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by | August 22, 2017 | 00:50

The Saudi Press Agency says Saudi Arabia's King Salman will fund Qatari pilgrims' trips to Mecca. Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) also praised the Saudi decision to re-open the border but urged Saudi authorities to be more precise concerning pilgrims residing in Qatar.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:54

Tamil Nadu chief minister K. Palaniswami (right) and O. Panneerselvam exchange greetings with supporters following merger of their factions in Chennai on Monday. Centre assures all possible support to CM Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami & Dy CM Thiru O Panneerselvam for the growth of TN. Meanwhile, the faction headed by T.T.V.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:52

St Marys Church in Banbury have made a recording of their own bells and uploaded it on to the website Soundcloud for anyone who may miss the ringing in their ears. But weighing in at 13.7 tons and measuring 7 feet 2 inches, Big Ben (the bell, not the tower) bongs at over 100 decibels, placing workers in danger of permanently damaging their hearing.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:41

Though a senior army official termed the visit a "routine affair", defence sources said Rawat will take stock of the operational preparedness of the Indian army at the Line of Actual Control, a demarcation line that separates Indian and Chinese territories.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:35

The railways and police summoned all equipments including heavy lift cranes and gas cutters to access the affected coaches and cut through them to bring passengers to safety. "Rescue operations are continuing", said G S Priyadarshi, a senior administrative officer, to the AFP. "Have ordered an inquiry into the unfortunate accident to ascertain the cause".

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:35

Police have arrested a 25-year-old in the homicides of three girls under the age of 10, who were found in a Prince George's County home Friday morning. A Prince George's County Police auto blocks Brooke Jane Drive, where three young girls were slain in Clinton, Md. Police announced Williams had been taken into custody around 11 p.m.

by | August 21, 2017 | 02:30

Iraq launched a ground operation to retake Tal Afar, one of the last cities in the country held by the Islamic State group, the nation's leader said Sunday. They are "well prepared to deliver another defeat" to IS in Tal Afar, like in Mosul, the coalition said in a statement . Hours before Abadi's announcement, the Iraqi air force dropped leaflets over the city telling the population to take their precautions.

by | August 20, 2017 | 06:36

We want the cup", she told Golf Channel . She hadn't accrued enough points over the past two seasons to play onto the team, and Captain Juli Inkster didn't pick her as one of her two captain's picks. By far the best golf in the afternoon came in the third match, where Germany's Caroline Masson was approximately six-under-par on her own for 16 holes yet lost 3&2 in the company of Florentyna Parker .

by | August 20, 2017 | 06:29

Schwartz said on Twitter that Trump's presidency was "effectively over" and that "the circle is closing at blinding speed". "Trump is going to resign and declare victory before Mueller and congress leave him no choice", he tweeted Thursday morning.

by | August 20, 2017 | 06:17

Donelan said advising administrations are being made accessible for the officers who initially touched base on the scene, and the same might be made accessible for flame work force. "We are presently amidst a noteworthy examination concerning what happened to these kids, who executed them", Donelan said. Patel says police are interviewing family members.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:27

Police said at least eight people were injured and two have been killed. Police " have not confirmed " media reports that the attacker was shouting " Allahu Akbar " at the time of the assault, Cser told RT. Turku local government also opened a crisis line for people seeking emergency help. "We saw a man on the square, with a knife in his hand and he was waving it".

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:25

Last week, North Korea said it was ready to send missiles towards the USA territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean following comments from President Donald Trump that if Pyongyang made any more threats they would be met with " fire and fury like the world has never seen".

