If the tiny island nation succeeds, it will be the first country in the world to return to marriage defined exclusively between a man and a woman. But it appears unlikely that the governor will block the bill. "It is crucial that Governor Rankin reject this assault on equality". "This is a human rights issue". They said it is discriminatory because same-sex couples would have only the option of domestic partnerships while opposite-sex couples could choose between marriage or a domestic ...
A plane has crashed to the ground just some moments after it took off from an airport, a development which has sparked swift rescue operations. Emergency first responders helped the 22 passengers and three crew members. Emergency services raced to the crash site along with search-and-rescue teams in a desperate bid to locate survivors. "Right now our primary concern remains with the passenger and crew that we're trying to look after right now", said Philipenko.
Austintown police arrested him Tuesday afternoon. According to police, Maruna began chatting with the undercover cop on a dating app, which turned sexually graphic, with the college student allegedly sending nude photos. Maruna was also reportedly busted with an iPhone, Macbook computer and three zip drives. He is facing charges of importuning (offering services as a prostitute), disseminating material harmful or obscene to juveniles, possession of criminal tools and unlawful sexual ...
The final hearing on the petitions challenging the Aadhaar scheme itself would commence from 17 January next year. The Supreme Court today reserved its order for tomorrow on a clutch of interim pleas seeking a stay on governments decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar with welfare schemes, as the Centre conceded saying it would extend the deadline up to March 31 next year.
Earlier on Thursday, Guterres met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and reaffirmed their determination to keep up the pressure on North Korea to rid the country of its nuclear weapons. The measures are crucial to ensure that sanctions are in place and achieve the goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, he said. At a joint press conference held after the meeting, Abe said he and Guterres completely agreed that the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is essential for regional peace ...
Firefighters stand outside a gas plant after an explosion occurred near Baumgarten an der March, Austria, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. But Red Cross spokeswoman Sonja Kellner told the Austria Press Agency that one person had been killed and 18 were injured, one of them seriously who has since been airlifted to hospital in Vienna.
Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) also detained the leader of the group, Paul Golding , who was there supporting his colleague. The police confirmed that a 31-year-old woman had been arrested as part of an investigation into "an incident at a peace wall". Ms Fransen, who gained global notoriety after her Islamophobic tweets were shared by Donald Trump , claimed Mr Goulding was arrested on "trumped-up charges".
The explosion took place on Monday around 7:20 am, in an underground tunnel linking the Port Authority Bus Terminal to Times Square. New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the three other people injured were suffering from ringing in the ears and headaches, due to their proximity to the blast in an enclosed corridor.
Pakistan strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, voicing its concern "over the implications of this decision for global peace and security, especially in the Middle East", according to a Foreign Office statement.
Defense Minister Liberman said on Thursday during a visit to a security plant in Sderot, "the latest fire from Gaza has nothing to do with Israeli deterrence". The Trump administration upended that logic, casting the step as a "recognition of reality" that Jerusalem has always been the seat of the Israeli government.
Responding to a question, External Affairs Minister spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India's request for consular access to Mr. Pakistan alleges that Kulbhushan Jadhav was involved in terror-related activities and hence "evidence" to back that claim will be furnished which would also include the confessions of Kulbhushan Jadhav.
The submarines, designed by French naval defense and energy company DCNS, are being built by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai as part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy. Last October, India commissioned its first nuclear submarine INS Arihant . "On July 12, 1999, the Cabinet Committee on Security accorded approval for a 30-year plan for the construction of a series of submarines for the Indian Navy in two phases, with the second phase to be indigenous", said Commodore Anil Jai Singh ...
Stephen Colbert is "livid" about the White House reportedly firing Omarosa Manigault Newman , but not for the reason you think. "[Omarosa] believes she'd be a good candidate for an undersecretary position", the report said , adding that she also is "eyeing an ambassador role with Nigeria ...
Police earlier put the death toll at 15. The security chiefs said the circumstances under which the suicide bomber infiltrated the heavily guarded police academy remain unclear. The group, which is allied to al-Qaeda, is battling the UN-backed government in Somalia. A 22,000-strong African Union force (Amisom) is in Somalia trying to help the government recapture territory from militants.
Clair, Livingston, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Lapeer, Monroe, Midland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Genesee counties. The Winter Storm Warning for Chenango and Cortland Counties also remains in effect. Skies could be partly cloudy outside of the band, but it's still going to be windy and cold. Most areas will probably see about 3 to 5 inches of snow once the overnight and morning snows stop, Ansuini said.
