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by | October 13, 2017 | 23:43

An eyewitness told The Cairns Post that he could see that one chute was tangled and it wasn't opening. 'I was just watching him in free fall until he went behind the trees, and that was the last I saw'. "The other two were jumping as a tandem pair: a highly experienced instructor and a customer", the statement continued. "It wasn't good to watch".

by | October 13, 2017 | 22:40

Honorable Raila Odinga and his running mate sent a letter dated 10 October 2017 indicating that they had chose to withdraw from the fresh Presidential election. But analysts say Mr Odinga's withdrawal brings "constitutional uncertainty". Meanwhile, analyst Murithi Mutiga said that the withdrawal means that Kenya is in "uncharted waters".

by | October 13, 2017 | 21:03

Wal-Mart made a similar move in 2011, and Target in 2012. Business Insider reported that 3 million fewer people shopped in stores on Thanksgiving weekend 2016 compared to 2015. and Sears at 6 p.m. But anchor stores, theaters, restaurants and retailers with entrances on the outside of the mall will have the option of being open on Thursday.

by | October 13, 2017 | 21:05

If found guilty, he could serve up to 20 years in prison, be fined up to $250,000 and be forced to pay restitution to Smith. That didn't stop him working at J&J Cafeteria, a resturant in Conway, S.C. Smith's attorneys described the conditions there as "sub-human", "deplorable" and "harmful to human health". Smith, who claims to have scars on his neck to prove some of the alleged abuse, said he never told anyone out of fears for his safety.

by | October 13, 2017 | 20:17

The last round of balloting, at institution's headquarters in Paris, would be representative of Qatar, Hamad Al-Kawari, to French Audrey Azoulay. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made the request at a meeting on Friday with incumbent UNESCO chief Irina Bokova, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Zeid added.

by | October 13, 2017 | 19:19

There are five oil wells in the Kirkuk region, two of which are controlled by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG). Haidar Al-Abadi went on to call for joint administration between the Iraqi government and the KRG over the disputed areas in Kirkuk under the leadership of the federal government in Baghdad , without giving further details on how this would work.

by | October 13, 2017 | 18:50

President Trump reignited the "war on Christmas" on Friday, telling a crowd of supporters that "we're saying Merry Christmas again" now that he's president. "This morning I am honored and thrilled to return as the first sitting president to address this incredible gathering of friends", Trump said. However, SPLC president has sharply criticised the president for endorsing a hate group's event by participating as an official speaker at it.

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:24

Interestingly, in the year 2015-16, its turnover suddenly leaped up to Rs 80.5 crore. Breaking his silence, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday rejected allegations of money laundering against his son Jay, whose company had reportedly recorded an extraordinary spike in business after the BJP came to power at the Centre, and asserted that it had not done any business with the government nor taken any kickbacks.

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:03

With only a few days left both the parties are trying hard to lure the voters to their side. He exhorted the people to make Gujarat " Congress mukt" (free from Congress). He further added that Modi has initiated the making of new India which will benefit everyone in the long run. "Had they developed the nation, then why would Prime Minister Narendra Modi be required to launch Bullet Train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai?" he said.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:15

Trump, speaking hours after he tweeted about challenging the licenses of "NBC and the networks" for producing "fake news", said he was calling for more honesty, not limits on the media, but he later doubled down on his threat to challenge licenses, Bloomberg reports.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:03

Pyongyang stated that any act of aggression by the US and South Korea would only "advance their own demise". The deployment of US strategic military assets to South Korea came amid the heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula following the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's ( DPRK ) sixth nuclear test in September.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:04

Additionally, Collins would have control of the state bureaucracy, potentially using it and the bully pulpit of the governor's office to advance a policy agenda to work on initiatives that could improve Maine's economic outlook. Collins isn't "done", but her standing with hard-line Republicans may be damaged. Prior to her announcement, she said she wanted to "heal ME", a comment read by some as a swipe at LePage's polarizing style.

by | October 13, 2017 | 15:49

Hearing a petition against deporting Rohingya people from the country, the Supreme Court today called the Rohingya situation in Myanmar a "huge humanitarian crisis", but stopped short of freezing a plan to expel the refugees after the centre pleaded that a stay order could have worldwide ramifications.

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:55

A judicial office spokesman said a hearing was likely to take place on 11th December. Uber has formally lodged its appeal against Transport for London's decision not to renew its private hire operating license. The talks were described by both sides as "constructive". His predecessor, Travis Kalanick, left the company following allegations that managers didn't adequately address reports of sexual harassment.

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:43

Turkish troops enter Syria. The Turkish army is backing the pro-Ankara Free Syrian Army that will need to oust HTS members in the area to allow Iranian, Russian and Turkish forces implement the de-escalation zone. "The Turkish army convoy is entering under the protection of Tahrir al-Sham to take positions on the front line with the YPG", another FSA official in the area said.

