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by | February 08, 2018 | 19:37

The airstrikes are part of an onslaught that has stretched on since Monday , NPR's Ruth Sherlock reports from Beirut. Tuesday's deaths included 19 children and 20 women, SOHR said. Syria remains locked in a devastating conflict that began in 2011, when the Assad regime cracked down on demonstrators with disproportionate force and unexpected ferocity.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:29

A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety using footage of drivers found that more drivers are too exhausted when they get behind the wheel, boosting the chances of crashes. "As many Americans struggle to balance their busy schedules, missing a few hours of sleep each day can often seem harmless", AAA spokeswoman Jenifer Moore said in a news release.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:14

Thankfully he was never in any distress as one of our own Lt.'s happen to be there off duty and assessed the situation. An off-duty lieutenant happened to be eating dinner at the at the Beef "O" Brady's restaurant when he noticed the boy was stuck inside.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:08

North Korea has managed to dominate the run-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics - first by just deciding to participate, then by sending a 550 person delegation, and now by staging a massive military parade on the eve of the Games opening ceremonies.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:08

That means as many as 100 Democratic votes may be needed to get it through the House. Before then, it's not - never was - worth taking the whole of Washington hostage over. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he and McConnell "worked well together for the good of the American people". "We'll cross that bridge when we get to it", Huizenga said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:53

Kim Jong-il seemed to be very fond of this daughter. In 2016, South Korea's former spy chief said Kim Yo-jong was seen "abusing power", punishing propaganda department executives for "minor mistakes". "North Korea can have a better future than the militaristic path, the path of provocation and confrontation that it's on". The North Korean leader addressed his people, urging them to remain vigilant against the U.S.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:55

The inter-government agreement for buying 36 Rafale fighters was signed between the two nations on 23 September, 2016, after being agreed upon during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France in April 2015. 670cr. Sitharaman said she can not reveal the details of the agreement for 36 jets citing it as "classified information". BJP answered that they had "conveniently forgotten" that UPA government in 2012 had declared Rafale the "lowest bidder".

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:47

More than 10,000 troops trained for the parade at a military airfield for several weeks and residents had practiced in plazas around the North Korean capital with bouquets of plastic flowers to spell out slogans during the parade. Kim Yo Jong will be part of a North Korean delegation led by the country's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. It's unclear whether any member of the North Korean government delegation will hold talks with U.S.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:34

Ramaphosa says this is a challenging time for our country but that he and Zuma are aware that people want and deserve closure. This will enable President Zuma and myself to conclude our discussions and report back to our organisation and the country in the coming days.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:01

However, Pakistan and its terrorists are creating trouble for India everyday", the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said. "But you spent the entire time singing songs in praise of one family forgetting the country". "He is right in talking about the Congress party, but this is not the place to raise it". Before Rahul, other members of the family who occupied the post of Congress president were Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Sonia.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:00

Before the deal was announced , the House passed a partisan bill that would fund government for six weeks and the military through the remainder of fiscal year 2018. House Minority Leader Pelosi was interrupted in the middle of a three hour speech on the House floor by McConnell's announcement. But that bill was thought to be largely dead on arrival since the Senate would negotiate its own deal, which the House would eventually accept.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:48

Trump came out in support of the deal reached by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., emphasizing the benefit to "our great Military" because it would lift tight spending caps known as the "sequester" that have been in place since 2011.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:46

The spokesman, however, clarified that the intent of preliminary examination is to determine whether there is a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation, and is different from the preliminary investigation. An opposition senator and a congressman, who joined in filing the ICC complaint past year, has said that Duterte's "shoot to kill" order has become part of the president's "national policy".

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:40

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly changed his tune in response to revelations that Staff Secretary Rob Porter had been accused by two of his ex-wives of domestic violence-but his initial reaction, defending him, mirrors a trend throughout President Donald Trump's administration.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:29

Rippon's comments inspired Pence's press secretary Alyssa Farah to send a rebuttal, claiming "Rippon's accusation is totally false and has no basis in fact", adding that the vice president "will be enthusiastically supporting all the USA athletes competing next month in Pyeongchang".

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:21

The BJP today called for a thorough inquiry into the terror attack in SMHS hospital in Srinagar , saying Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI has evolved a new strategy of freeing terrorists from police custody. "Naveed himself snatched a weapon and fired and finally fled away along with handcuffs weighing more than 2 kilograms", a senior police officer said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:17

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a bipartisan two-year budget agreement Wednesday that would provide almost $300 billion more for defense and non-defense spending, a step likely to avert a Friday government shutdown and end a months-long impasse on spending priorities.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:00

Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday Washington would stand with its allies and not waver from its goal of denuclearizing North Korea , reports. "The Vice President will remind the world that everything the North Koreans do at the Olympics is a charade to cover up the fact that they are the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet", the aide told Axios, adding that "at every opportunity, the VP will point out the reality of the oppression in North Korea by a regime that ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:42

Martinez, 36, and his partner were seriously injured while on duty conducting routine checks of culverts about 12 miles east of Van Horn, Texas, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The manner of Martinez's death is still "undetermined". Martinez's unnamed partner, who was also injured that night while they were both on patrol, told investigators that he doesn't remember what happened.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:44

Snow accumulations confined to hills in the north at first, but perhaps increasingly a risk of a covering at lower-levels later in the day. Snow, sleet and hail showers are expected between Midnight and 12pm on Friday, February 9, which could cause major issues for commuters.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:26

Now, couples in a registered domestic partnership will have equivalent rights to married heterosexual couples, including the right to take medical decisions on behalf of one's partner. Worldwide human rights groups said the new legislation contradicts part of Bermuda's constitution that guarantees freedom from discrimination. Bermudas same-sex marriage row went as far as the UK House of Commons.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:21

If approved, the deal would fund the government for the next two years. The budget plan, agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer, demonstrates that both big business parties agree on military escalation and further attacks on immigrant rights.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:10

Pence will meet Friday morning with North Korean defectors as he pays respects at the Cheonan Memorial in Seoul , which honors 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 boat sinking attributed to the North. It will also include the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. Hinting at more engagement with Pyongyang, Seoul said it would be open to discussing resuming tours to North Korea's Mount Kumgang once the security of tourists was guaranteed and conditions relating to ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:08

To that end, US Vice President Mike Pence announced on Wednesday the "toughest and most aggressive" round of sanctions targeting North Korea yet over its nuclear program. Kim has taken a more conciliatory tone in 2018, calling for detente with the South Koreans and accepting an invitation for his country to participate in what is being billed as the "peace Olympics".

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:51

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