by | January 24, 2018 | 10:33

Since a year ago, Washington and Ottawa have rolled out round after round of sanctions against top Venezuelan officials, including President Nicolas Maduro himself, and prohibited USA banks from refinancing Venezuelan debt. Maduro, ignoring threats of global censure, plowed ahead with the vote for the Constituent Assembly last July and neutered the opposition-controlled National Assembly.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:27

New Mexico's unemployment rate continues to fall, but is still second-worst in the nation. But the number of unemployed actively seeking work rose by 1,500 from year-earlier levels to 18,700. Hancock County's unemployment rate was tied with Madison County for fifth-lowest rate in the state . Employers added 2.1 million jobs last year, the fewest in seven years.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:24

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday about missing text messages involving an FBI agent reassigned from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. Chuck Grassley and Johnson wrote that the IG told them last month that the IG's office had received all text messages between Strzok and Page from November 30, 2016 to July 28, 2017, contradicting the gap reported in the cover letter.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:00

A second vehicle exploded 30 minutes later in the same area leading to more casualties. Officials believe the second blast targeted responders to the first event. It was not immediately clear who was responsible. The United Nations condemned the attack on social media, saying that direct or indiscriminate attacks on civilians are prohibited under global humanitarian law and constitute war crimes.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:58

Abbas and other Palestinian leaders refused to meet Pence, making his visit a rare one by a high-ranking U.S. official not to include talks with the Palestinians. Mr Pence responded to the ruckus by saying he was humbled to speak before such a "vibrant democracy", before delving into his prepared remarks about the two countries' unbreakable bond.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:51

On Jan. 2, President Trump tweeted that the US gives the Palestinians "HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect". The $45 million allotment was meant for food aid as part of the UNRWA's West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal .

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:50

Sutton Superintendent Ted Friend told NBC10 Boston he feels terrible about what happened, and that he was under the impression from highway officials that roads had been taken care of before sending school buses to pick up students. The incident was caught on camera by Cheryl Katz, a resident watching from a nearby house. Everyone was OK, Katz said, but she said there should've been a school delay to the weather.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:45

Rights campaigners slammed as "appalling' yesterday the disappearance of dissident publisher Gui Minhai after his daughter revealed he had been snatched again in mainland China, the latest person ensnared in Beijing's crackdown on civil society".

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:36

Train services were affected as the bandh supporters of both the political parties squatted on the railway tracks at various stations and shouted slogan against the government holding it responsible for the suicide of the gang rape victim. On November 18, the girl attempted suicide. BJP leader and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has demanded a CBI probe into the whole episode and alleged that the girl was denied justice.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:29

Formally known as the Save the Children Fund, the office is part of the global non-governmental organization that works to promote children's rights, provide relief and help support children in developing countries. Tolo News said 11 people had been injured. However it is not known if these were employees of Save the Children organization or if they had been passers-by.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:18

She later reached a confidential settlement paid from Meehan's congressional office fund. Meehan spoke with The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News on Tuesday for the first time since allegations of sexual misconduct against him surfaced.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:06

The government shutdown came to an end Monday after Senate Democrats agreed to support a short-term spending bill that will keep the government open through February 8. Schumer said his Republican colleagues in the Senate were "afraid" of Mr. Trump because he has still not provided clear indications on where he stood on a fix for DACA .

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:09

Mustafa stated that her self-administered canton never fell to the Islamic State (IS) which the US-allied Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) defeated in other parts of northern Syria. Mattis, on a visit to Indonesia, warned the offensive "disrupts what was a relatively stable area in Syria and distracts from the worldwide effort to defeat" IS.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:07

India is also looking at Asean as its development partner-especially with regard to improving the economic conditions in its insurgency wracked northeast. Irani, who was addressing a seminar on "India-Asean weaving textile relations", said India has strengths in production and exports of nearly all kinds of textiles and apparel including all handloom and handicraft products that demonstrate the unique skills of the country's weavers and artisans.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:02

Prasad's first conviction in yet another case of fodder scam in September, 2013 barred him for fighting elections for six years. Lalu Prasad is already convicted in another fodder scam case and was sentenced to three and a half years in jail earlier in January.

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:59

Minister of Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja has confirmed that 30 people have been detained following the incident. A group of people vandalised a mall and torched vehicles in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city on Tuesday evening, to protest against the release of the film " Padmaavat ".

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:59

Trump previous year announced that he was ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA , but gave Congress until March 5 to come up with a legislative fix. Democrats had filibustered a short-term spending bill in the Senate during negotiations with the White House and Republicans over CHIP and immigration.

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:58

What happened was a nearly three-day partisan standoff over something almost every leader claims to a want - a bill protecting young immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children. Now would be a good time for Trump to demonstrate his often-claimed deal-making ability. But in a signal to Democrats , McConnell committed on the Senate floor to addressing immigration in a timely fashion.

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:57

Some industry stakeholders are frustrated by the lack of progress. The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and two-dozen of its peers from across North America are urging NAFTA negotiators in Montreal to buckle down and broker a deal. The process of attempting to predict the actions of President Trump in this regard is much like reading Ouija Board as he launches from topic to topic, frequently inconsistently and with all nearly no understanding of the overall economic impacts that NAFTA has ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 08:51

Bach said the IOC extended an invitation to North Korea, a regime that has come under significant worldwide sanctions for continued nuclear weapons development, because the IOC treats all national Olympic committees equally. In response, Bach simply said people should be more respectful of their own country. Everybody should respect their own country. North Korea's participation in the Games - including a 140-member orchestra, a 230-person cheering squad and 30-athlete taekwondo exhibition ...