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by | March 21, 2018 | 15:19

From the bookmakers to the commentators - they wrote Labor off in Batman and you have proved them wrong'. Labor's Ged Kearney enjoyed a 3 per cent swing on her way to victory . While an official result is yet to be declared, the Greens conceded defeat about 9:00pm last night. Although Labor has held the electorate for the past 80 years the Greens have been in hot pursuit for the past few years.

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:35

Even though there was no confirmation about it, Congress sources told TOI that his resignation was yet to be accepted and he would continue to hold the post until the time his replacement took over. His resignation comes after a turbulent month for UP Congress that saw Phulpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary constituencies occupied by the SP-BSP combine.

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:19

But the Austin Police Department said later in the evening that the detonation at a Goodwill in South Austin was not caused by a package bomb but rather an "incendiary device", and the event likely wasn't connected to this month's series of bombings .

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:13

IS claimed responsibility for the attack in a message posted by the group's Amaq news agency. The site of the blast is close to a shrine considered sacred by the country's ethnic Shia Hazara community, where the annual gathering to mark Nevruz is held.

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:09

After she fainted in her bathroom, Sasikala helped her to her bed and fainted again. Sasikala is said to have suggested that Jayalalithaa visit a doctor at the hospital, but the latter turned down the suggestion. According to Sasikala, Jayalalithaa's health deteriorated significantly in the first week of September 2016, partly because of fluctuating sugar levels.

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:08

The Pittsburgh Steelers are adding safety help. The deal, announced Tuesday, is pending Burnett passing a physical. During his tenure in Green Bay he racked up 717 tackles, nine interceptions, 46 pass break-ups, eight forced fumbles and 7.5 sacks.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:46

Snow is still in the forecast for this morning, though it's still relatively light and spotty across the Richmond area as of daybreak. Bell said that while it is hard to say exactly how much snow will fall. "A 1-2" accumulation can be expected for Indianapolis with much higher amounts east. The good news is that conditions should be improving during the daylight period Wednesday with the high March sun angle melting any snow that is on asphalt and concrete surfaces despite cloud cover.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:30

The Karnataka government's decision to accord an independent religion status to the state's powerful Lingayat community has kicked off a huge political storm just before the crucial elections. Those who claim that the Lingayats constitute a distinct religion argue that the founder of the sect, the 12-century saint-reformer, Basavanna , had rejected the tenets of Hinduism and the caste-centric social order it supported.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:25

Federal warnings last time did not provide enough information or in some cases go to the right people in state and local governments, the committee's leaders said, though they reiterated that there was no evidence votes were changed. Overall, experts say far too little has been done to shore up those vulnerabilities in 10,000 US voting jurisdictions that mostly run on obsolete and imperfectly secured technology.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:12

It said he took part in the ring for financial gain and that his employer was unaware of his actions. In a Twitter post , Avichay Adraee, the spokesman, said the attack was launched in response to a bomb attack from the Palestinian territory near the security fence in northern Gaza, where no Israeli troops were present at that time .

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:09

McDaniel supporters rallied at the MS state capitol last week to urge Gov. Bryant to appoint him to serve as the interim USA senator. "I know nothing has been announced officially so we are still waiting for some official word that that's who it's going to be, but everyone here knows Cindy Hyde-Smith and is familiar with who she is, so having a name helps us start off the race I guess".

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:58

Eisenkot spoke of the "message" of the 2007 strike, while also making reference to a 1981 Israeli raid against a nuclear reactor in Saddam Hussein's Iraq. The Israeli Defence Force bombed the site because they believed the nuclear facility would be completed by the end of that year. Grainy footage of the strike included in the material shows a target locking on to a building that is blown apart shortly afterwards.

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:57

Uzumcu added: "So you should think another three weeks ahead at least". There were hugs, kisses and waves goodbye on the steps of the Russian embassy yesterday as diplomats named as "undeclared intelligence officers" and their families left Britain.

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:50

DONALD Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin on his Russian election win - but did NOT bring up the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the UK. After answering questions about the bombings in Austin during a joint press conference with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House , a reporter asked an inaudible question, to which Trump responded: "I had a call with president Putin and congratulated him on his election victory".

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:35

According to police, the suspects had their faces concealed and were armed with an assault rifle and a large kitchen knife. When police responded to the scene, they found surveillance video of the incident that showed an unidentified black male going into the business with a handgun, demanding money and cigarettes from the clerk.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:59

Lashing out at prime minister Narendra Modi for domonetisation, he said that the prime minister gave his industralist friends a chance to turn their black money into white. While addressing a gathering in Padubidre, Udupi Rahul Gandhi said, "One person can not take this country forward, it is the work of 120cr Indians that has progressed this nation".

