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by | October 30, 2017 | 22:29

Some sunshine slips into the region on Monday, but it's a cooler and gusty day. Temperatures on Sunday afternoon should climb into the 60s. Behind the front wind gusts to 30 miles per hour are possible this afternoon. TUESDAY: Scattered rain and snow showers are likely to linger through the first half of Tuesday before dissipating Tuesday evening. Another front will swing through Thursday evening with a slight chance for showers.

by | October 30, 2017 | 21:52

In a further statement posted on Facebook , Whitefish said it managed to obtain 350 workers for the task of restoring Puerto Rico's power and that it was disappointed by the decision to scrap the contract. The agency said its initial review raised significant concerns about how Whitefish Energy got the Puerto Rican deal and whether the prices were reasonable.

by | October 30, 2017 | 21:34

Armed Forces. The president in February also rescinded protections put in place under Obama for transgender public school students. The judge, however, tossed out the suit's challenge to the sex-reassignment surgery directive, saying none of the plaintiffs had shown they would be impacted by that prohibition.

by | October 30, 2017 | 22:05

The APC added that "with his appointment, the Party is confident that Mustapha being a strong party man will provide the necessary linkage between the government and the Party, and with the other arms of government, especially the National Assembly".

by | October 30, 2017 | 20:51

Reportedly, China has repeatedly hindered India's move to declare and ban Masood Azhar as an global terrorist on the basis of the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee Council. Jaish-e-Mohammad has already been blacklisted by the 15-nation Security Council, but not Azhar. China said on Monday that it would block the application when the hold expires on November 2.

by | October 30, 2017 | 20:32

London , he added, remained committed to a two-state solution. British Prime Minister May, who will also attend the dinner, said the Balfour Declaration was a source of "great pride" for Great Britain, while adding that "there is more work to be done" to ensure the viability of a Palestinian state .

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:23

DGMO Pakistan army said that Indian troops are deliberately targeting innocent civilians including children and said that such deliberate actions are serious concern and violation of the 2003 agreement. On October 24, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire on the Naugam sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, prompting a strong retaliation by the Indian Army.

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:12

Developer Sports Interactive did not announce the news as such, but with the beta now out in the wild, fans have discovered messages similar to the one below informing them of players coming out. Former US national team and Leeds United player Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay man to compete in a top North American professional sports league when he played his first match for the LA Galaxy in 2013.

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:08

The Centre extended the last date for filing GSTR-2 returns, required to claim input tax credit under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, for July, till November 30. The group of ministers under Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi had last week flagged issues faced by taxpayers in filing GSTR-2 and asked Infosys and GST Network to streamline the system.

by | October 30, 2017 | 18:41

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee began paying Fusion GPS in April 2016 for research on Trump, an arrangement that later produced the Steele dossier. According to the statement, Free Beacon representatives told the House Intelligence Committee Friday they would answer questions about the "ongoing probe of Fusion GPS and the Steele dossier".

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:24

The stock decreased 0.48% or $4E05 on October 27, reaching $0.00826. About 766,474 shares traded or 20.23% up from the average. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2.

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:30

A detailed article on the Baku - Kars - Tbilisi railway project and its role in the wider development of Eurasian transport corridors appeared in the June 2017 issue of Railway Gazette International magazine, which subscribers can access in the digital archive.

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:55

Gen. Ronen Manelis told reporters that the tunnel was discovered in Israeli territory, near the border fence, opposite the city of Khan Younis. Local sources in the Gaza Strip said that Israeli forces shelled the areas close to the border during a raid by the force, and heard a series of explosions as a result of the exercises.

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:00

The protesters broke into the assembly and attacked legislators and journalists until the police subdued them. There are also unverified reports emerging that opposition party members were attacked during the chaos, as well as arson attacks on opposition offices in various parts of Erbil.

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:15

Hayatullah Ameri, chief of the Khan Abad district, near where the attack took place, said only one officer escaped alive. He said six insurgents were killed and nine others were wounded in the battle, which lasted nearly an hour. The insurgents have launched a wave of attacks across the country against security forces this month that has killed more than 200 people. The infighting happened on Sunday evening, in Dara-e-Noor and Khogyani districts, where seven Taliban and five IS fighters were ...

by | October 30, 2017 | 19:17

Rouhani's visit to NY to participate in the United Nations annual conference in September but our president has turned down the offer", Mahdi Faza'eli wrote on Sunday, according to Iran's Fars news service. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano , whose inspectors are tasked with monitoring compliance with the deal, reiterated that Iran was adhering to it. Amano's talks would be about "political and nuclear topics related to the terms of the JCPOA", Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman for the Atomic ...

by | October 30, 2017 | 17:54

Sims was assigned to Alpha Company 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment at JBLM, serving as a fully qualified MH-47G pilot, according to the DOD. Sims, who was born in Oklahoma and enlisted in the U.S. Army on August 12, 1999, served in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. The U.S. military says one of its service members has died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in eastern Logar province.

by | October 30, 2017 | 16:58

Winds reached more than 60 miles per hour (100 kph) in several parts of the Czech Republic and hit 111 miles per hour (180 kph) at the top of Snezka, the country's highest mountain. Strong winds also caused damage in Slovakia, causing officials to warn families against visiting graves in the lead-up to All Saints' Day out of safety concerns.

by | October 30, 2017 | 16:59

Wall, a freelancer based in China and NY, never returned from her interview with Madsen on August 10. Who is Peter Madsen, the unusual owner of the submarine? The investigation revealed that sinking was allegedly provoked by Madsen himself.

