Republican Johnny Isakson of Georgia did not vote. Although Gorsuch maintained that marriage equality was "settled law" during his confirmation hearings last month, his record tells a different story as to how he'll treat LGBT issues. The court also is likely to tackle transgender rights and union funding in coming years. At one point, Leahy pressed Gorsuch to answer to a Scalia idea, asking, "Do you agree with Justice Scalia's characterization of the Voting Rights Act as a perpetuation ...
Broadcaster SVT said at least five people were killed in the attack while Swedish radio reported three dead, but police could not immediately confirm those reports . Friday's crash is near the site of a December 2010 attack in which Taimour Abdulwahab, a Swedish citizen who lived in Britain, detonated a suicide bomb, killing himself and injuring two others.
A decision by the European Union to grant Spain a role in shaping agreements on the future of the British enclave in the Mediterranean has Gibraltarians like Montegriffo anxious about the influence the Iberian nation may have on their economic future.
Discussions between Trump and Xi over North Korea came days after Trump warned that the U.S. was prepared to act unilaterally to stop North Korea's nuclear program from advancing further should China be unwilling to use its leverage over Pyongyang.
A police officer lays a floral tribute given by a member of the public beside a photo of PC Keith Palmer, the policeman who was stabbed to death as he guarded the Palace of Westminster from a terrorist in yesterday's attack on March 23, 2017 in London , England.
The Syrian government has denied it was behind the attack. Peskov wouldn't say if Russian Federation could use its military assets to protect Syrian facilities from future US strikes. Syria's government condemned it as an act of "aggression", while Syrian opposition forces welcomed the action by the United States against President Bashar Assad.
Voter surveys show independent centrist Macron and Le Pen neck-and-neck in the April 23 first round, and that they would go through to a run-off vote that Macron would win easily. Only Macron can "give freedom back to our businesses, make them more competitive, open them up to the digital world ever more, giving them the possibility of being architects of a new world where each French citizen will be master of their destiny", the senators wrote on Sunday.
Spain has for centuries been demanding Gibraltar back and does not recognise the waters as sovereign British overseas territory . But, she added, the British policy on Gibraltar would not change. A spokeswoman for the government of Gibraltar said: "The ship entered British/Gibraltarian territorial waters". Representatives of the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association, which represents the territory's gambling industry, were not available for comment on Monday.
The Syrian airbase targeted in yesterday's US missile strike is believed to be where Syrian President Bashar Assad regime aircraft took off for a deadly chemical attack against civilians earlier this week, senior military officials speaking on background told reporters at a Pentagon briefing today.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its east coast into the sea off the Peninsula, South Korea's military said , a day ahead of a summit between United States and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang's arms programme. " Pyongyang's evolving ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program underscore the growing threat", Hyten said. North Korea is pushing hard to upgrade its weapons systems to cope with what it calls USA hostility.
Deputy commissioner ( Tawang ) Sang Phuntso said the Dalai Lama would stay at the Tawang monastery for four days. Between Dirang and Tawang , people waited for hours to pay their obeisance to the Dalai Lama, whom followers of Tibetan Buddhism worship as 'living God.' (People in Tawang and neighbouring districts follow Tibetan Buddhism).
Mr Flynn declared last month in a filing with the Justice Department that his company's lobbying for a Dutch-based firm owned by a Turkish businessman "could be construed to have principally benefited the Republic of Turkey". Peter King suggested Tuesday that the committee has agreed to bring in key figures who worked with the Trump campaign and were in communication with Russian officials.
Trump said on Friday morning, appearing with Mr. Xi after a round of discussions in Florida. Last year Mr Trump said China had "raped the US" and vowed to brand the superpower a currency manipulator. China supplies North Korea with nearly all its fuel oil, imported foods, consumer goods and the raw materials used to construct its weapons program.
Police in London identified the Westminster attacker as 52-year-old Khalid Masood. His last conviction was in December 2003 for possession of a knife, police say. On Thursday authorities identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London , saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism - but was not now on a terrorism watch list.
Senate. Watts of the Foreign Policy Research Institute told Senator Marco Rubio that his presidential campaign was targeted by Russian Federation. election has become mired in controversy over accusations that its Republican chairman, Trump ally Devin Nunes, is not impartial. "I would hope that the president is as anxious as we are to get to the bottom of what happened, but I have to say editorially that the president's recent conduct, with his wild and uncorroborated accusations about ...
In a debate that also discussed trade, immigration and security, Fillon and Le Pen came in for stinging attacks from two far-left candidates, who cited the judicial investigations facing them. Usually grumpy and always acid-tongued, Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon goes into the second French presidential debate on Tuesday on a high, comparing his campaign to a spring-time flower bed.
The arrests are seen as a possible breakthrough in the investigation into what caused Akhbarzhon Dzhalilov, a 22-year-old Uzbek who came to Russian Federation from a volatile area of Kyrgyzstan, to detonate a bomb on a train as it traveled between two central St.
Ian Shepherdson of Pantheon Macroeconomics said that the more important thing to note about the latest jobs report is that the unemployment rate is now at the very bottom of the range of the Fed's estimate of full employment - the line at which the tightness in the labor market triggers inflation.
