by | February 21, 2018 | 19:02

In another development, the excise duty rate on luxury goods goes up from 7-9 percent, the minister said. Gigaba was forced to scramble for new money to fund free tertiary education following a surprise announcement to that effect by then- president Jacob Zuma in December past year.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:47

Last week Scott called on FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign following the Bureau's admission it did not follow through and investigate the tip. But he also sought to use the shooting to criticize the nation's leading law enforcement agency. They went on to say they advised Cruz to see a therapist and told him to lock up the weapon he eventually used in the fatal shooting.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:45

A spokesman says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning. Don't you believe it. He has led hundreds of thousands of individuals to make personal decisions to commit their lives to Jesus Christ, according to BGEA. Dr. Graham was a counselor to presidents, a pastor to the masses, and most of all - a loving, caring, husband, father , and grandfather.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:43

The statement came shortly after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told 60 Minutes he would continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea "until that first bomb drops". -North Korean negotiations that critics say only handed North Korea more time to build its nuclear and ballistic missile programs . Rep. Kang Seok-ho of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party said during a party meeting that the North's recent peace overtures toward the South, including its invitation to ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:40

The teen told detectives that the post was a joke aimed to scare his cousin and he appeared remorseful, according to a sheriff's news release . "I'm exhausted. He said that, like others, he sees a lot of "thoughts and prayers" being offered, but not much else. "I can now say I know people who have been directly affected by three of the most horrific gun violence events in our history (Northern Illinois University, Las Vegas , Stoneman Douglas), and a couple more single events", he ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:34

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Twitter, referring to North Korea's formal name. The interview was published before news of the aborted meeting leaked out, but Pence's comments take on new importance now that we know he made them a short time after he was literally set to talk to North Korea.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:51

The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself a year ago after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:41

Kelly, the district secretary for Rep. Shawn Harrison , sent an email Tuesday to a reporter at our news partner The Tampa Bay Times , alleging the students "travel to various crisis when they happen". I am appalled at and strongly denounce his comments about the Parkland students. "Here's the email", Leary tweeted. "On behalf of the entire Florida House, I sincerely apologize to the students targeted and again commend them for their courage through this unspeakable tragedy".

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:40

The chief justice said that a person who is disqualified under of the Constitution of the country is not eligible to sign on any document that is needed to nominate someone to the National Assembly or Senate. Nawaz, disqualified by the Supreme Court on July 28 a year ago in the Panama Papers case, had filed a petition in the apex court seeking to merge the three National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against him.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:25

When confronted about the loaded pistol in his possession at the school last week, Chen offered two excuses : he was going to target practice after school, and he was being bullied and harassed by other students, so the gun was for protection.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:04

According to multiple sources, 34-year-old Nieky Holzken (13-0, 10 KOs) of the Netherlands is the frontrunner to replace Braehmer. Braehmer has been suffering from influenza and yesterday revealed he would be unable to compete against Smith at the Arena Nürnberger Versicherung.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:49

The singer was headlining a show at Indigo at the O2 as part of the War Child BRITs Week series of concerts to benefit children living in war-torn countries (via Page Six ). I'm so excited for your wedding. Fans spotted a gold band on his left ring finger during the show prompting speculation that he secretly married Seaborn after they got engaged over the new year.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:37

There are already signs of high water in our region, and there is more rain in the forecast. "Anyone that lives along (the Ohio River) will have to watch", he said. Heavy ice accumulation plagued a region stretching from Northern Iowa into central Wisconsin. Pleasant area to be upgraded to flood warnings covering Isabella, Gratiot and Clare counties.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:33

Hollie had been a person of interest linked to the Tuesday night death of Fonda Poellnitz, his ex-wife, according to the Associated Press. Billa was rushed to the hospital where he died, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste told a local Fox affiliate.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:31

The largely backbench politicians, including former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith and vocal Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg , said they wanted to reassure Mrs May of their "continued, strong backing for the clear vision of an internationally-engaged, free-trading, global Britain" and that they had some "suggestions about how it could be achieved".

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:25

The West Virginia Mountaineers and Baylor Bears meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Ferrell Center. During the first half of the Big 12 schedule, the Bears couldn't break the habit of losing close games as they lost to Kansas , West Virginia and TCU by three-point margins and Oklahoma by two.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:22

February 21 marks the nineteenth annual International Mother Language Day (IMLD.) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) presented 2018's theme with the statement,"Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development".

