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by | February 09, 2018 | 05:07

The ministry also said that the Nusra Front militant group, which now fights under the banner of the Tahrir al-Sham alliance, had obtained portable missile systems, the agencies reported. Reports of air strikes hitting at least three hospitals in the past 48 hours "make a mockery of so-called "de-escalation zones", Pinheiro said, referring to a Russian-led truce deal for rebel-held territory, which has failed to stop fighting there".

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:56

Democrats compared the plan to displays of military might organised by autocratic nations. "We'll send them up to the White House for a decision". "A military parade in D.C. Planes going over". Voters who served in the military (mostly veterans but also active duty) supported Trump by 60 percent over his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 presidential election.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:40

Much as the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was used as a bargaining chip last month, funding for over 1,400 community health care centers hang in the balance this time around. House GOP appropriators unveiled the short-term spending bill, known as continuing resolution (CR), that would also fund the military at increased levels through the rest of the fiscal year, which ends September 30.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:15

The '88 Games gave South Korea its first big turn in the global spotlight. So NBC will try to change the story by releasing each day an estimate of how many people experienced the Olympics over all of its platforms, not just the prime-time ratings.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:51

Rahul Gandhi said the PM didn't allay concerns of the people on jobs. What can be termed as one of the fiercest speeches in the Parliament , PM Modi trained all his guns against the opposition, especially the Congress , and said that BJP doesn't need lessons on democracy from the party which has the history of tarnishing it.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:21

Reading a handwritten letter, Sanchez spoke her final words before being sentenced. NSFW Video: Obdulia Sanchez livestreams fatal auto crash kills her sister, "I don't care". It was all caught on camera. The charges include gross vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving, child endangerment charges and several enhancements.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:43

Renuka will also move privilege motion against the Prime Minister over his remarks. "The Congress says it's a breach of privilege!" Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader D.P. While Modi was referring to Aadhaar and said that its seeds were sown during A B Vajpayee's government, Chowdhury started laughing loudly. The Congress had protested outside Parliament and also raised the issue inside the Rajya Sabha during zero hour, after which the proceedings were disrupted.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:42

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by | February 09, 2018 | 04:42

His trip to South Korea from Thursday will coincide with a visit to the games by North Korea's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, the most senior North Korean official to enter the South since the 1950-53 Korean War ended with a truce. Since then the North has agreed to take part in the South's Winter Olympics with a combined women's ice hockey team from both sides, and Kim Yo Jong, the 28-year-old sister of the North Korean leader, will attend the opening ceremony.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:56

Citizens who attended the commission meeting in Cambria were strongly opposed to the Trump administration's plan to open federal waters to offshore drilling, expressing concern for the threat of oil byproducts on marine wildlife, the health of the coastal economy and continued investment in fossil fuel extraction in the face of climate change.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:52

It wasn't a tough decision considering Revis mostly struggled during his brief time with the team. The Chiefs had initially signed Revis on a two-year, $11 million deal in November. Revis spent most of last season unsigned, partially because of offset language from his Jets contract. Revis also saw some action in the Chiefs' shocking 22-21 playoff loss to the Titans back in January, although it's not the kind of action he'll be bragging about anytime soon.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:02

Moscow continued to defend Damascus and supported the Syrian regime's claim that it was innocent of the charges and that all the evidence against it was fabricated. Back in April 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu officially admitted for the first time that the regime's military had conducted strikes in Syrian territory.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:57

Agitating Telugu Desam Party or TDP members, who were already in the centre of the house, turned towards Mr Jaitley and urged him to consider their demands. Trinamool Congress' asked the Finance Minister about how much black money was collected after demonetisation, but Jaitley ignored that. Coming out of the House, Rahul said defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman herself had said the "cost of Rafale aircraft will be told but now she is saying it is a state secret and can not be revealed".

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:45

The death toll rose from an initial report of 16 "because the strikes are continuing - some new victims died in Douma and some critically wounded people died of their wounds", the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. In December the Syrian army, helped by Iran-backed militias and heavy Russian air power, launched a major offensive to take territory in Idlib province.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:39

North Korea informed the South on Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un's sister, an increasingly prominent figure in the country's leadership, will be part of a high-level government delegation traveling for the Olympics . The United States is set to unveil its "toughest and most aggressive round" of economic sanctions on North Korea as part of its drive to squeeze dry revenue streams into the country, US Vice-President Mike Pence said here yesterday.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:46

The swoon began Friday as investors anxious that accelerating inflation and higher interest rates could derail the market's record-setting rally. The Dow quickly recovered much of that loss. "Central bank tightening needs to be taken seriously all of the time", said Fritz Folts, chief investment strategist at 3EDGE Asset Management, in Boston.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:58

He further added that the research under the Scheme will address our national priorities at the one hand and shortage of quality faculty in the premier educational institutions of the country, on the other. "For the opposition's unity we will be with Congress, whatever decision they take", Tripathi said. "Ever since seeing Ramayana serial, for the first time I have got an opportunity to see such a laughter", Modi said, to the thumping from the treasury benches.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:57

