by | August 18, 2017 | 14:54

The 1857 Dred Scott v. Sanford decision, considered among the worst in USA history, held that slaves and former slaves had no right to citizenship and no legal standing in court. It is not known when the statue will be removed. The state placed the statue of Taney on the State House lawn in 1872. Hogan spokesman Doug Mayer said Thursday that Miller is "completely within his right to continue defending Roger Taney", but that Hogan and the Senate president would have to "agree to disagree".

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:50

The biggest loss maker out here is NH Studioz. With big films like Tubelight and Jab Harry Met Sejal underperforming at the box-office, this year is proving to be problematic for Bollywood . Despite not being the lead actor in the film; it might not come as a surprise if the "King of Bollywood" Shah Rukh Khan will have a cameo appearance in the movie.

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:49

The Supreme Court provided four copies of the volume, which contains details of the requests for mutual legal assistance (MLA) sent by the JIT to departments in various countries. It is worth mentioning here that Supreme Court through a verdict dated July 28 had disqualified Nawaz Sharif for concealing his salary from a Dubai-based company.

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:46

Having already said earlier in the day that Trump's presidency went "off the rails," Acosta showed up on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon seemed to echo much of what host Don Lemon said earlier today when the anchor stated that the president's "true colors are coming out." .

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:05

Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. News of her feat came as no surprise to those who have always been in sync with the work she's done as an activist her whole life. In 2014, the 17-year-old then won the Nobel Peace Prize for her global advocacy efforts. "Best wishes for life ahead!" she said in a tweet. Yousafzai will study at Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford college whose notable alumni include the late Benazir Bhutto, the one-time leader of Pakistan and a hero of ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 13:52

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says U.S. President Donald Trump has told him North Korea would not be attacked without South Korea's approval . He also declared, amid fears in South Korea that threats from Trump to unleash " fire and fury " on Pyongyang could lead to real fighting, that there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula.

by | August 18, 2017 | 13:22

For reference, Google Maps says that Lucas Oil Stadium is a five-hour, 12-minute drive from the University of Wisconsin campus. Iowa also released its full men's schedule, including non-conference games. On the flip side, Michigan will have to make the trek to Michigan State, Nebraska , Wisconsin and Penn State without those four teams having to pay the Wolverines a visit.

by | August 18, 2017 | 13:15

The Economist's cover accompanies an article that accuses Trump's response to Charlottesville of emboldening "America's far-right". In an editorial, the Economist said Trump is "politically inept, morally barren and temperamentally unfit for office".

by | August 18, 2017 | 13:13

That will heat us into the mid 90s with high humidity. Our rain chance today will be about 40%. Mostly cloudy skies, a chance of showers and thunderstorms and high temperatures in the mid 80s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County.

by | August 18, 2017 | 13:08

Trump has proposed spending $1 trillion to fix aging USA roads, bridges, airports and other infrastructure, a major part of his legislative agenda along with healthcare and tax reform. The two-day protest is thought to be the largest recent gathering of white nationalists. An unidentified White House official confirmed the decision to CNN.

by | August 18, 2017 | 12:40

They also reported that WikiLeaks "actively collaborated" in the efforts to simultaneously weaken Hillary Clinton's campaign while bolstering President Trump's . "Julian passionately argued the case that WikiLeaks was vital to informing the public about controversial though necessary issues". The White House has not confirmed whether it was aware of the meeting ahead of time.

by | August 18, 2017 | 12:43

In her turnaround, Morrison said in a statement: "Racism and murder are unequivocally reprehensible and are not morally equivalent to anything else that happened in Charlottesville". Although President Trump utilized twitter to make this announcement, past Presidents have utilized executive orders to make major alterations. Eight members of the manufacturing council had already walked away in recent days, in the wake of Trump's repeated avowal that violence at a rally of white ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 12:33

The case of the minor girl being married off to an Arab sheikh, who is old enough to be her grandfather, has once again brought the spotlight on qazis who perform such marriages. She also said that her daughter was sold to him for Rs 5 lakh and the money was paid to Sikander. However, cops are not convinced with Saiyeeda's version of the story.

by | August 18, 2017 | 11:22

Cohn, who left his top job at Goldman Sachs Group Inc to take on the White House position, has served as the administration's point man on tax reform, infrastructure and other priorities. Cohn leaving the White House could create significant doubt that the expected business-friendly and economically-stimulative policies on taxes and infrastructure promised by Trump would actually materialize.

by | August 18, 2017 | 11:15

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has issued a statement following President Trump's move to disband two business councils. The president Tweeted Wednesday he's disbanding both groups. One member of the forum, IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty, said in an email to her staff that "this group can no longer serve the goal for which it was formed".

by | August 18, 2017 | 10:50

Beijing's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the statement before reporters at a regular press briefing, following reports Washington and Seoul are planning to begin drills on the Korean peninsula on August 21, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported .

by | August 18, 2017 | 10:43

Thursday's statement also addressed the ongoing situation in the South China Sea, where both Japan and the United States have staked out an interest in the preservation of the regional status quo and the maintenance of global law. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the exercises were "not now on the table as part of the negotiation at any level".

