Werner fought back tears when describing the tight-knit community of Gatlinburg, a popular resort area, and the resilience of its residents. Seeing what is taking place in Gatlinburg and the surrounding areas where this devastation has taken place reminds me of something that we can read in the book of Acts, chapter 2, verses 44 and 45, which states; "All the believers were together and had everything in common".
President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a "USA Thank You" tour event, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Cincinnati . Martha Joynt Kumar, director of the bipartisan White House Transition Project, said Trump has good reason for wanting to be with his people.
Circuit Judge Clifton Newman told the jurors Friday afternoon that they should try again to reach a verdict. "I can not with good conscience consider a guilty verdict", the letter said. The jury was excused for the day late Friday, and is to return Monday. Newman asked a clerk to get clarity from the jury foreman about whether the 12 were "hopelessly deadlocked ", since the foreperson had not said the words that usually trigger a mistrial once a jury says for a second time it is hung.
She said out of the 277 new diagnosed cases of HIV in 2015 from Shelby County, 12 of those were teenagers. "This should lead to more people knowing their status and being able to act upon it. He added that 12,665,000 Nigerians were supported by the US government to know their status. The lack of support for the people who are living with this virus not only isolate these people, but the unsupportive behaviour prevents them to get themselves cured.
The former North Charleston police officer, who is white, shot and killed Scott as he fled a traffic stop in 2015. If the jury can not reach a verdict, a mistrial will be declared. Slager was sacked from the force and charged with murder within days of the release of the cellphone video. A hung jury would probably be good news for Slager and his defense team.
The bill would be one of the few episodes of cooperation between the GOP-run 114th Congress. It provides new money for the National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration, including funding for the White House's cancer moonshot and precision medicine initiatives.
Police have responded to Mueller Park Junior High School in Bountiful after reports of a student with a gun. The suspect also pointed the shotgun at his own neck, Ross said. Parents, however, can pick students up at the LDS church across from the school, police said. Stevie Jacobs' emotional announcement There wasn't a dry eye in the house as weather presenter Stevie Jacobs made a big announcement on the TODAY Show, alongside his family.
Trump's victories in several key swing states, including Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, gave him the majority of projected electoral votes on election night. The only reason Trump "won" is because of the Electoral College. Here's the truth of it: yes, the Electoral College votes aren't officially cast until December.
Former police officer Michael Slager took the stand in his own defense for the murder of Walter Scott . During cross-examination, prosecutors again showed the cellphone video and asked Slager if it didn't show the Taser on the ground just before the shooting.
Mattis would be only the second retired general to serve as defense secretary, the first being George C. Marshall in 1950-51 during the Korean War. Congress is likely to vote on legislation clearing the path for Mattis as soon as January 20, Trump's inauguration day, according to a congressional aide who asked not to be named because the decision hasn't been made official.
Hillary Clinton's senior campaign strategist did not mince his words Thursday when confronted by top staffers of President-elect Donald Trump: He doesn't have a voter mandate. "Why don't we find a way to be the happy warrior?'" Mook blamed Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey for having cost Clinton the election with his vague letter.
His objections suspended the planned Friday start of the recount until next week. "America's voting machines and optical scanners are prone to errors and susceptible to outside manipulation", said J. Winning Pennsylvania and Wisconsin assured Trump of exceeding the 270 electoral votes needed to secure the presidency, even though Clinton won the national popular vote by a margin of more than 2 million, according to the latest figures.
USA consumers spent a record $1.2 billion via mobile on Friday, according to a new report from Adobe. The NRF had earlier projected that the retail industry would see a 3.6 percent increase in sales this holiday season over a year ago. At the start of the first holiday shopping season since the election of Donald Trump as president on November 8, USA consumers loosened their purse strings and spent $1.15 billion online between midnight and 5 pm ET on Thursday, according to Adobe.
A police officer walks near the Community First Credit Union bank, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Jacksonville, Fla ., where authorities say a bank robber was holding several hostages. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office SWAT team and hostage negotiators responded to the report and worked for about two hours to get the hostages out.
According to Tacoma police, 38-year-old Bruce R. Johnson , II. was at the Tacoma Mall wearing a Sheriff's department hat, a set of hand-cuffs on his belt and caring a soft rifle case on November 15. Gutierrez died Wednesday night after undergoing surgery. October 25, 1986 - Officer Larry Walker was accidentally shot by his partner who was struggling with a knife-wielding man who was trying to kill his wife.
Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray made the announcement at a press conference in which he detailed the shooting and extensive investigation. Murray said that while criminal charges are not appropriate, "I know some are going to be frustrated". First, Officer Vinson took responsibility for the shooting from the outset.
The community is also recovering. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues in silence late Friday morning. The hardscrabble city of 216,000 people east of Los Angeles is preparing to mark the anniversary of the December 2 attack by husband-and-wife assailants on a holiday luncheon for county health employees.
His speaking style, while calmer than on the campaign trail, was similar to the seemingly stream-of-conscious efforts of the past year. In its letter to employees, Carrier said that laid-off workers will have the chance to transfer to open jobs at other United Technologies plants around the country.
