Both Assad's government, which is backed by Russian Federation, and the Kurds, backed by a US -led coalition, have fought the extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria in recent months. After capturing wide swathes of territory in 2014, they have lost most of their gains in the face of attacks by government forces and US -backed Arab and Kurdish fighters.
Pence was expected to address the Knesset on Monday and participate in a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall before continuing on to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. "We ran into time constraints to get it all done before Shabbat", the official said. The vice president's trip has been complicated due to the uproar in the Middle East over President Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The authors of the Georgetown report attributed improvements in the rates of uninsured children nationwide to increased Medicaid and CHIP enrollment, with a lesser factor being families obtaining health through programs like Covered California, created through the Affordable Care Act.
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Speaking to KRGV she said, "To see that they don't have not even a blanket or food it breaks me. I need a [blanket]", a student had written. When asked why she called food a "want" instead of a "need", the student had a simple explanation.
Bryant and Jordan only played against each other eight times during the regular season with Kobe holding a 5-3 record. But there was one player that Kobe Bryant did not get the chance to play alongside, but he believes would've been something special if he had.
Further deepening the mystery surrounding Tupac's death, his murder weapon has allegedly been found - and lost again. A new USA documentary entitled " Who Killed Tupac " claims that the 40 caliber Gloc was found by an anonymous citizen in 1998, although the history of the weapon wasn't known when it was handed in to police.
Trump called the investigation a "Democrat hoax", "an excuse for losing the election" and claimed again "there is absolutely no collusion". Sanders said that the Bureau's rank-and-file agents also have his full backing and that the issues he has are exclusively with the top brass who served under James Comey .
We will celebrate progress along the way and work to ensure species like grizzly bears and wild pacific salmon have the resilient ecosystems they need to thrive into the future. While the NDP garnered praise for its trophy ban on August 14, others questioned why the final season of the hunt should proceed if conservation of grizzly populations was truly the rationale.
She was charged with first-degree murder , conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in her former husband's death . She is being held in the Riverside County, California , Jail pending extradition proceedings, the district attorney's office said. Sherra Wright said Lorenzen Wright left in a vehicle with a person she could not identify.
The attackers also had a vehicle loaded with explosives that members of the security forces safely detonated during the operation, Mujahid added. Afghan special forces swiftly arrived and encircled the building to try to neutralize the attackers, interior ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told VOA.
They were also expected to announce the deal's contents later yesterday, after obtaining formal approval from their party leaderships. 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz , who leads the more moderate People's Party , is set to be the new chancellor.
A Trump promise to be "super-presidential, until Don Lemon says something mean about me and I tweet the actual N-word". To settle him down, the first lady encourages her husband to turn to trimming a Christmas tree, by hanging ornaments depicting the faces of "all the haters and losers I destroyed this year".
Petersen is Trump's third district court nominee to get derailed over a lack of qualifications. During his questioning, Petersen admitted that he did not have a background in litigation, despite the fact that he had been nominated for a lifetime position at DC's U.S.
A large and powerful winter system looks to smack Colorado starting as snow in the far northwest corner of the state late Wednesday night, likely after 10pm, moving east and south through the state through the day and night Thursday . Though ground temperatures remain generally above freezing and rain is forecast after that snow falls. The weather forecast indicates the snow we got last week is not going to stick around and give us a white Christmas.
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It is the first time anyone has been charged under the country's 1995 Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act. The Australian Federal Police have arrested a 59-year-old Australian man for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea with the intent of raising revenue for the Pyongyang government.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who urged Franken not to step down to begin with - at least not before he went through an Ethics Committee investigation - said the Minnesota senator was railroaded by fellow Democrats. Franken's office declined to comment, Politico said. Manchin was not one of the lawmakers who originally urged Franken to resign. The senator asked not to be named because of the political sensitivity of the issue among Democrats.
Mnuchin told CNN's "State of the Union". Kory Langhofer , the general counsel for the president's transition group Trump for America, wrote a letter to two congressional committees accusing Mueller's team of improperly obtaining the emails through the General Services Administration.
