by | December 16, 2017 | 00:59

The White House has denied any change, with spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders saying in a statement Tuesday, "The president's views on North Korea have not changed". Tillerson has been seeking non-military solutions to the impasse, while other members of the administration, including President Donald Trump, have expressed skepticism about whether diplomacy can work.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:49

Egypt's Minister of Aviation Sherif Fathy travelled to Moscow on Thursday to sign the protocols with his Russian counterpart Maxim Sokolov. President Vladimir Putin on a visit to Cairo on Monday said the deal on the resumption of flights could be signed "in the nearest time".

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:47

Becerra further writes in California's complaint , that on January 20, the Education Department under DeVos' watch has unjustifiably and indefinitely delayed approving a single borrower-defense claim. In total, the Department contacted and supported more than 1,400 impacted postsecondary institutions across the southern USA and the Caribbean. Attorneys working on the applications have flagged nearly 12,000 for approval and about 7,200 for denial.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:43

When Kennedy asked him about a "motion in limine ", Petersen fumbled and said, " background is not in litigation". Petersen received his law degree from University of Virginia School of Law in 1999 and spent three years at the law firm Wiley Rein LLP in Washington , where he specialized in campaign finance law.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:36

Clair counties. Snowfall totals for New York City and Long Island will range from 1 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts possible, and about 1 to 2 inches for inland locales. Saturday has highs in the mid-40s and it will be mostly sunny. Earlier forecasts called for a dusting to a coat of snow, but by midday Friday, the system looked to be more like an impactful storm.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:34

The SPD made a decision to start open-ended talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister Christian Social Union (CSU) that would lead to three options, including grand coalition, acceptance of a Union-led minority government, or snap elections if government formation fails.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:33

Iverson, 32, was an engineer with a state fire engine strike team. The fire now raging in Ventura County (the Thomas fire) and the one in foothill neighborhoods around Sylmar in the San Fernando Valley (the Creek fire) are breathtaking in two ways: the sheer power of wind-driven wildfire to devour landscape, whether it hold scrub brush or mansions, and the fragility of human life in the face of it.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:27

The Allahabad High Court in its October 12 verdict said neither the circumstances nor the evidence were enough to hold them guilty. The 50-year-old woman was of the view that the courts and investigations are tilted towards the rich and influential, the Talwars in this case.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:19

It comes just two years after Hewitt had an emotional farewell at Rod Laver Arena to close out his storied career. 'Yeah, it's going to be a bit of fun', said Hewitt, who has been the Australia's Davis Cup captain since early 2016. Hewitt, one of Australia's greatest-ever players, played his final singles match at the 2016 Australian Open when he lost in straight sets to David Ferrer in the second round.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:57

Dutch officers confirmed that military police had used a firearm on the suspect. The man was arrested and then taken to an Amsterdam hospital as police began investigations at the scene and travellers who had been ushered outside were allowed back into the airport.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:54

National Disaster Mitigation Agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said that a 62-year-old man was killed in West Java's Ciamis Regency and five others injured in some areas in West and Central Java after their houses collapsed. The 6.5-magnitude tremor was measured at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) and struck less than a kilometre (mile) east-southeast of the coastal town of Cipatujah, the US Geological Survey said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:43

Omarosa and her old boss, Donald Trump , are NOT on the outs even though she's out of the White House - 'cause they were still chummy Wednesday morning. UPDATE: Ryan provided more details on Manigault Newman's firing on an American Urban Radio Networks broadcast. She was said to have been escorted off the grounds by security.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:18

The "Unite the Right" rally was organized by white nationalists after the city of Charlottesville chose to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Fields was photographed hours before the attack with a shield bearing the emblem of Vanguard America, one of the hate groups that took part in the rally, although the group denied any association with him.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:14

A federal law enforcement official told The Times that Ullah was "self-radicalized" after coming to the U.S. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Ullah told investigators he was inspired by recent calls by the Islamic State to commit attacks in Western cities around the Christmas holidays.

by | December 15, 2017 | 22:38

Last night a former head of the Navy said Britain was unable to fully protect fibre optic cables carrying the digital lifeblood of the internet, because its anti-submarine warfare forces had been neglected. It referenced the operation of Russia's submarines along cable routes, and the use of the Yantar-class "intelligence ship". "We were aware of the Soviet focus on it and Russian Federation has become more into it recently".

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:53

The Pakhtoons captain then completed his hat-trick by removing counterpart Virender Sehwag . Despite failing with bat, his bowling made up for his performance and gave reason to the audience for remembering the match . He also shared an unbeaten 53-run partnership with Kieron Pollard (11) of West Indies to take the Kings over the line with eight wickets remaining and two overs to spare.

