However, the USA government said the attack on the airbase was in retaliation for the April 4 strikes by the Syrian air force on the town of Khan Sheikhoun. Tillerson is set to visit Moscow next week, a trip that Johnson said was still on. "Shayrat air base in Homs that killed and displaced innocent people is out of order after the American military strikes", said activist Mohammed al-Sibai, who is based in Homs province.
Asked about support for the strike from within the Democratic Party and even former Obama administration officials, Sanders said the Syria strike, as well as the U.S. "I have been on airlines many, many times where people have been asked to leave". Congressional Democrats said they were considering legislation that would prevent similar problems.
This led to a protest by the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), which said it would contest the count and complain about other violations during the vote. Turnout across the country was 85.46 percent. He added that unsealed voting envelopes had been included in election results in the past. EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said in a joint statement late Sunday that they "take note of ...
Manganye said they deliberately chose to distance themselves from Friday's anti-Zuma marches because the organisers did not share the same agenda. The President linked last week's massive protests to racism, saying it demonstrated that "racism is real and exists in our country".
American intelligence officials have reportedly said the United States is ready to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea if it is sure Pyongyang is about to stage another nuclear weapons test. For outside military analysts, though, the highlight is the weaponry that the North puts on display. Kim, the analyst, said it's likely that North Korea is also developing solid-fuel ICBMs, and that some of the rockets inside the canisters on Saturday might have ...
He declared that an "all-out war" would result if the USA were "reckless enough to use military means". Echoing the remarks of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last month, Pence said the "era of strategic patience is over". The U.S. moves an vast warship to the waters off the peninsula in a display of military might. I thought the whole reason we were sending a strike force to the Korean Peninsula was the possibility that Bowl Cut Jr.
Speaking at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting in Bhubaneswar , the Prime Minister expressed his frustration at the Opposition. "And right now, it is the EVM". He said the manner in which the bill was opposed exposed their attitude towards backward classes. Odisha will be going for assembly elections next year, and so far has remained immune to BJP's overtures.
President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically quiet about the failed launch, which was attempted from the east coast city of Sinpo. Pence is travelling to South Korea to hold talks with the country's leadership. "Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words ..." A USA military official, who requested anonymity to discuss planning, said the United States doesn't intend to use military force against North Korea in response to either a nuclear test or a missile launch.
Police have not verified that claim. Authorities are telling people in Cleveland, as well as Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI, to be on the lookout for the suspect, 37-year-old Steve Stephens . He is considered armed and unsafe. But Williams said police had searched dozens of locations overnight "to no avail". In one of the videos, Stephens can be seen holding up his Beech Brook employee identification badge.
Half a century ago, Kathrine Switzer signed up to run the Boston Marathon with her initials: K.V. Switzer. On the best day for Americans in the Boston Marathon's prize-money era, it was a man who took almost six hours to finish who provided the most indelible image of American pride.
Though differences remain between the US and Turkey's goals in the region-Turkey considers the Kurdish fighters, a USA ally, terrorists-the two remain vital partners in the fight against ISIS. "The way ( Erdogan ) has closed the door on the opposition, there is likely to be increased political unrest", said Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of Middle East history at St.
The historic referendum, which passed by a narrow margin, grants more power to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who promised when he was elected in 2014 to be a "different kind of president". Thousands of Erdogan supporters waved flags and blasted horns into the early hours on Monday in celebration of a man who they say has transformed the quality of life for millions of pious Turks marginalised for decades by the secular elite.
David Dao, a Kentucky physician, told US TV station WLKY that "everything" was injured following Sunday's incident on board a United Airlines plane. After the video first emerged, he said the airline was reaching out to the man to "resolve this situation". "Currently, (Dao and his family) are focused only on Dr.
Afghan Defence Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network of caves and tunnels that had been heavily mined. Last week, the president ordered 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles into a Syrian airfield in response to an alleged chemical attack against civilians by President Bashar al-Assad two days earlier.
On Sunday, North Korea launched what the US believes was a medium-range ballistic missile from its submarine base. He said North Korea's measures to bolster its nuclear forces are self-defensive "to cope with the US vicious nuclear threat and blackmail", and he said his country "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S".
The dictator has accused President Donald Trump of provoking his nation towards armed conflict with a series of increasingly aggressive moves, including sending the USS Carl Vinson to the Korean peninsula. A report emerged this week that Trump is ready to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea if officials believe Pyongyang is going to go through with a nuclear weapons test, although several outlets questioned the report.
And in another new filing in the same case, a Trump supporter accused of assaulting protesters agreed with the plaintiffs that Trump wanted a riot - while denying he actually harmed anyone. A member of a Korean war veterans association, Bamberger, 75, past year wrote a letter to a veterans' association that expressed regret for his actions at the rally.
