by | May 19, 2017 | 09:49

She claimed that while "a few" SNP politicians had called out Mr Campbell for his remarks over the years, 44 per cent of the party's MSPs - including ten Scottish Government ministers - and 50 per cent of its MPs had "actively encouraged him along".

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:44

But as far as experts can tell, North Korea still does not have the capacity to launch a missile that could reach the USA, although Pyongyang is saying otherwise. NY and Washington, which are less than 11,000 kilometres away, could be hit within 30 minutes according to Mr Shiller and 38-39 minutes for Mr Wright.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:45

Pelosi also ridiculed Trump's complaint about a " witch hunt " following the naming of a special counsel to investigate possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation. And for President Trump, that news should be welcomed with open arms. "After my 10th day on my new job in Washington, D.C., a friend sent me a text message that said, 'You need to get out of there!'" Rosenstein said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:42

Several sources close to Flynn and to the administration tell The Daily Beast that Trump has expressed his hopes that a resolution of the FBI's investigation in Flynn's favor might allow Flynn to rejoin the White House in some capacity-a scenario some of Trump's closest advisers in and outside the West Wing have assured him absolutely should not happen...

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:39

The BBK don sat down with the Labour party politician to discuss ways to engage young people with politics, following some Twitter interaction. The Scottish Government will get a Barnett Formula windfall of at least £3bn. But other senior Labour figures were less enthusiastic, with the shadow defence secretary Nia Griffith passed up an invitation in favour of campaigning in her constituency, having previously clashed with Mr Corbyn over his stance on Trident nuclear weapons.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:35

The job gave Flynn access to the president and almost every secret held by USA intelligence agencies. The Times reported Wednesday that Flynn had first divulged the existence of the investigation to the transition team's chief lawyer Don McGahn , who now serves as White House counsel.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:24

Minutes later, she tweeted a photo of her feet in tennis shoes, with the caption: "First steps of freedom!" In a recent interview with NPR, Steven Nelson, a reporter with U.S. This transition is certain to speed up outside a prison environment Manning said denied her "right to exist". Manning said at the time that she had hoped to spark "worldwide discussion, debates and reforms" with the information, bringing to light what she saw as an unfair portrayal of the US wars.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:20

Comey . "The president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer said as he repeated the same answer every time he was asked on this issue. In an interview with Jeanine Pirro on Fox News, Trump declined to comment on whether he has listening devices in the White House.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:17

Eighty-two of the 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Nigerian armed group Boko Haram arrived in Abuja on Sunday and were undergoing health checkups before meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. "After lengthy negotiations, our security agencies have taken back these girls, in exchange for some Boko Haram suspects held by the authorities". While commending the President and Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari for his commitment for the ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:11

The United States will continue to "waive sanctions as required to continue implementing USA sanctions-lifting commitments" under the nuclear deal, the State Department said in a statement. The election will occur just before Trump leaves on an eight-day trip to Europe and the Middle East, with his first stop in Saudi Arabia, a bitter regional rival of Iran.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:05

A supporter of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, Green said Wednesday that his call to impeach Trump was not being done for political purposes. "I am a voice in the wilderness", Green said, now shouting. The White House denied the version of the conversation described by Comey's aides, telling The Post "the president has never asked Mr Comey or anyone else to end an investigation".

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:56

The circumstances of Kulbhushan Jadhav's arrest remains disputed, says ICJ judge. The court also rejected Pakistan's contention that the 2008 case excluded the ICJ's juridisction. Issue of consular access falls under the court's jurisdiction. Replying to a volley of questions on India's possible response if Pakistan does not implement the ICJ order, Baglay said the order is binding on Pakistan.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:58

The updated list of sanctioned American firms and individuals will be released after obtaining approval by relevant Iranian authorities. Iran has insisted it was not working toward building nuclear weapons, and on Thursday reiterated its stance that its missile program is both legal and part of its right to self-defense.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:53

Drug tests were pending, and law enforcement officials said that the driver, Richard Rojas , was likely under the influence of a drug ingested via smoking. "That's my friend. I care about him, and it hurts". The vehicle appeared to catch fire after crashing. Police say Rojas drove onto the sidewalk on the west side of Seventh Avenue and 42nd Street and then continued at a high speed to 45th Street, striking pedestrians as he drove.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:49

The 55-year-old Keith - who performed at Trump's inauguration - will put on a show in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh in front of a men-only crowd on Saturday. After Saudi Arabia, he travels to Israel and follow it with a visit to Italy, where he will have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. "He will meet and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries, where he will deliver an inspiring, direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology and the president's ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:43

Despite boosted outlays, the Treasurer promised a $7.4 billion surplus in 2020-21 with no borrowing for recurrent spending, which cover the day-to-day bills from running the government. Sky News has reported that the government in next week's budget is set to levy a fee upon any properties which are owned by overseas investors and are left vacant as part of conditions imposed by the Foreign Investment Review Board when the purchaser in question is approved for Australian property purchases.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:39

The court dissolved the democratically elected National Assembly, allowing Maduro to rule by executive authority. That designation means that as of Thursday, the eight magistrates' assets in the U.S are frozen and people in the US are prohibited from doing business or transacting with them.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:39

After the first question, which focussed on Brexit, the leaders of the SNP, Liberal Democrats, Greens and Plaid Cymru immediately turned against Ukip boss Mr Nuttall. "If opposition parties had worked together they could have opposed Brexit", she said. Ms Wood said: "The Prime Minister and the Labour leader's absence will no doubt cast a shadow over the event".

