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by | August 27, 2017 | 01:08

The White House is demanding that the government funding bill include credits for Trump's border wall - a call opposed by Democrats who have the power to block the bill in the Senate, triggering a shutdown on October 1. Both the spending and debt ceiling bills could pass the Republican-led House by a simple majority vote, but will need 60 votes to pass the Senate, where Republicans hold 52 of 100 seats, meaning they will need some Democratic support.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:06

One of the two soldiers targeted was "slightly" wounded, according to federal prosecutors, who have opened a terror probe of that attack launched around 8:00 pm (1800 GMT). We saw two to three ambulances, three army dogs, 10 police officers and the same amount of soldiers. Also on Friday, two London police officers were slightly injured as they arrested a man outside Buckingham Palace after spotting a knife in his auto.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:08

An AFP photographer on the scene said the two buildings, both three storeys high, were destroyed. Several children were reportedly among the dead in Friday's early morning attack on the Faj Attan neighbourhood of Sanaa which reduced an apartment block to rubble.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:18

Both benches cleared, and, while there was shoving, no more punches were thrown. Kahnle apparently threw at Cabrera after Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer plunked Gary Sanchez in the fifth inning. "I was cool with that", Cabrera said. He delivered a single that scored Gardner to cap the Yankees' three-run rally and tie the score at 6-6 in the seventh.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:20

The Times has compiled tables of results from more than 500 schools and colleges. Students achieving a clean sweep of ten or eleven A* grades across all subjects taken are Seb Adolph, Lucas De Jarne, Thomas Hillman, Ollie Huang, Dillon Jagsi, Matthew Kaltsoyannis, Madoc Miller, Krishnan Mulholland, Alex Nejad, Sam Stern, Alasdair Taylor and Louis Taylor.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:27

A copy of the letter sent by DGP (Law and Order), Punjab, to all the senior police officers of the state. "These columns are coming from the western command in Chandimandir". The police would keep vigil on anti-social elements through drone cameras and surveillance of the entire area would be conducted, he said. All liquor vends in Panchkula have been closed from today till August 26.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:27

No president has ever rescinded a national monument , though presidents of both parties have in the past have changed monument boundaries. Zinke visited the state last month and held a series of private stakeholder meetings. Some environmental groups have already indicated they would file legal challenges to any effort to change the boundaries of any national monuments. He adds: "We will do everything that we can to assure that these public lands and our monuments stay protected now and ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:43

Nino Mbatha, 32, Sthembiso Sithole, 31, Lindokuhle Masondo, 32, and Lungisani Magubane, 30, appeared in the Estcourt Magistrate's Court on Monday morning on charges of murder and conspiracy. One of the men arrested was a traditional healer, and had told members of the community that if they dug up graves they would become strong, and if they brought him human bones, they would become rich, Majola said.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:43

China has urged the withdraw sanctions it imposed on Chinese companies that Washington says are supporting North Korea as it carries out increasingly ambitious missile tests . Tillerson made the remarks a day after the USA began yearly military exercises with South Korea which often annoy the DPRK. "Its recent ICBM tests are another example of the risky reckless behavior of the North that is destabilizing the region and beyond".

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:54

Chappelle-Nadal told The Associated Press she won't resign. But top Missouri lawmakers including the state's governor are calling for her step down. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, an African-American Democrat. Claire McCaskill , have demanded that she resign. Those calling for her resignation include Democratic leaders in the Legislature, the chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party and a Missouri congressman.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:44

The remains were being transferred to the U.S. Navy for identification. Navy and Marine Corps divers from the USS America and Yokosuka Naval Base have been searching the McCain using surface-supplied air rigs to access sealed compartments, said a Navy statement issued earlier Tuesday.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:54

Saudi Arabian king, HH King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques announced that Qatari pilgrims would not be banned from visiting Saudi, but would be required to travel to Jeddah or Madinah by plane to visit. The decision came after Prince Mohammed met with Qatari royal family member Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani late Wednesday at a palace in Jiddah. This branch of the Qatari family was ousted from the country's throne in 1972.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:52

