A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of Pará, with at least seven people confirmed dead, authorities said on Wednesday. Ferries , fishing vessels and big commercial ships ply the Amazon waterways as one of the main forms of transport in a region with relatively few roads.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that its ban on the sale of liquor within 500 m of state and national highways does not apply to licensed outlets that fall within municipal area. According to Kothare, most of the owners of retail liquor shops and bars had already paid the license fee for renewal, although they knew that the ban was to be imposed on June 1.
A helicopter of the Swiss Army was also activated in the search operation. Police and residents stressed that the mobile phone coverage in the area was spotty at best, voicing hope that might explain why the missing had not been in touch.
That speech prompted Republican strategist Rick Wilson, a Trump critic, to opine on CNN that the speech was "an astounding chain of lies tied together by lunatic asides by a man who obviously is mentally unstable". Seventy-one percent say his behavior is not what they expect from a president, while 27 percent disagree. In a poll earlier this week by USA public radio and television networks and Marist University, 62 percent of respondents said the statues should not be removed.
Sheriff Reed says investigators saw "red flags" early on in the investigation, which is why they obtained the search warrant that lead to the discovery of Savannah's remains. Mrs Ruud told investigators that she put Savannah up for adoption when she was born and that the girl spent most of her life in Minnesota. A 16-year-old girl who may have been murdered by her biological mother with the aid of her mother's boyfriend suffered horrific abuse in the months leading up to her death, according ...
Qamar Javed Bajwa said: "We are not looking for any material or financial assistance from the U.S but trust, understanding and acknowledgement of our contributions", according to the military's media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
According to the Memorandum signed by G. Karthikeyen the then Power Minister, the funds for the renovation were to be arranged by SNC-Lavalin from the Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada, and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
Hall told the Washington Post of Papadopoulos' attempts to set up a meeting between Trump officials and the Kremlin. The email from top Trump campaign official Rick Dearborn to other campaign staff mentioned that an unnamed individual was working on connecting campaign officials to the Kremlin, CNN reported late Wednesday.
Racial discrimination was one of the death penalty's flaws - along with its costs, risks and failure as a deterrent - cited by State Attorney Ayala, the first African American to be elected to that position in Florida . "In other words, this court after giving notice of a change of fact decided that Mr. Asay was not entitled to be heard at all, let alone meaningfully heard, as to what this change in fact means in regards to the litigation that has occurred during the past 26 years regarding ...
The teacher then walks away and the student comes up and punches him in the face. A student named Gustavo Miramontes, 17, who also goes to South Divison said that the teacher in the video is well known among kids, NBC affiliate WTMJ-TV reported .
Mattis attended a Ukranian Independence Day parade in the capital before sitting down with his Ukrainian counterpart, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, and President Petro Poroshenko . He recalled a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the United States would insist on restoring Ukraine's territorial integrity and guaranteeing the security of all Ukrainian citizens.
After issuing an order against the immersion of Durga idols on Dashami, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee clarified on Wednesday night that except a 24-hour period, immersions can take place. Several people were injured in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in North 24 Parganas. "I urge everybody to cooperate with the administration and also with each other so that there was no communal problem", she said after a meeting with the organisers of the community Durga Puja committees ...
Both the Malaysian government and the White House said the two countries were looking forward to celebrating the 60th anniversary of bilateral ties. Malaysia is one of the U.S.'s closest allies and trading partners in Southeast Asia. In civil lawsuits, the Justice Department has sought to seize a total of about US$1.7 billion in assets it says were bought with misappropriated 1MDB funds.
Khan told the BBC , 'We are extremely happy. The apex court has given crores of Muslim women the right to live with self-respect, equality and dignity by declaring the triple talaq unconstitutional . Justice Kurian Joseph who wrote one of the two majority verdicts agreed with the minority verdict penned by Chief Justice J S Khehar that The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937, is not a law regulating talaq .
Addressing the terrorist group directly, he said, "We may not win one, but neither will you". Meanwhile, the United States media continued to debate President Trump's new strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia as an opinion article in the New York Times cautioned that alienating Pakistan could make the situation in Afghanistan far worse.
The poster also features Tej Pratap Yadav- another son of RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav who was also the Health Minister of Bihar in Nitish Kumar's cabinet during "Mahagathbandhan" government. Tejashwi Yadav also said he has not been allowed to hold a meeting in Bhagalpur for more than a week as the "government is afraid" that he will expose Srijan scam and the leaders behind it.
Both countries said they were leading the search and rescue operation for the missing sailors. The International Court of Justice ruled in 2008 that Pedra Branca, which means "white rock" in Portuguese, belonged to Singapore and a nearby feature called Middle Rocks belonged to Malaysia.
