Officials and witnesses also mentioned more than one attacker and a higher death toll, according to BBC News. Accounts of Friday's events are conflicting; Egypt's Interior Ministry cites just one attacker - a revision of initial reports which claimed that two attackers were involved and that 12 people had been killed.
Houston police said they had yet to determine whether the man had any ill intent. When officers arrived at his room, they found "several" firearms and rounds of ammunition in the room. Police in other cities have said they are taking extraordinary security measures around the year-end celebrations, most prominently at Times Square in NY, where police said they would deploy rooftop observers and counter-snipers in more buildings than usual, as well as patrolling hotels.
A little closure possibly provided for Khalif Coleman, the nephew of Shanta Myers . Shanise Myers , 5, and Brandi Mells , 22, were found slain Tuesday afternoon inside their basement apartment at the Second Avenue address. The suspects were sent to the Rensselaer County Jail to await their next court appearance, on Thursday. More information about the defendants is to be released soon .
The IDF stated Saturday that the rockets launched Friday by a Gaza terror organization were standard-grade Iranian weapons. Liberman later told the Hadashot News in an interview, " Hamas is being careful because they do not want war, as we do not, but the Salafist and extremist Muslim groups are acting on their own ".
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, watches the troops marching as he and Syrian President Bashar Assad visit the Hmeimim air base in Syria, December 11, 2017. Investigators said they had begun questioning the suspect. The city's subway was also targeted by a bomb attack in April that left 15 dead and dozens wounded, claimed by a little-known group linked to Al-Qaeda.
But just hours before the certification, an Alabama judge rejected Moore's attempt to stop the state from making his defeat official. Moore alleges "election fraud," saying high Democratic turnout in key areas was statistically unlikely.
The ex-premier will meet Saudi officials "to discuss various aspects of friendly relationship with Pakistan", it says, adding "they will talk about the cooperation in various fields between the two countries". "It looks like the matter is towards seeking forgiveness and that a National Reconciliation Order (deal) may be on the horizon". Moreover, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has vowed to resist the Sharifs' move.
As rescue divers from Marine Rescue NSW continue to search the scene, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter has reportedly spotted debris and an oil slick on the water. Sydney Seaplanes managing director Aaron Shaw confirmed that their aircraft was one of theirs and said they were working with police on the scene.
And all the injured were evacuated to Army's 92 base hospital in Badamibagh, Srinagar for treatment. "They were challenged by camp sentries", CRPF officials said, CRPF Public Relations Officer (PRO) Rajesh Yadav told PTI that the militants fired indiscriminately injuring three CRPF personnel.
Reuters was unable to independently verify that the vessels had transferred fuel to North Korean vessels, whether the Russian state knew about the sales or how many Russian vessels were involved in the transfers. Instead of going to Taiwan, however, it transferred 600 tonnes of oil to the North's Sam Jong 2 in worldwide waters off China , South Korean customs service officials have said.
Nine people have been killed in two attacks on Coptic Christians in Helwan district, south of Cairo, Egypt's interior ministry has said. The attack came amid tightened security around churches and Christian facilities ahead of the Coptic Orthodox Christian celebrations of Christmas on January 7.
It's time for a truthful, transparent political party. "I am not saying that I will come to politics.I will announce my stand on entering politics on 31 December", Rajinikanth said. If we step on the battlefield, we should win the war. "Had I not known its dynamics, I would have said okay", he said. The South cinema industry sensation Rajinikanth, who is now holding his 6-day outreach plan of meeting his fans, said that though many directors had shaped his roles in films, fans are the main ...
Remittances from Liberians living overseas account for more than a quarter of gross domestic product. "As a leader in the West African sub-region, Nigeria, especially under the PDP, played key roles in ensuring political stability in Liberia and must continue to show direction by ensuring the consolidation of democratic practice and culture both at home and in other countries in the sub-region".
The Pitkin County Sheriff's office told us the same neighbors who hung the banner also brought some chili and cornbread to the secret service agents guarding Pence's house. He has also been accused of being a proponent of " conversion therapy ", a practice which purports to change individuals' sexual orientation via spiritual intervention.
It looks like a very big fire. Roads were closed as emergency services responded to the fire in a 12-storey residential building in Manchester. The public are advised to avoid the area and a number of roads have been sealed off by police.
The youngest victim was Amora Vidal, a week shy of turning eight-months-old, her mother Christine Batiz said. The fire commissioner said he's unsure whether all the smoke detectors were working in the building. It was the deadliest fire in the city in more than a quarter century. There are 25 units in the apartment building. "From what we know right now, there was not a problem with the building", de Blasio said.
A blast ripped through a supermarket in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 10 shoppers. Russia's FSB Federal Security Service has detained the perpetrator and organizer of the explosion at the Perekrestok supermarket in St.
