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by | February 22, 2018 | 01:12

More than 130 people had spent the evening in welfare centres in Takaka and Motueka after escaping flooding. 'We are expecting homes to be flooded'. Kaikoura was hit with heavy rain, closing both the coastal highway and inland route but Mayor Winston Gray said on Wednesday morning the "sun is shining".

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:15

The People's Justice Party is now part of Tamil Nadu's political space. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flew down to Madurai from the capital to grace the occasion and so did various film personalities. "They can prevent me from going to school but not from learning", he said. Haasan has starred in a film titled 'Nammavar '. Later, speaking to the fishing community in Rameswaram , Kamal said that it is one of the most important industries in Tamil Nadu.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:13

News 5 has learned more about Officer Billa based on a 2016 honor naming him officer of the month. A Mobile police officer is dead after a shootout with a murder suspect in Alabama . He was named the department's officer of the month that June, winning a commendation for investigating complaints of robberies committed by a man whom he later arrested.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:09

In total, Venezuela plans to issue 100 million digital tokens, starting with a pre-sale of 38.4 million that starts Tuesday and whose reference price is the current cost of a barrel of oil, or around $60. A Buyer's Manual has been published by the government explaining how the Petro can be bought and stored in the wallet that has been developed for the token.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:14

BJP , which had won 117 Assembly seats out of the 182 in 2012, had past year slipped below 100 by winning 99 seats. The saffron party won 99 out of Gujarat's 182 assembly seats, just seven more than the majority mark of 92, whereas the Congress won 77, elevated from 60 in the last elections.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:11

The companies will provide Egyptian company Dolphinus Holdings Ltd. with 64 billion cubic meters of gas over a 10 year period, and the earnings will be divided equally between Tamar, in which Delek has a 45% stake and Noble Energy has almost 40%, and Leviathan in which Noble Energy holds 32.5% and Delek 22%.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:13

Chris Young/CANADIAN PRESS Ontario PC Interim Leader Vic Fedeli addresses the media at Ontario Legislature in Toronto on February 20, 2018. "Mr. Patrick Brown has violated the Members Integrity Act of Ontario". "These accusations are noise and nonsense meant to distract us from the goal of moving forward together", Brown stated. "This small group of insiders will stop at nothing in their attempts to derail us".

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:10

Trudeau said he is looking forward to new co-production oppurtunities between Bollywood and the Canadian Film Industry. Significantly, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh had refused to meet Canadian defence minister Harjit Sajjan during the latter's visit to Punjab past year.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:10

The BJP will become the first party to shift its headquarters outside Lutyens' Delhi's bungalow zone, following a Supreme Court ruling asking parties to move out. Among those on the dais at Sunday's event were former BJP chiefs Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi , Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari (the last two also being Union ministers), besides external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj .

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:09

Sources told the daily that the Mr Al Emadi was not directly hit but was forced to leave. Matthias Schmale, UNRWA's director in Gaza, left, shakes hands with the Qatari envoy, Mohammed Al-Emadi, during a press conference at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Gaza, on February 19, 2018.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:06

Branson said that his company has signed an intent agreement with the state government of Maharashtra to develop a Hyperloop route between Pune Central, Navi Mumbai International Airport (which was proposed at the same summit), and Mumbai .

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:01

Russia's Foreign Ministry admitted Tuesday that several dozens of Russian citizens were wounded in "a recent clash" in Syria without specifying the exact location and other details of received injuries. "So, whatever happened, we'll try to figure it out". "[The United States] involved the units of the Kurdish Democratic Union party in their position to undermine Syria's territorial integrity, in fact, which led to an escalation of tensions with Turkey", Lavrov said , adding that the ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:45

Local Civil Defense sources say that the most intense bombing during the day was on Saqba, Jisrin and Shayfuniye, in the besieged area in which the United Nations has said at least 200,000 civilians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:46

A senior Obama administration official has been quoted as saying the administration "choked" when dealing with Russian Federation. Apparently the Fox & Friends hosts are too obtuse to recall 2016, but Trump's allegations that the election was going to be rigged against him did not point any fingers at Russian Federation.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:34

