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by | December 15, 2017 | 13:39

It said they had collected "information and important secret papers related to the security forces" from the policemen, who had earlier worked in Rakhine but were now in Yangon, the country's largest city. Myanmar's Information Ministry has said that 400 people died following attacks by a militant Rohingya group on police posts on August 25. Dominik Stillhart, ICRC director of operations told Reuters that continuing tensions in the Muslim and dominant Buddhist communities were preventing ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:13

The EU imposed the economic sanctions against Russia after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July 2014 was shot down over Ukraine , killing 298 people, an attack blamed by the EU on pro-Russian rebels. Merkel told reporters afterwards the leaders had had an "intense discussion" on sanctions . The EU-brokered Minsk peace agreement, backed by Moscow and Kiev, was first reached in late 2014 and then re-worked in early 2015 but is violated nearly daily.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:07

In a clear reference to Boeing, Carla Qualtrough, public works and procurement minister, told a news conference that "bidders responsible for harming Canada's economic interests will be at a distinct disadvantage" compared to other companies participating in the competition for the 88 jets.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:45

About 12 per cent voting was recorded in the first two hours of the polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Sabarmati today, but not as an election campaigner but as a voter exercising his franchise. The second phase of elections is conducted in 93 constituencies spread across 14 districts in north and central Gujarat . A total of 851 candidates were in the fray for the second phase.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:29

Congress leader P Chidambaram called the BJP's petition to the EC over Rahul Gandhi's interview an "act of desperation". Rahul Gandhi supporting the claim said, "Let me tell you what had happened, I went inside the temple". Mrs Gandhi, 71, has been the party president since 1998. But, while expectations are high, Rahul Gandhi will need to fill the shoes of his mother.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:27

Instagram has announced that users can now follow a specific hashtag in the same way that they can follow normal accounts. You can see all the hashtags you follow by going to your Instagram profile, clicking following and looking under the Hashtags tab.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:07

In January, the president made good on his campaign promise to deregulate by signing a directive that departments must eliminate two regulations for ever new regulation they create. "I think that Senator Rubio will be there, for sure", Mr. Trump said. As another visual aide, Trump presented what regulations were in place during 1960 - demonstrated by a relatively small stack of papers - to what regulations look like today, which was represented by a massive tower of white papers.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:24

All are proof that Iran is defying the worldwide community. She said the United States and its allies had declassified intelligence on weapons supplied by the Iranians to support insurgents and terrorist groups in Yemen, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq "because the Iranian regime can not be allowed to engage in its lawless behaviour any longer".

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:17

The junior's reaction is priceless when he gets the good news. When he sees he's been accepted, Ayrton jumps out of his chair and into the arms of his friends, who jump all over the room, grabbing and pulling on Ayrton's Harvard hoodie. When he learns he has been admitted, he and his classmates erupt in cheers and celebration. A big moment to be sure, especially for a 16-year-old. In an interview with HuffPost , Little said it has always been his dream to study at Harvard.

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:03

The Muslim world and USA allies in Europe have denounced the move, saying that it is detrimental to the ongoing peace process through which Palestinians hope to make East Jerusalem the capital of their potential state. Obama, a Democrat, told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in 2008 that Jerusalem "will remain the capital of Israel, and it must remain undivided".

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:51

Crude oil is carried from China to North Korea via the 30km "Sino-DPRK Friendship Oil Pipeline", which has been in operation since 1975. "For South Korea, this is the most unsafe security crisis since the Korean war in 1950", Ban said . He also called for cooperation in carrying out the Security Council reform that Japan has been seeking for years. The White House, speaking through a National Security Council (NSC) spokesperson quoted by CNN , added a second condition: "sincere and ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:43

Andrew, Alexander and Tanner Skelton were 9, 7 and 5 years old when they last were seen the day after Thanksgiving in 2010. One of the most infamous cold cases in MI history, and one that has transfixed the local community for years, may have new life.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:27

In their statement announcing Manigault's resignation, the White House wished her "the best in future endeavors". An insider says Omarosa had become increasingly frustrated with the way the Trump administration was handling issues pertaining to race.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:20

Melania stole the show in the White House Christmas photo, wearing a sleeveless black t-length dress that featured cascading bead-work, created specifically for the First Lady by Delpozo's creative director Josep Font and styled by Hervé Pierre.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:19

Mr. Homere pleaded guilty in 2006 to federal charges of giving a fake name in a passport application. TMZ reports that a man named Quincy Homere , 32, was arrested on Thursday in New York City. Requests for comment from the NYPD and the Queens District Attorney's Office were not immediately returned. Veronica Clinton, Mr. Pickens's mother, dabbed her eyes with tissues and shook her head as the suspects walked into court.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:15

GOP leaders in Congress have been hammering out deal for a projected, $1.5 trillion compromise plan. A typical family of four earning $75,000 a year will see a tax cut of more than $2,000, he said . Standing in a Christmas tree-filled room in the White House, Trump introduced the Glick family of New Holland as one of the "wonderful and truly great families" who he says will benefit from the Republican party's proposed tax reforms.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:14

Russian news outlet RT reported that the Russian Defense Ministry said the Su-25 jets were escorting a "humanitarian aid convoy" near Mayadin, Syria , and were intercepted by one F-22 while in Russian-controlled airspace on the Russian side of the Euphrates River.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:05

Israeli military officials warned Gazans of dire consequences if the rockets, fired most likely by extremist groups in response to last week's U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, would continue to fall on Israel. In response to earlier rocket fire, the IDF said Saturday it carried out airstrikes targeting weapons and military facilities that belong to Hamas.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:54

Trump also used the call to thank Putin for "acknowledging America's strong economic performance in his annual press conference", according to a White House read out of the call. "We actually see that some serious achievements have been made during the short period of time that has passed since he took office". "Look at the markets, how they've risen".

