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by | March 20, 2018 | 14:03

The administration is also considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the USA and imposing tariffs on a broad range of its imports to punish Beijing for alleged theft of intellectual property, according to people familiar with the matter.

by | March 20, 2018 | 13:50

Putin's defiance of the West has played well in the campaign with an electorate nostalgic for Russia's superpower status. Addressing a crowd near Moscow's Red Square, Mr Putin said his victory was a vote of confidence in his achievements.

by | March 20, 2018 | 13:32

But tea party nominees also cost them winnable Senate seats during Barack Obama's presidency - Christine O'Donnell in DE in 2010, Todd Akin in Missouri in 2012. "American Bridge was the first group to recognize that Saccone's positions on the opioid epidemic could prove to be a liability in this election", said American Bridge Deputy Communications Director Andrew Bates.

by | March 20, 2018 | 12:52

A series of four bombings there have killed two and injured four. The FBI and ATF are investigating, and federal agents say the package is likely linked to a serial bomber who's struck in Austin, Texas. Austin has been the site of several explosions in recent weeks. None of the other 75 workers at the center were reportedly wounded by the parcel, which was said to contain nails.

by | March 20, 2018 | 12:49

On March 14, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a preliminary inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the matter. The bench insisted then that law and order was a primary concern for the court and sought reports from states on investigation into such cases.

by | March 20, 2018 | 12:42

The 74-year old Natarajan died at a hospital in Chennai on Tuesday morning. He was reportedly put on ventilator as his condition worsened on Monday. Natarajan was one among Sasikala's relatives who was expelled by Jayalalithaa from her home in Poes Garden as they were accused of working against the chief minister's interest.

by | March 20, 2018 | 12:06

China fears secession by Taiwan and Hong Kong. The legislature also approved the appointment of Yang Xiaodu as director for the National Supervisory Commission, created from a merger of the party's internal anti-graft watchdog with one that oversees civil servants.

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:43

Former chief selector Muhammad Ilyas has flayed the foreign cricketers for not playing in Pakistan in the PSL3 eliminators and final to be held in Lahore and Karachi respectively. Pietersen categorically said no when asked after one of the earlier matches whether he would be willing to go to Pakistan. Quetta's overseas stars Shane Watson and Kevin Pietersen pulled out of the eliminator due to security concerns over traveling to Pakistan, with the franchise calling up Bangladesh ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:36

Earlier in Twitter comments, Friedman suggested that the settlements were part of Israel, while also reproaching the Palestinian Authority for its unwillingness to condemn an attack in the West Bank that killed two Israeli soldiers. Abbas's government has limited autonomy in parts of the West Bank, while the Jewish state annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the global community.

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:27

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference at the Washington Convention Center March 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. He said Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and cut aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, UNRWA , aim at destroying Palestinian aspirations for independence and statehood.

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:18

The French former president Nicolas Sarkozy is on Tuesday in custody of Judicial police in town of Nanterre, northwest of Paris, to be interrogated for a possible crime of illicit financing in political campaign that led to victory in The presidential elections of 2007, as reported by newspaper Le Monde.

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:13

Of course, there's already some legal backlash from pro-choice advocates, who are arguing that any law that bans abortions before fetuses are viable outside the womb is an unconstitutional restriction. "The winners (today) are those babies that are in the womb, first and foremost", Gunn said. "We are all about fighting to protect the unborn". Although Bryant endeavors to make the Magnolia State the country's safest for fetuses, it is the worst-ranked state in the nation for overall infant ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:06

Mr.Navalny, who called for a boycott, ended up stealing some of Mr. Putin's show anyway: His live online debate with the officially sanctioned opposition candidate, Ksenia Sobchak , generated far more buzz than Mr. Kasparov, a renowned chess master. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov played down suggestions that tensions with the West had boosted turnout, saying the result showed that Russians were united behind Mr.

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:00

Ankara launched the Afrin offensive on January 20 after the United States said it sought to create a 30,000-strong force near the Turkish border in Syria with the help of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militant group, which is mainly comprised of YPG forces.

by | March 20, 2018 | 10:59

The flight, which departed at 7:55 a.m. local time (11.25 p.m. ET Saturday), crashed in Kohangan village, 120 kilometers (74 miles) from Semirom town, authorities told Iran's Fars News Agency. Aseman has a fleet of 36 planes, including at least three ATR-72s that date back to the early 1990s, the Islamic Republic News Agency said. The plane crashed into Mount Dena, a 14,435-foot-tall mountain in the Zagros mountains.

by | March 20, 2018 | 10:48

The 8MP telephoto sensor comes with 3X lossless optical zoom, but the P20 Pro is also equipped with 5X "Hybrid Zoom". A report by a Czech Republic website HN cites local e-tailer Alza to claim that the Huawei P20 Lite has been launched in the country a few days ahead of the official unveiling on March 27.

by | March 20, 2018 | 10:21

Office-goers who would usually book Ola or Uber cabs to reach office in case of any rail disruption are finding "no cabs available" on app. Lakhs of commuters had to face hardships during the peak office hours as hundreds of agitated students blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between the busy Matunga and Dadar stations, demanding jobs in the Indian Railways.

