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by | February 02, 2018 | 21:57

Six Nations champions England have received a timely boost, and head coach Eddie Jones an unexpected birthday present, ahead of their 2018 campaign opener against Italy with several players returning from injury ahead of schedule. England is bidding to become the first team to win the tournament outright for three straight years. "But we don't want to rely on one dominant ball carrier because if you rely on one then the opposition find a way to stop him and you're stopped going forward".

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:40

It said 10 bodies had been recovered, mostly Pakistani, but gave no further information. "We are told that two survivors swam to shore, and one person was rescued by a fishing boat", Headon said by phone from Tunisia's capital to reporters at the U.N.in Geneva.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:38

Monroe gives the Celtics a scoring option in the paint. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Monroe will sign a one-year, $5 million contract with Boston. Monroe also should be able to help on the glass, with Boston in the middle of the pack when it comes to rebounding. Monroe will likely come off the bench in favor of the defensive prowess that Baynes brings to the league's leader on that end.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:36

Three of those injured are said to be in a serious condition, the report said. Horrific images showed people strewn across the floor as flames raged inside the van . The man said firefighters removed liquefied gas canisters from the vehicle. After the crash, some people walked up to the van to check things out.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:36

Willie tweeted this morning, "Well, for those hoping for 6 more weeks of winter.you've got your wish". The "king of flawless predictions", as officials called him, announced six more weeks of winter. Sam failed to see its shadow. A few hundred people gathered at a square near a church in the town's Val-Espoir district to take in the prediction of Quebec's resident furry prognosticator.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:33

Iranian police say they arrested 29 women who removed their head scarves in a growing protest against a law requiring women to wear the Islamic veils in public. According to the Guardian , Soheila Jolodarzadeh, a female member of the Iranian parliament said, "We imposed restrictions on women and put them under unnecessary restrains".

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:32

Thandiswa Yaphi from BLF said Zuma is under attack from "the white people because he's come to the side of the black people". South Africa's parliament has scheduled a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma for later this month as pressure mounts on the scandal-tainted leader to quit.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:28

The ruling issued late Thursday could allow Nasheed, the archipelago state's first democratically-elected president, to challenge President Yameen Abdul Gayoom when he seeks re-election later this year. Hundreds of people celebrated in Male by waving the country's flag after the court overturned verdicts against ex-president Mohamed Nasheed and an ex-vice-president jailed after trials that were internationally condemned.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:21

That's not to say that nobody was impressed. "No people on Earth are so fearless, or daring, or determined as Americans", Trump said . Unlike most presidents, who wait till the end of their address to call out heroes in the gallery, Trump began doing so at the outset.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:09

We understand that phrases such as "Polish death camps" are inaccurate, misleading, and hurtful. Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice party authored the bill, which calls for up to three years in prison for any intentional attempt to falsely attribute the crimes of Nazi Germany to the Polish state or people.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:02

My desire is to respect this contract. "I don't understand why it is only around me". Reports have suggested the former Juventus coach is unhappy at Stamford Bridge and could leave at the end of the season, if not before. "Maybe he forgot I still have 18 months of contract with Chelsea and my intention, my will, my desire is to respect this contract". This season the situation has always been the same, with a lot of pressure, a lot of pressure, a lot of pressure around me.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:00

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board said they will be looking at video from a forward-facing camera on the train . House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was on the train and wasn't hurt, a GOP aide said, and the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said he wasn't on the train .

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:47

Police said the area was uninhabited and nobody on the ground was hurt. A security source and an official from the local authority said five people were killed in the accident. French Defence Minister Florence Parly is expected to travel to the region later Friday. The crash made global news. EALAT includes a joint training program with German military pilots and its pilots are sometimes used for firefighting operations in the area.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:39

Another option that had been discussed at Sony was teaming them with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum from the popular 21 Jump Street movies, but that seems to have been put on the backburner for now. Iron Man and Transformers: The Last Knight writers Matt Holloway and Art Marcum have been tapped to pen the script. According to a new report from Deadline , the studio is now in negotiations with the 48-year-old filmmaker to serve behind the lens for the film which is due out in the ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:36

In one shot, the bears linger beside a breathing hole, waiting for an unsuspecting seal to pop up for air before ambushing it in the water. Using collars equipped with video cameras and other high-tech instruments, Pagano was able to monitor the bears over an 8- to 11-day period in the spring, when the bears hunt most actively.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:37

Twitter users chastised her for using the word "all Americans", instead of specifically referring to the African-Americans, for whom the Black History Month is observed. One event, happening on February 20, is made to teach others how black culture has impacted American food. Another event happening for students is a free advance screening of Marvel's first black superhero film "Black Panther".

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:29

The spokesperson continued, "Assad's continued use of chemical weapons is proof that Syria failed to declare all of its chemical weapons and its entire chemical weapons program". Last month, the US signaled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader strategy to pave the way diplomatically for Assad's eventual departure.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:27

Earlier, in December previous year, five army personnel died after avalanches, triggered by heavy snowfall, struck two forward posts in Gurez and Nowgam sectors of north Kashmir's Bandipora and Kupwara districts respectively. North Kashmir faces the maximum impact of avalanches. The most lethal avalanche was witnessed in January 2017 in Gurez sector, when 24 Indian soldiers were killed.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:07

Arab foreign ministers on Thursday called for the creation of a UN-backed "multilateral mechanism" to help revive the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on February 20, according to a Reuters report. They also hailed Egypt's Al-Azhar worldwide conference for backing Jerusalem as the main capital of occupied Palestine, under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

by | February 02, 2018 | 19:21

He says Chinese investment may look good but always comes with heavy price, and sats Latin America does not need "a new imperial power". The United States' top diplomat set out a vision for a free and prosperous Americas on Thursday, damning what he called the failed model of Venezuela's "corrupt and hostile" regime.