by | May 22, 2017 | 17:00

Both the Liberal Democrats (6.8%) and the Greens (4.1%) were even further behind. But after the first three wards were declared, it became clear Labour would not be able to retain overall control of the council. We've won more councillors, with 431 elected compared to 425 in 2012 . But the Tories have gained 26 seats, winning a total of 42 councillors. For the first time ever, the Tories had a councillor elected in Paisley's Ferguslie Park - the most deprived part of Scotland - while ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:55

It was unclear how the Justice Department's decision to appoint Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee allegations of Russian meddling in the election would impact such talk. A black congressman revealed Saturday he has endured racist taunts and threats of lynching after calling for President Trump's impeachment earlier in the week.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:45

While officials stressed the defensive strike did not signal deepening USA involvement in Syria's civil war, it nonetheless raises questions about the ongoing feasibility for the coalition to maintain its singular focus on the Islamic State group.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:21

President Trump revealed "highly classified information" to two top Russian officials during a controversial Oval Office meeting last week , according to a report from The Washington Post . The New York Times reported later that Israel was the source that shared with United States spy agencies the sensitive intelligence materials. The Israelis said they had full confidence in the intelligence-sharing relationship with the USA, contradicting reports earlier this year that the Israelis had ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:13

McMaster: "No Israeli leaders will join President Trump to the Western Wall". The Western Wall sits in Old Jerusalem, which the Israelis captured in 1967. Friedman arrived Monday and immediately visited the Western Wall, praying there and kissing the sacred site. "Obviously, I believe that the capital should be in Jerusalem and the embassy should be moved to Jerusalem ", Nikki Haley said in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network on Tuesday.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:03

Qualcomm had said last month Apple had instructed its suppliers not to pay Qualcomm the royalties Qualcomm believes it is entitled to for use of its intellectual property in the iPhone, which caused Qualcomm to slash its financial forecast.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:05

The new device would require no phone. This is the tagline accompanying the shadowy image of a brand new virtual reality headset that was unveiled today from the manufacturers of the popular Vive VR system: HTC. Everything that's needed to play VR content and apps will be built into the standalone headset itself, Google announced at its annual I/O developer conference .

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:58

He said of the climb: 'We didn't do any preparation for the climb, nor have any safety equipment, we just had to focus our minds on the cables, while trying to dodge security cameras. "It is vital public infrastructure and it's a symbol of our community". And he tells ABC 7 that he'd been happy to offer his consulting services to the bridge authority or Homeland Security to help them prevent other people from doing what he did.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:46

Apple also released watchOS 3.2.3 beta 1 to developers today. The updates to watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1 similarly include the promise of improvements and bug fixes to the Apple Watch and Apple TV, respectively. iOS 10.3.2 - The roughly 200 MB iOS 10.3.2 update can be installed in Settings General Software Update or via iTunes. Apple last night pushed-out software updates for all of its major device categories, including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Mac and Apple Watch .

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:39

Trump restored the Mexico City Policy by executive order to stop taxpayer funding of groups that perform and promote abortions overseas but it does not stop non-abortion worldwide assistance. It's illegal for any US aid money to go toward abortion care itself; what the global gag rule does is prevent these organizations from using even separate funding on abortion care or referrals, even if abortion is legal in their country.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:31

This week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is making an historic visit to Washington for extensive dialogue with the Trump-Pence administration. However, Ankara considers the key Kurdish component of the SDF to be an affiliate of the designated "terrorist" group Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a decades-long insurgency inside Turkey.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:23

Just tap the sticker icon at the top right of your screen, select and customize the hashtag, then add it to your story. Since embarking on its mission to win over its upstart rival through simple copying, Instagram has seen remarkable success.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:11

Captioning the short video , "another world premiere", McKayla did not hesitate to defend her sexy post - which is nearly at 1 million views. It seems like the young lady has gone from America's sweetheart to a Kardashian in record time.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:06

The raids, which came on the third anniversary of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's thumping victory in Lok Sabha elections, led Chidambaram to allege that he was being targeted for his criticism of the Narendra Modi government. "A profit worth 1000 crores is questionable, and hence he is under the scanner", said Prasad, alleging that the state was looted during his tenure as Chief Minister.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:17