The report quoted the security deputy of Tehran's governor, Mohsen Hamedani, as saying that fewer than 50 people gathered at a public square in Tehran, and that a lot of them left after a police warning but a few made a decision to stay on.
Esaw Snipes, Erica's mother, confirmed the news to The Daily News . "The media will say Erica died of a heart attack but that's only partially true because her heart was already broken when she couldn't get justice for her father", Sharpton said at his weekly telecast.
According to Tynsong, the Congress MLAs would also resigned from the primary membership of the party tomorrow. Shillong/Guwahati: In what may be seen as a major setback for the ruling Congress party in the frontier state of Meghalaya, eight MLAs including five from Congress party on Friday resigned from their membership of the state assembly to join National Peoples Party (NPP).
The numerical proof of Obama's popularity came Wednesday (Dec. 27) when Gallup released the results of their yearly "Most Admired Man and Woman" poll . The polling group has asked Americans about their choice for most admired man 71 times since 1946 ― every year except 1976. The " most admired woman " list was tighter, with Hillary Clinton hanging on to first place with 9 percent support.
It's awful. Terrible. Sad especially at this time of year. We are partnering with the Boys and Girls Club to offer grief counseling at Troy Middle School on Friday, December 29, beginning at 10 a.m. "I don't have the word", he said the next day. Police are now asking the public for any information they may have about the killings. At this time, nobody is in custody, and there isn't a person of interest.
Police later cordoned off the crime scene as onlookers crowded around the church, while a forensics team combed the area. Concerning the security measures of churches, Ghaffar ordered security officers to be unrelenting in dealing with any potential attempts to break the law, and to install extra electronic entry gates in the vicinity of churches.
The attack, the latest in a series to hit Afghan media groups in recent years, follows an attack on a private television station in Kabul last month. "We were shocked and didn't feel the explosion at first, but we saw smoke coming up from below", said Ali Reza Ahmadi, a journalist with the Afghan Voice news agency, who was sitting in his office above the centre when the attack took place.
Badr Mohamed Badr, a fruit seller, witnessed the attack from his stall and said he saw a shooter on a motorcycle fire a gun at a police officer. Video footage has also emerged appearing to show one gunman lying dead at the scene and another alleged attacker fleeing in a red auto.
The cracks in the new government were visible when Patel did not assume office in the Sachivalaya in Gandhinagar on Friday even as many ministers took charge. Senior minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, too, was stripped of the key revenue ministry which went to newly inducted minister Kaushik Patel, who had held the portfolio during Narendra Modi government from 2002-2007, before he lost in the polls.
The bill, if implemented into a law, will make Triple Talaq a criminal offense. "It will be first introduced in Lok Sabha and it will be considered there for passing of the Bill and then it will go to Rajya Sabha ", he added. "So the board should have been taken into confidence", Nomani said. He said, everyone should help the government to end the age-old tradition of triple talaq in the country.
A photograph of Palestine's Pakistan ambassador Waleed Abu Ali sharing the same platform with JuD captain at a public meeting in Rawalpindi is going viral on the all social media websites. Hafiz Saeed , who carries a bounty of $10 million announced by the USA for his involvement in terror activities, made several anti-India and anti-US statements at the rally, invoking Khulbhushan Jadhav and Kashmir.
President Vladimir Putin declared on Thursday that the explosion at a supermarket in Russia's second-largest city was a terrorist attack. That bombing was claimed by a group linked to al-Qaeda which said it was a message to countries engaged in war with Muslims, a veiled reference to Russia's military campaign in Syria.
Moore, a Republican, has refused to concede after losing the Senate race on December 12 to Democrat Doug Jones by more than 20,000 votes. The state of Alabama has officially declared Democrat Doug Jones the victor of the highly controversial U.S.
It allegedly transferred 600 tons of oil, part of what the newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported was a trend of Chinese ships transferring oil 30 times since October. But instead, it transferred as much as 600 tonnes to the North Korea-flagged Sam Jong 2 on Oct 19 in worldwide waters between China and the Korean peninsula, on the order of its charterer, Billions Bunker Group Corp, based in Taiwan, the ministry official said.
The release was a result of a lawsuit by Judicial Watch , a conservative watchdog group that specializes in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and lawsuits. The announcement sent shockwaves through the political world so close to the November election between Clinton and Donald Trump. The FBI has previously said that a number of Abedin's documents were backed up on Weiner's laptop, and that some smaller number were manually forwarded.
Utah State had numerous chances to put more points on the board, but four missed field goals and a turnover in the red zone after having a first-and-goal at the 1-yard line spelled doom. Then chaos descended. Love's first pass of the extra period was almost picked off in the end zone, then almost recovered in the end zone by Braelon Roberts.
