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by | October 12, 2017 | 15:46

According to Reuters, Lufthansa will acquire Air Berlin's subsidiaries Niki and LG Walter, as well access to take-off and landing slots at Air Berlin's hubs at Berlin's Tegel airport and at Duesseldorf airport. The easyJet aspect of the deal appears to be considerably less certain than that with Lufthansa however, with negotiations reportedly still ongoing. He said he was "stunned" by suggestions the co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane.

by | October 12, 2017 | 15:38

Ophelia is centered about 725 miles southwest of the Azores and is moving northeast near 3 mph. Twenty two people died after the Great Storm hit the United Kingdom - alongside Spain and France - with hurricane-force winds across October 15 and 16 in 1987.

by | October 12, 2017 | 15:34

In the Bay Area, that means six different organizations have pledged to donate $450,000 for fire relief efforts. But, for those in Solano County, much closer to the wildfires burning in both Napa and Sonoma counties, air quality remains at an extremely unhealthy level.

by | October 12, 2017 | 15:26

Istanbul Consulate, prompting a tit-for-tat response from Ankara. The U.S. ambassador to Turkey says he hopes the two countries can quickly resolve a spat over the arrest of a U.S. "If the ambassador acted on his own, then the US administration should not keep him there for a minute". He also said a US consulate employee arrested in Turkey had not demanded lawyer access and the USA mission could apply to send a lawyer to see him.

by | October 12, 2017 | 14:11

Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah on Thursday has advised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan to appear in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in the next hearing. The five-member bench of the top poll supervisory body announced its decision during the contempt of court hearing against the PTI chief filed by dissident party leader, Akbar S Babar.

by | October 12, 2017 | 13:04

An examination of just 9 square metres of Patong Beach on Phuket by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources' Phuket Marine Biological Centre on Sept 9 found an average 0.76 butts per square metre. The ban is eventually expected to be enforced on all beaches nationwide. There will be "designated areas" for smokers located further inland, according to Jatuporn Buruspat, head of the DMCR, with containers provided to drop butts into.

by | October 12, 2017 | 13:01

This is the first meeting of any top AIADMK leader with the Prime Minister since the merger of the two factions of the party - one led by Panneerselvam and another by Chief Minister Edappadi K. "The likes of Loknayak JP and (Ram Manohar) Lohia were active during the "Quit India" movement inspired by the clarion call of Mahatma Gandhi". At an event in Delhi, the Prime Minister also released a commemorative postage stamp on Nanaji Deshmukh.

by | October 12, 2017 | 12:36

The dates will be announced at a press conference by the election commission where the week, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti might brief the media. As per the reports, the Gujarat polls likely to be held in December. Meanwhile, the term of the current Himachal Pradesh Assembly ends next month.

by | October 12, 2017 | 12:15

Protests have been taking place nearly daily since the decision in a country that still has grim memories of post-election violence, with a disputed 2007 poll prompted politically motivated tribal clashes that left some 1,100 dead. In fact, including a new candidate legitimates the results of the contest, despite the boycott by Odinga, who supported his abstention with accusations of partiality favoring Kenyatta.

by | October 12, 2017 | 11:36

After years of disappointment and near misses, this is as close as Peru has come in decades. The indirect free kick caught the fingertips of Colombian goal keeper David Ospina on its way in and despite protests from the Colombian team, the goal stood.

by | October 12, 2017 | 10:52

PA President and Fatah Chairman Mahmoud Abbas told Egyptian television last week that he would not accept a scenario in which Hamas's armed wing, Izzadin Kassam, kept control of its weapons. "The talks are positive and the Egyptian side is even-handed", he said, according to the Palestinian Information Centre. The crossing has remained largely closed in recent years.

by | October 12, 2017 | 10:40

It was claimed in July that Jones wanted to return from Syria to the United Kingdom but was being blocked from doing so by her 12-year-old son Jo-Jo who had been "brainwashed". She was active as an online recruiter and sometimes posted propaganda messages on social media, including a striking photograph of herself dressed as a nun pointing a gun towards the camera.

