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by | March 10, 2018 | 00:59

Funeral home director Aimee Stephens says she was sacked from her job with RG & GR Funeral Homes after telling her boss she would begin transitioning from male to female. In a written statement, he said the Sixth Circuit opinion "re-writes federal law and is directly contrary to decisions from other federal appellate courts".

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:58

The increased spending has sparked fears in Taiwan that an increasingly hard-line government under Xi could step up military pressure on the democratic island, which has never been ruled by the Communist Party. China's military planners have also taken note of the USA shift this year in its threat analysis from terrorism to rivals Russian Federation and China, said Yue Gang, a retired colonel and military analyst.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:54

A committee formed by the state government past year had recommended the separate flag for Karnataka discounting any constitutional or legal hurdles for it. An expert committee was constituted following representation from journalist and writer Patil Puttappa that the state has its own flag. It may be recalled that the Chief Minister had been vehemently opposing the imposition of Hindi, especially in the signages of Namma Metro, which has maximum funding from the State.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:52

Nader attended a December 2016 meeting in NY between Emirati officials and members of Trump's inner circle, and another in January 2017 in the Seychelles islands between the Emiratis and Erik Prince , a Trump associate. Also Wednesday, it was revealed that Trump recently approached two key witnesses cooperating with Mueller about what they told investigators, breaking with the advice of his lawyers.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:51

Nunberg said he fears Mueller may be going after Stone for perjury charges, and he doesn't want to help the case against his friend. "Trump may have very well done something during the election with the Russians", Nunberg told CNN's Gloria Borger.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:41

In all, the organization says that 23,655 cheerleaders from 39 states and nine countries competed in the event from February 23 to February 25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. "The incubation period for mumps can last from two weeks to a month, so the cheerleaders in Dallas should watch for symptoms of fever, muscle aches and swollen glands", said NBC News correspondent Dr.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:38

Conrad (40) is the youngest son of former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma, who died in 2016. His father Purno A Sangma was a nine-time parliamentarian and Meghalaya chief minister from 1988 to 1990. Basaiawmoit led central executive leaders of the party to the residence of United Democratic Party president Donkupar Roy expressing "disappointment and disagreement" to the proposal made by the UDP that Conrad should be the chief minister.

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:09

The majority mark is 31 in the 60-member Assembly. On Saturday, the ruling NPF and its allies won 30 seats; and the People's Democratic Alliance (PDA ), comprising the BJP and the NDPP, had secured 29 seats. Chief Minister T R Zeliang of the NPF is leading over his nearest NDPP rival Iherie Ndang by over 4500 votes from Peren constituency. "There is no question of going back to NPF in forming the government", he said while talking to media persons after meeting former MP and chief ...

by | March 09, 2018 | 02:09

Time reports that you could use daylight saving time to help reboot sleeping habits. Britain's foe in World War I, Germany, was the first to start using Daylight Saving on April 30, 1916, in order to conserve the amount of electricity consumed.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:38

A USA exit could kill the agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ( JCPOA ), which Tehran has refused to renegotiate. During his two-day visit, Le Drian will meet and exchange views with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on bilateral, regional and global issues, Qassemi said.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:37

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, led by the Treasury, is investigating the $117 billion offer by Broadcom on national seucurity grounds, an unusual move that threatens to derail what would be the biggest deal in the history of technology.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:36

While timing and the change from rain to snow is what we have the best handle on right now, areas of lower confidence are in how much precipitation we receive, mainly how much snow we will get, and the exact track that this storm will take.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:51

During a joint news conference with President Trump on Tuesday, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven criticized the USA president's recent proposal to slap a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum, saying that they would hurt everyone "in the long run".

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:52

In Oklahoma, teachers are weighing a possible walkout over budget cuts that have led to four-day school weeks in the state and teachers' average salaries trailing those in West Virginia . "Teachers, school service personnel, state employees and their allies have made their voices heard the past 9 days", House Minority Leader Tim Miley said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:50

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet and the first centi-billionaire in our annual ranking. Bezos's wealth is estimated to be US$112 billion , pushing him ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates with his US$90 billion.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:48

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to make a formal announcement Wednesday at a California Peace Officers' Association event in Sacramento, the California capital. Many state and local officials in California say the administration's stepped-up deportation efforts are making communities less safe and undermining local economies.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:47

Mr Nunberg reportedly worked for the Trump Organisation - the U.S. president's business conglomerate - beginning in 2011 before becoming a paid aide on the NY real estate mogul's presidential campaign. If Sam Nunberg defies the subpoena to testify before the grand jury, Robert Mueller could ask the court to immediately issue a warrant for his arrest .

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:44

The dramatic development in a 12-day dispute over control of the property came early yesterday when a Panamanian judicial official and police officers backed the hotel's majority owner, Orestes Fintiklis , as he took possession of the 70-floor, waterfront high-rise.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:04

On Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu's statement that he might go in for an alliance with "friendly" parties in Telangana, KCR said he did not rule out such an alliance between the two parties.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:59

Analysts say the USS Carl Vinson's landmark visit also sends a signal to China, whose aggressive land reclamation and military buildup activities in the South China Sea have alarmed smaller regional neighbors and represent an increasing challenge to USA naval dominance in the Pacific.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:02

It is in speculation that BJP-NDPP combine may form a government with the help of smaller parties like NPP, JD (U) and an independent. However, that the rout of the Congress in three of these very assembly elections in 2003 did not prevent the formation of a Congress-led UPA government in 2004 testifies to the glorious uncertainties of Indian politics.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:58

When the mix-up was discovered, a La La Land producer welcomed the Moonlight crew to the stage to accept the award. The two Hollywood legends correctly announced The Shape Of Water as the victor of top honors at the 90th Annual Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood , California on Sunday evening.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:00

Wind: SW 10-15 miles per hour.• SATURDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy, and warm with a 20% chance of showers. Rain showers will continue Thursday while Friday snow levels will drop, which will cause precipitation to turn to mixed showers. Tuesday night: A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight, low around 21. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. As we progress through Tuesday night the snow will become more widespread in the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos especially, ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:52

The ceremony will take place at the Billy Graham Library on the family's property in Charlotte , under a broad white tent that harkens back to the " canvas cathedral " in 1949 that helped propel Graham to prominence. "But the Billy Graham that the world saw on television, the Billy Graham that the world saw in big stadiums, was the same Billy Graham we saw at home".

