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by | January 09, 2018 | 07:29

A lower court dismissed the challenge to the MS law ruling that plaintiffs did not have the legal right or "standing" to bring the case because they have yet to be subject to a denial of service. In fact, in MS, women can now be fired for wearing trousers, or having premarital sex, under the sweeping new "religious freedom" law created to allow discrimination against LGBT people.

by | January 09, 2018 | 06:08

Australia is now the 25 country globally to recognise same-sex unions. A number of couples got married at midnight, including Commonwealth Games sprinter Craig Burns and his partner, fellow athelete Luke Sullivan. The couple met in 2015 with Craig popping the question at Byron Bay in March - before they even knew if they'd be able to legally marry. While a handful of special-case ceremonies have already taken place, most couples have had to see out the statutory one month waiting period ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 04:05

Trump and Kim traded bellicose warlike rhetoric and even crude insults past year, as the North conducted it sixth and most powerful nuclear detonation and three tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles. Moon's government wants to resume temporary reunions of families separated by war and work out measures to reduce threats in frontline areas. "Instead of this, relations between the North and South must be improved".

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:49

France's defending champion Stephane Peterhansel took the lead on the third day of the Dakar Rally in southern Peru as he aims to win the off-road race for a record 14th time. However, he recovered in the second half and ultimately finished as first motorcyclist in the stage, nearly three minutes before his main rival, French rider Adrien Van Beveren from the Yamaha team and six minutes ahead of the Dakar Rally 2017 champion, Briton Sam Sunderland.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:51

From left, Ammon Bundy, Ryan Payne, Jeanette Finicum, widow of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, Ryan Bundy, Angela Bundy, wife of Ryan Bundy and Jamie Bundy, daughter of Ryan Bundy, walk out of a federal courthouse Wednesday, Dec. It comes after prosecutors failed to gain full convictions in two trials against six other defendants who acknowledged carrying assault-style weapons during the April 2014 confrontation outside Bunkerville, 80 miles (129 kilometers) northeast of Las Vegas.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:47

A firefighter on a ladder truck shoots water onto the building. "The building is now under renovation and no one was believed to have been in the building at the time of the fire". "The extent of the damage at the Fry Building means we will never be able to identify exactly where the fire started but we are satisfied it started accidentally as a result of the works taking place that day".

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:34

Mark Steele-Knudslien, 47, went to the police station in neighboring Adams around 9 p.m. Friday and told police that he killed his wife in their home, a police official said. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on a charge of murder in Northern Berkshire District Court, the release stated. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:33

The issue of Trump's personal TV consumption has come up before. In response to the report, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, 'The time in the morning is a mix of residence time and Oval Office time but he always has calls with staff, Hill members, cabinet members and foreign leaders during this time.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:21

Disheartened by this, the opposition party, DMK, staged a walk-out. DMK allies - Congress and Indian Union Muslim League - followed the suit. Stalin said the party was walking out as the "Governor is addressing the assembly where the government does not have the majority".

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:10

POMPEO: I've only been there a little while. If they fix this problem, we're happy to continue to engage with them and be their partner. USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election to try to help President Donald Trump win, in part by hacking and releasing emails embarrassing to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and spreading social media propaganda, according to Reuters .

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:09

The New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Monday sent a letter to the Department of Corrections asking why two prisons had banned " The New Jim Crow " by Michelle Alexander, which details how the US justice system disproportionally affects African American men.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:08

The news came in even as the Enforcement Directorate in Delhi told a court that a director of two Dubai-based firms had been "non-cooperative" and evading probe in a money laundering case connected with the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:02

McDaniels reportedly interviewed with the Colts, Giants and Bears, while Patricia interviewed with the Lions, Giants and Cardinals. "That was a process that took place through the course of a couple days there in the weekend or a day in the weekend", Patricia said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:55

The cause of death has not been confirmed. Cleaners made the gruesome discovery in a drawer inside a bathroom of an Etihad plane on Saturday night after it landed at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, Agence France-Presse reported .

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:41

The Cabinet "big four" of Chancellor Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Brexit Secretary David Davis all stayed in place. And there was controversy over Caulfield's new position, due to her opposition to a parliamentary bid to end the criminalisation of women who terminate their own pregnancies.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:27

Aish will be a fan of Lata Mangeshkar. Aishwarya Rai is now playing two important roles, one in the musical comedy Fanne Khan , co-starring Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao and other as a woman suffering from dissociative identity disorder in a remake of the 1967 film Raat Aur Din .

