The prime minister said Dean Smith's bill could "serve the objective as being the first draft", while Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said it was "a good starting point" in need of changes to boost religious protections. While the proposed bill, sponsored by Liberal senator James Paterson, would legalise same-sex marriage, a number of attached exemptions would give wedding service providers, such as bakers and florists, the right to refuse gay couples.
The report stated that almost 376 "terrorists" were killed in fighting during the August attacks. He also didn't give any indication that he spoke to Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, about the conflict. Denmark has allocated an additional $5.2 million to the existing country programme which includes agricultural education, climate change adaptation and human rights support to the local people in Cox's Bazar.
The court officially began hearing of the NAB references today to record statements from witnesses including Securities and Exchange Commission Pakistan (SECP) officer Sidra Mansur and Federal Bureau Revenue's Jahangir Ahmad. On November 8, the court had formally indicted Sharif in three references as he was earlier indicted on October 19 and 20 in presence of his legal representative Zaafir Khan.
After intercepting a Riyadh bound missile last week that was sacked by the Houthi militia, Saudi Arabia tightened their embargo on Yemen , closing all air, land and sea ports with the aim of preventing the smuggling of any weapons into Yemen .
South Korea has relatively little seismic activity, compared with Japan to the east. Residents in the capital, more than 300 kilometres (186 miles) away, felt tremors and said their buildings shook. Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said the six nuclear reactors in Gyeongju, about 45 kilometers south of the epicenter, as well as other reactors on the southeastern coast are all functioning normally.
It was the first shooting in the Joint Security Area since 1984, but USA and South Korean forces did not return fire. His personal details and motive for defection are unknown and his exact medical condition is unclear. North Korea has remained silent on the issue, while no unusual activity has been detected at its border with the South where the soldier defected, the South's Unification Ministry said.
The accident, only the second rail collision in three decades, occurred near Joo Koon station in the western part of the city state Wednesday morning. The train, which comprised six carriages, had a full capacity of 1,800 passengers, 156 of whom were injured during the peak-hour collision. The eight lines were built by the LTA, a statutory board of the Government of Singapore , and the trains are operated by SMRT Corporation and SBS Transit.
In his inaugural speech at the highly fortified Cultural Centre in Manila , Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte talked about various challenges facing the region and identified terrorism and violent extremism as threats that "know no boundaries".
Online manipulation and propaganda played an important role in elections not only in the U.S., but in 17 other countries around the globe in the year ending May 31, according to the lastest Freedom of the Net report from Freedom House , a nonprofit organization that promotes democracy and civil liberties.
Senator on trial for federal corruption". Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., next year. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and others have given similar answers. The woman said that Moore sexually assaulted her in a locked vehicle when she was 16. She said he kissed her. Corfman said the two never had intercourse, but she told the Post that in a second meeting, he took off her trousers and shirt, and "guided her hand to touch him over his underwear".
If it is determined that Ellis' death is hazing related, charges could range from providing alcohol to a minor to manslaughter. Authorities said during a Tuesday news conference that it is still too early to tell if hazing played a role in Ellis' death.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions threw some cold water on increasing calls from the right for a second special counsel to investigate 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton . Listed among those issues was the sale of mining company Uranium One to Russian Federation and possible ties to The Clinton Foundation . "Why in 2016 did FBI Director James Comey call the Clinton Investigation a "matter", not an investigation?" "It would take a factual basis that meets the standards of the ...
A Senate questionnaire asked him about elements that might present potential conflicts of interest , including family members. She was interviewed by investigators recently about her detailed notes about conversations with Mr. Geyh says Talley's failure to do so, however, seems sloppy. So what do we know about Talley? "He is more than qualified to serve in the federal judiciary", Sanders said .
Trump spoke to reporters in the Philippines as he prepared to return to Washington after a almost two-week visit to Asia that included an earlier stop in Beijing. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier Tuesday that the players had been seen boarding a plane bound for LAX. They were released on bail over the weekend and could have been required to stay in China for more than a week.
This year, for $15, the company will send customers "six America-saving surprises right to your doorstep". A foul-mouthed card game has joined Democrats, environmentalists and immigrant advocates in fighting Donald Trump's proposed border wall .
A state Superior Court judge past year dismissed the suit, which was brought by relatives of nine people who were killed and one person who survived the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on December 14, 2012. Nine of those children's families argued Bushmaster's parent company, Remington Arms, specifically marketed a military-grade weapon to people who were likely to use it to kill.
