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by | January 26, 2018 | 07:28

Still there are challenges, Brown said. He also said the high speed rail project, despite obstacles and increased costs, will be built. Brown's twin tunnels proposal is under pressure to be reduced to one tunnel transporting Northern California water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta on its way to Southern California.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:58

The United States would prefer that Turkish troops "remove themselves" from a conflict in the Syrian border town of Afrin and focus on "long-term strategic goals" like ending Syria's war, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser said Thursday.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:48

The two leaders are "liking each other a lot" and " joined at the hip " when it comes to military cooperation. "We have the same ideas, the same ideals", he said before turning to speak to May directly. "I've got great respect for everything you're doing". "One thing that will be taking place over a number of years will be trade", Trump said. He said he meant to deliver "a warning to the global elite" gathered in the luxury Swiss ski resort that "the global economic system they have built ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:44

The jawbone was first discovered in 2002 in Misliya Cave , the highest cave on Mount Carmel in northern Israel . The jawbone is almost twice as old as the next oldest Homo sapien fossil found outside of Africa. The results came back with ages that ranged between 177,000-194,000 years ago. Virtual reconstruction of the left upper jaw of Misliya-1. "These are the features that provide the clearest signal of what species the Misliya fossil represents", he added.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:46

The Trump administration is pressing Turkey and USA -backed Kurdish forces to pull back from a deepening military conflict in Syria, warning Ankara not to target its Kurdish partners and telling the fighters not to join the battle against Turkey.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:04

The bill - first introduced by Senator Billy Lawless - "simply amends the rules to allow for the sale and supply of intoxicating liquor on Good Friday in a consistent, non-discriminatory and comprehensive manner", Minister Stanton said. "Increasingly, more and more licensed premises are opening either on or close to Christmas Day, and I would encourage publicans and people involved in hospitality trade to, at the very least, respect their workers and allow them that day off and that time with ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:48

Dhoni has been the recipient of many awards, including the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the first player to win the award twice), the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007 and the Padma Shri , India's fourth highest civilian honour in 2009.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:32

Britain's economy, once one of the fastest in the developed world, is now among the slowest. "And the President believes that". Ahead of their meeting, the PM said Mr Trump would visit the United Kingdom "in due course". Mr Mnuchin dismissed any concerns Mr Trump might get a cool reception. "We have the same ideas, the same ideals", he said before turning to speak to May directly.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:27

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would extend the operation to Manbij, a separate Kurdish-held enclave some 100 km (60 miles) east of Afrin, possibly putting United States forces there at risk and threatening U.S. Turkish European Affairs Minister Omer Celik told AFP the campaign in northern Syria protected Turkey's "legitimate security interests" and also protected the security of Europe.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:20

Trump said Tuesday that he had not talked to Sessions about what the latter discussed with Mueller's investigators. It appears that Special Counsel Mueller would take the president up on the offer, according to a CNN report . He was sacked from the White House after misleading the vice president. It upset Trump so much that Sessions offered to resign , though the president rejected his offer several days later.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:14

The 12-hour, dawn-to-dusk bandh has been called by Kannada Chalavali Vatal Paksha (KCVP) and other fringe outfits. "Today's state-sponsored Karnataka bandh imposed on people by deploying police forces and halting transport services by the Siddaramaiah government has only proved it", said Shah, who was addressing the Parivarthana Rally of the BJP that culminated at Mysuru.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:14

The five-storey structure housed a nursing home as well as the hospital, and the South's Yonhap news agency said 31 people had been killed, citing firefighters at the site. The death toll is expected to rise further. Survivors were carried out wrapped in blankets, and images show the firefighters tackling the dark smoke as the fire engulfed the building.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:07

On the bowling side, Mujeeb and Qais Ahmad took four wickets each while Naveen-ul-Haq took one to restrict the New Zealand batsmen. Afghanistan have produced the shock of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup, knocking out hosts New Zealand .

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:52

For all of a year ago, there were a total of 53 such cases. 'If you get this into the back of the throat, to the epiglottis and pharynx and it stays there for a little while, it literally burns the tissue, ' Spiller explains. The lure of Tide Pods, which look nearly like candy, broke into satirical conversations as early as 2015 when The Onion published column from the perspective of a child who wanted to eat a blue and red detergent pod .

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:47

It is unclear whether Trump has the authority to directly fire Mueller. The attorney general was accompanied to the interview by Washington attorney Chuck Cooper and was questioned for several hours, USA Today reported , citing Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:41

Officials with the Barrow Neurological Institute told the outlet that Calzadillas' injuries were so critical they spoke with her loved ones about taking her off life support. Jovanna was rushed to the hospital, where doctors gave Frank a grim prognosis, according to KGUN . "We were ecstatic", says Frank. When asked what she was excited for, Jovanna shouted, "Go to Disneyland!" "And her dad told her, "Mija" - short for "mi hija", or "my daughter", in Spanish - "'Don't say that.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:09

Stephen Legomsky, who was chief counsel at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Obama administration, called the plan a "horrendous tradeoff" and predicted Democrats would reject it. Luis Guitierrez, D-Illinois, an immigration advocate, who has half-jokingly offered to help build Trump's wall. The declaration, which the president made to reporters at the White House, goes further than the administration had been suggesting.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:09

He voted last week on a continuing resolution that would have averted a government shutdown and was part of a bipartisan coalition that helped ensure a compromise that ended the shutdown Monday. Congress put the U.S. government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington .

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:55

At the White House, the administration said Tuesday that it expects Congress to move beyond a bipartisan deal to protect the undocumented immigrants that the president rejected during a vulgar exchange with lawmakers almost two weeks ago.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:58

That operation cleared the Turkish border and routed much of IS from the area but it also aimed to prevent the YPG from linking the Afrin and Kobani Kurdish enclaves. The Afrin offensive has caused concern among Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, especially the U.S., which continues to supports the YPG in its efforts to defeat Islamic State in Syria.