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by | March 20, 2017 | 11:56

Eighteen students died at the scene while two others died in hospital, Anaglate said, adding that 11 more were receiving treatment for injuries, including one of the school administrators in charge of the trip. Mahama tweeted: "Very sad news of tragic deaths at the Kintampo waterfalls". Other reports put the number of injured... A lot of them are students of the Wenchi senior high school.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:50

IDonald Trump's hastily thrown together first attempt to ban citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries from the country was frozen by the courts . The new ban was supposed to address legal problems associated with the previous executive order, which was blocked last month by US District Court Judge James Robart in Seattle.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:46

In fact, he believes that a health care landscape devoid of Planned Parenthood would be better, and that the nation's federally qualified health centers (FQHs) would easily pick up the slack. For this reason, attacking care at Planned Parenthood would have a devastating effect in North Dakota. House Speaker Paul Ryan claims that community health centers would serve those patients instead.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:44

For example, a slim majority of men in Northern Africa (51%) - the highest percentage worldwide - and almost half of men in the Arab States (45%) would prefer that women stay home. Overall, the majority of survey respondents agreed that women should work-and be paid for doing so. In sub-Saharan Africa, for example, about as many cite reasons that fall into the response category of "unfair treatment/discrimination" in the workplace (19 per cent) as mention work-family balance (18 per cent).

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:14

The Israeli military denied that any planes had been hit. Syria used Russian-made SA-5 surface-to-air missiles and Israel responded with its new anti-ballistic Arrow system, the Haaretz newspaper reported. It would not say whether any other missiles struck Israeli-held territory, but said the safety of Israeli civilians and Israeli aircraft was "not compromised".

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:02

U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed opportunities for new economic programs and investments between the two countries during a meeting on Tuesday, the White House said. The trip takes place less than a year after the prince, son of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the second in line to the throne, visited Silicon Valley to sell his vision of market-oriented reforms and a transformation of the kingdom's society.

by | March 20, 2017 | 10:01

Syria's military said it downed one of the Israeli planes and hit another as they were carrying out the pre-dawn strikes near the city of Palmyra. But as the fighting tips in the Assad government's favour, Israeli officials have expressed concern that Iran and Hezbollah may gain a permanent foothold in Syria and possibly establish a presence along the border in the Golan Heights.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:52

Addressing a cheering crowd organizers said numbered up to 80,000 people, the fiery former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said the government wants to "end the achievements of the working class over the past years". Popular actor Wagner Moura - who plays the drug lord Pablo Escobar in the Netflix series "Narcos" - added his voice, saying "this reform represents yet another enormous blow to the rights of Brazilian workers".

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:49

The two leaders discussed the progress in China-U.S. relations since the historic opening 40 years ago. It was unlikely the "cautious" USA military would launch a pre-emptive strike unless it could make sure it would be an absolute success, said Sun Xingjie, a professor of worldwide relations at Jilin University.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:37

India has returned to the talks after a hiatus of two years to discuss three contentious hydroelectric projects on Chenab river. It said Pakistan would continue making efforts for resolution of the matters according to the Indus Waters Treaty provisions and "expects that our goodwill will be reciprocated by the Indian side".

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:24

Gen. Dawlat Waziri, a defense ministry spokesman, said there were "more than 30 killed and more than 50 wounded" in the attack. A security official said the attack began with a suicide explosion at the rear of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital before three attackers with automatic weapons and hand grenades entered the complex.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:17

Turkey's membership in the EU seems nearly unrealistic given the degree of political bickering between Ankara and certain European capitals, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in a blunt statement. "Did you provide support to Turkey in its fight against terrorism?" Turkish leaders threaten to "blow" Europe's mind by sending over 15,000 refugees a month.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:42

As for Medicare, Ryan's plan increases the premium costs to seniors, re-opens the "donut hole" for their prescriptions, and shortens the life of Medicare. Insurance for younger New Yorkers would likely become less expensive, while older ones would pay much more. The cost of health care is increasing more rapidly than inflation, and as Americans get older, the cost of treating them is growing more quickly than their numbers.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:32

While no specifications have been released yet about the Galaxy S8, it seems that the LG G6 was designed specifically to compete with the upcoming flagship phone of Samsung. Watch this space for latest news on Samsung products. Are you looking forward to buy Samsung Galaxy S8? The home button may be embedded underneath the front glass panel.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:28

Union Minister Manoj Sinha, who ruled himself out of the race for Uttar Pradesh chief minister earlier today, is in fact emerging as the most acceptable candidate all round, sources said. He ridiculed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati for their charge that electronic voting machines were tampered with in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:25

The ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii on March 15 resulted in a temporary restraining order nationwide, just a few hours before the ban was to go in effect on March 16. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh also reported in a statement, "While this administration is packaging this as a new and improved executive order, it is the same ban that discriminates against the same people, it was wrong the first time and it's wrong the second".

