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by | January 20, 2018 | 22:24

Stipe Miocic defends his heavyweight title against top-ranked challenger Francis Ngannou , while Daniel Cormier puts his light heavyweight belt up against power-punching Volkan Oezdemir . This will be Oezdemir's fourth UFC fight, with the Swiss pro representing a threat in the stand-up, having ended his last two fights in just 70 seconds combined.

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:31

Just after midnight, McConnell took the Senate floor to fault Democrats for not backing the House bill and averting a shutdown . Trump challenged Democrats for focusing more on amnesty for illegal immigrants than funding the government. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., had been pushing earlier in the evening. McConnell said the Senate will reconvene Saturday at noon. The House is to return to duty Saturday morning.

by | January 20, 2018 | 22:38

The White House , in a statement by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders reacting to the government shutdown, said Senate Democrats owned the unfortunate event and blamed "obstructionist losers" for failing to reach a deal. Hours before the shutdown, Trump had laid the entire blame at the doorstep of Democrats. In 2013, tea party Republicans believed they, too, had a strong hand when they argued that President Barack Obama was willing to put Obamacare ahead of operating the government .

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:41

The stock increased 1.25% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $116.97. About 750,164 shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:AAP) rating on Thursday, September 8. The Value Composite Two of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, May 6.

by | January 20, 2018 | 22:15

India joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in 2016 and the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies in 2017. To a question on how would the entry into this Group could help India get its berth into the Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) - something being opposed by China - the spokesman said entry to such elite Groups do help establish "credential".

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:51

The Elephants will hope to pick up their first points of the tournament in their final group game against Uganda on Monday, 22 January. Uganda and Ivory Coast have failed to secure a win in their opening two games and have been eliminated.

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:27

They are "shooting at guests", he said. The attackers have also set fire to parts of the hotel. Afghan news agency TOLO reported that police sources confirmed that hostages had been taken. Afghanistan is suffering from the activity of Taliban, a militant group formed in the 1990s, seeking to establish a strict Sharia law in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:06

However, the grenade exploded outside the main gate of the police station. Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted in south Kashmir's Pulwama town Friday soon after a grenade blast which injured two civilians, sources said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:25

He was reportedly subpoenaed by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller, who is leading an inquiry into alleged collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 election campaign. Committee members grilled Mr Bannon as part of their investigation into Russian election inference, and also wanted answers from him about Mr Trump's thinking when he fired FBI Director James Comey.

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:59

Before that, Schumer went to the White House after an invitation from President Trump . Schumer blamed Trump and pointed to the Republican control in the House, Senate and White House. Otherwise, their manufactured shutdown wouldn't make any sense at all in the face of a president who wants to give them what they want. Global ratings agency Fitch said a partial shutdown was unlikely to affect America's AAA/stable rating for United States sovereign debt.

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:33

Two policemen arrived eventually, but refused outright to take the victims to the hospital and asked the people who had gathered to take them in an autorickshaw. The two boys were declared dead on arrival at the hospital. But a policemen while dismissing their pleas says, "It will stain our vehicle". According to DIG, Saharanpur range, Sunil Emannuel, after the suspension of the three cops, a departmental probe was also ordered into their alleged inhuman behaviour.

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:26

The official said the student came to school with the weapon around noon and said he wanted to meet the principal. The boy was caught by the locals and handed over to the police. On September 08, 2017, Pradhyuman Thakur, a Class II student, was found murdered with his throat slit inside a washroom of the Ryan International School at Bhondsi in Gurugram.

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:02

The Trump administration on Friday rescinded an Obama-era crackdown on states that tried to defund and said it will require health care providers to follow conscience-protection laws as a condition of federal funding. "Time and time again, we have seen this administration radically redefine religious freedom to impose one set of ultraconservative beliefs on all Americans".

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:00

A nomination process to fill Ms McDonald's position of deputy leader is to open for a period of 10 days. "I want to see Sinn Fein in government north and south", McDonald said. McDonald presents a fresh face for the party and has no historic links to the Irish Republican Army (IRA), the now-defunct paramilitary wing of Sinn Fein responsible for more than 1,700 deaths during the conflict known as the Troubles in Northern Ireland .

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:47

David Perdue (R-Ga.) said Sunday on ABC's "This Week". "I am not a racist". "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation". "That I can tell you". Other reporters are now confirming Trump may have said "shithouse" not "shithole". "My understanding from the meeting is he used a different but very closely related vulgarity", Lowry told ABC's "This Week".

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:51

Following the explosion, an intensive combing operation was conducted by a police team led by DIG ( Patna Range) Vinay Kumar and two objects, suspected to be IEDs, were recovered. Later, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) had taken over the security of the temple complex. Meanwhile, a team of forensic experts was dispatched to the site of the incident from Patna to ascertain the nature of the explosives found, he said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 17:42

It crashed into trees in the region of Eskisehir in what were said to be good road conditions, reports say. The cause of the crash, which occurred on the first day of a school holiday, was under investigation. Those injured were now being treated at three different hospitals, he added. According to the Anadolu Agency, the bus reportedly hit trees on the roadside of the Eskisehir-Bursa highway.

by | January 20, 2018 | 17:35

Excluding the one-time charges, Schlumberger said, it would have earned $668 million in the fourth quarter, up 15 percent from $581 million in the third quarter. "In North America, 2018 shale oil production is set for another year of strong growth, as the positive oil market sentiments will likely increase both investment appetite and availability of financing", he added.

