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by | January 14, 2018 | 01:27

The United Nations human rights office said it had no doubt Trump's remarks were "racist", while the Vatican newspaper branded them as "particularly harsh and offensive". Ghana's president Nana Akufo-Addo called Mr Trump's remark "extremely unfortunate", and said that "we will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful".

by | January 14, 2018 | 01:24

Mr Trump also wants Iran's ballistic missile programme to be addressed."This is a last chance", the United States president said in a statement on Friday. Issuing designations for 14 individuals and entities, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. will not stand by while the Iranian regime continues to engage in human rights abuses and injustice.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:42

Sticking with the deal but imposing new nonnuclear sanctions while seeking to change the agreement was a compromise position. Measures to isolate and pressure Iran partly "by spotlighting human-rights abuses, corruption, support to terrorism and militant proxies, progress on their ballistic missile program, which is still subject to United Nations sanctions - all of that can be undertaken right away", said Juan Zarate, a former assistant secretary for terrorist financing and financial ...

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:27

On Thursday, Trump came under fire for questioning why the USA should permit immigrants from " shithole countries " during a meeting with lawmakers. Trump and Congress are trying to resolve it after Trump ended the program. African politicians and diplomats labelled U.S. President Donald Trump a racist on Friday after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:23

A White House statement said Trump and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in still underscored the importance of continuing the "maximum pressure" campaign against North Korea over its development of nuclear weapons - the USA -led barrage of worldwide sanctions that is starting to bite the North's meager economy.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:55

Ahead of the decision from U of C, an expert who works with survivors of sexual violence said the judge's decision sends a message that victims may not be taken seriously. may have been triggered by this incident and we were also anxious about his safety, given some of the commentary on social media". Much of the case is covered by a publication ban, but it's known that the incident involved nude photos of a 13-year-old girl when Neurauter was 18.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:52

China has opposed the Vancouver conference and said it would hurt, not help, steps to get North Korea to stop its nuclear program. It will be joined mainly by the 16 nations that fought alongside or provided combat support to the South in the 1950-53 Korean War.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:39

Talking to the media after his election, he dismissed speculations about the dissolution of Balochistan Assembly, terming them as "mere rumours". Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid candidate Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo and Pashtunkhuwa Milli Awami Party member Agha Liaquat vied for the top office of the province.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:26

Protesters face various charges, including vandalism, looting, attacks against public property and causing fires and road blocks, Interior Ministry spokesman Col. Colville also urged those taking to the streets to exercise restraint and remain calm. Dr Lise Storm, senior lecturer in Middle East Politics at the University of Exeter, told CNN that many people were suffering real hardship but that the government had to act.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:19

He was quoted in a book released last week as describing a meeting Donald Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign as "treasonous". Wolff also reports that Ms Trump and her husband, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner , had agreed that after their expected smashing success at the White House, it would be Ms Trump who would run for president.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:13

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock in an undated photo. The Las Vegas gunman exchanged emails about buying rifles and bump stocks months before he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history using guns equipped with the device that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire almost as fast as automatic ones.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:14

At the time she said she wanted to expose what she considered to be the US military's disregard for how the Iraq War was affecting civilians. She would become the fifth candidate who has declared their intention for that U.S. Manning did not think releasing almost three-quarters of a million documents would threaten national security. At the time, Manning was a 22-year-old United States Army private named Bradley Manning, and she served seven years of a 35-year sentence.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:11

Kelly denied English's request for a preliminary injunction that would undo Mulvaney's appointment and block Trump from appointing anyone else. Gupta did not say if the ruling would be appealed and did not respond to a request for additional comment.

by | January 13, 2018 | 23:02

The alert sent by Santa Barbara County officials to all those in mandatory and voluntary evacuation areas went out around 3:50 a.m. Tuesday because of deteriorating conditions, Rob Lewin, the county's emergency management director said Thursday.

by | January 13, 2018 | 22:22

The U.S. Congress requires the president to decide periodically whether to certify Iran's compliance with the deal and issue a waiver to allow U.S sanctions to remain suspended. "Rather than repeating exhausted rhetoric, U.S. must bring itself into full compliance - just like Iran". Trump's decision was announced alongside another package of new sanctions - punishing not Iran's nuclear programme, but its alleged abuse of human rights in a crackdown on recent street protests.

by | January 13, 2018 | 22:21

There are more than 200 rhesus macaque monkeys throughout Silver Springs State Park in Marion County since there first arrival to the area since the mid 1930's for a movie shoot. But it is extremely rare - and potentially deadly - in humans. Now, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that about 25 percent of the monkeys carry macacine herpesvirus 1 (McHV-1), which causes only mild symptoms, if any, in monkeys but can be deadly in people.

by | January 13, 2018 | 22:19

May proclaimed the strength of the " most special relationship" between the two countries and the government extended an invitation for a state visit as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II. Trump's cancellation was met with humour on social media, with parodies of the president's tweet trending on Twitter . "He's scared at the hundreds of thousands of people that will be here, peacefully protesting against his visit because of his racist and his misogynistic views", said Labour MP Marsha de ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 21:26

A swift and strong response from the Indian Army and the Border Security Force (BSF) to the cross-border firing has forced the Pakistani troops to "run for cover" and left its notorious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) anxious about the growing casualties of its officers and jawans.

by | January 13, 2018 | 21:18

The nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers - the US, UK, Russia, France, China, and Germany calls upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology.

by | January 13, 2018 | 21:17

The MLC is a sub-regional cooperation mechanism that was jointly established in 2016 by six countries along the Mekong River, namely Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. The heads of State and Government will debate major issues to develop the Mekong sub-region, focusing on their commitment to maintaining peace, stability, sustainable development and prosperity in that geographic zone of inestimable economic and ecological values.

by | January 13, 2018 | 21:15

Nicholson argued with his mother, broke his video game headset, then blamed her, according to police. Sgt. Greg Yotsuya of the Ceres Police Dept. said, "He came out yelling something about "my headset is broken" or something about the headset being broken, and then grabbed a gun and started shooting".

by | January 13, 2018 | 19:55

Do we stick with the view that the result will stand or acknowledge the fact that we face this potential threat? Helen Whately, MP for Faversham and Mid Kent, said: "I was really surprised to hear Nigel Farage calling for a second referendum".

by | January 13, 2018 | 19:44

The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations has demanded an apology from Donald Trump , after the USA president reportedly aimed a racist remark at some Caribbean nations and Africa . The reports prompted outrage and accusations of racism from people in the United States and the rest of the world. James Hunder, the president of the Liberian Organization of the Piedmont, said he was surprised that Trump made the vulgar remark.

by | January 13, 2018 | 19:38

Turan joined Barca in 2015 from Atletico Madrid for €35 million in 2015 but he was not able to make his debut until January of the following year due to Barca's transfer ban. The Turkish global failed to make a single appearance under Ernesto Valverde this season and was linked with a move to Arsenal. Basaksehir confirmed earlier this week that they had agreed personal terms with Turan but that they still had to finalise the deal with Barca.

by | January 13, 2018 | 19:39

In the first incarnation of the show, the Roseanne character had expressed disgust with racism, and when asked why she would now be voting for Trump, since he's a racist, Barr told the questioner, "Well that's your opinion". She once sought the Green Party nomination for the presidency. "I always wanted to have a tenth year so that I could do exactly what I did in these nine [episodes] and complete the story of this family", she said, although this new season won't be the conclusive arc ...