by | October 04, 2017 | 11:44

During his time in office, Talabani established himself as a unifying statesman and key political mediator between conflicting Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish parties. When the revolt collapsed in 1975, Talabani broke off from the Barzani-headed KDP to form the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, or PUK. Talabani's KYB was also distant from Barzani's referendum.

by | October 04, 2017 | 11:28

He is one of 181 co-sponsors of a bill that would prohibit most abortions after 20 weeks, which was scheduled for a vote on Tuesday. The text messages wereobtained by the Post-Gazette, which also acquired a memo apparently written by Murphy's chief of staff, Susan Mosychuk, describing an "ongoing and ever more pronounced pattern of sustained inappropriate behavior" by Murphy.

by | October 04, 2017 | 11:20

Mr. Sharif is named as Abdullahi Hassan Sharif by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. "On September 22, 2011, an immigration judge ordered him removed to Somalia". Sharif faces 11 charges including five counts of attempted murder. RCMP say that aspect of the investigation is ongoing. Once he collected himself, he put the telephone down and stood quietly, appearing to listen closely as a Somali interpreter translated the proceedings.

by | October 04, 2017 | 10:31

Netanyahu again expressed his support for a bill that strengthens Jerusalem and its environs . Israel is planning to build at least 4,000 Jewish-only houses in the soon to be marked territory, to create a greater metropolitan region. Netanyahu's promise comes despite a recently declared policy of limited settlement construction in order not to antagonize the Trump administration which is working on getting Israel-Palestinian peace talks back on track.

by | October 04, 2017 | 09:45

The scheme was kept fairly quiet until now but has reportedly been the subject of some tense behind-the-scenes conversations between American and Egyptian officials. On Sept. 12, the UN Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea which puts a cap on the import of its crude and refined petroleum products and bans all textile exports.

by | October 04, 2017 | 08:31

House Republican leaders called for unity and prayer after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas , but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill to ease regulations on gun silencers would be shelved indefinitely.

by | October 04, 2017 | 08:27

Country music star Jason Aldean was performing when the gunfire began. He had no prior "derogatory" interactions with police, said Sheriff Lombardo, except for one citation several years ago which the sheriff declined to specify. Benjamin Paddock, whose nicknames included "Chromedome" and "Old Baldy", died in the late 1990s. A 1969 Federal Bureau of Investigation wanted poster shows a balding, sunken-eyed Paddock with the following warning: "Paddock, a diagnosed psychopathic, has carried ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 08:23

A White House National Security Council spokesperson said Tuesday the vote against the measure is consistent with other USA votes at the United Nations against the death penalty resolution in previous administrations. "No votes on this resolution as a whole are generally best-interpreted as a position by a country on the death penalty as a whole". Possible explanations include a reluctance to support any resolution that condemns the death penalty, or an unwillingness to vote against ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 08:02

They drove from Orange County, California with Smith's nieces, who are 22, 18 and 17 years old. But when the family saw singer Jason Aldean running off the stage, they knew something was up. Smith is still here. The 30-year-old suffered a fractured collarbone , cracked rib and bruised lung, but doctors have made a decision to leave the bullet inside his neck because they fear it could cause more damage by removing it.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:27

The [Massoud] Barzani administration could take a step back. The Iraqi Kurdistan is one of Iran's major trade partners, with annual transactions running to $4 billion a year. "So what if it is approved with 90 or 92 percent?" National and regional governments should have been discussing frustrations and looking for solutions.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:26

We found out it is legal to own an automatic weapon if that gun meets certain criteria. Now the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has drawn attention to the devices, which critics say flout federal restrictions on automatic guns.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:14

Heavily armed police searched Paddock's home Monday in Mesquite, about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas near the Arizona border, looking for clues. His partner, 62-year-old Marilou Danley, was cleared of involvement - but law enforcement agencies have now discovered that money was wired from Paddock to an account in the Philippines .

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:08

The 1.2-pound white Styrofoam trays have clear plastic film and ink jet printing. Prestige Foods, Inc, which packages the food under the Publix brand, says the ground turkey packages in question were produced between September 25 and 26. The meat was processed on September 25 and 26 by Prestage Foods, a company based in North Carolina that supplies Publix, Weis Markets and Aldi. On the same day, one of the grocery stores involved noticed metal shaving in a package of ground turkey from the ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:06

Island officials had requested that the USA federal government permit food stamps-on which nearly 40 percent of Puerto Rico's population, (or 1.3 million people), relies-to be used to purchase hot meals or in fast food restaurants; a request the island's governor on Tuesday said had been denied.

by | October 04, 2017 | 06:34

Rahimi planted a pipe bomb at a September 17, 2016, charity race in Seaside Park, N.J., that exploded but didn't injure anyone, and then went back home, took a train into Manhattan and planted two pressure cooker bombs, they said. "It was not my intention to make a scene", he told Berman. "It blew people off their feet, burned their faces, bloodied their limbs", she said. Meantime, Rahimi's attorney, Meghan Gilligan, cast the 29-year-old as a family man who grew up in New Jersey , worked ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:38

Planned Parenthood says the 8th Circuit's unexplained move will allow the group to continue seeking licenses in Columbia, Springfield and Joplin while the group and the state seek final word on the legality of Missouri's regulations. The Planned Parenthood center in Springfield could offer medication only abortions by November if it passes its inspection. Back in September, a stay was issued throughout the state blocking abortions.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:25

Iran is "not in a material breach of the agreement", said General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Sources in Tehran confirmed yesterday that Iran has asked Oman to transmit a set of new proposals to Washington that are created to prevent a confrontation with the Trump administration over the nuclear deal reached with six major powers, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan for Action (JCPOA).

