Esper called on the Turks to halt their operation, but he told reporters that he has no indication they are willing to do so. Plumes of black smoke billowed Friday from the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad as Turkey continued bombarding the area in an offensive that was progressing "successfully as planned", the Turkish Defense Ministry said.
Her testimony is part of an impeachment inquiry against the USA president. In a 10-page statement obtained by The New York Times and The Washington Post , Yovanovitch defended her tenure and decried the "concerted campaign" to recall her from Ukraine , which she said is tied directly to President Donald Trump .
News that an invasive air-breathing fish has been found in Georgia waters has prompted North Carolina officials to warn it could show up here, too, and they're offering tips to identify it. Anyone who catches a Northern Snakehead is urged to immediately kill it and report the finding to Wildlife officials. The fish species can also burrow into mud, extending the time it can stay our of water.
The company apologized for the outage in a tweet, said it was working to fix the problem, and urged clients in another post to sign up for alerts via text message. The region's utility company, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), has warned the shutdown could last several days. In California's wildfire season, the threat of fierce wind gusts and arid weather increase the chances of trees being toppled and falling into power lines - or those lines being blown into dry vegetation, ...
Indonesia , which is the world's biggest Muslim-majority country, is grappling with a resurgence in militancy and hundreds have detained under tighter new anti-terrorism laws since the beginning of 2019. According to Indonesian national police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo confirmed, an officer, who tried to subdue the suspect, had been injured. Officers wrestled the suspect to the ground and an image supplied by police showed the suspect, who was wearing a black shirt and light pants, with his ...
Biden's campaign responded to Trump's comment with a tweet of their own from the former vice president's account. "In Hong Kong, protesters are increasingly being met with violent oppression as they demand the democratic rights they were promised, they were guaranteed, by us and the rest of the world", Biden said.
Democrats are still pushing for the president's impeachment as public opinion for the inquiry tilts in support of beginning the formal proceedings. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), and Scott Perry (R-PA) went straight to the White House after defending Trump's honor at a press conference (during which Gaetz accused House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) of being a " malicious Captain Kangaroo ").
That said, nothing the court does or declines to do affects Congress's responsibility. The Harris case, from MI and the 6th Circuit, involves a funeral director, Aimee Stephens , who worked for years identifying as a man because that was the gender assigned to her on her birth certificate.
The animal smashed the glass window and hurt a woman waiting for her appointment at Be.You.Tiful Hair Salon in Lake Ronkonkoma , CBS New York reports. "My mouth dropped. I just can't believe this happened especially on a busy road". The woman hit by the wayward deer was taken to a nearby hospital for head and leg pain.
The so-called Castle Doctrine, which is similar to "Stand Your Ground" laws in other states, allows such force to be used "in the protection of a home, vehicle or other property if someone attempts to forcibly enter or remove an individual from the premises", according to the Texas Penal Code.
If confirmed, the assault would signify one of the crucial vital victories for the Iranian-aligned rebels, often known as Houthis , within the practically five-year civil battle gripping the Center East's poorest nation. Iran denies being responsible and has warned any retaliatory attack targeting it will result in an "all-out war". The Sunni Muslim coalition, which receives arms and intelligence from Western countries, intervened in Yemen in March 2015 after the Houthis ousted the ...
Pyeongyang's Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui issued a statement just about an hour ago. saying North and the USA will hold working-level negotiations this Saturday. It instead lashed out at the US and South Korea and continued to test short-range ballistic missiles. Kim and Trump have held three meetings so far.
He was going to come to NY. The president's adviser charged the individual, who The New York Times reported was on detail to the White House from the Central Intelligence Agency, is part of a group of unelected bureaucrats trying to take down Mr.
In his 20-minute speech, Modi also called for new focus on multilateralism, and on the United Nations , saying that in view of the changes that are happening around the globe, "a disunited world is not in anyone's benefit". The BJP is planning for a grand welcome of PM Narendra Modi, who will return to India on Saturday (today) after concluding an "extremely productive" week-long United States visit.
Baird in Milwaukee. "As long as the agreement is implemented faithfully, Section 232 will not be applied". Trump has sought to pressure China into reducing trade barriers by increasing U.S. Investors focused on a whistleblower report that said Trump abused his office in trying to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 US election for his political benefit, and that the White House tried to "lock down" evidence about that conduct.
Muslim-majority Kashmir has always been a flashpoint between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, which have fought two of their three wars over the divided territory. Khan continued his vile narrative against India over New Delhi's move to revoke Article 370 and also flouted the time limit set for the address of world leaders.
There is also Tropical Storm Jerry , which is forecast to pass near Bermuda early Wednesday, according to the NHC . Tropical Storm Karen is about 240 miles north-northeast of San Juan. The forecast position at day five (Sunday) is roughly 800 miles to the east of Florida. The storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall, flash floods and mudslides to the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury announced new Iran-related sanctions on five Chinese individuals and six entities it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washington's curbs on Tehran . "President Trump asked me that if we could de-escalate the situation and maybe come up with another deal". "We must create mutual trust", Rouhani said.
The police force partner of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger acknowledged that they had a sexual relationship and exchanged sexually explicit text messages and photos with her the day she shot Botham Jean . Throughout the five minute phone call, Guyger cursed, cried and urged Jean to stay alive. Guyger's defense had pushed for a change of venue, arguing in court last week that media coverage had been so intense their defendant could not get a fair trial, but Kemp denied that ...
The dog ended up running under a double barbed wire pen belonging to Casper the camel. "I bit his balls to get him off of me, I bit his testicles to get him off of me", the woman told police, Iberville Parish Deputy Louis Hamilton Jr. Hamilton blamed the woman and her husband for irking Caspar enough that he made a decision to take a seat atop the woman. "They was pushing Caspar and stuff", she said.
How dare you? You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words , and yet, I'm one of the lucky ones. Those countries are France, Germany, Brazil, Argentina and Turkey; they are accused of not curbing emissions and promoting fossil fuels, despite being well aware of the risks of climate change .
But there has been a flurry of recent disclosures related to Trump and top advisers on Ukraine that are drawing scrutiny. Asked whether he'd discussed Biden with Ukraine's Zelensky during a phone call in late July, Trump said it "doesn't matter what I discussed", but insisted that someone should look into Biden.
Official results have not been announced, but Israeli media have reported that Blue and White has 33 parliamentary seats and Likud 31 out of 120 with 97 percent of the votes counted. "Britain has seen several changes of leadership in recent years and new Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now losing important parliamentary votes as members of his own party don't support him".
A U.S. court on Thursday issued summons against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for committing human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. Gabbard, who converted to Hinduism early in her life and has become the first-ever Hindu to be running for the presidency in the United States, is highly popular among Indian-Americans.
On the previous day, Joshua Wong attended a congressional hearing in Washington , to give testimony on a review of developments of the political crisis in Hong Kong, reports VOA . CHINA'S FOREIGN MINISTRY SPOKESMAN GENG SHUANG, on the proposed United States support for pro-democracy protesters. Hong Kong returned to China in 1997 under a " one country, two systems " formulation that guarantees freedoms now not enjoyed on the mainland, including an impartial acceptable plot.