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by | October 13, 2017 | 19:31

Plane passengers dubbed "the bravest in the world" will this afternoon board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th. Finnair, the Finnish flag carrier that has operated the otherwise routine Copenhagen to Helsinki route for 11 years, is renumbering its flights at the end of the month.

by | October 13, 2017 | 20:17

Qatar's Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari and France's Audrey Azoulay are vying to get the needed 30 votes from UNESCO's executive board. Arab states believe the job of director-general of the 195-member organisation should go to one of them for the first time, but regional rivalries and the USA and Israeli withdrawals looked set to undercut their ambitions.

by | October 13, 2017 | 18:12

The Separatist People's Unity Party announced today that it has sent a letter to Puigdemont calling for a "declaration of a republic". But far-left Catalan political group CUP called on Puigdemont to make an unequivocal declaration of independence in defiance of the deadlines.

by | October 13, 2017 | 18:11

Mumbai:Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi does not seem to let go of any chance to take a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi . "PM Modi the BJP has been in power in Gujarat for the last 22 years, and now you are saying that you would eradicate poverty from the state by 2022", he said.

by | October 13, 2017 | 18:44

Heather Heyer, 32 , was killed in the event August 12 when a auto plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters. The protest at Emancipation Park - previously "Lee Park," which contains a statue of Confederate Gen. "Our department is conferring with city leadership and the Commonwealth Attorney's office to determine what legal action may be taken in response to this event", the statement said.

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:28

Anuj Sharma, a top state police officer, said the group of officers was attacked in Patlibas area Thursday night on the outskirts of Darjeeling, where they had gone following intelligence that the Gurung faction of the Gorkha Peoples' Freedom Front was stockpiling weapons in a hideout.

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:57

Kurdish forces have withdrawn from the edges of a disputed region in northern Iraq, a commander said Friday, amid tensions with Iraq's central government over the administration of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. But the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s Security Council expressed alarm late on Thursday at what it said was a significant Iraqi military build-up south of Kirkuk "including tanks, artillery, Humvees and mortars".

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:04

Susan Collins announced Friday that she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for ME by staying in Washington. But her role has left her open to fire from both the right and the left. 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.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:22

While many still struggle to understand Paddock's motives, the narrative has shifted, as it usually does after these shootings, to whether more restrictions are needed on guns. There needs to be action taken to resolve gun violence. A proposed assault weapons ban similar to the one that existed as law for 10 years beginning in 1994 failed by a much wider margin, 40-60.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:44

But the port call comes at a time of escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea , which has stepped up the pace of its nuclear weapons program and missile provocations amid fears of World War 3 . The Navy's guided-missile submarines provide the Navy with unprecedented strike and special operation mission capabilities from a stealthy, clandestine platform .

by | October 13, 2017 | 15:46

His company has not done any dealings with the government, has not taken any land... He added: "The business was of commodity trade which is a high value low profit venture". The BJP, the RSS and now Amit Shah have all dared those making allegations to provide proof. "Like any other corruption case, there should be an inquiry and action (should be taken) in keeping with the findings of the inquiry", Dattatreya Hosabale, the joint general secretary who is considered the third in command in ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:07

Late last month TfL announced it would not be renewing Uber's license on account of its approach and conduct demonstrating "a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications".

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:14

President: Are you recanting of the Oath you took on January 20 to preserve, protect, and defend the 1st Amendment?" Sen. Later on Wednesday, Trump told reporters when asked about the NBC report , " it is frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write and people should look into it".

by | October 13, 2017 | 15:40

It is not an ordinary case. On the earlier date of hearing, the court had told the government to adopt a humanitarian approach while dealing with the Rohingya Muslim issue. There are an estimated 40,000 Rohingya refugees in the country, a large number of them living in squalid camps in Jammu, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan.

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:45

Pakistani troops shot out the tires of a vehicle carrying a kidnapped U.S. US President Donald Trump said the "release of the US-Canadian family from a Taliban-linked group is a positive development for our country's relationship with Pakistan", according to a White House statement.

by | October 13, 2017 | 15:51

In an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity , Trump noted that the stock market has done well during his first year in office, then claimed that "maybe in a sense we're reducing debt". "The stock market's gains have virtually nothing to do with the size of the national debt, which continues to rise because government spending far exceeds government receipts", political economist Greg Valliere told CNNMoney.

by | October 13, 2017 | 13:44

Team. The officer's name hasn't been released. Harrison said the shooter is believed to be a 30-year-old man. As the police stepped out, Harrison said a man opened fire with a gun, striking one of the officers multiple times. Authorities say only one officer was injured and transported to UMC where he later died. There was a large police presence in an apartment complex near where the shooting happened.

by | October 13, 2017 | 12:50

The Turkish military activity in Idlib aims at establishing a "de-escalation zone" in the region, the written statement said. Civilians there are living in fear of potential clashes between Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters and Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, an alliance of armed groups that controls Idlib.

by | October 13, 2017 | 13:58

The organizations offers crisis intervention with trained staff members who listen and help victims with safety planning and advocates that are trained to help with safety, empowerment, education and access to resources. Winners will be chosen each week and prizes have been donated by KDRM and KBSN. Chandler's cousin, Natasha Morton, recalled the tragic events of March 10, when family members endured a hostage situation for nearly nine hours before Chandler was killed in a domestic incident ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 12:48

The High Court in April 2016 ruled that the 2009 decision to withdraw the 783 charges was irrational and should be set aside, which had the automatic effect of the charges being reinstated against the president. Since then, the DA has challenged the matter in court. On 14 September, the SCA reserved judgment after Zuma's lawyers admitted that the quashing of hundreds of criminal charges against him was "irrational".

