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by | June 21, 2018 | 05:27

Unfortunately for Trump, many in the U.S. still oppose the decision with the Senate voting in favour of reinstating the ban . ZTE essentially shutdown operations in May after it was banned from importing U.S. The measure also includes an amendment to bar the U.S. military from providing aerial refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen unless Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certifies that Saudi Arabia is taking urgent steps to end the civil war in Yemen, ease the humanitarian ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 04:55

Since January 2017, it has announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, left the United Nations educational and cultural organisation and pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal. United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that the organization would not comment until after the formal announcement: "We will wait to hear the details of that decision before commenting fully".

by | June 21, 2018 | 04:23

But for many others, the decision represents a further United States retreat from its position of leadership in the global system of multilateral organizations and agreements - and from its decades-long standing as the champion of individual rights and values.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:31

The accusations of sabotage come a week after Musk announced layoffs for 9 percent of the company's workforce. A day later, Musk invoked a late tech titan in urging workers to keep an eye out for any amusing business after a fire briefly halted auto output.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:20

The search and rescue agency was sending divers to look for victims in the lake's depths, he said. Lake Toba , a popular tourist destination promoted by the government, fills the caldera of a giant dormant volcano and is the largest lake in Indonesia and one of the deepest in the world.

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:16

That would give Trump more leverage in his trade negotiations with China and Kim the ability to strike the best deal for North Korea without having to worry about Chinese interference. While South Korea has no nuclear arms and the United States withdrew tactical nuclear weapons from the peninsula in 1991, Kang did not address the assets which comprise the wider, regional U.S.

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:59

At the centre of the tensions there is Mrs Merkel's widely criticised immigration programme, which brought more than a million refugees in the country in 2015. EU officials said that the summit will need to re-energise the European Union and call on EU leaders to overcome divisions and implement reforms. Merkel and Macron jointly stressed the need for an EU-wide solution to the migration crisis that is now casting a shadow over cooperation between European neighbors, according to ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:57

Lawmakers kicked off two days of debate on Tuesday on changes to May's Brexit blueprint, or European Union withdrawal bill, after the upper house of parliament, the House of Lords, introduced 15 changes. Lawmakers also rejected, much more narrowly, calls to keep the U.K.in a customs union with the EU. Tensions boiled over while she was talking, and lawmakers from the Scottish National Party walked out in the middle of questions to her in protest at what their leader said was Scotland being ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:50

She then sent it to ProPublica . The news outlet reported that the children in the recording are roughly between 4 and 10 years old, and had been in the facility for less than 24 hours. "There are scores of facilities all across the country where their children can be". "If a parent left a child in a cage with no supervision with other 5-year-olds, they'd be held accountable".

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:29

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . Though the Senate passed a bill legalizing cannabis, Canadian provinces and territories still needed eight to 12 weeks to prepare for retail sales. Her comments seemed to suggest that Ottawa does not expect that the provincial regulations will hold up in court if an individual from one of those jurisdictions fought for the right to grow marijuana at home.

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:17

Trump and others in the administration have falsely blamed the separations on a law the president claims was written by Democrats. "Separations are temporary and rare", the attorney general wrote, adding that "the vast majority of children in custody came to this country by themselves".

by | June 20, 2018 | 17:56

Corey Lewandowski , campaign manager for Donald Trump , leaves the Four Seasons Hotel after a meeting with Trump and Republican donors, June 9, 2016 in New York City. Videgaray said the girl had been travelling with her mother and brother when the children were separated from their mother by border police. According to the Washington Post , the girl in question was sent to a Texas shelter even though Mexican authorities said that her father, a legal USA resident, lived an hour away down ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 17:51

There have been stories of children being torn from their parents' arms and parents not being able to locate their sons and daughters. Twelve other Senate Republicans signed on to Hatch's letter, including Cory Gardner of Colorado, Dean Heller of Nevada and John McCain of Arizona.

by | June 20, 2018 | 17:35

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, "After ruining it, BJP pulls out of Kashmir". Influential Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari was killed by unidentified gunmen as he was leaving his office in Srinagar last week. In the national capital, Madhav said the Centre's ruling BJP did everything feasible for the development of the state, which has been on the boil since the killing of a militant leader two years ago.

by | June 19, 2018 | 17:14

Police investigate a shooting spree a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington . He is in critical condition, Laura Wohl, spokeswoman for the Tumwater Police Department, told reporters. He then left his auto and attempted to carjack at least two other people, fired shots at the vehicles, and demanded owners abandon their cars. KCPQ reports police said there is no danger to the public.

by | June 19, 2018 | 17:15

Since April, the Department of Homeland Security has separated about 2,000 children from their parents at the border. In the six weeks between April 19 and May 31, the Department of Homeland Security has sent almost 2,000 children to mass detention centers or foster care.

by | June 19, 2018 | 17:12

The Iraqi PMF have demanded an explanation from the United States over the airstrikes, but USA defense officials have repeatedly stressed that neither US nor allied aircraft attacked PMF or Syrian regime forces. United States officials have said that many pro-regime militias that are also aligned with Iran operate in the border area between Syria and Iraq. The SDF, with the support of the US-led anti-IS coalition, began Operation Roundup on May 1, with a declared goal of driving out ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 17:08

Two passersby immediately tried to confront the driver by trying to jam open his door. City traffic authorities posted a photograph of what they said was the driver's Kyrgyz driver's license showing that he is 28-year-old native of the Central Asian nation.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:59

