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by | January 05, 2018 | 22:11

Amid the outdated infrastructure and risky temperatures, teachers urged the city to close the schools until the heating issues are resolved. Students have been wrapping themselves in blankets and heavy coats to stay warm inside their classrooms.

by | January 05, 2018 | 21:46

He previously defeated Mandel for the seat in the 2012 election. Sherrod Brown, citing his wife's health. The Republican launched his challenge against Sen. Mandel said he plans to serve out the remainder of his term as state treasurer and hopes to have an opportunity to serve OH again in the future. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) also had spent much of the past year testing the political waters, but is leaving Congress in a matter of weeks to head the Ohio Business Roundtable, a job he's unlikely to ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:40

Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, marks a major escalation in conservatives' challenges to the FBI's credibility as the agency investigates whether any Trump associates committed crimes. Maybe there is some innocent explanation for the inconsistencies we have seen, but it seems unlikely. But they generally refer any criminal violations they find to the Justice Department.

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:28

Macron said it was necessary "to increase global pressure on Iran" but not "break off dialogue". In a speech to foreign diplomats, Macron said that "today there is a crisis in Iran". The Trump administration has denied having any hand in fomenting the demonstrations and the Central Intelligence Agency has declined to comment. Iranian protesters instead blame a 12-29% unemployment rate and the government's squandering of resources overseas in proxy wars, as well as corruption in general as ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:16

A representative for the foundation dismissed the substance of the allegations as unfounded. "Time after time, the Clinton Foundation has been subjected to politically motivated allegations, and time after time these allegations have been proven false".

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:11

Trump has lashed out at Bannon over a new book that quotes his former aide questioning the president's competence. Not only would it would deter authors and publishers from publishing future books about this president (and any future sitting president), it would also directly undercut our nation's cultural and political legacy of a vigorous exchange and debate of ideas, the hallmark of a healthy democracy.

by | January 05, 2018 | 19:48

The government was, however, able to push some of its legislative agenda during the session, which had got delayed due to the Gujarat Assembly elections. While adjourning Rajya Sabha sine die on Friday, chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu, urged members to seriously introspect on their conduct in the House which lost nearly 34 hours due to frequent disruptions.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:54

District Court in Lincoln show 26-year-old Taylor Wilson, of St. Charles, Missouri, is charged with terrorism attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems. In late October, a judge ordered Wilson to undergo a competency evaluation at his attorney's request. On searching Wilson's cell phone, authorities discovered a video of a white supremacist banner being placed on a highway, a series of PDF files titled "100 Deadly Skills" related to killing people, ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:25

Maqdisi calls on viewers to attack the security headquarters and courthouses of Hamas in Gaza, as these are "the pillars of tyranny". The Islamic State also said that Hamas failed to keep the US from recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:10

Mehmet Hakan Atilla, deputy Chief Executive Officer at Turkey's Halkbank, was accused of several charges including bank fraud and conspiracy to violate United States sanctions law, in a NY federal court on Wednesday. Although US prosecutors have criminally charged nine people, only Zarrab and Atilla have been arrested by US authorities so far. Atilla was accused of conspiring with gold trader Reza Zarrab to help Iran escape sanctions through fraudulent gold and food transactions, Reuters ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 17:06

Similar disruptions have also been reported from other parts of the western state of Maharashtra. On the Western Railway, protesters obstructed services at Nallasopara Station. "Due to the bandh in Maharashtra, we have extended our cancel/change fee waiver for all flights to/from Mumbai and Pune on 3rd and 4th Jan'18". Devendra Fadnavis, the state's chief minister, has ordered a judicial inquiry into the clashes in Pune.

by | January 05, 2018 | 17:01

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell said in an October interview that "the only person who can intervene" to preserve the credibility of the committee's Russian Federation investigation amid Nunes' actions was House Speaker Paul Ryan . Nunes subpoenaed the DOJ last August to discover whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation used information from Steele's dossier to apply for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants that targeted Trump campaign officials Carter Page and, reportedly , ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:54

Russian Federation has given President Bashar al-Assad's government crucial support throughout Syria's civil war, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and driven millions from their homes since it began with a crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 2011.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:43

That same month, Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's The Profit bought Gander Mountain's assets in bankruptcy court. Other locations are in Kenosha and Sheboygan. Gander Outdoors is owned by Camping World Holding and sells regionally and seasonally relevant products and services for the outdoors. Camping World Holdings, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is the leading outdoor and camping retailer, offering an extensive assortment of recreational vehicles for sale, RV and camping gear, ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:42

Cooke's boyfriend got involved, saying "Happy bat mitzvah, girls", the Daily News reported. One of Haberkorn's daughters shot video of part of the incident outside the restaurant on her cellphone. Meanwhile, Haberkorn reported to the 19th precinct Thursday afternoon to receive a desk appearance ticket, after Cooke filed a cross-complaint against him for his role in the skirmish.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:42

Without the progressed pupils, the 2016 pass rate was 76.2% compared 74% in 2015. The total number of students who registered for the November 2017 NSC examinations is 802,431. Top-achieving students in South Africa at the award ceremony for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Minister Motshekga indicated in the Parliamentary reply (see attached) that the new "Inclusive Basket of Criteria" is a " more integrated approach to reporting that reflects the key indicators of ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:39

Mumbai: One of the most awaited films of the year - Sanjay Dutt biopic - which hasn't been titled yet will release this summer. The film has Ranbir Kapoor in the leading role. Manisha was born into a politically profound Koirala family, and has proved herself in innumerable movies like Bombay (1995), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Dil Se .

