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by | April 21, 2017 | 05:06

In Congress, Chaffetz was known as a hard-charging oversight chairman, taking on an investigation into Planned Parenthood and Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.

by | April 21, 2017 | 05:02

Anders Thornberg, who heads the Swedish Security Service, told the Times the suspect arrested Saturday had appeared in their "files" before. Police said they were unable to confirm local television reports of explosives being found inside the truck.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:43

Monday's event marked the White House's 139th egg roll event, which started under President James Madison in 1814. How cute was this year's White House Easter Egg Roll? Children and families roamed the White House lawn at Monday's event, pushing wooden eggs across the grass with oversized spoons, playing beanbag games and coloring drawings that are being sent to US troops stationed overseas.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:35

Seven protesters have been killed in demonstrations against Maduro's government, the BBC reported . Crowds swelled to hundreds of thousands, including Maduro supporters who held a counter-demonstration in the capital at the urging of the president.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:30

Vice President Pence, visiting Japan on his 10-day tour of Asia, said the US has launched bilateral talks with Tokyo in the hopes of reaching a new trade agreement. position in Asia, experts say, as it feeds the idea that President Trump cannot always be taken at his word. As talks began Tuesday, Aso said the U.S.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:20

In his first attempts to clarify his remarks Tuesday, Mr Spicer appeared to compound his error, saying: Hitler "brought them into the Holocaust centres, I understand that". The remark drew strong criticism from Jewish groups and critics who noted it ignored Hitler's use of gas chambers to exterminate Jews during the Holocaust.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:17

Perquita Burgess come forward on "The View" on Thursday to outline claims of sexual and racial harassment against Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News star who departed the network amid multiple allegations. And The Daily Show's Trevor Noah said goodbye to O'Reilly with a touching tribute to Bill and one of his favorite expressions, "jazz", which in O'Reilly-speak means something akin to "pulling one's leg".

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:06

That drew a harsh rebuke from Erdogan and criticism from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. "This is nothing but an attempt to make an election with 86 percent participation into a controversial matter", he said. A new constitutional amendment abolishes the country's parliamentary system and gives the once-weak executive nearly unlimited authority. The European Union opposed Erdogan's bid to shift the country to a system giving the president sweeping new powers.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:06

Mrs May used her speech to praise MPs after 522 voted in the Commons for the early election, with just 13 against. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the election "gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first".

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:02

The statement, which was tabled by the United States, would also tell North Korea not to conduct further nuclear tests. A North Korean missile blew up nearly immediately on its test launch on Sunday, the USA military said. The row between Russian Federation and the United States came ahead of a Security Council ministerial meeting next week on North Korea that will be chaired by US Secretary of States Rex Tillerson .

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:02

CARACAS, Venezuela - Two people were shot dead as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities Wednesday, battling security forces in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader.

by | April 21, 2017 | 04:00

France is also struggling to bring down its unemployment rate, which stands at roughly 10%. And in the past few weeks Jean-Luc Melenchon, a hard-left politician who won 11% of the vote in 2012, has gained popularity with tweaks to his appeal, personally and by hologram .

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:58

The party's leaders¸ Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley, have written to Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron offering the deal. A greater worry for Labour would be loss of Commons seats to the Conservatives, said Prof Bale."The Conservatives could emerge with an overall majority of 50, 60 and some people are even saying it could go into three figures".

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:58

Corbyn, who voted to leave the EU's predecessor in 1975 but supported "Remain" a year ago, has been criticised for muddling the party's position on Brexit and failing to effectively challenge May's push for a clean break with the bloc. Turning to Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, she added: " Jeremy Corbyn is unelectable and will leave Labour carping from the sidelines - how do we know that?" "Primarily, it's about getting and retaining tariff-free access to the European market".

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:50

He said that the dialogue could lead to formal talks on a U.S. -Japan trade agreement, but that he would leave that decision to the future. Wang told reporters that although US officials have made clear that a military strike remains on the table, he believes that Washington would still prefer to de-escalate tensions through multisided talks.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:48

The prime minister has insisted his father built up the family business before Sharif entered politics in the 1980s. About 1,500 police officers were deployed around the court in Islamabad . But it left the ailing, 67-year-old prime minister politically diminished, and the Muslim League vulnerable at the polls. The JIT will continue investigation on how funds were transferred to Qatar, thus the tension will remain for Sharif and his family till investigation is over.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:46

That is because the leanings of France's next president will likely determine the future of Europe. A poster for far-right candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen is displayed in Paris, France, Monday, April 17, 2017. Ian Bremmer, head of the Eurasia Group, described him as "not super attractive to anyone". A protest is also expected in the southern port of Marseille on Wednesday where Le Pen plans another large rally.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:40

With the game heading toward extra time, Vidal was sent off for a second booking after appearing to win the ball cleanly from Asensio, leaving Bayern with 10 like in the first leg, when Javi Martinez was dismissed. Barcelona's hopes of staging another sensational Champions League comeback fell flat against a hardened Juventus side who held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals 3-0 on aggregate.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:40

