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by | January 16, 2018 | 01:29

A member of the Qatari royal family says he's being held prisoner in the United Arab Emirates by Abu Dhabi's crown prince. As the latest tensions flared on Monday US President Donald Trump talked to Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani by phone "to discuss ways to strengthen United States-Qatar bilateral relations on security and economic issues", the White House said .

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:27

The woman's name has not been released and her cause of death has not been determined, the spokesman said. A 42-year-old woman died after going to hospital Sunday night when she fell ill. Larry Santangelo, 57, said he had just driven into his neighborhood Sunday afternoon when he saw smoke and fire. Local residents then offered them towels, socks and water to drink.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:26

It is the highest ODI score at the MCG, beating Mark Waugh's 173. But Hales's suspension after the incident that led to Ben Stokes's arrest earned Roy a reprieve for the last two ODIs of the summer against the West Indies, and he took his chance with 84 at the Oval and 96 at Southampton.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:22

Trump has constantly criticized the landmark Iran pact, in which the West promised to relieve sanctions on Tehran in exchange for a halt in Iran's efforts to develop a nuclear weapon. "No one should doubt my word". Russian Federation - one of the parties to the Iran pact alongside the United States, China, France, Britain, Germany and the European Union - called Mr Trump's comments "extremely negative".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:37

A passenger called 911 at around 9:50 p.m. Friday to say that someone on the bus was threatening to kill people. The pursuit started on Interstate 94 in Racine County, Wisconsin around 10:06 PM on Friday, January 12th and traveled south down the interstate into northern IL.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:38

Notice 1036 is "the first in a series of steps that the IRS will take to help improve the accuracy of withholding following major changes made by the new tax law", the agency said. "The new year is off to an exciting start, and I look forward to many more great things to come". While employers can begin doing this voluntarily, they will have to comply with the new guidance by February 15.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:39

Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude quake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor. Arequipa Governor Yamila Osorio said on Twitter that one 55-year-old man died in the town of Yauca after being crushed by a rock. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said he would visit the affected region to "verify the magnitude of the damage and send the needed humanitarian aid".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:38

From the looks of things, the Suits actress will feel right at home marrying her prince - at least if the snap is any indication. The Queen , 91, told the broadcaster her diamond-encrusted imperial state crown , which weighs 1.3kg, was "very unwieldy".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:35

Spokeswoman Katrina Arrogante says the man cut off the girl's hijab and fled the scene. "I screamed. The man just ran away". Toronto police are investigating reports of a man allegedly cutting off a girl's hijab in the city's east end, Friday, Jan.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:31

The national weather agency says rain and patches of dense fog will continue to affect Peel today. The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority said the rainfall could push up water levels in rivers and ponds and advised people to keep their distance during this time.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:33

Georgia Senator David Perdue said it was "ridiculous" to characterize Trump's comment as racist, then went a step further and denied the president even said "shithole", accusing Democratic Senator Dick Durbin , who publicized Trump's remarks, of a "gross mischaracterization".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:28

The emergency alert urging Hawaiians to "seek immediate shelter" came after months of soaring tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, with North Korea saying it has successfully tested ballistic missiles that could deliver atomic warheads to the U.S.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:43

The momentous occasion is part of the reforms being brought in by crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who has pledged to "return Saudi Arabia to moderate Islam". Women supporters, all wearing the traditional black abaya robe, arrived well ahead of kick-off in the Jeddah stadium, some in sunglasses and others with loose-fitting veils.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:42

U.S. President Donald Trump , in a statement issued on October 13, refused to certify Iran's compliance to the nuclear deal and asked Congress to decide about the fate of the nuclear deal. "In responding to developments in Iran, now and in the future, the USA should be careful not to take any steps that might undermine the JCPOA (nuclear agreement) which remains vital to US national security", it said.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:36

On Friday, four of the five senior-most judges in the Supreme Court broke rank with the CJI to raise concerns on how sensitive cases were being assigned to certain judges. "Er". They accused the Chief Justice of not strictly adhering to the rules in assigning cases to appropriate benches, which they said could create "doubts" about the integrity of the top court.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:36

Many Syrians living in rebel-held areas see Turkey's military intervention as a bulwark against a relentless bombing campaign by Syrian and Russian airforces they blame for killing and injuring hundreds of civilians in urban areas in recent months, away from the frontlines.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:37

Events since then seemed as if they might rock the relationship somewhat. The reference was to the U.S., Russian Federation and India . More significantly, earlier this month India voted for the United Nations resolution that criticised U.S.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:06

The court also directed the state government to address the grievances of the employees and pay them their dues immediately. On the other hand, with temporary drivers being pressed into service, accidents have been reported from various districts across the state.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:49

He added that it had excluded the opinions of the victims. They were euphemistically referred to as "comfort women". Under the agreement, Japan apologized to victims and provided 1 billion yen ($8.8 million) to a fund to support them. But the Japanese government is considering not accepting the invitation. Observers in Japan concluded that while the two sides will try to avoid any dramatic confrontations due to the need for a joint response on the North Korea issue, a chill in the two sides' ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:46

While almost 70 per cent of voters feel Trump is not "level headed", 53 per cent feel the president is "intelligent" compared to the 44 per cent who said he's not "intelligent" and the 28 per cent who said he's "level headed". Fifty-nine percent said the president is a strong person, while 39 percent of respondents disagreed. The tax plan will increase their taxes, 33 percent of voters say, as 24 percent say the plan will reduce their taxes and 37 percent say it will not have much impact.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:47

The incredible time traveling flight was pointed out by the flight tracking website Flightradar24's Twitter account. But it is not as uncommon as some might believe with planes crossing the International Date Line every day. Phil to Lost to Back to the Future . Something about the prospect of going back into the past is exciting. However, the flight was delayed due to some operational issue, which led the flight to take off at 12:05 am - a time by which the world had started welcoming 2018.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:10

The failure of the talks is pushing Northern Ireland closer towards direct rule from London. Mrs Foster delivered the blunt message as further pressure was put on Sinn Fein to acknowledge that the IRA carried out the 1976 atrocity in which 10 Protestant workers were murdered.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:31

However, President Trump appears to have won the war of words, after North and South Korea held rare formal talks Wednesday. Wolff details conversations in which he claims Bannon openly questioned Donald Trump Jr ., Jared Kushner and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's decision to meet with a Russian attorney during the 2016 presidential campaign.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:18

The plan, however, was widely seen as an effort to alter the balance of competitive electricity markets that federal regulators have been cultivating since the late 1980s. Rather than driving up energy prices to support coal , the administration should ensure the flexibility of the grid to provide power based on the best current and future technology, at the best price for consumers.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:03

It took a stubborn rearguard action from Pakistan's tailenders to rescue their innings, with a 70-run eighth-wicket partnership off 43 balls between Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan. Later, came to chase New Zealand was given target of chasing 151 runs in 25 overs. An over after successfully reviewing a caught-behind call, he became the first of many to gift-wrap his wicket - pulling a short ball well outside of off-stump off Trent Boult straight down the throat of Munro at square leg.