Then, at 15, Ledecky claimed a surprise Olympic gold in the longer race. It was hard to take your eyes off her and notice the others in the pool, such is the command of this one swimmer in this one race. "So to get out there felt so good - just get in the water and race again". She struggled mightily at the USA trials, qualifying for the team in only two individual events and one relay - a far cry from her seven-event program at the London Games.
Only males can inherit the Chrysanthemum Throne, which after Naruhito would pass to his brother, Prince Akishino and then to nine-year-old nephew Hisahito. His elder son Crown Prince Naruhito is the likely successor. Careful to avoid discussing specific ideas to revise the current Imperial succession system, the emperor questioned whether he can properly fulfill his public duties as the symbol of the state at his advanced age.
Inflation is a long way below the double digit levels prevailing when Rajan was appointed in 2013, but at 5.77 percent in June, it was near the top of the RBI's 2-6 percent range, and above the near-term target of 5 percent by March next year.
In an appeal to unemployed steel workers, miners and other blue collar workers whom Trump hopes to win over in Rust Belt states, the GOP nominee also vowed to end federal regulations that have throttled coal plants and eliminated jobs. "He wants to basically just repackage trickle-down economics". Trump's rough week took its toll in opinion polls. A Washington Post-ABC News poll released on Sunday gave his Clinton an eight-point lead, 50 percent to 42 percent.
Belgian prosecutors said on Sunday that the man, whose initials were givenas K.B, was already known to police. Charleroi police confirmed the attacker was killed and that the two injured policewomen were out of danger, though both were placed in an induced coma.
The unidentified murder suspect is a 19-year-old Norwegian national of Somali descent. Police have said there was no evidence the attack was terrorism related. In a city with vivid memories of the July 7, 2005, attacks on public transport - two of which struck near Russell Square - she immediately suspected that an attack had occurred.
The comments came after Khizr Khan criticized Trump for suggesting to freeze the entry of foreign Muslims into the USA and accused him of making no sacrifices for his country during the Democratic National Convention last week. We believed in American democracy; that with hard work and goodness of this country, we could share in and contribute to its blessings. There are dozens of things Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump might have said in reply to the accusation put to him ...
It brought together a wide and makeshift coalition that involved members of the Gulen community, hard-line secularist nationalist officers, opportunists who were looking for personal gain, as well as officers who were caught up because they couldn't say no to their superiors or colleagues".
Doesn't the prime minister know how a man with his 14-year-old teenaged son was beaten to death and their dead bodies hanged to a tree for days by cow protectors in Jharkhand? The Prime Minister said GST would also help bring in real time data, as its strength was in technology.
However, a lot of passengers are seen scrambling to grab their bags first rather than escaping from the plane during an emergency situation. The operator of Dubai International Airport, which suspended flights following the incident, said departures resumed some six hours later.
The cleric denied involvement in the failed coup when he met with reporters July 18 at his compound in the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania. They will focus on improving cooperation in two main areas: the effort to find a shared and joint solution to the Syria crisis, and in business and energy, including a full resumption of tourism from Russian Federation to Turkey, trade, and construction projects that were halted during a monthslong spat between the two nations.
Federal transportation authorities said the area had received a month's worth of rain in 24 hours. The second worst is the situation in the coastal state of Veracruz where 11 people perished in mudslides, the newspaper said, adding that a total of 2,141 houses were affected in the state.
A power outage at an Atlanta facility at around 2:30 a.m. local time initiated a cascading meltdown, according to the airline, which is also based in Atlanta. "They gave passengers information they need to connect them on flights throughout the day and provided food and beverages because many of them were stranded".
This system will be incredibly slow moving, nearly stationary, which is the major cause for concern when it comes to the flooding in Florida, but it also means that there won't be anything to clear us out of our pattern either. In my last article, we discussed how the heat across the Southeast and warmer than normal Gulf of Mexico water temperatures (89-92 degrees) could possibly have an effect on increasing the threat of hurricanes this season.
Kumar had informed the court that in view of the improving situation, curfew had been lifted from most parts of Valley on July 30 and curfew was in force only in certain areas of three districts in the Valley. It has been a month of unrests in the Kashmir Valley and on Sunday, with still no signs of respite, the government is reported to have chose to assign the Army a "bigger and more useful" role in resolving the crisis triggered by the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahedin commander Burhan ...
Pistorius was checked by the prison's medical staff, then taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated under heavy guard then returned to prison on Saturday evening. Pistorius was returned to his cell on Saturday and an investigation is now under way. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt. As a policy principle, we can not further discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain", Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) - It was 2012 all over again for the Americans on Monday in the Rio Games. Two members of the USA men's team qualified for the all-around finals, and one of the two is former Oklahoma gymnast and All-American Chris Brooks, who finished 19th in the qualifying round on Saturday.
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 8 percentage points - doubling her lead from a month ago in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll . The Susquehanna Polling & Research survey released Monday shows Clinton would receive 47 percent of the vote and Trump would get 37 percent if the election were held today.
