Raul Castro announced in 2013 that this would be his last five-year term as president. 2018 will be the first year that the island has not had a Castro as president in almost 60 years. The announcement said the terms of the National Assembly and Council of State, Cuba's highest state body, were being extended because the damage wrought by Hurricane Irma in September forced the delay of Cuba's political cycle.
All cases must be investigated and punished in accordance with the laws of the country. Addressing the joint session of parliament at the Harare International Conference Centre on Wednesday, President Mnanagwa said there would be no sacred cows in tackling corruption.
The Congress , along with other opposition members, stalled both Rajya Sabha and LokSabha, storming the Well in both Houses and demanding an apology from Modi for the statements against his predecessor, Manmohan Singh , during the Gujarat election campaign.
You just have to keep up with her. It's nearly as if he has no idea who Cardi B is, which I would believe if it were possible to somehow not hear " Bodak Yellow " somewhere this year. Jimmy also listed off Cardi's many 2017 accomplishments, at which point Cardi adorably said, "I'm so proud of myself". "I know he was gonna get me a very expensive gift because he wasn't there for my birthday, but I thought he was gonna get me like a watch of something.
Whereas Tesla has not only its vehicle production facilities up and running, as well as its own battery production pipeline in place, Thor Trucks is operating out of an LA-area warehouse, where it now takes existing truck platforms and retrofits an electric drivetrain and battery pack into them according to the needs and specifications of customers.
Some experts later concluded the ransom threat may have been a distraction meant to disguise a more destructive intent. Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Monday night that North Korea was "directly responsible" for the WannaCry ransomware attack and that Pyongyang will be held accountable for it.
Bruizer's owner, Stacey Fitzner, said she had gone to work December 13 and left Bruizer in her backyard, only to have family members find the fatally wounded animal later that day. "We've always done good quality veterinary medicine in a compassionate environment and my sympathies go out to the family of Bruzer because I know they are devastated".
New documents released by an anonymous informant in October brought the case back into the spotlight, suggesting that any Clinton-Russia collusion is worse than the alleged Trump-Russia collusion driving the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
She also shared that she had a clever (if not somewhat devilish) hack for not having to find new places to hide the elf each day. "About 4 minutes later I started to smell something REALLY funky and that's when all hell broke loose and I broke my son's heart", she wrote.
What do you want for Christmas? Over 100 animals were rescued from a property in Bates County by the Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Task Force Wednesday night. The Northeast Arkansas Humane Society demanded answers Tuesday after learning multiple animals were found dead and dumped into a ditch outside of Bono.
Those were the first since Ryanair had offered on Friday to recognise trade unions, prompting the suspension of strike action planned over the busy festive period - when many travellers head overseas for Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Nathan Bedford Forrest from Health Sciences Park and of President Jefferson Davis from Fourth Bluff Park. Strickland says Greenspace legally was allowed to remove the statues, but the city wasn't. The city did not say where the monuments taken. A state law prevents the removal of memorials on public property, so the city found a way to stay in compliance.
United States intelligence chiefs say the program is vital to national defense and any lapse in its renewal would compromise the government's ability to surveil terrorists, malicious cyber actors, and other intelligence targets overseas. "We believe Congress got it right in 2008 when it passed Section 702 and in 2012 when Congress reauthorized it". Nunes, a close ally of the White House, had sought to amend the program's "unmasking" procedures, which he's repeatedly claimed were abused by ...
The missile fired Tuesday was the second to be fired at Riyadh from the Yemeni territory within the last two months. USA commitment to the nuclear pact may be waivering, US diplomats say, after Haley introduced what she sees as "irrefutable evidence" that Iran violated United Nations rules by providing Houthi rebels in Yemen with arms.
That reduces taxable income. In sealing Trump's first major legislative victory, Republicans steamrolled opposition from Democrats to pass a bill that slashes taxes for corporations and the wealthy while giving mixed, temporary tax relief to middle-class Americans.
The BJP had made several references to Ram and Haj during the election campaign allegedly in a bid to communalise the polls. Modi said he was a nobody at that time. "When Gehlot was given charge, the Congress was facing a hard period in Gujarat". Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by BJP President Amit Shah and other party members after success in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly election.
It hurts even to look at this Christmas tree", one Roman resident said, using an Italian term suggesting it looked like a plucked chicken. Manasseh Azure Awuni's investigative Documentary, Robbing the Assemblies, which features the GHc 320 milion shady landfills management contract with Waste Landfills Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Jospong Group.
The Russian delegation is headed by Russian Special Presidential Representative for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev, and the Iranian delegation by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari, TASS reports from the venue. The peace underwriters - Russia, Iran and Turkey - are also expected to study the initiative to convene the Syrian Congress on National Dialogue. It added that bilateral and multilateral consultations are planned for Thursday and a plenary meeting is scheduled for Friday.
Haley, in which she warned that the U.S. would take note of any country that votes in favour of the measure. "The president will be watching this vote carefully and has requested I report back on those who voted against us", she continued.
Eni's CEO Claudio Descalzi, former CEO Paolo Scaroni, Chief Operations and Technology Officer Roberto Casula are also to face trial. The companies are accused of corruption in the 2011 purchase of OPL245, an offshore oil block estimated to hold 9 billion barrels of crude, for $1.3 billion.
Only a couple more mild days before we see an unleashing of cold air that we have not yet seen this season. The day will start off cloudy with clouds eventually giving way to light snow during the early to mid afternoon from west to east.
The U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial move on Jerusalem is an opportunity for the global community in raising the awarness on the cause of Palestine, participants at a panel on the recent crisis on the issue have said. On the eve of the vote, Trump suggested there could be reprisals for countries that support the motion, put forward by Yemen and Turkey on behalf of Arab and Muslim countries.
In July, the ANC's national policy conference had chose to adopt a resolution made by the ANC in the Western Cape to downgrade South Africa's embassy in Israel, because of the expansion of Israeli settlements into Palestinian territories. "Strongly condemning" the decision, the South African Jewish Board of Deputies and the South African Zionist Federation warned in a statement that the downgrade will "negatively affect the South African economy by jeopardising (to name but a few) trade, ...
An avid hunter and experienced shooter, Childress grabbed a handgun, went downstairs and fired multiple shots at the intruders, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. Childress told Grice that he felt, the only reason he and his wife were "here today [is] because of God and the Second Amendment". Childress has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those involved.
The case began in 2014, when a group of drivers for Barcelona's Elite Taxi Service asked the city to impose penalties on Uber. The decision could affect the way governments inside and outside of Europe regulate internet services like Uber that struggle to fit in with long-established laws.