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by | April 23, 2018 | 13:50

Iran is upping the rhetoric in return - with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warning Saturday Tehran is ready to "vigorously" resume enrichment if the United States ditches the nuclear accord. It is where U.S. soldiers are said to have gathered after the battle, which took place in June 1918 in Belleau Wood, about 100 km northeast of Paris in the Champagne region.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:49

State-run Ikhbariya TV showed thick grey smoke billowing from the Daesh-held Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood Sunday, and government warplanes streaking overhead amid heavy bombardment of the area. Douma was the final target of the government's sweeping campaign to seize back control of eastern Ghouta from rebels after seven years of revolt. On March 21, 36 servicemen were killed when repelling one of these attacks by militants.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:49

Unlike the "Electric Yerevan" movement of 2016, the Russian media is not condemning the latest developments in Yerevan, nor dpes ot seek pro-western roots in the demonstrations as it is more than clear that the main agenda of the protests is internal and against the possible life-long rule of PM Serzh Sargsyan whose 10-year presidency and corrupted government has disappointed a considerable part of the Armenian society.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:46

Earlier, Petra Kvitova put the Czech Republic into a sixth Fed Cup final in eight years following her win against Angelique Kerber in the other semi-final in Stuttgart. The Czech Republic look well set to continue their impressive recent Fed Cup form having won the title five times in the last seven years. However, world number 20 Mladenovic then shrugged off a back injury to come from a set down and defeat 16th-ranked Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 to leave the semi-final delicately poised ahead ...

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:47

Preparations have already been made ahead of Prince George and Princess Charlotte's new sibling's arrival, with the hospital ready to receive the third royal baby at any moment. However, Princess Charlotte was born in May 2015 just two hours and 34 minutes after Kate arrived at the Lindo Wing. The duchess was affected by the same condition during her two previous pregnancies.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:41

At the time of the White House incident, Reinking lived in an apartment above his father's business, a crane rental company in Tremont, Illinois, according to the sheriff's office incident reports . He had one hand on it. A 29-year-old male patron inside the restaurant grabbed the rifle from the suspect and tossed it over a counter, Mr Aaron said.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:39

Elliott restarted third in the NASCAR overtime and moved into second just before the white flag lap but could not catch Kyle Busch in time to mount an effective pass for the lead. One of the most surprising finishes of the day was Chase Elliott . That was true even though three cars were often in close proximity of each other in the hunt for the lead.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:36

A tiny unmanned aircraft has apparently caused quite a stir in the capital of Saudi Arabia, reportedly prompting King Salman to seek shelter in a military bunker as security forces moved in to deal with the intruder. The authenticity of the videos could not be verified. But the government ruled out any major security breach, adding that an investigation had been launched into the incident.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:36

Based on the analysis of the sample results as well other information and materials collected by the team, the mission would compile a report and submit it to the organisation's member states, the statement said. In Douma , the experts will have to gather biological samples from victims, both survivors and fatalities, as well as environmental evidence, said George Famini, a former USA government official and now chemical safety consultant with 35 years in chemical defense and security.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:34

The longest-serving Republican in the Senate, Hatch, eighty three, announced his retirement programs a few weeks before, despite efforts from President Trump . "I'm exhausted of business as usual in Washington , D.C". "And I hope to be able to get the job done for the people of Utah". Romney noted that he gathered signatures, which guaranteed him a spot on the GOP ballot.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:36

The Iranian FM also warned Washington's allies, France and Germany, who have not yet definitively ruled out the possibility of "amending" the deal, that trying to " appease " US President Donald Trump would be " an exercise in futility ".

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:33

In testimony before Congress previous year, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he asked a friend to share content from the memos with the press, in the hopes it would lead to the appointment of a special counsel.

by | April 22, 2018 | 02:44

The company has clearly made a decision to quit consumer health while it is ahead - the unit's net sales grew organically by 6% between 2015 and 2017, outpacing the consumer health market's growth of approximately 4% over the same period. The transaction will be executed through the sale of Merck KGaA's shares in a number of legal entities as well as various asset sales. P&G's ultimate 3.4 billion euro buyout price is significantly lower than the initial 4 billion euro tag that Merck had ...

by | April 22, 2018 | 02:36

The inspiration for the historic change of rules was Sen. Duckworth introduced the resolution earlier in the week after becoming the first sitting senator to give birth while in office . So the Illinois Democrat is proposing that babies be allowed into the chamber. "I was disrupting the progress of the Senate, supposedly", Enzi said.

by | April 22, 2018 | 02:23

Still, he says, "sometimes a cosmetic change becomes real". Fellow guest Gloria La Riva , director of the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee, remarked that the change in power was an example of a "very orderly transition". U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the first woman to ever lead the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and now the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, also tore into the communist regime.

by | April 22, 2018 | 02:18

Worldwide cooperation "has served us so well and delivered more progress for more people than at any time in history", but is now being questioned, Lagarde said . With the United States turning away from multilateral trade liberalisation, after Donald Trump pulled the country out of the 12-member Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), China now has the opportunity to help to set the rules of engagement, it said.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:36

