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by | March 16, 2018 | 05:40

The mass exit came as Syrians marked seven years since the popular uprising that caused their country's vicious civil war - and hours after Syrian government forces blanketed the town with airstrikes and rocket fire. - The United Nations said on Wednesday an estimated 2.9 million Syrians live in U.N. -declared hard-to-reach and besieged locations. Under a May 2017 deal between rebel-backer Turkey and regime allies Russian Federation and Iran, Ghouta is declared one of four "de-escalation" ...

by | March 16, 2018 | 05:34

PPP's Saleem Mandviwalla won the post of deputy chairman securing votes compared to PkMAP's Usman Kakar who was supported by the PML-N and received 44 votes. The PPP on Wednesday announced nomination of Rehman for the slot of the opposition leader that fell vacant after the retirement of Aitzaz Ahsan on March 12.

by | March 16, 2018 | 05:18

The BSP chief thanked all the political parties, who had supported the SP candidates particularly the BSP, Left Parties and RLD besides the voters of Gorakhpur and Phulpur for supporting the party's candidates in the bypolls. "It (SP-BSP joining hands) was like the coming together of "ker-ber" (the banana tree and Indian Plum.the two can not grow together as one is soft and the other is thorny).its like friendship between a snake and shrew mouse, " Adityanath had said.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:52

An American HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter has crashed in western Iraq on Thursday and at least some aboard were killed, according to a United States official, ABC News reported. In the following months Iraqi forces retook a handful of other ISIS-held towns including Tal Afar in August, Hawija in September and Qaim in October.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:31

Slovakia placed 39th in the recent World Happiness Report, released on March 14. The least happy country in 2017 was Central African Republic. Finland switched places with last year's victor Norway who came in at No.2 among 156 countries, with Europe's Nordic nations having dominated the index since it was first introduced in 2012.

by | March 16, 2018 | 04:28

Becky Miller was last seen in in Mecosta Township on Saturday and was thought to be traveling with 44-year-old John Kempisty. Michigan State Police are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding Miller being reported as missing. However, she was found in the area with a Texas resident and not John Kempisty, whom police believed she was traveling with. State police were assisted in their investigation by Meceola Central Dispath, Val Verde County Sheriff's Office, and the Texas Rangers.

by | March 16, 2018 | 04:45

It has outperformed by 50.67% the S&P500. Horrell Capital Management Inc decreased Verifone Holdings Inc (PAY) stake by 36.36% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. BMO Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $125 target. Long Pond Capital Lp bought 1.03M shares as the company's stock declined 8.11% while stock markets rallied.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:53

On Wednesday, students and faculty all around the United States walked out of school to protest gun violence following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting which left 17 dead. "They pegged us as insubordinate because we went against them and demonstrated in the front of the school as opposed to the back", she said. Reports that schools may also discipline faculty are also highly concerning and would send a bad message to our students.

by | March 16, 2018 | 04:30

From the first, Tillerson and Trump were the oddest of pairings. "That's not something you do in this country". No one elected Tillerson to make these decisions. "I wanted to either break it or do something, and he felt a little bit differently, so we were not really thinking the same". Oil rose sparking a dollar fall and concern that a deal on Iran's nuclear programme could collapse from the latest development.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:19

This is in response to an order by a Federal High Court in Abuja restraining the National Assembly from taking steps to pass into law the Electoral Amendment Bill. The two- page letter read: "Pursuant to Section 58 (4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), I hereby convey to the Senate, my decision, on 3rd March 2018, to decline Presidential Assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly".

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:29

Apparently, Sri Lanka's sports minister, Dayasiri Jaysekera is an ardent fan of team India's captain, Virat and had specially come to see his batting during India's second Test in August previous year. Now he wants Virat to come holiday in the island nation. The couple can be guests of this nation. "There are several good places to see here", stated thee minister.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:49

The officials then discussed whether she was too supportive of the nuclear deal with Iran negotiated by President Barack Obama. The State Department denies any wrongdoing. Two Democrats in the House of Representatives said in a letter today that they have information from a whistleblower indicating that high-level officials at the White House and State Department communicated about the need to conduct a "cleaning" of career federal employees that they believed were not sufficiently ...

by | March 16, 2018 | 04:21

Woodley and Claflin appear solid in their exhausting-looking performances, and the trailer does a nice job of driving home their chemistry and Tami's determination to keep them both alive. It's based on the book Red Sky in Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea by Tami Oldham Ashcraft, with Susea McGearhart. Adrift is based on the true story of two lovers who set out to sea and gets caught in one of the most devastating hurricanes in history.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:07

The chairman, NYSC governing board Kano state, Alhaji Ado Abba Tudun Wada reafirmed the commitment of Kano state government to ensuring that the scheme achieves its desired objectives, appealing to the employers to ensure that the welfare of corps members in their establishments is being taken care of.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:06

Reports said that during the cordon and search operation Forces established a contact with the militants. "Three terrorists in an undisclosed location are trapped and engaged in encounter after an unsuccessful attempt of weapon snatching from PSO of a protected person, " DGP S P Vaid said.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:46

General Motors Co . will invest more than $100 million in two MI assembly plants where it plans to build its Cruise AV driverless auto and the roof modules required for autonomous driving. The vehicle itself will be assembled at its Orion Township assembly plant, where the Chevrolet Bolt EV and test versions of the Cruise AV already are being made.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:41

