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by | June 23, 2017 | 09:17

US President Donald Trump said that he was being investigated for his decision last month to fire the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, media reports said. 2 Senate Republican, told reporters Thursday that Rosenstein shouldn't recuse himself . Mr Trump , who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in USA policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by legal experts that his tweets may ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:17

Kumar said on Tuesday that he has called a meeting of the party's leader to finalize on the choice of Kovind. Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena has joined the list of Centre's allies extending support to ruling National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) presidential candidate Kovind.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:14

They had much to cheer about their play on the field, winning the game, 11-2. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". He wore a purple boot. Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter. It's about Republicans and Democrats.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:10

Gov. Ralph Northam in the key November contest. Corey Stewart , the populist former Trump campaign state chairman who ran on an unrestrained Trumpian populist platform, stands only 1.15 percent back from Gillespie, who most mainstream outlets reported would coast to victory.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:13

Just after noon, she was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system.The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro before recovering slightly on news she would form a DUP-backed government.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:10

Responding to Yonhap News Agency's query, a USA defense official also said, "We watch North Korea's actions closely". The U.S. has more than 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea and around 50,000 American military personnel in Japan.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:13

Analysts said the president may be sending a message that he is shifting toward a tougher approach despite his frequently stated preference to rely on China's influence. The U.S. has been pressing Pyongyang to halt its nuclear weapons development and urging China and other countries to starve the North of funding for the program.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:09

The National Security Council will meet, Wednesday morning to discuss the incident. "The assailant has been identified as O.Z., born 20 January 1981 and of Moroccan nationality", spokesman Eric Van Der Sypt said at a press conference after Tuesday's attack.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:11

While backing away from some campaign promises, Trump has made good on policies his loyalists track closely. Trump's inner circle is such a sieve that full transcripts surely would have leaked by now. He visits numerous small Rust Belt cities and rural heartland communities that went for him. According to Comey - whose veracity was taken for granted, even by the Republican senators - Trump expressed a wish for him to drop the Flynn probe, asked him to state publicly that Trump was not being ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:07

Her opponents also took issue with her refusal to take part in a televised debate with other party leaders. After her meeting with the Queen she addressed the media at Downing Street. Indeed, the prospect of a "hard" Brexit, by which the United Kingdom leaves with no deal, has shrunk with the Conservative majority, as it's a likely "red line" for the Democratic Unionist Party, the Northern Irish lawmakers May has turned to for support in Westminster.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:11

After nearly 17 months of confinement, the hermit kingdom freed the student on June 13 - however not before he went into a coma and suffered severe brain damage. The release came following work by State Department officials and did not involve former basketball star Dennis Rodman , who arrived in North Korea the same day Warmbier was sent home, Fred Warmbier confirmed.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:05

Mrs Foster, who was Stormont economy minister when the RHI was developed, has expressed regret over the scheme's flaws but has insisted she acted in good faith throughout. Militant activity by the IRA and other republican groups sparked a rise in Unionist paramilitary and terrorist organizations, as well as a forceful and often brutal response by the British Army, which sent thousands of troops to occupy the country.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:08

Things took an interesting turn on Tuesday, when news broke that an American college student who had been detained in North Korea for 17 months was being medically evacuated from the country . He was detained when as tour group prepared to leave North Korea , charged with engaging in allegedly anti-state activity. Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman , second right, towers over North Korean children during his visit to Mangyongdae, the birth place of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:03

GJM claimed that three of its supporters were killed in police firing . He also said two others - Dile Subba and Lakpa Sherpa were critically wounded among the 13 others injured . GJM supporters on Saturday morning held four rallies in Darjeeling hills. Coming down heavily on the GJM violence, Banerjee said: "This is a deep-rooted conspiracy ".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:02

Reports have it that six bags contained the signatures of the electorates were submitted to the electoral body on Wednesday. The people of Kogi West have had to bear with him for two years. "We have submitted the petition at the office of INEC Chairman". He expressed optimism that INEC would do what was required of it over the petition.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:59

The CPI-M-led Left Front was the first to decide to skip the all-party meeting called by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee . Reacting to the FIRs lodged against Gurung and company, senior Morcha leader Benoy Tamang said "the victims are being charged with cases and not the perpetrators of crime".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:02

However, on January 1, 2015, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation announced a new mission in the country, called Resolute Support, to train and assist Afghan security forces. "The Taliban have been able to bring in soldiers into the Afghan army and make them sleepers, as it were, until the right time", journalist Ahmed Rashid told Weekend All Things Considered in April.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:02

The photo , taken Tuesday, captures Rubio going in for a warm greeting while President Trump's daughter stands with an impassive expression on her face, her hands clamped firmly down at her sides. Lamar Smith of Texas. "I don't think it's unrealistic", Rubio said. "I think it's encouraging that the White House has made the concept of paid leave a priority", he said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:52

Deutsche Bank analyst Andrew Triggs said the latest levy would have little impact on the banks' profits but said it was unjustified and had wider implications. He called on the federal government to match its commitment to workers in South Australia, by matching the jobs fund dollar-for-dollar to create even more jobs.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:50

Modi said that yoga had gained enormous popularity in many countries and expressed his happiness over opening of several yoga institutes over the last three years to meet the growing demand for yoga teachers. The third International Day of Yoga - June 21- is celebrated in Azerbaijan with a series of public yoga sessions and other events in many cities, including Baku, Sumgait, Ganja and Gobustan.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:47

Asked about reports from 16 USA intelligence agencies that determined the Russians indeed meddled in the U.S. election, the press secretary emphasised he had not spoken with Trump about the topic. "But there is no massive White House shake-up coming, it's not going to happen", he insisted. A former strategist on the Republican National Committee, Spicer is reportedly considering taking on a more strategic role in the Trump administration that would keep him off camera, according to the ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:39

Although many leading authorities in Jewish law, including haredi ones, have ruled that there is no problem of inadvertently touching a woman while on some form of public transport, a trend of ever-increasing strictness in the haredi world on numerous issues has led to a refusal by haredi men to sit next to or with women.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:36

Mr Johnson, 70, helped raise money for Mr Trump's presidential campaign and donated funds to help pay for his inauguration. The pick had been expected since January, when the then president-elect announced his intention to tap Johnson as envoy to Washington's closest European ally during a leadership lunch with congressional Republicans and incoming cabinet members.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:31

China has been gradually opening its A share market to foreign investors, allowing them to trade selected stocks in Shanghai and Shenzhen through mechanisms linking those markets to Hong Kong. Only 222 Chinese stocks will be included and they will account for only 0.73 percent of the index, analysts said. A woman is reflected on a glass panel as she walks by a brokerage house displaying stock trading index in Beijing, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:19

The armed intruders targeted an "area domination patrol" of the Indian Army , triggering a gunfight, the official said. Jammu: The Pakistan troops on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.