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by | November 28, 2017 | 19:26

SOHR relies on a network of on-the-ground sources to relay information. At least 400,000 people have been killed in Syria's civil war that followed a violent crackdown on demonstrations in 2011 against the rule of the family of President Bashar Assad.

by | November 28, 2017 | 20:52

And because his farm ships in different varieties of trees from OR and North Carolina, he expects it will affect his business but not as hard as others. As a tree's cycle from seedling to living room is about 10 years, fallout from fewer trees has not been felt until now. North Carolina is the second-largest grower and exporter of Christmas trees .

by | November 28, 2017 | 20:02

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will meet on Tuesday with the Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi , to discuss keeping the government open but cited differences with them.

by | November 28, 2017 | 19:27

Trump appeared quite happy and comfortable in her role when she hosted children from Joint Base Andrews at the White House and put up Christmas decorations. The standout feature, however, would have to be the 160-kilogram gingerbread house in the State Dining Room of the White House. When Trump began her tour of the White House decorations, says the Daily Mail , "she was greeted by three ballerinas performing to the Nutcracker Suite, which was the first White House Christmas theme".

by | November 28, 2017 | 18:49

President Trump said Monday that the tax cut legislation is on track and improving by the day, as Congress heads into the final stretch to try to finish the bill before the end of the year. Trump was due to lobby Republicans at their weekly policy luncheon in the U.S. Capitol, with the Senate poised for a possible vote on tax legislation as early as Thursday.

by | November 28, 2017 | 18:56

The court has not announced a decision on the pleas yet. During the proceeding, Sharif's lawyer Khawaja Harris told that Islamabad High Court (IHC) had reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to merge all three National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against Nawaz Sharif.

by | November 28, 2017 | 18:32

If you'd like to help, you can drop off a new, unwrapped toy at any of the following police departments through Friday, December 22. In 2017, the U.S. St. Peter, the local community organizer for the program, works with local businesses to collect and store the toys, which are distributed directly to children at their homes .

by | November 28, 2017 | 19:01

China's tourism industry has upgraded 68,000 toilets over the last three years, completing about 19 percent of the task, Xinhua said , in what it called "universally welcomed" renovations. Chinese government took step further by declaring it "China Toilet Revolution" day as well. "There is still a yawning gap between China's strong economic development and people's standard of living".

by | November 28, 2017 | 17:53

In the past 24 hours dozens of civilians, including some children, have been killed by Syrian government airstrikes on the outskirts of Damascus . The observatory said it determines aircraft used in air raids by location, flight patterns and munitions used.

by | November 28, 2017 | 19:33

Earlier this month three men and seven bodies were found in two capsized boats on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture. On Monday officials found the remains of eight people, some reduced to bones while inspecting the boat. These men, who were alive and well, made it clear that they were not defectors, explaining that their vessel suffered engine failure and that they had drifted to the Japanese shoreline community.

by | November 28, 2017 | 19:24

Maliz Beams was named counselor to the department on August 17, according to her biography on the State Department's website . "We wish her the best of luck in her next venture", the spokesperson said in a statement. "The redesign is going to address all of that", he said less than a fortnight ago. And this department is performing extraordinarily well, and I take exception to anyone who characterizes otherwise.

by | November 28, 2017 | 18:23

The pair's full movements have not been traced, though it has been determined that they were traveling in a Mercury Sable. Deputies said Caitlyn withdrew $200 from an ATM in St. We just can't imagine what in the world is going on'. "The Columbia County School District is cooperating fully with the Columbia County Sheriff's office with regard to an investigation against one of our current supplemented employees".

by | November 28, 2017 | 17:17

U.S. President Donald Trump has lunch with troops at U.S. military installation Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, November 7. A federal judge has ruled that the military must soon start accepting transgender recruits again. In response, the Trump administration asserted that, regardless of Trump's order, Mattis possessed the legal authority to exercise his own discretion to delay the January 1 deadline in order to study whether the impact of Obama's order would "impact military ...

by | November 28, 2017 | 18:32

They were met with stubborn resistance by protesters who torched vehicles and threw stones. At least 12 people were reportedly injured in skirmishes with police at Stargate and Nursery. An AFP journalist in Lahore , the capital of Punjab province, said a main artery road was closed by police due to protests. While the crackdown against protesters was later suspended, up to 200 protesters have been taken into custody.

by | November 28, 2017 | 17:55

The news triggered an immediate scramble by Hispanic office holders to replace Illinois' first Hispanic representative. As a result, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia plans to start gathering signatures to seek Gutierrez's congressional seat, sources said.

by | November 28, 2017 | 18:05

Laughter turned to screams before the footage ends. Leah was admitted to Mossman Hospital to treat a crocodile bite wound on her upper thigh with at least five teeth marks. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) confirmed the attack and said it would look at removing the crocodile in question. The DEHP said wildlife officers will now carry out a site assessment of the area and will potentially target the animal, thought to be between 6.5ft (2m) and 8ft (2.5m) in ...

by | November 28, 2017 | 17:37

John, in handcuffs for one reason and one reason alone: she was filmed snorting cocaine in her classroom. Rogers said he was shocked. Students said it appeared Cox was making lines of cocaine. "Lake Central is a safe school". She was hired in 2016, soon after graduating from Purdue University Northwest in May. "What is she doing?" a student asked on the video.

