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by | March 25, 2018 | 02:37

Prime Minister Theresa May says that when confronted by the news that former Russian spy Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter, Yulia were poisoned with a specific nerve agent , the Russian government had no explanation, says USA Today .

by | March 25, 2018 | 02:05

Andy Robertson feels Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah is "playing as well as anyone in the world" at the moment but admits he needs to do for it for a longer period before justifying comparisons to Lionel Messi . One day later, a resurgent Ronaldo also netted four goals to steer Real Madrid to a 6-3 La Liga win over Girona in a thrilling affair, continuing his prolific goal-scoring run of late as he continues to chase Barcelona's Messi and Salah.

by | March 25, 2018 | 02:02

The girl, who had suffered 90 per cent burn injuries was rushed to the Nagaon Civil Hospital, died late at night. Angry locals attacked Zakir Hussain's house in protest, while students of the girl's school and the All Assam Students Union (AASU) demanded arrest of the accused.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:39

Beijing considers Taiwan a province of China and is wary of any attempt for the self-ruled island to be officially recognized internationally. China "must strike back" at Washington with countermeasures after a USA official made a diplomatic visit to Taiwan this week, state-run media has reported.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:26

Asked about Kalin's comments, US Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert said: "Well, that's amusing, because no agreement has been reached". "We'll continue this process until we completely abolish this corridor", Erdogan said earlier this week, referring to a string of Kurdish-held town in northern Syria.

by | March 25, 2018 | 00:56

Facebook officials briefed staffers on various congressional committees on Thursday, but Business Insider has reported that numerous committees were unsatisfied with the answers they did receive, increasing the likelihood of marathon hearings for Zuckerberg soon.

by | March 24, 2018 | 23:56

A Soviet-era scientist claims to have sold a deadly nerve agent in the 1990s that Britain says poisoned an ex-spy and his daughter, classified documents obtained by a Russian investigative outlet have revealed. Russian intelligence learnt from the Alexander Litvinenko murder to devise a near ideal assassination method that has left British police still puzzled over how Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned.

by | March 24, 2018 | 23:44

The 47-page indictment, obtained by The Kansas City Star , alleges that the Schlitterbahn Kansas City water park and the designers of the 168-foot-tall Verrückt waterslide rushed the ride into use "in a spur-of-the-moment bid to impress producers" of cable TV show and lacked the technical expertise to properly design it.

by | March 24, 2018 | 23:06

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, however, termed the charge as "false", saying before casting their votes, the two MLAs realised they had made a "mistake" on the ballot paper, so they took another one for which "there is a provision in law". Advocate Ravi Verma Kumar, appearing for rebel MLAs argued that since election date was announced the petition seeking disqualification is fit for dismissal.

by | March 24, 2018 | 23:07

The public is invited to attend the memorial service for Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony on Wednesday at the York Expo Center's Memorial Hall from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. "We are terribly saddened for the loss suffered by the family, friends and fellow firefighters of Ivan and Zachary". However, the mayor informed everyone to keep an eye on the social media pages of the fire department for further updates.

by | March 24, 2018 | 22:42

The inevitable fall in demand from a full-blown trade war would spell trouble for all the economies supplying the United States and China. The government of China has announced it is considering enforcing duties on 128 USA products, including a 15 percent duty on US ethanol, in response to President Donald Trump's decision to impose respective 25 percent and 10 percent tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products.

by | March 24, 2018 | 22:39

The wire was originally inserted into Irving's knee as part of a surgical fix of his fractured patella in 2015. "While removal of the wire should relieve irritation it was causing in Irving's patellar tendon, the fractured patella has fully healed and Irving's knee has been found to be completely structurally sound", the team said in a statement.

by | March 24, 2018 | 22:13

The police investigation after Thursday's murder has confirmed that it was an honour killing . The man, Rajan (42), has been taken into custody and is being questioned, police said. However, what makes the entire incident grim is that the accused who allegedly stabbed the girl was her own father. Rajan, who was in an inebriated state, which he stabbed Athira several times with a kitchen knife.

