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by | May 10, 2017 | 03:53

A spokesman for the Scottish Conservatives said the results proved it was the only party capable of challenging the SNP across Scotland in the general election. The Tory leader will call for a "Herculean" effort from her party as she presents herself as the opposition to SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, saying many are "looking for somebody to stand up" to her.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:50

According to Kim Mi-ok, Kim Hak-song had been teaching agricultural techniques at Pyongyang University for Science and Technology and did not engage in any missionary work. US officials have said all options, including a military strike, are on the table in trying to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions. "In the past, Pyongyang has demanded that Washington send high-level envoys to obtain the release of USA citizens detained in North Korea".

by | May 09, 2017 | 00:06

In his reaction, Akhilesh Yadav said he welcomes more "secular politics", and added, "I don't know what shape this will take". "The Congress party did not leave a single chance to ruin my life and Akhilesh formed an alliance with the same party for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections", Mulayam said at public rally.

by | May 07, 2017 | 13:09

Belotti has been in scintillating form for Torino this season, scoring 25 goals in 31 appearances in Serie A, which has led to reported interest in the Italian from Manchester United , per ESPN . Allegri confirmed Gianluigi Buffon would be rested for the game, which falls between the two legs of Juve's Champions league semi-final against Monaco .

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:53

Officials said the Queen, who turned 91 last month, will keep carrying out royal engagements with the support of the royal family. Thursday's announcement came hours after news of an emergency all-staff meeting at Buckingham Palace leaked, prompting a flurry of unfounded speculation that one of the royal family's most senior members had died.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:38

He added: "It is a chess game ". "Because developing a nuclear capability has to be matched to a delivery system. I mean, we'll see". North Korea meanwhile said it has conducted its biggest ever artillery drill and threatened to "bury at sea" the USA aircraft carrier.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:39

The bill's supporters said it will give flexibility to hourly employees, but opponents said the bill doesn't do enough to protect employees from abuses by employers, the Post noted. She could request that the unused time be cashed out - but, even then, the employer would have up to 30 days to comply. Employee: I'm working 48 hours this week.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:30

North Korea has confirmed it has arrested an American professor, claiming he had committed "hostile acts aimed to subvert the country". "I want to do everything I can to be a go-between between our two countries to help convince the leadership in China that it's in their interest to work together to stop this risky direction that is coming out of North Korea", Branstad said during the hearing.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:33

T.J. Watt , the first Wisconsin linebacker to be picked in the first round of the NFL Draft, has played on the defensive side of the ball for less than two years. Foster said in a news conference Friday that he first received a call from the Saints late Thursday night, with the team informing him of its plan to take him with final selection of the night at the No.

by | May 01, 2017 | 16:53

The difference of opinion over YPG has cast a shadow over US-Turkish relations for some time, and Erdogan is hoping for a drastic change in American policy when he meets President Donald Trump next month. The Kurds in Syria belonged to the YPG, which is considered by Turkey as a part of the PKK, which has been identified as a Marxist terrorist group by the U.S.

by | April 30, 2017 | 01:51

According to the media outlet, Rouhani called on the Pakistani government to prevent such attacks in the future and prosecute the perpetrators in order to maintain close relations between the two nations. The Islamic republic will spare no efforts to follow up on the issue through all diplomatic and political channels, Qasemi was quoted as saying. Tehran was categorical to say, "Unfortunately, Pakistan's borders with us (Iran) are the least safe ones, while we have tried to provide utmost ...

by | April 30, 2017 | 01:46

Protesters and police gather to watch as trailers carrying US THAAD missile defence equipment enter a deployment site in Seongju, South Korea. China reacted angrily to the progress the same day. Images showed local protesters hurling water bottles at the vehicles and police trying to block them. "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to USA national security", the statement read.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:45

The worst European Union performer in the 2017 edition of the ranking was Bulgaria, even though it climbed from 113 to 109. Discontent with complete control over the traditional media, the authorities have steadily tightened their grip on the Internet in recent years, blocking access not only to independent news websites but also, more recently, to censorship circumvention tools and many instant messaging apps.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:49

As reported earlier by JOL, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled today (Tuesday) his meeting with German Foreign Affairs Minister Zigmar Gabriel, after he did not follow Netanyahu's demand to not meet with left-wing organizations.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:56

Mr. Mattis was also supposed to speak with General Habibi, the defense minister, but it was unclear whether his resignation had changed those plans. USA officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said there was now an inter-agency review under way, which could take several weeks, to determine the goals and milestones for the United States in Afghanistan.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:57

Trump made it obvious his complaints from earlier this week in Wisconsin were specifically about recent rule changes on milk classification, not on the longer-term issue of Canada's supply-management system. Canadian ambassador to Washington David MacNaughton has insisted that a global oversupply of milk, not Canada, is to blame for the problems of US dairy farmers.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:55

Yemen's prime minister Ahmed Obeid Bin Daghr said his government, which controls only part of the country, would allow access for aid supplies. The continuing violence in Yemen is fuelling one of the worst hunger crises in the world, with almost 7 million people not knowing where their next meal will come from and in desperate need of food assistance.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:53

