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by | January 09, 2018 | 17:33

The opposition backed by disgruntled PMLN lawmakers were confidant that they would get the no-confidence motion passed against the chief minister since they enjoy majority in the house. Speaking to Geo News prior to the resignation, Balochistan Opposition Leader Maulana Wasay said it would be better if the chief minister accedes to the prime minister's advice.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:41

Khan wondered in a six-part tweetstorm. He alleged that the "vicious, gutter media campaign" was being led by NS [Nawaz Sharif] and MSR [Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman], adding that it did not bother him. He said this negative campaign has only strengthened his resolve to fight his opponents all the way. "All I ask of my well wishers and supporters", Khan added, "is that they pray I find personal happiness which, except for a few years, I have been deprived of".

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:22

The Gunners boss may feel he has another grievance to air at the end of this match, after referee Jon Moss elected to allow Forest's second penalty kick despite Arsenal players arguing that Dowell touched the ball twice after slipping on his run-up.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:53

In December, local regulatory the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) revealed it would publish its findings in mid-January, rather than the initial date of December 18. "Technology and media are inextricably linked and we regard his appointment as a positive move". 'We look forward to continuing our productive relationship with the Secretary for State and his team at DCMS and we wish him well in this important role for our sector'.

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:44

Zimbabwe's anti-corruption commission says it is probing the circumstances surrounding the controversial awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. State-run The Herald newspaper reported at the time that Mrs Mugabe's dissertation was on the theme of "changing social structure (and) the functions of the family".

by | January 09, 2018 | 16:57

They are accused of extortion and money laundering. The BKA added that anti-mafia police in Italy detained another 160 people in the joint operation. "It concerned all commercial activity, and obviously political power as well". Prosecutors said in this case, the Farao-Marincola clans managed to exert such control due to their wealth and ability to corrupt politicians and didn't need to resort to the violence that long characterized traditional Mafia activity.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:03

They have been working on it for several months, planning to begin from small towns and then move on towards the center. The third side of the triangle, Ayatollah Khamenei added, was the "murderous" Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization, whose elements served as their lackeys on the ground.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:34

Spencer's campus tour organizer is suing the University of Cincinnati's president, saying the school wouldn't rent space for Spencer to speak on campus unless a almost $11,000 security fee was paid. The university announced the decision to allow Spencer to speak on campus late past year. An attorney for Spencer and the organizer says requiring such payment because a speaker is controversial or prompts hostile reaction is discriminatory and unconstitutional.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:17

Morneau paid a $200 fine for failing to declare that company when he was elected. Chloé Luciani-Girouard, a spokesperson for Mr. Morneau, said the minister's office is pleased with the outcome. Dawson said she considers the matter closed. Morneau was not immediately available for comment Monday. The revelation prompted months of opposition questions about potential conflicts of interest.

by | January 09, 2018 | 15:15

On Tuesday afternoon, Senior Hamas officials including Hamas Politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh and Hamas Chief in Gaza Yahya Sinwar visited Alami in the intensive care unit in Gaza City's Shifa Hospital, Gaza-based media reported. Israel has accused him of planning multiple attacks. He was one of the founders of Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, and served as the terror group's main representative in Tehran for many years before moving to Damascus in 2008.

by | January 09, 2018 | 16:11

The sergeant tracked him using a police mapping tool. "When asked where he had been, PC Musgrave told the sergeant that he had been on a burglary patrol on the industrial estate, his watch had stopped, his earpiece had come out of his radio and his mobile was on silent".

by | January 09, 2018 | 14:54

After answering a few questions from the Government House press pack, Chan-ocha decided he did not like the direction the impromptu press meet was taking and called for a replacement in the form of a mock-up. Chan-o-cha's government was installed in a military coup in 2014 and he has certainly demonstrated that he's a bit of a, uh, character (if you expand the definition of "character" to include fascist crackdowns on press freedom and using extrajudicial military force to suppress ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 15:14

Homeland Security also informed that after that tragedy "El Salvador received a significant amount of worldwide aid to assist in its recovery efforts, including millions of dollars dedicated to emergency and long-term assistance". The first of the TPS recipients came to the United States following a pair of devastating earthquakes that hit the tiny Latin American nation in 2001.

by | January 09, 2018 | 15:46

She shared the clip to Facebook, telling her followers the man 'started kicking [the dog] and dragging it around by it's lead yelling at the dog to "settle down"'.

by | January 09, 2018 | 15:11

Unfortunately rising temperatures meant it began to melt around 5 o'clock. Prior to the last three instances, the wintery element dusted the sands across the Algerian town of Ain Sefra early 1979. Up to 16 inches of snow fell after a cold spell from the north Atlantic, drawn further south than normal due to high pressure in Europe , hit parts of Morocco and western Algeria .

by | January 09, 2018 | 15:15

Mr Blackford added: "Extreme Tory plans to drag Scotland and the United Kingdom out of the single market and customs union will take a wrecking ball to our economy - destroying hundreds of thousands of jobs, and damaging people's incomes, livelihoods, and living standards for decades to come".

by | January 09, 2018 | 15:10

The statement further detailed that the Israeli jets targeted the al-Qutaifa area near Damascus, according to Reuters report. The reported attacks were launched on Tuesday morning, the Syrian statement, broadcast on state television, said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:55