Yogi Adityanath's call for action came a a day before his scheduled visit to Gorakhpur . Yogi Adityanath directed the officials that there should be no disruption in supply of medicine, chemicals and other necessary items in medical colleges and hospitals in the state.
Tropical Depression Harvey reformed Wednesday in the Gulf of Mexico and is forecast to strengthen and move northwest towards the middle Texas coast by Friday night. Should the system become a tropical storm, forecasters say it will likely move toward the southeast coast of Florida, largely avoiding the Gulf of Mexico.
According a statement released on Thursday by the Qatari Foreign Ministry's Public Relations Office, the top Qatari diplomat will return to Iran to resume his diplomatic work. Qatar long has denied funding extremists. So far, Qatar has largely stared down its neighbors, ignoring an initial 10-day deadline to respond to their demands and continuing to seek a diplomatic solution.
Police are investigating whether the suspect stabbed the Spanish man and stole his auto, some 90 minutes after the Barcelona attack . "There is no doubt that Pau Perez was stabbed by Younes Abouyaaqoub ", (the only attacker at large), confirmed Josep Lluis Trapero, chief of the Catalan police, Mossos d'Esquadra.
The government had already moved the High Court to expunge the remark against the minister. Mr Vijayan's stand on the controversy was unusual, he said and alleged that the Chief Minister was protecting the minister. Shylaja, said K.V , As Reported By Hindu . UDF MLAs V P Sajeendran, N Shamsuddin, Roji M John, Eldose Kunnappally and T V Ibrahim have been on a "satyagraha" demanding the minister's resignation.
KHARTOUM | The ambassador of Russian Federation to Sudan , Mirgayas Shirinsky, was found dead Wednesday in his residence in Khartoum announced that the sudanese ministry of foreign Affairs. Both the deaths were among the high profile assassination events of the year. Nine have died since late 2016. Shirinsky is the ninth Russian diplomat to have died within a year.
North Korea and Syria had reportedly been cooperating on efforts to fix and maintain Syria's arsenal of short-range Scud missiles and the country's air defense systems. North Korea has been caught doing business with a Syrian agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program, Reuters reported Monday quoting a United Nations report.
Both Senators Nash and Xenophon will refer their dual citizenship cases to the High Court when Parliament returns on September 4. Unlike the two Greens senators, Joyce and the four others refused to reign and referred their case to Australia's High Court, where legal experts say, they have little chance.
England kept their opponents pinned back after the break, and it took some superb French defence to deny them after 20 phases of forward-dominated attacking, before a penalty was awarded for offside and Scarratt landed her second-successful kick.
Trump gave signs of pardoning the controversial former sheriff, who was convicted last month of criminal contempt at a rally in Phoenix, Ariz. Tonight he went even further, defending his own failed responses to white supremacy, and claiming that 'they're trying to take away our history and our heritage'.
LG Electronics has been making efforts to beef up its vehicle component business. The project will mean at least 292 new MI jobs, including factory workers in Hazel Park and engineers at the expanded LG R&D Center in Troy, Mich. LG Electronics has four business units: home entertainment, mobile communications, home appliance & air solutions, and vehicle components. The company will soon begin construction on the world's most advanced production plant for washing machines in Clarksville, ...
He said that Haqqanis and other terrorist groups had been eliminated from North Waziristan during the major offensive launched during 2014. "China is committed to facilitating Afghanistan's peace and reconciliation process and political dialogue is the only solution to the Afghanistan issue", Yang said.
The DHS officials said 126,472 apprehensions have been made in the first half of this year, a 46 percent increase from the first half of 2016. She tweeted that the email's objective was to provide reporters with "research on Trump's lies" and noted that DNC chair Tom Perez earlier this month said a massive border wall along the southern border of the USA is "ludicrous" and a waste of tax dollars.
The UN warning marks the seventh such alert issued in the past decade. They mainly concern countries gripped by ethnic and religious strife, including Burundi, Nigeria, Iraq and Ivory Coast. Trump drew widespread condemnation when he blamed both sides for violence that broke out at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., organized by neo-Nazis and white nationalists.
President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday placed sanctions on various Russian and Chinese companies and individuals that have conducted business with North Korea. China's Foreign Ministry quickly demanded a withdrawal of the new Treasury Department sanctions, insisting the government in Beijing has fully complied with U.N.
Structures were left in shambles after Typhoon Hato hit Macau. Most businesses in Hong Kong were forced to close on Wednesday as a result of wind and rain and uprooted trees and wreaked havoc around the city. Swathes of marine rubbish washed up on beaches and in coastal residential areas, including white globs of palm oil which have been coming ashore since a massive spillage at sea earlier this month.
This morning the words on the statue - Sacred to the Memory of Chris. A video posted on YouTube shows a man approaching a 44-foot tall obelisk, allegedly the oldest monument to Columbus in the US, with a sign reading " the future is racial and economic justice ".
