The appeal judges said the law in Northern Ireland should be left to the Stormont Assembly and not judges, saying the complex moral and religious questions behind the issue should be determined by a legislature rather than a court. Sarah Ewart said: "I'm not only doing this for me, but for every woman who may find themselves in my situation". The Victorian law governing abortion in Northern Ireland, the 1861 Offenses Against the Persons Act, is one of the most restrictive in Europe.
Reports on Monday of Razzaz's impending appointment did not entirely quell the protests . King Abdullah attributed the political and economic crisis which has led to protests to the country bearing the burden of hosting Syrian refugees despite the decline in worldwide aid, and accused the global community of failing to fulfil its duties towards Jordan .
It was the first recall of a California judge in 86 years. The frenzied atmosphere, with its aggressive fundraising, heated rhetoric and reports of vandalism and threats, resembles the height of a much larger political race. By a 60-40 margin, Judge Aaron Persky was recalled from office Tuesday. "When you step into a courtroom before a judge, you will expect, you will request, you will demand a judge who will follow the rule of law, who will tune out public opinion because they must", ...
Lonely Planet warns Lake Abaya has many crocodiles "said to be aggressive towards people and animals because the lake has few fish, their preferred food". The crocodile reportedly escaped as fishermen used nets to retrieve Eshete's body. Lake Abaya, one of Ethiopia's largest lakes, "is known to have a huge crocodile population", according to Ethiopian news site Borkena .
More than 20 years since the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Bill Clinton has revealed in a new interview that he never personally apologized to his former White House intern. The former president was asked during a heated interview that aired Monday on NBC's " Today " if he owed Lewinsky an apology, to which he responded, "No, I do not - I have never talked to her".
Catalonia has sworn in a new government, automatically ending a seven-month takeover by Spain's central authorities following a failed secession bid by the restive region. We need to sit around the same table and negotiate, government to government", he said. Autonomy was suspended after Catalonia's unilateral declaration of independence last October, which was declared illegal in the courts.
Germany's Volkswagen, Europe's largest automaker, warned that the decision could start a trade war that no side would win. French President Emmanuel Macron said in a statement Friday that he told Trump in a phone call that the new US tariffs on European, Mexican and Canadian goods are illegal and a "mistake".
Interestingly, this new law, popularly dubbed as " Burqa Ban " is seen as targeting Muslim women in the country who choose to wear a particular type of clothing. "Society has a special obligation to protect the fundamental rights of the child until they've reached an age and maturity where they can take on this responsibility themselves", the petition reads.
The hatchback got a little help from some jumper cables, and Rotondo offered the members of the media gathered outside a tasteful honk of the horn before leaving the block. On Friday, Rotondo left his parents' home about 9:30 a.m. ET. Officers arrived and the Lego bricks were found in the meantime, the newspaper said.
A farewell ceremony for the Russian first lieutenant and sergeant first class killed in Syria have been held in Russia's Zabaikalsky Territory, a source, who was present at the ceremony, told Sputnik on Sunday. Conflicting details continue to come out of eastern Syria after the Wednesday ambush by ISIS forces against a Syrian military outpost near the Iraqi border.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman will meet Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow on Thursday. Jordan also made it clear that military maneuvers involving Iranian-backed forces could trigger a military confrontation between Iran and Israel.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 miles per hour with higher gusts, and a gradual strengthening is expected until the system reaches the northern Gulf Coast by Monday night, the Hurricane Center said. Along with the rain, strong rip currents are expected along the Crystal Coast. Navarre Beach Fire Chief Danny Fureigh said double red flags will possibly start flying on Sunday if the surf reaches three feet.
A hectic scene erupted outside the middle school Friday as parents frantically searched for their children and school officials worked to load students into buses that were headed to Noblesville High School, about a 3½-mile drive. "We have not received any information that this has been anything other than a communicated threat and again we are securing Noblesville High School and taking steps to ensure that it stays secure".
But in Orlando, Florida, the police are able to run the facial recognition through the city's network of surveillance cameras, too. Its impressive Rekognition technology is the ideal tool for government entities wishing to obliterate the idea of personal privacy.
The lawsuit also states that Rodgers was "locked in secluded areas including rooms, studios and motor vehicles, for extended periods of time" by Kelly in order to "punish" her for not pleasing him sexually. After the show, she says Kelly "bombarded" her hotel room and initiated " unwanted sexual contact " ... including oral and vaginal intercourse. Although she didn't feel ready, she eventually submitted to the encounter, which she said he recorded without her consent.
However, there's clearly no bad blood there since the two are dating. " American Idol " judges Katy Perry , Luke Bryan , or Lionel Richie will be searching for talent in Buffalo. Caleb was smitten the moment he met her. "Before she was my girlfriend, she really has been my best friend since we met", Caleb told PEOPLE , adding, "I'm there for her whenever she's anxious about anything and she's there for me".
The food, clothing and homewares retailer maintained its full-year dividend at 18.7p. The high street chain's pre-tax profits have plunged 62.1 per cent to £66.8 million after £514.1 million of exceptional charges, including £321.1 million linked to its store closure programme.
Thursday's vote was 54-45. But McCaskill also has affirmative votes to top Trump nominees she can point to, such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , to make the case that she is independent, deliberative, and discerning. Supporters of Haspel pointed to her 33 years in the Central Intelligence Agency , mostly as an undercover agent. Despite strong opposition and protest, CIA veteran Gina Haspel has been approved by the senate as the agency's new director.
According to Reuters , Brent crude futures were last down 65 cents at $77.78 a barrel by 11:47 GMT, while USA crude futures fell 32 cents to $70.99 a barrel, leaving the spread between the two just shy of a 2015 high of $7 a barrel. On currency markets, the dollar has benefited from bets on higher USA rates, keeping it around multi-month highs against its major peers. In addition, the IEA has cut its oil consumption forecasts as higher prices work to reduce future demand.
The United States moved its embassy Monday afternoon - the day before the 70 anniversary of the modern state of Israel - sparking deadly clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli military. Additionally, Qatar has expressed in the strongest terms its condemnation and denunciation of the brutal massacre and systematic killing committed by the Israeli occupation forces against unarmed Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.