This makes him the first person in the northern hemisphere to hold the record. For the record to stand, the lambs had to be of a certain age and must have a wool weight above 0.9kg. To hit his total he had just 37.37 seconds to shear each individual sheep. The Donegal man has already won nine All-Ireland Championships, including when he beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to shear a sheep on the opening episode of RTÉ's Big Week on the Farm in April this year.
Israeli lawmakers approved jailing children as young as 12 convicted of "terrorist offenses" in the wake of repeated attacks by young Palestinians, parliament said on Wednesday. " Imprisoning such young minors denies them the chance of a better future ". "We note with shame that while some countries call for accountability for violations against children in armed conflicts, when it comes to violations committed against Palestinian children by Israel, they remain silent", Ramirez added.
The Republican challenging House Speaker Paul Ryan said this week that the United States should debate deporting all Muslims from the country. Trump had earlier this week in an interview with the Washington Post said that that he liked Paul, but the country needed very strong leadership.
Some chief ministers of BJP-ruled states have given an assurance to call special sessions of their respective assemblies to ratify the bill. Siddaramaih was replying to reporters" questions after chairing a high-level meeting regarding organising of "Mysuru Dasara' 2016, here.
Trump , this is for your campaign'". " You tell me, but plenty of people have written that she was extremely quiet, and it looked like she had nothing to say", Trump said in a recent interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos . Notably it is Ryan's opponent, businessman Paul Nehlen, who has garnered praise from Trump; he said Nehlen is running "a very good campaign". The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq, whose recent speech gained him worldwide fame, has ...
Clinton also appears to be making strides at the state level. Kelly Ayotte, a sometime Trump critic. Over the course of almost four and a half minutes, Clinton first feinted toward acknowledging a recent misstatement, saying she offered a "short-circuited" response in a Fox News interview last weekend by suggesting FBI Director James Comey had concluded that her public statements about her use of a private email server while secretary of State were truthful .
More than a half dozen former Trump campaign staffers are working for Nehlen as I write this. Clinton, meanwhile, leads both groups, with a favorable view by 55 percent of Hispanics and 75 percent of African Americans. What's going on is who he is. Prof Scotto said the Republican Party would have to move in the next couple of weeks if it wants to oust Mr Trump at this late stage.
The other officer is reported to have only be lightly injured. "He immediately took a machete out of the sports bag he was carrying and violently struck at the faces of the two policewomen who were on guard duty, shouting "Allahu akbar"," Charleroi police spokesman David Quinaux told local media.
But the city attorney said it would be too hard to enforce and many of its provisions - against littering, damaging monuments etc. - were already prohibited in Winona. "I don't regret it for a minute". "People can come walk through the park, hold hands, sit on the benches, but don't turn it into a campsite", Reed added to the Winona Post.
Gregg Brain urged Christians to continue to pray for a "common sense and just resolution" from the Home office, and a job offer to stay. Mrs Brain said: "We don't know what will happen after midnight tonight". Gregg Brain says the system is against them. "We signed up for a deal and built a life here, only to have the ground pulled out from under our feet", he said.
Here's what you need to know. The Rio Olympics officially started with a long and loud celebration of Brazilian culture that also featured some unfortunate reminders of the troubled backdrop to these Games. "With your great talent and human spirit, you are making a great contribution to society". Michael Phelps , the most decorated Olympian of all time, looks to add to his record 22 medals.
Airlines will have to clear a backlog of travellers stranded after volcanic ash again shut down air travel. Jetstar said it had two flights return to Australia after conditions changed during the flight, without saying which flights had been affected.
While the government mailed the constitution to registered voters and made it available online, turnout may be low as people opt not to vote at all. In the morning, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra both voted in Bangkok .
Pence took a moment during his speech to pause and thank all law enforcement officials in America, saying that blue lives do matter, in fact, and that he and Trump will work to ensure their safety. That tells me something's wrong and we've got to change it". Trump criticized the speeches during a campaign stop in Iowa. Pence's essay, however, touches on a more fundamental ideological difference between the two running mates: Pence said winning, as a goal in a political campaign, ...
The Post says the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department verified DelReal had no phone after patting him down, but DelReal still was denied entry. "For this particular incident we were advised of a security concern because this particular individual did not make the set security sweep for the media that was previously scheduled", explained Deputy Inspector Torin Misko, Waukesha County Sheriff's Office.
West Ham have been drawn against Astra Giurgiu in the Europa League play-offs after overcoming NK Domzale in their first-ever competitive game at their new Olympic Stadium home. West Ham Utd's last match at the Boleyn Ground against Manchester Utd turned out to be a heart-stopping affair which worked out in the end. There were some grumblings during the game that not everyone was rising to their feet every time someone struck up a song, but compared to our Europa League qualifier ...
Pakistani police have declared the death last month of a United Kingdom woman of Pakistani origin to be murder, a Pakistani investigator said Thursday, in what appears to be the latest in so-called "honor killings" of women in Pakistan. A forensics report indicated that Samia Shahid had died of strangulation, though the family initially told authorities in Pakistan that she had died of a heart attack.
Hadi's government is backed by a USA -assisted, Saudi-led military coalition that has been fighting the Shiite rebels and their allies since March 2015. A truce that began in April has slowed the momentum of fighting, in which a Saudi-led coalition has been trying to restore Hadi to power and roll back Houthi gains, but violence continues nearly daily.
