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by | February 20, 2018 | 16:24

Some 30,000 people have been forced to leave homes around the mountain in the past few years. Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra spewed huge plums of smoke after it erupted on Wednesday afternoon. Mount Sinabung is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is prone to seismic upheaval because of its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire, " an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:40

LeBron James led his team with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists en route to his third All-Star Game MVP. And I always felt those kind of look out a place, like those are not part of his lore. Then again, the players seem to have no objections to his new plan of attack. The Greek centre has been in great form for the Milwaukee Bucks, who sit middle of the road in the east and if he is able to get any sort of combination going with Curry and MVP-favourite James Harden , the ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 17:39

Netanyahu has denied all charges. Their alleged offer was to Hila Gerstel, a judge involved in a graft probe into Sara Netanyahu over alleged misuse of public funds. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, and his wife Sara, center-right, react during a gathering by Likud party members and activists to show support for them as they face corruption investigations, held at the Tel Aviv Convention Center, August 9, 2017.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:49

However that time was not ratified because the meet was not using electronic starting blocks. Coleman said: "I wanted to go get it". Ronnie Barker, who finished second to Coleman, moves to third on the all-time 60m list with his run of 6.40.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:12

Police Monday have arrested a 14-year-old student who they say made threats on social media against his middle school classmates. "The student had been picked on in the past", the statement reads. "We will take appropriate disciplinary action", Laffoon said. "We can't be too cautious". In El Dorado, Washington Middle School went on lockdown Friday after shots were fired near the property, according to a tweet from superintendent Jim Tucker.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:44

A photo of the couple showed Mr Khan wearing a dark blazer over a traditional white shalwar kameez, while Ms Maneka is clad head-to-feet in a grey robe with a red veil covering her face. "He (Khan) got closer to her when some of political predictions she made about his party came true. Later, both developed some "intimacy" and finally, Bushra took divorce from her husband and contracted marriage with Imran early last month".

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:53

Meanwhile, the Maldives' top court has suspended 12 pro-opposition legislators before a crucial parliamentary vote on Monday, emboldening President Abdulla Yameen as he clings to power in the troubled islands. Ahmed Mahloof, a legislator from the main opposition Maldives Democratic Party (MDP), told Reuters 25 people, including two journalists, had been detained, based on numbers gathered via the party's telephone hotline.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:35

The conflict in Syria has seen more than 300,000 people killed and millions more displaced since it began in early 2011. Moumtzis, whose organization has repeatedly called for a cessation of fighting in Eastern Ghouta to allow in desperately needed food and medical aid, said the humanitarian situation in the rebel enclave was "spiraling out of control".

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:22

Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the MI utility's president and CEO told The Associated Press. "So by 2040, those five existing coal plants will be closed". "We have the ability to make a major difference for MI by being a true steward of Michigan's awesome natural resources".

by | February 20, 2018 | 17:01

CHICAGO - A Flood Watch issued by the National Weather Service is in effect for the entire Chicago area beginning Monday evening and running through Tuesday night. With the forecast, meteorologists advise that flash flooding and river flooding are of potential concern. A cold front is expected during the day Wednesday with additional showers and thunderstorms expected behind the front for several hours.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:41

Trump tweeted Friday about his conviction that Russian Federation had no impact and Vice President Mike Pence said in an Axios interview days earlier that "it is the universal conclusion of our intelligence communities that none of those efforts had any impact on the outcome of the 2016 election".

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:08

Speaking at the Conference of Presidents' 42nd annual Leadership Mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Monday, Erdan warned that while ISIS had been weakened militarily, Iran is positioning itself to reap the benefits. "The use of proxies by the United States is risky for the proxies, for the United States and for the region. Incursions in others' territories is not the way to address the problems", Zarif said.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:58

The parties were charged with conspiracy to defraud the U.S. "There are no indications that the Russian state could have any involvement in this - and there can't be", Peskov said. Although the Agency officially ceased operations in December 2016 , its work is said to continue inside the building. On Monday, CNN managed to briefly enter the building in St.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:11

Fast-forward a year and No. 22 MI (21-7, 10-5 Big Ten ) is in the midst of a 4-1 stretch spearheaded by seniors Abdur-Rahkman and Duncan Robinson, with juniors Wagner and Charles Mathews, sophomore Zavier Simpson, and freshmen Jordan Poole and Isaiah Livers providing capable backup.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:39

This compares with the national average of $2.51. The national gas price average, $2.55, has decreased for the first time week-over-week this year. "Although gas prices have dipped in the last few days, AAA believes they will take a significant turn in the next few weeks and spike in the second quarter of the year", said Tammy Arnette, senior public affairs specialist for AAA Mid-Atlantic.

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:10

As for her hairdo, Okoye rocks with pride a shaved head paired with an angular tattoo. "I kept rolling out of my house, black cars kept picking me up, and my mum's like, 'Where are you going?'", she recalled of the "interesting" experience.

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:48

The proposed insurance entity, estimated to have some £300bn in assets under management, would have been roughly 60% owned by Lloyds with the remainder owned by SLA . However, talks collapsed after SLA suggested a joint venture for the merger to be run as a standalone company with a shared board, while Lloyds wanted more control with the new business to become a subsidiary of the bank.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:49

United States authorities have come under mounting scrutiny for failing to act on a series of warning signs. The students have vowed to become the face of a movement for tighter firearm regulations and plan to visit the state capitol in Tallahassee this week to demand immediate action.

by | February 19, 2018 | 17:13

South Korean President Moon Jae-In speaks during a press conference marking his first 100 days in office at the presidential house in Seoul on August 17, 2017. The U.S. automaker launched a voluntary redundancy program last week for all its workers in the nation. South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday instructed goverment officials to take confident, resolute measures against USA protectionist moves in bilateral trade.

by | February 19, 2018 | 17:03

Along with schools, the NRA Foundation also gives millions of dollars a year to local gun clubs, Boy Scout chapters, churches and agriculture programs. At Marjory Stoneman Douglas they used the NRA funds to supplement the small amount of money the JROTC gets from the U.S. Army. The NRA Foundation has provided more than $335 million in grants since 1990.

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:52

The Biahr Board Class 10 exam will be held in two sessions - morning session (from 9.30 to 12.45) and evening session (from 2pm to 5.15pm). Around 17 lakh students will be appearing for the (matriculation) examination and it is very hard to check all the students.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:43

Meanwhile, Mr Yadav said that his party would contest the by polls with the intention of winning them. Congress announced candidates for both seats on Friday itself, making it clear that it will have no truck with SP in the bypolls. Phulpur was once represented by Jawaharlal Nehru. The BJP, for the first time, gained ground in Phulpur in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, when Maurya emerged victorious.

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:14

As they disembarked the steps of Air Force One, Donald reached for his wife's hand. Trump, who is now embroiled in more than one extra-marital affair scandals, could only manage to hold on to Melania's thumb for a few seconds as she appeared to pull her hand away from him.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:39

The incident happened in an area of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire yesterday afternoon when the ambulance crew responded to a 999 call relating to a patient with breathing difficulties. We don't block roads for the sake of it. Emergency crew have received a wave of abuse in recent months. We do it to try and save lives. West Midlands Ambulance Service has been inundated with messages of support after an abusive note was left on one of its vehicles.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:50

Deputies began to check the area in an attempt to locate Johnson and Byrns. Around 4 p.m., Bibb deputies were contacted by an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who met with them and helped track her phone further. Sunday in a motel room at the Holiday Inn Express at 4970 Harrison Road and took her alleged abductor into custody. Byrns is now being held at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center in Macon.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:30

The shooting was at least the eighth at a U.S. middle or high school this year and has reignited a debate over gun control. Wednesday's massacre, which claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has fueled urgent calls for an end to the national deadlock over gun control - with a string of shooting survivors rallying behind the cause.

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:01

Police said four people, including a 6-year-old child were hit when a suspect opened fire outside the restaurant, unloading an entire clip. Two of the adults shot in the attack in a parking lot outside the Texas Roadhouse restaurant are in a critical condition, police said.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:25

Mount Sinabung also sent a plume of thick ash five kilometres into the atmosphere during the latest activity, said Sutopo Nugroho, spokesman for the national disaster management agency. Mount Sinabung was dormant for 400 years before it erupted in 2010, killing two people. Sixteen people died when it erupted in 2014, and seven more lost their lives in 2016.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:09

I mentioned his play with Nichols earlier, but not enough can be said about how good Black was on Sunday. I want to see the players fighting for their head coach and believing that while this season didn't go the way they wanted it to go, the future is still bright, and things will get better.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:11

The Huskers were unable to take advantage of inning lead-off hits. On offense, Tristen Edwards and Madi Unzicker led the Huskers. She went hitless in the fourth and final game, snapping an eight-game hitting streak, but still finished the weekend with impressive numbers.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:30

It began in the 1800's to honor our first President, George Washington who was born on February 22nd. In Washington's birthplace in Alexandria, Virginia, the celebrations last for a whole month. Banks , schools and the post office will be closed. Floating holidays still observed on their designated day, rather than a Monday, include New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:35

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the European Union (EU) today to make independent decisions on issues related to hydrocarbon supplies, when addressing the Munich Security Conference. According to the indictment, the Russian organisation was funded by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a wealthy St. Petersburg businessman with ties to the Russian government and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:12

There are no formal federal rules that prohibit Trump jnr from pursuing his business interests; he is a private citizen. Since taking office, critics have claimed the United States president is continuing to profit from his family's business interests.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:12

This could cause roads to become slick for the Monday morning commute. Farther south, heavy rain and even some rumbles of thunder are possible through the PM and overnight hours. Active weather will impact the region this coming week with the potential for heavy rainfall and flooding, and wintry weather including freezing rain.

by | February 19, 2018 | 13:54

For those not in the know, Uber reportedly experienced a $4.5 billion loss in 2017 in their push to dominate the ride-sharing industry. SoftBank also owns shares in Grab, Didi, India's Ola and Brazil's 99, and has publicly expressed interest in Lyft, Uber's main USA rival.