by | June 02, 2018 | 20:34

The Socialist party leader, Mr Rajoy's arch-rival who called for the vote, is poised to take over as prime minister. Rajoy appeared in parliament Friday morning and in a brief speech said, "I will accept the decision". Mr. Rajoy was left heading a minority government - with the support of the Ciudadanos Party - and in a precarious position. Podemos has already asked to be part of his new government.

by | June 02, 2018 | 20:32

And a sizable number of Congressional Republicans - who have, until now, generally declined to oppose Trump policies and positions - are raising the specter of trying to block any auto trade tariffs enacted under the Trade Expansion Act. BMW sold 73,835 cars and light trucks in the United States in the first quarter. Trump's auto tariff is a test of Franco-German solidarity since French carmakers have hardly any USA sales, while German carmakers generate up to 30 percent of global sales ...

by | June 02, 2018 | 20:30

This could destroy exports by German carmakers, which control 90 percent of the USA premium market and are the biggest European Union exporters of cars to the United States. So Why Does Trump Want To Push Out German Cars? Some German manufacturers like BMW actually produce more vehicles in the United States than consumers purchase .

by | June 02, 2018 | 20:11

Philippines Secretary of Defense Delfin Lorenzana meets with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on the sidelines of the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 2, 2018. But "there are much larger consequences in the future when nations lose the rapport of their neighbours", he warned . The U.S. canceled China's participation in the multinational RIMPAC naval drills after China confirmed reports the People's Liberation Army had installed missile systems on reclaimed reefs in the ...

by | June 02, 2018 | 10:51

While the USA export ban on Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE more than just a trade issue, removing the ban is a major priority for China in trade talks - even if it comes at the cost of accepting US tariffs. The American Chamber of Commerce in China said companies are uneasy about the threat of export and investment controls but see them as a possible way to make progress on longstanding complaints about market access and investment curbs.

by | June 02, 2018 | 10:48

South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo said that the global community should not question Kim Jong Un's motives, as it could hinder progress in bringing about the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Trump had called off plans for a summit in a letter to Kim on May 24, complaining of "the tremendous anger and open hostility" in comments from North Korea.

by | June 02, 2018 | 01:11

Michael Rotondo waved to journalists as he drove away from the house in Camillus, New York state. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports Rotondo called 911 on Tuesday, saying a person had called his phone from a restricted number to call him a "loser".

by | June 01, 2018 | 23:12

The Europe-wide issue has been affecting Irish users across the country when users go to pay for something at the point of sale, only for their card to be declined. Visa said some card payments are now failing across the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe. "It is affecting all payment providers across the United Kingdom and Ireland".

by | June 01, 2018 | 22:38

The president has been intermittently criticizing the attorney general because he recused himself from the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian election interference and alleged collusion. Sessions, one of the president's earliest supporters, has often found himself on the receiving end of Trump's ire. Hours after the president's attack on Wednesday, Sessions visited the White House for a routine litigation issue, a Justice Department official said.

by | June 01, 2018 | 21:55

Until this year, Kim had made no visits outside his country since taking over from his father as leader in 2011. Pompeo and top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol concluded two days of talks in NY in advance of a possible summit , which originally was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore before Trump canceled it .

by | June 01, 2018 | 20:14

More specifically, it was Avenatti's pro hac vice motion to appear in the Southern District, which has been actively and, during the hearing, vocally opposed by Cohen's attorney, McDermott Will & Emery attorney Stephen Ryan . Among other things, he accused Cohen's lawyers of giving a journalist an audio recording of a conversation between Daniels' former lawyer and Cohen.

by | June 01, 2018 | 20:02

Prosecutors interviewed fired FBI director James Comey and are considering whether his deputy Andrew McCabe should be charged for lying to federal agents, a report suggests. Those aides surely will have been interviewed by the time special counsel Robert S. Mueller III completes his reports. His team is investigating whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election and whether the president sought to obstruct that inquiry ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 19:00

The group's secretary-general Christophe Deloire rebuked the actions as well, saying,"This journalist's reappearance is a great relief but it was distressing and regrettable that the Security Service of Ukraine played with the truth". Video shared on Twitter by Radio Free Europe's Russian service shows his ATR colleagues rejoicing in cheers and disbelief at seeing Babchenko alive.

by | June 01, 2018 | 13:41

The Hurricane Center says the storm will now move across the Great Lakes. "The engineer has performed a safety inspection and determined that the evacuation order is no longer needed", according to a statement on the McDowell County 911/Emergency Management Facebook page.

by | June 01, 2018 | 13:14

The final list of covered imports will be announced by 15 June, with the tariffs taking effect shortly thereafter. Trump announced in April he planned to impose tariffs on $150 billion worth of Chinese goods, and Beijing responded by declaring it will retaliate by imposing similar amount of tariffs of imported American goods.

by | June 01, 2018 | 12:02

He unveiled a new cabinet line-up comprising 17 ministers, which included M5S leader Luigi Di Maio and League chief Matteo Salvini both serving as deputy prime ministers. Political neophyte Giuseppe Conte, who skipped teaching a class at the University of Florence to return to Rome , was summoned to meet Mattarella at the presidential palace Thursday night.

by | June 01, 2018 | 11:32

Even the most casual television viewers and pop culture participants will recall Stewart's and Blagojevich's ties to the president through NBC's The Apprentice . President Donald Trump told media Thursday that he was considering pardons for TV personality Martha Stewart and former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich .

by | June 01, 2018 | 09:52

The Roddickton native won the provincial Telegram Spelling Bee in February, which earned her a berth in the prestigious competition in the U.S. Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani of McKinney, Texas was the victor of the ultimate resume builder for a teenaged student - along with $40,000 cash-money, a trophy, a $2,500 savings bond, and encyclopedias (they still make encyclopedias?).

by | June 01, 2018 | 09:45

South Korea's Yonhap news agency has also reported Tuesday morning that Kim Yong-chol arrived in Beijing on Tuesday morning and reserved a flight to New York City. A North Korean delegation led by another of Kim Jong Un's trusted aides, Kim Chang Son, flew to Singapore on Monday night for talks with US officials to discuss logistical issues for the summit.

by | June 01, 2018 | 06:43

Lava had also covered two wells at a geothermal plant as of Sunday. A 61-year-old man in Hawaii was arrested Tuesday after allegedly pulling a gun on a neighbour who was checking his home for lava damage. On Wednesday U.S. Geological Survey officials warned fast-moving lava threatened to tear through more homes in the already ravaged communities of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens.