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by | January 09, 2018 | 14:07

It sets the stage for a potential showdown as the White House meets with House and Senate Republicans and Democrats this week. Kamala Harris of California. But Pelosi was wholly dismissive of the chances of progress at a White House meeting on Tuesday, saying it was more of a show than a real negotiation.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:52

Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from Tory MPs to make more of a shake-up as she allocates junior government posts today . John Glen, Salisbury's MP , has had a role as a Tourism Minister in the Government since last summer.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:24

A man on a mission to kill a large spider has set his home on fire, after trying to hunt the arachnid down with a mini blowtorch. The fire wasn't enough to completely destroy the apartment, but the extent of the damage has forced the residents to move out.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:43

However, there were two injuries - a firefighter received a minor injury, and a civilian is "suffering from a serious, life-threatening injury", Hansi says. Sakowich said there were no smoke or fire conditions inside the building but authorities are investigating to see if there is any damage. Once the investigation is complete, the results will be released, the spokesman, Firefighter Jim Long, said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:10

DeMille award at Sunday's Golden Globes . Ivanka attracted backlash after she called Oprah's Sunday night acceptance speech "empowering and inspiring", because some critics believed it was implicitly critical of President Donald Trump and his administration.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:55

Even those conservative lawmakers who were initially opposed to legal cannabis are now reluctant to come out against an industry that has the support of about 60 per cent of the state's voters. The change, he said, removes "clarity and consistency" for an industry that depended on it. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said in a statement that Sessions is pursuing an anti-marijuana crusade even though it means trampling on states' rights.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:55

Describing Congress Party as strong and vibrant entity in the State, capable enough to defeat fascist, communal forces in the country, JKPCC President, G.A Mir on Monday said that Congress Party has never compromised on its ideology and principles for the sake of power.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:51

The proposal, in the form of an internal memo that had gone around the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which oversees USCIS, had set out to end the provision of granting extensions to H-1B visa holders whose applications for permanent residency (Green Card) had been accepted.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:50

The Prime Minister said permanent ambassadors of India with the world are Indian diaspora. The 21st century is being considered the Asian century and India will be a major player in this with the growing stature of our country and you shall feel proud about our growth which will inspire us to work even harder.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:08

Talking to PTI , Barun Thakur, father of the seven-year old-boy Pradhuman Thakur who was found killed, welcomed the order and said he was satisfied with the verdict and the progress of the investigation so far. Gurugram court has denied bail to 16-year-old student, accused of killing 7-year-old Pradyuman Thakur at Ryan International School . The plea had been made because the defense counsel had complained that the CBI had been unable to the charge sheet within a month, as it had been ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:09

Among the artists to sign the letter were Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd frontman who has become a leading advocate of boycotting Israel, and British director Ken Loach, who came under fire past year for urging a cultural boycott of Israel, despite making money off the screening of his films in Israel.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:56

He's now waiting to extend his Chelsea contract in case Real Madrid are showing interest next summer. Fingers crossed we can get this one sign and sealed as soon as possible so the continual speculation over Hazard's future doesn't drag on.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:34

The high-end festival, now in its sixth year, highlights the best in Northern California cuisine and wine and includes the Williams-Sonoma Culinary Stage, combining world renown chefs with musical performers for live cooking demonstrations.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:28

Officials in Canada have identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in that country, but US officials say they still don't have enough information to name a food source involved in the American outbreak. "This investigation is ongoing, and more information will be released as it becomes available". While the salad greens have not yet been confirmed the cause in the US, it is said to be the root of strain 0157:H7 in recent years.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:25

The reform also includes giving the women a right to hold a driving license from June 2018. The first match that the women would be allowed to attend would be between Al-Ahli and Al-Batin on Friday that is the 12 of January, as per the statement release of the ministry of information on Monday.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:10

Police said in a statement on Tuesday that a 54-year-old from Port Melbourne was arrested and released "pending further enquiries". Detectives executed a warrant at a Port Melbourne residence understood to belong to Thompson on Friday at 9.30am.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:08

Netanyahu's public comments appeared to reflect a desire to show support for a major ally, but also concern that choking off funds would deepen Palestinian hardship and could put Israel and militants on a course for war. President Donald Trump's controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the official capital of Israel last month. Netanyahu made nearly identical comments about dismantling UNRWA in June - a message he said at the time he had conveyed to the U.S.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:04

The vice president plans to leave January 19 for Egypt, where he will meet with President Abdel Fattah Sisi. Palestinian leaders were enraged with Trump's decision and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is refusing to meet with Pence.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:38

Justifying the decision Navid-Adham added that this decision is necessary, there is this assumption that during the primary education period the framework of the Iranian culture is laid in the minds of students. Protests ROCK Iran: Anti-Islamic Republic demonstrations to spark REVOLUTION? Iran has banned English from elementary schools as a push back against perceived Western influence after protests against the regime in Tehran.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:37

