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by | November 16, 2017 | 21:44

Zarrab was arrested on March 21 past year in the USA on fraud and Iran sanctions-related charges. The US Federal Bureau of Prisons website showed that Zarrab had been released last week, but a US spokesman said on Monday that he remained in federal custody.

by | November 16, 2017 | 20:43

That departing juror, Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, told reporters that jurors couldn't agree on a verdict on any of the bribery counts against the New Jersey Democrat or his co-defendant, Salomon Melgen . The trial was in its 11th week. Both men deny the allegations. A prosecutor accused the defense of using a strategy of "distraction and misdirection" and said the two men's friendship doesn't mean they weren't involved in bribery.

by | November 16, 2017 | 21:40

Liberman said: "The IDF is well-prepared and ready for any scenario". "We maintain the right to act freely and the only consideration guiding us is the security of the state of Israel", he said. "Neither Iran nor pro-Iranian units were discussed", Lavrov told Russia's TASS news agency. In related news, US security officials are in Israel this week meeting with their Israeli counterparts to talk, among other things, about the growing danger on the northern border.

by | November 16, 2017 | 20:04

A one-of-a-kind Lamborghini - blessed and signed by Pope Francis - is coming to auction soon. But Francis doesn't have any plans to drive around the streets of the Vatican in his new ride. The Lamborghini will also help fund an Italian association helping victims of human trafficking and prostitution rings, as well as two organisations active in Africa aimed at supporting vulnerable women and children.

by | November 16, 2017 | 20:05

The electronic vote began Tuesday morning and will wrap up Thursday at 10 a.m. Results were released soon after. While students affected by the strike remain in educational limbo until the vote results are announced, some will receive a bit of relief to their wallets.

by | November 16, 2017 | 19:38

Lee's label said , "They did decide to part ways recently". A spokesperson for Bae, who goes by the mononym Suzy, confirmed that the 23-year-old has broken up with Lee, 30. He received the decision since he was unable to serve as an active duty soldier after breaking his bones in his thighs and ankle in 2006, and was involved in another vehicle accident back in 2011.

by | November 16, 2017 | 19:30

The All Blacks suffered their worst performance at a World Cup when France last hosted the tournament in 2007, ousted in the quarter-finals. South Africa received an overall score of 78.97 percent to 75.88 for France and 72.25 for Ireland on a selection of weighted criteria but council members were free to ignore the report if they wished.

by | November 16, 2017 | 19:29

Following their meeting, both Arvind Kejriwal and Manohar Lal Khattar addressed a joint press conference in Chandigarh said that they had a positive discussion. "A report in this regard will be submitted to the National Green Tribunal tomorrow", a Delhi Fire Services official said. Following all this, the Delhi government once again tried to bring back by the vehicular-rationing odd-even scheme for the third time since past year but got slammed by the NGT for considering implementing it too ...

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:40

A WORLD-FAMOUS London theatre says it has received 20 accusations of "inappropriate behaviour" on the part of its former artistic director Kevin Spacey . Three people told the Old Vic they have contacted the police. The theater said that beginning Thursday it has committed to "a new Way Forward" that will "build on existing practices and procedures to ensure that the theatre fulfills its duty of care" to those who work there.

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:49

A Maryland homicide detective is in "grave condition" after being shot in the head on Wednesday afternoon, police said. ATF, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Metro Crime Stoppers are offering a $64,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of whoever pulled the trigger.

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:46

Police are concerned that the teens may try to break into homes to get clothes or warm up, as they are not dressed for the cold weather. Schools in five Atlantic County school districts were closed Wednesday while police hunted for four juveniles who escaped from a detention center overnight.

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:12

The sheriff southwest of Houston put out a call for information, saying that a prosecutor had already told him that she could bring disorderly conduct charges. "It is important to respond to calls from residents, yes", Nehls responded. "We have not threatened anybody with arrest; we have not written any citations", Nehls said.

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:22

Four of the five countries most affected by terrorism - Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria - recorded an improvement. The top-five countries in the index - Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria, and Pakistan, respectively - had almost three-quarters off all deaths from terrorism in 2016 , but all except Iraq saw the number of deaths drop in that same year.

by | November 16, 2017 | 17:22

In its 2006 judgment of Nagaraj , the Supreme Court had held that the state is not bound to make reservations for SC/ST in matter of promotions. After the high court had put a stay on the order, Rajasthan government had challenged the decision in Supreme Court.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:36

The video evidence has been handed over to Libyan authorities who are now carrying out a clampdown on smugglers. So the smugglers become masters, the migrants and refugees become slaves. But Italy's foreign ministry said Tuesday that Rome had been calling "for months" for those involved "to multiply actions and efforts in Libya to ensure acceptable and dignified conditions" in detention centres.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:57

According to media reports, the gunmen overtook Kumar's Fortuner auto in Greater Noida's Bisrakh area and started firing indiscriminately. Reports say that two other occupants of the auto were also severely injured. Another injured occupant was admitted to a private hospital. The report added that police suspect a property dispute as the motive. The BJP leader owns two schools in Haibatpur.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:32

Gulani said there were an average of three strong aftershocks an hour, triggering panic. Mohammad Hossein Sadeghi, the prosecutor general in Kermanshah, the largest city in the quake zone, said on Wednesday that the quality of construction of new buildings that were heavily damaged would be investigated and charges may be brought against anyone deemed responsible.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:14

