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by | October 25, 2017 | 16:53

President Rodrigo Duterte tests one of the rifles donated by Russian Federation in turnover ceremonies at the Manila port on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Duterte embarked on an official visit to Russian Federation in May which he said was productive despite being cut short. During his presidency, he has repeatedly announced plans to shift Manila's military dependence on the United States to procuring arms from China and Russian Federation.

by | October 25, 2017 | 16:38

Honolulu's new law prohibiting pedestrians from texting or using other mobile electronic devices while crossing a street or highway goes into full effect tomorrow. "This is really milestone legislation that sets the bar high for safety", said Brandon Elefante, the City Council member behind the bill . Whether Honolulu's new legislation is practically enforceable or the most effective way to change pedestrians' behaviour remains to be seen.

by | October 25, 2017 | 15:54

Singapore has been placed top on the list of world's most powerful passport. Singapore now has the "most powerful" passport in the world, after Paraguay removed its visa requirements for Singapore . But there has been a huge shift as three Asian countries have shot up into the top four tiers, with South Korea ranking in joint third place with Sweden.

by | October 25, 2017 | 15:38

In 2012, Iran hanged one man over the killings, saying he had links to Israel. Iran's Prosecutor General, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, was quoted as saying that the suspect "transferred information about 30 important Iranian figures" to Mossad during meetings with several Mossad agents on various occasions.

by | October 25, 2017 | 13:40

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president applauded the vote. Democratic lawmakers said the CFPB's rule would have given consumers more leverage to stop companies from financial wrongdoing. Mike Crapo, an Idaho Republican voting to rescind the rule. They said banks and other financial firms know that in the end they won't have pay a real price for taking advantage of a consumer.

by | October 25, 2017 | 13:40

There's no place for viciousness on Grambling State University grounds. Two men were shot dead Wednesday morning at Grambling State University in northern Louisiana, authorities said. The campus police and media relations offices had no more details they could share immediately. Students have been told to remain in their dorms at this time.

by | October 25, 2017 | 12:20

The poll, conducted by Odoxa for L'Express, la presse régionale and France Inter, showed that more than half of French people - some 56 per cent - think that Mr Macron is a "bad president". Macron laughs, stays in his seat and continues with the meeting. Junior minister Julien Denormandie then asks if this is something that "happens often".

by | October 25, 2017 | 09:18

In addition to the forthcoming vetting changes, the Trump administration last month announced it would drop the ceiling on refugee arrivals for the 2018 fiscal year to 45,000, the lowest limit ever set for the program. The refugee restrictions come in addition to Trump's broader "travel ban" on all immigrants from several countries. Then, the Supreme Court ruled the 120-day refugee suspension could go into effect in June.

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:51

Unlike the other major reporting areas, Reno/Sparks improved a tenth of a percent from August as expanding industry at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center and construction continued to boom. State government added 900 jobs and federal jobs were up by 200 positions. For Benton County, the fastest growing segments were professional and business services (up 150 jobs or 3.4 percent) and trade, transportation and utilities (up 140 jobs, or 3.2 percent).

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:50

Indiana Youth Institute President Tami Silverman says a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds children in these households are less likely to benefit from opportunities to grow and develop. The median income for immigrant families with children in the state is 33 percent below that of USA -born families, and almost two out of three children in immigrant families live in low-income families, the report finds.

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:51

Phil Padilla took this photo while traveling on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park on September 26. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the proposal, including a hike in vehicle admission fees from $30 to $70 at some parks, would generate $70 million annually, marking an increase of almost 34 percent in collections for the park system as a whole.

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:44

The appliances were sold in steel, black white and custom panel. Health Canada says there have been five fires related to the power cords in the United States. The lengthy list of serial numbers of affected dishwashers can be found here. So far there are no reports of anyone being hurt, but the Consumer Product Safety Commission says if you have one of the recalled dishwashers, you should not risk turning it on.

by | October 25, 2017 | 07:49

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) added that the president didn't mention Corker while he was speaking to senators, while Sen. The tax plan crafted by Trump and Republican leaders calls for steep tax cuts for corporations and potentially for individuals.

by | October 25, 2017 | 07:36

Police say the suspect walked into the gas station, went behind the counter and proceeded to demand cash. The suspect was reportedly wearing a black hat, sunglasses, black jacket, red plaid shirt, dark trousers and black/brown boots. The suspect then ran away in an unknown direction. "The hoodlums confessed to the crime during our police investigation, and one AK-47 rifle was recovered from them along with a red motorcycle".

