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by | January 20, 2018 | 08:34

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa wants global observers including United Nations officials to watch over the country's upcoming elections , he said in a Financial Times interview. "If the Commonwealth were requesting to come, I am disposed to consider their application". The ruling ZANU-PF holds a two-thirds majority in parliament.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:15

The ban initially caused chaos at United States airports when it came into effect and has been repeatedly blocked by lower courts that called it discriminatory. The US administration has rewritten the ban twice, adding more national security justifications in the latest iteration in September and including citizens of North Korea and Venezuela to counter the argument the government was singling out Muslim countries.

by | January 20, 2018 | 06:23

The soft lockdown began after administrators were notified at about 7:40 a.m. on Friday morning that a weapon may have been seen on a school bus and brought into the building. "The individuals involved in the fight have been identified and secured", police said via Twitter. They also say that two arrests are pending. Police said the fight was isolated and that there was no threat to students, faculty or the public.

by | January 20, 2018 | 06:09

Schumer, do not shut down the federal government", Ryan told reporters after the House vote. "But Senate Democrats said they would likely block the measure unless President Donald Trump and Republicans include protection for young immigrants".

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:11

Zinke, though, was more declarative last week. Last week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met with Florida Gov. Rick Scott in Tallahassee, and afterward announced that drilling off the coast of the state would be "off the table" from the administration's plans to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:16

We are grateful to all the parents, students and staff who have stayed with us and continued to support us in this situation". Some have not had power since Hurricane Irma impacted the area earlier that same month. Public agencies in Puerto Rico, like power utility PREPA and sewer authority PRASA, "face severe liquidity problems that threaten essential services.

by | January 20, 2018 | 06:16

In fact, blizzards can occur strictly from blowing snow without any snow falling. An inch or two is possible in the city and suburbs, but little or no snow accumulation likely in far South Jersey and eastern Delaware. This weekend, the weather will be cool and dry, in the 30s, so we'll get a break from this gloomy rain and snow before the next storm system moves in on Monday .

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:58

Young men are panicked. The Parks and Recreation actor has been accused by a 23-year-old woman of making unwanted sexual advances towards her at his home. So this is what we've come to? "Your date got overly amorous". This is getting a little out of hand. The woman says after being repeatedly pressured for sex she refused and Ansari responded: "How about we just chill, but this time with our clothes on?" Both may exist on a continuum of disrespect for women, but one is not the same ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 06:18

Friday, January 19, marks the 45th annual March for Life , and tens if not hundreds of thousands of people are marching to the Supreme Court to demand the United States protects life from conception. But during the general election, the group got behind the president and it has praised him as his administration awarded anti-abortion activists a few key victories.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:42

The band, along with Machine Gun Kelly and Rise Against , are scheduled to play Wrigley Field on September 8. Patrick Stump , Pete Wentz and the rest of the guys will be showing off the new tunes on a USA tour that launches August 29 in Uniondale, N.Y., at NYCB Live home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:04

The state of Hawaii, several individuals, and a Muslim group challenged the latest travel ban's limits on travel from six predominantly Muslim nations; they did not object to the portions concerning North Korea and Venezuela. The case before a three-judge panel at the 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals stems from a city of Chicago lawsuit . If the Justices were to accept that claim, the case would be ended with no ruling on any other issue.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:51

It took nearly two years for Surrey police to pass a file of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the following month Mr Mears was charged with rape and indecent assault. But critics condemned her as "complacent" after it emerged that police and prosecutors have failed to hand over texts and photos to defence lawyers in trials.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:11

Al-Shabab said government forces, accompanied by drones, had attacked the school in Middle Shabelle region. Human Rights Watch earlier in the week accused al-Shabab of the forced recruitment of hundreds of children in recent months. Al-Shabaab which once controlled a large swath of South and central Somalia is using hit and run tactics since the group lost the control of Somalia's capital Mogadishu to Somali Army backed by continental troops.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:18

Significantly, the first destination on his whistle-stop tour was to a Japanese military base. Turnbull flew to the GSDF Camp Narashino in Chiba Prefecture, east of the capital, by helicopter with Abe and saw drills of an anti-terror unit there after arriving at Tokyo's Haneda airport early in the morning.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:06

President scored a 39 percent approval rating in the new - the lowest approval rating in the survey's history for any modern president one year into his term. "This historic low puts the U.S.'s leadership approval rating on par with China's and sets a new bar for disapproval". There was Trump's white-knuckle grip and stare-down with French President Emmanuel Macron.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:04

Ex-Obama administration officials stood up for White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson as he took heat over the results of President Donald Trump's physical. Numeracy is examined by asking the candidate to subtract seven from 100 and repeat this operation five times (giving a series of 93, 86, 79, 72, 65).

