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by | May 17, 2017 | 18:18

The former first lady of San Francisco told the Mercury News in San Jose, California, on Monday that taking that job or having another press role in the White House has been "raised by a number of people" in the Trump administration. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, said he wants to see more details, but he believes "this is another example of whatever Trump does gets the worst possible spin".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:07

The country's official Korean Central News Agency said the test firing of the new ground-to-ground strategic ballistic missile "Hwasong-12" was successful. Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office last week that he'd be willing to visit North Korea if the circumstances were right.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:33

In a telephone interview with POLITICO , the Unite leader pinned the blame for Labour's struggles on the media's "constant attack" on Corbyn, internal party divisions, and on public support for Prime Minister Theresa May "jumping on the bandwagon of hard Brexit".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:32

Global human rights groups voiced their outrage with the sentence and called the treatment of the men as abusive and humiliating, calling for their immediate release. "This is barbaric - this is another low point for Aceh, and also for Indonesia", Indonesia researcher for Human Rights Watch, Andreas Harsono, said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:49

The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions a year ago to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs. "We need to return to dialogue with North Korea and stop scaring it and find ways to resolve these problems peacefully". North Korean state media have uploaded a video of the launch to YouTube.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:09

Jahanigiri, the reformist hopeful, urged all his supporters to vote for Rouhani, said the report. President Hassan Rouhani remains the narrow favourite for a second term thanks to Iran's re-engagement with the world after the lifting of sanctions, but has been hammered by hardline foes over his failure to rehabilitate the economy.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:03

The left-hander could play an important role in England, and his ability to play aggressively will come handy at the top of the order. BCCI Joint Secretary Amitabh Choudhary will hold a meeting on Monday to select the squad . He was the main reason that Indian went on to win the trophy last time around. Kuldeep has an x-factor while Harbhajan has had the best economy rate among spinners in the IPL.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:51

But some, like Senator John McCain - who said this has become a scandal of "Watergate size and scale" - are clearly wavering. The White House has pointed to testimony that Mr McCabe gave to lawmakers last week saying there has been no effort to impede the FBI's probe.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:46

Suggesting Rangers are poised to take advantage of McInnes losing key players this summer, Caixinha further bemused his opposite number by publicly stating his admiration for out of contract Dons skipper Ryan Jack. So if he thinks he's going to do a brilliant job by finishing above Aberdeen then he'll quickly realise that's not enough. I don't think there has been any improvement since (Mark) Warburton left.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:24

But he acknowledged that "it would be helpful to have less drama emanating from the White House". A US official who confirmed the disclosure to The Associated Press said the revelation potentially put the source at risk. President Donald Trump is under pressure to stick to the script and avoid fresh flare-ups when he embarks this week on his first foreign trip, a nine-day trek to the Middle East and Europe.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:35

Just before the end of his tenure, former US President Barack Obama renewed a six-month waiver pushing a decision on whether to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem . Trump is expected to arrive in Israel on May 22 as part of his first foreign tour since taking office. As for the near future, the official said that depending on Trump's actions after the visit, we will see if the next Palestinian steps are in the realm of diplomacy or of resistance to the 50-year-old occupation.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:35

May 16, 2017 . They promised renewed economic ties and lionized each other's militaries for their efforts against ISIS. A Turkish expert in global relations told Asharq Al-Awsat that "cold relations" between Ankara and the USA might persist, especially after the Pentagon announced that it would arm Kurdish militias in Syria, as a main partner in fighting ISIS.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:06

This comes as the Republican chairman of the House oversight committee says he will seek copies of any memos Comey wrote about his meetings with Trump. official said on condition of anonymity. After the briefing, Trump "asked Sessions and Pence to leave", the source told CNN . In this February 10, 2017 file photo, then-national security adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:39

He said: "To prevent this extraordinary, able young lady from following her long-held desire to enter the profession she wishes to would be too severe". Come October, she will then resume her studies at Oxford. And thus, he would make an "exceptional" decision in sentencing on Sep. 25. But due to Woodward's criminal conviction, it would be unlikely that she will be allowed to become a surgeon, according to Jim Sturman, who was defending her.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:31

Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned for possibly misrepresenting conversations he had with Kislyak months before Trump took office. McMaster on Tuesday said that he was not concerned that allies would stop sharing information with the a result of Trump's conversations with the Russians.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:46

And in line with another custom from the time when France had kings, there will be a special mass for the country in St Peter's Basilica on May 30. Macron also declared there needs to be "a Europe that protects our citizens better". Emmanuel Macron's support for the Paris bid is seen as symbolically important, and his decision to meet Tuesday with the visiting International Olympic Committee delegation was one of his first moves since taking office Sunday.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:48

The White House acknowledged Trump made the decision essentially on the spot. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2017 terrorism and airline flight safety. Trump fired Flynn on February 13, on grounds that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russians. The fact that Israel - one of America's closest allies - was the source of the information passed on to Russian Federation, will complicate Mr Trump's first trip, on which he is due to ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:36

