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by | April 20, 2017 | 21:07

After questions being raised on how the government will keep a track if people are driving under the influence of marijuana, the government has indicated that it will allow the police to test people's saliva to know whether the driver is driving under the influence of marijuana.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:06

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves before leaving for Japan, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Pence said at a joint news conference with Jokowi that the USA wants to strengthen its strategic partnership with Indonesia.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:05

As with North Korea, Tillerson said, the Trump administration was unwilling to be patient with Iran, ticking through a list of countries where he said Iran was supporting terrorism and violence. Should the U.S. break the terms of the agreement, it would upset the other partners of the deal, which was signed in July 2015 - and Iran could consider the move a green light to restart its nuclear activity.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:03

Scott Pruitt walked out of a news conference without taking questions after he and other elected officials discussed their visit to a Superfund cleanup site at a lead-contaminated public-housing complex. The school was closed in 2016 due to high levels of lead on school grounds and is located near the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, which is scheduled for demolition.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:01

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown to be the United States ambassador to New Zealand. Brown, a moderate Republican and a Fox News contributor, burst onto the national stage in 2010 when he won the special election to fill Ted Kennedy's Massachusetts Senate seat after Kennedy's death.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:56

Inciarte had been off to a slow start in 2017, but has turned it on in his past two games, going 4 for 8 with three homers and five RBIs. Give me San Diego for the win. The Braves' most distinguished fans, former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, attended the game. Inciarte gave Atlanta some breathing room in the sixth with a two-run shot to right.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:55

Monaco and Borussia Dortmund will contest the other quarter-final tie but Marcelo holds no fear as Real chase down a third Champions League title in four seasons. Atletico have had a great run in the Champions League so far this year, finishing first in the group which also included Bayern Munich, beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on aggregate and knocked out the hard Leicester with a 2-1 aggregate score, including a 1-0 win at home.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:51

President Donald Trump, who has taken an aggressive tone against Pyongyang. Meanwhile, Vice President Pence is traveling to South Korea this weekend. North and South Korea are technically still at war because their 1950-1953 conflict ended in a truce, not a treaty. "We will see what happens!" A USA military official, who requested anonymity to discuss planning, said the United States doesn't intend to use military force against North Korea in response to either a nuclear test or a missile ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:43

CARACAS, Venezuela - Two people were shot dead as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities Wednesday, battling security forces in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:43

Eighty kilometres away at the Union Buildings in Pretoria , parts of a 35 000-strong largely Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) crowd sang "Happy birthday Zuma" as they crowded around a burning coffin with "Zuma" written on it. The opposition has called for a no-confidence vote against Zuma in parliament on April 18. "Things may pick up once Zuma is gone or once we know who his replacement is going to be because markets are very good at dealing with poor situations if they are stable ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:42

Speaking at a pro-government rally in the capital, Caracas , on Wednesday, Maduro called opposition leader Julio Borges a "coward", as quoted by The Washington Post, but also said that all the sectors of the opposition who were willing to engage in dialogue were invited to do so.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:42

He added that his company has "no way to monitor and approve the use of the trucks by North Korea". "We appreciate the challenging time in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocation across the Sea of Japan", Pence said in Tokyo before a lunch with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:42

The MP criticised the leader last week after Labour lost a Middlesbrough council seat to the Tories on a by-election swing of 8%. But in order to do so he will have to defy opinion polls which have put his party a clear distance behind the Tories, and secure more seats than Ed Miliband managed in 2015.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:36

And Mara, what did you make of last night's result? President Trump is weighing in on the 6th Congressional District race. The private and public polls showed that he was in the low-40s, but he cracked 48 percent. "Karen Handel, living the high life", the commercial ends. LIASSON: She was the secretary of state of Georgia. She has statewide name I.D. She has run twice for other statewide offices unsuccessfully in Republican primaries for governor and Senate.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:34

In a Sunday statement , the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights said an airstrike targeted a house in Al-Yarmouk district in western Mosul on April 10. " Mosul has pushed us to our operational limits", Grande said. Federal Police forces moved 200 metres (yards) deeper into the Old City, getting closer to al-Nuri mosque, a statement said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:32

Assad has denied his government was behind last week's chemical weapons attack that killed more than 80 people. Tillerson insisting - Syrian leader Bashar Al- Assad's days are numbered. Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Massachusetts, and Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, are circulating a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, which has not yet been released publicly, calling for the House to debate a war authorization when Congress returns from its two-week recess later this month.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:30

So far, these BJP leaders were being tried for making inflammatory speeches that allegedly instigated a mob to pull down the Babri mosque in Ayodhya in 1992. Allowing the CBI appeal with certain directions, the bench asked the trial court to proceed expeditiously in the case without granting unnecessary adjournments in the trial proceeding.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:24

Trump's handling of the crisis on the Korean peninsular is a variant on that theme. "When we requested to restore the agreed language that was of political importance and expressed commitment to continue to work on the draft. The 1950-53 conflict between North, South Korea ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. North Korea depends on China for some 90 percent of its crude oil supply.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:24

The leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, won 14 percent, pollster YouGov said. She came to power when the previous Prime Minister David Cameron stepped down after the Brexit vote a year ago. May has been insisting until days ago that she had no intention of calling an early election. Rachel Sylvester , a columnist for The Times newspaper, said the Liberal Democrat threat was being taken more seriously than Labour by the government.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:20

In an interview with BBC on Tuesday, North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol said, "If the United States is reckless enough to use military means it would mean from that very day, an-all-out-war". mainland. Abe said that it was a "matter of paramount importance for us to seek diplomatic efforts as well peaceable settlements of the issue". U.S.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:18

According to South Korean defense ministry officials, the plane was deployed from a US base in Okinawa to verify rumors that North Korea was going to conduct its sixth nuclear test the same day, though the rumors didn't hold up in the end. Notably, it's popular with both men and women. Whether volleyball games have continued at the site since Sunday is unclear, though 38 North says it plans to release more up-to-date satellite imagery this week.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:15

He also said the U.S. will honor its alliance with Pacific Rim nations to protect freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea - most of which Beijing lays claim to, despite conflicting claims from other Asian nations. Official data from Indonesia's trade ministry puts total trade between the two countries at US$23.83 billion in 2016, with Indonesia recording a surplus of US$8.65 billion.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:11

Almost 48 hours after the shooting death of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, on Easter Sunday, two of his daughters and the killer's ex-girlfriend met for the first time. "He didn't wait for his fries", said Thomas DuCharme Jr., the restaurant's owner and operator. The chilling clip was posted on Facebook and remained there for three hours before it was eventually removed, sparking criticism of the social media platform.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:09

He said the Foundation had obtained all necessary permissions, including from the green panel, and the event could have been stopped in the beginning itself if the Yamuna was so "fragile and pure". "From permanent damage to 10yrs & appointing themselves to restore the place". Earlier this month, the NGT-appointed Committee of Experts held the AOL foundation responsible for destroying the entire Yamuna floodplain and told the green panel that the rehabilitation of Yamuna floodplains destroyed ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:08

It comes after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington is looking to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear program. "Short of launching a shock and awe campaign which would be overwhelming in its breadth and scale there's not a lot else the USA and its allies can do other than tighten the constrictor grip on the North", said Alex Neill, a senior fellow at the Shangri-La Dialogue.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:02

At a news conference at the United Nations on Monday, North Korea's permanent representative Ambassador Kim In-ryong, condemned the USA missile strikes in Syria, which targeted an air base after a suspected chemical attack by the government.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:56

The stakes for investors are high, with two anti-EU, anti euro candidates among the four. Fillon had improved to 19.5 per cent while Melenchon had reached 19 per cent, narrowing the gap with the frontrunners . "Macron represents the continuation of Francois Holland's five-year rule, which means no change", Fillon, The Republicans nominee, said on the RTL radio station.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:56

Ronald Reagan at the US naval base in Yokosuka . President Trump meets with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, 3 p.m., with news conference timing to be announced. During his trip, the Vice President emphasized President Trump's continued commitment to USA alliances and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region, highlighted the Administration's economic agenda, and underscored America's support for our troops at home and overseas.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:53

Erdogan and his supporters argue the changes brought by the referendum are necessary to ensure security as it continues to battle the Kurdish fighters. Similar queues were also reported in front of an election board office in Istanbul . According to observers from the OSCE and human rights body the Council of Europe, the procedures used in the referendum campaign and during the vote in Turkey did not meet worldwide standards.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:50

The House version of a bill to draw money from Permanent Fund earnings would likely survive a legal challenge, according to the Legislature's top legal adviser. They'll have to iron out their differences before sending the measure on to Governor Bill Haslam. "If it doesn't, the bill dies", Bissonette said. The bill by Chris Paddie, a Republican from Marshall, brings ride-hailing companies under Texas regulators' control while requiring them to pay state fees.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:50

Meanwhile, Scottish National Party (SNP) leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had strong words for PM May, calling the elections an " attempt to crush the parliamentary opposition that she faces ". "That is what our plans for Brexit and our plan for Britain will deliver, and that is what the Conservative Party will be offering at this election. That is the difference between Labour and the Tories".

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:49

North Korea watchers said they had observed unusual activity at the reclusive country's nuclear test site - workers playing volleyball. Although the planes returned empty-handed this time, many experts, including South Korea's own foreign ministry, have long believed there is a high possibility the regime could conduct its sixth nuclear test in April.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:45

The Pakistani military on Monday said that Indian "spy" Kulbhushan Jadhav, arrested in Balochistan in March 2016 , had been sentenced to death. Jadhav an on-duty officer for the Indian Navy confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement televised by the ISPR a year ago following his arrest.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:45

Security had been beefed up in all these airports following the threat. "As he was facing financial problems, he hatched this plan to make her believe that flights have been cancelled because of high alert at the airports". "However, the cafe had CCTV cameras", said Reddy. A special meeting of the Airport Passenger Service Charge (APSC) was convened at the Mumbai Airport where the contents of the e-mail were read out to all the members.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:43

The declaration came when the regime pledged to destroy its weapons cache to prevent USA strikes in retaliation of a Syrian chemical attack on Damascus in August 2013, widely believed to have been carried out by Assad's forces, though the regime denies responsibility.