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by | May 01, 2018 | 13:56

B'Tselem's El-Ad stressed that "extensive past experience clearly demonstrates that the recently announced Israeli "investigation" of some of these fatalities is nothing more than a whitewash mechanism", and "part of a façade created to give the impression that Israel is abiding by its legal obligation to investigate".

by | May 01, 2018 | 12:06

Two soldiers were injured in the initial firing, an Army official said, adding that the cordon has been strengthened. The Hizbul terrorist is also heard telling the man not to inform the security forces in future about their whereabouts, as per reports.

by | May 01, 2018 | 12:07

In this role James advised a range of companies, businesses and financial institutions in the United Kingdom and overseas. A long-time ally of Prime Minister Theresa May , the MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup has been in parliament for 13 years, and has previously served as immigration minister.

by | May 01, 2018 | 11:30

We'll bring you more news on the show's second season as and when we get it. Excitement is also now building for the Prime Original series Good Omens , based on the hugely-popular novel written by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, which will launch on Prime Video around the world in 2019.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:58

Pashinyan, who's declared himself the "people's candidate", must garner a simple majority of votes. Pashinyan has promised to rid Armenia of corruption and poverty. More than 100 journalists from major worldwide media outlets have been accredited by the Armenian foreign ministry to cover the special sitting of the parliament on the election of a new prime minister.

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:13

As of Saturday, 4,901 voters had cast early ballots, according to the Davidson County Board of Elections. Through this past Saturday, voters had cast 3,581 ballots during this year's early voting with almost a week to go. Republican hopefuls for Circuit Court clerk include: Bruce A. Bullis; Karen Forgety; Lionel J. Mallicote; Bobby L. Russell; and Travis Ward. Five men are in the running.

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:50

Jain, an IAS officer of the 1983 batch, succeeds Sumit Mullick , who retired on Monday. Jain, a 1983 batch officer was now the Additional Chief Secretary of the Finance department and has been credited with streamlining the finance of the state and also controlling the ballooning debt of the state.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:56

For other nations, Labour Day is celebrated on a separate date, often one with particular significance for the labour movement in the country. May Day is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:44

According to statistics compiled by the NIDA in 2016, approximately 64,000 Americans die each year from drug-related deaths. Nationwide, the public has been embracing the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft. The collected drugs will be taken to an undisclosed location to be incinerated. Officials running the events say they want the drugs off the street.

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:19

Pence also asked for an end to the current catch-and-release policy, and a crackdown on sanctuary cities. "With President Trump in the White House, I know you all know you have a leader who not only is listening to each and every one of you, and standing with each and every one of you, but he's also standing on the conviction that walls work", Pence told the agents.

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:40

Singh, however, said his ouster didn't matter to him anymore, and that he would fight till the end, "till the investigations are handed over to CBI". The PDP , the BJP's alliance partner, was already squirming at another development. A source said the education ministry may be allocated to Imran Ansari or Basharat Bukhari, but no final decision has been made. Earlier in the day, Gupta said: "The Kathua incident is a minor issue".

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:14

The Red Sox need to start collecting some wins as the Yankees entered Monday with nine straight wins to close the gap in the AL East. Junis was drubbed in his last outing and with the Royals looking like they are quickly falling out of the race in the AL Central, there isn't a ton to look at for optimism.

by | May 01, 2018 | 08:35

The event was organised by Vishwa Samvad Kendra - the media wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). "He had information of the whole world and he acted on this information". Despite the all-around ridicule, Mr Deb has defended his statement and said "narrow minded people find it tough to believe this as they want to belittle their own nation and think highly of other countries".

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:09

He snapped photos of what he saw. Viral photos of a filthy VA hospital room has prompted an apology from the facility and a review of the infirmary's policies and procedures. Wilson was exposed to any risky body fluids or blood", Gribbin said. The veteran describes the VA system as overwhelmed and without the resources to properly care for the thousands of veterans in the region.

by | May 01, 2018 | 10:10

An agreement was inked by "the Ministry of Tourism, the ATOAI, and the Uttarakhand government for trail to Gaumukh". The Project aims to develop synergy among all partners to effectively promote responsible tourism . He denied that the Red Fort was being leased out or rebranded as alleged by the opposition. It is billed to provide basic and advanced amenities like public conveniences, illumination, light and sound shows, surveillance and other tourist services.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:53

Drugs are suspected to have played a role in what's believed to be a wrong-way crash on USA 287 in Boulder County early Monday morning that left two people dead and another seriously injured, according to Colorado State Trooper Josh Lewis. The crash, which occurred sometime around 6 a.m., is on US 287 between Isabelle Road and Arapahoe Avenue. The ramp from Mebane Oaks Road to I-40 East near exit 154 is expected to remain closed until 7 p.m.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:04

As of Sunday afternoon, the day had seen 14 wildfires, including one in northern Eau Claire County, according to the DNR. "There's been 60 fires the last few days across the state of Wisconsin", Bertler referring to the activity on Saturday and Sunday alone.

by | May 01, 2018 | 08:27

The attacks, claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), are the latest deadly assaults on the Afghan capital and have spurred an outpouring of grief among journalists , many of whom took to Twitter to post tributes to their colleagues.

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:31

Two former Masterchef contestants have finished the charity race set up in memory of Matt Campbell , who died during the Marathon. "I wanted to do something after Matt died and my mum had the idea that my school house, Aldrich, could join me in doing the run and we organised it from there".

by | May 01, 2018 | 08:12

Relishing the bird's eye view of the game, the man cheers on his team as fans within the stadium noticed the stunt and cheered him on in return. The superfan, nicknamed "Amigo Ali", later told Yeni Asir newspaper: "That match was very important for our team (Denizlispor)".

by | May 01, 2018 | 08:40

Qassemi said the April 27 summit between Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in was a decisive step in the right direction, which can contribute to sustainable peace and security in the world and the region. tweeted Friday. Additionally, Singapore has previously held other historic events - in 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with then-Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou in Singapore, the first and only time the leaders of the two Chinas have met since they split in 1949 .

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:04

Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu accused Beijing of buying countries' allegiance with dollar-diplomacy, but that such a strategy will only further disaffect the island's population from the mainland. The government of President Tsai Ing-wen is trying to push Taiwan's worldwide profile but is coming up against a concerted effort by Beijing to shrink its space on global platforms.

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:22

Sounding another warning for parents of small children who play football, Boston researchers studying the donated brains of football players say they've found that playing tackle football before age 12 was associated with earlier onset of cognitive and emotional symptoms in those players.

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:17

Security guards were quick to step in and attempt to remove the birds but after one pecked at a guards hand, they stepped back. One particularly pesky pelican appeared to have landed on a guest's lap and caused quite the stir in the crowd.

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:18

His grandfather, who was no longer with the child, was located at his University Place home. An Amber Alert was issued Monday after a group of elementary-school children spotted a man duct-taping a 10-year-old boy and hauling him away in a auto in Tacoma.

by | May 01, 2018 | 06:39

Mr Kim reacted to scepticism that the North would only be closing down the northernmost test tunnel at the site in Punggye-ri, which some analysts say became too unstable to conduct further underground detonations following the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September.

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:48

South Korean speakers had been running since January 2016 in response to North Korea's fourth nuclear test before the Defense Ministry suspended broadcasting. The two Korean leaders also exchanged views on inter-Korea communications. Trump says he won't accept anything less than full denuclearization. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Mr Trump would maintain a "pressure campaign" of sanctions on North Korea until the nuclear weapon programme is demolished.

by | May 01, 2018 | 06:35

The move comes on the heels of a recent presidential directive banning all government workers from using foreign messenger apps to communicate. The order said Telegram gave Islamic State "safe ground" in an attack in Tehran previous year and also blamed its role in protests in December and January, the biggest in Iran in nearly a decade.

by | May 01, 2018 | 05:09

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has risen 19.16% since April 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.98% the S&P500. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Northrop Grumman Corp ( NOC ) by 42.9% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | May 01, 2018 | 05:49

Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell is surrounded by Australian police as he leaves the Melbourne Magistrates Court in Australia, October 6, 2017. Cardinal Pell's barrister Mr Robert Richter, QC, told the hearing that the cardinal was being punished for failing to prevent the abuse of young children in Catholic institutions.

by | May 01, 2018 | 04:32

Homan has had a long career as an agency officer and was nominated to the ICE leadership by Trump , after having demonstrated his open support for the new immigration measures. Under Homan, immigration arrests surged 40 percent after agents scrapped an Obama administration policy of targeting serious or violent criminal offenders in favor of casting a wider net.

by | May 01, 2018 | 05:02

The Saraland Police Department is searching for Morris Roberson IV is described as a black male between 24 and 26 inches tall and weighing 24 pounds. Saraland police said the child was sleeping inside a 2010 Nissan Altima when Milton Farris stole the vehicle Friday night.

by | May 01, 2018 | 05:50

Moore and his attorney both raised questions about the timing of the complaints, which came during his run for U.S. Senate in December. Roy Moore says there was an orchestrated political conspiracy against that caused him to lose the election.

by | May 01, 2018 | 03:28

The man who is identified as Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman , admitted to making and posting on YouTube , a video accusing emergency services of responding slowly after a Palestinian Hamas member was gunned down in Kuala Lumpur . Sulaiman, who was traveling in Malaysia on vacation when he posted the video, pleaded guilty to the criminal charges of spreading false information, saying that he was unaware of local laws, and apologized to Malaysian authorities, news reports said.

by | May 01, 2018 | 03:11

The patrol said the conditions caused a chain-reaction crash that injured 15 people, including one person who was flown to a Lincoln hospital. A spokesperson for the department confirmed troopers are responding to accidents on Interstate 80 between Lincoln and York.