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by | February 06, 2018 | 17:49

Millicent Garrett Fawcett lead the The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), which was set up in 1897. But why is it it important? Sexual exploitation and harassment, the "glass ceiling", lack of equal pay for equal jobs, the burden of care for relatives in a shrinking funded care sector and the much smaller number of women in top jobs and political positions show how much more work needs to be done.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:47

The United States said on Tuesday that North Korea may be only months away from being able to strike the U.S. mainland with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile, while Pyongyang said Washington was considering a pre-emptive strike against it.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:31

The health ministry says Ahmad Abu-Obeid was shot in the head Saturday during a stone-throwing confrontation near the northern West Bank town of Jenin. "Israeli forces will reach all terrorists who try to harm Israelis and make them pay for their actions". They found him there armed with an automatic weapon.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:23

Aliyev has timed his election to coincide with the presidential polls in Russian Federation and Armenia so as to prevent the external forces from meddling in the election campaign in Azerbaijan. In a tweet , de Waal suggested the sped-up election could be a way out of those sanctions: "release Ilgar Mammadov after the deadline to register as a candidate, escape punishment from Council of Europe".

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:22

He mentioned about a wall being constructed at a temple in Kochi for allegedly keeping the dalits away. However, BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said neither RSS nor BJP workers were responsible for the incident. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office has also directed the police to take actions and launch a thorough probe into the matter. He pointed to the nationwide attack on freedom of expression in the recent times; such attacks by intolerant communal elements claimed the ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:08

The errant document offered a critique of how officials performed during a simulated release of the infectious disease anthrax in Minneapolis on the day of the Super Bowl . Juliette Kayyem, a former DHS official who is now a CNN contributor, told the network that the report was typical of the kind of reviews carried out before a major event, but revealed a weakness in the Department of Homeland Security .

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:05

Democrats on Sunday sharpened their rhetoric in the clash over the investigation into Trump campaign links to Russian Federation, warning the president that firing top law enforcement officials could "lead to a confrontation we do not need in America".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:57

The National Weather Service office in NY said they were attempting to determine why the warning went out. There is NO tsunami threat to east central Florida. It 100% reads as there is a tsunami if people don't click into twice. AccuWeather and the National Weather Service have confirmed there is no tsunami warning in effect for the east coast.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:56

He fled to the embassy in 2012 after skipping bail to avoid being sent to Sweden to face an allegation of rape, which he denied. LONDON (AP) - A British judge on Tuesday upheld a United Kingdom arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , leaving his legal position unchanged after more than five years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:54

The Nunes memo has been released - and the conservative drumbeat demanding the firing of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is getting louder. Nunes and committee Republicans accuse the Justice Department of abusing Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) guidelines in its warrant to extend surveillance on Carter Page , a one-time campaign adviser to Trump.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:35

Cooper went on to say he has never seen such "reckless" leadership in 30 years. One person said Katz was escorted through the building by Newsweek Media Group's general counsel and by the company's head of human resources. Once again, Katz, Saul, and Keefe were all bylined on the story. On Monday , Katz's firing sparked a revolt. "We have been doing good work under an editorial staff that has been working hard to protect us", that staffer told Mic .

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:36

The ad features portions of Trump's address when Democrats did not stand, including when he praised those who stand for the national anthem, commended the decision to give military veterans a choice in their health care, celebrates low African American unemployment, notes that the USA motto is "In God We Trust", and lauds tax reform.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:34

Temperatures that day ranged between 12 and 19 degrees. Toddler found unresponsive on front porch by mother dies later at Akron Children's Hospital. "It was freezing and that was my biggest worry when the cops came", Lucas said. Lucas said she has seen both children outside alone before. The dispatcher then instructed her how to perform CPR while the frantic woman screamed and asked why a rescue squad had not arrived.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:36

The heavily redacted referral notes that Steele said he received information that came from "a foreign sub-source who 'is in touch with (redacted), a contact of (redacted), a friend of the Clintons, who passed it to (redacted)". In short, Steele was being fed information by Clinton associates and the State Department while he was creating his anti-Trump dossier and providing materials to the Federal Bureau of Investigation against Trump.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:33

One of the messages posted on Mr Madhav's handle read, "Your account has been hacked by Turkish cyber army "Ayyildiz Tim". The particular message can be still viewed in Google when you search for Swapan Dasgupta's Twitter account. "So opened it. Have spoken to twitter already". Several screenshots and a now deleted tweet on Kher's handle are circulating on social media, showing a tweet in Turkish and ending with the words "I love Pakistan".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:21

Heckingbottom was thought to have been at the club's training ground on Monday night to thrash out terms over his deal, and could be unveiled by Leeds at some point on Tuesday. Express Sport brings you all you need to know about Leeds' new head coach. Heckingbottom had Barnsley in the Championship play-off hunt at the midway point of last season but a series of departures in the January transfer window resulted in a 14th-place finish.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:20

Salah Abdeslam , 28, cut a defiant figure at the court while refusing to stand for the judge or to answer questions about the bloody gun battle in Brussels that led to his capture in 2016. Three officers were wounded in the shootout that followed and one suspect was killed. Abdeslam's brother Brahim carried out one of the suicide bombings, which were claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:14

