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by | January 24, 2018 | 12:00

Besides Mongolia, Barbados, Grenada, South Korea, Macao, Panama, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates were delisted "following commitments made at a high political level to remedy European Union concerns", according to a statement from the ministers.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:56

In a statement yesterday, Khan apologised for her comments, saying she did not mean to cause offense and "deeply regrets the contents of the tweets". "Championing diversity is one of my passions, I don't discriminate against anyone", she adds.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:55

French President Emmanuel Macron has been invited to the White House for his first state visit of the Trump administration, according to diplomatic sources, CBS News' Margaret Brennan reports. "I'm always extremely direct and frank". At a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mnuchin said Wednesday that strong US growth was good for the USA economy and that there is no inconsistency with Trump's "America First" agenda and his belief in working with others on trade.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:53

The Taliban often inflates its casualty claims. The 13-hour weekend siege started Saturday when Taliban militants in suicide vests stormed the hotel. According to one account, by a security official who spoke on condition of anonymity, the gunmen got through an initial checkpoint on the approach road before reaching a second checkpoint close to a auto park near the hotel entrance.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:49

Members of Kopassus have received training in Australia, where there are fewer restrictions over human rights, US officials said. The Obama administration lifted some restrictions on Kopassus that year, though training with USA counterparts is still forbidden.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:51

In 1987, Kim Hyon Hui put a bomb on board Korean Air Lines Flight 858, killing all 115 on board on what she says was the direct order of Kim Jong Il, the son of North Korea's then-leader Kim Il Sung."The mission was to block the upcoming 1988 Seoul Olympic Games", says the soft-spoken 55-year-old, who in 1990 received a presidential pardon for her role in the atrocity after standing trial in South Korea.Her dramatic story shows the lengths Pyongyang was prepared to go to disrupt the 1988 ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:47

The national rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent. The unemployment rate in California now stands at 4.3 percent, while the rate in MS is 4.6 percent, and in Hawaii, just 2 percent. The latest Labor Department report reveals that employers added more jobs in 10 states and cut them in 3 in December. Stanton noted the State Workforce Development Board recently provided grants to help out-of-school youths ages 16 to 24 develop the skills necessary to gain employment.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:46

On Wednesday morning, Judge SS Prasad delivered the judgment in the case, which is related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.67 crore from the treasury of Chaibasa district in 1992-'93. Out of the total 76 accused in the case, 14 have died during the trial, three became approvers, two pleaded guilty while one is absconding. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, another senior leader from RJD, blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar for influencing the CBI court.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:45

Verizon also is hosting a mobile stream through the Yahoo! He also added the game-tying 2-point conversion with 57 seconds left to send last year's Super Bowl into overtime. After several days of curiosity, mystery, and analysis, Tom Brady didn't seem too affected by his hand injury. The critical matchup between these teams is the execution of Nick Foles against the defensive scheme of Bill Belichick .

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:47

In 1974, Masekela released his album I Am Not Afraid, which included Stimela (Coal Train), a song that became synonymous with his performances for decades to come. "It is an immeasurable loss to the music industry and to the country at large". In the 1970s, Mr. Masekela toured sub-Sarahan Africa and began a partnership with the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, who had recently pioneered the genre known as Afrobeat.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:45

The nationwide Status Yellow weather alert states that "southwest winds are expected to reach mean speeds of between 55 and 65 km/hr, gusting to 110 km/hr at times this evening and tonight". "So the strong and gusty south-west winds will continue today, but they have peaked now and they will ease somewhat for the morning, but it will remain a windy day".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:33

Senators negotiated late into Sunday night in a bid to reach an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before Monday morning, but failed to reach a deal. President Donald Trump's senior-most aides have played an unusually prominent role in the USA government shutdown drama, ensuring their boss struck a hard-right line on immigration and - in the eyes of some senators - hindering negotiations that may have avoided the deadlock.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:34

Sent to England by his father to appear for the Civil Services Examination, Netaji scored the highest marks in English and was placed fourth overall. It is a shame that we don't know what happened to him after 1941. "There is a version which only a section believes". She added: "Netaji envisaged formation of the planning commission". I salute Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary.Netaji was an icon of our freedom struggle, his valour and sacrifice is an inspiration for all of ...

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:35

Past year at Davos , Chinese President Xi Jinping made a speech that positioned him as an undisputed champion of globalism, a stark contrast to the America First rhetoric coming from the then-new Trump Administration in Washington . In the face of charges of sexism, the forum this year has appointed seven female co-chairwomen, including Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, and Ginni Rometty, the CEO of IBM.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:33

Gerwig earned stellar reviews for her solo directorial debut " Lady Bird ", a coming-of-age story starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf as a complex daughter and mother. Christopher Plummer was nominated for supporting actor for his role in Sir Ridley Scott's All The Money In The World, in which he was an 11th-hour replacement to scrub disgraced actor Kevin Spacey from the finished production.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:25

It appears the evidence-lacking Russian collusion investigation may be replaced by a far more serious inquiry into the FBI. Moreover, they have also included discussions of the Clinton email investigation enacted by the FBI. Republican congressman Bob Goodlatte is among those who argue there is a "magnitude of insider bias" on Mueller's team. On Tuesday, Johnson revealed more of the text exchanges while speaking on a conservative radio show in Wisconsin.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:27

