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by | March 01, 2018 | 21:56

It can sometimes feel like you want to give more to homeless hostels and shelters in the form of toiletries, food or bedding, but often, a donation of money can go further. This is also true if you see someone with a child on the streets. Try to organise a quiet place where you can talk. Focus Ireland's Director of Advocacy Mike Allen said: "We are deeply concerned by the government's continued emphasis on the delivery of Hubs to tackle this human crisis of family homelessness".

by | March 01, 2018 | 21:26

It also means that on a practical level, if the head of the Central Intelligence Agency comes over to brief the president on top-secret information, Jared Kushner could be asked to leave the room. A senior White House spokesman with close ties to Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump abruptly announced today that he's stepping down, exacerbating the Trump administration's already historically high staff turnover rate.

by | March 01, 2018 | 21:15

Eight others complained of symptoms like nasal irritation and itching, according to ABC. The 11 people fell ill after the letter was opened in the Consolidated Administration Building, which is on base. Three of them were brought to a nearby hospital in stable condition, Arlington fire officials said. The Marine Corps said the building was evacuated, and several Marines are receiving medical care.

by | March 01, 2018 | 21:16

The world's chemical weapons watchdog is investigating recent attacks in the besieged, rebel-held Syrian region of eastern Ghouta to determine whether banned munitions were used, sources told Reuters . AFP reporters saw no movement at the Wafideen checkpoint through which would-be evacuees were told to exit Eastern Ghouta, which the government lost in 2012 and has besieged nearly ever since.

by | March 01, 2018 | 20:59

DACA, the program that allows children brought illegally into the United States as children to stay in the country while working or studying, is set to expire on March 5 after President Donald Trump ordered its cancellation in September. Lawyers for Trump had hoped the Supreme Court would hear the case as an emergency but on Monday the high court declined. For the Supreme Court, that's fairly standard procedure.

by | March 01, 2018 | 20:51

The increased pressure against Israel's department comes amid an internal investigation into how deputies responded to two calls, one in 2016 and another in 2017, where the caller reported Cruz was collecting weapons and could potentially become a school shooter.

by | March 01, 2018 | 20:24

Meanwhile, RJD leader and former Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav welcomed Manjhi in the Mahagathbadhan in a joint media address. However, with JD (U) and BJP joining hands once again, Manjhi found himself at the margins of the alliance. On 23 March, 58 seats of RajyaSabha members are going to be vacant, and the bypolls elections for Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jahanabad and Bhabhua Assembly seats are listed to be held on 11 March.

by | March 01, 2018 | 19:26

Just four days later, Pravin Gordhan was appointed to the role to calm the markets. Nene's return to the finance ministry was a clear repudiation of Zuma's reign, and was warmly welcomed by local business and worldwide investors. Zuma resigned reluctantly, complaining he had received "very unfair" treatment from the party. It is worth noting that the period of Ramaphosa's Presidency through the 2019 national election is not deemed a presidential term in office.

by | March 01, 2018 | 19:22

They said security forces also retaliated ensuing an encounter. The operation soon turned into an encounter, as per officials, when the open firing started from the side of the militants, thus forcing the security forces to retaliate. Local media reports said that Hajin observed a shutdown both on Tuesday and Wednesday over the militant's death. Two more militants are believed to be holed up, sources state.

by | March 01, 2018 | 17:39

We want to emphasize that local, state, and federal law enforcement take all threats seriously and investigate each incident. The student was in school when he made the threats, police said in a news release. The threats were made by a student at North High School. The student, who police did not name because she is a juvenile, was arrested on February 23, suspended from school and issued a juvenile summons to appear in New Haven Superior Court.

by | March 01, 2018 | 17:09

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is pushing for a dramatic overhaul of Saudi institutions. "In 2017 alone, over 100 people were executed", the petition read. Applicants can not have a criminal record, have previously worked for the government or the military, or be married to a non-Saudi. In April 2016 the government approves major reform plans dubbed " Vision 2030 " that are aimed at diversifying the oil-dependent economy.

by | March 01, 2018 | 16:58

Saad Hariri arrives in Saudi Arabia, his first visit there since his abrupt "resignation" from Riyadh in November . His visit follows an invite by a Saudi envoy who visited Hariri in Beirut . Meanwhile, Hariri Sunday received a phone call from British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson to discuss preparations for two global conferences to be held in support of Lebanon.

by | March 01, 2018 | 16:31

The Azzurri veteran, 40, chose to hang up his gloves after Italy's failure to qualify for this year's World Cup in Russian Federation, allowing a younger generation lead by Milan's teenage keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to take over. "It's very bad to know that we'll see a World Cup without Italy , especially knowing that other less decorated teams will be participating. I have suggested to him that he plays two or three games more and then take a (definitive) decision further down the road...

by | March 01, 2018 | 15:41

According to Ecuador-based El Comercio , Guayaquil's police chief General Marcelo Tobar later said that the men had possibly climbed into the aircraft's landing gear section and were either pushed out by mechanics or had simply changed their minds.

by | March 01, 2018 | 15:27

Monday afternoon, former President George W. Bush and wife, Laura, arrived in Charlotte to pay their respects. Former President Bill Clinton recalled seeing one of Graham's crusades as a child, a profound experience that became more incredible over his life.

by | March 01, 2018 | 15:15

It has been reported that the Prezzo-owned Tex-Mex chain Chimichanga (with more than 30 outlets) will close down entirely. Several hundred jobs are likely to be lost as a result of the restructuring deal, although the exact figure is expected to be far lower than one-third of Prezzo's total workforce of 4,500, an insider said.

