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by | March 21, 2018 | 14:46

Warnings were sent to residents by SMS and by phone calls to landlines, he said. "Dealing with fires on those days - the chances of us stopping that fire completely with another truck - I don't think would've been any measurable difference", he said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:49

A light mix of rain, sleet, and snow was seen, mainly across southern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware. Brisk northeast winds will develop and lead to some blowing snow and poor visibility at times, especially during heavier bursts of snow.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:42

A seven-member committee was directed by HN Nagamohan Das, which has submitted the report stating that Lingayat in Karnataka may be considered as a religious minority on March 2. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed Congress-led Karnataka government of dividing the Hindu community. BJP chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa hails from the Lingayat community.

by | March 21, 2018 | 15:21

He said Merkel's victory "is a testimony of your hard-work, competence and trust of the German people, qualities which are much admired in many parts of the world especially here in Africa" adding that "we greatly value your humanity and concern for refugees", and "a successful new term of office".

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:17

This is stated in a report issued by Eurostat , the statistical office of the European Union, on the number of asylum applicants in the Member Countries in 2017. Germany received 198,300 applications or 31 percent of total applications followed by Italy which came in second place with 126,600 applications (20 percent) and France 91,100 applications (14 percent).

by | March 21, 2018 | 14:07

The North Korean negotiators were led by Hyon Song-wol, leader of the Samjiyon Orchestra, which held two concerts in South Korea last month to mark the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Discussing the then-unannounced roster for the trip on Monday, the unification ministry said the composition of the concert would be centered on pop music.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:37

His restraint during that domestic disturbance call also paints a stark contrast to other recent high-profile and controversial use-of-force incidents in which police officers, claiming that they were afraid for their lives, had shot unarmed individuals, sparking a national conversation over when it is appropriate for police officers to shoot suspects.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:05

The names of the juvenile suspects will not be released. Thompson was denied bond on charges of armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, burglary, and failure to stop for a blue light. Jamison was transported to the Iredell County jail, where he later was served outstanding warrants related to a February 9 armed robbery at Kimbrough Park.

by | March 21, 2018 | 13:40

The Austin Police Department had tweeted earlier that they were investigating an officer-involved shooting at the location along Interstate 35. A new explosion injured one person in Texas capital city of Austin, police and medical service said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:27

His political ideologies, which have already been enshrined into the party charter, will continue to hold sway for many years to come. Xi's focus should be on rebalancing the economy and managing relations with the U.S., where a trade war is looming, but instead his real priority seems to be consolidating his control in China itself against these unspecified foes.

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:21

It has underperformed by 5.54% the S&P500. Jpmorgan Chase & Company decreased Alexander & Baldwin Inc New (ALEX) stake by 3.88% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. It also increased its holding in The Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 403,702 shares in the quarter, for a total of 406,471 shares, and has risen its stake in Occidental Petroleum Corp (NYSE:OXY).

by | March 21, 2018 | 11:42

But North Carolina's current maps are expected to stand for the 2018 elections. In Monday's opinion and order (which contains more detailed maps, in addition to the statewide map), the court stated that earlier proceedings in the lower court had established a record that "the 2011 Plan was a partisan gerrymander and that this gerrymander was extreme and durable".

by | March 21, 2018 | 12:36

To add to their woes, the Congress party suffered a humiliating defeat in the race for the Lok Sabha bypolls as they recorded one of their worst performances at Gorakhpur and Phulpur. Raj Babbar's resignation points to this nervousness in the old guard of the party after Rahul formally took over as Congress chief. So, just three days before crucial voting in the state for Rajya Sabha polls, Babbar stepped down.

by | March 21, 2018 | 11:35

Kentucky might have the biggest frontcourt K-State has faced this season. Weber was a deeply unpopular choice when Frank Martin left for SC before the 2012-13 season, and winning a share of the Big 12 title that season didn't help much. "We just kept saying we weren't scoring, but we kept guarding, we're still winning". Expect Kentucky's length and athleticism to cause some problems on defense in this game and take them to cover the spread in the Sweet 16 against a tough Kansas State team.

by | March 21, 2018 | 11:47

Earlier, she was married to Khawar Farid Maneka, a senior customs official in Islamabad but parted ways in recent times. Khan has two sons from his marriage with Goldsmith. However, he had rejected media reports that he had secretly married Bushra on January 1. She precisely confirmed that no one but the couple themselves were responsible for the breakdown of the relationship.

by | March 21, 2018 | 11:00

He said the ceremony was held at Bushra Maneka's brother's home in Lahore . The PTI's media wing released pictures of the marriage ceremony in which Khan is seen wearing shalwar kameez and black jacket while the bride is decked in red suit with woolen shawl.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:21

He said that the Central Government led by Modi was focused on and committed to the development of the nation and the people. "The two leaders agreed that as two major powers growing rapidly, bilateral relations between India and China are vital for the realization of the 21st century as an "Asian Century", the statement said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:45

He had left ECU because of a family situation in his home state of Mississippi. Minshew will be eligible immediately at Washington State. At Alabama, Minshew would have likely started the season third on the depth chart behind both Jalen Hurts , the SEC's Offensive Player of the Year in 2016, and Tua Tagovailoa , the MVP of the 2018 national title game.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:49

