The party's comment followed the declaration of Atiku Abubakar as the victor of the PDP presidential primary which held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The 72-year-old Fulani-born business tycoon and politician, said PDP had been able to articulate the problems facing Nigeria and it was time to come back to power in order to address the problems.
She is scheduled to take in a quick safari later on Friday. The U.S. first lady visited Nairobi National Park to learn about steps the east African nation is taking to conserve elephants and rhinos and participated in a baby elephant feeding.
Judge Kavanaugh by contrast delivered an emotional, angry testimony decrying political vendetta, attacking Democrats, and leaving many doubting - regardless of the accusations - if he had the temperament to be a Supreme Court Justice. Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as the next US Supreme Court justice, despite sexual assault allegations. The outcome, telegraphed Friday when the final undeclared senators revealed their views, was devoid of the shocks that had come nearly daily since ...
Beijing's admission came just hours after his wife, Grace Meng, told a press conference in Lyon , France , on Sunday, that her husband had sent her the image of a knife shortly before he disappeared that she was convinced it was his way of signalling he was at risk.
Human rights bodies and journalist rights action groups have raised the possibility of "forced disappearance" as the journalist remains unaccounted for. Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told reporters that Khashoggi remained in the consulate and the authorities were negotiating with the Saudis to resolve the issue.
The Albany Times Union reported the limo was carrying a wedding party. Their names have not been released pending family notification. "The investigation is very preliminary it's in its infancy stages", New York State Police Capt. A local official said the road has always been a hazard despite improvements made by state Department of Transportation officials seven years ago. Finnagen added: "The first responders broke some windows to try to get people out".
She said the nuclear deal would be discussed further with Netanyahu. "Iran can not be next to Israel's border in Syria in the Golan", Merkel said in a joint conference with Netanyahu during her visit to the Jewish state on Thursday. The two drafted a joint statement calling for " Ending occupation, halting demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, and stopping the trend of strengthening the extreme right in both Germany and Israel.
McConnell, who stalled Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the court in his final year in office and for whom the new conservative majority represents a defining achievement, predicted that Democratic tactics during confirmation battle would electrify Republican voters in November.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 8:11 p.m. Saturday night (001 GMT) and was centred 12 miles (19 kilometres) northwest of Port-de-Paix, which is about 136 miles (219 kilometres) from the capital of Port-au-Prince . The town of Chansolme and the small island of Tortuga also suffered damage, officials said. The police chief for the northwest region, Jackson Hilaire, said at least seven people were killed and more than 100 injured in Port-de-Paix.
Most often, attacks of sea snakes are found on trawlers, however, they are usually non-lethal - reptile produces enough poison. Sea snakes are among the world's most venomous animals, but the creatures don't bite unless provoked, according to the Marine Education Society of Australia.
About 1,700 houses in one neighbourhood were swallowed up by ground liquefaction , which happens when soil shaken by an quake behaves like a liquid, and hundreds of people are believed to have perished, the disaster agency said. At least 600,000 children have been affected by the quake, Save the Children said, with many sleeping on the streets among ruins. Teams from Indonesia's communications ministry and disaster agency have taken to Twitter and other social media to debunk fake claims in ...
Pence laid out measures Beijing is employing to undermine the Trump administration . Those tariffs have taken a toll on farm states like Iowa. Flags of U.S. Researchers from the Eurasia Group consultancy said the speech went well beyond the trade spat. The Communist Party-linked Global Times , in an editorial, urged China to hold firm to its position and view with objectivity the US' strategy and not be led by the nose by its politicians.
They also acknowledge that the intelligence community would have to weigh in with any concerns about reactions from China. Pence will also argue that Chinese officials have tried to influence business leaders to condemn USA trade actions, "leveraging their desire to maintain their operations in China".
Saudi Arabia had vehemently denied that Khashoggi was detained after he entered the consulate. Reacting to the news of his alleged murder, Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, said she "did not believe he has been killed". On Friday, Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Ankara over the issue. Relations between the two countries are already strained after Turkey sent troops to the Gulf state of Qatar previous year in a show of support after its Gulf ...
Kavanaugh's nomination has been imperiled by accusations of sexual misconduct. A deeply divided U.S. Senate confirmed Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday, as Republicans dismissed the sexual misconduct accusations and delivered a major victory to Trump.
