National Basketball Association apologizes after listing 'Palestine - occupied territory' on website
The deal recognizes the PA as a political body and bars Israeli entities in Judea and Samaria, eastern Jerusalem , and the Golan Heights from receiving funding and participating in the program. " It was written by a third party ", NBA Executive Vice President of Communications Michael Bass said, noting that the initial phrasing was " not [their] stance ." .
A fire broke out at a 12-storey building in Manchester on Saturday, with the fire department asking people nearby to "avoid the area if possible and keep windows and doors shut". Footage shared on social media shows thick, black smoke billowing from the tower. A witness told the Manchester Evening News : "It looks like a very big fire".
A 3-year-old boy fiddling with a stove ignited the raging inferno that killed a dozen people, including four kids under the age of 7, inside a Bronx apartment building, officials said. Young lived in the basement but had gone upstairs to visit Stewart-Francis in her fifth-floor apartment, said Young's boyfriend, Kenyon George. It was the deadliest fire in the city since an arsonist torched a Bronx nightclub in 1990, killing 87 people inside the venue that did not have fire exits, alarms or ...
In an interview with the Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung daily, Wendt was quoted Saturday as saying the move appeared to ignore the "political dimension" in Germany, two years after hundreds of women reported being sexually assaulted or robbed during New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne.
Petersburg on Wednesday evening. "The attack that targeted a shopping center in Saint Petersburg the day before yesterday was carried out by an Islamic State-linked group", IS said in a statement via its propaganda agency Amaq. Putin's 2015 decision to intervene in Syria militarily on the side of President Bashar al-Assad has made Russian Federation a priority target for IS.
Shahin Gobadi, a spokesman for the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran - which considers itself a government in exile - said he believes the protests show a "desire for regime change". Similar protests were reportedly held in the western provinces of Kermanshah and Lorestan on Friday. However, video footage showed police using water cannons to keep the crowd at bay.
Video of the incident shows New York Police officer Daniel Pantaleo tackling Garner from behind and taking him to the ground using a department-banned chokehold. Both deaths were at the hands of local police forces and in both instances, charges were not laid for the deaths. In 2016, Erica Garner endorsed Bernie Sanders for president and was the focus of a video ad for the candidate.
We have done enough and we can not do anymore for anyone. On US threats of unilateral action, he said: "What kind of friends or allies are we, that notices are being given, Pakistan can not compromise on its prestige and integrity". USA officials have long expressed frustration with Pakistan, accusing the government of being slow to stamp out terrorist networks. "The army took the situation in Balochistan into account and the army chief presented the Khushal Balochistan programme on ...
President Donald Trump directed the agency to prioritize the deportation of undocumented immigrants with convictions on their records. "While the federal government continues to target immigrants and threatens to tear families apart with deportation, these actions take a critical step toward a more just, more fair and more compassionate NY", he announced.
In the 94th legislative district, Republican incumbent David Yancey appeared to beat Democratic challenger Shelly Simonds by 10 votes. A lot is at stake for Republicans. "If you don't organize on the first day, it makes it very hard to carry through with those functions that are very important", said Cox, who stands to become the next speaker of the House if Republicans hold the majority.
Meanwhile, Pope Francis (3 percent), Elon Musk (2 percent), Bernie Sanders (1 percent), and the Dalai Lama (1 percent) also registered. Nine percent of those polled said Clinton was their most admired woman followed by former US First Lady Michelle Obama with seven percent and talk show host Oprah Winfrey with four percent.
Reducing chief minister Mukul Sangma's government to a minority, five of the Congress' 30 legislators in the north-eastern state resigned on Friday. Three other MLAs, including one from UDP and two independents, also resigned from the state legislature to join NPP.
The victims - Brandi Mells , 22, Shanta Myers , 36, and Myers' children Shanise, 5, and Jeremiah, 11 - were found dead in a basement apartment on Tuesday in what police called a "horrific" homicide that shook the upstate NY city. Smith said his little brother, known as "JJ", was like his shadow. He told reporters he was horrified by what had happened in what he called a quiet neighborhood of families who are "trying to make Troy better, and they're trying to make this capital region ...
Islamist militants have claimed several attacks on Egypt's large Christian minority in recent years, including two bomb attacks on Palm Sunday in April and a blast at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral last December that killed 28 people. Five people were wounded, including another police officer, health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said. Samir Gerges, a witness to Friday's church attack, said people inside the church closed the gates when the shooting began but that some bullets ...
The shift in attack rates from the group that has led the insurgency for almost two decades to Isis, which is relatively new, was once "unimaginable", Osman said. He called on the Afghan government and people and also the regional countries to raise awareness and maintain unity to counter terrorists. His plea echoed growing anger at the government in the wake of Thursday's bloodshed, in which multiple blasts by the Daesh group at a cultural centre in Kabul also left more than 80 wounded.
One of the assailants was shot dead, while the other fled, according to initial reports . As security forces have become more hard to target, it has increasingly attacked civilians instead.The latest attack comes a day after six Egyptian soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in the Sinai.
He is yet to take charge of the portfolios alloted to him, with a source in the BJP saying he has conveyed his displeasure to the party leadership over the departments allotted to him. Further explaining the offer that he spoke of as "us", the Patidar rights activist added, "I will speak with Congress to accommodate him appropriately, such that his stature is maintained (sic)".
