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by | March 19, 2017 | 00:44

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.1% to close at 20,937.82. Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday, with the materials group leading broadbased gains as base and precious metal prices gained further ground following the Federal Reserve interest rate decision the day before.

by | March 19, 2017 | 00:41

Under French law being put under formal investigation means there is " serious or consistent evidence " of probable involvement in a crime, according to Reuters . Fillon, the conservative head of the French Republican Party elected instead of Sarkozy, was questioned in relation to the 'fake jobs scandal'. The conservative candidate was charged on Tuesday by a Paris-based prosecutor, Bloomberg reports .

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:15

In ruling that Japan's government and the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant could have predicted and prevented the March 2011 nuclear accident, a district court has established a tough standard for risk mitigation at nuclear power operations - one other judges may or may not support.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:15

In past cases when press access was limited, the State Department arranged for a journalist to join and send pool reports to other news outlets. He said the department's budget past year was "historically high", in part because of conflicts around the globe where USA spending, in addition to military money, includes humanitarian aid and so-called "nation-building" assistance, as well as disaster relief in other parts of the world.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:22

The US intelligence community has long assessed RT to be a propaganda tool of the Kremlin, writing in its January report on Russian interference in the US election that the organization had participated in disinformation campaigns aimed at the US.

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:50

The second amendment on whether to hold a meaningful final vote on any deal after the conclusion of Brexit talks was voted down by 331 to 286, a majority of 45, in the Commons. Among the most vocal has been EU Parliament's chief negotiator Guy Verhofstadt, who has insisted Britain would not be able to "cherry pick". In response Jeremy Corbyn warned that Britain will pay the price for decades if ministers take the wrong decisions over Brexit .

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:53

Up to 30 centimetres of snow is expected to fall on some parts of eastern Ontario, and forecasters are predicting up to 45 centimetres of snow forecasted for the New York City area. Macdonald Parkway and Mitch Owens Road. As Environment Canada says, Mother Nature is about to deliver a reminder that spring has not officially started.

by | March 13, 2017 | 00:46

Toronto police say a four-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe. Christina Nyuyen was last seen in a auto around 6 this morning. After paramedics checked the child for any injury, she was released to her parents and driven home by police. "We are hoping to find that vehicle quickly", he told CP24.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:46

Attorneys to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniform transition ", said spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores in a statement . On March 3, Bharara created a personal Twitter account , fueling speculation of his future. Bharara served as chief counsel to Schumer during the latter years of George W Bush's presidency, and led the investigation into the abrupt dismissals of United States attorneys in 2006.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:36

VitrA Russia's CEO Salim Ozen and four Russian guests were killed after their aircraft hit a television tower and crashed onto a highway in the Buyukcekmece district. But Turkish authorities have not ruled out a technical fault, Reuters reported. The emergency centre for Russians overseas said the four Russians on board were amongst those killed.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:35

The museum was not open for business when the threat was received and investigators found no trace of explosives. Even after one suspect was tracked down, Jewish organizations around the country have still received bomb threats in recent days.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:36

Klementyna Sushanov is the global coordinator who started the International Women's Strike from Warsaw, Poland , where she's from. Many women will still work on March 8 out of necessity, and that's a decision everyone should respect.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:37

The court's direction had come on a PIL filed by a woman who had alleged repeated rape by Prajapati and others and sought direction for registration of an FIR. Prajapati was sacked by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav previous year but was later reinstated in the council of ministers. "Chandrapal (Prajapati's PSO) was arrested near Police Lines here", Additional Superintendent of Police (East) Shivram Yadav said.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:35

Jaitley hit back at Jethmalani in the same vein targeting his client Arvind Kejriwal. "Do you agree that reputation does not suffer from this kind of defect", asked Jethmalani. Jaitley has sought Rs10 crore in compensation for the alleged defamatory remarks made by Kejriwal, Raghav Chadha, Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh and Deepak Bajpai against him and his family.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:15

South Korean lawmaker Kim Young-woo, chairman of parliament's National Defense Committee who was briefed by the JCS, said that the projectile looks similar to the Pukguksong-2 missile that North Korea test-fired last month. In South Korea, there was some carry-over from Friday's 1.1% slide - the largest in four months - from China moving to restrict its tour groups bound for the country.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:31

The older boy suffered serious bites from a nearby dog and was taken to the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. At about 10pm a woman, 27, who is related to both boys presented to police before being arrested and questioned. Deniliquin commander superintendent Paul Condon said the "terrible story" will "rock the community of Australia". Supt Condon said it was "very unclear" what happened at the riverbank on Thursday evening.

