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by | April 11, 2018 | 12:48

Nabi Tajima, a 117-year-old Japanese resident of Kagoshima Prefecture, is likely to be recognized as the world's oldest living woman, following the death of Violet Brown of Jamaica, the previous title holder who died at 117 in September. The supercentenarian, whose exact age is 112 years 259 days, married his wife Hatsuno in 1931 and the couple had five children. Masazo Nonaka, from Ashoro, Japan , is officially the oldest man alive.

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:51

Police said the suspect used a firearm and allegedly shot at a 19-year-old man and his 20-year-old female passenger while they were in their vehicle. A Joliet woman allegedly ran her auto into a man she previously was upset with when he refused to pay for a ride she gave him, police said.

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:46

After a goalless draw in Seville in the last 16, they dumped Jose Mourinho's United out with a 2-1 win at Old Trafford last month with French striker Wissam Ben Yedder netting both goals. Bayern head coach Jupp Heynckes expects Sevilla to attack from the first whistle in Munich. PREDICTION Of the four quarter-final first leg matches that took place last week, it was the result in Southern Spain that gives us the most open of ties to be completed this time around.

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:47

After traveling to Peru for the gathering of Western hemisphere heads of state, Trump planned to go to Colombia to meet with President Juan Manuel Santos . Cohen, his longtime lawyer and fixer. The raid was separate from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Trump has reportedly told White House officials that Vladimir Putin bore responsibility for the attack by backing Bashar al-Assad's regime, whereas Russian Federation denies that the poison gas attack took place at ...

by | April 10, 2018 | 20:16

Hamilton came to Bahrain knowing he was in for a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change, so he needed to be on his game - with a flawless auto - to minimise the damage and give himself the best chance in the race. This left Vettel to contend with the silver arrows on his own as both Mercedes drivers comitted to a one-stop strategy, forcing the German to run his set of soft tyres to the ragged edge.

by | April 10, 2018 | 20:13

He would convert the eagle putt to get back to 7 over for the tournament. "I haven't had big numbers this year, and then these last two weeks I've had a lot of big numbers". And given all his near misses (six runner-up finishes) and his age (47), he knows his opportunities are dwindling. "I'm going to take a little break for sure", he said.

by | April 10, 2018 | 20:11

Syrian state TV said there were casualties in what it said was a suspected U.S. missile attack on a major air base in central Syria but the United States denied it had launched any air strikes against the country. Syria's government has denied any involvement in that attack. One video shared by activists showed bodies of about a dozen children, women and men, some with foam at the mouth.

by | April 10, 2018 | 20:11

On Monday, investigators working for the USA attorney's office at the Southern District of NY raided Cohen's offices in NY after obtaining a search warrant, and seized records on various topics, such as the $130,000 nondisclosure payment Cohen made the adult-film actress, Stormy Daniels , shortly before the 2016 U.S.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:12

Not only that, the Mexican government is deporting migrants at record numbers. Organizers say Mexican immigration authorities are working with the migrants to get them papers to stay in Mexico. Trump appeared to be saying that the caravan was somehow responsible for the rape of women. Rodrigo Abeja, one of the organizers, said help was being sought from a breakaway faction of Mexico's teachers union, which has years of experience convening large protests and is generally aligned with the ...

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:11

However, reports of Liverpool manager replacing Zidane at the end of this season will have to wait as Spanish daily, Marca, claims Zidane is staying put. "He'll be here next season, just like the rest of them". We did early in the second half, but then we had 10 minutes after the goal which were a bit hard, and then they scored the goal.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:08

On Thursday, a German court ruled that he could not be extradited on grounds of rebellion , as the equivalent charge under German law, treason, requires a defendant to have committed violence. On March 23, Spanish Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena initiated a European arrest warrant for 25 Catalan politicians, including Puigdemont , regarding the illegitimate Catalan independence referendum of 2017.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:09

Manny Mendoza, rangemaster at The Gun Range in San Diego, California , confirmed to Mercury News that Nasim Najafi Aghdam legally purchased the 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol from his store on January 2. It also lists an Instagram page that focuses on vegan life. Some info posted shows she was angry over censorship, well sharia censorship is easy to spot in the Nobel Peace Prize winning woman, Malala Yousafzai who recently returned to Pakistan , after the Taliban had shot her in the head.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:09

Hitting out at Mr Modi and BJP, the Congress president said they have lost track of running the country. An upbeat Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asserted that a united opposition would defeat the BJP, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, in the 2019 general elections.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:06

Judge Sergio Moro, who oversees numerous so-called "Car Wash" cases, then ordered an arrest warrant for da Silva, giving him until 5 p.m. Friday to present himself to police in Curitiba, about 260 miles (417 kilometers) southwest of Sao Bernardo do Campo, and begin serving his 12-year sentence.

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:05

Orbán has leaned farther to the right in recent years, becoming one of Europe's most prominent populist voices. During a bruising election campaign Mr Orban, 54, has stepped up his long-running attacks on the Hungarian-born Mr Soros, which have included media blitzes called xenophobic and anti-Semitic by critics.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:58

Also in Rafah, Israeli soldiers shot at the head of Muhammad Said Mousa al-Haj Saleh, 33, killing him. At least 9 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip were killed by Israeli forces during protests along the border with Israel, including a journalist and two minors.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:58

Thousands of protesters - Israel estimated 20,000 - gathered in locations near the border east of Khan Yunis, in the south of the blockaded Palestinian enclave, and east of Gaza City, among other spots. The UN human rights office said on Friday it has indications that Israeli forces used "excessive force" during a deadly crackdown on protesters last week in Gaza and expressed concerns about possible further violence.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:54

The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) tweeted that the fire at Trump Tower had been upgraded to a Category 4 alarm fire from a Category 3 fire alarm. The Department of Buildings has issued a partial order to vacate residences 50C and 51C, they note, and residents are able to occupy the 55 floor and above or 45 floor and below.

