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by | August 27, 2017 | 00:25

Another survey by the The Economist weekly and YouGov showed 48 percent of people said the statue of Civil War commander Robert E. Lee should be removed from the park where it stands in Charlottesville , compared to 30 percent who said it should be removed; the remaining 22 percent of respondents expressed no opinion.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:16

On Friday, two women in their sixties died of heart failure and circulatory failure. Religious Affairs Secretary Abdul Jalil told The Daily Star that Biman will operate 10 additional hajj flights till August 28 as it got permission to operate 12 additional hajj flights from the Saudi authorities, paving the way for the trips of all intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:20

The former sheriff reflected on his long support of the former businessman and reality TV host, who has previously credited Arpaio with helping him win Arizona in last year's election. Still, Arpaio continued to do so, according to prosecutors, who tried him for criminal contempt in 2016. Trump threatened to shut down the government if Congress did not appropriate funds for his proposed wall on the U.S.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:16

This of course has partly to do with the fact that her brother is Thaksin Shinawatra, who founded Thai Rak Thai and was elected as prime minister before being ousted by a military coup in 2006. Thousands of Yingluck supporters gathered outside the court in Bangkok on Friday where Yingluck was due to hear a verdict in a negligence trial against her involving a rice-buying policy of her administration.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:15

The offensive to capture the ISIS-controlled city of Tal Afar had started on August 20, Iraqi forces have captured 19 out of 26 areas in the city so far. The UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported it received more than 3,000 civilians in the first days of the offensive with thousands more expected to flee.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:14

Friday's crash marks the second Black Hawk helicopter crash in a month, as one went down off Hawaii earlier this month, killing five US service members. troops who had been conducting counterterrorism operations withdrew from Al Anad airbase in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. The U.S. troops are limited to advisory and intelligence work, but they could be drawn into conflict in self-defense, Navy Capt.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:19

There was some worry that lots of OH residents would have no government marketplace options after Anthem said it would leave the state's ACA marketplace by the end of 2017. "Our decision to offer coverage in the bare counties speaks to our mission and commitment to the marketplace and serving those who are in need of health care coverage", said CareSource Chief Executive Officer Pamela Morris , in a statement with the state announcing the expansion.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:20

Humanitarian pauses were negotiated to allow civilians to leave rebel-held areas of the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo at the end of previous year. Last week, Syrian forces surrounded another large IS enclave in central Syria to the west of the one encircled on Thursday.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:18

The school also saw an increase in A/A* grades this year with 15% of the cohort achieving these best grades. This year's results include reformed GCSEs in English, literature and maths which are reported as a number from 9 to 1. Due to the nature of the school, some pupils join Education Links later in the academic year. "It's great to know that all of the hard work has paid off".

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:18

Iranian sanctions. "Under the USA sanctions regulations, the App Store can not host, distribute, or do business with apps or developers connected to certain US embargoed countries", Apple said in its email to developers affected by the changes, obtained by The New York Times , who first reported on the matter.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:18

His girlfriend Mira Rojkan, who according to her Facebook page is originally from Bulgaria, but is living in Leeds and studying law, has been charged with propaganda for sharing pro-Kurdish material online, the solicitor added. Mr Robinson's family has sent a letter to Theresa May appealing for help and an online petition calling for his release has gained nearly 3,500 signatures since being set up at the end of July.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:18

A TV reporter reporting on a deadly typhoon battering Hong Kong and Macau has been wiped out by a massive wave that came crashing over a sea wall during a live cross, reported 9 News . The help of the PLA is allowed for disaster relief, under the Basic Law of both Macau and Hong Kong, if the government of the Special Administrative Region in question requests it.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:15

He pushed back at Lee and other political opponents, saying that his group doesn't harbor racist views and that hate groups aren't welcome, although his events have attracted violence and white nationalists. "We will not allow the extremists to tear apart this country". One woman was killed and 19 people were injured when a vehicle driven by an alleged white supremacist slammed into a group of counter-protesters later in the day.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:17

Multiple agencies are working to gather information about the boy, who spoke fluent English with what sounded like an American accent. "This is my message to Trump, the puppet of the Jews", says Yousef. "It's going to end in your hands". The video ends with clips of Yousef carrying a semi-automatic weapon and a threat to U.S. President Donald Trump.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:09

And he offered a glimpse of another Macron this week when he dropped his sometimes prim presidential style and adopted a campaign-like tone to insist France can be reformed. His aides promise that his future cosmetic outlays will be "significantly reduced". The presidency has justified the cost saying the hairdresser had to 'get up early and fix the president's hair every morning ...

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:00

Public broadcaster RTBF said the man attacked two soldiers. "We do consider it a terror attack", Natus said. Two soldiers suffered minor injuries in the attack one in the face, the other in the hand. RTBF reported the suspect was a Somali man who is alleged to have shouted "Allahu Akbar" - God is greater - before the attack. " Our security services stay vigilant and we monitor the situation closely ", he said.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:00

The White House issued a statement targeting Maduro's creation of a "constituent assembly" to replace the National Assembly and rewrite the Venezuelan constitution. Pence, however, made no reference to the military option that Trump said two weeks ago that he did not rule out, sparking a wave of criticism in Latin America.

