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by | December 25, 2017 | 19:12

Many Tunisian social media users slammed the move, accusing the UAE of discrimination against women. "In the UAE, we are proud of empowering women, we appreciate Tunisian women, and respect them". Al Jazeera reported that on one Tunisian radio station, a journalist said, "Backwardness can't be cured with high-rise towers, a French Louvre museum or man-made islands".

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:07

Reacting to the UN resolution, the US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had said , "Unlike some UN member countries, the United States government is answerable to its people; as such, we have an obligation to acknowledge when our political and financial capital is being poorly spent".

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:05

Either the vehicle's brakes failed or a auto cut ahead of the bus, causing it to veer off its intended path. Sirens were blaring around the metro station, with authorities preparing to pull the bus out of the underpass, an AFP correspondent at the scene said.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:37

Kanter posted a video during the incident and called Erdogan a "dictator" and "the Hitler of our century". Kanter added: "They hate when I talk to you guys in front of all of these cameras, these microphones". Enes Kanter is back on USA soil after a wild weekend overseas that saw his Turkish passport revoked while being detained in Romania. He said he was able to return to the United States after American officials intervened.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:30

Yulia Miroshnikova , the spouse of Stanislav Yezhov , assistant to the Ukraine's prime minister, has called the arrest of her husband nonsense. Mrs May's spokesman told a Westminster briefing: "Security at Downing Street is kept permanently under review".

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:03

Thursday's bilateral and multilateral talks will take place in a closed-door format. Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold a meeting in Sochi on January 19-20 in preparation for the Congress. The U.S. said it will maintain its presence in Syria to fight the Islamic State group and "reinforce stability in liberated areas". In a meeting with the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in the Kazakh city of Astana on Friday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:57

A massive federal immigration raid in 2008 at the Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa, led to the arrest of almost 400 undocumented Guatemalans and Mexican workers. The plant was eventually purchased by Canadian billionaire Hershey Friedman and is now currently known as Agri Star Meat and Poultry. Agriprocessors plant in Postville, Iowa, in 2008.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:13

The Cuban parliament approved "unanimously" on Thursday to extend the mandate of the Council of State, of President Raul Castro and his vice presidents for two more months until next April. It will be the first time in almost 60 years that a leader other than Castro or his late older brother Fidel ruled the country. The announcement did not mention such action.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:36

A Florida cop is recovering after he was almost dragged to his death by a suspect's vehicle after the driver took off during a traffic stop, authorities said. "We wish to thank our residents who have offered both support and prayers for the safety of our officers during this time". On his way to Century Village's Pembroke Road and 129th Avenue exit, Cabrera allegedly tried to ram into Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue trucks that were responding to the original overdose call.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:29

Franken joins Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) after they both announced they would step down from Congress after facing sexual harassment allegations. However, keep in mind that the Senate Ethics Committee will take up Franken next year. Franken was accused of sexual misconduct by several women. If I were Leann Tweden, who was the first to complain, I would stand by for a campaign of attack meant to discredit her.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:25

The Governor added the Bank decided not to take a "glass half empty" view on the outcome of talks, despite warnings from Europe's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that Britain can not have a special deal for the City of London. "That is what we are working to and that is what I believe we can do", she said. He appeared to indicate that Spain would have a veto on any transitional arrangements covering Gibraltar, saying decisions on the issue would be "made for the 27, unanimously, by ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:02

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned on Tuesday Israeli troops for shooting dead an amputee in the Gaza Strip during protests last week against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:37

Current models are suggesting rainfall totals to be upwards of 2-3 inches and even slightly more in some places. This led to the cancellation or delay of dozens of flights. For now, we will forecast highs in the 50s both days, but this could change. Early indications suggest that conditions will remain mild up until Christmas Eve, when temperatures are now looking like they will fall to give way to a cold and frosty Christmas Day .

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:31

The step is one of several that Twitter said it would take to crack down on white nationalists and other violent or hateful groups, which have become unwelcome on a service that once took an absolutist view of free speech. Twitter eventually revoked his verification, as it did to some other prominent white nationalists, including Richard Spencer. While the new guidelines are now in play, the social media company continues to work out internal monitoring tools and it is revamping its appeals ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:32

As we all know, it is still a week away, so there remains quite a bit of uncertainty with this forecast, so be sure to monitor this forecast daily to help keep your holiday as safe as possible. For Virginia, that means highs in the 30s and lows in the teens. Latest models suggest December 25 could be rather chilly and showery in addition to the growing chances of snow.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:40

Calling himself an idealist, Gandhi said current day politics in India is "devoid of truth and kindness and politics is being used to crush people". Gandhi will confront his first test as Congress leader this week when election results emerge from Gujarat, Modi's home state, which the BJP has ruled for over two decades.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:38

A Trump official claims in an op-ed that the U.S. has proof that it was North Korea behind the WannaCry cyber attack , citing a "careful investigation". "Bossert goes on to say: "[WannaCry] encrypted and rendered useless hundreds of thousands of computers. while victims received ransom demands, paying did not unlock their computers.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:22

Nasrat Rahimi, the deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, told Anadolu Agency that all three attackers have been killed and two policemen have sustained minor injuries. Insider and imposter attacks are a near mainstay for Afghan and US troops in the fight against the Taliban and ISIS. The attack was claimed by the terrorist group Islamic State according to a message released by the agency Amaq, linked to that organization, where they said that two of its members participated in the action.

by | December 17, 2017 | 03:26

Comedian George Carlin had the seven words "you can never say on television". According to the Post , CDC officials in charge of the agency's finances did not relay why the words were now prohibited, but they did provide some alternative phrasing that would pass muster.

by | December 17, 2017 | 03:25

When finally Madrid beat the keeper with a Benzema header going in from Isco's cross, the referee cut short the celebrations by ruling out the goal for a push from Ronaldo on Mohammed Ayed. Through that the Wales forward scored the match winning goal. Ronaldo, though, confirmed he will be fit for next weekend's Clasico against Barcelona .