Mr Obama was asked by a retired US Army colonel at a CNN town hall what he would say to his daughters Malia, 18, and Sasha, 15, if they wanted to serve in the military. "There is no doubt, and I've said repeatedly, where we see terrorist organizations like al Qaeda or ISIL - They have perverted and distorted and tried to claim the mantle of Islam for an excuse for basically barbarism and death", he said.
Police are unable to determine exactly how much marijuana was in the home because of the explosion. Although firefighters were called to the home for a report of a gas leak and first responders had smelled gas, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said police were in "the initial stages of an investigation on that block" based on information they received several weeks ago.
Several structures collapsed in the Chinese town of Quanzhou and one person was killed, the China News Service said . Strong winds buffeted the capital of Taipei , with wind gusts reaching at least 63 miles per hour at the city's global airport despite the fact that the center of the storm made landfall about 100 miles to the south of the city, in Haulien.
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School students will vote for two people to be honored at halftime on October 7, the Washington Post reports . Those who win the title will be asked if they'd like to be introduced as king, queen, or royalty before being announced at halftime during the school's homecoming game.
Although both hospitals that were bombed early on Wednesday are now out of use, they were not seriously damaged and are expected to be functional again, yet their temporary closure will make the crisis that much more hard to cope with in the meantime.
Over 50 students from more than 20 colleges took part in the event, according to an email blast from the IOP. "Trump was Trump . He was at times nearly irrational, twitching, moving all around, interrupting". "She could not explain what she has been doing all that time ". When Clinton sat down with Cosmopolitan , she appeared unfazed by Trump's thinly veiled reference.
Although some in the USA have urged Obama to put larger numbers of American combat troops on the ground in Iraq to defeat IS quickly, the administration has argued that a victory on those terms would be short-lived. Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others' concerns and not just go into separate corners.
Daesh seized Mosul along with other areas in June 2014 , but the country's forces have since regained significant ground from the jihadists and are readying for a drive to retake Iraq's second largest city. Defeating the Islamic State group in Mosul would be a major victory for Iraq. "The reason for the increase of USA advisors in Iraq is to provide the necessary support for the imminent campaign to recapture Mosul from the Daesh terrorist group", the statement read.
This marks the first recorded chemical attack on the United States since the jihadist group conquered swaths of Iraq in 2014. Rather, U.S. officials have said, those troops are there in an advise-and-assist mission. While the Pentagon presents the American troops in Iraq as serving exclusively in an advisory capacity, the potential exposure to possible combat situations as well as the recent chemical agent attack has raised concerns on whether deploying more troops to Iraq would be a ...
Eric Trump says it took his father a lot of "courage" to not bring up Bill Clinton's extramarital affairs during Monday's presidential debate. Obama, without mentioning the brash Trump's name and his campaign taunts against Clinton, said, "Our children watch everything we do, and the person we elect as president has the power to shape their lives for years to come".
Ali Akbar Salehi said that "comprehensive and expeditious removal of all sanctions" outlined in the agreement "have yet to be met", even though his country is honoring all its obligations under the pact. US officials only began citing a time-frame of weeks as they closed in on a final deal with Iran in 2015. The U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency had been present in Iran's declared nuclear facilities like Natanz and Fordo long before the July 2015 agreement that eased economic ...
Until Peres broke the taboo, Israel had refused to negotiate directly with the Palestinian Liberation Organisation. Peres was the Israeli elder statesman who shared a Nobel Prize for forging a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians.
Before the shooting at Townville Elementary about 1:45 p.m., the teen gunned down his 47-year-old father, Jeffrey Osborne, at their home about 2 miles from the school, authorities said . Multiple people were injured after a shooting at an elementary school in SC on Wednesday. Aside from shootings at elementary schools, The US has had other horrific shootings.
A bill partially inspired by the sexual assault allegations against scandal-plagued comedian Bill Cosby was signed into law on Wednesday by California Gov. Recently, Colorado doubled their time limit from 10 to 20 years, and Nevada changed their limit from 4 to 20 years. The officer's daughter says it was a cake for the officer's retirement party after serving for 25 years.
Chief Michael Fahy, a father of three, died after debris from the explosion struck him in the head Tuesday. "We had a couple weeks ago, we had information we received and we were in the initial stages of an investigation on that block, so that's going to be part of the ongoing investigation as a possible drug lab, as a possible grow house", O'Neill said.
The Tide scored two defensive touchdowns and another on special teams , and true freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts threw for 158 yards and ran for 146 more. 2 Florida State with five more touchdowns and 362 total yards. He has also contributed in the passing game, with 11 catches for 113 yards and a touchdown.
The former law partner of the man who randomly opened fire on vehicles in a Houston neighborhood disputes authorities' descriptions that he was a disgruntled lawyer with issues. DeSai's father said his son was upset over the failure of his law firm and the business closed due to a lack of clients. It's very, very early. In August, Delgado said, police were called after roofers working in the complex said DeSai pointed an assault-style rifle at them.
