Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 20 people were "killed and wounded", the local TOLO news agency put the number of fatalities at 15, citing the health ministry and Kabul police. Security in Kabul has been tightened since May 31 when a massive truck bomb ripped through the diplomatic quarter, killing some 150 people and wounding around 400 others - mostly civilians.
One of North Korea's test ballistic missiles previous year crashed in a city not far from Pyongyang, according to new findings by online news magazine The Diplomat . A new report reveals a missile fired by North Korean military past year actually hit one of the nation's own cities. North Korea spent much of 2017 touting the advancements made by its missile and nuclear weapons programs, much to the rest of the world's chagrin.
Flights were suspended at New York's JFK due to strong winds and whiteout conditions. And Greyhound has cancelled service between several cities, including Boston, New York and Philadelphia. Port Authority grounded flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport until 7 a.m. Friday. That amount of diverted flights means carriers will have to relocate planes, find new crews and rebook passengers, Orsi said .
Another 12 tourists who were on board were reported to not to be hurt. No details were immediately available on the nationalities of the victims. In 2016, 22 Chinese tourists suffered minor injuries in another balloon crash, which prompted the country to temporarily halt flights while it tightened safety measures.
The UK Environmental Audit Committee is urging the government to charge 25p "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups. In the United Kingdom 2.5bn takeaway coffee cups are used and thrown away each year - enough to stretch around the world five-and-a-half-times.
Prabhu Ramamoorthy was accused of putting his hand in a female passenger's trousers and unbuttoning her shirt. Federal prosecutor Amanda Jawad said the victim had reported the incident to a flight attendant, about 40 minutes before the plane had landed.
The advancing storm first landed in the southern United States on Wednesday. "Expect downed trees and power lines resulting in scattered to widespread outages". "It's nearly impossible to clear roads when you have those high wind gusts, because as soon as you clear the road the snow, the wind literally just brings the snow back on to the road".
A senior Pakistan Army official said on Wednesday that no amount of coercion could dictate Pakistan on how to conduct its policies and affairs. The US has been irked with the country since October when Pakistan had freed a Canadian-American family captured by militants.
Several news outlets have reported as many as 75 vehicles could be involved in the pileup . The crash, which happened east of the Williamsville tolls, means eastbound Thruway traffic coming through Cheektowaga is being rerouted onto the I-290, according to the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition.
Mr Trump's December 6 decision sparked regional protests and prompted the Palestinians to rule out Washington as a peace broker in any future talks. The amendment came just days after the ruling Likud party's central committee called for the annexation of West Bank settlements.
Students in several schools districts will be impacted by the cold weather as they head back to school from the holiday break on Tuesday. Luten said the length of the delays reported online may be inaccurate, but many parents took to social media saying their kids waited at bus stops for almost an hour in the cold.
Hundreds have been arrested. We must not be silent. On New Year's Day Donald Trump tweeted: "Iran is failing at every level despite the awful deal made with them by the Obama Administration". Haley added that the General Assembly's vote condemning the announced USA embassy move to Jerusalem made a serious impression. "We consider this to be a very reckless regime".
But the victor hasn't yet come forward to claim their prize for last Friday's draw , lotto bosses have revealed. Lotto bosses are now urging the victor to keep the ticket safe and contact the National Lottery office to claim their prize.
He succeeds S Jaishankar who completes his tenure on January 28. Known for his low profile and firm decisions, Gokhale is the only IFS officer to have served as India's representative in both Taiwan and China. The appointment is being seen as an indication of China's priority position in India's foreign policy. He has held the posts of director (China and East Asia) and then joint secretary (East Asia) in the MEA.
The repairs will result in temporary loss of water and lane closures from Ponce De Leon to North Avenue. Martin said their crews are "monitoring the leak" at this time. "The extreme weather is a factor in the occurrence of water main breaks ", said MDC spokesperson Kerry Martin. As of 2 p.m., members of Maine Water Company had not yet found the break that caused a large pool of water to surface on the road opposite 250 Main Street.
Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., the senior US military commander in Afghanistan , issued a statement expressing condolences for the lost service member. The most recent combat fatality there occurred August 16, when Army Staff Sgt. Aaron R. Butler, 27, was killed by an improvised device. Troops based in Afghanistan have been aiding the nation's security forces in engaging ISIS-tied groups and the Taliban since forcing ceasing combat operations almost four years ago.
Bachmann retired from Congress in 2014 amid investigations into alleged violations of campaign finance law during her short-lived presidential run in 2012. Bachmann spoke at length on the show about dealing with criticism as a political figure and how her husband's therapy business suffered as a result.
Yet the same time, he has a serious track record of bipartisanship. He's also been involved in creation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the Children's Health Insurance Program, an add-on to Medicaid that offers government-backed coverage for children whose parents are too wealthy to qualify for Medicaid but too poor to afford coverage on their own.
In a statement Tuesday, Pakistan's foreign ministry said the 1988 agreement requires each country to hand over the list on January 1 each year, which the representatives of the two countries did on Monday. Of these prisoners, 399 are fishermen who had crossed into Pakistani waters and 58 other civilians. The exchange of lists comes days after a meeting between Jadhav, sentenced to death on spying and terror charges, and his family in Islamabad sparked a verbal war.
A cache of eggs discovered in the sandpit of a primary school in Australia has caused alarm after being identified as those of the deadly venomous eastern brown snake, but experts have now cast doubt over the true identity of the find. In any case, Attleir said the sandpit had recently been relaid, making it a flawless home for the serpent. "My partner is a licenced reptile breeder, just letting you all know these aren't snake eggs, they are actually lizard eggs", one woman wrote.
Flight HAL446 took off from New Zealand's Auckland in 2018 and landed in Hawaii's Honolulu in 2017. By all calculations, this was an accurate and logical outcome. But it is not as uncommon as some might believe with planes crossing the International Date Line every day. One example is the Pacific island nation of Samoa, located just 32 kilometers East of the important line, a distance which does not seem to make much of a difference.
Crokin used her alleged journalistic prowess to deduce that these symbols indicate that Teigen and Legend have placed Luna into the nefarious world of Pizzagate. I've lost count of the Twitter accounts who've threatened Charlotte with #FGM. Crokin went on to add that she had never accused either of them of anything directly.
Theresa May's spokesman said the UK Government thinks there should be meaningful debate within Iran on the issues being raised by the protesters. Hundreds of others have been arrested in other cities. Police in the centre of Tehran fired water cannon on Sunday to try to disperse demonstrators, according to pictures on social media. The government said it would temporarily restrict access to the Telegram messaging app and Instagram, owned by Facebook Inc, state television said.
Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are possible, according to the National Weather Service in Wakefield . There are still more details to be worked out over the next 24 hours but it seems the likelihood of plowable snow is increasing for the Jersey Coast.
Staff at Delano Regional Medical Center have a tradition of offering gifts to the first baby born at the hospitals every new year. Aitana was slightly breeched and had to be delivered via caesarean section. The unlikely event of a miracle birth like this also gifted their parents the opportunity to take home more than $3,000 worth of baby supplies, which were donated to the hospital by local community groups.
According to a news release, four jackpots have been won within the first few days of a new year during the Mega Millions 15 year history. Tonight's (Tues.) Mega Millions drawing features a $343 million jackpot, which is the game's eighth highest since its first drawing in 1996.
The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, have seen six days of unrest across the country and a death toll of at least 20. "Reformist politicians and analysts said the protests were initially organised by hardliners to undermine Rouhani's centrist government", reports the Financial Times .
The opposition criticised the government of not deliberating on the bill while insisting on referring it to the Select Committee. "We are in talks with the Congress party and others for the triple talaq Bill , and hope for a smooth passage in Rajya Sabha ".
Navy Sailor imprisoned for a year after taking photographs while on board a submarine as justification for his imprisonment call. Due to Abedin's connection with Clinton, this meant that the breach gave "state-sponsored actor [s]" a chance to obtain classified passwords.
The building is now boarded up, but people are stopping by to say prayers, light candles, and pay their respects. Though more than a dozen were hurt, Nigro said all are expected to be OK. Another resident escaped with her two children and dog. They got out safely. 28-year-old Emmanuel Mensah was home in The Bronx for the holidays when the fire broke out.