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by | May 16, 2018 | 14:03

The race to become Iraq's next prime minister appears wide open as Muqtada al Sadr's alliance looked to be in the lead after the first elections since the defeat of Daesh. His fearsome Mehdi Army militia led two uprisings against United States forces, whose withdrawal he consistently demanded, and was blamed for the killing of thousands of Sunni Muslims in the sectarian violence that plagued Iraq in 2006 and 2007.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:03

Trump joked at lunch that support for the first lady was so high that he had her promise she wouldn't run against him, said a person familiar with the discussion but not authorised to discuss a private conversation. on Marine One to return to the White House. The president and first lady spoke by telephone on Monday, before the procedure at Walter Reed, and again on Tuesday, the White House said.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:02

Meanwhile, Sharif's party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has issued a statement claiming that his statement has been "grossly misinterpreted" by the Indian media. Unlikely though it may be, will Pakistan's civil society, whatever it is worth, stand up and endorse what Nawaz Sharif finally said in his interview, "These games have gone on for too long".

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:00

California actually allows for fully self-driving cars these days without a human driver, although Apple isn't at that level yet - it still lacks the permits to test those, so its fleet of vehicles includes a safety driver behind the wheel at all times.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:51

During this time, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset as a form of spiritual cleansing, self-discipline and empathy for the less fortunate. "As the holy month begins, I wish all those celebrating a very happy and prosperous Ramadhan Kareem ".

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:46

German Chancellor Angela Merkel showed understanding for Israel's security interests in a call with Mr Netanyahu , but stressed that the violence should not be a means to achieving political goals, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said .

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:36

In addition to general spending plans, many districts are asking for residents to vote on capital projects and spending on school buses. The drop-ins for Robbins and Wilson will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Under a proposed change to board policy, the board president would have the power to deny or alter requests for district information made by other board members.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:33

Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said, according to Reuters . "It's not clear, of course, if he's planning to really reverse it or think of a solution in a larger context, but it is something that is just out of the norm", said Amanda DeBusk, the chair of the global trade and government regulations practice at the firm Dechert, LLP.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:36

United States researchers say North Korea has already begun dismantling its Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the country's northeast. After a half dozens tests over a period of more than a decade, some experts believe that Pyongyang is far enough along in its nuclear weapons development that it no longer has to detonate bombs underground to move its program along.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:33

For many it's a day not only to remember fallen officers but to honor those who serve every day. Providing support and information to law enforcement officers, law enforcement agencies, survivors and community groups who need help adjusting to and dealing with a line of duty death of a law enforcement officer.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:34

For his first day back to school, Dakota asked if one of his dad's friends could drive him in his dad's police vehicle. Les Ham, Terre Haute Police Department detective, said: "Dakota asked his mom if one of his dad's friends could take him to school, so she kind of reached out to Rob's friends and family".

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:47

The remark contradicts the official stand of Islamabad , which insists that India has not furnished enough evidence to prove that Pakistani terrorists were involved. Leading opposition leader and cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said that Sharif was speaking the language of (Indian Prime Minister) Narendra Modi and cooperating against enemies of Pakistan to harm the country.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:43

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed is the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack in which 166 people were killed. Speaking to Pakistan's Dawn news organisation, Sharif, who is now tangled in legal cases slammed the slow probe and questioned the authorities who allowed the Mumbai attacks to take place from Pakistan soil.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:42

According to a member of the provincial council, the encounter between at least four attackers, armed with rocket propelled grenades and machineguns and security forces is still going on. That attack, also claimed by Daesh, followed much the same pattern as Sunday's incident. On May 6, an explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost killed at least 10 people and wounded 29.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:37

Johnson paid tribute to DR Congo authorities and the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation for their "tireless help". The tourists, a man and a woman, are believed to have been ambushed by an unidentified group of armed men on Friday morning in Goma, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, while they were exploring Virunga National Park with another person.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:37

China only has one aircraft carrier (pictured, the ship at its 2007 launch), which is called the Liaoning . The country reportedly plans to have four aircraft carriers by 2030 to operate from the disputed South China Sea as well as the Indian Ocean.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:39

