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by | July 31, 2017 | 17:43

The mobile, ground-based Patriot system is created to intercept incoming missiles and warplanes. Lithuania said it was eager to have Patriot missiles when the United States military displayed the system in the country earlier this month after using them in an exercise there.

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:43

A MAN has appeared in court accused of raping a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly attacked by two different men on the same night. The girl had been walking with a friend into Witton train station on Tuesday evening, according to CNN , when a man approached her and brought her to a secluded part of the station, where he raped her.

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:43

The White House says Trump supports sanctions on the three countries in question and will review the legislation. "He may sign the sanctions exactly the way they are or he may veto the sanctions and negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians", Scaramucci said .

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:38

While many states grapple with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that juveniles can't automatically be sentenced to life in prison without parole, Kansas prison officials say that it is not an issue in the state. Majeed, who changed his name from Lorenzo McClean, was resentenced in May and is expected to be released in three to four years, attorney Emily Munn said.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:57

There may still be more moves to come on the personnel front, but on the agenda front - despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declaring in the early hours of Friday morning that it is "time to move on" after the failed vote on health care - the President hardly sounds ready for a reset.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:50

Last night, as poppies filled the air and the Duke of Cambridge paid tribute to the fallen, that unfailing tradition was observed once more on the eve of the centenary of one of the most bad slaughters of the First World War . Prince William, flanked by his wife Kate, and Belgium's King and Queen, said their two countries "stand together" to remember those killed. The story of the war in the Ypres region is told by performances and music set to a backdrop of visual projections on the ...

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:19

Shortly after the Senate adjourned for the night, McCain released a statement explaining why he chose to vote the way he did. Far from giving lawmakers time to "read the bill ", GOP Senate leaders had them vote to begin debate without knowing which legislation they would be debating.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:26

Highs in the low 80s. Friday night: Mostly cloudy skies. Storms will start to pop up west of the area and may move into our western most counties late in the afternoon but most will dissipate into the evening time. And according to the National Weather Service at State College, the next chance of rain isn't in the forecast until Thursday . Wednesday will be sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:15

This time, the Income Tax department has decided not to extend the July 31 deadline for filing or submission of returns. The department had also issued advertisements in leading national dailies in the last few days stating that taxpayers should disclose their income "correctly" and file their ITRs.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:15

North Korea on Sunday warned that it would take action if the United States continued to adhere to its present military policy and of imposing tough sanctions in response to Pyongyang's second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:11

Kabul residents also reported hearing gunfire following the explosion. Police confirmed at least one blast but said they did not immediately have further information. On 31 May, a huge bombing in the centre of the city killed more than 150 people , the deadliest militant attack in the country since US-led forces ousted the Taliban from power in 2001.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:06

The community had been on evacuation alert since July 14. The Village of Clinton and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District to expanded evacuation orders to safeguard life and property due to a recommendation from the BC Wildfire Service.

by | July 31, 2017 | 12:49

The indefinite shutdown has entered its 47th day, which is the longest-ever shutdown in the history of Darjeeling . Police used water cannons and mild baton charge to disperse the crowd. "One of our supporters named Ajay Chhetri was injured in to police firing". ADG (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma said the claim was "completely baseless".

by | July 31, 2017 | 12:40

In the petition filed, the petitioners - Saroj Yadav, RJD MLA from Barhara in Bhojpur district, and Chandan Verma - claimed that in 2015 elections the mandate was for Kumar-led Grand Alliance and against the BJP for five years. Earlier on Sunday, JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav hit out on the BJP for failing to keep the promise of bringing back black money stashed overseas. Prasad said on Saturday he had spoken to Yadav and invited him to lead the fight against the BJP and Kumar.

by | July 31, 2017 | 11:42

Following the launch, the USA conducted a missile defense test Sunday, using a Terminal High Altitutde Area Defense ( THAAD ) anti-missile system in Alaska. "In case the USA fails to come to its own senses and continues to resort to military adventure and "tough sanctions", the DPRK will respond with its resolute act of justice as already declared", its foreign ministry said in a statement .

by | July 31, 2017 | 11:14

The bill will be sent to the White House for President Donald Trump to sign into law or veto. The US bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea , had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that energy companies said would prevent many overseas deals.

by | July 31, 2017 | 10:58

It also said it would seize two diplomatic properties after the US House of Representatives and the Senate overwhelmingly approved the new sanctions. "We waited for quite some time that maybe something will change for the better, had such hope that the situation will somehow change, but, judging by everything, if it changes, it will not be soon", Putin said .

by | July 31, 2017 | 10:43

The International Association of Chiefs of Police issued a statement about Trump's comments saying managing use of force is "one of the most hard challenges faced by law enforcement agencies". The aim should be "to treat the person you have in custody like they were your family member, a brother or sister", Kelly said. The American Civil Liberties Union also condemned Trump's statement.

by | July 31, 2017 | 10:39

Mayor Mark Boughton tweeted Sunday that a plane crashed while taking off from Danbury Airport. Two people are listed in critical condition, according to Danbury Communications Officer, James Gagliardo, while a third passenger escaped with minor injuries.

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:42

While thanking the officers on all the great work they do in keeping the streets safe - something we all commend - the president took a nose dive into Trumpsanity suggesting the officers should hit suspects' heads on the doors of their police cars.

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:39

Only one - McCain - voted against the bill Graham called "a disaster". At around 1:30 in the morning, after he was sure that he finally had the attention of the Senate clerk and of his nervous, exhausted colleagues who had been watching his every move, John McCain dramatically plunged his outstretched arm downwards, finally sealing the fate of Mitch McConnell's "skinny repeal" bill in a gesture that had all the drama of a WWE heel turn.

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:26

To the relief of providers, senators late last night rejected the skinny repeal of the Affordable Care Act when Republican Senator John McCain cast the deciding vote against the legislation that would have ended the individual and employer mandates.

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:21

The senator is set to begin chemotherapy and radiation treatments at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix on Monday. "Unless the Republican Senators are total quitters, Repeal and Replace is not dead!" He said he and McCain had spoken frequently since the Arizona senator, recently diagnosed with brain cancer , returned to Washington.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:23

A two-game swing in the National League Central standings will be the prize when the Milwaukee Brewers host the first-place Chicago Cubs for the finale of their three-game series on Sunday. The Cubs are rolling with the non-waiver trade deadline approaching today, having surged into first place over the last two weeks thanks to effective starting pitching and just enough timely hitting.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:02

National President of Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah is on a nationwide tour, and in the first phase, he landed in Lucknow on Saturday. "It is only in the BJP that a worker who used to paste posters today became the national president of the party on the basis of his hard work and merits.