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by | December 19, 2017 | 15:03

Manchester United kept their faint Premier League titles hopes alive with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion, while Liverpool moved back into the top four with a 4-0 rout of Bournemouth on Sunday. Oxlade-Chamberlain quickly interjected to help Coutinho out, declaring that the No.10 is "a Liverpool player right now" and hailing him for "doing really well" in spite of constant links to Barcelona in the press.

by | December 19, 2017 | 14:37

He spoke on a conference call with reporters and said he was "deeply saddened by all that has happened today". The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said several vehicles on Interstate 5 were struck by falling train cars and multiple motorists were injured.

by | December 19, 2017 | 14:18

Saudi Arabia said on November 4 it had intercepted a ballistic missile over Riyadh's King Khaled Airport, in an attack that provoked a strong reaction from the kingdom. The first attack, which targeted Riyadh worldwide airport on November 4, triggered the tightening of a longstanding Saudi-led blockade of Yemen - already on the verge of starvation.

by | December 19, 2017 | 13:10

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has retired Zimbabwe's coup leader, General Constantino Chiwenga pending 'redeployment, ' sparking speculation that he will be one of the vice-presidents. The promotions come after the army on Monday declared an end to its 'Operation Restore Legacy, ' the codename assigned to the military intervention that ousted Mugabe.

by | December 19, 2017 | 12:54

The Aegis Ashore is already operational in Romania and the installation in Poland began 2016. Although the Japanese Constitution establishes that Japan can only have defensive military capabilities, the conservative government under Abe has pushed for its reinterpretation in order to bolster its defences.

by | December 19, 2017 | 12:26

Freezing fog is forecast overnight across some eastern parts of Wales and southern and central England. It said: Slower journey times are likely with delays possible to bus and train services. The forecaster predicted: "Temperatures will be between 5 and 7 degrees generally, but higher along the west coast and lower in areas affected by dense fog ".

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:04

British politicians and think tanks have in recent days floated ingenious proposals which would allow a post-Brexit Britain to retain numerous benefits of the single market and the customs union while shedding some of their obligations. He said: 'The prime minister has done a fantastic job moving us forward in the negotiations. That would mean the United Kingdom retains freedom of movement, the Common Fisheries Policy, and a role for the European Court of Justice for a two-year period.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:40

CNIL took particular issue with the way the data collection program was rolled out, arguing that Facebook did not accurately explain to users why their data was being collected and that users had no ability to opt out if they wanted to remain on WhatsApp.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:21

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May , publically condemned Trump's retweets and called Britain First an organization that tells "hate-filled narratives to peddle lies and stoke tensions". Twitter says any accounts that fail to abide by this rule will be permanently suspended. So long as governmental forces are "currently engaging in (or have in engaged in)" peace-making efforts, Twitter said , violent tweets , messaging and other incidents will not be held to the same standard as ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:58

Praising efforts of Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat assembly poll, Pawar said, "Gandhi's image was maligned by Bharatiya Janata Party during past three years". But he insisted EVMs can be hacked like ATMs. "EVM is a standalone machine, question of hacking doesn't arise", he said. "The EVMs from which the candidates were winning with 300 votes, after recounting the winning candidate lost by a margin of over 6,000 vote".

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:52

Mr Turnbull on Tuesday confirmed the creation of two new portfolios and brought five new faces into Cabinet, including a surprise promotion for two Queensland politicians. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten responded to the reshuffle shortly after it was announced, labelling Government "out of touch" and slamming the decision to demote Mr Chester.

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:14

Trump's announcement overturned decades of USA policy, and a longstanding global consensus, that the fate of Jerusalem be decided as a part of a peace deal between Israel and Palestinians. US President Donald Trump will reveal his new national security strategy on Monday. Israeli leaders welcomed his actions, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said having Jerusalem as Israel's capital is the "foundation of peace".

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:53

Crews fighting the enormous fire hope to take advantage of a two-day window of calmer winds before potentially risky gusts return at mid-week, according to the Associated Press (AP). The blaze that broke out two weeks ago Monday still threatens thousands of homes northwest of Los Angeles. "It's where we live". Mourners stood on freeway overpasses to pay respects to firefighter Cory Iverson, 32, who died December 14 of burns and smoke inhalation.

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:37

First Nations groups will be the only ones able to hunt grizzly bears for food, social, or ceremonial goal, or treaty rights. The spring grizzly bear hunt was scheduled to open on April 1, 2018, but the ban on hunting for resident and non-resident hunters takes effect immediately .