Kelly said most illegal immigrants in the U.S. today "are not bad people. but they're also not people that would easily assimilate" because they are poorly educated. "You'll be processed. We have asylum laws", Nielsen said during a congressional hearing. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about the incident in Thursday's press briefing.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:24

Ryabkov gave his Iranian counterpart, Abbas Araghchi, information that reached Syria during Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Moscow on Wednesday. The escalation between Israel and Iran has raised fears the region may be sliding into an unprecedented direct confrontation between the two archenemies.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:18

The debate is scheduled for midday on Saturday, although it is likely a second vote will be needed 48 days later as the pro-independence party CUP will abstain in the first vote, leaving Torra short of the absolute majority he requires in the 135-seat chamber.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:12

The Supreme Court Collegium at its meeting on Friday, May 11, agreed to reiterate its recommendation for appointment of Justice KM Joseph as a Supreme Court judge, along with names of some other High Court chief justices. Justice Joseph had headed the Bench that had quashed Modi government's decision to impose President's Rule in the hill state in 2016 when the Congress was in power.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:54

Anthony Wall took his little sister to the prom on Saturday, no doubt expecting the outing to be a pleasant memory for them both. "We train our employees to call the police whenever they feel in danger, or if they feel their customers are in danger", the company's statement continued.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:54

All of the countries either share a coastline with the Bay of Bengal or are littoral states. Kathmandu: Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and his visiting Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly laid the foundation stone for the Arun III Hydropower Project remotely from Kathmandu on Friday.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:50

A ceremony will be held between May 23 and 25 for the dismantling of its northern nuclear test ground, weather permitting, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said Saturday, quoting the Foreign Ministry. "All global journalists will be provided with (a) charter flight from Beijing to Wonsan", it said. "It will make it more hard for Kim Jong Un to deny inspections now that he has placed them on the table".

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:47

Vance freaked after Cuomo named Singas as the special prosecutor in the investigation of the disgraced ex-attorney general, accused by at least four women of choking and assaulting them. New York State will vote in November on who will replace the newly resigned A.G. Three years ago, he opened an investigation with the MA attorney general into whether Exxon Mobil deliberately misled the public and investors about the impact of climate change.

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:06

Ades was on felony release in that case and failed to appear for subsequent court dates, the police report says. Paradise Valley police say Ades has harassed the victim several times. Officers say they found a butcher knife in her vehicle when she was most recently arrested on charges of threatening, stalking and harassment. Paradise Valley cops got wind of the incident, and busted her in Phoenix .

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:04

Rep. Jim Renacci bucked the trend in OH, winning the GOP Senate nomination. Maryland's own Republican primary is next month. Joe Donnelly of IN won renomination uncontested, and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the No. 2 GOP leader. Manchin told supporters at his Charleston campaign headquarters that the nation has "unfinished business" on affordable health care, infrastructure, taking care of veterans and helping working-class Americans like his state's coal workers.

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:02

The five men are not believed to include ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi. Baghdadi is thought to be hiding out near the Iraqi-Syrian border. Saddam al-Jammel, a Syrian who had headed the IS operations near the eastern Syrian town of Deir al-Zour, and Abu Abdel al-Haq, an Iraqi who had been the group's head of internal security, were two of the terrorists captured, The Times reported .

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:03

Kimberly King's family say they believe a podcast about the missing girls that ran in the fall prompted authorities to re-open the cold case. All of them disappeared from the Detroit area in the 1970s and 1980s. She was 12 at the time. "It would mean a great deal to be able to bring her remains home", Beyma said. According to NamUs , the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, Nadine Jean O'Dell was last seen on August 16, 1974.

by | May 11, 2018 | 01:59

Legoland Windsor posted to Instagram announcing that they had created the model Windsor Castle to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding . "I obviously chose my mum because I've been chosen on leadership opportunities from the community and who's enabled me to be that leader - my parents".

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:01

Why exactly did we get a Thanos cross-over in Epic Game's Fortnite? Users quickly took advantage of this facet of the game when Thanos dropped in for the limited time "Infinity Gauntlet" crossover mode in Battle Royale . Thus forcing the competing players elsewhere on the map, to have to form temporary alliances in order to take down the mad Titan , before they continue killing off one another.