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by | October 27, 2017 | 01:11

Senate Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday seeking $45 billion to combat the opioids epidemic , laying down their marker for new resources before President Trump outlines his strategy for coping with the crisis. Trump also he will direct the U.S. Postal Service and Department of Homeland Security to strengthen inspection of packages to hold back "the flood of cheap and deadly Fentanyl".

by | October 27, 2017 | 01:11

Khan said in the aftermath of the Niger deaths, Kelly had focused on defending Trump "instead of honoring (the slain soldiers) and restraining from political expediency". No mention was made of Wilson securing the building's funding. Needless to say, the White House earns Four Pinocchios. Trump has called Wilson "wacky", Kelly said she's an "empty barrel" and Sanders that Wilson was "all hat and no cattle".

by | October 27, 2017 | 01:01

The Prime Minister made the following remarks during the inaugural event of the International Conference on Consumer protection organized in association with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). India became the first country to frame its own laws in 1986, which will soon be replaced with the new set. The time reduction in the transportation of goods would also lead to fall in prices and this benefit would also be transferred to the consumers.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:59

The two men are accused of obstructing the investigation of Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke, who was accused of beating a handcuffed suspect who had allegedly broken into Burke's vehicle. Spota, 76, had already said that he would not run for re-election in November. In a statement, McPartland's lawyer said his client vehemently denies the charges.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:57

He said the Swiss couple - Quentin Jeremy Clerc and Marie Droxz - were found lying wounded on a roadside on October 22 and some locals informed police about the incident. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said the state government would ensure the safety of foreign tourists coming to the state and directed the police to nab the culprits at the earliest.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:54

The former first lady, Grolnick said, said something like "He's going to get himself put into jail!" Deadspin reporter Dave McKenna shared that Lind's story had been sent to the site as a tip over a year ago, and that in that account, "We were told that Bush had, during a photo opp, groped her and told her that his favorite magician was "David Cop-a-Feel" while fondling her".

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:50

Mr Shkiryak said initial results of an investigation suggested an explosive device had been placed on a motorcycle parked nearby. Later in the day, Oleg Lyashko, the leader of the Radical Party, said the blast was an "assassination attempt" on Mosiychuk linked to his professional activity.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:53

Hurricane Georges, which also struck Puerto Rico in 1998 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, fall behind Maria for the top slot in power outage, according to the report. In a written statement on Wednesday, the federal board that oversees Puerto Rico's troubled finances announced its "intent to appoint" retired Air Force Colonel Noel Zamot "as chief transformation officer" of PREPA, the island's power utility.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:50

Our security forces, our army has done commendable job. So far as law and order is concerned, other forces [Army, paramilitary] can not be your replacement. "Militants kill security forces and make them martyrs". Militants kill workers and then ransack their property, burn it. "We believe in the law", she emphasised.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:38

Twitter , Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have all recently detected that suspected Russian operatives used their platforms a year ago to purchase ads and post content that was politically divisive. United States authorities say both act as "a platform for Kremlin messaging". The article also quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying his government would react to USA restrictions on Russian media "swiftly and symmetrically".

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:31

Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Mark Field, who recently returned from a visit to India, said "during my visit I saw for myself the strength of the India-UK partnership". that Pakistan's influence on Taliban had diminished as they have found some other [regional] players for their sustenance", he said. That unmanned area is used for planning and execution of terrorist activities, he added.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:25

The rescue service said the helicopter went down less than two miles from Barentsburg. The Norwegian rescue center's northern branch is coordinating the search and rescue operation. Tore Hongset, another spokesman for the rescue co-ordination centre, told Norwegian news agency NTB that it did not receive any mayday signal from the helicopter.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:25

Police said in a statement the bodies of the victims were charred beyond recognition and that the initial explosion blew off the factory's roof. Parts of the building collapsed after being gutted by the blaze which scorched nearby cars. One local resident, Beni Benteng said he heard an explosion, followed by the cries of people inside. "We are going to search whether there are any victims that need immediate treatment at hospitals".

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:23

If the regional government is not successful in Spanish courts, it will pursue the case in worldwide courts, Mr Turull said. Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos acknowledged today there could be "resistance" to officials who might be sent from Madrid to administer Catalonia in the event of a takeover under Article 155.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:20

According to UNOCHA, the 2017 Humanitarian Plan for Iraq is 62% funded and still requires at least US$ 373.7 million for operations this year. Most of the Kurdish forces withdrew without a fight, but tensions remain. Barzani's bid for statehood may have produced almost 93 percent in favor of breaking off from Iraq's central government, but the referendum's overwhelming opposition from Baghdad and almost every regional actor overseas has led to a series of failures for the newly proclaimed ...

by | October 26, 2017 | 03:25

She also was exchanging text messages with a MI man whom she had planned to meet in the days leading up to the disappearance. Detectives interviewed him in MI and determined he was not involved in Sherri's disappearance. 'Sherri, however, stated she had not been sexually assaulted, and there is no physical evidence to indicate otherwise'. Jackson said one of the angles detectives pursued was Papini's alleged relationship with a "male acquaintance from MI".

by | October 26, 2017 | 03:22

The refugees from 11 unidentified countries will only be allowed into the country under exceptional circumstances for the next 90 days, while the USA government conducts a review of those nations. Administration officials said that the information will be shared between USA agencies that are tasked with the vetting procedures for refugee candidates.

