Global

by | January 30, 2018 | 03:34

The bill needed 60 votes to clear filibuster and move forward with actual vote, so the chances of it passing on Monday were slim. But Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., the bill's lead sponsor, will score points with his conservative base - one that's been grumbling in recent months over the return of "Lindsey Grahmnesty" and his crusade to find a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

by | January 30, 2018 | 02:27

After the USA reconnaissance aircraft changed its course off Russia's airspace border, the Russian Su-27 fighter jet returned to the base. In that incident, the Russian aircraft crossed in front of the US plane, forcing the USA plane through its jet wash and causing "a 15-degree roll and violent turbulence", USA officials said.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:36

He added: "We can not get our products in. It's very, very tough, and yet they send their product to us - no taxes, very little taxes". The European Commission has fired a warning shot over US President Donald Trump's veiled threat of a trade war, saying it will react "swiftly and appropriately" to any change in trade measures.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:24

Lighthizer is unsatisfied with Canadian proposals aimed at breaking a logjam on autos , and levelled multiple complaints about Canadian behaviour, including a wide-ranging complaint to the World Trade Organization he described as a "massive attack" on the American trading system.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:22

Monday's closed-door meeting comes as Democrats and Republicans on and off the committee spar over the significance of the four-page memo, which GOP lawmakers say reveals politically motivated surveillance abuses by federal officials targeting the Trump campaign.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:20

The attack on the academy came just two days after an ambulance exploded, killing at least 100 people. A Kabul police spokesman confirmed an incident inside a military facility near the Marshal Fahim university and said it was not yet clear if it was an attack by insurgents or was an internal military issue.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:10

The Cabinet also agreed that the Referendum Bill should include wording to repeal the Eighth Amendment, and also wording to be added into the Constitution to enable the Oireachtas to legislate on this matter. "But I think sometimes that term - pro-life and pro-choice - can be misunderstood". The Cabinet is thought to favour a "repeal and replace" approach .

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:48

The Hawaiian-born artist also won for best R&B performance for That's What I Like and best R&B album for 24K Magic . Then it was time for STING to present SONG OF THE YEAR , won by BRUNO MARS and THE STEREOTYPES for " That's What I Like ", a category KENDRICK LAMAR wasn't nominated for, so he's still on tap for seven.

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:38

The Russian daily further added that Netanyahu is also likely to bring up Iran's nuclear deal during the discussions with Putin. Following the meeting Netanyahu had confirmed that Israel's security is benefitted by the Putin's approach. "They were the ones who made a big sacrifice for victory over the Nazis". Netanyahu said the "main lesson of the rise of the Nazis and, afterward, their defeat, is that one needs to take a strong and timely stand against murderous ideologies".

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:17

During their meeting, the two discussed "the threats posed" to Jerusalem, a government statement read, and Abbas' efforts to garner worldwide support for the PA's demands for a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, Jordan's state media outlet Petra reported.

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:12

The agency provides support for more than 3 million Palestinians across the Middle East. Teachers, medical professionals and other staff gathered in Gaza City to protest the cuts that UNRWA officials have warned could threaten the education of more than half a million children.

by | January 29, 2018 | 23:38

While there were several challengers to the former army chief, as of last Wednesday nearly all of them had dropped out of the race. Pro-government media and public figures loyal to el-Sissi had pressured one of Egypt's oldest political parties, the Wafd, to field a candidate.

by | January 29, 2018 | 23:30

Be that as it may, the head of the Miami-Dade Schools Police told the Miami Herald that the move made "was justified to keep his flighty and brutal conduct from conveying further damage to others or himself'". The boy's father said he knows his son made a mistake, but believes the school and police department went too far. "A danger to society?' We have to make justice".

by | January 29, 2018 | 23:04

The decision comes after all but two of the key measures needed for reinstatement, set out by an independent taskforce, were met. Paralympic organizers said on Monday they would let some Russians compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in March, but upheld a ban on Moscow fielding a national team.

by | January 29, 2018 | 23:03

Republicans' irresponsibility and willingness to participate in Trump's schemes to bring down the investigation stun those who refuse to buy into crackpot conspiracies about a "deep state" and an FBI "secret society". The book challenged Trump's mental fitness for office and cited aides being anxious about his ability to handle the job. "Any attempt to remove the special counsel, pardon key witnesses or otherwise interfere in the investigation would be a gross abuse of power, and all members ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 22:03

McCabe has become a target of Republican lawmakers and the Republican president in connection with the FBI's investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she served as USA secretary of state. With his departure, McCabe joins a list of other top bureau officials who have stepped down in recent days as FBI Director Christopher Wray assembles his own team.

by | January 29, 2018 | 19:16

And while Trump has remarked about forcing different terms in the accord, he has not offered any details on what that means, and other nations have said they won't renegotiate the pact. President Trump expressed deep skepticism about mainstream climate science in his first worldwide TV interview since taking office, making incorrect statements about global temperatures and Arctic sea ice .

by | January 29, 2018 | 19:12

At the end of the glamorous event which many consider to be the holy grail of music recognition, rapper Kendrick Lamar and pop singer Bruno Mars were the biggest victor of the night. He is also nominated for Album of the Year . Handwritten notes bearing the names of the dead were projected on the stage as country music stars Maren Morris, Eric Church and Brothers Osborne performed Eric Clapton's Tears In Heaven.

