Haftar's forces, which call themselves the Libyan National Army (LNA), have battled jihadists in second city Benghazi for more than two years. Until the recent fighting over the ports between the LNA and the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB), the LNA had continued to allow oil to be exported under the authority of Tripoli even though the NOC unification deal had stalled.
This is the third nomination for the chefs, who were also finalists past year. (The semifinalists were announced in February.) New England has a national presence on this year's list. Ken Oringer (Uni, Toro, Coppa, and others) is nominated for outstanding restaurateur . Also up for the second year in a row, Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz of Boka Restaurant Group are nominated for outstanding restaurateur .
To put this in focus, the Texans would have to move a second round pick and give a Butler a new contract according to this report. But if the Patriots would get the 11th overall pick if they refused to match the contract offered by the Saints , why in the world would they accept less than that in a trade? Last but not least, the biggest concern for the Saints should be, "What do we see in Butler that the Patriots don't?" Why don't the Patriots keep Butler around on his $3.91 ...
The family of helicopter pilot Captain Dara Fitzpatrick killed in a crash off the coast of Ireland on Tuesday, spent the night by her side in a Castlebar mortuary. Being a woman did not hold her back, she said. "Outside of that, her willingness to support any water safety initiative and her willingness to show off the aircraft, particularly to young people, I think she was very much a people person, but a very professional aviator".
Paul, R-Ky., called the plan "Obamacare-lite" on " Face the Nation ", saying it provides a bailout for the insurance industry and still allows Medicaid to grow by 5 percent a year. INSKEEP: Ryan is acknowledging that coverage is likely to go down. It's up to people. "Here's the premise of your question". In the wake of a Congressional Budget Office analysis that the GOP health plan will cause 24 million Americans to lose their health coverage, 250 people from IL and Wisconsin braved a ...
Snoop Dogg has made it clear that he's no Trump supporter, speaking out against the president through his 2016 campaign and again 50 days into his administration . Amid the release of two pages from his tax return via Rachel Maddow, Trump issued a statement regarding the video on Twitter. The clown is smoking a cigarette when Snoop Dogg pulls the trigger and a flag which reads "bang" pops out from the fake gun.
Inside Adele's secret LA wedding - everything we know about the big day! Well obviously they do now because I said that. By 'they, ' I mean my management. Instead her security team flank her as is rolled past the audience while she is sat in a black box with wheels "with an iPad" inside to keep her entertained.
The White House, Washington, D.C. Senior White House officials said Tuesday that Trump will meet with Detroit area auto workers and executives before announcing that he'll review vehicle emission and fuel efficiency rules the EPA tried to lock in a week before Obama left office.
Insurance boss Arron Banks has been locked in disputes with the party's sole MP, Douglas Carswell, over a potential honour for former Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Last week Banks threatened to run in the 2020 general election against Carswell in his Clacton seat. According to the Huffington Post , Banks, who has ploughed more than a million pounds into Ukip since October 2014, is "100%" certain to start his own party.
The previously undisclosed recording, which can not be verified by the Daily News, reveals that Ryan told House Republicans in a private October 10 conference call that then-candidate Trump's comments about grabbing women "by the p--y" were " not anywhere in keeping with our party's principles and values ".
The department will be in court on Wednesday arguing these issues and will have to explain why the court's questions were not answered. While families receiving social grants fear the worst, an unofficial source from SASSA has claimed Newcastillians have nothing to worry about.
However, Justin has insisted it was just a misunderstanding and he wasn't having an outburst, he was simply imitating Jonah , a vulgar, disobedient Tongan student character in the Australian mockumentary comedy series. An overlay then appears that says, "Your [sic] laughing but they didn't think it was amusing". "What's wrong with you?" After blowing out a private game he requested with the local ice-hockey champion team Melbourne Ice, he left Melbourne 15 hours ahead of schedule and flew ...
Europol announced the vast haul in January but only now have Spanish police published images of the devastating arsenal. The seized weapons included about 9,000 CETME rifles, 1,000 brand-name rifles, 400 howitzers, anti-aircraft guns, grenades, pistols and revolvers.
Last week, the AHCA was approved by two House committees and is expected to receive a vote in the full House as soon as this week. Perhaps the one big saving grace for the GOP in the CBO report is that it says the law will reduce the deficit over the long term - $337 billion over a decade.
Rep. Charlie Dent, a Pennsylvania Republican and member of the House's moderate Tuesday Group, signaled another concern among moderates: that conservatives in the GOP conference are exerting vast influence over President Donald Trump and potentially imperiling efforts to reform healthcare at all.
