by | August 23, 2017 | 13:04

Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Nasarawa State Amirul Hajj , said on Tuesday that the 1,120 pilgrims from the state had arrived in Saudi Arabia and were in good condition. Saudi Arabia closed its border on June 5 to Qatar as part of the diplomatic crisis, but said it would reopen it for pilgrims. The kingdom succeeded during the current Umrah season in hosting more than 6,750 million pilgrims, an increase of more than 400,000 pilgrims, coming from all over the world based on statistics ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 11:23

Gardaí say they are now questioning the driver of the vehicle in order to determine what happened. The other five casualties are described as having "non-serious injuries". Cops say they are also dealing with another traffic incident in Northumberland Road, but the crashes are not related. Drivers are being advised to use alternative routes.

by | August 23, 2017 | 11:24

The 4.0 magnitude quake hit the island, in the Bay of Naples, at 8.57pm on Monday. "Then with a broom handle he banged on the rubble so the rescuers could hear him", he explained. Only Ciro suffered injuries, a minor fracture on his right foot. He said rescuers were maintaining voice contact throughout with the children. Ischia's only hospital was also hit and had to be partially evacuated, with five patients transferred to another medical facility by helicopter.

by | August 23, 2017 | 11:10

Netanyahu and Putin are scheduled to meet Wednesday in the Russian city of Sochi, located on the Black Sea, the Prime Minister's Office announced in a statement Saturday night. With no broad agreement in place, it would easier for Iran, Hizballah, and the Shi'ite militias brought to Syria by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to augment their presence in the country, the officials said.

by | August 23, 2017 | 10:25

While the footage first appeared online in 2016, it was later removed and didn't resurface online until last week, the Middle East Eye reports . It remains unclear whether the boy would be formally charged. Earlier this month police arrested and released a Saudi singer for using the "dab" move in an onstage dance. Abdallah al-Shahani's video went viral while he was performing the dance at a music festival in the city of Taif in southwestern Saudi Arabia.

by | August 23, 2017 | 10:11

North Korea has made rapid progress in its march toward developing a nuclear-tipped ICBM that could target the USA mainland. The comments by Mr Tillerson, the top United States diplomat, were far more conciliatory than previous warnings from Mr Trump, who said earlier this month that further threats from Mr Kim's regime would be met with " fire and fury ".

by | August 23, 2017 | 09:32

Chemlal was accompanied to the court in Madrid by Dris Oukbar, Mohammed Alla and Salh Karib, all of whom were detained in the town of Ripoll, in Girona province, north of Barcelona. Meanwhile, two people were killed and six injured by a knife-wielding assailant in Turku, Finland, police said. Although Spain has largely avoided the Islamist bloodshed that has blighted Europe in recent years, it remains the scene of the continent's deadliest jihadist attack, when bombs ripped through ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 09:31

When council members returned to the chamber after spectators were removed , they voted to cover the statues of General Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, said a city spokeswoman, Paige Rice. Following the Americans' victory for independence there remained pockets of people still loyal to the British, yet you don't see statues peppering the countryside, do you? He personally opposed Confederate monuments.

by | August 23, 2017 | 08:25

He said the bilateral energy policy unveiled by India recently was not in Nepal's interest and "would contribute nothing" to promote the Himalayan country's energy sector. Topping the agenda will be Nepal's stance in the increasingly tense Doklam Plateau standoff between India and China. Kathmandu: Nepal will hold the Provincial and Federal House of Representatives elections on November 26, a government spokesman announced here on Monday.

by | August 23, 2017 | 07:53

Meanwhile, the South Korean and United States militaries on Monday began their first major annual military exercise amid threats from Pyongyang. Defence Secretary James Mattis said the reduction in numbers simply reflects a need for fewer personnel, and hasn't been scaled back in response to tensions with North Korea .

