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by | November 21, 2017 | 00:10

I'm gonna say, 'Mr President, that's illegal.' And guess what he's gonna do?" He's going to say, "What would be legal?",' Gen Hyten told a security conference. Mr Trump was inside at the time. President Trump has not publicly commented on Gen Hyten's remarks. The comments come amid heightened tensions between the U.S.

by | November 20, 2017 | 00:23

China has not officially provided any details of Song's visit to Pyongyang or his meetings with North Korean officials. Trump fueled the speculation by tweeting Thursday, "China is sending an Envoy and Delegation to North Korea - A big move, we'll see what happens!" Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that the visit was a party tradition, and that the two sides would discuss matters of mutual concern.

by | November 20, 2017 | 00:23

I have complete confidence in the leaders we have elected this weekend and in the next generation of leaders. "Under a new Sinn Fein leader I think anything is possible", said David Farrell, politics professor at University College Dublin.

by | November 20, 2017 | 00:25

Slamming the Congress for "bickering over the price" now in a "disservice" to the armed forces, Sitharaman said she could "any time prove that the deal we obtained is far better than what they were negotiating.I am not shying away from giving the figures" and added the defence secretary would share the details later.

by | November 20, 2017 | 00:13

A win at the DP World Tour Championship by points leader Fleetwood or second-placed Rose would have guaranteed either of the two golfers the money title and a US$1.25 million (S$1.7 million) bonus. And then today, obviously I didn't perform how I wanted to, but it just shows golf can be such a cruel or hard game sometimes. Yet there was to be no miracle finish for Rose, with Fleetwood instead topping the standings.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:24

Settlements for royals are likely to also include pledges of loyalty to Prince Mohammed, the adviser said. The businessmen in custody are being asked to hand over assets. "From a trading point of view, you want to identify the private companies most impacted and short or sell them, and conversely public sector companies will benefit", Gargour said.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:24

Big game hunters are celebrating a trump administration policy change, while animal rights advocates are furious. He said he would put the decision "on hold" and review it with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. He described the perilous situation in Zimbabwe, where the U.S. Embassy has advised Americans to limit their travel outdoors. However, critics say it will harm the dwindling elephant population.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:25

Check out the peak wind gusts from today . 2 P.M. Saturday - A few showers work into western CT. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. It'll remain breezy, with wind chill values between 20 and 25. Mostly sunny conditions will go along with mild temperatures primarily in the 50s.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:21

At the time of her arrest, the IRGC referred to Zaghari as "a main ringleader of hostile institutions who had been involved in criminal activities over the past years under the auspices of the foreign governments' media and espionage services".

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:20

But Indian Army troops would continue to take all retaliatory measures and retain the right to punitively respond to any provocative acts of aggression from Pakistan. Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy fire along the LoC in Poonch district Friday, and targeted each other's positions and civilian areas, reports said.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:12

The Democratic Alliance (DA) firmly rejects the prospect of the South African government granting Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe , access into the country on so-called "political asylum". Mugabe's exit was in the planning for more than a year. Reuters, the British news agency, reported that on November 13, Gen. Constantino Chiwenga said the army refused to accept the firing of Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the purging of his supporters.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:13

But she claimed the Russian draft would keep Syria from being investigated and said Russia is continuing "to push unacceptable language only meant to undermine the investigators and divide this council". The JIM's leaders said they were "confident" that Syria's government was responsible for an aerial attack on Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 using sarin that killed about 100 people and affected about 200 others who survived "acute exposure" to the nerve agent.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:15

In an earlier tweet yesterday, Omar Abdullah, reacting to Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's remarks, said he wanted to know what successive Congress governments did since 1947 to get back PoK. Such opportunistic, dual policy of Farooq Abdullah is in front of public. It has been 70 years and they ( New Delhi ) could not get it. "I say Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir is a part of India and due to the mistakes of the previous governments it has been with Pakistan".

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:06

Norges Bank manages Norway's $1 trillion (£758bn) sovereign wealth fund on behalf of the government. Norway is a major oil producer, and it has plowed its energy earnings into the fund in order to fund pensions and other government expenses.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:02

Signing the deal for Indigo was veteran airline investor Bill Franke, who described it as the largest aircraft order ever. The aircraft will be allocated among low cost carriers Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary) upon the completion of final purchase agreements between Airbus and the four airlines.

by | November 17, 2017 | 03:28

RUSSIA'S lower house of parliament gave preliminary approval yesterday to a law giving Moscow the power to designate foreign media operating in Russian Federation as " foreign agents " required to disclose where they get their funding and how they spend it.

by | November 17, 2017 | 03:29

President Donald Trump went on television on Wednesday to recap his just-completed trip overseas, but it was his pause to refresh that ended up making news . Trump asked a campaign crowd in Fort Worth, Texas, in February 2016. "It's Rubio!" Trump declared as he held the bottle in the air. It was a meme-worthy moment that caused reporters to erupt on Twitter .

by | November 17, 2017 | 03:28

Humanitarian agencies had been successful in preventing starvation and tackling a cholera outbreak that has sickened more than 900,000 people in six months and killed over 2,200. The U.N. has called it the "worst humanitarian crisis in the world". "Our worry is with the fuel shortage this could affect and even we assume reverse the declining trend (in cholera)", he said.

by | November 17, 2017 | 03:29

Other " Sheroes " include model Ashley Graham , actress-singer Zendaya , Olympian Gabby Douglas , ballerina Misty Copeland and Selma director Ava DuVernay . "When I was growing up, I didn't have many options of dolls that looked like me", Muhammad said at the summit . Now, she's making history again by getting a Barbie doll made in her honour.

by | November 17, 2017 | 03:26

Trump Jr. released the 10 screenshots just hours after American news magazine The Atlantic first reported on them, being sure to highlight his "whopping three responses". Meanwhile, the report noted that the rest of the messages are one-sided, with WikiLeaks sending Trump Jr. messages through July 2017. One message suggested Trump encourage Australia to appoint Assange as USA ambassador.