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by | February 20, 2017 | 01:12

CAIRO • Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian holidaymakers, its tourism ministry said. Rahman, 78, died in a USA prison on Saturday. Even though Abdel-Rahman was on a list of suspected terrorists and thus banned from the USA, he managed to enter the country in 1990 because of a bureaucratic blunder.

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:14

The tweet opened a torrent of criticism that Mr. Trump is threatening the First Amendment guarantee of a free press. "The press is your enemy", President Richard Nixon said during a February 1971 meeting. Later in the segment, Priebus said, "I don't know why you are going bananas". Then on Saturday President Trump held a rally in Florida partly because he wanted to speak to supporters "without the filter of the fake news".

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:01

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday. Kelly says this time he has a chance to work out a rollout plan for that order "to make sure that there's no one caught in the system" as they move from overseas to American airports. The replacement order could be issued as early as Tuesday, the Journal reported, citing a USA government official. Raids in early February, in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE) rounded up more than 680 people in almost a dozen states, ...

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:46

In May past year cops shot dead four men who were said to be members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). "The housing complex was severely damaged", he said. Last year, Turkey was struck by several attacks that were blamed on the Islamic State group and Kurdish seperatist fighters. "No terrorist organization or terrorist attack will deter Turkey's fight against terror", Bozdag wrote on Twitter.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:45

The all-powerful GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states, had in its last meeting on January 16 agreed that 90 per cent of tax assessees below Rs 1.5 crore annual turnover will be assessed by states and the remaining 10 per cent by the Centre.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:56

The complaint stated that in subsequent conversations, McDowell told the undercover agent to acquire a handgun for him so he could conduct an attack on an unknown location outside the county where he resided. The following day, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents examined his Facebook messages and found one talking about how he needed to get his hands on " iron ", which the feds say is "a coded term for a gun".

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:58

If finding another planet doesn't excite you, there are other ways to be a citizen scientist. -NASA scientists are trying to find new planets. The search method is a 21st-century version of the same technique used at Arizona's Lowell Observatory by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh .

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:58

Prosecutors say the officer, LaRoyce Tankson, 31, turned himself in to law enforcement late Thursday. Tankson was expected to appear in bond court on Friday. Tankson had been an officer since 2015, court documents said. Tankson's attorney, Will Fahy, said Friday that Tankson saw Robertson turn and reach for what the officer thought was a gun.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:53

For example, investigators are focusing on a phone call Flynn had in December with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the USA, which was intercepted by intelligence agencies and shared with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the two officials said .

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:47

Ethics experts worry that plunging USA retail sales may feed Trump's need to expand overseas, creating new conflicts of interest. "We believe that the strength of a brand is measured not only by the profits it generates, but the integrity it maintains".

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:47

Coupled with escalating fighting in eastern Ukraine and Russian jets buzzing a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Black Sea, Putin clearly thinks the Trump administration has given him a permission slip to flex his muscles. The Viktor Leonov was last seen in Havana in January 2015 , during the Obama administration's rapprochement with Cuba. The ship was in global waters and did not violate worldwide water law, the congressman and U.S.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:47

While Puzder, Trump's first pick for Labor secretary, was an outspoken outsider, Acosta's name might not be more familiar to most Senate members. CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garret said that a source very close to President Donald Trump's Labor Department nominee told him that he expects Puzder to withdraw because, "he's very exhausted of the abuse ".

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:20

At the 2016 Republican National Convention, Flynn led the crowd in chants of " lock her up ", due to allegations Clinton mishandled classified information via a private email server. Still, Flynn has promoted other ridiculous theories. Hours after Flynn's resignation was announced, his son Michael Flynn Jr . took to Twitter, writing: 'The disinformation campaign against my father won.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:23

The vote, which approves a House resolution passed earlier this month , now sends the measure to the White House for President Trump's signature. The new rules aimed to bolster the federal background check system, requiring the Social Security Administration to include the names of those who received disability benefits and had a third party managing those funds in the database.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:22

Flynn quit his post after it was revealed that he hid the extent of his conversations with Russian officials, and reports emerged that the interactions were far more extensive. it is a clear conflict of interest", Schumer said on the Senate floor, citing Department of Justice regulations. Roy Blunt told reporters Tuesday, "As a member of the Intelligence Committee looking at what the White House and General Flynn decided yesterday I think was the right decision".

