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by | August 27, 2017 | 01:50

Even after Hussein was ousted following the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, ties between the two countries have remained strained and Iraq remained close to Iran . Iranians were largely absent from the pilgrimage past year following a 2015 crowd stampede that killed hundreds of Iranian worshippers. "As the foreign ministry [Zarif] earlier declared, promoting cooperation and prioritizing the enhancement of all-out ties with neighbouring countries will be one of our basic or "super" priorities ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:33

African Union forces and soldiers recaptured Bariire from al-Shabab last week [Feisal Omar/Reuters] At least 10 civilians, including three children, have been killed in a joint raid by Somali forces and United States troops in the country's south, local officials said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:27

Trump thanked him for the letter multiple times when Clapper and other important figures in the intelligence community visited the president in Trump Tower on January 6, according to CNN . Turner said Clapper, who was unavailable to speak with TIME, had no comment on the President's tweets this morning. If "in a fit of pique he decides to do something about [North Korea's] Kim Jong-un، there's actually very little to stop him".

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:27

In the a year ago or so, the Saurashtra batsman has gone from strength to strength, becoming the new Mr. While the Test team has, more or less, fielders marked out for set positions, the ODI and T20I set-ups must be a lot more flexible, with several variables to be considered.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:23

Iran's top authorities have rejected giving worldwide inspectors access to their military sites and officials have told Reuters any such move would trigger harsh consequences. "Why wouldn't they let the IAEA go there?" The U.S. Statement Department has certified that Iran is technically in compliance with the deal twice this year, but has charged that Iran's ballistic missile tests violate the "spirit" of the deal.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:24

Pacific Command said. The South Korean and USA military are now engaged in annual exercise, which the North Korea describes as preparation for its invasion. White House officials said that Mr. Trump had been briefed on the tests but did not immediately have any further comment. "The second missile launch at 12:07pm appears to have blown up nearly immediately", Pacific Command said, using times at its Hawaii-based headquarters.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:16

Harvey could be the largest hurricane to strike the United States mainland in at least a decade, according to weather forecasts. And if the ship channel between Port Aransas and Aransas Pass is badly damaged, it could take weeks for production to leave South Texas refineries , even if the plants are not harmed.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:01

This is the first time Modi was visiting the state after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar broke the grand alliance and formed the new government in alliance with BJP . Meanwhile, Khattar has promised strong action against those involved in today's violence even as Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh called for a high-level meeting to take stock of the situation.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:01

Wanczyk told reporters at a news conference. Wanczyk chose the payment of $480.5 million and refuse to go to the option of 30 payments over 29 years. By Massacusetts law, Lord would be entitled to half the winnings if he had married Wanczyk-a hefty sum of $168 million. With drawings being held twice a week, Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, all of which collectively oversee the game.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:36

I don't have any intention of leaving the Republican Party. Democrats may be only too happy to let him follow through on his threat since it will now be easy for them to blame the President for any government interruption, which would probably aggravate many Americans.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:37

However, according to Ms Bloom, Mr Gorka's departure will unlikely have much effect on policy. Gorka vehemently defended the travel ban, saying: "This is the house of America". Gorka was previously an editor at the right-wing Breitbart media site, once referred to as the "platform for the alt-Right" white power movement by Steve Bannon , who was sacked a week ago.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:34

As the Federalist reported , #Sebastian Gorka , the colorful counterterrorism expert, is now no longer a#Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States. At the top of his CNN program this morning, host Michael Smerconish addressed the Friday night news dump during a major storm, noting that if the White House was hoping they could bury these stories, the age of the smartphone blew that concept out of the water.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:31

Chief Inspector Henry Parsons from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing, said: "Our thoughts are very much with the families of those involved in this morning's collision, and we are now working to locate and inform their next of kin".

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:33

But now that he's president, Trump has to grapple with the reality that Mexico has no interest in helping him out - and instead of dropping the idea, Trump's new plan is to make USA taxpayers spend tens of billions of dollars on a project that border agents don't think is necessary and that costs the equivalent of about 500 elementary schools .

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:30

According to military strategists, an increase in troops could increase the USA spending up to $840 billion. Like Trump , he declined to say how many additional USA troops would be sent. "He wanted to have a sound regional strategy, not a strategy that lasts a year", he said. Nicholson said the idea of the escalation was to convince the Taliban that they can not win, and " they will see that their best option is to pursue peace".

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:26

The injured security personnel have been admitted to Srinagar's 92-Base Army Hospital. "The attack occurred at around 4.30 am when the fidayeen fired indiscriminately and barged into the DPL complex at Pulwama ", Rajesh Yadav, CRPF spokesman at Srinagar said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:23

Here's an example of why: In last year's election, Trump carried MI by less than 0.3 percent and the state has at least 21 official white-oriented hate groups, as tracked by the Southern Poverty Law Center. " 'We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence.' That's me speaking on Saturday". "It is time to expose the crooked media deceptions and to challenge the media for their role in fomenting divisions", Trump said , as the crowd at the ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:21

The pardon drew a swift and harsh denunciation from an array of Latinos and political leaders, who said it amounted to presidential approval of racism. President Trump has pardoned controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of a misdemeanor criminal contempt conviction. Trump strongly hinted that he would pardon Arpaio in an August 14 interview with Fox News, saying he was " seriously considering " it.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:16

Regardless of whether she is found guilty or innocent, Yingluck will not be able to run in that election because she was banned from politics for five years in 2015 by the junta's legislature for alleged graft in the rice-purchasing program.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:12

IS fighters inside Tal Afar are estimated to number around 1,000. Tal Afar is the last major stronghold of the Daesh militants on the border of Iraq with Syria. After the fall of Mosul last month, ISIL's control in Iraq has weakened with fighters holding small pockets in the north, centre and east of the country.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:16

USA forces have conducted scores of airstrikes in Yemen and carried out occasional ground raids since January 29, when a Navy SEAL - Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens, 36, of Peoria, Ill. A search is ongoing for the missing service member, and the US military said it will investigate the incident. The crash comes a little more than a week after a U.S.

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:43

CBS4 reports cheerleaders at Denver's East High School were forced into painful poses, and held in place by their peers, while a coach pushed them down. Wakefield says she has since pulled her daughter from the team. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg said the footage is "extremely distressing and absolutely contrary to our core values as a public school community".

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:36

The first question is why a majority of white women voters chose Trump, a bully who has demeaned a long list of women who met his disfavor, over Clinton, who would have been the first woman president and has been a lifetime champion of the rights of women.

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:32

The memo comes one month after Trump said he would not permit transgender individuals from serving, tweeting "the military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and can not be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail".

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:15

As concern about the release of more than 300,000 farmed Atlantic salmon into the Puget Sound grows, at least one local scientist is tempering emotions. The Lummi Nation declared a state of emergency Thursday. "Atlantic salmon have been farmed in the Pacific for about four decades", Rust said. In response to the Atlantic Salmon coming north, ADF&G asks that sports anglers and commercial fisherman report if they harvest Atlantic salmon.