by | August 23, 2017 | 07:47

MOBILE USERS: Download our Tucson News Now app for Apple and Android devices. Mr. Trump has repeatedly clashed with Mr. McCain and Arizona's other us senator, Jeff Flake , whom the president has targeted for defeat in the midterm election next year.

by | August 23, 2017 | 07:32

His next stop is Phoenix for the latest in a series of campaign rallies. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would be willing to shut down the government in order to get the funding needed for his proposed border wall. But after promising to build an impenetrable barrier along the 1,989-mile border, Trump has scaled back his plans. Arizona also illustrates Trump's fraught relationship with his own party.

by | August 23, 2017 | 06:44

Collins is a moderate Republican who has been one of Trump's most consistent GOP critics. Asked about her reaction to Pres. Trump's handling of the racial unrest Charlottesville, Virginia, Sen. 'I'd never taken it before. The Maine senator, who was one of three Republican senators to vote against a GOP-leadership-backed Obamacare repeal measure last month, noted that she wrote in House Speaker Paul Ryan for president previous year.

by | August 23, 2017 | 06:26

A host of Congress leaders including former MPCC (I) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, MPCC (I) president and MLA TN Haokip and Lok Sabha MP Thangso Baite, Francis Ngajokpa, DD Thaisii came rushing to RIMS on hearing the critical conditions of Rishang Keishing and stayed there till the time he breathed his last.

by | August 23, 2017 | 06:20

The chyron stated that it would be an interview about the legacy Heyer would leave behind, though Tur made a decision to ask multiple questions about Donald Trump . "For the sake of our Nation - as our President - please fix this", Graham said. "History is watching us all". But she said "now I will not" talk to the president after a news conference in which Trump equated violence by white supremacists at the rally with violence by those protesting the rally.

by | August 23, 2017 | 06:16

Today, Serbia's Foreign Minister, Ivica Dačić said that Serbia's decision to withdraw its staff from the embassy in Macedonia actually sends a message to Skopje. He was referring to Belgrade recognizing Macedonia under its constitutional name of "the Republic of Macedonia" - while the majority of European Union member-states recognize the country as "the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)".

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:59

No reason was given. Trump dissolved the American Manufacturing Council and the Strategic and Policy Forum on August 16. The council, which was supposed to have representatives from real estate, finance, labor and other sectors, was created to study and make recommendations to the president regarding the funding, support and delivery of infrastructure projects.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:54

So Oates made a decision to put her Jabez's hair into a bun on Monday. Jessica Oates says her son, who has never had a haircut, was sent home due to the school's hair policy. "However, consequences for dress code violations will be enforced". But others agree with the school's policy. And in 2015, a 5th grader from Louisiana was suspended because his hair was longer than the accepted "chin-length".

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:54

Adding these goals onto the joint roadmap is being said to 'simplify container technologies and drive digital transformation for enterprise customers into using hybrid cloud technology. Additionally, SQL Server will be available on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift in the next few months. Support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform , for example, could help break down silos present in heterogeneous environments.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:43

The expensive protection for President Trump and his family is putting a funding crunch on the Secret Service . Alles told NBC News that paying overtime money for about 1,100 agents this year can not be "attributed to the current administration's protection requirements alone, but rather has been an ongoing issue for almost a decade due to an overall increase in operational tempo".

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:29

The sanctions against 10 companies and six individuals are created to disrupt the economic ties that have allowed Pyongyang to continue funding its missile and nuclear program despite strict United Nations sanctions prohibiting it. possession in the western Pacific. Richard Nephew of Columbia University said it appeared the USA government was "exploring what the tolerance is to the use of secondary sanctions".

