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by | October 16, 2017 | 05:04

Kurdish security officials said the deadline had been set for early on Sunday but Iraqi authorities denied it. Both the Iraqi army and the Kurdish Peshmerga are key allies of the US -led coalition in its fight against ISIS in Iraq, and the threat of armed clashes poses a major challenge for Western governments.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:52

Later in the day, a second bombing was reported in the city's Madina district. According to media reports, a massive auto bomb detonated outside the entrance to a hotel in the city's K5 junction, which is home to government offices, hotels and restaurants.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:49

Hertha Berlin appeared to show solidarity with sportspersons in the United States by "taking a knee" ahead of its Bundesliga match with Schalke on Saturday. "Hertha always stands against racism", forward Salomon Kalou said. We've seen it plenty in the National Football League thanks to Colin Kaepernick last season with the San Francisco 49ers and many have followed suit.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:40

Speaking to Sky News , she said: "Not everyone was really believing that we were going to make sufficient progress by October". "A future relationship may come up at the December council but that's no reason not to talk about a bridging arrangement first".

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:41

The work she does for ME - while rarely easy and often understated - is a reflection of her work ethic and her infinite energy to serve the people of our state. Like President Donald Trump, LePage has been a polarizing leader. While the temptation might be to walk away and leave the problems to others, there are very few who have the ability to bring about positive change.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:25

Queensland police said the victims were two males who were highly experienced skydiving professionals, aged 34 and 35, and a 50-year-old woman customer. Witnesses told they watched one skydiver's chute become tangled up as they fell from the sky. Two men in their thirties and a woman in her forties were pronounced dead at the scene.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:21

While reading out the judgment, the court said the distinction that the law makes pertaining to age of consent between a married and an unmarried girl is artificial. The court's decision came on a PIL by NGO " Independent Thought " that stated nearly every statute in the country recognised that a girl below 18 years of age is a child but exception 2 to Section 375 allowed a husband to have sexual intercourse with his wife if she is between 15 and 18 years of age.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:54

The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight and the US National Hurricane Centre has warned it could strengthen over the coming days. It is now around 760 miles south-west of the Portuguese Azore islands, whipping up 75mph winds as it trundles eastwards.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:54

Alongside the results of Tuesday's election, the global community will be looking forward to seeing Liberia's history of assassinations, coups and exiled dictators shift to more stable footing as Sirleaf peacefully transfers her post. They include former footballer Senator George Weah , Vice President Joseph Boakai, former rebel leader Prince Johnson and the only woman in the race, former model Macdella Cooper.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:43

Corker, in the New York Times interview , said that Trump is acting "like he's doing "The Apprentice" or something", and added that he could set the nation " on the path to World War III ". Hill, who has been critical of Trump on social media, was suspended by the network for two weeks for violating the company's social media guidelines.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:10

Erdogan said the $800 million of trade between the two countries "is not enough" and that it should increase sharply in the near future. In the 1990s, Turkey backed Bosnian Muslims in the war that pitted them against the Orthodox Christian Serbs and Catholic Croats.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:05

It was reported that the gun battle took place between terrorists and security forces in Hajin . "Two Garud personnel were martyred in the action". As per the reports , the terrorists were associated LeT Lashkar-e-Taiba. Recently Khalid carried out attack on the special police officer and his seven-year-old son who was killed at Handwara. With stepped-up anti-terror operations, the nefarious designs of terrorists have received a serious blow.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:06

Congress members were unsatisfied with Smith's apologies . The statement said the cybersecurity firm Mandiant made the new estimate after a forensic review of the incident, which is believed to be one of the worst breaches because of the sensitivity of data leaked.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:02

After more was revealed about the far-reaching impact of the ads , the social media titan handed them over to the House Intelligence Committee last week . "After we do that, we'll release them publicly". Following a meeting with Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, the leaders of the House Russia investigation - Reps.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:04

Alibaba's Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Zhang, was quoted stating that the innovation of next-generation technologies will contribute significantly toward Alibaba's growth worldwide. Alibaba Group Holding putting a lot of cash behind its goal of serving 2 billion customers and creating 100 million job opportunities over the next two decades.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:39

The project was launched by Theresa May in a bid to end the injustice of different ethnic groups being treated differently by society. ■ Households of Bangladeshi, Pakistani, black, mixed and other backgrounds were more likely to receive income-related benefits and tax credits than those in other ethnic groups.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:35

The statement comes hours after her former running mate, Tim Kaine , made comments directed criticizing leaders who reamined silent on the matter. Democrats quickly began facing pressure to return their donations from Weinstein. A high-profile donor in the Democratic Party, Weinstein has contributed more $20,000 to Clinton's campaigns since she ran for U.S. Senate in NY in 1999, according to the Center for Responsive Politics .

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:35

In its report entitled "Mirage at Dusk", the KNCHR said that the dead included a six 6-month-old baby, who was clobbered by armed security agents whilst under the care of its mother in Kisumu County in western Kenya . While some, in particular Kenyatta's supporters, endorsed the changes, those supporting opposition leader Raila Odinga accuse the amendments of being a rigging plot.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:40

Earlier, the Bloomberg news agency published information with reference to a press release from the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), according to which Moscow and Riyadh signed contracts providing for the purchase of S-400 air defense missile systems.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:41

Safety David Dowell was another key member of the Michigan State Spartans' stellar defense in their surprising and unexpected upset victory over the Michigan Wolverines . Michigan's results this season are worrisome for their fans. The native of Brook Park, Ohio, forced a fumble on Michigan's second offensive series in the first quarter, giving MSU excellent field position at the MI 46-yard line.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:41

Two more former residents of a Florida nursing home have died roughly a month after Hurricane Irma knocked out the facility's air conditioning, the Hollywood Police Department announced Monday. A couple in their 90s died within a month of each other in the United States after the nursing home they were in became a deadly hot box after Hurricane Irma.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:41

But the the CPP, which stipulated that power companies had until 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions by 32 percent relative to 2005 levels, never really got a chance to have an impact. "If Administrator Pruitt plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan, that would be a complete abdication of EPA's legal responsibility to protect our children's lungs from risky smokestack pollution and their homes from climate-destabilizing extreme weather", Environmental Defense Fund president Fred Krupp said ...

