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by | November 15, 2017 | 01:58

Navy's "unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinate strike force effort", the service said in a statement". The four-day drill began Sunday, and it gives the three carrier strike groups an unusual opportunity to train together as an integrated unit alongside allied South Korean and Japanese forces.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:54

A woman walks at a damaged site after an airstrike in the rebel-held city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta Syria November 2, 2017. The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused the USA -led coalition of interfering with the Russian air force to protect retreating Islamic State (IS) militants.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:52

Sessions has previously told Congress he was unaware of any Trump campaign contacts with Russian Federation, leading Democrats on Tuesday to accuse him of lying under oath. Sessions has asked Justice Department prosecutors to decide if a special counsel should be appointed to investigate certain Republican concerns, including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the sale of a uranium company to Russian Federation, according to media reports on Monday.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:52

Service providers such as, florists and bakers would be allowed to refuse to serve gay weddings. The bill ensures exemptions for ministers of religion and celebrants with genuine belief and allows a limited form of conscientious objection.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:43

Johnston said he was told the suspected shooter was killed by law enforcement gunfire. There are at least seven crime scenes related to the incident. "We are cooperating with local law enforcement - we don't have any confirmed information at this point", but a statement from the superintendent will be forthcoming when they know more, she said.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:54

A second person was also stabbed trying to stop the attempted robbery and stabbing. Their alleged assailant, Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman , is being held on suspicion of first-degree assault. They were transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis for treatment. "Our thoughts are with the families involved". Officers were dispatched at 6.44pm to the mall and put the store on lockdown.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:53

Azar and sharing with him the many ways that home-based care is a vital patient-preferred, lower cost component of high-quality health care delivery models", the group said in an emailed statement. Azar also served as the former Deputy Secretary of the HHS under former President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2007. The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the largest skilled nursing provider in the nation, is also seeking opportunities to work with ...

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:49

Hate crimes in the United States increased by nearly five percent in 2016, when the country registered 6,121 acts of this type, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced today. Even before a Trump presidency gave us an executive order barring immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries and a ban against transgender troops serving in the military, hate crimes in the United States increased in 2016 , the second year in a row.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:43

But the end for the Cyclones - a 49-42 loss - was as devastating as it possibly could have been. The Cowboys hope to keep their Big 12 Championship dreams alive by taking care of business in Ames, Iowa as they face the Iowa State Cyclones .

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:41

But even if the agreement between the main powers succeeds in putting an end to the fighting, we have to worry about the signs of a new phase of regional confrontations inside and outside Syria. Israel sees Hezbollah as an advanced Iranian battalion that's part of the conflict over influence in the Middle East and which is nurtured by the expected agreement to stop fighting in Syria while accepting the Iranians' presence there.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:32

China will work with Southeast Asian countries to safeguard peace in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday in a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , who pledged to handle issues with Beijing in those waters bilaterally.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:26

He added, though, that France was committed to the landmark nuclear deal with Iran, which puts restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. "We would like to see sanctions on Iran for its support of terrorism and sanctions on Iran for violating the ballistic missile resolutions of the United Nations", Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi minister of foreign affairs, told CNBC Thursday.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:16

Notre Dame has played a hard schedule and has quality wins over USC, North Carolina State and Michigan State. The Trojans have the best chance of the bunch, but it's a thin chance given their loss to Notre Dame . The Badgers slip a spot despite beating Iowa handily. This was the best win the Badgers have had this year. Oklahoma is in if it wins its final two regular-season games and prevails in the Big 12 Championship.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:46

According to to ESPN's Nick Friedell , tomorrow's Bulls announcement at the United Center will be that Chicago will host the 2020 All-Star Weekend. "We look forward to an exciting week of activities celebrating the game of basketball". "We are thrilled to bring the NBA All-Star Game back", Silver said of the event which is set to be held on February 16, 2020.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:38

The meeting in question took place in Washington on September 20, 2016 and was arranged by Flynn's lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group. Flynn is a central figure in Mueller's investigation because of conversations he had with then-Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak a year ago and because he waited until March to retroactively register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for the work he did for a Turkish businessman.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:51

This is its weakest closing level since October 31, when it had ended at 33,213.13. Both the indices extended losses as Sensex had tanked nearly 100 points within 15 minutes of trading, dragging the benchmark index below the psychological mark of 33,200.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:48

The council is also expected to slash tax rates on various goods of common consumption such as handmade furniture, shampoo, sanitary ware, plywood, stationery articles, and play instruments, among others. The Delhi Hotel and Restaurant Owner's Association president, Sandeep Khandelwal, welcomed the lower tax rates and said this would incentivise people to pay taxes.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:47

Students were reminded about what Veterans Day means and encouraged to always show thanks to America's veterans. Brown Funeral Home and United Bank were this year's sponsors for the Veterans Day reception and assembly, according to Melonas.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:36

