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by | January 22, 2018 | 02:18

If the Jusos position wins the vote on Sunday, the SPD will have to abandon talks, setting Germany on a further, much longer, period of deadlock . A Forsa survey this week found that 61 percent of SPD voters were in favour of moving on to formal coalition talks.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:22

Edmund joins Andy Murray as the only British men to reach the quarter-finals in Melbourne since John Lloyd in 1985. A former top 20 player, he was appearing in his 51st consecutive Grand Slam tournament, though he has never made it to a quarter-final.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:19

Analysts say that crucial for any major ground operation will be approval from Moscow which has a military presence in the area and a cordial relationship with the YPG. The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Turkish troops tried to cross the countries' border into the Afrin region on Sunday but were forced back. Badran Ciya Kurd, an adviser to the Kurdish administration in northern Syria who meets regularly with Russian and U.S.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:18

The registration forms for the refugee families were finalised on January 16 and the authorities are now making the list, he said, adding that the entire preparation needs some time. Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay told Reuters last week the returnees could apply for citizenship "after they pass the verification process".

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:17

The strategy says the U.S. will seek to modernize key capabilities and its nuclear arsenal, and maintain dominance across all domains, including space and cyberspace. Laying out a broad new strategy for the Defense Department, Mattis warned that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:17

Mr Macron said he believed the Brexit vote mainly came from the middle and working classes, and older people, who "decided that the recent decade was not in their favour". "There should be no cherry-picking in the single market because that's a dismantling of the single market", he said. Mrs May praised the "uniquely close relationship" between the two nations.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:19

Meetings between the International Olympic Committee and each of the countries' representatives lasted late into the evening Friday to lay the groundwork for today's negotiations. The decision to form a joint team in the women's ice hockey category, however, was met with considerable controversy in South Korea, as some fans believe it could hurt the country's prospects of earning a medal.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:33

The cause of Saturday's fire is under investigation but officials believe it started on the ground floor and then spread to the first floor and the cellar. "May those who are injured recover quickly", the Prime Minister's Office tweeted quoting Modi. Deputy commissioner of police, Rohini district, Rajneesh Gupta said, "The fire broke out in Bawana's F-block.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:30

Kim is keen to make sure people are pronouncing the name correctly. Though Kanye was born in Atlanta, he was raised in Chicago and has long referenced the city in his music. Fans suggested a lot of handsome names like, Wild West, for the baby. Ashley Boice, also in Chicago , said she isn't surprised by the unusual name.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:28

The number of troll accounts is 3,814 - every one of those over 677,000 people interacted with over 3,800 Russian government-linked accounts during the election period. That's nearly 1 per cent of Twitter's 69 million monthly active users in the U.S. The new IRA accounts are in addition to 2,752 accounts Twitter found and disclosed past year.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:27

An autopsy on the major leaguer who died in a plane crash last November has revealed Roy Halladay died with a mix of morphine and sleeping pills in his system. Halladay, known as "Doc", pitched four seasons with the Phillies before retiring after injuries cut short his 2013 season. He had a 203-105 record and won the Cy Young Award in 2003 with Toronto and in 2010 with Philadelphia.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:21

WEF stated this in its Global Risks Report 2018 , that was released wednesday. Its Global Risks Report released Wednesday is based on a survey of almost 1,000 experts and decision-makers from business, academia and other fields about 30 risks over a 10-year horizon.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:06

The weather alert warns of "heavy, squally showers" that will turn to "sleet, hail, and snow" over the north of the United Kingdom, with over 10 cm of heavy snow expected to fall over higher ground in Scotland . According to weathermen, Scotland, parts of Northern Ireland and the far North of England could witness heavy rains which could turn into sleet, hail and snow.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:09

If both houses of Congress are unable to pass a funding proposal - which, at this point, looks very possible - the United States federal government will shut down Friday. When the government shuts down , which has only happened three times in a meaningful way since 1995, hundreds of thousands of "non-essential" federal workers may be put on furlough , while "essential" employees, dealing with public safety and national security, would keep working.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:02

The practice is part of the Christian Orthodox feast of Epiphany, when believers submerge themselves in water to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ. Putin, 65, approached a hole cut in the ice in north-western Russian Federation before dipping himself into the water and crossing himself.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:58

Hariri, who recently returned to his role after a brief and weird resignation involving Saudi Arabia, asked the Interior Ministry not to implement the ban, said a government official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the subject.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:49

President Donald Trump , who last month said he's too busy "reading documents" to watch much television, said he made a decision to sign the GOP tax reform bill on Friday, ahead of the holidays, after tuning into TV news. "I called downstairs, I said, 'Get it ready. Will he sign it by Christmas?'" Trump said during a small signing event at the White House . "And they're going to start to see that because we're signing today".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:41

ABC7 goes on to cite an article from the San Francisco Chronicle , which states Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] "would look to arrest more than 1,500 undocumented people while sending a message that immigration policy will be enforced in the sanctuary state".

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:02

His previous work included a critical book on Trump confidant Rupert Murdoch, the Twenty-First Century Fox co-chairman. The book portrays Trump as a President who is not only unfit for the responsibilities of the office, but also as a person who does not have the attention span to focus on the details required.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:01

The film has already been banned in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, reported Times of India. Their plea argued that the government of the four states couldn't ban the film especially when the apex court stated that the film's screening can only be stopped if there is a law and order situation developing.