The woman said a man had answered the door and would not let her in, according to police. Police have not said how the three victims died, but have noted that autopsies were expected Thursday or Friday. In an interview with CP24 on Thursday, Crestwood Headmaster Vince Pagano described Pejcinovski as an "incredibly sensitive" young man who was beloved by everyone who came into contact with him.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:04

The stock decreased 1.56% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $120.48. Another trade for 47 shares valued at $5,235 was made by Trafas Brian M. Shares for $296,637 were sold by Khan Ahmad A. WALLACE RICHARD P sold $1.46M worth of stock. Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:22

The major highlight of this budget is the allocation of 12000 Crore for the Rythu Lakshmi scheme that seeks to offer a financial help of ₹8,000 per year to each farmer. Telangana Budget allocates Rs 500 crore for farmers' insurance. The budget proposes Rs 120 billion as input subsidy to farmers, Rs 5 billion for crop insurance and Rs 1.67 billion for promoting micro irrigation.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:38

Rescue teams are being dispatched to the site. A US military helicopter has crashed in Iraq with initial reports saying the aircraft fell in the country's western region. As a modified UH-60 Black Hawk, the capabilities of the HH-60 includes various communications and search tools to provide medical evacuations disaster response, and humanitarian assistance.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:51

According to a timeline released earlier by authorities, the shooting started at roughly 2:21 p.m. That included taking up a "tactical position" outside the building and initiating a Code Red lockdown. Through his lawyer, Peterson released a statement last week saying that he initially thought the shooter was outside, saying that's why he didn't enter the building.

by | March 16, 2018 | 03:09

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 5,375 shares of the company's stock worth $150,000 after acquiring an additional 4,261 shares in the last quarter. Front Row Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Schwab U S Large Cap Value ETF during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $158,000. Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF ( SCHE ) traded up $0.03 on Wednesday, reaching $29.49.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:36

A picture of paperwork, apparently revealing her pay of $35,490 per year, showed her getting an additional $131 in pay the next year after taking developmental classes, according to Arizona newspaper The Republic . "That's not sustainable", said Milich in an interview. Governor Ducey has said the money available for teacher pay is up 9 percent since 2015. Now that's not enough, ' Gov.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:20

However, in her own press conference on Thursday, Pelosi appeared to break from Crowley and said she believes the leaders of political parties will be attacked regardless of who they are. "I feel pretty confident about my ability, first and foremost, to be a master legislator for the American people, that I have proven that", the California Democrat said.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:08

The formula for calculating the price-earnings ratio for any stock is simple: the market value per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). But that is not to say that companies with negative EPS should be avoided. (NYSE: ZTO)'s stock on Friday traded at beginning with a price of $15.99 and when day-trade ended the stock finally declined -9.60% to reach at $15.72.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:56

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop defended Mr Dutton's remarks, denying there's a double standard in him speaking up for white South African farmers but not Palestinian farmers persecuted by Israel. Afriforum, a rights group that mainly represents the views of the white Afrikaner minority, describes being a white farmer as one of the most unsafe jobs in the country, saying a white farmer is twice as likely to be murdered as a police officer, and four times as likely as a private ...

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:10

Rand also objects to Pompeo because he supported the Iraq war and is on record as supporting "regime change" in Iran. The Kentucky Republican called both the "wrong fit" for their positions during a Wednesday press conference on Capitol Hill.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:16

The move means that Slovenia's parliamentary elections, which were due in early June, will be held a few weeks earlier. Initially named after himself, it was later renamed the Modern Center Party. He complained that "some are jeopardizing Slovenia's development". Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has made a decision to resign from his post, according to Slovenian media.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:08

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , speaks during a press conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, not seen, after their meeting, at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt, February 12, 2018. "He's uniquely positioned and prepared", said Rubio. "I just think it's important to allow the president to have the flexibility to make up his own team, and have people he has confidence in".

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:22

But the fate of that initiative appeared unclear after President Donald Trump abruptly removed Tillerson from office on Monday and named Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo to succeed him. He also said Turkey expected Turkish forces and their rebel allies to clear Afrin of fighters "very soon". "It's not so important to us what the new secretary thinks about Turkey", Yıldırım told reporters, according to the Turkish pro-Erdogan newspaper Yeni Safak .

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:23

Clinton faced intense backlash after she said during a fundraiser in NY, "you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the 'basket of deplorables '". She noted that the president has met with many people who agree with his call to crack down on sanctuary cities. "California is asking for federal assistance to fix walls and anything else under the sun but they can't respect federal immigration laws", she said.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:56

The university says it is focused on rescue efforts and is "working closely" with first responders. The FIU pedestrian bridge collapsed , less than a week after installation. The university said the " accelerated bridge construction " method was supposed to reduce risks to workers and pedestrians and minimize traffic disruption.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:37

A Russian election monitoring group says government authorities forced the closure of a center created to collect complaints of violations in Sunday's presidential vote. "There, there is progress to be made, studies of other planets, distant space can be started from there", he said in the film uploaded to Russian social media site vkontakte .

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:27

Musyoka. Addressing the press after a joint meeting in Nairobi's Pan African Hotel Thursday, the lawmakers, led by Lugari MP Ayub Savula, said that the three parties are ready and able to steer the opposition, should ODM bow out. "We can't just be swayed right, left and centre yet as a community we can chat our own destination, it's time to make a bold step", he said on Wednesday, March 14.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:35

The stock decreased 1.12% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $114.95. About 3.26 million shares traded. (NYSE: JPM ) has risen 33.74% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It is positive, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. Timber Hill Lc accumulated 7,793 shares. (NYSE:JPM). Amp Capital Invsts reported 0.92% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co.