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by | December 27, 2017 | 19:58

The United States has led an worldwide coalition conducting air strikes against Islamic State since 2014 when the group swept across a third of Iraq. After a year in which US -backed forces drove ISIS militants from strongholds in Iraq and Syria, experts warn that the terrorist group will remain a threat in 2018 as what some call a "virtual caliphate", NBC News reported.

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:41

Mnangagwa took over power last month after former President Robert Mugabe resigned following a revolt against his rule by the military which was backed by Zanu PF. The takeover which the army said was targeting Mugabe's corrupt allies came days after the 93-year-old leader had fired then deputy Mnangagwa who had strong military ties and was widely tipped as the likely successor.

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:31

The coalition wants the territory to be added to the "Ozone Transport Region", which requires stricter pollution controls. Congress created the Ozone Transport Region to help states address pervasive smog problems in the northeastern U.S.

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:38

Frequent and increased Chinese military drills pose an "enormous threat" to Taiwan's security, Taipei warned yesterday in an annual defence review that starkly highlighted rising cross-strait tensions. Last week, China carried out drills with fighter jets close to Taiwan for three consecutive days. China's growing economic, political and diplomatic power means it is achieving an "overwhelming advantage" in bringing self-ruled Taiwan to heel, and time is on China's side, a senior official ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:05

The movement behind the pressure on Lorde is known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS and says it is inspired by the campaign that targeted South Africa's apartheid regime and is seeking an end to Israel's occupation of the West Bank.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:50

More than 340,000 people have been killed and millions have been driven from their homes since Syria's conflict erupted with anti-government protests in 2011. Turkey will work toward worldwide recognition of the Palestinian state and seek the support of the European Union, he said. He said he will encourage Turkish businesspeople to invest in Tunisia.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:52

Navalny, who leads the anti-corruption Progress Party, said he would appeal the decision before Russia's constitutional court, adding that he was nonetheless "aware that the court is part of the same system". If victorious, Putin will be in office until 2024, for a combined 20 years as president since 2000, not including his two terms as Russia's prime minister.

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:05

McCabe, whom Trump called a "Clinton puppet", allegedly pushed the FBI to weaken its investigation into former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton . I would like to see the directors of those agencies purge it", said Rooney. "Language like that, congressman?" Rooney said he doesn't discredit the Special Counsel, but does believe Robert Mueller should reassign agents on his team with known bias against the president.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:59

Authorities also are anxious that Russians could compromise national security by infiltrating the FBI's computer systems, BuzzFeed reports . The report is contextualized with references to the cyberattacks that targeted top Democrats during the 2016 election - which U.S.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:55

Under the MCOCA, an accused can not obtain bail easily. Their previous bonds and sureties will continue. New charges will be framed against them under the IPC and section 18 (conspiracy) of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). The blast took place by an improvised explosive device (IED) fitted upon an LML Freedom motorcycle. Twelve people were arrested in the case, including Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:57

The poll results show a loss of support for Merkel in recent months while she has struggled to form a new government since the election: In a poll in October, 36 percent had supported the idea of Merkel leaving office early, while 44 percent hoped she would serve the full term.

by | December 27, 2017 | 17:45

Friday and Saturday will be sunny, with highs in the mid 40s and lows in the 20s. There is a chance of snow showers Thursday night through Saturday . He says what we're experiencing is fairly normal for this time of year. Sub-zero temperatures are risky for both people and their pets. As those winds descend to the plains they will help to warm the air, Kriederman said.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:05

Over the weekend, the Lucas County Prosecutor's Office raised the charges against the teens - who range in age from 13 to 14 - to include murder, felony vehicular vandalism and misdemeanor vehicular vandalism. He was engaged and had a 1-year-old son, according to the paper. Byrd was sitting in the passenger seat, and the driver wasn't seriously injured. Meanwhile, in MI, five other teens face life in prison after throwing rocks off an overpass near Flint, which hit a vehicle and killed a ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:07

Jennifer Fritz donated $10,000 on gofundme to Cesar Fernandez-Chavez after his Chelsea apartment was destroyed by a Christmas Day fire. A fire broke out in the apartment next door because of unattended candles, and spread to their unit. He lost all of his possessions in the blaze, but managed to salvage his passport out of a drawer in case he needs to head home to his native Peru. Fernandez-Chavez said he lost everything but the clothes on his back: A Christmas sweater, a light blue jacket, ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 17:37

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has risen 58.64% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.19% the S&P500. Denali Advisors Llc increased Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC) stake by 83,600 shares to 208,700 valued at $7.86 million in 2017Q3.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:35

The stock increased 4.97% or $0.425 during the last trading session, reaching $8.975. About 183,802 shares traded. More notable recent Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of CLMT in report on Friday, March 24 to "Underperform" rating. Covington, a California-based fund reported 3,378 shares.

by | December 27, 2017 | 19:03

Senzee. The wreck happened just before 10:15 p.m. Officials say a 2005 Toyota Pickup, driven by Luis Guitierrez-Loera was attempting to pass another vehicle when he lost control and went end over end. Lisa Luft was wearing a seat belt. Four people are dead after a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in eastern Kansas. Multiple families had to be notified so the names haven't been released yet.