It was a 3-year-old dog found frozen to death on a porch in Toledo Thursday. Other animals, like livestock, require more food and water in the winter, he said, adding that they burn more calories to stay warm. "I kind of fell on some bad times", he said. In the cold, horses need to be able to get out of the wind, so he said if there's a low-laying dip in the property, a tree line, or a barn to get them out of the wind, it's technically legal.
Former royal butler Grant Harrold appeared on United Kingdom breakfast TV show Good Morning Britain to critique the princess bride's technique on her first outing with the whole family. No doubt Grant's comments might make it awkward when the family gets together at Harry and Markle's wedding, which is set for May 19, 2018, at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Daryl Williams, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Norman, said Ada might dip into the single digits as far as temperatures are concerned. I have to say too, even though the wind will be light most of the day, an occasional gust of 3-7mph will put wind chills back below 0. "That should be done by New Year's Eve and into New Year's Day ", Williams said.
South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported that USA satellites had spotted 30 such examples in the West Sea since October. A ministry official told CNN that the Lighthouse Winmore deported from the port of Yeosu in South Korea carrying refined oil which was then transferred to a North Korean ship in worldwide waters.
They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. There are multiple casualties, according to the L.A. No further details were immediately available. People were seen evacuating and running from the unmarked building that houses law offices. Check back for updates on this developing story .
A man identified as 28-year-old Andrew Thomas Finch died after an officer fired his weapon in the 1000 block of West McCormick. Lisa says her son was unarmed and there are no guns in the family's home. Andrew appears to be uninvolved with the altercation as his family claimed he didn't play video games . She says he was checking the door to see where a noise was coming from.
The device was rigged so when a house key was inserted into the deadbolt and the door handle touch with the other hand, an electrical circuit would be closed, allowing electricity to flow from one hand, up the arm, through the heart and back through the other arm.
According to reports, Craig fled , driving west into Frisco through several residential areas until eventually turning down a one-way street. A Texas woman is facing a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting of a seven-year-old boy. During an investigation, Greenville PD issued a capital murder arrest warrant for Brooke Craig. Upon checking the residence and surrounding area, officers did not locate any disturbance occurring.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages residents to shift their plans for the coming year into high gear with a few ideas for inspired outdoor fun. See a list of upcoming guided hikes below. Keep in mind to wear appropriate shoes, and bring plenty of water and snacks. Meet at 10 a.m.at the day use area, at the intersection of Hill and Ivy roads.
On Saturday, the drawing for the $384 million Powerball jackpot will be held, with the lump-sum cash option at an estimated $242.9 million. The new optional $3 wager Just the Jackpot allows players to receive two entries for a chance to win the game's jackpot prize only.
Lindsay Lohan revealed she's suffered a nasty snake bite while holidaying in Thailand . She added: "I'm doing lipstick, fragrance". "Actually my shaman told me it was good luck and positive energy so God bless". Lohan claims the unpaid taxes aren't her fault . In 2013, TMZ reported that the IRS was after Lohan for unpaid taxes in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Lindsay Lohan , the Mean Girls star whose career has taken a pretty serious wrong turn in the last several years, has been ...
We have a lot of information to go through'. She says her son, Andrew Finch, opened the front door because he heard something outside. "Our officers came here preparing for a hostage situation". "Why didn't they give him the same warning that they gave us?" the distraught mother said. "That's why we have to listen to this tape and kind of dissect it and go through it".
They were vying to replace Africa's first female president, Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , who has served two terms. As Weah's supporters erupted in celebration, final results were expected on Friday. He also invited Weah to visit France and the invitation had been accepted, Macron's office said. Nigeria's retired football star Mutiu Adepoju also had some good words for the President-elect whom he described as a man with a quintessential touch.
The Merry Munchie Meal will launch in January and will include two tacos, five mini churros, three chicken strips and a drink as well as a box of half curly fries and half onion rings. Unfortunately, you won't be able to get the Munchie Meals everywhere. Starting Jan. 1, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act goes into effect in California , allowing people 21 and older to possess an ounce of marijuana for recreational purposes.
According to Israeli assessments, these rockets are not being launched by Hamas , but by other militants groups from the Strip. It added that two of the rockets were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. The Israeli army said there were "very small clashes" in a number of sites. The spokeswoman said about 4,000 Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza, some throwing rocks and fire bombs and setting tires alight, confronted Israeli soldiers who responded mainly by ...
Clinton advisor Adam Parkhomenko described the video as "embarrassingly not funny" and "awkward to watch". In any case, Wintour has not made any public statements about the Vanity Fair controversy regarding Hillary Clinton . Trump said the magazine's apology was the latest example of news media bias in favor of Clinton. Vanity Fair's video has, clearly, caused much more of an uproar than intended.
India has looked suspiciously at the project as parts of it run through Pakistan-administered Kashmir that India claims its own territory. China's investment in Pakistan is meant to link its remote western region to the Arabian sea. The consensus included a security mechanism to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation to fight all forms of terrorist organizations and terrorists, she added.