A Falcon 9 rocket successfully touched down at SpaceX's ground-based landing zone at Cape Canaveral after launching to space. The launch was initially planned for Saturday, but was canceled just 13 seconds before liftoff due to a glitch with the rocket engine.
The populist leader was convicted last December of inciting discrimination and insulting Moroccans, before and after local elections in 2014. Wilders' party leads in opinion polls with 17 percent, a whisker ahead of the pro-business Liberals of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who has closed the gap by matching some of Wilders' anti-immigration rhetoric and received a boost from a surging economy.
The incident failed to unsettle Hirscher, who had finished second to three-time champion Ligety - absent this year due to a back injury - in the last two World Championship giant slalom races. He must crack an Austrian clean sweep to get onto the podium after the dominant Marcel Hirscher was trailed by compatriots Marco Schwarz and Michael Matt.
It contained the body of Green Beret Shawn Thomas - a 35-year-old father of four who, according to his obituary , died while serving on February 2 in a vehicle accident in Niger, Africa. Army and was stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. He served multiple times in Iraq and Afghanistan before he was deployed to Niger. He was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal posthumously.
When the marshals tried to escort Dhanapal out, DMK members pulled him back to his chair. Jayalalithaa's seat remains vacant. DMK member Tiruchi Siva said that the trust vote moved by Palaniswami on Saturday betrayed the constitution. They bodily lifted many of them including Stalin. Mediapersons were seen arguing with the police outside the assembly, following which the audio speaker in the press room was disconnected.
The death toll is expected to rise as numerous injured are said to be in critical condition. The blast occurred at the Kawo-Godey market in Mogadishu's Wadajir district. The latest attack comes days before the African country is due to inaugurate a new president. However, Somalia's homegrown Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, often carry out such attacks.
Lee allegedly doled out around $36 million in bribery payments from Samsung to entities linked to Choi-Soon-sil, a friend of President Park Geun-hye. Lee is caught up in the scandal that revolves around South Korea's impeached president , Park Geun-hye. The political bribery scandal also led to the impeachment of President Park.
Echoing Wang's remarks, Gabriel said China and Germany are both bearing the duty to safeguard open global trade, adding that Germany is willing to deepen the cooperation with China and work actively to carry forward China's Belt and Road Initiative.
In addition to meeting with Turnbull, Netanyahu is expected to speak with opposition leader Bill Shorten and New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian during his visit. and countries of the region both to rebuff Iran and to develop other opportunities and normalization", he said. "I think it's an issue, it has to be resolved in the context of peace negotiations", he said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the SDF said Saturday that the predominantly-Kurdish force captured the village of Jawees. Damascus says that Turkey's "aggression against Syria" has continued for five years and involves " providing various forms of military, material and logistic support to the terrorist organizations and facilitating the entry of foreign militants into Syria ".
They took in large numbers. Aftonbladet newspaper listed in English some events that had happened Friday in Sweden, including a man who was treated for severe burns, an avalanche warning and a police chase involving a drunken driver. In 2015, there were 112 cases of lethal violence in Sweden, an increase of 25 cases compared with 2014, but assaults, threats, sexual offences, vehicle theft, burglary and harassment all reduced compared to the previous year - as did anxiety about crime in ...
But the warring sides had already agreed on Wednesday that they would withdraw heavy weapons from the frontline by next Monday in line with a tattered peace plan, and Lavrov warned that there had been no "major progress" in Munich. In particularly, the president emphasized in the decree that these measures are "provisional until a political solution is found to the situation in certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements".
The city is more densely populated, with many narrow streets and alleyways. Addressing the Iraqi forces taking part in the operation, Abadi said, "I have told the world how fearless you are and everyone is proud of you, of your success and victory with the people".
Connect people to organizations that they can join for community-based defense. Immigration lawyers, activists and those protected by the program have been waiting anxiously for any signs of what Trump might do since he took office last month.
His first attempt saw him dunk over practically the entire Phoenix Suns team, so it was a bit of a surprise that he only enlisted Devin Booker for his second attempt. Aaron Gordon went for a between-the-legs dunk, and missed. Jones Jr. might have had the best dunk of the night, dunking off the side of the backboard through his legs.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told reporters the aim was "to do what has always been agreed but never implemented: To withdraw the heavy weapons from the region, to secure them, and enable the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors to control where they are kept".
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday condemned the blocking by Ukrainian radicals of coal deliveries from Donbass. "On Feb. 20 the ceasefire regime will start and withdrawal of heavy military hardware will also start", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich.
Islamic State withdrew before Iraqi forces launched a US -backed offensive in October to retake the city, but during a Reuters visit last month there were still reminders of the group's attempt to brainwash dozens of children. The city's western part still remains under control of the terrorist group. What to expect in west Mosul? - December 29: Government troops end a two-week pause by launching the second phase of their offensive on east Mosul with increased coalition support and ...
