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by | March 06, 2018 | 01:44

The government said it will expand its military spending by 8.1 percent this year to 1.1 trillion yuan (about $173.6 billion), a decision likely to heighten fears across the region about the Asian power's growing assertiveness in contested waters.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:38

The October 4 attack occurred as a unit of 12 American special forces soldiers and 30 Nigerien troops returned from the village of Tongo Tongo, near the border with Mali. The three flee into nearby bushes, but soon the camera-wearing serviceman is also hit, causing him to fall to the ground. ISIS has released the disturbing and graphic video as part of a propaganda campaign.

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:46

The Oscar win follows WGA, BAFTA, Critics' Choice and USC Scripter wins for Call Me By Your Name and Ivory. The movie, about two men who fell in love during the 80s, stars Chalamet alongside Armie Hammer . With his partner Ismail Merchant , Ivory produced adaptations including one of famed gay novel Maurice. Winner Ivory beat out fellow nominees Logan , Molly's Game and Mudbound in addition to the Disaster Artist to win.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:42

Indian investigators have arrested four senior executives of companies owned by disgraced billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with the the country's biggest-ever bank fraud of 1.8 billion USA dollars.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:29

With such a commanding lead over nearest challengers Schalke, Bayern are swiftly closing in on a sixth consecutive Bundesliga title. After a sluggish start, Jupp Heynckes's side burst into life midway through the opening period as Thomas Muller's persistence forced Alexander Schwolow into an own goal to break the deadlock.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:54

It collided into the victims before the driver allegedly tried to flee in his vehicle, dragging the children's buggy halfway down the road. The situation occurred at 9th Street and 5th Avenue, according to initial reports. "Unimaginably terrible", he said on Twitter. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said the woman who was rushed to the hospital was pregnant and the mother of the two children who were killed.

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:17

Wilder's killer instinct showed itself in the 10th round and while it wasn't quite the windmill offence that we've seen before from the 32-year-old, a frantic combination earned "The Bronze Bomber" the 39th consecutive victory of his professional career.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:08

In January, a federal judge blocked the order and said DACA renewal applications had to still be accepted. A federal judge in NY issued an injunction in February that blocked the administration's attempt to dismantle the policy. It says to these young people who are here in this country, going to school, working, in our military. A Trump-backed plan to secure citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers, in exchange for extra border security, failed to pass the senate .

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:08

It's time for all of us to do the right thing by defying the NRA and supporting such legislation. The reader is right: We can't help ourselves. Our lack of understanding about gun violence is largely self-inflicted. This included a recent trip by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, where the 17 people were killed, to the state capital in Tallahassee to call for an assault weapons ban.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:19

That's the third biggest third weekend of all time behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($90.2 million) and Avatar ($68.4 million), which begins to dominate this chart for the next several weeks. Jennifer Lawrence's Red Sparrow (a title which totally has nothing to do with Black Widow, by the way) takes second with $17 million. Coming in third was " Death Wish ", with the Bruce Willis-starring remake of the Charles Bronson classic bringing in $13 million.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:07

Before leaving, Mr. Parrikar met top ruling politicians, ministers, bureaucrats and police officers. Parrikar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai , where the doctors said he was suffering from a "mild pancreatitis". The MGP and the GFP are allies of the BJP-led Goa government. "For now, a three-member committee - Bharatiya Janata Party's Francis D Souza, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party's Sudin Dhavalikar and Goa Forward Party's Vijai Sardesai - will be in charge until the chief ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:38

The Prime Minister urged councils to do all they can to find sites, grant planning permissions and build homes including through adopting a new nationwide standard that shows how many homes authorities need to plan for in their area. May also said that, along with developers, councils also need to ensure local communities are at the heart of the process and they know what infrastructure they will be getting and when.

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:48

Even, Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that the security forces laid siege to Hatwar following specific intelligence input about the presence of the JeM commander Waqas in the village. During the operation the mastermind of the Sunjawan militant attack and Lethapore attack JeM operational commander Mufti Waqas, Cat A++, has been eliminated in a surgical operation.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:57

Sat: High: 65 Low: 42 Partly cloudy, late day and overnight showers possible. Very windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 miles per hour increasing to 35 to 40 miles per hour in the morning. Friday night , it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 39, according to the weather service. Sunny, with a high near 55. Finally, since it does look as though the areas north and west of the city are more likely to see accumulating snow and hard travel, a Winter Storm Watch will be in effect starts ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:53

Please stay where you are until directed by law enforcement. It's believed the person responsible for that threat has been contacted by police. Eyewitness News reporter Marlee Tuskes is at Utica College and will provide updates as the situation warrants.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:12

Investigators have not yet released complete details, but McArthur is believed to have met his alleged victims in the "Gay Village" area of Toronto and on gay dating apps for older and large men with names such as "SilverDaddies" and "Bear411".

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:24

Trump advisers mentioned on Mueller's so-called "hit list " include, among others, Steve Bannon , Carter Page, Hope Hicks and Paul Manafort . Notably, numerous names listed in the subpoena are no longer involved with the Trump White House .

