by | December 27, 2017 | 05:33

With a wingspan of 38.8 metres (127 feet) and powered by four turboprop engines, the aircraft is capable of carrying 50 people and can stay airborne for 12 hours. The state media said the aircraft was the "protector spirit of the sea, islands and reefs". The 37-meter (121-feet) long AG600 aircraft plane, codenamed "Kunlong", took off from the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai and flew for nearly an hour on its maiden voyage.

by | December 27, 2017 | 05:22

Based on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method, West Indies were set a target of 166 runs from 23 overs to win and avoid the whitewash. Skipper Jason Holder and Rovman Powell put on 48 for the sixth wicket, before the guile of Mitchell Santner (3-15) tempted Powell into an ill-advised slog which was well taken by Lockie Ferguson at third man.

by | December 27, 2017 | 05:11

Nick but mistakenly directed them to the hotline for the military nerve centre. "POTUS and I had fun helping children track Santa tonight", the first lady tweeted. 24, 2017. "That's great. That's better than asking for some toy or something, that's much better, right?" the president asked another boy named Brian.

by | December 27, 2017 | 04:07

On the heels of Star Wars: The Last Jedi's release, Marvel Studios has released a new TV spot that takes its cue from the first teaser, utilizing the same memorable track to help propel the spot forward. We then see the king come face to face with Killmonger after the latter is captured, which appears to all be part of the villain's plan. "Thankfully they get to see Ragnarok starting now".

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:42

In a statement, Netanyahu praised Morales' decision and said that he was waiting in Jerusalem. "Until the turn given by the White House, there seemed to be a broad consensus in the global community to make the final status of Jerusalem conditional on the achievement of a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians", explained the newspaper El País .

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:07

Troy cops say they are investigating a homicide scene, and a state police official said four bodies were found. DeWolf also told News 10 ABC reporter Lauren Linder that he doesn't believe the deaths were a result of a random act . "The deaths appear suspicious", Troy Police Capt. Daniel DeWolf said, according to theTimes Union. "It's awful, terrible, sad", he added. Troy is located across the Hudson River from Albany, the state capital of NY state.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:00

As far as the searchable archive is concerned, the Library of Congress has said that the archive will remain unavailable until it's able to resolve access issues. Shapiro, associate librarian and lecturer at the Yale Law School, told The New York Times in 2010. With this change, the library is acknowledging that, no, it doesn't want all the tweets.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:27

Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Maulana Karenga, a professor of Africana studies at California State University in Long Beach and a prominent member of the black power movement who co-founded the black nationalist group US Organization. Celebrations for Kwanzaa often include song and dance, African drums, storytelling and reading poetry, and a large traditional meal. Those celebrating Kwanzaa use a kinara, a Kwanzaa candle holder.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:21

Geddes Federal Savings and Loan Association says its helping already-existing mortgage holders who want to pre-pay 2018 county and town property taxes from their escrow accounts. Residents can also postmark tax payments on December 29 or 30 if they are seeking some pre-payment benefit. "For those local government and school districts able to issue their warrants before the end of the year, we encourage them to do so", said New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica.

by | December 27, 2017 | 01:57

Ri and Kim accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during the launch of the Hwasong-14 on July 4th and 28th, as well as September's launch of the Hwasong-12, which flew over Japan. A ban on exports of North Korean goods, such as machinery and electrical equipment. A road map formulated by Moscow and Beijing, which would involve North Korea stopping work on its missile programme in exchange for the United States and South Korea halting large-scale war games, was a way to gradually reduce ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 01:57

The group laid flowers, candles and a framed photograph of Damond, who was 40, on a sidewalk outside a Minneapolis police station precinct. Police spokesman John Elder told Minnesota Public Radio News the memorial was cleared away when the department learned it was displayed outside its headquarters.

by | December 27, 2017 | 01:52

Security Council sanctions passed in September . President Donald Trump departs the White House en route to Florida on December 22, 2017. The resolution envisages other restrictions that concern exports of industrial equipment, heavy machinery and transport vehicles to North Korea and imports of North Korean commodities.

