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by | February 01, 2019 | 01:49

As a result of the inferno, EWR's Terminal C parking garage and the nearby passenger pickup area were temporarily closed with the latter being since reopened. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said no injuries were reported, and that airport operations were running as normal, per NBC4. It is now being investigated as a possible cause of the fire.

by | January 31, 2019 | 08:31

CPJ said that the Khartoum authorities continued with the media crackdown on Monday and arrested freelance reporters Adam Mahdi in Nyala, southwest of Khartoum, and Amin Sanada in Port Sudan, northeast of the capital. Bashir, who took power in a 1989 coup, has said any change of leadership could only come through the ballot box. "This sit-in is not just to mourn the 2005 deaths, but also to mourn the deaths of those who have died in the uprising since December", Beja activist Abdallah Mussa ...

by | January 31, 2019 | 09:35

Martin Griffiths tweeted on Monday that the timelines set for the withdrawal of Houthi fighters and Saudi-backed militants loyal to the ex-Yemeni government from Hudaydah had slipped. Yemen's government and the Arab Coalition supporting it have reported repeated rebel violations of the ceasefire. The UN said the attack occurred on Saturday in the northern province of Hajjah, where tens of civilians have been killed and hundreds of families displaced in the past two months.

by | January 31, 2019 | 09:17

The prosecutors stopped short of accusing Concord of leaking the material, but they argue that the company's request to have sensitive new evidence sent to Russian Federation "unreasonably risks the national security interests of the United States".

by | January 31, 2019 | 09:06

The Board of Deputies of British Jews and Jewish Leadership Council issued a joint statement, saying the rights group "has a long record of double standards on Israel", after its report was publushed this week. However, it did not extend its commitment to occupied East Jerusalem, which is also occupied territory, and where it has more than 100 listings in settlements.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:24

This sort of tax is appealing to those who look at ultra-wealthy people like, say, Jared Kushner, who manages to avoid paying any income tax at all because they can manipulate the numbers to technically have a negative income while their net worth keeps rising.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:38

The vast majority of the United Kingdom has a yellow weather warning in place for today as experts predict more snow turning to ice . Heavy snow has been forecast in parts of the county. Yellow warnings for snow and ice are in place until Friday, which could bring more chaos to the region. 10cm is possible in places, though there is uncertainty at this stage on where is most likely to see the greater snowfall accumulations.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:00

Janice Jackson said in a statement. "Due to the extreme temperatures, it is in the best interest of our students' health and safety to cancel all classes and school activities on Wednesday". Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College will also be closed Wednesday. Carleton College in Northfield remains open. Any time the temperature or wind chill temperature reaches the point at which exposed skin could experience frostbite, we consider closing school.

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:41

The State of the Union was originally scheduled for January 29, but Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi notified President Trump earlier this month that because of the partial government shutdown (which at that point was in its 26th day), proper and secure arrangements would not be able to be made in time.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:11

She said in the message to an email list for the program's students that two faculty members came to her to complain about students loudly speaking Chinese in a common area. They asked for an investigation of her and the unnamed faculty members and said they were "disheartened" to be scolded for speaking their native language in non-classroom settings.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:56

Hamdallah has "put his government at the disposal of President Mahmoud Abbas", the prime minister's spokesman, Youssef al-Mahmoud, said in a statement, adding that he welcomed Abbas's plans for a new government. "We want to serve out people; therefore, we want to form a government". A new PLO government would officially mark the end of the stalled reconciliation efforts between Abbas' Fatah party and his political rival Hamas.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:47

Since then it has been buffeted by high winds and 7-metre (23 ft) waves. With little space on board, numerous migrants are forced to stay on deck, sheltering under a tarpaulin but with little heat. However, following that request , Dutch authorities said they do not think they are responsible, adding that the captain of the Sea-Watch 3 is responsible for finding a suitable harbour.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:27

We're trained to help people in their worst time'. While a math emergency isn't ordinarily grounds for calling 911, Bundy remained on the line with the young boy for nearly two minutes while guiding him through the problem. Schoolboy: 'Yeah, I just came to tell you that'. Bundy responded: "What happened at school that made you have a bad day?" "And at that point, I was able to determine that it was more of a "I need help with homework" than an actual emergency".

by | January 30, 2019 | 03:17

Sims' book, " Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House", was released on Tuesday and includes numerous photographs of Sims with the president, as well as descriptions of instances where Sims had one-on-one time with him.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:29

Also on rt.com Virtue or vice: Do benefits of legalized cannabis outweigh risks? . "Being agitated and having trouble sitting still hint at ADHD, but could simply hint at a preschooler not happy to have driven many miles to a doctor's appointment".

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:05

Police say they responded to the station for a 911 call of an unconscious woman inside. A 22-year-old woman who was holding her daughter in a stroller was found dead inside a subway station after reportedly taking a tumble down a set of stairs.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:41

McArthur was first arrested nearly exactly a year ago, in January 2018, after the remains of seven men were discovered in large planters on a property where the husband and father-of-two previously worked. Toronto police Detective David Dickinson acknowledged that police may have slipped up during the initial investigation and said officers should learn from their mistakes.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:20

Houston Police Officers' Union president Joe Gamaldi tweeted that "3 of our officers are now stable, 2 are still critical please keep them and their families in your thoughts and prayers". Police are expected to make an announcement soon at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, where all of the wounded officers were transported .

