Congressman Mac Thornberry, chairman of House Armed Services Committee, said few individuals in the field of national security are as respected and admired as Mattis . Mac Thornberry of Texas, who heads the House Armed Services Committee, also supports the waiver. Democrats shouldn't just roll over and give up on that principle, contributing to Trump's militarization of the civilian government.
The video ad starts by narrating a sweet and loving story of two ordinary high school teenagers creating a connection through a desk inside the library. The PSA focuses on a boy named Evan. Members hope, through educational and mental health programs, they can spare other parents the agony of losing a child.
Earlier in the evening, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama had taken their seats to a standing ovation. "I was talking about Michelle". The event airs on Dec 27 on CBS . The Eagles, known for producing chart-topping songs like " Hotel California ", were on hand to belatedly accept their accolades after deferring a year ago, when the guitarist Glenn Frey underwent surgery.
Petraeus observed in the Radio 4 interview other officials who have spoken to Trump since the election have said 'he's very personable, very hospitable, very gracious guy, full of questions and dialogue'. That accusation - spread by conspiracy sites such as Infowars.com and discredited by fact-checking organizations - gained traction among some conservatives disappointed that Trump lost the popular vote to Clinton, though he won the all-important Electoral College.
More than 2,000 courageous men and women lost their lives defending our sovereignty and freedom and their service will never be forgotten. It arrived 275 miles northwest of Oahu, and at 6 a.m. Almost 420,000 Americans died in World War II combat. We remember them. And we offer thanks. Those first-hand accounts can be found on the Internet and in museums that honor the war dead of that day.
General Raymond Thomas (L) stands by as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to active service members and their families during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base, home to U.S. "But we did it lawfully". Individuals accused of plotting attacks overseas, like Abu Khattala, a Libyan suspected of leading the Benghazi attack, and Ahmed Warsame, an alleged al Qaeda leader, have also faced charges in US courts, Obama said.
On "Fox & Friends" this morning, Newt Gingrich, a longtime Trump surrogate, said that Trump showed that he's going to be his "own person" and will not be "intimidated" by the Chinese. In a Foreign Policy article published last month, the pair called Taiwan a "beacon of democracy in Asia" and said it was "the most militarily vulnerable United States partner anywhere in the world".
Roof would plead guilty if federal prosecutors agreed to a sentence of life in prison without parole, his lawyers said previously. Prosecutors have requested that Roof be deserving of the death sentence. Roof is accused of shooting and killing nine people at a Charleston church in 2015. His trial in that case is scheduled to start in January. According to police, Roof sat through almost an hour of prayer and Bible study with the church's pastor and 11 others before pulling a gun from ...
The high court is now sending the lawsuit back to a lower court to determine what is a reasonable amount. The seemingly never-ending patent fight centers on whether Apple is entitled to all of the profits Samsung gained from the infringing Samsung devices.
The panel, considering verdicts of murder or voluntary manslaughter, deliberated more than 22 hours over four days and heard testimony from 55 witnesses during the five-week trial . "I don't think questions of fact were the issues for this jury". Prosecutors said they would look for another trial for Mr. Slager, who was terminated after the shooting, and the Scott family communicated certainty that he would at last be indicted.
Gutierrez was shot while responding to a domestic violence call Wednesday and died later in the day at a hospital. A guest services manager spotted Johnson in the mall about 1:05 p.m. Officers only became aware there were children in the house during the standoff, she said. He said the 45-year-old officer joined the department in 1999.
Governor Malloy said, "This year marks exactly 75 years since the devastating attack, which took the lives of over 2,400 members of the military and civilians, in addition to the thousands who were wounded". If you do an online search for Pearl Harbor facts, you'll find the statistics - 2,400 dead, almost 1,200 others wounded, 18 ships sunk including five battleships.
Local police said he the vehicle Alameri was driving swiped into another vehicle after a caller described an erratic driver around 3pm on the Ohio Turnpike in Hudson, 30 miles southeast of Cleveland. The deceased was a student at Case Western Reserve and a citizen of the United Arab Emirates, according to BCI. According to The National, an English-language newspaper in the UAE , The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said it was closely following the investigation ...
Johnson that, while controversial, burning the flag as an act of protest is protected by the First Amendment and is considered free speech . Ellison, who is in the running to chair the Democratic National Committee, said Trump could benefit from a much-needed lesson in civics.
Ford could be the next company where Trump would be headed to make a deal to keep jobs in America. Some members of Trump's council also served in advisory roles with Obama, including Bob Iger, the CEO of Walt Disney; Jim McNerney, former CEO of Boeing; and Ginni Rometty, CEO of International Business Machines.
Slager by imposing a harsher punishment here". Dec, 5, 2016. Slager was charged with mur. The first trial of a former SC police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, ended in a mistrial this week. "Are people even persuadable?" JONES: I may just have to take off a week and just only research this and actually go to where these places are and stuff.
Governor Pat McCrory trailed in his re-election bid but refused to concede the election , requesting a recount and alleging irregularities in the voting, especially in Durham County. Durham was one of more than 30 counties where formal protests had been filed following the election, often alleging that people who were felons, dead or voting in another state cast ballots that should be thrown out.
