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by | March 24, 2018 | 13:37

In a speech before Peru's opposition-controlled Congress after being sworn in, Vizcarra said he would form a completely new cabinet and that no branch of government should trample another. Kuczynski resigned on Wednesday amid graft allegations he denies. Kuczynski becomes the first sitting president to exit office over his ties to Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction company at the centre of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:36

At issue is a murky affair of Libyan spies, arms dealers and allegations that late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi provided Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign with millions of euros shipped to Paris in suitcases - allegations Sarkozy has always denied.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:25

Responding to the news, former Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain tweeted: "This is a awful Stalinist purge - [Owen Smith] has been doing a terrific job on Northern Ireland ". Alan Bull had been selected to stand for the party in Stanground South in May's Peterborough City Council elections despite the party being made aware of alleged anti-Semitic posts on Facebook last summer, as exclusively revealed by the Peterborough Telegraph last month.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:16

England manager Gareth Southgate has admitted the team's lack of success in global competitions in the recent past has given "a slightly different feel" ahead of the World Cup, but has declared "we've got some exciting young players". The BBC says that Southgate will be without Jack Wilshere tonight after the Arsenal midfielder injured his knee in training. Memphis Depay saw a free-kick saved but Holland looked like a side struggling for an identity, with Kieran Trippier stinging the ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:15

Earlier this month, Blue Mountain School District Superintendent David Helsel spoke before a House Education Committee school safety hearing in Harrisburg about the district's overall safety plan. Helsel said some students even helped to put the stones in the buckets, which are stored in the classrooms. Helsel's comments come amid a new chapter in the public debate about mass shootings after a man killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:00

But he said that a storm was lurking after US President Donald Trump signed the Taiwan Travel Act into law. This comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned the self-ruled island it would be "doomed to failure" if it attempted independence from China.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:00

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was previously a long-serving governor of the farm state. Whilst the impact of the tariffs may be relatively small, "the concern will be whether this will spiral into an all-out trade war which clearly would be an overall negative for the United States & the rest of the world", said analyst Alvin Liew.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:45

She told the bloc to ride the "new dynamic" in looming trade talks. "I believe we are approaching this with a spirit of cooperation, a spirit of opportunity for the future as well". And today he said: "Unless the British Government makes it clear now that this is unacceptable we will head into trade talks with the sell-out of our fisheries already accepted".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:38

There is no data about the victims and the dead yet. Two floors have been completely gutted - while the other have seen significant damage. MEP Lynn Boylan said she believed "everyone is out of Metro Hotel and accounted for". The brief statement reads: "Metro Hotel wishes to apologise to hotel patrons and guests that the hotel is now closed, and will remain closed for some time, following a fire".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:38

Trump met privately with the NRA's chief lobbyist, Chris Cox, one day after publicly urging Congress to pursue broad changes to gun laws. Three of the 22 CFOs responding to the CNBC survey said their companies have addressed the issue by ending relationships with gun makers and/or the NRA in the aftermath of the February 14 shooting.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:37

They haven't been silent about it - they say they just haven't been acknowledged. "If you guys don't want to hear about it anymore, you fix it, so we don't have to keep repeating ourselves". Survivors are among those leading the march efforts. The focus, she said, should not be on school shootings alone. The March for Our Lives will be a series of programs that will include musical performances and student speakers.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:20

Trump's longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz had argued that it was unclear if the President had to respond to a suit filed in state court. Writes Schecter, the president "has no immunity" from laws involving "purely private acts". "Even after Clinton v. Jones , decided more than 20 years ago, Congress has not suspended proceedings against the president of the United States and there are no compelling reasons for delaying plaintiff's day in court here".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:18

Charles Matthews was very impressive Thursday. He's leading the Wolverines with 16.3 PPG and 7 RPG in the NCAA Tournament. The rout was on by halftime with MI leading 52-28 after shooting 57 percent from the floor. By time 10 minutes ticked off the clock, it was clear that this game would be this round's blowout game. MI is the best defensive team left in the NCAA Tournament and will try to be the first team in the bracket to slow down the Seminoles offense.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:13

The remarks came only two days after the US Senate killed a bipartisan bid seeking to end US support for Saudi Arabia's aerial bombardment campaign in Yemen. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said that during the meeting, the crown prince talked about increasing cooperation with the United States military, including training.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:13

French President Emmanuel Macron said Paris and Berlin would be among countries taking further rapid and coordinated measures which other leaders said would include the expulsion of Russian officials and possible other retaliatory actions. May had expected to leave Brussels on Thursday night, but stayed on at the summit to discuss Donald Trump's decision to give the European Union a temporary exemption from tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:08

Silicon wafer group Siltronic was the worst performer in the technology sector, down by 5 percent at around 11 a.m. London time. The new tariffs on technology and intellectual property are expected to be worth about $ 60 billion , roughly the value of USA technology lost to China due to the country's onerous trade rules.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:06

The Justice Department published a proposed regulation Friday that would effectively ban bump stocks, devices that can increase the firing speed of semiautomatic weapons, by classifying them as illegal machine guns under federal law . The Trump administration announced a new proposal on Friday to effectively ban bump stock devices, which were used to accelerate the gunfire of the Las Vegas mass shooter a year ago.

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:02

Even before the scandal broke, Facebook has already taken the most important steps to prevent a recurrence, Zuckerberg said. Furthermore, if a user hasn't accessed an app within the last three months, Facebook will turn off the app's access to their information.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:58

The North said it will send a three-member delegation led by Ri Son Gwon, chairman of its agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs, the statement said. North Korean state media have not yet directly mentioned the summits. Trump also traded threats and personal insults with Kim, calling him "little rocket man" and at one point threatening to "totally destroy North Korea" I needed to defend the United States and its allies.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:50

The explosion occurred after celebrations over the Afghan New Year were winding down and revelers were on their way home, he added. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . No group has claimed responsibility for the explosion. In Kabul on Wednesday a suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd of people celebrating Nawrooz, killing dozens of people, many of them teenagers.