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by | December 14, 2017 | 21:36

A local official said all emergency services have been mobilised and a crisis coordination unit has been set up. Rescuers are going through the wreckage to free victims. The state-owned railway company SNCF confirmed there had been an accident near Millas, giving their honest condolences to the families of those involved.

by | December 14, 2017 | 21:29

Anadolu Agency said the Federal Bureau of Investigation attache was "invited" to speak to officials after a former Turkish deputy police chief reportedly told a jury in NY that the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid him United States dollars 50,000 and USA prosecutors covered his rent.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:39

The 66-year-old Minnesotan, a former " Saturday Night Live " comedian who made the leap to liberal USA senator, announced his decision in a subdued Senate chamber three weeks after the first accusations of sexual misconduct emerged but just a day after most of his Democratic colleagues proclaimed he had to go.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:38

In a dissenting opinion, four judges argued to outlaw same-sex relations and sex outside marriage on morality grounds. Saldi joined the court in April, replacing Patrialis who was arrested for bribery in late January. In the past two years, LGBT Indonesians have endured a wave of hostility that has been stoked by inflammatory public statements from conservative officials and religious groups.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:41

The suspect in the shooting ran from the scene and has barricaded himself in a home in the area, which is now surrounded by police officers. Bellefontaine Neighbors Mayor Bob Doerr told the St. Several emergency crews, fire trucks and police officers were seen in the 10100 block of Bellefontaine Road just after 7:30 a.m. "They were wearing their bulletproof vests, so thank God", Doerr said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:09

According to police, emergency responders were called to a condominium on Sherway Gardens Road, near Evans Avenue, in suburban Etobicoke at 8:35 a.m. ET for unknown trouble. The man fled the apartment to seek help, investigators say. "The baby remains in critical condition in hospital", Hopkinson said. The woman, 34, also suffered unspecified injuries and was found near the building.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:57

The ERL paper finds climate change made the record three-day rainfall that fell over Houston during Hurricane Harvey roughly three times more likely and 15 percent more intense than a similar storm in the early 1900s. In the new study in ERL, researchers examined the observed rainfall record in the Gulf Coast region since 1880 to show that the intensity of extreme precipitation has increased substantially.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:07

Hours later around 6:30 a.m., the cow got loose again , this time making its way all the way to the fourth floor of an Old City parking garage at 4th and Arch Streets. Caine told WPVI that the church has put on the nativity scene display since 1973. We hope you find peace, Stormy. Stormy is a 7.5 yr old Hereford from Manatawna Farm in Roxborough.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:18

News of the blast sent gas prices in Europe soaring on fears it would restrict supply as winter sets in. A column of fire is seen after an explosion ripped through Austria's main gas pipeline hub in Baumgarten, Austria December 12, 2017 in this picture obtained from social media.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:58

A new starter rate is also being introduced, of 19 per cent on incomes between £11,800 and £13,850. Mr Mackay said: "This will ensure no one earning less than £33,000 will pay any more in income tax than they do now". In 2016 Scotland was given the ability to set its rates by taking the United Kingdom rates as a starting point and then reducing them by ten basis points before adding tax back.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:29

The Syrian army made a bold offensive in Deir Ezzor province to reclaim the area, one of the Islamic State group's last bastions, in order to drive them out of the country completely. Iraq's close ally Iran already declared victory over IS last month, as the group clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory. In the border region, pro-regime forces and US-backed Kurdish-led forces are conducting operations to clear IS fighters from the countryside north of the Euphrates valley after ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:08

The 294-kilometre long highway, the only all-weather road link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was closed on Monday evening in view of landslides and snowfall. Meanwhile, air traffic resumed at Srinagar airport. He said Pahalgam experienced the coldest night of this winter so far last night. In Jammu, there was very heavy snowfall in the hill regions of Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Kathua, Rajouri, Reasi and Poonch districts, due to which some inter-district and inter- state roads ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:51

Andrew Weiss, a former adviser on Russia in the George H.W. Bush and Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonMueller's probe doesn't end with a bang, but with a whimper Mark Mellman: History's judgment Congress should massively ramp up funding for the NIH MORE administrations, said Russian President Vladimir Putin "has to believe" that the election-meddling campaign "was the most successful intelligence operation in the history of Russian or Soviet intelligence".

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:42

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said that the USA had violated the so-called "One-China" policy, which implies that the U.S. should have formal ties with China rather than with the "breakaway province". Taiwan's presidential spokesman, Alex Huang, told reporters in Taiwan on Wednesday the defense ministry responded immediately to the patrols. He added that Beijing has lodged a formal complaint over the measure that seriously violated the "One China principle", according to which ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:37

While support for the tax bill has been heavily divided down party lines, during his speech, Trump explained that lowering taxes isn't a partisan issue. Trump will use the visiting families, who will join him in the White House's grand foyer, to illustrate provisions likely to benefit families across the country, they said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:03

The changes included a slightly higher corporate tax rate of 21 percent, rather than the 20 percent in the legislation that passed both chambers, and a lower top individual tax rate of 37 percent for the wealthiest Americans, who now pay 39.6 percent.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:53

