But he said the situation had now been brought under control. It has not been revealed if police believe the two prison riots are related. The riot also enabled 184 inmates to escape. At least 93 prisoners have been killed in three separate prison riots this week in Brazil, sparking fears that months of violence between drug gangs who control numerous country's prisons was spiraling out of control.
The statue - a copy of one that sits across the road from the Japanese embassy in Seoul - was initially removed after being set up by South Korean activists in the southern port city on Wednesday last week. Biden told Abe that Washington strongly expected the two nations to carry out the agreement, which it supports, a ministry statement said. Senior foreign-ministry officials from Japan, South Korea and the USA met earlier this week in Washington, discussing the North and sharing their ...
The Independent adds Brand Paul McCartney to the list of attendees, along side directors J.J. Abrams, George Lucas , Usher and Samuel L. Jackson are also said to attend. If the final transfers go according to plan, only about 40 prisoners will remain at Guantanamo, despite Mr Obama's pledge to close the controversial facility at the United States naval base in Cuba.
RMT general secretary Mick Cash accused authorities of lacking "serious plans to tackle the staffing and safety crisis caused by the axing of almost 900 safety-critical station jobs". "We have started to recruit them and will continue to work with the unions". We are recruiting additional staff for stations and believe this will help us to provide a better service.
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.