by | January 12, 2018 | 00:37

A businessman and former representative for MI for 18 years in the US Congress, Hoekstra was born in the northern Dutch city of Groningen before his parents emigrated when he was just three. "Thank you", Hoekstra said, before trying to call on someone else over the clamor of the reporters in the room. He takes up the post as United States envoy left vacant for two years, and as immigration is set to again be a hot-button issue in the Dutch local elections due on March 21.

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:39

Ben Cardin (D-Md.), the panel's top Democrat, released a report that details what it calls "malign influence campaigns" by Russian Federation in 19 European states in recent years. Speaking at a televised meeting with Russian newspaper editors, Putin pointed at what he described as USA meddling in other countries' affairs, adding that "if they poke their nose everywhere they must be able to respond to certain challenges they provoke themselves".

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:32

Trump said in an interview Thursday with The Wall Street Journal . Previous year was marked by terse back and forth between Trump and North Korea, both parties threatening to destroy each other as Pyongyang showcased its rapidly advancing missile program through a number of ballistic missile tests.

by | January 11, 2018 | 23:26

Quinnipiac released its latest numbers Wednesday, after polling 1,106 voters nationwide. "That is the highest number ever recorded by this poll ", the president tweeted . "In new Quinnipiac Poll, 66% of people feel the economy is "Excellent or Good". Quinnipiac noted that it has asked American voters the economy question since 2001.

by | January 11, 2018 | 22:14

Activists posted two videos on Thursday, the first purports to show a number of Syrian soldiers taken captives by the rebels when they stormed Khalakhel, while the second one showed a warplane crashing over Idlib countryside. As pro-government forces pressed the assault, the Russian defence ministry's newspaper said Moscow had asked the Turkish military to tighten control over armed groups in Idlib.

by | January 11, 2018 | 22:03

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is expected to approve for construction about 1,285 new homes in West Bank settlements on Wednesday. Hospital officials said he died of his wounds after being taken to the hospital in critical condition.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:26

Unless Conway was leaving out President Donald Trump , this is blatantly false. In what may be another one of Conway's "alternative facts" the president's counselor claimed "nobody here talks about Hillary Clinton ", despite evidence to the contrary.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:27

In response to State's latest advisory, the Mexico Tourism Board said the country's "major worldwide tourism destinations have been explicitly listed as having no travel restrictions", referring to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:14

The admission came the same day as two Reuters journalists were formally charged by police in court with breaching the Official Secrets Act. The military announced on Dec 18 that a mass grave containing 10 bodies had been found at the coastal village of Inn Din, about 50 km north of the state capital Sittwe .

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:14

The administration has also given federal immigration agencies the green light to arrest anyone suspected of being in this country illegally. 7-Eleven confirmed the raids to Salon, explaining that 7-Eleven franchisees are independent business owners, thus the franchisees are responsible for who they hire and their eligibility.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:16

States wouldn't be able to request work requirements for disabled people and children under the new guidance; however, a number of nonpartisan health care think tanks point out that many Americans who rely on Medicaid can not work because they are the primary care providers for much sicker family members or live with other socioeconomic realities that make finding work more hard.

by | January 11, 2018 | 18:18

Earlier on Wednesday, Trump also blasted " sneaky " Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein for releasing the full 312-page transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson's testimony before congressional investigators. Trump and Solberg took questions concerning their North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, economics and energy resources. "Are you open to meeting with ( special counsel Robert Mueller)? Or would you demand that a strict set of parameters be placed around any encounter ...

by | January 11, 2018 | 18:07

A picture of the koala was posted to The Koala Rescue Queensland Facebook page calling on the public for any information on who was responsible. WARNING: The below image may cause distress to some readers. "There's some injuries there but of course you don't know whether or not that was after the koala was already dead", said RPSCA spokesman Michael Beatty.

by | January 11, 2018 | 15:36

Last February at Trump's first joint address to Congress, numerous 66 female representatives and delegates who made up the Democratic Women's Working Group at the time wore white clothing, dubbed "suffragette white" in a nod to the women's rights movement in the early 1900s, which encouraged its supporters to dress in white as a representation of purity.

by | January 11, 2018 | 15:25

A polarizing figure, Arpaio made national headlines as sheriff for hardline immigration tactics, including workplace raids and allegations of racial profiling, and for starting Maricopa County's notorious "Tent City" jail, where inmates were forced to wear pink underwear and work on chain gangs.

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:17

Oprah Winfrey poses with her Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills , California, U.S., January 7, 2018. Oprah Winfrey's best friend, Gayle King , has downplayed any suggestion that Winfrey might run for president .

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:13

Simpson, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, described his company's work much differently in his August 22 testimony to the Judiciary Committee. Mr Simpson also said Mr Steele had cut off contact with the FBI after former agency head James Comey announced he was reopening an investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:34

They have a game in hand, but their hopes of a successful title defence already appear in tatters. Zidane, though, maintains there will be no finger pointing as his team prepare for Wednesday's home Copa del Rey tie against Segunda Division Numancia , who were beaten 3-0 in the first leg.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:28

USA citizens are advised not to travel to the eastern DRC and Kasai provinces under the new system, which sometimes has separate, higher tier rankings for particular regions within a country. We don't know what happened. "We are going to keep working very hard in 2018 to make sure that Los Cabos continues as a safe destination", Esponda said.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:27

Students were told to "shelter in place" until further notice. Lt. Mike Madden with the San Bernardino Police Department, which was assisting university police, told the San Bernardino Sun that a single shot hit a campus building, and police were searching for the shooter.