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by | March 04, 2018 | 11:53

Walking away from Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union party is, however, not without risks for the SPD - especially if the veteran leader keeps to her preferred option of calling snap elections as opposed to pursuing a never-before-tried minority government.

by | March 04, 2018 | 11:47

It is better that what the Congress managed to achieve in 1988, when it was at its peak nationally under Rajiv Gandhi and managed to defeat the Left in Tripura . While Neiphiu Rio-led NDPP-BJP alliance is within sniffing distance of victory now, the situation has taken an amusing turn as incumbent chief minister and NPF leader TR Zeliang has hinted at a continuance of his party's alliance with BJP.

by | March 04, 2018 | 11:48

Three people were partially buried including one resort employee, Mammoth officials said , but all three were able to free themselves without injury. All skiing and riding operations had been suspended earlier in the day after a snowboarder, missing since the previous afternoon, was found dead. A major storm front packing high winds and dropping from four to six feet of snow is now hitting the Sierra Nevada mountains.

by | March 04, 2018 | 10:35

According to Putin, the weapons include a nuclear-powered cruise missile, a nuclear-powered underwater drone and a new hypersonic missile . New START was meant to be just that - a new start for the relationship between Russian Federation and America, as well as for global nonproliferation efforts.

by | March 04, 2018 | 10:35

His comments came as the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on February 27 expressed deep concerns over Iran's growing ballistic missile programme. Jazayeri said U.S. criticism of Iran's missile programme is driven by their failures and defeats in the region. "The condition for negotiating Iran's missiles is the destruction of the nuclear weapons and long-range missiles of the United States and Europe", Iranian Armed Forces spokesman Masoud Jazayeri was quoted by the state news ...

by | March 04, 2018 | 10:14

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched senior officials for the occasion, including Kim Yo Jong, his younger sister and first vice director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. There was no known interaction between the North and the U.S. during the Games and Washington last week imposed what Trump described as the "heaviest ever" sanctions on the isolated regime.

by | March 04, 2018 | 10:03

These include the 300-foot (90-metre) yacht Equanimity , reportedly worth some $250 million, which U.S. officials said was bought by a financier known as Jho Low, an unofficial adviser to 1MDB. He and the fund have denied any wrongdoing. Indonesian police received a letter from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on February 21, requesting help to enforce a court order to trace the yacht.

by | March 04, 2018 | 10:06

The undersized 280-pound defensive tackle is one of the top players in this year's NFL Draft, though this heart condition certainly jeopardizes his playing future. ESPN draft guru Todd McShay has Hurst going to the Cowboys at No. 19 in his most recent mock draft published on February 6. Utah's defensive lineman Star Lotulelei had a similar diagnosis in 2013 but was later cleared for the combine.

by | March 04, 2018 | 09:34

Riyadh and Cairo share strong ties reinforced since Sisi took the office in 2014. "The signature of the representative of the Egyptian state on the maritime borders agreement between the governments of Egypt and Saudi Arabia is undoubtedly an act of sovereignty", the Supreme Court said in a statement, adding that approving the deal was down to Egypt's legislative body.

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:48

Trump raised eyebrows by suggesting law enforcement officers should be able to confiscate a person's weapons without a court order, saying, "Take the guns first, go through due process second". Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro referred to Trump's comments as a "betrayal", arguing the right would have lost its mind had similar statements been made by former USA president Barack Obama .

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:39

In addition, a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics violation "took place under Jeffcoat's watch", a school statement read, but it did not disclose the details of the violation due to the ongoing investigation. The student in question, Cherokee Trail High School senior Gavin Bell told KCNC-TV reporters he thought his dreams of playing baseball at Texas Wesleyan "had gone up in smoke".

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:27

The student, James Eric Davis Jr . shot his parents upon their arrival to pick him up for spring break, according to police reports. Two people were shot dead Friday on the campus of a university in the USA state of MI, setting off a manhunt for the suspected gunman.

