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by | December 25, 2017 | 14:50

He said that by 2022, when we mark 75 years of freedom, he dreams that we live in an India in which our petrol imports reduce. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, PM Modi said, the new line will make travel between Delhi and Noida faster and convenient.

by | December 25, 2017 | 14:38

Tunisia's transport ministry said in a statement that the Arab carrier would be suspended until it found a way to operate according to global law and treaties. He also said that the UAE "appreciates and respects Tunisian women", adding that "we should avoid attempts at interpretation and errors". As per local media, the women of Tunisia were banned from boarding on Emirates for many days.

by | December 24, 2017 | 00:53

Katherine Killen with the Knox County Health Department said Knox County is seeing a steady increase in flu activity, which is typical for this time of year. There have been news reports that this year's flu vaccine is only about 10 percent effective, but those reports are misleading. Monica Leyba, chief nurse executive at Christus St.

by | December 24, 2017 | 00:53

There were 60,700 more people working in Maryland in November than a year earlier, a gain of 2.2 percent. The number of jobs in the Lincoln area hit 194,143, up almost 2,000 over a year ago. Federal, state, and local governments combined shed 400 jobs. The national rate was 4.1 percent in November, unchanged from October, and down from 4.6 percent in November 2016.

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:49

Deputies with the York County Sheriff's Office say after stopping a pickup truck for drive over the center line and failing to signal, deputies noticed a strong smell of raw marijuana. Patrick Jiron was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and no drug stamp - all felonies - while his wife received a citation.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:00

Temperatures will rise to the upper 30s with temperatures impressive tomorrow in the mid to upper 40s! The Monday morning commute may be slippery in parts of the state with snow showers developing overnight and continuing during the early morning.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:00

The vote has been scheduled for Tuesday, but could be delayed further as some Republican Senators are expected to be a no-show for health and other reasons. Trump's decision countered an global consensus that Jerusalem's status should be decided in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, who claim east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:03

Israeli security forces have arrested Ahed Tamimi, 16, the Palestinian girl who was seen slapping an IDF soldier in a video , that has gone viral. Tonight, soldiers raided Nabi Saleh and arrested Ahed Tamimi. declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, constitute a threat to the people involved in them. The sixteen-year-old is a member of a famous activist family from the village of Nabi Saleh, which holds nearly weekly protests against Israeli occupation.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:49

The United States was certain to veto the Egyptian-sponsored resolution, but its Arab supporters wanted the vote to demonstrate that countries everywhere and even many US allies such as Britain, France and Japan are against Trump's action. "It is in line with previous Security Council resolutions, and we call on all parties to renew efforts in favour of a long and sustained and a sustainable peace in the Middle East".

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:49

Moving away from its free-speech stance that anything goes and users can self regulate well enough to weed out problematic tweets, Twitter this year took a more hard-line position. Twitter has also been criticized for the seemingly arbitrary way it enforces its rules and has previously said it plans to do a better job of responding to users' reports of abuse.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:08

Nazareth, the Israeli Arab city where Jesus is thought to have been raised, will celebrate Christmas as usual, its mayor said , denying the festivities would be curtailed in protest at the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | December 15, 2017 | 02:10

Since the eight day period is determined by the Hebrew calendar, it doesn't land on the exact same day each year. Public menorah lightings for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah took place around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas on Tuesday night, signaling the start of the 8-day long holiday.

by | December 13, 2017 | 05:06

The second Alberta clipper could produce another few inches of snow across the region overnight Wednesday through dawn Thursday. Forecasters expect 2-4 inches of the white stuff. It's blustery, windy and cold out there, and the Lake Erie waves are churning! Following a heavy coating of snow last night and early this morning, we brace for the next wave of snowfall, this time coming off of Lake Ontario.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:01

In response, the IDF struck Hamas targets in northern Gaza. The incident comes amid ongoing protests in the occupied West Bank, occupied East Jerusalem and besieged Gaza over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

by | December 11, 2017 | 01:53

On the other side, Moore's detractors took to social media to assert, erroneously, that Moore had written in a 2011 textbook that women shouldn't hold elected office. "This campaign has the wind at its back because we are bringing people together from all across this state", Jones said after a meeting at Brown Chapel A.M.E.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:38

He was speaking a day after activists and reformist lawmakers managed to derail parliamentary consideration of a bill - authored by lawmakers from Poroshenko's party and that of former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk - that would see the head of Ukraine's National Anticorruption Bureau (NABU) removed.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:40

State media also said Feltman visited a Pyongyang maternity hospital and a "disease prevention" facility, but left out mention of details around his meeting with foreign ministry officials. North Korea's official news agency on Wednesday quoted an unnamed Foreign Ministry spokesman strongly criticizing senior USA administration officials' "bellicose remarks" and the ongoing military exercises.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:52

Pizza Hut is thinking outside of the pizza box in an effort to boost sales. The company will add wine soon, but has yet to decide if it will deliver bottles or glasses. Bourgeois added that Pizza Hut stores will need a license to distribute alcohol and delivery drivers must be 21 or older to deliver the goods. The inclusion of alcohol may help the pizza chain in its competition with others like Papa John's or Domino's, which only offer water and soft drinks for delivery.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:50

