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by | May 27, 2017 | 06:39

Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of GLAAD, urged Abbott to veto the bills, calling it "appalling" to see lawmakers "block children from loving families and put the safety of transgender students in jeopardy at their own schools". Without Patrick's go-ahead, the Republican-controlled Senate will not pass a bill known as the "sunset safety net bill". "Separate but equal is not equal at all", Texas Rep.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:40

On May 5 also, a clash had occurred between the two communities when protests were raised over loud music played in connection with the celebration of Maharana Pratap Jayanti in Shabbirpur village. The houses were torched in retaliation to a clash which broke out during a commemorative rally. In a bid to calm tempers, the state government had sent State Home Secretary Mani Parsad Mishra and ADG (Law and Order) Aditya Mishra to Saharanpur.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:30

According to officials, both Coats and Rogers refused to cooperate with Trump's request. A source told CNN that Mueller had been briefed on memos Comey had written about his interactions with Trump , including his recollection of the President asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation to end its probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:27

In February, Netanyahu asked Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Moving the embassy had been a campaign promise of Trump's stretching back to the Republican primary. That distinction - Jerusalem , not Israel - reflects the US position that the city's fate is an issue for Israelis and Palestinians to work out through future peace negotiations.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:26

Embassy pointed out . First addressing the deaths of 22 people at a concert Monday in Manchester, England , he called for "a coalition of partners who share the aim of stamping out extremism and violence, and providing our children a peaceful and hopeful future".

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:21

Rus advanced with a time of 14.03. Eastern Kentucky had a qualifier advance to Eugene in the men's steeplechase, as Jamaine Coleman posted the second fastest qualifying time behind Louisville's Edwin Kibichiy. Last month Freddie told me that he feels he's still got a faster time in him, and he's focused on running his best now that championship season is here.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:23

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that joining the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:19

At least 21 people have died in the fighting, officials said . He declared martial law in 1972 and used it to maintain his grip on power for more than a decade. He is a commander of the Abu Sayyaf militant group and was wounded by a military airstrike in January. Gen. Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press on Friday that militants are trying to find a way to extricate Hapilon.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:19

After arresting a 23-year-old man on Tuesday, police said they had taken three more men into custody yesterday in south Manchester , the area where Abedi lived. With Britain's terrorism threat level at " critical ", meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are working around the clock to try to deter another atrocity.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:12

But the Human Resources Development Ministry had asked all boards across the country to ensure this didn't impact declaration of results, as it would have had a knock-down effect on students seeking admissions into colleges for under-graduation degrees.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:07

Solving the Mideast peace riddle is the task of Trump's son-in-law and jack-of-all-trades troubleshooter, Jared Kushner. A request for comment from the State Department was not immediately returned Wednesday. The Palestinian Authority controls the West Bank and is seated in Ramallah. "Yesterday, I visited the Western Wall, and marveled at the monument to God's presence and man's perseverance - I was humbled to place my hand upon the wall and to pray in that holy space for wisdom from ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:08

British police abruptly halted intelligence sharing communications with US authorities this week, after a series of leaks about the U.K.'s investigation of the suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday night. - Libya's Deterrence Force, which acts as the police of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord, arrest Abedi's father Ramadan, saying they had already arrested his brother Hashem on Tuesday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:09

In an exchange of gifts after their private meeting, Francis offered the president a medal by a Roman artist of an olive, a symbol of peace. President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis , the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:05

The father of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi said he spoke to his son last week to discuss meeting in Tripoli during Ramadan, and expressed disbelief that the 22-year-old had carried out the United Kingdom's deadliest act of terrorism in more than a decade.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:05

Noting how Trump did not mention Palestinian statehood or a two-state solution in his public remarks with Abbas, Likud Knesset member Ofir Akunis said , "This is a huge achievement, on a historic scale, and a big win for anyone opposed to the mistaken and risky idea of a Palestinian terror state in the heart of Israel ".

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:49

Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct talks for more than three years and Trump acknowledged it was "one of the toughest deals of all". In his speech yesterday, Mr Trump seemed to acknowledge the complexities of the matter.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:46

But after Mr Trump became the President, the First lady, instead of moving to the White House, has remained in NY, adding to speculation about their relationship. This isn't the first time an awkward moment between Mr Trump and Melania has been caught on camera. That said, the Trumps have held hands multiple times during their foreign travels this week, including minutes later on the tarmac.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:41

On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly vowed to scrap the JCPOA agreement, and in early February, his administration imposed new sanctions against the country in response to Tehran's latest ballistic missile test. "Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?" he said at a news conference. Speaking after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , Trump said the USA and Israel faced "common threats - from [Islamic State] and other terrorist groups, to countries ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:39

They promised to bring (fugitive gangster) Dawood Ibrahim back to the country, but their own leaders are attending a marriage function of Dawood's relatives. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated India's longest, Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam. The three-lane, 9.15 km long bridge has been built over river Lohit, a tributary of river Brahmaputra.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:30

