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by | February 26, 2018 | 05:31

Clayton-based Enterprise Holdings, which runs the Enterprise, Alamo and National vehicle rental groups, announced that it will end the discount deal it has with the NRA on March 26. The insurance company on Friday said it would stop underwriting NRA-branded insurance policies for gun owners a program called "NRA Carry Guard", Reuters reported .

by | February 26, 2018 | 04:49

Some Republican leaders were careful to say the Republican allegations were not aimed at undermining the Mueller investigation. But information from Steele was used in the surveillance warrant application, according to the memo, which said that "multiple independent sources" ― which were redacted from the document ― confirmed his reporting, and contradicted testimony by Page.

by | February 26, 2018 | 04:33

And each of them was dedicated to the good of the nation and humanity. "The ashram has brought together men and women, young and old, cutting boundaries and identities". Modi said recently India made an attempt of joint exercise for disaster management where different countries of world on the lines of joint military exercise participated.

by | February 26, 2018 | 04:26

An amber warning has also been issued for Yorkshire and the East Midlands for Tuesday - where rural communities have been warned they could become cut off. The warning is in place for all of Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal with Met Éireann are predicting temperatures to drop as low as -3C in some areas.

by | February 26, 2018 | 04:05

Some spoke directly to faculty or to high school students, encouraging the protests. The call to action follows a February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. They've traveled en masse to Florida's state capital in Tallahassee to protest for changes, staged classroom walkouts, and have taken to Twitter to make further demands for change.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:36

Nizar Ayyash, chairman of the union told reporters in Gaza that the fishermen made a decision to go for a two-day general strike in protest the Israeli army naval forces attack on a fishing boat, where one was killed and two wounded and detained.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:33

The first attack occurred in the afternoon when militants fired the sentry guarding the revered Sufi shrine of Hazrat Shekih Noor-Ud-Din Noorani at Charar-e-Sharief. Constable Kultar Singh was killed in the attack. "The policeman has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Yatoo". We believe journalism should be open, fearless and unbiased.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:13

In addition, it is reported that four Su-35 fighter aircraft, four Su-25 attack aircraft and an A-50U early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft also arrived in Syria . The deployment comes amid an intensification of fighting in the country in recent weeks with the incursion by Turkish forces in Afrin and bombardment by Russian backed Syrian government forces in Eastern Ghouta where more than 400 people are reported to have died.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:07

But Kim Yo Jong had no interaction with United States vice president Mike Pence at the opening ceremony just over two weeks ago, even though they were just a few seats apart. Defectors from North Korea claim the women, who were seen giving passionate displays during the Games in Pyeongchang , are forced into sexual acts with some of Kim Jong Un's top military personal.

by | February 26, 2018 | 01:38

Companies which have pulled out of NRA promotions include airlines United and Delta , internet security brands such as Symantec and Norton Antivirus; vehicle hire firms Hertz , Alamo and National; identity theft protection company Lifelock; and First National Bank.

by | February 26, 2018 | 01:34

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, the quake did not present a regional tsunami threat. A 7.5-magnitude natural disaster struck Papua New Guinea early Monday. "Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as tsunamis and landslides that might have contributed to losses", the USGS said.

by | February 26, 2018 | 00:58

Leicestershire police wrote on Twitter. She said that it was worrying being so close to the explosion and she hoped the authorities would determine its cause. Pictures showed flames rising from a building. The city's fire and rescue squad said it received a call "after reports of a large explosion and a building collapse", Reuters reported .

by | February 25, 2018 | 23:16

With King Carl XVI Gustaf in the stands for the second day in a row, the Swedes erased some of the sting from the men's final, when their top-seeded team was upset by the Americans. "This is the most fun game I ever played". They're bound to make some predictions if you look hard enough. In the episode, Russian Federation came in third place, though in real life, Switzerland won bronze - but hey, close enough.

