The operation "targeted Takfiri forces in the Deir Ezzor region in Eastern Syria ". Iran had earlier insinuated that the USA and Saudi Arabia - its chief regional foe - had encouraged the June 7 attacks on Iran's Parliament and the mausoleum of the late Supreme Leader , Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , killing 17 people.
The final day of the session did not see an agreement on mayoral control , but the Senate did confirm a new chairman of the MTA, Joe Lhota, who Governor Andrew Cuomo nominated late Wednesday evening. The mayoral-control bill is set to expire at the end of this month; county sales tax laws at the end of the year. "We're going keep driving [the inmate population] down with every tool we have, but we can't get off Rikers, unless there are specific places where the local leadership accept a ...
The justices will review a November ruling that the Republican-led legislature's redrawing of state legislative districts in 2011 amounted to "an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander ", a term meaning manipulating electoral boundaries for an unfair political advantage.
The officer was apparently attacked because he had allegedly been taking pictures of people coming out of the mosque. Vaid further said that three people have been identified for lynching the Dy SP and informed that two have them have already been arrested.
The office is expected to issue its report on the Senate draft next week. At least four GOP senators - Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah - said they can not support the bill, jeopardizing its chances for passage, though they would be open to negotiation.
A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque e. The Islington borough of North London, of which Finsbury Park is a part, is home to a large Muslim community. London police chief Cressida Dick described it as "quite clearly an attack on Muslims". They also complained that a recent spike in hate crimes targeting Muslims has garnered little attention.
Moreover, the head of the French Shooting Federation said police had visited Djaziri's shooting club to enquire about him - implying they knew about his keen interest in guns. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, meanwhile, told reporters there were enough explosives in the vehicle "to allow him to blow up this auto..." A vehicle packed with weapons and explosives has rammed a police van on the Champs-Elysees in Paris .
Critics of the changes warn that scaling back travel could hurt small businesses that have sprung up in Cuba , catering to a wave of USA tourists who have come to the island since the travel ban was relaxed. "But we'll make sure those profits will not benefit the Cuban military", said a senior official. The president has been critical of actions that meant to warm decades of icy relations with the communist island nation - efforts punctuated by a trip to Havana a year ago , on which Obama ...
At a Wednesday news conference, Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, said there isn't enough information to know why the shooter accumulated names of those six lawmakers. The investigation lends a rough timeline of movements and activities of the gunman, James "Tom" Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, before the shooting happened.
Dozens of soldiers were deployed to the scene of the incident. Authorities reported damage to the police station, saying the attacker had tried to drive into the gate of the facility but detonated the explosives against the wall instead. On June 15, al-Shabab fighters assaulted two popular Mogadishu restaurants. The group also faces a new military push from the United States after President Donald Trump approved expanded operations, including airstrikes.
Also on Monday, a Russian jet flew within several feet of a United States reconnaissance plane over the Baltics. A video of Wednesday's incident broadcast on a TV channel run by the Russian Ministry of Defense showed an F-16 flying parallel with the minister's plane at a short distance.
Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said in a statement that Griner was in good condition in the hospital after getting shot in the ankle and that Bailey was treated and released following a minor injury. Scalise was one of five people injured when a lone gunman opened fire at an Alexandria, Va., playground June 14. Several procedures over the course of the next 60 hours stopped the bleeding so surgeons could begin repairing Scalise's shattered pelvis and ruptured organs.
The U.S. -led Combined Joint Task Force said the drone displayed "hostile intent" as it approached the outpost. The U.S. military reports they have shot down an armed Syrian drone that was targeting American troops in Southeastern Syria .
The incident closely followed Sunday's USA downing of a piloted Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countryside after it dropped bombs near US -backed forces. On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 attack jet after it fired on US allies near the city of Tabqa, which is well to the north of Tanf.
The government will also offer a grace period of most likely up to two years to allow people to regularise their status so that "no one will face a cliff edge", she said. "She is now very much weakened, and as a result of that bruising election result the kind of attitude and the tone that's being shared here in Europe is being softened too", he said.
Meanwhile, Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu and ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will also look to storm into the last eight when they play their respective women's singles second rounds later today. The second game started on a similar note, with Praneeth taking an early lead of 4-1. It meant that their clash on Friday would be a repeat of the Singapore Open final, which Praneeth had won in three games on the strength of his superior stamina.
The Ohio coroner's office said on Tuesday that it had not been able to determine the cause of Warmbier's death after carrying out an external examination. The reason that we had this dialogue today is to have an open and frank dialogue about what more can be done in areas of common interests, and I would point out to you that China's end state on the Korean peninsula in terms of nuclear weapons is the same as ours and we continue to work towards that end state.
Moscow said Trump's policy changes showed that "anti-Cuban discourse is still widely in demand". Trump's new policy will eliminate such self-certified visits by individuals while still allowing them to be done as group tours, and also retaining some individual travel under other authorized categories such as religious, artistic and journalistic activities, officials said.
