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by | January 31, 2018 | 12:48

The tournament's private nature means it wasn't sanctioned by the ICC or Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), but it was called off after the second day of action with local cricket authorities refusing to let the ground be used. Going all out for 46 is bad enough.but it was the way they did it. "The Emirates Cricket Board is aware that the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit is now investigating the All Stars T20 Ajman", Zayed Abbas, an European Central Bank board member, said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:19

First of the Scorpene class submarines, was commissioned in Mumbai last December. Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine was launched in January 2017, and is now undergoing the rigorous phase of sea trials. The first one, INS Kalvari, was commissioned on December 14 previous year. Today she is reborn in a new avatar, according to Indian Navy's Twitter handle.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:19

The Israeli embassy in Jordan is "gradually" resuming its operation after it was closed last July in a crisis in the countries' diplomatic relations due to a melee at the embassy compound that resulted in the death of two Jordanians and an injured Israeli security guard.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:07

Mrs May said: "The UK and China will not always see eye-to-eye". "We also need to protect the rules-based approach that underpins and enables robust, sustainable, free-flowing global trade". "China is opening up to the world". May's delegation - which includes 50 business leaders, Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a clutch of officials and her husband - are optimistic about progress toward formal trade talks.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:51

In the midst of the deadliest drug crisis in American history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice are stepping up our investment in fighting opioid-related crimes. His office also disclosed last summer the arrests of 120 healthcare providers accused of opioid abuse. Sessions will also talk today about the efforts of law enforcement in reducing violent crime.

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:20

Others detailed policy debates within the cabinets of previous Labor and Liberal-National coalition governments under former leaders Kevin Rudd, Tony Abbott and John Howard. "The exchange does not reveal any investigation by either the secretariat or the AFP into how the documents were lost, who lost them, or where they might be now".

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:55

President Donald Trump's stance on the crisis has been complicated. "A united Gulf Cooperation Council bolsters our effectiveness on many fronts, particularly on counterterrorism, defeating ISIS Daesh, and countering the spread of Iran's malign influence", Mattis said, referring to Daesh.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:36

The Clippers traded Griffin, Willie Reed and Brice Johnson to the Pistons for Avery Bradley , Tobias Harris , Boban Marjanovic and first- and second-round picks. Meanwhile, the Clippers seem to be entering a major rebuild. We're not doing that. "I believe today, more than ever, in our ultimate goal of winning an National Basketball Association championship".

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:27

The abortion bill was not expected to pass the Senate, where Republicans have a slight majority, according to Washington, D.C. publication the Hill . "I look forward to voting to advance this bill next week". In 2015, three Democrats voted in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: Bob Casey , Joe Donnelly , and Joe Manchin , each now representing states Trump carried in 2016.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:41

Trump ended Obama-era protections for such immigrants. About a dozen Democrats are expected to skip the speech, and some plan to protest in their own way. Two couples whose daughters were murdered by MS-13, a Salvadoran gang, were among those joining the First Lady to watch the address. "I think it's sad".

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:36

Officials said there were no immediate reports of loss to life or property. Reports indicated that the region from Jammu & Kashmir to Delhi felt the tremors. The tremors lasted for around 15 to 20 seconds. The tremors were also felt in India, Afghanistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Eastern Uzbekistan . However in Pakistan, a girl died in Bela town of Lasbela and nine others were injured as the roof of a house collapsed.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:08

The Jungle Cruise is the latest Disney Parks ride to be turned into a movie (or, as Disney hopes, multi-film, billion dollar franchise), following Pirates of the Carribean and The Haunted Mansion; much like the former of those, Jungle Cruise will be a period piece, apparently in the same vein of 1952's The African Queen .

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:39

Ragbir immigrated to the United States in 1994 from Trinidad and Tobago as a legal permanent resident, or green-card holder. A federal judge sanctioned his deportation in 2006 given an earlier conviction for wire fraud, though he has remained in the USA for over a decade under ICE's supervision.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:13

They were already the mom and dad to a 4-year-old girl, Eisele , and now they've got a couple more little ladies on their hands. 'Thank you to everyone who prayed and prayed for these little ladies, and thank you Lord for healthy babies.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:57

On October 1, Paddock opened fire on crowd of concertgoers attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival, killing 58 people before shooting himself to death in his suite at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas strip. The documents show that early in the investigation, police believed Paddock must have had help. Clark County District Court Judge Elissa Cadish later ordered the full document not be published without redactions, but she acknowledged she couldn't order the newspaper to ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 08:18

King, meanwhile, will be in the House Chamber facing the president whose policies have tried to block her from serving in the military. Kennedy was elected to the House in 2012, returning the family to Congress two years after the retirement of Rhode Island Rep.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:41

And Greitens says he's only concerned with cutting taxes and not with anyone on the other side of the street. "That (the restriction) is really good for companies that have employees in the state of Missouri", Greitens said. Gov. Eric Greitens laid out an $800 million tax cut proposal on Monday, vowing to reduce Missouri's top income tax rate and taxes on corporations.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:04

Back in April, after claiming he had 100 people hard at work on the president's big tax plan, the former Goldman Sachs banker released a one-page, double-spaced, bullet-pointed document that appeared to have been written on his phone on the ride over to Staples that morning.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:40

