by | May 25, 2019 | 05:43

Shanahan, as acting secretary of defense, has the authority to sign deployment orders, but major deployments are typically briefed to the President. The new deployment includes reconnaissance aircraft, fighter jets and engineers. "We want to have protection in the Middle East", he said. He appeared to downplay the possibility of tensions escalating further. " The attack against the shipping in Fujairah we attribute it to the IRGC ", Rear Admiral Michael Gilday, the director of the ...

by | May 25, 2019 | 05:26

Recently, the Trump administration has applied even more pressure on Tehran , as the U.S. seeks to cut Iran's oil exports to zero and beef up the American military presence in the Gulf. "A psychological-propaganda scenario has been in progress against our nation for a while in addition to the economic terrorism operation". By increasing production, however, Iran will probably soon exceed the stockpile limits set by the nuclear accord, which would exacerbate the situation even further.

by | May 25, 2019 | 04:42

But the memo does say that the disclosure of tax returns to the committee "is mandatory, requiring the secretary to disclose returns, and return information, requested by the tax-writing chairs", which would mean the leaders of Ways and Means, the Senate Finance Committee and the Joint Committee on Taxation.

by | May 25, 2019 | 04:25

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself won in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi with a margin of over 460,000 votes while BJP President Amit Shah won in Gujarat's Gandhinagar by over 550,000 votes. BJP legislator from Gangoh, Pradeep Chaudhary won the Kairana Lok Sabha seat, while Akshaywar Lal Gaud -another legislator from Balha Assembly seat - won from Bahraich.

by | May 25, 2019 | 03:33

Shanahan told reporters before a ceremony with Vietnam's deputy prime minister and foreign minister Thursday that the military is looking to reinforce its position in the Middle East, which "may involve sending additional troops". Trump has warned that Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East. On Tuesday, Shanahan had declared that the United States does not want the situation to escalate and isn't seeking a war, after briefing lawmakers angry at ...

by | May 24, 2019 | 12:38

He is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at a G20 summit in Japan June 28-29, around the time when the next levies could be ready, according to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's calculations. He said Beijing will match "extreme pressure" from the USA with its own measures. World shares fell sharply on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S.

by | May 24, 2019 | 10:51

May promised that Britain would maintain high standards on workers' rights and environmental protections - both Labour priorities - and said United Kingdom lawmakers would get to decide on what customs arrangements should be in place to ensure "as close as possible to frictionless trade" between Britain and the EU.

by | May 24, 2019 | 10:42

A grand jury in Northern Virginia has returned a superseding indictment with 17 more charges against the WikiLeaks founder that follow an earlier case brought against Assange in connection with the alleged help he gave to Chelsea Manning to compromise US government computer networks.

by | May 23, 2019 | 09:12

Farage was in town to give a speech for his party's campaign tour, and as he and his team walked around after the event's conclusion, the British politician was doused by the dairy drink thrown at him. The Brexit Party leader controversially argued his party is the only one interested in delivering Brexit. In a widely circulated video , he can be heard saying: "complete failure" and "how did you not stop that?" Nigel Farage says his Brexit Party will sweep up in the European Union ...

by | May 23, 2019 | 07:54

You are fighting for the truth". "Don't get disappointed by the propaganda of fake exit polls. Have faith on yourself and the party, your efforts would not go in vain", he tweeted. The Election Commission moved swiftly to refute the reports, saying voting machines were "absolutely safe in strongrooms", and those shown in video clips were reserves.

by | May 23, 2019 | 07:40

While tinder dry conditions in some areas have raised serious concerns about the threat wildfires pose within British Columbia this season, the province said it's committed to sharing resources while they're available. They were told they will likely be away from town for at least three days. Moderate or strong winds are expected to push the head of the fire toward the northwest this week, but spread on the flanks will most likely cause it to move closer to the town at the same time.

by | May 23, 2019 | 05:57

The workshop co-organized with Manama, running June 25-26, will be attended by government, civil society and business leaders. "We think this is an opportunity to take the economic plan that we've worked on for a long time now and present it in the region", a senior Trump administration official said .

