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by | January 19, 2018 | 17:39

The explosives charge states that he "maliciously caused by means of triacetone triperoxide (TATP) or other explosive substance an explosion of a nature likely to endanger life or to cause serious injury to property". The 18-year-old has been remanded in custody to appear for a two-week trial at the Old Bailey on 5 March. We provide comprehensive coverage of domestic and foreign news, business, sport, entertainment, science and technology, aiming to keep our intellectually curious readers ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:39

Many of those killed, in the Netherlands and in Germany, were hit by falling trees and debris. A spokesman said it was the "right decision" due to the risk of trees falling on overhead wires and on tracks. Furthermore, travel speeds of trains in other parts of Germany were slowed considerably in reaction to hurricane-strength gusts. Large amounts of snow fell closer to the Alps in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:58

The Bareilly Ki Barfi star is just too hot to handle in a latest image from photographer Dabboo Ratnani's annual calendar! Dressed in distressed denim, stack accessory in hand, soft wavy tresses and the cowboy hat, she looks oh-so-gorgeous! Kriti shared the picture on her Instagram account and wrote, "The sexiest way to start 2018!" The list of the icons include Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Sidharth Malhotra, Hrithik Roshan and many others.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:23

Democrats have insisted a long-term spending bill must include a measure covering the " Dreamers ", who were protected from deportation under former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The president rejected a bipartisan Senate compromise last week after saying he would support one in theory. The 230-197 vote came just over a day before current funding is set to run out at midnight Friday.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:44

The FCC said: "Based on the information we have collected so far, it appears that the government of Hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards or process controls in place to prevent the transmission of a false alert". While we do not diminish what it felt like in those moments of fear and uncertainty for residents and visitors to Hawaii, we must also frame what it feels like to be a Hawaiian - a descendant of the original people of our beloved islands - to be caught in the literal crossfire of ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 17:37

David is also facing one count of a lewd act on a child under the age of 14 by force. The Turpins, who smiled at one another at their first court appearance, both face 94 years in prison if convicted. Similarly, the children were not allowed to play with toys, though many were found throughout the house - in their original packaging. He said: "The parents would apparently buy food for themselves and not allow the children to eat it".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:32

And the reality is that, whether they know what the president wants or not, Congress needs to do something by the end of Friday to prevent a government shutdown. As he's done since taking office a year ago, Trump was dominating and confusing the jousting, at times to the detriment of his own party. Before the House even voted Thursday night, President Donald Trump was already putting the blame on Democrats.

by | January 19, 2018 | 17:21

Three metropolitan Washington, D.C., sites made the cut, while Toronto was the only non-US city on the list. Amazon, now based in Seattle, says it will spend $5 billion for HQ2, bringing up to 50,000 high-paying jobs to the city it selects.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:06

The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Cortland Advisers Llc decreased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) by 2.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:35

Referring to the legal position with regard to the national population census, he said it has been made clear that the personal and demographic details of citizens collected during census were being protected, but in case of Aadhaar , there was no such safeguard.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:18

John Worboys was jailed in 2009 for sexually assaulting 12 women and raping one. Khan added: "Yesterday I informed the chairman of the Parole Board for England and Wales that I have instructed leading counsel on a possible judicial review of their decision to release John Worboys".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:00

Mr Bannon was quoted in the book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , as calling a meeting between Trump campaign staff and a Russian lawyer "treasonous". Mr Bannon stepped down from his role as chief executive of Breitbart News shortly thereafter. The twin developments intensify the pressure on the former Breitbart News executive after his public falling-out with President Donald Trump , who reacted angrily to comments Bannon made in the new book " Fire and Fury: Inside the ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:09

It was red meat without the red carpet. Dannel Malloy (D) is slamming President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE's "Fake News" awards as "fascist propaganda".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:33

The government shut down for 16 days, and polls showed a majority of Americans blamed Republicans for that . President Trump, Vice President Pence and House Speaker Paul D. Several Republicans are defecting. Sen . Chris Murphy (Connecticut) - "Is Mitch McConnell ready to negotiate with Democrats? ". Sen . Angus King (Maine) - Q: Will you vote for the CR? "No..." Holmes says what's happening today is nearly exactly like what happened during the 2013 shutdown, when conservative ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:01

Watering lawns and gardens, filling pools and washing cars have all been banned in South Africa's second-biggest city, with residents even advised to refrain from flushing the toilet unless absolutely necessary. Besides a huge public awareness campaign, teams have also intensified leak detection and repairs, as well as extending the use of treated effluent water which offset the use of drinking water for non-potable purposes, De Lille said.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:17

The Epiphany Bath, as it is known, is celebrated on January 19, the day when the infant Jesus is believed to have been visited by the Three Wise Men, thus revealing Himself to humankind. As president, he has become a frequent attender of Russian Orthodox ceremonies, and has given the church a major voice in society. In some areas with extreme temperatures - parts of Siberia dropped to minus 68 degrees Celsius (minus 90 Fahrenheit) - local authorities banned the icy plunges.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:03

The French premier is understood to have welcomed the suggestion, saying "I agree". He said it's ridiculous that countries 20 miles (32 kilometers) apart are linked only by a single railway tunnel. "Whether pioneering supersonic travel or better connecting our countries through the Channel Tunnel, cooperation between our nations has produced radical innovation".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:07

