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Top Philippine judge calls for fresh arbitration case over China 'threat'

Cayetano said. "Or will we agree to a code of conduct that will be enforced only by the community of nations who signed it?" he said. He said the USA chose to remain on the sidelines despite having in its possession satellite images of Chinese activities in disputed waters.

'Now He's Really Crazy': James Comey's Father Takes Aim at Trump

The former Allendale councilman unleashed on Trump after The New York Times reported on a leaked White House memo describing an Oval Office meeting with Russian officials following the younger Comey's ouster. Comey's father said his son never told him he had been fired by the President. While Comey was reportedly uncomfortable with the president's improper boundaries and conduct before he was sacked, sources say Comey hadn't come to any conclusions about the president's intent until he ...

President's 2018 budget to include family leave plan

The program is expected to cost about $25 billion a year and will benefit about 1.3 million people, the White House officials said. There is no proposed income limit, but high earners would have their benefits capped. Trump's six-week proposal would be an improvement over the U.S.'s current policy that gives new parents no paid time off-mothers can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave-but his plan doesn't do much to move the needle on providing new moms with more support compared to maternity ...

Comey Will Testify before the Senate Intel Committee

And The New York Times said the U.S. president had told top Russian officials Comey's sacking had relieved "great pressure" on him. The document, which was read to the NYT by sources in the White House, is the latest evidence that Mr Trump fired Mr Comey at least in part because of an ongoing investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian officials.

The Lib Dems want what remains of the Remain vote

He told ITV News: "We are heading towards a future of a very uncompromising approach to Brexit that 75% of young people didn't want". The manifesto says the Lib Dems will "use our strength in parliament to press for keeping Britain as close as possible to Europe".

James Comey reportedly believes Trump was trying to influence him

The Times reported Mr Trump noted the Russia investigation as he told Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak of his decision to fire Mr Comey. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told The New York Times in a statement that Comey put unnecessary pressure on the president's ability to conduct diplomacy with Russian Federation on matters such as Syria, Ukraine and the Islamic State.

In Venezuela, mass protests women

The incident took place on May 3 in the Caracas neighborhood of Altamira, when protesters chased riot police with sticks and stones, and authorities fired tear gas into the crowd, NBC News reports. He and the opposition have blamed each other of using armed groups to sow violence. The opposition and many protesters say his real aim is to dodge elections.

Former FBI director Comey to testify publicly

After Comey's firing, Trump himself has interviewed several potential nominees. This news after reports Friday in the New York Times and the Washington Post about the fallout from Trump's firing of Comey, as well as the inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

Woman chops off genitals of a 'Swami' of Kerala ashram

The management of Panmana Ashram, associated with social reformer Chattambi Swamy, said Hariswami had come to the ashram as a "brahmachari" 15 years ago but did not complete his course and had left midway. The New Delhi Television news channel said the woman's family hired Theerthapada to visit their home to cure her bed-ridden father. The police commissioner said no action would be taken against the student as she had acted in self-defence.

Qantas A380 turns back to LA after engine fails

It touched down in LA about 3am local time. Qantas spokesman Thomas Woodward said the pilots turned the plane around and landed it safely back in LA. Saturday, Woodward said. A passenger on the flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne who asked not be named told the Herald Sun the 'engine blew up in flames two hours into the flight'.

Predators Continue Home Winning Streak, Beat Ducks 2-1 In Game 3

The Ducks stormed back after Ryan Johansen registered a goal and an assist to help the Predators take a 2-0 lead 8 ½ minutes into the opening period. Rinne made 22 saves for the Predators, who faced relatively little adversity while steamrolling Chicago and St. Louis in the first two rounds on the way to the first conference finals in franchise history.

US, Saudi Agree Arms Deals Worth Almost $110 Billion: White House

The agreement also aims to bolster Saudi Arabia's ability to provide for its own security and to "reduce the burden on US military force" by contributing to counterterrorism operations across the region, the statement said. Trump's decision to make his first official trip overseas to Saudi Arabia, followed by Israel, countries which both share his antagonism towards Iran, marks a contrast with Obama's approach.

