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by | January 09, 2019 | 04:57

Al-Qunun's supporters believe her visa to Australia may have been cancelled as she reportedly found she was unable to log into her Australian government immigration profile. Within hours of launching the petition it had secured thousands of signatures. "She said very clearly that she has suffered both physical and psychological abuse".

by | January 09, 2019 | 03:54

Police said the situation turned unruly suddenly after a group of people shouting slogans against the Bill gathered in front of the BJP office in Amolapatty in Dibrugarh and ransacked it. The Nagaland Cabinet, on Monday evening, resolved to request the Centre to re-examine and review the Citizenship Bill to ensure it is "in consonance with the provisions of the Constitution and the existing practices of the Nagas".

by | January 09, 2019 | 02:46

But of course here at Vulture Central, we have our own Reg Standards Bureau full of much more relevant things to convert length into. As Live Science reported back in 2017, workers used high-pressure water jets to slowly break down an 820-foot-long (250 m), 143-ton (130,000 kilograms) "rancid blob" that formed in a London sewer.

by | January 09, 2019 | 02:34

We at Paste encourage this recent wave of candor, and would remind people that for anything you could say, the Donald has nearly definitely said worse. Tlaib's remarks drew sharp criticism, with some saying that the use of such language poisons dialogue and might prompt some other politicians to use the same degrading expressions.

by | January 09, 2019 | 01:53

Among the claims to emerge from the 106th Indian Science Congress is that ancient Hindus invented stem cell research. Academics at the annual Indian Science Congress dismissed important findings of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein . The Breakthrough Science Society, a body committed to propagating science and scientific outlook, said it was distressing that such "chauvinistic claims" about ancient India were made before young and impressionable minds.

by | January 09, 2019 | 00:39

The District of West Vancouver told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation last week that donation bins in the area would be closed after a 34-year-old man became trapped inside one. This is not the first time someone has died after attempting to climb into a donation bin. Sidhu said the identity of the latest victim in Toronto has not yet been released.

by | January 08, 2019 | 21:53

The party claims there have been "hundreds" of attacks against its officers and members since its founding in 2013. "In the coming days, we will closely monitor the reactions of other parties", said the statement, adding: "Today is a black day for democracy in Germany ".

by | January 08, 2019 | 18:36

Maryland senator Chris Van Hollen wants his constituents back to work and paid. Last week , the House passed measures to provide full appropriations for the various agencies and offices now shuttered, along with a continuing resolution for the Homeland Security Department, as the debate drags on about funding President Donald Trump's desired border wall.

by | January 08, 2019 | 16:29

Another seven were injured in the incident in Kohistan district of Badakhshan province, district governor Mohammad Rustam Raghi told AFP . Villagers had reportedly dug a 60m (220ft) deep but makeshift shaft in a river bed to hunt for gold and were caught in its collapse.

by | January 08, 2019 | 15:43

A male attacker has wounded 20 children inside a primary school in the Chinese capital of Beijing . According to a tweet by state-run tabloid Global Times , the suspect used a hammer to carry out the assault. The killer, who said he had been bullied when he attended the school in northern China's Shaanxi province, was executed in September. In 2010, almost 20 children were killed in knife attacks outside school gates.

by | January 08, 2019 | 10:34

Jason Dalton's surprise guilty pleas occurred as lawyers and a judge planned to pick a jury Monday in Kalamazoo County court. He answered "yes" to a series of questions, admitting that he shot eight people at three locations - an apartment building, a restaurant and a auto dealership - in the Kalamazoo area in February 2016.

by | January 08, 2019 | 08:03

The agency, however, said it will still not be able to fully open parks and that many will remain closed. The Fee Demonstration Program, which later became the FLREA, allowed parks to keep all revenue from visitor fees rather than send it back to the Treasury as long as it was put back in the parks to enhance the visitor services and experience.

by | January 07, 2019 | 23:47

In statement posted on the department's Facebook page Monday morning FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Mayor Bill de Blasio identified the probationary firefighter as Steven H. Pollard, assigned to Ladder Company 170 in Brooklyn, comes from a NY firefighter family. "It's a bad loss for the Department, to lose a member just at the beginning of his career like this is devastating to us", Nigro said.

by | January 07, 2019 | 23:45

Former US marine Paul Whelan has been detained in a Moscow prison since December 28. His family say his innocence is "undoubted". On Thursday, Whelan, security chief for global auto parts manufacturer BorgWarner, was formally charged with espionage and could face 20 years in prison.

by | January 07, 2019 | 23:24

The driver stopped the vehicle after other motorists got their attention and the child was removed from the roof. According to news.com.au, there were two other children in the auto at the time of the incident. They were properly restrained in their seats, local police told the news outlet. "The child seemed fine and looked like he was enjoying himself", a witness told Nine News .

by | January 07, 2019 | 22:57

Warren's critiques of Wall Street's political influence struck a chord with numerous Iowans who came to see her, 13 months ahead of the Iowa caucuses that formally kick off the nomination race. Warren also defended her decision to "prove" her Native American ancestry, adding that she just wanted to " put it all out there ", even though the DNA test showed Warren was likely only 1/1024 Native American (and even that is an estimate).

by | January 07, 2019 | 21:41

Touraj Hassani, Iran's naval deputy commander, told state media IRNA , adding that Iran's new stealth destroyer - the Sahand - could be a part of the naval flotilla deployed to the Atlantic for a five-month operation. "We have enough capabilities to stand against their actions and we have fully rehearsed for that", Sayyari stressed. The sanctions had been previously lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, which Washington unilaterally withdrew from in May 2018.

by | January 07, 2019 | 20:41

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on 2 September 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang. Trump, speaking to reporters Sunday in Washington, confirmed that both countries are "negotiating a location" for a second summit. This would be Kim's first foreign trip of the year and the fourth to China.

by | January 07, 2019 | 20:36

Griffiths intends to meet with leaders of the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, then go to Saudi Arabia to consult with Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi in Riyadh . A senior official from Yemen's popular Houthi Ansarullah movement, which has been defending the nation against a Saudi-led war, says the movement will comply with the Stockholm agreement on a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah.

by | January 07, 2019 | 20:26

Nicolas Maduro says his government's legitimacy comes from the votes of the people. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has claimed that Juan Guaido, a new president of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly, is a United States agent.