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by | August 23, 2017 | 00:28

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal said the apex court verdict has empowered Muslim women who have been victims of the instant divorce system in the country. During the hearing, the apex court had said that the practice of "three divorces" is "worst" and it is not "the desired method" to break the marriage between Muslims.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:26

A USA embassy statement said non-immigrant visas would no longer be issued at the three United States consulates in Russian Federation - only at the Moscow embassy. Russians received more than 190,000 non-immigrant visas to enter the United States in the 2016 fiscal year, according to State Department data, an 18 percent increase over the prior year.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:25

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this month said Australia and the United States were "joined at the hip", and pledged Australia would come to the aid of its ally if there was an attack by North Korea . The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills that began Monday are largely computer-simulated war games and will run through August 31. "If South Korea really wants no war on the Korean Peninsula, it should try to stop this military exercise".

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:29

Francois completed 58.8 percent of his passes for 3,350 yards with 20 touchdowns and seven interceptions during his first season as a starter a year ago. Ohio State comes in second just ahead of third-place Florida State. Southern California and defending national champion Clemson rounded out the top five.

by | August 21, 2017 | 01:53

In Pennsylvania , 35 percent give Trump high marks, while 54 percent disapprove. These three NBC/Marist polls were conducted August 13-17 - after the Aug. This latest poll contrasts slightly with a national poll conducted by Quinnipiac University that showed an uptick in Trump's approval rating . In Michigan and Wisconsin, 64 percent of voters shared that sentiment.

by | August 21, 2017 | 01:32

Lebanon suffered its first casualties from a massive operation to drive the Islamic State group from an area along the Syrian border on Sunday when a roadside bomb killed three soldiers. Security along Lebanon's eastern border with Syria has always been a concern, and in 2014 jihadists invaded the town of Arsal and kidnapped 30 Lebanese soldiers and police.

by | August 20, 2017 | 01:54

USA and Korean marines participated in the exercise along with soldiers from Australia and New Zealand under the United Nations command. There will be no field training during the exercise, according to US Forces Korea. Tensions escalated in July after Pyongyang conducted two intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile tests and claimed the projectiles are capable of reaching the U.S.

by | August 20, 2017 | 01:57

Infosys had said in April it meant to return $2 billion to shareholders before March 2018 while also announcing the appointment of an independent director as co-chairman, both moves largely seen as attempts to calm the founders. Infosys has become an oasis of trolls on the Internet, literally unending opinions and comments flooded the social media networks all the way since the moment Sikka submitted his resignation letter in which he bluntly blamed the founder's way of running the ...

by | August 19, 2017 | 03:16

Despite at least one call to resign by Republican state Rep. Kirk Mathews, Ms. Chappelle-Nadal said she's not going anywhere. "I can not say for certainty if her remarks meet the standard of prosecution under federal law", Parson said.

by | August 19, 2017 | 03:07

Negotiations to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement began Wednesday with President Donald Trump's top trade official insisting that there are fundamental problems with the 23-year-old pact while Canadian and Mexican officials lauded NAFTA's benefits to the region and emphasized the importance of protecting those gains.

by | August 19, 2017 | 02:56

It will establish a cyber version of the nuclear doctrine of " mutual assured destruction " between the United States and the former Soviet Union, the three US officials said. Eight years after the creation of Cyber Command, its relationship with the NSA has come under strain. Before leaving office , former President Barack Obama also said the dual arrangement should be split up.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:41

A United Nations report in March said, an estimated 18 million people across North Korea continue to suffer from food insecurity and malnutrition, as well as a lack of basic services. military spokesman Capt Darryn James in a statement. Kim says his army has finalised plans to launch four missiles into the waters near the US Pacific territory of Guam, but are waiting for his order to strike.

by | August 17, 2017 | 07:26

The 84-year-old was reportedly delighted when they showed her the ring and instantly knew it was hers. A delighted Mrs Grams scrubbed the dirt off the ring before sliding it onto her finger as easily as the day her late husband had given it to her.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:06

If not for Goldman's heroics, "they could have all been killed", a witness said of the three little boys. The unidentified 29-year-old woman was hit in the head and trapped under the thick branches of the tree in the popular New York City park.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:03

