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by | November 22, 2017 | 01:02

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun refused to accept Hariri's resignation as he considered it unconstitutional because it was not presented to him in Lebanon. Aoun went far in considering the resignation forced on Hariri by the Saudis and that he was kept under house arrest, accusing the kingdom of committing an act of aggression against Lebanon.

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:57

Several women have said Moore tried to start romantic relationships with them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. President Trump, who has faced more than a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct himself, dismissed questions from reporters about him backing a man accused of sexual assault over a man who is a Democrat.

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:21

Lambton president and CEO Judith Morris said last week the college had a contingency plan that included using a fund of money saved during the strike to help students who suffered financially. NDP education critic Peggy Sattler said students should be given a full tuition refund for the semester. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne had met both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), which represents the teachers, and the regulating body College Employer Council (CEC) on Thursday ...

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:11

Sanctions for North Korea and the other nations on the list include: "restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance, a ban on defense exports and sales, certain controls over exports of dual use items, and miscellaneous financial and other restrictions", according to the U.S.

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:10

Two vessels searching for the submarine heard a "noise" at a depth of about 656 feet, said navy spokesman Enrique Balbi from Buenos Aires. The communication attempts received on Saturday were originally thought to indicate that the crew was trying to re-establish contact, prompting emotional celebrations by family members and officials.

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:05

Even Mugabe's once-loyal ZANU-PF party warns it would impeach Robert Mugabe if he does not quit. As it stands Mugabe is still head of state though ZANU-PF has stripped him of his powers as party leader. "We were disappointed yesterday in the midst of all those generals he appeared to swap [speeches]", Chris Mutsvangwa, leader of the war veterans, said.

by | November 20, 2017 | 03:15

The place of his death was not shared, though the statement mentioned that he "passed away peacefully with his family by his bedside". Young later announced his departure from the band in 2014 due to health reasons that were later revealed to be dementia.

by | November 20, 2017 | 03:14

A COCKY US Navy pilot has landed himself in big trouble with his bosses after drawing a giant willy in the sky . The aircraft involved was an E/A-18 Growler, the Navy said. "After it made circles at the bottom, I knew what it was and started laughing", local resident Ramone Duran told the Spokesman Review: "It was pretty amusing to see that".

by | November 20, 2017 | 03:11

This is going to be a day just to go for it really and play well. I can't even count the number of chances I missed inside 10 feet, I reckon there were at least eight or nine. It was one of those days where I felt quite exhausted. "I can't tell you what happened on the first 27 holes". Tommy Fleetwood capitalised on a poor back nine from fellow Briton Justin Rose to be crowned the Race to Dubai victor on the final day of the European Tour season yesterday.

by | November 20, 2017 | 02:20

Asked if Israel has recently shared intelligence with Saudi Arabia , Eizenkot said, " we are prepared to share information if there is a need to do so". With the absolutist kingdom, Israel is now working on common concerns over Iran , the cabinet minister said. "We have said it publicly that we will not accept the Iranian position in Syria in general, and especially their position west of the Damascus-Suwayda Road".

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:43

Allegations by Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden that Franken kissed and groped her during a USO tour to entertain troops in 2006, took the sexual harassment drama into the heart of the Senate. In recent days, GOP officials sought to explain away Trump's refusal to call on Moore to step aside as an effort not to add more fuel to the anti-establishment fires boosting Moore's campaign.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:41

Clinton should have stepped down as a result of his affair. "The House of Representatives voted for articles of impeachment, (but) the Senate did not". Interesting strategy for 2020 primaries. Matt Yglesias wrote in Vox that Clinton should have resigned for his relationship with Lewinsky, and other liberals have stated they believe Juanita Broaddrick , the woman who has long alleged Clinton raped her in 1978.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:23

A warming trend begins late Monday into Tuesday as southerly winds return once again. A strong cold front will move across the region this afternoon and evening, accompanied by a fast moving band of numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:16

