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by | January 16, 2017 | 00:40

A migrant ship carrying around 100 people capsized in the frigid waters off Libya on Saturday and only four survivors had been rescued after hours of searching, aid groups said. Operations to combat the thriving trade have driven the use of smaller and less seaworthy boats to cross the Mediterranean, which are harder to spot by ships patrolling as part of the EU's Operation Sophia and authorities in north Africa.

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:42

The author of the 1987 best-seller "The Art of the Deal" also has said brokering a Middle East peace agreement would be the "ultimate deal". U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is attending the gathering. Issa Kassissieh, Palestinian ambassador to the Holy See, said the new embassy was "a significant achievement for the Palestinian people, considering that the pope has taken a moral, legal and political stand through recognizing the state of Palestine".

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:43

West Ham's players shrugged off the unrest surrounding Dimitri Payet by beating Crystal Palace 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, with Andy Carroll scoring from an eye-catching bicycle kick as they snapped a three-match losing run in all competitions.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:39

On Saturday, the USA troops first arrived in the northern German port of Bremerhaven before heading toward Poland. "This is the fulfilment of a dream", said Michal Baranowski, director of the German Marshall Fund think-tank in Warsaw. Since then, the European Union, the U.S. and some other Western countries have imposed several rounds of sanctions against Russian Federation. In his election campaign, Mr Trump questioned US Nato commitments in Europe, in particular towards members who ...

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:42

It added more sanctions in 2006 for what it said was complicity in the violence in Sudan's Darfur region. As one of his last foreign policy actions, outgoing U.S. Sudan had taken steps to counter Islamic State and "other terrorist groups and has sought to prevent their movement into and through Sudan", State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement at the time.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:40

If those numbers hold, Trump's administration will move in with the lowest approval rating in modern presidential history. Forty-three percent said they don't know enough about Mrs. Even George W. Bush, just days after the divisive 2000 Florida recount ended, polled well above his margin of victory over Al Gore on the question of handling the transition, with 61 percent of Americans rating his transition period favorably just prior to his inauguration in 2001.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:31

According to the report , a civilian then got on the trooper's radio and called for help. He underwent surgery for gunshot wounds to a shoulder and arm. 12, 2017, at the scene of a rollover accident on Interstate 10 near Tonopah, Ariz. The motorist got out of his vehicle and approached, and upon hearing the officer call for help, went back to his vehicle for his gun.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:37

Food was up 0.6 percent, against predictions of a slight fall. "I am pleased with the customer response we have seen to the changes we are making in line with our plan for the business." chief executive Steve Rowe said. Rowe's strategy focuses on simplifying product ranges, improving quality and pricing, with fewer discounted products. A buoyant Christmas for M&S was in contrast with a miserable season at Next (NXT.L), its closest rival in clothes and homeware.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:35

A resident of Mathura's Sonkh area Jeet Singh has stated in his video that, "We all do duties whether it is election related, gram panchayat, VIP security, Parliament house, airport, temple, mosque but facilities provided to CRPF are inferior to the armed forces".

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:34

Martin Luther King, Jr. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is offering free admission on January 16. The day of service begins at 10 a.m. Participate in hands-on activities led by Assemble, BOOM Concepts, New Voices Pittsburgh, Reading is FUNdamental, Repair the World, Union Project, and many others.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:36

Hussen, a Somali-born rookie MP first elected in 2015, is one of several new faces in cabinet that include Quebec MP Francois-Philippe Champagne, named global trade minister, and Karina Gould of Burlington, Ont., who takes Democratic Institutions from Maryam Monsef.

by | January 10, 2017 | 00:53

The shots were fired Sunday after four fast boats approached the USA destroyer Mahan at high speed, Pentagon spokesperson Jeff Davis said . The destroyer then fired warning flares and a US Navy helicopter also dropped a smoke float before the warning shots were fired.

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:37

Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. According to local sources, the attacker is believed to have driven the auto through a gate into the market and detonated the bomb after security forces fired on the vehicle. The Islamic State, a group of Sunni jihadi militants, considers Shiite Muslims to be apostates and frequently targets members of the religious sect.

by | January 08, 2017 | 00:36

The blast comes as a fragile ceasefire is being observed across much of Syria. Saturday's blast came hours after Turkey said it had completed a fresh round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets, killing 21 fighters and destroying buildings and vehicles.

by | January 07, 2017 | 00:57

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said on MSNBC Wednesday that he wants the conference to repeal and replace Obamacare all at once, not kick replacement down the line. Last year, the majority party contrasted the 100 percent reality of an appointment by Obama to the court with the 20 percent chance of a Trump victory.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:46

Morales escaped from the privately run Wyatt Detention Facility on Saturday. "There are definitely some similarities in appearance of attempted bank robber and Morales' appearance but we have not made a definitive ID", Procopio said. The FBI said it is running down "every possible lead", working with its federal, state and local partners. Authorities confirmed that there is an intense search in the area at this time.

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:30

But when it came to his moment, his son Cal - who was tasked with holding the Bible and standing between Marshall and Ryan - chose to "dab" for the picture. "He's sneezing", Marshall says as more photos are taken. The elder Marshall did not respond to request for comment regarding terms, conditions or length of his son's grounding.

