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by | February 03, 2018 | 09:14

Canada's Senate has passed a bill that changes the phrase "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command". A date for the change will be set once the nation's governor general gives her expected "royal assent". Bélanger, who was diagnosed in 2015 with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, died two months after the vote. But with that, Canada turned its national anthem "Oh Canada" gender-neutral, delighting liberal lawmakers and infuriating conservatives.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:12

Turkish operations , including airstrikes against targets in Afrin, are ongoing. "Why are certain [Western] countries trying to ignore the terrorists' actions?" The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group, confirmed that 68 civilians, including 21 children, have been killed in Afrin in the Turkish operation.

by | February 03, 2018 | 05:48

It was just one weapon highlighted in Friday's report , which focused heavily on current and future capabilities of us weapons, along with the advancements made in countries like Russian, China, North Korea and Iran. "Expanding flexible US nuclear options now, to include low-yield options, is important for the preservation of credible deterrence against regional aggression", argues the Nuclear Posture Review .

by | February 03, 2018 | 05:31

According to charging documents obtained by Las Vegas Now , Haig's fingerprints were found on armor-piercing bullets in Paddock's hotel room, where the gunman shot and killed 58 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 1.

by | February 03, 2018 | 05:33

But US officials have said internal debate on military action, including the possibility of a limited pre-emptive strike on a nuclear or missile site, has lost some momentum in recent weeks after the North-South talks ahead of ahead of the Olympics.

by | February 03, 2018 | 04:59

Spelling cheer for Mumbaikars, the Union Budget 2018-2019 has made substantial allocations to augment and expand the city's severely congested Western Railway and Central Railway suburban networks. Goyal later said he had spoken to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis , who is ready to give higher Floor Area Ratio in Transit Oriented Development for the network as part of a 50-50 joint venture with Railways.

by | February 03, 2018 | 04:16

You know that many Super Bowl parties will involve alcohol, so play it smart by having a winning game plan in place to not drink and drive. "It is also worth noting that walking while intoxicated is extremely risky to your own safety", police warned.

by | February 03, 2018 | 03:41

Last month, Florida elections officials approved a November ballot measure to return to the pre-2011 status quo that would automatically restore voting rights to people convicted of felonies who have completed their sentences, with exceptions for murder and serious sex offenses.

by | February 03, 2018 | 03:32

The shooting was in the Westlake District, a heavily populated area just northwest of downtown Los Angeles . Steve Zipperman, chief of the Los Angeles Unified School District police force, said: "We will attend to the needs of these students who witnessed this very carefully, with the understanding this is very traumatic".

by | February 03, 2018 | 03:19

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho wrote to Guterres this week to ask him to help keep the momentum for improved relations by opposing plans for US-South Korea military drills to be held after the Olympics. The South and North will also field a combined ice hockey team to compete. South Korea is preparing to host hundreds of other North Koreans during the games, including a 230-member cheering group and a 140-strong art troupe who are due to arrive next week.

by | February 03, 2018 | 01:08

Morgan's mom Angie said she was aware of her interest in#Slender Man and even talked about him with her. Angie said that the stuff they read was dark material but that she was reading Stephen King books at her age, so she wasn't anxious. Prosecutors want 15-year-old Morgan Geyser to spend the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing Payton Leutner in suburban Milwaukee in 2014.

by | February 03, 2018 | 01:03

Hussain Shihab, the global spokesperson of President Abdulla Yameen said the top-court order to release the jailed political members was passed without the involvement of both Attorney General and Prosecutor General, adding the government would "engage, and consult with, the Supreme Court in order to comply with the ruling in line with proper procedure and the rule of law".

by | February 03, 2018 | 00:57

According to a new research published in the journal Nature , the recent finding is the earliest evidence of Levallois technology in India. While the Attirampakaam site and its rich Middle Paleolithic record are best suited for this research, the study also says that insufficient fossil samples have prevented much research in the area.

by | February 03, 2018 | 00:33

The IDF said on Thursday in a statement that the IDF troops apprehended four suspects who infiltrated into Israel from the southern Gaza Strip. Warnings sirens wailed in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council Friday night, signaling an apparent rocket launch from the Gaza Strip, the second apparent launch in 24 hours.

by | February 03, 2018 | 00:31

Philippine security forces arrested the head of the Communist movement's armed wing following President Rodrigo Duterte's order to target guerrilla leaders after peace talks collapsed, police and human rights lawyers said on Thursday. Exiled CPP founder Jose Maria "Joma" Sison said the arrest of every peace consultant would make the resumption of negotiations "more hard". "Rather than persecute peace consultants, Duterte should resume peace talks on the most important substantive agenda", said ...

by | February 03, 2018 | 00:20

People form long lines every day at the collection points to fill their jugs with water. . University of Cape Town climate scientist Peter Johnston told BuzzFeed News that South Africa , Australia, and California are situated in climate regions that require them to conserve water collected in the winter to last them through the drier summer months.

by | February 03, 2018 | 00:11

Hailed as the world's largest health insurance program, the NHPS or Ayushman Bharat was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech on Thursday, and aims to increase the insurance cover, particularly for the poor.