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). President Trump has signed a new order aimed at stopping companies from sourcing foreign goods and labour. So any changes are unlikely to have a major impact on small businesses right away. Nasscom also warned of the unintended consequences of using salary levels or skills as the metric to judge the merit of an H-1B application as it "could advantage certain regions such as Silicon Valley over other regions of the US" while also placing ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:36

Carrick captained United against Anderlecht, and Owen said: 'Especially with what they've got at the moment in there, I think they'd be very wise to sign him up for another season at least'. "He is working now, he is improving", Mourinho said. "And if in the training session the answer is positive, I would select him to be on the bench".

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:35

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States is now assessing the Iran nuclear deal because the country is the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism. So what do you think about Donald Trump's decision on the Nuclear deal? "It's obviously well within the president's prerogative to review global agreements shortly after he takes office", Goldman said on Wednesday's program.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:35

It is not clear whether this was a deliberate deception, a change of plan or simple miscommunication, the BBC's Korea correspondent Stephen Evans says. "The United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump, the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready", Pence told 2,500 sailors dressed in blue fatigues and Navy baseball caps on a sunny, windy morning aboard the carrier at the U.S.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:32

Demonstartors march behind a banner as they stage a protest against the far-right Front National (FN) in Marseille on April 19, 2017 in a reszponse to the campaign meeting in the city of the French presidential election candidate for the Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:29

In the post-World War II era, North Korea has effectively had three leaders: Kim Il-sung, who was succeeded by his son Kim Jong-il, who was succeeded by his son Kim Jong-un. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned the USA against taking unilateral military action in North Korea on Monday at a press conference in Moscow.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:24

Speaking to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and unsafe threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump would not be "drawing red lines in the sand" with North Korea . Professor Kim says the North Koreans are having real problems developing long-range missiles and that they are at least five years away from having a nuclear tip missile capable of ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:23

A prosecutor said his identity had been been verified and police said at least one location in the eastern Paris suburbs was being searched. UPDATE: (5:09 p.m.): Despite reports, the second officer is not dead, according to the French Interior Ministry.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:22

Pence's visit to the tense demilitarised zone dividing North and South Korea came at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia and underscored USA commitment to the region. The Trump administration has signalled a more forceful United States stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from President Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has " gotta behave ".

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:20

There are pressures on the real estate market that need to be alleviated, but Ottawa must exercise caution because any measures it implements have a national effect, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. The spat was spurred by a new Canadian milk policy that USA producers say violates NAFTA and comes at a sensitive time for U.S. US dairy groups appealed to Trump for help after Canada recently introduced a new policy that gives Canadian producers an incentive to buy domestic supplies ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:19

But Ms Haley warned that the United States was prepared to "do more" if needed, leaving the door open for more military intervention as the worldwide community awaits a response from President Assad and his allies. The Conservative minister has been criticised for pulling out of planned talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov following discussions with the US.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:19

According to reports, out of the 5 judges, 2 of them were in agreement to disqualify Nawaz Sharif while the other three agreed to form a JIT. He said junior officers working under "Sharif can not deliver justice as part of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) when the highest court failed to deliver justice".

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:18

According to an article in the Washington Post , Canadian dairy farmers previous year reduced pricing on ultrafiltered milk, which is used to make cheese. "It's specifically designed for our market". The Roskopfs said Grassland had not contacted them since the beginning of the month, despite company spokesman Maureen Lee pledging publicly last week that Grassland would be "assisting producers to find a new home for their milk".

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:11

Asked about whether that had motivated her, she explained that she needed a mandate to ensure Brexit legislation could not be scuppered in Parliament and that the United Kingdom had a stronger hand in Brexit talks. The chief of the EU executive Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May had a phone call on Tuesday evening, following May's call for early elections in June, a European Commission spokesman told a news conference.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:04

A counter-terrorism investigation has been opened and police officials said the suspect, who was killed by officers, had previously been flagged as an extremist. CNN's Paris bureau is witnessing a large police operation in the area. President Francois Hollande is due to speak after holding a crisis meeting with Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and Interior minister Matthias Fekl.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:02

The dim view of U.S. The Trump administration has for days maintained Syria used chemical weapons and that its ally Russian Federation likely was aware of such an attack before it happened. World leaders had called for a probe into the "barbaric" attack in Khan Sheikhoun last week, which caused an worldwide outcry and prompted a retaliatory U.S.

by | April 21, 2017 | 03:01

To the dismay of opposition parties and "No" supporters, the YSK made a last-minute decision on Sunday to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp. " Calling people to the street is wrong and is outside the line of legitimacy ", Yildirim said. Supporters of the "no" vote, (Hayir in Turkish) chant slogans during a protest against the referendum outcome, in Istanbul, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.