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by | January 05, 2018 | 14:02

Yemen's Houthi movement, also known as Ansar Allah, has announced the launch of a ballistic short-range missile at a target in Saudi Arabia, Houthi-controlled Al Masirah TV channel reported. The first landed near King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh while the other targeted the south-western Saudi province of Assir. In December, Riyadh warned "Iranian-manufactured ballistic weapons" threatened the kingdom's security following a foiled ballistic missile attack from Yemen.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:43

The snow, combined with "exceptionally strong winds", means crews will be working in near-whiteout conditions, New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia said. The wintry weather has been blamed for at least 13 deaths over the past few days, including three fatalities in North Carolina traffic accidents and three in Texas due to cold.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:04

If the president were to order a strike, he would identify himself to military officials at the Pentagon with codes unique to him. A North Korean spokesman announced on state TV that a hotline in Korea's demilitarized zone was restored for the first time in almost two years.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:18

The freezing temperatures result in what's called "stunned" iguanas, which means they appear dead, but are typically still alive - like the iguana in the photo above, which Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino spotted by his pool this morning.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:58

While the Trump administration is trying to spin the new "no personal device" policy as a security issue, the fact of reporter Michael Wolff's bombshell White House exposé release this week certainly calls that into doubt. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday denounced the book as "tabloid fiction". The Oval Office is a short walk from the briefing room, but the video appearance allowed Trump to deliver a message without having to face questions about the book and other ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:12

After Trump's comments, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said, "Instead of wasting his time sending useless and insulting tweets regarding other countries, he would be better off seeing to the domestic issues of his own country, such as daily killings of dozens of people.and the existence of millions of homeless and hungry people".

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:11

The plan is unprecedented in its scope; no prior administration has ever proposed so many lease sales in a single five-year offshore drilling program. Environmentalists persuaded city councils to pass resolutions denouncing new drilling, flooded government inboxes with comments, and even donned fish costumes in colorful rallies opposing expanded offshore oil development.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:52

The National Transportation Safety Board determined that a pilot suffered from hypoxia while flying golfer Payne Stewart and three others on a private plane from Florida to Texas in 1999. The Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in New Orleans sent a plane into the Gulf to try and make contact with the pilot where they observed him slouched over in the cockpit.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:06

An attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has left at least 35 people dead and 20 wounded. The Amaq news agency of the militants said a suicide bomber targeted police and intelligence officers busy in an operation in the Banayee area of the city.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:36

In a statement to AL.com , she said she is suing because Moore and his campaign called her a "liar and immoral", and ignored her requests to cease his attacks. Senate candidate Roy Moore, with his wife Kayla Moore, talk to the media after voting and arriving by horse at the Gallant Volunteer Fire Department in Gallant, Ala.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:08

According to a report by The Tribune , its reporter purchased a service by anonymous sellers on WhatsApp and paid Rs 500 via Paytm to an agent of the group running a racket. UIDAI, the body that runs Aadhaar, denied that the breach allowed access to millions of Aadhaar cardholders' details+, saying the search facility is available for the goal of grievance redressal and only to designated personnel and state government officials.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:18

The publisher announced late Thursday that it would move up the release to Friday due to "unprecedented demand". Wolff has said that he conducted 200 interviews to write " Fire and Fury ". Trump appears to have been most upset by the betrayal of Bannon - the man who engineered the NY real estate mogul's link to the nationalist far right and helped create a pro-Trump media ecosystem.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:19

Erdogan welcomed Rouhani's statement and warned the public not to violate laws while exercising their right to peaceful protests. Iran's president also urged acceleration of cooperation between banks in the two countries, especially the use of national currency, and said strengthening banking cooperation and customs facilitation would play an important role in developing and strengthening the relations.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:56

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. SATURDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies and cold temperatures continue, with a high of 20 degrees. The Wind Chill Watch extends into Saturday afternoon when wind chills will still be far below zero. Cold temperatures will keep roads snow covered and slippery.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:38

Iran's United Nations ambassador has said Washington was intervening "in a grotesque way". "We see no role for the United Nations Security Council in this issue", he said, according to the agency. More than nine people, including a member of the Revolutionary Guards and a policeman, were killed overnight Monday. "In any country, people can protest against high prices".

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:31

The pro-legalization Marijuana Policy Project said Sessions' shift would only encourage the illegal drug trade and harm people using marijuana as a medicine, which 29 states have legalized. He threatened to play hardball, even putting a hold on all DOJ nominees, including Colorado's interim U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer , if Sessions proceeds down this path.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:24

Israeli military courts - which handle cases involving Palestinians in the occupied West Bank - already have the power to issue the death sentence, although this has never been implemented. A second and third reading, however, must be approved before it becomes law. Last year, Benjamin Netanyahu voiced his support for applying the death penalty to those he described as " terrorists with blood on their hands".