Holding an evening victory rally four weeks after Election Day wasn't something Cooper, the outgoing attorney general, had anticipated. Almost a month after the election, Tuesday night Roy Cooper got his opportunity for a victory party.
So there are no arguments here nor, I doubt, in Norman, Okla. Franklin arrived at Penn State in 2014 and took over a program heavily sanctioned by the NCAA for the university's role in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Selection committee chairman Kirby Hocutt said the decision came down not to Penn State and Ohio State , but the Nittany Lions (11-2) and Pac-12 champion Washington .
The unexpected attack killed 2.403 Americans and ruined the US Pacific Fleet. Twenty American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships , and more than 300 airplanes were destroyed . "One of the (Japanese) planes was shot down and landed close to our barracks", he said. But we can't find it. The Japanese pilots were assigned to attack the battleships and aircraft carriers first.
Water is why I'm here". President-elect Donald Trump, a pipeline supporter who has reportedly invested in both Energy Transfer Partners and another company involved with the pipeline, will take office in January, although it wasn't immediately clear what steps his administration would be able to take to reverse the Army Corps' latest decision or how quickly that could happen.
DePasquale, city manager. The fire began in the mid-afternoon on Berkshire Street, near Kendall Square, and eventually spread to eight buildings and several cars parked on the street, the Boston Globe reported . Reardon said there were five or six injuries from the fire, though none of the injuries were serious. The building was under construction and officials believed it was where the fire started, WCVB-TV reported.
Gergel on Monday granted Roof's motion to have attorneys assist him during the guilt phase of his trial but act alone during any sentencing proceeding. Last month, Roof made the request to represent himself, which Gergel granted but called "strategically unwise". Roof faces 33 federal charges: nine counts of violating the Hate Crime Act resulting in death; three counts of violating the Hate Crime Act involving an attempt to kill; nine counts of obstruction of exercise of religion ...
This bill has actually been around for about a decade and the following states have signed on: Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Washington , Vermont, California, Rhode Island and, yes, New York . Public sentiment toward the Electoral College will sway after each election, based on which party wins or loses. In the 1976 election, Jimmy Carter faced a similar situation, though he also won the popular vote and Electoral College .
Along with its video, TWC's published a lengthy retort to each of the article's three main claims , as well as a final message for its "friends" at Breitbart . Kudos to The Weather Channel and to Kait Parker for refusing to "compromise" and thereby conflate facts with opinion. Delingpole's claim-which also cited the British tabloid Daily Mail , where Delingpole was previously published-is further debunked, the Weather Channel asserted, by data from studies monitoring land and ocean ...
Time chose Trump from a list of 11 high-profile finalists who have undoubtedly influenced news and the world in the past year, for good or ill. Making her Olympic debut in Rio de Janeiro, the talented 19-year-old gymnast earned four gold medals and one bronze, leading her "Final Five" team to victory and affirming her status as the best in the world.
As the catalyst behind the Grammy's newest reform to allow nominations for streaming-only projects, Chance has racked up seven Grammy nods, including Best Rap Album and Best New Artist . It lived there for two weeks before being released to other streaming services, but never came out as a physical album or digital download. The US singer won acclaim for her million-selling hit breakup album "Lemonade " and the music film that accompanied its release, which include collaborations with ...
Current law, however, requires the secretary of Defense to have been out of the military for at least seven years before taking over as head of the Pentagon. Trump's team did not clarify whether Michael Flynn Jr.'s departure from Trump's transition team was related to the tweets . Trump returned to the Crown Coliseum, where he campaigned earlier this year.
Trump transition team officials would not elaborate as to why the younger Flynn was no longer doing work for them, or the circumstances under which he left. "Michael, the police called [PizzaGate] a fictitious conspiracy theory tonight". Pence merely answered that he was aware that he was helping his dad with scheduling, leading Tapper to ask the VP-elect several times if he had security clearance being that Pence is in charge of the transition effort.
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Federal and local law enforcement officers were notified very early Monday morning. He added that authorities had little time to assess the seriousness of the threat and because of its imminent nature had chose to move quickly and alert the public.
But the possible selection of Romney, who is on Trump's shortlist for secretary of state despite being a forceful critic throughout the campaign, has been met with trepidation from numerous working-class voters that propelled the Republican to his astonishing victory.
The woman named Sherri Papini, 43 who was kidnapped while she went for a late morning jog a month back was seen chained, on the road by a passing motorist who informed the police. Learning that his 34-year-old wife, Sherri, had never picked up their two young children from daycare, Inside Edition reports that Keith used a phone locator app to track down her location.
Suprun said the Electoral College system "is fine as it now exists". This comes in the backdrop Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's effort to launch a three-state recount claiming suspected irregularities with electronic voting machines.
The spokesman said the crews found the remains of people "protecting each other, holding each other". "I wish I could give a reason why I'm alive, when so many other people aren't, and I can't". It's unclear how it started. In the report , he said the night the fire occurred he had a hotel room with his family because he wanted his kids to have a good night sleep.