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by | May 17, 2017 | 20:56

Asked what currency could be used, Ms Sturgeon said: "The starting point for an independent Scotland is we'd use the pound, it's our currency". "I can say with confidence (that an independent Scotland will not join the euro) because there is no rule that forces any member of the European Union to join the euro, that is simply a statement of fact".

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:17

The United Nations Security Council on Monday "demanded" that North Korea "conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests", warning of further sanctions, after the regime's latest missile launch Sunday, which came days after South Korea's presidential elections.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:24

Emmanuel Macron's pledge to transform the French political landscape moved closer to fulfilment today when a former Socialist prime minister said that he was joining his camp. The worst-case scenario for him would be a strong parliamentary majority for his opponents, dictating his choice of prime minister and limiting his presidency.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:55

Labour has accused the Government of a "chaotic" response, and claimed cuts had left hospitals "wide open" to being compromised. A security researcher was able to disable the " WannaCry " ransomware attack that crippled numerous NHS systems and impacted organisations around the world on Friday simply by registering a domain referenced by the malware.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:15

They said that forces retaliated with tear smoke shells triggering clashes. The Indian Army launched the massive anti-terror operation after receiving information about the presence of militants in the area. The search operation was carried out two weeks after a similar but larger operation was undertaken in Shopian district which has witnessed a spurt in militant activities recently.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:14

For those older youth, the LDS Church will form its own programs. "Instead, young men activities will focus on spiritual, social, physical, and intellectual outlined by the church", the statement said. "I kind of felt like something was going to happen, but it was still a surprise", said church member Andrea Veenker. The church said it will continue to use Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs for boys ages 8-13 - more than 280,000 Mormon boys in the USA and Canada.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:24

Fearing molestation and harassment by the local boys of the village, as many as 86 school girls in Haryana have been sitting on hunger strike for nearly a week now demanding the state government to take stock of the situation. Reportedly, the Haryana Government has issued a notification in this regard. The education minister today said the rules had been relaxed after discussion with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and the Additional Chief Secretary of the school education department, P K ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:20

He also sought to link the divorce custom, largely followed by Sunni Muslims, with the larger debate over religion, saying secularism was subjection of religious doctrine to the rule of law. The high court added that no fatwa can be contrary to someone's rights. "We will limit our scrutiny only to the validity of triple talaq ". In a very strong observation, the Supreme Court has said that triple talaq is the worst and most undesirable form of ending a marriage among Muslims.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:21

In 2005, then-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder called an early national ballot after the SPD lost an election in the state. Schulz conceded Sunday's loss, saying, "This is a hard day for the Social Democrats, a hard day for me personally as well".

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:50

Over the course of his campaign, Trump hinted at dropping the traditional two-state solution past presidents have supported (he also mulled moving the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the disputed holy city claimed by both Palestinians and Israelis).

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:30

Trump's tweet , he added, was "inappropriate". The White House has drawn criticism for the timing of Comey's firing, which occurred as the Federal Bureau of Investigation continued to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible connections with the Trump campaign.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:35

But they asked Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he had lied about the nature of the calls. "We believed that General Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians", Yates told the hearing in her first public comments on the scandal which has dogged the opening months of Trump's presidency.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:02

The global cyber-attack has so far swept across more than 100 countries including the United States, Britain, Germany and China. This suggests that most victims have not paid up. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex global investigation to identify the culprits", said a statement issued by Europol, Europe's police agency.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:14

The first vice president added that he regarded support for President Rouhani's administration, which managed to prepare the ground and make up for the past mismanagement, as the support for the entire Islamic establishment. Rumors about Khamenei's health have swirled for years, and Raisi's appointment appeared to signal confidence in the younger cleric and that he was being groomed for Iran's most powerful post.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:20

Her uncle, Stuart Campbell, was convicted of her murder in December 2002, but never said where to find her body. Now Essex Police have revealed they received "credible" information of "unusual activity" at the block garages in Thurrock. He said: "I do know that in 2001 that garage block had not been searched by officers". Police began searching the site on Monday, 16 years after failing to act on a tip-off about the garages, which were never searched.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:13

A dramatic rift was created between Washington and Jerusalem as US President Donald Trump's team as well as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's team both issued harsh statements on Monday evening less than a week prior to the president's much-expected visit to Israel.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:37

India had been unable to provide an explanation for Jadhav's passport which bears a Muslim name, he said. "However, there is an apprehension that this being Pakistan.it will do what it wants, despite all our best efforts". Khawar Qureshi as Counsel, Asad Rahim Khan as Junior Counsel and Joseph Dyke as Legal Assistant. "The graver the charges, the greater the need for continued adherence of the Vienna Convention.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:04

