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by | March 01, 2018 | 02:24

Following the reference made to it on February 20 on the quorum needed to extend the State of Emergency , the Supreme Court said that though Article 87 (b) creates an exception to this rule 'for matters requiring compliance by citizens, ' it should be seen in the light of Section 38 of the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure, which elaborates on Article 87 (b) and defines matters requiring compliance by the citizens.

by | February 26, 2018 | 15:09

Organizers say not only does it raise money for a great cause, but it's an event they look forward to all year long. "We are always overwhelmed by the amount of support we receive at the Polar Plunge", said Carolyn Chamberlin, President and CEO of Special Olympics Nebraska.

by | February 26, 2018 | 15:07

Sitting two seats along from him was General Vincent Brooks, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea . Mr. Kim himself used his annual televised New Year's address to wish for the games' success and announce the North's plan to participate. It said that the North's nuclear weapons are not aimed at the South in any way and that it makes no sense to pay such a dear price to build up intercontinental ballistic missiles to subdue the South that is such a short distance away.

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:26

The new USA sanctions target more than 50 shipping companies, vessels, and firms linked to North Korea . Kim led an eight-member delegation that crossed the Demilitarized Zone into the South early Sunday. "President Moon pointed out that US-North Korea dialogue must be held at an early date even for an improvement in the South-North Korea relationship and the fundamental resolution of Korean Peninsula issues", a South Korean government official said in the report.

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:20

On Monday, the Iraqi court sentenced another Turkish woman to death over membership in the terrorist group while handing down life sentences to 10 more women of various nationalities. All foreigners, including women who committed " crimes " against the people of Iraq " directly or through support " of terrorist groups will stand trial in accordance with Iraqi law, government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said earlier this week.

by | February 26, 2018 | 13:01

Yahoo says it reached out to all schools listed in the documents, and none would comment. VanVleet is one of numerous current and former college and professional players listed in the report . The NCAA president watched the uncovering of corruption spread across college basketball Friday and said the reports, if true, represent "systematic failures" in college sports.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:33

And after a 2-2 draw saw Norway edge France on a tie-break - thanks to a quicker combined time of 0.21 seconds - the nation celebrated its 38th medal of the Games, seeing them surpass the US' record medal-haul (37 at Vancouver 2010) at a Winter Olympics.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:16

Sunday's closing ceremony was attended by Moon, the North Korean delegation, and US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump , among other dignitaries. The US on Sunday said talks with North Korea could lead to a "brighter path" for the isolated regime but cautioned any dialogue must result in its denuclearization.

by | February 26, 2018 | 12:03

Tensions between the two soared a year ago as Pyongyang tested missiles capable of reaching the US mainland and its most powerful nuclear device to date, while Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump traded personal insults and threats of war.

by | February 26, 2018 | 11:44

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.86, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.89. About 251,774 shares traded. It is down 7.92% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral" on Friday, July 29. On Thursday, September 21 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight".

by | February 26, 2018 | 10:13

Saturday by what was thought to be a tornado in the Dot community, said Logan County Coroner Mary Givens. The Henderson Fire Department in Simpson County reported on Facebook Sunday morning a body was recovered from a auto submerged in a ditch after warning people just hours before that many roads were unsafe due to flooding.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:58

The battle between Feinstein and de Leon underscores Democratic Party tensions still simmering after the 2016 election. Democratic activists were more eager to back her primary challenger, state Senate leader Kevin de Leon , who is touting himself as a fresh face with stronger progressive credentials, particularly on immigration.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:45

Officials from both Seoul and Washington had already said there would be no meeting between Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump - who is travelling with Korea specialists from the USA administration and White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.

by | February 26, 2018 | 09:17

The phenomenon hit at a depth of 10km at roughly 4am local time (6pm GMT). Japan's quake occurred some 78 miles from Honshu off the island's east coast but was felt in several cities including Tokyo and Fukushima. More concerning was any heavy masonry used in industrial construction, he said. The Geological Survey website had 19 reports of people feeling the quake, including some saying the shaking was violent.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:42

Such a statement was the first time North Korea officially expressed willingness to have talks with the USA, just hours after it accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with a series of increasingly tough worldwide sanctions slapped on Pyongyang for its illicit weapons programs or more time to develop those weapons.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:25

On Saturday, officers found what is believed to be the head of the woman inside a suitcase in a residence in Osaka's Nishinari Ward. Last week, police arrested Bayraktar in connection with the disappearance of the woman, a resident of Sanda City, Hyogo Prefecture, who was last seen earlier this month.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:23

Pepperell was three shots clear with four holes remaining, but a bogey at the par-four 15th narrowed the gap. Pepperell entered the day a shot off the lead but a birdie on the first gave him a share - further gains on the fifth, seventh and tenth had him two ahead.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:15

He brought up the concept during an emotional listening session at the White House this week, and gave it a full-throated endorsement while speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference . Plus, students are informed that if they see something suspicious or concerning to say something to an adult. However popular the president's proposals may be with his opponents however, they could also potentially be unconstitutional.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:18

He added that Peterson resigned after being suspended without pay. CNN reported earlier this weekend that Coral Springs sources said police officers from Coral Springs arrived at the site of the shooting and were dismayed to find three other Broward County Sheriff's deputies, in addition to Peterson, had not entered the school.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:10

This was understandably to polarise the crucial Hindu votes in favour of the BJP, which was facing a huge anti-incumbency in Modi's home state. The Prime Minister, attired in a spotless white Kurta-pajama, drove straight to the Aurobindo Ashram.

by | February 26, 2018 | 07:16

Israel has permitted local fisherman to use boats in a designated area of water close to the Gaza coast. The union and his family named the dead man as 18-year-old Ismail Saleh Abu Reyala. Fishing is one of the biggest industries in the Gaza Strip, a coastal enclave of nearly 2 million inhabitants. The Gaza Strip's border with Egypt has also been largely closed in recent years.

by | February 26, 2018 | 05:39

A slew of other companies - including United Airlines , Delta Air Lines , MetLife Insurance Co., Hertz and Best Western - have followed suit, announcing plans to terminate special discounts and benefits for NRA members. "They have influence over what the rest of us believe is "cool" and have a lifetime of discretionary spending ahead of them", he added. The backlash of 5 million NRA members plus the majority of Americans who favor the second amendment will hurt Hertz much ...

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:44

Two car-bomb attacks have killed at least 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials say. "I present my deepest condolences to the families of the victims of this senseless attack, which was aimed at creating terror among the population", Madeira said in a statement issued in Mogadishu.

by | February 26, 2018 | 02:33

The first attack took place near the revered Chrar-e-Shareef shrine in Budgam district of central Kashmir, a police spokesman said . Intelligence agencies have also informed security forces that there are armed terrorists waiting to enter the state from across the LoC to carry out attacks on security and government installations.

by | February 26, 2018 | 01:30

Police for the English city of Leicester say they are responding to a "major incident" after receiving reports of an explosion Sunday. Another neighbor said "there was an terrible lot of smoke", Sky News reported . She said that it was worrying being so close to the explosion and she hoped the authorities would determine its cause. Later it said the blast was being investigated with the fire service.