by | May 18, 2017 | 17:44

From around 2013, the party started blocking attempts by the Conservatives to impose further cuts to welfare, having grown disillusioned by the lack of progress on proportional representation and House of Lords reform. Mr Farron put his party's commitments on Brexit at the heart of the manifesto , saying: "The Liberal Democrats want you to have a choice over your future".

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:41

The Tories gained 164 local government seats north of the border in Thursday's polls, though the SNP still comfortably won the most votes and seats in Scotland. "We will not be a government that presides over food bank Britain or asks teachers to go on the school gates and collect funds to pay the teachers' wages", he said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:38

Sandy provides police services for Estacada, which also has around 2,500 residents. Nevertheless the man was expected to survive. A man who reportedly carried a human head inside an Estacada, Oregon , store and stabbed an employee, has been identified.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:35

Han said South Korea's military separately detected the Sunday launch, using its own intelligence assets. Newly elected President Moon Jae-in said the South had to "learn to say 'no, '" to the USA and to exhaust diplomatic ways of resolving issues with the North.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:29

In addition to implicating Temer in the exchange with Cunha, Joesley Batista , the owner of JBS, reportedly testified that he had paid Cunha R$5 million since his imprisonment as part of an ongoing financial agreement, and still owed him R$20 million, in an agreement made after the politician exempted the poultry industry from certain taxes.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:26

Coast Guard Academy to complain about how he's been treated in the wake of the various scandals that have rocked the White House over the past two weeks. President Donald Trump is congratulating graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for choosing military service. Trump calls the choice to attend the U.S.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:17

Usoyan also said she was attacked by a pro-Erdogan supporter. The incident was very similar to another in Washington a year ago when Erdogan's guards roughed up Kurdish protesters outside the Brookings Institution think tank just before the president arrived to speak.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:18

Officials in the western state of Tachira said a second man, Luis Alviarez, 18, died from a bullet to the chest amid the protests. Hundreds of thousands of people have come onto the streets across Venezuela since early April to demand elections , freedom for jailed activists, foreign aid and autonomy for the opposition-led legislature.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:16

The self-proclaimed socialist senator believes the USA should use Australia's universal health care system as a model for repealing and replacing Obamacare . "Wait a minute. the president has just said it", Sanders said, laughing . US Senator Bernie Sanders quickly picked up on the remark that came after Trump's new bill passed by a handful of votes.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:16

Authorities say, across the province of Quebec, at least 1,900 homes have already been flooded across 126 towns and cities. The floods have claimed at least one life in the province - a man whose vehicle ended up in a surging river in the eastern Gaspe region.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:10

Moynihan, just like other SNL veterans, developed his own stable of recurring characters, including Drunk Uncle and secondhand reporter Anthony Crispino . Kapital Entertainment is producing in association with Warner Bros. Moynihan introduced Me, Myself & I and his new co-stars at the Upfront presentations, but did not confirm at the time if he was going to be leaving SNL .

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:03

NDP's Mitzi Dean has taken the lead with the Liberal and Green candidate splitting the remaining votes. The results are in as students across B.C. cast their votes in the provincial election on Tuesday. It comes on the heels of a cliffhanger election that left the province with a minority parliament, and the Liberals apparently in the driver's seat holding 43 seats to the NDP's 41.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:01

American death row inmate J.W. Ledford, 45, was executed just after 1pm (local time) after indulging in a meal featuring bacon-wrapped fillet mignon served with pepper jack cheese, French fries, chicken tenders, fried pork chops and a bloomin' onion.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:43

White House briefings and news conferences provide both "substantive and symbolic opportunities" for journalists to question government officials, said Jeff Mason, White House correspondent for Reuters and president of the White House Correspondents Association.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:39

Also Tuesday, in an extraordinary turn of events, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to turn over to Congress records of Trump's discussions with the diplomats. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, said simply: "It would be helpful to have less drama emanating from the White House". The White House vigorously denied it all.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:37

The issue comes as Trump is expected to visit Israel in less than a week, The Jerusalem Post reports. Trump will say a prayer at the Western Wall, national security adviser H.R. "Israel is convinced that this statement contradicts President Trump's policy, as was expressed by his recent opposition to a UN Security Council resolution", the official said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:31

Israeli intelligence officials are reported to be furious with President Donald Trump , over his sharing of classified intelligence with Russian Federation. But the intelligence scandal could corrode trust among allies who shared classified information with the United States on the understanding that it will go no further.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:32

Indian lawyer Harish Salve representing Kulbhushan Jadhav at the judicial arm of the United Nations hustled his way to the point and put front the demands of India against Pakistan. The Vienna Convention offers no exception. India may avail a "short extension" beyond 90 minutes to present its case, the judge had said in his opening remarks.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:29

The STM confirmed that detours on public transit are to be expected Monday due to flooding on the west and east sides of Montreal. Everybody has a place to go and has food and Transport Minister Laurent Lessard couldn't say when the Galipeault Bridge, which connects Montreal Island with Ile Perrot, will reopen.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:24

West Nile virus also is transmitted to humans and animals through the bite of an infected mosquito. It will deploy scientists and volunteers to track and control mosquito populations that carry Zika, yellow fever, chikungunya, dengue, malaria, and the West Nile virus.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:23

Mr Trump has been accused of acting unwisely and jeopardising long-standing intelligence-sharing agreements by sharing information without consulting the ally that provided it. "We don't really know what took place here, and we need to find out", Schiff, D-Calif., told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview today on "Good Morning America".

