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by | December 10, 2017 | 20:44

Itsunori Onodera said the ministry intends to request a special budget for the fiscal year starting April 2018 to purchase long-range cruise missiles deployed on fighter jets. Japan's missile force had until now been limited to anti-aircraft and anti-ship munitions with ranges of less than 300 kilometers. Japan's post-World War II pacifist constitution bans the use of force as a means of settling worldwide disputes, but the growing threat from North Korea has seen politicians, including ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 20:04

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday in his first congressional hearing since being sworn in as the eighth director of the FBI on August 2. Mr. Wray said he was limited in what he could say about Mr. Strzok because of the investigation, but he told lawmakers he would "take appropriate action if necessary" after the internal watchdog completes its review.

by | December 10, 2017 | 19:51

Intending passengers should check with their airline before traveling to the airport. A number of outbound and inbound flights have been delayed. British Airways flights between Heathrow and Belfast City Airport are still continuing to operate.

by | December 10, 2017 | 19:19

Mr Trump Jr had agreed to that meeting after being promised damaging information from the Russian government about Hillary Clinton during his father's campaign for president, his email correspondence shows. Andy Wright is Professor at Savannah Law School, and Former Associate Counsel to the President in the White House Counsel's Office . It's not entirely clear who else was involved with this specific call .

by | December 10, 2017 | 19:46

About 10.86M shares traded or 110.67% up from the average. Analysts predict that Fifth Third Bancorp will post $1.78 earnings per share for the current year. Stratos Wealth Ltd holds 15,091 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. FITB's SI was 18.50 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Fifth Third had 84 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

by | December 10, 2017 | 17:32

A spokesman confirmed Clifford he died in hospital on 10 December. Clifford, 74, was more than three years into an eight-year jail sentence for multiple sexual assaults against teenagers. Clifford, whose clients had included TV music mogul Simon Powell and USA boxer Muhammad Ali, was found guilty of eight counts of indecently assaulting four girls aged 14 to 19 between 1977 and 1984.

by | December 10, 2017 | 18:22

The Met Office warned of wind and rain for London and southern England , with gusts of up to 70 miles per hour (110 kph) predicted. A yellow weather warning is in place. The maximum temperature will be 3°C. It said that many northern parts of England will see less impact with a yellow warning in force there. Forecaster Steven Keates said: "This has the potential to cause quite widespread disruption to transport, power outages and isolation for some rural areas".

by | December 10, 2017 | 16:53

The port is now subject to an orange alert as it deals with 70mph winds. A total of 316 people, including 208 passengers, were on board at the time. "Port officers are looking at how to refloat it", an official in the local administration told AFP, without giving his name. "Nobody is hurt and the ship is stable", a prefecture spokesman said on Sunday.

by | December 10, 2017 | 18:05

There were 588 acres of trees on 120 farms in Kentucky in 2012 - a loss of about 400 acres and 20 farms from 2007. IN lost 670 acres and about 30 farms during that same time. Consider measuring the available space in your home before you set out, as it's easy to underestimate a tree's height. The National Christmas Tree Association is confident that everyone looking for a real Christmas tree this year will have no problem finding one even though the market is "tight".

by | December 10, 2017 | 18:04

The terrorist, from the Palestinian Authority, then tried to escape by running down Yafo Street. In a post on Twitter, Rosenfeld described it as a "terrorist attack". Police denied media reports that the terrorist had been shot or killed. The knifeman has been taken alive into custody. The area around the bus station was closed off following the attack.

by | December 10, 2017 | 17:07

The ICAN, a collection of 468 entities and nonprofits in 101 countries founded in 2007, will be represented by its Executive Director, Beatrice Fihn, and Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing in 1945 and has played a very active role in the organisation, Efe news agency reported.

by | December 10, 2017 | 17:26

Both the AFP and the PNP have urged Duterte to extend martial law declaration, which is set to expire on December 31. "Recommendation is one year", Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said in a message to CNN Philippines. The source also said the AFP has been monitoring the possible tactical alliance of the NPA and the Maute terrorists who were responsible for the five-month siege of Marawi City that ended with the deaths of their leaders.

by | December 10, 2017 | 15:07

Initial investigation revealed that the victim minor was kidnapped from her house in Hisar's Uklana village on Saturday evening, brutally raped and then left to die with a 24-cm wooden stick inserted into her genitals. "A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed for a thorough investigation". The police are checking CCTV footage of the area to gather clues, he said.

by | December 10, 2017 | 15:45

CBSE Practical Examination Schedule for Class 10 and 12 announced. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by central government of India. While time period of the practical examinations is decided by CBSE , the actual dates are decided by the schools. The Examination is conducted in theory as well as in practicals, depending upon the nature of the subject (s) and the marks/grades allotted shall be as ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:07

Britain should sign a Canada-style trade deal with the European Union after Brexit, David Davis said today. Trade talks with the European Union are set to begin next year following Theresa May's last-minute breakthrough in Brussels on Friday on the divorce issues of money, European Union citizens and the Northern Irish border.

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:30

The stock has returned -6.75% weekly, which was maintained at -6.41% in the 1-month period. The stock's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.71 and price to book ratio for the most recent quarter is 1.35, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter are 0.50.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:51

Akbar's brother, Mohammed Ashraf said they had approached the Home Minister seeking his help in going to the USA and submitted required documents for quick processing. The university officials, friends and faculty are taking care of his medical health in the hospital. The family has sought Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's help to travel to the United States on an emergency visa.