Last batch of rebels leaving central Homs in Syria

Today, the last fighters and families leave their homes behind. Syrian state TV and an opposition monitoring group are reporting that the final batch of opposition fighters and their families are leaving a besieged neighborhood in the central city of Homs.

Qorvo® to Host Investor Day Presentation on Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Spoken to GST council regarding refunds to MSMEs: Sitharaman

Earlier the Commerce Minister assured that this will be brought to the notice of the GST council. On being asked if the government is taking any steps for exporters, who have been feeling the heat as the rupee is becoming stronger, the minister said: "Rupee is market determined".

Analysts Set Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) Price Target at $20.14

The rating was maintained by Wolfe Research on Monday, November 30 with "Underperform". As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Among 19 analysts covering Zumiez Inc. Moreover, Wasatch has 1.03% invested in Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ). 28,427 were accumulated by Morgan Dempsey Cap Ltd Liability.

Conservatives on 46%, Labour on 34% ahead of United Kingdom election

The US actor, 72, backed the Labour leader, saying he was a "big fan" of Mr Corbyn, last year. The newspaper said laws to make publishers such as Google and Facebook do more to secure information and to delete, on demand, data relating to those under 18 will be included in the first Queen's Speech of a new Tory government, along with measures to fine them if they fail to comply.

Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 bln of capital

In addition to Softbank and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the new fund's investors include Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment, which has committed $15 billion, Apple Inc, Qualcomm, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology and Japan's Sharp Corp.

Trump's wife keeps her head bare during Saudi Arabia visit

The two leaders sat side by side in the VIP section of the airport terminal and drank coffee served in the traditional Arab style. While his predecessor Barack Obama was viewed with suspicion by Gulf Arab states for his tilt towards their regional rival Iran, Trump is likely to take a harder line against Tehran.

Canadian woman's cutout of Sean Spicer in bush gets attention

Cardboard cutouts of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hiding in bushes are popping up all over North America, inspired by a British Columbia academic who kicked off the craze in her home town of Victoria. Guilfoyle, 48, is a lawyer by trade and a former prosecutor in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Guilfoyle herself has questioned Trump's communications team on her Fox News show, The Five , noting there was room for improvement with the "roll-out" of recent events, including Comey's ...

Man United boss Jose Mourinho insists next season will be better

I enjoy the second because then I know I'm not making mistakes. "Now a lot of my emphasis and energy is organising how to get 10,000 people to Stockholm, getting the right people there and making sure the security is in order". But when asked if the young players were ready, Mourinho said: "All together? No". Mourinho told Omnisport: "I try to analyse the realities before I arrived in the club, but you only know the reality when you're inside".

John McCain: Throw Turkish Ambassador 'The Hell Out Of The USA'

Turkey's Anadolu state news agency acknowledged that Erdogan's security detail targeted protesters, but blamed "inadequate" police response for the violence. on Tuesday, said The Guardian . Police believe "there could be a diplomatic immunity issue". The newspaper editorial team called them "thugs", and called for a stronger US response, including the dismissal of Embassy staff from the country.

Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

The President's stop in the enthusiastic Saudi capital is the first in a nine-day, five-country swing across the Middle East and Europe. Trump weighed in on his preferred platform, Twitter, saying, "Many people are saying it was wonderful that Mrs.

Melania Trump decision on headscarf draws notice

Sitting at one end of the ballroom beside Salman, Trump, who arrived in the room looking drained from the long flight to Saudi Arabia and series of meetings, began to smile and applaud as the exchanges took place. Instead, Trump's below-the-shoulder brown hair blew freely in the breeze at King Khalid International Airport in the capital city of Riyadh. "We hope that this historic summit will establish a new partnership to face extremism and terrorism", the King said, hoping that the ...

