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by | June 12, 2017 | 15:49

Puerto Rico Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz vowed to push for statehood anyway. Ricardo Rossello says the island has sent a strong and clear message to US Congress and the world. It also gets U.S. military protection and receives federal funding from the government for highways and social programs, just not as much as official states receive.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:36

Officials were quick to insist that the special forces in Raqqa are "not kicking down doors", but are positioned in the city primarily to advise Kurdish fighters in how to kick those doors down, though they obviously are armed and ready to fight.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:28

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters that Qatar had never experienced this type of hostility, even from an enemy country. Qatar's foreign minister Thursday rejected interference in his country's foreign policy, ruling out a military solution to a crisis which has seen Riyadh and its allies cut ties with Doha .

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:27

The Justice Department announced on Monday that Reality Leigh Winner , who worked with Pluribus International Corporation in Georgia , was arrested for "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet".

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:32

Ion Sancho, who retired as Leon County supervisor in December, said he later learned from industry contacts that it was VR Systems . "Bottom line is that owning any part of a county election office backend system is a VERY powerful platform for an attacker", Blaze said on Twitter.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:44

However, when asked on CNN's "Erin Burnett Outfront" on Thursday about Clinton's remarks, Perez said, "There are a lot of reasons for not winning that election". "If the Democrats are to have a future, they must offer something better, more honest, and more inspiring". "If you look at Facebook, the vast majority of the news items posted were fake".

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:47

Theresa May had finally scrapped the control orders in 2010 when she was the home secretary. Tougher laws and police powers may fail to prevent low-technology attacks, such as the two van-and-knives assaults that occurred in London, and may well end up alienating British Muslims, he said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:58

Tillerson's remarks came the day after Trump delivered a speech widely seen as an olive branch to the Muslim world. But he said Middle Eastern countries must "honestly confront the crisis of Islamist extremism and the Islamist terror groups it inspires.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:29

The London incidents come less than two weeks after a terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed almost two dozen people on May 22. "Van drove into people on London Bridge, this is happening now". The U.K. remains on high alert after a suicide bomber detonated at an Ariana Grande concert in the city of Manchester last month, killing 22 people and wounding many more.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:18

The group believes that over the course of Trump's first term in office, cutting links with Cuba would cost $6.6 billion and threaten 12,295 American jobs, with the people most affected by additional travel and trade regulations on Cuba would be those in rural communities dependent on shipping, agriculture and manufacturing.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:14

A U.S. decision to withdraw from the accord could further alienate American allies in Europe already wary of Trump and call into question USA leadership and trustworthiness on one of the world's leading issues. He said solar power grew 50 percent a year ago, with China and the United States in the lead, and in both those countries "new renewable energy jobs now outstrip those created in the oil and gas industries".

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:15

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that a 3-year-old could have hacked the US election and that his country was not responsible. Nicaragua refused to sign because of the voluntary nature of the agreement, with Nicaragua's climate negotiator at the time saying , "We're not going to submit because voluntary responsibility is a path to failure".

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:18

The former reality TV star with a flair for drama later promoted his Rose Garden announcement in a tweet . But despite several leaks and indications that Trump will withdraw, per his campaign promise to do so, it's possible that he could stay in.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:13

The special counsel investigating possible links between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign has cleared former FBI Director James Comey to testify before a congressional committees about his contacts with President Donald Trump , according to an associate close to Comey.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:13

The oft-disgraced Congressman appeared before the judge Friday in NYC and was charged with transferring obscene material to a minor. He told the court that this fall he "came to grips for the first time with the depths of my sickness". "Yet I remained in denial even as the world around me fell apart". Weiner , a Democrat who represented a New York City congressional district for more than a decade, resigned in 2011 amid a firestorm over an explicit photo he accidentally sent from his ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:12

Brigadier General Restituto Padilla told the media here that the soldiers were killed and wounded in airstrikes aimed at Islamist militants on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. The army insists the drawn-out fight is not a true sign of the militants' strength, and that the military has held back to spare civilians' lives. Regional Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong reiterated calls by local officials to stop the air strikes to allow humanitarian work to proceed.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:08

The Palestinian Authority's ambassador to the U.S., Husam Zomlot, said that Trump's decision "gives peace a chance" and that the Palestinians "are ready to start the consultation process with the U.S. The official also defended the fact that Trump not moving the embassy was breaking a key campaign promise. Trump promised throughout the 2016 campaign that he would move the U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:28

Donald Trump's budget director has faced fire from Democrats as he attempted to defend the President's budget proposal - which would slash federal spending on social safety-net programmes by more than $1 trillion (£77.2bn) over the next 10 years.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:12

In those early years, businesses closed and the whole community joined in the celebration and commemoration of fallen soldiers. As with monuments and memorials, we should always remember the men and women who are putting themselves in harm's way to protect our freedom and never forget those who have paid the ultimate price.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:19

The man had reportedly been taking photos of police officers at the annual event, and posting them on social media sites, allegedly intending to use his weapons to injure the officers. Vendors will still be allowed to seal sealed toy weapons, but the police will require buyers to keep the packages unopened until exiting the venue. A witness told them Sterling sent them a Facebook message stating he was threatening to shoot officers and was heavily armed.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:19

Numerous policies are created to appeal to young voters, the demographic most likely to vote Labour and oppose Brexit , including a "rent-to-buy" pledge to build deposit-free homes for young professionals and working families to buy for the same cost as renting.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:14

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that all Cabinet ministers must attend the arrival ceremony at Ben-Gurion International airport for President Donald Trump after learning most were not planning to attend. Meeting Russia's foreign minister and ambassador to Washington in the Oval Office on May 10, Trump shared intelligence about an Islamic State threat involving laptops carried on airplanes, according to a senior U.S.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:10

But Mr Caetano insisted their conversation "was on how to avoid conflict" and "how to increase trust and mutual respect". Russian Federation will no longer be at the "margins of the Philippine diplomacy", President Rodrigo R. Unlike the US, China and Russian Federation have thrown support behind Mr. Duterte's bloody war on drugs, or at least refrained from condemning the deadly crackdown that has left thousands of people dead.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:11

But ISIS fighters had rigged the building with roughly 1,000 pounds of secondary explosives "unknown to the coalition". Coalition aircraft responded to the calls for assistance with a 500-pound, GBU-38 precision-guided bomb. Though the airstrike had gone through the coalition's vigorous vetting to ensure there were no coalition casualties, Isler said, "Neither Coalition nor CTS forces knew that civilians were sheltered in the bottom floors of the structure".

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:11

After all, Saudi Arabia promotes anti-Semitism and fundamentalist extremism . "We must take urgent care of East Jerusalem", the president said. Abbas, who met with Trump this month in Washington, repeated "our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge a historic peace deal".