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by | June 23, 2017 | 03:56

Mr Johnson also said Russian hacking did not change election totals, but he can not be sure other meddling did not influence public opinion. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied responsibility for any cyber attacks during the US presidential election.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:16

Earlier in June, the Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel had said that unless the budgets of the state governments allow the fiscal space to waive off loans, it would be a risky path to tread on. "We have to respond to farmers, even though it will have an impact on state's finances". Five protesting farmers were shot dead this month in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, which along with Maharashtra is ruled by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:18

Unfortunately for them, the influential left-back picked up an injury in the 1-0 defeat of Morocco in a 2019 continental finals qualifier played just before they set off for Russian Federation, and has not been replaced. Stindl opened the scoring early on with a tidy finish after some good work from Julian Brandt , but the Asian Cup holders somewhat surprisingly restored parity shortly before the break when some poor goalkeeping from Bernd Leno allowed Tom Rogic to net.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:54

The MINDEF also demands a thorough investigation into the shooting down yesterday of a Syrian Air Force SU-22 fighter jet over the northern province of Raqqa, without knowing the whereabouts of the pilot who was catapulted after the attack.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:46

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, outgoing General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt and Apple's Cook all condemned the move. The White House official insisted that there has been "virtually no fallback" from Trump's Paris Agreement decision. "And they want federal agencies to start taking advantage of new tools, including artificial intelligence, to address lingering ills, like fraudulent government spending".

by | June 19, 2017 | 02:05

Mrs May met the five main Northern Ireland parties yesterday and warned time was running out to save the devolved institutions. Detractors of the pact include former Conservative prime minister John Major, who said it risked Westminster's neutrality in an ongoing and fragile process.

by | June 19, 2017 | 02:02

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to reporters. Malian special forces intervened, backed by United Nations soldiers and troops from a French counter-terrorism force. France intervened in Mali in 2013 to oust Islamic extremists who had seized control of the major northern towns the year before. "The U.S. Embassy informs U.S.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:28

The giant-killer squandered five match points to go down fighting to the 47 ranked Kazumasa Sakai of Japan , 21-17, 26-28, 18-21 in 1 hour 16 minutes. The world no.22 Indian had last won a Super Series in 2015 and will be hoping to end his search when he takes on his Japanese opponent in the summit clash on Sunday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:24

If the team can handle the pressure of hosting, it has the chance to start off on the right foot against the Oceania champions. Over the past five years, there have been numerous incidents of racism during matches in Russian Federation. His squad for the Confederations Cup consists exclusively of Russia-based players, with Guilherme Marinato (a naturalised Brazilian) called up at the age of 31.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:27

That problem is compounded by the fact that May has yet to strike a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party that would give her the extra votes in Parliament she needs for a working majority. "As we enter negotiations next week, we will do so in a spirit of cooperation, taking a pragmatic approach, trying to find a solution that works both for the United Kingdom and the European Union 27", he told reporters before a meeting of the 28 EU finance ministers in Luxembourg.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:25

In the United States , which is not participating in any deal to hold back production, oil output C-OUT-T-EIA has risen more than 10 percent over the past year to 9.3 million bpd, and the Energy Information Administration ( EIA ) expects that figure to rise above 10 million bpd in 2018.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:15

Her remarks were echoed by Miguel Arias Canete, the climate action and energy commissioner of the European Council, who also emphasized the importance of keeping promises to push the pact forward. He says it's something the USA can be proud of. Governors and analysts cited moves including California's effort to get 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources, northeast states' potentially tightening maximum allowances for carbon, and OR working on measures to put a price on carbon.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:37

For instance, in the Nixon Watergate probe the existence of Nixon's White House taping system was revealed in a surprise tidbit of testimony from a little-known presidential aide named Alexander Butterfield. Richard Painter, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, who served as the chief ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush, said he had no idea what Comey might say.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:34

The also said the NDA candidate is likely to file the nomination papers on June 23. The vote count will be on July 20, four days before incumbent Pranab Mukherjee's term ends. As many as 21 AAP MLAs are also eligible to vote. BJP President Amit Shah has constituted a three-member-panel- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union minister M.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:33

Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu intervened to fix the damage caused by the rude behavior of Anantapur MP JC Diwakar Reddy towards the staff of Indigo airlines. IndiGo, state-run Air India, SpiceJet and Jet Airways announced flying ban on Reddy last night itself while full- service carrier Vistara and two more budget airlines - GoAir and AirAsia India - today barred him from their flights.

by | June 16, 2017 | 05:59

The study showed almost 1 in 10 Chinese older adults become new victims of elder abuse every two years and risk factors vary based on the type of abuse. "I've got a checklist - red flags - for potential abuse; if a person is dependent on the family member for care or companionship - those are sort of what I get concerned about".

