Access to clean drinking water ended after Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters seized the main dam and water plant from the People's Protection Units ( YPG ) militia in the Kurd-dominated region in northwest Syria. Ahmed Murad, a resident of Afrin told the Daily Telegraph. Erdogan also raised the prospect of a cross-border operation in northern Iraq where the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a decades long struggle against the Turkish army, has its rear ...
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak returned home after facing state investigators for 21 hours over suspected bribery, embezzlement and abuse-of-power. There are also allegations that South Korea's largest conglomerate, the Samsung Group, paid almost 6 million dollars' worth of legal bills for an auto parts maker connected to Lee.
House Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican-sponsored bill that would have allowed terminally ill patients to try experimental drug treatments that haven't been approved by the Food and Drug Administration . Most of the opposition came from Democrats, who said the bill gave patients false hope and could endanger their lives. Nevertheless, Democratic leaders in the House led a charge against the bill.
Mr Dutton said he had directed the Home Affairs department to explore whether the farmers can be accepted into Australia through refugee, humanitarian or other visas, including the in-country persecution visa category. Such is the level of violence in South Africa that thousands of mainly white, Afrikaans-speaking farmers have taken to the streets to protest and plead for help.
NU EMERGENCY: Person with gun on Evanston campus. Students were told to stay in place by police while the school, and at least one other local high school, was placed on lockdown. "More info will be provided when available". Police advise students and staff members to remain sheltered in place until the all-clear is given. Evanston Police determined the situation was a "swatting incident" and that are "No victims or danger to the public".
He said the porn star, her manager, and her lawyer were discussing how best to address the Trump conversation. Avenatti said the documents show that "contrary to Mr. "She had no issues signing the paper when I was there", he said. The actress is reportedly anxious that the order will prevent CBS from airing her recent interview with Anderson Cooper.
This also led to censors trying to contain the hysteria as Liang's name became the second most blocked name on Weibo. According to WhatsOnWeibo , when a colleague told Liang Xiangyi , a reporter from Chinese financial news service Yicai Media, that her eye-roll was witnessed live on television, she didn't seem to care much.
I never take it for granted. He became the third-fastest player to reach the milestone. I've always said this: He's one of the rare guys in this league. "It's something that we should all appreciate, moments like this, and appreciate what we have and who we have". Having led nearly all night, the Pelicans fell behind 104-98 early in the fourth quarter before rallying behind Anthony Davis, who finished with 31 points and 14 rebounds.
The others who were discharged were BSNL's former Chief General Manager K.Brahmanathan and former Deputy General Manager M.Velusamy, the former minister's Personal Secretary V. The CBI, which alleged a loss of '1.78 crore to the exchequer, had invoked provisions under the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh announce their plan to use nitrogen gas in executions at a news conference at the State Capitol on Wednesday. Allbaugh told reporters that "I'm not anxious about anything" when asked about being the first state in the nation to use nitrogen for executions, BuzzFeed News reports .
Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is touring steel mills Tuesday to reassure workers he will fight USA tariffs that could impinge on their jobs. The tariffs Donald Trump unveiled last week could prompt steel to be shipped instead through Canada to skirt the levies, Trudeau said Tuesday at an ArcelorMittal Dofasco plant in Hamilton, Ontario.
She announced her support to the SP candidates at the eleventh hour, first time since 1993 when the two parties were in the same boat. Samajwadi Party's Pravin Nishad defeated BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla by 21,961 votes in Gorakhpur , the seat which was with the party since 1989, while Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel of SP clinched the Phulpur seat drubbing the saffron party's Kaushalendra Singh Patel by 59,460 votes.
Helliwell, a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia; and Richard Layard, a director of the Well-Being Program at the London School of Economics' Center for Economic Performance.
He immediately becomes the most accomplished running back on New York's roster. Q: What kind of role did (general manager) Dave Gettleman and (offensive coordinator) Mike Shula play in your final decision here? To stick around and make his contract (reportedly worth up to $8.2 million with incentives and a guarantee of $2.95 million) worth it for the Giants , though, he'll have to contribute on the field as well as off it.
Congressional approval is not needed. "The American steel, aluminum industry has been ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices", he said. Its exemption is a ground for optimism that likewise, South Korea as a Washington ally will likely be included in the list of countries exempted from the tariffs.
