Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked on Friday (May 26) that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law . The wire service said that many of those trapped sent text messages pleading for rescue. "We can still talk about it", Duterte said. The battle to clear the city of the gunmen was proving hard because they had scattered into small groups and were moving to different houses and setting up sniper ...
On Saturday, world leaders of the G7 released their recap of last week's summit in Taormina , Italy. The Paris Agreement was 195 countries reaching a deal in 2015 - to save the earth from catastrophic climate change that threatened to bring about a mass extinction of species, including human beings - the agreement was described as historic because this was the first time a consensus was reached over the grave environment challenge facing all nations equally.
It aims to hold the increase in average global temperature to below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial level by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with all the signatory states agreeing to reduce or limit their greenhouse gas emissions.
However, Mrs Merkel also said at the conference that she remained a "convinced Trans-Atlanticist". "Honestly pointing out differences is the right thing to do, precisely because trans-Atlantic relations are so important". She did not mention Mr Trump by name. Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, reacted to Ms Merkel's words by emphasising that Britain was seeking a "deep and special partnership" with the rest of Europe after Brexit .
She has baggage to carry, a record to defend, which means she has more to lose than her opponent. Friday night's sequel before a live BBC Question Time audience could prove to be the campaign's pivotal moment. A revolution in which millions of our fellow citizens stood up and said they were not prepared to be ignored anymore. May was forced into a humiliating climbdown on a controversial manifesto promise known as the "dementia tax" following sharp criticism of the party's social care ...
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., joined in on Twitter, calling the violence "unacceptable" and echoing McCain's demand that the ambassador be sent back to Turkey. "Groups affiliated with the PKK , which the USA and Turkey have designated as a terrorist organization, gathered yesterday without permit in Sheridan Circle in the immediate vicinity of the ambassador's residence", the Turkish embassy said in a statement late Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the India's longest bridge - the Dhola-Sadia Bridge in Assam . Please enter your email. "You will see our measures in the near future", the Prime Minister said. The proposed medical college will come up at Changsari in Kamrup (Rural) district, 28.5 kilometers from Guwahati . He said that the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge will usher economic change across the northeast region.
The president's priorities - tax reform, healthcare, building a wall - have become stalled in Congress as numerous investigations are under way into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and whether any Trump campaign associated colluded with them.
Yesterday, during his speech at the Israel Museum, Trump promised to stand by Israel against the Iranian threat: "Iran's leaders routinely call for Israel's destruction". "And I also heard from several sources that he's gotten some bad advice from the prime minister of Israel", says Rubin, "who wants that Saudi relationship so badly that he has even said that it might not be a good idea for the president to move the embassy right now".
This will change", Trump tweeted . "The U.S. has a security concept rather reduced to the understanding that one can achieve security and stability through military spending", he told a press conference in Berlin . On Tuesday, Trump responded to a barrage of recent statements from Berlin , saying in a tweet: "We have a massive trade deficit with Germany , plus they pay far less than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military".
In Rome, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said he agreed with Merkel that Europe needed to forge its own path. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a second official visit to Germany , on Tuesday said humanitarian forces must unite to combat terrorism.
The US leader also berated 23 of NATO's 28 members - including Germany - for " still not paying what they should be paying " towards the funding of the alliance. "There are no indications whether the United States will stay in the Paris Agreement or not". Trump's tweet reflects his frequent criticism of trade deficits.
In a Twitter post, Daily Beast's Scott Bixby was among the first to call attention to the omission. The original description was: "First Lady Melania Trump with Queen Mathilde of Belgium and other partners of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders: First Lady of Turkey, Emine Erdogan, Iceland , Thora Margret Baldvinsdottir; First Lady of France Brigitte Trogneux; First Lady Melania Trump; Slovenia's Mojca Stropnik; Bulgaria's Desislava Radeva; Belgium's Amélie Derbaudrenghien and ...
In a story in the Sunday Times , a column written by the Labour leader in October 2014 for the Morning Star refers to a ceremony he attended in Tunisia "where wreaths were laid...on the graves of [those] killed by Mossad agents in Paris in 1991".
Lows in the upper 60s. Wednesday .A mix of sun and clouds. With most of Friday dry storms will develop in the afternoon and continue on and off through the weekend. Any cloud cover this Sunday night will give way to a mostly clear sky. Afternoon highs will top out in the middle 60s, which is ten degrees below normal for this time of year.
In a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the G7 summit, Trump said America is reviewing its climate policies, even though the other G7 members remain committed to the Paris Agreement . German Chancellor Angela Merkel seemed to be dissatisfied the most with Trump's stance on the issue. Trump has flip-flopped on campaign promises before, and, as Axios noted, he spent a lot of time on his recent trip with his daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, who are both ...
Sri Lanka's military also issued a statement on Saturday, saying it was doubtful any missing people would be found alive two days after the disastrous monsoon displaced some 27,000 people by the ensuing landslides and flash floods. The center said 38 deaths were reported from Kalutara while 46 were reported from the central southern district of Ratnapura. According to reports, the ship will enter Colombo anytime soon.
