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by | January 05, 2018 | 16:50

The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed that two "military personnel" died in a mortar attack on its Khmeimim airbase in Syria's Latakia Province on December 31. "As a result of the shelling, two servicemen were killed", the defence ministry said in a statement to Russian agencies. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the Mi-24 helicopter was en route to the city of Hama when crashed on Sunday.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:40

Alternatively, the learners were allowed to modularise their examinations. Department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga says: "There should be something that should come out as a result of the effort that we put in to support the provinces". "This represents a total of 401,435 candidates who had passed the 2017 NSC examinations". This translates to nearly 45 Bachelor passes per 100 produced anywhere else in the country, she said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:38

Sanjay Dutt's upcoming biopic has been the talk of the town since the time it was announced. Apart from Manisha, the film stars Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay, Dia Mirza as Sanjay Dutt's wife Manyatta, Paresh Rawal as Sunil Dutt, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Vicky Kaushal.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:36

According to the reports, nine people have rescued from the building at the time of the fire. Following the incident, several fighter tenders were rushed to the spot to contain the fire and prevent it from spreading. The blaze was brought under control three hours later around 5 am, police said. The fire vehicles that would have otherwise reached the site of the Bori Colony blaze in barely five minutes took 25 minutes to do so.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:33

After the cancellation of the event, the venue has erupted mass disruption. A detained student leader dubbed the police action as "dictatorship" and said they will take their fight to Parliament. The Mumbai Police had earlier received several complaints against Mevani and Khalid for making "provocative" speeches at an event here on December 31.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:35

The actions of Motel 6 were not only disturbing and repugnant - they were also unlawful. Ferguson says the company's actions violated the state's consumer protection law. The consequences for some guests were significant. The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled in the past that hotel guest registry information is private information, and that use by law enforcement organizations like ICE would violate the right to privacy enshrined in the state's constitution.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:24

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma recently tied the knot in Italy. The two went for a honeymoon in snowy Finland and returned to India for their two receptions, first in Delhi on December 21 then another in Mumbai on December 26. Well, now that Virat's back playing on the ground, it is indeed interesting to see her cheering for him from the stands. India have never won a cricket series in South Africa, but Shastri is confident that the Men in Blue are capable of winning this time.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:20

The state Haj House in Lucknow which is used as a transit place by Muslims on their way to pilgrimage in Mecca has been painted saffron by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. Earlier in September, the state government painted the secretariat annexe building (Shastri Bhawan) in shades of saffron and also launched a rural bus service with a saffron-coloured fleet.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:15

Mormon President Thomas Monson, who headed one of the world's fastest growing and most affluent religions, has died at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah , the church said on Wednesday. Asked about his thoughts and feelings pertaining to the moment he realized he was going to be the next President of the Church - the one who holds all the priesthood keys - President Monson said, "I've always followed the philosophy, 'Serve where you're called, not where you've been or where you might be".

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:15

Lalu Prasad Yadav had been accused of corruption in the Fodder scam . Lalu and other convicts were taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the verdict. During the course of proceedings in the packed court room, the judge told Prasad that he had read the latter's record and had vigilance remained tight, such a thing (fodder scam) would not have happened.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:05

The crash killed three people, injured dozens other , and sent rail cars crashing onto Interstate 5 on the morning of December 18 2017. The lawyer in that case said at least nine other people injured in the crash also plan to sue . The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the crash Thursday. If a train does not slow for an upcoming speed restriction, PTC will alert the engineer to slow the train.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:00

The agency named the alleged ringleader as Mahmud Makharmeh, 29, a computer engineering student and said his accomplices were Nur Makharmeh, 22, and Diaa Sarakhneh, 22. For his work, Muhammad Mahamara received $8,000 from the Iranians. Indictments were filed against all four in recent days. Maharma was arrested and indicted on charges of contact with a foreign agent, receiving funds from an enemy entity and conspiring to form an illegal organization.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:56

Oil output rose for the 10th time in 11 weeks, and inventories of gasoline and distillates such as heating fuel also gained. While the group and its allies including Russian Federation are succeeding in draining bloated stockpiles, there are challenges ahead.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:39

As the interview wrapped up, he added, "We gotta start charging some of these politicians with crimes". He has repeatedly invoked the tragic death of Kate Steinle, a thirty-two-year-old American citizen who, in 2015, was killed in San Francisco-a sanctuary city-by a stray bullet fired by an undocumented immigrant.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:24

The wind chill Friday night in Providence is expected to reach -18 with gusts up to 40 miles per hour. Blizzard warnings remain in effect for much of coastal New England on Thursday as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds prepares to blast the region.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:25

He added that the expectation is for his boys to dominate overseas for "less than a couple years" before returning to L.A.to reunite with their older brother Lonzo. "They probably don't expect this, but it will not be easy for them to play in Lithuanian league", said Adomas Kubilius, the director of Prienai-Birštonas "Vytautas" team.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:17

Golfweek had reported last month that Woods was hoping to play the Genesis Open, which his foundation hosts, and Woods is an eight-time victor at Torrey Pines - seven times in the Farmers and once at the 2008 U.S. "I'm very excited to be back at Riviera", he said in a statement. Woods has not played all four majors since 2015 - he missed the cut in three of them - because of his back injuries.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:18

