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. "Someone with such serious accusations against them, many of which he does not even deny, can not continue to serve as prime minister with responsibility for the security and well-being of Israel's citizens", Lapid said.
Rahimi was also ordered to pay $562,803 in restitution to the victims of his crimes, the statement added. Berman handed down the sentence in US District Court in Manhattan, ending the prosecution of Rahimi, who was convicted of the high-profile act of jihad-inspired terrorism that was widely considered a near miss, injuring dozens without killing anyone.
Zuma is also implicated in the case. Should he resist the order to resign, the party's next option is a no-confidence motion in parliament. It is unclear whether Zuma is trying to strike an amnesty deal or if he is digging in his heels. Adding to the mystery, a copy of an email, purportedly from deputy presidential communications director Shadi Baloyi, circulated on Twitter telling Pretoria police that plans for a "special media briefing" by Zuma at 0800 GMT had been cancelled.
The ANC said it wants Zuma to be replaced by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , who was elected party leader in December and has vowed to fight corruption . His son, Edward, said he would not comment until after the ANC had made its formal pronouncement. "He will finish what he started because he does not take orders beyond the Atlantic Ocean", she said.
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur will appear in a Toronto court by video this morning. Det. Idsinga confirmed more planters were removed from the property Tuesday "out of an abundance of caution". Once police are finished with the evidence gathered so far, Idsinga said they will re-examine "literally hundreds" of missing persons cases in search of potential links to McArthur.
The program's March 5 expiration date is not set in concrete, however - a San Francisco judge's injunction has at least temporarily blocked removal of DACA protections ordered by Trump late previous year. "Based on its review of the record before it, the court concludes that defendants have not done so". The judge also found that the administration's position that the program was unconstitutional seemed "internally contradictory" with the decision to continue to process renewal ...
The party ideally would have gone for a full plenary session but decided against holding it because of busy election schedule and paucity of funds, a party functionary said. Modi should stop speaking about corruption, while still being flanked by the likes of BJP's chief ministerial candidate B.S. Yeddyurappa, who was in jail along with his cabinet colleagues, he said.
Shivratri (or the night of Lord Shiva ) occurs on every 14th night of the new moon. Also, on the day of Shivaratri people will do' jaagaram', that is staying without sleeping at night. It is believed that ardent devotees who worship him on this day are bestowed with prosperity, happiness and luck. According to sources in intelligence agencies, an alert has been issued in this regard to several states, warning that terrorists may target temples where devotees converge in large numbers for ...
Ms Mkhwebane found in her report that there were procurement irregularities, "gross negligence" and maladministration related to the controversial project. "The report is an insult to the intelligence of all South Africans, which confirms the view that she has betrayed the principles of her office, and who has been captured by those corrupt individuals she is supposed to be exposing", said acting SAFTU spokesperson Patrick Craven in a statement.
The United States insisted it would continue its policy of exerting worldwide pressure on North Korea in an effort to get it to abandon its nuclear program. Moon has always expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea. He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un's government.
Spokesmen for the Justice Department did not respond Friday night to questions about the concerns that Rosenstein and Wray had reportedly expressed. "This is a President who puts his own personal interests above the national security interests of the country", he said. The White House message caps off a week in which Republicans and Democrats on the committee have publicly fought, with the panel now erecting a wall to separate feuding Republican and Democratic staffers who had long sat ...
A high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) joined a dinner meeting hosted by South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, Seoul's unification ministry said Saturday. "I think they take a message from the fact that she is young, sophisticated and super elite as an indication that the North Koreans want to calm things down a little bit".
McGahn said Trump was "inclined to declassify" the Democratic memo, and encouraged the committee to make the changes that he said the Justice Department had identified as important for "national security and law enforcement interests". The four-page document, prepared by committee Chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), focuses on surveillance of Carter Page , a Trump campaign foreign policy adviser with business ties to Russian Federation and open sympathies with the Kremlin's foreign policy.
During the last attempt, in August, the president's opponents fell short by only 24 votes after some lawmakers from Zuma's own African National Congress ( ANC ) party voted against him. "If there ever was a time when we should be working together, this water crisis period is the time", he said. Pressure is mounting on South Africa's scandal-tarred president, Jacob Zuma , to leave office ahead of elections next year.
Right groups accuse the Egyptian government of arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances of dissidents, which spiked after the military overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013 and cracked down on his supporters. After Cairo , Mr Tillerson is to head to Kuwait to take part in a ministerial meeting of the US-led military coalition that has been battling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group in Iraq and neighbouring Syria.
Pence also reportedly avoided North Korea's delegation at a VIP reception prior to the ceremony. As 12 of those athletes in the unified ice hockey team took to the ice for the warm-up at Kwandong Hockey Centre, the cheering squad arrived, later dancing along with western music performed by two South Korean rappers.
The Abu Dhabi temple will likely resemble the architecturally intricate Akshardham (meaning divine abode of God) temple in India's capital New Delhi and the under construction temple in New Jersey, said The National report. Palestine was the first leg of Modi's three-nation tour of West Asia and the Gulf, which also saw him going to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman .
But that was before the explosion Sunday set off a huge fire at a main power substation, knocking out electricity in several towns and parts of the capital of San Juan. In late January, PREPA issued a statement saying more than 450,000 customers remained without electricity. Maria destroyed two-thirds of the island's power-distribution system and caused some $94 billion in damage.
North Korea's reclusive leader, Kim Jong-un, extended an extremely rare invitation to a foreign head of state Saturday, using the diplomatic opening created by the Olympics in South Korea to ask its leader, President Moon Jae-in, to visit the North for a summit meeting .
Mr Porter worked directly with Mr Kelly, the chief of staff, and was considered a skilled insider. But Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat who held the same White House job as Porter under former United States president Bill Clinton, said on ABC that there was "no way" Kelly did not know about the allegations long ago.