by | October 13, 2017 | 13:14

Frank Marshall will produce The Talisman with Michael Wright, the latter being an executive producer for the film. " The Talisman " is a 1984 fantasy novel that King co-wrote with Peter Straub . Jack has to travel through both the USA and the Territories to find an object known as the Talisman , which is believed to save his mother's life.

by | October 13, 2017 | 11:55

Tessier was involved in a romantic relationship with a second woman. "It's important that some things are cleared up, and I would imagine that if you were in my position, you'd want some answers as well". Prosecutors believe the love triangle between Wallen, Tessier and his fiance was the probable motive behind the killing. According to Maryland Case Search, Tessier is expected back in court on October 20.

by | October 13, 2017 | 10:47

This customary ban had been codified in Kerala Hindu Places of Public Worship (Authorisation of Entry) Rules, 1965. But now both men and women are equal. You can not refuse entry to a woman who comes there ... Earlier this year in February, the apex court reserved an order while referring the case to a Constitution bench.

by | October 13, 2017 | 09:38

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter and son-in-law, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar, arrived at the accountability court on Friday for the hearing of the three graft cases against the Sharif family. 5 million. The court also asked him to seek its permission before going overseas and rejected the NAB request to confiscate his passport. TV footages showed that Maryam and Safdar were present inside the court when lawyers created ruckus.

by | October 13, 2017 | 09:18

Analysts polled by Reuters expected an 8.8 percent rise in Chinese exports in September from a year ago in dollar terms. But the growth was still below the median forecast for 10% growth in a Bloomberg News survey of economists. The world's second biggest economy recorded a trade surplus of CNY193 billion (USD29.3 billion), down from CNY 286.5 billion in August. In September, China's foreign trade rose 13.6 percent to 2.46 trillion yuan, with exports up 9 percent and imports up 19.5 ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 10:19

They had beaten Mali (3-2) and New Zealand (4-2). Giovanni Bogado, Fernando Cardozo and Antonio Galeano were on target to help Paraguay maintain their winning streak in the tournament. Kerem Kesgin scored the only goal for Turkey . Two minutes later, Blas Armoa broke free down the left wing and found Cardozo, who did well to flick the ball from behind him inside the far post.

by | October 13, 2017 | 08:36

In a statement, the ministry said that it looked forward to cooperating with the global community to counter North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which threaten worldwide security and stability. Qatar, which is hosting the 2022 World Cup, said last month it was in full compliance with all United Nations sanctions and that it had stopped issuing visas to North Korean nationals following the previous round of sanctions in 2015.

by | October 13, 2017 | 08:13

It is believed the pair had not advised anyone where they were going when they set out on a bushwalk. 'It's quite fantastic the way they've managed to gather water, they made reference to Bear Grylls'. He added that the mother and son had stayed alive by using leaves to collect water, removing ticks and leeches from each other, sharing one pair of shoes and tying grass around trees to mark where they were.

by | October 13, 2017 | 07:34

Florida's largest citrus grower organization says the latest USDA crop estimate issued October 12 is too high and doesn't correctly reflect the damage Hurricane Irma inflicted on citrus growers. Department of Agriculture released its initial citrus crop forecast for the 2017-2018 season. September 10, Irma hit hard Florida's major citrus-growing region with sustained winds well over 100 miles per hour, blowing fruit off the trees with widespread tree damage.

by | October 13, 2017 | 08:19

Bernie Williams, a Puerto Rico native, is lending a hand in Hurricane Maria efforts on the island along with Major League Baseball and the Yankees. "We have gone all out for Puerto Rico", Trump said at that meeting with Puerto Rico officials, including Cruz.

by | October 13, 2017 | 06:48

It added that the quake was recorded "in the area of the previous North Korean Nuclear tests". According to the US Geological Survey, there isn't enough information to conclude the nature of the natural disaster yet. The strength of Friday's quake was much lower than the tremors registered during any of North Korea's previous nuclear tests, including its first detonation in 2006, which triggered a 4.1-magnitude quake.

by | October 13, 2017 | 06:44

But prosecutors never got any evidence, and a Wednesday report said they also dropped a related August 2012 investigation into whether Donald Trump Jr . Vance's campaign told the reporters that he had returned the $25,000 contribution just before the 2012 meeting. Vance told the news organizations he plans to give back that donation-more than four years after it was made.

by | October 13, 2017 | 06:09

Forensic testing is being carried out on the remains to determine if they are human. Anne Cameron, 79, was reported missing from an aged care facility near Port Douglas, north of Cairns, on Tuesday. "In north Queensland we face the risk and sometimes the ultimate price because governments are weak on this issue", Australian MP Robbie Katter said Thursday while urging the state government to support the proposal for stricter crocodile management.

by | October 13, 2017 | 04:58

Sherin Mathews, who has developmental issues and limited verbal communication skills, was last seen outside her family's backyard in Richardson, Dallas. Child Protective Services has dealt with the Matthews prior to this incident, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services spokeswoman Marissa Gonzales told the USA Today Network.

by | October 13, 2017 | 05:29

The message will sound familiar, with similar announcements made a year ago, when the authorities launched Project Double Barrel Alpha to focus on tracking down drug producers and suppliers. "We'll just look for other things to work on, just not drugs for now", Dela Rosa said in Filipino during a press briefing. Internal cleansing refers to operations to apprehend corrupt police officers in the PNP's ranks.