During Trump's speech, Perdue is expected to go to a distant, secure and undisclosed location outside Washington while everyone else gathers to listen to the president's address in the Capitol. The tradition of a designated survivor probably dates to the 1960s Cold War era, but official records don't begin until 1984. Although she was not the official designated survivor, the job of president would have gone to her as she outranked the designated survivor, Shaun Donovan, the Housing ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:51

Gronkowski appeared on stage during the Patriots send-off rally Monday, an event that provided an indication that he is improving after suffering a concussion during the Patriots 24-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship game January 21.

by | January 31, 2018 | 08:12

Labour has called for it to be be published and debated in Parliament . According to Buzzfeed, the leaked document, entitled EU Exit Analysis - Cross Whitehall Briefing and drawn up for the Department for Exiting the EU, suggests nearly every part of the economy would suffer.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:06

Trump has been clear time and again that he wants to keep Guantanamo Bay open, and that he'd like to fill it up with new detainees . Toward the end of a speech largely focused on domestic issues, the president also announced that he signed an executive order to reexamine the U.S.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:09

The released Monday detailing 210 Russian oligarchs and close political affiliates of President Vladimir Putin bears a striking resemblance to a list of. The sanctions , which were approved by veto-proof majorities in both chambers despite complaints from President TrumpDonald John TrumpCynthia Nixon calls for Americans to "take to the streets" if Trump fires Mueller Trump declines to implement new Russian Federation sanctions Comey praises McCabe: He "stood tall" while "small ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:00

A group of Palestinian activists on Tuesday Kick out an American delegation that visited the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Popular Resistance activist Ibrahim Musallam said that the move was based on a national decision against USA policy in the region and a political stance to boycott the unwelcome Americans until the United States reconsider their decisions on Jerusalem.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:45

A Syrian peace conference in Russia ended on Tuesday with a statement calling for democratic elections but ignoring key opposition demands after a day marred by squabbles and heckling of the Russian foreign minister. The latest round of those talks took place last week in Vienna. But some delegates stood up and began heckling him, accusing Moscow of killing civilians in Syria with its air strikes.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:37

In July, Trump apparently became frustrated again and there were discussions, according to the source, about finding conflicts of interest and other negative material on Mueller to weaken his credibility. In other words, basically: The NYT is wrong about Trump. 'Raise your right hand. Some in the legal field say yes. John Dowd, Trump's attorney, said the White House, in an unprecedented display of cooperation with Mueller's investigation, has turned over more than 20,000 pages of ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:32

Treasury sanctions , told RFE/RL. The sanctions, Democrats said , were supposed to be imposed by Monday on many entities conducting business with Russia's defense and intelligence sectors. Writing on Facebook , Kosachev said he had the "the firm impression that U.S. secret services, desperate to find the provable compromising evidence they promised on Russian politicians, just copied the Kremlin phonebook".

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:11

Qantas says that the use of 24,000kg of blended biofuel saved 18,000kg in carbon emissions, a 7 per cent reduction compared to normal operations. It is sown in either fallow areas where food crops fail or in between regular crop cycles, known as "cover cropping".

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:05

Read the full story here. Hamas had initially hastily announced al-Alami died naturally but later said he shot himself while checking his weapon and was in critical condition. He lived in exile for more than 20 years but returned to Gaza in 2012. Also known as Abu Hamam, al-Alami was a supporter of Hamas's ties with Iran and was seriously injured in a 2014 bombing.

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:24

Since agreeing to the nuclear deal with six powers, including the United States, in July 2015, Iran has tested 23 ballistic missiles, in defiance of language in a related United Nations Security Council resolution calling on Iran not to develop such weapons, according to a study released last week by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD).

by | January 31, 2018 | 03:49

Makram Ali, 51, died in the attack and several others were injured. Osborne told Woolwich Crown Court he had been planning to set up a Welsh far-right group with Dave and another man, Terry Jones, to be called the Taffia . and then the door opened and Dave was gone". He denies driving the van at the time and claimed it was "a guy called Dave " who drove while he sat in the footwell during the attack.

by | January 31, 2018 | 02:25

The memo was reportedly shared with many Republican members of Congress, but has not been turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Department of Justice. On Monday, the committee voted to make the Democratic memo available to all House members - but not the public. The Justice Department declined to comment on this report .

by | January 31, 2018 | 02:43

Ricketts is the brother of Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs. Ricketts was nominated by Trump to be deputy secretary of commerce, but withdrew from consideration for the post a year ago over difficulties complying with financial divestiture rules.

by | January 31, 2018 | 01:15

A list of potential targets were drawn up last month in anticipation of Monday's deadline for implementing secondary sanctions . The list - published just before midnight on Monday - includes 114 senior figures in President Putin's government and 96 oligarchs worth over $1 billion each.

by | January 31, 2018 | 01:38

Drew Ferguson (R-GA), as he said back home in his district, the tax cut plan is already helping spur new investment and job creation. It is an opportunity for Mr Trump to give an assessment of his first year in office as well as offering a glimpse at what policies to expect in the year ahead.