Many top Republicans, including Trump , claim the money was a ransom payment. The Republican nominee had claimed at rallies twice this week that such a video existed, saying in ME on Thursday that it was provided by Iranians "to embarrass our president because we have a president who's incompetent".
He added: "We bowled pretty well". Vince's sharpness in the field was not matched by his team-mates, with Azhar twice being dropped before reaching his hundred. Another cover-drive, this time off Finn for three, saw Azhar complete a 129-ball fifty, including six fours, in almost three hours at the crease.
Around 50.5 million Thais out of the total population of 65 million are eligible to vote in this referendum on two questions on their ballots, the first one on their opinion on the constitution, and the second on whether they wanted 250 senators picked by the current junta, or the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), to have power to elect a prime minister along with 500 elected members of House of Representatives.
A prison service spokesman said the injuries were "minor" and that he had been returned to prison after Saturday's incident. Further investigation and inquiries regarding his injuries are underway as prison officials said Saturday. Pistorious served an initial one-year sentence for manslaughter, although the conviction was later overturned and he was then convicted of murder. Model Reeva was repeatedly shot through a bathroom door in Pistorius' flat on Valentine's Day.
At a rally Friday evening in Green Bay, Wis ., Trump appeared uneasy as he read prepared remarks endorsing Ryan , but he grinned and flashed two thumbs up as the crowd cheered. "We're talking about jobs, and Donald Trump is basically shadowboxing with every enemy he can think of instead of talking about what Americans want to talk about", he said.
In July, Comey said FBI investigators found that 113 emails from Clinton's server contained classified information that had been secret at the time it was sent or received. WALLACE: Congressman, Comey directly contradicted what Clinton had been telling the American people for a year. "She is such a weak candidate that one would think that we would be on offense against Hillary Clinton , and it is distressing that that's not what we're talking about these days".
Man-of-the-match Ali, who earlier on Sunday struck a quickfire 86 not out - his second fifty of the match - sealed England's win when the off-spinner caught and bowled Sohail Khan. "If we become number one there, that's fantastic - but it will be a bit of an irrelevance, because this side has still got much further to go". "Everyone responded, and I think this side might have just toughened up a little bit", said Cook.
Jeni Stepien was unable to hold back tears when she embraced Arthur Thomas for the first time Friday and felt her father's heart beating inside him, Pittsburgh TV station KDKA reported . It was a meeting filled with emotion for Jeni, and the entire Stepien family. UPDATE: Watch Jeni walk down the aisle on the big day . "It's like everybody's here", Jeni said.
In a confusing series of events shortly before his repatriation to Tehran, three separate videos emerged appearing to show Amiri claiming either that he was abducted by United States agents, had come freely to study, or that his life was in danger and he wanted to return to Iran.
Top executives of mining firms face arrest if they defy the closure order issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, President Duterte said yesterday. Human Rights Watch urged the United Nations and other worldwide bodies to condemn the surge in killings in a letter released on Tuesday , which was signed by more than 300 organizations.
His comments come at a time when the NDA government is facing flak over incidents of violence against Dalits and Muslims by cow vigilantes in various states including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Deprecating those who try to make political currency out of such issues, the PM said attempts to politicise issues would only aggravate the problem. Pooja Shakun Pandey, Hindu Mahasabha chief in Aligarh, said: "Modi should tell people who run shops in the name of cow protection?" "They ...
For months now, there has been talk in Republican circles of the inevitable Trump "pivot" in which Donald Trump would begin behaving like a traditional candidate. In the Clinton camp, Senator Tim Kaine spoke at a Democratic rally in Milwaukee, criticizing Trump's inability to focus on important issues. Right now, Trump is making Hillary Clinton's job too easy.
It also gives a behind the scenes look at preparation for her Las Vegas Infinity show, and her recent tour. But the 47-year-old ensured she made her feelings about the series crystal clear at the NBCUniversal TCA panel on Wednesday. Mariah's World will be a limited episode docu-series with only eight chances for viewers to see inside the singer's life. But she stressed that, above all , she's just trying to be a nice person.
He told the audience: "There is no good or bad terrorism". "It would be hard for me at this moment to answer whether there is a convention of (allowing) coverage or not, or whether it was done deliberately", Singh said. However, Singh's speech during the meet was blacked out. Singh said that strongest action should be initiated not only against terrorists but also against organizations, individuals and nations supporting terror.
The Observatory's Abdel Rahman said the route into eastern districts was open only to fighters and was still not secure enough to evacuate civilians from the area. A live Syrian state TV report from the outskirts of the artillery base in Ramousah, in southwest Aleppo, broadcast the sound of gunfire, explosions and warplanes flying over.
It was very pleasing to see our members engage in such a friendly and well mannered debate. "I think it is fair to assume that most of the astonishing number of members who have recently joined wish to vote for Corbyn", she said. It is assumed he means the party has to unite behind him rather than Corbyn to avoid a split, which could be catastrophic for the party. Earlier, Mr Smith warned that victory for Mr Corbyn could spell the end for Labour.
