by | June 20, 2017 | 05:11

Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon's continued support for a second independence referendum appears to have backfired, after her party endured a series of shock defeats in Thursday's United Kingdom general election. Her party remains the biggest one north of the border. The difference this time is that Ms Dugdale did indeed equivocate a year ago about a second independence referendum if Scotland was forced out of the European Union , as was reported by The Herald at the ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:11

We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit , first for citizens but also for the beneficiaries of the European Union policies, and for the impact on borders, in particular Ireland . Davis, a veteran campaigner against European Union membership, said he sought quick and substantive progress in what is scheduled to be a two-year negotiation before Britain leaves the EU.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:05

Longtime Palestinian affairs correspondent Avi Issacharoff wrote last week that Hamas raises an estimated $28 million monthly in taxes and could use some of those funds to resolve Gaza's energy crisis. Thabet said Gaza was receiving 112 megawatts of power a day, down from the previous level of 120 megawatts daily Gaza needs about 400 megawatts to meet its daily needs.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:04

Suzanne Hodgkinson talks to members of the media reporters about her husband, James Hodgkinson , as St. Clair County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Richard Wagner, right, listens Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Belleville, Ill. Brennwald thought it was odd he never saw Hodgkinson exercise or wear workout clothes and considered asking a staffer about him but never did, he said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:05

Pence took several weeks longer than the president to choose former USA attorney and Virginia state attorney general Richard Cullen as his counsel on the myriad of ongoing Russia-related investigations. Trump had been assured several times privately by Comey starting in January that he was not - at the time - personally under investigation, but officials said "that changed shortly after Comey's firing", reports The Washington Post .

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:01

Portuguese forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to answer questions from the press at the Confederations Cup amid reports he wants to leave Spanish giant Real Madrid . Mexico's all-time leading scorer still had time before the end of the half to blaze over from a good position. The Euro 2016 winners took the lead on 34 minutes when Ronaldo sprinted into the box and his beautifully timed pass found Quaresma unmarked in the area.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:59

Police said the driver was detained by the crowd until police arrived. A van left the roadway and swerved into a large crowd standing on the sidewalk, witnesses reported. "I would like to thank those people who helped police in detaining the man and worked with officers to calmly and quickly get him into our custody".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:56

The suspect remains in custody at a London police station. The 48-year-old driver was arrested by police after being detained by members of public at the scene. The incident comes at a time when emotions are high in England, where there have been several recent terrorist attacks. After those attacks, the mosque was shut down and reorganized and has not been associated with radical views for more than a decade.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:52

The driver of the van, a man aged 48, as found detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police in connection with the incident. London mayor Sadiq Khan said that "while this appears to target a specific community, it was also an attack on shared values". The Finsbury Park mosque was associated with extremist ideology for several years after the 9/11 attacks in the United States but was shut down and reorganized.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:52

He also explained that the figure was based on reports from the public and feared it might go up. Analysts estimate the death toll can reach 70. Around 800 people gathered outside Prime Minister Theresa May's residence at Downing Street to protest against the United Kingdom government's handling of the disaster, said Joey Ayoub, a journalist and activist who joined others at Number 10.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:53

Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan. Afghan officials said Saturday two USA soldiers appeared to have been killed with an additional two wounded . May 7, 2016: Two Afghan soldiers killed two Romanian soldiers and wounded another during an attack inside a base in Kandahar. He, said in a statement that the attack took place in the Achin district.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:50

The stunt also comes on the fifth anniversary of Nik Wallenda's tight-rope walk above Niagara Falls , during which he walked 1,800 feet from the Canada in just 25 minutes. She'll perform tricks and dance moves, at points during the performance she will hang from her toes and her teeth. Legislators thanked the couple for bringing such unique talent and world-renowned acts to Niagara Falls .

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:49

Health Secretary Tom Price , whose resignation to join Trump's Cabinet prompted this special election, urged voters to have a "crazy turnout" on Handel's behalf. "No, Chris. Let me be crystal clear so you completely understand: We have not received nor are we aware of any investigation of the president of the United States", Sekulow said .

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:51

The Conservative Party now lacks a parliamentary majority and is talks with Northern Ireland's DUP on forming a minority Government. With Britain's negotiations on the terms of its departure from the European Union set to begin on Monday, the country risks skills shortages and losing business if it ends freedom of movement without a new plan for attracting workers, the report by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:50

Benjamin Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser for Obama who led secret negotiations with Cuban officials that led to the rapprochement, said Trump's moves would undermine his stated objectives, pushing the Cubans into the arms of the Chinese and Russians, who have no restrictions on their dealings there, and emboldening hard-liners in the country who are opposed to moving toward democracy.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:46

Cuba says "the last two years have shown that the two countries can cooperate and coexist in a civilized way". They could make traveling to Cuba more hard for passengers, who would be subject to audit by the Treasury Department to ensure their trips to Cuba fall into one of the 12 acceptable purposes.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:46

Four gunmen arriving on motorbikes and a auto stormed Le Campement Kangaba, near Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako, a resort that foreign residents visit for weekend breaks. One of the victims of Sunday's attack was a Portuguese soldier working with the European Union military training mission, Portugal's Armed Forces state headquarters said in a statement .