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:56

Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 1,398 shares in the company, valued at $238,414.92. " McDonald's leaders understand that you don't have to grow emissions to grow as a company", said Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute (WRI), one of the Science Based Targets initiative partners.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:53

The Democratic-majority state Supreme Court ruled last month in a party-line decision that the district boundaries unconstitutionally put partisan interests above neutral line-drawing criteria, such as keeping districts compact and eliminating municipal and county divisions.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:37

The vessel was destroyed on November 13, 1942, during intense fighting with the Japanese during the Battle of Guadalcanal. The brothers had joined the Navy in early 1942 and asked to serve together. Their demand to "fight side-by-side" would have a devastating effect on their family when USS Juneau was sunk. The Navy has since named two new destroyers " The Sullivans " in honor of the five brothers.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:43

U Htin Kyaw has been a close confidant of Nobel peace prize laureate and de-factor leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Myint Swe, the military-nominated vice president, will act in the role until parliament can confirm a replacement in seven days, it said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:42

Secretary-General is considering a request from the Venezuelan government for the accompanying of the electoral process in the run-up to presidential polls set for 20 May". The Venezuelan government reiterated that its invitation to any worldwide organization, especially the United Nations , that wishes to observe the upcoming May 20 presidential elections in the Bolivarian country.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:18

Now people are watching us as title candidates, and earlier we had to fight to get to the top four - and even at the top six. Spurs have been earning plenty of new admirers under their Argentine manager in recent seasons but the one criticism which has been levelled at the north London side is their failure to actually win a trophy.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:14

The low-lying country has many residents that are at risk from a changing climate in the near future. At this moment, about 86 million people could leave their homes in sub-Saharan Africa, 40 million in South Asia, and 17 million in South America, summing up the possible number of climate refugees to 143 million, warned today, in a report, The World Bank .

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:58

A night hunt for 7-12 year olds will begin at 8:15 p.m., so please do not forget to bring a flashlight. Other activities include face painting, a magician, cookies and cupcakes, and an Oak Bay police auto and firetruck on display for the children to explore.

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:56

On Monday afternoon, numerous Facebook posts claimed a silver Mini had been stolen from the town with a girl in it. But a search revealed the vehicle was in the river a short distance away from where it had last been seen. Everyone done their best. He added: "Thank you all for your help this evening". And may have done more than most. "They're a lovely family, always smiling and having fun together".

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:57

Mike Lee of Utah, Independent Sen. Chris Murphy of CT, the war powers resolution aims to immediately end all USA military intervention in Yemen that is not specifically directed against al-Qaeda or "associated forces". The war has turned into one of the world's worst humanitarian crises since the Saudi-led coalition began airstrikes -more than 10,000 people have been killed and millions more are at risk of widespread starvation and disease.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:42

According to DeVos, the limited number of staff on the panel is meant to limit delays and avoid being "bogged down in a lot of bureaucracy". DeVos responded to questions from Democratic Rep. "There are ways to prevent young people from getting guns who should not be having from having them", DeVos said. It was her first Congressional appearance since the 60 Minutes interview last Sunday during which she struggled to answer questions about her approach to education policy.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:37

She was booked in jail under a $60,000 bond but has since bailed out. The report said she told police she's been drinking shots of "liquor and alcohol" that she usually doesn't drink. Maheshwari and her husband, Raju Thimmaiah, were construction workers and caretakers of an under-construction building-where they also lived- in JP Nagar.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:11

There will be no change in the overall size and program from previous exercises, although a field training period will be halved due to the Winter Olympics, Yonhap quoted military officials as saying. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly told a South Korean envoy in early March that he understands the need for US-South Korea war games. Seoul's defense ministry announced the plan to begin the allies' Foal Eagle/Key Resolve drills in Korea, which were delayed during an Olympic detente, ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 05:53

The story follows the 761st, an African-American tank battalion in the Second World War who distinguished itself repeatedly with acts of vast heroism. Safehouse Pictures' Matt Schwartz will serve as executive producer. The legendary battalion , also known as the Black Panthers , included baseball icon Jackie Robinson.

by | March 21, 2018 | 05:48

The movement went statewide with Senate Bill 54 , an initiative by lawmakers to protect immigrants without legal residency by restricting local law enforcement's cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Constitution while still complying with the sanctuary state law. "If you could build a big, lovely wall along the 605 (Freeway, ) even though that would inconvenience me tremendously, I would give you a thumbs up", Long Beach resident Janet Wess told the council, according to the ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:53

On the night of July 15, Damond had called 911 to report what she feared was a woman being sexually assaulted behind her home, according to the criminal complaint, filed Tuesday in Hennepin County. Hamberg added she hopes Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman's decision to charge Noor is not a "one-off". Damond's death drew global attention, cost the police chief her job and forced major revisions to the department's policy on body cameras.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:32

New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. As of this evening, the forecast is on track for another area of low pressure to move across our area overnight...bringing more rain through early Wednesday morning. Winds picking up out of the west for the afternoon. A storm system developing out across the lower Plains states and advancing eastward will start to increase high clouds across our area late in the day.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:21

Carson said. "I asked my wife also to help me with that". "People were stuck by nails, and a chair had collapsed with someone sitting in it", said Mr. "I don't think there is a notification required for facilities issues as there is for decorating issues", he said. But, he added, HUD "used the opportunity" to figure out what "internal controls" had allowed the purchase in the first place.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:12

Retail giants like Walmart , Target and Best Buy and their powerful lobbying groups on Monday urged the Trump administration to hold off new tariffs aimed at punishing China for its intellectual property practices, saying that such an aggressive step will only make matters worse.