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by | February 16, 2018 | 20:55

In recent years, I enjoyed the development of Social Investment and new ways of the Crown working with Mori to make a real difference, and I was honoured to lead New Zealand as Prime Minister. "Throughout this entire journey he has always carried himself with the utmost integrity - grounded in the love of his family and the strong connection he held with the community of Clutha-Southland that he represented for 24 years".

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:41

A Turkish court has ordered that German-Turkish reporter of Die Welt newspaper Deniz Yucel , who was arrested on terror charges in Istanbul a year ago, be released from custody, Yucel's lawyer said Friday. Ties between Ankara and Berlin have been strained since the defeated coup of Turkey in 2016, as Turkish politicians heavily criticized their German counterparts for failing to show strong solidarity with Turkish government against the attempted military takeover.

by | February 16, 2018 | 20:32

The Prime Minister turned prime mentor for a day as Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with hundreds of students from across the country. PM Narendra Modi today addressed over 3,000 students at Delhi's Talkatora stadium on handling exam-related stress and anxiety.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:54

Jaikishan J Parmar, Research Analyst told IANS that, "Some other banks in addition to PNB might be impacted as they too have given loans to these clients overseas", he said. The top PNB official, however, refrained from providing details as the investigations were going on. Modi , who was alleged to have carried out fraudulent transactions worth over Rs 11,400 crore in PNB, had left the country in the first week of January.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:35

No one was injured but 22 families were forced to flee from nearby buildings. Cars are towed away after a sinkhole that opened up at the via Livio Andronico, in Rome . The sinkhole, measuring around ten metres deep, appeared in the Balduina district, a residential area northwest of Vatican City. Cars are seen in the large sinkhole.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:59

Wolkoff's firm was created in December 2016, according to documents surfaced by the New York Times . "Stephanie Wolkoff is a special government employee with the Office of the First Lady", she added. The inaugural committee raised a record $106.7 million for the inauguration, and until Thursday, it was a mystery how those funds were spent. Barrack, according to the tax documents, was not paid for his work on the committee.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:59

Citigroup is to set up an innovation centre in London, representing the first major investment by a big U.S. bank since the Brexit vote, according to the Financial Times . A spokeswoman for the finance ministry declined to comment on the reports which she said were speculation. A final decision on the best model to pursue has not yet been taken, the FT quoted allies of Hammond as saying.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:49

SUNDAY: Rain chances lower to about 30% but that still means a few showers are possible. You'll certainly notice the unseasonably mild air in place, pumping highs into the lower 70s today . Thursday , it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 46, the weather service said. The chance for rain appears a little higher towards Wednesday ahead of our next cold front.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:42

Lori Alhadeff, the mother of a 15-year-old victim of the Parkland school shooting, voiced her frustration during an interview on Thursday. A former student opened fire Wednesday with an AR-15 rifle, killing 17 people. This was the worst high school shooting in American history, but in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 20 children in grade 1 were shot and killed.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:28

The change that Debbarma is referring to is also what the BJP's election campaign in Tripura is based on-" Chalo Paltai " (Let's change the government). Here, even a common respondent would name Sunil Deodhar, BJP in-charge as the leader while mentioning Biplab Deb who was found to be quite a popular BJP leader among the anti-CPM electorates.

by | February 16, 2018 | 14:30

Yet despite this effort to roll back even a very modest effort to restrain the ability of seriously incapacitated people from obtaining deadly weapons, this morning Trump tweeted that there were "so many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed", implying that someone should have done something to report him.

by | February 16, 2018 | 14:08

The killed included a school sports director and another adult who worked as a monitor at the school. Despite his psychological battles, Cruz was able to legally purchase the assault rifle he killed his former classmates with due to Florida's lax gun laws.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:36

The North has since sent its athletes to the South Korean ski resort of Pyeongchang , along with cheerleaders and performers, and dispatched a diplomatic delegation that included Kim's sister Kim Yo-jong. It is not clear if Washington would support Moon traveling to the North, as the U.S. seeks to further isolate the regime. South Korean media closely documented every move and gesture of the North Korean leader's younger sister, commenting on everything from the purse she carried to her ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:29

But the White House threatened a veto, saying it would weaken enforcement of current law and produce a flood of illegal immigration. Late Tuesday, a federal district judge in NY ruled the Trump administration could not end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was slated to end March 5 after the president announced a six-month phase out of the initiative in September.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:16

Prime Minister Modi will advise students on beating exam stress and appearing for exams with a positive attitude'. I apologise to the students with whom I could not interact due to language barrier, I feel one should know languages, for instance Tamil.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:13

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conducted a meeting with 355 surrendered Maoists at Nabanna, the state secretariat on Tuesday and said that BJP was trying to smuggle in trouble-mongers into West Bengal from the adjoining Jharkhand state.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:10

South Africa's main stock market index jumped almost four percent, putting it on track for its biggest one-day gain in more than two years as investors welcomed Mr Zuma's resignation after nine years in office plagued by corruption allegations.

by | February 16, 2018 | 13:05

Lasky wasted no time getting to Buzzfeed's report that YouTube vlogger Ben Bennight had warned the bureau months ago of an alarming comment left on one of his videos by a user named " Nikolas Cruz ". Trump pledged his administration would help "tackle the hard issue of mental health" and said the issue of improving safety in schools would be the top priority during a meeting later this month with governors and state attorneys general.

