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by | December 31, 2017 | 12:17

Mr Sharif's family alleges that the cases are politically motivated. The abrupt departure of Shehbaz Sharif to Saudi Arabia has triggered speculations about a possibility of another NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) for the Sharifs, at a time when elections are around the corner.

by | December 31, 2017 | 12:09

A state trooper spotted the vehicle on I-95 near Centreport Parkway in the Fredericksburg, Va. area. A Virginia State Police release says a trooper spotted the suspect's auto on Interstate 95 later in the morning, after police statewide had received word to keep on the lookout for a man traveling in an SUV who was a subject of itnerest in a murder investigation.

by | December 31, 2017 | 11:21

Acting Superintendent Michael Gorman said the aircraft is lying in 43ft of water. Debris and an oil slick has been located on the surface of a creek in which a seaplane has crashed near Sydney , in NSW. The incident occurred at about 3:15 p.m. local time (04:15 GMT) when the plane with five passengers headed from the Cottage Point Inn Restaurant to the Rose Bay suburb of Sydney , the ABC broadcaster reported.

by | December 31, 2017 | 11:21

A CRPF spokesman told media that two troops were killed, while three were injured in the initial firing. Security forces including 50 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF and state police have surrounded the camp and a fierce encounter is on with the holed up terrorists, said the police official.

by | December 31, 2017 | 10:24

The officials claim they've repeatedly been caught on satellite doing ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean vessels on satellite, though obviously this again makes it unclear what they're transferring, and presumptions that it is refined petrochemicals, which are severely limited under United Nations sanctions , seem unverified.

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:50

Wendt said the move appeared to ignore the " political dimension " in Germany, two years after hundreds of women reported being assaulted or robbed during New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne. If women want to report a crime, officers would be available to take their statements, Jakubowski said. Hundreds of women were attacked by gangs of men with migrant backgrounds during New Year's Eve celebrations in 2015.

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:06

Riyadh has been smoothing out regulation from the past two years to attract foreign investors. However, it's in Saudi Arabia's interest to develop high-tech business locally due to the crumbling prices of crude oil. "Many tech multinationals now in Saudi Arabia are either vendors to the Saudi government or, in the case of Uber, have benefited from a sizable Saudi investment", said Sam Blatteis, who heads Dubai-based tech advisory MENA Catalysts Inc.

by | December 31, 2017 | 07:53

Trump condemned the attack and said the U.S. will stand with Egypt against terrorism as it did in the past. "President Trump emphasized his commitment to strengthening efforts to defeat terrorism and extremism in all their forms". Last Easter, on Palm Sunday, at least 45 people died in twin attacks on Coptic churches in Alexandria and the Nile Delta city of Tanta. Police have been stationed outside churches and in nearby streets across Cairo.

by | December 31, 2017 | 06:05

The fire service tweeted that 12 fire appliances tackled the blaze. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: "We're now tackling a fire on the ninth floor of a 12-storey building on Joiner Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter".

by | December 31, 2017 | 06:07

I say again, make sure that you earn respect from your family first, then your relatives and then from your neighbours. His address was punctuated with mild laughter, smiles and gesticulation to stress his views. The actor's remark is seen as a hint that he was strategising to enter politics. He had earlier met his fans in May and clicked pictures with them.

by | December 31, 2017 | 03:04

The cause remained under investigation. An Army National Guard soldier, home for the holidays after boot camp, was remembered Saturday as a hero who died while rescuing neighbors in the deadly Bronx apartment building fire. Father Jonathan Morris, pastor at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in the Bronx, spent hours following the fire consoling families at hospitals as they grappled with the injury, loss or uncertainty of what would happen to their loved ones.

by | December 31, 2017 | 02:56

Remittances from Liberians living overseas account for more than a quarter of gross domestic product. She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians but was criticized for not better tackling corruption.

by | December 31, 2017 | 02:10

The banner, first reported by the Aspen Times , was put up on Wednesday or Thursday by a neighbor who presumably takes issue with Pence's deeply conservative stance on marriage equality and LBGTQ rights. Pence also as a history of opposing the LGBT community. Pence is opposed to same-sex marriage, and in 2015, as in governor, he signed a " religious freedom " bill allowing businesses and individuals to refuse services and discriminate against LGBT people.

by | December 31, 2017 | 01:14

The 12-time Grand Slam victor has not played since abandoning his Wimbledon quarter-final against Tomas Berdych in July. "I am definitely looking forward to getting back out there". This will also be the first-time women players have played in the Championship. I couldn't play anymore, there was no choice. "I am going to assess everything with my team before deciding".

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:22

At the end of portfolio allocation, one thing stood out- the deputy chief minister, who is always number 2 in the cabinet, has been given a less prominent role. Later, addressing media persons, Rupani said the meeting was delayed as the party's central leaders were busy with the triple talaq bill debate in the Parliament.

