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by | June 27, 2017 | 11:46

Ruddy sparked a media firestorm on Monday when he told the " PBS NewsHour " that Trump is considering firing Mueller . House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters that any talk about Mr Trump wanting to rid himself of the special investigator amounts to rumour.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:43

Those who come after a "cut-off" date will have no guarantee of either residence or family reunification. And a major sticking point, which Brexit minister David Davis said at the weekend would be the row of the summer, was that Britain would not defer to rulings from the European Court of Justice - an institution the EU says must be involved.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:31

The deal comes two weeks after the June 8 general election resulted in a hung Parliament and will see the 10 DUP MPs back the Tories in key Commons votes, BBC reported. They smiled and joked as negotiators from both sides, the DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson and the Conservatives' Gavin Williamson signed the deal that will run for the life of the current parliament due to end in 2022.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:27

Paris - Hollywood star turned activist Arnold Schwarzenegger joined politicians and legal experts in Paris on Saturday to launch a campaign for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment. Speaking to the CNEWS broadcaster on Tuesday and asked whether Manuel Valls will have a place in the president's majority, French government spokesman Christophe Castaner said that "it was up to him, if he wanted to engage in this politics, knowing that he will not have an ...

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:29

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "On Sunday June 25, at approximately 9.14am, Northumbria Police received reports that a vehicle had collided with pedestrians outside of Westgate Sports Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne". Someone had to jump in the vehicle and pull the handbrake up to make it stop. The collision took place outside the sports center when many were just leaving a prayer gathering marking the end of Ramadan , according to the nearby Newcastle Central Mosque , which ...

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:11

Iraqi forces have begun to push into Mosul's Old City, where they expect to encounter the toughest fighting of the months-old campaign to retake Iraq's second largest city. Emilie Raffoul, a producer who worked with Robert for 15 years, told the AFP news agency: "She was someone who was very determined". On Tuesday, the day after the landmine blast, Raffoul flew to Iraq to take care of Robert, along with colleagues from France Televisions.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:10

As of June 5, 2017 the State of CT began their mosquito trapping and testing for the virus. In a minority of infected persons, especially those over 50 years old, West Nile Virus can cause serious illness, including encephalitis and meningitis.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:05

Following an article in the Washington Post stating former President Obama had learned in August 2016 of Vladimir Putin's "direct involvement" in an alleged conspiracy to interfere with the USA presidential elections, President Trump declared Obama had prior knowledge of Russian meddling and " did nothing " in response.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:05

Arconic shares dropped as much as 7.5% on Monday before rebounding slightly after Reuters reported over the weekend emails seen by its staff dating back to 2014 and sent between an Arconic sales manager and contractor executives raised questions about why the New York-based company supplied combustible cladding for use at the development despite warnings the panels presented a fire risk for tall buildings.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:03

Possible fixes could be grants to state election officials to help improve cyber-security and raising awareness about "the evils and hazards of spear-phishing", Johnson said. Johnson said Russian Federation did not, "through any cyber intrusion, alter ballots, ballot counts or reporting of election results". The other "top intelligence official" Trump could be referring to is former CIA Director John Brennan.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:04

The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday after striking it with two suicide auto bombs, killing at several police officers, officials said. It comes as Washington is expected to announce an increase in the United States military deployment in the country to bolster Afghan forces who are struggling to contain the Taliban's nationwide offensive.

by | June 27, 2017 | 11:03

Those measures come on top of ones that have been in place under the second highest level of terror alert since twin bomb attacks killed 32 people in Brussels in March previous year. "The bag exploded twice but it could have been a lot worse". Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said a "terrorist attack has been prevented" in the city that hosts the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:59

The ruling sets up a potential clash between the government and opponents of the ban over the strength of visitors' ties to the United States. The travel ban was a signature policy of Trump's first few months as president. This means those who want to visit family members, university students or people with a business agenda, for example, will not be affected. "So far these have been repealed and rejected by the courts, but the U.S.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:54

He stressed the importance of "doing away" with terrorist sanctuaries and safe havens, apparently reflecting Indian concerns about militants based in Pakistan, India's historical archrival. Mr. Trump joked that they were "trying to get the price up a bit" to close the deal on natural gas. "I guess it's worked very well in both cases". Modi will also have dinner with the president and first lady - the first dinner Trump has hosted for a foreign dignitary at the White House, although he has ...

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:55

Shai Hope hit a valiant 81 in reply for West Indies , but after falling to 4-2 the hosts were never in the race and stumbled their way to 205-6 - Kuldeep Yadav's 3-50 also helping India continue the recovery process after their humbling ICC Champions Trophy final defeat to rivals Pakistan.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:54

After handing their passports to the immigration officer, there was a short wait, followed by the appearance of two North Korean security officials, who took Warmbier to a private room. The doctors said they had no information about the care he received in North Korea. "I've got nothing from my experiences with him that would suggest he would do something like that", Gratton said.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:50

Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. The Supreme Court , on its final day before a summer recess, said the ban can be enforced on travellers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen if they lack a "credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ".

