by | August 25, 2017 | 18:28

An Instagram post from McConnell's press team, showing the two men, "At Fort Knox before viewing the #solareclipse from the rooftop". Treasury officials described the trip as "official government travel" and pushed back against the suggestion that it was planned specifically to coincide with the celestial event.

by | August 25, 2017 | 18:26

Trump on Tuesday night slammed Senate Democrats for opposing "great health care" in a recent vote against a repeal of the Affordable Care Act that would've stripped millions of health care coverage. "That's the goal", Flake said. But some Republicans said they worry about a divisive primary and intraparty attacks by the president in a state where the GOP could lose a Senate seat.

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:59

The data theft was considered among the worst governmental computer attacks, resulting in the theft of personal information of tens of millions of federal employees. China opposes of all forms criminal internet activity, she added. Authorities said Sakula was used in the 2014 and 2015 hacks of the OPM. The Sakula malware has also been linked other suspected computer system penetrations in the US.

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:58

The president also spent the morning urging Republican lawmakers to " get rid " of the filibuster, praising White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly for doing a "fantastic job" and stating that "few, if any, administrations have done more in just 7 months than" the Trump administration.

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:31

The Congress and also the RJD have raised questions over the circumstances in which Mandal died. Following the RJD's demand, the Chief Minister on August 17 recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the matter. Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and CP Joshi would also attend the rally, he added. "Feast is just an eyewash, a meeting of all BJP-ruled states have been called to discuss how they could conduct Assembly elections in the four states along with the ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:20

Pakistan is using New Delhi as an excuse to pursue its policies in Afghanistan , the U.S. has said strongly refuting Islamabad's concerns with regard to Indian developmental activities in the war-torn country. Trump's claims of giving billions of dollars in aid to Pakistan were "misleading to the extent that the reimbursements to Pakistan since 2001 only account for part of the cost of ground facilities and air corridors used by the United States for its operations in Afghanistan, rather ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:14

Fearing trouble, especially if the verdict goes against the controversial Dera chief, thousands of jawans, including 15,000 paramilitary troops, have been deployed in sensitive areas across Punjab and Haryana. The rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had allegedly occurred in 1999 but the police filed a FIR in 2002. Security forces were faced with a tough situation as many Dera followers remained reluctant to move, saying they had come to the town on their ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 17:05

But the Secretary has looked at this, as one of the countries that cares deeply about this issue, and has said that (North Korean leader) Kim Jong-un needs to take further steps in order to show that he is serious before we are willing to sit down.

by | August 25, 2017 | 16:54

According to local news station WCBD , Taylor apologized and asked parents to reach out to her if they had any concerns. Telling the impressionable teenagers they "look fat", Principal Heather Taylor used size to push the girls to avoid wearing leggings, while attempting to teach them about the school's dress code .

by | August 25, 2017 | 16:13

It is not clear how much Macron spends on his hair. The ministry said the number of people registered as out of work in mainland France rose in July by 34,900 to 3,518,100, the highest level since August of past year. Other Macron aides added that the president planned to spend less on makeup in the future, the Daily Mail reported. Mr. Macron is betting he can tackle unemployment by loosening labor laws and reducing financial and legal risks of layoffs that business leaders say ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 16:12

The bus has since been lifted from the water by a crane. "One hundred and twelve people and 29 equipment units, including 44 rescuers and eight vehicles of the Emergencies Ministry are taking part in the search and rescue operation", the press service noted.

by | August 25, 2017 | 15:13

Jeff Flake fired back at Donald Trump on Thursday evening, two days after the president criticized the Republican senator during a Phoenix rally. "They're now unified in pretending I'm running against John McCain because they know they can't defend Jeff Flake's record".

by | August 25, 2017 | 14:55

Burke is eligible to make his debut in Sunday's contest against Stoke City and spoke of his delight at completing a move. "I'm here, I want to impress and I want my name to be first on the team sheet". "I'm sure our fans will like him". A year more experience and hopefully he's gained something. Just 20 years old, Burke made 25 appearances in the Bundesliga for RB Leipzig last season, but saw most of his action from the bench as he clocked up just 617 league minutes.

