The Washington Post reported earlier on the fine and said the agency's five commissioners met recently to discuss it. USA authorities are reportedly considering imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook after the data of tens of millions of its users was harvested by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica .
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz were the only two to attend, after a series of obstacles mired the conference in controversy only days before delegates arrived. Syria was suspended from the Arab League in 2011, but some members are pushing for its reinstatement and others have reopened shuttered embassies in Damascus.
The projectile was sacked shortly after Syrian state media said Israel conducted a rare daylight missile attack in and around Damascus. It said that shooting followed the explosion. There were no immediate reports on the extent of any damage. Usually silent about its attacks on Iranian targets near its frontier, Israel has lifted the veil this month, a sign of confidence in a campaign waged amid occasional tensions with Syria's big-power backer Russian Federation.
Environmental threats-including extreme weather, failure of climate-change mitigation and adaptation, natural disasters, biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse, and man-made environmental disasters-dominate the top 10 lists for both likelihood and impact.
Russian Federation was among the first countries to condemn Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia in 2008, and it has since voted against the membership of Kosovo in worldwide institutions in line with Belgrade's policies. The problem of Kosovo will not be solved soon because the Albanians living in the split region are not ready for a compromise, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.
Wind chill readings will be between 4 below and 9 above Saturday into Sunday morning, even as wind speeds decrease. The warning will end Monday with Environment Canada calling for a high of -16C. The health office and first responders were expected to encourage homeless people to seek indoor shelter. Temperatures are expected to warm up slightly Sunday, reaching the lower 30s.
Protests broke out in six cities in Sudan on Thursday. The committee said the two were killed with "live ammunition" but did not specify who had fired the shots. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on Dece 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. "I am very concerned about reports of excessive use of force, including live ammunition, by Sudanese state security forces during large-scale demonstrations in various parts of the country since 19 ...
President Ashraf Ghani in a phone conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on January 17 discussed the issues around Afghan-lead and Afghan-owned peace process. The Taliban has objected to government involvement in its meetings with Khalilzad and wants foreign troops to leave Afghanistan. Russian Federation and Iran have held meetings with the Taliban in recent months, while China has also made overtures.
Undoubtedly, Kenya's security forces have emerged as the heroes in the wake of the terrorist attack on the upmarket Dusit Luxury Hotel and Business Complex on 14 Riverside Drive Westlands, Nairobi on January 15, 2018. Kenyan authorities say 21 people, including one police officer, were killed by the attackers. He said Interpol's role is to help coordinate the worldwide investigative response in support of the Kenyan authorities as they investigate this appalling terrorist attack.
The death toll from a vehicle bomb blast outside a police academy in Colombia on Thursday climbed to nine, officials said, Trend reports citing Xinhua. "My sincerest thoughts go to the family, friends and companions of Erika Chico". The US embassy in Bogota offered its "help in investigating this reprehensible attack".
ET. The average delay at O'Hare was almost an hour Saturday afternoon. Snow will start Saturday evening in Boston and NY, which will then turn into a wintry mix and freezing rain overnight into Sunday. A massive winter storm has brought up to 10 inches of snow to some parts of the Midwest and is expected to hit the Northeast on Sunday. Following the storm system, some areas of the Midwest were expecting high winds and bitter cold.
A vessel that went down off the Libyan coast has left at least 117 migrants missing in what could be the deadliest disaster in the Mediterranean in more than a year, the United Nations migration agency said Saturday, citing reports from rescued migrants.
His lawyers say the allegations have been fabricated by cooperators seeking leniency in their own cases. Before Sanchez's outburst, Coronel looked less thrilled - sitting stonefaced in the courtroom while Guzman's sidepiece discussed their affair.
It's a commitment to you, our members and our movement. "As I have set out repeatedly in our exchanges across the despatch box and in my previous letter, Labour would support a deal based on a new customs union with a United Kingdom say on future trade deals, a strong single market relationship, and guarantees on workers' rights, consumer standards and environmental protections".
The president and his aides have said he will not budge on his demand for USD5.7 billion dollars for his border wall . Trump declared in a statement from the White House that he was "here today to break the logjam and provide Congress with a path forward to end the government shutdown and solve the crisis on the southern border".
The PSNI sent out the warning via social media, telling people to stay away from Bishop Street Within while they investigate the suspected explosion. The explosion took place outside a local courthouse, prompting a major police operation.
People belonging to a caravan of migrants from Honduras en route to the United States, walk at the border crossing to Mexico in Hidalgo, Mexico, on January 18, 2019. Migration officials did not reply to requests for comment on why the wrist bands were not required on Friday. In a radio interview, Mexico's National Coordinator of Civil Protection David Leon said he did not have precise figures of the number of migrants that entered, but it was estimated to be about 800.
Runner-up Martin Fayulu has previously described the outcome as an " electoral coup " forged by Tshisekedi and departing President Joseph Kabila . The challenges in DR Congo are related to polls held on December 30, previous year where the country's electoral commission, Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), declared Felix Tshisekedi as the victor.
