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by | February 06, 2016 | 23:06

The virus was deemed active, meaning that it was able to cause infection, but the scientists stressed that it was too early to say whether Zika could be transmitted by either fluid. With the Zika virus having arrived in the United States, federal health officials on Friday outlined recommendations to prevent infected people from spreading the virus through sexual contact.

by | February 01, 2016 | 14:45

Tareena Shakil, 26, was radicalised on the internet and travelled to Syria via Turkey after telling friends and family she was off on a beach holiday. The West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit and other agencies have proven Shakil's links to Daesh, while the woman herself has denied any involvement in terrorist activity.

by | January 27, 2016 | 00:09

The Chanel Haute couture show is the biggest spectacle on the Paris schedule and today's show did not disappoint. Models first wove around the grassy area on a path and ended in the three-tier dollhouse. Dressed head to toe in Chanel in a daring sheer top (with no bra) an embellished bomber, skinny black pants and black chain boots it was impossible not to notice the 23-year-old model turned actress.

by | January 26, 2016 | 20:45

Press TV, an official Iranian media outlet, offered a very similar takeout on the 40-minute meeting. The Vatican says Iran now should play a role in combatting terrorism as Tehran becomes a regional player to resolve Middle East conflicts.

by | January 26, 2016 | 08:37

Zika has already been identified in the United States - the first case was reported in Texas on January 12, 2016. In Brazil, where Zika was first detected in May 2015, greater than 3,500 presumed cases of microcephaly have been reported in locations where the virus is present.

by | January 25, 2016 | 23:13

Taiwan has survived geopolitical shocks as well as turbulence within China by committing itself to reform. Taiwan has been self-governing since the end of China's civil war in 1949, but the Chinese Communist Party still sees it as territory that belongs to the mainland.

by | January 25, 2016 | 18:41

The statement went on to say "these aggressions contravene the Charter of the OIC and the Charter of the United Nations". Iran has also consolidated its influence in Iraq and Lebanon through the militant Hezbollah movement, alleged leaders of which are under sanction by Saudi Arabia.

by | January 25, 2016 | 15:46

Iran's foreign minister says Saudi Arabia is "panicking" over the potential for reduced tensions between Tehran and the West, that he is happy for the families of Americans previously imprisoned in Iran, and that the U.S.is "addicted" to sanctions.

by | January 25, 2016 | 10:42

Facebook Sports Stadium should give advertisers a highly targeted audience reachable in a specific spot within Facebook - and all engaged with a real-time event. In Facebook Sports Stadium, you can see posts from your friends and their comments on plays as well as enjoy commentary from teams, leagues and journalists with easy access to their Facebook Pages.

by | January 25, 2016 | 02:32

There is now only one week left to submit your 2014-15 online tax return, and pay what you owe, to HMRC to avoid a £100 late return penalty. Tax expert Richard Murphy, who was a prominent backer of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership campaign, estimates that Google should be paying £200m a year in corporation tax, based on the firm's declared profit margins and sales 2014 sales in Britain of £4.5bn.

by | January 24, 2016 | 11:24

Donald Trump has aired far fewer campaign ads than his Republican rivals, relying instead on the news media to get his message out on television. A Monmouth University poll released Wednesday found more than a third of Republican voters question Cruz's eligibility to be president, and a Fox News poll released Friday found 10% of Republican primary voters say the fact Cruz was born outside the USA makes them less likely to vote for him.

by | January 24, 2016 | 10:24

Hollande will travel to the Indian capital later Sunday and be a guest of honor on Tuesday at India's Republic Day parade. They arrived at the agreement on the 36 aircraft buyout during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France previous year.

by | January 24, 2016 | 03:35

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, in the meantime, has struggled to breakthrough despite repeated debates and airtime before a national television audience. His vote for the law, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, has been a sore spot for gun control activists and a gift to Clinton, who this week called him "a pretty reliable vote for the gun lobby".

by | January 24, 2016 | 02:11

Clinton drew a similar contrast between the candidates' approaches on the water problem in Flint, "the most relevant answer" in the last debate . Sanders, who has built a career focused on economic issues, is attempting to minimize his perceived weakness.

by | January 23, 2016 | 16:44

Lagarde told Bloomberg Television that she was "extremely pleased" to receive the support. She has already won strong European backing for another stint, as well as glowing praise from top U.S. Nominees will need to demonstrate a distinguished track record in economic policymaker at a senior level, as well as the managerial and diplomatic skills needed to lead a global institution.

by | January 23, 2016 | 09:52

Guzman, whose nickname El Chapo means shorty in Spanish, was arrested on Friday in a raid in his home state of Sinaloa, six months after he was sprung from a maximum security prison. The Mexican fugitive later sent Penn a 17-minute video of answers after security issues stymied plans to hold a follow-up interview in person, and it does not contain the reported comments.

by | January 22, 2016 | 12:59

In late December European countries agreed on guarding their coastline and borders to stem the flow of migrants and asylum seekers. But EU officials have said Turkey's efforts of curbing migration are falling short and that there is a lot of work still to do.

by | January 22, 2016 | 11:13

Holtzclaw's defense attorneys argued that this DNA was only determined to be "biological" - not specifically vaginal - and could have been transferred when Holtzclaw searched the girl's purse. Ultimately, the women's stories and the evidence in the case seem to have overcome any potential bias against black women or against rape victims. One of the jurors was also interviewed by KOCO; he told them that after sentencing, they'd learned of " other stuff not in evidence " that confirmed ...

