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by | January 21, 2018 | 09:59

In Chicago , thousands of mostly female marchers gathered in Grant Park , with many carrying protest signs with slogans such as "Strong women raising strong women". Los Angeles Mayor Mayor Eric Garcetti estimated the crowd at 600,000, and that it was largest march in the country. "The Swiss have a deep love of American ideals", she said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:18

Thai police have arrested a man alleged to be the head of Asia's biggest illegal wildlife trading networks. "In a nutshell, I can't think of anything in the past five years that has been this significant", Matthew Pritchett, Freeland's director of communications, told The Associated Press , referring to Bach's arrest.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:38

Republicans in turn said they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats gave them the votes needed to reopen the government. The federal government had been running on three consecutive temporary funding bills since the new fiscal year began in October.

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:40

Almost 350,000 Kurds from Syria's Afrin have fled to Turkey after oppression from PYD/PKK and Daesh terror groups, Premier Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. According to CNN, the Turkish armed forces said that 108 out of 113 targets had been hit and that all of the dead and wounded brought to hospitals are Kurdish militia members.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:38

Extra weight will have been added to that belief after the successful real-life proof of concept. Lifeguards launched the drone, steered it toward the swimmers and dropped a " rescue pod " into the water, where it expanded so the swimmers could grab it and swim to shore.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:25

We will take whatever the Centre gives. "If there is no proper response, I have to explore the option of knocking the doors of the highest authority of justice". Naidu pointed out, "Yes, even today the highest GSDP contribution in the country is ours, which means we are number one in (economic) growth". He appealed to him to be handhold till AP reached level playing field at par with neighbouring states."If needed, we will approach Supreme Court, if due justice is not rendered to the state ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:00

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading 69 cents lower at $68.53 a barrel at 11:22 a.m. EST (1622 GMT). U.S. crude inventories fell 6.9 million barrels last week, compared with forecasts for a 3.5 million-barrel draw, the U.S. "Relentless growth should see the US hit historic highs ... provided OPEC and non-OPEC restraints remain in place", the IEA predicted. "Oil prices will need to go higher for rig counts to go higher from here", said Chris Jarvis, president of Caprock Risk Management in ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:54

Cotton saying Mr. Durbin "has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings" during his " Face the Nation " appearance. "Durbin is telling the truth when he says that the president said , repeatedly, that, why do we let in people from these shithole countries?" Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said it was not "constructive" for Trump to have referred to African and other countries as "shitholes" but that it was "unfair" to call him racist.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:51

On the other hand, Rajput Karni Sena has also said that it would not allow Sanjay Leela Bhansali to shoot in Rajasthan in future. On Thursday, the Supreme Court had cleared the decks for Padmaavat - scheduled for nationwide release on January 25 - by staying notifications of Rajasthan and Gujarat governments, which had prohibited screening of the film following protests by the Rajput community.

by | January 21, 2018 | 07:58

The spending bill that failed in Friday's vote was the one passed by the House Thursday, which would have funded the government until February 16, extended the low-income children's health insurance program , or CHIP, for six years and suspended some Obamacare taxes for two years.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:57

Petr Kolouch, Prague's director of Medical Emergency Services, said the fire has claimed the lives of two people - a death toll he expects to rise. Local media reported several people were seriously injured. The operation to fully evacuate the building is expected to last throughout the night. Two firemen were also injured after suffering a fall while inside the hotel.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:50

They take an hour or two to clean. Water pressure remains lower than normal throughout the east bank, a situation exacerbated by leaks caused by this weeks' freezes in both the public water lines and on private properties. Refrigerator water-dispensing machine: Water dispensers from refrigerators should be flushed of at least one quart of water. He said a $120 million investment will be made into the wastewater facility on the East Bank, which includes upgrading intake valves.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:40

By 2020, IRENA expects solar PV costs to be halved from the current levels. The current cost spectrum for fossil fuel power generation ranges from 5-17 cents per kWh. The intergovernmental body attributes the cost reductions to competitive procurement practices, arrival of a large number of experienced medium-to-large project developers competing for worldwide projects and also continued technology advancements.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:37

However, the hashtag #TrumpShutdown was also trending on Twitter late Friday night, and Democrats believe that it's Republicans who will end up shouldering the majority of blame from the public given the GOP controls both Congress and the White House.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:22

Yet despite Russian reservations, it appears there was high level communication between Turkey and Russia on the operation. The chief of staff of Turkey's army, Hulusi Akar, who is commanding the operation, visited Moscow on Thursday with the head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization, Hakan Fidan.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:45

Neymar continues to be one of the hottest properties in the game following his move from Barcelona to the Parc des Princes and his performances in Ligue 1 are thought to have attracted the interest of Real. The Portuguese has often used the threat of returning to Manchester United as leverage when negotiating an improved contract at the Bernabeu, but it is less likely to work this time.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:23

According to police, a vehicle fitting the description of one leaving the scene was found burned in Langley in the area of 224th Street and 61st Avenue. Witnesses told CTV they heard up to eight gunshots. That incident was related to gang violence, police said. One of those shootings led to the death of innocent 74-year-old bystander Ping Shun Au, who lived next door to the house targeted in September 2015.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:22

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". That program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , also grants work permits to about 700,000 immigrants brought to this country illegally by their parents.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:08

Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing that they were appealing the January 9 ruling by a federal judge preventing President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. It allows those who entered the United States without authorization before age 16, had lived in the US for at least five years, had attended school or served in the military, and who had no serious criminal records to apply for renewable two-year reprieves from ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:08

Graham, a Republican from SC, said it was clear that the president, Sen. "Eric Trump, while green is the color of money, green is also what you say when someone is naive or simple", she mocked him. But during the 2016 campaign he did authorize his personal doctor to release some medical information. Trump's blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:58

There is no difference in the degree of racism the president's remarks hold. "And I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton said . "I can't defend the indefensible", Mia Love, a Haitian-American congresswoman from Utah who campaigned on Mr Trump's behalf in the country's Haitian community, said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:44

Instagram is taking a leaf out of parent company Facebook and sister platform WhatsApp's playbook by allowing you to see when your friends were last active. In good news for the latter camp, the app has provided for an easy way to opt out of the feature. Instagram now notifies users of a screenshot only if the image or video is sent on Instagram Direct.

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:47

Perry said she believed presidents should be subject to a raft of tests to establish they are fit to serve. Nielsen's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee echoed statements she has made since the meeting on Thursday with Trump and Republican and Democratic legislators, which roiled the debate on an immigration law deal and generated accusations of racism toward Trump.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:14

He, however, said despite the feeling, he would meet him, reports Pakistan's Dawn. Meanwhile, the house also discussed the growing incidents of child abuse and murders in the country, especially after the issue created a public uproar after the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kasur district of Punjab.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:44

Last week a group of mental health professionals sent an urgent public letter to the president's doctor requesting he test Trump's cognitive abilities. A BMI of 30 and over is considered obese. After speaking with Dr Jackson, he claims he admitted he had heart disease. "It does rule out the need to do any other cognitive assessment", Jackson said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:36

Meehan reportedly expressed his romantic interest in a decades-younger aide, and retaliated against her professionally after she became involved in a serious relationship outside the office and rejected his overtures. The fund allows payments to be disguised as salary and reported months later, but the Times reported the sum is likely in the thousands. Two have resigned: Trent Franks, Republican of Arizona, and John Conyers Jr., Democrat of MI.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:46

Noting that the EC's order defied the "principles of natural justice", Bharadwaj said the poll panel did not hear the MLAs' side. Welcoming the EC's decision, the BJP said Delhi CM Kejriwal should immediately resign. "This time if elections happen, BJP candidates will lose their deposit". Sources said that Kejriwal has called these MLAs to calm their nerves and also assure that there was no immediate danger to their future and legislators.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:27

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has told those in the park to leave only if the path is clear or if directed by emergency services. Boats from Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Police, NSW Maritime and Surf Life Saving NSW evacuated up to 80 people from the Royal National Park.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:22

Hamas, the Islamist movement that dominates Gaza and is at odds with the Fatah Movement which dominates the West Bank, issued a statement praising the Barhoum family's action as illustrating "its nobleness and deep affiliation with the (anti-Israel) resistance".

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:11

Trump has come under fire for using a vulgar term to refer to Haiti and other African nations during a meeting about immigration last week. Durbin has had at least one prior incident of a questionable claim after a closed-door meeting, Townhall reported.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:49

She said "others in the room were also using tough language". Shortly before the meeting on Thursday, Trump had an agreeable conversation with Sen. Administration officials and lawmakers spent the holiday weekend debating the precise presidential vulgarity used, and moved to cast last Thursday's White House meeting as a salty affair, with expletives flying in all directions.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:23

State police said three people suffered minor injuries. Traffic is now being directed off Interstate 91 north at exit 49. Massachusetts State Police said they expect the closure to last at least until dark. Around noon, Mass. State Police tweeted an update stating that all lanes of Interstate 91 are expected to remain closed until Saturday evening. Springfield Fire Department confirmed that one person has died in the crash.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:34

The rogue boatie who foiled a third rocket launch attempt at Mahia Peninsula will not be charged, police say. The New Zealand-born aerospace company tried to launch the rocket, named "Still Testing", from the Māhia Peninsula before Christmas previous year, but strong wind high in the atmosphere, a power fault, and too much liquid oxygen feeding into the rocket's engine obstructed multiple launch attempts.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:07

A meeting at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland kicked off about half an hour ago, to determine North Korea's participation at next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics. It was supposed to be led by the art troupe's leader Hyon Song Wol. Majority were South Koreans left stranded after the 1950-1953 Korean War, but hundreds of others from around the world - including women from Lebanon, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Romania and France - were taken or ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 22:22

The stock increased 0.60% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $47.16. About 1.61M shares traded. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Whiting Petroleum Corporation by 590.1% in the fourth quarter. Therefore 73% are positive. Popular Inc had 34 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 10 with "Mkt Perform".