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by | January 18, 2017 | 01:09

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed the peace meeting and said that "the Paris conference has reaffirmed and reiterated all worldwide legitimacy resolutions, including pillars of global law, rejecting any dictations, settlements and imposing realities on the ground, including Jerusalem".

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:35

Chelsea's Diego Costa rejected a new £200,000-a-week contract at the Blues before his training ground bust-up with Antonio Conte. - Reuters picLONDON, Jan 13 ― Champions Leicester City have struggled to maintain focus in the English Premier League this season and have found it easier in the Champions League due to the tournament's shorter format, manager Claudio Ranieri said.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:33

Sea Shepherd has tweeted a picture of a slaughtered whale lying on board Nisshin Maru . "The Australian government is deeply disappointed that Japan has made a decision to return to the Southern Ocean this summer to undertake so-called "scientific" whaling", Australia's environment minister Josh Frydenberg said Monday.

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:34

The French-convened Paris conference on the Middle East on Sunday was attended by 70 nations, including the outgoing USA secretary of state, John Kerry. French officials have stated that the symbolic conference in Paris will not impose anything on the Israeli regime or the Palestinian Authority, and that only direct negotiations can resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:35

According to the person, who asked for anonymity because forensic work was under way, the number of deaths could "slightly rise". Experts say First Command, known by the Portuguese acronym PCC, is exploiting overcrowding and squalid conditions in the Brazil's penitentiaries to expand its reach across the national prison system.

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:32

Deep-lying tensions between Kosovo and Serbia have erupted in a furious row after a Serbian train, emblazoned with patriotic graffiti, was blocked from crossing the border. Nikolic also slammed the outgoing Obama administration, and the USA support of Kosovo's independence - comments that reflected the general presumption here that President-elect Donald Trump will be more favorable toward Russian Federation and Serbia.

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:29

A young woman stolen hours after she was born in a Florida hospital in 1998 has been found alive in SC. DNA has confirmed an 18-year-old living in Walterboro , SouthCarolina, was kidnapped just hours after her birth in 1998 from a Jacksonvillehospital, according to investigators.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:48

The committee's chairman, Sen. The committee will also review the intelligence that informed the intelligence community's assessment on Russian interference that was highlighted in a declassified report released January 6, the senators said Friday.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:38

Bihar State Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered an investigation into the accident and announced a compensation of 40,000 rupees (8,000 US dollars) for the family of each victim. As a outcome, the boat capsized near Law College. He said the NDRF, SDRF and civil and police officials would guard the area thoughout the night and the divers would start fresh search for vicitms tomorrow morning.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:38

By comparison, the same survey found that 83 percent of Americans approved of Barack Obama's transition and only 12 percent disapproved at this time in his presidential transition to his first term. Another Quinnipiac poll showed the majority of Americans - by a 55 percent to 36 percent - think Moscow interfered in the election. The poll, which surveyed more than 1,000 adults nationwide via telephone from January 4 to 8, has a major of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points at a 95 ...

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:37

Known as the "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy, it began in 1995 under then-President Bill Clinton in response to a wave of Cubans fleeing the island in boats. To some of Miami's Cuban-Americans, though, this policy change is part of a history of Obama's acquiescence to Raúl Castro and his tight control over the island.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:36

On Friday, the AU said it would cease to recognise Jammeh as Gambia's legitimate president and warned of "serious consequences" if his actions lead to political disorder and the "loss of innocent lives". Mr Jammeh is also reported to have asked the mediators to drop the threat of military intervention, which he described as unhelpful. There are growing fears that the uncertainty could cause a refugee exodus.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:28

Maintaining that the Army has an "excellent" grievances redressal system and Army personnel should use it rather than indirectly communicating their woes, Rawat said, "I have issued orders that in Army Headquarters, we will have a Chief of Army Staff suggestion-cum-grievance box at various places".