Sources say that Malta has issued an global arrest warrant against Efimova, though previous reports have suggested that she is wanted in Cyprus on embezzlement charges. She denies that, and has counter-sued the bank. This was followed by an arrest warrant in Cyprus, where Efimova had lived and worked four years ago, over allegations of defrauding her employer.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:37

Mark Meechan , 30, published a video to his Count Dankula channel in 2016 showing his girlfriend's dog lifting its front right leg in response to repeated verbal statements like " Sieg Heil " and " gas the Jews ". The video was entitled "M8 Yur Dug's a Nazi" and the dog, named Buddha belongs to the man's girlfriend, according to the Daily Record . During the trial, Ephraim Borowski, director of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities, who lost family members during the Holocaust, said ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:07

Even though the law does not require any changes and could harm Taiwan if China were to follow through on its threats and rhetoric, it is an important step in showing that the current USA government-both the legislative and executive branches-supports upgrading relations.

by | March 21, 2018 | 10:06

Htin Kyaw was an important ally in the government for state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi , who is constitutionally barred from the presidency, and the pair were childhood friends. MYANMAR'S president and Aung San Suu Kyi's right-hand man, U Htin Kyaw, stepped down today after two years in the position, said his office. Htin Kyaw was elected to the position of President by 360 votes, more than a third of the parliament's available 652 votes.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:55

Founder of Proactiva Open Arms, Oscar Camps, confirmed the detainment of the vessel saying that the group had refused to sign documentation presented to them by the Italian government before having it translated. Of the vessel's 19 crew members, three are remaining in Italy in order to testify in the case but the rest are heading back to Spain, Camps said. Trying to stem the migration to its shores, Italy has supplied Libya with patrol boats and training.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:37

Dotcom, along with several others, is battling extradition to the USA to stand trial for alleged copyright breaches over his former website Megaupload. Justice Venning said even if Obama held relevant information and was compellable as a witness, it would be necessary for him to prepare for any such examination and review relevant documents and materials from his time as president.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:51

Morales says she hopes the experience of helping a community in need will be a valuable lesson for her students. He will succeed interim Executive Director Justo Gonzalez. A second group of ComEd workers left for Puerto Rico on Monday. Others have operated by using electric plants and excess of fuel. At Ascendant, whose BELCO subsidiary served as the sole power utility in Bermuda, Higgins navigated three hurricanes and led an initiative to restructure electricity rates on the island, the ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:59

Russian agents targeted election systems in 21 states ahead of the 2016 general election, the Homeland Security Department has said, and top USA intelligence officials have said they've seen indications Russian agents are preparing a new round of election interference this year.

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:24

On the Ram Rajya Rath Yatra that has entered Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, he said the state is secular and the government should provide security to it and prevent any communal flare up. Rajinikanth has in December last announced he will launch a political party and contest the next assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and declared that "spiritual politics" needs to be ushered in, sans shades of any caste or religion.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:25

So far the three-month tour has been visiting markets across the East Coast, including a sold-out concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium where " I Can Only Imagine " actor Dennis Quaid performing as Dennis & The Sharks made a surprise appearance, with local music magazine Music Row heralding the show as "triumphant".

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:19

Hyde-Smith is a former Democrat who served in the state legislature before being elected to head the agriculture and commerce panel in 2011. Thad CochranGOP leaders see finish line on omnibus deal McDaniel to run for open Senate seat in Miss.

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:00

When did the Deep State get to Col. Ralph? He criticized prime-time hosts for "profoundly dishonest assaults" on the FBI, the Justice Department , the courts, the intelligence community and special counsel Robert Mueller , who is conducting an investigation into the Trump administration's dealings with Russian Federation.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:51

She gave her husband a hug and kiss as she welcomed him on stage - with Donald Trump subsequently hailing the "incredible" job Melania is doing as First Lady. The roundtable on Tuesday will be Trump's first public event addressing the topic. The First Lady stumbled as she prepared to board the Marine One helicopter taking her and husband Donald to an opioid crisis summit in Manchester, NH.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:21

Men who were detained by the British in 1971, some of the so-called "Hooded Men". They were also dangled out of the helicopter and told they were high in the air, although they were close to the ground. It had subsequently submitted that a psychiatrist, Dr L., who had been heard as an expert for the United Kingdom in the original proceedings had misled the court by saying the effects of the ill-treatment were short-lived.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:26

The 2018 World Cup kicks off on 14 June and just a day before, the World Football Governing body FIFA will welcome soccer executives who converge in Moscow to vote for the host of 2026 World Cup. In addition to renovating existing stadiums and building new ones, Morocco has also vowed to make 21 new hospitals with the highest global standards along with constructing 131 sites for athletes to train.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:20

Most of the aid will be directed toward the border city of Cucuta, which has been overwhelmed in recent months by hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing hunger and economic turmoil. The U.S. relief effort comes a day after finance ministers from the world's 20 biggest economies agreed at a G-20 summit in Buenos Aires to ask the International Monetary Fund for resources to assist Venezuelan migrants.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:30

The pipeline company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. Jacobus Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Kinder Morgan Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.30 billion market cap company.