Teodora del Carmen Vásquez experienced intense pain and bleeding in 2007 and fainted while at work. Police arrested her as she lay in a pool of blood. They are often subsequently charged with "homicide" or "aggravated homicide". The harshness of El Salvador's anti-abortion laws was highlighted in 2013 when a 22-year-old woman carrying an unviable baby whose brain had not developed was only allowed to have an early-term cesarean after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights intervened.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:07

Senator, our rallying cry is the same: "'keep fossil fuels in the ground.' We look forward to working with Senator Tina Smith in Washington block Trump's fossil fuel projects and build support for 100% renewable energy". That's in part because neither the Senate president job nor the lieutenant governor is given executive duties as part of their role, the memo read. Complicating matters further is the thin margin of the GOP's majority in the Minnesota Senate.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:28

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed hope on Thursday that Seoul, Washington and Tokyo would jointly conduct air drills, the leader of South Korea's main opposition Liberty Korea Party said. "But I think the message was clear, and the message was delivered". "Unity of the Security Council is crucial on this", he said, adding that it is also important to allow for diplomatic engagement toward a peaceful resolution.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:34

Rekola told CNN that media coverage of the 2014 lawsuit elicited angry and volatile responses from Farenthold. He said he gave his two-weeks notice when he returned from his wedding. Love was the first from her party to urge Farenthold to step down. Both Peace and Rekola recalled that Farenthold also regularly called staffers "f--tards".

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:12

Britain First styles itself as a political party but has been condemned by campaigners as a far-right extremist group. Fransen, from Anerley in south-east London, has been charged with using words which were threatening, abusive or insulting during her speech in Belfast in the summer.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:48

McGillivray appeared on Megyn Kelly's show on Tuesday morning to echo the message of three other Trump accusers, who on Monday called for a Congressional ethics investigation into the allegations against President Trump. "He knew what he did", McGillivray said. "I was sick to my stomach". McGillivray originally came forward with her allegations in October 2016 in an interview with the Palm Beach Post .

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:03

Smith, 59, served as Daytons chief of staff for four years before ascending to become his No. 2 when his previous lieutenant chose not to join him in seeking a second term in 2014. She was the presumed front-runner from the moment Franken announced last week he would step down over allegations of sexual misconduct. His office said Tuesday he had not yet set a final departure date.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:05

President Trump has made his closing argument for the Republican tax cut plan. "I just want to say that people are up 30 percent, 40 percent, 50 percent, depending on what's in there, and they are very, very happy", Trump continued. He recalled that reducing taxes "is neither a Republican or Democrat idea, but an American principal and an American idea". They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the deal.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:24

When the guards tried to block journalists from entering another event hall, even though they showed identity cards, a photographer surnamed Lee objected. That set the stage for a visit by South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha to Beijing last month at which she and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi affirmed their commitment to fix relations.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:55

The announcement, which will take effect January 1, came hours after U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kolla-Kotelly denied a motion from the Trump administration to delay the enlistment of transgender troops. The President - seemingly without proof - claimed that the military could not "be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail".

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:12

Jefferies maintained the shares of AMT in report on Friday, July 29 with "Buy" rating. Creative Planning reported 0.02% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in American Tower by 3.2% during the second quarter. 0 of them rate its stock a hold. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 11 by UBS.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:58

Her death occurred just days after Davis passed away. Imani McCray of Essex County was in her bedroom while on a timeout according to her parents. The prosecutor's office Tuesday confirmed that the preliminary autopsy reports did not show any visible injuries to the young girl, it was reported.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:29

That led economists to suggest the rise in sales may be temporary: Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said the surge does "not signal broader consumer strength". Looking at the past three months as a whole, which smoothes out monthly volatility, the picture is gloomier. Total average store prices increased by 3.1 per cent in November 2017 when compared with the same period past year.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:24

Chennai: The Ernakulam Principal Sessions court on Thursday awarded death sentence to 23-year-old Ameerul Islam for the rape and murder of dalit law student Jisha in April last year. Ameerul has been convicted of trespassing, wrongful confinement, murder, and rape. According to police, several witnesses had seen him near the victim's house on that day.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:48

John Pelletier, director of the Champlain College for Financial Literacy, says each state is graded on how well their high schools teach personal finance. "They're asked about things that they wish they had been taught when they were in high school - many of them talk about personal finance", he said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:14

However, Centre said Aadhaar or application for enrolling for Aadhaar will continue to be mandatory for opening new bank accounts. While the linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and PAN can be extended by an administrative order, the mandatory linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar would require an order from the top court as it was on its direction that mobile numbers were linked with Aadhaar.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:17

Earlier, Gandhi paid floral tributes in front of pictures of those who perished in the cyclone. Everybody must learn and try to improve the situation for the future. He also said it's time that fishermen also have their own ministry to expedite challenges quickly. The concerned officials will visit the houses of the victims and hand over the compensation, he said.Stating that steps were taken to provide compensation to those who lost their nets and fishing boats, he said new houses would be ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:04

After filing the affidavit, Additional Secretary of the Union Ministry of Law and Justice Reeta Vasishta informed the bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi that the scheme envisages constitution of the courts for a period one year for now. The existing law disqualifies politicians sentenced to a jail term of two years or more from contesting elections for six years from the date of release from prison.