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:40

YS Chowdary, minister of state for science and technology at the Centre while expressing his disappointment over the lack of budgetary support for AP said: "Many pressing issues of the state like railway zone, funding for Polavaram Dam and the new capital and other pending issues were not addressed in the budget ".

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:40

In another motion filed in state court that same year, attorneys said the psychologist will help in "developing evidence about [Battaglia's] mental health", while the mitigation specialist was needed to review Battaglia's medical files and "voluminous records" from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, as well as interview family members with whom Battaglia talks.

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:13

Swaraj during her interactions discussed ways to advance India's multi-dimensional and historic ties with Nepal. The Indian minister will also call on outgoing Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda".

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:16

Edwards was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 as a member of the group. Edwards repleced OG Temptations lead singer David Ruffin in 1968. Check out a few of The Temptations' classics with Edwards, below. Edwards is also known for a solo hit, " Don't Look Any Further ", that not only scored high on the charts but also with other artists, who sampled it in their own music .

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:05

For the seventh year in a row, America's favorite "Rufferee", Dan Schachner , returned to call the puppy penalties, furry fumbles and terrier touchdowns. For feline fans there's the "Kitty Half Time Show" which will feature music from Super Bowl Halftime performer Justin Timberlake . If you need a break from everyone going on a rampage because of the game, you're in luck because Tinder is doing a one-time revamping, and we don't mean the implementation of a filter that gets rid of ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:02

Messi's impact during the opening half grew increasingly more troublesome for the visitors and he soon picked out Andreas Iniesta with a clinical switch of play, leaving Domenech to get a vital touch on the Spaniard's cross as it looked to be making its way to an unmarked Suarez at the back post.

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:55

Late Tuesday, in an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , remained silent when Kimmel began asking her about the reports . On Tuesday night's show, Kimmel said to Daniels that he had seen the Tuesday letter, and noted a discrepancy between the signature on the statement by Cohen and the signature on the letter.

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:53

The fire was extinguished quickly, and it did not appear that any of the canisters exploded. Amateur video clips circulating on Chinese social media showed several people sprawled on the pavement and receiving medical treatment from fire and rescue personnel.

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:48

Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb said today that Osborne had planned "a suicide mission" and expected to be shot dead. Osborne must serve a minimum of 43 years before being considered for parole. In her sentencing remarks, the judge praised Mohammed Mahmoud, imam of the local mosque, for intervening to stop them from hurting him. He killed one person and injured nine others .

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:28

Kim unexpectedly said in his New Year's address that he was willing to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics being held February 9-25 in the South Korean county of Pyeongchang — and the South Korean government and International Olympic Committee responded positively.

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:25

Martha Bok, a South Sudanese refugee with six children, told Grandi that she ran away from South Sudan after her husband was killed. "We will appeal for a lot of money [.] for right now 2.4 million refugees in neighboring countries including Kenya, a number that we project will rise above 3 million by the end of the year if the conflict does not stop".

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:17

At least a dozen others were injured during the almost two-hour clashes, with about 22 people being hospitalized. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb urgently flew to Calais to voice his support for the police and discuss the situation with the local authorities.

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:07

The bodies of two Libyans and eight Pakistanis have reportedly washed up on the Libyan coast, according to the International Organization for Migration . A statement from the Zuwara coastguard said their initial information suggested there were some 90 people on board. Libya is a popular transit route for migrants trying to reach southern Europe by sea.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:55

The U.K. prime minister insisted a deal had been reached on citizens' rights in December, which set a March 29, 2019 deadline after which migrants moving to Britain from the European Union could not expect to accrue the same rights as before.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:57

The wave of anti-goverment demonstrations last month was sparked by concerns over rising living costs and a stagnant economy, but also provided an opening for Iranian women to push for equal rights. The reformist Shargh newspaper covered the protests under the headline "Reactions to the removal of headscarves in the streets". "The girl of Enghelab Street has been released", human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh wrote in a post on her Facebook page on January 28.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:54

The Congressmen and Congresswomen on board were picked up to be taken to their retreat in West Virginia by bus. "They are injured badly", congressman Dr. NPR reports one person has died and another was seriously injured in the crash. "Today's incident was a bad tragedy", Ryan tweeted. It was a 10-carriage train, Amtrak said .

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:51

As Polish diplomats have pointed out for decades, the extermination camps established on Polish territory during World War II were created and operated by the German Nazi regime, not by Poles. "Such attempts must be put down swiftly". Nazi Germany occupied Poland from September 1939 until 1945 when Soviet forces liberated the country. How are Polish voters reacting? Intelligence and Transportation Minister Israel Katz called on Netanyahu to immediately recall the ambassador to Poland ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:49

In early September, President Trump's Justice Department announced the phasing out of the DACA program, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era ordered that allowed the so-called 'Dreamers, ' undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children, to remain.