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by | August 11, 2017 | 11:29

Some political analysts say that former Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera is also being considered. In 2015, Perpetual Treasuries Ltd, a subsidiary of a company owned by Aloysius, illegally purchased Central Bank bonds, which lost the state more than $1 billion.

by | August 11, 2017 | 10:47

An Indiana man accused of shooting and killing a police officer who was helping him after a vehicle crash is due in court today. Brown allegedly opened fire on Allan, who suffered 11 gunshot wounds. The 28-year-old faces charges of murder and misdemeanor marijuana possession. The hearing had previously been pushed back twice due to him not being able to appear due to his injuries.

by | August 11, 2017 | 10:02

He's often criticized President Trump, and he helped reject the Senate health care bill Trump and congressional leaders pushed for. U.S. forces - who are supposed to be in a non-combat role - are still dying too, with nine killed in action so far this year, including two in Kandahar on last week.

by | August 11, 2017 | 09:40

Once the sun went down, all windows needed to have their curtains drawn and shutters closed while the bright lights of the ship were dimmed or turned off. According to Jasinski's essay, the Sea Princess is fully equipped with all necessary tools to elude and fight off incoming pirates , including officers on watch duty 24 hours a day, fire hoses and even a sonic boom to blast the pirates off their incoming ladders.

by | August 11, 2017 | 09:29

A report in the Washington Post , citing U.S. intelligence officials, suggested North Korea was developing nuclear weapons capable of hitting the USA at a much faster rate than expected. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was in Guam on a previously scheduled visit, played down the rhetoric, saying he did not believe there was an imminent threat from North Korea and " Americans should sleep well at night ".

by | August 11, 2017 | 09:26

But with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un threatening to obliterate its 210 square miles and the 175,000 people living on them, many are turning their heads to the west. "The standing committee collectively acknowledged the need for a stringent state of security in the region due to Pyongyang's recent continual provocations , and urged North Korea to immediately stop taking actions that are raising tensions".

by | August 11, 2017 | 09:24

Saturday and Sunday will be warmer with some sunshine early each day, but afternoon storms will develop quickly after 1PM. Expect a near repeat today with just a few more clouds and highs in the mid 80's - ideal for summer lovers! Friday will be another summer beauty with partly cloudy skies and low humidity.

by | August 11, 2017 | 09:05

He added, "All I can say is that I don't believe that President Reagan or Present Eisenhower or other presidents that I have admired would have said the same thing". The European Union says it's concerned about tensions over North Korea and that the standoff can only be resolved by peaceful means, as a word of words escalates between Washington and Pyongyang.

by | August 11, 2017 | 08:57

Trump said he has not spoken to the Attorney General Jeff Sessions or the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding the raid. A new attorney general free from conflicts in the Russian Federation investigation could oust the special counsel.

by | August 11, 2017 | 08:09

The injured have been rushed to the hospital. The public security ministry announced ab investigations has been launched into the accident , according to state broadcaster China Central Television. It is one of the accidents bus the deadliest in China since 2008, when 51 people had lost their lives during the fall of their auto in a ravine, in the south-west of the country.

by | August 11, 2017 | 08:08

Escarra also recalled that the late Bolivarian leader Hugo Chavez also made a "resignation of the presidential powers" before the Constituent Assembly in 1999 which had the same mission as the new ANC - to draft a Constitution. The government-packed Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the removal and imprisonment for 15 months of Caracas-area Mayor David Smolansky for not obeying orders to shut down protests in his district.

by | August 11, 2017 | 08:07

The Prime Minister confirmed Ivanka's impending visit on his own account, tweeting that he was looking forward to her trip to India. Ivanka had nodded in agreement. "We will make sure the event showcases India's potential to the world, " Rama Rao said. The event is being organised by the NITI Aayog in coordination with Ministry of External Affairs.

by | August 11, 2017 | 07:25

A total of 10 municipalities across two counties allow noncitizens to vote in local elections. "We very intentionally made it so that we did not have questions about citizenship status", said Patrick Paschall, a former member of the Hyattsville council who championed the legislation there said to the Sun.

by | August 11, 2017 | 07:03

While his comments was somewhat confirmed by a statement issued by the US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, who said, " President Trump was informed of the growing threat last December and on taking office his first orders to me emphasized the readiness of our ballistic missile defense and nuclear deterrent forces ", the President's tweets are more of showboating rather than actual business.

by | August 11, 2017 | 06:35

It has underperformed by 2.50% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $1.47B company. It was reported on Aug, 8 by Barchart.com. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 23 by Sterne Agee CRT. The Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of the stock is 0, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 1.91.

by | August 11, 2017 | 06:28

Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, president and chief executive of the Dimock Center, said that declaring a national emergency could mobilize resources and spur innovations. From a strictly practical standpoint the emergency declaration would have two main effects, according to Keith Humphreys, an addiction specialist at Stanford University (and frequent Wonkblog contributor) who worked in the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy under President Barack Obama.

by | August 11, 2017 | 06:19

The so-called "draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies, which has not yet been made public" has actually been available to the public online since December, 2016. It says, "Evidence for a changing climate abounds, from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans". Greenhouse gas concentrations were up.

by | August 11, 2017 | 05:21

Guam , more than 3,000 km (2,000 miles) to the southeast of North Korea , is home to about 163,000 people and a US Navy base that includes a submarine squadron and a Coast Guard group, and an air base. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a stark warning on Wednesday , telling Pyongyang it would lose any arms race or conflict. The rejection may have sprung from the new sanctions on North Korea .

by | August 11, 2017 | 05:07

Texas enacted their #sanctuary city bill to stop municipalities from protecting illegal immigrants and undocumented migrant workers, but the bill has been dealt quite a sharp blow in the U.S. In the federal case in San Antonio, a small border town and some of the largest Texas cities told a judge in June that SB 4 could lead to an immigration police state and establish illegal racial profiling.

by | August 11, 2017 | 04:55

During the two day meeting foreign ministers of member countries will review the progress in identified fourteen areas of cooperation and discuss ways to accelerate cooperation under the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) process.

by | August 11, 2017 | 04:49

Russell said the current plans "fatally undermine" the powers of the Scottish Parliament and consent for the proposed EU Withdrawal Bill would be withheld by the legislature in Edinburgh. Mr Green, the First Secretary of State, was quizzed over whether he is standing by the key policy pledge while on a trip to Scotland today. Download it today and continue to enjoy STV News wherever you are.

by | August 11, 2017 | 04:52

Manafort. As of today, WilmerHale no longer represents Mr. Manafort", the statement said. The US president told a question-and-answer session with reporters at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf course he "thought it was a very strong signal", adding: "They do that very seldom.

by | August 11, 2017 | 04:32

Many Americans don't. About 72 percent told CBS News they are "uneasy" about a possible conflict with North Korea. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said China has pivoted from its forgiving stance on North Korea to a tougher one.

by | August 11, 2017 | 04:15

Shelby could be hired full time "if it works out", Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton said. "This is not just a rinky dink little deal where 'Hey you want to hang out here and you put your badge on and run around and act like a police officer?'" Walton said.

by | August 11, 2017 | 04:10

The rebuke comes as tensions have heightened over North Korea's threats to strike the USA with nuclear weapons. "So I think the president, what the president is doing is sending a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong-un would understand, because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic language".

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:59

The US Defense Secretary James Mattis issued a dramatic ultimatum to North Korea on Wednesday and said that it should "not invite destruction of your people". North Korea has repeatedly denounced the THAAD deployment and escalated its threats after the United Nations Security Council voted 15-0 last week to impose tougher sanctions on the North.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:38

Abdullah said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has made a statement that if Article 35-A is removed, "she will quit the chair". An NGO, allegedly close to the RSS, recently filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court requesting Article 35 (A)'s abrogation.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:37

Sahara head Subrata Roy was present in the court and was represented by senior advocate Kapil Sibal. But the Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was skeptical about the offer and asked the company to first make a deposit of Rs 1,500 crore by September 11, after which the court said it will pass appropriate orders, if necessary, on the next date.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:22

UPDATE: Deborah Denise St. Charles, 51, has been arrested for Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child in the death of 3 year old Myles Hill . Myles Hill was found dead on Monday inside a day care van. "It's wrong. How (are) you going to leave a child in a van?" After picking up two more children, St. Charles drove to Little Miracles Academy 2 on West Colonial Drive and parked.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:06

A policeman told Manchester Evening News reporter Samantha Yarwood the incident is "ongoing". Police were also seen in the AC Hotel, which is next door to the Ibis and run by Marriott. Chilling mobile phone footage posted online also captures a woman breaking down in tears. Twenty-three people, mostly Grande's teenage fans and their relatives, were killed in the attack.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:07

Bill Murray revisited one of his most beloved roles on Tuesday night, when he attended a performance of the Broadway musical Groundhog Day . "And you are all in it for each other". The movie was considered by many critics to be a comic masterpiece. Though Murray attended the show with Rubin, during the filming of the movie, Murray disagreed with co-screenwriter and director Harold Ramis, who passed away in 2014.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:03

The boat arrived on Playa de los Alemanes, a beach in the Spanish town of Zahara de los Atunes, near Cadiz. Tourists and sun worshipers lounging on a Spanish beach were stunned when an inflatable dingy full of migrants landed on the shore.

by | August 11, 2017 | 03:01

Under a series of proposals, approved patients would have access to lotions, ointments, patches and chewable tablets. DOH spokesman Ben Rosen said in an interview that the non-smokable plant material provision allows for ground-based marijuana products, such as leaf material, to be included in medical marijuana products in capsule form or through other delivery methods designed by producers.

by | August 11, 2017 | 02:53

WJZ contacted Republican Congressman Andy Harris and Democrat Senator Ben Cardin by phone for reaction to the poll. More broadly, only about a quarter of all Americans (24%) judge the Republican Congress a success so far. The drop is likely due to the Republicans' failure to repeal and replace Obamacare before going on August recess as the survey was conducted August 2-6th.

by | August 11, 2017 | 02:26

The suspect has not yet been arrested, sources said. NBC4 reported that the bullet that struck the officer's arm richocheted off her bulletproof vest and that the unidentified shoot is barricaded in a nearby apartment building with a rifle.