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by | March 24, 2018 | 11:49

In March 2015, Saudi Arabia commenced airstrikes in Yemen after Houthi rebels drove the internationally-recognised government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi out of Sanaa, the Yemeni capital. During a photo-taking session with the crown prince, Mattis was asked by a reporter whether he would raise concerns about civilian casualties in Yemen.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:33

A commander with the Turkey-backed Syrian forces blamed the looting on "thieves", and said a unit had been created to prevent further theft. Then, on Sunday, March 18, Turkish forces backed by Syrian rebel groups swept into Afrin on Sunday, raising their flag in the town center and declaring full control after the eight-week military campaign.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:28

Joining the president's new-look top team including the secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the CIA's spymaster Gina Haspel, his appointment raises questions over much more USA aggressive foreign policy for Iran, North Korea and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:31

Rodrigo Moreno put Spain ahead after just six minutes in Duesseldorf, but hosts Germany levelled when Thomas Mueller hit a superb equaliser in his 90th worldwide. Hummels was at fault for the opening goal, leaving too much space for Iniesta to tuck the ball behind the German defence. Isco should have finished off another brilliant Spain move but prodded Jordi Alba's cross straight at Ter Stegen, De Gea then making another top-class save to deny substitute Gundogan when Germany ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:24

Time stamps are London time. European Union negotiator Michel Barnier told a press conference in Brussels after negotiations with his British counterpart David Davis: "We have reached an agreement on the transition period". But Barnier repeated his warning that the transition only becomes a certainty when the final withdrawal agreement is ratified. He told reporters he was "absolutely sure" the two sides would find a last solution to prevent the return of physical checks on the border ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:22

Following a summit in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack , the European Council of EU leaders agreed "there was no plausible alternative explanation", the BBC reported. Babis said he would consult with his foreign minister over the weekend and announce Prague's decision on Monday. "We will make that decision, I would say, in the early part of next week", he said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:17

That does not mean the bill is out of the Senate woods, however. This concern was shared by Brown administration officials who told a California Cannabis Industry Association conference in Sacramento this week that "they are committed to making the regulatory changes needed to help the industry achieve success", in the Bee's words.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:17

United States deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein said: "These nine Iranian nationals allegedly stole more than 31 terabytes of documents and data from more than 140 American universities, 30 American companies, five American government agencies, and also more than 176 universities in 21 foreign countries".

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:19

It is learnt that India captain Virat Kohli's sole focus is on the five Test series against England and he is ready to miss the one off Test against Afghanistan starting 14 June as he will be busy with his county stint. The BCCI was slammed for the way they hurriedly arranged a short-series against Sri Lanka at home leaving the team with no time to even play a practice game before the first Test in South Africa.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:13

Addressing the country, after knowing the final results of last Sunday's election, Putin stressed that the figure of 56 million 430 thousand 712 votes is the highest of any previous Russian president, with a voting attendance of 67 percent.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:14

Blue Mountain School District has put a five-gallon bucket of river stones - which are smooth and used for landscaping - in the closet of every elementary, middle and high school classroom. "We've been trying to be proactive, just in case", Helsel told ABC. "At one time, I just had the idea of river stone", Helsel said. Students and teachers said they support the idea.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:13

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) will be travelling through Blackwater, Bluff, Dingo, Duaringa, Rockhampton and Yeppoon on Friday March 23; and Gladstone, Miriam Vale, 1770, Agnes Water and Bundaberg on Saturday March 24.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:12

Republicans praised an $80 billion increase in military spending while Democrats highlighted an additional $63 billion in domestic spending. President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill hours after tweeting he was considering a veto.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:05

Critics have warned this ban will force transgender individual to hide their identities and reinforce harmful stereotypes about transgender people, more importantly the military will miss out on talented people who want to serve their country.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:04

The world's largest social media network is facing government scrutiny in Europe and the United States about a whistleblower's allegations that London-based consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed user information to build profiles on American voters that were later used to help elect US President Donald Trump in 2016.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:02

Over the next three months, the Seoul Metropolitan Government will start shutting off government computers on Friday night, according to the BBC . The final phase begins in May, when the permanent cut-off time of 7pm will be implemented every Friday.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:05

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued winter storm warnings for parts of Montana, North Dakota, northeastern South Dakota, western and southern Minnesota, eastern Iowa and northern IL. That bests the 23.3 inches that fell during the entire month of March 1967. Yet another nor'easter dumped another round of wet, heavy snow that continued into Thursday morning, and the storm proved to be both unsafe and deadly.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:04

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The office of Afghan president Ashraf Ghani issued a statement condemning the "brutal terrorist attack ". So far it has given only a muted response. The latest attack comes as US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Joseph Dunford visits Afghanistan to assess the military campaign against insurgents - weeks before the start of the spring fighting season, which is expected to be particularly bloody this year.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:59

The hotel room was registered under the name of Kevin Sharp. Kevin Sharp and his wife Amy, along with their son Sterling, 12, and daughter Adrianna, 7, were found dead in their condo while on vacation in Tulum , Mexico. Creston police confirmed the family died in their vacation condominium in Akumal, Mexico, near Tulum. "Nobody's cellphones are on and they didn't land in St.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:59

The official March for Our Lives 2018 demonstration will start at noon ET on Saturday, March 24 . The Women's Democratic Club of Northwest Louisiana is hosting the event. Matthew Pinchback, a Caddo Magnet senior, told KSLA the gun debate transcends politics and political party division. "This is a societal issue".