Echoing comments made by Jeremy Corbyn himself, Mrs May pointed out the current Labour leader was considered a rank outsider to succeed Ed Miliband before pulling off a shock victory. Britain's opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that it will tear up the government's negotiating plan for Brexit and guarantee all European Union citizens in the United Kingdom the right to stay if it wins the June 8 national election.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:17

Turkey's High Electoral Board rejected on Wednesday appeals to from the main opposition parties to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, the board said in a statement. He accused the board of "changing the rules midgame". The CHP said in a petition for annulment that the decision by the Supreme Board of Elections to include the unsealed ballots violated Turkish law.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:00

This key evidence has always been missing, and the lack of original documents, the Times said, is the foundation of the Turkish narrative of denying the genocide. "We pay tribute to them and their descendants, many of who now reside in Canada", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement . Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout Canada and affiliated organizations around the world, the ANCC actively advances the concerns of the ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 06:19

State police caught up to Stephens quickly and gave chase. Almost two days after Steve Stephens fatally shot Godwin in cold blood, two of his daughters met with Joy Lane for the first time. He then tried to buy some time for police by telling Stephens his fries "were going to be a minute". After a brief chase, he took his own life, authorities said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:50

Germany angrily warned Turkey yesterday (19 March) that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had gone too far after he accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of using "Nazi measures" in an escalating diplomatic feud. "Will you say yes on April 16 for a great, strong, prosperous, and stabilized Turkey?" Earlier, he had described Europe as a "Nazism" and "rotting" center.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:45

That kind of rhetoric has unnerved allies in Japan and South Korea, who would be at the sharp end of any North Korean response. But John Schilling from the 38 North monitoring group said the failure was indicative of the test of a new and hitherto unknown system being developed by Kim Jong-Un's regime.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:32

The party leader came under fire from senior military figures after he appeared to call into question Labour's commitment to maintaining Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent. With the general election quickly approaching, it's likely that you're going to hear an very bad lot of promises, lies and utter bol**cks being said from various MPs.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:30

Here are the main Reuters stories on the election. The two likely finalists, who would face off in a second and final round on May 7, offer France two very different visions of Europe and the world, with Mr Macron billing himself as the progressive versus conservatives, and Ms Le Pen as the patriot versus the globalists.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:22

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack . Speaking in Indonesia Friday, US Vice President Mike Pence said the attack was just the latest reminder "that terrorism can strike anywhere at anytime". On Thursday, Macron spoke to former president Barack Obama in a phone call which his campaign publicized. If no candidate wins 50 percent of the vote on the first voting date - in this case, April 23 - a second day, May 7, will be used for a head-to-head contest between the top two ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:13

As he often had during the president campaign, Trump ripped into the deal struck by Iran, the USA and other world powers in 2015 and said "it shouldn't have been signed". "I think they (Iranians) are doing a tremendous disservice to an agreement that was signed". Administration officials said the USA is looking at ways to more strictly enforce the terms of the nuclear deal and impose tougher sanctions related to Iran's activities in the Middle East, which the U.S.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:11

According to the organization's Facebook page, the group strives to attain the National Arbor Day Foundation's status as Tree City USA for the village. Students showed their appreciation for trees by planting 16 more in honor of Arbor Day throughout campus, receiving a lesson on how to correctly plant a tree by staff from the Natural Department of Resources.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:05

Afterwards, he met religious leaders from various faiths, including Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus and others. Pence emphasized that the deals "represent the tremendous excitement that American companies feel about opportunities in Indonesia".

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:32

Sarkozy said in a video message posted on Facebook - a rare foray into the campaign by him. Le Pen's deputy Florian Philippot fired back: "You'll see, we'll soon be sticking your oligarchic rag in the cupboard". Macron would win a head-to-head contest against National Front chief Le Pen, the poll showed. Le Pen has proposed expelling any foreigner convicted of a crime or suspected of being radicalized.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:31

Let's not hide it". French presidential election candidate for the En Marche! movement Emmanuel Macron reacts during his visit at the KRYS group's headquarters in Bazainville, near Paris Tuesday April 18, 2017. The BVA poll showed abstentions at between 20 and 24 percent. A Frexit would be different because it would mean moving away from the euro to a new currency, most probably back to the French franc.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:29

The site of the course will be Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale. As a designer, Woods has completed two courses: Bluejack National near Houston, Texas and Diamante's El Cardonal in Mexico. The announcement was less about Woods' health and future, though, than the newest course design for his company, TGR Design. The 14 major titles are second only to the 18 won by Jack Nicklaus - who coincidentally is in the area for this week's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:29

Pence arrived in Japan. He said that under President Donald Trump, the US will stand up to its enemies with its allies. Pence said he considers the first 100 days a success, pointing to the administration's efforts to expand jobs and its ability to get Justice Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:43

Today, the company has announced a plethora of changes for its Messenger app including the new ways for applications to integrate with it. All this will help Marcus demonstrate a business model for Messenger, which has more users than Facebook's Instagram but a much more nascent plan.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:59

In an exclusive interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Monday, April 4, Rice flatly denied allegations she tried to "unmask" Trump campaign officials caught on surveillance by USA intelligence services with ill intent. When a name is unmasked it is only provided to the official who requested it, and therefore unmasking is not equivalent to leaking the name. President Donald Trump one month and one day ago accused former President Barack Obama of committing a felony, wiretapping him in ...

