An Iraqi provincial council has approved a decision that would allow local authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.
Earlier, some pro-government Sunni tribes have demolished houses of those they accused of cooperating with the Islamic State group after its 2014 blitz.
A New London judge has ordered a competency evaluation for a Norwich man accused of killing his pregnant wife and setting their apartment on fire.
Antoine has pleaded not guilty to charges he stabbed 37-year-old Margarette Mady multiple times June 2 before setting fire to the curtains.
GlaxoSmithKline is investing some 275 million pounds ($360 million) into three plants in Britain, sweeping aside concerns about growth following the country's decision to leave the European Union.
The pharmaceutical giant's chief executive Andrew Witty said Tuesday that the Britain's "competitive corporate tax system" and skilled workforce influenced the decision to invest in the manufacturing of new respiratory and large molecule biological medicines.
Yokohama-based Nissan, which makes the March subcompact, Infiniti luxury brand and the Leaf electric vehicle, kept its full-year forecast for a 525 billion yen profit, up slightly from the 524 billion yen earned the previous fiscal year.
Soldiers and volunteers used rubber boats to rescue people marooned by the flooding, while helicopters were being used to drop food supplies.
Water levels in some of the major rivers were close to dangerous levels, posing a threat of massive flooding and causing panic among the local population.