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by | October 24, 2016 | 00:37

He said another member of the crew died in the hijacking and two died of illness in captivity. "There is fighting in Galkayo so it is very risky at the moment, they are exchanging artillery tonight. There have been no further details on the identities of the released hostages. Once extracted, the sailors - from China, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan - will be flown to the Kenyan capital on Saturday.

by | October 23, 2016 | 01:15

You have to clean". One set of options includes direct United States military action such as air strikes on Syrian military bases, munitions depots or radar and anti-aircraft bases. Some lawmakers have recently called for Britain to impose a no-fly zone in Syria to prevent Russian and Syrian forces bombing Aleppo . Near Damascus, more than 1,200 people including rebel fighters and their families were bussed out of the towns of Qudsaya and al-Haamah on Thursday under a local deal with ...

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:11

The crowd interjected chants of "lock her up" as Pence maligned Clinton for her email controversy, her role in Benghazi and her foreign and trade policies. "We will lower biz taxes so companies in mi can grow again", Pence said. "I do have to tell you, in the midst of the avalanche of evidence of political favoritism and outright corruption and deceit that's flowing out of the Clinton years in the midst of the willful ignorance of the national media about all of that and in the midst of ...

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:09

But, for now, school, showers, bathrooms, locker rooms, and sleepovers will be limited to girls and boys in separate facilities. Walnut Springs Elementary School's decision to allow a transgender student, born a boy, to use girls' bathrooms sparked contentious debate during a Monday night meeting of the Dripping Springs School Board.

by | October 22, 2016 | 06:09

At least eight militants were killed, either by blowing themselves up or in clashes with the security forces, the security sources said. Islamic State has launched a major attack on the city of Kirkuk as Iraqi and Kurdish forces pursued operations to seize territory around Mosul in preparation for an offensive on the jihadists' last major stronghold in Iraq.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:42

She added: "Mr Corbyn's election means that, at both Holyrood and Westminster, Labour is simply incapable of providing a strong opposition to anybody apart from itself". However, supporters of Mr Corbyn said they would prefer the party to be more like Occupy than New Labour 47% to 35%. My Corbyn won the leadership contest with 61.8% of vote, calling for party unity after defeating challenger Owen Smith.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:36

Bethea, one of the roughly 500,000 people affected by the mandatory order, returned home five days later - on the day of the deadline. Despite the fact that thousands were in Bethea's position, state officials did not grant an extension following the storm, according to the lawsuit.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:35

Hampton said federal investigators, representing the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, also have been assisting local officers in gathering video from nearby businesses, as well as other material. The mayor said he wasn't aware of any surveillance footage from the immediate vicinity, and the office sits where there wouldn't normally be foot traffic late at night - in a decades-old retail complex that backs up to a wooded area and is set back from a main road.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:33

But the JNU Students' Union President Mohit Pandey denounced all claims of keeping officials as hostages and said, "We are only lying outside the building, if anyone wants he can go out over our bodies". "But we are really concerned about his safety and is constantly in touch with the police providing them whatever information required". "They (protesters) have stooped very low that they are indulging in such cheap politics".

by | October 20, 2016 | 05:49

On the east side of the river, the army forces also cleared several villages while moving to the IS-held town of Hamdaniyah, some 40 km southeast of Mosul , the source said. Their advance on Mosul comes over two years after the city was seized by ISIS in a major coup that enabled the extremist group to announce a self-proclaimed caliphate spanning Iraq and Syria.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:49

The group of friends also photographed the same clown sitting down in the auto park, at a different location of the Rec. The Verge reports that, "a man in Kentucky was arrested for dressing up as a clown and hiding in the woods ". "Just tell your kids this is just a small group the police are looking after it they are going to make it go away". '"We're full of people that love children, bring smiles and want to help people laugh and bring comic relief", he said.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:45

Lt. Col. Fariq Hama Faraj said he and his men celebrated their victory the day before and have since received orders that they will not advance any further in the Mosul fight. With attacking forces still between 20 and 50 km (12-30 miles) away, residents reached by telephone said more than 100 families had started moving from southern and eastern suburbs most exposed to the offensive to more central parts of the city.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:43

The girl, also now aged 15, is found guilty of murder after jurors reject evidence that she was mentally ill at the time of the killings. They are thought to be Britain's youngest ever couple to be convicted of murder . The jury at Nottingham Crown Court unanimously returned guilty verdicts following a two-week trial concluding on Tuesday, October 18. "She was not suffering from an adjustment disorder or a depressive illness at the time of the killings".

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:43

Debbie Stabenow and Sen. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was also under consideration among other elected officials. Senator Chris Murphy speaks at a Hillary Clinton campaign rally at the Harvey Hubbell gymnasium at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:42

Police reports indicate at least 20 people were killed and almost 50 injured after a fire broke out at an east Indian hospital Monday night, according to the Times of India . The Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Orissa, accused the Sum Hospital authorities of "wilful negligence, poor patient management and poor evacuation of patients".

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:41

A statement by family member Babak Namazi expressed "utter shock and dismay" at the news. Iran has sentenced Siamak Namazi, a U.S. Iranian authorities have held Siamak Namazi since October 2015, while his 80-year-old father, Baquer Namazi, was arrested in February.

