by | May 17, 2017 | 14:47

South Korea was unable to verify the claims. Washington, she said, would consider talks with Pyongyang only if the country halted all nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The Council has imposed six sets of sanctions against the North since 2006. Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests past year, and has accelerated its missile launch programme, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his weapons ambitions.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:45

The transition team was allowed to request and view classified material in secure rooms both at their government-run offices in Washington and at the White House. Pittenger said at the time that the FBI's probe into Clinton's emails "provides a strong basis for not trusting Mrs. Clinton to continue with classified intelligence briefings".

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:38

At least 16 people, including journalists, were wounded in the attack, which took place in central Jalalabad , close to the provincial governor's office and a busy square, Hendren said. The attack began with an explosion, followed by a gun battle with security forces, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed. Jalalabad is the capital of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:33

According to a Times of India report, LDA vice chairman and Tiwari's batchmate P N Singh had booked the room in his name and was with him last night. Anurag Tiwari who hails from UP's Bahraich district was posted in Bengaluru at present as food and civil supplies commissioner.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:05

A second official, senior German lawmaker Burkhard Lischka, called Trump's disclosures "highly worrying". A former head of Israel's national intelligence agency has responded to reports that Israel was the source of information that President Trump revealed to Russian officials at the White House last week.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:00

When adjusted for inflation, however, average weekly earnings fell 0.2% year-on-year when excluding bonuses and climbed 0.1% from a year earlier when bonus are taken into account. "As a result, the forthcoming squeeze on real wage growth should be nowhere near as severe or prolonged as that seen after the financial crisis". That's already feeding through retail sales, which recorded their largest drop in seven years in the first quarter.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:54

He was considered a rare source of independent, investigative journalism in Sinaloa , said Jan-Albert Hootson, the Mexico representative for the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists. Award-winning reporter Javier Valdez has been shot dead in the north-western state of Sinaloa . Eleven journalists were murdered and 426 attacks on the media were registered in Mexico in 2016, the press rights group Article 19 said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:52

Clinton, a Democrat, appointed Hawkins in 1994 after Hawkins served as Arizona's top federal prosecutor from 1977 to 1980 and as a U.S. Marine Corps judge deciding court martials from 1973 to 1976. But Neal Katyal, a former Obama administration solicitor general representing the state of Hawaii in this case, said that Wall could not cite any actual "disavowal" of the campaign promise and pointed to statements Trump has made since his inauguration that he said supported the idea that the ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:50

The measures will raise nearly $21 billion of new tax revenue over the next four years, and help give the Turnbull government a modest surplus by 2021. Spending to be frozen for two years from 2018, resulting in an effective A$303 million cut. Other measures outlined in the budget include an additional A$321 million for the national police force for counter terrorism purposes; and a boost of A$428 million to be spent on early childhood education.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:51

Would it help you decide how to vote if you saw the two main party leaders go head-to-head in a TV debate? "Labour's White Paper will have a strong emphasis on retaining the benefits of the Single Market and the Customs Union as we know that is vital to protecting jobs and the economy", he said .

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:44

So far his appointments to his presidential team have all gone to men under 50, majority graduates like him of France's elite ENA college for senior public servants - which has turned out generations of French politicians. Among the non-politicians to be offered roles is well-known environmentalist Nicolas Hulot , a source in the presidency said. Shortly after the announcement, Macron flew to Berlin , continuing a tradition of French presidents making their first foreign trip to Germany.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:43

Democrats are demanding appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and ties to Trump's campaign, and have discussed trying to slow down the confirmation process or other business of the Senate as a way of drawing attention to the demand.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:36

On Monday, Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf withdrew from the presidential race for the benefit of Raisi, who welcomed Ghalibaf's decision and considered the step as "revolutionary". Raisi has been campaigning on that, proposing populist cash payments for the poor that have proved popular in the country in the past under Ahmadinejad .

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:36

Draymond Green filled the stat sheet with 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists, while Patrick McCaw, Ian Clark and Shaun Livingston all scored in double-figures off the bench. Simmons started in Leonard's place and made 6 of 9 shots to begin the game while the rest of the Spurs were 3 for 22. "I'd probably list him as questionable".

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:34

Both issues poisoned ties between Mr Erdogan and former USA president Barack Obama, but this was an opening for Mr Trump to rebuild bridges. "President Erdoğan and I are also discussing the need to reinvigorate our trade and commercial ties".

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:34

In a much expected statement, Banerjee lashed out at the ruling BJP Government which has unleashed political vendetta against its rivals. Recently, Chowdhury had written to Sonia, apprising her about the "atrocities committed by Trinamool workers" on Congress members in the state.Congress leader Om Prakash Mishra said that being a non-NDA party, Mamata was bound to support the Opposition candidate for presidential polls.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:28

Neuhaus said he visited Amthor at the hospital. "The police officer was shot in the upper torso shoulder area", State Police Major Joseph Tripodo said. The county executive asked that the public keep Amthor in their prayers. His injuries were non-life-threatening. Barricades have been set up around Abbey Avenue, about two blocks from Route 208.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:22

Well, plenty of his constituents are none to happy, and his town hall on Wednesday night proved it. Most questions to the congressman focused on health-care reform, while others touched on President Trump, congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the firing of FBI director James Comey.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:25

The Iraqi forces took control of eastern Mosul in January after 100 days of fighting, and launched the battle in the west on February 19. Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, spokesman for Iraq's Joint Operations Command, told a news conference in Baghdad that IS now controls just over 10 percent of west Mosul .