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:59

Justice 4 Grenfell says it hopes the billboards will "keep this tragedy in the national conscience". Campaign group "Justice 4 Grenfell" wrote: "3 Billboards Outside Grenfell, London". And still hundreds of survivors are homeless. The convoy later pulled up at a meeting in Kensington, where a community gathering was being held. The style of the campaign is inspired by the Oscar-nominated film about a grieving mother who puts up three billboards asking the local police chief why there ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:45

As the new trailer for the film shows, it's too good of an offer to pass up compared to how drab the normal world is. Readers of Ernest Cline 's novel will easily recognize some major departures from the book, especially when it comes to the real world interactions between Wade and the people who he bands together: Art3mis, Aech, Shoto, and Daito.

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:36

According to the police, the con woman had come to Kathgodam to meet a woman she had become acquainted with on Facebook . "The two married the same year and started living in a rented house in Nainital district's Haldwani town, but Sen soon started assaulting the woman for dowry", Khanduri added.

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:23

President Trump's FY 2019 budget is out. Creating a pilot project that gives up to five states the ability to band together and negotiate Medicaid drug prices with manufacturers and provides greater flexibility to the states in choosing which drug would be included in their formularies.

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:13

Party sources said Wickremesinghe has come under pressure from within the party to handover the party leadership to someone else. Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his party, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), have won a local government election in the island nation after the party won 239 local bodies out of 340, the Elections Commission announced on Monday.

by | February 16, 2018 | 12:10

Since taking office, Pruitt has surrounded himself with a 24/7 security detail , built a secret phone booth at the EPA's headquarters, and swept his office for surveillance bugs . The EPA has claimed that all of those flights were "necessary and pre-approved by ethics lawyers", TIME notes . Barnet's comments come following criticism leveled at Pruitt over his use of first class travel, amplified by former administrator's Gina McCarthy habit of flying coach in her role, according ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:58

The video recording of the match shows Harrison and Young arguing nearly to the brink of fighting, but no clear audio recording of their conversation has emerged. "Everybody that's been asked about it from the chair umpire to the ball kids to anybody that was around has done nothing but confirmed that they didn't hear anything like that".

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:48

A Mnangagwa and Chamisa contest officially will mark the end of the two way election contest dominated over the past 20 years by former ruler, Robert Mugabe, ousted in a military revolt last November and Tsvangirai, who passed away after a two-year long battle with colon cancer.

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:48

The family of Joanne Lee say their souls have been torn apart following the news of her death. Ms Lee, who was originally from the Coolock area on Dublin's northside, had been recently living with her family in Co Meath. They then forced their way inside and discovered her remains. Gardaí, the Irish police, are treating the death as suspicious. "The body was discovered at approximately 3.45pm this afternoon, Thursday 15th February 2018".

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:45

There is nothing in what Patrick Brown alleges that undermines the core truth of what I have experienced with him", said the woman who accused Brown of dropping his trousers and telling her to perform oral sex in his home about 10 years ago, a claim he denies.

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:41

If Erdoğan agrees to stipulations that distance Turkey from Russian Federation, the USA should explore cooperating with the Turkish-backed FSA and decoupling the Kurdish YPG (People's Protection Units) from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:28

U.S. president Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults and threats of nuclear war as tensions rose, with Trump repeatedly dismissing the prospect or value of talks with North Korea . Oh, Kim Yo Jong , you had us at "Annyeonghaseyo". "Under a strong position for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, Korea will faithfully implement the global sanctions on North Korea , while also adhering to the principle of resolution through peaceful means", the statement said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:09

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should be taken seriously, but not literally, his spokesman said on Tuesday, after the controversial leader drew criticism for saying he once ordered soldiers to shoot female Maoist insurgents in the genitals.

by | February 16, 2018 | 10:06

But I am here for her. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that "the White House had not received any specific papers regarding the completion" of Porter's background investigation. Porter has denied any wrongdoing. The line is reminiscent of the president's defences of other men accused of sexual or physical misconduct - including former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:41

There is extra security at Broome High School Thursday and a ninth-grade student has been arrested after a threat was posted on social media, according to officials with Spartanburg County School District Three. Police said the teen, whose identity was not released because of his age, was arrested and charged with disturbing schools. Detectives in Spartanburg were notified of the picture after a child who attends the school showed the post to a parent, WLOS reported.

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:36

Word of a Spice Girls reunion heated up after they all recently met up with their former manager, Simon Fuller, to discuss the venture, which will kick off in late summer. I still speak to them all individually, but for us all to get together was really lovely. "This reunion is all about securing the Spice Girls legacy, and their own company could be one way to do that".

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:34

Before scores were handed down, Aljona and Bruno were overcome with emotion knowing how well they performed and after so many years of hard work. But 24 hours later Massot righted that wrong, matching his decorated ice companion step for step, their dance to "La Terre vue du ciel" by Armand Amar enthralling the crowd at the Gangneung Arena.