There were no fatalities. An explosion on Wednesday aboard a passenger ferry that was docked in Playa del Carmen , one of the Mexican Caribbean's top beach resorts, has wounded at least 18 people, the local government said, Xinhua reported.
The quartet aims to complete the 1,840-kilometre (1,143-mile) pipeline and begin pumping natural gas from Turkmenistan's giant Galkynysh gas field by the beginning of 2020. The Prime Minister also congratulated the Asian Development Bank for its role in making the project a reality. Officials say India and Pakistan would buy around 14 billion cubic meters each, while the remaining five billion would go to Afghanistan.
The quartet of governors also announced the possibility that public universities could become centers for research into gun violence. The creation of the States for Gun Safety is the first major step toward gun reform taken by any states since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School last week.
He was released just under an hour later, saying police had opened a case against him for organising illegal protests. Other demonstrations organised by Navalny have followed, most recently on January 28 when he called for Russians to boycott the presidential election on March 18, which he denounces as a sham.
Wilson said. "No one in Britain has been more cordial toward us than Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II", Billy Graham wrote in his autobiography, Just As I Am . For 50 years, the polls had Graham up among America's most admired figures. Reverend Graham will be remembered as a talented, inspiring and dedicated North Carolinian.
Wednesday's study flagged Venezuelans' deteriorating diets, which are deficient in vitamins and protein, as currency controls restrict food imports, hyperinflation eats into salaries, and people line up for hours to buy basics like flour. A Buyer's Manual has been published by the government explaining how the Petro can be bought and stored in the wallet that has been developed for the token.
But as for her White House experience working for Trump , Omarosa played it coy, saying, "I'm looking forward to telling about my life when I decide to do it". But Omarosa admitted that someone in the white house is sleeping around with everybody. This is big given that it could alter in part what Omarosa wants to do.
The wife of Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson, who killed himself previous year amid allegations of sexual assault, has lost a bid to succeed her late husband. "We are confident we will have continued success during the 2018 midterm elections". "This just shows that the entire House is up for grabs this fall".
The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on February 15 about Russian citizens killed in Syria. The CBS TV Channel claimed in early February that Russians were among the Syrian pro-government forces, which allegedly attacked the headquarters of the Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces near the village of Khusham in the province of Deir ez-Zor on February 7.
An attorney who found himself in the crosshairs of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying to federal authorities about his contacts with a former Trump campaign associate.
Reacting to the front page story of Tuesday's Washington Post , the president took to Twitter to defend himself. Crooks and two other women were featured on NBC's Today and held a news conference in NY in December. "He wouldn't let go of my hand, and then he went right in and started kissing me on the lips". "Her self-confidence was absolutely rocked", Hackenburg says.
But petitioners argue the state's full "cooling off period" shouldn't apply to " subsequent purchasers ", or people who already own a firearm. The rebuff came less than a week after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded a dozen others at a Florida high school.
The civil words between the two Republicans are very different from some words they have used about each other in the past - words like " phony " (Romney) and "loser" ( Trump ). He is widely known in the state for rescuing Salt Lake City's 2002 Winter Games. Romney supporters describe him as a "favourite son" of Utah . Lindsey Graham who have now become allies.
The Tuesday morning commute has the potential to be a slick one once again. There is a chance of more precipitation late Thursday through Sunday , with a snow-freezing rain mix possible. With all the rain, there are some flooding concerns this week, especially where we see the heaviest rainfalls set up to the southeast. Tonight , the low will be 18, according to the weather service.
Freezing rain is expected until noon, but drizzle is likely to take its place in the afternoon, according to the latest information from the National Weather Service. We are tracking some more active weather for Thursday through Saturday with scattered rain/snow chances each day. Mostly cloudy with a high near 32.
The United States' top military official in South Korea has affirmed the two allied countries will continue conducting joint military exercises . "As you know, the USA and ROK agreed to deconflict the timing of the spring exercises - Key Resolve and Foal Eagle - in order to provide the best possible conditions for a successful Olympics and Paralympics", a USFK spokesperson who asked to remain anonymous told NK News .
