Cruz's public defender has said he will plead guilty if prosecutors take the death penalty off the table, which would mean a life prison sentence. At first, Cruz was in general population but the high profile nature of his crimes led him to be segregated from other inmates who are awaiting their own court dates.
The defence spending of China is closely watched across the world for hints at China's strategic intentions as it develops new military capabilities, which include stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and anti-satellite missiles. The rise exceeds last year's growth, of around 7%, as China is becoming increasingly assertive in territorial disputes in the South China and East China seas and keeps a close eye on conflicts in the neighbouring Korean Peninsula.
On April 20 , Kimura said, students from both LHS and Free State High School will take part in the National High School Walkout movement. Most schools have safety procedures, such as a single point of entry, but students outside could be vulnerable to any kind of aggression, such as guns or vehicle bombs, he said.
Irish junior guard Arike Ogunbowale attempts a layup during Notre Dame's 94-62 win over North Carolina on February 1 at Purcell Pavilion. "Hurts like hell but it can't get any worse and I'll be good to go Thursday". No. 15 seed Pittsburgh in Tuesday's first round. Louisville (19-12, 9-9) went scoreless for almost six minutes as N.C. State built the largest lead of the game by either team.
Earhart, the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, disappeared in 1937 while flying over the Pacific. As you may know, the pilot suddenly disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. Three years later, bones believed to be Earhart's were found on Nikumaroro Island 560 kilometers (350 miles) southeast of her Howland Island destination.
Yesterday, the home minister called up Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy and DGP A K Shukla and asked them to ensure peace and check incidents of violence till a new government is installed in the state. Raja. The centre on Wednesday said that there have been many incidents of toppling of statues reported from certain parts of the country. The BJP worker identified as R Muthuraman was subsequently expelled from the party by BJP TamilNadu president Tamilisai Soundararajan for his role in ...
Prime Minister Theresa May highlighted in a key Brexit speech on March 2, 2018 that the government is exploring terms by which the United Kingdom could remain part of European Union agencies, including the European Medicines Agency, after its departure from the EU.
They say they don't want to do it. Over the weekend, the state Senate rejected a ban on assault weapons. Garcia's amendment also changed the name of the contentious program to the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program in honor of a beloved coach who died trying to protect students from a hail of bullets on Valentine's Day.
The victims are said to be from the same family and the motive for the attack was not known. "At 19:45 pm (1845 GMT), three people were stabbed by an attacker", Vienna police said on its Twitter account. The attacker has fled the scene, sparking a major manhunt. According to Heute.at, heavily armed police officers are guarding the entrance doors of the buildings located not far from the scene.
A Lebanese-American businessman who witnessed a meeting between a Trump adviser and a Russian investor is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller for his investigation into the Trump campaign, according to a New York Times report .
Daylight saving time was first instituted in 1918 during World War I to save coal. Manitobans will be putting their clocks ahead one hour this weekend with daylight saving time set to begin in the province. During Daylight Saving Time, more people are out conducting their affairs during the daylight rather than at night, when more crime occurs. If approved, Florida would join Arizona and Hawaii as states that have exempted themselves from a 1966 law establishing a uniform time across the ...
We're not backing down". And we don't like it when we're on the receiving end of any trade frictions at all. "If we roll over, we're basically saying, 'Come after us anytime". "And now we have Canada undercutting us, when they're the highest-cost producers in the world. Unfortunately, the real problem, Chinese overcapacity, will remain unresolved", he added .
Fairfax County Police released dashboard video from Tuesday's incident showing 30-year-old Isaac Bonsu getting out of his auto on a residential street in the Alexandria section, a Washington suburb. Slowed down but undeterred, Bonsu kept running, the video shows. The incident was caught on a police dash camera. "Oops. He got hit by his own vehicle", the police department says in a Facebook post.
The female died, while the male remains hospitalized in critical condition. There was a report a faculty member was injured and treated at the scene, but officials could not immediately verify that report. Officers told AL.com that the shooting at may have been accidental. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said the female victim was just 30 days from turning 18, had been accepted into college and wanted to be a nurse.
Almost $250,000 was immediately donated to local nonprofits, including $150,000 to Girls Inc. of New Hampshire and $33,000 to each of three New Hampshire chapters of End 68 Hours of Hunger . Three more checks of $33,000 each were given to three local chapters of End 68 Hours of Hunger. Under New Hampshire law, a lottery winner's name, town and prize amount become public information.
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, for whom the award is named, was the first. Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonFormer WH adviser: Trump will want to rejoin Paris climate pact by 2020 Why the USA should lead on protecting Rohingya Muslims 'Bolivarian Diaspora' can no longer be ignored MORE in November condemned the violence and warned that the U.S.
The us has said it is "cautiously optimistic" about improving north-south contacts, but ruled out formal talks with Pyongyang unless it is ready to give up its nuclear weapons. "I think we're having very good dialogue, and we're going to certainly find out pretty soon what's happening, but we have made progress, there's no question about it".