Indian Army and police have claimed recovery of weapons and ammunition from the gunfight site. "In the gunfight so far five militants have been killed and the operation is on", an Army officer said. Mehmood Bhai is the third man from the Lakhvi family to be killed in Kashmir. Today's operation in the LeT's stronghold in Hajin is being interpreted as a major achievement for Police and security forces and a remarkable setback for all militants, particularly those active in northern Valley.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:14

Haryana girl Manushi Chillar on Saturday was crowned as the Miss World 2017 at the contest held in the Sanya City Arena, China . I'm also looklng forward to the year ahead. "A mother should get the highest respect". Stephanie Hill of England was titled the first runner up, while Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was the second runner up.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:03

Nasa politicians plan to lead a "million man" march to escort Mr Odinga from the airport. Images aired live on television also showed groups of youths throwing stones at officers. The hashtag #RailaReturns trended on Twitter Friday morning. Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller, reporting from Nairobi, said "thousands of opposition supporters had gathered to listen to an address from Odinga on his return to the country after a visit overseas, ending in these running battles with the police".

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:00

Jaitley said: "It is extremely encouraging that there is an worldwide recognition and the fact that this recognition merely furthers our determination to follow the track we have embarked upon". Radhika Rao, an economist at DBS, said implementation of reforms, a subdued rural sector and weak investment have slowed economic growth while rising oil prices have raised the risks.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:40

Twitter (TWTR, -0.67%) said it is now reviewing an unspecified number of verified accounts and will remove the verified status if it discovers that people violate its new guidelines. According to Twitter's new guidelines a verified user can lose its status on the grounds of promoting hate, violent behavior, or harassment. " Twitter banned right-wing troll Baked Alaska & stripped the verification of multiple white supremacists", Democratic strategist Scott Dworkin tweeted.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:36

Russia's draft received four votes in favor, seven against with four abstentions. The JIM's leaders said they were "confident" that Syria's government was responsible for an aerial attack on Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 using sarin that killed about 100 people and affected about 200 others who survived "acute exposure" to the nerve agent.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:26

As Recode reports, the complaint states that the plaintiffs were misled to believing that Uber drivers would safely take them to their destinations, and that the company engaged in "unlawful" and "fraudulent" conduct to misrepresent the safety of such transport.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:24

A woman driving the truck was also shot; all three are being treated. School officials" swift decision to lock the doors after hearing gunfire was "monumental' in saving the lives of countless children, Johnston said. Jeanine Quist, an administrative assistant with the Corning Union Elementary School District, says no one was killed at the school but a "number" of students were shot and wounded.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:21

The resignation of the Saudi-allied Hariri's and its aftermath have put Lebanon back to the forefront of the conflict between Shi'ite-led Iran and its regional Sunni rival Saudi Arabia. Hariri supported the group and provided it with political cover while it supported Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his forces in the beginning of the Syrian Civil War, but because Hariri has stepped down, the group now fears that they will face strict sanctions from the US government.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:18

Survivors desperately needed tents with elderly people and babies as young as a one-year-old sleeping in the cold for two straight nights. Sarpol-e-Zahab fell to the troops of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during his 1980 invasion of Iran , which sparked the eight-year war between the two countries that killed 1 million people.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:15

The official map included in a preliminary agreement that seeks to establish buffer zones in southwest Syria indicates that Iran-backed forces could deploy within several miles (kilometers) of the Israeli frontier - setting the stage for potential conflict between the bitter enemies.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:56

Dr Fry was treated in hospital for minor scratches and bite wounds. Mr Fry told The Daily Telegraph he felt something hit his right shoulder, and turned to look just moments before the predator sunk its teeth into him. A helicopter rescue service photographed what is said was most likely a bronze whaler shark nearby shortly afterwards. Authorities closed the beach at Avoca and said surrounding beaches would be "closely monitored".

