by | February 14, 2018 | 16:43

She said communication on the island was still down with some roads still inaccessible. He told Checkpoint last night about an elderly woman whose house had "completely blown away from her while she was in it". He said by initial estimates the damage in the capital was extremely severe. In this image made from a video , people stand near a house damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita in Nuku'alofa, Tonga , Feb.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:43

Fox 32 Chicago reported the commander was shot in a stairwell of the Thompson Center in the city's downtown business center. A suspect has been arrested and a gun has been recovered. Thompson Center, the state government office building. Another witness said she saw a gurney coming up the stairs and saw paramedics performing chest compressions until the victim was taken into the ambulance.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:43

Despite sensitivity over issues related to the auto industry, the U.S, call for a sunset clause that would limit the duration of an agreement and Canadian and Mexican concerns over the USA desire to throw out the dispute settlement mechanism, negotiators are reported to have made substantial progress up to this point.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:41

We will be fully cooperating with the police in the investigation which will follow". A British Airways spokesman added: "We have apologised to customers for the delay to a small number of our flights this morning, following an incident involving two operational vehicles at the airport".

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:38

Syria has denied using chemical weapons, and insists they disarmed several years ago. Spotlight on chemical weapons: In a telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, Macron expressed concern over signs that chlorine bombs had been used against civilians in Syria.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:37

But unlike Blue Apron , "America's Harvest Box" would contain mostly packaged goods like "shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit, vegetables, and meat, poultry or fish", according to the president's budget proposal .

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:37

Authorities did not specify how many times she'd been stabbed but Kelly said it was "numerous" and characterized the stabbing as "brutal". Kelly says Cuesta willingly got in the vehicle with 19-year-old Daniel Gross and his 25-year-old girlfriend Melissa Leonardo .

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:31

A U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone took out a Soviet-made T-72 tank in eastern Syria on Saturday in a "self-defense" strike after pro-regime forces fired on U.S. The Kremlin has sidestepped questions about the episode, even as it faces rare criticism at home over its failure to acknowledge the deaths of Russians in Syria.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:30

The portrait of the former president was made by artist Kehinde Wiley , who is a Yale University-trained painter. At first glance, the recently unveiled portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama appear as their occupancy of the White House did-a dazzling and elegant streak of light and color.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:27

Ramagnano told CTV News he was "confused" and "unable to give direct answers". "Police that eventually made contact with him were concerned and brought him to get some medical attention". Chinapen described Filippidis as a fun and outgoing person. Sacramento police said no criminal investigation is being conducted. "I know that there were 80 on the mountain today searching for him and we had an equal number of firefighters willing to work shift for the firefighters that went", he said.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:25

Despite the scandal, he was recruited two years later by Oxfam to lead a team in Chad. As a result of the sex party allegations coming to light, van Hauwermeiren was forced to quit. This epidemic is rooted in the unequal power relationships that enable powerful and predatory men to exploit women and children through bullying, sexual harassment and outright violence.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:17

The raid on the family home of the Guptas comes a day after the ANC ordered Zuma to step down as head of state after nine years in office dogged by scandal and a stagnant economy. The net seems to be closing on the controversial family, who have been implicated in a string of corruption and money laundering allegations. Glynnis Breytenbach, DA Shadow Minister, said the raid was long overdue.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:11

Alexander Jheferson Delgado Herrera had been serving a 16-year sentence for child sex abuse and robbery, the BBC reported . When his twin Giancarlo visited him in jail, Alexander drugged him, put on his clothes and walked out. "This relative was in detention in place of him, but today Delgado Herrera has been arrested". Speaking to local media after his arrest, Alexander Delgado said he used the ruse to escape "because I was desperate to see my mother".

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:10

Netanyahu dismissed the notion that there were grounds for him to step down or call on voters to reaffirm their support for him: "I want to reassure you, the coalition is stable". A spokesman for Mr Packer told Reuters "there is no allegation of wrongdoing" on the part of his client, and both Israeli and Australian police had "confirmed he was interviewed as a witness, not a suspect".

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:06

Ahmad Khan Rahimi, a naturalized USA citizen born in Afghanistan, was convicted in October in connection to an explosive device that detonated in a dumpster in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, injuring 30, as well as another bomb placed nearby that did not detonate.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:03

Both the ruling African National Congress party and opposition parties are pushing for a parliamentary vote against Zuma, who has not responded to an order from his own party to leave office. He has emerged unscathed in a slew of no-confidence votes over the years despite the extraordinary number of corruption allegations against him, counting on the ANC's dominance in parliament to shield him.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:53

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes the courageous decision by the African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee , the highest decision-making structure in between national conferences, to recall South African President Jacob Zuma after his refusal to voluntarily step down.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:50

Det. Hank Idsinga, Toronto police's lead investigator in the case, said on Tuesday that crews are wrapping up at the property and the focus of forensic teams will return to the planters seized. McArthur was first charged on January 18 in connection with the deaths of Kinsman, 49, and Esen, 44, who both went missing from the Church-Wellesley Village neighbourhood in 2017.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:41

The grumbles spoke to a suspicion in some quarters that the on a judicial proceeding - a case that might still be appealed. Trudeau has also come under fire for remarks he made in the wake of Stanley's acquittal, telling the Boushie family on Twitter he was "sending them love".

