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by | February 07, 2018 | 12:38

Talks between between Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), her allied Christian Social Union (CSU) and the SPD are due to continue at 10 am local time at the CDU's head office, a venue change from the SPD's headquarters the previous day. Even if both sides end up signing a coalition agreement that lays out the next government's policies, a new Merkel-led government is not yet guaranteed.

by | February 07, 2018 | 12:26

But he also warned of growing competition and threats from China, Russia, North Korea, Iran and extremist organizations. The document said the sea-launched cruise missile as well as a new "low-yield" option on the Trident missile would "provide additional diversity in platforms, range, and survivability, and a valuable hedge against future nuclear "break-out" scenarios".

by | February 07, 2018 | 12:09

And while the early-morning snapshot would seem to indicate that Super Bowl LII scared up a massive audience, direct correlations between the metered market estimates and the finals can be hard to come by. If there are protesting players at the Super Bowl, NBC is set to show them , and the National Football League told CNN Money ahead of the game that it does not plan to keep players in their locker rooms and that there is no rule preventing players from protesting.

by | February 07, 2018 | 11:49

The bill has drawn a chorus of criticism from countries including Israel and the United States. The tribunal is now the only institution that could still reverse the law in its entirety or in parts. Secretary of State Tillerson said that while "terms like "Polish death camps" are painful and misleading", they are best countered through "open debate, scholarship, and education".

by | February 07, 2018 | 11:47

She hinted B.C. craft beer could be next in line for a boycott, and she called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to do more than just say he supports seeing the expansion completed. Legally, B.C. may have no authority to implement some of its planned restrictions. At a recent town hall in Nanaimo, Trudeau was heckled by anti-pipeline activists.

by | February 07, 2018 | 11:15

However, if there is a dispute, ICBC will institute a new independent dispute resolution process for minor disputes that mirrors a new civil resolution tribunal used to settle strata disputes. "I am encouraged that the government is putting British Columbians' health outcomes at the centre of these policy changes", said Weaver. "These changes make the injured customer our top priority, redirecting payments away from legal costs into significantly enhancing the care and treatments for anyone ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 11:14

Before you lock yourself in a panic room, relax - they weren't talking about North Korea or anything nuclear, just a military parade that Trump wants to see wend its way through Washington , D.C. The Senate is inching closer toward reaching an agreement to lift budget spending caps and potentially raise the debt ceiling, but House Democrats are expressing concerns they will lose their leverage in immigration negotiations if the caps deal passes the upper chamber.

by | February 07, 2018 | 10:33

US lawmakers, skeptical about the prospects of victory, grilled the Trump administration Tuesday on the direction of the nation's longest-running war, now in its 17th year. Rand Paul of Kentucky. "We are honest and committed to Afghanistan and its people", he added. Jeff Merkley of OR complained that every couple of years, US administrations claim the corner is being turned in the Afghan war.

by | February 07, 2018 | 10:23

The military said the suspect was not apprehended in the operation and seven people were detained for questioning. Meanwhile, Israeli forces rounded up 17 Palestinians in overnight raids in the Israeli-occupied West Bank , according to a Palestinian NGO.

by | February 07, 2018 | 08:47

There are three sections - one that is privileged and can do things for others, the other is one that has worked hard to fulfill his aspirations, and then the third section is one that is underprivileged. Jaitley said the government is also focusing on further enhancing "ease of living" and 'ease of doing business'. Increasing the tax slab is a big challenge, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

by | February 07, 2018 | 08:14

Customs and Border Protection officials. However, with the clock ticking toward another potential government shutdown unless another extension is passed by Congress, Trump seemingly tweeted that McCain and Coons' plan was a "total waste of time ".

by | February 07, 2018 | 08:02

ICE did not identify the businesses its agents visited in the Bay Area and the Sacramento region Monday through Wednesday. But advance warning was issued three days ahead of time calling on the businesses to provide proof their employees are legally allowed to work in the country.

by | February 07, 2018 | 07:58

Besides, for the first time, train management system will be introduced in Khurda railway division for which an allocation of Rs 31 crore has been made, Singh said and added that the system will be implemented from the Khurda railway station.

by | February 07, 2018 | 07:52

Johnathan Davis, the co-founder of Newsweek Media Group , ordered the firing of top editor Bob Roe, his deputy Ken Li and reporter Celeste Katz. Last week, BuzzFeed reported that Newsweek Media Group engaged in "fraudulent online traffic practices" when securing an online advertising agreement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

by | February 07, 2018 | 07:19

According to the government, liquor stores will not be allowed to sell cannabis, which will make way for the creation of a new standalone network of public retail stores. Farnworth says the framework comes after months of engagement and research. Someone with a criminal record is not excluded from operating a marijuana store but someone with ties to organized crime is.

by | February 07, 2018 | 07:05

The discussion has begun after Polish Senate adopted a draft law criminalizing the propaganda of the Ukrainian nationalists' ideology along with any accusations of complicity in war crimes during World War II, including the Holocaust, made against Polish people, as well as any denials of the killings of Poles by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.

by | February 07, 2018 | 06:44

The Court ruled that their trials had been conducted "based on political motivations; and in violation of the Constitution and worldwide human rights covenants acceded by the Maldives " and ordered their release until retrials and judgement in accordance with the law have been conducted.

