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by | March 05, 2018 | 21:42

Despite launching his bid for the soon-to-be vacant U.S. Senate seat in Utah with a decidedly anti-Donald Trump advertisement , former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gladly accepted the president's tweeted endorsement . As The New Yorker's Jane Mayer puts it, Steele's alleged second memo is quite "fantastical". The memo revealed Monday was drafted after Steele left Fusion GPS and discussed with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, according to the New Yorker .

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:27

The Army on Monday claimed to have killed the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) mastermind of the Sunjwan attack camp attack in Pulwama's Awantipora area. The militant was identified as Mufti Waqas, a Jaish-e-Mohammed commander. Pani said Waqas was a foreign terrorist. Col Kalia said that an AK -47 rifle was found with the slain militant commander. The killed terrorist was the chief architect of attacks on the security forces including, but not limited to, district police lines Pulwama on August 26, ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:11

Sergei Skripal, 66, who was jailed in Russian Federation for treason, but later came to the United Kingdom as part of a "spy swap", collapsed in a shopping centre in Salisbury on Sunday. Both are now in a critical condition in intensive care. Police said: "At this stage it is not yet clear if a crime has been committed and a multi-agency response has been co-ordinated".

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:37

Former FBI Director James Comey said past year that the bureau opened its investigation into Russian meddling and whether the Trump campaign was involved in efforts to influence the election in July 2016, under the Obama administration. Manafort was Trump's campaign chairman from May to August 2016. As the New York Times reported in December, the investigation began after one of the Trump campaign's foreign policy advisers, George Papadopoulos, bragged to an Australian diplomat in May 2016 ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:26

The Union Minister claimed that under the NDA government, not a single loan given is non-performing asset (NPA). Sources said the members raised questions about the role of former finance minister Chidambaram and pointed to a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report of 2016 which had showed how the scheme had caused revenue loss to the exchequer of around Rs 1.3 lakh crore.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:26

Please stay where you are until directed by law enforcement. 'Everyone on campus is to remain sheltered in place. 'There are armed police officers on campus. "Come get me", the caller said, according to tweets from the college newspaper . Utica College, a private university, is located about 52 miles east of Syracuse and has about 4,400 students-undergraduate and postgraduate.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:23

Neiphiu Rio has the majority and should form the government, Nagaland Governor P B Acharya said on Sunday after a meeting with the NDPP leader, who claimed he has the support of 32 MLAs in the 60-member Assembly. "Politics goes on signals and we are sending enough signals to Zeliang that we can not be friend with NPF". "He can meet our central leadership but after formation of government", he said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:57

Lead investigator Det. Hank Idsinga previously said that "upwards of 20 planters" have been seized from properties across the city as part of the investigation. Forensic investigators discovered dismembered remains in the bottom of large planters after searching a property at Mallory Crescent in midtown Toronto that was linked to McArthur.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:36

Bank of America Corp ( NYSE BAC ) traded up $0.15 during trading on Friday, reaching $31.63. 82,739,099 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 81,270,000. Therefore 67% are positive. Press coverage about Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:29

The premier, in a statement he made on Saturday in Anbata, the West Bank, said President Mahmoud Abbas and the government were ready to shoulder all necessary responsibilities toward Gaza Strip once the government has been enabled to take over powers there - as an inseparable part of the Palestinian state.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:25

Iqbal, an outspoken opponent of militancy and communalism, was rushed to a local hospital and later airifted to a military hospital in Dhaka , bdnews24 reported. Iqbal, 64, is a bestselling author and celebrity speaker who regularly appears at campuses nationwide. Iqbal was brought to Dhaka from Sylhet by an Air Force air ambulance on Saturday night and admitted to the CMH following the directives of the prime minister.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:18

Chung, who is leading the delegation, plans to deliver a letter from the South Korean leader. After its Pyongyang trip, the South Korean delegation will visit Washington to brief USA officials about its talks with the North Korean officials, senior presidential official Yoon Young-chan said at a televised news conference.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:06

In Meghalaya , NPP president Conrad Sangma met Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad this evening and staked claim to form the government in the state with the support of 34 MLAs in the 60-member Assembly. NDPP secretary-general Abu Metha said the coalition is proposed to be named the People's Democratic Alliance. "I have already been given a bigger responsibility, the party's state presidentship, which I have been fulfilling to the best of my ability", he said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:58

According to a budget report to be submitted to national legislature on Monday, defense budget will be 1.11 trillion yuan. The country is also believed to be investing a large amount of money into developing space, cyber, artificial intelligence and other technologies for military use.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:49

Ultimately, this somewhat surprising reluctance to storm the awards show carpet for a second time stems from a concern that doing so would dilute the work being done by the organization rather than empower the movement. A representative for Kimmel did not immediately respond for comment. "And the last thing I want to do is ruin that for someone who is, you know, nominated for, you know, best leading actress or best supporting or best director or cinematographer, or whatever, by making it ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:48

Zeliang has refused to step down, demanding that the Naga People's Front (NPF) be called first to form the next government as it is the single largest party with 27 seats. Rio said he was grateful to the people of Nagaland and his party colleagues. The BJP needs to come clean on its 15-year-old alliance with the NPF, he added.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:41

The central government intends to shrink its budget deficit to 2.6% of GDP from 3% in 2017 - the first time it has cut this ratio in more than five years. ANZ had expected both targets to be set at 10 percent or lower this year. Li also promised to improve oversight of scandal-plagued Chinese financial industries and to control surging corporate debt that prompted rating agencies to cut Beijing's credit rating past year.

