Emergency responders including a SWAT team swarmed the downtown restaurant, Virginia's on King, where the shooter reportedly entered, locked himself in, and told patrons he was the " new king of Charleston ". Sandy Troeder, who works at a hair salon across the street from Virginia's, told CNN affiliate WCIV that she saw police and a SWAT team break down the restaurant's door and enter with dogs and machine guns.
Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have agreed to reduce the cap on power plant carbon emissions an additional 30 percent below 2020 levels by 2030. Charlie Baker urging him to push the other RGGI states to agree to an annual 5 percent reduction in the carbon dioxide cap, which would have represented a doubling of the current rate of decline.
On Tuesday, Clapper blasted Trump following his fiery campaign speech in Phoenix. He notes there's "very little to stop him", which is "pretty damn scary". Cooper added that Trump said "outright lies" throughout the 77-minute appearance. Clapper was asked if he was questioning his fitness. Sacked FBI chief James Comey is set to testify Thursday as the star witness in the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of alleged interference and whether Trump pressured him to ...
Los Angeles band Allah-Las called off its concert in Rotterdam Wednesday night after Spanish authorities tipped Dutch police about a possible threat to the show. Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said it was not clear whether the tip-off and the detection of the van were connected. The Dutch counterterror coordinator has not changed the country's threat level as a result of the scare in Rotterdam .
The Real Madrid striker was recognised with the prize at the Champions League Group Stage draw ceremony held in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. The two clubs competed in the final of the competition last season, with Madrid winning 4-1. It was for the second consecutive time, but third in overall, with his first coming off following his spectacular performance in the 2013-14 season. He was, in fact, the top scorer in the tournament with 12 goals, two coming off in the final against Juventus at ...
Designated by President Obama at the end of his second term, Secretary Zinke had already made his determination clear on Bears Ears earlier this summer when he stated it should be scaled back . The monuments under review were designated by four presidents over the last two decades. "If President Trump takes any action to erase national monument acreage, he will trigger a court battle that will drag on for years".
To gain some better insight into how Tiffany & Co. Stock traders acquired 15,818 put options on the company. Tiffany & Co. reported earnings and sales that exceeded expectations, with second quarter net income of $115.0 million compared with $105.7 million for the same period a year ago.
The video demonstrates an approaching green bean at East High School encompassed by partners and a mentor in June amid the primary seven day stretch of cheer camp. The station now has several videos showing eight cheerleaders being pushed down into forced splits . KUSA says the videos were shot on the phones of two team members and were sent anonymously to the station.
The main point they wanted to get across was their dissatisfaction over health care reform. He went on to talk about his views of White supremacy, saying, "This idea that human being, someone is intrinsically more superior than another one is a repugnant, repulsive idea that strikes against everything we believe in and stand for in this country".
China is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of diplomatic support and has come under heavy pressure to use its influence to rein in the North's missile and nuclear activities. So he says, "Here I am". Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a regular briefing that China opposes unilateral sanctions and "the long-arm jurisdiction taken" by the USA against Chinese entities and individuals.
Lawmakers will have no shortage of work upon their return from August recess, as deadlines to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling are quickly approaching. And Ryan said Congress needed more time to complete the formal appropriations process to fund the border wall, The Hill noted . The last shutdown was driven by Senator Ted Cruz over the Affordable Care Act.
Vladimir Dlouhy, head of the Czech Republic's Chamber of Commerce, says he believes the revised rules are, in fact, "about pushing cheaper competitors, mostly from Central and Eastern Europe, from the market". Notably absent from the French president's tour are meetings with the hard-right and conservative leaders of Hungary and Poland, with whom Macron has repeatedly clashed.
The country's top brass and delegations from nine countries - the USA, the UK, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Montenegro, Estonia, Turkey and Moldova also attended the parade at Ukraine's invitation. "Ukraine is ready to give a tough military response if an aggressor launches an offensive. We will never forget and never forgive", the president said.
A helicopter is helping in the search and rescue operation, Swiss media report. Police and residents stressed that the mobile phone coverage in the area was spotty at best, voicing hope that might explain why the missing had not been in touch.
Universities UK (the umbrella body of Britain's universities), other higher education stakeholders and some cabinet ministers have been demanding that global students be taken out of overall migration statistics, since the vast majority of them return home and can not be considered migrants.
Touching upon Netanyahu's remarks that Israel is poised and ready to defend itself, including from Iran, Rizk recalled that "it is Israel which has always attacked other countries in the region and we have never seen Israel being attacked".
More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross said on Tuesday. Another 71 people were killed in Assam as rivers breached their banks and entered low-lying villages. More than 225 animals are also thought to have been killed in the famous Kaziranga National Park which has been nearly entirely submerged in water.
The counter-protesters are not anti-white or anti-Christian. He later called out white nationalists by name two days later, but, in any angry news conference August 15, he blamed "both sides", adding that he was "not putting anybody on a moral plane".
The man riding and hitting the tow truck and the truck's driver were both detained, questioned and later released, authorities said. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department , the driver of the repo truck was attempting to repossess a vehicle that the owner had defaulted on.
It reports that the State Agency for Regulation and Control of Public Services (Arcon-Pa) in Brazil has announced that the company which owns the vessel was "not legalized to carry passengers". He told G1 he found a life jacket and used it to stay afloat, but he saw many others in the water who "failed to make it". At least 10 people have been confirmed dead in the accident on the Xingu river in northern Para state, which borders a long section of the Amazon river and contains several large ...
By providing safe havens to "agents of chaos" that kill Americans in Afghanistan , Trump warned Islamabad that it has "much to lose" by harbouring terrorists. But Trump wants India to do more on that front and is threatening its trade with the US if it doesn't. Gen. Bajwa, according to the statement, told the U.S envoy that peace in Afghanistan was as important for Pakistan as for any other country.
Soon after Kerala HC cleared his name in the graft case, Vijayan addressed a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram . Whereas the three accused were admittedly not directly involved in the initial execution of contracts between KSEB and Lavalin, the CBI alleged that they were involved in a conspiracy later on, for which objective they misused their official positions to allow substantial unlawful gains for SNC Lavalin.
Sources told CNN the email was sent in June 2016, just around the time of a recently revealed meeting including Donald Trump Jr, senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner and a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower. During the speech, Trump said that "an easing of tensions and improved relations with Russian Federation, from a position of strength, is possible".
Bringing relief to the hospitality and liquor industry, the Supreme Court has announced that the ban on the sale of alcohol within 500 meters of state and national highways is not applicable within the city limits. The SC had dismissed the SLP on July 11, 2017 the detailed order of which was uploaded to its web portal on Wednesday late evening. But with Supreme Court upholding the decision of Chandigarh administration to re-classify the arterial roads which were earlier classified as ...
The teacher is expected to recover fully after the pupil was taken to a juvenile detention centre. Shocking cell phone footage shot by a fellow student captured the 16-year-old lunging at his male teacher at South Division High School on Tuesday.