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by | March 30, 2018 | 17:25

On which grounds are you challenging that?" TimesLIVE put together five moments that defined the chaotic council meeting on Thursday morning. The Council meeting was disrupted on several occasions after the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and UDM staged a walk-out as speaker Jonathan Lawack refused to allow a vote of no confidence in himself.

by | March 30, 2018 | 16:15

The resolution, which has no legal or regulatory power, is in direct opposition to calls from President Trump to bolster school defenses by giving guns to some K-12 teachers. Richard Rundhaug. He was advocating for his mother, Kelly VanKirk, a sixth-grade teacher at Lake Valley Elementary in Humboldt Unified School District , who was hoisting her own sign, "Stop Short Changing Our Future".

by | March 30, 2018 | 17:05

In addition to Cottonwood Falls, the affected homes are located in Downs, Edwardsville, El Dorado, Eskridge, Lansing, Neodesha, Pittsburg, Spring Hill, Wakefield, Wellington, Wichita and Wilson. "It is such a good cause and Dr. William Johanson is our medical director and he does a lot of work at Burke United Christian Ministries and we just wanted to support him as well", Hughes said.

by | March 30, 2018 | 16:49

Sidhu in the disputed return had claimed professional expenses for travel (₹38 lakh), clothing (₹28 lakh), employees' salaries (₹ 47 lakh) and fuel (₹18 lakh). The report further said that Sidhu was approached by the department several times, but to no avail. Earlier this month, senior BJP leader Swaran Salaria, who had unsuccessfully contested Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-poll a year ago, had filed a criminal defamation case against Sidhu.

by | March 30, 2018 | 16:20

The three men were arrested on Tuesday near the Tze'elim army base, located about 12 miles from the border between Israel and Gaza. The sit-ins are seen as a new attempt by Hamas to break a crippling, decade-old Gaza border blockade by Israel and Egypt that has made it increasingly hard for the Islamic militant group to govern.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:30

Current and retired teachers, who are not eligible for Social Security benefits, would still get annual raises of 1.5 percent in their retirement checks. Carlotta Abbot, a retired occupational therapist in the Fayette County School System, said she was most concerned about the bill removing the "inviolable contract" for all new teachers hired into the system, meaning they would have no protection from future benefit changes.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:24

It said a criminal probe has been opened and that five people were arrested including an official of the mall's security firm who is suspected of deactivating the public address system when the fire broke out. He also said a fire extinguisher that could have doused the flames at the start did not work. "There were a lot of children, children without parents", said witness Klepova.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:45

The cause of the fire is not known but some witnesses claim a passenger was smoking on the bus and discarded the cigarette on the floor. Thailand's roads have been ranked as the deadliest in the world after Libya's, according to the World Health Organisation's most recent study.

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:32

The bill defines fake news as "any news, information, data and reports which is, or are, wholly or partly false whether in the form of features, visuals or audio recordings or in any other form capable of suggesting words or ideas". Najib and 1MDB denied having committed any crime. The bill greatly expands the already broad set of laws in Malaysia, such as for criminal defamation, that penalise peaceful speech and create a climate of self-censorship and fear, Human Rights Watch said.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:18

The detention took place following the Ankara-led operation against the Gulen movement in the Balkan region, the Anadolu news agency said, referring to its sources. He denies any connection with the abortive putsch. Kosovo has faced pressure from Turkey in past weeks to take action against schools funded by the Gulen movement.

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:06

Now the buy-back scheme will only apply in Germany to begin with, but it could expand outside the country in future. The guarantee will last for three years. "With the Germany Guarantee and the diesel environmental incentive, we are offering our customers security when they choose a diesel and are on their side as a strong partner".

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:24

No foul was called, though, and teammate Kevon Looney rebounded the miss before kicking it back out to reset the possession. Durant was heated when there was no foul called on Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo away from the ball, and then again when there was no whistle as he drove to the basket and wound up on the ground.

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:46

New court filings assert that a business associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates , allegedly had ties to Russian intelligence including during the 2016 presidential campaign when the three were in contact.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:27

The kingdom will have a 2.7 percent weighting in the compiler's main emerging market stock benchmark, FTSE said. The country continued to maintain its status in the Watch List through the FTSE's 2016 country classification. FTSE Russell has added Saudi Arabia into its index of emerging markets, which could see billions of dollars of passive funds being funneled into the kingdom, ranging between 3 to 5 billion in a direct way.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:51

Since RMI readings above 50 are considered as bullish and RMI readings below 50 are considered as bearish, some traders may choose to generate signals on the crossovers of the RMI and 50 center line: sell when RMI decline below 50 and buy when RMI advances above 50.

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:58

The institutional investor held 24,361 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.41M, down from 29,072 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 33% are positive. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) earned "Buy" rating by China Renaissance Securities (US) Inc. on Thursday, January 25.

