Although details of the attack are still unclear, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry told Reuters that two members of Afghan security forces were wounded but their injuries were not life threatening. Special units of the Afghan National Police reached the site to engage in a three-hour-long battle with the attackers who were shooting from inside a building under-construction.
The man had been charged with two counts under an act preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, police said, and with another four under legislation enforcing United Nations and Australian sanctions against North Korea .
With the Christmas holiday and all the traveling that goes along with it almost here, we thought we would break down what we see coming in the forecast that could get in the way of flight and drive times. FRIDAY: Cloudy morning, snow redeveloping and turning even colder by late in the day. Highs are expected to be in the low to mid 40s over the next couple of days.
Another source of division: A Senate Finance Committee bill continuing CHIP funding through 2022 came with an inexplicable caveat: Allocations for the program would be reduced by 23 percentage points commencing in 2020. Lawmakers came through with the money, in order to avoid having to send out Christmas notifications to almost half a million children that they would be losing their health care.
First responders quickly identified it as a "mass casualty incident". Amtrak's train status says "status now unavailable due to a service disruption". Monday was the first day of Amtrak 501's Cascades service from Seattle to Portland, a new route offered by Amtrak that began today, according to company's website .
The growing frustration around Mr Zuma led the party to suffer its worst-ever performance in municipal elections in 2016, with its vote share falling below 60 per cent for the first time. Zuma has faced allegations of corruption since he became head of state in 2009 but has denied any wrongdoing. The ANC has already seen its support fall to a postapartheid low of 54 per cent in municipal elections past year, and opinion polls suggest it could suffer a steeper decline in the 2019 national ...
A lawyer for the Trump transition trustee claimed the move was "unauthorized", and that the materials are private and privileged. "When we have obtained emails in the course of our ongoing criminal investigation, we have secured either the account owner's consent or appropriate criminal process", Mueller spokesman Peter Carr told CNN.
A person has been arrested after an "apparent attempt to ram checkpoint" to a US Air Force base in east England. The situation is ongoing. Personnel at an RAF base in Suffolk have been told to "seek shelter" after a security incident today.
The one-page Egyptian-drafted text, seen by Reuters, does not specifically mention the United States or Trump. Earlier this month, Trump delivered a speech in the White House, formally declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital, adding that he also ordered his aides to start process of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that has been condemned by the global community as unproductive, dangerous, and against worldwide law.
The South Korean joint chiefs of staff identified two H-6 bombers, two J-11 fighter jets and one TU-154 reconnaissance plane entering the KADIZ on Monday morning, local media reported , from the area over the Socotra Rock, before flying out three and a half hours later.
Grisanti Capital Management Llc acquired 44,725 shares as Lowes Cos Inc (LOW)'s stock rose 10.23%. The stock increased 1.02% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $173.97. 6,209 shares were sold by KONDO CHRIS, worth $1.01 million. The insider Dean Alison sold 33,809 shares worth $3.38M. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Independence Realty Trust's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.19 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.19 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.19 EPS, Q4 2018 ...
Kaka made his professional club debut at the age of 18 at Sao Paulo FC in Brazil in 2001. Being in Brazil national squad, he won World Cup in 2002. I wanted to thank you so much for your football, for our 17 years of friendship and for joining me in Orlando.
While addressing a National Security Policy seminar, Janjua said that Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism have unfortunately not been appreciated by the world, despite the fact that Pakistan has suffered the most in this process. "Pakistan has suffered a lot in war on terror both in terms of lives lost and damage to economy, but worldwide community has not looked upon our sacrifices in this war with a positive attitude", Nasir complained.
The fire broke out at Kharaini Road's famous snacks shop Bhanu Farsan during the wee hours. The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, he added. The cops have launched a probe to investigate into the matter. The blaze started at the unit, located in TTC area, at around 5 PM. While the fire broke out at around 4:17 am, BMC officials reportedly rushed to site by 4:34 am and at least three fire engines and four jumbo tankers were directed to the Mahariya compound.
The Commission said: "Our preliminary inquiries indicate that two tax rulings, granted by the Dutch tax authorities in 2006 and 2011, have significantly reduced Inter Ikea's taxable profits in the Netherlands". "IKEA's tax practices are a theft to society". The EC said on Monday: "The Commission considers at this stage that the treatment endorsed in the two tax rulings may have resulted in tax benefits in favour of Inter IKEA Systems, which are not available to other companies subject to the ...
McMaster characterized China's "economic aggression" as a threat that is "challenging the rules-based economic order that helped lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty", and he proposed to counter the threats from Russian Federation and China with "competitive engagement", the idea that American prosperity is a national interest.
In a statement released Saturday, the family said "our parents shared an enthusiasm for life and commitment to their family and community totally inconsistent with the rumours regrettably circulated in the media as to the circumstances surrounding their deaths".
In an email, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Reuters , "President Trump spoke with Putin earlier today and a read out will be sent later tonight". It then added that, "the two presidents also discussed working together to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea". He added, however, that the U.S.
Usually, Delhi does witness variation in terms of maximum temperatures during this time of the year as they settle anywhere between 15 degrees and early 20s. Chill continued to sweep the state with the minimum temperature at several places plunging below normal, weather officials said. Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir shuddered at minus 3.7 deg C.
May, weakened after losing her Conservative Party's majority in a June election, has so far carried her divided government and party with her as she negotiated the first phase of talks on how much Britain should pay to leave the European Union, the border with Ireland and the status of European Union citizens in Britain.
Though many world Communist leaders were displayed in various places, this is for the first time that a picture of the North Korean dictator is used. North Korea watchers here had been curious about Kim's whereabouts on the North's "greatest national mourning day".
The United Nations Security Council is due to vote Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , diplomats said, a move likely to face a Washington veto.
His case carried echoes of that of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation from Riyadh, drawing accusations from Lebanese officials that he had been coerced by the Saudis. The entrepreneur also founded the Saudi Astra Group, which is active in various sectors of economy in the region, including in agriculture, telecoms, construction and mining.
He did so as an insurance policy for McCain's absence, two Republicans close to the matter said. Republican Sen. John McCain is returning to Arizona after spending several days in a Maryland hospital recovering from side effects from chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer, CBS News has learned.
The Ravens are now 8-6 and the playoffs are a very realistic goal. For the Browns, Coates' 0-for-2 in first-down signals provided a pair of very Browns moments that summed up what has been a very hard Browns season. The Ravens recovered for a touchdown that put the Ravens up 24-10 with 7:06 left in third quarter. It wasn't a flawless performance. Holding on to a tenuous seven-point lead at halftime, the Ravens took control of the game with their special teams and defense.