by | June 22, 2017 | 07:39

China, with a population of 1.4 billion, and India, with a population of 1.3 billion, remain the world's two most populous countries. Yi Fuxiang, a U.S. "At the other extreme, it is expected that the population of Europe will, in fact, decline somewhat in the coming decades". The report said birth rates in the 47 least developed countries remain relatively high, with population growth around 2.4 percent a year.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:37

Ossoff earned $15 million since the special election voting on April 18, compared to Handel's much smaller $4 million fundraising haul. By doing so, Georgians and South Carolinians handed Trump personal victories - and the president responded by declaring himself undefeated in congressional races since taking office.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:29

Maximum sustained winds were at 45 mph (75 kph) and the storm has been almost stationary in recent hours. Southwest Arkansas may expect torrential rainfall from rapidly developing Tropical Storm Cindy . At times, the heavy rain led to water collecting on some roads and ditches, especially in poor drainage areas. Already, some areas have seen up to four to seven inches of rain in this area and flash-flood warnings are in effect through late Wednesday afternoon.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:18

Officials say James T. Hodgkinson wounded House Rep. Steve Scalise and others Wednesday morning. She said shortly before James Hodgkinson left, her daughter just moved back home and has a 2-year-old. Congressional staffer Zach Barth was shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital. Schaumleffel said he's yet to speak to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:20

The slain militants were identified as Shariq, Majid and Shabir, all residents of Pulwama district and affiliated to LeT. He was immediately rushed to the military base hospital where his condition is stated to be stable, said the police official.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:21

They also said their action was non-partisan, and other state attorneys general , including Republicans, were welcome to join the suit . The lawsuit fully intends to seek out Trump's unreleased tax returns. "This lawsuit is just another iteration of the case filed by that group CREW, filed by the same lawyers", Spicer said, referring to a government watchdog group that first sued Trump over the issue in January.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:12

Likewise, U.S. Representative Bobby Scott of Virginia, who is the top Democrat on the House education committee, said in a written statement that the order fails to "maintain necessary quality controls and accountability requirements". "Importantly, apprenticeships are paid (unlike the typical internship), making them attractive to older workers who can't go without an income and younger workers hoping to avoid borrowing for further education".

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:06

Meanwhile, Ossoff's loss came in spite of massive Democratic fundraising. On Twitter , we saw some instances of those on the left hitting the Democrats and Ossoff for essentially running against Trump rather than providing any real ideas.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:03

It eventually came to a rest in the fence of St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Knickerbocker Avenue. Take a look here: "There was another vehicle that was parked on the corner", witness Khushbu Patel said. He was not struck by the bus. The church's van was one of five vehicles damaged by the bus. The union that represents transit workers says it was the driver's third day on the job and she was very upset.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:03

For the second time in a month, a U.S Air Force F-15 has downed an Iranian drone after it flew too close to us -backed forces in southern Syria . A U.S. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the incidents could be "very dangerous" and lead to an escalation of the war. A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the USA has confirmed.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:05

Hooded police and forensic officers raided the suspect's home overnight, where they found bomb-making materials. Van Der Sypt said that at about 1830 GMT there was a "small explosion at Central Station here in Brussels ". His suitcase was packed with nails and gas bottles, officials say. Molenbeek Mayor Francoise Schepmans told reporters that Zariouh was on police files over a drug case a year ago and was divorced.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:04

It's even more unusual for attorneys general to hire their own lawyer, but the Washington Post reported that Jeff Sessions has done exactly that. Cooper, who clerked for Justice William Rehnquist on the Supreme Court, served in the Justice Department's civil rights division and was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as the assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:01

Democrats came close but still lost two other contested special elections earlier this year for Republican-held seats in conservative Kansas and Montana, and the outcomes in Georgia and SC could put a crimp in the party's fundraising and candidate recruitment.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:05

In the wake of Warmbier's death, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the clearly "moving further away, not closer" to talks with North Korea . The US President has offered the family of Mr Warmbier his respects after news broke that the young man had died after being transported back to the United States from North Korea.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:02

Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday won a special election for a U.S. House seat against Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive congressional race in history. Trump invested significant political capital in the Georgia race - appearing at a fundraiser for Handel in April and tweeting his support Tuesday morning.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:58

Associated Press reported that public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. In a television interview on Friday, she sidestepped questions over whether she had misread the public mood. The Prime Minister also set out to reassure victims about the upcoming judge-led public inquiry into the fire.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:59

His left-wing Social Democrat party (PSD) had accused him of failing to carry out necessary economic reforms. This was the first time in the east European country that a governing coalition has sacked its own Prime Minister, the Romanian news channel Digi24 reported.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:57

The US has already responded by shooting down an Iranian drone near Tanf today, which is just adding to concerns that this war is about to get a lot bigger, and a lot more complicated, than it already was. Mr Sharif told Associated Press the missile launch reflected Iran's "military power", though he stressed Iran has no intention of starting another war.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:57

