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by | January 24, 2018 | 11:04

Israel has enthusiastically welcomed the vice president, with Netanyahu calling him a "dear friend" and praising what he described as the strongest ever ties between the two countries. Mr Pence told Israel's parliament, the Knesset, that Israel "can be confident" the USA will never compromise Israel's security. A new USA embassy in Jerusalem could take years to design and construct.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:16

To get on the ballot, the initiative needed 766,200 valid signatures. Florida is one of only three states that permanently ban all felons from voting even after they complete their sentences. The group estimates about 1.5 million ex-felons would have their voting rights restored if voters approve. Over 10,000 requests now sit in Scott's office, waiting for the seal of approval, but the governor and Bondi have been notoriously slow in restoring felon voting rights, only approving around ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:22

Sutton Superintendent Theodore Friend says he consulted with other school administrators and highway officials before deciding to send the buses out. No one got hurt. Marlene Cronin said she narrowly avoided being involved in the crash. It came to a halt after hitting a sedan on the road. The driver of the auto was also having problems with the slick street and got out of his vehicle before it was hit by the bus.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:06

His victims have called for his release to be halted amid fears he may have raped many more women when he worked as a black cab driver in London, but so far ministers have not reversed the decision or ordered a review. Last week Justice Secretary David Gauke stressed that Worboys will not be released until his licence conditions have been finalised, and victims signed up to a contact scheme have had their say on the restrictions.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:06

A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in front of the office for other militants to enter, according to local reports . Save the Children is an worldwide non-governmental organisation which promotes children's rights and provides them relief and support.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:44

A double auto bombing in Libya has left at least 33 people dead and 50 wounded, including senior security figures. According to Libyan officials the first vehicle bomb occurred outside a mosque in Benghazi's central Al Salmani district when worshippers were leaving after evening prayers.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:17

Meehan told Philly.com that he "developed an affection" for the decades-younger aide, whose name has not been made public, and "was struggling to make sure" that it would not affect their "professional relationship". He termed the payment a "severance" rejecting the word "settlement". Meehan settled with the former aide a year ago using taxpayer dollars after she filed a formal complaint of sexual harassment.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:37

The finalized date for the election has yet to be announced, though government and opposition dialogue representatives are rumored to be looking at a date in the first half of 2018. has personally made a decision to take on the task of defeating my government and intervening in Venezuela to control it", Maduro said in a televised address.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:56

She has a daughter, Abigail, who was born in 2014 while Duckworth was a USA representative. Also, Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who had the most children while in office - three - and now serves in GOP leadership as the House Republican conference chair.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:52

Democrats agreed to support the funding bill after winning a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., to bring up an immigration bill on February 8 - or before then if there's bipartisan consensus around a specific proposal.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:37

Gen. James Jarrard , the commander of special operations forces for the coalition. The high concentration of ISIS militants gathered where the strikes took place signalled that they were potentially massing for a movement, CENTCOM said. The statement added that US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes Kurdish YPG fighters, helped in target observation. The United States and Russian Federation both have military forces in Syria and have urged Turkey to show restraint in ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:12

Jagannath Mishra , former Bihar chief minister, was also found guilty by the CBI court, reported ANI . Yadav was sentenced to three years and six months in jail on January 6 in a fodder scam relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 84.5 lakh from Deoghar treasury between 1994 and 1996, when Yadav was Bihar's chief minister.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:04

More than 150 four-wheelers and two-wheelers were damaged as mobs went on rampage after 8pm, targeting three malls with multiplexes and a standalone theatre complex in the western part of the city. In Gurgaon, there are over 40 multiplexes and cinema halls. An official from city police control room said the mobs first torched 21 bikes parked in the premises of the Acropolis mall, which houses the PVR multiplex.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:34

Earlier in the day, Senate Democrats paved the way for the deal ahead of a noon vote on a key procedural measure that needed their support to end the funding impasse. House Speaker Paul Ryan told Fox and Friends that if the Senate approved a temporary spending bill to reopen the government through February 8, the House would approve it, too.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:21

That would be the time period where Strzok was spearheading the Russian Federation investigation, interviewing Michael Flynn and possibly colluding to launch a special counsel investigation with his old boss James Comey who admitted to leaking classified information to ignite such a storm.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:25

The two Koreas held the their first formal talks in almost two years this month and the South agreed to help arrange for the North to join the Games. The second performance will be staged three days later in the National Theater of Korea's Haeoreum Hall in central Seoul.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:34

Pompeo argued that the North Korean leader could not be sure he could hit the USA mainland until he had developed a substantial arsenal with multiple nuclear-tipped missiles. "He is trying to put in our mind the reality that he can deliver that pain to the USA". The White House has long maintained that all options are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea and most of Trump's top national security advisers have said that military options should be reserved pending an imminent ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:53

