He defended at length his anti-corruption purge which saw numerous kingdom's princes and tycoons detained for several weeks inside Riyadh's luxurious Ritz-Carlton hotel - widely seen as an attempt to cement his grip on power. "Its army is not among the top five armies in the Muslim world". He said: "Iran is not a rival to Saudi Arabia ". Prince Mohammed, known by his initials MBS, was named crown prince that month by his father, King Salman .
The firms so-called psychographic modeling underpinned its work for the Trump campaign in 2016, though many have questioned the effectiveness of its techniques. For their part, Cambridge Analytica and GSR said everything they did to collect user data was permissible on the platform. Companies offer us free applications that are convenient, useful and fun in exchange for perpetual rights to the data they can harvest from our actions online (and sometimes offline).
Final results announced by the electoral commission showed Mr. Putin won 76 per cent of the polls with opposition communist leader Pavel Grudinin receiving 12 per cent. Russian election observers spoke of some 300 incidents of attempted manipulation or multiple voting. Runner-up Grudinin said the elections had been "dishonest".
Trudeau's first full-day itinerary Sunday includes a flight to Agra for a tour of the famed Taj Mahal before returning to Delhi for a round table with non-governmental organizations. "I had come down to Agra from New Delhi to see the Taj Mahal", recalled Trudeau. It was Trudeau's second visit to the monument, three decades after he visited it with his father who was then the prime minister of Canada.
Sheriff deputies say the boy grabbed a gun when the teenage girl would not give up a video game controller. It is not known how the child was able to access the gun, authorities said, but the circumstances of the incident are being investigated .
The 42-year-old co-hosted Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway with his longtime telly partner Declan Donnelly at 7.30pm on Saturday night. McPartlin's mother was reportedly in the auto with the TV presenter at the time. Get Me out of Here! presenter, 42, was involved in a collision with two other cars while he was driving his Mini in Richmond, South West London , at around 4pm.
Chandrababu Naidu at a public event in Vijayawda on Wednesday. The TDP Politburo will meet on Friday evening, when it may take a decision on parting ways with the BJP , as its ties with the ruling party have already reached a point of no return.
Retired military intelligence officer Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury city centre on March 4. Britain, the US, Germany and France have jointly called on Russia to explain the attack, while US President Donald Trump has said it looks as if the Russians were behind it.
But Putin, in his first detailed comments on the poisoning, said Russian Federation had been falsely accused. British officials have said Moscow was culpable for the poisoning and expelled 23 Russian diplomats based in London. But employees of state and private companies reported coming under pressure to vote, while students were threatened with problems in their exams or even expulsion if they did not take part, according to the opposition-leaning Novaya Gazeta newspaper.
Yadav has been in Ranchi's Birsa Munda jail since December 23 after being convicted in the second fodder case relating to illegal withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deogarh treasury 21 years ago. In the second case of Fodder scam , Lalu Yadav was condemned on December 23, 2017, and sentenced to three and a half years of imprisonment on 6 January 2018.
It says the leaders look forward to an early conclusion of an effective Code of Conduct in the South China Sea. The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, the first of its kind, opened in Sydney on Friday, in the presence of Turnbull and leaders of ten ASEAN nations including Vietnamese PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.
German media outlets reported a visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to the U.S. next month to try and convince Trump of maintaining the nuclear deal. He reiterated the three broad complaints Trump has of the nuclear deal - its limited duration, the fact it does not cover ballistic missile testing, and United Nations inspections of Iranian facilities - but did not say what form of agreement he was seeking.
Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi also said at a briefing Saturday that Russian Federation is concerned about signs that USA forces could be preparing missile attacks on Syria . Syrian state-run al-Ikhbariyah TV aired live footage showing hundreds of men, women and children carrying their belongings and marching into the town of Hamouria that was recently captured by Syrian troops.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has found a missing toddler. Nain was found with life-threatening injuries around 7:20 a.m. Sunday. Authorities were still trying to piece together the events leading up to the boy's disappearance. Deputies did not elaborate how Nain was injured, but said he died after he was rushed to the hospital for treatment. The search for Dominguez began at around 5:41 p.m., when deputies received a report that the boy was last seen with an older sibling near ...
Security has been stepped up outside Russian government installations in Ukraine after Kyiv announced that only diplomats would be allowed access to vote in Russia's presidential election. Russia's presidential race is largely seen as predetermined, especially since the only candidate capable of mounting a serious campaign was barred from running.
The John Bowne High School in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens formed a partnership with Bartlett Tree Experts to create hundreds of trees from the original, which they donate to neighborhoods that have either survived a tragedy or wish to memorialize one.
Kejriwal earlier apologised to Congress leader Kapil Sibal and his son Amit Sibal who he said benefited in a conflict of interest case, saying that Amit appeared in the court for Vodafone when his father was the communications minister. Punjab AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann and three others last week quit from the party's post in protest. Many leaders also voiced their demand for a separate identity for Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party due to the ongoing apology issue.
Diplomatic sources say former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Kathleen Stephens will be among the former U.S. diplomats who will meet with Choe. North Korea has still not publicly confirmed the meeting, a silence that has raised suspicions among some Korea.
