The statement came after Uber said it had entered an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and investment group Dragoneer on what it termed a "potential investment". As part of the deal, Benchmark will suspend a lawsuit against Kalanick, and drop it once the tender offer is completed. Currently Uber's largest shareholder is United States venture capital firm Benchmark with a 13 percent stake and founder Travis Kalanick who has a 10 percent stake.
Meanwhile Presidents Museveni and Bashir also agreed to increase the trade and diplomatic relations between the two countries. The presidents also reviewed the implementation of the decisions made during President Museveni's official visit to Sudan in September 2015 as well as the 5th Joint Ministerial Commission.
Aoun said he would not accept Hariri's resignation until he returns to Lebanon to explain his position. Wearing a suit and tie and with a Lebanese flag in the background, Hariri looked exhausted and spoke softly but firmly throughout the interview.
Taliban killed eight policemen in western Farah province bordering Iran late Sunday night, according to a provincial official and the militant group Monday. The Taliban attacks have not only increased lately, but they are even beginning to employ new tactics. Farah governor spokesman Naser Mehri told AFP nine Afghan National Army soldiers were killed in two separate attacks in the province bordering Iran that also claimed the lives of at least three civilians.
Plans on the way to hold another Commemorative Summit in 2019 to celebrate the 30 Anniversary of ASEAN-ROK dialogue relations. Moon was the second leader Xi held bilateral talks with that day, following Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, and followed by the leaders of Japan and the Philippines.
Mr Duterte made the assertion on Thursday in a meeting with the Filipino community in Da Nang, Vietnam , where he and leaders from other Pacific Rim countries were gathered for a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. With both President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled to be in Vietnam for the APEC summit, the expectation has been that a meeting would take place, with Russia confirming one would happen, and weeks of preparation on both sides.
Robert Goodlatte of Virginia, the Judiciary Committee's Republican chairman. "Goodlatte took particular aim at former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), who chairs the House Judiciary Committee. It looks like Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be taking my advice to appoint at least one more special prosecutor to go after the Democrats, including James Comey and Robert Mueller.
It has also revealed its plans to develop a missile capable of striking the United States mainland. The two sides should continue to increase exchanges on culture, media and youths, and can also strengthen people-to-people bond through carrying out cooperation on Olympics as China will host the Winter Olympic Games in 2022 and Japan will host the Summer Olympics in 2020, Xi added.
U.S. President Donald Trump , second from right, reacts as he does the "ASEAN-way handshake " with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, left, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, second from left, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on stage during the opening ceremony at the ASEAN Summit at the Cultural Center of the Philippines , Monday, Nov.
A North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea at the heavily protected Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), South Korea's military says. He was shot in the shoulder and elbow and was taken to a South Korean hospital, the Defence Ministry said .
Born in the USA and raised in Tijuana, Mexico, Adrian added, "This series will be memorable for all involved, as we visit Monterrey to repay the baseball fans in Mexico for their never-ending support of the game we all love". It will be the first series played there since 1999, when the Padres won two out of three games against the Rockies in the first-ever global Opening Day.
Kelley was given a bad conduct discharge after pleading guilty to assaulting his then-wife and stepson. The ex-wife of Texas church gunman Devin Kelley has said he subjected her to abuse and violence, and threatened to kill her and her entire family.
The sole survivor of the crash was the toddler. "The baby was in the auto seat", witness John Wade tells WXYZ-TV of the 1 a.m. crash. Lt. Shaw says the driver, 20-year-old Doreal Rogers and front seat passenger 20-year-old Alesia Maddox were found dead inside the vehicle.
Allies back an active American military presence in the disputed waters to serve as a counterweight to China's increasingly assertive actions, including the construction of seven man-made islands equipped with military installations. China initially agreed in 2002 to begin talks on a code, but delayed doing so while carrying out its expansionist strategy. In August, ASEAN pushed for a legally binding code despite China's insistence for a document with lesser force.
CBOT January soybeans last traded down 3-1/4 cents at $9.83-3/4 per bushel. This pushed up in advance the soybean prices while dragging down the corn futures earlier this week. It is expected that USA wheat inventories will decline further into 2019, but the overall structure of the wheat market won't change without severe drought in the European Union or Black Sea region next year.
Hariri explained that his resignation was not officially accepted in Lebanon because it was announced from Riyadh. Hariri's resignation and its aftermath have destabilised his country, where Sunni, Shi'ite, Christian and Druze factions fought a civil war from 1975-1990, often backed by rival powers around the region.
The court sent the matter to Chief Justice of Pakistan to form a new bench to hear the case. Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed had submitted a petition in SC, stating that on July 21, amid hearing of the Panama Papers case, NAB had assured the court to submit reply in seven days on Hudaibiya case but it failed to do so within the mentioned time.
Putin and Erdogan also agreed to "step up efforts to ensure long-term normalization in this country, primarily to advance the process of political settlement and to assist the Syrians in post-conflict reconstruction". "The YPG has said Washington has established seven military bases in areas of northern Syria controlled by the YPG or US-backed forces fighting President Bashar al-Assad's troops".
Justice Chelameswar, who is the senior-most judge after the CJI , had termed the allegations leveled in a CBI FIR as "disturbing" and ordered setting up a bench of five top judges of the court on the petition filed by Jaiswal, who claimed that there were allegations against Justice Misra.
On Election Day, November 8, 2016, WikiLeaks wrote: "Hi Don if your father "loses" we think it is much more interesting if he DOES NOT conceed [sic] and spends time CHALLENGING the media and other types of rigging that occurred-as he has implied that he might do".
The FBI's annual hate crime statistics , released Monday, showed there were 6,121 hate crime incidents in 2016, up 4.6 percent from 5,850 in 2015. The hate crimes recorded previous year included nine murders and 24 rapes, the report said .
In 2014, a similar appeal was held, and 232 guns were handed in throughout Nottinghamshire, with over 6000 being surrendered nationally. The father and friends of Halton McCollin who was shot dead in Stretford in 2008 are urging people to "Give up the Gun" as Greater Manchester Police launches a firearms surrender.
Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Constantino Chiwenga told a press conference Monday afternoon, which was attended by the military generals and elite, that "it is common cause that any instability within the [Zanu PF] party naturally impacts on [Zimbabweans'] social, political and economic lives", adding that accordingly, there was "distress, trepidation and despondence within the nation".
RT, which is funded by the Russian government, said in September that the Justice Department had asked the network to register as a foreign agent. On Monday, RT editor, Margarita Simonyan, said on the channel's Russian-language website that "between a criminal case and the registration, we have chosen the latter", adding on a sarcastic note that "we congratulate the American freedom of speech and those who still believe in it on that".
She was 16 at the time and attended the event with her mother and father, who was an intelligence analyst. On Nov. 2 Laura Bush told CNN that the allegations against her father-in-law were "very innocent incidents". Corrigan said the fact that she was a child at the time "goes beyond a guy being inappropriate in the workplace to a peer or somebody in his age range".