by | October 26, 2017 | 03:08

If an offender is not classified, the public can not access any information about that person, such as an address or likeliness to re-offend. Secretary of Public Safety and Security Daniel Bennett, whose office oversees the Sex Offender Registry Board, said the auditor and lawmakers "shouldn't confuse what the sex offender registry does".

by | October 26, 2017 | 03:10

Some users also shared pictures of Chouhan being carried in the lap of security personnel, during his visit to flood-hit areas of state's Bundelkhand region in August 2016. Chouhan, who made this comment while in the U.S., is getting roasted on social media, as people poke fun at him by sharing images for bad roads in MP.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:46

Fox wants a corporate culture that is inclusive, Murdoch said , and wants to show that when wrongdoing is uncovered, as it was with former Fox News chief Ailes and with star host O'Reilly, that top management will act decisively. "My parting from Fox News was in no way connected to the tragic news of my son's passing", Bolling continued. James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox, said the company hopes that the dismissal of Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly from Fox News Channel "sends a ...

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:47

Republicans in Congress also are investigating whether officials in former president Barack Obama's administration spied on Mr Trump's campaign and whether Russians helped pay for a dossier on Mr Trump commissioned by Fusion GPS, an opposition research firm.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:43

A smiling Palestinian construction worker posted a photo of himself leaning against a bulldozer and holding a cup of coffee and a cigarette. They said that while the police adhere to some legal procedures, for example by obtaining arrest warrants, they also do not follow Israeli laws on avoiding or limiting the detention of minors, using physical restraints on them, or interrogating minors at night.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:41

News of what was happening prompted a brief "hold-and-secure" at nearby Reynolds Secondary School. According to police, the suspect, 31-year-old Geoffrey Davis, spent over an hour loading a cart full of merchandise. (Saanich Police Department).Saanich police have released this surveillance footage of Michael Godolphin, 37. - A robber was unaware officers were closing in on him while committing his crime, police said.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:44

This is not the first poster which made the football world tensed but on 20 October, Friday, WMF posted another disturbing image. The terrorist organisation posted the artwork via known ISIS mouthpiece Wafa Media Foundation , in the hope to discourage and unsettle those attending the celebration of world football next year.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:44

A new city ordinance that makes it illegal to look at a cellphone or other electronic device while crossing a street or highway in Honolulu officially goes into effect today. Additional violations then raise the fine to 75 dollars to 99 dollars, which is lower than the 130-dollar fine for jaywalking , according to local website Hawaii News Now.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:32

Hardik Patel , however, says he met with senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot, who was staying at the same luxury hotel, and not with his boss. "If Congress feels that they can win the Assembly polls in Gujarat by joining hands with Pakistan-based terrorists like Hafiz Saeed or any other such people, they would send them invitation without any hesitation", Patel said while addressing a press conference here.

by | October 26, 2017 | 02:29

United States official confirms that UN Ambassador Nikki Haley had to be evacuated from event in South Sudan w/Prez Kiir after large crowd approached. Kiir asked the United States to remain engaged with the country. She met earlier Wednesday with Kiir to discuss the country's long civil war. A fragile peace deal broke down previous year amid gun battles between soldiers and rebels in the capital Juba.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:31

He said he hasn't decided how many tax deductions to eliminate to partially offset the lower rates. The Republicans know that it would be hard to convince the Democrats that they should support a healthcare bill which cut taxes for the rich, and cut healthcare for the poor.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:26

Singaporeans benefit from the least visa restrictions of any country on the planet. The Singapore passport edged out Germany to take the top spot after Paraguay removed visa requirements for Singaporeans. In Henley & Partners' 2017 report , Germany topped the list of global visa-free access, followed by Denmark, Finland, Italy and Spain. Singapore has made it to the top spot in Arton Capital's passport index .

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:06

At least three lawmakers who supported the House version said they would vote against the Senate version Thursday unless a deal is reached. "I haven't done a whip count, but yes, I think there's enough", the New Jersey congressman told reporters.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:04

In response to the North Bay firestorm - the most destructive and deadliest firestorm disaster in California history - a coalition of Bay-area business and community leaders are launching Band Together Bay Area to support the local relief and long-term recovery in the region.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:01

The dramatic lineup change was motivated by both the Cavs' injuries ( Isaiah Thomas continues to rehab his right hip while Derrick Rose missed his second straight game with a sprained left ankle) and by the Bulls' lineup featuring 7-foot Robin Lopez .

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:59

The move to sign Freeney was to add depth to the roster, as the Seahawks are going to be without Cliff Avril for the rest of the regular season. Schefter reports the deal is for one year . He even posted a sack on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the 2017 Super Bowl. He recorded eight sacks in just 11 games played. Freeney was expected to practice for the first time with the Seahawks on Wednesday and could make his debut when Seattle hosts the Houston Texans on Sunday.

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:53

In the Commons, Ms May was asked how such comments could give "encouragement to the women and girls in his constituency to take part in public life". Prompted by a question at Prime Minister's Questions in the Commons, Theresa May said: 'All of us in this House should have due care and attention to the way in which we refer to other people and should show women in public life the respect they deserve'.

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:48

There are no grounds for curtailing cooperation with Iran on the nuclear issue, said the statement. "In contrast, the U.S. is seemingly moving towards a policy aimed at weakening the Iranian leadership through economic, political and possibly military means".