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:48

Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board for his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. As the Post noted , Kushner is just the latest associate of the president to be under scrutiny for questionable business dealings with Russian Federation.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:42

Eight officers were also injured, Tabasim said. One of the explosions was so strong it shattered windows up to 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the attack site, said Abdullah Hsrat, spokesman for the provincial governor. Last week, a Taliban infiltrator in the Afghan army shot two US soldiers dead before being killed. Five civilians were among the wounded. They said one of the tools they would employ to carry out their strategy would be insider attacks.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:41

May said police would continue to assess the security needs of mosques and would provide whatever additional resources were needed. Police were called to the East London Mosque , in Whitechapel Road, this afternoon following a reported telephone threat.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:34

Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington suburb. President Donald Trump shared a message Thursday night prior to the Congressional Baseball game at Nationals Park, saying the fact that the game was still being played was sending a message to the world "that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our democracy".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:32

Just a day before the deal was signed Saudi foreign minister Adel Al-Jubeir was in Washington where he insisted there was no blockade on Qatar despite the three countries closing land, sea and air links to it. Qatar denies the coalitioin's allegations that it supports terrorist groups and Iran, and has accused Saudi Arabia of seeking to dominate smaller states within the energy-rich region.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:28

The meeting comes a day after the BJP chief, who is here on a three-day visit to strengthen the party organisation in the state, said his party would consult its allies before finalising the NDA's presidential candidate. The nomination of the BJP Presidential candidate is likely to be filed by June 23, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving for the U.S. on June 24.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:28

Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. Rosenstein was the Justice Department official who drafted a memo to the President alleging numerous deficiencies in the performance of then-FBI Director James Comey. The White House confirmed Mr Mueller was among the candidates the president interviewed to replace Mr Comey. Thursday night, Rosenstein issued an unusual statement complaining about leaks in the case.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:29

The document showed Mr Trump held officer positions in 565 corporations or other entities before becoming US president. For example, Mr Trump disclosed a liability to Deutsche exceeding US$50 million for the Old Post Office , a historic Washington property where he has opened a hotel.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:26

Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Thursday and Friday will both be sunny with highs near 87 degrees. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. We'll get some showers and possible thunderstorms this morning, then it will become mostly cloudy, then, by mid- to late-afternoon, it will become mostly sunny.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:24

To go along with the album announcement, they have also revealed a number of fall shows that will take place across North America. The follow up to 2010's This Is Happening will be titled American Dream and will be released on Friday 1 Sep.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:14

When we asked Rajinikanth to enter politics, he said he is in preparation for the same. "And that it was possible only if he enters politics." stated the leading actor. Sampath also rejected the contention that Rajinikanth had kept himself aloof from politics and never took up issues of public interest, citing the superstar's earlier comments on politics and political parties.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:17

However, accusing the Central Government of resorting to "vendetta politics", Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party said in a tweet: "Central Govt of BJP is misusing CBI for its vendetta politics". Bharadwaj said the BJP claimed that a landline number was used to make phone calls to businessmen in Kolkata but that number was out of service since 2014.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:14

The White House said on Monday that coalition forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria retained the right to self-defense as Russian Federation warned it viewed any planes flying in its area of operations as potential targets. The MINDEF also demands a thorough investigation into the shooting down yesterday of a Syrian Air Force SU-22 fighter jet over the northern province of Raqqa , without knowing the whereabouts of the pilot who was catapulted after the attack.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:15

He says tower residents who survived fear a cover-up will keep the truth from coming out. Mr Hammond yesterday told the BBC he understood the "flammable cladding" was banned in Britain, and similarly in Europe and the United States. Mr Hammond said the public inquiry set up by the Government following the tragedy would also examine if rules had been broken. Greg Hands told Sky News that "my understanding is that the cladding that was reported was not in accordance with United Kingdom ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:15

Toufik Kacimi, chief executive of the Muslim Welfare House, said the man who was arrested had to be rescued by the imam at the centre to stop him being attacked. He was being held on suspicion of terrorism offenses, police said. "Their restraint in the circumstances was commendable", said Neil Basu, senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:12

Only Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented. "In addition... all the conduct giving rise to the nonresidents' claims occurred elsewhere". Courts have "general jurisdiction" over certain parties, such as companies based in their state, which allows them to hear any claim.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:11

Her tumultuous relationship shown on this past season of RHOA was hard to watch, so I'm glad to see she has found happiness. She says in one of her captions that the two met a year ago. Apparently Matt isn't the only one heartbroken over Kenya tying the knot as Fameolous is reporting that RHOA producers are upset at Kenya for keeping them out of the loop! Jordan recently took to Instagram his feelings about Kenya's secret wedding.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:04

The 30-year-old man, who declined to be named, said Osborne previously moved out of the address but had been living back with his partner and children there over the "past couple of months". Imam Mohammed Mahmoud , of the Muslim Welfare House , has been hailed a hero for stepping in to protect the suspected attacker, a 48-year-old man, telling the furious mob: "Do not touch him".