But as small as the victory might ultimately be, the implications will likely be read as massive by the defeated party. Democrats see the race where $50 million has been spent - the most ever for a House race - as a referendum on Trump's policies and have unleashed an army of volunteers to get voters to the polls for Ossoff .
The change means the new Parliament won't break in the summer, giving significantly more time for committees to work, legislation to be scrutinised, and votes taken. The Queen's Speech - which lays out the laws that ministers want to pass in the coming year - is a major moment in the parliamentary diary. Labour accused the Government at the time of an "abuse of power" and said it was aimed exclusively at easing the passage of controversial legislation.
The Pentagon says the Syrian jet was downed "immediately" after it dropped bombs near fighters from the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, who had been holding a town west of Raqqa as part of an offensive against ISIS. air operations center in Qatar and Russian forces on the ground in Syria but added: "We'll work diplomatically and military in the coming hours to reestablish deconfliction".
Uddhav said he would take the final decision on Kovind's candidature after consultations with his colleagues on Tuesday. Harping on the party's pet names - RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and agro-scientist MS Swaminathan - Thackeray said Bhagwat was proposed as India is a Hindu nation, but the country has lost a good opportunity by ignoring him.
Video review causing confusion for Federation Internationale de Football Association in World Cup trials
More confusion was caused when Argentine referee Nestor Pitana called a review for unclear reasons after defender Cedric Soares's deflected shot in the 86th gave Portugal a 2-1 lead. Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Real after being accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the authorities of €14.7 million (US$16.5 million, RM17.4 million) in tax through offshore companies.
The driver reportedly smiled and waved at the crowds as he was taken away in a police cruiser. Witnesses said that man who died, a grandfather who lived on the nearby Six Acres estate but who has not yet been named, had just suffered a heart attack and was being resuscitated when the van struck.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson expressed confidence that talks on the terms of U.K.'s divorce from the European Union would lead to a "happy resolution" that will benefit both sides on the long run, said. May, whose future is uncertain after she lost her Conservative majority in an election this month, has insisted that trade talks start immediately and run in parallel.
Cuba's government slammed President Donald Trump for his "hostile rhetoric" during a speech Friday that it said took "a backward step in the relationship between the two countries". And deciding to unveil the policy in Miami suggests it will please the hardline Cuban exiles whose support Trump considered significant to winning Florida, and the presidency.
Mueller is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and any possible dealings Donald Trump's campaign, transition team, and administration may have had with officials of the Russian Federation. "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Vnesheconombank says that Gorkov's meeting with Kushner was to discuss real estate business, of which the president's son-in-law was the head.
The attacker, who is believed to have acted alone, struck as the area was busy with worshippers attending Ramadan night prayers at the mosque. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it was a "horrific terrorist attack " aimed at "innocent Londoners, many of whom were finishing prayers during the holy month of Ramadan".
New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 miles per hour in the evening. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. It will be partly sunny and in the upper-70s on Saturday .
There was no dispute over the Californians' ability to sue in their own state courts, but Bristol, which is incorporated in DE and conducted its Plavix business from NY and New Jersey, argued the nonresidents were a different story. The state Supreme Court's reasoning "is hard to square with our precedents", Alito wrote. Writing for the Supreme Court majority on Monday, Justice Samuel Alito said the California court was wrong to rule that it could hear the case "without identifying any ...
Community groups have said warnings about poor fire safety have always been ignored, and that in the aftermath of the disaster, officials had failed to immediately take care of those affected. Meanwhile, London mayor Sadiq Khan has said that high-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the deadly fire.
Varela went on to note that the USA and Panama face numerous same challenges in the region and "the idea of this visit is to work closely together". "The relationship has been very strong", he added. The Panama Canal , a waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, was completed by the U.S.in 1914 after 10 years of construction.
Saturday's $447.8 million prize means that six of the 10 largest Powerball jackpots ever have happened since the start of 2016. No one has won the jackpot since April 1, thus the reason for its large size. The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. Lottery site USAMega.com estimated the federal tax withholding on the figure if the $273.1 million lump sum was taken would be almost $68.28 million, ...
Duterte had not attended any public event since last Sunday, with his spokesmen saying the president was exhausted and resting. The Philippine government said Sunday that it would suspend offensives against communist guerrillas to reciprocate a similar plan by the insurgents and allow troops to focus on quelling a bloody siege by Islamic State group-aligned militants that has dragged on for almost a month in a southern city.