by | February 07, 2018 | 06:24

Asian cities considering a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics will not be excluded despite the continent hosting three consecutive Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr said on Tuesday. Administration officials said the vice president and secretary of state had spoken several times over the past few days about the Korean issue. Trump had invited Warmbier's family as personal guests.

by | February 07, 2018 | 06:22

Although not labeled as classified, the Department of Homeland Security draft "after-action" reports were designated " For Official Use Only " and " important for national security ", according to CNN . Alongside the documents were the boarding pass and flight itinerary of Michael V Walter, CNN reported. The exercises simulated the event of an intentional anthrax attack.

by | February 07, 2018 | 06:16

She later told reporters it was meant to be a parody of a Rauner ad in which neighboring state governors facetiously thank Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan for sending businesses and residents their way. IL government has been the subject of a great deal of ridicule in the past, and many individuals identifying as true conservatives blame Gov. Bruce Rauner for the most recent round of scorn.

by | February 07, 2018 | 06:13

During their meeting, Page provided documents to the diplomat which he claimed on " GMA " were just notes from a course he was teaching at New York University . Stephanopoulos confronted Page with his own claim to have served as an adviser to the Russian government. If there is concrete evidence that Page was in the employ of the Kremlin while he was an advisor to the Trump campaign in 2016, the American people deserve to know.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:54

However, when the Prime Minister visited France in 2015, a surprise announcement was made that India had placed an order for 36 fighter aircraft. Though each jet may come for Rs 670 crore, the per unit cost zooms to nearly Rs 1,640 crore if the overall deal is taken into account, which includes a deadly weapons package, all spares and costs for 75% fleet availability and performance-based logistics support for five years, among other things, as reported by TOI earlier.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:50

SHAPIRO: So the Republican memo was finally released on Friday. "As the (Democrats) memo makes clear, none of this is true". Law enforcement agencies obtained a warrant to surveil Page - an oil industry adviser who served as the Trump campaign's foreign policy adviser with strong connections in Russian Federation - by presenting what has become known as the Steele Dossier - a document collected by former British spy Christopher Steele.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:44

The groundswell of support for dealing with the issue in Congress developed when Speier took to YouTube in October to recount her own encounter with harassment years ago as a young congressional aide and launched a #MeTooCongress campaign to encourage other congressional staff members to go public with their stories.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:39

He had stood beside Odinga on Tuesday at the symbolic presidential inauguration, which the government has called an "illegal act" that put the lives of thousands of Kenyans at risk. Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr said the government was playing cold feet. "We will resist any attempt to arrest and intimidate us", said Aladwa.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:25

Lithuania has yesterday accused Russian Federation of deploying missiles capable of carrying nuclear charges in the Kaliningrad enclave. The head of the Russian parliament's defense committee, Vladimir Shamanov, confirmed the missiles' deployment in remarks carried by Russian news agencies.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:23

Conservative Party of Canada Leader Andrew Scheer called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to repay taxpayers more than $200,000 he used to fund his much-publicized and criticized vacation. It must be hard for Trudeau to come up with enough new material to maintain his reputation as the most sanctimonious Social Justice Warrior of all time.

by | February 07, 2018 | 05:16

Republicans were "hammered" in the Intelligence panel's closed-door meeting Monday for releasing their own memo last week while delaying action on the Democratic response, Representative Adam Schiff, the committee's top Democrat told reporters afterward.

by | February 07, 2018 | 04:59

Tweeting from his resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on Saturday, Trump called Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of election interference a "witch hunt" and a "disgrace" and said the memo "totally vindicates" him. They fear that Trump is looking for excuses to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who oversees the special counsel's investigation, and, by extension, Mueller.

by | February 07, 2018 | 04:36

Dental hygienist Alicia Washington cleans Lyndsey Eagleston's teeth at the Nexus healthcare center in Toledo. Fitchburg's community health center would lose around $3.4 million in federal funding, which is about 15 percent of its operating budget.

by | February 07, 2018 | 04:16

Furthermore, this idea is not new to President Trump as he said to French President Macron a year ago, in reference to the Bastille Day parade , that " We're going to have to try and top it ". Joseph Dunford. Does anyone doubt that if offered the alternatives of reviewing a huge military parade or getting to devote an entire evening to his Twitter account, the 45th president would give up SOTU in a NY minute? "This is being worked at the highest levels of the military ", the unnamed ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 04:04

Nunes is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, whose Republican members released a four-page memo outlining alleged mistakes in the FBI's application for FISA warrants to monitor former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. Schiff has said he has given his memo to the Justice Department for review. House members have already had a chance to read the Democrats' memo.

by | February 07, 2018 | 03:38

Duterte's declaration came after the conclusion of all foreign research studies at Benham Rise, including one carried out by China, which began last month despite security concerns. "The development authority will be a coordinating body, a policy-making body. It will be under the Office of the President", he said. Mr Pinol did not identify the diplomat, but a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman had said a year ago that Manila could not claim the Philippines Rise as part of its territory.

by | February 07, 2018 | 03:28

Trump said during the portion of a meeting at the White House that reporters were invited to observe. "I can't imagine men and women of good will who begged this president to solve the problem of DACA " would oppose Trump's proposal, said Kelly, using the program's acronym.

by | February 07, 2018 | 03:24

An attack helicopter ripped the top floor off a house and set it on fire as it crashed into a residential area in Japan on Monday. Keiichiro Tabaru, a 21-year-old resident who was doing farm work about 3 kilometers away, said, "I didn't expect a helicopter would crash".