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by | August 28, 2017 | 23:48

The ban has come as a shocker to many Kenyans who are used to carrying grocery items and other consumables in plastic bags. Since 2007, Kenya tried to protect its environment from the plastic bag mass, it took three attempts over a decade to make the ban into force.

by | August 28, 2017 | 23:11

Before the bomb squad was to arrive at the scene, Patel lifted the 12-inch bomb, weighing around 10 kg, and put it on his shoulders and started running. I was afraid the bomb may explode so I took it away from the populated area". The Army was informed about the bomb. His actions can be described as similar to those of Najih Shaker Al-Baldawi who apparently took his own life to save others, by hugging a suicide bomber .

by | August 28, 2017 | 23:12

The Mueller bill came up during the Tillis-Trump conversation, according to a source briefed on the call - the latest signal of the president's impatience with GOP senators' increasing declarations of independence from his White House.

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:22

They cheered madly, and still cheer madly, at his promises to build a wall that Mexico will pay for. Mr Ryan maintained building a wall along the country's border with Mexico to deter illegal immigration was necessary, but said the government didn't have to choose between border security and continuing operations.

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:05

Dozens of Los Angeles firefighters have been deployed to Texas to help with search and rescue efforts after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast. A firefighter and his K-9, and a logistics officer are deployed with Texas Task Force 2. "When we get down there they'll give us our assignments and we'll go to work", said responder Tim Lavin.

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:01

Among 13 analysts covering Weyerhaeuser Company ( NYSE:WY ), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. The company has market cap of $4.20 billion. The stock increased 3.88% or $1.97 on August 25, reaching $52.68. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Reduces Position in Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:40

The Treasury Department, already using "extraordinary measures" to remain current on its obligations, has said the debt ceiling must be raised by September 29. "It's sort of mystifying". Writing in The Washington Post on Friday, Danforth, who represented Missouri from 1976 to 1995, argued that Trump has repeatedly violated the principles on which the Republican Party was founded.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:38

Although the court has handed over the punishment, Twitter is unhappy saying that the sentence is too lenient for him. He'll be sentenced in a special hearing inside a prison in Rohtak city, about 70 kilometres from New Delhi , at about 2:30pm local time or 7:00pm AEST.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:24

But they have made clear that Britain must be outside the EU single market and customs union during the transition so it can exercise more control over immigration and strike up new trade deals with other countries. Starmer's comments follow a long period of uncertainty and division over the party's position on Brexit under leftwing leader Jeremy Corbyn. Barnier infuriated some in London by tweeting that the "essential" issue was to make progress on citizens' rights, the financial ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:16

The family said he had been playing the game from the past few days and they had even asked refrained him from using it. Though Parth's parents had repeatedly directed him not to be engaged with this fatal addiction, the 13-year-old would use his father's phone in his absence.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:11

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will finally visit Wisconsin, more than one year after she lost the state to President Donald Trump. Books will also be available for purchase in Larkin Square on Sept. Tickets will be available when you purchase the book through Talking Leaves, which is a partner of the Larkin Square Author Series. Her other books include the 2016 campaign guidebook Stronger Together , the coffee table book An Invitation to the White House , and the children's ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 20:57

The Coast Guard took a call just after 2 p.m. from a man on an 18-foot boat who said his friend, 47-year-old Patrick Morgan, went diving off the boat and hadn't resurfaced. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said he established a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund after "after receiving an overwhelming number of inquiries from citizens and corporations who would like to help".

by | August 28, 2017 | 20:24

But this latest test did not threaten the U.S or Guam , the U.S military said . But that assessment was later retracted, and the amended view agreed with the South Korean military's evaluation of the distance the projectiles had traveled.

by | August 28, 2017 | 20:14

A police officer, who asked to remain anonymous, said the bombing in northeastern Baghdad left "11 dead and 26 wounded". A medical official confirmed the casualty figures. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks; however, Daesh Takfiri militants have many times carried out large-scale attacks targeting the Shia community in Iraq's capital.

by | August 28, 2017 | 20:02

Hoegel would inject patients with an overdose of unprescribed heart medication in order to revive them and show off his nursing skills, a court heard during his initial trial. Johann Kuhme, an Oldenburg police chief, said: "The findings continue to breach any imagination". "And as if all that were not enough, we must realise that thereal dimension of the killings by Niels H is likely many times worse".

by | August 28, 2017 | 19:40

Right now they are working to find out what they'll be able to do to help. As the nation turns its attention to the devastating flooding in Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey won't let up, there are ways you can help. FEMA Administrator Brock Long encouraged Americans who want to help storm victims to connect with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD ) online , which is coordinating donations and volunteers .

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:45

The National Weather Service said more than two feet (60 centimeters) of rain fell in Houston and nearby Galveston in a 24-hour period. Judging from federal disaster declarations, the storm has so far affected about a quarter of the Texas population, or 6.8 million people in 18 counties.

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:47

A new poster on a North Korean propaganda website on Saturday showed a missile dealing "a retaliatory strike of justice" against the US mainland, threatening to "wipe out the United States, the source of evil, without a trace". "The three launches occurred near Kittaeryong, North Korea ". "But there is a possibility as well that it was aimed at improving the capability of KN-02 surface-to-surface missiles or KN-01 ground-to-ship missiles using solid fuel", the professor added.

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:27

About 8,800 transgender men and women are now active members of the USA armed forces, according to the ACLU suit . In a series of tweets , the ACLU condemned President Donald Trump's decision and discussed its forthcoming lawsuit. "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow ...", he wrote on Twitter.

by | August 28, 2017 | 17:38

Iraqi forces have retaken 29 neighborhoods since the operation to retake the Turkmen majority city of Tal Afar, which has been under the militant group's control since 2014, marking the end of IS' hold on northern Iraq. Tens of thousands of soldiers, federal police, counter-terrorism troops and militia launched the offensive on the town west of recently liberated Mosul on August 20, facing an estimated 2,000 Isis zealots.

by | August 28, 2017 | 17:31

Slide show: Lydia Thompson scores for England in the first half. New Zealand's Selica Winiata scored the opening try of the game in the same corner after getting on the right end of the bounce from a crossfield kick. "They kept the ball a lot better than we did, and it is really hard to play rugby when you don't have the ball", Scarratt added. Abbie Scott, from Keswick, has been named in the England starting line-up for tomorrow's World Cup Final.

by | August 28, 2017 | 16:58

North Korea this week said the exercises were evidence that the United States planned to invade North Korea . They are the first known missile firings since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected.

by | August 28, 2017 | 16:40

Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane along the Texas Gulf Coast with over 100 miles per hour winds, and heavy rain that caused devastating floods. "The images coming out of Texas are heartbreaking and hard to imagine", said Governor Wolf. "It's something we train for all the time", he added.

by | August 28, 2017 | 16:10

The U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) also said, "Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches". Analyst Yang Uk at the Korea Defence and Security Forum told AFP the latest launches by Pyongyang were "carefully calibrated.to avoid revving up tensions too high beyond its control".

by | August 28, 2017 | 15:02

All the party members and the people are waiting to know the Nandyal Bypoll election results. Nandyal: Counting of votes for the byelection in Nandyal will be held on Monday amid tight security, heightening nail-baiting suspense in political circles.