by | January 22, 2016 | 11:10

And Sanders has sharpened his attacks on Clinton , not mentioning her by name, but consistently pointing out that he hasn't been paid $600,000 speaking fees by Goldman Sachs. Last week, her campaign initially argued that Sanders wanted to "strip" health coverage from Americans by handing control to Republicans. "We built a grass-roots organization".

by | January 22, 2016 | 07:46

Holtzclaw's defence attorney Scott Adams said the ruling would be appealed. A judge is hearing testimony in the request by former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw for a new trial. However, the motion was denied . Prosecutors declined to comment. "Together, we can demonstrate that an increasing number of activists, journalists and the general public recognize sexual assault as a form of police violence that must be centered in our efforts to combat anti-black state ...

by | January 22, 2016 | 06:54

On his deathbed, former Russian spy turned British agent Alexander Litvinenko accused Vladimir Putin of ordering his killing. Both are wanted in the United Kingdom for questioning, but Russian Federation has refused to extradite them. "What happened was absolutely appalling and this report confirms what we've always believed, and what the last Labour government believed at the time of this awful murder, which is it was state sponsored action", he said.

by | January 22, 2016 | 06:12

But he also leads the former secretary of state 50 percent to 41 percent among Democrats. Among those voters, Sanders holds an even broader 64% to 35% lead. Although Sanders' recent surge in Iowa and New Hampshire is likely to give him a chance in the primary race, Monmouth University Polling Institute director Patrick Murray believes he will have to overcome Clinton in those key demographics to stand a true chance.

by | January 22, 2016 | 05:13

Chipotle locations will be closed for a few hours while the company's staff discusses a range of issues, Chris Arnold, the company's spokesman, wrote in a Thursday e-mail to the Chicago Tribune . They said food safety will not be explicitly referenced in the marketing, but that there might be a "clever headline". To be clear, Chipotle has always given away free food, but in light of recent events, the company sent out a company-wide email detailing just how much restaurants could ...

by | January 22, 2016 | 05:14

Clinton's strongest base is with voters 50 years or older. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is attacking Planned Parenthood - but not for the reason it deserves. "I Googled it for them", wrote John Podesta on Medium , stating Clinton's past stances on environmental issues. "I mean, every single thing: 'Oh, the president is wonderful.' She never thought the president was wonderful before".

by | January 22, 2016 | 03:14

Daniel Holtzclaw, the Oklahoma City police officer convicted on rape and other charges after he preyed on African-American women over a six-month period, is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday . Adams, Holtzclaw's attorney, had attempted to make the case that the ex-cop and former college football player for Eastern Michigan University is actually a model officer whose victims misinterpreted Holtzclaw's efforts to help them.

by | January 22, 2016 | 00:36

However, Ms. Lagarde played down the growing concerns over China's economy. "I am very pleased to announce that the Executive Board has adopted an open, merit-based, and transparent process for the selection of the Managing Director, similar to the one used in the previous round.", he said.

by | January 21, 2016 | 22:06

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has offered an additional $28 million from the state. In August, a research team headed by Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards established the presence of risky levels of lead in Flint's drinking water. She had also met with President Obama on Tuesday. Oh yeah, that's no secret. "The Concerned Pastors exhausted the donated supply in 4 hours with 200 people still waiting to get a filter", Harvey Hollins wrote .

by | January 21, 2016 | 19:59

And it's a group that isn't representative of the rest of American men. The margin of error is +/- 5.2 percent. But she holds a 15-point lead with women. But during that primary, the large majority of men voted for someone else. It's worth remembering that she defeated Barack Obama handily among Latinos in 2008, and that Bill Clinton enjoyed robust support in both communities.

by | January 21, 2016 | 08:38

The CDC and only a few state health departments have the capability to conduct the test to confirm a Zika virus. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis. The child born in Hawaii is the only reported case of Zika in the U.S. These show up about three to twelve days after being infected by a mosquito bite.

by | January 21, 2016 | 08:36

In fact, the still-strong El Niño will very likely ensure that 2016 will challenge 2015 for the top spot. The heat was felt worldwide, with unprecedented warmth covering much of Central America and the northern half of South America, says the AFP report .

by | January 21, 2016 | 06:46

Lawmakers in Britain debated whether to ban Donald Trump from their country Monday after a petition demanding it received more than a half-million signatures. Could Donald Trump be persona non grata on the soil of one of America's closest and strongest allies? A counter-petition calling for Trump not to be banned has gathered more than 42,000 signatures.

by | January 21, 2016 | 05:10

The leaflets reportedly described South Korea's President Park Geun-hye and her government as "mad dogs". The chief nuclear envoys of South Korea, the USA and Japan on Wednesday vowed to seek a U.N. Attention is focused largely on such measures as restrictions on banking transactions involving North Korea and restraint on port calls by North Korean ships.

by | January 21, 2016 | 01:37

They also recollected incidents of having had dog excrement smeared across the entrance to their homes and eggs and stones being thrown at windows. A National Front symbol was scratched into the front door of one house another and at another, women cowered inside as thugs hurled racist jibes, calling them "dirty women" and shouting, 'Get out of our country'.

by | December 24, 2015 | 07:39

After winning the competition, the first to be held in Iraq in more than 40 years, she said she was determined to "continue forward despite any obstacles". They maintained it was important to put on the event in the face of the violence happening in their country. "I think Iraq needs events like these", said the young woman with ash blonde hair, bright fuscia lipstick and a rosebud tucked above her ear.

by | December 22, 2015 | 20:44

Trump asked the crowd four times where Clinton had gone. "And the last person she wants to run against is me". We could also guess that the potty break would prove irresistible to Republican front-runner Donald Trump . Engaging Clinton again on Monday night, Trump described Clinton's late return to the Democratic debate stage on Saturday night because of a bathroom break as "a weird deal".