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:23

A week removed from a story about a Canadian Muslim denied entry after border patrol launched into a religious line of questioning, we hear about a US-born JPL employee who was detained by officials until he gave up access to his NASA-provided phone.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:16

The G20 summit is scheduled for early July in Hamburg, Germany. So far there is nothing specific in this regard, " Peskov told the press on Monday. Last week, after the talks with Slovenian President, Putin said that a possible venue for the first encounter with Trump could be Ljubljana, but stated that this depends on a number of circumstances.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:18

The Russian aircraft operated without their electronic identifying transponders activated. The latest fly-by comes as Trump is facing increasing pressure over his desire to improve relations with Russian Federation. " There were no incidents related to a flyby of Russian military aircraft near the USS Porter destroyer in the Black Sea on February 10 ", Maj. While Moscow denied the claims, the encounters allegedly occurred on the last day of Sea Shield 2017 - NATO's maritime maneuvers in ...

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:58

The coach is said to have careered towards a barrier at a curve on the road. Officials are afraid the death toll might rise as the injured people are being treated in hospitals around Taiwan's capital city. The bus was reported to be 19 years old and belonged to an agency that runs tours across Taiwan. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Lin Chuan gave their condolences.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:58

Like Zilai, she is confident that the increased business will continue through today, as people stop by before or after work to pick up flowers for their sweethearts. McEntire adds that when ordering flowers, customers usually get the best results by directly calling local florists and placing orders themselves as opposed to using another service to place the order.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:56

It is the fourth consecutive month that the rate has risen and takes inflation to its highest since June 2014. A "double whammy" of oil prices and sterling weakness has seen consumer inflation rise to 1.8 per cent in January. The key question for investors is whether the fact that prices are rising faster than wages eventually leads to a fall in consumer spending. Last week BoE rate-setter Kristin Forbes said she was beginning to become uncomfortable with the central bank's commitment ...

by | February 14, 2017 | 01:03

All shops and commercial establishments remained closed in Srinagar. Two soldiers and two civilians also lost their lives, and three soldiers were injured, in the encounter which triggered off protests and clashes. In the evening, thousands of people attended the funeral of slain militants and civilians. The security forces had recovered the bodies of slain terrorists and four AK 47 weapons from the spot.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:59

A handful of Planned Parenthood employees, clad in bright pink vests, stood watch. Perhaps it was a more fair fight at some of the other 223 rallies planned around the country in support of Republicans' efforts to curb access to abortion, if they can't yet make it illegal again as they have wanted to since Roe v.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:57

For more on Andromeda's bonus activities, check out the stories below. Mass Effect Andromeda Producer Fabrice Condominas talked with PC Gamer about how BioWare made a decision to look towards CD Projekt Red instead of its own game for ideas.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:10

The 61-year-old, who regularly polls as Germany's most popular politician, will represent the EU's top economy overseas and act as a kind of moral arbiter for the nation. Steinmeier is well known in the world's capitals, but his appointment worries some in eastern Europe, who see him as too soft on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:04

Florin Iordache, 56, announced his resignation Thursday, having been at the center of plans to ease punishment against corrupt officials that brought as many as 600,000 people into streets across the eastern European nation. In a related development, the Constitutional Court said it wouldn't rule on whether the ordinance was constitutional as requested by the ombudsman because the decree had been withdrawn.

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:01

These are usually on very high to extreme fire days. He warned that the fire service does not have the resources to knock on every door to warn residents if fires spread quickly, but he said officials would do their best to save lives and homes.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:58

Russian Federation has sent three ships for the exercise which, according to Pakistan Navy, is held every two years to raise awareness about naval affairs and improve coordination between different navies. The presence of these friendly countries from all over the world was a manifestation of the firm resolve of the worldwide community towards peace and stability in the Indian Ocean, he had said.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:58

In recent media interviews he has denied any wrongdoing. Jorge Barata, Odebrecht's former executive director who is cooperating with global anti-corruption authorities, accused Toledo of receiving $20 million in bribes from Odebrecht for a contract to build a highway between Brazil and Peru.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:55

At 770 feet, the Oroville Dam , which is located about 75 miles north of Sacramento, is the nation's tallest. Rising levels of Northern California's Lake Oroville, a reservoir contained by the Oroville Dam, the largest dam in the USA, led to severe erosion of a paved spillway that helps divert overflow water into the Feather River behind the dam.