Tewari in his tweet a day after Christmas, indirectly referred the prime minister, comparing him with Santa Claus, used the phrase "an old man with a white beard". Modi also appealed to BJP MPs for unanimous passage of the triple talaq bill as it "aims to give gender justice, protection and respect", Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar informed media after the meet.
The paper said the State Department had rejected Friedman's recommendations but after being placed under huge pressure it discussed the issue again and said President Donald Trump would have the final on the matter. After his comments, the State Department attempted to do damage control, with spokeswoman Heather Nauert saying that Friedman's stance did not represent a change in USA policy.
He was attacked. While police have yet to describe Mr McCarthy's injuries, he was stabbed in the head with what is believed to be a screwdriver. Mr McCarthy was rushed by ambulance, in a critical condition, to Royal Perth Hospital, and was placed on life support in the intensive care unit.
Putnam Investments Llc sold 73,131 shares as Marathon Petroleum Corp ( MPC)'s stock rose 5.52%. The Fjarde Ap-Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund holds 134,606 shares with $7.55M value, up from 128,041 last quarter. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) has risen 14.05% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Swiss Bankshares stated it has 3.13M shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.
During the meeting four agreements over cooperation in the fields of military, finance and environment were signed. Erdogan also said the two leaders also spoke about regional issues, including the situation in Libya and "terrorism". Previously, Erdogan had said that around 500 people - including 170 women and children - required "urgent humanitarian aid", according to Turkey's TRT and Russia's Sputnik news agencies.
The US-based social media giant Facebook appears to plan to ask its users to link their Adhaar card to their Facebook account, in future. Facebook India has confirmed it has started asking for users' Aadhaar details if they want to create a new account.
As hard as it might be to remember considering today's sometimes apocalyptic rhetoric about the successful passage of the first major tax reform in 31 years, Democrats once supported the notion of tax cuts. " Americans were promised no cuts to Medicare or Social Security". CNBC reported that individuals who live in states with state, local, property, sales and real estate taxes, will no longer be able to deduct all of these from their federal taxes.
The much-talked Muslim Women bill is soon going to be introduced by the government in Parliament today. The landmark bill proposes criminalisation of the practice of instant triple talaq among Muslims. The triple talaq debate forged an unlikely coalition between women groups, Prime Minister Modi and his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party which wanted the customary law quashed, against some Muslim outfits that contended the state had no right to interfere in religious matters.
Japan has urged South Korea to stick with the 2015 agreement , saying any attempt by Seoul to revise the original deal "cannot be acceptable whatsoever" and would leave bilateral ties "unmanageable". "The "comfort women" issue is important". The countries resolved to refrain from criticising each other over the issue at worldwide forums, and South Korea agreed to "make efforts" to secure the removal of statues honouring the women , including one outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul.
The spokesperson said the building where the attack took place also houses the office of the Sada-E-Afghanistan ( Afghan Voice ) news agency and a mosque. Afghan security forces near the scene in Kabul on Thursday. Since then, it has massively scaled up its attacks in Kabul , including on security installations and the country's Shiite minority.
The incident took place during a heavy cross-border shelling by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) yesterday evening, Pakistan's Dawn News reported quoting the ISPR. Another officer said the raid was meant to send a message to Pakistan that India would strike back if they resort to such things. "The unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian occupation forces in the Rakhchikri sector...
To avenge the loss of his inflatable reindeer and to dress up his lawn in time for the holidays, Lamkin printed out screenshots of the Grinch who stole his Christmas decorations from his security footage. Lamkin made a decision to create a new yard display, this one featuring the thief as the Grinch . "Hopefully something will happen, and it will touch his heart, and he will change", said Lamkin.
Russia's ruling United Russia party has held a congress in the 16th year of its existence, during which it has only ever known one leader, President Vladimir Putin . Navalny has always maintained that the conviction was politically motivated. The verdict was annulled by the European Court of Human Rights, which said he was not given a fair hearing.
Video shows Harriet feeding her young . On Tuesday, we got word that both eggs are pipping. Harriet, a bald eagle, has hatched two new baby eaglets in Fort Myers, Florida. Sadly, Ozzie died in 2015 after a fight with another male eagle in the area. There are three cameras that capture the lives of the eagle family, and they are environmentally friendly and non-intrusive.
President Donald Trump, who is now spending a 10-day Christmas vacation at the Florida luxury resort he owns, has visited one of his company's properties on almost one-third of the days he has been in office, according to a Wall Street Journal review of the president's travel.
In the meantime, the closest radar to this lake effect is Live Doppler 9 and you can see its view of the lake effect by clicking right here. Temperatures already have fallen below zero in some parts of the Upper Peninsula on Christmas night, and wind chills could dip as low as -40 degrees after midnight, according to the National Weather Service.
The bill passed by Congress late Thursday to keep most of the federal government funded for another month also provided a temporary reprieve to a number of health programs in danger of running out of money, most notably the Children's Health Insurance Program , or CHIP.
General Assembly resolution denouncing President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and plans to move the US embassy there. Palestinians have been clashing with Israeli troops since Trump's Jerusalem announcement on December 6. In all, 128 nations voted to maintain the global consensus that Jerusalem's status can only be decided through peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians.
A felony warrant for first-degree murder had been issued for him and police had warned he may be "armed and risky". The children allegedly heard the shooting but did not see anything. Police believe he is armed and unsafe. Leonna is Dalton Jr.'s niece. John Dalton Jr., the 46-year-old Omaha man who is accused of killing his parents and niece in North Omaha Tuesday night, was taken into custody in Tennessee Wednesday afternoon.
Following a study, it was concluded that drastic tree surgery was the only option. It was First Lady Melania Trump that gave the order after noticing that the tree had decayed to a level where it could no longer be safely preserved. Jackson is believed to have planted the tree as a way to honor his late wife but little did he know it would be a scene to behold for over a century.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was, among others, who attended the dinner. After backroom negotiations between the treasury benches and the opposition, a compromise was reached with both the sides agreeing to do their bit to resolve the situation.
Health officials said none of the 10 victims suffered life-threatening injuries. No group has claimed responsibility for the explosion at the market in the Kalininsky district, on the ground floor of the Gigant Hall leisure centre, although Islamic terrorists have been to blame for several attacks and plots in the city in recent years.
On Friday, Marquise Byrd, of Warren, Mich., succumbed to injuries sustained on December 19, when the teenagers allegedly dropped a construction sandbag from an overpass onto an interstate in OH, the Toledo Police Department said. They were charged with felonious assault, but now face murder charges after Byrd's passing. The suspects, who have not been identified due to their ages, are now being held without bail at the Lucas Juvenile Justice Center.
According to court paperwork , Robert Resendiz told police he pressed his 6-month-old son's legs over his head and did not release until his son stopped moving and was "limp". The child's mother said her son was "awake and alert" when she left for work at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the probable cause statement. He told police he used about 65 percent of his strength to press on the infant, it said.
The United States says the Tanf facility is a temporary base used to train partner forces to fight Islamic State. It has rejected similar Russian allegations in the past, saying Washington remains committed to killing off Islamic State and denying it safe havens, reported Reuters.