Many South Africans remember that Ramaphosa was a board member of the Lonmin mining group at the time of the Marikana killings in 2012, when police shot dead 34 striking mine workers. The new ANC leader is likely to become South Africa's next president in 2019 elections. Some larger branches with more delegates are believed to be supporting Ms.
An Amtrak train has derailed on an overpass, and it's hanging over Interstate 5 near Lacey. A high-speed train has derailed from a bridge onto a busy highway. Chair of Pierce Transit's advisory board Chris Karnes, who was on board the train, said on Twitter, "people are hurt". He said the emergency doors were not functioning so they had to kick out the train windows to escape.
RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk was placed on lockdown, with one person placed under custody, the BBC reported . U.S. Air Force Europe says there are reports of a security incident at British air base used by the U.S. Suffolk Police are urging members of the public to avoid the area around the airbase. RAF Mildenhall, along with its sister base RAF Lakenheath, have the largest United States Air Force presence in the UK.
Breaking with decades of United States policy, President Donald Trump also said on December 6 that he would move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The Palestinians will seek United Nations General Assembly support if the U.S. vetoes a Security Council resolution against its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital , a minister said Monday.
The wedding date announcement follows news the Queen will attend her grandson's ceremony after speculation she may skip the official service and only attend the reception because of Meghan's status as a divorcee. The 33-year-old prince, who is fifth in line to the British throne, and the 36-year-old American actress met through a mutual friend in 2016 and managed to keep their relationship secret from the media for several months.
The Sea of Japan is not Japan's, Air Force spokesman Shen Jinke said, adding that the drills were lawful and reasonable. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) revealed the bombers, fighter jets and a reconnaissance plane were spotted entering the zone at 10.10 a.m.
He warned Pakistan's arch-rival India against cross-border attacks. He said the country's nuclear programme is also being targeted while United States is not paying heed to weapons stock that India has been piling up. The adviser said there is still a long way to go as the Taliban in Afghanistan are becoming stronger and India is accumulating more and more weapons.
The Palestinians view the east as the capital of their future state. The public activities against the United States decision are to continue in all governorates, Fatah said in a Saturday statement. Hanna said that the there may be efforts by the Palestinians and Turkey to take the issue to the UN General Assembly if the USA vetoes the resolution.
Three others were taken to Staten Island University Hospital in critical condition and two were transported to Maimonides Hospital with minor injuries. Firefighters arrived in less than three minutes and even by then, flames met them at the front door. A cause of the fire is under investigation, but authorities say it does not appear to be suspicious.
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Ricardo Kaka , who won the World Cup with Brazil in 2002 and FIFA's World Player of the Year in 2007, announced his retirement from the game on Sunday. Kaka started his storied career with Sao Paulo in Brazil, where his performances attracted the attention of Europe's leading clubs and prompted a move to Milan in 2003.
The structure is said to have partly collapsed owing to the incident. The fire broke out at Kharaini Road's famous snacks shop Bhanu Farsan during the wee hours. Those sleeping outside escaped unhurt. "The electric wiring and installation, and a huge stock of eatables, furniture and sheets had caught fire", said a fire brigade official, who did not wish to be named.
It identifies four main priorities: protecting the country and the American people, promoting American prosperity, preserving peace through strength and advancing American influence. It said: "Some of our partners are working together to reject radical ideologies and key leaders are calling for a rejection of Islamist extremism and violence".
However, where the clouds and fog linger will be cooler. Yesterday's rain, a daily record for San Antonio, left us in the clouds and fog this morning, but we're dry today and warming up into the 60s. The middle of the week looks dry and milder before a strong cold front arrives Friday. Monday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 27. There is signs though as we head into next weekend that we'll tap into some moisture, which could bring us our first snow of the season, with ...
Thursday looks like the best day of the week, with sunshine returning and highs in the mid to upper 50s. A few peeks of sunshine from southwest through central Kansas, otherwise mostly cloudy skies will dominate south-central and eastern Kansas today .
Police did not say who made the call, while the National Post reported that the bodies were initially discovered by a real estate agent, who came to the couple's luxury mansion, which is now up for sale. "Our condolences to their family and friends, and to everyone touched by their vision and spirit", Trudeau said. "It is with profound sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our founder, Dr.