Smiley is calling for about an inch of accumulation along the Interstate 80 corridor, while Pittsburgh will see less. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 10 a.m. This map shows the snow moving out of the area by 9 p.m. Wednesday , Dec. 13, 2017. The warning, issued by the National Weather Service , alerts drivers that heavy snow will cause hazardous travel during rush hour traffic this afternoon and evening.
Weather experts have predicted a double-digit rise in temperatures today before the United Kingdom is hit by freezing winds from the north. But still it's another chilly day, with winds from the northwest gusting near 30 miles per hour, keeping wind chills mainly in the upper 20s to low 30s under partly sunny skies.
It was reacting to Donald Trump's post about last night's special Senate Election in Alabama. You endorsed him you tool! Anderson Cooper claimed that his Twitter account was hacked after sending a post that called Trump a " pathetic loser ".
This is carried out through wreath laying ceremonies at all national cemeteries in all 50 states and beyond. During the 2016 escort, a group of enthusiastic school children met the travelling wreaths with a meaningful song. "We are forever grateful for the thousands of supporters who dedicate their time and effort to fulfilling our mission on a local level", Worcester said.
On Wednesday evening, Johnson was found dead in a probable suicide from a single gunshot wound near Louisville, the coroner said, adding that an autopsy would be performed on Thursday. Johnson, whose press conference was widely reported by local media, also defied calls by some legislators to step down. Our aim, as always, is to provide the public with fact-based, unbiased reporting and hold public officials accountable for their actions.
We were deeply saddened and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of Mayor Ed Lee. He guided the city out of the Great Recession, embraced the promise of technology to grow our economy and improve lives, and championed regional collaboration to address our most hard challenges.
This was after Modi faced social media roasting for his lies with many accusing him of bringing the post of prime minister to utter disrepute. The former premier also asserted that Modi "is setting a unsafe precedent by his insatiable desire to tarnish every constitutional office, including that of a former prime minister and Army Chief", and described it as sad and regrettable.
Cuomo said this year will be remembered as "the year of reckoning, when both the tragedy of mass shootings and cultural and institutional harassment of women became impossible to ignore". Andrew Cuomo (D) chose to deflect the blame onto "society", condescendingly explaining to a female reporter that sexual harassment is prevalent across all industries.
Holyoke's Salvation Army chairperson Ann McConnell said, "We couldn't be more happy with the turnout". There's just a few weeks left until Christmas and The Salvation Army in Altus needs more Red Kettle volunteers. Previous year in Massachusetts, The Salvation Army provided more than 2.4 million meals, almost 200,000 nights of shelter, more than 67,000 days of childcare, and 343,333 Christmas gifts for children.
Instead, at a nearby home, they encountered Honestie Hodges - the suspect's niece - who was walking out the door on the way to the store with her mom and another aunt. Rahinsky said he plans to meet with the girl's family. "The screams of the 11-year-old, they go to your heart", Rahinsky said. Grand Rapids Police Department spokeswoman Cathy Williams said the girl was handcuffed for two minutes and cops patted her down to make sure she wasn't carrying a weapon.
Average high temperatures for this time of year are usually in the upper 50s. We'll have a windy, mild day with high temperatures reaching the low to mid 50s as westerly winds at 15-20 miles per hour gust to 30 miles per hour, shifting to the northwest.
He also claimed that Tuesday's election results were "a revulsion by people at [Bannon's] style, at his type of divisive views", adding that Bannon "encourages racial division". The tweet said Bannon's "act is exhausted, inane and morally vacuous". King said Bannon had an undeserved reputation as a political wizard who engineered President Donald Trump's long-shot presidential candidacy.
District Court in Alabama despite the fact that he had never argued or tried a case in federal court. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced that Jeff Mateer , a radical anti-LGBTQ judicial nominee, would not be confirmed for a seat on the federal bench.
State news agency WAM reported that the parties also discussed the latest developments in Yemen and efforts to defeat the Iran-backed Houthi militias, and the aggressive and terrorist armed organisations that threaten Yemeni people and regional and global stability.
Noble said: "At the end with Chichi [Hernandez], he always hits the target but you would hope he would bury them, I think it was a good save in the end by Cech". We thought this story was a little bit forced, but since Record claimed that Wenger follows the player since his academy times, it was worth the coverage.
Gemalto's last 12-month high and a premium of only 3.5% vs. Gemalto's 12-month average share price". "Atos has been following closely, and with a lot of interest, the evolution of Gemalto as a leading player in digital cyber security, IoT [internet of things] and payment and has long admired its global presence and strong customer and technology portfolios", Atos CEO and chairman, Thierry Breton, said.
