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by | March 13, 2017 | 01:02

Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Friday said Ramgopal Yadav's description of the exit polls as "nonsensical" is a reflection of his disappointment over the party possibly not securing a majority win. However, it added up to 28 per cent, if the 6.8 per cent of the Congress party was added to it. "You all should reach out to the people and strengthen the party again".

by | March 13, 2017 | 00:56

A federal judge in Maryland will also hear arguments on that day in a separate suit over the ban. "In so doing, he also gave both parties an opportunity to fully evaluate whether proceeding in his court is the optimal path for resolving the constitutionality of the second Executive Order".

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:41

Warsaw badly wanted Tusk's defeat. The right-wing government that took power in Poland in 2015 wanted Mr Tusk out of the job, and it had even suggested - without evidence - that he betrayed his country. Muscat said ahead of the summit: "The item is on the agenda, so I think that usually when an item is on the agenda one has to decide on that item".

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:41

Last month, Trump was asked about his position on making sports gambling legal nationwide. By contrast, former solicitor general Donald Verrilli and his Obama administration predecessors had a tougher time representing a liberal executive branch before a conservative court.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:38

Asked by Sen. Lindsey Graham about the YPG's "Marxist view of governing", Votel said "I think it's fair to say that there is some affinity back towards that". Top Turkish officials have said time and again that towns the Turkish troops capture on the Syrian soil will be handed over to local people rather than the Syrian government forces.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:38

Rick Snyder said Thursday. Don't touch a fallen power line or anything touching the wire. Strong winds blew portions of school roofs away in the Grand Rapids and Saginaw areas, and knocked down trees and power lines. DTE encourages customers to use the website at dteenergy.com as well. ~Never drive across a downed power line. Customers can also call DTE at 800-477-4747 to report power outages or downed lines.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:39

It appears the poachers were disturbed, and fled, before they could remove Vince's second horn. The two other rhinos in the enclosure at the time , a 37-year-old called female called Gracie and a five-year-old male called Bruno, were not physically harmed.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:39

He approached the apex court for a stay on his arrest. "It is unfortunate." When his lawyers objected to the complaint being frivolous, the SC said it was matter of investigation. March 7 (ANI): A day after the Supreme Court refused to stay the arrest of absconding rape-accused Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday called on the tainted minister to surrender and offer his resignation as soon as possible.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:42

Henk Van Bentham, the mayor of a district in Cologne, hit back at Turkish criticism of the ban, saying he feels "local authorities in a democratic country are being ridiculed", and it's "not doing any good for people of Turkish origin who like living in Germany".

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:46

In 2010, Washington Cemetery was also targeted by vandals, who covered as many as 200 gravestones in graffiti and toppled them over, the New York Post reported at the time. The FBI has officially classified their inquiry into the bomb threats as a hate crime investigation. "It is disgusting, it is reprehensible, it violates every tenet of the New York State tradition", he said in comments released by his office.

by | March 05, 2017 | 00:56

The deal is effective until the end of June. The resurgence of shale production poses a direct challenge to OPEC's attempt to rebalance the global oil market while protecting its market share. At the same time, recent sales of oil held in tankers anchored off Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia could be interpreted as one of the signs that the production cut led by OPEC is starting to have the desired effect of drawing down bloated inventories.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:47

Since the 2011 overthrow of Moamer Kadhafi, Libya has lacked a national government, which has made it the main gateway for African migrants heading for the 28-member European Union on unsafe Mediterranean crossings. Merkel had told Tunisia she wanted to speed up repatriation of failed asylum-seekers after Islamic State supporter Anis Amri drove a truck through the market in December.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:47

The threat was issued by RSS pramukh of Ujjain Dr Kundan Chandravat at a public meeting organised in Ujjain as part of nationwide protests against the killing of Sangh workers in Kerala. CPI leader and Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar said the comments were reminiscent of those made by Godse. "We have always followed the policy of engaging in democratic forms of protests".

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:43

The mention that the strikes were done in partnership with Hadi's government is notable because he had withdrawn permission for the United States to conduct Special Operations ground missions, a decision prompted by anger at the civilian casualties incurred in the January raid.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:43

The Congress got more jolts as Parliamentary Secretary V Valte, lone tribal woman MLA Nemcha Kipgen and some other prominent lawmakers, who had been ministers for a long time, quit the party and crossed over to the BJP. In order to reach out to the masses fed up with the politics of economic blockade, the TMC embarked on publicising various welfare schemes, it meant to launch if it has the leverage in government formation, which had handed the party rich dividends in the last Bengal Assembly ...

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:45

No evidence of ties between Salman and the Islamic State have been found. During the June 12 attack, Mateen pledged allegiance to ISIS during a phone call with hostage negotiators before he was fatally shot by police. Swift wrote in a motion for her release that Salman is not religious at all and that her connection to the crime was only through "her tragic marriage" to Mateen.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:39

Pence's remark arrives after President Donald Trump omitted his campaign pledge to get Mexico to pay for the project from his address before a joint session of Congress on February 28. That explains why he wants someone else - namely Mexico - to pay for it. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto cancelled a planned visit to the White House last month over the border wall issue.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:41

Syrian and Russian forces conducted " daily air strikes " on rebel-held eastern Aleppo between July and its fall on December 22, killing hundreds and destroying hospitals, they said in their latest report. "Under no circumstances can humanitarian aid workers be targeted", underscored Commissioner Carla del Ponte, adding: "A deliberate attack against them such as the one that took place in Orum al-Kubra amounts to war crimes and those responsible must be held accountable for their actions".