Still he was forced to leave amid a growing scandal over his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador in Washington . The Flynn resignation Monday re-opened questions about the relationship between Trump and his aides and the Russians, the subject of investigation by the FBI and congressional committees.
Trump, in comments reported by Sky News , said: "The media is trying to attack our administration because they know we are following through on pledges we made and they're not happy about it". Flynn told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents last month he had not discussed sanctions against Russian Federation with the ambassador before Trump took office, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
A United States aircraft carrier strike group has started patrolling the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday amid growing tension with China over control of the conflicted waterway. The Vinson has deployed to the South China Sea 16 times in its 35-year history, the US Navy said. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said tension in the South China Sea had stabilised due to the hard work between China and Southeast Asia countries, and urged foreign nations including ...
He sworn as Chief Minister on 16 February, was allotted 15 days to prove his majority by Governor C Vidyasagar Rao. However, police arrested the DMK leaders en masse and lodged them at a community centre in Mylapore.As a melee ensued, the DMK men attempted to hoist the party flag on the pole erected opposite the Gandhi statue.
The event is serving as a test event for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and the 2010 Olympic Champions made sure to lay down a marker of intent. Moir said the goal at the beginning of the year was "just to qualify for this event". Hanyu opened with a quad loop but could only manage a double salchow instead of a planned quad salchow as part of a combination jump that included a triple toeloop.
European officials told Reuters in Munich there was still doubt about the direction of Mr Trump's administration, particularly after US Senator John McCain told the conference on Friday the President's team was "in disarray". Meanwhile, Bangladesh prime minister along with participating leaders is scheduled to attend a reception to be hosted by the mayor of Munich yesterday evening.
It was startling and, unfortunately, it was only the latest episode in a troubling pattern. Surveys show that Trump was not the choice of the majority of American Jews , who tend to vote for Democrats and came out in force for Hillary Clinton.
At least two people have been killed and two others wounded in the shelling from Pakistan, according to reports. The Afghan officials were also handed over a list of 76 "most wanted" terrorists by the Pakistan Army. The Sehwan shrine, which reveres Muslim Sufi mystic, is frequented by the faithful of many sects of Islam but the majority of the worshippers are usually Shiite Muslims.
President Trump is contemplating a more streamlined version of his first travel ban, which was overturned by a U.S. District judge. Kelly said it would be a temporary ban as the government reviewed the vetting procedures regarding people from the banned countries.
Johnson won his first career ATP title at Nottingham last summer and came into this event ranked 30th. Johnson will face Mikhail Kukushkin, a 6-3, 6-0 victor over Darian King. Young ousted No. 2 seed John Isner in three sets Friday night to reach his second semifinal here in three years, but Delray Beach in 2015 remains the last final he reached.
Exasperated and anxious by Trump's calling into question long-standing foreign policy assumptions, European leaders have warned Washington not to take transatlantic ties for granted. Mattis also said the transatlantic bond was "as strong as I've ever seen it", and emphasized that America remained "rock solid" in its support of Article 5 - NATO's core "one for all, all for one" collective defense pledge.
India confirmed its participation at the meet when National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval was in Moscow last month. It also threatened to drive a deeper wedge between Pakistan and Afghanistan. "Nationwide operation is the need of hour to eradicate terrorism", he suggested. According to officials, weapons and hand-grenades were also recovered from the militants.
At least 40 rebel legislators of the ruling Nagaland People's Front (NPF) have gathered at a resort in Kaziranga National Park in Assam for a crucial meeting to select the next Chief Minister of Nagaland. The source claimed that there has been a patch up between Zeliang and Rio. Sources said the four BJP legislators- P. Paiwang Konyak, Imtilemba Sangtam, Dr TM Lotha and Mmhonlumo Kikon are reportedly camped in Dimapur and awaiting the change of leadership to take place and to become a part ...
Trump's sometimes cordial but frequently acerbic visit with Washington journalists was not an unqualified hit with the mainstream media, whom he pummeled for most of this thoroughly entertaining hour and seventeen minutes. President Donald Trump opened his Thursday news conference with an announcement that Alexander Acosta , the dean of the Florida International University law school, is his new nominee for labor secretary.
He didn't have to do that, because what he did wasn't wrong, what he did in terms of the information he saw. Trump said the leaks from the intelligence community in the past week involve "highly-classified information", while the Wikileaks emails involved "John Podesta saying bad things about the boss".
The vice-president's speech was aimed at reassuring skeptical allies in Europe about American foreign policy under Trump along with us willingness to maintain global partnerships. Merkel, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, European Council President Donald Tusk, and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg are among the group of more than 30 heads of state and government, 80 foreign and defense ministers, and other officials expected to attend.
The militants are basically under siege in western Mosul, along with an estimated 650 thousand civilians. The westward road that links the city to Syria was cut at the end of November. The city's airport is also located there. Jones, who is serving as the deputy commander of Operation Inherent Resolve, the multinational effort to dislodge IS, said other dangers included the booby-traps left behind in buildings which coalition forces then had to clear.