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by | May 16, 2017 | 09:32

Facebook is still active in Thailand despite a warning from authorities it would be shutdown if it failed remove images of the country's king wearing a bright yellow crop top showing his tattoos. According to its limited disclosure of such requests, it blocked 40 items in the second half of 2016. Details of the 131 URLs identified by the government to be defamatory have not been made public.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:31

He said he hopes senators and members of Congress from both parties will examine their consciences and decide how to respond to what the White House is doing. Turning to who might replace Comey, Josh Holmes, former chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on Fox News Sunday that he spoke with McConnell on Sunday.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:31

In comments carried by Russian news agencies, Putin said Russia considers North Korea's missile launches and nuclear tests to be "unacceptable", adding that "we need to return to a dialogue with North Korea, stop intimidating it and find peaceful solutions".

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:31

The Trump administration hunkered down Monday evening following a report that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about the Islamic State during an already controversial Oval Office visit by Russia's foreign minister and its ambassador to the United States.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:27

The information Trump revealed could jeopardize a critical source of intelligence about Islamic State and the manner in which it was collected, according to reports by the Post , the New York Times and others. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told reporters that the Trump White House "has got to do something soon to bring itself under control and order".

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:23

She said any time she did that to assist an arrest, the person always complied. He said Crutcher, who didn't have a weapon, appeared to be under the influence of some substance because he had a "wild look" in his eyes and was sweaty. The judge scolded the defense at the time for not heeding his request to not make extrajudicial statements and endanger the jury selection process. Shelby's attorney, Scott Wood, claims she was hyper-focused on the situation at the time of the shooting, adding ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:24

The delegations aren't expected to meet face-to-face, and de Mistura has called for reduced media involvement to foster a more "businesslike" atmosphere, AP explained. Mr Putin insisted that Moscow would not arm the Kurds because "they have other sources of obtaining the weapons". They had reportedly been part of a convoy of farmers caught up in the strike.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:19

There is a risk for scattered severe storms containing damaging wind and hail up to an inch possible with some isolated storms that could contain hail up to 2 inches in diameter. Wind: S 15-25; gusty. These storms may also be severe. For those with weekend plans, know that Saturday will likely be wet and stormy for at least part if not most of the day.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:15

Javier Valdez, a correspondent covering the drug-related violence and crime beat in the state of Sinaloa for Mexico's largest daily newspaper, La Jornada , was shot dead around midday in Sinaloa's capital of Culiacan, home base for the notorious Sinaloa Cartel previously run by jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:13

We got a plan in place for that, and if we don't we've got a plan in place if we don't. "The city has been incredibly patient, tolerant, choose any word you want. Using the pick on a promising young player is a much better option right now for the team . In fact, 1987 has been the ONLY year that the Suns have moved up in the draft lottery.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:11

Police say it started as a domestic situation with a man was threatening his family with a gun. Techniques like the lateral vascular neck restraint have come under intense criticism in recent years, particularly since the 2014 death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man from Staten Island who died after a police officer put him in a chokehold.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:09

The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Monday said Moscow was opposed to any new country acquiring nuclear weapons, but that the world should talk to North Korea rather than threaten it. Petersburg. "I want to confirm that we are categorically against the expansion of the club of nuclear powers, including with the Korean Peninsula and North Korea", said Putin, who said any such move would be "harmful and dangerous".

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:07

Also in Iran, the country's former reformist president Mohammad Khatami has called on voters to re-elect President Hassan Rouhani in the May 19 presidential elections. While Raisi stands to benefit from Qalibaf's withdrawal, analysts cautioned that he won't automatically bank all of his fellow conservative's support.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:06

Donald Trump, in an attempt to sound cool, blabbed about highly classified information during his meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador last week. Eliot Cohen, a former counselor to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice under President George W. Bush, said on Twitter that if Trump had given the classified material to the Russians deliberately, "it would be treason".

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:01

Meanwhile, Ford said "We remain focused on the three strategic priorities that will create value and drive profitable growth, which include fortifying the profit pillars in our core business, transforming traditionally underperforming areas of our core business and investing aggressively, but prudently, in emerging opportunities".

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:02

The opposition filed the no-confidence motion in Zuma, 75, last month after his decision to fire Pravin Gordhan as finance minister prompted S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings Ltd.to cut the nation's credit rating to junk. "What MPs are being asked is to decide the most contentious question: Is this man fit to remain in office?" "The source of all this is the obligation of Parliament to hold the executive to account".

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:57

Still, Tillerson's signing of the document surprised a source close to the State Department. FAIRBANKS-Governor Bill Walker Thursday discussed the importance of Alaska's strategic geopolitical role in national security during a meeting with U.S.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:58

An American, Anna Marie Jarvis is credited as being the founder of Mother's Day . The first Mother's Day was held on May 10, 1908, where Anna Maria held a service at the Andrews Methodist Church, where her mother had taught Sunday School for 25 years.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:52

Brzezinski said , addressing the rival network. Monday's "Morning Joe" broadcast included an entire segment highlighting false statements Conway had made, including on the size of Trump's inauguration crowd and on the Trump counselor's reference to a nonexistent terrorist attack .

