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by | January 15, 2018 | 08:58

Zhang, ranked no.35 in the world, was unlucky not to be seeded in this year's Australian Open and suffered the consequences, having to play Stephens in the first round. She then had to hold off an immediate fightback from the veteran American, saving 5 break points in an attritional game before a passing rain shower caused a 20-minute delay as the roof on Rod Laver Arena was closed.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:42

Flood warnings were in effect for the Hoosic, Mettawee and Sacandaga rivers. On Saturday, Route 7 was closed in both directions due to the Housatonic River overflowing. Representative Brian Ohler has tweeted saying an massive ice jam has caused Housatonic River from flowing in its traditional course. The area was expecting colder weather and several inches of snow.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:17

The three points reinstates Barcelona's nine-point gap over second-place Atletico Madrid , while their Spanish capital neighbours, Real Madrid , fall 19 points behind, and can safely class themselves as out of the La Liga title race for this year.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:11

The decision was to be announced in a statement issued by the White House a day after Trump engaged in lengthy discussions with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, national security adviser HR McMaster and others about the deal. The Iranian president further hailed the deal as "a long-lasting victory for Iran". "This is the last chance". French President Emmanuel Macron told United States counterpart Donald Trump today that it is important for all signatories to respect the landmark Iran ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:04

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Sunday said Hawaii didn't have "reasonable" safeguards in place to prevent erroneous alerts like the one Saturday in which Hawaiians were falsely warned about an incoming missile .

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:52

The storm is now over, and weather is no longer interfering with rescue efforts, authorities say . Benitez lived with her sister-in-law, Marilyn Ramos, 27, who was asleep with her daughter, Kaelly, three, when mud crashed through their Montecito rental home, carrying both to their deaths.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:20

The rescue operations were carried out in cooperation with Krabi Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, the Marine Police, the Tourist Police, the Marine Department, and the marine rescue team. Mahima said each injured victim would be eligible for up to Bt500,000 (US$15,800) in compensation from insurance. Xinhua reported on Sunday that China's tourism authority has initiated an emergency plan to help the Chinese injured in the explosion.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:19

In a second tweet a few minutes later, he wrote: "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT". They don't want security at the border. Trump only has one strategy, and that is to do things that hurt people, then blame the Democrats. "I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton said on CBS's "Face the Nation/".

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:02

They later confirmed the alert was sent in error when someone pushed the wrong button . Though this false alarm was due to human error , many think an attack can still happen. Mr Miyagi, who took responsibility for the incident, said the mistake "should have been caught". Kelowna resident Renee Wasylyk was enjoying breakfast near Poipu Beach this morning when a high-pitched buzz from her cell phone alerted her, and others around her, to an incoming "ballistic missile threat".

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:55

FISA is a program that lets the government collect electronic communications of foreigners overseas, even when they're talking to US citizens; that includes emails and text messages. Only a few changes will be made on this program. FreedomWorks heaped loads of criticism on the House, with Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye saying the Constitution doesn't matter to supporters.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:47

The killing of Mr Gilmer, 30, shocked the village of Southburn, near Driffield, East Yorks. A Humberside Police spokesperson said: "Our teams - including dog units and the police helicopter - are continuing to work to urgently trace the suspect and establish the circumstances of last night's events".

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:27

On Monday, the department took that same action against immigrants from El Salvador, another country reportedly mentioned at an immigration meeting Thursday. "The State Department was left scrambling to contain the damage, with a top official saying that - while Trump denies using the language attributed to him - diplomats had been briefed to convey Washington's respect if summoned to explain themselves, as they were in Haiti and Botswana ".

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:14

Or perhaps one should say immigration policies are complicated, since we have many different immigration laws and practices which interact in complex ways. Trump said "I am not a racist ". That tweet followed backlash and back-and-forth between senators after a Thursday meeting where Trump reportedly questioned why the USA should allow immigrants from " shithole countries " like Haiti and El Salvador.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:15

According to a report in The Indian Express , so far CJI Dipak Misra did not make any move to make a contact with the four judges after their press conference. He said he had 15-minutes meeting with the Chief Justice. Singh expressed hope that all judges of the apex court would give consideration to its resolution in which the association asked for a full court discussion to defuse the present crisis plaguing the higher judiciary.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:27

In December, Abadi declared victory in the three-year war by Iraqi forces to expel the jihadists from vast swathes of territory they had seized north and west of Baghdad - almost one third of the country. "The "Victory Alliance" will move forward protecting the victory [over the Daesh terrorist group , outlawed in Russia] and the memory about the fallen, as well as fighting against corruption", the statement said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:04

Asia has never won the biennial Ryder Cup-style tournament. Europe dominated from the start yesterday and their winning point came when Belgium's Thomas Pieters defeated South Korea's An Byeong-hun in a hard-fought match. The Belgian scored a 2.1m putt at the 15th to move back out in front before winning another hole, ensuring Europe would retain the trophy. Rafa Cabrera Bello then beat Gavin Green 4 and 3 to put the defending champions ahead before 2017 Race to Dubai victor Tommy ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:29

Adriano Espaillat, D-NY, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee. "I feel having the Democrats in with us is absolutely vital because it should be a bipartisan bill", the president said in the Cabinet Room. The main appeal for Democrats is that the deal includes the DREAM Act , legislation that would create a pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:28

