by | October 17, 2017 | 04:23

Supreme Court's ruling in McDonnell v. Among the favors, prosecutors said, were a dozen flights on a private jet to stay in Melgen's cloistered resort in the Dominican Republic, three nights at a five-star hotel in Paris, and more than $700,000 in political contributions for Menendez and the Democratic Party.

by | October 17, 2017 | 04:14

The UN General Assembly on Monday in NY has elected, by secret ballot, Nigeria and 14 other States to serve on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2018 to 2020 term. The only contested slate was in Asia where six countries vied for four seats. Australia was elected unopposed to the council on Tuesday (AEDT), joining Spain as a Western European and other States representative for a three-year term, replacing the Netherlands and Portugal.

by | October 17, 2017 | 03:53

Fulton County jail officials said Lamora Williams waived her first appearance in court Monday on felony murder charges. Police said the two little boys had obvious injuries including burn marks on their bodies, possibly from the stove. It is reported that an oven has been removed from the apartment as part of the investigation. A friend of the suspect told the Journal-Constitution that Williams had a month earlier quit her job because she couldn't find a babysitter.

by | October 17, 2017 | 02:54

The Post called it "the crowning achievement of a multifaceted campaign by the drug industry to weaken aggressive DEA enforcement efforts against drug distribution companies that were supplying corrupt doctors and pharmacists who peddled narcotics to the black market".

by | October 17, 2017 | 02:41

Many people in Devon, Cornwall, Bristol, and Somerset saw the unusual phenomenon. "What's actually happened is that ex-Hurricane Ophelia , as it's gone up the west coast of Ireland, it's been pulling in air from further south in Europe and indeed from North Africa".

by | October 17, 2017 | 02:10

The tournament, which is reserved for locally-based players in Africa, is scheduled for 12 January to 4 February next year. The statement said Caf's emergency committee met in Nigeria on Saturday and "unanimously decided" to grant the organisation of the tournament to the Royal Moroccan Football Federation.

by | October 17, 2017 | 01:55

Now, Californians can identify as male, female, or nonbinary on legal documents like driver's licenses and birth certificates. "I have dear friends in San Diego and around the state who have been waiting a long time for this", said Sen.

by | October 17, 2017 | 01:51

Ziva also made an appearance on the pitch to provide water to Dhoni. The little Ziva was there to cheer her dad. Known for his immaculate batting skills, Virat Kohli is also a pro when it comes to shaking a leg be it at a party or on a football field.

by | October 17, 2017 | 01:15

Democrats, confident they've got a significant edge, promised to press to get a bipartisan arrangement to restore the amount of money before the end of this year. "But we're not getting the job done". "We'll negotiate some deal that's good for everybody. They're like obstructionists", Trump told reporters. "There are some Republicans, frankly, that should ashamed of themselves", Trump said.

by | October 17, 2017 | 01:13

A campaign sign for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in seen on a lawn January 31, 2016 in Burlington, Iowa. LGBT advocates have always been skeptical of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' pledge to prosecute acts of violence against transgender people.

by | October 17, 2017 | 01:14

French President Emmanuel Macron also suggested that talks about Brexit would only be made in the "margins" of the European Union summit this Thursday and Friday. May is understood to have made clear to Juncker and to EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that she had nothing further to offer beyond her speech in Florence last month, when she signalled she wanted to help meet the UK's ongoing financial obligations.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:50

This May, Kimmel spoke candidly about his son, Billy, who was born with a heart defect and had to have an emergency life-saving surgery. "And if people were cheering for things like universal health care and real action on climate change, he would gravitate toward those things", Kimmel - who's show has seen a ratings surge as his jokes and monologues have become increasingly political - added.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:44

LIGO's detectors consist of two L-shaped arms, each several kilometers long. We saw a bright blue source of light in a nearby galaxy - the first time the glowing debris from a neutron star merger had ever been observed. "The uncertainty comes from the fact that there's no hard boundaries between what mass a neutron star should have and what mass a black hole should have", says Mavalvala.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:43

Clear skies tonight will give way to the coldest night yet this season, as we drop to near 40 degrees. Highs will be in the low-60s on Wednesday , the mid-60s on Thursday and Friday , the upper-60s on Saturday and around 70 on Sunday.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:41

Caruana Galizia filed a police report two weeks ago saying she was receiving threats, law enforcement officials told Malta news outlets on Monday. She also wrote a blog called Running Commentary , which was followed by many in Malta. "The only remedy for anyone who felt slandered was through the courts". Economy Minister Chris Cardona claimed libel when she wrote that he visited a brothel while in Germany on government business.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:24

He was charged with desertion, which carries a potential five-year sentence, and with misbehavior - essentially, endangering the troops who were sent to search for him - which carries a potential life sentence. President Donald Trump repeatedly said during his presidential campaign that Bergdahl was a traitor, and claimed he should have been shot. Needless to say, the circumstances of Bergdahl's trade didn't sit well with many Americas during the ensuing presidential election.

by | October 16, 2017 | 20:01

New Hampshire's price fell 3.6 cents to $2.49 per gallon. Rhode Island is 13 cents above the national average of $2.47, and 36 cents higher than the average price a year ago in the state. "So motorists should expect another round of discounts this week". States with the highest average gas prices: California ($3.09), Hawaii ($3.08), Alaska ($3.06), Washington ($2.90), Nevada ($2.81), CT ($2.72), OR ($2.72), NY ($2.67), Pennsylvania ($2.67), and Idaho ($2.66).

by | October 16, 2017 | 19:58

Cross sections of Nigerians have clearly registered their grievances at Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, after he unveiled a statue of Jacob Zuma , President of South Africa. The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNC), a coalition of more than 150 anti-corruption organisations in Nigeria, condemned state governor Rochas Okorocha for portraying Mr Zuma as a "hero before a group of African youth" when he has been dogged by corruption allegations for a decade.