Shai added that if Netanyahu cooperates with a peace initiative and finds himself with a coalition crisis because the right-wing Jewish Home party bolts the coalition, the Zionist Union is "ready to help him politically". They all failed at bringing peace. "This place is a testament to the unbreakable spirit of the Jewish people", Trump said . "It was a awful, bad thing for the United States to enter that deal and, believe me, Iran will never have a nuclear weapon, that I can tell ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:28

Corbyn, a life-long anti-war campaigner, partly blamed Britain's military interventions overseas for the terrorist threat. "We think in the end as well as global intervention, you've got to have negotiation", Abbott said . We can not be protected and careful at on the cheap. The US secretary of state, who was making his first official visit to the United Kingdom, said the US took "full responsibility" for and "regrets" the leaking of information from the Manchester bombing .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:25

Al Hussein also said he was concerned about retaliatory measures taken by ISIL against civilians suspected of facilitating the air strikes and reports that civilians were being prevented from leaving ISIL-controlled areas. "The same civilians who are suffering indiscriminate shelling and summary executions by ISIL, are also falling victim to the escalating airstrikes, particularly in the northeastern governorates" of Raqqa and Deir Az Zor", Al Hussein said in a statement from Geneva .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:22

It was not clear who was behind the attack but Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, has been on high alert after a string of plots and attacks in recent times by militants inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group. The horror explosions come after two men, aged 20 and 23, were caned for having sex with each other in a province on the northern tip of Indonesia's Sumatra island.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:21

President Donald Trump followed through on a pledge to set up a federal panel to "promote fair and honest Federal elections", as backers praised his efforts to rein in voter fraud , while Democratic Party critics said it was nothing more than an effort at voter suppression.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:18

Park was accused of being unduly influenced by her longtime friend and adviser, Choi Soon-sil, who is also on trial for abuse of power and fraud. She arrived at court handcuffed in a prison van, her first public appearance since her arrest in March .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:19

In the letter, Chaffetz said he is seeking to review Comey's memos and other written materials so he can "better understand" Comey's communications with the White House and attorney general's office. The FBI is investigating possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation in connection with Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:17

Earlier this week, the Washington Post first reported of a White House official close to the president as a " significant person of interest" in the Russian Federation probe. As leaks continue to pour out of the White House like Niagara Falls, the American public may actually know which direction this investigation is headed before the FBI or Congress decides for themselves.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:14

It is unclear if they worked for the embassy or were members of the counter-protest. "We witnessed what appeared to be a brutal attack on peaceful protesters", a police official said Wednesday. Royce's letter states that that bodyguards "viciously beat multiple individuals, throwing them to the ground and kicking them in the head". Violence erupted when Turkish security officials and counter-protesters clashed with demonstrators near the ambassador's residence, where President Recep ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:12

The announcement followed a series of rulings since mid-2016 in which the court usurped the National Assembly's powers in support of Maduro. "The Venezuelan people are suffering from a collapsing economy brought about by their government's mismanagement and corruption", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:07

He went on to organize an alliance in the Philippines called Dawlatul Islam Wilayatul Mashriq, which is now believed to include at least 10 small militant groups, including some Abu Sayyaf factions. Foreigners are among Islamist gunmen battling security forces in a southern Philippine city, the government said Friday as the reported death toll from four days of clashes climbed to 46.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:53

Mr Hopkins said the leaked photographs and information published by the New York Times had caused "much distress for families that are already suffering terribly with their loss". Britain's official threat level was raised to the highest level, or "critical" following the Manchester attack, with armed troops deployed to guard landmarks .

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:53

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un celebrates successful missile launches with the same three top aides and now the West knows their names. Ms Thornton said the U.S. This system is also the least reliable, according to critics. It is the first time the United States has tested the systems' ability to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile, according to the Missile Defense Agency .

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:52

Despite his long record as an anti-war campaigner, the Labour leader says there are circumstances when military intervention is justified as a "genuine last resort". "Corbyn is simply too weak and shambolic to stand up to terrorists and tyrants who want to do us harm". The Labour leader said wars have increased insecurity "at home", and, "they have caused destabilization and devastation overseas".

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:50

The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued Thursday amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion between his campaign and the Kremlin, amid accusations from U.S. intelligence that Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a sweeping campaign to tilt the vote in the Republican's favor.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:52

Fighting between government forces and the Maute group, an Islamist militant organization based in Mindanao, began Tuesday afternoon in Marawi , a city of about 200,000 people. FilepicAnother Malaysian, identified as former Universiti Malaya lecturer Dr Mahmud Ahmad is also believed to be active on the ground in Marawi City, reportedly working with Basilan Abu Sayaff leader Isninon Hapilon to push for the creation of the Islamic State in South East Asia , The Star reports.