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by | October 02, 2017 | 12:10

A Pakistani court has postponed the indictment of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for a week after his children, who are co-defendants in the case, did not appear in court. Skipping court proceedings for the third consecutive time may result in the court issuing non-bailable warrants, a legal expert warns. Sharif's wife Kulsoom has undergone three successful surgeries for throat cancer in London and her condition is stated to be stable.Sharif is likely to leave for London to be with his ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:09

The next name on the 2017 tropical cyclone list is Nate. "Regardless of formation, locally heavy rainfall is likely in portions of Cuba, southern Florida, the Florida Keys, and the Bahamas". As the Cape Verde development region becomes quieter in October, focus now shifts to "home grown" systems which may form closer to the North American coast.

by | October 02, 2017 | 12:00

President Trump has been highly critical of the JCPOA, calling it "the worst deal ever" during the presidential campaign and "an embarrassment to the United States" during his speech to the UN General Assembly on September 19. Russia, which is a party to the deal, has thus been referring to the text of Section T to remind the United States that the IAEA has no authority for inspections under that particular provision.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:54

Two small lava flows were crossing the island. Vanuatu has maintained its danger rating at threat level four, the second highest, as a flotilla of ships including ferries and commercial vessels has begun moving the population to the nearby islands of Maewo, Pentecost and Santo.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:53

Over 10,000 people visit Rajghat daily and several foreign dignitaries pay homage to the "Father of the Nation" at the simple black stone platform marking the place where he was cremated. This auspicious day is also celebrated as non-violence International Day as Mahatma Gandhi was the advocate of peace and asked people to abstain from violence.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:53

Verstappen qualified in third place behind Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen , however, was the second auto on the grid when Raikkonen failed to start the race following a turbo issue. "It is an awesome result just to make it to the finish", Perez said. The day after turning 20, Verstappen turned on the style, making a fine move to overtake Hamilton on lap 4.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:50

The troops guarding the borderline retaliated and gave a befitting reply to the Pakistani shelling. "Shelling and firing exchanges are going on", the sources added. Last week, Poonch and Bhimbher Gali sectors were targeted. Reacting to these ceasefire violations, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM Nirmal Singh has said, "Pakistan is a country of cowards".

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:43

Having won her previous four starts, all in Group 1 company, by an aggregate of 20 lengths, Enable was bidding to become the first three-year-old filly trained in Britain or Ireland to land the prize. Really, though, it was not so much a huge burst of speed for Enable as it was her eating up of the ground in front of her. "If she is in great form we should consider next year".

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:47

It is a good thing that Trump wasn't president during World War II. "Someone will say , 'Right this way, sir.' They'll clear a path". "The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes", the President said. "But, you know, that is not who we are here in San Juan". "And mayors all over Puerto Rico are getting to the supply areas and been told, look, call us a few days later".

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:41

Singh becomes the first person of colour to lead a federal political party in Canada. Singh's ability to lead the NDP to a strong showing in Quebec, which the party needs in order to have a shot at winning federal elections, has been called into question.Critics say Singh can not win in a province where the issue of religious head coverings has been contentiously debated for years.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:34

The budget airline, which has been in financial trouble for a while, was given an extension until today (October 1) before its Air Travel Organiser's Licence (Atol) expires. In the past year the airline had taken 14% more customers but revenue was £100 million less, while adverse movement of the pound against the dollar had increased costs including fuel, handling charges and lease payments.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:34

Facebook's decision to give the ads to Congress - including the Senate and House Intelligence committees and the Judiciary Committee - means the pressure will now be on Congress to release the ads to the public. "Due to the nature of these inquiries, we may not always be able to publicly share what we discuss with investigators". Earlier this month, Google said that it had not noticed any advertisements related to the Russian interference on its platform.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:24

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the tax overhaul plan and the proposal to eliminate state and local tax deductions from federal income taxes would be "devastating" to NY. The resulting economic growth would lead to a roughly 3 percent increase in after-tax incomes for everyone from the struggling single mother to Warren Buffett.

by | October 02, 2017 | 11:24

The State Department has since said USA diplomats have "open channels" for communicating with the North Koreans , after Secretary Tillerson said during a visit to China Saturday that the U.S.is "probing" talks with North Korea . Tillerson and the State Department also tried to remain neutral on the issue of the dispute between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, while Trump openly tweeted his support for the Saudis.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:05

Below is Lee, also still a tropical storm. "Although both systems will be much weaker by the time they enter the UK's latitudes, the heat and moisture from ex-Lee will give a "boost" to another developing area of low pressure further north, bringing some heavy rain and strong winds for many northern and western parts of the United Kingdom on Sunday".

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:03

Oddsmakers list the point spread as 7.5 points in favor of the home team, with Auburn also favored at -330 on the moneyline. Holding MSU to 157 passing yards was more than good enough. Alabama's offensive performance against Ole Miss was almost flawless. On paper, none of those matchups appear to be particularly imposing. The weekend slate featured Auburn's easy win over Mississippi State , Georgia's dominant victory at Tennessee and Alabama's 66-3 destruction against Ole Miss.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:00

Responding to a question regarding Indian Army Chief's statement of surgical strikes in Pakistan, Zakaraia said that the statement of India was not more than a pack of lies. Mattis said India has been "very, very generous" in its development assistance to Afghanistan. He said the relationship between Afghanistan and India has further strengthened in the last 16 years and it has made a difference to lives of millions of Afghans.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:58

