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by | February 12, 2018 | 01:28

She was again put under house arrest in November 2007 after the imposition of emergency rule in Pakistan . She was imprisoned in 1983 for her pro-democracy activities during General Zia ul-Haq's military rule and put under house arrest in 2007 for opposing President Pervez Musharraf's removal of the Supreme Court's chief justice.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:20

Their sweeping tax overhaul bill approved in December will add an estimated $1.5 trillion to the national debt over 10 years. "In addition, the funding bill will provide support for our veterans, those who have worn the uniform as well as their families, and it will clear the way for new investment in our nation's infrastructure".

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:19

Chance of precipitation is 20%. Highs will jump back into the upper 30s to low 40s in the west and the mid to upper 30s in central Kansas. It will be cloudy Saturday before rain begins in the afternoon as temperatures increase to near 50 degrees, the weather service said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:18

Invesco Limited holds 5.77M shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. Revenue from Nvidia's widely watched data center business, which counts Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Corp's ( MSFT .O) Azure cloud business among its customers, more than doubled to $606 million.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:16

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement calling on "all sides involved to show restraint and avoid all acts that could lead to complicating the situation further". Another sign that today's incident was not happenstance is the statement by Hezbollah, Iran's Lebanese arm, which chose to respond with aggressive language: "The shooting down of the plane is the beginning of a new strategic stage that will restrict Israel's exploitation of Syrian airspace".

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:19

Defence spokesman Lt Colonel Devender Ananad said in a statement as part of the ongoing operation at Sunjwan in Jammu that the Army has killed two heavily armed terrorists. Following the attack, the authorities ordered closure of schools in Sunjwan belt of Jammu city. Among the wounded were five women and children, he said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:14

Martin Schulz , leader of the German Social Democrats (SPD), said Friday he won't be the next foreign minister. Schulz managed this week to clinch a coalition deal with Merkel's CDU/CSU that gave his centre-left SPD six ministries as well as securing a string of policy concessions.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:13

The people of Palestine have shown remarkable courage in the face of several challenges. Imphal, Feb 10 (UNI) Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla today expressed happiness over the new ray hope that arose after the historic visit of the any Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Palestine.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:58

Education minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said that the school should have discussed the matter with parents before making the decision. A Japanese school's plan to introduce Armani-branded uniforms for its students, at a cost of almost $750 a pop, has sparked complaints and fierce debate, even reaching as far as parliament.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:56

Pelosi, D-Calif., exercised her right as a House leader to speak for as long as she wants to in addressing the Senate bipartisan federal spending deal's lack of a solution for so-called Dreamers who benefit from the DACA program, set to expire on March 5.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:58

The crackdown was stopped after the terrorists outside attacked a jail official's house in Chadoura, Budgam, set his vehicles on fire and threatened his family members to kill him if he continued to commit "atrocities" on the prisoners in his jail.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:57

A mom's disappointment was on display for the nation to see after her son chose to play football for the University of Florida rather than Tennessee. Copeland's mother walked off the stage nearly immediately after his decision was announced.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:56

It's a drastic change of pace from 2017 where the rouge nation routinely broke global laws with their missile tests. They have been dubbed the "army of beauties", apparently handpicked for their looks by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un himself.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:59

At least 23 Palestinians have been killed since then, most in clashes with Israeli forces. In a statement issued yesterday, the European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah expressed "strong concern" over the demolition.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:15

While the body can make asparagine, it's also found in our diet, with higher concentrations in some foods including asparagus, soy, dairy, poultry, and seafood. "This is interesting research looking at how cutting off the supply of nutrients essential to cancer's spread could help restrain tumours", added Professor Charles Swanton , Cancer Research UK's chief clinician.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:18

He was transported to the hospital, where he died later that morning, according to police spokesman Beau Tidwell . "[D'baha's] body is now in New Orleans , LA, and we are raising money to bring him home to Charleston and then have a memorial service/funeral for his family and friends", Weaver wrote on the website.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:18

One of the worst places hit was the city of Hualien where walls collapsed and buildings rested at terrifying angles. But many of Taiwan's older buildings remain perilously vulnerable to even moderate strength quakes . Taiwan sits at the intersection of the Philippine Sea tectonic plate, which is moving west at about 3 inches a year, and the Eurasian plate, which extends east from mainland China.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:15

Yes, it would cost money to move the equipment to Washington for the parade, but the military moves equipment every day, and Pennsylvania Avenue is in need of repaving regardless of whether the parade takes place. Last time , the United States has witnessed a grandiose military parade of this kind was in 1991 to mark the end of Operation Desert Storm in Iraq during the first Gulf War as missiles, stealth bombers, tanks and other military hardware were featured as hundreds of troops march ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:15

The Russians said they first and foremost wanted to determine "what type of missile was used in the attack", for which they needed to analyze the engine, Turkish media reported quoting government sources. The Idlib area is home to more than 1.1 million of Syria's 6.5 million internally displaced people, many of whom escaped other formerly opposition-held areas after they were overrun by government forces, according to United Nations figures.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:14

The official spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity. One of the state TV outlets reported "dozens of dead and wounded". One Syrian rebel soldier was wounded but no USA forces were killed or wounded, according to NPR's Tom Bowman, who is reporting from elsewhere in Syria.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:50

The committee rejected that move last week. Trump last week declassified a document written by the committee's Republican majority that criticized methods the Federal Bureau of Investigation used to obtain a surveillance warrant on a onetime Trump campaign associate.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:46

