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by | June 09, 2017 | 10:58

As Kuwait's emir shuttled between Gulf capitals for talks, US President Donald Trump offered to host a White House meeting if necessary, in a change of heart from his initial support for the Saudi-led boycott. Sheikh Mohammed insisted, however, that the country is not anxious about a food shortage and said Iran was ready to help with securing food supplies.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:02

They say, 'Either you do it, or we will.' They call it 'cleaning your honor with blood.' They tortured a man for two weeks [then] they summoned his parents and brothers who all came. 'We have to aim our missile systems at facilities that are threatening us. During the episode, which was shown to a number of news outlets including Bloomberg , who said the documentary " offered little that's new about the former KGB agent who's ruled Russian Federation for more than 17 years".

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:33

UP 10th Class Results 2017: The UP Board going to declare the results of high school (class 10) on Friday, 9th June 2017 at around 12 pm. And here are the simple steps by which you can check your UP Board 10th exam result 2017. Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh was formed in the year 1921 and its headquarter is located in Allahabad. The Board conducted the exams between March 16 and April 1.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:44

He concluded by noting that Comey's comments about how Trump was not personally swept up in any counterintelligence investigation are "virtually the only facts" that hadn't leaked out prior to Comey's testimony. The appearance of the 56-year-old former lawyer was keenly anticipated in Washington, even if some of the impact of Mr Comey's words may be been softened by his decision to release seven pages of written testimony the previous day.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:59

However, the bars will only be able get their licences renewed in accordance with the Supreme Court's recent directive which bans such vending within 500 metres from national and state highways. However, the minimum age to drink at bars has been raised from 21 years to 23. About the Catholic church's charge that the LDF government had "cheated" the state by deciding to reopen closed bars, he said "with all due respect to them we are unable to implement what they say".

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:42

Japanese F-15s are also taking part in simulated combat with US F-18s. In opening remarks, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull expressed disappointment over Trump's recent withdrawals from both the Paris Climate Accord and the Trans Pacific Partnership - a multilateral trade deal that was supposed to bind the United States economically with 12 other Asian nations.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:01

A couple of people are still feared to be trapped under the debris, he said. "What exactly triggered the fire is not yet known". The deceased were labourers who were working at the factory when the explosion took place. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered a probe into the incident and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:56

Most importantly, staffers said the bill would allow states to waive ObamaCare rules requiring insurers to cover a range of healthcare services, known as essential health benefits. "The Senate, I'm sure, will follow suit and get it across the finish line this summer", Trump said. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, both Tennessee Republicans, on the political spot, demanding they publicly state whether "they agree with this dark-of-night, one-sided, backroom repeal plan" and if they were "ready ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:01

Wednesday's attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which also wounded more than 50 people, were the first claimed by IS in Iran. Only a month ago, the Saudi crown prince, while ruling out any possible dialogue with Tehran , stated that the struggle for regional influence will "take place inside Iran", implying that regime change and support for armed resistance inside Iran were cards on the table.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:59

But Khan doubled down on his stance just hours after Trump criticized his response to the London terror attack. Khan's spokesperson said Trump took the mayor's words out of context. He claimed Mr Khan, who has been busy working in conjunction with the security services and held a vigil for victims of the attack, was not doing enough to tackle terrorism in the wake of the atrocities.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:09

Nashville's lead was short-lived. The Pittsburgh Penguins are averaging 3.4 goals per game and are scoring on 23.1 percent of their power plays . "Just a little bit of a wakeup call", Wilson said. "He's excellent, made huge, huge saves for us at key times in this game, specifically one down low on his pad where he kept close, got the rebound and covered it up, even with them crashing the net", Penguins forward Chris Kunitz said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:56

Comey's accusations could further mire Trump's administration in legal difficulties, as special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional committees investigate alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:55

Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with Trump. With their jaws clenched, their faces alternating between smiles and grimaces, the two men shook hands until the knuckles of Mr.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:23

But even a slim Tory majority is unlikely to be convincing enough to suggest that Theresa May's election gamble has paid off. The Prime Minister has described the general election today as the most important election in her lifetime as Britain prepares to start on Brexit talks this summer.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:26

The U.N. human rights office said Thursday it has credible reports that the Daesh terrorist group has killed more than 230 civilians trying to flee Iraq's western Mosul since May 26. "Sources reported that the civilians were fleeing armed clashes between ISIL and the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF)". The human rights group alleges that some of the attacks may have been illegal under global humanitarian law for resulting in "disproportionate civilian harm in comparison to the military ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:09

The current policy allows such activities in the bird's habitat but establishes protections to ensure the sage grouse , which has dropped in population from the millions to between 200,000 and 500,000, does not become extinct. Matt Mead , a Republican. It's hard to know exact sage grouse population numbers, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates somewhere between 200,000 to 500,000 sage grouse live across the range.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:46

