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by | June 22, 2017 | 08:20

Analyst Kim Dong-yub at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies said the projectiles, which showed longer range than North Korea's previously known KN-01 anti-ship cruise missiles, were likely from a new cruise missile system the North displayed during a massive April 15 military parade.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:21

Valid forms of identification include a driver's license, passport or student ID. Anyone not already registered won't be able to vote. " Virginia will be more hotly contested than ever", said Stephen Farnsworth, a political analyst at the University of Mary Washington.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:22

The White House has increasingly tapped Cabinet officials and other White House advisers to address reporters on camera and moved to take some of the daily briefings off cable television to keep the focus on Trump, who makes a habit of watching the televised performances.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:15

Kushner arrived a day after Israel began construction on the first new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank in 25 years. President Donald Trump's son in law and chief Mideast adviser, Jared Kushner , is headed to Jerusalem for his first working visit in hopes of laying the ground work for a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:12

He declined to say if the man had a criminal record. "He was identified as O.Z, born on January 20, 1981, he was Moroccan, he was not implicated in terrorism-related activities", Eric Van der Sypt , spokesman for the Belgian federal prosecutor, said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:11

The Guardian reported that the development came the day before the Queen's speech , and threatened to leave May uncertain of her ability to secure a majority in the Commons for her two-year legislative program. Senior Conservative sources said talks with the DUP were ongoing in the hope of reaching a confidence and supply arrangement, under which the Northern Irish party would not join the Government but would guarantee to ensure its survival by voting with it on financial measures and ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:07

Military officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday army soldiers had encircled Daesh's stronghold in the Old City of Mosul . The US military has denied the claims. The evisceration of the mosque, coming in the last days of Ramadan, also symbolically signals the defeat of ISIS in Mosul and to a larger extent will be a moral blow to ISIS in the rest of Iraq and Syria .

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:05

The U.S. said it acted after the Syrian plane bombed fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurds and Syrian Arab groups that the U.S. A USA jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:04

After the Uddhav Thackeray offered his party's support, the NDA's Presidential candidate would get 25,000 votes of Shiv Sena . Thackeray had Monday taken umbrage against the BJP's decision of putting up a Dalit face as the Presidential nominee by stating that this was being done to pander to Dalit votes.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:03

In Friday's statement , Codognolla warned the decision doesn't herald Trump's administration turning a leaf over its immigration policies. Ratcliffe is a former USA attorney whose work led to the arrest of more than 300 illegal aliens in a single day.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:03

The Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was in Patna on Tuesday to participate in the Iftar, described Kovind as a BJP ideologue and said the opposition wanted a "neutral" candidate not belonging to any political party per se. "During the meeting, senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had said that they will inform us before any announcement for a consensus, but they informed us after taking the decision".

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:59

Tuesday's flights by B-1Bs came shortly after the death of a U.S. college student who was recently released by North Korea in a coma following more than 17 months of captivity. Another travel company CBS News spoke to says they're taking a look at their policies, but for now, Americans are still welcome. "It didn't happen to me", Bae said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:00

The absence of Trump's visit from the speech is a far cry from the way the invitation was announced in the early days of his presidency. Grammar schools were not mentioned at all, despite the Conservative manifesto pledge to consult on opening new selective schools.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:58

The tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar continue to escalate following the former and its allies severing ties with the Gulf state. In all 18 destinations in the region are now out of bounds for Qatar Airways, which has also been forced to close its offices in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:58

After spending more than a year in a coma, the OH student died a week after returning to the United States. "Our deepest sympathies are with the family and friends of Mr. Rand Corporation senior defense analyst Derek Grossman notes the "last thing Beijing wants is a conflict that would end Kim Jong Un's regime and unleash new power dynamics at its doorstep".

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:57

Col. Kim Sung-duk, a public relations officer for the South Korean Air Force, stated as cited by the agency. It said the flights demonstrated solidarity among South Korea, Japan and the United States "to defend against provocative and destabilising actions in the Pacific theatre".