There was immediately no comment from China . Personnel from both sides received minor injuries and the situation was brought under control after the customary banner drill under which both sides hold banners before stepping back to their respective positions.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:00

The brief confrontation was resolved after Indian and Chinese sides retreated to their respective positions, he added. The Indian Army refused to comment on the incident. "We always patrol in the Chinese side along the Line of Actual Control". "These things happen every summer but this one was slightly prolonged and more serious but no weapons were used", a police source in Srinagar told AFP.

by | August 16, 2017 | 14:55

The committee that is hoping to bring the World Cup to the United States , Mexico , and Canada announced it will review interest and select a short list of possible host cities in September. Jacksonville can expect to face strong competition from Orlando, which served as a host for both the 1994 World Cup and the 2016 Copa America Centenario.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:09

The opposition leader's announcement about his "next step" left Kenyans wondering whether Odinga would press his case there was vote-tampering and even escalate the situation by calling for protests. Like in any competition, there is a loser and a victor. Top opposition official James Orengo denounced the vote counting process as a "charade". Claims of election tampering also surfaced in the 2013 election, which Odinga also lost to then-incumbent Mwai Kibaki.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:06

No one on the ground was injured. "Their deaths are a tremendous loss to our agency and the Commonwealth", Flaherty said. State police, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the helicopter crash.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:18

The bill also imposes sanctions against several U.S. entities which, Iran says, are involved in supporting terrorism in the Middle East. It would also allocate over $260 million each to Iran's ballistic missile program and the Quds Force - the external arm of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which has sent military advisers to Iraq and Syria to fight terrorists.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:13

Trump, responding to a report that US intelligence indicates Pyongyang can now put a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles, vowed to rain down "fire and fury" if challenged. North Korea, for its part, threatened to shoot four missiles towards the island of Guam, a strategic outpost of the u.s. forces in the Pacific, where are stationed about 6,000 american soldiers.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:13

In an interview with NBC on Sunday, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster repeatedly refused to answer whether he would work with Bannon. Scaramucci's short tenure was accompanied by a series of scandals in the media, with the then-communications director scolding previous and acting White House staff members.

by | August 13, 2017 | 00:39

Protests in the Kawangware slum in Nairobi have left burning tyres, debris and looted shops following running battles between opposition supporters and police. Several other people have been killed in clashes between police and rioters since Friday night, when Kenya's election commission announced that President Uhuru Kenyatta was the victor in Tuesday's vote.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:15

The contaminated eggs are a priori limited risks to the health of the consumer, since the doses of fipronil potentially ingested remain largely below the amounts considered harmful. Traceability on the eggs from the Netherlands contaminated with fipronil is continuing, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:17

H played the clip of Trump saying , "they will be met with fire and fury and, frankly, power the likes of which this world has never seen before". Ms Berger said: "I don't think we have a much higher chance of being involved in a military conflict than we did in the a year ago or two".

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:09

According to the official announcement, the Canadian citizen was released on sick bail in line with the decision of the Central Court of North Korea. The measure is part of the new round of sanctions adopted on August 5 by the United Nations Security Council in response to North Korea's nuclear and missile activities in clear violation of previous U.N.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:11

Rescue teams reached the scene and shifted the injured to Mayo Hospital and Mian Munshi Hospital, where emergency was declared. Lahore has witnessed several terror attacks in recent months and the Monday's attack comes week after a bombing claimed by the Pakistani Taliban killed at least 26 people and injured dozens at a vegetable market in the provincial capital's Ferozepur area.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:04

University of Tennessee Medical Center is earning accolades from U.S. News & World Report. The medical center also performed well in a number of specialty rankings , securing a Top 50 placement in five specialties. "By providing the most comprehensive data available, we hope to give patients the information they need to find the best care across a range of specialties".

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:06

More than one week after President Vladimir Putin announced he will expel 755 us diplomats and workers and confiscate two State Dept. properties in Russia , President Donald Trump has not even acknowledged the attack on America and its emissaries.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:05

A Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Rio Panuco. Life-threatening flooding, damaging winds and rough seas will continue to batter the Yucatan Peninsula through at least Tuesday afternoon before Franklin emerges into the Bay of Campeche.