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by | January 19, 2018 | 02:14

By midday on Thursday, at least 25 lorries were tipped over by wind gusts on highways, Dutch traffic control agency VID reported. A powerful storm spawned furious winds across Europe on Thursday, killing at least six people in three countries while toppling trees, ripping roofs off buildings, and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:13

It is not the first time that North and South Korea have marched together under the same flag at the Olympics. The agreements still require approval from the International Olympic Committee because North Korea has missed registration deadlines.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:09

AB Foods now expects a greater fall in revenue and profit from the unit than previously forecast, primarily due to "significantly lower" European Union sugar prices following the removal of sales quotas and export constraints. Grocery sales climbed 1pc, thanks to "good sales growth" from Ovaltine and Twinings. The company expects to open 1.2 million sq. ft.in this financial year.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:11

Democratic candidate Conor Lamb launched his first ad of the special election to replace retired Congressman Tim Murphy . President Donald Trump has arrived in the Pittsburgh area to push the benefits of the tax cuts he signed into law before Christmas.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:07

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has questioned the value of Britain's "special relationship" with the United States, suggesting Washington is not actually the UK's 'most important ally, ' while criticizing Trump's 'endless offensive remarks'.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:07

On Wednesday, Mulvaney announced he was launching a review of the entire operation of the consumer watchdog agency created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. "Millions of Americans will have few other options to cover urgent expenses like rent, a auto payment, or a medical emergency if regulators succeed in shutting off access to small dollar loans", said Daniel Press , CEI policy analyst and author of the report, How the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Payday Loan Rule Hurts ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:08

As far as Catholic weddings go, it's pretty hard to beat being married by the pope - on an airplane. Francis is traveling from Chile to Peru later Thursday. They had hoped to have a church ceremony when they married in 2010 but their parish church in the capital, Santiago, was badly damaged by an quake.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:08

For instance, Congress passed a series of " Church Amendments " in the 1970s that say medical professional don't have to perform abortions or sterilization procedures that violate their religious beliefs or moral convictions. The Human Rights Campaign also denounced the proposal. Many U.S. hospitals have religious affiliations, and a 2016 estimate from the ACLU found that about 1 in 6 American hospital beds were in Catholic health care facilities.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:03

Singh said, as the country steps up efforts to achieve its ambitious target of adding 175 gigawatts (GW) in by 2022. It said that onshore wind is now commissioned for $0.04/kWh on a routine basis. IRENA's report said that other types of renewable power generation like bioenergy, geothermal and hydropower projects have been on par with power from fossil fuels in terms of costs in the last 12 months.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:03

Thirty-two crew members of the tanker, 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, were lost. China's State Oceanic Administration said today that, "Interpretation of the satellite remote sensing data found that on the 17th, the area covered by the images covered four diffuse spill belts with a total area of about 101 square kilometers, of which the area with the largest spill was about 48 square kilometers".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:55

Investors in South Korea and Japan , the two largest cryptocurrency trading nations, were sitting on the sidelines Tuesday waiting for the regulatory uncertainty to clear before placing further bets, said Greenspan. It steadied in Asian and European trading as investors paused for breath following a frantic 24 hours in which the token swung through a $2,600 range.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:52

The militants accuse them of acting as spies and claim the vaccine is meant to make Muslim children sterile. Police said that the vaccination team had not been given security as in the past the police presence had drawn attention to their work.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:51

The couple is due to tie the knot on September 15. If the couple can pull off the rest of the requirements, Harbour will be able to add ordained wedding officiant to his laundry list of accomplishments. "25k. And I get to wear the school sweatshirt and hold a trombone", the actor responded. 'I realized it was my own tweet and once I saw that I started shaking really bad, ' Fregoso told.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:49

Addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, he said: 'Mr Tusk said that our hand remains outstretched. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on January 18 expressed sympathy for British veterans of the Second World War over Brexit saying, "I'm conscious of British veterans, very courageous people, who fought on the beaches of France not just for Britain but also for European democracy and for European values - and people like that are always on my mind".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:50

The department stated it will remove Haiti, Belize and Samoa from a list of greater than 80 nations whose residents are eligible for H-2A and H-2B visas, which often are granted for seasonal laborers in agriculture and different industries.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:49

When Trump signed $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law, ultra-wealthy earners in the 95th to 99th percentile of received the biggest tax cuts , even though the top 1 percent already holds about 40 percent of American wealth. Trump signed the sweeping tax overhaul which represents the most drastic changes to the United States tax code since 1986 into law in his Oval Office of the White House before leaving for Florida on his Christmas vacation.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:44

On January 16, just hours after being sworn in, the new governor took the first step in making his policy platform reality when he signed an Executive Order prohibiting public employers from inquiring into the wage history of job applicants before making an offer of employment that includes a compensation package.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:39

