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by | January 08, 2018 | 04:02

Some of this year's work centres around Chinese President Xi Jinping's major foreign policy is also captured in art at this festival. "Art has no borders", ice sculpture artist Han Zhenkun told AP. Temperatures at this time of the year can dip below zero Fahrenheit (minus 18 Celsius). One park, the Harbin Ice-Snow World, features more than 2,000 ice sculptures made from 180,000 cubic meters (240,000 cubic yards) of ice collected from the Songhua River by almost a thousand workers.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:25

On Saturday night, May was said to be preparing to appoint the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to replace Green although it was also reported that the announcement may be delayed while the NHS winter crisis continues. He added: 'A combination of reasonable mid-Brexit negotiations, lack of obvious alternative and May's dogged determination has given this Prime Minister the opportunity to make a fresh start in 2018.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:55

Authorities received the fire alarm 14 minutes later. The fire at Ayala Centre Cebu was the second at a mall within two weeks, following an incident that killed 37 call centre employees and an off-duty security officer at the mall in the southern city of Davao.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:46

However, the Modi government departed from the tradition, saying that presenting the budget a month earlier would help in ensuring that proposals take effect from April 1. They insist on provisions for giving financial aid to Muslim women as they argue that a man who has been sentenced to jail won't be able to provide for the woman.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:49

Katy Perry has been through her fair share of high-profile breakups over the years and with her life placed so firmly in the limelight, every change in her romantic status is quickly noticed by fans and the press alike. "No one's a victim or a villain". While Perry and Bloom dated for a little over a year, we loved seeing them together (remember when she made those onesies for his birthday and invited his mom?).

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:40

The Kmart store in Mandeville is one of 64 in the national chain closing within the next few months, Businessinsider.com reported . The company will close 100 Sears and Kmarts in Spring 2018. Now, that number is closer to 1,000. Liquidation sales will begin as soon as January 12 at the Sears and Kmart stores. Sears had already been planning to downsize in Orland Park , where it's been an anchor store since the mall opened in 1976.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:51

Team Nadal appears confident that, barring any unexpected setbacks, the world No. 1 will be ready for play at the Australian Open . "I have the best of all worlds, it's great". The 19-time grand slam victor won all four of his singles matches at the Hopman Cup. And he said of his win in Perth: "A lot of positivity, happiness, caps off a great week".

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:48

The fire started just after 3pm on Saturday, a day that authorities had declared a total fire ban as temperatures across the state soared above 40C. The blaze spread quickly fanned by winds, prompting the evacuation of 30 residents, although nobody was hurt.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:14

Some occupants of the house were initially unaccounted for, but by the time deputies arrived, only one remained missing. A 38-year old woman was killed when the home she was in caught fire on January 1st. The 4-year-old was uninjured. A spokesman with the State Fire Marshal's Office says Thomson was visiting her daughter at the time of the fire. The two-story, wood-framed home did not have working smoke alarms, and was destroyed by the fire, said Thompson.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:02

All four victims were pronounced dead at the scene, the Sheriff's Department said. The bodies were found in various areas of the home. The murders were discovered by the police in Santa Clarita at the family's home on the morning of January 5, 2018.

by | January 08, 2018 | 01:34

The tanker was carrying 136,000 tons (nearly one million barrels) of condensate and headed for South Korea. The official said the tanker had been rented by a South Korean company and was on its way to South Korea. The tanker - carrying almost a million barrels of oil, worth about US$60m - had been sailing to Daesan in South Korea from Kharg Island in Iran, according to Reuters shipping data.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:25

While appearing to be diametrically opposed, the Cole memos and the Sessions guidance replacing them share one thing in common: Maximum discretion to federal prosecutors to go after the marijuana cases they deem to be high priority, given limited resources.

by | January 08, 2018 | 01:16

When asked about the prospect of a unity government with the opposition leader, he replied: "We are a democratic country and people can lobby for anything". Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa (R) shakes hands with the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the country's main opposition party.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:31

The recent military victory was achieved on Sunday when the Syrian army captured the strategic town of Sinjar, which enables the government forces to advance toward capturing the key airbase of Abu al-Duhur. Idlib was lost to insurgents when the provincial capital fell in 2015. The largest population gathering is in eastern Idlib, the monitor said, expressing fears of further intensive civilian displacement in the coming days due to the fighting.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:17

When officers arrived, they found two vehicles involved in a collision. Investigators say the wrong way auto, described as a Chevrolet, hit a Dodge in the same lane. It is unknown whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash, the CHP said, but the investigation is continuing. The Sacramento Bee reports the Yolo County Coroner's office will release the identities of the victims.

by | January 08, 2018 | 02:03

RCMP say Revelstoke Search and Rescue volunteers began the search yesterday, January 6, at around 4:30 p.m. after the men didn't meet the rental company in the Boulder Mountain parking lot to return the sleds they had rented. Revelstoke Search and Rescue searched for five hours for the men on January 6, and will continue the search today. Cell phone pings have been negative for the two males.

by | January 08, 2018 | 01:13

My stay at UAE distanced me from closely monitoring the developments and achievements that happened in Egypt. Ahmed Shafiq, who served under autocrat Hosni Mubarak, ousted in the 2011 popular uprising, says he isn't the "ideal person" to lead the nation at this point.

by | January 08, 2018 | 00:45

Deputies say two people, 51-year-old David Somers and 51-year-old Lisa Somers, were found off the roadway and pronounced dead at the scene. Both died of gunshot wounds at the scene. Michigan State Police Lakeview Post assisted at the scene and helped close a portion of I-96 was closed while Sheriff's Detectives investigated the shooting.