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:03

Saed Qasem Rahmati, a former employee in the cultural center where the bombs went off, told reporters, "I was trying to help people who were injured and killed in the first two blasts when the third explosion hit". A number of students were reportedly attending a discussion forum with media group members at the offices. In October, at least 39 people were killed in an attack on a mosque belonging to the Shia minority.

by | December 30, 2017 | 19:04

Thirteen people were injured when an explosion hit a supermarket in St. Petersburg on Wednesday evening. Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Saturday it had detained the person responsible for the blast. The FSB said that it has handed over the suspect to the Investigative Committee, the nation's top investigative agency. Earlier this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned US President Donald Trump to thank him for a Central Intelligence Agency tip that helped ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:37

She entered the public eye in July 2014 when her father, Eric Garner, died after being put in a chokehold by a New York City police officer. Graphic cellphone footage of the confrontation showed Garner, who had asthma, complaining repeatedly "I can't breathe" after being bundled onto the ground by several police officers.

by | December 30, 2017 | 16:23

Donald Trump came in second place with 14 percent. Obama's 10th year as most admired man makes him second only to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Other women on the most admired list include Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Warren, Angela Merkel, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and current First Lady Melania Trump.

by | December 30, 2017 | 16:03

The murders took place in Troy , a city in upstate NY. Troy police said the victims were two women, aged 36 and 22, and the older woman's 11-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter, according to The Record , a Troy newspaper. "And the children being involved". Robinson said Jeremiah, who was called JJ, loved basketball and was a regular at the Boys and Girls Club. The victim's bodies were found on the day after Christmas.

by | December 30, 2017 | 15:19

Friday evening, crowds of Coptic Christians gathered in the Helwan district's archbishopric to attend a funeral service for victims of the attack . The Church said a young woman had died later from her wounds, bringing the civilian death toll at the church to eight. "The terrorist was shooting as he sought to cross the security cordon in order to detonate the explosive device close to the church with the aim of causing the maximum number of casualties", the Interior Ministry said.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:26

She, however, questioned the mention of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) in the law and said that it is an NGO and by mentioning their name it is like giving them sanctity. "We are disappointed only on one count that Sharia was not defined by the government in the law". Triple Talaq Bill has got clarification from Lok Sabha.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:10

The Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said they are treating the matter seriously and are discussing it with the Palestinian ambassador in New-Delhi. Ali and Saeed shared the state during the event. Hafiz Saeed also criticised Pakistan government for allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav's family members to meet him in Islamabad.

by | December 30, 2017 | 10:10

The string of amendments moves toward at a time when an explosion moved up and down in a supermarket in St Petersburg on Wednesday, injuring 10 people. Petersburg yesterday. If they returned with good weapons training.", he said. Putin said he told the chief of Russia's main domestic security agency, the FSB, that agents who encounter resistance from terror suspects should "liquidate bandits on the spot".

by | December 30, 2017 | 09:33

Everything seems to be going well with the former Disney star. A source close to the actress said her financial management firm in Los Angeles handled her money during the time period where her taxes weren't paid. She told them: "I love this it's so lovely, an incredible place, aside from my snake bite ". "I don't always have to be scrutinised every second".

by | December 30, 2017 | 09:15

But the Moore campaign launched a last-minute court battle to stop state officials from certifying Jones as the victor, saying it should be delayed until a "thorough investigation of potential election fraud", according to his press release.

by | December 30, 2017 | 08:38

The UN Security Council on Thursday meanwhile denied worldwide port access to four North Korean ships suspected of carrying or having transported goods banned by global sanctions targeting Pyongyang , diplomats told AFP . The department noted that the two ships appeared to be illegally trading in oil from ship to ship to bypass sanctions. The officials said South Korea had shared intelligence with the U.S.

by | December 30, 2017 | 08:30

Highs Sunday through Tuesday will range from the mid 20s to around 30, and overnight lows will be in the single digits and teens. For example: a 10 miles per hour wind with temperatures near zero would feel like -16 degrees. We'll most likely crack the top 5. "Best case scenario at the moment with regards to any accumulation looks to be a coating to 1". The seven-day forecast shows no highs in Boston above 20 degrees, and lows in the single digits or down to zero.

by | December 30, 2017 | 06:08

Investigators say Michael Scott Wilson , 32, rigged the door in an attempt to cause great bodily harm to his estranged wife. Appointees went to the home Tuesday because of a 911 call from Wilson's dad in-law. She said he hadn't returned home from that point forward. Wilson later apologised and she wanted him to go to Knoxville with her. That was followed by text messages to her accusing her of cheating on him, the Times Union reported.

by | December 30, 2017 | 04:58

YESTERDAY afternoon the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for ice, which is still in place until 11am today. "1-2 cm of snow may accumulate above around 200 metres where showers do fall". Snow of less than 2cm is expected this evening and/or tomorrow morning with the warning valid from 4 pm this evening until 9 am tomorrow morning. Motorists are being asked to look out for patchy accumulations of snow later today.

by | December 30, 2017 | 04:17

Homes have master shutoff valves for the water supply, usually in the basement, so make sure you know where the master shutoff valve is, in case a pipe does freeze and burst. City officials are warning residents to take steps this winter season, and prevent their pipes from freezing. Acting quickly to shut off the water is the best way to limit damage.

by | December 30, 2017 | 04:17

China is North Korea's trading partner, and has repeatedly come under scrutiny as the worldwide community hopes to force Pyongyang away from the nuclear program that is now bolstered by missiles able of delivering a warhead to the U.S. South Korea briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship it suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea, an official has said.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:36

It wasn't immediately clear if there were any more victims. Multiple victims were reportedly transported to a hospital, but their conditions or the number of people remains unconfirmed. The area was cordoned off and several ambulances were at the scene. Video showed people running from an unmarked building shouting about a shooting inside.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:10

For tonight , we'll find temperatures holding steady in the 30s. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. Occasional sunny breaks also appear likely. New Year's Day will be very cold. If you're going out New Year's Day , dress appropriately as the National Weather Service expects a high in the upper 20s, possibly the lower 30s.

by | December 30, 2017 | 02:09

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpothave been estimated at around 1 in 292.2 million. And Powerball's jackpot stands at $384 million after no one won Wednesday's drawing. The ticket is your receipt, and you should sign the back to protect it. It'll be a mega-powerful New Year's Eve weekend. That amounts to an average return on investment of -2.6 percent.