See our breaking coverage of the shooting and standoff here . We'll have a livestream from Chopper 7 that can be watched here . The officer was pronounced dead at a hospital after nightfall Wednesday. Kristi Croskey, who rented the house to the man and his wife, was inside the home at the time and barricaded herself in the bathroom before she was able to escape, KOMO-TV reported .
Jones is the suspected triggerman in an October 15 gun battle that left four people dead at a home that had been temporarily been converted into restaurant. It's believed Jones fled California immediately after the shooting. Besides being known as Marlon Jones , he has also gone by the names of Rasheen Brantley, Floyd Evans, Floyd Evans Jr., Anthony Howard, Philip Schepacarter, Anthony Winter and Anthony Wynter.
Normand said, despite being out of jail, Gasser is not going anywhere and he has been "completely cooperative". Former NFL player Joe McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans.
Putting aside the disturbingly undertones of anti-Semitism from candidate Trump in that 140-character burst, President-elect Trump now seems to find that global cabal of bankers perfectly acceptable. "We didn't have the press, the press was brutal". "There is no global anthem, no global currency, no certificate of global citizenship". America will start winning again, big league, we will win again.
Over $3 Million is what the Wisconsin recount is expected to cost, First day won Hillary Clinton ONE vote. Trump was declared the victor of the state's 16 electoral votes by a margin of 10,704 votes on Monday. The federal deadline to certify the vote to avoid having the fate of Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes decided by Congress is December 13. No court hearings had been scheduled as of early Friday afternoon.
Judy Playle, of Leighton, who has worked at the store for nine years, said the incident is "a big shock". On the memorial were pictures of the two Walmart employees killed when the truck barreled into the storein the crowd were members of the De Jong familyRuth Jean De Jong was killed, her husband suffered a broken ankletogether they had 5 children, lots of grandchildren and great grandchildrenRuth Jean's brother in law Randy Sinclair.
A Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman said the victim was about 25 years old. Neither the student nor the professor were immediately identified. Mudd building and students were advised to stay away from the area. "Police-related incident in progress at Seeley G. Mudd". "Stay away from area".
They say McKnight was standing outside his auto when he was shot by 54-year-old Ronald Gasser . Authorities said he got in an argument with Gasser on a highway in the suburb of Terrytown and was shot outside his vehicle. McKnight blossomed as a junior, rushing for 1,104 yards and eight touchdowns. The Jets confirmed the news, writing on their official Twitter account , "Rest in peace, Joe McKnight ".
Dr. Jill Stein maintains that by recounting Pennsylvania's votes, it will restore integrity and trust in the voting process. Wisconsin officials have until December 13 to complete the time-consuming process, which includes examining and recounting every ballot by hand or computer before re-tabulating the final numbers.
Sheriff Normand said that the department's investigation has shown that Ronald Gasser , who shot and killed McKnight, fired three shots at McKnight from inside of his vehicle. "Everybody wants to make this about race", Normand said Friday. In April, Will Smith, who played defensive end for the New Orleans Saints , was shot to death and his wife was wounded in downtown New Orleans , apparently after a traffic dispute with another man, authorities said.
Donald Trump is using his national "Thank You" Tour to attack Hillary Clinton and his former opponents for the Republican nomination. "He was the better candidate". "You did, Kellyanne. You did!" Conway dodged the accusation, calling on the Clinton campaign to move on. Clinton adviser Mandy Grunwald said the Trump campaign had operated in the world of "dark arts".
It is ironic that a man elected on a platform of opposition to hypersensitive "political correctness" would embrace a flag-burning ban. The Supreme Court has twice ruled that flag burning is protected by the First Amendment , like other offensive speech-and you can take it to the bank that Trump isn't really serious about challenging that law.
Investigators say Carrie Zugg, 31, and Lindsey Rietveld, 29, were the two Walmart workers killed in the crash. Authorities have not released the identities of those involved as officials worked to inform family members of the casualties.
Nevertheless, both novels have been repeatedly challenged in school libraries over the years for the books' frequent use of the N word, which appears 219 times in " Huckleberry Finn " and 48 times in " To Kill a Mockingbird ". "We're validating that these words are acceptable, and they are not acceptable by (any) means", the parent said, perhaps overlooking the role of the teacher in instructing pupils what words are right and wrong to employ.
A private ceremony was organised for family members of victims and survivors of the attack, according to San Bernardino County spokesman David Wert. "Somebody that would take hate and internalize it to such a degree that they felt that they were going to do something that would promote their agenda at the expense of so many innocent people, I was certainly saddened by that", San Bernardino Mayor R Carey Davis said on Friday.
One long note from a single juror told the judge that he or she can not in good conscience. A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in North Charleston, South Carolina.
That could mean that the MI recount may not be completed in time for the Electoral College vote. No court hearings had been scheduled as of Friday morning. A showdown over a recount in our state is in legal limbo as both sides battle it out, and election officials wait for what's next. Recounts were not expected to flip almost enough votes to change the outcome in any of the states.