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by | December 18, 2017 | 23:39

Puerto Rico's governor on Monday ordered a review of all deaths in the United States territory since Hurricane Maria, responding to reports that the island's official toll from the devastating storm may vastly undercount the true number of fatalities.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:23

Grizzly hunting season will no longer open April 1, the statement said. In August 2017, government announced that, effective November 30, 2017, it would end trophy hunting of grizzly bears and stop all hunting of grizzly bears in the Great Bear Rainforest .

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:21

Many people were undoubtedly wondering about the potential for a white Christmas this year and it's looking a lot more likely than it was one week ago. Special weather statements are also in effect for the following regions: Arrow Lakes-Slocan Lake, Chilcotin, East and West Kootenay, Elk Valley, Fraser Canyon, Fraser Valley, Kootenay Lake, Nicola, Okanagan Valley, Shuswap, Similkameen, South Thompson, Southern Gulf Islands and Sunshine Coast.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:24

Kaspersky Lab files an appeal against the decision taken earlier by the US Department of Homeland Security banning use of company's products by US governmental agencies, the Russian antivirus software producer said on Monday. "DHS has harmed Kaspersky Lab's reputation and its commercial operations without any evidence of wrongdoing by the company". Kaspersky Labs, the embattled security vendor, has sued the Department of Homeland Security on Monday.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:16

He said it was jumping around erratically and hovering over the ocean, adding that it was big enough to cause the sea to churn. To the Stars uploaded a video featured in the NYT story of a purportedly unidentified aircraft traveling at a high rate of speed, and in the clip some Navy pilots are audibly heard expressing their shock and confusion about the alleged U.F.O.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:13

That figure means there has been a shooting victim every 2 hours and 25 minutes. The president's estimate was slightly low. In an April speech to law enforcement officials, Trump was dismissive of officers who sought to protect suspects' heads while putting them in police squad cars.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:16

A team at the Drug Enforcement Administration had been working for nearly a decade to bring down the Lebanon-based militant organization's sophisticated $1 billion-a-year drug ring - which it found was smuggling cocaine into the USA and laundering the profits by buying used cars stateside and shipping them to Africa for resale, Politico reports .

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:08

Responses quickly caused a storm with many people labeling the post "racist", urging Griezmann to delete the tweet and warning of a backlash. He said: 'Calm down guys, I'm fan of the Harlem globetrotters and the good times... Griezmann played for France in the 2014 World Cup, was the top scorer at the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament and finished third that year in voting for the Ballon d'Or, FIFA's player of the year award.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:51

Kennedy , who has been critical of some of Trump's judicial nominees, asked several basic legal questions that Petersen could not answer. The statement ignored the fact that Kennedy , a Republican whom backed Trump during his campaign, was the senator who led the charge against Petersen .

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:16

Firefighters searched the building and tackled flames in the roof of the hotel from an aerial unit. A spokesperson for the hotel said: "We're now dealing with a fire within the main building". Four people were taken to hospital, one to the RAH who later died. 'Three patients, two adults and one child, were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:29

He is facing six charges, including the first ever laid under Australia's Weapons of Mass Destruction Act. The other four are under legislation enforcing United Nations and Australian sanctions against North Korea . He said that, if successful, the various trades could have amounted to tens of millions of dollars. The UN Security Council has placed three sanctions on North Korea over the past 12 months for their increasingly powerful nuclear and missile tests.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:24

CHIP was approved in 1997 with bipartisan support to provide a sturdy bridge for children in families whose earnings exceed the very low threshold for Medicaid - the federal-state program for America's lowest-income households - but whose paychecks are too low to afford private-sector insurance policies (even those subsidized under the Affordable Care Act).

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:50

People familiar with Franken's plans said he has not changed his mind and intends to formally resign in early January. Another Democratic senator, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, took a similar position on Monday, when he said on CNN's New Day that he was no longer focusing on the more than a dozen sexual harassment and assault allegations against Trump.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:48

Sherra Wright , the ex-wife of National Basketball Association star Lorenzen Wright , will make her first court appearance Monday after she was charged with killing the father of her six children. "He was fine, and he's fine now", she said. Gen. Amy Weirich talks during a press conference about the arrest of Sherra Wright-Robinson. Born and raised in Memphis, Lorenzen Wright was a fan favourite thanks to his charity work with youth and his father's involvement as a coach in summer ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:21

Most of all, Moon's summit talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping confirmed that Beijing has no intention to meet the demand of the worldwide community to put pressure on North Korea to stop the rogue regime's nuclear and missile belligerence.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:48

Forecaster Helen Roberts has, however, warned that Brits hoping for snow to fall on the big day are likely to be disappointed. We'll talk about that PLUS what it takes to get a white Christmas, and how often it happens around here. "We're dealing with a little bit of a change in the pattern where we'll start to cool down to the point where we'll see highs in the 40s by Friday and by Sunday we'll be going for a high right around 35".