Apply online for CBSE NEET UG 2018 at All set to be held in the month of July 2018, the official notification citing details about the upcoming UGC NET 2018 exam this year is expected to be out on the aforesaid official website of the education board within the first week of February 2018.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:33

The foreign ministry did not respond to repeated queries for India's reaction to the Maldivian outreach to the three countries. "The Government of the Maldives was informed the said dates were not suitable for India's leadership", Maldives Foreign Office said on Thursday.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:14

He warned against what he called attempts to "alter geographical borders in the region" including that of Syria. Rouhani hailed Sochi summit's role in resolving the regional issues, saying "fortunately, the tripartite relations between Iran , Turkey and Russian Federation today are very important in regional affairs, while in the current situation, the need for further consultation and cooperation is needed to resolve the Syrian crisis".

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:19

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by | February 09, 2018 | 03:23

Adelman". According to the police report, Adelman was not using a crosswalk at the time of the accident. Authorities confirmed with TMZ Sports , on February 2 around noon a minivan driven by an 80-year-old woman hit R.J. Adelman was a scout for the Kings under his father and was later an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets. Rick Adelman , 71, coached 23 seasons in the National Basketball Association before retiring in 2014.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:56

WHITEHOUSE: "Like I said, I don't think it's a good look for our country". "It seems like a waste of money". President Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron will get another chance to test their tough handshakes and argue over climate change when the French president visits Washington in April.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:53

Pence has lambasted the North, announcing in Tokyo on Wednesday that the U.S. would impose its toughest sanctions to date on the regime. "We will continue to isolate North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile program once and for all".

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:02

The bill seeks to expunge and seal the records of anyone "for which the qualifying crime was a misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction pursuant to 18 V.S.A. San Fransisco prosecutors announced a plan to dismiss and seal more than 3,000 misdemeanor cases, as well as to dismiss or reduce almost 5,000 felony marijuana convictions.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:24

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer also chastised Paul, saying that opening the bill to amendments would further delay the process as other members attempted to add changes and likely push the government into a funding lapse. To that end, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record eight-hour speech arguing in favor of legislation for young immigrants in the country since childhood who face deportation.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:58

The crash happened around a switchyard about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Columbia. Numerous passengers were asleep when the crash jolted them awake and forced them into the cold. "It's a terrible thing to see, to understand the force involved", the governor said after touring the scene. It's been a decade since Congress approved a law mandating the GPS-based system called "positive train control", which is created to prevent two trains from travelling on the same track at the same ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:48

Thursday's phone call was the first to Haniyeh from a foreign leader since the USA designated the Hamas chief as a "global terrorist" late last month. "Immediate donor support is urgent to ensure that vulnerable Palestinians in Gaza can access life-saving health, water and sanitation services", said acting Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territories, Roberto Valent.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:04

The Canadian PM said Duterte has been receptive to comments regarding his government's crackdown on drug dealers that had claimed several lives. Almost 4,000 Filipinos have been killed by police in the campaign since June 2016. "These are multi-purpose aircraft for anti-terrorism as well as HADR", he said, using military lingo that refers to disaster response and humanitarian missions.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:16

Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD said: " President Trump's bigoted proposal to purge qualified military personnel is in direct contradiction to the will of the American people and what's best for our nation's security". While the president has reportedly asked for just a general parade, Schumer's request was much more like the 1991 parade that took place under then-President George H.W.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:41

He joked: "Mr. Speaker, we could not be more highly honored that the Minority Leader would take such an interest in HR 1153, the Mortgage Choice Act". "Give us a chance to have a vote on the floor", she said. "It doesn't surprise me from Gen. Kelly", he said. Pelosi at one point shared the story of Jirayut New Latthivongskorn , an activist and physician-in-training who came to the United States from Thailand at the age of 9.

by | February 09, 2018 | 01:07

The charged crowd chanted slogans against the murdered student and vowed to "move the Supreme Court against the verdict". An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday sentenced the man to death and handed life sentences to five other people in connection to the lynching.

by | February 09, 2018 | 01:50

The Coast Guard has dispatched boats, a helicopter and an airplane to the scene. According to the Coast Guard, around 8:30 p.m. watchstanders heard a mumbled male voice issue a mayday call over the radio. The Fairhaven Fire Department, New Bedford Fire Department, Mattapoisett Fire Department, Dartmouth Fire Department, and Massachusetts Environmental Police were also involved in the search.

by | February 09, 2018 | 01:01

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Trump ordered the Pentagon to plan a military parade after having been impressed with the one he attended in Paris over the summer. "People don't know what great warriors they are in France, [and] when you see that, and you see all the victories, it was a tremendous thing". "A military parade of this kind would also be a departure from the values of our constitutional democracy", ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee and Rep.

by | February 09, 2018 | 01:19

An alleged serial killer accused of murdering five men is expected to face more charges after Toronto police announced the discovery of more human remains on Thursday. McArthur is believed to have met his victims through gay dating sites. McArthur is due back in court on February 14. He said that police "haven't ruled out" that the remains may belong to people other than those whom police have previously identified as victims.