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by | May 25, 2017 | 08:13

The sailing also comes at a time when the Trump administration is relying on China to rein in an increasingly belligerent North Korea. One US official said it was the first operation near a land feature which was included in a ruling previous year against China by an worldwide arbitration court in The Hague.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:32

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said failure to do that would mean Duterte would be "selling us out" and forfeiting sovereignty to secure Chinese loans and investments needed for his ambitious $180 billion infrastructure programme.

by | May 23, 2017 | 00:32

Trump arrived in Israel Monday and is due to hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the day. The Palestinians see east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. As the two couples walked along the red carpet, Sara Netanyahu mentioned the weather and said that it was a hot day. Israel's prime minister has praised President Donald Trump's "clarity and conviction" in his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

by | May 23, 2017 | 00:20

The photo itself is pretty entertaining considering Trudeau is basically lost in the sea of students in dresses and suits, the majority of them seemingly oblivious to the famous politician running through their group without a care. That'll be one for the photo album. According to his itinerary , Trudeau was in the Vancouver area to visit families at the Don Christian Recreation Centre, meet with members of the Filipino community, and speak at the Gur Sikh Temple.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:14

As the hunters began to shoot at the elephants they became alarmed causing them to charge at the hunters. A world-class hunter tried to shoot at a herd of elephants, but instead got crushed to death by one of them. A fourth cow was said to have lifted Botha with her trunk. This involves large packs of dogs which are used to drive deer and boar towards hunters who then shoot the animals.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:12

Trump is also calling el-Sissi his "friend" and praising him for the release of US aid worker Aya Hijazi, who had been held captive for three years. Th. Sisi had "done a tremendous job under trying circumstance". The Trump-Sisi meeting was held on the sidelines of the Arab-Islamic-US summit. Trump smiled and said, "I agree", prompting laughter from those assembled.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:11

Trump used his visit to Riyadh to bolster USA ties with Arab and Islamic nations, announce $110 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and send Iran a tough message. There will be full security cooperation between the Israel Police and American security personnel during the two-day visit, Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told JTA on Sunday a day ahead of Trump's arrival in Israel.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:29

Afraid of the political backlash, and the possible outbreak of a third Palestinian Intifada or uprising should any of the prisoners die, the Israeli government said it would be bringing in "doctors" from an outside country to force-feed the hunger-strikers, after Israeli doctors refused to do so on the grounds of it being unethical.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:27

Split 50-50 between men and women, they'll have Macron's example for inspiration: Contesting his first election, he handily beat Le Pen with 66 percent of Sunday's vote and tore up France's political map. The opponents of Macron likely to follow the policies of Donald Trump like Le Pen would like to take France out of worldwide institutions, including both the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; block borders; curtail trade; and impose quasi-Marxist state-dominated economics.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:52

During Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, we honor the men and women of law enforcement who have been killed or disabled in the course of serving our communities. (Oct. 4, 1993) and Lt. Moitt Brenton Truitt, Jr. Moitt B. Truitt, Chief Henry Dilmus Hart, Lee County Sheriff William "Buck" Jones and Deputy James Anderson were honored for their service.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:40

The prime minister of Ireland has said he is stepping down as leader of the Fine Gael party, kicking off a succession contest between two younger ministers. "I have asked that the Fine Gael Executive Council expedite this process and to have it concluded by close of business on 2 June". Kenny is due to visit the USA and Belgium early next month in his final trips as Ireland's Taoiseach, or prime minister.

by | May 17, 2017 | 00:59

Trump did not address the issue. This war has flared anew since 2015, when the USA gave assurance to the PYD that it would support them in Syria , a step which not only emboldened the PKK against the Turkish government, but also allowed the PYD to launch attacks across the border and to send suicide bombers.

by | May 17, 2017 | 00:53

There are allegations of Benami deals worth about Rs 1,000 crore and subsequent tax evasion", a senior official told the news agency. RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dissolve the Lok Sabha and hold fresh general elections, as he claimed that the BJP-led Union government had "failed on all fronts" in its last three years of tenure.