Each of the devices have previously leaked separately but today we have seen them arrive in an all in group shot. Motorola has expanded its smartphone range over the years but 2017 could see the company go more aggressive than ever. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like Motorola will be bringing either of the Moto C devices to the US. The Moto Z Play is already out there and Moto Z Force is on its way.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:12

The cleric further said divorce rates within the community were around 0.5 percent, adding that by 2019, triple talaq cases would become negligible. The apex court has to test them on the touch-stone of the fundamental rights of gender equality, justice, dignity, gender discrimination and human rights under constitutional provisions, including Articles 14, 15, 21 and 51A.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:07

McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, told reporters outside the White House late Monday. "Two other senior officials who were present, including the secretary of state, remember the meeting the same way and have said so". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi also slammed Trump and called for a briefing. Greg Miller , one of The Post reporters who broke the story, told NPR's Ari Shapiro on All Things Considered that by sharing the information from another country, it could ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:07

Trump has made clear that the details do not matter much to him, and he has abandoned the longtime U.S. commitment to the so-called two-state solution. An Israeli-Palestinian peace deal has eluded every president in modern history. For Abbas and the Palestinians, there is only one solution. That move would likely spark Palestinian fury and is privately seen by many in the Israel and USA security establishments as needlessly inflammatory.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:04

The government official in the northern state of Sinaloa says Javier Valdez was killed Monday in the state capital, Culiacan, near the offices of his newspaper, Rio Doce . President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Twitter that he had ordered an "investigation of this outrageous crime". The former is a look at the relationship between journalism and organized crime, and the latter chronicles the lives of young people swept up in Mexico's criminal underworld.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:59

India has appealed to the ICJ to suspend Jadhav's death sentence, saying that he has no connection with the government. India's consular access to Jadhav was denied 16 times by Pakistan, claiming he was an agent of India's external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:53

Property investment in central China grew 16.8 percent year on year in the same period, faster than the growth rates in eastern and western regions, while property investment in northeastern China declined 13.7 percent. "We expect crude oil output to recover more in the second half to show positive growth, as a result of higher oil prices and state oil companies boosting spending", said Tee.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:46

It is thought the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will throw a party for the youngster at their Norfolk home Anmer Hall. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share a new photograph of Princess Charlotte to mark her second birthday tomorrow".

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:32

Clark also deflected questions about her role in the Liberal Party's loss of seats. While Horgan said it's clear British Columbians want change after 16 years under the Liberals, Clark said she reads the result as a plea to the parties to work together.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:28

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at an afternoon briefing that Trump's warning was "not a threat", adding, "The President has nothing further to say on that". Anonymous Comey associates have told US media outlets that Comey never told Trump he was not being investigated . Leaders of the US intelligence agencies, including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and CIA chief Mike Pompeo, testifying on Thursday said they agreed with that finding.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:18

This followed a similar visit last month by Tillerson to Moscow, where he was received at the Kremlin by Putin. US President Donald Trump has endorsed the idea in principle, pending details, so connecting the remaining dots should be a sure way of securing the US support.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:16

Great white sharks have migrated to the coast of Southern California after spending the winter off Baja California. A surf organization that monitors shark activity says almost 30 sharks were spotted from Long Beach to San Onofre beach in just one day this week.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:13

In a statement carried on state media, North Korea's Ministry of State Security said it will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the "terrorists" in the CIA and South Korean intelligence agency responsible for targeting its supreme leadership.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:10

The discovery was made in the village of Tuna el-Gabal, a vast archaeological site on the edge of the western desert. The burial chamber was first detected previous year by a team of Cairo University students using radar. "2017 - historic in terms of archaeological discoveries". The discovery adds to a spate of recent finds at sites across Egypt. The find is the latest in a number of discoveries that officials hope will help revive the struggling tourism industry .

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:30

The office of USTR is responsible for developing and overseeing USA trade policy, including strategy, negotiation, implementation and enforcement of multilateral, regional/bilateral and sector-specific trade agreements. Recently, he worked outside of government as a lawyer pushing for better trade treatment of USA industries, like manufacturing and high-tech. In 2008, he wrote a column in The New York Times criticizing McCain, then the Republican presidential candidate, for his unstinting ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 10:32

Coric was only handed a late reprieve to enter the draw as a lucky loser after being defeated by Mikhail Kukushkin in qualifying. "That set me back a little bit". Nadal, a four-time champion in Madrid , had an easier time in the second set after earning an early break, and closed out the match with another at the end.