Those fleeing Tal Afar are Sunnis, who are in a majority in Nineveh province in and around Mosul. With this road under control, there are no traditional methods by which IS fighters or supplies can enter or exit Mosul. Iraqi authorities have not released overall casualty estimates, but the United Nations said on Saturday that growing numbers of wounded are overwhelming aid groups.
An worldwide news agency reports that Turkish television showed flames rising from a multiple-story building and firefighters battling the fire. Adana Mayor Huseyin Sozlu said 11 of those killed in the incident were students and the other victim was a female staff member.
Trump retweeted a string of messages on Monday night from supporters over voter fraud allegations. He said election officials have heard a lot this year about "so-called fraud. Romney was fiercely critical of Trump throughout the campaign but is interested in the Cabinet position, and they discussed it during a lengthy meeting earlier this month.
Still, Kaepernick and San Francisco's zone-read offense carved up the Dolphins all day. Kaepernick led the 49ers fourth quarter rally by almost overcoming a 17-point deficit. He finished with 296 yards through the air and three scores to go along with 113 yards on the ground. With 373 rushing yards, he trails only Buffalo's Tyrod Taylor - who has started 11 games compared to six for Kaepernick - by 66 yards among quarterbacks.
The Falcons will add a cornerback to the roster, with former Titans third-round pick Blidi Wreh-Wilson a strong possibility, Garafolo added. The team says Trufant has a doctor's appointment scheduled for this week, which could confirm that surgery is needed to fix the torn pectoral muscle.
NEW YORK (AP) President-elect Donald Trump has picked Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for Attorney General and Rep. Mike Pompeo for CIA Director. Trump on Friday also named retired Lt. Pence ducked out before Dixon finished the unprecedented message. He has made no public appearances this week, holing up in his NY skyscraper for meetings.
He suggested that the rebels should form a single coalition with pro-peace parties to compete in the 2018 presidential election against what's expected to be a formidable rival loyal to former President Alvaro Uribe, who led the campaign for a "no" vote in last month's referendum.
Several thousand people, some carrying banners saying "Rape cannot be acquitted" and "There is no such thing as child brides, only pervert men" demonstrated outside the parliament to demand the immediate cancellation of the bill. Another protester, Cigdem Evcil, said: "I am a mother". Civil marriage under the age of 18 is illegal in Turkey, but marriage between men and underage girls through a religious ceremony is common in some parts of the country.
While the opposition parties lack the numbers needed to oust her, a rift within the ruling party may increase the risk of an impeachment motion for Park, said Choi Chang-ryul, a political commentator and professor at Yong In University. As the bill is now enacted the opposition parties will submit two candidates for the counsel and the president will choose one of them. Kim is also under suspicion of influencing the ministry's decision to financially support a sports foundation run by Choi's ...
BOGOTÁ, Colombia-A day after signing a peace pact with the government, the supreme leader of the FARC said Friday the rebel group would support a presidential candidate for the 2018 elections who would prevent the accord from being derailed.
Holding stocks of chlorine is permitted as it has many civilian uses, but using any poisonous chemical as a weapon is banned under global law. In August, a joint probe by the United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found that Damascus had used chlorine gas as a weapon twice since 2014.
Smith said the suspect hit the poles in front of the store, a police vehicle and finally this support column that was knocked over. He also almost struck several pedestrians, Landmann said. The extent of their injuries has not been released. ( KTRS ) Illinois State Police are searching for a missing teen from Pekin, IL. St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly said his office will review results of the state police investigation.
The new chief, Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, is expected to take charge next week of the world's sixth largest military in a formal handover ceremony in Rawalpindi, where the Pakistan army is headquartered. Qamar Javed Bajwa has extensive experience in operations in Kashmir and Pakistan's Northern Areas, and his job to formulate counter-terrorism, for the government has put him ahead of senior contenders for the top job.
Allister Coetzee looks likely to lose his job after he reports to his employers in mid-December but to suggest the buck stops with him is risible . South Africa , who finished third at the 2015 tournament in England, slipped to fifth in Monday's latest rankings after their defeat in Florence last Saturday.
There have since been repeated outbreaks of cross-border firing, with both sides reporting deaths and injuries including of civilians. Pakistan will not tolerate India's shelling of civilians across the Line of Control separating Pakistani- and Indian-controlled Kashmir, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Thursday.
Pictures and videos posted by the AMC on social media show children, still wearing their school backpacks, fleeing through rubble from obliterated buildings in Karam al-Beik, near al-Shaar. That followed the deaths of at least eight civilians in the besieged opposition-held side of the city on Tuesday, the monitor said. Syrian opposition activists say an airstrike in the northern Aleppo province has killed at least 18 people, including six women.
It also would bolster his position and momentum just as a new USA administration is taking hold, freeing thousands of his troops and allied militiamen to move on to other battles around the country. Another leaflet told rebels to abandon hopes that insurgents outside the city would break the siege. "We've redeployed and made fortifications". In parallel, Damascus has to counter numerous extremist groups, in particular, the Islamic State (ISIL), the terrorist group outlawed in wide range of ...
