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by | March 08, 2018 | 13:46

In Yemen, Iraq, Lebanon and especially Syria, Iran is trying to build an empire that would threaten Israel's existence, Netanyahu told the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee . prepares to move its embassy there in a step that has angered the Arab world. "And today we're writing a new chapter of our common story - a story of freedom, of justice, of peace, of hope".

by | March 08, 2018 | 14:05

Lenin's statue has been removed in Tripura. According to a government statement , the Prime Minister spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who has ordered states to take strong action to check such incidents. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy yesterday defended pulling down of Lenin's statues in Tripura, terming the Russian leader was "a terrorist" and questioned if the statue of such a person could be installed in India.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:08

Senior Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader Neiphiu Rio will take oath as Nagaland Chief Minister today at the Kohima Local Ground. Stating that the NDPP-BJP alliance had 30 members, the governor confirmed having received a letter from JD (U) president extending support to the alliance.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:54

The Democratic vote was up in the 15 most populous counties, but the rural vote is still overwhelmingly Republican. Analysts expect Republican turnout to top that of Democrats on Election Day in November in a state where Republicans outnumbered Democrats in 2014 primary votes by a more than two-to-one margin.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:04

Trump asked his former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus about his interview with the special counsel, two people familiar with the exchange told the Times . McGahn never issued such a denial. The President told McGahn that he did not remember the discussion that way. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus takes his seat for a ceremony recognizing the first responders to the June 14 shooting involving Congressman Steve Scalise, at the White House in Washington, U.S.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:19

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , in a brief operative order, however, said that an NIA investigation into the criminal dimension into the case, if any, would continue. In February, Sainaba told the court that Hadiya converted of her own will and not all conversions were due to indoctrination. On August 25 2016, the Kerala High Court sent Hadiya to a hostel for working women in Ernakulam and directed the police to the antecedents of Sathya Sarani and Popular Front of India ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:26

Days after two statues of Vladimir Lenin and a statue of Dravidian movement leader Periyar were vandalised in Tripura and Tamil Nadu's Vellore, respectively, some unknown persons razed Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Kerala's Kannur . Taking a serious view of the desecration of statues in various parts of the country, the Home Ministry on Wednesday issued a second advisory, its second in the day, holding district magistrates and superintendents of police "personally responsible" for such ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:15

Another nor'easter system will bring treacherous travel and heavy snow amounts to parts of New England toward mid-week. Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed 400 National Guard troops to conduct wellness checks and assist with storm recovery. The New York Thruway Authority is advising all motorists to avoid travel, if possible. Amtrak canceled some train service Wednesday, and commuter rail trains in Philadelphia are operating on a weekend schedule.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:57

Both victims have been transported to a local hospital. The girl who was killed was about to turn 18, had been accepted into college and had aspirations to be a nurse, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said. An adult victim was treated and released at the scene. Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin is now on the way to Huffman High. The school will reopen on Thursday.

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:10

The United Nations Security Council renewed calls on Wednesday to implement a 30-day cease-fire across Syria after a resolution to deliver humanitarian aid during that period remained unenforced. Backed by Russian Federation, the council unanimously adopted on February 24 a resolution demanding the 30-day cessation of hostilities to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and evacuations of the sick and wounded.

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:16

The teacher, who has not been identified, was holding an umbrella when the strike happened, according to the Associated Press . "After the incident, she was escorted into the school building by two other teachers and taken to the nurse's office".

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:36

But this, she said, is something that works and "should be embraced". Since the Parkland shooting, at least two dozen states have considered enacting similar laws in their states. "Everyone knows you don't say "bomb" in an airport". "We have realized that we had to get involved and something had to be done", Nowak said following the emotionally charged event.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:10

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $176.4. Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) has risen 10.58% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Oakworth Capital Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). South Carolina-based Colonial Tru Advsr has invested 0.98% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN).

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:31

Dale was able to squeeze in some praise for del Toro after host Jimmy Kimmel approached him and asked what he wanted to say. Composer Alexandre Desplat's music for " The Shape of Water " has won the Academy Award for best original score.

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:33

Dennis Baxley , sought to allow concealed-carry permit holders to carry guns at churches attached to schools. - Imposes a three-day waiting period for the purchase of all firearms, not just handguns, or until a background check is completed, whichever is longer.

by | March 08, 2018 | 09:25

Interpol describes him as a person of "flabby build", with "protruding eyes" set in an "oval face". He is now at the CBI office in Mumbai and will be produced before the TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act) court later in the day.

by | March 08, 2018 | 08:44

In the special CBI court, Chitalia didn't have anyone representing him. The CBI had received the complaint from the PNB on January 28 and a case was registered in the case on January 31. The agency official also said that they have questioned four more treasury department officials of General Manager and Assistant General Manager rank of the bank .

by | March 08, 2018 | 08:08

Pakistani troops also violated the ceasefire in Keri and Khour areas of Akhnoor sector of Jammu district, official sources said. Making the news public just recently, the Media Wing of Pakistani Army claimed that this was the fourth drone that was grounded by the Pakistan Army during the a year ago.

by | March 08, 2018 | 08:41

With AP Photos.Damian Lillard had 37 points, including eight 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers won their eighth straight game with a 111-87 victory over the New York Knicks . Or is that a polite thing to say to a good player enjoying a red-hot win streak? New York Knicks guard/forward Courtney Lee (personal) will not play on Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers .

