She also confirmed to serve out her four-year term, which expires in January 2018. Yesterday, Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen all but gave the green flag to a rate hike next month, pressuring bonds even further. The euro, which is vulnerable to a slew of political risks including an Italian constitutional referendum next month and French and German elections next year, hit an 11-month low of $1.0567.
It recommended that Zika response should be escalated into a sustained program of work with dedicated resources to address the long-term nature of the disease and its associated consequences. There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika. Altogether, almost 30 countries have reported Zika-related birth defects. Dr Pete Salama, executive director of the WHO's health emergencies programme, said Zika had spread geographically and there was an ongoing risk to countries with Aedes mosquitoes, which ...
The committee agreed that Zika virus and associated consequences remain a significant enduring public health challenge, requiring intense action but no longer represent a PHEIC. It has spread to more than 60 countries and territories since the current outbreak was identified in 2015, in Brazil. He believes it's too early to lift the state of emergency, since Zika is a seasonal disease.
Meanwhile, Iraqi government forces killed and tortured civilians south of Mosul , rights groups said yesterday, the first such reports of alleged abuse in a US-backed campaign to retake the city from Islamic State. In the past week so-called Islamic State has executed more than 60 civilians in Mosul for "treason and collaboration". Thousands of Islamic State fighters have run Mosul , the largest city under their control in Iraq and neighbouring Syria, since they conquered ...
Then Obama - who previously said Trump was "temperamentally unfit to be commander in chief" - indicated that the meeting gave him faith in a good transition. "In the meantime, Michelle has had a chance to greet the incoming first lady, and we had an excellent conversation with her as well", said Obama . Trump said after his victory that he would work to heal the divisions set off by the bitter campaign.
The two leaders' discussion of the need to develop U.S. -Russia trade and economic relations was particularly pregnant of change in the worldwide prospects for economic and scientific progress, as well as peace. When Obama first visited the German capital in 2008, some 200,000 exuberant fans packed the road between the landmark Brandenburg Gate and Victory Column to hear the then-candidate, in a speech that solidified his place on the world stage.
Modi said since the announcement, Rs5 trillion was deposited in banks and this money will be used for the benefit of poor. Addressing a Parivartan rally, Mr. "We launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna so that people can open bank account". Lauding UP and its people for not sending a "bikaao" person to rule from Delhi, Mr Modi declared "ye ladaai lambi hai (the fight against corruption and black money will be long)".
Again on October 21, another man was reportedly shot as he ran towards men in police uniform, pulling at his clothes to show he was not wearing a bomb. A spokesperson for the Kurdish regional government, Dindar Zebari, denied the HRW report, saying any delays in informing families were due to limited resources.
In addition to barring lobbyists from donating to or working on his transition in areas in which they had lobbied over the past year, Obama installed Norm Eisen as ethics czar and imposed pre- and post-employment conditions on all executive branch employees.
Ivanka Trump has shamelessly tried to cash in on her father's election as President of the United States and there is now a backlash over it. Trump reportedly is seeking security clearances for his two adult sons, as well as Kushner and Ivanka Trump .
According to the report, the defendants belong to the so-called "Sinai State", a Sinai-based group loyal to the regional Islamic State (IS) militant group, which claimed responsibility for most of the anti-government terrorist attacks over the past a few years.
The Oscar victor then went on to say, "I feel like it was our version of The Notebook - 365 texts", referring to the year that the two spent sending daily text messages to one another. She said all her friends are now getting married and having kids. Throughout her supernova of a career, fans and film audiences have been drawn to her star quality, undoubtedly because of her candidness in almost every part of her life.
At a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, President Obama addressed the issue, saying, "Active misinformation is packaged very well and it looks the same when you see it on a Facebook page or you turn on your television", he said .
Yellen's term as chairwoman ends February 3, 2018, and although she could stay on as a governor until 2024, former chairs rarely do that. In late September, Fed chair Janet Yellen said she believed the USA economy was ready for a rate hike by the end of the year.
ALIBABA Cloud plans to open four new data centers outside China to grow its customer base beyond the Chinese market and core e-commerce business. Vodafone's Director of Cloud and Hosting Services, Greg Hyttenrauch did not try to hide his pleasure with the deal, saying Alibaba Cloud's decision to work with Vodafone is a recognition of the "quality of services we are able to bring to our cloud and hosting customers both here and around the world".
With that, he continued on to discuss his plans to arrest and deport between 2 to 3 million illegal immigrants who have a criminal background. He also confirmed that another election promise, to build a wall with Mexico, still stood but could include fencing.
A Saudi Arabian 48-hour truce aimed at ending Yemen's civil war came under continued pressure today as residents said fighting was still going on in parts of the country. The UN estimates that more than three million people have been displaced from the conflict and 21 million are in need of some form of humanitarian assistance.
