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by | January 02, 2018 | 22:40

Two of the four soldiers who were injured in the same incident have already returned to active duty, while the other two remain in stable condition at a hospital in Afghanistan . Fifteen Americans were killed in Afghanistan in 2017, according to icasualties.org, a website that tracks casualties. Seven of the 11 killed in combat died in Nangarhar province.

by | January 02, 2018 | 22:22

She said Trump has brought some biblical principles to Washington and she continues to "pray for an imperfect man". "So the question is am I being called to do this now?" she added. "We're trying to be wise", Bachmann continued, suggesting that Franken was dropped by Democrats because the party wants to be able to hurl false accusations against Republicans in coming elections.

by | January 02, 2018 | 22:20

But as it became clear that Romney would likely run if Hatch bowed out, Matheson withdrew from contention - an acknowledgment that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee is wildly popular in Utah and would have little trouble securing the seat.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:44

The rescuers, Yvette Attleir and Rod Miller, ended up uncovering around 43 eggs from 7 nests in the sandpit. Miller also said when he had "shone a light through the egg" and seen a "small striped baby snake". "Our area has a lot of wildlife and at the end of the day wildlife can impact on us". Brown snakes do not guard their eggs after they are laid and the juvenile snakes are completely independent of the mother.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:29

This oddity nearly didn't happen-the flight was scheduled to leave at 11:55 pm on Sunday, and took off ten minutes late. Several thousands of people have already done so, even without realizing it! 6 aircraft just took off from Taipei in 2018, bringing their passengers back to year 2017 in North America! And this feat was achieved thanks to those who delayed the flight in New Zealand.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:19

On Friday, Chrissy revealed via Twitter that the couple plans to use a unisex name for their unborn child - although the search is now proving fruitless, as she tweeted her frustrating at not being able to come up with one. Chelsea Clinton defended Legend and Teigen, saying "It is bad & never ok when people threaten or demean any child". Model Chrissy Teigen and singer John Legend got themselves dragged into the stupidest possible controversy this weekend when self-proclaimed ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:40

Another 300 people have been arrested at the various protests , which do not appear to be dying down despite Rouhani's calls for calm and the fact that the authorities have cut off public access to the social networks to try and prevent new demonstrations.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:54

The forecast will change if the storm moves closer to the coast. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for all of southeast Georgia, the northern Suwanee Valley, and along the Interstate 10 corridor to the west of the metropolitan Jacksonville area from late tonight through Wednesday afternoon.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:26

It appears the first baby born in Kern County was in Delano. Baby Joaquin Ontiveros was born at 11:58 p.m. on December 31, 2017, weighing 2.5 kg (5lbs 9oz). The babies were said to have born healthy and hassle-free, with only the rarity of their birth timing. Her daughter was born less than 20 minutes after on New Year's Day.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:56

There were no winners in Saturday night's Powerball drawing , so the grand prize in that game has now reached $440 million ahead of another drawing Wednesday. And Americans do love buying lottery tickets. According to the release, the ticket bought in Colfax was one of three $1 million winners on Saturday night.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:48

Iran's semi-official ILNA agency reported that 450 people have been arrested in the last three days in Tehran. According to the broadcaster, all three of the deceased were shot with hunting rifles. President Donald Trump praised Iranian protesters on Tuesday for acting against Tehran's "brutal and corrupt" regime after days of bloody unrest. Iran's exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi told the Associated Press in April, "This regime is simply irreformable because the nature of it, its ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:47

The opposition parties are said to be planning for either amendments against criminalising triple talaq or referring the bill to a select committee for detailed consideration. The Bill may be stalled owing to Congress' objections to a few clauses like imprisonment and maintenance. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge opined that the NDA-led government is promoting the bill for the sake of politics while it does not believe in deliberating in a democracy.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:08

But the 2013 breach affected all Yahoo user accounts , or approximately 3 billion , although it's unclear who was behind the 2013 hack. An FBI report released in 2016 following the original seizure of Weiner's laptop confirmed that Abedin used her personal account while working with Clinton when Clinton was secretary of state.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:00

About two dozen fire trucks were at the scene as a half-dozen ladder trucks worked on the flames. They were loaded onto MTA busses to stay warm. Mensah's father says his son died trying to save others from the blaze. Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire once it's deemed safe. The building where the fire is still burning is home to a commercial furniture business and apartment units.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:54

The first one was in Delhi while the second one was in Mumbai . Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma were recently spotted shopping in Cape Town, South Africa just a few days before the first Test against South Africa. Well, to ease off some tension before the series, our players were seen enjoying their outing on the streets of the Cape Town, South Africa. Kohli is touring the country to play series against home side.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:51

Media cited Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, as blaming the violence on social media. It says it considers the mass unrest in Iran as an internal affair stressing that "External interference destabilizing the situation is inadmissible".

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:39

New Year celebrations in Cologne were overshadowed two years ago when hundreds of women complained of being groped and robbed, mostly by groups of migrants. Twitter and Facebook's tough stance came as an anti-online hate speech law came into effect on January 1 in Germany. AfD chief Alexander Gauland took aim at the new rules, saying in remarks carried by national news agency DPA that the regulations are "Stasi methods that remind me of communist East Germany".

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:13

Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre over riots in the village of Koregaon-Bhima in Maharashtra , charging that the BJP's "fascist vision" was to blame for increasing incidents of violence against the dalit community. "The situation is bad and there is trouble in all directions", Police Inspector Ramesh Galande of the Shikrapur police station, under whose jurisdiction Koregaon Bhima falls, told Scroll.in earlier on Monday.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:10

North Korea's past participation in sporting events in the South has largely depended on the political and military situation, though they did send a full team to the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, near Seoul. Pyongyang has shrugged off a raft of new sanctions and heightened rhetoric from the United States as it continued to drive forwards with a weapons programme that it says is defensive and aimed at developing a warhead capable of targeting the USA mainland.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:19

Their Christmas and New Year's vacation was extended by two hours as schools opened today on a two-hour delay so students would not have to stand in temperatures forecast for the teens while waiting on a school bus. It was colder in Des Moines, where city officials closed a downtown outdoor ice skating plaza and said it wouldn't reopen until the city emerged from sub-zero temperatures.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:11

In separate comments in a gathering of lawmakers on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at his U.S. counterpart for commenting on the recent protests in Iran, saying the man who already called the Iranian people terrorists has no right to sympathize with the nation.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:08

Unfortunately for YouTuber Logan Paul , he's found himself on the latter side. Paul and his friends, who are filming from various locations in Japan , reportedly came across the body moments after entering the ancient forest. "I can be wrong", according to the New York Magazine . "I get views", he wrote , stressing the popularity of his channel. That's never the intention.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:25

Gales are predicted, with gusts of 60mph to 70mph likely. Friday and the weekend will be cold as northerly winds become established during Friday. Scarves are no match for wind at West Bay, in Dorset (Picture: Caters) Perfect conditions for a New Year's Day walk along Chesil Beach, in Dorset.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:38

According to reports, the government may give in to the demand of the opposition and table the draft to a parliamentary panel first. The SC said triple talaq violates the fundamental rights of Muslim women as it irrevocably ends a marriage without any chance of reconciliation.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:21

The clashes were allegedly sparked by protesters who tried to steal guns from the station. An 11-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were killed in the town of Khomeinishahr, while a member of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard was killed in the town of Najafabad.