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by | June 08, 2018 | 14:07

The weaker-than-expected data, published by the Federal Statistics Office on Thursday, suggested that the upswing in Europe's largest economy could further lose momentum after its quarterly growth rate halved at the beginning of the year. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau predicted "robust discussions" on trade but other G7 members like Japan and Italy seemed less likely to want to challenge the USA president.

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:51

More: Kim Jong Un's fires top military leaders: What does it mean? There have been fears that tensions will burst over into full-out war between North Korea and its western allies. He made clear, however, that sanctions on North Korea will not be lifted until the country agrees to give up its nuclear arsenal. DPRK is short for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the formal name of North Korea .

by | June 08, 2018 | 13:10

On board were the pilot, Captain Barbra Wangeci Kamau , and First Officer and co-pilot Jean Mureithi . The church said the missionary and his family have been working in a small, remote town of Kitale in Nairobi for more than 10 years.

by | June 08, 2018 | 11:16

US President Barack Obama speaks as he hosts an Iftar dinner in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington on July 14, 2014. He said the gathering honored "a sacred tradition of one of the world's great religions". "Only by working together can we achieve a future of prosperity and security for all", he said. The White House iftar meal doesn't come on a specific day of Ramadan, although the scheduled iftar on Wednesday comes a week and one day before Eid al-Fitr, the official ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:48

The New York Times is also reporting that a State Department medical team flew to Guangzhou and is performing tests on other employees and their family members - some 170 workers in total at the site, plus their family members. "We are in contact with USA officials and are closely monitoring developments". Hua said the Foreign Ministry had not yet been formally informed by the USA government about the new cases, having only heard about them through media reports .

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:42

Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.) criticized Pruitt's apparent "impropriety". A spokeswoman for the chain says Pruitt himself eventually spoke with someone at the company, telling the ABC News "The subject of that phone call was an expression of interest in his wife becoming a chick-fil-a franchisee".

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:42

Her husband sprung into action, beheading the snake with a shovel, but when he bent down to throw it away, the snake's head bit him . "He had to rip it off". "I reached down to pull out a little area of grass that was growing around one of my flowers, and I nearly grabbed the snake", she told The Washington Post .

by | June 08, 2018 | 09:10

In what the New York Times described as the GOP beginning to show "signs of resistance", on Wednesday, Paul Ryan joined the handful of Republican lawmakers standing up to President Trump's war on the rule of law - sort of. As spies posing as small business owners with their two children, the two main characters, Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, befriend Americans to get information, plant information, or in some instances totally eliminate threats to their mission, all while protecting ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:32

The U.S. -EU conflict over the United States announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union has entered a new phase. US-Mexico trade is worth about $600 billion annually and about 16 per cent of US goods go to its southern neighbour. Mr Trump reportedly asked in a call with Mr Trudeau over new tariffs.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:29

Tensions had soared previous year after the North conducted missile and nuclear tests. Trump had canceled the now-rescheduled June 12 meeting with Kim after statements from North Korea in May that called US Vice President Mike Pence a "political dummy" and said Pyongyang was ready for a nuclear showdown with Washington if dialogue failed.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:09

Jordan's king has the ultimate say in all coverage issues, however positions himself as being above the political fray. The government's resignation follows nationwide protests against the income tax draft law, which seeks to increase the number of income tax payers from 5 per cent to 10 per cent.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:09

All the injured civilians were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The BSF carried out the attacks in retaliation to shelling and firing by the Pakistani Rangers in Akhnoor and Kanachak, which lead to the deaths of two Indian soldiers, 15 civilians and a police officer, according to a source.

by | June 07, 2018 | 08:51

British Prime Minister Theresa May told President Donald Trump on Monday that United States tariffs imposed on European Union steel and aluminium imports were "unjustified and deeply disappointing" during a phone call. Or maybe they're just dizzy from the on-again, off-again trade war inside Trump's divided economic team. They are also related to savings, tax systems, consumption patterns and the dynamics of supply and demand, she said.

by | June 07, 2018 | 07:08

The Justice Department and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "We're pleased that the White House unblocked our clients from the president's Twitter account but disappointed that the government intends to appeal the district court's thoughtful and well-supported ruling", said Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University , which brought the lawsuit a year ago on behalf of the seven plaintiffs.

by | June 07, 2018 | 06:01

Rescue workers expect the death toll to rise in the coming days as they reach some of these other towns. "Not everyone was able to get out", Consuelo Hernandez, a resident of the village of El Rodeo , told local newspaper Diario de Centroamerica , according to the Associated Press .

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:52

Seventy-five deaths have been confirmed so far, a toll that is expected to rise with at least 192 said to be missing. Meanwhile, the eruption that covered the area near the volcano with a mix of hot gas and volcanic flows and devoured whole communities on Sunday, resumed on Tuesday.

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:42

Two unnamed sources told The Hill on May 10 that Sadler dismissed McCain's opposition to the nomination of the new Central Intelligence Agency director by joking, "he's going to die soon anyway". Kelly Sadler has been let go form the White House. "This is an internal matter", Shah said in a White House press briefing last month. At a news briefing after Sadler's comments were reported , White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders declined to address the attack on McCain - ...

by | June 07, 2018 | 03:49

On Mr Trump's ability to pardon himself , Mr Giuliani said: "The law of the United States is that the president of the United States has unlimited, unreviewable power to pardon people from federal crimes even before they are convicted".

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:46

Trump even weighed in on the public interest surrounding her mysterious public hiatus, addressing the rumors using her husband's communication tool of choice: Twitter , writing: "I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I'm doing".

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:41

According to Business Insider , the GOP leader slammed "obstructionist" Democrats in a statement released Tuesday afternoon, saying Senators "should expect to remain in session in August" to enact appropriation bills, pass legislation, and approve nominees.