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by | May 11, 2017 | 04:12

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) could challenge him in the next election. "It may be Pochanatas", Trump said of his potential re-election opponent. He took time to boast of his presidential victory, as well as mock all those who thought he didn't stand a chance.

by | May 11, 2017 | 04:07

Afghan officials called the high death toll "baseless" but said that several days of cross-border fighting had left two Afghan forces dead. Samim Khpalwak, spokesman for the governor of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, said the Pakistani census officials had strayed on to the Afghan side of the border and were attempting to count people living there.

by | May 11, 2017 | 04:09

An opponent to President Nicolas Maduro holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Maduro dictator ", referring to President Nicolas Maduro, at an opposition May Day march in Caracas , Venezuela, Monday, May 1, 2017. According to article 347 of Venezuela's constitution, the head of state can initiate a call to convene a national constituent assembly with the goal of "transforming the state".

by | May 11, 2017 | 04:09

Those results leave Weaver holding the balance of power. The numbers are in and the BC NDP has won the provincial election in a landslide with the BC Greens making a historical breakthrough in British Columbia. Smirk Aryan, director at RS Energy Group, said it was too soon to know what the results mean, because so much is still up in the air with a minority government.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:58

But his most high-profile order, a temporary ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries entering the United States, was twice blocked in U.S. "The first 100 days of my administration has been just about the most successful in our country's history", the real estate billionaire said in his weekly address on Friday, despite having called the 100-day milestone arbitrary, "a false standard".

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:48

Turnout also tends to be much lower at local elections , and with multiple candidates from the same party, there is often a split vote. Labour slumped to become the third largest party in Scotland's town halls, and it was kicked out of power in its Glasgow heartland for the first time in nearly 40 years.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:49

The Palestinian foreign ministry welcomed the declaration, calling it "a victory for global law". UNESCO - the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation - passed a resolution called "Occupied Palestine" by a vote of 22-10, with 26 countries abstaining or absent, on Tuesday.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:47

He also noted that Democrats effusively praised Rod Rosenstein, the new deputy attorney general, who made the direct recommendation to have Comey removed. Getting rid of the dude who's investigating you is a classic Nixon move, and it's no wonder that hundreds (thousands?) of Trump's opponents and purported allies, including many in Congress, made the immediate connection .

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:43

That's the job Comey has been doing ever since Donald Trump got elected and that's the job Trump fired him for. Legal experts said Trump's dismissal of Comey does not mean the FBI's Russian Federation investigation will be disrupted or end, since career FBI staffers can continue the probe even as the search for a new director begins.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:40

No other details, such as the type of missile, were given and the ministry said the test was conducted in recent days and achieved the intended result. The THAAD system is created to intercept and destroy short and medium-range ballistic missiles during their final phase of flight. It said the test was created to boost the military's capacity to fight threats to national security.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:36

Moon also pledged to strengthen the alliance with Washington, expressing an eagerness for an early summit meeting with President Donald Trump, whose military posturing and diplomatic overtures toward the North in recent weeks have both rattled and confused South Koreans.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:36

On Thursday in a rare public address Jared Kushner, H.R. McMaster, and Dina Powell shared the details behind President Trump's first foreign visit which will include a trip to Israel , Saudi Arabia, and the Vatican . Former President Barack Obama had already made three foreign trips by the same point in his first term, visiting nine countries. The president will finish his visit with what White House officials called a "historic" trip to the Vatican .

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:36

He said that he would even be willing to visit Pyongyang under the right circumstances. Moon's election could add volatility to relations with Washington, given his questioning of the THAAD deployment, but was not expected to significantly change the alliance, a US official said.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:18

That's the group of people who ignore politics for four years, aren't huge fans of the Liberals but will show up at the polling station to make sure the NDP doesn't get in. Richard Johnston, a political scientist at the University of British Columbia, said he doesn't expect negotiations on the possible framework of a minority government to start until after the final results are known.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:16

In short, this is basically what happened last month: president Trump made a few tweets condemning North Korea in mid-April and also claimed to have sent the USS Carl Vinson strike group to the coast of the Korean peninsula. Therefore, the Swedish Embassy in North Korea is responsible of being the US Protecting Power. "The US can not attack us first", the ambassador said.

