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by | January 22, 2018 | 12:49

The Spanish government has rejected plans by sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont to rule remotely from his self-imposed exile in Brussels after he suggested that he could be re-elected as the region's president. Puigdemont and several of his former ministers face criminal charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of funds. Puigdemont's lawyer, Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, told Catalan public radio on Sunday that the risk of his client being arrested in Denmark was "quite high", ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 12:22

President Donald Trump may have some problems with the United States Postal Service, but most Americans don't. "I'd like to wish everybody a happy Women's March - a million women out there to celebrate the President's first kick-ass year in office", Bryant as Sanders opens, echoing President Trump's real life tweet praising today's demonstrations and congratulating himself for low unemployment among women.

by | January 22, 2018 | 12:16

The sanctions now bar nearly all exports from North Korea and all oil exports to the country, except for 500,000 barrels of refined fuel annually, as US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Economic Bureau Sandra Oudkirk explained in a telephone briefing with African journalists on Wednesday.

by | January 22, 2018 | 11:55

New polls show just over a third of voters back their president after one year in office, the lowest rating on record after such a short stint. Major losses in confidence were recorded by Gallup among close USA allies including Portugal, Belgium, Norway and Canada, which had drops in confidence of 40 points or more .

by | January 22, 2018 | 11:24

There has been skepticism about Kim Jong Un's offer. North Korea plans to send a delegation of 500 people to the Olympics, which includes 260 cheerleaders and 24 coaches as well as government officials, musicians and journalists. In all other sports, the athletes will compete for their respective NOC in their respective uniforms. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who views the Pyeongchang Games as an opportunity to improve relations following a year of tension over North Korea's ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 11:20

Foles was supposed to be another Christian Ponder and instead looked like Joe Montana, carving up Minnesota's defense at will. They outplayed the Minnesota Vikings in every aspect of the NFC Championship Sunday night, January 21 - and they waited until they had an insurmountable lead in the fourth quarter before leading their fans in a mocking Skol chant .

by | January 22, 2018 | 10:40

Friday $ 6.86 mn Sat $ 10.45 mn Total: "$ 17.31 million [₹ 110.52 cr]", tweeted Taran Adarsh . Secret Superstar earned United States dollars 6.88 million on its first day, while Dangal had earned USD 2.35 million on its opening day. "Surprisingly, the audience rating is higher than #Dangal , which grossed approx $ 200 mn in China". While the sports biopic had achieved phenomenal success in the country, seems like Secret Superstar will set new records and shatter the previous records.

by | January 22, 2018 | 10:27

Officials say they also found a backpack in the same corridor with other possible explosive devices inside. No one was injured by the explosions, which occurred at about 5:30 p.m.in an unpopulated service corridor at Eagle Ridge Mall, which is about 30 miles east of Tampa, Florida , according to NBC News .

by | January 22, 2018 | 10:25

Thereafter, Government of India acquired shares of Caltex Oil Refining (India) Limited in 1976 and merged it with HPCL in 1978. The deal is exempt from a public offer as both the entities are related parties but the acquisition involving two listed entities have been carried out on an arm's length basis.

by | January 22, 2018 | 10:24

Rutgers comes into the game with records of 12-8 straight up (SU) and 8-3-1 against the spread (ATS). I'm not ready to believe in Rutgers after a win over the bottom-feeder of the Big Ten. Outside of Scaife's 20 points, RU's next leading scorer was Greene who finished with six points on a pair of threes. Nebraska (14-7, 5-3), which needed Palmer's 3-pointer to beat last-place IL 64-63 on Monday, led 32-21 at the half and never let MI get closer than 10 points in the last 17 minutes.

by | January 22, 2018 | 09:44

Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of the Philippine volcano as authorities maintain a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. "Civil aviation authorities must also advise pilots to avoid flying close to the volcano's summit as ash from eruptions can be hazardous to aircraft", PHIVOLCS said in a bulletin .

