by | May 25, 2017 | 04:28

Alito complained that in a previous decision , the court insisted that those challenging districts present alternative maps showing that the legislature could achieve its political goals without "the racial effects giving rise to the racial gerrymandering allegation".

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:30

But you're right. The president's allegations that millions of people voted illegally last November have been widely dismissed by Democrats and Republicans . Dunlap isn't concerned that his acceptance to join the commission lends it credibility. Voting rights activists are concerned that the commission will be used to justify more state legislation to impose restrictions on voting, such as strict identification requirements.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:21

Selfies, coffee and a jacket were all that new South Korean President Moon Jae-in needed to powerfully project an image that he's a down-to-earth leader. Moon's win comes amid an ongoing war of words over a strategic USA missile defense system being deployed in the South. Moon came to power with a promise to review the system and he told Xi North Korea must cease making provocations before tension over the deployment could be resolved, officials said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:20

Asked about an earlier AAP government decision ordering officers to meet people from 12 to 1 PM, Sisodia said the government would "effectively" implement its new decision. Last week, sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra had alleged that Kejriwal had only been to his office twice in the past year and on social media described him as a CM with no portfolio who "works the least and takes the most holidays".

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:16

Despite its vague terms, however, commentators say the finalization of the Code represents a diplomatic coup for the Chinese, "demonstrating that China and its neighbors can resolve their differences just fine without Washington's help".

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:12

If United were to win, Mourinho , in his first season at United, would become the first manager to win the Champions League twice and the Europa League twice. "We don't think about it", Ferdi said. Watch a preview of the UEFA Europa League Final match from the BT Sport expert panel in the video below.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:08

A senior official who was part of the Palestinian delegation said Trump is planning to try to relaunch peace talks, with a goal of reaching an agreement within a year. "If American chooses another path, it will fail again". "This guy makes trouble for Mexico with the wall and I can't even escape him in the Holy Land", said Mr Guerra, 50, of Monterrey.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:08

Manning, an 29-year-old Army intelligence analyst, leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks . There's so much wrong with this, I don't know where to begin. "While we celebrate her freedom, we will continue to call for an independent investigation into the potential human rights violations she exposed, and for protections to be put in place to ensure whistleblowers like Chelsea are never again subjected to such appalling treatment", said Margaret Huang, executive ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:02

It came as three men were arrested in Manchester on Wednesday as part of the investigation into the suicide bomb attack. Unlike other recent terror attacks in Europe, in which forged identification has been used to throw off investigators, Abedi's own ID was said to have been located near the scene of Monday's bombing, which killed 22 and is the deadliest in Britain since the 2005 transit attacks that left 52 dead.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:05

The party won 209 seats in 1983 - its worst postwar performance - and 154 in 1935. He also challenged the Conservative Party leader Theresa May to have "a polite conversation" on national television prior to the election on Thursday, June 8.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:03

The American head of state was greeted by Abbas, as well as Palestinian religious dignitaries and military officials at the presidential palace before retreating for the meeting. At no point did Trump mention a Palestinian State either. "I also look forward to working closely with you to advance peace in our region, because you have noted so succinctly that common dangers are turning former enemies into partners", Netanyahu said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 04:02

That could strike US military bases in Guam. Speaking to reporters during his visit to China, Putin said Monday that "there's nothing good about" the launch. It traveled more than 400 miles before splashing down in the Sea of Japan, roughly 60 miles from Russian Federation, according to US intelligence.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:57

The heartless killer's younger brother Hashem Abedi was arrested in the Libyan capital of Tripoli last night, while father Ramadam has also been detained today. He said Salman, who was in his second year of studying economics, was planning to return to Libya to spend the holy month of Ramadan with the family.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:54

Rai wrote a letter to Assam Chief Secretary V.K. Pipersenia saying that the security forces inducted a fake encounter in Simlaguri village, in which two suspected members of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were killed.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:48

At least one policeman was killed in the clashes, which began when police and soldiers raided a house where they believed IsnilonHapilon, a leader of the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap gang and Philippine head of the Islamic State group, was hiding.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:48

The ridings that need to be checked are Courtenay-Comox, where the BC NDP candidate won by only nine votes and Maple Ridge-Mission where there's a difference of 120 votes. The Green Party won three seats, but is now poised to have disproportionate sway. "I suspect other parties would be crawling over themselves to offer us official party status in light of where we stand today".

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:46

Khawar Qureshi represented Pakistan at ICJ. Radio Pakistan quoted Aziz as saying that Pakistan's counsel had courageously presented Pakistan's stance in ICJ on Jadhav. Islamabad has claimed that since Jadhav is charged under the country's espionage laws, it does not need to provide New Delhi with consular access.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:44

Unidentified objects which flew across the border from the North were probably propaganda balloons, South Korea's military said Wednesday. It also claimed the military has now increased its air surveillance, according to AP. It noted that North Korea's "illegal ballistic missile activities are significantly contributing to its development of nuclear weapons delivery systems" and expressed regret that Pyongyang chose to divert its resources in pursuit of this program, while its ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:43

Trump asserted that both Israel and the Palestinians are ready to pursue a peace agreement and reiterated his "personal commitment" to helping them achieve that goal. Trump's meeting with Abbas came a day after the leader met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "I call upon all people - Jews, Christians, Muslims and every faith, every tribe, every creed, to draw inspiration from this ancient city to set aside our sectarian differences to overcome oppression and hatred", ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:37

Abedi - previously a business student at University of Salford - grew up in the Whalley Range section of Manchester, before his family moved about 10 years ago to the Fallowfield neighborhood. ISIS quickly stepped forward to claim responsibility for the bombings, though police said they had not yet verified the claims. "I last had contact with her at half past eight last night", she told the BBC .

