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by | December 30, 2017 | 20:36

The fire has broken out on the 9th floor of the high rise in the trendy Northern Quarter of Manchester city centre. Police and firefighters have cleared a large area around the residential building, with 12 fire engines on the scene.

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:27

The Army Corps of Engineers says it could be May 2018 before all power is restored on the Island. Its director, Ricardo Ramos, resigned in November amid scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana company to rebuild the electric grid.

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:27

Six people have died this season, so far, including Min Bahadur Sherchan, who at 85 was trying to relclaim his title as the oldest person in the world to reach the mountain's peak. The cabinet also endorsed a ban on double amputee and blind climbers, although Everest has drawn multitudes of mountaineers wanting to overcome their disabilities and achieve the formidable feat.

by | December 30, 2017 | 19:53

It may be recalled that the central government, on October 24 had unveiled a Rs 2. The amount has been kept as share application money by Dena Bank and would be issued after necessary approval/permissions. "1,800 crore in one or more tranche". The PSB said that it might issue and allot equity shares of the face value of Rs 10 each to the "President of India (Government of India) on preferential basis subject to approval of Reserve Bank of India, shareholders and other statutory ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 18:27

In his first visit after ensuring his party's victory in his home state, Shah will arrive in the city on New Year's Eve to review the poll preparations and the strategy devised to wrest power from the Congress . He will also chair meetings with the state's core group leaders, district presidents of the party and in-charges among others. As per the schedule, Amit Shah will also visit the West Garo Hills in the state to hold an election rally and to address the populace of the state to ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:52

By dinner time Saturday evening, snow will be increasing in coverage for the Cape and the Islands where snowfall accumulations are expected to be the highest. Between 2-4 inches of snow is expected for coastal Southeastern Massachusetts and the Cape and Islands, with up to five inches possible for the Outer Cape, 1-2 inches for coastal Rhode Island and CT, while a dusting to an inch is expected elsewhere along and south of the Mass Pike.

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:40

Erica Garner's mother, Esaw, told the Daily News the heart attack was brought on by an asthma attack Christmas Eve. Eric Garner was killed on July 17, 2014, after he was confronted by police for allegedly trying to sell "loosie" cigarettes.

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:30

On Wednesday, Navalny announced that a slew of rallies would be held across Russian Federation on January 28 to promote an "electoral strike" to protest the Central Election Commission's decision to bar him from the race. "Voter's strike. We do not recognize elections without competition", he said. The CEC took steps toward registering several other candidates on December 29, including Pavel Grudinin of the Communist Party, journalist Yekaterina Gordon of the Party of Good Deeds, and Sergei ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:34

Last year's winners of the Montana Millionaire grand prize were Dan and Marcia Thompson; their million-dollar ticket was sold in Great Falls at Kernaghan's Pik & Pump at 8th Avenue North and 15th Street (story). Lottery officials say the winning number, drawn Friday morning, was 024279. Montana Lottery Communication director Jennifer McKee says that this is always an exciting day because this program was created to make a Montanan a millionaire.

by | December 30, 2017 | 18:44

Todo, lo compramos. Pero teníamos que importar y así di la orden y firmé los pagos. Las autoridades guardan por el momento silencio sobre las movilizaciones, mientras la oposición señaló que las protestas continuaron en la mañana del jueves con bloqueos de calles y avenidas, donde se escucharon gritos de "tenemos hambre".

by | December 30, 2017 | 18:08

The Texas Department of Transportation trucks were out in the Killeen area Friday pretreating bridges and overpasses with a salt/brine solution to prevent ice build-up, according to Ken Roberts, TxDOT spokesman. Pets and plants should be brought indoors as the temperatures drop. More locations should climb above freezing Wednesday afternoon. Icy roadways are more uncertain, but definitely possible in DFW and to the north and west on Sunday .

by | December 30, 2017 | 16:46

Homeowners have reached out to some Detroit-area tax collection offices, hoping for one last chance to take advantage of the major tax deduction before it is wiped out in the new year. Tax offices were accepting prepayments at the 2017 rate because 2018 assessments have not been completed. Fairfax County in Virginia, for example, collected almost $16 million in tax prepayments on Tuesday, according to The Washington Post .

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:50

People of Iran place no value on the opportunistic claims made by the USA officials and Trump, the spokesperson added, saying Iranians observe how Trump is actively involved in the violation of rights of Palestinians, Yemenis and Bahrainis and also keep in mind that the Trump administration has imposed hostile restrictions on Iranian people, has banned many from entering the U.S.

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:29

The deal, reportedly worth about $2.5 billion, has caused concern in the West because Turkey is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the antiaircraft weapon systems can not be integrated into the alliance's defenses. The S-400 deal has caused concern in the West because Turkey is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the system can not be integrated into NATO's military architecture.

by | December 30, 2017 | 16:17

Police sources said that around 30 years of age Abdul Raheem, who was also a drug addict, had been holding his family hostage since last night. The CPO confirmed gunshot injury to a policeman, besides a family member. As the police entered the house, Rahim opened fired at them and was injured as a result of police's counter firing. "Other members of the family are safe, although one aged woman lost consciousness because of the tear gas; she along with Rahim have been shifted to District ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 16:49

Last month, the Communist Party spokespeople slammed new USA sanctions targeting Chinese traders doing business with North Koreans, calling them "wrong". China has long urged a softer approach to North Korea, focusing on dialogue and not sanctions , which it says could create a humanitarian crisis on its border.

