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by | February 11, 2018 | 12:50

Modi said that the success of MPs depended on the party's performance. Days after the BJP's defeats in the by-elections to two Lok Sabha seats and one Assembly seat in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took recourse to allegory to tell party MPs that it is time for them to pull up their socks, with several Assembly and the Lok Sabha elections coming up over the next one year.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:39

More unsafe weather conditions are coming for the Montreal area, with a drizzle starting Saturday afternoon before turning into freezing rain by Sunday. Another round of snow will develop overnight. Sunday is expected to bring more snow and/or ice pellets in the morning with a risk of freezing rain towards noon and into the afternoon, with gusty winds.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:33

The pro-government forces had been backed by artillery, tanks and other heavy weaponry when they attacked an SDF headquarters "eight kilometres [5 miles] east of the agreed-upon Euphrates River de-confliction line", USA officials said. They have not ruled out that Iranian backed-forces might have also been involved in the attack, this official said. Initial media reports , citing unnamed U.S.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:34

Adams County Sheriff Michael McIntosh during a Friday news conference, calling Lopez the sole suspect. An autopsy report from the Adams and Broomfield county coroner released February 1 showed Bollinger died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:07

The North also a year ago conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", South Korean officials said on Saturday, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:58

Many reporters were camped outside Zuma's official residence in Pretoria. The two were said to be discussing "cosmetic issues", including the payment of Zuma's future legal fees and security for him and his family. The president continues to have some support, including among the ANC leadership, further complicating negotiations. It is important that when you manage a sensitive issue never to be excited.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:43

President Trump will not declassify the memo from Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee as it now is written, the White House announced in a letter Friday night. He called the Democrats' memo "very political" and "long". Sen. Chuck Schumer of NY, the top Senate Democrat, said bluntly, "Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: What is he hiding?" Democrats on the committee, led by ranking member Adam Schiff of California, have assailed the memo as incorrect ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:29

It includes a wide array of healthcare measures , including four additional years of Children's Health Insurance Program funding, $6 billion for the opioid epidemic, two years of funding for community health centers, and disaster aid funding with two years of full federal reimbursement for Puerto Rico's Medicaid program.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday concluded his historic Palestine visit, the first by any Indian Prime Minister. Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine. Since US President Donald Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and asked Department of State to begin process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Mehmoud Abbas has been reiterating that Washington has lost the credibility of playing mediator's role in the conflict.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:02

Mark Lawrenson doesn't anticipate Manchester United encountering any problems against Newcastle United at St James' Park on Sunday afternoon. United, whose leading players include Paul Pogba and David de Gea , are now second in the 20-team English Premier League .

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:30

But hygiene inspections will be intensified on all food and beverage facilities at the Olympics, which open on Friday. If they win gold medals, the Olympic anthem will be played. Games organizers said Wednesday that 32 workers are being treated and are in quarantine. "They will work across 20 venues until all affected workforce are able to return to duty".

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:29

Democrats said the Republican memo mischaracterised highly sensitive classified information and was meant to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of potential collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:49

In a statement on its website Saturday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said it was concerned about the Israeli attack and said it was unacceptable to create threats to the safety of Russian military personnel in Syria. It said the Israeli strikes had targeted drones used against "terrorist organisations, primarily Daesh", using an alternative name for the Islamic State group.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:18

He said he reached in to grab the auto keys in the ignition and the gun he was holding accidentally went off. Boushie was shot in the back of the head. "We had to get a warrant for her arrest", Burge said outside the courtroom. RCMP also warned people will be held responsible for what they say or post online and police will investigate any complaints of suspected criminal behaviour.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:21

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who is banned by the IOC, railed against the decision and said CAS had come under "pressure" from the International Olympic Committee. When Russian sports officials first rented the cavernous Aqua Wedding Hall for the Pyeongchang Olympics, they wanted to brand it the Russian Fans' House.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:23

At a joint news conference, Abbas said that India has always stayed neutral and has sometimes provided aid for the Palestinians, in defiance of the United States. They discussed the full range of India-Palestine ties following which the two sides signed six agreements worth around Dollars 50 million that includes setting up of a USD 30 million super speciality hospital in Beit Sahur.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:58

The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programme past year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington. An International Olympic Committee spokesman said drones that were scheduled to be used in the opening ceremony were not deployed. Still, it wouldn't be South Korea if people weren't asking the perennial question when it comes to North Korea changing gears and showering its rival ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:14

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam will together attend the unified Korean women's ice hockey team's first match at the Winter Olympics Saturday, a report said . The meeting led to a series of reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, as well as the launch of a joint factory park in the North's border town of Kaesong in 2004.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:04

The Storm Prediction Center says, "moderate to locally heavy snow, with rates up to one inch per hour, will continue expanding eastward this morning". A final push of lake-enhanced snow will impact our southeast sections through the afternoon, which could impact the evening commute, too. Public schools in Chicago and Detroit were closed Friday because of the winter storm, city officials announced.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:00

Mary Lou McDonald (left) has officially taken over the reigns of Irish left-wing Irish republican political party following a special party conference in the RDS in Dublin. McDonald and the newly appointed vice president Michelle O'Neill have been at Stormont all last week as talks continue to rumble on in the hope of restoring the devolved government.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:59

The legislation doesn't address immigration, though Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said again Thursday he was determined to bring an immigration bill to the floor this year, albeit only one that has President Donald Trump's blessing. The McCain-Coons bill "stands between those two poles", Coons said. "Instead of raising revenue or reforming big entitlement programs - or, ideally, both - to pay fully for government operations, senators would add billions more to the debt".

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:53

Bello was referring to the MOU that provides for additional protection for our overseas workers in Kuwait. "A formal order on total deployment ban will be issued by Secretary (Silvestre) Bello on Monday", said DOLE Spokesperson Raul Francia on Saturday.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:47

The shooting suspect was wounded in the incident and taken to a nearby hospital. The city of Westerville said on Twitter that it is "deeply saddened". "We will share more details here as it becomes available", the city of Westerville tweeted. The Columbus Division of Police will be handling the investigation.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:38

Kim Yo Jong , a powerful figure in the North, is the first member of the ruling Kim dynasty to visit the South since the 1950-53 Korean war. Past "charm offensives" have been interpreted as North Korea trying to recoup from crippling sanctions on their nuclear program, or trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its US ally.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:32

Sitting in the same row as Pence was South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The invitation was extended by Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong during a lunch meeting with Moon at Blue House, the presidential palace in Seoul.