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by | March 19, 2018 | 16:41

Sunday's interview comes on the eve of the crown prince's two-week visit to the U.S., which begins on Monday, and as part of a Saudi public relations effort to win over the American public, several political analysts have said. I would ask your viewers to use their smart phones to find out. "I spend at least 51 percent on people and 49 on myself". Fighting between the Huthi movement, supported by Iran, and Yemeni government forces, backed by the Saudis and the UAE, has claimed almost ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:26

It is understood that the threats have been made across the country, including in London and Northumbria. Northumbria police said more than 35 schools in its region had received emails threatening to detonate a bomb unless money was handed over.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:24

According to central election commission data with 99.8 percent of ballots counted, Putin took 76.67 percent of the vote, well ahead of his nearest competitor Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who was on 11.79 percent. "This is a huge event for the country - electing Russia's president". More than 55.4 mln people voted for Putin, while over 8.54 mln supported Grudinin and around 4.1 mln voted in Zhirinovsky's favor.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:19

Under the new plan the administration will also enhance monitoring programs for state prescriptions with the aim of reducing opioid prescriptions by one third over the next three years. The roll out of the plan will be the latest White House action aimed at addressing a U.S. drug abuse crisis that is causing thousands of overdose deaths a year.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:12

However, she allegedly refused to hand it over, sparking the heated argument. They said the boy grabbed a gun on Saturday afternoon after his sister would not give up the controller . Sheriff Cantrell says this is an ongoing investigation and a first of its kind for him to work. His parents have yet to release a statement as well.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:13

Russia's central election commission says its website was the target of an unsuccessful hacking attempt during Sunday's presidential election. Mentioning Putin in the context of Sergei Skripal's poisoning "is nothing but shocking and unforgiveable behaviour from the point of view of diplomacy", Peskov said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:21

A witness reportedly told the Sun that the telly icon became "agitated" when a police officer escorted him into the back of their vehicle. Ant McPartlin has been arrested by police following a reported "drink-driving crash" that lead to a girl aged 3 visiting hospital.

by | March 19, 2018 | 14:54

Judge Shivpal Singh pronounced the judgment in which a total of 19 accused were convicted, while 12 were acquitted. Besides Prasad, former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra and 29 people, including former IAS officers and some officials are also accused in the case.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:51

The application read by Nitin Gadkari reads, "As Shri Kejriwal has acknowledged that complainant was hurt on account of unverified allegations and expressed regret, in the larger public interest and interest of the nation, the complainant does not wish to pursue the defamation case ".

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:37

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called for an end to North Korea's controversial nuclear program and for the non-militarization of the contested waters of the South China Sea. "If we secure a good agreement, this would be, as one of our colleagues said this morning, an antithesis of protectionism , it would ensure, on the back of the TPP-11, that the Indo-Pacific continues to be the fulcrum of open and free trade", Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:28

In New South Wales, some residents were evacuated from Tathra to nearby Bega, while others were told it was too unsafe for them to move. Assessment teams are due to arrive in the area on early Monday to inspect properties and confirm the damage.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:23

Iran watchers, analysts, administration officials and diplomats say they're fairly sure they know how "it is going to go". However Senator Bob Corker told CBS's "Face The Nation" on Sunday that he thinks Europe will fail to clinch a new arrangement with Iran and that Trump will finally withdraw the United States from the deal.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:11

The move was condemned by Russian officials as a "blatant violation of worldwide law". "Four years will have passed on 18 March 2014 since the violations of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity committed by the Russian Federation, which illegally annexed the Crimean Peninsula and launched military aggression in the east of Ukraine".

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:10

Myanmar has vehemently denied the allegations, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya militants in late August. "Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addressed the matter comprehensively at some considerable length herself". Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak ramped up pressure on her Saturday when he said the Rohingya issue could threaten regional security. Asean and Australia are doing their best to help Myanmar re-establish stability and tranquillity in its Rakhine state, while keeping an ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:55

Choe Kang-Il, deputy director-general for North American affairs at the North's foreign ministry, headed to Finland on March 18 for semiofficial talks with the US and South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported. Choe Kang-il, deputy director-general for North American affairs at the North Korean foreign ministry, was spotted in Beijing Sunday on his way to Finland.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:16

For the first time in almost seven years, the 'Noles are dancing in the Sweet 16. FSU basketball waited all year to exact revenge on Xavier for the whipping they have the Noles last season and wasted no time jumping out on them with an 8-2 run to start the game.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:11

Before that, a storm dropped heavy, wet snow in areas west of Interstate 95 and left one person dead in NY state. This rain/snow event is not expected to produce much accumulation. High temperatures will stay in the low 40s through Wednesday and Thursday which will both be partly sunny, the National Weather Service says. The weather service also said the eastern coast of MA may be vulnerable to flooding early Thursday morning.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:53

On hearing the information, Putin reportedly told his security officials to prepare to shoot down the plane. "I asked: 'what are you suggesting?' and the answer was the one I expected: shoot it down in line with the contingency plans for such situations", Putin said , quoting his conversation with FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:47

The Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Friday night that Ri and Wallstrom planned to meet again Saturday and a summary of their discussions would be provided afterward. Sweden is now a non-permanent member of the Security Council. If North Korea agrees to the talks, they would be the first North-South contact since a South Korean delegation returned from a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month and a chance for North Korea to break its silence on promised engagements with the ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:47

Turkey and its Syrian Arab rebel allies have waged a almost two-month offensive on the Afrin enclave, which is held by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). President Assad with the heroes of Syrian Arab Army at the frontlines in Eastern Ghouta, SANA reported. Tens of thousands of residents have fled the southern pocket of eastern Ghouta.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:11

Zafirakou teaches in one of the poorest communities in England. She has learned greetings in numerous pupils' 35 languages including Gujarati and Tamil to welcome parents. Ms Zafirakou was feted by an audience of more than 2,000 education, entertainment, business and government leaders in a lavish ceremony at Atlantis, The Palm hosted by South African comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah .

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:12

She said the motion can not be brought to the House if it is not in order and adjourned the House till Monday. Since March 5, when Parliament had reassembled for the budget session after recess, the Lok Sabha has seen disruptions on a daily basis.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:33

India is Uber's largest overseas market. "Soon, we are planning to meet Transport Minister P. Mahender Reddy, top officials of the Transport department and cab aggregators to submit a representation of our demands", said Satti Reddy, general secretary, Telangana Cab Owners Association.

by | March 19, 2018 | 09:29

It's not clear if Sunday's explosion is related to the previous events. The devices, which officials have identified as pipe bombs, have reportedly killed two people: Anthony Stephan House , a senior project manager at Texas Quarries, and Draylen Mason, a talented 17-year-old musician who was recently accepted to the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.

by | March 19, 2018 | 07:00

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told TASS on Friday that Moscow had taken all decisions on response measures and would inform London about them soon. The British Council has also fallen victim to the escalating tensions, with Moscow on Saturday withdrawing its permission for the cultural institute to open a location in St.