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by | March 04, 2018 | 09:35

Talks would cover regional nemesis Iran, the conflict in Yemen, counter-terrorism and energy cooperation, the source said. The US media reported that Prince Mohammad's visit to Washington is a part of the Saudi efforts to improve its ties with the West and seek support from major Western powers for its efforts to modernise the kingdom.

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:49

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump surprised lawmakers gathered at the White House for a bipartisan summit on gun violence by issuing what sounded like a call for comprehensive gun control. But Murphy praised Trump for engaging in the debate and entertaining ideas that have traditionally been taboo for most Republicans. Toomey's office suggested the president's comments on fear of the NRA were directed at all the participants and not specifically at Toomey.

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:31

Local and state authorities were assisting campus police in investigating the shooting and searching for the gunman. Parents and others expected on campus on Friday to pick up students for spring break were told to stay away while the suspect was at large.

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:03

During an appearance on the Morning Joe program on MSNBC on Thursday, she said a bill she sponsored, the Gun Violence Research Act, would overturn the 1996 Dickey Amendment, which mandates, "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be used to advocate or promote gun control".

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:45

After an hour and 21 minutes, the Spaniard defeated the Frenchman 6-3 6-4 for his second ATP title of the season and the eight overall, the first above ATP 250 level. He broke in the fourth game for the first set. Bautista Agut trailed 3-1 in the second set after winning the first, but quickly broke back for 2-3 and then squared the set 3-all.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:27

Wind speeds reached 80 to 90 miles per hour on Cape Cod, while OH and upstate NY were blanketed by more than a foot of snow. The storm also dumped heavy snow from OH to New England and into upstate NY, where more than 3 feet was recorded.

by | March 04, 2018 | 04:21

Bees all over Europe may soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief, after new evidence reinforces the case against harmful neonicotinoids , the world's most used pesticides . EFSA's Pesticides Unit head Jose Tarazona said they were able to arrive at very detailed conclusions as there's an ample amount of data, saying in a statement , "There is variability in the conclusions, due to factors such as the bee species, the intended use of the pesticide, and the route of exposure".

by | March 04, 2018 | 03:35

The tiger, which was a dominant male, had marked the water body as his territory. Taken aback for a few seconds, the sloth bear - in order to protect her cub - valiantly took on the tiger and viciously fought back. The irritated tiger let out a warning roar, jumped out of the pond and attacked the "trespasser" duo. Towards the end, the sloth bear remarkably regained its strength and gave it back to the tiger, growling menacingly, lunging at him and trying to push him back, warding off his ...

by | March 04, 2018 | 03:03

Students across the country have been organizing marches and walkouts in response to a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead. The Chandler Police Department said it takes all threats seriously and will aggressively pursue any reports of this nature. Most of those protesting here say they were inspired by the survivors of the Parkland shooting, who have been calling for change, including organizing a "March For Our Lives" March 24, to ...

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:41

Arizona State jumped out to a 10-2 lead to start the game, as the Oregon State offense got off to a slow start. OREGON - White 0-1 1-2 1, McIntosh 3-10 0-0 7, T.Brown 7-10 1-3 17, Pritchard 5-15 2-3 16, E.Brown 6-11 3-3 18, Kigab 2-3 0-0 4, Smith 2-3 0-0 4, Wooten 3-4 1-1 7, Sorkin 1-2 0-0 2, Bailey 0-3 0-0 0.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:37

Italians head to the polls on March 4 for a general election after the previous government - a coalition of centre-left and centre-right parties led by the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) - managed to finish its five-year mandate. Gentiloni tweeted Friday that a deal was struck to save 500 jobs with Embraco and Whirlpool at a factory near Turin at least through 2018. Matteo Renzi , Democratic Party - Pro-EU but keen for reform.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:36

Xi is also planning to use the National People's Congress' annual meeting in order to appoint allies in key government positions, including the vice president, the central bank chief, and dozens of ministry-level positions. Xi's actions and the clear concentration of power in himself reveal a return to the patriarchal mode of strongman politics that was characteristic of the Mao era.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:38

Mr Lavrov said: "Everybody should understand that the U.S. military is preparing the militaries of European states to use tactical nuclear weapons against Russian Federation". It claims that it is not created to prevent an attack from Iran but to neutralised Moscow's nuclear arsenal. The opinion of the Minister the aggressor was expressed during his speech to the conference on disarmament in Geneva, reports "RIA Novosti".

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:21

Bellone said wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour were expected. Streets in East Boston and nearby towns were flooded on Friday amid high winds and surging waves caused by the second windstorm dubbed a " bomb cyclone " wreaking havoc across the U.S.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:08

At least five people were killed Friday by falling trees or branches. Portions of NY state received more than three feet of snow. Parts of eastern Long Island and eastern MA could get up to 5 inches of rain through Saturday . The barges were part of the construction project for the new Mario Cuomo Bridge, formerly known as the Tappan Zee Bridge. New York state governor Andrew Cuomo warned that Long Island and New York City would see winds of 40 miles per hour, with gusts as high as ...