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:39

Al-Ahram, the state-owned newspaper , said the crash had been caused by strong winds. Currently, Egypt is witnessing unstable weather conditions. Sixteen people were injured in a Luxor hot air balloon flight in 2011 as well. Luxor has witnessed hot air balloon accidents in past years. The hot air balloons also offer views of the Valley of the Kings, where pharaonic nobility were buried.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:26

As of 9 a.m. Thursday, four arriving flights and four departing flights were canceled so far. The snow, which started Wednesday in northern Florida, has made its way up the East Coast to Virginia. Airlines are working with passengers on a variety of options, including new flights , bus rides to NY or hotel rooms in the Washington area. More than a foot (30 cm) of snow was forecast for Boston and coastal areas in northern New England.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:44

Additionally, the Governor seems to want us to forget that NY was the 49th state to "Raise the Age" of criminal responsibility. According to the announcements, these planned solicitations of 2018 & 2019 will be directed toward first meeting the previously set target for seeking 2400 MW of offshore wind by 2030 in 2017's State of the State.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:10

These designations are aimed at improving the respect for religious freedom in these countries", the statement said , adding, "A number of governments infringe upon individuals' ability to adopt, change, or renounce their religion or belief, worship in accordance with their religion or belief, or be free from coercion to practice a particular religion or belief".

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:07

According to the Detroit Free Press report , the woman has accused Ramamoorthy of putting his hand in her trousers and unbuttoning her shirt while she was sleeping against the window. He said Ramamoorthy had worked as a project manager at a technology group for about two and a half years. "I have a hard time with some of these allegations, but that's what a trial is for".

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:58

Lottery players have another chance to strike it rich on Saturday, with the Powerball jackpot ballooning to an estimated $550 million, the sixth largest in the game's history. "Depending on which state you win, some states allow you to claim it in a trust or entity, and that allows you to keep your anonymity", Kurland said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:37

GoogleEarth images from 2016 show no such damage to the buildings, one of which does not appear to have been built yet. The Diplomat report also claimed that North Korea's missile program was more advanced than the United States and its Allies had anticipated despite the April 28 launch failure and its inherent dangers.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:31

Boston , meanwhile, is expecting at least 14 inches (35cm) of snow and six inches (15cm) of snowfall is predicted in the New York City region. Blizzard warnings were in place along the coast from North Carolina to ME, with the National Weather Service forecasting winds as high as 55 miles per hour (89 kph) that may bring down tree limbs and knock out power.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:26

Asked at a separate news conference on Thursday if he was concerned that Islamabad might shut down access routes to U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said: "We have had no indication of anything like that". Pakistan's influential military has not come up with a verified breakdown to convince the USA that it is spending the money wisely along the guidelines for how it can be used, which is essentially supposed to go only toward expenses that go above what the army ...

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:15

According to reports , Pakistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Khawaja Asif met Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi for an emergency meeting at latter's residence. The Trump administration said in August that it was delaying sending the $255 million in aid to Pakistan. Earlier today, the U.S. president had said that his country has foolishly distributed aid to Pakistan even as it continued its support to terrorist.

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:48

Jerry Brown the following month. According to the law, Californian law enforcement cannot inquire about an individual's immigration status, arrest people on civil immigration warrants, or participate in border patrol activities or joint task forces with the federal government if the primary objective is immigration enforcement.

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:27

According the Egyptian constitution, a state of emergency can not exceed six months from its date of declaration and decrees imposing or extending it should be approved by the parliament. The country has been suffering a wave of terrorist attacks that killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers following the military removal of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 in response to the mass protests against his one-year rule and his now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group.

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:29

Police say a vehicle being driven by 17-year-old Montavious Robinson was traveling west on Clark Avenue when it ran off the roadway and crashed into a tree. They found the driver and three injured passengers. Two were juveniles. An 18-year-old, identified as Donnie Wilson-Hightower, was taken to Moses Cone hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:51

The company saw 2.84 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 2nd. Oppenheimer Com Inc holds 17,817 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Xcel Energy Inc is a public utility holding company. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.41 earnings per share.

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:35

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve's live broadcast of the Times Square Ball Drop in New York City might have been frigid on Sunday night with temperatures dropping to nine degrees Fahrenheit, but the ratings were red hot. 7.8 rating on 2/12/17) to finish as the No. 1 music special of 2017. During the 10 o'clock hour, the program increased from past year by 35% in Total Viewers (15.7 million vs.

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:51

Bhalla says that his order differs from other "sanctuary city" ordinances that have passed. This order, with Chief Ferrante's support, also means that our Police Department will not expend resources enforcing civil immigration law, unless required to do so by state or federal law or a court order.

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:11

It has underperformed by 21.84% the S&P500. The Ontario - Canada-based Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia has invested 0% in Pretium Resources Inc. Asa Gold & Precious Metals Ltd bought 100,000 shares as the company's stock declined 19.63% while stock markets rallied.

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:37

Vanguard Gp Incorporated invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 195,833 shares. Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) just had their share rating of a "Sell" issued by research analysts at Jefferies, who now has a $14.0 target price per share on the $1.84 billion market cap company or a -24.49 % downside potential.