The women claimed they had no idea they had been groomed by North Korean agents to carry out the murder and thought they were taking part in a prank TV show. Their lawyers presented them as scapegoats and said the real killers were four North Koreans, who were suspected of being the masterminds behind the plot but fled Malaysia shortly after the assassination .
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis issued a statement following the fatal bridge collapse incident outside the CSMT railway station in Mumbai . Arvind Sawant, the local Shiv Sena MP, said, "This bridge was under minor-repairing after the audit of all bridges in the city". In July past year, portion of a road over-bridge had collapsed in suburban Andheri.
The latest pact stressed the "legal force" and "binding character" of the withdrawal agreement. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has dealt a serious blow to Theresa May's hopes of getting her Brexit deal through parliament, writing in new legal advice that the risk of being trapped in the Irish border backstop remains "unchanged" despite last-minute assurances.
It was timed to coincide with Fox's first-ever sales meeting with advertisers on Wednesday , March 12, 2019. The network is navigating controversies beyond Carlson. Tucker Carlson is losing advertisers-again. The pressure seems to work on some companies. " Media Matters caught me saying something naughty on a radio show more than a decade ago", Carlson wrote on Twitter.
The team is in Christchurch to play New Zealand in the third cricket test starting tomorrow. Christchurch Hospital has urged people to avoid the area unless they are seriously injured. But as I say, please remain in lockdown. He then exited the mosque through the front door - after just under three minutes inside and headed into the street - firing random shots as cars drove past.
A bid by the Senate's top Democrat, Chuck Schumer, to have the resolution approved by voice vote after the House's action was thwarted by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. At the same time, an overwhelming majority of Americans believe there should be a public report on what Mueller finds. Several Republicans have also agreed that Mueller should release not simply the full report, but any and all investigative materials that informed it.
Around the world, families were gripped by grief. Data released by the Sweden-based service suggested the aircraft had climbed nearly 1,000 feet after taking off from Addis Ababa , a hot and high-altitude airport whose thinner air requires extra effort from an aircraft's engines.
They didn't see anything but heard gunshots. The ESPNcricinfo correspondent posted a video on Twitter of the cricket players hurrying through nearby Hagley Park as sirens wailed in the background. Mr Bush said, "a serious and evolving situation was occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter". In response to a serious ongoing firearms incident in Christchurch all Christchurch schools have been placed into lockdown.
Supporters say it allows Britain to control immigration and take advantage of global opportunities, striking new trade deals with the United States and others while still keeping close links to the European Union, which, even without Britain, would be a single market of 440 million people.
The Israeli military said it was targeting "terror sites" in Gaza. The IDF confirmed that two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel on Thuraday, triggering rocket sirens throughout central Israel. As well as the strip's rulers, Hamas, other armed factions operate in the territory, including Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed organisation that has launched rockets in the past.
President Donald Trump has responded to the 'Fake Melania' theory circulating on the internet. The US president's outburst came after some social media users suggested the First Lady looked different during the couple's recent visit to Alabama to pay their respects to 23 victims who died in a tornado.
The US has warned Germany that it would limit its intelligence sharing with the countries that allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to participate in its 5G communications network. In the past, Merkel has said she would talk with Beijing to secure "safeguards" against indirect spying via Huawei - looking to avoid taking sides as the U.S.
New York's attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings. Any actions taken by NY would be outside of the presidential constitutional power to pardon. Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank declined comment to the Times , while the Trump Organization didn't respond to its requests for comment. Letitia James was recently elected to be New York's attorney general - and she campaigned explicitly on holding Trump legally accountable.
But Cali told his brothers that while he was moved by their support, he would not accept the promotion to run the family's billion-dollar concerns. "There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing", a statement said. Cali's only criminal conviction came from an extortion charge in 2008 for trying to shake down a trucker; he spent 16 months in prison. Cali, who was born and raised in NY, was the nephew-in-law of John Gambino and the great-nephew of Bonanno mobsters Vito Bonventre and ...
An official announcement is coming Thursday morning, O'Rourke said via text message to KTSM in El Paso. "You can probably tell that I want to run", O'Rourke told Vanity Fair . Speculation on whether he would run for president has been discussed since his Senate loss to Ted Cruz in November. "They will either consume us, or they will afford us the greatest opportunity to unleash the genius of the United States of America", he added.
