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by | March 01, 2018 | 03:21

Launched in 1995, the scheme had donated one million books to USA children by 2003. The reading - of Parton's children's book, Coat of Many Colors - also marks the beginning of a new initiative between Imagination Library and the Library of Congress , reports ABC news , "in which a book will be read during a live-stream and shared with libraries across the U.S".

by | March 01, 2018 | 02:58

And hours before the ceremony began on Sunday, a spokesman from the North's Foreign Ministry described the sanctions as an act of war even as Moon met with the North Korean delegation Sunday afternoon. Moon, who advocates dialogue with the North to defuse tension, said on Monday that Washington needs to "lower the threshold for talks" with the North.

by | March 01, 2018 | 01:46

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff had her contract with the first lady cancelled last week after records showed that her company had been paid $26m (€21m) to help plan Mr Trump's inauguration. He testified before the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He told " 60 Minutes " he projected Trump's path to victory in the U.S.

by | March 01, 2018 | 01:38

A Hizbul Mujahideen militant died in custody on Monday but police soon faced uncomfortable questions after they came up with an account that an observer said had several loopholes. "We are investigating the case", Pani said. The injured cop was evacuated to army hospital in Srinagar , where doctors have termed his condition as out of danger.

by | March 01, 2018 | 01:31

They both pleaded guilty to a charge of jointly commission the importation of a commercial quantity of border controlled drug just days away from their expected trial. But she said Ms Roberge had booked her ticket for the trip with another man who was not associated with the criminal enterprise behind the drug deal.

by | March 01, 2018 | 01:27

It was a piece of television that won't do New Zealand any harm at all, and for those of us who've watched Wooley over the years know that he's a gushy sort of a bloke, not sexist and a shitful journalist as another troll, clearly in need of English tuition, described it.

by | March 01, 2018 | 01:15

The CDC called Cunningham "a highly respected member of our CDC family", in a statement sent to ABC News . Cunningham was not seen on CDC surveillance cameras leaving the facility, nor was he captured on camera pulling his auto into his garage.

by | March 01, 2018 | 01:13

A senior Trinamool leader disclosed that party supremo Mamata Banerjee had warned Bhutia against keeping in contact with Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling and the BJP unit in Sikkim during the Gorkhaland agitation. Mamata Banerjee didn't take exception to Bhaichung's decision . The TMC declined to comment on Bhutia resigning from the party. Popularly called the Sikkimese sniper, Bhaichung had unsuccessfully contested twice as Trinamool candidate from Darjeeling Lok Sabha (2014) ...

by | February 28, 2018 | 23:19

Rains have been falling throughout the country in recent weeks and the covers remain at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo before the umpires chose to abandon the high-profile warm-up match between two teams with a realistic chance of challenging for the two tickets to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

by | February 28, 2018 | 23:14

Government officers, including those from IAS and DANICS, said they will continue to communicate with Ministers only in writing until Kejriwal and Sisodia give a public apology over the alleged incident at the Chief Minister's residence on the intervening night of February 19 and 20.

by | February 28, 2018 | 23:09

In addition, the coffers of public sector unions would suffer if non-members were able to get services for free. In recent years, however, an energized, more conservative Supreme Court majority has aggressively viewed money as speech. The court's liberals spoke repeatedly about the importance of consistency in the law. They say the 40-year-old Supreme Court decision has left the decision in the hands of the states to decide how to proceed.

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:47

Just 52 percent supported new gun control legislation this past October just after the Las Vegas mass shooting, according to CNN . Just a third of Americans approved of his handling of gun policy, 54 per cent disapproved and another 12 per cent said they were yet to make up their minds.

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:46

An HBO spokesperson confirmed that Scott - who's now starring in Fox's Ghosted - will be back as a series regular for the seven-episode follow-up, which begins shooting next month ahead of a 2019 premiere. The sophomore season of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series will explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting.

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:43

The prosecution's recommendation came two weeks after Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend of Park who was at the centre of the scandal, was jailed for 20 years for taking bribes from "chaebol", or conglomerates, including electronics powerhouse Samsung and retail giant Lotte.

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:37

Prices were supported by Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, who said on Saturday the country's January-March crude production would be well below output caps, with exports averaging less than 7 million barrels per day. "That's enough to take us down a notch". For the record, al-Falih foresees a monitoring mechanism not too far removed from the one that now governs the OPEC cuts: "What we want is an evergreen framework that brings producers from OPEC and non-OPEC (countries) together ...

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:18

Nagaland and Meghalaya have a 60-member House each but voting will be held for 59 constituencies in these states. Both the states have witnessed several violent incidents during the election campaign. There are 11.91 lakh voters in Nagaland. The entire election process in Nagaland started on a hard note. The Nagaland campaigning was marred by demands of finding a "solution" before the "election" regarding the Naga Peace Accord, with all the political parties of the state initially ...