Almost 40 domestic and 26 global flights were among those delayed. Over 500 flights were also delayed and more than 20 cancelled as dense fog severely hampered visibility at the Indira Gandhi International airport here. 21 trains were cancelled and 64 trains were running late due to fog. General visibility was around 50 m at the airport, according to the IMD. The maximum was likely to hover around 21 degrees.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:00

But for the quotes attributed to Bannon, Spicer said the former Trump adviser was out of line. "That is what, as a PR person, troubles me". I would say that's first and foremost. Alice Stewart, Ted Cruz's former presidential campaign communications director, believes Spicer intentionally misled the public during his tenure as press secretary.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:58

The young children explained how cold they were - the answer was very. Photos like this one show children bundled in winter parkas seated on a classroom floor; a high school classroom and a gymnasium left badly damaged after they were flooded by burst pipes; and a thermometer measuring one classroom's temperature at 42 degrees (5 C).

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:43

Maliki said that "this hostile action by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias proves the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the Houthis.in clear and explicit violation of United Nations resolutions 2216 and 2231". Saudi Arabia and its allies, who support the Yemeni government in its fight against the Huthis, have long accused Iran of backing the rebels. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley showed off missile parts to cameras at a military base near Washington, saying the projectile ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:24

The storm has moved out of the central part of the state, but is still lashing coastal counties with snow and high winds early Thursday. In South Carolina, some areas had seen five to six inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon, requiring more than 13,000 tons of salt, Gov.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:13

Two days after expressing an interest in dialogue, North Korea said Wednesday that it will reconnect the communication hotline at Panmunjom . Moon said in December that he had asked the US military to postpone the joint military exercises until after the Olympics, adding that a delay was contingent on North Korea not conducting any more missile or nuclear tests.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:15

He is considered one of China's most powerful leaders in history, with "Xi Jinping Thought" written into the Communist Party's constitution a year ago alongside that of Mao Zedong. Xinhua called Xi's address to the troops "the first time for the commission to hold a mobilisation meeting for the whole armed forces". The address from the president shows that he is the leader of all military affairs in China, Xu said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:50

Davison Community Schools, Lapeer Community Schools, Flint Community Schools, Owosso Public Schools, Bay City Public Schools, and Swartz Creek Community Schools are among the districts that will keep their doors closed on Friday. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are canceled as well.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:45

She walked west through some woods and tried to cross over the railroad tracks south of the intersection of US 17/92 and Bates Road, deputies said. The Amtrak train's conductor told Polk County Sheriff's Office that he immediately slammed on the breaks and blew the horn repeatedly to try and warn White.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:15

The cause of the accident is not yet known, but local authorities are investigating. Some train coaches caught fire shortly after the crash. "The Committee would like to plead vigilance especially among drivers of motor vehicles as we are approaching the end of the festive season", Magadzi said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:28

President Obama and other predecessors occasionally have done so - as Obama did when he surprised reporters by revealing a copy of his Certificate of Live Birth after Trump had repeatedly questioned his USA citizenship. "I have a very good relationship, as you know, with Steve Bannon ", Trump said. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a 1.5-trillion-dollar tax cut bill into law, as well as a spending bill to keep the federal government running through January 19, 2018.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:24

At the same time, the United States was failing to confront the leading state sponsor of terrorism - a mistake that endangered the safety and security of the American people and our allies. To this day, many Iranians blame the United States for abandoning them in their hour of need. At least 21 people have been killed and 450 people arrested.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:18

In addition, Jerry Brown has received over $9.8 million from oil companies, gas companies and utilities since he ran for his third term as governor, according to Consumer Watchdog. "It's certainly not small or coastal businesses whose livelihoods are dependent on healthy oceans", Knapp said. "In fact, in the central Gulf of Mexico planning area, 36 percent of leases are in military planning areas".

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:14

The Guard, which was relying on the FlightAware website, lost track of the plane when it stopped transmitting a signal, Coast Guard Petty Officer Travis McGee said. The plane departed from Wiley Post Airport near Oklahoma City earlier Wednesday and was anticipated to land in Georgetown, Texas, according to KFOR .

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:17

Moore sexually abused her in 1979 when she was a 14-year-old high school freshman and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Corfman requested a declaratory judgement of defamation, a public apology from Moore, and a court-enforced ban that would prevent him or the campaign from attacking her in the future.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:14

CBS News reports residents in the Miami area of Florida are finding iguanas on the ground following colder temperatures creeping into the region. As New Englanders bundle up and hunker down to ride out the " bomb cyclone " that is now hammering the eastern United States with freezing temperatures, heavy winds and snow, they can take comfort in one thing: at least it's not raining iguanas.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:10

It suggests that journalists really are out to get the president - after all, in Fire and Fury , Wolff suggests that journalists will print anything, so long as it casts Trump in a bad light. Trump appears to have been most upset by the betrayal of Bannon - the man who engineered the NY real estate mogul's link to the nationalist far right and helped create a pro-Trump media ecosystem.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:46

UIDAI , the body that runs Aadhaar, denied that the breach allowed access to millions of Aadhaar cardholders' details+, saying the search facility is available for the goal of grievance redressal and only to designated personnel and state government officials.