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:15

Otto Warmbier , the Universityi of Virginia student who was held captive in North Korea since January 2016, arrived in his home state of OH in a comatose state. The release of Warmbier , 18 months into a 15-year sentence, came as US President Donald Trump invited South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-In to Washington for talks on the escalating standoff over the North's nuclear program.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:34

However, as to Obstruction of Justice and 18 USC § 1512 (b)(3), the evidence we have is sufficient to move forward now. Sherman's article claims that in order to hinder or terminate the criminal investigations, Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to cut short the Flynn investigation, and then fired Comey to relieve the pressure of the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:31

Panama is opening diplomatic relations with China , the latest blow to Taiwan as Beijing's leaders seek to isolate the self-governing island. A joint statement released in the evening said Panama and China were recognizing each other and establishing ambassador-level relations as of that same day.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:30

As she spoke at the private meeting, party managers continued talks with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) of Northern Ireland about its 10 MPs working with her 318 Conservative group of MPs to give them a majority in the House of Commons.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:29

But his campaign was a relative success as Labour's vote increased by nearly ten per cent, gaining them MPs instead of losing them. "But she has taken off the table membership of the single market". "I hope she realises today, very quickly, that she can not continue", said Mr McDonnell. "I am surprised that Corbyn added two percentage points to what I projected, and I did say that I would eat this book", Goodwin said, holding a copy of his book on Brexit .

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:25

Despite the recent hiccups over the issue, US-India trade has grown six-fold since 2000, from Dollars 19 billion to USD 115 billion in 2016, according to the White House . A proposed overhaul of H-1B visas - working permits used by thousands of Indian software engineers to work in the United States - has caused huge concern.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:47

Although Brexit was supposed to be front-and-center during the campaign - the Conservatives advocating for a so-called "hard Brexit ", with Britain severing almost all ties with the European Union , and Labour for a "soft" one - the subject scarcely featured in debate.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:36

Did you find this article informative? "Earlier today, I authorized our special forces with the support of our worldwide partners to conduct a strike against an al-Shabaab training camp near Sakow", read a statement from Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:31

Two top United States intelligence officials on Wednesday testified that they had never been " pressured " to intervene in any investigation, disputing reports that President Trump had asked them to back off a probe into Russian Federation meddling in the election and any collusion by the Trump campaign.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:30

Trump said Friday that he was "committing the United States to Article 5". He says, "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". During the campaign and in his first months in office, Trump was highly critical of the amount that other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states gave for defense spending.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:30

Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Saturday condoled the death of NSCN (K) chairman S S Khaplang saying it was tragic that he passed away before things could be taken forward to their logical conclusion. Be belong to Hemi Naga tribe of Myanmar. While Khaplang joined the Angami Zapu Phizo's Naga Nationalist Council (NNC) in 1968, Muivah had joined it in 1964.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:00

Throughout the interview , Stone allowed Putin to set the tone of the conversation and did not intercede even when fact checking would have been warranted, nor did he interview the opposition figures. He had earlier said that former secretary of state Hillary Clinton can not be argued with because she is "weak" and a woman. The President also answered questions on American whistleblower Edward Snowden who was granted Russian asylum, Hillary Clinton and his controversial views on ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:00

On Wednesday, China's foreign affairs ministry rejected a Pentagon report in which it was said that the communist nation would build a military base in Pakistan. Beijing's maritime claims in the South China Sea were nullified past year by the United Nations Permanent Court of Arbitration. The Pentagon has been predicting since at least 2014 that China would carry out patrols of the submarines with the missiles onboard.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:37

But I would leave a state visit for later". "Police officers in our communities act as the eyes and ears of the security services, providing the intelligence and information that allow us to disrupt attempted terrorist attacks". Asked if Mr Trump's official trip to Britain will go ahead, Mrs May said: "Yes". Trump said. He followed that by calling the Democrats "obstructionist".

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:36

England's top order, Hales and Root in particular, made use of home conditions and took New Zealand's seamers to task, after Jason Roy fell in the eighth over. Kiwi skipper Williamson said he thought his team "had a sniff" at the halfway mark and admitted his dismissal on 87, to a venomous short ball from Wood that fizzed off the pitch and took his glove, was a pivotal moment in the match.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:21

He became the first sitting USA president to visit the site in East Jerusalem , which Israel occupied in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognized by the global community. In Bethlehem, Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:18

London Mayor Sadiq Khan had not downplayed the seriousness of the terrorist attacks but had instead sought to reassure residents that they should not be alarmed by an increased police presence. He ended it with by mocking Trump's well-known Twitter conclusion. Spicer has tried to dismiss conversation about Trump's tweets in the past by simply saying, Trump's tweet "speaks for itself".

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:10

During Trump's speech Thursday , he claimed that US contributions to the Green Climate Fund - a pool of money the United Nations uses to help countries implement clean energy tech - and other environmental initiatives have placed a "draconian" burden on the United States.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:55

THEN: Trump had plenty of harsh words for Saudi Arabia before his election. Bahrain is home to the USA fleet in the Middle East. Trump was in Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his first foreign tour, which also includes stops in Israel, the Vatican, Belgium and Italy over the coming days.