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by | January 15, 2018 | 11:45

Rescuers were busy probing thick muck, swollen creeks and tangled trees with poles in search of seven missing people while dogs sniffed for bodies. And because of the fire, communities below the scarred terrain could remain at risk of mudslides for years , said Randall Jibson , a research geologist with the US Geological Survey.

by | January 15, 2018 | 11:31

Carillion is also building the much-delayed tram-train project to connect Sheffield, Meadowhall and Rotherham. "This is a very sad day for Carillion, for our colleagues, suppliers and customers that we have been proud to serve over many years", Green said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 11:26

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees gets ready to throw a pass during a preseason game against the Houston Texans last month. Minnesota will play the Eagles next Sunday in Philadelphia for the NFC Championship Game. They pushed the lead to 17-0 early in the second quarter when Latavius Murray plowed in from the 1-yard line. But for 30 minutes, the Vikings had the Saints offense completely shutdown.

by | January 15, 2018 | 11:19

The lawsuit against BP, Chevron Corp, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell follows similar lawsuits filed previous year by San Francisco and other California cities seeking billions of dollars in damages from rising sea levels due to climate impacts.

by | January 15, 2018 | 11:21

Five bodies of the terrorists have been recovered from the encounter site, while a search is on to find the sixth one. When challenged and asked to surrender, the militants opened indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons, they said, adding that security forces also retaliated ensuing a fierce encounter.

by | January 15, 2018 | 10:27

Officials in Peterborough said everyone is back in their homes now after several houses had to be evacuated due to flooding caused by ice jams on the Contoocook River. As ice begins to move along the Susquehanna River, flooding has become a concern. The weekend's freezing temperatures slowed the movement of an enormous ice jam on the Housatonic River .

by | January 15, 2018 | 10:13

The attack targeted Aviation Square, a commercial area of Baghdad , the interior ministry said in a statement. The twin bombing took place in Tayyaran square during rush hour in the centre of the Iraqi capital. Islamic State has carried out several attacks across Iraq after government forces - supported by the US-led coalition - launched an offensive to regain areas seized by its militants in 2014.

by | January 15, 2018 | 10:08

The area has been evacuated and cordoned off by police, say witnesses. Footage aired on local television MetroTV showed several people lying on the ground at the entrance of the building. Officials ordered the immediate evacuation of the complex as rescue workers descended on the accident site and began looking into the cause of the collapse.

by | January 15, 2018 | 10:06

New York City economic development officials said they were rescinding a previous offer of some $9.6 million in tax breaks. The company's CEO met with Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy as well as Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin on Thursday. NY officials seem to think Aetna's changed its mind, saying the incentive package was withdrawn because the relocation is not moving forward. According to Crain's , Aetna was offered a $35 million incentive package from New York City and state officials in ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 10:01

Trump also took questions about the possible interview with special counsel Robert Mueller , named to investigate possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. There is a short timeline here. "A resolution to the DACA issue must be part of a global deal on the budget". The GOP-led House of Representatives pushed for stripping funding for Obamacare.

by | January 15, 2018 | 10:00

Mr Modi also signed the visitor's book.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on Mr Netanyahu later in the day. The capture of Haifa cleared a route for the Allied Forces to the city through the sea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday attended a ceremony at the Teen Murti Memorial in National Capital to mark the renaming of Teen Murti Chowk as Teen Murti Haifa Chowk.

by | January 15, 2018 | 09:40

The Congress leader arrived in the state on a two-day visit to galvanise party workers for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and breathe life in the party which saw its worst-ever performance in the 2017 assembly elections getting only seven seats in the 403-member House.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:57

After the opening two games went against serve, the opening set was dominated by the American, winning 75 per cent of points when returning second serves. Since beating Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final, Stephens has lost eight matches. But Zhang was happy to celebrate her win: "Sloane, she plays so well, won the US Open - everyone knows - she's a great player", Zhang said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:17

However, no matter how special Suarez's equaliser was, Messi, of course, had to have his say on a historic night for the Catalonians by wrapping up all three points for his side. The defeat for Sevilla extends Vincenzo Montella's losing start in La Liga, with the Italian guiding them to two straight league losses since replacing cancer-stricken Eduardo Berizzo, following last week's 5-3 home Seville derby defeat to Betis.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:14

The elections are expected to take place in May. Ahmad al-Kinani, spokesman for a list led by Asaib Ahl al-Haq, one of the militias under the Hashed umbrella, told AFP that after "long negotiations" Abadi had won the support of 18 lists, including two led by key former Hashed commanders.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:11

President Donald Trump gave the Iran nuclear deal a final reprieve on Friday but warned European allies and Congress they had to work with him to fix "the disastrous flaws" in the pact or face a United States of America exit, Reuters reports.Trump said he would waive sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the worldwide deal for the last time unless his conditions were met.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:06

Governor Ige went on to say the message was an error caused by someone pushing the wrong button during a shift change. "He read it off to me and it looked pretty official like a direct alert from a phone". The second alert sent by Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency telling citizens there was no threat arrived approximately 38 minutes after the ballistic warning threat.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:53

