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by | July 06, 2017 | 00:12

Winterstein, referring to the incident on Wednesday at the daily press briefing, recalled that Juncker "is a friend of the European Parliament", who participated "in 67 such debates in the plenary", and "will continue attending as often as he can".

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:06

The president is expected to meet Merkel this week before the summit, according to Reuters. German police on Wednesday used water cannon to disperse around 500 anti-capitalist protesters overnight in Hamburg where Chancellor Angela Merkel will host leaders of the G20 leading economies in a two-day summit starting on Friday.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:09

On the other side of the Fed's dual mandate, the jobless rate declined to a 16-year low in May of 4.3 percent, beneath most Fed officials' estimate of the maximum use of labor resources. Any profit the Fed has at the end of the year must be sent to the U.S. Treasury. Some Fed officials are anxious that investors are not responding to the recent rate increases.

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:10

One aim of the latest move is apparently to gain greater cooperation from China when Trump meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit meeting to be held in Germany in July. And recent USA naval maneuvers into areas China claims as its territorial waters have drawn sharp rebukes from Xi's government. China is responsible for 90% of North Korean trade and key to the robustness of latest United Nations sanctions .

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:14

He added that the Congress is a very junior partner in the alliance and it was because of Nitish Kumar that the party was able to win 27 seats in Bihar . "There is no point in asking me why I did not attend it, there was no invitation then, where is the question of attending or skipping?" Following Nitish's decision to support Kovind, a furious Ghulam Nabi Azad of the Congress had accused the Janata Dal (United) leader of indulging in "ideological and political opportunism".

by | July 03, 2017 | 00:55

State parks, recreation areas, forests, camping areas, historic sites and state-run beaches are closed just in time for the long Independence Day holiday weekend. Of course, that was days before he signed an executive order shutting down non-essential government services after the Legislature failed to adopt a budget by the fiscal year deadline on midnight Saturday .

by | July 03, 2017 | 00:27

As they closed in on the third vehicle near Al-Tahrir Square, the suicide bomber on board detonated it, killing a number of people and injuring others. No group has taken responsibility for the attack. The police officer at the scene said seven people were killed and 13 wounded in that attack. But dozens of people have been killed in bombings, particularly on the outskirts of the capital.

by | July 02, 2017 | 00:44

That's precisely what happened to Tom Holland , who stars in the hotly-anticipated film , "Spider-Man: Homecoming ". That's because the 21-year-old English actor has now revealed that he had to wear a thong whenever he donned the famous red and blue costume.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:19

She had been summoned previously, but refused to go during her campaign bid for the French presidency. The legal step taken means prosecutors believe there is "serious or consistent evidence" that indicates probable involvement in a crime. Le Pen's bodyguard, Thierry Legier, was also questioned. In February, the parliament said it would start to deduct the monies it claimed were owed unless she paid the money back.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:12

Unconfirmed reports suggested the gunman was walking around in a white lab coat brandishing a M16 rifle. The New York Police Department confirmed the reports of a " shooting incident" on Twitter. The newspaper reports that at least 5 to 6 people have been wounded, according to preliminary reports. The 120-year-old hospital claims almost 1,000 beds spread across multiple units.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:18

Trump raised Russian hackles this week when the White House said it appeared the Syrian military was preparing to conduct a chemical weapons attack and warned that Assad and his forces would "pay a heavy price" if it did so. The administration officials said that no decision has yet been made to return the compounds or ease sanctions, and that any such steps were unlikely to accompany Trump's meeting with Putin in Hamburg.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:16

However, when deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders took his place, reporters began searching for Spicer, eventually finding him walking from the Capitol building to his auto. Can you tell us why you turned the cameras off? Not only has this begun to upset the press corp, but it has also reportedly caused some alarm among a few Trump surrogates according to an article by The Hill aptly titled: "Press briefing crackdown worries Trump allies".

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:13

Department of the Treasury announced a new set of actions Thursday aimed at increasing pressure on North Korea, including cutting off a Chinese bank that is accused of laundering money and providing financing to North Korea in violation of global sanctions.

by | June 29, 2017 | 00:45

Iraqi forces had about 600 meters of ground left to cover before reaching Mosul's corniche road along the western bank of the Tigris, federal police commander Lt. But as it advances, the human toll in Mosul becomes clearer. Sporadic sniper fire could be heard, and an incoming rocket, as the troops used a drone to survey the insurgents' defences.

by | June 28, 2017 | 01:45

Sturgeon's concession is simply that the party no longer plans to call a referendum on Scottish independence "immediately". But, speaking in the Scottish parliament , she said she was committed to giving the Scottish people a choice at the "end of the Brexit process".

