There were screams coming from the crowd of about 5000 people as the barge exploded during the display. Within seconds of the display starting the boat was covered in smoke as fireworks began firing out at random. Witnesses reportedly said fireworks were spraying into the crowd after the blast. Emergency services responded to the incident just after 9pm (11pm NZ Time), with four fire trucks on scene, as well as responders from NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and NSW Marine Rescue.
Protesters in Tehran and elsewhere have called for the resignation of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as witnesses have described crowds chanting "Death to the dictator" and "Clerics should get lost". "We ask people not to take part in unlawful gatherings". The guard - whose mandate is to safeguard the Islamic Revolution - warned late Saturday that protesters would face an iron hand if demonstrations didn't stop.
Persistent rain, however, had the final say in the first worldwide match of 2018. Play was eventually abandoned at 10 pm. The West Indies team has lost both the Test series and the ODI series against the Kiwis and will play for pride in the shortest format of the game.
Netanyahu is not bound to follow the resolution. US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has provided fresh impetus for right-wing groups seeking to lay a further claim to the area. In October, Netanyahu made a decision to postpone a vote on a controversial bill that critics say would amount to the de facto annexation of Israeli settlements surrounding Jerusalem.
Police investigating a " cutting in progress " on Wednesday evening (Thursday NZ Time) found 36-year-old Aracely Jernigan dead in the living room of a Houston home. He has been charged with murder and is being held without bond in the Harris County jail . He has also been arrested multiple times on drug charges.
The first new year baby at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley was a girl at 4.01am. New York City welcomed 2018 in freezing temperatures of -12C, making it one of the coldest celebrations on record, and one of the least crowded. They were born in Waterford and Tralee at 12:23am. Ava weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and arrived after her mom was in labor for almost 11 hours, hospital officials said.
An announcement from Trump was around the corner as reports emerged a couple of days ago saying the administration was strongly considering to withhold the $255 million in aid to Pakistan, reflecting dissatisfaction with Islamabad's inaction against terror networks.
Hundreds of people have been arrested but security forces have largely shown restraint. "Authorities in Iran have blocked numerous country's citizens from accessing the Telegram messaging application after the company refused to close down several channels, according to the firm's founder and CEO".
DCSO says two civilians were also shot by the Riehl. The scene was videotaped and posted on the Douglas County sheriff's Facebook page under the heading: "Motorcade for our fallen deputy". Pelle is the son of Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle. All were wearing bulletproof vests but were struck in unprotected parts of their bodies. "It was very hard today to go see Zack the last time".
Iran's deputy speaker of the parliament on Sunday said the Interior Ministry should accept public demands instead of "raising difficulties" in the wake of anti-government protests across the country. He said Iranians had the right to criticize authorities but warned of a crackdown against unrest. "Authorities in Iran have blocked numerous country's citizens from accessing the Telegram messaging application after the company refused to close down several channels, according to the firm's ...
But with temperatures dropping in the final few days of the year, Trump tweeted: 'In the east, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record. In 2015, Trump said cold weather in Manhattan meant NY "could use a big fat dose of global warming ".
May you find the peace in the next life that you deserved while you were here. I will always love you my sister. Her heart was bigger than the world. Her death was confirmed by a statement on her verified Twitter account . "It's about the police officer and abusing their power". Bernie Sanders of Vermont and prominently appeared in an ad for his campaign. I feel like a representative for people throughout this whole nation because I'm doing this, I'm speaking out, me being his daughter .
The list, which was uploaded after midnight will now be available at NRC seva kendras from 8am on Monday. Army troops are on standby while a massive number of 45,000 security personnel were being deployed across Assam ahead of the publication of the first draft of the NRC.
The Foreign Office was unable to confirm any details of the crash but said British officials are in contact with authorities in Sydney . "We're just working with police to make sure that all assistance can be rendered", the spokesman said.
All the bodies were burned, Hidalgo told national television station Channel 7. The daily gave a list of passenger names, including five who shared the same last name, suggesting they were all related. An investigation into the cause of the crash will begin first thing Monday, Solis said. It took place in the mountainous area of Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, in the province of Guanacaste, about 230 km (140 miles) west of the capital of San José.