by | December 27, 2017 | 01:37

Simonds is expected to file legal paperwork in Newport News Circuit Court Wednesday asking the three-judge recount panel in the 94th House District to reconsider its "erroneous" decision to count one additional ballot for Republican Del. The ballot itself could be read in a number of ways, the lawyers said, due to an "x" through Republican candidate Ed Gillespie's bubble in the race for governor and a small line emerging from the bubble next to Simonds' name in the 94th District.

by | December 27, 2017 | 01:12

But the editorial board wrote in Hatch's case, he earned the title based on "his utter lack of integrity that rises from his unquenchable thirst for power". Five years later, Hatch sat on the Senate Judiciary Committee that held hearings on Clarence Thomas's nomination to the Supreme Court. "That's not only not fair to all of those who were passed over".

by | December 26, 2017 | 22:52

Pattedar, 64, a local Dalit leader who is with the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party of Asaduddin Owaisi , told TOI on Tuesday that Hegde's statements had pained Dalits, Muslims and other backward classes. "Seculars don't have any parentage", Hegde said earlier in his address. "If someone says I'm a Muslim, Christian, Lingayat, Brahmin or a Hindu, I feel happy because they know their roots".

by | December 26, 2017 | 22:49

Still, they have a lot in common. The two men were born and raised in Hawaii . There's also a certain card game. "It was so amusing because when we played for Punahou, we were both first string and we're brothers, playing side by side", Macfarlane told KITV.

by | December 26, 2017 | 22:44

India's Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh, who accompanied the visitors, was not allowed to speak or listen to the conversation of meeting and he knew it, Faisal added. Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif , during his earlier appearance on Geo News" programme "Naya Pakistan', had said that India was given consular access to the convicted Jadhav, describing it as a "concession".

by | December 26, 2017 | 22:29

Menzies-Urich's death comes just over a year after that of Charmian Carr - who played the eldest von Trapp daughter Liesl. 'She was an actress, a ballerina and loved living her life to the fullest. After his death, Menzies-Urich established the Robert Urich Foundation to raise funds for cancer research. "She had this unbelievable network of friends".

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:48

Following the vote on Friday, US President Donald Trump endorsed the stricter measures, saying on Twitter "The World wants Peace, not Death!". "The sides were united in the opinion that nuclear missile projects in North Korea violate the demands of the UN Security Council", the Russian foreign ministry said after the two men spoke by telephone.

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:29

Christmas tree recycling has officially started in Central Virginia, here's a list of area recycling locations. The trees are turned into free mulch. All trees collected will be chipped into mulch and placed at Highland Cemetery for public pick up. According to an exhaustive data dive by Reuters, an estimated 27.4 million Christmas trees were purchased in 2016 in the U.S., and the lion's share were provided by Christmas tree farms in just a handful of states.

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:05

The woman was discovered dead outside the apartment, the report said. During negotiations, he told them he had killed the 10-month-old girl and 11-year-old boy but later claimed they were still alive. The situation was said to have resolved around 11 p.m. EST. During the talks, the man indicated he had killed the children and threatened officers, he said.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:53

The dossier was a collection of unverified claims about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. In two of his weekend tweets, Trump referenced something he saw on Fox News . Trump's tweet might not really be any surprise though, seeing how he's been trashing the FBI, James Comey and Andrew McCabe quite a bit in recent weeks.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:49

The New Zealand musician said in a statement Sunday that "the right decision at this time" was to cancel her June 2018 concert in Tel Aviv, which was announced earlier this month. It concluded: "I hope one day we can all dance". Israel's Culture Minister also called on Lorde to reverse her decision. "Today, millions of people stand opposed to the Israeli government's policies of oppression, ethnic cleansing, human rights violations, occupation and apartheid", the letter said .