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:10

The news site Axios reported Sunday that a subpoena was sent to a witness last month. NBC notes that their witness (it's not clear if it's the same person) expressed the desire for anonymity. The special counsel's office has already charged several members of Trump's campaign as part of the probe. Rick Gates, Trump's former deputy campaign manager, who pleaded guilty last month to conspiracy and lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:35

The watch has been issued from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday night. The National Weather Service advises travellers to postpone or cancel unnecessary plans that require passing through the storm. Snow is expected today throughout the Rockies, with heavy snowfalls expected in Salt Lake City and Missoula. " Accumulations: Locations west of the MS will see anywhere from 4-8" of this heavy, wet snow .

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:26

Ninth-year UVa head coach Tony Bennett, whose team was picked to finish sixth in the preseason, was named ACC men's coach of the year for the third time in the past five seasons. His 9.5 rebounds per game was fourth most in the conference. He received 56 of the 57 votes cast for ACC Rookie of the Year. He made it onto the All-Freshman team with Bagley, Carter, Miami's Lonnie Walker and Syracuse's Oshae Brissett.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:19

Currently, following the election, the overall strength shows 33 PML-N-backed candidates, 20 PPP candidates, 15 independent candidates, 12 PTI candidates, five candidates of MQM, PkMAP and NP each, four candidates of JUI-F, two candidates of JI, and one candidate from each of the PML-F, ANP and Balochistan National Party-Mengal in the house of 104 members.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:42

Parrikar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 but was discharged on February 22, the day when he presented Budget in the State Legislative Assembly. After being discharged from Goa Medical College and Hospital, Parrikar had begun functioning from his home and was clearing files, official sources said, adding he was advised a medical check-up for which he left for Mumbai.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:20

The amendment failed when it was outvoted 20 to 17 on Sunday. Florida Senator Linda Stewart, a Democrat, introduced the amendment that would ban assault weapons. And while some oppose the bill , others believe it is at least a first step toward gun safety. The bill includes $400 million in funding for schools to address mental health issues, the Herald reported.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:18

Soon after the Sunday firing incident, the army spokesperson claimed that a Mobile Vehicle Check Post (MVCP), in Shopian was sacked upon by militants at about 8 pm from a vehicle, during which one militant was killed . A militant and three others accompanying have been killed in an army ambush in restive Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), officials said. The police said it has "initiated an investigation" into the incident.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:10

Rivals such as the U.S., Japan and India should be less anxious at the moderate rate of budget growth, although they "won't feel happy" to see rapid enhancements in China's air, naval, missile and anti-satellite capabilities, said Ni, a professor at Shanghai University of Political Science and Law.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:58

Many other senior BJP leaders, including former CM and opposition leader in the state assembly Jagadish Shettar too said that Saturday's results would help the BJP's campaign in Karnataka. Responding to the BJP's charge of a breakdown of law and order in Bengaluru and the State, Mr. Siddaramaiah said the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) clearly showed Karnataka fared much better than several BJP-governed States in crime rate.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:56

So, Matawati's statement that " BSP has not allied with any political party for 2019 Lok Sabha elections" needs to be discounted. Also clarifying that the understanding between the two parties is limited to ensuring victory for the strongest non-BJP candidate, Mayawati said, "We have spoken to SP and have decided that we will support their Lok Sabha candidate during voting and SP will support our Rajya Sabha candidate".

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:43

They are suing for £141,000 in damages, as well as punitive damages and a trial by jury. A 1994 FAA regulation requires all newly designed helicopters to be equipped with such a system, but a loophole allows manufacturers to skirt this requirement.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:32

Presentations were made from a stage that resembled a giant diamond eye - in fact, it was composed of 45 million Swarovski crystals. The three messages lambasting the entertainment industry's pervasive history of sexual assault and misconduct were printed in black capital lettering on red cloth and draped over massive signs near Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Avenue last week.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:19

But their entrance in PSL was very incredible. The 3rd match was against Islamabad United where Multan faced their first defeat. Now, they played their 5th match against Quetta Gladiators . In front of the destructive bowling spell of Sultans, their players did not get chance much but got packet in 15.4 overs. Tahir and former Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir shared six wickets between them as Quetta Gladiators were bowled out for a mere 102 in 15.4 overs.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:11

However, an official government spokesperson on Friday clarified news agency ANI that the Dalai Lama has been "accorded all freedom to carry out his religious activities in India". New Delhi and Beijing are expecting the strains in the ties to be eased out in 2018, which is likely to see a series of engagements between the two neighbours.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:35

While about a lakh students were taking up the Class X and XII examination across the State, the Board also, relaxed the mandatory criteria of separate pass mark for the Class X students as a one time measure. As compared to a year ago, less number of candidates will be appearing for class 10 exams, but more would be appearing for class 12. "Concerned candidates shall bring his/ her own computer or laptop duly formatted and the Centre Superintendent (CS) shall allow the candidate only after ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:24

The statement said: "We are putting as much extra water as we can into our local networks and fixing leaks and bursts as quickly as possible". Thames Water said around 12,000 homes were left with no running water following the recent deep freeze and thaw, while several water companies said they were also tackling multiple bursts on their networks.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:12

However, the SPD joining the "Grand Coalition" is facing internal opposition by many young and leftist members who are afraid of being further marginalized by the Union. The radical youth wing had opposed the coalition. Her main coalition partner remains in disarray. Some within the Social Democratic Party, particularly on the left, had argued that the party wouldn't benefit from propping up Merkel for another term.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:08

Suh helped coordinate two previous inter-Korean summits during his 30-year career with the intelligence agency, while Chung manages South Korea's relations with the Trump administration. Further according to media reports, a high-level North Korea delegation in South Korea said last week that Pyongyang is leaving the door open for dialogue with the US.