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:12

Despite all statements from Washington , sanctions are clearly aimed against ordinary Russian citizens, the country's embassy in the USA said. However, no interview has been agreed to - and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that talks were continuing between Trump and his lawyers about a possible interview.

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:07

Herbert Reul, the interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia state, where Muenster is located, said the driver of the gray van was a German citizen. SEVERAL people were killed with as many as 30 more injured after a van struck pedestrians and diners in Germany . "We can not speculate about the motive at this stage but it is clear that the man who committed suicide drove a light truck into a larger group of people today", a Muenster police spokesperson said .

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:04

That led the officers to fire 10 shots. The video shows him pointing the pipe at at least seven people, including someone with a child and someone who runs and immediately puts their his hands up. Still, there are some tough questions surrounding this case, specifically about how neatly it fits into the narrative of other controversial fatal police shootings of black men and the role of community policing in incidents just like this one.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:49

The Gold Coast is staging the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games , but cycling and shooting events are being held in refurbished Brisbane venues that were initially built for the 1982 Games. New Zealand's flagbearer Sophie Pascoe added to her growing medal collection with victory in the women's SM10 200m individual medley, while Titmus ensured that Australia finished with another gold when she held off Ruck in a pulsating relay.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:44

This builds on the historic effort in Congress to reform the law that for too long has protected websites like Backpage from being held liable for enabling the sale of young women and children . The website's chief executive, Carl Ferrer, was arrested at the company's headquarters in Dallas, Texas, and charged with sexual exploitation and pimping charges.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:42

Police say the suspect pointed what is believed to be a handgun at one of the pedestrians and demanded money. Police said the employee did not comply with the would-be robber, now identified as Gresham. Wednesday. Authorities tell ABC13 the teen tried to rob the man before killing him. Anyone with information on any of the robberies should contact the Champaign Police Department's Investigations Division at 217-351-4545.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:44

Critics, pointing out that illegal border crossings are down, called the proposed deployment an unnecessary waste of resources. Trump criticized the mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaff, who he said warned undocumented immigrants in her community of an upcoming sweep by federal immigration enforcement agents.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:42

Officials listed Russia's "occupation of Crimea, instigation of violence in Eastern Ukraine, support for Assad in Syria, and ongoing malicious activity", including cyberactivity, as reasons for the economic sanctions. The sanctions freeze any assets that those targeted have in US jurisdictions and bars Americans from doing business with them. "Congressman Joaquin Castro ...

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:40

Under the deal, Syrian state media said Jaish Al Islam would hand over heavy and medium-sized weapons and acknowledge the restoration of the Damascus government's control of Douma. The UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, criticises the "strategy" of forced displacement. Syrian ally Russian Federation has struck a deal with rebels in the main town of the eastern Ghouta region to allow hundreds of civilians to leave along with fighters, a group monitoring Syria's conflict said ...

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:39

To promote regional economic integration, the two countries are participating in key trans-regional initiatives namely Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline and Central Asia - South Asia Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (CASA-1000).

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:21

Shah said. Recalling former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's lines that "the cloud will go away, the sun will come up, and lotus will bloom", he said that the BJP at present rules the country with a clear majority and with its allies, it is ruling in 21 of the 29 states.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:17

One study on the possible outcomes of asking about citizens' status suggested that more than 24 million individuals could avoid taking part in the Census itself if such a question is presented. The District of Columbia uses U.S. Census information to draw ward, Advisory Neighborhood Commission, and voting precinct boundaries. Maryland could lose a lot of federal money and possibly a seat in Congress if residents are required to answer a question about their citizenship on US Census ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:12

There have been protests in Brazil , both for and against Lula. The conviction was upheld by an appeals court in January. After almost 11 hours of often heated debate, the Supreme Federal Tribunal voted 6-5 to deny da Silva's request to stave off a 12-year prison sentence while he fights a conviction that he has always argued was nothing more than a ploy to keep him off of the October ballot.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:13

This front has the possibility to produce a line of strong to severe storms similar to what we saw Tuesday night. Ahead of this front look for a mostly cloudy sky Friday with a chance for a scattered shower or thunderstorm. A touch of drizzle is possible at times, and temperatures will fall through the 50s during the morning, possibly reaching the 40s over north Alabama by afternoon.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:10

Extradition proceedings on the corruption charges will continue. "[Puigdemont] always said that he had full confidence in the German judiciary", his Barcelona-based lawyer Jaime Alonso-Cuevillas tweeted. The official, who spoke under customary anonymity, said "Spanish justice will adopt the appropriate measures in the face of these new circumstances".

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:12

According to the department, during quake mode, firefighters from all 106 neighborhood fire stations survey all 470 square miles in the greater Los Angeles area. Some light structural damage was reported on the islands, but there were no other reports of any injuries or major damage. "We recognise that the probability of having a large quake goes up".

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:11

The homeowner discovered two intruders in South Park Crescent, Hither Green, south-east London , at about 00:45 BST. One said: 'Rest in peace Henry boy best cousin in the world u will never be forgotten'. Speaking today, mayor of London Sadiq Khan called the rising number of murders "heartbreaking", criticising the government for cuts to the policing budget, which he said had been reduced by £700 million in the last seven years.