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by | June 11, 2017 | 10:00

Trump faced a welcoming audience of 500 at the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati's East End, including members of the maritime trades, local union ironworkers, builders and business operators. Under a new infrastructure program, improvements to the nation's 12,000 miles of inland waterways will happen sooner, he said. In speaking about prospective infrastructure plans, Trump stressed the importance of utilizing American labor and resources in moving forward with these potential projects.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:25

Asked about when the president is going to talk about the tapes, Press Secretary simply said "when he's ready". But former FBI Director James Comey's remarks to a packed hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee left the Republican president far from unscathed.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:09

Standard Chartered (StanChart) Research in a note says that it does not discount the possibility of a second election , given the uncertain outlook and noting that the higher turnout among young people appears to have boosted the Labour Party's vote.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:01

Andy said he tackled the man, who managed to get back to his feet and run towards the back of the plane, where a group of other male passengers detained him. Heavily-armed police wearing helmets and body armour and carrying rifles boarded the plane and put the man under arrest. "The plane landed safely at the airport and passengers are now exiting the plane and speaking to investigators", Victoria Police said in a statement.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:55

Sturgeon's party, which almost swept the board in Scotland two years ago, lost heavyweights to a Conservative Party reinvigorated by Scottish leader Ruth Davidson. Mr Salmond, who was Scotland's first minister between 2007 and 2014, had won a majority of 8,687 at the last election in 2015. The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn , is adamant that May ought to pay the price of her miscalculation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:31

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said the adverse weather condition had left 112 people injured. The army believed that it does not expect to find any more people to survive due to flood and landslide . One of the worst affected areas was the southwestern district of Kalutara. On Saturday, an Indian naval ship arrived in Colombo with medical teams and relief supplies.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:45

On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break, even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market. The Brexit negotiations are due to begin, and if the United Kingdom is to get the right deal, there is no time to waste. May's predecessor David Cameron sought to silence eurosceptic fellow Conservatives by calling the referendum on European Union ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:45

If Kasowitz' s accusations of criminal conduct against Comey were accepted and believed by the Senate and federal prosecutors and a federal grand jury indictment followed, the result would be a criminal trial of the former FBI director, requiring the testimony under oath of the President of the United States .

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:28

Yesterday, following the deadly twin attacks in Tehran , Trump stated: "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times". Armed assailants, dressed as women, attacked the parliament buildings in the morning. Iran's Revolutionary Guards accused Saudi Arabia, its regional rival, of supporting the attack.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:14

Before beating Halep , Ostapenko allowed the media to get to know her as she answered a number of questions on topics other than the final. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". Simona Halep: "I'm sad I couldn't win it, but it was a great experience". But also in the deciding moments, I think I played pretty well. And also sometimes I was making too many unforced errors.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:17

British police arrested a man under counter terrorism laws on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the London Bridge attack . The police have come under scrutiny following the identification of the attackers because one of them was known to the authorities.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:04

The US Defense Department is conducting investigation, Pentagon said in a statement. "Today around noon an Afghan commando opened fire on United States troops in Achin district, killing two American soldiers", provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said earlier.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:33

A Downing Street spokesman said details will be discussed and agreed by cabinet on Monday, after which more information is likely to be released. This week's election left the Conservatives several seats short of a majority in Parliament, so they are seeking a deal with the Northern Ireland-based DUP, which won 10 seats.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:57

On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case. The attacks come amid already heightened tensions in the Middle East, as Saudi Arabia and other Arab states moved to isolate Qatar this week over the Gulf state's alleged support for Islamist radicals in the region and its ties with Iran.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:06

Both belonged to Rathsuna village of Tral tehsil where they were buried in the village's martyr's graveyard as thousands attended their burial. Meanwhile, authorities in Ganderbal district imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in the region, restricting movement on people.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:00

In doing so, the President's tone, if not his message, clashed with his most senior national security officials, highlighting the often mixed messages emerging from his administration since the Qatar crisis began Tuesday. That base, the AL Udeid Air Base is the main regional center for U.S. air missions in the ongoing fight against Daesh. "Qatar remains critical for coalition air operations in the fight against ISIS and around the region".

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:33

Rep. While the political class and the media were entertaining themselves with the Comey Senate hearings, the House Republicans passed legislation that will gut the Obama-era Dodd-Frank Law that regulates the banking system in the United States.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:46

Turkey has meanwhile brought forward a planned troop deployment to Qatar and pledged to provide food and water supplies to its Arab ally, which hosts a Turkish military base. He did urge Qatar to be "responsive to the concerns of its neighbors" and to immediately crack down on extremist funding. It has also become closer to Moscow, even as they support opposing sides in the Syrian war and are also competitors in the gas market.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:39

Eight people were killed before the assailants - Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - were shot dead by police. Mr Haydon said: "When I come back to Butt trying getting hold of a 7.5 tonne lorry - the effect could have been even worse".