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:39

The first is a "period of quiet" in which North Korea does not carry out any more nuclear and missile tests prior to dialogue; the second is that North Korea needs to tell the USA it wants to talk; and the third is that North Korea needs to decide that it will not test its nuclear or missile devices during the talks.

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:38

According to sources in the Chief Electoral Office (CEO), Gujarat office, around 48 per cent ballotting was recorded by 3 p.m. Capital Ahmedabad saw 12.2 per cent while Gandhinagar was at 14 per cent. Afer casting his vote, he stood on the steps of his vehicle and carried out a road show for quite a distance, waving to the crowd and the gathering. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today cast his vote at a polling booth in Ahmedabad , and appealed to the people to come out in large ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:30

The Republic-CVoter exit polls projects 108 seats for the BJP and 74 for the Congress . State Congress president Bharat Solanki, former party chief Siddarth Patel, senior leader Shaktisinh Gohil and former MP Dinsha Patel also exercised their franchise in the high-stake battle for power in the state.

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:33

Community Congregational Church will celebrate Christmas Eve with a Candlelight Worship Service at 5pm. Rockford, MI 49341. Please contact the office at 616.696.3656 or office@rockfordsprings.org with any questions. Community Congregational Church , located at 200 Hartshorn Drive in Short Hills, is a Christ-centered community, guided and inspired by the Bible, where everyone is welcome.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:53

It now will head to Kasich, who has 10 days to sign it. The legislation would make performing abortions exclusively on the basis of Down Syndrome a fourth-degree felony. Ohio Right to Life and other supporters say the bill will prevent discrimination based on genetic make-up. "Both the House and the Senate sent a loud message that we are a society built on compassion, love, equality", said president Mike Gonidakis.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:48

In line with the recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly, the Committee also recommended that abortion should be permitted up to 12 weeks without restriction. They recommended to legislate to allow abortion on request up to 12 weeks of the pregnancy . However, the committee added a clause created to protect against the establishment of rogue abortion clinics, recommending that terminations take place only in licensed premises, hospitals or through the legal procurement of abortion pills.

by | December 15, 2017 | 04:59

From now on, the state will use its available cash flow and rob Peter to pay Paul - built on the assumption that Congress will pay Peter back. Missouri has a better prognosis, with its CHIP funding possibly holding out until April or later, the Kaiser group said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:01

Two of Kim Jong Un's most senior officials have been punished for allegedly taking bribes, with one sent to a prison camp, according to South Korea media. This is not the first time freaky stories about Kim Jong-un are getting circulated in North Korea. "You don't have to love somebody to like them", the sportsman added.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:00

The students on the bus are reportedly aged between 11 and 15. The bus - thought to be carrying teenagers between the age of 13 and 17 - was cut in two by the collision, according to witnesses. French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne described the incident as a "terrible accident", saying Paris has already mobilized state services to help the victims.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:58

That's why AT&T's Project AirGig is so interesting. The trials are with the company Georgia Power in the USA state of Georgia and in an unnamed global location, also with an electricity company. AT&T started the first trial earlier this fall and is with an electricity provider outside the U.S. AT&T did not reveal the outcome of the first trial.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:51

Albert Maruna, 22, responded to a notice on a dating app on December 5, according to police in Austintown. Enrolled as a student at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, Maruna allegedly told the undercover officer that he didn't believe his age - which he thought was 15 - was "an obstacle to an intimate relationship".

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:34

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has again started a sharp individual attack on the PM Narendra Modi stating that he was a "far better actor as compared to Mr. Rahul Gandhi also campaigned aggressively in several states such as Uttar Pradesh earlier this year but could not make any difference to the party's fortunes.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:25

Republicans argue cutting the corporate rate will unshackle an economy they say has been stagnant and create jobs. "This is for very, very special people, the great people of America". Negotiators agreed to bump it up to 21 percent to help offset revenue losses from other tax breaks, the aides said. It also reduces the tax deduction for pass-through companies (the majority of businesses, which are taxed through the owners' personal taxes) to 20 percent, down from 23 percent in the original ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:25

The Baumgarten site is Austria's largest reception point for gas , the end-point for a number of pipelines bringing it in from Russia , Norway and elsewhere. on the grounds of the Baumgarten Natural Gas Station", the company said. The damaged terminal distributes gas delivered from Russian Federation and Norway to Germany, Italy , France, Slovenia, Croatia, and Hungary.