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by | December 18, 2017 | 15:51

Congressional and FBI investigations are under way into links between the Kremlin and Mr Trump's campaign. That shows investors' confidence in the American economy. "Look at the markets, how they've risen", Putin said, according to Bloomberg. Russian Federation has responded in return, requesting the US government-funded Voice of America and the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to register as foreign agents.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:37

Quoting sources ARY News reported that a NAB legal team will prepare and file the review petition after plugging loopholes and lacunae pointed out by the judges in its earlier plea to ensure that the fresh appeal does not suffer the same fate.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:10

The years of fighting have spawned what the United Nations calls one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving assistance. "WFP extends its condolences to the bereaved families", he added. But journalists in Maiduguri, quoting unnamed sources, are also reporting that three other persons were abducted by the gunmen who drove the food trucks to an unknown destination.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:00

The new coalition was agreed on Friday by the conservative People's Party (OeVP) of Sebastian Kurz and the Freedom Party (FPOe), pledging to stop illegal immigration , cut taxes and resist European Union centralization. But Kurz said that during Austria's presidency of the European Union, set for the second half of 2018, Vienna would press for Brussels to have less say in areas that he believes should be up to member states.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:11

Switzerland will open world’s steepest funicular rail line on Friday at one of its Alpine resorts. The President set aside her fear of heights, taking the maiden voyage along with other distinguished passengers. Spokesperson Ivan Steiner told CNN, "After 14 years of planning and building, everyone is very proud of this train". Alternatives turned out to be impractical, and rebuilding the already existing line would have cut off Stoos for at least two years.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:50

It was learned that the stampede took place in Chittagong's Rima Community Centre. The incident happened at the entrance of the two-storey building.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:11

A television sports producer has admitted sex offences after he was confronted by so-called paedophile hunters when he travelled to the United Kingdom to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl. Creaven appeared in Leeds Crown Court wearing a white shirt and black pants. He has been remanded on his own bail to appear back in court in Leeds on February 12th next year, when he will be sentenced.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:10

SEOUL-South Korea said it scrambled warplanes after five Chinese military aircraft flew into airspace claimed by Seoul, in an apparent provocation days after the two countries' leaders held a summit meeting in Beijing meant to reset troubled relations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:14

The New York-based rights group said buildings were destroyed in 40 villages in northern Rakhine state in October and November, increasing the total to 354 villages that have been partially or completely destroyed since Aug 25. Speaking while on a visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh - where a number of Rohingya have fled - Dutton said everyone he had spoken to had seen or known someone who had family killed.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:49

Scout Investments Inc acquired 92,106 shares as Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)'s stock rose 9.17%. It has underperformed by 4.13% the S&P500. Angelo Gordon & Company Lp decreased T Mobile Us Inc stake by 600,000 shares to 260,000 valued at $25.62 million in 2017Q2.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:08

The latest admission to this school is Tiger Shroff. The rest of the cast is yet to be finalised. While Alia appeared with both the boys in different movies , Sid and Varun didn't star in any movie together. We totally second that and also, fingers crossed! All credit goes to the songs and the look of the film. He has proved his mettle with every film that he has taken on and played a range of characters - from the dark and intense Raghu in Badlapur to the sweet and naive Humpty in ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:38

Former Monaghan player Ciaran "Nudie" Hughes led a sleep-out in Times Squad New York, another was held in Boston , and a former player, who chose to remain anonymous, also did it alone in Quebec in Canada in freezing temperatures. Locations included Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick , Belfast , Portlaoise , Naas, Sligo, Wexford and Carlow. The Carlow women's football team and Laois hurlers also participated as squads.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:39

When the court decided the verdict in the last hearing, the PEMRA's counsel requested for more time but this request was rejected by LHC. The court gave verdict today on plea of common citizen Munir Ahmad. In the petition, Ahmad declared that Alam was taking Rs1.5 million salary per month. He had informed the court that the maximum salary for MP-I scale is Rs450,000.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:33

The national security adviser said that India has constantly been threatening Pakistan of conventional war. The adviser said there is still a long way to go as the Taliban in Afghanistan are becoming stronger and India is accumulating more and more weapons.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:06

Tuesday should be partly sunny with a high in the low 50s, but winds will once again make it feel colder, between 30 and 40 degrees, the weather service said. Some lake-effect snow could develop behind the front, forecasters said, however, it could be tempered by a lack of available moisture and atmospheric conditions to fuel them.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:25

Transgender community claimed the bill has "draconian, violative and regressive provisions". Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D Raja and All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) secretary Kavita Krishnan joined the protests and pledged their support, as did members of several student organisations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:56

EST, according to a report in NBC New York . Police said the four people who were killed were a 40-year-old woman, an 11-year-old boy, a 7-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. Refresh the page for the latest updates. The fire swept through the building, causing much damage. The FDNY said firefighters found fire on the second floor and attic of the home when they arrived on scene.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:36

President Donald Trump was set to label China a "strategic competitor" of the United States and pledge to advance his "America First" policy in a new national security strategy to be unveiled Monday, according to senior administration officials.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:28

On Saturday night, Venezuelas state-run PDVSA oil giant announced that it signed energy and gas agreements with Rosneft, after which the president of the Russian firm, Igor Sechin, met with Maduro and his petroleum minister, Manuel Quevado.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:03

Christian Beasley, a 32-year-old American man, is believed to have escaped on Monday from the overcrowded and understaffed Kerobokan prison on the resort island of Bali. It was not clear how much jail time he was likely to get. The notoriously overcrowded prison is also where some of the so-called Bali Nine are held, a group of Australians convicted of drug-smuggling.

