by | May 10, 2017 | 08:24

AFRICOM said in April that it was deploying to Somalia a few dozen USA soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division to train Somali National Army and African Union peacekeepers, a doubling of American special operations forces there, and that the deployment was planned before Trump took office.

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:19

Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh were originally sentenced in September 2013, but had appealed the decision. This sparked off loud clapping in the packed courtroom by relatives of the victim - whose identity is protected by law - and others.

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:21

Abbas made the remarks during a joint press conference with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier in the West Bank city of Ramallah . "We have renewed our commitment to justice-based peace and the United Nations resolutions to coexist with Israel , ' the Palestinian leader said today during a news conference in Ramallah ".

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:16

It comes after it emerged the party will contest fewer than ten of Scotland's 59 seats in next month's general election. The party's decision is a major boost for SNP depute leader Angus Robertson, who is facing a serious challenge from the Conservatives in his seat of Moray.

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:15

It wasn't immediately clear if there were any injuries. "We appreciate the patience of our passengers during this hard time", Yeager Airport Executive Director Terry Sayre said. He's urging drivers to avoid any roads in the area. It took off from an airport in Louisville at 5:41 a.m. Friday. The company contracts with UPS. Airport Director Terry Sayre said the airport will begin looking into the economic impact of the airport closing for 30 hours following the crash and how many passengers ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:12

China today hoped that Pakistan and Afghanistan can properly settle their differences, days after deadly border clashes between the two neighbours. Abdul Razeq, the police chief of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, added: "After negotiations, both sides have agreed that a geological survey should be conducted".

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:10

Flynn had done, and the Russians also knew that Gen. Flynn had misled the vice president and others", Yates said. CRUZ: In the over 200 years of the Department of Justice history are you aware of any instance in which the Department of Justice has formally approve the legality of a policy and 3 days later the attorney analyst directed the department not to follow that policy and to defy that policy? Lawmakers have long wanted to question Yates about her conversation in January ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:08

Militants have made efforts to bomb military convoys along this highway in the past. The Syrian border wall , which is 826 km long and created to stop migrants, fighters, and potential terrorists from entering Turkey, is now over two-thirds complete.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:58

Las Vegas police say Bahrampour is being held pending a court appearance on suspicion of starting two fires on Monday, May 8, 2017, at a Jewish synagogue in Las Vegas. "At this time, it appears the auto fire was intentionally set", Szymanski said, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal. They didn't call 911 because nothing was damaged, Szymanski wrote.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:59

The critical phrase, however, was included under the "ASEAN Community Vision 2025" heading of the final document. Asean also urged North Korea and all parties concerned "to exercise self-restraint in order to de-escalate the tension and refrain from actions that may aggravate the situation", adding its voice to growing worldwide alarm over the crisis involving the North and its rivals, led by the United States.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:57

George over the weekend continued spreading Monday after jumping a state highway not far from the center of their southeast Georgia community. He couldn't immediately say how many residents might be affected but says a temporary shelter has been opened in the gymnasium at the Folkston Elementary School.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:52

This is the latest into a term that a president has waited to travel outside the country since Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 . Trump will add the three stops to an already announced visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits in Brussels and Sicily later this month.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:50

Prince Philip still has scheduled appointments to make between now and his official retirement in August, many of them accompanying the Queen, and plans to fulfill those obligations. "'On behalf of the whole country, I want to offer our deepest gratitude and good wishes to His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh following today's announcement that he will stand down from public duties in the Autumn", she said in a statement.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:44

The resolution also criticised Israel's actions in Gaza and Bethlehem. "This is a vote against Israel, part of a systematic voting pattern", Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon said . Submitted to UNESCO's Executive Board by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, the resolution on "Occupied Palestine" will most likely pass, given the automatic anti-Israel majority in the 58-member body.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:43

Sevier works at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, the park said. "People in the camp said they saw him Wednesday morning, going out on a day hike, and he just hasn't been seen since", said National Park Service spokesman Scott Gediman, according to the Chronicle .

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:40

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were scheduled to speak by phone Tuesday, their first known conversation since the USA missile strikes on a Syrian air base that sparked new tensions between Washington and Moscow.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:41

A protestor facing off with the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas, Venezuela . Opposition demonstrators and riot police clash during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on May 3, 2017. There is a key difference: while Chavez enjoyed broad popularity following his 1998 election, Maduro faces slim odds at the ballot box and critics say he is calling the assembly precisely to avoid or delay free elections.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:36

Marchers included far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, who came in fourth in the first-round presidential vote. She also sought to puncture Macron's argument that he represents change, calling him Mr Hollande's lapdog, the candidate of "the caviar left".

