by | December 16, 2017 | 02:19

But some warned the party not to buy into another time-honored political given: that black voters always vote for Democrats. The Legal Defense Fund is a separate entity from the NAACP. The American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama also said that it saw some instances of voter intimidation and suppression on Tuesday. Barkley said he "likes to have fun" and I get he didn't mean anything bad by it but yeesh, that definitely wasn't the best thing to say.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:48

Sub-inspector Mohinee Sharma of Civil Lines police station said a case has been registered against unidentified people for burning the vehicle, but denied claim about members of the Catholic community been assaulted during the incident. All 32 carollers, accompanied by two priests, were taken to the police station. What is even more shocking is that eight priests who later went to enquire about the detained priests and seminarians were also taken into custody.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:35

Council diplomats said Feltman told them the North Koreans kept repeating that the time was not right for talks. He said now that the North declared what it called "historic completion of national nuclear weapons capability", he is expecting a change in circumstances toward talks on the North Korean nuclear issue.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:22

Simmons denies all sexual misconduct, claiming that all of his sexual encounters have been consensual and legal. Simmons posted his words under a photo that read #NotMe, explaining that he isn't trying to going against the anti-harassment movement #MeToo , where millions have shared their stories about being sexually harassed and assaulted.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:15

The snow will gradually taper off from west to east after 7 pm, ending around midnight across the east end of long island. Here's the snowfall forecast for northeastern New Jersey, New York City and Long Island. The pattern through next week looks to stay very active with rain and snow showers possible every day through Thursday, with another good round of snow possible Tuesday and Wednesday.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:17

The Thomas Fire is the fourth largest recorded in California history. After Iverson's death, all of the 17 members of the strike team were pulled from the Thomas Fire, which they'd been battling since December 5, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:56

There was no immediate indication of a tsunami, but authorities said they had issued a warning following the tremor, which struck a coastal region some 300 kilometres from the capital late yesterday. At least five other people were reported injured across the island as authorities continued to assess the damage from the quake, which hit just before midnight local time (1700 GMT).

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:28

The Dutch police on Friday shot and arrested a man after he threatened people with a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. The emergency prompted the authorities to evacuate part of Schiphol, one of Europe's busiest airports. "Schiphol Plaza has been re-opened to the public again". No other injuries were reported. "Air traffic is experiencing no further consequences", it added.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:28

The Allahabad High Court in its October 12 verdict said neither the circumstances nor the evidence were enough to hold them guilty. The 50-year-old woman was of the view that the courts and investigations are tilted towards the rich and influential, the Talwars in this case.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:43

According to multiple sources Omarosa did not resign. According to CBS News , she was sacked by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly . "But Gen Kelly Kicked her out will high drama with the Minister offering vulgarities and curse words as she was escorted out of the building and off campus".

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:41

It also says priests should be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of paedophilia heard in confession. - In a wide-ranging report released Friday, Australia's royal commission found serious failings in the protection of children from abuse in the Catholic Church and other major institutions.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:08

Chris Christie added that "this project will result in the crucial Northeast Corridor having four tracks between NY and New Jersey under the Hudson River, allowing for increased ridership in the future". Its last fare hike came in 2015 when it raised fares by an average of 9 percent. Amtrak , which owns the tunnels and most of the tracks along the corridor, has estimated the existing tunnel into NY could fail in 10 to 15 years due to saltwater damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

by | December 15, 2017 | 21:31

Appreciating his Government's efforts, he further said, "I would like to congratulate the FICCI for its 90 years of operation". Prime Minister Modi added that the govt is formulating new policies, scrapping obsolete laws.He relied on facts and figures to illustrated how the economy is moving forward.

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:47

Al-Quds added that French President Emmanuel Macron and Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel are promoting an initiative that would declare Jerusalem as the joint capital of Israel and Palestine. "For 3,000 years, Jerusalem has been the capital of the Jewish people", he said. He called Trump's decision a "provocation" to divide the regional communities and urged the Arab, Muslim and Christian communities in the city to galvanize against the US decision.

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:37

Fitzgerald still faces charges of trespassing, however, and will appear in court on 27 December. Spokeswoman Karen Twinem also said that Fitzgerald had complained about mould in her apartment, but when they tested it, none was found. News 6 investigator Adrianna Iwasinski asked for a jailhouse interview with Fitzgerald on Wednesday and was granted her request. According to Eustis police, the old woman identified as Juanita Fitzgerald , 93, was accused of illegally entering an apartment ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 18:20

According to CPJ, which has published this survey since 1990, for the second consecutive year, the number of journalists arrested for doing their job has reached a record high. According to the CPJ research, he and his 738 co-accused are charged with possessing weapons, illegal assembly, attempted murder, and murder. Other findings indicated that while 97 percent of the journalists are local reporters, 29 percent are freelance writers.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:06

Attorney Joon Kim said. Nobody knew that for almost an hour, Ullah was allegedly on the train with a crudely made pipe bomb strapped to his chest with Velcro and zip ties. The attack came less than two months after eight people died near the World Trade Center in a truck attack that, authorities said, was carried out by an Uzbek immigrant who admired the Islamic State group.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:51

Sechin claimed in written testimony that Ulyukayev was extorting a bribe in exchange for issuing a positive assessment of Rosneft's bid to take over another oil company, Bashneft. "It's a awful, groundless verdict", Kudrin said on social media. Russian former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev stands behind bars after the verdict at a courtroom in Moscow , Russia, December 15, 2017.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:46

Xi said he believed Moon's visit is an important opportunity to "pursue a better road and improve relations based on mutual respect and trust". News of the scuffle dominated South Korean media coverage of Moon's four-day state visit to China, during which the president is expected to discuss economic ties and tensions with North Korea with his counterpart Xi Jinping .

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:39

Nazareth, which Christians consider to be Jesus' birth site, is a major tourist destination and pilgrimage site. Tensions have risen recently as a result of US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last Wednesday.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:25

The draft " Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill " was considered by the Union cabinet which gave its nod, the functionary said. The split verdict, which said "talaq-e-biddat" was violative of Articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution, was hailed as "historic" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:20

Every year, the United States and UK teams of Oxford Dictionaries choose a word or expression "to reflect the passing year in language". © Oxford University Press 2017. Last year's word, "post-truth", was chosen after the 2016 Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election. Don't worry if you've never heard or read the word before, you are not alone.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:20

Asked by NBC News on Thursday how many black senior staffers remained at the White House in the wake of Newman's departure, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders declined to cite a number or specify who would take over Newman's outreach to African-American communities.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:08

European Union leaders have given the go-ahead to Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the next stage, which will involve discussions over future relations and trade. The deal nearly fell apart last week, when May's Northern Irish allies rejected an initial agreement for fear that a promise to protect a free border with European Union member Ireland could separate their region from the rest of the UK.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:22

The 67-year-old woman, who is identified as Ashatai Kamble, succumbed to her injuries in a local hospital. Rahane's father was driving with his family to their hometown in the coastal Konkan region from Mumbai , a senior police official said today.