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:24

It amounts to an additional $33 billion in spending for security along the southern US border. "But I am anxious about the cost", said Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. Pelosi , Durbin and Schumer may be willing to throw the baby out with the bath water, but at least one Democrat acknowledges that his party will need to accept trade-offs that are supported by most Americans.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:20

That move, authorized by PA leader Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), was meant to pressure the Hamas leadership to loosen its control of the coastal strip. These have intensified since the supposed reconciliation deal put together in Cairo, in part because the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah has refused to lift the sanctions that it has imposed on Gaza for more than 8 months.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:12

It is Macron's first visit to China since May 2017, when he became France's president. "By definition, these roads can only be shared". On climate change, Macron said he would talk to Xi about "relaunching the climate battle" by preparing an increase in their engagements to combat global warming at the COP 24 talks in Poland later this year.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:09

Swaraj said in whichever country PM Modi goes, he makes strong individual friendship in addition to establishing good relations between two countries. She noted that a deeper economic integration with the "dynamic" ASEAN region, is an important aspect of India's Act East Policy. The External Affairs Minister said it will be an honour and prestige for India to host all 10 ASEAN leaders as the guest of honours for the Republic Day.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:11

And that is partly true because Trump has hours of unstructured free time during the day, when he should, rightfully, be working, to stoke public anger by taking to Twitter to drop rhetorical neutron bombs. In the nascent stages of his presidency, Trump's days would begin earlier and end later, but he reportedly didn't like that schedule and pushed to start later and end earlier.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:09

The Sacramento Bee reports the Yolo County Coroner's office will release the identities of the victims. That means there will be no official identification of the people who died until Monday at the earliest. Evidence of the wreck which took six people's lives can still be seen along Interstate 5 near Road 17 in Yolo County. The driver of the Chevrolet, an unidentified woman, died in the crash.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:10

Last year, during an exceptionally wet winter, landslides caused problems along the California coast, particularly in Big Sur, where a massive landslide closed down the iconic Highway 1 and stranded coastal communities. The blazes levelled entire neighbourhoods, killing 44 people and destroying more than 8,900 homes and other buildings. The Thomas Fire in Santa Barbara County, which was sparked December 4, has burned more than 440 square miles and is the largest wildfire in state history.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:08

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will make his return from injury at the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament to prepare for the Australian Open, which begins on January 15. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia plan to compete in the tournament, along with David Goffin of Belgium, Dominic Thiem of Austria, Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and Andrea Petkovic of Germany, among others.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:04

President Trump's legal team has had specific discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team about the legal standard for interviewing a president and the form such an interview could take. Goldstone wrote that the damaging information on Clinton was "part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr. Trump". Ivanka's husband and senior advisor to the President, Jared Kushner, was at that very meeting.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:50

Several neighbourhoods in the Sudanese capital including Al-Sahafa, Al-Kalakla, Al-Giraif and Burri on Friday witnessed limited demonstrations where the protesters burned vehicle tires to block some streets. Hundreds of Sudanese students from the University of Khartoum threw stones at anti-riot police Monday on a third day of protests against soaring bread prices , an AFP correspondent reported.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:46

Air balloon companies received a notification from the Luxor International Airport, at dawn Sunday, allowing the resumption of trips which had been suspended due to bad weather, said Hesham al-Desouky, director of a company working in the field of air balloons.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:36

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Monday gave a higher death toll, saying 34 people were killed, including 18 civilians. The Syrian regime, led by President Bashar al-Assad, has resumed airstrikes on rebel-held areas, such as Idlib province, where medical organizations say several hospitals and medical facilities have been hit over the past two weeks.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:39

An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing, majority Iranians, authorities said, Al Jazeera reports. The cause of the collision is not clear. But the size of the oil slick from the Sanchi - and the scale of the environmental toll - may be smaller.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:32

Participants in an global "no pants" stunt board a subway in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, January 7, 2018. The Facebook page says that Transit Police is aware of the stunt, but asks participants to abide by their direction if they're asked to put their trousers back on.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:25

In each set Svitolina made two breaks and held on to his service never made a problem situation. 3 seed proved too big a challenge for Sasnovich of Belarus, who had claimed some major scalps through the tournament despite being ranked 88th in the world.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:25

Gall's singing career was launched in the early 1960s. In 1965 she won the Gran Prix at the Eurovision Song Contest with a song called "Poupée de cire, poupée de son" by Serge Gainsbourg . Salama, her agent, said details about her funeral are still being worked out. Despite her success, Gall's life was marked by tragedy. She had previously been diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993, one year after her husband and fellow singer Michel Berger died from a heart attack.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:14

Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported that during a visit to Bushehr city late last month, Ahmadinejad had said that Iran suffered from "mismanagement" and that current President Hassan Rouhani and his government "believe that they own the land and that the people are an ignorant society".

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:08

On Saturday, another U.S. military helicopter made an emergency landing on a beach in Okinawa but no one was injured. Later in the morning the disabled chopper was taken back to its base for further inspections, local officials said. military officials on Sunday morning. The association urged the military to change its flight path. The US has about 50,000 military personnel stationed across Japan, with half of those based on Okinawa.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:10

Now we must deepen this work. "That fatalities have fallen for a fourth straight year in NY - at a time when traffic deaths are on the rise across the nation - is a testament to the city's commitment to Vision Zero", said Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives, a nonprofit.