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by | February 15, 2016 | 14:21

Johnson was arrested after the girl told her parents about what happened and they told the police, Ms Blackwell said. In the prosecution opening the court was told how the footballer and schoolgirl exchanged more than 800 messages in around two months while the teenager who "idolised" Johnson, voted for him more than 50 times in Match of the Day polls.

by | February 15, 2016 | 08:06

Liang was also convicted of official misconduct for failing to offer medical aid to the dying Gurley. Liang says he accidentally fired the gun after being startled by a noise while patrolling the stairwell in 2014. The conviction comes a week after a MI police officer was sentenced to 13 months to 10 years for beating an unarmed Black man after a traffic violation.

by | February 15, 2016 | 07:51

The differences between the stakeholders in a Syria settlement highlighted their lingering divisions despite Friday's "cessation of hostilities" agreement, which was not signed by any of the warring parties on the ground - government forces and the opposition.

by | February 15, 2016 | 00:17

The Met Office recorded gusts of 79mph during the night at Culdrose. Some very large waves are also likely to affect many coasts, in particular north coasts of Cornwall and Devon. Meanwhile, police are hunting for an elderly man who has gone missing while walking his dog in Dorset. Spokesman Andy Norris said it is a precaution to protect children's safety: "Due to storm damage to the Sports Hall roof, adjacent to our school, the decision has been taken to evacuate the School for the rest of ...

by | February 14, 2016 | 20:55

The complex, multi-sided civil war in Syria , raging since 2011, has drawn in most regional and global powers, producing the world's worst humanitarian emergency and attracting jihadist recruits from around the world. At the news conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made it clear that his government would continue their air operations in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

by | February 14, 2016 | 19:56

Nor did it answer some of the key questions, such as can Sanders expand his appeal from a largely white base of supporters and attract the votes of African Americans and Hispanics, and can Clinton retool her message to counter the enthusiasm behind Sanders' candidacy.

by | February 14, 2016 | 16:01

New Hampshire isn't necessarily a vital state for Hillary, but she can't be too happy with where she stands, which is perhaps why Bill Clinton attended a campaign event on Sunday and went for a full-fledged attack on Sanders. It could have been an anomaly or proof that Sanders' tie in the Iowa caucuses, which was really a slight win for Clinton, gave him the momentum for the time being.

by | February 14, 2016 | 12:36

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court halted implementation of the President's Plan, which seeks to cut carbon dioxide emissions by about one-third by 2030. The Clean Power Plan is a key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to tackle climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

by | February 14, 2016 | 02:44

Both candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination will be in the Twin Cities Friday. "Madame Secretary, that is a low blow ", responded Sanders . Candidates usually avoid taking swipes at home-state politicians during debates, but Walker (who ran his own brief presidential campaign before dropping out in September last year) is a lightning rod for Wisconsin Democrats.

by | February 13, 2016 | 11:53

Security Council resolutions because it used ballistic missile technology. The official report , however, was published ahead of to a fourth nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang in January and the launch of a satellite-bearing rocket earlier this month.

by | February 13, 2016 | 05:08

On Saturday, Clinton spoke candidly about the difficulties and double-standards she faces as a female politician - a topic she rarely addresses other than to promote the historic nature of her candidacy. "It gave us a chance to head out of here with momentum on the way to the nomination", she said. Pastor Kenneth Stewart who preached to the audience before Clinton arrived, was speechless after Clinton's remarks, openly crying from the pulpit after her remarks.

by | February 12, 2016 | 12:45

Later in the debate, Clinton struck out at Sanders for saying in a recent interview that Obama had failed the "presidential leadership test". Clinton said Sanders' plan would increase the size of government by 40-percent and questioned whether it's achievable.

by | February 12, 2016 | 03:10

What mattered, Rubio said , was garnering a share of delegates that would help in the long grind ahead. Both Cruz and Rubio are running on ideology more than management skills, but the Obama comparison has made it especially important for Rubio to rebut this criticism.

by | February 11, 2016 | 17:41

He said he did not see any North Korean officials and did not know whether other South Koreans were there. If passed by the House, it will be the first sanctions legislation exclusively targeting North Korea to pass both the House and the Senate.

by | February 11, 2016 | 12:59

Democrats and Republicans in a snowy New Hampshire have cast their ballots and, as is so often the case, have picked different winners than the voters in Iowa just eight days before. Clinton was headed to NY, headquarters for her campaign, to regroup with top aides and prepare for a Democratic debate on Thursday. But Sanders did even better with rural Democrats , picking up an additional 7 percentage points of support outside large cities.

by | February 11, 2016 | 09:46

Turkey's foreign ministry has summoned U.S. ambassador John Bass after a USA state department spokesman said Washington did not consider the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party ( PYD ) a "terrorist" organization, Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported Wednesday.

by | February 11, 2016 | 08:04

Martin Shkreli house hearing: How a former pharmaceutical's stance came to betray the industry's attitude. He didn't say much . Toxoplasmosis is life threatening to people with HIV, pregnant women and anyone with weakened immune systems. "Under the House rules, you have not been sworn in", Chaffetz said, telling him to sit down. "It's not amusing Mr. Shkreli ". Despite coming under fire from members of Congress, American businessman and pharma exec Martin Shkreli continues to show ...

by | February 11, 2016 | 07:25

Sanders has spent most of the past six months in Iowa, betting everything on doing well in a key early contest, and he's spent his entire public career in New Hampshire's media markets. Even though Bush spent more than twice as much as Rubio , the former Florida governor at least walks out of the Granite State with a live-to-fight-another-day narrative at his back.

