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by | August 27, 2017 | 09:49

Rafa Benitez's men have lost their first two games, and some experts are already tipping them as favourites to get back to the second tier next year. "It's always good to win, but especially when you have time to enjoy [during the worldwide break]". The game represents a clash between the clubs now sitting in 17th and 20th place in the division, with Newcastle better off only on goal difference.

by | August 27, 2017 | 09:23

Hundreds of thousands marched in Barcelona in a show of unity on Saturday evening amid chants of "I am not afraid" after two Islamist militant attacks in the Spanish region of Catalonia last week left 15 dead. "There, with all of Catalan society and all of Spain ... we will once again give a clear message of unity and condemnation of terrorism, and of love for the city of Barcelona ", he added.

by | August 27, 2017 | 08:37

Legislation to raise the debt ceiling is traditionally opposed by the right wing of the Republican Party and passes only on the basis of bipartisan deal making between the Republicans and Democrats , regardless of the size of the Republican majority in either house of Congress.

by | August 27, 2017 | 08:03

Veterans now could wait five years or more to resolve their disability appeals. The president heralded veterans in the audience and around the country, and also called Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin "a true reformer". Our unrivaled expertise is often challenged by a labyrinthine, protracted review process where a growing backlog, coupled with inconsistent and arbitrary decisions, hurt those who rate the benefits they're pursuing.

by | August 27, 2017 | 07:43

The petition urged apex court to quash July 28 judgment in Panama leaks case. Challenging appointment of supervisory judge for NAB references, the petitioner [Nawaz Sharif] said that proceedings of trial court can not be monitored under the law, adding that the apex court's order for deciding the reference within six months would influence the case.

by | August 27, 2017 | 07:09

He immediately drew attention to another group of people: "And just so you know from the Secret Service, there aren't too many people outside protesting, OK". "Phoenix crowd last night was unbelievable - a packed house". I live in the "Trumpiest" county in the "Trumpiest" state in the nation. "Not a fan of Jeff Flake, weak on crime & border!" another tweet said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 06:24

On Wednesday, Trump made a fresh pitch for unity before a veteran's group in Reno, Nevada. Trump, however, struck a drastically different tone yesterday and called for healing "the wounds that divide us". Sixty-two of respondents say the president is doing more to divide the country, while 31 percent say he is doing more to unite the country. Much of the decline in Trump's approval rating appears to have come from self-identified Republican voters - 73 percent, down from 81 percent last ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:49

Qatar's Foreign Ministry in a statement said that Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani spoke by phone to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. On Wednesday, the Central African nation of Chad announced it would close its embassy in Doha, accusing Qatar of trying to destabilize it from neighboring Libya.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:29

Operations began at 1:03 p.m. with seven people pulled, and the remaining five were rescued at 2:06 p.m., the release states. - Four people were rescued aboard the vessel Signet Enterprise that was taking on water and airlifted to safety.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:18

Kushner, Israeli-Palestinian peace point man Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday in Ramallah, during which Abbas praised Trump's efforts to explore the viability of a fresh peace push.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:58

The move is the first public indication that Mueller's team is beginning to compel testimony from witnesses - and suggests that Manafort may be in serious legal peril. The head the pro-Russian party, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, fled to Russia during a so-called "color" uprising in 2014. Manafort left the Trump campaign last August after scrutiny of the Modern Ukraine operation, which aimed at getting positive press for Ukrainian leaders in the US and undercut support for a ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:28

The launch comes just days after two dozen Australian troops touched down in South Korea for the annual war games. South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding its nuclear weapons and missile program.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:27

In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately. "The situation could escalate at any moment". The test came just days after senior USA officials praised North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un for showing restraint in not firing any missiles since late July.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:32

Heavy exchange of fire continued uptill this evening.There is no report of any causality or injury to the Indian side. "BSF retaliated strongly during cross-border firing and shot dead at least three Pakistan Rangers". "Alert BSF troops immediately spotted that the fire was coming from a Pakistan Rangers' tower on the International Border". Officials said such a hostile action between the two sides along the IB has been witnessed after a long time.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:05

Trump even threatened a government shutdown in September if Republicans don't deliver him a spending bill that includes the money he wants to start building a wall on the U.S. We need to see more data, but the data we have is starting to paint a picture, and its that Trump could tear apart the GOP - and individual members - by pitting himself against them.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:36

President Trump is again taking aim at Republican leaders, with looming legislative fights on the debt ceiling and potential shutdown of the federal government, and blasting House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell - the target of a number of Trump's recent barbs - as having failed on key issues.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:28

The individuals shooting at the SNA soldiers were al-Shabaab fighters; they were not farmers", the statement read. "We also understand that there are civilian casualties in which the Federal Government is investigating to find out the truth about this".

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:20

After the North fired four Scud missiles into the sea in March, the Korean People's Army announced that it was training for strikes on USA bases in Japan. Each year, North Korea is brandishing the threat of military retaliation. "Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches".

