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by | June 17, 2017 | 11:24

A half-dozen patrons gathered at the tavern Thursday afternoon for the $1 taco special and to shoot pool said Hodgkinson didn't hang out there and wasn't known to them. We (whether you are on the left and the right) need to begin bridging the divide, or we will see more people like James Hodgkinson on the horizon.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:28

Following the House vote, Trump hosted an event in the Rose Garden to celebrate its passage. "We wrote a bill in the House, which nobody could amend", said Graham. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Republican, said she is looking for a $45 billion commitment over a 10-year period to make sure addicts in her hard-hit state will be able to get treatment under the Republican health care model, which would phase out Obamacare's vast expansion of Medicaid coverage for the poor.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:28

Recently Nicholson asked for 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to bolster the current levels - 8,400 Americans and 5,000 soldiers from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. The finality of the decision isn't entirely clear. In an effort to prevent a full-out combat mission and to stress the advisory role of the USA military presence, the Obama administration placed very specific limits on the number of troops sent to Iraq.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:26

The policy calls on Americans traveling to Cuba to use "private businesses and services provided by the Cuban people, rather than businesses and services provided by". Obama announced in December 2014 that he and Cuban leader Raul Castro were restoring diplomatic ties between their countries, arguing that the policy the USA had pursued for decades had failed to bring about change and that it was time to try a new approach.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:32

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region's biggest diplomatic crisis in years. The Trump administration is insisting that Qatar drop all connections with the Muslim Brotherhood - both inside its borders and in other countries, including Jordan, CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan reports.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:28

May's majority in parliament until the snap election was only held by 17 seats, but now she is at a considerable disadvantage. "For the economy, households and corporates will be concerned by the increased political uncertainty ", said Azad Zangana, senior European Economist at fund manager Schroders in London .

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:15

The New York Times notes that "the rules for admitting people from the six countries covered by the latest travel ban [who were also covered by the previous ban] have remained nearly entirely unchanged". "Indeed, the President recently confirmed his assessment that it is the "countries" that are inherently risky, rather than the 180 million individual nationals of those countries who are barred from entry under the President's 'travel ban, '" the judge wrote.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:12

It came amid heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, which is now detaining four Americans. At the time of his visit, an American citizen, Kenneth Bae, was being held by North Korea on charges that he had planned an operation to topple North Korea's government with religious activities.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:09

The Eritrean Information Ministry's statement of support on Monday came despite its previously close ties with energy-rich Qatar. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticized Monday the sanctions imposed against Qatar, describing them as inhumane and non-Islamic, and calling on Gulf and Arab countries to solve the issue.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:46

May remains in 10 Downing Street with a much diminished power base after her Conservative party fell short of an overall majority in the House of Commons , the lower house of the United Kingdom parliament, as the general election results threw up a hung Parliament yesterday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:42

Assuming the oft-impulsive president doesn't change his mind, the report would seem to quash earlier caginess on the part of Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer regarding the issue. "I said to myself, I said "You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won", Trump said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:43

Up next is the G-20 meeting in Germany in July . On Monday, Trudeau was pressed on his alleged comments by NDP leader Tom Mulcair. The Prime Minister's office said later in an e-mail that it has asked the magazine for a correction. However, Canada's environment minister, Catherine McKenna, said the meeting did the opposite. It says the leaders "reaffirmed their commitment to multilateralism, combating climate change, strengthening environmental protection, as well as pursuing clean ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:42

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education ( MSBSHSE ) declared the HSC 2017 results on Tuesday May 30. The board is headquartered in Pune. Students can check the state-wise, district-wise and school-wise toppers list from the same website cited above. Meanwhile, here's how you can check your scores online once the results are announced.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:32

They are the first new settlement announcements since Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories last month, when he tried to encourage both sides back to the negotiating table. The construction of settlements in the region is considered illegal under worldwide law. Almost 400,000 Jewish settlers are estimated to be living in the West Bank along with 2.8 million Palestinians.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:43

That means the DUP would back the government on confidence motions and budget votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. On social welfare, the DUP is opposed to some Conservative policies that would reduce pensions, for example.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:41

With the loss of an absolute Conservative majority in Parliament, on Friday morning the only foreseeable way her party could form a governing coalition was in partnership with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists, a faction deeply skeptical of the "hard Brexit" May and her Conservative allies have defended for months.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:42

The Conservatives won the biggest share of seats in Thursday's election, but lost their majority in Parliament and will have to rely on support from a smaller party to govern. Her only chance of an overall working majority is with the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), a fringe political party in Northern Ireland, which is demanding a package of measures on finance in return for support in Parliament.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:38

A soldier near the site where the kidnapping took place . Another Chinese woman just managed to escape during the confrontation between the abductors and the two Chinese nationals. After this incident, the Pakistan side had made their utmost efforts to rescue the hostage. Sources said army officials told the editors and reporters that such a news report would be "disrespectful" to the Chinese.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:37

However, the nature of the Qatari delegation's visit was unknown. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain had earlier branded as terrorists the same individuals, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef Al-Qaradawi, and entities including Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:34

Prime Minister Theresa May chose to hold a snap election to boost her majority and strengthen her hand in European Union divorce talks. With talks due to start in Brussels on June 19, Mr Tusk said it was their "urgent task" to get on with the negotiations in "the best possible spirit".