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by | January 09, 2018 | 14:03

Singer Mariah Carey, a presenter at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, called Winfrey "an incredible role model". "But now she doesn't have a choice", said Streep. A March 2017 poll by Quinnipiac University gave Winfrey a 52 percent favorable rating compared to Trump's then 41 percent job approval rating. Winfrey ended her speech Sunday with a rallying cry for girls on the topic of the "Me Too" movement, which was the focus of Hollywood's first awards show since allegations of sexual ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:21

He always wants to do well, even away from home. "Every single time in this Test, we had to stand up in tough periods". Proteas pacer Vernon Philander bowled a sensation spell of fast bowling and picked up his career-best of 6/42 in the second innings that triggered the collapse of the visiting side.

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:08

The announcement by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) came days after reports emerged that the Trump administration was considering tightening H-1B visa rules that could lead to deportation of 7,50,000 Indians. This provides for H-1B extensions beyond the 6 year limit. The current announcement provides an extension beyond the stipulated period of six years to all foreign workers, majority Indians in the IT sector, working in several United States companies under the H-1B ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:15

Another Palestinian diplomat in New Delhi told this newspaper that there was no change in the decision which had been taken by President Mahmoud Abbas himself and that Mr Ali was no longer the ambassador to Pakistan. The External Affairs Ministry (MEA) had condemned the act by the Palestinian Ambassador in strong words and called it "unacceptable". "The people and Government of Pakistan respect the Palestinian Ambassador s active participation in events organized to express solidarity with ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:12

Earlier, the court had also reserved the plea for bail, after listening to the complaints by CBI, and the counsel for the accused teenager. Rejecting the bail application of "Bholu", the imaginary name used in the judgment for the juvenile delinquent, additional sessions judge Jasbir Singh Kundu said there was no ground for the default bail of the appellant at this stage.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:51

Luxor's prosecutor ordered Saturday the detention of the pilot and three other officials from the company that owned the hot balloon that crashed on Friday, an incident which killed a South African tourist and injured several others. Tourists often take early morning hot air balloon rides over the city and the ancient Egyptian temples and relics in neighbouring areas. "I feel lucky to have walked out of this traumatic experience, a scary freak accident".

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:29

Officials in Canada have identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in that country, but USA officials say they still don't have enough information to name a food source involved in the American outbreak. Editor's note: A spokeswoman for the CDC confirmed for Food Safety News on January 3 that one person has died in the USA, five have been admitted to hospitals and two have developed kidney failure because of HUS as a result of their E.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:24

Before leaving Seoul, the delegation's leader, Unification Minister Cho Myung-Gyun, said the two sides would focus on the North's participation in the Pyeongchang Games but the agenda would also include ways to thaw frosty ties. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, told reporters in a conference call late Monday Washington time. But North Korea could demand some rewards in exchange for those steps, such as the revival of stalled cooperation projects that are lucrative for the North or the ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:12

The association said the FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom Order" "will gut net neutrality protections for consumers, startups, and other stakeholders". Several public interest groups, including Free Press and Public Knowledge, and some start-ups have announced plans to challenge the commission's move weeks ago, but the Internet Association had been undecided about how to respond.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:47

Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas, according to The Garden City Telegram . He said: "I sincerely apologize to anyone whom I have hurt". "Basically any way you say it, marijuana is an entry drug into the higher drugs", Alford said in response to a suggestion that pot legalization could raise money for the state of Kansas, according to the Telegram .

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:31

The president's mornings, from 8 a.m. 11 a.m., are blocked off for something called "Executive Time " in the Oval Office - which apparently consists of Trump watching television, making phone calls, and tweeting . "It has been noted by reporters many times that they wish he would slow down because they sometimes have trouble keeping up with him", she said in a statement to Axios .

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:23

They say all her statements were voluntary. I knew later, when I could not get ahold of him that my fears had come true and he did what he said he was going to do . He also spent a large amount of money and made Salman a beneficiary on his bank accounts, telling her it was "in case something happened", she wrote in the statement.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:18

Stalin said that despite repeated requests, the Governor was not taking a decision on the need for a floor test. As the Governor started his maiden speech by greeting the members in Tamil, Leader of the Opposition MK Stalin was on his feet demanding government's resignation.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:17

Reportedly, the Shiv Sena leader - who was a two time corporator from Samta Nagar - was attacked about 200 metres from his residence. After the incident, the police arrived at the spot and painted the spot and collected samples for the forensic.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:16

A parliamentary spokesman reportedly told Press Association: "All pornographic websites are blocked by parliament's computer network". Official data examined requests made between June and October 2017, revealing that 24,473 attempts were made to reach porn websites, amounting to 160 requests per-day from computers that were connected to the parliamentary network.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:15

She added, "The 2015 deal which does not reflect victims' opinions can not be a fundamental solution to the issue". Under the deal reached on December 28, 2015, the neighbors agreed to "finally and irreversibly" resolve the comfort women issue.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:14

This, perhaps, clearly proves that the Chinese road building team with excavators entered nearly a kilometre inside Indian territory, with the full knowledge and permission of the People's Liberation Army, and Chinese authorities. Subsequently, the Indian troops returned the two earth excavators and other equipment seized from the Chinese workers. The incident came almost four months after the end of the Dokalam stand-off that went on from June 16 to August 28, 2017.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:02

Orange County Congressman Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), who easily won a 13th term in November, announced he'll be retiring rather than face voters in a district Hillary Clinton carried previous year. The president's party usually experiences losses in the mid-term election. Royce is well-known and well-liked by many voters in his district. Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton carried his district ― an increasingly diverse enclave of residents ― by 9 percentage points in ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:01

Police claimed that the youth were killed during an encounter with troops in Patrigam village. They pelting the government forces with stones and tried to breach the cordon. The gunfight continued through the afternoon and finally ended at about 6pm, police said. On Saturday militants killed four policemen after triggering an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the region.

by | January 09, 2018 | 08:01

McCartney was a husband and has three sons. He leaves behind a wife and three young boys, who are four, six, and nine years old. "It is with incredible sadness. A large containment area around the shooting scene was blocked off for several hours while authorities searched for a second suspect. No additional information about the home invasion has been released.

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:30

The law protects freedom of conscience concerning three primary issues: (1) that sex is defined at birth and is immutable, (2) that marriage is the exclusive lifelong union of one man and one woman, and (3) that people who believe the biblical view of human sexuality - those who maintain those three primary beliefs - will be protected against government discrimination in the state of Mississippi .

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:20

Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan were married in front of 50 family members and friends. Most gay and lesbian couples were required to provide one month's notice of their intention to marry after marriage equality became law on December 9, with overwhelming majority support of Parliament.

by | January 09, 2018 | 05:43

The latest incident is likely to further increase public anxiety about the huge presence of the US military in Okinawa which hosts the bulk of USA military bases in Japan. The US has apologised to Japan over a recent series of accidents involving US military equipment that have sparked anger over American operations in the country, a ministry spokesman in Tokyo said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 04:13

Here are five reasons Alabama fans need to be nervous about those predictions . "We missed some tackles in last week's game, and the quality of running backs that they have and the skill players that they have, I think those factors are going to be huge in a game in terms of doing a good job in those areas".

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:50

A court has thrown out charges against a Nevada rancher who was at the centre of a 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement over access to public land. Mr Bundy's sons, Ammon and Ryan Bundy, also led a 41-day standoff with federal officials at an OR wildlife preserve two years ago. Hundreds of armed supporters rallied from across the country to keep officers off Mr Bundy's ranch.