It wreaked havoc on coastal and townships of Kerala with continuous pounding day in and day out, as most of the stations recorded well over 200 mm rainfall daily. The Chief Minister, reacting immediately to a request from Kerala officials, discussed the details for sending rice with Finance and Civil Supplies Minister Etela Rajender, Chief Secretary SK Joshi and Civil Supplies Commission Akun Sabharwal and instructed that 500 tonnes of rice be sent immediately to Kerala.
Australia's Immigration Minister Peter Dutton . First he came up short in his bid for the leadership against Malcolm Turnbull , then he resigned from the frontbench and his role as Home Affairs Minister. He also said every cabinet minister - including Dutton - supports the PM. Turnbull's position remains in jeopardy despite surviving Dutton's leadership challenge, stoking expectations of further political instability in a country that has seen six different leaders since 2009.
A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday. After filing charges, prosecutors asked a judge on Monday to unseal it - revealing Watts' confession that he had killed his wife and his accusation that she was responsible for the deaths of 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste .
Around 132,600 individuals are listed as separated families. At his historic June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in June, Kim pledged to abandon his country's nuclear programmes if Washington provided security guarantees, but the two sides have since struggled to agree how to reach that goal.
Although Trump's lawyers have little idea what McGahn told investigators, they said Saturday and Sunday that McGahn had helped the president. In a tweet on Sunday (Monday NZT), he contrasted McGahn with John Dean, the White House counsel for Nixon during the Watergate scandal.
A special air quality statement remains in effect for a large swath of B.C., the Foothills of Alberta and parts of northwestern Ontario. The entire province of Manitoba is under somewhat hazy skies and Environment Canada has issued an air quality alert .
The Hajj , which is expected to draw more than two million pilgrims this year, represents a key rite of passage for Muslims and a massive logistical challenge for Saudi authorities - as these stunning images show. For the first time this year, Indian women will be going on Haj without the company of a male relative. "For many Muslims this is the big, the biggest, dream of life, to see Kaaba and pray for yourself and the whole Muslim nation".
Using on-board cameras to find the time of her fall - around 11:30 p.m. local time - the Croatian Coast Guard was able to pinpoint the area where she was most likely to be, some 60 miles off shore. British tourist Kay Longstaff (right) exits Croatias coast guard ship on August 20, 2018, which saved her after falling off a cruise ship near Croatian coast.
KABUL-Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday proposed a conditional three-month cease-fire in the government's US -backed war against the Taliban, seeking to regain political momentum following a string of devastating battlefield losses to security forces at the hands of the insurgents.
Two weeks ago, Trump also admitted the meeting was to get damaging information on then-candidate Clinton, but said it was "totally legal". Giuliani goes on (the video can be seen at the Meet the Press site) to say that Comey claims one thing and Trump another to suggest that " truth isn't truth ".
Entire villages in Kerala have been swept away in the state's worst floods for a century, and emergency responders fear the death toll will rise as they reach areas nearly entirely underwater. A sub-committee comprising additional chief secretary, health, and additional chief secretary, local bodies, will monitor all activities including health care, sanitation, cleanliness and waste management.
Since 1995's landmark O.J. Simpson trial, jury deliberations in controversial acquittals have often themselves become media-driven news cycles. One bench conference would remain sealed, Ellis said , "because I don't want to interfere with any ongoing investigation".
Pointing to the Saudi regime's previous plans to deploy troops to Syria, Houthi said such a shift in Saudi Arabia's policies and contributing to the US-led coalition in Syria is indeed an effort to restore the destroyed morale of Saudi leaders.
Trump said in a tweet early Saturday that Brennan "will go down as easily the WORST" CIA director in history and called him "a loudmouth, partisan, political hack who can not be trusted with the secrets to our country!" It is unclear, the Times notes, whether Trump has fully realized McGahn has taken this approach, which is extremely unusual for a defense attorney.
It is the latest Trump-bashing claim to emerge from the new memoir, Unhinged , by Manigault-Newman, who was sacked from the White House in December for alleged "integrity violations". Manigault Newman has maintained she made the secret recordings to protect herself inside a West Wing ripe with betrayal. Lara Trump is a senior adviser on Trump's re-election campaign.
The company which had the contract for maintenance on the A10 motorway, Autostrade , said it would hold a news conference Saturday afternoon in Genoa . Serie A has postponed AC Milan's meeting with Genoa and Sampdoria's hosting of Fiorentina in the wake of the Morandi bridge collapse. The Mass was offered in an vast pavilion that usually holds part of Genoa's trade fair, one of the city's principal commercial activities.
Ms Hanan, a college student from Kochi , said the money was donated by various people after her struggle to fund her studies and take care of her family was widely shared on the social media. On the direction of the Prime Minister, Shri Kiren Rijiju, MoS (Home) accompanied by the Shri K.J. Alphons, MoS (I/C), and a high-level Central Team visited the flood affected districts of Alappuzha and Kottayam on 21.07.2018, reviewed the flood situation, relief measures and met affected people.
The director of Fiji's Mineral Resources Department, which runs the country's seismology unit, told Reuters on Sunday the natural disaster was widely felt, but there were no reports of damage. Estimated damage has been put at more than five trillion rupiah ($A467 million). Thousands of tourists have left Lombok since the Aug 5 quake, fearing further earthquakes, some on extra flights provided by airlines and others on ferries to the neighbouring island of Bali .
The German chancellor also said she would raise human rights issues and bilateral relations. "Together with German partners we are working on the new natural gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, which will complete the European gas transport system, minimize the transit risks, and secure the growing consumption in Europe", a joint press statement from Putin said ahead of the meeting.
Chris and Shanann Watts filed for bankruptcy in June 2015, according to documents in the court record. In the latest court motions filed Friday, Watts' attorney is asking for DNA samples to be taken from the two girls. Shanann Watts' body was found on the property of a petroleum and natural gas exploration company, authorities said. She wasn't here, the kids weren't here, it was like they were here and then they were gone'.
It is estimated China spent more than $190bn (£149bn) on defence a year ago, with the Pentagon predicting a rise to $240bn (188bn) by 2028. The Pentagon says China's military capacity in space is on the rise too, despite what the report calls a "public stance" from Beijing against the militarization of space.
The Malaysian judge could not rule out the possibility of a "well-planned conspiracy" between the two women and several North Korean operatives still at large, suggesting the accused had a common intention to carry out the killing. Aisyah, 26, will be the first witness to take the stand when proceedings restart. Indonesia's ambassador to Malaysia says he was shocked by a judge's ruling that evidence presented so far warranted continuing the murder trial of an Indonesian suspect in the ...
All of the flight's 157 passengers and eight crew were safely evacuated. Think your friends would be interested? A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in the Philippines capital of Manila shortly before midnight on Thursday, but there were no casualties.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but Jawad Ghawari, a member of the city's Shiite clerical council, blamed IS, which has carried similar attacks on Shiites in the past, hitting mosques, schools and cultural centers.
He said if jurors' names were exposed they would be threatened as well, and for their "peace and safety", he would not release their names. "I have no reason to believe that if those names are unsealed there won't be threats against them", Ellis said of the jurors, who do not have protection by U.S.