Moore's lawsuit also demands the results of the December 12 special election , won with almost 21,000 more votes by his Democratic opponent Doug Jones , not be certified. "Moore's complaint also alleged "anomalous" higher voter turnout in Jefferson County, in which census data shows 43% of the population is black", CNN notes .
And mercury is also set to drop again today with temperatures hitting just 1C. Up to 3cm of snow is anticipated in some areas. "Snow accumulations of less than 2cm this evening /tonight". Met Éireann say there'll be more sleet and snow throughout the day mixed in with the rain. Temperatures will remain sub-zero in the early parts of the day and will rise only to between 1 to 5 degrees this afternoon, according to the national forecaster.
Later on Asif Rajwana offered unconditional apology to the court for calling the female lawyer and also submitted an apology letter to the court. The Supreme Court's two-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan, has been hearing the proceedings of the case at its Lahore Registry.
According to the Tax Foundation's Taxes and Growth Model, the plan will significantly lower marginal tax rates and the cost of capital, which would lead to a 1.7 percent increase in GDP over the long term, 1.5 percent higher wages and an additional 339,000 full-time equivalent jobs.
For the snow lovers, this cold is limiting our chances for the white stuff. Frigid temperatures will still be here to welcome in the new year. Temperatures the next several days are well below normal in the 20s. Minimize travel. If travel is necessary, keep a full tank of gas and an emergency preparedness kit in your vehicle. Joliet advises residents to check on the elderly, those with medical conditions, and people with special needs during periods of extreme cold.
After being pressed during the interview of his criticism, as well as that of Trump and other Republicans, it was merely an attempt to discredit the Department of Justice. "Language like that congressman, "purge"?" Richard Painter - the former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush - went off on the Florida Congressman for what he deemed to be irresponsible rhetoric.
Fujimori, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for human rights abuses and corruption, has severe health problems but his critics think he should have served his term in full. From this place, I join the hopes of all those who fought for the greatness of the country. News of the pardon led several members of Kuczynski's own party to resign.
He said that the illegal act of pronouncing talaq-e-biddat shall be a punishable offence and there is provision for subsistence allowance from the husband for the livelihood and daily supporting needs of the wife as also of the dependent children.
And still, we do not know the target of the attack. They then set off explosive devices in the basement of the building where scores of people had gathered to mark the December 1979 invasion of Afghanistan by the former Soviet Union, he said.
Referring to the harassment that Avanti and Chetna had to undergo in Pakistan, the EAM added, "The manner in which the meeting was organised was appalling". "It was specifically agreed upon by both sides that media will not be allowed to come close to the family but Pakistani press not only came close to them but also harassed them and hurled taunts at them", Swaraj said in the Lok Sabha .
Roseanne Barr has urged Lorde's fans to boycott the singer, labelling her a "bigot" after she cancelled a concert in Israel . Your concert in Israel could have spread the message that solutions come from constructive engagement that leads to compromise and cooperation .
The Foreign Ministry said government officials will hold extensive discussions with victims and experts before deciding whether to pursue changes to the deal. "Moon has to find a way forward that doesn't look like a sop to the victims, while avoiding alienating the Japanese", he said. The main complaint of Koreans has been that Japan has failed to sincerely face up to the atrocities committed during its colonial rule of the peninsula from 1910-45.
Interfax cited a source as saying that the former factory owner has opened a gunfire. Local radio station Business FM was able to get in touch with Ilya Averyanov after he allegedly opened fire at the Menshevik factory on Ilovayskaya St.
Reggie Bullock now ranks in the 89th percentile in overall offense (points per possession). Bojan Bogdanovic , Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis added 10 points apiece for the Pacers . The Pistons won for the fifth time in six games. Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points, and Maxi Kleber had 15 points and matched his rookie season best with five blocks.
He also said he's signed more bills into law than any other president, which isn't true. Trump touted his administration's work to roll back government regulations and cut taxes and claimed credit for the stock market hitting record highs.
President Donald Trump announced plans to move the American embassy out of Tel Aviv, where all embassies are now located, to Jerusalem. Guatemala now has an embassy in Tel Aviv suburb Herzliya, as well as consulates in Jerusalem and Haifa.
Yachts are on their way to Tasmania as the Sydney to Hobart race got underway on Boxing Day afternoon as thousands watched on from vantage points around the harbour. Wild Oats and Comanche were neck-and-neck in the final stages. "We discussed the 720-degree penalty and decided we didn't need to under the circumstances.(and) continued on, aware of the fact Comanche put up the red protest flag".
A new train station set to be built in Jerusalem will be named after President Donald Trump , Israel's transportation minister said Wednesday. The worldwide community does not recognize the annexation of East Jerusalem, a holy site for three religions, and believes its status should be determined based on an agreement with the Palestinians, who seek to create their own state in territories occupied by Israel.
Three Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred on Monday as Indian forces opened fire along the Line of Control, said a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations. The sources said four to five Ghatak Commandos were involved in the operation. The raid was described as a retaliatory attack for "unprovoked and indiscriminate shelling" across the LoC on Saturday that led to the death of four Indian soldiers.
Modi's studied silence on the controversy had only agitated the Opposition members further and they protested, demanding an apology from the Prime Minister, when the Parliament's winter session began on December 15. With the statements, the logjam over Modi's remarks about Singh and former Vice-President Hamid Ansari attending a dinner for Pakistani dignitaries at the residence of Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar ended and the Rajya Sabha resumed normal functioning.
A kidnapping victim was thrown off a Little Rock, Arkansas interstate moments after witnessing a deadly shooting. The Lonoke County sheriff's office responded around 12:20 a.m. It happened after the woman witnessed two men storm a home in Little Rock and start shooting, KARK-TV reports. Killed in the shooting was 49-year-old Arlin Nugent.
Tass reported that the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has opened a criminal investigation into the explosion, citing Svetlana Petrenko, an official representative for the committee. Petersburg. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said seven suspects linked to the Islamic State group were arrested in connection to the alleged plot.
Despite a valiant rally in the second quarter, the game was nearly ended in the first quarter alone, as Detroit (19-14) outscored the Pacers 40-19 to build a dominating early lead. Still with each player having played at least 438 minutes so far this season, this is a pretty good indication that Jackson's absence won't be debilitating for the Pistons.
Fighting between Kyiv's forces and the Russia-backed separatists who hold parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, has killed more than 10,300 people since April 2014. Numerous captives are not combatants; some are activists and bloggers who were charged with spying or treason. However, on December 25, both sides in the conflict made claims accusing each other of violating the cease-fire agreement.
Hillary Clinton keeps title as most-admired woman for 22nd time in annual Gallup survey. The 44th president won all eight years he was in office, plus 2008 - the year he was first elected - and this year, his first as an ex-president. And like Trump, all but two (Truman in 1947 and Ford in 1974) had job approval ratings well below 50 percent, per Gallup. Obama took 17% of the vote, ahead of Donald Trump on 14%, with Pope Francis coming in third on 3%.