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by | February 20, 2018 | 16:21

The 22nd title of her career gave the 16th-seeded Kvitova, who began the week rated 21st on the tour, consecutive tournament crowns for the first time since 2011. "I just tried... It was a really tough match, a big fight and hopefully the people enjoyed it". Muguruza had a day's rest on Saturday, receiving a bye in the semi-final after opponent Simona Halep withdrew because of injury.Kvitova though said that would not be an advantage.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:56

However, something worse happened later that day, when a chopper #Lost Control and killed at least 13 people while injuring 16 more . The 7.2 magnitude quake left almost a million homes and businesses without power in Mexico City and the south and damaged at least 50 homes in Oaxaca.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:56

The Secret Service said in a statement Monday that the man lawfully possessed a gun that was prohibited in its jurisdiction. As is often the case, the White House procures local drivers for certain vehicles in the President's motorcade , while other cars - including Trump's - are driven by Secret Service or military personnel.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:53

When only Republican respondents were polled, Trump still ranked 40th worst out of 45 Presidents. According to the 2018 Presidents & Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey, Mr Trump ranks even lower than disgraced President Richard Nixon - even among conservatives.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:50

James won his third All-Star MVP award and his team won the first NBA All-Star Game in the new format Sunday night, beating Stephen Curry's team , 148-145. Team Stephen started Giannis Antetokounmpo , Joel Embiid , James Harden and DeRozan. In a game that actually featured more defense than normal, the Beard was able to finish with a respectable 12 points, 7 rebounds & 8 assists.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:48

The two are suspected of promoting regulation worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Israel's Bezeq telecom company in return for favorable coverage of Netanyahu at the Walla news site. A statement from the police said two men had in 2015 "approached a public official with an offer to help advance her to the position of attorney general" in return for her taking certain action "on a criminal case", with the offer never reaching fruition.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:32

We're already doing that because of what happened in Florida", Woods said. Detectives say the student who made the threat has been identified and determined to be unable to carry out the threat. Camden Police Department is actively involved in pursuing the source of the post and the perpetrator will be prosecuted to the fullness extent of the law.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:28

The comments were the Kremlin's first reaction to charges drawn up by the office of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Mr Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that while the indictment focuses on "Russian nationals" it gives "no indication that the Russian government was involved in this in any way".

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:27

The classified report, released by Oxfam on Monday as part of efforts to contain the fall out that engulfed the charity last week, contains new revelations of serious misconduct by members of the charity in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster in Haiti in 2011.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:19

Yesterday, Yameen submitted a request to the Maldivian Parliament , seeking extension of emergency by a period of 30 days, holding that the threat to national security has not diminished and the Constitutional crisis has not been resolved.The issue is expected to be decided by the Majlis today.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:18

The FBI said that Rohana used a cellular telephone as a flashlight, looked at various exhibits displayed in the then-closed showroom, stepped up onto a platform supporting one of the statues, and took a selfie with it. The works came from one of China's most important archaeological finds. One of the friends said she heard Rohana discussing the thumb on the ride home, according to the affidavit, part of a criminal complaint charging him with theft of major artwork from a museum and other ...

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:00

A spokesman for Mueller and an attorney for Gates declined to comment on Sunday. Both pleaded not guilty at the time. The revised plea deal will be presented in federal court "within the next few days", according to The Times. "Gates, by all appearances, worked hand in glove with Manafort, and it appears that he's in a position to provide prosecutors with a treasure trove of evidence and corroboration in their case against Manafort ", said Mintz.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:42

The counting of votes however will be done on March 03, 2018. The official said snags in EVMs attached with VVPAT were reported from around 180 polling stations, resulting in slow balloting. Analyzing the affidavits declared by the chief ministers of the three poll-bound states, it is clear that Nagaland CM TR Zeliang is the richest CM among the trio followed by Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma while Tripura CM Manik Sarkar remains the poorest CM not only in Northeast but the entire country.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:29

The president also says he's "working with Congress on many fronts". Pence is addressing the shooting at a Parkland , Florida , high school during a stop in San Antonio, Texas. "To every parent , teacher and child who is hurting so badly, we are here for you, whatever you need, whatever we can do, to ease your pain". Many of these demonstrators are calling for a ban on assault rifles, including the AR-15, the weapon Nikolas Cruz allegedly used to carry out the massacre .

