Worldwide

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:24

On Monday the White House announced that Kushner as well as Jason Greenblatt , a top United States national security aide, would meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week. The Palestinians and the worldwide community consider the settlements obstacles to Palestinian statehood. This month marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War in which Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:20

The EU and Britain on June 19 launched the long-awaited Brexit negotiations at European Commission's headquarters in Brussels , almost one year after Britain voted to leave the bloc by a narrow margin on June 23, 2016. "We will be going into negotiations". The EU was scheduled to hold its June summit on Thursday where all 28 members are supposed to be present. Outlining the five main principles of her "fair and serious offer", May told other European Union leaders at a summit in ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:14

But while the starvation has eased, the number of people struggling to find food each day has grown to six million from 4.9 million in February, in what the agencies said was the "highest level of food insecurity ever experienced in South Sudan ".

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:16

He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. Before any talks, the USA must stop joint military drills with South Korea, which Pyongyang has long criticised as preparations for invasion of the North, said Mr Kye.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:13

They began deliberating at 5:25 p.m. on Monday and continued for about four hours into the night, and they continued deliberating at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. The judge denied a defence request to call a second witness - a woman who worked with Constand at Temple University , in Pennsylvania - and the defence surprisingly rested its case.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:01

The conservative intends to explain to her counterparts how her country "proposes to protect the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK", but also how it intends to "ensure that the rights of British citizens living in Europe are protected".

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:54

Pyongyang had claimed Warmbier contracted botulism and fell into a coma after being imprisoned, but doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center have said they found no traces of active botulism . -ROK military exercises in exchange for DPRK denuclearization. So Trump finds himself in a troubling foreign policy crisis. He was addressing a gathering at an Iowa community college along with state Governor Terry Branstand, the new USA ambassador to Beijing .

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:54

The Boston Globe reports that two members of Trump's "voter fraud" commission now want to investigate whether Russian hacking that targeted voting systems in multiple states compromised the integrity of the 2016 presidential election. The president has come under harsh criticism by some who claim he threatened to undermine the investigation by firing Comey. Trump's fired Comey in May, leading to the hiring of a special counsel to oversee the probe.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:51

But when it was pointed out he was grinning broadly, Donaldson added: "If what we do benefits people across the United Kingdom then, as a unionist party that's something we're proud of". "The British government is content to go through the motions at Stormont but their main focus is elsewhere". May, who called a snap election expecting to fatten her party's majority, is promising her minority government will be one "that consults and listens".

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:40

A man who died after driving into a police vehicle on the Champs-Elysees in Paris was on a terror watchlist, according to sources close to the investigation. A note praising the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) was found next to the body of the gunman and weapons were found in the attacker's vehicle. It was not clear how the driver of the vehicle had died.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:25

Civilians also saw eight BIFF members who were wounded, Alcarioto said. The two others killed were civilian Towan Dading Esmael, 61, and Abraham Sakilan Cutay, 33, who was training to be part of the civilian militia. Troops found two sachets of shabu on the BIFF members. Capt. Napoleon Alcarioto, 602IB spokesman, said that of those wounded, two were CAFGU members identified as Angel Berona and Resty Segundera, and the eight others were BIFF members.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:59

In response, Russian Federation announced its air defenses would track all coalition targets west of the Euphrates, and suspend the " deconfliction " hotline. This is the second time the USA has shot down an Iranian drone in less than a month. The crisis quickly became a civil war, which has since left at least 400,000 people dead.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:49

When faced with allegations of sex abuse against one of its bishops, the Church of England "colluded and concealed rather than seeking to help those who were fearless enough to come forward", the church's leader acknowledged Thursday. The review points out that the Church's management of those seven letters, containing allegations against Ball, is perhaps "its greatest failure in these events".

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:42

The U.S. and China are trying to build on "positive momentum" created when Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Florida in April, she said . Warmbier's friends and relatives described him as a bright young man beloved in his community. Last week, Tillerson told a Senate hearing that China's efforts on North Korea had been "uneven".