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:07

Vice President Joe Biden also stoked speculation with an interview on NBC in which he declared that "we're sending a message" to the Russian leadership. Needless to say, all these accusations hold no water, especially given that it is Russian Federation which is doing its best to prevent the death of innocent civilians in Aleppo, something that comes amid Moscow's efforts to launch negotiations on achieving peace in the region, Lepekhin said.

by | October 18, 2016 | 01:00

Alderweireld was carried off during Tottenham's 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, clutching his knee after landing awkwardly in the second half. Kevin Wimmer is out of favour and more comfortable in Jan Vertonghen's left side of central defence while Pochettino admitted it would be "difficult" to throw 18-year-old Cameron Carter-Vickers into such a high-pressure situation.

by | October 17, 2016 | 07:11

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said Thursday Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn had asked for time to mourn his father with the public before being enthroned. The public will be allowed to pay their last respects to the late king inside the Grand Palace from October 28, the prime minister added. Analysts say the question of succession is important because the late king had been the unifying glue that had held Thailand's often fractious politics together, and diffused tensions during crises ...

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:45

Thousands of WikiLeaks documents the US government says were obtained by Russian hackers have given voters an uncensored view of Mrs Clinton's top advisors, their relationship with journalists, and candid opinions of specific constituencies.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:44

China has reservations over India's NSG membership. China recently extended by six months its technical hold it had put in April. Even as the Narendra Modi government warmed up to the USA to balance the increasing assertiveness of China in the region, it crucially left drift the relationship with its all-weather friend Russian Federation.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:43

That decision caused oil prices to rebound. Additionally, there was growing uncertainty today that non-OPEC member Russian Federation would cut its production, MarketWatch reports. OPEC crude output increased to a record 33.64 mb/d in September as Iraq reported all-time-high oil production and Libya reopened major exporting ports.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:41

Trump said the stories were attacks orchestrated by the "Clinton machine" and its media allies and he said that he was facing the "single greatest pile on in history" because he represented an "existential threat" to the political establishment.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:39

New Delhi said it would also buy surface-to-air missile systems and stealth frigates from Moscow . The defence pacts will also deepen military ties between the two countries that date back to the Soviet era, when India entirely depended on Moscow to equip its armed forces.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:38

He denied the allegations that he kissed and groped several women without their consent - actions that he had bragged about being able to do in a 2005 tape - and arguing that if just a sliver of voters believe those allegations, he will lose the election.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:38

The New York Times reported yesterday that Pershmerga soldiers fighting the Islamic State in northern Iraq shot down a drone last week that exploded and killed two of them as they were examining it. According to Dorrian, Daesh is flying drones over US - and Iraqi-controlled bases but he said most are for surveillance rather than engaging in a "sort of Trojan Horse-style attack".

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:32

Mr Modi said current volume of trade and investment between the two countries is very low and needs to be increased in areas like mining and hydrocarbon. "Both India and China have been victims of terrorism which was a scourge afflicting the entire region", Indian Ambassador to China Vijay Gokhale quoted Modi as saying while referring to terror incidents in Afghanistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:23

The leader of the Scottish National Party says an Independence Referendum Bill would be published next week. But while Scotland's First Minister opened the SNP's party conference by announcing a draft independence referendum bill, she closed it with a unifying message.

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:34

Labour Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reminded the PM she previously warned leaving the single market posed risks to the United Kingdom, as he criticised Mrs May for pursuing a "shambolic Tory Brexit" to appease her backbenchers.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:25

SP City Police Station Shaikh Zubair said that the cook of the deceased informed the law enforcement personnel of the death. The pistol was found near Giners body, police said, suggesting that it may have been a case of suicide.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:20

Albakr was "quiet and calm, there was no indication of emotional issues", said Rolf Jacob, who heads the prison service in the eastern city of Leipzig , adding that the suspect had been checked on a couple of times an hour. During the Saturday raid, Soraya reports the police saw al-Bakr fleeing. The Saxony justice ministry is expected to give a press conference later Thursday.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:17

Egypt's military announced on Wednesday it will host Russian troops for war games along the Mediterranean coast, the latest step in the two countries' rapprochement and another sign of Moscow flexing its muscles in the Middle East. "Our parliament could offer a lot of things to Egypt; we have crude oil that meets Egypt's needs". Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, is moving closer to Turkey, which Egypt accuses of backing Islamic militants seeking to topple the Cairo government.

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:48

As Iraqi forces have moved to encircle Mosul, the country's second-largest city, the Iraqi leadership has promised that IS will soon be pushed from the city that it has firmly held for more than two years. "The Turkish military will enter Mosul". Iraq's Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a decision by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to scrap three vice-president positions, weakening his political standing by overruling one of his most important measures to streamline the government.

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:48

That's a total of 26.1 million viewers on the major cable news nets alone. "I got a chance to say a few things about what I want to do if I'm so fortunate enough to be elected as your president". One important dissenting note, though: The LA Times daily tracking poll has Trump gaining slightly on Clinton since the morning of the day of the debate.

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:41

The US benchmark for crude oil, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was up 2.75% at $51.18 per barrel, while the global benchmark for crude oil, Brent Crude was up 1.98% at $52.96 per barrel. "In the current situation, we think that a freeze or even a cut in oil production is probably the only proper decision to preserve stability in the global energy market", he said.