He used the words "wholly appropriate" nine separate times. But such an ability carries the presumption that in doing so, the president would exercise the highest levels of judgment, discretion and objective, carefully weighing possible repercussions and first communicating the plan with the source nation.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:39

Because of its success infiltrating systems, the software - also known as WannaCrypt, Wana Decryptor or WCry - is already inspiring imitators . Indeed, while FedEx Corp. Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, came out swinging against the National Security Agency on Sunday , alleging the attack used exploits that were stolen from the agency earlier this year.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:04

Working with a Colorado sculptor, the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation envisions a 10-foot bronze statue on a four-foot base, showing a police officer hugging his family. It's also said that the Lord is close to the broken-hearted. It's a selfless endeavor and a truly honorable path that only a few can and will choose to take as a career.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:07

And in the discography, Corbyn's Labour manifesto was listed alongside Skepta's Konnichiwa and Drake's More Life. "Our country will only work for the many not the few if opportunity is in the hands of the many". The party's election platform includes promises to increase the minimum wage to 10 pounds ($12.89) an hour by 2020 from the current 7.50 pounds, nationalize railways, energy companies and the postal service, scrap university tuition fees and pump billions more into the National ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:57

The Americans implied that their Israeli colleagues should "be careful" as of January 20, Trump's inauguration date, when transferring intelligence information to the White House and to the National Security Council (NSC), which is subject to the president.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:01

Liverpool's 4-0 win at West Ham took them to third on 73 points with one game remaining, while Manchester City are fourth on 72 points with two games left to play. We want to keep him with us because we know he is so important for our team". Arsenal are only in with a shout of the top four thanks to Sanchez, who played through the pain of a thigh injury to see off Sunderland , emphasising how much they need him to sign a new contract.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:56

A Pakistani official said India had been provided a copy of Jadhav's passport when he was arrested but it had been unable to explain the Muslim name. "Indeed, with clear from the Vienna conventions itself that there are provisions beyond article 36 that need to be considered before coming to the court with the bold assertion that the Vienna is interrelated regime", Qureshi said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:03

The missile, dubbed the Hwasong-12, was launched at a high trajectory on Sunday, reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers and traveling 787 kilometers before landing in the sea near Russian Federation, the North's official news agency KCNA reported.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:16

May 16, 2017 . Erdogan is staying at Blair House across from the White House during his stay and was not present at the embassy during the commotion. Mr Erdogan said the U.S. shouldn't work with the YPG Kurdish militia, a group Turkey considers a terrorist organisation, that Mr Trump plans to arm.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:35

Pakistan clinched their first ever series win in the Caribbean when they beat West Indies in a thrilling finish to the third test in Dominica on Sunday, giving Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq a flawless retirement present. Commending the services of retiring Captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Younas Khan, the President said that through their illustrious careers they have written a golden chapter in the history of Pakistani Cricket.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:07

Javier Valdez was killed when assailants opened fire on his vehicle in the state capital, Culiacan, according to RioDoce , the media outlet he co-founded and where he worked. Mexican President Enrique peña Nieto expressed his condolences to the family and friends of H. Valdez. Its so-called "drugs war" has the armed forces on one side, powerful gangs on the other and corrupt officials in between - and those not wanting to be reported on are getting away with murder.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:09

Also, insider James Smith sold 133,494 shares of Cairn Energy PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 6th. Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on Synthomer PLC from GBX 367 ($4.74) to GBX 450 ($5.81) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Monday, January 23rd.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:38

In the memo, Sessions, who said in March that there was " too much of a tolerance for drug use ", called for prosecutors to charge offenders with the "most serious, readily provable offense", deviating only in special circumstances and with the approval of a us attorney general or assistant attorney general.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:40

If this Dublin punter sees Si Woo Kim anytime soon, he owes him a stack of pints. Once Kim dropped his three birdies putts, he was unrelenting, especially when he made par saves on six of the back-nine holes. Now, he's nearly assured of being in the season-ending FedEx Cup play-offs. "I'm just so excited to be the champion". "It has been tough, it's been a tough 18 months".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:06

Japanese broadcaster NTV reported 600 companies in that country had been hit, and automaker Nissan and the Hitachi conglomerate said they were addressing the problem at their units that were affected. "Which we will", she said. The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:35

Shahzada Anwar Ali Shah, the head of the mosque's board of trustees, said they are at the final stage of discussing the matter with their lawyers. Earlier, When India Today questioned him on the illegal use of the beacon, an angry Barkati retorted asking, "Why are you so concerned about my red beacon?" On Tuesday, the Board had filed a complaint against Barkati in Bowbazar police station "for forcefully snatching away the keys of the mosque's official room".

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:44

A top US Navy commander on Wednesday pushed for a "sense of urgency" over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, stressing it even threatens Pyongyang's allies China and Russian Federation. Pottinger later told reporters that the countries reaffirmed "desires to get the two leaders together quickly" following a telephone conversation last week that Trump used to invite Moon to the White House.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:28

Trump last week shared highly classified information with senior Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting, putting at risk a source of intelligence on the Islamic State group, according to a current US official. "They tricked us", an angry White House official said. The president declined to characterize the information shared as classified and his national security adviser, H.R.