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:49

A Buckingham Palace representative stated, "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has decided that he will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year". Prince Charles took his father's place at the state opening of parliament , where the Queen delivered her speech in everyday dress rather than the traditional royal robes and arrived by auto rather than carriage.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:49

This provision has been kept in abeyance. "We are grateful to the government for acceding to the request of the industry which is still in its infancy", said a statement from a spokesperson for Amazon. "This step has been taken to provide more time for persons liable to deduct tax at source/e-commerce companies and their suppliers to prepare for the historic tax reform", the statement added.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:47

The administration, he explained, had a waiver program in place to allow individuals from the six countries named in the order to enter the country if they had a significant ( read: "bona fide") relationship to a person or entity in the United States .

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:45

However, the Supreme Court isn't back in session to hear arguments on the travel ban until October. "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original travel ban , not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to (the Supreme Court )".

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:43

Trump, who described Modi as a "true friend!" on Twitter after his weekend arrival in the USA, should find much in common with the Indian leader, with both men having won power by portraying themselves as establishment outsiders. According to Reuters, a Pentagon agency said that the US State Department has approved the possible sale to India of a Boeing C-17 transport aircraft with an estimated cost of $366 million.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:31

He was accompanied by Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt , while controversial USA ambassador to Israel David Friedman , who openly backs illegal settlements, also attended the meeting with Netanyahu. Reporters were barred from covering the meetings and did not have an opportunity to ask Kushner questions. The Trump administration has no plans right now to call for a Trump-Netanyahu-Abbas summit.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:11

The next time the world saw Warmbier he was distraught, breaking down in front of Korean journalists in a video released by North Korea in February of 2016. Washington has stepped up pressure on China and other foreign powers to enforce existing United Nations sanctions on North Korea, and has deployed increased military assets of its own in the region.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:08

The youth of Our Gente are a "chosen family", she says. "Seeing this mural with the faces of the 49, seeing all these people here to support and remember and honor their lives, it's just so lovely". What started as a fun night of dancing turned into a unthinkable nightmare, when gunman Omar Mateen entered the gay night club- pledged allegiance to ISIS- and opened fire.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:05

Apple has not disclosed how much revenue it generates in India but said that sales grew by "strong double digits" there in the most recent quarter. "The economic changes in both countries are creating new demands and once you have the high-level comfort between India and the U.S., the other partner is well placed to meet those demands", Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar told reporters after Modi held his maiden meeting with Trump here at the White House .

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:02

Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy is threatening to drench and bring possible flooding to parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia on Friday. Widespread severe weather is not expected. The U.S. Storm Prediction Center said severe storms pose a lingering threat from the Southeast into western Pennsylvania.

by | June 27, 2017 | 10:02

A Palestinian girl takes a selfie during a Eid-ul-Fitr prayer gathering in Gaza city on June 25, 2017. He said the workers' salaries would be paid on Wednesday.Others, who greeted Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and celebration of the Sallah, included Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari; his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello.

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:52

The bills would have prohibited punitive action against business owners for refusing service under religious beliefs as well as stopped the state from blocking the exercise of religion in most cases. "Businesses should not be allowed to violate the law and discriminate against us because of who we are and who we love", said Mullins. In August of 2015, the Colorado Court of Appeals sided with the Civil Rights Commission, prompting Phillips to file a petition for appeal with the state supreme ...

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:53

He stressed the importance of "doing away" with terrorist sanctuaries and safe havens, apparently reflecting Indian concerns about militants based in Pakistan , India's historical archrival. "The only way is up". "And after many years, we've got three-fourth majority in the state assembly", Modi added. "You know, the prime minister was going to come here at a different time , but we worked out this time because they had elections in a section of India".

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:49

The Trump administration has appeared wary of antagonizing Russian Federation. Trump - the ultimate dealmaker - has repeatedly suggested that he can replace the Obama-era damage in the U.S. "Given the seriousness of this, I think the administration needed to call out Russian Federation earlier", said Rep. Adam Schiff, a top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:48

Donald Trump lashed out at his predecessor today, saying Barack Obama knew about Russia's election meddling but sat on his hands because he hoped it would benefit his party's presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton . Asked about the comments , White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters there were "some serious questions" about what the Obama administration "did or did not do in terms of acting" after evidence of Russian meddling surfaced during the campaign.

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:46

Trump would seek to explore ways to sell more American goods to the Subcontinent. "I have invited her (Ivanka Trump) to lead the USA delegation for global entrepreneurship forum", Modi said while jointly addressing the media with Trump following delegation-level talks between the two sides.

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:35

Two British officials said Sunday that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations, reported the Associated Press. Prime Minister Theresa May , under pressure for keeping a distance from angry residents on a visit to the charred remains of the last week, has previously said that the response to the disaster was "not good enough".

by | June 27, 2017 | 09:27

Amid calls from European Parliament for the bill to be dropped, Hungary's ruling Fidesz Party pushed strict new regulations through parliament yesterday for nongovernment organizations that get foreign funding. "This vicious and calculated assault on the rights to freedom of expression and association is a serious miscalculation and contravenes Hungary's human rights obligations".