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by | December 15, 2017 | 17:00

State prosecutors had urged the court to sentence Ulyukayev to 10 years behind bars and a maximum $8.5 million fine. Sechin told investigators that Ulyukayev had demanded the bribe in return for backing a controversial deal in which Rosneft acquired a stake in Bashneft, another state-run oil group.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:51

RCMP say there are multiple injuries, some serious enough to require air ambulance services. At about 6:15 p.m., RCMP responded to reports of an aircraft that had gone down near the Fond du Lac airport. Emergency first responders helped the 22 passengers and three crew members. Darryl McDonald said his 70-year-old mother, Ernestine, suffered a broken jaw and facial injuries when the plane went down.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:27

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told the court that the government was willing to extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar with all services to 31 March, with the exception of mobile phones and new bank accounts. Since last few weeks, we all had witnessed the aggressiveness with which banks have been "asking" (or rather ordering?) their customers to link their bank accounts with Aadhaar before December 31st.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:11

The Thomas Fire is among California's worst wildfires, and the impact on Ventura County's residents has been overwhelming. Pimlott says the firefighter was a Cal Fire engineer from a San Diego unit. Some evacuations were lifted and the risk to the agricultural city of Fillmore was diminishing. Smoke from the Thomas Fire towers over homes today in Ventura County.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:38

Bush, who called for the building of a moon base and establishing a long-term human presence there. But the directive only slightly tweaked the Obama administration's 2010 space overhaul. Gidley offered a similar statement, that Trump will "change our nation's human spaceflight policy to help America become the driving force for the space industry, gain new knowledge from the cosmos, and spur incredible technology".

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:02

And doubts about Trump's broader confidence in Tillerson have persisted since White House officials revealed a plan last month to replace Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. In public, Trump has been less sanguine about the possibilities of diplomacy with Kim Jong-un's authoritarian government, which faces growing global isolation and sanctions as it pursues nuclear weapons in defiance of multiple UN Security Council resolutions.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:30

The opposition PTI and the ruling PML-N have been keenly waiting for the judgment for weeks because it has attained huge significance in the backdrop of the disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case. The bench disqualified Jehangir Tareen from membership of the national assembly under Article 62 (1)(f) of the Constitution for being dishonest. The petitioner's counsel, on the other hand, contended that the respondent changed his stance on more than 18 ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:43

Paris - The heads of several of the world's space agencies have proposed the creation of a climate observatory to pool acquired data and share it with scientists around the globe, according to a declaration adopted on Monday in Paris. Former U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said it is an "embarrassment" that the U.S withdrew from the Paris Agreement, adding the decision was made by President Donald Trump and not by Americans .

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:40

Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres or MSF) says its survey of refugee camps in Bangladesh put the death toll at around 9,000 between 25 August and 24 September. Global aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:23

The French interior ministry says the tragedy Thursday afternoon left four children dead and critically injured seven other people on the bus that was transporting children aged 11-15 home from the Christian Bourquin school in the village of Millas .

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:59

Speaking at a press conference at the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington DC, Ms Haley presented the remnants of a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militants from Yemen into Saudi Arabia that came close to hitting Riyadh's airport last month.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:48

Sonia Gandhi , who became Congress president in 1998, steered the 132-year-old party for 19 years. Significantly, it is nearly two decades later, when the Congress party will have its new party president. In 2015, for example, he took almost two months of leave, prompting Modi's party to accuse him of "holidaying" while parliament was in session. The Election Commission on Thursday said no FIR has been lodged against Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi for prima facie violating ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 11:24

CHIP improves children's health, helps them stay in school, reduces the spread of disease and boosts kids' earning potential. Because of this, he said, New Mexico can not disenroll children, an option he acknowledged New Mexico likely wouldn't consider even if it were possible.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:49

Watch this video of a 16-year-old boy from Opelousas find out he's been accepted into Harvard . Little spoke to Boston radio station WBUR Wednesday and explained who were each of the people celebrating in the video. "It still haven't been calm since my brother's acceptance Friday, but my brother and I realized that we have done the impossible", he said. It wasn't just Ayrton's accomplishment or my accomplishment.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:35

Experts determined that bones found in a shed in Missoula in September belonged to three children, estimated ages 2-4, 5-8, and 6-10 the time of their deaths. The Montana remains were sent to the University of North Texas for DNA testing, police said. At the time the boys went missing they were in the care of their father, John Skelton.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:18

The ABP-CSDS survey poll predicts that the BJP will get 117 seats and the Congress 64, numbers that are nearly identical to that of 2012 Assembly Election . It is interesting that the variance in the poll predictions of different exit polls is so wide that it could be the BJP's worst performance in over two decades or its worst.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:07

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova noted that tensions escalated late last month when North Korea tested a ballistic missile and the United States responded with increased military activity in the region. This is not the first time that the White House and Tillerson have been at odds. The report must include a plan for fostering cooperation among other countries with similar security interests, and it must set conditions for penalizing nations, entities and people who violate ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:56

While Hamas is not interested in a direct confrontation with Israel, the terrorist group can not stand idle while the Palestinian masses are enraged over Trump's declaration. Know at least two Palestinians dead. The leader of the Palestinian Autonomy, Mahmoud Abbas, called on all countries of the world to abjure their recognition of Israel as an independent state and recognise Palestine within its 1967 borders instead.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:24

Nothing short of an apology will satisfy us", Congress leader Anand Sharma had said. Ahead of dates being announced for the session, the government faced criticism for postponing the session to after the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh .

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:23

Albert Maruna, 22, was arrested Tuesday after traveling to Austintown, where he planned to meet the teen but instead met the cop, WOIO reported . A 22-year-old student from Youngstown State University was arrested this week for allegedly attempting to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:16

You can think you win territory militarily but you have to win the peace. "I did not see the (Syrian) government really looking to find a way to have a dialogue and negotiate during this round", de Mistura said. special envoy to tell the entire world about the side that is undermining the political process and to sabotage the Geneva process", he told reporters Thursday evening.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:17

Lights, candles and holiday trinkets should be thought of as fire hazards, especially when they're near something as flammable as a tree. The National Christmas Tree Association data shows that consumers spent 30 percent more on Christmas trees in 2016 than the previous year.

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:34

The murdered student was found dead in a pool of blood in her home in Perumbavoor town on April 28, 2016, with almost 30 stab wounds and bite marks on her severely disfigured corpse. The verdict comes after 19 months. Ameerul was drunk and barged into Jisha's house and tried to sexually assault her. The Special Investigation Team probing the case had used DNA technology and verification of call record details to prove Islam's involvement in the crime.

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:33

According to the crash report, the semi-truck was driving behind the bus and didn't stop in time. Florida Hospital has released 20 patients after being treated for injuries following a semi versus school bus crash. He said at least two other students and the bus driver were hospitalized with less-serious injuries. Semi-trailer truck driver Stanley Lockwood, 45, of Orlando, was cited for careless driving, according to State troopers.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:51

They also say a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident that took place in the city's west end. Police say she was fleeing the scene when she was apprehended. Building resident Joan Sloss, 70, said she saw paramedics while she was getting her mail in the morning, but initially did not think anything of it.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:40

Italy has announced a state of emergency yesterday because of stopping supplies , although it stressed that it is not threatened by an immediate energy crisis as there are enough gas reserves. "We might well see some competition between Europe and Asia to attract LNG (liquid natural gas , delivered by ship) this winter". Austria's gas regulator E-Control has reportedly said the blast has derailed gas supplies to Italy , Hungary and Slovenia.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:31

Condemning the death of Paresh Mesta in Honnavar, the activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal staged a protest at General Thimmaiah Circle on Wednesday and urged the government to hand over the case to National Investigation Agency (NIA).

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:29

The final hearing on the petitions challenging the Aadhaar scheme itself would commence from 17 January next year. The Centre had fixed the deadline to link Aadhaar with bank accounts to December 31, this year. According to the December 12 notification, the words "submit the Aadhaar number and PAN by December 31, 2017" have been substituted by "submit the Aadhaar number, PAN or Form No 60 by such date as may be notified by the Central government".

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:27

He stressed the diplomatic engagement will allow for a peaceful resolution of the North Korean crisis. It may not have made global football headlines but arguably the world's biggest grudge match took place on Tuesday when hostile political neighbours South and North Korea played each other in the East Asian championship.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:14

Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) took Golding into custody on Thursday in connection with a Britain First rally this summer. As part of those conditions she is banned from being within 500 metres of a public demonstration or rally. Fransen had been due to get a mid-afternoon flight back to London following her court appearance.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:10

The blast detonated around 7:20 a.m.in an underground walkway connecting two subway lines beneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal, near Times Square, which accommodates 220,000 passenger trips a day. Miller cited the attacks of September 11, 2001, that killed more than 2,750 people in NY and almost 3,000 people total; and the World Trade Center bombing of February 26, 1993, which killed six people.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:56

This grassroots crusade is a response to the federal shortening of the enrollment period by several weeks, the reduction of enrollment hours, plans to close the enrollment website every Sunday through the enrollment period and cutting the marketing budget by 90 percent.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:51

In the immediate term, he said, the OIC should consider a number of options. He will stress upon the OIC for a united stance on the issue of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and call upon the US Administration to review its decision. He asked the participants that if UN Security Council is unable to act, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) should call for UN General Assembly emergency session.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:46

Palestinians carry the body of one of two Islamic Jihad militants, during a funral procession following an Israeli strike in Beit Lahia, Northern Gaza Strip, 12 December 2017.Wissam Nassar. Not 'just a little rocket fire.' Complete quiet. Also, the occupying Zionist regime forces stationed at Nahal Oz military base, along the border with Gaza , opened live fire at Palestinian protesters who approached the border fence, injuring four of them, including two seriously.