Columbia exploded a mere sixteen minutes before landing on Earth. During launch, a piece of foam insulation broke off from the propellant tank and hit the edge of the shuttle's left wing. Kalpna was awarded Congressional Space Medal of Honor, the NASA Space Flight Medal, and the NASA Distinguished Service Medal Posthumously. After repeated delay of her second mission which was also her last, it finally began on 2003.
The US Treasury has warned that imposing new sanctions on Russia's sovereign debt market could cause massive repercussions for the US, a new unclassified document warns. We can't go into our sensitive diplomatic discussions, but I assure you that the Russians know when a deal that they thought was moving forward is all of a sudden falling apart and not moving forward, they know which deals are being turned off.
Wong, Law and Chow - who shot to prominence as leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement - said they were honored by the nomination, but warned that Beijing was targeting the freedoms enjoyed by residents of Hong Kong as a semi-autonomous part of China.
This will help in promoting job creation, he said. In Budget 2016-17, the government said it would pay for three years the 8.33% of basic pay that employers contribute to the EPS. Similarly, he said that the proposal to reduce women's EPF contribution would require an amendment in the Act and seems more like populist announcement in view Lok Sabha polls due next year.
The stock appeared $125.24 above its 52-week highs and is down -0.17% for the last five trades. About 239,433 shares traded or 78.72% up from the average. Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 29 insider sales for $36.85 million activity. O'Brien Dermot J sold $437,011 worth of stock. In related news, CEO Carlos A.
The Senate has passed Bill-C-210, which alters O Canada by replacing "in all thy sons command" with "in all of us command" in the English version of the anthem. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the move "another positive step towards gender equality", while feminist author Margaret Atwood, who has been pressing for this since the 1980s, tweeted her thanks to lawmakers.
One parent told ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV that the shooting took place next to her son's classroom. "It was loud. I didn't see her shoot". "The school has been declared safe, and we are communicating with parents of students at Castro Middle School, as well as neighboring campuses".
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced Syria's TPS designation will be extended for 18 months as the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary conditions that support Syria's protected status persist. The Trump administration has shown a deep skepticism toward the protected status program, announcing its end for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan since President Donald Trump took office past year.
But also previous year we had two fatal crashes in the state that resulted from alcohol being used and then the driver got behind the wheel and unfortunately made the wrong choice and there were two lives paid for because of that. It's illegal to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. "Don't fumble! Designate your sober driver before the big game begins". Keep the numbers for local cab companies handy and take the keys from anyone who has had too much to drink.
A day after President Donald Trump dedicated a portion of his State of the Union address to declaring that his administration had "ended the war on clean coal", a top political appointee with the Department of Energy told a room of coal industry representatives that his sole objective within the administration was to advocate for coal.
Former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry said on Friday that the Supreme Court demonstrated vast patience in the case of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nehal Hashmi. While Justice Khosa and Justice Baqar were in agreement over the punishment announced against Hashmi, Justice Dost Mohammad wrote a dissenting note.
Mehmet Tekinarslan. According to the statement, police on Friday launched the pursuit of the perpetrator of the attack identified during the investigation, as well as two of his accomplices. Turkish operations, including airstrikes against targets in Afrin, are ongoing. The highway passes through Saraqeb. As Anadolu reads, "The ambassador said that the USA had praised the PYD/PKK and YPG/PKK for "liberating" Raqqa, Syria, but in fact, what happened was only the swapping out of one ...
The hosts have at least avoided a nightmare first-up meeting with New Zealand, Fiji or South Africa but were always going to be handed a hard assignment given their fifth seeding. Dubai Sevens victor South Africa, who lost to hosts Australia 29-0 in the Cup final in Sydney on Sunday, were drawn alongside England in an easy-looking Pool "B" that also has Russian Federation and Papua New Guinea .
Rafael Baylosis and his companion Guillermo Roque Jr. were arrested on Katipunan ave.in Quezon City yesterday, January 31, by combined elements of police and intelligence operatives and are now detained at Camp Crame, according to human rights alliance Karapatan.
It's one of several inquiries into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The FBI director who was sacked by President Trump said Thursday evening that the Bureau, which has been increasingly overt in its criticism of Republicans, has an obligation to speak out on politics.
The South also arranged for a rare chartered flight between the countries to fly the North Korean athletes to the Games. More importantly, the two Koreas will march into the stadium for the opening ceremony on February 9 as a unified team and the North and South Koreans will field a joint women's ice hockey team.
Specifically, the Department of State will amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to update the defense trade policy toward South Sudan by application of a policy of denial, with limited exceptions, on the export of defense articles and defense services to South Sudan, including all parties involved in the conflict.
