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by | May 21, 2017 | 23:20

He said: "The world is not full of players who will make us better immediately, but clearly there are a few out there and we have spoken to them". Middlesbrough can be hard to break down if they play well and Liverpool will need Coutinho to play well this weekend.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:55

On Sunday, Kim Hak-song became the fourth American citizen now detained by the repressive regime, on charges such as espionage and crimes against the state. According to Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) report issued on Sunday, Kim is under suspicion of committing "hostile acts" against the DPRK, though the article did not elaborate further.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:32

But analysts said it appeared to be another launch of the missile fired in February - the first after President Donald Trump took office. One North Korea observer said the situation was very similar to the year 2000, when a successful ROK-DPRK Summit later lead to U.S.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:45

Former FBI Director James Comey will get to tell his side of the story behind his abrupt firing - agreeing to testify in a public session at the Senate Intelligence Committee. Law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation told The Post that they had identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:28

There were no further details about the security arrangements but the source added that the Palestinian security apparatus would oversee parts of president's visit as had been the case with previous trips by USA leaders to the the West Bank.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:59

Clarke announced this week that will be joining the Trump regime as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. Prospective members of Trump's administration have previously faced allegations of plagiarism. Clarke took to Twitter on Saturday before CNN had published its story, calling reporter Andrew Kaczynski a "hack" and a "sleaze bag". Rand Paul and Monica Crowley.

by | May 21, 2017 | 23:09

Trump has been narrowing a short list and interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey who he fired May 9. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump is reported to have told the top Russian diplomats. The New York Times reported on Friday that Trump had told visiting Russian officials last week that firing Comey had taken "great pressure " off of him, because of the FBI's ongoing investigation into possible coordination between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:03

At the same time he noted that impeachment does not mean the president will be found guilty. In order to impeach Mr Trump, Democrats would need 21 Republicans to achieve the required majority. "So if it takes a year, if it takes two years, if it takes three years we need to get this right". When Richard M. Nixon left office in 1974, he faced nearly certain impeachment, and likewise nearly certain removal from office.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:38

Trump's warm welcome reflected the degree to which Saudi Arabia had become disillusioned with Obama. The prime minister is to return to Dhaka on Tuesday. Meanwhile, The Washington Post reported that an unidentified senior Trump adviser was being considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:30

Rouhani sealed a second term in office after he won Friday's election with more than 57 percent of the vote. Rouhani's main presidential challenger was hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi. The Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the country's most powerful security force, are unlikely to forget his attacks, which played to widespread frustration with a state that controls how Iranians speak, gather and dress.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:40

The army described the attack as a "flagrant aggression", and added that it exposes the "false allegations of the coalition about fighting terrorism". Prior to launching the strike, the coalition said in a statement it carried out an aerial "show of force", and fired warning shots, but failed to halt the advance.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:06

While many of Labour's policies are popular - among them, renationalizing some rail, energy and utility companies - the party faces hard questions about how it plans to fulfill its pledges without large increases in taxes and government borrowing.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:03

The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss North Korea's latest provocation Tuesday. North Korea yesterday carried out its latest test of a ballistic missile, which Pyongyang said was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead". Trump warned in an interview with Reuters this month that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea was possible. In Seoul, some citizens expressed frustration.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:29

Saudi Arabia's King Salman today accused regional rival Shiite Iran of exporting extremist Islamic movements to the world and vowed to eliminate the Islamic State group. Meanwhile, Tillerson praised the new scope of partnership between the two sides, describing it as a turning point in the ties between Saudi Arabia and the US.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:12

Apart from main contenders, other candidates Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, got 478,215 and 215,450 votes respectively. The reelected president will address a speech to citizens that will be broadcast live on state television and on social networks.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:13

The man, identified by law-enforcement officials as Anil Uskanli, 25, of Turkey, was duct-taped to his seat until the plane landed in Honolulu and federal agents boarded the plane and arrested him, passenger Lee Lorenzen said. "Once they took him to the back we never heard anything else about it". American Airlines said it did not immediately know the person's nationality.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:30

Global News has learned B.C.'s Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon has asked Clark to continue governing the province while the uncertainty around election results continues. "We won the popular vote", Clark said later, smiling wearily as her supporters chanted and applauded. NDP leader John Horgan urged supporters to hang tight, noting the votes have not all been counted yet.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:47

The president's stop in Saudi Arabia kicks off an ambitious worldwide debut. After two days of meetings here, Trump will travel to Israel, have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican and meet with allies at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and the Group of 7 powerful nations in Sicily.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:09

