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by | August 23, 2017 | 19:00

The Pinoy swordsmen brought home four silvers and two bronzes from the Singapore biennial meet after their sport was dropped from the Myanmar edition in 2013. It was then left to Lim to create a big enough gap for anchor swimmer Quah to turn the final leg into a contest between Singapore and the existing record.

by | August 23, 2017 | 18:44

Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is on a visit to Baghdad, made the remarks on Wednesday at a press conference with his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim al-Ja'afari. A delegation representing Iraq's ruling Shi'ite coalition may meet Kurdish politicians again next week to try to convince them to delay or cancel the referendum plan, a negotiator told Reuters on Monday evening.

by | August 23, 2017 | 18:39

Under fire for saying " both sides " were to blame for the violence between white supremacists and left-wing counter protesters in Virginia on August 12, Trump accused television networks of ignoring his calls for unity in the aftermath.

by | August 23, 2017 | 18:10

But pigs were reared for meat on her farm: "You can't keep them as pets". "I wanted to thank [the firefighters]", she said. "I..." In order to "thank" the firefighters, the farm manager gave the team sausages. "What if these firefighters had "saved" a human child or a dog?" The firefighters didn't cause their deaths - they just hastened it a bit. A spokeswoman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) criticized the incident, telling BBC News the piglets were "no better ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:58

A day before Trump was to make public his plans for Afghanistan and the region, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson telephoned Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi but little was made public as to what was exchanged between the two, except that viewpoints on America's new strategy regarding South Asia was the focal point of the conversation.

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:31

Railway Board Chairman A K Mittal on Wednesday also tendered his resignation. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take a decision on whatever request the railway minister has made". "Hon'ble PM has asked me to wait", Mr Prabhu tweeted as yet another derailment took place early this morning after saturday's Kalinga Utkal express accident.

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:32

Sand asked the judge to order the Iowa sentence be served concurrently with the term Tipton is handed next month in Wisconsin, stemming from a guilty plea there to felony charges he rigged a lottery in 2007. Tipton was arrested for the fraud along with his brother in 2015. "It is hard to even say that, with all the people I know behind me, that I hurt".

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:34

He said more people were believed to be inside the rubble. An official with an global aid organisation confirmed to AFP that at least 30 people had been killed in a series of strikes on the capital. "This coalition supports Yemen's internationally-recognized, exiled leader Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi". Despite the mounting death toll, Saudi Arabia has maintained it is working within the frameworks of global law, and its United Nations mission said there "no justification whatsoever" for ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 17:20

In 2008 after hearing evidence over six months, an inquest jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing, saying driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi shared the blame for the deaths of Diana and her lover. Maddy responds: 'I was inspired by what your mum did, ' to which William replies: 'We need to be matter-of-fact about it, and not hide it in the dark where it festers'.

by | August 23, 2017 | 16:57

Sources told Reuters China was also pressuring its iron ore traders to stop buying the commodity from North Korea, tightening the screws on Pyongyang even before sanctions. In recent years, Washington in theory should have learned that for us the language of sanctions is unacceptable, and the solutions to real problems are only hindered by such actions.

by | August 23, 2017 | 16:47

While avoiding naming the senator directly, Trump lashed out at Flake during his rally in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday evening, saying "Nobody knows who the hell he is" and that he is "weak on borders, weak on crime". "I welcome President Trump to Arizona and look forward to hearing how we can secure our border". Unfortunately for Flake, he is only sports an 18 percent approval rating , and is particularly unpopular among more right-wing Republicans, which could endanger his standing in the ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 16:22

Trump warned Pyongyang's escalating missile tests would be met with the "fire and fury" of nuclear war, while Kim responded by saying he was "examining" an attack on US military bases on its Pacific territory of Guam. President Donald Trump has pressed China to do more to persuade its ally North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. Kirakosyan claimed in an interview with TASS on August 22 that he never made any deals with North Korea, although he talked with ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 15:11

