by | June 05, 2018 | 02:19

Under a Spanish law that prevents a power vacuum, Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who tabled the no-confidence motion, would immediately become the new leader of the 19-country eurozone's No. There were 180 votes in favour, 169 against and one abstention. Sanchez ousted Rajoy on Friday by narrowly winning a no-confidence vote in parliament following corruption convictions linked to the outgoing leader's Popular Party.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:57

German prosecutors have formally applied to a higher regional court for the extradition of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on charges linked to his role in the campaign for the Catalonia region's independence, they said on Friday. Torra was chosen by Puigdemont to be Catalonia's next leader after separatist parties kept their absolute majority in regional elections in December.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:51

Late last month the North's state media revealed that Kim Su Gil had been appointed as director of the military's powerful General Political Bureau (GPB), replacing Kim Jong Gak. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, who said it's not clear yet if a deal with North Korea would be a treaty that would require Senate ratification but said at some point Congress would need to vote to relieve mandatory sanctions that are in place against North Korea.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:44

Kennedy cited the comments of one commissioner, who said religion has been used to justify all kinds of discrimination throughout history, including slavery and the Holocaust. "Yet the division did not address this point in any of the cases involving requests for cakes depicting anti-gay marriage symbolism", the court said.

by | June 03, 2018 | 09:25

The breakthrough announced after a almost 2-hour meeting at the White House between Trump and Kim Yong-Chol, one of North Korea's most senior officials, the highest-level talks between the 2 countries in 18 years. According to Newsweek , South Korea paid $2.6 million in travel expenses for Kim during the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics alone. Seoul is keen to declare a formal end to the war, and if it is on the table at the upcoming talks there is also the possibility South Korean President ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 09:09

White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said on CNBC on Friday morning that he briefed Trump on the details of the report Thursday evening, calling him on Air Force One. Again, the reasoning by this part of the rule is obvious, to prevent comments from the government from having an impact on the market or giving traders advance knowledge of information the public isn't supposed to have until its official release time.

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:47

Gomperts said three women had swallowed abortion pills but it was unclear if they were pregnant. A number of women - who took the tablets before police intervened - were questioned, but have not been arrested. "There is no way that Northern Ireland is going to get left behind". They drove towards the Lisburn constituency office of the anti-abortion Democratic Unionists, who oppose liberalisation in Northern Ireland, to continue their day of protest.

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:18

While many people are in favor of this new law because they believe it could potentially give patients a "fighting chance" to live, others believe it gives false hope to patients and the use of medications that aren't approved by the FDA could do more harm than good.

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:17

Constitution, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The president has the power to "order the termination of an investigation by the Justice Department or FBI at any time and for any reason", Trump lawyers John Dowd and Jay Sekulow argued in the letter to Mueller , which was published Saturday by the New York Times .

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:16

Unfortunately, the Hamas terror organisation deliberately and methodically places civilians in danger", it said. After the funeral, dozens of mourners rushed to the border area east of Khan Younis, cut the barbed wires of the security fence with Israel and seized a tear gas canister launcher on the roof of an Israeli army vehicle.

by | June 03, 2018 | 06:46

It was revealed yesterday that his wife, who reportedly found his body in a pool of blood in their flat, was left in the dark about the plot. The elaborate ruse raised many questions. KIM: Babchenko apologized to his wife, Olga, for the hell he had put her through but said he didn't have an option. "Once the gates of the morgue closed behind me, I was resurrected", he said, according to the Moscow Times .

by | June 03, 2018 | 06:06

Saudi Arabia on Saturday named a prominent businessman as labor minister in a move welcomed by the private sector, as the kingdom seeks to diversify the economy away from oil and create jobs for an overwhelmingly young population. No further details were made available. The magazine cover drew flak especially from campaigners who are protesting the arrests of at least 11 activists, mostly identified by rights groups as veteran women campaigners for the right to drive and to end the male ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 02:53

Trump confirmed the meeting with Kim Jong Un scheduled for June 12 in Singapore will go forward as planned; although, he said it will only be a starting point. Trump also stressed the importance of this summit. Gen Kim has previously served as chief of Pyongyang's top military intelligence agency, and was sanctioned twice by USA and South Korea for his role in supporting North Korea's nuclear and missile programme in 2010 and 2016.

by | June 03, 2018 | 02:43

President Donald Trump says he wouldn't mind seeing the North American Free Trade Agreement replaced by two separate, bilateral trade deals with Canada and Mexico. The US steel and aluminium tariffs were imposed early on Friday after Canada, Mexico and the European Union refused to accept quotas in negotiations with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

by | June 03, 2018 | 02:20

Hamas went on to accuse the USA administration of being "totally biased towards the Israeli occupation, which encourages the latter to commit further violence and terrorism against the Palestinian people". On Tuesday, Israel was reportedly hit by rockets fired from Gaza. "They don't want to deal with the USA embassy to Israel as their channel", said Shapiro, now a scholar at Israel's Institute for National Security Studies.

by | June 03, 2018 | 02:18

The incident took place on a day when there was no deployment of police near the mosque as the authorities had made a decision to ease tension in the area during Friday's congregational prayers. During the period, 314 people were injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by the Indian army, paramilitary and police personnel on peaceful protesters.

by | June 03, 2018 | 01:18

However, none of the tariffs above came into effect. "What we're having with China is a trade dispute, plain and simple", said Navarro in an interview on Wednesday. "President Obama, Bush, Clinton lost this when we got into bad trade deals like NAFTA". As part of any new agreement, the sources said, the US wants ZTE to hire a new person to police its compliance.

by | June 02, 2018 | 23:01

President Bashar al-Assad raised the possibility of conflict with U.S. forces in Syria if they do not withdraw from the country soon. Both the Obama and the Trump administrations have argued that the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq and Syria is legal under the congressional authorizations to use military force against Al-Qaeda dating back to 2001.

by | June 02, 2018 | 22:12

We have to break up families. "Democrats mistakenly tweet 2014 pictures from Obama's term showing children from the Border in steel cages", the president wrote. Under a new memorandum, DHS would help HHS fingerprint every individual claiming custody of a child, senior officials said. "Sometimes they don't even talk to the kid", he said.

by | June 02, 2018 | 21:09

The findings, published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , show there were 4,645 "excess deaths" between September 20, 2017, when the storm made landfall on the island, and December 31, 2017. In a news conference on Tuesday, Hector Pesquera, head of Puerto Rico's public safety department, said the government did not have reason to question the latest estimates, which come from researchers at Harvard University as well as Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the ...