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by | December 31, 2017 | 02:07

KCNA accused US President Donald Trump of employing unprecedented hostile policies against North Korea and threatening it with talks of pre-emptive strikes. North Korea is known to have relied on Russian parts and designs for its older missiles in its stockpile since the '80s. The country's official Korean Central News Agency took the oft-repeated stance on Saturday as it reviewed the country's major nuclear weapons and missile tests this year.

by | December 30, 2017 | 23:54

North Korea has conducted six nuclear bomb tests since 2006, all in tunnels deep beneath the mountains of Punggye-ri, in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions and global condemnation. KCNA accused US President Donald Trump of employing unprecedented hostile policies against North Korea and threatening it with talks of pre-emptive strikes.

by | December 31, 2017 | 00:10

The remaining four hostages were freed when police stormed the post office. The man is charged with hostage taking and is facing between seven and 15 years behind bars. Authorities initially said that the man took 11 hostages, including two children, but the information couldn't be confirmed. Ukrainian police chief Serhiy Knyazev said no one was injured in the standoff in Kharkiv.

by | December 31, 2017 | 00:20

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. Following the shooting, the suspect escaped, but located soon afterwards at a nearby home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to KGUN9. The Clark County coroner will release the name of those killed after positive identification and notification of relatives. The shooting happened on the day before Las Vegas is preparing for its high-profile New Year's Eve celebration on the Las Vegas Strip.

by | December 30, 2017 | 23:59

Hundreds of mourners took part in funerals for the Christian victims of the attack late on Friday. Eyewitnesses said that the attackers started the attack by shooting at the shop, which was owned by a Coptic citizen, killing two men. Last week, the Egyptian Parliament dedicated one of its main sessions to respond to a draft law that has been presented to the American Congress in order to highlight "violations against Coptic Christians in Egypt".

by | December 30, 2017 | 22:40

The conversation between Papadopoulos and Downer, then Australia's high commissioner to Britain, took place at an upscale London bar in May 2016, the Times said, after Papadopoulos had been told that Moscow had thousands of emails that would embarrass Hillary Clinton , the Democratic presidential challenger in the election which Trump won.

by | December 30, 2017 | 22:37

Turkey's purchase of the systems has unnerved North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member countries, who are already wary of Moscow's military presence in the Middle East, as the system is incompatible with the alliance's systems. Chemezov said shipments of the missile systems to Turkey were expected to begin in March 2020. The S-400 anti-missile system is created to shoot down aircraft at a range of up to 400km and ballistic missiles up to 60km away, while engaging 36 targets simultaneously.

by | December 30, 2017 | 23:19

Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan praised the Railways for infrastructural development in the region and urged the minister to speed-up the pending projects in the state by directing the Railway Board to review them continuously. Odisha's commerce and transport minister Nrushingha Sahoo, on the other hand, questioned the sincerity of the railways in completing the projects in the state.

by | December 30, 2017 | 22:16

Over the same time span, the stock marked US$1.41 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$0.68. About 30,420 shares traded. It increased, as 15 investors sold Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Morgan Stanley maintained Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MXL). Nationwide Fund holds 0.01% or 97,188 shares in its portfolio. Acadian Asset Mgmt Lc accumulated 493,767 shares.

by | December 30, 2017 | 23:02

Officers threw a life vest and flotation disk to Erofeeff until employees from a nearby shipyard could rescue him using a skiff, police reported. Police and the Coast Guard are coming up with a plan to pull it out. "He just started driving on that pier as fast as he could", Moreland told the newspaper. Astoria police said Erofeeff managed to escape the sinking truck and swim a couple hundred feet away from the pier but then returned to be rescued.

by | December 30, 2017 | 22:43

According to her son Pavan Kumar, the woman was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition but not given admission even after Pavan showed her Aadhaar card on his phone. He said he then took her to the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme Hospital, where she died the same evening. Meanwhile, the hospital authorities denied the allegations levelled by the son of the martyr.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:23

Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, has been called off after the Kremlin denied her travel visa, officials said. She was planning to travel with Republican colleagues U.S. "More generally, we didn't create this situation". Republican Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and John Barrasso of Wyoming said they would not go on their scheduled trip to Russian Federation on January 11 without Shaheen.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:38

