The president "has a pretty persuasive case to make", the spokesman said. It also allows Americans to direct financial damage claims against those who funded the attacks. Saudi Arabia has also lobbied against the bill. Under this, a president can defeat a bill just by holding onto it until Congress is out of session.
As part of the agreement reached between the United States and Russian Federation regarding the ceasefire in Syria, UN trucks carrying humanitarian aid were scheduled to arrive in Aleppo as early as tomorrow. The withdrawals will make way for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to establish checkpoints on the road and direct aid convoys in. "What really matters here is that the president of the United States supports this agreement, and our system of government works in such a way that everyone ...
A young Iraqi woman who survived rape and abuse as a sex slave of Islamic State (IS) group militants on Friday was appointed a United Nations goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking. The appointment ceremony took place at the United Nations headquarters in NY on Friday. "Perhaps I was the lucky one". Being a non-muslim, her captors took no mercy and raped her and beat her several times .
The monument designation was cheered by environmental organizations but panned by fishing industry groups that objected to the ban on commercial fishing in the protected area. And so the investment that all of us together make here today is vital for our economy, it's vital for our foreign policy, it's vital for our security, but it's also vital for our spirit".
The medical examiner listed Roush's death as unknown with no apparent signs of foul play. Roush, who authorities say lived with her daughter, Marcella Jean Lee , was last seen alive in August 2015. How do you do something like that?' In May, the buyer opened it and called 911. I am freaking out.' . She'll face her first court appearance on Monday.
China shot back with comments aimed at the US. The Chinese government also lauded the steps taken this week at the ASEAN meetings in Laos to address issues in the South China Sea. Obama's remarks come a week after the Philippines reported that China begun its construction on the disputed Scarborough Shoal. The competing territorial claims have always been a major source of tension in the region, with China using deadly force twice to seize control of islands from Vietnam.
However, some members of the delegation went to meet the Hurriyat leaders in their individual capacity. "We met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and proposed that he should lead a delegation of Sufi scholars and clerics to Kashmir". Singh said the government had asked experts to suggest replacements for the pellet guns and their recommendation was PAVA shells, which are filled with the same compound found in chili peppers.
Lisa Bardack , chair of internal medicine at CareMount Medical in Mount Kisco, New York. Her campaign later disclosed she had been diagnosed with pneumonia two days earlier. Earlier on Wednesday, Clinton's running mate, Virginia Sen. Clinton is fine. She goes to the dentist regularly. The Democratic nominee emerged onstage at a rally in Greensboro, North Carolina on Thursday to the strains of James Brown's "I Feel Good", claiming that the time off had provided her with a rare opportunity ...
Trump has tried to boost his popularity among minority voters by traveling to places like Detroit and Flint, Michigan, as well as promising to address inner-city crime and expand education opportunities in urban areas. This is on "The Today Show " in 2011. Jason Miller, a spokesman for GOP nominee Donald Trump's campaign, seized on those remarks, citing them as an admission that the Clinton campaign initiated the birther conspiracy.
Fallon, grinning ear-to-ear, enthusiastically took his hand to Trump's head of hair. "Fallon had the opportunity to do something-anything-that could challenge the candidate". "I just wanted to know if there's something we could do that's not presidential, really, or something that we can do now that we're both civilians".
Both Russia and the United States pledged to pressure both sides in the conflict to stick to the tenets of the ceasefire . The government of President Bashar al-Assad is holding up deliveries of aid in violation of the deal struck last week by Russian Federation and the United States, the UN mediator for Syria has said.
The UN says it is still waiting to be able to deliver aid to besieged Aleppo . Russian Federation said US-led "moderate opposition forces" had increased attacks on residential neighborhoods, claiming at the end of the deal's third day that "only the Syrian army observes silence mode".
The Russian military has accused the Syrian opposition of using the truce to regroup and strengthen its forces. Humanitarian access hinges on control of the Castello Road, the main route into the besieged rebel-held part and a major frontline in the war, but so far there has been no progress towards opening it.
Police say they have arrested almost 400 people for looting and vandalism in India's information technology hub of Bangalore after a curfew was imposed to quell violence set off by a court ruling over a disputed water source. State ministers held emergency meetings Tuesday after demonstrators vandalized shops and set fire to more than 100 cars, buses and trucks in Bangalore, Karnataka, after days of tension following a Supreme Court order to release water from the state's reservoirs to ...
Akhilesh Yadav's current advisors do not have any grassroots connect and the exit of Shivpal can vertically split the party that his father assiduously built over almost three decades. The move also explicitly proves that the theories of "sarkari ladai" and not a family feud were misplaced and something is terribly wrong within the first family of Uttar Pradesh.
His comments followed the DPRK's announcement on Friday that it successfully staged an explosion test of a nuclear warhead that can be mounted on ballistic missiles "at will". "The Obama administration running around and talking about meaningless sanctions until today is highly laughable", state media said Sunday. The United States has about 28,500 troops in South Korea.
The idea is for the leaders to help produce a " Bratislava roadmap" of actions to be taken over the six months that will lead in March to the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, an European Union founding pact. But Dr Merkel said the bloc simply had to improve. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte , whose country was one of the EU's founders, insisted internal quarrels were not new.