They said the new law should have also banned the practice of polygamy among Muslim men which, they said, was "more worse than triple talaq ". Convener of our legal committee has also suggested that it can be challenged in the court. It is the big boost for BJP who is supporting the ban on triple talaq when the Supreme Court banned it by 3:2 majority in August. Representing All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB), advocate said that the people are disappointed over the bill ...
India criticised Palestine on Friday for its ambassador in Pakistan sharing a platform with Jamaatud Dawa/Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed at a rally in Rawalpindi. The development came as a backstabbing act after India voted in favour of a United Nations resolution to denounce Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
The string of amendments moves toward at a time when an explosion moved up and down in a supermarket in St Petersburg on Wednesday, injuring 10 people. Russian media reported earlier this month that the Federal Security Service had detained seven members of an Islamic State cell who had been planning the attack.
Moore has sued citing voter fraud in his December 12 defeat by Democrat Doug Jones . The state of Alabama published the names of 23,000 write-in candidates who were voted in to potentially take over Jeff Sessions' seat in the Senate after he vacated to become the United States Attorney General.
The Lighthouse Winmore is one of 10 ships the USA has asked the Security Council to blacklist for violating sanctions against North Korea. "We never allow Chinese companies and citizens to violate the resolutions". Even though the Sam Jong 2 was not among the four banned vessels, it appears on a list of six other ships suspected of transporting illicit cargo, along with the Lighthouse Winmore .
Of the 2,800 emails the State Department released Friday, only a few were classified . The emails, sent and received by Abedin while Clinton was secretary of state, * a class="tpstyle" href="https://foia.state.gov/Search/results.aspx?searchText=*&beginDate=&endDate=&publishedBeginDate=20171229&publishedEndDate=20171229&caseNumber" target="_blank" *were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by Judicial Watch .
Since November 2016, metro Dalton has posted 400 new jobs, a 0.6 percent growth rate. "But payrolls overall have increased by about a half-percent over the year to date, which is an additional 23,900 jobs". The number of employed residents rose by 86 to 42,015. From November a year ago, the number of employed residents was up by 88,584. Meanwhile, unemployment insurance claims increased slightly.
Sarah Anderson, associate veterinarian, MedVet Toledo, said. Upon arrival, the officer said he found a short-haired beagle shivering in a dog house without access to water or food. "I wasn't staying there, but I was going back and forth feeding them", he said. He said he didn't know how one dog got outside. "I don't know how they would have got out", he added.
On Wednesday, Samantha Grant took to Twitter to defend Markle's "large family". "Our household was very normal and when dad and Doria divorced, we all made it so it was like she had two houses". It is therefore unclear whether or not Grant will be in attendance when her sister marries the prince in May 2018. Reports have stated that Grant and Markle were estranged for a while and since the news of the engagement between Markle and the Prince broke, Grant has been ...
Bernice Kekona, 75, died three months after the fall that left her badly injured. Video captured the moment that Bernice Kekona, seat-belted to her power wheelchair, tumbled and crashed down an escalator, landing near the bottom with the heavy chair on top of her.
Though it originally was scheduled to last until noon on Thursday, the National Weather Service extended the advisory to Thursday night as well. A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect for a large swath of Southeast Michigan this morning, where some spots could see readings of 22 below zero.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying denied that Chinese ships were found trading oil to North Korea. Hua said authorities investigated a report a Chinese ship transferred oil to a North Korean ship at sea in October, a step prohibited by the sanctions, and concluded the report was false.
While they have found multiple casualties, the police said that they longer considered it to be an active shooting scene. 12/29/16 3:35PM | Police are now investigating a shooting at a business in Bixby Knolls that left multiple people injured.
Livingston said a 28-year-old man was shot as he came to the front door, but that when officers got inside the house, they didn't find anyone with gunshot wounds.The man died at a hospital. He said a 28-year-old man was shot as he came to the front door. "That was the information we were working off of". Andrew appears to be uninvolved with the altercation as his family claimed he didn't play video games .
The items used for the trap included two chairs, one high chair, blue tape, a shower-type rod, electrical cords and wiring (some cut from a bedroom salt rock lamp) and a battery charger with clamps, the report said. "Thankfully this man was found and taken into custody before he could cause the harm he intended". The investigation is ongoing and the sheriff's office noted that additional charges are pending.
She then attempted to back up and struck a patrol unit . Our officers at that point initiated a felony stop at 3:40 a.m.at Alden and Merlin in Frisco. He is charged with violating his parole. The Greenville Police Department is investigating the Thursday afternoon shooting death of a child. Officers checked the area out, but didn't find anything.
For more information on each hike, such as start times, hover over the map's icons, above. "Anyone who wants to kick off 2018 in a fun, healthy way outdoors can do so with a First-Day Hike at one of our 36 hosting parks", said Ben Ellis, director of Missouri State Parks.
Mega Millions and Powerball are offering Georgia Lottery players two very large jackpots totaling almost $700 million dollars. Players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play. The last victor was on October 13, when two tickets split a $43 million jackpot. For either to land in the U.S.'s top 10 jackpots, they would have to surpass the $448.4 million Powerball prize shared by two winners back in August 2013.