The administration of President Donald Trump, which came to power in January calling for warmer ties with Russian Federation, was thrust into confrontation with Moscow last week when a poison gas attack in northern Syria killed 87 people. The drone reportedly returned to the same area later in the day, just before a hospital - where victims were being treated - was bombed. Earlier, U.S.
A total of 47.5 million votes were cast, the Anadolu news agency said . Election authorities said preliminary results showed 51.4 percent of voters had backed the biggest overhaul of Turkish politics since the founding of the modern republic in Sunday's referendum .
The United States, its allies and China are working together on a range of responses to North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test, Trump's national security adviser said on Sunday, citing what he called an worldwide consensus to act.
The missile test came a day after the national celebration of the birth of Kim Il-Sung, the founder of North Korea and the grandfather of the country's current leader, Kim Jung-Un. It's four kilometers (2.5 miles) wide, stretches 250 kilometers (160 miles) and is dotted with military guard posts, mines and defensive structures. In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking to a parliamentary session Monday, said: "Needless to say, diplomatic effort is important to maintain peace".
Tokyo and Beijing officials have been locked in a bitter territorial dispute over the uninhabited islets lose to Taiwan. The department, however, said that both China and Germany should do more to reduce their large trade surpluses with the US.
We highlighted earlier Saturday North Korea's annual celebration of its founder Kim Il Sung and the exhibition of a long line of missiles through the streets of Pyongyang. It said the missile "blew up nearly immediately" after the attempted launch. More directly on North Korea, the president returned to a theme of placing much onus on China for reining in the North.
He said he wants to kill as many people as possible before being caught. Stephens can be heard shouting in the street after the basketball team won the NBA championship past year in a video posted August 28, 2016. Police describe Stephens as African-American, six-foot-one and 244 pounds. "He hugged my wife and me and said 'I'll see you guys next time.' I said 'OK, enjoy your Easter'".
In the ceremony, President Trump said Americans would see Gorsuch as "a man who is deeply faithful to the constitution of the United States". Gorsuch was praised for his faithfulness to the Constitution and his ability to split his personal preferences from the law.
Finally, the New York Times reports that Trump's rapidly changing positions on Syria, Russia, and a host of other global issues are giving leaders around the world "geopolitical whiplash". Mr Putin had even granted Mr Tillerson a friendship honour. Despite initial hopes in Moscow of better ties with the U.S. under Trump, the two powers have descended into a furious war of words over the incident and a retaliatory United States missile strike against the forces of Moscow's ally Bashar ...
Pence is due in Seoul at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia in what his aides said was a sign of the US commitment to its ally in the face of rising tension. On Friday, the NSC members discussed how to deal with a possibility that armed North Korean soldiers pretending to be refugees may try to enter Japan, Kyodo News reported.
Washington has been investigating Russia's possible involvement in the chemical attack in Syria that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to launch the first direct military assault against the Bashar al-Assad regime. Citing the countries' disagreements, Tillerson said, "We need to attempt to put an end to this steady degradation". Russian Federation believes there is no need for a UN Security Council resolution on the attack until the UN chemical weapons watchdog has completed an ...
Police have released security camera images of a man sought in connection with a fire Sunday morning at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church at 49 George Street in Weston in the former Borough of York. Toronto police said they believe the fire was intentionally set and an investigation is underway. Neil MacCarthy, a spokesman with the Archdiocese of Toronto, said estimates for repairs are between $50,000 and $100,000.
Turkey's main opposition party has said it will call for a recount in up to 60% of votes as exit polls show the "yes" campaign to grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan new powers is narrowly ahead. He does not see a narrow victory as anything less than a mandate. Opponents said it was marred by irregularities and they would challenge the result.
Melenchon had gained six percentage points since mid-March to 18 percent, newspaper Le Figaro said, while Fillon was stable at 17 percent. Organisers said 70,000 people gathered in Marseille's Old Port district to hear Melenchon. "It's not France", Le Pen said. He is for massive taxation. "I know what to do". "If you want peace, be careful with your vote", he said. Le Pen said Sunday on RTL radio, "I don't think France is responsible for the Vel d'Hiv"- a reference to the Paris ...
He got elected to Kankipadu constituency five times and one time to Vijayawada East constituency. His body was shifted to Vijayawada, where last rites will be performed on Tuesday. Ranga, a leader from Congress was murdered in 1988 when he was on a hunger strike, leading to riots and carnage. More than 40 people were killed and billions of rupees lost in the violence that ensued.
Reaffirming his commitment to development, Modi stressed on "P2 G2" (pro-people, proactive good governance) agenda for the BJP and its governments. Modi's observation came at his concluding remarks. The PM said the new bill meant to give Constitutional status to the commission, meant to replace the National Commission for Backward Classes set up in 1993.