The yield from Friday's test was estimated at 10 kilotons, nearly twice as much as the one Pyongyang conducted only eight months earlier, and analyst say it signals its nuclear capability has grown significantly. Citing a Chinese saying that "whoever started the trouble should end it", Hua said the U.S. It said the USA was "the root cause" of the issue. Obama became the first USA president to make an official visit to Laos, paying tribute to survivors maimed by some 80 million unexploded ...
The deal will come into effect starting in 2019 and follows in the footsteps of the previous memorandum worth 30 billion USA dollars, signed in 2007 and due to expire in 2018. president. "The multiyear missile defense commitment in the MOU will greatly facilitate long-term planning rather than missile defense assistance levels continuing to be appropriated year-to-year", the White House states.
In the neighbouring Puducherry too shops remained closed while the government buses operated in lower numbers and private transport services remained off the roads. DMDK leader Vijayakanth stayed away from the hunger strike organised by his party in Chennai due to health issues, though his wife Premalatha led the protest.
One of the women, who was arrested with her partner on a motorway on Tuesday, Ornella G ., was formally placed under investigation on Saturday in connection with the auto found last Sunday near Notre Dame cathedral. French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy at his Paris home to thwart what they feared was a planned weekend attack, as the prime minister warned on Sunday some 15,000 people in the country could be in the process of being radicalized.
The IDF , meanwhile, say they took out Syrian military targets after artillery fire from their northern border, but that all their aircraft returned safely. No casualties had resulted from the Syrian strike on the Golan Heights , the IDF said. The Israeli strike inside Syria came just hours after the U.S.
The UN mission in South Sudan now has over 13,000 troops but has faced criticism for failing to protect civilians, including dozens of women and girls who were raped near a UN base in Juba after a flareup of violence in the capital in early July.
Friday, after questioning President Obama's place of birth for five years, presidential hopeful Donald Trump finally admitted that Obama was born in the United States. Clinton seized on Trump's refusal during a speech Thursday night before the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. President Obama weighed in by brushing aside the controversy.
Mr Farage was given a hero's welcome as he spoke at his final Ukip conference as leader. Mr Hamilton, who only found out about the so-called purge after being told by reporters, said it was a "rather freakish way" to unite a party. Her election spells trouble for the anti-Farage modernists including former deputy chairwoman Suzanne Evans , UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell and fellow MEP Patrick O'Flynn.
According to the agreement signed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva last week, both government forces and Islamist rebels will withdraw from a strategic Aleppo road where much fighting has occurred in the past few days.
Outside Aleppo, Syrian forces that had been stationed along Castello road - a main artery into rebel-held areas of the city - were replaced by Russian troops, Rami Abdurrahman of the Observatory said . Lavrov has said that Russian Federation would like to publish details of the cease-fire deal he hammered out with Kerry last week but that there are US objections to such a move.
U.S. officials have voiced doubts Russian Federation will meet its obligations as part of the agreement struck last week between the two former Cold War adversaries after years of bad blood over Russia's policies over Ukraine and Syria .
Hillary has a long history of corruption from being fired from the Watergate investigation for being unethical, to the pay-to-play scheme she ran while at the State Department, to even covering up several cases of sexual assault by her husband Bill Clinton .
Kerry told Lavrov that Washington "expects Russian Federation to use its influence on the (President Bashar al-) Assad regime to allow United Nations humanitarian convoys to reach Aleppo and other areas in need". A boy carries a toy gun while riding a pick-up truck with other boys during a demonstration calling for aid to reach Aleppo near Castello road in Aleppo, Syria.
Kashmir has been in turmoil ever since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8. PM Modi and Rajnath Singh also discussed an administrative outreach in Kashmir , where there are complaints that policies and schemes have not been reviewed regularly, sources said.
Hua Chunying said that the ASEAN meetings have produced the steps needed to get the Declaration on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea finalised. China took control of Scarborough shoal in 2012 after a standoff with the Philippine Navy. Also wishing to strengthen USA ties with the regional grouping in areas such as technology and innovation that would help facilitate economic growth, Obama "expressed his supportive stance over TPP talks in the region", Werachon said, referring to the ...
Mr. Panelo also said that yesterday's Senate investigation could be a part of the Liberal Party's (LP) plan to kick-out Duterte from presidency - an allegation that the President himself has been mentioning in his recent speeches. Matubato said he was recruited to a death squad with five others in 1988, when Duterte first served as mayor. "Our job was to kill criminals like drug pushers, rapists, snatchers", Matobato said under oath on national television.
Police commissioner NS Megharik told CNN-News 18 that one unit of the Rapic Action Force (RAF), 36 platoons of Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP), 30 units of Armed Reserve Forces (RAF) and 260 Hoysala units will be deployed across the city to control the law and order situation.
As a result, two Syrian army soldiers sustained heavy injuries, he said , adding that government forces had to return to their initial positions to prevent the militants from taking control over the future demilitarized zone. United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the United Nations needs U.S. and Russian leadership "to have the necessary impact and influence over the various parties to ensure that the trucks can roll safely" - and the Syrian government to authorise the right ...