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by | January 13, 2018 | 04:21

Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) is also one of today's most notable FTSE 100 risers after updating investors on the impact from the tax reform on the other side of the Atlantic. " GKN has made up for years of lumbering progress in a flash", said Nicholas Hyett, equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown . As part of its two-year revamp, aptly titled "Project Boost", it will differentiate product segments into core or non-core, which will each have different capital expenditure targets and ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:35

Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel led the Dakar Rally into Bolivia on Thursday but Peugeot team mate Carlos Sainz trimmed the Frenchman's lead with his first stage win of this year's event. All in all, it has been a good Dakar so far as the team has been able to fight off, all that the rally has thrown at them so far and stands strong at the half way mark.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:14

Santos ordered his chief negotiator back to Bogota after the attacks, however, to weigh the future of a process that began early last year in a bid to end more than 53 years of fighting. The government said the attack led to the suspension of operations. But peace is reached with will and concrete facts of peace. The ELN has said it will not extend the truce under the original terms and wants a new deal.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:26

If the report from 38 North proves to be correct, we may see the conflict between North Korea and the USA reach a whole new level. The satellite images were published shortly after the two Koreas - North and South - held their first historic meeting in two years, which concluded with both countries' showing signs of reducing regional tension, after a year of Pyongyang's continuous weapons tests and US President Donald Trump's hostile remarks towards North Korea.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:23

All of them have also asked others to not worry about the missing names as the list is still a work in progress document. The publication of the first draft has not been met with any violent protest as anticipated. The massive exercise aimed at identifying illegal immigrants in the state that borders Bangladesh is being carried out in Assam following a decision in 2005 after a series of meetings between the central and state governments and the influential All Assam Students' Union ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:56

Ragbir's arrest followed that of Jean Montrevil, an immigrant activist from Haiti who was taken into custody last week near his Far Rockaway, New York, home, and just one day after The Associated Press reported a wave of ICE raids at convenience stores across the country.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:46

Friday's takeoff will occur at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base . The rocket is said to be carrying a spy satellite for the United States government. United Launch Alliance hopes the third time is the charm for their twice-delayed NROL-47 mission. Despite the two-day delay, Friday's mission gives ULA a chance to showcase its reliability in the wake of the alleged failure of SpaceX's Zuma mission.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:06

Speaking about the findings, director, Kanchana Krishnan , said, "After showing signs of a promising recovery during H1 2017, Chennai residential market once again hit new lows in terms of sales and supply numbers during H2 2017". However, the city that used to witness half yearly launches of above 5,000 units saw just 2,571 new units in the first half of 2017 and a dismal 940 units launched in the second half, the lowest ever.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:53

While Fusion GPS has not publicly responded to the lawsuit, a transcript of Glenn Simpson's testimony [transcript, PDF] before the Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] in August 2017 was released by Senator Diane Feinstein Monday, in which Simpson indicated that a member of the Trump campaign provided information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that verified some of the claims contained in the dossier.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:39

In the later part of 2017, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Ahmedabad and held roadshows with Modi while the two leaders inaugurated the bullet train project. Israel's Saare Tzedek hospital would be signing an agreement with India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as well. "New areas of cooperation are actively being explored".

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:32

The partners pulled the plug on the deal yesterday, citing inability to get the blessing of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US. "We are disappointed in the termination of this compelling transaction, which would have created significant value for our stakeholders", MoneyGram Chief Executive Alex Holmes said in the statement .

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:24

Camila now holds the record for most No. 1's on the music platform for a debut album. Camila claims the solo project caused tension in the group and when she asked to help write lyrics for Fifth Harmony songs after that, she was rebuffed.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:06

Williams did not return fire, and immediately got on the radio to let dispatch know he had been shot so regional law enforcement could respond and begin the search for an armed and risky suspect. Wilson fired at the officer while in his auto, and then got out and continued firing, Rausch said. "If you see this vehicle, if you know this individual, do not try to intervene", Rausch said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:45

Bruce Rauner showered and drank the water at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy for the last week during his stay at the facility where 13 people have died of Legionnaires" disease since 2015. Quincy home staff were told within 27 minutes and ordered to restrict water usage that "turned the tide on the epidemic". State officials, though, did not notify the public or the families of residents who weren't experiencing symptoms of the disease until six days later.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:00

People in Pyeongchang welcomed the increased attention. In the meantime, Moon's government has moved to accept an overture from Kim for cross-border talks. If it seeks the same treatment it has enjoyed before, the South could be caught in a bind. Still, some observers see potential for an opening for the US government.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:24

But lawmakers in other states aren't happy about Florida being the only exempt state. If the risk is too great for Florida, it is equally so for other states. Also discomfiting is the question of how much Mr. Trump's ownership of Florida beachfront property factored into the decision. When asked if the exemption for Florida was a political favor for Scott, Sanford said "it certainly looks, smells, and feels that way".

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:36

According to reports, the incident took place on January 9 and the soldiers are now undergoing treatment at Army Hospital Research And Referral in New Delhi. It led to the rope breaking away and the paratroopers fell on each other before crashing down on the ground. "Material failure" appears to be the reason behind the incident, involving AHL Dhruv, sources told PTI .