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:42

This roughly works out as approximately 117m pancakes getting eaten in just one day. Or Donald Trump. He's not a dictator, although "crazed" is up for debate. You line up your ingredients- Like little soldiers- ready to douse your cake from the pan in sweet, sickly loveliness. Pour the mixes separately into the centre of a well-greased pan - this will stop the pancake sticking - and cook for an equal amount of time on each side.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:32

He tells reporters: "We hope that Russian Federation will adopt a positive attitude". "Terrorism is a priority". The Syrian regime's delegation chief, Bashar al-Jaafari, demanded at the weekend that all opposition factions present in Geneva condemn a suicide assault that killed dozens Saturday near Syria's third city of Homs.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:33

Henriquez said that injuries on the hippo's feet likely occurred when the animal attempted to defend himself. Past year 5,278 murders were recorded, for an average of 14 homicides per day. On Thursday, however, zookeepers noticed that the hippo was behaving strangely. The Ministry of Culture said in a statement that veterinarians determined Gustavito was suffering from "bruises, lacerations on the head and body, craps and abdominal pain".

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:32

The contract will make Berry the highest-paid safety in the National Football League ahead of Arizona's Tyrann Mathieu and Minnesota's Harrison Smith. When healthy, Charles is a really good player. Berry, for his part, would love to be back, too, though he admits he does not know what the future holds.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:32

The rules of Lent have changed quite a bit since it was first celebrated but the general idea is to make a sacrifice as a form of penance (repenting for your sins), to renew your faith and to prepare to celebrate. Donald Senior, president emeritus of the Catholic Theological Union based in Chicago. The priest said the use of ashes goes back to Old Testament times when sackcloth and ashes were worn as signs of penance.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:47

The revelation that the extremely powerful VX nerve agent killed Kim has boosted speculation that North Korea had dispatched a hit squad to Malaysia to kill Kim. But North Korea never signed the treaty, and it has spent decades developing a complex chemical weapons program. Kim was dead within hours of the attack, in which two women went up behind him and appeared to smear something onto his face before walking away in separate directions.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:44

Around 500 "Obama 17" posters have also been spotted across Paris featuring the Nobel Laureate's photograph and his USA campaign slogan "Yes we can" in French (" Oui on peut "). "He's Barack Obama", one of the campaign organizers told CNN . "Why not hire him as president of France?". There's only one problem: Obama is not a French citizen and therefore can not actually run (not that we're saying he would be even remotely interested).

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:46

But things did not go according to plan: Rousso - an Egyptian-born French citizen - was "mistakenly detained" by US immigration authorities, according to Richard Golsan, director of the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:42

Fox News was addressing President Trump's cryptic reference to "what happened last night" in Sweden from a few days earlier. "We have no spokesman by that name ", Marie Pisäter at the Defense Ministry told the newspaper " Dagens Nyheter ", adding that no one under the name of Nils Bildt worked there.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:44

Daesh, which is now on the defensive after losing control of eastern Mosul in Iraq to a U.S. and Iran-backed Iraqi military offensive, has claimed responsibility for several vehicle bombs in Baghdad in the capital in the past few weeks. "We're firing a lot more than we thought we would be", Ross said, as U.S. Apache helicopters roared overhead on their way to hunt ISIS positions within the city.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:47

Outbreaks of xenophobia violence were recently reported in Johannesburg and Pretoria . It emerged in Gauteng, some nationals from different African countries including Ethiopians, Somalians, Mozambicans, Malawians, Nigerians, Tanzanians, Zambians and Zimbabweans have joined forces and threatened to mobilise in the event of attacks by South Africans recurring.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:46

During his time in the United States Army, Wapner earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his service. The show became a touchpoint for pop culture. Wapner was the star of "The People's Court", which premiered in September 1981. "Instead of invented murder and mayhem, The People's Court featured unscripted, real-life grievances between plaintiffs and defendants who could be tangent-prone, inarticulate or alarmingly naive".

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:43

AISA members Kawalpreet Kaur told the Hindustan Times that several female students had complained that they were touched inappropriately during the clashes. Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas held Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh responsible for the violence and appealed to students to debate in a democratic way in case of divergence of views.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:44

In a separate incident, two suicide auto bombers struck army and paramilitary forces west of Mosul on Monday, killing and wounding a number of troops, two army officers said , with ISIL claiming responsibility for the attacks. The capture of Mosul International Airport and the adjacent Ghazlani base was seen as a major boost for the Iraqi forces in the fight for western Mosul.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:43

Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Bloomin' Brands from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating and set a $18.00 price target for the company.in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. & worldwide trademark and copyright law. Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.79%.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:46

The landlord, 51-year-old Taha Mahran , turned himself into police shortly after. Officer found the 44-year-od man unconscious with several stab wounds to his body. Zakir came to America in 1992 and studied in NY. The victim moved from Bangladesh over a decade ago and started his own real estate brokerage and was active in the community politically - though recently he had fallen on hard times.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:22

Norwegian's new routes from Providence to Belfast, Cork, Dublin , Edinburgh and Shannon are the first-ever year-round European routes for Rhode Island's largest airport. The $65 fares offered by Norwegian are for one-way tickets to Irish and United Kingdom destinations from smaller US airports located in the states of New York, Rhode Island and CT.