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:36

The operation is still continuing as the Indian army is giving a befitting reply to the troops across the border. Today's incident is not the first, but the third this year, after which the government needs to take an action. Two Indian soldiers died during the initial exchange of fire. "In the firefight our two jawans have been martyred", the Army said in a statement. In a unsoldierly act by the Pak Army, the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol were mutilated.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:30

The Senate bill was expected to call for a three-year phase-down of the expansion program after 2020 so no Medicaid patients lose care right away. Under the current law, the feds are scheduled to pick up 90% of the cost for the adults in 2020 and beyond, but pay between 50% and 76% for traditional participants, depending on the state.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:16

Navalny had called on his supporters to mark the Russia Day holiday on Monday with protests against what he called a corrupt system of rule overseen by Russian President Vladimir Putin . Navalny was arrested Monday afternoon outside his home in Moscow as he headed for an unsanctioned protest rally. "We are canceling the rally on Sakharov Avenue and moving it to Tverskaya Street", a main thoroughfare to the Kremlin, he said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:12

Finally, Advisory Services Network LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Tesla during the first quarter valued at approximately $122,000. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 170,546 shares in the company, valued at $48,823,908.88.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:09

Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate within DHS Jeanette Manfra said all "system owners" had been notified if they were impacted, but in some cases that may not be state election officials.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:09

Australian Sen. Larissa Waters continues to log historic firsts in her country: In May, she became the first woman to breastfeed during a parliamentary vote, and now she is the first person to file a motion while breastfeeding. She did it again today, feeding her 14- week old baby Alia Joy while moving a motion in the senate in Canberra. It changed its rules past year to allow mothers to breastfeed in the chamber.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:11

The more time goes by, the more doubt is raised about the actions taken by Saudi Arabia and the UAE . "We see this as long-simmering tensions that have been going on for quite some time, and that is why we believe that this can be resolved peacefully among the parties without the United States having to step in", said Nauert.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:14

The San Francisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to reinstate Mr Trump's executive order banning travellers from six mostly Muslim countries. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Monday is the deadline for the ban's challengers to respond to the administration's request that the order be allowed to go into effect.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:07

French judges opened a preliminary investigation earlier this month for embezzlement after a former assistant to former Modem MEP Jean-Luc Benhamias said he was paid in 2011 with European Union parliament money, but had worked in the party's headquarters in Paris .

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:09

Trump has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for 90 percent of its trade, but the effort has delivered few results. North Korea will likely be a central issue as Trump's administration continues to push China to use its leverage as Pyongyang's main source of economic and diplomatic support to persuade it to halt its missile launches and nuclear weapons tests.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:06

The new legislation would also eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood , a non-profit reproductive health organisation that USA president Donald Trump's administration has targeted for cuts. That's according to lobbyists and congressional aides who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:07

Some DUP sources are indicating that they are "95% there" regarding an arrangement with the Tories that would shore up a minority Conservative government. We are talking about a confidence and supply agreement with them. However, Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland did better than any previous election, taking seven seats.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:05

When I was a minister DUP's Arlene Foster wrote to me asking us to curtail access of Northern Irish citizens to Scottish same-sex marriages. Theresa May has promised to work with "humility and resolve" as she prepares to set out her legislative programme for the next two years in a Queen's Speech expected to be dominated by Brexit.

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:01

Paris - In his first official visit outside Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in Rabat on Wednesday to meet with King Mohammed VI. Macron's office said the leaders will discuss anti-terrorism efforts both bilaterally and on a European level. Macron's comments on leaving the "door open" are likely to encourage Britain's minority europhiles who still dream of keeping Britain inside the European Union .

by | June 22, 2017 | 11:01

The comment came a day after Trump said Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its weapons programs had failed. And in South Carolina, Republican Ralph Norman won Tuesday's special election in that state's 5th Congressional District, defeating Democrat Archie Parnell with 51 percent of the vote.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:55

His parents said he had been subjected to "awful, torturous mistreatment". Otto Warmbier was held for over a year for trying to take a propaganda sign, but died shortly after returning to USA soil. "In regards to the president's view of North Korea , I believe he represents the American people's view of North Korea right now", Mattis said of Mr.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:52

Since the special election in April, President Trump has been campaigning for Handel through various outlets including his twitter account. On June 20, Handel defeated Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff in a race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District seat.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:50

Lawson also told the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday that the government is not sharing classified details about the breach with state officials. He said favoring certain candidates over another has been part of Moscow's playbook since the Cold War, but on targeting state election infrastructure, he said that was new in the US.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:38

Last week, Erdogan has ratified two deals allowing Turkish troops deploying to Qatar and training its gendarmerie, stressing that Turkey "will continue and develop" ties with Qatar. He also heaped praise on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, calling him a "good friend" that Qatar had gotten to know well during his time at the helm of Exxon Mobil.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:40

The talks will pair U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defence Secretary James Mattis with China's top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi , and General Fang Fenghui , chief of state of the People's Liberation Army . It says his death prompted them to stop bringing US citizens to North Korea because it is too risky. Earlier in April, he had intensively lobbied the Chinese President Xi Jinping to impose sanctions on Chinese banks and other bodies that North Korea might ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:34

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH confirmed that it received and examined the 22-year-old's body after his death on Monday. Justin Weber told The Associated Press a press conference is expected later to provide more information.