by | August 23, 2017 | 20:28

I "believe in him", Maduro said of the Pope; he pointedly remarked that he would not say the same about the Venezuelan hierarchy or even the Vatican Secretariat of State. Maduro has called for military drills next weekend as a show of strength after Trump's threat. The Trump administration has already imposed sanctions on Maduro and members of his government and Washington has indicated that it is prepared to go further.

by | August 23, 2017 | 20:15

Despite Breitbart's effort to get in touch with pop culture, it's one, er, spin too late. "If people want to know our thinking, they don't need to judge us on illicitly obtained comments that were meant to be private, they can simply read our front page", Marlow wrote.

by | August 23, 2017 | 20:12

European judges will continue to have jurisdiction over United Kingdom law for several years after Britain leaves the bloc, officials have admitted. The latest in a wave of position papers will argue that from March 2019, the United Kingdom will no longer come "directly" under the remit of the Courts of Justice for the European Union , which comprises the European Court of Justice (ECJ ), the General Court and the European Civil Service Tribunal.

by | August 23, 2017 | 19:53

Mexico and Canada on Wednesday dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to scrap NAFTA, describing it as a negotiating tactic created to gain an advantage during talks to update one of the world's biggest trading blocs. The trade group represents Detroit automakers General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The pact has been in effect since 1994.

by | August 23, 2017 | 19:50

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center on September 14, 2015, in Dallas, Texas. Trump was initially defiant when some business leaders indicated they would leave the councils. When more business leaders left, Trump pulled the plug.

by | August 23, 2017 | 19:41

But music mogul Simon appeared to have forgotten that fact as he quipped about her relationship status on Tuesday's episode. Simon was critiquing a contestant when he began using a simile, comparing his performance to Mel B's honeymoon.

by | August 23, 2017 | 19:00

The Pinoy swordsmen brought home four silvers and two bronzes from the Singapore biennial meet after their sport was dropped from the Myanmar edition in 2013. It was then left to Lim to create a big enough gap for anchor swimmer Quah to turn the final leg into a contest between Singapore and the existing record.

by | August 23, 2017 | 18:44

Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is on a visit to Baghdad, made the remarks on Wednesday at a press conference with his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim al-Ja'afari. A delegation representing Iraq's ruling Shi'ite coalition may meet Kurdish politicians again next week to try to convince them to delay or cancel the referendum plan, a negotiator told Reuters on Monday evening.

by | August 23, 2017 | 18:39

Under fire for saying " both sides " were to blame for the violence between white supremacists and left-wing counter protesters in Virginia on August 12, Trump accused television networks of ignoring his calls for unity in the aftermath.

by | August 23, 2017 | 18:10

But pigs were reared for meat on her farm: "You can't keep them as pets". "I wanted to thank [the firefighters]", she said. "I..." In order to "thank" the firefighters, the farm manager gave the team sausages. "What if these firefighters had "saved" a human child or a dog?" The firefighters didn't cause their deaths - they just hastened it a bit. A spokeswoman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) criticized the incident, telling BBC News the piglets were "no better ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:58

A day before Trump was to make public his plans for Afghanistan and the region, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson telephoned Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi but little was made public as to what was exchanged between the two, except that viewpoints on America's new strategy regarding South Asia was the focal point of the conversation.

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:31

Railway Board Chairman A K Mittal on Wednesday also tendered his resignation. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take a decision on whatever request the railway minister has made". "Hon'ble PM has asked me to wait", Mr Prabhu tweeted as yet another derailment took place early this morning after saturday's Kalinga Utkal express accident.

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:32

Sand asked the judge to order the Iowa sentence be served concurrently with the term Tipton is handed next month in Wisconsin, stemming from a guilty plea there to felony charges he rigged a lottery in 2007. Tipton was arrested for the fraud along with his brother in 2015. "It is hard to even say that, with all the people I know behind me, that I hurt".

