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by | January 22, 2018 | 02:42

Even after heading the largest party in the parliament Acting Chancellor Angela Merkel has not been able to form a government for nearly four months. That period in opposition, she insisted, hardly constituted a phase "of major renewal". Previous attempts by the chancellor to join with other German political parties in a governing coalition failed.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:42

Khloe is entering her final trimester and her baby is expected somewhere around April. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have named their newborn daughter after the rapper's native Chicago , Illinois . "Ugh me too! lol I can barely decide on what I want to eat". In a new paparazzo-driven interview, Common didn't hold back on co-signing Ye's baby name.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:41

By the time their heavyweight bout reached the fifth round, Miocic and Ngannou huffed, puffed and trudged around the cage without a knockout in sight. I go through a lot of stuff, man, and it's because of my greatest rival. "I've lost twice to Jon Jones ". Miocic survived the storm that Ngannou threw at him and then he systematically drained Ngannou's energy by making him carry his weight.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:41

An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. Afghanistan's interior ministry said a private company was responsible for securing the hotel about three weeks ago. Also at the hotel, guests had gathered for a wedding ceremony. KamAir said flights had been disrupted because of the attack. "People were escaping and the attackers were firing at them", he said.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:40

On the other hand, Myanmar authorities toured Maungtaw, Rakhine state on Friday and inspected the construction of houses to be used for repatriation of returnees from Bangladesh. They said the 40 village leaders they discussed the petition with represent the interests of all Rohingya at the camp, but that could not be independently verified and aid agencies were unable to comment pending formal issuance of the petition.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:31

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Heavy snow and blowing snow up to 40 miles per hour is possible. Bottom line is travel will be very hard for several hours that will include the entire afternoon. The system is expected to exit the area Monday night.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:51

The Doklam Plateau went from a remote, virtually-uninhabited mountain range along the disputed border of China and Bhutan to one of the most important geopolitical sites in the world overnight, when on June 16 PLA soldiers and construction workers arrived to build a road through the plateau.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:53

The slain soldier has been identified as Sepoy Mandeep Singh (23), a resident of Alampur village of Sangrur in Punjab . The ceasefire violations in the forward areas and border villages of Jammu and Kashmir continued on Saturday, in which a dozen people were also injured.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:52

Greenblatt's visit is also meant to pave the way for a scheduled visit to Israel by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on January 21. Pence was not expected to be needed to break a tie in the Republican-controlled Senate; if needed, he would make phone calls to lawmakers from the plane en route to Egypt, a White House official said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:49

The attackers have also reportedly set the hotel on fire . They are "shooting at guests", he said. At least seven people have been wounded and security forces are now clearing the hotel floor by floor. On Saturday night in Kabul , Afghanistan, the Intercontinental - one of the country's most famous hotels for foreigners and VIPs - came under attack.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:50

Left-arm spinner Anukul Roy was the leading wicket-taker for India with four scalps while another left-arm tweaker Abhishek Sharma and pacer Arshdeep Singh took a couple of wickets each. The three-time U-19 World Cup champions made some changes in their batting line up too, with newcomer Harvik Desai asked to open with Shubham Gill in place of the mercurial Prithvi Shaw.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:46

Honolulu Police Department notified of the false alarm by HI-EMA. "The decision to send a national alert directly to the public rests with the president", FEMA spokeswoman Jenny Burke told The Associated Press in an email. Now, a second employee will have to click the confirmation for any alert that is sent out. In the minute-to-minute news cycle, it is crucial that our alerts convey what has happened quickly, but also accurately.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:41

Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley will not face any charges, despite being named a person of interest early in the investigation. The report cited Danley's words as saying that Paddock's demeanor had changed over the past year. There was no evidence of radicalization or ideology to support any theory that Paddock supported or followed any hate groups or any domestic or foreign terrorist organizations.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:13

But Downing Street has since down-played rumours surrounding the bridge, saying that there are "no specific plans" and that Johnson had simply proposed the idea of a "fixed link". Speaking to French president Emmanuel Macron during a UK-France summit on Thursday, Johnson said it was " ridiculous " that the two countries are linked by a single railway and floated the idea of a 22-mile Channel Bridge to maintain "good connections" in the future, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:12

They said that also makes it harder for law enforcement agencies to track financial crimes and more difficult for businesses to pay - and states to collect - tax payments. "Twenty-nine states and several USA territories have legalized the medical use of marijuana". Now, if police need to verify whether or not a patient is legitimately allowed to use cannabis, they will need to check the patient's medical marijuana ID card.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:12

Police in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt said Friday that a 65-year-old man died trying to secure his roof and a 34-year-old man was killed by a falling tree. Three people died earlier in the Netherlands in accidents caused by hurricane-strength winds. One Thalys train heading to the Netherlands from Brussels was stopped at Antwerp and all the passengers told to disembark and wait for at least two hours, an AFP reporter on board said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:12

The filing to the judge seeks a retrial "at the earliest possible date". Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) after his corruption trial ended in a mistrial in November. The first trial lasted more than two months. "To those who were digging my political grave so they could jump into my seat, I know who you are and I won't forget you", he said at the time.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:10

California is a very large state, filled with a diverse collection of competing interest groups. Here are six things that could happen if New California becomes a state. but it no longer wants to be governed by the state of California. The putative state has issued a declaration of independence which says it wants to create a "free, sovereign and independent state of New California due to the past and current government of California having failed".

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:12

For the 16 weeks to January 6, 2018, sales at Primark , part of the Associated British Foods Plc , were, the company said, 7 percent ahead of those reported past year at constant currency driven by increased retail selling space. deferred tax liabilities. Primark has 350 stores with 14.2m square feet of space, and expects to open 1.2m square feet of space this year. Its sugar business lagged in the four-month period, with revenue from continuing operations down 12 per cent at constant ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:08

The couple never had a ceremony in a church. Pope Francis notched up another first by marrying a couple on board a papal flight at 36,000ft. He then carried out a Catholic wedding service for the couple, lining up the airline's boss as a witness.