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by | December 05, 2017 | 02:41

Obama also used to his Paris speech to call for more women in positions of power, saying that " men seem to be having some problems these days ", in an apparent reference to the sexual assault and harassment scandals now dominating the US.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:34

TIME's first selection was Charles Lindbergh, the first person to make a solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic . Trump, who was Time's "Person of the Year" in 2016 , has called the NFL "weak" in their response to the anthem and added that the league is run by the players.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:25

Ahead of the inauguration of the port, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday met her Iranian counterpart Javed Zarif in Tehran during which implementation of the Chabahar port project was discussed among other issues. Akbar was speaking at the 7th Meeting of Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA), which was formed to promote peace in Afghanistan.

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:56

The latest threat came after North Korea tested its third ICBM, which it claimed was capable of striking anywhere in the United States. "If they want to find a pretext for destroying North Korea...then let them say it outright", said Lavrov, who also reiterated Moscow's view that "the pressure of sanctions has been exhausted".

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:51

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greeted crowds in Nottingham, England on Friday, marking their first public visit since they got engaged earlier this week. Markle", a tweet from the Kensington Palace reads. Holding hands throughout the entire interview , Harry, 33, and Markle, 36, looked relaxed and super in love, even poking fun at each other and making faces .

by | December 03, 2017 | 02:00

The Vietnam-born American citizen, who lives in Ellicott City, Maryland, faces roughly six to eight years in the clink, with sentencing set for April next year. The court documents don't mention it, but Pho appears to be the NSA employee at the heart of the spying accusations swirling around the Moscow-based security firm Kaspersky Lab.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:42

But the supermoon that took place exactly a month before that was much more notable - it was the closest supermoon to Earth since January 1948. At that point the moon will be 222,135 miles away from Earth - almost 16,000 miles closer than it usually is during the year, Space.com reported.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:32

The violence escalated late August, when the military responded to an attack by Rohingya militants with a heavy crackdown. "I now appeal to your big heart, that you're able to grant us the forgiveness we seek". Some 620,000 Rohingyas, who are Muslims originally from Bangladesh, have fled there after a campaign of repression that has spurred a wave of world condemnation, including from the pope.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:29

Investigators believe Caitlyn voluntarily left with Rodriguez after climbing through her bedroom window and walking to a nearby road, according to CCSO. Frisina's parents say he's also a family friend. "That's our concern, and our concern of course is that we don't know she's OK". There are now no criminal charges pending against Rodriguez, but he could be charged with interference with custody of a child.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:15

Balbi said that after extending the mission to "more than double the number of days than it would have been possible to rescue the crew", the search for the submarine would be scaled back to the area where the submarine was thought to have vanished, in waters of up to 500 metres deep.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:12

Israel bombed six targets in Gaza with two "terror infrastructure targets" Thursday, injuring at least two Palestinians in the process. A 48 year-old man, named by Palestinian media as Mahmoud Ahmad Zaal Odeh, was killed. In response, one of the settlers opened fire with his personal gun, fatally wounding a stone thrower. Over 600,000 Israeli Jews now live in settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem , making a contiguous Palestinian state virtually impossible.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:12

Doeren, in his fifth season at NC State , was also in the running for the Ole Miss head job, but the Rebels promoted interim coach Matt Luke to be full-time head coach. Reports over the past few days have linked Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy and Purdue's Jeff Brohm to Tennessee's vacancy, but like Doeren, they have stayed put.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:15

Merkel's conservative bloc and the SPD lost support in that vote, while an anti-immigrant party surged into parliament, seriously complicating the coalition arithmetic. The meeting of the SPD's rank and file next Thursday will be a key date as Germany anxiously awaits signs of its next government. On Friday, her party reiterated that stance, with the CDU's Klaus Schueler saying after a telephone conference of the party leadership: "The CDU is ready to hold serious talks with the SPD to build ...

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:09

Local officers had already cordoned off the area around the suspicious object and requested assistance of specialist officers, the statement added. The package had been delivered to a pharmacy, German media reported . "The evaluation and analysis is just beginning now", Schroeter said. German authorities were already on high alert for an attack on one of the country's famous Christmas markets after 12 people were killed in Berlin past year.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:40

Cases of crimes against children have hugely increased between 2014 and 2016, by 19.6%. According to the NCRB report , total of 1226 cases were reported against foreign nationals in various police stations in India. This number is a 12 per cent decrease from 2015 when a total of 66,676 cases were registered. Only Uttar Pradesh, with 2,639 cases, reported more offences.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:40

Following on the heels of Hurricane Matthew in 2016, the big storm for the Lowcountry was Hurricane Irma . Another hurricane that devastated the Caribbean, especially Puerto Rico, was Hurricane Maria . The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Thursday. Perhaps the oddest of all was a Groundhog Day tropical storm which carved across South Florida in 1952 , the only February U.S.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:37

As president, Trump repeated the promise yet again in October 2017 at the Value Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., proclaiming , "We're saying "Merry Christmas " again". The dancers echoed the first themed Christmas at the White House, Jacqueline Kennedy's "Nutcracker Suite" in 1961. "Living trees have been used as the National Christmas Tree since 1973, and before that from 1924-1953".