The Security Council plans to meet at 11:30 a.m. (1530 GMT) for a briefing on the US strike. Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Florida for his first official summit with the USA president. Trump accepted Xi's invitation to visit China, the official Xinhua News Agency reported . As a candidate and president, Trump has taken an aggressive posture toward China, labeling Beijing a "tremendous problem" and arguing that lopsided trade deals with China shortchange American businesses ...
Following a blacklist by Air India and domestic airlines on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, the party was forced to charter a flight for him to Delhi to enable him to attend the ongoing Parliament session. However, he said he will not apologise to Air India. Shiv Sena MP and party secretary Anil Desai told Indian Express , that the larger issue of airlines' decision to ban Gaikwad from flying has been ignored.
St. Thomas - The Friends of St. Thomas Public Libraries will serve library staff and volunteers lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Georgia's most handsome libraries will be recognized at a ceremony at Mary Willis Library in Washington, GA, April 10 at 2 p.m.
Confirming the missile launch, the US Pacific Command said that its systems "detected and tracked" what it assessed was a North Korean missile launch at 11:42 AM (Hawaii time) on April 4. But the test launch, which took place near a North Korean submarine base, may have been to demonstrate new launch capabilities. South Korea trounced India 10-0 in their opener on Monday, while North Korea previously routed India 8-0 and beat Hong Kong 5-0.
Votel also told the committee that almost 800 Iraqi security forces have been killed and 4,600 wounded in the increasingly brutal battle to retake Mosul from IS extremists that began last fall. "There's a fair chance that we may have contributed to this, and so now we have moved to the investigation phase", Votel said at the House Armed Services Committee.
Xi after a round of discussions in Florida. First lady Melania Trump and Peng Liyuan (puhng LEE'-yoo-en), the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng), visited a seventh-grade civics class at a Florida middle school. exports and reducing China's trade surplus with the United States. It has already tested nuclear weapons and South Korea's capital, Seoul, is in range of North Korean artillery.
The emergency meeting was called after the U.S. fired almost 60 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base in response to the chemical attack that killed more than 80 people. Russia, which backed up that explanation, argued Friday that the chemical weapons capabilities of the rebels were being ignored, CBS News reported.
Now, faced with his own line-in-the-sand moment, President Trump has ordered a cruise missile attack against a Syrian air base, opening up a new front in the continuous 16-year war in the Middle East. "In both word and action, President Trump sent a long and clear message today that the use and spread of chemical weapons will not be tolerated", said the statement .
Officials have identified a second victim killed by a blaze at an Oakland residential building. Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Sgt. The number grew to four and authorities so far have identified two victims: Cassandra Robertson, 50, and Edwarn Anderson, 64.
A Russian warship entered the eastern Mediterranean Friday and was heading toward the area where two U.S. Navy destroyers launched missile strikes into Syria, Fox News has learned. The Russian ship is armed with cruise missiles and is headed the direction of the USA warships, according to Fox News . "As part of the drill, ships of the two countries practiced exit from a naval base, joint maneuvering and communication, as well as repelling an attack of a small-sized high-speed target, an ...
Trump blamed Syrian President Bashar Assad for the attack and called on the worldwide community to join him in trying to end the bloodshed. Eighty-six people including at least 27 children died in the suspected attack on Tuesday in Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in Syria's Idlib province.
Kim had signalled that his regime was working on a missile capable of reaching the United States, saying in his New Year's Day address that North Korea had "entered the final stage of preparation for a test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile".
US-backed forces battled the Islamic State group around a key Syrian town Monday, after the capture of an airbase brought them closer to besieging the jihadists in their stronghold Raqa. Silo said the achievement comes with the help of only the US -led anti-terror coalition, the main backer to the Kurdish groups in northern Syria. In France, the country's defense minister said the campaign by worldwide forces to take back IS' de facto capital will start in the coming days.
Half of the 4.5 million Americans bitten by dogs annually are children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ). Washington, D.C., saw a comparatively low 19 dog attacks past year. "And when we come to the door with a package, please place your dog in a separate room and close the door before opening the front door". The Postal Service places the safety of its employees as a top priority.
This decisive action shows that America will no longer stand on the sideline as innocent men, women, & babies are brutally killed in Syria. The senior military officials told the AP there have been U.S. Syria denies the claim. Russian Federation has said the toxic agents were released when a Syrian airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons arsenal, and that blame should not be apportioned until a full investigation has been completed.
He also cautioned that such waivers could lead to State Governments borrowing more, which in turn may crowd out private sector borrowers. Referring to several conceptual issues, he said the step "impacts credit discipline" as it "plugs incentives for future borrowers to repay".
Immigration agents arrested her after she finished her jail sentence on March 29, but Schwab couldn't provide any details on when the deporation was to take place or where in Canada she would be taken to. Tichelman grew up in a wealthy, upper-class family but rejected her privileged upbringing. Police originally recommended homicide charges. Tichelman, who had been in custody since 2013, was given credit for time served.