McConnell met with business leaders to discuss a variety of topics including new legislation McConnell says he's looking to introduce that would remove hemp from the list of controlled substances. "This is a huge development for the hemp industry", Steenstra said. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell announced he wants to legalize industrialized hemp nationwide.
Next year will also see a related series of new books from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt about the character, which means we actually do know where in the world Carmen Sandiego is now: everywhere. Combined with the fact that Netflix doesn't like to share its numbers and their newfound willingness to ax beloved shows , both Rodriguez and Carmen Sandiego will need to bring their A-game in 2019.
In his report to the top officials, Sharma had said because of the sting operation against the sand mafia and the Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), the officer was transferred, Purohit claimed. The footage of CCTV installed in the area clearly showed that the dumper suddenly turned towards left, appearing as if the driver lost control of the vehicle, after negotiating a curve a few meters bef-ore the spot of the mishap and hit the deceased's bike from behind.
Costello's departure leaves just one Republican in the race, a newcomer to politics, Greg McCauley Sr., a Montgomery County tax attorney who has not yet started fundraising. That change turned a district that had narrowly backed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president into one that had given her a 10-point margin of victory over Donald Trump.
The lawyer, Fritz Scheller, said in a Sunday motion that the case against the wife, Noor Salman, 31, should be dismissed because prosecutors waited until Saturday, after they had rested their case, to reveal to him the relationship that Mateen had with authorities.
But the silver lining of the Cambridge Analytica revelations is that they have prompted many Facebook users to think, really think, about the business model of the platform they treat as a neutral utility. The group spent $470,000 with Cambridge Analytica , according to OpenSecrets.org , the website of the Center for Responsive Politics. The firm is alleged to have created psychological profiles to influence how people vote or even think about politics and society.
A German court has ordered Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont to be held in custody for the length of extradition proceedings, prosecutors said. Puigdemont spent the night in jail after he was arrested by German police Sunday while crossing the border from Denmark.
Netanyahu's wife, Sara, and the couple's son Yair are being questioned simultaneously at the Lahav 433 offices in Lod. A police spokesman and a lawyer for the Netanyahu family declined comment. Netanyahu maintains he is innocent and has denounced allegations against him as a media and police witch hunt. Israeli police have already recommended indicting Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases.
Mr. Zuma could not be reached for comment. Earlier this month, prosecutors announced they were reinstating charges that were thrown out almost a decade ago in a contentious decision that opened the way for Zuma to become president. It was announced last week that Zuma, who resigned as president last month, would face prosecution over the deal signed in the 1990s. These charges were shelved nine years ago amid allegations of political interference.
The president of the European Community, Donald Tusk , said 14 European Union states are expelling Russian diplomats, and he suggested there could be more measures to come. On March 7, police say they have been poisoned by a highly toxic nerve agent. She tells British lawmakers the military-grade nerve agent used was identified as belonging to a group known as Novichok ("Newcomer"), developed by the Soviet government towards the end of the Cold War.
An unidentified official is visiting China with an aim to improve ties with Beijing, which have been frayed over North Korea's nuclear programs, according to Kyodo News, citing sources. If Kim is in Beijing, his trip is likely to include a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Police tightened security along Beijing's main east-west thoroughfare, Changan Avenue, mid-afternoon Monday, closing off the entrances to some of the buildings which face the road.
China announced a list of USA goods including pork, apples and steel pipe that it said may be hit with higher import duties in response to President Donald Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum. The announcement by China that it has prepared retaliatory tariffs on 128 USA products, accounting for roughly $3 billion (€2.4 billion) in imports, sent European shares down sharply earlier in the day, with the regional Stoxx 600 index hitting its lowest level since February 2017 before ...
However, more than 18 hours after, Sharibu has not made it back to Dapchi. Five of them were said to have died while Sharibu remained in captivity. "We pray she gets here soon enough". "The statement of the IGP was misunderstood and misquoted". They include a primary school boy who came to the school to sell pure water and another primary school girl.
Highs for Monday will reach the low 80's under mostly cloudy to overcast conditions. These winds will keep our daytime temperatures below normal through mid week. Louis area north and east, much of this rain will simply run straight into creeks and streams increasing the chance for flooding. Sunshine returns to our region on Friday.
Police said as per protocol, the fire was being treated as suspicious until deemed otherwise. Firefighters ask families to check the placement of smoke detectors and make sure they are on all floors of a home, near stairwells, in basements and the garage.
The Bill defines "fake news" as any piece of news, information, data and report, that partially or entirely false in form of an article, visual or audio recordings or in any other medium which may reflect the words or ideas in that nature. "On paper, the bill aims to deter the spread of fake news, particularly on social media platforms", says the Strait Times . The 1MDB scandal, exposed by foreign media and news blogs in 2015, refuses to die down despite Najib's consistent denials of any ...
Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, remain in a critical condition after they were poisoned with the highly lethal nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury on March 4th. Additional measures aren't off the table, European Commission president Donald Tusk said. Officials added that the actions are being taken to send a message about the "unacceptably high" number of Russian spies in the U.S.
The Islamic State group on Friday claimed responsibility for the attack. The president's office announced a national tribute would be held for Beltrame, without giving further details. A small-time drug-dealer, his rap sheet included convictions for carrying a banned weapon and for drug use. When did clowns become scary? "He had been on a watch list for his radicalization and links to the Salafist movement", said top anti-terror prosecutor Francois Molins.