Dith Munty, the presiding judge at the Supreme Court , announced the decision to dissolve the main opposition party and to ban 118 members from politics for five years. In 2013, when the CNRP alleged that widespread corruption robbed them of an election victory, mostly young protesters poured into the streets, facing down tear gas and water canisters in a display of newfound political engagement.

by | November 16, 2017 | 17:32

The front will bring a few showers overnight Saturday into early Sunday morning. Sunday looking sunny but COLD! It is spreading in a few more clouds into the metro area. Winds will be out of a west northwest to northwesterly direction through the afternoon, around 10 to 20 miles per hour sustained, with wind gusts around 25 miles per hour.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:05

However, if a country is successfully working to conserve and increase their elephant populations, it's supposed to be acceptable for hunters to bring home the ivory from their kills in that country, as the fees from the hunting permits can aid those conservation efforts.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:05

According to media reports, the CBI has stated that there is no evidence against the bus conductor so far. The father of the murdered seven-year-old student of Ryan International School in Bhondsi moved the Juvenile Justice Board here on Wednesday seeking trial of the juvenile as an adult.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:17

Rescue crews continue to search for another five people. "These are very hard moments for Greece". Greece's fire department says rescue crews are searching for six people reported missing in the western Athens area following major flash flooding that left at least 14 people dead.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:11

Vedanti, who is a member of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, one of the prime claimants in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, questioned the authority of the spiritual guru in the matter. . In May, a Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Lucknow charged senior BJP leaders L.K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Union Minister Uma Bharti with criminal conspiracy in Babri Masjid demolition case.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:58

East southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight , it will be mostly clear with a low of 34 and a north northwest wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour, becoming light and variable in the evening, according to the weather service. Saturday night , showers likely, mainly before midnight. Today: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:19

Only 185 tanks were delivered and as a result Britain owed 450 million pounds to the new government. After his gaffe, she was brought before an Iranian court and told she faces an extra five years in jail. Zaghari-Ratcliffe's situation is delicate because Iran doesn't recognize dual citizenship for its nationals. But earlier this month Tory Johnson told a Commons committee hearing that she was in Iran to " train journalists ".

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:24

The projected jump in the world's greenhouse-gas output underlines the challenges ahead; if the latest analysis proves correct, global carbon-dioxide emissions will reach a record-breaking 41 billion tonnes in 2017. In the paper published in Environmental Research Letters , the researchers said the three-year pause in emissions growth was due to an increased uptake of renewable-energy technologies and a reduction in China's coal consumption.

by | November 16, 2017 | 11:52

Senate Republicans failed to repeal the ACA earlier this year. President Trump has also pushed for the provision to be part of the tax bill. Because fewer people would have health insurance without the mandate, the government would spend less on subsidised coverage.

by | November 16, 2017 | 12:55

On the other hand, a massive search operation is still under way at Chandel DHQ for the third consecutive day after an IED attack upon personnel of 18 Assam Rifle killed two security personnel and left six others injured. In a statement emailed to the local media, the banned insurgent outfit Revolutionary Peoples Front (RPF) had claimed responsibility for Monday's attack.

by | November 16, 2017 | 12:29

He played so sparingly during the season that he had 14 scoreless games, but showed his talent with 27 points against Wake Forest late in the ACC season. Michigan State indeed started by struggling from outside, missing its first five shots. And as sophomore guard Cassius Winston and his offense looked to solve Duke's zone early, a glaring issue came with it - the length.

by | November 16, 2017 | 11:09

Equally, it puts the "Indo-Pacific" and ties with the USA centre-stage in India's Act East policy, in all three spheres: political, strategic and economic. Mr Modi also thanked President Trump for praising India whenever he got an opportunity to speak about the country during his Asia tour. In 2016, the trade of all U.S.

by | November 16, 2017 | 11:27

The NFL announced several changes to its Week 12 and Week 13 schedules on Tuesday. For Week 12 , the New Orleans Saints at LA Rams game has been moved from 4:05pm ET on FOX to 4:25pm ET on CBS. The game will be on CBS while the Titans-Colts game earlier that day will now be on FOX. The only primetime game now remaining on New Orleans' schedule is a Thursday night game against the Falcons on December 7.

by | November 16, 2017 | 12:14

According to the Russian prime minister, American sanctions against Russian people and businesses generally do not harm Russia , as its economy has adapted to the constraints, and the government has the necessary tools for taking decisions in unforeseen situations.

by | November 16, 2017 | 12:11

Women, black voters and city dwellers were most likely to express concern, while older voters were more likely to attribute the investigation to politics. The nationwide Quinnipiac poll surveyed 1,577 voters from November 7 to November 13. Also in the poll, 65 percent support a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons, which is also a new high.

by | November 16, 2017 | 12:03

It's the strongest quake in South Korea since a 5.8-magnitude occurred near the ancient city of Gyeongju, which is close to Pohang, in September 2016, Korea Meteorological Administration officials said. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, the quake occurred at around 9:02 a.m. Thursday at a location eight kilometers north of Pohang's Buk district.

by | November 16, 2017 | 10:45

Also present were a delegation of the Company's Management Board and two of the technicians who worked on building the auto. Pope Francis got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini on Wednesday - but he won't be tooling around the Vatican gardens in it.