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:41

French European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau said her country will not recognize Catalonia if it declares independence from Spain, clarifying such a move will mean Catalan exit from the EU. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy could suspend the existing autonomous status that Catalonia enjoys under the country's system of regional governments.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:37

Spain first found the net in the 16th minute, when Rodrigo collected Isco's chipped-ball into the box and found the net with a superb volley. Spain , along with Belgium, Germany and England are the only European nations to have booked their berth for Russian Federation but with one qualifier remaining, plenty of other names will be added to the list in the next couple of days.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:38

The high humidity is expected to continue through Wednesday . Next weekend looks lovely with plenty of sunshine and highs in the mid-70s to near 80°. As a result, a high chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue into Wednesday . Temperatures will also be a bit cooler mid-week. Nate will bring a surge of tropical moisture to Northeast Ohio from the south, acting as fuel to forming showers from instability brought on from the low pressure.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:57

Corker , a ten year veteran of the US Senate, representing the people of Tennessee , responded quickly and decisively to Trump's tweet in a way that has surprised pretty much everyone, regardless of their political affiliation. Corker says he'll oppose any legislation that increases the national debt by a single cent. Those comments were not the first time Corker has expressed distinct reservations about Trump.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:49

It said the arrested man was among nine people taken to hospital, while two others were treated at the scene. The incident which occurred at 2.20pm immediately sparked a full-scale security lockdown in the area but police later confirmed the collision was not terror-related.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:23

Lombardo declined to comment on a report that 64-year-old Paddock had wired $100,000 to an account in the Philippines some time in the week before the attack. Bump-stock is a legal device that enables a shooter to fire bullets rapidly, similar to an automatic rifle. Earlier today, reports said Ms. Danley had been wired $100,000.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:26

A police prosecutor said officers found images "which we presume to be real" of women being strangled and decapitated on the hard drive on Madsen's computer in a laboratory he ran. Wall, a freelance journalist based in NY and China, was believed to be working on a feature story about Madsen at the time of her disappearance. Police identified it as Wall's and said blood inside the submarine matched DNA samples retrieved from her hairbrush.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:21

Jerry Brown signed landmark " sanctuary state" legislation Thursday, vastly limiting who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities. "Ultimately, SB54 (...) creates another magnet for more illegal immigration", he insisted, adding ICE will have " no choice but to conduct at-large arrests in local neighborhoods and at worksites, which will inevitably result in additional collateral arrests".

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:00

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock told reporters in Geneva on Fridaythat the more than half a million people who have arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks need a greater level of help from the global community. Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that her government would continue to support almost 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled neighboring Myanmar to escape violence, reports AP.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:54

They reportedly have failed to recovery in time for the game. A win in Kampala is vital for the Black Stars - now placed third in the group with five points from four matches - before their final qualifier against current leaders Egypt, at home in Accra on November 6.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:45

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) in cooperation with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is considering joint work on 25 investment projects in various areas, according to Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia on Thursday also announced major investments and joint ventures to further cement relations, with Putin and Salman signing deals from arms sales to cooperation in space.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:48

Lewis Hamilton has made it clear to his Mercedes team what he wants from his auto for the next round of the Formula One world championship in Japan having struggled for pace at the Malaysian Grand Prix , finishing second to the Red Bull of Max Verstappen .

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:44

Thursday's spacewalk was the first of three scheduled spacewalks this month aimed at repairing and maintaining various pieces of equipment outside the ISS, and was the 203rd spacewalk in the history of the space station. A total of three such spacewalks have been scheduled for the month of October, of which the first will commence on Thursday, informed NASA. The astronauts will fix the latching mechanism on the end of the Canadian robotic arm which is not functioning properly.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:59

As part of the four-day trip, the king is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday for talks in the Kremlin expected to focus on the global oil market and the conflict in Syria . The cuts have effectively bolstered prices and are expected to be extended. As of Tuesday midday, benchmark Brent crude was trading at $56.04 a barrel and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) at $50.51 with concerns of an over-supply still at the forefront of investors' minds.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:39

President Donald Trump announced in August a plan to end America's longest war and eliminate a rising extremist threat in Afghanistan. As part of the plan, the Pentagon is boosting troop numbers by about 3,500, augmenting the roughly 11,000 Americans now stationed there.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:35

According to the statement, the family is "horrified and upset" to read that the movie was told from Steenkamp and her mother's perspective. She said the "damaging and misleading claim, which was made in a report by the leading trade newspaper Dateline Hollywood " has not been denied by Lifetime .

by | October 03, 2017 | 09:09

Hector Ferrer, the president of Cruz's party who had a public falling out with her this year over political differences, said that while Cruz may be in the media spotlight, there are plenty of others working hard to help Puerto Rico recover.

by | October 03, 2017 | 09:08

The Islamic State group killed at least 58 Syrian government troops and militia as the jihadists put up fierce resistance to a Russian-backed offensive against some of its last bastions, a monitor said today. The Syrian forces laid a siege to the town following its recapture by IS, al-Watan said. 738 jihadists from the Islamic State groupings and Tahrir ash Sham, including the former Al Qaeda branch in Syria , were killed.