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by | April 19, 2018 | 19:28

A former 911 operator in Houston was convicted and sentenced Wednesday for hanging up on people calling to report an emergency. At the time, the HEC said the high volume of short calls from Williams were an "anomaly" rather than an issue with the center, reports the Houston Chronicle .

by | April 19, 2018 | 19:24

The British TV regulator Ofcom has announced seven new investigations into the Russia Today network due to impartiality concerns, citing the Russian state broadcaster's coverage of the recent spy poisoning case in Salisbury . On April 12, the OPCW released a report confirming London's findings that former Russian military intelligence officer-turned-British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia had been poisoned with a nerve agent, but did not provide any information on the name or ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 19:12

Los Angeles :California has the most polluted cities in the United States, a report issued on Wednesday said, as President Donald Trump 's administration seeks to force the state to weaken its vehicle emissions standards. More than 35 million Californians, 90 percent of the population, live in counties affected by unhealthy air during certain parts of the year, the report said.

by | April 19, 2018 | 19:05

Junichi Fukuda, the vice minister of finance, said he would quit after a weekly magazine published allegations he had sexually harassed a female reporter. In the early hours of Thursday, TV Asahi held a news conference and revealed that an employee is one of the female reporters who claim to have been abused by Fukuda.

by | April 19, 2018 | 18:44

Musicians and dancers made their way along The Mall before members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery rode out in front of Buckingham Palace en route to Green Park for the 53 Gun Salute which marked the official opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

by | April 19, 2018 | 18:33

Kriel said that apart from this corruption case‚ AfriForum is also busy with two other cases in which Malema is implicated. "Why the NPA would then decide to move the matter away from prosecutors and hand it to the PCLU", said Nel, was odd.

by | April 19, 2018 | 18:27

The Carver County press release says that Metz will "articulate the legal status of these matters" but will not take questions on Thursday, almost two years after the star's death. The Associated Press reported that some of the dozens of pills taken from Paisley Park were counterfeit drugs that contained fentanyl. Documents released by authorities previous year paint a picture of a man struggling with an addiction to prescription opioids and withdrawal, and they also show there were efforts ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 18:24

The weather , she said, was frightful. "That was one of my goals when she passed away, was to run a marathon for her". Durkin's time was almost twice that of Kawauchi, an elite runner, but he was determined to finish his charity run and happy to see the spirit of both fellow runners and the crowds.

by | April 19, 2018 | 17:55

Additionally, during this time Trump has used his Twitter account to rant against enemies real and perceived and to engage in attacks on the Mueller investigation, the F.B.I., and the Justice Department that have become increasingly unhinged.

by | April 19, 2018 | 17:46

However, medical organizations and rescue workers say more than 40 people were killed when aircraft dropped barrel bombs filled with toxic chemicals on the town while it was still held by rebel forces. The residents differed on who was responsible for the attack, with some accusing the government and others accusing the rebel group that had been in control of Douma at the time, the Army of Islam.

by | April 19, 2018 | 17:42

But Malmstrom rejected suggestions she might be preparing some kind of trade offer to sweeten the deal. China earlier this month requested to hold talks under the WTO's dispute settlement mechanism with the U.S. But she insisted the bloc would not discuss U.S. trade issues "under pressure, under threat", adding the tariffs were in breach of WTO rules. "We expect to be permanently and unconditionally exempted from these measures", said Malmstrom.

by | April 19, 2018 | 17:36

India's high commissioner to the UK, YK Sinha, who was part of the briefing by Gokhale on Modi's meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May earlier in the day, however, urged the students not to pre-judge what the Prime Minister might say.

by | April 19, 2018 | 17:32

Mr Yechury launched a trenchant attack on the BJP to an extent that he accused them of using rape as a weapon of communal polarisation. "Only Left and democratic forces can provide a policy alternative to challenges ahead", Yechury said.

by | April 19, 2018 | 17:26

Later, The Daily Orange , an independently run school newspaper, shared a copy of a six-minute video from an initiation ceremony. "I solemnly swear to always have hatred in my heart for niggers, spics and most importantly the fucking kikes", the person repeated, while another member prompted him.

by | April 19, 2018 | 16:45

During the public speech, he said he wants to ban people from performing oral sex because "the mouth is for eating". This certainly seems to in line with Museveni's Anti-Homosexuality Act from 2014, which would've put any Ugandan into jail for 14 years for having gay sex.

by | April 19, 2018 | 16:44

She said automatic voter registration , online registration and more people moving into the valley have helped push up the numbers. The primary winners will advance to the General Election on November 6. Simply sign the form return it to the Placer County Elections Office or call to request a ballot to be mailed: 530-886-5650 or toll-free in California 1-800-824-8683.

by | April 19, 2018 | 16:33

Put into bat, Mumbai recovered from a shock start of 0 for 2 to post 213 for 6, their highest score of the season, mainly through the splendid batting of Rohit (94 in 52 balls) and opener Evin Lewis (65 in 42 balls). Mumbai had a awful start when Umesh Yadav (2-36) clean bowled Suryakumar Yadav and Kishan after Kohli won the toss and opted to field first. Suryakumar Yadav fell to Umesh Yadav's in-swinger in the first ball and Ishan Kishan perished to the same bowler in the same manner ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:59

Duckworth, 50, became the first senator to give birth while serving in the Senate, sparking a debate about rules forbidding children from being on the floor while the chamber is in session. The U.S. Senate approved a resolution Wednesday allowing Sen. Illinois' senior senator, Dick Durbin, said new moms and dads shouldn't have to choose between caring for their children and performing their duties as senators.

