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by | December 19, 2017 | 05:52

Sarah Mullally (right) will be installed as the diocese of London's first woman bishop at St Paul's Cathedral in the new year. She said yesterday: 'If our churches are going to be more relevant to our communities, that means increasing churches that are led by priests who are women, who come from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups'.

by | December 19, 2017 | 05:38

Mevani has been the Dalit face of the three young Turks who have challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state. The Congress supported Jignesh Mevani by not fielding a candidate against him in Vadgam. Mevani went up against a relative newcomer from the BJP - Vijay Chakravarti in Vadgam. The Congress had to move its sitting MLA from Vadgam Manibhai Vaghela to Idar constituency.

by | December 19, 2017 | 04:10

Mrs May struck her defiant note as the ten-strong Brexit "war cabinet" discussed the eventual trade deal which it hopes will emerge in the second phase of talks to be launched next month with Brussels. "No way. They have to face the consequences of their own decision", he told Britain's Prospect Magazine. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Express, May vowed that she would "not be derailed" from securing an "ambitious deal" with the EU.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:27

Get rid of the tree right after Christmas. Based on conversations he has had with other farmers across the country, though, he confirmed there are shortages in many states. Conversely, a real Christmas tree takes about seven years to raise. Montag notes most people are fair-weather shoppers. He plants 10,000 seedlings a year on his operation, where buyers can choose and cut their own tree .

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:15

According to The New York Times , the Department of Defense spent $22 million on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification program. 'If you've talked to Harry Reid for 60 seconds then it's the least surprising thing ever that he loves UFOs and got an earmark to study them, ' former Reid spokeswoman Kristen Orthman said in a message on Twitter.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:15

A woman in the United States has been mauled to death by her own pitbulls in an "absolutely grisly" attack. "In my 40 years of law enforcement, I've never seen anything quite like it. The dogs had previously been indoor dogs and with her coming home maybe five times a week, they became more isolated. "It appears she was taken to the ground, lost consciousness and the dogs mauled her to death", Agnew told reporters.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:59

Christensen, a 21-year-old Danish central defender, has been on the books of Chelsea since 2012, when he joined the club's youth setup from Brondby. He is another John Terry for me, and has that same kind of stature because he has got that ability. Things have been a little tougher for the champions this season, not least with European football back on the schedule, while there has also been an effort to reduce the age of the team so as to better prepare for the immediate future.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:54

For downtown restaurant owner Mike Rodi, this is a step toward accounability. State police and Charlottesville police were also unable to communicate by radio the day of the rally because they were on different channels, the report stated.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:52

One boy drowned and two others were killed following landslides, while tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods as the storm pounded Samar island. "I've been stranded for three days, sleeping in the bus, and I just want to get home to my family for Christmas", Eliaquin Pilapil, a 55-year-old farmer, told AFP from a port in the town of Matnog in the eastern province of Sorsogon.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:48

Benjamin, William, Adam and Owen round out the top five for London boys' names. Across UnityPoint's entire health system, the top three girl names were Emma, Nora, and Olivia. When it comes to baby names, Ontario's long-reigning queen has been joined by a new king. Those two names take the crown for being the most popular names for babies born in Hamilton in 2016.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:39

Pence was scheduled to depart Tuesday, but the Senate vote will likely be be Tuesday or Wednesday. His decision came amid an uproar in the Middle East over the Trump administration's decision to designate Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "The tax vote is still in very good shape, but we don't want to take any chances", a White House official said, adding there were "several difference scenarios" in which Pence might be needed.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:16

Trump, breaking away from decades of US policy of neutrality, announced on December 6 to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Egypt circulated a United Nations draft text on the Jerusalem issue on Saturday, and diplomats said the council could vote on the proposed measure as early as Monday.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:57

That's nearly five percent of the more than 5,000 guests and crew on board. The outbreak of illness in the cruises happened when 332 of the 5,547 guests aboard the Independence of the Seas complained of gastrointestinal illness after the cruise departed from Port Everglades in Florida on December 11.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:55

Michael Hayden, former head of the CIA and NSA (National Security Agency) told Kurdistan 24, "supported by the Russian Air Force, have actually been, in a race vehicle sense of the word, drafting on the American success in Raqqa and the Euphrates valley".

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:00

The provincial government has announced an end to the grizzly bear hunt. "The results of the government's consultation were clear and government has listened - we couldn't be more thrilled", said Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and B.C.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:58

The polling stations were decided through a draw of lots in which the candidates or their agents were also present. Former Chief Election Commissioner Naveen Chawla on Monday asserted that political parties or candidate tended to cry foul and blame the electronic voting machines (EVMs) when they are losing the elections.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:55

In an interview, Fravor said that the mysterious aircraft appeared from 80,000 feet and hurtled towards the sea before stopping at 20,000 feet and hovering before it disappeared. Its initial funding came largely at the request of former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat long known for his enthusiasm for space phenomena, the newspaper said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:50

Conor McGregor shot to superstardom when he crossed codes and stepped into the ring with Floyd Mayweather last summer. Several matches were teased , including a unification fight with former interim UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker , as well as a fight against Tyron Woodley either at middleweight or welterweight, the weight division which GSP made his name in the sport of MMA .

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:46

In a statement, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda said General Chiwenga retired pending redeployment and Zimbabwe National Army Commander, Lieutenant General Phillip Valerio Sibanda has been promoted to fill the vacancy.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:22

Kaspersky Lab announced December 18 that it will challenge a September 2017 directive by the Department of Homeland Security banning the use of their software in the federal government. DHS acknowledged receipt of Kaspersky's letter in August, the company said, but took no further action until issuing a directive in September stipulating that civilian federal government agencies remove Kaspersky's software within 90 days.