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:12

Thursday in a wooded area. "The biggest misconception is that the term pit bull refers to one distinct breed, when really it refers to at least four pedigreed breeds of dogs and then all these other dogs that get lumped into the category", Bronwen Dickey, who has written extensively about pit bulls, told Fresh Air's Terry Gross previous year.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:12

Assad's remarks provoked resentment and ridicule from Syrians on social networking sites, especially as they came only days after a video spread of a Russian officer physically stopping Assad from catching up with Russia's President Putin during a recent visit to Russia.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:10

Rallings called that weapon "key". According to an affidavit, Sherra Wright told police she saw him leave her home carrying money and a box of drugs on July 18, 2010. In addition to attending the same church, FOX News relayed that the duo was Facebook "friends". Rallings said police are looking at other people in the investigation.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:23

The Jerusalem decision has also drawn global condemnation, and prompted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to announce that he would not meet with Pence during the vice president's trip. Late last week, the White House moved the trip back a few days to Tuesday night , in case Pence was needed to break a Senate tie. "We ran into time constraints to get it all done before Shabbat", the official said.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:57

The NSA was unusually candid and blunt, suggesting the growing unease within Pakistani policymakers over the US President Donald Trump's apparent tilt towards India. "But the global powers have always acted unfavourable towards Pakistan's efforts, and its hard work to curtail the menace of terrorism has never been appreciated by the worldwide community", he said.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:57

Gemalto has accepted Thales' $5.43bn acquisition bid, a 57% premium over the share price Atos used in its original bid. Thales has agreed to buy Gemalto for a price of Euro 51 per share, higher than the offer by Atos of Euro 46 per share, which Gemalto rejected last week .

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:56

The first minute and a half teaser focuses on one specific scene, setting up the world of Mortal Engines without giving too much away. Mortal Engines is produced and co-written by Peter Jackson , Fran Walsh , and Philippa Boyens , the team behind the iconic Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:36

In Mississippi, about 80,000 children rely on CHIP to access health care. The authors of the Georgetown report attributed improvements in the rates of uninsured children nationwide to increased Medicaid and CHIP enrollment, with a lesser factor being families obtaining health through programs like Covered California, created through the Affordable Care Act.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:29

Ray, who signed on as major of the Bay City unit this past summer, said it was the highest bellringer budget he had seen during his time with the Salvation Army. Both incidents took place while a bell ringer took a bathroom break inside Neiman Marcus. "It always depends on how much we make as to what we can do", she said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:50

ISIL claimed two of its fighters were involved, but reports said at least five fighters launched an attack at around 10am local time. No U.S. or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation advisers were involved in the attack or the security response to it, said U.S.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:41

In a letter to Trump dated December 16 obtained by BuzzFeed News, Petersen wrote that his nomination had become a "distraction" to the administration. "I've heard of it, but again", Petersen responded, trailing off. " Petersen is Trump's third district court nominee to get derailed over a lack of qualifications", Huffington Post notes.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:25

Some very blustery conditions are expected between Christmas and New Year, with gales at times, and perhaps showery conditions in the north and west. As of now, computer guidance models are split on whether a storm system will develop on Christmas Day and - if it does - whether temperatures will be cold enough to produce snow in the Garden State.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:56

But Trump did tell reporters that it was "quite sad" that Mueller's team had obtained his transition team's emails, which were hosted on a government server. Another key element of the Mueller investigation is whether Trump has attempted to obstruct justice, whether by firing Comey or, according to Comey's testimony, seeking to have investigations of Flynn dropped when he knew his adviser had lied to the FBI.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:29

With 4,708 votes cast, Mr Ramaphosa took 51.8% of the vote against 48.2% for his opponent. He was the favoured candidate of investors, business leaders, labour unionists and the ANC's communist party allies. He has been backed by business and union leaders. The slight favourite, as of Sunday night, was Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who has vowed to fight corruption and introduce pragmatic reforms to create jobs and restore growth in a stagnant economy.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:22

Amtrak train 501 was part of a service that launched Monday morning. "Skip traffic", Amtrak says on its promotional material for the Cascades trains. Karnes, who was on board the train when it derailed, said at least seven cars derailed from the tracks. "I was just shocked", said Peter Zimmerman of Olympia.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:26

Angeles National Forest Supervisor Jeffrey Vail ordered the closure of approximately 21,000 acres of the forest within and surrounding the fire's perimeter, officials said. The fires were also responsible for poor air quality throughout Southern California. Despite the hard terrain and the high winds, Santa Barbara County Fire Division Chief Martin Johnson said Saturday that he is confident that firefighting efforts would prevail.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:27

Senior administration officials said "revisionist powers" that are trying to create a world that is in conflict with American values is one of the big threats, citing China's action in the South China Sea and very briefly mentioning Russia's involvement in Ukraine and Georgia.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:59

The US Air Force said the incident had been contained and that the suspect had been apprehended. "Locking doors, drawing curtains, turning off lights to make sure all the personnel are safe". "Additional details will be provided as they become available". The Pentagon urged all individuals near the base to avoid it, but the lockdown was lifted about an hour after the incident started.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:11

Three of the injured firefighters were hurt seriously - with smoke inhalation and a broken pelvis, the New York Daily News reported . The fire broke out on the second floor of home at 1945 E. After two hours at the scene, the FDNY said that the fire was finally under control. "The fire did start and it got a good start before a neighbor noticed it and called us".

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:13

No immediate confirmation from police was available. He is believed to have killed himself by using carbon monoxide. Gangnam police said, "On December 18, 2017 at 4:42PM Jonghyun's older sister reported to Police that her brother was about to commit suicide".

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:07

The development does not mean the deaths are being treated as homicides, Toronto Police Service spokeswoman Michelle Flannery said. Two bodies were found at 50 Old Colony Road in the North York area of the Canadian city on Friday after police received a call around 11:45 a.m.