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by | January 02, 2018 | 21:20

The Iranian rial was down against the USA dollar to settle at 42,880 rials per dollar. So far, little of the benefits have filtered down to ordinary citizens. Iran's supreme leader has blamed the protests roiling the country on "enemies of Iran" who he says are meddling in its internal affairs. Some oil and construction companies, as well as airplane and vehicle manufacturers like Airbus Group SE and PSA Peugeot Citroen, have inked deals, but the interest among overseas firms has fallen ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:54

General John Nicholson, commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A) paid tribute to the fallen soldier on Twitter, writing: " We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own ". Afghan media spoke of several USA airstrikes in Bati Kot, Ambar Khan and Achin on Monday. While Afghan security forces are conducting most of the fighting against the Taliban and other insurgent groups, United States troops operate alongside them in a training capacity and are frequently on the front lines.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:55

One of the victims was critically injured and two died, including the woman, NBC4 WCMH-TV Columbus reported . One male victim was pronounced dead at the scene and another was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital, the same facility where the baby was delivered.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:38

Investigators have since learned that those guns had previously been reported stolen to the Winston-Salem police on December 15. Three suspects were identified in that theft and after an investigation, it was learned that all three of those suspects matched the physical descriptions of the suspects in the Childress attempted burglary.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:41

Saturday, but were soon found inside a gas station's convenience store next to the restaurant. Upon their arrival, the restaurant's security guard directed APD officers to the 7-11 next door, where the amorous two had ended up just after their meal.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:47

In a 15 minute plunge, divers from the tactical squad of the Montreal police department inspected the wrecked vehicle and did not recover a body. Police were unable to say if the vehicle ended up in the river because of an accident or because it was pushed.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:41

India and the Proteas face off in a three-Test rubber from Friday (January 5). "Overall our bowling unit is very strong this time", Pujara told reporters at Newlands stadium, the venue for the series opener. "When we were playing Sri Lanka, we had already started talking about the South Africa tour". If they can do well in all of those countries, then they will be considered one of the great Indian sides, says Pujara.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:01

Iran previously imposed a fuel embargo on the autonomous region, banning the trade of fuel products - in terms of both imports and exports - with Iraqi Kurdistan and shut down the crossings at Haji Omeran, Parviz-Khan and Bashmakh in October previous year.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:42

David Carlucci, a Rockland County Democrat. Governor Cuomo will further explain his plans for 2018 when he delivers the "State of the State" address on Wednesday. New York's subways, suffering from decades of relative financial neglect, require billions of dollars for equipment upgrades and repairs. There will be more security personal around major airports, train and bus stations, bridges and tunnels and other highly trafficked areas around the city, Cuomo and city officials said.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:26

Trump's announcement follows an increasingly tense back-and-forth between Washington and Islamabad after the US President unveiled his administration's National Security Strategy. President Trump kicked off 2018 by bashing Pakistan and backing the Iranian people, whom he once accused of supporting terrorists. For more on this watch a report by Dunya News below.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:06

The militants, the ministry says, were planning attacks targeting the Coptic celebrations of Christmas on Jan.7. The statement said the three terrorists belonged to Hasm militant group which emerged late 2016 and is seen by the police as the armed wing of the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:55

Chief of Staff Edward Rogers says all guests were safely evacuated and the fire was under control by 9 a.m. There were no immediate reports of injuries from the fire, which appeared to start at the resort's lodge, officials said. A four-alarm fire broke out at a popular IL water park early Tuesday morning, sending crews from multiple departments to the scene. Check back for details on this developing story .

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:39

According to Finviz reported data, the stock now has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $3.43. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp by 97.5% in the 2nd quarter. Schwartz Counsel has 1.66% invested in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Brown Brothers Harriman & Communication invested in 38,252 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 154,577 shares in the company, valued at $4,461,092.22.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:33

The reports suggested that minister had booked an air-conditioned room in the hotel for his stay. Please Wait while comments are loading. "We made a decision to leave the hotel and demanded refund of the booking amount but they refused, and the employees attacked us".

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:47

Alcorn said the board plans to reschedule the drawing next week, "unless the court intervenes". If Democrat Shelly Simonds' name is pulled, the state House will be split 50-50 between Republicans and Democrats, vaporizing the 66-to-34-seat margin the Republicans held prior to the November 7 election.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:31

The company had revenue of $3.51 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.40 billion. VF Corp (VFC) traded down $0.29 during trading on Monday, reaching $74.00. Whalerock Point Partners Lc holds 5,900 shares. Oak Ridge Investments Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.46% invested in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 176,542 shares.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:51

If not, make the right play. "Didn't do a lot of things you need to do: 50/50 balls, passing and turnovers, but it was just a six-point game at halftime, so I think to hang close and find a way to be there and turn up in the second half".