Tal Afar , a longtime Daesh stronghold, is the latest objective in the war following the recapture of Mosul after a nine-month campaign that left much of that city in ruins. Russia-supported Syrian troops have nearly entirely encircled IS in Syria's central desert region, and the jihadists are also facing twin assaults from the Lebanese army and Shiite movement Hezbollah on the Lebanon-Syrian border.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:56

Alabama is No. 1 in the AP poll, followed by Ohio State , Florida State , USC and Clemson . Starting the season ranked in the top 20 is familiar territory for the Georgia football team the past five years. The same is true of Florida State-Clemson. The Hurricanes, who haven't named a starting quarterback for their September 2 season opener against Bethune-Cookman, are ranked in the preseason poll for the first time since 2010.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:56

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman David Freese is not starting on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Despite his impressive stretch, Hill has only completed the sixth inning once in his past four starts. Pirates: Trevor Williams (5-6, 4.71 ERA) will face the Dodgers for the second time in his career. In each of his previous four appearances, and in 10 of his previous 11, he surrendered fewer than four earned runs.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:53

Of the $1.3 billion the US gives Egypt every year in FMF funds, it is allowed to withhold 15 percent ($195 million) if the country is not showing progress on human rights issues, although the administration can override this-but this year it will reportedly opt not to do so.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:54

The Bombay High Court reinstated MCOCA against 11 accused. The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad had filed a chargesheet against 14 right-wing extremists, including Purohit and Thakur, in the case. Denying his involvement in the incident, Purohit told the court that even assuming that the charges that he had supplied the bomb were true, even then he would have to be out of jail as the offence attracted a maximum of seven years jail term.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:46

A verdict against the Dera chief can lead to an immediate outbreak of violence. According to reports , the Chandigarh administration has chose to convert the Sector-16 cricket stadium into a temporary jail for a day to arrest people if they break the law.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:41

Mengel also said understood Trump's comments on Charlottesville , and called the media "crazy" for how it covered the president's comments. Police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters outside a rally by U.S. Trump previously said he was "considering a pardon", though the White House denied it would be announced during the rally earlier Tuesday, a claim that the president abided by.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:15

On Monday, February 27 Antkowiak Patrick M. sold $14,394 worth of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC ) or 58 shares. On average, equities research analysts expect that Northrop Grumman Co. The aerospace company reported $3.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.84 by $0.31. Fiera Capital holds 0.01% or 4,198 shares in its portfolio.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:11

He opened with three scoreless innings, allowing one hit, before Polanco led off the fourth with a homer to right-center. On Tuesday, the Sox unveiled 6-6 right-hander Lucas Giolito , the No. However, after Brian Dozier doubled with two outs to represent the tying run, Jake Petricka got Joe Mauer to fly out. Gibson has fared well against the White Sox by going 5-2 with a 2.37 ERA in nine career starts.

by | August 23, 2017 | 14:06

Lavrov said at a press conference that "since the beginning of the Venezuelan crisis, we have supported the initiative of the Holy See to reconcile the opposing parties" in that South American country. Parolin voiced hope that his visit will help strengthen their ties, but warned that patience will be needed to achieve results. The Secretary of State's visit - following the historic meeting in Havana between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill on 12 February 2016 - signals a new step toward a ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 13:08

Gen. Salim bin Marzouq Al-Matrafi, said field units and teams have been deployed in all areas to ensure pilgrims' safety. It was the second statement of the day from Qatar on an increasingly contentious issue. The pilgrimage has turned into the latest front in an ongoing diplomatic crisis that has seen Saudi Arabia and its allies cut all ties with Doha over accusations of state support for Islamist extremist groups and close ties to Shia Iran.

by | August 23, 2017 | 13:02

Speaking to Spanish publication El Espanol , the member of Cadiz Swimming Club said he had sent an email to the president of the competition but received no response . Alvarez's swimming club wrote in a post on their club page. Despite that, Alvarez, who swims with the club Natacion Cadiz chose to honour the victims.

by | August 23, 2017 | 11:25

His 11-year old brother Ciro was the last to emerge, rescued after 16 hours in the dark and loaded into a waiting ambulance. Firefighters and rescuers pull out a boy, Mattias, from the collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island, Tuesday, Aug.