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by | February 22, 2016 | 10:41

North Korea successfully launched a "Kwangmyongsong", or shining star, satellite into orbit this month. On Jan. 16, Pyongyang had demanded the conclusion of a peace treaty with the United States and a halt to USA military exercises with South Korea to end its nuclear tests.

by | February 22, 2016 | 03:22

So he voted in favor of Donald Trump. Here's the rundown on when, where and why SC votes over the next week - and who can cast ther vote for whom. Sens. That would easily eclipse the record of just over 600,000 who voted four years ago. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. All precincts will be open for the primaries.

by | February 21, 2016 | 08:09

In South Carolina, Donald Trump claimed victory while senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are in a fight for second place, states the AP. Jeb Bush, though, abruptly suspended his campaign after a distant finish, leaving unclear to whom his supporters will gravitate.

by | February 20, 2016 | 21:14

Last year, Harper Lee produced another book called " Go Set a Watchman ". The publisher announced plans to publish a manuscript of Lee's, which was long thought to be lost, under the title " Go Set a Watchman ". She lived her life the way she wanted to, in private, surrounded by books and the people who loved her, " Michael Morrison, head of HarperCollins US general books group, said in a statement .

by | February 20, 2016 | 20:37

Russian Federation is now flying a bombing campaign in Syria to back up the forces of President Bashar al-Assad, who is fiercely opposed by Turkey and its allies. Mr Erdogan told reporters there was "no doubt about the fact that those who carried out this attack are the YPG and the PYD". The United States needs to think long and hard about its role in this conflict, given the military aid it provides the Kurds in Iraq and Syria.

by | February 20, 2016 | 19:30

SPRINGFIELD - To many in the General Assembly's Democratic majority, what Republican Gov. Br... The bill was passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on January 28 and was sent to Rauner's desk for approval on February 16. In response, the university reinforced its support and extended its support for recipients. About 2,500 Loyola students received MAP grants for the 2015-2016 school year.

by | February 20, 2016 | 19:07

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned the vehicle bomb attack in the Turkish capita, voicing his hope that the perpetrators of this terrorist attack should be swiftly brought to justice. "My friend Kerry said the YPG can not be trusted", Cavusoglu said, speaking to reporters in Tbilisi, Georgia on Friday . "Will they (the United States) shift their view on YPG?" However, it now appears that TAK's claim of responsibility has debunked Turkey's prior assumptions.

by | February 20, 2016 | 13:42

Cavusoglu expressed concern over what he described the US' contradictory position. Turkey wants the United States to stop supporting Kurdish rebels in Syria, and much of its anger recently has been over Washington's refusal to designate the PYD as a terrorist group.

by | February 20, 2016 | 11:06

In all 250,000 people have been killed in five years of fighting. The U.N. spokesman says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants a cessation of hostilities in Syria as soon as possible, and the sending of aid convoys is "an incredibly important first step".

by | February 20, 2016 | 02:35

During an hour-long town hall meeting in SC televised by MSNBC during the evening of February 17 devoted exclusively to Republican front-runner Donald Trump, Trump, while answering a question from an audience member and a follow-up question by anchor Joe Scarborough, said that he would attempt to stay neutral in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

by | February 19, 2016 | 21:28

On Thursday, the jury was shown a 10-second Snapchat video filmed by the schoolgirl in Johnson's vehicle, in an attempt to prove to her friends that she was meeting him. 'I told her that no matter what she thought I would say, I would always be with her. What is it? Today, on the sixth day of the former Premier League player's trial, forensic expert Dr Paul Hunton has told the court that he found images on Johnson's phone including a picture of the teenager in a white bikini.

by | February 19, 2016 | 18:56

The "Kocktails with Khloe" star reportedly kicked her reclusive sibling out of her home when she discovered he is romancing Blac Chyna and now it seems she could be regretting her quick decision. Rob Kardashian, 28, and Blac Chyna , 27, were ALL over each other and making out hardcore on February 18. Rob and Chyna reportedly ran to Rob's wing of the house, where Rob locked the door to keep Khloe out.