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:09

Pope Francis, speaking hours before U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem, called on Wednesday for the city's "status quo" to be respected, saying new tension in the Middle East would further inflame world conflicts. Israel captured east Jerusalem, which is home to major Muslim, Christian and Jewish holy sites, in the 1967 Middle East war. Dialogue, the pope said, takes place at every level, especially "in our families, in our religious communities, between different ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:57

The Inverness Counsel Llc holds 88,459 shares with $3.89 million value, down from 193,505 last quarter. Cap Wealth Planning Ltd Company holds 0.07% or 9,732 shares. Sentinel Trust Co Lba stated it has 14,525 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Alphamark Advisors Ltd Liability Com owns 300 shares. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 12,803,885 shares of the energy producer's stock worth $638,530,000 after buying an additional 9,200,014 shares during the period.

by | December 10, 2017 | 15:01

The company had a trading volume of 173,676 shares, compared to its average volume of 144,195. Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE ) has declined 4.61% since December 9, 2016 and is downtrending. Proshare Advsrs Lc owns 4,389 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 112,083 shares stake. Bank of America began coverage on shares of Helen of Troy in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:56

And in attendance were many other star kids on the block. A lot of Bollywood celebs arrived with their children including Kareena Kapoor Khan and Karan Johar. Neil also shared a picture of wife Rukmini with Shah Rukh. With her hair tied up, Rani looked like she had been taking care of all her guests and ensuring that everyone had fun while she kept the birthday girl company as well.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:39

Protesters burned U.S. and Israeli flags. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees live in Lebanon, including those who fled or were expelled from their homes after Israel's founding, as well as their descendants. Most countries consider East Jerusalem, which Israel annexed after capturing it in a 1967 war, to be occupied territory and say the status of the city should be left to be decided at future Israeli-Palestinian talks.

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:17

After it ruptured in September, near Marsden Point, the pipeline has been running at reduced pressure. Coupled with today's outage the result is lower than usual stock levels at the Wiri terminal which supplies fuel to the industry and Auckland Airport, she said.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:22

Mueller III, who was appointed after FBI Director James B. Comey was sacked by Trump because of the probe into contacts between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The tweet raised questions as to when the President knew about Flynn lying to the FBI and whether he tried to influence the FBI's investigation. Fifty-eight Congressional Democrats voted Wednesday to proceed on articles of impeachment introduced by Rep.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:01

Aga Khan arrived in Islamabad on Thursday evening on the invitation of the Pakistani government. Prince Karim Agha Khan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Prime Minister's House here on Friday. Earlier, Member National Assembly Shahzada Iftikharuddin, District Nazim Maghfirat Shah, and government officials received Prince Karim Aga Khan at the Chitral airport.

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:03

Nepal's Left alliance, comprising the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre, is leading in parliamentary polls, winning 40 of the 49 seats for which results were declared Saturday.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:31

Trump Jr. said during Wednesday's eight-hour interview that he spoke with President Donald Trump's communications aide Hope Hicks as early reports of the meeting emerged, according to one person familiar with the interview. "If Trump is talking on a plane full of people, that's not a privileged conversation even if his attorney was there", said Asha Rangappa, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent who now serves as a senior lecturer at Yale University's Jackson Institute for ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 11:48

The next inquisitive little girl picked right up where the previous child left off. Kids asked about President Trump's sexual harassment accusations , taxes, talked about the coal industry, and shared what wonderful lessons they've learned, just from watching the news.

by | December 10, 2017 | 11:06

A 530-million-year-old fossil may contain the oldest eye ever discovered, a new study released this week by the University of Edinburgh has suggested. Based on their findings , researchers were amazed to see just little differences between the primitive and modern eyes despite the staggering amount of years in between them.

by | December 10, 2017 | 11:17

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen's state satellite television station in the capital Sanaa, killing at least four journalists, Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported on Saturday. Riyadh launched the attack on Yemen in a bid to restore power to fugitive ex-president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia. More than 8,750 people have been killed since Saudi Arabia and its allies joined the government's fight against the Huthis in 2015, triggering what the United Nations ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 10:48

The announcement comes as a USA investigation into alleged election meddling by Russian Federation continues and follows concerns about Chinese money and influence in Australian politics. The Australian government argues that Dastyari should quit Parliament for giving Huang counter-surveillance advice previous year when he told the Chinese citizen to leave his cellphone inside his Sydney mansion while they stepped outside to talk.

by | December 10, 2017 | 09:33

The stock of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ) traded up 1.17% during trading on Friday, reaching $234.82. About 2,654 shares traded. Friess Associates Llc increased Martin Marietta Materials Inc. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.49 earnings per share. MLM's profit will be $99.32 million for 33.78 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality.

by | December 10, 2017 | 08:36

The controversial bill was widely believed to have been drafted to protect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who is now under investigation in two high-profile corruption scandals, by keeping the public in the dark. It called on all Israelis to back their prime minister as he defends Israel against worldwide criticism following U.S. President Donald Trump's acceptance of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | December 10, 2017 | 07:31

Her phone was inside the vehicle at the time, police told her father. "I was never aware that there was anything wrong", Willie Coley told the IBTimes. Friends and family desperate for answers gathered near Coley's apartment Friday morning, reported. Police told Coley his daughter was apparently stabbed before being taken away in her auto - along with her phone and her son's Christmas gifts.

by | December 10, 2017 | 08:26

As light to moderate snow wraps up Saturday evening, untreated water on the roads will freeze by Sunday morning when temps dive into the mid and upper 20s, according to the CBS 6 Weather Authority. Controlling cars on icy roads is extremely hard, so it's best to stay off the roads. Check the latest road conditions using the 511 system by phone, web at or free mobile app .