An quake struck Taiwan before midnight on Tuesday, causing buildings to collapse in the city of Hualien. Bridges and some highways were closed pending inspections after buckling due to the force of the quake. "We are just waiting to go to bed". The quake caused widespread damage in Hualien, a city of 100,000 people. Clarke said everyone in the hostel is out and there have been a couple of aftershocks.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:45

The Parkland will be experiencing some winter weather tonight into Wednesday morning. It could snow quite steadily and even moderately to heavy at times through the mid to late morning, especially along and north of the Interstate 78 corridor.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:47

Mattis linked the cruise missile to Washington's charge that Russian Federation has been violating the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty by developing and deploying a ground-based cruise missile that is banned by the treaty. "Any use will trigger a nuclear weapons conflict with catastrophic humanitarian consequences for civilians". It took aim at the Pentagon's proposal to develop a nuclear cruise missile that could be launched from a ship or submarine.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:41

The child from the video was located and is said to be safe, according to investigators. Authorities say the video shows a pornographic image of a young girl and an adult man. Facebook has released a statement about a recent incident of child pornography being shared on the social media platform. The video spread as many across the region attempted to get the word out and find the person responsible.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:41

A spokesman for the outlawed Pakistani Taliban swiftly claimed responsibility, saying the attack inflicted heavy casualties, though militant casualty tolls are often inflated. Pakistan says militants who escaped from Swat and elsewhere are now operating out of the Kunar province in neighbouring Afghanistan. An officer was among those who died in the bombing, which was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban in an email to journalists.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:34

The WikiLeaks founder applied to have a warrant for skipping bail quashed, which would free him to leave the embassy, where he has hidden since June 2012 , without fear of arrest. The WikiLeaks founder feared being extradited to Sweden because he was certain that he'd eventually be sent to the United States to stand trial over his publication of USA military files leaked by whistleblower Chelsea Manning in 2010.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:23

However, in an unusual move, Andrzej Duda also said he will ask the country's constitutional court to evaluate the bill and suggest possible amendments. Bennett said only a small number of Poles risked their lives to save Jews during the war. The new law would outlaw publicly and falsely attributing the crimes of Nazi Germany to the Polish nation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:15

They said that the prisoner has escaped and a major manhunt has been started to nab him. Hunzullah was being taken to the hospital for treatment from Srinagar central jail. "Pained to hear that two more fearless policemen lost their lives in an attack in Srinagar today". The officials said that Naveed belonged to LeT's Wasim group and was involved in a number of terror acts including the killing of a police official and a schoolteacher before his arrest.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:11

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday reiterated full support of the government and the people of Pakistan to the "just and legitimate right of the Kashmiri people" for the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue. He remarked that forceful occupation of Kashmir was against the modern norms of nation state and people's basic right to self-determination - the right to form government as per people's aspirations free from foreign interference.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:08

He is survived by his wife and seven-year-old twins. " Deputy Flick was an outstanding member of my agency, and he will be missed , " Elder said. They were taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries. Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs said it was on lockdown, and reporters at the hospital said there was a large law enforcement presence there as well.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:05

It's a challenge because you are writing papers that are biblically correct. (Reuters/Jessica Kourkounis) Tom Roush waves a flag while celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles victory. "No, I'm not going to the White House ", he said on the Pardon My Take podcast. "I wasn't anxious about the timer ", Foles added. "I just understand that what I wanted to accomplish was more important than that".

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:32

Two of those seriously injured had their conditions subsequently downgraded, police said. The accident happened around 9 a.m. near the People's Park in Huangpu District, according to the official account of the municipality on social networking site Weibo.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:33

He deleted the tweet less than 3 hours later. Costco is a American budget wholesaler of home furniture and appliances, with an annual membership costing $60 per year. The tax bill slashes the federal corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, and the maximum individual income tax rate, for the nation's wealthiest, drops from 39.6 percent to 37 percent.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:25

The move to retroactively authorise the outpost will grant it the necessary building permits and access to the state's budget. However, the wording of Sunday's proposal leave's open the possibility that the location of the legalized settlement will be different from the outpost's current spot.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:28

China's Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said in a statement in Beijing on Sunday that the report exaggerates the threat of China's nuclear force. Land-based ballistic missiles, submarine-launched missiles, and air-delivered weapons - to be extensively modernised, as begun under ex-President Obama.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:18

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a stern warning on Friday to Syria, urging the regime to abstain from using chemical weapons. The secretary of state said Russian Federation must stop vetoing UN Security Council resolutions on holding those who use such weapons accountable.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:09

It was a system failure. The man, who has asked to remain anonymous, told ABC News, " I did what I was trained to do " by "making the selection to notify the public". The man blamed the incident on a variety of factors - it was shift change, he and others lacked training, the drill was unannounced - for the alert that wasn't corrected for 38 minutes .

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:08

Pochettino has led Spurs to some big wins in three-and-a-half years as manager, including a 3-1 victory over European champions Real Madrid in November and home wins against Chelsea , Arsenal and United in the final season at White Hart Lane.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:04

Police said the women were "tricked" into removing their hijabs by a propaganda campaign spread by Iranians living overseas, the Tasnim news agency reported. On Wednesday, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, Iran's chief prosecutor, had denounced the protests as "childish", suggesting that individuals from outside Iran are inciting the movement.