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by | January 10, 2018 | 20:43

The army said it also "hit" an Israeli plane, without providing more details. After the air raids, Israel also launched rockets from the occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian military intercepted them, the army statement said. "This policy has not changed, we back it up as necessary with action". It said Israel was "primarily" assisting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, a former al-Qaeda affiliate.

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:49

Foreigners hoping to adopt children from Africa will have to strike Ethiopia off their list. However, in 2013, a USA couple were convicted of killing an adopted Ethiopian girl. Between 1999 and 2016, there were more than 15,000 adoptions from Ethiopia to America, according to the US Department of State. The bans on adoptions have adversely affected US-based adoption agencies which process thousands of adoption requests.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:44

The Queen and the royal family are "very pleased" about the news, according to a rep from Buckingham Palace. The Queen's other great-grandchildren include Savannah Phillips, 7, and Isla Phillips, 5, (Peter and Autumn Phillips' children and Princess Anne's grandchildren) and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:19

Authorities have been using tattoos to identify suspects for years, but the case of Robert Charles Wooten, 40, may take the cake. The robberies date back to last October, where Wooten allegedly walked into a convenience store and asked an employee at gunpoint, "You care about your life?" while demanding cigarettes , KIAH said, citing court documents.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:50

In the Bengaluru-based AirAsia India, 51 per cent is with Tata Sons while the rest is held by AirAsia Berhad. It is also planning to float its unit in the Philippines for up to $250 million this year, an adviser of the IPO said in an interview in September.

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:31

In 2016, Turkey launched the Euphrates Shield operation on its Syrian border to eradicate what it called a "corridor of terror", made up by the dual threat of Islamic State and Syrian Kurdish fighters. By invading Afrin, Ankara hopes to extinguish Kurdish self-rule in that area for good and further choke the de facto autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava).

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:24

On that occasion, Kvyat had just been heavily criticized for causing a collision with Sebastian Vettel that took the Ferrari driver out of the race on the opening lap. After the US Grand Prix in late October Red Bull's management terminated the contract with Kvyat. He finished second at the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix, his best result, before claiming third at the 2016 Chinese Grand Prix.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:32

A civilian was treated for serious injuries and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries, the department said. The fire - sparked by an electrical box on the roof of the building - is now under control. Smoke rises from Trump Tower in New York , Monday afternoon in the aftermath of the rooftop fire. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" People posted video and images to social media, showing smoke rising from the building, ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:33

Kalburgi was a Sahitya Akademi award-winning writer of old Kannada literature. The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a detailed reply from the central government after hearing a petition filed by Umadevi Kalburgi, wife of the deceased author MM Kalburgi , seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the murder of her husband in 2015.A bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, also issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:13

The apex court said the supervisory body, appointed by it has found that out of 241 cases, 186 cases were closed without investigation. The riots against the community began after the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi .

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:57

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially warned that tsunami waves of up to 1 meter (3 feet) above tide level could hit parts of Honduras, Belize, Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, San Andres and Providencia (Colombia), Jamaica, Cuba, among others.

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:06

Generally described as the richest member of Congress, Issa bankrolled the successful 2003 effort to recall California governor Gray Davis, leading to the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Two decades ago, when I stepped away from the business I'd built to enter public service, I never could have imagined that a long-shot bid for U.S.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:11

A woman was hitch-hiking to a clinic with her five-year-old daughter for a pregnancy check-up on Monday when they were abducted and she was raped at gunpoint in front of her daughter. Sexual assault and rape are a significant problem in South Africa . According to Africa Check , more than 109 rapes were reported each day on average during 2016 -17 - totalling 39,828 incidents.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:22

Iran executes hundreds of people every year, mostly for drug offences. The new law raises the amounts that can trigger the death penalty from 30 grams to two kilos for the production and distribution of chemical substances such as heroin, cocaine and amphetamines.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:26

The Red Cross is asking for all blood types, especially O negative, which is the universal donor, as it tries to meet the urgent need for donations at area hospitals. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass are encouraged to help speed up the donation process. In Pullman, donations are being accepted 9 a.m.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:19

Chuck Grassley, who chairs the Judiciary Committee, said Ms. Feinstein's actions were "confounding". He then said Feinstein, who is seeking another term, "Must have tough Primary!" The president slammed the California Democrat on Wednesday for releasing transcripts of Fusion GPS Founder Glenn Simpson's testimony before the Senate past year.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:06

Ing Groep Nv holds 0.01% of its portfolio in NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) for 1,132 shares. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $11.69. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a hold rating and issued a $12.00 price objective on shares of SLM in a report on Friday, October 6th. Analysts forecast that SLM Corp.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:34

Nationally, the price of a home in Canada increased 10.8 per cent year-over-year to $626,042 over the same three-month period, the report showed. North Vancouver saw the biggest surge in condo prices year over year with a 27-per-cent jump, followed by Surrey with at 24 per cent and Langley at 23.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:42