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:37

A female aid worker is also missing, while one other sustained various degrees of injuries in the attack on Thursday. Speaking on the ugly incident, Samantha Newport, Head of Communications, UNICEF Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), confirmed the incident to reporters on Friday in Maidguri.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:01

The Spanish duo of Sergio Garcia (65) and Rafa Cabrera Bello (67) were in a share of second with American Xander Schauffele (68) on nine-under. Sharma entered the week already ranked first on the European Tour after two early-season victories, in South Africa and Malaysia.

by | March 03, 2018 | 23:41

Wednesday's victory, ushered in by man of the match Stokes after the Black Caps were skittled for 223 on an excellent pitch, swung the momentum violently. "There's no point looking back at it like that", says Root. "We've been playing good cricket for a while but last match we were outplayed - the way England bowled, they didn't give us much".

by | March 03, 2018 | 23:33

Witkoff said Andrew didn't buy drugs on the "dark net" as some people do, but instead right on the Internet. "If you shot one person, they give you life, they give you the death penalty". Mr. Sessions also said the task force will examine local and state opioid epidemic lawsuits to determine what assistance federal law can provide these legal actions.

by | March 03, 2018 | 23:17

President Donald] Trump ", she said. Manafort and Gates have been indicted on multiple counts of fraud, money laundering and other charges as part of Mueller's investigation. While embarrassing for Deripaska and Prikhodko to have apparently met with an escort-or escorts, as Navalny claims-Navalny argues the alleged incident constitutes corruption as a businessman can not secretly ship government officials around without disclosing it.

by | March 03, 2018 | 23:08

BJP had not declared any CM candidate, it is believed that Tripura BJP president Biplab Deb would succeed CM Manik Sarkar. "CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury's call for unity of secular-democratic forces has assumed bigger relevance. Prime Minister said that BJP is committed for complete change in the political system in the country. The party statement said: "The Politburo thanks 45 per cent of the voters who extended support to the CPI-M and the Left Front".

by | March 03, 2018 | 22:10

There were no other reported injuries related to the incident. The incident happened about 12pm local time (5pm United Kingdom time) and the surrounding area was cordoned off. Such disturbances outside the White House are not uncommon. Jessica Ford, of La Vergne, Tenn., was arrested after she intentionally crashed her van into a barrier at the corner of E and 17th Sts.in Washington, D.C., the Secret Service said.

by | March 03, 2018 | 21:15

After the 48 hours passed, the persons were released from detention", police spokeswoman Denisa Baloghova said in a statement. The seven Italian suspects arrested under suspicion of murdering the investigative reporter and his girlfriend Slovakia , have been freed.

by | March 03, 2018 | 21:09

Friday's shooting at Campbell Hall happened on a day when parents were arriving to pick up students for the beginning of a weeklong spring break. Central Michigan University police Chief Bill Yeagley told reporters that the gun used in the shooting belonged Davis Sr.

by | March 03, 2018 | 21:10

Editor's note: Ad blockers can cause photos and captions to appear out of order or show information unrelated to the photo displayed . The storm morphed into a " bomb cyclone " late Friday morning when it underwent so-called bombogenesis, signalled by an extreme drop in atmospheric pressure.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:24

OR had a chance to win or force overtime in the final seconds, but Pritchard air-balled a 3-point attempt as time expired. Flynn responded with his own gesture, waving the coach off. "... That's why it was so important to play with them and they'll come back at us differently if we have to match up with them". Four of USC's players just logged 38 minutes or more in the opening round.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:14

REUTERS/Stefan WermuthThe Spice Girls perform during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium, August 12, 2012. The couple, who announced their engagement in November , will marry on May 19 at at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle . When asked directly if the group would be performing, Mel B.'s awful poker face gave her away.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:13

Rain moved into Southern California early Friday, but a strip of coastal communities that were under evacuation orders appeared to have avoided a repeat of destructive debris flows that struck during a January storm. A Red Cross evacuation center has been set up at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, located at 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara. The ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft offered free rides for residents to local shelters.

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:59

The victims are from the same family, news reports said. A man is held on suspicion of murder after those living nearby attempted to rescue the occupants of a burning property. The PSNI have appealed for information and wish to speak to anyone who was in, or travelling through the Derrylin area between midnight last night and 7.10am this morning.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:04

Ballot papers have been handed over to the Returning Officers for election. Pakistan's four provinces each have the same number of senate seats, but senators' votes are weighted by population. Those candidates, who will be running as " independents ", are expected to pledge their allegiance to PML-N if they are elected to the senate, PML-N party officials say.

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:42

There are fears that Storm Riley could bring a record-breaking high tide to the state this weekend. Also, heavy snow fell in OH, upstate NY on eastward. 300 flights have been proactively canceled Thurs night & Friday. Amtrak suspended service along the Northeast Corridor, from Washington to Boston , citing power failures and downed trees.

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:14

Pence made sure to note that any such proposal should "allow due process". President Trump broke with his political allies last night by saying that guns should be confiscated from individuals who displayed signs of mental illness without first going through the courts.

by | March 03, 2018 | 16:39

North Eastern regional commissioner Mohamud Saleh said the attackers targeted Administration and Kenya Police camps in the area. The attackers first trained their guns on a telecommunication mast in Lafey town, ostensibly to disable communication between the officers and their bosses, before storming the camps.

by | March 03, 2018 | 16:05

Turkey-led Syrian rebels have advanced steadily since launching an assault on 20 January on Afrin, which is controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Anadolu Agency quoted the Turkish General Staff statement as saying that thirteen other soldiers were injured during the operation Olive Branch on Thursday.

by | March 03, 2018 | 15:33

The newly elected Catalan parliament tried to declare Puigdemont a new president of the region but the Spanish authorities banned to swear in him in absentia. Puigdemont, now in self-imposed exile in the Belgian capital Brussels, announced in a video on social media that he was stepping aside for Jordi Sanchez, another pro-independence leader currently in a prison in Madrid on charges of sedition.