The State Department reportedly informed all politically appointed ambassadors that they were to submit letters of resignation effective January 20 the day after the election, and instructed those seeking extensions to submit formal requests.
Brittany Covington , 18, of Chicago , was charged with aggravated kidnapping, hate crime, aggravated unlawful restraint, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and residential burglary. Authorities are still looking at whether the attack falls under any hate crimes statutes. All four will be tried as adults. "Kids make stupid decisions" Commander Kevin Duffin from the Chicago Police Department said.
The officer died on Wednesday after he was hit by a vehicle while "preventing a theft at a service station", the city police department said in a statement. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said 64 arrests were made in the capital alone. Pena Nieto also thanked Ruiz Massieu for her work, addressing her to say "Claudia, many thanks for your friendship, your loyalty, your commitment to Mexico and the delivery of your work".
Izmir , Turkey's third-largest city after Istanbul and Ankara, has largely been spared from an escalation of violence in the country since mid-2015. 2 terrorists, a police officer, and a court worker died in the shootout. IS claimed that attack, which it said was a reprisal for Turkey's military operations in Syria.
Train said the militant group has flown Islamic State flags in their camps and Maguid, along with other local militant group leaders, appeared in a video circulated a year ago, pledging allegiance to IS. Maguid, 32, appeared in a video circulated on social media networks past year with the leaders of other local militant groups pledging allegiance to ISIS.
The Obama administration imposed sanctions Thursday on a son of September 11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, saying the younger bin Laden poses a risk to US national security. Bin Laden's participation in al-Qaeda programs was highlighted in letters found during the Navy SEAL raid on his father's compound. According to BBC News, Professor Fawaz Gerges, an expert on Middle East politics, told BBC Radio 4 that Hamza Bin Laden is his father's successor in the al-Qaeda organization.