by | December 08, 2017 | 16:41

A U.S. official, speaking to the Associated Press news agency on condition of anonymity, said that Pence still planned to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, noting it would be "counterproductive" to cancel. Bush in May 2008. Abbas has not made similar comments and his office could not immediately be reached. US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday in a move that outraged Palestinian leaders, but which was hailed as historic by Israel.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:34

A spokesperson for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country of the DPRK released a statement, which read in part, "The projected war rehearsal is just a grave military provocation which will push the already acute situation on the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war".

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:07

India is likely to get the membership of the Wassenaar Arrangement, one of the key export control regimes that deals with non-proliferation, if everything goes well at the plenary session onThursday, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Wednesday.

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:35

In his 491-page ruling, Bonadio wrote that the 1994 attack on the AMIA center, which killed 85 people and left more than 150 injured, and a 1992 attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, were "acts of war" by Iran against Argentina. Nisman was found dead in his apartment in 2015, the day before he was scheduled to present his allegations to the Argentinean Congress. Alberto Nisman was appointed special prosecutor by Kirchner's husband, then president Nestor Kirchner, and he quickly ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:41

The hospital has reportedly sacked the two doctors who mistakenly declared the baby dead. "The preliminary report has found it guilty in certain aspects". Their father told reporters that he would not take the child's body home unless the two doctors were arrested. "The hospital said for three days, it will cost Rs.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:10

The mix of rain and snow will grow lighter into Friday night, but a few pockets of rain and snow could linger in south and southeast Alabama Friday night. If less cold air funnels into the state, we'll have more cold rain and little or no snow. Rain and snow lines don't stop magically at county lines. But, most likely is "trace amounts to 2", Bernard said in a post on his Facebook page.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:47

The DUP also said that its support for the final deal would depend on its contents, and that it had cautioned British Prime Minister Theresa May about its reservations. But more significantly - and perhaps crucially - the DUP's Westminster leader Nigel Dodds and the party's chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson were seen emerging from 70 Whitehall, the offices of the PM's de-facto deputy, Damian Green.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:07

However, the city and county of Los Angeles saw a almost 26 percent increase in overall homelessness since 2016, primarily among people found in unsheltered locations. HUD says more than 4,800 of Indiana's homeless residents were found in emergency shelters or transitional housing and almost 570 were living on the streets.

by | December 08, 2017 | 07:44

President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel may be felt all the way to the Southern Tier. Trump announced on Wednesday the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and his intention of moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem .

by | December 08, 2017 | 06:50

The IDF added that they hold Hamas, which governs Gaza but is supposed to hand over control to the Palestinian Authority on Sunday, responsible for any rocket fire emanating from the Strip. Trump must this week decide whether to sign a waiver keeping the U.S. embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv or fulfil a campaign promise and move it to Jerusalem - de facto recognising Israel's claim on the disputed city.

by | December 08, 2017 | 05:51

The opening of the museum will take place on Saturday, December 9. USA civil rights leader and national hero congressman John Lewis is not attending the opening of the Civil Rights Museum in MS on December 9, or participating in any way.

by | December 08, 2017 | 05:25

High winds combined with heavy smoke and blowing ash hindered firefighters' ability to contain those fires, including the Skirball Fire . The Skirball Fire is in mostly residential areas causing evacuation, and UCLA students were given the option to go to class.

by | December 08, 2017 | 05:22

Turkish authorities have detained 17 people linked to Zarrab in an investigation launched after he cooperated with U.S. authorities. Zarrab was charged in a conspiracy to help Iran ignore USA economic sanctions and flood financial institutions with a billion dollars of oil revenue.

by | December 08, 2017 | 05:09

As the fire approached, scores of horses were let out of their stalls to run loose on the property, primarily on the infield of the training track, to get them out of the barns. Subscribe to Times of San Diego's free daily email newsletter! It remained unclear what caused the fire. "Emergency evacuation happened nearly immediately and at this time, we are doing all we can but it's extremely hard", the post stated.

by | December 08, 2017 | 04:18

For weeks, the buyer's identity remained unknown but on Wednesday, records uncovered by the New York Times finally revealed Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud as the affluent art aficionado. The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened on November 8 in the presence of French President Emmanuel Macron, who described the new museum as a 'bridge between civilizations'.

by | December 08, 2017 | 03:54

Her tweet was inundated with responses from other mothers, who all opened up about their experiences... As if all that wasn't marvelous enough, the tennis GOAT took to her Instagram account Thursday morning to share another major announcement - that Nike is naming one of its new world headquarter buildings after her! And just last month, she married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian .

by | December 08, 2017 | 03:11

In addition to the 45,000-acre Thomas Fire at Ventura , another large fire is burning in Southern California. The fire has destroyed at least 30 homes so far, and burned up upwards of 12,000 acres. "This fire is very unsafe and spreading rapidly, but we'll continue to attack it with all we've got". Patricia Padilla, the owner of the ranch, said she agonized over leaving the horses, but the firemen who knocked at her door and told her to evacuate had made it clear that it was a matter of ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:47

The Republican leaders spoke of the need to help young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, but also stressed the importance of addressing border security and other parts of "our broken immigration system". Pelosi and Schumer left the White House without speaking to reporters. "Until we get those assurances, we are just kicking a can down the road", said Republican Representative Andy Biggs, a member of the Freedom Caucus.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:42

The statement is supposed to be released sometime on Thursday. According to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's office, "According to Arizona state law, the governor will have to call a special election to fill the seat because Franks' resignation comes more than six months before the next general election".

