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by | February 06, 2018 | 19:03

The Speaker conceded that developments within the ruling party, which entail a national executive committee meeting on Wednesday to decide Zuma's fate as president, also factored into the decision. Mr Zuma has always denied any wrongdoing. Last year, the High Court ruled in a case brought by the opposition Democratic Alliance that Mr Zuma should face the charges.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:52

Two people were airlifted from the scene of a 30 vehicle pile-up on eastbound Interstate 44 at mile marker 186 in Rolla. Authorities didn't release the names of those killed or hurt. Troop F also published their response numbers from Sunday night, counting 141 crashes with 11 injuries and one fatality across 201 calls for service.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:42

The Nasdaq composite was down 6 points , or 0.1 percent, to 6,956. The S&P 500 index hit 2,716.74 at its low on Monday, representing a decline of 5.4% since its intraday peak at 2,872.87 on January 26, according to FactSet data. and other major economies, low interest rates, and support from central banks. Energy companies, banks and industrial firms are taking some of the biggest hits.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:34

According to reports, both the Chinese nationals were travelling in a vehicle in Karachi's Zamzama when unidentified gunmen opened fire at them. The two were targeted in a posh street of the country's commercial capital, Azad Khan, a senior police official, told reporters adding that one of the injured was said to be in critical condition.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:03

CCTV video showed the attacker crossing the road to stab his victim, who then runs away out of view. Shin Bet security services say Jarrer was the head operative in the January attack that killed killed in the drive-by shooting near attack near the West Bank city of Nablus.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:05

The page goes on, and is joined by a page that cherry-picks quotes about white supremacy from world leaders - and notorious anti-Semite Charles Lindbergh. He made an early run for Milwaukee mayor in 1976, and throughout the nineties and aughts made numerous attempts to secure a seat in Congress. That's because the 3rd Congressional District is one of the most heavily Democratic in the state .

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:01

In that time - the 14 months between July 2015 and Nassar's arrest in September 2016 - the former Olympic doctor assaulted at least 40 more young women. While this may be true, it is hard to find fault in the anger that so many of those involved feel towards Larry Nassar . The IndyStar , part of the USA TODAY Network, revealed the first allegations of abuse by Larry Nassar , a high-profile women's gymnastics team doctor, and triggered a criminal prosecution that led to his imprisonment.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:53

Not that we're likely to be told about it. The partial withdrawal of USA forces comes three months ahead of national elections in Iraq , where the indefinite presence of United States troops continues to be a divisive issue. Raymond declined to specify where his unit was being redeployed, in line with regulations as the information has not yet been made public. "The [drawdown] is an abdication of responsibility by the coalition", said Fahad al-Rashed, a member of the provincial council ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:52

Known as "New START", the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms reduces deployed nuclear weapons to 700 delivery vehicles and 1,550 warheads. Monday was the deadline to verify compliance. The announcement came days after the Pentagon released an aggressive nuclear strategy. "Just another bad deal that the country made, whether it's START, whether it's the Iran deal", Trump said at the time.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:53

One of the world's leading investigators of the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been killed in Kenya . That's when he left the USA for Kenya, and his work helped put an end to the sales of rhino horn and ivory in China . His most recent research had been focused on how the illegal ivory trade had moved to the countries around China after the ban. Illicit demand for elephant ivory has led to devastating losses from illegal poaching as the natural habitat available for the ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:40

The tribunal is a prelude to a later one due in France over Abdeslam€™s role in the Paris attacks that killed 130 people in 2015. Abdeslam, who is in solitary confinement in France where he faces allegations linked to the Paris attacks, is not required to attend the trial in Brussels .

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:31

Regime and allied forces are now engaged in military operations against rebels and Islamist militants on several fronts, including in the northwestern province of Idlib and on the outskirts of Damascus. The inquiry also said the Islamic State group has used sulfur mustard. "If it is confirmed that the Syrian government has once again used chemical weapons, that would be an abhorrent act and an egregious violation of the moral and legal obligation to avoid the use of chemical weapons", a ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:30

Most of the efforts to eradicate FGM following this have focused on Africa, despite the ritual being widespread in Asia as well. Although school holidays are the most at-risk time for girls to become victims of FGM, it can occur at any time.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:29

Swedish prosecutors dropped the case a year ago, but Assange was still subject to a British arrest warrant for jumping bail in 2012. "I am not persuaded the warrant should be withdrawn", Arbuthnot told lawyers, journalists and Assange supporters gathered at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:14

Several WAVY viewers noted Tuesday morning receiving texts warning of a tsunami. "It got coded wrong and it was just a test", he said. That meant users of some mobile apps received what looked like an actual warning. The NWS's NY station later said the test alert did have the word "test" in it , but many people nonetheless apparently received notifications without this clarification.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:14

Mr Trump went on offence on Monday, making unsubstantiated allegations against Mr Schiff, Democratic Senator Mark Warner, former FBI Director James Comey, former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper - all of whom have publicly criticised the Nunes memo .

