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by | February 24, 2018 | 01:35

Twin auto bombs were used in the attack near the Somali capital's presidential palace, which was followed by a fierce gun battle between the attackers and the security forces. The exact target of the attacks is unclear, but security sources who asked not to be named told dpa that the al-Shabaab militants had tried to force their way past a checkpoint near the presidential palace but were held back.

by | February 24, 2018 | 01:29

The meeting comes as both seek to fix a relationship damaged previous year by a row over asylum seekers in which Trump lambasted Turnbull over a resettlement arrangement that he labelled a "dumb" deal. He announced a littoral combat ship would be named the USS Canberra, after the Australian capital, which the USA president pronounced with a heavy emphasis on the second syllable.

by | February 24, 2018 | 01:18

The video was of a CBS 2 Los Angeles news report on a viral video Hogg posted past year showing one his friends in an altercation with a lifeguard, which you can see below. The soaring popularity of a discounted, right-wing conspiracy theory that claims last week's Florida school shooting was an Federal Bureau of Investigation plot was underscored Wednesday when YouTube's top trending video featured a segment on the baseless allegations.

by | February 24, 2018 | 01:02

The National Rifle Association's national spokeswoman argued Thursday that " many in legacy media love mass shootings " during a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Nelson said he grew up on a ranch and hunted all his life. The two members lawmakers were discussing the old USA assault weapons ban when Rubio pointed out the ban would not have prevented the February 14 shooting.

by | February 24, 2018 | 00:46

In a related matter, the leaders are due to discuss the method for selecting the President of the European Commission . Then the European Council, comprised of national leaders, "takes into account" that nomination, while making its own pick for the post.

by | February 24, 2018 | 00:21

Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Stoger has revealed that Michy Batshuayi's hunger to do well was noticeable from his first day in training . "2018 and still racists [making] monkey noises in the stands ... The 24-year-old made an instant impact in Germany, scoring five times in his first three matches , including two in the 3-2 first-leg win over Atalanta.

by | February 23, 2018 | 23:57

Ortiz was taken into custody by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Illinois State Police after a traffic stop in Kankakee County and was being brought back to the city for questioning, police said. Rolando Ortiz faces one felony count of first-degree murder. Ortiz was returned to Chicago , where he admitted to murdering his son during police questioning.

by | February 23, 2018 | 23:37

The White House was temporarily placed on lockdown. A passenger vehicle sits at a security barrier it appears to have struck near the White House in Washington, DC on 23 February, 2018. The white vehicle was jammed up tightly against the fence as officers began examining the auto. It happened as President Trump was hosting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull inside.

by | February 23, 2018 | 23:26

Diplomats said the council could vote on a draft resolution in the coming days. Mr Macron said: "The ( Syrian ) regime and some of its allies have made a decision to target civilian populations, and presumably some of its opponents". He called on humanitarian aid to be delivered to the needy and for all parties to the conflict to allow the evacuation of an estimated 700 people that need urgent medical treatment.

by | February 23, 2018 | 23:05

On Thursday, the dynamic forward got some tremendous news, however, which is that he's been fully cleared for all basketball activities. Porter, who underwent back surgery on November 21, has yet to rejoin his team for practice. Joe Lunardi of ESPN now has them slotted in as a 7-seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. To feel it out. The Tigers did beat Kentucky earlier in the season, but that game was played at home where as Saturday's game will be at Rupp Arena.

by | February 23, 2018 | 22:56

LaPierre defended Second Amendment rights and warned of a "socialist agenda" meant to strip firearms away from law-abiding citizens. NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre delivered a full-throated defence of using guns to stop gun violence, weighing into a long-running political and cultural divide over access to weapons that has been inflamed by last week's shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 students and staff.

by | February 23, 2018 | 22:34

According to a report by the New York Times , Patricia Bullrich, Argentina's minister of security, reportedly said during a news conference Thursday, "We have dismantled an global cocaine trafficking organization operating between Argentina, Russia and Germany".

by | February 23, 2018 | 22:24

The high is expected to be near 39. This second round of freezing rain/freezing drizzle is expected to end by sunset. Our friends at the Tulsa National Weather Service will keep our current winter weather advisory through the morning hours until the entire area gets above freezing.

by | February 23, 2018 | 22:23

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed an agreement in November a year ago to repatriate all Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border since August to escape a brutal military crackdown. The August violence erupted after an underground insurgent group, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, attacked security outposts in Rakhine. The United Nations and the United States have called the crackdown on the Rohingya ethnic cleansing, but the government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has blocked ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 22:02

Votes in the House were canceled for the two days Mr. A private funeral will take place at the Graham Library in Charlotte on March 2. Gov. Roy Cooper issued a proclamation ordering a "Book of Condolences" be placed inside the Capitol rotunda, where it will be starting Friday through March 2, the day of Graham's funeral in Charlotte.

by | February 23, 2018 | 22:02

West northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. On Friday morning, snow will continue to move through the Upper Midwest, including Wisconsin and MI, before the system progresses into Canada and moves out. This swath of 6 to 9 inches won't cover the entire watch area, but there is still some uncertainty in where exactly the snow band will develop. Wind will be fairly light through most of the day Saturday however, gusts could increase to between 20 and 30 miles per hour on Saturday ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 21:50

The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting is the latest USA mass shooting, which knocked the Columbine High School shooting in 1999 out of the 25 deadliest mass shootings in history. The US president elaborated on his proposal on Twitter ahead of yesterday's "School Safety Roundtable", arguing that arming teachers would be "much less expensive than guards".

by | February 23, 2018 | 21:44

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta on Friday, which a witness in one town described as the worst yet, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. The head of the Britain-based Observatory, Rami Abdel Rahman, said 46 people were killed in strikes and rocket fire on Thursday. "Each time such terrorist attacks come from Eastern Ghouta, we know that behind them is Jabhat al-Nusra and extremist groups cooperating with it", he said.

by | February 23, 2018 | 21:10

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an immediate halt to "war activities" and said life for the 400,000 civilians of eastern Ghouta had become "hell on earth". It has prompted calls for an urgent ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to reach the area. Nebenzia described the proposal as unrealistic. Aksoy said in Turkey Friday that "what is happening in Ghouta is a war of annihilation and crimes against humanity".

by | February 23, 2018 | 21:12

Authorities have charged McArthur with the murder of Skandaraj Navaratnam, a 40-year-old man who went missing in 2010 from a neighborhood in downtown Toronto that is known as the city's gay village, according to Toronto detective Hank Idsinga.