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by | September 04, 2017 | 14:10

Opposition leader Raila Odinga's protests following the results of Kenya's August 8 presidential election sounded like the complaints of a sore loser. And the European Observer Mission said that they had not observed any signs of "centralized or localized manipulation" of the vote. The president is calling on Kenyans repeatedly to remain peaceful in a country where some elections have been followed by deadly violence.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:11

Merkel's tough line comes after Ankara arrested two more German nationals for "political reasons", according to Berlin . The 90-minute session - the only such debate of the campaign - featured an entirely civil exchange of ideas between Germany's leader for the past dozen years and the man who wants her job, Martin Schulz .

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said although "radical Islamists" are perpetrating acts of terror in Europe, she still believed that "Islam belongs to Germany". When talking about anti-terrorist efforts, Schulz said he could not ensure that terrorist attacks like the Berlin attack last December, which killed 12, could not repeat.

by | September 03, 2017 | 22:56

Saturday saw patients from hospitals in the potentially affected area safely evacuated in transport vehicles and ambulances, while on Sunday authorities began the massive task of evacuating nearly 60,000 people from the area. Three police explosives experts in Goettingen were killed in 2010 while preparing to defuse a 1,000 lb (450kg) bomb . Roads and transport systems, including parts of the underground, were to remain closed during the work and for at least two hours after the bomb is ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 21:15

Salt Lake City police did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News' request for comment but Sgt. Brandon Shearer told the Salt Lake Tribune the department started an internal investigation into the incident. Stop". In a subsequent statement, she said the city's mayor and police chief had both extended personal apologies for her treatment. "We will do what is necessary to fully investigate the issue, uphold the integrity of the Salt Lake City Police Department, and strengthen the ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 21:15

To deal with the influx of desperate creatures, busy rescue groups and shelters have been sending their animals to facilities outside of Texas in order to make room for those found in flooded areas. The SPCA of Texas has put out a call for foster homes for pets already being sheltered in Dallas. Fort Collins Cat Rescue and Spay/Neuter Clinic - When I got an email from this wonderful Colorado-based nonprofit that they'd be sheltering at least three dozen kittens and cats transported ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 21:11

The stock of NEXT plc (LON:NXT) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 11 by Societe Generale. Liberum Capital upped their target price on shares of Redrow plc from GBX 561 ($7.26) to GBX 601 ($7.77) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th.

by | September 03, 2017 | 21:01

There has been little change in the organization or structure of the storm today.Maximum sustained winds are around 110 miles per hour... just shy of major hurricane strength (category 3). Since it is so far out, we don't have to worry about any landfall until next week. "Irma is now a small hurricane, with hurricane-force winds", the Hurricane Center said.

by | September 03, 2017 | 20:55

Moore Avenue in Philadelphia . In his statement to police, Hupperterz "admitted to elements of the crime", Philadelphia Police said during the press conference. He did not rule out the possibility of other arrests, though he described Hupperterz as the "primary individual" involved in Burleigh's death. VIDEO: Police search home in Jenkintown, Pa .

by | September 03, 2017 | 20:50

Interestingly, China's clarion call for "globalisation 2.0" under the aegis of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has invited scepticism due to its undemocratic Communist credentials and the unilateral and hegemonic nature of its Silk Road revival blueprint.

by | September 03, 2017 | 20:12

Earlier, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says a magnitude 5.6 quake in North Korea was artificial and it's analyzing whether the North conducted a nuclear test. North Korea is thought to have a handful of rudimentary nuclear bombs and has spent decades trying to ideal a multistage, long-range missile to eventually carry smaller versions of those bombs.

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:25

The Pentagon has ordered new troops to Afghanistan , Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, 10 days after President Donald Trump announced a surge in U.S. Meanwhile, Trump had said while announcing the Afghanistan strategy that he will switch focus on "killing terrorists" in the country from the nation-building role that the American soldiers have been engaged in until now.