When questioned about the identity of the perpetrators, Sonowal said , "evidences show NDFB (Songbijit) is involved". He said one gunman was killed by security forces and troops are pursuing five others who fled. Three additional companies of Central armed paramilitary forces (CAPF) have been deployed in Kokrajhar to stop recurrence of violence. The forces have pressed into service special troops, tracker dogs and other equipment.
After the 2016 GOP convention, Donald Trump received a bump of approximately four points, sending him ahead of Clinton in national polls . "It's a conversation about how to make America great again for everyone and, especially, and I say especially, for those who have the very least", Trump said.
As he spoke on national television, four women stood up in front of him, silently facing the crowd and holding signs that appeared to refer to his acquittal for rape in 2006. Before this election, the ANC had never lost a major black-majority municipality. Zuma spoke as vote tallies showed the ANC losing control of the capital, Pretoria, and its majority in the country's largest city and economic centre, Johannesburg .
When GOP nominee Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president in June 2015, one crucial aspect of his platform was his stance on immigration. The statement came after The Post on Sunday and Monday exclusively published nude photos of Trump, which seemed to place her in the USA in 1995 - a year before she has said she first arrived in the states.
Even beating Nevada's option of "none of these candidates" - a protest vote - is a challenge for the party. During his two terms as governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003, he balanced the state budget, vetoing more than 700 bills - a state record - in an effort to curb spending and cut taxes.
She said the cow vigilante groups were only active in states ruled by the BJP. For the BJP more than any other party, broadening the social base calls for more radical social policies than the Congress or the pseudo-Left. Critics say killings in the name of protecting cows, considered sacred by India's Hindu majority, have increased since the nationalist premier won power in 2014.
Since his Aam Aadmi Party came to power previous year, Kejriwal has been in a bitter row with the Centre and its representative, Najeeb Jung, the Lieutenant Governor, over who is the ultimate boss of Delhi, which is not a full state. This was revealed in an RTI reply filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Harish Khurana, citing the response he received from the Chief Minister's office, Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.
The battle for Aleppo has taken some unexpected twists in the past 48 hours, as the Assad regime and rebels battle for control of Syria's biggest prewar city. Around 300,000 people were trapped, according to the United Nations. Syrian civil defense volunteers, known as the White Helmets, gather in a street in Aleppo on August 6, 2016, in celebrations after rebels said they have broken a 3-week government siege on Syria's second city.
Most of the victims are believed to be lawyers, who had gathered to mourn the death of their colleague. "The death toll has risen to 70 and there are 112 injured", the head of the provincial health department, Dr Masood Nausherwani, told reporters Monday.
It is not clear who made the alleged comments, or when, but it is believed to have been made in response to Ken Livingstone being approached by John Mann MP, the chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Committee on Anti-Semitism, in light of the former mayor's comments that "Hitler was a Zionist".
On Thursday, 50 days after Mohamed El-Halabi was detained at Israel's Ashdod port, Israeli intelligence services announced that El-Halabi funnelled $7.2 million from the charity to Hamas. Australia has paid World Vision approximately A$5.7 million ($4.35 million) over the past three financial years for the provision of aid in the Palestinian Territories, a DFAT spokesman said.
Following Delhi High court's ruling in favour of the Lieutenant-Governor in the Delhi Government's turf war for the reins of the national Capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is set to feel the first jab as Najeeb Jung on Monday directed the heads of all departments to "review" orders and "identify" files for which his approval was required but was not taken by the AAP Government.
Akihito pointed out he was speaking in his personal capacity, and not as the emperor. Sources leaked the possibility to Japanese media nearly four weeks ago, which set the stage for Monday's address. Akihito took the throne at age 55. Then, last month, NHK reported that he wanted to abdicate, although the Imperial Household Agency denied the report.
But Super PACs such as Our Principles PAC and pro-Clinton Priorities USA Action have raised $16.35 million and $30 million, respectively, to defeat Trump. He also pledged to work with the very party leaders he had earlier dismissed as Washington's ineffective establishment figures. Donald Trump is focusing his economic message on boosting jobs and making the country more competitive on a global stage by cutting business taxes, reducing regulations and increasing domestic energy ...
The 31-year-old backpacker from China, who spoke neither German nor English, said he had wanted to report his wallet missing to police in the southwestern city of Heidelberg, a popular tourist haunt. Comments translated to messages like "I wish to go walking in Italy" ultimately made officials realize their error. "Especially during the refugee crisis I've seen how much red tape we have".
Four years after setting up the gold standard in Beijing, Bindra crashed to a 16th place finish in 2012 London , but this time the shooter from Zirakpur, who is known to pay minute attention to details, has created Rio-like settings at his home.
Pakistan , set a huge target of 343 for victory after England declared on 445 for six early on Sunday's final day, were dismissed for 201. Left-hander Ali struck the next ball for six as well, this time over long-on. Finn, who has faced criticism for his performances this summer, led the way by taking the vital wickets of Misbah-ul-Haq - his first wicket in 414 balls this series - and Sami Aslam.