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by | February 01, 2018 | 20:02

A final vote on the budget will take place next month. The agreement means all public sector employees earning up to £36,500 will now receive a minimum 3% pay increase - which Mr Mackay said would cover 80% of NHS staff and the majority of teachers.

by | February 01, 2018 | 19:57

Barry said she won't step down from her position as she didn't believe the relationship violated any Metro Nashville Police Department ethics laws or guidelines. "I hope that I can earn their trust and I can earn your trust back". However, he made more than $119,000 in overtime pay since Barry took office. Anytime you saw Barry at a public event, Forrest was there in the background.

by | February 01, 2018 | 19:41

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the lyric revision a "positive step towards gender equality". The bill, which changes the line " in all thy sons command " to " in all of us command ", now requires only formal royal assent to become law.

by | February 01, 2018 | 19:33

United Airlines reportedly had multiple reasons why the peacock was stopped from boarding, including it not meeting size regulations and weight standards. According to an Instagram account run in the peacock's name, the bird and its owner spent six hours trying to board the flight, and eventually made alternative arrangements.

by | February 01, 2018 | 19:27

It said that it welcomes any coalition with any group with similar agenda to oust Buhari and the APC even though it ruled out merger. CSPCN Spokesman, Samuel said it had been observed that majority of Nigerian youths and women are fast reaching the conclusion that Nigeria is neither good for them nor fair to them, adding that to reverse the narrative requires more than lamentation but to become politically involved.

by | February 01, 2018 | 19:02

But on Wednesday Trump was also upset in the wake of the FBI's statement challenging the release of the controversial memo crafted by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee, led by Chairman Devin Nunes , a Trump ally. Joe Manchin on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump not to release a memo compiled by Republicans about alleged abuses by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russian Federation investigation.

by | February 01, 2018 | 18:35

Reportedly, battles are also underway to liberate Maranez and Bafel heights. It was the latest in a string of rocket attacks on Reyhanli and the border town of Kilis since January 20, when Turkey's military launched a cross-border operation to drive out the Syrian Kurdish militia from Afrin.

by | February 01, 2018 | 18:12

Kilic, who had been arrested along with 10 other rights activists last June, was being tried on terror charges that Amnesty branded " baseless allegations ". The Amnesty official, Taner Kiliç, and 10 other human rights activists, including Amnesty International Turkey's director, Idil Eser , went on trial in October accused of aiding groups that Turkey describes as "armed terrorist organizations".

by | February 01, 2018 | 17:58

Lakme Fashion Week is all about being introduced to the hottest new trends in fashion, spotting the best in street style and watching celebs turn showstoppers for their favourite designers. After the show, she was quoted as saying, "I was very nervous before walking". It was also the other way around, as it was Mira who convinced Shahid to walk the ramp.

by | February 01, 2018 | 17:31

Users first discovered that Apple was doing something to deliberately slow down older phones when their clunky iPhone started performing better, or like new, when they put in a new battery. That led to a huge internet freakout and accusations that Apple has been hobbling iPhones to trick users into buying new models. That free update, due out this spring, also will include a feature measuring the battery's strength.

by | February 01, 2018 | 17:20

The rumor started when Wolff claimed - without any evidence - he is " absolutely sure " Trump is having an affair , adding, "Now that I've told you, when you hit that paragraph, you're gonna say, 'Bingo!'" Wolff also wrote Trump aides feared Haley was positioning herself as a potential replacement for Trump atop the Republican ticket in 2020, with one anonymous source calling her "ambitious as Lucifer".

by | February 01, 2018 | 17:18

It also remained the region with the biggest deviation in scores among its countries. Norway tops the list of categorizations in full democracies with 9.87 points followed by Iceland, Sweden, New Zealand and Denmark with 9.58, 9.39, 9.26 and 9.22 points respectively while the United States was tied at 21 with Italy and grouped in flawed democracies with 7.98 points.

by | February 01, 2018 | 17:03

Three of the survivors, aged between their fifties and eighties, were being treated in hospital but their condition was not life-threatening, the broadcaster said. "The surrounding area was bright as if it was the day because of efforts to extinguish the fire, and smoke lasted until near the dawn", she said. "It was an terrible fire".

