Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's lawyers headed back to court after a new judge was assigned to hear his request to block impeachment proceedings. Bentley has steadfastly refused to resign despite calls from legislative leaders for him to step aside.
Since Scalia's death, the court had been ideologically deadlocked, with four liberal justices and four conservatives. "Not only does he possess unquestionably impressive credentials, but he has also demonstrated a deep and abiding understanding of the proper role of a judge under the Constitution", the seven-term senator said in a statement after the vote.
Do you support the filibuster, or do you want Gorsuch to get a vote from the Senate? A Democratic senator facing a tough re-election is warning her party there is a political risk in voting to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
Trump's financial interests overseas. But many economists view a VAT as a tax that disproportionately hurts lower-income workers, who typically benefit from a progressive income-tax system. When you're making a major foreign policy decision that involves military action, whether it's a missile strike or any other action, I think that needs to be vetted by the Congress.
A vehicle found burned a short distance from the gun shop is registered to Jakubowski. "Based on advice and information provided this morning by local law enforcement agencies, all School District of Janesville schools have been placed into soft lockdown as a precautionary measure", the message said.
There's a very strong possibility that the first two were won with ineligible players and the NCAA has a history of punishing programs rather than individuals. But as Few said in regard to the missed call, "that's just the way it goes". "That's the biggest thing that we wanted to take care of, because they're a great defensive team", said UNC senior Kennedy Meeks.
Coroner Gary Watts confirmed he was investigating four deaths at the prison, but wouldn't give any details about how the inmates died. In statement, South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said: "I have asked the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to lead this investigation".
US officials said the two sides agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea's to abandon its nuclear weapons program, and China acknowledged the need for more balanced trade with the U.S. While it's unclear what the details of the discussion Thursday were, Trump and Xi are scheduled to sit down together again Friday for a working lunch.
The video, which has been removed from Facebook, was also viewed in real time by dozens of people, but no one called authorities, police said. Accompanied by his mom, a second teenager surrendered to police and was arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl whose attack was recorded and streamed on Facebook Live, a Chicago police spokesman said Monday.
Four Democrats broke ranks in the earlier vote: Sens. The dramatic action was approved by a party-line vote, clearing the way for Republicans to end the Democrats' filibuster of Gorsuch's nomination. Republicans needed 60 votes - at least eight Democrats and independents joining the 52-seat majority - to end debate on the nomination and proceed to a final vote.
The account in question is @ ALT_uscis , a reference to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. She noted that the government's summons to Twitter had boilerplate language but lacked a specific reason for wanting to know the identities.
Sessions had previously said he hadn't read the Justice Department's pattern-or-practice investigations into widespread police misconduct in places like Ferguson, Missouri, and Chicago, but said he believed they were "anecdotal" based on summaries he had reviewed.
Conservatives might be willing to support that because they would avoid voting for a bill that creates something new, Paul said . Another Caucus member, Rep. The outing came hours after Trump tweeted that talks to rework the nation's healthcare law were still under way. Now, it will be in one form or another.
The post also pointed to Canada's population - less than the state of California - as a reason that USA dairy companies should not blame the new regulation, saying, "No matter how one views the situation, exports to a comparatively small Canadian market - one that's already filled with Canadian milk - are a drop in the bucket that will not solve the problems now impacting the US dairy industry".
Had the United States been fully armed in 1914 (or again in 1939) and ready to help its allies, Germany might not have invaded Western Europe, or at least not have achieved such initial successes. The three years of neutrality had enabled the U.S.to produce and sell the vast quantity of materiel that the first World War relied upon, at an unimaginable scale.
A spokesman for the prosecutor's office told CBS News they could not provide any further comments on the case at this time. Tysen was removed from life support on Tuesday - exactly three weeks after hanging himself following what his mother insists was a cruel online prank.
The Wade quadruplets , Aaron, Zachary, Nigel and Nick, seniors at Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio, are getting widespread attention for their academic achievements, particularly for gaining entrance into Harvard , Yale and other top Ivy League and prestigious colleges.
US President Donald Trump delivers a statement on Syria from the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. The military had been preparing options for a strike against President Bashar Assad since well before 2013, when the Syrian dictator killed more than 1,000 of his own people in a devastating nerve agent attack.
The FBI in Milwaukee said it's offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Jakubowski. "Mr. Jakubowski is known well to officers of the Janesville Police Department and the Rock County Sheriff's Office", said Janesville Police Chief David Moore.
President Donald Trump's nominee to fill the current Supreme Court vacancy, Neil Gorsuch, can now be confirmed by simple majority of 51 Senators, not the previously required 60. In 2005, with the Senate under GOP control, Republicans prepared to utilize the "nuclear option" to remove the filibuster for lower-court nominees.