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by | March 02, 2018 | 03:04

A flurry of decrees in the early hours... As with many announcements in the ultraconservative Sunni kingdom, it was short on details. King Salman also named three new deputy governors from the descendants of the king's brothers, a move likely calculated to placate branches of the family that may have felt passed over during his accession in 2015.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:15

Several lorries became stuck in snow drifts and jack-knifed on roads, including on the A1 in Cambridgeshire and the A66 in Cumbria, leading to long delays and rescue efforts. East Dunbartonshire Council, City of Edinburgh Council, Falkirk Council, Fife Council, Scottish Borders Council, Stirling Council and East Renfrewshire Council announced all schools in their areas will be closed on Wednesday due to potential of unsafe conditions.

by | March 02, 2018 | 02:15

Sridevi was draped in red, and the tricolour. Born in Shivakasi Tamil Nadu, Sridevi was regarded as Bollywood's first female superstar, At times, when equal pay was a myth in Bollywood, she took home more money than her male counterparts.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:46

A victor of 25 doubles matches in Davis Cup , Woodbridge acknowledges there's too much tennis on the ATP schedule but says the revised Davis Cup proposal poses more questions than answers. The world's best male tennis players will compete for prize money worth £14.3m, the Daily Mail says. Craig Tiley, chief executive of Tennis Australia, said his organization was "taken by surprise by the announcement".

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:37

It will make her the second elected world leader to give birth while in office. "So I accept that's unusual, I accept that would be reported on, but I certainly would love if I could trade some of that coverage for our political agenda that's for sure".

by | March 02, 2018 | 02:45

Police discovered the bodies on Sunday after family members failed to reach the pair for several days. Gaspar added that the killings "likely have something to do with his investigative activities", but did not elaborate further. "Slovak authorities must swiftly deliver justice for Ján Kuciak, which will only occur when all parties involved in his murder are prosecuted to the full extent of the law", said CPJ Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney in NY.

by | March 02, 2018 | 02:28

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― On the Net Neutrality National Day of Action , U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham cosponsored a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's ( FCC ) partisan decision on net neutrality .

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:02

Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley met Tuesday with President Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz as well as both the Ag Secretary and EPA administrator regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard. The current biofuels policies have always been the bone of contention between oil and corn states, but they recently took center stage again after Pennsylvania-based oil refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for bankruptcy protection in late January, blaming part of its financial ...

by | March 02, 2018 | 02:20

Deoli MLA Jarwal, who was arrested on February 20, is now undergoing 14-day judicial custody in the case in which another MLA Amanatullah Khan was also arrested in connection with the alleged assault on the bureaucrat during a meeting at Delhi Chief Ministers Arvind Kejriwals residence on the night of February 19.

by | March 02, 2018 | 02:01

The spokesman also said, "In general, the secretary does want to be as fiscally prudent as possible with the taxpayers' money". For reference, as noted in OMB's budget for fiscal year 2019, agencies are required to seek congressional approval if a department head proposes to spend a total of more than $5,000 on redecorating costs.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:01

During his speech in his visit to the union territory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, for the development of tourism, transportation and government administration in Pondicherry, 1800 crores will be used. If we compared India's growth with China, where the annual pace of growth was 6.8%, then India might have beaten its neighbourhood country. "And we have many deals like that", the US President added.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:02

After he sent a long speech, CNN asked that Colton Haab only ask a question " that he submitted " due to time constraints. Immediately, the takeaway for many conservative news outlets and pundits on Fox News appeared to be that CNN tried to alter Haab's question in an attempt to promote a gun-control agenda, something the emails show didn't happen.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:49

A Brazilian source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the two passports were legitimate documents which were sent out as blanks for consulates to issue. The birthplace in both passports is Sao Paulo. Kim Jong-un travelled under the name Josef Pwag , with a birthdate of February 1, 1983. His true birth date was in 1941.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:31

The U.S. recently said it saw evidence that Syria used chlorine gas, banned for use as a chemical weapon , in recent weeks. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that North Korea had sent acid-resistant tiles, valves and thermometers to Syria.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:14

A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball with Power Play ticket worth $250,000 for the Wednesday drawing was sold at Schiel's Family Market on Hanover Street in Wilkes-Barre. That was the largest prize won in the state. Thursday's Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $100,000. The Match 5 prize with the Power Play option is set at $2 million.

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:41

To be fair, DuVernay had said previously that she wasn't sure mass audiences would take to A Wrinkle in Time . As a partner for the movie , Nissan will launch an ad campaign centered around " A Wrinkle in Time ", a campaign which started at the movie's premiere.

