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by | March 29, 2018 | 04:19

Dr. Abiy won the post winning 108 votes of the council and Demeke Mekonnen who has been serving as deputy's prime minister has been appointed to assume the same role. Abiye, who hails from the Oromo ethnic group, will take over the government of Africa's second most populous country. The country is now under a state of emergency - the second in two years.

by | March 29, 2018 | 04:09

London, Durham, Cambridge and Suffolk are among the areas where schools have been affected. The NCA said that he was being held on "suspicion of making malicious communications relating to the threatening emails received". Others have said they do not believe there is any reason to close early, doubting the veracity of the threat. Meanwhile, police forces are also monitoring the situation.

by | March 29, 2018 | 03:50

A train believed to be carrying a senior North Korean delegation left the Chinese capital yesterday following a dramatic whirlwind visit that some reports said included the country's leader, Kim Jong-un. Diplomatic sources in Beijing said a senior North Korean official was in town, but did not know exactly who. Improving bilateral ties between North Korea and China would be a positive sign before the planned summits, he said.

by | March 29, 2018 | 03:33

Saudi Arabia's crown prince is expected to obtain investment capital during his visit to New York City, according to a report in CNBC. Norway has suspended arms exports to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia's coalition partner in Yemen, while the new German government says no weapons will be supplied to countries involved in the conflict.

by | March 29, 2018 | 03:27

Polish and U.S. officials unveiled on May 26 the first battery of United States surface-to-air Patriot-type missiles to be stationed on Polish soil, at the base just 60 kms (40 miles) from the Russian border. NATO Nations now using the Patriot include the US, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, and Spain. This month, Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of new nuclear weapons, saying they could hit nearly any point in the world and evade a US-built missile shield.

by | March 29, 2018 | 03:18

Brooke Richardson, an instructor in Ryerson University's early childhood education program, called the government announcement "welcome news" but also noted that the Liberal plan means many women hoping to find care for their young ones after a maternity leave ends won't qualify.

by | March 29, 2018 | 03:03

Started in 1991 in part through a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), certain Liberian nationals were eligible for DED, which allowed them to flee their country as a result of armed conflict and civil war and reside in the United States.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:50

The event will take place outside Parliament as the Labour MPs hold their scheduled weekly meeting. She said: 'I tell you that anti-Semitism is very real and it's alive in the Labour Party. CULC's statement follows recent criticism of the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, after Facebook posts appeared to show him questioning the removal of an allegedly anti-semitic mural .

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:41

Police say the incident started shortly before 10:30am Wednesday when the driver got into a physical altercation with a group of people. The driver then got into a van, rammed the vehicle into the group and sped off. Four suffered life-threatening injuries, KTVU-TV reported. One of the men died at a hospital a short time later, while three were in serious condition and a fourth was in fair condition.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:34

Mr Raj Shah , a spokesman for the White House , said on Monday that Mr Trump strongly, clearly and consistently denied the underlying claims. The White House press briefing may field questions Monday about Stormy Daniels " interview with CBS News " 60 Minutes' Sunday, as well as the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats from the United States and gun violence marches that swept the nation Saturday.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:29

The Prime Minister made a special mention of many retiring MPs and their contributions. The Prime Minister said that the Upper House, with senior Members, has a unique significance. Lauding the contribution of Prof PJ Kurien, who is also retiring, as Deputy chairman, the PM said, "everyone will remember Professor Kurien's smiling face, even when he is admonishing others".

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:21

Dealing with an issue that could affect elections across the country, Supreme Court justices wrestled Wednesday with how far states may go to craft electoral districts that give the majority party a huge political advantage. Gonzales rates the race to replace retiring Democratic Rep. Act I opened the first week of October when the nine justices heard arguments in a case testing whether there is any constitutional limit to partisan gerrymandering - the practice of drawing legislative ...