by | February 01, 2018 | 16:58

Additionally, 24 new government medical colleges and hospitals will be set up by upgrading existing district hospitals, thereby moving towards achieving universal health coverage. Generation of solar electricity is harvesting of Sun by the farmers using their lands. The finance ministry has raised education cess to 4% from 3% to collect additional Rs 11,000 crore in revenue, he said.

by | February 01, 2018 | 16:37

A report indicates that the Jewish community was targeted at a rate of almost four times a day past year. In a year in which the number of anti-Semitic incidents reached record highs, there was an incidence of "extreme violence" against Jews because they were Jewish roughly once every 2.5 days.

by | February 01, 2018 | 16:31

Global Advocacy Group Avaaz spokesperson Bert Wander in a statement said that shutting down this massive ivory market has thrown a lifeline to elephants. "Finally, nearly all Hong Kong lawmakers have been persuaded to support a Bill that will secure great protection for African elephants", Hofford said.

by | February 01, 2018 | 16:05

South Africa have won three Test series, including a one-off, four-day, day-night match against Zimbabwe, under Gibson. Ajinkya Rahane , 5. MS Dhoni (wk), 6. Such abandonments of matches rob the spectators of their money and a good game, cricket of its sporting legacy and spirit, and creates a unsafe precedent where teams can manufacture excuses to evade its worldwide responsibilities.

by | February 01, 2018 | 15:12

It was posted after Templeton's opponent, Gov. Henry McMaster , issued an official proclamation calling on all South Carolinians to stand "wherever you watch the Super Bowl with your loved ones this Sunday". The issue became a lightning rod of controversy this football season as multiple NFL players kneeled on the sideline through the national anthem to protest police brutality and a string of shootings of unarmed black men.

by | February 01, 2018 | 14:49

He said FDI has gone up and Indian economy is now a 2.5 trillion economy. Overall, the budget has allocated Rs1,200 crore for the programme, Jaitley said. I am pleased to announce that as per pre-determined principle, the government has chose to keep MSP for the all unannounced crops of kharif at least at one and half times of their production cost.

by | February 01, 2018 | 14:03

Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified a lawmaker from the ruling party for five years after finding him guilty of threatening judges in a speech last year. Earlier, the Supreme Court's three-judge bench, overseeing the Panamagate JIT's proceedings, on June 22 expressed dissatisfaction over Hashmi's reply to its show-cause notice as the senator had not shown any regret or remorse for delivering the hate speech.

by | February 01, 2018 | 14:06

Trump has denied on several occasions in recent months that he had even thought about firing Mueller and branded last week's story, first reported by The New York Times , as " fake news ", his favorite censure for stories he does not like.

by | February 01, 2018 | 13:53

Owing to settlement development and infrastructure, Palestinians suffer from restrictions on freedom of religion, movement and education; their rights to land and water; access to livelihoods and their right to an adequate standard of living; their rights to family life; and many other fundamental human rights".

by | February 01, 2018 | 13:20

The term blue moon means that it will be the second full moon occurrence in the same month. A full moon happens once a month when we see the entire half of the moon that is illuminated by the sun. This moon is called a supermoon . "You can see thousands of different locations, impact craters, volcanoes, lava flows, and mountains". "If the moon is closest to us at the same time it's a full moon , they have started calling that a super moon ", astronomy professor Craig ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 13:00

The officer - a Group Captain working at the Air Headquarters in New Delhi - has been taken into custody. According to the intelligence department officer, the IAF officials was under scanner of the force from last few weeks. The case, said the source, was of "honey trapping" after the officer is said to have befriended a woman on Facebook . Later the officer was in touch with his handlers through multiple social media platforms.

by | February 01, 2018 | 12:57

Several women said they reported his abuse to coaches, trainers and adults at USA Gymnastics and Michigan State. The reach of Nassar's abuse across a huge swath of the gymnastics world has led to a criminal investigation of the Karolyi Ranch, where some athletes say they were abused.