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by | February 22, 2018 | 15:36

Jenny Bates, air pollution campaigner at Friends of the Earth, said: "This is the third time that the government has faced a court verdict showing that its action to tackle air pollution is failing". Immediately after the judgment the Prime Minister and Defra wrongly claimed the judge had "dismissed two of the three complaints" brought by ClientEarth.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:32

The Sultans, bought by the Schon Group for $5.2 million-twice the price tag of the previous most expensive team in the franchise, the Karachi Kings-are coached by legendary Pakistani paceman Wasim Akram and skippered by Shoaib Malik. One of the most exciting new players on show will be lanky fast bowler Salman Irshad, who is set to become the first player from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:54

Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement Tuesday that the DOJ has "acted quickly" on the measure to propose bump fire stock bans, noting it was a "priority for the President". Gun-control advocates also back the Cornyn-Murphy bill. "Although I desire swift and decisive action, I remain committed to the rule of law and to the procedures the law prescribes", said the president's memo.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:32

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is not directly blaming the Federal Bureau of Investigation for last week's deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., despite a tweet suggesting otherwise.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:22

South Goa BJP MP Narendra Savoikar said on Wednesday said that Manohar Parrikar has been responding to the treatment positively and his condition is stable. He was rushed to the Lilavati Hospital after he complained of food poisoning. The Chief Minister is likely to address a press conference too, after much speculation over his health.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:44

With Graham, it was real. But of all the United States leaders - nearly all of whom have described themselves as practicing Christians - Graham found only Jimmy Carter to match him in dedication to his faith. Franklin's son, Will Graham, also speaks at religious celebrations around the world. "When people ask me, 'Have you been saved?' I guess that was the night that I was".

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:25

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at 64 United Kingdom institutions are staging the first in a series of strikes after voting in favour of industrial action. If no agreement is made the 64 institutions will strike for a further 14 days over the next month. "The universities' refusal to negotiate with us has caused this mess and they owe it to students to start negotiating properly".

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:14

A Texas school district is threatening to suspend students who protest gun violence in the wake of a Florida school shooting that left 17 dead. "My life, along with every other student and staff member of American school depends on one", said Megan Maynard, a senior at Pleasant Valley High School.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:35

The injured passengers have been rushed to the Diyathalawa hospital. Among the injured were 7 Army personnel and 5 Air Force personnel. A statement by the Army's media unit said that police investigations were in progress. The Army stressed that the incident was not a terror act. Brigadier Sumith Atapattu said the explosion occurred near Diyatalawa, a former garrison town about 120 miles from the capital, Colombo .

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:33

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the intelligence unit's work. Last year, Australia arrested two men - Khaled Khayat and Mahmoud Khayat - and charged them with plotting to bring down an Etihad Airways passenger jet destined to fly to Abu Dhabi from Sydney.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:22

He has suffered from poor health, however, and has been transferred to hospital several times. His Twitter account posted a message on Wednesday saying he entered court with a "cheerful smile" before sentencing. He was sentenced in August 2012 to three years in prison for allegedly fomenting clashes between police and protesters. It is not the first time the activist has been sentenced for a tweet - he was sent to prison for six months in 2015 on similar charges.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:58

Seiler said the search for the boy continues and more charges are possible in the case. When police arrived, stepmother said she last saw the child at 3:00 p.m.in his bedroom before she took a shower and fell asleep. He wouldn't say more about the second child. Although people want to start search parties, Davidson said the department has adequate resources to search.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:43

Students who survived the Florida shooting are also planning to protest in Washington, D.C. on March 24 at an event organized by March For Our Lives . The walkout is created to "demand Congress pass legislation to keep us safe from gun violence at our schools, on our streets and in our homes and places of worship", according to national organizers.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:42

She called modern firearms "weapons of mass destruction that kill people". "We have to start ... following up on red flags", she later added. In Sutherland Springs, the gunman killed 26 and was able to purchase firearms because the Air Force failed to submit his convictions on domestic abuse charges while enlisted.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:20

Khalistan was the primary concern raised by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh during his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on February 21. Amarinder Singh later said that he raised the issue of "Khalistan" and the support certain elements in Canada were given to it to cause a disturbance in Punjab.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:16

USA federal laws state that people must be at least 21 years old to buy a handgun from a licensed dealer, but they have to be only 18 to purchase a rifle or shotgun. US President Donald Trump has proposed arming teachers and sports coaches, and using armed former military personnel to provide school security, in the wake of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida .

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:10

Throughout the event, Rubio found himself in the hot seat, fielding the majority of the questions. "We've gone through the stages of grief", said Ashley Paseltiner, a 16-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas student who hid in a closet. Whether or not Rubio can get fellow congressional Republicans on board, he could still, Kavanagh pointed out, take action in Florida. In Sutherland Springs, the gunman killed 26 and was able to purchase firearms because the Air Force failed to submit his ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:06

But the White House cast the president in recent days as having been swayed by the school shooting in Florida and willing to listen to proposals. "Jesus Christ, Trump is a worthless s***bag", one Twitter user said . "We are committed to working with state and local leaders to help secure our schools, and tackle the hard issue of mental health", Trump said last week.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:54

Sanders also argued Trump has been very accessible to the media in short question-and-answer sessions and at White House events. Rather than enacting sanctions against the Kremlin, the White House is considering citing the deaths of dozens of Russian mercenaries killed by US -backed forces in Syria as proof of President Trump's tough stance on the Russian government, according to a report.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:50

The list was drawn from Forbes magazine's Russian billionaires' rankings, but the Treasury Department said it sent Congress a classified version with additional names. No collusion charges have been brought, and the indictment last week did not accuse Trump associates of knowingly being part of Russian machinations.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:47

Wednesday , just under major flood stage of 14 feet. Despite the expected crest being lowered, there remains the danger of ice jams along the river that could cause the waters to rapidly rise, said National Weather Service meteorologist Andy Ervin.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:46

The loans in question were made to Manafort in December of 2016 and January of 2017 and relied on his homes in the Hamptons and Brooklyn as collateral. Shortly after Mr. Trump was elected president, The Federal Savings Bank loaned Manafort $16 million in two separate mortgage deals. Calk and Manafort worked on President Trump's campaign.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:39

That means around 600 women who responded had been assaulted or harassed and remained silent. It appears that the majority (87%) of this sexual misconduct comes from inappropriate jokes or comments made about or to women, while 69% of women reported to being touched in a sexual way.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:40

Jindal, who was head of the Brady House ( Mumbai ) branch during 2009-11, was taken into custody on Tuesday night, sources said. Since there was no sanctioned limit in the name of the above firms, the branch officials requested the firms to furnish at least 100% cash margin for issuing Letter of Undertaking (LOU) for raising buyers credit.

by | February 22, 2018 | 09:17

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bill on a party-line vote, but because of the lost revenue, a second committee must review and approve it before the full Senate can vote. The Legislature's budget work may not be quite finished yet, though. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next week. The programs are in jeopardy of losing accreditation due to a disagreement with the federal government over funding.

by | February 22, 2018 | 07:16

The briefing is Sanders' first in a week, after the White House cancelled a Valentine's Day briefing, citing the school shooting in Parkland, Florida . ATF announced in December that it would explore the possibility of regulating bump stocks as machine guns, and asked the public to submit comments on the proposal .

by | February 22, 2018 | 07:02

Police guard the entrance to the United States embassy building in Podgorica, Montenegro, February 22, 2018. "Most probably, the device was a hand grenade". The anxious U.S. citizens have also been asked to "avoid large gatherings" and "follow the instructions of local authorities". The area was sealed off by police, and the embassy warned Americans to avoid the area because of "an active security situation".

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:51

SPLC defines hate groups as having "beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics". Meanwhile, KKK chapters declined drastically, decreasing from 130 in 2016 to 72 past year. A growing number of extremist groups, especially those identifying with the alt-right, operate mainly online, it said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:03

An explosion that tore through a ferry in Playa Del Carmen injured 25 people Wednesday, according to KABC . CCTV footage captured the moment the ferry apparently exploded. Initial local reports indicate the blast may have been caused by a gas leak or an engine failure. The explosion occurred in an upper part of the ferry, which had more than 140 passengers on board, local civil protection director Juan Carlos Medida Sosa said on television.

by | February 22, 2018 | 05:55

They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - there is no collusion. At that point, Obama wanted to issue a bipartisan statement about the Russian meddling , but was rebuffed by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

by | February 22, 2018 | 05:45

Ms. Trump, a winter sports enthusiast, said she was honored to lead the USA delegation. Ivanka Trump, who serves as an adviser to the president, will depart Thursday and arrive the following day in South Korea, where she is scheduled to have dinner the same day with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his office, Cheong Wa Dae, the senior USA government officials said during a background briefing Wednesday.

by | February 22, 2018 | 05:30

He then appeared to pressure his hand-picked attorney general into launching a probe of Obama administration officials and other top Democrats - while spelling his name wrong by leaving off the letter "s" on the end: "Ask Jeff Session! ".

by | February 22, 2018 | 05:28

The insurance company says about 5,700 auto crash deaths per year in America occur on wet pavement. River floods can occur during prolonged rain events, though the rainfall that leads to flash flooding certainly does not help the situation.

by | February 22, 2018 | 04:43

Even as the USA warned against falling for Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued an invitation via his sister Kim Yo Jong, who was attending the Games, for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

by | February 22, 2018 | 04:37

President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE also weighed in on the redistricting fight Tuesday, urging GOP lawmakers to take the case all the way to the U.S.