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by | September 28, 2017 | 00:20

But Tuesday, King Salman decreed that effective next June, women will gain at least one privilege that has traditionally been reserved strictly for men: the ability to get a driver's license. This article has been adapted from its original source . "Likewise, we mustn't lose sight of the fact that Saudi Arabia has recently arrested a whole new set of human rights activists and peaceful critics".

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:20

Whether it's UNESCO, the UN Security Council, the UN Human Rights Council or Interpol - when it comes to the Palestinians' aspiration for statehood, Israel stands no chance. To join the world's second-largest organization after the United Nations, the Palestinians needed two-thirds of all votes cast - they received three-quarters.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:17

Now far more players kneel during the anthem or refuse to come on the field to salute the flag - and a wide range of news and sports commentators explicitly take their side. The Arizona Cardinals had their own symbol of unity after a weekend of protests in the NFL , gathering along the goal line arm-in-arm during the national anthem .

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:09

Mkhitaryan has been a key figure in United's impressive early season form, scoring once and racking up five assists throughout a series of consistent displays, with a number of those assists coming later in matches . Goncharenko said post-match after the Moscow Derby that Fernandes could be up for selection if he recovers quick enough by Wendesday night, also stating that his medical team are doing all they can to make this happen.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:10

Strange , Alabama's attorney general from 2011 to 2017, was appointed to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Moore is heavily favored in the race against the Democratic nominee Doug Jones , a former U.S.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:08

The agreement between Siemens (SIEGn.DE) and Alstom (ALSO.PA) to merge their rail businesses includes guarantees not to shut plants or enforce compulsory redundancies for four years from closing of the deal, German trade union IG Metall said.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:35

The commander refused to speculate whether that was an accident or suicide, ruling out "foul play". Dagoy said that the window added that the deceased officer had complained of work-related pressures. Aquino said that the unit has been investigating the shooting. "The Palace welcomes the findings of the Pew Research Center showing that 86 percent of Filipinos have favorable view of PRRD, 78 percent of Filipinos approving of PRRD's handling of illegal drugs issue, and 62 percent of ...

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:29

Between overs five and nine, Rohit struck three each of boundaries and sixes while Rahane joined the act with three boundaries in the 10th over as India completed the powerplay with a score of 68 for naught. That time (in Chennai) I thought that Zampa was bowling and I knew that I could hit a six off him anytime I wanted to. "So whatever you say, if you say Pakistan changed my game, then so be it I have no problem", he added.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:28

North Korea has continued to carry out nuclear and ballistic missile tests in recent weeks, in defiance of successive rounds of United Nations sanctions. In a Saturday tweet, Trump warned that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his regime "won't be around much longer". A key part of the U.S. military's "tip of the spear", US B-1 bombers have been seen regularly over the Korean Peninsula in recent months amid escalating tensions with Pyongyang - running regular training flights with ...

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:25

Highs will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. TUESDAY - Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers & thunderstorms with a 40% chance of rain fall. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 89. THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures develop, with a low of 52 degrees.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:27

Gandhi's column asking the government to consider granting refugee status to the Rohingya refugee has not gone down well with the ruling BJP government . The Centre had in its affidavit on Rohingyas said, "In light of what is stated hereinabove, as the subject matter of the petition is not justiciable, as the fundamental rights of Indian citizens would be adversely effected, as there is serious national security threat or concern and when a just and fair procedure prescribed by law exists for ...

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:23

Gauland promised his party would provide staunch opposition to the new government, likely led by Chancellor Angela Merkel , adding: "We will hunt them. The far-right party capitalised on a nationalist backlash against Merkel's welcome for nearly 900,000 migrants and refugees in 2015, making it the focus of its party platform, the BBC says.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:24

Under the U.N. Charter, Ri said , North Korea has the right to self-defense and "every right" to take countermeasures, "including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers even when they're not yet inside the airspace border of our country".

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:21

During the last gubernatorial election, Gov. Terry McAuliffe won Northern Virginia by 22-points over Republican Ken Cuccinelli but lost the western region of the state by 21 points. In a generic test ballot, the Democratic candidate leads the Republican 47 percent to 40 percent, according to the survey . Twenty percent of voters said education and 12 percent said taxes or health care was the most important issue to them.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:14

In Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at the event that Iran will continue its missile capabilities and defense programs heedless of western pressures. "Iranian weapons are for defending the country and regional nations from attacks of big powers and terrorists", he said. Iran has unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the president vowed to press ahead with its missile programme in defiance of USA demands.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:15

He said that by 2024 "we need a Europe that is simpler, more transparent and less bureaucratic. simple, efficient protective, the single market should become a space for convergence rather than competition". Mr Macron argued that a European defence strategy must be defined by the early 2020s, and proposed a European military intervention force, a shared defense budget, and a pan-European intelligence "academy" to centralise efforts to prevent terrorism.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:13

On Sunday, Lopez - the Bronx-born daughter of Puerto Rican parents - joined NY governor Andrew Cuomo to announce she would be donating $1 million from the proceeds of her Las Vegas show to support hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:10

Afternoon temperatures will be at or above normal today . However, for any of you trying to make weekend plans, as of now, expect scattered rain showers and temperatures in the 50's for the weekend. Friday will be the warmest day, with highs in the 70s and even a few low 80s. North winds will gust to around 15 miles per hour in the morning. After highs near 90° Sunday , highs will stay in the 80s Monday through Thursday .

