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by | March 11, 2019 | 01:07

In the first phase, 91 constituencies will to go for polls, 97 constituencies in the second phase, 115 constituencies in the third, 71 in the fourth phase, 51 in the fifth phase, 59 in sixth and 59 in the seventh phase. Additionally, political advertisements made on social media will also require P-certification. The Election Commission of India is likely to announce the schedule for Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha , Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday.

by | March 11, 2019 | 02:19

A jaguar at an Arizona zoo attacked a woman who crossed a barrier to take a selfie with the animal , officials said. An eye witness told CNN that he saw the woman's arm trapped in the jaguar's claws, and the animals teeth had dug into the flesh.

by | March 11, 2019 | 02:19

Omar has become a lightning rod in Congress for comments on foreign policy, and especially United States policy toward Israel, that many in the Jewish community have deemed anti-Semitic. "This is because of political power and influence". She has denied charges of prejudice toward Jews or Israel. According to Sarsour on Friday, she and her fellow organizers worked behind the scenes to change the original intent of the non-binding resolution by the end of the week.

by | March 11, 2019 | 01:56

Bournemouth's Harry Arter, meanwhile, tweeted that he hoped to see Grealish score the victor after the incident, and he was not to be disappointed, the 23-year-old scoring the game's only goal in the second half. Finally, albeit obviously accidentally, the EFL released a statement that said it "condoned" the violence. "Those playing in the game must be able to do so safe in the knowledge they will not be subjected to this type of behavior".

by | March 10, 2019 | 06:38

Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, the year the Wright brothers flew the world's first powered airplane. The last World's Oldest Person, Chiyo Miyako, was a 117-year-old Japanese woman who died last July. Japanese people tend to exhibit longevity and dominate supercentenarian lists , and make up five out of ten of the world's oldest living people.

by | March 10, 2019 | 06:20

This is ridiculous". "I don't have a weapon!" the man said. The officer tells the man several times to drop his "weapon". He counted out eight police officers standing around him at that point. While video shows police with their hands on their hips, presumably near their firearms, it's unclear if an officer ever verbally threatened to shoot the man.

by | March 10, 2019 | 05:53

The discovery comes two weeks after the pair, who were climbing Nanga Parbat , last made contact with their team. Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo said that the search team has confirmed that silhouettes spotted on the mountain were the bodies of Mr Ballard and Mr Nardi and that the search is over.

by | March 10, 2019 | 05:06

In a statement today, the MOT said if there was new credible evidence, the continuation of the search for the vanished flight would be considered by the Government. The first one was an official joint search by Malaysia , China and Australia, which was called off in 2017 after finding no trace of MH370. A USA exploration firm launched a private hunt past year but it ended after several months of scouring the seabed without success.

by | March 10, 2019 | 04:50

And will it make any tangible difference? But Iran's ambassador was dismissive. He said governments can only extend such protection to their own nationals and that Iran does not recognize dual nationality. The UK government, Thomson Reuters Foundation and Zaghari-Ratcliffe have denied the allegations. All of these things have been to no avail. Mr Hunt said he had taken into account Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's "unacceptable treatment" by Iran since she was detained, including the denial of ...

by | March 10, 2019 | 03:39

He told the hearing last week that he had " never asked for , nor would I accept, a pardon from Mr Trump ". "We have had a deep concern for some time over the president dangling pardons as a way of encouraging people to fall in line", Schiff said.

by | March 10, 2019 | 03:13

Travelers will need to apply online and pay a fee, which is not yet officially set in place but which European Commission materials suggest could be as low as 7 euros ($7.87). 'This way we will know who is travelling to Europe before they even get here'. Americans, who can now spend up to 90 days in the Schengen zone without a visa, will need a valid passport, an email account, and a credit or debit card to apply for the visa.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:31

The retired four-star general left his chief of staff position in late December. "We don't need a wall from sea to shining sea", he said, adding that most Customs and Border Patrol agents would agree that a wall running the entire length of the Southern border would be "an terrible waste of money".

by | March 10, 2019 | 03:47

Pakistan announced earlier this week that its high commissioner to India was returning to New Delhi , weeks after the two countries recalled their top diplomats for consultations as tensions flared after suicide attack on a convoy of Indian paramilitary soldiers in the Indian-held Kashmir that killed 40 soldiers.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:59

The monthly rent for the property is estimated to be £17,000 a month (over 15 Lakh), reports said. Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are under probe by both the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the ED. The statements by ED and MEA come a day after a Britain-based newspaper claimed that Modi is living in an eight-million-pound apartment in the London's West End.

by | March 10, 2019 | 03:43

Yesterday, Prime Minister Khan met Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mehmood and gave him advice on Pakistan-India relations before returning to his post in New Delhi . Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad , the foreign minister said that other countries are also investing in the project as it enters into next phase.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:29

Five of the injuries were serious and a 15-centimetre (6-inch) crack was found at the ferry's stern. "People around me were moaning [in pain]". The ferry was carrying 121 passengers and four crew members. This time of year is typical for minke and humpback whales to make their migration through the Sea of Japan . The cause of the crash is under investigation by coast guard officials who believe it is likely the ferry hit either a whale or another sea animal, according to local media.

by | March 09, 2019 | 03:45

The suit identified Magers as the "father of his deceased child". Ryan Magers is suing Alabama Women's Center for Reproductive Alternatives for killing the unborn baby he says he fathered. "Even though there's nothing I can do for the situation I was in, there is something I can do for the future situations for other people". An Alabama judge's ruling has given legal standing to an aborted embryo.

by | March 09, 2019 | 02:39

Watts told investigators when he was in the Colorado jail, other inmates would constantly yell at him from their cells give him advice on how he could kill himself. After killing Shanann, Watts told police he wrapped her body, facedown, in a bed sheet, and he "tried to carry Shanann down the stairs and lost his grip and ended up having to pull her down the stairs".

