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by | March 02, 2018 | 16:04

Meanwhile, the Norwegian government now appears to have a majority for its plan to ban semiautomatic rifles - similar to those used in a string of deadly mass shootings in the United States - by 2021, despite protests from farmers and hunters.

by | March 02, 2018 | 15:52

Eldar Sultanov, a spokesperson for the office, said 31 people had been rescued during the incident. Brigades of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were involved in firefighting operation at the scene, and the fire was extinguished. The fire completely destroyed a wooden building, in which bed-ridden patients found themselves unable to escape, local media reported. In May 2015, 15 people - including 5 minors - died in a fire in a multi-storey building in Baku .

by | March 02, 2018 | 15:52

One focus of the reshuffle is Wang Qishan, who is said to be a close ally of President Xi Jinping and a driving force behind Xi's anti-corruption campaign. Victor Mair, a University of Pennsylvania China expert, told The Guardian the banning of "N" may have been "out of fear on the part of the government that "N" = 'n terms in office, ' where possibly n 2".

by | March 02, 2018 | 15:41

Behind the scenes, Trump has derisively referred to Sessions as "Mr. Magoo", a cartoon character who is elderly, myopic and bumbling, according to people with whom he has spoken. Last week Trump took aim at the attorney general over the direction of that probe. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said that if he were Sessions, he would stop being President Trump's "whipping boy".

by | March 02, 2018 | 15:34

The jackpot has climbed in the seven weeks since a New Hampshire woman won a $559.7 million jackpot on January 6. The Lucky for Life numbers for Thursday are 44-10-7-26-46 Lucky Ball 14. Classic Lotto draws at 7:05 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1 in 30,821,472.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:55

In September 2015, the vehicle maker admitted it had used illegal software to cheat United States emissions tests. The scandal has spread across the industry and boosted investment in electric vehicles. It's not only Germany - cities all over Europe are trying to fulfill the European Union standards of air quality and the German case is a precedent for this.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:51

The warning is expected to remain in place until 10am this morning when an amber warning will come into force until 6pm. Blizzards are hitting parts of the United Kingdom, as freezing conditions and heavy snow cause deaths and wreak disruption.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:21

The announcement comes after former longtime HUD official Helen Foster said she was sacked for refusing to go over the $5,000 legal limit for office redecorating. In recent weeks, Dr. Carson was the subject of unflattering and sometimes hostile media coverage, with publications including The Economist and the Washington Post openly questioning his competence and commitment to enacting housing policy.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:19

The budget document also discusses the situation of women who are recent immigrants, LGBTQ women and single mothers, and the extent to which harassment and gender-based violence constitute real barriers to women's economic participation. Budget 2018 also improves anti-avoidance rules for Canadian banks so that they can't create artificial losses to reduce their taxes and clarifies rules on complex partnership structures.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:16

Trump pointed to the shooter in the Parkland case, citing the red flags and calls from neighbors - all warning signs that law enforcement failed to follow up on. When it came to raising the age limit for buying certain firearms from 18 to 21, Trump said he knows the NRA is against it, but he is "seriously considering" it.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:00

Prospects for a tough crackdown are low. His approach was largely in opposition to National Rifle Association priorities, and he undercut Republicans throughout the session. Trump is urging lawmakers to add their best ideas to a proposal pushed by Texas Sen. Trump says, " We have to do something about it". Lawyer Joseph DiRuzzo said Monday that the school resource officer didn't enter the high school because it sounded like the shooting was happening outside the building.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:54

Criticism of honoring Graham has been somewhat muted, with the Freedom From Religion Foundation issuing a statement calling the plan to have his body lie in honor inappropriate and citing, among other things, his comments on the Nixon tapes disparaging Jewish people, which he apologized for after they became public.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:49

The grandson of the Rev. Billy Graham is shaking the hand of every person who walks past his grandfather's casket. "I had to stop doing everything because I would never have this opportunity again in life to have this moment with you and the Graham family", Rev.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:36

United Kingdom gas demand is at an eight-year high of around 410 million cu m on Thursday, according to National Grid , as temperatures fell to 7.4 degrees Celsius below seasonal normal. Of that total demand, UK LDZ demand is forecast at 337 million cu m/d, 121 million cu m/d above seasonal normal, according to S&P Global Platts Analytics .

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:26

Slovakia's police chief Tibor Gaspar said that 27-year-old Jan Kuciak and his partner were found dead on the evening of February 25 in their house in the town of Velka Maca , 65 kilometers east of Bratislava . "We demand an investigation to shed light on the exact circumstances of this case, especially since Jan Kuciak and his relatives received threats in recent months", said a statement from Pauline Ades-Mevel who heads RSF's EU-Balkans office.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:22

According to the Indian Express , at least 12 Maoists were shot dead in an encounter with a joint patrolling team from five states, near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border. The identity of the killed Naxals was not immediately known, but security agencies believe some top Naxal leaders could be among those killed, officials said.Image used for representational goal.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:25

Dick's Sporting Goods announced it will stop selling assault-style rifles in stores nationwide after this month's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Gun owner, Paula Kraeger agrees that we need tougher background checks to purchase guns, but disagrees on the access to assault-style weapons at some Springfield gun shops.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:24

That could conceivably put the nation of 33 million over the 104-vote threshold needed to win the hosting rights. The 2026 World Cup will be the first 48-team tournament , and the North American bid has obvious advantages over Morocco in terms of infrastructure, stadiums and other technical aspects.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:22

Mr. Karti, who was returning to Chennai on a flight from London, was brought to Delhi on a transit remand and produced before a metropolitan magistrate. However, the grounds for the arrest were probably laid as early as in 2008, even before INX Media secured all clearances from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB).

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:20

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