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:37

The Pakistani army said its forces were able to recover the hostages after acting on US intelligence about their passage into Pakistan from Afghanistan. "So we're waiting for that", his mother, Linda Boyle, said in a video posted on the Toronto Star newspaper's website. The hostages are "safe and sound and are being repatriated to the country of their origin", the military statement said, after the rescue in Kurram tribal agency, one of seven semi-autonomous tribal areas along the Afghan ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 13:38

The officer's name hasn't been released. Chief Michael Harrison says the officer was one of four patrolling the area. "I can't begin to tell you how much this hurts", he said. The officer collapsed at the scene, while the perpetrator ran to a nearby apartment complex. She said officers went around knocking on doors and ushered residents out of the building.

by | October 13, 2017 | 12:40

The case was scrapped a month before Zuma, 75, became president in 2009 after recorded phone calls indicated the investigator's actions may have been politically motivated. Zuma's counsel Kemp J Kemp SC hinted that their next move would be to approach the NPA to once again consider Zuma's representations. In April a year ago, the North Gauteng High Court ordered that Zuma must face all the charges.

by | October 13, 2017 | 11:47

Angry locals set the SUV ablaze after, Pappu Mane and his accomplices fled from the spot. The irate people gathered the accident spot set the SUV on fire. The local villagers managed to nab one of the occupants and handed him over to the police before beating him up. According to police, three girls were going to their school via Baramati-Morgaon Road around 8 am, when a vehicle hit the girls.

by | October 13, 2017 | 10:43

A Pakistani court has delayed the indictment of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges following clashes between his supporters and police. The judge made a decision to end the court proceedings for the day and asked both defendants to leave the courtroom and return for the hearing on October 18.

by | October 13, 2017 | 10:27

In January 2016, the Supreme Court had questioned the ban and said that this can not be done under the Constitution, following which, in February, the top court reserved an order on referring the case to a constitution bench. The case of entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala shrine has seen a prolonged legal journey of over a decade. The Kerala High Court had upheld the Rules and allowed the Devaswom Board to enforce the ban.

by | October 13, 2017 | 10:22

The US Geological Survey said that the tremor hit at 1.41am (12.41am, Singapore time) with a depth of around 5km. Today (Thursday), a relatively weak 2.9 magnitude quake was recorded near the North Korean town of Sungjibaegam. "I think the Punggye-ri region is now pretty saturated". A small quake on September 23 was thought to be an aftershock of the nuclear test earlier in the month.

by | October 13, 2017 | 08:17

Union leaders say they have been trying to find a solution to the impasse for 18 months. When CWU did not call it off, Royal Mail lodged an injunction with the High Court, which was heard this morning. Last week, 89% of the CWU's 111,000 workers backed a walkout in a dispute over pensions, pay and jobs, with 74% of members turning out to vote. 'Instead the company's actions will have the complete opposite effect.

by | October 13, 2017 | 08:02

Paris city authorities said Thursday they aimed to phase out the use of diesel cars by the time the French capital hosts the Olympics in 2024, and petrol cars by 2030. He said the country intends to be carbon neutral by 2050, a decision he linked to President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

by | October 13, 2017 | 07:20

Men have "spoken" for us for eons'. The Women's Convention will begin October 27 in Detroit and will last three days. We are thrilled that Rep Maxine Waters and Senator Sanders will be speaking at the Women's Convention. But not everyone welcomed the decision to give a prominent role to a man at a women's conference with the motto 'Reclaiming Our Time'. So, who did they get to headline opening night? Sen.

by | October 13, 2017 | 06:50

Mathews was arrested Saturday on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child. An FBI team , meanwhile, was deployed Tuesday to search the family's home. Why was the child sent out at 3 am? According to Wesley, at about 3 a.m., he put Sherin outside and told her to stand next to a large tree that was behind a fence, about 100 feet south of the family's home and across an alley and even admitted to police that he knew coyotes had been seen in that specific area though, investigators ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 06:41

Searchers yesterday made a grim discovery, finding what police believe to be human remains on the banks of a crocodile-infested creek near the Mowbray River, about two kilometres from the area Mrs Cameron was last seen. The woman's son, Craig Eggins, wrote on Facebook his mother took regular short walks and would ask for help if she got lost, according to the Australian Associated Press.

by | October 13, 2017 | 04:12

The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), an independent entity that reviews allegations against House members, concluded in a report that there is "substantial reason to believe" Collins improperly shared nonpublic information in the purchase of Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited stocks.

by | October 13, 2017 | 02:54

Aron Tydén told local media: "I was at home at my computer when I heard a loud bang". Trelleborg is the southernmost town in Sweden , about 33km from Malmo, and has a history of gang violence. A huge police operation has been launched and the area around where the drama unfolded has been cordoned off. Local news outlet Sydsvenskan reported that eight ambulances had been sent to the scene.

by | October 13, 2017 | 02:36

The attack was caught on video and by photographers. Harris was seen bloodied in viral photos and a video after being attacked during the white supremacist rally in August in a parking garage next to the Charlottesville Police Department.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:34

For more information, call your county board of elections or 518-474-1953. The budget will be presented to the Ashtabula County Board of Commissioners at an October 23 work session. Every signature will be compared to the voter's registration record, to ensure the correct person has marked the ballot. Indiana's 2018 general election will take place November 6.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:09

The Department of Public Safety said Pasquotank Correctional Institute can house about 900 close, medium and minium custody inmates. Northside Elementary, Elizabeth City Middle School and Pasquotank County High School were placed on lockdown , which was lifted just before 5 p.m.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:02

They cited an allowance for absences that can be categorized as "serious or family personal reasons", The Guardian writes. Italy's Penal Code prohibits the abandonment of pets and said keeping an animal in conditions that may cause it to suffer is a crime; both are punishable with jail time or a hefty fine.

by | October 12, 2017 | 23:53

The Police Commissioner said he consequently convened a pre-investigation meeting which was attended by family and friends of the deceased, his girlfriend and Davido , as well as the DPO Lion Building and other investigating police officers.

by | October 12, 2017 | 22:44

Finally, Standpoint Research lowered Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. Shares of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) have been assigned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the twelve ratings firms that are now covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports.