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by | May 20, 2017 | 08:34

State Department official Heather Nauert said in a statement the USA concerns would be communicated to the Turkish government "in the strongest possible" way. Erdogan had met with President Donald Trump at the White House earlier in the day. In a statement, the Turkish embassy blamed the fighting on demonstrators who "began aggressively provoking" Turkish-American citizens who had assembled to greet Erdogan.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:09

WikiLeaks also had a role in the 2016 US presidential campaign when it published emails written by Hillary Clinton's campaign officials. British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday that "any decision that is taken about United Kingdom action in relation to him (Assange) would be an operational matter for the police".

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:09

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will on Saturday hold a live demonstration of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPATs) in Delhi. EVMs are produced indigenously by two state-run firms; Bharat Electronics and Electronics Corporation of India. They said that the programme is converted into machine code and only then given to the chip manufacturer overseas as India does not have the capability of producing semi-conductor microchips within ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:05

He said the current administration was averse to propaganda, adding that it was diligently working hard to put the country on the path of growth and development. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the latest release and urged the worldwide community to support Nigeria's government to work toward getting all Boko Haram victims home.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:56

Kushner's sister, Nicole Kushner Meyer, took to the stage at Beijing's Ritz-Carlton hotel on Saturday as part of a tour of mainland cities to attract wealthy Chinese investors into a New Jersey luxury development with the chance of getting a U.S.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:21

Mueller will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. A number of lawmakers exited the meeting stressing that Mueller's probe, while appropriately diving in to all possible Trump-Russia ties, may make it more hard for current congressional investigations to access vital intelligence.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:29

The 10 class Board exam is very important for the students as this is the turning point of the students in terms of academics. According to Ms Sharda, the evaluation of answer sheets has been completed and the board is ready to announce the HBSE Class 10th Results 2017.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:30

Lee also presented the Chinese leader with a hand-written letter from President Moon. "We're willing to work with South Korea to preserve the hard-won results, properly handle disputes, put China-South Korea relations back onto a normal track ", Xi said as he greeted Lee in Beijing.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:42

Harry Kane is aiming to reach 30 Premier League goals for the first time in his career after scoring four in a brilliant destruction at Leicester . After a awful start to the season, the former champions have a chance to make it into the top 8, providing they win their last 2 matches. "It is the first time in my professional career that I've scored four, there has been a bit of build-up in the race for the golden boot and I wanted at least one or two to put the pressure on but to get four ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:28

While the café has been returned to its former state for the most part, the small-town charm remains (as does a "Welcome to Twin Peaks" mural painted on the back of the building). "I feel like Lynch is so specific on his weird vision, if the show was wrong he'd be like "that's it, I'm not going to do it". Dale (Kyle McLachlan) is the lead investigator in the murder of Laura Palmer .

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:56

Mr Corbyn's speech came amid speculation about Labour's taxation plans, after shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggested the wealthy, who he defined as earning over £70,000 a year, should "pay their way more". The offer of a second referendum on the final deal with the European Union has been a long-standing policy of the Liberal Democrats. May said voters will have the choice between "the strong and stable leadership" of the Conservatives, or the "weak and unstable coalition chaos" led by ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:54

Macron and Hollande lay a wreath at Arc de Triomphe in Paris, May 8. President Donald Trump on Sunday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the French presidential election. She said she will seek new alliances, after one she clinched ahead of the runoff with the leader of a small conservative party, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:48

We also need, constitutionally, a separate and distinct impeachment investigation in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, which would consider all possible grounds for impeachment - including conflicts of interest - which may not be criminal, but are still violations of the Constitution.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:57

The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign associates and Russian officials.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:21

THAAD missile defense system, the envoy said. While North Korea regularly tests shorter range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States mainland. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley also made clear that Washington would only talk to North Korea once it halted its nuclear program. North Korea's deputy U.N.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:52

Rosenstein, according to his a copy of his prepared remarks at a briefing before the US House of Representatives, said that he learned on May 8 that Trump meant to fire Comey and that Trump sought Rosenstein's "advice and input" that same day.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:14

The sources familiar with the deal told NBC New York that the 52-year-old former New York lawmaker will plead guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. The sexting case even carried over into the 2016 presidential election when investigators, who seized Weiner's laptop computer, found a cache of purportedly new emails that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sent to her confidant Huma Abedin , Weiner's wife.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:23

Initially, The Washington Post reported that the investigation "has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest". CNN reported last month that multiple White House and administration officials said Kushner had eclipsed almost all of Trump's West Wing and Cabinet advisers in terms of influence and established himself as the key envoy for those outside the administration.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:30

