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by | January 31, 2017 | 00:53

This, the report noted, marked a violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 , which was passed in July 2015 shortly after Iran and six world powers reached a landmark nuclear agreement. During his campaign, US President Donald Trump expressed his opposition to the nuclear deal reached past year between Iran and worlds powers. On Sunday, Trump spoke with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and the two 'agreed on the importance of rigorously enforcing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ...

by | January 30, 2017 | 01:01

It was also the first USA ground raid in Yemen since the beginning of the country's two-year-old civil war. A third family member, Tarek al-Dhahab, was killed in a previous United States drone strike years ago. A US aircraft was reportedly damaged after a "hard landing" during the operation, and had to be destroyed. Several Apache helicopters were reported to have taken part in the operation in al-Baida province.

by | January 30, 2017 | 00:57

The 290,000 votes the former economy minister received in the primary's first round were expected to help Hamon defeat Valls in the runoff. French authorities this week opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that Fillon's Welsh-born wife Penelope collected half a million euros ($534,000) over eight years as a parliamentary aide to her husband and his successor - for little to no work.

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:08

Speaking from a congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia later on Thursday, Trump said the two leaders agreed to cancel the meeting because it would be "fruitless" if Mexico won't agree to pay for the wall. consumers and they would end up paying for the wall. Lawmakers are pressuring Pena Nieto to scrap Tuesday's talks in Washington after Trump made good on his campaign pledge to quickly order the construction of the barrier.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:44

Ericksen said it's not abnormal for administrations to limit outward communication during their transition while they work toward getting different branches on point. "As Alex Parker, an astronomer at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colo., observed in a tweet this week: 'Barring public communication from science agencies reduces their visibility, which masks their value, which makes them easier to dismantle'".

by | January 27, 2017 | 00:51

He concluded that his sons would have "miserable" lives if they returned home because they had come to know the truth about the country. "I am sure that more defections of my colleagues will take place, since North Korea is already on a slippery slope".

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:45

The act is in direct defiance of a United Nations resolution last month that deemed the settlements illegal, as well as a rebuke to the Obama administration's critique of Netanyahu's support for settlements. Trump, the statement said , viewed the conflict between Israel and Palestine as one that "can only be negotiated directly between the two parties".

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:01

The shocking news reported Tuesday by multiple German newspapers may lead to a less predictable election. Sigmar Gabriel , German vice chancellor and leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), said he won't run for the post of chancellor, while sharply criticizing Angela Merkel's legacy, saying her economic policies caused the "division of the European Union".

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:55

Severe weather, including the possibility of tornadoes continues this morning, mainly in south Georgia, northern Florida and southern SC. TRT World 's Oliver Whitfield-Miocic reports. Seven of those killed were in just one mobile home park in south Georgia, where about half of the park's 40 homes had been leveled. The Storm Prediction Center thinks there is an enhanced risk for severe weather today across south and parts of central Alabama.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:49

President Donald Trump has proved his pro-life credentials on his first full day in office by reinstating the " Mexico City policy" that restricts U.S. NGOs that actually provide abortions, except in the case of rape, incest or life endangerment, are also ineligible for aid. During his campaign, Trump repeatedly said he would appoint conservative justices who would overturn the decision.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:49

Five days after up to 60,000 tons of snow, rocks and uprooted trees plowed into the Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, rescue crews were still digging by hand and with shovels and chainsaws to try to find more survivors. The woman's body was recovered on Monday afternoon, bringing the confirmed death toll to seven and the number missing to around 22. "Guests are terrified by the seismic shocks and have chose to remain outside of the hotel", Mr Di Tommaso wrote.

by | January 23, 2017 | 00:58

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Robert Capers called Guzman a "man known for. a life of crime, violence, death and destruction", while the cartel leader's attorney, Michael Schneider, said he has not seen "any evidence that Mr.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:55

President Obama has said he will remain active in public life, and will remain in Washington D.C. while his daughter finishes school. They may plan to live in Washington for at least another year, but President Obama and the first lady already are looking ahead to returning to their former home in Chicago, the site of the future presidential foundation.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:52

The unemployment rate at the end of 2015 was 5.1 percent, with an estimated 493,000 Floridians out of work. The labor force grew by 22,420 to 4.99 million in December. The biggest losses came in professional and business services and government, while trade, transportation and utilities added 2,300 jobs. Over the year, Construction added 8,800 (+6.1%) jobs.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:50

The daily also said the ICBM test is "a fair self-defence step to counter the United States threat of a nuclear war" against the North, adding that the U.S. On Thursday, following the Yonhap report, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) told reporters that they feared, based on the evidence collected, that Pyongyang was ready to test-fire its new missiles "at any time and from any location".

