Just as changing the rules would now aid Trump , Republicans have warned about a boomerang effect - Democrats ramming through liberal justices once the GOP loses the White House. While Gorsuch's opponents would fight a Senate rule change, it was the Democrats who in 2013 changed the Senate rules to limit filibusters after Republicans used the procedure against Obama's appeals court nominees.
Russia's health minister on Tuesday raised the death toll from 11 to 14 and said 49 people were still hospitalized. The metro network announced it was shutting down entirely after evacuating all passengers and Russia's Investigative Committee also began a probe into the blast.
If you don't already, be sure you have the WSFA First Alert Weather App . More storms could hit the region Wednesday and Thursday. To the south, storms could be strong to severe, with large hail and damaging winds, according to the weather service.
North Carolina defeated Gonzaga 71-66 in a contested championship game Monday night, winning the title a year after coming up short in heartbreaking fashion. Karnowski went 0-for-4 in the half, turning the ball over three times, while Collins lasted all of eight minutes before getting into foul trouble. In a choppy, whistle-happy game that saw every big man for both teams in foul trouble, North Carolina finally took control in the final 100 seconds.
In Baltimore, the Justice Department is asking for a delay in Thursday's hearing on the consent decree between DOJ and the Baltimore Police Department. A department spokeswoman would not elaborate on which consent decrees would get a fresh look or describe the potential outcomes. The department, in a report past year, said that the Baltimore police engaged in racially discriminatory policing and used excessive force due to "systemic deficiencies" in the department.
Hotels and restaurants in close proximity to State and national highways have already stopped serving liquor either prompted by notices from authorities or out of sheer precaution to be in compliance with the court order. The licenses will remain cancelled if the motorable distance is not beyond 500 metres. Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma, however, said the government will work within the framework of the directives of the SC in the matter.
Page confirmed to ABC News that he is the individual identified at "Male-1" in a 2015 court document submitted in a case involving the Russian spies. He got hooked on Gazprom thinking that if they have a project, he could rise up. The recruiter says he "promised Male-1 a lot" and told him he would use his "connections in Russia" to "push contracts" his way.
State Excise & Narcotics minister R. Lalzirliana had earlier told the assembly house that there are as many as 71,230 liquor permit holders in Mizoram under Mizoram Liquor Prohibition & Control (MLPC), Act which came into force in the state since January 2015.
Brent crude oil rose 41 cents, or about 0.8 percent, to $52.83 a barrel by 1:33 p.m. EDT (1733 GMT), after hitting $53.10. US oil production increased by 60,000 barrels a day in January, the Energy Department said Friday, an early sign of the energy industry's turnaround this year.
Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate ro. (AP Photo/David Goldman). Pedestrians walk down a closed portion of Piedmont Avenue near an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta , Friday, March 31, 2017.
The congregation included DUP leader Arlene Foster, former Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson, North Secretary James Brokenshire, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and former taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Even more, he earned the right to ask us to honour his legacy by our living. He was a passionate believer in a free, secure and self-governing Ireland.
The suspect in the metro train explosions in St. Petersburgsia that killed 11 people has been identified by Russian security services, it was announced on Tuesday. The death toll from Monday's blast on the St Petersburg subway has risen to 14, Russia's health minister has said. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini wrote on Twitter that she was following developments "together with all European Union foreign ministers" gathered for a meeting in Luxembourg.
The European Union's top diplomat says it's "completely unrealistic" to think that President Bashar Assad could retain power over any future government in a post-war Syria. United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura will address the conference. We think that he has been a hindrance to peace for a long time. Haley echoed the Trump administration's declaration on Friday making clear that the USA focus is on defeating IS.
Those attacks, carried out by two female suicide bombers, were claimed by Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov. Russian Federation suffered a number of deadly terrorist attacks in the early part of this century but they have become less frequent in recent years, especially in major cities.
Petersburg subway, and asked to pass on words of encouragement to the Russian people", Peskov said. The national anti-terrorism committee (NAK) said in a statement carried by Russian agencies that such a device was "found and neutralised in a timely fashion" at the Vosstaniya Square station.
British officials said Saturday security at Parliament will be reviewed after new footage emerged that showed large gates to the complex were left open after Khalid Masood rushed onto the grounds as he carried out a deadly terror attack last week.
These people demand political representation. Demonstrators called for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption charges. Mr Navalny called for the nationwide protests shortly after he posted a video claiming that Mr Medvedev controlled mansions, yachts and vineyards -a fortune that was indicative of an income that exceeds his official salary.
Dunford said he invited Kushner and Tom Bossert, White House homeland security adviser, to accompany him so they could hear "first-hand and unfiltered" from military advisers about the situation on the ground and interact with USA forces. The trip provides a way for Dunford to curry favor with one of Trump's closest confidantes, while other senior government officials struggle to crack into the president's tight-knit inner circle.