The initiative will be launched with participating countries - Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand - on January 25 in Bali, according to Maj. "They are a very, very effective counterterrorism unit", Felter said. Mattis, for his part, said the suffering of the Rohingya went beyond what had been portrayed in the media.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:30

The U.S. group, which will leave Tuesday and Wednesday, will meet with business and government officials in Davos to discuss issues such as trade, border security and cybersecurity, according to the White House. The experts stressed how Government and business leaders meeting in Davos wield the power and influence to set the world on a more inclusive and sustainable path.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:34

Almost 20 percent of opioid overdose deaths in NY happen as a result of prescription opioids. Defendants included Allergan, Endo, Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Teva Pharmaceuticals, among other subsidiaries, and distributors McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health.

by | January 23, 2018 | 21:24

A federal jury is siding with former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke over a series of social media posts from an incident on an airplane previous year. Black tearfully testified Monday he began receiving hateful messages after Clarke called him a "snowflake" online. He said he sued past year because he needed "someone to say this is wrong".

by | January 23, 2018 | 21:07

Other possible White House contenders who voted against the bill included Sens. "That's the place that's held up the discussion". Even when Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer agreed with Trump's demand for billions for the wall, there was still no deal.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:39

The breakthrough came when Democrats led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer agreed to fund the government until February 8. After special weekend sessions of Congress which had seen bitter recriminations traded by both parties, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to address Democrat concerns over key issues such as immigration reform in a speech to the chamber late on Sunday.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:36

The results of an autopsy were released Friday by Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner Jonathan Lucas. Lil Peep, the 21-year-old emo rapper who died of an accidental overdose in November, was found to have fentanyl , among other prescription drugs, in his system as well.

by | January 23, 2018 | 21:31

Monday's attack in eastern Ghouta - a rebel-held area suburb near Damascus - came as the government's bombing campaign in the area escalated, according to monitoring groups. Tillerson, speaking at a conference in Paris , called on the Syrian leader to cease the use of deadly weapons on civilians. Tillerson said the U.S.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:20

The Turkish attack on Kurdish forces in Afrin will likely cast a shadow over the upcoming Syrian National Dialogue Congress, which is being brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran for a political settlement of the Syrian conflict. Muslims from around the world prayed for Turkey's success in Afrin operation during their Umrah pilgrimage in Mecca on Sunday. "In its second day, #OliveBranchOperation continues to ensure peace and security for our people, protect Syria's territorial integrity and ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 21:11

The family of the minor tribal girl from Odisha's Koraput, who was allegedly gang-raped by paramilitary soldiers previous year, staged a protest with her body and refused to give their consent for an autopsy on Tuesday, a day after she hanged herself to death .

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:37

The move left only nine countries of the EU's blacklist and comes just a month after the Economic and Financial Affairs Council had drawn up the original list of 17 tax havens located outside Europe. "[The decision] reflects the meticulous local and global efforts made by all stakeholders in the Emirates since the beginning of 2017 to cooperate with our European counterparts and adhere to the EU's standards and requirements regarding the exchange of tax information".

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:13

When you look back at the successes of Mitchelton-SCOTT over the past six seasons, Impey features as an invaluable teammate in many of them - across all terrains. "It is a step up in my career, you get these little stepping stones and you reach bigger milestones and I've proved to myself now, as I've always had a little bit of self-doubt", he said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:43

The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through February 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. Other groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union expressed disappointment and shared similar criticism. Notable Democrats who were opposed to advancing the bill included Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Elizabeth Warren of MA, as well as Bernie Sanders, an Independent who caucuses with the Democrats.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:57

Rehan added that the seizure memo against Nawaz was prepared by investigating officer Mehboob Alam, who had also recorded Rehan's statement and asked for his signature on the memo. It was Nawaz Sharif's 14th hearing before the NAB court, Maryam's 16th and Safdar's 18th appearance in the accountability court. During the hearing, the regional manager operations of a private bank, Ghulam Mustafa, appeared in court as a witness and recorded his statement.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:17

The insistence by Senate Democrats on protections for young immigrants living in the country illegally led to a shutdown. The House is expected to approve the three-week funding bill later in the day and send it to President Donald Trump for his signature, allowing the government to completely reopen on Tuesday.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:56

Commenting on the CBI chief's stance, chief executive of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), Nelson Ogunshakin, said: "We urgently need a more pragmatic approach to the Brexit negotiations and this timely proposal by the CBI is an attempt to provide just that".

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:45

The National Weather Service office in Springfield will send out assessment teams Monday to survey storm damage in Lawrence County from a possible tornado. It destroyed four outbuildings, an irrigation system, two ski boats and several trees. There are reports of downed power lines and trees along Highway 82 as well as roof damage to multiple homes and structures.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:07

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