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:54

Sessions said at the hearing on Tuesday that he forgot about the March 2016 meeting because the Trump campaign was "a form of chaos" from the beginning. Comey's decision not to prosecute Clinton, and a 2010 decision by the Obama administration regarding sales of uranium to a Russian company. Sessions vowed Tuesday to decide quickly on whether to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's alleged mishandling of classified materials.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:42

Two children were among the wounded, it was confirmed. "It's a very sad day for us in Tehama County", said a deputy, who was visibly shaken. The Tehama County Sheriff's Department told the Los Angeles Times there were at least five separate crime scenes and the department was now trying to assess the number of casualties.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:24

Russia's Defense Ministry earlier on Tuesday published photographs that it said proved that U.S. forces refrained from launching airstrikes against forces of the Islamic State terror group as they fled Syria's Al Bukamal. The ministry's crop of the image even contained parts of the disclaimer text in the top right-hand corner, presumably left by the developer, which read: "Development footage".

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:23

Australians have voted in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry in a landmark national survey. With a turnout of 79.5% the result in the voluntary survey is considered a highly credible reflection of Australian opinion and gives marriage equality advocates enormous momentum to achieve the historic social reform.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:28

The pact will allow member states to jointly develop defence capabilities, invest in joint projects and enhance the operational readiness and contribution of their armed forces. Twenty-three of the EU's 28 member nations signed up to the process, known as permanent structured cooperation, or PESCO. Defence experts said the success of the new project would only be clear when Paris and Berlin resolved their competing visions for European-wide military cooperation.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:12

South Korea was keeping its "full combat readiness against North Korea's possibility provocations", its military said Monday. This marked the first time three ships of this size have sailed together in the region in a decade. A spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry published a lengthy and incendiary commentary , condemning Trump for a "warmonger's visit" with the goal of ending the nation's effort to create a "self-defensive" nuclear weapons program.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:09

Authorities have one person in custody after two people were hurt during a stabbing in the Mall of America in Minneapolis on Sunday. Speaking at a news briefing Sunday night, Bloomington Police officials described how the suspect snuck into the men's room - as they were modeling outfits for friends outside - and tried swiping some of their belongings.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:09

All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has said that India was carrying out brutal oppression against the Kashmiri people to suppress their freedom struggle. "That is the reason behind the current situation in Kashmir", Abdullah said. On Saturday, he told the media, "Pakistan Administered Kashmir belongs to Pakistan and this side to India.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:06

Sethi also highlighted how the PSL has helped in bringing cricket back home, saying that with the PSL final in Lahore, PCB was able to convince everyone to visit Pakistan and play cricket. The series which is going to be played in the U.S., will be a triangular series, as the third team is not decided yet. Following the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2009 outside the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, global teams didn't tour the country due to security fears.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:06

Trump announced last month that he will no longer certify Iran's compliance, despite the United Nations nuclear agency's reports verifying Iran's full commitment. The French leader alleged that it was " obviously is an Iranian missile", which "shows precisely the strength of their program". Earlier in the week, Saudi Arabia had blamed Iran for a missile strike on its soil from neighboring Yemen and had said there would be a response "in the appropriate time and manner".

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:06

There was no word of any casualties. The United Nations had warned the total blockade could cause starvation in the impoverished country where war has killed at least 10,000 people in the last 2-1/2 years and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) expressed more concerns on Sunday.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:02

Earlier this year, 13 people died in a similar incident in the state's Anantapur district. But the local people alleged that several boats do not have sufficient number of life jackets and carry more passengers than their actual capacity.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:17

Investigators are probing whether former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn discussed expelling a Turkish dissident back to his country in exchange for millions of dollars, USA media reported Friday. Mueller's interest in the nature of Flynn and Rohrabacher's discussion marks the first known time a member of Congress could be wrapped into the investigation.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:15

South Korea's Yonhap news agency described the exercises as an "unprecedented show of force" off the peninsula. The US Navy said yesterday that the three vessels - the USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt - will conduct "coordinated operations in global waters" in the western Pacific between Saturday and Tuesday.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:08

The Delhi government on Friday announced free service in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses , as well as cluster buses, for all commuters during the Odd-Even scheme, which will kick off on November 13 and continue till November 17.