Putting an end to all speculation, Japan and India signed a civil nuclear agreement in Tokyo on Friday. The two countries had sealed a broad agreement during Abe's visit to India last December but the final deal was yet to be signed as certain technical and legal issues were to be thrashed out.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) started a comprehensive investigation which might issue the recall of several other Sabra products too. It can also lead to miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Food & Drug Administration announced. Symptoms include fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, muscle aches, stiffness and fatigue. However, the recall does not include the Sabre Organic Hummus, Sabra Guacamole, Sabra Greek Yogurt Dip, or the Sabra Salsa.
All anyone knows is that it is set in Paris in 1928, introduces a younger Dumbledore, expands on Johnny Depp's cameo in the original , and will somehow reunite Newt with American wizards Tina and Queenie and "No-Maj" friend Jacob. This new film based on the " Harry Potter " franchise is performing according to the predictions. J K Rowling's magical world has been mostly awesome and pleasing to the eyes and for children.
Di Maria was part of the Real Madrid side that won the 2013-14 Champions League against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon, so the former SL Benfica man has some knowhow when it comes to lifting the trophy. A draw between the two sides is tipped at 11/2. Bammou drew a furious response from team-mate Fernando Aristeguieta when he shot wide instead of squaring the ball, and that represented Nantes' final opportunity to salvage something as Jese made them pay.
It also ends three different lawsuits that filed claims against his Trump University, including a class action suit in California, which had been scheduled to go to trial in late November, a second suit from California and one filed by Eric Schneiderman the Attorney General of NY.
Interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said the blast occurred around 12.30 pm (0800 GMT). Mujahid told CNN that children and women were among the victims. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan reported that 1,601 civilians had been killed in the first half of the year alone, a record since it began collating figures in 2009.
Arriving in New Delhi on Sunday, the premier unveiled what her office called a "bespoke" fast-track visa service for "high net-worth" Indians and their families and promised quicker border checks for all business travelers from India to Britain .
Repeatedly named "The World's Most Powerful Woman " by Forbes magazine, Merkel also has been suggested by some as the last powerful defender of liberal values in the West following Donald Trump's election as the next USA president. Clearly the dominant leader in Europe, Merkel urged caution against outsized expectations about what she might yet achieve. Forming as a Euro-sceptic party in 2013, the AfD won 4.7 percent of the popular vote in the previous federal elections in 2013, just ...
The U.S. would lose an opportunity to shape the rules of global trade "in a way that reflects our values", Obama said . Obama, while speaking in Lima , Peru on the final day of his last trip overseas, spent the majority of his trip answering questions on what a Trump presidency will mean for worldwide allies - including America's influence globally.
Fear is mounting of clashes between Bersih and a pro-Najib group called Red Shirts, who are also holding demonstrations and have threatened to target Bersih supporters. "These arrests are the latest in a series of crude and heavy-handed attempts to intimidate Malaysian civil society activists and other human rights defenders", Amnesty said in a statement .
The executive chairman of Breitbart News , Bannon once referred to the outlet as "the platform for the alt-right" - a movement of white nationalists who have rejoiced in Trump's election victory. Lawrence". It is not common that a top White House appointee arrives with messages of approval from David Duke , the former imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
Banks's mother, Demika Banks, told ABC 7 that her daughter, a high school senior, had turned herself in when she found out police were looking for her. Two teenagers have been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an IL congressman's grandson following an argument over basketball shoes.
Conflict continues to rage in Syria . The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group based in Britain says 20 civilians have been killed in the city's rebel-controlled eastern districts. He has said fighting Syria could lead to fighting Russia and during the election campaign he had shown admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In his first remarks since the US election, Assad told Portugal's public broadcaster this week that Trump would be "a natural ally, together with the Russians, Iranians and many other countries". "I've had an opposite view of many people regarding Syria", Trump told The Wall Street Journal after his election. At least 54 people were killed in airstrikes and artillery shelling across northern Syria, part of a long-anticipated offensive against rebel-held areas announced by Russian ...
Policewomen walk along a street in Hameln, Germany today. According to preliminary information, the male driver tied a rope around the 28-year-old woman's neck which he then fastened to his car's trailer coupling. Media reports said the man and his victim had had a relationship in the past although it remains unclear how close they were or when they parted. Police said they couldn't confirm reports on social media that there had also been a shooting.
The Santa has since been fired from his post at that mall. It was when her 10-year-old daughter - who the mother says , like her, is a Hillary Clinton supporter - climbed up on to this particular Santa's lap, that he dropped the bad news.
A Yemeni man living in New York City was arrested on Monday and charged by US prosecutors with attempting to provide support to Islamic State, including by expressing support for an attack in Times Square. A Brooklyn man has been arrested for plotting a terror attack on Times Square and trying to join ISIS at least five times, according to a complaint unsealed Monday.
President Barack Obama last week. After months of feverish speculation, Merkel is due to hold an 1800 GMT news conference during a meeting of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) to say she will seek a fourth term in the 2017 elections.