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by | February 25, 2018 | 16:21

New Zealand recovered from 27-3 and are now 179-3 as they chase 285 to beat England , who finished on 284-8 in Hamilton . Ross Taylor top scored for New Zealand with 113, Tom Latham made 79 and Santner was 45 not out. "We put on a really competitive score and made good inroads at the start, but they fought back really well". "It's a skill of any professional sportsman, or any professional when it comes down to doing your job, and it's actually a nice release because you get to focus ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 14:57

In a statement yesterday following a meeting chaired by President Xi Jinping, who is also head of the party, the official Xinhua news agency said the party's Central Committee would hold a plenary session from tomorrow to Wednesday. It was the latest move by the party signaling Xi's willingness to break with tradition and centralize power under him. A seven-man leadership committee unveiled a year ago included no potential successor, raising the prospect that Xi intends to govern beyond ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 14:36

Gandhi continued to reach out to the Lingayat community - considered to be the single largest community in the state, with an estimated population between 11.5% and 19%. Prime Minister Modi said that 15 lakhs will be deposited in the banks. "Did he even manage to deposit Rs 10 in any account?" With the political battle heating up on the ground in poll-bound Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Sunday sparred over farmer loans and recent bank scams.

by | February 25, 2018 | 14:15

Surveillance video shows the suspect behind the counter before walking out of the camera's view. Despite the bloody commotion, the liquor store was open to the public a day after the violent incident. 'All I was thinking was "just give him the money and go" and the next thing I know I see him back in my face. According to the department's Twitter page , a man "matching his description" turned up at a local hospital with several gunshot wounds.

by | February 25, 2018 | 14:11

Rick Gates , a former adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts related to conspiracy against the USA and making false statements to investigators. Gate's plea follows the new indictment on Manafort issued by the counsel's office Thursday evening. Gates' lawyers had filed a motion this month indicating that they had reached "irreconcilable differences" with their client.

by | February 25, 2018 | 13:38

Tenney's voting record in the House shows that she's voted for concealed carry as well as voted against a bill proposed in NY state that was meant to expand the definition of assault weapons. Tenney's campaign issued a statement following her comments. Tenney's alleged remark appears to stem from an internet meme list, which asserts that the probability of assassins being Democrats is a lot higher.

by | February 25, 2018 | 13:28

The software company Symantec Corp., which makes Norton Antivirus technology, did the same. Another car-rental company, Hertz , soon followed suit. FedEx has not said anything publicly about its NRA association in recent days; when reached around 4:30 ET on Friday afternoon, a company spokesperson said he had no information to provide.

by | February 25, 2018 | 11:30

He also spoke of initiatives taken for the MSME sector. "As far as disasters are concerned, the country has beared different disasters including chemical and industrial mishaps", he said, while lauding the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for reaching areas hit by earthquakes, floods, cyclones and landslides within no time.

by | February 25, 2018 | 11:31

Pakistan's de-facto finance minister Miftah Ismail said his country was made a "target of politics" despite its tangible efforts to crack down on money laundering and terror financing. While the United States worked on Saudi Arabia and Turkey, India dealt with China alone. It is also a source of concern that we could effectively engage and convince our friends despite the fact that we done in the war on terror more than any other country of the world.

by | February 25, 2018 | 11:17

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Clarence Thomas signed the stay on Doyle Lee Hamm's execution just as it was scheduled to take place at 6 p.m., as the court will decide whether to let the execution proceed. His execution was the fourth this year in the United States, with the previous three in Texas. Supreme Court issued a temporary stay on the execution of an Alabama death row inmate Thursday.

by | February 25, 2018 | 11:16

The campaign was born in response to President Donald Trump's suggestion to arm "adept teachers" with concealed guns in the wake of the recent mass shooting in Parkland , Florida. "If we didn't do this and somebody came into this building or any of our school buildings and harmed children, it would be hard to go to sleep that night thinking what else could I have done and at least we've done what we think is the best thing to protect the children of Clarksville school district", Krohn ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 10:01

On Saturday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year contract extension. Scratch one possible landing spot for former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron in National Football League free agency this offseason.

by | February 25, 2018 | 09:21

Kim is widely blamed for a spate of attacks against the South including the torpedoing almost eight years ago of the Seoul's Cheonan corvette, with the loss of 46 lives. According to the Yonhap news agency, the visit of the North Korean high-ranking officials will last for three days. "We're, therefore, looking forward to a message from the North", a government official was quoted as saying.

by | February 25, 2018 | 09:09

On Wednesday they traveled to Tallahassee to protest and speak to elected officials, but they weren't alone. "When you say this school is gun free. that's what they want to hear". "What I saw was a deputy arrive at the west side of Building 12, take up a position and he never went in", Israel said, referring to the building on campus, popularly known as the "frehsman building", where authorities said the bulk of the shooting occurred.

by | February 25, 2018 | 09:03

The most severe storms at this time are lifting north into Tennessee and Kentucky. Main threats through tonight will be damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding. Other than a few morning showers, Monday will be dry with temperatures in the lower 70's. The difference in the two are, a SLIGHT RISK give us a 15% chance of significant severe weather and an ENHANCED RISK increases that to a 30% chance of significant severe weather.

by | February 25, 2018 | 08:52

The UN Security Council is struggling to agree a resolution seeking a ceasefire in Syria and has put back a vote until Saturday. As NPR previously reported , most members of the Security Council had wanted to require the cease-fire to go into effect within 72 hours, but Russian Federation had pushed for a looser timeline.

by | February 25, 2018 | 07:33

A hearse bearing the body of evangelist the Reverend Billy Graham has begun its journey from the North Carolina mountains to his home town of Charlotte. One of the members, Steve Spencer said, "It's sad to lose such a man, but you know there was such a celebration in heaven going on". Perhaps, in my next, in another lifetime.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:56

Manitoba Justice Minister Heather Stefanson said she can't comment on the specifics of the case as there is an appeal period, but she called Tina's death "a terrible tragedy" for all Manitobans. "It's unfortunate that Mr. Cormier was held in custody and put on trial for a case that was as weak as this", Newman said Friday. Newman suggested a hearing could have saved both the prosecution and the defence a lot of trouble.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:49

Cameras showed Kim and Park walking away after the race as Noh cried in the infield of the Gangneung Oval. "We're getting a huge and warm support from our fans because they are cheering us so enthusiastically, and hope they can keep rooting for us", Kim Yeong-mi said.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:35

According to Daccord, the charity's decentralised management system had made it hard to accurately compile overall figures on misconduct but that looking at the data had revealed these 21 cases. The Sun Online has contacted the charity for comment. "We must do even more to protect the very people we were set up to help."We will all increase the resources we devote to safeguarding - meeting our responsibility to protect our staff and beneficiaries".