December 15, 2017. In his final weeks in office, Mr. Obama broke with longstanding USA diplomatic tradition when he authorized an "abstain" vote rather than veto a January Security Council resolution condemning new Israeli settlements in the West Bank land claimed by the Palestinians .
American Carrie Vanrenterghem, who traveled with her two daughters to the same excursion on a bus directly in front of the one that crashed, said she saw the bus being towed away on their way back from the Mayan ruins. Serenade of the Seas is on a seven-night Caribbean cruise that departed Port Everglades, FL , on Friday, December 15, with calls to Key West, FL; Roatan, Honduras; and Costa Maya and Cozumel , Mexico .
How is it allowed?!" It is not just the birds that are unhappy. Spikes are typically used to stop birds resting and building nests on buildings - they can be found in shopping centres Broadmead and Cabot Circus to protect shoppers from falling bird poo - but using them on trees is a rare occurrence.
Egypt has been battling an entrenched Islamist insurgency for several years in North Sinai, with hundreds of security forces killed in the attacks. According to the Armed Forces, at the time of the attack, Minister of Defence Sobhi Sedky and Minister of Interior Magdy Abdel-Ghaffar were in El-Arish city to inspect police and army forces in the governorate.
Two-thirds of respondents said they believe the tax bill will benefit the wealthy more than the middle class, while 37 percent told CNN that they believe their family will be worse off if the legislation is signed into law by Trump. Forty-one percent of respondents in a new survey said Congress should hold impeachment hearings aimed at removing President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr.
Rising country music star Michael Ray has been arrested on DUI and drug charges after he crashed into a auto in front of him at a McDonald's drive-thru in Florida . Police also found a bottle with liquid, which Ray said was his "weed oil". Ray was then arrested for DUI and possession of marijuana at around 3 a.m.
Kanter was held up on May 20 this year at a Romanian airport as his Turkish passport was cancelled. Kanter, who has previously compared Erdogan to Adolf Hitler, lives in the United States and will be tried in absentia. Coming to the defense of the early 20th-century Ottoman commander and governor who fought rebelling local Arab tribes in modern-day Saudi Arabia, Erdogan called the small Gulf nation's Nahyan "a miserable [man]".
According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , the start day for legal cannabis in Canada is vaguely set for "next summer" and not July 1st like everyone had originally thought. Trudeau in his capacity as Prime Minister". Her responsibility is to protect the integrity of the office. The commissioner stated that Trudeau and his family vacationed at the private island twice.
Northerly winds of 15 to 30 miles per hour are expected, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The deadly Thomas Fire in Southern California is now the second largest blaze in state history, officials said Tuesday.
Some states are already running out of CHIP money and are warning families that they may have to end the program soon. The Alabama Department of Public Health posted a notice on its website this week saying that it would freeze enrollment in CHIP on January 1 and would not renew any coverage after that date.
Heavily armed troops and anti-riot police locked down Iraqi Kurdistan's second city Sulaimaniyah on Wednesday after two days of protests killed five people and wounded almost 200 across the region. The regional government has been in financial straits since 2014. Since that exchange, Iraq has sought full control over the Kurdish borders, control over all exports of oil from Kurdish lands, and has greatly reduced the amount of revenue the KRG receives from the central government.
Ramzan Kadyrov , whose name was added to the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on December 20, is one of the most prominent Russian officials to be added to the list established by the 2012 law that aims to punish Russians alleged to be involved in human rights violations.
On December 6 U.S. President Trump officially announced his decision to recognize al-Quds as Israel's capital despite warnings from around the world that the measure risks triggering a fresh wave of violence in the Middle East. The parties also agreed to continue close consultations on regional and global issues of common interest at different levels and platforms. "They will vote for justice and they will vote in favour of that resolution that was presented by both Yemen and Turkey on ...
The passenger train derailed Monday after careening around a curve at nearly three times the speed limit, hurling passenger cars off an overpass onto rush hour traffic below. "Jim was among the country's most respected and effective rail advocates and a good friend and mentor to me". Willhoite worked as an IT customer service support specialist for Pierce Transit, the public transport agency in Pierce County, Washington.
Ronald Swanson, a retired state appeals court judge, wrote a report that under Senate rules is "advisory only", meaning it is not binding on senators. "I felt it was something he felt entitled to", she noted, while supplying text messages from Latvala along with her testimony. The staffer says the senator began making inappropriate comments about her clothing and body parts during the 2013 and 2015 sessions and wouldn't stop even after she asked him to.
Fewer births, more deaths and "out-migration", or people leaving the state, are main factors contributing. The number of voting-age Americans grew to 252.1 million - a near 1 percent increase over the year. Utah has seen continued growth in the current decade. Texas follows in second with 28.3 million people. In 2017, 38.0 percent of the nation's population lived in the South and 23.8 percent lived in the West.
The 193-member UN General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states, who condemned Mr Trump's decision to reverse decades of USA policy earlier this month. Rebuffing the move, an extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Istanbul last week declared East Jerusalem to be Palestine's capital.
Housley, a Republican state senator in Minnesota since 2013, announced her intention to run for Franken's seat in a video message Tuesday morning. A real estate agent from St. Al Franken to resign instead of waiting for an ethics investigation. Housley, who turns 54 in January, announced her run in a almost 2-minute video posted to YouTube.
She had multiple stab injuries. Suhaib, who had shot into limelight after hosting TV crime show - " India's Most Wanted ", was arrested on March 28, 2000 and later charges were framed against him in the case after his sister-in-law and mother-in-law alleged that he used to torture his wife for dowry.
Indonesia is expecting strong support for a resolution seeking the withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital at the UN General Assembly's special session in NY on Dec 21. It is also the custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Haley and Trump for the veto in a video clip posted on his Facebook page.