Before boarding, Tsai spoke at the airport to thank ambassadors of four Central American diplomatic allies in Taiwan who came to the airport to wish her safe journey. Trump rattled Beijing last month by accepting a phone call from Tsai in a surprising break with decades of diplomatic protocol. Beijing feared that Trump might take things a step further.
The statement came days after the Supreme Court ruled that no politician or political party is allowed to do vote-bank politics using caste, religion or community of voters. While clarifying his remarks, Sakshi Maharaj later denied seeking vote in the name of religion. Reacting to comments of Sakshi Maharaj , UP Congress leader Akhilesh Singh said, "The BJP leader's communal remarks are a trick to divert attention from promises made by PM Modi".
U.S. Sen Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, told MSNBC that the gunman carried a military ID of a 26-year-old named Esteban Santiago. The mayor said a lone shooter was responsible for the attack. Lea said the man said nothing as he fired, eventually giving up and sprawling spread-eagle on the floor as police took him into custody. Law enforcement did not fire shots.
Azaria will be sentenced at a future hearing in several weeks. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at first backed up his then defense minister Moshe Yaalon in his criticism of Azaria's actions. Military prosecutor Nadav Weissman said the verdict was "important, clear, decisive and speaks for itself". Israel's U.N. Mission said the amount represents the portion of Israel's contribution to the U.N.'s regular budget totalling more than $40 million allocated "to anti-Israel bodies".
The mission, kept secret from all but a handful in Downing Street, has paved the way for a visit after the new president's inauguration on January 20. Ms Hill and Mr Timothy, together with a senior civil servant, met several of the president-elect's most senior advisers in... Whereas Obama said that Britain would be "at the back of the queue" to secure a trade deal with the US post-Brexit, Trump told Farage Britain would be "at the front".
In a tweet posted early Friday, Trump defended his plan to use congressional appropriations and accused the media of falsely claiming that Mexico would not pay for the wall . Republican congressman Luke Messer of IN told reporters that Trump could fund a 2006 border security law as part of a large spending bill to avoid Democratic opposition.