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by | May 17, 2017 | 16:02

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $49.10, up 25 cents, or 0.51 percent from their last settlement. The Saudi-Russia announcement on Monday will probably extend a price rebound that began last week, though the rally is "modest" compared to the increase when OPEC cuts were first agreed to late past year, Goldman Sachs analysts said in a report.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:43

But the rancor in Washington since the dramatic Comey firing escalated over the past week, to the point that even a congenial figure like Cornyn was considered problematic because he is a partisan Republican. November 6, 2016: Trump criticizes Comey's second letter to Congress, saying Clinton was being protected by a "rigged system" and pronouncing her "guilty", despite the FBI's conclusion that criminal charges were unwarranted.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:58

Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. One: "They did not discuss anything having to do with the United States' decision to expel diplomats or impose censure against Russia", Pence said January 15 on CBS.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:14

When the German woman was woken by her friend's screams, she tried to help but Heinze hit her repeatedly with a hammer. South Australia supreme court justice Trish Kelly told Heinze his actions were "utterly depraved". "Even though you have presented as a docile and at times rather pathetic character sitting in the dock over these past months, it's obvious you are a man with a very strong anger management issue", Justice Kelly said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:58

International Olympic Committee evaluation commission chairman Patrick Baumann praised Paris' vision for the Olympics as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the French capital on Tuesday. PARIS Paris leaders of their latest Olympic bid insisted on Monday that their planned 1.7 billion-euro ($1.86-billion) athletes' village had guaranteed funding only for the 2024 Games and not 2028.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:17

Her fiance is former university classmate Kei Komuro, also 25, a graduate student at Tokyo's Hitotsubashi University who works at a law firm. Japan's cabinet is expected to approve a bill on Friday to allow Akihito, 83, to step down, the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in almost two centuries, after he said last August he feared age would make it hard to fulfil his duties.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:24

One official said it appeared the transition aides were moving the information from the transition offices to the White House, a distance of just a few blocks. "He wasn't briefed on the source of this information", McMaster said. When he was pressed about when the decision was made to share the information - reportedly details of an Isis threat to use explosives in laptops - he said: "He made the decision in the context of the conversation, which was wholly appropriate".

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:46

At a joint news conference in Washington after the meeting, Trump expressed support for Turkey in the struggle against Islamic State and the PKK. The YPG is the Syrian wing of the PKK, which is recognized as a terrorist group by Turkey, the US and EU.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:08

According to the Channel 2 report , the angry exchanges began when the Israeli team working with the American delegation asked whether Netanyahu could accompany Trump when he visits the Western Wall, a key expected stop on his May 22-23 visit to Israel and the West Bank.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:15

Comey..." After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House's attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russian Federation investigations only seem to add more fuel.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:11

The TMC won a decisive majority in Domkal, Raigunj and Pujali in the plains and Mirik in the hill area. TMC opened its account by winning one ward in Darjeeling, three in Kurseong and two in Kalimpong. Notably, BJP was in the second position in bypolls to Cooch Behar Lok Sabha seat in November 2016 and the Kanthi Dakshin assembly seat last month. BJP national president and former state president Rahul Sinha said that had there not been wide spread violence and booth capturing, BJP would ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:36

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Turkish premier Binali Yildirim discussed a host of security issues Thursday during a bilateral meeting in London, according to the Pentagon. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that he hoped the decision will be changed by the time he visits Washington for talks with Trump next week.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:19

But Rivera said a video he uploaded to social media, taken by a bystander, raised questions about how Negron died. "If that crucial part of the story is a lie, everything else is up for question", Rivera added. The office of the chief medical examiner ruled Negron's death a homicide and said he died from gunshots wounds to the torso and upper extremities. Bridgeport Police Chief A.J.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:06

The secretive state tested a new longer-range ballistic missile on Sunday, which it later claimed can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. The test-launch was a legitimate act of self-defense and USA criticism was a "wanton violation of the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK", a North Korean diplomat told the U.N.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:30

When Moon, the son of North Korean refugees, served as chief of staff to President Roh Moo-hyun from 2003 to 2008, he was part of a government that pursued what was termed a "Sunshine Policy" toward the North. Moon Jae-in, a member of the center-left Democratic Party, was elected on May 9th. "Furthermore, the capacity of the coal-fired power plants is small and June is off-peak season, so we think there would be little impact on the country's power supplies", a presidential official said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:29

The current USA. approach on the proposal-flights to America pose a threat but not the reverse-implies that the Trump administration considers USA airport security superior to that of European or Middle Eastern nations. US airlines have been pushing alternative solutions they believe will address security concerns while sidestepping measures that would block business travelers from working on laptops and prevent other fliers from viewing movies or reading books on tablets, according to the ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:38

US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, have previously said Trump discussed intelligence about Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak at last Wednesday's talks in the Oval Office.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:23

Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Nangarhar Province's governor, said on May 17 that a number of attackers entered a building of Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA). The unprecedented attack triggered global shock waves, with some condemning the use of Afghanistan as what they called a testing ground for the weapon, and against a militant group that is not considered as big a threat as the resurgent Taliban.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:23

As per reports, Tiwari had been staying at the guest house for past three days along with his batchmate who had gone to play badminton while Tiwari made a decision to venture out for a walk. Deepak Kumar said preliminary investigations suggest Tiwari died of seizure after he suffered from a fit. Anurag Tiwari's parents, wife and in-laws have been informed about the incident and they were on the way to Lucknow .

