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by | May 25, 2019 | 01:27

None of the injuries was life-threatening. The area where the explosion occurred, on the narrow strip of land between the Saone and Rhone rivers in the historic city centre, has been evacuated, according to reporters at the scene. Interior Minister Christophe Castener was on his way to Lyon. "The wounded were treated with great skill and speed by firefighters, including the eight-year-old girl who was injured".

by | May 25, 2019 | 01:26

Iran denied it was behind the incidents but Rear Admiral Michael Gilday, director of the US Joint Staff, accused the IRGC of being directly responsible. Several recent media reports said Pentagon and White House leaders were mulling sending anywhere between 2,000 to 10,000 additional US troops to the region for deterrence purposes.

by | May 25, 2019 | 01:15

For many Conservative lawmakers, speed is of the essence to install a new leader to try to break the Brexit impasse. May's approach to Brexit . It's possible, some analysts believe, that Johnson - or whoever takes power in London - could be confronted with the same painful Brexit education May has undergone.

by | May 25, 2019 | 00:59

Gandhi remains popular within the party once led by his great-grandfather, India's first prime minister , Jawaharlal Nehru. In its heartland of mostly Hindi-speaking states - Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh - the BJP, along with its allies, won 243 out of 273 seats.

by | May 24, 2019 | 01:11

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., has also favored investigations rather than impeachment proceedings. Trump said last month that the administration was "fighting all the subpoenas" issued by the House, hardening his position after the release of a redacted report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller on how Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 U.S.

by | May 24, 2019 | 01:12

Federal Aviation Administration hopes to reach an worldwide consensus on how to move forward with the MAX, U.S. officials told Reuters . Given that "there is the perception, at least, of a crisis in confidence, particularly with regard to the airplane, and maybe larger", the goal for Thursday is to "sort of fix a process that didn't, in my opinion, go in a way that we're used to internationally", Elwell said .

by | May 24, 2019 | 01:03

Speaking before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Mnuchin said China has taken "a big step backward" but that he still hopes the two sides can get back to the table. Less than 6 per cent of the member companies said that they have considered or are considering relocating manufacturing to the US. The United States has accused ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies of working for the Chinese government and has expressed concern their equipment could be used to ...

by | May 24, 2019 | 00:54

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by | May 24, 2019 | 00:47

Since John Bolton's May 5th statements citing "credible intelligence" of a heightened Iran threat which supposedly put United States troops in the cross hairs there's been next to nothing in terms of actual details . Meanwhile, a recent Saudi news outlet reportedly close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) urged the USA to launch surgical strikes against Iran after the kingdom accused Tehran of a drone strike that closed down a Saudi oil pipeline.

by | May 24, 2019 | 00:36

Prosecutors alleged in the new indictment that Assange and WikiLeaks "repeatedly encouraged sources with access to classified information to steal it" and give it to the anti-secrecy organisation, posting on its website a "most wanted" list for leaks organised by country and saying the documents must be "likely to have political, diplomatic, ethical or historical impact on release".

by | May 23, 2019 | 01:54

With the confirmations of justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh , a 5-4 conservative majority now tilts the bench. Last week, the state of Alabama passed the most restrictive law yet, banning abortion in all cases apart from when the mother's life is at risk.

by | May 23, 2019 | 01:49

About half of Americans participating in a recent USA poll said they believed their country was headed toward war with Iran in the not-so-distant future, and many blamed the policies of President Donald Trump. But in a sign of brewing confrontation a year after Washington quit a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and reimposed sanctions on it, Tehran announced a fourfold increase in its rate of production of low-grade uranium enrichment.

by | May 23, 2019 | 01:42

The official result released by the General Election Commission (KPU) confirms unofficial counts by private pollsters of the April 17 election, giving Widodo a comfortable victory, though it could trigger a legal challenge and potential street protests after Prabowo claimed widespread cheating.

by | May 23, 2019 | 01:19

The legislation doesn't target Mr. Trump by name, but it would allow the leaders of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Finance Committee or the Joint Committee on Taxation to access any NY state tax returns filed by elected officials and top appointed officials.

by | May 23, 2019 | 01:05

The president didn't shake anyone's hands or take a seat, but spent three minutes contending he had been prepared to work on infrastructure, trade and other issue but now he couldn't because Pelosi said "something awful", according to an administration official and another person familiar with what happened in the room.

by | May 23, 2019 | 01:03

Some other Democratic leaders, while backing Pelosi, signaled that a march to impeachment may at some point become inevitable. "I don't do cover-ups ". Still, Pelosi is facing some rumbling inside her Democratic caucus. Tennessee Representative Steve Cohen, who called for the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, said he could see both sides.

by | May 23, 2019 | 00:56

Trump's tariffs and who they target European automakers next? However, Mnuchin stressed that the administration has not yet decided whether to hit an additional $300 billion in imports with tariffs, extending punitive USA duties to virtually everything the United States buys from China .

by | May 22, 2019 | 00:44

It came days after mysterious sabotage attacks on several tankers in highly sensitive Gulf waters and drone strikes on a Saudi crude pipeline by Yemen rebels, who Riyadh claimed were acting on Iranian orders. The president didn't elaborate, nor did the White House. Shanahan said military moves by the United States have given Iran "time to recalculate" and as a result the potential for attacks on Americans is "on hold".

by | May 22, 2019 | 00:27

The Brexit Party leader vented fury at his security and political opponents after he was splattered with a £5.25 Five Guys banana and salted caramel dairy drink on his European election tour. "Have fun. Love BK #justsaying" seemingly in response to the news that a McDonald's near a Farage rally in Edinburgh had been asked to halt sales of milkshakes and ice cream.

by | May 22, 2019 | 00:15

WASHINGTON (AP) - He was known in the MI statehouse as "Mr". Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) faces a Republican challenger after calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment . In addition, in a case of swift political retribution, Amash drew an election challenge from within his own party on Monday when Jim Lower, a MI state legislator who described himself as "pro-Trump", said he would challenge Amash in the 2020 Republican primary, the Detroit Free Press reported .