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:21

Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject. Once all data has been sought out - it must be clearly documented with when, how, and why it was obtained; what is going to be done with it and how long its will be kept.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:11

This time, it could be different, because the issue is being taken up by the people most affected by high school shootings: high school students . "If the President wants to come up to me, and tell me to my face that it was a bad tragedy and how it should never have happened and maintain telling us how nothing is going to be done about it, I'm going to happily ask him how much money he received from the National Rifle Association", said Gonzalez at the gun control rally in Ft.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:59

Reuters/ Carlos Garcia RawlinsA woman grieves in front of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after the mass shooting killing 17 people. The latest revelations about Cruz's history came as thousands gathered at an anti-gun rally at Fort Lauderdale in Florida , some 25 miles from the school where 17 people were killed by Cruz on Wednesday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:54

Imran had pleaded guilty during the five-day trial conducted at a prison in Lahore . The verdict of his conviction was announced by an Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday. Many people have expressed that justice is served. Zainab's body was found from a pile of trash on 9th January 2018. Imran's arrest brought to light seven more killings and many Pakistanis have demanded he be publicly executed.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:04

New Zealand First trade spokesman Fletcher Tabuteau confirmed his party would now support CPTPP, having earlier opposed TPP. "The big changes with TPP 11 are the suspension of a whole lot of the provisions of the agreement". Although New Zealand has never been the subject of an ISDS case, the analysis says the CPTPP will increase the number of foreign investors "and therefore the risk that New Zealand may face an ISDS claim in the future".

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:01

It does not appear that a bump stock device was used in the Florida shooting , nor does it appear a prohibition on the devices would have stopped that shooter. Trump has blamed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives under the Obama administration for designating bump stocks as legal devices in 2010.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:55

The spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is determined to press ahead with its offensive to clear a Syrian enclave of Kurdish fighters despite an attempt by Syrian pro-government forces to enter the region. "It is impossible to give them [any terrorist organization] a chance [in Afrin]". On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:29

Her trial at the time was the longest and most high profile in Irish legal history, she had denied any involvement in her husbands murder. is reporting that she may be buried next to the man she had killed. The credibility and reliability of three men who say they were solicited by Nevin to kill - but refused to do so - was at the heart of whether her conviction was safe.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:21

MLA Kalyan Singh passed away at the GBH American Hospital in Udaipur from prolonged illness today morning. Singh, an MLA from Nathdwara constituency in Rajsamand district, was suffering from cancer since last three years. Lokendra Singh Chauhan is the member of the current and 16th Legislative assembly of the Uttar Pradesh assembly. Lokendra Singh was 41 years old and is survived by his wife and two sons.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:03

Grab has a similar dominant market share in the ASEAN bloc, with a presence in more than 100 Southeast Asian cities. In January, the Japanese tech conglomerate bought about a 15 percent stake in Uber, mostly buying shares from existing investors.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:52

Samsung has a patent for a drone with a display that can detect the face and pupils of a person in addition to their hand gestures and position. According to Technology website Lets Go Digital , South Korean Tech Giant Samsung has filed for and been awarded a patent for what is described as a "flying display device".

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:46

More than a month before 17 people were killed at a Florida high school, the Federal Bureau of Investigation got a tip warning that the suspect wanted to kill people and was planning to carry out a school shooting. He said each call would be "looked at and scrutinized" and that he would take appropriate action should he learn his office fell short in handling them.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:40

Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 17,456,699 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,595,542,000 after purchasing an additional 3,945,948 shares during the last quarter. Blackrock Inc accumulated 20.24 million shares or 0% of the stock. Alliancebernstein L.P. grew its holdings in shares of JPMorgan Chase & 29.2% in the second quarter.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:32

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at the Bhartiya Janata Party in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills saying that the arrogance of the later was such that they tried to buy the churches of Meghalaya by offering crores of money but miserably failed.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:26

FireEye said North Korean operatives had expanded their targets beyond South Korea and mounted increasingly sophisticated attacks, adding it had identified a suspected North Korean cyberespionage group it dubbed "APT37" - standing for advanced persistent threat.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:15

Trump's order came a week after a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida , where 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people with a rifle that he had purchased legally. A bump stock is an accessory that can be used to make a semiautomatic weapon fire like an automatic weapon, meaning a shooter could fire several rounds in one second, as the bump stock utilizes a gun's natural recoil.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:00

According to the agency, the unnamed individual was a "staff contracted driver" who was found to be "in lawful possession of a prohibited item". The Atlantic Ocean is seen adjacent to President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida - also sometimes called his Winter White House - on January 11, 2018.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:56

If there's one thing we've learned, it is that guns have become a cultural flash point in a nation that is unequal and divided. "I'm with the students calling for gun reform outside the White House", said U.S. We need stronger background checks, mandatory waiting periods and mental health restrictions for gun purchases. It doesn't matter whether you're a Democrat or a Republican, liberal or conservative, urban or rural, a member of Everytown for Gun Safety or of the National Rifle ...