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by | February 01, 2019 | 22:26

Several learners were trapped in the rubble and various tools were used to free them. He said about nine people were seriously injured. The reason for the walkway's collapse was not immediately known, but all relevant authorities were on the scene to investigate.

by | February 01, 2019 | 20:26

FBI Director Christopher Wray; CIA Director Gina Haspel; Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats; Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency; Gen. One day after calling US intelligence chiefs "naive", President Donald Trump accused the Democrats of being "weak and passive with Iran". Biegun assured North Korea that Trump - who in 2017 threatened in front of the United Nations to "totally destroy" the country - wanted to end the state of war.

by | February 01, 2019 | 19:12

In the announcement video, Booker detailed how his family had difficulty being able to buy a home in they neighborhood they wanted to live in until a group of white attorneys, who were inspired by the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, chose to help black families beat housing discrimination.

by | February 01, 2019 | 17:09

Last week, President Donald Trump signed a bill that provides funding until Feb.15, but after that, the park could be closed again. Warthin thanked area businesses and park concessionaires for paying to keep snow travel access open during the shutdown.

by | February 01, 2019 | 17:06

Russian Federation denies violating the treaty, which bans either side from stationing short- and intermediate-range, land-based missiles in Europe. and the INF Treaty strictly prohibits it, the officials said. "The position of the American side is very tough and like an ultimatum". Moscow denies that the missile is violating the INF Treaty and accuses the United States in turn that it wants to abandon the pact so it can start a new arms race.

by | February 01, 2019 | 12:58

That it was spearheaded by McConnell, R-Ky., who often waits to cross Trump until there is overwhelming momentum in his conference, indicates how deeply the president's announcements broke faith within the party. The amendment expresses the sense of the Senate that the United States faces continuing threats from terrorist groups operating in Syria and Afghanistan, and that "the precipitous withdrawal" of United States forces from either country could put at risk hard-won gains and United ...

by | February 01, 2019 | 12:39

That pact, agreed under former President Barack Obama, lifted worldwide sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran imposing curbs on its nuclear program. Big European firms that for years champed at the bit to gain (or regain) access to the Iranian market have shown little interest in thwarting the Trump administration, for example, and many have bailed out altogether.

by | February 01, 2019 | 12:40

This may or may not replace subsidies that the farmer gets but will certainly be aimed at addressing rural distress, which was primarily blamed for BJP's defeat in recent assembly elections in key states. The gratuity limit has also been increased to Rs 30 lakh. He also said the definition of employment and self employment is changing now. "The fiscal deficit has been brought down to 3.4% in the revised estimate of 2018-19", said Goyal.

by | February 01, 2019 | 05:10

Yellow weather warnings for ice are in place in north-western Scotland and the Northern and Western Isles, alerting travellers to be wary of slippery roads. Snow is lying at least 12cm deep on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, and 5cm has been recorded in Sennybridge, Powys, according to the Met Office. On Thursday night we could see similar temperatures in Scotland, but Northern Ireland , England and Wales probably won't be quite as cold.

by | February 01, 2019 | 04:56

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with American manufacturers in the Oval Office of the White House, on January 31, 2019 . Pelosi said she is committed to leaving the appropriators to their own devices, and said she would be willing to bring any agreement they reach to the House floor for a vote.

by | January 31, 2019 | 21:55

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House Thursday, the last day of a second round of negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the economic superpowers. As members of the Chinese delegation left their hotel near the White House, a small group of Chinese protesters held placards highlighting various grievances against the China's government, including the unfair taking of properties.

by | January 31, 2019 | 14:20

Prosecutors said in a court filing Wednesday that representatives of Concord Management and Consulting should not be permitted to view additional sensitive evidence outside of the USA because it poses risks to national security. Concord is controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a wealthy businessman known as "Putin's chef" for his ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Twitter account linked to an online file-sharing portal which it said contained Mueller's documents about the "IRA and ...

by | January 31, 2019 | 12:55

Colbert asked, to which Christie replied, "Listen, before we get to that, are we drinking tonight or not?" Chris Christie said President Donald Trump "blew it" when he shut down the government without a plan to reopen it. In his new book, Christie accuses senior adviser Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law, of ousting him because of bad blood. I think there were a lot of things over the course of time that I got him to either start doing or stop doing that were helpful.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:09