by | October 25, 2017 | 06:26

But now, thanks to a new report from the Washington Post's Adam Entous, Devlin Barrett, and Rosalind Helderman , we've learned just who those Democrats were: Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the DNC. "Domestic American clients paid for Fusion GPS to research Donald Trump , period". They described him as a Fusion GPS subcontractor. The camapign picked up a contract with the firm Fusion GPS originally taken out by a an anti-Trump Republican that led to the production and ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 06:13

Join Nissan for the reveal of a new concept model that embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility . Nissan says the IMx's battery pack has been redesigned for increased density, hence the claimed 600km range. The exterior of the IMx hinges around Nissan's V-motion grille and, here's how Nissan describes it: "The broad surfaces of the distinctively shaped front fenders start from the grille and expand seamlessly onto the body sides, creating a sense of layers".

by | October 25, 2017 | 05:06

Its veto on the probe has invited condemnation from United States. Bashar al-Assad-led Syrian government has denied involvement in the toxic attack and blamed rebel groups. In its most recent report late last month, the OPCW said it had verified the destruction of 25 of the 27 chemical weapons production facilities declared by Syria and continued to prepare an inspection to confirm the current condition of the last two.

by | October 25, 2017 | 04:01

The critics are already popping up at this point, saying things such as how wrong it is for women to have to be out there in public with their painful stories. We wanted to make sure that all survivors who wanted to were able to speak out at the vigil. When I think about the males of various ages that I know well - my friends, my closest work colleagues, my son and son-in-law and their good friends - I can testify that there is not one among them who would harass a woman at work or sexually ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 03:38

The youth were later made to submit an apology and were let off with a warning. "The beauty of the Taj will be spruced up by chief minister Yogi Adityanath ", Hussain said. He had said: "Azam's dream to offer namaz five times at Taj will never be fulfilled". BJP leader Vinay Katiyar said on Tuesday that there was nothing wrong in reciting "Shiv Chalisa" on Taj Mahal premises.

by | October 25, 2017 | 02:40

But when it's Katy Perry? It had been a attractive, elegant affair for Hayley Rosenblum, Blonie Dudney and their 300 or so guests. Rosenblum and Dudney were partying with an estimated 300 guests when Perry and some of her crew crashed the reception around 11:30 p.m.

by | October 25, 2017 | 02:15

City officials recommended the repeal because they claimed the law was hard to defend. Bump said the sex offender board has data-sharing agreements with the state revenue and welfare agencies but was not carrying them out. "It's crucial because we're dealing with offenders and a lot of them are offenders against children", Sgt. Dorsey said. "SORB takes its mission seriously and has 9,600 victims who they remain in contact with during the classification process".

by | October 25, 2017 | 02:07

He said: "This is an outrageous attack on elementary freedoms and it is very important that it is resisted". Professor Green had earlier invoked Winston Churchill in vowing to fight "the power of tyranny". Furious academics tore into the MP over the letter, which they warned had echoes of the US Cold War witch hunt led by Senator Joseph McCarthy. "This attempt by Chris Heaton-Harris to compile a hit list of professors has the acrid whiff of McCarthyism about it and Jo Johnson must disown ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:56

No casualty has been reported so far in the incident. The fire engines have been brought after which the situations came to control on time. Abhimaan Reboot: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Abhishek Bachchan To Reprise Amitabh- Jaya's Classic? The incident took place on Tuesday evening and, as soon as the news started doing the rounds, the actress rushed to her flat to visit her mother Brindya Rai with husband Abhishek Bachchan .

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:55

I would like to see them win the title". Mauricio Pochettino will rotate his Tottenham Hotspur squad for Wednesday's Carabao Cup match against West Ham. The Belgian has not played more than 30 Premier League games since his first campaign on Spurs' books, and has only made four top flight appearances so far this term - with the Independent recently reporting that Pochettino has nearly been left perplexed as to how long Dembele is likely to be out for as he continues to recover from a ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:47

Jeff Flake of Arizona admitted that he faced an uphill battle for the nomination next year, given the target on his back because of his frequent criticisms of a president beloved by the party's rank-and-file. "It would require me to believe in positions I don't hold on such issues as trade and immigration and it would require me to condone behavior that I can not condone".