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:55

Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision. Constand, now 44, initially went to police about a year after she said Cosby assaulted her, but a prosecutor declared her case too weak to bring charges.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:58

More than 1,000 firefighters have been battling the blaze in Pedrogao Grande. Meanwhile, a separate fire, in the village of Gois further north, was very worrying, Victor Vaz Pinto, commander of the civil protection agency, said . As anger mounted among the relatives of those killed, the daily Publico reported that civil protection personnel and back-up fire crews only reached the fire site two hours after the first emergency calls.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:54

The EU has steadily increased its sanctions against Kim Jong Un's North Korea, particularly in the last few months. Rodong Sinmun, the official daily of the Workers' Party of Korea, in an article said the latest series of weapons tests show that the country is not too far away from test-firing an ICBM, reports Efe news.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:50

USA authorities said earlier Wednesday that they were investigating witness reports that the suspect made statements during the incident, including saying "Allahu akbar", the Arabic phrase for "God is great". "I've never had any problems with him", Piazza said, CBC News reported . United States officials identified the suspected assailant, who is in custody and cooperating with investigators, as a 49-year-old Canadian resident from Quebec named Amor Ftouhi.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:47

It was almost 11pm last night, when the Dáil voted to pass the nomination of the reshuffled ministerial line up. While global attention on Varadkar has been largely positive, in Ireland the former Minister for Social Protection received a more critical reception during the Fine Gael election, in part for a campaign he oversaw against welfare cheats during his time at the Department of Social Protection and for comments made during the election campaign in which he suggested he would ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:45

Authorities detained Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and almost 1,000 of his supporters on Monday, as they mounted demonstrations across the nation against government corruption. Police say he is going to be charged with failure to follow police orders and could be sent to jail for 15 days . Moscow City Hall labelled the decision a "provocation" while the police warned that "any provocative actions by the protesters will be viewed as threat to public order and ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:44

It puts the global refugee count at 22.5 million, internally displaced at 40.3 million and asylum seekers at 2.8 million. One person became displaced every three seconds in 2016. The ranking does not include the 5.3 million registered Palestinian refugees . UN Refugee Agency UNHCR said there have been three migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean in recent days, citing rescue worker and victim accounts.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:45

France has been under a state of emergency since the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. The minister used the occasion to explain the continued need for a state of emergency, in place since 2015, and plans to extend it until November 1, to be presented at a Cabinet meeting Wednesday.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:46

A Ramsey County jury found Yanez not guilty on all counts in a verdict delivered Friday afternoon, following 27 hours of deliberations. The Castile family, friends, and attorney, Glenda Hatchett had strong words of disapproval for the turnout of the trial which acquitted Jeronimo Yanez of all charges against him.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:42

Rome/Geneva: Nearly 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes past year, the United Nation refugee agency has reported. The world's 65 million refugees deserve praise for their resilience and courage and those who receive them should be recognized for welcoming them into their communities, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Tuesday.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:42

The attack was condemned by the US government, which hastened President Trump's decision to redeploy thousands of American soldiers back into Afghanistan . Both Afghan and USA officials have said the incident is under investigation. Clearly anxious, Pakistani officials have denounced recent terror attacks in Afghanistan and have strongly denied backing the Haqqani Network .

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:40

The former Northern Ireland First Minister said her meeting with Mr Varadkar was very good and that she was looking forward to a very positive relationship with the Irish premier. "We don't believe that any deal between the DUP here and the English Tories will be good for the people here", Mr Adams said. He warned that a deal between the Conservatives and DUP would be in breach.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:40

Gaza's only power plants stopped operating in August so residents and businesses rely on electricity from Israel as well as batteries, generators and candles. Power reductions come despite stark warnings of the humanitarian implications for Gazan civilians, who already suffer from critical shortages of power, with most homes receiving only a few hours even before the cut.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:39

How did Otto Warmbier end up in a coma? In a meeting with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, Trump criticized the way Warmbier's case was handled since his arrest saying, "What happened to Otto is a disgrace". This announcement comes after Otto Warmbier died Monday . The circumstances of his detention and what medical treatment he received in North Korea remain unknown.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:42

Doctors said they also examined the rest of Warmbier's body and saw no evidence of fractures in his skull or elsewhere that might be evidence of severe beatings. The student was sentenced in March last year to 15 years of hard labour. A UC Health spokeswoman says doctors will have a news conference on campus Thursday afternoon.

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.