They've had more failed missile tests than successful ones, with many of their weapons blowing up mid-launch. North Korea has feted the scientists and technicians behind its latest missile launch with a parade on the streets of Pyongyang, the state news agency reported on Friday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:08

The Prime Minister has taken flak for regularly repeating her insistence that she provides "strong and stable leadership" during the General Election campaign. Under plans in the Conservative manifesto, eligibility would be related to income - although the party has not indicated what the threshold would be and who would qualify.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:05

However, Moon's ambitions could face some serious challenges. Moon also said North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities seemed to have advanced rapidly recently but that South Korea was ready and capable of striking back in the event of an attack.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:32

They called for a U.N. General Assembly emergency session to discuss the strike , as well as alleged Israeli attempts to force feed prisoners on hunger strikes , another violation of worldwide law. Hundreds of Palestinians protested near an Israeli military checkpoint at Huwara, when an Israeli settler in a vehicle attempted to drive through the crowd.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:13

The spokesman said that since last week, several dozen hunger strikers have been transferred to special prison wings with medical staff — a setup he said is a step between a regular cell and an Israeli hospital. Mohammed told his employer he was shot in the hand as he attempted to put on a gas mask after Israeli soldiers arrived to disperse the protest. Palestinians say the video is a fabrication.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:38

No group immediately claimed responsibility, and the motive for the attack was unclear. Unknown gunmen attacked a guesthouse in PD7 in Darulaman Road area in Kabul on Saturday night killing a security guard and a German woman . A member of the Zabul security forces, who requested anonymity, told Efe news that the insurgents had also fired projectiles against provincial capital Qalat, but that did not cause any fatalities.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:14

Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz is accompanying the premier. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed all his Cabinet ministers to attend the official greeting for President Donald Trump, after some of them planned on skipping the event.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:55

People walk past a poster welcoming President Donald Trump in Yerushalayim on Friday, in preparation for his upcoming visit. But for Trump, under siege at home over questions about his administration's links to Russian Federation and his firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey, it is a particularly demanding itinerary, especially for a first overseas venture.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:32

International Christian Embassy Jerusalem-USA Director Susan Michael expressed her concern that Trump was being advised to delay the efforts to move the Embassy and make it instead as part of the peace agreement between Palestinians and Israelis.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:56

According to the New York Post , which first reported the story, Abedin filed an "anonymous versus anonymous" action in Manhattan Supreme Court and is asking the court to seal the case. She said that Weiner, then 51, carried out a monthslong sexually explicit conversation with her in which he asked her to undress and sent her semiclothed photos of himself.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:25

Besieged al-Waer stood as the Syrian rebel's last stronghold in Homs through six years of war. By the time it is completed, as many as 20,000 people will have left the area. One of the rebels leaving Al Waer on Sunday said numerous fighters had come to the district from other areas of Homs, including the Old City, after those areas were retaken by government forces earlier in the conflict.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:09

What emerged as a veritable lovefest between the two governments was a marked contrast to years of growing estrangement under President Barack Obama. "One of the things that we will discuss is the purchase of lots of handsome military equipment because nobody makes it like the United States", Trump said in a meeting with the emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:41

Last week, Pompeo had announced the creation of a Korea Mission Center at the CIA in order to improve intelligence on North Korea's weapons program, a move that may have angered the Kim regime. A U.S. State Department spokesman said the country would have to "cease all its illegal activities and aggressive behavior in the region". The tests on back-to-back weekends come after the May 9 inauguration of new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had called for a dialogue with Pyongyang over ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:35

While he handsomely beat far right contender Marine Le Pen, the country is in unchartered territory after the mainstream centre-right Republicans and centre-left Socialists failed to qualify. France's two-round voting system makes it hard to project the final result, with parliamentary elections often yielding several three-way races where two parties ally against a third, typically the National Front.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:06

Sally Yates, who was briefly the acting U.S. attorney general earlier this year, told White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 that Flynn had not been telling the truth about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington . "Given the importance of the job, the President through [sic] there were better people for it, and that Flynn wasn't up for the job", a former senior Obama administration official told CNN Monday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:53

Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, said Comey "deserves an opportunity to tell his story. That's taken off", Trump told his guest in the Oval Office, the Times said, quoting notes taken at the meeting and read to the paper by a USA official.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:20

An Iranian journalist who had spoken to Raisi supporters after the election told Reuters they were furious at the way the president had spoken about their candidate and themselves. Raisi, 56, had positioned himself as a defender of the poor and called for a tougher line with the West. Raisi, a long-serving member of the judiciary who was one of four judges who sentenced thousands of political prisoners to death in 1988, gathered the hardline camp behind him after other conservative ...