Demonstrations broke out in Beirut and other Lebanese cities in October amid rising discontent with the country's failing economy, state corruption and the political leadership, prompting Saad al-Hariri to resign as prime minister. The protest movement rocking Lebanon since October 17 has revived this week, over delays in forming a new cabinet to address the country's growing economic crisis.
House Democrats charge that Trump abused his office by withholding $400 million in security aid and a White House meeting from Ukraine while pressuring Kiev to open investigations into the President's political rivals. Trump" and addressed to the Senate, "sitting as a court of impeachment". There's likely to be a motion to dismiss the charges outright, though that is doomed to fail, as well as a motion to include witnesses, a move that may not initially earn any GOP support.
Illness symptoms related to the outbreak as said to include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. At least three of those patients are in critical condition, said the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission. The authorities did not explicitly state whether this was a case of human-to-human transmission. Two cases have also been reported in Thailand and one in Japan - both involving people who travelled from Wuhan .
It was the "awkward" chat seen around the world - or, at least, seen by everyone watching Tuesday night's Democratic primary debate. (The Vermont senator returned his remark with a fabulous and "Yeah, good, okay.") The network states that they obtained the audio from "two backup recordings from the microphones Sanders and Warren were wearing".
His Friday appearance comes at a tumultuous moment for the country which had seemed headed for conflict earlier in January after the United States killed its top general Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike in Baghdad, prompting Iran to retaliate against U.S.
The meeting, which was originally due to take place in December but was postponed in the wake of an attack on an outpost in Niger killed 71 troops, was attended by the leaders of the Sahel G5 group, made up of Burkina Faso , Chad , Mali, Mauritania and Niger.
Erdogan said Turkey will join Germany, Britain and Russian Federation at a summit which Chancellor Angela Merkel is to host in Berlin on Sunday to discuss Libya . Since the 2011 ouster and killing of Libya's longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, the country has sunk further into chaos and turmoil. He also warned against "external interference", which he said would "deepen the ongoing conflict and further complicate efforts to reach a clear global commitment to a peaceful resolution of the ...
Although Iran and the USA have had longtime tense relations, the strikes against the United States marks the most direct attack since the Iranian hostage crisis, as most previous attacks have taken place through proxy forces. Soleimani had been in the cross-hairs of the US before - at least once in 2007 - but two administrations had rejected operations to kill him, wary of the consequences of striking down the Iranian military leader.
Tarragona is located 115 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, the regional capital of Spain's Catalonia region. An enormous explosion at a petrochemical plant in northeastern Spain has killed one person and injured at least eight others, according to authorities.
She said she voted against the motion to dismiss in the Clinton impeachment and "anticipates" doing so again - if there is a vote on it. McConnell and Senate Republicans are reportedly conferring Tuesday to debate rules that will guide the proceedings, and it is unlikely Senate Republicans will back a simple motion to dismiss the articles as Trump has suggested .
Iraqi lawmakers passed a resolution Sunday to oust us troops , following the January 3 USA drone strike that killed Soleimani and senior Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis at Baghdad's airport. Ortagus did not elaborate. Are they anxious about being caught in between Iran and the U.S.? The current waiver expires in February, and without a new one, Iraq could face severe penalties.
Steyer's spending on television advertising nationwide has already surpassed $100 million, according to figures posted by CNN, eclipsing that of Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders and Warren combined. Even if Biden does not win in predominantly white Iowa on February 3 or New Hampshire on February 11 - the states with the first two nominating contests - he is expected to make up the ground once the race moves onto Nevada, then SC on February 29 and the 14 states holding contests on Super Tuesday on ...
The Revolutionary Guards Aerospace Commander also said that Iran did not seek to kill anyone in the operation but at the same time repeated unsubstantiated claims about American casualties saying "tens were obviously killed or wounded".
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Wednesday that it targeted Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq , a facility jointly operated by USA and Iraqi forces, with "tens of missiles ". Mr Trump tweeted all was well and said casualties and damage were being assessed. It said the department is now working on initial damage assessments, and taking necessary measures to protect and defend United States personnel, partners and allies in the region.
In that context, Pompeo said that if the USA military were to strike inside Iran, in the event Iran retaliated against America for the Soleimani killing, those strikes would be legal under the laws of armed conflict. Zarif wrote: "Targeting cultural sites is a WAR CRIME". "Clearly our first priority is to make sure that United Kingdom nationals, citizens, shipping, diplomatic missions and military personnel are safe".
