by | January 21, 2018 | 05:59

Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will take Commissioner Kevin Davis' place immediately, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced. The first wave of the new initiative started at 9 a.m. Friday and will run until midnight. "I have a real strong message for the trigger-pullers: We're coming after them", DeSousa said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:46

A Republican congressman on Saturday denied an allegation of sexual misconduct made in a report that said he used taxpayer dollars to settle a complaint from a female staffer about inappropriate sexual behaviour. Alexis Ronickher, the former aide's attorney, pushed back, saying Meehan's statement was "a desperate effort to preserve his career" because he is the one who "demanded" confidentiality and is only speaking out now that it has become public.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:32

Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored four goals in La Liga this season which is a complete low by his standards. Real Madrid have given Cristiano Ronaldo the go-ahead to negotiate a summer transfer out of the Santiago Bernabeu. Madrid are now fourth and are 19 points behind rivals and league leaders Barcelona in the La Liga standings. Real Madrid have won 13 of their last 14 games against Deportivo and odds of (1.02) for a double chance swing in their favour.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:29

He said the language Trump used was "explicit" and reflects the president's view that "we would favor some countries like Norway and the Europeans at the expense of Africans and people from Haiti". Let me first of all try to find the reason surrounding the circumstances why this man has said this weird statement. "The difference is, I'm right".

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:02

The Kurds were Washington's most trusted force in the us -led campaign to drive Islamic State extremists from Syria , but the Turkish government says they work hand-in-hand with PKK militants who have been battling for autonomy in Turkey's southeast since the 1980s.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:47

While majorities in each of these countries approved of USA leadership in 2016, majorities disapproved in 2017. "Portugal, Belgium, Norway and Canada led the declines worldwide, with approval ratings of USA leadership dropping 40 points or more in each country".

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:34

Mr Adams is stepping down from the position next month and used the occasion to confirm that Ms McDonald is the only candidate proposed to succeed him. The Dublin TD, 48, told Sinn Fein's Ard Chomhairle this morningshe that she felt an "enormous sense of pride" at receiving the nomination to be president elect.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:12

President Tayyip Erdogan called the new US-backed border force a "terror army" on Turkey's border and vowed to "strangle it before it's even born". An operation in Afrin - a region bordering Turkey's Hatay and Kilis provinces - is widely expected in the wake of Turkey's seven-month Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria , which ended in March 2017, according to information gathered by Anadolu Agency .

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:37

A powerful storm spawned furious winds across Europe on Thursday, killing at least six people in three countries while toppling trees, ripping roofs off buildings, and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights. In German's eastern state of Brandenburg, police said a gust of wind flipped a truck over a highway, killing the driver. Any regional trains still running have cut their speed because of the strong winds.

by | January 21, 2018 | 02:30

Offering his conclusions, Dr Jackson said they were based on clinical information and his year of observing the president. The White House says Trump has no intention of apologizing. Nasreddine told The Huffington Post , "The test is a screening measure". "It doesn't address issues like emotional temperament or personality", Gordon said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:57

Donald Trump has denied that he is racist following the offensive term he used to describe certain African nations , Haiti and El Salvador . Trump has denied that he made the comments on Twitter , although the White House did not initially deny the report.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:50

The paper reported that Mr. Trump favoured immigrants from Norway and Asia, saying they help the country economically. The White House has not denied that Trump uttered the word "shithole", though Trump has pushed back on some depictions of the meeting.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:46

Speaking at the press conference on Monday, the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov , said that the United States initiative to work with the SDF to train a new Syrian Border Security Force (BSF) implies the "separation of large territories of the Syrian Arab Republic".

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:23

According to the scheme guidelines, the Ministry provides financial support of Rs 500 crore for each of the 100 smart cities and a matching contribution has to come from the state government. With the announcement of nine cities on Friday, the total number of smart cities have gone upto 99. Interestingly, as per RTI's reply, the Ministry has stated that total Rs 9,900 crore has been given to the States under SCM.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:44

He had a fantastic impact on Watford and in the Premier League'. The defeat means Watford have only won once in their last 11 Premier League games, leaving them in 10th when they were as high as fourth in October. But the Hornets failed to deal with the Foxes, who sacked Craig Shakespeare when they were in the bottom three in October and Puel now has them sitting seventh in a European spot.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:33

World number one Simona Halep is lucky to be still in contention after surviving three match points in a titanic struggle against 76th-ranked American Lauren Davis. Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova also had a tough test, beating fellow Czech Lucie Safarova 7-6 (8/6), 7-5. Keys advanced 6-3, 6-4 over Ana Bogdan and will next play No.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:51

North Korea has accused the USA of plotting to provoke another Korean War by convening a foreign ministers' meeting in Vancouver, Canada. "All parties should make concerted efforts to extend this hard-won momentum of reduced tension, create conditions for relaunching dialogue and negotiation and return the nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula to the correct track of dialogue and negotiation", Wu said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:38

These models were fitted with airbag system from Takata Corporation , and this is part of the company's precautionary global recall initiative. According to the company, the total number of recalled vehicles include 510 units of Accord , 22,084 units of City and 240 units of Jazz .

