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by | May 23, 2017 | 10:14

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has criticized a summit of Muslim countries that was attended by U.S. President Donald Trump , calling the meeting in Saudi Arabia a "a show with no meaning". "We are not here to lecture-we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship". "Unfortunately, under the hostile and aggressive policies of the American statesmen, we are witnessing a renewed strengthening of terrorist groups in the region and miscalculation ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:35

Flynn's response stressed that his decision to invoke his constitutional protection was not an admission of wrongdoing but rather a response to a political climate in which Democratic members of Congress are calling for his prosecution. The retired lieutenant general is a key witness in the Russian Federation probe, which has roiled the first months of President Donald Trump's presidency with a spate of negative news reports.

by | May 23, 2017 | 11:15

Representatives of seven national parties and 48 state parties were invited by the poll panel for the meeting at the Constitution Club in Delhi to reassure the parties that the EVMs can not be tampered with and were secured. AAP has vociferously raised the issue after its disappointing performance in Punjab and Goa assembly elections and the recent MCD polls. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi during the all-party meeting convened by the poll watchdog to discuss the reliability of the ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 11:38

The Indian man was arrested from F-8 area of Islamabad by the Margalla Police for not having complete travel documents, Samaa TV reported . India's counsel Harish Salve successfully argued that Pakistan had violated the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR) by not granting India consular access and by not conducting a fair trial.

by | May 23, 2017 | 11:11

Last week, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that Baghdad would support an extension of the cuts, but did not provide specifics on exactly how long an extension it would support. One big headache for Opec is USA shale oil production, in particular, which is benefiting from the Opec cuts and returning to the market in force.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:57

But the two leaders agreed in their first phone call on May 18 to continue discussions on Ukraine and Syria despite their conflicting views. US President Donald Trump, who has previously described global warming as a "hoax" perpetrated by China, said prior to winning office he wants to "cancel" the 196-nation Paris agreement to rein in global warming by curbing emissions from burning oil, coal and gas.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:59

Flynn what the next step, if any, is", the Senate Intelligence Committee chair said. The subpoena came after Robert Kelner, Flynn's lawyer, told the committee Flynn would not voluntarily provide the documents they requested. Reuters reported on Thursday that Flynn and other advisers to Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the usa presidential race.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:10

President Donald Trump is seeking outside counsel to help him during investigations into his campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, and has narrowed the search to four prominent attorneys, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:43

The meeting would be the first between the pair since Comey was sacked on May 9 under suspicious circumstances, Bloomberg reports. Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, who also serves on the House Oversight Committee, told ABC that he hopes Chaffetz's meeting and subpoena for the Federal Bureau of Investigation documents breeds results.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:38

USA citizens in the area should heed direction from local authorities and maintain security awareness. Greater Manchester Police say they are working with national police and intelligence agencies in what is being treated as a terrorist incident.

by | May 23, 2017 | 11:06

The North has yet to demonstrate it has successfully miniaturised a nuclear warhead to mount on a ballistic missile despite claims to having mastered the technology. A week earlier, it had tested another new mid-to-long-range ballistic missile on May 14, called the Hwasong-12. "Saying with pride that the missile's rate of hits is very accurate and Pukguksong-2 is a successful strategic weapon, he approved the deployment of this weapon system for action", KCNA said, quoting the North Korean ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:55

The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over territory occupied in 1967, including east Jerusalem . A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. Trump pressed his right hand against the wall and closed his eyes, seemingly in prayer. He placed a note between the massive stones, a centuries-old tradition of supplication.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:12

As US President Donald Trump visited Israel yesterday, some eagle-eyed social media users claimed footage showed his wife flicking his hand away as he reached for hers after landing in Israel . Melania Trump has remained in NY, rather than moving to live in the White House, adding to internet speculation about the state of their relationship.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:15

If that sounds familiar, it's because he took it from Kurt Russell's Wyatt Earp in " Tombstone ". "He would say things like, "She's really got the goods" and 'look at the t - s on that one'". As a product of a working class OH factory town not unlike Warren, where he grew up, it's not hard for me to tell what sort of target audience he had in mind for "resentment TV", my description of the conservative-oriented format Ailes created for Fox News.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:19

The poor things have never seen a ballot box. Our missiles are for peace and for defense ... "The Americans do not know our religion, that's what the catch is", Rouhani said in response to a question from AP. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. "If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be condemned".