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:19

The Russian government says that its agents weren't involved in hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts after the U.S. charged two spies two spies over a "state-sponsored" cyber attack. In addition, personal accounts belonging to employees of Russian banks, a French transportation firm, United States financial services and private equity firms, and others are thought to have been accessed.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:35

The decision to hold Kim Jong Nam's body - and conduct an autopsy - angered the North Koreans. The assassination, carried out with VX nerve agent at Malaysia's main airport, triggered an angry standoff between Kuala Lumpur and Pyongyang that has seen them expel each other's ambassadors and refuse to let their citizens leave.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:29

High Commissioner for Refugees has confirmed that the U.S.is a safe country for the purposes of the agreement. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has personally greeted some refugees who have entered the country, and has said he welcomes people who were rejected from the United States under President Donald Trump's travel ban, though he is facing pressure from conservatives to tighten border controls.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:29

Kim emphasized the whole world would "soon witness what eventful significance the great victory won today carries", KCNA reported. But a fifth missile fired by North Korea failed. The back-and-forth between North Korea and the U.S.is nothing new. "This is a drill", the voice says. The entire student body rushes to the school's gym.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:27

President Trump told reporters Sunday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was "acting very, very badly" hours after the rogue state test-fired a new type of high-thrust rocket engine. And that's not an unusual outcome. The back-and-forth between North Korea and the U.S.is nothing new. While that's largely in line with prior US positions, Tillerson's recent comments - and Twitter posts from President Donald Trump - suggest the level of anxiety over North Korea is rising.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:12

As for the most recent report , Trump said he shouldn't be blamed for quoting a Fox News analyst who had accused British intelligence of helping Obama spy on him. When photographers asked for a handshake, Merkel leaned over to Trump and seemed to ask him to shake hands. Senior members of the intelligence committees in the House of Representatives and the Senate have said that there was no wiretapping of Trump Tower.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:11

In 2014, for instance, German forces made headlines when they were forced to use broomsticks instead of machine guns during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise, exposing the state of the country's underequipped military. He sought to turn the explosive charge into a light joke when asked about concerns raised by the British government that the White House is now citing a debunked claim that United Kingdom spies snooped on Trump.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:02

Terry Maston scored 19 points and King McClure added 17 and for the Bears (27-7), who advanced to play seventh-seeded SC, which beat second-seeded Duke, in the Sweet 16 in NY. The No. 11 seed USC Trojans just squeaked into the field as a play-in team, and now the Trojans will look to further prove they belong as they take on the No.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:00

More than 850 children were recruited to fight in the conflict in 2016 - over double the number recruited the year before. "The depth of suffering is unprecedented", Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF regional director for the Middle East and North Africa said in a statement.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:25

Mr Trump wrote: 'Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel'. You look at the deficits that we have, and you look at all of the accumulation of debt. During the White House meeting, Merkel pledged to continue to increase Germany's defense budget and reaffirmed her country's commitment to the 2 percent goal by 2024.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:47

Obama flatly rejected it, but the White House refusal to back down has kept the issue alive. "I get it", Tillerson said . Immediately after Trump's press conference, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith said on air that Fox had "no evidence of any kind" that Trump was surveilled "at any time, any way".

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:45

State authorities and the Federal Bureau of Investigation say 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas willingly got in the vehicle of Tad Cummins on Monday after he allegedly went to pick her up at a Maury County restaurant and took off. The incident was reported to the school the next day, he said. According to authorities, a friend dropped Elizabeth off at a restaurant in Columbia, about 45 miles south of Nashville, on Monday.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:42

Chris had trouble contacting his friends after traveling to his destination and have not heard from them since, and media outlets speculate they may be the victims. "I've been calling him and it's going to voicemail", she told NBC . Aaron's parents, Michelle and Thurston Anderson have not heard from their son since the incident.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:42

The next China-US discussion on North Korea may transpire if and when President Xi Jinping visits Trump on a date still being finalized. But in a joint news conference Saturday with his Chinese counterpart, Tillerson struck a more diplomatic note, choosing to play down differences with Beijing and stress that both countries share the goal of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:14

Only five of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's 28 member countries meet the alliance's defense spending goal: the U.S., the U.K., Greece, Poland and Estonia. Germany and the United States over the weekend engaged in a dispute over whether or not Germany "owes vast sums of money to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the United States", as claimed by U.S.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:04

Commending the youths and leaders of oil producing communities in the state for not having a record of pipeline vandalism in the 40 years of oil discovery in the area, he maintained that for optimum utilisation and a means of saving cost, power stations should be stationed where gas deposits are domiciled to generate electricity.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:59

President Trump is back in Palm Beach County and so are political ads. Trump ran afoul of veterans' groups during the 2016 campaign when he claimed to have donated millions of dollars to veterans' charities, a claim that the Washington Post's David Fahrenthold proved to be a lie.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:56

Rebels then advanced into the nearby Abbasid Square area, seizing several buildings and firing rockets into multiple Damascus neighborhoods, Abdel Rahman added. At least 25 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a court house in Damascus on Wednesday, state media reported , the second bomb attack in the Syrian capital in five days.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:45

That was not an easy task. The language from Tillerson and Wang was notably conciliatory after a run-up in which Trump accused China of doing nothing to control its rogue neighbour, while China accused the U.S. -China unity anew with a provocative rocket engine test , and with negotiations under way for a potential Xi summit next month with Trump in the United States.