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by | January 16, 2018 | 04:07

The original cryptocurrency came under a lot of pressure toward the end of last week, after remarks by South Korea's Justice minister Park Sang-ki, suggesting that the government would soon impose a ban on cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, threw the entire digital currency market into turmoil .

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:55

Trump defended the move as "a recognition of reality". Lavrov said the past year had not been easy from a foreign policy perspective as he took questions on Syria, Ukraine, the Korean peninsula and other global issues, in a diplomatic round-up of 2017.

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:46

Army intelligence analyst's anti-cop tweets . She is running as a Democrat. "They won't compromise. We need to stop expecting that our systems will somehow fix themselves". Manning was convicted of leaking classified information and spent more than six years behind bars. Manning, who was formerly known as Bradley and who attempted suicide while in prison, is now a writer and activist who has been a columnist for the Guardian .

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:45

A warning sent to cell phones , radios and TVs read, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII ". State Governor David Ige apologised and said it was caused by an employee pressing the wrong button. The employee, who officials say was using a computer program during a shift change drill and clicked through a warning prompt, has been reassigned within the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency , said agency spokesman Richard Rapoza.

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:25

Qassemi also thanked the Chinese government for its cooperation during the rescue operations, saying the severity of the incident, the strong heat and the huge fire had all made access to the tanker impossible. The rescue mission lasted only about an hour as a change in wind made it too unsafe to remain in the thick toxic smoke, state news agency Xinhua reported.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:54

Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the USA after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of the deal, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the discussion.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:52

Roads are slick and snow-packed, and blowing snow is also making travel hazardous. After more than a dozen accidents Monday morning , police are urging caution to drivers. Thus the Wind Chill Advisory is issued for the WQAD News 8 viewing area. North Iowa remains under a wind chill warning through 10 a.m. Tuesday , due to a combination of cold temperatures and strong northwest winds.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:45

Antwerp police spokesman Wouter Bruyns told VRT network: "There are about 10, a maximum 20 casualties, fortunately including many slightly injured". "There has been an explosion and there is a lot of damage up to the other side of the street". Police believe the incident is not terrorism related.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:35

There has also been an arson attack in Peru where protestors damaged the big statue of Christ - a replica of the famous Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. Victims of Karadima say the protege, Bishop Juan Barros, knew about the abuse but did nothing. Francis frequently rails against corruption, calling it more insidious than sin and a plague that harms the poorest the most.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:32

A NSW police spokeswoman said the animal was in good health. Sydneysiders called in to radio station 2GB to share their disbelief at a sight that would usually be reserved for an Australian tourism commercial. It was just hopping northbound in lane eight. "I couldn't believe what I was seeing", one caller, Michelle, said. It's understood the wallaby might have come from the Cammeray Golf Course .

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:13

United States space transport services company SpaceX launched a super-secretive United States government payload into orbit from its Falcon 9 rocket in the early hours of January 8. One of the aides told Bloomberg that both the satellite and the rocket's second stage fell into the ocean. Neither SpaceX nor the U.S. military have disclosed the goal of the Zuma craft, but the news site says the satellite was created by aerospace firm Northrop Grumman .

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:13

The move allows officials to release resources that were no longer needed and slow the search to a safer pace, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said. Those killed all lived in Montecito , northwest of Los Angeles , and ranged in age from 3 to 89, authorities said . So far, Shivers says crews have removed more than 150 yards of debris from the northbound Highway 101 lanes and 80 yards from the southbound lanes.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:12

Further investigation at the residence revealed that 57-year-old David Allen Turpin and 49-year-old Louise Anna Turpin were in fact keeping several of their children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks. The six children were eventually transported to a hospital for medical examinations and admitted for treatment. The seven adults are being treated at Corona Regional Medical Center in Corona, authorities said.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:03

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua meeting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Monday. The two sides agreed that all initiatives owned and led by the Afghans for seeking a peaceful solution should be supported by the regional countries.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:16

One of the planes was intercepted at 10.30 am, and the second at 11.05 am at between 9,000 and 10,000 feet. Doha has strongly rejected claims by the UAE on Monday that Qatari fighter jets intercepted two civilian flights in the Gulf region.

by | January 16, 2018 | 00:47

After the cases were settled two years ago, Facebook has registered several divisions of the same videos until the autumn of 2017, according to Ritzau. "The young people who shared this video may also be risking something quite ugly for their future ... it may be a prank, but it can have adult consequences, since you can be convicted for distributing child pornography".

by | January 16, 2018 | 00:33

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Abbas' remarks. The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organisation, according to U.S.

by | January 16, 2018 | 00:11

The 2014 show itself was a follow-up remake of the original 1980 series called " Cosmos: A Personal Voyage " with the late Carl Sagan, according to Variety . The series will also debut internationally through National Geographic. " Cosmos : Possible Worlds " is produced by Cosmos Studios and Fuzzy Door Productions.

by | January 16, 2018 | 00:04

In a video caught by a helmet camera, firefighter Capt. Scott Stroup catches a young child dropped by a parent who was climbing down a ladder from a third-floor balcony early on January 3 , 2018. "I got about halfway up there, and here comes a baby down into my arms", Peckrul said, "We did what we had to do, and the thing was everybody there knew what they had to do".

by | January 15, 2018 | 23:50

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who is part of a bipartisan group of senators that has developed an immigration proposal, said Sunday that people in the room with Trump during Thursday's meeting told him that the president had used the inflammatory language.

by | January 15, 2018 | 23:01

Many netizens, angered with what they perceived to be Rappler's bias against the Duterte administration, felt that the news outfit deserved what it got. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said past year that 177 Filipino media workers had been killed since 1986. "The decision, which is tantamount to killing the online news site, sends a chilling effect to media organizations in the country", it said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 22:50

They found flat, circular melanosomes organized in rows on Caihong's head, chest and tail. By looking at the feathers of C. juji with a scanning electron microscope, a team led by China's Shenyang Normal University was able to speculate about its once-dazzling coloration.

by | January 15, 2018 | 22:29

After last week's talks, North Korea said it would send a delegation of officials and athletes to the Olympics , which South Korea will host at PyeongChang from February 9-25. South Korea is also seeking to form a united women's ice hockey team with the North, according to media reports . The meeting comes after North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency warned Sunday that South Korean President Moon Jae-in's attempts to link reconciliation between the two sides to ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 22:30

Thanks for the laughs Pam Dave Zaring and hopefully the next time you have a family photo shoot, you'll be getting another photographer! In the mindboggling images, all family members looked like they had just walked out of a 90s video game - their teeth, eyes and skin looked like they were painted on and although amusing, they looked kind of creepy too.

by | January 15, 2018 | 22:28

Deneuve insisted there was nothing in the original open letter that said "anything good about harassment, otherwise I wouldn't have signed it". She also protested about not being considered a feminist. I do not like this characteristic of our time where everyone feels the right to judge, to arbitrate, to condemn. "An era where simple denunciations on social networks cause punishment, resignation, and...