The statement went on to pass on the best wishes of the entire cast of DWTS to all involved in the accident , wishing them a speedy recovery. In addition, the Dancing With the Stars: Live! The Iowa State Patrol says a driver exited their auto after hitting another vehicle on I-80.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:06

The snow came so fast and the roads were so slick. A 55 year old California-based truck driver was killed in the crash. Pace said almost 350 crashes and 50 to 55 injuries were reported in the 18-county area he is responsible for in the southwest part of the state.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:58

The case centered around a protest on September 26, 2014, that sparked a 79-day occupation of much of downtown Hong Kong by democracy activists. The five-judge Court of Final Appeal unanimously accepted appeals filed by Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow of their sentences for unlawful assembly.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:50

While South Korea has eagerly engaged in talks with Kim's regime, the White House has remained skeptical. "We are going to be flexible to make sure we organise the best possible Games in the best possible place for the best athletes in the world", said Samaranch, the son of the late former IOC President.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:47

But the legislation did win the backing of a Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin, who has been central to the fight for Dreamers. President Donald Trump in a Monday morning tweet called any immigration plan that does not include a border wall "a total waste of time" - a missive that came as a new bipartisan immigration plan was introduced into the Senate.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:45

Meanwhile, Turkish operations against Syrian Kurdish forces and US and Russian-backed operations against the Islamic State group have compounded the suffering of Syrians in the country's north and east. But the YPG has been working closely with the United States to fight the Islamic State extremist group in Syria. In agreement with Iran and Russian Federation, the Turkish military is setting up observation posts in parts of Idlib and Aleppo province.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:38

Trump says on Twitter Monday: "Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington , right up there with Comey, Warner, Brennan and Clapper!" "The norms and institutions protecting the Department of Justice from political interference in the years since have been tested, but never before as they are under President Donald Trump ", Mr Schiff wrote .

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:38

The Pacers are 11-5 over their last 16 games and have held opponents to 101 points per game and 31% shooting from 3-point range, which has ranked fourth in the National Basketball Association over that time. The Washington Wizards (30-22) are riding in a four-game winning streak including a 115-98 win over the Orlando Magic in which Otto Porter scored 20 points and Tomas Satoransky added 19.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:33

She adds that tax cuts Trump recently signed into law and his focus on eliminating regulations will further enhance the economy and continue to increase prosperity for the American people. "As we're already seeing, [tax reform] is leading to hundreds of billions of dollars of investment in the United States". Naturally, Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones blamed today's sudden Dow drop on what he believes is an ongoing war between President Trump and the secret "deep state" society ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:32

The Devin Nunes memo was released in an effort to discredit the FBI's investigation into Trump's Russian Federation ties, and it alleged that the FBI was involved in illegal surveillance of Trump staffers during the 2016 presidential campaign.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:17

Western contractors told AP that troops had already started to draw down and an AP reporter at Al-Asad, a large airfield in Anbar province, saw activities associated which confirmed their accounts, but Iraqi officials said the withdrawal had not yet started.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:15

The Dutch Foreign Ministry on Monday said it had formally withdrawn its ambassador to Turkey, who has been physically barred from the country for nearly a year, over a dispute that began during March 2017 . Dutch-Turkish relations have spiraled to an all-time low after the Netherlands expelled Turkey's Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kayar in March. The Netherlands is home to some 400,000 people of Turkish origin, and the two countries have had diplomatic relations for some four centuries.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:13

With the Friday release of the House Republican intelligence memo, we know a little bit more about the current investigations into possible abuse of power in the Obama and Trump administrations. Democrats on the committee dispute that, arguing that the Republicans are misrepresenting what McCabe said. This could backfire on Republicans in Congress, as the release of the first memo failed to directly target the Mueller investigation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:01

When veteran opposition challengerRaila Odinga chose to stage his on January 30, few had any idea that the mood in Nairobi would become one of toxic intolerance - intolerance of the opposition, of the media and of the rule of law. But the stations are only available on pay TV platforms. KTN News resumed on its free-to-air channel. "Every day these TV stations are kept off air and their journalists are harassed or intimidated further erodes Kenya's position as a leader of press freedom in ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:56

The incident took place on the territory controlled by the Jabhat Fatah al-Sham terror group amid an ongoing military operation conducted by Syrian forces. The report on the ministry's Zvezda TV said preliminary information indicates the plane was shot down in Idlib province on Saturday by a portable ground-to-air missile.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:56

EFCC is prosecuting him over allegation that he had before the 2015 Presidential election, received N400million from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, without executing any contract. Abang, in his ruling, said that he was disposed to granting the application for adjournment on compassionate ground, and particularly since the prosecution did not oppose the application.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:47

We already knew that high market valuations were likely to exacerbate volatility, as was the absence of any meaningful pullback in all of a year ago. Fourth quarter financial results released during the month were mostly above the already optimistic forecasts of analysts.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:48

Trump vowed to keep the Guantanamo Bay prison open - anathema to Democrats and many Republicans. The law imposing this practice upon the Trump administration comes from Supreme Court precedent protecting the fundamental rights of non-citizens, who can not be detained indefinitely without due process.