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by | February 23, 2018 | 20:11

They had previously identified the remains of Andrew Kinsman. McArthur was expected to appear in a Toronto court on Friday, charged with first-degree murder in the disappearance of Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam. Police have identified at least 30 properties where McArthur performed work as part of his landscaping business, and are planning excavations on at least two of those.

by | February 23, 2018 | 21:04

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has risen 2.57% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 65.71% the S&P500. Devon Energy posted sales of $3.55 billion in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.5%.

by | February 23, 2018 | 20:21

The announcement Friday came as Greitens told the group that he would not be attending the separate National Governors Association's annual winter meeting this weekend here. Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson, Floor Leader Rob Vescovo and Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr released a statement on the indictment , announcing they have begun an investigation into the matter.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:35

REUTERS/Ammar AwadU.S. President Donald Trump announced past year that the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, infuriating even Washington's Arab allies and dismaying Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city as their capital.A May opening appears to represent an earlier time frame than what had been expected.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:08

A senior administration official said there are no plans for anyone from the USA delegation to meet with a member of the North Korean government. The cancellation also came as Kim Jong Un , through his sister, invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang to begin talks "soon"- a development that would be likely to cause consternation in Washington , where the Trump administration has been leading a campaign to put "maximum pressure" on the Kim regime to give up its nuclear ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:59

The number of casualties has overwhelmed rescuers and doctors at hospitals, many of which have also been bombed. The cease-fire is meant to allow emergency aid to be delivered and medical evacuations to take place in some of the country's hardest-hit regions, such as Ghouta, the rebel-controlled eastern suburb of the capital, Damascus, which has been pounded by government warplanes for more than a week.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:44

There have now been three epic government failures revealed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killing case: The armed sheriff's deputy who refused to engage the killer, the sheriff's deputies who had numerous interactions with Nikolas Cruz that indicated just how troubled and risky he was, and failure by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that has admitted "protocols were not followed" and that it failed to properly investigate a tip it received last month about Cruz's threats to ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 20:27

Pence is scheduled to speak Thursday at 10:35 a.m., and President Donald Trump is scheduled to address the conference shortly after 10 a.m. on Friday . "But there were other promises made out in the open - including a promise to pack the federal judiciary with ultraconservative ideologues - that President Trump is well on his way to fulfilling, thanks to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell", McGowan said.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:49

In Michigan, states of emergency were declared in the Lansing area as officials recommended the evacuations of several neighborhoods. Cities and towns opened shelters for people forced from their homes by flooding in IN and MI on Thursday, as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continued to rise in the Midwest.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:35

In another incident, the Navi Mumbai Railway Protection Force arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly forcibly kissing a woman at the city's suburban Turbhe railway station. In the initial interrogation, the accused confessed to his crime; post which he was handed over to Vashi GRP for legal action. "Based on a complaint registered by the woman, we booked the accused for sexual harassment under section 354 (A) of the Indian Penal Code.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:48

Madhu, a mentally challenged person, was severely beaten up by a group of local people in the nearby forest area and they handed him over to the Agali police around 6.30, said police. Meanwhile, Congress-led UDF and BJP have called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Mannarcaud in Palakkad district tomorrow over the incident. On social media, the death has also sparked off debates on the reality of vigilante mobs in what is perceived as a progressive, inclusive society.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:43

Before anyone could come to her rescue her head was severed and she was dead. In a similar incident in Uttar Pradesh, a 52-year-old man had allegedly beheaded his wife in a fit of anger following an argument in June 2017. This situation has raised an alarm among the local police officials. Soon after the incident, the police also arrested the suspect - Dilip Sahu - from his residence on the basis of statements given by Panika's family.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:57

He said many teachers have military experience and suggested they be paid bonuses for the added responsibility of carrying weapons. LaPierre also assailed the Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to follow up on warnings about the school shooter.

by | February 23, 2018 | 18:58

He should have "went in, addressed the killer, killed the killer", Israel said. The sheriff says Peterson responded to the building where the shooting took place, took up a position outside a door and never went in. Speaking at The King Center in Atlanta, the Rev. Bernice King said tragedy "gives us an opportunity to lay aside for a moment our differences and really look at how we can come together as humanity and move forward with these injustices and these evils that continue to beset us".

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:13

On the same day, President Trump had held an invite-only meeting at the White House with people affected by school shootings . On the more allegedly mainstream side, you have radio and television hosts who are saying that the students are naïve and foolish, and should not by virtue of their victimhood be granted any special status - and can therefore be ignored.

by | February 23, 2018 | 19:18

North Korea has accused United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres of "picking a quarrel" with Pyongyang after he praised global sanctions for putting pressure on the country over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Kim Jo Yong attended the opening of the Olympics in Pyeongchang and got a red-carpet welcome from South Korean President Moon Jae-in but was shunned by Pence.

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:57

Winter weather advisories remain in effect for most of the Northland through noon, with a winter storm warning along the North Shore where heavier snow totals are expected. Significant flash flooding and river flooding could happen in the region. We will catch a break from the winter weather tonight and through the first part of Saturday before snow chances return by later in the afternoon.

