Thompson is running against Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes, a Republican, in a district that President Trump won in November by almost 30 points. To rebuild the Democratic Party we have to focus on local elections with candidates like Heath Mello and engaging the grassroots on issues like clean energy, universal pre-K and jobs that keep young people here in Nebraska.
Argentina, the 2014 FIFA World Cup runner-up, is now third in South American World Cup qualifying, but sits just two points ahead of sixth place Chile. In his absence, Argentina went on to lose 2-0 in La Paz , putting their hopes of qualifying for next year's tournament in jeopardy, and FCB felt the need to speak up in support of their star player.
For his part, Trump accepted the invitation for a state visit to China with pleasure, and hoped to make the trip at an early date. Palm Beach - President Donald Trump predicted a "very great" relationship with China's Xi Jinping as the pair met for the first time at his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on Thursday, when cordiality replaced tough anti-China rhetoric.
Young people hold candles to remember the victims of the subway bombing in St Petersburg this week. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA-Russian security agents on Thursday arrested three people suspected of links to a suicide bomber accused of attacking the city's subway and deactivated an explosive device in the apartment where they lived.
The Infanta Cristina entered the United Kingdom waters at around lunchtime on 4 April, the Gibraltar government claimed. Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar posted a video of the Spanish ship on its Twitter feed. A Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said the Infanta Cristina was conducting a routine patrol in Spanish waters. "It's what we wanted and what we have said from the beginning", said a Spanish government spokesperson.
Speaking at a rally in the southern province of Hatay, which borders Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the US has recently made positive initiatives in Syria and Turkey supports all efforts to ensure the safety of the Syrian people.
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) may have been scrapped, but that doesn't mark the end of efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Ryan said he would not put "some kind of artificial deadline" on a revamped plan. Let states opt-out from Essential Health Benefits requirement? Under the White House proposal, states could apply for federal waivers from several coverage requirements that President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law imposes on insurers.
Twitter cited First Amendment protections in much of its suit, alleging the federal government was attempting to limit the constitutional rights of Trump's critics. She noted that the government's summons to Twitter had boilerplate language but lacked a specific reason for wanting to know the identities. Absent evidence of wrongdoing, the summons could be seen as "motivated by a desire to suppress free speech", Twitter said.
However, "the situation could rapidly change", Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst, said in a statement. The cheapest gas in Harker Heights was $2.05 a gallon at Sam's Club, 600 West Central Texas Expressway. SC had the lowest average for regular, $2.09, followed by Alabama at $2.11 and MS and Tennessee at $2.12. It's a trend happening nationwide and it's only going to get worse.
He said "These heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime are a effect of the past administration's weakness and irresolution". There's no evidence that chemical weapons were stockpiled at the Shayrat airfield targeted by the strike, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in an emailed statement.
This missile was not a threat, but coming just days before President Trump meets with China's President Xi it did seem to carry a message: Nothing the two presidents do will stop North Korea from developing a nuclear arsenal. plans in order to substantially strengthen the worldwide community's sanctions and pressure on North Korea", South Korea's presidential Blue House said in a statement .
Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, has taken steps to ensure that Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix will go ahead as planned no matter the weather. Sebastian Vettel will want to prove Ferrari are no one-hit wonders after their win in Formula One's Australian season-opener, but " Shanghai specialist" Lewis Hamilton could deny them a second successive triumph in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.
The death toll from the air strikes in Urum al-Joz was expected to rise, said the Observatory, a Britain-based organization that reports on the war using a network of sources in Syria. attack, any deaths that came as a result are likely to be considered by the administration very much beside the point. "We view that the responsibility of the United States is still great, and does not stop with this operation", it added in a statement, warning that the Damascus government and its allies could ...
The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed while conducting an operation against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan . But the group has been steadily losing territory in the face of heavy pressure from both U.S. Islamic State's offshoot in Afghanistan , known as the Sunni jihadist group's so-called Khorasan Province, is suspected of carrying out several attacks on minority Shi'ite Muslim targets.
Thousands of people have gathered outside a St. Petersburg subway station to commemorate the victims of a suicide bomb blast that killed 13 train passengers and wounded about 50. Thursday's arrest came a day after law enforcement agencies detained eight Central Asian migrants suspected of acting as recruiters for the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda.
Saudi Arabia has provided arms to opposition groups fighting the Assad regime. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Russian Federation and Iran needed to understand that supporting Assad made no sense and that the escalation of the USA military role in Syria was a "warning" to "a criminal regime".
Nunes's stepping aside came after weeks of public tensions between himself and Adam Schiff , the Democratic vice chairman of the Intelligence Committee. Nunes, who served on Trump's transition team, did not alert his colleagues on the Intelligence Committee before making the trip, or before briefing the press and Trump about what he saw the next day.
Describing the United States strikes as "appropriate", French Ambassador Francois Delattre expressed hope the U.S. action would be a "game changer and help boost the political negotiations". At least 27 children died in the suspected attack in Khan Sheikhun. USA officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this week.
