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by | February 22, 2018 | 00:57

On the night, William told the audience at the Royal Albert Hall that Sir Ridley Scott's films were amongst his own "personal favourites" as he presented the filmmaker with the Fellowship award. There had been speculation that Middleton may have worn a patterned black dress in a nod to the Time's Up movement , but appeared to have given a hint of her support with a black sash cinching her waist on the Jenny Packham custom green gown .

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:47

The basketball championship won by coach Rick Pitino's 2013 team was stripped from Louisville by the NCAA in the wake of a sex scandal that has rocked the school for two years . The Committee on Infractions responded to the appeal by stating the penalties were appropriate due to the serious, intentional and numerous violations orchestrated by a university staff member for almost four years .

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:46

Donald Trump has denied that he kissed or had any involvement with a woman who has accused him of sexual harassment. An Ohio woman's claim that Donald Trump stole a long and unwelcome kiss from her in the lobby of Trump Tower some 13 years ago is fake news, the president declared Tuesday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:46

The launch has been billed by Maduro as a splashy entrance into "the world of the 21st century" - but, as journalist John Otis notes on Morning Edition , some critics have called the new cryptocurrency a scam. Treasury Department has warned it may violate sanctions levied past year. In 2017, the US sanctioned nearly 50 Venezuelans for undermining democracy, according to the State Department.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:47

The Delhi police on Tuesday detained AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal from his residence in Ambedkar Nagar area in connection with alleged assault of Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash . "It's a criminal, cowardly and deplorable act and an assault on the Constitution". He was referring to the chaos which unfolded inside the secretariat today as Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain was mobbed by over a hundred officials and staff following the allegations.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:43

To Lead Peace Efforts Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , angry over the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, wants other countries to lead peace efforts now. In December, the General Assembly voted 128-9, with 35 abstentions, to reject the USA decision to recognise Jerusalem. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is giving the United Nations' strong support to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, stressing: "There is no ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:40

CHRISTCHURCH and other districts on the South Island of New Zealand declared a state of emergency this week as Cyclone Gita tore through the country, leaving many without power . A staggering 256 millimetres of rain fell in the Kaikoura Ranges in just 18 hours, and of that, 53.6mm of that fell in one hour, making it the wettest hour ever recorded in New Zealand.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:03

I am not sending a lot of messages back because there is nothing to say to them at this point". Shin Jong-woo, a researcher at the Korea Defense and Security Forum, a think tank, said: "Even though the joint military drills can be a hurdle for inter-Korean reconciliation, I believe they are necessary".

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:00

Romney thanked Trump for the endorsement in a Tweet posted soon after the president's statement. It's unclear what compelled Trump to endorse a candidate who is presumably running to oppose his administration, but he may have been convinced by Romney's near-certain win in Utah - the state is deep-red enough to ensure his victory over a Democrat, and polite enough to ensure the same result over a Trumpian Republican.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:00

Former President Obama placed eighth on the list, with an average score of 71.13, jumping 10 places from the previous survey . In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. Trump didn't even rank well among self-identified Republicans and conservatives, coming in 40th. In order, they were Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D.

by | February 18, 2018 | 05:24

The strikes came after four soldiers were injured, two seriously, after an improvised explosive device detonated near them on the southern border of the Gaza Strip. The border incident is the most severe since Israel launched a devastating war against Gaza in 2014. Saturday's incident comes amid concern over the humanitarian situation in Gaza, which has for years been under Egyptian and Israeli blockade.

by | February 18, 2018 | 05:18

Depth was already an issue for Auburn , which makes the loss of McLemore for potentially the rest of Saturday's game and beyond all the more concerning. Sophomore guard Jared Harper had 18 points and seven assists in the Tigers' win over Kentucky. Mustapha Heron led Auburn with 16 points, but was just 3-of-12 from the floor as the Tigers shot 31.1 percent for the game.

by | February 18, 2018 | 05:09

The British government has suspended new funding to the aid organization Oxfam following allegations that some of its staff had paid for sex with prostitutes in Haiti after the country's 2010 natural disaster. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said Oxfam had agreed not to bid for further United Kingdom taxpayer funds until it met the British government's "high standards".

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:40

Ramaphosa said he had spoken to Zuma on Thursday and they had exchanged wonderful pleasantries. "Tough decisions have to be made to close our fiscal gap, stabilise our debt and restore our state-owned enterprises to health", he said. Ramaphosa said mining had potential for growth and jobs. He now leads a government anxious to shed months of political limbo and public frustration, and the strengthening of the South African currency, the rand, against the dollar is an indicator of optimism ...