On Monday the foreign affairs minister, SPD lawmaker Heiko Maas, tweeted a strong defense of Merkel and a Europe-wide response to migration: "The EU stands for a promise that has made Europe a place of longing worldwide". The ministerial meeting, held at a castle north of Berlin is seen as crucial to the leaders achieving a consensus before a key European Union summit at the end of this month.

by | June 19, 2018 | 16:03

The Aquarius boat and fleet of ships that accompany him with 629 immigrants on board has already entered Spanish maritime space, y are being escorted by frigates of Spanish Navy and in waters close to Balearic Islands and will arrive to port of Valencia as it was P Revisted Sunday morning first thing.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:49

Most of the refugees were fleeing persecution and war in countries such as Sudan, Eritrea, Syria and Afghanistan. Authorities at the time were overwhelmed with a flood of asylum applications. Italy for years has complained that it has been left largely alone to manage Europe's migrant crisis, but the new government says its tactics have finally gotten the point across.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:43

Ranariddh, the head of the royalist Funcinpec party, was riding with his wife Ouk Phalla in a campaign convoy in southwest Cambodia on Sunday when a taxi going in the other direction hit their vehicle head-on. Ranariddh is also president of the Supreme Privy Advisory Council to King Norodom Sihamoni. In 1997, Ranariddh was overthrown by Hun Sen in a bloody coup.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:38

Greece and Macedonia have signed an agreement that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name. Since 1991, Athens has objected to its neighbor being called Macedonia because it has its own northern province of the same name, which in ancient times was the cradle of Alexander the Great's empire - a source of intense pride for modern-day Greeks.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:25

Police stand next to a cordon after a shooting on a street in central Malmo, Sweden June 18, 2018. The incident happened in Malmo just after 8pm, according to TT. Suburban feuds between criminal gangs fighting over territory have taken place in major Swedish cities in recent years. There were no immediate details on the conditions of the injured men.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:05

After wasting a number of scoring chances in a deadlocked World Cup opener with Tunisia on Monday, England broke through with a 91st minute goal from Kane off a corner to put England up, 2-1. Maaloul played down the significance of several futile England penalty claims. "The best teams in the world keep that belief in what they're doing", Southgate said, "and in the end they break the opposition down".

by | June 19, 2018 | 14:59

On Tuesday, the United States and South Korean militaries confirmed they have called off scheduled joint exercises following Trump's order. Security was tight at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos.

by | June 19, 2018 | 14:44

The Trump admin has talked tough on prosecuting everyone who has crossed illegally, including those who claim to deserve asylum or have small children. "That's traumatizing to the children who are innocent victims, and it is contrary to our values in this country", she said. Trump spent the morning blaming Democrats for his administration's policy, which had been announced by his Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April.

by | June 18, 2018 | 13:19

Mrs Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham says the first lady believes "we need to be a country that follows all laws", but also one "that governs with heart". But he also repeated the falsehood that Democrats, now in the minority in Congress, are responsible for a law that mandates family separations. "There is nothing more human than doing everything you can for your child when they face in some cases certain death, rape, torture to take them in your arms and bring them to safety", he ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 13:13

According to morning readings, air quality across Delhi-NCR showed that PM2.5 levels remained in either poor categories or very poor, causing limited visibility. The CPCB said pollution this summer is very different from previous year. Buildings are seen blanketed by haze and dust in New Delhi , India , June 14, 2018.

by | June 18, 2018 | 12:01

Afghan defense ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish said that Fazlullah was killed along with two other militants and a driver when their vehicle was struck in the eastern Afghanistan province of Kunar, along the Pakistani border, shortly after midnight Thursday.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:30

Footage on national broadcaster NHK showed flooding from burst underground water pipes, train passengers forced to exit along train lines, and schoolchildren gathering outside in precautionary evacuations. Despite having a relatively low magnitude, the quake caused quite a shake, registering a lower six on the Japanese experiential scale of up to seven, meaning it is hard to stay standing.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:22

Facing claims of betrayal by some pro-EU colleagues, Mrs May insisted that she and her Cabinet colleagues recognised the concerns some people had about the role of Parliament in the Brexit process but she made clear she would not budge on the primacy of Government in the talks with Brussels, saying: "Parliament can not tie the hands of Government in negotiations".

by | June 18, 2018 | 10:43

The natural disaster struck Osaka, one of Japan's main manufacturing heartlands. Shinji Toda, seismology professor at Tohoku University, said the Uemachi fault in Osaka Prefecture could be related to the latest quake. Public broadcaster NHK said an 80-year-old man had been killed, also by a collapsing wall. Some areas in Osaka are reportedly experiencing power shortage.

by | June 18, 2018 | 08:30

Trump's lawyers have been in negotiations with Mueller's team since the end of a year ago over terms of an interview . Trump tweeted after the report was published to say Comey would go down as the "worst Federal Bureau of Investigation leader in history" before adding, "I did a great service to the people in firing him".

by | June 18, 2018 | 08:31

There were also rare scenes of impromptu diplomacy as the interior minister, Wais Barmak, met Taliban members on the outskirts of the capital and district governors broke bread with their Taliban "shadow" counterparts over lunch. "Nobody has any clue how many Taliban militants are now hiding in civilian areas". "The United States is prepared to support, facilitate and participate in these discussions", the statement said.