In a more telling statistic, 7 out of 10 disagreed that their decision "was entirely free from even subtle pressure from others to abort". New Yorkers can not afford to wait. Lynne said she got an abortion from a woman who she wasn't sure was a doctor, in a room that she described looking like a spare bedroom. Opponents of abortion rights rallied outside the U.S.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:22

The committee on Monday said it had become aware of public allegations about the misconduct and had received a written request from Meehan to investigate. Meehan says he did not. "I think that the idea of soul mate is that sort of person" with whom you can "go through remarkable experiences together". "And you go hardest on the ones that you care the most about".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:20

Tuesday's shooting was the second school shooting this week; on Monday, a 15-year-old girl in Italy, Texas was sent to the hospital after being shot by a 16-year-old male classmate. KSP said there are multiple victims and one is dead. State police didn't provide any other immediate details about the shooter or the apprehension.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:20

Many people ran along the streets of downtown Jakarta , pointing at the buildings above them, witnesses said. "I felt it twice and the first one was stronger". There was no Tsunami warning issued. The tremor came as US Defense Secretary James Mattis was in Jakarta for an official visit. At least three people were killed following a 6.5-magnitude quake just outside the coastal town of Cipatujah on Java island in mid-December.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:21

He also plead guilty to child pornography charges at a previous trial faces sixty years in jail for that crime. The president of Michigan State, Lou Anna K. He started in his position as national medical coordinator for USA Gymnastics in 1996. Emma Ann Miller , 15, said yesterday the school was still billing her mother for medical appointments in which Nassar molested Miller as recently as August 2016 - a week before he was sacked.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:16

The twin explosions shattered the relative calm that had recently returned to Libya's second city, scene of more than three years of warfare from 2014 until late last year. According to the news outlet, Brigadier Mahdi Falah, the counter-espionage director at Libyan Intelligence, was among those injured by the blast. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:14

The Spartans come in on a high note after thoroughly outplaying the Indiana Hoosiers in their last outing, 85-57. Can No. 6 Michigan State avoid a poor performance on the road when the Spartans take on IL tonight at 9PM ET? A 3-0 week - and winning at College Park, Md., will be a bear - would be crucial to keeping pace in the standings with Purdue and Ohio State, both of which are on a roll.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:10

Interestingly, this comes right after the embarrassment inflicted by the book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff , which was packed with criticisms toward Trump's presidency. "You love your dad". He interviewed former White House Chief of Staff Reince Preibus, who left the administration in July, who described the atmosphere after Trump tweeted to accuse Obama of wire tapping his Trump Tower apartment.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:10

It is hard to say what could potentially soothe the White House, which is split between those who would like to get rid of the agreement and those who would like to keep it. Britain, France and Germany have expressed some willingness to work with the U.S.to prevent the deal from collapsing. Trump also wants tighter restrictions on Iran's ballistic missile program.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:10

Now perhaps Congress will finally get around to taking up a bill to protect the nearly 700,000 so-called Dreamers, immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children - legislation that almost nine in 10 Americans support.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:07

Democrats laid fault with Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress and the White House and have struggled with building internal consensus. He also said , however, that negotiations are continuing on ending the shutdown and "there's a chance it gets solved before Monday".

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:03

In the event of an quake and possible tsunami, the National Weather Service has systems in place enabling staff to monitor the situation and assess the level of threat. Ms. Osborne said there were no official figures on how many were evacuated Tuesday morning, but she said at least 400 people had settled into the local town hall, the designated muster point, for a couple of hours.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:02

Police said that Ali was familiar with the minor's family and would frequently visit her house. "Sometimes he would keep a beard, sometimes he would wear spectacles, and he would change his clothes", Khan said, adding that some of the suspect's accomplices are also in police custody.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:57

Gunmen stormed the offices of Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, the British aid agency said. Khogyani has confirmed that there are clashes on at the scene. "So far 11 wounded people have been brought to hospitals", the spokesman said. Mohammad Amin told AFP, from his hospital bed, that he heard "a big blast".

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:54

The Saudi-backed Arab Coalition in Yemen announced the provision of $1.5 billion in aid to the country on Monday. The latest aid package, which follows last week's $2 billion Saudi cash injection to Yemen's central bank, comes amid an ever-broadening crisis in the country, where the conflict, cholera and looming starvation have killed thousands and put millions of lives at risk.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:56

In a lengthy statement, Canada's Champagne said Canadian negotiators were able to secure a "significant" agreement on cultural commerce issues as well as "an improved arrangement on autos with Japan, along with the suspension of many intellectual property provisions of concern to Canadian stakeholders".

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:51

A proposal to Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly by member Diosdado Cabello, centre, a leader of the ruling party, that presidential elections take place before the end of April, was passed. While elections can be held any time before then, voting typically is held in the final three months of the year to avoid an extended transition. "If our people are given the right to decide, they will have to leave".

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:46

Another team will visit the South this week to check logistics for North Korean athletes, while Seoul will send its own officials to the North's ski resort to inspect the venue. "It was not easy to put this list together, but we wanted to be absolutely sure that only clean athletes from Russian Federation can be invited to participate in the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 ".

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:45

Chakrabarti says that the misinformation campaigns targeting Facebook users are "professionalised, and constantly try to game the system". "From the Arab Spring to robust elections around the globe, social media seemed like a positive", Katie Harbath, director of the global politics and government outreach department, wrote in a blog post on Monday.