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by | January 08, 2018 | 15:36

According to the Press Association , Mr Brokenshire is due to have surgery in the coming weeks for a lung condition. The Conservatives deleted a tweet congratulating Chris Grayling on being appointed party chairman. The most senior members of the UK Government - Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Brexit Secretary David Davis - are all expected to remain in their present posts.

by | January 08, 2018 | 12:27

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools after Islamic leaders warned that learning the language opened the way to a Western "cultural invasion". Other languages have also been targeted in Iran. The Revolutionary Guard declared that the demonstrations had been orchestrated with the help of external forces , including the United States and Britain, and had been successfully suppressed.

by | January 08, 2018 | 13:06

The police said that Maity, a Higher Secondary dropout who is now unemployed, called up at the cricketer's bungalow at least 20 times in the past fortnight. Though he was in police custody, donning a grey jacket, white muffler and an orange cap, Maity looked unfazed. Deb Kumar Maiti, a resident of Debkundu village near Geonkhali under Mahisadal Police Station, had gone to Mumbai sometime back to visit his elder brother when he somehow got hold of her number, they said.

by | January 08, 2018 | 12:36

It was at Noren Hall, a student dormitory on UND's campus, where the attempted assault happened. The arrested suspect was not identified because he is a juvenile. Police say an investigation of the incident showed that the suspects may have entered several rooms and taken several items. Anyone with additional information can call UND Police at 701-777-3491 or send a message to the department by Facebook or Twitter.

by | January 08, 2018 | 11:12

Gardaí investigating the murder arrested two men (in their 30s and 40s) on Sunday, 7 January; both are now detained at Letterkenny Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act. Donaldson, a senior Sinn Féin official, was shot dead at an isolated cottage near Glenties in April 2006. His murder came after he revealed he had led a secret life as an informer for MI5, the RUC and PSNI for over 20 years.

by | January 08, 2018 | 12:52

As many as 11 persons were killed in the bombing following the case was transferred to CBI which had launched a massive hunt for Mushtaq Ahmed who was on the run for nearly 24 years. The charge-sheet was filed on June 8, 1994. The agency's hunt for Ahmed gathered steam after a TADA court in Chennai convicted 11 persons and awarded life term to three of them in the case in 2007 after a 12-year trial.

by | January 08, 2018 | 11:32

What is different today is the large number of Iranians carrying smartphones, perhaps as many as 48 million in a country of 80 million people. Rouhani has underlined the right of people to demonstrate peacefully, drawing the line at violence against persons and property.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:46

A Turkey-based TV station has released audio recordings it said were of an Egyptian intelligence officer asking influential hosts in Egypt to persuade their viewers to accept a USA decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. It said people cited by the US daily were not either TV hosts or had stopped appearing on television even before Trump's Jerusalem move. "This thing will become a reality".

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:44

He says the store in Merrimack, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of Concord, is a small, independent business over 100 years old. The store will receive $75,000 for selling the lucky ticket. Numbers for the jackpot will be drawn at 9:59 p.m. Saturday night. A Powerball victor may choose to receive the jackpot in 30 annual payments or a one-time, lump-sum cash payment.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:20

Tina Johnson accused Roy Moore of groping her in 1991. . In the meantime, Johnson is living out of a motel room with her husband and grandson. Moore, who lost the Alabama Senate race, has denied the accusations made by Johnson who said she was 28 years old at the time of the incident.

by | January 08, 2018 | 11:07

Liquidation sales at the stores will begin as soon as January 12, according to Hoffman Estates, Ill. -based Sears Holdings. In a statement from Sears Holdings, company officials said the retailer would continue to close some unprofitable stores as it transforms its business model to allow its physical store footprint and digital capabilities to meet the needs of its shoppers.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:02

After McGahn was unsuccessful in convincing Sessions against recusing himself, the president reportedly stated in front of several White House officials that he needed his AG to protect him, according to the news outlet. Trump later castigated Sessions, claiming his recusal led to Mueller's appointment in May. The newly released book, "Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House", has brought the obstruction question back into the spotlight.

by | January 08, 2018 | 11:32

Two men were waiting in a vehicle outside his house in Sur building in Samta Nagar. When he was just outside his home, they allegedly attacked him and escaped. Thakur village in Kandivli (East) has been shut down by Sena workers. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. Sawant's brother Subhash Sawant is an assistant police commissioner at the Mumbai Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad.

by | January 08, 2018 | 09:53

Justin Timberlake's comeback single dropped Friday, and fans have mixed reviews about both " Filthy " and its sci-fi dance video. The futuristic video, directed by Mark Romanek , shows JT as a techie a la Steve Jobs , showing off his robot creation to an audience in Japan.

by | January 08, 2018 | 09:40

Trump updated Macron on the developments of the situation on the Peninsula, underscoring the "international resolve to achieve the complete denuclearisation" of the Peninsula, according to the White House. The phone call came on the same day that the president signaled a willingness to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The American president has previously dismissed talks with North Korea as a waste of time as the country defiantly pursues nuclear weapons and ballistic missile ...