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:59

Police said they were unable to contact eight people, six of whom had been reported missing by relatives, despite intensified searches by teams including an army helicopter outfitted with thermal sensing technology as well as rescue dogs. Markus Walzer of Graubuenden police said the local alarm system was put in place after a similar mudslide in 2012. Officers sealed off air space for a three-mile radius to give priority access to rescuers who had suspended the search for the missing Swiss, ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:54

He was convicted of raping two women at an ashram of his sect in 2002. George reported from New Delhi. Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has expressed grave concern and shock at the unabated violence in Panchkula and other parts of Haryana .

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:35

During a campaign rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, Trump leveled his latest threat about blocking new government funding if it doesn't include money to start building a new barrier along the Mexico border. That is largely unchanged from a poll conducted in February by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center that found Americans opposed the wall 62 percent to 35 percent.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:27

He said Pakistan had provided the U.S. authorities evidence of a nexus between Indian spy agency RAW and other terrorists operating from sanctuaries in Afghanistan against Pakistan . If they don't comply, will we pull out anyway? They are perfectly happy with the stalemate as it is. "We will not dictate to the Afghan people how to live or how to govern their complex society", the President said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:17

The joint chiefs said the missiles might have been part of a military training exercise. Tens of thousaands of US and South Korean troops have been taking part in Ulchi Freedom Guardian since Monday. But North Korea had refrained from missile launches and other provocative acts in recent weeks. He expressed hope for dialogue with Pyongyang. "And maybe - probably not, but maybe - something positive can come about".

by | August 26, 2017 | 22:45

The road was later reopened shortly before 1pm and traffic congestion in the area is clearing. Two men, the drivers of the two lorries, have been arrested. Tragically eight people lost their lives, with four further people seriously injured, and it is our duty to establish the circumstances of what happened.

by | August 26, 2017 | 22:35

Han Suk-hee, an associate professor of Chinese studies at Yonsei University's Graduate School of International Studies, made a similar comparison, recalling the 1980 television film "The Day After", which portrayed events before and after a nuclear attack.

by | August 26, 2017 | 22:31

Specifically, Ahmed cited the Humvee four-wheel-drive vehicles transferred by the US government which he says were recently used to facilitate extra-judicial executions by Egypt's military in the Sinai Peninsula. A United States official said earlier that Trump "remains optimistic that progress toward a deal can be achieved". Another obstacle in front of this administration's success is the lead mediator Mr Kushner himself.

by | August 26, 2017 | 21:43

Swansea handed a debut to £15million new boy Sam Clucas, while James McArthur came in to the Palace midfield with Ruben Loftus-Cheek nursing a groin injury. In a first half devoid of any excitement, the Swans took the lead just a minute before the break through Tammy Abraham after he held off Tomkins' replacement Martin Kelly with a low finish.

by | August 26, 2017 | 21:32

Multiple people are dead in an apparent double-murder suicide in a small, upscale community in Westchester County, officials said Friday. Authorities say longtime Pound Ridge resident Steven Dym murdered his wife Loretta and their 18-year-old daughter Caroline before taking his own life Friday.

by | August 26, 2017 | 18:45

On the other hand, Anand Kumar, Uttar Pradesh Additional director general of police Law and Order, said that the security at borders have been beefed up due to ongoing army and police joint operation in Panchkula . Security forces were faced with a tough situation as many Dera followers remained reluctant to move, saying they had come to the town on their own and would move only after having sect head's "darshan".

by | August 26, 2017 | 18:14

In its 10 p.m. ET update, the National Hurricane Center said the eye of the storm is nearly onshore, bring with it a unsafe and powerful eye wall. Parts of Texas are already seeing a storm surge 0.7m above normal. Some models are predicting that up to 35 inches may fall on the coast, causing devastating flooding. Strong winds batter a house on Padre Island before the approaching Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 25, 2017 .

by | August 26, 2017 | 18:12

Kiii's weather team forecasts that because of the forecast track, the hurricane will move in such a way that the left side of the storm's eye wall could be directly over Corpus Christi as it passes us by, 20 miles or so to the east, on it's way to land fall.

by | August 26, 2017 | 17:26

In a warning shot against North Korea , the U.S. Treasury Department in June targeted a small Chinese bank, the Bank of Dandong, accusing it of laundering money for Pyongyang. The department also sanctioned two Chinese individuals said to have established front companies to ease financial transactions for North Korea , and a Chinese shipping company accused of helping smuggle banned luxury goods into the country.

by | August 26, 2017 | 17:25

Girardi put most of the blame on the umpiring crew for not warning both teams after Michael Fulmer hit Gary Sanchez with a pitch in the fifth inning - "if that's not intentional, I don't know what is". Sanchez had slugged his fourth home run in the series in the fourth inning. The conversation quickly escalated as Romine removed his mask and Cabrera got in a shove.

by | August 26, 2017 | 17:17

The Yankees hoped to be able to stagger the suspensions so they didn't lose both catchers at the same time. They don't have a healthy third catcher on the 40-man roster. Sanchez soon arrived from the Yankees bench and clearly landed a body blow to Detroit's Cabrera and appears to land another later during the brawl, while Romine also landed a few of his own.

by | August 26, 2017 | 16:35

Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday evening off the coast of Yemen , the Pentagon said. Washington Post quoted U.S. Central Command statement. U.S. special forces backed with Emirati troops launched a raid in Yemen in January under President Donald Trump that killed a U.S. Navy SEAL and 30 other people, including women, children and an estimated 14 militants.