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by | April 28, 2017 | 00:37

Soybean plantings were 1 percent. Winter wheat condition - 54 percent good to excellent, 37 percent fair and 9 percent poor or very poor with 33 percent jointed. Winter wheat headed reached 28%. "The state continued to receive some rain, with eastern counties receiving 1 to 2 in". Local subsoil moisture was one percent very short, 10 percent short, 88 percent adequate and one percent surplus.

by | April 28, 2017 | 00:23

HORSLEY: What's not yet clear is whether the newly announced lumber tariffs are an isolated action or the first plank in a new wall of trade protectionism. The U.S. trade deficit in goods with Canada was just $11 billion a year ago - a fraction of America's $347 billion trade gap in goods with China. Ottawa has condemned the USA administration's move, calling it unfair and baseless.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:02

In mock disgust, Harry said: 'God no. OUCH. It turns out that Hazza wants to ask James a big favour as he hopes to crash out in the Late Late Show studio. This isn't AirBnb, you're gonna have to pitch in'. James replied: 'You're welcome to stay here for a week but there are rules. So that's that - until they start playfully arguing over who should hang up first! Why this is happening we don't know, maybe to help promote his album that will come out the week before.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:45

The Kerala Assembly witnessed pandemonium today morning as the Opposition staged protest inside the Assembly hall demanding the resignation of Minister M.M. Some vested interests have blown it out of proportion to make political capital out of it. "There is no question of me going to Munnar and apologising before the protesting women".

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:43

All five of these companies report earnings over the next week or so, meaning this strong growth may continue if they can meet or beat analyst's expectations for the last quarter. Amazon, Google's Alphabet and Intel Corp. are scheduled to report Thursday. Today's Nasdaq looks different than it did then. Even though Trump-related market euphoria has cooled a bit over the past month owing to his political setbacks, the Nasdaq has shown the steadiest performance compared with the other ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:38

Kashmir's colleges had reopened for the first time this morning since the Valley-wide campus protests of April 17 against a security crackdown on a Pulwama college that had left over 50 students injured two days earlier. Refusing to join classes, the students came out on the roads to block traffic on the busy road. Students begun pelting stones on police and in retaliation forces fired teargas and sound shells to quell the protesting students.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:10

Akilov was brought into the court in handcuffs and amid beefed security. Police in Sweden's capital confirmed that a man had been arrested "on suspicion of a terrorist crime through murder" after the attack on Friday afternoon, in which a lorry was driven down a pedestrianised street in the capital before crashing into a department store.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:04

But weakness in crude prices has developed over the past two months on growing concerns about President Donald Trump's legislative push, the viability of OPEC's supply freeze agreement signed late previous year (with participation by non-OPEC producers like Russia) and evidence of building supply-demand imbalance with inventories bloated and US shale output ramping up .

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:50

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office said she planned to file an emergency request with the state Supreme Court to vacate Griffen's order, saying Griffen shouldn't handle the case. "None of the claims asserted by McKesson, nor any statute or common-law theory, support McKesson's apparent belief that a person who purchases a product must use that product in a certain way as dictated by the seller after the transaction or return the product on demand by the seller", Rutledge said.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:48

Greek coast guard vessels take part in an operation after an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank and at least 15 people drowned, on the island of Lesbos, Greece April 24, 2017. The United Nation refugee agency UNHCR said the number of dead was at least 12. Lesbos was the main gateway into the European Union in 2015 for almost a million Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who crossed from Turkey.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:18

Trump said the tax reform package will be introduced on "Wednesday or shortly thereafter", just before his 100th day in office. Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist said this week that he's confident that tax reform will be passed despite recent delays.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:16

The warning came as the country celebrates the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung, its founding father, and displayed what appear to be new submarine-based and long-range missiles in a huge military parade. Beijing's decision earlier this year to cut off coal imports from North Korea also are being seen as a hopeful sign. In his annual New Year's address, Kim said that the country's preparations for an inter-continental ballistic missile launch have "reached the final stage".

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:08

Egyptian President Abdel el-Sissi received a king's welcome when he landed in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, Sunday to boost bilateral relations after months of tension. King Salman in his decree also fired his civil service minister Khaled al-Araj, information minister Adel al-Turaifi and technology minister Mohammed al-Suwaiyel.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:07

Speaking in a video message taped for the meeting of the World Jewish Congress, President Donald Trump noted the murder of six million Jews during the Holocaust, correcting his administration's omission of that fact from a International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement issued in his name earlier in the year.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:58

He said Filipino pilots always reply that they are flying over Philippine territory, after they were warned by Chinese personnel that they were entering the periphery of Chinese installations and told to avoid miscalculation. "Our strategic direction is to emphasize our economic relations (with China) and transcend matters and issues between us", Arroyo said. The South China Sea islands are part of Republic of China (Taiwan) territory, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 02:12

Speaking at an election campaign event in the West Midlands, the Prime Minister said voters faced a choice in the General Election between "lower taxes under the Conservatives or higher taxes under Labour". That's the choice: "lower taxes under the Conservatives or higher taxes under Labour". The CIOT is urging the Government to drop the majority of the current Bill and keep only those measures essential to maintain the Government's revenue raising capacity, such as renewing the provision ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 02:07

