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by | December 13, 2017 | 17:51

The bill is now making its way through Parliament, where MPs from across the House of Commons have been trying to amend it. Mr Grieve warned the Government there is a real possibility they will be defeated if they try to block his amendment, as he suggested he had enough support to win a vote.

by | December 13, 2017 | 17:50

Crockett , a former county commissioner, was left speechless. "I'm sure you have". Not longer after Moore wrote this, a reporter asked him to clarify whether he believes a Muslim should be allowed to serve in Congress. That's what he wanted to swear in on. Then tonight, Crockett went on television to condemn homosexuality. " You can swear on anything really". "I swore on the Bible".

by | December 13, 2017 | 17:38

Sustained wind speeds will likely exceed 15-20 miles per hour through the night with higher gusts, weakening from 50 miles per hour gusts earlier in the day. A warm west and southwest wind gets breezy again on Saturday , kicking temperatures back up to 60 degrees - another day with an elevated fire danger! Today , sunny, with a high near 61.

by | December 13, 2017 | 17:28

USA cinema chain AMC Entertainment along with Saudi Arabia's vast Public Investment Fund is likely to open 300 theatres with 2000 screens by 2030, which will reportedly contribute $24 billion to the economy. 'It's spectacular news. We are in a state of shock, ' said Saudi actor and producer, Hisham Fageeh . The Ministry of Culture and Information said there are no additional details available at this time.

by | December 13, 2017 | 17:05

Donald Trump and his family couldn't be in NY to vote for the mayoral election in November. This is not the first election members of the Trump family have experienced difficulties voting. The US President's daughter, who converted to Judaism, has posted a picture showing her with her husband, Jared Kushner, and their three children as they celebrate the first night of Hanukkah .

by | December 13, 2017 | 16:28

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday all Muslim nations should work together to defend the rights of Palestinians against Donald Trump's decision last week to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. move on Jerusalem and describing Jerusalem as a "red line that can not be crossed". "In the first step, Palestinian factions should give a tough response by becoming united and in the second step, the Muslim world should join hands to stand against the evil plot", he said.

by | December 13, 2017 | 16:18

The judge cited "a reasonable belief that the results may be close". "And of course those write-in votes will be collected and will be acknowledged", Merrill said earlier in the day. "I was proud to serve them in the Senate", he added, per Politico . The state Senate seat opened up after Quinton Ross was chosen as the next leader of Alabama State University.

by | December 13, 2017 | 16:14

Evans was transported to University of Lousiville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Officials said the bullet grazed the trooper's head and he is expected to be OK. A Sellersburg District Trooper has been shot this evening. WISH-TV in Indianapolis reported the shooting happened around 7 p.m. WAVE 3 News crews are in Jeffersonville and at University Hospital in Louisville.

by | December 13, 2017 | 16:09

The issue of the authenticity of the bridge was also called into question in 2007, when an affidavit was filed in Supreme Court, claiming that the bridge is a natural occurrence that the tale of Ramayana is also fictional. It may be a superman-made structure, but the same superman had destroyed it. The Discovery Communications-produced show, "Ancient Land Bridge", quotes American archaeologists to say a 30-mile line between India and Sri Lanka is made up of rocks that are 7,000 years old, ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 15:51

Chennai: The Tamilnadu government announced "livelihood assistance" ranging from Rs 48,500 to Rs 63,500 per hectare for horticulture farmers of cyclone Ockhi-battered Kanyakumari district. Seeking support of all sections of society for relief and rehabilitation of cyclone victims, Vijayan said all cabinet members have donated their one month's salary to Ockhi cyclone relief fund.

by | December 13, 2017 | 15:26

Judge Mlambo shot down all of the president's grounds of review against the remedial action, saying the president was aware that since allegations of state capture initially surfaced and after Madonsela's report was published, the matter remained in the public domain and required decisive action and resolution.

by | December 13, 2017 | 14:43

In his meeting with Prabhu, Lighthizer is believed to have told the commerce minister that the United States administration is against the WTO system and not against India per se, according to media reports. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem, Japan's trade minister Hiroshige Seko and U.S. representative Robert Lighthizer agreed to strengthen their committment to "ensure a global level playing field".

