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Trump Jokes About Firing Nikki Haley Trump Jokes About Firing Nikki Haley
- Апреля 30, 2017

Ambassadors from 15 countries, who are members of the UN Security Council, along with their spouses had a luncheon with Trump. Haley's outspokenness has been all the more remarkable given her zero experience in foreign policy before getting this job, and her habit of surrounding herself with Palmetto State political advisers rather than global affairs experts. (more...)
READY: US aircraft carrier starts drill with South Korean navy
- Апреля 30, 2017

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a US supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. (more...)
IPL: Punjab trounce Delhi by 10 wickets IPL: Punjab trounce Delhi by 10 wickets
- Апреля 30, 2017

With 6 points Punjab are placed at sixth place of the points table while Delhi are placed at the bottom of the table with 4 points. Sandeep Sharma , the pick of the bowlers, was superb. Daredevils' lowest tally also tied the third-lowest in IPL. 73 Number of balls remaining when Kings XI Punjab won the match - third biggest win in terms of balls in the IPL. (more...)
Congress averts government shutdown, votes for weeklong extension Congress averts government shutdown, votes for weeklong extension
- Апреля 30, 2017

But Republican leaders scrapped that vote after failing to round up enough support from more moderate Republicans, who opposed or remained undecided about some of the revamped health legislation's provisions. Only 200 Republicans ended up voting for the short-term continuing resolution - 16 votes short of the simple majority required to pass the bill. And it's likely Democrats will get their way because the Senate needs 60 votes to pass the spending bill - meaning Republicans need their ... (more...)
Syria urges United Nations to hold responsible those behind deadly bus attack Syria urges United Nations to hold responsible those behind deadly bus attack
- Апреля 30, 2017

The death toll of the deadly bombing that rocked the convoy of Shiite evacuees in northern Syria rose to 112, a monitor group reported on Sunday. Footage on state TV showed bodies lying next to charred buses with their windows blown out, and vehicles in flames. (more...)
Arkansas denies man gulped for air during 1 of 2 executions Arkansas denies man gulped for air during 1 of 2 executions
- Апреля 30, 2017

Williams argued that he would likely experience severe pain during the execution because of his medical conditions, and that the lethal injection amounted to cruel and unusual punishment. Williams was sent to death row for the 1994 rape and killing of 22-year-old Stacy Errickson, whom he kidnapped from a gas station in central Arkansas. (more...)
Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro
- Апреля 30, 2017

Capriles said that one of the fundamental requirements for the opposition to abandon street protests is for the democratically-elected government of Maduro to schedule general elections despite the fact the Maduro's term does not end until 2019 and that it runs contrary to what is established in the country's constitution. (more...)
In return to Chicago, Obama aims to prep 'next generation of leadership' In return to Chicago, Obama aims to prep 'next generation of leadership'
- Апреля 30, 2017

Former President Barack Obama , returning to the national stage in a series of high-profile appearances, including one next month in Boston, has to walk a fine line between speaking out on issues he cares about and directly blasting his successor, if he wants to preserve his legacy and avoid President Trump's wrath, strategists from both parties said. (more...)
EU Member States' Leaders 'Unanimously' Adopt Guidelines for Brexit Talks - Tusk EU Member States' Leaders 'Unanimously' Adopt Guidelines for Brexit Talks - Tusk
- Апреля 30, 2017

The 27 leaders, who are meeting at a summit in Brussels, took less than 15 minutes to endorse draft guidelines which were issued on 31 March . European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said May had repeatedly urged him to be "patient" when they had dinner in London this week, but said Britain now needed to get serious about the talks. (more...)
Le Pen's Election Bib Threatened Le Pen's Election Bib Threatened
- Апреля 30, 2017

Over the past six years, Le Pen's rebranded "party of patriots" has been propelled by the anti-globalisation, anti-establishment fury that drove Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's election in the United States. X or Y is going to be prime minister, what matters is her project. Macron claims to be neither left nor right, but centrist, and in favor of improving France's economic situation. (more...)
House delays Obamacare vote, denying Trump 100-day win House delays Obamacare vote, denying Trump 100-day win
- Апреля 30, 2017

