by | May 10, 2017 | 02:01

The Austin police department issued a statement saying it's reviewing the language of the newly approved law. "What else does someone have to base it on?" That's out the window, Wilkison said, as officers now will have to make immigration status a priority.

by | May 10, 2017 | 02:04

Abbott argues that the law will make communities safer, but every major police chief in Texas opposes it. The Secretary of Foreign Relations on Monday said in a statement that the Texas law signed by Republican Gov. But if the law goes into effect, she said that she will have to change her policies. This is a law that the legislature has reasonably passed that basically says cities, counties can not prohibit law enforcement from asking about immigration status.

by | May 10, 2017 | 02:01

The Secretary of Foreign Relations on Monday said in a statement that the Texas law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott "criminalizes even more the phenomenon of immigration". The renewed focus on "sanctuary cities" comes as President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have vowed to strip funding from local governments that have policies that are created to limit cooperation with or involvement in federal immigration enforcement actions.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:50

Tensions have mounted in recent weeks over Pyongyang's push to develop missiles capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental USA, with the North issuing open threats and Washington suggesting military options were being considered.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:46

He quipped, "Russia did, without doubt and with little outcome, deploy resources and tactics to disrupt America's presidential election - to undermine Hillary Clinton, and to help Trump's campaign". Graham's interest is notable, because Republicans have largely ignored the financial entanglements between Trump and Russian Federation. During his briefing Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he welcomed Graham's inquiry and denied that the President has any financial ties to ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:42

The authorities warned that severe storms potentially packing heavy winds, hail and tornadoes could hit parts of the mid-Atlantic and north-eastern USA by late yesterday. "We were in that little room and we heard, we felt the sucking feeling, I mean the pressure, coming in the room", said owner Reagan Sumner. In Northern Arkansas, where massive flooding caused multiple road closures, the 10-year-old girl died after being swept away by an overflowing river.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:45

Doug Parr, policy Director at Greenpeace UK, said: "It has always been accepted that better energy efficiency is the cheapest way to cut bills, yet programmes to make homes warmer and healthier have fallen to their lowest levels in many years under Conservative Prime Ministers".

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:40

I will never join the BJP and I am not in touch with any BJP leader. "When they are defeated, they question the democracy. I have not done this kind of work ever", Jain said. Jain has also chose to file a defamation suit against Mishra for accusing him and Kejriwal of misappropriating funds. Ousted AAP MLA Asim Ahmed Khan has launched a scathing attack against Kejriwal saying that he was expelled from the party when he refused to fulfill Kejriwal's demand of Rs 5 crore.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:39

Toronto was dictating the game as Cleveland was playing like a team enjoying a 2-0 series lead. DeRozan scored 21 points in the first half of Game 3 to lift the Raptors to a 52-49 lead at intermission. Lowry was a game-time decision before Game 3 on Friday, and he was officially ruled active prior to tipoff. The Cavaliers tied the game at 60 on Love's 3-pointer with 7:13 to play in the third.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:40

Thailand is mostly Buddhist, but parts of the south are majority Muslim. The first device was packed inside a motorcycle in a auto park, said police officers, spreading panic among shoppers. Another suspicious object was found at the Diana department store in Muang district, though nothing unsafe was detected, police said. After the blasts, security checkpoints were set up along all the routes around Pattani to look for suspects involved in the bomb attack.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:31

Michael Flynn could be blackmailed. Yates is expected to testify that she warned McGahn that Flynn's contacts - and the discrepancies between what the White House said happened on the calls and what actually occurred - had left him in a compromised position, according to a person familiar with her expected statements.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:30

He was wearing a jacket, but no bathing suit, and struck some of the party-goers as "eerie", Griffin told The Times. "What started as a celebration of a friend's birthday turned into a tragedy of epic proportions for all those in attendance".

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:30

Villages straddling the frontier have mosques and houses with one door in Pakistan and another in Afghanistan. Four soldiers were among the wounded in the attack in the border town of Chaman in Baluchistan province, Pakistan army spokesman Maj.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:27

It is unclear if he was on an outing with friends or on duty as a guide. Le Dauphine newspaper reported that the victims were cross-country skiers who got caught up in the snow slide in the Parc national de la Vanoise at around 10am (local time) on Tuesday.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:22

Russian Federation is also plagued more directly by Islamic terror carried out by groups from the mostly-Muslim caucus regions. Russia's defence ministry denied on Tuesday that a Russian serviceman had been captured and executed by the Islamic State group in Syria, Russian news agencies reported.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:17

The revelation came after interviews with a host of former USA officials, most of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to discuss sensitive national security information. The rest focused on Yates and her testimony about Michael Flynn . But between the information she disclosed and the behavior of the President of the United States following the hearing, it's clear that this scandal is far from over - and that is, as Maddow said on Monday, "very, very bad news for this White ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:19

