by | June 23, 2017 | 03:27

The extent of interference by Russian hackers, and whether they or others could interfere in future elections, has been the source of speculation and media reports for months. However, "In Illinois, more than 90% of the almost 90,000 records stolen by Russian state actors contained drivers license numbers, and a quarter contained the last four digits of voters' Social Security numbers", according to Ken Menzel, general counsel of the Illinois State Board of Elections, the piece said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:22

European Union officials said they had however asked her not to bring up the issue, saying all talks should be conducted by official European Union and British negotiators Michel Barnier and David Davis , and not by national leaders. "The UK's position represents a fair and serious offer, and one aimed at giving as much certainty as possible to citizens who have settled in the UK, building careers and lives and contributing so much to our society", May said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:16

To some extent, that clash has already begun. Australia is part of the coalition fighting the IS in Iraq and in late 2015 extended air operations into Syria , with a total of 780 defence personnel based in the Middle East. The Free Syrian Army grew out of protests against the Assad regime that eventually turned violent. "But we are not going to force a top-down regime change".

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:12

A top USA general said the country would work to relaunch the "deconfliction" hotline established in 2015, after Russian Federation said Washington had failed to use the line - a vital incident-prevention tool - before targeting the plane near Raqa.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:55

Iran, which is predominantly Shi'ite Muslim, and Saudi Arabia, which is mostly Sunni, compete for power and influence across the region. His replacement by his nephew sidelines Prince Mohammed, but keeps the security file in the hands of the Nayef branch of the Al Saud family, which is likely to reassure other royals as power is increasingly consolidated by King Salman and his son.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:54

Democrats must look beyond anti-Trump rhetoric if they hope to do better in the 2018 midterms. Democrats have blown through $35 million on special elections since President Donald Trump took office and do not have a single victory to show for it.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:50

Was Leo's Love Actually quip cringe or just a touch of humour? "We need to get Brexit right". Reaction was, of course, as swift as it was mixed. They have a record of opposing Tory austerity and welfare measures in the last parliament, and it is understood that they could support opposition amendments in these areas during the six-day Queen's Speech debate.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:45

While CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said talks on many names were on with Opposition parties, CPI leader S. Sudhakar Reddy was quoted by PTI as saying: "Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name was put forward in a different situation". Shah, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis , visited Thackeray's residence "Matoshree" and held a close-door meeting, which started around 10 am and lasted almost 75 minutes.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:40

In a sign of confusion in Whitehall, the Department for Communities and Local Government said the estimate referred to buildings over 18 metres high with aluminium cladding - not necessarily of a similar type to that used at Grenfell. Meanwhile, Nicholas Holgate, the head of the Kensington and Chelsea Council, claimed he was forced to step down over the authority's response to the fire tragedy by the government's Communities and Local Government department.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:39

Presidential spokesman Ernesto C. Abella said of the USA assistance: "The United States is assisting the Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP ) in its operations in Marawi but this is limited to technical assistance". counter China's growing military presence in the South China Sea. A US P-3 Orion surveillance plane was seen over the town on Friday. With Marawi City under siege, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Martial Law in the region.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:37

Last September, the Homeland Security Department said hackers believed to be Russian agents had targeted voter registration systems in more than 20 states. "Russia's activities included efforts to discredit Secretary Clinton and to publicly contrast her unfavorably with President Trump". The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee , Rep.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:30

Under the President's executive order, the Trump administration will begin strictly enforcing the exemptions that allow travel between the United States and Cuba and prohibit commerce with Cuban businesses owned by the military and intelligence services.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:29

The official says the drone was a Shaheed 129 and appeared to have been operated by "pro-regime" forces. It was not known what was hit and Iran provided no details. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces pushed on Tuesday into some rebel-held areas in Daraa, as well as its western outskirts.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:27

The new settlement - the first since 1992, according to Israeli NGO Peace Now - is meant to house residents of the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona after the Israeli military demolished it in February. And prospects look dim for Kushner and his envoy, Jason Greenblatt . "Part of it is to figure out how to make incremental change that results in a lasting peace", Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, said on Monday as reported by the New York Times.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:20

Lib Dem chief whip Alistair Carmichael said the eight Brexit-related bills promised in the speech would not be covered by the so-called Salisbury Convention. The party could also try and force the government's hand in the House of Lords, where they have more than 100 peers. She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:17

In February, South Sudan declared that two counties in Unity State were experiencing starvation. "Even though no county has been declared under starvation, the situation continues to be very critical", Aruai said. In the 2015 to 2016 fiscal year, Canada's worldwide development assistance to South Sudan totalled over $91 million, Global Affairs said. IPC also that the number of food insecure people are expected to rise to 5.5 million at the height of the lean season in July.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:14

The discussions were meant to replace a strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. Fang Fenghui , chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. Warmbier visited North Korea in January 2016 on a sightseeing tour. The route to inflicting significant economic pain on Kim's government remains through China.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:13

Wednesday's discussions replace a sprawling strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. Tillerson's remarks followed a meeting at the State Department with Mattis, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff Department.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:15

Cosby entered the courtroom Monday appearing composed and confident, contrasting with an often-glum persona from previous days. It was read to them by the judge. The defense team rested after just six minutes. During the defense closing argument, Camille Cosby and Constand sat in front rows in the courtroom, only feet apart.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:10

May will also aim to show that while still a member of the EU, Britain will contribute to other summit discussions, pressing for more action to encourage social media companies to clamp down on internet extremism and for the EU to roll over sanctions against Russian Federation over the Ukraine crisis.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:04

Chinese officials were not immediately available for comment after the talks. The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. China's efforts to rein in North Korea's nuclear programme have "not worked" out, US President Donald Trump has said but appreciated Beijing for its attempts.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:56

It didn't work Tuesday in Georgia, at $55 million the most expensive House race in history. "It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team". "The honest answer is in some areas of the country - yes, she is", Ryan said". "I worry sometimes that we get so obsessed and angered by Donald Trump , which is OK, but you can't hold on to it because it takes your eye off the ball", Ryan said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:55

North Korea depends on China for 90% of its trade, a fact that Trump officials cite as an indication of Beijing's ability to influence the Hermit Kingdom. But Trump is weighing whether to impose secondary sanctions against businesses that work alongside such entities-a punishment that would primarily target Chinese firms.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:54

Federal officials told lawmakers at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday they have determined that Russian Federation interfered with election-related platforms prior to the US presidential elections in 2016, The Hill reported Wednesday .

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:53

But it did include a part that appears to be a direct comment on the Conservatives working with the controversial Northern Ireland party. Tory sources claim they remain confident they can win support for the legislative agenda set out in the Queen's Speech , with a DUP deal able to be finalised on June 22nd.