by | May 17, 2017 | 00:46

Plus, you can't go wrong with having Trump and Spicer make out, which just had to be included as a way to piss off the president even more . "Only since you started working here", Baldwin's Trump responded . After being asked by reporters repeatedly about if he was going to be fired, an increasingly agitated "Spicer" declared, "I got to find Trump". "You are clearly articulate and charming, whereas Sean is bullish".

by | May 17, 2017 | 00:23

The 131 web addresses in question were found to have content deemed insulting to the monarchy or threatening national security. "If Facebook still shows content declared illegal by court orders in Thailand, action must be taken against Facebook Thailand", Takorn said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:44

Xi pledged a massive funding boost to the new Silk Road, including an extra 100 billion yuan ($14.50 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 380 billion yuan in loans from two policy banks and 60 billion yuan in aid to developing countries and global institutions in new Silk Road countries.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:10

Trump deleted a tweet that said it was an "honor" to meet the Palestinian leader. Most observers were quick to note that the president's prediction of success was not backed up by any plan of action or reason for his optimism. Trump hosted Abbas, 82, to the White House on Wednesday as part of his efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. "We believe Israel is willing".

by | May 15, 2017 | 16:18

Ankara says the YPG is an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), designated a terrorist group by the US. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that he hoped the decision will be changed by the time he visits Washington for talks with Trump next week.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:04

The U.S. intelligence community is comprised of 17 federal agencies. Coats declined to provide such details in an open hearing. Sen. But, Coats said also that there is a possibility that chemical weapons could be used again on the Syrian people by the Syrian government and on other countries, too .

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:57

The Texas governor said citizens of his state fully expect police officers to enforce the law and "deserve" to see those who break it face appropriate legal consequences, the Hill reports . Come September, if you are pulled over by police in the state of Texas, you could be asked your immigration status. It is a sad day when we feel it necessary to advise our residents that it is precisely that diversity that makes them vulnerable to racial profiling and constitutional violations if they ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:52

A spokesman for the USA -led coalition against ISIS said Wednesday that America would distribute small arms and equipment to Syrian Kurds "very quickly". Defense Department spokesperson Dana White said in a statement Wednesday that arms provided to the YPG will be "limited, mission specific and metered out incrementally as objectives are reached".

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:51

They were all carried out in Britain as Queen Elizabeth and her husband have cut down their overseas travel. The prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, and who has been by his wife's side throughout her 65 years on the throne, had decided he would cease public duties from autumn, the palace said in a statement.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:52

After all, three years - and an independence referendum - elapsed between the 2012 local elections and the 2015 United Kingdom election. "Scotland must speak with a clear voice in this election to stop the Tories in their tracks". However, Ms Sturgeon, who joined the SNP's new council group in Glasgow, said: "I've heard lots of ludicrous arguments in my time in politics but this takes the prize for the most ludicrous argument".

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:51

Kim Hak Song was arrested Saturday "on suspicion of his hostile acts against [the state]", North Korea's state-run news agency KCNA reported Sunday. The longest held American at this time is Kim Dong Chul . He was accused of stealing a propaganda poster, and North Korean officials even released a video that purported to show him stealing it.

by | May 09, 2017 | 00:07

One, on the basis of the family drama and another on the basis of corruption. "It could have fallen lower had I not campaigned", he said referring to the SP's stunning defeat in the polls as he exhorted the workers to strengthen the party. Akhilesh came out with a cryptic reply, saying he very well know "aasteen ke saanp" (traitors). Earlier this week, Shivpal announced the launch of the "Samajwadi Secular Morcha" to be headed by Mulayam.

by | May 07, 2017 | 13:25

Coast Guard shut down a 14.5-mile stretch of the Mississippi River where high water and swift currents made boating treacherous, and levee districts asked for help in preventing wakes from passing boats. The town is about 20 miles north of St. Louis . About 200 homes have been damaged in the area along the Meramec, and another 1,500 are endangered if levees and sandbags don't hold.