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:34

He said more people were believed to be inside the rubble. An official with an global aid organisation confirmed to AFP that at least 30 people had been killed in a series of strikes on the capital. "This coalition supports Yemen's internationally-recognized, exiled leader Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi". Despite the mounting death toll, Saudi Arabia has maintained it is working within the frameworks of global law, and its United Nations mission said there "no justification whatsoever" for ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:20

In 2008 after hearing evidence over six months, an inquest jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing, saying driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi shared the blame for the deaths of Diana and her lover. Maddy responds: 'I was inspired by what your mum did, ' to which William replies: 'We need to be matter-of-fact about it, and not hide it in the dark where it festers'.

by | August 23, 2017 | 16:57

Sources told Reuters China was also pressuring its iron ore traders to stop buying the commodity from North Korea, tightening the screws on Pyongyang even before sanctions. In recent years, Washington in theory should have learned that for us the language of sanctions is unacceptable, and the solutions to real problems are only hindered by such actions.

by | August 23, 2017 | 16:47

While avoiding naming the senator directly, Trump lashed out at Flake during his rally in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday evening, saying "Nobody knows who the hell he is" and that he is "weak on borders, weak on crime". "I welcome President Trump to Arizona and look forward to hearing how we can secure our border". Unfortunately for Flake, he is only sports an 18 percent approval rating , and is particularly unpopular among more right-wing Republicans, which could endanger his standing in the ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 16:22

Trump warned Pyongyang's escalating missile tests would be met with the "fire and fury" of nuclear war, while Kim responded by saying he was "examining" an attack on US military bases on its Pacific territory of Guam. President Donald Trump has pressed China to do more to persuade its ally North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. Kirakosyan claimed in an interview with TASS on August 22 that he never made any deals with North Korea, although he talked with ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 15:11

Tal Afar , a longtime Daesh stronghold, is the latest objective in the war following the recapture of Mosul after a nine-month campaign that left much of that city in ruins. Russia-supported Syrian troops have nearly entirely encircled IS in Syria's central desert region, and the jihadists are also facing twin assaults from the Lebanese army and Shiite movement Hezbollah on the Lebanon-Syrian border.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:56

Alabama is No. 1 in the AP poll, followed by Ohio State , Florida State , USC and Clemson . Starting the season ranked in the top 20 is familiar territory for the Georgia football team the past five years. The same is true of Florida State-Clemson. The Hurricanes, who haven't named a starting quarterback for their September 2 season opener against Bethune-Cookman, are ranked in the preseason poll for the first time since 2010.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:56

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman David Freese is not starting on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Despite his impressive stretch, Hill has only completed the sixth inning once in his past four starts. Pirates: Trevor Williams (5-6, 4.71 ERA) will face the Dodgers for the second time in his career. In each of his previous four appearances, and in 10 of his previous 11, he surrendered fewer than four earned runs.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:53

Of the $1.3 billion the US gives Egypt every year in FMF funds, it is allowed to withhold 15 percent ($195 million) if the country is not showing progress on human rights issues, although the administration can override this-but this year it will reportedly opt not to do so.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:54

The Bombay High Court reinstated MCOCA against 11 accused. The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad had filed a chargesheet against 14 right-wing extremists, including Purohit and Thakur, in the case. Denying his involvement in the incident, Purohit told the court that even assuming that the charges that he had supplied the bomb were true, even then he would have to be out of jail as the offence attracted a maximum of seven years jail term.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:46

A verdict against the Dera chief can lead to an immediate outbreak of violence. According to reports , the Chandigarh administration has chose to convert the Sector-16 cricket stadium into a temporary jail for a day to arrest people if they break the law.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:41

Mengel also said understood Trump's comments on Charlottesville , and called the media "crazy" for how it covered the president's comments. Police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters outside a rally by U.S. Trump previously said he was "considering a pardon", though the White House denied it would be announced during the rally earlier Tuesday, a claim that the president abided by.