State news agency Sana said the twin blasts happened near the Bab al-Saghir cemetery, one of the capital's most ancient, and where several prominent religious figures are buried. Shiite shrines are a frequent target of attack for Sunni extremists of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group (IS), not only in Syria but also in neighbouring Iraq .
Shimkus asked . "I'm just ... is that not correct?" "There's no such thing as a la carte insurance, John", the Democrat replied. "That's the point, that's the point", Shimkus countered. But as The Huffington Post's Jonathan Cohn explained last month, a major goal of the Affordable Care Act is protecting against unknown circumstances ― something a narrow health care plan likely can not do.
While acknowledging the mandate that the BJP has received, the party added that it also has implications that are "dangerous" for the country. State BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya said the party will fare "better" than what was being predicted in the exit polls.
The plan comes as officials tell VOA that about 300 Marines have arrived in Syria to provide additional capabilities for allied forces working to push Islamic State forces from their de facto capital of Raqqa. In comments made during a hearing at the Armed Services Senate Committee yesterday in Washington D.C., General Joseph Votel said that United States efforts to prevent a clash between these two opposing forces was not a simple task, and that it would require significant military and ...
A statement from the Netherlands says the flight was refused because of "public order and security concerns". Neutral Switzerland risks getting swept up in Turkey's political row with European countries as Swiss authorities weigh how to handle Turks' requests for asylum and a call to ban a rally on Sunday by Turkey's foreign minister.
The commission's president Jean-Claude Juncker said all the rules had been followed during the vote, and other European Union leaders backed the move with enthusiasm. But he said "they don't want to sacrifice President Tusk because of that, because they think he has done a good job". The Polish government has vocally opposed a German-backed European plan for refugee quotas.
About 500 United States military advisers were already deployed along with the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters that Washington regards as the force best equipped to drive ISIS out. King Esarhaddon is thought to have ruled from 681 to 669 BC. If that happens, the new finds would be buried again or even destroyed. While Islamic State's 30-month occupation of the Mosque of Jonah left a legacy of damage and theft, it has also opened up fresh opportunities for ...
But Kern said as he arrived at an European Union summit Thursday that it is "absolutely necessary" to get the matter out of the way quickly. But Mr Tusk is still expected to get enough support to keep his post. "Poland has a right to veto the conclusions and Poland is exercising that right", Beata Szydlo added. Under EU rules, Tusk can be re-elected by majority of leaders, although unanimity has always been preferred.
Sessions, who has recused himself from the Russian Federation matter, on Thursday told a conservative radio host that he was open to naming a special counsel to look into the Justice Department under Obama. A spokesman for Rivera's office confirmed Friday afternoon the office had been notified of Sessions' directive seeking the resignations of 46 United States attorneys who were appointed during the prior presidential administration.
As they said, the stance of Szydlo would not affect the result. Donald Tusk has done a good job. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said it was unheard of to confirm a president without the consent of his home nation. She made a fresh call for "solidarity" from other European Union members, in terms of accepting refugees, and urged reform of the asylum system to share the burden more equally.
They stepped into the field as novices and also-ran, but emerged as giant killers toppling sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs, ministers and chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar. Parsekar, who shares a strong connection with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), BJP's ideological arm, has built a strong base for the party in Goa over the years and served as the minister of health of Goa before becoming the CM.
Verhofstadt told an audience at Chatham House in January: "We are scrutinising, thinking, debating how we could achieve that ... that individual United Kingdom citizens would think their links with Europe are not broken". Speaking at a press conference in Brussels, he said: "I don't like Brexit because I would like to be in the same boat as the British". Open Britain wants MPs from across the House to follow the example of the House of Lords and vote for the amendments before Article 50 is ...
Though after the August invasion Turkey initially focused on ISIS targets, they have always said their intention was to exterminate both ISIS and the YPG, and recently, indications are they are keen to move more against the Kurds than against ISIS.
O'Brien said the United Nations and its partners were ready to scale up their response but needed "the access and the funds to do more" adding that it was possible to "avert these looming human catastrophes". "What I saw and heard during my visit to Somalia was distressing - women and children walk for weeks in search of food and water". We are coordinating closely with the United Nations and other partners in all areas of our response.
Times Now - CVoter Exit Polls on Thursday said the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are neck-and-neck battle in Uttarakhand and Goa whereas the Grand Old party is set to retain power in Manipur. Counting of votes locked in EVMs will begin from 8 AM on to determine what shape the Assemblies of five states- Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, would take.
Islamic State is also being fought in northern Syria in separate campaigns by the Russian-backed Syrian army, and by the Turkish army and Free Syrian Army rebel groups Turkey backs. The Antalya meeting comes as Iraqi forces backed by the US-led coalition are making progress in a vast operation aimed at retaking the IS-stronghold of Mosul in Iraq.
The top negotiator for the European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt, has said Britons should be allowed to keep their EU benefits if they want them. Guy Verhofstadt, the lead Brexit negotiator for the EU Parliament, has claimed that he will petition European leaders to preserve some rights for United Kingdom citizens in the aftermath of Brexit.