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:38

Although Roque said that Ranada was allowed to cover Malacañang, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, however, said that Rappler should settle its ownership issue at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) first before its reporters are allowed to cover Malacañang.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:45

Making the situation a little more unusual is the fact that Thompson wasn't assessed the penalty until she was in the scorers' tent. Lee managed to stay out front with a 45-foot birdie on the final hole. "I made an eagle today, which is really fun", aid the world No 35, who was followed by South Korean Minjee Lee (67) on 133 and 2016 champion Lexi Thompson of the USA (68) on 134.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:40

The astronomical sum earmarked will go towards building new venues and flying in Western acts. "We are already building the infrastructure", Mr Khatib said. The General Entertainment Authority chief, Ahmad bin Aqeel al-Khatib, said that the construction of the building has already begun, adding that the new project aims to reach the global standard for the entertainment sector.

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:49

The plane took off from Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis at 7:21 p.m., according to flight records. The preliminary investigation shows that the aircraft was a Cessna 441 Conquest Turboprop, which has a maximum capacity of 10. People in the area who heard the crash say it sounded like thunder. The reason for the crash is not known at the moment. Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board were expected to be on the scene of the crash on ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:04

In his letter to the European Union leaders, Tusk asked if the European Union should accept the parliamentary candidate automatically or if the final say should be with the leaders. "There can not be, and will not be, a guarantee that one of the lead candidates will be president of the commission", a senior European Union official said, adding however that leaders wanted to avoid any "deep conflict" with the parliament.

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:24

His bond is set at $500,000. West's partially nude body was found in the early-morning hours of January 13 outside the family's home, where she lived with her husband and the couple's 12-year-old daughter, the website reported. "I guess people take things differently", Lemley said. He said the arrest came just two days after his officers received their final report on the case from the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:51

The Government of Rwanda is committed to ensuring the safety of refugees hosted in Rwanda. The police reminded the protestors that disruption of public order was unacceptable. To date, it said, UNHCR's 2018 appeal for US$98.8 million to support refugees in Rwanda is only 2 per cent funded. Several refugees were injured during the protest as they pelted security personnel with stones, Director of Refugees Affairs in Rwanda's Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees affairs Jean Claude ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:04

Thursday's announcement says the opera house will be built in the Red Sea city of Jiddah on the kingdom's western coast. In December, it was announced the first movie theaters will open in 2018 - with cinemas having been banned since the 1980s.

by | February 23, 2018 | 17:10

Fortunately, the temperatures with this round are well above freezing and we are looking at rain and not freezing rain or freezing drizzle overnight and Friday morning. The clipper brings a wintry mix late Saturday night with a changeover to rain by Sunday morning. It will be mild with temperatures both days in the mid- to lower-50s.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:34

During All-Star Weekend rumors were swirling around that Drake could potentially be leaving Jordan Brand for adidas . However, multiple footwear industry sources, including Nice Kicks' creative director Nick DePaula, have reported that Drake is negotiating a departure.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:56

Still, President Trump remained confident Thursday the NRA would support his call for raising the assault-weapons age limit. "It is called concealed carry, where a teacher would have a concealed gun on them", said the president. In the end, Trump didn't appear to directly use any of the questions or phrases on the card, according to The Guardian . Gretchen Grigsby, spokeswoman for the law enforcement commission, said it sees a significant increase in calls from schools following ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:54

The rise by two percentage points to 9 per cent will be deferred until 2021, or it could stretch until 2025 before taking effect. "But I expect that we will need to do so earlier rather than later in the period". - Singapore will defer earlier announced increases in foreign worker levy rates for another year for marine shipyard and process sectors. He said the increase was "necessary because even after exploring various options to manage our future expenditures through prudent spending, ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:25

Speaking before a meeting with Parkland, Florida Mayor Christine Hunschofsky and members of his cabinet, Mr Trump reiterated his belief that educators should bring weapons to school to try and deter attacks like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week that left 17 people dead.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:18

Now there will be no mandatory need for ITI or NCT qualification for Group D examinations. Now even only a Class 10 pass candidate can apply for the railway posts being offered under Group D criteria. Besides, the last date for the submission of applications would be extended by a minimum of 15 days. To enable refund of this amount, candidates will be required to submit details of their bank accounts online.

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:01

South Wales Police (976) saw the highest number of child sex offences recorded followed by North Wales Police (754), Dyfed-Powys Police (620) and Gwent Police (314). Detective Superintendent Eamonn Bridger, from Suffolk police, said responding to reports of abuse is a high priority. One in ten offences had an online component, up by 59 per cent on the previous year, according to figures obtained by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) using freedom of ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 16:26

Rapper Namewee says his Like a Dog music video, which has garnered criticism, serves only entertainment purposes, and that he has no intention of disrespecting any religion or race. We will continue to cooperate with police for investigation. In the music video, all the performers were seen wearing dog masks and some mimicked certain sexual positions.

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:58

Aoun's meeting with Babloyan dealt with parliamentary cooperation between Armenian MPs and Lebanese MPs of Armenian descent, and the strengthening of the Lebanese-Armenian parliamentary friendship committee. President Aoun emphasized the need for strengthening bilateral and worldwide cooperation between Lebanon and Armenia against terrorism. "On this occasion we stressed that it is necessary to work to achieve global mutual agreement which will ensure the return of Syrian refugees to safe ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 15:51

The arrests were the result of a joint operation between Russia and Argentina which began in December 2016 when cocaine was discovered on Russian Embassy grounds. K."-remains at large". Another suspect is still at large and is wanted under an global arrest warrant. They replaced the drug with flour and placed tracking devices in the suitcases.