by | October 30, 2017 | 16:39

En route to the hospital, they were stopped at a Customs and Border Patrol checkpoint. A few weeks ago, severe stomach pain sent Rosa Maria to the hospital, where doctors discovered kidney stones. Doctors in Laredo informed her mother, Felipa De La Cruz, who is also undocumented, that the nearest children's hospital capable of doing the operation was in Corpus Christi, a port city two and half hours away by auto.

by | October 30, 2017 | 17:22

McElwain's departure comes the day after the Gators were blown out by Georgia 42-7 and six days after McElwain stunned the athletic department - and just about everyone else - with his unsubstantiated claims of death threats being made to players and families.

by | October 30, 2017 | 16:30

Downed trees and wires were also reported by the National Weather Service in Falmouth, Dracut, Saugus and Sandwich in MA and in Exeter and Richmond in Rhode Island. The National Weather Service had advised New Englanders to prepare for power outages by fully charging cell phones and keeping flashlights ready. The powerful storm was intensified by moisture and wind from the remnants of Tropical Storm Philippe, which caused a couple of tornadoes and damages in areas of Miami-Dade and Palm ...

by | October 30, 2017 | 15:04

Gujarat, he said, has a proud of history of believing in peaceful co-existence and incidents of radicalisation of the local population are inimical to the very idea of the state and its culture and "deserve to be investigated with utmost gravity by competent law enforcement agencies".

by | October 30, 2017 | 16:06

Trump, who does not have the power to pardon state crimes, has aggressively denied allegations that his team colluded with Russian Federation to win the election. Yet the duo's arrests presents the first clear effects of the five-month-long investigation into whether or not members of Trump's campaign staff knowingly colluded with Russian officials, or persons affiliated with Russia's established efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

by | October 30, 2017 | 16:08

The march came after the Spanish government on Saturday sacked the entire pro-independence Catalan government, dissolved the regional parliament and called new elections in the region for December 21. If Mr Puigdemont and others refuse to step aside, they face possible arrest and prosecution on charges of rebellion - the maximum sentence for which is 30 years.

by | October 30, 2017 | 13:54

The present challenge to Article 35A in the Supreme Court is based on the ground that it could have been introduced in the Constitution only through a constitutional amendment under Article 368, and not through a Presidential Order under Article 370.

by | October 30, 2017 | 13:16

Indo-Italian ties got a breather when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited the Vatican in September a year ago for the canonisation of Mother Teresa. The bilateral trade has reached $ 3.22 billion in the first four months of fiscal 2017-18. Gentiloni is accompanied by his wife and a 15-member Italian CEOs delegation.

by | October 30, 2017 | 13:11

Puigdemont rssaltou que não acata a aplicação do parágrafo 155 da Constituição espanhola - dispositivo que permite a intervenção do governo central de Madri na gerência de regiões autônomas. Segundo o texto, Rajoy assume as competências até então exercidas por Puigdemont. A União Europeia afirmou que a Espanha continua a ser a sua única interlocutora.

by | October 30, 2017 | 12:37

Shah is expected to hold around 15 meetings in his two-day visit to the state, news agency PTI reported. Himachal Pradesh will be the second state, after Goa, with 100% VVPAT (paper trail of votes) coverage. "Congress has sullied the name of the state, which is now known for wine forests and mining mafia, and illegal activities", he charged. Shah would campaign in the state for five days and address rallies at Banikhet in Dalhousie constituency and Chhalwara in Jwali on 30 October, ...

by | October 30, 2017 | 11:28

The bridge was located inside the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) complex. The dead woman has been identified as Syamala Devi (56), a native of Kollaka in Chavara. "We will continue the search", said V Jayakumar, Sub Inspector of Police, Chavara. Meanwhile, the injured have been shifted to the nearby hospitals. The iron bridge across the national waterway which connects KMML with MS unit collapsed.

by | October 30, 2017 | 12:42

According to Russia's consul general in Svalbard, Viacheslav Nikolayev, the helicopter was owned by the Arktikugol coal mining company and was used regularly to fly the miners between Barentsburg and Svalbard's main town of Longyearbyen. The helicopter was equipped with life rafts. Earlier in the day, an Il-76 aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry with rescuers and necessary equipment landed in Norway's Svalbard airport to assist in the search for the helicopter.

by | October 30, 2017 | 12:07

The Russian delegation at the talks is led by Presidential Envoy for the Syrian Settlement Alexander Lavrentyev, Iranian by Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the Turkish by Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Sedat Onal.

by | October 30, 2017 | 11:18

Dar has been ordered to appear in court at the next hearing on November 2. The assets are disproportionate to his known sources of income for which he could not reasonably account for. Abdul Rahman said he had two sacks full of record. However, all four witnesses will now reappear in court on Thursday. He, thus, can not show up before the court today, the counsel said and requested it to grant him exemption.

by | October 30, 2017 | 10:42

This is similar to the claims in the Hadiya case, where her marriage to Shafin Jahan was challenged by her father. Recently, the Kerala High Court held that all inter-religious weddings can not be viewed as " love jihad " as it upheld a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man.

by | October 30, 2017 | 11:19

The Trump administration has publicly released a list of more than three dozen Russian entities and individuals whom other countries and companies may soon be barred from doing business with under a sanctions law meant to punish Moscow for its interference in the 2016 USA election.