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by | December 17, 2017 | 07:22

Theresa May , Communities Secretary Sajid Javid and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn were among the politicians accompanying more than 1,500 guests for the 11am service. The service took place today (December 14) at St Paul's Cathedral . "And we pledge that those we have lost will not be forgotten", he added. Special songs were sung and children scattered green hearts in memory of the 71 people who died.

by | December 17, 2017 | 07:14

Mr Shah was seated where former Union minister and now Vice President of the country and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu used to sit. The Winter Session of Parliament began today and Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day after paying tributes to three of its sitting members who passed away recently.

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:09

Australian police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Korea, the first charges ever brought in Australia over the sale of weapons of mass destruction.

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:12

Having her there inspires the younger dancers, and they have some words of wisdom as well. Lauren Allan, a University of New Hampshire (UNH) dance graduate who joined Ballet Misha two years ago, will be dancing the role of the Sugarplum Fairy with her partner Max Auger, another UNH dance graduate.

by | December 17, 2017 | 04:51

The woman who died is yet to be formally identified. At least 17 people have been taken to hospital to treat their injuries. Ambulance Victoria said 10 women and seven men aged between 20 and 69-years-old sustained soft tissue injuries, fractures and lacerations and were transported to a number of hospitals.

by | December 17, 2017 | 03:16

Theresa May is facing a growing rebellion over the government's attempt to enshrine the date of Britain's departure from the European Union in law. May was already back in Britain when the 27 other European Union leaders agreed that "sufficient progress" had been made in the initial Brexit talks covering divorce terms to proceed to other topics such as trade.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:37

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand turned over the cash President Donald Trump said she was "begging" for during her campaign to the country's largest anti-sexual violence organization. Obama and Bush both failed in many ways. While Bush and Obama weren't ideal, "the basic decency of each man was never in doubt", they argue, while "Donald Trump, the man ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:19

The US Department of Defence has spent millions of dollars investigating reports of unidentified flying objects , according to reports from The New York Times and Politico . Bigelow, who now works at NASA, was the one who convinced Reid to move forward with establishing a UFO investigation program, according to the New York Times .

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:01

Tillerson called on the two world powers with the closest economic ties to North Korea to increase pressure over the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs, and go beyond full implementation of U.N. We can talk about the weather if you want". Tillerson and Trump have appeared to clash before on North Korea, amid questions about the former ExxonMobil executive's future as top diplomat.

by | December 17, 2017 | 00:57

En route to his barnstorming double century in the third Ashes Test at the WACA , Smith became the only second batsman in the history of the format to amass over 1000 runs in a calendar year for the fourth successive year. Kohli, on the other hand, has scored six double hundreds in Tests and has notched them all up as captain. Another ex-England captain, Kevin Pietersen , was also scathing of England's bowling to Marsh, who was playing his first Test back in Australia whites.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:53

A report says that House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) is considering leaving Congress after much soul-searching in talks with his close friends. "There is certainly a school of thought that says 'leave on a high note.' And passage of tax reform would be a high note for a guy that's spent 18 years in Congress working on it", one GOP lawmaker close to Ryan told The Hill last month.

by | December 17, 2017 | 00:23

According to TMZ sources, Omarosa frequently disagreed with her boss Trump and his Chief of Staff about the way he handled news events. Rumors of Manigault Newman's departure have dogged her for months amid reports that Kelly has been eager to push her out in his quest to impose order on a dysfunctional and chaotic White House.

by | December 17, 2017 | 00:52

The "contacts" turned out to be "sunken fishing boats, rocky formations" and other random objects, the navy said. The sub disappeared in the South Atlantic November 15 with 44 crew members aboard and has not been located. Hopes of finding the submarine and its crew faded when the search passed 10 days, which was the amount of time the San Juan would have been able to sustain life if intact under water with its limited oxygen supply.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:11

Ullah entered the USA on an immigrant visa in 2011 that he was able to obtain through a relative, a naturalized US citizen who had won a visa through the lottery program, Tyler Houlton, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said on Twitter .

by | December 17, 2017 | 00:48

After a roughly two-month lull in testing, North Korea launched a missile into the Sea of Japan on Nov 29 that it said was a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile able to deliver a nuclear warhead to any target on the USA mainland.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:41

Judge Heher, in his report that was released in November, recommended that all undergraduate and postgraduate student fees should be funded through a model in which commercial banks would issue government-guaranteed loans to students that are payable upon their graduation.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:50

The extension for Aadhaar linking will also apply for state government schemes, the top court said. The Supreme Court on Friday extended deadlines for linking of Aadhaar with mobile services and opening of new bank accounts till 31 March 2018.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:58

Abu Thuraya, 29, was a regular at such demonstrations. Medics said two protesters, one of them wheelchair-bound, were killed and 150 wounded. He was regularly photographed at protests in Gaza waving a Palestinian flag from his wheelchair. A Palestinian medic who helped evacuate the man for treatment said the belt was fake. Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the state of Palestine, told the summit that Trump's Jerusalem move is against global law.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:05

