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by | January 29, 2018 | 12:44

Tourists also suffered with the capital's famous Bateaux Mouches rivercraft out of service, and only emergency services authorized to navigate the waterway. "Two floodings of the Seine river in less than two years - we have to change, we have to change the way we build this city", Brossel said. But several areas on the city's outskirts are under water, such as the southern suburb of Villeneuve-Saint- Georges, where some residents were getting around by boat and dozens have been evacuated ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 12:41

The Macau unit, which generates about 70 per cent of Wynn Resorts' revenue, opened sharply lower on Monday and fell by as much as 6.5 per cent to HK$28.05 during morning trade. In some cases, female employees in the salon would hide in back rooms if they knew Wynn was on his way to the casino. Vogel did not specify whether it was Wynn or his company that made the contribution.

by | January 29, 2018 | 10:37

Devumi claims to be based in Manhattan, but is actually run out of West Palm Beach, Florida by a 27-year-old man named German Calas, who is described in the report as having a persona that is "a mixture of fact and fantasy". The thinking is people are more likely to follow or retweet these accounts because they already seem more credible and important. "The next 15,000 followers from Devumi were more obviously suspect: no profile pictures, and jumbles of letters, numbers and word fragments ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 10:46

Sisi, who has been in power since 2014, appears set to run unopposed after all other presidential hopefuls were either jailed or announced they would not take part in the election on March 26-28. On Saturday, a member of Anan's campaign, Hisham Genena, was attacked and severely wounded outside his home in the suburbs of the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

by | January 29, 2018 | 10:18

Deon van Zyl, chairman of the Western Cape Property Development Forum said: "For now things are still good, but we expect that it might change for the worse as the industry is water dependent". "And none of the augmentation measures will be ready before this winter apart from what Cape Town is doing itself". "But Day Zero is avoidable if we each do the little we are asked to do to save water".

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:53

Then there was one more auditioner. The former first lady won a Grammy in 1997 for reading her book, " It Takes a Village ". "One reason why he liked to eat at McDonald's: Nobody knew he was coming and the food was safely premade", Clinton read, later asking Corden if she had the spoken word award "in the bag".

by | January 29, 2018 | 10:38

White House lawyers and press officials did not immediately reply to Reuters requests for comment. Reasons apparently included: Mueller had once disputed fees at a Trump golf club; he once worked at a law firm that represents Trump's son-in-law; and he had interviewed - with Trump - to replace Comey at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:21

Police identified the attacker at a second checkpoint but were unable to stop him before he detonated the explosives near the old Ministry of the Interior building, Rahimi said . The Taliban have been waging an insurgency since they were driven from power by United States and Afghan forces after the September 11 attacks. U.S.

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:44

About 5% of all new auto sales in the Golden State are zero-emission. President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, following through on a major campaign pledge. Other highlights of the executive order include recommending ways to expand zero-emission vehicle infrastructures and supporting policies to encourage people to install electric vehicle chargers.

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:59

Grisham said the First Lady is busy focusing on Family and filling her duty as First Last for the American people . Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised "never again' as we remember the millions of Jews...." Melania Trump is packing her agenda ever since she canceled her plans to join her husband , Donald Trump , in Davos.

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:11

Winds should pick up during the day with gusts up to 25 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The snow showers will result in an accumulation of about 1 to 2 inches by the Tuesday morning commute in the Harrisburg, Carlisle, Lancaster and Lebanon areas.

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:56

In a television interview with Piers Morgan , the President said he would apologise for retweeting a series of videos by a British far-right group, insisting he " knew nothing " about them. Britain First Deputy Leader Jayda Fransen leaves Belfast Laganside Courts, where she faced charges related to comments made about Islam. "I don't want to be involved with people like that", Trump said.

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:42

Ahead of parliament's budget session, it had dominated on social media under the hashtags #pakodanomics, #PakodaRojgar, #Pakoda and #Pakodafor2019. Be prepared for an assault on our commonsense by wild claims of job creation by the government.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:40

Don't come into anyone's pressure", the Chief Justice advised Sindh IG. There's no better example than Rao Anwar of the police force's reputation of taking the law into its own hands, especially because certain senior officers are allegedly close to certain powerful politicians.

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:57

Ms Plummer claimed not to have known this and to have brought the pills into the country to treat her Egyptian partner's back pain. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pardoned Plummer along with a list of other prisoners as part of a "day of mercy".

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:31

Schmidt confirmed Sunday that a 22-year-old woman, identified by police as Niagara Falls resident Nicole Turcotte, died following the crash and a 19-year-old woman remains in hospital. last night for a serious crash. OPP say the fatal collision which involved five cars may have been caused by what is known to police as a "brake check" - an act of retaliation in which a driver deliberately brakes very hard in front of another driver who may be following too closely or who has somehow offended ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 09:07

Trump had accused Mueller of three conflicts of interest that he argued disqualified him from running the probe, The Times said. Trump called the story "fake news". "Fake news, folks. Fake news". Both Collins and Graham said they saw no sign that Trump is now trying to fire Mueller . In the months that followed, Trump's close advisers tried to calm the president's nerves surrounding the investigation, often consulting him that the probe would be ending soon.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:39

PRESIDENT Trump's swipe at the "fake" news media at the World Economic Forum yesterday prompted some hissing and booing from the audience. Mr Trump is the first sitting USA president to visit the annual summit since Bill Clinton in 2000. The franchises, he said, operate as small businesses with $1 million to $2 million in annual sales. Only by insisting on fair and reciprocal trade can we create a system that works not just for the USA but for all nations.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:30

President and British prime minister deliver joint remarks in Switzerland . "And there is a kind of feeling that they are really all wanting to make this as easy as possible so that it actually leaves us very much in the position of staying in the European Union".

