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by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 22:57

The extension of martial law is an admission of incompetence and a power grab by a "murderous, corrupt and increasingly" isolated government, an opposition group said on Wednesday, hours after the Philippine Congress granted President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2018.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 21:22

Saudi Arabia's Islamic clerical establishment and conservative Saudis have typically frowned upon non-religious forms of entertainment such as cinema and music. A commission chaired by Alawwad will announce details of licensing and regulations over the next few weeks, the government said. However, the initial decision to allow commercial licenses is a massive step forward for Saudi film lovers, and could potentially allow more Saudi filmmakers a chance to flourish-as well as inspire ...

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 20:57

Regarded as one of the greatest cyclists of all time, Froome has been on a shortlist of favorites to win this month's BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for the first time. In Petacchi's case, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) found the Italian rider had not meant to cheat but that he had not exercised "utmost caution" in the use of his asthma treatment.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 20:31

A pipe bomb that was strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person on the platform at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 19:54

It would override clause 9 in the EU Withdrawal Bill, stopping that enactment until Parliament has voted in favour of a separate Bill, which could be amended, perhaps to keep the United Kingdom in the EU single market and customs union. "The decision MPs make today will determine whether or not the United Kingdom goes down the path of a Brexit that respects parliamentary democracy".

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 18:25

Her title was formally communications director for the Office of Public Liaison, earning her $179,700 per year. Asked about Manigault Newman's departure, Sanders issued a brief statement reading "Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned yesterday to pursue other opportunities".

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 17:56

The announcement prompted harsh global warnings that it would bring more chaos to the Middle East region. Rouhani added that his country is willing to cooperate with other Muslim countries in order to protect the rights of the Palestinians.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 16:14

The Non-governmental Organisation in a report said European countries, "particularly Italy" have pursued and supported several polices aimed at making it more hard for migrants to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. "So far in 2017, 19,452 people have been intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guard, taken back to Libya and immediately transferred to detention centres where torture is rife".

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 15:51

Zuma was also for the second time on Wednesday ordered to pay costs in his personal capacity. Madonsela said chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng should set up the inquiry, rather than Zuma, as the president had a conflict of interests. His predecessor, Mxolisi Nxasana, irregularly accepted Zuma's proposition of a R17,8-million golden handshake (the court stopped short of labelling it a bribe) to leave his position as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 14:14

The move will provide temporary relief to crores of bank account holders who had not linked their bank accounts with Aadhaar. It gave no reasons for the change. "Every reporting entity shall at the time of commencement of an account-based relationship identify its clients, verify their identity and obtain information on the objective and intended nature of the business relationship", an excerpt from PMLA read in CNN-News18 report.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 14:04

A window fell out of a United States helicopter and landed in a school sports ground in southern Japan in an incident likely to fuel tensions between military and residents. "It's outrageous this happened again", Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga told reporters angrily. Brig. Gen. Paul Rock, who oversees Marine Corps installations in the Pacific region, said later Wednesday that all CH-53 helicopters at the Futenma base have been grounded for safety checks when he visited the prefectural ...

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 13:20

They handcuffed the girl and put her in the back of a police vehicle. About 20 people spoke before the commission Tuesday, Dec. 12, about the girl's treatment, hours after the Grand Rapids Police Department released a gut-wrenching body camera video from the incident that showed Honestie screaming in terror as she was handcuffed.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 13:14

AI research has the power to increase developments in self-driving vehicles and automated factories, translation products, and facial recognition software, among others. Li, formerly the director of Stanford University's Artificial Intelligence Lab, was a high-profile arrival when she joined Google one year ago. For now, the centre is focusing on making use of Chinese talent.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 12:28

He also wanted to know Congress's stand on triple talaq. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, said, " 13th December, 2001. The two leaders met outside parliament before entering the house for a tribute to the nine who were killed in the attack. Modi said Aiyar and other Congress leaders held secret talks with the Pakistani envoy in Delhi.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 12:25

The gruesome murder, captured on local CCTV cameras, had shocked the nation. Of the six found guilty by the court, Kausalya's father, who had been listed as the main accused, has been sentenced to death. But Kausalya who heard the landmark verdict has said that she is against capital punishment. Kausalya has welcomed the death sentence and said she could appeal against the acquittals.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 12:04

Feltman described his visit as "constructive and productive" and said the North Koreans agreed to continue a dialogue. "They listened seriously to our arguments. Feltman emphasized the need for the full implementation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and that the global community was committed to achieving a peaceful solution.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 11:44

A status yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick, with gusts of up to 85 km/h expected in the affected counties. Up to 10cm of snow fell in may parts of the country over the weekend and temperatures got down to a chilly minus eight. Forecasters say there will be scattered heavy thundery showers, while rain will occasionally turn to sleet and possibly snow.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 10:48

The Centre, in its affidavit, had said the prayer sought by the petitioner seeking life-time bar on convicted lawmakers was not maintainable and the plea should be dismissed. The PIL sought directions to the Centre and the Election Commission to frame guidelines to decriminalise the electoral system and ensure inner-party democracy as proposed by the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (NCRWC).

