EDT. "We recognize the humanitarian gesture by the Houthis in releasing these USA citizens". Destroyer USS Mason , which was targeted by missiles fired from rebel-held territory while patrolling the Red Sea off the Yemeni coast. The missile launches were the third in about a week that targeted the destroyer USS Mason and other US ships. NBC News first reported the latest firing.
About 300 unaccompanied youngsters from countries such as Syria and Afghanistan are expected to start arriving in Britain within days. A Home Office spokesman said: "This is the start of the process to transfer as many eligible children as possible before the start of the clearance, as the Home Secretary set out in Parliament".
THERESA May is under pressure to reveal when she became aware of problems with Britain's sex abuse inquiry which led to the resignation of its head. Labour MP Lisa Nandy , who raised the issue during PMQs, said of Mrs May: "She suggested that she did know of problems but did nothing at all".
A "KILLER clown" craze sweeping the country has come closer to home with one spotted in Aberystwyth. Sporting Adidas tracksuit bottoms and a beanie hat, the clown can be seen running across the road towards the driver's door of her auto. Commander Bennett said: "We are now assessing a small number of reported "killer clown" incidents in London, three of which meet the threshold of a criminal offence".
Highlighting the dilemma for many consumers, Bloomberg reported on Friday that at least 1.4 million people in 32 states would lose the Obamacare health plan they now have because Aetna, UnitedHealthcare, BlueCross BlueShield and some state or regional insurers have dropped out of the program.
As the New York Times reported (paywall), the campaign-started by the Toronto-based agency Garden Collective-is using YouTube and the hashtag #TellAmericaItsGreat on Twitter to collect positive messages from Canadians. However, at least one commentator in the USA wonders if there's a little Canadian self-interest in the campaign. The messages from Canadians, which range from the personal to the proverbial, seek to remind us of what the United States has already achieved.
Donald Trump wants to hit the ground running with Russian Federation. "Putin has no respect at all for Obama". Trump's support for Russian Federation comes at a time of escalating tensions, as Washington and Moscow lock horns over the Syria conflict, and United States officials accuse Russian Federation of directing cyber attacks aimed at interfering in November's election.
Earlier this month, Russian Federation vetoed a French-drafted resolution demanding an immediate halt to the bombing campaign that the Syrian government and Russian Federation are carrying out against rebel-held districts in eastern Aleppo.
A U.S. Navy destroyer was targeted on Saturday in a failed missile attack from territory in Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, the third such incident in the past week, U.S. "Appropriate action...must be taken against those who caused the incident, and...compensation must be offered to the families of the victims", the inquiry team stated.
A total of 20 villages were taken from the militants east, south and southeast of Mosul by early Tuesday, according to statements from the two forces, fighting alongside one another for the first time. Turkey is not part of the operation, despite repeated demands by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to participate. A picture taken from the top of Mount Zardak, about 25 kilometers east of Mosul, shows smoke billowing in the Iraqi city of Nineveh during an operation against the Islamic State on ...
The United States on Tuesday demanded the release of an Iranian-American businessman and his 80-year-old father who were handed tough sentences in Tehran on espionage charges. On Monday, Mizan released a video of the younger Namazi, the first images of him since his detention in October 2015. The end of the footage shows Rep.
The United States maintains a rotational US military presence in the Philippines and has ramped up its presence there amid provocations from Beijing in the South China Sea. Yasay accused the USA of trying to keep the Philippines "in dependency and submission as little brown brothers not capable of true independence and freedom".
Reports said some attendants and patients sustained injuries when they tried to save their lives due to suffocation by jumping from the first floor of the building after breaking the windowpanes. Although the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, preliminary reports blamed it on an electric short circuit. "Rescue operation underway", said Binay Behera, DG, Fire Services.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces also are readying for the battle. Battle plans were drawn out in black marker on walls and plastic tables. While Turkish troops' presence on the outskirts of Mosul is reluctantly tolerated by Iraqi officials, an outright capture of the city by Ankara would be considered completely illegitimate; not only by officials, but Mosul's population would not tolerate its occupation of the city, Mansour said.
At least it is better that it is happening now than the end of the season. We have more freedom and we can win the ball back. "It was a good game". N'Golo Kante was in sparkling form for the home side, his defensive capability in the Chelsea midfield highlighted what Leicester were missing when they conceded their second before the break.
When she contacted him again, through his office, "Mr. Trump asked me to send him a letter setting forth the jobs within his organization that I felt that I was well suited for, which I did". Trump". By all accounts, his categorical denial of ever committing sexual assault inspired a growing number of women to come forward with allegations against the Republican nominee.
ISIS has nothing like the United States' sophisticated drone arsenal, and instead uses commercially available small drones - like the DJI Phantom , popular with hobby drone pilots. The U.S. -led coalition against IS includes French, British, Canadian and other Western military contingents. Calling it a Trojan Horse-style attack, Air Force Colonel John Dorrian, spokesman for the US-led military coalition in Iraq , said an improvised device on the drone exploded after it was taken back to ...