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:52

The arrests came as the embassy was closed on Monday over an unspecified security threat. Though the relationship between the US and Turkey has recently been tested, Turkey says the embassy's closure isn't political. The source said that the arrested suspects, who are Iraqi nationals, were supposedly recruiting members for the terror group and were in contact with conflict zones.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:50

Significant numbers of customers are now without water or have low pressure. A water company official was quizzed by councillors at a flood meeting this afternoon as thousands of people spent the day without running water . A lorry arrived in Rotherfield and South East Water workers unloaded huge supplies of bottled water for distribution among residents. "It is unacceptable that thousands of Londoners remain without water this morning", Mayor Khan said on Twitter.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:34

Nearly 600 people are believed to have been killed and over 2,000 injured, since Syrian government forces launched an air and ground offensive on the rebel-held enclave on February 18, according to the statement. The Observatory, which relies on a network of sources on the ground to monitor Syria's civil war, said rebels had retaken some parts of Shifoniya. Almost 600 people have been reported killed and more than 2,000 injured in air and ground-based strikes since February 18, United ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:35

Zhang said that the total trade between the two economic powers reached more than $580 billion in 2017 so "it is natural that there are some frictions". Department of Commerce that accused Chinese exporters of receiving government subsidies of up to 80%, and of selling products at unfairly low prices.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:32

Rio had met the governor along with NDPP president Chingwang Konyak, BJP state president Visasolie Lhoungu, the JD (U) MLA and the Independent legislator, he said . It has also reaffirmed the fact that Gwalior-Chambal has been the weakest turf for the BJP, which has been in power in the state for 15 years. "It is the writing on the wall (for the congress)", he told PTI.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:33

McMaster has grown increasingly frustrated with President Trump and is considering retiring to the Pentagon , Reuters reported last week. Reports in recent days have named Ford Motor Company's Stephen Biegun , a former aide to Condi Rice when she was National Security Adviser, and Israeli-born Oracle CEO Safra Catz named as the leading choices, and ultrahawk John Bolton mentioned as a long-shot.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:33

South Korean President Moon Jae-in decided Sunday to dispatch his special envoys to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on March 5, the first such dispatch in 11 years. "Now we're talking. They, by the way, called up a couple of days ago, they said 'we would like to talk, '" Trump said. For its part, North Korea said it would not give up its nuclear weapons, arguing that it has been driven to develop a nuclear deterrent because of USA "hostility".

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:23

Kelly said he then headed to Capitol Hill for a meeting on DACA and when he returned, the White House received a second press inquiry "that included, I guess, the accusation of physical abuse". In the days after Porter's resignation, multiple people familiar with the situation said top officials, including McGahn, Kelly and Joe Hagin, the deputy chief of staff, had learned in November that there were problems with Porter's background investigation.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:24

Those in the firing line include out-of-sorts Henry Nicholls , newcomer Mark Chapman and allrounder Colin de Grandhomme , who played a awful shot, holing out to long on. Speaking to BBC Test Match Special, former England spinner Swann said: 'Mitchell Santner almost won that game for New Zealand - he's got the power, Kane Williamson's more of a nudger and nurdler.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:07

The legislation allows unrestricted visits by US officials to the island, while Taiwanese officials would be allowed to enter the USA under respectful conditions. The bill and expected law would be a political slap at pro-China advocates in government who regard Taiwan, an unofficial American ally in Asia for decades, as an impediment to improved relations with China.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:05

Four feet of snow at Mammoth Mountain and three feet at the Mount Rose ski resort near Reno were also reported Friday morning, leading to school closures in the area. The Thomas Fire, sparked in December, is the single largest fire by acreage in California history, destroying vast swaths of land in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:06

Lasmar says the recovery period will last two-and-a-half to three months. It means a recovery period of up to three months, Lasmar said, putting Neymar and his golden right foot out of action until worryingly close to the June 14 start of the World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:05

Rand Paul past year to try to prevent arms sales to Saudi Arabia for its war in Yemen. "It's not about who is in the White House but it's about Congress reasserting its power and having it's true control to make those authorizations". Senators Bernie Sanders , Mike Lee and Chris Murphy said in a joint statement that their resolution would force the first-ever vote in the Senate "to withdraw USA armed forces from an unauthorised war".

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:03

The time for the Minnesota Vikings to commit anew to a starting quarterback has nearly arrived. The Vikings enter the 2018 offseason with plenty of uncertainty at quarterback . Then really what we have to try to do is figure out what is the best scenario for us and understanding that trying to answer these questions on these three guys and try to go from there.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:05

Jan Kuziak and his fiancee were found shot dead at their home in the capital Bratislava on Sunday. Police raided seven locations in eastern Slovakia , Gaspar said on TA3 television. Both have denied any wrongdoing. Marchers in 25 cities demanded an end to mafia influence, saying an attack on journalists was an attack on everyone.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:49

Dhanush released the first teaser of Rajinikanth's Kaala late Friday night, sending waves of excitement through the internet. The build up to superstar Rajinikanth's " Kaala " began the moment announcement broke that " Kaala " will release nefore Shankar's magnus opus "2.0".