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by | February 22, 2018 | 15:35

The UK and Welsh governments will be required by law to draw up new plans to cure illegal levels of air pollution , following a third defeat in the High Court in London to environmental activists ClientEarth . The Welsh Government has also been ordered to pay the ClientEarth's costs. Plans to tackle air pollution in Wales must be in place by the end of July, a judge has told Welsh ministers.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:32

A total of 4 venues will be hosting all these matches including Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore and Karachi . The final is to be held at Karachi's National Stadium on March 25, according to the PSL schedule. "If you have friends in your team, it makes a great team", Aaqib Javed, the Qalandars coach, said of the link-up between Lynn and McCullum. They will be captained by Shoaib Malik, who did a mediocre job in the same role with Karachi Kings in 2016, to the extent he had handed over the ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:49

The Bruins get a depth defender for a Stanley Cup and don't have to pay a steep price, while the Rangers cash in an asset that probably wasn't going to re-sign with them after the season. If he's played man-on-man and we're not a man-on-man team, we're layers, that could be an adjustment for him at first. What were (the Rangers) doing in the neutral zone? We don't know.

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:12

He also criticised Saudi Arabia's actions in war-torn Yemen. Wednesday's conviction comes despite an global outcry calling for Rajab's immediate and unconditional release. He has been in and out of jail since he helped lead a pro-democracy uprising in 2011. He was charged for producing "false news and statements and malicious rumours that undermine the prestige of the Kingdom".

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:05

Cinemark operates five theaters in Washington, with locations in Federal Way, Olympia, Tacoma and Bellevue. Beginning Thursday, the theater chain will restrict the size of bag you can bring into the movies, its website states. Central Texas Expressway. "However, our admission policies may be modified periodically as necessary to ensure, to the extent possible, the safety of our guests".

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:01

Now before you get too anxious, the good news is that after being alerted to the security vulnerability, Tinder has since patched it which means that users should be safe moving forwards. Fortunately, the parties involved - Tinder and Facebook - were quick to address the flaws. "Security is a top priority at Tinder". The good news is that Tinder has actually patched this bug out, so provided you keep the app updated you don't have anything to worry about.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:58

During the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, Trump weighed gun control measures in conversations with friends, according to people who spoke to him. The president is expected to meet with some of the Parkland students on Thursday for a "listening session" although it is not yet clear which students will be invited to voice their opinions to Trump.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:31

I think one of the places where you guys seem to get very confused, and it seems to happen regularly - the President hasn't said that Russian Federation didn't meddle. Under a mandate and deadline from Congress, the administration in late January released a public report listing Russians who have gained wealth or power under President Vladimir Putin - 114 politicians and 96 "oligarchs" in all.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:21

Soon after he was discharged from Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, Parrikar reached Goa to present the budget. He is currently at home now. Parrikar was rushed to Lilavati Hospital on 15 February for treatment of "mild pancreatitis". The hospital administration refuted rumours that the Goa chief minister had to undergo surgery and said that he is responding well to treatment. The Chief Minister is likely to address a press conference too, after much speculation over his health.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:09

Image copyright Colin Smith/Geograph Image caption Staff at 61 universities around the United Kingdom voted in favour of industrial action, including Cardiff University and three other Welsh institutions What is the row about? UUK said that the pension scheme has a deficit of more than £6billion that can not be ignored, and there is a legal duty to put a credible plan in place by the summer to reduce the deficit.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:43

Invitations to the funeral will be extended to President Donald Trump and former presidents, DeMoss said. In his later years, some of those visits were more social in nature, but many of those presidents truly looked to Graham for spiritual advice, sought him out during times of duress.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:15

The statement came in a Facebook post made on the official school board page. Students said they were told not to walk out of class and that there would be consequences for leaving the building, but they still felt it was important to do so.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:36

Among the injured were 7 Army personnel and 5 Air Force personnel. Director of the hospital, Ranjith Abeyakoon, said two soldiers are in critical condition. Police said it had launched investigations. "The explosion can not be ruled out as an act of terrorism as of yet", military spokesperson Sumith Atapattu said, according to Daily Mirror .

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:30

Mr. Netanyahu's revelation came during a speech in Jerusalem to U.S. Jewish leaders, and followed a statement from the Israeli army that a branch of military intelligence known as "Unit 8200" had foiled an "aerial attack overseas by Islamic State".

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:30

Manafort left the Trump campaign after the millions he had earned working for a pro-Russian political party drew scrutiny. According to filings by Mueller's office last week, Manafort is alleged to have acquired a mortgage for the house in Virginia "from The Federal Savings Bank through a series of false and fraudulent representations to The Federal Savings Bank".

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:43

Students say they are frustrated with the lack of action regarding gun control, and that it's time for their voice to be heard. "I decided then - with my family's blessing - to do something about it". "We're all scared something like that is gonna happen here", said senior Emily Egart. A walkout on Wednesday was discouraged, but Travis said on March 14th at 2:00 p.m.,"students and staff who want to support the walkout can leave their classrooms and as a school we will encircle our campus as ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:44

Loesch said she made a decision to attend because she's "always been about more discussion, not less" and she hopes to be able to "offer some solutions as to what people can actually do to prevent these things from happening in the future".

