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by | May 10, 2017 | 05:47

At least eight civilians were killed, according to officials - seven on the Pakistani side, and one on the Afghan side - and dozens wounded before the fighting near the Chaman border crossing subsided late Friday afternoon, officials said. He said Afghan border forces targeted civilians even though they had been informed about the on-going census exercise. "As a close neighbor to both Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Chinese side hops that the two sides will properly address the relevant ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:45

However, he did not comment on classified matters. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was sacked by Trump in January, also testified in front of the senate Monday. "That's completely contrary to what they told me earlier", Graham said about the answers in the above link. The White House kept Flynn on staff for 18 days before he was ultimately dismissed by Trump, raising questions about why the then-national security adviser continued to hold such a high-profile position despite ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:45

Britain was also warned that negotiations would be tough. Her comments came as the other 27 European Union leaders agreed their final negotiating guidelines , including an insistence on a "phased" approach which would put the rights of European Union citizens and the disputed "divorce bill" as part of the first tranche of issues to be dealt with before trade talks begin.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:37

Gardner. The US and South Korean governments did not comment on the allegations, but experts were sceptical about the claim. Kim Hak-song also majored in agriculture at a university in Yanbian, China, and two years ago went to Pyongyang, according to David Kim.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:33

Time will tell if this possible line of inquiry goes anywhere, but shortly before becoming president, Trump told reporters , "I have no deals that could happen in Russian Federation, because we've stayed away". "They are attuned, it seems, more to defending the president than to taking care of national security business in an appropriate way", Whitehouse said.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:31

A misdemeanor charge was established for sheriffs, police chiefs, and constables who violate the law. Governor Greg Abbott broadcast the signing of the bill on Facebook live on Sunday. The Republican governor of Texas has signed into law a measure to ban " sanctuary cities " in the state, after months of US President Donald Trump's crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:30

Moon was the clear favorite as conservative forces struggled to regroup after the huge corruption scandal ended Park Geun-hye's presidency. "I gave all my body and soul (to the election) to the very end", Moon, 64, told reporters Tuesday after casting his ballot in Seoul.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:30

The rhetoric echoes the approach taken by Ed Miliband, who led Labour to defeat in the last general election in 2015 - despite being neck and neck in the polls in the weeks before that vote. The image of Jones on the war memorial was first tweeted on Saturday May 6 by Croydon Momentum - the local branch of the controversial group which helped get Jeremy Corbyn elected.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:28

On Friday, President Donald Trump extended the controversial EB-5 program that allows visas to be fast-tracked in exchange for investment in USA properties. Chinese investors were apparently told they could get a US visa if they ponied up $500,000. Another speaker at the Beijing conference told the audience to invest soon, in case the Trump administration changes rules for visas, according to the Washington Post .

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:28

Ahok told the court he would appeal the ruling. Indonesia's top Christian politician has been convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to two years in prison. Approximately 15,000 police and military personnel were deployed in case clashes broke out between Ahok supporters and opponents. Andreas Harsono, an Indonesia researcher at Human Rights Watch, told the Guardian the verdict was "a sad day for Indonesia".

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:26

The right-wing U.K. Independence Party, whose animosity to the European Union helped drive Britain out of the bloc, failed to hold a single seat in early counting, as voters switched to the Conservatives now that UKIP's main goal has been achieved.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:22

Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall, representing President Trump , argued that the court should not second-guess the president's national security decisions because of comments made on the campaign trail. "TRUMP STATEMENT ON PREVENTING MUSLIM IMMIGRATION" had disappeared by Monday afternoon. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was quizzed Monday by ABC News as to why the language calling for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the us was still on the campaign ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:08

Leo Shane III covers Congress, Veterans Affairs and the White House for Military Times . That's because the Senate is expected to pass their own version of the bill, complicating the law making process. Stephanopoulos asked Ryan if he believed that Republicans would suffer in the 2018 midterm elections. President Donald Trump's chief of staff says that after the Senate passes its version and the two chambers settle on a final compromise, voters will embrace Republicans for giving them ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:05

Putting the carrier into water marked progress in China's efforts to design and build a domestic aircraft carrier, state-run Xinhua news agency has said . "New Delhi should perhaps be less eager to speed up the process of building aircraft carriers in order to counter China's growing sway in the Indian Ocean, and focus more on its economy", it said.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:00

Over the last eight years, an uprising by Boko Haram has left more than 200,000 people dead and 2.6 million forced from their homes. "For parents and families whose children remain in captivity, we urge them to take solace with fact that government is doing everything possible to ensure the safe return of the remaining schoolgirls".

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:02

A former Indonesia governor was sentenced Tuesday to two years in jail for insulting the Quran during his re-election campaign last year. Ronny Talampessy, a lawyer for the Indonesian capital's minority Christian governor, Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama , says Ahok has been taken to a prison in Jakarta following a court's decision to sentence him to two years in jail for blaspheming the Quran .