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:25

According to a report in Times of India, the omission left the authorities anxious about Sushil's participation in the tournament and it even prompted one of his personal coaches to question, "Entries of Indians in other weight categories are there, but why only Sushil's name is missing?" Semenya has had a good start to her season with two sub-two minute 800m races in two days at the national championships.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:59

North Korea is more likely to offer something that might limit or cap its nuclear programme, without immediately eliminating it, analysts say. President Donald Trump says his $200 billion federal infrastructure initiative is "probably" going to be delayed until after the November midterm elections.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:24

According to the Israeli channel 10, Friedman said in an intreview with a weekly newspaper, that, "If Abbas is not interested in holding negotiations, I'm sure someone else will want to". The US position articulated by Friedman is perhaps reminiscent of that of another US president, George Bush, who in 2002 said that then-leader of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat had to go if there was to be any progress in peace talks with the Israelis.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:59

China's official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday that Kim made an unofficial visit to China and met with President Xi Jinping at the Chinese leader's request. A vehicle convoy has been seen entering the Beijing train station under heavy security amid speculation of a high-level North Korean visit. On Tuesday, Chinese internet users kept each other abreast, speculating about the enigmatic guests' visits to Beijing sites including Zhongguancun, one of China's technology hubs, before the ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:50

Even though he's presided over an era of Australian cricket which is pretty abrasive and uncomfortable he knows right and wrong and would have said "it's against the rules of the game, let's forget it". "I lied about the sandpaper", the 25-year-old told reporters. So for me looking forward to having some time off and what's the next step from there.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:54

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb and Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen were part of a large government contingent. He had mentioned Mrs Knoll in his speech at the state ceremony honouring the murdered gendarme, saying her killers had "murdered an innocent and vulnerable woman because she was Jewish.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:20

Sanders declined to answer questions Tuesday surrounding the initial payment and why Trump did not personally sign the non-disclosure agreement drafted shortly before the election, a matter at the crux of a lawsuit Daniels' attorney has filed against the president charging that the agreement is null and void.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:29

McCabe pledged he would not use the fund "for anything beyond his defense of the allegations against him". The page had raised contributions from 4,558 people and had been shared on Facebook 2,800 times. McCabe is being represented by Michael Bromwich, a former Justice Department inspector general and a senior counsel at the law firm Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:31

More than 150 people alleged to have violated immigration laws were arrested in Northern California as part of ICE operations that began Sunday, the agency announced Tuesday. "This is a whole new low to intentionally warn criminals that law enforcement is coming". Homan, however, had a different idea of what she was trying to do, saying on Tuesday that he believed some of the 864 " criminal aliens" that still remained at large "were able to elude us thanks to the mayor's irresponsible ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:03

The same person with whom Kapil Sibal had a business deal was accused of giving bribe to a CBI official and against whom the then United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government initiated an inquiry. He also asked the minister to focus on the CBSE paper leak. I have also been the HRD minister. The Congress is already caught in up the data leak storm following the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook expose.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:26

Members of Team Seymour pledged their support for the prevention of child abuse during a proclamation ceremony and a "pinwheels for prevention" event March 27. Among the speakers will be representatives from the Maine Chiefs of Police Association, Maine Children's Trust, Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Councils.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:04

However, the process can certainly be more streamlined and offering its own-brand checking out might help the company do just that. Congress could pass legislation making online sales taxes more uniform. There is one big loophole, however: Amazon's policies don't apply to third-party merchants selling goods through its website , and many of those transactions remain untaxed.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:51

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the presidency over its "lies" concerning the Martin Luther King award said to have been received by President Muhammadu Buhari . We did not say that there would be no challenges because, even America is facing challenges. "We will talk about grand corruption, " recalling the Yoruba proverb that translates thus: Frog says when discussion gets to the issue of tail, we should skip it.

by | March 30, 2018 | 10:22

Zeke Prado said that while the city has banded together, he was not happy with how the bomber, Mark Conditt, was initially characterized. Manley said Thursday that as the investigation into the package and other bombings was ongoing, police were careful with their language because terrorism is specifically defined under federal law , and the suspect could have been apprehended alive.

by | March 30, 2018 | 10:17

Petersburg - a move that followed Washington's decision to expel 60 alleged intelligence officers from the United States earlier this week. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at news conference Thursday that Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from each of those countries in retaliation.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:09

Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom all supported the resolution and yet they were immediately in breach of its provisions, as each has embassies or consulates in Jerusalem that openly serve as their chief diplomatic missions to the Palestinian Authority.

by | March 30, 2018 | 10:32

His infrastructure plan was announced officially in February. "We will transform our roads and bridges from a source of endless frustration into a source of incredible pride", he said . President Donald Trump is bidding farewell to one of his longest-serving aides as he departs for Ohio. Hicks has been one of the president's most trusted, loyal and influential staffers.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:16

It has been revealed that in February, Citigroup gave a lump sum amount of $325 million to Kushner and his company Kushner Cos and alongside that, they also lent another $184 million to them in November. Kushner is President Donald Trump's son-in-law and has played key roles in the Trump administration's domestic and foreign policy initiatives. The letter was addressed to Rep.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:41

CONI said it would let the International Olympic Committee decide which city gets naming rights. Those who submit have the next six months to provide more details of their bids before the IOC Session in Buenos Aires in October is due to propose official candidates.