Bangoura is black, 3-feet-tall, 40 pounds with brown hair and eyes. He is African-American, has brown eyes and brown hair and was abducted May 12. Authorities said they were searching for Makai's father, 30-year-old Jason Lam, in connection with the abduction.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:24

Emmanuel Macron's ascent to the French presidency caps a stunning rise for the political newcomer but he now faces another battle to form a parliamentary majority, with his rivals already plotting revenge in June's general election. Macron had served as economy minister in the outgoing, deeply unpopular government of President Francois Hollande. Macron, 39, is an avowed internationalist who speaks fluent English and envisions a France deeply integrated with Europe and open to the world.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:44

The attack came just hours after an Afghan policeman turned his rifle on his colleagues while they slept at an outpost in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday night, killing five. The Taliban have stepped up their attacks since announcing their spring offensive last month. He said ten of the Taliban militants taking part in the attack were killed by Afghan forces.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:41

Witnesses said the motorist mounted the sidewalk in a burgundy Honda sedan and sped along for more than three city blocks, knocking people over before the vehicle hit a pole and came to rest at 45th Street and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:21

The good news for him is that Labour is narrowing the gap, says Metro , "if only marginally". By calling an early national election for next month, May has made the local votes a gauge of her leadership, and many of her Conservative candidates have campaigned in recent days using her campaign mantra of "strong and stable leadership".

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:46

The court asked Pakistan to take "all measures at its disposal" to ensure that Jadhav is not executed till a final decision is taken. The verdict represents a diplomatic setback for Pakistan, which has insisted that Mr Jadhav's espionage activities put him beyond the purview of the ICJ's jurisdiction, and that the court can not interfere in matters of national security.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:57

EB-5 visa program , which gives wealthy foreign investors permanent American residency if they invest at least a half million dollars in a U.S. business that creates 10 jobs. Bush, said the sales pitch, which focused on an "investor visa" program and mentioned both Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump, came "very, very close to solicitation of a bribe".

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:03

Legislature. At the current seat count - 43 Liberals, 41 NDP and three Greens - Horgan suggested there is a clear mandate for change of leadership. "There's still 176,000 seconds on the clock and I'm going to wait to see what the final outcome is", he said, referring to the number of absentee ballots still to be counted.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:01

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day coincides with the official launch of the 2016 North American Safe Boating Campaign, which focuses on educating the boating public about the safety and comfort of life jackets. Stay alert while boating as well. Make sure navigation lights work properly. Visit www.michigan.gov/boating for more information on boating safety and who is required to take a safety class.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:52

Chinese President Xi Jinping had sent a congratulatory message to Macron, Geng said at a daily press briefing. Macron won the presidency with 66 percent of the votes cast for a candidate, but the election also had a high number of blank or spoiled votes and an unusually low turnout.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:31

A man accused of mowing down a crowd of pedestrians with his auto in Times Square has made his first appearance in court charged with murder and attempted murder. Details of the circumstances were not immediately available. Navy records show he spent two months in a military prison in Charleston, South Carolina, in the summer of 2013, but did not say why.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:41

The meeting was called after 13 political parties met EC raising questions on EVMs. AAP has vociferously raised the issue after its disappointing performance in Punjab and Goa assembly elections and the recent MCD polls. Election Commission of India (ECI) has scheduled an All Political Parties meeting on 12th May 2017 for EVM Issues and other Electoral Reforms. EVM, which plays an important role in Indian Politics, which plays a key role in creating a political party's future are nowadays ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:23

Collins told CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday that reports surrounding Comey's firing and about a memo detailing a meeting with Trump in which the President asked him to stop his investigation into Flynn were "deeply troubling". "And I'm sure we're going to want to hear from Mr. Comey about why, if this happened as he allegedly describes, why he didn't take action at the time ", he continued.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:10

Shortly before Erdogan was due to arrive at the Turkish ambassador's residence, members of his notorious security detail pushed past USA police and assaulted the protest group. The US respects Turkish concerns about its "by, with, and through" approach to the Syrian Democratic Forces led by the YPG, and will continue consulting with ankara as the focus on combating IS continues, Nauert said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:34

President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov when they met last week, according to a media report. Brownlee said a resolution to the situation in Syria requires a concerted effort from the USA and Russian Federation, and he hoped the meeting between Mr.

by | May 20, 2017 | 02:25

Assange has been denying the rape allegations and though the latest decision might bring some relief but he is still under pressure as if he leaves the embassy he could still be detained by United Kingdom police and face extradition to the US.

by | May 20, 2017 | 02:56

Former FBI Assistant Director Ron Hosko, now president of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, said he thinks Trump may have underestimated Comey who, as a career FBI investigator, had been trained to make copious notes of his conversations.