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by | April 19, 2017 | 11:18

And while Ivanka might argue that entertaining a visiting foreign head of state is just part of her White House job as Assistant to the President, there's no question that the intersection of politics and business is a boon for her brand .

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:21

The move, which was recently accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee recently, would be an extreme deviation from the current norms where most speeches by the President and central ministers are in English, accompanied on occasions by a Hindi translation.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:21

Trump is said to be looking at ways to speed up the USA -led coalition campaign against the organization. Iraqi forces launched a major operation to retake Mosul in October, recapturing its eastern side before setting their sights on the smaller but more densely populated west.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:18

Madrid's last loss on their home field came in January, when Celta Vigo won 2-1 in the Copa del Rey. Isco drew his side level in 17th minute by beating two defenders en route to a delightful left-footed goal . "I am at the best team in the world, there is no bigger team than Madrid and I feel fortunate", said Isco . "Hopefully we have corrected the mistakes that we made in the first leg".

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:17

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. We also convey our deepest condolences to the victims' families while wishing the injured a speedy recovery. The blasts have come ahead of the visit of Pope Francis to Egypt on April 28-29, and prompted worldwide condemnation. Pope Francis, who is due to visit Cairo, offered prayers for the victims.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:14

According to employees at the restaurant, Stephens ordered a 20-piece McNuggets and a large order of fries in the drive-thru. He says the attendant recognized Stephens, who was wanted in Sunday's slaying of a retired OH man, and called 911.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:14

Months of political turmoil and intrigue, set into motion when huge crowds began gathering in central Seoul last fall to demand Park's resignation, were capped by a Constitutional Court ruling in early March that formally removed her from office.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:00

But as they campaign across the northern suburbs of Atlanta, they will act largely as proxies for the roiled political atmosphere in Washington and across the country. Democrats, meanwhile, saw Handel - whose 55th birthday was Tuesday - as the Republican against whom they would fare the best, in part because of her conservative stances on social issues and attacks on Planned Parenthood.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:51

What's the fallout of the vote? Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed Germany's position more explicitly: "Such small difference in votes shows how deeply Turkish society is divided". "If the referendum is approved by majority vote, the office of prime minister would be abolished after the next elections, scheduled for 2019". Though Erdogan has declared victory, the referendum passed narrowly, and global election monitors have delivered a scathing preliminary assessment of its fairness.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:43

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have said that the United Kingdom would breach EU law if it negotiates trade agreements with third countries before it formally leaves the Union. She also brushed off questions about when a final trade deal with the European Union would be locked down, after her proposed fast-track negotiating timetable was rejected by the bloc.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:39

The ED served a notice to two Chennai firms for Rs 45 crore for FEMA contraventions. Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday accused the Enforcement Directorate of making wild allegations against his son Karti in an alleged forex violation case.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:38

All of the events are already sold out underscoring Warren's popularity in Blue America. But USA Today report that Warren began writing her latest book 15 years ago and assumed that Hillary Clinton would be in the White House by the time it was published.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:39

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall said: "We are in the midst of Brexit negotiations so this election will provide a flawless opportunity for the 52% to vote for UKIP, the only party wholeheartedly committed to a clean quick and efficient Brexit". Jeremy Corbyn has been a strong supporter of LGBT rights while leade rof the oppostion, and previously voted for same-sex marriage. Speaking outside Downing Street after officially taking up the position of Prime Minister in July of previous year, Mrs May ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:36

The usually festive occasion is tainted with fearful apprehension after twin bombings in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria killed 45 people this week at churches on Palm Sunday, which marks the start of the Coptic Christian Holy Week. A security source said agents would be dispersed ahead of Sunday's prayers and a special unit was formed to receive reports about suspicious individuals in the vicinity of churches.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:35

Melania Trump appeared to give the president a little nudge during the national anthem at the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, seemingly reminding him to put his hand over his heart. The president offered some brief remarks as well. The White House Easter Egg Roll event is a tradition dating all the way back to 1878. "We are right on track", he said.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:34

The dismissals were needed to " meet our operating plan and additional challenges in the marketplace ". Boeing has cut 1,332 engineering and technical jobs in Washington since January, according to SPEEA. Boeing reported 198 orders for new planes during the first three months of 2017 compared to 121 orders previous year. A Boeing spokesman, Doug Alder said on Monday that the layoff includes both union and non-union engineering workers.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:33

Microsoft isn't expected to fix some of the bugs as they affect versions of Windows that are no longer supported. Via that entry point, the agency appears to have monitored transactions involving several banks and financial institutions in Kuwait, Dubai, Bahrain, Jordan, the Palestinian Territories, Yemen and Qatar.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:31

It requires government offices at all levels, public school districts and public universities to require people to use "bathrooms or changing facilities" of the sex that's on their birth certificate, regardless whether that's the gender they consider themselves.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:27

