by | May 09, 2017 | 07:26

Nicola Sturgeon will be in Perth on Monday to tell voters the SNP will "deliver for Scotland". The SNP has lost its overall majority in Dundee, although it remains the largest party there with 14 councillors. "There are a lot of people who are pretty angry actually at the approach that the SNP have taken in the past couple of years". "Now if you vote SNP you're not sending the Tories a message all you're doing is sending Theresa May back to number 10".

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:23

The CGT's Michael Wamen said: "He is no an elected president, he is like a president-CEO". His party, En Marche (Forward) is tweaking its name as it prepares a list of candidates. Mr. Macron, a former economy minister, has proposed an ambitious domestic reform agenda. The euro fell from six-month highs against the U.S. dollar overnight after Emmanuel Macron's victory in France's presidential election, as investors took profit on a roughly 3 per cent gain for the currency since he won ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:20

Conkel said, this past week the letter carriers have been putting out signs, and they will be sending out 3 X 5 cards on Tuesday as reminders to residents to plan for the food drive and have their food items ready on Saturday, May 13. "Six and even seven days a week, letter carriers see first-hand the needs in the communities where we work", said NALC President Fredric Rolando, "and we're committed to helping meet those needs".

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:04

Trump and Putin also discussed escalating tensions in North Korea and how the two countries could help defuse the risky situation. Citing the Krelim, the Interfax news agency reported that Trump and Putin plan to schedule a personal meeting in July, when both leaders are expected in Germany for the G20 summit.

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:02

Naomi has requested the Prince hide her last name for anonymity. European stock markets gave up some recent gains Monday after Emmanuel Macron comfortably won the French presidential election. The verdict was more a "no" to Marine Le Pen than a "yes" to him. "[Macron] is the product of the establishment and possibly [its] flawless incarnation", Philippe wrote in an email.

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:01

Bashar al-Assad is expected to go along with the wishes of Russian Federation and Iran . But it is not yet clear when and where they will deploy. The Pentagon has said the de-escalation agreement will not affect its campaign against ISIS. The size of such a force is unclear, and its duties are murky, particularly without a United Nations mandate. Col. -Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of Russia's military general staff emphasized to reporters today that the agreement will allow the Syrian military to ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:59

Ivanka Trump defended her father's views and record on women. "'The German audience is not that familiar with the concept of a first daughter", Merckel began. Asked about whether some of the attitudes expressed by her father might beg the question whether he really wanted to empower women, Ivanka said her personal experience, as well as that of thousands of women who had worked with or for Trump, showed he believed in women's potential.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:50

The released schoolgirls arrived at the Abuja airport and were driven away in a military convoy. A military source said the girls were now in Banki near the Cameroon border for medical checks before being airlifted to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:44

Millkien, from Falmouth, Maine, is the first American to die in combat in the African country since 1993 . At the time of the US service member's death, American forces were conducting an advise-and-assist mission alongside members of the Somali National Army, the release said .

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:39

President Donald Trump is marking his 100th day in office by saying he's brought - in his words - "profound change" to Washington, and he's reaffirming that "my only allegiance" is to those he governs. In the spot, a narrator voice-over is heard speaking while various images of Trump's presidency - images from the inauguration, an executive order signing, the swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch - are shown on the screen.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:42

But they bring to four the number of USA citizens now known to be in custody in the North. North Korea has detained a USA citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the regime, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Sunday.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:41

And Kim Dong Chul is serving 10 years of hard labor after being jailed on subversion charges. Kim Jong-un recently threatened to hit his neighbour South Korea in a military strike whilst visiting a military base and is believed to be building secret islands where he can launch nuclear missiles from.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:30

In the hardest hit province of Quebec, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre declared a state of emergency on Sunday afternoon. Coderre said Monday over 250,000 sandbags have been filled as over 600 men and women are working to help flooded citizens and homes.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:32

Flynn lasted just 24 days as national security adviser before being fired by Trump for not telling the truth about contacts he had had with Russia's ambassador to Washington . Obama delivered the warning, which was first disclosed by NBC News , when he met Trump for 90 minutes in the Oval Office two days after the election, the former official said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:26

After months of political paralysis and massive protests due to former President Park Geun-hye's alleged involvement in a corruption scandal and her subsequent impeachment, the country is finally in the process of filling the political vacuum.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:24

Two years later, he committed the same crime, according to the Suffolk County district attorney's office. Teixeira has been arrested and police said the investigation is still ongoing. "His tragic and sudden passing leaves an inescapable void in all of us". "I watched her mature and blossom from a young medical school graduate to a fabulous experienced pediatric anesthesiologist".

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:22

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said presidential adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner played no role in his family firm's decision to recruit Chinese investors with presentations on an "investor visa" program that name-checked both him and President Trump.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:22

More than 35 top American economists - both conservative and liberal - disagree with the White House about a basic element of President Trump's proposed tax plan: whether it will pay for itself. The math on the tax blueprint presented by National Economic Council director Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week turned White House officials doesn't add up, according to a Wednesday note from Goldman Sachs (GS).