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:07

Scammers are calling customers saying they need an immediate payment over the phone or the customer will be disconnected. The telephone number that sent the text either matches the person's local area code or appears to be a toll-free number, tricking a potential victim into believing it's legitimate.

by | December 30, 2017 | 15:50

Anti-government protests have been documented in Iran's capital, Tehran , as well as Kermanshah, Arak, Qazvin, Khorramabad, Karaj and Sabsevar, according to First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, cited by official Iranian news agency IRNA. The economic protests initially just put pressure on Rouhani's administration, but purported footage from recent demonstrations have included anti-government chants.

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:22

Though there were 101 girls living in the madarsa hostel, only 52 were present when the police raided the facility. In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh's Shahadatganj, 51 girls were allegedly held hostage and sexually abused by the manager of a madrasa.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:06

Hamzawy lives in exile. The defendants were accused of insulting the judiciary system, offending judges and inciting hatred against them, according to court documents. Since his ouster, Morsi has since faced trial on a host of charges, including espionage and conspiring with foreign groups. In September, Egypt's highest appellate court rejected an appeal by Morsi against his 25-year jail term for allegedly spying for Qatar.

by | December 30, 2017 | 15:40

The three thresher sharks were all males and all close to 14 feet long. The third was discovered Friday near Brewster. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy collected data, organs, and tissue samples for examination in a bid to prevent further shark deaths.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:32

The 12-time Grand Slam victor was scheduled to kick-start his new season against Roberto Bautista Agut at the Mubadala Championship but was advised by his medical team to skip the tournament just hours before. he went on to claim his sixth Australian title. "However, after the thorough consultations with the medical team, we made a decision to keep up with the therapies and elbow treatments".

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:51

On December 30, police said they had charged a 36-year-old man with one count of enter premises and commit indictable offence. Police said the girl was sitting in a auto when the man opened the door and reached in towards her. A van then pulls up alongside the parked vehicle as the woman walks towards the venue. With the coast clear, he quickly turns to look at the little girl alone in the back seat.

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:45

In a tweet, President Donald Trump said China was "caught red-handed". China denied Friday that it was supplying oil to North Korea, USA Today reported. The plan to tone down public comments on U.S. military exercises with South Korea and Japan indicates at least some who report to the President are leaning toward tamping down rhetoric that could be perceived as belligerent, at least concerning any upcoming exercises.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:20

But the allegations that Russian ships have been thwarting sanctions intended to stifle the North Korean economy demonstrate the types of hurdles the worldwide community faces in seeking to alter North Korea's militaristic ambitions through diplomatic means.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:52

Turkey has signed a deal with Russian Federation on the purchase of C-400 missile complexes. The delivery would be made in early 2020. In addition, Turkey is a member of the Alliance, and the Russian system can hardly be integrated into the military structure of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:18

Las autoridadades aún no han identificado a las víctimas, pero algunos vecinos aseguran que entre ellas hay dos hermanas de 2 y 7 años y su madre, de 37, además de otro bebé de 1 año. El alcalde dijo que los bomberos continúan con las inspecciones en el edificio , por lo que no descarta que la cifra de víctimas fatales aumente.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:22

Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs Harsha de Silva said most of Sri Lanka's 2.8 billion United States dollars of exports including apparel will be unaffected as they did not get any GSP benefits. Brooms brushes and mops of 8.8 million U.S. dollars were also exported in 2016, which will attract 2.8 percent of duty. At present, almost 3,500 different products from Sri Lanka are eligible to access the United States market on a duty free basis under this program.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:11

According to the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, none of the estimated 1,500 Filipinos working in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan were among the casualties in the attack. Those injured in the attack have called on government to increase security measures for religious and cultural institutions. When was the last attack in Kabul? Preliminary findings also indicate many children among the casualties.

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:02

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has chose to issue a U/A certificate to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama " Padmavati " after suggesting 26 cuts to the film and changing the title to " Padmavat ". The examining committee finally viewed the film on 28 December, in the presence of a special advisory panel of historians, and CBFC chairman Prasoon Joshi.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:42

Despite the death toll, the state news agency MENA is calling the attack a foiled attempt; Egyptian media report that along with guns, the assailant was also carrying explosives, suggesting that the violence could have been far worse. Who did it?In an official statement, the interior ministry identified the attacker, saying his name is Ibrahim Isma'il Isma'il Moustafa, 34, and he is one of the most prominent terrorist elements, fugitive and unsafe, who claimed the elements of the attack on the ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:35

Mid-week Bible study is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. St. Mary, Mother of God Catholic Church, at 359 Old Griffin Road, Jackson, has Saturday mass at 5 p.m. and Wednesday services at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Minister Anthony Herring. First Apostolic Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and evening worship at 6 with the Rev.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:15

Jamie McGoldrick's unusually direct criticism came in an update citing initial reports from the United Nations human rights office of the two strikes earlier this week. Saudi Arabia intercepted the missile and accused Iran of providing the weapon to the Houthis - a suggestion that was endorsed by the US. They are opposed to Yemen's internationally-recognised but exiled president, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, who has the backing of the Saudis.

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:09

They learned that a third victim had already driven himself to a hospital. Officials speaking to the public said this was a workplace shooting but did not make it clear whether the shooter was a former employee of the law firm where this took place.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:25

Independence Party]" in her Brexit policy, according to the Daily Telegraph , which obtained a copy of his resignation letter. Adonis, who was appointed as her infrastructure adviser in 2015, said May was "pursuing a course fraught with danger" over the UK's European Union departure, the BBC reported.