In a late Friday afternoon series of tweets Snell explains the Bureau has obtained a search warrant to examine emails from Clarke related to an incident in the Milwaukee Airport. Clarke texted one of his officers before arriving to Wisconsin, court documents released Thursday revealed. This included several threatening posts on the Milwaukee County Sheriff's official Facebook page.
The Cougars played without record-setting quarterback Luke Falk , who missed the game because of an injury to his left (non-throwing) wrist. After the usual slow start that saw them trail 3-0, the Spartans owned the second quarter with 21 unanswered and took a 21-3 lead at the half, and never looked back.
Environment Canada is warning residents in Oxford County area to stay indoors after issuing an extreme cold warning. The warning is issued when the temperature or wind chills create a heightened risk to health such as frost bite or hypothermia.
This result has not changed in the past 10 years. Gallup's December poll found 17 percent of respondents named Obama the man they admired most . However, new data from from Mexico 's Interior Ministry showed that President Trump sent 26 per cent fewer Mexicans back home this year compared to Obama, despite his vows to crackdown on illegal immigration.
Congolese security forces have fatally shot two people during protests against President Joseph Kabila, Human Rights Watch claims. A government statement said one policeman had also been killed. Officers also detained 12 altar boys dressed in their liturgical robes outside one church as they led a protest march. But Tshisekedi, who had backed the activists' call to march, left the church in a vehicle, spurring angry shouts from the crowd, which said he was abandoning them.
Yeddyurappa could have handled the issue "in a more diplomatic manner" rather than make tall promises using the letter. However, Mr Yeddyurappa clarified saying that his announcement is not final as Mr Shah had to approve the list after two surveys for winninng candidates.
The bus was reportedly carrying 46 passengers to Nairobi from the western town of Busia when the accident happened. Thirty persons died on spot in the grisly road accident while eight others lost their lives while undergoing treatment at the Nakuru Level Five Hospital and Molo Sub-County Hospital.
Initial reports indicated a suicide bomber was behind the attack, but later authorities came to believe it was a remotely detonated explosive device hidden in a motorcycle. Inamullah Miakhial, spokesman for the local hospital, said the attack killed 12 people and wounded another 14. However, an official on the condition of anonymity pointed finger at the hardliner Islamic State (IS) group, saying IS militants could be behind the deadly attack to terrorize people.
This spectacular event will be live streamed on youtube channel by the Hong Kong Tourism board for the people who can't visit the place to watch the event. New Year's Eve Sydney's soundtrack producer Alex Gooden worked for three years to create the soundtracks for the eight-minute-long 9 p.m. family fireworks and the 12-minute midnight displays.
Luckily for us, the folks at Automobile are spilling the beans on what we can expect with regards to performance on the Mission E. As expected, it will be a beast. Porsche apparently aims for its powertrain to be able to sustain power for long periods of time without overheating - long enough to manage some laps at the track or high-speeds on the autobahn.
The scene is active and people are advised to avoid the area. In a code red the Sheriff's office told residents to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls. The office reported on Twitter around 6:45 a.m. local time that it initially had a report of one deputy who was shot. County Line Road from Colorado to University boulevards is closed, as well as C-370 between Quebec Street and University Boulevard.
When investigators looked into his room further, they located an AR-15, a shotgun, a handgun and lots of ammunition, Macintosh said. While the man initially faced charges of drunk and disorderly conduct, he now faces additional charges of trespassing and unlawful carry.
Mariah Carey will be returning to Times Square for New Year's Eve tomorrow night, one year after her performance gone wrong , and she will be singing two of her songs! Seacrest added that the timing for the NY lineup - which includes the reunited Sugarland , Camila Cabello , and Nick Jonas - couldn't be better, as all three have big years ahead of them.
Foreign solo climbers are now banned from Mount Everest after the Nepalese government voted for stringent new safety rules after concerns over the number of deaths on the world's highest mountain. He added: "We have also adopted a strict provision to check the medical certificate of the climbers to determine whether they are physically fit to climb the mountains".
Hafiz Saeed's close aide and Lashkar founder Maulana Ameer Hamza has claimed that Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI had stage-managed every move during Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with his mother Avanthi Jadhav and wife Chetnakul in Islamabad earlier this week.