Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela on Monday as part of a sit-in against the government. The opposition blames Maduro for the unraveling of the oil giant's once-booming economy, leaving the country with critical shortages of food, medicine and basic goods.
Venezuela has seen near-daily protests since the beginning of April, with opponents of President Nicolas Maduro demanding his ouster. Demonstrations against President Maduro began almost a month ago and since then, 15 people have died around protests-including one National Guard sergeant-and 11 others in evening robberies, said the state prosecutor's office.
The carrier, measuring 315 meters in length and 75 meters in width, displaces 70,000 tons of water. Little is known about China's aircraft carrier program, which is a state secret. The Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-15 and Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC) Z-18 are to be the PLAN's mainstay carrier-borne aircraft.
The submarine arrived on the same day North Korea celebrates the anniversary of the founding of its military. North Korea has ambitions to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States mainland. "When you have someone as unstable, seemingly, as Kim Jong Un, do you worry that words might force him into a catastrophic mistake?" Trump's comments come as the USS Michigan, one of US's most powerful submarines, arrived in South Korea in an apparent show of USA force and ...
After word of Judge Griffen's protest, the Attorney General's office immediately filed an appeal to the State Supreme Court, claiming Judge Griffen's decision was biased. A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked plans by Arkansas to carry out a rapid series of executions this month, after the inmates argued the state's rush to the death chamber was unconstitutional and reckless.
The Associated Press reports 2,000 homes were evacuated because of the brush fires in Collier County. Fire officials said several structures have been destroyed but did not specify an exact number. "Florida is a great state; everybody shows up to help", Gov. Rick Scott said. "That's the main thing that needs to happen right now". A $5,000 reward has been offered to anyone who may know information about the arsonist that could lead to an arrest, fire rescue said.
The Saudi stock index jumped in early trade on Sunday on overnight news that King Salman had issued a royal decree restoring financial allowances for Saudi civil servants and military personnel. Sisi and Saudi Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman would discuss the situation in neighbouring Libya, the future of Egypt's relations with Iran and military coordination in Yemen's strategic Red Sea strait of Bab al-Mandeb.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz was one of the first to receive the President upon his arrival at King Salman Air Base Airport accompanied with Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, State Minister and member of the Saudi cabinet Dr.
The May 14-15 summit is seen as a measure of China's worldwide prestige at a time when Xi has positioned China as a rising outward-looking regional power, and as questions have arisen over President Donald Trump's commitment to maintaining the United States' traditional global leadership.
The arrests were made after a four-month joint investigation in the Saskatchewan region. Last month, the RCMP intercepted 887 people crossing between official border points, with 644 of them crossing into Quebec. with little choice but to resort to hazardous journeys. Two asylum seekers claiming to be from the Democratic Republic of Congo cross the border into Canada from the US on March 28 near Hemmingford, Que.
The email said the woman, who claimed that she couldn't provide details of her identity, overheard the conversation while having lunch at a hotel. The Mumbai police are in process of bringing the youth to the city for further probe, the official said.
The Raptors have the advantages of experience and talent over the six-seeded Milwaukee Bucks . Milwaukee has not won a playoff series since knocking off Charlotte in the 2001 Eastern Conference semifinals. "If they try to do that, something else will open", DeMar DeRozan said on Thursday morning in advance of Game 3 in Milwaukee . "His length is unbelievable", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said.
Aya Hijazi and Mohamed Hassanein were part of a small group of aid workers who were locked up over allegations of child abuse and trafficking charges, even though they were in Egypt on behalf of the Beladi Foundation, a nonprofit Hijazi founded to help street children in Cairo.
Hernandez was found hanging by a bed sheet inside his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass ., early Wednesday morning and was pronounced dead the hospital about an hour later. But this week, according to a lawyer for the Hernandez family, the MA medical examiner's office briefly refused to hand Hernandez's brain over to researchers.
The news comes two weeks after the NCAA ended its ban against the state, when it announced the organization's Board of Governors "reluctantly voted to allow consideration of championship bids in North Carolina". The next time the NCAA will host a bidding and selection process will be in 2020. The Coliseum, with assistance from the Tournament Hosts of Greensboro, Greensboro Sports Commission and Convention and Visitors Bureau, is now set to play host to the tournament through 2023.
Ferryland, Newfoundland, is host to a special visitor, as seen here on Sunday: a giant iceberg, the first of the season. The iceberg is so big it dwarfed a helicopter that recently appeared to land on it. WATCH: It's shaping up to be a banner year for iceberg watchers, off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. He told the CBC that his company gets "a tremendous amount" of online bookings and the season has been promising so far.
Read the latest on Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. Vice President Mike Pence said that the United States' response to any use of weapons by North Korea will be "overwhelming and effective", in a new warning to the reclusive state Wednesday.
The senior official said the end result of how the system now works is that foreign workers are often brought in at less pay to replace American workers, "violating the principle of the program ". "It would be a mistake to close the door on high-skilled workers from around the world who can contribute to American businesses' growth and expansion and make the U.S.
Fifty-two percent of those surveyed believe Trump is a strong and decisive leader, although that is down from 59 percent in February. So did the number of people who think he can "bring about changes this country needs", which also fell seven percentage points to 46 per cent.
Pence is set to arrive Sunday in South Korea as President Donald Trump vows that Kim Jong Un's government is a "problem" that will be "taken care of". This is Pence's first visit to South Korea - part of an Asia swing that also includes stops in Japan, Indonesia and Australia - and although it was conceived months ago, could hardly come at a time of higher tension.