Nevertheless, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff admitted Red Bull and Ferrari had the faster cars in Malaysia. "The auto felt good". From there I could do my own race. Vettel was picking off the back markers easily courtesy of his second new engine of the weekend, and emerged in fourth in front of Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas after they both pitted for new tyres.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:54

Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah hit 77 and 66 respectively to ensure the tourists avoided the follow-on, but a lower-order collapse saw Bangladesh slide from 292-5 to 320 all out. Yet things continued to look good for Bangladesh as Mominul and Mahmudullah counter-attacked effectively, either side of the latter being dropped by De Kock off Keshav Maharaj when he had 26 to his name.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:37

In 2011, through a royal decree women were appointed to the Shura Council while a few years later, it opened doors for them to vote and run in the municipal elections. He added that the global and regional fluctuations and transformations have forced the Ifta institutions and the scientific and research centers to develop their programs and originate new specialties compatible with the changing course.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:30

Trump's tweets come after Tillerson said Saturday in Beijing that the usa had several channels they were using to communicate with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Tillerson called the situation between the two countries "a bit overheated right now" and indicated that "everyone would like for it to calm down".

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:33

It said Western Railway carries out a detailed safety audit of all steel structures, including foot overbridges, at least twice a year. Earlier, only the first foot over bridge at a station was considered "essential" and the subsequent ones "passenger amenity".

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:31

ICE reports agents also rounded up 28 people in Baltimore; 30 in Cook County, Illinois; 63 in Denver; 45 in NY; 107 in Philadelphia; 33 in Seattle; 14 in Washington, D.C. 18 are gang members or affiliates . A woman from El Salvador who entered the United States illegally on a fraudulent passport and previously was charged with attempted murder/conspiracy to commit murder and convicted of first-degree assault.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:30

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ruled out any such talks. In Iraq, where they make up an estimated 15% to 20% of the population of 37 million, Kurds faced decades of repression before acquiring autonomy in 1991. Lebanon's Middle East Airlines, EgyptAir and Royal Jordanian announced Wednesday that flights would be suspended beginning this evening. In retaliation to the referendum , Iran was not allowed until further notice this week, the transportation of petroleum products to and ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:28

Amiens v Lille is seen a derby, with about 98km (61 miles) separating the two sides. Fix work on the roofing is taking place throughout the 2017-18 season, Amiens' first campaign in the top flight in club history. Our supporters are impeccable and professional football needs to be better organised. "Courage to the injured Lille supporters". The Referee, Thomas Leonard, stopped the game immediately and - as the teams were sent to the dressing rooms - the emergency services stepped ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:27

Paris prosecutor's office said that a counter-terrorism investigation has been opened. The Florida Department of Corrections, however, said officials had not received a transfer request or required documents, and the attorney general said the state didn't want him.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:24

She told BBC 1's Andrew Marr Show: "Boris is absolutely behind the Florence speech and the line that we have taken. That has moved the discussion on and created a momentum in the negotiations". "I don't think so". She also said that fee repayment thresholds will rise, so graduates will start paying back loans once they earn £25,000, rather than the exiting £21,000.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:24

His team-mate, Cooper Cronk , was equally coy, and would give no indication on whether he will continue his career by joining a Sydney-based team next year or hang up his boots. "So that really hurt us and put some pressure on some of our other middle guys". Are you game enough to write them off? The Cowboys are heavy outsiders, but they have been for the last month and they just keep coming up with the plays that matter when they're required.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:20

The Trump administration has come under fire from critics who say it is failing to help the island as it struggles with widespread power outages, collapsed infrastructure and ongoing shortages of water and supplies. In a tweet that went viral on Saturday, writer Jess Dweck took his statement and flipped it on it's head, criticizing the president with his own words.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:16

There is no now no update on the injuries of the pedestrians. The officer's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The police launched a manhunt to catch the culprit and he was pulled over at a police checkpost before midnight on Wayne Gretzky Drive and 112 Avenue driving a U-Haul truck.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:14

It is very exciting, and yes, for those of you who are curious, I was the last person who thought I could save jazz. SNL monologues are pretty hit and miss, but this one has jokes galore (my particular favorite is Gosling lighting a cigarette while his piano still plays) and works like a gift that keeps on giving, even if the issue it mocks is almost a year old now.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:16

A large number of men, women and children from both Shia and Sunni communities participated in the mourning chanting "Ya Hussain" and beating their chests "Maatam" at Kala Imambada in Quila area. The Calcutta High Court had stayed the order following protests by the BJP leaders. In view of Muharram processions, Karachi traffic police had announced alternate routes and traffic arrangements.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:10

When the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens face each other, expect a close , defensive-oriented game. Last week, some Ravens took a knee and locked arms with owner Shad Khan while the anthem was played in London before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:22

Ashanti Markaila Billie, in this undated family photograph, was last seen Monday September 18, 2017 in Norfolk, Virginia. "Our community should know that our work does not end here". She was heading to her job at a Blimpie sandwich shop on the base and never showed up. Billie works at Blimpie's Subs on the base. Later on September 18, Billie's cellphone was found in a dumpster near the corner of Tallyho Terrace and Azalea Garden Road in Norfolk.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:20

Democratic opposition research group American Bridge first spotted the error, which the Wired then reported. "Would anyone but the president's son-in-law still have a West Wing job after repeated disclosure errors and a botched security clearance form?" In a July 2016 letter that essentially exonerated Clinton of any wrongdoing, former FBI Director James Comey said that it was that handling of classified information that Clinton was investigated for.