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:06

So here's what you need to know: Prosecutors say Salman signed a statement saying she knew what her husband was doing when he left for Orlando. During an appearance on the Morning Joe program on MSNBC on Thursday, she said a bill she sponsored, the Gun Violence Research Act, would overturn the 1996 Dickey Amendment, which mandates, "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be used to advocate or promote gun ...

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:44

Unseasonal rain in Dubai delayed the start of the Pouille-Krajinovic semi for half an hour. At the end of February, he reached the finals at the Open 13, falling in a three set tough match to rising Russian star Karen Khachanov. I tried to recover the most, I had to get ready today. I decided with my team to play for more points. Returning in the ninth game, the Spaniard slotted a forehand cross-court victor and then did the same with his double-handed backhand.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:28

The service says seas could top 15.5 feet (4.7 meters) at a tidal gauge in Boston Harbor, but it is anticipating a high tide of 14.5 feet (4.4 meters) to 15.1 feet (4.6 meters) in the harbor. All seven people reported dead during the storm were killed by falling trees, ABC News reported. High wind warnings were in effect along nearly the entire Interstate 95 urban corridor from Boston to Washington D.C., with the threat of wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour.

by | March 04, 2018 | 03:37

Kumar told NDTV the tiger is a seven-year-old called Matkasur, who had marked the water as his territory. In the video, Tiger first chases a sloth bear but after some moments the bear decides to fight with the striped predator. "The tiger was roaring, it was a severe fight". The result was an almighty 15-minute tussle which saw the two animals charging at each other in an attempt to show the other's who's boss, with both receiving serious injuries in the process.

by | March 04, 2018 | 03:07

Beth Brotherton with the district said the Middle School Alternative Program (MSAP) students were found in possession of a gun at the high school's bus loop this afternoon while waiting to catch their bus home. They encourage everyone to report any threats or suspicious activity to the department at 480-782-4000. The sheriff's office also took the opportunity to remind the public that they have no tolerance for school threats.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:36

Berlusconi can not hold office owing to a tax fraud conviction. As Italian political leaders wound up their election campaigning, Premier Paolo Gentiloni had some good news to tweet. Founded in 2009, the Five Star Movement has drawn support from Italians disillusioned with traditional parties. He was spared from jail because of his age, but he spent time under house arrest and performed community service for a year at a retirement home.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:37

Outside China, there are other factors that will act as a combined bulwark against the asymmetrical Chinese dream of Xi Jinping: changing power equations in Indo-Pacific and India's own emergence as a soft but strong economic power in the region with a greater global engagement and positive role in world affairs.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:38

And he called on "European citizens to say no to the deployment on their territory of the most powerful weapon of mass destruction possessed by the one and only state which has already used it", referring to the two atomic bombs the USA dropped on Japan to end World War II.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:20

In Boston and nearby coastal communities, storm surges and high tides sent seawater in the streets, the second floods there this year. In January, a powerful storm drove tides in MA to their highest ever, flooding parts of Boston as well as its northern and southern suburbs.

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:07

The rest of the region could see two to four inches of rain. Weather forecasters urged people to avoid driving through flood waters or heading to the coast to watch the flooding , flagging reports of stranded motorists. By Friday , 29 arrivals and 19 departures had been canceled . A major nor'easter was starting to slam the East Coast with heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:41

The source added that the insurgents, moving in gun trucks and motorcycles, infiltrated the town and attacked a military base and a displaced persons' camp. "The two others who were killed were working for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Humanitarian workers should never be a target", she added .

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:04

The Thai star briefly led the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship after 10 holes of his second round at the Club Golf de Chapultepec but found himself on the bogey train with three dropped shots over his last eight holes. "Even though I missed the cuts, I knew I was playing well". "And I proved to myself that I can roll it, so I'll just do the same things that I've been doing".

by | March 03, 2018 | 23:11

Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate in front of a cut-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after learning of the initial poll results of Tripura state assembly elections , in Agartala , March 3, 2018. The Prime Minister said his party will not leave any stone unturned in transforming Tripura. "The BJP will form the government in Nagaland with the help of other parties", he told PTI here.