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:18

Met Commander Neil Jerome said the incidents were not related, and to have four deaths in such a short period was "unusual". In the other attacks, a 20-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Memorial Avenue, West Ham, and a 17-year-old boy was killed in Norwood Road, Tulse Hill, on New Year's Eve.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:36

These are around half of all tickets and include season tickets on most commuter routes. Around 40 pickets sprung up from Brighton to Berwick-upon-Tweed, as well as in London's King's Cross station, to slam the rise on the first working day of 2018.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:12

The NELP report notes there are also several ongoing state and local campaigns aimed at raising the minimum wage. Workers who receive tips will get a wage increase from $4.08 an hour to $4.15. Missouri passed a ballot measure in 2006 to increase the current minimum wage of $7.85 an hour with the cost of living. St. Louis City approved measure to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2017.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:43

Bhubaneswar: The State Mines department today issued notice to seven mine leaseholders to stop operations as they failed to pay fine by December 31, deadline fixed by the Supreme Court, said Mines director Pradeep Mohanty. A SPV, OMBADC has been formed to step up developmental works in the Mining zones of the State. The company would develop environment, health, education, among others.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:04

Police have identified the victim as Todd Smith of South West Oxford Township. Meanwhile, police say a 16-year-old Alma, Ont., boy died on Thursday after hitting a tree while snowmobiling near Elmvale. Safety planning, requirements and riding information can be found at the Ministry of Transportation , website and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs' site.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:03

It has been claimed that Conte has been trying to sign Chiellini and that Chelsea have been dealt a blow by reports he is set to sign a new contract at Juve. "It's a hard moment for every club", Conte said at his pre-match press conference ahead of the Blues' trip to Arsenal tomorrow night. "It is not the right time now to talk about who we will sign and I don't want to have this conversation in public", the Chelsea manager was quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror .

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:31

Meryl Streep, Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are among the founding donors, along with a number of leading talent agencies including CAA, ICM and Paradigm. In November, the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, or National Farmworker Women's Alliance, sent a letter of support to women in Hollywood after some, including Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie , spoke of sexual harassment in the movie industry.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:01

Kay Ivey and Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall to postpone the decision to certify Jones's victory. Merrill said he had so far not found evidence of voter fraud, but his office would investigate any complaint that Moore submits.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:06

Earlier Monday, Georgia topped Oklahoma 54-48 in the first ever overtime Rose Bowl to reach the January 8 championship game. Alabama's (12-1) ferocious defense limited Clemson to just 188 total yards, including just 64 rushing yards, thanks to five sacks and nine tackles for loss.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:05

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "We have concluded that it is likely that the fire started accidentally in a generator". According to Woburn Safari Park's website, its patas monkeys shared a 16-acre space with barbary macaques and a herd of mountain bongo.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:30

The cause of the fire is not yet known. The first crews on the scene were reporting smoke inside the building. Paramedics and OPP were at the scene, and the Ontario Fire Marshal was called to investigate the circumstances of the fire.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:49

During a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Moon called on the Unification Ministry, which is responsible for inter-Korean relations, and the Ministry of Culture and Sports to work swiftly toward North Korean participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:03

Obviously, we must find a diplomatic solution with North Korea and we must continue to uphold the successful diplomatic solution we've found with Iran. The leader also said the US should be aware that his country's nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat, but claimed that he was "open to dialogue" with the South.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:41

In a direct message to the European Union , David Davis said the United Kingdom wants "the full sweep of economic cooperation", with minimal barriers to trade and goods and services. Mr Davis' article comes as the Government faces pressure to provide more clarity for business as the next phase of exit talks begin, with Bank of England governor Mark Carney having warned that dozens of European banks face costly consequences if the United Kingdom and EU fail to achieve cooperation.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:00

Owner of the winning store, Louis Flanagan said: "This is incredible news! Everybody in the shop is absolutely thrilled and we'll be raising a glass to toast our lucky customer later today", he said. Another 500 players bought tickets that won them $500 each. Raffle tickets went on sale October 24 and sold out on December 12, the earliest sellout date since the game began in 2006.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:10

Wozniacki said she's enjoying the fact that she's played well recently. Wozniacki is also searching for a first triumph in Auckland after reaching the final in 2015 and despite being tested by Brengle early the contest, the Dane pulled away once she found her rhythm and claimed the last seven games to seal victory.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:24

Now as per Chinese laws, all the social media apps in China along with WeChat are required to censor those public posts that are considered "illegal" by the Communist Party. Over 500 million people around the world use WeChat. New reports have been circulating suggesting Tencent collects user data to support its big data analysis .

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:10

These wind chills can cause frostbite of exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Anyone who must be outdoors should dress warmly, including wearing a hat and gloves. Northerly winds will continue to funnel arctic air into the region this morning. Lows in the mountains will be in single digits and in the teens across nearly all the state.