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:50

The NTV , KTN News and Citizen TV channels were taken off the air on Tuesday, hours before they were due to broadcast Odinga's event. Miguna was detained in a dawn raid on his Nairobi home on Friday after that of another opposition leader a day earlier.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:49

That surpasses the 19 from previous year and during the Great Recession. Amazon, meanwhile, saw its latest quarterly profit soar past $1 billion for the first time as it sold more voice-activated gadgets, enlisted new Prime members and benefited from its recent purchase of Whole Foods.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:45

The drop on Friday was the sixth-largest point drop in history. Australia's benchmark S&P ASX 200 slid 3.4 percent, South Korea's Kospi declined 2.4 percent and the Shanghai Composite index was off 2.2 percent. Oil prices also fell, with Brent crude down 1.8 per cent to $67.37 a barrel, the biggest decline in more than a month. US crude fell 1.99 percent to $64.15 a barrel, while Brent fell 1.4 percent to $67.62.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:38

An "intense" period of negotiations will begin straightaway and the government is "confident" of securing an agreement at the next meeting of European Union leaders in March, he said. Their teams meet in Brussels for the first talks on a transition period, plus how to enforce the divorce treaty and on ensuring there is no "hard" land border with Ireland .

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:41

He will then call on deputy prime ministers Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said and Sayyid Asaad during the visit. "This is not a visit to a temple but it is fulfilment of the commitment given to our prime minister to look after the interest and demand of the Indian community living in the UAE ", Mr Kumar said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:33

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops who make the ground shake as they pass through Kim Il Sung Square, rolling tanks and increasingly heavy weaponry, culminating most recently in April with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) - or at least their casings.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:32

Trump's conflation of the stock market and the broader economy was problematic to begin with, given that almost half of the country has nothing invested in the market. In an interview with CNN, Hogan Gidley, another White House deputy press secretary, said that despite Trump's taking credit for the rise, the drop should not be pinned on the president.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:33

Along with seeking Moore, police continue to work this case across Alabama. The Alabama Internet Crime Against Children Task Force and Central Alabama Crime Stoppers on Monday announced warrants against 44-year-old Germaine Moore. The video, which appears to depict an underage girl involved in a sex act, has reportedly been shared on various social media and internet service provider platforms across the country.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:32

He played a similar role with more bite in the television hit, Frasier . When the show went off the air in 2004, longtime television writer Linda Holmes, now the editor of NPR's pop culture blog, Monkey See , called Mahoney "probably one of the most underappreciated elements in the cast".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:30

The government of Poland canceled my visit because I mentioned the crimes of its people. "I am honored", Bennett said. Bennett said he would tell them, "I came to tell the truth where the truth occurred". The bill has drawn criticism from the USA and condemnation from a number of global organisations as well as Polish minority groups. Israel slammed the new proposed legislation, emphasizing that Poland was instrumental in the extermination of Jews during World War II.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:28

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has vowed to permit votes on immigration legislation this month as part of the agreement to reopen the government - but he has not yet said which bill he will use to begin the debate, how long the debate will run and what kinds of amendments will be permitted.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:23

In a statement issued after declaring emergency Yameen said on state television, "though certain rights will be restricted, general movements, services and businesses will not be affected". He was granted medical leave while serving 13 years in prison and traveled to Britain, where he has lived since 2016 since being granted asylum. The opposition leader also urged the USA to stop Maldives government officials from making transactions through American banks.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:15

Apart from regulatory moves around the world of cryptocurrency, the latest development in the crypto market is the decision by major US banks to ban the use of their credit cards for cryptocurrency purchases. Overseas transactions and regulatory evasion have resumed . " Risks are still there, fueled by illegal issuance, and even fraud and pyramid selling ".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:12

Alito Jr. rejected the request by state Republicans . A special congressional election now set for March 13 to fill a vacancy in the 18th district will go ahead under the old map, the state court ruled . The justices are now considering challenges to Wisconsin's state legislative districts and a congressional district in Maryland . The court told state lawmakers to redraw the state's 18 House districts, which now favor Republicans, and it left open the possibility that it would ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:07

US authorities have been fighting for Mr Love , 33, to be extradited to stand trial after he allegedly stole data from agencies including the Federal Reserve , US army, defence department and FBI. After his arrest at his home in Britain in October 2013, his lawyers argued he would be prone to physical and mental danger in American prisons, and should instead face charges in Britain.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:06

The S&P 500 is down nearly 8 per cent from its all-time high, CNN reported . At one point , the Dow fell 6.3 percent or 1,597 points, the biggest one-day points loss ever, as it breached both the 25,000 and 24,000 levels during trading.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:41

This story contains significant details from Sunday's post-Super Bowl episode of This Is Us . Thankfully, Milo Ventimiglia was there to assure fans that Jack wasn't leaving the show (there are still lots of flashbacks waiting for fans), and his spirit would certainly live on despite his death.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:27

The suspect who was killed had entered Turkey illegally and received training from a branch of the Syrian Kurdish PYD group, the governor's office said . Fighting between Turkish forces and US-backed SDF fighters in Syria's Afrin province is getting more dire. When we refused because we don't want the regime to come back again to our region ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:28

Italian authorities have imposed a ban on protests in central Rome as the Eternal City braces for the visit of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . The two leaders stressed that "equating Islam with terror is wrong", according to Turkish sources, with Erdoğan telling the pope that Turkey values people from all religions, including Catholics, living in harmony and peace.