The verdict could bar 72-year-old Zia from running in the general elections as the country's constitution prohibits a convicted person sentenced to over two years from participating. Khaleda Zia denies misusing worldwide funds donated to a charitable children's trust and said the charges against her are politically motivated. Many private schools declared a holiday in anticipation of the verdict, while several ride-hailing services suspended operations for the day.
The ensuing crash early Sunday killed two people and injured more than 100 passengers. The train collision in Cayce early Sunday morning resulted in the deaths of two Amtrak employees . A handful of the nation's 27 commuter railroads have already received extensions past the December 31 deadline, and more extensions are expected, according to Randy Clarke of the American Public Transportation Association.
British media personality Piers Morgan also wrote about the remark , sarcastically saying, "Mankind ended last night". Australian columnist Rita Panahi called him the "Kim Kardashian of political leaders; an all-style, no-substance himbo with all the depth of a puddle".
Centcom announced that US-led coalition forces in Syria opened fire at pro-Syrian government forces "in defense" of Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters. Iranian forces are known to be deployed in the area, as are some Russians, either of whom might be labeled as "pro-Assad" by the USA government, but the attacking of which could have substantial ramifications.
Trump called Democrats " treasonous " for not clapping during his State of the Union address . Whitehouse's comments followed Trump's assertion that the cold reception he got from Democrats last week was " un-American " and might well be called " treasonous ".
Intensity 4 was reported in Hualien City and the townships of Tailuge, Yanliao and Xiulin in the county and also in Nan'ao of neighboring Yilan County and Hehuanshan of Nantou County, according to the weather bureau. In a letter addressed to the Philippine Labor Secretary and obtained by Rappler, Labor Attachè Fidel A. Macauyag said that they've coordinated with the Taiwan Ministry of Interior and its National Fire Agency, as well as the Immigration Division and were told there was no reported ...