The Senate sent the measure to Trump for his signature by voice vote after the House approved it easily on a 382-30 vote. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the stopgap bill, which kept funding at current levels, "will carry us through next week so that a bipartisan agreement can be reached". (more...)
Fake media failed to acknowledge achievement in my tenure, says Donald Trump Fake media failed to acknowledge achievement in my tenure, says Donald Trump
- Апреля 30, 2017

Trump visited a tool manufacturing company in Harrisburg where signed two executive orders - one directing the Commerce Department and the USA trade representative to conduct a review of existing US global trade and investment agreements and another creating the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp not scared about potential Premier League slide Jurgen Klopp not scared about potential Premier League slide
- Апреля 30, 2017

Watford slipped to a 2-0 defeat at struggling Hull City last time out, but they have won their last three home games and have lost only one of their last seven matches on home turf. In our situation, to have a player back from injury, it's great. "I saw his last four rehabs sessions and he looked really good". Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum added goals in the final 45 minutes around a second by Mane, and both Firmino and Lallana had two assists. (more...)
White House calls Pentagon decision to probe Flynn appropriate White House calls Pentagon decision to probe Flynn appropriate
- Апреля 30, 2017

Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, has argued that the retired general met requirements for his trip to Russian Federation by briefing the Defense Intelligence Agency, from which he retired in 2014, before and after that trip. The committee's inquiry is one of several congressional investigations into Flynn's contacts with foreign officials before and during his brief stint as Trump's top national security aide. (more...)
US service member killed outside Mosul, Iraq US service member killed outside Mosul, Iraq
- Апреля 30, 2017

Mosul is in Iraq's second-largest city and was overrun by ISIS fighters in June 2014 during the terrorist group's land grab across parts of north and central Iraq. Meanwhile, Iraqi authorities relieved general Ali al-Lami, the commander of the federal police's 5th Battalion, of his duties over "security breaches" in Mosul's Old City, according to police officer Ahmed al-Jabouri. (more...)
Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix
- Апреля 30, 2017

Vettel seemed surprised by Ferrari's competitiveness in Sochi, and even suggested after Friday's practice that Mercedes had been deliberately concealing its true pace. "It was a bit more tricky, but I was in thereabouts, I just tried to get it back in the last corner but it obviously wasn't enough". Lance Stroll will be buoyed to get through a session without any problems and he ended the session in 11th, with his teammate, Felipe Massa, getting his Williams vehicle into an impressive ... (more...)
Larson takes second Xfinity victory of season at Richmond Larson takes second Xfinity victory of season at Richmond
- Апреля 30, 2017

He's teamed there with Truex, who had four Cup wins past year in driving then-one-car Furniture Row into the playoffs. Denny Hamlin leads a pack of cars at Richmond International Raceway . He finished 14th and 17th in his two starts at Richmond past year, and he has a 14.3 average finish in 2017 with six Top 15s in eight starts. Dale Earnhardt Jr., in his final spring race at Richmond , qualified 12th in the No. (more...)
US carrier Carl Vinson sails into Sea of Japan, conducts drill
- Апреля 30, 2017

North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile, according to the South Korean and USA military, defying pressure from the U.S. and the North's main ally, China. The range of Tillerson's suggestions, which over a span of 24 hours also included restarting negotiations, reflected America's failure to halt North Korea's nuclear advances despite decades of US -led sanctions, military threats and stop-and-go rounds of diplomatic engagement. (more...)
2 top military officials in Afghanistan resign after Taliban attack 2 top military officials in Afghanistan resign after Taliban attack
- Апреля 30, 2017

The Defense Ministry said that more than 100 military personnel were killed or injured in the attack, but officials in Kabul told RFE/RL that more than 130 had been killed. According to reports , as many as 10 Taliban gunmen stormed the base where Afghan soldiers were leaving a mosque after Friday prayers. The resignations come three days after Taliban insurgents stormed a military compound in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province. (more...)
Old guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French run-off Old guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French run-off
- Апреля 30, 2017

In the French election, the campaign of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen was closely followed as it was in the same fiercely nationalist and separatist tradition as that of Trump in the USA and Brexit in the UK. Soon after, numerous leftist politicians began backing Jospin, who eventually won 82 percent of the vote in a landslide victory. Macron led Sunday's first round, taking 24.01 per cent of the vote while Le Pen garnered 21.30 per cent. (more...)

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