Darren Osborne , 48, from the Welsh capital Cardiff, was found guilty of murdering 51-year-old Makram Ali and trying to kill others in the Finsbury Park area of north London in the June 19 attack. Commander Dean Haydon, head of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, said: "From our investigation, it was clear that Osborne had planned to come to London with the intention of carrying out an attack against the Muslim community".
Tensions are high in the city, which is a gateway for hundreds of migrants hoping to use it to cross the English Channel to the U.K. Humanitarian groups put the number of migrants living in Calais at about 800, but authorities say the figure is around 600.
The migration agency also said that three survived after two swam to shore and another was rescued by a fishing boat. In the same month past year there were only nine. But they have already climbed to third place this year, with an estimated 240 Pakistanis reaching Italy in January, compared to just nine during the same month last year.
The Supreme Court denied the appeals without providing a reason. A Dallas County jury convicted Battaglia of capital murder and sentenced him to death in April 2002, despite testimony from three psychologists, two for the defense, one for the prosecution, that Battaglia had bipolar disorder , mental problems formerly known as manic depression.
As reports keep coming in, its clear that the accident could have been catastrophic had the gas tanks exploded and the vehicle not stopped at the street. Witnesses said the vehicle caught fire before crashing into a fence in front of a coffee shop. Fire engines and ambulances arrived on the scene minutes after the accident, they said.
Alinejad runs the website My Stealthy Freedom, in which women in Iran post pictures of themselves in public without their headscarves. The campaign against compulsory hijab was originally started by Masih Alinejad . The girl of Enghelab street appears to have sparked a protest movement. "The Iranian police announced in 2014 that they have warned, arrested or sent to court almost 3.6 million women because of having bad hijab", Masih Alinejad, a US-based journalist and activist, told The ...
The Economic Freedom Fighters have asked for a motion of no confidence debate to be scheduled ahead of the speech. Black First Land First (BLF) has come out in support of President Jacob Zuma. Meanwhile in parliament‚ opposition parties have said it would be in the best interests of South Africa if he does not deliver it. The SONA is the first to be addressed by Zuma since he stepped down from the ANC leadership in December at the end of his two five-year terms of leading Africa's oldest ...
Alexandria was initially released in Hawaii after a judge found no probable cause for a murder charge, but further investigation led to her arrest months later in Albany after a grand jury indicted her. On Wednesday, it was revealed in court that Alexandria had dressed up in her dead sister's clothes and flirted with her boyfriend shortly after the fatal crash.
It's widely reported the disappearance tore the Beaumonts' relationship apart, but Mr Whiticker said the parents remain friends, still live in Glenelg and remain in constant contact with police . Police dig at the North Plympton site on Friday. It's hoped the dig will reveal the children's resting place. Police were following a fresh lead in their search for nine-year-old Jane, seven-year-old Arnna and four-year-old Grant who never returned to their Glenelg home after setting off ...
The Jebel Jais Flight will become Ras al-Khaimah's flagship tourism product and will cement Jebel Jais as the adventure tourism hub of the Middle East. The suspended platform for the world's longest zipline . It has broken the previous world record, which was 1.36 miles (2.2km) in Puerto Rico, and thrill-seekers can travel along the zip-line at speeds of up to 93mph (150kph) for two or three minutes at a time.
He said the USA was waging a "maximum pressure" campaign to prevent that - referring to the worldwide effort to deepen the North's economic and diplomatic isolation through sanctions . Athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in Pyeongchang today to participate in the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics.
It's been several months of ups and downs for the Disney Channel alum, who underwent a kidney transplant for her Lupus last summer. Selena Gomez has always been open about how much she prioritizes mental health. During her time there, we're told Gomez was allowed to keep her phone and come and go as she pleased; she even conducted business in the NY area ( see photo below ).
Jane Rogers , who lives about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the crash site, said that when she arrived at the crossing Tuesday, the gate was down, even though there were no trains approaching. The trash company, Time Disposal, identified him as Christopher Foley, 28, and said he was the father of a 1-year-old boy. Flores said the train was being taken back to Charlottesville after it was disconnected from the locomotive in the front, and a new locomotive was brought and hooked to the ...
Journalists slept in their newsroom to avoid being detained by plain-clothes police officers waiting outside the headquarters of NTV. The High Court has ordered the restoration of Citizen TV , NTV and KTN News' transmissions pending the hearing of a petition filed by Human Rights activist Okiya Omtatah.
President Barack Obama , President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton all drew a higher number of television viewers for their first State of the Union addresses . They do not include streaming figures. His claim about Fox News holds up, but not so much for total State of the Union viewership. On cable beyond Fox News, 3.1 million people watched on CNN , and 2.7 on MSNBC .
The government estimates the cost of insuring each family under the new scheme at about Rs 1,100 rupees, said a government official who had direct knowledge of the matter and did not want to be identified. Secondly, the government is projecting a huge increase in GST collection amounting to more than Rs 6 lakh crore, while the collection in this fiscal was around Rs 2.2 lakh crore.