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:41

Trump isn't pursuing a broader agenda of freer trade . - Trump makes the bombshell announcement: He wants a 10% tax on all aluminum imports and a 25% tariff on steel. The cost of new appliances, cars and buildings will rise if the president follows through, they warn, and other nations could retaliate. Trump has already repeatedly accused the EU of impeding U.S.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:22

NDPP secretary-general Abu Metha said the coalition is proposed to be named the People's Democratic Alliance. The BJP, an ally of the NPF in Nagaland since 2003, opted to strike a pre-poll deal with the NDPP that was formed past year by a group of leaders allegedly sidelined in the NPF.

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:05

However, the procedure of the elections is such that some amount of horse-trading is inevitable. When a candidate receives enough votes to cross the quota, the extra value of his or her votes is transferred down to lower priority candidates.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:59

On Saturday, Zeliang had said he was ready to form the government with the BJP . Asked whether he would accept NPF legislators in the coalition, if approached, said, "I don't see that situation". Rio is a three-time chief minister of the state. Before the voting was to take place in Nagaland, NPF had issued a direct threat to the BJP that it would withdraw support to that government after the Nagaland elections.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:07

But students must not take up new topics before the exams as it might create confusion. The CBSE boards 2018 will be held from today. How tough were the questions for an average student? Students must also check that they are not carrying in paper or slip or notes with them inside the exam center.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:55

Republicans who control the Senate immediately responded by promising to take up measures to beef up school security and earmark money for placing armed guards in any school district that wants them . Democrats , like Sen. Audrey Gibson of Jacksonville, tried unsuccessfully to strip a controversial provision to allow specially trained teachers to bring guns to schools.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:36

Market employees say the change is welcomed. "We're thrilled that we can offer this service to our customers because we've heard about it for so many years". It's due in part to an alliance between big-box retailers and the state's liquor store association, which struck a deal to support Sunday sales while opposing expanded cold beer sales.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:12

Two New York State Police troopers have been hospitalized after they were struck by a auto while responding to an accident on I-90 early Sunday morning, State Police say. Troopers placed flares along the road and turned on emergency lights. Police believe Neumann was intoxicated at the time. He was arraigned in the town of North Greenbush court.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:15

In total, the world is expected to add 1.4 million bpd in new petrochemical-producing steam crackers to 2023, the IEA said. Despite capital discipline talk and more of a focus on returns and not growth, producers in the US regrouped quickly after a stabilization of oil prices followed by prices rising, said IEA.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:13

The SPD, by contrast, wants to allay people's insecurities with spending on welfare and education. Ms Merkel will start what is nearly certainly her final term as chancellor weakened. The radical youth wing had opposed the coalition. "Mutti" (mother), as Merkel is known, still faces many more challenges - not least of which is distributing ministerial portfolios with her new coalition partners.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:37

Mao ruled for almost 30 years until his death in 1976. Though Xi, 64, has sidelined his opponents within the party elite, many rank-and-file members had come to believe in the institutionalized norms established during the era of reformist leader Deng Xiaoping and may find the possibility of Xi retaining a total monopoly on power for years or decades to come distasteful.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:08

The slain militant was identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar, resident of Jamnagri, Shopian, Col Kalia said, adding that one weapon was also recovered. Yesterday, the Army claimed to have killed a suspected militant identified as Aamir Malik, a resident of Shopian, who was travelling in a auto with his three alleged accomplices, Suhail Khaleel, Mohammad Shahid Khan and Shahnawaz Wagay.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:06

The teacher has since been "removed from the classroom" and the investigation is 'ongoing, ' according to a statement released by the school district. Teacher Dayanna Volitich bragged about passing her racist ideologies to students. I said guys when they are in here I'm going to be different than I usually am.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:33

Chief Mayawati on Sunday rubbished reports of having stitched an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP ) ahead of the Uttar Pradesh by-elections, terming them as "false and baseless". The BJP and the SP have fielded OBC candidates in Phulpur, while the Congress has fielded local leader Manish Mishra. On a related note, by-polls in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies will be held on March 11, and the counting for the same will be conducted on March 14.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:03

Since 2014, China has forged ahead with island building in the disputed waters, despite a landmark ruling in 2016 by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, which said there was no legal basis for China's maritime claims. "It's a message to Vietnam, about how much we care about that relationship, it's a message to China, about what they're doing in the region, but it's also a broader message to everyone in the Pacific region, that the United States is here and we're here to stay", ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:00

The League captured around 18%, while Forza Italia had less than 14%. Macron didn't immediately comment on the Italian result . Confusion over the new system led to 200,000 ballot papers having to be reprinted overnight in Palermo, where some polling stations delayed opening amid protests from voters.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:23

Most of the state avoided snow Friday , but got soaked with heavy rain and socked by forceful winds that blew trees into power lines. "Six-inch amounts (of snow) are possible in some places, especially the elevations near and north of I-78 across northern New Jersey and east central and northeast Pennsylvania", the weather service said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:09

Kim's mouthpiece, the Korean Central News Agency, said: "If the United States finally holds joint military exercises while keeping sanctions on the North, but we will counter the USA by its own mode of counteraction and the U.S. Chung and Suh are due to fly to Washington later in the week to brief United States officials on their discussions in the North. "In addition, I plan to hold in-depth discussions on various ways to continue talks between not only the South and the North, but also the ...