Some 960 members of the Canadian military reported being victims of sexual assault in the past year, and 27 percent of women in the armed forces have been sexually assaulted during their career, Statistics Canada said on Monday. "They (the results) affirm what Madame Deschamps said in her report", Vance explained. Only one in four incidents of the sexual assaults disclosed through the survey were reported to a superior.
For months, the Syrian government and Russian Federation have been urging rebels to leave Aleppo, offering them safe passages to other rebel-held areas in the northwestern province of Idlib. Recapturing east Aleppo would be the government's biggest victory yet in Syria's five-year conflict. The top United Nations diplomat warned that time was "running out" for eastern Aleppo, adding that there was concern "instead of a humanitarian or a political initiative" there would be "an acceleration ...
That took to 219 the overall number of civilians killed, including 27 children, since the government launched its latest assault on east Aleppo on November 15. "Because we didn't join Assad's army we are wanted". The Aleppo Civil Defence released a statement on Monday warning of an "imminent humanitarian disaster".
Cook also looked out of touch, with DRS saving the England skipper before he was clean bowled by Ashwin for a scratchy 12. As a bowler, Ravindra Jadeja has often been Ravichandran Ashwin's partner in crime. Remember the scenario used to be different before 2015 when India's tail-enders used to lose their wicket cheaply but things have changed now because Indian tail-enders have done an exceptional job in the last two years.
There has been no statement from the king, a supporter of opposition parties who have challenged President Yoweri Museveni's victory in February's elections. "That incident set off an explosion in all local sub-counties", he said, adding that fighting between militants - not all of them royal guards - armed with guns and spears and security forces had continued until late in the evening.
Almost two years after President Barack Obama undertook the biggest change in U.S. -Cuba policy in half a century, the island's communist regime suddenly finds itself at a new diplomatic crossroads, awaiting a President-elect Donald Trump who has increasingly embraced the harsh rhetoric of Obama's most forceful Cuba critics.
It takes 270 to win the presidency. The Washington Post reports that Clinton's loss and Donald Trump's victory have spurred some women-disappointed with the outcome-to take action beyond marching in protests and signing petitions . Still, Trump "won the Electoral College in a landslide" and "I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally", Trump tweeted.
Commission Chairman Mark Thomsen said he doesn't expect the recount to change the results of the election. His representatives did not respond to requests for comment. However, he provided no evidence of widespread voter fraud. The recount comes at the request of Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who says it's important to determine whether hacking may have affected the results.
The South Korean prosecutors' office has confirmed President Park Geun-hye will be questioned as part of a probe over a political scandal engulfing her presidency, but the timing is yet to be decided. No South Korean president has ever failed to finish their five-year term. Ms. Park is being targeted for appearing to allow a close friend to influence government decision making, even though no formal claims of wrongdoing have been made against the president.
DOL issued the rule, which increased the number of employees eligible for mandatory overtime from six million to 11 million, over the objections of numerous business groups, including a number of aviation entities. "While this explicit delegation would give the Department significant leeway to establish the types of duties that might qualify an employee for the exemption, nothing ...
CT, Chief Michael Harrison said during a news conference. The victims, including Toliver, were eight men and two women ranging in age from 20 to 37, Harrison told reporters before daybreak Sunday. He is the lone fatality as of Sunday evening in the mass shooting that wounded nine other people. "It's totally unacceptable", Mr Landrieu said. The gun shoot out has been slammed by the city's mayor as "not the New Orleans way".
After a gap of 48 years since the election of the first Indian American to Congress, Dalip Singh Saund in 1956, Republican Piyush Bobby Jindal broke the dry patch when he was elected to the House of Representative in 2004. Haley would require a U.S. Senate confirmation before taking over for Obama appointee Samantha Power as the U.S. ambassador. The president of the National Education Association, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, said in a statement that for years DeVos "has lobbied for failed schemes, ...
The legislation, if approved, would apply to cases of sexual abuse committed before November 16 "without force or threat", the draft reads according to Hürriyet Daily News. "It means the perpetrators and the rapists will threaten families, offer money and force them to marry off their children", said Ataselim. Critics say the bill would have effectively offered a mass pardon for child rape.
Austria has led calls to stop Turkey's membership talks but Germany, France and most other European Union states are backing continued engagement - and fear risking Erdogan's cooperation on migration. "It is us, who are feeding the 3-3.5 million refugees in Turkey". Mr Erdogan also said money promised had yet to be delivered. Since the thwarted coup, blamed on a network of followers of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, Turkey has engaged in an unprecedented crackdown.
Both the White House and Trump's campaign have said that the 44th and 45th presidents have been in regular communication since their first encounter on November 9. Trump also has expressed interest in finding a way to bypass a federal anti-nepotism law in order to give his son-in-law, Jared Kushner , a formal White House role.
McGahn had backed looser restrictions on campaign spending when he chaired the Federal Election Commission. As White House counsel, he will help the president manage potential conflicts of interest between his role as president and running his businesses.
Opposition sources could not immediately be reached for comment. Hundreds of civilians have taken to their heels as Syrian government troops moved into rebel-held areas of the besieged city of Aleppo , following a two week-long offensive.