The footage begins with Henry Deaver ( Andre Holland ) returning home to Castle Rock because he got a call from Shawshank, meaning the iconic prison from King's story " Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption " (later adapted as The Shawshank Redemption ).
The court had also reinstated 12 members of Maldives parliament, who were removed from their seats when they moved over to the opposition past year. Last July, when the opposition had enough MPs to impeach the speaker of the parliament - an ally of Mr Yameen - troops were deployed to prevent them entering the building.
With the film still earning solid money around the world, Sony is eying Men in Black as it's next staple franchise. According to a new report from Deadline , the studio is now in negotiations with the 48-year-old filmmaker to serve behind the lens for the film which is due out in the United States on June 14, 2019.
Lee, who like other independent investigators is barred from entering Myanmar, said that violent actions committed by the Myanmar military against the Rohingya amounted to "crimes against humanity". State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says Washington is "deeply, deeply troubled" by the report and continues to stand by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent statement that ethnic cleansing has occurred in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
The most seriously hurt was a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head but doctors said the bullet didn't hit anything vital or life-threatening. KTLA aired footage of the unnamed suspect being taken away from the campus in police custody.
Haniyeh replaced the exiled former Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in May of 2017. While it has not been uncommon for Palestinians to illegally cross into Israel from Gaza in recent years, it is generally done by individuals or in pairs, rarely in groups as large as on Thursday .
However, LTCG, or long-term cap gains tax at 10 per cent has been introduced on gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh, adding Rs 20,000 crore in first year to government exchequer. Another area of focus in the Union Budget is the MSME sector. However, the India Inc largely welcomed Jaitley's budget. For the economic development of the country, a growing insurance sector is always an important thing.
Aside from the threat to Syrian civilians, Washington is anxious that the well-documented chemical attacks - systematically denied by Damascus and its Russian ally - is undermining long-standing taboos on their use. Instead of dropping barrel bombs filled with chemical agents from helicopters, the officials said that mortars and other ground-based delivery systems were now being used.
The bodies of the soldiers have been recovered, the official said, adding further details were awaited. However one of the soldiers died on the spot while two succumbed while being evacuated to the hospital. Earlier, in December a year ago, five army personnel died after avalanches, triggered by heavy snowfall, struck two forward posts in Gurez and Nowgam sectors of north Kashmir's Bandipora and Kupwara districts respectively.
Amongst the leaders who attended the meet were former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien, RJD's Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav and Samajwadi Party leader Ramgopal Yadav.
The Weather Network says that according to folklore, if a groundhog sees its shadow, it will return to its burrow, indicating six more weeks of winter. local time and wandered around, a sign he was predicting an early end to winter. Meanwhile, Nova Scotia's famed Shubenacadie Sam had another prediction.
In total, the investigation subpoenaed 381 people, some of whom testified or provided evidence, Mojeb said, adding that 56 people had not reached settlements and were still in custody, down from 95 early last week. The statement did not say how many people were in each category. The campaign was billed as part of a modernization effort aimed at rooting out deeply entrenched graft, sending a message that no one was immune from prosecution and assuring foreign investors that corruption would no ...
They also asked for an worldwide conference to re-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and for the global recognition of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Essam Bakr, the coordinator of the National and Islamic Factions in Palestine, said this protest is part of ongoing processions and activities, in various parts of occupied Palestine, including its occupied capital, Jerusalem.
Eric Adams, an associate professor in the faculty of law at the University of Alberta specializing in constitutional law, said Notley's claims that B.C.is breaking federal law are only partially correct. The expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, which runs from Alberta's energy heartland to a port in suburban Vancouver, was approved by the Canadian government in 2016 and met the previous British Columbia government's conditions for oil export pipelines.
Amending the current law could take weeks at minimum. Israeli journalist Lahav Harkov wrote a tweet simply repeating "Polish death camps" 14 times. "This truth needs to be protected". "History is not considered a science by the Polish government, it is a tool for national awareness", he says. "The authors of the bill have promoted this despicable slander across the globe, more effectively than anyone ever has before", Tusk said on Twitter.
The change in allocation will take place February 5 onwards, almost a month after the unprecedented press conference by Justices Jasti Chelameswar , Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph . The order of the CJI which has been uploaded on the SC website has given the description of matters that would be allocated to the headed by the CJI, justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur, Joseph, A K Sikri, S A Bobde, R K Agrawal, N Ramana, Arun Mishra, A K Goel and R F Nariman.
Another Telugu Desam Party lawmaker Ram Mohan Naidu said the chief minister had visited many central leaders several times, but "not once did Jaitley mention his name during the Budget speech". The chief minister said that he was highly disappointed with the Governement at the Centre, stating that no funds were alloted for various institutions and projects in the state and also for the construction of AP's capital city Amaravati.