by | December 15, 2017 | 09:16

The conference issued a final communique that was criticized by Damascus, as the Syrian authorities claimed that the document included preconditions, such as the requirement of President Bashar Assad departure. The report, which cited unidentified U.S. and European Union officials, said Trump's decision reflected Washington's limited options in Syria after the military successes of Russia , Iran and Hezbollah in fortifying Assad's government.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:12

The incident took place Wednesday, when two Russian Su-25 close air support jets entered a " deconfliction area " east of the Euphrates river, a U.S. Coalition leaders also contacted Russians on the ground along the deconfliction line. While the US and Russian Federation have expressed a shared interest in driving ISIS fighters out of Syria , the two powers are on opposite sides of Syria's civil war, with Moscow throwing its support behind Syrian President President Bashar al-Assad ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:13

Fianna Fail and Fine Gael have votes of conscience, while Sinn Fein's party policy doesn't match the Committee recommendations. The committee voted in favour of recommending abortion if a woman's life or health was at risk and determined that a distinction should not be made between physical or mental health.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:09

Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its capital, including the Israeli-annexed east, which is home to key Muslim, Jewish and Christian shrines. Israeli soldiers patrol during clashes with Palestinians at Naqura village, near the West Bank City of Nablus, 14 December 2017.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:53

The president declined to comment on US President Donald Trump's record since his election saying it was up to the American people to judge the work of the president. As Maddow said, it's weird that the American people get bundles of information about the president's schedule every day, but when it comes to contacts with Russian Federation and Vladimir Putin , this White House goes radio silent.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:49

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., said Tuesday that he will demand that Congress include money for the Children's Health Insurance Program before it leaves town December 22 for Christmas. To be fully effective going forward, Congress needs to once again provide the program stability and certainty. "At this Christmas season, at this holiday time, parents should not have to wonder what they will have to do in the absence of this insurance program", the Republican lawmaker said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:38

Tillerson said on Tuesday the United States was "ready to talk any time North Korea would like to talk", appearing to back away from a key USA demand that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up its nuclear arsenal.

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:36

The 30-year-old Dalit law student's body was found dead at her house in Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district of Kerala by her mother Rajeshwari. "I will not get her ( Jisha ) back but I am happy with the verdict", said Jisha's sister Deepa .

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:29

The BJP is headed for a win in Himachal Pradesh, News Nation exit poll has predicted. Exit polls today said the BJP would oust the Congress and regain power in Himachal Pradesh. In Centra Gujarat, BJP is likely to win 21-27 seats with 47 per cent vote share; Congress- 13-19 seats with 42 cent vote share. The Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the BJP , saying the saffron party's "complete bankruptcy" was exposed during campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 07:29

Christmas Eve candlelight communion worship is scheduled for 3:30, 5:30 and 11 p.m. on December 24, with one Christmas Day service at 9 a.m. on the December 25. Blue Christmas: In the midst of joy and the anticipation of Christ's arrival, a Blue Christmas service sets aside a time to acknowledge the darkness of the loss and pain that are present in our lives.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:56

The bill passed following a 20-12 vote , and is set to be delivered to the office of Republican Governor John Kasich , who has 10 days to sign it into law. Kasich has said in recent weeks that he thought the measure seemed "appropriate", but that he would review it when he received it. Ohio Right to Life has the measure as one of its priority items.

by | December 15, 2017 | 04:31

Given the rampant commercial construction activities around the Amarnath temple, it is no wonder that board was being rapped by the Supreme court and National Green Tribunal. "We appeal to the Government of India to stop hurting Hindu religious sentiments all the time for one or the other reason and to get the NGT to withdraw such a Tughlaki fatwa at once", VHP global president Pravin Togadia said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 04:13

Meantime, an online petition has been launched to stop Parliament from making Bermuda the first country to roll back marriage equality . The Human Rights Campaign, America's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization and the CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Board Kevin Dallas wants the Bermuda Governor to veto this bill.

by | December 15, 2017 | 02:38

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., tweeted that Brooks would be undergoing surgery this week to treat the cancer: "My thoughts are with Mo and his family during this challenging time", Roby said. Brooks finished third in the Alabama GOP Senate primary this year after then-incumbent Sen. "In stark contrast, nearly all prostate cancer patients live longer than five years if the cancer is discovered early and killed before it spreads", he said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 01:57

But the corporation insists its business is done on a commercial basis, unlike the World Bank, which provides development assistance to poor countries or corporations operating in those jurisdictions. "We were certainly pleased to see the announcement by the World Bank today", Ms. McKenna said in a media call from Paris. "Wells Fargo has a choice to make", Martin said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 01:25

Authorities charged Michael Wenzel , Robert Lee Benac and Spencer Heintz with two counts of aggravated animal cruelty for dragging a shark in the wake of their speedboat. In the video released by the FWC, one of the men appears to say "look, it's already nearly dead", while pointing to the shark flopping across the water behind the speeding boat.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:09

A plane has crashed to the ground just some moments after it took off from an airport, a development which has sparked swift rescue operations. 'A number of people have suffered injuries; some serious enough to require air ambulance services'.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:28

Following the announcement, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke with Teva SEO Schultz and asked him to minimize the blow to Israeli workers, and to ensure that the company remains an Israeli one. "In 2018, we expect to secure the successful launches of Austedo and fremanezumab". More than half of the reduction is expected to be achieved by the end of 2018.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:14

Albert Maruna, IV, 22, a student at Youngstown University, was arrested after soliciting what he thought was a 15-year-old boy over a dating app. Maruna, according to investigators, sent naked photos of himself to the teen and planned to meet on Tuesday.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:16

According to the Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon, the delay in Pence's visit, earlier scheduled for Sunday, was due to internal affairs and the tax reform vote in the US Congress. Trump's announcement last week delighted Israeli leaders but was heavily criticized by many key USA allies and Palestinian leaders who see East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

by | December 14, 2017 | 19:12

He said he believes he conveyed the concerns of Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Security Council and the worldwide community, but he was cautious about the impact. North Korea tested its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile on Nov 29, which it said could put all of the United States within range, in defiance of worldwide pressure and UN sanctions.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:30

Deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking has been extended to March 31st, and this extension covers linking of all types of financial instruments like bank accounts, PAN cards etc. Subramanium and other lawyers also said that the Aadhaar legislation can not take away the basis of the apex court orders that the scheme was voluntary.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:27

Security Council is crucial to curb the rogue state's nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions. "The prime minister wants to reaffirm with Guterres that now is the time to maximise pressure on North Korea", the Japanese government official, who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to act as a government spokesman, told a briefing.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:23

The Baumgarten site is Austria's largest reception point for gas , the end-point for a number of pipelines bringing it in from Russia , Norway and elsewhere. There, the wholesale day-ahead gas price surged to a record high of €47 per megawatt-hour, an increase of 97%. He was informed that the person killed was a TUV employee.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:00

Everton beat Newcastle United 1-0 at St James' Park on Wednesday as Sam Allardyce remains unbeaten since taking charge of the Toffees. "We know it's a hard period coming on - the Christmas period's always hard". Shakespeare oversaw an experimental and youthful side claim their first win of the Europa League group stages as 20-year-old Ademola Lookman scored twice and Nikola Vlasic netted the third in a 3-0 win over Apollon Limassol earlier this month.