The BBC reports that the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib, in the country's northwest, came under attack by either Syrian or Russian jets. But a UN-led investigation has concluded that government forces had used chlorine as a weapon at least three times between 2014 and 2015. Syria has been accused of using chemical weapons against civilians, a claim the regime has denied .
Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University was ranked second among universities while Banaras Hindu University secured third position. IISc figures at the top in "overall" national institutional ranking. NIRF was approved by the MHRD and launched in September 29, 2015. The first edition of the NIRF was released on April 04, 2016. Also, this year every large institution will be given a common overall rank as well as a discipline specific rank as applicable.
When US President Donald Trump meets Chinese President Xi Jinping this week, their summit will be marked not only by deep policy divisions but a clash of personalities between America's brash "tweeter-in-chief" and Beijing's cautious, calculating leader.
China was especially riled at India, because Tawang holds historical significance for the Tibetan spiritual leader, who Beijing describes as a "dangerous separatist". The Tibetan Spiritual lead was set to leave Guwahati by a chopper, but the inclement weather has forced him to travel by road and change his stop to Bomdila, where he will make a public appearance tomorrow.
If we get there we feel like we have a really good chance". They lost Robert Covington and Jahlil Okafor for the season to knee injuries last week, after earlier seeing Joel Embiid (knee) and Jerryd Bayless (wrist) ruled out for the year as well .
They come just after a new spike in the cost of borrowing German and French debt last Friday, which signaled investors were struggling to source enough high-rated bonds to use as collateral to guarantee their trading positions. Core price growth of 0.7 percent was the weakest in nearly a year. Praet also said that decreasing the ECB's monthly asset purchases to Euro 60 billion from Euro 80 billion, starting Monday, does not signal a gradual reduction of purchases, a process known as tapering.
During a February press conference, she had asked Trump if he would include the Congressional Black Caucus in conversations dealing with his "urban agenda" for the "inner city", but referred to the organization as the "CBC", which Trump did not seem to recognize.
Egypt is among the top recipients of US military and economic assistance, but the aid is being evaluated as part of the Trump administration's push for dramatic budget cuts to diplomacy and development. Robert Satloff, executive director of the Washington Institute, added: "Egypt wants assistance, but our cupboard is bare". A Trump administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the President will reaffirm the United States commitment to Egypt's security and that the United ...
Sunderland travel to Leicester this Tuesday in a desperate attempt at putting points on the board. Captain Wes Morgan missed the Stoke win with a back strain with Yohan Benalouane to deputise again if Morgan is still out. Four straight wins for the managerial novice in the league combined with a historic victory in the Champions League have restored smiles and confidence at the King Power Stadium in a remarkable transformation following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri.
Nunes previously took issue with the fact that Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, had his communications monitored by the intelligence community, which were later the subject of media reports. House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) held a controversial presser and briefing with President Trump last month about intel reports he had seen suggesting that members of the Trump transition had been incidentally surveilled.
Moreover, officials said the United Arab Emirates brokered the meeting for the objective of seeing whether Russian Federation would be willing to decrease its support for Iran, especially in Syria, as the UAE is a long-standing enemy of Iran.
Polls showed a neck-and-neck vote between President Rafael Correa's hand-picked successor, Lenin Moreno, and conservativ. Worldwide election observers didn't find evidence of fraud in Ecuador's presidential vote, the Organization of American States said Monday, despite claims from the opposition that it was cheated after the ruling party's candidate declared victory in a narrow race.
Eleven people are dead and at least 45 injured after an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St Petersburg metro tunnel. A member of the Investigative Committee said the blast is an act of terrorism. The city's entire subway was shut down for much of Monday. Anna Sventik, a St Petersburg resident, was travelling on a metro train that passed through the same station moments after the blast.
The Southern African country located between Namibia and South Africa today was the scene of a strong 6.5 magnitude natural disaster. The epicenter was almost 250 km (155 miles) north-northwest of the capital Gaborone at a depth of 12 km (7 miles), the U.S.
Dozens of homes were destroyed, Xinhua cited the national disaster management agency as saying. The local disaster mitigation agency had warned of the risk of a landslide due to recent rain. In September, nearly 30 people died in devastating floods and landslides in Garut, West Java. Landslides are frequent in the Indonesian countryside during the rainy season.
Donald Trump and his administration have repeatedly denied any knowledge of Russia's interference with the US election, albeit with some argumentative responses. Putin's comments are the President's most emphatic denial of the accusations yet, and are the first he has directly made since US President Donald Trump took office in January.
Centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was seen as the most convincing of the top five election contenders in a French televised debate, according to an opinion poll published minutes after the debate ended. The candidates did not discuss French budgetary policy, which is under European Union supervision, nor Le Pen's proposal to leave the euro. Le Pen, whose party has been funded by a Russian bank, did not speak about Russia.