by | March 24, 2018 | 22:01

The statement by Naidu comes hours after Shah sent a letter to him which said political considerations lead the TDP to quit the party instead of focusing on Andhra Pradesh development concerns. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday rebuffed the allegation levelled by the estranged ally Telugu Desam Party (TDP) against the Centre and called it bogus.

by | March 24, 2018 | 22:00

They went up a side set of stairs at the building in New Oxford Street, London , and were seen on the second floor - where Cambridge Analytica has its offices. and U.K.to testify before investigative committees regarding Facebook's role in the data breach. Nix was suspended this week following the Facebook revelations and a further media sting in which he boasts about entrapping politicians and secretly operating in elections around the world through shadowy front companies.

by | March 24, 2018 | 20:15

His only challenger is a little-known candidate who supports him. The suspected vehicle bomb, which also wounded at least four people, targeted the motorcade, the source said. However, analysts and diplomats say they have seen little evidence of new tactics that would clear North Sinai of the militants. A year later, Sisi ended Morsi's turbulent year in power and cracked down on the Islamist's supporters, with hundreds of people killed in weeks.

by | March 24, 2018 | 20:01

Some low-ranking leaders from a number of separatist outfits from Kashmir also attended the reception. A note verbale was sent to the Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday on the increasing incidents of harassment and intimidation with the diplomats of the Indian High Commission.

by | March 24, 2018 | 19:39

BST was introduced in 1916 during the First World War in a bid to save money. It meant agricultural work, which had fewer workers around after many farmhands joined the armed services, could go on later into the evening. Clocks should be put forward 60 minutes at 1am as the United Kingdom moves out of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The clocks don't go back again until the end of October so at least you won't have to face doing the same again for a good while.

by | March 24, 2018 | 19:25

A source told Page Six that the unnamed man O'Day talked about during the podcast could actually be rap mogul Russell Simmons , who has been accused of sexual misconduct, including rape, by more than a dozen women. In the song, O'Day sings the repeated line "I hate me for loving you, hate you for letting our love die". "She doesn't live a lavish life and can very rarely pick up a check at dinner".

by | March 24, 2018 | 19:14

India's information technology minister last week warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that the analytics firm improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target US voters. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has issued a public apology, admitting there had been a "major breach of trust". He said: "Please can I be absolutely clear: we did not use any GSR data in the work we did in the 2016 United States presidential election".

by | March 24, 2018 | 19:07

Unencumbered by traditional news conventions, they let their experiences and involvement drive their reporting, serving their school in the way they said they thought was best rather than following the professional rule book. Cohen said she can't escape the shootings. "I'm not a huge fan of arming teachers", said Tallahassee senior Justin Johnson, 18. "That just angers me - stuff like that", she said .

by | March 24, 2018 | 18:57

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said on Thursday that Trump would sign the spending bill because "it funds his priorities". "I'm not going to do it again". The bill also left out a solution for DACA recipients. Another $15 million goes to study "high obesity counties" and an increase of $5 million for the CDC program that seeks to "address obesity in counties" by leveraging "the community extension services provided by land grant universities who are mandated to ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 18:47

Tariffs on electronics and other high-tech goods portends both potentially higher prices for consumers as well as assemblers, and would also likely encourage at least some Silicon Valley tech companies to move their manufacturing and assembly work out of China to other countries and possibly even on-shored back to the U.S.

by | March 24, 2018 | 18:28

Yasmin Mohammed Zahid was arrested in Delhi July 30, 2016, when she on her way to leave for Afghanistan with her child. Later the case was shifted from Kerala Police to NIA. Hailing from Saudi Arabia, Yasmin came to Kerala five years ago with her husband Syed Ahmad. She was also planning to go with them to Afghanistan but could not manage to get a passport for her three year old son.

by | March 24, 2018 | 18:09

Turkey, which on Sunday stormed the northern Syrian town of Afrin after a two-month offensive against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, has repeatedly threatened to push its operations further east to Manbij where USA troops are stationed. Erdogan said he discussed the latest developments in Syria with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.