by | May 31, 2017 | 10:39

In a resignation note to friends and colleagues, Dubke said it was his "distinct pleasure to work side-by-side, day-by-day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Spicer has been criticized repeatedly for his handling of questions during press briefings, although Trump told Fox News that he is "doing a good job, but he gets beat up".

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:35

While Kelly didn't provide a timing for when the increased ban might be introduced, he said airline security is a "real sophisticated threat" and he'll "reserve making that decision until [they] see where it's going". "That's the thing that they are obsessed with, the terrorists, the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly if it's a US carrier, particularly if it's full of USA people", he said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:33

The Philippines' army has called for Islamist rebels who took over the southern city of Marawi on May 22 to surrender, after a week of street clashes and aerial strikes against the group. The militants, initially estimated to number just 100, have withstood eight days of intense air assaults and street-to-street combat, prompting the Philippine government to call on them to surrender.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:33

Trump said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than that of the USA -U.K relationship. U.S. President Donald Trump (R) walks past Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at the start of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit at their new headquarters in Brussels , Belgium, on May 25, 2017.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:32

He congratulated him for the "confidence that the Iranian people gave to him to go forward in boosting Iran's status in the region and the world". "Now it is Rouhani's turn to keep his promises", said coffee shop owner Arash Geranmayeh, 29, reached by telephone in Tehran .

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:31

Rouhani broke the taboo of holding direct talks with the United States and reached the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions. As anyone who pays attention to Iran knows, the real power in the country resides with the unelected supreme leader, Ali Khamenei , and the security services, which operate more like rival mafias these days, controlling many of Iran's industries and businesses.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:29

Ariana Grande has said she will perform in a charity concert in Manchester as a tribute to those killed and injured in Monday night's bombing. Meanwhile, British Transport Police says armed officers will patrol some United Kingdom trains for the first time because of the increased threat of extremist attacks.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:28

European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm U.S. support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was blunter on Monday, slamming the USA president's " short-sighted " policies that have " weakened the West " and hurt European interests.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:28

The Prime Minister will emphasise that the UK's future prosperity depends on "getting the next five years right" as it withdraws from the European Union. "You can't trust the Tories - if this is how they handle their own manifesto, how will they cope with the Brexit negotiations?" And that consultation will include an absolute limit on the amount people have to pay for their care costs .

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:29

When U.S. District Judge William Orrick blocked his executive order on stripping federal funding from sanctuary cities, Trump incorrectly attributed the decision to the 9th Circuit as he wrote on Twitter, "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities - both ridiculous rulings".

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:26

The Russian strongman, who hosted Macron's far-right rival Marine Le Pen for talks during the election race, also shrugged off allegations that Russian hackers infiltrated Macron's campaign . Fresh from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a G7 summit in Sicily, Mr Macron promised "demanding dialogue" with Mr Putin, who was in France to celebrate 300 years of Franco-Russian diplomacy and an exhibition of Tsar Peter the Great.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:24

After Trumpcare fails, Senate Republicans are going to be looking to make a deal with Democrats to get a health care bill passed . According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office , the House health bill will cause 24 million Americans to lose health coverage.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:22

May. Els looked to have shot a solid 3-under 69, but his apparent eagle at the 12th was switched to a par and a round of 1-under 71 as the four-time major champion was unhappy with the lie he recreated for a plugged lie. The Thai, a three-time victor on the European Tour , was out in 31, four-under par, and birdies at 12th and 13th moved him to six-under with four holes of his first round left before he dropped a shot at the par-three 14th.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:24

Filipino activists shout slogans as they march towards Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in metropolitan Manila, Philippines during a rally on Monday, May 29, 2017 to oppose the recent declaration of martial law in Mindanao, . More than 100 people have been killed, majority militants, according to the military, and most of the city's residents have fled. Some communities resemble ghost towns.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:23

Rosenstein was returning to the Capitol on Friday for another closed-door session, this time with all members of the House. Trump is set to embark on his first overseas trip on Friday afternoon. He said he respected the special counsel appointment but also said it "hurts our country terribly". Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was named Special Counsel for the Russian Federation investigation on Wednesday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:22

The defendant clicked "like" on some of the comments and linked to some of the posts. The posts came about during discussions on Facebook over which animal welfare groups should be allowed to take part in a large vegan street festival in Switzerland , Veganmania Schweiz.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:22

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media. But in Europe, Trump's "America First" foreign policy appeared to alienate other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the 68-year-old alliance meant to contain Russian Federation - the country at the center of a growing controversy over ties to Trump aides.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:22