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:07

Injuries have continually peppered the American's glittering career - she missed Sochi 2014 with a knee injury while decisions to compete are taken on a race to race basis - but Vonn proved she is still a force to be reckoned with. "In today's situation, if I hadn't made the mistake I would have won". Wiles, meanwhile, reached her first podium in a year and only the second of her career.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:01

Wolff didn't respond to interview requests submitted to him and his publisher. Wolff clarified his comment: "There is something in the book that I was absolutely sure of but it was so incendiary that I just didn't have the ultimate proof".

by | January 20, 2018 | 22:59

However, Macron ruled out the possibility of the United Kingdom being part of the single market without accepting the EU's rules on freedom of movement, financial payments to EU funds and accepting European Court of Justice rulings. The Brexit secretary, David Davis, has said he is seeking a "Canada plus plus plus" arrangement, based on the EU-Canada trade treaty, but with additional access for services.

by | January 20, 2018 | 22:58

British and Canadian authorities are warning their nationals visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay to limit their movements following a state of emergency over violence and shootings in the tourist hotspot. Four attackers with AK 47s riddled the vehicle with shots killing the driver with a head shot and injuring the other two passengers. Miraculously, the child was unhurt.

by | January 20, 2018 | 22:29

The row broke out after Republican and Democratic lawmakers visited the President in the Oval Office on Thursday to work on a proposal for an immigration deal. Mr Trump announced a year ago that he will end the Obama-era DACA program unless legislators come up with a solution by March. Jackson has recommended that Trump , whose reported body mass index puts him just below the obesity line, lose between 10 and 15 pounds.

by | January 20, 2018 | 21:25

This afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer met President Trump at the White House . Nevertheless, the New York Times decided that Senate Democrats were to blame for "blocking" Republican legislation that only 45 Senate Republicans supported.

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:47

Reports say insurgents have entered the building as police have cordoned off the area, APA reports quoting Sputnik. The attackers had been in the hotel kitchen, then moved to the fourth floor, an Afghan special forces commander told CNN. No terror organisation took the responsibility for the attack. The Islamic State group has claimed most of the recent attacks in the Afghan capital, but authorities suspect that the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani Network has been involved in some of the ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:25

In response to media questions, Jackson clarified that the MoCA test only assesses cognitive health - it can not judge any psychiatric conditions the president may or may not have. "It is called genetics", Jackson said when asked how a borderline obese man with on cholesterol-lowering medication could be considered in excellent health .

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:09

Netanyahu's comments came one day after the U.S. announced it would freeze $65 million in funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. "Vice President Pence will not really be welcomed in Egypt", said Cairo University political scientist Engy Madi. That decision was met with near-worldwide condemnation , including from many Americans.

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:02

Al-Shabab was using the school in the Middle Shabelle region to brainwash very small children, Somali Information Minister Eng Abdirahman Yariisow told state-run radio. "We woke up to the sound of a huge gun battle at an Islamic school belonging to an al-Shabab affiliated teacher in the area who trains youths and children with the lessons of jihad", said the villager, who only wanted to identify himself as Maslah.

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:47

Pakistan's "mindset" that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council . Indian Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin told the Security Council it is India's vision that Afghanistan regain its place and New Delhi remain committed to work closely with its regional and global partners to bring peace, security, stability and prosperity in Afghanistan.

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:47

However, executive privilege does not apply to a presidential campaign, but what happens in the Oval Office, he said. It was "reasonable" for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's attorney to contact the White House concerning the scope of executive privilege in connection with his testimony earlier this week, famed attorney Alan Dershowitz said Thursday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:31

Last week, Mr Trump underwent a three-hour examination in his first medical check-up since becoming United States president. Without performing an evaluation of this kind, President Trump would be receiving care that is inadequate to the standard care regularly administered to millions of Americans covered by Medicare.

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:23

Then, she must have thought she was in an episode of Criminal Minds or something because the 20-year-old believed her life was about to end. "We get asked all the time if we're getting a fifth member and we wanted to show the world in an artistic way that hey the four of us are Fifth Harmony ", Brooke told host Lara Spencer on Good Morning America .

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:58

Just over three weeks ago was the last time the two sides collided, with Conte's men running out 2-0 victors courtesy of goals from Morata and Marcos Alonso . However, only bottom club Swansea have scored fewer league goals than Brighton's 17 this season. It was frustration for the first yellow card because the player didn't deserve this yellow card [for diving].

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:53

Abeh said that one suspect has been arrested in connection with the abduction. "I can not confirm if there have been negotiations or a ransom paid", Aliyu added. Kidnapping has always been a problem in Nigeria's southern states, where high-profile individuals, including the families of prominent politicians, are regularly seized.

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:48

Peravoor police said Shyam Prasad accompanied by a friend, was returning on a motorcycle from an ITI in Kakkayangad where he was a student when a auto which was trailing them, overtook and intercepted the motorcycle. "No untoward incident was reported so far", Peravoor Circle Inspector Kuttikrishnan said. Shyam Prasad died on his way to hospital. The BJP is on Saturday observing a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Kannur district from 6 am in protest against the killing.