Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the Wednesday attack was against Save the Children's provincial office in Jalalabad. "A group of armed men then entered the compound". Residents on social media posted images of those fleeing the offices, including children. There are several other aid groups and government offices in the immediate area, and security forces evacuated people from surrounding buildings while they exchanged fire with the militants.
Speaking during an official visit to the Indonesia capital, Jakarta, Mattis said the situation in Afrin "could be exploited by ISIS and Al Qaeda" now that the focus was off them. The Observatory said 43 rebels fighting alongside the Turks had also been killed, as well as 38 on the Kurdish side. "I had the opportunity to tell my Turkish colleague.
Modi will seek to reassure the ASEAN leaders during the retreat as well as the formal summit that the "quad" India recently relaunched with Australia, Japan and the USA to contain China would not undermine the South-East Asian bloc's centrality in the Indo-Pacific.
That, at least, was the offer the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell , made in order to break the stalemate. Early polls showed that Trump and Republican leaders were drawing most of the blame from American voters, but some Democrats anxious they would pay a higher political cost if the shutdown dragged on.
The legislation includes a six-year extension for the Children's Health Insurance Program , which Democrats spent the last few months fighting to reinstate. The decision is dividing Democrats , however, with 16 of them voting against the measure, saying they didn't get enough of a guarantee on DACA. The president's son on Fox today said the shutdown has been good for us.
We have the details on where and when the next Olympics will be held. "Athletes from these two states are technically at war". "Although both have to play tough for domestic audiences, both know that they have to cooperate to counter North Korea and both governments have talked about a forward-looking approach to the relationship".
Pompeo said U.S. President Donald Trump's focus was on a diplomatic solution to the crisis, but the Central Intelligence Agency was working to provide him with a range of other options should that fail. Han, addressing the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament, said nuclear tests past year had allowed his country to "perfect a national nuclear force" in a transparent manner.
Aside from the army, none of Egypt's security agencies have yet to comment on Anan's detention. A spokesman said in a televised statement that the army had summoned Anan because his announcement was meant to drive a wedge between the armed forces and the Egyptian people.
The operation aims to create a safe zone 20 miles (30km) deep in the YPG stronghold. The YPG is a key ally of the United States in Syria , much to Turkey's fury. Members of the European Parliament on Monday condemned Turkey's ongoing military operation against Kurds in the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin .
The Fifth Circuit affirmed previous year the US Fish and Wildlife Service's right to designate private land as critical habitat for an endangered species (even if the species doesn't now reside on the land). The U.S. government identified the Louisiana land partly owned by Weyerhaeuser , which is based in Washington state, as meeting the criteria for the frog's habitat under the federal Endangered Species Act.
As Tillerson was speaking in Paris, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley put out a statement directly tying the Eastern Ghouta attacks to the Assad regime, calling them, "yet another demonstration of (the regime's) blatant disregard for global law and cruel indifference for the lives of its own people".
Blige for her dignified matriarch in " Mudbound " and Octavia Spencer for her compassionate friend in " The Shape of Water ". Sofia Coppola, "Lost in Translation" (2003 ) • The daughter of Oscar-winning "The Godfather" director Francis Ford Coppola picked up her first nomination for the quiet Japan-set character study, but lost to Peter Jackson for "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King".
Ukip chief Henry Bolton - who is clinging on as leader after losing a confidence vote last night - broke his silence to hit out at the secret strategy. Ms Fairbairn argues that "the day hasn't yet arrived" when the benefits of an independent trade policy would outweigh the barriers to commerce with continental Europe that leaving the customs union would cause.
The deal Schumer won with the GOP hinged on the pledge of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring a bill to the floor of the Senate dealing with DACA , illegal immigrant "Dreamers" and general immigration enforcement matters, if no deal is reached in negotiations by February 8.
All lanes were inundated January 9 when a powerful storm brought down boulders and trees from hillsides in Montecito made bare by last month's wildfires. At least 21 people have been killed in the mud and rock flow. Crews worked around the clock clearing drainage areas, stabilizing embankments and repairing guardrails and signs.
Angela Gui told global broadcaster Radio Sweden that the publisher of political gossip books about China's political elite, was seized on Saturday while traveling with two Swedish diplomats on a train to Beijing. Ministry spokesman Patric Nilsson said that "forceful measures have been taken at a high political level". The New York Times reported that Chinese officials told Swedish diplomats that he was suspected of sharing secret information with them and of meeting them illegally.
On January 20, Banerjee had said on Twitter that she had written to the Prime Minister's Office, asking for the birthdays of Subhash Chandra Bose and Swami Vivekananda to be declared national holidays. If the ruling dispensation can not honour Netaji , then it is best not to keep any expectation from them, she retorted. "There is a version which only a section believes".
The Axios report , in view of three anonymous sources, said Sessions was forcing Wray to flame McCabe, and that one source acquainted with the circumstance said Sessions passed on to White House advise Don McGahn how vexed Wray was about the demand, and that McGahn thusly said it wasn't worth losing Wray over.
Five members of the Russian men's national hockey team, Anton Belov, Alexei Bereglazov, Mikhail Naumenkov, Valery Nichushkin and Sergei Plotnikov, were also deemed ineligible for Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee, the Russian hockey federation said in a statement later on Tuesday.
State police would not confirm that anyone had been killed and could not provide details about the shooter's identity. "Pray for Marshall County High School, I am a student there and we just had a school shooter, multiple students injured, please pray for us." Meanwhile, a soccer coach at the school says all of her players are safe.
The FBI alleged that Griesemer called CNN's headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia , approximately 22 times between 9 January and 10 January, threatening violence against the network's staff and making racist remarks. District Court and was released on a 10,000 dollars bail after an initial hearing. Meet Brandon Griesemer, the 19 year old MI man who I referred to in the post below.
The Special Counsel's Office - however - "is funded with a permanent indefinite appropriation, which is not dependent upon an enacted appropriation", Justice Department spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle told The Washington Times in an email . "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump reportedly told officials form the Kremlin a day later. The Washington political news website Axios reported Monday that Sessions, at Trump's bidding, has most recently pressured Comey's successor Christopher Wray to ...
Senate rules impose a threshold of 60 votes to break a filibuster, and Senate Republicans now hold a slim majority of 51 votes, meaning even if they can unite their members, they need nine more votes to end debate. Sky News US Correspondent Mark Austin said: "It seems to be the Democrats who have blinked here". "I don't think there's a whole lot of daylight between where we are and where the Democrats are", Sanders said at a press briefing.
United Kingdom budget carrier EasyJet is putting its consensus full-year pre-tax profit at £475 million ($662 million) following its acquisition of Air Berlin assets and the launch of a Berlin Tegel operation. "Our customer proposition will continue to drive both passenger growth and loyalty", said easyJet's chief executive. Lower fuel prices mean older planes are now more economical to run.
The current forecast calls for a high of 56 degrees in Allentown, but there is low confidence in this possibility. An isolated thunderstorm or two is possible as the storm moves west to east, according to the National Weather Service . There will be a 40 percent chance of light rain at night. The flood watch range is Tuesday at 7 a.m.to Wednesday at 4 a.m., according to the Weather Service.