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by | August 11, 2017 | 18:50

Morocco has lodged its bid to host the 2026 soccer World Cup, the country's football federation said in a statement on Friday. "We are convinced that Morocco could organise this competition just as was done by South Africa in 2010", said Malagasy Ahmad after he was elected to succeed Cameroon's Issa Hayatou as head of the African body.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:35

William Burch, who was driving the Chevrolet SUV, told local TV station KVUE that he was on the phone when the incident happened. According to KVUE, the woman drove her auto over the edge of the seventh floor nearly one month ago, but the shocking video of the incident has just been released.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:15

There has been a wide range of cases of modern slavery and human trafficking uncovered, ranging from a Romanian organised crime gang making €5m (£4.5m) from advertising prostitutes online and laundering the proceeds, to a 12-year-old girl being trafficked into the United Kingdom to take children on a school run.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:15

You choose a prime minister by voting for him, but then a judge or a military dictator tears up your vote. Addressing his supporters in Jhelum on Thursday evening, Nawaz said he is not greedy for power but wants to change Pakistan for the better.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:08

Tourism may prove one of the bigger casualties from a strong quake that struck a region of southwestern China whose natural beauty and Tibetan heritage draw millions of visitors each year. Hundreds of soldiers and rescue personnel have been deployed to the Jiuzhaigou area, along with hundreds of vehicles, and dozens of sniffer dogs and devices to detect life under the rubble.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:05

North Korea's nuclear and missile technology will inevitably migrate from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the Iran. Because theirs is a long-term relationship, they also have the motivation to move closer to each other in not only fighting the Great Satan but in worrisome financial and military bonds.

by | August 11, 2017 | 17:58

The warship spat comes as a war of words between the USA and North Korea escalates and President Donald Trump pushes China to do more to reign in Pyongyang's threats. Trump responded by warning North Korea it would face "fire and fury" if it further threatened the United States. Washington's critical actions came as it courts the help of China, North Korea's ally, in taming Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions and ending its missile tests.

by | August 11, 2017 | 17:52

Mohamed Elshinawy was arrested in Maryland more than a year ago following a detailed FBI investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported , citing a 2016 indictment. According to the media, Elshinawy admitted he was told to use the received money for " operational purposes " within the country, but denied he planned any assaults in the US.

by | August 11, 2017 | 17:39

A former Republican senator from New Hampshire called on Democrats to support a bill that would evaluate President Trump's psychological ability to hold office. At times, the White House has tried to deprive North Korea of the attention experts believe its erratic leader seeks with each nuclear test. The threat of nuclear war is steeply on the rise.

by | August 11, 2017 | 16:32

South Korea's military said on Thursday North Korea's recent statements regarding striking the US territory of Guam are a challenge against Seoul and the US-South Korea alliance. It is important that the USA does not push North Korea into a dead end so they feel they are left with no options. The U.S. military established a naval base and small Marine barracks there.

by | August 11, 2017 | 16:12

India claims Sikkim border as part of its territory, while China has said that the area falls on their side as per the 1890 treaty signed between British and China. "It's a situation that we have certainly followed closely", U.S. state department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters at a news conference. "We continue to encourage both parties to sit down and have conversations about that".

by | August 11, 2017 | 15:57

While speaking about the historic Goods and Service Tax which was implemented last month, Subramanian said it is an astonishing feat of administration, politics and technology. Gross non-performing advances (GNPAs) ratio of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) rose from 9.2 per cent in September 2016 to 9.5 per cent in March 2017.

by | August 11, 2017 | 15:53

The 30-year-old was eventually granted an opportunity to reach the 200-meter semifinal on Wednesday - albeit under freaky circumstances. Makwala, whose exploits in London have been a major talking point this week, races in the final later on Thursday.

by | August 11, 2017 | 15:43

The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. Shares of DineEquity, Inc (DIN) traded up 8.085% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $40.305. Applebee's sales declined 6.2% for the second quarter of 2017. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 5,033 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $274,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the last quarter.

by | August 11, 2017 | 15:12

Every year, for the last four years, 30 people in the county have died from an opioid overdose. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , who chairs the presidential opioid commission, thanked Trump "for accepting this first recommendation of our July 31 interim report ".

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:46

While Jennings remains in the ECB's long-term plans, an inconsistent showing at the top of the order meant he never took full hold of the chance he was afforded to establish himself as Alastair Cook's opening partner. I am sure he will find his confidence and look to score runs in the remaining matches of this season. The return of Woakes, who took five wickets in the match and made a half-century on his championship return against Middlesex this week, is good news for England as he has ...

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:31

In an interview to Rajya Sabha TV, outgoing vice president Hamid Ansari says Muslims in India have a feeling of unease, a sense of insecurity now. "There will be a feeling of freedom to work, think and an opportunity to explain your view as per your fundamental thinking", Modi said . He also mentioned that, in spite of the tolerant character, people sometimes use small issues for political gains.

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:12

The footage was used in the trial against Orr and he was handed a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday. The video - which was captured with a camera that Smith bought himself and placed on his eyeglasses - shows him exiting his squad vehicle and politely asking Orr, who is on his cell phone, to stop.

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:08

She said she and her co-workers went out of their office when they felt the tremor, but most of their guests were swimming and did not notice the natural disaster. Aftershocks are expected within the day, according to Phivolcs . The authorities put the magnitude of the quake at 6.3. The country is located in the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where about 90 per cent of the world's earthquakes occur.

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:06

Australian stocks led regional markets lower this morning: The ASX dipped by 1.5% as major banks led the falls. A short time ago, it was down 0.37% against the U.S. Sterling was last trading at US$1.3006, up 0.02 per cent on the day. Yesterday's rally in the Swiss Franc was in fact one of the currency's largest one-day gains in the past two-and-a-half years.

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:04

The draw will be available to watch live on sky sports.com and will also be shown live on Facebook. Newport, a League Two side, beat Southend United, a League One side, 2-0 to secure their place in round 2. The games will be played on the week commending Monday 21st August with a possibility of one of the ties being chosen for television coverage. The R's booked their place in the next round following Tuesday's 1-0 win against Northampton Town.

by | August 11, 2017 | 13:44

From giving us interesting details about how this revolution in music was brought about to letting us DJ with just a click and drag of the mouse, don't be surprised to find yourself channeling your inner DJ skills today. During these breaks, Coke La Rock "hyped up the crowd" with a microphone, a role which became known as an MC or master of ceremonies. "That said, hip-hop is a visual movement, [and] graffiti will remain a necessary element of creative expression within the culture".

by | August 11, 2017 | 13:40

The average price of a property on the street is £149,000. The police have also appealed for people to stay away from the area for safety reasons. It's reported that there are around 15 emergency vehicles on the scene. A shop worker, who works close to the scene and did not want to be named, told the Chronicle: 'Customers have come in and said that half of a house has been blown apart'.

by | August 11, 2017 | 13:13

Now, the proposal will be sent to the BMC civic chief for his opinion. Vande Mataram is already played before and after the general body meeting, for which all 227 corporators assemble, at the BMC headquarters. The BMC chief will decide whether this proposal will be implemented after he gets the nod from the state. "When India was partitioned, nowhere it was said that if we (Muslims) stayed back in India, we would be forced to sing it".

by | August 11, 2017 | 13:10

Jeffress said he felt compelled to make the proclamation shortly after the President warned North Korea that if it continues to threaten the United States, Pyongyang will be 'met with fire and fury like the world has never seen'. "God instructed Nehemiah to build a wall around Jerusalem to protect its citizens from enemy attack". Jeffress is no stranger to controversy. Frankly, it's because they are not well taught in the scriptures'.