by | October 16, 2017 | 19:54

It's believed to have been an accident, with surveillance footage showing her playing with two of her five siblings in a picnic table-studded grassy area on the property and apparently falling through the lid. When police arrived, a Bruster's employee and a family member were performing CPR on the child, according to the Lee County Coroner. The owners of the Auburn store wrote on Facebook they were familiar with the family and said they are "truly heartbroken that this happened".

by | October 16, 2017 | 18:54

The FAO was holding a conference on the theme "Changing the future of migration". Food security is a complex condition requiring a holistic approach to all forms of malnutrition, the productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers, resilience of food production systems and the sustainable use of biodiversity and genetic resources.

by | October 16, 2017 | 18:48

Penn State (6-0) moved up one spot from last week after Clemson, previously the nation's second-ranked team, was upset Friday night at Syracuse. Despite a bye week, Penn State rose to No. Jason Cabinda leads the Penn State Nittany Lions with 40 tackles, Shaka Toney has three sacks and Amani Oruwariye has three interceptions. James Franklin's unbeaten Nittany Lions are 6-0 and face a Wolverines team that has been tested the last two weeks.

by | October 16, 2017 | 18:45

State propaganda agency KCNA said: "Lately, Australia is showing unsafe moves of zealously joining the frenzied political and military provocations of the U.S. Just recently, #North Korea warned the Australian Minister, Julie Bishop , for Foreign Affairs not to join the #United States Government in its political and military provocations against Kim Jong-un's regime [VIDEO ], ABC News reported.

by | October 16, 2017 | 17:13

The reason being, the board had raised questions over the usage of pigeons and bulls in the movie, and have asked the makers to get an NOC from Animal Welfare Organisation. Well, we can't blame Vijay for taking such a big step of going to meet the CM. There is also a case filed against Mersal at Madras High Court to ban the film with immediate effect.

by | October 16, 2017 | 16:42

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by | October 16, 2017 | 16:11

A military spokesperson said they were still looking for the rockets, indicating that they likely struck an open field, rather than a populated area. According to al-Rifai, six soldiers were killed in the attack, for which no group has yet claimed responsibility.

by | October 16, 2017 | 15:53

The Syrian missile was sacked Sunday morning at Israel Air Force jets during a "routine flight" over Lebanon , the IDF said. Israel Air Force fighter planes operating in Lebanon were targeted by Syrian anti-aircraft fire on Monday morning, 21 Tishrei 5776.

by | October 16, 2017 | 14:39

Asked if it was likely to be the worst storm in 50 years, he said the "comparable weather event" was hurricane Debbie, which killed 12 people in Ireland in 1961. Two people died after they became trapped by flames in their van near the town of Nigran as they tried to flee the area, the deputy mayor of Nigran, Raquel Giraldez, told AFP.

by | October 16, 2017 | 13:40

The 58-year-old, who had been tapped as Atambayev's preferred successor, was running against 10 other candidates, but his main challenger was former oil trader Omurbek Babanov. Babanov's next move will be closely watched because allegations of electoral fraud were among the main factors behind violent protests which toppled two Kyrgyz presidents in 2005 and 2010.

by | October 16, 2017 | 13:22

In what has been named the Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan , the BJP expects to see as many as seven lakh party workers, appointed as "page presidents" (in charge of each page on the electoral roll) on a five square kilometer land in Bhat village on the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar highway.

by | October 16, 2017 | 13:05

But in response, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont wrote a letter to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy - calling for a meeting "as soon as possible". "Our proposal for dialogue is pure-hearted, regardless of what has happened", Puigdemont said in his letter, quoted by Reuters. Puigdemont and some separatist allies want mediation with Madrid over the fate of the 7.5 million-strong region, an idea the central government says is a non-starter.

by | October 16, 2017 | 13:01

Som's comments came days after reports in a section of the media that a booklet brought out by the tourism department of the Uttar Pradesh government left out the Taj Mahal from its list of major tourist destinations. - Krishan Partap Singh (@RaisinaSeries) October 16, 2017The Taj Mahal is how the world popularly noticed India. "One had better not bite the hand that feeds Mr Sangeet Som", tweeted Anuja.

by | October 16, 2017 | 12:39

Hornick commented in a press release saying, "Unfortunately, Council refused to agree on even the no-cost items, such as longer contracts for contract faculty and academic freedom". OPSEU Local 350 represents 278 full-time faculty and 299 partial load faculty at Georgian College's seven campuses. The union called for the number of full time faculty to match the number of faculty members on contract, as well as improvements in job security and for faculty to have a bigger say in how the ...

by | October 16, 2017 | 10:22

Trump touched her inappropriately". "All documents concerning the Access Hollywood tapes, recorded in 2005, in which Donald J. Trump states 'And when you're a star, they let you do it". Trump's lawyers have sought to have the suit dismissed or at least delayed until he is out of office. "Ms. Zervos does not and can not state a cause of action for defamation under California law, which applies here because Ms.

by | October 16, 2017 | 09:17

The veteran Baltimore defenders like Terrell Suggs and C.J. Mosley were champing at the bit to get at Trubisky, but he only dropped back 16 times in nearly 70 minutes of football. TRICK PLAY: When Cohen hit Zach Miller for a 21-yard touchdown with a halfback pass in the second quarter, it wasn't anything new for the rookie from North Carolina A&T.

by | October 16, 2017 | 08:59

More than 9,000 email accounts were targeted. The Times said that the attack was Iran's first significant cyber attack on a British target after the hack was initially blamed on Russian Federation. But European leaders, including Theresa May, want to retain it. "We encourage the U.S. Administration and Congress to consider the implications to the security of the U.S.