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by | November 17, 2017 | 00:33

Cardinal Bechara el-Rai's visit, the first ever by a Maronite patriarch to the kingdom according to the cardinal, has taken on special significance since Hariri announced his resignation in a surprise statement broadcast from Riyadh on November 4.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:04

Qualcomm has announced today that the Board of Directors has rejected Broadcom's proposal to acquire the company for around $105 billion. Broadcom offered $60 for every outstanding share of Qualcomm, plus an additional $10 in Broadcom stock.

by | November 15, 2017 | 00:54

It wasn't immediately clear if the initial death count included the shooter . Brian Flint told local media his neighbor was the shooter , and that the neighbor had stolen his truck. "I know that we have medevaced a number of students", Johnston said. He said there were seven shooting scenes and that there may be more victims.

by | November 15, 2017 | 00:54

Comey, asking for a second special counsel to evaluate the leaks he directed about his conversations with President Trump, among other things". People close to the White House believe Mr. The decision to examine those matters raises questions about whether Mr. Trump is trying to use the Justice Department to investigate his political rivals and distract from the special counsel's investigation into his presidential campaign.

by | November 13, 2017 | 00:55

Still, Blakeman added, the region has many towns and villages. An quake of 7.2 magnitude has hit Iraq southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, according to US Geological Survey . Iranian provinces in the northwestern, western and central areas of the country were impacted. In southeastern Turkey, the quake was felt "from Malatya to Van", an AFP correspondent said.

by | November 13, 2017 | 00:51

Asked about the possibility of becoming friends with the North Korean leader during a Sunday joint news conference in Vietnam, Trump did not rule it out. Trump has denied that his campaign coordinated in any way with Moscow during last year's presidential campaign, and he said Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin again denied any involvement in trying to influence the US elections when Trump spoke with him at a regional summit in Danang, Vietnam.

by | November 13, 2017 | 00:51

According to police, 30 people, who were on picnic party on the occasion Karthika Masam, hired a boat operated by a private company. So far five bodies have been recovered. As many as 20 passengers wearing life jackets were brought ashore with the help of trained swimmers and local fishermen. The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has given permission for private agencies to operate boats to Bhavani Island regularly.

by | November 12, 2017 | 01:59

Jerry Key, followed by a brief statement about the history of Veterans Day and the Vietnam War by retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Joe Hurd of Hardin County. FARMINGTON: A wreath-laying ceremony at the World War I monument will be held at 11 a.m. on North Main Street, with a ceremony with the Color Guard, Legion and Legion chaplain.

by | November 12, 2017 | 01:52

The San Diego-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt is joining two other flattops for a major exercise in the western Pacific that begins Saturday. "It is a rare opportunity to train with two aircraft carriers together, and even rarer to be able to train with three", said U.S.

by | November 10, 2017 | 00:59

Animosity between the USA and the isolated regime could increase further when the first three-aircraft carrier exercise begins on Saturday. "It is a rare opportunity to train with two aircraft carriers together, and even rarer to be able to train three", said Admiral Scott Swift, the U.S.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:03

Page wrote in a July 2016 email to Trump campaign aides that Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich "expressed strong support for Mr. Trump and a desire to work together toward devising better solutions in response to a vast range of current worldwide problems", according to a transcript of more than six hours of testimony Page gave last week before a House of Representatives committee investigating Russian interference in the USA election.

by | November 09, 2017 | 00:57

In that time, Marshall wrote an anti-gay marriage amendment and sponsored Virginia's transgender bathroom bill (which infamously banned students from using the bathroom that corresponded to their gender identity and required administrators to out trans kids to their parents), as well as a ban on gay people serving in the National Guard-just lots and lots of terrible stuff.

by | November 08, 2017 | 00:37

The migrants were previously allowed to stay in the USA under Temporary Protected Status , or TPS, after hurricane Mitch hit Central America back in 1998. Tillerson's recommendations, which were not made public according to the Washington Post , could adversely impact not just TPS recipients, but their family members.

by | November 07, 2017 | 00:36

Federal investigators are also reportedly looking into allegations Flynn attempted to sidestep the extradition process and send the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen, a rival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, back to Turkey in exchange for a multi-million dollar fee.

by | November 06, 2017 | 00:28

There are an estimated 20,000 Druze living under the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights which was captured from Syria in the 1967 Six Day war and was de facto annexed by Israel in the early 80s. The Israeli Druze who broke through the fence did so in response to a major battle that was transpiring throughout Friday morning in Khader, where earlier nine people had been killed and 23 injured when a auto bomb exploded.

by | November 05, 2017 | 01:25

All thanks to daylight saving time coming to an end. Enjoy the extra hour of sleep. But like it or loathe it, those clocks are going backward early Sunday morning. Hawaii and parts of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time. If California made a decision to join the list of areas that do not choose to follow, some people could make the argument that it would add more darkness to our mornings, and could be a risk for early-morning commuters and even students who walk to school, as ...

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:39

Eight sacked Catalan ministers have been remanded in custody by a Spanish high court judge over the region's push for independence. " It is better to take some distance ", Paul Bekaert told Reuters, adding that " the climate is not good ". With Puigdemont and four others in Belgium, only 15 turned up. Earlier, the Supreme Court suspended until next week the questioning of six Catalan legislators under investigation for rebellion following the declaration of independence.

