World Political Headlines
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that tax reform in many ways is “a lot simpler” than healthcare reform.
Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said universities must uphold liberal values and respect dissent, a month after violent protests erupted at a university in the capital Delhi over a speech by a student accused of sedition.
Iraq War: American confirmation followed a decision by Iraqi government forces to pause their drive to recapture west Mosul.
Republican Representative Joe Barton, asked about the impact of Friday’s loss on Paul Ryan, said: “The speaker is a human being. He’s not Superman.”
Mosul War Report Updates: “We are stunned by this terrible loss of life,” Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, said in a statement.
Kamuina Nsapu militants struck as police convoy drove from Tshikapa in Kasai province to Kananga, said Francois Madila Kalamba speaker of Kasai assembly.
Carswell said: “I switched to UKIP because I desperately wanted us to leave the EU. I will leave UKIP amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge we won.”
In bright sunshine, they waved EU flags and banners with slogans like “So what’s the Plan” and “Stop Brexit” as they made their way to parliament.
“Today we renew reaffirm our commitment to undivided and indivisible Union,” Juncker said urging EU not to get bogged down in details that alienated voters.
Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour told reporters: “Settlements need to be stopped, not only because they are illegal, but they are the main obstacle in the path of the two-state solution.”
Duterte said he would consult with the country’s political and security leaders “whether or not it would be good at this time” to resume the government’s unilateral ceasefire.
BRAZIL POLITICS: Whistleblower Daniel Gouveia Teixeira in Brazil Meat Scandal Takes On Powerful Industry
Teixeira, 39, is the agriculture ministry whistleblower credited by Brazil’s Federal Police with triggering an investigation into alleged bribes paid by meat companies to government food-sanitation inspectors in the world’s top exporter of beef and poultry.
Canadian government wants to boost exports by 30 percent over the next eight years, but experts and analysts say the goal is highly ambitious given a series of major challenges facing exporters.
“I have just spoken with President Maduro,” Santos said. “He has assured me he has ordered the withdrawal of troops from Colombian territory.”
“British government took on certain commitments as EU members and must be honored,” Juncker said. “This isn’t a punishment or sanctions against the U.K.”
“Yes, he is now in his home in Heliopolis,” Mubarak’s lawyer, Farid El Deeb told Reuters when asked if Mubarak had left Maadi Military hospital in southern Cairo where he had been detained.
“We’ll see what happens,” U.S. President Donald Trump said at the White House, adding that Ryan should keep his job regardless of the outcome.
Beristain was detained during his routine voluntary check-in at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Indianapolis in February.