In Friday's win, Bagley set the scoring record for a Duke freshman in a season opener with 25 points (Shavlik Randolph, 23 versus Army on November 12, 2002). Either way, this will be one of the best games of the season and could legitimately be a preview of the 2018 National Championship game. As we have seen in previous seasons, these are good games, that are a little sloppy at times .
Vijayan had come under fire from several quarters for protecting Chandy, much against the wishes of the other allies of the Left Front government. Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala said the verdict leaves no option for Chandy but to quit. He would have talks with CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan also. The state unit of NCP has sought the opinion of its national leadership, state president T.P.
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The fiery comments came even as Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it will begin reopening airports and seaports in Yemen - those in areas not controlled by the rebels - after days of closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh.
The chief said the incident stemmed from the execution of a search warrant on a suspect drug house in the 19000 block of Andover Street near Seven Mile, which is on the border of the department's 11th and 12th Precincts. DPD says they do plan on submitting the case to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office for review and evaluation of the conduct, and that possible charges could be assault and battery.
Many criticized the mainstream media for not reporting on the positive response Trump got in the country. President Trump, however, has called for increased pressure from the Russian Federation on North Korea, although he acknowledges that Russia does not work in a vacuum.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who has said Trump's threats to global rivals could put the country "on the path to World War III," began Tuesday's session warning of the inherent danger in a system where the president has "sole authority" to give launch orders there are "no way to revoke".
The GOP is "saying we can't afford to spend money, but we can afford to give rich people a huge tax break". I don't believe "populists" think it is more important to be able to prepare their taxes on a postcard if it means they are bumped into a higher, if compressed, tax bracket.
Addressing the issue will be complex and "at times uncomfortable", Speier said, as she applauded colleagues from both parties for supporting efforts to mandate sexual harassment training. Her bill also includes a survey of the current situation in Congress and an overhaul of the processes by which members and staffers file harassment complaints.
But more aid was still needed. Rouhani visited the city of Kermanshah and promised the government would move swiftly to help those left homeless by the disaster. About 30 Red Crescent teams were working in the natural disaster zone. Iranian Army helicopters were taking part in the relief effort. By Monday, officials said all the roads in Kermanshah province had been reopened.
Any attacks by the Islamic Jihad will elicit a strong response, not only against them, but also against Hamas. We are aware of ongoing efforts by the Palestine Islamic Jihad against Israel. He addressed by name the terror group's leader, Ramadan Shalah, and his deputy, Ziad Nakhaleh, who run the Gaza-based group from Damascus, and said they would be "held responsible" should Islamic Jihad attack Israel.
Mr Platt again asked the woman to get out, but she remained inside his vehicle until police arrived. Driver Shaun Platt detailed the incident on his Facebook page. "I'm not going to follow through on your cases; I know I promised you all I would". Image via social media. However, instead of taking her into custody, authorities reportedly gave her a ride home.
In a Facebook post , the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation explained that during a Russian mission to liberate the Syrian region of Abu Kamal, they uncovered "facts of direct cooperation and support provided by the US-led coalition to the ISIS terrorists".
Prosecutors involved with the bribery and money laundering case are now working out the details to an indictment for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a wealthy businessman whose collaborators have been tied to the notorious Panama Papers that reveal how the rich hide assets from tax collectors, cited by Haaretz .
And Jews were targeted in more than half the 1 538 crimes that were motivated by religion. Of the 124 incidents based on gender identity, 19 targeted gender non-conforming people, a decrease of 54 percent from 2015. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who drew questions during his confirmation hearings about his opposition to a 2009 federal hate crimes law as a senator from Alabama, said Monday that the government should continue to "aggressively prosecute" anyone who violates a person's civil ...
The meeting, the first of its kind, was held on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) forum in Manila. "We hope that South Korea will properly match its words with actions", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular press conference on October 31, noting that South Korea had agreed not to make further deployments of the missile shield.
The crew asked Air Traffic Control to clear the runway of the carcass so that the plane could return. Indigo Flight traveling from Vishakapatnam to Hyderabad, while take-off on the runway a Huge wild Boar or Gaint Hog suddenly came under the airlines.
Louis has since addressed the matter and many of his vital relationships have fell by the side in the aftermath. If Rebecca Corry could have done anything differently after her interaction with the now-disgraced comedian Louis C.K ., she told " Good Morning America " she would have spoken out sooner.
Venezuela's government said its plan to refinance some $60 billion in bonds was successfully underway, while a rating agency declared the nation in selective default over missed coupon payments. The sanctions also impose a ban on USA entities buying any new Venezuelan debt issues, complicating the government's debt restructuring plan. The agency said it acted after a 30-day grace period had passed on payments on two bonds.