by | March 09, 2019 | 03:17

The report said the snow may cause slippery roads and could make driving hard. Rain is expected to stop by 6 p.m. Sunday , according to the NWS. The soggy snow will also put extra strain on buildings, with the possibility of roofs caving in, the weather service warns.

by | March 09, 2019 | 03:15

Barbarin has offered to resign. Preynat faces sexual violence charges and has confessed to abusing over a dozen boys in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, according to The Wall Street Journal. "I never sought to hide, even less to cover up these disgusting acts", Cardinal Barbarin said in a statement read during his trial in January last.

by | March 09, 2019 | 02:17

Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, the senior US general for operations in Europe and NATO's top officer, warned in congressional testimony this week that Turkey's pursuit of the S-400 deal would jeopardize American plans to sell to Ankara the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for both policy and security reasons.

by | March 09, 2019 | 01:49

Brown, a Cleveland Democrat , announced Thursday that he has "decided the best place for me to continue fighting for OH and for the dignity of workers across the country, all workers, is to stay in the U.S. Sens. Brown is the third Democrat considering a presidential campaign to decide against it this week. Brown, a fierce populist, won reelection in OH last fall even as every other Democratic statewide candidate fell far short, and has a proven track record of winning white working-class ...

by | March 09, 2019 | 02:16

He said the 19-year-old's son was a British citizen but declined to provide further details. Mr Rafiq, formerly a member of a Government task force looking at countering extremism after the 2005 terrorist bombings in London , told the Press Association: "Nobody can tell whether at this stage, without meeting her, spending time with her, whether she could be de-radicalised or not".

by | March 09, 2019 | 01:46

Venezuela's government suspended work and classes Friday, March 8, due to a massive electricity blackout that has ground much of the country to a halt, the vice president said . "It is so sad every time this happens", said the mother of two. Maduro, as is his habit, blamed the blackout on his political opponents and their supporters in the United States.

by | March 09, 2019 | 00:56

They called it National Women's Day , and it took place on February 28. The conference chose to celebrate the day as Women's Day to highlight their struggle, the later the United Nations (UN) announced to celebrate the day as the International Women's Day.

by | March 09, 2019 | 01:02

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says that Trump accepted Shine's resignation Thursday evening. He will be joining the president's 2020 reelection campaign as a senior adviser, she said. "Thank you to Bill and his wonderful family!" the president said. Trump has always been said to view himself as his own best advocate, and he consistently directs his own communications agenda (I won't use the word "strategy") from his Twitter account.

by | March 08, 2019 | 04:14

The push to abandon the islands' colonial past follows a committee meeting in January, led by tribal leader Pa Marie Ariki, to choose a new name. The nation is so named after British explorer Captain James Cook, who spotted the islands in the 18th century-long after the Polynesian population, which is closely related to the Māori of New Zealand and Tahiti, had been living there.

by | March 08, 2019 | 03:34

Emergency responders were able to locate the Husky, but weren't able to recover the boy's arm or hand. Layton Fire Battalion Chief Jason Cook said the incident took place around 3:45 p.m. Nicks said depending on the findings of the investigation, the consequences can range from none, to removal of the dog from the property. The dogs were properly fenced in at the house in a neighborhood in Layton, a city of about 80,000 residents about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City, Cook said.

by | March 08, 2019 | 03:12

The reports emerged just days after the second Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, which finished abruptly without any deal or declaration due to the parties' failure to agree on the scale of North Korea's denuclearization and US-led sanctions relief.

by | March 08, 2019 | 02:56

An activist holds a picture of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort during a protest outside the Albert V. Bryan United States Courthouse prior to the first day of Manafort's trial, in Alexandria, Virginia , on July 31, 2018. Manafort was originally to be tried in two different cases, one in Virginia and one in the District. To rebut prosecutors, Manafort's lawyers have said that prosecutors have no evidence of Russian collusion by their client and that his interactions with ...

by | March 08, 2019 | 02:31

The Palm Beach Post reports a jury found Raja guilty of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder for the 2015 killing. With a photo of Corey Jones overlooking the courtroom, Chief Assistant State Attorney Adrienne Ellis points at Nouman Raja during her closing arguments on March 6 in West Palm Beach, Fla .

by | March 08, 2019 | 03:20

Trudeau called the issue involving SNC-Lavalin "a tough one". Trudeau said he wanted to be the kind of leader whose team feels the ability to come to him when things aren't going the way the want. Last week Wilson-Raybould outlined for the justice committee 11 meetings and phone calls with 11 different political staff in the Prime Minister's Office, the finance minister's office and the Privy Council Office, which she said were not illegal but overstepped what was appropriate.

by | March 08, 2019 | 02:48

After 17 years, Trump wants to end U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, where 14,000 American troops are still deployed. The SDF has said it wants to ensure all civilians have been evacuated before launching a final assault on the besieged enclave of Baghouz.

by | March 08, 2019 | 03:07

May introduced reforms when she was interior minister to use the powers in a more targeted way following accusations that black and ethnic minority individuals were being disproportionately affected. It came as the Metropolitan police said they could not "magic officers out of thin air" to tackle the problem. "Children have responded to these desperate circumstances.by forming gangs and carrying out knife attacks [because of] disaffection, anger, fear and the lack of positive alternatives", ...

by | March 08, 2019 | 02:26

A cordon was put in place and some buildings were evacuated until it was determined the package "posed no risk". A spokesman for the University of Glasgow added: "Staff and students have been evacuated from the Rutherford/McCowan building on the Dumfries campus as a precautionary measure".