The Republicans also informed the Obama administration that legislation to extend the Iran Sanctions Act for another 10 years would soon be sent to him. Republicans in Congress are considering options in dealing with Iran . In order to ease financial boundaries, Iranian officials are now in Brussels, negotiating with representatives of the European Union.
King Vajiralongkorn's formal coronation will not happen before his father's royal cremation later next year. Prince Vajiralongkorn, who will be known as King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, according to a statement released by parliament's public relations department, met Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, president of the National Legislative Assembly, at Bangkok's Dusit Palace.
Mr Duterte has lashed out at President Barack Obama, the State Department, EU and United Nations officials and human rights groups for raising concerns over the crackdown, which has left more than 4,000 suspected drug dealers and user dead, including many who are feared to have been gunned down in gangland-style killings.
Firefighters had to temporarily stop their search and rescue operations Saturday when they became too unsafe, taking time to shore up the structure, Oakland deputy fire chief Mark Hoffmann said . The website included advertisements for various electronic music parties. The party at "Ghost Ship" warehouse, which was lacking permits , was part of the Golden Donna 100% Silk 2016 West Coast Tour.
Banerjee countered: "The Governor is speaking in the voice of the Central government. He was not in the city for about 8 days", was the first of the two tweets of the Chief Minister. Talking to Reporters on the sidelines of a programme here, Mr Venkaiah said it was not proper to drag Army into controversy and disrepute. Both the Centre and the Governor are playing this dirty game making Army their shield.
The status of United Kingdom and EU expats after Brexit can be resolved only once formal negotiations have started, the European Council president has said. But he told Daily Politics that there could be no discussions before the invocation of Article 50, which Mrs May has said she will deploy before the end of March.
A strike by the cabin crew at Lufthansa's low-priced airline Eurowings led to the cancellation of more than 60 flights on Tuesday, the affected airports in Hamburg and Duesseldorf said in a joint statement . It says the union extended the 24-hour walkout until the end of 24 November "for incomprehensible reasons... before Wednesday's strike even begun".
No evidence of any mistakes was presented to the state board. "We need to move forward and get this done", Durham board Chairman Bill Brian said Saturday. Brian said the effort will cost at least $35,000. He said the kitchen was now blocked off from being used during the recount, just in case. The State Board of Elections scheduled the Saturday afternoon hearing in Raleigh as it tries to close the books on the November 8 election by the end of next week.
Current projections then see the storm moving into the eastern Pacific on Friday as a tropical depression. It is unusual for a tropical system to make landfall this far south, especially at this time of year. Panama's Ministry of Education said it has suspended classes nationwide due to "heavy rains generated by the Tropical Storm Otto ". Otto should move a little faster toward the west or west-northwest for the next couple of days and, on the forecast track, Otto is expected to approach ...
A USA official said investigators were trying to determine who leaked personal information about Paula Broadwell , the woman who had an affair with Petraeus and to whom he gave classified information, leading to his resignation and criminal charges against him.
Hours after Trump's call became public knowledge on Friday, the Chinese government issued a complaint. Under that policy, the U.S. recognises Beijing as representing China, but retains unofficial ties with Taiwan. "We urge the relevant side in the US to adhere to the "one China" policy, abide by the pledges in the three joint China-US communiques, and handle issues related to Taiwan carefully and properly to avoid causing unnecessary interference to the overall China-U.S.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday said the U.S. Senate's vote to extend sanctions on Iran is a violation of the Iran nuclear deal. But the U.S. In the landmark deal that Iran inked a year ago in Vienna with Russia, China, France, Germany, Britain, and the United States, it accepted long-term restrictions on its nuclear program in return for an end to crippling banking and economic sanctions by the worldwide community.
Iraqi forces assaulted Islamic State-held villages across dusty fields south of Mosul on Tuesday, where suicide auto bombers and snipers caused some two dozen casualties in a blatant reminder that militants still hold ground far from the main battlefield.
The lender responded to the uproar in a statement that said it is treating concerns with the "utmost seriousness". It said that the amount of animal fat used is "extremely small" and that it was used in an early stage of the production process of polymer pellets.
The expansion of the pipeline will almost triple the capacity to 890,000, which will be moved by the single pipeline. "Climate change is real." so we need to build pipelines to fund a carbon-free world. An analysis commissioned by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation found if the pipeline proceeds, southern resident killer whales have a 50-50 chance of becoming locally extinct as a result.
All French citizens over 18 - whether they are members of the Republicans party or not - were eligible to vote in the primary, if they paid two euro in fees and signed a pledge stating they "share the republican values of the right and the centre".
Witnesses recount the road rage incident that killed ex-NFL player Joe McKnight outside New Orleans early Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Normand says 28-year-old McKnight was standing outside his vehicle when he was shot by 54-year-old Ronald Gasser .
The status of Taiwan is something that is important to Beijing - which insists on a "one-China" policy. "There was a sort of delusion based on overly optimistic ideas about Trump". "This may make for great reality TV, but it doesn't make for great leadership in a divided world", one Democratic member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said.