The AAP made an impressive debut in the MCD bypoll a year ago on 13 seats, where it had won five seats, followed by the Congress which won four and BJP won three seats. All three major parties, the BJP, the Congress and the AAP, are going all-out in the poster wars to woo voters, mixing political attack with a dash of humour.

by | April 23, 2017 | 02:05

While many delegations have come since the lifting of sanctions, "people are not seeing a huge elevation for Iran in terms of the economy or its place on the global stage", she said. The large list of potentials will be whittled down by the Guardian Council and final selection based on political and Islamic qualifications announced on April 27, ahead of the ballot in May 19.

by | April 23, 2017 | 01:24

The Russian military aircraft were monitored by the Canadian jets on Thursday, although the Russian jets have never entered the airspace of the United Sates or Canada acting "professionally and safely", NORAD's spokeswoman Maj. One of the bombers skidded off a runway on June 8, 2015, and caught fire, killing a crew member and injuring several more. The high frequency of Russian approaches this week has alarmed US pundits.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:50

Police released a photo of Masood on Friday and made two " significant " arrests during raids across England. He was athletic and popular in high school, known as someone who liked to party, according to Stuart Knight, a former classmate who said the young man was one of only two black students in the school of 600.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:39

Uzbeki was considered an associate of Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakr. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, was killed during the ground assault near Mayadin, Syria, on April 6, said Colonel John Thomas, a spokesman for the USA military's Central Command.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:34

Per Melissa Eddy of the New York Times , Sergej has been charged with attempted murder, inflicting serious bodily harm and carrying out an explosion. German prosecutors say the 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attacking the Borussia Dortmund team bus had taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the clubs' stock by purchasing financial derivatives.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:32

Continuing claims, a reading on the number of people receiving ongoing unemployment assistance, also dropped by 49,000 to 1.979 million in the week ended April 8th. The less volatile four-week average fell to 243,000, down 4,250 from the week before. "At the average monthly rate of improvement over the past two years, labor market conditions would return to the 2000 peak in about 18 months", added Barclays.

by | April 21, 2017 | 22:56

Hijazi was released from jail on Tuesday. The Egyptian president spoke with Mattis at the Pentagon during his visit to Washington early April, which was aimed at increasing USA military support to Egypt, according to Egyptian media.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:16

He said he wanted no confrontation with others to ensure it doesn't weaken the party and insisted "I will never go against" the AIADMK. Terming the sudden rebellion by his partymen as a decision born out of fear, Dinakaran told reporters "they developed cold feet in the last few days".

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:11

Missiles appeared to be the main theme of a giant military parade, with Kim Il-Sung's grandson, leader Kim Jong-Un, taking time to greet the commander of the Strategic Forces, the branch that oversees the missile arsenal. He arrived in South Korea shortly after a failed missile launch by the North that surrounded the birth anniversary of North Korea's late founder. An official from South Korea's Defence Ministry could not immediately confirm whether any of them represented a new type of ICBM.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:12

When he learned he was wanted in the security guard killing , Muhammad chose to take out as many other white men as possible before he was caught, Dyer said . Speaking during a Press Conference , Dyer said he did not believe the murders were related to terrorism, adding that the shootings were "solely based on race".

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:07

I preach that you want to get in, serve and get out. "I may run again for public office, but not in 2018", he wrote. Chaffetz said he "made a personal decision to return to the private sector" and said he has "no ulterior motives" for walking away from Congress.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:09

Bloomberg's sources do say the display-integrated version of the scanner is proving "technically challenging", so the expected shipping delay could well be down to this, too. New components of the look will include a new type of screen, curved glass and stainless steel materials. It would thus have a screen around the same size as the current iPhone 7 Plus, but crammed into a body the size of the iPhone 7.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:06

In the video, that missile was joined by other missiles shooting into sky, passing over the Pacific and exploding in giant balls of flames in the United States. Other North Korean officials repeated the North's accusations that the current joint military exercises between the US and South Korea are an "aggressive war drill" and the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is heading for Korea in a "reckless move" that could provoke a war.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:50

I think we ought to ask them a question. Haley told CNN in an interview that Trump and his administration were shown classified information proving that Syrian President Bashar Assad had been involved in the alleged chemical attack against civilians in Syria's Idlib.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:42

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who is pressing for an independence referendum, said May was making a "huge political miscalculation" that would bolster her Scottish National Party. "I think actually it makes her look a little bit arrogant and a little bit complacent", said Liberal Democrat lawmaker Alistair Carmichael. What could have triggered this unexpected move by Mrs May, especially seeing that she had maintained all along, since taking office less than a year ago, that she ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:35

Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had decided "with reluctance" that an election was needed to secure political unity and stability as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union.Sterling jumped as high as $1.2772, its strongest since December 14 and just shy of its highest in six months, as investors viewed the election as lessening political uncertainty and making it more likely that Britain could maintain some kind of preferential access to the single ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:31

Trump was the first presidential candidate in recent history not to release his tax returns. "The only way we're ever going to get government to act is keep them on their heels and show up", said Arik Bjorn. "We are taking the gloves off to say knock off the secrecy Mr President", said Senator Ron Wyden of OR, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee.

by | April 19, 2017 | 01:50

The percentage of those who think he is a "strong and decisive leader" also took a big hit, falling from 59 per cent to 52 per cent. The survey also found decreasing beliefs among those polled that the president cares about average people and can manage the government effectively.