The vessel had a capacity for 50 people but is believed to have been carrying almost 100 passengers when it overturned during bad weather. "We rushed to help but the passengers couldn't swim and when we got beside them with our boats they grabbed us", he said.
Soon after the results came in, President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, which lost the mayoral election in its traditional stronghold of Kaohsiung to the Nationalist Party. The government has said it will still press on with new laws but they may now be weaker. Beijing has denied the allegations. But while voters want assurances of stability and economic prosperity, they will not want Taiwan to move too close to Beijing - the previous KMT ...
In another incident, at least twelve people were killed and several others injured after a private bus carrying 30 passengers from Talcher's Balanda to Bhubaneswar fell from Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur in Cuttack district on November 21.
As of 2:15 p.m. Sunday, 360 flights were canceled at O'Hare and 121 were canceled at Midway. The National Weather Service upgraded a winter storm warning to a blizzard warning about 11:30 a.m. Strong winds and snow were expected to create blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska and parts of Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. Iowa City and Cedar Rapids remained under a winter storm warning until midnight.
A total of between 7 inches to a foot of snow is projected to accumulate in the county, according to the service. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Chicago area from Sunday morning till late evening, with more than six inches of snow possible in some locations.
The Russian Federal Security Service's Border Service in Crimea reported that three Ukrainian warships had illegally entered Russia's territorial waters, and were carrying out risky maneuvers, TASS stated. Russia has blocked passage through the Kerch Strait, a narrow body of water nestled between Crimea and the Russian mainland. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Facebook that the incident was characteristic of Ukrainian behavior: provoke, pressure and blame for ...
More than 6,000 caravan members, mostly Hondurans, have arrived this month in the Mexican border cities of Tijuana and Mexicali, posing a humanitarian, logistical and political challenge for the two cities on the border. "The hope is that asylum seekers will not want to live in (Mexico) for months/years and won't come", Leutert said via Twitter . American officials will be able to process at least twice as many asylum claims under the new system because they would not be limited by ...
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of prosecutors have questioned several associates of Stone as part of their investigation into alleged Russian interference with the 2016 United States presidential election and whether Trump's election campaign team colluded with Moscow.
Democrats are replacing Republicans in seven states' governors mansions, but before power changes hands in January, Republican lawmakers in several states are planning to push through last-minute conservative policies or take power from incoming Democratic governors.
Earlier, Trump said the Central Intelligence Agency did not have any definitive answer on whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been aware of the premeditated killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi . President Donald Trump disputed that US intelligence officials had concluded that the de facto leader of American ally Saudi Arabia ordered the killing of a USA -based journalist critical of the kingdom's royal family.
Sidhu had earlier raised this issue with Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in connection with the opening of Kartarpur corridor. The length of the corridor is about 4 km, 2 km on either side of the worldwide border. New Delhi reminded Pakistan that this was in contrast to the treatment of the Pakistani High Commissioner and the Consular officials who were provided full access to meet the Pakistani pilgrims now in India on a pilgrimage to Kalyar Sharif.
The van full of nursing home patients soon drove off and headed toward the exit just as police entered the parking lot. Witness James Gray looked out of the hospital window to see where the gunshots had come from and watched as Lopez "stood over her and shot her three more times", he told reporters.
Rector said that the incident began with an altercation between an 18-year-old and another individual in a common area between JC Penney and Foot Action. The Hoover Police Department said the scene is now secure. Hoover is a suburb of Birmingham. "We were fortunate that that Hoover officer was there where he needed to be, and we believe at this point that maybe he prevented further injuries", Rector said.
On the issue of Gibraltar , May said she spoke last night with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez , adding that she is "confident that on Sunday we will be able to agree a deal that delivers for the whole United Kingdom family, including Gibraltar".