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:56

Still, witnessing totality - when the sun is completely obscured by the moon - is best done with the naked eye, not a camera, Dantowitz said, adding that protective lenses are needed to view partial phases of the eclipse . Visitors can watch the sheep on Mutton Hill as they react to the partial eclipse. "I already saw one in Europe in 1997", she said. Here are some facts on this eclipse, and what makes it so unique.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:58

The American Astronomical Society has warned that by now, many places are sold out of reputable solar viewers that will be used to view the solar eclipse between approximately 11 a.m. "It's a huge deal", said David Jessie, vice president of the Astronomy Club of Akron (ACA) of the event, which will be the first total eclipse that can be seen in the contiguous United States since 1979.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:48

Observers said Ri's remarks may have been aimed at eventually holding direct negotiations with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump , based on a strategy of securing concessions from the United States while continuing North Korea's development of missiles, including intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that can reach the mainland United States.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:30

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)'s candidate for NA-120 by-polls, Kalsoom Nawaz, flew to London before appearing before Returning Office. Earlier on Wednesday, the ECP scrutinized nomination papers of 29 Candidates for NA-120 by-election while it issued notices to Kulsoom Nawaz and Yasmin Rashid for Thursday (today).

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:19

But Xi during his meeting with Dunford praised the general for a visit demonstrating that "military-to-military relations have made a substantial step forward". He said that the "alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" In 1963, at the height of U.S. -USSR tensions, only 19 percent of people thought the Soviets would live up to the terms of a test-ban treaty.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:18

Joint Staff officials said, noting that direct communication at the three-star level in the Pentagon and the Ba Yi will "enable us to communicate to reduce the risk of miscalculation". -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. Tensions have since eased somewhat since North Korea said Kim doesn't immediately plan to fire the missiles.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:11

But speaking today at Trump Tower , Trump denounced the current permitting process as "over regulated" and "a disgrace". As the world attempted to process the sight of a United States president expressing sympathy for marchers at a neo-Nazi rally, Donald Trump yesterday unveiled a fresh executive order created to minimise the extent to which infrastructure projects have to consider climate-related risks.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:01

South Africa's minister of police, Fikile Mbalula, said all borders had been notified to prevent Grace Mugabe from leaving the country before the matter is resolved, the African News Agency reported. The M&G understands that advice from lawyers consulted by the South African government indicates that the nature of Mugabe's visit and the circumstances around the alleged assault disqualify the first lady from diplomatic immunity.

by | August 18, 2017 | 08:44

Responding to the ICBM provocation with a show of force, the US and South Korean troops on Wednesday conducted "deep strike" precision missile drills using Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the Republic of Korea's Hyunmoo Missile II.

by | August 18, 2017 | 07:28

At the very outset the PM recalled the contribution and sacrifices made by our freedom fighters and martyrs, who ensured that we remain fearlessly free indicating the sensitivity of this government towards its heroes, who attained martyrdom in the line of duty, Singh said in a statement.

by | August 18, 2017 | 07:29

What I'm saying is this: You had a group on one side and you had a group on the other and they came at each other with clubs and it was vicious and it was terrible and it was a awful thing to watch, but there is another side. Let me ask you this. After a moment he said , "I would say that is up to a local town, community, or the federal government, depending on where it is located".

by | August 18, 2017 | 07:08

Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) tried to enter the Indian side in two areas - Finger Four and Finger Five - twice between 6 am and 9 am. Japan, which has had similar territorial disputes with China in the recent past, has reportedly taken the position that the Doklam area is disputed between China and Bhutan and that both countries recognize the existence of a dispute.

by | August 18, 2017 | 06:57

Previous year at the height of unrest, Sinha led five-member team visited Kashmir and met Hurriyat leaders including Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who were spearheading the agitation. Sources in the National Conference said the party leaders reiterated their position regarding the Constitution's Article 35A, adding that any tampering with the provision which gives the state assembly powers to grant privileges to the state's residents would unleash an unrest that might not be ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 06:36

Both rebelled against the ruling government. President Trump's personal lawyer forwarded an email equating first United States President George Washington with Confederate Gen. At a Tuesday news conference, Trump claimed that the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacists were not completely to blame for the violent turn of events at the protest and said that there was blame on "both sides".

by | August 18, 2017 | 06:08

Germany's Foreign Ministry said it was checking reports that German citizens were among the victims. Before ISIS claimed responsibility, Police were treating it as a terrorist attack and had arrested two men behind the incident. The agents of the armed institute deployed a large number of agents around the scene of the tragedy, La Rambla, in Barcelona, where the small truck drove over a group of people that were walking around that tourist area today.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:55

The prime minister says the decision pulled in at least $46 billion in undeclared wealth from the underground economy into India's formal banking system, even though it caused a serious cash shortage. "More than three lakh companies were discovered as shell companies, and the registration of 1.75 lakh companies were cancelled since demonetisation", he added.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:43

The migrants were then taken to Algeciras, west of Gibraltar, where they were held while the criminals checked families back home had paid. The warning comes as the Spanish coast guard said it rescued nearly 600 people in a day attempting to cross the Strait of Gibraltar.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:35

The destroyer collided with a Philippines container ship in Japanese waters in June. Seven U.S. sailors died in the crash. Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Douglass of San Diego, and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan of Chula Vista were among the victims.