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:50

None of the sites would revert to new ownership, he said , while public access for uses such as hunting, fishing or grazing would be maintained or restored. Zinke tells the AP that criticisms are unwarranted and that conservationists anxious that the administration wants to sell off the land removed from the monuments to timber, grazing and mining interests are overreacting.

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:45

Just three months back, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had announced tax exemption for six months on movie Jattu Engineer featuring Ram Rahim Singh. Besides the rape charges, Singh was also under investigation over allegations that he convinced 400 of his male followers to undergo castration on the promises of becoming closer to God.

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:40

Clobbered by coups and courts, Thailand's Shinawatra political dynasty is bracing for another withering blow in its decade-long power struggle with the kingdom's establishment as judges decide whether to convict the clan's ex-premier Yingluck.

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:39

Trump is clamping down on illegal immigration , thousands of Haitians with TPS in the U.S. are rushing to the border crossing in Champlain, upstate NY, willing to face arrest in their pursuit of a better life, according to reports . They're being temporarily housed in tents near the border at Lacolle, Que., and Cornwall, Ont. Will their (asylum) request be accepted? "The reality is that they have not received the right information".

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:43

More details are awaited . The BBC reported that the attacks killed two dead and injured eight others. Other witnesses said that gunmen threw grenades before entering the mosque. As the siege continued, more loud explosions have been heard. Durrani says the Friday morning attack also left seven policemen wounded. Last month, the Islamic State group attacked the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul and afterward, issued a warning to all Shiites in Afghanistan , saying IS militants would attack ...

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:39

He has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault. Witness Nicole Kyle was walking home when she saw armed police swoop on the scene and quickly put up a cordon. There are no other details yet as to whether the incident is related to terrorism. Queen Elizabeth II was not at the palace, her official residence, palace officials said.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:16

Charleston Police told residents to avoid the "400 block of King people" area via Twitter as they blocked roads to motorists and pedestrians due to an "active shooter". Heavy police and SWAT presence has been claimed by several eyewitnesses. "I am the new king of Charleston ", the man also said, according to another diner, who said the man was dressed as a kitchen staff member.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:20

On Tuesday night, the U.S. president took aim at his opponents at a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, lashing out at Democrats in Congress and the "fake news" media, while protesters clashed with police outside the venue. Because in America, we never lose faith. Critics of the law say that it does little to change the appeals process and that supporters and a unanimous Congress acted in a well-meaning, but ill-considered attempt to improve the process, which has some 400,000 people waiting.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:15

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 24, 2017 .(enthusiastic, dynamic and fun) and the American Legion - V.A. "The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over", he said . With Trump ensconced at the Camp David retreat, Kelly ensured that he heard directly from Vice President Mike Pence, Mattis and McMaster, who had warned of the consequences of withdrawal.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:13

Trump did not name McCain, who is undergoing treatment for brain cancer, but his intention was clear. Barbara McQuade, former USA attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether Donald Trump's reported pressuring of Mitch McConnell on the Trump Russia investigation constitutes an obstruction of justice.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:13

The sanctions target 10 entities and six individuals, including China-based Dandong Rich Earth Trading and Mingzheng International, which the USA government says have facilitated North Korea's access to the international financial system, as well as Gefest-M Llc and its director, Ruben Kirakosyan, in Moscow.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:13

According to the poll, voters trust the media more than Trump 54 - 36 percent "to tell you the truth about important issues". Poll respondents, by a margin of 62 to 35 per cent, said they believe Trump "does not provide the United States with moral leadership", Quinnipiac said.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:14

The number of global students coming to study in the United Kingdom also dropped to 139,000 - 27,000 fewer than last year - in a continued trend as the United Kingdom has tightened visa restrictions on non-EU students in recent years . Matthew Percival, CBI Head of Employment, said: "EU nationals make a crucial contribution to United Kingdom economic growth and job creation". The EU has called on Britain during the Brexit negotiations - set to resume next week - to ensure the status of ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:13

Annan said the importance of the commission's task "was both underscored and complicated by the attacks on security personnel that took place in northern Rakhine state in October 2016, which reinforced our determination to find durable solutions to the instability and insecurity that continue to blight the prospects of Rakhine state".

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:11

He added, "This will make Ukraine's forces more operationally effective as well as more effective protectors of the Ukrainian people, and we look forward to the full implementation of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation standards in the midst of this conflict you're now fighting".

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:07

Duitsman's analysis comes at a highly disturbing time for the United States , as its Treasury Department placed 10 more entities and six individuals on its North Korea sanctions list Tuesday, mostly Chinese and Russian, accusing them of financing the regime's arsenal.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:10

Ingrid continued: "She has found and told stories from different parts of the globe, stories that must be written". Ms Wall was a respected freelance journalist who wrote for publications such as the New York Times , Harpers and the Guardian .

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:07

Australia provide three players - George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine - West Indies two include Darren Sammy who went for the PSL final earlier this while there are one apiece from England, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. "As professionals, we are getting paid to play in the series, but the bottom line is if we don't feel safe, no amount of money can get us there". "In this way, cricket will revive in Karachi just like Lahore".