No. 5 North Carolina State, 2 p.m. That contest's most important development might not have been Colson's production but his endurance; afterwards Brey told Colson he'd played him back into shape, the game offering what no conditioning test could.
Wiggins said he had adhered to the rules in place at the time and had been granted permission by cycling's governing body to take the drug. 'When Team Sky was launched, I remember, they say , "We will be clean, we will win races and be clean, more white than white".
The memo , which was not publicized by the agency, did not clarify the specific guidelines by which the permits would be judged. Trump responded to news coverage of the decision by announcing he would "put (the) big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts".
En route from Singapore towards Suez, the vessel is now positioned around 900 nautical miles southeast of Salalah, Oman. The carrier said the crew had sent out a distress signal after firefighting efforts were unsuccessful. Its crew is made up of nationals of India, the Phillippines, Thailand, Romania, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Maersk's chief operating officer Soren Toft the company will offer the families of missing crew members "all the support we can in this very hard ...
At Prime Minister's Questions, Mr Corbyn said British military personnel were "directing" Saudi military operations responsible for large-scale civilian casualties in Yemen . He will also meet Prime Minister Theresa May and Cabinet ministers in Downing Street on Wednesday, ahead of a bilateral summit at Chequers on Thursday and a special session with Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Friday.
Polls will open at 7am and close at 5pm. Voters are required to be in teh same place they registered and must present a voter ID card to the electoral officials at polling stations. He added that the mission was in the country to support "the integrity of the electoral processes through diligent observation of the polling activities in line with the rules and code of conduct for worldwide election observers".
Senate race in more than 15 years. O'Rourke won the Texas Democratic primary on Monday, securing his spot to face the Republican senator during the midterms later this year. Cruz's campaign did not respond to requests for comment, but Cruz is taking the race seriously. Turnout is up over 100 percent in the Democratic primaries so far during early voting and it's down in early Republican voting.
European Council President Donald Tusk, who will chair a summit on March 22-23 where EU leaders will discuss the threat of a "serious trade dispute", said Trump's view that trade wars were good and easy to win was wrong. "Trump's economics team is trying to turn back the clock on trade, but we doubt they will succeed as they are interfering with the business decisions made by thousands of American companies over the years", said Chris Rupkey, chief economist at MUFG in NY.
Mr Kushner is a top foreign policy adviser as well as the president's son-in-law but has recently lost access to the most valued USA intelligence report, United States officials said last week. Reuters , citing statements from Mexico's foreign ministry and a senior administration official, reports that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House ...
That number included 545 cancellations at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is 45 percent of the airport's normal schedule. More than 50 flights arriving and departing from Boston Logan Airport have been canceled so far. A day ago, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm that is expected to dump over a foot of snow in parts of the region.
Britain is rolling out the red carpet for the Crown Prince Mohammed, also known as MBS. The crown prince signalled the importance of the UK-Saudi Arabia relationship to security and also indicated that trade links could be boosted by Brexit.
Feis was an assistant football coach at Stoneman Douglas who was killed during the shooting . If any amendments pass, changing the bill in any way, sending it back to the Senate could mean its death. The bill passed by the Senate represents a break with the National Rifle Association (NRA) gun rights lobby, which has resisted proposals to raise age limits or impose new waiting limits.
Air India will launch a flight from Delhi to Israel's Tel Aviv nonstop from March 22. "The route time given by the DGCA to us is seven hours and five minutes, and looking at that schedule we believe it must be flying over the Saudi airspace", the spokesman said.
The DA leader maintained that Capetonians must continue to use less than 50l of water per day. Now the city is hopeful day zero will be avoided altogether this year, so long as there is decent rainfall this season and residents keep saving water.
According to state law, if the Senate seat had become vacant in a year that a state or congressional election wasn't already being held, then the governor would have to set a special election date. The announcement makes it unlikely McDaniel would now run for Cochran's seat instead. He smiled as he answered the question and told reporters, "I'm smiling because of your persistence".
Jones, a political science professor at Rice University. For the first time in more than 25 years, Democrats were contesting each of Texas' 36 USA congressional districts, the party said. The snapshot we've seen so far of turnout from early voting suggests Texas Democrats have been more motivated to cast ballots than Republicans.
The 13-year-old boy "threatened several students ", said Candler County sheriff's Capt. Justin Wells. St. Petersburg police became aware that the 8th grade girl wrote a threatening message on a school bathroom wall on February 28. Threatening messages regarding school shootings have increased dramatically in St. Pete since the Parkland, Florida shooting last month, and since then, tips to police regarding social media threats have ballooned as well.
ICICI Bank is the lead banker in the consortium of 31 banks which had extended working capital facility to Choksi's companies. There are 31 banks issued loans to Choksi, among which ICICI has sanctioned a loan of Rs. "ICICI Bank has no exposure to the Nirav Modi group of companies, nor has it issued any LoU; nor has any buyers credit exposure against LoUs with respect to the Nirav Modi group of companies as well as the Gitanjali group of companies", the ICICI Bank response said.