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:15

For the premiere, ABC offered back-to-back episodes of " Roseanne ". The reboot of the beloved comedy that ran on the network from 1988 to 1997 also notched a stellar 5.1 rating for the coveted 18 to 49 demo for Tuesday's back-to-back episodes.

by | March 29, 2018 | 01:53

The Swedish investigation was dropped in May past year, but Assange, who was on bail at the time when he walked into the embassy, faces arrest by the British authorities for breaching his bail terms should he step outside. Mr Assange responded to Mr Duncan's comment with a tweet. Assange claims the accusations were politically motivated and could lead to him being extradited to the United States to face imprisonment over WikiLeaks' publication of secret U.S.

by | March 29, 2018 | 01:34

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is being replaced, President Trump tweeted Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation and uncertainty about his fate. The next VA secretary is likely to favor a shift toward more private care, a goal at odds with numerous traditional veterans advocacy groups. But he enjoyed broad support from traditional veterans groups, which fear that more private sector care will lead to diminished resources for VAs 1,700 medical clinics and hospitals.

by | March 29, 2018 | 01:31

The mother of two children found dead inside a auto in Superior has been arrested on homicide charges, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office says. Superior Police and Pinal County Sheriff's officials gave few details about the circumstances leading up to the deaths at a press briefing Tuesday, but said Brittany Velasquez called 911 and evidence of foul play was found at the scene.

by | March 29, 2018 | 00:56

In a dramatic turn of events, the man accused of killing six men as they attended prayer in a Quebec City mosque past year has pleaded guilty to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder. "I've chose to plead guilty to all of the charges ... in order to prevent the families of the victims from having to relive" the horrors of the attack, said Bissonnette, who also faced six counts of attempted murder.

by | March 29, 2018 | 00:42

Juncker said the summit was one of "mixed feelings but not mixed messages", adding: "It was a good meeting because as this is the normal principle between big democracies, we were able to talk in all frankness and openness". President Erdogan has told supporters that the operation for Tal Rifat will start imminently. Ankara has agreed to buy air defence systems from Russian Federation and Moscow will also build Turkey's first nuclear power station.

by | March 29, 2018 | 00:37

Japan's Kyodo news agency reported the train's departure from a Beijing station on Tuesday (March 27), with the identity of its passengers still unconfirmed. The speculation over just who traveled by special train from North Korea to Beijing drew a swift reaction from Chinese censors. There were posts on Chinese social media talking about the possibility Kim Jong Un was in China, some citing family members in Dandong.

by | March 29, 2018 | 00:32

Rechnitz testified at a trial past year of former prison guards union boss Norman Seabrook that he had helped Nissen raise money for his ticket business, but was not required to plead guilty to the alleged Nissen scam as part of his plea agreement.

by | March 28, 2018 | 22:47

The acknowledgment that Gates knew the person had Russian intelligence ties is alleged in a report prosecutors filed about the coming sentencing of a Dutch attorney. The court filing says Van der Zwaan not only spoke with both Gates and the unnamed person about a report about a controversial Ukrainian politician's trial but also destroyed evidence that Mueller's office was seeking, including the September 2016 email.

by | March 28, 2018 | 22:42

Dowd, who stepped away from Trump's legal team last week, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but denied to The Times that he had such discussions with lawyers representing either of the President's former advisers. The documents, filed late Tuesday by prosecutors for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, also allege that Gates had said he knew the associate was a former officer with the Russian military intelligence service.

by | March 28, 2018 | 22:29

Jurors, who are expected to begin deliberating on Salman's fate Wednesday, saw photos of those items during the closing arguments. Salman is on trial on charges of aiding and abetting her husband's June 2016 attack on Pulse, a popular gay club in Orlando, and obstructing law enforcement's investigation by falsely denying her role in the attack, which was one of the deadliest mass shootings on USA soil.

by | March 28, 2018 | 22:25

Tuesday morning will once again be cloudy with temperatures near 70 degrees. Temperatures will steadily fall from the 50s into the 40s allowing us to turn chilly rather quickly. FIRST ALERT: THURSDAY STORMS: An area of surface low pressure will spin up over the lower Mississippi Valley late Wednesday , then move through the Deep South on Thursday .

by | March 28, 2018 | 22:08

This clarification gives long-awaited certainty on the referendum date. Some 72 hours must elapse between the certification and the termination being carried out. "Earlier this year, I I set out a very detailed, ambitious and demanding timetable to facilitate a referendum by the end of May and I'm pleased to say that's firmly on track".