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:26

The death toll from the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert has increased to 59, while 527 others were injured. Following the deadliest mass shooting in US history, celebrities are sending prayers and condolences to Las Vegas .

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:21

Our nation is heartbroken. "We send our love and prayers to those suffering, and we will continue to pray because the healing process is only beginning", Brownback said in a statement late Monday morning. During his speech, Trump offered his gratitude to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the first responders "for their courageous efforts".

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:14

Turkey and Iran are not on the same page over conflicts in Iraq and Syria but the changing dynamics on the ground in recent months have prompted Ankara to inch closer to Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic. In addition, neighbouring countries such as Turkey, Iran and Syria see that such a step would threaten their territorial integrity, as larger populations of Kurds live in those countries.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:13

There's northing of immediate concern in the tropical Atlantic on Tuesday, but forecasters are monitoring the northwest Caribbean for possible development this weekend. It is too early to say where future Nate will head, but interest in the northern Gulf coast from Louisiana to Florida need to stay informed. Although significant development of this system is not expected due to strong upper-level winds, this system will likely produce heavy rain and gusty winds over portions of The Bahamas ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:33

Despite those match points he missed, the Frenchman continued to fight for every point in set number 3 as well, but he fell down after having a 5-4 lead, losing 12 out of the last 13 points to hand the victory to a mighty releaved rival who will now face the victor of the match between Karen Khachanov and Di Wu, hoping for a much easier win.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:31

Before the shock and horror subside after a mass shooting , a long-simmering debate inevitably heats up over gun control . It is believed he died by suicide. "Thankful for heroic actions of law enforcement & first responders". Gun users can achieve a similar, though less controlled effect by sticking their finger through their belt loop or simply by holding a stick between the trigger and the trigger guard.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:02

My brother did this. 'To have found the shooter so quickly after the first shots were fired is something of which we will always be grateful and thankful'. "He just wanted a shotgun". California senator Dianne Feinstein, who has raised concerns over the sale of such accessories, said on Tuesday that Paddock had modified at least one of his weapons.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:06

Halep now gets the chance to make up for her first-round loss to Sharapova at the US Open in August. "I remember the match against him in the US Open". But the 30-year-old is relishing her showdown with the Romanian Halep: "We know each other's games very well, that's no secret". "She's a great player, she's had a great year".

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:58

Cuban, who became a billionaire when was sold to Yahoo in 1999, said he'd be fine with sharing his tax records, something President Trump hasn't done. Cuban has never held a public office. "Based off what's happening in the White House, based off what's happening in the country and the world, we need better leadership", Cuban said.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:59

According to SDPD officials, the officers at the festival were not hurt. At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured in what is the worst mass shooting in United States history. The woman, who isn't speaking publicly, told deputies she was married to Paddock for six years, but they've been divorced for more than two decades, sheriff's officials told reporters at the scene.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:54

They said he eats expensive steak dinners and is a frequent gambler", a June 11, 1969, article by the Arizona Republic read. According to the Orlando Sentinel , Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, who also went by Patrick Benjamin Paddock, robbed the the Valley National Bank in Phoenix in 1960.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:56

European Union regulators are expected to order Amazon ( AMZN .O) on Wednesday to pay Luxebourg millions of euros in back taxes, a person familiar with the matter said, the latest global company to be hit by an European Union crackdown on unfair tax deals.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:32

In protest some opposition lawmakers tore up paper copies of the Election Bill 2017, passed by the Senate last week, that allows Sharif to become the party president again despite his disqualification by the court. The resolution paid tribute to the former prime minister for his struggle for strengthening of democracy, supremacy of law and dispensation of justice in the country and said Nawaz Sharif was the most popular leader of the people of Pakistan and Kashmir.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:19

Anyone looking for contrition from the gun lobbying group in the wake of the Vegas tragedy will likely be sorely disappointed. The National Rifle Association was the biggest financial backer of Donald Trump's campaign past year, which means gun control legislation is off the table.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:13

That, together with new post-mortem evidence showing Wall was stabbed 15 times in her ribcage and genitals 'around or shortly after her death, ' was adding to the case against Madsen, the prosecutor, Jakob Buch-Jepsen, told the Copenhagen court.

by | October 04, 2017 | 02:35

Morgan expects May to remain leader through March 2019 as there's no appetite in the party for a leadership contest any sooner, she said . "The Prime Minister was very precise in what she said". She's still fighting to keep her job, and to hold the party together after her failed election gamble in June. "If you run any organization ... and something goes monumentally wrong, as did the election ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 02:25

Local reports indicate that Zimbabweans have resorted to buying second-hand clothing, mostly from Mozambique, because of the worsening economic condition in the country. Zuma said his country notes with satisfaction the ever-growing cooperation with Zimbabwe as evidenced by a number of existing agreements. South Africa is Zimbabwe's largest trading partner in the region.

by | October 04, 2017 | 02:29

USA soccer star Alex Morgan and a group of friends, including Major League Soccer players Giles Barnes and Donny Toia , paid a visit to Epcot Center in Orlando on Sunday. Deputies eventually escorted Morgan, Toia and Toia's wife out as well, describing the group as "being belligerent, with screaming and yelling", according to the incident report.