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:09

Kane was immediately congratulated by Shearer. First Shearer's record and now Messi's total is surpassed. Both teams were open defensively during the first few minutes of the game, and it came as no surprise when Kane nearly got on the scoresheet after just six minutes, with his close-range effort going wide of the near post.

by | December 26, 2017 | 15:25

The 33-year-old, from Hull, is accused of illegally carrying 290 tramadol tablets in her suitcase. The 33-year-old shop worker was detained at Hurghada global airport on suspicion of trafficking drugs on October 9. Her family told British newspapers she bought the tablets for her Egyptian partner living in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. It emerged her Egyptian "husband" has another wife and other girlfriends .

by | December 26, 2017 | 14:52

The photos of Virat and Anushka interacting with his elder sister Bhawna Kohli-Dhingara. The Delhi reception was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Virat Kohli's teammates, Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan. As the venue is Mumbai , you can expect all the Bollywood bigwigs at this grand function. Accordint to Deccan Chronicle report , the couple has chosen the lavish Astor Ballroom of the hotel which will welcome guests to a splendid venue which has crystal chandeliers and 23 ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 14:26

U.S. officials said at the time that the sanctions set a limit on oil exports to North Korea at 8.5 million barrels per year. "The global society should remain vigilant against the maneuvers of the gang of Trump to invade and control (North Korea) by igniting a nuclear war at any cost in the Korean peninsula and clearly see through the ulterior motive behind its repeated talk of dialogue, created to cover up its evil intention and mock the world", The Express quoted a North Korea Foreign ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 11:36

Then, it released a photograph of Jadhav's mother and wife, on its foreign office's Twitter handle captioning it very peculiarly, saying the two were "seated comfortably" in the foreign office. Pakistan claimed that they have "honoured the commitment" given by them. Soon after the meeting between Jadhav and his family members, Pakistan held a press conference on Monday where a video was shown that was apparently shot before Jadhav got to meet his kin.

by | December 26, 2017 | 11:29

A team of BJP central observers led by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley had, last week, held discussions with the 99 newly elected party legislators in Gujarat and declared that Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel were the unanimous choice for the role of chief minister and deputy chief minister respectively.

by | December 26, 2017 | 10:10

The three officials discussed ways to encourage economic and security cooperation. A spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying said at a news briefing last week that "As a common neighbor and friend of Afghanistan and Pakistan, China always supports Afghanistan and Pakistan in living in friendship and achieving common development".

by | December 26, 2017 | 05:39

Christmas day . Light snow is possible early in the day, turning to flurries in the afternoon. Unlike what we saw today, don't expect the snow to be as heavy. Arctic air remains in place next week, that means subzero wind chills each morning, extending into the New Year. On Sunday, there will be patchy, blowing snow before 11 a.m, and then sunny skies with a high near 19 and wind chill values as low as minus 20.

by | December 26, 2017 | 03:25

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited the Christ Church in Rawalpindi and participated in Christmas celebrations. Other churches in the city including Saint Luke's Church and All Saints' Church, oldest church of Jammu Kashmir in north Kashmir's Baramulla, Saint Joseph's Church and Saint Mary's Church in Gulmarg witnessed similar gatherings.

by | December 26, 2017 | 01:38

The churches of the city have been decorated and thousands of people visited the holy places to celebrate the Pagan holiday. Another Christianity follower said, "We celebrated the Jesus Christ birth with pomp and gaiety". Another devotee, Vijay, said, "Christmas is a festival of giving". The Tourism Department had made elaborate arrangements for making the festival grand lighting up lanterns and organizing cultural programmes.

by | December 25, 2017 | 23:52

Police were in a race against time to find the missing boy because his father allegedly made a number of threats against Eli. Police said Bandurovskiy took his son, Eli Bandurovskiy, from his mother during a visitation. He has been described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 150 pounds. The boy, Eli Bandurovskiy, was "located safe in Texas", according to a brief statement Sunday by the Missouri Highway Patrol.

by | December 25, 2017 | 23:52

But I got prepared. Sobchak criticized Navalny's call for boycotting the vote, saying Monday that the "election is the only way to change something, and boycotting them is inefficient and harmful". The commission's ruling comes just a day after Navalny applied to run for president, calling on supporters around the country to show their support for his bid.