Still, the government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a retired army general, used its sweeping powers to ban political rallies, independent campaigns against the draft constitution and virtually no debates on it. Analysts say the constitution will allow the military to maintain power in future without the need to stage coups, of which Thailand has seen 12 since 1932.
Giving the information that Lok Sabha will take up the GST Bill on Monday, a senior Union minister said that the measure is likely to be passed the same day. Now it has to go back to the Lower House for incorporating the amendments approved by Rajya Sabha. While many state governments are of the view that the GST rate should be around 22 per cent to protect their revenue requirements, experts believe an ideal rate should be around 18 per cent that will bring down product prices and ensure ...
Russell Knox of Scotland held on for a one-stroke victory at 14-under-par 266 on Sunday to claim the 2016 Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands. "I said to my caddie Bradley, it's never easy". "But the fact that I did it three years ago, you know, in the back of my mind I've got 11-under through 12; I've got six holes to play".
Diana Waissel said that she had been anxious about her daughter having to be in the house with someone who would express those views. Renee said she had been told by an unnamed former Central Intelligence Agency agent that "they gave it (Aids) to kill off third world countries", which Biggins agreed with, stating he thought it was "man-made".
The prime minister's comments came at a time when NDA government and especially the BJP is facing a lot of flak over incidents of violence against Dalits and Muslims by cow vigilantes in various states including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
Even after his own staff was telling news outlets that Trump was mistaken he was repeating the claim. "They want to embarrass our president", he said at a ME rally. It (the video) doesn't exist. We don't pay for hostages. Still, it's also obvious that all three negotiations didn't happen in a vacuum. That happened around the time American hostages were freed from Tehran.
He reversed course and endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan for re-election on Friday, pledging to work with Republican Party leaders. "The good thing about a principal-run campaign is you want the authenticity - the bad thing is he doesn't know what the hell he's doing", said Washington GOP consultant John Feehery.
Syrian rebels Sunday broke a three-week government hold on the embattled city of Aleppo, a major military setback for forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. "Now I'm more optimistic after the Army of Conquest's advance". "Food is already getting more expensive and the coming days risk being very hard", he added.
Opposition groups breached the Syrian government siege on opposition neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo, marking a major military breakthrough that prompted an intense airstrike campaign Sunday, the opposition, residents and pro-government media reported.
A spokeswoman for the Pistorius family said she had no comment at this stage. Pistorius denied he had tried to kill himself, the spokesman said. She was hit in the head, hip and arm. His five-year jail term was later increased to six-year after his initial manslaughter allegation was changed to murder by the supreme court in December.
President Obama continued to commute the sentences of USA prisoners at a record rate, adding 214 more names to a list that has grown to 562. Sixty-seven of the prisoners whose sentences were commuted on Tuesday were serving life sentences , mostly for nonviolent drug crimes, Eggleston says.
Officials also told the Associated Press in 2010 that Amiri was paid $5 million for information about Iran's nuclear program, but left the USA without the money. "We like all convicts to repent and reform". It appears he is referring to the scientist just hours before he showed up at the Iranian interests section of the Pakistani Embassy in Washington D.C., demanding he be sent home.
Austria had summoned Turkey's ambassador on July 21 to explain Ankara's links to demonstrations in the country in support of Erdogan. "I don't think it would be helpful if we were to unilaterally end negotiations with Turkey", he said, adding that such decisions can only be made with unanimity from all member states.
Police block the area near the spot of attack at a market in Kokrajhar District, Indian northeastern state of Assam , on August 5, 2016 . The Army killed one of the attackers the same day. Reacting to the firing, union home minister Rajnath Singh tweeted that he spoke to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and that he is closely monitoring the situation.
Finally, Clinton is ahead by 2 points in Nevada , 43 to 41 percent, where she's doing well with Latino voters, but Trump is having luck with older whites. Reince Priebus, chairman of the party, attempted to recruit Trump's children to stage an "intervention" to change his mind. Finally, FiveThirtyEight's polls-plus forecast predicts Clinton will win by roughly 4 percentage points on the presidential election of November 8.
The opening ceremony was decidedly simple and low-tech, a reflection of Brazil's tough economic times. Before the 206 competing nations, plus one refugee team, paraded into the stadium, Brazil showed off some of its musical riches, with a much-loved samba singer, Zeca Pagodinho.
Thais have begun voting in a referendum on a new constitution that could prolong a military rule and entrench a new system that gives vast powers to appointed officials. With many unaware of the details of what would be the nation's 20th constitution since 1932 and the fifth in the past decade, the referendum for many has become an opportunity to express their support or opposition to the junta.
It was Hosszu who smashed a world record. It also marked Ledecky's second medal in two days; she earned silver Saturday night as part of the women's 4x100 free relay. The Americans are eager for gold after getting shut out on the first night of swimming, settling for three silvers. And this came even with Ledecky taking what she termed a "lackadaisical" final stroke - which may have cost her a shot at the record.
The main Facebook page of the Syrian opposition read , "Aleppo created a myth yesterday, and the battle over it entered to the history and to the curriculum of military colleges all over the world". Meanwhile, almost all of the strategic northern city of Manbij, in Aleppo province, has been seized by US-backed militias after a more than a two-months' long offensive against ISIS militants, the observatory and a military official said.