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:25

Romney will pledge to "bring Utah values to Washington , D.C." and plans to run a very Utah-centric campaign, the source said . After losing his 2012 election bid to then-incumbent President Barack Obama , the former private equity manager has stayed out of the public spotlight for the most part.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:45

Netanyahu has denied wrongdoing and has called the police recommendations, which said he accepted almost United States dollars 300,000 in gifts from two billionaires, among other allegations, "biased, extreme, full of holes, like Swiss cheese".

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:30

The conference is also to assist in rebuilding Iraq after many years of war and conflict that has ripped through various parts of the country. Newsmen report that the director-general of Iraq's planning ministry, Qusay Adulfattah, on Monday said rebuilding Iraq after three years of war with Islamic State will cost more than 88 billion dollars.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:29

Democrats have hoped that, if the Senate could pass a bill with 60 votes, Trump might signal some openness to the proposal and Ryan would feel the pressure to at least give the bill a vote. "Eliminating family based migration, which has been a hallmark of the United States since our inception and another concern is detaining and deporting individuals", said Curtright.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:31

Rahimi talked about being targeted for being a Muslim, mentioning he was always picked out in airports by security. Berman issued the maximum sentence on other counts and told Rahimi it was miraculous the bomb he placed in Chelsea didn't result in any deaths.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:03

The ANC has lost moral stature because of the president's scandals but Ramaphosa, Zuma's expected successor and new party leader, appears intent on managing an exit for the 75-year-old president that minimizes internal divisions. She also cautions against "picking a fight with someone who is not fighting you". Replying to a follower who asks whether it will be ugly, she writes that her husband did not alternate 'between the struggle and wealth accumulation.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:21

PM Modi, known to have used social media effectively to further his party's electoral ambitions and connect with people, said he finds social media "extremely vibrant". The Prime Minister will leave for the UAE later in the day for a two-day visit. He said he will also be addressing the 6th edition of the World Government Summit in Dubai, where India is the guest country.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:46

Well Semin... Syrian state-run media says the US strikes killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort "to support terrorism". The Euphates river Valley has been a sort of boundary demarcating both forces, with the SDF controlling east of the river while the government controls west.

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:28

House Democrats changed plans for their scheduled retreat in Cambridge, Md. this week to stay in D.C. and be on hand for the debate. And she didn't stop until after 6 p.m. But it may require Ryan to give the same guarantee that Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave to the Senate Democrats: an open debate on legislation dealing with the Dreamers.

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:30

On Tuesday, Israeli troops shot dead Ahmad Nassar Jarrar, the suspected ringleader of a terror cell responsible for the Israeli father of six's murder during a pre-dawn raid in the village of Yamoun, near Jenin. The Israeli settler was killed on Monday in a stabbing attack outside the illegal settlement of Ariel, in the northern West Bank . The military said the suspect was not apprehended in the operation and seven people were detained for questioning.

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:23

The Social Democratic Party (SPD), which had been reluctant to enter a new coalition with conservatives, gained six ministerial posts, including the foreign, justice, finance, and labor ministries. SPD chief Martin Schulz said there was "good reason to believe that we'll reach the end today". If the deal is not approved by the 460,000-plus SPD members, Merkel would need to either pursue a minority government dependent on opposition votes to pass legislation - or to return to the ballot for ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:34

Later, the COAS visited CMH Peshawar to meet injured of the incident. All the injured were shifted to Combined Military Hospital Saidu Sharif. The valley was once a TTP stronghold from 2007 to 2009. "Wait for more [such attacks] to follow". Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the military would continue its war against the Taliban .

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:32

The turmoil began when President Abdulla Yameen refused to obey a court order to release political dissidents. The verdict "resulted in the disruption of the functions of the executive power, and the infringement of national security and public interest".

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:33

In history's eyes, coming in second is the same as losing. A veteran of high-stakes technology IP cases, the judge, who is known for his quick one-liners and no-nonsense attitude during pretrial hearings, implored the 10-person jury to focus on what's entered into evidence or uttered on the stand by witnesses, and not the performances of the suits in front of them.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:32

Julian Assange greets supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London in May 2017 (AAP). Mr Assange, has been in the Ecuadorian Embassy in Knightsbridge, west London , since 2012 in an attempt to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault allegation.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:33

Meanwhile, Schiff denied one of the central facets of the GOP memo , which claimed that outgoing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe testified to the Intelligence Committee that a dossier funded in part by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign was crucial to a spy warrant approved against former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.