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:07

The group representing the families of the girls said they were awaiting direct confirmation from the government. President Buhari has not hidden his willingness to "bend over backwards" to secure the release of the girls. Two others walked into freedom on their own, making 105 girls out of the Boko Haram clutches. "On behalf of all Nigerians, I will like to share my joy with you, your parents, your relatives, friends and the Government of Borno State on regaining your freedom".

by | May 11, 2017 | 03:01

Greenwood was a father, with 5-year-old Kayla at home, and his wife, Stacey, pregnant with twin boys. Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in a week, ending a frantic schedule caused by the looming expiration of the state's supply of lethal injection drugs.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:57

German chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) leader in North Rhine-Westphalia Armin Laschet (C-R) stand on stage during a CDU campaign rally for state elections in North Rhine-Westphalia on May 5, 2017 in Bonn, western Germany.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:55

The latest operations make it harder than ever to flee for the few hundred IS fighters estimated to remain in Mosul . IS has been trying to defend the city of Mosul , its last major stronghold in the country, against a massive six-month-old offensive.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:52

South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in has taken the oath of office and begun his five-year term. Throughout the two-month campaign that followed, nearly all the candidates pledged to end or combat decades of cozy relations between the government and big business.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:43

Netanyahu referred to the pro-Israel votes as "one point of light". Sweden was the only European nation to vote in favour of the resolution, which criticised in particular Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem after occupying it in 1967, a move never recognized by the global community.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:30

But this sparked ire from Turkey , which regards the YPG as the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which since 1984 has waged an insurgency inside Turkey , leaving tens of thousands dead. "We have many reasons to be very frustrated with the Turks, but Ankara has a justified reason for being infuriated by our support for the YPG ". The YPG militia says the decision is "historic" and a "sign of confidence" in the group, in a statement released Wednesday.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:30

Yisrael Katz, Israel's intelligence minister, strongly suggested Israeli forces carried out the attack. He also called one of the cargo flights, a Qeshm Fars Air Boeing 747, especially suspicious because the airline stopped operating in 2013, only to resume flights to Damascus three weeks ago.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:26

President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday with Vladimir Putin's top diplomat at the White House, officials say, marking the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russian Federation of the American leader's young presidency. "I'm not concerned at all about the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance and the relations between our nations". "We will work together, we'll work out any of the concerns".

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:22

Voters turned out on Thursday (May 4) to elect thousands of local-level government seats throughout Scotland and across parts of England and Wales, as well as a handful of newly created regional posts. Theresa May's party advanced throughout the country, with spectacular gains in Scotland and in traditional Labour heartlands in England. The SNP also lost control of the city of Dundee, one of the few places that backed breaking away from the United Kingdom in a 2014 plebiscite.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:11

According to the Times Of India , He said: "I'm resigning from the primary membership with a heavy heart". Internal sources revealed that Bhagwant Mann's drinking problem had kept party's senior leadership from granting him the role, however, Mann has been asked to go through rehabilitation.

by | May 11, 2017 | 02:07

Some of the fresh horses that are being considered for the Preakness include Conquest Mo Money, who was second in the Arkansas Derby; Senior Investment, victor of the Lexington Stakes; Multiplier, victor of the Illinois Derby; and Cloud Computing, third in the Wood Memorial.

by | May 11, 2017 | 01:59

Haniyeh's election comes shortly after Hamas unveiled a new, allegedly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's global isolation. Ismail Haniya , a longtime leader of Hamas in Gaza , was Saturday officially named the senior leader of the militant group, which has been trying to soften its public image as it jockeys for influence in the Palestinian territories and internationally.

by | May 11, 2017 | 01:59

Sources in AAP had earlier revealed that Vishwas was upset with the party because he was not named as its star campaigner in Punjab, but he continues to play a critical role in campaigning. He also asked the councillors "not to betray the party". The rift within AAP is palpable after the election results. Kejriwal's ex-colleagues did not stay far behind in rubbishing his allegations.

by | May 11, 2017 | 01:42

A key meeting of White House advisers to discuss the Paris climate change agreement will not take place on Tuesday as scheduled earlier, the media reported . Several former Obama administration officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to recognize that the Paris agreement is not overly constraining and that even with their pro-fossil fuel policies, they can live with it.

by | May 11, 2017 | 01:42

Coulter, one America's best-known and most polarizing conservative political pundits, cast blame on two conservative student groups that withdrew their sponsorship for the event following their clash with university officials. The school suggested the speech be given May 2 - but school is not in session that day, so Coulter and the YAF opposed that idea. When questioned, BCR representatives and Harmeet Dhillon refused to tell Conatus News who was funding the lawsuit, or if it was being ...

by | May 11, 2017 | 01:21

While speaking to Washington Examiner's Salena Zito , Trump said the whole Civil War could have been avoided if only the USA had a better negotiator at the time and not someone like Abraham Lincoln, who Trump thought was not up to the task.

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:31

He spoke to the US Congress, saying that North Korea can possibly attack either US, Japan or South Korea once they can. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Mr McMaster said it was important "for all of us to confront this regime, this regime that is pursuing the weaponisation of a missile with a nuclear weapon".

by | May 10, 2017 | 08:27

Both uniformed and plain-clothed police were stationed every meter (yard) or so along Francis' motorcade route on Saturday, and cars and taxis were prevented from stopping. Earlier in the day, Pope Francis, during his homily, had prayed for the "courage of forgiveness and the courage of helping those who fall". He then was received by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, at the Ittihadiya Presidential Palace in Cairo.

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.