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by | January 27, 2018 | 19:40

But not making inappropriate comments may be a low bar for the president of the United States , said Gene Sperling, former national economic advisor under PresidentBill Clinton and later President Barack Obama . Just like the leaders of other countries should put their country first. "Everyone knows the deficiencies of the current occupant of the White House - but they recognize he's a blip in the sweep of history", he said.

by | January 27, 2018 | 18:24

Leaders of the SPD are due to begin formal coalition talks with Mrs Merkel's party soon but have pledged to put the final deal, expected in about three weeks' time, to a postal vote of all 440,000 party members. The vote marked a step towards ending Germany's political gridlock after Mrs Merkel lost her majority in September's federal elections. Mrs Merkel's CDU party had been in a grand coalition with the SPD for eight of the past 12 years.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:13

There is no official information on the reasons for the attack, but a provincial security source told Xinhua news the victims were "mistakenly killed" during a clash between U.S. "An inquiry has been opened". The incident poses "serious and important questions" about the U.S. military presence in Iraq, the role it wants to play, and the justifications for its existence after the end of IS, the leader of the Asaib Ahl al-Haq group in the Iranian-backed Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militia, Qais ...

by | January 27, 2018 | 19:05

The election has reflected divisions between low-income voters with lower education and those living in rural areas, who tend to vote for Mr Zeman, and wealthier and well-educated residents of bigger cities, who are likely to prefer Mr Drahos, correspondents say.

by | January 27, 2018 | 18:44

Many regions have seen double the rainfall than normal, including Paris, where 183 millimetres (7.2 inches) have been dumped since December 1. The weather has improved in large parts of the country, but more rain is expected during Thursday.

by | January 27, 2018 | 19:06

Broadcasts from South Korea will be available on Belarus 1, Belarus 2, and Belarus 5. Furthermore, a rise in the North Korea risk might also set off financial market turbulence, yet South Korean authorities are likely to intervene effectively to maintain financial stability, added Scotiabank.

by | January 27, 2018 | 17:27

Prince Al Waleed was speaking in an interview with Reuters at his suite in Riyadh's opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel, where he had been held for over two months along with dozens of other suspects. "I have nothing to hide at all". After freedom, the prince said, he plans to continue living in Saudi Arabia and getting back to the high-paced and complex challenge of juggling his global interests.

by | January 27, 2018 | 17:43

The main functions were held in Srinagar and Jammu. Additional security forces have been deployed in entire south Kashmir, including Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian, to prevent any law and order problem. The students presented a colourful programme. NCC boys and girls, Bharat Scouts and Guides, boys and girls from various schools, bands of Army, BSF, state police, state armed police and from several boys and girls schools also showcased their talent.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:09

However, Congress sources said that despite the humiliation, Rahul will still attend the ceremony. "If this is your democratic spirit or understanding of democracy, it is a shame on the Congress party", he said. Even a day later, the controversy over Congress president Rahul Gandhi being alotted a seat in the sixth row during the Republic Day parade doesn't seem to be dying down as the BJP questioned the worth of Rahul Gandhi being accommodated in the VVIP enclosure.

by | January 27, 2018 | 17:50

Jurors were given four options from 24th Judicial District Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach per the Times-Picuyane. Gasser had been indicted on a second-degree murder charge but the jury returned a lesser verdict Friday night after roughly eight hours of deliberations, CNN affiliate WGNO reported.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:53

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi . Congressman Joe Kennedy III of MA will deliver the lead response, party leaders announced Friday. Trump is set to deliver his first SOTU to Congress next Tuesday, and expected to roll out his immigration plan and a 1.7-trillion-dollar infrastructure package during his speech.

by | January 27, 2018 | 17:15

You are responsible for what you say. "I haven't given it any thought". "Yet, instead of protecting Mueller's investigation from undue interference", his statement continued, " many Republicans in Congress have stepped up their spurious attacks against the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the special counsel".

by | January 27, 2018 | 17:10

The 24 nations that participated in the gathering agreed to work more closely on the issue and impose sanctions on alleged perpetrators. The reports have been produced by controversial pro-militant sources, namely the White Helmets and the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), and have not yet been independently verified.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:17

This is the first time there will be a women's Royal Rumble match, but the men's version has been one of WWE's most anticipated annual spectacles since 1988. The Phenom who was last seen on the 25th anniversary of Raw underwent a surgery past year. That leaves twelve names yet to be revealed for the thirty-woman match.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:16

Two entities were also blacklisted over the transfer. Among them are 10 officials in the breakaway Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine , including the DPR's Minister of Finance, Ekaterina Matyushchenko, and Natalya Nikonorova, the DPR's foreign affairs minister.

by | January 27, 2018 | 15:15

Another witness praised nurses and doctors who ran around the smoke-filled building to evacuate patients. The fire started from the first floor at Sejong Hospital in the southern city of Miryang. The identification of the dead was underway, he said. Regarding cost increases for building owners in this process, President Moon said the government will have an opportunity to draft support measures such as tax breaks.

by | January 27, 2018 | 15:33

Heavy rains over an erupting volcano in the eastern Philippines on Saturday threatened to trigger deadly mudflows as debris and sediment deposited on its slopes are washed out, officials warned. Government officials admitted there were not enough toilets. Health care workers also fear that falling ash will cause or exacerbate respiratory ailments at the centers.

