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by | September 28, 2017 | 13:37

Father Uzhunnalil, abducted by terrorists in Aden in March previous year, was rescued from captivity from an undisclosed location in Yemen. On October 1, he will arrive in Kerala at Kochi and will then head for his home-town at Ramapuram in Kottayam district.

by | September 28, 2017 | 13:02

The president of the semiautonomous Kurdish region, Masoud Barzani , claimed victory in the vote on Tuesday, but the vote has no legal mechanism for implementation and does not automatically trigger secession. Since the 2003 US -led invasion, the Kurds have ruled over a region in northern Iraq , while maintaining economic ties with and political representation in the national government.

by | September 28, 2017 | 12:36

The feud ended in late March when Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced a deal for the two countries to lift their respective travel bans, and for Kim Jong-nam's body to be sent back to North Korea. Malaysia is just one of the rare countries that have been accorded visa-free status by North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had also threatened to test the "strongest ever" hydrogen bomb above the Pacific Ocean - the first nuclear weapon to be detonated in the atmosphere in ...

by | September 28, 2017 | 11:52

In his Facebook post , Zuckerberg said Facebook gave more people a voice in the 2016 election . It's been a contentious month for Facebook after the company acknowledged efforts by foreign entities to manipulate the race on its platform by buying targeted ads.

by | September 28, 2017 | 11:43

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed the group claimed responsibility and that Mattis and other USA officials were targets, though ISIS claimed responsibility as well. This is Mattis's first trip to Afghanistan since the Trump administration announced its new strategy and an increase of more than 3,000 US troops there.

by | September 28, 2017 | 11:36

President Trump himself called Facebook "anti-Trump" in a tweet Wednesday and suggested it colluded with media outlets. However, Zuckerberg acknowledged the problem posed by fake news but "told Obama that those messages weren't widespread on Facebook and that there was no easy remedy".

by | September 28, 2017 | 09:52

The headline comments glossed over deeper differences between the two parties on Europe , but indicated a "glass half full" attitude suggesting both want to find common ground on Europe that will help them forge a ruling coalition with Merkel.

by | September 28, 2017 | 09:46

The national police chief is set make an official announcement about the formal process to locate and arrest former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who the court has found guilty of malfeasance in relation to her government's rice subsidy project.

by | September 28, 2017 | 09:39

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have escalated in recent weeks as North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump exchange bellicose threats and insults over the North's nuclear and missile development programme. Both superpowers want North Korea to be denuclearised. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday dismissed the minister's "absurd" claim that the Trump administration made a declaration of war .

by | September 28, 2017 | 09:24

The election to choose Alabama's next Senator is in December. According to ProPublica's tracking site Politwoops, three tweets backing odd have been deleted from the president's official account since Roy Moore won the GOP Senate nomination.

by | September 28, 2017 | 08:51

Donald Trump's Department of Justice has appeared in a federal court to argue that employers should be able to fire people for being gay. Gregory Antollino, a lawyer for Zarda's survivors, made that point as well, saying, " Sexual orientation can not be extricated from sex; the two are one and the same", The New York Times reports .

by | September 28, 2017 | 08:27

Speaking to media persons outside the Supreme Court, Awan said that it is beyond his understanding as why the journalists were prohibited from entering the courtroom. Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed to fight graft accusations after he appeared before an anti-corruption court on Tuesday, kicking off a trial threatening his party's chances at the next general election due in mid-2018.

by | September 28, 2017 | 08:21

USA crude futures rose 26 cents, or 0.5%, to $52.14 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Opec , which counts Iran , Iraq , Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela among its 14 members, agreed with Russian Federation and several other producers past year to cut production by about 1.8m barrels a day from the start of 2017.

by | September 28, 2017 | 07:47

In 57 countries where abortion was available on request, almost 90 percent of abortions were safe. About 14% were "least safe" abortions provided by untrained persons using unsafe methods, such as introduction of foreign objects and use of herbal concoctions.

by | September 28, 2017 | 07:37

North Korea has been boosting defenses on its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday, after the North said President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down US bombers flying near the Korean peninsula.

by | September 28, 2017 | 07:24

Head coach Rick Pitino was put on unpaid leave while athletic director Tom Jurich was given paid leave following the investigation. UA initiated the investigation because school officials believed Baker, who was not charged with a crime, was the staff member mentioned as having met with Chuck Person and Rashan Michel who were indicted.

by | September 28, 2017 | 07:23

Simpson will be released in Nevada and plans are underway to finalize the process with document signing and approvals, all that is remaining for the former football star to walk to freedom . Outside of his Hall of Fame college and National Football League careers, Simpson is best known for being found innocent in the murders of ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman, in October of 1995.

by | September 28, 2017 | 07:18

According to the ABC , Justice Mortimer said Belle's behaviour was a serious offence: "Ms Gibson expressly compared the awful circumstances of young Joshua to her own, asserting she had the same kind of tumour as he did; a statement which was completely false".

by | September 28, 2017 | 06:53

Wakasa, Mr. Hosono and others have been having various discussions up to now, but we will reset them and I will be directly involved", Koike said, adding the party will focus on support for families raising children. Ms Koike's new party, formally unveiled Wednesday, has attracted an influx of lawmakers from a wide range of ideological backgrounds and could unify opposition to Mr Abe, presenting Japanese voters with a credible alternative to the premier.