The news agency said five of the civilians, among them three children, were killed in the village of Shayrat just outside the base of the same name. In a sharp escalation of the US military role in Syria, two US warships fired dozens of cruise missiles from the eastern Mediterranean Sea at the air base controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's forces in response to the poison gas attack in a rebel-held area on Tuesday, US officials said.
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley contended there is no contradiction between her tough stance and Trump's repeated public statements seeking to minimize Russia's role. "We know the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at it from their perspective". Haley said the new US administration has "beat up on" Russian Federation about its invasion of Crimea, though her predecessor, Samantha Power, did so regularly and the Obama administration imposed sanctions on Russian ...
The move has added pressure to South Africa's already embattled economy. Hundreds of DA supporters‚ some draped in the South African flag‚ made their way to the starting point of their anti-Zuma march in Johannesburg on Friday. The protest went on peacefully under the watchful eye of police. Thousands marched in major South African cities today to protest against his administration, demanding he leave after a cabinet reshuffle triggered the latest crisis of his presidency.
US warships in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens of Tomahawk missiles at the airfield. In Washington, a senior USA official said Syria may have had help carrying out the alleged chemical attack, but stopped short of accusing Russian Federation of complicity.
In the committee's opening remarks, Ranking Democrat Mark Warner said "Russia sought to hijack our democratic process" by employing a disinformation campaign on social media, which he describes as "Russian propaganda on steroids". The panel is conducting an investigation into Moscow's meddling, including possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. However, he said this partisan preference wasn't likely to hold during the midterm elections or beyond, and he warned ...
With a second solid performance thanks to his sharp wit, hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon marked further poll gains, almost catching up with erstwhile favourite Francois Fillon, a conservative former prime minister. One candidate who needs to shine is conservative Francois Fillon, who has begun clawing back ground after his campaign was nearly derailed by criminal charges over claims he paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros (dollars) for a fake parliamentary job.
The shooter was killed in the incident, law enforcement sources said, but the cause of death was not immediately clear. A Coral Gables police officer patrolling the mall was told by a security officer shortly before 1 p.m. "He's not a insane guy", he told the Herald. Scene at Merrick Park shooting. The gunfire sent shoppers running for cover, according to witnesses.
What are the key things we have learned from this? According to Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov, the Russian president regards the United States operation as an "aggression" against Syria. And Tillerson spoke of a long-term goal that would come after the defeat of ISIS and within the context of a political process. "The American people deserve to see and know the evidence before authorizing of this regime war".
Gordhan has slammed allegations that he held a secret meeting overseas in an attempt to undermine the country and its economy. Mr Gordhan was recalled from trade talks in London this week, on the pretence that he and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas were plotting with United Kingdom banks against the interests of the South African economy.
Principal Marta Garcia, right, gives a tour of her school to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at Royal Palm Elementary School as Alberto Carvalho, Miami-Dade Public School Superintendent looks on in Miami on Friday, April 7, 2017. public school, marshals took over her detail, hiring almost two dozen people to staff her protection, according to the Post . She gained confirmation after a Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie in the U.S.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova reportedly said later today that Moscow would consider reactivating the memorandum with the United States on preventing air incidents in Syria. Russian Federation suspended the memorandum of understanding on air safety over Syria with the United States on Friday following the deadly USA missile attack on the Sha'irat airfield.
The two leaders were joined Thursday evening by US First Lady Melania Trump, a former model, and Peng Liyuan - a celebrated folk singer Trump hailed as a "great, great celebrity". "I think we have made tremendous progress in our relationship with China". It's not known how Xi responded when Trump informed him of the missile strike, which occurred as they were finishing dinner, at about 8:40 p.m., according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
The person or group responsible were able to hack into a part of the system that communicated to all 156 city sirens, according to Dallas Office of Emergency Management head, Rocky Vaz. Tornado sirens sounding in Dallas . "We had no malfunction". But the sirens weren't signaling the end of the world (or end of Dallas ), and they were not malfunctioning, as early reports indicated.
First responders, construction crews and the Georgia Department of Transportation worked feverishly and continue doing so to mitigate fallout from a major highway overpass collapse in Atlanta . "They were interviewed throughout the day and those interviews led to their arrest this afternoon", Florence said, adding he believes each suspect is homeless.
Security Council, are not in line with global legal principles in the peaceful settlement of disputes, as stipulated in the U.N. Charter". Local congressional lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle described the US missile strike against Syria as an appropriate response to the chemical attack by the Assad regime that killed at least 70 people.
One woman was killed in an air strike Saturday on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun, site of a suspected chemical weapons attack earlier this week, a monitor said. "We strongly condemn the illegitimate actions by the USA", said Vladimir Safronkov. "We are prepared to do more, but we hope it will not be necessary".
Facing his biggest foreign policy crisis since taking office in January, Trump took the toughest direct US action yet in Syria's six-year-old civil war, raising the risk of confrontation with Russian Federation and Iran , Assad's two main military backers.