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 9.365 and 1510306 shares have traded hands in the session. Sprouts Farmers Market , Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has declined 1.88% since January 10, 2017 and is downtrending. The stock of Saia, Inc. Abercrombie & Fitch Co (NYSE:ANF) was raised too. Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market , Inc.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:45

The Iranian Sanchi tanker burst into flames in a collision about 160 miles east of Shanghai. South Korea has also sent a ship and helicopter to help. The 32 members of the tanker's crew are still missing. China's official media said that a Chinese maritime law enforcement vessel and two special rescue vessels arrived at the site to conduct search and rescue operations at 9 am on Sunday, over 12 hours after the accident.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:22

The shares were sold at an average price of $101.96, for a total value of $214,014.04. (NYSE: JPM ) has risen 33.74% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:JPM). Hrt Fincl has 3,755 shares. Citizens Northern Corporation has 3.34% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 45,913 shares. Texas-based Employees Retirement System Of Texas has invested 1% in JPMorgan Chase & Co.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:25

The day will likely begin as a period of rain. Thursday night: A 50 percent chance of snow before 1 a.m., low around 15. That front will also be responsible for widespread showers and storms on Thursday . Another cool down with highs in the mid 30s Friday and in the teens for the weekend. Yesterday brought highs in the mid 40s to Central Pennsylvania and it felt great after 14 straight days below freezing! The threat of heavy rain and snow will continue for your Tuesday .

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:20

The issue of an interview with the president has come up in recent discussions between Mueller's team and Trump lawyers, but no details have been worked out, including the scope of questions that the president would agree to answer if an interview were to actually take place, according to the person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:51

The stock decreased 0.89% or $3.33 during the last trading session, reaching $369.19. About 1.12 million shares traded or 35.58% up from the average. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has risen 19.12% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:50

The older ID gets automatically gets cancelled once a fresh one is generated. With the introduction of "Virtual ID", a fungible number mapped to the Aadhaar number, holders will be given an option to not share their 12-digit biometric code, stated UIDAI in a notification.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:59

They said: 'Our daughter Dolly was the kindest, caring, attractive soul, and she was always caring for animals, small children, other children at boarding school who were less fortunate than herself'. He also gave his daughter's bullies a chance to see the repercussions of their actions by inviting them to Dolly's funeral. While Australia's National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB ) says that overall bullying rates have marginally declined over the past decade, cyberbullying has witnessed a ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:24

The incident was believed to be the first involving a migrant boat in the Mediterranean in 2018, according to aid agencies and non-government groups. The coast guard said there was no confirmation of Libyan authorities' statement that at least 25 migrants had died.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:29

Local governments in Southern Nevada are waiting to see what the state decides and said they will evaluate developments as they happen. "Instead of wasting money on failed policies like the 'War on Drugs, ' the Department of Justice should be directing federal resources toward working with local law enforcement to clamp down on transnational criminal organizations and the trafficking of guns and human beings", said Harris.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:14

The bombing came hours after the Syrian military announced it had recaptured a strategically important town in eastern Idlib. Al-Ikhbariya TV also reported that regime forces took Sinjar on Sunday. Israel has carried out one of its most substantial attacks on Syria in weeks, with a pre-dawn flurry of airstrikes against an army base and weapons depot outside of the capital city of Damascus.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:39

The franchise did not include Southern originally, but this part of the network was merged with Thameslink Great Northern in July 2015, creating a "super franchise". "As part of this drive to modernise, we are pioneering improvements in trains and technology, and have updated practices for train drivers and crew that other operators are only now adopting".

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:24

In fact, Trump knows her so well he named Oprah as his ideal running partner back in 1999 on Larry King Live . "Oprah would always be my first choice". "I think I'd win", he said when pressed if he'd ever take the presidential plunge. Those of you who haven't probably don't because I haven't written about Oprah in quite a while.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:15

The Club for Growth, a fiscally conservative group, publicly opposed President Donald Trump's Tuesday suggestion that lawmakers should again start including earmarks in legislation. "I'm in favor of not bringing them back because of the temptation to abuse that process". So maybe it's no surprise that more than seven years into the ban, many lawmakers are now lamenting the loss of earmarks, and citing their constitutional spending power, as well as a broken appropriations process, to urge ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:41

Her parents, who were away at a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia at the time, returned today, landing at the Islamabad airport. The body of the minor identified as Zainab was found in a garbage pile on Tuesday, police said she was kidnapped on January 5.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:57

Riley & Co. It has outperformed by 12.31% the S&P500. Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of Tupperware Brands by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. Wealthtrust invested in 26 shares. Fox Run Management L.L.C. boosted its stake in shares of Tupperware Brands by 83.5% in the 3rd quarter. Opus Grp Inc Ltd Co reported 0.6% of its portfolio in Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP).

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:09

They warned that a continued integrated approach to banking after the United Kingdom leaves the bloc was vital if Europe was to avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial "catastrophe" and the eurozone crisis that followed , prompting bailouts in Ireland, Portugal and Greece.