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by | December 21, 2017 | 19:27

U.S. exporters can apply for direct commercial sales licences at any time and those are reviewed by the State Department on a case-by-case basis, she said. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the license was " nothing new " since Ukraine has previously purchased small amounts of such weapons. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on September 26 that a proposal to provide lethal aid to Ukraine was awaiting a decision from the ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:25

In its report the Cabinet Office said Green had breached the ministerial code when he made "inaccurate and misleading" statements, by falsely claiming he was unaware that pornographic material had been found on his computer. As a friend of May since their Oxford University days, he was believed to be her strongest ally in an increasingly turbulent Cabinet and his exit from her front bench is seen as a major blow to her personally.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:16

A ministry spokesman said that delegations from Russia, Iran and Turkey along with Syrian regime representatives and a 20-strong opposition delegation had all arrived in Astana. "We will focus on this cause with the Russian delegation", the statement added. Some 720,000 people returned to Syria through the end of September, versus 560,000 people who returned in all of 2016, Egeland said.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:17

Spotty light showers or drizzle are possible with the best chance from late afternoon into the overnight hours as a colder air moves in. Temps this morning are in the low 50s. Despite a chilly start to the day, temperatures are expected to get back into the 40s, which is above average for this time of year. Friday look for periods of light snow , with an accumulation of about two cm.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:11

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit NY for the UN General Assembly's vote on Thursday morning, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. In January, when she assumed her new United Nations role, she showed her hand, warning U.S. Like the Egyptian draft, the text before the assembly does not mention Trump's decision but expresses 'deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem'.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:10

The council approved the sale of the parks unanimously to a non-profit organization, Memphis Greenspace, Inc., reported WTVT, a Fox-affiliated television station. At this moment, the parks are surrounded by Memphis City police and cranes are on site, the statues will be moved tonight. Cities have tried to remove Confederate monuments after the racially motivated massacre of nine people at a black church in SC and a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:08

About $4.3 billion had already been spent on construction and capital with $2 billion in financing costs. That company, Westinghouse Electric Co., the USA nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy in March. Analysts for the PSC have recommended halting the Plant Vogtle expansion as well unless Georgia Power agrees to pass on more of the costs to its shareholders.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:00

During the final few days of the ANC biannual National Conference, the party unanimously passed the resolution to turn the embassy in Ramat Gan into a "liason office". Earlier this year a group of Jewish Israelis wrote to the ANC supporting the call for a downgrade of diplomatic relations and the Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions (BDS) boycott of Israel.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:01

Meet Zanco tiny t1 . "We're now gearing up at our factory for when the Kickstarter campaign hits its target", Zanco says on Kickstarter's website. To use your phone, simply insert a nano SIM card. The device is powered by a MediaTek MTK6261D motherboard paired with 32MB of RAM. In the case of the tiny t1 , its 200mAh battery can apparently last for approximately 3 hours of talk time and 3 days of standby.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:50

In France, for example, Uber's low-priced service involving independent, unregulated drivers is banned, but Uber operates a popular ride service involving licensed drivers that competes with traditional taxis. "As our new CEO has said, it is appropriate to regulate services such as Uber and so we will continue the dialog with cities across Europe ", Uber said in a statement e-mailed to Fortune .

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:45

HAL confirmed the same and said that the RFP had been made. The official letter comes more than a year after the Defence Acquisition Council, headed by then defence minister Manohar Parrikar, approved the procurement of 83 Tejas in Mark-1 configuration.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:32

The reason behind this ruling is that the company uses their own cars and their drivers fall under the section of transport service facilitators. Uber has tussled with taxi companies and regulators around the world for much of its eight-year history, but the scrutiny has been especially intense in Europe, Dow Jones added in a report supplied to Efe.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:35

Didi's latest valuation includes its acquisition of Uber's China operations, which it bought previous year following a fierce battle between the rivals that was losing both companies money. Didi is seeking to grab worldwide market share from Uber by working with local firms through investment or partnership, including Southeast Asia's Grab, India's Ola, US-based Lyft, and Europe's Taxify.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:32

Among them is a United States accusation that it hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment over The Interview , a satirical movie about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "We do so with evidence, and we do so with partners". Bossert said the USA administration's finding of responsibility is based on evidence and confirmed by other governments and private companies, including the United Kingdom and Microsoft .

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:28

The new faction is led by a certain Emmanuel Nwosu who said he stands against the imposition of a unity list on members at the convention. The group is made up of some aspirants that lost out at the December 9 PDP National Convention, the group claimed.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:28

Childress is chairman and CEO of Richard Childress Racing, and has been involved in NASCAR for decades. According to the sheriff's office, a window glass beside a door knob on the lower level of the home was broken and the alarm activated.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:25

The quake was also felt in the cities of Karaj, Qom, Qazvin and Arak according to state TV. "A 70-year-old woman died after suffering a heart attack and a 10-year-old died of elevated stress", the head of Iran's hospital emergency services, Mojtaba Khaledi, told the ISNA news agency.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:23