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:09

It is yet not known why the crew was detained. The crew's passports were temporarily seized. They said that the investigation is still ongoing, reports the Dawn. He informed that flight PK-758 landed in Lahore earlier today accompanied with a new crew. Its understood that if the NCA succeeds in establishing a link between the drugs and any of the crew members then charges will be brought.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:11

The U.S. Army forces carried out the exercise, called "Warrior Strike 7" at Camp Stanley in Euijeongbu, just north of Seoul, and the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex near the inter-Korean border, it said. The presidential official said that means public opinion should be reflected in handling controversial issues like the deployment of a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery from the USA and a deal with Japan on the victims of wartime sex slavery, and the results made public.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:02

In the meantime, Clark remains premier and she promised Wednesday to listen to voters and do a better job of working with the other parties. Weaver, now holding the balance of power, also hinted at how his party would handle votes in the legislature, saying the Greens would take an issue-by-issue approach, with all decisions on an "evidence based" and "principled" position.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:57

Sanders did this in real life this week while Spicer was fulfilling his U.S. Navy Reserve Duty. The Post initially described the scenario as Spicer standing "in the bushes" but later issued a clarification stating he was "among the bushes".

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:50

Students signed up for the experiment to receive extra credit and were required to submit a waver signed by a parent. "I didn't really want to watch it anymore after that". "The intent of the training is to help the students gain an industry recognized credential in the law and public safety course curriculum that is offered by the Ohio Department of Education", Barberton City Schools Superintendent Patricia Cleary told .

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:42

But the latest news involving Russian Federation shouldn't overshadow new poll data indicating that Trump's approval rating plummeted in the week following the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Just 42 percent of self-identified Trump voters in last year's election strongly approve of his job performance, while 70 percent of those who said they voted for Hillary Clinton last fall strongly disapprove of Trump.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:40

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday drew a line in the sand during that could set up a showdown between GOP leadership and President Donald Trump on taxes. McConnell said he expects the Republican-led Congress to also ignore Trump's requests to cut foreign aid and State Department funding in fiscal 2018, which begins October 1.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:42

Comey reportedly wrote a memo following a meeting with the president on 14 February that revealed Trump had asked him to close an investigation into Flynn's actions. the key word in the statute of obstruction to justice is 'corruptly.' What corruptly means is you have to understand that what you're doing is a violation of the law and you have to do it with a specific objective to subvert an ongoing investigation".

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:39

At the core of the dispute is the fate of Jadhav, a former officer in the Indian navy who was arrested in March 2016 in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan. The report also said that confession is taken in as evidence as long as the district superintendent of police is present when the accused confessed, in contrast with civilian courts where confessions are only admissible in court if made to a magistrate.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:27

Joe Lieberman — have met with President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Three of the four candidates mentioned Wednesday were not among those names initially reported to be under consideration, with the DOJ conducting interviews with seven additional candidates over the weekend.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:22

The United States pulled out of the accord shortly after President Donald Trump's inauguration in January. Earlier this week, China hosted a two-day "One Belt, One Road", global forum, a program under which Beijing is trying to widen its economic influence in Europe and Africa.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:23

She twice attempted suicide a year ago. The Army said Tuesday that Manning would remain on active duty in a special, unpaid status that will legally entitle her to military medical care, along with commissary privileges. After her release, Manning said in a statement, "After another anxious four months of waiting, the day has finally arrived". President Obama's decision to commute her sentence drew criticism from leading Republicans, including Senator John McCain, who called it a "a ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:23

In fact, the only other time it has happened was in 2005, when the Emperor's only daughter and Princess Mako's aunt Sayako Wednesday an urban planner from the Tokyo city government. "Did the panel consider if Princess Aiko married a man with blue eyes after falling in love when studying overseas and the possibility that their first child would become emperor?" The Chrysanthemum Throne (Japanese Empire) presently has four heirs, Akihito's sons Crown Prince Naruhito and Prince Fumihito, ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:08

This morning my wife and I received letters from the Tories (Theresa May) urging us to use our postal votes for her. While many of Labour's policies are popular - among them, renationalizing some rail, energy and utility companies - the party faces hard questions about how it plans to fulfill its pledges without large increases in taxes and government borrowing.