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by | July 07, 2017 | 00:56

Donald Trump has only been in office for six months, but he already has a streak of awkward handshakes-or in this case, snubs-with world leaders. As soon as she is done with meeting Melania, Kornhauser-Duda can be clearly seen reaching out to Trump to shake his hand.

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:58

In Oct. 2016, the Dept. of Education finalized an overhaul of its "Borrower Defense" rule , with the goal of making it easier for students to have their federal loans discharged if they attended a school that had used illegal or deceptive tactics to persuade them to borrow funds to finance their education.

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:54

The substance was thrown shortly before a vote on the budget was expected to take place at 1:30 p.m. Reporter Greg Bishop is hearing unconfirmed reports there was an arrest and the building is on lockdown. The nation's fifth-largest state has been without a complete budget for two fiscal years due to political wrangling. "This is a 2-by-4 smacked across the foreheads of the people of IL", the governor told reporters Wednesday.

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:54

The minister added that the Bhutan government had made it clear that China was trying to claim Bhutanese land and said this was "absolutely wrong". Further, Chinese embassy officials in India, except for the ambassador and press officer, are rarely identified and keep a low profile.

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:52

Tillerson's statement sought to tie the need for Russian cooperation in Syria to the US mission to defeat ISIS, saying, "In order to complete the mission, the global community, and especially Russia , must remove obstacles to the defeat of ISIS and help provide stability that prevents ISIS from rising anew from the ashes of their failed and fraudulent caliphate".

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:56

The company was maintained on Thursday, January 12 by Beaufort Securities. Beaufort Securities maintained Biffa PLC (LON:BIFF) on Thursday, March 16 with "Buy" rating. Kremer Wesley D sold $164,731 worth of stock. The company's market cap is GBX 330.33 million. The Firm operates through operating restaurants segment.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:53

As the bonds mature, the government pays the face value to the Fed. By taking the bonds off the market, the Fed helped to encourage lower long-term interest rates that made it less expensive for consumers and businesses to borrow. The Fed voted in June to raise short-term rates by a quarter point to a range of 1 to 1.25 percent, the third quarter in a row the bank has lifted rates.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:54

Nishikori dug deep to keep his Wimbledon hopes alive as the Japanese ninth seed ground out a 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 6-1, 7-6 (8/6) win over Ukrainian qualifier Sergiy Stakhovsky. The Croatian beat Konta in their last meeting, in the Nottingham Open final last month. So spare a thought for a player ranked 51 places below her opponent, and whose watching boyfriend Stan Wawrinka was a surprise loser in the first round of the men's singles on Monday.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:51

India defeated Sri Lanka by 16 runs at Bristol. The Indian team is in red hot form after successive and consecutively wins over England, West Indies and Pakistan so now the team India captures the top positions in the table of the game.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:50

A U.S. soldier was killed and two others were wounded July 3 during an operation against the Taliban in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, the U.S. "We will keep our thoughts and prayers as we reflect on the sacrifice he and others have made to secure our freedoms and help make Afghanistan a better place", he added.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:39

Some Americans apparently believe that the US declared its independence from Mexico in 1776, according to a poll released Tuesday. In the NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist College poll, more than two-thirds of American adults ― 68 percent ― said they trust the media "not at all" or "not very much".

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:31

The list of demands to overcome the crisis comprised 13 points, including the closure of the Al-Jazeera TV channel, the end of diplomatic relations with Iran and the closure of a Turkish military base in the emirate. In June, Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism , a charge that Doha denies.

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:28

She also said the United States exit from the 2015 Paris climate pact had made Europe "more determined than ever" to make the accord a success. "We know certain positions that the American government holds and I don't expect that these positions will be abandoned as a result of a two-day trip to Hamburg", Merkel said.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:58

Rumors surfaced last month that Trump was scheduled to visit the United Kingdom but that his visit was cancelled amid political turmoil in London and fears that the U.S. The Queen's Speech , which lays out the parliamentary agenda for the year and also highlights all major state visits to the country, made no mention of a visit by the US President.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:58

The release of this video will lead many to believe that it was timed to coincide with a meeting of West African leaders and France's president in Mali on Sunday. French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday threw his weight behind a planned Sahel force to fight jihadists on a lightning visit to Mali but told countries in the region their efforts had to bear fruit.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:55

The gender pay difference nationally is 82 cents for women against every dollar for men and as of 2015, federal government jobs' pay gap was 11 percent, according to a CNN look at an Office of Personnel Management report. US President Donald Trump's right-hand Kiwi is not being paid handsomely for his trouble. On Thursday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders falsely insisted that Trump "in no way, form or fashion has ever promoted or encouraged violence".

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:56

One-time Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Federal Minister in the first republic, Dr. Maitama Sule, according to the Acting President, is best remembered on the global scene, as one of our country's foremost envoys whose clarity of voice and vision contributed significantly to the high esteem and respect Nigeria earned at the United Nations.

by | July 03, 2017 | 02:00

Moreover, state universities like Ambedkar University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University already have 85% seats reserved for Delhi students. Atishi Marlena, advisor to the Delhi Education Minister, explained another reason behind this move, "Around 2.5 lakh students pass out from Delhi schools every year and only 28,000 of them are able to secure a seat in DU colleges".

by | July 03, 2017 | 02:01

He struggled to find words for the man who shot her. "And for reasons that are incomprehensible to me, the family is now planning her funeral instead of a going-away party for college", West Goshen Police Chief Joseph Gleason said. A witness described hearing a loud noise and then seeing one auto, which belonged to Roberson, swerving off the road while another sped away, officials said.

by | July 03, 2017 | 01:59

Hampton and the other man were arrested after they pulled up to the Side Effects Club in a Mercedes and exited the vehicle, LaBarge said in an interview. Ricky Hampton , 25, from Memphis, Tennessee , who performs under the name Finesse 2 Tymes, was arrested outside the Side Effects Club in Birmingham, Alabama, at 1:15 a.m.