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:52

The photos were reportedly taken with a camera installed on the ballistic missile when it was entering the atmosphere, the Yonhap news agency said yesterday. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year. "These actions threaten regional and global security", United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:08

Corning didn't mention her role as lieutenant governor in the obituary she wrote, the Des Moines Register reported. Earlier this month, the six-term Republican governor was approved unanimously by the 21-person Senate Foreign Relations Committee to advance his nomination to the full Senate for the final vote.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:43

One U.S. district judge, Rodney Gilstrap, received about one-quarter of all the patent cases initiated between 2014 to 2016 - more than were assigned to all federal judges in California, New York and Florida combined, according to Mark A.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:17

And many clearly shared that view - particularly those on the left who vehemently opposed Le Pen but found Macron's plans to reduce corporate tax and cut public sector jobs unpalatable. Still Putin wrote a letter of congratulations to the president elect. "The growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism is accompanied by an escalation of local conflicts and the destabilisation of entire regions", Putin said in a congratulatory telegram released by the Kremlin.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:05

ABC News takes a look at what we know and don't know about the latest North Korean missile launch. North Korea has made no secret of its desire to develop an ICBM capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the USA mainland, but many had believed it was far from mastering the re-entry technology needed for perfecting an ICBM, which uses similar engineering in early flight stages.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:43

The State Department had to move people to protect their safety and several ambassadors were recalled, expelled or reassigned because of embarrassing disclosures. That's where she'd been serving a 35-year sentence for giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks . The army says Manning remains an active duty soldier, eligible for health care benefits.

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:02

In a sign of the importance he places on the Paris-Berlin axis, Macron traveled to Berlin to meet Merkel in the first foreign visit since his inauguration, May 14, just hours after dropping a bombshell in Paris by announcing the Republican Edouard Philippe as his prime minister.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:26

Climbers from the United States and Slovakia also died on the Nepalese side of the mountain on Sunday. In 2015, he was on the mountain when the devastating natural disaster in Nepal triggered an avalanche that killed 18 climbers. Three sherpa rescuers were flown by helicopter to Camp 2, from where they were climbing up the mountain to help search for the missing climber. Facebook / Everest Expedition "It's official - The Hillary Step is no more" posted Everest Expedition on their ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 10:11

Clark thanked her supporters, as well as those on the opposing campaigns for standing up for what they believe in. Premier Christy Clark remains premier, and she'll get the first shot at forming a new government when she visits Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:41

But we must appreciate the mature voters of France and Ennamuel Macron who have rejected the rigid thoughts of Le Pen. En Marche will announce its candidates for the legislative elections on Thursday. However, the election did mark the largest number of votes her party has ever won. Macron's positions on Israel, its conflict with the Palestinians and the Middle East in general correspond with those of the government of France's outgoing president, Francois Hollande, Macron told a ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 08:54

Tuesday Pope Francis sent a telegram to the new President of France, Emmanuel Macron, offering his prayers and wishes that in his new role, he will support the rich moral and spiritual traditions of the country, including that of Christianity.

by | May 23, 2017 | 09:16

In a statement following the meeting, Trump addressed his meetings the previous day with Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, and said that there is growing realization that they share a "common cause with you" in their determination to defeat extremism and deter "the threat posed by Iran".

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:53

The SNP amassed more councillors than in the 2012 local elections , thereby remaining the largest party in local government north of the border. The Tories gained 500 seats and seized control of 11 councils. Nuttall said he expected a revival of the Eurosceptic party's fortunes when the hard realities of the Brexit negotiations become clear and May was forced to make concessions over the terms of the UK's departure from the EU.

by | May 23, 2017 | 08:24

A Conservative spokesman said: "Jeremy Corbyn can't deliver any of this - it just doesn't add up". Chancellor Philip Hammond said: "There is a £58 billion black hole in Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto - and it will be paid for by every single family in the country with higher taxes and more debt".

by | May 23, 2017 | 08:26

It was later learned that the passenger was also detained at Los Angeles global Airport earlier in the day for a separate incident in which he breached a "crew only" door leading to the airfield. "Their decisive actions ensured the safety of everyone on board the flight". "But he had the laptop in his hands, and once they subdued him the laptop was sitting there", she said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:47

Nine people were sent to the hospital after the fighting. The Turkish embassy blamed protesters Thursday for Turkish security officials' attack in Washington, D.C., despite video evidence that contradicts their claims. At their meeting Tuesday, Trump said the U.S. would re-establish its military and economic partnership with Turkey , committing to backing Turkey's defense against both Islamic State and the PKK.

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:53

The grassroots of Iran's reform and democratic movement - students, women, artists, and Iran's quietly relentless civil society - swung into action and turned the election into a surprisingly heated referendum on the country's future. Domestic social reforms were largely ignored. But, in his second term, Rouhani will be under more pressure from his followers to deliver on changes at home.

by | May 23, 2017 | 08:13

As they prepare for the offensive in Raqqa, the Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital, the Americans have told Turkey that the YPG will not be permitted to stay in the city but will turn over control to Arab elements that are part of the combined, us -backed Syrian Democratic Forces .

by | May 23, 2017 | 08:29

The Ford stock has dropped over 40 percent during his period of appointment. Now, US auto sales are slipping, and Ford's profit margins are trailing those of larger rival General Motors Co. Ford posted a record $1.2 billion profit in Europe previous year but warned the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union would put a dent in 2017 earnings.

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:19

She'll moderate the plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) June 1-3, with Putin. Putin is among a group of panelists that includes Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Austrian chancellor Christian Kern.