The two-time MP, who was the Governor of Bihar when he was announced as the NDA's presidential nominee, would be a good administrator, Panneerselvam added. The election is scheduled for 17 July and the counting of votes will take place on 20 July. Backed by parties like AIADMK, BJD, JD (U ), TRS and YRS Congress , the NDA has secured 682,722 out of 10,98,903 votes in the electoral college.
Responding to another query if the Sena would support the opposition parties if they announce a name already suggested by the Sena, Thackeray said , "I had announced the names of Mohan Bhagwat and M S Swaminathan a week back. Kovind's nomination will help the party to consolidate Dalit vote bank ahead of polls. Mayawati told ANI that it could have been better if BJP would have selected a name from a non-political background.
In special elections for House seats vacated by Republicans who wound up in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, Democrats went 0-for-4 losing races in Georgia, Montana, South Carolina and Kansas. During Wednesday's caucus meeting, Pelosi reportedly stressed to her fellow lawmakers that while the results have been disappointing, the party was making headway in districts that have been largely Republican-controlled for years .
Earlier, a spokesman for the militant group said they had taken civilians to a safe place after a gunfight erupted with troops and did not intend to hold them. The rebels may have taken advantage of a massive military offensive against militants aligned with the Islamic State group who have laid siege to the southern city of Marawi, and plotted to attack military targets elsewhere, military spokesman Brig.
Sekulow says that Trump hasn't been notified of any investigation. Schiff also said he believes recent congressional testimony from Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions points to signs of possible obstruction by Trump that warrant further investigation.
Ftouhi spent some time in public, unsecured areas of the airport before going to a restroom where he dropped two bags before attacking the officer with a 12-inch knife that had an 8-inch serrated blade, Gelios said. He said the regional airport was "shut down and secure" and no other threats had been identified. The officer is recovering. Later Wednesday, Canadian police descended on an apartment in eastern Montreal that is connected to the suspect.
The settlement, Amichai, will house the residents of the illegal Amona outpost, which the Israeli Supreme Court ordered demolished for being built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land. Mladenov was delivering the second report on implementation of the resolution adopted by the council in December condemning Israeli settlements as a "flagrant violation" of global law.
South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis announced a levy on major banks, to raise $370 million over four years, as part of his state budget on Thursday. Just a few days after the country's government passed its controversial tax levy bill on Australia's biggest banks, the state of South Australia has now twisted the thumbscrews even tighter .
Post the end-moment announcement of the presidential nominee by the Opposition, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav-faction member Ramgopal Yadav on Friday said Meira Kumar is a better candidate than NDA Government's presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind.
The enemy has withdrawn. they failed", Mr Padilla said, adding that troops were in pursuit of the militants. Padilla said it was possible the attack was meant to disrupt an ongoing military offensive against a separate group of IS-aligned militants who laid siege May 23 in Marawi in Lanao del Sur province, also in the country's south.
Meanwhile, the holiday is expected to see thousands of Muslims converge on the Black Stars Square in Accra for prayers and speeches to be read after which the day of merry-making continues. Later, everyone wishes each other and exchange gifts with love. As we await the moon sighting and the grand celebration of Eid 2017, here is everything you need to know about the importance of Eid ka Chand and when and how Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated in India .
Since the end of the season, the Reds have been heavily linked with a move for Roma's Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah and, according to a deleted tweet from EgyptAir, the former Chelsea man has travelled into the United Kingdom today to finalise a deal.
Sekulow is one of the newest additions to the collection of attorneys defending Trump, having signed on earlier this month, CNN reported . On Fox, it got heated with the host, Wallace "I do not appreciate", Sekulow said , "you putting words in my mouth when I've been crystal clear that the president is not and has not been under investigation ".
Netanyahu announced Tuesday on Twitter that "work began today on-site, as I promised, to establish the new settlement", including a picture of construction equipment breaking ground. But Israel has not built a full-fledged new settlement since the 1990s. But the Israeli leader faces political pressure from the settler movement, which wields strong influence in his right-wing governing coalition.
Chief Minister E Palanisamy had on Wednesday announced the faction's support to Kovind, who has since resigned as Governor of Bihar. "I have informed of my decision to Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) national president Nitish Kumar that he can not vote for Mr.
The North's leader Kim Jong-un described it as a "revolutionary breakthrough" for the nation's space program, according to the Korean Central News Agency. Ambassador Kye Chun-yong said North Korea was willing to discuss a possible freezing of its nuclear and missile tests under certain circumstances. The Trump administration has made the issue one of its top priorities.