Scalise had been at "imminent risk of death" when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday, and he received many units of transfused blood, the doctor said. There were reports of death threats being called in to congressional Democrats and Republicans alike. The president's meaning was not entirely clear, but Trump went on to say that "Because of him and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - and he's having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought - our ...
This is at least the fifth trip to North Korea for the heavily pierced and tattooed former basketball star. FILE - In this February 29, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea .
But the video, released Thursday by Otto Warmbier's brother Austin Warmbier, has become incredibly important to his family. The doctors described Otto Warmbier as being in a state of " unresponsive wakefulness" but declined to discuss his outlook for improvement, saying such information would be kept confidential.
The death toll so far is the largest due to a wildfire in Portugal since 1966, when 25 soldiers were killed battling a forest blaze in the forest of Sintra, near Lisbon . Some 60 forest fires broke out on Saturday night across Portugal , killing at least 57 people and injuring at least 59 others. At least three villages near Pedrógão Grande were evacuated.
The job's contractor has said the work met all fire standards. He fought back tears as he told reporters about the scene inside the 24-storey tower in north Kensington. The latest figures from NHS England show that 17 patients are still being treated in four London hospitals. The police chief, who went inside the charred shell of the high-rise tower over the weekend, told reporters: "I've investigated major crime for most of my service and I've seen some awful things but I don't ...
In a statement Khan said , "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the bad attacks in Manchester , Westminster and London Bridge it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect".
Gulf Arab nations, with the exception of Kuwait and Oman, acted because of Qatar's longtime support for militant Islamist groups such as Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood , as well as the nation's ties with regional rival Iran . While it said the US grieved and prayed for the victims, it said countries that sponsor terrorism "risk falling victim to the evil they promote". "We know you are stronger together", Tillerson said of the nations.
Police said that one man had been arrested at the scene and that no further suspects had been identified. "Today we come together - as we have done before - to condemn this act and to state once again that hatred and evil of this kind will never succeed ", she said.
The incident is being investigated as a terrorist attack and has been referred to as such by UK Prime Minister Theresa May . Police say in a statement that a worshipper was receiving first aid outside the mosque at the time of the attack.
Rosenstein of course is responsible for appointing Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the Russian Federation collusion charges. He must convince the entire world that the story printed in The Washington Post that alleges Donald Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice is false, all while the half-wit that he's representing is tweeting shit like this.
May has already been criticized for her attempts to get as close as possible to Trump, including holding his hand as the two of them walked through the White House in January. However, Khan is stressing that policy divisions are harmful and should be acknowledged, yet he pays lip service to the " special relationship " between the US and England, which stands firm even while Trump's acting like a persistent, insult-tossing mosquito.
Another neighbour, Khadijeh Sherizi, said Osborne was a father and lived with his family in the house next door. The Finsbury Park Mosque said the van "deliberately mowed down Muslim men and women leaving late evening prayers" at the mosque and the nearby Muslim Welfare House shortly after midnight.
Adil Rana, 24, who was outside Finsbury Park Mosque when the attack happened, said the imam moved quickly to de-escalate the situation. A forensic tent, center, stands next to a van, in white, at Finsbury Park in north London after the vehicle struck pedestrians Monday, June 19, 2017 .
India had to chase 339 runs by were unsuccessful after relinquishing crucial wickets in the match. While 22 players battle it out on the pitch, there's hardly anything that helps calm the fans; both raring to go at each other at every instant.
According to police officials, the suspect was subsequently injured in an apparent clash with police. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The bomb squad arrived at the scene and an explosives-detecting robot has been pictured inspecting the attacker's dead body. He said the attacker appeared to have acted deliberately.
I'll be in Miami with the president of the United States who's going to be announcing strategic, targeted changes in U.S. Policy toward Cuba . Similar to past administrations, the Trump Administration believes its initiatives can lead to free elections, direct pay for Cuban workers, freedom for political prisoners, among others results.
The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the Islamic State group in its stronghold of Raqqa is gaining ground.
Kennedy Airport, the spokesperson demanded an official apology from the USA over the "illegal and heinous act of provocation". In a recent report, Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency accused U.S. It also said the purported Friday incident "clearly shows that the USA is a felonious and lawless gangster state". "The package in question had no diplomatic protection from inspection", said DHS spokesperson David Lapan in an e-mailed statement to International Business Times Monday.
Out of the 21 seats lost by the SNP, 12 went to the Conservatives - the party's best general election result in Scotland since 1983. The Conservatives are aiming to make gains in areas including the Borders and North East Scotland - with the SNP's depute leader Angus Robertson in Moray among the big hitters the party hopes to topple.