The Russian Investigative Committee announced Tuesday the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber named Akbarjon Djalilov, a 22-year-old Russian national who was born in Kyrgyzstan. Serov said the people inside the apartment where the explosive device was discovered were not the owners of the residence. Putin, speaking from Constantine Palace in St.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:27

North Korea is not Syria. "Solve the problem in North Korea". "At the same time dialogue for the sake of dialogue is valueless and it is necessary for us to exercise pressure". The Trump administration has declared a departure from the era of "strategic patience" in handling North Korea. North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan , and officials in both countries have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by US President ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:28

China also banned all imports of North Korean coal on February 26, cutting off the country's most important export product. "The missile blew up nearly immediately". The North launched a ballistic missile from the same region earlier this month ahead of a summit between the United States and China to discuss the North's arms programme.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:28

Park is also accused of creating a blacklist of cultural figures deemed critical of the government to deny them state support, and abusing her power to force local firms to sign business contracts with Choi's companies. Prosecutors indict Choi and two former Park aides in November, and lawmakers impeach Park a few weeks later. It is the second conglomerate mired in the political scandal after Samsung Group.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:26

The official said Tuesday that Japan still hopes to bring the USA back into a multilateral framework such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He spoke after heated rhetoric from both sides. But do we? Trump hasn't actually said what his strategy is for dealing with the Norks, and that's fine insofar as there's value in keeping them guessing.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:19

But heavy water rushing through the creek can make it challenging, he said. The area has a more distinct geology than most of the park and attracts a fair number of visitors but is not as popular with tourists are other spots, like Havasupai Falls.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:21

The drama leading up to Gorsuch's confirmation had less to do with his qualifications and more with a disintegration of coalition-building around Supreme Court nominations, particularly on the issue of abortion. "This brilliant, honest, humble man is a judge's judge and we will make a superb justice", Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley said. Senate Republicans re-wrote filibuster rules, known as invoking the " nuclear option ", in order to get Gorsuch through.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:15

The suite of bills - which would establish 18 as the minimum legal age to buy pot - was introduced in the House of Commons by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Health Minister Jane Philpott and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:10

Carlotta Sami, the United Nations refugee agency's spokesperson, said seven people died, including one pregnant woman, over three days. On Sunday, 649 people rescued in a number of operations by the MSF Prudence arrived in Reggio Calabria. It is not known how many died before they were sighted. " We have never had to deal with so many people at the same time ". The statement said that the IOM had relied on just the words of a small group of migrants seeking humanitarian asylum to make such ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:12

Its story is based on interviews with law enforcement and US officials who spoke on the condition that they remain anonymous. During an interview in March 2016, Trump identified Page, who had previously been an investment banker in Moscow, as a foreign-policy adviser to his campaign.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:07

An Iraqi player (R), sporting the jersey of German club Bayern Munich, jogs during a football match in eastern Mosul's al-Salam neighbourhood on April 7, 2017. It was a grim time for football: militants observed matches, jerseys from foreign teams were banned and even whistling was prohibited when the Islamic State group held Iraq's Mosul .

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:05

Whatever the gap, this is a timely shot in the arm for the home side as they try to juggle their Europa League exertions and kick-start a league campaign punctuated by draws. Mourinho played down his decision to ask Rashford to lead the line, noting he had been a regular throughout this season, but he was clearly pleased with the youngster's progress.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:00

Vimy School was build in 1930 to commemorate those fearless men who fought and gave their lives at Vimy Ridge so that we can preserve the freedom and democracy that we all enjoy today. Dragoons. "On Easter Monday, April 1917, battling through snow, sleet, and constant machine gun fire, they broke through an impregnable fortress and achieved a historic victory".

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:02

World leaders have reacted angrily to the weekend bombing of two Egyptian Coptic Christian churches. The Islamic State group claimed the bombings that killed at least 45 people and injured almost 120 at two churches in Tanta and Alexandria cities as worshippers celebrated the Palm Sunday.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:02

Future evacuations will see some 30,000 people moved around the country. Meanwhile in Syria, government forces conduced 120 airstrikes and dropped four barrel bombs by helicopter near Hama in the past 24 hours, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:58

On Monday, the Times online and worldwide print editions ran a piece by Marwan Barghouti titled "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons". " Marwan Barghouti was convicted for murdering Israeli civilians", the Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories, or COGAT, which manages day-to-day relations between the Israeli military and Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza , wrote on Twitter.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:57

She said the government had the right plan to negotiate Brexit, and there would be no change of course. Opposition parties said they would not block the move, sending Westminster into full-throttle election mode. The British currency has jumped to its highest level in half a year on the news that the country will hold an election that's likely to strengthen the government's mandate in its Brexit talks.