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by | January 06, 2017 | 00:53

The Constitutional Court in South Korea has pushed ahead with the start of an impeachment trial against the country's president, despite her refusal to attend. "(Choi) is here in spite of her situation and amid a hard time when she is not aware what may happen to her daughter who has been locked up in Denmark", her lawyer told the court.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:55

McConnell, Kentucky Republican. The reconciliation bill is the budgetary tool that Republicans plan to use to dismantle the ACA with a simple majority and without the potential for a filibuster. Under the current budget, the organization receives around $500 million in a combination of federal and state funds, which are primarily used for preventive health care, birth control, STI/STD testing, pregnancy tests, breast cancer screening and other womens health care services.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:46

The BJP's projected vote share has gone up to 33% from 31% in the opinion poll done by Axis My India in October. Polls will also be conducted in the states of Goa, Manipur, Punjab and Uttarakhand in February and March, with votes in all five elections tallied on March 11, Zaidi said.

by | January 05, 2017 | 00:42

However, most fans seem to believe that Heidi may just be bluffing, ahead of the official reveal during the CBB launch show. In an unexpected career move, James Cosmo, who starred on Game of Thrones as the commander Jeor Mormont, will appear on the newest season of Celebrity Big Brother .

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:20

Consequently, when the participant gets a job, he or she will receive both the salary and the basic income. Part of the reason for the experiment in Finland - where the unemployment rate is about 8% - is that its social welfare system allows a jobless person to refuse to take a low-income or short-term job if it drastically reduces their financial benefits.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:20

If you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier , the old-fashioned way". "And I know a lot about hacking", Trump continued . A computer being hacked seems like a daily occurrence. John McCain (Ariz.) and Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.) - many others have joined Trump in playing down the intense coverage and debate.

by | January 03, 2017 | 01:28

The monarch's 95-year-old husband, Prince Philip, had also been suffering from a cold and the royal couple's journey to Sandringham was delayed by a day due to their illness. The queen has generally been in good health in recent years, although she has cut down somewhat on her travelling and public appearances. Perhaps that hectic lifestyle has simply caught up to her.

by | December 31, 2016 | 00:53

Give me a break. "A lot of things we could have done better, but we forced two goals with our quality". As the years have gone on the Premier League has seen a more attractive Stoke under Mark Hughes. Guardiola says it's also important that his defenders are tactically switched on and able to deal with Liverpool's threat. He knew the size of the club and thought he could make it successful and have an influence and he certainly has done that in a short period of time.

by | December 31, 2016 | 00:47

Amri, who was killed Friday in a shootout with police in Milan, was identified as the attacker when his fingerprints and wallet were found in the truck used in the incident. Amri apparently traveled to Dutch city of Nijmegen, not far from the German border, where a company distributed those phone cards for free. After migrating illegally from Tunisia in 2011, Amri was imprisoned for burning down a migrant detention center in Italy.

by | December 30, 2016 | 01:04

Matsuri Takahashi , a promising graduate of Japan's top university, leapt to her death in December 2015, leaving behind a trail of grievances over relentless days. Also Wednesday, the labor ministry referred the company and one of its male executives to prosecutors on suspicion of forcing Takahashi and another employee to work and underreport illegally long hours.

by | December 29, 2016 | 00:54

On Friday, the 15-member United Nations Security Council voted 14-0 to pass Resolution 2334, a condemnation of ongoing construction of Israeli settlements in disputed Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem. However, on Tuesday, Toner denied allegations that the resolution was "U.S. -driven and pre-cooked". Mr Netanyahu and other leading ministers have urged Right-wing Israeli politicians and activists not to speak publicly about settlement expansion until Donald Trump takes ...

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:56

The organization is now under investigation by the NY attorney general, as it appears that money from the charity was used to help the Florida attorney general campaign. Clinton's foundation is worth $354 million, while the Trump foundation is worth only $1.2 million. President elect Donald Trump defended his non-profit foundation Monday night - just days after he pledged to shut it down amid allegations of conflicts.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:56

Reports of shots being fired are false, police say. According to police, a social media post announcing a fight would occur at the mall sparked the confrontation. A mall in suburban Chicago saw seven arrests after dozens of teens started a "big brawl". Another large fight in a food court in Fayetteville (NC) caused an evacuation and shoppers fleeing the area.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:53

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said that dozens of bodies have been uncovered, some of them bearing gunshot wounds. Although the Syrian army, with the help of Iranian-backed militias, was able to take full control of Aleppo city after Russian Federation conducted hundreds of raids that pulverised rebel-held parts, large swathes of western and southern Aleppo countryside remain in rebel hands.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:45

The Russian statement said that portions of the law governing US missile-defense plans were "aimed at demolishing nuclear parity with Russia" and achieving "unilateral advantages in this strategic area". However, the Obama administration has faced harsh criticism amid numerous reports that US weapons were ending up in the hands of ISIS fighters. In a statement on Friday, the lame duck Democratic president said he had signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law despite ...