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:41

Roads and railways are likely to be affected, while people should also watch out for ice on untreated pavements and cycle paths, the Met Office warned. The update says: "Risk of snow is now expected to affect more eastern parts of Scotland than previously, area extended east to include Fife, Lothians and Borders".

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:41

On Sunday morning, warning alarms were triggered in the region of the Feijão mine, after monitoring instruments of another dam detected an increase in water levels, but the critical level was later decreased and the search for the missing was able to continue.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:22

Many London councils have been preparing for the conditions with Tower Hamlets stocking up on one and a half thousand tons of grit. This warning is in place from 1am to 12pm tomorrow (29 Jan). "As this clears, ice is likely to form on some surfaces on Wednesday morning". Wintry showers will bring further risk of ice on Wednesday morning. A Met Office spokesperson also said: "Some roads and railways are likely to be affected, with longer journey times by road, bus and train".

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:08

Former Trump campaign strategist Roger Stone claimed Monday that the ultimate goal of the Mueller investigation could be to charge President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence with "some hoked up frame of Russian collusion " in order to gain the president of their choosing.

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:23

Afghan Taliban and U.S. officials Saturday agreed on preliminary draft of likely peace accord, including United States withdrawal from Afghanistan in 18 months, prisoners' exchange and lifting ban on movement of Taliban leaders from blacklist, according to Taliban sources.

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:52

Wolfson was previously an aide to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg , another billionaire who has flirted with a 2020 presidential run of his own ― though Bloomberg has said he would run as a Democrat , if he runs at all. Schultz has also been a leader on the issue of veterans. "Mr. Schultz is a life-long Democrat". The report has Democratic operatives anxious that such a candidacy could smooth Mr.

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:36

Outside the building where a woman was said to be trapped in an elevator since Friday . She was rescued Monday morning after a delivery man came to the house and was concerned when no one answered the door. Police identified the woman as Marites Fortaleza, a housekeeper at the location. The city Department of Buildings previously slapped the townhouse with two violations for failing to maintain the elevator, in 2008 and in 1996.

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:55

AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski said that, potentially, "more than 6 inches of snow" could fall near Fargo, North Dakota; Minneapolis, Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Chicago and Detroit. The U.S. Midwest and Northeast were braced for unsafe subzero temperatures this week, as the polar vortex was set to blast arctic conditions unusually far south, the National Weather Service said on Monday.

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:22

But some three billion in foregone economic activity will not be recovered, the CBO said . A federal worker stands with a placard reading "Will Work For Pay" as other federal employees stage a rally to call for a vote on the shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan.

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:31

Some European countries such as Greece still support Maduro. National Constituent Assembly: Maduro convened the staunchly pro-government assembly after four months of opposition protests that left about 125 dead in 2017. He said he also wanted his own diplomats "to defend Venezuelan interests in the U.S." comparing the arrangement to that of the US and Cuba, which had no diplomatic relations but maintained ties through lower-level officials in each country.

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:06

Bush, also said he will not allow the White House to make changes to any report of the special counsel's probe that is submitted to Congress. Whitaker's comments about the Mueller investigation are likely to trigger further inquiries from Democrats who have accused him of being illegally appointed and failing to heed ethics advice suggesting he should recuse himself from overseeing the Mueller investigation.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:46

There are four categories: Best Personality Supporting Gender Balance, Best Federal Authority Supporting Gender Balance, Best Government Entity Supporting Gender Balance and the Best Gender Balance Initiative. He is the Director General of FCSA. Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum , the Emirates' vice president and prime minister, left, next to Richard Branson watch the Hyperloop One presentation aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Sunday, April 29, ...

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:30

Tuesday night, temperatures in Chicago are expected to reach twenty-five degrees below zero for the first time since the 1980's. Precipitation could start falling Tuesday morning, potentially as snow at higher elevations north and west of Baltimore and a mix of rain and snow along the Interstate 95 corridor.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:47

Maimane said citizens were shot and killed, homes were raided and the entire country was "effectively on lockdown". The party also submitted an urgent motion to the national assembly speaker requesting that the house debate the impact of violence by the Zimbabwean government on South Africa.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:07

He later touted un-cited polling, claiming that his numbers are "so good" especially with Hispanics. The larger finding of the poll was a 39 percent approval rating for Trump overall , down from 42 percent in December, versus 53 percent who disapprove, which is up from 49 percent last month.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:30

The spokesman of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan , in a statement which he issued to newsmen, also alleged that the Senators have been asked to cause commotion when the issue of Onnoghen's suspension is announced on the floor of the Senate. Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Oshiomhole said, " basically the meeting was for the President to meet with the caucus of the Senate and the APC senatorial candidates.

by | January 29, 2019 | 00:59

The service said commuters should plan for possibly slippery travel due to the precipitation. From 6 P.M.to 9 P.M., Light snow ends from west to east. Up to four inches could fall in western counties and wind chills could be a low as negative 10 degrees in Newland and negative 3 degrees in Burnsville , says the NWS.