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by | August 17, 2017 | 09:32

Honolulu fire Capt. David Jenkins said Wednesday that the items were found about 2 miles off Oahu's Kaena Point. It's unclear exactly what happened. Park officials said there will be "no vehicle, foot, or bicycle traffic" allowed on roads and trails through the Mokuleia or the Keawaula sections of the park during the closure.

by | August 17, 2017 | 09:23

Read this carefully, as some universities may require action on your part to confirm your place as a student. As A-level results are released today, The Times has calculated that there are 4,969 courses at elite Russell Group universities with empty places, nearly 50 per cent more than four years ago.

by | August 17, 2017 | 09:02

U.N. observers on Tuesday removed the last of more than 8,000 guns once carried by the guerrillas of Colombia's largest rebel army and collected at 26 demobilization sites around the South American nation under a historic peace deal. The worldwide Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), for its part, said Tuesday evening that the Farc gave him "the 24 miners who are out of seven areas", grouping and have been entrusted "to the staff of the Unicef and of the government".

by | August 17, 2017 | 08:49

In fact Iran played the game with all the enthusiasm needed while the Lebanese weel far behind the level they showed so far during the competition. Terrence Romeo powered Gilas with 22 points on 6-of-10 shooting from beyond the arc, which he all scored in the second quarter alone.

by | August 17, 2017 | 08:47

Ruffalo took to Instagram to record a message to his followers, explaining that he and Moore, along with his Broadway audience were "going to walk the next three blocks down to Trump Tower to get as close as we can so he can hear us".

by | August 17, 2017 | 08:46

He added that the two countries' military officials had not exchanged such visits for a long time, but he chose to make the trip to Ankara in view of the current developments in the region, issues pertaining to bilateral security, and the need to continue the fight against terrorism.

by | August 17, 2017 | 08:41

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that Prime Minister Modi was himself keeping a close watch on the flood situation in Bihar and he also apprised Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh of the situation during the day. Five districts of West Bengal have been affected by the floods. Thirty-three lakh people were affected in 25 districts, including Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta and Bongaigaon.

by | August 17, 2017 | 08:18

Iran thinks Obama's deal even bars American criticism of Iran's human rights abuses and support for terrorism. "The new US officials should know that the failed experience of sanctions and coercion compelled their previous governments to eventually come to the negotiation table", Rouhani said.

by | August 17, 2017 | 08:01

President Trump said white nationalists involved in the weekend's unrest in Charlottesville were abhorrent, but also blasted the far-left activists for similarly turning violent. You're changing history, you're changing culture, and you had people - and I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists, because they should be condemned totally - but you had many people in that group other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists, OK? You really have to ask yourself: "Where does ...

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:58

The extreme views he describes explain why so many are furious at President Trump over his Charlottesville response . A white nationalist featured in a gripping VICE News documentary on the Charlottesville, Va. Trump's equivalence between the actions of the white nationalists and those of the counterprotesters has drawn near-universal backlash by observers, including Republicans.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:42

If the USA doesn't back down from the stance, it will be harder for Canada and Mexico to fully engage in the negotiations, de Bolle predicted. Administration officials have said Trump wants to "update and strengthen the rules of origin , as necessary, to ensure that the benefits of NAFTA go to products genuinely made in the United States and North America".

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:39

However, instead of stopping, a militant travelling in the vehicle fired towards the security personnel. A police official termed Lelhari's killing as another major jolt to Lashkar. "He opened fire on seeing the security personnel who closed in on the vehicle, but was killed in retaliatory firing". It may be recalled that just a few days back, Hizbul Mujahideen chief Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi was also eliminated by security forces in Kashmir Valley.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:27

Meetings between Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his Chinese counterpart, Army Gen. Fang Fenghui have been "interesting and candid" reported the military's news agency. The exercise will include about 25,000 USA troops and tens of thousands of South Koreans. "We continue to be interested in finding a way to get dialogue, but that's up to him", he said.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:22

Emanuel's administration sued Sessions' Justice Department earlier this month in response to its plan to cut federal funds from sanctuary cities. PBS NewsHour will update this story as more information becomes available. These cities limit their cooperation with the government's effort to enforce immigration law, in some cases allowing undocumented immigrants to reside there without facing deportation.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:23

The council will also stop holding citizenship ceremonies on that day and will lobby the federal government to change the date of Australia Day'. Mr Turnbull's outrage was shared by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews who called the council's decision "unnecessary".

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:20

The government will today announce that keeping the Northern Irish border free of physical infrastructure is a key priority in post-Brexit trade arrangements with the EU. Owen told BI that Theresa May's government will not be able to negotiate a "frictionless" trade relationship with the EU if the relationship is any less than Britain being a full member of both the customs union and single market.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:20

Grams thought they may have used a rototiller on the soil or that something had happened to the ring . "I have big knuckles", she told HuffPost, "so I hope to never lose it again". Grams lost her husband five years ago shortly after the couple's 60th wedding anniversary, according to the news agency. Everyone in the family is still in awe that the ring's finally been found, including Brian Grams , who calls the whole situation "unbelievable".

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:18

However no fire arms were used by either side. The part held by China is contiguous to Tibet. On the Doklam standoff , China again told India to pull back its troops from the trijunction area. The two sides have frequently accused each other of invading each other's territories, although clashes are rare in the area. But on Tuesday, troops came to blows near the famous Ladakhi lake , one-third of which is under Indian control and the rest under Chinese control.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:19

The U.S. planes, which were created to carry nuclear bombs and later switched to conventional payloads, have flown several sorties in East Asia over the past several weeks. "We hope to see them improve mutual trust, and move toward the goal of preserving peace and stability on the peninsula as well as realizing the denuclearization of the peninsula".

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:17

He reigned supreme in rock and roll, but also brought his talents to the big screen in over 30 movies. Presley was just 42 years old when he passed away at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee , from a heart attack . After his death in 1977, Presley was buried on the Graceland grounds, which is a major tourist attraction to this day. 'I looked forward to going down there this year, and they come up with all this, ' he said.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:17

The vice president railed against Venezuela's descent into crisis, saying, "the United States will not stand by" as democracy in the country "crumbles". "We should also do more to elevate the parts of our history that have all too often been underrepresented". Those include invasions, gunboat diplomacy and the propping up of military dictators.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:16

It will be the fastest hybrid coaster, reaching a maximum speed of 74 miles per hour. The new roller coaster is being built by Rocky Mountain Construction , a company known for taking old wooden coasters and transforming them into a wood-steel hybrid.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:07

The vessel, which has a crew of around 700, will eventually hold 1,600 people once it houses F-35B jets and Crowsnest helicopters. At more than 65,000 tonnes and nearly 300 metres long, she is a true Leviathan. Britain's newest aircraft carrier arrived just after 7.10am in her home dock after completing the latest round of sea trials . Portsmouth's links with the Royal Navy date back more than 500 years, and the two new carriers will ensure the city remains the focal point of Britain's ...

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:09

Indeed, this insane summer transfer window, where full-backs are going for £50m, means Pogba's price tag no longer raises eyebrows. Out of all the players on display in the Premier League in the first game week, Lukaku was the fastest recorded player.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:05

The police said that Grace Mugabe had been expected to report to a police station on Tuesday to give her version of the events and "to obtain a warning statement", but that she failed to show up. "We can confirm if this is one of the perpetrators who attacked comrade Grace Mugabe". Criminal attorney Riaan Louw said diplomatic immunity would not apply if Mugabe had indeed entered on private business.