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by | October 01, 2017 | 00:46

Following Saudi Arabia's decision to allow women to drive, the country's Consultative Assembly voted in favor of allowing women to issue fatwas, or legal opinions on Islamic law, a right that was previously only reserved for men. Women must limit physical closeness with men and be segregated from them in offices and universities. Saudi Arabia has been devising policies and passing legislation that are trying to improve the living conditions of women in the region.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:44

South Africans Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen continued their great combination from the 2015 Presidents Cup , beating Daniel Berger and Brooks Koepka 3 and 1. A foursomes match is played between two USA and two global players and each side will play one ball with the players alternating to hit tee shots. World number 206 Belen Mozo hit a hole-in-one as she eclipsed a field including home favourite Lydia Ko to take a five-shot lead at the New Zealand Women's Open on Friday.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:42

Scott said he had lunch with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence , a day after he toured parts of Puerto Rico that had been devastated by Hurricane Maria. Also on Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Donald Trump to talk about recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:34

Unfortunately, some politicians in Washington either do not get this or do not want to get it. He is quoted as saying, "We should not be content to pass health care legislation on a party-line basis, as Democrats did when they rammed Obamacare through Congress in 2009".

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:35

Puerto Rico's governor and other U.S. officials had argued that a waiver would expedite supplies to the island. Northeast Ohioans are coming together to help sort through donations for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico but organizers say they need even more help.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:24

The game at the Stade de la Licorne was stopped after a section of the away stand collapsed. Referee Thomas Leonard immediately halted proceedings and sent the two teams back to the changing rooms, as the emergency services started to tend to the injured.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:22

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Shortly before 5 a.m. on September 18, Ashaniti Billie drove her cream-colored Mini Cooper through Gate One at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Norfolk, Virginia. Friday. The news station also told Southside Daily the Federal Bureau of Investigation asked the family to travel to North Carolina to identify that body.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:17

Leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson was in second place on 19 per cent, while staunch Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg was in third on 17 per cent. But Johnson's allies admitted that the article would help him position himself for the job. He reiterated this sentiment in The Sun , telling readers: "The crucial thing I want to get over to Sun readers about Brexit is that it is going to be great and we need to believe in ourselves and believe we can do it.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:11

Fort Bragg also sent eight helicopters to help in Puerto Rico earlier this week. About 20 more National Guard members are working in recovery efforts for Hurricane Irma . Blair Heusdens, a guard spokesman, told the Pioneer Press. The Engineers are part of a multi-state Engineer Task force comprised of Soldiers from North Carolina, Louisiana and New York Army National Guard.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:13

Many have made impassioned responses to President Donald Trump's tweets in which he criticized the leadership in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and implied its people are passing the buck on the USA territory's recovery. "Enough is enough", she said in comments aimed at President Trump , in a televised briefing . Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke had waived the law earlier this month to help ease fuel shortages in the Southeast following hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:11

The White House said that the primary mission of the U.S. president would be to undertake efforts that can establish peace in the region. "He will also emphasize the importance of fair and reciprocal economic ties with America's trade partners", the statement read.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:46

FIA race director Charlie Whiting visited the scene, and the session was not restarted as he ordered an inspection of all of the drain covers, which may have to be rewelded in place to ensure that there are no repeats of the incident for the rest of the weekend.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:45

Both span in the afternoon session as they were restricted in their running time due to a number of outside factors. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas team has work to do after the first practice sessions in Malaysia. I need to take one session at a time . Grosjean seemed to take it in his stride. Grosjean spun off the circuit at the high-speed Turn 13, bouncing across the gravel and hitting the tyre barrier.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:44

Both span in the afternoon session as they were restricted in their running time due to a number of outside factors. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas team has work to do after the first practice sessions in Malaysia. I need to take one session at a time . Grosjean seemed to take it in his stride. Grosjean spun off the circuit at the high-speed Turn 13, bouncing across the gravel and hitting the tyre barrier.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:44

However, his engine failed and he retired, so instead of leaving Malaysia with a five-point lead, Hamilton trailed Rosberg by 23 points, and would go on to be beaten by five points at the end of that year. "Hopefully we can still get a good setup for tomorrow, get a good performance and the drain cover stays in place". Ricciardo says Malaysia can be a bit of a bitch when it comes to tuning the vehicle right.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:44

However, his engine failed and he retired, so instead of leaving Malaysia with a five-point lead, Hamilton trailed Rosberg by 23 points, and would go on to be beaten by five points at the end of that year. "Hopefully we can still get a good setup for tomorrow, get a good performance and the drain cover stays in place". Ricciardo says Malaysia can be a bit of a bitch when it comes to tuning the vehicle right.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:44

That destroyed the tyre and pitched Grosjean off the track and into the wall. Fortunately, the 31 year-old Frenchman was unharmed as the session was red flagged with just under half an hour to run. "I've been struggling with the vehicle today, so we have to review and try to understand where we have gone wrong with the balance. We will see what tomorrow brings".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:40

It's also another back-to-back race with Japan to think about the following weekend. Trump's remarks have brought a wave of protests in response. "I've been struggling with the vehicle today, so we have to review and try to understand where we have gone wrong with the balance", said Hamilton.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:45

The Formula 4 South East Asia support race scheduled today was also cancelled due to the accident. "We are thrilled the Malaysian Grand Prix will now host the F4 SEA Championship's first event of the 2017-18 season", said F1's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:44

Fernando Alonso , who vaulted up the order on a rapidly drying track to end the first session third, was an impressive fifth for McLaren . That leaves the Mercedes team with plenty to do to beat Ferrari and Red Bull to pole position in Malyasian GP qualifying on Saturday.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:42

Fernando Alonso , who vaulted up the order on a rapidly drying track to end the first session third, was an impressive fifth for McLaren . That leaves the Mercedes team with plenty to do to beat Ferrari and Red Bull to pole position in Malyasian GP qualifying on Saturday.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:41

The Finn added: "We didn't get all the test items tested today, but I think that is going to be the case with all the teams . It's the greatest feeling ever so I'm going to keep going for as long as I can and see what I can do". Hamilton defiantly has momentum coming to Malaysia. "It's not the first time I'm in the situation like this and probably will not be the last time ".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:42

He made a sloppy error of judgment heading into Turn 1, taking out his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen and Verstappen - both of whom could realistically have denied Hamilton a podium finish and crucial points. This time it is last year's runner-up, Max Verstappen . But a group of over-exuberant Aussie fans were arrested for celebrating by stripping down to their underwear, a huge no-no in conservative Malaysia.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:41

Earlier, the first 30 minutes of the morning practice had been lost because of heavy rain. "You can compare Malaysia to Silverstone probably, where we were very good, but there is a fundamental issue with the vehicle that we need to find out".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:41

Hamilton, the only black driver in F1's history, urged his followers to read about the issue, signing off his message with #Takeaknee. Not a great day as you can imagine but the response from the whole team has been very positive. "It's a super challenge and I can't wait for it to start", he said. " Red Bull looked very fast in the mixed conditions this morning, in the damp and wet on the intermediate tyres".