by | August 25, 2017 | 14:38

The Russian Defense Ministry said the TU-95 bombers took part in "scheduled flights over neutral waters" of the Pacific Ocean and of the Japan, Yellow and East China Seas. The statement did not mention when the flights took place. In late June, Beijing proposed a "double freeze" scenario, in which North Korea ceases its nuclear missile tests, while US-South Korean military drills are simultaneously halted.

by | August 25, 2017 | 14:36

Gunmen entered a Shia mosque in Kabul , Afghanistan following a blast caused by a suicide bomber on Friday, according to Police and local eyewitnesses. No group has taken responsibility for the attack yet. Another explosion occurred close to Imam Zaman Mosque; gunfire continues, reports TOLO news.

by | August 25, 2017 | 13:03

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by | August 25, 2017 | 12:50

Only 31 percent of respondents approved of Trump's handling of race relations while 63 percent disapproved. Almost 1 in 10 people in the United States say holding white supremacist or neo-Nazi views are acceptable, according to a new poll.

by | August 25, 2017 | 12:27

If successful, by 2030 the initiative will have reduced carbon emissions in the Northeast by more than 65% since it began in 2009, officials said. The Union of Concerned Scientists applauded the proposal, but also called upon states to take action beyond participation in RGGI, especially to deal with the carbon dioxide and other types of emissions from vehicles.

by | August 25, 2017 | 12:21

But Sanders completely dodged the questions, and instead talked about how Trump "is committed to making sure this gets done". At every campaign stop, he would engage in a call and response with supporters, asking who's going to pay for the wall and the crowd shouting "Mexico!" She repeatedly deflected questions about Trump's campaign promise Mexico would pay for the wall, insisting only that he "campaigned on the wall" and will make sure it gets done to "protect" the American people.

by | August 25, 2017 | 12:05

The militants mounted 24 coordinated assaults on police posts throughout the western state and tried to break into an army base, according to reports cited by Reuters. The term "Bengali insurgents" has reportedly been used to describe the Rohingya Muslim. The Rohingya are denied citizenship and are seen by many in Myanmar as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, despite claiming roots in the region that go back centuries, with communities marginalised and occasionally subjected to communal ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 11:35

The message also reiterated Islamabad's rejection of Trump's allegation that Pakistan harbors militants who battle USA forces across the border in Afghanistan . The attempt to insulate and treat our country unjustly will be counterproductive to the announced U.S. goals of stabilizing the region , Rehman said.

by | August 25, 2017 | 10:54

As nearby Hong Kong shut down and closed financial markets on Wednesday ahead of Hato, Macau's authorities failed to raise a sufficiently high typhoon warning signal, critics said, leading many residents to go to work the same day the storm hit.

by | August 25, 2017 | 10:54

Pakistan's military said Ambassador David Hale briefed Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa on Trump's new Afghan war strategy. "America also has a critical interest in preventing Indo-Pakistani nuclear escalation and terrorist attacks against U.S. He also put Pakistan on notice it must do more . Trump's approach appear to be to continue it's war in Afghanistan and at the same time reducing gradually the number of United States soldiers involved in Afghan war.

by | August 25, 2017 | 09:55

Organisers mistakenly printed Indonesia's flag upside-down in a commemorative booklet, prompting protests and revenge hacking attacks by Indonesian activists. With 20 golds at stake, pencak silat is a crucial medal prospect for Malaysia and the homesters are expected to deliver having emerged overall champions in the Southeast Asian Silat Championships in March this year.

by | August 25, 2017 | 09:53

Yingluck said the rice subsidy scheme was "beneficial for the farmers and the country" and that claims it lost money were wrong and motivated by political bias against her. Thaksin fled overseas to avoid jail time on corruption charges brought after his own government's ouster in a 2006 coup. The removal of former Manchester City FC owner Mr Thaksin triggered years of upheaval and division that has pitted a poor, rural majority in the north that supports the Shinawatras against royalists, ...