by | January 22, 2018 | 09:33

One year later and with a renewed hope for equal rights for women and justice, Women's March 2018 saw several Hollywood A-listers including Viola Davis , Natalie Portman , Adele and Olivia Munn in participation. She constructed a notoriety for being a "pedantic, preservationist, geeky, genuine" young lady keeping in mind the end goal to feel her body was sheltered and her voice heard.

by | January 22, 2018 | 05:59

Similar declarations have been made by more than one United States military source. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the Turkish military, NATO's second-largest, would create a 30-kilometre "safe zone" in the region, according to broadcaster HaberTurk.

by | January 22, 2018 | 05:14

Seoul's Unification Ministry said Sunday that the North proposed a three-day visit of an eight-member advance team led by senior sports official Yun Yong-bok. The agreement sparked ire from South Korean conservatives because the ski resort, which opened in 2014 on the hopes it would attract foreign tourists and earn foreign currency for the cash-strapped regime, is known to be a major pet project of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

by | January 22, 2018 | 05:01

Mulvaney said the office, which oversees the budgets of the presidential office and federal agencies, said several agencies could continue to operate without additional funds from the federal government for a short period, and panned Senate Democrats for allowing the shutdown.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:50

Women from the Episcopal, Roman Catholic, Islamic, Buddhist, Unitarian, Lakota Sioux traditions and others offered blessings for rally participants who carried signs that proclaimed "She Lifts Up, We Rise Up" and "There's Something About Mary".

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:30

A Reuters reporter at the Oncupinar gate on the Turkish side of the border with Syria, could hear the boom of outgoing artillery, with one being fired roughly every three minutes. "Now we see how the YPG. are fleeing in Afrin", President Tayyip Erdogan said. He said Turkey has always supported "terrorists" in Syria. The defense ministry said it was withdrawing its troops from Afrin to prevent any "provocation".

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:27

Because we would love to have his help on North Korea. Trump said he was waiving USA nuclear-related sanctions for another 120 days, as required under the deal in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear activities. "They're used to doing it but they're not used to receiving it". North Korea is believed to acquire foreign currencies through the trade of arms and ammunition in Africa, where some nations also rely on Pyongyang to train soldiers.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:26

The Democrats and the Republicans each want to do very different things with government funding. "What worries me is that word 'directly, '" he said. That person was not authorized to speak publicly about the private negotiations and spoke on condition of anonymity. While Kelly is widely credited with implementing clear procedures at the White House, he is not a policy expert and has at times left lawmakers on the Hill confused about where the White House stands.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:16

Israel has already apologized for the shooting of the judge. The killings a year ago and Israel's hero's welcome for Moyal led to a rift with Jordan that was only patched up last week, when Israel expressed regret over the killings and agreed to pay compensation.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:06

Ahead of the Turkish operation, US officials called on Turkey to focus instead on eradicating the jihadists. It's been a festering source of annoyance for the Turks who view the YPG and PKK to be different branches of the same organisation with similar objectives that is creating an independent Kurdistan across Turkey , Syria and Iraq.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:02

The U.S., Colby said, must focus on the "coercion and intimidation" of both countries. The Pentagon on Friday released an unclassified, 11-page version of the document, which did not provide details on how the shift towards countering China and Russian Federation would be carried out.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:48

Speaking during a press briefing, Dr Jackson said: "I've got to know him pretty well and I had absolutely no concerns about his cognitive ability". In response to speculation that the president has mental health problems, Jackson said, "In my opinion, thats just tabloid psychiatry".

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:46

Firefighters continued to fight the fire overnight, and were successful in extinguishing a smaller fire in the same park just before 9pm. One is burning along Sir Bertram Stevens Drive at Flat Rock and the other, south of Wattamolla Road.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:39

Saudi Arabia leads a military coalition fighting on behalf of the Yemeni government against the Houthi rebels, who are supported by Iran. There were no reports of casualties or damage. In a communique issued after their meeting, ministers of the Yemen contact group said the firing of missiles at Saudi Arabia was a threat to regional peace and stability.