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by | January 06, 2018 | 16:03

The state Haj House in Lucknow which is used as a transit place by Muslims on their way to pilgrimage in Mecca has been painted saffron by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. Secretary of the committee, RP Singh said that idea was to paint the building in accordance with other government buildings like Bapu Bhawan , Vidhan Bhawan and Lok Bhawan which are in the close vicinity.

by | January 06, 2018 | 15:53

The stock increased 0.53% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $213.59. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc increased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Adr (BABA) by 92.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:15

As president of the almost 16 million-member religion, Monson was considered a prophet who led the church through revelation from God in collaboration with two top counselors and members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The New York Times reports that although Monson increased the number of women missionaries in the church, he held strong on rebuffing demands to ordain women as priests and refused to alter church opposition to same-sex marriage.

by | January 06, 2018 | 14:37

The winter storm watch issued in Tallahassee on Tuesday is the first the city has received in approximately four years, prompting surprised Floridians to post videos on Twitter of the thick flurries. Cape Cod and the MA islands could also see wind gusts of 60 to 70 miles per hour and in New England and eastern Long Island, near-blizzard conditions are expected.

by | January 06, 2018 | 15:31

And rain will return to the forecast on Sunday . Almost identical weather is expected on Friday , when highs should reach 28 degrees. Tuesday , it will be mostly sunny with a high near 47, the weather service said. For more of this article, see Friday's Tribune. There will be a southeast wind of 7 miles per hour. The high will be near 39, with a south wind of 3 to 8 miles per hour.

by | January 06, 2018 | 14:53

The move, led by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, is seen as an attempt by the 32-year-old prince to tighten his control over the kingdom. "They were informed of the error of their demands, but they refused to leave Qasr al-Hokm", Sabaq reported.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:33

The US provided $260m (£192m) of bilateral aid for Palestinians in 2016 . The impact of the cuts "depends quite dramatically on whether he means stopping aid to the Palestinian Authority or whether he means stopping aid to UNRWA [United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East]", Ali Abunimah, cofounder of The Electronic Intifada, told Loud & Clear on Sputnik Radio Wednesday.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:29

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza criticized the measure on Friday. The U.S. Treasury Department issued sanctions Friday against four Venezuelan government officials accused of having associations with corruption and repression. Gerardo Jose Izquierdo Torres who is also a senior border control official. The U.S. Treasury said in a statement that it had put the former food minister, Rodolfo Marco, who is also a former finance minister appointed by President Nicolas Maduro, on its ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:43

Pranksters with a political message posted at least two official-looking signs over the weekend welcoming criminals, gang members and undocumented immigrants to the newly declared "sanctuary state" of California, including one along Interstate 15 at the border with Nevada.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:46

The last major quake on the fault broke with magnitude 6.8 in 1868. "It may mean less likelihood of a larger quake to follow". The natural disaster shook for about five to 10 seconds, reported the Los Angeles Times , and an estimated 9.8 million people felt the quake.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:25

With President Trump openly threatening aid cuts against the Palestinians and then aid to a Palestinian-related agency just not showing up, it's hard not to see this as a cut, even if UNRWA officials conceded the administration hasn't said anything to them about the matter.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:35

The plane did not land and continued on the same course and was unresponsive to air traffic control instructions. According to tracking data from FlightAware, as the aircraft approached its destination, it veered slightly to the left and then proceeded on a constant heading, bypassing its intended destination and continuing to the southeast until crossing the Texas shoreline near Galveston and proceeding out over the Gulf of Mexico.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:11

Earlier today Mumbai Police had booked two owners of the pub for culpable homicide. Likewise, police filed a complaint against the owners of Mojo's Bistro under MRTP act. An official said that police teams were trying to track the three and a lookout notice had also been issued. Mojo's Bistro is owned by Yug Pathak who is the son of IPS officer KK Pathak.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:22

New Castle Police Department Sergeant Arthur Mendoza confirmed a fire broke out and said there was no one injured. Greenstein says the Chappaqua Fire Department's "incredible volunteers" responded promptly. Bill and Hillary Clinton suffered a fire at their luxury compound on Wednesday night after a Secret Service facility caught light . In August 2016, the Clintons bought a four-bedroom home next door.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:05

The State Department has estimated Iran has arrested over 1,000 people related to the protests, condemning them in "strongest terms" and insisting the protesters have legitimate aspirations. In 1988, a US warship shot down an Iranian passenger plane over the Gulf, killing all 290 aboard, in an incident which Washington said was a mistake.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:16

Richard Cousins , 58, his fiancée Emma Bowden , 48, his sons William , 25 and Ed, 23, and her daughter Heather, 11, along with pilot Gareth Morgan, 44 all died when the plane crashed on New Year's Eve . Mr Morgan had 10,000 hours' flying experience, including more than 9,000 in seaplanes. The DHC-2 Beaver Seaplane, built in 1963, was returning from a restaurant on New Year's Eve when it made a right turn and plunged into the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney .

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:40

Officers with the CBP "reviewed the electronic manifest" and further investigated. In addition to the new rules, the agency also released data showing the government inspected a record number of devices previous year. The driver of the pot-laden RV was taken into custody and turned over to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:50

The duo had desecrated the samadhi to protest against the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in Puny by the members of the Dalit community. "We will also be recording statements of some others as part of the probe". The FIR against Mevani and Khalid was registered at Pune's Vishrambag police station, under whose jurisdiction the Parishad was held, on a complaint filed by Akshay Bikkad (22) and Anand Dhond (25), who claimed not to be affiliated with any ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:25

In that 7-2 decision a year ago, the court ruled Missouri acted improperly when it denied public funds to a Lutheran church that sought assistance from a state program providing grants for playground improvements. Trump had said in a tweet that Texas churches should be able to receive money from FEMA for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey . This past fall, the issue of FEMA disaster aid going to faith-based groups has been making its way through Congress.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:55

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a native of Mexico, was sentenced on Friday to serve the remainder of his sentence for illegal gun possession in federal custody, and a judge denied his attorneys' request for a new trial. The president also has threatened to withhold federal funding to cities with sanctuary city policies. "A vote for guilty in the federal case is a vote for Trump".

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:08

Website Vessel Finder put the Seabed Constructor, which has been chartered by United States company Ocean Infinity , off the coast of Africa Wednesday morning with its destination listed as "Perth" on February 7. Only three confirmed fragments of MH370 have been found, all of them on western Indian Ocean shores, including a two-metre wing part known as a flaperon.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:33

It was the first time Konta had reached a quarter-final since August after a tough period at the end of previous year but she had looked back to her best this week. "Even losing that second set, I don't feel like - having done not much wrong, I think, is a really good experience for me to have so early in the season".

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:29

Hillary Clinton's communications director Nick Merrill posted on Twitter in response to another news story that said "a small fire broke out" at the Secret Service facility on the Clinton property. He said the Clintons were not home at the time and "all is OK!" We don't know whether the main structure was involved or if an ancillary structure such as a garage or guest house was on fire.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:57

When they left, Ulrich had Budnovitch drive him to homes of people who sparked his rage. Ulrich has been charged with larceny in the fifth degree, three counts of criminal mischief in the first degree, 10 counts of criminal mischief in the second degree, 20 counts of animal cruelty and interfering with a police officer.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:52

He wrote: 'Not about #BiggBoss11 this one is personal "Like she says we are Blessed to have such parents I am blessed too, to have such a sister" I call her Achi Didi and she has been an Achi Mummy too (just like a mother)'. Luv tells Hina that even though he had told her he will be siding with Puneesh before the task, and she had agreed to it, she still got ego hurt and she forgot all the rules of the task in her rush to get ahead.

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:14

Bokaro: Binod Kumar, an executive engineer with Bokaro Steel Plant, was abducted from Mokama and forced to marry a girl against his will on the gun point which is popularly known as "Pakadua Vivah" in Bihar. When he did not turn up at home as planned, his brother said that he became anxious and contacted the police. Later, Vinod's family submitted a written complaint to Pandarak police station, however, he said that the police did not register an FIR.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:56

The stock increased 0.06% or $0.1165 during the last trading session, reaching $190.2065. Edgestream Partners L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Raytheon in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $1,377,000. Peloton Wealth Strategists holds 81,975 shares or 2.09% of its portfolio. The institutional investor held 34,439 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.43 million, down from 73,898 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:11

They have cut off the internet in all the small cities. At least 21 people have been killed in the unrest surrounding the protests, which began last week over rising food prices and Iran's flagging economy before spreading to cities across almost all of Iran's provinces.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:31

Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 8,401,467 shares of company stock valued at $155,514,514. The stock increased 2.27% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $23.41. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Marvell, 3 give it "Buy", 2 "Sell" rating , while 1 recommend "Hold". Therefore 64% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:07

About 4.10 million shares traded. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 7.92% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Cincinnati Casualty reported 5.12% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 26,309 are held by Security State Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Ia.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:21

Trump has alleged that between 3 million and 5 million illegal votes were cast in the 2016 presidential election in which his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton , garnered almost 3 million more overall votes, though Trump won a majority in the electoral college.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:52

Winning numbers were 01-42-47-64-70. The top prize for the 10:59 p.m. drawing stands at $460 million with a cash option of $291 million. The last MI player to win the Powerball jackpot was Julie Leach, of Three Rivers. The jackpots total approximately $968 million - one of the largest combined payouts ever. If you're one of those people who do better with percentages: You have a 0.0000000000000011% chance of winning both games.

by | January 06, 2018 | 08:41

A Virginia Republican defeated his Democratic opponent Thursday in a tied House race after a controversial recount. A majority would allow Republicans to elect Cox speaker and make committee assignments. Simonds, speaking to reporters after the drawing, refused to concede and left the door open to a second recount , as permitted under state law . Almost two months after voters cast their ballots, the victor of the race was decided Thursday morning by a random drawing , the latest ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:06

Kennedy International Airport (171 flights cancelled), LaGuardia Airport (201 flights cancelled) and Philadelphia International Airport (57 flights cancelled), according to FlightAware. "The aircraft will also be thoroughly inspected to ensure no damage has been done". "A rat hijacked our plane", Hintz posted on Twitter . "One of the airport agents came over while I was waiting and asked if that was the flight I was waiting for, then said, 'I knew this would happen, '" VerSteeg wrote in the ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:42

They include the Delmarva Peninsula, which includes parts of Delaware, Virginia and Maryland; coastal New Jersey; eastern Long Island, New York; and coastal eastern New England. In the latest fatality blamed on the harsh conditions, a driver slid off an icy road, killing a pedestrian, early on Friday in North Charleston, South Carolina, city officials said.