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by | February 06, 2018 | 15:23

The New Zealand Rugby Union and World Rugby said the inaugural event in Hamilton over the weekend was a success, but New Zealand must now tender to host a series from 2020 onwards. Elsewhere, Australia edged past New Zealand 8-7 to take the third-place honors, while United States of America saw off Argentina 31-12 to lift the Challenge trophy.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:18

In Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Sunday that if the People's Protection Units terror group does not leave Syria's Manbij, Turkey will move there and towards east of Euphrates River. In retaliation, Russian Federation fired missiles that killed 30 Syrian rebels. Located in northern Syria near the Turkish border, Idlib was declared a de-escalation zone according to a cease-fire agreement last May reached in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:12

The police said that a police carbine was missing. A Pakistani resident, he was kept in Central Jail Srinagar wherefrom a member of three cops led by a head constable drove him for a medical check-up in SMHS. A high alert has been sounded in the city and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have begun search operations in hospital premises. The militant had obtained sophisticated training and was good in handling equipment like the compass, GPS, wireless sets and mobile phones installed ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:13

Police say one civilian was shot and taken to the hospital. The suspect in this case was killed, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office . "The feeling of the sheriffs is the same as the public", Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith said Monday night. Hickenlooper also ordered that flags will be flown at half-mast from February 6 until Flick's funeral, the date for which has not yet been set.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:34

Los Angeles Fire department's Erik Scott, far right, police officers and school officials gather outside the Belmont High School in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. Three other people sustained minor injuries in the incident. Zipperman declined to provide specifics about security measures that are in place at the Castro Middle School campus or if students go through metal detectors or are routinely searched.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:34

Not only can one designate a sober driver, Kentuckians, and those in our area, have other options including taxi services, Lyft and Uber. "If you are caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you will go to jail", said Sheriff Bill Gore.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:28

Kimball wrote on the group's website. Acting Undersecretary of State Anita Friedt listens to a question during a press conference on the Review of the Nuclear Posture 2018 at the Pentagon on Friday, February 2. A leaked version of the review, which the Pentagon is set to release soon, shows that military officials in Washington are calling for the development of a low-yield nuclear bomb that is created to be used on the battlefield instead of urban areas.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:16

American officials emphasized on Thursday that the United States was seeking a new way to hold chemical weapons-users accountable and wanted cooperation from Russia, Assad's patron, in pressuring him to end the attacks. Syrian President Bashar Assad denies his government has used chemical weapons. "Russia's failure to resolve the chemical weapons issue in Syria calls into question its relevance to the resolution of the overall crisis".

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:15

Protesters late Friday and early Saturday converged on a prison in the capital, Male , where the politicians are being held, demanding their immediate release, but police forced them to leave. "In the spirit of democracy and rule of law, it is imperative for all organs of the government of Maldives to respect and abide by the order of the apex court".

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:16

Turkish General Staff on Saturday informed that around 900 terrorists were "neutralised" in an operation against the insurgents in Syria's Afrin region. The Turkish operation aims to clear Afrin of the US -backed Syrian Kurdish militia, known as the People's Protection Units or YPG, which Turkey considers to be a terrorist group and an extension of the Kurdish insurgency within its borders.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:14

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said there had been dozens of Russian air strikes in the area over the past 24 hours. A report on the ministry's Zvezda TV said preliminary information indicated the plane was shot by a portable ground-to-air missile in an area under control of al-Qaida's branch in Syria.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:05

Some hijab-supporting Iranian women back the protests . Montazeri said those flouting "hijab" rules - which require headscarves and modest clothing - must have been encouraged by outsiders.But even religiously conservative Iranians have voiced support for the protests, with many saying that religious rules should be a personal choice.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:40

In December, the Trump administration's National Security Strategy quietly expanded the role of nuclear weapons in US defense plans, stating they are "essential" to prevent "non-nuclear strategic attacks" - i.e., cyberattacks. nuclear modernization projects. Known officially as a nuclear posture review , and customarily done at the outset of a new administration, the report drew blistering criticism from arms control groups.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:53

A number of Jewish groups, including the Anti-Defamation League, B'nai B'rith worldwide, and the American Jewish Committee , have urged Duda to veto the bill . He pointed out that " Poland was the only German occupied territory where the Nazis introduced [the] death penalty for any attempt of sheltering or assisting the persecuted Jewish population".