by | February 25, 2018 | 22:41

Both the Congress and the BJP have been aggressive in their election campaign this time. Prominent candidates in the fray include Home Minister Horju Donkupar Roy Lyngdoh, Information Technology Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh, Assembly Speaker Abu Taher Mondal of the Congress, Leader of Opposition Donkupar Roy of the United Democratic Party, Hill State People's Democratic Party Chief, Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit and former Union Minister Agatha K.Sangma of National People's Party (NPP).

by | February 25, 2018 | 21:57

India will be once again captained by Rohit Sharma as he did in the last T20I against South Africa in the previous home series against Sri Lanka . This has resulted in the selectors handing over the wicketkeeping responsibilities to another old guard Dinesh Karthik. His blistering 38-ball 116 against Himachal Pradesh brought him back into the top shelf after having endured a tough Ranji season with only one fifty to his credit.

by | February 25, 2018 | 21:10

Speaking on the Andrew Marr show , he said: "There is going to have to be a new customs union.There is going to have to be a new agreement". Britain will be unable to sign and negotiate trade deals without the European Union's support after Brexit under Labour's plans to keep the United Kingdom in a customs union with the bloc.

by | February 25, 2018 | 21:08

Some said they anxious that he "will kill somebody" - and had shared those fears with police. Jeffrey Yao allegedly stabbed a woman to death at a public library in MA on Saturday. Yao was placed into custody at the Library and transported to Winchester Police Department. One neighbour, a father of two young children who asked the newspaper not to use his name, said Yao had tried to "smash our door down" in a 3am incident past year.

by | February 25, 2018 | 19:44

The pair are two shots clear of America's Sean Crocker, who is alone in third after a 67 took him to 14 under. Pepperell is seeking a maiden European Tour win, while Fisher's sole success came at the 2011 Czech Open. Rather, it was the patience Pepperell's learned as he's grown as a professional golfer that served him well, closing with a two-under 70 to hold off countryman Oliver Fisher by a stroke, winning with an 18-under 280 total.

by | February 25, 2018 | 19:35

On Tuesday, ThinkProgress, a project of the left-leaning Center for American Progress Action Fund, published a list of some two dozen "corporate partners" that offer incentives to NRA members. However, there still remain a number of organizations that are continuing with their NRA partnerships. A 78-year-old lobbyist, dubbed the most powerful in her industry when it comes to pro-gun legislation, has been behind much of Florida's gun legislation, or lack thereof, for decades and now ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 19:34

Trump's refusal to back down to Mexico on the border wall has been ongoing during his time as president. The Mexican leader was planning his first official visit - either this month or early March - to Washington since President Trump's inauguration, but it fell through on Saturday after their failure to find common ground on a long-standing dispute over Trump's proposed border wall .

by | February 25, 2018 | 19:27

At a news conference Thursday , Broward Sheriff Scott Israel excoriated Peterson - who has resigned - for his failure to enter the school and engage the shooter. In 2014, the Broward County Crime Commission named him the school resource officer of the year for the Parkland district. And Mr Trump turned on Mr Peterson as he called for teachers who are "adept" with weapons or have military backgrounds to be armed.

by | February 25, 2018 | 19:10

Moreover, Pakistan Cricket Board has arranged the play-off matches to be played in Lahore and Karachi is going to host the PSL final this year. Junaid scalped the wickets of Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport and Raza Hasan in the 17th over as Lahore collapsed like a pack of cards losing seven wickets for four runs after threatening at one stage to overhaul Multan's total of 179.

by | February 25, 2018 | 19:04

He said if the soldiers had been on ground, the attack on the town and subsequent abduction of schoolgirls would not have been possible. The governor regretted that the absence of the soldiers in the troubled area was not the first, recalling the earlier attack in 2013 on a science secondary school in Buni-Yadi shortly after the military removed soldiers guarding the town.