The man left the room, but not before snapping off one of the statues' fingers, which he then placed in his coat's pocket. The Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Center, which loaned 10 of the terra-cotta sculptures to the American museum, said it was the first such incident in more than four decades of organizing overseas exhibitions.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:33

Romney, a 70-year-old multi-millionaire, is a former MA governor who's running to fill the Senate seat being vacated by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch . In an announcement that caught no one by surprise, Mitt Romney made his run for Senate in Utah official earlier this week.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:31

The student's condition is now unknown. It's unclear at this time whether the shooting was accidental or intentional. Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said middle school officials will decide later whether classes will be held Wednesday, WKYC reported.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:04

And after the victory, Pat Chambers' team is getting some national recognition. At one point, he was considering an offer to join Mike Vrabel with the Tennessee Titans. Another win against a top ten Ohio State team would help that cause, but a win by Ohio State would be a big step towards realizing the dream of a conference title.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:01

Vitaly Naumkin, a leading expert on the Middle East who has collaborated closely with Russia's Foreign Ministry on Syria , was somewhat more frank. The Syrian advance was rebuffed by an immediate and intense USA response, which included a three-hour assault by AC-130 Hercules gunships, F-15 strike fighters, F-22 stealth fighters, Apache helicopters and US Marine artillery.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:50

Hailemariam, 52, has served as prime minister since September 2012.Speaking on state television Thursday, he said he is stepping down "to be part of the solution and for the success of the reforms and the solutions we have put in place".

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:46

He acknowledged that the White House "must do better" in handing clearances. Kelly, who has faced tough questions over how Porter continued to work as a Trump administration aide despite allegations he abused his two previous wives, agreed to changes that put the burden on the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department to provide more information and updates on security clearances.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:16

People such as Sen's wives are not victims of one person alone, they are victims of a society that priortises women's silence over speaking the truth, silent martyrdom over demanding justice, and of a system that has institutionalised dowry.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:00

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pose for a photo before their talks at the presidential palace in Ankara , Turkey, Thursday, Feb. The US has "armed, trained and aided Kurdish fighters with air support and special forces, as the main ground force in its campaign against Islamic State", says Reuters.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:54

Eager to draw a line under the scandal, Turnbull said he will change the ministerial conduct rules, new standards broadly similar to a ban on relationships between lawmakers and staffers adopted last week by US Congress. Many members of the National Party believe the PM's comments were aimed at making Joyce resign. "This crisis can not be allowed to continue". Joyce warned that any pressure on the Nationals to dump him "locks people in as they lock-in behind the leader".

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:01

The woman had tried to intervene in a tussle between her husband and two other men. Josni was four-and-a-half months pregnant when she was attacked and had to undergo abortion. The family says that they were pressured to withdraw their case. "Even then their threats did not stop", the victim was quoted as saying by Times Now .

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:03

Also on the short list are Diego Galicia and Rico Torres, co-chefs and owners of Mixtli, and 2017's lineup of Best New Chefs per Food & Wine. The James Beard Foundation annually recognizes restaurants, bar and wine programs, service programs, restauranteurs and chefs for national awards, as well as chefs in geographical categories.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

A White House official declined to comment on the closed-door discussion but said the gas tax "has its pros and cons, and that's why the president is leading a thoughtful discussion on the right way to solve our nation's infrastructure problems".

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:58

Tutu expressed his disappointment in Oxfam on Thursday, after allegations of immorality and possible criminality involving humanitarian workers linked to the charity surfaced on Tuesday, according to a statement. The scandal has shaken the aid sector, with Britain and the European Union reviewing Oxfam's funding. "I'm not a saint, I'm a man of flesh and blood and have made mistakes (not easy to admit), and I am deeply ashamed", he said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:56

Their enormous wealth, privilege, and influence is one reason why they launched the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation , they wrote. The full 10 questions and their responses can be found here . Bill , who rode the tech wave of the late 20th century to a one-time $100 billion fortune, once said he wished he wasn't the richest person in the world.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:57

Friday night, look for a low of 27 with mostly cloudy skies and a southeast wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour. The STORMTracker Weather Team says a series of storm systems will deliver more snow to the Treasure State through early next week.