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:25

Ayala had filed a lawsuit challenging Scott's right to transfer the cases. Scott added that Ayala "unilaterally chose to not stand on the side of victims and their families, which is completely sickening". Until directed to do otherwise by the Governor, we will continue to prosecute the case that have been assigned, or that may be assigned, to us. "And that there is nothing, that anyone, serving in the three branches of government, can do about it?" However, I don't believe it is in the best ...

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:18

But the clean-up operation required in Texas is thought to have made Republicans reluctant to slash the disaster relief budget for a wall which appears to be losing backing, even among Mr Trump supporters. The walls could also complement fencing built in recent years, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. The prototypes will allow the agency to learn about what type of structure would work best along the border.

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:17

During midday trading on Thursday, gasoline futures for September were up almost 12 percent. Prices may go down following the Labor Day holiday and a switch by refiners to less expensive winter blend gasoline, but the recovery of damaged pipelines and refineries will also play a part in determining how quickly prices decrease.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:12

Petersburg and other cities. "We believe this action was unwarranted and detrimental to the overall relationship between our countries", State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said. The move was a response to Russia's decision to expel hundreds of USA diplomats from the US embassy in Moscow. Visa operations at USA consulates will remain suspended indefinitely.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:10

Also, we just learned that Mandira will be essaying a negative role and that she was in Hyderabad with Jackie Shroff to shoot their part. They shot for some action sequences including hand-tohand combat scenes. "Happy 2 share screen space with the Indian Macho #Prabhas.Looking forward 2 a brilliant film in da making". What's more, she will be paid a hefty sum of Rs 5 crore, it was reported.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:09

Britain and Japan discussed the possibility of adopting a new U.N. Security Council resolution over North Korea, a British government source said on Thursday, after North Korea fired a missile over Japan this week. Before the meeting, May described Japan as "the UK's closest security partner in Asia" and a "like-minded partner". "What we're doing is working with our worldwide partners", she said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:13

The president also called for lowering taxes for middle income Americans and helping parents afford child care, but did not provide specific details on how his tax plan would account for such policies. He says the tax system should benefit the hard working american. "I'll tell you what, the United States is counting on it". The president used the official White House event to inject an overtly political message aimed at U.S.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:08

Most importantly, the signers stressed the moral obligation of the U.S.to protect those undocumented immigrants, calling an end of the program "senselessly cruel". Ending DACA and removing hundreds of thousands of young men and women from our workforce also would cost the country an estimated $460.3 billion in lost Gross Domestic Product over a decade and tens of billions more in lost contributions to Medicare and Social Security, and force businesses to incur $3.4 billion in turnover costs.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:10

If Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman who insists he's done nothing wrong, believes a presidential pardon is his get-out-of-jail-free card, so he has no incentive to cooperate with investigators, Mueller's work with Schneiderman reapplies pressure.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:06

Yesterday, Dr Amarapurkar's colleague, Dr Prashant Kerkar, surgical oncologist from Bombay Hospital, told mid-day, "We had lunch in the hospital cafeteria on Tuesday, after which Dr Amarapurkar said he was leaving for home". Indian Medical Association Mumbai chapter criticised Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and wrote to BMC Commissioner seeking inquiry into the death of the doctor.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:49

Gov. Scott Walker offered to send Wisconsin troops to Texas earlier this week. The 32nd infantry is the largest unit in the Wisconsin National Guard with 3,400 soldiers, and is based at Camp Williams in Camp Douglas, with soldiers in units across the state and in MI.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:48

But she wasn't a bulwark of strength against the left in her party: she ceded power over decision-making on some issues to them, and indulged them on policies such as Trident renewal when Scottish Labour didn't even need to take a position on the reserved matter.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:43

Military", he has maintained a similar divide. But on August 23, the White House said it would send guidelines to the Pentagon on implementing the ban and allow for the removal of current transgender soldiers. DoD will carry out the president's policy direction in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, Mattis said . Carter's directive ended the previous ban on transgender individuals from serving openly and also instructed the Pentagon to decide how to allow new ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:44

But latest reports suggest that the comedian couldn't turn up because he was drunk. Kapil Sharma has had a series of cancelled shoots in recent pasts with Shah Rukh Khan , Arjun Rampal , Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, among others have left the sets of the show without completing their shoot.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:37

Osteen joined " CBS This Morning " from Houston to address the controversy and discuss what his church is doing to help the city. "We have never closed our doors". "None of that is true". "We have floodgates right behind me to the right". This building flooded in 2001, the whole bottom floor. "It would've been a safety concern at the start".