How does the killing of a child in Gaza today help peace? The IDF is ready for any scenario. A Palestinian photographer who took the picture of Ayoub after he was killed said the incident happened a fair distance from the fence. The planned six-week protest campaign reached its half-way point on Friday, which saw smaller crowds than in recent weeks. In addition, at least 47 health personnel have been injured and 13 ambulances damaged by Israeli fire, according to the Health Ministry.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:33

Bush and his wife, Laura, who sported a black sheath dress for the occasion. President Trump excused himself from attending, tweeted Saturday: 'Heading to the Southern White House to see that Barbara Bush's Funeral Service. Meacham said it was Barbara Bush's quick tongue that made her so popular, along with her work promoting literacy and bringing awareness to AIDS patients.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:32

Fearless Girl , which was designed by the American sculptor Kristen Visbal , was commissioned by State Street, a $2.8 trillion investment adviser, to mark International Women's Day in March a year ago. "The Bull will nearly certainly be moved and will very likely wind up reunited with Fearless Girl ", de Blasio's spokesman, Eric Phillips, wrote on Twitter.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:27

The complaint, filed in federal district court in Manhattan , alleges that top Trump campaign officials conspired with the Russian government and its military spy agency to hurt Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and help Trump by hacking the computer networks of the Democratic Party and disseminating stolen material found there.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:19

If he is not convinced, the complaint will not proceed any further. Evidence in these cases could not stand the judicial scrutiny. "I would not like to get into the merits of the controversy, I am on a larger principle and the larger principle is that impeachment is the extreme remedy and that to against the CJI, which is an unprecedented move".

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:19

The walkout, the second one this spring, commemorates the victims of the shooting at Columbine High School which killed 12 students and one teacher. "I would look at articles and I would get mad, but I wasn't going out and meeting with candidates and trying to get people to vote like I am now", he said.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:20

The declassified memos released on Thursday also revealed Comey broke the law himself by leaking secret Federal Bureau of Investigation documents. But Mukasey refuted Mulroy's claims, telling Ingraham, "I think we ought to put to rest something that one of your last guests said on the last segment about how, 'Well, the memos weren't marked classified at the time '".

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:52

The election watchdog toed the line taken by the Trinamool Congress and told the court that the judiciary could not intervene once the election process had started. According to legal experts, the court did not specify a one-day extension of nomination deadline. A single bench of the court quashed the SEC's April 10 order that had cancelled the extension for filing nominations which the poll panel had announced on April 9.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:51

According to the Ocala Star-Banner, a student was shot in the ankle by another student at Forest High School. Other schools in the district remain open Friday but are on "code yellow". The suspected shooter is in custody and has yet to be identified. Ocala police, the sheriff's office, the Florida Highway Patrol and the FBI were investigating the shooting.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:49

The Arizona Education Association represents 20,000 teachers and education support professionals and is the state's largest professional organization for public school employees. But if they don't, they will be forced to close, a measure that would be district wide rather than school by school. Arizona educators are now among the lowest paid in the country.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:51

Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi declared victory over ISIS in December after security forces seized the last pockets of Iraqi territory held by the militants. Iraq's alleged coordination of the airstrikes with the Syrian government poses the threat of escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russian Federation and Iran.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:51

Moody replaced John Nixon, who was 77 when put to death in December 2005 in MS, as the oldest person executed since the USs Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors USA capital punishment.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:48

One of his lawyers, John Dowd, resigned last month. The hiring of the former NY mayor and the husband-wife law partners Jane Serene Raskin and Marty Raskin, confirmed by Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow , comes at a critical time for the president, who had been shorthanded on the attorney front while facing an expanding Russian Federation inquiry and a separate high-stakes criminal investigation into his longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen .

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:44

The arena of Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium in the city, on Friday, became the single biggest platform where the demand for the Special Category Status (SCS) resonated throughout the day. Chandrababu Naidu sat silently looking at the crowd which included leaders and activists of his party, members from different organisations, students, employees and women, who had come to support his Deeksha demanding implementation of the provisions in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:43

Pruitt's self-aggrandizing and borderline thuggish behavior has disgraced his office and demoralized his employees. Larry Noble, former president of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws representing government ethics administrators, questioned whether so many staffers were required for the advance team and said Pruitt's credibility on the broader issue of spending taxpayer money was low.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:33

While a number of states have legalized use of marijuana for various contexts, the federal government still considers it a harmful and illegal drug. And, in perhaps in the ultimate "whoa" moment, Republican and former House Speaker John Boehner joined the advisory board of a marijuana company.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:32

Esen Coskon, 50, who was at one of the shelters with his 22-year-old son, Furkan, said he learnt of the evacuation from the media and police, who had sent leaflets to every home. Chancellor Angela Merkel's office and Germany's parliament building are close by, but outside the zone. It was found during construction work in the Heidestrasse district and homes, ministries and museums have all been evacuated.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:30

Calls grow for Greitens to resign, including from Hawley and Democratic U.S. Sen. While also calling for Greitens to resign, Richard went a step further: "Because of the severity of the allegations, it is my wish that we immediately start impeachment proceedings".

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:26

On Tuesday, Sargsyan was elected prime minister. Mass protests broke out in Yerevan on April 13, which developed into civil unrest. At the rally the evening of April 19 the initiator of the action Nikol Pashinyan announced about a new form of protest - the morning of 20 April, his supporters should shut off the main streets.