by | March 01, 2018 | 14:58

Brad Parscale isn't a conventional or obvious choice for Trump . "I think we used it better than anyone ever had in history". But a sitting president running for a re-election is a given in American politics. After Martínez's piece ran in Wired-and as the Parscale-Palmieri interaction raised ire on social media-Casey Newton, writing in The Verge , attempted to figure out the exact number.

by | March 01, 2018 | 14:48

Starbucks, which already offers discounts for those using a reusable cup, said its research found nearly half of customers said they plan to carry one. Gavin Ellis, Co-Founder, Hubbub said: 'Our early conversations with customers have shown an increased awareness of the need to reduce waste from single-use cups.

by | March 01, 2018 | 14:47

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday inaugurated a new foot-overbridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone road, five months after 23 people died in a stampede, an incident that highlighted the poor state of infrastructure at suburban railway stations.

by | March 01, 2018 | 14:17

Scattered showers are expected and the rain will continue through Thursday . Skies will be sunny by mid afternoon. Friday will see the rain moving out and temps in the low 40s Friday morning. A ridge of high pressure will build into the region on Sunday . There will be a mix of clouds and sunshine. We will see mostly sunny skies on Friday and mild temperatures.

by | March 01, 2018 | 13:23

The 51-year-old talk show host filed paperwork on Monday, February 26 to run in California's 44th district, which is now represented by Democrat Nanette Barragan . Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.). Things didn't go so well for Mayor Dash; she got crushed by a house, Wicked-Witch style. The following day she posted the word "soon".

by | March 01, 2018 | 13:06

She added that the goal of the trip was also to "reaffirm our commitment to our maximum pressure campaign to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized", saying the group would discuss their "joint values and strategic cooperation as partners and allies".

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:57

Financial stocks were among the top losers as bond yields continued its upward moment. Market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, remained positive. However, IT index receded by 137.07 points. The 30-scrip stocks which constitute the Sensex are Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank , IndusInd Bank, Larsen and Toubro, Mahindra and Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Adani Ports among others.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:58

She was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, officials said. ESPN reported that Smith, 42, is married with two children, but the alleged victim is not his wife. "We have very few details at this time but will be gathering information and commencing an immediate review of the matter". What makes the story even more interesting is that the San Diego University head coach was reportedly putting his hands on a woman he was in a relationship with outside of his ...

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:47

The Security Council's Panel of Experts earlier determined that Iranian-origin weapons had been introduced into Yemen after the United Nations -embargo went into effect and that Tehran has failed to take the necessary measures to prevent the transfer of ballistic missiles, other military equipment and unmanned aerial vehicles to the country.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:50

Apart from Friday's events, she is expected to stay away from politics, and will instead spend her time attending Olympic events. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that the U.S., South Korea and the global community "broadly agree" that denuclearization must be the outcome of any dialogue with North Korea.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:42

When Erdogan saw the girl was sobbing, he said, "Look what you see here!" "She is ready for everything, isn't she?" "We have our maroon berets here, but maroon berets never cry". "Could Erdogan have said the same thing for his grandchild?" one user wrote on Twitter . "While Turkish news agencies focused on the girl's emotions - portraying her as courageous and resolute - some online commentators called the use of such a young child as a political prop inappropriate", writes the New ...

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:38

More than a million seed samples from gene banks worldwide have been stored in a vault on Norway's remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, as it marked the tenth anniversary of its opening recently. To date, the "Doomsday Seed Vault" has over one million unique seed crops in its keeping. Any gene bank, either a government-controlled or private one, as well as institutes, NGOs or companies that have collections of seeds of their own can join the project.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:32

But research to date has not offered a clear picture of how well a vegetarian diet stacks up against a Mediterranean diet, said lead study author Dr. Francesco Sofi, a nutrition researcher at the University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:20

Sixteen, mainly shipping companies, are based in North Korea, but five are registered in Hong Kong, two on the Chinese mainland, two in Taiwan, one in Panama and one in Singapore. Moon met Kim in Pyeongchang, where the Olympics were held, before the closing ceremony, the South Korean government said. The Blue House has said there are no official opportunities for U.S.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:20

CTV then reported that the first accuser had changed part of her story, saying she had been 19 and of legal drinking age at the time of the alleged incident but was sticking to the main allegations in the story, as was CTV. Reportedly, one of the accused had later changed her stance. Rival candidates were relieved at Brown's departure from the March 10 leadership race, with six days of online voting about to begin Friday.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:16

Madeleine, a talented basketball player, spent the first days in hospital fighting for her life, receiving numerous units of blood and undergoing three major surgeries to fix "substantial damage" caused by bullets from the AR-15 rifle used by the killer.

by | March 01, 2018 | 11:13

Republican governor Jim Justice has signed off a below-inflation 2 percent pay increase starting in July, plus annual rises of 1 percent in the two following years. "I mean, the pay and the benefits have been problems for years, and there's constantly been the promises of, 'We'll take care of this, we'll take care of this.' It's finally gotten to the point where, you know, the promises aren't enough".

by | March 01, 2018 | 09:43

He added: "On behalf of the entire government and people, I would like to thank President Trump for both his leadership and his friendship". "I, of course, will personally thank President Trump in your name and in the name of [Israel] for this historic decision to move the embassy in anticipation of Israel's 70th birthday".

by | March 01, 2018 | 09:13

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Tuesday appointed Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as its acting president while former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was named the party's "Quaid (leader) for life". Despite Nawaz Sharif's legal woes, the 68-year-old has maintained a tight grip on the party. Other items on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting are: election of the party's general secretary, proposing the Model Town residence of the Sharif family as the PML-N's "political ...