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:19

US-led coalition aircraft have carried out strikes to halt a convoy evacuating Islamic State militants from the Lebanon-Syria border area towards Iraq. Militants from their 50,000 strong force have dramatically influenced the direction of the conflict in Syria, Iraq and Yemen in Iran's favour. ISIS is another acronym for the Islamic State group.

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:09

In addition, the measure includes $75 million tuition tax credit program that would offer families scholarships to send their children to private or parochial schools - or to pay the cost to send their sons or daughters to a public school outside their home school district, officials said .

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:05

The standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road in the area, which is disputed between China and India's ally, Bhutan. Two months into the Doklam standoff, India and China have finally agreed to end the conflict with the neighbouring country reportedly abandoning their plan to build a road in the conflicted region.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:58

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began controlled water release of the Addicks Reservoir Monday in an attempt to manage flood levels in the immediate area. On Sunday, the president held a teleconference with top administration officials to discuss the federal effort. It could creep as far east as MS by Thursday, meaning New Orleans, where Hurricane Katrina unleashed its full wrath in 2005, is in Harvey's path.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:59

People push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. "Those people lost everything they owned", Tur said . The current disaster highlights stark difference between two wings of the Republican Party: more moderate Northeastern Republicans, a group from which President Donald Trump hails, and those across the South and Southwest, who often adhere to a rigid conservative ideology even, apparently, in times of ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:02

Local police said that several layers of security were in place around the prison and that government troops had permission to use firearms if any violence erupted. Thousands of riot police have been deployed to defuse hundreds of violent incidents that have left at least 38 people dead and almost 250 injured. Both the sentences will run consecutively, the sect chief's counsel S.K.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:58

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people marched in Barcelona in a show of unity, many chanting "I am not afraid". A woman was also killed in a vehicle-and-knife attack in the nearby town of Cambrils the following day. Recent investigations reveal that those responsible the recent killings were planning attacks on a much larger scale, but mistakenly blew up a house in Alcanar in which they had stored explosives and gas tanks.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:51

So the Republican leaders of the House and Senate face the prospect of including money for the wall and seeing their bills rejected in the Senate, or leaving the issue of funding the wall for another day and risking rejection by the president.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:48

Guterres was due to arrive for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders and officials, with the visit scheduled to continue through Wednesday. At the start of a meeting in Jerusalem with U.N. "These actions weaken cooperation between states and are against the rule of law", he said. "No one understands this better than us, Israelis". Guterres will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over the next two days.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:42

The launches were the North's first rocket tests since two intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, were fired last month. Earlier in August, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to tighten sanctions on North Korea, targeting about a third of the nation's roughly $3 billion in exports.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:44

Niels Hoegel , now 40, was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders at a hospital in the northwestern town of Delmenhorst. "The death toll "is unique in the history of the German republic", a chief police investigator in the case, Arne Schmidt was quoted as saying by The Manila Times".

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:41

A ceasefire took effect on Sunday morning in the Islamic State enclave straddling the border, where the militants have been fighting Hezbollah with Syrian troops on one front and the Lebanese army on the other. Lebanon would not want to appear to be operating alongside the Syrian government, and the presence of Hezbollah militias from Lebanon fighting in Syria is also politically sensitive .

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:40

The International Organization for Migration said "thousands of civilians" had fled Tal Afar since the offensive began. Lt. Gen. Yarallah announced Saturday that the Federal Police and Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi liberated the neighborhoods of Qadisiya1, Qadisiya2, and Rabiaa in northwestern Tal Afar .