by | January 31, 2018 | 05:55

A Syrian peace conference in Russia ended on Tuesday with a statement calling for democratic elections, but ignoring key opposition demands after a day marred by squabbles and heckling of the Russian foreign minister. France on Monday laid the blame squarely at the feet of the Damascus regime for the failure of the Syrian peace talks in Vienna last week, the Foreign Ministry said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:48

Salcido, she said , was an "excellent example of who we would like to connect with and inform them an accurate image of who is serving and why they serve". "I don't think that somebody with that mentality - and not being able to refrain themselves from the things that they express about - should a school environment", Rodriguez said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:46

But the USA surprised observers by announcing that it had decided not to punish anybody under the new sanctions , at least for now. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said there was "real concern" about possible Russian meddling in 2018 US congressional and state elections, adding: "The president of the United States is not taking action to defend this nation".

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:47

The Simon & Garfunkel star will close the festival on Sunday 15th July with his Homeward Bound show, supported by guests James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt , with more still to be announced. Now - in what is apparently the month of farewell tour announcements - it looks like Rhymin' Simon is calling it quits for good. "And if that's gone, if you have to make up yourself, who are you?" Tickets are available through Barclaycard pre-sale now before going on general sale from 9am on Tuesday 2 ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:03

The White House did not respond to requests for comment following the New York Times story. Four sources tell the New York Times that Trump ordered Muller's firing in June, as reports began circulating that Mueller was investigating him for obstruction of justice.

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:03

Interior Minister, Fred Matiangi, in a gazette notice has declared the movement an organised criminal group. Well, many believed it was long-standing Uhuru Kenyatta , after he beat main opposition leader, Raila Odinga in an unprecedented election rerun last October, but it seems Odinga, after having accused his rival of election tampering and initiating the rerun, remained unsatisfied with the outcome.

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:59

Hamas spokesperson, Hazim Qassem, said in a statement that al-Alami, 62, has died in Shifa Hospital in Gaza . Mystery still shrouds the incident which caused the death of Hamas leader Imad Al-Alami. In 2003, the United States declared him a "specially designated global terrorist". He was a former member of Hamas' policy-making politburo. In 2014, al-Alami sustained serious wounds in his leg, and underwent surgery in Turkey.

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:46

A year ago the the Home Office accepted that the Investigatory Powers Act needed changing as a result of a European Court of Justice ruling - but critics said proposed changes fell far short of what was needed. Group director Martha Spurrier said: "This judgment tells ministers in crystal clear terms that they are breaching the public's human rights". The action was initially co-signed by David Davis MP, yet despite once being a fierce critic of the law the politician bailed from the ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:34

Why? To visit Muslim areas and raise slogans against Pakistan . Singh was also under fire from state ministers even as he took to Facebook again to explain his stand. He added that the government was focussing on the maintenance of peace and to ensure that such incidents are not repeated. Following the displeasure expressed by the state government, the district magistrate not only deleted his post, but also sought to explain his stand maintaining that his view had been misconstrued and ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:24

Shut down: A week ago, she shared this snap from the make-up trailer on the set of The Rhythm Section . It's now being reported by The Hollywood Reporter that the production has shut down indefinitely, following the wound on Blake's hand needing a second surgery.

by | January 31, 2018 | 03:53

As this NBC LA video shows, the accident took place in the middle of a gated neighborhood, and emergency crews flocked to the scene to find the aircraft, which had departed from nearby John Wayne airport, in an nearly unrecognizable state.

by | January 31, 2018 | 03:27

He and Alwalid al-Ibrahim, owner of the Arab satellite television network MBC, were released from detention at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh's diplomatic quarter earlier last week. Investments within Saudi Arabia include a 16.2 percent stake in lender Banque Saudi Fransi 1050.SE . Reports that the government had taken control of assets in media and construction companies as part of the settlements suggested that the Saudi leadership was looking to "concentrate power, but in fewer hands, ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 02:26

He said the pair had met at a pub in Treforest, South Wales, in early April or March a year ago, while he also met a man called Terry Jones, and that the trio discussed their political views. He told the court that he did not know that Dave was planning to carry out the attack, describing it as "spontaneous". Detective Constable Paul Dring, of the Metropolitan Police, said he was told by Osborne during an urgent safety interview conducted at University College Hospital that no-one else ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 02:10

At least six members of a family were killed and another injured in a landmine blast early on Tuesday in Kurram Agency . The auto was completely destroyed in the blast, hospital sources were quoted as saying by the Express Tribune. The dead bodies and wounded was shifted to a nearby medical facility. Political administration has launched an inquiry of the incident. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far, he added.

by | January 31, 2018 | 02:06

ABC News could not be immediately reached for comment. " Robert Mueller is not someone to be trifled with", he said on Good Morning America . "Remember, whether you agree with [former FBI director] Jim Comey or you don't agree with him, Chris Wray has the right to have his own team in place at the FBI, take the FBI in the direction he thinks it needs to go", Christie said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 02:05

The movement to get rid of the country's dress codes was started by Iranian activist Masih Alinejad and her website My Stealthy Freedom , which encouraged women to send photos of themselves without hijabs . "The girl from Enghelab Street is being multiplied while blowing a new spirit to the civil-rights struggle and civil disobedience of the Iranian people", dissident journalist and former Culture Ministry official Issa Saharkhiz said in a Twitter post that included an image from Isfahan.

by | January 31, 2018 | 01:08

Hungarian Cardinal Jozef Mindszenty was the Archbishop of Esztergom who sought asylum in the USA embassy in Budapest following his outspoken opposition to communist rule. He rejected some media reports that claimed he had to "wait in a queue, in cold weather". When asked about it by reporters on his January 21 flight back to Rome, Pope Francis apologized, saying that "the word "proof" was not the best in order to draw near to a suffering heart".