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:57

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said Jaelynn Willey died late Thursday night, just hours after her mother announced that Willey was brain-dead and would be taken off life support. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday Rollins and the girl had been in a relationship that recently ended. "It is hard for us not to see her shining, smiling face right now, and to see her light up the room with her presence", Cormier said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:54

Bin Salman, the report is careful to note, might already have known this stuff before Kushner told it to him. "The Trump administration will not be able to offer the necessary guarantees on any changes to USA law that would reassure Saudi Arabia and the IPO is simply too important to place in jeopardy", said Ayham Kamel of the Eurasia Group consultancy.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:54

More than 10 government buses drove into Harasta to transport the rebels and civilians out of the town on Thursday. Syrian state-run Al-Ikhbariya broadcast from the crossing area from Harasta Friday, saying that 10 buses have arrived to continue the evacuation.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:49

A presidential memorandum signed by Mr Trump will target up to US$60 billion (S$78.9 billion) in Chinese goods with tariffs, but only after a 30-day consultation period that starts once a list is published. "It's time", Trump told reporters yesterday at a White House news conference. The president opted for new trade barriers after sounding out officials in Beijing about a potential deal, the official said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:44

He will be replaced by Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd , the current shadow secretary for housing. Corbyn has suffered a series of rebellions on the issue, including on remaining in a customs union - a stance that subsequently became Labour policy.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:46

Around 120 firefighters and over 20 fire appliances including a high reaching aerial apparatus aided in putting out the raging inferno. "It's an incredibly complex fire in hazardous conditions and I want to praise the firefighters for their professionalism in the way they are dealing with this incident", he said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:44

Sputnik spoke with Pauline Loong; the managing director of the Hong Kong-based economic research consultancy Asia-analytica to find out more about Trump's tariffs policy towards China. Why is the United States taking tariff action? The report also said that it found evidence that China was conducting and supporting cyber attacks.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:39

BFM television said Beltrame recently took part in a training exercise simulating a terrorist attack. In Brussels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared with Macron and said, "When it comes to terrorist threats, we stand by France ". "He came out twice a day to walk his dog; we were really surprised to learn it was him". A SWAT team officer was also hurt as the operation to kill the gunman unfolded.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:35

The disturbing video shows three suspects punching and kicking the victim as he sits at the bottom of a flight of stairs changing his shoes. Police attempted a traffic stop and Umphenour, who was a passenger, allegedly saw the officer and told the driver to leave.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:28

The president had expressed displeasure with the bill earlier this week. Twice this calendar year the government was allowed to slip into shutdown. In the tweet , Trump cited that his problems with the bill are that legislation does not include the following: adequate funding for his oh-so-famous border wall , or a solution for recipients of the DACA program.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:22

Turkey and its allied militants with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) launched the so-called " Operation Olive Branch " against the nearby Syrian region of Afrin on January 20. Earlier, Iraq's Foreign Ministry condemned Turkey's attacks in northern Iraq, describing them as "violations" that led to the death of a number of civilians in a statement released late Thursday.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:20

What really sets the new Corolla apart, though, only becomes clear when you climb into the cabin. Witness the all-new 2019 Corolla Hatchback - a nameplate that should leave nobody guessing what the heck it is. The center controls occupy a small chunk of space around the center air vents, with a storage tray and optional smartphone charging below. The standard touchscreen has physical shortcut buttons and knobs for volume and tuning.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:17

The last time it snowed in the High Point area this late in March was 13 years ago, when about an inch of snow fell on March 17, 2005, according to National Weather Service records. With the cold and convective nature of these systems, snow ratios will be much higher than the past several days. Another, smaller wave, will zip through our neck of the woods kicking up the winds and a producing a couple of light showers in the afternoon.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:20

However, after conducting a thorough search of the area, police were unable to locate any firearms, just a cell phone laying near Clark's body. Sacramento police told ABC News that the two officers involved in the shooting death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark are now receiving death threats.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:14

I guess deep inside, all of us are Toys "R" Us kids, and if we're really honest, we'll be sorry it's gone, especially when someone mentions going to Disney World. But its holiday sales were far weaker than even its worst case scenario. And despite no legal mandate, all-employee WARN notices are being used with increasing frequency as bankruptcies ripple through brick-and-mortar retailers succumbing to ascendant e-commerce competition.