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:30

Both Chicago and federal officials have agreed, in principle, to create a court-enforced consent decree addressing the points raised in the report . On Thursday it was the mayor of Baltimore and U.S. The McDonald case was one of a number of high-profile incidents thrusting the city's police force into the spotlight. The abusive practices not only endanger civilians, but officers as well, the Justice Department found.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:27

Created by President Bill Clinton in 2000 under the Antiquities Act, the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument at the California-Oregon border was expanded by President Obama on January 12, 2017. The Freedom Riders National Monument in Anniston, Ala., includes two sites commemorating the Freedom Riders , civil rights activists who toured the South by bus in 1961 to test a U.S.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:13

Although the government did not confirm the ban, the reports said vendors and merchants had been notified Monday (Jan 9) by representatives of the Interior Ministry that they would no longer be allowed to sell or manufacture the religious garment because of security concerns.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:34

Obama promised a peaceful transfer of power to Trump in the coming weeks. President Barack Obama will mark the coming end of his two terms in office Tuesday with a farewell address given in Chicago, the city where he launched his political career.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:32

Gen Tim Ray, deputy commander of US European Command, said. The first of the arriving troops, reportedly from Fort Carson, Colorado, will be followed with more than 3,000 soldiers, tanks and other military equipment deployed in Poland via Germany and nearby North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:33

The carmaker will plead guilty to three criminal felony counts: conspiracy to defraud the USA and U.S. customers and violate environmental laws; obstructing justice by destroying scandal-related documents; and importing cars using false statements.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:27

Rescue workers are seen next to people stuck in the Arkham Asylum roller coaster ride at the Warner Bros. Helicopter footage by Channel Seven showed the marooned patrons sitting upright with legs dangling near the peak of the 32 metre-high rollercoaster.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:33

We're not going to go into it. Rose has been increasingly frustrated with how this Knicks season has unfolded, culminating with him privately fuming over his diminished late-game role in Friday night's victory in Milwaukee , sources said .

by | January 10, 2017 | 00:52

China's monetary policy will be kept prudent and neutral in 2017 and the government will continue reform of the foreign exchange management system, said a central bank statement issued Friday, echoing the tone set at the Central Economic Work Conference.

by | January 10, 2017 | 00:51

At least 13 Egyptian security forces have been killed in a multipronged militant attack on a checkpoint in the city of el-Arish, the provincial capital and the largest city of Egypt's troubled North Sinai. Security and medical officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters, said the truck bomb destroyed a nearby police building.

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:32

The first set lasted less than 20 minutes, with third-seeded Pliskova not dropping a point on serve until the last game. Dimitrov has defeated Kei Nishikori of Japan 6:2, 2:6, 6:3. A forehand into the net and an overblown backhand from Nishikori gave Dimitrov the chance for the break and, seconds later, he was serving for the match .

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:30

The exit will leave Wenger with the dilemma of who to appoint as Arsenal permanent skipper, with Giroud now a new contender for the role despite having not been named as a vice-captain at the start of the campaign. "It was a great cup tie". Preston's superb performance eventually ended in disappointment for their manager Simon Grayson , who will concentrate on his side's hopes of gaining promotion to the top flight.

by | January 08, 2017 | 00:36

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper insinuated that the tweets were "disparagement" in testimony before Congress Thursday. Woolsey said that Trump's criticism of intelligence agencies was not a factor in his decision to leave the transition team but he added that he agreed with the intelligence community's assessment that Moscow was behind the hacks.

by | January 08, 2017 | 00:33

Charlton, rather fittingly, was chief among those marking Rooney's historic moment just seven minutes into a comfortable 4-0 victory against Reading, taking United's winning run to eight matches in all competitions. Something really important for us because he is an awesome guy in the group and we all want him to do that. Wayne Rooney reflects on equaling Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goalscoring record.

by | January 08, 2017 | 00:33

The connection between Bondi and Trump has stirred controversy. "The victims of Trump University have waited years for today's result, and I am pleased that their patience - and persistence - will be rewarded by this $25 million settlement".

by | January 08, 2017 | 00:32

The death toll is feared to be higher after the bomb exploded near a market in Azaz, a border town in the northern province of Aleppo, on Saturday. Activists say its pre-war population of 30,000 has swelled. Footage from the scene showed a huge plume of black smoke rising from the market, while sounds of gunfire could be heard in the background. The court house and the security headquarters were damaged, as well as the Red Crescent and municipality offices, according to activists in the area.

by | January 08, 2017 | 00:33

In the wake of her death, SeaWorld removed trainers from the water and implemented new safety procedures. "The orcas will continue to live at SeaWorld for many years to come, inspiring guests in new and natural ways", the company said on its website at the time "They will continue to receive the highest-quality care based on the latest advances in marine veterinary medicine, science and zoological best practices".