Trump has called climate change a "hoax" and blasted the Paris agreement as a "bad deal". In Brussels, he bashed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners for not spending more on defense, shoved the prime minister of Montenegro and renewed his attacks on Germany's trade surplus with the United States.
Very few pundits gave Arsenal much hope of winning the FA Cup final against Chelsea , who had won the Premier League thanks to a record number of wins. Midfielder Ramsey, however, has made it clear he wants Wenger to stay and highlighted the Frenchman's switch to a three-man defence late in the season as the key to Arsenal's FA Cup glory.
He condemned the bomber for his " appalling , abominable and atrocious act". As well as questions about security in the wake of Manchester, he was also scrutinsed on past comments about the IRA and the Falklands War. The subject of Britain's nuclear deterrent was also raised, with Mr Corbyn quizzed on whether he would be prepared to use Trident. Mrs May's speech came amid reports that campaign chief Sir Lynton Crosby has told her to refocus the campaign on the choice of leader to oversee ...
Walk of Honor bricks are dedicated to veterans twice each year during Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies. On Veterans Day , the chapter retires old flags that people bring to them. I'm personally acquainted with the soldier sailor and airman are marine sleeping that's truly think where there's such a big disconnect. Lisa Graeme served four years in the military.
The court lifted the stay around 11 p.m., about an hour before Arthur's death warrant was set to expire. CBS Huntsville, Alabama affiliate WHNT-TV reports Gov. Arthur declined to eat his breakfast or his last meal on Thursday. That petition was rejected Wednesday by a court of appeal, but his lawyers have filed a last-minute appeal before the US Supreme Court.
G-7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after U.S. President Donald Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back a key climate accord. Although relations between Washington and Europe have been strained at times since 1945, before Trump there has rarely been such a strong feeling from European leaders that they must turn away from Washington and prepare to face the world alone.
David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in NY. Panama's newly appointed President Manuel Solis Palma (left) stands next to his friend General Manuel Antonio Noriega who appointed him during a rally of 2,000 supporters.
Only five of NATO's 28 members meet the target: Britain, Estonia, debt-laden Greece, Poland and the United States, which spends more on defense than all the other allies combined. After the summit, the president will address American troops on an Italian base before departing for home. A top White House adviser said the president's views were evolving on the issue, but Trump wasn't immediately swayed by arguments from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, France's President Emmanuel Macron ...
The missile flew towards the Sea of Japan and "correctly hit a planned target point with a deviation of seven meters". Monday's missile test - the third in as many weeks - came just days after world leaders at the G-7 economic summit demanded that Pyongyang give up its nuclear ambitions.
Trump is also set to lay a wreath Monday at the cemetery, the final resting place for many USA military members and others who have served the country. He was the son of John Kelly, Trump's secretary of Homeland Security. Christopher D. Horton, an Oklahoma National Guard sniper who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, and Army Maj.
It had been a re-trial on three old counts after a jury in a previous trial had also failed to reach verdicts, with a fourth count emerging subsequently. The woman told how Harris, now 87, had groped her when she was just 13 in front of pop stars and presenters on the Saturday Superstore show at the BBC Television Studios in the capital in 1983.
US intelligence operatives reportedly learned about Kushner's interest in backchannel talks through communications that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak had with Moscow. The team made a decision to communicate with Moscow through more official channels. Trump also could shake up his top White House staff, to present a better face to the public and advance his stalled legislative agenda in Congress.
However, he disregarded the incident; saying that he doesn't fear of such attacks even if it was bullets instead of eggs. According to reports, miscreants have damaged the foundation stone laid for an overhead water tank constructed through MPLAD funds in the village.
In an effort to protect the young woman, Cox , 18, and his friends tried to ease the situation. The other two boys were injured but survived and are in recovery. Police said as the group from Carter High tried to drive away, the suspect vehicle followed, pulled up alongside and fired several shots. "I just want to encourage the people who did this to come forward and turn yourself in".
Russian officials spoke openly about "derogatory" financial information they claimed to have on then-candidate Donald Trump and his close circle of advisers during calls intercepted by USA intelligence, CNN reported . Earlier this month CNN reported that Russian conversations intercepted by the USA during the presidential campaign indicated that Moscow saw Trump associate Michael Flynn as an ally who could help influence the Republican nominee.
The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release on Saturday that 13 victims of Friday's attack remained hospitalized in Cairo and the southern province of Minya where the attack took place. A Libyan air force statement said: "The operation was a success and the losses of the Al-Qaeda terrorists were heavy in casualties and equipment". In a statement on its spokesman's Facebook page, the Coptic Church called for "measures to be taken to prevent the dangers of those incidents that tarnish Egypt's ...
Controversy has grown in recent days around Kushner's December meetings with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Russian banking executive Sergey Gorkov, and reports that he had discussed with Kislyak the possibility of setting up a secret communications channel with Moscow .
Two years ago, Philippines and China met in the finals of the FIBA Asia Championship in Changsa, China. Every team will take on its three (3) opponents in its respective group. Meanwhile, New Zealand will also grace the FIBA Asia Championship with its presence for the first time as it is grouped with Kazakhstan, Korea, and Lebanon.