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:08

The concession would still write the date into law but with the option to postpone it if negotiations with Brussels look set to take longer than expected. He said: "They have to realise there won't be any cherry picking". In an apparent indication of the efforts to find a compromise, Tory Chief Whip Julian Smith sent a cryptic tweet of an image of a telephone with a reference to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding and the message "great news and great example - agreeing the date ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:35

She said she makes "no secret of wanting to move on to the next phase and approach it with ambition and creativity". The prime minister said it was important to work out the exact terms of an implementation period, created to soften the effects of Brexit after the March 2019 leave date, "as soon as provide invaluable certainty for employers".

by | December 18, 2017 | 13:17

Ambulances were dispatched to the location. The attackers were hiding in the structure close to the training center of the National Directorate of Security in Afshar area and were targeting the center, eyewitnesses said. Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:33

The city-state's key exports rose 20.5% on-year in October after surprising analysts with a 1.1% drop in September. On a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, Nodx rose by 8.7 per cent in November, cooling off slightly from the previous month's 12.3 per cent growth.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:35

The call offered fresh evidence that Trump will continue to work with Putin, despite potential political liabilities. Earlier this week, the U.S. said it was prepared to talk directly with Pyongyang "without preconditions ". " North Korea must earn its way back to the table", Tillerson told the United Nations council. "We very much hope that the USA will be able to help resolve the crisis on the Korean peninsula", Nebenzya said, directly addressing Tillerson.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:42

His time beats the previous world record, held by fellow Frenchman Thomas Colville, by more than six days. The organizers, tracking his journey by satellite, tweeted that 34-year-old Gabart reached the finish line near Ouessant island off France's western coast on his trimaran called "Macif" before dawn Sunday.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:38

Quoting chief engineer Wang Wei's statement, the team aims to conduct another long-distance test flight in January and at least 1,000 more tests will be done. The first C919 made its maiden flight in May. COMAC is aiming to obtain certification for the plane from Chinese regulators as well as Europe's aviation safety regulator, which agreed in April to start the certification process.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:33

Since China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the incident is "under investigation", I hope that the truth will come out and that appropriate measures will be taken, but it's a shame that this incident has seriously damaged efforts to restore South Korea-China relations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 12:25

Johns Avenue, between Andrews and Powers Street, Saturday morning. They seized more than $4,500 in cash, as well as 21.5 ounces of meth, which has a value of $21,500. A 30-year-old woman who has not been named also faces charges of possession for the goal of trafficking and possessing the proceeds of property obtained through a crime.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:33

The woman being pulled from the shaft. Using a drone to search for her, police from Castlereagh Local Area Command located the woman at the base of an eight-metre mine shaft about 10.20am yesterday. She was given water and taken to hospital in a stable condition. Concerns for the woman's welfare increased as the temperatures in the region exceeded 40 degrees over the weekend.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:46

On Thursday Washington demanded Venezuela respect for the life of U.S. citizen Joshua Holt, a Mormon arrested in Caracas accused of conspiring against the government of Nicolás Maduro, in a new call for his 'immediate release on humanitarian grounds.' 17 months ago the subject was arrested in Venezuela and weapons and ammunition were seized, authorities said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:40

The launch marks the first successful launch at the SpaceX launch pad in Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida since one of the company's rockets exploded during refueling previous year. First of all, the first stage of the Falcon 9 and the Dragon capsule had both been to space before. SpaceX says it needs more time for checks. By recycling this most expensive part of the launcher, the boss of SpaceX Elon Musk intends to reduce launch costs and ultimately make space travel more ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:01

Kuczynski, a former World Bank official, denies having a managerial role in his company and has promised to produce his financial records. The threat comes a day after evidence emerged that as a Cabinet minister in a previous government Kuczynski's consulting business received payments of $782,000 from consortiums led by Odebrecht.

by | December 18, 2017 | 10:36

When deputies arrived, they found 51-year-old Rhiannon Layendecker in the bed of her own truck wrapped in a blanket. Based on the recorded 911 call, Winkler's statements to Sarasota County detectives, and evidence found in Englewood and Charlotte County, Winkler was charged with second-degree murder and tampering with evidence, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:54

The pair then walked through the station to get near the man and punched him in the head. The blow knocked the man to the ground near the edge of the platform, cops said. He was treated by emergency personnel and brought to a hospital. Police are actively searching for the assailants. Authorities said they are on a manhunt to apprehend the two individuals and ask anyone with information to contact the NYPD at 1- 800-577-TIPS (8477).