by | January 29, 2018 | 18:55

The all-party meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar, besides leaders of the Opposition and other parties. The government hopes that the bill to end the practice of instant triple talaq would get similar support from the opposition as the Constitution amendment bill to allow the goods and services tax (GST) did past year.

by | January 29, 2018 | 18:46

Russian diplomats will host what Moscow is touting as a major peace conference on Syria this week, but there's a catch: The Syrian opposition won't be there. Around 1,600 delegates representing a wide range of Syria's political forces have been invited to participate in the Congress. Syrian troops have been advancing on Idlib since they launched a major offensive in December with the aid of Russian Federation.

by | January 29, 2018 | 18:46

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the bombing, which sent thick, black smoke into the sky from a site near the government's former Interior Ministry building. "The majority of the dead in the attack are civilians, but of course we have military casualties as well", Interior Ministry spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi told a news conference here.

by | January 29, 2018 | 17:48

It will be a breezy day, too, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Not much accumulation is expected and the potential for any measurable snow is decreasing. The National Weather Service is issuing a Winter Weather Advisory beginning at 10 p.m. Monday through noon on Tuesday. Less than 2 inches of snow remained on the ground across Western New York on Thursday.

by | January 29, 2018 | 17:35

Trump has high praise for French President Emmanuel Macron. Ms Villiers said that despite Mrs May's vision for life outside the European Union , the PM faced "immense pressure from a range of quarters to water it down". During the interview , he seemed open to revisiting his pledge to withdraw from 2015 Paris climate accord if the deal could be substantially revised.

by | January 29, 2018 | 17:03

In recent weeks, many Republicans have pivoted to focus instead on whether the FBI conspired against Trump when it began investigating the campaign, citing anti-Trump texts between two Justice Department officials who were at one point part of special counsel Mueller's investigation.

by | January 29, 2018 | 16:43

Sunday is forecasted to have snow showers mainly widespread around town and very light. Some slightly colder air will also build in on a northeast wind flow, so expect low temperatures to fall back into the low 30s. But in the coming days, chilly winds sweeping in from the Atlantic Ocean will bring a blitz of unsettled weather and sub-zero temperatures across the nation.

by | January 29, 2018 | 15:34

Now, the Sea of Thieves closed beta will end at 12am PT, 3am ET, 8am United Kingdom on Wednesday, January 31. As the good ship Sea of Thieves prepares to set sail in March , it's been put through its paces on the choppy waters of the Closed Beta Sea.

by | January 29, 2018 | 12:13

The import cover of India's foreign exchange reserves was 11.1 months at end September 2017 as compared with 11.3 months at end-March 2017, revealed the survey. The volume of transactions is business-to-business (B2B) and exports, which account for 30-34 percent respectively. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh , Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are the states with the greatest number of GST registrants.

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:38

Iraqi officials say a US military aircraft has mistakenly fired at a gathering of tribal fighters and civilians in the western province of Anbar, killing at least seven people. strike. "Any and all support comes at request/approval of Iraq; NO unilateral coalition operations in Iraq", said the spokesman, U.S. Army Colonel Ryan Dillon, in a tweet.

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:00

The interview was conducted on Thursday during Mr Trump's brief visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. And the embattled PM suffered a "fresh blow", the Mail on Sunday says, as Donald Trump criticised her handling of Brexit negotiations.

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:39

Victory sets up a semifinal clash against Sudan for Nigeria with victory in Marrakech on Wednesday to seal their place in the tournament showpiece. And in second half extra-time, Ikechukwu Gabriel scored the victor to send Nigeria into the last four.

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:16

Further praising tribal women from Chhattisgarh, who drive e-rickshaws amid continuing unrest by the Maoists, Modi said, "I want to appreciate the women of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh". He lauded the drive and said, 'Mission Clean Morna is a wonderful initiative'. "Huge social reforms can be brought about through mass movements", he said.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:32

The left-arm quick carved out a reputation as a fine T20 bowler in the IPL a year ago with his 24 wickets at 13.41. While Ben Stokes's big-money move will occupy most of the back-pages in England on stories on IPL, Mark Wood (INR 1.5 Crore) and Sam Billings (INR 1 Crore) too had takers in CSK.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:11

Niinisto won 62 per cent of the votes as a total of 98 per cent of ballots were counted. "I am very surprised at this kind of support". Some political observers suggested that Mr. "But if there are crucial changes in the environment, then we might be in a different situation". Born into a working-class family in the southwestern Finnish town of Salo in August 1948, Niinisto - the youngest of four children - became a lawyer before entering politics as a member of the conservative National ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:01

A MI judge sentenced Nassar on Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct in Ingham County and admitted to using his trusted medical position to assault and molest girls under the guise of medical treatment.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:46

The White House plan would also dramatically limit legal immigration in two key ways - by narrowing family-based immigration, and by eliminating the diversity visa program. While the plan calls for doubling the number of Dreamers, it is far from generous as it only allows the immigrants to apply for citizenship after 10 to 12 years and only if they have jobs and have not committed any crimes.