The impact of the explosion was reportedly so powerful that three persons who were working in the vicinity of the boiler were ripped apart. With many workers holding negligence by the mill management as the cause of the blast, the mill's owner, Mahmood Ali, and his two sons were arrested.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:18

The average 1-year price target for ( NUE ) reveals an average price target of $63.63 per share. Nucor Corporation ( NYSE : NUE ) has a beta of 1.60, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:15

US President Donald Trump's announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his second declaration that "it is impossible to conceive a political settlement in which the wall is not part of Israeli sovereignty", have sparked a wave of protests in Palestine and overseas.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:14

Government measures out today include a ban on "almost all" new-build houses and changes will also be made so that ground rents on new long leases - for both houses and flats are set to zero. Critics described the new measures as "incredibly weak". Essentially developers have got off scot-free and, as usual, existing leaseholders will suffer the harshest consequences.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:15

Survivors told reporters the weather turned bad three hours later with strong winds and huge waves. "The wind suddenly picked up and the boat was forced to stop when the bow started taking in water". Many of those rescued were taken to a government emergency hall in Dinahican village in Infanta, where Quezon officials brought clothes, food, water and medicine, Juanito Diaz, who heads Quezon's disaster-response agency, said by telephone.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:12

Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested as she waited for a return flight to Britain after a holiday in Iran in April 2016 after being accused of spying, which she denies. After speaking with Ratcliffe this morning, Labour MP Tulip Siddiq said: "This news is a glimmer of light at the end of a dark tunnel for my constituents Richard, Nazanin and Gabriella".

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:11

Flynn attorney Robert Kelner declined to comment. Communications exchanged by these individuals between Election Day 2016 and Inauguration Day 2017 are pertinent to Mueller's probe into Russia's interference in the presidential election and any coordination that may have occurred between the Kremlin and Trump campaign.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:09

Before his conviction, Rubashkin ran a massive kosher meat-processing company in Iowa. The White House said in a statement that the President's evaluation of Mr. "Additionally, more than 30 current Members of Congress have written letters expressing support for review of Mr. Rubashkin's case ", Trump wrote.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:08

The soldier, who is reportedly in his 20s, defected through Panmunjom village, along the Joint Security Area (JSA), which is policed by soldiers from both North Korea and South Korea. "Our military secured his safety, and a questioning will be conducted by related agencies to find out the background of his defection and motive". "A joint probe into the details of their identities is under way".

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:06

He has a history of drug use and mental health issues who was known to state police on "historical assault matters", officers said. Police would be investigating whether he was impaired at the time of the incident . "It sounded like the man who they took out of the auto was not awake". Beat coppers were running down on foot too. In December 2016, Australian police announced they had foiled a plot to blow up improvised explosive devices around Melbourne's city center on Christmas Day , ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 03:14

James Clapper , the former director of National Intelligence, on Monday told CNN Russia is handling President Donald Trump as an "asset", reports The Washington Free Beacon . He's a KGB officer. The White House said Trump "appreciated" the second call and "both leaders agreed that this serves as an example of the positive things that can occur when our countries work together".

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:55

Paulinho says that speculation linking Philippe Coutinho with Barcelona is to be expected, as he backs his global teammate to make the switch from Liverpool . Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has handed Coutinho the captain's armband in recent matches but the added responsibility does not seem to have swayed the 25-year-old, who remained non-committal when quizzed about his future a couple of weeks ago.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:29

Celtic have brought in former Germany global centre-back Marvin Compper from RB Leipzig on a two-and-a-half year deal. We had that previously in that position. He added: "Compper is an experienced, left footed central defender who is a slight improvement over what Brendan Rodgers has already at his disposal".

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:26

On Sunday, Trump told reporters he's not considering firing Mueller, but added that his "people" are "very upset" about the counsel's decision to obtain tens of thousands of emails from the Trump transition team . Mueller was appointed in May after Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey. The emails in question were provided to Mueller's team by the GSA in September in response to requests from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but the transition team didn't learn about it until last ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:40

John McCain (R-Ariz.), who is recovering from side effects from chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer, missed the vote. O'Donnell also insulted Republican Sen. The House approved the measure, 224-201, passing it for the second time in two days after a procedural foul-up forced another vote on Wednesday. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Trump plans to celebrate the legislative victory with GOP members of Congress on Wednesday afternoon at the White House.

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:42

Detectives found narcotics in Folse's home, WDSU reported . The family took Bruizer to Abadie Veterinary Hospital, where veterinarian Scott Abadie found the dog had a bullet wound entering the back of his head and exiting through his eye, WILX reported.

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:38

The Christmas tree placed in Piazza Venezia at the cost of almost €50,000 of taxpayers' money is dead and droopy, a spokesperson for Rome's environment department confirmed to Corriere della Sera on Monday. Experts have said it was probably because the rootless tree was not covered properly when transported from South Tyrol in northern Italy and may have suffered some sort of "trauma".

by | December 20, 2017 | 23:59

The Trump upheavals in the world politics are continuing. Despite the US criticism, Hua said no country can prevent the people of China from following the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics, which has proven to be a great success and its achievements widely recognized by the global community.