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:19

Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in north-central Nigeria have been released. "They have been handed over to the American Embassy in Abuja for medical attention and other immediate needs, our source said". During the ambush, their two police escorts were killed in a gun battle, Aliya said. The Americans and Canadians have not been publicly identified.

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:18

The bipartisan Senate immigration deal Trump rejected would have boosted U.S. border security, including enhancing physical barriers along the U.S. -Mexico border, as the president has long demanded. But most federal workers will not be paid. And so technically, the United States government ran out of money at midnight Friday (5am Saturday, UK-time).

by | January 20, 2018 | 16:33

Trump's courses in Scotland and Ireland. Congressman Adam Schiff asked if he had seen Russian money involved with those and, in reply, Mr Simpson said that while it is not overt, there were certainly odd financial patterns. Mr. Simpson said it was well-known that Russia's top businessmen and organized crime bosses alike answered in the end to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:02

There was further evidence of Ramaphosa cementing control over the ANC at Friday's meeting, with his allies securing most seats on the party 26-member National Working Committee that oversees its running on a the day-to-day basis. The party's Secretary-General Ace Magashule said on Thursday that Zuma's early removal as head of state was not on the agenda of the NEC meeting, which runs until Sunday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 16:06

She also criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. "I salute to those judges who declared this man [Imran Khan] Sadiq and Ameen [honest and truthful] despite he admitted to own an offshore company", Sharif said. Earlier, PML-N leader and daughter of Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz flayed the opposition and said, referring to Imran Khan, that he should not blame rigging in the upcoming polls as " empty chairs do not lie ".

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:29

New Orleans - Spirit Airlines is launching non-stop service between New Orleans and Atlantic City, New Jersey. The flights, which will begin June 7, will offer twice-daily service to both Dallas/Fort Worth and Charlotte, which serve as American Airlines hubs.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:51

During the interview, Macron said access to the European Union just for the UK's financial services sector was "not feasible" if the United Kingdom won't accept the conditions of the single market. In an interview on Newsnight, he said: "When it comes to French interests, economic interest, in the Brexit negotiations he will be hard headed and he will push for a tough outcome".

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:37

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Saturday protested the sailing of a USA warship near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, saying Beijing would take "necessary measures" to safeguard its sovereignty. Beijing has also expressed serious discontent and vowed to "take all necessary actions to ensure its sovereignty". The spokesperson said the USA side's behavior has broken basic protocols of global relations, voicing China's strong dissatisfaction.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:02

Cotton did say, however, that the president reacted strongly to Durbin and Graham's proposed immigration deal. Durbin, a Democrat, said last week that Trump had told lawmakers during the meeting on immigration policy that the US didn't need any more immigrants from Haiti and that he'd rather have more from Norway and fewer from " shithole countries " in Africa.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:14

The post which triggered Kenyans' reactions considering Kenyatta National Hospital is the largest referral facility in the country helping people from low social classes unlike other expensive hospitals; claimed that this has been going on for a long period of time where the victims also cautioned patients to be wary of thieves and pick-pocketers along the hospital corridors and queues which was a common occurrence.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:12

The Power to the Polls main event is taking place on January 21 in Las Vegas , Nevada. At least 38 communities across Canada will host marches, rallies or other events on today's one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration. The Silver State trails only Vermont in terms of the percentage of women elected to serve in the state legislature, according to a November survey from the National Conference of State Legislatures.

by | January 20, 2018 | 13:39

Or you might think he's in the clear, guilty only of a failure to read Grace's mind. Here's how media reacted to Ansari controversy. Shaming women who report sexual assault by calling them promiscuous, or gold-diggers, or otherwise terrible people, is a practice as old as rape culture-and, for that matter, so is referring to rape as "a bad date ".

by | January 20, 2018 | 14:15

Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 25,472 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. 461.44 million shares or 1.55% less from 468.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NASDAQ:ODP) earned "Sell" rating by UBS on Wednesday, May 11. (NASDAQ:ODP) earned "Sell" rating by UBS on Thursday, August 4. The stock has "Sell" rating by J.P.

by | January 20, 2018 | 14:47

Bannon was subpoenaed and instructed to answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee about the ongoing Russian Federation investigation on Wednesday, but according to Politico , he refused to answer questions and tried to dismiss the investigation as an effort to delegitimize Donald Trump's presidency.

by | January 20, 2018 | 14:01

With North Korea persisting as the major global challenge facing Trump this year, the president cast doubt during the 53-minute interview on whether talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be useful. Families of Japanese individuals suspected to have been abducted by North Korea called on the worldwide community Friday to support their struggle to find out the fates of their loved ones ahead of their visit to the global Criminal Court next week.

by | January 20, 2018 | 14:10

The government advises anyone staying at a resort to stay on the property. Travellers arriving and departing were also urged to only use transport booked through their hotels. James Parish. Travel Canada after the Jamaican government declared a state of emergency and deployed military forces to the island's St. James Parish after a spike in thefts and murders.

by | January 20, 2018 | 13:52

Police are looking for a Caucasian male in his 30s, about 6 feet tall, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and light blue jeans. CSPD Public Information Officer Lt. Police are searching for a suspect who fired shots at officers in the area of Union Boulevard and Vickers Drive in northern Colorado Springs. It also asks residents to contact 911 if they see anything suspicious.