Franken announced earlier this month he would exit the Senate in the coming weeks in the face of mounting accusations of sexual misconduct before and during his time in office. Days after Franken said he planned to step down, Minnesota's Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton chose Smith as his successor . I'm taking to the Senate floor to give the first of what will be a series of final speeches, this one focused on my work to improve education on behalf of Minnesotans and all Americans.
A spokesman for the Quintana Roo state Civil Defense agency, Vicente Martin, said earlier on Wednesday that at least seven Americans and two Swedes were reported among the ones injured in the accident. Brawly said the sky was clear and the road was dry and he didn't see any sign of another vehicle being involved in the crash, which happened on a narrow, two-lane road with no shoulder or guardrail.
This is the biggest advantage for Democrats in almost 10 years, since just two months before former President Barack Obama was elected in 2008. Another 18% said they would "probably" vote for him, while 38% said they would vote for someone else.
A retweet by United Arab Emirates' Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, accusing Ottomans of oppressing Arabs, led to a sharp response Wednesday by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who told the former to "know his place".
Donald Trump, Jr. met with a Russian lawyer during the USA presidential campaign to discuss the law and how sanctions might be eased against Russia . The new names bring to 49 the number of people now subject to United States economic sanctions under laws adopted following Magnitsky's death while in prison, according to the Treasury.
Dawson also found that Trudeau contravened section 12 of the Act when his family travelled on non-commercial aircraft chartered by the Aga Khan in March 2016 and when he and his family travelled in the Aga Khan's private helicopter in December 2016.
I can not imagine the hardships the concerned parents are going through thinking about their Children's health situation and not knowing, if the program would continue. "They control Congress", says House Dem. Caucus Chair Rep. Mike Stewart. States are still implementing the CHIP program, but it's unclear for how long it can go on.
US safety inspectors probing the deadly wreck of a passenger train that careened off a bridge onto a highway in Washington state are eager to question the engineer and a conductor-in-training who were in the cab of the locomotive, officials said on Tuesday.
Court documents suggest the two thought the book would stop the bullet. Now, she will likely serve her 180 days in 30-day sentences over the next three years, with the possibility of spending the last six months on house arrest. The couple would post videos of their pranks to a YouTube channel in a quest for internet fame, according to court records. In a similar incident, a woman from NY was charged with the second degree murder of her boyfriend.
After the release of a special master's report that found probable cause of sexual misconduct by Sen. The Senate can accept the report's recommendations or derive their own conclusions following a formal hearing into the claims. After the report was released Tuesday evening, Latvala posted on Facebook that he would visit family in MS for Christmas and then decide what to do when he returns to Florida.
IL had the largest decline in population over the past year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's national and state population estimates released Wednesday. IL has a population of 12.8 million, down about 29,500 over the same period. However, net worldwide migration decreased 1.8 percent - the first drop since 2012 to 2013.
All the petitions and responses are also supposed to be returned to the site next year when petitions reaching the required number of signatures will be answered. Since President Trump took office, 17 petitions have been launched, mostly by his detractors. Some of the most popular petitions that require an official response include a request for the President's resignation and a request for his tax returns to be made public.
Anju Ilyasi was found dead in Ilyasi's East Delhi house in January 2000. According to police records on the day of the incident, Anju was rushed to a hospital with multiple stab injuruies. Anju's family had accused Ilyasi of harassing her for dowry, a charge he has always denied. Ilyasi's mother-in-law Rukma Singh had sought inclusion of the additional charge of murder against him for her daughter's death.
It further says that it is because of Pakistan's cooperation with the global community, "acknowledged and appreciated by the U.S. leadership", that the Al- Qaeda core was decimated from the region. "It does not fall upon one country to bestow such status on any state", a statement from Islamabad read. And "we will encourage India to increase its economic assistance in the region", the NSS said, echoing Trump's South Asia strategy in August this year when it had asked India to do more in ...
So far, the BJP has won 46 seats while the Congress emerged victor in 44 constituencies. Mevani won from Gujarat's Vadgam seat, defeating BJP's nominee Vijay Chakravarti by 19,696 votes. On Monday, he told The Indian Express: "It is devastating that despite all our efforts, the BJP will form the government". "I would very pro-actively want to say that Modi ji we are done with you; you are now boring to us".
C K Raulji (63) is the only Congress rebel to win among its MLAs who were rewarded by the BJP for defecting early this year. There are seven seats where the victory of margin was less than 1000 votes-Congress won four ( Kaprada , Mansa, Dangs and Deodar ), while the BJP won at the remaining three places ( Dholka , Godhra and Botad).
Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın also said Tuesday that Turkey would resume intense efforts until Thursday for the Jerusalem decision to be accepted at the U.N. The remaining 14 council members voted in favour of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, which did not specifically mention the United States or Trump but which expressed "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem".
But Wilks, an African-American, said this of a racial slur allegedly used by Richardson towards a team scout. - Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) December 18, 2017I want in on the ownership group! Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he was " very sad" following the announcement Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson would sell the franchise amid allegations of sexual harassment by female employees.
Some parents told the station that they took their kids out of school when they eventually heard about the visit. "This should have been brought to our attention, although I do understand security reasons", one of the angry parents told News 12 New Jersey .
Police had initially believed the infant girl was with her father, Thomas Bernardez, who is considered by investigators as a possible suspect in the death of Shanally's mother. He was last seen driving a blue 2000 Toyota Celica with a black hood and Texas license plate CM7-L340. Police are looking for her father, 30-year-old Thomas Bernardez in connection with the child's abduction.
Cabrera hit speeds of up to 105 miles per hour, before being cornered and stopped on 441. Cabrera then fled north on nearby I-75. The chase snarled traffic for miles Tuesday morning. That was Pembroke Pines officer Jon Cusack's Tuesday morning moments after checking on an unconscious couple in a vehicle parked at Century Village.
The Commission must now submit a request to the European Union member states to declare "a clear risk of serious breach of the rule of law" in Poland. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks has said the new reforms will undermine judicial independence by making judges "subordinate" to the executive and legislature.
He said Lee's banning is another "shameful tactic" by the government. "This declaration of non-cooperation with my mandate can only be viewed as a strong indication that there must be something terribly awful happening in Rakhine, as well as in the rest of the country", Lee said in a statement.
A relative of one of the victims, Rachel Topper, said Tuesday that she was notified of the death of her uncle Jim Hamre in Monday's crash. Almost a day after a catastrophic train derailment in Washington state, family, friends and colleagues are remembering a man who was a lifelong enthusiast of rails and public transit .
The store is part of a broader effort to reinvigorate Federation Square. Apple's said this will be their "most significant store in the Southern Hemisphere ", further fuelling the Melbourne/Sydney rivalry between the country's tow biggest cities.
As Obama's 2015 strategy stated, "Defending democracy and human rights is related to every enduring national interest". "Whether we like it or not, we are engaged in a new era of competition ", Trump said , cautioning, "American success is not a foregone conclusion".
Duterte was previously quoted by local media opposing same-sex marriage, stating that marriage is only between a man and a woman. "Now find me the brightest here in the Philippines ". But he cancelled peace talks in November after a rebel ambush in the southern Philippines killed a police officer and a four-month-old baby. He even went on to say that he is ready to take gay lawmakers in his cabinet and insisted the legislation could also be changed to allow same-sex marriages in the ...
It has underperformed by 12.52% the S&P500. Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) had a decrease of 1.9% in short interest. SEE's total short interest was 6.33M shares in December as published by FINRA. Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 11 investors sold AAR Corp . shares while 47 reduced holdings.
Pinnacle shareholders will receive $20 in cash and 0.42 shares of Penn National common stock for each Pinnacle share. The deal gives Pinnacle shareholders a 36 percent premium over Friday's closing price of $21.86. Charles and River City Casino in Lemay. Penn National will sell four Pinnacle properties - two in Missouri and one each in IN and OH - for around $575 million in cash.
According to the statement made by a party member, the video was made by Sasikala after she paid a visit to ailing Jayalalithaa in the ICU. But a 20 sec video was released which shows deceased Jayalalitha watching TV. Dhinakaran is the nephew of Jayalalithaa's close aide V.K Sasikala. The video comes as a rebuttal to the AIADMK's allegations of Sasikala being responsible for the death of Jayalalithaa and that there were irregularities in the treatments meted out to the late chief ...
Failure to do so, the spokeswoman cautioned, would "only harm [the US] as well as others". "Contrary to our hopes, China expanded its power at the expense of the sovereignty of others", it says. His relations with Chinese President Xi Jinping appeared to be at an all time high that time with both lauding each others' achievements and Trump saying he didn't blame Beijing for "taking advantage" of previous United States administrations.
After a slow start, the Bucks got to the Cavaliers for 39 second-quarter points, leading by as many as 14. The Cleveland Cavaliers had an excellent first quarter in Tuesday night's matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks , 34-30. They wasted another in the final period Tuesday night at home against Cleveland. Eric Bledsoe added 16 points for Milwaukee, which trailed 113-112 after James scored six points in a row late in the fourth quarter.
Organizers knew about the weather forecast and the potential for "gale-force winds", but made a decision to go ahead with the gig, anyway. There's no word on the injured. Sergio Bandoca, one of the people in charge of the exhibition centre where the rave took place described the scene as "madness". Fans watched in horror as the metal structure over the stage fell down and struck his head during strong winds and looming storm clouds, according to NPR .
However, that did not work. KARE 11's Adrienne Broaddus and Lou Raguse have confirmed police were interviewing a man who, police say, threatened them with a knife. Fischer said he has a lot of questions about what happened to his son Monday and he would like to know why police did not use a stun gun on his son.
Police have arrested 38-year-old Vincent Calogero and 32-year-old Sarah Nilson for allegedly attempting to sell their two biological sons for drugs or money. The call came at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, from the 100 block of Avenue J-8, a residential area. The boys are in the custody of the county's Department of Children and Family Services.