IS had used Tell al-Rayan to position snipers and fire off rockets and mortar rounds to derail the advance of the Iraqi troops, he said. The officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief the media , said his troops sustained at least a dozen casualties, including some inflicted by a auto bomb attack.
Bollywood's leading actors Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone avoid each other quite a bit - given their past history, of course! However, the rumoured lovebirds did not arrive together for the bash. We wonder what Deepika has to say about this budding friendship? Did Ranveer Singh just confirm his relationship with Deepika? What happened next is what made us ponder.
The British musician, whose band The 1975 picked up the Best British Band trophy at this year's Brit Awards, said that no one should stay in their "lane". "I lost my dad past year, but I also became a dad", said Jones, 45, "and I was spending a lot of time after getting over the shock of trying to work out what would I want my son to know about his granddad".
South Africa has since it's hosting of the African Union Summit a year ago complained that the ICC is unfair in the way it treats African governments and is incompatible with Pretoria's peace initiatives on the continent. Meanwhile, government said it will study the judgment and decide whether or not to appeal. At a minimum, the ruling will delay South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC, which had been scheduled to take effect in October.
The controversial move has also been met with criticism from the country's top journalists, who pointed out the irony in having a president appoint his wife to Azerbaijan's second-highest post . Mehriban is an eye doctor by training and comes from one of Azerbaijan's wealthiest and most influential families. In such case, until new President of the Azerbaijan Republic is elected, the First Vice-President of the Azerbaijan Republic will carry out powers of the President of the Azerbaijan ...
Authorities say he headbutted the victim, which was not captured on camera. The lawyers in the case claim Bieber's team informed them the day of the February 8 deposition that he was "ill" and could not attend, but then the legal team discovered YouTube videos where the "What do you mean?" singer is chugging beers and partying.
If it were to happen, Unilever consumer staples like Dove soap, Hellmann's mayonnaise and Lipton tea would join forces with Kraft Heinz's Oscar Mayer meats Heinz Ketchup and Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. This relentless focus on costs, however, may end up making Kraft's pursuit of Unilever more hard. The company rejected the offer, saying it was too low.
Shiffrin's third win in the slalom equalled the record of German Christl Cranz, who completed her treble in 1939. ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (Feb. 16, 2017) - Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) grabbed her first career World Championships giant slalom medal Thursday, finishing second on a sun-soaked course at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships .
So, what has she been up to since her last cover? "I'm really excited, he asked me right before the season started so we've been keeping it on the down-low for quite a while", she told E! previous year. According to TMZ, the unidentified woman "met up" with Comrie at a bar on Saturday night, after which she claims he raped her "multiple times".
She said: "Tara's good friends & family know that she was in high spirits in her last days. She had plans, trips and had written a moving new song", said Montefiore, adding that her family would be releasing a fuller statement later. Get Me Out Of Here", and worked as a presenter on shows including "Animals Do the Funniest", "Junior Eurovision", "The British Comedy Awards... "Joke! I have a long life and I fully believe it'".
Hosts West Ham had impressed with their perseverance, despite the absence through injury of Andy Carroll, in recovering from a goal down to get into a winning position in a match in which they felt numerous refereeing decisions went against them.
Educators in NY are also wary of federal policies that begin to incentivize approaches not favored by state leaders, or that redistribute billions of federal dollars in ways that hurt NY schools. In response, the school board tonight vowed to protect and support immigrant students who go to school in the district. "Instead of having a champion for public education as our nation's top education officer, we now have someone whose life's work is undermining our neighborhood schools through ...
Lady Gaga will take the stage with Metallica at this year's GRAMMY Awards . The Bad Romance singer was last seen at the Grammys stage in 2016 where she paid a tribute to David Bowie . After the game, Gaga announced a world tour in support of her latest album, " Joanne ", that includes shows August 28 at Citi Field in New York City and September 10 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The song lyrics find Gomez, recalling memories of young love as she sings, 'I had a dream, we were back at 17, summer nights and liberties. Bella Hadid has just experienced a hard month to learn that her ex, The Weekend, had found love in the arms of Selena Gomez just two short months after their break.
A winter storm watch is issued when there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that could impact travel. Snowfall amounts in the southern counties should be less than an inch, but there is only moderate confidence in the snowfall forecast at this point, forecasters said.
The similarity between Vikander's look and that of Lara Croft in the 2013 Tomb Raider game was quickly noted by fans . Good luck landing jumps, climbing mountains and running up things (or away from things) with those. Earlier today, a few set photos were released . The film will take a different path from previous " Tomb Raider " films, which starred Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft and Jon Voight as her father.
This marks the anniversary of the arrival of 11 convict ships from Great Britain to Sydney, named First Fleet , led by commander Captain Arthur Phillip in 1788. However, if previous years are anything to go by, that day, whether you call it " Australia Day", "Survival Day", "Invasion Day", or whatever, is likely to be the source of some debate.
The Royal Rumble match card is now updated. There are 30 men entering the ring, but only one will reign at the massive pay-per-view in San Antonio next Sunday, with the victor becoming the number 1 contender for WWE World Championship or WWE Univeral Championship.
Polanski, 83, was arrested in 1977 for sexually assaulting 13-year-old Samantha Gailey during a Vogue photo shoot and pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. He has also received seven Cesar prizes, and was tapped to preside over next month's 42nd Cesar ceremony by Alain Terzian, who runs the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques.
The sweet couple welcomed a precious baby boy and we can only imagine how thrilled they must be about adding to their fam! The Teen Mom 2 star gave birth to a baby boy this week. Following Chelsea Houska's baby news last July, many fans were left wondering whether or not the reality star would move forward with her plans to Wednesday DeBoer, but in October, as she sported a growing baby bump, Houska walked down the aisle and made their relationship official.
Perhaps that is why she chose to shake it up after receiving her twentieth Oscar nomination for Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins. And then there was this: "Please see attached GIF for Meryl's reaction". It looks to be from the actress' appearance in Paul McCartney's "Queenie Eye" music video. With an Oscar career as incredible as hers, she might as well make history once again by being the very first person to ever accept an award with a gif.
During his campaign, Trump said that he had met "a top police officer in Chicago" during a visit there and that this officer assured him he could solve the violence "in one week". Following last year's "unacceptable rise in violence", the Chicago Police Department announced plans New Year's Day to quell city violence headed into 2017.
The 59th annual Grammy Awards will air Sunday, February 12 on CBS. Her No. 1 hit "Hello" is nominated for record and song of the year as well as best pop solo performance. Don't worry!' And I was like, 'I didn't ask you if you still loved me, but thanks. She said at the time: 'It threw the whole thing off. "Anything that happens, dust it off!" GRAMMY Red Carpet Live kicks off live on the red carpet starting at 7:30 p.m.
The Spice Girls singer, 44, took to Twitter today to announce the news. Geri posted the sweet picture just a few hours after announcing her baby's arrival to fans. She has a daughter named Bluebell Madonna from a past relationship, who was born in May 2006. Geri's Spice Girls bandmate Emma Bunton , who shares the same birthday as the new arrival, congratulated the new parents soon after the announcement.
And though both Stewart and Colbert's ratings stayed high through the first four Obama years, it should not be lost on anyone that both abandoned their posts during his second term, as progressives got complacent, and Hillary's win in 2016 seemed all but assured.