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by | June 28, 2017 | 02:31

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) poses with people on arriving to vote in the second round of the French legislative elections at the City Hall in Le Touquet, France , 18 June 2017. "For the first time under the (postwar) Fifth Republic, the National Assembly will be deeply renewed - more diverse, younger", the party's acting president, Catherine Barbaroux, said.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:25

USA forces would not fire on targets "unless they are the enemy, unless they are ISIS", he said late on Monday. The White House also issued a warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad late Monday that claimed the US had "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:21

The NDP and Greens have said they will topple the Liberal government Thursday on a confidence vote. On Monday, June 26, during the first day of debate in the 41 session of the B.C. "They cut services and increased costs for virtually every B.C. family", Horgan said in a statement. Rather, it is a tactical measure introduced as the government prepares to face a vote of confidence it is expected to lose.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:44

A major win for Macron and his young formation had been predicted by leading pollsters in France , and it had already won over 50% of the votes in the first round of France's 11 foreign districts' races in which French nationals voted last weekend.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:39

He finished runner-up at the Singapore Open before winning the Indonesia Open title last week. "I'm playing better after the Sudirman Cup". Srikanth defeated two-time All England champions Chen Long of China , on Sunday. With 25,060 points, he trailed only Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien Chen, who had 28,090 points against his name this year. Both the games were a close contest in the initial stage but post the interval in the first game Chen came close to winning it when he was leading ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:08

Noting that India is the indispensable country for addressing climate change, Asia Society Policy Institute Director of Asian Sustainability Jackson Ewing said India embodies the core climate debate about how much emerging economies should rely on fossil fuels for their development needs.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:11

The Yellowstone area grizzly bear has been listed as "Threatened under the Endangered Species act since 1975, when there were only 136 grizzly bears in the Yellowstone area ". The three states that will take over jurisdiction of Yellowstone-area bears once federal protections are lifted this summer have submitted management plans that allow for limited hunting.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:02

Expedited inspections heightened concerns about exterior insulation panels like the ones on Grenfell Tower, a high-rise where a June 14 fire killed at least 79 people. As police continued to unpick the roots of the disaster, Ms McCormack said a string of criminal offences were now being considered. She said: "We are looking at every criminal offence from manslaughter onwards".

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:17

In South Sudan to launch the UNHCR's annual refugee report , Grandi said his agency had already worked there for decades, helping hundreds of thousands fleeing the territory's long wars with Khartoum. This was announced by the Agency for refugees of the United Nations. Syria, Iraq, and the still very significant displacement inside Colombia were the biggest internal displacement situations, nonetheless the problem of internal displacement is a worldwide one and accounts for nearly two ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:52

As expectations mounted about the upcoming open hearing of attorney general Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill , a friend of the president added a new twist to the Russian Federation controversy by suggesting Donald Trump might be considering dismissing the special counsel investigating it.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:48

Now, Mr Trump has suggested that he is indeed being investigated. President Trump on Friday morning confirmed that he is under investigation for firing former FBI director James Comey , in a tweet that raised questions about Trump's understanding of who is in charge of that investigation.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:45

In a statement on state television it denounced the measures, but said Havana "reiterates its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". After almost three years of warming relations between the United States and Cuba , President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will unravel many of his predecessor's policies on the communist state.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:48

Sava said the congressman remains sedated but was able to "respond to family members" and physicians. The fact that his injuries brought him close to death was not widely known initially. Hodgkinson of IL, died after being shot by Capitol Police officers. Hodgkinson was a volunteer for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign past year and has comments on his social media accounts strongly criticizing President Trump.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:43

Tuesday night, Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders maintained the president has the right to fire Mueller , but doesn't plan on it. He described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation. National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, both declined to discuss their own Trump communications during a hearing last week.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:42

He said one of the attackers was still holding out. "At this time we can confirm there are no USA or NATO Resolute Support fatalities", a coalition spokesman said in a brief statement. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the city of Gardez, provincial capital of the southeastern Paktia province is a two-hour drive from the national capital Kabul .