At the heart of the drama lies the close friendship between the president and Ms Choi. Park has so far effectively rejected undergoing a direct investigation, while a number of her former aides have been questioned over their alleged involvement in the scandal.
Guinea have arguably the toughest group of the African contenders, being drawn in Group A alongside hosts South Korea, six-times winners Argentina and their old rivals England. Germany, Venezuela, Vanuatu and Mexico are in Group A . Argentina's Diego Maradona attended the official draw for the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup in South Korea, where Zambia, Senegal , Guinea and South Africa will represent Africa in May.
Hasina will hold talks with Modi on 8 April on a range of issues, followed by the signing of several key agreements between the countries, including a defence accord. The Teesta river, which has its source in Sikkim, flows through the northern part of West Bengal in India before entering Bangladesh and joining the Brahmaputra river.
His comments come after Netanyahu, in a meeting with Russian President Putin in Moscow on Friday, claimed that "Persia made an attempt to destroy the Jewish people that did not succeed almost 2,500 years ago, today there is an attempt by Persia's heir, Iran, to destroy the state of the Jews ".
He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "All British citizens today have also European Union citizenship". "We need to have an arrangement in which this arrangement can continue for those citizens who on an individual basis are requesting it".
Hazard is f****** unbelievable, he's a top player. He said : "Hazard is going to be the next Galactico of Real Madrid ". Belgian worldwide Thibaut Courtois has rubbished claims that he is pushing for a move to Real Madrid at the end of the season.
House Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican lawmakers that he would not defend then-candidate Donald Trump in October, according to audio published Tuesday by Breitbart News . Neither Trump or Ryan have publicly commented on the publication of the audio. In the recording, Ryan asserted that Trump does not represent the Republican Party's values and explained that he would continue to support House Republicans who are running for re-election.
Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and Republican Lindsey Graham, who lead the Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on crime and terrorism, have launched an investigation into Russia's election meddling. Mr. Graham said he hasn't heard back from DOJ or the Federal Bureau of Investigation on whether there's any evidence of a warrant that would have allowed such wiretapping.
Vasu who was a BJP municipality member was on his usual morning walk when some unidentified goons attacked him. Political circles are abuzz with rumours that Vasu was a political target of BJP rivals in Anekal even as police are investigating the murder from all possible prospects.
A month since the murder, no family members of the deceased had come forward to claim the body. Police said last week they had confirmed the victim was Kim Jong Nam, but refused to say how. North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador, Kim In Ryong, said in NY that "from A to Z, this case is the product of reckless moves of the United States and South Korean authorities", who he said are trying to tarnish the North's image and bringing down its social system.
He also repeated the government's charges that bans on rallies are "fascist practices". "They will learn what diplomacy is", he growled, adding that what happened "cannot remain unanswered". Ms Kaya's arrival, by road, was seen as a further provocation by Turkey on the part of the Dutch - although Mr Rutte says his government remains "in favour" of speaking with Mr Erdogan and his colleagues to find a resolution.
A Sukhoi fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan on Wednesday, but both pilots are safe, the Indian Air Force said. The jet, which was on a routine sortie, crashed near Shivkar Kurla village of the district soon after it took off from Jodhpur air base.
Swaraj, who returned to Parliament after prolonged illness, also hit out at the Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge who had criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP government in this issue. "Safety and security of Indians is our top most priority", a visibly healthy Swaraj told the Lok Sabha while speaking on the attacks on Indians living overseas.
This would give Parliament a say on the final Brexit deal. Theresa May has been granted the power to formally start the Brexit process whenever she wants, after parliament approved legislation on Monday night granting the government the power to invoke Article 50.
But the plan would leave 24 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 than there would be under Obamacare. Hours after the CBO report was released , the House Budget Committee postponed its consideration of the Republican Bill until tomorrow.
Restrictions vary by airline. FlightAware shows that 1,213 flights are cancelled to and from USA airports on Tuesday , with airports like Baltimore/Washington International with 211 flights put on hold. American Airlines: Depending on the airport, passengers traveling to or from affected cities can change their flights to March 15 or March 17 without a fee.
Wes Morgan became the first ever Jamaican to score in a Champions League game as reigning English champions Leicester City dramatically overturned a first-leg deficit to beat Sevilla 2-0 and storm into the last eight of the Europe's most celebrated competition on Tuesday.
However, the Trumps paid an additional $31 million in the so-called "alternative minimum tax", or AMT. "I love Rachel Maddow but she was played", wrote filmmaker Rob Reiner on social media. "It's a possibility, and it could have been leaked by someone in his direction", Johnston stated. Trump supporters, as you can imagine, were even more insulting to Maddow.
