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by | February 11, 2018 | 07:25

The academics were abducted by the Nigeria-based Islamic militants while conducting oil prospect evaluations in the Lake Chad area on behalf of Nigerian National Petroleum previous year, said presidential spokesman Garba Shehu. It is not known at this stage whether a ransom was paid or if any Boko Haram prisoners were swapped in exchange for the hostages, as has happened in the past.

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:10

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and five soldiers were wounded in Syria's Afrin district on February 10, an initial military statement said. A technical team launched an investigation. The HDP's other co-leader, Selahattin Demirtas, is in jail over alleged links to Kurdish militants and is among many leading members of the party imprisoned on similar charges, which they have denied.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:44

About 522,975 shares traded or 3.17% up from the average. It has outperformed by 27.78% the S&P500. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $31.44. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Among which 60 performing investment advisory and research functions. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 2.31%.

by | February 11, 2018 | 08:08

Medical groups and first responders in Syria reported several civilians had signs consistent with chlorine gas, including breathing problems and the smell of chlorine on their clothes, after a reported chemical attack on the town of Saraqeb in Idlib province late Sunday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:59

The allegations aired in The Times of London are "truly shocking", May's spokeswoman said. The UK-based charity said it had already set up a whistleblowing hotline to prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. "While there is nothing we can do to stop individuals falsifying references or getting colleagues to provide a reference in a personal capacity, there is clearly more that can and should be done to ensure that individuals who are found to be guilty of sexual misconduct do not continue to ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:57

The partition is expected to be constructed this spring in the committee's secure spaces, according to CBS News . Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach House Intel postpones Bannon interview in dispute over questioning Despite subpoena, Bannon won't appear before House Intelligence Committee: reports MORE (R-Texas) suggested that the idea came from Chairman Rep.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:43

The brief shutdown in Washington came at a sensitive time for financial markets. While many were sleeping, the USA government faced yet another shutdown amid budget talks - except this time, the closure only lasted a few hours rather than a weekend.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:32

White House officials report that they learned of Corbett's allegations on Thursday night. According to the White House, his position did not require a security clearance and his background check was ongoing. A spokesman for President Trump would only admit that Kelly became "fully aware" of the accusations when DailyMail published photos of Porter's first wife that she says were taken after he hit her during a vacation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:09

There are further delays on several Air New Zealand and Jetstar flights both arriving to and departing from Wellington Airport. At least 10 flights out of the capital and more than a dozen incoming flights were cancelled last night.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:49

Analysts noted that Kim Yo Jong was shown holding a blue folder adorned with a gold seal, which she later placed in front of her on the table, leading to speculation in South Korean media that it could contain a personal letter from her brother to the South Korean President.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:20

While the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics brought celebration on Friday, the event brought a range of emotions for a Korean War survivor in the metro. Twitter user Oryx, author of the popular military blog of the same name, said the warheads looked like copies of the Russian 9K720 Iskander. USA vice-president Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, United States officials said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:39

That was the clearest sign yet of an expanding diplomatic opening opposed by the Trump administration. During a pre-Olympics Opening ceremonies reception in Pyeongchang later that day, Pence "did not come across" the North Korean delegation, according to a spokesman for the Vice President.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:46

Barnes had served as the team's interim head coach for the past week since Larry Eustachy was put on administrative leave. "Jase Herl will coach the team today against San Jose State". Barnes and Eustachy have coached together since the late 1990s. CSU has not responded to inquiries as to why Barnes was put in charge of the program.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:01

Thousands of dogs from all over the world enter in the Masters Agility Championship, Masters Obedience Championship and the Dog Show. "Of course, any one of us would be thrilled to have our dog win Best of Breed at Westminster", she said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:11

Eight Israeli fighter jets attacked the Iranian and Syrian targets inside Syria. The tweet added that Iran was responsible for "this severe violation of Israeli sovereignty. The two crew from Israel's crashed F16 were alive after ejecting, although one was severely wounded, the military said. This was an defensive effort triggered by an "Iranian act of aggression ", and "we are willing, prepared and capable to extract a heavy price from anyone that attacks us", he said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:29

Moon has looked at the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with North Korea - a move the vice-president cautioned against. Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, was at the opening ceremony with North Korea's nominal head of state, 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam .

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:19

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by | February 11, 2018 | 05:26

The traditional curtain-raiser to the Alpine skiing programme at the Winter Olympics, the downhill is scheduled to take place on Sunday when winds in excess of 30 knots (55.6 km per hour) are forecast for the Jeongseon Alpine Centre. That meant a signature feature, the steep "Free Fall" starting section, was not used. "If we can have the reserve days and wait out for an optimal day, it would be ideal", said Bryce Bennett of the United States, who was sixth-fastest Friday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:50

One of the brothers was thought to have travelled to the Wester Ross area from County Durham, while the other came from Nairn. A Police Scotland spokesman said: 'Mountain rescue teams searching in the area of Achnashellach for two missing hillwalkers have sadly recovered the body of a man.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:21

It later stages a direct strike at the source of mortar shells that it says the Syrian Army fired in response to the first Israeli strike. Earlier, Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated into the country early today before launching the large-scale attack inside Syria.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:06

Iran obtaining "could severely hamper the Israeli air force's freedom to act and dramatically limit the aerial maneuvering freedom of every aircraft in the Middle East because this is a strategic, balance-breaking weapons", added Agmon, who then headed the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:39

A bypoll is due in Araria after the death of Alam's father and veteran RJD MP, Md Taslimuddin. Mr Taslimuddin had won the seat by a margin of more than two lakh votes, while the BJP and the JD (U) - which had fought separately - finished nearly neck and neck, occupying the second and the third positions, respectively, in the 2014 general elections.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:50

Democrats say their 10-page memo corrects key mischaracterizations and crucial omissions in the Republican case. They say the GOP memo is designed as a distraction from the probe, which is looking into whether Trump's campaign was in any way connected to the Russian interference.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:01

The stock increased 1.47% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $57.83. Trigran Investments Inc, which manages about $278.36 million and $443.70M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) by 193,277 shares to 741,784 shares, valued at $27.56M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:23

The group might be near Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Authorities believe that the children may be in the company of Gregory Houde, described as a White Male, 34-years-old, with brown hair and brown eyes. Police said they may be traveling in a blue 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer with Florida tag #JAGD93, or a pickup of unknown make and model. He has blonde hair and green eyes.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:40

After police apprehended Valera at home and arrested him, he reportedly gave them a detailed account of the crime, claiming that once he realized Noceda had died, he used her thumb to unlock her iPhone and post a Snapchat message suggesting she had run away.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:53

Speaking with Quds Press on condition of anonymity, a source from Hamas said the state of alert has come in response to the sweeping military maneuvers launched by the Israeli occupation army as of Sunday near Gaza's borders. Hamas officials said the visit is to discuss the economic crisis "that put Gaza on the edge of the abyss". Also on the agenda, said Barhoum, will be talks to protect the Palestinian cause in the face of more illegal Israeli settlements and the United States move on ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:24

The principal, Carlota Morales, called Morffi's firing "difficult and necessary" in a letter to parents. "They're crucifying this teacher for her sexual preference", said parent Cintia Cini. If something along the way does not continue to stay within that contract, then we have no other choice". Teacher Jocelyn Morffi posted a photo on Facebook from her wedding over the weekend.

by | February 11, 2018 | 02:44

Moon is desperate to use the games as an opportunity to restore regular communication with North Korea and eventually pull it into talks over resolving the global standoff over its nuclear program. Moon told Kim Yo Jong that the North and South should continue to build conditions for a summit, Moon spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said Saturday. South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that servers were shut down to prevent damage to technical systems, causing problems with the Pyeongchang Olympic ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:26

But many Republican lawmakers contend that the science on climate change is not settled. Patrick McDonald, the committee's vice chairman, joined the panel's three Democrats that opposed the motion to scrub climate-related passages from the standards.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:06

During Hall's tenure at the Federal Railroad Administration, there were a number of high-profile rail crashes. Heath Hall has resigned as a top official with the Federal Railroad Administration, a Department of Transportation official said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 02:00

Budhy Hendratno said the accident occurred at 6:10 p.m.in Ciater subdistrict on Saturday afternoon when a bus carrying tourists from Ciputat, Tangerang ramped into a motorcycle, lost control and toppled over. "We haven't identified the victims", Budhy said on Saturday, as quoted by Wartakota.co.id. Police are investigating the cause of the accident, but preliminary report suggests brake failure as a likely cause.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:13

Alexanda Kotey is one of the two members of " The Beatles " captured by Syrian Kurdish forces. He was caught as he attempted to cross the border into Turkey as Syrian Democratic Forces pursued the militants in Syria . Emwazi, who appeared in horrific videos showing the beheading of British and American hostages, was killed in a British drone strike in 2015. A fourth member of the so-called "Beatles", Aine Davis, is now imprisoned in Turkey on terrorism charges.

by | February 11, 2018 | 02:32

Auburn shot 50.9 percent and getting 11 dunks or layups against a Georgia defense that came into the game ranked second in the Southeastern Conference in field goal percentage defense. Brown is also the only Tiger averaging more than 30 minutes per game in notching 30.8 minutes of the hardwood. "He's got that next level", Pearl said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:49

In Amman , PM Modi held "wonderful" meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah II that would boost bilateral ties. Modi made the first trip to Israel by an Indian prime minister a year ago followed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to India last month.