It's expected that she will bring a focus on those issues to the federal Department of Education. Politically, that means she can be agile when she needs to be and dug in on core principles when she must be. But they also acknowledged having little clue what she would do on higher ed. Her nomination however was received with mixed reactions. DeVos, who has owned property in Indian River County Florida's beachside Windsor community since 1997 ( paying about $56,000 in taxes this ...
Russian Federation has committed to significantly boost its imports from the Philippines to about $2.5 billion following bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting here. In addition, Putin talked with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the economic summit underway in Peru. "These are the things I see which is not a good idea, " Duterte said in English.
I didn't get picked for whatever reason. "I enjoy being involved in fights like that so I did want the rematch". "The only person I've fought twice as a professional is Kiko Martinez and I was much more comfortable the second fight". On January 28th, I will be better and I will win more convincingly. Belfast boxer Carl Frampton has questioned whether the BBC Sports Personality of the Year selection for 2016 is "anti-Northern Ireland".
The impact was so strong that one of the coaches landed on top of another, crushing the one below. Passengers were jolted awake and said they heard the crash as they were flung from their beds. "Railways' medical vans were moved to the accident site", he said. "I am looking for my brother", said Ramanand Tiwari, according to the Press Trust of India news agency.
It also comes a day after Pakistan confirmed that Sartaj Aziz, adviser on foreign affairs to prime minister Nawaz Sharif, would be visiting India for a regional conference on Afghanistan. Britain Thursday asked India and Pakistan to find a "lasting" solution to the Kashmir issue amid an escalation in tension, but made it clear that it was not for the United Kingdom to "prescribe a solution or act as a mediator".
But "Trump seems to be much much more insane. and he now says to the Israelis exactly what they want to hear that settlement expansion is something which the USA government will now encourage", Napier said. Most countries view all Israeli settlements on occupied land that the Palestinians seek for their own state as illegal. The worldwide community considers all settlements illegal and sees them as one of the largest obstacles to peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
More than 8500 patients were treated for breathing difficulties across Monday and Tuesday last week. An official review is now underway into how Victoria's state emergency services and health system responded to the thunderstorm asthma emergency.
Under the United Nations proposal, the Damascus government would allow rebel-held eastern Aleppo to be governed by a local administration if jihadists fighting alongside rebels leave the city. The World Health Organization says 126 health care facilities in Syria were attacked between January and September - and that 11 hospitals were attacked in November alone, some a couple of times.
Human rights groups opposed his burial at the heroes' cemetery but the Philippines Supreme Court ruled against their protests last week. "The Marcos family deliberately hid the information of burying former President Marcos today from the Filipino people...
The mishap took place just a little after 3 am on Sunday when the passengers were jolted out of their sleep as the Patna-bound train 19321 jumped the tracks, badly damaging four ordinary sleeper coaches in which hundreds were trapped. "There must be a fault in the track as 14 bogeys have derailed, and this happened despite regular checking of the tracks". The death toll today mounted to 148 in the Indore-Patna Express derailment here even as railway services resumed on Jhansi-Kanpur section ...
Masood said the new army chief might also take a tougher line against militant groups that fight in Afghanistan and India - a longstanding demand of the global community. He has been an instructor at School of Infantry and Tactics, Quetta, Command and Staff College, Quetta and NDU. Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat was commissioned in Artillery Regiment on October 24, 1980.
Actor Robert Redford and basketball legend Michael Jordan were also recognised, and Obama joked the sportsman was simply "the guy from "Space Jam". Mr Obama said: "Everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful, very personal way". When Ellen Degeneres went to the podium to receive the award from President Obama , she was full of tears.
As for volleyball, she proposed using an existing venue in the neighbouring city of Yokohama and asked to have until Christmas to make a final decision - a request to which the group agreed. The chairman of the coordination commission for Tokyo said the International Olympic Committee can not allow organizers to rack up such a bill, with the host city of the 2024 Summer Olympics to be decided next year.
Police told Radio Caracol that the death toll now stands at 76. A statement issued said: "The Civil Aviation is allowed to inform that according to the official report issued since the crash site, there have been 72 evacuated bodies belonging to the Brazilian team Chapecoense and crew of the aircraft".
The results from MI, the final state to declare more than two weeks after Trump was announced the victor of the US Presidential elections, means that the billionaire tycoon's electoral vote finishes on 306 to Clinton's 232, despite her having a clear lead in the popular vote .
Accused of ceding state power to confidante Choi Soon-sil, who is suspected of using her ties to the president to steal millions of dollars, Park faces a record-low approval rating of 4 percent. Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans protested in central Seoul on Saturday for the fifth weekend in a row, calling on her to resign. Organisers said the crowd totalled 1.5 million, while the police estimated the crowd at 260,000.
A plane carrying 72 passengers which included the Chapecoense FC squad from Brazil and 9 other crew members on board crashed in Colombia on Monday night. World governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association said on Twitter its "thoughts were with the victims, their families, fans of Chapecoense and media organisations in Brazil on this tragic day".
Gen Raheel Sharif and Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. It was his efforts that all institutions work together for security and prosperity of the country. This is the reason the appointment of new COAS by Nawaz Sharif has evoked lot of interest and debate in India.