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:08

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that "persons holding public office " should not comment on matters pending before the Central Board of Film Certification, handing a rebuke to the political class while hearing a petition relating to the movie Padmavati .

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:05

Dozens of South Georgians have already started decorating for Christmas. "I wanted to do that". Also performing on the show was Blake Shelton's significant other, Gwen Stefani , who delivered a version of the romantic "My Gift Is You" from her new album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas .

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:24

Police say there is no ongoing threat to the public. Patton described the suspect as "a person who's expressed an intention to try and kill as many people as he could through shooting them". It was not linked to any other operation, added the police. Australian police have charged 74 people in counter-terrorism investigations since 2014, the BBC reports.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:24

In a statement, the couple named the venue, saying the Queen had given permission for them to use the chapel, and said the wedding would take place in May 2018. Jason Knauf, Prince Harry's communication's secretary, said Windsor is a "very special place" for Harry and that the couple had spent time there during their 16-month romance.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:19

A federal judge has ruled that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis can not further delay opening the military to transgender recruits, which clears the way for transgender people to enlist January 1. In the ruling Monday, Kollar-Kotelly clarified Mattis can't delay the date further and the military must continue to follow the Obama administration's transgender recruiting policies by January 1, 2018.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:12

Authorities have not released any photos of Woods yet, or said who may have taken her and where they might be headed. Alex Woods, Mariah's father, hasn't seen her since previous year, according to WCTI in North Carolina . "I just want to hold her tight and see her smile". "She's my baby, she's my everything", said Kristy Woods in a press conference. The sheriff has not ruled out the possibility of an abduction.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:12

Warren's claim of having Native American heritage. "They call her Pocahontas". Shortly after Trump's remarks, Warren said that the United States President could not hold a ceremony without making a racial slur . " President Trump couldn't even make it through a ceremony to honor these men without throwing in a racial slur", Warren told Anderson Cooper. Relatives of the Code Talkers say the comment was inappropriate and distracted from the men's work that helped the USA win World War II.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:42

A spokesperson for Melania Trump did not immediately return a request for comment. Melania Trump never wanted to be first lady and only urged President Trump to run for office out of exasperation at his constantly toying with the idea, according to an exclusive Vanity Fair interview.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:36

In all, the bureau was inundated with 203,086 background check requests for firearm sales Friday, a noteworthy increase from last year's single-day high of 185,713 and 185,345 back in 2015, USA TODAY reported . The Texas church massacre has "revealed that that relevant information may not be getting reported to the NICS - this is alarming and it is unacceptable".

by | November 27, 2017 | 02:27

In his complaint, Shafin alleged that the Hadiya was counseled by a Hindu religious leader, who tried to convince her to re-convert. While Hadiya said she married him willingly - and that the wedding was arranged by her Muslim guardian Sainaba - her father has portrayed the wedding as sinister, claiming Shafin has links to the radical group PFI.

by | November 27, 2017 | 02:25

The parties' leaders will meet at Steinmeier's official residence in Berlin to discuss "the situation after the breakdown of the coalition talks". Previously the Germans for 2 months failed to form a coalition government, which would be attended by CDU, Christian social Union, the greens and the Free democratic party.

by | November 27, 2017 | 02:16

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she accepted Conyers' resignation. Even while denying the allegations, Conyers, who is 88, said he was stepping down as ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee while he seeks vindication for "myself and my family before the House Committee on Ethics".

by | November 27, 2017 | 02:03

President Donald Trump on Sunday issued his second tacit endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore . Trump contends Moore's opponent, Democrat Doug Jones - a former prosecutor - is "WEAK" on crime and border security, "BAD" for the military, veterans, gun rights, and itching to raise taxes "TO THE SKY".

by | November 27, 2017 | 01:47

The railway ministry has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the family of those dead and Rs 1 lakh for those who suffered grievous injuries. He also ordered an inquiry by the commissioner railway safety and directed Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani to rush to the site.

by | November 26, 2017 | 02:20

The police soon took the body into their possession for further investigations and conducting other formalities before handing it over to the next of the kin of the deceased. He belonged to neighbouring Kulgam district. "In all humility Ms Mufti needs to leave the grass root delivery to officers in the field & focus on security situation".

by | November 26, 2017 | 02:18

Mr Trump added that he is "very happy" that women are speaking out about their experiences - a reference to the number of sexual assault accusations made recently against figures in the United States media and politics. Before unloading on the conservative candidate, Taylor said Moore's defense against the accusations has not been "sufficient enough". The Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee are both pulling their support for Mr Moore's campaign ...

by | November 26, 2017 | 02:11

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office then issued an alert for French, the boy and her auto. A 2015 Dodge Dart was also missing from his mother's home. "We have lost a lovely person and she will be dearly missed". It wasn't immediately clear how Logan's grandmother came to die and why for that matter the woman was buried in the boy's backyard and what caused the teen to flee.

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:40

Amidst fears of Parliament's winter session being delayed, the CCPA on Friday announced that the session will take place for a total of 14 days from December 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018. Addressing the meeting of the Congress working committee (CWC) last week, Sonia also accused the government of being "ill prepared" to implement the goods and services tax (GST), which she described as a "flawed" tax regime.