'More to come' as United States slaps Hezbollah with fresh sanctions

While the US government has used sanctions for years as part of an attempt to constrain Hezbollah's activity, officials acknowledge the challenge they face because of Iran's continued support for the group. "The Treasury Department will continue to... More..

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Democrats give five different State of the Union responses
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Democrats give five different State of the Union responses

Democratic Representative Joe Kennedy III from MA is bringing a trans soldier to the event. He said his connection with Warren is personal - Kennedy met his wife, Lauren, in Warren's class at Harvard Law...More..

Theresa May will not sack minister over civil servants' Brexit sabotage row
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Theresa May will not sack minister over civil servants' Brexit sabotage row

Her inability to discipline Baker laid bare her reliance on the support of pro-Brexit Conservatives for her political survival. But Mrs May, speaking at the end of a trade visit to China , said she would not...More..

First meeting of Pak-Afghan Joint Working Group in Kabul today
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

First meeting of Pak-Afghan Joint Working Group in Kabul today

Afghan government was urged to take action against terrorists carrying out border-cross attacks in Pakistan, besides measures to strengthen the border management on its side. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Moha...More..

New concern after ICE agents hit 77 NorCal businesses
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

New concern after ICE agents hit 77 NorCal businesses

James Schwab, a spokesman for ICE, said the operation is part of a strategy "focused on protecting jobs for USA citizens and others who are lawfully employed, eliminating unfair competitive advantages for compa...More..

90 illegal migrants drowned off Libyan coast
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

90 illegal migrants drowned off Libyan coast

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said 11 of its citizens had drowned in the incident. "We are told that two survivors swam to shore, and one person was rescued by a fishing boat", Headon said by phone from Tunisia...More..

Kerala Budget: Cost Savings Main Thrust; Rs 2,000-Crore Ockhi Package Announced
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Kerala Budget: Cost Savings Main Thrust; Rs 2,000-Crore Ockhi Package Announced

The fiscal consolidation will not affect any social security schemes of the government, including welfare pensions, he said. Over 1,500 luxury vehicles and 2,000 other cars of Keralites have been registered i...More..

Rick Gates attorneys seek to withdraw from the case
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Rick Gates attorneys seek to withdraw from the case

CNN says Green is "well-versed in cutting plea deals" and is "one of the biggest names in Washington's white-collar defense world". Gates - along with his longtime business partner, ex-Trump campaign chair P...More..

Teacher Stepped On Black Student's Back In Slavery Lesson
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Teacher Stepped On Black Student's Back In Slavery Lesson

A white New York City teacher is beneath heat following the report which says she singled out black students and ordered them to laze on the ground through a recitation on USA slavery. Cummings' students said...More..

Six more weeks of winter: groundhog sees his shadow
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Six more weeks of winter: groundhog sees his shadow

The Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators and Weather Prophet Extraordinary, aka Punxsutawney Phil , saw his shadow . Groundhog Day is one of the more unusual American traditio...More..

Uttar Pradesh DGP (Home Guard) Takes Oath For Ram Mandir Construction
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Uttar Pradesh DGP (Home Guard) Takes Oath For Ram Mandir Construction

State Spokesman of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Vaibhav Maheshwari said it was shameful that in a secular country a senior police officer such as Shukla was behaving like this. While the government has sought an...More..

by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Kashmiri students assaulted in Haryana, CM Mufti demands probe

They were rushed to a government hospital and discharged after their injuries were treated. A group of unidentified people assaulted two students from Jammu and Kashmir after they left a mosque in Haryana'...More..

Rihanna, Macron champion millions for global education
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Rihanna, Macron champion millions for global education

The 29-year-old "Work" singer stepped out for the GPE Financing Conference - organized by the Global Partnership for Education and hosted by the French and Senegalese presidents - on Friday (February 2) in ...More..

Exiled ex-Maldives leader will seek the presidency again
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Exiled ex-Maldives leader will seek the presidency again

In 2015, in a trial widely criticized by worldwide rights groups, Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison. "The prosecutor general is now in the process of examining the cases to determine the best way to...More..

'US actions a threat to Korean ties'
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

'US actions a threat to Korean ties'

They were chosen from North Korea's top universities and do not have any family members who live outside the country. Prof Blaxland added: "To be fair, Trump's much more assertive nuclear posture comes at a...More..

8 seriously injured in bus crash near Wasaga Beach
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

8 seriously injured in bus crash near Wasaga Beach

Simcoe County Paramedics' Deputy Chief J.C. Gilbert told CP24 all those transported were taken to Collingwood General and Marine Hospital to be treated for their various injuries. Ornge sent five aircraft to th...More..

Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, C, I-Batavia) has once again called for the removal of the infamous blue and white "I Love NY" signs that have been erected along the New York State Thruway and highways all over th...More..

