The Libyan Navy said on Saturday that a dinghy carrying 129 migrants to Europe was robbed by a group of gunmen off the Libyan coast on Friday. More than 6,600 people were rescued there between Friday and Sunday. "They said 120 people were aboard the dinghy", he told Adnkronos. According to the UN Migration Agency, 44,209 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through May 3, with the vast majority arriving in Italy and the rest in Greece, Cyprus and Spain.
The officials said Trump's revelations endangered the cooperation with the U.S. ally who is reported to have access to the workings of the Islamic State. The location, according to the report, could help Russian Federation identify said United States ally and its espionage capabilities which may extend to gathering intel on Russia's presence in Syria.
While the president has the authority to disclose even the most highly classified information at will, in this case he did so without consulting the ally that provided it, which threatens to jeopardize a long-standing intelligence-sharing agreement, the two US officials said.
Other member nations may be nervous at Mrs Merkel's agreement to Mr Macron's call for a joint "road map" on the future of the European Union, although reviving the Franco-German engine is a traditional pledge of incoming presidents and few concrete areas of agreement were clarified.
Democrats also expressed outrage at Trump trying to play it coy with the existence of tapes. Sen. Different explanations have been given for Comey's firing, and the stories coming out of the Trump White House have changed each day since it happened.
Victory at TPC Sawgrass - regarded as golf's unofficial fifth major - won't exempt Kim but it does guarantee him five years on the US PGA Tour, as well as starts at the next three Masters, US Open and British Open. He followed that with a birdie on the 17th, and then holed a long par putt from just off the 18th green. "You have to respect some good golf", Poulter said.
More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware, which originated in the United Kingdom and Spain on Friday before spreading globally. The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control.
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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has said refugees who aren't taken under the U.S. resettlement deal will settle in PNG, while non-refugees will be sent back to their home country. is not "putting roadblocks" in the way of the resettlement deal. "At the end of the day, the U.S. deal could take months, it could take another year, who knows how long that one third could stay, and the ones found to be refugees who are not part of the United States deal need to be resettled".
And Republicans in the Senate have their own internal disagreements, too. House leaders correctly point out that their bill represents the biggest changes to the federal-state health program for the poor since its inception in 1965 - a point that appeared to be drowned out during the most recent House debate that focused on coverage for people with preexisting health conditions.
President Donald Trump would enhance cooperation between the United States and Muslim countries in the fight against extremism. Trump's morning audience with Francis will come just days before he is scheduled to attend a G7 summit meeting in Sicily.
The president said he believed Comey asked for the dinner. Mr Comey's dismissal has caused an outcry in Washington , with some accusing the president of trying to stifle a probe into alleged Russian links to his election campaign. The FBI has never had a female director. He argued later on NBC that it was important for the Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor in the case because such a person would have "the ability to actually prosecute people for violations of law".
In another development, sacked minister Kapil Mishra will record a "detailed" statement with regard to the Rs 400- crore tanker scam in the Delhi Jal Board with the Anti- Corruption Branch on Thursday. "We will record the statement of Kapil Mishra and the law will take its own course", he said. AAP leader Sanjay Singh also said Bhardwaj's social media profile and posts showed that he was a BJP supporter.
Two civilians were killed and three others injured on Thursday when Indian and Pakistani soldiers traded gunfire and shelled each other's border posts in the disputed Kashmir region, officials from the two sides said. The repeated ceasefire violations from Pakistan have forced authorities to evacuate people living in forward villages. Top officials in the district said seven villages are impacted by Sunday shelling and various buildings are hit.
Pressed by Pirro on whether he asked Comey for his loyalty, Trump responded: "No, I didn't, but I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". Although they can mount considerable pressure before and during the confirmation process, they don't control enough votes to influence the outcome.
The New York Times reported the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him and that Comey refused to do so. So far 14 people - politicians, lawyers and law enforcement officials among them - have emerged as candidates. The developments of the past week have been very bothersome, very disturbing to me, I think in many ways our institutions are under assault, both externally, and that's the big news here, Russian intereference in our election system.
Johnston said if the results remain a Liberal minority with the Greens holding the balance of power, Weaver has to be careful. The NDP won one riding by only nine votes, making a recount a certainty that will determine the difference between a minority and majority if it were to flip to the Liberals.
The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. Lee said he was "absolutely serious about it". GOP Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former Texas attorney general, also interviewed. Among those expected to be coming in Saturday are acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe and Alice Fisher, a top Justice Department official in the George W.
