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by | May 18, 2017 | 00:38

Ms Sturgeon said: "Scotland has come a long way over the last 10 years - but the next few years will be hugely important in determining the kind of country we become". That is a "more immediate priority" than indyref2, Ms Sturgeon said. Highlighting the section on Efta, it said: "The only real mention of other European organisations and non-EU states is in the section discussing (and dismissing) alternatives to EU membership".

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:42

He said he is privately urging Republicans to voice their concerns publicly because "this is an issue of country, not party". "I can confidently tell you that the majority-the vast majority of Federal Bureau of Investigation employees enjoyed a deep and positive connection to Director Comey".

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:58

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2qpNuOL) 36-year-old Joshua Webb made no statements during his arraignment Tuesday in a Clackamas County courtroom. The screams alerted employees and a startled Joshua Lee Webb was said to have ran to the back of the store where he came upon Michael Wagner, a clerk.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:54

But he said it's "early to say " what to make of Trump's unconventional presidency. "He appointed more men and women of faith to his cabinet than any president in recent memory". He also encouraged the students to challenge the status quo. "It's called the road less traveled". "I know each of you will do what is right - not the easy way".

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:44

The Indian Army retaliated to the unprovoked, indiscriminate firing and shelling by Pakistan Army, Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS. "Six ambulances have been pressed into action for shifting of injured and treatment", Choudhary said. The Indian Deputy High Commissioner had however countered the allegation by asserting that the cross-border firing was initiated by Pakistani troops to give cover to terrorists.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:41

The total arrests previous year over 100 days in January were 30,028. Of those arrested nearly two-thirds had criminal convictions, Reuters said. "Those that enter the country illegally, they do violate the law, that is a criminal act", Homan said on the call, while emphasizing that immigrants who pose a threat to national security or have criminal records are still a priority for the agency.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:22

Coast Guard Academy. "No politician in history - and I say this with great surety - has been treated worse or more unfairly", Trump said during his speech in New London, Conn., of both the Washington media and his political critics. Trump also praised the newly minted Coast Guard officers, emphasizing that they will be an asset as new members of the USA military to his efforts to protect the homeland, protect US harbors and seas from drug smuggling and human trafficking, and keep out "all ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:09

Trump told Mr. Comey about Mr. Flynn in an Oval Office meeting in February, according to Mr. Comey's recollection of the meeting in the memo shared with his colleagues at the agency, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. A man who would blurt out that he obstructed justice is hardly likely to bother learning what he should and shouldn't say to anyone in any situation.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:52

As part of the deal, Ross told reporters that China has agreed to accept US beef imports by July 16, which would be almost a year after Beijing said it would start buying beef again under the Obama administration. "North Dakota ranchers can benefit from access to this huge market, which is why I called on the president to bring this issue up during his summit with the Chinese president last month", she said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:47

Moving the embassy could serve as a sweetener to Israel at the end of negotiations, or as part of their conditions, perhaps alongside a USA embassy to the Palestinian state. After the report the Prime Minister's Office took the unusual step of releasing minutes from the Netanyahu-Trump meeting to prove that the Prime Minister supports the United States embassy move.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:10

In Kurseong, GJM won 17 wards while TMC bagged the remaining three. Quite the opposite really if the civic bodies results are anything to go by as the TMC has won in the Congress strongholds as well. Special thanks to Mirik for reposing faith in us. "After so many decades we begin a new era in the hills". She hailed the voters of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong, Mirik for participating in the democratic process.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:11

FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation " on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 3, 2017. Mark Warner (D-Va.) are heading up an investigation for the Senate Intelligence Committtee. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) became the fourth GOP senator to call for a special prosecutor or special committee to look into Trump's actions and Russian Federation.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:03

As Time noted back in 2013, the "How to Survive the Coming Ice Age" hoax cover was simply a photoshopped version of anApril 2007 issue titled, "The Global Warming Survival Guide", featured below. He added, however, that he is hearing that there are going to be changes at the White House, but it's not yet clear what those changes might be and when they will happen.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:17

And the Italian populist Five Star Movement - now topping the polls ahead of elections that will take place by spring 2018 - threatens to hold a referendum on Italy's use of the euro, a move that could rekindle Europe's financial crisis. The incoming president has said half of Republique en Marche's candidates for the 577 seats up for grabs in the June 11-18 elections to the National Assembly will be new to politics.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:59

The outcome marks something of a defeat for the BC NDP, who led the polls early in the campaign and managed a relatively gaffe-free campaign. "And they voted for an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top", he said. The cheers coming from the crowd at the Academy of Arts on McTavish Road in North Saanich are deafening throughout the night as results from ridings are announced and BC Green Party candidates start racking up the votes.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:43

Merkel's approach underlined her view that it was crucial not only for France , but for Germany, to help Macron succeed - a point that she has repeatedly stressed. Some could be replaced after next month's parliamentary election, depending on how many seats Macron's fledgling Republique En Marche (REM) party wins.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:33

The Bank of England has put record low interest rates of 0.25 per cent on hold again as its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slightly cut the nation's growth forecast for 2017. "Two of the key messages given out were that above target inflation can only only be tolerated so much, and that rates could rise sooner than perhaps the markets are anticipating".

