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by | December 16, 2017 | 19:05

Kurz's conservative Austrian People's Party finished first in the country's October 15 election. The agreement reached by Sebastian Kurz's People's Party (OeVP) and the FPOe sets Mr. Kurz has sought to head off potential criticism by offering assurances that his government will be pro-European. His office will take over some European departments from the Foreign Ministry to give him greater control over EU matters, a person close to the talks and a senior OVP official said.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:14

Imported mobile phones, TVs, closed circuit surveillance cameras and 10 more electronic items will attract higher import duty ranging from 10 to 20 per cent, following a decision by the Finance Ministry to "do it in public interest". With the increase in import duty, local manufacture would be about 20-25 per cent cheaper than imports. South Korean smartphone brand, Samsung is already assembling most of its smartphones which are being sold in India.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:38

A readout of the call between the two leaders released by the White House said instead the two discussed topics including North Korea and United States economics. "It's a real national security threat. But it can be put right", he said. Meanwhile, Twitter slammed Trump for making the call to Putin amid the ongoing probes and strained tensions with Russian Federation and thanking him for his praise.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:26

Tonight , cloud cover will increase from the southeast and temperatures will be chilly, just not as chilly as the previous night. Overnight lows dip to the lower to middle 30s. Once again today our weather is being influenced by an upper-level trough of low pressure to the west and southwest of Central Texas. Monday , temperatures will warm back to the mid to upper 60s with west winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:45

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. Speaking to the press in Tokyo on Thursday, the UN Secretary-General framed the plight of the two detained men "in relation to the dramatic violations of human rights that occurred in the country, and led to 600,000 people being forced to flee".

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:47

It closed at $53.63 lastly. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. It has underperformed by 58.40% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.09, from 1 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 52 investors sold HOG shares while 157 reduced holdings.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:01

Abdullah has denounced the Jerusalem announcement as "a violation of global rights". "We have made it clear that we will continue to respect the worldwide consensus on Jerusalem [al-Quds], as Europeans, including the relocation of our embassies until the final status of Jerusalem [al-Quds] is resolved through direct negotiations between the parties", she added.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:49

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres submitted a report to the U.N. Security Council concluding that the two missiles found in Saudi Arabia were of common origin. According to Saudi state news agency SPA, Saudi Arabia "welcomes the United Nations report" and said the worldwide community should "hold the Iranian regime accountable for hostile actions".

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:09

Mr Modi said the commissioning of the project is a significant milestone in the history of Mizoram. PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the new BJP Meghalaya unit office during his visit today. "You are aware of the attitude of the previous governments towards northeast". The Chief Minister of Meghalaya is a doctor but what is the state of the health sector in the state.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:09

The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till Monday following the opposition's relentless protests. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel on Friday said the current Winter Session of Parliament is not the only one which has been shortened or rescheduled.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:08

Donald Trump's least presidential moments so far. "We can't afford it, folks", Trump said , reaffirming his backing for Moore in next week's closely watched election. Doug has deep ties to Alabama and its racial history. Jones supporters have seized upon allegations from several women that the Republican, Roy Moore , pursued them as teenagers - one when she was 14 - while he was in his 30s.

by | December 16, 2017 | 14:40

The Secret Service said it had deactivated a pass granting her access to the White House complex, though White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Manigault Newman would be on staff through the administration's one-year mark. "I have to tell you, they are 100 percent false". Then Omarosa started talking. There are conflicting reports on whether she resigned or was sacked.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:13

Smith has been lieutenant governor of Minnesota since 2015 and before that served as Dayton's chief of staff . Smith's ascension was set in motion by Franken's decision last week to leave the U.S. The National Republican Senate Committee blasted the pick, calling Smith a "political operative committed to raising taxes". This is the record for women in the upper chamber, which Smith will increase upon taking office.

by | December 16, 2017 | 14:15

This morning, Labor candidate Kristina Keneally said she had been "energised" by the campaign and would continue fighting for every last vote until the polls close tonight. "People will be casting a judgment on the government, which I lead, of course", Mr Turnbull told Melbourne radio station 3AW. Asked whether he was feeling the pressure, Mr Alexander made a reference to his days as a professional tennis player, telling reporters: "I've had pressure before in big matches, I'm fine".

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:26

A NY state police officer pulled the vehicle over for a traffic stop and found the pair inside. Rian Rodriguez, 27, was released from the Onondaga County Justice Center Dec. Caitlyn Frisina (left) and Rian Rodriguez. "Her own statement was that she did most of the planning in this and that she pushed Rian to do that", Rodriguez's defense attorney said in court Friday.

