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by | January 09, 2018 | 09:35

As he tweeted, "we were able to discuss #MartyrBoyle (the name the couple gave to the baby they say was killed in a forced abortion during their captivity) and the #HaqqaniNetwork (the Taliban-linked group that abducted the couple in 2012 and held them hostage for five years) in further detail".

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:19

According to the police the assailants came in a vehicle and attacked Deepak while he was on the way to his workplace and attacked him with sharp weapons. It is also said that he had brought the issue to their notice. Sawant, a two-time corporator, is survived by his wife, two daughters, and a son. Sawant, who had entered the cable business a few years ago, had been receiving extortion calls over the past couple of days.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:16

The data, which the Press Association has obtained through the freedom of information (FoI) act, also indicates a sharp increase in attempts to watch porn in September 2017, the month when the parliament's filtering system blocked some 9,467 attempted entries to the porn websites.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:02

One militant has been killed so far while the operation is in progress, the official said. The incident followed a cordon and search operation in the area after officials received intelligence inputs about the presence of militants. Local news agency CNS quoted an official saying that forces launched a cordon and search operation and carried out searches following which militants hiding in the village opened fire on the forces triggering a gunfight.

by | January 09, 2018 | 08:59

As one observer speculated, Trump's outburst was something that had been fed to him by his close team. Thursday's announcement that the United States was freezing its entire security-related aid until Pakistan took "decisive action" against groups such as the Taliban heralds a new chapter in the often stormy but enduring ties between the two countries.

by | January 09, 2018 | 08:14

So, basically, what we're trying to do is a complete reverse, with people not remembering what's happened in the past. If another lawmaker files a formal complaint over Alford's remarks, Ryckman would be required under the House's rules to appoint a special investigating committee that would make recommendations on whether the chamber should take formal action, such as a censure.

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:57

Make a donation to help the family of Daniel McCartney, the Pierce County sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty, by going to tpcrimestoppers.com and using PayPal, or visiting any TAPCO Credit Union location, the sheriff's department said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:29

Lee Do-hoon, special representative for the Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, will visit Washington from Wednesday to Friday. In a press release, the ministry said the two sides agreed to maintain close communication and coordination and stably manage the Korean Peninsula situation.

by | January 09, 2018 | 07:29

Two suits had challenged the law, which allows broad discrimination by businesses, nonprofits, and individuals, including government employees, if they cite religious or moral beliefs that "marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman"; that "sexual relations are properly reserved to such a marriage"; and that "male (man) or female (woman) refer to an individual's immutable biological sex as objectively determined by anatomy and genetics at time of birth".

by | January 09, 2018 | 06:50

Voters in his district chose Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump for president by more than 8 percentage points. California's own left-wing billionaire Tom Steyer announced on Monday that he would forego a campaign for U.S. If Republicans maintain control of the House in the November elections, Representative Michael McCaul, a foreign affairs committee member who is now chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is seen as a possible new leader of the foreign affairs panel, ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 06:06

Daylight savings and time zones meant the grooms were one of the first couples in the country to officially be recognised as married under Australian law. Rebecca Hickson, 32, and her partner of nine years, Sarah Turnbull, 34, are another couple ready to make their commitment to each other official on Tuesday.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:47

Students across the university are tweeting the incident. A fire has torn through a building undergoing a £33m refurbishment at the University of Bristol . The blaze started on the top floor of the university's five-storey Fry Building, which was unoccupied at the time. We also have six pumping appliances to assist in control of the fire.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:38

Cliven Bundy, 71, had remained behind bars until the hearing. Mr. Bundy insisted he did not have to pay the charges because, he said, he had inherited water rights on the land. On Monday, she dismissed the case "with prejudice", meaning the government can not retry the defendants. But defense lawyers for Payne - Renee Valadares, Brenda Weksler and Ryan Norwood - argued in their December 29 briefing seeking to dismiss the case that government "failed to accept responsibility for any of its ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:36

He is being held without bail. The founder of the Miss Trans America Pageant was found stabbed to death in her MA home on Friday. Following the brief arraignment before Judge Paul Vrabel in Northern Berkshire District Court, neither defense attorney Nathaniel Green nor Assistant Berkshire District Attorney Gregory Barry had any comment on the case.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:34

Police and medical personnel were called to the home at 8:54 a.m. Police said a preliminary investigation indicates the child was playing in the kitchen with her father nearby when the family's pit bull terrier attacked the child and bit her in the face, which caused major trauma.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:31

The president's so-called " executive time " is meant for relaxing, according to Axios , which claims to have a copy of Trump's "real" schedule that differs to the one shared with the press and general public. Trump apparently used to work longer hours and have more meetings at the beginning of his presidency, but he didn't like that and made some changes.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:22

The DMK working president said the governor has refused to intervene in the matter despite several pleas by the Opposition. The governor continued listing out the achievements of the government - including its reported efforts to step up welfare measures - in spite of the disruption.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:10

The freezing of all security assistance to Pakistan comes after President Donald Trump in a New Year's day tweet accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the United States but "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven" to terrorists in return for Dollars 33 billion aid over the last 15 years.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:07

South Korea plans to talk about opening a dialogue with the North Korean military and reuniting separated families. "It could suggest North Korea grant Swedish diplomats in Pyongyang consular access to the three Americans still being held in its prisons, play a constructive role in advancing inter-Korean dialogue - particularly in military-to-military talks - meant to reduce tensions, and clearly state that it opposes worldwide terrorism, including acts involving chemical, biological, or ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:04

The case, which was popularly known as the "chopper scam", had surfaced after media in Europe hinted at "unethical dealings in helicopter procurement" in 2012. Both were cleared of charges of global corruption at the first-instance trial in 2014 but convicted of false invoicing. This order will come as a setback for India's Central Bureau of Investigation that named Spagnolini and Orsi along with retired Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, former Air Marshal J.S.