The Iraqi federal police has recaptured three villages in the west of Tel Afar from the Islamic State terror organisation as an offensive that was launched on Sunday began to deliver results. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are surrounding the city in the north, while Iraqi government troops and Shi'ite volunteers surround it in the south. Ms Grande said more than 30,000 people had already fled the district, and the United Nations was preparing for the arrival of thousands more in the coming days ...
Marseille's prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux said that investigators had no "element pointing to a terrorist attack" and that the driver was believed to suffer from "psychiatric" problems. Police in the city told people to avoid the Old Port area and the Boulevard Charles Livon. A motive was not immediately known. The Marseille vehicle smash comes just days after ISIS-linked terrorists ploughed into dozens of pedestrians on Barcelona's Las Ramblas boulevard - killing 13 and injuring around 130.
The announcement came while the U.S. Embassy in Russia suspended issuing non-immigrant visas to Russian citizens. He is seen as a hardliner towards the U.S. Antonov, 62, has held various positions in the Russian Foreign Ministry and Russian diplomatic missions overseas since 1978. Antonov still technically is a general in the Russian Army, holding the equivalent of the USA military's five-star rank, but has worked in Putin's government for the past six years.
The suspected shooter was killed by a probation officer who returned fire. We'll refresh this story as new points of interest end up noticeably accessible. Bruzzese had likely arrived early to review his usual Monday morning batch of legal motions, Corabi said. The suspect's body could be seen lying next to a vehicle at a neighboring bank drive-thru.
The mother of a 32-year-old woman who was killed in the racist violence in Virginia has said she will not speak to US President Donald Trump despite having received a number of calls from the White House. And the president remained on the receiving end of bipartisan criticism for his handling of the aftermath of the Charlottesville clashes. The issue is reminiscent of South Carolina's decision to remove the Confederate battle flag from statehouse grounds in 2015 after a ...
Alles said he is in discussions with lawmakers to increase the pay caps for agents from $160,000 to $187,000-a move supported by Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings , who first brought the issue to light previous year. "We can not expect the Secret Service to be able to recruit and keep the best of the best if they are not being paid for these increases (in overtime hours)", said Jennifer Werner , a spokesperson for Rep.
The permanent deal, which is subject to global clearance, brings an end to Nasri's six-year stay at the Etihad Stadium. The 30-year-old played last season on loan at Spanish club Sevilla , helping them to finish fourth in the La Liga table.
The computer simulation-based drills are held annually to prepare the allies against a possible North Korean attack, but Pyongyang denounces them as a rehearsal for an invasion of the North. Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that appeared to bring much of the U.S. within range. But some analysts suggested it could be another step towards de-escalating tensions that skyrocketed as North Korea and US President Donald Trump lobbed threats at each ...
For the second straight year the Alabama Crimson Tide will enter the college football season as the No.1 team in the AP poll. Alabama is no stranger to the top spot in preseason polls. Oklahoma was the preseason pick to win the Big 12 Conference by the media and boasts five players on the 2017 Preseason All-Big 12 Team. Ohio State checked in at No.
However, the airline is yet to be granted permission to land in Doha, explained Saudi Arabia Airlines Director-General Saleh Al Jasser. Saudi Arabia last month said Qatari pilgrims would be allowed to enter the kingdom for Hajj this year but imposed several travel restrictions, including flying in only on airlines approved by Riyadh.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said the USA demarche looked like an attempt to provoke ill-feeling among ordinary Russians against the authorities. The move comes just weeks after the Kremlin ordered the USA diplomatic mission in Russian Federation to reduce its staff to a maximum of 455 by September 1.
The Jaguar D-Type which won at Le Mans in 1955 was previously the most expensive British auto sold publicly - selling for $21.78 million previous year. The auto debuted at the 1956 race when Tony Brooks and Reg Parnell drove for 22 hours before suffering an engine bearing failure. Its only win came at the hands of Sir Stirling Moss and Jack Fairman at the 1959 Nürburgring 1000km.
As a result, the ghost or the evil spirit has to fulfill her - it's nearly always a female ghost - unfulfilled desire before the inevitable happy ending for other characters. The way she acted in the movie is very impressive and appreciable. What happens next in Sri Lakshmi Nilayam forms the Rest of the story. The film's second half is the soul of Anando Brahma and it's here that the film reveals all its best written scenarios, dialogues, and even an emotional backstory which ties up ...
The warning comes a day ahead of the start of the joint USA and South Korean Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military exercises, amid escalating tensions between the countries. Turnbull said Australia called on all countries to "redouble their efforts, including through implementation of agreed United Nations security council resolutions, to bring North Korea to its senses and end its reckless and unsafe threats to the peace of our region and the world".
AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam on Monday took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu during a ceremony at the Raj Bhawan here. He was accused of bribing Election Commission officials in a bid to influence them into awarding him the party's two leaves symbol.
The employee added that the plane was usually housed at the San Carlos Airport. A small plane flying from the Bay Area to a popular OR solar eclipse destination crashed Saturday afternoon killing the pilot and passenger, according to emergency responders and media reports.
The tip, which had been forwarded to the SUPO, "contained no information about any threat of an attack". An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker was arrested after police shot him in the leg. She said six of the eight injured were women. Asked for his thoughts yesterday - two days after the attack - Mr Zubier told Finnish news outlet Iltalehti: "Sadness that I couldn't save her life, sadness about the dark in the world right now, that is my thoughts, for all of those who were injured, the ...
The path of totality stretches from Lincoln Beach, Ore., to Charleston, S.C. In this swath, the moon will completely cover the sun. All rights reserved. Later Tuesday night into pre-dawn Wednesday most of the showers and storms will be located across southeastern OK moving away from northeastern OK.
On Thursday, the USA rights group in San Francisco criticized some online technology aggregates for removing neo-Nazi site #The Daily Stormer from their services and software. At its most basic, Due Process means that you should be able to know the rules a system will follow if you participate in that system. Let me be clear: this was an arbitrary decision .
With almost one-third of Bangladesh hit by monsoon floods, which have killed about 120 people since mid-July, authorities said on Saturday that an estimated 5 million people in more than 28 northern and central districts are the worst affected.