by | January 27, 2018 | 14:28

Police have not yet identified the victim, however local media reported he was a 17-year-old Moroccan national. Activities including a cooking club for children were taking place at the youth club. The streets around where the incident happened have been sealed off and there is no indication yet as to whether the incident is terror-related. Police are said to still be hunting down two suspects.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:04

Particularly in the beginning of Trump's term, Congress used an obscure law to roll back Obama-era regulations, many related to business and the environment. Mueller is leading the probe into allegations of collusion between the United States president's campaign team and Russian Federation in the 2016 election.

by | January 27, 2018 | 14:42

The refrigerators on the plane date to 1990, when the Air Force received the customized 747 from Boeing . The refrigerator contract came at the end of a year of turmoil for the Air Force One program. Although the units receive regular service and maintenance, they continue to suffer constant breakdowns and can only sustain food storage for a short period of time, unable to preserve food for longer missions , Stefanek observed.

by | January 27, 2018 | 14:49

The Italian NGO Emergency said seven dead and 70 injured had been taken to its hospital, with its coordinator Dejan Panic tweeting that it had been a "massacre". It happened in a heavily guarded part of the city, as did the attack a week earlier. Hassina Safi, a member of a High Peace Council, an organisation that is charged with negotiating with the Taliban, told AFP: "It targeted our checkpoint".

by | January 27, 2018 | 15:40

During a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, the Indonesian president said Ali's case was subjudice. The session was chaired by National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and attended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani and three services chiefs, besides the parliamentarians.

by | January 27, 2018 | 02:02

A youth was arrested Thursday after making a threat to a central Arkansas middle school, authorities said. Police did not release what the student was threatening to do. An hour later, while buses were en route to school, police told the district, after further investigation, the threat was incredible. The Benton Police Department is now investigating the incident, but would not confirm the social media post.

by | January 27, 2018 | 01:52

Dannel Malloy , who joined the other two governors in a conference call this morning with reporters. "There is a very strong argument that it's a violation the equal protection clause". The three governors said the case could ride on the discovery phase that could show emails between the White House and Congress proving that states were targeted for political reasons.

by | January 27, 2018 | 01:46

He is about 3 feet tall and weighs a little under 40 pounds. He also confirmed reports that the child's biological parents have been charged with child abuse in the past. Authorities do not now believe that foul play was involved, based on the interviews they've conducted with Raul's family members, neighbors or information that's come in from the public.

by | January 27, 2018 | 01:26

The two days of negotiations in Vienna come after eight previous rounds in Geneva, the last one in December, that failed to get the different parties even to talk to each other. Moscow initially hoped to convene peace talks in Sochi last November but those efforts collapsed following a lack of agreement among co-sponsors.

by | January 27, 2018 | 00:01

Trump, who has made "America First" the touchstone of his year-old administration, arrived by helicopter at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alpine village of Davos , after touching down in Zurich aboard Air Force One. He expects the dollar to start to rise again as the USA economy continues to grow strongly. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made waves among the global elite on Wednesday when he told forum attendees that a weak dollar is good for American trade, comments that broke ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 22:41

The president's lawyers have been talking to Mr Mueller's team about an interview , and the form it might take. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was "looking forward" to being interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of prosecutors.

by | January 26, 2018 | 22:36

While this is labeled an "interview" at it's face, McDaniels becoming the Colts next head coach is essentially a done deal at this point. Phair has been the defensive line coach for the past three seasons at IL but he certainly has some history with general manager Chris Ballard and some of the other front office executives.

by | January 26, 2018 | 22:03

It was only after his teammate Carmelo Anthony yelled from across the room to tell the reporters how he really felt that he brought up the fact that he thought he was picked last saying " But I see I was the last pick on the list - I was just trying to figure out how ..." .

by | January 26, 2018 | 21:58

The journalist, Askia Muhammad, told Trice Edney News Wire , that the delay in releasing the picture was because he "gave the picture up at the time and basically swore secrecy" out of concern for Obama who was planning to run for the presidency at that time.

by | January 26, 2018 | 22:48

Petersburg police report, Levi Miles, 28, walked by the Ferrari with Chloe Rimmer, 24, around midnight and told her the vehicle was his. "I was trying to impress the girl I just met at the Vinoy", Miles told police, via the Tampa Bay Times .

by | January 26, 2018 | 22:10

A 30-year-old staffer who shared an office with Stider had told an unnamed campaign official that Strider had inappropriately rubbed her shoulders, kissed her on the forehead, and sent her multiple suggestive emails, including at night, the Times reported , citing three unnamed former campaign officials familiar with what took place.

by | January 26, 2018 | 22:07

Deputies arrested Hansen as he was running back to the prison with the duffel bag according to the release. Joshua Hansen, 25, escaped from federal prison in Jefferson County, Texas , to pick up contraband (including food and alcohol) from a duffle bag dropped outside of the prison complex.

by | January 26, 2018 | 21:54

The new measures - announced Monday by top US trade official Robert Lighthizer - are Trump's first significant trade actions of 2018 and a demonstration of his "America First" agenda. It had sought 50 percent tariffs. Suniva is majority-owned by Hong Kong-based Shunfeng International Clean Energy, and SolarWorld is the USA arm of Germany's SolarWorld AG.