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by | February 07, 2018 | 00:36

The Equal Franchise Act of 1928 granted equal voting rights to women and men at the age of 21. Defined by the Oxford Dictionary as "the right to vote in political elections". A rubber tube would then be forced either up the nose or down the throat and into the stomach. Many were force fed. There is a misconception that women's suffrage is the monopoly of western liberal democracies and that Muslim countries lag behind.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:39

A separate investigative body, the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry, found between March 2013 and March 2017 there were 25 documented incidents of chemical weapons use in Syria, 20 of which were perpetrated by the government and used primarily against civilians.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:36

The jail terms were highly controversial and came after Hong Kong's Beijing-appointed government applied for harsher punishments. In a summary of the judgment issued to the media, the five judges unanimously said it had "quashed the sentences of imprisonment" by the Court of Appeal.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:38

Lawyers for Assange argued in a London courtroom that the outstanding British warrant, issued after Assange skipped bail, had "lost its goal and function" following Sweden's decision previous year to drop an investigation into sexual assault allegations.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:34

In the first charge Miguna is accused of being present and consenting to the administration of an oath to commit a capital offence namely treason contrary to section 59 (a) of the Penal Code. The government ignored a court order issued on Thursday to restore the stations, prompting activist Okiya Omtatah to file a case seeking the arrest of officials for contempt of court on Monday.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:34

Former White House chief strategist and alt-Right news executive Steve Bannon will not testify before the US House of Representatives on Tuesday, two anonymous sources told Reuters on Monday. That assertion "stopped this last time", Rooney said. Bannon was expected to appear last week but that interview was postponed. According to one of the sources speaking with Reuters, Bannon would answer Mueller's questions when he appears to testify before him.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:51

Congress, in addition to figuring out an immigration strategy, has until midnight Friday to come to an agreement on a government funding bill. It would not, however, fulfill President Trump's desire of $25 billion for the construction of the border wall, which appeared to draw the president's ire just hours after the authors announced their plans.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:49

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denounced the bill as a " distortion of the truth , the rewriting of history and the denial of the Holocaust ". This organized mass murder was carried out by our country and no one else. "The existence of certain collaborators does not change anything", Gabriel said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:44

Doe met with counsel and learned for the first time that a trust could sign for and collect the winnings, thus preserving her privacy", he said, maintaining that previous winners have been the victims of violence, threats, harassment, scams and unwanted solicitation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:39

Rosenstein is the only Department of Justice official who can remove Mueller, and he was expected to be named in the four-page classified memo made public Friday, local media stated. Rosenstein's meeting with the President came as Rosenstein prepared to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. "Firing Rod Rosenstein , DOJ (Department of Justice) leadership or Bob Mueller could result in a constitutional crisis of the kind not seen since the Saturday night massacre", the Democrats said ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:35

Part of the offseason trade that sent Paul George to Oklahoma City, Oladipo has flourished with the Pacers and last month was selected to participate in the All-Star Game for the first time in his five-year career. Victor Oladipo gets all the hype, but the Pacers have had solid players around their new star and Collison has been one of them - 12.3 points and 5.3 assists per game, hitting 43.3 percent from three.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:27

The President also claimed that the " totally vindicates " him in the continuing probe into Russia's interference in the election. "We also want to make sure that the White House doesn't redact our memo for political purposes and obviously that's a deep concern", Schiff said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:16

Syrian militants downed a Russian fighter jet and killed its pilot in northwest Syria on Saturday, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported . Rebels have shot down Syrian fighter jets and other Russian military aircraft. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley accused Russian Federation of shielding the Syrian government for its alleged use of chemical weapons .

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:02

With his speech lasting well over one hour, Shah said there's "no shame in selling pakodas ", and went on to question Congress president Rahul Gandhi's phrase " Gabbar Singh Tax " to describe Goods and Services Tax. Is this the understanding of people? Shah, who was elected to the upper house past year, also criticised the Congress for calling the goods and services tax ( GST ) "Gabbar Singh Tax" and said it is unfortunate that the opposition party was inciting people not to pay tax and ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:53

Schiff, who fought last week's release of that report, has described it as a misleading, inaccurate attempt to discredit the investigation of the special counsel, Robert Mueller, into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. The FBI said in a statement prior to the memo's publication that it had "grave concerns" about the memo's accuracy. Law enforcement officials sought warrants against Trump's foreign policy advisor Carter Page by using the unsubstantiated dossier linking the ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:43

Germain Moore, 44, was charged with four counts of sexual abuse after a child pornography video surfaced last week on social media caught the radar of investigators. Anyone with information relevant to this investigation is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 334-215-STOP, or the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, 334-353-1224.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:42

According to the Post , China's moves to ban cryptocurrency trading in the country has yet to deter individual investors, who move their trading to other areas like Hong Kong or Japan while still raising funds from mainland investors. Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Facebook/Twitter, and Baidu, the Chinese equivalent of Google, have already banned cryptocurrency adverts on their platforms.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:35

