by | August 05, 2017 | 14:39

Centcom's media operations Major Josh Jacques told The National "US forces are supporting regional Counterterrorism partners in ongoing operations in Yemen against AQAP". Yemen has been torn by a civil war in which the exiled government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, is trying to roll back gains made by the Iran-aligned Houthi group which controls most of northern Yemen, including the capital Sanaa.

by | August 05, 2017 | 14:31

In reality, virtually every political staffer, lawyer and military advisor in the President's inner circle would love it if he stayed away from Twitter, and that list nearly certainly includes Kelly. Kushner and Mr. Bannon. It has been reported that Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis, another retired four-star general, were frustrated earlier in Trump's presidency with the rollout of Trump's immigration and refugee ban.

by | August 05, 2017 | 14:22

Mr Turnbull assured the president he wasn't obliged to accept a single refugee under the deal, needing only to process them to hold up his end of the bargain. While Trump won the Republican primary there, he narrowly lost the state to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the general election. "I do not want to have more San Bernardinos or World Trade Centres", he said, according to the transcript.

by | August 05, 2017 | 14:10

The plane was being used in a flight initiation session organized by Aero-Club Switzerland, its spokesman confirmed. The flight was meant to be the highlight activity at the end of the week-long camp, where youngsters got the chance to ride in a plane after days spent learning about aviation.

by | August 05, 2017 | 14:10

To compensate for the added cost to insurers of the reduced cost-sharing, the federal governments makes payments directly to insurance companies. We got partway there with the ACA, with the percentage of uninsured dropping to 9 percent in 2015.

by | August 05, 2017 | 13:37

At his White House debut last Friday, Scaramucci addressed reports of a contentious relationship with Priebus, saying that they are like brothers who "rough each other up a little". He vows to be a fresh voice in the Trump administration, but in one way he is like numerous others: He is wealthy, with a vast and complicated array of assets.

by | August 05, 2017 | 13:21

Then Rouhani will be sworn in in Parliament. Khamenei also handed Rowhani the letter of appointment. This is ironic as Larijani previously said he believes the government does not derive its legitimacy from people's votes. Rouhani won a landslide victory on May 19 by garnering 57 per cent of the ballots. Rouhani has refrained from publicly challenging Khamenei in the way former Presidents Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Akbar Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami dared to do.

by | August 05, 2017 | 13:09

Thursday morning, the Washington Post published transcripts of Trump's phone conversations with Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . The first refugees are expected to depart for the United States in October, while Australia is likely to take about 30 people from Central America in coming months.

by | August 05, 2017 | 12:28

A UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's weapons program is set for this Saturday afternoon amid media reports that a US-drafted resolution proposing tougher sanctions will be discussed. North Korea claimed Warmbier lost consciousness due to sleeping pill, but USA doctors doubted those claims and said the 22-year-old student suffered "severe injuries to all areas" of his brain.

by | August 05, 2017 | 12:09

White nationalists have tried to separate the Statue of Liberty from Lazarus' poem, often emphasizing that Lazarus was Jewish. Miller's press conference ended up in a heated exchange with CNN's Jim Acosta over the history of the Statue Of Liberty, which left Stephen Colbert dumbfounded last night.

by | August 05, 2017 | 11:43

Pakistan on Friday named a hawkish foreign minister and a Hindu as a minister of state - the first one in 25 years - as new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi completed his team. According to analysts cited by Reuters, the size of the cabinet has been doubled keeping the upcoming generals in mind. The cabinet comprises 27 federal ministers and 16 state ministers.

by | August 05, 2017 | 11:31

According to Emergency Management BC , more than 7,000 people are still out of their homes as a result of 25 evacuation orders that are now in effect. Hot, dry and slightly windy conditions are expected to continue for the Cariboo and the southern parts of the province. He says controlled burns are an essential and effective tool for fighting wildfires and that while accidents do happen the vast majority of planned burns are successful.

by | August 05, 2017 | 11:26

Sen. Lamar Alexander , R-Tennessee, said this week the Senate health committee will hold bipartisan health care hearings on how to fix the individual market, CNN reports. Following the collapse of the latest attempt to repeal Obamacare in the Senate, a few administration critics have begun resorting to the "w" word - "weak".

by | August 05, 2017 | 11:00

The 22-year-old model and the 32-year-old footballer are expecting a baby together, and Georgina showed off her growing bump in a photoshoot with Spanish magazine Hola! "In Spain, the indication was to pay more to avoid having problems".

by | August 05, 2017 | 10:39

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments Wednesday reassuring North Korea that Washington isn't seeking regime change or an accelerated reunification of the Korean Peninsula - comments welcomed by China's foreign minister. In recent days North Korea's rhetoric has been as belligerent as ever, as Pyongyang cautioned Washington against trying restrict its missile and nuclear program.

by | August 05, 2017 | 10:37

The Philippines had lodged a case against China over the latter's sweeping claims in the region. In May, the Philippines and China held bilateral talks to discuss "sensitive" issues over the disputed sea. Once ASEAN's most vocal critic of China's conduct, the Philippines, under President Rodrigo Duterte, has put aside disputes in exchange for Chinese funding pledges of $24 billion.

by | August 05, 2017 | 10:31

The newly-imposed sanctions-a bill the White House actively worked against-is the first major legislative action of the Trump era, after Congress failed on several occasions to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Medvedev also warned that the USA establishment was preparing to remove President Donald Trump from power, who is like "a non-systemic player" in the political setup.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:53

On Thursday, The Washington Post published the transcripts of Mr. Trump's phone calls with both the Mexican president and the Australian prime minister. The Justice Department under Sessions is prosecuting a contractor in Georgia accused of leaking a classified government report to a media organization.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:51

The Chinese navy and two Japanese military ships aided in the search. The U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement Friday that after searching for the sailor, Lt. The Navy suspended its search for a missile sailor assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG-63) at 4 p.m. Japan Standard Time (3 a.m.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:51

During the encounter, a police jawan was also injured, but he is stable. Government on Saturday ordered closure of all schools and colleges in Baramulla and Sopore townships after the killing of three Lashkar militants. The incident took place when a joint cordon and search operation (CASO) was being conducted by the security forces. Security forces are ascertaining the identity of the killed terrorists.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:24

Mr Trump's presidency has been overshadowed by allegations that his campaign team colluded with Moscow during last year's USA presidential campaign in which he defeated Hillary Clinton. The Kremlin said Trump's formal approval did not "change anything" and no further retaliation was planned. It also targets companies in third countries with penalties for cooperating with Russian Federation on energy projects.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:10

Companies in New Mexico, Tennessee, North Dakota and Hawaii are asking for average increases of at least 20 percent, the report said . "So, as a result, there was a payment mechanism to go to the insurance companies to help them cover these people and to have reasonable deductibles", Love said.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:08

Somerville College senior treasury assistant Andrew Warren, 56, and Professor Wyndham Lathem, 42, were arrested in Oakland, California. Police in California arrested on Friday a Northwestern University professor from IL and an employee of Britain's Oxford University, who were both sought in connection with a fatal stabbing in Chicago last week, authorities said.

by | August 05, 2017 | 08:43

Although the damages were considerable, fortunately, the emergency units have revealed that no victims required medical assistance. "Cooling operations are underway", Dubai's official media office said via Twitter. In fact, the fire that spanned 50 of the 86 stories of the massive Torch Tower was all too familiar . Then it started calming down over the next two hours.

by | August 05, 2017 | 08:24

So far, 4 people have been charged with leaking classified material. Rosenstein would not comment on whether the leak crackdown is being undertaken in response to President Trump's concerns, but said that many across government share the President's views.