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:58

Her family then requested permission for the young girl to have an abortion when she was six months pregnant. Eight doctors recommended that the girl should carry the baby to term after examining her. "Saying that situation can't be reversed as it was "unredeemable", the court said, "..., she has to be compensated so that she lives her life with dignity and the authorities of the State who were negligent would understand that truancy has no space in a situation of the present kind.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

A week of national mourning commenced on Wednesday in Sierra Leone as rescue workers ramped up their search for victims of the mudslide that ravaged a town outside of Freetown on Monday morning. "I can't describe the magic that took me and my family out of my house", he said. "It was like an natural disaster". The charity's Zynab Kamara said: 'In almost a decade of working on humanitarian response I've never witnessed anything so tragic.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

South Africa had failed to co-operate with International Criminal Court (ICC) and was found guilty of not arresting Al-Bashir when he visited the country in 2015. Engels registered a case with police on Monday accusing Grace Mugabe of attacking her with an extension cord in a luxury hotel in a Johannesburg suburb late Sunday evening.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:00

The appearance on CNN came the day of President Trump's controversial press conference , at which Trump reiterated remarks that blamed " both sides " for the recent violence in Charlottesville , Va. "They say to themselves, 'well, I'm not a racist even though he might be a racist.' Really? Anybody who enables...anybody who votes for and supports a racist, is a racist".

by | August 17, 2017 | 13:57

Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates died at the scene, said the state police. Knowing Bates got to see it happen, is giving his family peace during this hard loss. Virginia State Police stated, "formally established January 1, 1984, the Virginia State Police Aviation Unit's primary mission is to provide aircraft for search, rescue, law enforcement and medical evacuation missions through its three Aviation Bases located in Chesterfield County, Lynchburg and Abingdon".

by | August 17, 2017 | 13:55

If they "persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean peninsula", then North Korea would take action "as already declared", he was quoted as saying. Ukraine denied on Monday that it had supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times that said North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from Ukrainian factory Yuzhmash.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:45

Rescue workers begin removing the rubble after a mudslide in Regent. Relatives have been gathering at a morgue overloaded with bodies in Freetown and national TV showed images of people bringing bodies to the morgue in rice sacks. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" and that Britain is "working with the Government of Sierra Leone to provide support where necessary".

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:44

Trump , who is visiting his residence at Trump Tower in New York City , will also participate in a discussion on infrastructure and give a statement on the subject at 3:45 p.m. The permitting push is part of an ongoing effort by the White House to streamline the lengthy construction approval process, which Trump has said can take up to 10 years.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:45

It's also speculated that Trump is fearful of ousting Bannon out of concern that he would exact retribution through Breitpart, and that it would anger his base, whose votes, Bannon helped deliver. Colbert followed up by asking if he believed Bannon would be "gone in a week". Scaramucci stumbled on the answer, saying that sometimes he does the opposite of what the media expected it to do, and it worked for him during the campaign.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:42

Mitchell, an annual competitor of the event, said there was armed security at the dragaway when the shooting happened. Beth said the KCSD is working with Milwaukee area police, Aurora police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. UNION GROVE , Wis. (WKOW) - A festival at a Kenosha County racetrack turned deadly Sunday evening when three people were shot and killed by gunfire.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:30

Pyongyang did not signify when it might launch this plan to "envelope" Guam , but the US and South Korea are planning to hold the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercise between Aug 21 and 31. Adam Mount, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, told CNN the United States military could use its THAAD defense system or Aegis destroyers to stop any North Korean projectiles.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:30

China, a permanent member of the Council with the power of veto, voted in favour of Resolution 2371, which imposes sanctions against North Korea. "We will safeguard the copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and other intellectual property that is so vital to our security and to our prosperity".

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:52

Gert has sustained winds of 40mph and gusts up to 50mph. A slow strengthening is expected in the next day or two. After a brief break in the rain for most of Acadiana on Sunday widespread scattered showers and storms will return Monday and Tuesday afternoon.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:47

Mr Scaramucci was asked to leave when Mr Trump named General John Kelly his new chief of staff and tasked him with restoring calm. He continued: "He's got to move more into the mainstream, he's got to be more into where the moderates are and the independents are that love the president".

