Rebels had attacked in Jobar to relieve military pressure after their loss of ground in nearby Qaboun and Barza, a commander from the Failaq al-Rahman group which is fighting there said on Sunday. More broadly, the assault is also meant to pressure Russian Federation to make the Assad government observe the cease-fire, said Wael Olwan, a spokesman for Faylaq al-Rahman, the main rebel group participating in the offensive.
Such moves haven't just pissed off Democrats in Congress-they've also led to mounting criticism from Senate Republicans, such as John McCain, who said the Russian Federation probe " needs a special committee " and Lindsey Graham who, today , compared Rep.
Many congressional Democrats are now questioning whether chairman Devin Nunes (R. -Calif.) is capable of leading a credible investigation, amid questions about whether the California Republican may be running political interference on behalf of the White House.
Choe declined to give technical details of North Korea's latest rocket engine test on Sunday - seen as a possible prelude to a partial ICBM flight - calling it a great historical event that would lead to "fruitful outcomes". Trump tweeted Friday: "North Korea is behaving very badly. But I think there is a real risk that Iran and North Korea could cooperate on nuclear matters".
Nunes canceled. The chairman of a US committee of lawmakers investigating ties between President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation on Tuesday refused to stand down over an alleged conflict of interest, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
Rescue workers recovered the bodies of 295 people - majority students on a high school trip - before the government ended underwater searches in November 2014, seven months after the ship sank. But a group representing the families issued a statement calling for the government to take stronger action to prevent the remains from getting lost during the salvage operations.
The dog has been taken into secure kennels while a decision is made on whether it will be put down. Hypovolemic shock occurs when the body loses more than a fifth of its blood. Staffordshire Bull Terriers are not a breed prohibited under the Dangerous Dogs Act and are a popular choice for pets. Breeds now banned under the act are Pit Bull terriers, Fila Braziliero, Dogo Argentino and Japanese Tosas.
Tusk will issue more detailed political guidelines for the Brexit negotiations, which European Union leaders will sign off on at a summit on April 29. The divisive decision to leave the European Union has given new impetus to the drive for Scottish independence, and undermined the foundations of Northern Ireland's peace settlement.
Abbas told Arab leaders Wednesday that the summit resolutions will "send a clear message to the world" of a united Arab stance. "Israel is continuing to expand settlements and wreck chances of peace". A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Appearing on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight", the governor was asked if given his background in federal law enforcement, he thought Trump's claims of President Obama ordering surveillance of Trump Tower were "plausible". Earlier this week the House Intelligence Committee heard testimony from FBI Director James Comey. Nunes made this disclosure publicly before informing his Democratic colleagues on the committee.
The scandal centers on Park's relationship with Choi Soon-sil, her lifelong friend and confidante. Park had denied most of the criminal charges despite the collection of multiple evidences, Xinhua news agency quoted a statement as saying.
But holding a binding referendum still requires approval from Westminster. The Scottish first minister has called for a second independence vote to take place between Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019, though she will need Westminsters approval in order to actually implement her plans.
Apparently, Adivasis in the locality have detained the Canadian, John Szlazak, due to a communication problem on both sides. IG Bastar, Sunderaj P told India Today that John, 25 has been located and he is on his way to the district headquarters of Sukma.
The Gamecocks will face Stanford in the Final Four at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. As least, that's the opinion of UO coach Dana Altman, whose program is making is first Final Four trip since 1939 and joins Final Four first-timers Gonzaga and SC in this weekend's national semifinals.
Mexico is only unbeaten team in CONCACAF qualifying with an overall record of 8-2-0, while T&T was shut out for third time in its last five WCQ outings. But, in the end, Mexico held on and left Port of Spain with three points and remained undefeated in the hex, with this result putting them one step closer to qualification.
The FBI searched Johnson's Highland Park home and Lansing office in the Binsfeld Office Building on Monday, but have not said what agents were looking for, or why they were conducting a search. The FBI didn't disclose the owner of the home on McLean Street, but the address was listed on Johnson's campaign finance records , the Detroit Free Press reported.
The incident prompted accusations that the Trump administration has loosened us rules of engagement in the fight against ISIS. Iraqi forces began the assault on IS-held Mosul in October, after months of preparation and buildup. The result, she said, is just more innocent deaths. Rescue workers are still pulling bodies out of the site. Zeid welcomed the announcement by Iraqi Security Forces and the International Coalition that they are conducting investigations into some of the most ...
