A former Arkansas judge accused of inappropriate sexual relationships with defendants was indicted on Monday on federal fraud and bribery charges. The indictment accused Joseph Boeckmann, a former district court judge, of using his position "to obtain personal services, sexual contact and the opportunity to view and to photograph in compromising positions persons who appeared before him in traffic and misdemeanour criminal cases in exchange for dismissing the cases ".
NEW YORK (AP) - The WNBA admitted its officials missed an 8-second violation call in Game 4 of the Finals on Sunday night. Last night at the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Sparks could nearly taste a long-awaited victory and WNBA Championship.
The advisory came after a float plane broke up mid-flight in a remote part of Yukon in March 2011, killing the one person on board. Beverly Harvey, the TSB Investigator-in-Charge, says they'll now examine and document the wreckage, and transfer relevant components to their laboratory in Ottawa for further analysis.
Recent months have seen the Iraqi army, backed by local allies on the ground and the USA -led air coalition, retake much territory. A second day of military operations is under way around the northern Iraqi city. and its allies, he said the assault is an important part of the broader effort to ultimately destroy ISIS. In addition to airstrikes and logistical support, he said that the United States is providing advice to Iraqi allies.
A Kurdish commander had earlier told AP that his forces were consolidating gains made yesterday, when the peshmerga seized a handful of small villages east of the city. US President Barack Obama said a top priority is safety and humanitarian aid for some 1 million people who live in Mosul and could suffer during the fighting.
Despite the intense criticisms, Duterte has vowed to continue his anti-drug campaign. Official Philippine National Police data show at least 1,578 suspects were killed in anti-drug police operations from July 1 to October 14. He has opted to put aside years of hostility with China, especially over the disputed South China Sea, to form a new partnership. "I told him to prepare himself to die", Mabag said.
Her remarks assume importance in the backdrop of the widespread criticism that India's harping on the terrorism issue did not find much resonance with Brazil, Russia , China and South Africa. In the June Plenary of NSG in Seoul, despite strong American support, China stonewalled India's bid to get entry into the group on the grounds that it was a not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
In January 2015, the Houthis - who are Shia - seized the presidential palace in the capital Sanaa and forced then leader Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi to resign. This is the sixth attempt to establish a Yemen ceasefire. If it goes ahead as planned, the cease-fire would be the first significant lull in fighting since an extended round of talks in Kuwait broke down in August.
Moreover, the Dolphins increased Cameron Wake and Andre Branch's snaps, and decreased snaps for Mario Williams and Jason Jones (the former only had 13 snaps on Sunday), which may have also played a part in Miami's resurgence on defense.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the fruit farmers of Himachal Pradesh will benefit by selling fruits to beverage companies like Coca Cola and Pepsi. "Himachal Pradesh is a "devbhoomi" and a "veerbhoomi", he added. At the " Parivartan Rally", Modi also targeted Virbhadra Singh, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh where elections are due late next year, saying BJP chief ministers dedicated themselves to causes like drinking water and roads while the Congress leader was ...
He was also seen as a stabilising figure in a country often racked by political turmoil. "All the black T-shirts were sold out this morning so we only have white ones to sell this afternoon", said Pornthep Charoenkulsak, another vendor. However, Tsai's visit quickly attracted criticism after it was discovered that she misspelled "Thailand" in a message she left in a book of condolences at the representative office.
The center - which opened in 2003 after the city consolidated 911 calls for the police, fire, and emergency management services - handles millions of calls annually, and about 9,000 a day, Laud said. In one case, Williams allegedly hung up on Hua Li, an engineer who called to report a robbery in progress on March 12. Court documents show that on one tape you can hear Williams say, "Aint' nobody got time for this.
Names of all the girls were to be released as soon as their families were contacted. Dozens of the girls escaped on their own, but some 197 remain missing. President Muhammadu Buhari , speaking to reporters Friday during a visit to Germany, said about 100 of the girls remain in the area "somewhere around Lake Chad".
Defense Secretary Ash Carter. "Those who say Turkey has no business in Mosul have gotten their answer", he said. "The operation is going according to schedule and we have been very successful", said Iraqi army Maj. It involves a wide array of forces approaching the IS-held city, Iraq's second largest, from different directions. The forces of the Iraqi government and Kurdish Peshmerga supported by the US-led coalition airstrikes demonstrate high level of coordination in the operation to ...
They worry the government has made a decision to seek a "hard Brexit", which means leaving the bloc's single market of 500 million consumers in order to exercise more control over immigration. She is under pressure from lawmakers to give them a vote first, but insists that is not necessary. Mrs May is facing growing calls to allow MPs a vote on the Brexit plan, with Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve warning that the Government was likely to fall if it attempted to push a deal ...
Among other things, they blocked him from passing a budget, the speaker's top priority this year, because it didn't cut spending enough; and tanked leadership's response to the Orlando massacre because it wasn't hawkish enough on terrorism.
EU law says refugees must make their claim for asylum in the first European state they reach, but children can transfer their application to another country if they have family there. The Calais prefecture confirmed that around 24 unaccompanied children had left the camp but warned that there was "no deal for a large-scale plan" to evacuate the children.