by | January 31, 2018 | 00:35

Capitol Police and asked that they consider checking identification of everyone attending President Trump's speech. Gosar has been in the news before, once suggesting that the deadly white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally last summer in Charlottesville, Virginia, was a false-flag operation cooked up by an "Obama sympathizer" and funded by George Soros, who Gosar said "turned in his own people to the Nazis", according to Vice News .

by | January 31, 2018 | 00:31

The announcement also said there were more names on an unpublished annex provided by the Department of the Treasury, including lesser officials or businessmen worth less than $1 billion. Of the political figures listed in the report , 43 of them are members of Putin's administration and 30 of them are cabinet members. Putin, however, called the release of the seven-page unclassified list, which does not trigger sanctions right away, an "unfriendly step" that he said would further ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 00:32

The MEA said it had received several individual and collective representations requesting to reconsider two decisions of not printing last page and orange ECR passport. It is demeaning and shockingly violative of the principle of equality, the petitioner said. The committee had recommended doing away with the last page of the passport where the father's name and address were mandatory.

by | January 31, 2018 | 00:16

Mr. Odinga was sworn in on Tuesday surrounded by some 10,000 supporters in Uhuru Park in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Kenya's editor's guild said in a statement Monday that Kenyatta, in a private meeting with journalists and editors Friday, " expressly threatened to shut down and revoke the licenses of any media house" that would broadcast live Odinga's protest event.

by | January 31, 2018 | 00:06

The President will have a chance to make the case to the public, after one year in office, that he believes the country is heading in the right direction. Melania Trump cancelled a planned trip to Davos with Trump in the wake of the reporting. Just days earlier, McCarthy promptly interjected in a bipartisan meeting when Trump appeared poised to side with Democrats on a key immigration issue.

by | January 30, 2018 | 23:31

In the past four seasons, Jenkins has played every game. "Brady, whose team mates presented him with a birthday cake last August that had "old" on it rather than his age, is now one win away from a sixth Super Bowl title which would further cement his legacy as the greatest National Football League quarterback of all-time".

by | January 30, 2018 | 23:26

Jack Harrison admits it's a dream to play in the Premier League , but the reported subject of a bid from Stoke City says his focus is with New York City FC . He left Manchester United's . Harrison is quickly establishing himself as one of the best English talents in world football, never mind the MLS, but he is nowhere near a household name.

by | January 30, 2018 | 23:16

A shooting rampage that took four live at a vehicle wash in western Pennsylvania Sunday was preceded by a fortuitous Facebook post by one of the female victims, authorities reported Monday. The motive for the shooting remains unclear, and the incident is now under investigation. Police identified the victims as: William Porterfield, 27, Chelsie Cline, 25, Seth Cline, 21, and Courtney Snyder, 23, said a USA Today report.

by | January 30, 2018 | 23:15

Furthermore, the report called on SARB and the Finance Minister to place Capitec under curatorship. At this point in time it would be necessary for the Reserve Bank to make some announcement about this - the financial soundness of Capitec Bank - so that we can understand what is going on.

by | January 30, 2018 | 23:08

Ameren officials said power had previously been restored to one million customers in the Puerto Rico area. "This is a massive undertaking under hard circumstances, but our crews are ready to bring power back on safely- it's what we would do for our own customers and we want to deliver that same quality of service to our fellow citizens in Puerto Rico".

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:45

The comments - made in an interview with a Tulsa, Oklahoma radio station in February 2016 - nearly a year before Pruitt was nominated to lead the EPA - were posted Tuesday by a watchdog group. "After meeting him, and now having the honor of working for him, it is abundantly clear that President Trump is the most consequential leader of our time", Pruitt said in the statement.

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:40

As police continued their efforts at the hotel, they said the man is wanted on an Arizona warrant for a "white collar" crime. The standoff with the man started midnight Sunday when police tried to serve an arrest warrant for an Arizona-based nonviolent felony.

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:36

Europe ministers had gathered for a long-planned meeting at which they adopted their widely leaked position on the Brexit transition period: the status quo without institutional representation, lasting from the expected official Brexit date (29 March 2019) until 31 December 2020.

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:22

The city's 4.5 million residents have been using 540 million litres of water per day but need to reduce consumption to 450 million litres daily to avert Day Zero. Major cities running out of water is becoming the new normal according to The Climate Council. The South African city of Cape Town has made a little progress in staving off the dreaded "Day Zero", the date when it might have to turn off most taps because of water shortages.

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:01

Three on-duty warning officers in the agency's watch center received this message, simulating a call from U.S. Pacific Command on speakerphone. The worker who sent the alert has refused to speak to investigators but did submit a written statement.

by | January 30, 2018 | 21:29

Alwaleed, who also owns stakes in Citigroup Inc., Twitter and the ride-hailing service Careem, will stay at the helm of his company, driving it from the forefront. The source claimed that if Alwaleed chose to travel overseas he will be accompanied by someone chosen by the Saudi government and that if he leaves the country and does not return to Saudi Arabia, the government will press charges and extradite him.

by | January 30, 2018 | 21:27

Opponents say that Trump is cutting more than needless red tape, and instead is threatening basic environmental and safety regulations that ensure roads, bridges, and pipelines are properly assessed for their potential impact. "This is a presidency that has been built on racism, stupidity, and lies, which has already wasted enough of America's time and I will not waste any more of mine".

by | January 30, 2018 | 21:17

According to Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press, the Lakers have offered Clarkson for Pistons guard Avery Bradley . "The challenge of the trade deadline moved up two weeks is finding a team that is in sell mode, especially with 20 out of 30 teams still in playoff contention".