Avolon chose to lock in deliveries of as many as 125 of Boeing's upgraded narrowbody jets because production slots are "very valuable real estate". If an airline is looking to replace older 757s or 767s on transatlantic routes-as is the case with United Airlines-why place an order when a tantalizing new offering is coming soon? Kevin McAllister, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO, said, "We are honored to partner with Avolon for new 737 MAX airplanes as they look to ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:55

Qatar, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia to the west, imported from the kingdom by road up to 40 percent of the almost one billion dollars it spends on food annually, according to official data. On Monday, Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida, chief executive of the Qatar Financial Centre, said the "blockade" had put at risk business deals worth $2 billion in Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:55

Men, women and children packed Karachi airport as Sarfraz returned from England , where Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India to be crowned surprise winners. "Pakistan team displayed quality cricket in the final and all the players rose to the occasion and achieved a collective cause of attaining glory", he said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:57

Even as Warmbier's family prepared to mourn him at a public funeral service Thursday in OH, the circumstances behind his death remained unclear. Hamilton County's Dr. Those who typically do travel from China, where tour groups market trips to adventure-seekers. But they acknowledged that the administration has few other options.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:57

Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the medical examiner's office said. The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. Mattis was speaking alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after the two met Chinese officials to discuss North Korea and other regional issues, including China's continued military build up in the South China Sea.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:53

Later in May, Trump said during a visit to Israel that both parties are "reaching for peace", and also reportedly lambasting Abbas for "lying" about working towards peace with Israel. In an apparent bid to calm his core pro-settler constituency ahead of the peace talks, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted a picture of tractors at work on a rocky slope in the West Bank.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:53

His comment could signal he is ready to play hardball with the Chinese, or at last send a message to China that the United States feels they are not coming to the table with a strong hand due to their continued trade with North Korea. Doctors in Cincinnati say he had suffered a severe injury impacting all regions of his brain. When asked if he thought the last administration could've done more to bring back his son, Fred Warmbier said, "The results speak for themselves".

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:53

Beijing intervened heavily in the stock market during the 2015 crash, imposing a raft of capital controls only months before the International Monetary Fund made a decision to include the yuan in its basket of reserve currencies. China is already starting to crack down on this outflow, and foreign holders of A-shares may experience difficulty in getting cash out if such restrictions become more severe.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:53

Iran on Monday defended the recent missile strike on Islamic State's (IS) militants in Syria's eastern region, calling it a deterrent measure against terrorism. military's Central Command in Qatar, American bases in the United Arab Emirates and the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet in Bahrain. During their bloody war eight year war, Iran and Iraq fired hundreds of ballistic missiles at one another, mostly inaccurate Scud missiles that were mostly used as terror weapons against civilian targets.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:49

Ossoff has seen a small lead over Republican Karen Handel in some of the latest polls of the race , but surveys of sixth district voters have shown a very tight race throughout. Moreover, although wealthier voters have voted Republican in the past, polls in 2016 showed those from the richest households favored Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton to Trump by a 2-1 margin.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:48

The primary threat from the storm is persistent rainfall, heavy at times. At 0600 GMT Cindy was located about 200 miles (325 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana , and 270 miles (435 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas, the National Hurricane Center reported.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:47

Local media reported the suspect was wearing an explosive belt. It was not clear if the suspect survived, though some sources say the man died from his wounds. No other people have been hurt but the explosion did cause panic at the railway station. Belgium suffered a further shock last August when a machete-wielding man shouting " Allahu akbar " attacked two policewomen in the industrial town of Charleroi, before being shot dead.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:43

It was protecting forces on the ground that are there to fight ISIS, not the regime. There they appear set to link up with Iranian-backed militias, establishing a vital land corridor from Damascus to Tehran . Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Washington is working to re-establish communications aimed at avoiding mishaps involving US and Russian air operations in Syria .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:47

The FIFA Confederations Cup is viewed by experts as a rehearsal for the organizers, with only one year to go to the FIFA World Cup. As an independent nation, Russian Federation has never played New Zealand before and their first match will take place as the opener to the Confederations Cup .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:43

Ryabkov said the new sanctions are a "political gift" to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and they are also aimed at pleasing anti-Russian political forces in the United States. Nauert says those sanctions "didn't come out of nowhere". Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the penalties were created to "maintain pressure on Russian Federation to work toward a diplomatic solution".

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:45

It wasn't clear whether President Trump was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:45

The sources also said that before the ruling party announced Kovind's name, the opposition parties had thought of fielding a tribal candidate after reports that the NDA would field Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu, a tribal leader. The Congress is keen on playing the farm-er card to counter the BJP's dalit card at a time when there has been countrywide farmers' unrest. "They did not come back to the opposition and announced the candidate", Sitaram Yechury said.