by | June 27, 2017 | 01:41

Tens of thousands of protesters held anti-corruption rallies across Russian Federation on Monday in a new show of defiance by an opposition that the Kremlin had once dismissed as ineffectual and marginalized. The charge was only the latest against Navalny, who has also been accused of embezzlement - a charge he says is a lie to keep him out of office, something the European Court of Human Rights has seconded .

by | June 27, 2017 | 01:36

Founded in 1971, the Belfast-based DUP has always been a strong advocate of Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK. Leaders on both sides of the Irish Sea have expressed alarm that Brexit could lead to the restoration of a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland , with fears that such a move would affect the peace process.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:54

During the headline set by band Radiohead , tens of thousands of revelers chanted " Oh, Jeremy Corbyn! " to the tune of the song Seven Nation Army by the band The White Stripes. "People were fed up, absolutely fed up of being told what to think", he said. He chanted the phrase during a rendition of Myxomatosis and later muttered: "See you later, Theresa, shut the door on the way out".

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:53

A girl (R) attends an Eid al-Fitr mass prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a public park, outside El-Seddik Mosque in Cairo, Egypt June 25, 2017. Furthermore, people belonging to different sects in Canada, America, England and Europe will celebrate Eid today and tomorrow. She prayed to Almighty Allah for continued peace, progress and welfare of the people of the country and of Muslim Ummah.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:51

The Israel Air Force on Shabbos took to the skies to retaliate against repeated errant rocket fire into northern Israel from Syria. Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war. The spokesman did not say whether the errant fire from Syria consisted of mortar rounds, artillery shells or bullets. According to SANA, the battles in this region are between President Bashar Assad's army and the Nusra Front, a Salafist rebel group in Syria.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:45

In a statement filed to the court aimed to avoid submitting a deposition in the case, Trump said she played no part in designing the shoe. Aquazzura Italia SRL sued Trump a year ago on the basis that her Hettie shoe was basically identical to its $785 Wild Thing Shoe, right down to the tassel.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:05

Armed Forces Day, which takes place tomorrow (Saturday), aims to increase public support and awareness about the contribution made on behalf of the nation by the Armed Forces. "A special private reception for our veterans will be held in the City Chambers as the city's thank you". "It's heart-warming to see spectators young and old pay tribute to the British Armed Forces community for their hard work, dedication and efforts to keep us safe in the United Kingdom and across the globe".

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:09

State media say similar demonstrations are underway in other cities and towns in Iran . Other carried a coffin emblazoned with a picture of US President Donald Trump and the slogan: " Death to America, death to the House of Saud ". Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called on Muslims worldwide to hold massive Al-Quds Day rallies Friday to support Palestinians. President Hassan Rouhani , who joined the march through Tehran , hit out at a new Iran sanctions bill approved by the US ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:03

The Indian Army has been retaliating strongly to the ceasefire violation in the Khari Karmara areas of the sector. "As the firefight was going on, Pakistani posts too resorted to heavy firing". The Army said a BAT team comprising five to seven members were 600 metres within India, reported Hinudstan Times . Prior to that, a BAT attack was carried out on February 18 but there were no casualties in that.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:43

Tim Ryan of OH, who has been a vocal critic of his party's overarching political strategy, said Democrats needed to recognize that they were "toxic" in huge parts of the country. Democrats are wondering if is time to ditch Nancy Pelosi as their leader after suffering a stinging defeat Tuesday night in the special election for a congressional seat in Georgia.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:45

There, they fared better than most observers had foreseen. BENNETT: It's a criticism rooted in generational angst about the future of the Democratic Party and its leaders. For a little over an hour, the President worked to convince the crowd of supporters - some of whom donned "Make America Great Again " hats and held signs - that his administration is making "tremendous progress" back in Washington .

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:33

In that incident, police say the woman armed herself with a pair of extra long metal shears and wouldn't drop them after multiple requests. The Blotter posting indicates that "both officers were equipped with less lethal force options , per department policy".

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:53

The Sena MP said Thackeray may "answer many questions later this evening" when he will address the party workers on the Shiv Sena's 51st foundation day. Sangma. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said she is not satisfied with Ram Nath Kovind's political ideology, but can not reject his Dalit background.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:49

Haley's remarks came as the United Nations envoy to the Middle East said Israel is defying last year's Security Council resolution that called for a halt in settlement activity in the occupied West Bank. The electricity will be scaled back gradually, "so that the electricity supply will match the financial commitment". Last week, Hamas threatened to renew violence against Israel if power is cut.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:46

Police said a passer-by informed them about the incident. "She was allegedly raped in the vehicle while the accused were driving around", said Suniti, superintendent of police ( Noida Rural), said. "We are investigating the case to identify and arrest the accused", said SSP Love Kumar. Gurgaon police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar has also reached the Sector 29 police station to oversee the investigations.