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:29

Maduro also invited the United States to agree to "mutually respectful" dialogue, adding that he will be in NY in September for the United Nations General Assembly. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro addresses Constitutional Assembly members during a special session at National Assembly building in Caracas , Venezuela, Thursday, Aug.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:27

More than 1.7 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.4 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program. "Here's hoping we can add two more New Hampshire winners to the tally", he said. Brothers in Law Rakesh and Ashok, who sold a $50 million winning Powerball Ticket at their Pennsylvania store in 2012 have some advice for potential players.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:25

Some 28 people have been killed in Alexandria, Egypt, today after two trains collided in the city, according to a statement by the health ministry. One of the trains was traveling from Cairo, while the other was heading from Port Said, Ahram Online reported .

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:28

Foreign ministers from 14 nations are meeting in Peru on Tuesday in hopes of finding consensus on a regional response to Venezuela's growing political crisis. Foreign ministers of 12 nations in the Americas met in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday to discuss the "critical situation in Venezuela " and to explore ways to achieve a "peaceful and negotiated" outcome.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:23

However, the party lost a non-confidence vote in June after the BC New Democrats and the Green Party made a pact to topple the Liberals and to support each other in confidence and supply votes. "She was struggling with what she wanted to do. I wish her all the best in her future endeavours", he said in a release. "There was such an up-and-down momentum going there", Shypitka said, referencing the uncertainty from the election results to the NDP/Green agreement and the non-confidence vote.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:22

But if he does not win, it's ok. "Really, there's no need for violence", said Tom Mboya, 43, who works in construction. Over 309,000 registered voters in Embu County started streaming into polling stations as early as 4 am ready to cast their votes.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:36

The driver fired at Michael, who was able to return fire, then the suspect drove away, crashed and fled on foot, Lowe said . Left, 39-year-old suspect Ian McCarthy . As he approached McCarthy's Dodge Nitro, police say the driver got out of the vehicle and started shooting. McCarthy now faces charges for first-degree murder and felony armed criminal action in Henry County, where the city of Clinton is located.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:30

Special counsel Robert Mueller has requested the White House turn over documents concerning former national security adviser Michael Flynn, whose ties to both Russian Federation and Turkey have come under intense scrutiny since being ousted from the Trump administration.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:07

The tower reopened on Sunday morning as usual at 09:00 am (0700 GMT). The man, a Frenchman born in 1998 in Mauritania living in the Val-d'Oise (northern suburbs of Paris), was "very quickly mastered and arrested" without causing any injuries, the report said.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:05

After Kusal Mendis' delightful hundred on Day 3, it was Dimuth Karunaratne's turn to ensure that Sri Lanka's resolute batting remained the centre of attraction of this match, who did so with a magnificent sixth Test century. A repeat of a slide appeared imminent when next over, skipper Dinesh Chandimal endured his second failure of the match and offered a catch to Rahane off Jadeja.

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:14

Pacific Time, the U.S. Marshal's Office said. The two men are expected to first appear before a judge in California before their likely extradition to Chicago . Guglielmi said in an email Thursday that the men are at-large but "we have an idea of their whereabouts". The university said that Mr Warren had not been on annual leave and his absence was unauthorised.

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:10

McMaster's firing of Ezra Cohen-Watnick on Wednesday is linked to the arrival of John Kelly, the former secretary of homeland security who took over as chief of staff on Monday. "At the time , I and other reporters were led to believe that this was the decision of rogue anti-Israel officers at the USA consulate in Jerusalem ".

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:05

In a letter sent to the victim upon her release, Black Death told her that a "mistake" had been made in capturing her. The 20-year-old woman was attacked on July 11 by two men as she attended an arranged photo shoot. According to court documents, the woman was drugged by her abductor and held in a small town in the north-western Piedmont region of Italy . He was jailed for investigation of suspected kidnapping for extortion purposes.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:29

Michelle and Barack Obama at the White House. Chelsea Roden and her wife, Lisa, sent then-President Obama a handwritten invitation to their wedding in 2016. According to Martha's Vineyard Times , Barack , Michelle , Malia and Sasha are heading to Chilmark, Massachusetts to vacation and celebrate his birthday .