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by | May 17, 2017 | 13:13

And I have great respect for the senator. [.] I am devoted to helping the president achieve his objectives, helping him be successful. And so that's my only line. "We're starting with the slate we have", he said, "all the problems that are on that slate. We don't give anyone a free pass on any of them", he said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:39

The other remaining candidates are Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri, who supports Rouhani and is thought to have simply entered the contest to shield him from attacks, fellow reformer Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, a former industry minister, and Mostafa Mirsalim, a conservative and former culture minister.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:36

But sporadic gunfire rang out Sunday evening, and they had not retreated by Monday. Many residents said they locked themselves in their homes as the anti-Balaka forces controlled the city. Touadera called on the leaders of the armed groups to "stop this blind and unjustified violence", warning that justice will be sought. The Catholic Church in the Central African Republic has attempted to persuade the militias to end the assault and leave the town, according to Catholic charity organization ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:36

Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara) said in a statement. As the bill moves to the Senate, the president is already moving to his next agenda. Younger, healthier Americans are not buying coverage due to the premium-boosting provisions of Obamacare: its mandatory "essential" health benefits; pre-existing health coverage, which amounts to a green light for waiting until one is sick to buy insurance; and its maximum 3-1 ratio between health coverage charges between age groups.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:37

Xi, outlining China's vision of a new inter-connected world that his signature Belt and Road (B&R) initiative seeks to achieve, spoke about the significance of various ancient civilisations, including "the Indus and Ganges civilisations". They also "reiterate the importance of expanding economic growth, trade and investment based on level playing field, on market rules and on universally recognised worldwide norms".

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:25

Zaidi told parties that their "concerns and apprehensions" regarding EVMs have been taken note of and will be addressed through the "forthcoming challenge" and other measures which the EC will take. Today it has been proved that EVMs can be tempered. We have proved in Delhi Assembly through a demonstration that EVMs can be tampered. Besides the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)'s Lalu Prasad Yadav who extended support to AAP's objections to EVMs, other parties, including the Congress, maintained a ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:21

The 2006 elections saw a relatively high turnout rate, which sat at 77.6 percent and gave Hamas 74 out of 132 seats in the Palestinian parliament. In Hebron, the West Bank's largest city and long considered more Hamas-friendly territory, Fatah won just seven of 15 council seats despite the Hamas boycott, the Associated Press reported.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:04

The congressman pulled over and Wright followed suit, emerging from her own auto to pound on the lawmaker's ride and even reach in to try and grab him, Tennessee cops said. A woman found herself behind bars after she followed a congressman from an agricultural meeting, according to Weakley County Sheriff's Department. Wright might have gotten away with it had she not posted "details about the encounter" on her Facebook account later that day.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:59

On North Korea, the statement says Kim Jong Un's regime is "poised to conduct its first" flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile this year, "which would serve as a milestone toward a more reliable threat to the US mainland". "It views the deal as a means to remove sanctions while preserving some nuclear capabilities", Coats said. On Afghanistan, Coats said the situation "will very likely continue to deteriorate, even if global support is sustained".

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:44

Washington's decision to arm the YPG, the SDF's main faction battling ISIL, reignited a dispute with Turkey, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling for an "immediate" reversal. Mattis acknowledged concerns of the Turkish government in Ankara that weapons could end up in the hands of the Kurdish militants in Turkey, known as the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or the PKK.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:32

A storm system will track near Virginia Friday night into early Saturday . A rain jacket with a hood may be more helpful to stay dry when venturing outdoors. The afternoon will be damp, with scattered showers, mist and drizzle. Even worse than ruined outdoor plans will be the threat for urban and coastal flooding.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:28

Many experts believe that stopping suppliers from charging those on standard variable tariffs more will only lead to them increasing the prices of their cheaper fixed deals. The Tories said the cap will be set by energy regulator Ofgem, and follows the cap on prices for customers with pre-payment meters, which was introduced in April.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:19

Over several hours of presentations and PowerPoints, company executives described the advantages of the controversial EB-5 program, which provides big foreign investors with United States visas and a path to residence for the cost of just a half-million dollars.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:02

Hamas controls the Gaza Strip while Fatah, through the Palestinian National Authority, controls the West Bank. Azzam Tamimi, author of "Hamas: Unwritten Chapters", described Haniya - the group's deputy leader who served as prime minister of Gaza between 2007 and 2014 - as a "charismatic" and experienced political figure.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:21