Doctors said they have very limited information about Warmbier's condition before his arrival in the United States and have not had any contact with North Korean medical officials. She says Yun's visit to Warmbier along with two doctors took place in a North Korean hospital. Gratton told the Post he has been in intermittent contact with Warmbier's parents over the past 18 months - and that he's "stunned" nobody from the USA government or the tour group ever tried to contact him to ask ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that North Korea had released an American student serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. "We'll be relieved to have him home and are looking forward to surrounding him with people who love him". After being detained in North Korea for nearly a year-and-a-half, an American student has finally been released , but only to reunite with his family in a state of coma .
The police on Friday night raided the residence of senior GJM leader Binay Tamang, following which party activists tried to torch a PWD office in Bijanbari area in Darjeeling . This afternoon, Mamata had said in Nabanna: "They (the protesters in the hills) are using arms and bombs". An eerie silence prevailed on Sunday in Singhamari, the stronghold of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).
Announcing the result of the collation, the Returning Officer, Adamu Yusuf said that 188,588 out of the 360,098 in the senatorial district endowed Melaye's recall. However, in a stunning twist Wednesday, members of his constituents formally made the petition for his recall at the INEC headquarters in Abuja. Addressing journalists after their meeting with INEC chairman, Cornelius told journalists that they have been able gather 52.3 per cent more than the constitutionally required 50.1 per ...
The GJM leaders have been charged under Sections 302 and 120B, sources said referring to the last week's violence when several Government properties including police vehicles were torched by angry Morcha supporters and a person was killed.
The insider attack took place at 2 p.m. yesterday at an Afghan National Army headquarters at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan's third largest city. Western officials say most insider attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots. The insurgents are also targeting the global coalition supporting Afghan forces.
Rubio said Trump did not have a specific "ask" for lawmakers. In those photos , Rubio can be seen reaching for the first daughter with outstretched arms, while Trump stands stiffly, arms at her side. Ivanka Trump's ramrod posture and the ungainly movements of a Republican senator were all it took to distract the public from a government meeting on Wednesday about paid family leave .
Yoga has also played a big role in bridging India with the world, he claimed. Today yoga has become a part of common man's life. It was to mark this year's celebration of International Day of Yoga which falls on June 21 , organised by the High Commission of India in Accra with support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Ghana.
The final report followed the US intelligence community's initial statement in October 2016 that claimed senior Russian officials directed the hacking of Democratic Party organizations during the 2016 presidential campaign. This came after he declined to comment to Politico by using the oldest trick in the book: Saying, "I can't hear you", and abruptly hanging up. "Your whole job is speaking for the administration!" "I'd be glad to touch base".
Carlos Victor Ganzon SibayanFire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan of Chula Vista, and Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass of San Diego were among seven crew members of the USS Fitzgerald killed Saturday. Richardson was also planning to meet with Marine Self-Defence Force and Japan Coast Guard officials to express appreciation for assisting in search efforts, Kyodo News reported.
In February, 10 ultra-orthodox passengers stood in the aisles and refused to take their seats, causing a delay on an easyJet flight to the United Kingdom before female passengers agreed to move so the flight could leave. The ruling now requires El Al to define its procedures and explain them to all in-flight staff in writing and through training. Airline El Al lost a lawsuit against them that alleged gender discrimination because women were being told to change seats when men refused to ...
President Trump announced his intention to choose Johnson in January, at a luncheon the day before the inauguration. The New York Jets haven't made the playoffs since 2010, but owner Woody Johnson is in line for a promotion. Johnson has faced questions about tax arrangements with avoidance schemes deployed by his investment firm earlier; however, he cleared all the allegations against him by settling the outstanding taxes and interest with the help of professional advisers, according ...
Jammu: The Pakistan troops on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir . One armed intruder has also been killed while another is injured. The BAT attack was foiled on the day when Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Tioba (LeT) suffered a major setback when security forces killed three top militants including its "chief political assassin", Majid Hamid Mir dreaded for killing pro-India politicians, in an overnight operation at Kakpora village in South ...
The head of Israel's air force said that the military was prepared to launch another, surprise war against neighboring Lebanon if necessary and that, despite plans for a mass evacuation of civilians, innocent people were likely to die. "As of now, the organization has established several outposts used by Hezbollah in the Western sector of the Israel-Lebanon border". UNIFIL, the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, said it was looking into the Israeli allegations.
He was convicted of molestation in 2004 and sentenced to prison. Upon his release, English moved into his mother's home in Bristow, next door to where the victim has always resided. Rep. Hilbert described Danyelle's situation as "unconscionable", and told LawNewz .com that he's working on a legislative remedy. "Such a burden should not be placed on the victim ".
However, Kumble resigned before the team left London for the West Indies . Become a subscriber to the Trinidad Express Newspapers for access to all our articles via our vNEWS. West Indies' Captain Jason Holder prepare for a crucial ODI series against India that could determine whether his team achieves direct qualification for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.