The death toll in the devastating 7.3-magnitude quake that struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq has reached 540, with thousands of Iranians struggling to cope without basic necessities and making desperate pleas for help. Across the area, rescue workers and special teams using sniffer dogs and heat sensors searched wreckage. Numerous villages affected by quake were very remote and hard to reach, said Bagheri.
Ankara accuses Gulen of being behind a failed 2016 coup aimed at unseating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, charges the cleric denies. Erdogan and other Turkish leaders have raised the issue directly with the White House. Giuliani and Mukasey had previously visited Turkey to discuss the case with Erdogan, a USA official directly briefed on the matter told NBC News. In recent weeks, however, The New York Times has reported certain signs indicating that Zarrab might have pleaded guilty , ...
Omalu is credited with first discovering CTE in professional football players. The brains researchers examined for this study were donated by families of players who had experienced symptoms associated with CTE. In July, a landmark study conducted at the CTE Center of Boston University confirmed CTE in the brains of 110 of 111 former NFL players, shedding light on the long-term consequences of football not previously understood.
Shortly thereafter he was taken to the hospital and placed on life support. "He was well respected and he will be very sorely missed". The detective, who has not yet been identified, is an 18-year-veteran assigned to homicide, police said.
Trump declared the trip "tremendously successful" as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington . In a televised statement a day after returning from his 12-day marathon tour to Asia, Trump said at all the summits and throughout the trip, he asked all nations, including China, to support his campaign of "maximum pressure" for North Korean denuclearisation.
Grassley and Feinstein also said the committee had September 2016 emails to Kushner about WikiLeaks, which he then forwarded to another campaign official, but those weren't sent to the committee by Kushner. The letter comes as the Judiciary Committee's investigation has stalled amid partisan disputes. Kushner then forwarded to another campaign official.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, denies the charges. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, who is leading a high-profile campaign to free his wife, has said a deal on the outstanding money would be "good for the atmosphere" between London and Tehran as talks continue.
The interview was published on Thursday in Elaph , a London-based online Saudi newspaper. "There is an opportunity to build a new global coalition in the region", Eisenkot said. He also emphasized Israel's demand that Iran - as well as Hezbollah and other Tehran-backed Shia militias - not be allowed to establish a permanent presence in the country.
The strike by 12,000 college instructors, librarians and counsellors has cancelled classes for a half million students provincewide, including tens of thousands in Southwestern Ontario. If the deal had been accepted, it was expected that students and staff would have been back to classes either Tuesday or Wednesday. Seeing as instructors and the labour board are unaware of how they are going to make up this month of missed class time, students are left waiting to hear about how their ...
We are looking for them. "This surrender policy will not be limited to those militants who arrive here from other part of Kashmir but also for those who are active in this part of Kashmir". "They are returning under a rehabilitation policy and live a normal life here", he said. "The influence of Kashmiri militant commanders is huge".
It was previously hoped that emissions might soon reach their peak after three stable years, so the new projection for 2017 is an unwelcome message for policy makers and delegates at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn , taking place this week.
Hun Sen has been prime minister since 1985 and has held a tight grip on power since ousting a co-prime minister in a bloody 1997 coup. Cambodia's Supreme Court ordered the dissolution of the country's biggest opposition party on Thursday after its leader Kem Sokha was charged with "treason", according to a verdict.
A collection of seized elephant ivory tusks, hippopotamus tusk and purses made of ostrich, stingray, crocodile and elephant skins by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Los Angeles International Airport, California, U.S. Illicit demand for elephant ivory has led to devastating losses from illegal poaching as the natural habitat available for the animals to roam has also dwindled by more than half.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his address at the Chartered Accountants' Day celebrations at IGI stadium in Delhi on July 1, 2017. "Roughly seven in 10 say they have a very favourable view of the prime minister, again similar to public views in 2015", noted the survey, which polled 2,464 respondents in India between February and March 2017.
Twitter issued new guidelines for verified accounts in an ongoing battle to solve its harassment issues. English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson and American white nationalist Richard Spencer were among those to lose their blue tick, a symbol which was introduced as a way to confirm the accounts of prominent people were genuine.