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:32

Tamil Nadu State Transport minister MR Vijayabaskar said these unions were spreading false information about the government's efforts. The strike had continued on Thursday despite transport unions agreeing to a 2.44-times hike in workers' wages on Wednesday, against their earlier demand of a 2.57-times increase.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:03

Putin reiterated that dialogue with North Korea was warranted, and said Kim now wanted to calm the situation. "I have relationships with people, I think you people are surprised", Trump said. Both North and South Korea agreed to send a delegation to the forthcoming winter Olympics in the city of Pyeongchang after the summit that was held in the peaceful village of Panmunjom which is located along the demilitarized zone.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:19

Jeff Kositsky, director of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, said the infusion of money made him "very pleased" and that the vast majority of the new cash will go toward "permanent supportive housing and rapid rehousing".

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:57

The session on "Economic Policy: The Road Ahead", organised by government think tank NITI Aayog, was attended by a host of ministers including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, NITI Aayog functionaries and leading economists . "Some suggested creating clusters in different districts that can specialise in certain agricultural products", he added. Kumar also said there was overwhelming support for the National Medical Council bill from the experts.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:10

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. "When human trafficking occurs in our local municipalities, there will be a corresponding increase in major crimes and social disorder, and quality of life complaints", said Southfield Police Chief Eric Hawkins.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:11

A report said that people of Nandan village wanted the Chief Minister to visit the Dalit Basti which led to a disagreement followed by stone pelting. CM Nitish was safely evacuated from the area. The villagers are angry at the way the development has got "limited" to some particular villages and the works are being carried out at those places only where the chief minister has chose to visit.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:07

Public allegations that Richardson, famous for his vulgar candid portraits of celebrities, sexually harassed and assaulted subjects have followed him for almost a decade. Whispers about Terry's on-set antics first made headlines in 2014 when model Jamie Peck penned an essay labeling him a "predator". Once the shoot began and those surrounding left the room, Terry allegedly moved in on her and ejaculated on her chest, and still continued to take photos after.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:27

Mr. Arpaio is running for the seat held by Jeff Flake , the Arizona Republican who had announced his retirement on the Senate floor in a speech denouncing Mr. His support of the president shouldn't be surprising. In the survey , a Trump endorsement for Arpaio bumps him up to 35% of the vote, while a McSally endorsement from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brings her to 31%.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:43

Despite many Ohio Republicans hoping that Jim Tressel would run for the U.S. Senate, the former Ohio State football coach brought an end to those wishes on Thursday. Brown, an Ohio Democrat seeking his third term in the U.S. Senate, now faces Republican Mike Gibbons. Whoever emerges from the May 8 Republican primary would have their hands full trying to unseat Brown, who has been in the Senate since 2007.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:52

The government detained them after they held nationwide protests to demand political and economic reforms. The Prime Minister said charges will be dropped for all "political prisoners" who are now under prosecution and pardons will be issued to all who have already been convicted and are serving their sentences in order to create the space for a national dialogue and national consensus.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:29

The Colombia center-back made 33 appearances for Palmeiras after joining the Brazilian side in 2016. Umtiti has also been linked with a transfer away from Barcelona , with Manchester City and Manchester United among the clubs linked with triggering the France centre-back's €60m release clause.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:18

A person living nearby was able to record the freaky crime (see above), and many people photographed the aftermath. The man had stolen the vehicle from a nearby base of a state paramilitary organization, the Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation and Navy, FlashNord reported .

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:27

Zeman was elected to the largely ceremonial post in 2013 during the country's first direct presidential vote, a victory that returned the former left-leaning prime minister to power. Mr Zeman's derogatory comments about groups ranging from refugees to journalists are a feature of his "man-of-the-people" style, which is popular with many Czechs but has brought him few invitations to western capitals in recent years.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:03

Not mincing any words, he called them "Ruthless profiteers" in an interview with The Sunday Times . Wallace spoke about how the government has been forced to spend hundreds of millions to run deradicalisation campaigns to rehabilitate individuals who were influenced by vitriolic campaigns run by radical organisations on social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp , Twitter, and YouTube.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:51

Deputies arrested Patrick Jiron, 80, and his wife, Barbara Jiron, 70, after they were stopped while riding in a pickup truck that was stopped for driving too closely to another vehicle in Lancaster County, the Omaha World-Herald reported .

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:47

The U.S. announced last Thursday it would not deliver military equipment or transfer security-related funds to Pakistan, suspending the so-called Foreign Military Financing (FMF) and Coalition Support Funds (CSF) but not civilian assistance to that country.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:33

He is buried in Qunu in the Eastern Cape, where the party will host its 106 birthday celebrations in East London's Absa Stadium this Saturday. Ramaphosa took advantege of the visit to stress the importance of strengthening unity within the ANC.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:01

Swaraj then countered Tharoor that Hindi is the official language of Fiji and is also widely spoken in Mauritius, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and many other countries. She said that if the rules so permitted, the Indian government is ready to bear the entire expense. During the winter session of Parliament in 2016, Ms.