Fidel Castro's eldest son takes own life
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Fidel Castro's eldest son takes own life

A nuclear physicist by training, Castro Diaz-Balart, 68, was the offspring of a family that combined the aristocratic class that ruled pre-revolutionary Cuba with the man who expelled them after taking power. I...More..

Man charged with conspiracy for allegedly selling Vegas shooter armor-piercing ammo
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Man charged with conspiracy for allegedly selling Vegas shooter armor-piercing ammo

Haig said in a press conference Friday that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock didn't raise suspicions that he planned to commit any crimes. Haig, a 55-year-old aerospace engineer who sold ammunition as a ho...More..

Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon out 6-8 weeks with quadricep tendon
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon out 6-8 weeks with quadricep tendon

Bledsoe was given a doubtful designation coming into Thursday after playing just three minutes in the Bucks last contest due to an ankle injury, so this latest update doesn't come as much of a surprise. "I di...More..

Controversy over anti-military California teacher draws a crowd
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Controversy over anti-military California teacher draws a crowd

Approximately 150 protesters attended an emergency meeting of the El Rancho Unified School Board Tuesday night, in order to voice their opinions on teacher and city councilman Gregory Salcido . The diatribe ...More..

NFU urges Trump to make good on promises regarding trade and infrastructure
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

NFU urges Trump to make good on promises regarding trade and infrastructure

The United States had a positive trade balance with Mexico until NAFTA was passed in 1994 and has run a deficit ever since, Biedermann said. She said January 31 she acknowledges that the rules of origin are a...More..

Train carrying Republicans crashes, one dead
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Train carrying Republicans crashes, one dead

Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis' staff tweeted that the first-term congressman was among those taken to the hospital and was later discharged after suffering a concussion. "The fact that we are here is a presumpti...More..

Ben Stokes named in England ODI squad for New Zealand series
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Ben Stokes named in England ODI squad for New Zealand series

However, the European Central Bank stated that Stokes' involvement was subject to any court obligations in relation to the incident in Bristol in September and his travel arrangements were yet to be confirmed. ...More..

Restrictions imposed in Shopian to prevent march
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Restrictions imposed in Shopian to prevent march

Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were deployed in large numbers to maintain law and order in sensitive areas in old city area. Police detained him and shifted him to a ...More..

Taiwan closely monitoring report of China-Vatican breakthrough
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Taiwan closely monitoring report of China-Vatican breakthrough

The Holy See's overture to Beijing has resulted in fierce criticism by prominent Chinese prelate, Cardinal Joseph Zen, who accused the Vatican of selling out Chinese Catholics. "Winston Churchill said, 'How can...More..

As First Act, New HHS Secretary Imposes More Medicaid Work Requirements
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

As First Act, New HHS Secretary Imposes More Medicaid Work Requirements

About 440,000 Hoosiers are on the HIP program, which is funded by federal Medicaid dollars but requires a financial contribution on behalf of the participant. Gov. Eric Holcomb said HIP members will be connecte...More..

CAS clears 28 Russian athletes of doping charges
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

CAS clears 28 Russian athletes of doping charges

Pyeongchang 2018) instead of a life ban from all Olympic Games". "It is a hard question", the Kremlin spokesman added , noting Russian officials would continue talking to the IOC. "We are going to clarify...More..

Korean athletes arrive for Olympics
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

Korean athletes arrive for Olympics

Beyond the Olympics, however, the prospects for peace are daunting. Athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea next week will be getting a lot more than medals this year. Eig...More..

With an eye on Russia, US to increase nuclear capabilities
by | Суббота, Февраля 03, 2018

With an eye on Russia, US to increase nuclear capabilities

The Pentagon denies those accusations, pointing out that the new policy continues to stipulate that the United States would only ever use nuclear weapons in "extreme circumstances". The treaty bans testing and ...More..

Treasury warns of wide impact if U.S. sanctions Russian debt
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Treasury warns of wide impact if U.S. sanctions Russian debt

The Treasury did not release the report publicly. The memo , which was first reported by Bloomberg, said that strengthening sanctions on sovereign debt could put downward pressure on Russian economic growt...More..

Budget 2018: Jaitley announces lower PF contribution for women employees
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Budget 2018: Jaitley announces lower PF contribution for women employees

The employers' contribution will remain at the existing 12%. The government will pay the employer's contribution of 12% of basic salary towards the retirement corpus of individuals in the Employees' Provident...More..

by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Netease INC (NTES) Position Increased by Matthews International Capital Management Llc

The stock increased 1.62% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $9.41. (RFI) has declined 1.28% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending. 342.26 million shares or 3.77% less from 355.68 million s...More..

