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by | May 22, 2017 | 22:56

The driver said he had picked up the couple on Friday night around 10.30 pm and was heading to a McDonald's drive-thru. A couple, who took a ride with the driver, reportedly hurled profanity and racial slurs before attacking him. Another witness came forward with video footage of the incident. Police official Ian Whish-Wilson said the two passengers were charged in relation to the assault on Singh.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:58

But Mr Corbyn said he would not immediately lower the 45p threshold to include everyone paid more than £80,000, instead favouring a phased approach over the course of the next parliament, which will end in 2022. "I was really excited to get so close to Jeremy today, I've been following him since the start of his leadership campaign previous year and am a huge fan".

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:13

Trump was meeting with FBI director candidates when the White House was formally told that a special prosecutor had been named in the Russian Federation investigation. " Once again , the real story is that our national security has been undermined by the leaking of private and highly classified conversations". "I'm not going to divulge more of that meeting", McMaster said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:31

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) urges everyone to be aware of possible risky weather conditions and flooding for much of the state through Tuesday evening. As if 8 inches of rain in one night wasn't enough - more is on the way. Many areas covered by the flash-flood watch could get as much as five inches of additional rainfall.

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:02

That order has been shot down by federal courts in two different forms, largely based on Trump's campaign rhetoric regarding Islam. Indeed, Mr Trump and Mr Salman were in agreement on the threat Iran poses to the region when they addressed their fellow leaders: Mr Trump accused Iran of "destruction and chaos" and the king said its rival "has been the spearhead of global terrorism".

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:04

Corbyn said that he realized that military action may be necessary "as a last resort", but vowed to focus on defusing tensions. He did say that he was in favour of using military force in some circumstances, suggesting that Britain was right to enter the Second World War but not the First World War.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:48

Turkey has warned the United States that its decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in Syria could end up hurting Washington, and accused its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally of siding with terrorists. Redur Xelil, a spokesperson for the group noted that arm supply decision will enable the Kurdish forces quickly stamp out the terrorist group. "We agree 100 percent with Turkey's concern about PKK, a named terrorist group".

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:56

Lieberman was born in Stamford, Connecticut, educated at Yale and Yale Law school, and served in the Connecticut state senate and as attorney general of the state before being elected as the state's Senator in Washington . During his time in the Senate, Lieberman was one of the most ardent supporters of expanding government surveillance. Collectively, the Democrats and independents who voted for a debate have accepted just under $5 million in campaign contributions from oil and gas companies.

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:15

Macron is visiting France's largest overseas military mission and following up on his campaign promise that fighting terror would be a top priority. Macron also said that he had spoken with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika about regional security on Thursday by telephone.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:44

The United Nations Security Council is due to meet tomorrow behind closed doors to discuss North Korea's latest missile test at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea, diplomats say. Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia and Israel, and will attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting and a Group of Seven summit to open Friday in Italy.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:50

This "flagrant aggression launched by the global coalition exposes the falsity of its allegation about fighting terrorism and undoubtedly demonstrates the reality of the Zionist-American project in the region", the Syrian official said . Russia's deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov said the destruction of the convoy was a "breach of Syrian sovereignty" and an attack against Syrian armed forces was "completely unacceptable".

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:40

The U.S. president did not use his signature term "radical Islamic terrorism", a signal that he chose to employ a more moderate tone in the region after using the phrase repeatedly as a presidential candidate. Adding that the deadliest toll of "fanatical violence" has been on Arab nations, the USA president conjectured that the gathering of leaders from Muslim countries at the summit may be the beginning of peace in the Middle East and perhaps all over the world.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:23

Representatives from dozens of countries gathered in Beijing on Sunday to discuss China's trillion-dollar global trade and investment initiative, known as One Belt, One Road. The inclusive tone of China's Belt and Road push stands in stark contrast to US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy. Speaking on the final day of the forum aimed at promoting his signature foreign initiative, Chinese President Xi Jinping said economic growth was "not on solid ground".

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:51

Trump fired Comey last week, suggesting his decision was motivated by the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign. First, a majority of the House of Representatives would have to vote in favour of impeachment. The White House did not comment for the story. You could then expect hearings during which members of Congress who are for and against impeachment make their case.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:48

Prosecutor Marianne Ny said she could not judge whether the 45-year-old Australian native was guilty or innocent because the investigation had been thwarted. "We are not making a statement about his guilt". Ny said the case could be reopened if Assange comes to Sweden before the statute of limitations expires in 2020.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:49

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has made a decision to impose restrictions in areas under five Police Stations of old Srinagar . Shops and other business establishments remained closed in commercial hub of Lal Chowk due to the strike called by Hurriyat leadership to pay homage to Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq, Abdul Gani Lone and the Hawal martyrs on their anniversaries.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:08

Nicole Kushner Meyer, sister of Ivanka's husband, Jared Kushner, promoted the USD500,000 visas - which grant United States permanent residency - at one of the events in a Beijing hotel ballroom this past weekend, reports the Washington Post .

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:05

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China adopted a non-binding "declaration of conduct" in 2002 to discourage hostile acts. China had refused to abide by the decision since there is no legal mechanism for enforcing the ruling .