The call offered fresh evidence that Trump will continue to work with Putin, despite potential political liabilities. The White House said the two leaders "discussed working together to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea ". Beijing has made overtures to Pyongyang in this regard, but has so far been unsuccessful in convincing Kim that stepping away from his nuclear program would be in North Korea's best interests.
No attorney was listed for Track Palin . "They come back wondering if there is that respect for what it is that their fellow soldiers and airmen and every other member of the military have sacrificially given to this country and that starts at the top".
The Congress swept most of the wards in the three municipal corporations as results were declared late evening, prompting celebrations in the ruling camp. In Patiala, the party bagged 58 of the 60 seats. Singh also asked the BJP what was it doing for the past 10 years when its ally, the SAD, was "busy looting the state and plunged into an abyss of total lawlessness, unemployment, industrial and agricultural ruin, and economic devastation".
Throughout the five-county journey, the long line of fire trucks - with fire helicopters flying overhead - was greeted by fellow firefighters and the public quietly paying their respects. Thousands turned out to see Iverson's procession on its route through Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties back to San Diego.
In Himachal Pradesh, Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is fighting against former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal to be the next head of the state. The television anchors were agog, the Sensex did its thing (many see this election as referendum on economic reforms), and the Congress party's Ashok Gehlot tried to control his enthusiasm and slightly temper expectations.
Partygoers became trapped underneath and a 59-year-old Croydon woman died at the scene and a Reservoir woman, 37, died in hospital the next morning. The balcony collapsed during a Christmas party for Tupperware sales consultants. Another woman, aged in her 30s, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. Ambulance Victoria said it was forced to activate its major emergency response plan to deal with the aftermath of the incident.
The two-day EU summit concluded yesterday with two press conferences-one involving German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron and the other European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk.
The flags recall a bloody history of US-Korean relations, and actually belonged to a Kim Ung U - a direct ancestor of Kim Jong Un . From early morning, North Koreans laid flowers before the large bronze figures of Jong-il and his father Kim Il-sung on Mansu Hill in the heart of Pyongyang.
Although the one-page draft makes no specific mention to Washington, it is seen as a response to President Donald Trump's announcement earlier this month that the USA would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Back in December 2016, the UNSC adopted a resolution that explicitly said the worldwide community " will not recognize any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines, including with regard to Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the parties through negotiations ".
Later, an unidentified person close to the billionaire's family said that Masri was " currently restricted from leaving Saudi Arabia, [but] no official charges have been filed against him ". Confidants said he had been warned not to travel to the Saudi capital after mass arrests of some of the country's richest and most influential people, including members of the royal family.
CBS News reported McCain, 81, will be in Arizona to spend the holidays with his family and that it's unclear when he plans to return to Washington. "Thank you to everyone for their kind words", she wrote . "I'm happy to say that he's doing well", said Domenech, a conservative writer. The bill has already passed the House of Representatives and Senate, but differences in each version needed to be reconciled before a final vote could take place.
The pop-up is situated in music venue The Shelter in his hometown, and features a special menu that includes "Mom's Spaghetti", a reference to a lyric from the 45-year-old rapper's 2002 hit Lose Yourself. The prices aren't bad, but one suspects the lines will likely get pretty long. It's scheduled to be open from 10 a.m. -5 p.m., local time, on Friday and Saturday.
Mandatory evacuations remained in place around Montecito and neighbouring Summerland as firefighters sprayed water onto hot spots sparked by wind-blown embers. "The worst was the smoke", Henry said. But if the blaze reaches the canyon and the winds breathe new life into the flames, there is nothing to stop it from racing into the foothill homes of Montecito, Brown said.
The massive blaze continues to rage above the hills in Fillmore. Fire officials initially struggled to contain the blaze as it was spurred on by ferocious winds. "Fire is coming right at you", said one message as units in the Fillmore area on the far eastern edge of the wildfire were ordered to pull back. The weather had apparently changed suddenly, posing a threat to the lives of the firefighters in the area.
Adviser Kellyanne Conway , played by Kate McKinnon , brought an ornament with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's face on it for the "loser tree". The former Republican candidate from Alabama, who ran for a U.S. Senate seat, lost last Tuesday to Democrat Doug Jones. "Poor Roy. I thought for sure he would win".