He emphasized that he considered all 82 of the girls to be his daughters "because a lot of them worship in my church". The girls were among a group of 270 schoolgirls kidnapped in April 2014 by the militant group Boko Haram, which has waged an eight-year-old insurgency to create an Islamist caliphate, killing thousands and forcing more than two million from their homes.
In a statement, Johnny Taylor, the president of the HBCU advocacy group the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, said he had received assurances that "there was absolutely no plan to eliminate or challenge this program". "Trump just said f*** you to every HBCU president who sat up in the Oval Office and smiled in his lying face", tweeted CNN commentator Keith Boykin .
The US said it is "deeply concerned" that Turkey conducted airstrikes in Syria and Iraq without "proper coordination" with Washington or the coalition forces, media reports said. Ankara has strongly opposed Washington's support for Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters who are part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which have been closing in on the Islamic State bastion of Raqqa.
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill fundamentally altering former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. "Imagine a Medicaid system that actually works better for patients", Price said. Entrepreneurs are also hoping the legislation will protect people with preexisting medical conditions. "We've put billions. into high-risk pools to buy down any premiums".
Former US President Barack Obama has called on members of Congress to act with " political courage " and not repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which was approved in 2010 under his tenure, after the House Republicans on May 4 approved to revoke it.
Mr Patrick Murphy, US deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said Mr Tillerson stressed Washington's security and economic commitment to the region, amid doubts raised by President Donald Trump's "America First" platform and withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact.
Gaza-based Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was elected chairman of the Hamas Politburo, outgoing Politburo Chairman Khaled Meshaal said on Saturday. He heads the Hamas government in Gaza with the full backing of the terror group and now, JOL reported that he will be in charge of the Hamas political bureau.
The BJP leader said a case must be filed on the basis of the allegations made by Mishra, who was sacked from the Delhi Government on Saturday night. Senior party leader Kumar Vishwas said "no one would believe Kejriwal took a bribe", and said Mishra's allegations had "hurt [him] personally". The party's Delhi president Ajay Maken said Mishra's claims were not mere allegations but testimony of an eyewitness warranting initiation of criminal proceedings against Kejriwal.
With water levels still rising, additional Canadian military personnel have been deployed in Quebec's vast flood zone to help exhausted residents battle the unrelenting deluge. He said officials were prepared to remove people from their homes if they refused to evacuate. As of Sunday, Robert Robillard, a Pierrefonds resident, had yet to evacuate, despite the 10 to 15 cm of water in his basement.
The regime described Kim Hak-song as "a man who was doing business in relation to the operation of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology". He is the second USA professor working at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology to be detained in recent months.
Senior Pentagon officials say the department expects to send a proposal to the White House next week laying out an enduring US presence in Afghanistan . Special Operations Command, also told the Senate committee on May 4 that a critical factor in regard to a new Afghanistan strategy is the need for an enduring U.S.
The school bus crashed into the front of a white vehicle at approximately 8:30 a.m. Authorities investigate a school bus crash Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Las Vegas. "That driver's first words out of her mouth were, 'I need help". Evan's described the driver as a 13 year veteran who was no designated to the bus route she was driving Thursday.
Critics say numerous investments purportedly aimed at assisting poor areas of the US have instead wound up going to projects in more affluent neighborhoods, while many programs have been badly hit by fraud scandals. Part of the presentation was spent telling those in attendance that rules surrounding said visa - which offers a fast track to US citizenship - could be changing soon.
In the opening weekend, the film emerged as the all-time third highest grosser in overseas, surpassing several popular Hollywood extravaganzas. "There are certain films that acquire cult status over a period of time", said film trade and business expert Girish Johar.
The Taliban has captured a district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, the second area to fall to the group a week after they launched their so-called spring offensive. The annual spring offensive normally marks the start of the fighting season, though this winter the Taliban continued to battle government forces. According to USA estimates, government fighters control only around 60 per cent of the country, with the rest either controlled or contested by the insurgents, who are ...
Hollande has asked ministers "to fully commit themselves in the election campaign to ensure that Marine Le Pen has the lowest possible score", the spokesman, Stephane Le Foll, said. "I would say that I think that 90 percent of abattoirs are halal" in the Paris region, Le Pen said. "The voters who voted for Mr Melenchon are angry voters".
Around 5 lakh students appeared for TS SSC examination conducted at 2,600 centres. Students hoping for the CBSE results can stay checking the official website , cbse.nic.in on frequent basis to know the latest updates. The official announcement says, the Telangana SSC Public Examinations March 2017 will be released on 3rd May at 4 pm at the Conference Hall of D-Block Ground Floor, Telangana Secretariat, Hyderabad .
Observation points will monitor the cease-fire in the region. A deal to establish "de-escalation" zones in Syria went into effect at midnight Friday (2100 UTC). Back when Turkey and the U.S. were both super keen on the idea of safe zones, a big selling point was the imposition of no-fly zones over the areas, to keep the civilians within getting bombed.
Labour has been in power in Glasgow since 1980, but as its vote slumped in the Scottish council elections, the party lost the majority it had in Glasgow. Party insiders said the Scottish Conservatives leader was "parking her tanks on Alex Salmond's lawn" after ousting an SNP councillor in Inverurie. "As is the case right across Scotland, the choice in Gordon is clear".
Buhari late past year announced Boko Haram had been "crushed", but the group continues to carry out attacks in northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries. Dozens of schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria have reportedly been released. "I can confirm they have been released", a senior government minister told AFP, saying an official statement would be released later.