It may be up to his vice president, Mike Pence, to fill in the details when he arrives in Asia. Pence's Seoul stop kicks off a long-planned 10-day trip to Asia - his first as vice president - and comes amid concerns that Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test.
Haley said the United States was prepared to take further action in Syria but hoped it wouldn't be necessary. Earlier in the day, Haley said in an interview with CNN broadcaster that the political solution was not going to be achieved while Assad was heading the regime in Syria .
The location of the crash is about 60 miles southeast of Washington, DC. Multiple news outlets have reported one fatality, but a reporter for Military.com tweeted that the Army disputed that claim. Officials with Army Military District of Washington said the injured individual was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
The Korean tech giant posted its earnings estimate for the first quarter of this year, with sales amounting to 50 trillion won, or roughly 44 billion USA dollars. Problems began previous year with widespread reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7 handsets. The South-Korean technology firm had surprised analysts in January when it predicted a similar rise in earnings for the final quarter of 2016, even though operating profits for its smartphone division had plummeted by 98% in the third ...
Moreno's predecessor Rafael Correa introduced legislation in 2016 banning public officials from having assets or capital in tax havens, giving them one year's amnesty to re-introduce the money into Ecuador. Lasso, a center-right former banker who had the support of other opposition parties, ran on an economic platform in which he promised to create 1 million new jobs within four years.
The official said that Kushner wanted to see the situation in Iraq for himself and show support for the Baghdad government. According to Reuters, which has a reporter traveling with Kushner and Dunford, the US group arrived on Monday, not over the weekend as some news outlets reported on Sunday.
Most of the analysts believe that Rouhani, Raisi and Ahmadinejad will be the three major candidates with political weight and ideological reflection, whose competition can heat up the furnace of election in Iran next month. Ahmadinejad, who announced a few days ago he was running for a third presidential term, added the United States air strike would have occurred even if Hillary Clinton won the United States presidential election in November.
Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II (center) was reportedly inside Alexandria's St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral during Sunday's bombing there, but was not injured. Lawmakers said the state of emergency - Egypt's first since widespread unrest in 2013 - would help the country face down an insurgency. ISIS said two of its fighters wearing suicide vests carried out the attacks.
As of 12am (21:00GMT) on Sunday, the "Yes" campaign led with 51.3 percent to the "No" side's 48.7 percent with 99 percent of votes counted, according to unofficial results . Kilicdaroglu has accused Erdogan of seeking a "one-man regime", and said the proposed changes would put the country in danger. They fear he's already showing authoritarian tendencies.
Aziz claimed that due process was followed in the trials that led to awarding death sentence to Jadhav for espionage and subversive activities in Pakistan. A hot line also exists between the Director General Indian Coast Guard and the Head of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency based in Karachi since 2006 to discuss such issues on a regular basis.
However, Indian officials in New Delhi maintained that there was no communication from Pakistan on the denial of consular access. He alleged that Jadhav, caught on anti-state activities, was trialed under court martial. Joining the chorus of SCCI president was VHP East Singhbhum district president Arun Singh who asked the government to take stringent action against Pakistan to ensure safe release of Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Instead, the first currency review of the Trump administration singled out China and five other countries as needing to be monitored for their currency practices. U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and China's President Xi Jinping walk along the front patio of the Mar-a-Lago estate after a bilateral meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 7, 2017.
Although the margin fell short of the sweeping victory Mr Erdogan had sought in the landmark referendum, it could nevertheless cement his hold on power in Turkey. The referendum campaign was divisive and heavily one-sided, with the "yes" side dominating the airwaves and billboards across the country. The board's unprecedented decision to accept as valid ballots that did not bear the official stamp has led to outrage among opposition parties.
Rouhani, a politically moderate cleric, inherited an economy in freefall and a country dangerously isolated over its nuclear programme when he took power in 2013. Raisi was appointed previous year by Khamenei to manage a wealthy Islamic charity that controls Iran's holiest shrine in the northeastern city of Mashhad.
Said Kamel al-Alusi said. "Our worst case scenario when the fighting started was that up to one million civilians may flee Mosul", Grande said. More than 300 square miles have been cleared since west Mosul operations began mid-February, he said.
The latest polls ahead of the April-May, two-round presidential election show Le Pen-leader of the anti-immigrant National Front-neck-and-neck with centrist Emmanuel Macron, who is expected to beat her in the runoff. Ms Le Pen had acknowledged the support of Flosse's Tahoeraa Huiraatira party, saying Flosse was the spokesperson for a majority of French Polynesians.
This helps explain two recent reversals that baffled Trump watchers in recent days: Following a summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, the president said he would no longer accuse China of subsidizing its currency to make its exports more competitive, and revealed a more nuanced understanding of China's leverage over North Korea than he displayed on the campaign trail.