by | May 06, 2017 | 09:13

Tillerson called on all countries last week to suspend or downgrade diplomatic ties with Pyongyang. Tillerson's first meeting with all members of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations will also address China's pursuit of territory in the South China Sea.

by | May 06, 2017 | 09:04

The landmark legislation, which squeaked by in the House after several failed efforts, now moves on to the Senate, where it faces daunting challenges because of the same ideological splits between conservative and moderate Republicans that almost killed it in the House.

by | May 06, 2017 | 09:01

Also, the court rejected the State government's petition seeking more clarity in its ruling. It ordered notice to Chief Secretary Nalini Netto on the contempt plea and fixed the matter for hearing on May 9. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan signed the related file tonight and the government order would be issued on Saturday, sources in his office said. Following the SC's order, the Congress-led UDF and BJP attacked the government, demanding Vijayan's resignation and immediate reinstatement ...

by | May 05, 2017 | 01:15

The incidents began when dozens of people - either covering their faces or wearing helmets - threw Molotov cocktails and stones at riot police who responded with tear gas grenades. Cheers of "Marine President!" and anti-immigrant chants were heard as she called Mr Macron "the caviar left". In a speech before the gilded statue in Paris of Joan of Arc, his heroine, Jean-Marie Le Pen urged French voters to back his daughter in Sunday's runoff.

by | May 05, 2017 | 01:09

But Trump has been criticised for going beyond the phone call to Duterte and inviting him to the White House. The two leaders also discussed tensions in North Korea, with Mr Xi reiterating China's call for restraint and dialogue. Although Trump gave no timeframe for the invitation, Duterte on Monday told reporters he could not commit because he might be "tied up" with other overseas trips.

by | May 05, 2017 | 00:51

Jane Goodall has a message for Ivanka Trump after the first daughter quoted the inspirational conservationist and primatologist in her new book Women Who Work . At least two female leaders have also critiqued Trump after being quoted in " Women Who Work ". In a statement given to CNN Money , Goodall urged Ivanka to read the quote for a second time: "I sincerely hope she will take the full import of my words to heart".

by | May 05, 2017 | 00:49

Erdogan claimed that a new conflict-free zone would be established in the Idlib area. Elsewhere in his remarks, Lavrov expressed hope that the latest round of UN-brokered Syria talks in the Swiss city of Geneva would be held this month. A video of the aftermath of Wednesday's explosion posted online by the Azaz Media Center shows charred cars and firefighters struggling to put out a blaze.

by | May 05, 2017 | 00:14

Speaking at times with a raised voice, Mr Comey said he faced two hard decisions when agents told him in October that they had found emails potentially connected to the Clinton case on a laptop belonging to former Representative Anthony Weiner, who separated previous year from top Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:52

Erdogan signed a membership document to rejoin the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) that he co-founded, at a ceremony at its headquarters. "From now on there is no option other than opening the chapters you have not yet opened. If you don't then goodbye!" "Turkey is not their (the EU's) doorman", he added.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:52

Topolobampo was the second restaurant in a row from Chicago to win the top US restaurant award. Stephen Starr of Starr Restaurants - won the outstanding restaurateur award at a ceremony many consider the Oscars of the culinary world. Mark Furstenberg of Bread Furst was named "Outstanding Baker". The James Beard Foundation announced last October that the awards will remain in Chicago through 2021.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:46

John Dorrian, the spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve, told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday. "This was notification and not coordination, as you would expect from a partner and an ally". Pressed on how much advance notice Turkey gave the U.S., Dorrian said it was "less than an hour". "These are our partner forces". Yıldırm reportedly added that "cooperation against terrorism would continue".

by | May 01, 2017 | 19:29

To some longtime North Korea watchers there are parallels with the authoritarian state's own brinkmanship diplomacy. Like when Trump says that he misses his old life and thought that being president " would be easier ". A proposal to encourage U.S. companies to bring home profits could cause capital to "flee away from emerging markets", said Margaret Yang of CMC Markets in a report.

by | May 01, 2017 | 19:26

Erdogan is due in Washington on May 16 for his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump . On Friday, a commander of the Kurdish People's Protection Units told Reuters he expected United States troops to arrive on the border of the autonomous region to protect its inhabitants from shelling, and video footage circulating online shows armoured vehicles with American flags ranged along the Turkish border.

by | May 01, 2017 | 19:25

But the SNP said Labour was likely to "disappear into political oblivion" at the election. But he stressed that the "big issue in this election is this party's future post the Brexit referendum". "It's very clear that even people who voted Yes in 2014, they don't want one". Scotland's devolved government, run by Sturgeon's Scottish National Party (SNP), says this means the country should be given a new chance to decide whether it wants to split from the UK.

by | May 01, 2017 | 19:23

Trump said in a wide-ranging White House interview recorded on his 100th day in office, broadcast during a special edition of CBS This Morning airing from the East Room of the White House. And instead of $3 billion for border security, which was requested by the Trump administration, the bill includes just half of that - $1.5 billion.

by | May 01, 2017 | 19:24

Macron first sought a debate with Le Pen in February "which she refused". Two other French police officers were allegedly wounded during the attack before the attacker, reportedly inspired and affiliated with ISIS, was shot and killed by police.

by | April 30, 2017 | 02:11

Friday prayers will take place at unity tents set up across the occupied West Bank, with mass rallies expected to be held afterwards to show solidarity with Palestinian detainees on hunger strike. Protesters were tear gassed in al-Khalil (Hebron) and Eizariya. The Salt Water Challenge appears to have been started by Barghouti's son, Aarab Marwan Barghouti, who on Wednesday posted a video of himself on social media drinking salt water.

by | April 30, 2017 | 02:13

Canada Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary, the businessman turned TV star who is sometimes likened to Donald Trump, has announced that he is pulling out of the race. Mr O'Leary said his United States television punditry served Canadian interests. Bernier has yet to comment on the turn of events but he is expected to hold a news conference around 4:30 p.m.

by | April 30, 2017 | 02:11

He's also slated to make another $400K at an upcoming Health conference by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. For awhile now, Barack Obama held his tongue on Donald Trump. Warren compared "money in politics" to a "snake that slithers through Washington". Trump walked away from the allegation in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.

by | April 28, 2017 | 02:10

Since the incident on the eve of France's election, it has emerged that Cheurfi was detained in February for threatening to kill police - before being freed. Meanwhile, the two police officers injured in the attack are said to be out of danger. French prosecutors are investigating whether the man who killed a policeman in Paris had accomplices and links to terrorist groups, as France prepares to vote in the closest, most volatile election in years.