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:55

Kicking off his first Latin American tour since being named secretary of state, former oilman Rex Tillerson met with his Mexican counterpart and was later due to talk trade, crime and immigration with President Enrique Pena Nieto. and Canadian consumption making it a multi-billion-dollar business. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged Mexico to be on the lookout for Russian meddling in its elections, citing reports of Moscow's interference in the electoral process of ...

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:47

On Thursday Justice Chacha Mwita directed Interior CS Fred Matiang'i, his ICT counterpart, Joe Mucheru, and the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) to immediately restore the signals for the media outlets until a case filed by activist Okiya Omtatah is heard and determined.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:48

The " Filthy " singer turned 37 on January 31. Justin Timberlake has unveiled the music video for new track Man Of The Woods on the same day the album of the same name was released. "I get to walk the hallowed, sacred ground of Paisley Park". Timberlake responded: "Uh, he will never play football". We open up the canvas and we say, 'Come one, come all.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:45

The United States has stepped up its pressure on the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons in recent weeks. "According to open sources, these new weapons use delivery mechanisms previously unused in chemical weapons attacks in Syria", the agency said in a statement, adding that ground-launched rockets and grenades are included in attacks.

by | February 02, 2018 | 00:31

The budget also asks for 230 layoffs in the department, reducing the staff to 450, the " Post " reports . Congress fended off that proposal, but now the administration wants EERE's budget slashed to $575.5 million, the Post reports. One can though say that, the White House already sought to cut it down to $636 million this past year, but Congress later rejected this by supporting higher numbers.

by | February 02, 2018 | 00:06

Tuesday , a chance of showers. Friday: A chance of rain and snow. A strong and warm weather system will bring snow into the forecast tonight . Ahead of the front there will be breezy winds and plenty of clouds around. Snow ends by 6 am. One complicating factor could be a wave of low pressure developing on the front. Clouds increase overnight with a low near 29 degrees.

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:04

President Hassan Rohani has said that the Iranian people continue to support the clerical establishment despite foreign pressure but insisted that the country's leaders must listen to protesters behind a recent wave of unrest. Stating that going backward is out of the question and people have passed those dark days and nobody goes back from light to darkness of the past, he said: "Imam [Khomeini] taught us that survival and liveliness of the ruling system depends on people's opinions and ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:07

Her investments were first reported by POLITICO , which found several stock purchases after she assumed the CDC post on July 7 that could be considered conflicts of interests , among them Japan Tobacco and health insurer Humana . News of her tobacco holdings was broken by Politico in a story Tuesday night, shortly before President Donald Trump , who nominated Fitzgerald for her job, gave his State of the Union address.

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:04

The police reportedly became suspicious after spotting three cars that abruptly changed directions on spotting police patrol cars. Authorities later found out that they were stolen . Police eventually discovered the oranges were stolen from a warehouse in the nearby town of Carmona. The suspects tried telling officers they were "coming from very far away and had been stopping and collecting oranges along the way", Europa Press reports .

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:01

The list was dismissed in Moscow as little more than a "telephone directory" of the rich. USA and Russian observers said it appeared to be a virtual copy of Forbes magazine's list of Russia's wealthiest people. He emphasized that the new list comes even as Washington expects Moscow to cooperate on dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and the Iranian nuclear issue.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:55

In his speech, Trump said that the United States "foolishly" released hundreds of terrorists, including the leader of Daesh terrorist group. Last year, Sessions described Guantanamo as "a very fine place, " adding that he would direct future enemy combatants to the Cuban detention center rather than attempt to prosecute them in federal court.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:55

He summed up Donald Trump in one word. "I believe that Donald Trump in the White House will be more abusive to the Constitution than, and that's saying a lot", Pruitt, a Republican, told radio host Pat Campbell. Pruitt has provoked controversy as Trump's EPA chief, praised by conservatives and criticized by liberals for rolling back environmental regulations put in place under Democrat Obama and for his role in Trump's decision to abandon the 2015 Paris global climate change accord.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:51

Two people were transported to a local hospital and their conditions are unknown. The incident took place just before 2:00pm PST, and the LA Times reports that four people were aboard the helicopter when it spiraled to the ground. A piece of the tail rotor was seen lodged in the tiled roof of a home across the street. "It does not appear that any persons on the ground were involved".

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:52

Global sanctions are expected to take a toll on the North Korean economy, particularly since China has been more strict, which could lead to political unrest, according to a South Korean state-run think tank. Victor Cha contacted White House officials about the possibility of the U.S. launching a limited first strike against North Korea, according to The Washington Post newspaper.