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by | March 02, 2018 | 20:48

Soon after his arrival at Beirut airport, the envoy, Nizar al-Aloula, heading a Saudi delegation, is set to meet President Michel Aoun at 3 p.m. Monday at Baabda Palace for talks on Lebanese-Saudi ties and developments in the region. Riyadh accuses the heavily armed Hizbollah of waging war across the Middle East as agents of Iran, notably in Yemen which neighbours Saudi Arabia and is seen as the biggest security concern for the conservative Sunni monarchy.

by | March 02, 2018 | 20:28

At around 3 p.m., Central Saanich Police confirmed the lockdown had been lifted. There were several tense hours for parents, students and staff at Bayside Middle School after a reports of a suspicious man. Savannah-Chatham County Public School officials are investigating after a gun was confiscated from a Hubert Middle School student Thursday morning.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:52

The new president was elected as a candidate by the ruling Republican Armenian Party and its coalition partner Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dasnauktsutun. "All of this is being done to create the office of a super prime minister ", opposition lawmaker Edmon Marukyan said. The functions of the president , who is elected to serve a seven-year term, will be representational.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:31

The Trump administration is considering sanctioning a Venezuelan military-run oil services company and restricting insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments to ratchet up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro , a USA official said on Wednesday.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:14

With a grimace beginning to show on her face as the clock showed 8:14.61 at the bell, Dibaba had amassed a safe -but by no means unassailable- lead of roughly twelve metres on Hassan and Muir, but in their chase for the silver medal, the gap to Dibaba began to narrow.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:16

But Koh Yu-hwan, a professor of North Korean studies at Dongguk University in Seoul , said that North Korea's primary strategy was not to avoid sanctions but to get the United States to accept it as a nuclear weapons state in return for a freeze on its nuclear program.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:07

A junior at the high school, Wesley Caceres, 16, said in a phone interview that he heard about the "code red" lockdown over the intercom. The principal was shut out too. Randal Davidson is facing several charges including aggravated assault, carrying a weapon on school grounds, and terroristic threats. When he returned with a key, Bartoo said, Davidson "slammed the door before I could open it and he said, 'Don't come in here, I have a gun'".

by | March 02, 2018 | 18:59

Poet and actor Gilu Joseph is holding a baby in a resolute manner, looking dead-on at the camera having freed the nipple with a gorgeous, unshakeable smile on her face. "We were planning to use a real mother for the cover". A third insisted that 'kaliyug' has descended upon humanity, because she chose to pose like this.

by | March 02, 2018 | 18:57

Israeli media said the five-hour grilling related to allegations Netanyahu sought a deal with Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of telecoms group Bezeq, which would have seen Netanyahu receive good press on Elovitch's Walla! news website in exchange for business concessions.

by | March 02, 2018 | 18:28

Sherry Knight, associate Vice President with University Communications said the university advice to students was to stay where they are and stay in their dorm rooms or campus buildings. A suspect, a black male in yellow jeans and a blue hoodie, was at large and is considered armed and risky, according to the City of Mt. "We don't know where he is", police added.

by | March 02, 2018 | 17:03

Sanders also previewed the President's upcoming meeting with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle on school safety and announced Johnny C. Taylor as the new Chairman of the Board of Advisers for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges.

by | March 02, 2018 | 17:01

Britain's child migration programmes saw thousands, many in care or from poor backgrounds, sent to countries including Australia and New Zealand , partly to save money on care costs. Thursday's report does not, as some feared, shrink from apportioning blame. It's thought there are around 2,000 child migrants still alive. The abusers are all dead, so the inquiry's dilemma about not acting as a court of law did not come into play.

by | March 02, 2018 | 16:55

Waldman has extensive (and publicly disclosed) contacts with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska , so Waldman, for the sake of transparency, submitted copies of the messages, and Warner informed his colleagues of his efforts. "The speaker heard the senators on their concerns and encouraged them to take them up directly with their counterparts", said Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong, who declined to comment further.

by | March 02, 2018 | 16:49

It is set to intensify later this week. "The issue of RED level severe weather warnings should be a comparatively rare event and implies that recipients take action to protect themselves and/or their properties; this could be by moving their families out of the danger zone temporarily".

by | March 02, 2018 | 16:47

On the surface, it may not seem like adding Brewer was a big deal, but since Westbrook, George and Melo do most of the heavy lifting on offense, he will be able to expend most of his energy on the defensive side of the ball, which aligns with what he does best.

by | March 02, 2018 | 16:36

Heavy overnight snowfall has led to accumulations of snow between 5 and 10cm. Britain has been in the grip of freezing weather since Monday when a weather front, known as the " Beast from the East " rolled in but this is expected to be nothing compared Thursday and Friday's weather.

by | March 02, 2018 | 16:12

Oil prices remained under pressure after the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported on Wednesday that crude oil inventories rose by 3.019 million barrels for the week ended February 23, exceeding expectations for a rise of 2.4 million barrels.

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".