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:43

Modi will then head to the Science Museum in London to visit the "5000 Years of Science and Innovation" exhibition where he will interact with Indian-origin and other scientists and innovators based in the UK. Earlier in the day, after reaching London , PM Modi was met with the customary handshake by British Prime Minister Theresa May. "It comprises of a very diverse set of 53 countries ranging from small island developing states to some of the most advanced industrialised countries of the ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:42

James Garrow, a spokesperson for its Philadelphia office of Public Health, told Fox News an autopsy of McMaster Sr. determined the reason for death for blunt impact head trauma and the manner was recorded as accidental. The facility said its cooperating with authorities and that it contacted the health department the day McMaster died. Investigators are looking into that information, the TV station reported.

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:35

Its elongated headlights appear to stretch into the crossbar of the grille, which takes cues from the recently redesigned Buick grille, and the faces of the Buick Avista and Velite concepts, both introduced in 2016. With its battery pack fully charged, Buick claims the Enspire can travel up to 595 kilometres before needing another charge. The spokesperson suggested that removing the "Buick" nameplate badge from its vehicles also opens up prime real estate for a new badge: Avenir .

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:30

Commonwealth countries are also being encouraged to sign up to the new Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance. It comes after Mrs May set out plans to get rid of avoidable plastic waste within 25 years . Rankin has replaced plastic straws with a variety made from corn starch and stopped using vacuum packing two years ago, while Gygnell is cutting down on cling film in favour of a bio-degradable alternative.

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:31

A magnitude 5.9 quake on Thursday struck Iran's southern province of Bushehr, which is home to a nuclear power plant, state television reported. "The natural disaster had no effect on the activity of the plant", Mahmoud Jafari, project manager at the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear plant, said according to the Telegram news channel of Iran's state television.

by | April 19, 2018 | 15:18

A spirited display by Akwa United saw them secure a 3-1 win over Sudanese club Al Ittihad in Uyo but having lost 2-0 in the first leg, the AITEO Cup holders were knocked out with the away goal's rule. Dauda was called upon once again 10 minutes into the second half as he produced a fine save to keep out Bongani Khumalo's header at the near post. On 65 minutes, Bashir dropped deep and played the ball to Freedom Omofoman, who dragged his last man before firing wide from a good scoring ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 12:47

She ordered him to pay lawyers' fees and said he could face other sanctions in the future, once the underlying case about voter registration is completed. Kobach was fined $1000 past year after Robinson concluded he tried to mislead the court over documents relating to a 2016 meeting with Trump. Kobach's office, through a spokesman, sent the following by text Wednesday afternoon.

by | April 19, 2018 | 12:42

The SPCA said the initial owners still didn't want Toby, and actually took him to an animal shelter to be euthanized. Toby had a cold and tested positive for feline immunodeficiency virus when he was brought in to she SPCA in February, but shelter staff took care of the sweet boy.

by | April 19, 2018 | 12:44

The news was out after the Wall Street Journal published that US President Donald Trump was trying to assemble an Arab force that would include the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as United Arab Emirates to replace US military presence in Syria .

by | April 19, 2018 | 12:36

February 2: SC says it was concerned only with the death of Loya and would not go into other aspects including BJP chief Amit Shah's discharge in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh case. "Courts are not the place to settle business or political rivalry, which should be fought in markets or in elections". The same day senior advocates for petitioners say pressure being exerted on them to leave the case.

by | April 19, 2018 | 12:25

When the security team arrived at the first site, a large crowd gathered and the United Nations experts chose to withdraw, he said. He said the supposed evidence the US, UK, and France said they had was only "based on media reports and social media" and that such evidence was a "staged thing".

by | April 19, 2018 | 11:42

The allies struck Syrian military targets over the weekend in retaliation. Instead, a United Nations security team entered Douma to "conduct a reconnaissance visit to the sites" ahead of the visit by the inspectors, according to an OPCW statement .

by | April 19, 2018 | 11:16

The business is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. That is 18.75 % up compareed to $0.16 EPS for past year. If earnings per share of $0.51 is published the profit of BSAC could be $231.15M giving it 16.78 P/E.

by | April 19, 2018 | 10:26

Videos of the Saturday incident , which police said was sparked by a disagreement over parking, have drawn millions of views as they spread across social media. It is also important to mention the handicap placard reportedly belonged to Tucker's husband, who can not be seen anywhere in the video. "You're pushing a pregnant lady!", Sharpe says in response.

by | April 19, 2018 | 09:48

Third-party tax preparers said they would hold on to customer tax returns and file them after the IRS system was back online. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task.

by | April 19, 2018 | 09:33

ZimRights slammed the government for making "unfortunate threats" and politicising "the strike by alleging that the health workers who are genuinely calling for better conditions of service are "politically-motivated". Mugabe regularly accused opposition groups of trying to undermine his government by encouraging public sector strikes that marked his time in office.

by | April 19, 2018 | 09:15

While in the Navy, Capt. Shults served at the Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron in Point Mugu, Calif., as an instructor pilot flying the EA-6B Prowler and F/A-18 Hornet, the Navy said . "It appears we are going down!" passenger Marty Martinez wrote in the caption of a livestream video , showing himself breathing through a mask. U.S.