But Xi's cherished Silk Road plan has raised concerns that he is seeking to expand China's economic and political ambitions overseas rather than open up his own country to further trade and investment. It said that over 100 countries and organisations were already involved in the venture. "We are awaiting a positive response from the Chinese side".
AAP MLA Kapil Mishra fainted while he was showing cheques during a press conference on revelations on AAPs finances, in New Delhi on Sunday. Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh said Mishra was echoingthe allegations the BJP voiced just before the 2015 Assemblypolls.
Rosenstein, but by Wednesday the word was that Trump had been considering firing Comey for a long time , and made the final determination after hearing from Sessions and Rosenstein. "I'd also like to ask that question", another reporter adds. Asked if he was "moving so quickly that his communications department can not keep up with him", Trump said yes and suggested his solution: "We don't have press conferences, we just don't have them, unless I have them every two weeks and I do them ...
It may look like a supersized Hot Wheels auto pack, but this is the "world's largest luxury vehicle vending machine", which is owned by Autobahn Motors, a dealership based in Singapore. He said: "We needed to meet our requirement of storing a lot of cars". Making use of a stacking display case showroom, Autobahn Motors has taken an off-the-wall approach to selling its high-class inventory-literally.
Applause broke out in the packed courtroom Friday and there were tears in the eyes of the young student's mother as the judgment was handed down. The HC had concurred with the trial court decision in the gang rape that took place in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar on December 16, 2012.
When he tried to access patient files on a computer, he couldn't find them - even though he knew they were there. Experts were scrambling to determine who was behind the attack , which exploited a security flaw in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating software.
Fox 5 in Washington, DC, first reported last night that the "family's private investigator" had found "tangible evidence" on Rich's laptop showing he was in touch with WikiLeaks before he died last summer. His loved ones would say they saw bruises on his body, suggesting a struggle, but despite signs of a robbery, none of Rich's belongings were missing when police arrived.
And the U.S. rotates heavy bombers, including B-1s, B-2s and B-52s, through the island. They are expected to issue a statement condemning the missile test, calling it "unacceptable", and threatening that if there's another test then the Security Council will hold another meeting.
According to the White House's readout , the two leaders discussed the use of safe zones "to achieve lasting peace" in Syria . The Kremlin characterised the call as "business-like" and "constructive". USA leader also stated that he's hopeful he can improve relations with Putin but "we're going to see what happens". Meanwhile, two US Senators known for their tough stand on Russian Federation have urged their colleagues to enforce comprehensive sanctions in response to its involvement in ...
This is the second such incident in two months after another intruder from the neighbouring country was shot dead by BSF along the worldwide border in Gurdaspur on March 27. This is the second time that a woman intruder from Pakistan has been shot dead in recent past. The intruder was shot dead near pillar 15/3, the official added.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for renewing the Silk Road spirit when addressing a banquet held Sunday evening in honor of foreign guests attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. North Korea's response may have irked its hosts, however. The scheme's ultimate aim - encompassing pipelines and a port in Pakistan, bridges in Bangladesh and railways to Russian Federation - is to create what China calls a "modern Silk Road".
Promise has been mixed with frustration during the Portuguese's first season in the Old Trafford hot-seat, with EFL Cup and Community Shield successes tempered by Premier Leagues struggles. So it was not a choice. The same report says Manchester United want to sign at least one striker this summer as Mourinho looks to bolster his squad.
Ratification is still required in specific areas, such as inward investment and dispute resolution, but the definition of the European Union "competences" is much broader than had been expected. The European Union's highest court says in an opinion on the bloc's trade agreement with Singapore that certain parts of such deals should go through the parliamentary processes of each member state, a development that could further complicate decision-making.
Trump's demeaning characterization of Comey as a "showboat" even prompted GOP Senate Intelligence chair Richard Burr to call Comey "one of the most ethical, upright, straightforward individuals I've had the opportunity to work with". Trump has participated in briefings and absorbed reading materials prepped by his national security team, and he's gone to the White House situation room for sensitive discussions on matters such as North Korea and Afghanistan.
As reported earlier, India had approached the ICJ in a bid to prevent Pakistan from carrying out the execution of former naval officer Jadhav, who was sentenced to death over allegations of espionage by a military court. (1) a relief by way of immediate suspension of the sentence of death awarded to the accused. Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested by Pakistani authorities from Balochistan on March 3, 2016.