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon compared the allegations of sexual misconduct with teens against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to the bombshell "Access Hollywood" tape that was released during the 2016 election, accusing The Washington Post of targeting both Moore and Donald Trump politically.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:44

The movie - a thriller about the real life kidnapping of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty's grandson - will replace Spacey's role as with Christopher Plummer . According to Deadline , the cast and crew of the film agreed in a " unified front " that they should reshoot all of Spacey's scenes. Plummer is also closer to the correct age for the role.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:47

The letter was a response to Michael Dumont, Deputy Director of the US Army Chiefs of Staff, at the request of two members of the House of Representatives, Democrats Ted Lieu and Ruben Gayego, who asked for an estimate of the expected human and material losses and possible military operations in the event of a conflict with North Korea .

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:38

However, when reports of the meetings had first surfaced, Patel told the Guardian "Boris knew about the visit". Labour's shadow cabinet office minister Jon Trickett said there had been a "clear breach" of the ministerial code, while shadow global development secretary Kate Osamor called for an investigation, describing Patel's apology as "a desperate last-ditch attempt.to save her job".

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:36

Created by Congress in 1990, TPS defers deportation for certain aliens already in the USA - many of them illegally - and allows them to apply for work permits. "We are looking at the fact that temporary protected status means temporary, and it has not been temporary for many years", DHS spokesman David Lapan said earlier this month.

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:32

THE MSP block at the Scottish Parliament has been evacuated after two suspect packages were found . "Thankfully it appears to have been a false alarm in this case and the substance was found not to be risky". The offices of Liz Smith, Jamie Halcro-Johnston, Edward Mountain are now closed off while business continues as usual in the other parts of the building.

by | November 07, 2017 | 02:08

Andrew Coffey, a pledge at Pi Kappa Phi , died after attending an off-campus house party Friday. "Unfortunately we have got to take steps in a serious manner with our partners and stakeholders and students to make sure it doesn't happen again, and that's my pledge to our students, to their parents and certainly to this community", he said.

by | November 07, 2017 | 02:07

Defence spokesman, Col Rajesh Kalia, said that three militants hiding in the area have been killed. But as soon the joint team intensified the searches, militants opened fire and the encounter broke out. However, the internet services were snapped in Pulwama district. The reports said that the CRPF jawans came down of their vehicles and fired teargas canisters to push the stone-pelters, triggering clashes.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:54

Rene Boucher, the neighbor charged with attacking Sen. FRANKFORT, Ky. Sen. Rand Paul's absence from the Senate while recovering from an assault in Kentucky creates another challenge for a slim Republican majority that's caused heartburn for its lack of unity at times, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:51

Taking potshots at former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's statement that Re 1 ends up as 15 paise when it reaches villages, Modi said: "Rajiv was such a doctor who diagnosed the problem of corruption but did not do anything about it". The Prime Minister highlighted that three lakh shell companies have been shut down after demonetisation and a probe into 5,000 such firms has found a fraud of Rs 4,000 crore.

by | November 07, 2017 | 00:49

More than twice as many Americans approve as disapprove of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible coordination between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and the Russian government, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds, indicating that the conservative effort to discredit the probe has fallen flat as the case has progressed toward its first public charges.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:35

Officers who responded found Cox and a single-vehicle crash near Dawn and Turner streets, which is about two blocks north of the initial stop. The officer identified as 30-year-old Jaimie Cox made a traffic stop where he made a brief call indicating he was in distress.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:34

On Friday, he told The Times that "I had a very brief hello to a couple of people". Page said the trips were "completely unrelated to my limited volunteer role with the campaign and as I've done dozens of times throughout my life". "I am deeply troubled that this newest revelation strongly suggests that the Senate ― and the American public ― can not trust your word". "I sent him a letter and I would like for him to come before the judiciary meeting again and explain himself".

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:26

The committee is also trying to find out how the state agencies handled the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus which has claimed hundreds of lives in the past few years. It also sends a message that the crown prince has the full backing of his father, King Salman, to carry out sweeping anti-corruption reforms targeting senior royals and their business associates, who have always been seen as operating above the law.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:23

Outside court, Saipov's attorney said he hoped "everyone lets the judicial process play out". Saipov left behind knives and a note, in Arabic and English, in the truck that included Islamic religious references and said, "Islamic Supplication.

by | November 05, 2017 | 02:44

In between, Michigan State's Brian Lewerke answered with throwing score of his own to Darrell Stewart. Then, on offense, the Lions will need to figure out how to get its unit going, as it has 213 passing yards and just one rushing yard thus far.

by | November 05, 2017 | 02:44

It is rapidly progressing in the "Global Innovation Index", "Global Logistics Index" and "Global Competitiveness Index". They can withstand adverse agro-climatic conditions. Earlier in the week there was a lot of buzz around Khichdi being announced as the National Dish, Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal later clarified that with this tweet.