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:59

Lavrov gave Tillerson an icy welcome, diving straight into Moscow's grievances with Washington in what would usually be warm welcoming remarks. "No", Trump said . Trump responded to the gas attack by firing 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base on Friday. After initially declining a meeting between Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin agreed to it at the last minute.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:49

Housewife Wang Haiping, 44, said she sees frictions ahead as Trump seeks to maintain USA dominance over a rising China. China has vehemently objected to the deployment of a Thaad battery in Korea, saying it goes against its national security interests, undertaking a series of economic retaliatory measures against Seoul.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:46

Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said the number of Islamic State group dead was up from the 36 reported a day earlier. "As a result of the bombing, key Daesh (IS) hideouts and deep tunnel complex were destroyed and 36 IS fighters were killed", the United States defence ministry said in a statement .

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:42

Pence said Monday Trump was "very hopeful that China will take actions to bring about a change of policy in North Korea". The warning in the interview came after US Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in South Korean and warned North Korea that his own country's "era of strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:27

Meanwhile, B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark spent the morning campaigning with a pancake breakfast in her home riding of Westside-Kelowna, where she took a shot at the NDP's plan to eliminate bridge tolls. "Here we've got hallway medicine emerging", said Horgan, citing the story of a senior who laid on a bed in the Eagle Ridge Hospital hallway for 36 hours.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:50

Trump and Xi will hold their first face-to-face meeting on Thursday at the U.S. president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida where the growing tensions on the Korean peninsula are expected to be high on the agenda. In early March, North Korea launched five medium-range Scud-type missiles. North Korea's foreign ministry on Monday criticised the USA for its tough talk and for an ongoing joint military exercise with South Korea and Japan which the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:47

At least 39 people are dead after a auto bomb exploded near a convoy carrying evacuees from besieged areas of Syria, human rights groups and Syrian media report. He accused the government or extremist rebel groups of orchestrating the attack to discredit the opposition. A Lebanese TV channel close to the Syrian government is airing footage showing new buses arriving at an evacuation point that was site of a major explosion that killed dozens.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:35

Ms Morano died in her home in the city of Verbinia, northern Italy, according to local media. The world's oldest living person is now believed to be Violet Brown , a Jamaican woman born on March 10, 1900. Researchers from Harvard Medical School visited her in 2014 as part of a study into immunity to diseases, the Italian news agency ANSA said. "For lunch I'll eat pasta and minced meat then for dinner, I'll have just a glass of milk".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:37

The Israeli Embassy in the United Kingdom confirmed the victim was British. A British woman has been stabbed to death on a train in Jerusalem. A statement released from the University of Birmingham wrote: "We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of our student Hannah Bladon who was killed whilst on an exchange program in Jerusalem ".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:37

Security Council's draft resolution condemning Syria and calling for it to comply with an investigation. The toxic gas attack on April 4 prompted the United States to launch missile strikes on a Syrian air base and widened a rift between the United States and Russian Federation.

by | April 15, 2017 | 11:56

Mike Coffman (R-CO) faced similar constituent anger over his decision to support the GOP's health care plan. For almost two hours, he paced a stage in an auditorium on the Anschutz Medical Campus looking as though he were enjoying the sometimes testy exchanges, and took a rapid-fire series of questions about his stance on issues that ranged from background checks, to climate change, health care, LGBTQ issues, Trump's budget, and the presidents proximity to Russian Federation.

by | April 14, 2017 | 15:15

There have been nine rounds of negotiations so far. "It is no surprise, therefore, that cooperation in the field of education and research is one of the most important aspects of our engagement", he said. After the talks, PM Modi said, "Our bilateral mechanisms on counter-terrorism and transnational crimes are functioning well". The two leaders also inaugurated a research center on nano and bio technology.

by | April 14, 2017 | 15:14

Lavrov said after the meeting that both sides agreed that there should be an investigation into the alleged April 4 sarin gas attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun - a strike that killed almost 100 civilians, injured hundreds more and elicited a fierce US retaliatory strike two days later.

by | April 14, 2017 | 15:08

China helped North Korea fight a US-led coalition to a stalemate in the Korean War and remains the isolated nation's principal trading partner. "And President Xi was enjoying it", Trump said, setting the scene for the moment he broke the dramatic news to his Chinese counterpart.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:11

At that time, the jihadist group controlled more than 40 percent of Iraq. They retook control of the eastern side of the city, which is divided by the Tigris River , in January and have since mid-February been battling the group holed up in their last west Mosul redoubts.