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:31

Erdogan stressed in statements before heading to Beijing to participate in "One Belt, One Road" forum, which was held on Sunday, that he was discussing with Trump the USA relations with Kurdish People Protection Units (YPG) in Syria . Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham called Tuesday's attacks on protesters at the Turkish ambassador's residence "brutal". Some of the protesters were knocked down and kicked repeatedly in the head.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:30

The SUV appeared largely undamaged from the incident. The Saturday report by ILNA did not elaborate but a Rouhani campaign official confirmed to The Associated Press state TV had cut parts of "President Rouhani". It uses about 2.5 million tons of coal annually, but only 1 million tons are taken out of its own mines. The rest is imported, often consumed in the country's steel mills.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:29

The tensions due to the alleged war between the North Korea with the United States is escalating with each passing day. "I waited until the train doors closed, but I couldn't find him", Kim Mi-ok said. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . In the 1990s, North Korea suffered from a starvation that was estimated to have led to the deaths of some 2.5 million people.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:25

The commotion around Trump's statements on Flynn has somewhat obscured his no less chilling request that Comey jail journalists for publishing information based on leaks - something that has never happened in the history of this country. Nor is the Comey memo. His national security and foreign policy staff have been spending much of their time planning for his coming eight-day trip to the Middle East and Europe - his first major overseas trip as President, and an opportunity, they thought, ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:23

Comey was sacked by Trump last Tuesday, sparking a firestorm of allegations and political bickering over the timing and potential political nature of the removal of an FBI director with multiple pending investigations. Speaker Paul Ryan supported the demand through a spokesperson. "We don't know who leaked the information on Gen. Flynn", King said. While Democrats have been calling for a special prosecutor to insulate the probe from the Justice Department, Republican Senator John McCain ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:26

The "defensive" strike was also an apparent signal to Assad to keep his forces out of a zone where US -backed rebels are fighting the Islamic State group. There is a new government offensive underway in the country's east, in an area where U.S-backed rebels are also fighting against IS. In a bid to "avoid any constitutional or legal vacuums at any stage during the political transition process being negotiated", the United Nations envoy has suggested forming a team of technocrats to lay the ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:24

At least 1 in 6 newlyweds have an interracial relationship in 2015, which is the highest proportion in American history. And the figures also reveal that 10 percent of all married people - in 2015 had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:18

A auto has plowed into pedestrians in Times Square in New York City killing one and injuring at least 22 other people in an incident reminiscent of recent terrorist attacks in Europe, which, however, is not treated as such by the investigators for the time being.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:16

Trump reportedly relayed information from a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria when meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. "We can't even say now that the media are biased because they are openly carrying out a political order", the diplomat told Kommersant FM. Russia's foreign ministry said reports that Trump had revealed highly classified information were "fake", according to the Interfax news agency.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:16

Many machines at the National Health Service were running on Windows XP, a system Microsoft stopped supporting years ago, so there was no patch available for its systems. administration. Dowling says that the best way to prevent an attack is to keep computer operating software updated . If that ransom isn't paid in 72 hours, the price could double.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:17

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that Trump was still seeking to assess whether relocating the embassy would help or harm chances for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Friedman, who owns an apartment in Jerusalem , is expected to live in the USA ambassador's official residence in the Tel Aviv suburb of Herziliya.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:11

And it's never been more clear where their musical tastes lie than now when they're all releasing solo work. The track, co-penned by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac, is the lead single from Payne's forthcoming solo debut LP. "I think you are very aware that everything you are writing you have to say", he told the host. And for the record: no shade, "kay?" But the most surprising lyrics of all were found in a New York City filter: "You know I used to be in 1D, (now I'm out free)." Hmm.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:12

Macron's presidency. The 69-year-old from northwest Brittany, who backed former cabinet colleague Macron for president, is one of only two ministers to be kept on - a reward for his support which helped paper over Macron's lack of global experience.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:10

PM May was initially reluctant to bring forward the 2020 election, but surging poll numbers and the sluggish early pace of negotiations convinced her team to take a chance at securing a more authoritative political mandate. "Now we need to go for implementation". May said voters will have the choice between "the strong and stable leadership" of the Conservatives, or the "weak and unstable coalition chaos" led by Jeremy Corbyn.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:04

His extremely lengthy rap sheet includes a 1995 conviction for negligent homicide, robbery, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, criminal trespass, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Price then hired a vehicle and drove the girl from California to NY, making various stops along the way, the court documents say. "The man was arrested and charged with a number of offences relating to his conduct and interactions with the girl and will face court action in ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:53

He also said the USA could be better only when Christians put their faith into action, obviously indicating his oncoming pro-Christian plans. In a commencement speech at a school with an anti-LGBT reputation, President Trump extolled a recent executive order he signed in the name of "religious freedom" that opponents say could lay the groundwork for anti-LGBT discrimination.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:51

It was North Korea's seventh test this year of a missile it says can reach us military bases in the Pacific. Four tests in two months have failed. KCNA said the new rocket was a "perfect weapon" which was "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". "We are against it and consider it counterproductive, damaging, dangerous".