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:47

He told VOA's James Butty that Barrow's legitimacy has been recognized by ECOWAS , the African Union and the global community. The fate of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, who first conceded presidential election defeat in December then refused to step down remains a mystery.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:45

It is typical for Taiwan to send a delegation to USA presidential inaugurations. China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. president-elect Donald Trump launches a trade war , a key USA business lobby group warned on Wednesday. The new USA president has infuriated Beijing by building warmer relations with Taiwan, the self-ruled island that China sees as one of its provinces, accepting a congratulatory call from President Tsai Ing-wen, whom Beijing considers an independence-minded adversary.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:42

The second quake-the strongest of all-hit just a few miles from the epicenter of the first, 45 minutes later. The Italian Red Cross said it had received reports of building collapses in unreachable hamlets near Amatrice. There was no immediate indication of deaths or severe damage, the organisation said. Most recently, a M=6.6 quake on 30 October 2016, left 20 people injured, and destroyed the Basilica of Saint Benedict in the town of Norcia.

by | January 20, 2017 | 01:02

Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin has also supported the demand for jallikattu, reported NDTV . "The day-long fast is aimed at showing our solidarity with the students, who are protesting", said Vice President of the association Ponvannan. The Singapore authorities have also dealt with organisers of such protests firmly in the past. More eminent personalities like chess wizard Viswanathan Anand and music maestro AR Rahman extended their support.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:57

Bush and his wife, Barbara. One of the ways Forbes believes President-elect Trump can have a positive impact on the economy is by putting in tax cuts retroactive to January 1st. Second, Putin said that he had difficulty imagining that Trump would "sleep with prostitutes because 'this is an adult who for long years has been involved in the organization of beauty contests and has met with the most handsome women of the world".

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:51

Gambians are now expecting military intervention from Senegal and Nigeria's military as early as tomorrow under the auspices of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS ). Many residents in Gambia have started fleeing the country due to the possibility of the political unrest turning into an all-out war. At least three government ministers, including the Foreign Minister, have resigned in recent days.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:52

In its monthly oil market report , OPEC projected that the call on its crude for 2017 would be 32.10 million b/d, just below the target of 32.5 million b/d that the organization is aiming to hold production to, under the deal, though exemptions for Libya and Nigeria could complicate the picture.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:19

The killing was carried out by Parveen, in the eastern city of Lahore , because Zeenat had defied her family to elope with the man she loved. Bibi then went outside and began shouting on the street to neighbours that she had killed the teen for bringing shame on her family, while beating her chest.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:43

He confirmed that "on 15 January 2017, the Agency verified that Iran has taken these actions related to Fordo". Just today, the IAEA confirmed that Iran has removed equipment from the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant before the agreed 1 year deadline in order to meet another commitment under the JCPOA.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:41

Salman told the Times that she did not view her husband's buying ammunition as suspicious, and she had no idea he was checking out Pulse when she drove with him to Orlando . Police believe Salman's behavior wasn't forced by her husband and acted on her own free will. WASHINGTON (AP) - US official says wife of Orlando shooter has been arrested for obstruction.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:44

Additionally, Lewis stated he didn't view Trump as a " legitimate president " in the wake of a government probe linking Russian hackers to the 2016 election Trump won over Hillary Clinton. For almost six decades, Lewis has embodied the term "activist" and has gotten some great results. "Generations from now, when parents teach their children what is meant by courage, the story of John Lewis will come to mind - an American who knew that change could not wait for some other person or some ...

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:45

Th Palestinians may consider "reversing recognition" of Israel if Donald Trump moves the United States embassy to Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said in an interview released by the French daily Le Figaro on Friday. Briefing journaists about the conference earlier this week Mohammad Shtayyeh, a senior Palestinian official said he hoped it would prove that Israelcould not "continue to be above the law".

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:54

He dismissed a claim , included in the dossier, that Trump surrogate Michael Cohen met with Russian officials overseas to participate in some kind of hacking scheme. Sara Haines explained that there is a difference between "fake news" - intentionally promoting a false story - and "unsubstantiated news" which is just something that doesn't have enough supplemental information to be credible.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:37

He filed a Freedom of Information request to get the number, but when that came through he rang it to be told that the number was not meant to be used for public enquiries. 'It shouldn't matter if you pay $300 per year in income taxes or pay $300,000 per year in income taxes like myself, because the backbone of a free democracy / republic begins with government transparency, period'.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:38

It reads in part, "The Consumer Price Index which measures inflation increased by 18.55 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2016, 0.07 percent points higher from the rate recorded in November (18.48 per cent)". The capital goods sector, which is seen as a key gauge of industrial activity, rose 15% in November compared to a decline of 24.4% in November 2015. As per use-based classification, growth rates in November 2016 over November 2015 are 4.7 per cent in basic goods and 2.7 per cent in ...