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:20

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will on Thursday hold a strategic-level dialogue with her Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland ahead of a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:16

Trump also suggested ending gun-free school zones, opening more hospitals for the mentally ill and toughening background checks. The meeting took place exactly one week after 17 people-including 14 students-were fatally shot at a Parkland , Florida high school.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:07

Rubio stated, "I absolutely believe that in this country, if you are 18 years of age, you should not be able to buy a rifle". Cameron Kasky , a junior at the school, pressed Rubio to turn down campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:03

He supported the idea of arming teachers, adding: "It stops here with this administration and me". "... we will be hosting parents teachers and students here at the White House to discuss efforts to ensure safety at our schools". "We cannot imagine the depth of their anguish, but we can pledge the strength of our resolve", he said of the victims and their families. "And a deranged sociopath on his way to commit an act of murder in a school knowing the outcome is going to be suicide is ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:56

Prigozhin's fingerprints appear to be on three of the most sensitive operations launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin: meddling in the 2016 US election; supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine; and providing military muscle for the Syrian regime.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:50

Sanders later echoed some recent Trump tweets, claiming Trump has been tougher on Russian Federation than former President Barack Obama ever was. United States president Donald Trump has again attacked his predecessor Barack Obama , suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:47

The weather service predicts up to six inches of rain throughout the week, which could cause lowland and river flooding to develop. The NWS has predicted the river there will crest late Wednesday or early Thursday at about 13.6 feet. Untreated wastewater is being discharged into the Elkhart River, according to the department, which it said is permitted by state law when capacity is exceeded.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:41

In today's least surprising but very upsetting news, 94% of women in Hollywood claim to have faces sexual harassment and misconduct. Although numerous recent reports of abuses in entertainment have come from actresses and performers , the report was culled from the experiences of women in a variety of roles within the entertainment industry, including directors, writers and producers.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:36

Rajesh Jindal, a senior PNB official who served as head of the bank's Brady House branch in Mumbai between 2009 and 2011 was take into custody, taking the number of arrested bank staff to six. CBI investigators said that Tewari was responsible for supervising the work of Shetty and his manager to ensure entry of authorised SWIFT or Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication messages only from the system.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:14

The measure, part of the Step Up Oklahoma proposal, failed to garner the super majority of votes required for tax hikes. A "yes" vote on these cuts was a vote to abandon negotiations. It is administered by State Treasurer Ken Miller's office. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City. House Bill 1022 provides $31.7 million in fiscal year 2018 and $110 million for fiscal year 2019.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:06

By working together they can "prepare for any unforseen surprises in the market, to avoid any glut or any shortage of supply". "I think this group will always continue to monitor the market". Oil prices on both sides of the Atlantic traded in opposite direction on Tuesday, with the USA oil (WTI) supported on supply disruption while Brent trades on the back foot amid broad-based United States dollar strength after Barkindo Mohammad, OPEC Secretary-General said on Monday that global oil demand ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 07:14

Democrats have argued that legislation is needed to ban bump stocks , because of a 2010 federal agency conclusion that devices couldn't be regulated under gun laws . "Get back to the basics and make us all proud!" Yet Trump has flouted traditional conservative positions in the past, and could be testing whether he could sway certain wings of the party.

by | February 22, 2018 | 07:04

It said , "Most probably, the device was a hand grenade", adding that police investigation and identification were underway. The blast killed the man but did not injure anyone in the embassy, which was closed for the night. " The US Embassy in Podgorica advises US citizens there is an active security situation at the US Embassy in Podgorica ". The embassy has asked local employees to stay home on Thursday as a security precaution.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:50

He said more charges are possible. "Officers and investigators have been working on this case non-stop", he added. The other child is 1 year old, Seiler said. She emphasized that she did not believe it was the father abusing his son but rather that the abuse was from Lucas' stepmother. The grandmother stated that family members contacted social services and reported abuse in the past in another state, but nothing had yet been done about it to her knowledge.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:49

The SPLC, whose annual Year in Hate report is watched closely by advocates and media organizations, defines a hate group as an organization that "has beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics", such as race, ethnicity, faith, gender and sexual identities.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:30

The College Board , which manages the AP program, says Virginia has the sixth-highest percentage of public high school seniors who qualify for credit. "The fact that student participation and performance are moving in tandem year after year is cause for celebration". In the 2016-17 school year, 30,837 Clark County School District students enrolled in an AP course across all advanced subjects, and students took 25,201 AP exams.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:31

CCTV footage captured the moment the ferry apparently exploded. Police in Quintana Roo say the victims were taken into care in various hospitals. 18 resulted injured (none of them seriously), and the cause of the incident is still unknown.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:26

Dismayed students, many of whom traveled from the Parkland-based high school where the shooting occurred to pressure lawmakers, appeared visibly frustrated with the outcome. It is called an assault weapon. The bill would have prohibited the sale of assault weapons and large-capacity magazines and required " certificates of possession " for lawfully-possessed firearms, among other measures.