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:43

Gary Cohn , el principal asesor económico del presidente de EU, Donald Trump , renunciará a su cargo en las próximas semanas por sus desacuerdos con el mandatario sobre la imposición de aranceles a las importaciones de acero y aluminio , y que amenazaba con desatar una guerra comercial de alcance mundial.

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:17

Van Taylor , R-Plano, who has dominated in a three-way Republican primary for the seat now held by U.S. Rep. But there are contested primaries in every Republican-held House district that national Democrats are targeting. Democrats have also been winning special state legislative elections around the country, in states including Florida, Wisconsin and Kentucky that were once considered safe for Republicans.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:50

Up to a foot of snow is expected to fall on New York City and surrounding New Jersey and CT suburbs, with up to two feet further inland, and wind gusts could create "near-whiteout conditions" for travelers, the National Weather Service said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:57

Despite Gov. Abbott's wishes, incumbent Sarah Davis of House District 134 won her primary (56.29 percent) against Abbott-endorsed Susanna Dokupil (43.7 percent) and will face off against a Democratic challenger Allison Lami Sawyer who received 90.56 percent of the votes in her race.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:49

And Zinke said he'd travel to SC to get a better sense of that state's concerns as well. The proposed bill would use up to $18 billion in revenue derived from energy produced on federal lands and waters to establish a special fund within the Treasury specifically for "National Park Restoration".

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:21

Lyrics : "I remember reading stories / Liberal Robert wanted to fit in". But it also accuses O'Rourke of changing his name and using a nickname to fit in. CNN's Chris Cuomo called Cruz on his hypocrisy. O'Rourke declined to comment on the fact that Cruz goes by "Ted", instead of his given name of Rafael Edward Cruz.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:14

It said that Asif expressed the hope that India would positively reciprocate Pakistan's proposals, in the spirit that they have been made. Despite simmering tensions on the borders, Pakistan and India agreed on the release of certain civilian prisoners languishing in each other's country, the Foreign Office on Wednesday announced.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:09

Baldwin Brothers Inc who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $134.96 billion market cap company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in Amgen by 1.9% in the second quarter. It also reduced Cvs Health (NYSE:CVS) stake by 4,220 shares and now owns 111,434 shares.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:12

Trained officers are in high demand and underfunded in the school district, said Perez. Mandy Enfield agrees. The Lawrence mother also plans to attend "Wrap the Walkout". "I'm asking for people to be more aware", said Cohen. "After the shooting, we were all left in shock". It's raising even more safety concerns if thousands of students suddenly leave school buildings.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:30

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a White House Opioid Summit March 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sessions told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview early Tuesday morning that the Department of Justice was investigating Schaaf for her actions in warning illegal aliens of the ICE raids, but said he could not comment on the case until he had received recommendations from the department's lawyers.

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:00

The agency had initially reported there were seven dead, but later said at least five were killed. It is not yet clear how many people have died, though local reports put the figure at between five and eight. "We do not have any information about the victims yet", the centre's representative said. The source told Interfax that the helicopter likely belonged to the border service.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:55

United States youth climate case on Wednesday, denying the government's writ of mandamus request and allowing the landmark lawsuit to proceed toward trial . "And if relief is not forthcoming, any legal error can be remedied on appeal". In turn, appellate review is aided by a developed record and full consideration of issues by the trial courts.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:44

Besides Samanta, Ama Odisha Chief and Editor of leading Odia daily " Sambad " Soumya Ranjan Patnaik also joined the ruling party of the state in the presence of BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik this morning. There were speculations of Samanta being nominated to the Rajya Sabha a week ago. But he said it was easy for him since he was a social worker and will continue doing the same kind of work.

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:07

WS Management Lllp now owns 6,020,885 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $63,882,000 after acquiring an additional 86,185 shares during the last quarter. Analysts await Laredo Petroleum, Inc. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Buy" on Friday, April 21. Therefore 33% are positive. BMO Capital Markets maintained Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:12

Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation has reportedly uncovered evidence that a secret meeting in Seychelles shortly before President Trump's inauguration was meant to create a back channel between the incoming administration and the Kremlin.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:09

In Florida , lawmakers have approved a bill to keep DST year-round. Florida is a step closer to living up to its nickname as "The Sunshine State". That's right, you lose an hour of sleep this weekend. If approved, Florida would join Arizona and Hawaii as states that have exempted themselves from a 1966 law establishing a uniform time across the country.