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:12

It says there will be up to 15cm (6in) of snow as a result, 40cm (16in) in some places, which is likely to cause more delays to roads, rail and air travel. "That's the amber area that we have in force for Wednesday and it continues into Thursday as well". A few wintry showers will develop, mainly across the east of the county.

by | February 28, 2018 | 22:07

The APC chairmen joined other leaders of the party and governors on the platform of the party to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office, asking the President to present himself for reelection in 2019. We are all aware that the tenure of the current NWC and the executive members of this party - both elected and appointed - comes to an end in June this year.

by | February 28, 2018 | 21:56

The Supreme Court held Tuesday that under immigration law, a certain class of non-citizens facing deportation are not required to have a bond hearing if they've been held in detention for more six months. Nothing would keep Microsoft "from storing U.S. communications, every one of them, either in Canada or Mexico or anywhere else, and then telling their customers: Don't worry if the government wants to get access to your communications; they won't be able to", without getting help from a ...

by | February 26, 2018 | 15:02

Though Pence stood to cheer the entrance of the US team, he remained seated when the athletes from North and South Korea marched together behind a "unification" flag, leaving Moon to instinctively turn around and shake Kim's sister's hand.

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:26

Analysts say the North's overtures to the South are meant to loosen sanctions imposed over its banned nuclear and missile programmes, and an attempt to weaken the alliance between Seoul and Washington. Heather Nauert stated that "the VP was actually prepared to have this specific opportunity in order to highlight the necessity for N. Korea to stop its own unauthorised ballistic as well as nuclear rocket plans".

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:24

A Turkish woman was sentenced to death last week by the court and 10 others of various nationalities to life in prison, all for alleged Islamic State membership. In January, a German woman was given a death sentence for aiding IS, and a 17-year-old German who married an IS fighter was given a 6-year jail term last week.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:58

The report also implicates Fred VanVleet , the Missouri Valley Conference player of the year in 2014 and 2016 at Wichita State. Apple Jones, the mother of former Kansas player Josh Jackson , received $2,700, and current Southern California player Bennie Boatwright or his father Bennie Sr., received at least $2,000, according to documents.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:16

The protesters also hung a sign that read: "We are against Pyongyang Olympics: fallen into the propaganda of the terrorist Kim Jong Un's brutal regime". Athletes from various nations including Pita Taufatofua, of Tonga, at left, United States' Lindsey Vonn, third from left, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, fifth from left, during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics .

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:06

Pyongyang has frequently said it is willing to talk without preconditions, but Washington says it must first take concrete steps towards denuclearisation. The South Korean president must make headway before the Winter Paralympic Games end March 18. Washington announced on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes.

by | February 26, 2018 | 11:37

The White House responded cautiously to North Korea's expression of interest in diplomatic talks with the U.S. Sunday, suggesting the Trump administration may be interested, but remains committed to "achieving the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:55

But de Leon , who authored "sanctuary state" legislation to limit California authorities from cooperating with federal immigration officials, has argued that Feinstein historically failed to stand up for young immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:34

The victim's identify was being withheld while his relatives are informed. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The National Weather Service says they will be out surveying damage in Garrard County on Monday . In Knobel, Arkansas , Albert Foster, 83, died when his trailer home was blown away by storms passing through, Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said in a post on the department's official Facebook page.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:28

It did not immediately have further details. In a sign that North Korea hopes to drive a wedge between South Korea and the U.S., a Pyongyang state official said yesterday Kim's nuclear weapons were never meant to be aimed at the South, and would only ever be used against the US.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:42

According to the news agency, Pyongyang will consider an imposition of a maritime blockade by Washington as an act of war and "will not stop the United States if it really has the nerves to confront us [North Korea] in a "rough" manner".

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:27

A friend recalled that she was preparing to meet in person a man she recently met online. The head was allegedly found inside the man's vacation rental in Japan, according to The New York Post. According to the sources, the missing woman is in her 20s and works at a company in Osaka. On Feb. 17, the mother of the woman alerted the Hyogo Prefectural Police that her daughter could not be contacted.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:18

These people fear the President will be ensnared by emotional cable news appearances and arguments from gun control advocates into going too far - all at the risk of antagonizing his pro-gun base. "Lets say you had 20 percent of your teaching force, because that's pretty much the number" Trump said, describing how it might work. "Receiving confidential information from students to try to prevent what happened in Florida from occurring", said Defillo.

by | February 26, 2018 | 05:48

The case is assigned to Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutors Matthew Bogner and Joseph Cummings. The spokesperson said authorities are still looking for other suspects. A joint investigation was immediately launched by the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office and the Asbury Park Police Department with assistance from the Neptune Township Police Department and the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office.

by | February 26, 2018 | 05:39

The Polar Bear Plunge series is known for its Zany costumes and excited participants, but more than that, jumpers love giving back to the more than 23,000 Special Olympics athletes across the state. "We are always overwhelmed by the amount of support we receive at the Polar Plunge", said Carolyn Chamberlin, President and CEO of Special Olympics Nebraska.

by | February 26, 2018 | 05:29

Relations between the two Koreas have shown signs of improving after Pyongyang chose to join the Pyeongchang Olympics. The skipper and one of her teammates, Kim Yeong-mi, were close high-school friends who started curling together as an after-class activity.