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by | January 23, 2018 | 18:53

A leaked draft of the White House's infrastructure plan has surfaced over at Axios , and although specific funding numbers are not attached, the document offers the first details in what has so far been a fairly confusing process . An annual report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) notes that there are now almost 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:43

The shake-up will see a slimming down of managerial posts in its supermarket and convenience stores across the United Kingdom, to be replaced by by fewer, better-paid management roles. Tesco said in October that it had cut operating costs by £485 million on an annual basis, aiming to reduce them by a total of £1.5 billion by 2020.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:30

Temperatures Tuesday were expected to warm up to the mid-50s, with 38 degrees the normal high for the day, said Rich Hoffman, News 12 Long Island meteorologist. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle, will start tonight , becoming all snow after 2 a.m.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:09

The Duchess of Cambridge meets Year 3 pupils at Roe Green Junior School in Brent, London as she launches a mental health program for schools as part of the Heads Together campaign, January 23, 2018. Kate, 36, today announced the launch of Mentally Healthy Schools, a program that will provide online resources for teachers and school staff to help students struggling with the challenges of growing up.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:05

The previously undisclosed incidents preceded Qatar's interception of two Emirati civilian airliners on January 15, which led the UAE to file a complaint at the UN . Qatar, which denies the accusations, is banned from using the airspace of the four states under the boycott, although UAE airlines continue to operate flights through Qatari airspace.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:10

Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat first on a wicket that offered plenty of bounce for new ball bowlers. Brendan Taylor's 58 helped his side reach a total of 198. Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer was disappointed to have lost, and said: "To be honest, the wicket looked same like the other one, but played a lot different.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:52

Both soldiers were assigned to the 4th Infantry Division in Colorado. It had been sent to California as part of a regular training rotation in the California desert, the official added. "Without a sustained budget, ships will not receive the required maintenance to put to sea; the ships already at sea will be extended outside of port; aircraft will remain on the ground, their pilots not at the sharpest edge; and eventually, eventually ammunition, training and manpower will not be sufficient to ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:20

Special Counsel Robert Mueller questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions for several hours last week, making Sessions the first known member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to be interviewed in Mueller's Russian Federation probe, The New York Times first reported Tuesday .

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:29

The measure will be sent to President Donald Trump for his signature after passing through Congress . "As I have always said, once the government is funded, my administration will work toward solving the problem of very unfair, illegal immigration ", Trump said in a statement Monday.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:24

About 5.09 million shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 14. The stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) earned "Outperform" rating by Robert W.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:31

But he was forced to hole up in Washington when his trip was canceled because of the shutdown. President Trump and Republican leadership have hurt Virginia and our military by governing from crisis-to-crisis and being unwilling to compromise.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:28

After winning the toss, the hosts chose to bat and set a target of 320 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Zimbabwe can join Bangladesh in the final on Saturday if they win the contest. The tourists, though, were four down inside the first 10 overs as Mashrafe Mortaza and Shakib shared the wickets. Graeme Cremer made 23 while Sikandar Raza fought hard with 39 but the hosts proved too good yet again for Zimbabwe .

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:29

By January 26, he will be in Poland for more talks with senior officials on security and economic matters. Tillerson said Monday while traveling in Europe that the US recognizes Turkey's "legitimate right" to defend itself from terrorists.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:12

For Munster, a convincing win against Castres in Thomond Park assured that today would not be the final time this crowd witnessed Simon Zebo playing a big European tie in Limerick. Writing in The Times on Friday, Ben Kay, a World Cup victor with England in 2003 and now a respected television commentator, suggested two factors might be at work: a different style of rugby in the Premiership with English teams "keeping more players on their feet and competing in midfield"; hence English clubs ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:25

Ranbir and Sonam, who were romantically linked before, are being snapped together after nearly 10 years since the release of their debut 'Saawariya'. The untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic has taken a little longer to complete, but the team has now wrapped up the shoot.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:46

The White House on Saturday refused to negotiate on immigration issues until the government reopened. The agreement was contingent on a promise from the GOP that Congress would revisit the immigration issue-specifically the fate of young undocumented immigrants, or "Dreamers", formerly protected under DACA-in the next few weeks.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:55

Meanwhile widespread protests were staged against Anwar and the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar also took notice of the incident and sought a report from IGP Sindh within seven days. Expressing lack of trust on probe by a police committee, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the alleged extrajudicial killing of 27-year-old Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah Mehsud.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:13

A 16-year-old male student was taken into custody without incident after shooting a 15-year-old female student in the cafeteria with a semi-automatic handgun, Sheriff Charles Edge said. He also says he doesn't yet know what charges the suspect might face. A student, Cassie Shook, 17, told the Associated Press that the shooting was avoidable as the girl had complained about the suspect to the vice principal on two separate occasions, but nothing was done.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:13

