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by | February 21, 2018 | 12:40

Orengo too frantically shouted at the immigration officer who grabbed Wanjigi's passport to identify himself but it was all in vain. The incident is likely to intensify accusations that the government is infringing civil rights as it cracks down on the opposition following disputed elections previous year, and Odinga's symbolic inauguration of himself as president last month.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:36

Historically they were known primarily as a range toy, an accessory popular with gun nerds who post shooting videos on YouTube . And even if such a rule were enacted, it's unclear how effective it would be in preventing mass shootings - there's no evidence so far that the Parkland shooter used a bump stock .

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:15

Andrew Weaver, the leader of the B.C. Green Party, which has an agreement with the NDP to support its budgets, said, "Overall we find this budget quite refreshing". "We believe this is a fair process", said James . The provincial government has delivered on its promise to curb speculation and invest in affordable housing in its B.C.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:55

He said that with money, the BJP had become so arrogant that they think they can buy God also. Congress President also showed the thinking of the party towards the people of the state during these rallies. Read Also: Rahul Gandhi dissolves CWC, forms steering committee for Congress plenary session He added that strikes and violent activities were a thing of the past in Meghalaya and that there was an atmosphere of peace and stability now in the state.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:34

A block Congress president and MLA Byrathi Basavraj's right-hand man, Narayanaswamy , was caught on camera threatening to set a government office ablaze. A police complaint has, meanwhile, been filed against Narayanaswamy. He was angry after denial of a fake khata by official Chengal Rayappa. Reacting on the issue, BJP leader Suresh Kumar said that it was a government sponsored hooliganism.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:18

But Capetonians are not yet out of the woods. "This week's lower rate of consumption can be attributed to the Groenland water reaching Steenbras Upper Dam last week.as well as to a further reduction in Cape Town's weekly average demand to 523 megalitres per day‚ compared to 1 130 in 2014".

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:11

The White House has said Mr Trump will meet with students, teachers, state and local officials to discuss ways of improving school safety and addressing gun violence. President Donald Trump on Tuesday indicated his support for stronger background checks for gun purchases, almost a week after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:07

During his speech in Munich , the Prime Minister displayed what he said was a piece from an Iranian drone that flew into Israeli airspace on February 10. There are growing fears that a miscalculation could trigger a much wider conflict. "It's not made them more moderate internally, and it's not make them more moderate externally".

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:52

Eight months after ordering priests in a Nigerian diocese to pledge their obedience to the pope and accept the bishop that now-retired Pope Benedict XVI had named for them, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the disputed bishop. While some of them accepted him, a good number of the clergy and laity members in the diocese rejected him, insisting that an indigene of the place be made the bishop.

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:32

The tail of the plane could be seen in the footage. After two days of heavy snow and fog, the weather finally cleared on Tuesday morning, allowing a helicopter crew to spot a piece of the wreckage with the company's logo. The ATR72-500 twin-engine plane, in service since 1993, flew early Sunday from Mehrabad airport towards the city of Yasuj, some 500 kilometres (300 miles) to the south.

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:28

Suburbs targeted by the Syrian government - scattered across an area known as eastern Ghouta - have been subjected to a weeks-long bombardment that has killed and wounded hundreds of people. More than 1,200 people have been injured. Opposition activists said government forces have brought in more reinforcements in recent days, suggesting a major assault is imminent to recapture the last main rebel stronghold near Damascus .

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:55

In a separate incident, a member of the government-aligned Basij volunteer militia group was reportedly rammed by a vehicle and another stabbed to death, according to Press TV. Nour Ali Tabandeh was their "red line" and they would not tolerate any trespassing. Police forces fired air shots and tear gas to disperse the crowd.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:51

Kasich needs to push for background checks on gun purchases and be active in pushing for an assault weapons ban, Eggert said. Some of Kucinich's challengers in the Democratic primary, including Richard Cordray, have not called on lawmakers to ban the sale of assault rifles.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:40

Police say the best way to help with the search is to share pictures of Lucas on social media. Officials said agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation have joined the search for the child. "We are going to be there as long as it takes", Officer Davidson said. "Right now, our concern is to find Lucas". He's described 4 feet tall and weighs around 60 pounds.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:37

The announcement came from Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif in a midnight tweet thanking "friends" who helped Pakistan avoid a major global embarrassment. Ismail left for Paris at the weekend to attend the FATF meetings, said officials of the Finance Ministry. According to the financial sector experts, any move to place Pakistan on the watch-list would enhance scrutiny level of the financial transactions that the country's banking sector would undertake with the rest of the world.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:09

He also added "there is no collusion" and the Federal Bureau of Investigation should "get back to the basics and make us all proud!" The agency said in a statement Friday that the tip came in on a national public tip line from a person close to confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz .

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:59

The Government is launching a wholesale review of the post-18 education system and the funding of universities. Indeed, a maximum of £9,250 per year is charged by "all but a handful of universities", she will say. Theresa May hit out at Labour's pledge to abolish university tuition fees as she unveiled a wide-ranging review of post-18 education. Hinds disagreed, however.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:33

One person throws the brick and hits the door, but the second one's timing was a little off. He hits his accomplice in the face who then falls unconscious into the ground. "If all thieves were like this, police wouldn't have to work overtime", the police wrote. Calling the burglary attempt one of the world's worst to honouring the robbers with "World's Dumbest Burglar title", Twitter users seemed to be cracking up from the whole incident.

by | February 21, 2018 | 07:05

Since Sunday, a USA and United Kingdom sponsored motion is being deliberated upon in the FATF's Paris meeting which may end up in re-inclusion of Pakistan in FATF's grey list over non-compliance of its set standards which bar measures including money laundering and terrorist financing.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:49

Government provided two military helicopters to ferry Mr Tsvangirai's body and close relatives. "Morgan was a dear friend and I pray that the Almighty grants comfort to his family, his party MDC and the people of Zimbabwe at this trying moment".

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:46

At funerals and in the streets of Parkland , Florida , a suburb on the edge of the Everglades, anger has bubbled over at the senselessness of the attack and at the widespread availability of guns. As more details emerged on the suspect, CNN reported that Cruz posted disparaging comments about Jews, African Americans and gays in a private chat group on the social media network Instagram.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:26

PM also laid the foundation stone for a new Bahubali General hospital. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to address his first election rally in Mysuru which is about 125km from Bengaluru. Raising BJP's political pitch in Karnataka , Modi, who previously referred to the Congress-led government as a "commission government", asked people if they wanted a "Commission-driven government or a mission-driven government".

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:28

The official with direct knowledge of the matter added that the USA vehicle maker had requested South Korea to inject funds into GM Korea, in which the country's state bank also holds a stake. The restructuring proposal comes just a week after GM announced it would shut down one of its plants in the western port city of Gunsan by May and consider whether to continue operations at its three other plants in Korea.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:26

A previous appearance had been by a video connection from jail. Authorities say Nikolas Cruz, a volatile 19-year-old who had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , opened fire there Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others.

by | February 21, 2018 | 05:56

Shillong: The Meghalaya election department has sent a report to the Election Commission on the killing of NCP candidate from Williamnagar Jonathone N. Jonathone was the president of NCP's East Garo Hills unit. Sushmita Dev's comments on BJP-ruled states has come after Union Minister Smriti Irani highlighted a rape incident during his recent visit to Meghalaya.

by | February 21, 2018 | 05:24

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema took it upon himself to warn both Maimane and Ramaphosa that land was an emotive issue and that they could not found to be "bluffing" or paying lip service to black South Africans who, decades after being dispossessed of their land through violence, were still destitute and poor.

by | February 21, 2018 | 05:15

After he makes his vows, Harry may choose not to wear his wedding ring. Harry also had a surprise Valentine's Day appearance with his father Prince Charles and helped serve up lunches for kids at a sports club on Thursday. Aside from McQueen (who Meghan has already worn on a public outing with Prince Harry , since their engagement), there has also been speculation that Erdem, Ralph & Russo (who designed the handsome dress she wore for those official engagement portraits), Giles Deacon ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 05:04

The administration estimates monthly premiums for a short-term plan could be about than one-third of what a comprehensive policy costs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters that "expanding options for more affordable, individual insurance" is one of his top priorities.

by | February 21, 2018 | 05:03

Later, the forces shot at him. Meanwhile, Army spokesperson in his statement said that two to three militants fired and lobbed grenade at the Air Force Water Pump House, Malangpora located outside AF Station, Awantipora at around 05:30 pm.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:58

People who are going to join us are coming tomorrow. "Yes I spoke against the Tamil Nadu govt and I can't speak anything more here, I'll speak everything tomorrow at Madurai ", Kamal Haasan said. Haasan has in the past said e meant to challenge the status quo "that has been plaguing the politics of Tamil Nadu for some time now". Notably, he has called on M Karunanidhi and his fellow traveller, Superstar Rajinikanth .

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:57

YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy announced that his party would move the no-trust motion if the TDP did not do so. "Whether they (the Centre) will help us with a special category status or a special economic package is up to them", he said.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:49

The Shibutanis, who last week won a bronze in the team competition, scored 192.59 to overtake countrymen Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donahue, the national champs who were third after the short program. There's a chance he could lose his bronze medal from mixed doubles. In PyeongChang, at 33, she could become the oldest woman to claim an Olympic Alpine medal.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:32

Signatories of both petitions , posted on the website change.org, said they "stand in solidarity" with staff on strike. History of art student Sonny Ruggiero, 26, from California, said the strike would affect her programme "immensely".

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:45

The department suggested three options: a global tariff of 24 per cent on all steel imports; 53 per cent or higher tariffs on 12 countries including South Korea and China; and a quota on steel imports from all countries up to 63 per cent of what those countries imported in 2017.

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:39

The versatile all-rounder recently took part in an ice cricket tournament in Switzerland where he played with some of the former Indian superstars. Saqlain Mushtaq has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to help revive international cricket in Pakistan .