Pistorius, whose lower legs were amputated because of a congenital defect, soared to worldwide fame after becoming the first double amputee to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games. In July 2016, the sprinter was condemned to six years in prison for culpable homicide in the Pretoria High Court . The SCA last month said Pistorius "displays a lack of remorse, and does not appreciate the gravity of his actions".
President Donald Trump. Tillerson said last week that the U.S.is ready to sit down with North Korea "any time the North would like to talk", before he later clarified that the regime should earn its way back to negotiations . Tillerson himself hinted at the possibility of intercepting the shipping of products with origin or destination to North Korea as punishment for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) that was sacked on November 29.
On Tuesday morning, Ramaphosa backers were preparing to raise the issue in the plenary session after meeting their election observers to get a clear sense of what had happened during the count. The cheers and jubilation didn't last long after the ANC top six officials were announced and did the traditional post-leadership contest photo op - joined hands raised up in the air.
A Republican seat flipped Democratic in a wild recount Tuesday - with the Democrat winning by a single vote - creating a rare 50-50 tie between the parties in the House of Delegates and refashioning the political landscape in Richmond, Va. Some drama went down in Virginia on Tuesday when the state's House of Delegates saw the balance of power shift out of Republican hands. The 94th District was the closest by far of the four House recounts following the November 7 elections.
A cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea said it is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy after it was hacked for the second time this year. The South Korean Internet and Security Agency Kisa, in charge of Internet crime, is investigating.
Earlier this year, Norwegian intelligence accused a group with suspected links to Moscow of targeting the country's foreign ministry and military, among other institutions. Frode Berg is from Kirkenes in northern Norway and worked for 24 years as inspector with the Norwegian Border Commissioner, a government agency subordinate the Ministry of Justice and Public Service.
But Garrett was rejected in a 10-13 vote on Tuesday, with two Republicans - Sens. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) voting against Garrett along with all of the committee's Democrats. Without a full quorum, Ex-Im can only authorize loans under $10 million, which make up only around 15 percent of the Bank's total business. It was the first time the Senate panel voted to block one of the White House's nominees.
China accused President Donald Trump of shirking the U.S.'s global leadership role, a day after his first national security strategy branded the country a "revisionist power". "A commentary published by China's official Xinhua News Agency said the security plan that Trump unveiled Monday in Washington perpetuated a "'you win, I lose' mentality" that jeopardized the U.S.'s own interests.
She tells her he is overreacting to this situation. Arshi apparently told Puneesh that Vikas doesn't care about him anymore, now that he is friends with Priyank Sharma again. Puneesh, Luv and Hina will be seen discussing as to how they would protect their eggs; while Vikas, Priyank and Arshi discuss as to how they will throw others (Shilpa and Hina) eggs in water.
He then turns the camera to Gronkowski who shares the news that Parker is now on scholarship. According to Sports Illustrated , Texas Tech safety Justus Parker has played in all 12 of the Red Raiders' games this season - starting in six of them.
About 3.80 million shares traded or 19.41% up from the average. It has outperformed by 145.03% the S&P500. Woodstock Corp who had been investing in Cisco Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $190.38B market cap company.
The AFP's media team broadcast internal discussions of media management surrounding a significant arrest on the social media site Periscope last Wednesday, days ahead of the arrest of Chan Han Hoi in Sydney for suspected involvement in helping arm North Korea's regime with weapons of mass destruction.
Police also sealed off the Fatima Community Centre, on Brunswick Road, in the Burngreave area of Sheffield. The men, aged 22 to 41, were questioned at a police station. West Yorkshire police said the plans for the attack were already at an advanced stage and connected to a Christmas target. An army bomb disposal team is at a house in Chesterfield after police arrested four men in terror raids across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
Ms Dykes was working as a programme and policy manager with the Department for International Development and as policy manager with the Libya team at the Foreign Office (FCO), according to her LinkedIn page. The trendy area in east Beirut is known for its bars, restaurants and nightlife and is popular with the city's younger residents and tourists. In India, the company was sued twice by a woman who was raped in 2014 by an Uber driver, first for failing to maintain basic safety procedures ...
The sheriff said that according to a preliminary report from the medical examiner, Stephens two pit bulls , each weighing about the same amount as her, 125 pounds, killed their owner. Police said the 22-year-old suffered horrific head and throat injuries. "You have specific sub-populations that have been used over time in the illegal pursuit of dogfighting, but they really can't be held up as the standard for all pit bulls in America".
Earlier, Modi was received by top officials of the Lakshadweep administration and public representatives, including Faizal, on his arrival. He also urged Mr. "The central government is with you", PM Modi told families of the fishermen in Kerala's Kanyakumari. On the search and rescue of missing fishermen, Palaniswami said the Centre and state government were carrying out this on a "war-footing" and assured to rescue the last of the fishermen.
AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn will resume their Test careers as South Africa play Zimbabwe in an inaugural four-day day-night match on Boxing Day. "It is a very exciting moment not just for South Africa but for world cricket to have Dale and AB, two icons of the game, back in the multi-day format", said Linda Zondi, the Cricket South Africa (CSA) national selection panel convener.
By the time Trump and Clinton started receiving their classified intelligence briefings in August 2016, Trump's son, son-in-law, and campaign chairman had already met with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower on the promise of obtaining "dirt" on Clinton; then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort had offered " private briefings " about the campaign to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska; and campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos had made repeated efforts to set up a meeting between Trump ...
In 2012, Ahed was awarded with "Hanzala Courage Award" by Basaksehir municipality in Istanbul for challenging Israeli soldiers, who had arrested her brother. The video, that has been widely shared across social media, displays Tamimi initially jabbing the Israeli soldier in the arm, when no response is provoked, she reverts to kicking and slapping them.
This is a developing story, and we will update as more information becomes available. Judge Alex Kozinski, of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, gestures in 2003 in San Francisco. The newspaper said the woman's husband confirmed the incident and said the couple didn't think they could do anything because of the judge's position.
Other governments and private companies agree. "WannaCry was indiscriminately reckless", he wrote. "The president asked us to continue to refine a military option should we have to use it", McMaster said, though he declined to go into specifics.
Authorities said there were 80 passengers and five on-duty crew members on board when it derailed and pulled 13 cars off the tracks. Mangled train cars ended up on top of each other - and one hung precariously over the freeway. "Then there was people screaming", Shafer said. US President Donald Trump tweeted that the crash "shows more than ever why our soon to be submitted infrastructure plan must be approved quickly".
Dennis Trainor Jr., who served as Stein's communication director in 2015, told BuzzFeed News that she contacted him Friday, telling him the committee asked her to provide documents from her campaign. Stein says Russian Federation did not pay for her attendance or travel to the event in Moscow. Trainor told Buzzfeed that while he worked on the campaign, he used his cell phone as his primary point of contact and that he spoke with producers from the Kremlin-backed RT News about booking Stein ...
The 280-metre warship, the biggest and most powerful ever built by Britain, is leaking because of an issue with a shaft seal, according to a Royal Navy spokesman. It is normal practice for a volume of work and defect resolution to continue following vessel acceptance. "This will be completed prior to the nation's flagship re-commencing her programme at sea in 2018".
Yemen has been embroiled in a civil war pitting the Iran-backed Houthis against a US -backed Saudi-led coalition. The U.S. had said it had "undeniable" evidence that Tehran was violating worldwide law and unveiled segments of missiles launched at Saudi Arabia from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen.