Cuba's president is not directly elected by the people, but by the Council of State which is chosen by the National Assembly . The decision to postpone the departure of Castro was taken over "the exceptional situation" caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma last September, which caused considerable damage to housing and other infrastructure and 10 deaths.
A Russian design bureau won the competition for the design of the identity of the London World Chess Championship in 2018. If you busted out a chess game while reading the " Kama Sutra ", it might look like this. Can you identify the following brand logos - and spot why they provoked controversy? Chess fans and players are taking issue with how the board in the logo has 6x6 squares, not the standard 8x8.
The internet caught wind of the spikes after Twitter user Jennifer Garrett shared a photo taken by a former colleague, Anna Francis . While admitting that the spikes could be seen as cruel by others, the resident added that people in Bristol had already tried to scare the birds away from the neighborhood and failed.
The couple kicked off the second-leg of their wedding celebrations in Virat's hometown New Delhi which will be reportedly attended by former Team India players and Bollywood stars. However, the images of them posing for clicks during the reception are going viral as fans continue to drool over their pictures after a small break in between.
The program permits targeted surveillance on foreign persons located outside the United States. Initial backing for the bill was divided along the party lines. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father Erik Prince says meeting with Russian banker unrelated to Trump campaign MORE (D-Calif.), who may be able to rally enough ...
Twitter is still requiring that users provide a phone number to set up 2FA because it is used for account recovery. Under Security and next to Login verification, click the Review your login verification methods button to get started .
MLS announced Nashville was awarded expansion on Wednesday; Cincinnati, Detroit and Sacramento are all vying for the second and final selection for MLS expansion this year. It now has 20 teams in the United States and three in Canada. "They have some things to finalize with their ownership that I think would make them optimum", Garber said.
Placing cities under siege and cutting off access to roads, food, and medical supplies have left humanitarian aid providers unable to reach the trapped populations of civilians not allowed to leave the cities. "We recognize that now is the time for a genuine political process". Bilateral and trilateral expert meetings are scheduled for December 21, while the plenary session of the Astana talks will take place on December 22.
Police said in a statement they had "saturated the. area in the vicinity of Flinders, Elizabeth and Swanston streets to ensure community safety". Among the injured were three South Korean tourists - two adults who are in intensive care with serious injuries to the lungs and pelvis, and a boy being treated for a leg fracture - Yonhap news agency said, citing Seoul's foreign ministry.
The Salvation Army of Fond du Lac recently teamed up with Feeding America and Alliant Energy to hand out a semi load of food to people in Fond du Lac. Beyond donating to The Salvation Army's physical Christmas kettles, donations to the 2017 Christmas Campaign can be made at www.FilltheKettle.com , www.SalvationArmy.ca , by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769) or via mail to The Salvation Army, 2 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON M4H 1P4.
Responding to a question about Modi's assertion that the BJP's win was an endorsement of his development agenda and economic reforms like the GST, the Congress president said, "It is unusual as in his poll speeches he did not talk about development, nor about GST and note ban".
Officers say he was driving under the influence when he allegedly hit the auto in front of him in the McDonald's drive thru line, telling officers he was coming from a bar in Tavares. Roach", the police department said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE . An arrest report said Roach told investigators his foot slipped off the pedal of his 2012 Jeep.
Highs this afternoon will be in the low 20s, and clouds will increase throughout the day as the next weather system approaches. Ice accumulation potential will be highest away from the coast where cold surface air will hold on longer while the immediate coast will see a warmer rain.
The White House said in a statement that the President's evaluation of Mr. Rubashkin's case and compensation settlement were depended on assertion of corroboration from members of Congress and a wide representation of the legal populace.
The Council episode could signal a lopsided general assembly vote should member states choose to ignore Trump's warning. Palestinian envoy said he hopes there will be overwhelming support in the General Assembly for the resolution. Egypt had put forward the draft at the council which was backed by all 14 other Security Council members in the vote on Monday. 'The General Assembly will say, without the fear of the veto, that the global community is refusing to accept the unilateral position ...
Zaghari-Ratcliffe, held for almost two years in Tehran's Evin prison over allegations of spying, had been eligible for early release under Iranian law for a couple of months but doubts emerged after the judiciary last month moved to put her on a new trial for additional charges based on claims of fresh evidence that appear to include a BBC pay stub and contents of her personal email.
Transport for London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and refused to renew its licence in September. However, BBC business correspondent Dominic O'Connell says there are larger implications for the company around the world, "because what Europe does on regulation often tends to be followed by other countries, and also for the whole gig economy because it means that Europe is taking quite a dim view of this idea of companies simply being information services or platforms".
Uber will "continue the dialogue with cities across Europe" to allow access to its services. The judgement came for a court case originates which from legal action filed by Elite Taxi , a Barcelona-based association of taxi drivers who claimed Uber was Uber for operating its low-priced Uberpop service without the necessary taxi licences and authorisation from the city.
Besides SoftBank , Didi's previous investors include Apple and Alibaba Group. Didi said the fundraising attracted both Chinese and worldwide investors. Didi however, did not disclose the names of the investors in the round. Didi has expanded overseas rapidly in the past year after it won the battle for the Chinese market by acquiring Uber's local business in 2016, ending a cash-burning subsidy war that cost the USA firm roughly $2 billion.
A passenger boat has capsized near the waters of Dinahican, Quezon and Polillo Island, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Thursday. The vessel, which is licensed to carry up to 286 people, was allowed to sail as there were no storm warnings at or around Real or Polillo, Balilo said.
There were no shots at the time, he said, but about 80 minutes later South Korean troops fired around 20 rounds from a K-3 machine gun to warn off Northern guards who approached the border apparently looking for their comrade. They are being questioned as part of the defection process. Word from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) in South Korea makes it clear that recent cryptocurrency hacks that took $6.99 million USA in tokens of various types this year could be traced back to North ...
The document doesn't specifically mention Russian meddling in last year's US presidential election. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing Tuesday that the two countries shared common goals and must respect each others' core interests.
The latest development came amid an array of resignations of the British government cabinet officials over the past months for sex-related allegations. Ms Maltby is not commenting on Mr Green's resignation until she receives more details from the Cabinet Office. "We have ourselves known of these incidents since they first occurred and have fully supported Kate in the responsible manner in which she has reported them".
USA officials were in contact with local authorities, she added. Cruise spokesman Owen Torres told ABC News the bus was carrying guests from Royal Caribbean's Celebrity Equinox and Serenade of the Seas. "It could have been us that could have been on that bus", Vanrenterghem said. They said 13 people remained in hospital. "Our 27 guests were on a bus tour to the Chacchoben Ruins".
Fethullah Gulen, the US -based preacher, is accused by Ankara of orchestrating a failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016. Kanter is a long-time supporter of Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999 and whose extradition Erdogan is seeking.