An emergency warning was issued to residents in the Tathra area. Residents took refuge on a nearby beach and watched on helplessly as the blaze destroyed 70 homes and the local caravan park in an area which is popular with tourists. On Sunday, about 280 firefighters were battling the blazes, with assistance from 29 aircraft. "I've had feedback from some of our members today, that are seasoned veterans, and they've said this is the hardest fire that they've had to fight, in their memory".
Ultimately, the tragedy was avoided. Minutes later, the FSB chief called Putin to say it was a false alarm and that the plane was due to land safely in Turkey. Magen said he did not know for sure what Putin meant by the statements. Or maybe Americans paid them for this job. "Maybe the Jews interfered in the American elections, maybe the Jews control the world, maybe Jews slaughtered the Jews in Poland.
New details are emerging about the Florida school shooting suspect, as some school officials and a sheriff's deputy wanted Nicolas Cruz to be involuntarily committed for a mental evaluation in 2016 under Florida's Baker Act. Clinicians had repeatedly concluded that the Baker Act would not justify committing Mr. Cruz because he denied having an intent or a plan to hurt himself or others.
The White House plan will seek to cut opioid prescriptions by a third over the next three years by promoting practices that reduce overprescription of opioids in federal healthcare programs. Trump has declared that fighting the epidemic is a priority for the administration but critics say the effort has fallen short. The stop in New Hampshire will be Trump's first visit as president.
The UK has been hit by its biggest quake in ten years, the British Geological Survey has confirmed. Alex from Swansea added: 'I could feel the building moving and I looked out the window and could see the cars outside shaking'. Thousands of people reported to have felt the tremors on Saturday afternoon. . It's extremely rare that the British Isles are hit by an natural disaster and when one does hit, it's never strong enough to cause much damage *touch wood*.
Monday night showers will change over to snow by daybreak on Tuesday . More snow is on the way for Interior Alaska. High temperatures will stay in the low 40s through Wednesday and Thursday which will both be partly sunny, the National Weather Service says.
The no-confidence motion was issued following the party's fallout with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the demand of special status category for Andhra Pradesh . With the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the AIADMK, which often cooperated with the government on legislative business, protesting over a host of issues, it remains uncertain if order is restored.
She was crowned the victor during a ceremony at the Global Education and Skills Conference in Dubai , where she was presented with her prize by the Daily Show's Trevor Noah . "That's how phenomenal they are". The prime minister said: 'You have shown enormous dedication and creativity in your work. May, in a video message broadcast at the gala event, said: "Being a great teacher requires resilience, ingenuity, and a generous heart".
In all, three bombs have exploded in the Austin area within the last two weeks. Thus, the reports of a "trip wire" are not verified. The explosion killed a 17-year-old young man and injured his mother, KVIA ABC7 reported . "It's obvious it has caused significant injuries to two people". He said authorities could not confirm whether a specific ideology was behind the attacks, but appealed to those behind the bombings to contact authorities directly.
Ms Bhathal's campaign was dogged by a series of internal leaks, including the release of a 101-page dossier of complaints levelled against her by almost 20 branch members who wanted her sacked over bullying and branch stacking complaints .
They also exulted in the firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe , once a leader of the bureau's investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's email practices. He should've been allowed to finish through the weekend", Senator Marco Rubio said on NBC's "Meet the Press . Trump has denied any collusion with Russian Federation during the campaign, and has downplayed reports that Russian Federation acted in an attempt to boost his campaign and harm Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton's.
Asked why, one of the group, a young woman, said: "What do you mean why?" He criticized the seven contenders challenging Putin for failing to protest ballot stuffing and other irregularities that were tainting the election, saying on his blog that "such candidates aren't worthy of your vote".
Three days after the United Kingdom said it was expelling 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent on United Kingdom soil, Russia says it's responding in kind, by kicking out 23 United Kingdom diplomats now in Moscow .
Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain will consider further retaliatory steps in the coming days alongside its allies. The Foreign Office said the move "reflects the UK's commitment to fully complying with the obligations of the Chemical Weapons Convention".
Ben Sasse of Nebraska, who said , "Americans ought to be leading a conversation with our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies about a collective response to this act and future acts of aggression". She is reviewing a range of economic and diplomatic measures in retaliation for the assault with what she identified as the military-grade nerve agent Novichok .
The embassy also represents US, Canadian and Australian diplomatic interests in North Korea, with Sweden playing a key role in liaising diplomatic talks. Security Council in 2017-18. There was no immediate breakthrough, but North Korea's foreign minister was to remain in Stockholm into Saturday for further talks with Swedish leaders, as the Scandinavian intermediary strives to pave the way for talks that could end a threat of nuclear war.
Putin declared victory in front of thousands of people gathered in below-freezing temperatures at Moscow's Manezhnaya Square near the Kremlin, where he called for unity in the country. Open Russia, a democratic initiative founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an exiled former oil oligarch, said activists had captured many incidents of fraud on camera and "countless individual testimonies" of fraud that showed the election was "an organised and controlled process for reappointing incumbent ...