The website, which proclaimed that Evans was "wrongly convicted of rape on 20th April 2012" boasted of the £50,000 available for new information that could help his appeal. One told the jury he first met her through Facebook and they had a "purely sexual" relationship. So for the past fortnight, the young woman, who has had to move house because of the social media campaign against her, has been subjected to the kind of criminal dissection of her morality and sexual behaviour campaigners ...
KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average sank 174 points, or 1 percent, to 17,970 as of 11:10 a.m. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 0.3 percent to 2,132.55. The producer price increase will be good news for profits and for Beijing as the government struggles to reduce a mountain of corporate debt. Exports from the world's second largest economy fell 10 per cent year on year in USA dollar terms, a far cry from market consensus of a 3.3 per cent fall, while the imports also fell ...
Authorities expect Friday's storm to make poor traveling conditions, with wind gusts ranging from 40 to 60 miles per hour, and even reaching 80 miles per hour along the coast and over the mountains in the region. The coast could experience some thunderstorms Friday with windy conditions, but nothing as strong as Thursday's storm. A High Wind Warning is in effect.
POLICE are warning people to exercise cautious if they are approached by any clowns in The Hills district. "While we realise that reports of this kind are not restricted to the Thames Valley area, the issues of intimidation, potential arrest and waste of public resources are the same across the country and we would urge people to refrain from such activity".
Taskin Ahmed dismissed Buttler leg-before thanks to a television review after his initial appeal was turned down by the on-field umpire. "Obviously emotions ran high and Ben is an emotional guy, but he would not have reacted like that if nothing had happened".
Modi is likely to raise the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism with the Russian president. Being a key global power, Russian Federation must stand shoulder to shoulder with India on terrorism. The Goa summit is therefore crucial for India in strategic terms. As for China, let's be clear: It will continue to support its "only real ally" despite any amount of evidence India presents on Pakistan backing terrorists and terror organisations that continue to target the neighbourhood.
Guterres , a 66-year-old former socialist politician and previous head of the U.N.'s refugee agency, is expected to become the ninth secretary general after a formal vote in the General Assembly scheduled for Thursday morning. It wasn't to be for the former New Zealand Prime Minister. "The role of the United Nations has never been as important as it is today and for that Mister Guterres is the right leader", said French Ambassador Francois Delattre.
The matter will be heard in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday. Part of the investigation also involves finding out whether Zuma had any role in the alleged pressure put on Themba Maseko to give tenders to the Gupta family and why cabinet got involved in a private dispute between the Guptas and the banks.
In an apparent break from a weeks-long torrent of anti-American rhetoric, Duterte suggested defense alliances would continue and his foreign policy was to "realign", but reiterated joint exercises with USA troops, a decades-old tradition, would be stopped.
Egypt's military announced on Wednesday it will host Russian troops for war games along the Mediterranean coast, the latest step in the two countries' rapprochement and another sign of Moscow flexing its muscles in the Middle East. But relations cooled after King Salman ascended the Saudi throne in January 2015 and tensions between the two allies have since simmered over Syria, Yemen as well as Egypt's relations with Shiite Iran and Iraq's Shiite-led government - both at sharp odds with Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia has expressed "great concern" and warned of "serious unintended consequences", following the US Congress's decision to overrule President Obama and push through a law allowing legal action against the kingdom over the September 11 attacks .
The release of that video caused many ranking Republicans to denounce Trump's comments, and more than a few Republican members of Congress to proclaim that they would not vote for their party's nominee. "I support the Republican ticket and it's a Trump-Pence ticket.to me it's not a tough choice". And at this point, a Republican ticket without Trump isn't possible, he said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP ) Officials say two children pulled out of the San Francisco Bay in critical condition after a recreational sailboat carrying 30 people capsized are doing well and one has been released from the hospital. One five-year-old was unconscious and not breathing when he was rescued. Once raised, the boat will be taken to an area where it can be inspected. Public safety officials announced Sunday that crews will use sonar equipment to search for the 34-foot-long vessel after ...
It's like a magnet. "I'm automatically attracted to beautiful women - I just start kissing them, it's like a magnet". Trump is heard in the video saying, "when you're a star, they let you do it". "But not Rand Paul", Gray said. " America and my daughters deserve much better". The RNC hasn't commented, but pulled back on certain operations supporting Trump in key states, and has removed Trump's name from the "get out the vote" phone bank scripts, which volunteers use to encourage ...
The Chinese government is investigating the case, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said, adding, "We expect Korea to deal the problem rationally with regional peace and bilateral relations in mind". This year's tally was 50,022 as of September, but is likely to increase during the winter season, it said. Rep. Kim Gwang-lim, chief policymaker of the ruling Saenuri Party, during a parliamentary audit Tuesday, likewise called upon the government for the use of weapons in response to "the ...