A total of 28 people were taken to seven different hospitals in the area after they were discovered in the truck, 20 of them in critical to very critical condition. Richard Durbin Jr, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas , said the trailer occupants were victims of "ruthless human smugglers ". Authorities said the truck didn't have a working air conditioning system despite the blistering summer heat.
Wednesday's ruling comes amid increased tensions between the European Union and Israel over the former's criticism of settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. After winning parliamentary elections in 2006, Hamas ousted its Fatah rivals from Gaza the following year and has since fought several conflicts with Israel.
Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe said the Cabinet approved the agreement, which is to be signed by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and the state-run China Merchants Port Holding Co. China has been building ports in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and smaller island nations in what military officials call a "String of Pearls" in the Indian Ocean, or a network of friendly ports where its warships can refuel.
Following which, he complained to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Twitter. The incident took place onboard the Poorva Express when a passenger found the reptile covered with rice after taking a few bites from the vegetarian biryani he had ordered, much to his disgust.
The interview was published on the same day on which the Central Committee made a decision to discuss the demand of West Bengal unit on Yechuri's RS candidature. Though Manik Sarkar was not fully against allowing Yechury to contest, he was dead against taking Congress support. Bengal comrades have backed Yechury for another term to ensure representation from the state.
Crews in boats rescued almost 800 people from the floods, some of whom were pregnant women, in six districts in Gujarat state, according to government official Ranvijay Singh. Air Force helicopters have removed 450 people from flooded areas in Rajasthan, while both the army and air force are helping rescue efforts in Gujarat.
The attack was said to be carried out by the Islamic group ISIS. "We have talked to all countries that could have helped in tracing those missing Indians", she said. The opposition parties have accused Swaraj of misleading the relatives of all 39 Indians, demanding "credible, accurate information and strong steps to bring them back".
Delhi High Court on Wednesday instructed Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal to use a dignified language while cross-examining Union Minister Arun Jaitley, in the ongoing defamation case filed by the latter. In his affidavit on Tuesday, Kejriwal also asked Jethmalani to deny that he had authorised the use of "objectionable word" against Jaitley, according to NDTV.
Unknown miscreants vandalised the Rezang La War Memorial here on Tuesday, a day before the 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Divas. The war was triggered when Pakistani troops trespassed into the Kargil area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir .
There is also evidence of "financial schemes that extend beyond the Capitol Police's purview and may expand to Pakistan", according to The Daily Caller . "This is clearly a right-wing media-driven prosecution by a United States Attorney's Office that wants to prosecute people for working while Muslim", Chris Gowen, Awan's attorney, said in an email declaring his client's innocence.
The subject of pardons is one of many topics that appears to be occupying the president's mind. He and his father have downplayed it as politics as usual, saying they believe most people would have taken the meeting to learn about damaging information on an opponent.
The opposition has called a strike of 48 hours and to a blocking of the streets on Wednesday and Thursday, a motion supported by the main union confederations. The government plans to deploy more than 230,000 soldiers to maintain stability on Sunday. More regional pressure is needed - and quickly - if further violent disorder is to be averted.
Israel then takes the highly unusual decision to shut down the compound, meaning Muslim worshippers can not attend Friday prayers there the same day, triggering anger from Muslims and Jordan, the holy site's custodian. On July 20, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joins the Palestinian leadership in urging Israel to remove the metal detectors. Israel is blamed by the worldwide community for the current deadlock of the peace process because of its settlement expansion policy, which ...
Ahead of Mother's Day weekend, the Texas House's self-labeled Freedom Caucus killed two bills aimed at helping the state curb its alarming rise in mothers dying less than a year after childbirth, along with more than 100 other measures. Austin Democratic State Rep. Donna Howard, in a commentary in the Austin American-Statesman July 19, said the state lawmakers pressuring local governments over property tax increases are the cause of the problem, because they shirk paying the state's fair ...
McCain wrapped up his speech by saying that he has "every intention" of returning to the Senate after treating his tumor, warning that his return will give " many of you cause to regret all the nice things you said about me". "I will not vote for this bill as it is today". John McCain (R-Ariz.) was a hero as the latter prepared to return to work following a brain cancer diagnosis .
Walker noted that the supply of Washington's weapons to the Ukrainian military may change the approach of Moscow and added that he believes such a move is provocative. France, Germany and Russia have mediated talks between Ukraine and Russian-aligned rebels who have been fighting since April 2014 in a conflict that has taken 10,000 lives.
Proposed measures include fines for foreign companies that aid Moscow in building energy export pipelines such as the the Nord Stream 2, a €9.5bn (£85bn) project to carry Russian gas across the Baltic and into north Europe . His refusal to do so would be likely to trigger political backlash in Washington , given the ongoing FBI and congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials.
He started by introducing himself, even though everyone assembled surely knew who he was, and reflected on how working in the White House has been the "honor and the privilege of a lifetime". "There was one more possible contact that I will note", Kushner said. "People at my NY office were helping me find the information, organize it, review it and put it into the electronic form".
Sources with knowledge of the investigation say that developing a potential case against Mr Manafort could be key to getting him to cooperate in the probe into whether there was collusion between the campaign and Russian sources, according to Reuters.
Speaking specifically about Obamacare repeal, McCain said that Republicans, by working behind closed doors on health care, have only made the law more popular. Republican senators are still strongly divided over which versions of a bill they will support . It was a odd aside, coming as it did moments after he helped Senate Republicans keep a secretive effort alive to repeal health care coverage .