The Balochistan Liberation Army, a separatist group based in the southwestern province of Balochistan, claimed responsibility for the attack and released photos of the three attackers. Nine hand grenades, Kalashnikov bullets, magazines and explosives were recovered from the possession of the terrorists, Geo news quoted police officials as saying.
Demonstrators voiced opposition to the construction of Chinese maritime military bases in worldwide waters in the South China Sea , as well as onerous loan deals to finance Chinese-led projects under Xi's ambitious, global "one belt, one road" infrastructure scheme, CNN Philippines reported.
Numerous almost 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.
The escalating trade war between the two countries, especially after the imposition of 10 per cent tariffs on Chinese products amounting to Dollars 250 billion, was one of the major reasons behind the discord at the summit, reports emerged on Saturday.
A strong area of high pressure from the Arctic Circle will descend southward across Canada and into the Northeast, sending temperatures plummeting toward levels more common on New Year's Day, not Thanksgiving Day. But for now, the weather service said the main concern is the potential for snow squalls across southern New England late this afternoon and evening.
TUKO.co.ke gathered the crime was committed in August 2018 but was only recently discovered when a human tooth was found inside her blender by the deceased's brother. After it was DNA tested it was confirmed the tooth belonged to his brother. During interrogation, the woman said she took help from a friend, who helped her clean the apartment after the crime.
Apparently Ivanka Trump used the emails only for scheduling purposes, there was no classified material, the emails were all preserved. US Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel, said there was "no way" Ivanka Trump did not know the rules after the 2016 campaign and that there were larger questions about the Trump family's mixing of private enterprise and government duties.
A federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern United States border illegally. The asylum ruling came as thousands of Central Americans, including a large number of children, are traveling in caravans toward the United States border to escape violence and poverty at home.
Giuliani previously has said Trump won't answer questions on obstruction of justice because of concerns the president could be accused of making false statements if his testimony contradicts Comey's over whether he asked the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to go easy on his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who had been fired.
Students and veterinarians will take care of them; the public can visit the turkeys and learn about the university's various programs. "Nonetheless, in the spirit of Thanksgiving , I will be issuing both Peas and Carrots a presidential pardon", Trump said .
Separately late Friday police arrested another woman, K.P Sasikala , a local community leader, for seeking to defy a ban on spending the night at the temple site. "Sasikala has a few cases involving inflammatory speeches registered against her. You can stop me only if you open fire and you are free to do so", an angry Surendran told the police led by Superintend of Police Yatish Chandra.
Spanish foreign minister Josep Borrell said: "The negotiations between Britain and the European Union have a territorial scope that does not include Gibraltar, the negotiations on the future of Gibraltar are separate discussions". and consider whether they think it is in the best interests of the whole country", Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd said. "It does not come as a surprise to us that Madrid should seek to raise new Gibraltar issues at the last minute in our negotiations to ...
On Tuesday, Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa, without mentioning Trump , said, "Pakistan has done much more for peace in Afghanistan " than any other country. "He needs to be informed abt historical facts". Trump wrote in " The America We Deserve ", which was published in January 2000, about bin Laden, but did not predict that the madman would be the architect of a plot to crash planes into the World Trade Center.
Its members are describe as the most unsafe tribe in the world, and are also believed to have killed two fishermen who illegally entered their island in 2006. The American national had gone to interact with the tribe almost five days back before he was killed by the hostile tribe. After numerous failed attempts to contact and establish communication with the Sentinelese, the Indian government has halted plans to contact them.
Richard Nixon gives his resignation address, 2018. Sessions a year ago said he was directing senior federal prosecutors to look into matters raised by House Republicans related to the Clinton Foundation and a uranium mine transaction benefiting the foundation that was approved when Clinton was secretary of state.
On Friday afternoon, Ocasio-Cortez outlined a broader critique of recent media coverage focused on her, specifically citing Fox News and The Washington Examiner . She was corrected by her interviewer who stated, "South Korea" to which Palin answered, "Yes, and we're also bound by prudence to stand with our South Korean allies, yes".