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:25

Siemian has two TD passes and eight interceptions over the Broncos' 1-4 slump, including three ugly interceptions in a 29-19 loss at Kansas City on Monday night that wasted a strong defensive effort. Brock Osweiler was the backup to Peyton Manning for four seasons in Denver. After Osweiler threw for 15 touchdowns and 16 interceptions for the Texans in 2016, Houston traded him to Cleveland this offseason in what amounted to a salary dump.

by | November 02, 2017 | 00:27

Also at the meeting, Aliyev strongly supported his country's relations with Iran, saying Azerbaijan would not allow any third party to harm its ties with the Islamic Republic. Putin also held a separate meeting with Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. US President Donald Trump has refused to confirm whether his government will comply with the agreement and has threatened a harder line on Iran, which the US suspects has been seeking to build a nuclear bomb.

by | November 01, 2017 | 00:27

Sanders was then asked by a reporter: "So his activities were entirely of his invention, no one asked him to do any of these things - is that what you're telling the American public?" She responded that he was a campaign volunteer who played a minimal role.

by | October 31, 2017 | 00:36

Mr Kim Han Sol, who grew up in Macau under Chinese protection as his father was in exile from North Korea , was last seen in March in a video posted on the website of humanitarian group Cheollima Civil Defence. Tensions remain high on the Korean Peninsula after a series of North Korean nuclear missile tests and racheting up of rhetoric from Kim and US President Donald Trump.

by | October 29, 2017 | 01:56

Saturday's blasts came two weeks after more than 350 people were killed in a massive truck bombing on a busy Mogadishu street in the country's worst-ever attack. The Somali militant group Al Shabab said it carried out the bombings. Security forces cordoned off the area. President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohammed, escaped death on Saturday, after the al-Shabab militant group attacked Hotel Naasa-Hablood, where he was scheduled to hold a meeting.

by | October 25, 2017 | 00:42

That was until pictures surfaced of McEwan kissing American actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead on Monday (NZ time) at a London cafe. McGregor, who played a younger Obi-Wan Kenobi in the " Star Wars " prequels, and Winstead both joined "Fargo" in its third season this year and play lovers on the FX series.

by | October 23, 2017 | 04:04

Aiming a barb at Gandhi, she said, "perhaps Rahul is planning to sweep polls in Russia, Indonesia and Kazakhstan". As per the report, the tweet quickly reached 20,000 retweets and now has touched 30,000. Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar tweeted saying, "Desperate times call for desperate measures?". Responding to Irani's tweet, that bots could have pushed Rahul's tweets, Spandana wrote, "Why do we need them when we have you?" Singh said these issues were raised by Rahul on Twitter, and ...

by | October 23, 2017 | 02:26

His key aides joined the BJP after a meeting with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, deputy chief minister Nitin Patel and state party chief Jitu Vaghani during its parliamentary board meeting, which was also attended by BJP president Amit Shah .

by | October 23, 2017 | 02:17

Tribal elders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan played a key role in her recovery, Iqbal said. Kaneez Bibi said Saturday that her daughter Zeenat Shahzadi arrived when she was not there and she does not know who dropped her off at the home in the eastern city of Lahore.

by | October 22, 2017 | 01:08

Despite being rushed to Hurley Medical Center , White was pronounced dead. The rock smashed through the car's windshield and killed him. His cousin, Jessica Hoover, said she was pleased that people were taken into custody over the death.

by | October 22, 2017 | 00:58

In a tweet on Wednesday, the U.S. president upped the ante in his fight with the NFL players kneeling down during the national anthem to decry police brutality against minorities, particularly African Americans in the United States. Donald Trump refuses to take a knee when it comes to countering the wave of national anthem protests across the NFL. "We did not ask for that", Goodell said.

by | October 21, 2017 | 00:38

It comes after the blonde-haired supremo threatened to pull out of a 2015 deal aimed at cutting Iran's nuclear development programme. By ratifying the plan, Iran agreed to scale down its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:34

The news comes a few weeks after the Department of Homeland Security notified the state that it was under a grace period through January 22 as the federal government continued its review of states' progress. Minnesota has lagged behind other states in implementing the Real ID Act, which Congress passed in 2005. REAL ID cards are NOT available at this time.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:43

President Donald Trump again dismissed former " Apprentice " contestant Summer Zervos's allegations that he kissed and groped her during a 2007 meeting, calling her claims "fake news". The contents of the subpoena were first reported by BuzzFeed on Sunday . His lawyer attempted to have Zervos' defamation lawsuit dismissed in July, claiming that presidents can not face civil lawsuits while in office.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:38

According to the IDF, the SA-5 missile battery destroyed by Israeli jets on Monday was the same that fired at Israeli jets in March, prompting Israel make use of its Arrow anti-missile system for the first time. Israel's military said it had no intention to escalate the situation further. Following the airstrike, the Syrian military warned Israel of "dangerous consequences for its repeated attempts of aggression", in a statement published in official state media.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:57

The Washington Post is owned by Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder. Mr Flynt, best known as the publisher of Hustler magazine, laid out the offer in a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of The Washington Post , in an attempt to find the " smoking gun " that could remove Mr Trump from office.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:46

A day after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung narrowly escaped from an encounter near Darjeeling on Friday that claimed the life of a police officer, the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Righs (WBCPCR) issued a fresh summon to the GJM supremo for allegedly abusing child rights during the 104-day strike for Gorkhaland statehood.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:47

In a report Sunday, the London-based Pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat quoted "knowledgeable" Palestinian sources who said the two sides had agreed that major decisions such as signing a peace deal or starting a violent conflict with Israel would be made collectively.