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:30

Indonesia has suspended military co-operation with Australia but insists activities will resume as soon as "technicalities" are resolved. Australia stopped joint training exercises with Indonesia's Kopassus special forces after accusations of abuses by the unit in East Timor in 1999, as the territory prepared for independence three years later.

by | January 03, 2017 | 03:06

All those that tried to climb the border wall were sent back to Morocco apart from two, authorities said, who were allowed to be taken to hospital in Ceuta . " From now on, those making such attempts will be presented before the competent judicial authorities who will decree their expulsion from the kingdom [of Morocco] or heavier penalties, according the gravity of the act ", Reuters quoted the ministry as saying in a statement.

by | January 03, 2017 | 03:02

Later, Trump dismissed tension between himself and Obama, saying they had "a very, very good talk" on Monday. "Today's call, like the others since the election, was positive and focused on continuing a smooth and effective transition", Schultz said.

by | January 02, 2017 | 00:36

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump angered China this month when he spoke to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent and cast doubt on his incoming administration's commitment to Beijing's "one China" policy. President-elect Donald Trump. And Tsai's USA transit only means to further aggravate its fury. Local media have speculated that China meant to lure away more of Taiwan's diplomatic allies, as relations between the two sides have been strained since Tsai took office in May.

by | January 02, 2017 | 00:31

Mosul, now the last Iraqi city in which ISIL still holds significant territory, is split by the Tigris River, with the east side referred to as the left bank and the west as the right. Al-Saadi said 260 of them had targeted his men. The Islamic State captured Mosul in the summer of 2014, when it swept across much of northern and central Iraq, and the group's leader declared the establishment of its self-styled caliphate from the pulpit of a Mosul mosque.

by | December 31, 2016 | 00:44

The school serves children of U.S., British, and Canadian embassy personnel and will be closed to all, U.S. officials told CNN ., adding that Russian Federation is also closing access to a U.S. Petersburg as persons ‘non-grata.” However, Putin later rejected this measure. The facilities in Maryland and NY, located in the coastal area, were used by Russian Embassy staff for recreational purposes.

by | December 30, 2016 | 01:01

The former Manchester United winger recently made an global u-turn after opting to switch nationalities and be available for the Elephants, despite being capped at senior level by England. It means that the winger, who has been capped twice by England but not in a competitive fixture, could miss up to five Palace fixtures if Ivory Coast go all the way to the final.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:35

ABOUT THE COWBOYS (12-2): The natural question among Dallas followers is whether the team will rest rookie quarterback Dak Prescott in one of the final two games and get Tony Romo on the field. "They're not going to go back and change it". "The ability to be physical enough inside the tackles and then also to get out to the perimeter and take it the distance like that, it just doesn't come along very often".

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:34

Sunday. Because of Trump's actions, political observers in Taiwan believe China is increasing pressure on the island nation, which China claims as its territory, even though the two countries have been ruled separately since the end of a civil war in 1949.

by | December 27, 2016 | 00:56

It came as a surprise to many that, in this special year the Queen reached her magnificent 90-year milestone and Prince Philip turned 95, two of their great-grandchildren Prince George, aged three, and Princess Charlotte, 18 months, will not be with them.

by | December 26, 2016 | 00:57

Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Luzon, PAGASA said; and that storm surge as high as 2.5 meters is possible over the coastal areas of Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon and Catanduanes. This is not the first typhoon to hit the disaster-prone nation on Christmas, but it is the most intense, by a considerable margin. "The highest levels of preparedness are being undertaken", she said, including stocking up designated evacuation centres with food and other provisions.

by | December 26, 2016 | 00:54

A navy formation including the Liaoning headed for the training Saturday as part of an annual training program, according to Chinese state media. The MSDF is closely monitoring the situation as there are possibilities of the Chinese naval vessels entering waters near Japan and proceed to the western Pacific Ocean.

by | December 26, 2016 | 00:52

A woman lights a candle today at the Moscow building of the well-known Russian military choir the Alexandrov Ensemble, of which 64 members were on the crashed plane. On Dec. 19, the Russian ambassador to Turkey was assassinated at an art exhibit in Ankara, with the killer yelling "don't forget Aleppo, don't forget Syria!" According to The Christian Sciene Monitor , she had previously launched her own charity fund and free medical clinic to treat Moscow's homeless people.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:51

Brady finished the day completing 17 of 27 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns. The plays that I did have in the game, I think I did pretty well. Floyd is facing six misdemeanor charges stemming from the December 12 incident during which police found him asleep behind the wheel of his auto at a Scottsdale intersection.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:48

The win came at a cost however, Robert Griffin III was taken out of the game in the fourth quarter after a wicked hit from linebacker Korey Toomer. The Browns got in range for a 49-yard field goal, which K Cody Parkey drilled to make it a 17-10 game.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:55

The federal attorney general's office has opened an investigation, saying in a statement that six separate blasts caused the destruction. An incident in a Veracruz market killed 29 people in 2002, and a 1999 explosion from illegally stored fireworks killed 63 people in Celaya.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:47

The queen has been patron of the All England Club since 1952, and last made an appearance at the Wimbledon tournament in 2010. They include charities like the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) and Save the Children UK, plus academic groups like the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Geographic Society, as well as sporting bodies including the Rugby Football Union and the Lawn Tennis Association.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:36

The Philippines had been slated for another aid package after its previous five-year, $434m poverty reduction program was successfully completed in May under Duterte's predecessor, Benigno Aquino III. Earlier this month, Donald Trump wished Duterte well in his anti-drug campaign and said that Duterte was going about it in "the right way", before inviting Duterte to the White House.