by | December 13, 2017 | 14:38

Once the Free Beacon dropped Fusion and this project, the Democrats under Marc Elias of Perkins Coie hired Fusion who summoned the services of former MI6 Christopher Steele to compile the now-infamous dossier. Steele and/or sub-sources and/or contained in the 'Trump Dossier'". Bruce Ohr held two titles at DOJ. . In addition, it seems Fusion GPS which was shopping the document to various news outlets last fall, also had a potential back-channel of communication to Ohr through his wife.

by | December 13, 2017 | 14:04

Jammu and Kashmir MLA Omar Abdullah was seen reacting to Thakore's words and saying "this one takes the cake". A source told me Modi ji has been eating it (imported mushrooms) since he was the CM (Chief Minister) of Gujarat. One mushroom costs Rs 80 thousand and he eats five mushrooms a day. Likening the BJP to anti-poor, he said that poor can't afford what PM Modi eats.

by | December 13, 2017 | 13:53

Jimmy Kimmel has had enough of Congress putting tax cuts for the rich ahead of the lives of children. He may have pooped but he's fine, ' he told the audience. 'I hope you never have to go there but if you do you'll see so many kids from so many financial backgrounds being cared for so well with so much compassion, ' Kimmel previously said.

by | December 13, 2017 | 13:11

He reportedly admitted that he had attempted the attack in the name of ISIS, but the New York Post now reports that investigators have not found that he has had any direct contact with the extremist terror group. Trump's administration has called for a "merit-based" immigration system that would limit family-based green cards to spouses and minor children. The White House called on Monday for immigration reforms based on merit-based rules, saying the explosion in New York City hours ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:07

Its planned relocation has been delayed as many residents want it entirely off of Okinawa. Prefectural authorities said they were notified by the US forces in Okinawa that a window had fallen from a CH-53E transport helicopter. "This is a regrettable incident and we apologize for any anxiety it has caused the community". The Futenma base is surrounded by schools, hospitals and shops, and residents worry about air crashes.

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:06

Abbas says President Donald Trump's decision was a "crime" that threatens world peace. They agreed to continue coordination and consultation and exploit the current global momentum opposing the United States decision, he added. The Palestinians hope for concrete action. Ramallah: The Palestinian presidency renewed its rejection and condemnation of the American decision on Jerusalem, stressing that the next stage requires the adoption of bold Palestinian and Arab decisions.

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:57

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off this morning in a seaplane from the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad and landed at Dharoi Dam - about 180 km away - from where he will visit the famous Ambaji temple in Mehsana as campaigning ends for the Gujarat assembly elections today.

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:03

Journalist Prem Shankar Jha, who was an attendee at the dinner hosted by suspended Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar and attended by a Pakistani official, said that there was nothing secret about it and was an open dinner. He said the manner in which the PM accused a former VP of India and a former PM, of doing something which was improper is "highly irresponsible, unwarranted and condemnable".

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:03

The letter, signed by City Manager Maurice Jones , says the applications for permits on the weekend of August 11 and 12, 2018, are being denied on the grounds of protecting public safety. In response to the declaration, Kessler called the move "bogus" and that it "should be reversed in court". "We're going to be suing Charlottesville for this and many other civil rights violations starting early next year ".

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:51

The brawl took place on 6 December, 10 days after South African prosecutors successfully argued Pistorius' "shockingly light" six-year sentence should be increased. Nxumalo said an official investigation has been launched into the incident. Pistorius was originally found guilty of manslaughter after claiming he shot Steenkamp through a closed bathroom door in 2013 in the belief she was a burglar.

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:50

South Yorkshire Police was found to be "good" at treating people with fairness and respect, and ensuring its workforce behaves ethically and lawfully. A report by watchdog Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the difference was " troubling ". Areas of improvement include the force's Everyone Matters and the Transforming Professional Standards programmes.

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:44

Israel occupied southern Lebanon for 22 years before withdrawing in 2000, but the two countries remain technically at war. Macron told Netanyahu he disapproved of the U.S. Israeli daily Maariv said the attacker was from the West Bank city of Nablus and held an Israeli work permit. It would be recalled that US President Donald Trump last Wednesday, in a complete break with the practice of his predecessors, announced that Jerusalem (Al Quds) is the capital of Israel, and gave instructions ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:37

Kolb is among several Republicans who have been talking of challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who most Democrats and Republicans expect to run for a third term in 2018. "I'm not going to raise as much money as Andrew Cuomo". But Kolb said he has been able to work with Democrats in the Legislature, where Democrats dominate the Assembly.