The Baghdad government, Iran and Turkey all strongly opposed the referendum. The independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan is a " betrayal " of the Middle East and a threat to the future of the entire region, Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran .
Twelve of the 23 guns in his hotel room were fitted with bump stocks , officials said , allowing the guns to be fired nearly as though they were automatic weapons. Barack Obama had failed with repeated attempts to tighten gun right at opposition of Republicans in Congress . Bump-stocks replace the standard wooden stock of a rifle on which a shooter rests a shoulder at the time of firing.
A government watchdog group is looking into a trip that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made recently with his wife, Louise Linton , aboard a government plane. All of Mnuchin's requests were classified as White House support missions, for which the president must have directed that the travel to occur. "Travel that is simply in general furtherance of a presidential initiative does not qualify".
And speaking to Fox News on Tuesday, Trump said , "we're going to work something out" about Puerto Rico's debt. For those of you who don't know, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are USA properties and the residents are American citizens .
Investigators are probing the Las Vegas gunman's interest in other music festivals in the months before he killed 58 people and injured almost 500 at an outdoor country concert. Concert-goers reported hearing what they described as automatic gun fire during the shooting. "I thought they had fallen down and gotten cut or something, because it was the last thing that you wanted to believe, that people were actually getting killed in front of you".
It proved to be one of the most entertaining Grand Slam finals in recent memory, with Ostapenko coming from a set down and then a break down in the second and third sets to secure her first ever tour title. The 28-year-old Slovakian conceded the match early in the second set after a medical timeout, giving Halep an opportunity to avenge her U.S. Open first-round defeat by Sharapova.
With the First amendment. with those freedoms also come responsibilities. Asked about another remark made by Trump Thursday in a separate meeting , that senior military leaders needed to provide him "a broad range of military options, when needed, at a much faster pace", Sanders was similarly vague.
Over 700,000 Puerto Ricans now live in New York City. FEMA abruptly removed statistics from its website indicating half of Puerto Ricans had access to drinking water and 5 percent had electricity less than a day after posting the metrics.
Following the Puerto Rico visit, Trump appeared on Fox News and promised to "wipe out" the island's debt. " Puerto Rico is a disaster right now". Trump said, comparing the outcome favorably to that of Hurricane Katrina, which ravaged New Orleans in 2005. But before leaving the Island, he did say that Puerto Rico's staggering $73 billion debt would have to be forgiven - which would indeed dramatically improve the prognosis for Puerto Rico - if it can and does happen.
The foreign secretary is accompanied by top Indian government officials. "The Chinese border forces have been patrolling in the area of Donglang, exercising their sovereign rights and safeguarding territorial sovereignty according to the historical boundary", the Ministry said in a written response.
Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate judiciary committee. "I think we are on the verge of a breakthrough when it comes to sensible gun policy", Curbelo told reporters Thursday, saying his office has been "flooded" with calls from other lawmakers asking about the bill.
Informed sources told CNN on Thursday that information from Christopher Steele, a former MI-6 officer, could help investigators determine whether contacts between people associated with the Trump campaign and suspected Russian operatives broke any laws.
In recognition of the increasing excitement about the lovely game in India, "Football Takes Over" was the first and most fitting choice as the official slogan for the tournament. "I was here in July for the draw". It's a lovely country, very attractive vast and diverse. "Facilities are fantastic, but we hope we get used to the food before the end of the competition", Kwasi said.
Meanwhile, late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar has sent representatives to EC to withdraw her claim on the party symbol. Dinakaran approached the top court on Friday, a day after the Madras High Court turned down his plea to extend its October 31 deadline to February 28 next year.
Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) calling for action to be taken. But after that, Sanders was asked about gun control and turned the attention to Chicago and its struggles with gun violence. Trump, however, has not always waited to inject politics into a mass shooting. "I know that we certainly have said this all along and we're glad that as they continue this process they're coming to the same conclusion".
The natural disaster follows several recent activity around the Pacific Rim's "Ring of Fire" that brought serious quakes to Mexico, Vanuatu, and New Zealand. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage, Reuters reports. The "Ring of Fire" is located within the basin of the Pacific Ocean, lined with 452 volcanoes, making up around 75 percent of the world's total active volcanoes.
After years of surreptitious negotations, President Obama announced at a Rose Garden ceremony in May 2014 that he had obtained Bergdahl's release in exchange for five Taliban prisoners being held at Guantánamo Bay. A guilty plea later this month will spare the need for a trial. "We're worn out on Sgt. Bergdahl, who's a trickster, a frightful swindler, who ought to have been executed", Trump said at a Las Vegas rally in 2015.
The worldwide community has caved in to political pressure again, underplaying the suffering of hundreds of Yemeni children, by watering down criticism of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition's grave violations of global law in the UN Secretary General's annual Children and armed conflict report (CAAC), said Amnesty global.
The first batch of women fighter-pilots will fly warplanes from December after finishing the final leg of their training, which is underway at Kalaikunda Air Force facility in West Bengal, Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said on Thursday.
Nothing indicates he ever stepped foot in Boston , but looked at sites that indicated an interest in Fenway and the Boston Center for the Arts, the commissioner said. The FBI has requested all inquiries be referred directly to them", the Red Sox statement said. The Las Vegas massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in recent United States history, took place last Sunday night, October 1, when a gunman opened fire for 10 minutes on a large crowd of concertgoers attending the Route 91 ...