Santos met with Trump and other Latin American leaders at a special dinner on the fringes of the U.N General assembly in NY to discuss what the USA leader described as a "completely unacceptable" situation in Venezuela under Nicolas Maduro's leadership.
About 80 percent of both companies' local customers had power knocked out Monday during the passage of Tropical Storm Irma . On Sunday, FPL said it would be Monday and on Monday she was told it would be Tuesday. 85 percent of restoration is complete in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hendry, Lee and Glades counties. "Shutting off power is a last resort, and we would not cut off power to someone because they haven't been able to pay their bill for good reason".
The president urged the U.N.to focus "more on people and less on bureaucracy" and to change "business as usual and not be beholden to ways of the past which were not working". With his remarks, Trump will emphasize that the peril posed by North Korean and Iranian weapons programs is too great for any country to remain on the sidelines, according to two USA officials who previewed themes of the address on Monday.
The president also suggested allowing Muslim women to marry non-Muslims; now Muslim men are allowed to marry non-Muslims but not the other way around. Human rights campaigners in Tunisia have often protested against this inequality, arguing that it undermines the basic human right to choose a spouse.
The North launched its latest missile as it protested against tough new United Nations sanctions over its sixth nuclear test on September 3. Calling the latest launch a "terrible, egregious, illegal, provocative reckless act", Britain's U.N.
Foxconn is in final negotiations with officials in Racine County to build the massive plant to manufacture liquid crystal display panels _ an industry that doesn't now exist in the United States. Walker said the contract will also contain more tools to tighten up the job promises, including laying out specific salaries. Walker also thanked the Milwaukee Bucks, and Bucks president Peter Feigin was in attendance.
The pair is due to meet on Monday in NY, amid ongoing debate over whether Washington should amend or scrap the 2015 accord. Netanyahu hopes to bring about an addition to the nuclear agreement (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) signed with Iran by the US, China, France, Britain, Germany and the European Union in 2015.
JD (U)'s rebel Rajya Sabha members Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar on Monday sought a month's time to reply to the House's communication to them, seeking response to the party's plea for their disqualification. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would've racked up considerable brownie points with the BJP on Monday when, in a span of about 45 minutes, he backed his new ally on an array of issues, including its attack on his old ally and the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his recent ...
The Spanish authorities have urged the North Korean ambassador to Madrid Kim Hyok-chol to leave the country by the end of the month, writes France 24. US Vice President Mike Pence called on four key South American nations - Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Chile - to join in the global effort to curb North Korea's economic growth, during his August trip to South America.
Virgin Islands , and the British Virgin Islands . Thereafter, a credible forecast on whether or not the USA will be directly affected by (likely Hurricane) Maria is just not possible yet. Hurricane warnings were posted for the US and British Virgin Islands , Guadeloupe , Dominica , St. Kitts , Nevis, Montserrat , Martinique and St.
The statement from the White House said the US organised its participation in this year's General Assembly around three themes: Promote Peace; Promote Prosperity; and, Uphold Sovereignty and Accountability. France made a fresh plea on Monday for the United States to preserve the 2015 deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened.
But all eyes are on on his Sept 21 meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence. No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack but the Afghan officials are saying that the Haqqani terrorist network based in Pakistan plotted and carried out the attack although the leader of the network in a voice message said today that the group has no role in the incident.
Col. Liran Cohen, head of the IDF's air defense school, left, and Col. David Shank, of the U.S. 10th Army Air & Missile Defense Command, cut the ribbon to open the first American military base in Israel, inside the Mashabim Air Base, on September 18, 2017.
Maria is due to hit the Leeward Islands, which include the USA and British Virgin islands , in the coming hours. But Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, in a Facebook post around the time Maria made landfall, said the storm has blown the roof off his home, adding, "I am at the complete mercy of the hurricane".
Pelosi is in her home city to call for legislation that would protect young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children or by parents who overstayed visas. "She will continue to work with advocates in efforts to pass the DREAM Act", the statement read. "I don't think it's productive to be attacking people who have supported Dreamers and immigration justice for years", said Mark Silverman, an attorney with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in San Francisco.
Over the weekend, the flight was rerouted to Christchurch for refuelling. Singapore Airlines (SIA) said its SQ286 Auckland-Singapore flight would make a refuelling stop in Sydney on Wednesday and Thursday, while Cathay Pacific CX198 is stopping in Brisbane enroute from Auckland to Hong Kong.
BART police released this image Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 of a possible suspect in a threat-by-note incident Saturday aboard a Dublin-bound train. If you want to live hand back your wallet + phone NOW + do not turn around and be discreet. At least two fellow passengers responded by going over to check on her. Dragland told KPIX that instead of complying with her would-be robber, she chose to create a scene.
So if initiating an aggressive war (which the Nuremberg Tribunal called "the supreme global crime"), instituting an worldwide torture regime (which Ronald Reagan called "an abhorrent practice" that no circumstance can justify), and embracing the full model of presidential lawlessness does not result in ostracization, sanction or exclusion from polite society, why on earth would anyone expect that Sean Spicer would face any sort of actual recriminiation or outcome? The former White House ...
Monday report, said Jose remains a Category 1 storm and is now at 33.0° north and 71.4° west. The powerful storm, named Hurricane Maria , is now bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying it's still getting stronger.
According to the New York Times , Petrov died on May 19 at age 77, but news of his death was widely unrecognized at the time . Schumacher confirmed Petrov's death to Gizmodo this morning. Schumacher flew to Russian Federation to find the man who saved the world , and found him living in a flat in Fryazino, northeast of Moscow. Luckily, Petrov disobeyed what simply didn't feel right to him.