As I watch numerous Senators speak and vote on the floor of the Senate I feel like I'm right back at Yale where half the room is laughing and looking the other way. Kavanaugh appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday to answer questions about an alleged sexual assault from the 1980s. The protest began at 12:30 p.m.
Chuck Schumer, the Democratic Senate minority leader, branded Mr Kavanaugh an "extreme partisan" with an "injudicious demeanour". Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY looked ahead to November, appealing to voters beyond the Senate chamber: "Change must come from where change in America always begins: the ballot box".
Khashoggi , a prominent commentator on Saudi affairs who writes for The Washington Post's Global Opinions section, has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since a year ago, when he left Saudi Arabia over concerns he would be arrested or prevented from traveling.
While Interpol is still waiting for an official response from China, an official investigation has been launched in France. Meng Hongwei had not been heard since traveling to China at the end of September. According to BBC Asia Editor Celia Hatton, Meng Hongwei's disappearance seems to fit in with a now familiar pattern among China's senior Communist Party officials.
The Senate voting 51 to 49 to advance his nomination. Vice President Mike Pence planned to be available Saturday in case his tie-breaking vote was needed, which now seems unlikely. The opinion column went live shortly before The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed written by Kavanaugh, in which he described his testimony as "forceful and passionate" and affirmed his commitment to "keep an open mind in every case".
Protesters chanted "Shame" at Manchin later when he talked to reporters outside his office. West Virginia's Joe Manchin is also planning to vote yes on Kavanaugh-the only Democrat to do so. Kavanaugh's confirmation process was scrambled by allegations of sexual misconduct and assault that emerged in recent weeks. He angrily denied the accusations.
Asked whether the Me Too movement had inspired the Nobel committee's choice, chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen said: "Me Too and war crimes are not quite the same". "Survivors deserve a safe and secure pathway home or safe passage elsewhere", she said in an online statement, later that day. She said, " We want to send a message that women who constitute half the population in those communities actually are used as weapons and that they need protection, and that the perpetrators have to ...
The U.S. first lady also went on a quick safari. US First Lady Melania Trump shakes hands with First Lady of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta as she boards her military airplane prior to departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, October 6, 2018, as she heads to Cairo, the final stop on her week-long trip through four countries in Africa.
The panel of eight women and four men - seven of them white, one black, three Hispanic and one Asian - began deliberations Thursday afternoon. They did not divulge their names. One juror acknowledged they watched it "many, many, many times". Last year, the city borrowed US$225 million on police-related settlements and judgments, bringing the total to US$709 million between 2010 and 2017, according to a report by the Action Centre on Race and the Economy.
These missiles will provide India umbrella coverage against any air-borne threats like fighter jets, missiles and UAVs. "The Administration has indicated that a focus area for the implementation of CAATSA Section 231 is new or qualitative upgrades in capability - including the S-400 air and missile defense system", the spokesperson said.
Saga's father Andy Vanecek told the English-language website The Local he initially thought his daughter had found an unusual stick or branch in the water. a sword. "We are very keen to see the conservation staff do their work and see more of the details of the sword", he was quoted as saying in the report.
It was this argument that Kavanaugh tried to address in an 11th hour op-ed in the Wall Street Journal , where he acknowledged there were things "I should not have said.' He blasted Democrats for a coordinate campaign to smear him, and called it 'revenge" for the Clintons.
Police and anti riot force will be deployed around the accountability court today ahead of Shehbaz Sharif's appearance. According to sources, Shehbaz was arrested after Fawad Hasan Fawad, the then implementation secretary, told NAB that he carried out corrupt activities in projects in Punjab on orders from Shehbaz, who was the chief minister then.
In the past two years, she played coy on whether she would vote for Donald Trump (she did not), whether she would vote to keep the Affordable Care Act (she did), and whether she would vote for a major tax reform bill (she agreed to it at the last minute).
That lawsuit spurred an ongoing investigation of the charity and its tax practices by the state Tax Department, which is part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration. Under New York and federal law, there is no statute of limitations to pursuing civil tax cases if authorities suspect an intent to evade taxes. In addition to maneuvers aimed at avoiding estate taxes, the Times reported that Fred Trump paid little to no federal gift taxes on eight apartment buildings that were transferred to ...