by | December 27, 2017 | 17:16

After $2.46 actual EPS reported by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.44 % negative EPS growth. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, August 17. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $18500 target in Thursday, July 13 report.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:01

Police said Marquise Byrd, of Warren, was a passenger in the front seat of his friend's vehicle on December 19 when a sandbag went through the windshield. No one was injured there, Olender said. The teens appeared in juvenile court December 20 on felonious assault charges, but the charges were upped to include murder on Tuesday in the wake of Byrd's death, according to police.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:13

Fine Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Scientific Games Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.49 billion market cap company. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 136,542 shares in the company, valued at $7,001,873.76. It also increased its holding in Deutsche Bk Contgnt Cap Tr Itr (NYSE:DTK) by 17,456 shares in the quarter, for a total of 41,336 shares, and has risen its stake in Smucker J M Co Com New (NYSE:SJM).

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:26

Logan Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Middleby Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.43 billion market cap company. As per Friday, November 17, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Outperform".

by | December 27, 2017 | 17:46

Both sides spent days hammering out the lists of prisoners. Buses and other vehicles carrying the prisoners assembled at the Mayorsk checkpoint near the city of Horlivka in Donetsk for the swap. The Orthodox Patriarch had previously met the leaders of the eastern Ukrainian separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, Alexandr Zakharchenko and Leonid Pasechnik, respectively.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:01

With no official update yet from CSBC, the exam conducting body, the exact date for Bihar Police result 2017 is still uncertain. Around 11 lakh candidates have registered and appeared for the Bihar Constable Examination. As per The Statesman, the result will be announced at on December 27. Thousands of students will load the official website to get through the result as a result of which the website might get down.

by | December 27, 2017 | 17:50

Russian General Staff Chief Army General Valery Gerasimov has unveiled plans for the Russian naval group in eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea after the end of the military operation in Syria. "Gerasimov also said that around 60-70 Russian drones are carrying our reconnaissance flights in Syria every day". Their task is to destabilise the situation'.

by | December 27, 2017 | 16:40

With 2019 Assembly and general elections drawing closer, Patnaik's message was clear to his partymen. According to the CM, any news of MPs, MLAs and sarpanchs doing well gives him vast pleasure. BJD spokesperson Prasant Nanda said: "It seems that the BJP is scared of the BJD's growing popularity". Addressing the function, senior leaders of the party, however, lashed out at the Centre for ignoring the State's demands.

by | December 27, 2017 | 17:02

The Prime Minister was returning from oath taking ceremony of the new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh. The Indian premier stepped out of his vehicle amid loud shouts of "Bharat mata ki jai" and "Modiji ko jai Shri Ram!" even as eager crowds jostled for a closer look at him.

by | December 27, 2017 | 16:26

M M Hassan has said that it's the lack of basic facilities to adopt emergency measures in the coastal areas at the event of natural disasters like Tsunami that increased the impact of the Ockhi cyclone. A total of 74 persons have been killed and according to the Latin Diocese, more than 250 continued to remain missing. After visiting the areas affected by the cyclone, the team would return here on December 29 and would hold another round of discussions with state government officials.

by | December 27, 2017 | 16:57

John Grappy, Erie County's director of Public Safety, said that the disaster declaration allows the county to coordinate resources, including the deployment of Humvees from the Pennsylvania National Guard to assist with snow emergencies, particularly on secondary roads.

by | December 27, 2017 | 16:07

A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain and snow across Wales starting on Boxing Day. Scotland's seen temperatures plummet to minus 8 in some areas. Previously, a professional meteorologist had to observe a single flake of snow on the roof of the London Weather Centre but the Met Office has since broadened its criteria to include other parts of the country.

by | December 27, 2017 | 16:06

Another trade for 3,700 shares valued at $359,085 was made by Simpson Shelley on Friday, August 18. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services to a range of customers and consumers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico.

by | December 27, 2017 | 16:03

Moscow has called for talks between North Korea and the United States, warning of a "risk of uncontrolled escalation". North Korean allies China and Russian Federation joined the USA for the third time this year in passing even more stringent measures to punish Kim Jong Un over his pursuit of nuclear weapons.

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:36

The journalists, U Wa Lone, 31, and U Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were arrested while reporting on Rakhine State, where Myanmar's military has taken part in a campaign of killings, rape and arson that has sent more than 655,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing into Bangladesh.

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:31

In a statement given in the Rajya Sabha , leader of the house Arun Jaitley said: "PM in his (Gujarat election) speeches didn't question, nor meant to question the commitment to this nation of either former PM Manmohan Singh or Former VP Hamid Ansari".

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:50

Buildings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , on December 18, 2017. Yemen's Houthi fighters have fired a ballistic missile targeting one of the royal palaces, where Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was supposed to be present, located in a residential locality in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:23

The Zenit-3SLBF launch vehicle developed and produced in Ukraine has successfully put Angolan communications satellite Angosat into near-earth orbit, the Dnipro-based state-run Pivdenne (Yuzhnoye) Design Bureau's information center reported on Wednesday.