Texas legislation that sought to limit bathroom access for transgender people is dead, at least for now. Texas is already facing numerous lawsuits over the spate of abortion restrictions the state continues to pass. Detractors of the bill have described the extra health insurance premiums as "rape insurance" since the Texas bill has no exceptions for rape or incest.
Sierra Leone's national broadcaster interrupted its regular programming to show scenes of people trying to retrieve their loved ones' bodies. "You can see people openly grieving...there is a lot of hurt to address", UNICEF spokesman John James said.
Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was this afternoon flying to Madeira . The regional government of Madeira has declared three days of mourning for the victims. Portuguese media were giving different death tolls. "But, at the moment, our priority is to provide support for the families of the victims and the wounded".
Two days later, under pressure from lawmakers and others, he publicly condemned white supremacist groups , including the KKK and neo-Nazis. In his initial remarks on the violence Saturday, Trump did not single out the groups and instead bemoaned violence on " many sides ".
Indian troops on Tuesday allegedly foiled an attempt by the Chinese soldiers to enter Ladakh from the north bank of the Pyangong lake, unidentified officials told PTI. The two armies are already engaged in a standoff in the Doklam Plateau further east, in another part of their 3,500-kilometer-long unmarked mountain border.
Rafael Lemaitre, former director of public affairs at FEMA who worked on the Obama-era order, said Trump is undoing "the most significant action taken in a generation" to safeguard USA infrastructure. "One agency alone can stall a project for many many years and even decades", Trump said. Speaking at Trump Tower in NY, he said the approval process for projects was "badly broken" and the nation's infrastructure was a "massive self-inflicted wound on our country".
During comments at the Pentagon press area, Mattis insisted "all options" remained on the table for how to approach Afghanistan, and said those options included a full withdrawal as well as a proposal for the use of more contractors to manage the USA effort there.
The flag is said to be the highest in South Asia and the 8th highest in the world. Interestingly, Pak took this step seemingly as a reaction to India hoisting a flag at the height of 360 feet in March at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore. While India celebrates its Independence Day on August 15 every year, Pakistan marks the day on August 14 annually. "I want to tell our enemies, whether they are in the in east or west, that your bullets will end but not the chests of our jawans [soldiers]".
The U.S. based National Hurricane Center said, "Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour [120 km/h] with higher gusts". At 5 a.m. on Wednesday into Thursday. Over the next couple of days, swells from the storm may produce unsafe rip currents and surf from North Carolina to Long Island as well as Bermuda, forecasters said.
Some egg products in South Korea have been contaminated with a potentially harmful pesticide, the government said Tuesday, amid a growing health scare in Europe over tainted egg products. Experts and ministers will convene to discuss an egg contamination scandal which is so far known to have affected 15 European Union countries. The issue has sparked a row between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, the three countries at the centre of the crisis, about how long officials knew about the ...
There are differences of opinions among experts how effective these systems are. A renewal of ICBM tests until a missile is perfected. South Korea membership in the global nuclear club would elevate the confrontation to a new level with Moon increasingly independent from Washington.
Security Council on Saturday passed sweeping new sanctions Trump had requested. Another American, college student Otto Warmbier, was released in June in a coma and died shortly after his arrival in the United States. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on August 5. Trump has called on China to pressure North Korea to halt its nuclear program.
It came in response to a news report about Trump considering a pardon for ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt last month for ignoring a judge's order related to detaining immigrants. 'You said on Friday that we'd have a press conference, ' Acosta said. Acosta then asked if the reporters in the room could ask the president more questions.
The president traveled to Washington , D.C., from his golf resort in New Jersey in the middle of a 17-day vacation. On Monday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended Trump's response, telling ABC News that "he explicitly condemned the kind of ideology behind these movements of Naziism, white supremacy, the [Ku Klux Klan]".
Masahiko Shibayama, a lawmaker from Abe's Liberal Democratic Party, told reporters at the shrine that he had made an offering on Abe's behalf to express condolences to those who sacrificed their lives in the war and pray for peace. Next month also marks the 45th anniversary of normalized diplomatic relations between Japan and China. "We intend to keep this immovable policy firmly, throughout the ages, while facing history with humility", he added.
CPI (M) MP MB Rajesh said, "There is no problem in Mohan Bhagwat hoisting the flag in an RSS-run school". At 11 pm of 14th August 2017, the headmaster of the school received a notice from the District Collector stating that only the institutional heads or an elected representative can unfurl the national flag in the school.
Madrid made the breakthrough early in the second half through a Pique own goal, coming after Marcelo sent a risky cross into the box from the left which the centre-back horribly diverted into his own net. The introduction of Cristiano Ronaldo added even more pep to Madrid's step and the Portugal worldwide thought he had scored their second and firing home at the far post, although his celebrations were cut short by the off-side flag.
Trump's approval rating drops after Charlottesville and amid heightened tensions with North Korea . The White House bungled the response to Charlottesville, and when combined with Trump's threats of war with North Korea has formed a powerful drag that is carrying the president's approval ratings to even lower lows.
The U.S. hasn't taken any public steps to prepare for hostilities such as evacuating Americans from Seoul , which is within range of North Korean artillery, or moving ships, aircraft or troops into position for an imminent response. "Our job is to make sure our leadership has an option available to them", Dunford told a group of reporters. The men have two priorities, he explained.
Robert E Lee is a great example of that. One women died and 19 were injured when a auto driven by a man identified as a white supremacist plowed into crowds. Cvjetanovic's Facebook profile shows him to be a member of the International Group of National Conservatives, Croatian World Network CROWN and The Preservation of Sagas, Eddas, And Nordic History.