Four people are reported to have been stabbed and one person is believed to have been seriously injured. Ms Beccuau said he had last left hospital in May 2019, and that a month later he stopped taking his medication. The attack comes as the French capital has been rocked by major attacks resulting in mass casualties in the past four years. France has been hard hit by a string of attacks, many by jihadist extremists, since 2015, with more than 250 killed in total.
Tsai and her Democratic Progressive Party are now ahead in the polls, leading main opponent Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomintang party. "We are investigating whether (the cause) was environmental or mechanical", he told reporters. China considers Taiwan to be a breakaway province and, under leader Xi Jinping, has been making increasingly aggressive suggestions about using force to "reunify" the country, although Taiwan has never been part of the Communist-ruled People's Republic.
The opposite is also true, said University of Scranton psychology professor John C. Norcross , who has studied resolutions for decades. Better yet, ask yourself if you remember any of your close friends' resolutions. Being aware of your own limitations can help you set realistic goals. If you are not eating a healthy diet and eliminating everything you can that you know isn't healthy for you , going to the Y, taking that evening walk etc.
Democratic presidential hopeful and former U.S. vice president Joe Biden told unemployed miners, particularly those in the coal sector, to learn to code so that they can access the jobs of the future. Biden's campaign declined to comment on AP and The Hill. During the last presidential debate, Biden was asked if he'd be willing to sacrifice the economic growth, and possibly displace thousands of blue-collar workers, that's come in recent years to transition to a so-called greener ...
In related news, the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), which has organized several massive marches since June, including a recent one on December 8, said on Sunday that the police have issued a letter of no objection to the front for a march on New Year's Day.
The annual Australian fire season, which peaks during the Southern Hemisphere summer, started early after an unusually warm and dry winter. Their voracity and reach prompted New South Wales police to say telecommunications would be lost along a 90-mile stretch of the state's coast between Nowra and Moruya, The Guardian reported .
The helicopter's owner - Safari Helicopter - contacted search and rescue about 45 minutes after the aircraft was due back from a flight around Kauai's Na Pali coast on Thursday night, officials said. A Hawaii lawmaker warned that tour helicopters and small aircraft operations "are not safe" following the Thursday helicopter crash that killed seven people in his state.
A Taliban official familiar with the on-again, off-again talks taking place in Qatar, confirmed to AP that the release of around 5,000 prisoners of Taliban has been written in to the agreement which is under discussion. Unbeknownst to nearly everyone, the major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly meet with me at Camp David on Sunday.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was also critical of Gabbard's vote at the time, telling BuzzFeed News that "today was very consequential, and to not take a stand one way or another on a day of such great effect to this country, I think is quite hard.
A truck bomb has exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital, killing at least 61 people. Roma are among the few sports entities that have mourned victims of the Mogadishu vehicle bomb attack. Turkey's defence ministry wrote on Twitter it had sent a military plane "loaded with emergency aid equipment... in order to provide emergency aid to our Somalian brothers injured in the despicable terror attack in Somalia".
Emergency responders at the scene could be seen evacuating passengers and crew members from the wreckage. A statement from a Kazakh government spokesman said: "At 7:22 am on December 27, Bek Air Flight 2100 (Almaty to Nur-Sultan) lost height during take-off then crashed into a concrete fence".
Ensminger will still coach in the game Saturday as No. 1 LSU plays No. 4 Oklahoma , the Baton Rouge Advocate reported . Steve and his wife, his family are so distraught. The plane had taken off from Lafayette Regional Airport. Mr Brady said the plane clipped a power line over the gate to his apartment complex. Data from the National Weather Service showed weather conditions around the Lafayette Airport were foggy on Saturday morning with a listed visibility of 0.75 miles.
The move applies to all tobacco products, e-cigarettes and vapes containing nicotine and comes one week after President Donald Trump signed the new minimum age into law as part of a sweeping spending package. Jennifer Haneline, the regional manager for the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, said 18 was too young of an age to start smoking. None of the owners wanted to speak on the record, but several said the FDA's announcement came as a surprise, and that they didn't feel they were ...
With thousands of people now migrating towards Turkey , Ankara has called for the attacks on Idlib to stop "immediately". "In that case, Turkey will not carry such a migrant burden on its own", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
The warning comes amid a potential humanitarian crisis in the region as rebels try to maintain control of what is reportedly their last stronghold in the region with their battle against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A ground offensive that started last week has displaced more people and government troops have conquered more than 40 villages and hamlets, according to the Syrian army and opposition activists.