El Paso County Sheriff Deputy Micha Flick was shot and killed in Colorado Springs on Monday. . The El Paso County Sheriff's Association identified the slain deputy as Micah Flick. "This is indeed a hard day for our agencies", said Carey at a press conference at Memorial Hospital. Two other sheriff's deputies from the Denver area have been gunned down recently.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:26

Making headway, the police investigators have begun geo-fencing the area where the attack took place. A Chinese national was killed and a passerby sustained bullet wounds when unidentified assailants attacked their auto near Zamzama Park, DHA on Monday.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:26

The comment came in the aftermath of hearing requests to ban family killings over "dishonour". The khaps told TNIE that while they respect the apex court's order, but on the ground it would be hard to change the societal norms on same-gotras and marriages within the same village.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:23

A policeman was shot at as well but escaped due to his bulletproof jacket, The Times of India reported. According to a media report, one kidnapper has been shot dead during the encounter, while another terrorist has been injured in the rescue operation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:19

The U.S. Supreme Court typically does not review state court decisions based on a state's constitution, but the Republicans asked the high court to make an exception. Supreme Court overruling their state counterparts. The court told state lawmakers to redraw the state's 18 House districts, which now favor Republicans, and it left open the possibility that it would impose its own map.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:17

On Tuesday, terrorists attacked a hospital in Srinagar and freed a Pakistani terrorist. Naved is absconding with the snatched weapon. The area around the hospital has been sealed. He is believed to be an accomplice of top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Dujjana who was killed in Pulwama previous year in an encounter with security forces.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:15

At the same the court ruled that 11 athletes did violate anti-doping rule regulation but changed the punishment: instead of being banned for life the sportsmen were prohibited only from participating in the upcoming Olympic games in the Republic of Korea.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:10

There have been heavy clashes with the YPG in the Afrin campaign so far and Bozdag was speaking after seven Turkish troops were killed on Saturday, including five in a tank attack, the heaviest single day loss of the campaign so far. Since the beginning of the military campaign, Turkey said its forces have "neutralised" little less than 900 militants. The pilot of the aircraft, a Sukhoi 25, used his ejection seat after his plane was hit by a man-carried portable air defence missile.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:12

Totalwench tweeted: "I have realised that Melania wears her coats draped over her shoulders because it makes it impossible for Donald to hold her hand". In October, she traveled to Lily's Place in West Virginia , a treatment center that specializes in babies born with opioid withdrawal symptoms. She also met with patients.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:09

Recalling that he had recently met Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a courtesy call, Thackeray said, 'Banerjee was alliance partner of NDA under the leadership of Atal Behari Vajpayee. Asked whether Mr. Singh had requested them to discontinue their protests, the source said the TDP was an independent party and it alone could decide its strategy.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:01

Corina said the sheriff's department will continue to examine the case for as long as there are any leads to pursue. "Some of the things we found that [Wagner] did afterwards, or didn't do, in the boat, cause us to say, 'This doesn't make any sense, '" Lt.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:00

Tehran accused Washington of flexing its muscles and threatening Russian Federation with new atomic weapons after the Trump administration published a document suggesting an antagonistic stance against Moscow over nuclear proliferation. The NPR posits that the Russians place a premium of nuclear weapons due to Moscow's "de-escalation" doctrine, which is why the administration is seeking to build new types of American non-strategic nuclear arms.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:23

Energy Information Agency shows. The announcement was made during a meeting with Argentinian Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie, after concerns were raised about funds being collected for Hezbollah amongst the country's large Lebanese expatriate community.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:21

Kashmir Solidarity Day will be observed across the world including Pakistan on Feburary 5 to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people struggling for their right to self-determination under United Nations resolutions. The PML-N chief said that he had several plans for AJK's development that would have eliminated unemployment from the region, but they were all ruined due to his disqualification in July past year.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:15

Tayyip Erdogan made the first visit by a Turkish president to see the pope in the Vatican in 59 years on Monday as Rome was put under heavy security measures for fear of violent demonstrations. French officials say President Emmanuel Macron and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are talking about working on a "diplomatic road map" for Syria in the "coming weeks".

by | February 06, 2018 | 12:51

Before the final hearing at the appeals court Lee paid back 8 billion won (£5.8 million) to Samsung Electronics. The decision to free Lee comes just a few days before South Korea's duties as Winter Olympics host for 2018 get underway.

by | February 06, 2018 | 12:45

One bird was hit and struck a hunter in the head as it fell to the ground. Meilhammer was soon taken to a hospital and then shifted to a shock trauma unit. "This is highly unusual", Thomson said. She told CBS: "These birds weigh anywhere from 10 to probably 14 pounds. It's gonna leave a mark". They can have a wingspan of up to six feet.

by | February 06, 2018 | 12:13

So they will be heartened to see an index measuring prices charged leapt to 54.8 from December's 53.2, its highest since April 2011.Higher energy prices proved a drag on retail sales across the bloc in December, which slipped 1.1 per cent month-on-month.