With the help of Russian Federation and Iranian-backed Shia jihadist militias, the Syrian regime of President Bashar Al-Assad has gained the military upper hand in the six-year conflict. Jones, the acting assistant secretary of state, to the talks. "Iran's activities in Syria have only contributed to the violence, not stopped it". As one rebel commander put it, "Iran is a country that is killing the Syrian people, and the killer can not be the rescuer".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:22

David Kennedy, formerly with the US National Security Agency said the software has stopped from spreading thanks to a "kill switch", but a hacker could change the code and resume the attack at any moment. Britain's National Health Service , one of the largest state-run systems in the world, was also one of the most significant victims of the attack, with almost 60 of the U.K.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:13

Experts say the attackers have made just over $51,000. The virus took control of users' files, demanding payments; Russian Federation and the United Kingdom were among the worst hit countries. Russia's interior ministry said some of its computers had been hit by a "virus attack" and that efforts were underway to destroy it. You can WhatsApp us on +1 347-322-0415.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:52

Hospitals, oil companies, banks and other organisations have been affected around the world, with many fearing a repeat of the cyberattack chaos on Monday as people return to work. Sixteen National Health Service (NHS) organizations in the United Kingdom have been hit, and some of those hospitals have canceled outpatient appointments and told people to avoid emergency departments if possible.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:50

In a statement released on onlinegooner.com, the group listed the likes of Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone and Max Allegri of Juventus as preferred alternatives to Wenger - before asking for fans to stay away on Tuesday night. "That will be four points more than previous year, so let's focus on finishing as well as we can", Wenger said. "We had a hard patch after the Bayern [Munich] game because it was hard to recover".

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:42

She wouldn't say who in the administration has raised the subject with her. The 48-year-old former prosecutor was rumored to be a leading candidate for the job back in December, and now Guilfoyle says of Spicer , the man who ultimately got it, "Sean Spicer is a very nice man and a patriot; he's dedicated himself to this public service".

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:56

He said they will seek new cooperation to "combat extremism, terrorism and violence" and promote a more hopeful future for young Muslims. "President Trump has also accepted the invitation of President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority to meet with him to discuss ways to advance peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, as well as efforts to unlock the potential of the Palestinian economy".

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:01

Many now believe that the vice president may contest the presidency for real at the next election in 2021. The election is largely viewed as a referendum on the nuclear deal struck with world powers and shepherded by Rouhani's administration.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:48

Clark made clear her plans to remain as premier, saying she would continue to lead government, hinting events could perhaps deliver her a majority yet. In contrast to the 2013 election, the pollsters look like they were on the ball this time round, with Ipsos and Mainstreet polls both predicting an election that will go down to the wire .

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:02

I am so proud to see where Manchester City is today. The only moment of note from a lacklustre West Brom came with Hal Robson-Kanu's late consolation. Unsurprisingly, both were involved in the goals. Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne and Yaya Toure were the scorers for City. Pablo Zabaleta arrived at Manchester City as a relative unknown but leaves as a legend.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:34

Trump said in a pair of tweets Tuesday he had the "absolute right" to share "facts" with the Russians. Hours later, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Advisor H.R. Trump is expected to arrive in Israel on May 22 for his first official visit to the country. The New York Times reported that the information was provided, at least in part, by Israel - which had allegedly urged Washington be careful in handling it.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:45

France's place is in the European Union "which protects us and enables us to project our values in the world", Macron said on Sunday, but the club needed to be "reformed and relaunched". His appointment has surprised many all across the board as Macron wishes to govern outside the traditional French left-right divide. "A whole section of the centre and the right is ready to cross the line", the conservative Le Figaro daily wrote Tuesday.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:29

The person had seen the memo but was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. News agencies had initially suggested the Russian leader had offered to release an audio recording of the contentious meeting with foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, but subsequent reports showed he had used a word more accurately translated as transcript.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:59

Haley also noted that the US was keeping the option of adopting sanctions against countries aiding North Korea. "The conversations that I have had and that have been made with my counterpart and in dealing with Beijing is that, if [North Korea] did something else, and if it looked to be long-range - which this does - and if it looks like it's proactively leaning toward an ICBM - which it does - then we would take action", Haley told reporters.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:19

President Donald Trump at the White House. TURKEY'S Kemalist opposition urged the United States to press Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on democracy yesterday after the latest media arrest. However, Abdulkarim Omer, the head of foreign relations for Cezire Canton in Syria's Kurdish region-Rojava, told ARA News that it is unlikely that the U.S.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:29

Trump, who is scheduled to leave Friday on his first overseas trip as president, told reporters Saturday that it was possible he could announce his selection before then. The FBI has never had a female director. Mr Garcia is a former NY prosecutor and Ms Fisher was an assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's criminal division.

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.