US President Donald Trump said in a recent interview with an Israeli newspaper that one of his goals for his first year in office was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and preparing to move the American embassy to the city. "But I understand, because there were enormous efforts to prevent them from keeping their promises", explained Trump. Speaking to the Sheldon Adelson-owned Israel Hayom , Trump noted the December 6 recognition as a highlight.
While by-election for Bihar's Lok Sabha Araria seat will also be held on the same date. Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh fell vacant in September after Adityanath became chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Keshav Prasad Maurya his deputy after the assembly polls.
Earlier in the day city officials said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting. Two police officers were fatally shot in OH on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Reports say the suspect was also shot but their condition was not immediately known. "We will share more details here as it becomes available". Check back for updates on this developing story .
In a statement, Moon said he planned to set the conditions to allow the talks to happen. North Korean senior officials Kim Ki Nam and Kim Yang Gon also visited the Blue House in 2009 and met with Roh's conservative successor Lee Myung-bak after leading a delegation to the South to pay respects at the funeral of former liberal South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who held the first inter-Korean summit with Kim Jong Il in 2000.
South Korea's president ate kimchi and drank soju liquor with the North's ceremonial head of state and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, even as the U.S. Abe discussed North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and brought up the issue of Japanese nationals who were abducted by the North decades ago when he shook hands and briefly spoke with Kim Yon-nam during the dinner hosted by Moon in Pyeongchang, the Kyodo News service quoted the Japanese government as saying.
The Nunes memo was written by Republican staffers on the House Intelligence Committee that Nunes is chairman of, but Congressional Democrats and a number of high-ranking DOJ officials said the memo relied heavily on cherry-picked facts that gave the public an inaccurate portrayal of what really happened.
According to Duterte, his plans to visit Kuwait stemmed from his meeting with the Kuwaiti Ambassador to the Philippines Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh Wednesday. "We do not seek special treatment or privileges for our workers, but we do expect respect for their dignity and basic human rights". He did not provide other details as to who will be covered by the total ban saying the labor chief will clarify this on the said date.
Friday. Several local communities have issued snow emergencies beginning Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Vehicles must be removed from city streets for snow removal. 8 through noon Saturday, Feb. 10. Starting at 3 a.m. Saturday, there will be no on-street parking in the downtown area. But the city is hoping people better catch on not to park in the spots when 2 inches or greater of snow accumulates.
At any moment, he could have gotten up and left and sat somewhere else, and then you would have had the imagine (sic) of North sitting in the box with South Korea and Japan. But it is so unprecedented, and its announcement on Thursday was so sudden, that rumors are already swirling it could open the door to much more - perhaps even an offer for Moon to travel to Pyongyang, the North's capital.
But Paul's action is notable because it finds a member of the Republican Party, which controls both chambers of Congress, shutting down the government without any serious legislative ask during a midterm election year. debt ceiling until March 2019. "I think we will get this done". "Part of it depends on the Democrats ", Ryan said in a February 8 radio interview.
Pence publicly shied away from criticism of Moon when the pair met Thursday evening, congratulating South Korea on hosting the games and pledging continued support to address the North's nuclear threat. About 500 North Koreans, including 22 athletes, have traveled south for the Games, which will wrap up February 25. Murray's work in progress has found itself caught in the middle of a national debate within South Korea over the inclusion of the North Korean players and the decision to ...
A tweet issued by Atul Keshap, Ambassador of the United States to the Maldives and Sri Lanka, said that the "two leaders expressed concern" over the current situation in the Maldives and the "importance of respect for democratic institutions and rule of law".
Non-defense: Increase non-defense spending by $63 billion this year and $68 billion in fiscal 2019, including $20 billion for infrastructure, $6 billion to fight the opioid epidemic and fund mental health programs, $5.8 billion for the Child Care Development Block Grant program, $4 billion for the VA and $2 billion for the NIH.
According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as to protect Syrians from terrorist oppression and cruelty. The media cited reports of dozens killed and wounded. SANA called it an "aggression". The U.S. military said the overnight airstrike in Deir el-Zour was retaliation for an "unprovoked attack" against the U.S.
Uneasiness in the markets could be partially reduced by another part of the Senate bill , which would extend the federal debt ceiling to March 2019, preventing further confrontations over that volatile issue in Congress for more than a year.
Analysts say the North's decision Kim Yo Jong to the Olympics shows an ambition to break out from diplomatic isolation and pressure by improving relations with the South, which it could use as a bridge for approaching the United States. President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to South Korea for playing host a day before the Games began, but had been silent on the topic since.
The Russian claimed to have information including computer code stolen from the NSA and Central Intelligence Agency. The Times reports that the coveted cyberweapons were built to break into the computer networks of Russian Federation and China, but wound up in the hands of a mysterious group called the "Shadow Brokers".
Trump reiterated Saturday morning the need for revisions to the "very political and long response" memo . Trump's decision to block the release of the memo infuriated Democrats, who said it showed a double standard on transparency on the part of the Republican president.
It was instead an unusual use of her prerogative, as a leader, to speak for longer than most members are allowed. Pelosi is a master vote counter - and more than most 20th-century congressional leaders, she has to be. Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has promised an open debate on immigration legislation if a deal is not reached by Thursday. But with a lot of House conservatives looking to vote "no", Speaker Paul Ryan will need quite a few Democratic votes for the bill to pass.
He said Turkey would respond harshly to the attack and that the "perpetrators" would pay a "heavy price" for the downing. Vegetable stalls in the market were overturned and damaged, and a motionless body lay outside the mosque. I don't think we can fix the Russian and Syrian government brutality problem. Damascus has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons. In apparent retaliation, rebel rocket fire on a government-controlled suburb of Damascus killed one child and wounded two people, ...