Frank-Juergen Weise, the head of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, said in an interview in the German weekly Bild am Sonntag that he expects a sharp drop in numbers in 2016 compared with previous year. On Tuesday Merkel, responding to interview questions by regional newspapers about her plans for the 2017 elections, said: "I will comment on that at the appropriate time".
Aldridge, 32, was pushing a stroller on the city's South Side on Friday afternoon when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, hitting her in the arm and the head, according to police. In another he wrote: "The city of Chicago is hurting". We need more help & more hands on deck. Wade has been an outspoken critic of gun violence, while his mother Jolinda Wade - a Chicago pastor - spoke on a panel about gun violence earlier this week.
State police said Rodriguez is an undocumented immigrant, did not have a driver's license and was not authorized to drive a commercial motor vehicle. About 30 to 40 passengers were on board the bus, according to police, who were "daily hires" to do construction and help rebuild after the severe flooding that has hit Louisiana.
Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias kicked a late penalty as Argentina gained revenge for last week's Rugby Championship defeat to South Africa by claiming a 26-24 victory over the same opponents in Salta. Landajo, Argentina's only ever-present player since they joined the championship in 2012, said it was good to have another chance of revenge so soon.
FILE - This Aug. 12, 2015 file photo provided by NOAA's Office of Exploration and Research/Hohonu Moana 2015 shows a massive sponge photographed at a depth of about 7,000 feet in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument off the shores of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Team USA began the game playing a lot of isolation offense, and struggled to function as a unit on the offensive end. Serbia lost only 94-91 to the USA during pool play but was barely in the game again after a close first quarter. Brittney Griner, Breanna Stewart and Elena Delle Donne won gold medals in their Olympic debuts. It helped to have Durant, one of the game's most dominant offensive players, who won his second gold medal.