Authorities working to determine how undetected gun got into Westlake school
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Authorities working to determine how undetected gun got into Westlake school

He said his classmate was crying and kept saying that she " didn't mean it ". Bernal says a gun was recovered. The 12-year-old girl has been booked for negligent discharge of a firearm and is in Los Ange...More..

by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Polling analysis: State of the Union speeches attract high approval ratings

The president's party and the opposition always differ in their reactions to a State of the Union . Trump has looked to blame Democrats for the divide, citing their antipathy towards him and desire not to ...More..

Trump Heads to GOP Retreat: 'Need More Republicans in 2018'
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Trump Heads to GOP Retreat: 'Need More Republicans in 2018'

Trump also wants $25 billion for border security, including his prized wall, despite campaign promises that Mexico would fund it. His first several words on the subject of immigration Tuesday seemed created to...More..

Turkey: Rocket attacks from Syrian enclave wound 9 people
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Turkey: Rocket attacks from Syrian enclave wound 9 people

Ankara Governor Ercan Topaca said three people had sustained light injuries from flying debris at the scene of Thursday's explosion. The Kurdish-led administration of northeast Syria said Barin Kobane, a figh...More..

Rassie Erasmus to be 'coach‚ but not called Bok coach'
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Rassie Erasmus to be 'coach‚ but not called Bok coach'

Unofficially TimesLIVE has been informed that director of rugby Rassie Erasmus would take up the position as head of a coaching group‚ which includes SA Rugby employees such as defence coach specialist Jacque...More..

House Intel Committee votes to release Nunes memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

House Intel Committee votes to release Nunes memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

I wish Andy well. Former FBI Director James Comey tweeted an awesome defense of the FBI never mentioned Trump but referred to liars and weasels who never hold the field. The justice department and Democra...More..

United States lawmakers nominate Hong Kong activists for Nobel Prize
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

United States lawmakers nominate Hong Kong activists for Nobel Prize

Wong, Law and Alex Chow on Friday said they were honored to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a group of USA lawmakers at a time when the city's freedoms are "under serious attack by China". Starry Lee ...More..

by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

N.Korean Olympians practicing in Pyeongchang

Last year USA officials warned that ISIS were plotting to use drones to launch attacks against civilian populations. South Korean condom manufacturer Convenience Co. CNN says this year's athletes village...More..

USA slaps arms embargo on South Sudan, urges United Nations to do same
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

USA slaps arms embargo on South Sudan, urges United Nations to do same

The United States encourages the African Union to consider sanctions against those responsible, and is seeking support for a United Nations Security Council embargo on all arms flows into South Sudan, Nauert sa...More..

Nehal Hashmi shifted to jail hospital due to chest pain
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Nehal Hashmi shifted to jail hospital due to chest pain

Some liberal journalists have condemned the arrest on the basis that the contempt of court was applied despite repeated apologies-an unusual practice since the Court usually forgives after a rescinding of the o...More..

London mosque attacker jailed for 43 years
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

London mosque attacker jailed for 43 years

The Finsbury Park terrorist, Darren Osborne , will spend at least 43 years behind bars after being jailed for life for his murderous attack on Muslims in London last June. Part way through the trial Osborne, f...More..

Rugby rape trial woman denies celebrity attraction
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Rugby rape trial woman denies celebrity attraction

Meanwhile the alleged victim was cross-examined by Paddy Jackson's defence lawyer this morning. She also said that on the night she was allegedly attacked by the two players she had not gone into a nightclu...More..

Mostly Pakistanis among 90 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Mostly Pakistanis among 90 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya

LURE OF "EL DORADO " The tragedy demonstrates the continued allure of Europe for desperate migrants fleeing conflicts and poverty, Doyle said, despite tighter surveillance of the main smuggling routes by the Li...More..

Dad who killed daughters taunts their mom moments before his execution
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Dad who killed daughters taunts their mom moments before his execution

Thursday for the May 2001 slayings of his 9-year-old daughter, Faith, and her 6-year-old sister, Liberty. And to make matters worse, according to local media and prison officials, in a final message before hi...More..

Pedestrians mowed down by van in China
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Pedestrians mowed down by van in China

Videos shared on social media show a brown van crashed into a tree, multiple victims sprawled motionless on a sidewalk, and firefighters dousing flames coming from the interior of the van. Eighteen people ...More..

Hijab-less Iranian women arrested while protesting compulsory cover-up
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Hijab-less Iranian women arrested while protesting compulsory cover-up

People have been sharing images of women standing on top of utility boxes waving their hijabs on sticks with the hashtag #GirlsOfRevolutionSt, as a tribute to 31-year-old Vida Mohaved, the woman who initiated t...More..

Canadian athletes may be singing gender-neutral national anthem
by | Пятница, Февраля 02, 2018

Canadian athletes may be singing gender-neutral national anthem

His original did not include the offending line, which was added by Weir after World War I to reference the men who lost their lives in battle. This has been in the works for a long time. The bill was passed ...More..