CBS/AP- Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a Halloween attack on a New York City bike path say he would plead guilty if the death penalty is not an option. The day after the attack, he tweeted that Saipov "should get the death penalty". Police said he deliberately ploughed a rented truck into bikers and joggers on a bike path only blocks from where the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre once stood.
In a glamour evening tie, Sharapova was no match for Kerber, flopping 6-1, 6-3. Lauren Davis beat Andrea Petkovic 4-6, 6-0, 6-0 and has a potential third-round match against top-ranked Simona Halep , who was playing Eugenie Bouchard later Thursday.
In the interview with Andrew Marr , the French President said he respected the vote in the Brexit referendum but regretted it. His comments come on the French president's first visit to the United Kingdom since becoming elected, holding talks earlier in the week with the Prime Minister.
Referring to a detailed peace-making agreement between the rival countries announced Thursday by South Korea's Unification Ministry, including a joint team in the women's hockey tournament, Adams said it was "great ... Recently, there have been reports the White House has considered a limited, or "bloody nose", strike against North Korea, but Trump reportedly told South Korean President Moon Jae-in he is not contemplating such a strike.
Senator Dick Durbin (Democrat-Illinois), who attended the Oval Office meeting Thursday, and peopled briefed on the conversation, said Trump did make the comments as reported: He questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and " shithole countries " in Africa, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal.
Trump made the comments during a meeting with Republican and Democratic congressmen about immigration reform and President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program. Nielsen also noted at one point that Graham used strong language - prompting Durbin to speak on his behalf. She did not address whether any variation of the word was used by Trump.
One person briefed on the Thursday meeting said when Durbin got to Haiti, Trump began to ask why we want people from Haiti and more Africans in the USA and added that the United States should get more people from countries like Norway. In the first public, on-camera reaction from someone in the room, Sen. He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin accused the president of using "hate-filled, vile and racist" language during the meeting.
Congress only has hours left to avoid the shutdown. Trump had summoned Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to the White House Friday afternoon in hopes of cutting a deal. Only five Democrats-all from red states-voted yes on cloture Friday night: Sens. But Democrats say that the framework should not be about just tonight's vote.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial venture " Padmaavat " which was supposed to hit the theatres on December 1 will now clash with Akshay Kumar's PadMan and release on January 25. mid-day reports that Akshay Kumar completely shaved off his head, "... He answered that he has to shoot for his next film titled Kesari and wear a turban.
Fire officials said the victims were trapped inside the factory as there was no exit route, The Times of India reported. Meanwhile, the police have disagreed on the death toll claimed by the fire department, and said four people have been killed in the fire.
An Afghanistan security official confirmed an attack is ongoing, adding: "They are shooting at guests". The eyewitnesses in the area are saying that a section of the hotel has also caught fire and there are fears that some people have also been killed or wounded in the attack.
Montego Bay , in St. James Parish, is a popular destination for global tourists. The murder rate in the St James Parish Area, which includes Montego Bay, is already double that of the rest of Jamaica, with 335 people killed previous year.
Moon's approval rating fell to a four-month low of 67% on Friday, in a reflection of the public's lukewarm response to his attempts to promote an Olympic détente he hopes will lead to a diplomatic breakthrough over Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes.
US President Donald Trump and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev smile as they speak to the press at the White House. Although reporters seemed skeptical, he said he found "no reason whatsoever" to think the president had any issues with his thought processes.
More than 800 United States flights have been canceled and many others delayed Wednesday, with airports in Atlanta, Houston, Boston and New Orleans tallying the most cancellations, flight tracking site Flightaware.com says. It allowed the winter storm to tap into more moisture and produce more snow in many areas. Freeze warnings extended along much of the Gulf Coast into Florida.
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Paddock, 64, who had no prior criminal history, stockpiled weapons in the year before the shooting, ultimately purchasing 55 rifles and other guns in addition to scopes, cases, bump stocks and ammunition, according to the report. Paddock would move from window to window looking at the site from different angles. Other friends and family members told police that Paddock claimed to consistently feel ill, in pain or worn out, but Paddock's physician told investigators that Paddock's only major ...
The J Street statement said that while there is "no excuse" for what Abbas said, his remarks reflected his "frustration" and his "deep despair" over American policy. Pence arrives at a time of unusual strain in the bilateral relations, amid popular unhappiness here with some of the Trump administration's policy shifts in the region.
