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Author: 0 Former housing minister named Conservative Party chairman

Camera IconTheresa May with the correct new chairman of the Conservative Party, Brandon Lewis. Other current ministers reported to be vulnerable include Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom, Business Secretary Greg Clark and party chairman Patrick McLoughlin.

Author: 0 Weather Disasters Cost the USA a Record $306 Billion in 2017

In a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the United States has experienced 219 weather disasters since 1980 - costing a total of $1.5 trillion including Hurricanes Maria, Harvey and Irma. Another expert, University of Georgia meteorology professor Marshall Shepherd, said that "while we have to be careful about knee-jerk cause-effect discussions, the National Academy of Science and recent peer-reviewed literature continue to show that some of today's extremes have ...

People CAT 2017 results declared, 20 candidates get 100 percentile
Author: 0 CAT 2017 results declared, 20 candidates get 100 percentile

A total of 1,99,632 candidates had appeared for the exam, which was conducted in test centres spread across 140 cities. Like last year, 20 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentiles in CAT 2017 , however, the profile of these candidates has been different this year as compared to CAT 2016.

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Author: 0 Egypt to hold presidential polls in March

Shortly following his return to Egypt in early December, the 76-year-old former air force general stated that he would make a decision whether he should run for president after assessing the situation on the ground. "Thus I have decided not to run in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections", Shafik declared. Egyptian rights and opposition lawyer Khaled Ali announced in November his intention to join the 2018 presidential race.

People Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January
Author: 0 Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January

The Egyptian government vociferously denied on Sunday a New York Times report that suggested that Egypt's outward policy towards US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, was contradictory to internal discussions held behind closed doors in Cairo.

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Author: 0 "Executive Time": White House Rebrands the Hours Trump Spends on Twitter

According to Axios , who clearly have a few disgruntled staffers feeding them intel, Trump is starting his days much later than he did in the earliest phase of his presidency - often not showing up at the Oval Office until 11am. President Donald Trump's official schedule in the White House has gotten shorter since the beginning of his presidency. But Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Trump's press secretary, told Axios Trump's time is "a mix of residence time and Oval Office time".

People We are in shock, says father of AMU scholar turned militant
Author: 0 We are in shock, says father of AMU scholar turned militant

However, the Kupwara police had expressed caution to the viral photo and had said there is no confirmation yet on whether Mannan has joined militancy or not. He had chosen to specialise in Applied Geology In his mid-twenties, he enrolled in the university's Ph.D programme. He completed his MPhil from AMU. "However, he didn't report back home", the sources said.

People Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects
Author: 0 Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

When deputies arrived, a suspect fled and one of the deputies pursued him. He was transported to Saint Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, where he died. Roads are closed from 176th Street East to 200th Street East and 38th Avenue East to Canyon Road East as the search for the suspect continues. A suspect in the armed robbery was found dead at the scene.

People Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day schedule announced
Author: 0 Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day schedule announced

The rally will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on January 13 at the Butler Auditorium at 1103 S. Sixth St.in Hartsville. An ecumenical service is planned at 7 p.m. He has served as a consultant on museum exhibits, documentaries and other projects. The lunch will be free to Bates students with a valid college ID.

People Monday weather: Cloudy, with late rain, and highs around 40
Author: 0 Monday weather: Cloudy, with late rain, and highs around 40

Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Today: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Lows will be in the lower 30s with northeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Wind: SW/NW 20 miles per hour. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Low: 28. High: 43.

Author: 0 Twitter says it won't bar world leaders from platform

In a short blog post , the company said blocking a world leader would undermine its role as a service advancing what it called a "public conversation". nuclear weapons sparked criticism that the social network was allowing threats of violence. We are working to make Twitter the best place to see and freely discuss everything that matters.

People Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms
Author: 0 Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms

Steyer was the biggest individual political donor in the 2016 election, and his decision removes some uncertainty for California's races for governor and U.S. "The Republican Party will not cross a president who controls their base, regardless of what he says or does", Steyer said. The billionaire bought 535 copies of " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House " for members of Congress.

People Netanyahu: UN Palestinian refugee agency 'must disappear'
Author: 0 Netanyahu: UN Palestinian refugee agency 'must disappear'

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said Sunday that it would hold on its work under the mandate of the UN General Assembly, following Israel's call to gradually shut down the agency, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

People Trump's Attorneys Hope to Prevent Mueller from Interviewing the President
Author: 0 Trump's Attorneys Hope to Prevent Mueller from Interviewing the President

President Trump's lawyers are discussing ways to respond to an expected request by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to interview him - including offering written answers instead of a face-to-face meeting, according to a report. Members of Trump's team met with representatives for Mueller in December. Lawyers for the president, including Ty Cobb, John Dowd and Jay Sekulow, did not immediately reply to requests for comment or were unavailable.

People Princess Charlotte's First Day of School Photos Are the Most Adorable
Author: 0 Princess Charlotte's First Day of School Photos Are the Most Adorable

The palace shop contacted customers to promote their Back to School range, on the same day that Charlotte's nursery started, and included a special section for children's " first day of nursery ". It holds what it calls morning school for 32 youngsters, aged nearly three to five years old, who are in class five days a week for three hours. She will also be close by Thomas's Battersea, where her big brother George attends primary school.

People More severe weather warning issued as temperatures set to plummet
Author: 0 More severe weather warning issued as temperatures set to plummet

As for tonight, frost is to be expected with yet another night of minus temperatures. Severe air and ground frosts are expected across the island of Ireland and motorists are being urged to exercise extreme caution while travelling and to leave plenty of time for journeys.

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Author: 0 Iran says will have United States "regret" any mistake on nuclear deal

Earlier on Saturday, US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said Trump is due to decide on certifying Tehran's compliance with the deal. United States president Donald Trump openly despises the deal - a central foreign policy achievement of his predecessor Barack Obama - but has so far continued to waive the nuclear-related sanctions at regular intervals as required to stay in compliance.

People The Trump Administration Will End Protected Status for 200000 Salvadorans
Author: 0 The Trump Administration Will End Protected Status for 200000 Salvadorans

That moved frustrated White House officials who wanted her to end the program. But he added that Homeland Security would not "exempt entire classes of people". But the country remains wracked by violence and poverty, and it has benefited from its citizens' ability to work in the U.S. "That's a huge loss to such a poor country".

People Trump administration seeks $18B from Congress for border wall
Author: 0 Trump administration seeks $18B from Congress for border wall

Trump himself this weekend reiterated that the wall is a precondition for signing any immigration deal that Democrats want as part of a broader budget deal. As you know, we're negotiating [the North American Free Trade Agreement]. Negotiations between the White House and lawmakers are expected to intensify this week.