It closed at $55.7 lastly. About 103,218 shares traded. Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE: LXFT)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 8.7 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 23.7 percent. UBS maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, November 20 report. Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:02

The bill Smith is proposing would not apply to this situation as 49ers players knelt, but if Colts players were to kneel, then fans who were offended would be allowed to receive a refund in the first quarter. Other players followed suit, but the issue was reignited when President Donald Trump said at a rally in September that players who protest the anthem should be fired.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:26

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Visual Dictionary is available now online and from all good bookstores, priced $22.99 in the US and $29.99 in Canada. The studio earned back the amount it paid when it purchased Lucasfilm in 2012. " The Last Jedi " should pass $535 million domestically by the end of the four-day weekend, which will rocket it to just ahead of 2008's "The Dark Knight" to become the sixth highest grossing film of all time, behind Marvel's "The Avengers" with $623 million.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:17

The company that owns the New York City apartment building where a dozen people died in a fire says it is "shocked and saddened" by the tragedy. The victims reportedly included four members of a single family: Karen Francis, 38, Shawntay Young, Kelesha Francis, 7, and Kylie Francis, 2.

by | December 30, 2017 | 22:12

He said poor growth in the industries and services sector contributed to this, but did not mention the impact of demonetisation or the Goods and Services Tax . "For highways development, the Bharatmala Pariyojana has been launched". The government on Friday ruled out giving income tax exemption to profit-making cooperative banks saying they functioned like commercial banks and should be treated on par.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:24

Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 22nd. Junto Capital Management Lp sold 314,085 shares as the company's stock rose 3.10% with the market. The firm has "Buy" rating by Benchmark given on Wednesday, July 26. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Sunday, August 27 report.

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:46

They included the coalition attacks Wednesday in Syria that destroyed ISIS vehicles, weapons as well as communications and logistics facilities and strikes this week in Iraq that destroyed ISIS caves, tunnels and other shelters. The still believed to have around 2,000 troops in Syria. The mission for about 2,000 American troops there is likely to shift in early 2018, Mattis said.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:30

The institutional investor held 131,610 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.16M, up from 8,160 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It also reduced its holding in Chevron Corp New (NYSE:CVX) by 15,083 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 52,217 shares, and cut its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:04

Among those protesting was Congress President Rahul Gandhi, leaders such as Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, and others. "I can under no circumstance speak against the Parliament", Hegde told media here. Congress president Rahul Gandhi and home minister Rajnath Singh were in the House when Mr Hegde tendered his apology. December 28 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Thursday trained her guns on the Congress party for asserting that the Constitution is in danger under ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 22:00

He added that Secret Service agents were not fazed by the sign. "(The banners) were actually hung by the daughters of the couple who live in the home, and one of their girlfriends (I'm one of them!) with the full support of their parents", Shannon Slade wrote in an email to The Aspen Times .

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:52

Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Methanex Corp. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.15B market cap company. (NASDAQ:SAFM) rating on Friday, May 27. 1,775 shares valued at $252,593 were sold by KHAYAT ROBERT C on Tuesday, August 29. $86,269 worth of Sanderson Farms, Inc.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:19

The Taliban issued a statement denying any involvement. "This incident once again demonstrates the depravity of those who seek to undermine peace and stability in Afghanistan". Some of those who lost their loved ones in the attack expressed outrage over the performance of government and accused them of incompetence. The movement, which first appeared in eastern Afghanistan in 2015, has extended its reach steadily, although many security officials question its ability to conduct complex ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:53

Speaking to the media, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque chided the rapporteurs for publicly calling out the displacement of the Lumads due to militarization. The report was referring to the recent decision of the Senate and the House of Representatives, dominated by supporters of President Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte, and which met in a joint session to approve overwhelmingly a one-year extension in Mindanao with effect from Jan.1 to December 31, 2018 to enable the government to deal with ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:37

The tempo - Wake ran 88 plays, the most any team has run against the Irish this season - frustrated Notre Dame consistently throughout the afternoon. ". That time off is necessary". "God gives you Alzheimer's so you can't remember how far you used to hit the ball", he says. Adams even admitted it.

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.