by | May 22, 2019 | 05:57

As guarantor of the Constitution, I am obliged to guarantee the rights of Ukrainian citizens. The press service noted that the date of the snap elections to the parliament was discussed during the meeting. "The United States looks forward to partnering closely" with Mr Zelensky, the USA embassy in Kiev said on Twitter. Dressed in a dark suit, he exchanged high fives with supporters waiting outside, took selfies with them and even jumped up to plant a kiss on a supporter's forehead.

by | May 22, 2019 | 05:57

An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain but not the "particularly dangerous" twisters that forecasters had feared. In early May, the MS broke its July 9, 1993, record after heavy rainfall triggered flooding from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, CNN affiliate WQAD reported.

by | May 22, 2019 | 05:54

Both the semi-official Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported on the increased production of enriched uranium. Tehran has set a July 7 deadline for Europe to set new terms for the deal, or it will enrich closer to weapons-grade levels. "Never threaten the United States again!" Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan , who was joined at the briefing by the United States military chief, Gen.

by | May 22, 2019 | 05:14

Reports say there were no casualties as a Katyusha rocket exploded less than one kilometer from the U.S. Embassy Sunday evening May 19. President Donald Trump on Sunday afternoon tweeted a stark warning against the government of Iran as tensions between the two countries have escalated in recent weeks.

by | May 22, 2019 | 00:52

She also said her Cabinet on Tuesday will consider a new series of indicative votes that could deliver a consensus in Parliament. Among those to withdraw their support were leading Brexit supporters including Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab, Zac Goldsmith, Jacob Rees-Mogg and David Davis.

by | May 21, 2019 | 07:16

Polling conducted by the Trump campaign last month confirmed cracks in his support in Pennsylvania and MI, reinforcing warnings from the 2018 midterms , when Democrats took back the House. 'We took on the entire Democratic establishment, ' the senator from Vermont said. In the RealClearPolitics polling average , Biden leads Sanders by 18 points .

by | May 21, 2019 | 06:24

Jim Lower said that he would challenge Amash for the Republican primary after the impeachment tweets . The senator said that he was surprised to see Michigan Congressman Justin Amash , a Republican , openly say that Trump's conduct met "the threshold for impeachment ".

by | May 21, 2019 | 05:42

The decision comes amid a widespread effort by the White House and the president's lawyers to refuse to cooperate with congressional requests for information and records. Democratic House Oversight Committee chair Elijah Cummings last month issued a subpoena for all of Trump's financial records from Mazars. Yes they do, Mehta wrote.

by | May 21, 2019 | 04:26

To put things in perspective, violent tornadoes make up only 0.5% of all tornadoes but account for about half of all tornado deaths, CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said. "Once you've been in a tornado, you can nearly smell them coming", she said , recalling a "misty, dirty lake water smell". Tinker Air Force Base relocated aircraft or moved aircraft into shelter ahead of storms that developed first in northern Oklahoma.

by | May 21, 2019 | 04:05

Trump did not elaborate, nor did the White House. One U.S. military official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, recently told Newsweek to be cautious about the NSC's warnings of heightened threats posed by Iran-aligned Iraqi militias, as these assessments haven't necessarily matched the Pentagon's observations in the region.

by | May 16, 2019 | 07:28

Tech company and world leaders have signed an unprecedented Christchurch Call agreement to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. On Tuesday night, Facebook announced that it would be taking steps to try to prevent such videos from reaching its platform, and work to find effective ways to take them down if they are posted.

by | May 16, 2019 | 07:16

A 25-year-old woman didn't take kindly to a fellow bus passenger's advice to be nicer following an expletive-laced argument, KLAS reported. The footage, which doesn't contain audio, shows Cadesha Bishop, 25, visibly arguing with 74-year-old Serge Fournier on a bus in Las Vegas .

by | May 16, 2019 | 06:16

Zarif recalled the steps announced by President Hassan Rouhani on May 8 including decisions linked to the export of enriched uranium and heavy water, the sources said. Three of the eight countries who received the waivers, namely Greece, Italy, and Taiwan, have already reduced their Iranian oil imports to zero. The United States- under then President Barack Obama - had pushed for the deal strongly four years ago.