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by | October 19, 2017 | 18:49

For instance, the FLOTUS sported her signature black frames at her husband's press conference about hurricane relief on Wednesday, and many people who seemed convinced that the first lady had a body double under the dark shades took to Twitter to share their observation.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:47

That was the message from the White House on Wednesday after the father of a slain U.S. Army sergeant said a generous offer from President Donald Trump had not materialized. Obama and First Lady for Gold Star families, CBS News' Margaret Brennan reported Tuesday. She also told The Washington Post , " President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband".

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:43

While it is well documented that butterflies and bees have been disappearing in Europe and North America, the study in PLOS ONE is the first to document that flying insects in general have decreased by more than three-quarters across Germany since 1989.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:44

The conflict in Afghanistan has left 2,640 civilians dead and another 5,380 injured in the first nine months of 2017, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. While expressing its contempt, India showed a profound interest in the increasing occurrences of violent attacks by the militants against Afghanistan.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:40

KPMG, McKinsey and SAP have all been implicated and all three of these institutions are facing various investigations for their business dealings with the Gupta family and South Africa's SOEs. Spokesmen for HSBC and Standard Chartered declined to comment. Lord Hain, a leading anti-apartheid campaigner who grew up in South Africa, urged United Kingdom authorities "to track that stolen money down and make sure that British financial institutions help return it to South African taxpayers".

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:42

Speaking at the Oil & Money conference in London, the head of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries cheered the group's production cuts that came into effect in January and pointed out that there has been a "massive drainage of oil tanks" across all regions.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:22

In a separate tweet, she also promised a visa to Muhammad Asif Malik's son, who is now in an intensive care unit (ICU) in children's hospital in Lahore, and to Kasif Chacha's child who is running out of medicine. "There is a request for medical visa for 5-year-old child Anamta Farrukh who is suffering from eye cancer for her treatment in India", the minister said in a separate tweet.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:09

A cold front trailing from a low in Canada moves east bringing increasing clouds Monday evening and a chance for showers Tuesday . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Low: mid-30s. Day: Mostly clear with west/northwest winds 5-10 miles per hour. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:02

Unveiled in China earlier this year, the Polestar 1 is a sleek performance hybrid that promises 600 horsepower from its combination of a gas engine and electric motors. Also in Polestar's near-term plans are the mid-size battery electric Polestar 2, which will be positioned to compete with the Tesla Model 3 . Plans call for construction to be completed by mid-2018, with Polestar 1 production to follow in mid-2019.

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:34

Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income that was revealed in the Panama Papers leaks. He told the court that the former premier was in London to tend to his ailing wife who was undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Maryam said her party is still united despite the differences of opinion.

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:28

The Council reaffirmed its respect for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, and unity of Iraq, as well as the importance of remaining focused on efforts to defeat the ISIS. "It's not a military operation but the redeployment of forces to all areas to enforce the law", Rasool told Agence France-presse. "Further communiques will follow".

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:10

According to PaymentsSource, Bill Clerico , founder and CEO of WePay, said in an email: "We think this is a game-changer - we're combining the global brand, scale, capabilities and distribution of one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions with our world-class talent and technology to build the future of FinTech".

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:05

Their families were told on Wednesday that if they were not found by nightfall, the chances of anyone still being alive would be negligible. McDornan was saved on Tuesday morning after a yacht crew heard his cries for help. Two of the missing men are yet to be identified. Yesterday, Brian Guthrie , one of the missing skipper's old school friends, was coordinating a search helicopter, and spoke of Mr Leahy's water experience.

by | October 19, 2017 | 16:45

ShakeOut organizers recommend people " Drop, Cover and Hold On " - drop to their hands and knees to avoid being knocked over, cover their heads and necks, and, if possible, shelter under a table or desk and hold on. As of late Wednesday, almost 53 million participants were registered for ShakeOut drills worldwide, including more than 10.2 million in California, organizers said.

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:21

Dillon Baldridge was killed by an Afghan police officer on June 10, told the Post that Trump called him "a few weeks" after the killing. According to him, since his ex-wife was listed as their son's beneficiary, she is set to receive all of the Pentagon's $100,000 death gratuity.

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:07

District Court for the District of Columbia in support of the federal government's refusal to comply with an unlawfully-present minor alien's request to have an abortion in Texas. 'There is no constitutional right for a pregnant minor to illegally cross the United States border and get an elective abortion while in federal custody, ' it said.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:51

In fact, the White House's own tax framework , released last month, had a useful suggestion: add in a higher top marginal rate. "So when you're cutting taxes across the board, it's very hard not to give tax cuts to the wealthy with tax cuts to the middle class", he concluded.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:44

McCain declined to respond to the president's comments when asked by Cronkite News reporters Tuesday, but Sen. "To refuse the obligations of global leadership. The speech was a repudiation of Trump, who the Arizona Republican has long feuded with, and the worldview that catapulted him to office. McCain said it was the country's duty to lead instead of blaming others for our problems.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:46

He said that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah deserved congratulations because it was his efforts which made it possible for the cricket lovers of Sindh and he won their hearts. They also discussed the renovation of National Stadium at the earliest. The PCB Chief was the prime mover for bringing back worldwide cricket in Pakistan as he was determined to host the finals of the Pakistan Super League at Lahore.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:38

The Israeli attack was in response to Syria's launching of a surface-to-air missile at Israeli F-16 planes as the Israel Air Force was conducting a routine reconnaissance mission in Lebanese air space. Major General Bagheri noted that Iran has always stood beside Syria in fighting terrorism, despite the imposed sanctions. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu arrived in Israel this week to speak with top Israeli officials including his counterpart Avigdor Liberman and Prime Minister ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:34

Sobchak is positioning herself as a candidate "against everybody", but many have pointed out that her bid is likely to split the opposition vote . Sobchak also hosts an interview show on the Dozhd (Rain) TV channel, and in 2012 joined the opposition movement, having taken part in the Bolotnaya Square protests in central Moscow.

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:28

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the anthem a year ago to protest police brutality and what he described as a system that oppressed black Americans. If we don't respect the law, what kind of country are we going to have? That's three times the number of Moore supporters who say their vote is based on dislike of Jones (7 percent).

by | October 18, 2017 | 23:38

An elementary school in Jackson named for the president of the Confederacy will be renamed after the nation's first black president next year. State rankings show the magnet school is the top academic performer of all elementary and middle schools in Mississippi.

by | October 18, 2017 | 23:41

The legislation bans public workers - including doctors, teachers and daycare employees - as well as those receiving a service from the government, from covering their faces. "I think it is important to acknowledge that the Muslim community is facing a very significant amount of hate and Islamophobia, and it is up to all of us to stand in solidarity with the community", he said.

by | October 18, 2017 | 22:54

As part of the operation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a news release, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and New York City police also arrested six suspects for facilitating sex trafficking, as well as two men for attempting to pay for sex with a minor, and 14 men who attempted to pay for sex with adults.