The issue of regulating internet service providers to maintain an open internet has wound through the courts and the commission for more than a decade. This isn't the first time the FCC will have gone to court over net neutrality. Several states including NY, and public interest advocacy groups have said they intend to sue to stop the mid-December ruling by the Federal Communications Commission.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:18

With the central government failing to provide any empirical evidence, the Karnataka High Court has ruled that such textual warnings need not be printed on cigarette packets and on other tobacco products. The court emphasised the importance of public health and the harmful effects of tobacco products, observing that the Karnataka high court could not have struck down a policy decision mandating 85% pictorial warning on tobacco products.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:17

Shiv Sena leader Ashok Sawant was stabbed to death outside his house in the Kandivali neighbourhood in North Mumbai on Sunday night, The Times of India reported. Investigations, the police said, indicate contract killing. His body has now been sent for postmortem. According to the police the assailants came in a auto and attacked Deepak while he was on the way to his workplace and attacked him with sharp weapons.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:17

The Italian coast guard, which coordinates rescues in global waters off Libya's coast, said an aircraft on patrol for a European anti-smuggling operation had spotted the dinghy, which was in difficulty Saturday morning. Asked about the Libyan navy's account that at least 25 migrants had perished, Liardo said "that's not confirmed". Chaos and lawlessness since a popular uprising turned into civil war in 2011 have turned Libya into a major transit point for migrants from the Middle East and ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:10

Russian Federation says 13 armed drones have recently been used to attack its air base and its naval facility in western Syria. "The Hmeimim and Tartus bases continue to operate normally", the ministry added. No deaths or material damage were recorded in the attempted attack on Hmeimem airbase, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, with the drone shot down close to the airport in Latakia province .

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:06

The facility was placed on lockdown. Police said that 25-year-old Jerry Mercado was last seen at 10:20 a.m. Sunday. He was unaccounted for during a routine facility check at about 3:15 p.m. Police stress that he should not be approached. Channel 3 did some digging on Mercado's criminal history. One he is found, the spokesperson for the Department of Correction said Mercado will face criminal charges for escaping.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:01

In California-which was the first state to legalize medical marijuana-state officials have, according to the Los Angeles Times , "issued dozens of permits for retailers to begin recreational sales this week, expanding a market that is expected to grow to $7 billion annually by 2020".

by | January 09, 2018 | 08:57

At the same time, Yusufzai recalled that so far, Pakistani officials have dismissed the significance of the estimated $900 million in aid that's at stake. The US also suspended the transfer of military equipment and other funds to Islamabad . "I don't want to get into specific because the implementation is still being worked out but there certainly will be exceptions made when the items are deemed to be in the USA national security interests", the official said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:30

The South Korean envoy will make an in-depth discussion with USA officials on ways to peacefully resolve the peninsula's nuclear issue and improve inter-Korean relations. Later in the day, Kanasugi, who also handles Asian affairs, will hold a meeting with Kim Yong-kil, who leads the foreign ministry's bureau in charge of Northeast Asian affairs, to discuss issues of mutual concern.

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:29

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit previous year ruled that those who brought suit against Mississippi's House Bill 1523, the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act, did not have legal standing to challenge it because they had not actually been harmed by it, as it had yet to go into effect .

by | January 09, 2018 | 06:25

It is unclear if more suspects were involved in the shooting, authorities said. Police had closed off roads in the area and conducted a manhunt among industrial sites as well as wooded areas. A police officer has died after being shot during a response to a burglary in Frederickson, Wash late last night. When other law enforcement officers arrived, they found one of the suspected burglars dead of a gunshot wound.

by | January 09, 2018 | 05:56

Carl Brewer, the former Wichita mayor and Democratic candidate for governor, condemned Alford's comments. A GOP lawmaker in Kansas said that African-Americans "responded the worst" to marijuana due to their "genetics" and "character makeup".

by | January 09, 2018 | 05:53

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said Monday he will not seek re-election this year, adding his name to a growing list of senior Republican lawmakers who have chosen to retire in what is shaping up to be a hard election year for the GOP .

by | January 09, 2018 | 05:33

Coachella 2018 falls on 4/20, but those hoping to score and smoke weed openly in Indio are outta luck, despite California legalizing it. Just like many events in Colorado, Coachella music and arts festival has chose to keep their rules against marijuana use on festival grounds.

by | January 09, 2018 | 05:26

Mr Burns has previously represented Australia in the Commonwealth Games and World Championships, whereas Mr Sullivan is starting out in his athletics career. The very first same-sex marriage in Australia actually took place on December 17, between Lauren Price and Amy Laker in Sydney. "Tonight is about Craig and I, but it's also about so much more than that", said Mr Sullivan as he addressed wedding guests.

by | January 09, 2018 | 05:14

In the Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, the amicus curiae has recommended to SC against reopening of he case. A bench headed by Justice S.A. Bobde will on January 12 take up the matter related to a PIL filed by Pankaj Phadnis, a researcher and a trustee of Abhinav Bharat, Mumbai, who had sought a fresh probe.