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by | December 07, 2017 | 17:33

Social Democratic Party, SPD, chairman Martin Schulz addresses the media during a news conference after a board meeting at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany , Monday, Dec. Schulz, himself up for re-election at the congress, faces particular pressure from the youth wing of the party, which opposes a repeat of the grand coalition.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:50

The opposition negotiating team arrived at the United Nations offices in Geneva on Wednesday morning to resume talks with de Mistura, who declined to comment late on Tuesday when asked about the absence of Ja'afari's negotiators. The unified opposition accepted the offer but the regime delegation refused. "It is the responsibility of the worldwide community and the special envoy to announce to the world which party is rejecting negotiation", the chief opposition negotiator Nasr al-Hariri ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:34

The officer began doing CPR on the 29-day old baby. After a minute, Eng's labours were rewarded when he "heard a little cry" and the baby began to move, according to the Savannah Morning News. Looking at my child, when she started choking. Bless you, Officer Eng and Baby Bella. Doctor's said they had no doubt Officer Eng saved the girl's life.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:52

Northwest winds will increase strong and gusty. Forecasters say we're in for bitterly cold conditions until Sunday. Icy stretches too. North and northwest counties will be most at risk, as well as higher ground elsewhere. Train services in the north and west of the country have been cancelled, while Traffic Scotland is warning of potential disruptions on the road. The UK Met Office have named it Storm Caroline.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:02

Russia Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the state will never acknowledge the accusation of state-sponsored doping that prevents the Russia team from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics because it considers it false. Mr. Putin rejected the claims and said the ban was "politically motivated". "What criteria the International Olympic Committee will use to invite our athletes, how the process will go and so on", Peskov said.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:30

The Warriors, who are on a back-to-back after Sunday's 123-95 win in Miami, are 3-0 on their current six-game trip that continues Wednesday in Charlotte for Stephen Curry's homecoming. The two teams went into the locker room with Pelicans leading 67-66. The All-NBA forward was initially listed as doubtful entering Wednesday, but was ruled out more than an hour before the Pelicans tipped off against the Denver Nuggets in the Smoothie King Center.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:53

The Pentagon declined to say why it took three months longer to disclose more accurate troop counts for Iraq and Syria than Afghanistan. Manning also said there are about 5,200 troops in Iraq. "While the nature of USA support to partner forces will adjust as the coalition shifts from from major urban combat operations to stabilization tasks, U.S.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:09

The HBO host was interviewing the actor at a commemorative screening of the 1997 movie Wag the Dog when Oliver brought up an allegation made against Hoffman in November that he had groped and made inappropriate comments to a 17 year-old intern on the set of the 1985 movie Death Of A Salesman .

by | December 07, 2017 | 15:19

They said the video also showed her taking a large wheeled briefcase out of her trunk and walking into City Hall without assistance. Bradley was arrested and charged with identity theft, counterfeiting, and illegal parking in a handicapped spot.

by | December 07, 2017 | 15:04

Winds W/NW 5-10 miles per hour. Highs are mainly in the mid-40s but, with breezes picking up from the west, should feel even colder. If it is going to snow, the timing is from Saturday afternoon through the first part of Saturday night.

by | December 07, 2017 | 15:26

While visiting the memorial at Amritsar in the northern state of Punjab, the mayor wrote in the memorial visitors' book that it was "incredibly moving" to be at the site of the carnage, saying it would never be forgotten. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was also in Amritsar on Wednesday to meet Khan. Earlier in the day he visited the Golden Temple, the most revered place for the Sikh religion, where he covered his head with a white cloth and sat cross-legged on the floor to ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 14:53

According to News18, the victim was a Muslim labourer identified as Mohammed Afrazul who was working in the area as a contract labourer. The victim Mohammed Afrazul's family is reportedly in disbelief, saying, "Those who killed him like an animal and showed his pictures to the world should be hanged".

by | December 07, 2017 | 13:44

Ciriac Alvarez Valle, a 22-year-old woman who immigrated to Utah from Mexico with her family as a 5-year-old, works with high school students who are going to be first-generation college students. Will Hurd, R-Texas, whose competitive House district is almost 70 percent Latino. Denham is one of 34 House Republicans urging his leadership for a vote on DACA.

by | December 07, 2017 | 10:32

Pruitt has been in his current position at Alabama since the beginning of the 2016 campaign. Pruitt would also be the second former Saban assistant to take the head coaching position at Tennessee . "There ain't no holding back". One athletic director upheaval and several swings and misses on the coaching carousel later, the Vols could finally be closing in on a new head honcho.

by | December 07, 2017 | 11:31

While the deadline extension will be applicable on several schemes, there will be no change in last date for linking Aadhaar with mobile numbers which is to be done on or before February 6, 2018 by judicial orders. The Centre had made Aadhaar mandatory to avail various welfare schemes including PDS. The petitioners have moved the top court seeking a stay on the government making Aadhaar linkage mandatory for bank accounts, mobile numbers, saying it infringes upon an individual's right to ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 10:23

The National Super Alliance chief, Raila Odinga, has flatly rejected calls by the U.S. to establish a government of national unity with President Uhuru Kenyatta at the top. The leader of the opposition coalition party, the National Super Alliance (Nasa), vowed that he and his followers would never recognise either the president or his government and stated that he would begin a campaign of civil disobedience.

by | December 07, 2017 | 11:27

Flurries continue today as does the risk of snow squalls in the afternoon. Portions of Highways 17, 6 and 69 are likely to be affected. Very poor visibilities have been reported due to heavy snow and blowing snow. Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions today and change travel plans accordingly. Snow squall watches are issued when conditions are favourable for the formation of bands of snow that could produce intense accumulating snow or near zero visibilities.