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:09

He left NY for London on Thursday. Buhari left Nigeria for NY on September 17. The president's arrival on Monday evening led to a temporary blockage of the airport road, used by thousands of motorists who live in the Nigerian capital. The president, in a message by his media aid, Femi Adesina on Monday, September 25, felicitated with the German chancellor's party for producing leadership for the country for over 12 years.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:05

The appellate court's order essentially undoes Hernandez's signature policy, which was put in place one month after she took office in January. Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez has been in Republican cross hairs since she announced earlier this year that her jail would only comply with detainers on a very limited basis.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:08

On Monday, the North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speaking to reporters in NY said Pyongyang has every right to take countermeasures against USA aggression, including shooting down warplanes, even if they are not in North Korean airspace.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:02

He said he told the boy to grab his hand. He posted the photos Saturday to his Hatt Photography page on Facebook, where his post received 1,700 likes and had been shared more than 500 times as of Monday afternoon. Mrs Cook told CTV News that she expected nothing less from her husband and says his selfless actions is one of the reasons she fell in love with him.

by | September 27, 2017 | 01:00

By highlighting the possibility of a potential military clash on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea may be trying to create a distraction as it works behind the scenes to advance its nuclear weapons development, said Du Hyeogn Cha, a visiting scholar at Seoul's Asan Institute for Policy Studies.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:56

I'm so sad. What a wonderful lady. "She was an inspiration of how to be in life and I'm going to miss her". We are a big family . LDave Kendall/PA Wire File photo dated 23/09/97 of Jack (left) and Vera Duckworth (Bill Tarmey and Liz Dawn ) meet up with Street veteran Ray Langton (actor Neville Buswell) in the gambling capital of the World, Las Vegas.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:55

The province already had the most "severe" rules regulating the ride-hailing company in Canada, Uber's Quebec general manager Jean-Nicolas Guillemette said . Uber has chose to pull out of Canada's Quebec province due to tough new regulations announced last week. "They should look to see how they can meet our standard".

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:53

He said the flames cleared much of the fuel that endangered homes, but that fire fighters will be fighting the blaze amid a 90-degree heat, gusty wind and dry air. Evacuations remained in effect overnight on the south side of Green River Road, from the 91 Freeway to Trudy Way, it said. Four schools in the Corona Norco Unified School District to cancel classes Tuesday due to road closures and active evacuations: Coronita Elementary, John Adams Elementary, Cesar Chavez Academy and Prado View ...

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:54

Trump's threat last week to totally destroy North Korea , a country of 26 million people, if it threatened the United States or its allies led to an unprecedented direct statement by Kim in which he called Trump a "mentally deranged USA dotard" and said he would tame the U.S.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:44

Recently, R Shankar Raman, chief financial officer (CFO) of Larsen and Toubro (L&T ), opined that the government's preparedness for rolling out tax reforms was nowhere close to what was claimed and this found reflection in the slipping GDP growth numbers.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:41

Meanwhile US President Donald Trump today accused North Korea of brutally abusing Otto, saying the young man had been "tortured beyond belief". Fred and Cindy Warmbier told Fox News on Tuesday that they heard a "howling" sound when they walked up the steps of the private medical plane carrying their son after it landed Cincinnati, Ohio back on June 13.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:39

Nearly 75,000 have been forced to flee the area surrounding Mount Agung as it nears a colossal eruption . Mount Agung, an active volcano in north-east Bali , is showing increased seismic activity as travellers and local people prepare for a possible eruption .

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:40

Olya Leptoukh, Communications Manager at Dyson , said the company has invested billions of pounds into motors, batteries and other core technologies since 1990. Dyson said his ambition to go it alone was driven by the vehicle industry's dismissal of an idea he had of applying his cyclonic technology that revolutionised vacuum cleaners to handle diesel emissions in auto exhaust systems in the 1990s.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:37

The three senators announced the SUCCEED Act (Solution for Undocumented Children through Careers Employment Education and Defending our nation), which they called a "fair and compassionate" merit-based solution to issues facing undocumented children now in the U.S.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:39

Spanish authorities want the names of officials running polling stations at schools and civic buildings, with a view to prosecuting them. Catalonia's prosecutor has ordered the regional police - known as the Mossos d'Esquadra - to take control of any voting booths by Saturday, a spokesman for the Madrid government's Catalan delegation said.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:35

Earlier this month, the Pentagon said Russian Federation bombed a position east of the Euphrates River where it knew SDF fighters and coalition advisers were stationed. In the latest incident, the US -allied SDF militia said Russian and Syrian forces appeared to be targeting its fighters because they recently captured the largest gas field in the region, Koniko, on September 23.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:28

Meanwhile, the death toll from last week's magnitude 7.1-temblor, which was centered in Puebla state, rose to 324 - 186 of which occurred in Mexico City, Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente said. "All they tell us are lies", said Anel Jimenez, 42, whose cousin Martin Estrada, a 30-year-old accountant, was inside a seven-storey office building when it collapsed.