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:41

The decision comes after a federal judge in San Francisco in January ruled against repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA, program. The Trump administration argued that the California injunction means that DACA recipients are not facing imminent harm. That is not true, and the judge rejected it, "said Evarts".

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:13

Jewargi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday defended his visits to temples and religious places, asserting that he would continue it. BJP Defence Minister says "Pakistan will pay the price". "You should also be telling this to the country", he said. has rejected allegations of corruption against his son Jay Shah, who has filed a criminal defamation suit against the which claimed his business fortunes had zoomed after the BJP came to power in 2014.

by | February 14, 2018 | 13:13

Maha Shivaratri 2018: India is all set to celebrate Maha Shivaratri festival which is Mainly celebrated by the Hindus to overcome darkness and ignorance. Wood-apple leaves, cold water and milk are also proffered to the deity. The chanting of hymns, the reading of Shiva scriptures and the chorus of devotees joins this cosmic dance and remembers Shiva's presence everywhere.

by | February 14, 2018 | 13:06

Committee Chairperson, Dr Mathole Motshekga, said the Committee is extremely concerned with these comments and needs clarity on "what exactly she is trying to convey". The report follows on the back of the recent court application by the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) for a court order to freeze assets worth around R220 million, belonging to individuals who'd benefited from the ill-fated project, including members of the Gupta family and some of their associates.

by | February 14, 2018 | 13:08

Hundreds of Twitter users in recent days have referred to "Pyongyang2018", and while some were making a dig at the presence of North Korea at the games, in many cases it appears to have been a simple mix-up. The U.S. -led global community has been tightening the screws on North Korea with sanctions created to punish its economy and rein in its efforts to expand its nuclear weapons and missile program, which now includes developmental long-range missiles targeting the U.S.

by | February 14, 2018 | 13:06

Kim's sister at the Pyeongchang Olympics and given conditional consent to a bilateral summit in the North. They were a huge hit. Decked out in red tracksuits and woolly hats, North Korea's cheerleaders sang "uri nun, hana da" (we are one) and clapped in flawless unison as local hip hop artists rapped on a stage behind them and K-Pop blared over the loudspeakers in a stark clash of cultures.

by | February 14, 2018 | 12:56

The Korean women's hockey team is also the first in Olympic history to feature players from both countries. In this year's Games, the two rival nations joined to form a united Koreas team, leaving many dreaming of a world where they are not feuding.

by | February 14, 2018 | 12:54

Rep. Adam B. Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the committee, had said earlier in the week that he feared Trump would play politics with the dueling memos . "Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: what is he hiding?" he said. In a Quinnipiac University poll released this week, 56 percent of Americans said they saw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry into Russian involvement in the 2016 election as fair - down just 3 points from the previous month.

by | February 14, 2018 | 12:55

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered last Friday the scrapping of a 233 million-U.S. dollar helicopter deal after the Canadian government made a decision to review the deal due to concerns the Philippine armed forces might use the utility helicopters in counter-insurgency operations.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:56

She also sits on the rule-making Politburo. Washington calls it a campaign of "maximum pressure". Sunday's KCNA report cited Moon as saying inter-Korean relations should be mended by the parties concerned "at any cost as indicated by Chairman Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address".

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:59

Trump cited national security concerns as his reason not to release the Democratic memo , with White House counsel Don McGahn explaining in a letter to Nunes that while Trump "is inclined to declassify" the memo , the administration believes it would create "especially significant concerns" for "national security and law enforcement interests".

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:53

The ruling African National Congress is preparing to make a fresh attempt to dump Mr. Zuma at a national executive meeting on Monday afternoon. Either Zuma will pay heed to their demands to step aside, or he faces a vote of no confidence in parliament - which he is likely to lose - or face impeachment .

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:50

Tillerson will arrive in Cairo late Sunday, days after Egyptian security forces launched major security operations against militants in the Sinai, Nile Delta and Western Desert. "We highly value the support the USA gives us in this war", Shoukry said. Mr Tillerson said he also discussed with Mr Shoukry a joint commitment by the United States and Egypt to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, adding that their joint efforts are "steadfast".

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:44

He said the 60-year-old woman was arrested in front of a lawyer's firm at Green Hall Road at 2.30pm today. - Picture courtesy of Steven Sim's officeKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 - An Indonesian maid forced to sleep outside next to a dog has died after suspected abuse by her employer in Malaysia, sparking calls from activists to end poor treatment of migrant workers.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:40

North Korea state media on Friday confirmed the sacking of the country's military chief Hwang Pyong So, after Southern reports said he had been fired for corruption. The United Nations allowed the North Korean delegation to travel to South Korea for the Olympics, granting an exemption on sanctions against the repressive regime.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:37

The poll manifesto promises to implement the Seventh Pay Commission's recommendations for government employees regularise contractual staff and provide one employment to each household. Reiterating his party's stand on development of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council, Jaitley said the PM and home minister, in a meeting with IPFT leaders in New Delhi, had made it clear that a committee would be formed to look at the socio-economic, cultural, linguistic and educational issues, ...