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:29

But when he returned in the second half, he quickly became the second player in league history to post 1,000 yards from scrimmage in 12 consecutive seasons. Only Emmitt Smith (13) has more. Broncos: Play their road finale December 24 at Washington. The ground game had even less success, with Gore leading the way with 31 yards on 10 carries.

by | December 16, 2017 | 12:26

Palestinians maintain that Jerusalem will be the capital of their future state. Four Palestinians were killed and 367 others were injured during clashes with the Israeli forces Friday, December 15 according to the Health Ministry. We acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel's capital. Trump declared, however, that he would move the embassy and has recognised the city as Israel's capital.

by | December 16, 2017 | 12:38

The " War on Christmas " was born on "The O'Reilly Factor" more than a decade ago, when a guy named John Gibson declared, "Every time a supermarket checker or store clerk greets you with "Happy Holidays" instead of 'Merry Christmas, ' you have met another soldier in the War against Christmas".

by | December 16, 2017 | 12:14

Lsv Asset accumulated 58,000 shares. Bridgewater Associate Limited Partnership invested in 33,614 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Boeing Company now has $175.03B valuation. 248,448 are owned by Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $49.43 million activity.

by | December 16, 2017 | 11:32

In Mizoram , the Prime Minister will symbolically inaugurate the 60MW Tuirial hydro-electric project at Lammual ground here in the morning, address a public meeting, launch MyDoNER App and distribute cheques to three start-up entrepreneurs under DoNER's North East Venture Capital Fund before heading to Shillong.

by | December 16, 2017 | 11:40

Earlier, rumours did the rounds of the industry that Malaika Arora Khan and Arjun Kapoor have made a decision to part ways and move on in their lives. However, social media trolls who are always ready with their moral policing found Malaika's dress objectionable and termed it "too short". Karisma Kapoor was also a stunner in a Sachin and Babi polka dotted skirt and KNYA top.

by | December 16, 2017 | 11:28

He said they can not accept US's role in the peace process, adding that the United States will lose its credibility as a result of the Trump move. Addressing an emergency meeting of Muslim leaders in Turkey, Abbas said President Donald Trump was giving Jerusalem away as if it were an American city.

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:05

Ben Simmons , who played more minutes than anyone on the Sixers, and tied for the most in the game with Russell Westbrook , had an efficient night shooting, netting 6-of-10 with 12 points. Chris Paul led the Rockets to a statement 124-109 win over the Spurs by scoring 28 points on 5-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc with eight assists and seven steals.

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:40

A majority of the applicants - and 13 of the 18 winners - were US -based researchers. But there was no headline promise likely to reassure poor nations on the sharp end of climate change that they will be better able to cope. A total of 50 grants will be awarded lasting a minimum of three years and valued between €1 million and €1.5 million each. "You will now settle in, develop projects, enrich French, European research, because we've chose to give even bigger resources and to fully ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:07

North Korea accused the USA of being "terrified" of the alleged impending completion of its nuclear arsenal in a rare appearance at the UN Security Council on Friday. Tillerson has been the subject of months of speculation about his future in the administration, while his relationship with Trump has received much attention.

by | December 16, 2017 | 08:59

During their time together, McGinnis had two children before she turned 18, followed by seven more children throughout the years. The pair traveled throughout the US and Mexico, but according to the affidavit, would return to Oklahoma periodically to mail letters, so people would think they were still living in the state.

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:39

The state government has reportedly denied permission for the event following protests from a pro-Kannada group. The members of Yuva Sene threatened to mass commit suicide on December 31 if the event was not with held . We shouldn't be encouraging such people. They claimed Leone's presence would be against Kannada culture. The report further quoted him, "This is a family-type programme with Sunny dancing on a Kannada song, and I, being a Kannadiga, have kept the programme's standard based ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:04

During a church's Christmas pageant, a pre-school nativity scene took a turn. Midway through the song, young Teegan decided that she'd rather play with baby Jesus' likeness instead of congregating around his manger. "The little girl playing Mary is a middle child and a real stickler for the rules, and she knew that was not supposed to happen", she told NBC News.

by | December 16, 2017 | 08:21

The apex court is hearing a host of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On 30 October, the Supreme Court court referred all Aadhaar cases to a five-judge Constitution bench to be formed by the end of November.

by | December 16, 2017 | 08:28

JD (U) state president M P Veerendra Kumar on Wednesday said he would resign his Rajya Sabha membership within three days and will chalk out the party's future plans after holding discussions with Sharad Yadav ."We have not made a decision to form a new party or join any other parties".

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:46

Hop and Bouye, we've watched for several years in practice, so we know what that matchup is. "It's just the next game that's very important against a good team that the record doesn't show but we know what they're capable of, " Bouye said.

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:03

The stock had a trading volume of 4,163,473 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,150,455. About 220,725 shares traded. Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) has risen 53.38% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Corning Incorporated has a 52-week low of $18.88 and a 52-week high of $30.00. $945,178 worth of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) was sold by Musser Eric S.

by | December 16, 2017 | 08:14

Paul Manafort , former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump , departs after a bond hearing as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation investigation, at U.S. The assets can not be touched without a court order. Manafort is also required to stay away from public and private airports as well as train and bus stations.

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:00

Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking official arrested in Putin's 17 years in power. Ulyukayev, who became economic development minister in 2013, was arrested at Rosneft's headquarters previous year after being handed a bag containing $2m by Sechin, who had asked security forces to set up a sting.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:31

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on all Muslim countries to work together to protect the rights of Palestinians against the USA decision on Jerusalem. The announcement sparked strong condemnation from around the world, including Turkey, the European Union and the UN. Earlier, Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was criticized by the head of the Palestinian Autonomy, Mahmoud Abbas.