Security Council's call for the rebels and the government to fortify future ceasefires and avoid a return to fighting. Bell was called for consultations with President Juan Manuel Santos and is waiting for a meeting with the United Nations secretary-general.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:20

The 36-year-old is bidding for a record-extending 20th Grand Slam title and is fit and in form, unlike the 31-year-old Spaniard and the 30-year-old Serb who enter the tournament under injury clouds. Nadal, who is gunning for a 17th major title but only his second Australian Open crown, was hampered by a knee injury at the tail-end of the 2017 season.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:16

Lows in the upper teens to around 20°, highs in the upper 40s. Highs tomorrow will likely be in the mid and upper 20's. We're still watching for the chance of a little snow Tuesday night into Wednesday across North Carolina. Even colder weather moves in after Monday though. "Presently, plowable amounts of 3-6" is the most reasonable projection based on current trends.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:15

This comes after a federal judge in California ordered the Trump administration to restart the program until a lawsuit challenging the administration's decision plays out in court. Adriana Gonzalez is a Salinas resident and one of those DACA recipients. But the ruling is limited - the administration does not need to process applications for those who have never before received DACA protections, he said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 03:15

The Bundesliga side said on Twitter that the striker had been left out of the squad for Sunday's home clash with Wolfsburg, their first game back after the winter break. In 23 appearances this season, the Gabon global has scored 21 times. The 28-year-old has always been linked with a move to the Premier League, although earlier this month it looked as though a lucrative switch to the Chinese Super League could be on the cards.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:53

Ramaphosa, 65, took over control of the ANC at the party's national conference on December 18 from Zuma, whose tenure as the nation's president has eroded support for the ANC and led to mounting calls from within its ranks for him to resign.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:43

Iran's judiciary says that 400 people are still being detained across the country for taking part in a wave of antigovernment protests that began on December 28. Rouhani said during the unrest that the restrictions were necessary, but should not be "indefinite" and accused his conservative opponents of using the protests to impose widespread censorship.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:44

He adds: "I just wanted to let you know that Qatar is innocent in this and I am being hosted by Sheikh Mohammed and anything that happens to me after this is under his responsibility". Naimi said he believed the recording had been fabricated by Qatar. Meanwhile, Qatar Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Lolwa al-Khater released a statement saying that the country is observing the situation "closely".

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:27

The massive fire broke out on the coldest day of the year in Port Richey, which is near Tampa. The casino shuttle caught on fire with 50 people on board. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission also responded to the scene, along with Port Richey police and the Marine and Air Unit. 15 passengers had to be taken to the hospital.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:57

Dennis Rodman has been arrested for DUI. Rodman, 56, played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association, spending the first seven years with the Pistons before two years with the Spurs followed by three seasons with the Bulls. 9, 2013 to discuss his recent trip to North Korea. The former National Basketball Association player wasn't required to be in court. Through Meyer, Rodman said he voluntarily enrolled in the alcohol education program before the plea was entered.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:49

That was the date on which Trump announced his decision to terminate the Obama-era program that shielded some 700,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. The White House did not deny that Trump made the comment. The lawsuit was brought against the Trump administration by the Regents of the University of California system and its president, Janet Napolitano.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:39

Trump's reported comments also drew a unanimous condemnation from the African Group of United Nations ambassadors, which said it was "extremely appalled" at the "racist and xenophobic remarks". "Donald Trump should apologize to the countries he sullied with his disgraceful comments". "You can not dismiss entire countries and continents as shitholes".

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:33

Democrats in Congress say to Trump, "OK, but extend DACA's protections first, then we'll deal with the border wall and other stuff later". Earlier this week, the president said he would be open to a clean DACA bill , but later clarified that any deal has to include funding for a wall.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:33

About an hour later, the president returned to Twitter, that he does not "believe the Democrats really want to see a deal on DACA". "Like other nations that have merit-based immigration, President Trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation", the statement said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:55

After his father's death, he had reportedly hinted at a "conspiracy". Katake and Anuj, along with his cousin Pratik Bhandari, spoke to the media at a lawyer's office at Nariman Point in south Mumbai . Asked why he changed his stance, Anuj said, "I was only 17 then and it emotionally affected me". Addressing the media in a press conference on Sunday evening in Mumbai , Loya's son Anuj and retired district judge K.B.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:53

Yashwant asks party colleagues to "speak up for democracy". "Every citizen who feels for democracy should speak up". He also raised a red flag over short sessions of Parliament, like the Winter Session that ended on January 5. The former law minister has slammed the government on various issues like demonetisation, GST, and Kashmir, claimed that he was "personally aware of the fear in which members of the cabinet in this government are working, and that also is a threat to democracy".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:52

Bernard Tomic's slide down the ATP rankings is set to continue after he fell 6-1, 6-7, 6-4 to Italy's Lorenzo Sonego in the final round of Australian Open qualifying on Sunday. At 6-5, the Tomic grunt was back. At 5-4, Tomic double faulted to give away match points, pulling out a huge victor down the line to continue his resistance.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:31

Following her release, Harvard University offered Manning a Kennedy School visiting fellowship along with several other people, including former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook. We need someone willing to fight. Manning, 30, filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, listing an apartment in North Bethesda as her address.