Brazil's Socialist Party pulls out of coalition

It has been sharply criticized by those leading Brazil's crackdown on corruption. The motorcade of Brazilian President Michel Temer drives past graffiti which reads "Out with Temer " in Brasilia , Brazil May 19, 2017. Addressing the claim that he paid off Cunha to keep him silent, Temer emphasized that he had played no such role. Cunha is in prison after a "Car Wash" judge convicted him of bribe-taking and as a powerful insider, he has always been rumoured to be threatening to ...

No headscarf for Melania despite 2015 tweet

There are some private sector agreements, too. President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman signed a series of agreements cementing their countries' military and economic partnerships. On the drive to the Ritz hotel where Trump is staying, King Salman rode with the president in the heavily armoured presidential limousine nicknamed "the Beast".

Giles Deacon crafts Pippa's custom wedding dress

Middleton arrived with her father in an open-top vintage vehicle shortly before rain started to fall, UK's Press Association reported. They had dated for less than a year - although had briefly been an item in 2012 as well - when he got down on one knee and asked her to marry him.

Two terrorists, two soldiers killed during infiltration bid

Two soldiers and two terrorists were killed in the operation, which is still underway. A senior Army officer said dozens of new launching pads have been activated by Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen across the LoC and they are making all the effort to push militants inside the Indian territory with the onset of summer.

India gets a boost as ICJ stays Jadhav's execution

ICJ President Ronny Abraham, a 63-year-old French academic and practitioner in public worldwide law, asked Pakistan to keep the court informed "of all measures taken" in the implementation of the order. He said Pakistans position was clear as it was a matter of national security. Salve's strategy saw him, in an emergency hearing on May 15, requesting the ICJ to order Islamabad to suspend Jadhav's execution.

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been killed by Pakistan ?

In an obvious reference to Jadhav's trial in a Pakistani military court, Jaitley said any form of judicial proceeding which is conducted in secrecy and in darkness and is not open for any public gaze, lacks the very appearance of justice. The final verdict in the case is expected in August. "The ICJ was not going to say don't give consular access", Hamdani said. The legal team of Pakistan was led by Khawar Qureshi.

Is Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle the next White House press secretary?

The Washington Post reported last week that Spicer had been among the bushes with his staff as reporters waited to question him about the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . "And they'll be in the room, and you have to see, the way they ask questions, I want, I want, screaming and there's never been anything like this". She looks the part, plus she's worked with Melissa McCarthy.

Under 17 Indian football team defeats Italy ahead of World Cup

But alas, Indian football's new dawn was just fake props and clever lighting. There is no doubt that the India U17 World Cup team earned an impressive road victory this week against a strong Italian side, knocking off the hosts 2-0. However, lost in the delirium were a few minute but important details about the match. There were players from Parma, Modena and Albinoleffe. "This team that played India U-17 is the Lega Pro national representative, and not the Italy U-17 national team", he added.

Donald Trump lands in Riyadh on first leg of foreign tour

President Donald Trump is arriving for his official welcome to Saudi Arabia. "President Trump understands that America First does not mean America alone", said H.R. It's the first stop of a nine-day, multi-country tour. Air Force One had barely taken off when it was announced that James Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief fired by Trump, had agreed to testify publicly about Russian interference in the United States elections.

Britain's most notorious child killer of 20th century dies aged 79

IT is thought callous Moors murderer Ian Brady died without revealing the lonely grave of his last undiscovered child victim. He said: "I had written to him several times asking for meetings so we could look at photographs, maps and plans of the area to help him to identify the spot where Keith was buried but he has never responded to me".

Trump lashes out at 'greatest witch-hunt in history'

At the time , Comey was overseeing the investigation into ties between Trump associates and Russian Federation, and two incidents concerned him, friends said: during a dinner, Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty, and in a meeting at the Oval Office, Trump said he hoped the Russia-linked investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, would be canceled; Trump denies this happened.

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