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:09

They declined to provide their son's first name or age. The couple also clearly saw that Cruz was depressed about his mother's death. But there was tension over Cruz's guns and a possible misunderstanding about money. A family that took in Nikolas Cruz after his adoptive mother died are now devastated by the thought "we had this monster living under our roof and didn't know", the Sun Sentinel reported .

by | February 19, 2018 | 13:48

The group's members underwent "psychological training" and were supposed to honor North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . But Moon, who took office a year ago, has pushed to improve relations with the North. As the United States stated, strong sanctions could be announced, the temporarily postponed Korea-U.S. joint military exercises would begin, and sea interdiction, if not a blockade, could be imposed.

by | February 19, 2018 | 13:40

He also noted that Mr Christensen "took it down after he was spoken to about it". Mr Christensen is expected to hold a press conference later on Monday. "Well I don't know what that has to do with the situation here in Australia", he said. Greens leader Richard Di Natale said he had reported the "disgraceful" post to the AFP on Sunday.

by | February 19, 2018 | 13:27

Presidents' Day is one of those holidays, and it's also known as Washington's Birthday or Washington and Lincoln Day. Presidents day is a federal holiday and there are numerous closures associated with the day. We hope you have a safe and Happy Presidents' Day weekend. In Washington's birthplace in Alexandria, Virginia, the celebrations last for a whole month.

by | February 19, 2018 | 12:31

Passenger Lisa Bolitho told AAP there has been "very violent. full-on attacks" before the late night "bloodbath" which saw a group of passengers evicted off the ship on Friday morning. "If you had your phone out like that they'd snatch it straight out of your hand", she said. "And unfortunately my children witnessed it and they're scared".

by | February 19, 2018 | 12:16

Looking only until Tuesday morning we will see about an inch to an inch and a half of rainfall with light to heavy showers move through the area. So along with the above average temperatures expect a few showers as well. Cloudy to start Sunday with some clearing through the morning. The weekend brings a chance of rain both days, but for now neither day appears to be a washout.

by | February 19, 2018 | 10:54

Donald Trump's security staff scuffled with Chinese officials over the emergency nuclear codes during a visit by the United States president to Beijing, media reported. And the chief of staff John Kelly intervened, and the incident ended in a scuffle between Chinese and American security officials. This aide is to remain close to the president at all times.

by | February 19, 2018 | 09:28

Turkey also touted the idea of a joint United States and Turkey deployment in the area, on condition that the USA guarantees a prompt withdrawal of the Kurdish YPG forces. Even if a deal came into force it would still rest on shaky foundations, Jia Kurd admitted. Turkey launched the cross-border military operation in Afrin in a bid to oust the YPG, regarded by Ankara as a terror group affiliated with the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) that has been fighting for autonomy in Turkey's ...

by | February 19, 2018 | 09:25

On his visit to one of the residences of Mahatma Gandhi, Trudeau wrote in the visitors' book that it was "a lovely place of peace, humility and truth, that is as needed today as it ever was". Modi will hold bilateral talks with Trudeau on February 23 following which a number of agreements are expected to be signed. The 46-year-old Canadian PM arrived in New Delhi on Saturday for a week-long visit on the invitation by his "friend" Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

by | February 19, 2018 | 06:38

Having caused damage to Tonga last week, the cyclone is taking a boomerang-shaped path that has it now lying south of New Caledonia, according to MetService's latest tracking map today. Now it is considered most likely that Gita will track eastsoutheast across central New Zealand on Tuesday and Wednesday, but as has previosly been mentioned there is some uncertainty regarding the speed and track.

