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by | March 07, 2018 | 23:16

House, is running for the chance to unseat the Republican incumbent, Ted Cruz . Both Cruz and O'Rourke faced token opposition in their respective primaries and were expected to be the nominees for their parties. Fresh from a convincing victory in Tuesday's primary, Texas Sen. Total Democratic early votes exceeded Republican ones roughly 465,000 to 420,000, though those figures combined accounted for less than 9 percent of the state's total registered voters.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:58

While his counterparts have threatened retaliation, concrete action that would herald the start of an all-out trade war has yet to come. A Chinese enjoy told US business leaders late last week that President Xi Jinping is ready to revive high-level talks on economic disputes, and would name a new liaison to defuse trade tensions with America.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:10

That number included 545 cancellations at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is 45 percent of the airport's normal schedule. "It's not us; it's the other airports", said Burlington International Airport Aviation Director Gene Richards.

by | March 07, 2018 | 22:05

Voting is under way in Sierra Leone, where more than three million people are eligible to choose a new president, parliament and local councillors. This is because president Ernest Bai Koroma respects his people and the law of his country.

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:53

Four crew members are missing after the 15,262 TEU containership Maersk Honan caught fire in the Arabian Sea during a voyage from Singapore to Suez at around 1520 hours GMT (2050 hours IST) yesterday. "The fire onboard the Maersk Honam continues and the situation of the vessel is very critical", Maersk Line stated in a release. "We will offer crisis counselling for the seafarers signing-off and returning to their families and our deepest empathy go out to the families of the crew members ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:45

FILE PHOTO: Saudi women arrive to attend Janadriyah Culture Festival on the outskirts of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 8, 2016. Her statements were interrupted briefly as opposition lawmakers cried "Shame!" "They criticise us for a war in Yemen that is a just war, that is supported by worldwide law".

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:19

It also offers tutoring help to students who perform badly on the state's standardized reading test. The legislative session is scheduled to end on Friday. Florida's House of Representatives has passed a sweeping higher education bill that eliminates "free speech zones" on college campuses. While crafted by Republicans, some GOP senators still opposed it because they don't agree with raising the minimum age to guy a rifle from 18 to 21 or requiring a waiting period to buy the weapons.

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:14

Air India has denied the claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Saudi Arabia has agreed to allow the carrier use its airspace during flights to the Zionist state. If Air India were to take this route from New Delhi, it would cover the entire distance in more than nine hours, according to the source. "The route time given by the DGCA to us is seven hours and five minutes, and looking at that schedule we believe it must be flying over the Saudi airspace", the spokesman ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:12

Giving an update on the current water status in the Western Cape province capital, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Tuesday that a massive reduction in water usage over the past few months had for now likely staved off the catastrophe. Tuesday's announcement by Mr Maimane was the third time the city has managed to push Day Zero out from April 12th, when it was originally expected to arrive.

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:11

The victor of the special election will serve until January 2021. He has a drawn a primary challenger, state Sen. He served in the House for five years before winning his Senate seat in 1978. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville led Cochran in the first Republican primary, but did not garner the majority vote needed to avoid a runoff. Thad Cochran married Webber in a private ceremony in May 2015.

by | March 07, 2018 | 21:02

Jones, a political science professor at Rice University. Six Republicans and two Democrats in the 38-member Texas congressional delegation opted not to run for re-election, drawing dozens of candidates to those open seat races, including 18 Republicans and four Democrats vying to replace U.S.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:59

Later, a combined meeting of BJP and its ally the Indigenous People's front of Tripura (IPFT) was held in which the IPFT endorsed the decision of the BJP legislature party. No CPI-M worker has been attacked by the BJP workers. The state of Tripura has been witnessing serious tension between party workers of BJP and CPM.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:52

In a statement at the time of Kushner's security clearance downgrade , Kelly said that the president's son-in-law was "integral" to the Trump administration's relationship with Mexico. But Kushner's inclusion in the Wednesday meeting in Mexico City - along with United States ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson's unexpected announcement she will step down in May - indicates he will continue to play a central role in Trump's foreign-policy agenda.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:40

A consortium of 31 banks had given working capital facility to Gitanjali Group , it said. In a late night development, SFIO summoned PNB MD and CEO Sunil Mehta for recording of his statement in the Rs 12,700-crore fraud. Chitalia was apprehended at the Mumbai airport and taken to CBI office for questioning. Chitalia was brought to the Central Bureau of Investigation office at the Bandra-Kurla Complex for interrogation.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:10

Ramasamy". The six claimed to be students of Jadavpur University and members of a far-Left group called Radical, The Indian Express reported. The gates had been kept open for gardeners who were busy cleaning the place. Amid fears of flare-up in political violence, the Home Ministry asked states to take strong action against those indulging in vandalism and making it clear that district magistrates and superintendents of police would be responsible in case of any law and order disturbance.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:07

Activity at the volcano, which famously featured in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice , was likely to continue for some time. Powerful volcanic eruptions continued at Mt. Some used umbrellas to protect themselves from the ash, AP reports . Japan, which sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", has 110 active volcanoes and is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:06

Does participation mean an expression of support for the sponsor's general political agenda, or can it signify just their interest in expressing support for school safety throughout the country in unity with fellow teenagers across the country? Carlomagno said she and the other Walton organizers initially wanted the protest to take place in front of the school, under the flagpole, but there isn't enough room.

by | March 07, 2018 | 18:42

The Supreme Court has now found the unborn does not have other constitutional rights and theoretically that replacement clause may not be necessary, as a legal challenge to abortion legislation is now much more hard. In a statement, the bishops said removing the Eighth Amendment would be "a shocking step" which "effectively says that unborn children do not exist".

by | March 07, 2018 | 18:37

He credited the Winter Olympic Games as a being stepping off point for the negotiations, saying North Korea's inclusion in the games made it "very successful". Trade war fears have been looming since Trump announced he intends to impose tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum. "If they want us to help out, we'll be there".

by | March 07, 2018 | 18:02

Saturday results of the assembly elections had thrown up a fractured mandate with the Congress emerging as the single largest, only marginally ahead of the NPP , but failing to stitch a post-poll alliance. Mukul Sangma highlighted that doing away of the bandh culture and restoring peace were great achievements during his eight-year stint as CM. Even in Meghalayam it did not get enough numbers to form government.