The arrest was made on the basis of a complaint lodged by one Dharmendra Kumar Dohar, who said he was lured with money to conrt to Christianity. Allegations of "religious conversions " is not new in this area of the state. "It is painful to notice that the government is insensitive towards the growing intolerance on minorities", he said in a statement. Some of the priests and seminarians, released in the early hours of Friday, alleged they had been roughed up by members of the ...
The U.N.'s political affairs chief, Jeffrey Feltman, returned at the weekend from talks in Pyongyang - the first visit to the North by a high-ranking U.N. This AFP photo shows U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaking at a forum at the Atlantic Council think tank in Washington on December 12, 2017.
Hines told the LA Times in a Wednesday report that he raped her in a NY nightclub in the 1980s when she was "17 or 18". According to the LA Times , an unidentified NYPD spokesperson says authorities have opened an investigation against Simmons , and are in the initial stages of contacting alleged victims.
Arms provided by the United States and Saudi Arabia to Syrian opposition groups frequently ended up in the hands of Islamic State , an arms monitoring group that analyzed weapons found on the battlefield said on Thursday. President Donald Trump said the USA has won the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq and is pursuing the extremists as they spread elsewhere.
Firefighters made some progress Wednesday on corralling the so-called Thomas Fire, which has spread into national forest land northwest of Los Angeles. Firefighting costs so far were tallied at $74.7 million, according to Cal Fire. But adverse weather will again promote significant fire growth and hamper efforts to control the inferno, which broke out on December 4 and has grown to become the fifth largest wildfire in state history, authorities said.
Cuomo's Budget Director, Robert Mujica Jr, . said New York State "commits to propose in the State's executive budget an appropriation each year over a 35-year period to pay debt service on a $1.75 billion fixed-interest loan to the GDC (Gateway Program Development Corp.) with a 35-year term under the USDOT Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan program, which is to be used toward construction of a new tunnel, and use good faith efforts to obtain New York State legislative ...
China - the North's sole ally and economic lifeline - and Russian Federation responded positively to Tillerson's remarks, even after the White House appeared to undermine his proposal by saying US President Donald Trump's "views on North Korea have not changed".
A natural disaster has struck the capital of Indonesia with reports of deaths and collapsed buildings. The quake was reportedly felt in the capital Jakarta after striking in the Jawa Barat region of Java. An natural disaster struck the country's western Aceh province in December 2016, killing more than 100 people, injuring many more and leaving tens of thousands homeless.
Sokolov said flights between Moscow and Cairo would restart in February 2018 pending internal procedures, in comments echoed by the Egyptian minister. Flights between Russia and Egypt were halted in 2015 following the crash of a Russian passenger jet in Sinai that killed all 224 people on board. The airports serving Egypt's primary resorts Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh have yet to pass aviation security audits, Vedomosti daily reports, citing an industry source.
The advisory lasts until 1 a.m. Saturday for Eastern Long Island and southeastern CT. The east end of Long Island may see 2-3 inches of snow, and areas south of I-195 in New Jersey may see between 2-4 inches. Today will be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s. Winds should be calm during the day Friday, but will kick up to the low teens later in the day, making it feel much colder, the weather service said.
The first lady debuted the card on Twitter on December 14, reports Empty World. The Trumps and Pences have released their official Christmas portraits ten days before Christmas. "I've seen people from all over our great nation pitch in to help those who lost everything, and I want to challenge people to continue with that giving spirit over Christmas and in the new year." she added.
Later the police issued another tweet adding "The suspect was overpowered, detained and taken away". The military police later tweeted that the suspect was a 29-year-old man from The Hague , who was known to police due to earlier violent incidents at Schiphol.
The Allahabad High Court in its October 12 verdict said neither the circumstances nor the evidence were enough to hold them guilty. Fourteen-year-old Aarushi was found dead inside her room in the Talwars' Noida residence in May 2008 with her throat slit.
In light of Omarosa Manigault Newman's exit from the White House this week, Rachel Campos-Duffy called out a special "animus" for minority Trump supporters from liberals and the mainstream media. Manigault Newman or the escort off of the complex". And it's safe to say she wasn't feeling it. Now that she's been fired from the White House, Omarosa is trying to sell her story to the American people-but it appears late-night hosts aren't buying it.
Though her resignation is effective January 20, the Secret Service said it had deactivated her security badge granting access to the White House grounds. "The word is General Kelly had it and got rid of her". "He judges them on their ability to do the job", she told the Hollywood Reporter . Fox News , usually very favorable to the president, described her ouster as being "physically dragged" from the White House grounds.
Russian Federation denies interfering in Ukraine's internal affairs, despite compelling evidence that Moscow has provided military, economic, and political support to separatists fighting against Kyiv. The reason for this is the annexation of the Crimea by Russian Federation. Russia's annexation led Western powers, including the USA, to impose sanctions against Moscow.
Juanita Fitzgerald says the National Church Residences' Franklin House retirement community had made a decision to "put her out" after blaming her for mould found in her apartment. Fitzgerald said she had bruises on her arms and legs after the arrest. Fitzgerald also said she would like to go back to Franklin House , if possible.