by | December 07, 2017 | 10:06

Wednesday, while her opponent Emory alumna Mary Norwood (74C) called for a recount. Bottoms, meanwhile, sought to cast Norwood as a Republican hiding behind the guise of her independent status.The city of Atlanta is a Democratic stronghold in a state that is otherwise largely Republican, and the city's government remains the only major Democratic power center in the state's political system, which is dominated by Republican officeholders.

by | December 07, 2017 | 11:00

Government minister Peter Dutton, a leader among hard-right lawmakers in the conservative government, said his fellow leading gay-marriage opponents in Parliament agree they should not stop the bill from becoming law while arguing over protecting views of gay-marriage opponents.

by | December 07, 2017 | 10:10

Feldman, 46, had claimed in a Today Show interview with Matt Lauer that he "sat down and I gave them names". The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has found tapes from 1993 that allegedly contain Corey Feldman's information about Hollywood pedophilia.

by | December 07, 2017 | 10:28

In remarks to the press on the sidelines of the meetings, Germany's acting foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, said any unilateral USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital would inflame Middle East tensions. The move may also strain relations with Turkey, a strong economic and military ally to the U.S. Turkey's president said his country could cut diplomatic ties with Israel if President Donald Trump goes through with the decision.

by | December 07, 2017 | 08:59

The painting is expected to arrive at the Louvre in Abu Dhabi , a museum in the United Arab Emirates. Hyperallergic has reached out to the museum for details, but has not yet received any response. Bader bin Abdullah was identified in documents reviewed by the New York Times as the buyer of the painting, which was sold at Christie's in New York on November 15.

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:32

With almost 600,000 Instagram followers, Anastasia's modelling history has been well documented by her mum, who has posted over 800 photos since she began the account in 2015 when her daughter was just four. Each post racks up hundreds of comments from users complimenting the 6-year-old's handsome eyes and striking features. Previously the most attractive girl was named the French Tilan Blondo that also had an awesome appearance at the age of six.

by | December 07, 2017 | 08:52

His attorney said that Shortey meant to "take full responsibility for his actions and move past this embarrassing and hard time". "I can put you in handcuffs and throw you in the back of (the) auto". District Judge Timothy DeGiusti accepted Shortey's guilty plea, he ruled Shortey would remain in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service until that date.

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:33

Even Rupert Murdoch's Moraga Estate vineyard is not immune to the flames, which NBC 4 in Los Angeles reported was being consumed in the 125 acre brush fire. "The Bel Air fire of '61 had a similar footprint. we lost over 500 homes in that fire". Moraga Vineyards does fall within the evacuated area. The main residence is 7,724 square foot and the property includes a two bedroom guest house and a 4,400 square-foot office building.

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:20

The Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii was the hub of United States naval power in the 1940s. It also honors the 16.5 million people who served in the Armed Forces during World War II, including 326,000 Minnesotans. "Remember, Pearl Harbor Day is a day that should be a quiet memory of the military men and women who never asked questions, but followed orders - and died", said Frank Pawelak of American Legion Post 391.

by | December 07, 2017 | 08:00

Herndon Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Valero Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $37.54B market cap company. The Chickasaw Capital Management Llc holds 1.50M shares with $68.54M value, down from 1.53 million last quarter. Salient Tru Co Lta reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO).

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:53

We've seen a lot of talent in their front line and know the size of the challenge set before us". His effort after 37 minutes was the first Al-Jazira had registered on target and it proved pivotal at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain.

by | December 07, 2017 | 08:55

John Conyers at an awards ceremony in Detroit in 2015. LOS ANGELES - The son of former Democratic Rep. John Conyers who's a possible candidate for his father's vacated U.S. After grabbing a knife, the woman claims Conyers III slashed her in the arm. It seems Rep. John Conyers' son and appointed successor may face some challenges convincing voters he's the right man for the job.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:36

McDowell told CNN he believed the images were only edited for aesthetic purposes because the missile in the picture did not appear to have been altered. The carrier said its planes now don't enter "the vicinity of the missile trajectory", because it changed the route to avoid the northern part of the Sea of Japan, which sits between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:32

Asked about the discrepancy, the representative of the Pentagon Colonel Rob manning said: "We are not ready to make a statement on the number of troops, which is different from what we said earlier". The Pentagon first announced plans to revise the number on August 31, when they unveiled a higher troop count in Afghanistan. Manning said this new phase presents an opportunity to refine how the department reports troop counts to the public.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:22

Davis made headlines in 2015 when she defied a US Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage and refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis said she felt betrayed by her party and switched her registration to Republican. However, he told HuffPo that he believed Rowan County residents were "ready to move on from" Davis.

by | December 07, 2017 | 08:19

On sidelines of Russia, India and China (RIC) Foreign Ministers meeting, he will hold talks with top Indian officials, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told the media here. "As far as our northern adversary is concerned, flexing of muscles has started", General Bipin Rawat said at a think tank event in New Delhi , in reference to China.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:37

The baby boy who was found alive five days ago after Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh had declared him dead breathed his last at a nursing home in west Delhi on Wednesday. The hospital also condoled with the parents after hearing that the baby had died. Malik said the family had requested financial assistance from the Delhi government to move the baby to a "bigger and better" facility.

by | December 07, 2017 | 06:56

With the USA and its allies' desperate efforts to impose a compromised solution, the Palestinians have failed to even fulfill their preliminary wishes stipulated in the resolutions by the United Nations Security Council as well as the UN General Assembly.