The remarks of ECB President Mario Draghi are likely to be scrutinized more than usual on Thursday as economists polled by Reuters expect a gradual reduction of its QE program in the second half of 2017. Some market indicators point to the possibility of a rate hike in 2018 and BNP Paribas has predicted the deposit rate will be increased this September.
The classic phrase "spring forward, fall back" is the best way I remember it. Take the time to check batteries for smoke detectors, all-weather radios and flashlights. Daylight saving time disrupts your circadian rhythm, which is the body's internal system that keeps your health on track while you're sleeping and while you're awake.
That was clearly unthinkable pre-polls. "I always respected her (Mayawati), and because of this many may construe that there could be an alliance (with BSP)". Hinting at joining hands with BSP is another step beyond the ideological framework of the Samajwadi Party drawn by Mulayam Singh Yadav. The Akhilesh Yadav-led SP, which has been embroiled in a family feud for months, had tied up with Rahul Gandhi's Congress prior to the elections.
With party supporters raising the slogan of " Vikas ki chabi , Dimple bhabhi (Dimple is the key to development), a confident Dimple Yadav addressed one rally after another, urging people to vote for Bhaiyaji (Akhilesh Yadav), while enlisting the government's development work-Samajwadi Pension Yojna, laptop distribution scheme, ambulance and police helpline and others".
A person that people stopped to talk to after driving 19 hours from the city of Johnstown down to Arkansas discovered the body, called 911. "They ended up pulling off the side of the road, dumping it off a farmer's field into the woods", Johnstown Police Lt.
Jaswantnagar elections results 2017 will be declared on March 11. Party's BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya has said that the party will emerge victorious with 2/3rd majority. Laddos have been ordered and music bands requisitioned for the vote counting day. Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Saturday said the party would accept people's mandate after the counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh concludes.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has approximately 4,500 troops stationed in Kosovo, which unilaterally proclaimed independence in 2008 and is recognized by over 100 United Nations member states. Pristina declared independence nearly a decade later with the backing of the United States and Western European countries. Edi Tahiri, Kosovo's chief negotiator with Serbia, told Radio Free Europe that "the government and me as chief negotiator respect the resolution of Kosovo's Assembly ...
The ruling date was set on Friday as the acting chief justice is scheduled to retire next Monday. Lee read the ruling from the court's offices in Seoul on Friday. Thus, the monthslong political impasse has come at a particularly challenging time for South Korea. Most notably, the Park's impeachment has taken its toll on South Korean conservatives, who are weakened and divided following a party split over whether to impeach Park.
For a party to emerge with absolute victory in Uttarakhand election results, it has to ensure that it wins 36 assembly constituency seats out of the 70. Poll officials said counting is expected to conclude by early afternoon and the results declared before 2 p.m. The party has not projected incumbent Laxmikant Parsekar as its chief ministerial face.
After a down year for Stephone Anthony , nobody knows what kind of production the Saints will get from him next year. I'm excited about that. Since 2015, Ginn caught 98 targets for 1,491 yards and 14 touchdowns while only missing one game in that span.
The Shiromani Akali Dal ( SAD )-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was obviously headed for a total washout in these polls, with the huge pent-up resentment against their misrule having perceptibly translated into negative votes, said Captain Amarinder.
Postmortem tests were conducted on Vitaly Churkin last month. The city's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner declined on Friday to reveal the cause of death of the ambassador, citing "international law and protocol". Vitaly Churkin died suddenly at work in his NY office last month. "I have just returned to NY and have learned with shock and sadness of the news on the sudden passing of Ambassador Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin, who was an outstanding diplomat".
US District Judge James L. Robart said that neither Washington state or federal attorney's have properly filed for the court to take action on Trump's latest travel ban. NY and MA said they will seek to join the Washington case, which would bring to six the number of states challenging the president's plan to temporarily restrict travel from six predominately Muslim countries.
Reuters breaks down the labor market by gender, age, education and ethnicity. Employers added another burst of new jobs last month and stepped up the rate of pay for workers, a one-two punch that makes it likely that the Federal Reserve will nudge up interest rates next week.
On the other hand, a free market group, the Heartland Institute, says the bill makes it easier for people to take health care costs into their own hands. "With this reckless bill, Republicans have shown us that the only thing they are serious about is cutting taxes for the wealthy, increasing out-of-pocket costs for middle-class families and seniors, and throwing people off their health insurance plans", Durbin said.
The party is likely to win 15 to 22 seats, followed by Congress. MRC predicts 15 seats for BJP, 10 for Congress and AAP seven. But TimesNow-VMR predicted the BJP could win 190-210 seats, the Samajwadi-Congress 110-130 and the BSP 57-74.
And Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price? "We're not stopping here". "Our legislation transfers power from Washington back to the American people", House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady said in a statement . They acknowledged that many problems in the Affordable Care Act must be addressed for it to function more correctly. The legislation would try to encourage people to maintain coverage by allowing insurers to impose a surcharge of 30% for those who have a gap between ...
It was an evening of abject misery for Wenger, who was subjected to calls for his resignation from Arsenal fans before and after one of the most chastening losses of his 21-year reign. "At Eastleigh, the pitch was so bad that we could not play football on it so we ended up playing their type of game - it became a dog fight". I don't want to judge that.