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:36

The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained. Therefore, when the Bori Colony call came in, fire engines had to be called in from Goregaon, Andheri and Vile Parle. As per reports, the firemen rescued at least 11 people from the fire. Fire officials claim that the fire was doused in five minutes. "We weren't aware of the fire, until we heard the screams".

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:21

The green-and-white exterior wall of the Haj House in the Uttar Pradesh capital has turned, with many Opposition parties and Muslims objecting to the move, and accusing the government of a deliberate provocation in raising religious sentiments.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:16

President Nelson has already used his position as the church's senior apostle to endorse the teachings of President Monson as divinely inspired. The next president was not immediately named, but the job is expected to go to next longest-tenured member of the church's governing Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 93-year-old Russell M.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:17

RJD President is likely to knock High Court's door after quantum of sentence. Yadav faces another three fodder scam cases for illegal withdrawal of Rs 3.97 crore from the Dumka Treasury, Rs 36 crore from the Chaibasa Treasury and Rs 184 crore from the Doranda treasury.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:52

Environmental groups say oil exploration and development would only increase the risk of another risky spill. The administration's plan drew immediate opposition from governors of states along the nation's coasts. More than 140 municipalities have publicly opposed offshore drilling activities in the Atlantic, according to the environmental group Oceana. "It should be underscored that regulatory agencies in our state will have a say in whether any offshore drilling ultimately does occur, ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:41

Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) Director Thomas Homan said he'd like to hold elected officials in sanctuary cities "personally accountable" for crimes committed by individuals residing in their constituencies illegally.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:26

As they stepped off the plane, they were promptly greeted by a hoard of media awaiting them at the airport. "We'll go over there [to Lithuania] for a hot minute just to let 'em know before these boys get on the Lakers", LaVar said, per TMZ Sports .

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:15

As many as 500 flights , both domestic and worldwide, flying into and out of the IGI Airport have been affected since Sunday, when the city witnessed the worst fog of the season. Significantly, both private airport operator and airlines had claimed full preparedness to carry out flight operations on their parts ahead of the fog season.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:16

South Africa won the toss and will bat first in the opening test against India at Newlands on Friday, with fast bowler Dale Steyn returning to five-day cricket for the first time in over a year. The man who India can rely on dismissing Elgar is Mohammed Shami, India's premier new-ball bowler over at the moment. His argument that he was going to gamble on batting because the wicket was still soft and would get quicker later in the day as it dried out, looked without substance as ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:27

The European Union has announced that it's opposed to the proposed changes to legislation in Israel, which are created to make it easier to sentence terrorists who commit murder to death. Aida Touma-Suleiman, a Palestinian citizen of Israel and member of the Knesset, told Al Jazeera on Friday that while the bill does not specify any group, it is "intended mainly for the Palestinian people".

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:16

The missile's scattered fragments caused minor damage to the private property of one citizen but no loss of life. A ballistic missile intercepted over southern Saudi Arabia on Friday served as proof that Iran is supporting the Shia Houthi rebels, said a member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:22

The Coast Guard received a report of an unresponsive pilot from the plane, which had a tail number of N325JK. The aircraft was last seen on radar at 15,000 feet heading into the Gulf of Mexico, the FAA said. Kinsinger's plane was traveling from Oklahoma City to central Texas when it veered to the southwest. Navy planes from New Orleans were sent to investigate and reported the pilot in the air was slouched over and appeared to be unconscious.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:14

In his New Year address , Kim said he was open to dialogue with South Korea and could send a delegation to the Winter Olympics. According to the South Korean presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae, Trump agreed and asked North Korea to be informed of the fact that there will be no military exercises during the two-week Winter Olympics, which will kick off in the eastern town of PyeongChang in South Korea on February 9.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:10

Mega Millions numbers are drawn every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. MI players spent $3.3 billion buying lottery tickets a year ago. The Massachusetts State Lottery is offering more than $1 billion total in three jackpot games this weekend, according to a press release from the lottery office.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:33

CSF, which reimburses Pakistan for counter-terrorism operation and comes under the defense department authority has $900 million funding available for Pakistan for the fiscal year 2017 but none of that money has been disbursed yet. "The protection of religious freedom is vital to peace, stability, and prosperity", the State Department said in their statement . This has come in the backdrop of US President Donald Trump criticising Pakistan for not doing enough to combat terrorism, in a ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:53

Reports on potential security breach on Aadhaar database, have surfaced time and again, simultaneously with the government's consistent insistence on making it mandatory for enabling various welfare schemes, and its linkage with bank accounts, PAN, mobile numbers, etc.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:41

When temperatures dipped overnight, the iguanas in south Florida couldn't hang - literally. It's just enough to force them to hibernate. The National Weather Service has officially issued a "frost advisory" for parts of South Florida and a "freeze warning" for Orange County, which just means more falling lizard popsicles are on the way.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:32

The president made an ambiguous remark about the fate of Wolff and his former campaign manager Steve Bannon, who was cited in the book as saying that last year's meeting between Trump Jr. The West Wing houses the president's Oval Office and the offices of his closest aides. A spokeswoman for Melania Trump also took Wolff to task over his reporting about the first lady, including that she cried - but not out of joy - on election night when her husband won the presidency.