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by | December 22, 2017 | 23:18

It is estimated up to 80 percent of the northern Syrian city was destroyed in the battles between Kurdish-led forces and Islamic State fighters. The defence minister, Marise Payne, has announced Australia will scale back its operations in the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria .

by | December 22, 2017 | 23:09

According to the FBI, Jameson was identified as an ISIS supporter in September based on his social-media activity, which was brought to authorities' attention by an agency informant. For instance, he loved a post in November that is an image of Santa Claus standing in NY with a box of dynamite. He said he needed ammunition, powder, tubing, nails, timers, and remote detonators.

by | December 22, 2017 | 21:24

The comment comes as tensions have increased over North Korea's nuclear program following its latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on November 29th. On Friday, a spokesperson for North Korea's foreign ministry called U.S. In President Donald Trump's first National Security Strategy released on Monday, North Korea was accused of pursuing chemical and biological weapons that can also be delivered by missile.

by | December 22, 2017 | 20:55

The York County Sheriff's Department said it discovered 60 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop, and the elderly couple carrying it told deputies it was for Christmas gifts. The couple said they were planning to give the weed out as Christmas gifts. The marijuana is estimated to have a street value of $336,000. Concentrated THC also was inside the vehicle, the sheriff's department said.

by | December 22, 2017 | 20:57

The year has followed accordingly with an endless procession of stupid men in bad suits instructing us to deny obvious truths that were sitting right in front of us. Please let us out now. The event was hosted by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a group the Southern Poverty Law Center called "the premier financier of anti-Muslim voices and radical ideologies".

by | December 22, 2017 | 19:08

After producing the accused, Sai Karthik before the media on Friday, North zone DCP Sumathi clarified that Sandhya in her dying declaration before the magistrate said that Karthik had harassed her for over a year. Enraged by her decision, Karthik chose to kill her and set her ablaze. Passersby took quick cognisance and put out the fire. The victim died due to severe burn injuries while being treated in Gandhi Genereal hospital.

by | December 22, 2017 | 19:06

The UK Foreign Secretary said he was anxious about Sergey Lavrov's reputation after the Russian foreign minister accused Johnson of deliberately contradicting him. Johnson is in Russia to try and fix UK-Russia relations. Russia's Lavrov did however say that he trusted Boris Johnson and they had agreed on the need to work together on UN Security Council.

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:54

A Jecheon fire department official said numerous people who died had been using a public bath and sauna on the second and third floors, which made it harder for them to escape. Organisers for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics said the Olympic torch relay had been scheduled to pass through Jecheon on Friday, but the route has been revised because of the tragedy.

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:29

As per ANI reports, the Indian delegation will be under the leadership of National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval and Chinese side Yang Jiechi will head the talks. New Delhi and Beijing eventually agreed to pull back their troops towards the end of August ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China for the G20 Summit.

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:25

As for the nation, the bureau reports the unemployment rate only climbed in two states in November. In the first 11 months of 2017, private sector employment was up by 35,900 jobs. November's employment data marked the fourth month out of the last five that CT has lost jobs, according to Donald Klepper-Smith, chief economist and director of research for New Haven-based DataCore Partners.

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:19

Raut, journalist and member of Parliament has penned down the life of this leader who is by and large recognized for his extremism, where the scripting consumed four years span for the historical movie which goes under direction by Abhijit Panse.

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:15

Rahul said he views the CWC as the voice of the Congress and so he would like to institutionalise a meeting of the working committee, "maybe once every two months and we just close the date". "Why the prime minister is silent on this, we have asked him but he didn't answer", Gandhi said. Sonia Gandhi arrived a little before Rahul for the meeting and was accorded a warm reception by the committee members.

by | December 22, 2017 | 17:49

Considered a popular Thakur face, the lawmaker from Seraj constituency served as the BJP's state chief between 2006 and 2009 and was credited with striking a balance between the warring factions. The observers are also meeting the MLAs individually to elicit their views and the leader would be elected by consensus at a meeting of all elected lawmakers, party sources said.

by | December 22, 2017 | 17:49

But now, at the thirteenth time of asking, it has been found in the waters off the Duke of York islands. "The tragedy and loss felt by all Australians was palpable, and instances like the mysterious loss of one of our very first submarines greatly affected us".

by | December 22, 2017 | 17:10

Will you be happy to see the return of the new passport? The current paper-based picture page will be replaced with a new, super-strength plastic polycarbonate material that will be more hard to alter, according to the ministry. There's no need to panic just yet though, officials have made it clear that there is no need for red passport holders to make any changes before their current renewal date.

by | December 22, 2017 | 17:05

In true Keeping Up With The Kardashians style, it looks like fans will also get to see Khloe break the news to her close friends and family on the current series. You gorgeous soul! You are about to have the best, most precious time of your life. "I am beyond excited!" " Kourtney Kardashian and Kim Kardashian have been giving her a lot of pregnancy tips and Khloe calls them for every little question she has".

by | December 22, 2017 | 16:37

Dick Enberg has died at the age of 82. Enberg won 13 Sports Emmy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Emmy. Enberg was born January 9, 1935, in the Detroit suburb of Mount Clemens, Michigan and raised in nearby Armada. Was the first famous announcer I ever met, and he couldn't have been nicer. Dick's voice is synonymous with sports coverage - he covered ten Super Bowls and 28 Wimbledons alone, as well as several NCAA basketball championship games.