by | February 19, 2016 | 16:54

We need to get shovels in the ground. Residents of Flint, where more than 40 percent live below the poverty line, were granted some relief from the hefty water bills with a circuit court ruling in August that the city had to cut the rate it charged for water service by a third, finding a 2011 rate hike to have been illegal.

by | February 19, 2016 | 15:25

Among those long-term impacts would be health care costs associated with microcephaly if a link is confirmed between the birth defect and the virus. An estimated 1.5 million people have been infected by Zika in Brazil. Microcephaly causes infants to be born with unusually small heads. Of the total reported on Wednesday, Brazil said 508 cases of microcephaly had been confirmed, while 3935 were still being investigated.

by | February 19, 2016 | 14:33

Over the next decade, though, they said the deficit would increase amid increased spending on older Americans' health care. It is about making sure our economy works for everybody, not just those at the top", Obama said in an accompanying message to Congress.

by | February 19, 2016 | 09:55

A total of 4,495 died, while 32,223 were wounded. His comments came at the same time a BuzzFeed article that highlighted Trump's 2002 comments supporting the war on Howard Stern's radio show was gaining attention on social media . Bush is a negative. What happens in the Republican race in SC on Saturday may determine the nominee. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio responded to Jeb Bush's controversial gun tweet by posting an image of a Jewish deli sandwich captioned "America".

by | February 19, 2016 | 04:53

It plans to reinforce its rules with staff to ensure nothing like this happens again. A zookeeper jumped in to aid the distressed animal but despite best attempts, it died . The zoo has three other otters: a one year-old male named Finnegan, 12 year-old female Charlotte and 16 year-old male Callebaut. Many have criticized the practice of caging animals for the entertainment of humans and two Canadian zoo keepers are not helping the situation.

by | February 19, 2016 | 01:28

And 2015 went out with a scorching bang, from July-like weather on Christmas to a New Years heat wave at the North Pole . But NASA said January stood out: The temperature was above normal by the highest margin of any month on record.

by | February 19, 2016 | 00:05

After further inspection, it turns out Miz Rowling did no such thing, and McGarry later apologized. At this point, Williamson jumped in and said that McGarry shouldn't withdraw her comments and claimed that Rowling uses "obscene wealth and lawyer droids to threaten and bully" and that she should "tell the radge to bolt".

by | February 18, 2016 | 22:18

Turkey has been hit by a series of attacks in recent months, and there have been increasing concerns that the country could be targeted by another big attack. The attack fuelled fears of an escalation of violence in the region, but some analysts said much of Turkey's political risk premium had already been priced in.

by | February 18, 2016 | 18:51

The jury heard earlier in the trial how Johnson had used Snapchat to ask the schoolgirl to send him naked pictures of herself. But when her friend turned up, Johnson was not there and he messaged her to say he could not meet her because he did not have an excuse to leave the house to give his girlfriend, Stacey Flounders.

by | February 18, 2016 | 15:23

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh to discuss the JNU issue. The mob appeared to be protesting perceived anti-national sentiment at JNU , accusing the students and teachers present to support Mr Kumar of being "anti-India" and "pro-Pakistan".

by | February 17, 2016 | 19:11

And the United States can't hope to push forward its agenda of ending the war without overtures to Russian Federation. During the "frank and business-like" conversation, Putin and Obama positively assessed the results of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich on February 11-12, Xinhua reported.

by | February 17, 2016 | 16:16

What did you think of Jimmy Fallon's latest impression of Donald Trump? Fallon's Trump suggests they can keep her out by building "a giant wall" and, "make her pay for it". "I need to stay in the race". "I mean, who wants to see something from the '90s come back in 2016?" Of course, given that the Olsen twins have left acting and aren't part of the upcoming sequel series " Fuller House ", they weren't part of the segment.