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:33

The former CIA director's testimony comes one day after The Washington Post reported that Trump had pressured his director of national intelligence and his chief of the National Security Agency to push back against the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:32

The stock has increased 11 percent in the last 12 months. Shares of Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) traded down 2.39% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $68.61. On 8/23/2016 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.67 4% with an ex dividend date of 10/28/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016. Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank are all due to report on Thursday, and all fell between 0.6 percent and 0.8 percent.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:28

Finance minister Arun Jaitley told reporters after the Cabinet meeting that the FIPB will now be replaced by a new system under which the proposals will be approved by the ministries under a standard operating procedure approved by the Cabinet.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:26

Tillerson said climate change and migration issues came up in Trump's meeting with the cardinal secretary of state. Trump praised his visit with Pope Francis in a Twitter post . He has spent the last two days in Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Since his November election, Trump has pleased the Catholic hierarchy by axing rules protecting tax-funded financing of family planning clinics that offer abortions.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:23

The president then proceeds to adjust his suit jacket and caress his tie-a move typically employed by anyone whose hand-holding attempt receives public rejection. Trump acknowledged the Orthodox Jewish custom of separating the sexes during prayer by visiting the women's side of the plaza. The First Lady will be moving from NY to Washington, D.C.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:19

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas meets USA president Donald Trump on May 23, 2017 in Bethlehem , West Bank . "I am telling you, that's what I do, they are ready to reach for peace", Trump said today in Jerusalem . Later in the day, the USA president visited Yad Vashem , Israel's national Holocaust memorial, and the Israel Museum where he gave a speech offering a forceful defence of Israel.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:09

It's not so much that Theresa May and Ruth Davidson distanced themselves publicly from the most successful leader their party's ever had - everywhere but Scotland - it's more that Maggie doesn't ever get a mention in Scottish Tory circles now, which as far as most Labour voters are concerned is just as well.

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:10

On Wednesday, the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, one of London's most popular tourist attractions, was canceled so that officers could be redeployed. "In some of my conversations that I've had with people who are following this very closely, the feeling is that they were aware of the bomber, but they didn't think that he had the ability to pull off something like this, something of such sophistication and something so effective and deadly".

by | May 25, 2017 | 03:04

Chi Chia-wei began the fight for LGBTQ rights on the island when he came out as gay in the 1980s, at the end of Taiwan's period of martial law and authoritarian rule following the country's separation from mainland China. Local surveys have found same-sex marriage to be a generational issue, with younger people largely supportive of it and older people generally against it.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:57

Among those waiting to welcome Trump was Oren Hazan, a politician of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party, who has a colourful reputation for inappropriate antics. Trump visited Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance center Tuesday for a wreath-laying ceremony, and enthusiastically pledged he would "never forget" when signing the guestbook at the site.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:58

Washington and Riyadh agreed deals totaling some $380 billion (340 billion euros). In a live stream of Trump's remarks with Netanyahu on Monday, the White House listed the meeting's location as " Jerusalem , Israel ". "President Trump is really, really serious and he thinks peace is possible". Ahead of Trump's visit to Riyadh - which was marked by the United States signing a $110 billion weapons deal with the Saudi regime - Middle East and North Africa Director at Amnesty ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:53

But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for the plan's jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net for the poor and a broad swath of other domestic programs. Trump's budget keeps to his campaign pledge to leave Medicare and Social Security pension benefits alone and contains spending increases for the military and veterans, but it treats most of the rest of the government as fair game.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:53

But despite the pope looking initially grim-faced, both men ended up mostly all smiles, relaxed and even jovial. That theme was reflected in their words and their gifts. McMaster, and Louis Bono, American Chargé d'Affaires ad interim to the Holy See until Calista Gingrich us officially approved as ambassador. The last one reflects Francis' intense denunciation of the damage caused by humans through climate change - a topic on which Trump has a very different view.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:48

The U.S. president arrived in Israel on Monday after a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, where Trump said King Salman assured him Riyadh wants peace between the Israelis and Palestinians . President Donald Trump is opening his first visit to Israel Monday, sayin. Security was tight for Trump's journey to Bethlehem , a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but located across Israel's separation wall.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:44

The security clearance form requires Sessions to list "any contact" he or his family had with a "foreign government" or its "representatives" over the past seven years, officials said. Mueller was appointed by Sessions's Deputy Rod Rosenstein after the firing of FBI Director James Comey, who confirmed his agency's Russian Federation investigation in March.