There are some who feel there should be a clear divide between the generals and the civilians who are constitutionally tasked to lead the military. ". Mattis , 66, joins a Trump national security team that already includes retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser and Rep.
Four more people have died in the huge wildfire in Tennessee this week, bringing the death toll to 11, as firefighters continue fighting flames in some areas, search for survivors in others and clear wreckage along the way. She never met a stranger. The mayor said authorities are still working to identify the dead and did not release any details about how they were killed.
Pelosi herself, appearing elated after her victory, pledged that Democrats have won elections before and would do so again, even though they've been in the minority in the House since 2010. "I believe it in my heart that if we're going to win as Democrats, we need to have an economic message that resonates in every corner of this country".
When asked if he planned to stay with the 49ers, Kelly responded via ESPN, "Yep, so we're all done with that, I hope". Oregon's firing of Mark Helfrich, to be specific. "He's a heckuva football coach, but he's an even better person", Kelly said. Just felt for him and the rest of the guys on that staff. "Chip's a smart guy and he's doing a great job in the National Football League, continuing to evolve the system that we both know to make it work at that level", Frost said.
Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 18, crashed his vehicle into a group of pedestrians then jumped out and slashed victims with a knife before he was shot dead by police on Monday. Investigators are investigating whether the attack was an act of terror by Artan, who had once criticised the media for its portrayal of Muslims. "A lot of people are injured, and I don't know what happened".
Nikki Haley was today picked up by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as USA ambassador to the United Nations, becoming first Indian-American to be appointed to a cabinet-level post in the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump didn't take off all of Thanksgiving Day while enjoying a long holiday weekend with his family at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
Scott's DNA was also found on the grip and the slide of the gun recovered from the scene of the shooting. He shared a Facebook conversation from the man who said he sold the stolen gun to Scott and recognized him from TV coverage after the shooting, and police radio traffic where officers talked about the gun before confronting Scott .
Army Criminal Investigation Command. Calling herself Shadow McClaine, she told friends that her ex-husband and an unnamed woman had lied to police to "label her crazy". Her auto was found several days later. The soldiers have been identified as Sgt. Jamal Williams-McCray and Spc. This story takes a sad turn when we learn that the 25-year old McClaine was actually the ex-wife of one of the suspects.
In 1958, the Supreme Court ruled that stripping USA citizenship as a form of punishment violated the Eighth Amendment's protections against "cruel and unusual punishment". Trump tweeted on Tuesday. President Barack Obama's spokesman also said such rights applied to "being able to say whatever you want on Twitter ", a sly reference to Trump's unprecedented use of social media to bash opponents and the press, news agency AFP reported.
In a Twitter message earlier on Thursday, Trump said: "ISIS is taking credit for the bad stabbing attack at Ohio State University by a Somali refugee who should not have been in our country". There is more America than the Rust Belt, more voters than those sick of losing their jobs, so they think, to foreigners and illegals. The president-elect's teleprompter-guided speech was veering and wide-ranging - as much a reliving of his greatest election hits as much as it was a call to move ...
They wore vertical striped uniforms with gold Stars of David sewn on them, similar to those worn by Jewish prisoners in concentrations camps, and performed for a Russian reality television show on which judges gave the skaters flawless scores.
People, like Ed Morrisey at Hot Air, are wondering how #Donald Trump worked the deal with Carrier that saved the jobs of about 1,000 workers in Indiana. Trump's stop at the heating and air conditioning giant's plant, his first major public appearance since the election more than two weeks ago, marked the opening of a victory tour to states that helped him win.
Slager, a former North Charleston police officer, faces a murder charge in the April 4, 2015, shooting of Walter Scott . A jury will resume deliberations Thursday morning over two criminal charges against former North Charleston policeman Michael Slager.
Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said the officer was pronounced dead at the hospital Wednesday evening. After the death of the officer, who still hasn't been publicly identified, a procession of law enforcement officers from around the region escorted the body from the hospital to the county medical examiner's office.
The officer was responding to a residential break-in, authorities said. The gunman who killed the Tacoma police officer as he was responding to a domestic-violence call continued to shoot at other officers as they tried to remove the officer from the home.
U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel granted Roof's motion on Monday to act as his own counsel. Roof has offered to plead guilty with life in prison, but federal authorities are seeking the death penalty . That decision paved the way for jury selection to resume on Monday after a temporary delay this month for a competency evaluation and hearing. The prosecution opposed the judge's decision to strike the potential juror, saying that she was merely being honest and acknowledging that this is ...
U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel also said specifically he wanted Roof to address him directly in court, not via his standby counsel, whose participation might enable Roof to complain on appeal that the lawyers he fired had done too much.
Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams called a family to apologize after a hostage was incorrectly identified as the gunman in a standoff at a Jacksonville bank . The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says 11 hostages have been freed from a credit union in that north Florida city where they were held at gunpoint by a robbery suspect.