by | November 28, 2017 | 16:05

Fitzgerald, a representative of the Fine Gael party, had been under pressure to resign over her handling of controversy over the treatment of a whistleblower who made allegations of corruption within Ireland's national police force, the Garda.

by | November 28, 2017 | 16:47

While officials are still investigating the vessel's mysterious appearance, they believe it came from North Korea . The boat that washed up last week was carrying eight men and the vessel later disappeared. Local police took the men into protective custody on Friday for questioning and said they spoke the Korean language. North Korean fishing vessels often wash up on the Japanese coast, sometimes with corpses on board.

by | November 28, 2017 | 16:34

Hollstein sustained minor injuries and was released from the hospital hours later. National newspaper Die Welt reported that a 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the attack and that he was drunk and had criticised Hollstein's policies.

by | November 28, 2017 | 17:09

Four people are in critical condition, three have moderate injuries, and three were lightly injured from the fires and explosion. At least 4 people were injured. Medics at the scene said that they were still being prevented from going near the building and several rescue teams were there, including the army's Home Front command rescue team.

by | November 28, 2017 | 14:33

Bruno joined the soap as Todd Grimshaw in 2001 and was the first openly gay character on the street, after sharing a kiss with his then-girlfriend, Sarah Platt's brother, Nick Tilsley. She said, 'Did you do that on purpose?' But he did not reply". A court heard how he grabbed a woman by the crotch and touched another victim on her "boobs and bum".

by | November 28, 2017 | 13:58

It's not clear if anyone was injured. Ferry operator Hornblower told the Coast Guard it immediately took both boats out of service, along with a third vessel identified only by hull number H106, which Conroy said was sidelined "as a precaution".

by | November 28, 2017 | 13:35

I have attacked Cardiff today because your government keeps bombing in Syria and Iraq. Officers also found a note detailing to how to "run down non-believers with a car" with the bullet point instruction "strike the infidels who oppose Allah in the neck".

by | November 28, 2017 | 13:54

The fighter jet flew in front of the United States aircraft and turned on its afterburners. The incident reportedly lasted 24 minutes. A Russian Su-30 fighter jet buzzed a Navy reconnaissance plane flying in the Black Sea while conducting a routine patrol in worldwide airspace Saturday, an official told Fox News .

by | November 28, 2017 | 12:43

Mr. Zhang committed "serious violations of discipline and the law and was suspected of the crimes of bribery as well as huge amounts of assets in which the sources are unknown", the Xinhua report said. China's military, the world's largest and undergoing an ambitious modernisation campaign, has been an important focus of Xi's deep-seated fight against corruption.

by | November 28, 2017 | 11:12

She was last seen the night before on November 26 when her mother put her to bed. Kristy Woods is overwhelmed with emotion as search crews desperately look for her little princess who is missing. - Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating an abducted child, Mariah Kay Woods. Family members said Mariah has an orthopedic leg problem so when she walks, her left leg is thrown around and it causes her to wobble.

by | November 28, 2017 | 10:43

Chinese authorities have slapped Taiwanese rights activist Li Ming-che (a community college lecturer and an activist at a human rights non-governmental organisation in Taiwan) with a five-year jail term for subverting state power. Lee disappeared on March 19, after entering China from Macau on a private trip. The MAC said the ruling in Lee's case will adversely affect cross-strait exchanges and tarnish China's worldwide image.

by | November 28, 2017 | 11:42

Only Zarrab and Mehmet Hakan Atilla, one of the Halkbank executives, have been arrested by US authorities. Ankara has urged Washington to drop federal charges against a Turkish-Iranian gold trader and a banker who are accused of helping Iran evade US sanctions.

by | November 28, 2017 | 12:04

Humane Society International and Sea Shepherd lodged a series of FOI requests and legal applications to access it. The federal government fought to have the footage kept secret, arguing that it would harm relations with Japan - prompting accusations it prioritised diplomatic interests over protecting the whales and representing the views of Australians who want the annual killing spree stopped.

by | November 28, 2017 | 11:08

Its commercial operations would start the day after. After the launch, PM Modi will travel by the metro from Miyapur to Kukatpally along with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, and they will return to Miyapur, PTI reported. The authorities concerned also plan to build sky-walks connecting the stations directly to commercial complexes, stadiums and offices, according to PTI.

by | November 28, 2017 | 11:58

The jail administration had warned the owner of the donkeys but he still let them lose. "We had brought plants from Delhi and had planted them outside the jail premises". The donkeys were freed on Monday after a local politician of the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intervened in the wake of a plea by the owner of the donkeys.

by | November 28, 2017 | 11:18

The opposition has also accused the government of refusing to seriously engage. The eighth round of Geneva talks is supposed to focus on the issue of elections and a constitution, two of the four so-called baskets of reforms laid out by the United Nations for a political settlement to the Syria crisis.

by | November 28, 2017 | 10:46

Kerryon Johnson stopped short of declaring definitively that he will suit up for Saturday's SEC Championship game , but Auburn's star running back did say he's "confident" he'll be able to play against Georgia . Both teams are playing for their playoff lives in this one, so there is plenty on the line aside from the SEC title and bragging rights within the conference.

by | November 28, 2017 | 11:31

The top court further directed officials in holding responsible positions to avoid commenting on the films, since it tantamounts "to pre-judging it". He refuted that the film will be released overseas on December 1. Several politicians have already demanded a ban on the movie, while Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, and Rajasthan have already refused to allow a release of the movie in the state.