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:38

Labor had a mixed night in Wales losing some important councils, including Blaenau Gwent and Bridgend, where the prime minister recently visited to boost the chances of a Tory candidate becoming MP. Voters often use local elections to punish the ruling party. But Ukip leader Paul Nuttall insisted his party was still "on the pitch" and that supporters would come back "in droves" when they saw Mrs May making concessions in Brexit negotiations.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:34

Nonetheless, increases over the past three years have failed to keep up with the country's triple digit inflation. The government party controls 20 states, but polls indicate the opposition would now win a majority of the states, given voter anger over the OPEC nation's brutal recession.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:32

Earlier this year, Seoul accused Pyongyang of using the chemical war agent VX to assassinate Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport, which led to calls in the U.S. No details about how the supposed plot was uncovered were given in the statement. But in a potential sign of an internal purge, it said that the ministry will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy the terrorists".

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:34

Greg Abbott's desk for final approval. The bill allows the state to withhold funding from local governments for acting as sanctuary cities. McManus and Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar believe the bill could compromise trust of law enforcement among undocumented immigrants , a community that is already wary of them.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:30

Having failed to trigger a referendum on his rule previous year, the opposition is calling for delayed state gubernatorial elections to be held as soon as possible, and for the next presidential election slated for 2018 to be brought forward.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:25

Scavino promised to share video of the conversation, which he said came via a November 9 phone call at 2:30 a.m. from longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin to Trump's then-campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway. "They had a very gracious exchange", Conway said of Clinton's concession call. Releasing the concession call, in this case, could reveal a particularly private moment, as not even Clinton supporters heard from her on the night of the election.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:26

Analysts predict that Comcast will post $1.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Verizon , the No. 1 USA wireless carrier, last month reported its first-ever quarterly loss in subscribers who pay a monthly bill, its most valuable customers.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:23

Dozens of people marched in Stockton on Monday in support of May Day, joining thousands of people nationwide demanding for what they called fairness for immigrants and in opposition of President Donald Trump's immigration plans. The first May Day protest was May 1, 1886, when USA workers went on strike in support of an eight-hour workday. Brenda Enriquez says she's participating in a protest for the first time because "Trump is threatening to kick us out".

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:16

I thought the extraordinary circumstances of Bill Clinton's tarmac visit with then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and the need to reassure the public of the completeness and impartiality of the investigation, justified Comey's equally extraordinary public explanations.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:01

Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office. "I wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors". Trump says, "The FBI is one of our Nation's most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement".

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:00

The Kushner family are in China raising funds for their Kushner 1 ( One Journal Square ) project in New Jersey with the help of Qiaowai, a Chinese company which connects United States developers with Chinese investors. citizenship for sale", according to the newspaper. In a funding measure Trump signed last week to keep the US government running through the end of September, there is money for additional border security, but not the wall.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:01

The bus was reported to have departed from a neighborhood with many Korean residents at around 9 head to the kindergarten, which was less than 50 minutes away. The other killed was the bus driver. Consular officers had been sent to the site, it said. They will provide support for relatives of the victims. The ministry said it also requested cooperation from the Weihai city government to figure out the cause of the accident and how to respond to it.

by | May 10, 2017 | 07:01

Until recently, at least, the ACLU lawyer said , Trump's campaign website included a December 2015 statement in which Trump called for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" until USA officials could "figure out what is going on", the ACLU lawyer said.

by | May 10, 2017 | 06:56

In the end, it was a comfortable win by Always Dreaming , trained by Todd Pletcher and jockeyed by John Velazquez with a finishing time of 2:03.59. Always Dreaming won Kentucky Derby 2017 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, May 6.

by | May 10, 2017 | 06:56

Maduro said he has triggered an article of the constitution that reforms all public powers, The Guardian reports , and he did this in order "to achieve the peace needed by the republic, defeat the fascist coup, and let the sovereign people impose peace, harmony, and true national dialogue".

by | May 10, 2017 | 06:56

In other words, something that more closely resembles the model of Trump's predecessor, former President Barack Obama, than unencumbered free-market capitalism. The President and Prime Minister Turnbull discussed the enduring bonds, deep friendship, and close alliance between the United States and Australia that have been critically important to the maintenance of regional and global peace and security.

by | May 10, 2017 | 06:50

Kushner stepped down as chief executive of Kushner Companies in January. The EB-5 programme has become more controversial as uptake began to surge in recent years, particularly among Chinese investors looking for a faster way to secure U.S.