A Slovak climber Vladimir Strba , 50, also died on Everest on Sunday, according to a Tourism Ministry official. According to the expedition organisers, 52-year-old Sangeeta S Bahl, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, Argentine climbers Andres Esteban Pariz and Ricardo Dario Birn were airlifted from Camp II.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:16

President Donald Trump at the Royal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017. He announced a 110-billion-U.S. -dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia upon his arrival, including precision weaponry that his predecessor Barack Obama had held up over concerns of civilian casualties in the war in Yemen.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:17

But that isn't what's commonly thought of as a "back channel" - where unofficial talks happen with another country, or sensitive negotiations are conducted through a third nation with which the USA doesn't have diplomatic relations. He said the claims of Russian meddling are driven by the "desire of those who lost the United States elections to improve their standing by accusing Russia of interfering".

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:17

Militants who have occupied much of a southern Philippines city over the past week were planning violent attacks during the holy month of Ramadan to earn recognition as a regional branch of the Islamic State group, the military said Tuesday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:16

Except he didn't finish his thought. The assumption was that he was referring to "negative press coverage" before he was interrupted mid-tweet. And of course, this being Twitter , there was plenty more discussion of the subject. Within an hour of the misspelled a word going out in a tweet to his 31 million followers, Covfefe had become Twitter's number one trending hashtag worldwide.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:09

Hundreds gathered at Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home to honor the residents and their fallen comrades during a Memorial Day banquet and ceremony. That's down to less than one-half of a percent today, guaranteeing more Americans aren't personally acquainted with a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:07

Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, told the Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Trump left for his worldwide trip earlier this month. Merkel's remarks came after a Group of Seven summit at which the Europeans couldn't reach an agreement with Trump on climate change. "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military", the USA president posted on Twitter.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:08

Mr Corbyn was challenged by an audience member who claimed the Labour leader had "openly supported the IRA in the past" by attending a commemoration for eight IRA members killed by the SAS in Loughgall. May was interior minister from 2010 to 2016. "We will make sure there is a deal". "It's not just about the numbers of police - people often focus on the numbers of police".

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:05

A victory over the Sooners would make OR the third school to repeat as national champions in the match-play era, joining Augusta State (2010 & 2011) and Alabama (2013 & 2014). We've been playing good golf all week long, and our guys did something really special this morning, whenever we were playing against Baylor. Grant Hirschman never led in his quarterfinal match until he won the final hole for a 1-up victory that kept the Sooners alive.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:04

Donald Trump has critcised Germany in an early-morning tweet, complaining about the trade deficit between Europe's largest economy and the US. "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, which have historically been very important for us and will remain so in future", she said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 10:03

Not helping matters was Trump reportedly calling Germans "very bad ", because the country exports far more cars to the United States than it imports. Asked Tuesday whether her meetings with senior officials from India and China this week signaled a pivot away from Germany's old ally in Washington , Merkel sought to dampen speculation of a major rift.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:59

Dubke said he had "a good conversation with the President" after submitting his resignation. "The reasons for my departure are personal, but it has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration", Dubke wrote.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:58

The government and most parliamentary deputies in Moldova support integration with the European Union, but disillusionment with them and a host of corruption scandals helped the Russia-friendly Igor Dodon win a presidential election past year.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:54

On Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif lashed at Trump for appeasing Saudi Arabia. Turkish president also called for quick formation of high strategic council for relations between Iran and Turkey with presence of the two presidents.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:58

Street-to-street battles and a relentless bombing campaign has so far failed to end the crisis in Marawi , one of the biggest Muslim cities in the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte claims Muslim fighters were involved in an ISIL-inspired effort to set up a separate state.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:54

The two chambers adjourned late at night, without any apparent compromise on those issues, which Patrick has said are worth carrying into an overtime round. "Texans don't want a permanent legislature like they do in California". For months, transgender individuals residing in Texas have watched lawmakers in Austin squabble over which bathrooms they can use and have been left to wonder whether the Legislature would pull back on local protections meant to protect them from discrimination in ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:53

India and Pakistan both are signatories to this. He said the court has not yet gave its final verdict and Pakistan will fully defend its stance in this case. "Pakistan's security is so important and we have to maintain our fundamental sovereign right", Aziz was quoted as saying by the daily. The order comes ten days after India approached the UN's top court for "provisional measure" of protection - an interim relief - in the Jadhav case .

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:39

At the meeting of heads of state and/or government, as well as in separate meetings with leaders, I said that we would take part in defense and deterrence and projecting stability beyond the borders of the alliance. Berlin and Washington have traded barbs over numerous aspects of their relationship in the past few days. "This would, inter alia, allow to establish provisions for the mutual protection of new foreign investments", a joint statement issued in Berlin said, addressing an issue ...