Trump even made news on that front confirming his pick for secretary of defense and joked with the crowd about keeping it a secret. I know you find that hard to believe, maybe you don't. Also reminiscent of his campaign, he returned to his criticisms of his former rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton. It took almost 20 minutes into his speech, but the president-elect even brought back an enduring campaign-trail favorite: bashing the press, which he called "extremely dishonest".
Amid reports that Burris could sit and backup Trevor Harris would start, the 41-year-old trotted out onto the field late and didn't miss a snap. Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris is expected back in Ottawa Monday afternoon after opting for a relaxing train ride back to the capital.
Hofer's Freedom Party successfully challenged the vote in the Constitutional Court by bringing evidence that ballots were counted without proper oversight in many towns. Austria is trying for a third time to elect a new president. They traded jabs in their final televised debate on Thursday, with Hofer accusing Van der Bellen of being a communist and a Stasi spy while Van der Bellen charged that Hofer's FPOe party of slandering his late father by alleging that he was a Nazi sympathizer.
She cited statistics indicating that one in five people in Canada who are HIV positive are unaware of their condition. The second step is prevention, and the third is treatment. Nicholas. "When people start to feel a sort of complacency, or they feel like this is an issue of the past, that's when we see transmission rates go up", Campbell said.
This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Rebels say the amount captured is less. Sheikh Saeed borders the last parts of Aleppo still in rebel hands - densely populated residential neighbourhoods where thousands have sought refuge from advancing regime forces.
Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. The final leg of Castro's funeral procession travelled the last 120 km between the city of Bayamo to Santiago de Cuba , the place known as the Heroic City for "its decisive contributions to the complete and definitive independence of the Cuban nation".
They accuse him of blasphemy, and said he made "insulting comments" about the Quran - a claim he denies. The controversy started in September after a video was widely shared online, showing Purnama telling potential voters they had been "lied to using Surah Al-Maidah verse 51" and they should not fear going to hell for voting for him.
The lone attacker who shot down Labour MP for Birstall Jo Cox, Thomas Mair, has been jailed for the rest of his life today. Mair only spoke once in court, at his first court hearing, when he said his name was "death to traitors, freedom for Britain".
Officials from the Football Association of Malaysia could not be reached for comment but a senior Malaysian sports official told AFP Thursday that the cancellation was a "political decision". The plight of the Rohingya, once characterised by the United Nations as the world's most friendless people, has attracted the attention of Muslims since a spike in intercommunal violence in Rakhine in 2012 that left hundreds dead and forced more than 100,000 into squalid camps.
It has been divided in roughly two for the past four years, with the government controlling the west and rebels the east. "I am extremely concerned about the fate of civilians as a result of the deeply alarming and chilling situation unfolding in Aleppo city", said the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien.
Italians living overseas have voted by post over the past days and the ballots flown to a hangar on the outskirts of Rome . Opponents say reducing the power of the Senate would concentrate too much power in the Prime Minister's hands. But many Italians are thought to be still undecided. "'No" will win, everything will collapse so we might as well all go on holiday", he said.Turnout, expected at between 50 and 60 percent, could be crucial.
Addressing the media before leaving the seat of power "Nabanna" in neighbouring Howrah district, Mamata said the Army was deployed at toll plazas, keeping her Government "in the dark" about the move. Letters from the Army issued to various state government agencies November 23 onwards indicate that it had "intimated" the state government about its intent to conduct its exercise.
The caravan passed through the "Patria" avenue before the ashes reaching the cemetery, where lies the hero of Cuba's national independence, Jose Marti. "Uu aaa, Fidel is not leaving" and "Raul, my friend, the people are with you", "I am Fidel" and "Raul is Fidel" were the slogans that were heard over and over again in the square of the colonial city of southeastern Cuba.
Drawn in a trailer behind an olive green army jeep, Castro's ashes have passed thousands of Cubans along the way - with many chanting "I am Fidel!". "Hundreds of billions of hours were spent in mistrust and a life in constant state of self-defense, instead of productive work", he added.
They have focused their operations on Tal Afar , a large town still held by IS west of Mosul and on Wednesday announced they had cut the main road between it and Syria. More than 100,000 people make up the Iraqi-led coalition in the operation to take Mosul, including ethnic and religious minority groups, such as Shia, Kurdish and Christian groups.
Farmers, university students and Buddhist monks were among the demonstrators, who beat drums and chanted "Park get out now", as they marched towards the Presidential Blue House, which had been cordoned over by 24,000 police. "We elected Park to represent us, not for her to abuse power". The letters read "Park Geun-hye should step down". South Korean protesters carry torches as they march after a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul , South Korea, on ...
According to CBS, an updated count in Pennsylvania by state officials show Trump's lead shrinking to 49,000 from 79,000 over Clinton. She called the MI effort by Schuette "politically motivated", and her lead counsel, Matthew Brinckerhoff said their push for a Wisconsin recount would continue.