On Thursday, August 17 , Tamil Nadu Chief Minister announced a judicial probe into the death of AIADMK matron Jayalalithaa or Amma . Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and the current Chief Minister E. Chief Minister Palaniswami will be the Joint Coordinator. Speaking at the party headquarters, Panneerselvam said differences between the two groups had been sorted out and the leaders had come together to protect the government and the legacy of the late MGR and ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:51

Parliamentary authorities, buckling under the pressure, said last week that they will review the length of time the bells will be out of action. It was expected to cost £29 million (US$37.3 million), but MPs have raised concern that the bill could soar to £60 million.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:40

Almost a week after a scuffle broke out between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, a video, purportedly shot on a mobile phone and put out by a retired military officer yesterday, showed how the soldiers from two countries kicked, punched and shoved each other.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:38

Heavyweight cranes and gas cutters were being used and locals were seen helping out those engaged in rescue work Muzaffarnagar authorities have set up a control room to assist families of those affected. Following the derailment, locals first rushed to the spot to help people trapped in the derailed coaches and subsequently informed the police and railway officials.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:30

Two young sisters from New Jersey were among three children under 10 years old who were found fatally stabbed inside a home in Clinton, a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Williams has been charged with three counts of murder, authorities said. The girls were found to have suffered stab wounds and were pronounced dead on the scene.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:31

US-backed Iraqi forces completed the takeover of Mosul after a brutal nine-month campaign. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the top USA commander in Iraq, told reporters that "the last days of Mosul looked like Iwo Jima to me", referring to a bloody World War II battle in the Pacific.

by | August 20, 2017 | 06:38

We want the cup", she told Golf Channel . She hadn't accrued enough points over the past two seasons to play onto the team, and Captain Juli Inkster didn't pick her as one of her two captain's picks. By far the best golf in the afternoon came in the third match, where Germany's Caroline Masson was approximately six-under-par on her own for 16 holes yet lost 3&2 in the company of Florentyna Parker .

by | August 20, 2017 | 06:30

The author says he would be shocked if Trump remained in office beyond the end of this year. When he was interviewed by The New Yorker during the 2016 presidential election, Schwartz observed that Trump "has no attention span" and speculated that "if he had to be briefed on a crisis in the Situation Room, it's impossible to imagine him paying attention over a long period of time".

by | August 20, 2017 | 06:19

The Latest on the slayings of three children in a home outside Washington, D.C. Uniformed officers were met by relatives, who let them inside. Police are not releasing any other information on the case, but officials will hold a news conference at 11 a.m.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:25

The motive for the attack remained unclear and Finland's police chief said that it was too early to link the events in Turku to worldwide terrorism, according to the YLE broadcaster. Interior Minister Paula Risikko said police would be more visible in public places. The attack occurred in the Puutori-Market Square area. Prime minister Juha Sipila said the government is closely monitoring the ongoing police operation and will hold an emergency meeting later.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:25

The exercise, called ULCHI Freedom Guardian, is set to begin on Monday. The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) says that the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) joint military drills slated to begin on Monday will be conducted at a similar scale to past year.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

The victim came to know about her pregnancy during her medical examination early this year and it was then she chose to terminate it. The girl also recorded her statement before a magistrate and a case of kidnapping, wrongful restraint and rape has been registered.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

I lost my daughter, my wife, and elder sister. Chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya said on Tuesday almost 400 bodies had been brought in, and he anticipated more than 500 as the search continued. AFP news agency reported on Wednesday that among the dead were at least 105 children. Aid workers said after the latest disaster there is a high risk of disease outbreaks such as cholera, as corpses are lying in the open, in stifling heat, and possibly leaking fluids into waterways.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:02

