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by | March 19, 2018 | 10:25

Kyle Larson came on late to finish second. "Once we got in clean air this thing was unbelievable". FINAL LAPS: The closing portion of the race featured a battle for the lead matching Truex, Kyle Busch and Larson. "We had a little trouble getting beat out of the pits and that was tough", he added. The victor of three straight races coming into Sunday, Harvick finished in 35th place after an accident with Larson.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:21

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Saturday that 23 British diplomats are "persona non grata" and must leave the country within a week. UN Security Council had an emergency session on March 14, when Great Britain confirmed that Russian Federation used Novichok agent to poison Skripal and his daughter.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:23

Three additional tickets also had large winnings. The ticket sold in Texas won a $2 million prize after the 2X multiplier was drawn, because it included the Power Play option. The most recent Powerball jackpot drawing came on January 6 when a single ticket sold in New Hampshire earned its victor $559.7 million, which was accepted in the form of a $352 million lump sum payment.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:19

Here's why the agreement to meet face to face with North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un may be disastrous for the U.S. President Trump thinks he has Kim negotiating from a position of weakness because of sanctions, which is a severe miscalculation (Kim doesn't care and China and Russian Federation secretly fill the void).

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:18

The Ventura County Fire Department Public Information Officer (VCFD PIO) on Twitter said, "Update on #HillcrestIncident: confirmed one DOA and one person being transported by ambulance". "I went to Nordstrom to get trousers, and the next thing I know, the doors are being sealed", Simpson told The Associated Press. "People were allowed to move around and employees tried their best to make people comfortable".

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:13

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the man died in hospital late on Sunday following the attack. On the street was lying a young man in his thirties, conscious, and he was suffering from several stab wounds in his upper body and limbs. Israel's Shin Bet internal security services later identified the attacker Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel, a 28-year-old father of two from Aqraba, near the Palestinian-controlled city of Nablus, also known as Shechem, in Samaria.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:08

Despite an exodus of more than 150,000 people in recent days, thousands of civilians remained in Afrin. Turkey regards the YPG as terrorists , insisting they are linked to Kurdish rebels in south-eastern Turkey . Turkish-backed forces have taken full control of the centre of the Syrian-Kurdish city of Afrin. "The capture of Afrin ensures that Turkey will have a say in its future", he said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:09

Col. Devender Anand said. Two daughters of Mohammad Ramzan, a resident of Devta Sargloon in Mendhar, Nasreen Kaunsar, 11 and Mehreen Kaunsar, 5, were injured in the shelling. A serious issue of concern is that Pakistan is targeting innocent civilians in localities much deep inside Indian territory, nearly three to four kms from the LoC, where there is neither Army deployment nor any installation or even equipment installed, he said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:02

Eniade Familoni and Eduardo Hernado were sitting in a bar in Lisbon, Portugal, two weeks ago when they realised St Patrick's Day was due to fall on a Saturday. Patrick's Day parade because of the nor'easter that hit the region earlier this week. He has attended the Sussex County St. Patrick's Day parade every year since its start in Franklin, and he enjoys the camaradie and atmosphere.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:58

There had been no doubt that Putin would win in his fourth electoral contest; he faced seven minor candidates and his most prominent foe was blocked from the ballot. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny had boycotted the presidential election and advised other Russians to do the same. Russian officials have accused the United Kingdom and its allies of "Russophobia" and suggested such bigotry helped increase turn-out in Sunday's elections.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:56

Delgado finished with 24 points and 23 rebounds in a virtuoso effort for the No. 8 seed Pirates (22-11), who snapped a four-game NCAA Tournament skid in the opening round. Seton Hall was able to stay close and make Jayhawks fans nervous because of the lack of an inside game. The center, who started the second half in place of Mitch Lightfoot , exploded off the floor to hammer in a two-handed jam.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:51

Trump, whose Sunday tweets started shortly after 8 a.m. disputed McCabe's statement. John Dowd , Trump's personal lawyer, said Saturday the time had come for special counsel Robber Mueller to end the Russian Federation investigation. And The Associated Press has learned that Andrew McCabe kept personal memos detailing interactions with President Donald Trump, and that those memos have been provided to special counsel Robert Mueller's office.

by | March 18, 2018 | 04:35

Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova condemned what she said were "absolutely insane accusations made by the United Kingdom prime minister against Russia ", adding that the United Kingdom had failed to provide any factual information about the case.

by | March 18, 2018 | 03:58

Also, air strikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta killed 30 civilians on Saturday, a monitor said, nearly a month into a blistering Russia-backed regime assault on the rebel enclave outside Damascus . People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria March 15, 2018.

by | March 18, 2018 | 03:05

Kelly met with the administration staff yesterday, reassuring them that their jobs were safe and they "shouldn't be concerned". But days after President Donald Trump's secretary of state was ousted, many close to the president think more upheaval is coming soon.

by | March 18, 2018 | 03:01

Egyptian families in NY city chanted patriotic songs and slogans after voting in an atmosphere of joy and happiness, while children waved Egyptian flags in excitement. The process of Egyptians overseas voting in the elections started on Friday March 16 and continues through Saturday and Sunday Match 17-18. The presidential vote will be conducted in Egypt from March 26 to 28.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:47

Nevertheless, Kim is in a tight spot, says Roland Watson in the South China Morning Post. The Moon administration also has a domestic reason to play up the results of the meeting in Pyongyang , having weathered criticism from opposition parties about Moon "appeasing" North Korea.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:40

The UK and allies including the US, France, and Germany have said they believe Russian Federation to be behind the attack, in which a nerve agent was used on 66-year-old former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the southern English city of Salisbury.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:38

The new US sanctions against Russian Federation announced on Thursday failed to grab many headlines in Moscow on Friday morning, CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports. Moscow has denied responsibility for Skripal's poisoning. London's Metropolitan Police said Friday it had launched a murder investigation into Glushkov's death following the results of a post-mortem exam, which gave the cause of death as "compression to the neck".