The speech was probably the Labour leader's most impressive to date. "Someone needs to tell the Labour Party this is Great Britain, not North Korea", he said . "The words are conciliatory but we need to have practical ways to put things back together and that is what we will wait to see", one senior Labour member of parliament, who declined to be named, said after the result.
Yet additional Marin fire personnel remain assigned to the Soberanes Fire in Monterey County. Mandatory evacuations were still underway for anyone living in the Loma Prieta ridgeline and nearby surrounding areas. "This fire is a good reminder that even though we are approaching October, this time of year is historically when we experience the largest and most damaging wildfires", Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant said.
It is known as "three-parent baby " technology because a child born following the procedure would have DNA from two women and one man. John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City provided help to the Jordanian couple using the "three-parent baby " technique.
They'd won 21 of 28 games against the Los Angeles Angels and Mariners before dropping series to both to remain behind Seattle and the Detroit Tigers in the chase for the second AL wild-card slot, occupied by the Baltimore Orioles entering play on Wednesday.
The game was slated for Charlotte in December, but the ACC joined the NCAA and moved all championships this school year in the wake of House Bill 2. Here are the three reasons why it's a no brainer for the 2016 ACC Championship Game to be in Orlando. The conference moved a total of eight neutral-site championship events from the state, the biggest of which has now found a new home.
Peres was one of the winners of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize. Despite the assassination of Rabin, the breakdown of peace talks, a second Palestinian uprising in 2000, wars in Lebanon and Gaza, and Netanyahu's continued re-elections, Peres maintained his insistence that peace was right around the corner.
Flight MH17 was en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam and was at an altitude of 33,000 feet when air traffic controllers lost contact with the flight over eastern Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov insisted Wednesday that Russian Federation had provided "exhaustive information" which investigators should take into account.
The aerial tour of the Great Bear Rainforest and a boat tour of Bella Bella Harbour for Prince William and Kate were cancelled. Winds are gusting, the water is choppy and it's raining sideways on B.C.'s central coast, an area well known for its wet weather.
China today said it "attaches importance" to Pakistan's stand on Kashmir but hoped that New Delhi and Islamabad resolve the issue through dialogue and consultation to "safeguard" peace and stability in the region. Under the treaty, the World Bank has an important role in establishment of the Court of Arbitration by facilitating the process of appointment of three judges, called Umpires, to the Court, while each country appoints two arbitrators.
Pope Francis said: "Dramatic news continues to reach me concerning the fate of the people of Aleppo , with whom, through prayer and spiritual closeness, I feel united in suffering". In Syria, Aleppo now faces the most sustained and intense bombardment in the more than five years of conflict with hospitals, clinics, ambulances and medical staff under attack around the clock, and 95 per cent of medical personnel who were in the city before the war reported to have fled , been detained or ...
The House vote a few hours later was 348-77, with 123 Democrats rebuffing the president and voting to override. Despite an expectation that Congress would override, the White House made a last-ditch attempt to fight it. Still, the Obama administration never came around. The House initially passed the measure on a voice vote earlier this month, two days before the 15th anniversary of the deadly terrorist attacks.
The spokesman said: 'The Government's position has not changed - we will not trigger Article 50 before the end of 2016 and we are using this time to prepare for the negotiations'. "The government's position has not changed - we will not trigger Article 50 before the end of 2016", a Downing Street spokesman said, referring to the European Union treaty article outlining how a member state leaves.
The remarks came in relation to the recent announcement by the chairman of Somalia's Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation team (FIEIT) on Monday, to postpone elections till the end of November, citing challenges contributed by political stalemate, security and election funds.
Police spokesman Colonel Pierre Mwanamputu put the toll at eight dead, including three police officers. Reuters reports at least 44 people have died, 37 protesters and six police officers. However, the electoral commission said the election has to be postponed until a voter registrar is completed, which the opposition rejects. Dozens of people have died and many others were arrested in similar protests since past year.
At least 32 people are missing after two landslides struck villages in southeastern China following a typhoon. In Fuzhou, Fujian's provincial capital, people were shown on state television walking through knee-deep waters that had swamped major roads.
India stepped up its efforts to mount global pressure on Pakistan after a terror attack in Uri earlier this month in which 18 soldiers were killed. The decision by India and three countries of the eight- member grouping not to attend the summit would lead to its collapse since as per the SAARC charter the summit can not be held even in the absence of one head of the government.
A group of senators pledged to find ways to improve the measure during a post-election, lame-duck session of Congress, but an override of Obama's veto scheduled for Wednesday appeared all but certain. "The U.S is more vulnerable than nearly any other sovereign because we have more property spread around the world, therefore something that can be used to satisfy foreign judgements".
Those concerns were underscored by CIA Director John Brennan shortly before the Senate vote . The lone "no" vote in the Senate was Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. Kristen Breitweiser, a 9/11 widow and co-chair of September 11th Advocates, criticized Carter's assessment, saying that the defense secretary had testified before Congress last week that he wasn't an expert on the bill.