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by | October 16, 2017 | 16:25

No people were injured in the incident, the planes returned safely. The battery was reportedly located 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Damascus. "We hold the Syrian regime responsible for the anti-aircraft fire and any attack originating from Syria", Conricus said.

by | October 16, 2017 | 14:58

Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said in a tweet that "several people have been identified in connection to the fires in Galicia". Two people died after they became trapped by flames in their van near the town of Nigran as they tried to flee the area, the deputy mayor of Nigran, Raquel Giraldez, told AFP .

by | October 16, 2017 | 15:33

Almost 200 people have died in around a dozen boats sinking since the Rohingya influx began in late August after attacks by Muslim militants triggered what the Myanmar military has labelled "clearance operations". - Accuse the Myanmar government of blocking access to aid in Rakhine State and persisting with the violence against Rohingya . They also reported attacks by the military and Rakhine Buddhist mobs.

by | October 16, 2017 | 11:51

On Sunday evening as local St. Lawrence College OPSEU members created strike signs, their union and management were in Toronto bargaining their employment contracts. The fastest way to resolve the strike, it said, is for the union to accept the colleges' final offer or put the offer to members for a vote. The union says now about 70% of faculty are contract staff, while partial load faculty lack necessary job security with only one-semester contracts.

by | October 16, 2017 | 11:30

The government of Catalonia says 90 percent cast a "yes" ballot on the independence referendum, but most people who opposed breaking away from Spain boycotted the vote. In Monday's letter, Puigdemont didn't answer "yes" or "no" to the question "have you declared independence in Catalonia" as demanded by the Spanish government.

by | October 16, 2017 | 12:29

He wanted to wipe out Hindus. Media reports quote Uttar Pradesh BJP spokesperson, Anila Singh as saying that Som made the statements in his own capacity. He was commenting on gifting the models of Taj Mahal to foreign dignitaries by government officials . The Taj Mahal is India's top tourism destination but has received a barrage of negative comments from top BJP leaders, including chief minister Yogi Adityanath - who in June said the ivory-white marble mausoleum didn't represent ...

by | October 16, 2017 | 10:53

Initially it was reported that buildings collapsed due to cylinder blast. Reddy said that cylinders on both the ground and first floor of the building had no gas in them and could have been the cause of collapse. Many people were still sleeping when the incident occurred. Kalavathi and Ravichandran were in the first floor. While clearing debris to pull out those trapped in the building, three fire-fighters were injured as a wall fell on them, police said adding they had been shifted to a ...

by | October 16, 2017 | 09:23

The casualties included four families whose houses were buried in a landslide early on Thursday (local time) while they were sleeping, killing nine and leaving nine others missing, disaster official Quach Viet Hoang said. Evacuations were ordered for 200,000 people in Ninh Binh province in the north. As reported Associated Press with reference to the Vietnamese Agency for disaster prevention, another 34 people are missing.

by | October 16, 2017 | 10:32

The Talwars' release was delayed because a copy of that verdict had not been delivered to prison officials last week. The CBI court in Ghaziabad , which had convicted the Talwars in November 2013, is expected to issue their release order on Monday.

by | October 16, 2017 | 08:46

He said the fighting is nearing its end, but "We will take all the time we need so we can save whatever lives are still in the battle zone". "The two leaders were named as Isnilon Hapilon , who was declared terror group's emir for the Southeast Asia, and Omar Maute , a leader of a militant group that pledged allegiance to the ISIS", the CNN quoted the country's Defence Secretary, as saying.

by | October 16, 2017 | 08:09

None of them knocked him out, which has easily been Hurd's most common means of victory. Gausha, 29, survived the mini-scare, but he proceeded to be outboxed the rest of the way in a snoozer that seemed even less appealing in light of the fact the two preceding 154-pound championship fights had produced spectacular moments of high drama.