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:30

By 6am only four provinces were still left to cast their votes. "It is going to be very close", a senior ANC source said. "Both sides have different assumptions and guesswork". Despite being part of Zuma's administration, the 65-year-old Ramaphosa has styled himself in recent months as a reformer who will steer South Africa away from the corruption scandals that have hurt the economy and briefly sent it into recession this year.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:30

Taking fight public: Charging "unlawful conduct", Kory Langhofer , counsel for the transition team, wrote in a letter to congressional committees Saturday that "career staff at the General Services Administration. "Mueller is using the emails to confirm things, and get new leads", a transition source told me. On whether Mueller should have disclosed that they had obtained the emails, Loewentritt added, "That's between the Special Counsel and the transition team".

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:51

The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted that the Amtrak train that derailed is a passenger train. This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available. It is not known what caused the derailment at this time. The train derailed and fell off a bridge and on the I-5 freeway in Washington State near Seattle .

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:02

He will be briefed on the refugee situation and humanitarian aid efforts being undertaken in the region by worldwide groups, including the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), and Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:25

The most striking aspect of the image, however, is the meticulous co-ordination of everyone's outfits with Princess Charlotte's dress, George's shirt, William's tie and Kate's suit tieing together in matchy-matchy harmony. Choosing a traditional school is something of a contrast to the nursery that Prince George attended in Norfolk , which followed the alternative Montessori method of teaching.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:14

A year ago a British-born "committed supporter" of Islamic State (IS) was jailed for life for planning a terrorist attack on five US Air Force bases in the United Kingdom, including RAF Mildenhall. At around 4.45pm a spokesman for the base said: "They just released us from lockdown". The Americans are due to relocate operations to Germany, and the MOD announced in 2015 that the site would be sold in the future.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:38

Having grown up in Morristown, Sanders learned about ETSU football at an early age. A familiar face is reportedly taking over as head coach at East Tennessee State. "I'm looking forward to building on that foundation", Sanders said. "I can't wait to get to work". Tennessee posted a combined 162-46-2 record Sanders' 17 years as an assistant coach with the Volunteers.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:30

US President Donald Trump's statement that unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a violation of worldwide law, a Gadjah Mada University (UGM) scholar has said. "We understand that the Palestinians may need a bit of a cooling off period, that's fine", a senior White House official said. "We will be ready when the Palestinians are ready to re-engage".

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:27

It'll be cloudy and boring overall through the day, with temperatures ranging between 5 and 7 degrees. Temperatures will be between 5 and 7 degrees generally, but higher along the west coast and lower in areas affected by dense fog. It will be bright and mainly dry today with sunny spells developing. Motorists are advised to slow down with dense fog being reported across much of Co Leitrim and surrounding counties this morning.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:26

We are also undertaking to complete the said actions on priority and have commenced thorough checks of our process flows. "We wish to clarify that the re-verification for mobile phones and the opening of Airtel Payment Bank Accounts are separate transactions and not linked", the company added.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:10

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been announced for May 19 next year - and it clashes with the FA Cup final. He added: "Saturday 19 May promises to be a wonderful day with such a special royal occasion being followed by English football's showpiece event, the Emirates FA Cup Final".

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:43

Pinera, 69, was Chilean President between 2010 and 2014, Efe news reported. Chile's peso strengthened more than 2 percentage points on Monday, while the IPSA stock index hit an all-time high and was up almost 8 percent, as investors bet on more business-friendly policies from the incoming Pinera administration.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:40

Despite the fact that the centre-left Social Democratic Party, with 26.9 per cent, actually beat the Freedom Party into third place, Mr Kurz, who, at the age of 31, is the EU's youngest leader, nevertheless opted to work with Mr Strache, who will become the country's vice-chancellor.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:27

Indonesia has condemned President Donald Trump's decision, with President Joko Widodo joining other world Islamic leaders last Wednesday in an emergency summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul. The draft United Nations resolution "affirms that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered, status or demographic composition of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded in compliance with relevant Security Council resolutions".

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:19

The blog is a little saddened that the handsome game loses one if it's finest players of our era today, as Kaka has announced his retirement from football aged 35. Former Ballon d'Or victor Kaka says he is retiring from soccer at age 35. "In a very conscious manner, I came to the conclusion that the time has come to end my career as a professional player".

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:21

However, Provincial Governor Hayatullah Hayat said 11 policemen had been killed. He said the insurgents also suffered casualties, without providing figures. Two Tajikistani militants of ISIL terrorist group were killed after a NATO-led coalition forces' drone struck Langari Kando locality of Haska Mina district of Nangarhar province at around midday Saturday, a provincial government spokesman, Attahullah Khogyani, told Xinhua.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:14

President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor of Honduras' disputed election, but that did little to quell unrest from weeks of uncertainty as challenger Salvador Nasralla called for more protests Monday and the Organization of American States proposed a re-do of the vote.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:17

South Korea's military on Monday said it is analyzing the "intention" of China's five warplanes that entered the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ). The South's fighters took "normal tactical measures" until the Chinese planes left, it said. It was the second time this year that Chinese military aircraft are known to have trespassed into South Korea's air defense territory.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:59

The dead bodies were then sent to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar, as confirmed by the officials of Disaster Management Unit of the BMC. Senior Police Sub-Inspector A Dharmadhikari said that the situation is now under control. The fire spread to huge stock of eatables, cloth sheets and furniture, trapping numerous workers employed in the shop, according to the shop proprietor.