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by | January 06, 2018 | 03:00

The Canadian economy added a net 78,600 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, Statistics Canada said Friday, which almost matched the previous month's employment gain of 79,500. Economist Robert Kavcic said in a research note the Bank of Canada may move this month if a survey of executives the central bank publishes on Monday also shows strength.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:53

He noted that Pakistan and the USA were still allies, and the relationship between the two countries had gone through ups and downs. He reiterated that Pakistan will not compromise on its territorial integrity at any cost and that while the country is ready to resolve issues via bilateral means, it will not do so at the stake prestige.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:34

A suicide attacker blew himself up near the crowd of police and protesters, killing at least 11 people and wounding 25 others, officials said. Pakistan will continue to take every possible step to defeat the monster of terrorism, the foreign office said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:23

On Monday, he offered to discuss with South Korea the need for a peaceful winter Olympic atmosphere on the Korean peninsula. North and South Korea yesterday reopened a cross-border hotline that had been shut down since 2016, forging ahead with peace overtures despite taunts from US President Donald Trump , who said he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:08

A USA government source says that a 2017 rocket launch failed and crashed into one of the country's own cities. A new report says North Korea hit one of its own cities a year ago during a failed missile test. The highly troubling report again highlights the dangers of North Korea's missile ambitions and raises concerns that should a future launch fail at the wrong time, the trajectory of the missile could appear to resemble an attack on Japan.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:41

It added that if disposable coffee cups aren't all fully recyclable by 2023 , they should be banned . EAC Chair Mary Creagh commented: "Taxpayers are footing the bill for disposing of the billions of coffee cups thrown away each year, whether or not they are coffee drinkers".

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:58

The minimum jackpot increased from $15 million to $40 million but the odds of winning decreased. Two other tickets won a $1 million prize in this drawing; these were sold in New Hampshire and New Jersey. Kum & Go will receive a $1,000 bonus from the lottery for selling the $1 million-winning ticket at one of its stores. Players pick one number from 1 to 26 in the second set of numbers, called the Powerball.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:59

Both lotteries are played in multiple states, including California. The cash option is about $225 million. Math still suggests buying a lottery ticket is a losing bet . Three players from Illinois, Kansas and Maryland split the jackpot. Players who purchase the multiplier can have their winning non-jackpot prizes multiplied by the random multiplier number drawn that evening.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:56

Hatch's move likely clears the way for Mitt Romney , the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, to run for the seat. Hatch also served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was at the centre of numerous biggest confirmation battles.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:52

Anti-government protests in Iran have fueled uncertainty in the global oil market. But prices have rallied almost 50 percent since the middle of the year on robust demand and strong compliance with the production limits. WTI prices were further boosted by an EIA report of a 4.6-M bbl weekly drop in United States commercial Crude Oil storage levels. In the last quarter of 2016, Russia's production had hit a post-Soviet era high, while year over year in 2016, production grew to 10.96 million ...

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:52

More than three dozen units and 150 firefighters are battling a massive fire inside a building near the Bronx Zoo, according to the FDNY. Despite the severity of the blaze, he assured the public that none of the injuries were life threatening.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:51

In the days ahead, we will be calling for an emergency session both here in NY, and at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. During her speech, Haley further pressed the global community to support the Iranian people. The South Korea's unification minister, Cho Myoung-gyon, proposed holding high-level talks with North Korea next week in the border village of Panmunjom, where they last held contacts two years ago.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:56

Certain provisions of the NMC like allowing practitioners of Indian medicine like Ayurveda and Homeopathy to practice Allopathy after completing a bridge course. "If passed, the bill allows for any private medical college to raise its undergraduate and post graduate seats on its own", said Shah. IMA President said the bill will create totally government nominated body called NMC which will replace democratically elected Medical Council Of India.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:30

The National Weather Service is looking at Thursday as the next chance for snow. A wind chill warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. And many records for daily lows continue to be broken, mostly in the upper Midwest and New England. We have the flawless combination of snow covered ground, cold air and long nights.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:14

Erica Garner , the daughter of Eric Garner who became an outspoken activist against police brutality after her father's death at the hands of a NY police officer, died Saturday, according to her mother. "The police are killing our people - that's reason enough not to fight amongst ourselves", she wrote. "She passed away this morning". May you find the peace in the next life that you deserved while you were here.

by | January 01, 2018 | 04:08

North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date in September and launched three different intercontinental ballistic missiles into the sea in July and November. engagement. But Mullen also said that Trump has disrupted long-held views of the USA role in the world, and that America's enemies benefit from that uncertainty.

by | January 01, 2018 | 03:37

The internet service in the area has been suspended to prevent rumours while traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway and train service remained unaffected. Terming the attack as "dastardly", the chief minister said violence had taken a heavy toll in the state in terms of death and destruction, tearing apart of the social fabric, inflicting massive economic, academic and social losses besides the irreparable loss of human lives.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:31

Clouds will roll back into the area tonight as Clipper-type system dives makes its way across the Great Lakes and into the Northeast. The higher odds will tend to be further south into Northwest Arkansas. TODAY: Bitter Cold. Sub-zero lows possible. Temperatures continue to drop under mostly clear skies Sunday night into Monday morning. While snowfall may not be impressive, any freezing drizzle/sleet will certainly complicate Sunday morning travel since the roads will be very cold.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:30

She is also the All India Congress Committee secretary and AICC in charge of Punjab. The MLA from Dalhousie Asha Kumari was not available for comments. No one has a right to raise the hand against someone, at least not the Congress culture. In Shimla , Rahul met party legislators and district presidents and discussed what went wrong in the elections.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:28

Along with breakfast and meetings to start the day, Utah State also visited the Diamond Children's Center within the University of Arizona Medical Center and was represented by sophomore linebacker Jordan Hayes, redshirst freshman wide receiver Taylor Compton, redshirt freshman defensive end Keith Tambe, freshman running back SJ Fehoko, freshman linebacker Daniel Langi and freshman safety Chase Nelson.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:22

American and worldwide officials condemned the attack and reaffirmed their support for the government of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, which has been struggling to contain rising violence, ethnic tensions and political unrest amid a protracted insurgency.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:24

Temperatures tomorrow will remain at or below 0 all day with a NW wind 5-10 miles per hour creating wind chills of -15 to -25 throughout the day. Today: Partly cloudy. Looking ahead into the first few days of 2018, a slight "warm" up is expected. Thu: High: 30 Low: 11 Mostly sunny. Bone chilling wind chills tonight - down to single digits! Beyond that, another blast of Arctic air.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:10

University of New South Wales climate scientist Matthew England told The Guardian , "Nobody ever said winter would go away under global warming , but winter has become much milder and the record cold days are being far outnumbered by record warm days and heat extremes".

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:06

The good news is we should enjoy a fairly moderate Saturday as temperatures reach 60 degrees with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures at sundown New Year's Eve will be around 10°. Expect the chance of a flurry in the eastern half of the Big Country Sunday . Strengthened northerly winds should produce accumulating lake-effect snow showers later Saturday night into Sunday .

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:03

He had great success as Chicago's closer, converting 32 of 33 save opportunities while posting a 2.30 ERA . The Rockies signing Davis all but assures that the Cardinals will lock up Greg Holland as their next big move. Davis is the third significant free agent bullpen signing this winter for the Rockies, who previously added Bryan Shaw and Jake McGee on three year , $27 million contracts.