by | October 16, 2017 | 07:49

Officials said that five injured men had been transported to a level one trauma center in critical condition, and two had been hospitalized in stable condition. Harris said, the Coast Guard as well as the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will be conducting a water quality evaluation. The cause of the explosion appears to be under investigation but Kenner officials said it appears to be the result of "cleaning chemicals ignited on the surface of the oil rig platform".

by | October 16, 2017 | 08:21

TERRIFIED passengers on an AirAsia flight to Bali say they feared for their life after the aircraft plunged 20,000 feet in a mid-air emergency. Dramatic video footage shows a crew member screaming: "Passengers get down, get down". " AirAsia apologises to passengers for any inconvenience caused", the statement said. But after landing safely back at Perth International Airport passengers slammed the handling of the chaotic situation by the AirAsia crew, claiming the only instructions ...

by | October 16, 2017 | 06:35

Unlike other Central Asian states, which are run mostly by autocrats, Kyrgyzstan is a boisterous democracy that produces sometimes chaotic changes of leadership. Mr. Atambayev and Mr. Jeenbekov's party is the biggest in Parliament and dominates the coalition cabinet. Mr. Babanov has denied any wrongdoing, and dismissed the charges against his supporters as dirty election tactics.

by | October 16, 2017 | 03:54

The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for an attack on the Al-Arish military post in North Sinai that killed six Egyptian soldiers. The militants also clashed with the security forces using light weapons, the sources added. Attacks targeting security forces have been common since Egypt's Islamist president Mohamed Mursi was ousted in 2013 following mass protests against his rule.

by | October 16, 2017 | 04:31

Trump touched her inappropriately", as detailed in a report from BuzzFeed . Summer Zervos , a former contestant on the Trump's reality TV show The Apprentice , accused Trump of kissing and grabbing her when she went to his bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 2007 to discuss a possible job at the Trump Organization.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:32

The strongest winds are expected near the lakeshore and over high terrain. Residents are asked to be cautious as winds may cause tree damage and power outages. "Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur", the warning states. Environment Canada said that it only issues wind warnings when there is a "significant risk of damaging winds".

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:51

Virginia State Police issued an Amber alert Sunday morning for a 16-year-old girl who is believed to have been abducted in Woodbridge . She was last seen wearing a white and purple striped long sleeved shirt with jeans and a light colored jacket.

by | October 15, 2017 | 23:26

They lost everything, but my mom was most devastated about leaving Izzy. Thousands of people remained evacuated as fires continued to rage in California's wine country and authorities said it was still too unsafe to return to burned-out neighbourhoods of Santa Rosa.

by | October 15, 2017 | 22:34

Singh also observed that India has become a powerful nation and its prestige at the global level has been boosted considerably under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The Home Minister said that the current government has given security forces a free hand to deal with cross-border terrorism and firing, unlike in the previous regime.

by | October 15, 2017 | 22:45

The Duchess of Cambridge's uncle has been charged with assault by beating, police have said. "He then turned and hit her in the face with a left hook". Kate Middleton's uncle has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his wife in the street in the early hours of Friday morning. "This relates to an incident on Friday, 13 October".

by | October 15, 2017 | 21:10

On Friday, President Trump declined to certify that Iran was in compliance of the 2015 agreement, and threatened to terminate it if Congress does not strengthen it. "To your understanding, does the President have full confidence in Secretary Tillerson?" "That is just so much drama", she said. She added, "Sometimes Secretary Tillerson and I have different opinions, but when we come to the [National Security Council], everybody has different opinions".

by | October 15, 2017 | 21:08

The British comedian and actor started the series of jokes by suggestion Harvey Weinstein had asked for a massage from several "beautiful" people in Los Angeles for the event. The New York Times reported that in 1997 Weinstein reached "a previously undisclosed settlement with Rose McGowan " after an alleged episode in a hotel room during the Sundance Film Festival.

by | October 15, 2017 | 19:34

Sam Darnold had a few major moments that will be remembered later in the season when awards get discussed. "It was supposed to be a play action", Williams said. Later in the second quarter, Williams returned the favor, hitting Simpkins on a 33-yard touchdown to give Utah a 14-point lead at the break. The Trojans had reached Utah's 30-yard line when a handoff out of the shotgun between Darnold and Jones was botched.