by | March 05, 2017 | 00:46

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters this week that Turkish troops will continue assaulting Kurdish fighters in areas around Manbij. The villages are located west of the city of Manbij and have been a focus of fighting since Wednesday between the Turkey-backed rebels and the Manbij Military Council, the USA -allied militia.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:44

A Kashmir snowshoe racer who was permitted to enter United States after massive public support was arrested for alleged "first degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child", Adirondack Daily Enterprise reported. Social media was involved. The attorney, Brian Barrett, says because of the limited communications he's had with Hussain, he hasn't been able to properly evaluate the case.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:45

Merkel also said the German government would provide Tunisia with 250 million euros in aid for development projects. She also invited Tunisia to attend the G20 summit held on July in German city of Hamburg. who especially need job training and employment opportunities", she said. "The fact that you as a freely elected democratic parliament exist is a legacy of the great courage of the citizens of your country", Merkel said.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:37

The Wednesday meeting with Gatilov was attended by HNC delegation head Nasr Hariri, his deputy Yahya Kodmani, vice-president of the National Coalition of the Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces Abdul Hakim Bashar, member of the group Monzer Makhous, as well as some generals of the Free Syrian Army.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:38

Second, there's staffers in Obama's White House, who believed it was important to preserve evidence before the intelligence "could be covered up or destroyed" by Trump and his administration. Meanwhile, American intelligence gathered communications between Russian officials discussing contacts with Trump's associates. Trump did not mention Russian Federation by name.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:39

She said: "We were trying to reach people on the go and for some reason not able to attend Mass". "Scripture that we read on Ash Wednesday warns us against practicing our piety before others in order to be seen by them", said Priem. The 40 days of Lent are a way of identifying ourselves with him during the days leading up to his crucifixion and resurrection. Talking about Ash Wednesday , he explained how the mark of cross of ash on the foreheads signifies humility and that the worth of ...

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:36

Less than a week later, more than 225 firms have responded to the solicitation, according to The Hill . Vice President Mike PenceMike (Michael) Richard PenceMexican company: We'd help with border wall Trump team must recognize value of strong relationship with EU Pence disputes report that Yemen raid yielded no significant intel MORE stressed Wednesday that Mexico will eventually foot the wall's bill.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:32

Burnim, president of Bowie State University, in Bowie, Md. Providing an alternative option to students denied the right to attend a quality school is the legacy of #HBCUs . Public schools will suffer, leading to even less funding for public education than there is now. Among other things, they asked about the scale and criteria for the audit; sought assurances that she would speak with congressional leaders before announcing or proposing any major programmatic changes; asked the extent ...

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:32

Overnight between Sunday and Monday, Gaza militant fired a rocket that landed in an open field in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council, causing no casualties. He estimated that roughly 30 soldiers were killed during the anti-tunnel operation. The report said the strike targeted a terror cell preparing to fire rockets at Israel, and that rockets and launchers were also destroyed in the strike.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:30

And her wish finally came true after police in Nijmegen-Zuid, eastern Netherlands, granted her her wish of getting the "inside experience". The post includes pictures of the woman, named Annie, with a wide grin on her face. A woman, Annie, had her jail dreams fulfilled when her niece contacted local police to ask for their help. "[An officer] made a decision to look into the possibility to grant her request".

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:28

Emphasizing on the recent conversation between Trump and President Xi, Yang said China was eager to improve its ties with the U.S.at all levels and increase coordination and cooperation with the country on several issues by following through on the spirit of the phone conversation and upholding the principles of non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:43

The scandal centres on Park's close friend Choi, who is accused of using her ties with the president to meddle in state affairs and to force millions of dollars from local firms. If, however they uphold the parliament's decision, a presidential election must be held. The scandal has led to weekly protests by tens of thousands of Koreans.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:42

Western advisors are increasingly present close to the frontline, helping coordinate air strikes and advising Iraqi forces as the battle unfolds. "The bridge is very important", Colonel Falah al-Wabdan of the Interior Ministry's Rapid Response unit, one of the two main forces spearheading the campaign in western Mosul, told Reuters .

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:42

Fillon, the former frontrunner whose bid has been thrown into turmoil by a corruption investigation, also said his campaign events were being disrupted "every day" by far-left activists. The EU has promised to dock Le Pen's salary as a European parliamentarian to recoup cash it alleges was funneled to her domestic campaigns in 2014 and 2015.