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by | March 29, 2017 | 02:03

House Bill 1005 passed with a vote of 8-4 though Sen. Democrats say the heart of the bill hasn't changed, and contend the bill's 26-23 defeat in the Senate should mean it can't be considered again this session. The idea behind this critique is fairly simple: pro-life advocates worry that if the so-called "wrongful birth" bill becomes a law, doctors will use this newfound legal immunity to withhold information about the health of their patients' babies, perhaps due to religious regions or ...

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:02

The court also sentenced six members of the Hadi government to death. The war is being waged between forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and those allied to the Houthis. The conflict has its roots in the failed political transition after Mr Saleh handed power to Mr Hadi. A boat carrying refugees was hit by an air strike earlier this month off the Hodeida port.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:03

As spring storms ramp up for the season, severe weather is in the forecast for almost every day this week somewhere in the country. Heavy rain will again be possible with this system. "It's always important for people to be prepared for severe weather at all times of the year", said Jason Straub, a meteorologist with the Brownsville NWS.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:52

Gauging public opinion is a hazardous task in Hong Kong, but small sample polls ( here's one conducted by HKU ) indicated in advance that public support was strongest for John Tsang , the former finance minister. However, the charged lawmaker Tanya Chan dismissed Lam's professed desire for unity, instead arguing that the incoming city leader's statement went against the promises of reconciliation.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:48

The Seoul Central District Court will hold a hearing on the arrest warrant at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a Monday announcement. Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have made a decision to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park on corruption allegations.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:53

Dutch newspapers pronounced the defeat a "debacle" for which coach Blind could be axed. Then we have to take the time. Only the group winners are guaranteed a place in the 2018 finals in Russian Federation. The gamble to cap the teenager may have backfired but the federation backed Blind on this decision. A former defender for Ajax and the Dutch team, Blind spent three years as No.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:50

The police offered to hold the demonstration in another area in the outskirts of Moscow but Navalry and his supporters ignored the statement and made a decision to hold the demonstration as planned near the Kremlin. They appeared to be one of the largest coordinated outpourings of political resentment in Russian Federation since the massive 2011-2013 rallies against a fraud-tainted parliamentary election.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:46

Hundreds of mourners have lined the streets as Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride was carried home by his teammates. And Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has this week offered his condolences to the family of the Derry City skipper, following his death at the age of 27.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:41

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager Thursday in the occupied West Bank and seriously wounded three other Palestinians, the Palestinian health ministry said in a statement. Trump has expressed some ambivalence about Israel's settlements but has not publicly detailed what kind of agreement he seeks with the Israeli regime on the issue.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:37

Nemtsova says Voronenkov was considered a traitor by many Russians. Not long after the killing, the Kremlin dismissed any suggestion that it was involved. The bodyguard shot and fatally wounded the assailant, who later died in the hospital ― giving authorities no chance to question him. Named Pavel Parshov, he received fatal wounds moments after killing the politician who past year defected to Ukraine, and died later in hospital.

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:48

This began with suicide attacks and assaults by Fatah al-Sham or Faylaq al-Rahman fighters. The campaign brought together a number of rival factions, including the Levant Liberation Committee, two ultraconservative factions - Ahrar al-Sham and the Islam Army - and the Free Syrian Army-affiliated Failaq al-Rahman.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:48

Piggy Bank's shell was cracked, swollen and infected when she was found, leaving her rescuers anxious that she had a tumour. Initially, it appeared that the dedicated work of Chansue and her colleagues would save Bank, but a follow up showed that the turtle was still plagued with intestinal problems.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:46

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won 21 seats, while Congress secured 24 seats in the Manipur Assembly Elections 2017, but with the help of other party MLAs BJP was able to form the state government. "No trouble has taken place inside and the voting process passed off smoothly.The opposition bench cooperated with us". However, Robindro Singh said he did.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:42

British lawmakers tabled an urgent parliamentary question after newspaper reports said that United Kingdom banks including HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Coutts and Standard Chartered were named as being among those that did not turn away suspicious money transfers.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:53

Asked about the issue on " Fox News Sunday " after receiving information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday, and whether there's any reason to amend his earlier statement, Nunes replied: "No". Over in the House, Mr. Nunes has begun a similar inquiry into the Kremlin's behind-the-scenes attempts to influence the presidential election in Mr.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:07

A witness to the aftermath of a midair collision of two small planes in Quebec says he first thought it was a auto accident. Police said that the incident took place shortly before 1pm local time (5pm GMT) and the solo pilots, aged 21 and 23, were the only occupants.