Ms Shaw had been travelling in the central American country for two weeks with a friend. Formal identification has not taken place but Ms Shaw's family have been informed. The search encountered many challenges including communication issues due to lack of power in the area. Her friend, Jess Elizabeth, told The Tab: "She's a attractive soul, loves nature, outdoors, looking after the planet, interested in permaculture, yoga, travelling".
In a statement , he called on the global community to intervene. Palestinian media reports suggested members of the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf - the custodians of the site - were involved in the confrontations with Israeli polics, in which at least two Palestinians were injured.
Presidential pardons extend to federal, not state, crimes. The New York Times reported that Manafort's lawyers are likely to challenge the New York indictment by arguing it constitutes double jeopardy for crimes he has already been tried for in federal court.
The resolutions are both privileged, which means they can not be stopped by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , a Republican from Kentucky. But there have been signs that opposition by a few GOP mavericks is softening. The Senate is require to vote on the resolution by Friday. Then-Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan gave Pence the first-floor office space in 2017, just after President Donald Trump's inauguration.
About 1,000 flights into Denver have been canceled as a winter storm hits the western USA, with blizzard conditions expected to engulf parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska and South Dakota . Denver is under a blizzard warning , and snow accumulations of five to eight inches are expected. Combined with the storms from the past few weeks, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has an avalanche warning (level 4 of 5 ) for Wednesday, and travel in the backcountry is not ...
President Donald Trump says Newsom is "defying voters". Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to death row inmates and closing the state's execution chamber. While Newsom's gesture may impress an increasingly left-wing Democratic Party base, it is sure to be controversial on both sides of the aisle. He said having a governor campaign against the death penalty could make the difference in convincing voters to repeal it.
He said Mr Trump had proposed a "big deal" in the Hanoi summit under which North Korea would completely denuclearise and also give up its chemical and biological weapons. demands that North Korea dismantle its nuclear program in exchange for security guarantees and the lifting of sanctions. "I think Kim Jong Un has a very clear idea where the president stands".
Ms Pelosi told " The Washington Post ", in a magazine interview conducted on March 6, that impeachment would be divisive unless "there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan". Warren similarly said that "today, immediately, the FAA needs to get these planes out of the sky", per Politico , also suggesting Congress should investigate whether "an administration that famously refused to stand up to Saudi Arabia to protect Boeing arms sales has once again put lives at risk for ...
A decision where in Europe to send the black boxes would be taken by Thursday, the airline said. In November, two incidents were reported to the NASA-run Aviation Safety Reporting Database that involved problems in controlling the 737 MAX at low altitude just after take-off with autopilot engaged, according to documents first published by the Dallas Morning News and verified by Reuters .
The Lashkar-e-Tayyaba chief, Hafiz Saeed, and his deputy, Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi were both placed on the lost after the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The MEA posted a statement in response to a query on Beijing's role: "We are deeply disappointed that once again, a single country has blocked worldwide consensus on the designation of an acknowledged terrorist and leader of UN-designated terrorist organisation, Masood Azhar ".
Many users were having issues posting to their feeds and were seeing a message that said the app would auto-post their photos once it was possible. We will update this article, as soon as we receive any updates regarding the issue. and Europe. About an hour later, it said the outage "is not related to a DDoS attack". Some Facebook users created new profiles on the network to keep abreast, while others logged into accounts that are generally dormant.
Thoughts will now turn to an extension beyond the European Union summit next week, followed by a third meaningful vote on May's Brexit plan. The chief E.U. But EU member states, which have to back an extension unanimously, will only do so for a reason - and the present vacuum doesn't seem to offer them one.
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California's voters have narrowly upheld the death penalty, most recently in 2016, when they voted to speed up the process. Newsom recently called for more DNA testing in the case of death row inmate Kevin Cooper , who says he was framed in 1983 hatchet and knife killings of four people, including two children, in Chino Hills.
Members of the crowd held up an oxygen mask to the face of a young girl pulled from the rubble. The school is said to have been on the top floor of the three-storey building in Ita Faji on Lagos island. Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency's southwest region, said that "it is believed that many people including children are now trapped in the building", Reuters reported.