by | May 07, 2017 | 13:06

An awesome freekick from Adem Ljajic nearly gave Torino a hard-fought win over Juventus in the Derby della Mole, but Gonzalo Higuain popped up at the death to rescue a point for the home side. Three days before Juventus host Monaco looking to reach the Champions League final after their 2-0 first leg, semi-final win last week, coach Massimiliano Allegri called for composure.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:54

The announcement followed a meeting of royal staff from around Britain - a rare gathering which prompted global speculation about the health of the monarch and her husband. While just hours after the official announcement was made he also joked about his advanced years at palace reception. Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth have four children; Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:39

North Korea poses a great threat to the US and its allies, US National Security Advisor Lt H R McMaster said today and asked the global community to ratchet up sanctions against the reclusive nation. The comments come after North Korea launched a mid-range ballistic missile on Saturday, which broke up a few minutes after launch, the third test-fire that failed in April.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:35

While Republicans lauded the legislation as a way to give more flexibility to employees, Democrats and labor groups slammed it, arguing that because the measure gives employers the final say on when the time off is used, they can essentially delay workers' overtime compensation.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:29

The text is a sign of the level to which ties between the two have deteriorated - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has yet to visit Beijing , more than five years after taking power. It also accused China of "hyping up" damage caused by North Korean nuclear tests to China's three northeastern provinces and said the program was needed for the "existence and development" of the country and "can never be changed nor shaken".

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:30

Watt in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, and if you are like me, you haven't seen much of Watt in his time at Wisconsin. At one point, he quit football to learn how to be a welder. The Texans' All-Pro defensive end said he texted Brown - they were teammates at Central Michigan before Watt transferred to Wisconsin - and offered some ideas.

by | May 01, 2017 | 16:57

The US views the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces as the most effective partner to counter the Islamic State group in northern Syria, an assessment bolstered by the SDF's steady advances against the jihadists. Let me be as clear as can be: We have never used northern Syria to launch any attack against Turkey. Kurdish officials said that the USA patrols are monitoring the Turkish-Syrian border to prevent an increase in tensions with Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and ...

by | April 30, 2017 | 01:46

China has also opposed the deployment of the THAAD system in South Korea. China reacted angrily to the progress the same day. "We have expressed serious concern to the US and South Korean sides", Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday.

by | April 30, 2017 | 00:05

Although the march is anchored in the USA capital, there were hundreds of sister marches happening in cities across the country and around the globe, including Geneva, Amsterdam and Lisbon. "There is no Planet B", read a sign held by Eva Gunther of Washington, D.C., as the protest assembled on the National Mall Saturday morning. "I don't think, truthfully, that there's any big hope that we're going to get significant climate action out of the Trump Administration", says Bill McKibben, the ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:32

After wishing his wife Kayla a "Happy Birthday" and having supporters sing to her, Moore announced Tuesday he will run for U.S. Senate. Roy Moore embraces Lydia Ford, 5, after announcing his Alabama Junior Senate race candidacy on April 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala .

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:48

He is appealing to the poor with promises to increase welfare, promising the money will come from new markets that he seeks to open by improving relations with President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and oil-rich socialist countries in South America.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:48

Every year, Reporters Without Borders publishes a comprehensive survey of the freedom of the media and the press around the world. The decliners were Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, Maldives and Uzbekistan, according to index. Afghanistan is at 120th. "Media freedom has declined throughout the region, but the erosion of the rule of law has been most visible in Macedonia", Reporters Without Borders said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:45

Netanyahu said the organizations "slander" Israeli troops "and seek to put our soldiers on trial as war criminals", and that Tel Aviv would routinely shelve meetings with the officials who would hold talks with the rights bodies. Public opinion in Germany was firmly on the foreign minister's side, with Spiegel weekly noting that "Netanyahu's government has pushed the historically imperative special treatment to its limits".

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:56

Mattis met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday during the unannounced trip to Kabul . Shortly after Mattis landed, militants carried out a suicide attack aimed at a joint US-Afghan military base in the southeastern province of Khost, officials said.