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:34

However, a press release on the militia group Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battalion's Facebook page attributed the amnesty to an act of parliament. He is now completely free. Since last July, he had been under a regime of semi-liberty - under the control of the militias in Zintan but free to receive visitors. There are now several centers of power in Libya, with the the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and the one in Tobruk toward the east of the country, being the most ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:33

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott speaks during an anti-abortion rally at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, July 8, 2013. Of more than 1,200 incorporated cities in the state, only about 100 (including the City of Overton) have local bans that begin and end at their city limits.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:48

The bloodthirsty gang were shot dead before they could make their way back to the van where their petrol bombs were stored. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson acknowledged that the security services had to provide an answer. "One witness said he saw a woman stabbed '10 or 15 times" by the men, who he said shouted, 'This is for Allah'. The couple is thought to have split.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:08

The prime minister's situation appeared precarious as Conservative former minister Anna Soubry said she should "consider her position" and take personal responsibility for a "dreadful" campaign and a "deeply flawed" manifesto after choosing to go to the country three years early in the hope of extending her majority.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:59

Chouhan's wife Sadhana was by his side. Curfew will be relaxed for 12 hours tomorrow in Mandsaur city and Pipliamandi as the situation improved in these areas hit by violent protests by farmers but police said restrictions on movement of people will continue.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:58

Trump's shift from real estate mogul and reality TV star to political powerhouse was driven in part by his campaign to spread the lie that President Barack Obama was born outside the United States . Trump said Comey's testimony also vindicated him from allegations that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. If Comey said untrue things under oath - and knew that they were untrue - that's perjury.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:57

Which, naturally, calls for a high five. Corbyn had been surrounded by cheering supporters on the night of the general election as he arrived at the count centre in Islington, London, when Thornberry went to congratulate the leader over the party taking over a number of key seats .

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:22

Raising slogans against the Madhya Pradesh government, the Congress workers attempted to disrupt railway traffic by climbing over a train engine and sitting on tracks. On the day of the incident, the government and the police had rubbished allegations that the police fired at the protesting farmers. Along with him were Congress leaders like Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:51

While Mrs May said her top ministers would remain in post, she hinted her two close aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - blamed by many Tory MPs for the party's disastrous campaign - could face the chop. Years later, the DUP proved to be the main beneficiary of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which ended the Troubles. The party are well known for their hardline anti-abortion views.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:34

Mr Comey had detailed this interaction in a memo, writing that the President told him: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". But it is damaged. "Ultimately, the presidency is about power of persuasion, and his powers will be diminished by this". "I think he was exonerated", GOP Rep.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:24

Trump argued that the Paris agreement favors emerging economies such as China's and India's at the expense of US workers. Trump's decision drew heavy criticism within the USA and internationally, including in China, which swiftly recommitted itself to the agreement forged with the administration of former President Obama.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:40

TRUMP: Over a fairly short period of time . On the agenda: defense. TRUMP: And there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it, according to everybody that I've read today, but I did not say that. "I can definitely say the president is not a liar and frankly am insulted by that question", White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. In his opening statement to Congress, Mr Comey said the President had privately told him in the Oval Office: "I hope you can see your way clear to ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:37

Police say the men used pink ceramic knives. Police said Pakistan-born Khuram Butt , one of the three attackers, was unable to rent the large truck online due to payment issues, leading the trio to hire a white van before driving into pedestrians on the London Bridge and launching a stabbing rampage in the Borough Market on June 3, BBC reported.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:42

A DUP source told HuffPostUK: "The two parties have worked well together for two years". The DUP said only that it would enter talks. Conservative lawmaker Heidi Allen said Britain needed a prime minister right now so May should stay on, but added that her days were numbered.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:17

Trump's comments came as Washington joins intensifying worldwide efforts to heal the worsening rift between the key Western Gulf allies, which has escalated into the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shortly before Trump's remarks said the Gulf countries' land and air blockade of Doha was hurting the campaign against IS, an assessment Pentagon officials only partially corroborated.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:23

In a tweet, Tusk said: "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". Mrs. May faces strong criticism within her own party for her weak performance during the election campaign and for unwisely exercising her prerogative by calling for the election this year, after only two years of a five-year parliament.