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:54

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives scored big gains in local election results Friday — an auspicious sign for the party ahead of a national election next month, and bad news for rivals on both the pro-EU left and the Euroskeptic right.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:51

The Trump administration argued the ban did not violate the Constitution because Trump "made it clear he was not talking about Muslims all over the world". Obama warned Trump, then president-elect, not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Flynn, a former Obama aide said.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:53

President Donald Trump says if he's unable to renegotiate a long-standing free trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, then he'll terminate the pact. Instead, he said the deal will be renegotiated. At the end of the day Wednesday, President Enrique Pena Nieto called Trump, and the two leaders spoke for about 20 minutes.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:53

With KL Rahul out of contention, recovering post-surgery, the BCCI appears to have played it safe in picking out of form Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan as the two openers. On the contrary, he said that India played well under pressure and managed to win matches. There are no surprises in the squad but a lot of youngsters who have performed well lately in the domestic season as well as IPL have not been included.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:44

The group is seeking independence for the Sistan-Baluchestan province in Iran and claimed to have killed the troops using "long-range guns" fired from inside Pakistan. This is not the first time Iran has threatened to stage unilateral strikes in Pakistan. Iran has warned Pakistan that Tehran would hit militant bases inside the neighboring country if Islamabad does not confront Sunni insurgents who carry out cross-border attacks.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:41

Ahmad al-Masalmeh, who is based in the southern province of Daraa that borders Jordan, said there were six breaches in the province when government forces shelled opposition-held areas. Despite several rounds of United Nations -mediated negotiations in Geneva, the government and opposition remain at odds over President Bashar Assad's future role in Syria.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:38

I attended Marine Le Pen's last rally in the presidential election and spoke to many of her supporters; while the overwhelming majority were working class, a lot of them were former Sarkozy voters, not left-wing voters. Macron's team has expressed confidence he can win an outright majority of 289 seats, despite the electorate being split four ways between the centre, the right, the far-right and the left.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:36

Speaking to supporters Tuesday at a rally on Seoul's historic Gwanghwamun Square - the site of mass protests that helped eject Park - Moon said he would be a "president for the people". He has advocated for resuming dialogue with North Korea while maintaining pressure and sanctions, opposing Park, who cut off all ties with the nation.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:35

On Monday, Paxton filed a lawsuit on Texas' behalf in a USA district court seeking to have the law, known as Senate Bill 4, declared constitutional, calling it "a vital step in securing our borders". Local jurisdictions may also face a fine of up to $25,000 for each day they violate the ban. The Austin police department. however, joined others in their disagreement with SB4.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:30

That means the president will head to the G7 summit in Italy at the end of May amid continued global uncertainty over whether the United States will remain in the emissions-cutting deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration. But other top aides, including senior adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , have warned of diplomatic fallout from a full withdrawal.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:33

USA tourist Otto Warmbier is serving 15 years imprisonment with hard labor over the theft of a political propaganda poster in January 2016 and Kim Dong Chul , a Korean-American businessman, is serving 10 years on espionage charges. "He worked as a farmer", Kim's wife said. While the Chinese have acted to halt North Korean coal imports temporarily and the Trump administration has struck a conciliatory tone with China to gain further cooperation, the United States should be under no illusions ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:29

The rise came after steep falls last week on the back of ongoing high supplies from countries that aren't participating in the cuts, including the USA where output is soaring. Energy Information Administration said. New York's NYMEХ (New York Merchantile Exchange) is a United States futures market founded in 1882. The post Oil prices rise on expectations of output cut extension appeared first on Vanguard News.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:29

Discretion, moderation and mutual respect needed", Efe news reported. The PM told press outside Downing Street on Wednesday: "Britain's negotiating position has been misrepresented in the continental press. His remarks came hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis said "the line was crossed" when further stories appeared suggesting that Britain would be hit with an exit bill of 100 billion euro (£84.5 billion) - almost double the previous estimates.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:19

Trump responded with an angry tweet , aimed at Yates, accusing her of leaking the details of Flynn's conversations. "We felt like the vice president and others were entitled to know that the information that they were conveying to the American people wasn't true".

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:22

In a string of heated West Wing gatherings, aides have aired deep differences over the climate agreement, which President Barack Obama's administration brokered and which every nation except Syria and Nicaragua has signed onto. Trump not to dismantle the accord in a phone call on Monday. "President Macron emphasized the importance of the Paris Agreement". Ted Halstead, president of the Climate Leadership Council, said that "there is a almost unanimous position on the part of big business".

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:16

Once the Trump administration gives its official notice to Congress, it triggers 90 days of consultation with industry and lawmakers before it can officially start trade talks. "Clearly, this uncertainty is a significant issue for both Canada and for Mexico". Even more worrisome, he said , is that the policy "also enables Canada to dump excess dairy proteins onto world markets, posing a larger and longer-term threat to USA dairy farmers relying on overseas milk powder sales".

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:15

White House officials didn't have access to the documents for another seven days (but even after that, still did nothing). But senior Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials knew otherwise. When Graham pressed if he later found a concern, Clapper said , "Sen". He asked to see the "underlying evidence" that Flynn had, in fact, lied. Yet she admitted that since she was dismissed three days later for refusing to defend the Trump administration's new immigration ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:11

Yates said Trump's travel ban, which targeted several Muslim-majority counties, was "unlawful", and added , "All arguments have to be based on truth". Flynn was sacked as head of military intelligence by the Obama administration in 2014 amid questions about his management style and reports of insubordination.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:11

While breastfeeding has been allowed in the Senate since 2003, Ms Waters successfully extended the rules past year to include caring for an infant while on the Parliament floor. It followed another historic achievement in the Senate on Tuesday morning, with the swearing-in of new independent senator Lucy Gichuhi, the first black African member of the Australian parliament.