by | February 17, 2017 | 00:49

Also Tuesday, U.S. European Command confirmed that Russian jets had conducted unsafe fly-bys of a U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS Porter , in the Black Sea on February 10. "It's part of a series of aggressive actions by Russian Federation that threaten USA national security and the security of our allies", Murphy said.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:48

President Trump tapped law school dean Alexander Acosta to head the U.S. Department of Labor Thursday - the son of Cuban immigrants and a former prosecutor. "After careful consideration and discussions with my family, I am withdrawing my nomination for secretary of Labor", Puzder said in a statement emailed by his spokesman.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:24

Reines, a former aide of Clinton, has earlier tweeted his thoughts about Flynn's resignation. Clinton retweeted Philippe Reines's post and added her own commentary. Flynn was charged with talking to Russian Federation about easing sanctions on the government before President Trump took office. She said: "Philippe's got his own way of saying things, but he has a point about the real consequences of fake news ".

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:22

Those rights will no longer be able to be revoked without a hearing and without due process. Chuck Grassley, a leading Republican critic of the rule, said it is filled with "vague characteristics that do not fit into the federal mentally defective standard" prohibiting someone from buying or owning a gun.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:19

He did not specify the sort of investigation that he wants, or whether he would be satisfied by the sort of actions former Attorney General Loretta Lynch took in saying she would accept the decision of FBI Director James Comey when he was probing Hillary Clinton's emails.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:19

Once they took both my phone and the access PIN, they returned me to the holding area with the cots and other sleeping detainees until they finished copying my data. From the time Donald Trump has banned all Muslim countries to enter into the U.S., there has been huge protest. Now, he is back to his home and has also resumed his duty at the JPL.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:22

Setting forth a series of "outside the box" theories about the future at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Musk again said that he is willing to die on Mars, but " just not on impact ". Through a neural lace, Musk believes we could "achieve a symbiosis between human and machine intelligence", and that the technology "maybe solves the control problem and the usefulness problem ".

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:15

With still no date set, Peskov said it is possible the two may have to wait until the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. "No, [the issue] was not raised", Peskov told reporters. This comes as the president's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, comes under fire for privately discussing US sanctions against Russia in a phone call with a Russian official before Mr.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:16

Russian fighter jets made low-altitude, high-speed passes at the USS Porter in worldwide waters within the Black Sea Feb. 10, U.S. European Command spokesman Captain Danny Hernandez told Washington Free Beacon reporters . US Defense Department spokesperson Michelle Baldanza said the incidents were deemed " unsafe and unprofessional ", pointing out that the Russian aircraft did not have their transponders on.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:59

The police official said he had been detained weeks ago and formally charged last week. His detention had not previously been made public. Initially, while he did not deny being a member of IS group, he denied being "an enemy of the Turkish state" and only wanted to get back at the Turkish government for its military crackdown on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:57

Most of the passengers were elderly including men and women who trapped under the crushed bus. The group was returning from a day tour viewing cherry blossoms at a central Taiwanese farm when the bus crashed, reports CNA. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Lin Chuan gave their condolences. The authorities have revoked the licences of a Taiwanese tour agency and a tour bus owner after one of its buses careened off a highway on Monday, killing 33 and injuring 11 passengers in ...

by | February 14, 2017 | 01:03

Security forces struck the hideout and three managed to escape. Pellet guns, a so-called non-lethal weapon used by security forces in Kashmir, had become a weapon of revulsion after hundreds of people, a lot of them children, were injured during a month-long uprising in the valley after militant commander Burhan Wani was shot dead by police in July.

by | February 14, 2017 | 01:00

The event brought out many people who have never participated in political events of this kind. Planned Parenthood has abortion quotas for its clinics, something that pro-life groups have known for years. Live Action also interviewed Marianne Anderson, a former Planned Parenthood nurse in Indianapolis. "This is the first time I've done something like this here", he said.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:09

When asked in August about the rise of right-wing populism in Germany and elsewhere, Mr Steinmeier criticised those who "make politics with fear". Although the president does not have much executive power, he is considered an important moral authority.

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:03

However, he still backed the government to stay in power amid the largest protests in the country since the fall of communism in 1989. Protests have continued this week, albeit in smaller numbers. "This process will take time", he added. Grindeanu has said the aim was to bring penal law into line with the constitution and to reduce overcrowding in prisons.

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:03

RFS Deputy Commissioner Rob Rogers said it would be tough day for many across the state. These are usually on very high to extreme fire days. About 300 firefighters are actively fighting blazes, and thousands more are on standby, he said.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:59

A large number of personnel of the participating navies, as well as observers, foreign diplomats and senior officials of Pakistan's armed forces took part in the event. As many as 37 countries are participating in the four-day exercise. The premier said he looks forward to a successful and rewarding exercise and thanked all participating countries for taking part in this endeavour of readiness for promotion of peace.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:58

The reward is being given to anyone in the world who may be able to provide information on Mr Toledo. Among plea bargains to emerge was a claim from Odebrecht's former chief in Peru, Jorge Barata, that the company gave Toledo's government a $20-million bribe for the highway project.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:55

Oroville Flows from the damaged Oroville Dam spillway were increased twice overnight, but the lake level has risen to less than 6 feet of the uncontrolled emergency spillway's edge. The net effect is that with releases virtually halted and heavy inflows from a series of very wet winter storms continuing to pour into the reservoir, the lake is rising steadily.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:55

US officials said the two aircraft came within 300 meters (984 feet) of each other. The incident occurred late in the morning in global airspace over the South China Sea near Scarborough Shoal, said Navy Capt. China's blockade of Scarborough Shoal, a prime fishing spot, prompted the previous Philippine government to file a legal case in 2013 at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, infuriating Beijing, which refused to take part.