by | February 19, 2018 | 05:37

Speaking to reporters at assembly complex, Leader of the Opposition Chandrakant "Babu" Kavlekar said the first resolution passed by the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) was wishing speedy recovery to the chief minister . Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Parrikar in the Mumbai hospital on Sunday. However, he needs sufficient time to recover and be focused on the treatment.

by | February 19, 2018 | 05:01

Khan had denied media reports that he had already contracted marriage with Maneka, a day after a Pakistani daily reported that he married her on January 1 in Lahore. She was married to Khawar Farid Maneka, a senior customs official in Islamabad, the Dawn newspaper reported. "Leave that matter", he had then replied to The News.

by | February 19, 2018 | 04:25

Why then did she pivot from the Clinton camp to her former " Apprentice " boss' administration? Omarosa answers, and despite her and Trump never hooking up, the controversial reality star said someone in the White House is. Taken aback by the shocking question, Manigault Newman said, "Hell no!" "It was always about the country. What is he gonna tweet next?" "It's not", she previously told contestant Matthew Ross when he asked if Americans should be anxious.

by | February 19, 2018 | 03:27

Maris Kucinskis , the prime minister of Latvia's bank, confirmed that none of the official nor he should intrude the anti-corruption agency's work. Latvian finance minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola said Rimsevics should resign while the investigation is ongoing to protect the country's reputation, according to Reuters.

by | February 19, 2018 | 02:42

Last night's prolonged 7.2 magnitude natural disaster left almost a million homes and businesses without power in the capital as well as in four south west states. Earlier reports said the chopper crashed on top of two vans in an open field. In Mexico City , the seismic alarm sounded 72 seconds before tremors were felt, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said, giving residents time to flee to the streets.

by | February 19, 2018 | 02:14

A 19-year-old former student, Nikolas Cruz , was arrested and charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in relation to the attack. "Incredible job and everybody is talking about it", Trump reportedly said, after a meeting at the local sheriff's office.

by | February 19, 2018 | 01:27

Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Up to a quarter-inch of precipitation is possible. There is the potential for a short period of heavy snow Saturday night , which could lead to a rapid deterioration in road conditions. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Far northern and western Virginia will have the best chance of a few inches of snow and sleet. This high pressure system should make for dry conditions Tuesday with partly sunny skies and near record breaking warmth.

by | February 19, 2018 | 00:49

George Groves (right) will defend his WBA super middleweight title against Chris Eubank Jr . He will also bring a lot of experience and confidence now he is a world champion, but I think we are all aware of that. Groves-Eubank will be broadcast live on ITV Box Office, with coverage beginning on 7pm. In the WBSS quarterfinal round, Eubank Jr. stopped Avni Yildirim (16-0) in the third round.

by | February 19, 2018 | 00:29

The assailant was identified as a 22-year-old man local to the region, the TASS news agency said, citing the investigative committee. The gunman was seen on surveillance video walking to the scene with a gun. According to preliminary data, five men have died; several more have been injured. The gunman targeted worshippers at a Russian Orthodox church in the mainly Muslim region, although no motive has been established yet.

by | February 18, 2018 | 23:28

After his announcement, a Twitter user commented that his "obsession with Pence is creepy". "This was literally my first tweet ever that mentioned him", Gusworthy shot back. "I'm very happy to meet Adam and we got to hang out at opening ceremonies and I think he's just a tremendous guy". Previously US figure skater Adam Rippon said that Pence doesn't stand for anything he himself believes in.

by | February 18, 2018 | 21:34

The White House had said in a statement the investigation indicates there was " NO COLLUSION " between the campaign and Russian Federation. "If it was the GOAL of Russian Federation to create discord, disruption and chaos within the USA then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams", he tweeted .