Chris Thomas, director of the state Department of Elections, has said that once the ruling is made, a recount can not begin for two business days, which would push the recount into the following week. Much has already been written about all of this, which I won't repeat here except to say that every state's recount procedures are different. If she has any humbleness in her, Clinton should simply state that she conceded the election and Trump won .
Terrorists had attacked Nagrota Army Unit on Tuesday. "Bodies of three terrorists have been recovered and operations are in progress to sanistise the complete area", the statement added. The Nagrota Terror Attack is the latest major attack in the ongoing boom of intrusion by the terrorist from the other side of LoC. Claiming that surgical strikes have failed to "deter" militants, former hief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the Centre to explain its Pakistan policy to the nation ...
Shortly after Artan's identity was revealed, many people began researching his background, discovering that he was a Somalian refugee that had come to the university to study. Artan specifically protested the killing of Muslims in Burma, where a United Nations official last week said a Muslim minority group was suffering violence tantamount to ethnic cleansing at the state's hands.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to reporters following the House Democratic Caucus elections on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, Nov. The California lawmaker, who has led the party since 2002, defeated a challenge from Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, fell short in his effort to topple Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic House minority leader.
Collaboration between Russian Federation and the United States of America in the field of solving regional and global problems serves the interests of the whole world. The main target of Mr Putin's speech appeared to be the Russian people though. Although some pro-Kremlin political analysts talked about the address in a positive light, Belkovsky tweeted Vladimir Putin's speech was "so boring it's amusing".
Slager had pulled Scott over for a broken third tailli. She said "that is not the sign of a violent, throw-down, life-threatening fight". Solicitor Scarlett Wilson said Slager clearly had an issue with Scott. But she added provocation is not justification and being provoked doesn't give someone the right to do whatever they want when they want. The jurors would resort to the manslaughter charge if they could not agree on murder.
France indicated they're still in discussions with Corona, California-based Monster Beverage Corporation on the exact name of the 2017 Cup series. Steve Phelps, NASCAR's global marketing officer, said they talked with "hundreds of brands" about the sponsorship deal, finalizing it a day before NASCAR's season-ending banquet at the Wynn Las Vegas.
The ruling came after an appeal from Gregory Johnson, who had been convicted by a Texas court of violating a state law that prohibited the "desecration of a venerated object" such as the U.S. In a 2012 interview with CNN , Justice Scalia defended the right to burn the flag, explaining the difference in his personal and judicial opinions on the subject.
They closed 2015 with a 28-point victory over the Cowboys, solidifying a trip to the College Football Playoff. To add to the intrigue of this weekend, spots in the College Football Playoff are still up for grabs and invites to prestigious bowl games are still pending.
Yet Democrats' marginalized status was evident as Ryan struggled to answer a question about who would lead the party forward, before concluding: "We're all going to participate in leading the party". "Leader Pelosi has been here a long time". Even more grumbled that rushing into it looked tone deaf. "I'm convinced Nancy Pelosi is best equipped to lead this caucus in what is a risky time", said Rep.
Students in both vehicles were hurt. A 7-year-old girl who was a passenger in the van suffered serious injuries and was taken to East Texas Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The truck with three passengers crashed into a fence, a DPS official said. - TxDOT Lufkin (@TxDOTLufkin)On scene in Trinity, Texas . Investigators said all the children were properly secured on the school district van.
The 7.5-metre Norwegian tree was erected at the Market Cross at the weekend and it features loops of bright lights running vertically instead of being wrapped horizontally. "The tree lights will be changed on Sunday as there will be less traffic and the contractors we use are available". President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will help wrap the National Park Service Centennial celebrations when they officially light the National Christmas Tree in President's Park on December 1 ...
Jurors in the Michael Slager trial couldn't reach a verdict by the end of the first full day of deliberations, but did have several questions for the judge as they weighed the ex-officer's fate. The shooting was captured on cellphone video that shocked the nation. But Wilson showed jurors pictures of Slager with his radio and earpiece still in place after the shooting.
Donald Trump's transition team says that the president-elect has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price as secretary of Health and Human Services. About half the public want to see the law remain as is or be expanded; 43 percent want to see it repealed or scaled back.
Supporters said the 76-year-old Ms Pelosi was their best bet to confront Donald Trump from a defensive crouch in the minority after Democrats picked up only half a dozen seats in the House, far fewer than anticipated. Members elected a new Democratic leader, caucus chair, whip, and caucus vice chair, though only the leader and vice chair positions were now contested.
The loser knows that it has been formally - if not officially - eliminated. With Hornibrook listed as questionable with a head injury for the Big Ten title game against No. They're 15-3 against Big Ten West teams since the conference went to the current divisions in 2014. "Losing sucks in general, but losing by that much is definitely something that you try to forget".
The bridge of her nose broken. They were located by Ms Papini's husband Keith using the "Find my iPhone" app and detectives later confirmed several strands of Ms Papini's long blonde hair were tangled up in the earbud cords. During the interviews with Papini , she described the sequence of events surrounding this case. "She had a thick accent, she had pierced ears, she had thin eyebrows", Bosenko said.