by | February 17, 2016 | 15:46

Apparently, when crews were lifting the piano onto the stage, a microphone fell onto the piano strings which was the main the cause behind the audio glitches during last night's live streaming of Adele's performance. The show must go on. "We certainly don't like it when those things happen, but they happen". KENDRICK LAMAR's incredible performance of " The Blacker the Berry " and " Alright " had a more intense vibe than Beyoncé's Super Bowl Halftime show.

by | February 17, 2016 | 15:01

Should Republicans hold firm to their pledge, the November elections could become a watershed moment for all three branches of government, determining not just control of the White House and Congress, but also shifting the Supreme Court's ideological makeup for decades to come.

by | February 17, 2016 | 02:07

But The leopard, which was suffering from glaucoma, succeeded in jumping 25 feet fence of the park and run away. Ralph said: "They say that it could have got out through a gap in the railing". If the leopard had moved towards the national park located nearby, the officials can heave a sigh of relief. Ravi Ralph, chief wildlife warden in the south Indian state of Karnataka, said: "It is a myth that a leopard can turn into a man-eater".

by | February 16, 2016 | 19:30

The aim was to help alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people who have been reeling under the pressure of the almost five-year-old conflict. - " Who will hold terrorists to account? ". The UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura arrived in Damascus late Monday on a surprise visit to discuss the ceasefire plan and efforts to renew peace talks later this month.

by | February 16, 2016 | 18:12

At the heart of the Munich agreement are plans to initiate a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria soon, and deliver humanitarian aid to besieged areas in the country. U.S. Senator John McCain said he did not view the deal as a breakthrough. "There's one man on this planet who can end thecivil warinSyriaby making a phone call and that's Mr Putin" Hammond has added.

by | February 16, 2016 | 14:10

An opinion poll conducted by Ipsos Research Feb. 1-8 showed Besigye trailing the 71-year-old incumbent by a 28 percent to 53 percent margin, the Kampala-based Daily Monitor newspaper reported. Besigye, together with his supporters, were on their way to the business district of the country's capital, Kampala , for a political rally when they were confronted by authorities, according to Newsweek .

by | February 16, 2016 | 14:06

An opinion poll conducted by Ipsos Research Feb. 1-8 showed Besigye trailing the 71-year-old incumbent by a 28 percent to 53 percent margin, the Kampala-based Daily Monitor newspaper reported. Several people were wounded in the clashes as police fired bullets and tear gas while opposition supporters hurled rocks and erected street barricades in the capital's Wandegeya suburb, witnesses said according to a Reuters news agency report.

by | February 15, 2016 | 23:32

Since the onset of the mosquito-borne disease in Brazil in 2015, it has spread to a few countries around the world, mainly in Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. Wearing a white cap and short-sleeve shirt with the slogan #ZikaZero, the president personally sprayed larvicide in areas where mosquitoes can breed.

by | February 15, 2016 | 22:17

The government of Indonesia has issued a travel advisory to Latin America related to the Zika virus outbreak in the region, Foreign Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir said . Meera Garcia spent Friday afternoon poring over the CDC's new Zika virus guidelines . Pregnant women without symptoms of Zika infection can be offered testing two to 12 weeks after coming home from Zika-affected areas.

by | February 15, 2016 | 20:21

Russian Federation has continued its bombing campaign in support of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad, who has promised to regain full control of the country. The Foreign Minister's comments come as Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air strikes, have taken rebel ground near Aleppo and are poised to advance on the Isis stronghold of Raqqa province.

by | February 15, 2016 | 18:02

The symptoms are similar to other arbovirus infections such as dengue, and include fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise, and headache. One of Brazil's top health officials, meanwhile, warned that Zika was likely to spread to densely populated areas - including Rio and Sao Paulo. Under a scorching sun in the neighborhood of Zepellin in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro , which will host the Olympic Games in August, Rousseff said everyone needed to take part in the ...