This shift reshapes the political landscape in South Africa ahead of the 2019 national election, and may also embolden Zuma's rivals within the ANC to challenge him. The elections are seen as a crucial first test of Maimane's popularity among black voters, who have previously proved doggedly loyal to the ANC, the party of liberation from white minority rule.
Minister of State for External Affairs Gen V K Singh, who had left for the country on Tuesday night, will come back only after finalising all arrangements for the Indian workers. Who want to go back can do so at the expense of Government of Saudi Arabia, they can file claims. Saudi Oger, which is today owned by the family of the late Lebanese business tycoon and prime minister Rafic Hariri, is a company facing deep debt.
Betting odds are suggesting that Hillary Clinton has 68 percent chance of winning the White House compared to 32 percent for Trump. "That's the only way we can turn our progressive platform into real change for America", she said. "I know that at a time when so much seems to be pulling us apart, it can be hard to imagine how we'll ever pull together again", Clinton said to a rapt Democratic convention audience.
Iraq's prime minister banned travel by a number of legislators accused of corruption and extortion on Tuesday. The next day, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said he had ordered a "temporary travel ban" against those under investigation, but Juburi rejected it, saying only the judiciary had the authority to impose such measures.
Bank shares also lost ground, as lower interest rates reduce the amount of money they can make from lending. Markets appeared to be surprised by the scale of the stimulus package unveiled Thursday - the pound dropped 1.4% to $1.31, while the FTSE 100 index of leading stocks gained 1.5%.
Cavusoglu blasted Kern's "ugly" comments. He says that would be even more the case if Turkey reintroduces the death penalty, as some have suggested since last month's failed military coup. Under the plan, Turkey stops refugees' unsafe sea journeys and takes back illegal migrants from Greece. But Ankara accuses Brussels of failing to stick to its side of the bargain.
Solo, 35, had been vocal about her concerns - the virus affects newborn babies and is especially pertinent for women who are pregnant or intend to become pregnant - but chose to play in the Olympics. Solo, who recently uploaded images to Instagram of insect repellent and a mosquito net selfie, was booed by angry Brazilian fans who viewed the images as a bad attempt to mock the Zika outbreak in their country.
The Verviers plotters, two of whom were shot dead, had parts of police uniforms in their possession, and were believed to have been planning to attack a police station. "Thoughts go with the victims, their relatives and police officers", Michel tweeted. "We are following the situation closely", he added. According to Charleroi police, the attacker, who has not yet been identified, was shot by a third officer at the scene and has since died, the Guardian reported.
The majority of Americans agree with Trump and Pence on their support for Americanism and putting America first. Clinton's claim in that interview has been widely debunked as false. The New York billionaire has cited a $400 million payment the US made to Iran this year, delivered on the same day that Iran released four American hostages.
The president of the NABJ described the event as a large press conference , but many reporters who frequently cover the Democratic nominee pointed out that fielding a few pre-selected questions doesn't really count as a press conference. "After all, what good did that do me?" "I don't think the poll was very scientific at all". In other states, a Rasmussen Reports post-conventions survey put Clinton up by 1 percentage point in Nevada .
The official told News24 that it was not possible to comment on an earlier report by the City Press newspaper that Pistorius had intentionally injured his wrists. He had already served a year in jail for manslaughter before his conviction was changed to murder. Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide initially, but the sentence was upgraded to murder last month The parents of Reeva Steenkamp June and Barry react to the six year sentence given to Pistorius for the murder of their ...
All victims will receive optional individual retirement plans, Soylu added. Over 13,000 people have been detained in connection with the coup, while about 250 people died during the coup attempt . On July 15, a faction of the Turkish military declared it was in control of the country and the government was no more in charge.Tanks, helicopters, and soldiers then clashed with police and people on the streets of the capital, Ankara, and Istanbul .
Since the failed coup, Turkey has jailed more than 10,000 people and suspended more than 50,000 judges, civil servants, and educators under a state of emergency in which expressing ideas similar to those of Gulen is considered a crime. Hundreds of thousands of people were on Sunday expected to join a pro-democracy rally in Istanbul , bringing to an end three weeks of demonstrations following a failed July 15 coup.
Footage has emerged of Houthi tribesmen firing anti-tank missiles upon Saudi Arabian checkpoints near Najran, a city just ten kilometers from the border with Yemen. The talks in Kuwait have actually failed to achieve any progress because the Houthis and Saleh's forces insist on being part of a unity government.
Today, she will be meeting with Black and Latino reporters and may actually submit to questions. Trump's general election campaign has been defined by his constant attacks on fellow Republicans - a habit that has baffled party leaders, who have begged him to stay focused on his Democratic rival.
The activists point to the number of deaths in police custody, which disproportionately affect black people, and the nearly total lack of convictions. "1 day before the riots", a Facebook event page for the Nottingham protest said. Another man says black people are "up to 37 times more likely" to be stopped and searched, while another says black people face "far more severe" sentencing than white people for the same offence.
A White House spokesman joined Obama in insisting that the money was not a ransom payment. On Iran, Obama expressed surprise at criticism of his administration's cash payment to settle a longstanding legal claim, adamantly rejecting claims that it was a ransom paid for the release of the four Americans.