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by | November 18, 2017 | 01:59

Moody's Investors Service upgraded its ratings on India's sovereign bonds for the first time in almost 14 years on Friday, saying continued progress on economic and institutional reform will boost the country's growth potential. The agency raised doubts about the country's debt levels and fragile banks, and declined to budge despite the government's criticism of its rating methodology.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:11

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that the Coalition Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen would begin gradually reopening airports and seaports in Yemen, days after closing them over a Houthi ballistic attack on Riyadh. The more the blockade tightens, he said, the more the Houthis will develop their abilities to "respond to the assault of the enemy". The conflict escalated when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a massive air campaign in 2015 aimed at reversing Houthi military gains and ...

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:06

Hours after the post continued to rack in more comments, Nehls ultimately chose to schedule a press conference to address the issue at hand - he took a step back from the idea of even filing charges. "I'm not going to remove it because I know I'm not violating any laws or rules", she said. The Texas division of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an organisation that works to defend individual rights, responded to the sheriff on Facebook, writing: "Constitutional Law 101: You can't ...

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:38

In reply to Russia's request, US Permanent Representative Nikki Haley argued that a draft submitted to the Security Council first is to be the first to vote on. Russian Federation has sharply criticized the JIM after its latest report blamed the Syrian air force for a sarin gas attack on the opposition-held village of Khan Sheikhun that left scores dead.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:25

That shooting left four people dead and another 10 injured. A gunman opened fire on a local elementary school in rural Rancho Tehama near Sacramento in California killing at least four people, on Wednesday. However, people on social media accused Trump of copying and pasting his heartfelt condolences, given the similarity between the tweet on November 5 and the one sent out on Tuesday night.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:28

Honolulu police said Randall Saito, 59, left the Hawaii State Hospital on the morning of November 12. The staffer says Saito is considered a psychopath unable to feel empathy for others, but was not getting the treatment he needed because he was refusing psycho-therapy.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:24

Bustle has reached out to Uber for comment. In particular, the complaint argues that the ride-share company foregoes a traditional driver-vetting process to save money, leading to an ongoing harassment and assault problem that puts women in harm's way.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:56

But Pyongyang has seen any United States military exercises as a threat. The first such deployment of three USA carriers since 2007 "is making it impossible to predict when nuclear war breaks out due to the United States nuclear war equipment" taking up a "strike posture", he wrote.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:55

The discovery was made by Eliot Higgins, founder of the investigative website Bellingcat, who noticed a large red "fire" button in the corner had been cropped out of the picture. The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused the USA -led coalition of interfering with the Russian air force to protect retreating Islamic State (IS) militants.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:54

In that written statement, the former Trump campaign national security adviser claimed that he had told Sessions about "connections" he had that "could help arrange a meeting between then-candidate Trump and President Putin" in March of a year ago.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:52

Debate would start on Thursday morning, the Senate's usual time for considering private bills. On Monday, Liberal MP James Paterson released an alternative bill which seeks to overturn a number of anti-discrimination laws, should same-sex marriage get the go-ahead.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:44

The shooter had a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns. Area resident Brian Flint told local media that his roommate had been shot and killed by the gunman, a former convict in his 50s. A woman and another child were shot in a truck that was driving near the school and taken to the hospital, he added. Johnston said the school had been cleared by 10 a.m.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:56

Authorities say one person is in custody after a stabbing at the Macy's store at the Mall of America Sunday night, CBS Minnesota reports. They don't believe the suspect knew the victims and Potts said he didn't know yet where the victims were from.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:56

Trump brought up the matter in talks with Xi on Saturday in Beijing and the Chinese leader promised the players from UCLA would be treated fairly and expeditiously, The Washington Post reported . There was no immediate response to an email sent by City News Service to a White House official seeking confirmation of the report. None of the three arrested players are projected starters for 21st-ranked UCLA, but each had been expected to contribute off the bench for the Bruins this season.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:50

The nation's 45th president just tweeted that he has nominated Alex Azar as the next secretary of Health and Human Services. As secretary, Azar would be returning to HHS after serving in senior department posts in the George W. Bush before joining the pharmaceutical industry . Prices are "out of control" and "have gone through the roof", Trump said. Azar also favors moving authority to the states over Medicaid, the program that provides health care to the poor, elderly and disabled.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:48

About 57 percent of the 6,121 incidents reported to law enforcement were motivated by race or ethnicity, with the half of race-related crimes motivated by anti-black bias. Anti-white incidents increased from 613 incidents in 2015 to 720 incidents in 2016. Mr Sessions added that he would await a Department of Justice Crime Reduction and Public Safety task force report to determine what actions should be taken to address the increase.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:33

He also said in part, "Jail?" "I think the President has proven that he is not just the leader of the Philippine; he's not just the chairman of the ASEAN but he is a recognized leader for the rest of the developing world when he said that globalization should result in benefits for all", Roque said.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:28

Macron, during a visit to Dubai on Thursday, said he was "very concerned" by Tehran's missile programme after Saudi Arabia claimed it intercepted a missile fired from Yemen last month. During his visit to Dubai on Thursday, he referred to a missile which was sacked from Yemen and intercepted by Saudi Arabia earlier this month. Saudi Arabia and its allies also accuse Iran of supplying weapons to the Houthi rebels, saying the arms were not present in Yemen before conflict broke out in 2015.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:25

Meanwhile, Iran and Israel are preparing for the next phase. According to reports, the deal includes Iranian proxies fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, which would be required to leave the border area and eventually Syria.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:00

I disagree with him 100 percent". Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, who chairs the Republican senatorial campaign committee, said, "The allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore are deeply troubling". The allegations - the latest to emerge in the flood of sexual assault claims following the Harvey Weinstein case - have led to led calls for Moore to stand down from the election.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:37

According to The Wall Street Journal , Flynn and his son were to be paid as much as $ 15 million to deliver Fethullah Gülen to the Turkish government. The new allegation, that Flynn and his son engaged in a conspiracy to arrange the rendition of Fethullah Gülen to the Erdoğan government - which accuses the cleric of plotting an abortive coup in July 2016 - could if confirmed result in even more serious charges.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:14

Eleven Aegis destroyers of the U.S. Navy are also taking part. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the four-day strike force exercise is "aimed at enhancing deterrence against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats". The goal of the exercise was to demonstrate the U.S. Navy's ability to "operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinated strike force efforts", the navy said, adding that the three carrier strike groups will conduct training including "air defense drills, ...