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:22

No one was expecting Theresa May's snap election announcement, and if you are a student who has never voted before you might be a little confused about registration . "You can't vote if you're not registered, and contrary to what some people believe, you won't be automatically registered if you pay council tax". Residents can print a registration form at , complete and send in to the Elections Team at Stroud District Council.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:19

He singled out the United States for voting against the resolution; in December as one of the Obama administration's last acts, the US abstained from a U.N. "Even now, after this miserable vote , this blue and white flag is flying high above the Temple Mount and throughout Israel's eternal capital city, Jerusalem , waving in the wind, saying to all, 'Here we are, and we are here to stay, '" Shama-Hacohen said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:23

But Trump told NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday that he was considering firing Comey for a long time , and he would have fired Comey regardless of the DOJ's recommendation. Mr Trump, in his first interview after the firing, described the dinner meeting differently. FBI Director Comey was leading a counter-intelligence investigation of the president's 2016 campaign and its ties to Russian agents.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:21

But Corbyn said the debate should not be about Brexit but about the battle between "the Conservatives, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour party, the party that is standing up for working people". She will have received affirmation at the polls for her approach to the Brexit talks, which should quiet some of the objectors from her own party. The Lib Dems now have just nine seats in Parliament.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:15

She said: "Provocations from North Korea have grown far too common and far too unsafe to ignore. We're going to make sure we put the pressure on them economically, diplomatically, politically and internationally". Among the possible measures could be an oil embargo, trade bans and targeted sanctions on North Korean individuals and companies, but these hinge on China's willingness to apply such measures.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:12

One of Clark's surprise moves during the campaign was to pledge to ban or tax out of viability USA thermal coal exports through B.C. ports in retaliation for US duties on softwood lumber. The BC NDP under John Horgan took 41 seats and the Greens led by Andrew Weaver picked up three seats - more than ever before. But the Liberals only need one more seat for a majority - and 176,000 absentee ballots are yet to be counted.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:12

In April 2016, Obama criticised a "troubling" path that Erdogan might be putting Turkey on with respect to freedom of the press, a day after the two leaders met in Washington. "After that we will make our final decision". But the main subject on Turkey's mind is the People's Protection Units, the military arm of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, which is the primary US proxy in the fight against the Islamic State in Syria.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:11

Trump and Turnbull addressed a black-tie dinner aboard the USS Intrepid to mark the 75th anniversary of a World War II naval battle in the Coral Sea in which the USA and Australia fought the Japanese. In 2014, the Australian government spent 9% of its GDP on healthcare, compared to the 17% spent by the United States the same year. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:11

Malcolm Turnbull is unfazed by the idea that other countries may have access to intelligence that Australia does not. The Turnbull Government is considering jumping on board a partial, but growing, Trump Administration ban based on terrorism fears of passengers carrying laptops on flights from certain countries.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:52

The consensus in some parts of the administration is that the best thing Trump can do to help himself would be to pick a strong replacement for Comey who can garner broad support in Congress. Ms Fisher was an assistant attorney general for the justice department's criminal division. Though the White House initially said that Comey's removal had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation, Trump later told NBC News' Lester Holt that the investigation was a factor in his decision.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:47

Pyongyang also claims the mainland United States is in its "sighting range for strike" following this latest test. Pyongyang's propaganda must be considered with caution, but if confirmed, the claim marks another big step forward in the country's escalating efforts to field a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA mainland.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:35

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper also testified, however, and told the Senate Judiciary subcommittee that he was not aware of any actual evidence that proved collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:36

Peadar Phair, a 55-year-old man who had returned to the area in recent years after working in Britain, also died. "We are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident at this time", he said. Her father is Dinny Leonard, a well-known musician and tutor. Parish priest Fr Lawrence Dawson said a "wave of shock and grief" had spread through the area.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:26

Mr Philippe began his political life as a Socialist activist affiliated to former prime minister Michel Rocard while he was a student, before turning to the right. "We need more pragmatism, less bureaucracy and a Europe that protects our citizens". German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has no intention of telling France what to do as new President Emmanuel Macron tries to revive his country's economy.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:26

Tillerson said Trump is being "very careful" as he weighs the decision to relocate the embassy, a campaign pledge supported by Adelson and other pro-Israel donors on both sides of the aisle. That would be a blow to far right=wingers who believe there is no such thing as a nation of Palestine, that there is no Israeli occupation and that the Jewish state should be free to rule the West Bank indefinitely as it sees fit.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:19

He added that the Russian Federation investigation had been a factor in his decision. His chief strategist Steve Bannon learned on television. "My job was not to serve the president, whether that's Barack Obama or Donald Trump or anyone else".