Spicer on Tuesday declined to detail the deliberations, what strategies Trump might be considering or whether there's any conclusion to be drawn from the delay and the postponed meeting top Trump officials had planned to have Tuesday. However, some of his advisors, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , are urging him to keep the USA within the deal, arguing that to withdraw would reduce U.S.
World renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Monday carved a larger-than-life sculpture of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at Puri beach in Odisha to seek justice for the former Navy officer. V.D. Sharma, a Joint Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry and co-agent, said Pakistan had failed to comply with all its legal obligations by denying consular access to Jadhav ever since he was arrested in March 2016.
Even as Vijayan termed the murder an isolated incident and assured prompt police action against the culprits, the BJP has maintained that the killers, reportedly affiliated to the ruling CPM, were part of a conspiracy hatched to organise a "revenge killing".
The statement from the U.N.'s most powerful body said its 15 members agreed to "take further significant measures including sanctions, in line with the council's previously expressed determination". The missile launch at around 5:27 a.m. on Sunday was detected by South Korean Navy's Aegis destroyer, Yulgok Yi I, two minutes later. Ji also repeated an assertion by North Korean officials that Pyongyang has successfully foiled a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jong Un last month with a ...
This April 30, 2017 photo provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. But Washington's reassurances have failed to assuage Ankara. For the USA administration, which is skeptical that the Turkish-backed force is large enough or sufficiently trained, the decision sets Trump's wish for quick battlefield victories against the need to maintain its strategic alliance with Turkey.
McCullough, who had 36 hours to practice her response to that question, said to Strahan: 'Not at all. The hosts followed up with another hardball, asking whether McCullough believes that affordable health care for all USA citizens is a right or a privilege .
The win lifts Arsenal into fifth place, three points behind Manchester City. "If the game is hard for me and good for the team, I am very happy to take that", Wenger said. The post We'll need another strong performance at Stoke - Wenger appeared first on Vanguard News. But it was the visitors who had the first real chance as Aaron Ramsey sent an effort wide of goal following good work from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Although every recent French presidential election has been followed by the winner's party going on to take control of parliament, the outcome this time around has been made murky by Macron's lack of an established base. Valls told RTL radio on Tuesday that Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday was a blow to populism in Europe, and gave a "terrific" image of France overseas.
A naturalized American citizen who was born in South Korea, he is a businessman in his mid-60s who at one time lived in Fairfax, Virginia. The KCNA report on his detention said he was "doing business in relation to the operation of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ".
THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South has infuriated China. But Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said Sunday's test may give Pyongyang "a regional nuclear deterrence" option, meaning it might no longer need to pursue a weapon to reach as far as the U.S.
Members of a ruling Liberal Democratic Party task force looking into North Korea's nuclear test and ballistic missile issues on May 15 called for strengthening Japan's ballistic missile defense system. State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most flawless weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the US", warning that "the USA should not ...
Later this month, he will also meet Donald Trump, when the U.S. president - believed to have preferred Le Pen to Macron - visits Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. But not everyone was pleased with the Philippe announcement. Macron also urged a " historic reconstruction " of Europe in order to battle a surge of populism, after defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times . U.S. officials said the missile launched near the city of Kusong, in western North Korea, flew across the country and into the Sea of Japan or the East Sea, hitting the water about 60 miles from Vladivostok in eastern Russian Federation.
But aside from World Cup bids, North Korea is perhaps more preoccupied at the moment with its missiles tests and threatening the world with nuclear war. North Korea described another launch earlier this year as a drill for an attack on United States bases in Japan - which has always been within its range.
In their telephone call on Thursday, Moon told Xi he " understands China's interest in the Thaad deployment and its concerns", Yoon said earlier. President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump in a phone conversation Wednesday vowed to meet as early as possible to discuss North Korea and other pending issues.
The Vatican recently sent a new envoy to inquire into the situation in Medjugorje, "above all the needs of the faithful who go there on pilgrimage", but he will not be tasked with verifying the authenticity of the apparitions, AFP says. Her case couldn't begin until after her death in 2005. "God effects a general mobilization against the indifference that chills the heart and worsens our myopia", the pope said, in a homily he read in Portuguese.
Attributing new revelations about the "the depths to which the Syrian regime has gone with the continuing support of its allies, Russian Federation and Iran", to newly declassified reporting, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Stuart Jones said that the regime had installed a crematorium at a notorious prison north of Damascus to dispose of the bodies of prisoners killed there, in a briefing to reporters Monday.