The financial services provider reported $1.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.13. (NYSE: JPM ) has risen 33.74% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 14 by Oppenheimer. Jennison Associates LLC grew its stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 16.2% in the second quarter.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:25

The Yankees and starting pitcher CC Sabathia have agreed to a one-year, $10-million deal, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand . Just last week they acquired NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton, then shed salary by dumping Chase Headley's $13 million to the Padres, and now bringing Sabathia back on a discounted one-year deal.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:50

Bethany Lynn Stephens' father called 911 Thursday, at about 8pm when he went looking for his daughter off Manakin Road in Goochland, where she often walked her dogs. It is reported that the first traumatic injury the woman sustained was to the head area. "It appears she was taken to the ground, lost consciousness, and the dogs then mauled her to death".

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:18

About 2.83M shares traded or 23.37% up from the average. KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has risen 43.10% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Prologis has $72 highest and $41 lowest target. The average 1-year price target for HP Inc. Jefferies Group reissued a "hold" rating and set a $66.00 price target (up from $59.00) on shares of Prologis in a research report on Thursday, August 24th.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:40

The Seagulls were the first to come close after only 15 minutes when Murray rose highest inside the box to steer a header towards goal, but Nick Pope was there to make the save for Burnley . Chris Wood thought he had poked Sean Dyche's side into the lead from the second rebound, but was denied by the offside flag in what was an extremely close call that the New Zealand worldwide clearly disagreed with.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:28

Police Commissioner William B. Evans said non-residents can bring in guns, but only people who live here are eligible for gift cards, in an effort to make the greatest impact on Boston. Brendan Campbell, who is the medical director of pediatric trauma at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, said they are "proud to participate in this regional gun buyback initiative".

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:46

A Jones victory could mean trouble for Trump and his populist political base. He's been in the U.S. Senate since the Reagan administration - he was elected as a Democrat , then switched parties in 1994. But Trump endorsed Moore last week. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told attendees at an Alabama rally for GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday that "there's a special place in hell for Republicans who should know better".

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:10

The president defended the party's worth despite the challenges, saying it continues to stand for millions of people on the fringes of society. He is rejecting the party's "petty squabbles" that have distracted the ANC's work and says the challenges to inclusion are "killing our movement".

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:12

Under state law, Smith will hold Franken's seat until the 2018 election. Dayton offered high praise for Smith when he announced her selection in February of 2014. The State GOP was not enthused by Dayton's choice, blasting the appointment as politics as usual. Franken's replacement was chosen by Minnesota's Democratic governor, Mark Dayton - who is himself a former senator, Brian Bakst of Minnesota Public Radio reports .

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:00

Bloom offered to sell alleged victims' stories to TV outlets-and arrange compensation from donors for those who came forward with allegations against President Trump, The Hill reported Friday, citing documents, emails and text messages between Bloom and the women.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:22

The so-called Thomas Fire has destroyed more than 1,000 structures, including about 750 homes, in coastal communities in Southern California since erupting on December 4, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:56

Most individual changes would expire at the end of 2025 , meaning the old tax code rates and deductions would kick back in in 2026, unless Congress passes another law before then. For months, Trump has touted the bill as a middle-class tax cut. Increased from $1,000 per child to $2,000 of which $1,400 is refundable, meaning it would be paid to parents even if they do not owe income tax.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:05

The park opened for the season Saturday. May not be able to run it today. The beginner's slope and tubing area remained open. But in a later tweet , the resort added: "There has not been a collapse". "We apologize to anyone who was offended by our hashtag". Multiple fire departments, half a dozen ambulances and police have responded to an incident at Tussey Mountain Saturday morning near State College in central Pennsylvania, according to the Centre Daily Times .

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:45

This new Christmas tree plane, however, will eventually go on to form part of the Emirates commercial airline fleet. The design took nearly five and a half hours to create - luckily, there were no passengers on board the flight, which was a test of an aircraft destined to join Dubai carrier Emirates.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:21

But there was some good news as experts predicted the current snap wouldn't be as severe as others. Icy roads near Stalham. "Ice will be a hazard in places on Friday evening and Saturday morning", reads the warning on the Met Office website.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:59

The historic reforms were given royal assent on December 8, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September. " Australia's first legal same-sex marriage has just taken place". Jason Chapman added: "Relentless dedication from so many over the last fifty years have led us to enjoy this attractive moment of equality". They had already planned to marry at the British Consulate under United Kingdom law, but after the postal survey result they made a decision to ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:19

Asked about Tillerson's comments, Guterres said he would "not like to comment on expressions that sometimes might not translate exactly the thinking" of the administration. Some optimistic views labelled 75 days of silence as a positive signal. "They see North Korea as a thorn in our side - a problem for them, but the upside of North Korea is greater than the downside for them", Mr Graham said.