The White House called the cryptocurrency an "attempt to circumvent USA sanctions". The Petro was said to have been aimed at providing a boost for Venezuela's struggling economy, which has been plagued by hyperinflation and devaluation, and since 2014, a fall in the price of oil, the country's leading export.
That continued in the second half and it doomed the Tar Heels. The Tar Heels were a very different team than last year's title victor, namely in the way they leaned on a small-ball lineup. "To play against a Carolina team here in Charlotte is something that every coach and every player would be looking forward to", A&M head coach Billy Kennedy said.
It is for the people of the country. Reacting to the meeting, Congress Rajya Sabha member Pradip Bhattacharya said that Mamata had realised that there would be no alternative to BJP without the inclusion of Congress. Responding to what would his step be if Congress decides to give them an outside support, Telangana CM Rao said, "You are thinking in the routine political model".
FDNY officials believe the sightseers largely drowned because they were unable to break free from their harnesses after the helicopter landed and flipped upside down in the cold water. The FAA said it would also conduct a "top to bottom review" of its rules covering open-door flights. The FAA said Tuesday it was giving "urgent attention" to the use of harnesses specifically for aerial photography flights.
A fire at a hotel in the Philippine capital killed three people on Sunday and injured almost two dozen, police and rescue officials said, with two people listed as missing. President Rodrigo Duterte saw the billowing smoke and made an aerial inspection Sunday as he flew back to Manila from a northern city where he delivered a speech before Philippine Military Academy graduates, his aide said.
National Election Authority official spokesman Mahmoud al-Sherif said that polling stations at the embassies and consulate offices have secured all documents involved in the electoral process, including the number of those who cast their vote.
The GOP tried to hang Pelosi around Lamb's neck, but in that race, he was able to credibly claim distance from the party leadership because his strong fundraising meant national Democrats didn't have to run a lot of ads on his behalf. Although Pelosi maintained her grip on the House, Ryan's calls for new leadership struck a chord. Three special Congressional elections remain to be resolved.
Sanjay Singh, who is MP of AAP said that people like Majithia should be sent to jail and commented over Kejriwal's apology saying that he has left many people "unhappy". Khaira, who is also leader of opposition in Punjab Assembly, said even state unit chief and co-chief Bhagwant Mann and Aman Arora respectively were also not taken into confidence by Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia in a meeting held with them two days back.
The incident, in which Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in Salisbury on March 4, involved "a military-grade nerve agent, of a type developed by Russian Federation", said the statement issued on Thursday. Peskov also stated that Russia's retaliatory measures to the accusations of the United Kingdom will not take long as the Russian foreign ministry and other government bodies are working on related proposals.
The bid book for the 2026 World Cup comprises 24 chapters from hosting vision and concept to covering strategies for security, volunteers, environmental impact and human rights. But the country now has only six that might be up to the task, and several of those facilities would need major improvements to meet minimum standards for capacity and safety set by Federation Internationale de Football Association for the World Cup.
Government spokesman Zaw Htay said the reports presented Monday by the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar and U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee lacked credibility. Adama Dieng recently visited Bangladesh to assess the situation of the Rohingyas and said Tuesday that what he heard and witnessed "is a human tragedy with the fingerprints of the Myanmar government and of the worldwide community".
Wahid Majroh, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), told the news agency at least three bodies and four injured people had been evacuated to hospital. But Nicholson conceded that preventing further attacks would be challenging in the sprawling city that is poorly mapped and extremely porous. The most recent was on March 9 when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a Shia-majority area of the city, killing at least nine people.
Until now, Trump has tried to keep his distance from the Daniels saga, instead leaving it to his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , to deal with. Mr Avenatti has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles claiming Mr Trump never signed the nondisclosure agreement, rendering it null and void.
Constantin Reliu's wife, having heard nothing from him for years, applied successfully for a death notice in 2016. He faced a major setback Thursday when a court in the northeastern city of Vaslui refused to overturn his death certificate because his request was filed "too late".
U.S. Central Command is expected to issue a news release about the crash later on Thursday, a command spokesman told Task & Purpose. The DoD said the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed at about 6:45 p.m. "Iraqi security forces continue to demonstrate their professionalism, capabilities and flexibility as we continue the fight towards a lasting defeat of [the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria]".
SHAPIRO: While Scott Kelly spent a year in space in 2015, his twin brother Mark stayed on Earth. One of the more interesting findings of the study concerned what some have dubbed the "space gene". Gene expression refers to how active a particular piece of DNA is. We took skin samples. After a flurry of similar news coverage was widely shared this week, NASA put out a statement Thursday to set things straight: Mark Kelly and Scott Kelly are just as much twins as they were before Scott ...
Several shadow ministers are known to have been angered by their leaders' tone, triggering speculation that Mr Corbyn could face resignations from his top team. But in my years in Parliament I have seen clear thinking in an worldwide crisis overwhelmed by emotion and hasty judgements too many times. Yesterday Corbyn's normally loyal shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry also contradicted Corbyn and his spokesman.
The United Nations received pledges Thursday of almost $100 million in new funding for the UN relief agency for Palestinians after the United States slashed its aid, but it is still facing a almost $350 million shortfall. Rami Hamdallah made his remarks at the side of an extraordinary donor conference held at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in the Italian capital.
Police vehicles are shown outside UAB Highlands hospital following a shooting on Wednesday. We will update this breaking news story as we receive more information . Ken Lucas says his father was on the second floor of the hospital when the shooting took place. We're told the situation has been "contained" but the investigation continues.
Trudeau's day has started off in Sault Ste. Asked what he would do if Trump changed course and imposed duties on Canada, Trudeau said, "we'll see when we get to that point". Trudeau emphasized how the level of integration between the American and Canadian steel industries means both economies would suffer from trade restrictions.