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by | March 11, 2018 | 01:00

The group, also known as the White Helmets, said two of its volunteers, and 28 others, suffered difficulties breathing following shelling on the town of Hammouriyeh on Monday evening. Besieged by government forces since 2013, Ghouta is the last remaining rebel-held area near the capital. "The regime has cut Ghouta into three parts by cutting the main roads linking them", said the Observatory's chief Rami Abdurrahman.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:50

About 180 troops have been brought in to help remove vehicles and potentially-contaminated objects around the crime scene due to their specialist knowledge, said police . The attack has been likened in Britain to the assassination of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who died in London in 2006 after drinking green tea laced with radioactive polonium-210.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:47

Tusk, who met May last week, said the European Union would aim for an agreement "covering all sectors and with zero tariffs on goods", but said it must include access for European Union fishing boats to British waters - a highly sensitive issue for hardline Brexit supporters.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:50

Protest group Stop the War will hold a rally outside Downing Street at 5.00pm (1700 GMT) on Wednesday to denounce Saudi Arabia's "brutal and illegal bombing" in Yemen and London's support for the Middle Eastern regime. London taxis display advertising graphics welcoming Prince Mohammed and electronic billboards promote the visit . On the first day of the trip, he dined with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and met Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers in Downing ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:48

With the Senate having 35 seats - three of which are now vacant, the votes of Republican Sens. He said the Senate would recede on its position calling for a 4 percent pay raise, and accept the 5 percent raise based on the condition the House would agree on further cuts to the general revenue budget.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:47

Across Spain, women held a 24-hour "feminist" strike to protest against the gender pay gap and gender violence. The event took place to mark International Women's Day . "Women's empowerment is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development". Instead, we - as a society - have put such enormous pressures on young women to look and act in a certain way, achieve ideal grades, land powerful and well-paid jobs, become flawless mothers, and "do it all", that they are buckling ...

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:56

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today accused the BJP of "usurping" power through proxy in Meghalaya and using "big money" to create an "opportunistic alliance" in the state. A major achievement of the previous chief minister, Mukul Sangma of the Congress, was that he could ensure political stability in the state for over eight years.

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:55

The twice-a-year tradition of changing time - springing forward and falling backward - is back again, despite some Texas lawmakers' efforts to end it. The United States began using Daylight Saving on March 31, 1918 as a wartime measure but was repealed in 1919. By advocating for daylight saving time , he did not practice what he preached of "early to bed, early to rise".

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:29

Trump, who has refrained from pointing a finger at Moscow, acknowledged that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential election but said it had no impact on the USA vote tally. Not highly complex computers. The accounts' activity did not stop at posting controversial memes and hashtags - many organized events, rallies, and protests , some of which galvanized dozens of people .

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:26

The Justice Department is suing the state of California over three new laws that provide protection to undocumented immigrants, reports NPR . "But California , we have a problem". Protesters who greeted Sessions offered a stark reminder of the kind of resistance he faces. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will formally announce the suit today at a law enforcement gathering in Sacramento.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:49

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales however soon followed Trump's move, making Guatemala the first country to do so. " His courageous decision has encouraged us to do what is right ", Morales said in a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference, according to a translation of his remarks on the pro-Israel U.S.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:46

Asked if he would take part in the planned ceremony, which will coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's declaration of independence, Trump said "I may, we'll be talking about that". And I think we have to stop this country that chants, 'Death to Israel, death to America.' Iran must be stopped. "That is our common challenge". On Friday, Netanyahu and his wife were questioned for the first time in the "case 4000".

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:47

Customers have complained they have been unable to register outages with Thames Water as the helpline is unavailable. It expects the water supply to return to normal in the next few hours. Thousands of properties across the United Kingdom are still without water after a rapid thaw caused pipes to burst. If any elderly, disabled or families need help carrying the water, plz let me know.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:46

Though with 21 seats, Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya and met the governor last night to convey that it should be invited first to form the government, and was in talks with UDP-HSPDP combine besides NCP and others for a possible arrangement, the UDP finally chose to side with the NPP following negotiations led by the BJP's NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma in state capital Shillong.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:44

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju had said on Saturday that the BJP could not form an alliance with the NPF due to disagreements over seat-sharing. "Zeliang is also right and let the letter come and let him be convinced whether the BJP is with him or not. We will go with the NDPP", Sarma said in reply to a question.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:41

Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. It's going to stay windy, out of the northwest, from 20 to 40 miles per hour. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour. Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Tuesday night , the low will be around 27 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. Temperatures should be held down by the cloud cover, but it will be windy again with gusts up to 30 miles per hour.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:08

The president usually delivers the annual speech in the Kremlin but this year spoke from a nearby exhibition center - allowing him to show a series of slick video montages of missiles maneuvering across mountains and oceans, and heading over the Atlantic.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:49

Directed by Pa Ranjith, Kaala tells the story of dark people and is expected to carry deeper political undertones in the light of Rajini's foray into politics. Nana Patekar, who reportedly plays the antagonist in the movie, as opposed to Rajini is seen in full white. Teaser has loads of moments to cheer for the Thalaivar fans.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:47

Venezuela's government and opposition groups on Thursday agreed to postpone presidential elections to the second half of May. The US has said it would consider imposing further sanctions against the government if it went ahead with the presidential vote under what it called fraudulent conditions.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:46

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the denuclearization of North Korea remained the top US national security priority and Washington's "maximum pressure" campaign to bring that about was succeeding. "If the USA ignores our honest efforts for improving inter-Korean relations. but prefers provocation and confrontation, the DPRK will certainly respond", Han said, using an acronym for the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea.

by | March 03, 2018 | 05:06

Dick's stated that it does "support and respect the Second Amendment, and we recognize the vast majority of gun owners in the country are responsible, law-abiding citizens". "It's not that big, and the boycott of being on the wrong side is much more significant than the boycott of promoting this", Sonnenfeld said. Bass Pro Shops, which owns Cabela's sporting goods stores, also didn't respond to a request for comment.

by | March 03, 2018 | 05:06

Bush. She was later reportedly considered for the positions of U.S. trade representative and the director of national intelligence in Trump's cabinet. The report described the move as "orchestrated by chief of staff John Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis". However, sources tell Garrett that the tension regarding McMaster is real, and that an exit strategy may now be in the works.

by | March 03, 2018 | 05:03

The university identified the two dead as his mosther Diva Davis and father James Davis Sr., a part-time police officer in the Chicago suburb of Bellwood. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland have made powerful appeals for change to permissive USA gun laws in the wake of the shooting.

by | March 02, 2018 | 03:57

Nine votes and no vetoes from the five permanent council members - Britain, France, China, Russia and the United States - are required to adopt resolutions at the Security Council. The statement by Western powers condemning Iran on February 27 shows the United States has galvanized the support of major European allies , all of whom signed Iran's 2015 nuclear deal along with Russian Federation and China, for taking action to deter Iran's ballistic-missile activities.

by | March 02, 2018 | 03:07

Joshua Harris , a founder of Apollo Global Management, was advising Trump administration officials on infrastructure policy. The family real estate business of Jared Kushner reportedly received millions of dollars in loans from two companies whose leaders met with him in the White House previous year.