A draft Russian-backed resolution on setting up a new body to investigate chemical attacks in Syria is now being discussed by the UN Security Council at the expert level, the council's chairman said on Thursday. They are "probably looking to deter any further employment - afraid that Assad is salami-slicing the USA threat to use force", Kofman said. Use of such widely deplored weapons comes with great risk for Assad, raising questions about why he would take the chance.
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Thursday briefed members of the Arab Peace Initiative Committee on the progress of the Arab ministerial delegation's efforts to counter the United States decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
Upcoming House cyber diplomacy hearing House panel schedules hearing on cyber diplomacy efforts United States adds Hamas leader to terror blacklist, imposes sanctions MORE said Thursday that the USA does not advocate for " regime change " in Venezuela, but speculated that the country's military could move to oust President Nicolás Maduro.
Chuba Ao and former Nagaland Home Minister Y. Patton. He added, "If BJP or any other party decide to go with the election that will amount to betrayal". Sources in the Nagaland BJP said the party convened a meeting early Wednesday, and after a three-hour long discussion, formed a team to rush to New Delhi on Thursday to make the Central leaders understand its predicament.
However, with the electoral outcome having gone in favour of the Left Alliance led by Oli, Swaraj's visit is being seen as an attempt to fix damage in bilateral relations, especially after Oli criticised India at home and at worldwide fora for the "blockade" for five months in 2015.
He and his groundhog wife, Phyllis, reside in their own zoo at the town library in Punsxutawney, Pa., where visitors can peer at them through an outside window. If not, we're in for an early spring. The rodent saw his shadow in 2017, which should have meant six more weeks of winter. Records dating to 1887 show Phil has now predicted more winter 103 times while forecasting an early spring just 18 times - including past year.
Capitec's shares were trading down 7.8% on Tuesday at 10:30, after earlier trading down 10%. Viceroy said its research showed that Capitec "is a loan shark with massively understated defaults masquerading as a community microfinance provider" and said the South African Reserve Bank and the Minister of Finance should immediately place the bank into curatorship.
That source said members "hit the deck". Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said the collision happened without warning, while many members were up and milling around on the train. The National Transportation Safety Board sent a team to investigate and would spend several days at the site, spokesman Earl Weener said. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th, and Rep.
Locust swarms do not pose any threat to Russian stadiums that will be hosting matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup , Alexei Sorokin, head of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) said on Thursday. Locusts love it where there is lots of green. Chekmaryov said that the locusts were a particular worry in the southern Russian regions, and that thousands of square miles were already contaminated by the crop-devouring insects.
The Crown Prosecution Service said Osborne "planned and carried out this attack because of his hatred of Muslims". The court heard during the trial that Osborne initially meant to drive the van into a Palestinian march in central London , where he hoped opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was.
Would she go for a cocktail dress, like the Self-Portrait number she wore to the Queen's Christmas luncheon? She has made the people of the West, her fans from the brilliant work that she has done in " Quantico " and "Baywatch" and there is no stopping for her.
He's a 59-year-old Republican state representative and retired Air Force intelligence officer running in the March 13 special election to replace Republican Tim Murphy, who resigned last year in a scandal. "Senator Joe Manchin has voted "no" time and again on the policies that West Virginia needs", Mr. Pence said . The train is now in Charlottesville, West Virginia.
Jaitley delivered his near-two hour budget speech , in Hindi and English, amid the thumping of desks by members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party . Rs 1,48,528 crore is the capital expenditure for the Indian Railways for 2018-19. Thus, it has partially fulfilled one of the wishes of the Indian automotive sector by extending a reduced 25% corporate tax to companies with up to Rs 250 crore revenue.
Union Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said it would perhaps take another six months for the scheme to be worked out and it may not be implemented for the entire financial year. "Accessibility and affordability can further be improved for the rural population", said Srivastava. "To enhance accessibility of quality medical education and health care, 24 new Government Medical Colleges and Hospitals will be set up, by up-grading existing district hospitals in the country", said Jaitley.
Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet passes near a U.S. Navy EP-3 spy plane over the Black Sea near Crimea, January 29, 2018. Moscow said the interception was not as risky as the USA claims. "The Russian fighter's maneuvers on January 29 were standard and absolutely legal and safe for the United States surveillance plane EP-3E", the Defense Ministry said.
Proud of each and every one of you. As per initial trends, Trinamool's Sunil Singh won by more than 63,000 votes over his nearest rival, Sandip Banerjee of the BJP in Noapara while in Uluberia, Trinamool's Sajda Ahamed, widow of MP Sultan Ahmed, was leading by more than 68,000 votes over Anupam Mallik of the BJP.