Akayed Ullah , a Bangladeshi man who attempted to detonate a homemade bomb strapped to his body at a NY commuter hub during morning rush hour is seen in this handout photo received December 11, 2017. Law enforcement officers obtained a warrant to search Ullah's home in Brooklyn on Monday, where they found metal pipes, pieces of wires, fragments of what appear to be Christmas lights and metal screws consistent with bomb materials recovered at the scene of the attack, the complaint says.
The law by the Centre has come three months after the Supreme Court termed the triple talaq , an instant form of giving divorce, illegal. The draft law was prepared by an inter-ministerial group led by home minister Rajnath Singh , which includes members like external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj , finance minister Arun Jaitley, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and his junior in the ministry P P Chaudhary.
Some Christmas celebrations have reportedly been canceled in Nazareth as a protest against President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He also called the U. Trump a backstabbing "wretch". "We have made a decision to cancel the traditional Christmas singing and dancing because we are in a time of dispute, because of what Trump has said about Jerusalem ", city spokesman Salem Sharara said, Reuters reported .
Abortion opponents cheered the move and said they expected the governor to sign the law. The bill makes OH the third state to pass a law outlawing abortions due to fetal anomalies. The American Civil Liberties Union of OH condemned the bill, saying it would interfere with women's rights to make personal decisions. "It's not our place to judge a woman and her decision on whether or not to continue a pregnancy for whatever reason it is", the pro-abortion leader said.
State prosecutors said that Ulyukayev had asked for the bribe in exchange for approving the sale of the state-controlled oil company Bashneft ( BANE.MM ) to Rosneft. Ulyukayev also warned the Kremlin elite that anyone could be falsely accused next. Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin, an adviser to President Vladimir Putin and a strong advocate of less state control over the economy, criticised the verdict.
With a handful of collaborators, the album is a diverse, sprawling work potent with the rapper's trademark rapping and infused with heightened political commentary. Porter, or Alex da Kid. This album has arguably been the most highly anticipated album of the year. The song talks about white privilege, racism, and violence against African Americans.
Upholding the validity of provision mandating the linking Aadhaar with PAN on the scales of Article 14 and Article 19, the top court on June 9 had said, "The validity of the provision upheld in the aforesaid manner is subject to passing the muster of Article 21 of the Constitution, which is the issue before the Constitution Bench".
Pimlott said the man's family and his unit had been notified. The fire engineer died on the same day that the Thomas Fire - which ignited in the Santa Paula area last Monday - grew to almost 250,000 acres, becoming the fourth largest wildfire in modern California history.
And his plans do not stop there. "We support the president and vice president's vision and commitment to return America to the moon, " Lockheed Martin officials said in a statement". The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) "applauds President Trump for signing Space Policy Directive 1, which directs NASA to partner with the US commercial space industry to return Americans to the moon", Eric Stallmer, president of CSF, said in a statement.
It has conducted more than 20 ballistic missile launches and one nuclear test explosion this year. "Let's just meet", Tillerson said in a speech to Washington's Atlantic Council think tank. But so far, North Korea hasn't been willing to engage. "We're working very diligently on that - building up forces". Tillerson himself only called for a break from North Korean provocations, saying, "It's going to be tough to talk if in the middle of our talks you decide to test another device..." ...
In multiple TV interviews, Imran Khan said that he would quit politics if he was disqualified by the apex court. PTI leader Jahangir Tareen reacted to the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC), questioning the disqualification verdict and asking why he was declared ineligible on the basis of mere interpretation of the trust deed.
Notably, President Donald Trump-who intends to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement-was not invited to the meeting. Each worth up to €1.5 million (around $1.7 million), the three- to five-year grants offer climate scientists frustrated with the funding opportunities in the USA and elsewhere the chance to relocate to institutions in France to continue their research.
There is a bleak chance that the idea for such a wedding invitation card came to Virat and Anushka when they were in Sri Lanka in August, this year. Interestingly, the husband has been awfully quiet on social media, his last post was a customary thank you note to the team that made their dream wedding happen.
Earlier this Sunday while addressing the Gujarat rally, PM had allegedly accused Congress and Pakistan were together conspiring against BJP. It said that Rahul has been issued a notice under model code of conduct. They deployed a lot of people so that Rahul Gandhi's image could be damaged, he said. The EC said that no FIR has been filed against the Gandhi scion adding that the Congress president-elect has been issued a notice under model code of conduct.
The medical charity said the first major survey on the scale of mortality was the "clearest indication yet of the widespread violence" that began on August 25, which has driven over 600,000 Rohingya across the border to Bangladesh . "At least 6 700 Rohingya, in the most conservative estimations, are estimated to have been killed, including at least 730 children below the age of five", MSF said on Thursday.
She said the train normally travels at 80 kph (50 mph) at that location. The national railway operator SNCF told AFP that "according to witnesses, the level crossing was working as normal" but that an investigation would be carried out to confirm the cause.