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:40

A hurricane hunter aircraft is expected to investigate the disturbance on Sunday , if necessary, which Hathaway said is standard protocol. If these two systems strengthen into tropical storms, the next names on the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Names list will be Bret and Cindy.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:56

All six congressmen are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber's most conservative members. James Hodgkinson began firing at Republicans during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co", Hodgkinson wrote in one post . Police investigate a shooting scene after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington in Alexandria, Virginia, June 14, 2017.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:55

Two-thirds of Americans, or 65 percent, think Trump doesn't have much respect for the country's democratic institutions and traditions or has none at all. Nine in 10 Democrats and 6 in 10 independents say the same. Denmon referenced recent news reports that Trump was considering firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the Justice Department to investigate Russia's role in the 2016 election.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:22

The third marker will be X for not specified. The new policy represents a unanimous move Thursday by the Oregon Transportation Commission , reports Reuters , and goes into effect July 1. "Our lives are so gendered, which is why it's important that driver licenses and other forms of IDs recognize people who are non-binary". "It's something that we should do because it's the right thing to do".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:15

President Obama defended doing so after Newtown: "Are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage, that the politics are too hard?" "Congressman Duncan said that it was Republicans and then he immediately turned around and went towards the field".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:22

During Wednesday's hearing, Mattis laid some of the blame for the current situation in Afghanistan on Obama's timeline, noting that pulling forces at a predetermined pace only emboldened the Taliban and strained a government and military that wasn't ready to fight without US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation support.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:10

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Slovakian counterpart Miroslav Lajčák in Oslo underlined that the only solution to political disputes is holding dialogue and political solution. He mentioned that Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline was a significant project to develop good relations with Iran, but the USA and Saudi administrations have been pressuring Islamabad to abandon the project.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:48

On Tuesday, North Korea's foreign ministry blasted Trump for his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, removing the world's second-largest emitter of global warming pollutants from the treaty. Former President Barack Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shake hands as the USA formally joins the Paris climate agreement in 2016. The United States now aligns itself with Nicaragua and Syria, the only two nations that didn't sign the deal.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:35

Indeed, less than three weeks ago, Israelis and Jews around the world celebrated 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem during the Six Day War. Stern's bill emulates the Taylor Force Act , a 2016 United States legislative bill sponsored by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (South Carolina), which proposes to halt American economic aid to the PA until the latter changes its legislation regarding the transfer of funds to Palestinian security prisoners and family members, and families ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:52

On his website, Navalny urged his supporters to take to the streets and oppose Putin's government. Around the venue for the planned protest, on Tverskaya Street in central Moscow, hundreds of riot police and military conscripts were waiting.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:47

This is the fifth time a non-binding referendum has been put before the island's voters. Under the current system, Puerto Rico's 3.5 million American citizens do not pay federal taxes, vote in presidential elections or receive proportionate federal funding on programs like the Medicaid health insurance system for the poor.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:22

Erdogan on Friday vowed to keep supporting Qatar after his rapid approval of legislation on deploying Turkish troops there, as the Gulf state faces isolation by fellow Arab states. The mixed messages extended to the Pentagon, which issued a statement reaffirming Qatar's critical role as a military partner to the U.S. and expressing concern that the deepening instability would hurt the US-led campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:39

The group said the USA -led coalition used white phosphorous in the night attacks on Raqqa. The group said SDF forces took parts of the district of Jazra, west of Raqqa, backed by US -led air support. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said the SDF now controlled around two-thirds of Al Meshleb and was some 400 metres from the neighbouring Al Senaa district.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:32

Though they were here only a brief time before God called them home, their legacy will endure forever", Trump added. "Today we also hold a special vigil for heroes whose stories we can not tell, because their names are known to God alone-the unknown soldiers", Trump said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:27

I think everyone is more relaxed, is happy. That is all I can say right now. He's one of the best drivers on the grid, but he's stuck with Honda's unreliable, underpowered power unit in his McLaren , effectively rendering him noncompetitive.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:25

He also said Turkey , which on Wednesday sped up the planned deployment of troops to Qatar , is helping to ensure stability in the region. On Monday, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing the latter of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:28

Victor remained locked up Tuesday, June 6 on federal charges that she made copies of classified documents containing top-secret material and mailed them to an online news organization. She's never run away from anything in her life. Victor had top security clearance from her time serving in the Air Force for six years. "But we do know she's very intelligent".