by | March 20, 2018 | 10:08

None of the other five candidates is on track to receive more than two percent of the vote , Russian Today indicated. Vladimir Putin , according to exit polling indications, has won another six-year term as Russia's President amid widespread reports of employers forcing people to vote and of ballot-box stuffing.

by | March 20, 2018 | 09:52

The stock decreased 2.35% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $27.84. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 3.02 million shares versus an average volume of 2.05 million shares during last trading session. Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.81 in 2017Q2. 348.73 million shares or 2.54% more from 340.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

by | March 20, 2018 | 09:39

Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed on Tuesday remains found at Alpha Lake on Friday belong to the Perth woman. Crews confirmed the remains were found in the north end of the lake, which was partially frozen. She reportedly got on public transit and ended up in Alpha Lake Park . A personal item was found in Alpha Lake Park on the morning of November 23.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:30

The former Cardinal, who was once the most powerful member of the Catholic Church in the United Kingdom, resigned as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh in 2013 following allegations of sexual misconduct, was treated in Newcastle after suffering a head injury.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:28

Work crews were trying to get affected services like water, sewage and telecommunications up and running again, Mr. Fitzsimmons said. If you're anxious about family in the Tathra area, call the Public Information Inquiry Centre on 1800 227 228.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:25

Earlier in January, Imran Khan was witnessed talking something about asking his supporters to wish him to find personal happiness for which he has been deprived of. Imran Khan's earlier two marriages had ended in divorce. Taking a jibe at the PTI leader, Chaudhry said that where Nawaz Sharif was destined to become four times prime minister, Imran's fate was to get married for the third time.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:12

The president's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner continues to lead the small office, which has seen other personnel changes. Liddell will report to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and work closely with Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Joe Hagin.

by | March 20, 2018 | 08:14

Dhanpal Ganesh, who's 88th minute header won them that game in Bengaluru , is part of a midfield along with Gregory Nelson, Raphael Augusto, Bikramjit Singh and Francisco Fernandes that will look to contain rather than attack BFC. However, Chennaiyin FC held on to win the ISL 2017-18. "We need to do the same for Chhetri and Miku tomorrow", said Chennaiyin coach John Gregory while emphasising that Bengaluru will have the crowd as their 12th man at the Kanteerava but his team will fear ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:42

While the outcome is seen as assured, the authorities are investing in get-out-the-vote efforts to ensure a decent turnout across the world's biggest country. In addition, US federal prosecutors are investigating whether Russian-linked groups interfered during the 2016 presidential election . In Moscow alone, authorities are spending 50 million rubles ($870,000) on balloons and festive decorations at polling stations.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:42

Iran issued a warning to Donald Trump over the weekend that the US would be making a "painful mistake" if he decides to pull out of the nuclear deal. From the European Union, Trump is looking for commitment and willingness to issue sanctions that push back against Iran's ballistic missile program and regional activities.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:38

They will live on in March Madness highlight reels forever. Maura and Jairus Lyle , and a confusing acronym that left casual observers just learning about " University of Maryland, Baltimore County ". As for the Wildcats, they get to prepare for some other Wildcats. Those four letters are now synonymous with the biggest upset in college basketball history, but it's a long way from becoming a basketball school.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:13

This year's exercises will be held on a similar scale but without key US strategic assets such as nuclear-powered aircraft carriers or bombers, Seoul officials said. While it has not tested a missile or nuclear device this year, the North maintained a torrid pace of nuclear and ballistic-missile testing in 2017 - including the launch of two intermediate-range missiles over Japan .

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:12

At a rally held in Moscow's central Manezgnaya Square as the results were announced, Putin thanked his supporters and said the vote was a mandate that he has been on the right track; he pledged to do more for Russian Federation. Since he took the helm in Russia on New Year's Eve 1999 after Boris Yeltsin's surprise resignation, Putin's electoral power has centered on stability, a quality cherished by Russians after the chaotic breakup of the Soviet Union and the "wild capitalism" of the ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:02

Those actions include a USA -backed finding by the United Kingdom government that Moscow is linked to the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil. That indictment, among other Russian firms and individuals, fingered the Internet Research Agency among others. On one hand, top officials, publicly and privately, stake out a hawkish line toward Moscow and endorse the intelligence agency assessments that Russian Federation meddled in the election to help Trump.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:56

Ben Wizner, the director of the ACLU's Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, ripped the report on Sunday. According to a draft agreement Marcus said she viewed, violators could face $10 million penalties for each unauthorized release of "confidential information" - and the agreement applied not only to their White House tenures but "all times thereafter".

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:47

The attack took place in a Kabul neighbourhood dominated by ethnic Hazaras, a Shia minority frequently targeted by the extremists. The Taliban , who have long demanded to talk directly to the United States before the Kabul government, replied with silence.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:42

In 1961, Sister Jean took a teaching job at Mundelein College, the women's college that prepared its students to teach, which was located next to Loyola in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. "And at the end, she'll literally pray that we come out on top". "We said we would be careful of our shots, careful not to foul". "It's not that. It's not that at all".

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:39

Students have been demanding the professor's suspension and arrest since then, but no action has been taken yet. The protesting students have also alleged that JNU administration is not taking any stern action in the matter. "Atul Johri has a great deal of influence with the current JNU vice chancellor and his senior officials, who have neither removed him from various positions in the university hierarchy [nor] announced a major penalty proceedings against him, or even removed him as the ...