by | December 22, 2017 | 16:15

Teachers at an Ohio School received an unusual gift for Christmas this week: a wine bottle with a picture of one of their students. The boy's older brother, DJ Sommers, tweeted about his parents' gift idea, and the story went viral. Jake, Daniel Joseph, Sarah, Mary and Paul Sommers of Beavercreek, Ohio . She gave her son's teachers wine bottles with his picture on them. "It is a farewell from my family", DJ said.

by | December 22, 2017 | 16:00

A Fox News poll released in October also pointed to a significant drop in support among white people without a college degree. But if improving race relations is one of the areas in which a president is graded in his quest to make American great again, Trump is doing poorly by most Americans standards.

by | December 22, 2017 | 15:43

They will try to pass an "omnibus "spending bill to fund the government from January 19 to September 30, 2018". The House bill includes a modest increase of $4.7 billion for the Department of Defense to be used for missile defense and ship fix.

by | December 22, 2017 | 15:20

Speaking to Fox Business , he said: "The problem is, the more you contemplate a military approach to this matter the more horrific or horrendous the outcome would appear to be". He repeated his promise to "take care" of North Korea, but didn't give any details on what that might entail, before going into a long disquisition on the US economy and then ranting about immigration for a while.

by | December 22, 2017 | 15:10

Precipitation will likely start as light snow and sleet toward midday, before transitioning to light freezing rain by evening. Long Island was looking at around a half of an inch to an inch of rain from Friday afternoon through Saturday night , the weather service said.

by | December 22, 2017 | 14:50

And because Trump owns hotels where foreign dignitaries sometimes stay, CREW claimed the president was violating the clause. The plaintiffs argued that because Trump properties rent out hotel rooms and meeting spaces to other governments, the president was violating a constitutional provision that bans the acceptance of foreign emoluments, or gifts from foreign powers.

by | December 22, 2017 | 14:11

People quickly became trapped as the eight-story building, which houses several leisure facilities and restaurants, was engulfed by flames and filled with toxic smoke. He said numerous people who died had been using a public bath on the second and third floors, which made it harder for them to escape. Jecheon is in central South Korea, about 120 km southeast of the capital Seoul.

by | December 22, 2017 | 13:50

At jubilant pro-independence rallies around Barcelona, supporters chanted "President Puigdemont" and unfurled giant red-and-yellow Catalan flags as the results came in. "Our position on the question of Catalonia is well known and has been regularly restated, at all levels". The Spanish government has not yet commented on the results.

by | December 22, 2017 | 13:09

The detainee began cooperation with Groysman during the latter's work as parliament speaker, and later he joined the government when Groysman was appointed prime minister. He was in custody on Thursday while his home and workplace were searched, the SBU said. He also previously worked for Ukraine's Slovenia embassy and ex-president Viktor Yanukovych , who was ousted in the Ukrainian revolution of 2014, amid allegations of political corruption.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:35

Trump is a uniquely divisive president, and that's why Disney was left with no good options when it came to the Hall of Presidents . But of course, most people haven't paid attention to that; they've been too distracted by the Trump robot's appearance.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:30

In 2016, SRK was on the top spot with $131.2 million brand value. Millennials now endorsed 64 per cent of the brands endorsed by the top-15 celebrities and constitutes 63 per cent of the brand value. Kohli is now the first choice of brands to engage and attract consumers, fueled by his extraordinary on-field performances and off-field charisma", Varun Gupta, Duff & Phelps Managing Director and Region Leader - India, Japan and Southeast Asia, said in a statement.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:28

As of late as Wednesday, Trump called the law "basically revoked" after the House and Senate passed an assessment charge that will nullify its punishment for Americans who swear off wellbeing scope. That would lead to more counties with few options (or none whatsoever ). It also didn't get a deadline extension like in prior years. With no mandate, that trend is bound to continue, said Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News in a recent report on NPR .

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:22

The newborn was taken to the hospital, determined to be healthy and unharmed, and is now in the custody of Children's Protective Services. A prosecutor read police statements that said what they believe had happened. On December 19, she came home with Shamali, claiming she was her baby. If you recall, we talked about this was probably a woman who either lost a baby recently or desperate to have a child.

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:10

He's an Australian citizen of Afghan descent who was known to police but only for minor offenses. Nineteen pedestrians were injured in the incident and all were taken to hospital. He was taking video of the attack and carrying three knives in a bag. Victorian police said a second man who had been arrested at the scene on Thursday had been released and was expected to be charged with possession of cannabis and a controlled weapon.

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:43

Meanwhile, 33 percent of respondents favored the Republican tax plan while 55 percent were opposed, CNN reports. When it comes to the wealthy, an even tinier six percent of voters believe wealthy Americans will pay more in taxes with 56% saying they will pay less in taxes.

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:34

In the latest report by The Hill, the Senate approved the tax-cut bill in a vote Wednesday, resulting in Trump getting closer to his first big legislative victory. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said the timing depends on whether automatic spending cuts triggered by the legislation could be waived. In addition to cutting the corporate income tax rate, the legislation gives other business owners a new 20 percent deduction on business income and reshapes how the government taxes ...

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:00

President Barack Obama's administration allowed Russia's state atomic energy company Rosatom to purchase USA uranium mining facilities. Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs Stephen Boyd sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) to tell him that "Justice Department lawyers would make recommendations to Sessions about whether an investigation should be opened or expanded, or whether special counsel should be appointed to probe a number of issues ...

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:45

North Korea is already under a United Nations arms embargo and the Security Council has banned trade in exports such as coal, textiles, seafood, iron and other minerals to choke funding for Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. The US aims to vote on the resolution Friday, Reuters reported citing diplomats. The new draft goes a step further, requiring all North Koreans working overseas and their minders to return home within a year.