Democratic Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who serves on the Senate intelligence committee, said, "Any financial connections between Russian Federation and Trump associates need to be thoroughly investigated". Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Wednesday that the new reports about Manafort are likely to be reviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. Mr Leshchenko claimed the 2009 payment to Mr Manafort was backed by a "fake invoice and a fake contract" according to which the American supplied ...
Islamic State fighters have begun forcing civilians in Mosul into buildings rigged to explode, according to top US commanders, and the new tactic could explain why scores of people died in the Iraqi city recently. The Amnesty International report explicitly highlights the death of an estimated 150 people in a us -led coalition airstrike on March 17, calling it "one of the deadliest strikes in years".
The awkward situation arouse, when Lokesh stopped while pronouncing the words, "Sarvabhoumadhikaram" and "Sraddasaktulu". Sources in the TDP said that Naidu might induct six to eight new faces in his Cabinet, but if he decides to drop more than four, the number may go up.
The humidity was 58 per cent. Wednesday's maximum temperature settled at 38.2 degrees Celsius, six notches above the season's average and minimum at 23.1 degrees, five notches above the season's average. However, he warns that this is not the end of the heat as the summer months are yet to arrive. The minimum temperature broke the record of Wednesday and weather office expect rise in minimum temperature in the coming days.
No Democrat has yet pledged to support Gorsuch, but Sen. On the final day of the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch , the Senate Democratic leader announced his opposition to the Supreme Court nominee . "It's to change the nominee", Schumer said. Democrats are still furious that Republicans blocked former President Barack Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland , and the seat on the high court has remained vacant for 13 months and counting.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, who is recovering from back surgery, returned to the Capitol Thursday to cast a key vote to help advance a controversial measure related to Planned Parenthood funding. FYI, there are now only 21 women in the U.S. Senate. The legislation, which President Donald Trump has said he will sign, overturns an Obama administration rule that banned states from denying federal funds to organizations that perform abortions.
Title X of the Public Health Service Act provides federal funds to states for family planning grants. "The Obama rule tried to force states - including Tennessee - to send taxpayer money to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood instead of community health centers and other qualified health providers".
Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., who has been home after surgery, to return to the Capitol in a wheelchair to provide support. For the second time as vice president, Pence had to cast a tie-breaking vote Thursday following a stalled 50-50 vote on former President Obama's rule which prohibited states from defunding healthcare providers that perform abortions, the Hill reported .
Go Chicago Fire - good luck, buddy". " But it's not easy after one match to talk about the level of the MLS ". "I feel alright. 90 minutes was okay, at some moments I was a little bit exhausted, but I stepped up and wanted to push for the draw and for victory".
The passage of traffic through the tunnel will result in a daily saving of Rupees 27 lakhs in terms of fuel used by vehicles. The all-weather tunnel will reduce travel time from Jammu to Srinagar by two hours. Very few tunnels in the world have this kind of fully integrated tunnel control. He added: "Every Indian has a dream to visit Kashmir once as a tourist, this will boost tourism, the more the tourism the better will be the economy and the people of the Valley will benefit from it".
No injuries have been reported, but most of the building materials stockpiled there were gutted in the fire, as well as many labourers' personal belongings. Most of Dubai's fires have been fueled by paneling on the sides of many buildings. Authorities were quick to dispatch fire fighting teams, including a helicopter and emergency crews as they cordoned off the surrounding area.
Jim Jordan, an OH member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, told Jake Tapper on CNN's " State of the Union ". "@ RealDonaldTrump is bringing auto plants & jobs back to MI". After House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill in March amid opposition from conservative and moderate corners of the Republican Party, the Wisconsin Republican said Obamacare would remain the law of the land for the foreseeable future, and Trump said he would move on, likely to tax reform, until Obamacare ...
In ceremonies Sunday marking operational deployment of the jointly developed US-Israel David Sling Weapon System, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned: "Whoever seeks to hit us will be hit". The David's Sling missile defense system, which is created to stop medium-range rockets, drones and cruise missiles, became operational in Israel. "The innovation of our people and the combat spirit of our soldiers make us twice as powerful as our enemies", he added, "and allow us not just ...
Palestinian web sites identified the assailant as 17-year-old Ahmed Ghazzal, from the city of Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Saturday's event was the first in a series organized by Standing Together, an umbrella movement consisting of pro-peace organizations and left-wing parties, marking 50 years since the Six-Day War, Haaretz said .
The incident was among several in recent months in Chicago in which the social media site played a role in broadcasting apparent crimes. Johnson was visibly upset after he watched, both by the videos content and the fact that there were 40 or so live viewers and no one thought to call authorities, Guglielmi said.
Thompson is a nationally renowned scholar of politics and administration, policy implementation, public management, federalism and intergovernmental management, and health policy. And, as HHS secretary, Price's biggest task will be the enforcement (or nonenforcement) of the law. "The fact that some of these members took that and decided not to move forward with it I think is a real shame and I think the president is disappointed in the number of people that he thought were loyal to him that ...
Senator Nick Xenophon with Attorney-General Senator George Brandis in the Sentate on Friday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the decision would allow business to invest in new jobs. His bloc of three senators back a reduction for businesses with a $10 million turnover. Labor leader Bill Shorten said the 10-year tax plan had been the goverment's economic centrepice and the inability to deliver it in full has been a failure.
Declining to reveal what the demands were, he said Malaysia held firm to its stand that the two North Korean suspects holed up in the embassy - second secretary Hyon Kwang-song and Air Koryo employee Kim Uk-il - must be questioned and investigated by police before they could be released.
The GST Council cleared the bulk of the rules framework that constitutes the nuts and bolts of the goods and services tax regime, days after the Lok Sabha approved crucial laws related to it. "These Bills would play important role in Prime Minister Modi's concept of new India", he added. S-GST has been prepared as a model of the central GST, with each state incorporating state-specific exemptions.
The showdown over the threat of a filibuster includes the growing possibility Senate Republicans might employ what is colloquially called the "nuclear option", and change the cloture rule. Should they vote for Gorsuch and anger their liberal base? Though Democrats remain a handful shy of the 41 votes that would be required to mount a filibuster and trigger a rules change, it is the widely expected outcome.