Leading the party protest in Kanpur, Congress CM face Shiela Dixit said that the protest was successful as it evoked a good response among the people who had been suffering for nearly 20 days now due to the whimsical move of the Centre. The main opposition Congress at the Centre and other opposition parties have simultaneously dcided to carry out a "Jan Aakrosh Rally", on the same issue.
Ohio State Police say the attacker drove over a curb into pedestrians, got out and stabbed people with butcher knife. The Columbus Fire Department said that at least eight people were injured in the incident. "Luckily there were so many people, he couldn't focus on one target". "And I've never seen anything like it". Authorities said later that it doesn't appear that the suspect used a gun in the attack.
Over 400,000 people have been killed and almost half of the population have been displaced since the turmoil began in Syria in March 2011. The army said: "The general command of the armed forces calls upon militants in the neighbourhoods of east Aleppo to open ration warehouses and distribute food to those that need it".
They say despite the Army Corps call for self-removal, they're not going anywhere - staying put rain or snow. The Corps says in a statement Sunday that it "is seeking a peaceful and orderly transition to a safer location ". The 1885km project is mostly complete except for the segment planned to run under Lake Oahe, less than 800m north of Standing Rock. "I just felt really good that our people could contribute in a way that was much needed", Fyant said.
Iraqi forces urged them to come out with information of any Islamic State members among them. A. Displaced Iraqis wait to receive food supplies in a distribution point at Khazer camp, Iraq, on Wednesday. The agreement was reached at meeting on Wednesday between commanders of Iraq's Kurdish Peshmarga forces deployed in Sinjar, west of Mosul, and Hadi al-Amiri, the leader of Badr Organization, Reuters reported.
But Freeland's remarks appeared aimed at Trump's protectionist rhetoric, the protectionist forces in Europe that almost scuttled Canada's free trade deal with the continent and Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The United States' major trading partners are in preparation for the next agreement. Key said: "The United States is not an island". However, the Australian Financial Review reported Turnbull mentioned that previous US Presidents, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, had ...
Note: Renzi has said he will resign if the referendum is not passed. "I don't know whether I would be useful to Renzi saying I would like to see "Yes" win, I just say I would not like to see "No" prevailing (in the referendum)", Mr Juncker said".
The Shiite-led government last month launched a massive campaign to dislodge IS from predominantly Sunni Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and the last major urban center still held by the extremist group. Salim al-Jubouri, a Sunni Arab who is speaker of the Iraqi parliament, said the mobilization units sought to reassure those anxious by the measure, promising that the law would not grant immunity to those who had committed crimes or abuses in the past.
He has commanded Rawalpindi Corps, and was until now the inspector general of training and evaluation at the GHQ. " General Bajwa's caliber, credentials, experience and holding the biggest core also helped him to be appointed the Chief of Army Staff", the report said.
Clinton's lead in the popular vote has renewed criticism against the country's Electoral College system. "We've gotta get rid of the Electoral College ", he said, because it "makes the USA a mockery of the world" - the same way America's handgun violence, climate change denial, death penalty and astronomical health care costs do.
Firefighters kept battling the flames in wooded hills around Jerusalem and in northern areas on Friday, with support from Palestinian firemen and emergency teams from Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Italy, Russia and Turkey. Israeli police said they had arrested 12 people suspected of arson. Netanyahu also thanked the countries that sent aid and aircraft, pilots and firefighters to help in halting the progress of the fires.
We have reported at Sino about recent investments in the United Kingdom by Chinese companies and individuals, but on Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that China is planning to tighten controls on companies planning to invest outside China , in a bid to slow down a surge in money flowing out of the country.
About the joining of Navjot Singh Sidhu in the Congress, Kaur said he would follow suit soon. The announcement came amid speculation that Navjot Singh Sidhu will also join the party in the coming days. The duo joined the Congress at a press conference here, where Punjab PCC chief Amarinder Singh, AICC incharge for the state Asha Kumar and AICC media incharge Randeep Surjewala were also present.
The European Parliament vote Thursday was a response to Ankara's widespread crackdown on potential political enemies. It has shut down more than 170 media outlets, detained over 140 journalists and sacked elected Kurdish mayors and replaced them with government-appointed trustees.
The UN and outgoing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon have staked much on solving the conundrum. "But the reference by the Turkish Cypriot side to maximalist positions by the Greek Cypriot side do not respond to reality", he said. "Our future must be a shared one". Akinci said the Turkish Cypriot Parliament would have an extraordinary meeting Thursday to discuss the latest developments.
While Clinton's campaign said it had uncovered no evidence of voter fraud or illegal hacking , several cybersecurity experts and political advisers have urged the Democrat to challenge the election results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, according to a New York Magazine report .
Syrian state media reported the capture of Haydariya and Sakhur as it looped footage showing some of the thousands of civilians who have fled east Aleppo in recent days as loyalist troops have advanced. Officials with two Aleppo rebel groups said rebels had withdrawn to areas they could more easily defend, particularly after losing the Hanano housing complex area on Saturday.
Television cameras showed emergency vehicles still there late into the night, and the National Transportation Safety Board tweeted that a team would be heading to Chattanooga on Tuesday morning to investigate. Ms. Mateen said she wrote a letter about the problems with Walker, and the principal read it to him in front of her. Cook described her son as a responsible father of a 3-year-old who held down two jobs and had never been in trouble.