We've reached out to Washington state's Gambling Commission for comment on Valve's response. In a lengthy letter to the commission, which was also sent to Tech Raptor , Valve said they were "disappointed" that the commission chose to make the issue public, after the two had been having conversations about the matter for months.
He said he hoped bilateral ties could improve after the USA election. Biden told NBC News in an interview: "We're sending a message". Vice President Joe Biden said the U.S.is "sending a message" to Russian Federation in retaliation for what the us calls cyberattacks meant to destabilize the USA election.
Those who miss the deadline can still register and vote on the same day during the statewide early voting period from October 20 through November 5. "Hurricane Matthew caused significant damage to the state's roadways and bridges and we will take extraordinary measures to help North Carolina restore its roads and bridges", says Transportation Sec.
The statement from the group's Amaq news agency was in fact a fake which was widely circulated online as social media users mocked the faltering terrorists . The Free Syrian Army were also involved in the operation. Turkey launched the mission called Operation Euphrates Shield on August 24 and its goal is to push well back from the border not only IS jihadists but also the Syrian Kurdish militia, the People's Protection Units, or YPG.
Dabiq is around 10km (six miles) from the border with Turkey. The monitoring groups head Rami Abdel Rahman said that the rebels seized control of nearby Sawran town. The blast was thought to have been caused by a suicide bomber detonating explosives during a police raid on a suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) safe house.
The government this year launched formal legal procedures to dispossess the home's owner after she had repeatedly refused to sell the building or to allow renovations that would reduce its symbolic impact as Hitler's birthplace - and its draw for admirers of the Fuhrer.
Trump is trailing in behind his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in general elections. Donald Trump is denying allegations of sexual assault and calls them a "coordinated and vicious attack" from the media and Hillary Clinton campaign.
But the graduation rate "isn't simply a number", King said, saying "it represents real students in real cities, towns and rural communities who are better prepared for success in college and careers". "But I just want to be honest with you: We've still got more work to do". Obama said when he took office nearly eight years ago, he knew that the education system was falling short when it came to preparing young people for that reality.
Among likely voters who watched the debate, 48 percent said they supported Clinton while 38 percent supported Trump. Before the debate, 67 percent of Republicans said that GOP House and Senate candidates should back Trump, a share that has now increased to almost three-quarters - 74 percent.
Meanwhile, Maj Gen Ashok Narula on Pampore attack said, "This operation was a very tricky operation because it is a very huge building, and we didn't want any collateral damage". The militants on Monday attacked the EDI building in Pampore for the second time this year with the first attack taking place in February. Security forces kept on pounding the hostel of the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) where guerrillas armed with rockets, grenades and automatic gunfire have been ...
Giriraj said: "Earlier Congress was burning the whole country and now they are burning effigies, so I don't think it will effect even the common man". This amount of Rs 200,000 crore has been given by banks without any guarantee. The ZED scheme was first mentioned by Modi in his Independence Day speech in 2014.
The eighth annual summit, for which BRICS leaders traveled to the tropical Indian state of Goa, took place amid heightened tensions between India and nuclear-armed neighbor Pakistan. Interestingly, China whose track record of worst human rights records is too well known, tried to come with clean hands when it joined the chorus and asked the countries to adopt a "holistic" approach in successfully combating terrorism.
Manchester United's defensive tactics blunted Liverpool's prolific attack as England's two most illustrious teams toughed out a 0-0 draw in the Premier League on Monday. Other candidates for the title have easier fixtures at the moment and it is important to keep close to them. "So while they get exhausted and possibly injured, our lads get rested or allowed time to come back from injury".
The nine members of the airports sub-committee which will make the expansion decision do not include Mr Johnson, whose Uxbridge and South Ruislip seat is located just miles from Heathrow, Putney MP Ms Greening or any other minister representing a London seat.
The NPA on Monday invited Gordhan to make representations regarding the charges to its head, Shaun Abrahams , by Tuesday afternoon. "We have seen the letter by Freedom Under Law and the Helen Suzman Foundation dated 14 October 2016 in which we were copied".
Things can change before the November 8 election. Ryan later said he wouldn't defend nor campaign with Trump , prompting Trump to respond with tweets critical of Ryan's leadership. More than 15 months ago, I argued that " Trump may be a monster, but he's the monster Republicans created". "I think we are gonna win the election".
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the offensive on Monday around two years after Iraq's second-largest city fell to the militants, who exploited the civil war that broke out in Syria in 2011 to seize territory there. "We always feel that the state considers us traitors, and we want to prove to them that we are the opposite of that", he said. The Iraqi government has said that it lacks the funds to adequately prepare for the humanitarian fallout of the battle and in some cases ...
Modi said that both he and Putin had affirmed the "need for zero tolerance in dealing with terrorists and their supporters". Speaking after a summit of developing economies in India, Putin also said he believed that the hacking allegations were mainly election campaign rhetoric by the White House, and that he hoped bilateral ties could improve after the USA elections.