The statue is in the state's Confederate Monumental Park and sits next door to the Old Capitol where MS voted to secede on January 7, 1861, in order to maintain and expand slavery into "free" states. The military bases named after Southern generals need new names, too; why honor men who committed treason against the very United States these bases are obligated to defend? Texas has a lot of monuments to fallen heroes.
Cooke estimated several thousand Atlantic salmon escaped. It is unknown the exact number of fish that escaped, but Warren said the net was holding about three million pounds of fish when it imploded. "But virtually nothing has been done to solve any of them". Anglers do not have to report Atlantic salmon on their catch record cards. A more detailed written report is then submitted to the department within seven days.
At a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Trump said his aggressive rhetoric was starting to bear fruit. It claims a drought that emaciated crops earlier this year will mean many people, including those in its million-strong army, will be left without proper access to food.
The government is also deploying immigration officials to Cornwall, Ontario, to be able to do "on-site" eligibility hearings, Hussen said. But in the first two weeks of August, more than 3,600 people crossed into the country from the US. regardless of (their) faith". The ministers sought to disabuse migrants of the notions that they could stay in Canada for purely economic reasons and that the process would be easy.
Besides CJI Khehar, the other judges of the nine-judge bench are Justices J Chelameswar , S A Bobde, R K Agrawal, R F Nariman, A M Sapre, D Y Chandrachud, S K Kaul and S Abdul Nazeer . The petitioners had argued that right to life under Article 21 of the constitution would include the right to privacy though it is not expressly stated in the constitution.
The statement said no country in the world has done more than Pakistan to counter the menace of terrorism. He said President Trump's statement was discussed at a session of the Federal Cabinet on Tuesday and it would be further discussed at the forthcoming session of the National Security Committee with a view to formulating a comprehensive and unified response.
For some, the grand prize would be their opporunity to donate to charities they care about. However, there are some things Laura Albert, UW-Madison probability expert says you should consider before picking your numbers. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win the second prize of at least $1 million. Stafford Pelish said he usually takes that approach and bought a ticket Tuesday night.
China is North Korea's neighbor and main trading partner and USA foreign policy experts say Chinese companies have long had a key role in financing Pyongyang . The US has just praised the North for refraining from provocations amid drills in the region with ally South Korea . The agency slapped sanctions on 16 Chinese and Russian individuals and companies, accusing them of supporting North Korea's nuclear program and attempting to evade USA sanctions.
The company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is suing Greenpeace and other organizations it has labeled as "rogue environmental groups and militant individuals". BankTrack called the allegations "outrageous" and, echoing Greenpeace, said in a statement that the lawsuit is an attempt "to silence civil society organizations, and to curb their crucial role in helping to foster business conduct globally that protects the environment, recognizes the rights and interests of all ...
Saudi Arabian Airlines on Sunday said Qatari authorities had refused to grant a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight, scheduled to transport Qatari hajj pilgrims, permission to land at Hamad International Airport. Hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca that every able-bodied and financially able Muslim is obliged to undertake at least once during their lifetime. Muslims from around the world gather in Makkah to perform the annual Hajj.
A White House memo will instruct Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to discharge transgender servicemembers on the grounds of "deployability", or the ability to serve in a war zone, according to officials who spoke to the Wall Street Journal . That took the Pentagon by surprise. The memo, which is expected to drop in the next few days, will give Mattis six months to prepare for the ban's execution.
The voting began at 8 am and progressed at a slow pace in the first few hours and rose to 24.39 per cent even after five hours of voting at 1 am, said officials. The Congress has fielded Surender Kumar who is a three-time MLA from Bawana. An AAP volunteer at a polling booth in Pooth Khurd village in Bawana constituency said: "Low voter turnout is worrying".
A federal judge in Texas has again thrown out the state's controversial voter ID law, which required voters to show one of several approved forms of photo ID to cast a ballot. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton responded to Wednesday's ruling with a statement promising to appeal the lower court's "outrageous" new decision.
Leonia police say that an 18-year-old woman was house and dog sitting for a friend on August 20 when the thefts occurred. Elena Ramirez, a resident of Garfield , said she got a call from her brother on Monday saying a white a dog was running around near where they lived.
But as she continued "shopping", she started hiding bottles in her trousers and even her top. At first, the video shows her putting the bottles in her purse. Police are offering $300 for information in the case. Several other persons may have been involved and were also wanted for questioning in connection with this event.
The Treasury Department says the new round of sanctions complements those passed by the United Nations Security Council earlier this month. "Treasury will continue to increase pressure on North Korea by targeting those who support the advancement of nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and isolating them from the American financial system", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the statement .