She said she chose to confront the press secretary over questions regarding Russia's alleged ties to the Trump administration. Chauhan asked him. This would be the Russian Federation meddling stuff that has cast a shadow over the election of Spicer's boss, Donald Trump.
Turkey told the Netherlands on Sunday that it would retaliate in the "harshest ways" after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking in Rotterdam, as a row over Ankara's political campaigning among Turkish immigrants escalated. German chancellor Angela Merkel has also said the Turkish description of the Netherlands as being fascist and racist are "completely unacceptable" and has pledged full support to the Netherlands, NOS said.
However, broader markets closed in the positive zone. The National Stock Exchange Nifty Index settled higher by 152.45 points, or 1.71 per cent, at a life-time high of 9,087, surpassing its previous record of 8,996.25 on March 3, 2015. Data showing faster than expected acceleration in wholesale price and retail price inflation in February too appear to be weighing on sentiment. Its stock is trading at Rs 283.75 per share, up by 4.88%.
The Netherlands has not had Germany's problems with migrants or the economic problems of France, so why has Wilders become so popular? The country's general election is seen as an indicator of just how much far-right populism and nationalism have taken root in Europe following the U.K.'s Brexit vote a year ago.
If it gets parliamentary approval, this will be the second such Scottish independence referendum after 2014, when the region had voted to remain part of the UK. But Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said Ms Sturgeon had been "utterly irresponsible". An independent Scotland would be hugely dependent on oil revenues from the North Sea fields and secession would raise many pressing economic issues, including what currency the new state could adopt.
The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that the unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent in the three months through January, from 4.8 percent in the quarter through December. The latest figures show the number of people out of work in Wales is below the United Kingdom average. Economists polled by Reuters had expected no change in the rate.
Also sworn in were four MLAs from the Naga People's Party and one each from the BJP, the Naga People's Front, the Lok Janashakti Party and the Congress, who switched over. Outgoing Congress chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh who submitted his resignation on Monday, has urged Governor Najma Heptullah to accept his claim to head the next government in Manipur on the basis of a letter of support from the 4-member NPP.
The White House issued a statement saying that Trump had a responsibility to pay no more tax than was legally required. Last year, The New York Times published pages from Trump's 1995 tax filings that showed the President had declared a loss of almost $916 million that year.
The White House verified the authenticity of the tax documents in Maddow's possession but did not release any documents with its statement. " You know you are desperate for rating when you are willing to violate the law to push a story about two pages of tax returns from over a decade ago ", the statement read .
On Friday, Malaysian police confirmed that Kim Chol and Kim Jong-nam was the same person, but refused to say how they identified Kim. On Friday, Malaysian police formally identified Jong Nam as the victim of a nerve agent attack at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13 - but did not release details on how the identity was determined to ensure "the security of witnesses".
The chain-reaction collision reportedly involved a dozen or more tractor trailers in the wind-driven blizzard conditions along the Highway 401 corridor, along with, many passenger vehicle collisions. Residences around the highway did not have to be evacuated, Barr says, adding that the evacuation was only applied to the highway and the people involved in the crash.
The suspects are said to be two Thai women who arrived at the Bangkok airport on separate flights. Upon checking the luggage, the joint forces found that the goods inside the two briefcases weighed 51.1kg and 60.84kg each, and suspected they were rhino horns.
North Korea already has criticized the Carl Vinson's participation, warning it would stage "merciless ultra-precision strikes" if the carrier violates its sovereignty. "All of the efforts that we have taken thus far to attempt to persuade North Korea to, again, engage in meaningful negotiations have fallen short, to be honest", State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in Washington last week.
Sharmila reached Bengaluru airport at 10.30pm on Monday and reached Attapady the next morning on March 14, which also happens to be her 44th birthday. After ending her fast past year, she had floated a political party and fielded candidates in three seats. Sharmila has, however, vowed to resume and continue her fight against the AFSPA in Manipur.
The State's Governor Najma Heptullah has invited the BJP to form the government in Manipur. Criticising the developments, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram said that the party that came at second spot has no right to form government, and slammed the BJP for "stealing elections" in Goa and Manipur.
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry spokesman Anuar Zhainakov confirmed that Syrian armed opposition from the northern and southern fronts are expected to arrive in the capital Astana late Wednesday. The Astana talks, brokered by Russian Federation and Turkey, are centered on reaching a cease-fire in Syria and getting humanitarian relief to millions of suffering civilians.
A review of the Izumo published by the Center for International Maritime Security last April argues that it could be modified to launch jet fighters with short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) capability, such as the new F-35 joint strike fighter to which Japan has access .