by | October 12, 2017 | 10:36

Nearly 90 per cent of 42-percent vote in controversial independence referendum in Catalonia voted for pro-independence vote. It was not clear how the Catalan government would respond to that offer. Most of the region's unionists boycotted the 1 October referendum, which was banned by Madrid and marred by a violent police crackdown. Rajoy issued his demand following a special Cabinet meeting called to shape Madrid's response to Tuesday's announcement from Puigdemont that he was proceeding ...

by | October 12, 2017 | 09:39

Most people say they are against the idea, but local Nesheim says the discussions in Virginia about girls in Cub Scouts have been positive. Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday it will now be including girls in cub and boy scout programs.

by | October 12, 2017 | 09:33

Trump is expected to declare this week that Iran is not complying with the pact and to unveil a tough new strategy toward Iran. The world needs to look at Iran's actions beyond the terms of just nuclear compliance, a source with knowledge of the plan told CNN on Wednesday.

by | October 12, 2017 | 08:31

National Team's failure to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup. When co-host Max Bretos said this loss would cause "the gloves to come off" and shake up the program, Twellman pointed out that should have already happened. The 37-year-old described it as an "utter embarrassment" that the USA couldn't get a draw from Trinidad and Tobago , and left a warning to the players in the team.

by | October 12, 2017 | 07:29

Democrats should pull out all the stops to make clear how intolerable this move is". Senators traded rhetorical shots on Wednesday after tensions over the issue - which have been simmering for months - appeared to spill over. Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer expressed hope that Grassley would not follow McConnell's lead. These groups have opposed McConnell's establishment candidates in Republican primaries for years.

by | October 12, 2017 | 06:37

The ASD codenamed the hacker "Alf", a character played by Ray Meagher on Home and Away , Mr Clarke told the Australian Information Security Association conference. The hackers used a tool called "China Chopper" which according to security experts is widely used by Chinese actors, and had gained access via an internet-facing server, he said.

by | October 12, 2017 | 05:07

Here's how a flawless storm of calamity would have to unfold for Embiid to earn any less than the full $146.5 million: Across each of the final four seasons of the extension, ending with the 2022-23 season, the 76ers could waive Embiid for a financial benefit if he's lost because of a contractually agreed-upon injury that causes him to miss 25 or more regular-season games and if he plays less than 1,650 minutes, league sources said.

by | October 12, 2017 | 03:04

The U.S.is expected to detail a proposal for the auto sector that would raise the minimum content requirement for parts sourced in the Nafta region and in the U.S. In addition, the United States wants to add a new 50-percent USA -specific content requirement, something that was not in the earlier agreements. "I think it's just a bridge too far", said Wendy Cutler, the Asia Society'sWashington policy director and former chief US negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal canceled ...

by | October 12, 2017 | 02:31

When asked how the Wellington steakhouse Green Parrot was last night, Ms Ardern grinned, "I can't even have a schnitzel in peace!" Peters hit out at media for what he said was the suggestion that he alone would decide whether to back Labour or National, saying his party was and always had been democratic.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:55

CAF have selected the AFCON 2013 champion in the best XI in the last three World Cup qualifiers. Reaching the last four is the stated aim of Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick who had said that all his organisation's efforts "are geared towards getting Nigeria to play the semi-finals in Russia".

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:54

The night a 19-year-old MS woman was burned to death, she and her killer had sex in her auto and he thought he had suffocated her before he torched her vehicle with her inside, a prosecutor said Tuesday in an opening statement, presenting his theory of what led to the gruesome slaying.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:47

It is down 87.33% since October 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 53.29% the S&P500. Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold ImmunoGen, Inc. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, December 9 by Cowen & Co. Analysts await United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL ) to report earnings on October, 16.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:44

The grace period went into effect Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted a temporary extension for Pennsylvania roll out new Real ID-compliant drivers licenses that would soon be necessary to board airplanes and enter certain government offices.