Trump met Clifford at a golf event in 2006, a year after Trump's marriage to his wife, Melania. She reportedly accepted an invitation from Trump to meet for dinner later that night. Designers Tod Waters (L) and Giuliana Mayo (R), creators of Junker Designs, pose with adult film actress Stormy Daniels (C) after a fashion show debuting Junker's new collection at the Rainbow Bar & Grill as part of the MAGIC convention August 28, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:41

Leading indices moved at a record level, with the Dow Jones advancing by 283 points, and for the first time conquered the psychological 26,000 points. And while the stock market's intraday swing on Tuesday caught the attention of investors, the decline also marked the end of a nine-day winning streak for the benchmark index.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:37

Rawat also insisted that the PLA soldiers were not in the same numbers in the North Dolam ( Doklam ) area as they were at the time of the (India-military) stand-off. "They have carried out some infrastructure development, which is mostly temporary in nature", General Rawat had said. He did not directly respond to a question about Gen Rawat's earlier remarks about major reduction of Chinese troops from the Doklam area and reiterated China's stand that the area belonged to China.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:35

In a hearing Tuesday, Graham said Trump had reversed course, expressing openness on an immigration deal early last Thursday, only to reject it hours later. "I've always been more of a believer in diet 'cause I'm strong, you know?" Durbin said Graham challenged the president, and that Graham's action took courage.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:38

For almost a year after shrapnel tore through his right shoulder while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he couldn't feed himself and he had to learn how to walk and dress himself. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas to encourage bipartisanship in politics, and has been a life-long champion for the disabled. He was grievously injured during an offensive in Italy as he tried to save another soldier.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:33

It would tackle a core problem in the marijuana debate--getting caught with even small amounts of the drug can ruin the lives of young people in many states, and this prosecution has often targeted black communities in the United States. "I'm somebody that didn't support the legalization of marijuana in Colorado", he said last week, "but I also think it's necessary to protect that state decision".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:34

There may be cancellations to trains. "Conditions on the roads remain hard in many areas", the Department for Infrastructure said, "and salting of roads on the scheduled network in areas most badly affected by snow and ice is ongoing and will continue as necessary through today and overnight".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:30

Then later they say they were harassed. Bardot said her comments on sexual misconduct only concerned actresses, not women in general. Bardot, who became famous in the 1950s, marrying film director Roger Vadim when she was 18, said talk about harassment was getting in the way of more important topics and said she had never been the victim of sexual harassment.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:32

Simon Milner , UK policy director at Facebook, said the firm will look for evidence of tampering beyond its original, limited search , in a letter to Damian Collins, the chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee. He asked Facebook to launch a separate investigation focusing specifically on the United Kingdom, as it had already done for France's election in the summer.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:28

His trickiest adversary might have been a cringe-worthy post-match engagement with actor Will Ferrell . The Australian Open went from sweaty to weird last night when U.S. "Maybe. Maybe not" said a cautious Federer. Without Andy Murray at the tournament and with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both on the comeback from their respective injuries the Swiss star is once again favourite for the Australian Open .

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:31

Election Commission likely to declare the assembly election dates for Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya. The Model Code of Conduct in all the three poll bound states comes into force with immediate effect. This, an NPF statement said, was because the BJP was fomenting instability in the state "for its own selfish ends in the near future". The Election Commission today announced the schedule for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland Assembly elections.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:29

The confusion raises questions about whether any state should be exclusively responsible for notifying the public of such an event. Hawaii is also the only state that has siren alerts that will be sounded specifically to warn of a ballistic missile threat.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:26

Video captured three people fishing in OR jumping overboard to avoid being injured when another boat smashed into their vessel. Larsen's son-in-law was also on the boat at the time of the crash, and told investigators that he repeatedly warned his father-in-law to pay attention, saying he had been using his cell phone off and on all morning.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:25

Christian Thomas McCall left Mike Doty "hanging on to life" after shooting him and three other officers as he was chased by police dogs in York County, South Carolina. Spokesman Thom Berry says McCall is still hospitalized and under guard at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. A SC sheriff's deputy remained in critical condition Wednesday after he was shot during a gun battle with a suspect early Tuesday morning.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:23

Victorian Greens MP Lidia Thorpe has suggested flags be flown at half-mast on Australian Day in remembrance of atrocities committed against Indigenous people. Ms Lucas appears with fellow actor Tony Barry and a cast of ordinary Australians who talk about their personal reasons for wanting the date changed.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:27

The paper accused the U.S. of attempting to drive a wedge between North and South Korea as the pair engage in diplomatic talks. Hook said China and Russian Federation - which is also not attending - would be fully briefed on the conclusions.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:22

A yellow snow-ice warning, issued yesterday, also remains in effect until 3am. The third weather alert, which related to Counties Limerick, Donegal , Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork and Kerry warns of "high or very high seas" which will lead to an increased risk of coastal flooding.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:23

The deputy slung Joseph Haynes to the ground, and Geraldine Haynes said her grandson's hands were above his head and not moving then the gun was sacked. "He pulled the trigger on my grandson", Geraldine Haynes said through tears. Minerd claimed that the deputy "came under attack from some of the folks that were involved", which allegedly included Haynes.