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:19

Barratt Developments PLC had 180 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating by HSBC given on Tuesday, January 17. Eagle Point Credit Company a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company has a 50 day moving average of $19.95 and a 200-day moving average of $21.32.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:50

The 49-year-old Slovakian solo climber Vladimir Strba died at Camp IV on Sunday afternoon. "The reason for Yearwood's death is yet to be confirmed", he said. "The climber breathed his last at an altitude of 7500m on the Tibetan side when he was descending to lower camps after suffering from altitude sickness at around 8000m on the mountain", officials at the Tibet Mountaineering Association said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:50

The Washington Post is reporting that a senior White House advisor is a "person of interest" in the Department of Justice's Russian Federation probe, although just who that person is remains an open question. But despite that insistence, news has just broken that the probe has officially entered the White House with a "person of interest ". It was the most recent example of Mr.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:44

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat and former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni spoke in separate interviews on the sidelines of a regional World Economic Forum meeting. The original plans involved a straightforward ceremony on the tarmac before Trump was to be taken by helicopter to Jerusalem for a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the presidential residence.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:33

Vice President Mike Pence called Notre Dame a "vanguard of freedom of expression and the free exchange of ideas" during his commencement address on Sunday . "If we are going to build walls between American students and worldwide students, then I am skewered on the fence", said Mr Pine, who was raised in China.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:04

McCluskey's analysis, made in an interview with the Politico website , was widely seen as an attempt to lower expectations, in order to prepare to make an argument for Corbyn to remain as Labour leader even if he suffers a heavy election defeat.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:28

Japan is leading countries that want to persist with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal ditched by Trump in one of his first acts in office. "There has been less rhetoric and a more realistic approach", he said. "Cooperation plans and their fine goals might still fail to turn into reality when we lack trust, political determination and coordination to safeguard a peaceful environment, ensure security and safety for investment, and the flows of goods in the region".

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:11

On Monday, North Korea's regime issued a statement claiming that its new rocket could deliver a "large heavy nuclear warhead" all the way to the USA mainland. Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy of his administration's willingness to try to deal with North Korea through engagement, Reuters reported .

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:22

In a pointed departure from his predecessor, Trump all but promised he would not publicly admonish Mideast rulers for human rights violations and oppressive reigns. But escaping Washington for the gold-plated embrace of the Saudi royal family " a decor not so unlike Trump's own Manhattan home " appeared to give the president a boost.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:36

Admiral Harry Harris, the top USA commander in the Asia-Pacific, said continued missile launches by North Korea showed the importance of the alliance between Japan and the United States and called the North's actions unacceptable. Putin joins China and new South Korean president Moon Jae-in in calling for talks with the North. Harris met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who also said China could apply more pressure to rein in North Korea.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:53

His death was ruled a suicide by hanging, and a publicist said the singer/guitarist's family was "shocked" by the news. Cornell's loss illustrates the sad, sudden impact of suicide. He showed off his vocal skills on Soundgarden hits such as Black Hole Sun. Morello says: "I love you, brother". "Chris Cornell, a friend of mine, a friend of all of us from Soundgarden , died today and we have lost one of the most lovely voices in rock and in history".

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:56

The flashpoint border on the Yellow Sea also saw a South Korean naval submarine sinking with the loss of 46 lives in 2010. In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "challenge to the world" that tramples global efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear and missile problems peacefully, and vowed to bring up the issue as the "main agenda" of this week's G-7 summit in Italy.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:28

Comey told Wittes he did not want to go for fear of appearing too friendly with Trump. Trump was meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the White House on May 10 when, according to the account reported by the Times , he made the derisive statements about Comey and also indicated possible motivations behind the director's ouster.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:32

He spoke during a joint news conference with the visiting president of Sierra Leone. "The secretary reiterated USA commitment to our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally", stated the readout, provided by Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White. The SDF accepted the IS surrender in order "to protect innocent civilians" and to preserve the Tabqa Dam infrastructure, which hundreds of thousands of Syrians rely on for water, agriculture, and electricity, Central Command said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:47

Because of the moral clarity of both Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump Israel has a historic peace opportunity. For his part, Trump took office after campaigning hard on the theme he would be a more sympathetic friend to Israel. At the time , the hotel housed the British administrative headquarters for Palestine. Still, Israeli analysts have scoffed at what they call Trump's clumsy decision to skip a visit to the fortress city of Masada, where Netanyahu had invited Trump to speak.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:46

His announcement came after he said last month he would not seek re-election in 2018 and was considering leaving his post before his current term ends. He tangled with the Secret Service while leading a probe into security lapses at the White House and on presidential trips. Chaffetz became chairman of the House Oversight Committee in 2015.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:02

Rossi, among the riders to offer their support Nicky Hayden after the former MotoGP was left in an "extremely serious" condition following a cycling accident on Wednesday, was 10th in the second session. Rossi's crash however, further pushed Dani to third, helping him take the second consecutive podium this season. Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo rallied to fourth and sixth after a hard weekend for the Ducatis, split only by Cal Crutchlow in fifth.