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:14

The leg-spin duo of Australian Adam Zampa and Samuel Badree of West Indies also went unsold. England Test captain Joe Root also went unsold but his teammate, all-rounder Chris Woakes, was picked by RCB for '7.40 crore (USD 1.16 million). Ben Stokes, the costliest player sold past year for 14.2 crore, is also the costliest player till now with Rs 12.50 crore to Rajasthan Royals (RR ).

by | January 29, 2018 | 08:23

Countries such as the United Kingdom export more than $10 billion worth. Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said the facility would help Australian companies achieve "significant sales". The government will also ensure Australia's global obligations - including around arms controls - are upheld. A new Australian Defence Export Office will be established to implement the strategy, and an Australian Defence Export Advocate will be appointed to co-ordinate with the industry, and state and territory ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:37

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) has declined 6.78% since January 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Fifth Third Bancorp increased Bank Amer Corp (BAC) stake by 3.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with "Hold" on Friday, November 3. (NYSE:QEP) earned "Overweight" rating by PiperJaffray on Monday, September 18.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:11

We pledge with all of our might and resolve: "Never Again!" the president said on Twitter . Donald Trump had taken over from Obama since a week when the statement was issued. "We take this opportunity to recall the Nazis' systematic persecution and brutal murder of six million Jewish people", it said. Historians estimate the total number of deaths to be 11 million, with the victims encompassing gay people, priests, gypsies, people with mental or physical disabilities, communists, ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:26

The Congress, hoping to retain Meghalaya while trying to oust the Left from Tripura, released its list of candidates for Assembly elections in the two states on Saturday. Counting of votes is scheduled on March 3. However, BJP is yet to finalise the visit of its star campaigners including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:43

Short, in his Sunday comments, said he's unsure what Trump would do if Congress passed a bill to protect the status of the special counsel , which would make it harder ― or nearly impossible ― for the president to try to remove Mueller. "The last thing you need us going in there loaded for bear", Page texts, referring to dealing with Clinton. Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd sent a letter to Nunes saying it "would be extraordinarily reckless " for the House Intelligence Committee to ...

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:38

The security forces have shut down the area of the shootout. Mohammad Ehsan, of Kabul, told Reuters that he heard explosions starting around 5 a.m., and continued for at least an hour. On Saturday, over 100 people were killed in a deadly bombing in Kabul. Both the Taliban and ISIS have launched several major attacks across Afghanistan in recent years.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:25

When asked if their opinion had changed in the previous year, 19 per cent said they were now more open to the idea. "When the ban was put into our constitution I was four years old and nobody under 52 has had a say in this". The Taoiseach will be pushing for choice in the forthcoming referendum on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. The date of the referendum and its wording have not been worked out yet, but it has been speculated to be May or June.

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:02

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $37.68. About 2.37 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. (NYSE:MMC) rating on Monday, October 16. Susquehanna maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $40 target in Thursday, August 27 report. The stock has "Hold" rating by HSBC on Monday, September 26.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:50

The Bristol Bay watershed is one of the most pristine ecosystems in the world, supplying about half of the world's sockeye salmon. Fishermen should understand that the announcement does not offer permanent protections to Bristol Bay but that stakeholders will now have additional opportunity to weigh in on the proposed project, UFA said.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:59

Fairfax County Police identified the man as 21-year-old Anthony Moaf. After repeated demands were made to Moaf for his surrender, police used a robot and gas grenades to end the barricade. Officers responded to a report of a man threatening to kill family members at the scene, police said. Residents in the immediate area were asked to stay inside and keep away from windows during the standoff.

by | January 29, 2018 | 05:54

The situation turned more violent after protesters damaged railway tracks, station and also damaging vehicles of DC and SP of the hill district. "It may be noted that following a report in a news portal indicating that Dima Hasao district in central Assam is supposed to be included in the proposed Nagalim under the Naga Accord with the Union government and its subsequent re-use in some local newspapers, a massive public uprising surfaced in various parts of the hills district".

by | January 29, 2018 | 05:08

Escobar, 31, has spent the last seven seasons with the Royals after being acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers in a trade that also included Lorenzo Cain . This isn't going to be a competitive year and fans knew that headed into the offseason. The Royals have re-signed Alcides Escobar and plan to install him as their everyday shortstop again, which means Mondesi is likely destined to head back to Triple-A Omaha.

by | January 29, 2018 | 04:54

Israeli Channel 2, on Thursday, said that the U.S.is considering closing down the PLO offices in Washington as a sanction for refusal, by the Palestinian Authority (PA), to return to negotiations with Israel. The US decision drew condemnation from world leaders and prompted Abbas to snub US Vice President Mike Pence during his recent trip to the occupied Palestinian territories by leaving the country.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:41

This followed an assault by Taliban militants on a luxury hotel in Kabul a week earlier that killed 22 people. The US President called the attack "despicable". Medical professionals were struggling to handle the number of casualties caused by the attack, with many hospitals unable to handle the numbers and laying the wounded in hospital gardens with their intravenous drips.

by | January 29, 2018 | 06:32

Expand | Collapse (Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany) U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham speaks during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt April 3, 2016. "This bill is unconstitutional and shameful on its own-the decision to have an abortion is one that should be made by women, not politicians", Faiz Shakir, national political director at the American Civil Liberties Union, said in a statement .