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:47

Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with Recode co-founder Kara Swisher and editor Walt Mossberg about her campaign, Russian interference in the 2016 election and the weaponization of technology. "Once I moved from serving someone - a man, the president - to seeking that job on my own, I was once again vulnerable to the barrage of innuendo and negativity and attacks that come with the territory of a woman who is striving to go further", Clinton said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:48

Spending squeeze'I'm deeply concerned about the impact of the further police cuts that the Conservatives have already outlined'. Security and policing following the London Bridge attack dominated the final stages of the general election campaign.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:24

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, June 1, 2017. "Transatlantic ties are of paramount importance to us. Spicer maintained the president views Germany and Europe more broadly as an important USA ally and welcomes calls by Merkel for Europe to take on a greater role in defence.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:28

Some witnesses reported seeing as many as three attackers, a figure not confirmed by police. British Transport Police said casualties were reported after an incident that may have involved a van and a knife attack, the BBC said, while the London Ambulance Service said it was sending multiple resources to the incident.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:24

Faith Baca of Aurora, an eighth-grader at the Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning, successfully spelled "sempiternal", which means eternal and unchanging. on ESPN. To determine those spellers, the scores of the preliminary vocabulary and spelling test are considered. Also competing was West Carroll eighth-grader Olivia Charles, of Mount Carroll, who missed her second-round word stephanotis, a genus of flowering plants, by swapping the "a" with an "e".

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:13

However, those three Obama administration officials did not personally receive subpoenas, the sources told the Journal. Flynn's cooperation was the first signal that he and the Senate panel have found common ground. Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger, a House Foreign Relations Committee member, also questioned Nunes' actions in a separate CNN interview.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:08

The social media checks will apply to those "who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities". According to Reuters , the questionnaire has been approved for use by consular officials for the next six months, rather than the traditional three years.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:00

A U.S. pullout would be disappointing but the European Union stands ready to take global leadership on the issue, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said in Brussels . Ivanka Trump is said to be lobbying for keeping the climate accord. He met Tuesday with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , one of the strongest voices calling for the drop out of the Paris accord .

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:34

Merkel said Sunday at a campaign event in Bavaria that "the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days". "For that reason, I can only say: we Europeans really have to take our fate into our own hands". The comments follow President Trump saying he needed more time to decide if the USA would continue backing a key climate accord.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:55

The accompanying police statement said one of the last places he went to was a "city centre flat and from there he left to make his way to the Manchester Arena ", where the attack took place. Greater Manchester Police said 12 locations had been searched and thousands of items examined. "In the light of the developments, the independent joint terrorism analysis center has this morning taken the decision to reduce the threat level from critical to severe ", she added.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:54

The violence prompted President Rodrigo Duterte last week to declare 60 days of martial law in the southern Philippines , where a Muslim separatist rebellion has raged for decades. A paper sign attached to one of the men indicated the victims "betrayed their faith", he said. "I can not give operational details, but I am sure they are also human, they will also get exhausted", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:53

Yet in a blizzard of tweets on Sunday, the president denounced the media's use of unnamed sources as "fake news", and again took aim at reporters as "the enemy". Trump, of course, has said that it isn't only #FakeNews that's the enemy. "Hard work but big results", he tweeted. In a May 26 report in the Wall Street Journal, an adviser to the president said that while a procedure to monitor Trump's social media activity may be hard to implement, a plan to do so is under consideration.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:53

The Chief executive and secretary of the council will declare ICSE & ISC 10th Results 2017 from the direct link provided below. The results will be available on the official website of the Council. Visit the official website or . The exact date and time of ICSE results 2017 declaration was confirmed by the CISCE board on Saturday through it's website (, following the board's statement from previous week that it will notify the announcement ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:11

On Tuesday morning, Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, traveling across the barrier surrounding the biblical city, which serves as a visual reminder of the complexities of the conflict in the region. The Trump administration rejected a request from the Palestinians to push for an Israeli settlement freeze, but promised to sort out the issue during peace negotiations, according to the official, who was not authorized to publicly discuss the private meeting and spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:10

Last week , the Philippine government announced that it has stopped accepting aid "with conditions" from the European Union as part of affirming its foreign independence policy. "Well, if you force this, we'll be forced to tell you the truth". Duterte is on a four-day official visit to Moscow to seek arms and warmer ties as he shifts his nation's diplomatic and defense ties away from the US - Manila's traditional ally and Russia's historical rival.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:12

However, it was only a matter of time before China approved same-sex marriage, the English version of the Global Times, published by the official People's Daily, said. While seeming irrelevant to outsiders, the debate between the two choices is likely to be used by opponents of same-sex marriage as a delaying tactic.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:10

A two-month investigation into a US military airstrike in Iraq that caused some of the worst civilian casualties in decades found that the attack inadvertently set off explosives that gutted a sprawling apartment block and killed at least 105 civilians - far fewer than survivors and other witnesses have claimed.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:08

Chee, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Singapore and coordinator of China-ASEAN relations, said the draft COC framework will be submitted during the China-ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Conference to be held in the Philippines in August this year.