by | December 27, 2016 | 01:12

After an incredible performance in the second half of the first Test, Pakistan will enter into the Boxing Day Test starting tomorrow (December, 26th) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). There had been strong speculation Maddinson could be dropped in favour of uncapped allrounder Hilton Cartwright, but selectors have opted to stick with the team that beat Pakistan in the first Test in Brisbane.

by | December 27, 2016 | 01:12

The Dongsha Islands - also known as the Pratas - are claimed by both China and Taiwan, which Beijing considers a breakaway province. The mission is the first time that a Chinese aircraft carrier has sailed beyond the first island chain to the Pacific Ocean.

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:34

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that the coast was a hazardous location at the moment, with waves of up to 3m (9ft 10in) above tide level were possible . President Michelle Bachelet tweeted her support for those subjected to this latest tremor. It struck a relatively sparsely populated area about 800 miles from the Chilean capital of Santiago .

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:27

A protective barrier about a metre high has been built around the bomb in case it explodes. The reason why the bomb is to be defused on the Christmas holiday is organizational. More than 54,000 Germans in the city of Augsburg must evacuate their homes Christmas morning while German authorities defuse a massive 1.8-ton bomb from World War II.

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:24

Russian search teams have found no evidence of survivors from the military Tupolev Tu-154B which crashed in the Black Sea after take-off from Sochi. Most of the passengers were members of Russia's famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir. The plane that crashed on Sunday was built in 1983, and underwent factory check-ups and maintenance in 2014 and earlier this year, according to the Defence Ministry.

by | December 25, 2016 | 02:08

This year has been the deadliest on record with 4,901 migrants and refugees dead or missing presumed drowned in the Mediterranean, the International Organisation for Migration said on Tuesday. "Di Giacomo explained that the number of shipwrecks reflects the poor state of the boats used by the migrants, compounded by harsh weather conditions at sea in this season".

by | December 25, 2016 | 02:04

Brent futures for February delivery dropped 20 cents, or 0.4%, to $54.85 a barrel as of 6.16am Irish time after ending the previous session up 1.1%. Crude West Texas Intermediate lost 28 cents, to 52.22 dollars a barrel. NOC said that Sharara output reached 58,000 bpd on Wednesday. U.S. crude stockpiles rose by 2.3 million barrels for the week ending December 16, according to today's report , released by the U.S.

by | December 25, 2016 | 02:03

A 2-year-old boy has died after reportedly shooting himself at a home in Cleveland, WKYC reports . Police officers, like citizens, are required to secure all weapons. A neighbor, Sonya Hobbs, called 911 after the shooting. Investigators are now focusing on where the gun was stored inside the home and how the child was able to able to get a hold of it.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:53

The fire moved faster than expected after strong winds spread it to a densely built-up area including several wooden houses near JR Itoigawa Station. " At the moment, activities to put out the fire are still going on ", he said. " Sparks of fire flew around ", a man in the neighbourhood told NHK. Officials says around 140 buildings and houses had caught fire and that the tally could rise as fire continued to spread.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:23

That's where we stand heading to the second half. In-between Kessler's drives, the Chargers marched the ball all the way to the Browns' 14-yard line, but Lambo's 32-yard field goal was blocked by Cleveland defensive lineman Jamie Meder .

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:52

An earlier version of this editorial incorrectly stated that the editorial board has been opposed to the Electoral College going back 80 years. Clinton won 232 electoral votes on November 8, but "faithless electors" also brought down her total.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:51

As a member of the endangered Southern Resident killer whale population, J34 spent much of the year in the Salish Sea. The orca, southern resident J34, was well known to researchers and is thought to have been about 18 years old. Cottrell says it's possible the injuries could have been sustained in a fight but admits boat strike is also a possibility. "This is a handsome specimen, 18 years old, in the prime of his life", Mr.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:44

Embassy in Ankara hours after the Russian envoy to Turkey was shot dead by a gunman in an art gallery nearby, local media reports said . Last year, after the Turkish attack on a Russian F-17 jet in Syria, Russian-Turkish ties hit a low point, however, recently after Turkey's apology relations have improved.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:16

Increasing nuclear arsenals could have a domino effect as other countries, including some United States allies in the Middle East, demand their own arsenals. Trump's spokesperson later clarified the tweet. Trump's transition website says he "recognizes the uniquely catastrophic threats posed by nuclear weapons and cyberattacks", adding that he will modernise the nuclear arsenal "to ensure it continues to be an effective deterrent".

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:01

On Thursday, the United Nations special envoy to Syria estimated about 40,000 civilians and 10,000 fighters were still in eastern Aleppo. "The liberation of Aleppo is not only a victory for Syria but also for those who really contribute to the fight against terrorism, notably Russian Federation and Iran", the president said .