A spokesman of Kashmir University said all university examinations scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed. Mobile Internet services were also suspended as people had started uploading videos showing "atrocities" being inflicting on protesting students on social media sites.
Though most Palestinian political prisoners hail from the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, they are placed in prisons inside Israel, in direct contravention of worldwide law. Graffiti showing the iconic image of his cuffed hands raised above his head flashing a peace sign while being led away by Israeli authorities can be seen in the West Bank.
The law signed Thursday by President Trump that allows state's to block federal funds for Planned Parenthood won't affect blue states like CT. Anti-abortion group Susan B. The joint resolution is one of a series of bills Congress has passed under the Congressional Review Act , which allows federal regulations put in place during the final days of the previous administration to be rescinded by simple majority passage.
A Facebook page belonging to the pro-government Foua and Kfraya villages said all those in three buses were killed or are still missing while a rebel official said at least 30 opposition fighters who were guarding the evacuees were killed in the blast.
Lazio's hopes of catching either their Rome rivals or Napoli to earn a place in next season's Champions League appear over after they could only salvage a 2-2 draw from their trip to Genoa , via Luis Alberto's added-time equaliser. Two minutes before half-time, Inter seized control of the match . It was Icardi's 21st league goal of the season and perhaps more significantly, his first in the Milan Derby.
Gorsuch's confirmation ends the longest Supreme Court vacancy since 1862 during the American Civil War, with the court down a justice for nearly 14 months since long-serving conservative Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13, 2016. The 54-45 vote, in which three Democrats crossed party lines to support the appeals court justice, is expected to restore a 5-4 conservative tilt on the bench.
Russian Federation has never publicly acknowledged any such attack by Assad's forces and has tried for the past 18 months to help him expand his authority in Syria . Ahead of Tillerson's visit tempers rose sharply as U.S. officials suggested Russian forces may have colluded in the latest atrocity blamed on Assad's regime that left 87 civilians dead including children in the town of Khan Sheikhun.
Tests have confirmed sarin gas was used in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. But Assad said it was possible to fake video and suggested the whole incident had been staged. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's first direct talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week failed to ease deepening tensions over Syria.
The terror group is desperately holding on to the remaining stronghold it occupies by putting up a fierce fight against the liberators. "IS controlled 40% of Iraqi land" in 2014, Brigadier-General Yahya Rasool told reporters. "Iraqi security forces continue to progress as they liberate the western side of Mosul", said US Army Major General Joseph Martin . "Nothing has changed in terms of air support".
The Court of Appeals' decision to uphold a lower court's conviction of the United States Marine found guilty of killing Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude in Olongapo City in 2014 will not alter the U.S. The CA said the alleged molestation couldn't be considered as unlawful aggression and there was no physical evidence suggesting Pemberton was hurt by the deceased.
Netflix's " The Crown " leads this year's pool with five nods, including for Claire Foy, Jared Harris, John Lithgow and Vanessa Kirby . Royal drama The Crown leads the nominations for the British Academy Television Awards to be awarded in May.
Kisun Yoon, of the Vancouver Korean Hiking Club, told the same paper he believed two members of his club were among the dead. "They didn't do anything wrong", he said. A South Korean national was among five climbers who were killed in a recent small avalanche on a mountain near Vancouver, Canada, Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday.
Sunrise services for Easter look dry but again we might have to dodge a few isolated showers or thunderstorms during the afternoon but it is only about a 20% chance. Minus a few passing mountain showers it will dry out on Friday and Saturday . Temperatures will stay warm for Easter Weekend , with a high of 79 degrees for Saturday and 74 degrees for Easter Sunday .
Interestingly Rs 282 crore has been released in March 2017 while the rest of the amount would be provided in the budget for 2017-18. The government has also directed officials to ensure fogging is done by Health Department and other agencies.
They said representatives of all the allies of the BJP across the country will participate in the meeting during the evening, followed by dinner. "The BJP's victory in recent assembly polls is a mandate on pro poor policies and public welfare schemes of NDA government".
A person who has spoken to Bentley tells The Associated Press says he plans to resign. The other charge stemmed from his use of campaign funds to pay almost $9,000 in legal bills for political adviser Rebekah Caldwell Mason previous year. The committee on Monday started what was expected to be days of hearings. According to the Alabama Reporter article, talk of Bentley's resignation began on Friday with legislators set to begin impeachment hearings Monday.
Zuma and the Guptas deny the allegations. A march organised by the Democratic Alliance, South Africa's biggest opposition party, was expected to pass near the headquarters of the ruling African National Congress in Johannesburg. Meanwhile, members of the ANC Youth League gathered in downtown Durban, singing "Awuleth'umshini wami", a song popularised by Zuma , which means "bring me my gun" and held placards supporting the president.
In an interview on Tuesday with MSNBC, she said: "The allegation is that somehow the Obama administration officials utilized intelligence for political purposes". It's the policy. When anyone's name appears unless there's an intelligence value to it, the name has to be blacked out and masked. Rand Paul said Thursday Congress would need to approve military action in Syria.
A spokesperson for regional police told the New York Times that they believed the man to be the truck driver. Police have said that he is known to security services. "We are supporting his family in Sweden and in the UK". Spokesman Patrik Soderberg says in a statement that four of the 10 are considered to be "seriously" injured and the remaining six, including the child, are slightly injured.
President Donald Trump may have sent the fanatical dictator of North Korea, Kim Jung Un, into hiding. The North has conducted five nuclear tests, including two a year ago, and test-fired almost 30 ballistic missiles in defiance of U.N. US President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference in the Rose Garden at the White House on April 5, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed the launch but said in a statement "the United States has spoken enough about North Korea".