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by | December 08, 2016 | 01:38

Previous year more than 30 million young people worldwide used tutorials on the Code.org tutorials to learn computer science basics. "The reason all these athletes are supporting the campaign is because they recognize that computer science and coding are foundational for a well-rounded education", he said.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:35

This motion had been expected to draw support from dozens of May's Conservative MPs but the premier fended off a rebellion with a last-minute amendment, accepting the Labour motion on condition that MPs support her timetable for triggering the Brexit talks.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:20

The bill passed in the GOP-held Senate by a party-line vote of 21-10, despite Democratic Party objections. Not only would it be unconstitutional , it would shift focus away from women's reproductive rights to the fetus; the "heartbeat bill" is meant to ban abortions once a heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy.

by | December 07, 2016 | 06:06

The violence has been interpreted as an attempt to force them out of the country's demographic configuration. On Monday, former United Nations chief Annan and commission members met up with Htin Kyaw, Suu Kyi and military chief Min Aung Hlaing in the political capital Nay Pyi Taw.

by | December 07, 2016 | 06:01

Tributes began to pour in for Jayalalitha as soon as her death was confirmed by Apollo, which had been treating her since 22 September. Extra police have been deployed in the state amid fears of unrest due to the extreme devotion she inspires among her supporters, many of whom refer to her as " Amma " (mother).

by | December 07, 2016 | 05:52

Mr Trump swept to victory thanks to the centuries-old electoral college system, which distributes electoral votes around states and the candidate who wins in each state gets all of those votes. But what did the Democratic Party - more specifically President Obama - do instead? Meanwhile, support for amending the U.S. Constitution to do away with the Electoral College has dropped from 62 percent in 2012 to only 49 percent.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:16

Jayalalithaa was introduced to politics by her cinema screen partner, M G Ramachandran, another actor-turned politician, and went on to serve as chief minister of Tamil Nadu five times. She was on life support for both her heart and lungs earlier in the day. My prayers go out to her and also her friends, fans, well wishers and supporters.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:17

Stein, who garnered only about 1 percent of the vote, has said the recount campaign is not targeted at Trump or Clinton. Despite multiple challenges recount workers are pressing on to make sure, once again, that every vote counts. Trump won all three states by narrow margins. She barely got 31,000 votes in the state. She has suggested, with no evidence, that votes cast were susceptible to computer hacking.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:16

Speaking at a joint news conference after meeting his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Mediterranean resort town of Alanya, Lavrov also said through a translator that Russian Federation was ready to speak with all parties in the Syrian conflict.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:12

This week, his transition team heralded a deal with Carrier, a manufacturer of air-conditioning units which planned to close an IN plant and move jobs and manufacturing to Mexico. But he is concerned about it was forged. I think the era of strong-arm political blackmail is here. And Carrier has already received $5.1 million for advanced manufacturing from the feds as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which Pence voted against when he was congressman.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:11

Gore reportedly called the meeting " lengthy and very productive ". The pair met at Trump Tower in NY and Gore told reporters it was a "sincere search for common ground" after he had his chat with the billionaire. Mr Gore, who lost the 2000 presidential campaign to Republican George W Bush, has for years been devoted to lowering carbon emissions blamed for climate change.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:13

It's time to put the H back into the Human of HIV , because after all those letters stand for Human Immunodeficiency Virus . Because Cote had it at age 25, it was the first indication he may be HIV positive. The AIDS Institute urged President-elect Trump in his budget proposals to adequately fund these programs "to ensure they sufficiently address the needs of people living with HIV and those who are at risk of HIV ".

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:10

Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was confident in law enforcement's response to the threat and he plans to ride the Red Line Tuesday as a show of support. "My advice is, right now, everybody should go about their normal day tomorrow", Garcetti said. Commuters in Los Angeles can expect to see more visual security and unforms around the County Metropolitan Transportation areas and near other places of strategic interest.

by | December 05, 2016 | 01:57

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Saturday sternly cautioned against "defaming" and "letting down" the Indian Army in the wake of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that soldiers extorted money from truck drivers during their deployment at toll plazas.

by | December 04, 2016 | 02:10

UN Security Council resolution 2321, passed on Wednesday, caps the North's annual coal exports at little more than four months of current sales to China, Chinese government data shows. It also places a ban on the supply, sale or transfer from the DPRK of statues, which has proven to be a lucrative source of hard currency needed by the regime.

by | December 04, 2016 | 02:00

Tokyo is hopeful that in the foreseeable future Japan and Russian Federation will ease visa norms, Japanese Foreign Ministry's deputy press secretary Masato Otaka told reporters on Saturday. Russian Federation and Japan have not signed a peace treaty formalizing the end of World War II due to a territory row over four small islands in the Pacific - the Southern Kurils, as Russian Federation calls them, and what the Japanese call the Northern Territories.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:58

Van der Bellen won the vote earlier this year. How the Trump bump plays out here could be a barometer of its resonance in other countries with upcoming national elections that also feature strong populist and euroskeptic contenders inspired by the US billionaire's triumph in the USA presidential election.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:53

A senior official with the knowledge of that approach told a newspaper that Pakistan's Ambassador in Washington Jalil Abbas Jilani wrote a letter to Trump on behalf of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to congratulate him on his victory, as well as his government's desire to work with his administration.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:00

It may be noted flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) were disrupted with more than 200 flights being hit due to different reasons, including weather. Road, rail and air traffic were affected at various places with flights cancelled and trains rescheduled. Bhubaneswar New Delhi Rajdhani Express (22811) will leave at 21:00 hours instead of 11:40 am tomorrow.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:21

Around 8,500 people have since received hospital treatment, with around a third understood to have never had asthma before. An official review is now underway into how Victoria's state emergency services and health system responded to the thunderstorm asthma emergency.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:21

That is vital, according to Boulierac, who said Unicef staff meeting with children who have fled east Aleppo in recent days said "you could see the loss and horror in their eyes". "The protection situation for civilians remains precarious", Dujarric said, adding that reports have emerged of the detention of people crossing into government-held areas, while 45 civilians were reportedly killed by shelling on Nov 30 as they attempted to cross into west Aleppo.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:02

The White House said Monday "there has been no evidence produced to substantiate" President-elect Donald Trump's claims alleging that the real estate mogul would have won the most popular votes " if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally ".

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:00

And Uribe remains defiant against a agreement that he and his supporters feel is much too lenient on war criminals and overly generous in allowing political participation for a guerrilla group that plunged Colombian into a conflict that killed at least 220,000 people and displaced some seven million.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:58

Individuals at risk have been warned to particularly avoid outdoor exercise, while those with asthma may need to use their inhaler more often, according to the London Air Quality Network , based at King's College University. Mr Khan's father was a bus driver in the city, and yesterday he said there would be no more pure diesel double-deckers added to TfL's fleet of buses from 2018.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:55

Mosul, some 400 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, has been under IS control since June 2014, when Iraqi government forces abandoned their weapons and fled, enabling IS militants to take control of parts of Iraq's northern and western regions.