by | January 07, 2018 | 23:39

They were cruising to the Bahamas for their patriarch's 80th birthday. Passengers on the Norwegian Breakaway cruise were treated to monstrous waves, winds, rain, and flooding for multiple days as the ship made its way to New York City, navigating right into the storm that made headlines all week, passengers told CBS New York Friday.

by | January 08, 2018 | 00:06

Experts are calling it the " first surprise volcano to erupt in 2018 ". "It was rumbling a bit, but it didn't erupt at the time, and that's the only activity in its recorded history apart from the recent eruption", the expert said. "Due to the steepness of the island, landslides are possible and together with the explosive nature of the magma, tsunamis may be generated", a spokesperson for the observatory said.

by | January 07, 2018 | 21:36

Trained as a lawyer, Mr. Sutherland was Ireland's attorney general between 1981 and 1984. Born in Dublin, Mr Sutherland studied law at UCD and Kings Inns and was a barrister by profession. Four years later he was nominated as Ireland's European Union commissioner. A spokesman for the WTO said that Sutherland's leadership, vision and courage were instrumental in the birth of the world trade body and that the lengthy Uruguay Round negotiations that led to its creation were by no means ...

by | January 07, 2018 | 23:16

Sunday to congratulate him and chat about the nation's seventh-largest jackpot. In Friday's $450 million Mega Millions drawing, a single jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Florida. Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million. Saturday's $1 million winners in New Jersey, Connecticut, South Carolina, Texas and Washington matched five numbers but not the Powerball.

by | January 07, 2018 | 21:52

The US Chamber of Commerce has said, the move to end extension of H-1B visas would be bad policy and is contrary to the goals of a merit-based immigration system. Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said while priority must continue to be improving advanced training for domestic workforce, ending H-1B visa extensions would kneecap American economy and encourage companies to further offshore jobs, instead of making those investments here.

by | January 07, 2018 | 20:55

Ahmadinejad was speaking Thursday in the southern city of Bushehr, saying the Iranian government was suffering from "mismanagement" and the dictatorship believes its "people are an ignorant society". Khamenei on Tuesday, blamed the country's "enemies" to instigate the ongoing anti-government protests. The current protests are said to be the largest to strike Iran since mass demonstrations in 2009.

by | January 07, 2018 | 20:34

In its most recent quarter, Sears Holdings said comparable sales fell 17 percent at its namesake stores and 13 percent at Kmart . Liquidation sales will begin in mid-January. You can see a complete list of store closures here. Though Mihelish said the closure was "generally expected", he was surprised the company didn't finish out the last two years of its lease of the Helena property.

by | January 07, 2018 | 20:41

Two weeks ago, Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said that "because the list is still in the process of being prepared, it hasn't been used as of yet". The list was created after Israel's parliament in March approved legislation that would deny entry visas to foreign nationals who publicly back or call for any kind of boycott - economic, cultural or academic - of Israel or its West Bank settlements.

by | January 07, 2018 | 20:34

South Korea also sent a ship and helicopter to aid the rescue and clean up efforts. "We can not say all of them have died, because rescue teams are there and providing services". The incident also marked the first major maritime incident involving an Iranian tanker since the lifting of global sanctions against Iran in January 2016.

by | January 07, 2018 | 20:15

Along with Colorado, recreational use of marijuana is legal in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Maine and Masachussetts and in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. He also said the action goes against what Sessions had said he would do before becoming attorney general. The memo urged the states to keep marijuana from getting to places where it remained illegal.

by | January 07, 2018 | 21:19

There are no reported injuries. "Felt like a big truck drove into the building or something blew up downstairs". The shaking was felt across the Bay Area. You can report how the natural disaster felt to you to the USGS. Riders on those first trains will experience a 20 minute delay. Trains will be performing track inspections due to earlier seismic activity.

by | January 07, 2018 | 21:22

The Mangaluru police have arrested four people- Sandesh, Dhanush, Srujith and Kishan- all of them history-sheeters, in connection with the case. The four - friends had congregated for a religious event at Kankanady garadi and made a decision to avenge Deepak's death by targeting a person from other community and Bashir was a random target, he noted.

by | January 07, 2018 | 19:41

No one was injured and all the passengers got off safely, but the collision only added to the mess. Unfortunately, Norman posted another photo of the gate's flight status board showing the flight's new departure time - 12:30 a.m. "@JFKairport 3 hours on the tarmac waiting for a gate tonight". The violinist performed at the boarding gate for a Delta flight to Brussels, which was scheduled to depart at 7:34 p.m.

by | January 07, 2018 | 19:59

Breezy trade winds will continue through Sunday , with moderate trades on Monday . East northeast wind 10 to 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 18 miles per hour. Tonight: Isolated showers after midnight. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 25 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

by | January 07, 2018 | 19:30

When the January 6 Powerball drawing was over, and the winning numbers were picked (12, 29, 30, 44, 61, and a Powerball 26, by the way) a player in Merrimack, New Hampshire was half a billion dollars richer, according to ABC News . After a sole ticket holder in Port Richey (just outside of Tampa, Florida) scored the Mega Millions jackpot, someone in The Granite State was like, " hold my beer ".

by | January 07, 2018 | 19:39

President of the United States (on my first try). "I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius ... and a very stable genius at that!" Democratic members of Congress have called for the President to undergo psychological evaluation to establish if he is fit for office, while a Yale University psychiatry professor told USA lawmakers she believes Mr Trump's mental was "unravelling" and posed "public health risk" if he remained in the White House.

by | January 07, 2018 | 19:22

A biologist says eagles are capable of taking a small dog or cat, though it is rare. But bout two hours after the dog disappeared, she was found on the side of the road four miles away. "The second thing I see is Monica and her granddaughter and Zoey", Hartman said. "There's a God, '" Hartman said. "You think, with everything going on in the world, you think, 'No, there's not.' And there really is", Newhard said.