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by | May 06, 2017 | 02:31

There is a "general understanding on both sides that it would be in the long-term interests" of Washington and Baghdad to keep a "continued presence" within Iraq's borders, a USA official told Stars and Stripes. The talks over a longer-term USA presence has greatly concerned Iran, which in turn is increasing support to some of Iraq's Shiite militia forces, said Jafar al-Husseini, a representative from Kataib Hezbollah, an Iraqi Shiite militia group with close ties to Iran.

by | May 06, 2017 | 02:29

A contentious US anti-missile system based in southeastern South Korea can now defend against North Korean missiles, a South Korean official said Tuesday. That means, Lt. Gen. McMaster said, working to enforce current United Nations sanctions and perhaps ratcheting them up. He added: "It is a chess game ".

by | May 05, 2017 | 00:34

Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) stand guard at the site of Turkish airstrikes near northeastern Syrian Kurdish town of Derik, known as al-Malikiyah in Arabic, on April 25, 2017. "We are willing to go to Khan Sheikhoun and we have undertaken some actions", Ahmet Uzumcu of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons told a small group of reporters in The Hague.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:30

China, which has grown increasingly frustrated with its ally Pyongyang, and Russian Federation see the system's powerful radars as a security threat. North Korea separately fired what US officials said were a Scud-type missile and a midrange missile earlier this month, but the launches were analyzed as failures.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:34

Calling the meeting a clear sign of the robust U.S. -Japan alliance, Pence stressed that Washington stands with Tokyo, even during this hard period of continual provocations by the North. The Vice President also pointed out that it was necessary to "level that playing field between our two countries" and assured that the United States will work together with South Korea to reform the agreement.

by | May 03, 2017 | 00:27

The Dallas paramedic and citizen shot by the suspect late Monday morning are both in the ICU. The paramedic and his patient remained in intensive care as of late Monday. For several hours Monday police described the scene as "active and very unsafe". The incident started as a dispute the neighbor and the suspect that turned violent, police said.

by | May 01, 2017 | 16:46

Chaudhary drew an analogy between a "superficial surgery" and the current ban on red beacon, saying that the government's aim should be to ban several things encouraging VIP culture instead of focusing on only one. The concept of " sabka sath, sabka vikas " is not confined to India but is relevant globally too, especially in the context of the neighbourhood, Modi said.

by | April 30, 2017 | 00:07

Contingents at the march include indigenous communities, immigrants, groups that are already dealing with the affects of climate change, children and more. Already, Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, begun dismantling President Obama's climate legacy and revived the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:43

Putting aside whether a sitting president should have some basic understanding of these details, has no one at the White House explained any of this to Trump? The unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to Asia was a US show of force that allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:38

Department of Commerce's decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty". Imports from Canada today account for about one-third of the market in the U.S. But in a statement, the National Association of Home builders predicts other parts of the USA won't be so lucky. "And I feel based on the work that we've done that Canada did not live by the rules in the case of the softwood lumber".

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:23

We haven't heard the last of anti-LGBT Alabama jurist Roy Moore: He announced Wednesday that he is running for U.S. Senate. Party primaries are scheduled for August 15 and a runoff, if needed, would be September 26. Other hopefuls are expected to announce before qualifying ends in mid-May. "I have done my duty under the laws of this state to stand for the undeniable truth that God ordained marriage as the union of one man and one woman", Moore said after the ruling.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:18

Two militants were also killed in the attack. The militants started fleeing as the Quick Response Team (QRT) of the army swung into action, the officials said. He paid rich tributes to the martyred soldiers and prayed for early recovery of the seriously injured jawans. Three soldiers were killed in a major terror attack on an army artillery unit in Jammu and Kashmir's Nagrota on November 29th previous year, when heavily armed suicide attackers entered the unit at with grenades and forced ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:12

Back in March, Trump changed it up a bit, wearing beige Manolo Blahnik BB heels with a red coat to make her way across the White House lawn to Marine One with the president. -area school Barron will be attending, and perhaps haven't even applied. But Melania's spokesperson, Stephanie Grisham claims that is not the case.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:28

Seeking to capitalise on her momentum, Le Pen has attempted to distance herself from her own party, saying she was not the candidate of the National Front, only supported by it, and was, in fact, the "candidate of the people" fighting the "candidate of the oligarchy".

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:57

Speaking to media in New Delhi, Mr Singh termed the attack on the personnel as a sad and an unfortunate incident, and vowed that no one will be spared. He added that while no Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) was used in the ambush, the favourite weapon for inflicting damage on security forces, what claimed the lives in the biggest Naxal ambush of the country in the last three years was heavy usage of gun fire and grenades.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:46

Professor Tom Frame, former bishop to the Australian Defence Force, delivered the prayer of remembrance for those gathered at the Australian War Memorial at Hyde Park Corner. We have all these freedoms; that's what those people fought and died for. The remainder of day was spent with his mates celebrating the country our veterans fell for, Ash said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:52

President Donald Trump wants to overhaul a visa program that allows US companies to hire foreign workers, a move that could affect hundreds of MA companies from high-tech businesses to hospitals and colleges. The U.S. tech industry's need for skilled workers is only "accelerating because of intense competition", he told CNNMoney. The order addresses the Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security and State Department to "take prompt action to crack down on ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:26

In March this year, the herders were accused of lighting a fire that razed down property worth millions of shillings inside the conservancy owned by Gallmann. There has been a surge in violence across Laikipia because of the drought, which has been declared a national disaster after affecting half of Kenya.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:25

A fire at a house in Queens killed five people on Sunday, including three children, officials said. He said it was "a fire that moved very, very quickly, and the loss was horrendous". Five lives have been lost including some young children and our hearts go out to this family and I'm asking all New Yorkers to keep this family in your prayers.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:13

The latest 2-1 ruling by federal panel in San Antonio found that Texas tried intentionally weakening the influence of minorities by "wasting Latino votes" around Dallas, Houston and other areas across the state. The maps were redrawn in 2012 before being ever being used in an election. When a 2013 Supreme Court decision effectively gutted the Voting Rights Act, states already under pre-clearance, including Texas, were no longer required to seek that federal approval.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:02

He was granted approval to serve as the head of the military alliance for three years, reports said. The Saudi statement described the military alliance's objectives as: "a duty to protect the Islamic nation from the evils of all terrorist groups and organizations, whatever their sect and name, which wreak death and corruption on earth and aim to terrorize the innocent".

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:31

Two major tests are scheduled for May, CNN reported Tuesday - one to test fire an upgraded Standard Missile off a Navy ship, and one to test the United States' ability to knock an intercontinental ballistic missile out of the sky. Pence (C) delivers a speech on board the USS Ronald Reagan on April 19, 2017. Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:25

I like spending time around people I want to spend time with. While Woods didn't deliver a particularly cheerful outlook for his future playing schedule, his friend and Golf Channel analyst Notah Begay III suggested during Masters Week that Woods could come back to the PGA Tour in late May with an eye toward playing in the U.S.

by | April 19, 2017 | 05:43

We're going to change that", according to a tweet from his official account. At a news conference attended by the various ministries affected by the proposed law, former Toronto police chief and current Liberal Member of Parliament Bill Blair called legalized pot a way of "protecting children and making our communities safer".

by | April 19, 2017 | 01:58

Protesters in North Carolina are calling on President Donald Trump to continue a four-decade presidential tradition and release his income tax returns. "I really do trust that many people who voted for Trump in the last election, A - are good people". The non-profit Electronic Privacy Information Centre filed a suit on Saturday over Mr Trump's tax returns, citing a provision in Internal Revenue Service regulations that allows their release.