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:36

The latest crisis to beset Trump came just 24 hours after another report accused him of sharing classified intelligence with Russia during Oval Office talks with Russian officials. Sen. Lindsey Graham, meanwhile, told reporters that he is inviting Comey to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee that Graham chairs.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:27

Such groups will "have no safe quarter", Mr Trump said in the White House's historic Roosevelt Room, where he also commended Turkey's "leadership in seeking an end to the horrific killing in Syria". "But context matters, and there's no doubt that USA allies and adversaries alike took note of the nature of President Trump's call to President Erdogan following the referendum".

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:26

He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. And the software is already inspiring imitators , as the Bleeping Computer site reports. Hackers hijacked computers, locking users out of their data unless they paid a ransom in Bitcoins, nearly impossible to trace. The identity of whoever deployed the software remains unknown.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:16

But other Republicans expressed concern. "I can not comment specifically on that", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters during an off- camera news conference. CIA Director Mike Pompeo was to brief members of the House intelligence committee later in the day. "Memos, transcripts, tapes - the list keeps getting longer", he said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:32

At least some of the information that Trump shared with Russian Federation about the laptop threat had been collected by Israel. The president had been engaging in "routine sharing" with foreign leaders, he said, arguing that some of the information was publicly available.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:21

Before dinnertime on Tuesday, the subject in Washington had changed yet again. But Trump's advisers could hardly call it a success, with the West Wing suddenly grappling with another firestorm: Whether the President asked FBI Director James Comey to close the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:54

Prime Minister Theresa May thanked him "on behalf of the whole country" for his decades of service to the Crown. This morning it was finally confirmed after speculations what the "emergency" meeting called at Buckingham Palace was about that The Duke of Edinburgh is stepping down from public duties this autumn.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:09

Trump , on his part, said that he was looking forward to welcoming Abbas back to the White House in order to work towards a final status agreement between the two sides. Abbas praised Trump as a "deal maker" who could make it happen. " There's such hatred, but hopefully there won't be such hatred for very long ", Trump said, speaking alongside Abbas in the Roosevelt Room.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:23

India's application on Jadhav, who was arrested in March a year ago and sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities, was "unnecessary and misconceived" and must be dismissed, Pakistan told the UN's highest judicial body.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:55

Israel will maintain strong military ties with the United States, the country's Defense Minister said on Wednesday. However Putin has hit back at the recent media storm, saying no secrets were passed from Trump to Lavrov - and the transcript will prove it, if U.S.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:10

The country has since said that the missile is capable of toting a nuclear warhead. In recent years, North Korea successfully put satellites into orbit twice aboard long-range rockets in what the United Nations called a disguised test of long-range missile technology.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:26

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn ". Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday requesting that it turn over all documents and recordings that detail communications between Comey and Trump.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:52

Holt's wasn't the only interview with Trump that aired last week. Bad optics, indeed. Trump had fired FBI Director James Comey only the day before amid an investigation into Russian meddling in the November 8 presidential election. Trump said. He wanted to stay on as the Federal Bureau of Investigation head. "You have nothing comparable", Woodward said. President Trump's firing of the FBI director had the unintended effect of pushing the "Trump-Russia" story even more into the spotlight ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:48

Many users report the amount of the ransom as $300 worth of bitcoin, a form of digital currency. Microsoft Corp. president Brad Smith sharply criticized the United States government on Sunday for "stockpiling" software flaws that it often can not protect, citing recent leaks of both NSA and Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:57

It also warned that Washington would also target and "call out" countries supporting Pyongyang. Kim Jong Un witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to KCNA.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:21

He had requested to die by firing squad but a USA appeals court rejected his plea and he was executed by lethal injection. Ledford's attorneys had argued execution by Georgia's lethal injection drug was likely to cause him extreme pain in violation of his constitutional rights.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:17

Mr Valls was one of several Socialist Party heavyweights who backed Mr Macron after members selected leftwinger Benoit Hamon as presidential candidate. The Socialists, whose term in government comes to an end in tandem with the departure of President Francois Hollande, have traditionally disputed power with the centre-right in France over the past half century.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:40

Comey allegedly wrote the memo following a conversation with Trump on the day after Flynn resigned. "I would hope that at some point the Republicans will join with the Democrats and say, 'Look, we've got to address this.' This is indefensible", Cummings told MSNBC .