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by | February 22, 2018 | 19:00

President Donald Trump, who has called on European allies and Congress to help fix what he calls its "flaws". Iran "cannot remain in a deal in which there is no benefit for us", he said. The International Atomic Energy Agency, an organization that promotes the peaceful use of nuclear energy, has confirmed that Iran is largely abiding by the terms.

by | February 22, 2018 | 18:54

Davis is averaging 27.4 points and 10.7 rebounds per game this season, so he is clearly capable of carrying the Pelicans . Davis acknowledged he's feeling the pressure to carry a heavy load, saying "it goes back to AD before DeMarcus, a lot of minutes, weight of the world on your shoulders".

by | February 22, 2018 | 18:48

A gunman opened fire at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , killing 17 people. "We, as a country, failed our children". "And I just - I still can't fathom that I myself am able to purchase one", Zeif said . Does anybody have an idea as to how to stop it? Speaking about sports coach Aaron Feis , who died shielding students from bullets during last week's shooting, Trump said that "that coach was very courageous, saved a lot of lives, I suspect", but "if he had a firearm, ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 18:19

Where are the games being held? Team USA added to its medal total at the 2018 Winter Olympics . What countries will (and won't) be there? The AP also reports that NBC's PyeongChang coverage is "on the brink of a historic accomplishment: These games will mark the first time female athletes have been featured more than men on a US network's prime-time Olympic coverage ".

by | February 22, 2018 | 18:09

Explaining about the arrest, CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said Jindal during his tenure had allowed issuance of Letters of Undertaking without sanctioned limits to Nirav Modi group firm. The PNB fraud pertains to issuance of fake Letters of Understanding (LoUs) to companies associated with billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi by errant PNB employees, which enabled these companies to get buyers credit from global branches of other Indian lenders.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:51

An image of a giant dove lit up the night sky and singers performed John Lennon's "Imagine" at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, not long after athletes from enemies South and North Korea marched into the stadium together.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:41

The apex court was hearing the case of alleged love jihad in Kerala. On November 27, last year, the Supreme Court had directed that Hadiya be taken to Shivaraj, Homeopathy College at Salem, Tamil Nadu, where she is a student to allow her to complete her 11-month course.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:38

The highly-demanding and aging MiG-21 Bisons have the highest landing and take-off speeds in the world, with initial speeds of 340kmph. Avani hails from Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh. Chaturvedi's decision to join the IAF came after a flying experience in the flying club of her college left her inspired. She has interests in chess, table tennis and sketching.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:27

According to energy regulator Ofgem, a UK Government plan to cap the most common gas and electricity tariffs could come into effect by Christmas this year. Centrica said like-for-like headcount would be reduced by 4,000 by 2020. Centrica warned in November that results would be hit by "significant market pressure" in North America , precipitating its biggest ever one-day share price drop.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:59

Mr Corbyn's decision to quiz the Prime Minister on Brexit for all six of his allotted questions - rather than continue his recent trend of asking about police funding or the NHS - prompted suggestions the Labour leader could soon shift his party's position on a post-Brexit customs union with the EU.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:45

The players were off the pitch when officials chose to abandon the match due to persistent rain, awarding Australia a 19-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis system. "I'm disappointed to not go to the Pakistan Super League as planned, but I'll now focus on rehabilitation and working as hard as I can, with the hope to still take part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) later this year", Lynn said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:27

The department says after investigating, they determined SHS referred to Springfield High School in OH and not Starkville High School. "The police department takes these threats seriously and will take steps to investigate these claims as they are reported", Wasson said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:26

Tej Pratap Yadav said this while talking to journalists last weekend when he vacated his official bungalow. Recently, Tej Pratap Yadav had vacated his government allotted bungalow stating that it was filled with ghosts. Sources close to him have revealed that in June past year, a " dushman maaran jaap " (chanting of hymns to eliminate enemies) had been organised at his bungalow while central agencies were busy investigating corruption charges against his family members.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:24

She said: "Eliminating and reducing service along rural and remote routes will leave people vulnerable, particularly Indigenous communities, women, seniors, children and those living with disabilities". The bus company has said it can no longer subsidize losses on unprofitable routes with revenue from the more profitable routes in the province. Freight delivery will continue, the company said, adding it's entering into partnership agreements to continue that service.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:16

Beijing is investigating the incident reported by Japan earlier this week, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Thursday. On Wednesday, Tokyo reported an alleged violation of the United Nations sanctions by Pyongyang after detecting an apparent cargo transfer between the North Korean tanker Yu Jong 2 and an unidentified vessel in the East China Sea.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:13

While there's no indication the suspected Parkland Florida shooter used a bump stock, it's where President Trump made a decision to start gun control reform. Earlier Wednesday, Trump met with parents, students and family members with a connection to past school shootings , including survivors of the Florida shooting last week.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:59

There were 954 hate groups in the country in 2017, marking a 4% increase over the previous year when the number rose 2.8%, the civil rights watchdog said in its annual census of such groups. While black nationalist hate groups as defined by SPLC are usually "fringe groups with no connection to political power", Beirich said white nationalists have been emboldened by their connection to Trump administration figures who have expressed sympathy for their causes.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:35

The court previously heard that, eight years after the United Kingdom was found to be in breach of legal limits on the pollutant, levels were still too high in 37 out of 43 zones across the country. The Welsh Government has also been ordered to pay the ClientEarth's costs. A judge has ordered the government to take greater action to improve air quality in 33 towns and cities after ruling that its plans for reducing toxic gas from diesel engines are inadequate.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:31

Most intriguingly, the final will be played in Karachi - the first worldwide match to be played in the city since 2009. The captains of all six teams expressed their wish to lay their hands on the glittering trophy on March 25 in Karachi .