Banerjee's United India rally is being seen as an effort to unite the Opposition against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party at the Centre ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. "This grand alliance is not just against me but the people of this country". "My actions against corruption have infuriated some people". H.D Deve Gowda, who was briefly prime minister in the 1990s, said regional parties were powerful but "cannot save India without uniting".
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors have been investigating Trump campaign links to Russian Federation for 20 months and whether Trump, as president, obstructed justice by trying to thwart the probe. Manafort explained to the Government attorneys and investigators that he would have given the Ukrainian peace plan more thought, had the issue not been raised during the period he was engaged with work related to the presidential campaign.
In the video, several of the boys can be seen wearing apparel from Covington Catholic School in Park Hills, Kentucky, and while it's not confirmed all of the people involved attend the school, a majority of Covington's social channels were either set to private or deleted completely sometime after the video surfaced.
The company initially had said the explosion was caused by illegal taps in the pipeline, and Fayad called on the community not to steal gasoline. Lopez Obrador said the army had been right to avoid a confrontation due to the large number of people seeking to make off with a trove of free fuel - a few liters of which are worth more than the daily minimum wage in Mexico.
Organizers had originally planned to gather Saturday on the National Mall, but with the forecast calling for snow and freezing rain Saturday and the National Park Service no longer plowing the snow, the march's location and route was altered this week to start at Freedom Plaza and march down Pennsylvania Avenue past the Trump International Hotel.
Earlier on Thursday, the president also postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Belgium, Egypt and Afghanistan, citing the shutdown. This article has been updated with details about the shutdown-related exchanges between Trump and Pelosi.
We'll hear the debate on both sides. There's another important relationship between Los Angeles and New York City, they are home to the largest LGBTQ communities in the nation (with NYC once again edging us out... The school district is hoping to hold on to its $1.9 billion in reserves and continue defunding, dismantling, and privatizing the city's 900 public schools.
The new summit to discuss Pyongyang's denuclearisation will follow a first meeting held in Singapore in June 2018. No venue has been announced for the new summit. Media captionTrump Kim summit: Win-win, or a Kim win? Trump's decision to go ahead with another in-person meeting - further elevating Kim's global profile - underscores the president's confidence that his personal involvement and negotiating skills can change the behavior of recalcitrant regimes in ways that traditional leverage ...
City Hall released the video to the public in November 2015 - 13 months after the shooting - and acted only because a judge ordered it to do so. The prison term was also a fraction of what Van Dyke could have faced had he been convicted of first-degree murder, which carried a mandatory minimum of 45 years in prison.
Kent , 35, from upstate NY, and a civilian, Scott A. Wirtz, from St. Louis. The United States suffered several losses this week overseas as an Army Ranger died from wounds sustained in combat in Afghanistan and four others were killed by a suicide bomber at an American-frequented restaurant in Syria .
After Manafort replied, "Yes", he added, "Even if not one on one". Mueller is investigating whether Russian interfered in the election and whether Trump campaign members coordinated with Moscow officials. One heavily redacted section refers to a meeting Manafort had before leaving the Trump campaign on August 19, 2016. Prosecutors have since filed court documents describing five areas in which Manafort is accused of lying to government investigators, including misleading statements about ...
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, at least 15 people were killed in the rare attack in Manbij . A blast struck near a US-led coalition patrol in Syria's northern Manbij on Wednesday, a witness and the Manbij Military Council militia that holds the town said.
For some users, Facebook also listed a category known as multicultural affinity, outlining a user's affinity with different racial and ethnic groups, rather than assign them to groups that reflected their actual race or ethnic background. "We want people to understand how our ad settings and controls work". Almost 60 percent of participants said that at least the preferences were more or less accurate, while 27 percent said they did not represent reality.
March 29 is only 10 weeks away'. "So I say to the prime minister again: I am quite happy to talk, but the starting point for any talks about Brexit must be that the threat of a disastrous no-deal outcome is ruled out". Former Cabinet minister, Boris Johnson said that Britain's European Union partners will be flexible and with "their economies stuttering" more can be expected from the EU.
On Tuesday, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett acknowledged that the partial shutdown's economic effects are a "little bit worse" than the administration first thought. Some federal employees have been deemed essential to government function and are required to work without pay. Pelosis maneuvers in the Congress speech of the President was "very irresponsible and blatantly political", however, Trumps reaction would also be "inappropriate".
A University of California professor and election-law expert, Richard Hasen told the WSJ that if the expenses were campaign related and had not been discussed with Trump's campaign, then Cohen was obligated to "disclose the payment to RedFinch as an independent expenditure".
The Hill reports that Rudy Giuliani showed up to chat with the network's Chris Cuomo , and Giuliani had some "remarkable" words on possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign , per CNN . The president responded to the report during an interview broadcast on the Fox News Channel after host Jeanine Pirro, who is also a personal friend of Trump, asked whether he is now or has ever worked for Russian Federation.