More than 1,500 civilians were killed in the offensive, which culminated in allegations of a chemical weapons attack on the town of Douma, with reports that more than 40 people were killed. Insurgents in one other enclave close by - Jap Qalamoun - stated that they had additionally agreed to withdraw. After fully retaking the Eastern Ghouta region on the edge of the capital, the Syrian regime has turned its attention to other areas across the country that still escape its control.
Shaheen said Pompeo's previous roles "are fundamentally different from that of secretary of state, who represents American values around the world". Pompeo had more meetings in Congress Wednesday, including one with Sen. "I am leaning against, but I will tell you I'm really trying to think this through and make a thoughtful judgment", Coons said in an interview with CNN.
The duo shined as showstopper wearing one of the best Manish Malhotra designs. While a lot is being said about Deepika's dreamy lehenga choli and how she looked so chic and stylish, we want to bring your attention to Ranbir. Shabana Azmi and Naresh Goyal's daughter Namrata who heads the Mizwan welfare society was present to grace the show. Now, Deepika and Ranbir are back, not in the film but in a 2018 Mijwan Fashion Show.
This need to meet the proposed timetable apparently gives the position to someone who critics argue doesn't have the authority or the backing of NASA at all. "Putting the wrong person in as NASA administrator would be vastly more damaging than having a well-qualified leader and space professional running the agency", Nelson said.
Commerce Department. The Commerce Department's action follows a March 23, 2017 settlement agreement related to ZTE activities in violation of USA law regarding Iran and North Korea. The talks underscore China's concern about its reliance on imported chips from global names such as Qualcomm Inc and Intel Corp, aggravated by a worsening dispute with the United States centred on cutting-edge tech.
Of the 14.5 million Jews worldwide, over 6.5 million Jews live in Israel today. "And I'm very fortunate that I made it". "After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike", he wrote in his latest New York Times op-ed.
Fellow countryman Mido did concede that he was unsure when Salah returned to the English top-flight last summer for £39million following his disappointing spell at Chelsea . Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah is reportedly one of the players Neymar would like to see sign. "The way we play is very good, and you can see the fans are very happy and I feel very good about that, I feel they want me to win something".
Observers have questioned whether Diaz-Canel will be up to the challenge to continue the social and economic reforms initiated during his predecessor's tenure, particularly without the clout of the Castro name. Castro said he foresees the white-haired electronics engineer serving two five-year terms as leader of the Cuban government, and taking the helm of the Communist Party, the country's ultimate authority, when Castro leaves the powerful position in 2021.
Surprisingly, this time MI didn't retain Simmons, but went for Evin Lewis . Kohli's feelings are understandable after Bangalore succumbed to their third defeat in four matches and slip to the seventh position in the eight-team IPL 2018 leaderboard.
The US is also preparing new sanctions against Syria's ally Russian Federation. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Syria and Russian Federation - whose forces now control the town east of Damascus - are trying to cover up evidence.
The source noted: "It was the first time we attacked live Iranian targets-both facilities and people". Their few attacks through the Syrian civil war have typically targeted the IRGC and its militias, including Lebanon's Hezbollah, Iraq's 'Assa'eb Ahl Al-Haqq, the Afghan Fatemiyyoun, and others, but if this continues it may well help bring down the Syrian and the Iranian Regimes.
Shah, who was addressing a meeting of the BJP's Shakti Kendra workers at Bengaluru , said the Congress had "committed the sin of linking the great Hindu culture with terrorism", and should apologise. The terror of note ban has gripped the country again as the cash in various banks has gone dry, Rahul Gandhi alleged and used the hashtag "CashCrunch" with his tweet in Hindi.
In some of these states, India has no diplomatic presence, and forging relations with these countries could help India secure crucial votes during United Nations or multilateral contests it is involved in, said Rahul Roy Chaudhury, head of the South Asia programme at think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
BOSTON The Celtics relied on a balanced scoring attack and excellent defense to repel Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks 120-106 on Tuesday night before a sell-out crowd at the TD Garden. Khris Middleton (25 points) made shots, and Malcolm Brogdon chipped in 10 points before inexplicably disappearing from the rotation in the fourth quarter.
Her prison sentence includes a non-parole period of four years and nine months in prison, after which she will likely be deported to Canada . She blamed her actions on a desire to take selfies "in exotic locations and post them on Instagram to receive likes and attention".
Her work as an educator carried over into public life. Bush's widower, former President George H.W. Bush. The former first lady's visits to Tulsa date back to at least the late 1970s, and include three times in just a five-year period in the 1990s.
Castro is leaving after serving two five-year terms. Cuba's then-First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel stands in line before casting his vote during an election of candidates for the national and provincial assemblies, in Santa Clara, Cuba, March 11, 2018.
An island-wide power outage has struck Puerto Rico as the USA territory's electric grid struggles to recover after the devastation from Hurricane Maria a year ago. "We are working in areas that are quite crowded with high voltage lines", he said. "It is a metaphor for what is happening, how resilient we've had to be and how things will get done", Cruz said.
I don't want to tell anybody about this. USA Gymnastics officials have condemned Nassar's actions and insisted that the organization "has and will continue to take specific and concrete steps to promote athlete safety and prevent future abuse by adopting and vigorously enforcing the USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Policy, which requires mandatory reporting, defines six types of misconduct, sets standards to prohibit grooming behavior and prevent inappropriate interaction and establishes ...
Russia has rejected allegations from the United States and Britain that Russian-backed hackers are escalating cyberattacks on American and British companies, government operations and infrastructure. They did not identify any victims or provide details on the impact of the attacks. USA officials said this year that Russian military hackers compromised routers in South Korea in January and deployed new malware when the Olympics began in February.
The company has requested users to report any issues specific to the Site Isolation trial to help fix it before the feature is launched broadly. The autoplay is only allowed only when the media doesn't play sound, after the user clicks or taps on the site, or on desktop if the user has previously shown an interest in media on the site, according to Google.
The American Lung Association says this year's report showed ozone levels increased in most USA cities , in large part to unusually warm temperatures. Days of unhealthy air that plagued the Fresno area at the end of December also were not represented. The report also took into account those exposed to the burning of solid fuels in their homes , typically used for cooking or heating their home, resulting in indoor air pollution.
The chance of precipitation is 60 percent with little or no snow accumulation expected. The best chance for snow will be a few hours before dawn, and mostly in the hills. The snow should clear out by midnight and then clouds will clear out before the morning and much better days are ahead. In total, three to six inches of snow are expected for Linn, Buchanan, Delaware and Benton counties, and gusting winds could sharply decrease visibility at times.
In his first speech to the European parliament , Macron urged the EU to renew its commitment to democracy, and called for the defence of a European liberal democracy that offered protection of the rights of its minorities. In a thinly veiled reference to Russia, Macron said the European Union was battling against "authoritarian powers. with a clear strategy to call into question the multilateral system".
The agreement puts agricultural exporters in the agreement at an advantage over their American counterparts, and the Australian Minister says, "I think that's one of the reasons why the United States is taking a second look at possibly re-joining the TPP".