Democrats have a double-digit lead over Republicans on a generic midterm House ballot, according to a new poll. Asked which party they would vote for in the midterm elections , 64 percent of American women said they would pull the lever for a Democratic candidate, compared to just 29 percent for Republicans.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:34

Democrats , as a condition of supporting a new spending stopgap, demanded a resolution of the uncertain future Trump created for the Dreamers with his DACA order past year. Republicans have just a one-seat majority in the Senate, and therefore have to lure some Democrats to their side to get a 60-vote supermajority to bring the stop-gap funding motion forward.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:27

The Supreme Court on January 18 had lifted the ban on the movie paving the way for a nation-wide release. Rajput Karni Sena Spokesperson Vijendra Singh said that the body will approach cinema hall owners across India in the next three days to request them not to screen the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:27

At a press conference Monday at Vancouver Police Department headquarters, the family's pastor, Caleb Choi, and Wong's brother, Wilfred Wong, expressed thanks for the professionalism and kindness of police and hospital staff, and for they support they have received from the community in the week since Alfred Wong died two days after being shot.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:52

It took nearly 40 minutes for an updated alert to be sent to phones, by which time many people had heard news of the false alarm through news reports or social media updates. On Monday, Ige admitted he did not immediately share the alert update because of password issues. Ige's response: During those 15 minutes, he was making calls to his leadership team.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:00

The House of Representatives is expected to quickly approve the resolution this evening. Either way, it is largely being panned as a "cave", particularly since McConnell's assurances on an immigration vote are (a) largely procedural, and (b) aren't binding on the House or the White House .

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:16

He faces federal charges that he used that relationship to collect a fortune in bribes from two companies doing business with the state. The four defendants sat quietly throughout the day with around a dozen defense lawyers in the federal district courthouse in lower Manhattan.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:28

WREG reports Phillip told family members he wanted to take his wife to Graceland "one last time before she died". But after speaking with Philip and EMS companies, hospitals and medical examiner offices in the Memphis area, police determined that no women matched Roberta's description.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:57

On Friday, Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc called Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger "disrespectful" for talking publicly about the player. 141 - Since joining @BVB @ Aubameyang7 has scored more than twice as many goals in all comps for the club as any other player.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:42

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Monday. The Turkish Armed Forces launched the Operation Olive Branch on Saturday, targeting the PKK terror group's Syrian affiliates the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin area on Turkish-Syrian border.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:32

Palmer had a career-high 34 points. Ohio State surpassed its win total for all of last season. The Buckeyes play their second of four home games in a row on Thursday night as they host Penn State at 7:00pm. 3 Purdue on February 7th. Other Big Ten teams in the top 25 include Michigan State at no. 6, and no. 25 Michigan. Keita Bates-Diop again lead the Buckeyes in scoring 20 points.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:18

Kansas State threw the first punch in the first half, building a 16-point lead when Brown hit a 3-pointer with 6:22 left before halftime. UNC matched Kansas' five-spot jump to No. The 58 percent from the field marks the ninth time this season the Wildcats shot over 50 percent from the field in the first half. "When they made a little push, we talked about really picking up the intensity on defense, taking away stuff", Weber said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:37

On CBS News' " Face the Nation ", House Speaker Paul Ryan said the lower chamber has agreed to accept a short-term deal that would fund the government through February 8 if the Senate is able to pass such a bill. The other part is to manage the pieces. McConnell's commitment follows hours of behind-the-scenes talks between the leaders and rank-and-file lawmakers over how to end the two-day display of legislative dysfunction.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:12

The reason for the scolding was not disclosed. Frontier Corps arrested him and then passed him to the police. The accused was arrested from the crime scene and his weapon seized by the police, who said that investigators were trying to ascertain if the accused had hurled blasphemy allegations against the principal as an excuse for the killing.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:39

The government will reopen Tuesday. The impasse was broken after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell agreed to hold an open debate process on a bill to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program. "It's official: [Senate Minority Leader] Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration White House: Trump remarks didn't derail shutdown talks Schumer defends Durbin after GOP senator ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:47

Anan does not have a military permission terminating his service at the Armed Forces, according to SACF statement. The army spokesman said "the armed forces will not overlook the blatant legal violations [Anan] has committed which are a serious breach of the laws of military service".

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:23

Inspector Dean Hood, of Operation Dragoon, said: "Despite the law change it is evident that motorists are still willing to risk using mobile phones while driving". Offenders who refuse to pay the fine issued for using a mobile device while driving could be prosecuted, disqualified from driving and fined up to £1,000.