The plot was exposed with the arrest of a German lieutenant, Franco A, who was found to be posing as a Syrian refugee in order to carry out a shooting attack targeting left-wing politicians. Chancellor Angela Merkel defended the minister on Tuesday. She has since apologised for her blanket criticism, following scandals including sexual abuse and hazing at another military base.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:18

Drayton Manor said it had closed the Splash Canyon ride after the accident. Superintendent Carl Ratcliffe said: "Specially trained officers are supporting the girl's family at this time". The theme park's website states the ride, which opened in 1993, features up to 21 boats, each with up to six people in. Anyone under 1.1m must be accompanied by an adult.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:11

Ms Davidson spent the day campaigning in Gordon, where former SNP leader Alex Salmond is the SNP's candidate. It is understood that Conservative campaign plans have been altered to spend more money and deploy more resources in areas that were previously not expected to be within its grasp.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:10

To break the deadlock, the Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties voted Thursday for a new speaker of parliament. Such unpreparedness is symptomatic after the building has been an end point for daily protests against the new parliament majority, which started after former Prime Minister Gruevski asked "the people to defend their country" back in February.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:08

Vladeck said the Supreme Court may be more willing to hear the case if there's a split among the appeals courts. The 13 judges of the USA 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 10 of whom are Democratic appointees, must decide whether Trump's revised executive order is a valid effort to protect the nation's security or an unconstitutional scheme to keep out Muslims.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:08

Nine people were killed on the spot and five more died after being taken to nearby hospitals. At least 14 people were killed, including 11 children, and scores more were injured in an explosion at a house where fireworks were stored in central Mexico's Puebla state, authorities said on Tuesday.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:06

The increased raids, usually involving drone strikes, by the USA forces followed a broader role granted by the Obama administration earlier previous year. Journalists have been prevented from reaching the blast site, but Salvin said fighting was still ongoing in the area. Despite the losses with the Taliban, ISIS-K has proven to be a worthy opponent for their jihadi rival, considered the strongest group in Afghanistan.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:05

He was immediately transferred to jail and authorities said his deputy would take over running Jakarta for the final few months of his term. The government has been criticised for not doing enough to protect religious minorities but Widodo had urged restraint over the trial and called for all sides to respect the legal process.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:00

He added that basic details were still unclear, including who specifically would ensure the zones were "safe" and exactly which groups would be kept out of them. "There will be no presence by any worldwide forces supervised by the United Nations ", al-Moallem said Monday. Meanwhile, the US continued its airstrikes against radical Islamic terrorists operating in Syria and Iraq.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:02

However, all eyes are on the further actions that U.S. would take against North Korea . Condemning the launch, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga said: " North Korea's ballistic missile launch is a violation of UN Security Council resolutions".

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:59

The Vix, Wall Street's "fear gauge", hit 9.57 points, the lowest since late 2006, a day after closing at its lowest level in over two decades. This was highlighted by Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, better known as the Vix or Fear Index, falling to its lowest level since 1993 on Monday.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:01

Meanwhile, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the USA should keep a "seat at the table" and presidential adviser/daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner are pro-Paris. Luxury jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. made a rare political move for its traditionally nonpolitical brand on Tuesday, taking to social media with a direct plea to President Donald Trump.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:58

There were no major revelations during over three hours of testimony. Mr Trump fired Flynn, a retired general, in February for failing to disclose talks with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about U.S. Yates stressed that one of the reasons why the DOJ chose to notify McGahn was because the Russians were aware of Flynn's conduct, including that Flynn had misled Pence and that she had not accused Pence of "knowingly providing false information to the American people".

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:57

Trump last week said he would meet be "honored" to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "under the right circumstances". US President Donald Trump has vowed to stop North Korea developing a nuclear missile that can hit the United States.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:49

Trump made the top image on his Twitter page a photo of House Republicans celebrating passing the American Health Care Act, superimposed with a tweet the president had sent earlier that day about congressional testimony from former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on the subject of collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:49

But a high number of blank or spoiled votes and unusually low turnout are signs of an electorate dissatisfied with its choices. Those are the main messages from Macron's victory and they were reflected in the reactions from Europe on Sunday.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:48

The media implied that Hamas , which has been designated as a terrorist organization by many countries and global organizations, now accepts Israel as a legitimate state. The group reaffirmed that it would not recognise israel, renounce violence or recognise previous interim israeli-palestinian peace deals - the west's long-standing conditions for dealing with hamas .

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:29

It is a move that has always been under consideration at the Pentagon but has been delayed due to strong opposition from American NATO ally Turkey. The Turkish government considers the YPG to be an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party, known by the acronym PKK, that has conducted terrorist attacks inside Turkey.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:28

He also said , "every day in which Jerusalem is under occupation is an offense to us", and called upon hundreds of Muslims to visit al-Aqsa Mosque. Speaking in Istanbul to the International Forum on Al-Quds Waqfs, a conference aimed at promoting Palestinian economic development, Erdogan said that about 26,000 Turks visited Jerusalem a year ago.