With an eye toward Washington, leaders of a fractured and conflict-ridden Arab world hold their annual summit this week, seeking common positions and possible leverage as President Donald Trump weighs his approach toward the region. The draft, which was drawn up by the Palestinian delegation, was approved by Arab foreign ministers at an eve-of-summit meeting in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh .
Davis said Monday that Britain will "meet our global obligations", but added: "I don't think we are going to be seeing that sort of money change hands". "There are consequences for everyone. that are very obvious", Muscat told a news conference alongside Spain's prime minister Mariano Rajoy, speaking just after Britain formally notified the European Union of its decision to leave.
Trump, for instance, now lacks the savings anticipated from the health care bill to help pay for tax cuts , while expected legislation to invest $1 trillion in roads and infrastructure and to cut down on illegal immigration will likely need support from Democrats.
She said the Brexit vote has left Scotland at a crossroads, with an independence referendum needed to allow the country to choose which path to take. May plans to trigger the two-year exit process by the end of March. Ms Sturgeon said Scotland should have the chance to stay in the EU's lucrative single market and keep an open-door policy to immigrants after voting to remain, and has criticised Mrs May for failing to consult the Scottish government on her strategy.
Meanwhile, Gordon Brown has called for Holyrood to be handed a raft of new powers after Brexit as part of a "third option" which he believes could unite the country. Willie Rennie agreed with Drew that a Hard Brexit is not favourable, but Independence would make it "a hell of a lot worse". Due in large part to the collapse of North Sea oil revenues, Scotland now runs a deficit of 9.5 percent of GDP.
She alerted the White House in January that Flynn had been misleading in his account of a December phone call with the Russian ambassador to the United States in which economic sanctions against Russia were discussed. While Nunes has not disclosed his source, much speculation has centered on Michael Ellis , a former committee staffer who now works in the White House counsel's office.
The Thabo Mbeki Foundation paid tribute to Kathrada for his contribution to the struggle against apartheid . "We are deeply saddened to learn this morning of the passing on of our dear friend and founding trustee, Ahmed Kathrada ", read a statement by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Police arrested three women and five men on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts after raids in London and Birmingham. Britain's top anti-terrorism officer, Mark Rowley, said police had nine people in custody after the attack on Wednesday which killed five people including the assailant.
According to Al Ray, Netanyahu expressed reservations at an official freeze. Amona was illegal, even under Israeli law; all Israeli settlements are illegal under global law. Jason Greenblatt, left, meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. The Israeli delegation was led by the Chief of Staff to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yoav Horowitz, and included Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer and representatives of the Israeli National Security Council and office ...
Details of the wide-ranging attack come as the USA government is investigating other Russian cyberattacks against American targets, including the theft of e-mails past year from the Democratic National Committee and attempts to break into state election systems.
European Parliament chief negotiator Guy Verhofstadt says it's "a tragedy, a disaster, a catastrophe". In her letter to the European Council, she highlighted that Britain's decision to leave was not an attempt to do any harm to the European Union.
The storm struck the areas with wind gusts of up to 161 miles per hour. "At first light tomorrow, we'll be sending people in to do a rapid assessment of the damage", said Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, with flash flooding and still powerful winds making it hard to do this at night."Everyone is going to be in shock tomorrow, just to see the full impact of this cyclone".
Judges said she had broken the law by allowing Ms Choi to meddle in state affairs, and had breached guidelines on official secrets by leaking numerous documents. If Park ignores the summons without a legitimate reason, she can be taken in by force with a court-issued warrant, though prosecutors have been refraining from officially mentioning such a possibility.
The suggestion from the top court comes after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy sought urgent hearing on the Ayodhya dispute. We trust him. We are also ready we if he nominates a team for hearing the matter. The construction of Ram Temple was one of the promises made by Bharatiya Janata Party in their election manifestos of the recently concluded assembly election in UP.
The intraparty dispute came in the wake of last Friday's collapse of health care legislation in the House , a GOP humiliation at the climactic moment of seven years of promises to get rid of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
According to DPS, a black suburban was traveling northbound on FM 1081, disregarding a stop sign and collide with a black Jeep that was traveling westbound on FM 2794. Tuesday, with large hail and tornadoes possible. SPUR, Texas (AP) - A storm system that's blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barreled eastward Wednesday, putting 21 million people in the central United States at risk for bad weather, forecasters said.
