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by | May 16, 2017 | 00:02

Philippe's appointment ticks several boxes for the 39-year-old Macron, France's youngest president, who took power on Sunday. A former economy minister with pro-business, pro-European views, Macron is the first French president who doesn't originate from the country's two mainstream parties.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:53

While talking to media, the defence minister said it can not be possible without the indulgence of Pakistani Army to sneak their force in Indian territory. Asked about the reactivation of terror launch pads across the LoC which were destroyed by India during the surgical strike a year ago, Rawat only said the "counter-infiltration postures" have been beefed up.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:56

Cohen's daughter, Samantha, first shared the moody black-and-white shot on Instagram , comparing herself to one of Andy Warhol's muses. Several of the replies drew angry retaliation from Mr Cohen. Cohen's daughter Samantha is 21 and attends the University of Pennsylvania, the alma mater of Trump and his daughter Ivanka. "She's lovely", tweeted a woman with the handle @kidsistah.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:34

Russian President Vladimir Putin weighed in Monday morning, calling the test "counterproductive" and "dangerous", but he also suggested the USA and it's regional allies could bear some of the blame, saying "we must stop intimidating North Korea".

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:50

In one of his first actions after taking office in January, Trump signed an order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade pact that was negotiated under President Barack Obama but never ratified by the U.S. The diplomat said all the European nations taking part in the summit's trade panel collectively chose to rebuff the text because they believe it does not sufficiently address European concerns surrounding transparency of public procurement and social and ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:17

After being fired from a launch pad in the Kusong region early on Sunday, the projectile travelled around 500 miles before dropping into the Sea of Japan. "It appears to have not only demonstrated an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) that might enable them to reliably strike the U.S. base at Guam, but more importantly, may represent a substantial advance to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)".

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:32

Jadhav's sentencing evoked a sharp reaction in India. "The Indian spy was convicted of offences against Pakistan's national security", he said. Reports state that General Bajwa was accompanied by Director General Inter-Services Intelligence Lt.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:16

At a White House news conference April 12, Trump said, "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all". Ending violence in Syria is highly needed given that the civil war has resulted in the death of more than 400,000 people.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:01

He believes there are three areas that need improving to prevent it happening again. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the agency coordinating efforts on cyber security issues, is circulating these Microsoft security patches in India.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:23

The two-day meeting included Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and presidents or prime ministers from Italy, Hungary, Greece, Kenya and most of China's Asian neighbors but no major Western leaders.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:30

North Korea has said that its Sunday's test-fire of a ground-to-ground ballistic missile proved the missile is capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. In Brussels, NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu called Pyongyang's move "a new flagrant breach of a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions", constituting "a threat to worldwide peace and security".

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:47

The former Indian Navy officer arrested from Pakistan Iran border on espionage charges. "Till such time any major decision is taken, no precipitate action by Islamabad can or should be allowed to be done", Singhvi asserted. on Monday urged India and Pakistan to engage in "direct dialogue". He further said that Indian lawyer Harish Salve had categorically quoted various instances as to how Pakistan has violated human rights, how it has deliberately committed the breach of the Vienna ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:19

Putin said the incident was "worrisome" but had done "no significant damage" in Russian Federation and called for urgent worldwide talks on countering the hackers. "I'm anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn on their machines on Monday", Europol director Rob Wainwright told Britain's ITV television.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:59

Inevitable", she tweeted.Mr. Mishra replies to her allegation tweet, "Sunita Kejriwal is a very loyal wife, she would not say anything against her husband. She doesn't know what type of conspiracies is being hatched in her house. "She is just doing her duty", Mishra said in a tweet. "Sunita ji is unaware of truth".

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:46

Some also have speculated that Qalibaf could serve as a vice president in Raisi's administration, in exchange for his support. Unofficial polls suggest that Mr Rouhani will win the election, but it is not clear if he will receive more than 50% of the vote and avoid a run-off on 26 May.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:57

Democrats also are accusing Trump of attempting to thwart the FBI's investigation of alleged Russian meddling in the US election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. "If, in fact, there are such recordings, I think those recordings will be subpoenaed and they will probably have to turn them over", said Lee, a member of the Judiciary Committee.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:17

Now, more fuel for the fire. Hegseth pointed out that the anti-Trump media first played up the "Russia collusion" angle (which still has not produced any evidence) in a bid to undermine and delegitimize Trump. Several candidates were interviewed to see who will take over the reins. Additionally, Gingrich discussed President Trump's warning that he might end daily White House press briefings.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:47

FRENCH president-elect Emmanuel Macron has laid the groundwork for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political movement. "This Socialist Party is dead, it is behind us", Valls said Tuesday. Both Macron and Le Pen visited Catholic cathedrals in Rodez and Reims respectively during their final day of campaigning May 5.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:40

