Among the injured are two of the 67 firefighters who rushed to the scene, police said. News site France24 cited fire service and local security chief Etienne Guyot saying that four people have been rescued but a number of others are thought to be missing.
Now five weeks later, the deal looks elusive, and negotiations are stuck, per Reuters report that quoted insider sources. Kinahan said that "if the December 15 tariffs do take effect, there might be some repercussions". Failure to clinch an interim deal can trigger another round of tit-for-tat tariffs. Meanwhile, the Senate approved a bill to support human rights in Hong Kong following months of unrest in the semiautonomous Chinese city.
China's Foreign Ministry denounced the bill, claiming that it "neglects facts and truth, applies double standards and blatantly interferes in Hong Kong affairs and China's other internal affairs". The group included two men climbing out of an underground drain and four people - three men and a woman - who had removed a manhole cover and lowered a rope into the drain to assist them, police said.
Meanwhile, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the U.S. decision to effectively back Israel's right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank undermined the legal basis for a settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Sondland's bombshell testimony comes at a pivotal moment in the Democrat-led House's impeachment proceedings now in the midst of the second week of public hearings. "Of course he wants to testify because he did nothing wrong", said Bondi, who has long had a relationship with Trump, dating back to before he was president.
Israeli warplanes carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria on Wednesday, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. The Iranian launch followed a rare Israeli daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport. The Israeli army has in the past targeted Shiite militias, including operatives from the Quds Force, which it says were responsible for attacks from Syria aimed at Israel.