Share this article: A firefighter uses a fire hose on a past blaze. A fast-moving wildfire broke out near California's 405 Freeway Wednesday morning, rampaging through the area and causing evacuations in surrounding towns. Some 1,000 firefighters battled to save homes, with one suffering a minor injury, Welsbie said. California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, freeing state funds and resources to assist firefighters.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:50

He has since led the Mustangs from two wins to five wins to a shot at seven wins this year. Morris' name has been associated with the opening since before former head coach Bret Bielema was hired, the day after Bielema was sacked and throughout the search.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:36

His tweet has been retweeted more than 147,000 times, including by the Words With Friends account, which replied: 'We can't get enough of this! Still, while they may be all smiles in person, it sounds as though their games are fairly intense, with Spencer showing no signs of going easy on his pal despite being more than six decades her junior.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:33

United States investigators are said to be demanding information on dealings linked to Mr Trump as part of an investigation into alleged Russian influence in the United States presidential election, according to Handelsblatt and Reuters.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:34

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific said that one of its air crews spotted what they believed to be the missile fired by North Korea last week, as they flew between the southern Chinese city and the United States. After the North launched dozens of rockets and ballistic missiles that year, South Korea complained to the United Nations Security Council and worldwide aviation and maritime organizations about the lack of warning.

by | December 05, 2017 | 01:59

At around midday, the pound hit a day's high of 1.3523 against the dollar after news emerged that Westminster will concede on European Union trade rules for Northern Ireland. Ireland's deputy premier and foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney said the Dublin government's concerns over the post-Brexit border were set to be addressed fully.

by | December 04, 2017 | 00:55

Strzok was reportedly reassigned this past summer from the Mueller investigation to the FBI's human resources department, according to The Times . The people briefed on the case said the transfer followed the discovery of text messages in which Strzok and a colleague reacted to news events, such as presidential debates, in ways that could appear anti-Trump.

by | December 04, 2017 | 00:54

The comments came ahead of a joint US-South Korean military drill, scheduled to begin Monday. A 2.5-magnitude quake has been detected in North Korea near where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, Seoul's weather agency said. A United States official said Saturday technical analysis of that missile's flight is ongoing but the "the North Koreans had problems with re-entry".

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:45

Appeals judges upheld his 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims during the war in the Balkans in the 1990s, prompting Praljak to stand up and address the court in The Hague , Netherlands. Praljak was charged with ordering the destruction of Mostar's 16th-century bridge in November 1993, which judges said "caused disproportionate damage to the Muslim civilian population".

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:39

The dancers echoed the first themed Christmas at the White House, Jacqueline Kennedy's "Nutcracker Suite" in 1961. The first lady unveiled the decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday, while welcoming children of military families to the residence.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:20

The ouster of Mr. Tillerson would end a turbulent reign at the State Department for the former Exxon Mobil chief executive, who has been largely marginalized over the past year. Tom Cotton , R-Arkansas, could present a wrinkle in the strategy. Axios's Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan reported last month that Pompeo's stock was rising in the White House and that he was a leading contender to replace Tillerson.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:13

Speedway officials said there were no initial reports of damage on the track's grounds, but that a more comprehensive survey was planned once daylight returned Friday. "It felt like I was going up and down and the building was going up and down", he said. Carberry, who is from the West Coast, said she told co-workers, "I'm pretty sure this is an natural disaster".

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:03

Oregon State University notes in a recent email that higher prices can be expected this year for live trees. The Capitol Market has several different groups selling fresh cut Christmas trees as well as wreaths and other items. Schmitt says he knew there was going to be a shortage this year and that is why he ordered early. There aren't any good statistics on how many Christmas tree farmers have turned to cannabis.

by | November 26, 2017 | 00:59

DPS said Black, of Lindale, Texas, fled the scene in a auto and was spotted about three hours later more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Fairfield, in Waller County. The trooper died in his vehicle after the suspect fired multiple times with a rifle, the state's department of public safety said. The police dog responsible for finding the suspect in the fatal Thanksgiving Day shooting of a Texas state trooper is being honored in social media posts across the state.

by | November 25, 2017 | 00:53

A day after a Pakistan court ordered release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest, India expressed "outrage" and said his release confirms "lack of seriousness" on the part of Pakistan's government in bringing to justice perpetrators of heinous acts of terrorism and is an attempt to "mainstream proscribed terrorists".

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:02

If you or anyone in your vehicle is not wearing their seat belt, they are at a much greater risk of being killed. "Make the plan of how you're going to get home an important part of that event ". Troopers want to reduce that number to zero this year. The Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop H will have extra troopers on the roadway through the whole weekend, but there will be officers on Interstate 35 every 20 miles on Wednesday as well as Sunday.

by | November 23, 2017 | 00:27

Its Mayak facility, where an explosion in 1957 contaminated a swath of central Russian Federation, told state news agency RIA Novosti it had not processed nuclear fuel with ruthenium-106 this year. Involvement in fact the release of risky chemical element ruthenium in the Chelyabinsk region, employees of the enterprise "Mayak" denies, despite the fact that many worldwide and domestic structures indicates that this enterprise is a source of the spread of radiation contamination.