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:46

In Florida, where the president frequently spends weekends, both parties must consent to recording. They also commented only condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. Trump said, in a morning Twitter tirade that painted a picture of a president under siege and lashing out. His sudden termination followed the Trump administration's brazen decision to fire Sally Yates, the acting Attorney General who challenged the President's failed travel ban that targeted seven predominantly ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:27

Mr Corbyn said he was "disappointed" that Labour had lost "too many" councillors, but said the party was "closing the gap on the Conservatives". "We know this is no small task - it is a challenge on an historic scale. "We have got what we wanted, but unfortunately we have been in a sense the victims of our own success", UKIP deputy chairwoman Suzanne Evans told Sky News .

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:20

The North's KCNA news agency said Sunday's test launch verified the homing feature of the warhead that allowed it to survive "under the worst re-entry situation" and accurately detonate. That's a little less than the distance between North Korea and the U.S. Pacific island of Guam. South Korea has said it was unaware of what North Korea was referring to, while the Central Intelligence Agency and the White House declined to comment on the May 6 statement from North Korea's Ministry of State ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:10

The impoverished Philippine and Sri Lankan refugees helped the former National Security Agency contractor evade authorities in 2013 by hiding him in their cramped homes after he initiated one of the largest data leaks in USA history. At the time, two of the Sri Lankans reported of being pursued by police from Sri Lanka. In October 2016, Sri Lankan Criminal Investigation Department officers were in Hong Kong trying to locate the asylum-seekers, showing their photographs to people there.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:06

The initiative, Xi said, is based on transparency and efficient resource allocation, with "no intention of creating a small group detrimental to stability". Nobody, it should be conceded, does it bigger or more spectacularly than China. Asian governments that want to use ties with Washington to offset China's growing dominance have been thrown off balance by Trump's decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed regional trade pact.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:57

Ambassador Moazzam Ahmad Khan, Dr Muhammad Faisal and Syed Faraz Hussain were present at the Peace Palace as members of Pakistan's legal team. It also wants the ICJ, set up in 1945 to rule on disputes between nations in accordance with global law, to declare that the Pakistani military court violated the Vienna Convention by imposing a death sentence on Jadhav and broke human rights laws.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:56

With a new poll of US voters on Sunday showing that less than one-third support his abrupt ouster of FBI Director James Comey last week, the talk of impeaching President Donald Trump and demands for a special prosecutor to investigate possible ties between his campaign and alleged Russian interference in last year's election have reached their highest levels to date.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:57

He had already notched a maiden United States tour win at last year's Wyndham Championship. Poulter reduced the deficit to one but then, having gone 39 consecutive holes without a bogey, dropped a shot on the 12th. "I would have had to, as I said, ask for invites, play certain events that you probably don't want to play when your family are back in England and you're over here playing golf", he said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:28

The pair tortured the children in the 1960s and four of the victims were buried on Saddleworth Moor in the South Pennines. Terry Kilbride, whose brother John, 12, was also murdered by Brady, begged him to tell police where he dumped the body of Keith Bennett who went missing in 1964.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:24

Some of those goals would collide with those of the Trump administration, which is seeking to place more economic sanctions on North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. North Korea hit out over the deployment of the United States supplied antimissile system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the South, but South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in showed he is taking no nonsense from despot Kim Jong-un.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:03

The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it would bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if the court held triple talaq invalid and unconstitutional. He urged the court not to shut its eyes to the constitution that envisaged dignity and equality to woman as much as man. However, the SC remained unimpressed by the offer saying, "The manner, in which you are dealing with the case, will finish their (minority) rights".

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:04

Trump tweeted Friday morning. Mr Trump, in an interview, raised new questions about the motivations behind his decision to fire Mr Comey. Sources said Comey rejected a pledge of loyalty during a private dinner with the president and instead opted to offer a pledge of honesty.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:03

Last year, McLemore threatened to kill his then girlfriend, according to court records. The Memphis musician was sentenced to probation in April on domestic assault charges, the report said. Police also found a second person who they said tried to kick away a lighter from the man who set himself on fire. "He has been struggling with bipolar disorder for 19 years and was in active treatment".

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:58

At the outset of the closely-watched hearing, the judges kept their questions narrowly focused. The lawyer who argued in the Ninth Circuit on Monday for the challengers, Neal Katyal, made a public statement in 2011 when he was the acting U.S.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:57

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls in Moscow, Russia, March 28, 2017. "Please don't abuse religion for power", said Rouhani. In his first term, Rouhani pushed through a landmark agreement with global powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of worldwide financial sanctions.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:52

Macron won 66% of the vote in Sunday's presidential run-off against the far right's Marine Le Pen, the biggest win by a French president since Jacques Chirac's victory over Le Pen's father Jean-Marie in 2002. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.