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%.
The agency says some western NY areas east of Lake Erie have received more than 3 feet of snow over the past couple days. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches hit the GLOW region. Winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour caused areas of blowing and drifting snow. A wind chill warning for Jefferson and Lewis counties lasts until 1 p.m.
Maria destroyed the island's electrical grid. The deployment of additional crews represents the next phase in the mutual assistance response. "Working side by side with our electric industry colleagues from all over the country, Ameren is committed to powering the quality of life for the people of Puerto Rico , just as we are for the communities we serve", said Warner Baxter, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corporation.
Kalın highlighted that Turkey's stronger relations with Africa and official visits at senior levels have been extremely effective in terms of speeding up the bureaucracy, launching new projects and providing support for ongoing projects. The Tunisian leader went on to praise "the understanding shown by the Turkish president regarding these circumstances". During the meeting four agreements over cooperation in the fields of military, finance and environment were signed.
Russia's Energia Rocket and Space Corporation, the developer of AngoSat, on Wednesday confirmed the loss of contact with the satellite. "The connection could be lost due to the failure of the transmitter, the digital computer or battery failure", a source told Interfax adding that specialists may reestablish the connection.
The document said , "Without the extensive cabling system, the tree would have fallen years ago. It is hard to predict when and how many more will fail". Offshoots have been collected over the years and have are growing in greenhouses as we speak - with some growing up to 10 feet tall, according to the Daily Mail .
She then said that she told him that she could report him for sexual harassment. "I'm wearing this silver suit and stretchy trousers, and after the photo, he smacks my ass really hard", she told Politico . "He broke my trust", Villa said, describing the incident as "disgusting and shocking and demeaning". Villa posted the photo to her Twitter page. "I was shocked and embarrassed by his behavior", Villa tweeted about the alleged incident along with a photo.
The court also discharged three accused, Shyam Sahu, Shivnarayan Kalsangra and Praveen Takalki from the case. The accused will face trial now under sections 16 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (conspiring for and committing/organising a terror act) and under the Indian Penal Code for criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder and causing hurt besides charges under the Explosive Substances Act and Arms Act, the court order implies.
She also starred in the supernatural thriller Harmony, set to be released in 2018. Lars Falkholt , 69, and wife Vivian , 60, died when their auto collided with another vehicle on the New South Wales south coast on Boxing Day, with their daughters taken to St George and Liverpool hospitals in a critical condition.
Plummer, from Hull, had claimed the painkillers were for her Egyptian husband who suffers from severe back pain, the BBC reported. Shop worker Laura Plummer , 33, from Hull, was arrested after she was found to be carrying 290 tramadol tablets in her suitcase , a painkiller which is legal in the United Kingdom but which is banned in Egypt.
This isn't the first time Melania Trump has garnered backlash in relation to Christmas. "That is great. That's better than asking for some toy or something", Trump said. The White House earlier released a photo on Christmas Eve of President Trump and the first lady making phone calls to children across the U.S.as part of the traditional NORAD tracking of Santa's trip around the globe.
So, if Trump can't go to the United Kingdom while Obama gets to attend the wedding of the year, officials worry there could be backlash. The interview with Obama was recorded in Toronto in September during the Invictus Games and was kept under wraps for three months.
On October 20, at least 12 suspected militants were reportedly killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan's Paktia province. The members of the network and an eyewitness reached by Reuters said the incident took place inside Pakistan . At least two suspected militants were killed on Tuesday when the pilotless aircraft struck the vehicle they were travelling in. According to reports from Haqqani officials, two missiles were fired at Jamiuddin's auto when he stopped for a conservation on his ...
Minutes later, Saudi state-run Al Ikhbariya TV reported that a missile had been intercepted south of the capital. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley unveils previously classified information intending to prove Iran violated UNSCR 2231 by providing the Houthi rebels in Yemen with arms during a press conference at Joint Base Anacostia in Washington, D.C.; she has accused Iran of likely being behind another, similar attack.
Weah, world footballer of the year in 1995, won with 38% in the first round versus Boakai's 29%. There were no early reports of violence as voting proceeded under sunny skies in the capital Monrovia, with polling stations opening at 0800 GMT and election agents telling Reuters first indications pointed to a lower turnout than in the first round.