Orlando Tercero, 22, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, four days after the body of Haley Anderson , of Westbury, N.Y., was found by Binghamton police officers conducting a wellness check. Tercero flew to Nicaragua before police found the victim's body, authorities said. Tercero is a United States citizen and was also studying nursing.
After their son Seth Rich died, the cable network made an unsubstantiated link between his death and Wikileaks' disclosure of hacked DNC emails. ( Fox News denied the charges.) The detective, Rod Wheeler , who was himself a Fox News contributor, also claimed that Butowsky had coordinated with the Trump administration to plant the story.
Both the children were from Madam's constituency. The Congress MLA from Rajula Amrish Der came into a defence of Madam and made his voice louder to which BJP members countered with hooting in-house. We, as opposition, have every right to know about such public issues. For the last six to seven days, BJP MLA Jagdish Panchal has been uttering bad words and using foul language against me in the House.
In the ruling, the court says: "The respondents will have circumvented the process which is now pending before court; and the applicants will have no choice but to institute applications to review and set aside the awarding of the contracts".
The social media giant said it issued warnings to Golding and Fransen who were imprisoned last week for 18 and 36 weeks, respectively. He said: "Britain First is a vile and hate-fuelled group". Fransen was found guilty of three counts of religiously aggravated harassment and Golding of one count. Twitter and YouTube previously suspended Britain First's accounts, prompting the Facebook review, the company's policy head Simon Milner told the House of Commons Home Affairs Select ...
A suicide bomber targeted police camp at Raiwind city, 30 km away from Lahore . Police confirmed the nature of the blast and declared it a suicide attack asserting that a terrorist approached the check post using a motorcycle. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the attack and expressed his grief with families of injured and killed, stating fearless police officials lay down their lives in line of duty.
Waffle House waitress Evoni Williams felt she was just doing her job when she went the extra mile for an elderly customer and cut up some food on his plate. As Laura Wolf , who posted the Waffle House picture put it, "I'm thankful to have seen this act of kindness and caring at the start of my day while everything in this world seems so negative".
Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed the Syrian crisis, including the situation in besieged eastern Ghouta, the Russian defence ministry also said on Tuesday. Russian Federation intervened in Syria in 2015 at Assad's request, helping him overcome a 2011 uprising sponsored by the West, Turkey and Gulf Arab states.
If Mr. Sessions does fire Mr. McCabe, it would place his pension as a 21-year government employee in jeopardy, The Times said. "The department follows a prescribed process by which an employee may be terminated", said the spokeswoman, Sarah Isgur Flores .
The Met Office has this afternoon issued a yellow level warning for snow covering Sunday, saying showers are likely throughout the day, forming in the Thames estuary and then moving westwards. Cold air from the Arctic is heading to the United Kingdom - and we're set to see more snow and ice in the region this weekend. She said there was a higher risk of snow on Sunday as the cold air moved across the southern half of the country but that it would not compare to the conditions caused by the ...
Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Low: 10. Day: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Highs will be in the mid 50s, and southwest winds will increase from 10 to 20 miles per hour to between 20 and 30 miles per hour in the afternoon.
Divisiveness from Clinton is nothing new (remember, this is the same woman who once said that half of Trump supporters were " deplorables "). " She put herself in a position where [Democrats] from states that Trump won will have to distance themselves from her even more ", said one former senior Clinton aide.
The Bank and ISA will jointly support technical assistance and knowledge transfer for solar development and deployment in sun-shine rich African countries. BNB and financial company Orix USA will own the system, which is being financed through Public Service Electric & Gas Co.'s solar loan program. These solar projects will power infrastructure including health centres, high schools, street-lighting and drinking water supply in the countries.
Portland needs about another foot to match its snowfall total last winter of 87.4 inches. In New Hampshire, the NWS says 25 inches of snow was reported near Derry. Blizzard warnings were issued for ME and New Hampshire. Wind gusts as high as 65 miles per hour are forecast in coastal areas. Vernon Township called off classes for a 12th time Tuesday after a snow storm dropped approximately 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow across northwestern New Jersey.
Ahead of the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections, the BJP has added an element of unpredictability to the otherwise tiresome and predictable polls by fielding a fourth candidate from the state. "The objections raised by the BJP during the scrutiny process of our Rajya Sabha candidates lack substance". The BJP said the delay in filing of nomination by Rathwa and the entry of Valera as an Independent show there was an intense "infighting" within the party.