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:30

Skripal, a former colonel in the GRU who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence, and his daughter have been critically ill since 4 March, when they were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, an elegant cathedral city.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:27

On Wednesday British Prime Minister Theresa May announced a series of measures against Russia over its failure to respond to the British government's request to explain how a military-grade nerve agent was used in a recent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:26

Security Council member. "But if they do respond to the action we have taken, we'll consider it carefully and we'll look at our options". However, President Donald Trump's White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stopped short of pointing the finger at Russian Federation.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:22

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson will warn Britain is at a "profound moment in its history" and will unveil new measures to tackle chemical and biological warfare, the Daily Telegraph reports. But diplomats in Brussels said, despite sharing Britain's anger, the bloc is unlikely to have much stomach for imposing additional sanctions on Russian Federation since attributing the nerve attack to Moscow was hard and keeping existing economic sanctions going was proving a strain.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:22

Yousuf Mohamed, the president's lawyer, said the president had sent her resignation letter to the National Assembly Speaker Maya Hanoomanjee, local daily L'Express reported. The presidency said that in May 2016, she received a credit card to pay for travel and logistical expenses linked to her role but inadvertently used it for unrelated expenses.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:24

Peskov slammed Johnson's remarks as "shocking and unforgivable behavior from the point of view of diplomacy". The British ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow was summoned for talks with the Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday. The leaders of France , Germany and the United States joined the UK in claiming the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, was an "assault on UK sovereignty" and a "clear violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and a breach of worldwide law".

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:19

North Korea admitted in 2002 it had kidnapped 13 Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train spies, and five of them returned to Japan. Kim has taken full ownership of the North's nuclear weapons program, enshrined it in its constitution, and for more than six years has explicitly stated that it was not a bargaining chip.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:13

US President Donald Trump defied warnings from Beijing on Friday and signed the Taiwan Travel Act, which allows representatives of America to meet officials from the self-ruled island. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, left, and US President Donald Trump spoke by phone a year ago raising expectations that he would upgrade bilateral relations.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:11

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday he hoped that former double agent Sergei Skripal recovers from a nerve agent attack in Britain so that he can shed light on what happened, Russian state news agency TASS reported.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:07

A Turkish bombing raid struck the main hospital in the Kurdish-controlled Syrian town of Afrin on Friday, killing sixteen civilians, a monitor said. An estimated 12,000-16,000 people had left eastern Ghouta in recent days, while fighting in the Afrin region had reportedly displaced more than 48,000, said Linda Tom, a spokeswoman for the United Nations humanitarian affairs office (OCHA) in Syria.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:10

Hundreds of refugees and migrants participate in a anti-racist demonstration in Athens on March 17, 2018, marking as well two-years of the EU-Turkey deal and the closing of the borders. The EU-turkey deal has been criticised by humanitarian groups deterring people from coming who under global law must be granted asylum, such as those fleeing war-torn countries like Syria.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:02

Specialist officers in protective suits prepare to secure the police forensic tent that had been blown over by the wind and is covering the bench where Sergei Skripal was found critically with his daughter on March 4 and were taken to hospital sparking a major incident, in Salisbury on March 8, 2018 in Wiltshire, England.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:59

But she will likely face scrutiny for the years she spent supervising a secret Central Intelligence Agency prison known for using waterboarding and other " enhanced interrogation techniques " widely described as torture. Meanwhile, Haspel, the incoming CIA director who will replace Pompeo, has a more hawkish record when it comes to Russian Federation but faces an uphill Senate confirmation battle because of her role in the CIA's torture program and her oversight of an agency black site .

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:58

When asked about Pakistan's continuous support to Taliban and other terror organisations, Votel said, "I can not tell you that we have seen decisive changes in the areas in which we're working, but I remain very well-engaged with my partner to ensure that we are moving forward on this".

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:56

At the district's request, the guns are not being used in elementary schools . Most took place for about 17 minutes - one minute for each victim in the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. What concerned me even more was my daughter's fear that I might mention her name or her school. "It's not that hard to hide". Broward Sheriff Scott Israel also admitted that Deputy Peterson did not enter the building and Israel said he should have.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:53

A gradual warming trend is forecast toward the end of the week. The cold spell for the week is ending after Thursday , with more mild temperatures expected for the weekend ahead. We'll see rain lingering from Friday night into Saturday morning as a weak front moves through. Temperatures will be noticeably warmer overnight, with lows ranging from the upper 50s to low 60s.