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:15

As a candidate Trump promised that Mexico would have to pay for the wall, and insisted again on Saturday that it would, but the spending plan submitted to Congress indicates USA taxpayers would fund it at least initially. "The wall is going to happen or we're not going to have DACA", Trump said Saturday after meeting with congressional Republicans at Camp David. President Trump had a message Saturday for immigration reformers in Congress who don't want to back his border wall: Dream on.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:22

Responding to a question on how we would consider a solution to be like, Zaev said: "I believe that the solution ought to be acceptable by both sides". Athens also contends that, by claiming the name, Macedonia is appropriating a part of Greece's ancient history. The Prime Minister of Macedonia said that there's a possibility to find a solution to the decades-long dispute between the republic and Greece in the first half of 2018.

by | January 08, 2018 | 08:57

News agency Press Trust of India quoted officials saying that there were no causalities or injuries reported so far. Presently, the fire has been brought under control and the cooling process is underway. A 20-year-old man, who worked for a television serial production unit, was killed in a fire at the Cinevista film studio in Kanjurmarg on January 6.

by | January 08, 2018 | 09:02

It is expected that IIM ( Indian Institute of Managment), Lucknow will declare the result which would be the golden opportunity for all the business and management students who want to study in the prestigious management and IIM institution.

by | January 08, 2018 | 09:15

The area was a hotbed of militancy in the 1990s. "We have arrested four people", Sheikh Zulfikar Azad, senior superintendent of police, Bandipora, told DNA. Police have registered an FIR at Bandipore police station. The local police immediately swung into action and registered a case against the two teams under section 13 of RPC.

by | January 08, 2018 | 09:52

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's address to a rally in Bengaluru on Sunday, ahead of the Karnataka Assembly polls this year, drew sharp criticism from Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah , who advised the visiting BJP leader to pick up " tips " during his stay to control starvation deaths in his home state.

by | January 08, 2018 | 09:41

Soon after he arrived, Purohit greeted all members of the House with a "Vanakkam" and began his address. Even as he began his speech, Leader of the Opposition MK Stalin was on his feet trying to raise some issues. The chief minister said he told Stalin that the government had conducted 23 rounds of meetings with the transport unions' members over their demands since they went on the agitation and also asked the opposition leader to ask the unions backed by DMK to withdraw the strike.

by | January 08, 2018 | 07:53

The ceremony is part of the build-up to the ANC's 106th anniversary celebrations in the Eastern Cape next weekend. "People must not abuse his name to cover their own, that's my appeal", said Mantashe. "We took a resolution that in the last 23 years we have not seen the progress we would have liked to see in terms of land distribution". Among those who have such calls are a group of party stalwarts.

by | January 08, 2018 | 05:56

He was last seen around 11 p.m. Tuesday. They said he hadn't responded to phone calls and noticed he wasn't in the room. The friend told investigators that he went to a restroom at the park and when he came out, Bernstein had walked off, Braun said.

by | January 08, 2018 | 06:31

The first was noticed at 2.30 am on Monday and the fire services were immediately pressed into service. Three of them, Swami, Prasad and Mahesh were natives of Tumkur, Manjunath was a native of Hassan and Keerthi was a native of Mandya. The fire was reported at the Kailash bar at K R Market in Bengaluru . Before I called fire service the fire spread all over the counter due to liquor bottles stocked nearby cash counter.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:51

Roughly 60 percent of the country's mail passes through JFK's worldwide mail facility and 84 shipments of the drug were detected there a year ago. "The opioid epidemic has become so deadly, it qualifies as a national emergency", he said. Sen. Chuck Schumer says authorities can choke the flow of fentanyl into the country with the enactment of a bill putting detection devices at airports such as New York's JFK.

by | January 08, 2018 | 04:17

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope for better ties with Germany and the European Union in an interview given in December. Relations began to decline in March 2016 after President Erdogan filed a criminal complaint against a German TV comic over an obscene poem about the Turkish leader.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:41

First responders rushed Sklar to North Shore University Hospital, but she could not be saved, police said. The Fire Marshal will determine the cause of the fire, while the New York City Medical Examiner's office will determine the cause of Sklar's death.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:33

Within the SPD, there are fears that rejoining a grand coalition would cost the party yet more support. Held in Berlin at the invitation of President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the talks began on Thursday evening. As negotiations with the SPD got underway, the chancellor acknowledged that there was a long road ahead, but she said she was "optimistic" that the parties could reach an agreement.

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.