A report from the Hill released on Tuesday suggested that several Democrats have considered if they want to primary challenge Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive freshman Democrat and a rising figure in Democrat circles. "She's identified issues that have to be fixed, but not to do it in a way that's punitive to people who have succeeded because of the foundation and the gift and the promise of the country", he said .

by | January 31, 2019 | 02:58

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi initially invited Trump to give the speech on January 29 but wrote to him during the government shutdown and said the speech needed to be postponed until after the shutdown. She said after her defeat that she intends to run for office again. The choice of Stacey Abrams also sets up an implicit contrast with President Donald Trump , who has a history of questioning the intellect and integrity of nonwhite politicians.

by | January 30, 2019 | 20:56

In a statement last night, European Council President Donald Tusk said the backstop is part of the Withdrawal Agreement and that Agreement is not open for re-negotiation. The trade links between Northern Ireland and the Republic are particularly pronounced, with a third of Northern Ireland's goods exports going to its southern neighbour.

by | January 30, 2019 | 19:03

If you're living in Munster, have the umbrella on hand because heavy rain is set develop over before dawn, with sleet or hill snow in places. The picture is the same in Havant, Waterlooville, Gosport and Fareham - with low temperatures and chance of sleet showers in the late hours of Tuesday night.

by | January 30, 2019 | 17:11

Drivers should therefore exercise extra caution while this is in force. Snow is likely to settle, meaning Friday could be a snow day for many, but some uncertainty remains, Mr Burkill said. A new weather front, carrying more cold temperatures, will arrive on Thursday with further warnings attached. The weather in Leeds is set to be wintry today, as forecasters predict cloud, sunny spells, icy conditions and below freezing temperatures.

by | January 30, 2019 | 15:52

Labour's Hilary Benn hopes to secure a range of indicative votes on Brexit options, while Tory Andrew Murrison, who chairs the Commons Northern Ireland committee, put forward proposals for a time limit on the Irish backstop. Labour tabled an amendment in the Commons on Monday that raises the prospect of a vote on a second referendum on Brexit, but the party has fallen short of committing MPs to fully backing another vote.

by | January 30, 2019 | 10:29

Goodson's mother told the outlet her daughter suffered from a medical condition, which could have contributed to the fall. He said his sister was a protective, caring mother. The station where the accident occurred does not have an elevator and only has one escalator going up. Only about a quarter of New York City's 472 subway stations have lifts and the lifts that do exist are often out of service.

by | January 30, 2019 | 08:34

However, the decision to close is a complex one, said the superintendent, because of NYS mandates for class days, needy children who get free meals in the schools and the child-care complications it can cause for parents. Find our full list of closings here . St. Paul Public Schools, Anoka-Hennepin Schools, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools and Osseo Area Schools have also announced they will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

by | January 30, 2019 | 06:09

Apparently, the president is on the same page. "I love our country, and I am seriously considering running for president as a centrist independent ", the former CEO tweeted Sunday evening. But at his book event Monday, Schultz made it clear that there are Democratic policies he would work against. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to tax the net worth of those with more than $50 million in assets.

by | January 29, 2019 | 23:10

After the murders, and to avoid being found out, McArthur hid body parts in large garden planters of a home he'd worked on. His eighth victim was later discovered in a nearby ravine by the midtown Toronto property. The arrest launched a massive investigation that spanned Canada's largest city, one of the largest such investigations in the history of Toronto police.

by | January 29, 2019 | 23:01

The senator from California is speaking at a rally in her hometown of Oakland , the formal kickoff of her campaign for the nomination. "With faith in God, with fidelity to country and with the fighting spirit I got from my mother, I stand before you today to announce my candidacy for president of the United States ", she said.

by | January 29, 2019 | 22:35

As usual, Twitter skewered this perfectly wholesome, feel-good celebration, bombarding Dubai's media account with disrespectful memes and insincere words of congratulations. There were four categories in the ceremony: Best Personality for Supporting Gender Balance, Best Federal Entity for Supporting Gender Balance and the Best Initiative for Supporting Gender Balance.