The photo Nehls posted to Facebook shows a GMC Sierra with a sticker on the back that says "F*ck Trump and f*ck you for voting for him". In the comments of his post, Sheriff Nehls cited Texas disorderly conduct laws as: "(a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly: "(1) uses abusive, indecent, profane, or vulgar language in a public place, and the language by its very utterance tends to incite an immediate breach of the peace; (2) makes an offensive gesture or display in ...
After receiving Thursday's note, U.S. District Court Judge William Walls made a decision to interview the foreman and at least one other juror in chambers, in the presence of the lawyers on the case. Taking a longer view, though, the unresolved allegations against Menendez could be a liability for state and national Democrats next year if Republicans try to build a narrative around the senator's legal troubles and potentially a second trial.
The 15-nation council was due to vote on Thursday on rival USA and Russian bids to renew the global inquiry, diplomats said on Wednesday, a move that could trigger Russia's 10th veto to block action on Syria. During a council vote in late October, Russia vetoed a US-drafted resolution on a one-year extension, arguing that it did not want to decide on the fate of the panel before the Khan Sheikhun report.
What it does reveal, though, is that the kind of humor that made the first Deadpool so wildly popular hasn't changed at all. A promotional issue of the magazine featuring the masked vigilante on the cover, was released with copies being handed out in cities around the U.S.
The company followed suit with Ken dolls earlier this year. Enter Mattel's newest doll: she's modelled on fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad , who made history a year ago when she became the first American to compete and win a medal at the Olympics while wearing the hijab.
Subsequently, the court adjourned the hearing, saying to announce the verdict on Wednesday. The court allowed Nawaz to be exempted for a week and Maryam for a month. However, Accountability Judge Bashir had rejected the plea on Nov 8 . He pleaded that the three references had been supplemented by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report, and six of the nine witnesses were common in references 18 and 19, while two out of 10 witnesses were common in all three corruption references.
The paper went into Full Paul Dacre mode for Wednesday's splash, with pictures of 15 MPs allegedly ready to block the government's plan to write the exact date of Brexit into law. Yesterday's Commons clashes were dominated by pro-EU Tory rebels such as Ken Clarke, who slammed ministers for attempting to give themselves more powers.
She denies the charges. Her family insists she was on holiday . I should have been clearer. Shadow Cabinet office minister Jon Trickett said Theresa May must ensure Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe "does not pay the price for her ministers' bungling".
A spokesman for the Republican National Committee criticized the effort. Also at the press conference were Representatives Adriano Espaillat of NY and Al Green of Texas. The action is unlikely to gain any traction in the Republican-controlled Congress. And the Democratic leadership has been reticent to back impeachment, citing the need to allow the FBI's Russian Federation probe to conclude.
While in Asia, President Trump spoke about North Korea on several occasions. The state-run outlet called Trump an "old lunatic, mean trickster, and human reject". China is North Korea's traditional ally and accounts for about 90 percent of the isolated nation's external trade - including virtually all its oil supplies.
Next year Akshay and Rajinikanth will also be seen in the film "2.0". The Khiladi Kumar took to social media to reveal the new posters in the most chivalrous way. Akshay Kumar's Padman has been in news for a while now. "He was the flawless person to play the role of Padman and has brought a sense of humour and love to the film", Sonam captioned the image.
Denise M. Trauth, Texas State's president, said in a statement that all Greek activities are suspended. Stapp said it likely will take a month to six weeks before a decision is made because officials will want to wait for a full autopsy, which he said will be a critical piece of evidence in the case and would show the blood alcohol level for 20-year-old Matthew McKinley Ellis, who was pledging Texas State's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
When the strain became too much, she climbed through the window to gain full access to the unattended station. An arm is seen - presumably belonging to the suspect or a possible accomplice - grabbing onto the stolen box of food and then shutting the drive-thru window behind them.
We are not fighting elections on the strategy provided by Amit Shah. "They asked us to remove or replace it", a senior BJP leader said. "Why haven't they announced a candidate for the chief minister?" The Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi , is touring the state extensively and on the final day of his 3-day Navsarjan Yatra, he paid obeisance at the Megh-Maaya temple in Surat, in the same way as he started this part of the yatra from Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar.
While Kohli's last big score came way back in February against Bangladesh where he srruck 204, Rahane has not got a hundred since his 188 against the Kiwis in Indore a year ago. However the captain rightly pointed out that a good team needs to win everywhere in the world to be considered as a top notch outfit. In the last (Ranji) game for us in Mumbai at one point it was crucial.