According to the law she shouldn't get diplomatic immunity but we know that politics trump in these cases. Zimbabwe's state-owned Herald newspaper reported last weekend that she was in South Africa seeking medical care. Grace Mugabe has been touted as a possible successor to her 93-year-old husband, who has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980. She is accused of hitting a 20-year-old woman over the head with an extension cord in a hotel room near Johannesburg.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

The group also paid tribute to Heather Heyer , the 32-year-old who was killed in Charlottesville , Virginia, on Saturday when a auto rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally. Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge , who are now starring in the politically provocative 1984 right next door, also joined the protest. The "Fahrenheit 9/11" filmmaker added that Trump was " absolutely a racist ", and challenged America to "stand up" to bigotry.

by | August 17, 2017 | 13:55

Bates has family living in Knoxville. At 4:51 p.m., Saturday (Aug. 12), a Virginia State Police Bell 407 helicopter crashed into a wooded area near a residence on Old Farm Road in Albemarle County. The NTSB has been working closely with the Virginia State Police and appreciates its efforts to support the NTSB investigation . Lt. Jay Cullen, 48, lived in Memphis during his teenage years.

by | August 17, 2017 | 13:55

On Monday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters that if North Korea follows through on any of its threats "it's game on". "The object of our peaceful pressure campaign is the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrote in a joint op-ed article published by the Wall Street Journal.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:46

Mohamed Koroma, a university student in Freetown who visited the morgue on Tuesday, said people had to cover their faces with masks. Sierra Leone's military, police and Red Cross volunteers were deployed in an all-out effort to locate and rescue citizens trapped in their homes or under rubble.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:44

The order would set a two-year goal for completing permits needed on major infrastructure plans, and create a "one Federal decision" protocol that would appoint a lead federal agency to work with other agencies to complete the environmental reviews and permitting for infrastructure projects .

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:44

Of Trump, The Mooch said , "I talked to the president last Thursday, we had a good conversation, he's got a lot of issues to deal with, he decided he didn't want me there, and I respect his decision". Two days later, under pressure from lawmakers and others, he publicly condemned white supremacist groups , including the KKK and neo-Nazis. Spoiler alert: He still feels the same about both men.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:40

Three men were shot and killed "at a very close range" at an auto race track in Wisconsin Sunday, in a freaky case the left local officials with few answers about a motive for the shooting or what had happened to the killer. Watson of Oswego, 30-year-old Khalid R. Howard or Aurora, and 26-year-old Derek K. Edwards of North Aurora. Two of the three men died on scene. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth reportedly spoke to friends of the victims, who had no clue of what prompted the attack.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:32

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump threatened to unleash " fire and fury " against North Korea in response to reports it has gained the ability to launch nuclear warheads on intercontinental ballistic missiles . The new defense minister Onodera, who took office in the recent cabinet reshuffle, is known to be a proponent of Japanese preemptive strikes against North Korean missile launch sites and acquiring the weapons, such as cruise missiles, to accomplish this.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:29

The Commerce Ministry announced a ban on imports of iron ore, iron, lead and coal from North Korea effective Tuesday - although China will continue to clear goods that have already arrived in port until September 5. "There will be no victor, and everybody will lose", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying told reporters yesterday, urging dialogue and consultation as the way to resolve differences.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:55

The administration initially predicted that the ocean could see anywhere from 11-17 named tropical storm systems this year. Tropical Depression 8 (TD 8) formed from what was Invest 99L Saturday evening around 10 PM CDT. Now Gert is expected to strengthen slightly in the coming days with winds maxing out near 65mph by Tuesday afternoon before beginning to weaken as it moves into the cooler waters in the north Atlantic.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:26

He also said he would challenge the sanctions in a U.S. court. He told the newly elected constituent assembly that he wanted "a personal conversation" when the two leaders attended the UN General Assembly in NY next month. Almost 130 people have been killed in clashes between protesters and security forces. Met by rubber bullets, water cannon and tear gas fired by the National Guard, the protesters say the crisis demands an early presidential election that they are sure Maduro would ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:25