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:49

The man jumped in the auto and drove away with Beatrice in the back seat. But the man jumped into the auto and drove off with the seller's daughter, Beatrice Felicia, still sitting in the back. "They will be spoken to by police officers in due course". Romanian Beatrice, who lives in the area, was found at around 9pm and no arrests have been made.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:47

The tension seems to be increasing within the Trump administration especially since the firing of James Comey set odd events in motion as well as rumors of other possible terminations. He included specific details. It also reported that, in response to the "spontaneous" sharing of the sensitive intelligence, administration officials immediately contacted the CIA and NSA in damage control, fearing that Trump's actions could place Israel's source in danger.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:50

The Labour party has made weak wage growth one of its main themes ahead of the 8 June general election which opinion polls suggest Theresa May is on course to win. The BoE says that despite the fall in unemployment, there is little pressure on employers to raise pay sharply which could feed a more permanent inflation problem.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:59

Despite some judicial efforts, "a lack of political will to end impunity exposes Mexico as one of the most risky countries in the world for journalists". News of his slaying shook Mexico's journalism community, already alarmed by a spike in attacks against the media this year. It is now the scene of an internal battle between rival factions of the Sinaloa Cartel, which are vying for power in the wake of former leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's extradition to the U.S.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:13

The March order was Trump's second effort to craft travel restrictions. They asked an administration lawyer about what one judge called Trump's "profound" campaign statements calling for a ban on Muslims entering the United States. Better would be for a judge, as a gate guard of the Constitution, to give weight to the actual document before him for constitutional consideration.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:37

Bank executives will also risk pay cuts and job losses if found guilty of misconduct - a measure that follows scandals, including financial advisers receiving kickbacks. Mr Turnbull the Medicare levy hike would offer comfort to the families of children with disabilities. The budget involved a textbook manoeuvre by Mr Morrison - disarm your opponents by grabbing some of their ideas.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:40

The stakes have been raised ahead of Britain's early election in June, with the opposition Labour Party setting out its Brexit strategy. "Where EU nationals living here are guaranteed their rights and can live in certainty that Brexit will not affect them", he said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:15

Macron previously met Merkel when he visited Berlin in March as a candidate. New French President Emmanuel Macron is set to name a prime minister and visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a busy first full day in office on Monday. "We have a 39-year-old guy [as French president] with, however, good work experiences, and, above all, with a lovely mum who has taken him by the arm ever since he was a boy", Berlusconi said late Monday during a campaign event in Monza, near Milan.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:25

Trump, in his interview, also gave further details of his account that Comey had told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation matter. The FBI sources could not confirm a New York Times report that Trump had asked Comey to declare his loyalty, but the former official said he would expect the FBI director to refuse, as the newspaper reported.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:13

Curry used 6-for-9 shooting from 3-point range to lead seven Warriors scorers in double figures. We saw how the San Antonio's fate turned upside down in the third quarter, and a full matchup of that kind of unimaginative effort will quickly turn the second game into a blow-out.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:07

Trump still thinks he is living in reality television tabloid land where attacking the man in charge of the federal investigation of his campaign for potential collusion with a hostile foreign power is the same as throwing insults at Cher and Rosie O'Donnnell.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:36

North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the United States mainland within reach. The latest launch appeared to fulfill both criteria, Haley said, "so I believe that China will stay true to that, and that we'll come together on how we're going to do that".

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:50

NDP Leader John Horgan said Wednesday he wasn't ready to discuss making deals until the vote count is complete, but in the final days of the campaign he called on Green voters to support the NDP, citing the common goals they share. "We will continue to have discussions, and we know how to compromise". The Green party elected a new member to the British Columbia legislature in Tuesday's election.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:35

In his statement to reporters, Trump did not directly address his decision to arm the Kurds. But a face-to-face confrontation on the matter between Trump and Erdogan seems inevitable. Putin said Russian Federation, however, would maintain working contacts with the group as they fighted against Daesh. "Put yourself in the shoes of the Turkish president", the official said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:52

US Senator Bernie Sanders has backed comments made by US President Donald Trump that Australia has a better health care system than America. NEW YORK: Donald Trump and Australia's Malcolm Turnbull met for a patch-things-up summit in New York Thursday, with the U.S.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:20

His statement came after The Washington Post ... At the time of the initial U.S. announcement, the government said it had no plans for such a change. "If we do follow the British ban, in actual fact there won't be a ban, because the only non-stop flights (to Australia) from that part of the world are from those (Middle Eastern) airports".