Sonia Gandhi has retired as Congress president and not from politics, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Friday said, dismissing speculation that she has quit public life. Gandhi's ascent coincides with state polls in Modi's home state of Gujarat that are shaping as a test for the prime minister, who has been facing criticism for softening economic growth and poor implementation of a nationwide sales tax.
In no part of government have the consequences of Trump's efforts to reverse the actions of President Barack Obama's administration been more apparent than in the Environmental Protection Agency. One way that the White House has inflated its deregulatory record is through apples-to-oranges accounting. The initiative has eliminated $570 million a year in regulatory costs, Rao said.
December 13, 2017. Guterres said the U.N.is studying debris from missiles fired at Yanbu in Saudi Arabia on July 22 and at the capital of Riyadh on November 4 and also is reviewing other information. Saudi Arabia and the UAE had recovered the arms and loaned them to Washington, she added. This is about everything else they're doing. "You will see us build a coalition to really push back against Iran and what they're doing", she said.
The company said Thursday that the layoffs represent over 25 percent of its global work force. Most affected employees should know with 90 days, and half the planned layoffs will take place in 2018. According to the plan, Teva's total cost base will be reduced by $3 billion by the end of 2019. Teva's annual bonus for 2017 will not be paid, to reflect its financial results being significantly below its original guidance for the year.
A member of the Coke Boys group founded by popular South Bronx rapper French Montana , Chinx had performed a concert at a Brooklyn nightclub just hours earlier. If convicted, they each face up to 25 years to life in prison. Hill has five prior arrests on his record and Homere has eight, according to cops.
Republican Senator John McCain, who is fighting brain cancer, was in hospital on Wednesday. The Jerusalem Post reported that Pence will land in Israel on Wednesday of next week, rather than on Sunday, so he may partake in a vote on tax reform should Senate Republicans need him to break a tie.
The professor estimated the children's ages to be 2-4 years old, 5-8 years old and 6-10 years old at the time of death. "[We found] loose teeth, there was what appeared to be bone from a lower jaw, and others that were not as specifically described, but I would call them pieces of bone", Missoula, Montana police Sgt.
Rodman has visited North Korea five times since 2013 and has met with its troubling leader on multiple occasions. "For some reason, he likes me", said Rodman. American citizens have been barred from visiting North Korea apart from special circumstances since college student Otto Warmbier, who was detained by North Korean officials and then released back to the US with botulism, died in June.
The annual tradition of seniors in high school recording video as they open college acceptance emails took off early this year as Little - and his older brother Alex - were accepted into Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Stanford University , in Stanford, California, respectively.
A cross-section of Gujarat-based political analysts find the some of the exit poll predictions exaggerated. "The exit polls show that the Modi charisma and his connect with the people of Gujarat is still there". █ █ 68.70% polling in 2nd phase The second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on Thursday saw 68.70 per cent balloting across 14 districts of the northern and central regions of the state, to pick 93 lawmakers.
Japanese police said December 14 they had carried out several raids, reportedly in connection to alleged shipments of food to North Korea that would contravene sanctions. When somebody is shooting off ballistic missiles, when someone is conducting advanced nuclear tests, they're not showing any kind of interest or seriousness in wanting to talk.
Trump's decision last week has triggered Palestinian protests in the West Bank and Gaza , including some that escalated into deadly clashes with Israeli troops, but it remains unclear whether widespread Palestinian anger at the USA will lead to a full-fledged uprising.
But due to global warming winter has not come in full force. A day before the start of the winter session of Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has convened an all-party meeting on Thursday.
Jaafari meanwhile harshly criticized De Mistura, insisting he had "undermined" his position as mediator when he publicly appealed to Moscow to push for new Syrian elections. "The goal we had was to bring about real negotiations", de Mistura told a news conference. Al-Hariri said the "credibility of the global community is at stake" because the government of President Bashar Assad is "sabotaging the political process".
State officials began reaching out to their families on Tuesday, notifying them that FAMIS could be terminated on January 31. Studies show that enrollment in CHIP improves children's health outcomes, reduces rates of child and early adulthood mortality, improves school performance and increases levels of college attainment and future wages.
The Dalit woman's naked body was found in a pool of blood in her house at Vattolippadi, Iringole near Perumbavoor by her mother Rajeswari on the night of April 28, 2016. The verdict comes after 19 months. Officials of a special probe team of the Kerala Police, headed by Additional DGP B Sandhya, took Ameerul, who had gone to Assam after committing the murder, into custody from Kancheepuram on June 14, 2016.
NorthPointe Christian Church , 622 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, will present a Christmas Eve worship gathering with the theme "Discover meaning behind the craziness of Christmas", on Sunday, Dec. Eighth - Dec. 24, regular Sunday service , 10:30 a.m.; Candlelight service, 6 p.m. On Christmas Eve, one morning service will be at 10 a.m. with "Lessons and Carols", a retelling of the story of Christmas and the birth of Jesus through Bible readings interspersed with hymns and carols sung ...