D&G Liquors employee Stacey Phillips said interest in the lottery games typically increases anytime the jackpots climb over $100 million. 1 in 75 quadrillion. There could be more than one victor, and nearly every victor chooses to take a smaller one-time payment, rather than annuity payments spread over 29 years.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:25

In 2012, a train plowed into a school bus south of Cairo and killed 50 people, mostly children, inflaming public anger over Egypt's antiquated transport network. The stationary train had just arrived from Port Said, a Mediterranean city on the northern tip of the Suez Canal, when it was hit, according to the statement.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:26

The dire economic situation also has stirred deep bitterness as people struggle with skyrocketing inflation and shortages of food and medicine. "Witness accounts suggest that security forces, mainly the National Guard, the National Police and local police forces, have systematically used disproportionate force to instil fear, crush dissent, and to prevent demonstrators from assembling, rallying and reaching public institutions to present petitions", the rights office said in a statement.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:28

The Pentagon has recently signed off on a new policy that will allow military bases to shoot down drones that trespass on their property . The Pentagon has authorized secret rules of engagement for dealing with private and commercial drones found flying over or around any of 133 domestic military bases.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:23

Clark, 51, led a come-from-behind victory in 2013, sweeping her party to a surprise win over the New Democrats. Coleman praised Clark's record as premier and said she "saved the party" during a challenging 2013 election. In addition to resigning her party leadership, Clark also gave up her seat in Kelowna-West. Letnick acknowledged Clark had her detractors as is normal within a partisan political system, but hoped those of all political stripes would be able to say thank you to someone ...

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:21

But if he does not win, it's ok. Kenyan journalist Bernice Mbugua said Monday the military had initially prevented vehicles from heading to Lamu because of fears that al-Shabab militants, who have been operating in dense forest in the area, would attack vehicles.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:36

A Missouri police officer was shot and killed late Sunday during a traffic stop, and the suspect is still at large. When Michael exited his vehicle to initiate contact with the driver, he was shot, Lowe said, adding that the officer fired back but it's unknown at this time whether the suspect was struck.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:30

Taking money from Turkey or any foreign government is not illegal. Flynn's business, Flynn Intel Group, worked with a Turkish-American businessman who paid the company $530,000 to "discredit an opponent of the Turkish government who has been accused of orchestrating last year's failed coup in the country".

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:11

In June, a 40-year-old Algeria doctorate student who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group attacked a policeman with a hammer outside Notre Dame cathedral.Police had initially treated Saturday's Eiffel Tower incident as a criminal case, but anti-terror prosecutors have since taken over the investigation.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:02

Dimuth Karunaratne and the debutant Malinda Pushpakumara claimed their maiden test wickets in the morning session to bring some relief for them. Umesh Yadav also chipped in with a wicket . Karunaratne's defiant knock, which included 16 boundaries, came to a cruel end when he was presented with an unplayable delivery that reared up, hit his gloves and ballooned into the air for Ajinkya Rahane to catch behind the wicketkeeper.

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:12

In a statement, Chicago police said: "Both individuals will be held accountable for their actions and we hope today's arrest brings some comfort for the victim's family". Chicago Police Department chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said: "Shortly after the murder Mr Lathem and Mr Warren drove to the Lake Geneva library where they made a $1000 donation in the victims name".

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:12

In a statement to CBS News on Friday, the president said, "General McMaster and I are working very well together". U.S. President Donald Trump's doubts about the war in Afghanistan has led to a delay in completing a new U.S. McMaster is now involved in a power struggle within the Trump administration, facing off against the far-right wing headed by senior adviser Steve Bannon, who is attempting to bring about McMaster's resignation.

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:06

A British model was abducted in Milan and put up for auction online after being lured to a sham photoshoot. Following the attack, the woman - who can not be named for legal reasons - was put in a duffel bag and taken around 90 miles to Borgial, an isolated village near Turin, before being released on July 17, police say.