German police said the man rammed his vehicle into pedestrians in a crowded plaza in the north-west town of Bottrop, just after midnight on New Year's Eve. "Investigating authorities are now working on the assumption that this was a targeted attack, possibly motivated by the anti-foreigner views of the driver", police said, adding that there were indications the suspect suffered from mental illness.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump acknowledged on Wednesday that Iranian forces have been emboldened in Syria amid widespread concern over his decision to hastily withdraw US troops from the battlefield there. "To be able to leave Syria and make sure ISIS never comes back". The president has long campaigned for the removal of US troops from the Middle East, arguing that there was no benefit for the country to be involved in the many conflicts there.
The visit by Pelosi and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer was their first to the White House since their sharp exchange with Trump in the Oval Office on December 11 during which the president told them he would be "proud to shut down the government for border security".
Representatives for Mr Romney could not be immediately reached for comment on the tweets by Mr Trump or Ms McDaniel. President Trump put the primary bad blood behind him in February and endorsed Romney during his run for a Utah Senate seat.
The girl's father said she was "doing well", according to NBC . BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA - Early yesterday afternoon, during a Rhino Encounter , a hands-on, educational experience with our white rhinos , a young guest entered the rhino yard.
Police could not provide details but confirmed an object had hit the train. Images from the scene showed a freight train with the branding of beer maker Carlsberg. The government agency responsible for Danish railways said on Twitter that no further trains would cross the Storebaelt link on Wednesday, adding it was aiming to allow train crossings to resume Thursday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection told the Associated Press that the tear gas was used to stop rock throwers on the Mexico side of the border. According to the agency, 45 migrants turned back due to CBP's increased presence at the border before another group of migrants started throwing rocks at agents.
By contrast, the latest speech - marking 40 years since a key policy document opened the door for rapprochement between Beijing and Taipei - was largely procedural, even outlining how a future system would respect Taiwanese people's "private assets, religions, beliefs and legitimate rights", as Xi attempted to portray the future unification of China and Taiwan as an inevitability.
The women, both below the age of 50, entered the shrine on the intervening night of 1 and 2 January, which has traditionally been off-limits for women of menstrual age for decades, and offered prayers. TDB officials have been asked to view CCTV footage to verify their claim, he said. It is a fact that the women have entered Sabarimala . Two women enter Sabarimala temple.
In last year's speech Kim warned "the nuclear button is on my office desk all the time", but also offered to send a team to the forthcoming Winter Olympics in the South. "(But) we could be left with no choice but to seek a new way if the USA does not make good on its promises, misjudges our patience, while seeking to force things unilaterally and clinging to sanctions and pressure", he said.
Yucot said residents in landslide- and flood-prone areas in Bicol have been advised to evacuate. More than 60 people died in the typhoon , many buried in landslides in Benguet province north of Manila . As of Tuesday the NDRRMC reported over 45,000 families, or some 191,500 persons, affected by torrential rains in 457 villages of Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol region and Eastern Visayas.
The so-called " Continuing Resolution " funding bill would keep the lights on at DHS only until February 8, 2019, and continue current funding of $1.3 billion for border security. Rather than criticizing the administration's approach to a wall, Kelly insisted that Trump and others were thinking critically about security along the southern border and had consulted with the Customs and Border Protection agents on how best to approach a "border wall" construction project.
Netanyahu's Brazil trip came at a sensitive time for the leader, who is maneuvering to stay in power despite a slew of corruption allegations. In September, Bolsonaro was the target of a failed assassination attempt when he was stabbed at a campaign rally.
He pointed out Democrats voted for similar legislation in both 2006 and 2013, and asked them to do it again and so he can get it done. He followed up with a head-scratcher about "some things" that "NEVER get better and NEVER change", adding, "You have Walls and you have Wheels".
Trump canceled a formal meeting with Putin scheduled for December 1 at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, tweeting "it would be best for all parties" given Russia's seizure days earlier of three Ukrainian naval vessels . "The issue should be addressed to Washington". The past year has been a tough one for Russia, as the countries that see Russia as a competitor for world dominance exert pressure on Moscow , Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated during the interview with the ...
Japanese television showed a grey coloured vehicle that was badly damaged in the front and dozens of police officers at the scene. A man was arrested, with a police spokesman telling AFP news agency he had an "intent to murder". Investigative sources told the Japan Times that the man said he rammed his vehicle into the crowd "in retaliation for an execution". The attack occurred on Takeshita Street, which is a well-known shopping and tourist destination in the Harajuku area, near the ...
Several of the movement's representatives said a seventh straight Saturday of protests will take place across the country this weekend. The French government is cracking down on business chiefs of companies listed in France to make sure they are paying their taxes in France, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said in a newspaper interview on Sunday.
But stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington had an impact on inter-Korean ties, with the South's plan to host Kim in Seoul this year - as agreed at his summit with President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang in September - going unanswered by the North.
North Korea might be "compelled to explore a new path" to defend its sovereignty if the United States "seeks to force something upon us unilaterally. and remains unchanged in its sanctions and pressure", Kim said in his nationally televised address.
Bolsonaro said he wants to increase economic and security bonds between Brazil and Israel. Brazil and Israel have previously had cordial but strained relations. Bolsonaro has indicated he will adopt positions similar to those of President Donald Trump. "We want to be your partners in this effort, we think our cooperation can give both our people tremendous benefits - in the economy, employment, security, agriculture, water, industry, in every domain of human endeavor".
Dan + Shay, Bastille and New Kids On The Block will perform medleys of their hit songs on " Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve ", and singer songwriter Bebe Rexha will perform John Lennon's " Imagine " before the 60-second countdown to the midnight ball drop.
When paramedics arrived, Washington's daughter, Jazmine Barnes , was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting outside of a Walmart in Houston , Texas , that left an 8-year-old girl dead, December 30, 2018.
US President Donald Trump past year had imposed an immigration ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations - Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen . She got a visa after a 17-month legal fight. Her lawsuit against the Trump administration to be allowed to enter the US and see her son became one of the most high-profile immigration cases over the past year.
Trump has yet to comment on Warren's Monday announcement. The video is biographical, but it also signaled the type of populist campaign she intends to run. It also suggested she had become too much of a "divisive figure", an apparent reference to the heavily publicized DNA test. Trump has cast aspersions on Warren's claim to Native American ancestry, referring to her as "Pocahontas".
Trump has been excoriated by opposition Democrats , who oppose his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding, after he blamed them for the deaths of two Guatemalan children in USA custody in a tweet on Saturday. Graham proposed to help two groups of immigrants get approval to continue living in the U.S: about 700,000 young "Dreamers" brought into the US illegally as children and about 400,000 people receiving temporary protected status because they are from countries struggling with ...