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:48

Maura Sullivan, a former Marine and Veterans Administration official, and Chris Pappas, a New Hampshire Executive Council member whose family co-owns the Puritan Backroom restaurant in Manchester, a well-known stop on the presidential campaign trail, are also running for the Democratic nomination.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:14

While addressing the NRB members, the vice president declared the successes of the current White House, saying "I couldn't be more proud than to stand with a President who stands for the sanctity of human life" while also extolling the administration's efforts to defund Planned Parenthood .

by | March 02, 2018 | 01:26

The state authorities and the intelligence officials all said they believe no votes were changed and no voters were taken off the rolls. Authorities in the states affected - Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin - told NBC that USA intelligence officials informed them about the attacks but didn't say Russian Federation was behind them.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:39

But the head of the bid, former U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, recently told Sports Illustrated that a president who offends people around the world is bad for North America's chances. There is a technical component - the 2026 event will be the first with an expanded 48-team field, putting an even greater importance on a country's stadiums and venue-city setup - but the United States' superiority in that area is unquestioned.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:00

But LSU finished regulation on a 25-10 run and Tremont Waters' 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds left over 6-foot-10 Maik Kotsar sent the game to overtime tied at 72. For Carolina, Frank Booker was a bad thorn in LSU's side making 6-of-7 three pointers on an 8-of-10 shooting night (3-3 FTS) to finish with 25 points in 38 minutes.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:47

Highs will be in the mid 30s. There is there the potential for sustained winds of at least 40 miles per hour and gusts of 58 miles per hour or stronger, according to the weather service. SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows 19 to 34 higher elevations...33 to 39 lower elevations. It is possible some of the mountains pick up 1 inch, but in Denver, chances are low for accumulation.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:27

What has been recently dubbed the Royal Fab Four made their first official engagement as a foursome on Wednesday to discuss The Royal Foundation , the charitable organization founded by Princes William and Harry . "It's our first royal foundation event with Meghan ", said Prince William . "Changing mindsets, and all of that, is all part of this communication that we have constantly so I think it's part of the reason they've had so much success with Heads Together ".

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:22

The misdemeanour court in southern Cairo also ordered that Abdel-Wahab pay a bail of 50,000 pounds (about 2,850 dollars). The singer nearly immediately issued an apology afterwards but was still temporarily banned from any performances in Egypt.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:51

Civilians were seen helping rescue workers move the injured from the site to ambulances. A spokesperson for the minister of health said victims were taken to local hospitals. In 2016, at least 51 people were killed when two commuter trains collided near Cairo. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has spoken about modernizing the system, saying a year ago that 180 billion Egyptian pounds (about $10 billion) was needed for an overhaul.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:51

It's a part of what makes me and I hope Māori New Zealanders see that and are excited about that. Their Government is big on lofty intentions, but struggling to turn that into real gains for New Zealanders. National Party president Peter Goodfellow has congratulated Bridges on his appointment. "This government, I believe, takes our economy for granted".

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:30

This time, Kim went back to his old job of serving as a brakeman and let Won to drive the sled, while Jun worked as a pushman along with Seo. A prime example is the strife between the Moon government and the ruling party and opposition parties and conservatives, over the visit of Kim Yong-chol - a North Korean official believed to be behind several past military provocations against the South - for the Olympic closing ceremony.

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:44

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will take place from July 24 to August 9 with the Paralympics running from August 25 to September 6. Delegation head Yasuo Saito said, "The record was a result of people working hard to improve the competitiveness of athletes in summer and winter sports".

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:05

The Cleveland Browns , New York Giants , Denver Broncos and New York Jets are among the teams that hold a top-10 pick in the draft and have a need at the position . "I would tell you that the most nervous 31 people in the league would be the defensive coordinators that would have to play against him". And I think the answer to that will determine where he ends up going.

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:06

The 5,000-word feature article came with a video in which BBC reporter Orla Guerin conducted interviews with families of alleged victims of torture and enforced disappearances by security services. In the report, Zubeida's mother said that her daughter had been forcibly disappeared, a claim the young woman denied, explaining that she had abandoned her mother due to a dispute between the two.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:28

Jose Oliva, who sponsored the mandate amendment. "Next, we figure out what went wrong". The Florida Sheriff's Marshal Program would allow teachers, after completing 132 hours of training and extensive background and psychological examinations, to carry firearms in school .

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:19

The rankings are based on academic reputation, research citations and impact, and employer reputation, gathering responses from more than 170,000 academics and 158,000 employers. University of Auckland vice-chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon said he was particularly pleased with this year's results given the increasing need to be globally competitive.

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:27

Manafort appeared in a federal courtroom in Washington , D.C., even as Special Counsel Robert Mueller prepared for another court hearing Friday in Virginia. Manafort appeared at the federal courthouse to enter a formal plea to a second indictment accusing him of acting as an unregistered foreign agent and directing an worldwide money-laundering conspiracy stemming from his political work in Ukraine.

by | March 02, 2018 | 00:03

She said Klages never reported it to authorities or her parents and instead told Nassar. He said the group supports other parts of a 10-bill package introduced Monday, including a measure that would add more people to the list of those who must report suspected abuse to child protective services.

by | March 01, 2018 | 23:51

The crown prince, who is also the country's defence minister, received the new Chief of Staff Gen Fayad Al-Ruwaili, Commander of the Ground Forces Lt Gen Fahd bin Abdullah, Commander of Air Defence Forces Lt Gen Mezyed bin Sulaiman and Lt Gen Turki bin Bandar, who was appointed as Commander of the Air Force.