by | January 18, 2018 | 13:36

That's highly unlikely, as the safe zones were negotiated largely by Russia, Turkey, and Iran. However, the USA has supported the YPG as its ally on the ground in combating IS in Syria. It said the force could lead to the splitting up of Syria. He said, "We discussed the issue before". He clarified America's intentions, which he said were to provide training to local elements in areas liberated from the Islamic State group.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:16

The governor's office estimates the SALT cap will increase NY middle class families' property and state income tax burden by 20 percent to 25 percent. "What the governor is attempting to do is continue his two percent spending increases while making zero effort to cut billions in the unnecessary spending we have taken on in years past", Errigo said in response to the address.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:13

A source familiar with the matter said Bannon was issued subpoena by House committee after refusing to disclose information from the time period of the transition and White House, as first reported by Fox News . Bannon's testimony was set for a closed session - marking his first appearance since he resigned as the executive chairman of Breitbart News earlier this month .

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:14

A ministry official told Reuters the North asked that the troupe cross the border by foot via Panmunjom, located in the demilitarised zone where a North Korean soldier staged a daring defection to the South in November. "At the moment, I think North Korea's orchestra is most likely to come and I heard the North has proposed (to send) their orchestra", the governor said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:11

The reports of the attack were then confirmed by the Israeli army as well. The military said that it does not intend to bring about an escalation of the situation, but will continue to act against any violation of Israeli sovereignty. The tunnel, which the army said belonged to the Hamas terror group that controls the Gaza Strip , ran underneath the Kerem Shalom Gaza crossing, as well as below major gas and diesel pipelines, spokesperson Lt.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:10

The message, which came with instructions to seek immediate shelter and a sentence telling recipients that the threat was real, sent people throughout the state into a state of panic. Residents are instead instructed to go inside and remain sheltered for up to 14 days or until they are told it's safe to leave. "I let her know that I loved her and miss her and that I didn't know what was happening", said Pettigrew.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:11

Republican Gov. Scott-who usually favors fossil fuels and offshore drilling-reversed course and issued an unexpected condemnation of the proposal . The letter follows Northam's previous statement condemning the Trump administration's drilling proposal. The exemption may leave the door open for other governors to seek similar prohibitions for their states.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:10

Stephanopoulos pressed Perdue, saying that multiple sources have confirmed the president's language, of whom the most outspoken has been Sen. "I was sitting no farther away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was, and I know what Dick Durbin has said about the president's repeated statements is incorrect", Cotton said .

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:08

The association said that if the matter was not resolved in the next few days, it could hold discussions with bar associations across the country and, if needed, would take to the streets. Regarding these statements, the BCI has said, "These are positive statements in strengthening the Indian judiciary and it establishes that the matter would be resolved soon".

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:13

The high-value orders include a $1.6-billion deal to buy Barak 8 air defence systems sealed previous year during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Israel. Netanyahu will spend a day in Ahmedabad, a sort of personal day out with PM Narendra Modi, including a visit to Gandhi Ashram. "The visit will include New Delhi , Gujarat and Mumbai", it said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:43

Did he look at the poll's other findings ? We've long known that Trump filters out all information that doesn't suit his purposes, dismissing anything negative as "fake news" while promoting anything he thinks makes him look good. The reason should be obvious: He hasn't actually done anything. The president has only drawn attention to one of the worst polls for him yet. Asked to grade Trump's first year in office , 43 percent gave Trump an A, B or C.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:45

A flight managed to take passengers "back in time" to 2017 on Monday. Honolulu goes by GMT-10 time while Auckland goes by GMT+13 and this very well explains the "time travelling". However, the flight was delayed due to some operational issue, which led the flight to take off at 12:05 am - a time by which the world had started welcoming 2018.

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:34

It was reported Wednesday by an Ecuadoran daily that Quito had granted Assange a passport and national ID card, prompting speculation that he could be offered citizenship and diplomatic status , allowing him to leave the country. Although Swedish authorities have since dropped their extradition warrant, British officials have signaled their intent on arresting him if he leaves Ecuador's diplomatic compound in London.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:32

He presided over contentious hearings into the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi , Libya, and on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups. "Throughout my service, I worked hard and never lost sight of the people our government is supposed to serve", he said. On Tuesday, another Southern California Republican, Rep.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:29

A magnitude 7.6 quake has struck near the coast of Honduras, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), which said it was registered at 20:50 local time. The shallowness of the epicenter amplifies the effect of the natural disaster. Officials in Honduras said shaking was registered across much of the nation and there were some reports of cracks in homes in Colon and Atlantida provinces along the northern coast and Olancho in eastern Honduras.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:28

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. On top of some ice accumulation, several inches of snow could fall. The Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory west of a line from St. James to the Twin Cities metro and Balsam Lake. Winter Storm Hunter will bring wind-driven snow to parts of northern Plains Wednesday into Thursday .