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:54

Pelosi has already completed taping for the show, which will air on VH1 sometime after the January 25 premiere of the new season, according to The Washington Post . " All Stars rules are in effect this season as each week the top two queens will "lip-sync for their legacy" for the power to send one of their peers home", VH1 said in a press release.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:11

The mixed messages from the White House prompted a rebuke Wednesday from frustrated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . Now Democrats are needed if it is to pass in the Senate - but they want illegal immigration and weak borders. Patrick McHenry, a fellow GOP North Carolinian. Whether or not they opposed the spending bill, each side maintained it would be the other one's fault if a shutdown occurs.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:50

As a shutdown loomed, the White House said Friday that Trump would not leave for a planned weekend trip to Florida. Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday evening, seeking to shape a subsequent measure but exposing themselves to charges they are responsible for a looming shutdown.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:13

That's the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children. The Justice Department's move to go directly to the Supreme Court is unusual because the administration is essentially seeking to circumvent the 9th U.S.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:30

But the league releases its findings in a document it calls a "Last Two Minute Report" whenever a game is at or within three points during the final two minutes of the fourth quarter or overtime. Yes, the ball stopped moving in the second half, as it has over the past several games for the Cavs. "This is all part of the story", Dwyane Wade said Friday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:58

The authors said the federal government should support the new blood alcohol concentration limit. All states now have 0.08 thresholds. While all states have 0.08 thresholds now, a Utah law passed previous year lowers the state's threshold to 0.05 on December 30, 2018.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:18

Twitter this evening released a new set of statistics related to its investigation on Russia propaganda efforts to influence the 2016 United States presidential election, including that 677,775 people were exposed to social media posts from more than 50,000 automated accounts with links to the Russian government.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:07

George W Bush addressed the rally via a phone call, and Ronald Reagan through a loudspeaker, but Trump's video appearance is the strongest show of support yet for the movement. Madeira, Ohio, resident Ginger Ittenbach isn't so sure the Trump administration is to be trusted, and that makes her a key "persuadable" voter in the eyes of anti-abortion activists.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:08

Attorney Josh Minkler said . According to court documents, Boucher and the victim are neighbors in Bowling Green. In the plea deal, Rene Boucher , a neighbor of Paul's, admitted to tackling the Republican from behind while he was mowing his lawn in Bowling Green.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:10

A news release from Mayor Catherine E. Pugh said Commissioner Kevin Davis will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Darryl D. DeSousa. DeSousa said he had a message for the city's violent repeat offenders, a rotating cast of so-called "trigger pullers" that law enforcers have long said are responsible for an outsized percentage of the city's high crime rates.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:39

The stock increased 0.09% or $0.045 during the last trading session, reaching $52.565. Mount Lucas Management Lp decreased Marathon Petroleum Corp ( MPC ) stake by 5.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. HOLLEY RICK R sold $7.97M worth of stock. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability holds 1,944 shares. 10,000 Micron Technology, Inc. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:14

Ardern also holds the unique record of being the youngest female head of government in the world to hold office at the age of 37 years. "Clark and I are really excited to share.that in June we are looking forward to welcoming our first child", she told reporters.

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:38

The remarks were "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content", he added. A White House official told CNN on Thursday the President's "sh**hole" remark was being received much differently inside of the White House than it is outside.

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:11

In September 2014, the National Weather System sent out a false tsunami alarm, triggering tsunami warning sirens in Homer . Shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, Hawaiian residents received a cellphone alert that read, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII".

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:52

The firm has "Hold" rating by Numis Securities given on Friday, February 12. The stock has "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Monday, August 8. They issued an "equal weight" rating and a $34.00 price target for the company. (NYSE: OHI ) pretty aggressively as I see shares as quite undervalued and oversold . (NYSE: OHI ). Northern Corp holds 0.02% or 2.68 million shares.

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:50

To the best of our knowledge, neither Governor Ortom nor the Federal Government was aware of the imminence of the cowardly attack on Logo and Guma on January 1, and therefore any suggestion that the President or the Vice President ignored the state governor's warning is both absolutely false and certainly misleading.

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:41

Efforts by some officials to include an array of views in meetings have been "streamrolled", one official said. "At that time, the governor stressed the importance of strengthening border security, and since has been very active working with the administration on border-related issues", Ciara Matthews, Abbott's deputy communications director, wrote in a statement Thursday.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:28

Bell to allow Barber to return. Harley Barber , 19, was ejected from the Greek community and expelled from the university when administrators watched the two videos, which were posted on Martin Luther King Jr. "And now someone wants to save my finsta because I said n--r?" Even though the videos - along with most of her social media accounts - have been deleted or set to private, the damage has already been done.

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:44

Almost four months after elections, Merkel has still not managed to form a government. "Many are also coming out in favor of formal coalition talks. Negotiations are exhausted at certain points", she said. Speaking to Berliner Morgenpost , Nahles said she was convinced the preliminary agreement constitutes a "good outcome that will concretely improve the lives of many citizens".