The growth is due to a "very strong" consumer confidence with low interest deals and the launch of many new models. Despite the record-breaking year, the SMMT predicts that new vehicle registrations will stall this year, with a lull of around 5% expected by the end of 2017.
The bomb exploded outside an entrance used by judges and prosecutors, according to local media reports . Two attackers were shot dead by Turkish police but a third fled after a auto bomb exploded outside a courthouse. An explosion has hit Turkey's Aegean coastal city of Izmir . Yildirim said Turkey will overcome the hard days with unity, solidarity and a determined faith.
USA intelligence officials have said they are confident Russian Federation was behind the hacks of political figures in an effort to help Trump win the presidential election. Trump also said he personally knows "a lot about hacking". I don't know, I just wonder, but as Trump would say, "People are sayin'". When probed about Russia's role in hacking the election, which both the Central Intelligence Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation have confirmed, Trump said that he has information ...
Chinese state media said that Trump's "inexperience" led him to accept the call from the Taiwanese president but warned that breaching the one-China policy would "destroy" relations between Washington and Beijing. President-elect Donald Trump. China, which considers Taiwan a province and not an independent country, has repeatedly urged the US not to allow Tsai to transit through the U.S.to avoid "sending the wrong signal to Taiwanese independence forces".
Iraqi forces launched the multi-pronged "second phase" of the battle to retake eastern Mosul from terrorists on Thursday, a top commander said. A high-ranking Iraqi military commander says government forces continue to make advances in their joint operations with pro-government fighters to liberate Mosul from the grip of Daesh terrorists, and managed to establish control over more than a half of the eastern side of the strategic northern city.
He had previously served as Greece's consul general in Rio from 2001 to 2004. They say the policeman's cousin confessed to moving the ambassador's body and gave full details of the plot to murder Mr Amiridis, implicating both Mr Moreira and Mrs Amiridis.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow will not respond in kind to the USA restrictions. Russian authorities ordered the shutting down of the Anglo-American School of Moscow, a US official familiar with the matter told CNN .
State news agency Xinhua did not specify whether the four people were killed by authorities on the spot or later in the day. Authorities have blamed the attacks on radicals among the mostly Muslim, Turkic-speaking Uighur ethnic minority seeking independence from Beijing.
Smiles shared by the Dallas Cowboys after wide receiver Dez Bryant threw a left-handed touchdown pass were likely replicated at Redskins Park late Monday night. If Detroit wins, it is the NFC North champion. "We just got to go dominate". After two lackluster performances following their Thanksgiving home win over Washington, the Cowboys appear to be back on track.
On Sunday, a Russian military plane reportedly crashed into the Black Sea shortly after departing Sochi. Ozerov said in remarks carried by the state news agency RIA Novosti that he "totally excludes" terrorism as a possible cause of the crash.
For the first time this season, they got to watch the Browns win a game. The Cleveland Browns won their first game of the 2016 National Football League season on Christmas Eve, beating the San Diego Chargers by a score of 20-17. Griffin missed 10 games earlier in the campaign with a fractured bone in his left shoulder. The Browns rushed for 124 yards as a team. The first play, on 4&10, sent the Chargers to the Browns 35.
The seizure had triggered a diplomatic protest and added to USA concerns about China's growing military presence and aggressive posture in the disputed waterway. "China steals United States Navy research drone in worldwide waters - rips it out of water and takes it to China in unprecedented act", one of Trump's tweets read on Sunday.
Please do not refresh your browser. "We are now experiencing issues with some of Southwest.com's functionality". As of 1 p.m., Southwest.com was still down. It's five days before Christmas, and Southwest Airlines' website is down. The company took to social media to let customers know the website was down and that "flexible accommodations" would be made available for those affected.
Last year, a group of 14 nations, mostly wealthy European countries, jointly made a decision to give Cuba "extraordinary debt relief", forgiving some $8.5 billion in debt while restructuring the repayment of remaining debts of about $2.6 billion over the next 18 years.
Non-OPEC producers have agreed to cut their crude output by some 600,000 bpd. If prices rise, oil countries may break their agreements to make up for the depressed prices of the last two years. The 300,000 bpd agreed by Novak and the oil industry, therefore, would constitute a 2.68-percent, which is not a whole lot, and that's only if the cut refers to October production levels.
Louis to Los Angeles. Fisher is 173-163-1 in 22 years of head-coaching experience, including 31-43-1 with the Rams. "Everybody will want to judge Jeff through the prism of just the record, but that's totally unfair when you look at the set of circumstances he was handed this year", Demoff told NFL.com Wednesday , granting Fisher some leeway after the relocation.
About 20 percent of Mosul has been captured from Islamic State control, while the city's east has been completely isolated, US military officials said in its latest update on fighting in the stronghold. During a visit to frontline positions, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarellah, the commander of a joint operations center that oversees the Mosul campaign, said the presence of civilians continues to be the biggest factor slowing advances toward Mosul .
Civilians poured out of the besieged rebel-held east, but faced air strikes and heavy artillery fire by advancing regime forces. The Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group operating in eastern Aleppo put the toll at 45 killed. "The army and its allies said they had taken the Sheikh Saeed district in the south of the city on Wednesday", Reuters reports. The UN had hoped Russian Federation and Syria would allow a pause in fighting to gain access to the east, he said, adding that 400 ...
Tomi Lahren is known for her polarzing views on topics such as race and politics on her The Blaze show. A few weeks later, Noah , who took over as host of The Daily Show past year after Jon Stewart stepped down, introduced his audience to Lahren , following the massive spread of her Kaepernick rant, calling her the "least woke, most awake person I have ever seen".
The unidentified woman was also questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but is reportedly no longer in Federal Bureau of Investigation custody. The woman landed on the tarmac and ran away from the plane, toward the terminal. A fellow passenger named Hampton Friedman described the incident, saying " I look over and sunlight, and I just see a figure essentially step out of it , and then I'm like 'What was that?'" Houston police told ABC13 that the woman was taken to be evaluated ...
The OSU Department of Emergency Management and Fire Prevention sent out a notification to students this morning that there was an "active shooter" on campus. I mean, I'm new here. The incident began Monday morning when the suspect drove a vehicle into several people on campus before leaving the auto and slashing victims with a knife.
I said no, I will go there. "The advice was to postpone". Duterte said he would take the same route where the blast happened. The convoy that was attacked in Marawi city also included local troops as well as staff members of the presidential communications office, though no civilians were hurt, military officials said.
The late Justice Antonin Scalia, who was the deciding vote in the Texas v. Johnson case and in the majority who upheld the ruling in 2000, personally abhorred the practice of desecrating the American flag. Trump did not specify what inspired his 7 a.m. post about flag burning, which has been ruled to be protected speech under the First Amendment. Moreover, a 1958 Supreme Court decision rejected the practice of stripping USA citizenship as a form of criminal punishment.
In 1994 Her Honour was appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, and served as a part-time Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission from 2003-2007. "Justice Kiefel's talent and commitment to her profession has taken her to Australia's highest judicial office", Clark said in a statement. "He has established himself by practising at the Western Australian bar and indeed at the London bar", Mr Turnbull said.