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:15

The goal of Sonnen, which will also relocate its Sydney office to Adelaide, is to produce 50,000 household batteries over the next five years, state premier Jay Weatherill and Chris Parratt, managing director of Sonnen Australia, announced on Thursday.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:58

After a mass shooting in October in Las Vegas, officials said they were studying a ban on bump stocks, an attachment that allows a rifle to fire more frequently. Congress is not doing enough to prevent mass shootings, with 62 per cent saying President Donald Trump , also a Republican, has not done enough on that front.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:31

A day after those comments, Trump fired off a series of tweets criticizing Sessions. Sanders will likely be asked about last week's school shooting in Florida, special counsel Robert Mueller 's indictments of Russian election meddlers and the aftermath of recent failures to pass immigration legislation - all of which occurred after the previous press briefing.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:24

The budget session started on February 19 and will be concluded after Parrikar presents the budget and addresses the assembly. "All prayers have been heard". The hospital had further stated that the BJP leader is was responding well to the treatment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who was in Mumbai to inaugurate "Magnetic Maharashtra" Global Investors Summit in suburban Bandra, had also visited the Lilavati Hospital to enquire about Parrikar's health.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:40

More than anyone else, Graham built evangelicalism into a force that rivaled liberal Protestantism and Roman Catholicism in the U.S. His leadership summits and crusades in more than 185 countries and territories forged powerful global links among conservative Christians and threw a lifeline to believers in the communist bloc.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:27

As university staff across the country walkout this morning protesting proposed changes to their pensions, they can take heart from the fact that they're supported by their students. Universities UK said it would cost close to £1 billion extra each year to maintain current benefits, which would have had to be split 35:65 between members and employers if reforms are not agreed.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:11

The school district also sent a letter warning students against protesting to students' homes, reports the Houston Chronicle . "Life is all about choices and every choice has a effect whether it be positive or negative", Rhodes said Tuesday, according to the Houston Chronicle .

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:36

The Army Media Spokesperson said the Military Police have launched an investigation into the incident. The injured, include seven army personnel, five Air Force personnel and seven civilians. The Army today insisted that the Diyatalawa incident was not terrorism related. "The explosion can not be ruled out as an act of terrorism as of yet", military spokesperson Sumith Atapattu said, according to Daily Mirror .

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:35

Israel's prime minister on Wednesday said that his country's intelligence services passed along information that helped thwart an alleged terror plot targeting an Australian passenger plane previous year. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday said the federal government was grateful for information provided by Israel to ASIO, which in turn worked with other worldwide partners.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:22

Navy's 5th Fleet. Rajab was already serving a two-year sentence over a January 2015 news interview in which he said that the Bahraini regime was torturing political prisoners. At the time, he was already serving a three-month sentence for posting anti-government comments on Twitter. He was then released in 2014 before being imprisoned again due to Twitter comments.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:42

But when you got a thousand students standing up saying "we're not going to take this BS anymore" that's when change happens", Tortoris said. "The last time this happened about six or seven years ago, the students went on a march and hundreds of kids spent their lunch in the gym".

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:44

Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), as well as Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), have also told CNN they will be in attendance. The NRA's participation is somewhat of a surprise since the group generally shies away from commenting immediately after mass shootings like last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which claimed 17 lives.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:28

Lucas was last seen on Saturday at around 3 p.m.at his home off of the 600 block of south Edgemoor, near Lincoln. When officers arrived, Lucas' stepmother said he was last seen at about 3 p.m. She emphasized that the father did not abuse his son and believes it was Lucas' stepmother. She added that she believes Hernandez, who often travels out of state for work, was out of town working when Lucas disappeared.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:22

He was also a member of the International Sikh Youth Federation, which is now banned. Fresh controversy has marred Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to India after photos of Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist, with first lady of Canada Sophie Trudeau and Canadian minister Amarjeet Sohi emerged on the internet.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:14

The image shows the talking points and questions Mr Trump wished to discuss with the survivors, including "what would you most want me to know about experience?" and "what can we do to help you feel safe?". On Wednesday, Trump floated the possibility of having more armed teachers in schools to prevent school shootings . "It's stops here with this administration and me".

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:07

In one moment, he maintained his composure while explaining his refusal to back an assault weapons ban while face-to-face with the grieving father of a teenager killed in last week's shooting. Rubio finished his speech echoing that sentiment, saying, "You may not like everything I say or everything I stand for, but I want to find a way forward to solve the problem".