First responders waded through waste-high mud to rescue people. Santa Barbara fire Captain Gary Pitney said the likelihood is increasing that rescue crews will be finding bodies instead of survivors at this point. The mudslides have destroyed at least 65 homes and damaged over 460, according to officials. "I live there, Oprah lives there", she said, as she began to fight back tears.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:43

The Consulate-General of China in Songkhla said five Chinese were seriously injured, the Xinhua news agency reported. Reportedly, police have stated that a petrol leak was behind the explosion which caused the boat to catch fire. It is believed that the explosion happened due to a faulty fuel supply line on the vessel, which is owned by Phuket's Thai Fu Charoen Co. Everyone aboard then jumped off the boat and were rescued by nearby tourist boats, the Bangkok Post added.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:19

That second ruling came during a furor over the latest Trump remarks against immigration, after reports that the president, in a bipartisan meeting on Thursday at the White House, questioned why the United States should have to accept immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador or the "shithole" countries of Africa.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:02

This was a shift from one room of individuals to another in a room that's manned 24 hours a day. "It was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the change over of a shift, and an employee pushed the wrong button ", he said in a conversation with CNN .

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:54

The program's backers say that it is "a vital source of intercepting warning signs of potential attacks and information on terror suspects", while those who oppose it believe that it unnecessarily collection and hoards the communications data of USA citizens.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:54

He told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". Love was asked by CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday if she thought Trump's vulgar comments were racist . The U.S. exported $4.3 billion to the South American country while taking in $3.3 billion in imports, making for a trade surplus on the American side.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:42

However, tonight they confirmed they had discovered the body of Lawrence inside a vehicle at a "rural location in North Yorkshire" following a two-day manhunt. Mr Gilmer, who worked for East Riding Council, died at Hull Royal Infirmary on Saturday morning following the attack. They said he went round to the house again on Friday night to complain about music.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:28

The document stressed that Cuba joins the strong rejection that these statements have arouse around the world, and expresses its most heartfelt solidarity with all the offended countries. Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant, who wasn't authorised to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:16

Trump rejected the plan, reportedly saying "Why do we want all these people from shithole countries coming here?" "I'm telling you he did not use that word, George, " Perdue said , accusing Durbin of a "gross misrepresentation, " adding that "it's not the first time Senator Durbin has done it, and it is not productive to solving the problem we're having".

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:13

Loya, who was dealing with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, had died of cardiac arrest three years ago. In a press conference on Friday, the judges said the Supreme Court administration was "not in order" and released an undated letter they wrote to Justice Misra in which they conceded that the Chief Justice was the master of roster but this was "not a recognition of any superior authority, legal or factual of the Chief Justice over his colleagues".

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:01

Thomas Bjorn's visitors began Sunday with a 6.5-5.5 deficit but turned the scoreboard blue in eight of the first nine matches to secure their title defence when Belgium's Thomas Pieters scored the winning point. "It looked like every time I watched my players, they were hitting the edges and it seemed Europe, every time I watched them, were either chipping in or making birdies".

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:30

President Donald Trump and some GOP congressional leaders have said the bipartisan deal is insufficient. Goodlatte's legislation would not allow for a path to permanent citizenship for DACA beneficiaries as it's written now. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who also attended Thursday's meeting at the Oval Office , said, "I don't recall that specific phrase being used".

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:27

During his official visit with President Juan Manuel Santos , Guterres voiced his ongoing support for the implementation of a peace deal signed past year with FARC rebels. ELN guerrillas have carried out more than 10 attacks on oil infrastructure and the military since Wednesday. "We lament that despite the support of the worldwide community and our expressed willingness for a ceasefire, the National Liberation Army (ELN) has chosen to resume its terrorist actions", President Santos said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:17

In Thursday's draw, 36-year-old Federer , bidding for a record 20th Grand Slam title, has a first round encounter with the 51st-ranked Bedene. The Swiss breezed through his media duties yesterday with the same swagger he will take on court against Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday, when he kicks off the defence of the title he won against great rival Rafa Nadal previous year.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:17

Monday starts off with the potential for a light coating of snow in spots (mainly north) and could lead to some slick spots on the road ways. We'll keep a slight chance for snow in for Tuesday /Wednesday, as its totally possible that models trend back to where they were yesterday between now and Tuesday .

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:11

This comes after a federal judge in California ordered the Trump administration to restart the program until a lawsuit challenging the administration's decision plays out in court. Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | January 15, 2018 | 03:24

Forecasters are advising of major disruption with two days of winter conditions on the way. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice across Northern Ireland on Monday, 15 January, until Tuesday, 16 January. Areas covered by the warning include: Central, Tayside & Fife, Grampian, Highlands & Eilean Siar, Orkney & Shetland, South West Scotland, Lothian Borders, Strathclyde and Northern Ireland.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:56

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani - who played a role in negotiating with Saudi Arabia during the Qatar diplomatic crisis previous year - made the claims in a YouTube video released on Sunday. He dropped off the radar for decades but rose to prominence suddenly last summer, when a major diplomatic crisis broke out in the Gulf. A video circulating online, also broadcast by Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television, shows the sheikh warning that he was "afraid something could happen to me that will ...