by | February 25, 2018 | 18:57

The Democratic memo ignored Republicans' contention that former FBI Deputy Director Andy McCabe testified in December that the FISA warrant would never have been granted without the infamous dossier, which was commissioned by Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

by | February 25, 2018 | 18:47

Also advancing are top-seeded Austria, Sweden, Norway, Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland. Powered by victories of Ramon Zenhaeusern, Wendy Holdener and Daniel Yule, Swiss Alpine skiers beat their Austrian counterparts 3-1 in the big final of the newly-established event conducted in a parallel format in PyeongChang.

by | February 25, 2018 | 18:09

Sheriff Isreal said Officer Peterson took up a position on the west side of Building 12, where most of the carnage happened, but did nothing . Scott proposed a $450 million initiative for student safety, calling for the presence of a resource officer in every public school and giving sheriffs' departments the power "to train additional school personnel or reserve law enforcement officers" if local school boards ask.

by | February 25, 2018 | 17:15

He was then spotted in Switzerland's Geneva, where he made a speech at the University of Geneva. A statement from the TEV-DEM coalition, of which Muslim is a member, said Turkey had issued an arrest warrant for him and he was detained on Saturday.

by | February 25, 2018 | 17:14

He stressed that the Holy Sepulchre and other churches were exempt from the taxes and that they would remain so. "This bill would make the expropriation of the lands of churches possible", said a statement by Theophilos III, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Francesco Patton, the Custos of the Holy Land, and Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem.

by | February 25, 2018 | 16:38

The fans drowned out the Olympic anthem with the singing of their own Russian anthem, and the players followed suit. The German team, on the other hand, began their Olympic campaign with two defeats in a row, but later regained control clinching to victories in other games before the play-off round, which caused what could be called a sensation in the Olympic history of ice hockey.

by | February 25, 2018 | 16:33

Mogadishu Police Capt. Liban Abdi told CNN that the attack began when a auto packed with explosives was detonated at a main security checkpoint around Villa Somalia, the country's presidential palace. According to officials, the main attack involved the use of a vehicle loaded with explosives attempting to breach a checkpoint leading to the presidential palace, but security forces prevented the assault.

by | February 25, 2018 | 16:25

Dala was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets , while Chris Morris snapped up two and Shamsi chipped in with one. India held its nerve despite Jonker's 49 from 24 balls right at the end, which gave South Africa a glimmer of hope after it was down and out at 114-5 in the 17th over chasing 173 to win.

by | February 25, 2018 | 15:06

This rain should take us right into sunrise Sunday . Rain doesn't return to the forecast until Wednesday afternoon. More is expected, as a warm front lifts north of our area this afternoon. There will likely be a few clouds around, but there could also be a good amount of sunshine! There's no significant cold air available to head to our way for the start of the week, which means a relatively mild stretch of weather continues for the last three days of February.

by | February 25, 2018 | 14:34

He also claimed that the Rs 390-crore fraud also took place in the same manner like the previous scams by the use of fake letters of undertaking and added that probably the accused in this case too has fled the country. Pande said the initiative, the brainchild of Gandhi himself, is one of the measures the party is taking to bolster its state body by engaging and energizing the workers.

by | February 25, 2018 | 14:11

A court filing shows Gates has agreed to plea to charges accusing him of conspiring against the US government related to fraud and unregistered foreign lobbying as well as lying to federal authorities. The judge said that based on sentencing guidelines, he could in reality face 57 to 71 months in prison. Neither of the two sets of indictments against Manafort and Gates concern alleged crimes that occurred during the 2016 election campaign.

by | February 25, 2018 | 13:52

Xi is coming to the end of his first five-year term as president and is set to be appointed to his second term at an annual meeting of the rubber-stamp parliament that starts March 5. If Xi were to stay on as China's leader beyond 2022, he would have to defy that tradition. At last year's party congress, Xi hailed a "new era" under his leadership and laid out his vision of a ruling party that serves as the vanguard for everything from defending national security to providing moral guidance ...