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:54

The network hasn't received any allegations of misconduct by Louis C.K. but is "very troubled by the allegations", it said in a statement . The move by The Orchard comes after C.K. "And I wielded that power irresponsibly". In addition, the movie's 20-year old star Chloe Grace Moretz reportedly stepped away two weeks ago from doing publicity when she heard about possible accusations against C.K.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:55

With the 24-hour event last year, consumers purchased $17.8 billion in merchandise , up 24% from a year ago. To put that figure perspective, Alibaba made more transactions in first 15 minutes of Singles Day this year than it did during the entire first hour of the cybershopping event back in 2015.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:52

Intra-day, it touched a high of 10,368.45 and a low of 10,266.95. This is its weakest closing level since October 31, when it had ended at 33,213.13. The week has been a disappointing one for the investors as the Street flattered to deceive them.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:47

In a major revamp of the GST tax structure, the GST Council on Friday removed 178 items from the highest 28 per cent category while cutting the tax on all restaurants outside starred-hotels to 5 per cent but withdrawing input credit facility for them.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:48

The Highland County Veterans Honor Guard conducted the posting of the colors at the event, and the Hillsboro High School band performed the national anthem, as well as the rallying songs of each military branch. "We couldn't have done a lot of this without their support". The high school invited about 150 veterans to the event. "Just seeing everyone that has come out and we're just here to thank them really".

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:38

Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger called for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to step aside immediately, and the Senate should expel him if seated, following the recent sexual assault allegations made against him. "There's now a plausible path for Democrat Doug Jones to win the Alabama Senate race next month; a write-in campaign for defeated establishment candidate Luther Strange could throw a three-way race to the Democrat - and that would deprive the Republicans of a crucial ...

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:44

His scenes will be reshot immediately, with Christopher Plummer replacing him in the role of J. Paul Getty . The surprising part of the recast is that Scott wants to keep the December 22 released date. Kevin Spacey (L) and Christopher Plummer (R) attend the 13th annual Monte Cristo Awards at The Edison Ballroom on April 15, 2013 in New York City.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:50

The Pentagon assesses that the only way to destroy North Korea's nuclear weapons program with certainty is through a ground invasion , according to a letter to USA lawmakers. It also cuts off a vital economic lifeline to North Korea by prohibiting exports of cotton products. "I say we are out of time, it is a case of when - not if- now".

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:37

Global development secretary Priti Patel has admitted foreign secretary Boris Johnson did not know about her trip to Israel until she was there - and revealed a slew of meetings not previously disclosed. However Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary, said that it was "not in any way forbidden" to speak to the Prime Minister of another country without telling the Foreign Secretary first.

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:36

But on Monday the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security announced that the "substantial but temporary conditions caused in Nicaragua by Hurricane Mitch no longer exist" and that its TPS designation would therefore have to be terminated .

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:31

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston was caught up in a security alert at Holyrood . A Conservative source told the Evening News that the packages received were invitations to the Inverness Courier newspaper's 200th anniversary celebration event.

by | November 07, 2017 | 02:04

Their identities are yet to be ascertained, he added. He said that as the cordon-and-search operation was initiated, the hiding terrorists resorted to heavy firing at the security forces, triggering a fierce retaliation in which three terrorists were gunned down three.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:51

Kentucky State Troopers said the neighbor, Rene Albert Boucher, "intentionally assaulted" the senator. It did note that Boucher and Paul have been next-door neighbors for 17 years, and said that the two, both physicians, had worked together when they were both practicing.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:51

The prime minister also claimed that senior Congress leaders were not campaigning in Himachal Pradesh because "they have conceded defeat and left CM Virbhadra Singh to his fate". Invoking local deities in his rallies, Mr Modi also cited Kullu's famous Dusshera celebration and said he is indebted to the hill state where he had spent many years as an incharge of the saffron party and learnt a lot.

by | November 07, 2017 | 00:51

Months-long efforts of United States investigators to find alleged Russian collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign have led to the discovery of a "Ukrainian trail", Russia's FM Sergey Lavrov said, suggesting Washington should now investigate Kiev's role.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:37

Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has asked the attorney general to once again appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee following the indictments this week of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime associate Rick Gates as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:28

The crash also comes after Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile near Riyadh´s worldwide airport after it was sacked from Yemen in an escalation of the kingdom´s war against Iran-backed Huthi rebels. It's part of a larger effort to diversify the economy away from dependence on oil revenue. Prince Miteb's father was the late King Abdullah, who also had led the National Guard and had transformed it into a powerful and prestigious force tasked with protecting ...

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:25

Investigators in multiple states raced to retrace Saipov's steps and understand his motivations, which they said were illuminated by a note he left by the truck: "Islamic Supplication. The president took to Twitter on Wednesday, saying Saipov should get the death penalty. DONALD Trump has vowed to hit ISIS "ten times harder" as he blasted the "degenerate animal" behind the NY truck massacre.