The tropical depression, the tail-end of ex-Cyclone Cook which hit New Caledonia this week, has already generated offshore winds of more than 170 kmh. "Kiwifruit growers have previous experience with issues such as flooding from Cyclone Bola and 2005, which have given us the knowledge to respond to adverse events", she added.
At least 39 people have been killed after explosions struck a convoy of buses carrying Syrian evacuees. Pictures on social media showed the apparent aftermath of the blast, with bodies lying on the ground and blackened buses with windows blown out.
He will take a second oath later in the day at a public White House ceremony officiated by Justice Anthony Kennedy. The first was administered earlier that morning by Chief Justice John Roberts with Scalia's widow and one of his sons in attendance, as well as the other eight Supreme Court justices.
Dubbed the Mother Of All Bombs, the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast was used in combat for the first time on Thursday. While US President Donald Trump lauded the strike, which killed almost 100 suspected militants as a "very, very successful mission", the response within Afghanistan has been mixed.
The Citizens had the first meaningful attack when Aguero was found in space inside the Saints box in the third minute after a fine cross from Gael Clichy, but the Argentine's acrobatic effort flew wide. "I scored in front of the away fans and for me it was a great feeling". His mental party was showing following a nightmare season which has seen him make only five Premier League appearances.
In a strongly-worded editorial for the Guardian, the United Kingdom and French foreign ministers make clear they would like to see action against the perpetrators of the attacks, once evidence is gathered. The OPCW mission will determine whether chemical weapons were used, but it is not mandated to assign blame. "Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand in glove with the terrorists", Assad told the news outlet Agence France-Presse.
It's not France ", Le Pen said. Her telegenic niece Marion Marechal-Le Pen made a rare television appearance to deny reports of differences in the family, which led to speculation this week she might quit. Ian Deitch in Jerusalem and Jeffrey Schaeffer in Paris contributed. Le Pen is running neck-and-neck with centrist Emmanuel Macron in the April 23 first round , according to opinion polls.
Against a team that is sad, if you score before then it's hard for them to react. The Uruguayan arrived in Manchester from Independiente amid much hype and expectation, but ultimately failed to deliver during his time at Old Trafford, scoring just 17 goals in almost 100 games before leaving for Villarreal.
Russian Federation has slammed Washington's attack on a Syrian airbase and, as Tillerson met Lavrov, Putin admitted that relations have worsened in the three months that Trump has been in office. He also said Putin had agreed to reactivate a US-Russian air safety agreement over Syria that Moscow suspended after the US missile strikes. "We urge you to suspend current and future licenses for aircraft sales to commercial Iranian airlines until your administration conducts a comprehensive review ...
Gorsuch is replacing Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. Senate Republicans on Thursday used the so-called "nuclear option" in order to circumvent the filibuster, changing the body's rules in order to lower the threshold to end debate on a Supreme Court nominee from 60 votes to 51 votes.
A USA military official, who requested anonymity to discuss planning, said Washington has no intention of using military force against Pyongyang in response to either a nuclear test or a missile launch. The US said a ballistic missile exploded within seconds of the launch. Pyongyang said it was a "complete success", South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported .
Once passed, the Liberal bills would make Canada the first member of the G7 to legalize marijuana for recreational use across the country. By contrast, national legalization to the North could create a fertile environment for marijuana businesses to start up and operate, potentially giving Canadian companies a competitive edge over stateside businesses in the future.
South Korean and U.S. intelligence officials were trying to determine what type of missile was used. The event, which appeared to include new intercontinental and submarine-launched ballistic missiles, was a deliberate show of strength. American intelligence officials have reportedly said the United States is ready to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea if it is sure Pyongyang is about to stage another nuclear weapons test .
On an evening when Daniel Ricciardo beat Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to fourth on the grid, Verstappen was 0.142s slower than his Red Bull teammate and had to settle for sixth. Both Ferrari and Red Bull were left surprised by the gap to Mercedes during qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, but for different reasons. Hamilton, the victor last time out in China to leave him level at the top of the drivers' standings with Vettel, was full of praise for his team-mate and is keen to see more close ...
A simple majority of votes is needed for the referendum to pass. At stake is the future of Turkey's political system, with supporters saying the constitutional changes will herald a period of stability and prosperity, and detractors warning the reforms could lead to a system of autocratic one-man rule.
Police said Sunday he was known to have "shown sympathies for extremist organisations" such as the Islamic State (IS) group. The man then disappeared, and police began searching for him, Mr Hysing added. As of Sunday, 10 of the 15 people wounded remained hospitalized, including one child. Gurgi Singh, 31, who moved to Stockholm from India a couple of months ago to learn Swedish, said he was not anxious the attack would divide or polarise Sweden.
April. 14 (ANI): Following Donald Trump's "animal" remark for Syrian President Bashar Assad in the wake of the Idlib chemical attack, Syria's senior diplomat has come down heavily on the U.S. He also said Khan Sheikhoun, in Syria's north-western Idlib province, had no strategic value and was not now a battle front. "Even if we have them, we wouldn't use them", Assad said in his first interview since the bombing of Khan Sheikhoun.
