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by | December 14, 2017 | 15:53

Human Rights Watch's China director Sophie Richardson said: "The mandatory data-banking of a whole population's biodata, including DNA, is a gross violation of worldwide human rights norms, and it's even more disturbing if it is being done surreptitiously, under the guise of a free healthcare program", said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:32

The former " Apprentice " star told " Good Morning America " that reports that the Secret Service escorted her out after she tried to barge into President Trump's office were false. One of the president's prominent African-American supporters, Newman served as director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:31

She was in a relationship with the physiotherapist, identified as A Rajesh (30), according to police. Victim Sudhakar's wife Swati and Rajesh were in an illicit relationship and had made a decision to hack Sudhakar to death to stay together.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:50

Rather than arriving on Sunday, Pence is now expected to fly in from Egypt on Wednesday evening. During his trip, the vice president is scheduled to address the Israeli parliament, the first high-ranking USA official to do so since then-president George W.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:28

Both the LeT and the JeM are UN-proscribed terror outfits. Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that China handled the Indian troops' "trespass" into Doklam area with "restraint" and through diplomacy, demonstrating the "value and emphasis" Beijing attaches to its ties with India .

by | December 14, 2017 | 15:24

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in place Thursday morning in the Northeast. Search your zip code at our weather page for the latest local forecast . "If there is accumulation, it is expected to be less than an inch". The National Weather Service office in Valley said snow accumulation in some locations around the region could amount to a half-inch or less.

by | December 14, 2017 | 13:35

A capsule carrying US, Russian and Italian astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday, according to a NASA TV live broadcast. They left Alexander Misurkin , commander of the crew, and two Americans - Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei - in charge. Kentucky-born Mr Bresnik also celebrated Thanksgiving in space, feasting on pouches of turkey with his colleagues.

by | December 14, 2017 | 14:21

It was first added to the dictionary by founder Noah Webster, in 1841, just before he died in 1843. Merriam-Webster said more look-ups followed the outpouring of sexual harassment allegations that have unseated well-known figures in Hollywood, politics, business, and triggered the #MeToo social media campaign by women all over the world.

by | December 14, 2017 | 13:10

The members vowed to continue their boycott until the government tabled the Fata Reforms Bill in the National Assembly. "We can also feel that the circumstances are doubtful", he said. "All the opposition parties are unanimous not to attend the proceedings till the inclusion of FATA Reform Bill in the agenda". He also said that a committee should ideally be formed where all stakeholders could debate the matter.

by | December 14, 2017 | 13:33

Spurlock was also the executive producer of the documentary series The Trade , about the opioid epidemic, which is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January and debut in February on Showtime. "Something I thought was amusing at the time, but then realized I had completely demeaned and belittled her to a place of non-existence". 'So, when she chose to quit, she came to me and said if I didn't pay her a settlement, she would tell everyone'.

by | December 14, 2017 | 14:00

Lauri Markkanen remained out a second game with back spasms, but the Bulls again got off to a fast start leading 30-24 after one quarter with Lopez getting eight points early. He followed his 9-for-14 performance against the Celtics with an 11-for-18 shooting effort against the Jazz Wednesday night, including 3-of-5 from behind the arc and a team-high nine rebounds as well.

by | December 14, 2017 | 13:15

Also Read: Who is Pradeep Kharola, the new chairman and managing director of Air India? As per reports, the Air India flight AI459 from Delhi to Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh with over 100 passengers, including minister of civil aviation P Ashok Gajapat Raju, was delayed by 90 minutes after four staff members, including the pilot were delayed in arriving to Delhi airport.

by | December 14, 2017 | 12:20

NBC news earlier reported citing United States administration sources that Haley was going to present evidence later this week that Iran supplied missiles to rebels in Yemen in breach of UN Security Council resolutions. The US backed Saudi Arabia's statements that Tehran supplied the rebels with the ballistic missile on November 4. The official said that the presentation of the evidence will help make the case that Iran is in violation of multiple United Nations security council ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 12:18

Speaking at an energy forum in China , Barkindo said "the US tight oil has been welcomed as it is, and will continue to be, a key component of the global oil supply mix ..." The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' monthly report raised its outlook for non-OPEC supply in 2018 by 300,000 barrels a day, as its projections for American output caught up with those of the USA government.

by | December 14, 2017 | 12:39

Saudi Arabia follows Sharia law, which is based on a strict interpretation of Islam. Cinemas were banned in the 1980s as they were considered a threat to religious and cultural identity. In a media statement, the supervisor of the cinema sector, Fahd Al-Muammar, said that GCAM, as the sector regulator, would begin preparing the necessary practical steps and procedures for running cinema houses in the Kingdom.

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:27

To help deter impaired driving over the upcoming holiday period, state and local law enforcement throughout Wisconsin will patrol in greater numbers and for additional hours as part of the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign that begins Friday, December 15 and continues through New Year's Day.

by | December 14, 2017 | 10:20

Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, spoke to a speak at 7 the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. "Bring your signs and we will bring the cameras", states the Patriot Prayer Facebook event page , which otherwise attempts to sardonically court Bernie Sanders into joining their anti-Clinton protest.

by | December 14, 2017 | 10:40

Al-Shabaab group, which is tied to al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack, according to a statement posted on the SomaliMemo website belonging to the group. "This includes partnering with AMISOM and Somali National Security Forces (SNSF) in combined counterterrorism operations and targeting terrorists, their training camps and their safe haven throughout Somalia and the region", AFRICOM continued.