The ferry is estimated to reach the port as early as Friday morning, after a 9-10 hour trip, but the exact hour of arrival is uncertain, according to the official. Relatives tossed yellow roses into the sea and watched from afar as crews on the transport vessel continued to empty the ferry of water and fuel. Nine bodies are still missing.
The first government announcement Tuesday was startling: Salvage crews had found bones near the wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 and killed 304 people. The Oceans Ministry had said earlier in the day the salvage crew was speeding up efforts to move the Sewol to a Mokpo port to be prepared for a thorough search around April 10.
Constitution". Officials from so-called sanctuary cities met in NY on Tuesday to discuss their response to threats from the Trump administration to cut off some funding to cities and states that fail to assist federal authorities in arresting illegal immigrants.
Macron's performance, in particular, was being closely watched. She went on to make fleeting comments about how the euro had hurt the French economy, and that Brexit had boosted Britain's (which prompted laughter from the audience). She praised Brexit a few times, calling it a "formidable" success. Macron, a former investment banker, came under criticism for private donations made to his campaign when Hamon suggested he could fall under the influence of lobbies in the pharmaceutical, ...
Burly former firefighter and bodyguard Borisov, 57, head of the centre-right GERB party, has been the towering figure in Bulgarian politics in recent years. Borisov resigned after Radev's victory. Bulgaria joined the European Union in 2007 and is one of its poorest member states. The leader of the Socialists Party conceded defeat and said the party would not take part in a coalition government with GERB.
The basic logic behind this referendum is absurd. Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said: "The SNP's case for yet another independence referendum is increasingly feeble with her refusal to guarantee European Union membership".
The Trump administration is seeking " interim zones of stability " in Iraq and Syria as Islamic State forces are expelled, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday. He did not make clear where these zones were to be set up. Coalition members at Wednesday's meeting vowed to work to prevent fleeing IS fighters from spreading instability or setting up a propaganda base online.
Israeli investigators found that numerous threats led back to Israel, though the suspect is not believed to be responsible for all of the threats, according to The Jerusalem Post . "His arrest serves as a reminder that acts used to create fear in any community will not and can not be tolerated." said Bond. The threats across the US have forced people to vacate dozens of Jewish Community Centers, schools, offices and day-care centers, fostering fears about anti-Semitism nationwide.
The trailer for the movie is now due later today, and we'll update this post with it once we get it. The very first trailer for the "It" remake dropped on March 29, and we have a serious question about it. The clip, seen above, sends us spiralling down a sewer tunnel as children worriedly chat to each other about the sinister clown they've been seeing around town.
Without Theresa May, leaders from the other 27 EU members, were marking the union's 60th anniversary at an informal summit in Rome . "We stand in defiance of that attack", he said . But on the eve of the summit she backed away from the position and signed it. Marking the 60th anniversary of the European Union, the Rome declaration allows the European Union nations move at different paces on specific issues.
Samajwadi Party, in alliance with Congress, managed to grab just 47 assembly seats out of 403. Will meet new MLAs today, Mulayam to meet them tomorrow. It is believed that both leaders are unhappy with the Akhilesh's decision to appoint eight-time MLA Ram Govind Chaudhary as the Leader of the Opposition in the UP Assembly.
Tillerson said that the United States wanted to avoid clashes and conflict, to develop its relations with China based on a spirit of mutual respect and cooperation and to make a joint response to the challenges facing the global community.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen attempted to reassure the electorate over her plans to withdrew France from the Eurozone, insisting that it "wouldn't be chaos" and that she would seek "well-prepared" talks with other European Union countries.
Boisean Bobbi Bullock didn't realize that a dear friend of hers, Melissa "Missy" Cochran , was a victim in a London terror attack until her brother called her early Thursday morning. "She's a fighter", Burton said. Melissa Cochran, 46, was seriously injured in the attack that killed her husband. "He'd touch people the same way music does", said Cochran's business partner Bret Layton.
Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said in a statement that Yates' testimony would have included information about Flynn's "attempts to cover up his secret conversations" with Russia's ambassador.
Obama said the project was against the long-term interests of the US. President Trump yesterday made good on his campaign promise with the state department approving the 800,000 barrel a day capacity northern leg of the Keystone pipeline.
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