But 78% of black Americans say he is racist . To make his argument, Perdue alleged that Durbin - who insisted Trump " said these hate-filled things" - has a history of inventing such quotes, referring to a case in 2013 when Durbin claimed that a House Republican leader said to President Obama, "I can not even stand to look at you".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:30

But he bluntly repeated the EU's line that Britain needed to sign up to the single market and accept European laws if it wanted a post-Brexit deal on the financial services sector. Instead she stressed the need to clamp down on people smugglers and take other measures to stop migrants from getting to Calais . Britain will pledge to send three Chinook helicopters to Mali to provide logistical support for a French counter-terrorism operation and to participate in a new European defence ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:03

He also spoke freely and listened attentively to Moshe's nanny Samuel, standing beside him, and put his arms around her shoulder too. "I am returning home". The rescue of "Baby Moshe" as he came to be known in India, was one of the positive stories to emerge from the attacks and at Thursday's ceremony, Samuel received a big round of applause from the audience.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:37

It maintained that there was no room for any other system in the country in the presence of parliament. On Wednesday, opposition parties, under the leadership of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), had held a gathering on Lahore's Mall Road, kick-starting their campaign for the ouster of the PML-N government.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:14

We would like to believe that is a one-off incident. Bajaj, whose Miverva are now leading I-League with 22 points from nine matches, further said that he approached the All India Football Federation (AIFF) integrity officer to report the development and also reported the fixing offers on Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) integrity app.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:27

The final House vote was 230-197 in favor of the plan to fund the federal government to February 16, as Republicans made clear that if a shutdown occurs, it should be blamed on the Democrats . The House is slated to vote on a short-term spending bill later today, though the outcome is still uncertain. It will take unanimous consent of 100 senators to keep the government from at least a brief shutdown.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:17

The Met Office has issued amber "be prepared" warnings of snow and ice for southern Scotland and Northern Ireland . Scottish Borders Council said its decision to shut all its 71 schools on Wednesday and Thursday had been for safety reasons and the snow forecast.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:58

North Korean media outlets said the Olympics would be "spoiled" unless the South Korean government manages public opinion properly. The two countries are still technically at war because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:52

On Tuesday, Pyongyang and Seoul reached an agreement on the participation of North Korean athletes in the upcoming Olympics in South Korea. As in most other winter sports, the South is much stronger than the North. Reclusive North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:19

Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Pakistan JP Singh was summoned by the Foreign Office on Friday over the killing of a civilian across the Line of Control (LOC), the FO spokesperson informed. According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian forces continued their "unprovoked" ceasefire violations and "targeted civilian population along Working Boundary in Kundan Pur village, Chaprar, Sialkot sector overnight".

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:18

As the tow truck driver is at work with a disabled vehicle in near the Southfield Freeway exit to I-96, a auto lost control on an exit ramp and came barreling toward the tow truck. He had no other option but to do that and, somehow, there were no cars coming at that moment. The tow truck driver was dealing with an accident while a state trooper in the dashcam vehicle was doing paperwork.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:36

The law outlines the legal responsibilities of Russian Federation after it backed separatist forces in the country's Donetsk and Luhansk provinces, known as the Donbass region, four years ago, the Kyiv Post reported. Moscow condemned the move, saying it could only be considered as preparation "for a new war". The conflict in Ukraine's eastern Lugansk and Donetsk regions, together known as Donbas, started in April 2014 after government forces launched offensives to regain control of the ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:32

A source told Sputnik earlier that the attack was staged by three people posing as students. Russia's Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during a lesson Friday and attacked seventh-graders and their teacher.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:42

But the scandal has gripped Chile , and, along with growing secularization, has hurt the standing of a Church that defended human rights during the 1973-1990 dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. A group opposed to the pope's visit posted on "No more abuse, no more cover-ups, no more hypocrisy". In recent years dozens of churches have been among the targets.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:55

Pence said that Trump has "put Pakistan on notice" and that the country has much to lose if it continues to harbor terrorists. "The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church declines to receive American Vice President Mike Pence ", a statement said, adding that Trump's decision "did not take into account the feelings of millions of Arab people".

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:29

Smartphone shipments slid nearly 12% in China in 2017 as portions of the world's largest mobile market approached saturation point, according to the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology. Revenue for the quarter rose to $9.2bn, in line with the company's guidance and up 5.9% from a year ago. "Because of the possible volatility of cryptocurrency, TSMC is not going to add capacity for digital currency mining specifically", said Chairman Chang.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:47

What did the president allegedly say? If the furor over Trump's remarks have overshadowed annual tributes to the man who paid for the fight against racism with his life, it also risks relegating a pressing question about immigration that triggered the President's remarks: what will happen to the program that has allowed the thousands of children of illegal immigrants to remain in the United States? "Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems".

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:31

Trump's planned wall across the frontier with Mexico as well as his crude comments about immigrants alienated many south of the border, while approval ratings in Canada, a long-term U.S. In any event, it's time for Republicans, including our own elected representatives, to take a stand against the president's behavior, which not only makes him look like an oaf, but also undermines the dignity of the office he holds and the stature of the United States of America among its own citizens and ...