by | October 15, 2017 | 19:27

Train was stopped and people were taken in ambulances to the hospital. The operator is contracted by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Railways have ordered an inquiry into the incidents and food packets served on board has been sent for investigation. According to IRCTC, a total of 300 meals had been served in the morning.

by | October 15, 2017 | 19:31

He "has made it clear to me to continue my diplomatic efforts", Tillerson said, adding "those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops". When asked at a State Department news conference earlier this month whether he'd ever called Trump a "moron", Tillerson did not respond directly.

by | October 15, 2017 | 18:07

The city's Metropolitan Police confirmed their investigation without identifying Weinstein by name. According to the Times , Metropolitan Police are investigating a report of an alleged sexual assault by Weinstein that took place in the '80s.

by | October 15, 2017 | 16:27

But that isn't an absolute given. Despite the predicted win, Kurz will still need to establish a coalition, which would likely include the far right-wing Freedom Party of Austria (FPOe), led by Heinz-Christian Strache. The SPO is now the largest party with 52 seats, while the OVP has 47 and the FPO 40. Immigration has dominated the campaign. This has opened the door for a far-right wing party to potentially enter the government.

by | October 15, 2017 | 16:54

At least four Pakistani soldiers, who were part of an operation to rescue a Canadian-American family from northwestern Pakistan , were killed on Sunday, Pakistan's army said. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan [TTP] claimed responsibility for the attack. The security forces rushed to the site and cordoned off the entire area and started a search operation.

by | October 15, 2017 | 17:02

However, UDF candidate's winning margin had decreased compared to 38,057 votes polled by P K Kunhalikutty in the 2016 election. This time the margin of victory shows a decline of 14,747 votes. 72% polling was reported in the election held on October 11th. The Social Democratic Party of India and NDA came third and fourth respectively. The by-election was necessitated after sitting MLA P K Kunhalikutty quit following his election to parliament from Malappuram Lok Sabha segment that fell ...

by | October 15, 2017 | 16:43

Frost, a 2008 Arundel High School graduate, and her boyfriend drove from San Diego to attend the Route 91 Harvest Festival . Frost was able to breathe on her own for six hours, Moreland wrote, adding that neurosurgeon Dr. "She's obviously anxious to get her wobble back on", according to the GoFundMe page. The Jabbawockeez (won America's Best Dance Crew) paid her a special visit today in her room and they also put on a little show for the hospital.

by | October 15, 2017 | 15:12

This time, the party had tried pulling all stops to retain the Lok Sabha seat. The seat fell vacant following the death of BJP MP Vinod Khanna in April this year.The Congress has nominated its Punjab unit president Sunil Jakhar , a loyalist of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, as its candidate, while the BJP chose to field Swaran Singh Salaria as its candidate.

by | October 15, 2017 | 14:04

According to Daniel Shepherd, Julie-Ann, 47, was knocked unconscious after she fell and hit her head on the pavement, close to the couple's central London home. "He then got out and started taking over from her to unlock the front door. She fell and cracked her head on the pavement". Goldsmith has spoken in the past about how proud he is of his royal niece, saying: "She is this confident, clever, caring girl who has taken her responsibilities in marriage and job incredibly seriously".

by | October 15, 2017 | 12:09

Authorities launched their investigation , conducting interviews and gathering evidence in their hunt for Coggins' killer. It wasn't until last March that officials received new confirmation from different sources. Sandra Bunn is his mother. Gregory Huffman , a detention officer with the Spalding County Sheriff's Office, was charged with obstruction and violation of oath of office.

by | October 15, 2017 | 10:48

The majority of the grapes this vintage had been harvested before the fires began on Sunday, though some Cabernet remains on the vines. At least four wineries were "complete losses" and several others reported some property damage by fires that have killed at least 17 people and destroyed some 2,000 building, The Associated Press reported.