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 10:17

He received pain management treatment for his elbow the form of a platelet-rich plasma shot in October, and there's no reason that he shouldn't be able to "continue full baseball participation with sufficient elbow care program", per the report distributed to teams.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 10:05

During the night, early on December 13, a stronger quake of magnitude 6.0 struck the same area, the survey said. There have been no reports of deaths or injuries from that quake. In 1990, a 7.4-magnitude quake in northern Iran killed 40,000 people, injured 300,000 and left half a million homeless, reducing dozens of towns and almost 2,000 villages to rubble.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 10:08

Dozens of Arab Israelis had on Saturday night blocked the Wadi Ara intersection in northern Israel, police said, throwing stones at vehicles and burning tyres in protest over Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Haley suggested that fears of unrest over the Trump decision are overblown. "As part of a final agreement, they must be part of Ramallah", while Israel would annex settlement blocs in the occupied West Bank.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 10:05

Heavy snowfall has swept away Army's high altitudes posts along the LoC. The army has begun rescue operations and pressed specialised teams into operation. Jammu and Kashmir police have tweeted multiple pictures since morning showing its personnel braving the snow and helping commuters on the streets. Hussain also directed the Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Gurez to take all precautionary measures in coordination with the concerned departments for the safety of the general public.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 09:59

The comedian tweeted: "Today we welcomed a lovely baby daughter into the world". 'Both she and her mother are doing great. "We can't stop smiling", Corden wrote on Twitter. At the end of the set, Harry Styles plants a big wet kiss on James Corden to which he replies: "Wow!" "In fact, I was just at the hospital before I came to fill in, and she looks a lot like James , mainly because James looks like a giant baby".

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 09:50

Media in South Korea had previously reported that Chinese authorities had either banned Chinese tourist travel to South Korea or reduced the volume of such trade, with effect from autumn previous year - including to the casino holiday island of Jeju.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 08:41

More than 10,000 people have been killed since Saudi Arabia and its allies joined the government's fight against the Houthis in 2015, triggering what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis . On Sunday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a renewed push to end the "stupid war" in Yemen , saying he hoped the Trump administration could pressure Saudi Arabia to ease the humanitarian crisis there.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 07:26

Peter Strzok, a former counter-intelligence agent, was "immediately" ousted by special counsel Robert Mueller , who heads the Russian Federation investigation, upon discovering the texts in July, according to Politico and USA Today . After the election, Page and Strzok expressed outrage over the announcement of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. Strzok and Page appear to cover the political waterfront with explicit commentary that spared neither candidates nor voters.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 07:22

With the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee in the early hours of the morning, KALW News Director Ben Trefny reprises the story and clips from a conversation with the mayor during his re-election campaign. San Francisco Sheriff's Department says they will "miss his positive vision". "Ed was an excellent mayor of a great but sometimes challenging city", wrote US Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, herself a former mayor of San Francisco .

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 06:25

Speaking at the Atlantic Council policy forum, Mr Tillerson said that the U.S. "simply can not accept a nuclear armed North Korea". "If they keep going, they can cross a point in which there is nothing left for us in the diplomatic community.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 06:22

Asked whether he was sorry about deserting, Jenkins said: "Of course I am". Jenkins said the he was in a virtual prison during the first eight years in North Korea, living in a small room with other three other USA defectors and forced to learn the works of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung, NPR said.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 06:08

New York Times reporter Alex Burns posted a series of tweets on those "extraordinarily unsuccessful series of choices" Monday night, laying out all the moves that led to a situation in which Democratic nominee Doug Jones could find himself Alabama's next senator-elect by Tuesday night.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 04:17

A photo (courtesy, Slash Leaks ) of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3's back panel has surfaced online shedding light on the device's design language. It is to be noted that the leaked image could be a possible prototype design for the Mi Mix 3 and as it is quite early in the development stage, the design could change completely later.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 04:08

In the presence of concrete evidence against him, the court also found him not guilty of destruction of evidence under Section 201 of IPC. The session's court will pronounce the quantum of sentence to 23-year-old Islam on Wednesday. The Kerala Police had questioned about 2,000 people in this case and some 20 of them were subjected to DNA tests. The police later zeroed in on Islam.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 04:01

Weather conditions during this period will likely lead to snow-covered, slippery roads, especially in more rural areas. There's the potential for more lake-effect bands in the area, with multiple models converging on the possibility of one heavier band lining up along western portions of the lakeshore, extending into Lorain and Medina counties, pointing southeast.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 03:36

The summit will also discuss the recent decision by the American government to shift the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Over the years, we have seen the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan taking a bold stance on matters involving Muslim Ummah including that of Palestinian.

by | Декабря 13, 2017 | 03:23

Located near Austria's eastern border with Slovakia, the Baumgarten gas hub is one of Europe's largest and most important distribution points for natural gas from Russia , Norway and other states. The blast also prompted Italy to announce a state of emergency as the flow of gas from Russian Federation to Italy was interrupted. Authorities said the explosion was triggered by a "technical cause", without providing further detail.