The Syrian government says Israel has launched several surface-to-surface missiles that hit near a military airport west of Damascus , triggering a fire. They're accusing Russian Federation of obstruction at the Security Council. The rebels, who had been left with just a spit of land north-east of the citadel after recent government advances, abandoned it by Wednesday morning, retreating to territory they still hold further south.
Governor P Sathasivam, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and former chief minister Oommen Chandy represented the state at the burial of former Tamil Nadu chief minster J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday. AIADMK cadre were inconsolable, and wailing rented the air. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee paid their last respect to Jayalalithaa.
So the petition is asking the 149 electors in those 14 states to ignore their states' votes and vote for Clinton, citing the wide margin by which she's won the popular vote . In order to get a constitutional amendment , a two-thirds vote in the U.S. House and Senate is needed to propose the amendment, and then a three-fourths majority is needed among the states.
But election law experts told the Detroit Free Press Monday that Goldsmith's ruling, which says the recount "shall commence and must continue until further order of this court", has the effect of preventing state courts from stopping the recount without further judicial review by the 6th Circuit.
According to ABC News, The U.S. Geological Survey said the natural disaster hit at 5:03 a.m. local time on Wednesday morning, about 6 miles north of the north Aceh town of Reuleut. Pidie Jaya District chief Aiyub Abbas said 25 people were killed in that district alone. He said most took shelter because they feared aftershocks could knock down their houses, which were partially damaged.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings plans sailings on ships from two of its brands, Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania. Oceania's Marina will be the first NCL ship to sail to Havana. Frank Del Rio, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, said: "As a Cuban-American and founder of Oceania Cruises, I am incredibly proud that one of Oceania's vessels will be our company's first to sail to Cuba".
The small ATR-42 twin-turboprop plane is used for short regional flights, and officials are reporting that it is unlikely that there will be survivors. It is pertinent to mention here that singer-turned-religious scholar Junaid Jamshed was also among the dead, who was coming back to home with his wife after spending a couple of days in Chitral.
Most of the 92 precincts being re-counted are in the Las Vegas area, with eight of the precincts in four other counties. The left-wing candidate, who won about 1 percent of the vote in nationally, has sought recounts in Wisconsin , Pennsylvania and MI.
He said that the goal for the 27 members was to preserve unity within the block while he maintained that non-EU countries could not have the same rights and benefits as those in the EU. Bank of England governor Mark Carney reportedly favours a transitional deal. Barnier indicated there may be "some point and usefulness" to some sort of transitional arrangement.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English is widely seen as the favourite to take over. Will the likes of Judith Collins and Paula Bennett be tempted to seek the role, or will an outsider like Jonathan Coleman come through? According to reports, the New Zealand dollar fell by almost 1 percent on the news and was trading at $0.71 U.S.
Shall attend the funeral of towering Cuban leader Fidel Castro with the Indian delegation & pay tributes to him, Rajnaths tweet reads. Obama has worked during his final years in office to end the United States' policy of economic and diplomatic isolation toward Cuba, insisting that the old policy was not working.
Judge Clifton Newman gave instructions to the jurors late yesterday afternoon in the Charleston County Courthouse, as reported by ABC . Solicitor Scarlett Wilson fired back telling the jury even good officers make mistakes. They want a probation report to be compiled first. Jurors accompanied by court officials and a representative of both the defense and the prosecution were visiting the site of the shooting in a vacant lot Wednesday morning.
The NIA on Wednesday said that on the instructions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) it has re-registered the case in relation to the incident. A team of NIA officers would be reaching Jammu shortly to visit the crime scene and commence the investigation.
Merkel, however, also attacked the rise of right-wing populists in Germany, hitting out at opponents of her liberal refugee policy staking a claim to define German national identity. The numbers have since declined sharply, but Merkel's approach to the migrant crisis has provoked discord within the CDU, which has seen a string of poor state election results this year.
Sharma said Jaitley's statement was "very unfortunate and immature" and that it should have been avoided. "(Rather it is) the Prime Minister who wants to be seen on TV all the time, so does the Finance Minister. "Why should the Prime Minister apologise? Or is it because the poor is on the way of being happy?" he asked. The government has rejected the demand for an apology but has agreed to Modi's participation in a debate on the issue.
Muslim women, organisations challenged the validity of triple talaq. Earlier, the AIMPLB submitted an affidavit before the Supreme Court and also approached the Prime Minister and five Cabinet Ministers to explain their stand on these issues.
About 15 million registered voters are voting to decide the next president to lead Ghana for the next four years. The cedi may sink to a record and a bond rally may stall if Ghana's presidential election fails to yield a clear victor, according to investors and economists.
In 2015, Luck spent more than half the season on the sideline with a variety of injuries including a lacerated kidney that cost him the final seven games. Tolzien was 22 of 36 for 205 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Their top wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is also questionable for next Monday.
