by | January 12, 2019 | 12:58

The source said Syrian defences intercepted most of the "enemy targets" and that only a warehouse at Damascus International airport was hit, according to SANA. Russia's Ministry of Defense, which did not specify which flights had been threatened, added that Syrian air defenses had destroyed 14 of 16 Israeli missiles launched by six F-16 jets against unspecified targets near Damascus.

by | January 12, 2019 | 12:10

Reports say several people were injured, while a suspected gas leak is believed to have caused the blast. She said several injuries have been reported to police but no deaths in the immediate aftermath. Police have encouraged members of the public to stay away from the area as emergency services attend to the scene. Pictures from the scene showed smashed windows and scattered debris across the street, as fire crews evacuated people from apartments above the bakery.

by | January 12, 2019 | 08:03

The young woman is now waiting for the UNHCR to assess her claim for protection, before the application is passed to Australia . Australian Government sources said Ms Al-Qunun would be refused entry on the tourist visa because it did not reflect the real reason for her trip.

by | January 12, 2019 | 06:58

He said police are now investigating what caused the collision; six officers were on site to look into the matter. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said more than 20 people had been injured in the collision, noting some of them remain in critical condition.

by | January 12, 2019 | 06:56

Trump also plays a central role in a separate case in NY, where prosecutors have implicated him in a crime. " The New York Times " claims the investigation - a dual counterintelligence and criminal probe - was launched after the president fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017.

by | January 12, 2019 | 05:54

According to reports , the campaign was forced to pay a $1,500 fine for not providing the required insurance. "I think she needs to give herself an opportunity to know her colleagues and to give herself a sense of the chemistry of the body before passing judgment on anyone or anything", said Representative Yvette Clarke (D., N.Y.).

by | January 12, 2019 | 05:10

She added, "There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision". She is the first Hindu member of Congress and its first Samoan American member, and she sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. That led to more critical attention to Gabbard's foreign policy views, though a few months into the Trump administration, she rejected praise from the president and his allies.

by | January 12, 2019 | 01:24

The New York Times later reported that Manafort instructed Kilimnik to provide the data to Serhiy Lyovochkin and Rinat Akhmetov, two Ukrainian oligarchs who Manafort has worked for in the past. The lawyers also said they reserved the right to fight back if Mueller brought new charges surrounding the allegations that Manafort lied to prosecutors.

by | January 12, 2019 | 00:00

Five crash victims are still said to be in critical condition as medical staff in the country battle to save their lives. The accident happened between the eastern cities of Baracoa and Guantánamo. A spokeswoman said: "We continue to seek further information from the Cuban authorities following a road traffic accident, and are ready to assist any British people who require our help".

by | January 11, 2019 | 22:24

People are concerned about her health, and rightly so, but as noted by Chief Justice John Roberts , Justice Ginsburg is working from home , and will participate in all opinions via the parties' previously submitted briefs and the argument transcripts that will be provided to her.

by | January 11, 2019 | 22:19

But it's unclear whether the revisions he has in store will put the minds of the 85,000 immigrants brought to the USA on skilled work visas each year at ease. "So if you are smart you are allowed in, but if you are fleeing for your life and your children's lives, you have to stay on the other side of your imaginary wall?" asked another Trump critic, adding, "I commend you continuing the H1-B, but trying to act all high and mighty over this is a joke".

by | January 11, 2019 | 20:08

On Wednesday, the UNHCR granted her refugee status, ahead of a visit by Foreign Minister Marise Payne to Thailand a day later. The Australian newspaper reports Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun is headed to Canada, while the Daily Mail Australia reports she has been granted resettlement in Australia.

by | January 11, 2019 | 19:57

Brendon Fitzpatrick, the mayor of nearby Conche, has been documenting the stuck seals on Twitter. Fitzgerald said the group of about 40 harp seals is becoming hungry, exhausted and are crying out, suggesting they may be too disoriented to find their way back to the ocean.

by | January 11, 2019 | 18:44

It shows the helicopter pilot's skillful descent through snow-covered slopes to reach a trapped skier who became stuck after dislocating his knee. With the helicopter's rotor blades just inches away from smashing into the snow, the skier was winched away to a nearby hospital.

by | January 11, 2019 | 18:43

Poland and Italy could work together on a new Europe, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said in Warsaw on Wednesday. However, Mr Salvini, who shut his country's ports to migrants last summer, provoked a government crisis by stating: "Whether it's eight or 88 migrants, I am not authorising anyone to enter Italy".

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:44

The rain is expected to change over to snow Friday evening, with the greatest potential for accumulating snow in the Kansas City area Friday night through Saturday morning, according to the weather service. Wind chills will be in the low 20s and will make it feel even colder! Highs Friday are expected to be in the mid to upper 30s before falling below freezing.

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:41

He added the president has to keep his campaign promise he would build a wall along the nation's southern border, but declaring the situation a national emergency would set up a risky precedent. However, he appeared to hold out hope for making a deal to secure wall funding and fully reopen the government. Analysts say the declaration would likely be challenged in court as a case of presidential overreach, in which case the wall still could face being blocked.

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:42

Poland said Friday it had arrested a Chinese telecoms executive suspected of spying for China , with local media identifying him as a Huawei director. Spying, and working in concert with the Chinese government, are the two chief allegations several Western nations are leveling against Huawei, which recently overtook Apple as the world's second-largest smartphone manufacturer.

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:37

The coalition "has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria". Even as administration officials continue to insist the U.S. will leave Syria, they are indicating - in part by adding conditions for withdrawal without timelines - that the American presence will continue far longer than the President's initial pledge of departure "now" or even by the 120-day deadline the White House offered later.

by | January 11, 2019 | 14:45

The nurses, at a government health centre in Ramgarh , then asked the woman's family to take her to a hospital. During the birth, it is understood the baby was in breech and when a nurse attempted to pull it out, he ripped the child's body in two from the torso down, leaving the head inside Ms Kanwar's womb.