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by | February 05, 2019 | 00:42

Nissan has now officially confirmed that the new X-Trail, originally planned to be produced in Sunderland, will now be produced in Japan. The firm had voiced concerns about Brexit before committing to build the new Qashqai and X-Trail models in its North East factory in October 2016.

by | February 04, 2019 | 01:26

Former mixed martial arts fighter Cedric Joseph Marks - named by authorities as a possible suspect in three homicides - escaped at a fast-food restaurant in Conroe Sunday morning during his transport from a MI jail to Bell County. She went missing in March 2009 while living in a women's shelter in Bloomington, and Marks got custody of their son. Cedric Marks had been in transport from MI since January 31.

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:12

As many as 248 people are still reported missing after the dam had given way in an iron ore mine in Brumadinho on January 25. Located in Minas Gerais state, Brumadinho is 450 kilometers (279.6 miles) north of Rio de Janeiro. A number of experts and legislators claim that lax regulations and chronic short staffing made the devastating collapse of the dam in southeastern Brazil all but destined to happen.

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:01

California Senator Kamala Harris, another African-American running for president, tweeted that "the stain of racism should have no place in the halls of government". Despite his many years of public service, Governor Ralph Northam can no longer effectively lead and govern. I say this with the heaviest of hearts, but his ability to make further progress on his promises to Virginians has been so severely compromised that the best course for the Commonwealth is for him to resign .

by | February 03, 2019 | 01:56

The speech comes after Trump began his third year in office last month during a partial government shutdown that ended only after the president set a February 15 ultimatum to get his wall - with a threat to declare a national emergency if he is rebuffed.

by | February 03, 2019 | 01:58

The following year brought the first official trek to Gobbler's Knob to get Phil's prediction. If, however, it sees a cloudy day, then spring will come early. sequel? To Groundhog Day? If not, spring comes early. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped attending Staten Island's Groundhog Day ceremony in 2015, a year after he accidentally dropped the furry critter that died a week later.

by | February 03, 2019 | 01:33

He told Pence and other elected officials that aid efforts need to begin immediately. "The U.S. intends to invade us, they will have a Vietnam worse than they can imagine" Maduro said in an interview with a Russian news agency. Maduro's adversaries say he has run roughshod over democratic institutions and destroyed the once-buoyant economy through a corruption-riddled exchange control system and arbitrary nationalizations.

by | February 03, 2019 | 01:11

Phil has predicted six more weeks of winter weather 104 times while forecasting an early spring just 19 times in the 133-year history of Groundhog Day . Pennsylvania German settlers pulled the tradition from European weather lore that used the appearance of hibernators, like badgers, as a sign it was time to prepare for spring.

by | February 02, 2019 | 00:47

Trump highlighted the points of contention between him and the intelligence community, he stressed that the US has made progress in respect to ISIS, North Korea , and talks in Afghanistan. New York Times: "Trump, in Interview, Calls Wall Talks "Waste of Time" and Dismisses Investigations" - "A defiant President Trump declared on Thursday that he has all but given up on negotiating with Congress over his border wall and will proceed without lawmakers even as he dismissed any suggestions of ...

by | February 02, 2019 | 00:44

The pathway bridge connecting the administration block and the classes collapsed on learners as they were heading back to classes after the morning assembly. Lesufi said the injured learners were transported to various medical facilities. "Their screams are still lingering in my mind". Tragedy: Moments ago a walkway collapsed at Höerskool Driehoek, Sedibeng Region.

by | February 02, 2019 | 00:37

The announcement starts a 180-day clock to complete withdrawal "unless Russian Federation returns to compliance" with the agreement. "We continue, therefore, to call on Russian Federation to come back into compliance and fully respect the INF Treaty".

by | February 01, 2019 | 00:13

Last week, Vodafone, one of the world's biggest mobile phone companies, said it would stop using Huawei gear in its core networks. Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker says , "We are announcing that we are bringing criminal charges against telecommunications giant Huawei and its associates for almost two dozen alleged crimes".

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:21

Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice cover the majority of the United Kingdom on Wednesday - with only a narrow sliver of the country north-east of Carlisle not affected. Snow is likely to settle, meaning Friday could be a snow day for many, but some uncertainty remains, Mr Burkill said. Up to 10cm of snow could fall in some areas, particularly over Wales and southwest England.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:17

The Three Rivers Local School District was one of the first to call off classes for its 2,400 students Wednesday. Avon City Schools and Akron City Schools are also joining Beachwood City Schools by canceling classes for Wednesday and Thursday.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:16

The news of Abrams' response comes a day after Trump accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver his State of the Union speech on February 5, a week later than originally scheduled because of the partial government shutdown.

by | January 31, 2019 | 05:56

Neely has since stepped down from her role as the Director of Graduate Studies, but as of the time of publication, remains an assistant professor at the university. In a letter dated Saturday, a group of global students at Duke petitioned the university to investigate what happened leading up to Neely's email, including the actions of the other faculty members.

by | January 30, 2019 | 00:43

In opinion pieces and interviews, Whitaker had argued the probe should be limited in scope, at one point arguing its budget should be cut "so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt". "I don't think he is ending on Roger Stone but might be". On Friday, Roger Stone , 66, a veteran Republican operative and longtime Trump adviser, was arrested at his Florida home by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on charges of making false statements to Congress and witness tampering.

by | January 30, 2019 | 00:27

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "After a frosty start, Tuesday will be cold and start dry". "As skies clear overnight, ice is likely to form on some surfaces". Temperatures will drop very dramatically and snow will turn to ice. Heavy snow is forecast to hit the United Kingdom tonight as the Big Freeze launches another bone-chilling assault on the country.

by | January 30, 2019 | 00:28

Stone arrived Tuesday in a black SUV wearing an all-blue suit and tie. Mueller is investigating allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. There is no allegation in the indictment that Stone actually communicated with Wikileaks. Stone's indictment revealed a link between Republican Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks, the online publisher of secret documents.

by | January 29, 2019 | 00:04

They said the deal included provisions that Baloch separatist militants will not be allowed to use Afghan soil to target Pakistan . The US said Tuesday it had resumed talks with the insurgents in Qatar, where special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad was meeting Taliban representatives.

by | January 29, 2019 | 00:05

Police say that 37-year-old Mark Fitzgerald and 65-year-old Richard Kamrowski got into a minor crash, and that Kamrowski got onto Fitzgerald's SUV. Fitzgerald drove for a "very significant distance" with Kamrowski clinging to the hood, according to State Police.

by | January 29, 2019 | 00:02

I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!' The former CEO sent out his first tweets on Sunday, dipping his toe in the water by announcing his run and displaying a background photo plugging his book, " From the Ground Up: A journey to reimagine the promise of America ".

by | January 28, 2019 | 00:45

When asked if he expected a pardon from Trump, Stone said, "I don't answer hypothetical questions". The 66-year-old favours three-piece suits and reportedly does not wear socks. Mr Stone is said to have spoken to senior Trump campaign officials - who are not identified - about "organization 1" [believed to be Wikileaks] "and information it might have had that would be damaging to the Clinton Campaign".

by | January 28, 2019 | 00:35

A White House official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations, said Trump would be willing to go along with permanent legal status for those young immigrants, but probably not a path to citizenship. Ron Estes, a Kansas Republican. She took the step after Trump said he planned to show up in spite of Democratic objections to the speech taking place with big swaths of the government shut down.

by | January 28, 2019 | 00:29

Opposition demonstrators clash with security forces during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro on the anniversary of the 1958 uprising that overthrew the military dictatorship, in Caracas, Venezuela , on January 23, 2019.