North Dakota's leaders criticized the decision, with Gov. Jack Dalrymple calling it a "serious mistake" that "prolongs the risky situation" of having several hundred protesters who are camped out on federal land during cold, wintry weather.
Since the Italian president tries to ensure Parliament can carry out its full five-year term, analysts expect that Mattarella will appoint a transition government to draft a new election law that could satisfy parties anxious the way the rules now stand, their forces might be at a disadvantage.
Your country is fantastic with tremendous opportunities. The Express Tribune went on to suggest that the U.S. President-elect, who called Pakistan a "fantastic country" with "fantastic people", might "prove to be Islamabad's good friend".
Sunday's No vote on constitutional reform was widely seen as a rejection of establishment politics in Italy. "The President of the Republic, given the need to complete the parliamentary proceeding to approve the budget law, has asked the President of the Council to postpone his resignation until such commitment is fulfilled", Mattarella said in a statement.
Khairul Nova, an official at Aceh search rescue agency said: "Dozens are missing but we don't have accurate data on the total yet". The Red Cross Indonesia deployed emergency response teams and advertised bank accounts for donations. He says almost two dozen bodies were pulled from the market debris on Wednesday including a group of eight made up of a newlywed couple and family members holding an ornate celebration known as Antar Dara Baro.
Meanwhile, the National Party will hold a special meeting of a legislative body on December 12 to select a new leader, after which Key will tender his resignation to the Governor General. Mr Key , who has been New Zealand's leader since 2008, is backing Mr English to be the formal candidate ahead of Monday's leadership ballot. "I can see fantastic opportunities for stronger economic performance, for spreading the benefits of growth for all New Zealanders and for getting stuck into ...
And they wonder how Donald Trump's upcoming presidency will change the USA relationship with Cuba. The Cuban who as a boy survived a shipwreck and became the center of an global custody battle in Florida in 2000 says Fidel Castro will still be with Cubans even after his death.
The Arab League has urged the worldwide community and the Arab world to put an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and to implement the global resolutions pertaining to the two-state solution, Al-Arab Al-Jadeed reported .
Fillon, 62, has professed admiration for Britain's 1980s prime minister Margaret Thatcher and vowed to slash public spending to shrink the French state. Both on Sunday reaffirmed that they would run in the presidentials and bypass the Socialist party's primaries - guaranteeing a split vote on the left.
He added: Just like you, I would like to avoid a situation where citizens become "bargaining chips" in the negotiation process. The letter accuses Michel Barnier, the European Commission's lead negotiator, of being "worryingly indifferent" to the concerns of British and EU citizens living in one another's territories, causing "anxiety and uncertainty".
McCafferty, who now resides in Belfast, joined Celtic in 1990 and lived in Glasgow throughout his time there. Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) arrested him over the alleged historic offence. Jim McCafferty (71) confessed to a national newspaper this week to a string of abuse towards youth footballers in teams he was coaching going back over 30 years.
He said there could be four or five people still buried, but did not say whether they were alive. TV footage showed rescuers in orange uniforms shining flashlight into the interiors of broken buildings as they searched for signs of life. He says: "Hopefully we would be able to finish the evacuation from the rubble before sunset". "We are now evacuating to Tijue (around 3km from Sigli) because we are afraid of a tsunami", said Nilawati, whose house is near the sea.
Castro's "darkest legacy" is in the area of freedom of expression in Cuba, "where activists continue to face arrest and harassment for speaking out against the government", the AI official said. efforts to topple him for five decades, died on Friday at the age of 90. Many were quick to point out that Castro suppressed dissent and there was no option for other leadership on the island nation under his regime.
Over the a year ago, #Donald Trump dominated the news cycle , whether people liked it or not. He also praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and last week irritated China and broke diplomatic norms by speaking by phone with the leader of Taiwan.
As you can guess, the invitation went viral and 1.2 million people said they would attend. A quinceañera is an important tradition for many young Latin American women. According to AP, authorities in the state of San Luis Potosi will take additional security measures for the party that will take place December 26.
Ghani also urged Pakistan to spend $500 million pledged in aid to Afghanistan to tackle extremism instead. "Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Muhammed, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan ... Aziz said his attending the meet despite "escalation" along the LoC was testimony to Pakistan's "unflinching" commitment for lasting peace and expressed unhappiness that November's SAARC Summit in Islamabad was cancelled.
Since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, Russian Federation and Iran have recognized Assad as the country's sole legitimate authority. According to him, there is no current talk of rebels leaving the city. Staring a punishing and brutal defeat in the face, several Syrian rebel factions proposed a five-day ceasefire in the eastern part of the city of Aleppo so the wounded, sick and other civilians can be evacuated.