North Korea charged that South Korea and the USA had "corrupted and bribed" a North Korean logger in 2014 working in eastern Russian Federation, who had been infiltrated into North Korea to carry out the assassination attempt. Although a total oil embargo is unlikely, analysts see some kind of curtailment of Chinese exports to North Korea as probable. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that Washington was working on more sanctions against North Korea if it takes ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:11

Nigeria's government says 82 Chibok schoolgirls are free more than three years after a mass abduction by Boko Haram extremists. Buhari, who has missed three straight weekly Cabinet meetings and spent a month and a half in London on medical leave earlier this year, said he'd never been as sick in his life.

by | May 07, 2017 | 13:14

With North Korea, several senior defense officials said there is now an effort to ensure as much public information as possible comes from commanders in South Korea and at the US Pacific Command in Hawaii, rather than from officials at the Pentagon in Washington to lessen its reach and perceived importance.

by | May 07, 2017 | 12:58

Meanwhile, Mishra is expected to meet Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, an hour before heading out to Rajghat for his press conference at 11.30 a.m. AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting of party MLAs at his residence in New Delhi on May 8 to hold a discussion on restructuring the state unit after its loss in the recent Punjab Assembly elections.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:33

What the long-term deployment would look like is still in the early stages, but it is believed United States forces in Iraq would be stationed inside existing Iraqi bases in at least five locations in the Mosul area and along Iraq's border with Syria.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:27

A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else. Trump also praised the North Korean leader, describing him as a "pretty smart cookie" who, as a young man in his 20s, assumed control of an entire country.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:26

Jagran Josh wishes good luck to all the students for the Kerala SSLC Results 2017! Students are eagerly waiting for the result to decide about their future. From the last 5 years, the numbers of students writing the SSLC and THSLC have increased to a fair amount. Wayanad with a pass percentage of 92.3% was Worst performing district in the 2016 Kerala SSLC Class X exams.

by | May 05, 2017 | 00:27

The Pentagon said last week that USA forces operate "in close proximity with" SDF fighters in northern Syria, including near the Turkish border. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said on Friday U.S. Ankara views the group as terrorists, but Washington believes are the most effective fighting force againstISIS. The area, which includes Arbin, has been held under siege by government forces for more than three years.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:29

North Korea, technically still at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a treaty, regularly threatens to destroy the United States and says it will pursue its nuclear and missile programmes to counter perceived USA aggression.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:16

Safa has reached agreement with Baxter's current club SuperSport United for the 63-year-old to continue with them until July. It wasn't until late on Wednesday that Safa claimed they had agreed a coaching contract with the ideal candidate, although they did not name Baxter, only committing to giving more details a day or two later.

by | May 03, 2017 | 00:30

The town of Canton, located about 50 miles east of Dallas, was hit especially hard. More than 350 roads were closed in Missouri because of the intermittent flooding. Another woman was killed when floods swept her away. Cars and trucks are damaged as the walls blew out of the I-20 Dodge dealership after a tornado hit near Canton, Texas, Saturday, April 29, 2017.

by | May 03, 2017 | 00:25

The paramedic underwent surgery and is in critical condition. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said the paramedic will need additional surgeries and extensive medical treatment to fully recover. UPDATE 1:05 p.m.: NBCDFW reports the area where the shooting took place is consistently listed as one of the most risky areas in Dallas . Armed with a semi-automatic rifle, Brown then fired at emergency responders trying to help his neighbor, critically wounding a paramedic, Blankenbaker said.

by | May 01, 2017 | 16:47

Merkel arrived in the seven-state federation following a visit to neighboring Saudi Arabia, where she held talks with King Salman and other senior leaders that touched on regional conflicts as well as women's inequality and other human rights issues.

by | May 01, 2017 | 16:45

On the VIP culture, Mr Modi underlined in no unambiguous term: "If we collectively strive to do it with eternal vigilance, the VIP culture surely can be flushed out". "Every person has his or her own importance, every person possesses a sagacious aura, Mahaatmya, in a unique manner", the Prime Minister said. The concept of sabka sath, sabka vikas is not confined to India but is relevant globally too, especially in the context of the neighbourhood, he said.

by | April 30, 2017 | 00:05

Supporting the People's Climate Movement in D.C. on April 29 there will be a resistance and renewal convergence at Lake Merritt in Oakland. The march also promotes protecting the right to clean air, water, land and healthy communities - an idea that goes hand-in-hand with reducing greenhouse gas emissions to shrink the human impact on the climate, primarily by utilizing renewable energy.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:42

Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-1953 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. If those businessmen in power in the U.S. thought of intimidating us by any military or sanction threats-as the [Barack] Obama administration used to do and failed-they will soon find out such threats are useless", Sin said.