On Monday night, rocket alarm sirens also blared across communities near the Gaza Strip , with a rocket being intercepted by the Iron Dome missile system. Earlier on Wednesday night, four rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel. An IDF spokesman denied the allegation, saying the air force did not carry out any strikes at the time of the explosion.
At the same time, a tractor-trailer was traveling north on USA 27 in the right lane, some distance behind the bus. According to 10News WTSP, the bus driver and six students were transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities believe that Ullah had other, possibly more extensive plans, but that wires strapped to himself either malfunctioned or detonated prematurely for some unknown reason. However, he is a Bangladeshi national and has for the past seven years lived in Brooklyn, which has a sizable Muslim-American population and is home to numerous mosques and madrassas.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday reiterated he "may very well" run for president in 2020 if no viable Democratic candidate emerges. Sen. "I think about Beau nearly every day". He told her "One of the things that gave Beau courage, my word, was John, your dad.... your dad became friends with Beau ".
He "was living here, went through number of jobs, was not particularly struggling financially or had any known pressures", Miller said, adding Ullah "was not on our radar at NYPD, not on the Federal Bureau of Investigation radar". Hours after Monday's explosion , Trump cited the background of the bomber in renewing his call for closer scrutiny of foreigners who come to the country and less immigration based on family ties.
Opponents cite a possible link between phosphate additives in foods and cardiovascular risks. The doner could have been a goner, with its salad days a thing of the past, had the crunch vote over whether to allow phosphates to be used in frozen kebab meat gone the other way.
Vinatieri was 0-for-2 on his field goal tries on Sunday, though attempting kicks of any distance in that kind of weather was a fool's errand. Vinatieri would need to go at least 5-for-5 in the Colts' three remaining games. Should he miss that bonus, Vinatieri should be fine financially. That dropped his season field-goal percentage from 95.7 percent to 88 percent (22 of 25) and could cost him a $500,000 bonus.
In early January , Al Madani stated that the ban on cinemas will be lifted in the country, revealing that movie theaters were expected to open soon. Of course, the decision to allow theaters also comes with certain caveats. In 2012, Haifaa al-Mansour became the first Saudi woman to direct a feature.
She acknowledged that some consumers are concerned about the rising costs of insurance premiums through the marketplace. In many communities, bare-bones "bronze" plans and sometimes "silver" plans are available for no monthly premium to those eligible for subsidies.
Feltman "emphasised the need for the full implementation of all relevant Security Council resolutions" and reiterated that "there can only be a diplomatic solution to the situation, achieved through a process of honest dialogue". Jeffrey Feltman's trip to the North - the first by such a high-ranking UN diplomat since 2010 - also came after the United States and South Korea launched their biggest-ever joint air exercise.
No names or identifiers regarding the suspect or the victims have been provided. Police say it appeared she had been seriously assaulted in "another manner as well". He said he believes residents of the Etobicoke apartment building are involved. David Knowles said at least part of the incident occurred in the lobby.
He was taken to Bellevue Hospital after he sustained burns to his hands and abdomen. Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was an attempted terrorist attack . A Singaporean family in NY for a holiday would have been at Times Square during the time of the bomb attack on Monday (Dec 11) if not for a change of plans.
Iran, locked in a regional rivalry with Saudi Arabia, said the Muslim world should overcome internal problems through dialogue so it could unite against Israel. The conference comes just days after Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with European Union foreign ministers in Brussels, amid warnings by most European countries-including France, Britain and Germany-that President Trump's decision could have a long-lasting negative impact on the Middle East.
Rosenstein spoke positively of Mueller's reputation and service, and told the congressman that he has not seen any sufficient reason to relieve Mueller as head of the special counsel. "The FBI that I see is tens of thousands of courageous men and women working as hard as they can to keep people they will never know safe from harm", Wray told the panel.
Anirudh made a decision to step out a special video as a tribute to Pawan Kalyan and the team of Agnyaathavaasi . Agnyaathavaasi is an action drama film which has been written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas. According to sources, the film's shoot is nearly complete and the makers are now concentrating on the post-production activities. The film Agnathavasi is all set to release for 10 January.
But he has disclosed that Salah was replaced by Firmino because of a hamstring scare and remains available to face Albion as the problem was not aggravated against Everton . "Then everyone said: "How can you take him off?' I do not go out and say: 'Yeah, but he is close to being injured". Hopefully we took him off early enough".
Though it is a very challenging forecast, it appears that a little bit of snow should just barely clip Connecticut, Rhode Island, Cape Cod and the Islands Wednesday night into eary Thursday . Wind chill values should be well down into the 20s even in the afternoon. The temperatures may not pass the freezing mark in the city on Friday . Saturday looks to be the last day of this current stretch of arctic air we're talking about.