However, during the day, it had touched a low of 32,515.17. MSCI's emerging market's index rose 0.5 per cent following steep falls in the previous trading session, with the benchmark suffering a more than three per cent fall last week. Global sentiments improved slightly following reports that the United States and China have quietly started negotiations to improve U.S. access to Chinese markets, thereby easing fears of a trade war between the two economic giants.
China's CSI 300 index of mainland-listed stocks was down 2.87% at 3,904.94, and Japan's Topix index dropped 3.2% to 1,664.94. It said it has compiled a list of 120 products worth almost $1 billion, including fresh fruit and wine, upon which it would impose a 15 percent tariff if the two countries fail to resolve their trade differences "within a stipulated time".
When Maarib refused to go through with the marriage, her parents allegedly subjected her to physical abuse where they beat her with a broomstick, choked her, and even burned her with hot oil, according to police. Al Hishmawi was placed under Child Protective Services custody along with her five siblings, who are between the ages 5 and 15. Salazar said the teen was facing abuse since she turned 15 past year, when she refused her parents' attempts to convince her.
Sampaoli's words on Messi were given to the Viva, Clarin magazine , and the Argentine has opened up about the huge pressure he feels his captain is under to win the World Cup. He executes things like nobody else". Messi said: " I always feel like playing but there is a long way to the World Cup ". If they know what's best for them, they will see the season out appropriately.
England captain Joe Root insists he was never aware of any ball tampering during the Ashes amid the fall-out from Australia's admission to cheating in their series with South Africa . Steve Smith is facing a ban for one Test match and will miss the final game against South Africa . "Any England player, or probably media, that have toured Australia can laugh at those comments really, because some of the comments we hear on the pitch by Australian supporters, known as banter, having ...
Barnes said Miller's upbringing amid widespread poverty in the north Georgia mountains and his service in the Marine Corps gave him "an independence, some would say a stubbornness, but also a resolute focus on goal". Miller was a Democrat who served two terms as Georgia governor in the 1990s followed by four years in the U.S. Senate. Miller had Parkinson's disease, she said.
JEREMY Corbyn was last night sensationally accused of viewing of Jewish people as a "hostile entity and class enemy" by livid community leaders. However, the organisations behind the open letter are planning a protest outside Parliament on Monday.
With the "March for our Lives" rally fresh in the minds of hundreds of thousands of gun control supporters who took to USA streets in protest this weekend, the leader of the Catholic Church has called on young people not let themselves be silenced.
China today blamed United States export restrictions for its record trade surplus with the United States, but expressed hope that a solution can be found to settle trade issues between the world's two biggest economies. "Coming back to the negotiation table is a relatively good result", Wang said. US President Donald Trump during a ceremony on Thursday will sign authorization to target China for its economic policies, the White House public schedule revealed.
We had a wide variety of weather over the past week, but it's probably disappointing to end a vacation period with clouds and cool air. It's been a slow crawl toward the typical warmth of spring time, but we will get there eventually. Monday we will return to a nice chinook pattern with sunny conditions and a warming trend throughout the start of the workweek. He said the main band of the storm would continue to move slowly across the Valley until about 1 p.m., when the heavy snow would ...
When police went to do a welfare check, they found the parents and their two children deceased inside of thee condo. They were expected to return from their vacation Wednesday and extended family members reported them missing to local police, who contacted the U.S.
Hailing the resilience of Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that despite efforts made to ensure that the son of a backward family does not progress, the Father of the Indian Constitution succeeded. He also believed that poverty can not be ameliorated by mere distribution of capital... - PM Modi said Shastri insisted on improvised agricultural infrastructure, while Lohia talked of creating a mass awakening about necessary measures to ensure a better ...
After months of speculation about whether retired Hollywood lighting director Tom Markle will be by his daughter's side in Windsor Castle, one of his closest confidantes last night confirmed: 'He will'. He thinks he's very much a gentleman and he's looking forward to the wedding'. 'Have a good day, man'. There have been rumors that she's picked Ralph & Russo (who made the couture gown in her engagement photos) and there was an influx of bets that she, like Middleton, would go with ...
While Vote Leave chief Dominic Cummings, as well as Grimes, has denied the allegations , saying that he had checked it with the Electoral Commission before donating money to the group, Sanni has insisted that the official Brexit campaign violated referendum rules.
Aadhaar is a biometric identification card that is becoming integral to the digitisation of India's economy, with over 1.1 billion users it is the world's largest such database. Even if the claim purported in the story were taken as true, it would raise security concerns on database of that Utility Company and has nothing to do with security of UIDAI's Aadhaar database.
The world's biggest pork producer, consumer and importer is planning a 25 percent tax on USA pork imports, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Friday. The order signed Thursday is aimed at punishing Beijing for stealing American technology and pressuring US companies to hand it over. "The investigation, based on USA domestic laws, went against the global trade rules", Wang Yiming, deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council, told Xinhua.
On the other side were those who felt that was unfair, whether that be to Kingery himself (because it would delay a potential payday in the future) or the team (because he has a chance to be a difference-maker and help the team win games) or even the fans (because, after all, this was supposed to be the year they actually started trying to win).