Tillerson said the two countries had agreed to set up a "working group" to coordinate on "smaller issues". "Up until that missile strike, the USA had essentially been reluctant to commit militarily against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad".
Masters on Sunday, donning the Green Jacket on what would have been the 60th birthday of his hero and two-time champion, the late Seve Ballesteros. Garcia said it was "amazing" to join his Spanish idols Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal as a Masters champion by winning at Augusta .
A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an worldwide probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations. "We insist on conducting a meticulous, objective and unbiased investigation into the alleged chemical weapon attack by Syrian aircraft on April 4", Lavrov said at a joint conference after talks with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts, Mohammad Javad Zarif and Walid al-Muallem, respectively.
In his interview, Putin doubled down on Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, repeating denials that Assad's government was to blame for the gas attack last week and adding a new theory that the attack may have been faked by Assad's enemies.
India has more than 20 nuclear reactors in operation. In his statement, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said, not only cricket but commitment to democracy and rule of law connects the two nations. In a joint statement at Hyderabad House, Turnbull, who is on a four-day visit, hoped the two countries would come together in combating human trafficking, money laundering and other issues.
The official added if the United States shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. Now, U.S. officials are speculating that North Korea will conduct its sixth nuclear test on the country's most important holiday - April 15th or "Day of the Sun" as it's known in North Korea.
Its army vowed Friday a "merciless" response to any U.S. provocation but diplomats in Pyongyang are more sanguine, pointing out that the North raises its rhetoric every spring, when Washington and Seoul hold annual joint exercises that it views as preparations for invasion.
Diplomats said that Russian Federation has put forward a rival draft resolution that expresses concern at last week's gas attack and condemns the USA strike on Syria . Russia's deputy United Nations envoy, Vladimir Safronkov, said the draft resolution laid blame prior to an independent investigation. And the USA warned Russian Federation that it is only isolating itself with its continued support of Assad.
Military vehicles carry missiles with characters reading "Pukkuksong" during the military parade in North Korean marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung. The festivities take place amid concerns that North Korea is possibly preparing its sixth nuclear test in a decade or a rocket launch of significance, such as its first flight test of an ICBM.
President Trump said Wednesday he was dispatching national security adviser HR McMaster to Afghanistan "find out how we can make progress alongside our Afghan partners and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies". "The ironic thing is that Washington and Moscow both want the same endgame in Afghanistan - an end to the war, preferably through a reconciliation process - but they simply can't get on the same page about how to proceed", Kugelman said.
He said police still wanted to question four other suspects believed to be in North Korea. Malaysia expelled North Korea's ambassador for being "diplomatically rude", although Najib later said that ties with Pyongyang would not be severed, in a bid to calm relations.
Trump . The Senate Intelligence Committee also plans to interview Kushner as part of its investigation into ties between the Trump administration and Russian Federation, according to the Times . These officials said Bannon's influence has been overstated, pointing out that numerous president's ideas on trade, immigration and the economy were formed before Bannon joined the campaign.
Three hours later, another bomb went off in front of St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, killing another 17. Security has been tightened at churches across Egypt and Easter celebrations have been scaled back. Archbishop Becciu was making a reference to the pope's upcoming visit to Egypt , where he will spend a little more than a day in a meeting with the Egyptian President, the Grand Imam and the Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros.
New Zealand on Thursday braced for the tail wind of a cyclone as authorities evacuated seaside areas, closed schools and warned people to reconsider their Easter holiday plans. Many areas of the North Island were already sodden after the remnants of Australia's Cyclone Debbie hit last week, forcing the evacuation of all 1,600 residents in Edgecumbe when the Bay of Plenty township's main river burst its banks.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a chemical-weapons attack in Syria that provoked USA missile strikes on the Middle Eastern country may have been orchestrated. It was the eighth time that Russian Federation has used its veto power to block action directed at Damascus . The meeting comes amid growing tensions between USA and Russian Federation over the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Ahmadinejad had served as President of Iran for a consecutive eight years, beginning from 2005. So far, 126 candidates, including six women, have registered at the Iranian Interior Ministry. Analysts said Mr Ahmadinejad might be trying to put pressure on the Guardian Council not to disqualify Mr Baghaei, as it did with his former chief-of-staff in 2013.
Gov. Brownback will appoint a replacement state treasurer as Estes heads to Washington , D.C. All statewide offices will be on the 2018 ballot. Republicans survived quite a scare in Tuesday's special election in Kansas , the first major vote since Donald Trump's victory.
He has been identified as Jamil Tamimi, a 57-year-old Palestinian resident of Jerusalem's Ras al-Amoud neighborhood. Deeply saddened by the tragic death of a United Kingdom national in Jerusalem . Israeli leaders, including President Reuven Rivlin , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the opposition Isaac Herzog, and Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon all sent their condolences to Bladon's family.