SUNDAY: Snow ends early in the morning around daybreak. Chance of precipitation, the localized forecast continues, is 100%. The second half of the week will be an improvement with a warm front moving north Sunday night . A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the chance for pass travel trouble on Saturday . Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. has only tallied 3.1 inches of snow all season through February 13.
Influential ANC leaders who had been in exile successfully pushed one of their own, Thabo Mbeki, to succeed Mandela. He was overwhelmingly elected deputy president of the ANC, serving directly under Zuma. "A nation of free and equal people", Ramaphosa said. He said his priority is to revive the country's economy, which will be a tough task with South African unemployment at about 30 percent, and almost 40 percent for young people.
Mitt Romney announced that he is running for Utah's open seat in the U.S. Senate. Romney, 70, the Republican presidential candidate in 2012 and the former governor of MA, made the announcement Friday morning on Twitter . Romney's national name recognition and political clout-thanks to his 2012 presidential bid and tenure as MA governor-mean he would likely have outsize influence for a first-time senator.
Watch as five-time world champion Lindsey Jacobellis races for her first Olympic gold medal. My best effort is good enough and I have an Olympic gold. On the men's side, Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal also made history: At 35, he became the oldest Alpine gold medalist and his country's first victor in the downhill.
Yamamoto, who also heads UNAMA, expressed deep concern at the increased harm to civilians caused by suicide attacks. The UN also points out that airstrikes by global and Afghan forces caused more casualties than the previous year. The Taliban wrote on Wednesday, to the American people that they wanted to end Afghanistan's 17-year battle, however, stated that the message should not be seen as a sign of weakness and fight against U.S.
Roughly 1,500 Syrians participated in the Sochi congress as representatives of various Syrian civil society groups representing different ethnic, religious and tribal groups, political forces, and external and internal opposition, including the armed resistance, made their positions known.
The fund also says it reached an agreement with Iraq to settle its outstanding dues to the organization, allowing it to fully rejoin it. Luaibi said the downstream investment would lift refining capacity to 1.5 million bpd by 2021, with 500,000 bpd of that earmarked for export.
U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in the Eastern District of NY ruled that DACA can not end in March as originally planned by the administration. However, the administration did not provide "legally adequate reasons for doing so". Last month, Trump introduced a proposal that would put all 1.8 million young immigrants in question on a pathway to citizenship, in exchange for stiff cutbacks on overall immigration and funding for a massive wall on the USA border with Mexico.
President Donald Trump's 2019 budget , released Monday, makes reference to legislative reforms to programs like food stamps and public housing that include adding or tightening work requirements. This budget - including this proposal - is morally unsound. The box will be available every month and be filled with non-perishable food items.
Boris Johnson confronted Aung San Suu Kyi over the plight of Rohingya muslim refugees today as they held talks in Burma. Visiting a border refugee camp, the Foreign Secretary said such a return would only be possible if a "political solution" could be found to remove the great danger from going back.
The Kansas City metropolitan area could experience freezing drizzle mixed with snow , the weather service said, with totals between a trace and 1 inch. Widespread light snow continues in counties along and north of Interstate-80. It will be below freezing overnight and throughout the day Sunday .
But while it was a huge event at face value, the parade was not broadcast live on North Korean state-controlled television until after the event took place, and it appeared to be edited footage. Notably, North Korea did not unveil any brand-new weapons. Another potentially contentious issue could be the North Korean delegation's trip by air to the South.
Of the two deputies who were injured, one was in serious condition and was undergoing surgery for an abdominal injury, while the other was in fair condition and had been released from the hospital. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation late Friday identified the wounded deputies as Michael D. Corley and Ralph Sidwell "Sid" Callaway . "We just can't believe this happened", he said.
Jennifer Willoughby , the ex wife of former White House staff secretary Robert Porter who resigned this week after allegations he abused both of his ex wives surfaced, opened up on the Today show about the abusive relationship. Willoughby revealed to Guthrie that Porter reached out to her before she was contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to ask what she was going to tell them about their relationship.