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:31

Two unnamed USA officials told the Journal that Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin will be relieved of command Wednesday. The decision to dismiss Aucoin was made by Adm. Vice Adm. Aucoin was the admiral who held the first press conference in wake of the USS Fitzgerald collision in June that left seven sailors dead off the coast of Japan.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:28

The report noted that "two member states interdicted shipments destined for Syria", but gave no details on when or where the interceptions occurred or what the shipments contained. Damascus had been ordered to dismantle its chemical stockpiles as part of Russian-brokered 2013 peace pact between Syria and the U.S. During the country's bloody civil war, sarin nerve gas has been used at least twice, while the use of chlorine as a weapon has been widespread.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:13

Federal prosecutors Tuesday tried to quell concern from privacy advocates by amending the government's demand for millions of IP addresses from a Los Angeles-based tech company as part of an investigation into rioters in Washington, D.C., during the January 20 inauguration.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:12

Trump then donned his protective eyewear and joined his family to view the eclipse . Donald Trump has been caught on camera doing the one thing scientists warn against when watching a solar eclipse: staring directly into the sun.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:08

One picture shows Walsh hugging a Black Lives Matter leader. "The Free Speech coalition in Boston " dispersed its rally after thousands of counter-protesters surrounded the bandstand where it was supposed to happen. Among those criticizing Trump is the mother of Heather Heyer - the 32-year-old woman who was killed when a white nationalist plowed a vehicle through a throng of counterprotesters.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:03

Chen Daoyin, a political scientist at Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, said scholars in China self-censor anyway and don't work on politically sensitive topics, such as the June 4, 1989, crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

by | August 23, 2017 | 05:04

The insurrection is now in its eighth year, having claimed the lives of more than 20,000 and forced more than 2 million people to flee their homes, reports Reuters. "There are instances of children being ostracized by their communities and worse". " There is an extraordinary level of tension obviously in these communities and.

by | August 23, 2017 | 04:24

Gaya recorded the highest maximum temperature of 35.2 degrees Celsius, followed by 35 degrees Celsius at Bhagalpur, 34.8 degrees Celsius in Patna and 33 degrees Celsius in Purnea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make an aerial survey of Bihar's flood affected areas on August 26. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), which serves seven districts in West Bengal and five districts in north Bihar besides the seven northeastern states, is working on a war footing to restore railway services, ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 04:24

The survey showed small - but on the radar screen - support for the views of those who marched by torchlight across the University of Virginia campus. The poll also tracked Trump's overall approval rating, which remains historically low. Only 28 percent of women approve of Trump's performance compared to 46 percent of men, according to the poll.

by | August 23, 2017 | 04:14

Colette Luke has more. Police in Chicago say they found a "gruesome scene" in Lathem's tenth-floor apartment where hairdresser Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 26, had been stabbed and slashed to death. According to the prosecutors, Cornell-Duranleau's last words were to his boyfriend. The two accused murderers never followed through on their suicide pact.

by | August 23, 2017 | 04:12

The players were taken to the National Sports Institute to have their injuries assessed as the start of the competition was delayed. "We are relieved to learn that some of the athletes have been cleared to compete by their own team doctor after undergoing a medical examination", said Low in a statement .

by | August 23, 2017 | 03:37

Andrey Saveliev, a prominent director and longtime colleague and friend of Serebrennikov, told CNN that people felt Serebrennikov was targeted because of his "inconvenient and ideologically nonconforming" work. In her turn, representative of the Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko said that Serebrennikov's fault is confirmed by the testimonies of witnesses and financial documents withdrawn during searches .

by | August 23, 2017 | 03:29

Here in Northwest Indiana unemployment rates continued to rise in July, after plummeting this spring. Mercer County once again led the way, at 3.5 percent in July. Overall, Indiana had a seasonally-adjusted July unemployment rate of 3.1 percent, a drop from 4.5 percent one year earlier and a slight increase from 3 percent in June.

by | August 23, 2017 | 03:20

The four were charged with "belonging to a terrorist organisation, terror-related murder and possession of explosives", said a judicial source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Speaking anonymously in line with court rules, she said the testimony would be in Spanish without interpreters. Aallaa, who owned the Audi used in Cambrils, said the vehicle was registered under his name for insurance reasons but that his brother Said, 19, used it.