One glaring issue here: Jackson wasn't really angry about what was happening with the Civil War, because he died more than a decade (1845) before it started (1861). "That's Andrew Jackson . And he had a very, very mean and nasty campaign". "I mean, this is American history, and the president is questioning that", he said on CNN.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:54

The fatality marks the first American combat death in Somalia since the "Black Hawk Down" battle against an al-Qaeda-backed militia in 1993. Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said the security forces killed Moalin Osman Abdi Badil alongside his three associates in a raid in Bariiree area, but did not indicate if the same raid involved us forces.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:11

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces advanced on Raqqa in a multi-pronged offensive, with backing from the US-led coalition, bringing them within four kilometres of the city to the north-east and within about six kilometres to the north.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:02

Someone needs to tell Donald Trump the first rule of comedy: don't go after the guy with the mic. "You have kids watching". "It only builds up my base". "I will give this to the man". You had to be nice to them so you didn't get turned away. The CBS show averaged 3.06 million viewers last week, which was up 12 percent from the previous week.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:38

China has signed cooperation deals with 68 countries and worldwide organisations during the two-day Belt and Road Forum. The B&R includes a maze of roads and port projects. "Washington's participation in the Belt and Road initiative will have knock-on effects, encouraging its allies to see the initiative from a more rational and objective perspective, and thus help win Beijing and its infrastructure projects more global understanding and influence".

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:48

The hackers then demand $300 in order to release control of the files. The attack was spread through a vulnerability that was leaked last month in a trove of hacking tools believed to belong to the NSA. The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries spread quickly and widely thanks to an unusual confluence of factors: A known and highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and a software design that allowed the ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:12

In his inaugural address Wednesday, South Korea's president said he would consider visiting Pyongyang under the right conditions. Moon advocated a two-track approach of pressure and sanctions toward North Korea to resolve the country's nuclear issue in a comprehensive, staged way.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:22

Jim Piazza said Penn State needs to "step up" to make "significant changes", saying "the rest of the country is watching". "They had all the intent to feed these young men lethal doses of alcohol - to bring them to alcohol poisoning levels".

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:58

Scottish Green co-convener Patrick Harvie said: "Our vote is clearly up and particularly where our candidates and campaigners have been active, it has had a definite impact on the results we are getting". Nicola Sturgeon hailed Scottish local elections as an "emphatic" win for the SNP - despite significant Conservative inroads. Not only is the Tory revival real (some Nationalists appeared to be in denial about that), but if some of the swings on Thursday are replicated in Westminster ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:04

While the summit has been given nearly non-stop coverage on Chinese state-run television, attention at the event was distracted by North Korea's latest missile test on Sunday. By some estimates, China plans to pump US$150 billion (S$210 billion) into such projects each year. North Korea relies heavily on trade with China for its economic survival, and U.S.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:35

Chapman gave up a two-out RBI single by Houston's Josh Reddick in the ninth inning Friday night, shook his pitching arm and was checked by head athletic trainer Steve Donohue on the mound moments later after throwing his 22nd pitch. I mean, come on. Jeter was joined by family and told the sold-out crowd the Yankees were "the only team I ever wanted to play for". Jeter laughed, then blurted out, "No!" Bernie Williams .

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:22

Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know what percent had given in to the extortionists. It took advantage of a Windows vulnerability leaked in April and the hacking tool is believed to belong to the NSA. In March, we released a security update which addresses the vulnerability that these attacks are exploiting.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:37

In a conversation described by Moscow as "businesslike and constructive, the two leaders also discussed the Syria crisis and agreed to work together to find solutions". The US action was accompanied by a dramatic shift in the Trump administration's rhetoric toward Russian Federation, one of the Syrian government's most important benefactors.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:16

The missile apparently has a longer range than those North Korea has tested in recent times, according to the Washington Post , pointing to the country potentially testing a new type of missile . Outside militaries and experts will closely analyze what the North fired. Official reports from South Korea, Japan, and the United States all state that the missile flew high and splashed down off North Korea's northeast coast, near Russian territory.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:55

Germany, which has Europe's biggest economy, has vehemently opposed taking direct responsibility for weaker eurozone countries' debts. In his inaugural address on Sunday, when he was sworn in as France's 25th President and the youngest ever, Mr Macron said he would "reform and relaunch" Europe.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:03

The department released newly declassified photographs depicting what it says is a building in the prison complex that has been adapted to support the crematorium. It is just one of many detention facilities where prisoners are being held, Jones said. But Trump hasn't outlined a larger strategy for ending the Arab country's civil war or ushering Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:31

I have had a great time here with my teammates and it has been a great journey. "All the Chinese people around me are friendly, and I appreciate this opportunity to enjoy life in this country". He has been in impressive form in recent weeks, however, and scored in a 1-1 draw with Guangzhou R&F on Friday as Hebei, coached by former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, moved up to fourth in the Chinese Super League standings.