Under the headline Deal Done, The National declares that Scottish Green MSPs backed the minority SNP government's budget, agreeing to support the higher tax and spending plans in return for commitments on local council services, and public- sector pay.
Would you like to place a soccer bet? Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record fee of around £56 million on Wednesday's concluding day of business, with Olivier Giroud moving to Chelsea as part of a complicated transfer jigsaw.
Abbas renewed his adherence to the two-state solution and to the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital based on the 1967 borders, "so that Palestine and Israel can live in security and stability". And it's increasingly hard for people like me to explain to them the reasons why our support for Israel must persist. The U.S. president has already cut aid to a United Nations agency in charge of delivering aid to Palestinian refugees inside Palestine and in ...
A statement from Amtrak said the crash occurred at 11:20 a.m.in Crozet, Virginia. There are no reported injuries to passengers or crew members. She said local law enforcement is investigating the accident. "The train carrying GOP members to our retreat had a collision, but Rebecca and I are both okay", Byrne wrote . On the heels of WVIR's report that at least one person had died, the Washington Post caught up with outgoing Sen.
Highs climbed to 53 Monday afternoon, ahead of Arctic air, which was forecast to drop temperatures well below freezing overnight and this morning. A winter-weather advisory remains in effect until 10 a.m. Any snow activity should be gone by around 1 p.m.at the outside when temperatures approach the predicted high of about 35 degrees at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Police officers locked down Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles after a shooting occurred in a classroom. Aerial video from CNN affiliates showed police appearing to search students outside the building. The school is located to the west of downtown Los Angeles . A weapon was recovered, he said. A 30-year-old woman also sustained unspecified minor injuries but was not shot, AP reported.
Melania got out of the vehicle nearly immediately after Donald and trailed a few paces behind him, as she said hello to Barack and Michelle. "Never before do you get this gift, so I'm sort of like, 'OK, what am I supposed to do with this gift?'" Obama says, narrating as a clip of the exchange playing on a large screen behind her.
National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) spokesman Livhuwani Mammburu told African News Agency that the miners were trapped since Wednesday night after "the cage takes the workers to the surface stopped working because of a power failure". "We are experiencing some issues, but they [the miners] have all been accounted for", Wellsted said. "AMCU views this incident as extreme due to the sheer number of workers involved", it said in a statement.
A white men's college tennis player has been suspended after a black opponent tweeted that his on-court rival told him "at least I know my dad" during their weekend match. Spencer Brown (left) and John Wilson IV faced off in a tennis match Sunday when the alleged incident occurred. "Before I say anything further on Coach Lake, I really want to do a full review of this whole situation and go from there".
Let's get right to your money. According to documents released by the mayor's office and obtained by WKRN , over $30,000 had been spent on Barry and Forrest's travel expenses since January 2017, and questions were raised after the mayor's admission.
McMaster hopes the decision by many to stand on February 4 will show the world that the state of SC is committed to supporting the troops. McMaster also referenced the number of veterans that live in SC, and called the American flag "the greatest symbol of freedom the world has ever known".
The latest bill, which was introduced by Liberal lawmaker Mauril Bélanger before her death in 2016, must be approved by the governor general - the representative in Canada of the country's monarch Queen Elizabeth II - before it becomes law.
About 4.35 million shares traded. Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has risen 19.91% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.17% the S&P500. F. Lafferty. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. Pacific Crest maintained Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 16 by Nomura.
New York City-based photographer and performance artist Ventiko said she bought a ticket for her peacock so it would have its own seat on the flight from New Jersey to Los Angeles. Most airlines allow emotional support animals, but require passengers to submit paperwork and give at least 48 hours notice. According to an Instagram account run in the peacock's name, the bird and its owner spent six hours trying to board the flight, and eventually made alternative arrangements.
TheCable had reported that the ex-president would register as a member of the movement. In his remarks, Oyinlola said: "CNM is a necessity at this point in time when political parties and aspirants are warming up for political positions".
The White House has up to five days to decide whether the memo can be released - and whether portions should be withheld - after the House Intelligence Committee voted Monday to make it public. And in op-ed piece in the Washington Post , Schiff said Nunes had used an obscure rule to order the release of classified information for partisan political purposes and that this "crossed a risky line".
The Turkish military began a cross-border offensive against Kurdish militia group last month, regarding it as a terrorist organization. Multiple rockets have hit the Turkish border provinces of Hatay and Kilis and had already killed at least four people before Wednesday.
Kilic, jailed since June, is accused of being a member of a terrorist organization, an accusation the London-based group described as " baseless allegation for which the prosecution has yet to provide any concrete evidence that would stand up to scrutiny".