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by | February 09, 2018 | 14:46

He's serving a 60-year federal prison sentence for child pornography. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, says Nassar's conviction doesn't end the matter. "And John Geddert was in the auto with us and he just didn't say anything", Ms Raisman told CNN .

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:25

In an official statement to IndieWire , Tarantino expressed his deepest regret for his careless remarks. In the 2003 interview, Howard Stern asked Tarantino why Hollywood still embraced Polanski, "this mad man, this director who raped a 13-year-old".

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:05

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., a member of that fiscally conservative caucus, told All Things Considered Thursday that he is not confident the House has the votes to pass the spending bill and hopes enough House Republicans will oppose the idea "that we're going to spend away our future".

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:49

North Korea is under multiple sets of UN Security Council sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, which have seen it develop rockets capable of reaching the U.S. "I have not requested a meeting, but we'll see what happens", he said. Kim Yo-jong will become the first member of her family to step foot in South Korea when she arrives as part of North Korea's delegation, amid speculation she will deliver a message to politicians from Kim Jong-un.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:37

And the fact his conduct was widely known yet went unchecked left women less powerful than he was to suffer, certain their complaints would go nowhere, she wrote. "Senator Kruse's behavior is not acceptable in the Capitol or any workplace, and he should step down", Brown said. Democratic House Speaker Tina Kotek of Portland also called for him to step down.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:33

Mr Modi will not be entering Ramallah from Israel and is instead flying to Jordan first before taking a helicopter ride from Amman to the Palestinian city. Speaking on apportionment of development funds to Tripura, the prime minister said, "As per the formula for devolution of funds from the Centre, Tripura has always been a recipient of 89% of its (central government) annual budgetary allocations; this is continuing for long but whenever we get any accounting or utilisation certificate, we ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:19

When asked by reporters at a stop at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, Pence stopped short of ruling out a possible meeting with North Korean officials when he travels to the PyeongChang Games in South Korea later this week. Moon's meeting with the North Korean delegates will be held one day after they attend the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympic Games in the eastern town of Pyeongchang.

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:06

According to reports , death toll from four yesterday already rose to 10 as rescuers rake through the collapsed establishments to search for more than a dozen people still missing. The quake also caused 200 households to lose power and 35,000 households to lose their water supply, the local fire agency said. Chen Deming, president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait, also said the mainland was willing to assist with the quake relief, including sending ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 12:33

Democrats cancelled a retreat due to urgent nature of the bill, which does not contain any amendment to USA immigration law, the major issue that ultimately led to a shutdown last month , as a result of lawmakers failing to reach an agreement.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:54

Trump has ordered Pentagon and White House officials to begin planning a military parade in Washington similar to the Bastille Day parade he saw in Paris in July, the Washington Post said . Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone and memory chip manufacturer, is a crucial part of South Korea's economy, with the group's turnover equivalent to a fifth of the national GDP.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:39

The afternoon sunshine overtook the cloudy skies and light flurries from this morning creating a great finish to our Wednesday . Each day will sport highs in the upper 50s and low 60s. Due to the rain and clouds, temps won't change that much. In between these 2 fronts, I am leaning towards mostly rain-free weather with cloudy skies, but this is not a sure bet so please check back with us Friday .

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:23

However, this rule is not applicable for students from Jammu and Kashmir , Assam, and Meghalaya. For the aspirants preparing for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test 2018 (CBSE NEET 2018 ), date is out for the exams. From this year, the CBSE will have a uniform question paper across all languages for students taking the NEET. Moreover, they must have obtained a minimum of 50 percent marks in physics, chemistry and biology/biotechnology at the qualifying examination.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:07

Senate leaders made it clear that he will not get the amendment, which would restore the same budget that the bill is trying to do away with. "But I would argue that it's time to vote", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 11:04

Muhammad is alleged to have collected funds for Lashkar-e Taiba in the Persian Gulf and to have been a longtime contact for members of the militant group involved in Afghan operations. He also provided assistance to Aminullah for Gulf travel. It said he was previously a bomb expert for Aminullah in eastern Afghanistan and shipped bomb-making chemicals from Pakistan to Afghanistan.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:58

Paul's action also threw into chaos a carefully choreographed timetable for how the day's legislative business was to be conducted, with swift Senate and House votes so that the budget deal could be sent to the White House for Trump's signature with time to spare before midnight in Washington , when federal spending authority ended absent an extension.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:57

It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Puplava Financial Services Inc decreased its stake in Time Warner Inc (TWX) by 56.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 19,168 were reported by Cornerstone Investment Partners Lc. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co has a fifty-two week low of $51.12 and a fifty-two week high of $66.10.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:46

South Korean President Moon Jae-in scheduled lunch with high-ranking North Korean officials on Saturday, an announcement that came after Kim Jong Un oversaw a massive military parade in Pyongyang. About 13,000 troops participated while 50,000 spectators watched the event that started around 10:30 a.m., the Yonhap News Agency said, citing an unidentified South Korean government source.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:38

However, they say, users received the test message as an actual Tsunami Warning. The false alerts, meant to be a test message, appeared to have been sent by the private forecasting company AccuWeather, according to images of the alerts posted on social media by people who said they had received them.

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:23

On Wednesday, the House Freedom Caucus of far-right Republicans foretold possible roadblocks ahead, officially opposing the budget caps deal. Senate leaders hammered out a $400 billion deal Wednesday that would avert a looming government shutdown , increase defense and domestic spending for two years, approve disaster relief aid and increase the borrowing limit.

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:11

On Thursday, Premier John Horgan announced the hourly minimum wage will rise $1.30 to $12.65 beginning June 1, 2018, will rise another $1.20 to $13.85 by June 1, 2019, rise another.75 to $14.60 by June 1, 2020 before hitting $15.20 an hour by June of 2021.