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:15

A three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will review similar claims after a federal judge in Hawaii also blocked the six-country travel ban as well as the freeze on the USA refugee program. "Its operation doesn't have anything to do with religion", Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall told the appeals court. Trump issued the March executive order after federal courts blocked an earlier version, issued on January 27 a week after he took office, that ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:14

US officials said ahead of the meeting that Trump would press Abbas to end payments to families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails. The hundreds of Palestinian hunger strikers are calling for more favorable prison conditions. For Israelis, he is a murderer and a terrorist who is serving five life sentences for his role in suicide bombings and attacks against Israelis that killed five people during the Second Intifada, or uprising, that began in 2000.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:15

Militant Palestinian group Hamas has elected a new leader , further hinting the organization is trying to soften its image. Thus, it will not engage Hamas in political dialogue until it renounces terrorism and recognizes the legitimacy of the State of Israel.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:14

The White House was warned in January that Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail, a top former official told lawmakers Monday, as the issue of the president's ties to Moscow returned to the spotlight.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:10

It had been in overall control or in coalitions in 18 councils but was kicked out of power in areas such as West Dunbartonshire, Aberdeen, where it lost half its seatsEdinburgh, where it had been in a ruling coalition with the SNP, and in South Lanarkshire.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:09

The official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song was detained on Saturday for suspected "hostile acts". Warmbier was arrested over the alleged theft of a propaganda poster and charged with "hostile acts against the DPRK". The so-called track two talks would be the first since US President Donald Trump took office in January and come at a time of tensions over North Korea's efforts to develop a nuclear missile that can hit the United States.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:12

The arrest of Kim Hak-Song means that the North now is holding four U.S. citizens, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile ambitions. North Korea on Tuesday reiterated its resolve to continue to fight against the United States as it marked the first anniversary of its leader being elected the chairman of the ruling party.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:07

NASA says its peak happens before dawn on May 6 when you'll be able to see about 30 meteors per hour! A second pass that took place on Tuesday had returned more of the same, with hardly anything to be found between Saturn's rings , and more questions remaining unanswered for scientists hoping to learn more about these rings and the area surrounding them.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:02

A federal district court judge in Washington State and a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit stopped the ban in its tracks - after a chaotic first few days at worldwide airports and a round of visa cancellations by the State Department.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:55

Obama showed off the conceptual designs for the center on Wednesday . The construction of the center is projected to be completed four years from now but the former president and former first lady's donation will happen this year in order to train young people to be ready to participate in the construction of the project when the time comes.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:52

That front will bring widespread rain and thunderstorms late Friday morning into Friday night . May see a slight increase of cloud cover by Wednesday and Thursday , but that's about it. Wednesday night will be mostly clear. Daytime highs will be in the mid and upper 60s. Lows overnight will be in the lower 60's. Monday .Sunny.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:52

And boss Pochettino conceded his side had let their opportunity slip as, for the second season running, they look set to come up short. Said Tottenham Manager Mauricio Pochettino after the loss to the Hammers. With Chelsea playing Middlesbrough on Monday night, the Lilywhites had the ideal opportunity to cut the gap to a solitary point and amp the pressure on the leaders.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:49

Trump renounced U.S. support for a Palestinian state and vowed to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem, breaking two tenets of U.S. policy held for decades. He's taking that as a challenge, and says: " Let's see if we can prove them wrong , OK?" Trump and Abbas were to spend much of the day together at the White House.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:41

Although all the scientists being dismissed are at the ends of their three-year terms, appointees to the board are generally not seen as political actors and usually have their terms renewed. Robert Richardson , one of the scientific counselors not reappointed to a second term, told AP that decision showed a fundamental misunderstanding of how the review board works.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:41

The Russian plan requires Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air force to halt flights over the designated areas of the war-torn country. Iran , Assad's other major ally, also backed it. No-fly zones have been a contentious issue in the Syrian conflict, now in its seventh year. The Russian-led deal "was concluded without the Syrian people" and "lacks the minimum basics of legitimacy", it said in a statement.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:36

Israel said the explosion was "consistent" with its policy, but it stopped short of confirming it was responsible. The blasts were reported at 4 a.m. The source said numerous arms are destined for an array of Iran-backed militias, led by Hezbollah, which have thousands of fighters engaged in some of the toughest fronts against Syrian rebels.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:30

The statement said: "The President wishes to assure all Nigerians that there is no cause for worry". On Friday, the government released images of his first public appearance in a week as he attended Friday prayers. Presidency spokesman Femi Adesina said the 74-year-old's doctors would determine how long he stayed in the British capital, where he spent almost two months undergoing treatment from mid-January.