Are you surprised that no one wants to be Trump's lawyer? "When the President tweets , we should treat those words as formal", Neiss said . And that's all thanks to Twitter . Lawyers and veterans of past scandals have called Trump's Twitter feed a "gold mine" that provides investigators with a timeline of Trump's thoughts and opinions and could also be used to establish intent.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:32

We're learning new details about a local woman accused of leaking classified information to the media. She lived alone in a rented Battle Row home with her pets. She adopted a military posture when she stood. Her stepfather, Gary Davis , told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that regardless of her politics, she's still a patriot.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:53

May had unexpectedly called the snap election seven weeks ago, even though no vote was due until 2020. May became prime minister through a Conservative Party leadership contest when predecessor David Cameron resigned after the referendum.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:13

Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed what he called the " repugnant White House statement". "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship". "In this case, since we do not want to make slogans and unsubstantiated remarks, it is early to say that it was from the Saudi Arabia ". In twin terrorist attacks Wednesday, militants stormed Iran's parliament and the tomb of the country's spiritual leader.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:09

David Miller was the only South Africa batsman to offer any real resistance, hitting a patient 75 not out, and he and Chris Morris (28) added 47 for the seventh wicket, although it remained a case of grinding out the runs until the last five overs.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:33

A third Chinese national managed to evade the kidnappers while a passerby was shot in the foot when he tried to intervene. There had been no claims of responsibility until Thursday, when the Syria-based terrorist group's global media outlet, the Amaq News Agency, announced the executions.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:41

FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. "The NSA report, dated May 5, provides details of a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyberattack on a USA voting software supplier, though there is no evidence that any votes were affected by the hack", CNN reports.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:24

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced Monday they were severing diplomatic relations and closing air, sea and land links with Qatar . "Any de-escalation to the crisis is likely to require a leadership change in Qatar ", Control Risks, a consulting firm, wrote in an assessment of the crisis.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:07

The attackers struck at Iran's most potent symbols: its parliament complex in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who led the 1979 Islamic revolution. The Islamic State group claimed the Tehran attacks; no link has emerged of Saudi Arabia's involvement. Both attacks were claimed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), the jihadist organization based in Iraq and Syria.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:03

Department of Health and Human Services. Handel is betting on the Republican leanings of a district that has elected Newt Gingrich, a former House speaker; Johnny Isakson, now Georgia's senior US senator; and Tom Price , who resigned to become Trump's health secretary.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:13

Every Indian will remember the steel mills in Bhilai and Bokaro, the Bhakra-Nangal hydropower plant, as well as photos taken from the Soyuz T-11 spacecraft by Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space, Modi said. The Internet is going insane about German Chancellor Angela Merkel "overlooking" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gesture to shake hands with her.Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Bavarian allies in a beer tent in Munich on Sunday that Europe could no longer completely rely on its ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:24

Paris police say an unidentified assailant has attacked a police officer near the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the officer then shot and wounded the attacker. She said police had sectioned off an area around the cathedral and down the street. Officers later discovered the man was carrying a hammer and kitchen knives, as well as a student identity card indicating he was from Algeria.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:25

Instead of catching crooks and sniffing out explosives, he much preferred getting belly tickles and cuddles from strangers, reports the BBC . Gavel's good nature put an end to his chances of being a police dog, but the pup has a new career, thanks to the governor of Queensland .

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:44

He noted that there's a "white savior complex" present in society that has placed all the focus on the three men who stood up to Christian, rather than addressing the daily, lived experience of racism and Islamophobia that young people like Destinee and her friend face.

by | June 09, 2017 | 08:21

Some countries such as Ethiopia said Trump's decision would make things harder for the least developed nation, but there were no plans for anyone to quit the Paris pact. He said he would notify the UN Secretary General and the climate change secretariat that USA cities, states, businesses and others would aim to meet the US's commitment to reducing emissions 26 per cent below the 2005 levels by 2025.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:07

With the state facing yet another budget shortfall of $900 million, government leaders decided that enough was enough. "On each thousand of taxable income in that bracket, it's a difference of $4", Rep. "Congratulations to Kansas for voting to roll back outrageous tax cuts for the wealthy that devastated the state". "This does move the state of Kansas forward".

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:21

Same-sex couples will be able to marry in some churches in Scotland after religious authorities on Thursday agreed to change texts stating marriage is between a man and a woman, the first such move for a major Christian church in Britain. The step we have taken today is a momentous one. "The Churches of the Anglican Communion are autonomous and free to make their own decisions on canon law".

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:49

They elected someone who had never been inside of government and quite frankly didn't spend a lot of time interacting with government except at the local level. Comey said he became concerned that Trump was trying to create "some sort of patronage relationship". Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating what U.S.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:29

Trump, who realised the hullabaloo his tweet had stirred up on the micro-blogging site, deleted it and posted another tweet that only added to the chaos - "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Since Trump coined the new term " covfefe ", social media has erupted with hilarious reactions. The Twitter reactions engendered secondary trending topics like "Urban Dictionary", which was among the most-discussed topics on Twitter as users took to the crowd-sourced internet ...