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:04

OK?" On Wednesday, House and Senate Republicans reached a deal on the tax bill, which they plan to vote on next week. Several middle-income families joined the president in the grand foyer of the White House to promote the reform. Bernard Sanders, Vermont independent and ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee. "There are discussions about every provision", and whether it complies with the rules or not, Brady told reporters.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:14

Keir Starmer, chief Brexit spokesman for the main opposition Labour party, has tweeted that his MPs will back the amendment if pushed to a vote. May lost by a close margin of 309-305 votes. It also gives ministers powers to amend the laws as they move across, to address any technical glitches. "With any such change it is imperative that parliament maintains close scrutiny and oversight of the process".

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:05

Her film " Wadjda " made history in 2013 after it became Saudi Arabia's first Academy Award entry. "Saudi Arabia is always in the news, but it's nice to be in the news in this way", said Los Angeles-based Saudi director Haifaa Al Mansour.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:25

Another federal judge ruled in a similar lawsuit in the District of Columbia earlier Monday, rejecting the administration's request for a stay and thereby maintaining a ruling that allows transgender people to enlist in the military starting January 1.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:59

According to a source close to the couple, Anushka Sharma's wedding ring cost a fortune. The wedding was performed as per Hindu rituals. From the pictures that have surfaced, the wedding was a scene out of a fairytale! At the time of penning this article, the Twitter post of Kohli has received 492k likes, along with 87k re-tweets and 77k comments, while Sharma's tweet has been liked by 364k individuals, accompanied by 57k re-tweets and 40k comments.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:48

Since minutes after the first word that Franken was accused of sexual misconduct on November 16, those who follow Minnesota politics said Smith probably would be picked if Franken resigned. But not everyone agrees. She previously served as a vice president for Planned Parenthood in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. "As a passionate pro-life mom and legislator, I'm deeply disappointed that Minnesota's next US senator will be someone who has such a profound disregard for the sanctity ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 08:07

Last week, a part of another USA military helicopter fell on a nearby kindergarten roof, but no one was injured. The latest incident is likelyto stir greater frustration among the locals, who have expressed concern and anger over accidents and crime linked to the USA military presence on Okinawa .

by | December 14, 2017 | 08:41

Feltman described his visit as "constructive and productive" and said the North Koreans agreed to continue a dialogue. In 2016, the council adopted three rounds of sanctions to choke off the revenue stream to Pyongyang's military programs after Kim Jong-Un carried a sixth nuclear test and a series of advanced missile launches.

by | December 14, 2017 | 08:12

Donald Trump on Saturday fired more shots in his offensive against CNN, after the network was forced to correct an exclusive report that had seemed to implicate his administration in a scandal involving the release of leaked documents.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:13

Nomura decreased their target price on shares of Transocean from $8.00 to $7.00 and set a reduce rating for the company in a research note on Thursday , August 17th. They expect $-0.22 earnings per share, down 134.92 % or $0.85 from last year's $0.63 per share. Glenmede Tru Communications Na owns 0% invested in Transocean Ltd .

by | December 14, 2017 | 08:24

Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Sen. Schumer also had a meeting at his apartment with Franken and his wife, urging the senator to step down. If Franken resigns , Democratic Minnesota Gov. Franken released a statement categorically denying the accusation. McCaskill tweeted " Al Franken should resign" on Wednesday morning within minutes of other female Democratic senators also tweeting that Franken should step down.

by | December 14, 2017 | 07:53

State fire officials predicted Wednesday night that the so-called Thomas Fire northwest of Los Angeles will continue to grow as it eats up parched brush and hot, dry weather continues. Burdon, a member of the 1960s British Invasion band The Animals, wrote on Facebook last week about having to flee and returning temporarily to find his home still standing with ashes all around it.

by | December 14, 2017 | 07:22

Multiple injuries are reported, but RCMP did not elaborate on the severity of the injuries. "The rescue effort is the priority right now", said RCMP spokesperson Paul Dederick. Emergency services are on scene along with Royal Canadian Air Force and search-and-rescue teams. Transportation Canada will take over the investigation into the cause of the crash.

by | December 14, 2017 | 08:10

The first Kalvari, commissioned on December 8, 1967, was also the first submarine of the Indian Navy . The Prime Minister dedicated the submarine at the Naval Dockyard, in the presence of the Defence Minister, important dignitaries of the Maharashtra Government and senior Naval Officers.

by | December 14, 2017 | 07:17

Even as China continues to block consensus over Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar at the United Nations Security Council, the India-China-Russia trilateral, for the first time, called for cooperation to take decisive and concerted action against globally-proscribed terrorists and terror entities on Monday.

by | December 14, 2017 | 06:09

Chloe says she was offered for sale as a sex slave on the dark web before being released when her captor discovered she has a young child. Chloe Ayling , 20, was allegedly drugged and kidnapped in July this year , after being lured to Italy under the false pretence of a photoshoot.

by | December 14, 2017 | 07:05

It certainly appears that they will be needed - Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and information has promised that movies will be censored and edited to ensure that they don't " contradict with Sharia laws and moral values in the Kingdom".