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by | August 03, 2017 | 01:11

The gas-rich emirate has been slapped with sanctions and demands after four countries headed by Saudi Arabia cut ties with it on June 5, accusing Doha of fostering terrorist groups and of links to Iran. In comments to Qatar-based Al Jazeera , Qatar's Transport and Information Minister said the boycotting countries had discriminated against Doha in violation of an worldwide agreement guaranteeing overflights.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:14

And the hike will not stop till the Narendra Modi government scraps subsidies on cooking gas entirely, the target for which has been set for March 2018. Mr Premachandran said the government was lacking in transparency as decision were being taken outside the public domain. In the Rajya Sabha, the issue was raised by Trinamool Congress's Derek O'Brien who said LPG subsidy was being ended when prices of crude had seen a steep fall.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:08

BBC reports that when police arrived at the motel where they lodged after the wedding, they found Elizabeth and her husband fighting. The dispute prompted Prichard to reach for a 9mm pistol hidden beneath her wedding dress and point it at Burton's head.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:07

The college said a sample of cladding from its building was taken and tested as part of the national screening process run by the Building Research Establishment. The cladding is not the sole reason for patients being moved. "It has taken more than six weeks since the Grenfell Tower fire for the government to release test results of just 82 of the 4,000 tower blocks around the country", he said.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:09

Xinhua's editorial is a direct response to Trump's tweets targeting China over the weekend. While all war game scenarios show the United States winning a military confrontation, that victory could come at the cost of hundreds of thousands of deaths, mostly in South Korea where millions of innocent people - and almost 30,000 U.S.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:00

China's comments came in a document titled "The Facts and China's Position Concerning the Indian Border Troops Crossing of the China-India Boundary in the Sikkim Sector into the Chinese Territory". "The Chinese side urges the Indian government to keep in mind the larger interest of bilateral relations and the well-being of the two peoples". During a press briefing, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay told media persons that: "India's position on this issue and related ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:02

The PML-N had agreed upon Abbasi, the former petroleum minister, as its candidate for interim PM after Nawaz's ouster. Pakistan's constitution requires a candidate for prime minister to win a majority from the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:52

Those who believe he does not have good leadership skills: 63-34 percent. The Quinnipiac University Poll found , "American voters say 54 - 26 percent that they are embarrassed rather than proud to have Trump as president". To win back control in the lower chamber, they will need to win Republican-held seats both in the suburbs and in small-town America. And in case Trump thought maybe it was just Rasmussen that had turned on him, other polls released Wednesday weren't kind to him either.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:47

It's unfortunate. The mandate by the people was not for this. "The match was fixed between him (Kumar) and the BJP to form a government together", Prasad told reporters. He asked the Chief Minister how is he expecting to develop the state with a bunch of "corrupt" leaders. The plea accuses Nitish Kumar for hiding details of a criminal case that was filed against him 1991.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:41

Two-thirds of Americans - and 57 percent of African Americans - don't believe that race or ethnicity should be considered in college admissions, according to a 2016 Gallup poll. Sessions, Tiven added, is determined to "sully the reputation" of the Department of Justice . The practice of race-based college admissions has largely been allowed to stand.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:32

Still, Tillerson noted he has received Trump's confidence and said the president often calls at unusual times seeking input on various foreign policy matters. Iran was supposed to "become a good neighbor", but instead has continued its ballistic missile program, he said. "We share the common view of ISIS (an extremist group, outlawed in Russia - TASS) as a threat to both of our countries and so we are committed to the defeat of ISIS, Daesh, other terrorists organizations", Tillerson said.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:27

Britain's Duke of Edinburgh - husband of Queen Elizabeth II - will take part in a final public engagement on Wednesday before ending his royal appearances, a duty he has performed since 1952. The paper quickly deleted the article, which contained such touching tributes as "Prince Philip, whom the Queen described as her "strength and stay" during her record-breaking reign, passed away XXXXXXX FILL IN DETAILS ".

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:26

Meanwhile, authorities have imposed restrictions in areas falling in the jurisdiction of five police stations of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safa Kadal and M.R. Official sources and witnesses said almost three dozen protesters were injured as residents, including women and children, clashed with security forces at many places in the Valley and resorted to stone-pelting.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:27

The dead man was 56 years old and the girl just eight, an emergency services official said. "They were hit by the plane and died at the scene". The plane made an emergency landing at Caparica, about 20 miles south of Lisbon, after getting into difficulties.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:22

President Donald Trump will join two leading Republican senators at the White House on Wednesday to formally introduce a bill that would slash legal immigration levels in half and implement a merit-based system for potential migrants, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

by | August 02, 2017 | 02:18

EPA 2005 also included a provision that was touted as protecting customers from exactly the kind of regulatory changes imposed by the Aircraft Impact Rule, but the language was carefully constructed to make it hard for owners to collect the promised compensation.

by | August 02, 2017 | 02:15

The estimated 30,000 to 35,000 state workers who were involuntarily furloughed during the state government shutdown last month will receive back pay under a law Gov. "I'll ignore it when it first happens, but if you persist, then you're going to get a reaction". Christie was loudly booed on July 18 at Citi Field in NY after snagging a foul ball during a game between the St.

by | August 02, 2017 | 02:08

After over two months of searching for 5-year-old Aramazd "Piqui" Andressian Jr., the gruesome tale that was the end of his life is finally coming to a close. He had taken prescription pills and was found in a vehicle doused in gasoline in an apparent suicide attempt, sheriffs officials said. The elder Andressian was arrested but released for lack of evidence.

by | August 02, 2017 | 02:02

For teams scheduled to play twice in South Africa, the aim will be for them to play back-to-back games on a single trip. However, the South African teams aren't allowed (yet) to qualify for the European Champions Cup (a Uefa Champions League for rugby of sorts).

by | August 02, 2017 | 02:03

RHP Doug Fister hopes to get his season on track in Monday's start against the Indians . The move earned the Bronx Bombers a heap of praise from experts, many of whom now view them as a lock to keep the Red Sox at bay and win their first AL East title since 2012.

by | August 02, 2017 | 01:58

Skrepnek said the fire was exhibiting aggressive behaviour and its northern and eastern ends. A little over 600 people live in the community which sits between Cache Creek and 70 mile house - two communities also threatened by wildfires over the last few weeks.

by | August 02, 2017 | 01:51

They both lived in OH at the time, where 16 is the age of consent. OH does not hold it a crime for a person of Rose's then age, 33 or 34, to have sex with a 16-year-old; 12 other states have done so. Rose filed a defamation suit against Dowd after Dowd told a radio station in 2015 that another man told him he used to arrange relationships with underage girls for Rose during spring training.

by | August 02, 2017 | 01:43

Areas known as Designated Gun Exclusion Zones include areas in use for pre-school children, the TSTC Police Department, Emergency Responder Offices and the student medical care and counseling locations affiliated with hospitals. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas at Austin granted motions to dismiss three University of Texas professors' complaints against Attorney General Ken Paxton, the University of Texas and the Campus Carry Law on July 6.

by | August 02, 2017 | 01:37

Therefore 49% are positive. easyJet PLC had 307 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (The) from GBX 240 ($3.13) to GBX 255 ($3.32) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, July 4th, MarketBeat reports.

by | August 02, 2017 | 01:33

President Trump is getting a new director of the FBI after the Senate confirmed his choice of Christopher Wray to take over the bureau on Tuesday. Andrew McCabe has served as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director during the almost three-month interim period.