by | February 11, 2016 | 00:36

Zika, it's important to point out, causes relatively mild symptoms, and for most people it's nothing to worry about. The two people infected are women in their twenties who recently traveled to the Zika risk regions. While the Dallas County case is the only locally transmitted Zika virus infection, Taylor said mosquito movement will be closely monitored in the coming months.

by | February 10, 2016 | 20:47

If these divisions hold, the Clean Power Plan may suffer further setbacks in the Supreme Court which may ultimately render it useless. In a statement , Beshear praised the Supreme Court's ruling. The move by the court was a surprise and a blow to the White House. Experts agree that the Clean Power Plan is on solid legal ground and will prevail based on the merits.

by | February 10, 2016 | 16:05

I fail to see how any of this contradicts what Cruz is saying. Cruz said, "Let me tell you the facts of what happened". Ted Cruz and Ben Carson. "And I would take corrective action", Carson told radio host Todd Starnes BuzzFeed News reported .

by | February 10, 2016 | 13:48

The Supreme Court divided along typical ideological lines, with the court's four liberal justices dissenting and saying they would have denied the request, and the five conservatives voting for the temporary block. "It's in everyone's interest that states keep at it, because whether it's the Clean Power Plan or some other policy, they'll need smart strategies to get the job done".

by | February 10, 2016 | 13:34

However, a stretch of the wall to its south, of still undetermined length, will become accessible to all Jewish denominations for prayer in any form they choose and with men and women together. "This is something we are doing for Israel, to help build a vibrant democratic state". The approval of an egalitarian section of the Western Wall "profanes" the holy site, the haredi Orthodox group Agudath Israel of America said.

by | February 10, 2016 | 04:28

She was not hospitalized. "For the average American who is not traveling to this area, there is nothing they need to worry about", Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , told The New York Times .

by | February 10, 2016 | 01:19

For her part, Hillary Clinton's final arguments for the New Hampshire vote also made efforts to draw a clear line between her and Sanders. In the week since her slim victory in the leadoff Iowa caucuses, Clinton's campaign has tried to lower expectations for New Hampshire, where Sanders has maintained a steady lead despite her family's longstanding ties.

by | February 09, 2016 | 20:18

Area officials said the collision, which happened around 7 a.m. local time, was unprecedented in recent memory. Several hundred emergency services personnel were at the scene and rescue teams from nearby Austria were also helping, local media said.

by | February 09, 2016 | 17:16

Still, there "is much we do not yet know about Zika and its relationship to the poor health outcomes that are being reported in Zika-affected areas", a White House facts sheet reads. The request comes on the heels of the World Health Organization declaring Zika an worldwide public health emergency . It would include $335 million for US Agency for International Development and $41 million for the State Department to respond across South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

by | February 09, 2016 | 17:09

Ted Cruz , the Texas senator who won in Iowa, is in the mix in New Hampshire with Iowa third-place finisher Marco Rubio. If you thought businessman Donald Trump wouldn't stoop so low as to call one of the Republican presidential nominee hopefuls "a pussy", you're absolutely right.

by | February 09, 2016 | 07:54

Steven Jr . was uncertain, answering: "I have no idea". "At the same point, it's good because a lot of people see a little bit of a bigger picture". Steven Sr. divorced the boys' mother, Lori Mathiesen, while serving prison time for the rape of a female jogger, before being exonerated in 2003. Meanwhile, Avery has secured new legal counsel.

by | February 09, 2016 | 07:36

Other Knesset members strongly condemned the meeting, and urged both the Ethics Committee and the Attorney General's Office to censure Zoabi, Zahalka and Ghattas. Almost 30 Israelis have been killed by Palestinians in the same period. Israel has defended the practice based on security concerns, as Palestinian funerals can attract thousands and lead to clashes with security forces.

by | February 09, 2016 | 02:42

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said the Swedish and British authorities should end Mr Assange's "deprivation of liberty" and respect his physical integrity and freedom of movement. Assange has always denied the allegations against him. Swedish officials say the report sides with Assange . The founder of WikiLeaks fears extradition to the United States and a life sentence there for publishing confidential USA documents on the Afghanistan and Iraq wars on his Internet ...

by | February 09, 2016 | 02:25

Initial reports suggested that De Bruyne would miss "at least six weeks", but the player revealed on Twitter this evening that he will be sidelined for longer than that. However, De Bruyne, who has scored a goal in every round of the League Cup this season, is set to miss the final and the crucial Champions League tie against Dynamo Kiev.

by | February 09, 2016 | 01:36

If there is a desire to intervene, why don't we fight the murderous Assad regime which is more brutal? "The Assad regime, Iran, Russia, and Hezbollah are preoccupied with fighting Bashar al-Assad's opposition with one ostensible goal: to keep Bashar al-Assad in power, irrespective of the cost in innocent Syrian lives".

by | February 08, 2016 | 07:17

Some 700,000 Syrian children in refugee camps in Jordan, Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries are out of school, according to a report by the Malala Fund founded by Pakistani education campaigner and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai. Donors will have to dig deeper than the last conference in 2015, when United Nations agencies asked for $8.4bn to help Syria and its neighbours, but raised just $3.3bn.

by | February 08, 2016 | 02:26

How long people are at risk is unclear, the CDC said, and researchers are trying to determine that now. Brazil is investigating more than 4,000 suspected cases of microcephaly , a condition marked by abnormally small head size that can cause permanent brain damage in newborns, that may be linked to Zika.