Australia has been elected among 15 nations to join the United Nations Human Rights Council, officials in Geneva announced overnight. Campaign paraphernalia inside the U.N. Four slates were uncontested, while there were five candidates for four Asia Pacific seats in which Malaysia lost. In July, Haley had criticized African countries for backing Kinshasa's candidacy on the rights council, calling it "an inexcusable failure" to promote human rights.
Britain's Met Office for weather and climate said former Hurricane Ophelia wind gusts blew Saharan dust and smoke from fires in the northern Iberian Peninsula north into the atmosphere over the country. The odd red sun has been spotted up and down the country and is creating quite a talking point. He said: "Ophelia originated in the Azores where it was a hurricane and as it tracked its way northwards it dragged in tropical air from the Sahara".
Spencer's event, one of several planned around the South this fall, was organized by his National Policy Institute, but it wasn't publicized by the university or the theater. Scott placed Wes Maul, the recently-promoted 29-year-old interim state emergency management director, as the state coordinating officer "for the duration of this emergency", including giving Maul the authority to deploy law enforcement officers and to suspend state laws if necessary.
Maddon, Davis and the rest of the Cubs watched as Lackey walked Chris Taylor, then allowed the game-winning walk-off home run to Justin Turner. "He had limited pitches". "There was no way he was pitching more than one". Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he spoke with Joe Torre, MLB 's chief baseball officer, and will meet with Torre to discuss the slide rule at home plate following the Cubs' Game 1 defeat to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series .
Orlando Police mistook glaze from doughnuts for meth in 2015 and now a former city employee is $37,500 richer because of the mistake, the Orlando Sentinel reported . A second test, this time from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, determined it was sugar from the doughnut. He told the Orlando Sentinel that he hasn't been able to get a job since his false arrest .
Walls' rejection of the defense lawyers' arguments is a victory for prosecutors, who had said that dismissing the charges would torpedo almost all other bribery cases and open the door wide to graft. Menendez's fate in the courtroom is now back in the hands of the jury. "Menendez withheld information from his senate staff to hide the extent of his official action on Melgen", prosecutors also alleged.
Crystal Palace 2-1 ChelseaCrystal Palace secured an unlikely victory over champions Chelsea to register their first points and goals of the season. City made it 2-0 following another eye-catching pass from De Bruyne. Liverpool, despite being much the better side, were blunt in attack, failing to convert any of their 19 attempts on goal .
Specifics are sparse, but according to some reports, the state issued digital currency can't be mined and will be issued and controlled and maintained only by the government. Notably, Nikiforov stated that Russia's cryptocurrency should use Russian cryptography to secure it. In a meeting quoted by state news service TASS, Putin called for more regulation on cryptocurrency, and said Russian Federation should look to foreign regulators who have cracked down on such trading.
This includes Bridgeport, New Haven, New London, and Groton. But it will be blowing amid beautifully clear and sunny skies. This is what October is all about! Highs: Upper 60s-low 70s. If you planted new trees and shrubs this spring, be sure you are watering them at least one a week heavily until the ground freezes or we see significant rainfall.
The report has spurred President Trump to announce he would re-evaluate his nominee for drug czar. Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday that he was "horrified" by the Post report, and that Marino "no longer has my trust or that of the public" that he'll aggressively fight opioid abuse.
The strong winds would begin to subside during the evening and overnight, the forecaster said. "Clear spells will develop but temperatures should hold up into double digits". The yellow warning of wind. . The Met Office has issued yellow warnings across the South West and said the hurricane is expected to bring winds of up to 50mph, including in Sidmouth, Exmouth and Honiton.
About 477,443 shares traded. GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) has declined 70.69% since October 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.03.
The State Department has also said that no matter who is attacking Americans, it's Cuba's responsibility under global law to protect USA embassy workers. Mr Trump's ambiguous accusation of the Cubans is likely to increase tensions further between the two long-time former enemies. Since first disclosing the attacks in August, the Trump administration has steadfastly avoided accusing Cuba of perpetrating the attacks.
Wilkinson's shock resignation was announced in a statement released by Nine and shared by the former Today Show co-host to Twitter last night. It was a brutal end for a network star Nine has groomed for a decade. "We express our gratitude for Lisa for her 10 years with the Today Show are disappointed we find ourselves in this position. We all wish her well for the future", said Nine CEO Hugh Marks.
I like when I can the combination of a call and also a letter, ' the president explained . "Again, though, it is false". They write letters ... President Obama, I think probably did sometimes, and maybe sometimes he didn't. Obama and former President George W. Bush have both described the difficultly in making those calls. "I do a combination of both". Mr Obama, unlike Mr Trump, was also never reported to have engaged in a public skirmish with Gold Star Families.
San Bernardino County Sheriff's office spokeswoman Jodi Miller confirmed to PEOPLE that the bodies had been discovered and that recovery would take place on Monday. A pair of sunglasses found in the park in late September may have belonged to Joseph Orbeso. Temperatures in the park had topped 100 degrees and it was unclear whether the couple had water and supplies with them.
Sandi Maurer, Director of EMF Safety Network said , "We mailed Governor Brown a couple thousand postcards depicting SB 649 as a slobbering warty monster wielding a zapping cell tower and asked him to veto SB 649". This year Washington, D.C. began offering non-binary drivers licenses , and NY is considering similar legislation , so we're beginning to see a slow, country-wide change when it comes to allowing a third gender on documents.
She wrote on Monday: "There are crooks everywhere you look now". Police said she was killed as she was driving near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta . Looking for a vote of confidence to counter the allegations, Muscat called snap elections in June which he easily won. TVM has reported that Caruana Galizia was on the receiving end of threats to her life in recent weeks.
Keeping with an earlier promise-and surprising the LGBTQ community- Attorney General Jeff Sessions will carry out legal proceedings against people who target transgender Americans . Activists remain skeptical, however. Sessions has been criticized by civil rights advocates for rolling back protections for transgender people.
It contradicts the basic premise that before a USA statute reaches across another country's borders, it should be clear that's what Congress intended when it passed the law. Reuters notes that tech companies are also concerned that customers may not trust the privacy cloud-based computing services if governments could seize their data.