by | March 18, 2017 | 03:55

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is pledging to fight for the "precious, precious union" of the United Kingdom, unveiling what she calls her "Plan for Britain" with a warning to Scotland not to pursue its independence plans. Sturgeon's spokesman said it could be pointless. The SNP has accused Theresa May of seeking to undermine devolution by suggesting powers now held by the European Union over devolved areas like agriculture and fisheries could stay with Westminster after Brexit.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:44

Wilders has form when it comes to coalitions dating back to elections in 2010 that produced a minority government led by Mr Rutte and including the Christian Democratic Appeal party. However, a greater than expected swing to the PVV may lead to elevated volatility in European asset prices, if only because it keeps the anti-establishment momentum going, ahead of the far more interesting French Presidential Election first round on the 23 April.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:38

Now it's the other two teams facing off, as Venezuela - fresh off barely surviving a tiebreaker game against Italy - gets USA. However Mexico were informed early Monday by World Baseball Classic organizers that Venezuela would in fact advance to the play-off against the Italians.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:03

The Congress had said it has got more seats than the BJP in the February 4 elections to the 40-member assembly. On questions being raised on his leadership after the party's poor performance in UP as well as Uttarakhand, the Congress vice-president called for initiating changes within and hailed the role of regional leaders who fought Assembly polls and emerged victorious.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:02

The bill will pass into law when the royal assent is announced in both Houses of Parliament, which is likely to happen early on Tuesday afternoon. 'So we will trigger Article 50 by the end of this month as planned and deliver an outcome that works in the interests of the whole of the United Kingdom'.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:41

However, a senior administration official told CNN the plans are tentative. No golf is planned during Xi's stay, Axios said. The report is unconfirmed, and White House did not immediately respond to request for comment. China, on the other hand, is one of Pyongyang's biggest allies but has become increasingly anxious about its erratic neighbor. Taiwan would also be high up on the agenda of a meeting between the two presidents.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:41

The landslide late on March 11 saw dozens of homes of people living in the dump levelled after a part of the largest pile of rubbish at the Koshe landfill collapsed. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear, but residents say dumping of garbage had resumed there in recent months. The landslide has buried several makeshift homes and concrete buildings.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:06

Gonaives has a population of 300,000 and is located on Haiti's west coast. The driver and passengers on the bus were being held at the police station, said Patrick Cherilus, a Civil Protection spokesman for the department of Artibonite. The vehicle was travelling to Port-au-Prince when it crashed into a rara parade, a traditional street celebration involving local musicians, in Gonaives, Reuters news agency reports.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:03

IOWA STATE 80, WEST VIRGINIA 74: The Cyclones defeated West Virginia for the program's third Big 12 tournament championship in four years in a game at Kansas City , Mo. 6 seed and a shipment to Denver - considered poor treatment for a Big East Tournament champion with 25 wins - and went on to lose to 11th-seeded Gonzaga 68-52 as star guard Isaiah Whitehead struggled with the altitude.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:44

Ciara has one other child, 2-year-old Future Zahir Wilburn, from her previous relationship with rapper Future. Witnesses say Ciara approached an intersection in her white Mercedes SUV and was making a left turn when her ride was T-boned on the front passenger side by another SUV.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:39

As the fighting went on, some patients climbed out of the building and could be seen sheltering on window ledges high above the ground. Another man said he had a call from his brother, who was taking care of their wounded father when the attack began.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:41

Emergency crews were able to remove people from the wreckage through emergency windows. Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney says it took just a few minutes for emergency responders to arrive. The names of the dead have not been released. The crossing had flashing lights and crossing gates , CSX says. A nearby vehicle was used as a stepladder after the crash to get people off the bus as emergency workers were forced to pull passengers through windows.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:35

Though it ultimately stepped back from its claim, Turkey had threatened to strike Manbij, a former IS bastion, unless the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) deployed there pulled back. Binali Yildirim, Turkey's prime minister, said the meeting would continue on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear why the registration was revoked.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:47

However, a December Quinnipiac poll said that, while many New Yorkers might approve of Cuomo, 54 percent don't think he'd make a good president . "This trip has two purposes; number one, while some would weaken the relationship between the people of the State of NY and our Jewish brothers and sisters, the goal of this trip is to strengthen those relationships through cultural exchange, through economic development partnerships, and we'll be working on them", he said.