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:43

There were no casualties . The Israeli media reported that at least two rockets landed at empty zones in two towns in southern Israel, causing no damages or injuries. Medical sources in Gaza told Ma'an that Muhammad Saleh Haddaf was severely injured and left bed ridden after an Israeli airstrike hit his home on 8 August 2014, killing four of his family members and injuring several others.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:42

The extremist group still controls patches of territory in eastern Syria, where it imposes a media blackout. Russia has declared its "complete victory" over the Islamic State groups in all of Syria, according to military's top brass and its top leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:38

The free app is aimed at kids under the age of 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under Facebook's rules, though they often do. To know more about children's needs, and the risks they face online, Facebook collaborated with various agencies and institutions such as the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Center on Media and Child Health, Connect Safely, and the Sesame Workshop.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:26

Ford gave a lengthier statement to HuffPost that can be read in full below. At the time Morgan Stanley announced the hire, The New York Times described Ford's role as a rainmaker of sorts: "Mr. They said she was 'distraught, shocked, and frightened'. He added that socializing with members of the press was part of his job, he said that "false claims like this undermine the real silence breakers".

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:27

Under the plan, Hungary , Poland and the Czech Republic were supposed to take in a combined 10,000 people. The move shows the determination in Brussels to enforce the controversial scheme launched at the height of the migrant crisis in 2015 to share 160,000 refugees around the bloc and ease the burden on Greece and Italy.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:13

He was sentenced to 20 years on each of three counts , to be served consecutively. Those accusations related to conduct with two minors in Nassar's swimming pool in the summer of 2015 and for "illicit sexual conduct" with two other minor children during interstate and global travel, according to the plea agreement obtained by CNN.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:01

However, it wasn't Trump's words that became the focus of attention during the important speech. Trump closed his address with a familiar phrase, "and God bless the United States". But the pronunciation of those words appeared to slur. "He sounds like he just had a drink with Bill Cosby , what's going on there, man?" he added. Perhaps Pres.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:55

The Lincoln continued eastbound and struck the rear-end of a Mercedes SUV before coming to a stop. The driver remained at the scene, police said, adding that one of the victims may have been riding a bicycle. Ioc said the Lincoln's driver "did not seem to be in any medical distress" when officers found him and the heavily damaged vehicle. None of their injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:03

The Trump administration announced in September that it would begin phasing out DACA , the Obama-era policy that offered temporary work authorization and protection from deportation to young immigrants who have lived in the United States illegally since childhood.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:09

Those against the bill point to public safety and cite recent gun violence in the country. If the bill -known as the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act- becomes federal law, it will contradict existing state laws and would increase the number of legally carried guns in the state.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:36

Larger accumulations are likely on high ground. A Snow and Ice weather warning issued by Met Eireann comes into force later today . Saturday is expected to be a mostly dry but very cold day with varying cloud and sunny spells. A number of status yellow wind warnings were also issued this week, with gusts exceeding 100kph having been forecast. This means icy roads, particularly in the north and west of the country.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:27

He arrived in Lahore on Wedesday from Wagah border and met with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Mr Khan had a one-on-one meeting with the chief minister and later visited the Badshahi Mosque and the Lahore Fort, before attending a dialogue at Alhamra.

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:20

Almost half of American women say they've been sexually assaulted, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Overall, voters disapprove of the plan by 53 percent to 29 percent, according to the survey. People are more divided on what the effect of the legislation would be if signed into law - 20% believe it will reduce their taxes, 41% believe they will increase and 32% say the plan won't make a difference either way.

by | December 07, 2017 | 20:01

Amid reports that North Korea is testing nuclear missiles , airlines are rerouting flight paths to avoid North Korean airspace. USA officials told CNN that the re-entry vehicle likely failed during North Korea's most recent missile test, and the crew of a Cathay Pacific flight claims to have seen the missile explode during re-entry, although David Wright, a senior physicist with the Union of Concerned Scientists, suspects that the crew actually saw stage separation and second-stage ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:52

Retired North Charleston officer Wade Humphries, a former indirect supervisor of Michael Slager , called Slager his "go-to" man in the department and said that Slager was following his training when shooting at the suspect "until the threat cease [d]".

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:40

More than 100 days have passed since an upsurge in violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state forced almost 626,000 Rohingya to flee for safety to Bangladesh. Myanmar's representative at the meeting continued to reject accusations of atrocities, saying refugees accounts are made up or forced. Mainly Buddhist Myanmar denies the Muslim Rohingya are its citizens and considers them foreigners.