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:28

Heavy rains pounding Southern California for a second day are causing floods and loosening hillsides as officials in fire-ravaged communities warn people to stay off roads over fears of mud and debris flows. Montecito got more than a half-inch in five minutes, while Carpinteria received 0.86 inches in 15 minutes. Powerful mudslides destroyed homes in the area on Tuesday as rescue crews rushed to search the rubble and mud, which was reported to be 5 feet deep in places.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:32

Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday that damage inflicted by a 2001 natural disaster in the Central American country didn't justify another temporary extension. Salvadoran immigrant Orlando Zepeda, who came to the 1984 to flee civil war, said he wasn't surprised by Monday's decision given the administration's position on other countries.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:29

Netanyahu said that UNRWA is focused on Palestinian refugees and that its funding should instead be shifted to the U.N.'s blanket refugee agency. He added that the organization "must disappear" because the Palestinians' right to return to Israel was a stance meant to eliminate the State of Israel.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:15

Two people are said to have received minor injuries. Firefighters appeared to have the blaze under control within an hour, NBC News says. A firefighter suffered a minor injury when debris fell on him. Clouds of dark smoke emanated from the Trump Tower's rooftop, January 8, 2018 , in NY. Trump's primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago.

by | January 07, 2018 | 00:54

The retailer told employees in a note posted to its web site it was closing 64 Kmart locations and 39 Sears stores. The announced closures reduce the total number of Sears stores in the United States to about 641 from 3,500 locations in 2010.

by | January 07, 2018 | 00:56

Meanwhile, Pakistan based terror outfit Jais-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the IED blast. According to reports, three shops were also damaged in the blast at Gole market in Sopore. He said that immediately after the blast an intensive search operation was launched and the area was cordoned off by the security forces. "My deepest condolences to their families", Mehbooba tweeted.

by | January 07, 2018 | 00:53

Trump months earlier had alleged, without evidence, that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election, delivering the popular vote to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . "This is a tactical shift by the president who remains very committed to finding the scope of voter fraud", said Kobach, the architect of a controversial law that requires Kansas voters to provide their birth certificates or other proof of citizenship in order to register to ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:41

The fire is now being investigated as arson, according to local authorities. "But, you know, right now I'm just so devastated", says Tina Johnson . "A suspect of interest is being spoken to", Barton said. "We have just the clothes on our backs". But the local sheriff said he doesn't believe the blaze that destroyed Tina Johnson's house was connected to the bitter campaign.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:26

Swecker suspected Comey let his "inner circle" dictate the Clinton and Trump investigations , which led to them being allegedly tainted by political actions like Agent Peter Strzok's text messages. But Trump's tweet is incorrect. Asked about Trump's tweet targeting Abedin on Tuesday, the Justice Department declined to confirm or deny the existence of an ongoing investigation.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:25

The nationalities of the injured were not immediately clear. A health ministry spokesman said that two of the wounded were in serious condition. One of the main attractions is the Karnak temple, which dates back thousands of years. In 2016, hot air balloon rides were temporarily suspended in Egypt after a crash led to 22 Chinese tourists being injured. Luxor has witnessed hot air balloon accidents in past years.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:37

Kim said he would consider sending a delegation to the Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea , in February. "Officials from the two Koreas may urgently meet to discuss the possibility", Kim said. On Sunday, South Korea said it would impose new unilateral sanctions on 20 institutions and a dozen individuals in North Korea, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and any South Koreans.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:34

Trump and Nauert had tweeted in support of the recent economic protests in a number of Iranian towns. State media began showing some footage of the demonstrations on Sunday, focusing on young men attacking banks and vehicles, an attack on a town hall in Tehran, and images of a man burning the Iranian flag.

by | December 31, 2017 | 00:57

Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the collection figures on Twitter. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif's Tiger Zinda Hai is on a roar at the box office. However, the interesting thing is that this film was also directed by Sultan fame director Ali Abbas Zafar. The film collected 206.04 crores by the end of its first week of release and stood second in line of the films that made highest collections this year while Baahubali 2 stands first with 247 crores .

by | December 27, 2017 | 00:51

After sunset, temperatures will again drop below freezing. But the rain, slush and snow don't start until Sunday night, giving last-minute shoppers a dry day to hit the stores. In Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, total snowfall ranged from 1 to 3 inches, the weather service said. Snow accumulations of less than 1 inch and ice accumulations of less than 1/10 of an inch are forecast.