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by | August 28, 2017 | 00:37

Also removed was revenue minister R.B. Udayakumar. Trichy: Annoyed by the "relentless nuisance" unleashed by party deputy general secretary T T V Dhinakaran and his supporters against the government, Kunnam MLA (Perambalur) R T Ramachandran has said it is better to dissolve the AIADMK-led government and face an assembly election.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:37

He did not say how long the transitional period would be - only that it would be "as short as possible, but as long as is necessary". But Labour's new policy is that if it was in Government, it would attempt to negotiate a fresh deal on immigration and freedom of movement following intense negotiations by key party figures - an aim critics say is unrealistic and certain to fail.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:36

The Myanmar government said it has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in north-western Rakhine state as thousands more Rohingya Muslims sought to flee across the border to Bangladesh yesterday. They have spoken of their fear at being trapped in between security forces and the militants, who are accused of conducting a shadowy assassination campaign against perceived collaborators with the state.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:34

The New York Air National Guard is heading to Texas and Louisiana to respond to Hurricane Harvey . The Red Cross trains and mobilizes more than 5,300 volunteers who support the delivery of services throughout the state. "This is a city that trains for this kind of event, plans for this kind of event, and unfortunately we've also had some experience with these kinds of events, so we're ready", Adler said.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:32

In a statement, the Charlottesville Police announced that the toll of injured persons in the auto attack on a crowd of anti-racist counter-demonstrators has been raised to 35. One of the men has been identified as an imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, and one of the men is still at large. Charlottesville and Virginia State police were widely criticized for not making arrests or even taking actions on violence in their presence.

by | August 27, 2017 | 06:32

Hahn says the Port of Brownsville reopened Saturday morning and they haven't yet been able to assess the Port of Victoria. "This was a great effort between our Coast Guard aircrews and Signet Constellation's crew in very risky conditions". The residents were sent to a hospital in Corpus Christi where they were reportedly in good condition. Coast Guard Port Captains have set "Port Condition ZULU" for ports of Houston, Texas City, Galveston, Freeport and Corpus Christi, meaning no further ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 06:19

The Americans met with Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, as well as with officials from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Qatar during the trip. A US delegation led by Jared Kushner had a "productive" meeting with the Palestinian Authority on how to begin Middle East peace talks, the State Department said Friday, though some Palestinian officials expressed frustration that the USA still has not committed to a two-state solution.

by | August 27, 2017 | 06:14

Turkey's Western allies fear that sweeping new powers Erdogan won in a tightly fought referendum in April are pushing Turkey away from democratic values. Mr Robinson's family wrote a letter to the Prime Minister, calling on her to intervene despite any "geopolitical interests" Britain might have in not offending Turkey.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:57

Acting on the rising number of accidents, Prabhu had got a rail safety fund worth Rs 1 lakh crore approved from the finance ministry. In fact, party sources said it is not clear if Prabhu would be in or out of the Cabinet, in case of a reshuffle.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:51

Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt acquired 76,107 shares as Intl Business Machines Corp ( IBM)'s stock declined 15.88%. Horan Securities Inc. now owns 936 shares of the technology company's stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 837 shares during the last quarter.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:49

Last year, Saudi Arabia also executed prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr after accusing the religious leader of working as an agent of Tehran. The border has been shut for most of the past three decades to all travellers except Iraqi Muslim pilgrims heading to and from Mecca in western Saudi Arabia.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:48

Jared Kushner has spent eight months as his father-in-law's point person in the Middle East , relying primarily on one envoy, former Trump Organization lawyer Jason Greenblatt, to do the diplomatic heavy lifting in the region. Among the complaints is that Kushner won't publicly commit to a two-state solution in which Israel and an independent Palestine would exist side-by-side.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:42

Several unname people with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC that Mueller's team has asked for documents and testimony from firms who assisted Manafort's lobbying campaign, which ran from 2012 to 2014. Three others worked in Europe, according to the executive. He told them they were seeking details about an global project helmed by Manafort from 2012 to 2014 that included foreign lobbying.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:52

He said dera chief wanted to go in private vehicle, but since he was arrested, he was took away in police vehicle. The Court today also asked the two States whether there will be a "complete sensitization of Dera Sacha Sauda ". At least 28 people were killed and more than 250 injured in the violence that left a trail of destruction and vandalism. Advisories from from Punjab and Haryana on incendiary and highly combustible material like petrol and diesel being stored on rooftops were ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:54

The opposition parties agreed that Korea-China relations must not be allowed to deteriorate and more must be done to go forward. Calling for a "substantive" relationship is being interpreted as the Moon administration's call for China to actively cooperate on resolving the North Korea nuclear issue.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:26

They are the first known missile firings since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected. China's commerce ministry late on Friday banned North Korean individuals and enterprises from doing new business in China, in line with United Nations Security Council sanctions passed earlier this month.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:27

The launches coincide with joint exercises between the US and South Korean militaries, exercises that North Korea always strongly protests because it considers them preparation for an invasion. "The military is keeping a tight surveillance over the North to cope with further provocations", the ministry added. The North routinely says it will never give up its weapons programmes, saying they are necessary to counter perceived US hostility.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:21

Centre-back Kasim Adams Nuhu scored into his own net in their Champions League playoff defeat to CSKA Moscow, but will hope for better fortunes when his Young Boys side play in Group B alongside Dynamo Kiev, Partisan Belgrade and Skenderbeu KF of Albania.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:17

According to the ED, BBM messages were exchanged between Qureshi and some people accused in criminal cases and "also the persons who wanted to seek undue favors from the other investigating agencies of Govt.by getting them off the hook". The Indian Express earlier reported that Qureshi exchanged several BBM ( Blackberry Messenger) messages with Singh. A statement issued by the ED said: "Qureshi has extorted crores of rupees from a businessman from Hyderabad in lieu of the help provided".

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:17

South Korean President Moon Jae-in did not participate in the meeting and his office didn't immediately provide further details. South Korean military officials are now gathering intel to determine the type of missiles used. Tillerson called North Korea's "restraint" pleasing and said it could open a pathway for dialogue in the near future. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this week credited the North with showing restraint by not launching a missile since the July ICBM test.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:15

Ticket sales were initially strong - more than 150,000 attended the first film's premiere - but reportedly flagged after the CBI went public with accusations that Singh had been organising "mass castrations" of his followers since at least 2000.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:03

Rates on those bills - which mature around the time the Treasury would be expected to run out of money unless there's a debt limit increase - began rising Wednesday , one day after Trump threatened to shut down the government over funding for a wall on the U.S.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:00

The president attacked McConnell and Ryan in one pair for tweets for not raising the debt ceiling, and singled out McConnell in another tweet for not being able to pass health care reform. "We're still committed to making sure that gets raised". "I think that we are in great shape having General Kelly sitting next to the president throughout this process, and probably no better chief of staff for the president during the hurricane season", she said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:59

South Korea's Yonhap news agency said it may have been a ballistic missile, without citing a source. Three North Korea short range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday in the North's latest weapons test amid a rapid expansion of its nuclear weapons and missile program, USA military officials said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:51

Saudi authorities say more than two million Muslims are expected to participate in this year's hajj، which starts next week. The overall figure represents an increase of 33 per cent (350,531) when compared with the same period a year ago, the report added.