by | September 28, 2017 | 06:42

Each new project is slated to begin this year, and should be completely operational by 2020. Toyota announced on Tuesday a $373.8 million investment in five of its U.S. The TNGA platform now underpins a number of Toyota models, including the C-HR, Prius and Camry. Toyota is rolling out a multichannel, multi-market platform for its hybrid vehicles.

by | September 28, 2017 | 06:40

VIDEO GOP tax plan calls for sweeping. "They hope that by bringing the tax rates down, bringing the corporate profits back to the United States, this will stimulate growth", said Robertson. Gleckman added that it was theoretically possible that a larger child tax credit would offset the loss of the exemptions but that it would depend on the size of the family and a range of other itemized deductions that would likely be eliminated.

by | September 28, 2017 | 06:18

Hurricane Maria will come close enough to North Carolina to trigger gusty winds and rain, while unleashing risky seas elsewhere along the East Coast this week, AccuWeather reports. He says he's "confident the president understands the magnitude of the situation". Further shifts west in the forecast path of hurricane Maria could amplify the coastal impacts that will be felt, raising the chances of some impacts to insurance or reinsurance providers.

by | September 28, 2017 | 06:16

The officer later recovered a gun from Matthews during a search, police said. Police arrested a 13-year-old middle school student accused of bringing a gun to a high school football game. Police said no students or faculty were threatened at any point. A teacher saw Matthews and another boy in a hallway exchanging money, according to police and school officials.

by | September 28, 2017 | 04:55

Puerto Rican officials are calling the situation on their island a pending humanitarian crisis . The White House announced that President Trump will visit the country next week. From basic items like body care supplies, to bathroom supplies, cleaning supplies, to the critically needed, each item has been boxed up to go to the island to make a difference.

by | September 28, 2017 | 04:22

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho branded the tweet a declaration of war and threatened that Pyongyang would shoot down United States warplanes flying near the Korean Peninsula, even if not in North Korean waters. Revere said his best guess for why the North Koreans were doing this was because they were "puzzled by the unconventional way that President Trump has been handling the North Korea issue" and were eager to use "informal and unofficial meetings to gain a better ...

by | September 28, 2017 | 04:22

Despite the President's insistence that Republicans have enough support to pass a healthcare bill, all evidence points to the contrary. How many rounds have we gone through with the "repeal and replace Obamacare" farce, four or five? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had attempted to pass the healthcare bill under the budget reconciliation process.

by | September 28, 2017 | 04:21

Police said the suspect was not cooperating and fired a shot near or at officers, but the direction of the shot is unknown. Fairfield police first engaged in the pursuit when the suspect failed to yield to the arrest. "Officers on scene returned fire and the suspect was struck during the exchange". As he was hiding behind a vehicle, he heard shots being fired. A Facebook Live video shot from the air demonstrated the man escaping the auto and making a stride before tumbling to the ground.

by | September 28, 2017 | 04:07

The mobile home belonged to 24-year-old Brianna Calderas, who was arrested with 18-year-olds Isis Schauer and Andrew Vrba . A fourth individual, James Grigsby , has been charged with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence, both felonies.

by | September 28, 2017 | 03:40

One person is confirmed dead, and one inured as officials continue their search for victims. It is the same area where the Horsetail Fall flows in winter and spring. A Yosemite search and rescue team is now on scene assessing the situation, and trying to determine how many people survived. Yosemite National Park remains open and visitor services aren't affected, Gediman said.

by | September 28, 2017 | 03:39

Don't donate glass or expired items. "It's not a political thing", she said. "We're going to do our part, and I think every state needs to do their part", he said. "My expectation is to rebuild stronger than ever", Gov. Ricardo Rossello told NBC News. Cell service was out in 95 percent of the island, FEMA said.

by | September 28, 2017 | 03:13

The man is carrying what appears to be a tool kit. According to AU's student newspaper, the Eagle , a white man wearing an orange hard hat and camouflage trousers allegedly put up the flyers on the same night that Ibram X. Kendi, a historian and author who joined the university this year, released a separate statement in which he tried to comfort students, "especially students of color and Jewish students, who may be feeling yet another rush of fear from tonight's posters".

by | September 28, 2017 | 03:12

Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), the author of the bill to move the primary away from its scheduled date in June . "We have a responsibility to drive a different agenda at the national level and promote inclusion and consensus not the politics of division".

by | September 28, 2017 | 02:13

The doctor said that the chemical burns could have been caused by bleach, suggesting that whoever killed Vanessa also poured bleach on her as part of the attempt to clean up the crime scene, Alestock wrote. They found Vanessa MacCormack, inside, with obvious signs of physical trauma. "After a thorough, open-ended investigation, it was clear that those facts and evidence led to one person and one person only - and he is now under arrest", Massachusetts State Police Col.

by | September 28, 2017 | 02:12

Martin Selmayr, the chief of staff to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, praised the French leader for a "very European" speech. Macron offered a sweeping vision for Europe's future in a speech on Tuesday, calling for the European Union to cooperate more closely on defense, immigration, tax and social policy, and for the single currency bloc to have its own budget.

by | September 28, 2017 | 02:10

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, speaking in India on Tuesday, said the USA wants to keep engagement with North Korea in the diplomatic realm as long as possible. "This mission is a demonstration of US resolve and a clear message that the President has many military options". "This past weekend, Trump again declared war on us, saying that our regime will not last long", Ri said, saying that the global community had hoped for the war of words between Washington and Pyongyang to escalate into ...