President Donald Trump asked that a cognitive test be included as part of his first physical exam. Jackson accused doctors who have tried to diagnose Trump from afar of performing "tabloid psychiatry". Jackson says, "The president's overall health is excellent". Jackson said Trump has avoided some big heart risks - he's never smoked and isn't diabetic - and has no family history of heart problems.
It was going to be about her struggle since leaving Fifth Harmony and be built around the wrenching single "I Have Questions". Cabello's single " Havana ", which has already been certified double platinum in the United States, has been played on loop in radio stations worldwide.
CHRIS HUGHTON's Brighton welcome the champions to the South Coast and are desperate to pick up points in their relegation scrap. Antonio Conte's men are desperate to keep within touching distance of Manchester City and the Italian will expect his Nigerian wing back to help his team to victory.
The two Americans and two Canadians were abducted Tuesday evening on their way to Abuja after inspecting some project sites in Kafanchan. "The two police escorts attached to them engaged the kidnappers in a fierce gun battle, which resulted in the unfortunate death of the two police officers", Aliyu said.
A USA sponsored operation by Somalia Special forces on Friday, January 19 rescued 32 children who had been kidnapped by militant group al-Shabab. Human Rights Watch recently reported that al-Shabab militants are forcing communities in remote areas to hand over children as young as eight to be trained as fighters.
Also known as Scarborough Shoal, the ring of reefs lies about 230 km (140 miles) from the Philippines in the South China Sea, where Beijing's claims are hotly contested by other nations. The US and Chinese militaries have had frequent standoffs in the South China Sea. In a bid to question China's claims over the area, the United States has been pressing naval ships and air force planes frequently to pass through the area, through which trillions of dollars of worldwide trade takes place to ...
Popular Mollywood actor Tovino Thomas has posted a Facebook status expressing his grief on the political murder of a youth in Kerala recently. "It feels so. The BJP on Saturday observed a shutdown in Kannur and Mahe to protest against the murder. In the past one year there has been a rise in the alleged killing of Right wing workers and CPI (M) workers in Kerala.
Although averaging just over five goals a season since his £15 million move in the summer of 2013 hardly makes for good value for money. Conte has been seeking a target man since the close season and was beaten by Tottenham Hotspur to signing Spaniard Fernando Llorente from Swansea City.
Riyasat Khan and skipper Nisar Ali also played solid knocks of 48 and 47 respectively to take Pakistan total past 300 after they were put into bat by India . India reached the final of the tournament after defeating Bangladesh by seven wickets, while Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 156 runs to book a place in the final.
McConnell and Schumer insisted they were still committed to finding an agreement that restores government funding as soon as possible. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also laid the shutdown at the Democrats' feet, blasting Democrats from the Senate floor where he said the shutdown "was 100 per cent avoidable".
It added to the pressure on Mr Trump by issuing a statement saying: "The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Trump announced previous year that he will end the Obama-era program unless lawmakers come up with a solution by March. "And if one happens, I think you have only one place to look, and that's to the Democrats", Sanders said earlier Wednesday.
As expected, the House intelligence committee on Thursday released the transcript of its interview with Glenn Simpson, whose political research firm Fusion GPS looked into potential ties between President Donald Trump and the Russian government.
As mentioned above, the phone would come running EMUI 8.0 over Android 8.0 Oreo right from the first boot. The rear panel also houses same camera configuration - 13MP primary lens and a 2MP secondary lens, along with features like phase detection autofocus, HDR, digital zoom, panorama 3D Beauty, bokeh effect photography, Smile Capture, Voice Camera, Watermark, Burst Shot and Slow-Motion video shooting.
Under the scheme, each city will get Rs 500 crore from the Centre for implementing various projects. According to ministry sources, Surat has had the largest number of smart city projects implemented and completed under the Smart City Mission .
Few Republicans present during the meeting condemned his remarks, though Senate minority whip Richard Durbin, the lone Democrat present, said that the president's denial was false and that Trump "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist".
Why this matters: Talk radio listeners largely agree with the job performance of the president . Is US President Donald Trump one of America's worst in modern history? In Canada, 20 per cent of respondents said they approved of the job performance of USA leadership; 76 per cent said they disapproved.
Nearly immediately, Harley was thrown out of her sorority and, not long after, the school gave her the boot. Efforts to reach Barber for comment have been unsuccessful. "We do not waste water", Barber said. "I love how I act like I love black people because I...hate...", she said in her video on Instagram as well "I'll use it whenever i want", referring to the racial slurs aimed at African-Americans.