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by | January 19, 2018 | 16:19

The visiting dignitary lavishly praised Mr. Modi, calling him "a leader with vision", while heralding the beginning of a new era in India-Israel relations and partnership. PM Modi further said that the government is committed towards enabling a more friendly mechanism for the youth in the country so that the innovative ideas can find new space in the country.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:19

Simon said in 2016 that the body was searching for a permanent base for the event, with interest reportedly received from Singapore, Manchester, Prague, St Petersburg and Shenzhen. Some of the top female tennis players from around the world have welcomed the move of the WTA Finals to Shenzhen. The stay in Asia also means there will be five tournaments that are at least Premier level in Asia (Pan Pacific Open, Wuhan Open, China Open, the WTA Finals , and the WTA Elite Trophy).

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:18

But what I can say is this: I don't want to profit from my work on the film, and to that end, I am going to donate my entire salary to three charities: TIME'S UP, The LGBT Center in NY, and RAINN. Actress Rebecca Hall , who also stars in A Rainy Day in NY, announced last week she would donate her salary from the film to the Time's Up movement too.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:12

Trump tried to shift blame to Democrats for the stalemate, saying in remarks at the Pentagon that the sweeping tax overhaul he signed in December is already improving the economy but "the Democrats would like to blunt that by shutting down government".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:55

The Republican-dominated House voted 230-197 to pass the short-term spending legislation and send it to the Senate. That bill includes a multi-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), but there is no language to legalize the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ) for illegal immigrants brought to the country as children - something Democrats and even some Republicans had wanted in any spending bill.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:55

Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system created to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful, officials revealed on Thursday. The idea of using nuclear reactors for space flight is nothing new. The team will be connecting the power system to the core and begin end-to-end checkouts this month, revealed Marc Gibson, the Kilopower lead engineer, Business Standard reported.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:45

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said during a regular news briefing on Tuesday that it would be nice if Pyongyang shows willingness to become serious about denuclearization, but the US and the North remain apart on the matter. "There are open channels but I would prefer not to comment", Kelly said. "They've talked for 25 years and they've taken advantage of our presidents, of our previous presidents".

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:26

Three metropolitan Washington, D.C., sites made the cut, while Toronto was the only non-US city on the list . While each city offered Amazon an initial incentive , Weinstein said he doesn't believe that won't play much of a role. Amazon announced its finalists on Thursday after reviewing proposals from 238 municipalities located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. So although Philadelphia's pitch included dozens of letters from students at the city's elite Wharton Business ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:23

But when it comes to killing them, there's a long and unresolved debate about how to do it humanely, and whether that extra consideration is even necessary. But do live lobsters really scream when they're plopped into boiling water, or is that merely the sound of air escaping from their bodies? A 2013 study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology found crabs choose to avoid an electric shock when exposed to it.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:04

Since assuming power in November 2017, Mnangagwa has been consistent in this message. It is however Mnangagwa's invitation to Davos that has attracted attention, less than two months after he assumed power following a military operation that culminated in the resignation of former president Robert Mugabe.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:00

A temporary four-week spending bill was unveiled earlier this week by Republicans in Congress, which is set to suspend Obamacare-funding taxes and those funding Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ) for the next six years. Marie Harf said Trump's tweet seemed to indicate he did not know about the plan to fund CHIP for six years. After passage in the House, the Senate could hold its vote on the bill Friday.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:57

The federal government is running on its third temporary spending bill since the fiscal year of 2018, which began on October 1, 2017 and is set to expire on January 19. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , however, said Wednesday that deal "fell short of what [President Trump] was looking for". The president is also accused of saying he would rather admit immigrants from countries like Norway instead.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:47

In Ukrainian, the religious holiday is known as Vodokhrescha, or "the Blessing of the Water". Back then the court found the contested law to be in line with the Russian Constitution and that lawmakers have a right to raise the requirements for people holding public office.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:25

John McCain absent, if all Senate Republicans vote yes, Senate leadership will still need 10 more Democratic votes to pass the measure . One issue that has hampered Republicans is that GOP lawmakers and the president often appear at odds.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:14

Sandra Samuel , the Indian nanny who ran out of the Chabad House carrying 3-year-old Moshe , accompanied him to Israel, remaining with him out of loyalty and love. Created to educate and inspire people of all backgrounds to act for the betterment of themselves, their communities and the world, the Living Memorial will turn a spotlight on the lives of the Holtzbergs, and the ideals and values that catalysed them to pursue lives benefiting humanity.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:09

The U.S. president reportedly made the comment during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office on Thursday. But diplomats have been instructed to "reaffirm that the US remains committed to its relationships with these countries and cares deeply about their people", he added.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:13

During the meetings, Lim communicated the results of the series of high- and working-level talks the South has recently held with the North, the ministry said. The art troupe will be part of a North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics that will also include athletes and high-ranking officials. North Korean IOC member Chang Ung met the delegation.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:04

At a press conference following a summit with Theresa May at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy, the French President said the United Kingdom could not enjoy the same trading terms as now if it leaves the single market after Brexit .

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:42

All major political parties, including the ruling Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Part (AMP), condemned the two leaders on the floor of Parliament. He called for summoning the opposition leaders to the parliament and demanded that they be arrested and brought to the parliament if they wouldn't come otherwise.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:38

Things seem to be softening a bit now that North and South Korea have agreed to march as a unified team at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics Opening Ceremony , but Kelly said the nuclear issue still needs to be resolved. Despite its plans to send big cheering and artistic groups, no North Korean athletes are now officially qualified to come to Pyeongchang though the International Olympic Committee recently said it has "kept the door open" for North Korea to take part in the games.