Damascus and its main ally Moscow have both said the assault is needed to stop rebel shelling of the nearby capital Damascus and end the rule of Islamist insurgents over civilians in eastern Ghouta. The government, backed in the war by Russian Federation and Iran, is seeking to crush the last major rebel enclave near Damascus in a ferocious campaign that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says has killed 893 civilians in the last 18 days, including 91 on Wednesday.
Donald Trump has confirmed that he and Malcolm Turnbull are working on an agreement under which the U.S. will provide Australia an exemption from steel or aluminium tariffs. "As a country with a high reliance on trade, the risks of broader damage to the global economy from a trade war are great", Mr Willox said. United States President Donald Trump has announced he will not be imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Australia.
Customs and Border Protection van. "Get in the vehicle", someone can be heard yelling in the video . A protest is planned Friday morning outside City Hall offices in National City a day after a video began circulating on social media showing a mother being snatched off a National City street and hauled away by federal authorities in front of her frantic, crying daughters.
The Florida State Senate has passed a bill raising the legal age to buy a firearm from 18 to 21 years. Legislators debated dozens of amendments to the 100-page bill Saturday before approving the measure for a Monday vote. Students who survived the Valentines Day rampage that left 14 students and three adults dead have staunchly advocated that lawmakers at the state and national level take decisive action.
Shares in BAE Systems jumped on Friday, spurred by news that Saudi Arabia had signed a provisional agreement with the UK Government to buy 48 Typhoon fighter jets - a much-needed shot in the arm for the defence company. Saudi Arabia has witnessed a number of steps forward in sports organisation this year with a first-ever professional women's squash tournament staged in Riyadh and women allowed into stadiums to watch local league football matches.
She wasn't amused by his Facebook post offering a $5,000 reward for Hillary Clinton's hair. Although, according to a letter Shkreli wrote to the judge in hopes of a lighter sentence this stint in prison since his conviction has been "a frightening wake-up call" and that he now understands that he needs to change.
Chase's screenplay, set in 1960s New Jersey , was co-written with another former Sopranos writer Lawrence Konner and has been bought by New Line Cinema . The Sopranos ended after eight years in 2007 and a few of its stars, including leading man James Gandolfini , who played patriarch Tony Soprano , and Frank Vincent , who played Phil Leotardo, have since died.
He claimed that the "stalking" Giuggioli alleges was actually just two messages on WhatsApp to her following their split as well as an email he sent to Firth about his affair with Giuggioli, which he said he regrets sending. According to his Twitter profile, Branaccia works as Ansa's Brazil Bureau Chief. Giuggioli runs an eco-clothing firm. 80S GOLD Pepsi & Shirlie were a big hit in the 1980s - what do they look like now? Before his marriage, Firth had a five year relationship with ...
Supreme Court and is often casts the tie-breaking vote in contentious decisions. "But I think a new Supreme Court justice will get them motivated". In audio obtained by Politico and published Friday, the politically vulnerable Heller told attendees at a private Las Vegas event he expected Kennedy to leave the bench in 2018's first half.
At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $16.18 but has recovered 40.23% since then. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. Analysts await Marvell Technology Group Ltd . (NASDAQ: MRVL ) to report earnings on March, 8 after the close. For the current quarter, 23 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.31/share.
Speaking at a news conference on the sidelines of the annual meeting of parliament, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the Belt and Road was a "sunshine initiative" that was open and for all to benefit from. President Xi Jinping sent his top economic aide, Liu He, to Washington to discuss trade issues last week on the heels of a similar visit by state councillor Yang Jiechi last month.
TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said "paying lip service to the problem is not good enough". With the formation of the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, we are engaging with the private sector to reduce barriers to women's participation in business.
India proposed the exchanges on "humanitarian grounds" would include women, mentally ill or disabled people, and the elderly held by either side. Foreign Secretary said Pakistan is speedily working on border management project which will be completed in next some years, adding the border management will help stem the cross-border infiltration of terrorists.
Assaulting a member of Congress is a felony and carries a sentence of 21 months behind bars, WBKO reported . Court documents say Boucher saw Paul stacking more brush and 'had enough'. Paul has said he's recovering well from the attack. Rene Boucher pleads guilty to attacking Sen. Boucher, who like Paul is a physician, denied to investigators that he had targeted the senator because of his politics, according to the statement.
Any belief that a collaborated Broadcom-Qualcomm would cede leadership or slash funding to 5G is entirely unfounded. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) delayed a shareholder meeting that had threatened to hand Broadcom control of the Qualcomm board and, among other things, said lower R&D spending would weaken US-based Qualcomm against Chinese companies.
Additionally, the International Association of Fire Chiefs recommends replacing smoke alarms every 10 years. Place a smoke alarm on every level of your home, including the basement, in every bedroom and outside each sleeping area. Firefighters remind everyone this is a great time to change the batteries in all smoke alarms. The rest of the failures occurred because of defective or improperly installed alarms.
State police said a disabled tractor trailer with hazardous waste on usually busy Interstate 78 westbound, near Exit 50, tied up a portion of the highway for more than four hours. NBC News meteorologist Sherri Pugh said it would be "later this week that energy gets transferred into a coastal storm, and that's our Nor'easter".
According to Palestine's Health Ministry, the slain Palestinian youth - whose name was not given - was shot in the chest by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Hebron. Ismail Haniyeh said he predicts thousands of demonstrators at the Gaza-Israel border on May 14, the day President Donald Trump said the American embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
While Williams tended to the elderly man, another customer snapped a photo and posted it on Facebook . The teen told ABC that she's surprised the random act-of-kindness went viral and it's something she would do any other day if a customer needed it.
The Napa County Sheriff's Office reported that a shot had been fired, but there were no immediate reports of any casualties. "Our shades are drawn". The incident is being called an 'active shooter situation'. Vito Imbasciani, the CalVet Secretary, in a statement. Entry to the Veteran Home was blocked off, and the nearby Vintners golf course was also closed.
It has instead proposed a "unity motion" that does not mention the single market . Pro-Europe sources within the party branded the move a "democratic outrage". "What's more, in the ideal environment for Labour members to have an open and honest debate about this, extreme-left bosses have silenced them". And he insisted that the option of a Norway-style agreement after Brexit was something that was "not entirely ruled out" by the party.
Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association, said she was proud of education employees in all 55 counties of the state for refusing to cave in when the governor and lawmakers tried to get them to take a smaller raise. Reaction: Teachers are hoping their public show of frustration will pressure state leaders. The Senate still has the opportunity to do the right thing on the floor.
The video shows Verino Ruggiero, then an officer-in-training, confronting the 33-year-old Rush for allegedly walking through the parking lot of a business that was closed for the night, and failing to use a crosswalk while crossing the street near a baseball stadium.
Duterte accused Corpuz of trying to embarrass him. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein defended the independence, impartiality and expertise of special rapporteurs in the face of smear and hate campaigns, some involving incitement to violence.
I apologize to many people hurt by me. Earlier this week, provincial governor and former presidential contender Ahn Hee-jung resigned after an aide accused him of multiple rapes. According to police, the wife of the 53-year-old actor found him dead, hanging in a basement floor storage room of an apartment building in Gui-dong, Gwangjin District, Seoul , at 4:05 p.m.
The clause would allow the Dáil to legislate for the lawful termination... On International Women's Day yesterday, Health Minister Simon Harris said: 'Today, as you know, is International Women's Day. Mr McGrath added that the opposition of Global Positioning System would make post-referendum situation unworkable if the referendum was passed. "We the women of Ireland inherited a Republic of misogyny, a Republic of cruelty, and an Oireachtas, a Dail and Seanad that has been, and in many ...
Trump mentioned China several times in his remarks, saying it takes the country "one month to produce as much steel as the us does in one year" following years of reductions in American steelmaking capacity. Trump also suggested Australia and "other countries" might be spared. The House speaker's condemnation was swiftly echoed by other top Republicans in Congress, who fear the tariffs could spark a trade war and hurt the U.S.
Analysts say North Korea has been seeking a summit with American leaders as a way to secure worldwide legitimacy, something that has prevented past US administration's from taking Pyongyang up on its invitations. "The tariffs, 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum, will be imposed on all imported steel except Canada and Mexico which are exempt, but only for now".
The latest numbers, published Friday morning, followed the pattern set in January - a lot more people getting into the job market, but not many finding work. Full-time employment has been responsible for the bulk of the job boom, totalling nearly half a million jobs over the past 18 months. Across B.C., only Victoria saw a hike in unemployment, with its rate up half a per cent to 4.4 in February, compared with 3.9 the month earlier.
Hundreds of families' dreams of having a baby using frozen eggs or embryos may have been dashed. Some of the samples were provided in the 1980s. The organization said it has launched an investigation into the cause of the malfunction, bringing in independent experts.