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:47

A source in the U.S. administration, behind anonymity, said he expected "a similar reaction" from the Palestinians, but we continue "in our plan, which will benefit the Israeli and Palestinian people". With the Islamic world itself mired in division, the summit fell short of agreeing any concrete sanctions against Israel or the U.S. Just before the summit kicked off Wednesday, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif who has made a special mark at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 19:53

The governors announced that they're budgeting a combined $5.55 billion through various agencies in order to cover half the cost of the Gateway Tunnel Program, a project to replace the 107-year-old Amtrak tunnel under the Hudson River that was badly damaged during superstorm Sandy in 2012.

by | December 15, 2017 | 18:05

Rahul has claimed the Congress would win the Gujarat polls, and that the results on December 18 would be stunning. Not ready to cede any ground to the political rival, the BJP mounted a spirited counteroffensive, with its president Amit Shah questioning why he was "angry" now after being silent when "monumental loot" was taking place during his stint as prime minister.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:35

He was suspended for four games earlier this season for a previous arrest and media outlets that cover the team have reported that the Georgia Athletic Association's policies mandate dismissal from a team following a third drug-related arrest.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:07

She was eventually released from the Lake County jail by a judge and handed to a caregiver on Thursday, after two days locked up in a medical ward. "I feel like everything was done that could possibly be done to help her I feel a lot of this was brought on herself", Franklin House resident Terri Goldberg said of Fitzgerald.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:05

The complaint said Ullah viewed pro-ISIS materials online and watched a video instructing supporters to carry out attacks in their homeland if they were unable to travel overseas to join the terrorist group. USA prosecutors file federal charges against Akayed Ullah , who faces a maximum sentence of life in prison after being accused of using a weapon of mass destruction in Monday's bombing of a Manhattan commuter hub.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:50

State prosecutors said that Ulyukayev had asked for the bribe in exchange for approving the sale of the state-controlled oil company Bashneft to Rosneft. Ulyukayev was taken into custody in the courtroom. The verdict and the harsher-than-expected sentence - Ulyukayev was widely forecast to get a suspended sentence - is likely to be interpreted as a sign that Sechin's place at Putin's side is safe and that Sechin, who advocates strong state control over the economy, is increasingly influential.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:47

The report said the Church had demonstrated "catastrophic failures of leadership", particularly before the 1990s. "We now know that countless thousands of children have been sexually abused in many institutions in Australia". More than 2,500 people have already been referred to police. The greatest number of perpetrators of child sexual abuse were in Catholic institutions, according to the report, which mentioned a total of 8,000 victims who told their stories.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:24

Unlike previous Govts, this Govt cares for rights of Muslim women. The government had earlier argued that triple talaq "violates the fundamental rights of Muslim women". The draft was prepared by an inter-minister group headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh . "In view of the different opinions recorded by a majority of 3:2, the practice of 'talaq-e-biddat' - triple talaq is set aside", a five-judge constitution bench said in a 395-page order.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:51

Sanders insisted at her briefing Thursday that the White House team is diverse "across the board". Roberts fired the first shot when she snarked, "Bye, Felicia", following the segment with the " Apprentice " star - a quote from the 1995 film "Friday" that has become a popular dismissive put-down.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:22

The police are now interrogating him. During the time of Accident, the entire Rahane family was present in the vehicle. The accident occurred on the national highway near Kagal bus station. While passing through Kagal village, Rahane's vehicle rammed into Kamble, who was crossing the road. Due to his offence falling under charges of causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others, causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others and causing death ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:20

While 90% of the weapons and ammunition studied originated in China, Russia, Eastern Europe, the report also said some of the weapons that were eventually diverted to ISIS was originally provided by the USA and Saudi Arabia to Syrian opposition forces over the course of the conflict.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:20

United States to keep its climate promise? Macron said that he could be persuaded to change his mind about the invitation if Trump showed a willingness to "join the club" to fight global warming . His comments come as the President of the World Bank announced it would stop financing oil and gas projects within two years. Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, arranged the One Planet conference to bring together governments, businesses and others to help find ways to meet the Paris ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:18

War can not be allowed on the Korean Peninsula, according to South Korean President Moon Jae In and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday. In their remarks before reporters, neither leader explicitly mentioned the U.S. Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence anti-missile system, known as THAAD , that China has demanded South Korea remove.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:28

Addressing journalists after the court's verdict, Khan said that he was glad that the country's top court had absolved him of the charges, and vindicated his stance that all his earnings were legitimate and he had not been involved in any wrongdoing.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:21

But several hours later as leaders reconvened, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni warned that the hardest decisions were still to come as Britain tries to extricate itself from rules agreed over years in the bloc.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:57

Investigators determined that the Skirball Fire, which destroyed six homes in Los Angeles' wealthy Bel-Air neighborhood and scorched a building at a winery owned by billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch, was started by a cooking fire at a homeless encampment, the Los Angeles Fire Department said earlier this week.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:54

The word is technically not new. In 1965, emerging from a post-war period of tumultuous change, Diana Vreeland, editor-in-chief of Vogue , declared the year of the youthquake . Out of the plethora of words suggested and discussed, only nine made it to the final shortlist - before youthquake was crowned Word of the Year. Susie Dent, consultant to Oxford Dictionaries, said: "There's not a lot of sunshine in the standout words this year".

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:44

President Trump has formally told NASA to send US astronauts back to the moon. Trump's choice for NASA administrator, U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, has not yet been confirmed by the Senate. But what's still lacking is the funds needed to turn this mission to the Moon into a reality. We're now at a point where private firms have pioneered many space travel technologies and companies like SpaceX, Moon Express, and Blue Origin are competing to reach important milestones.