There were no visible signs of foul play and a pulse couldn't be found. "Forensic doctors began to hear noises coming from inside the bag". Three doctors declared him dead. The family is furious with prison officials, and are "convinced" just one prison doctor examined his body while the two others simply signed the death certificate.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:57

Fire officials say the blaze spread from the mattress to a collection of flags and curtains inside the bedroom. "And it was such an interesting comment that it grew legs and spread like wildfire", he said, adding that the fire department's investigation remains ongoing.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:33

He said an audit of schools, which was promised two years ago, has still not happened. "Gauteng always has this crisis because of not enough schools and poor planning. He said the department has built and opened about 48 schools since 2014 and will provide extra classes using Alternative Construction Technology (ACT) and mobile classrooms.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:44

His resignation follows widespread opposition in the higher education sector to Young, who was labelled by almost 100 Cambridge academics in an open letter as "a serial purveyor of misogynist, homophobic, racist and able-ist commentary" due to a series of tweets , which have now been deleted.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:17

So far, the Pentagon says Pakistan has not given any indication that it would close its airspace or roads to military supplies, and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis played down concerns on Friday. "We are considering many different things, not just the [financial] assistance issue", the official said. But opposition leader Imran Khan, a former cricket star tipped as the next prime minister, said it was time for Pakistan to "delink" from the United States.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:05

Expressing his gratitude to the people for their massive support, Thakur said, "He had never thought that he would become chief minister and "achhe din" would come so soon for the area and the entire state". The people of Seraj reside in my heart and so the people of the state and I assure all possible assistance for welfare of the people. Thakur also paid obeisance at Dev Matloda Temple in Shikawari panchayat of Seraj district.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:36

Later in the ceremony, as she was accepting her award, Oprah brought the room to their feet as she spoke about the Me Too movement. As the Financial Times notes (paywall), Weight Watchers shares have jumped by more than 13% today. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE - to highlight his support for Winfrey's worldview. Winfrey's speech was the most Tweeted moment of the Golden Globes .

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:35

Moreover the department said the fire was reported by phone shortly before 7am EST on the top floor of the 68 story structure, which had been Trump's primary residence before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago. Eric Trump, executive vice president for the Trump Organization and one of President Trump's sons, tweeted that the fire was caused by an electrical issue in a cooling tower and thanked the fire department.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:44

We'll see how that goes. They have to decide whether they are running as Trump Republicans (remember that while the president's overall approval ratings appear to be pretty low, he's still plenty popular with the Republican base) or if they will try and put some distance between themselves and a president whose unpredictable proclivities will have an impact on what happens to other Republicans in November.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:48

Now friends and family are wondering if a body found in the residential pool in the 1300 block of North Jackson, is Cambray's body. Police stumbled on the body Monday around 12 a.m. Firefighters rescued her but she died later at the hospital. Barclay said a red-tag sticker on the front door has been there since the fire at the home, and no one was inside.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:22

Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Eva Longoria, Salma Hayek, Ashley Judd, Penelope Cruz, Margot Robbie, Kelly Clarkson, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Chastain and Jessica Biel are among the actresses who chose to dress in black. "As part of her Indian culture, it's customary to wear a festive color during a celebration - in this case being the 75th anniversary". She spoke to Refinery29 about her dress, which received a lot of criticism.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:18

Whether or not Yingluck may have already filed a request for political asylum in Britain was not reported by the British authorities to Thailand as yet, according to the minister. However, he said that, so far, any request for Yingluck to be granted political asylum in the United Kingdom has not been officially reported though rumors are swirling that she will seek asylum to legally stay in England.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:16

Bayliss, who was appointed England's coach after the team's poor show in the 2015 ICC World Cup, has copped criticism after their 4-0 defeat to Australia in the 2017-18 Ashes Down Under. Announcing his plans shows admirable honesty from the plain-speaking 55-year-old but with English fans, players and administrators all desperate for an improved showing Down Under in four years' time, it is also a fearless step.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:55

Speaking at the conference, PM Modi said, "No matter where they are, I can imagine how happy your ancestors must be on seeing you all here". "If India is dominating the world today, credit goes to Prime Minister Modi". "India is changing, India is transforming". The Prime Minister lauded Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj for taking care of not only Indian citizens but also the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs).

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:11

In a report, the government's Rail Safety Regulator (RSR) said that, in the 2016/17 financial year, 495 people lost their lives on the country's railways and 2,079 were injured. "So we are trying to get to the merits of what could have happened", Mofokeng said. Metrorail has also set up a walk-in Center at its headquarters, Umjantshi House in Braamfontein near Park Station to assist the commuters who were involved in the Kroonstaad train crash.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:16

According to reports, the cold spell has so far claimed 12 lives in three northern Bangladesh districts.Mercury dips to its lowest 2.6 degrees Celsius in the northernmost sub-district, Tentulia, Ayesha Khatun, a senior meteorologist, told Xinhua news agency.This time the temperature dropped abnormally.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:10

Sales at Britain's biggest retailer climbed 3.1pc in the 12 weeks to Dec 31, according to data from research firm Kantar Worldpanel, the fastest rate since June. "Shoppers parted with £747m on Dec 22, making the Friday before Christmas the busiest shopping day ever recorded". Mince pie sales rose by 13.2% year on year, washed down with £3.9 billion worth of alcohol over the 12 weeks.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:00

The EU, which played an important role in brokering the Iran nuclear deal, has been lobbying United States lawmakers not to pull out and so far Trump has continued to waive nuclear-related sanctions at regular intervals as required under the agreement.