Kelly would become the latest former top general to join the nascent Trump administration, following his fellow Marine retired James Mattis, whom Trump has nominated to run the Pentagon, and former Army Lt. "Words like "won" or "victory" really do not apply when speaking of counterinsurgency operations", Kelly wrote in an official Marine Corps history.
Alameda County District Attorney investigators are investigating the blaze. Jill Snyder is an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. "She appointed herself, but she was doing the job in name only because she's the fire chief and has other responsibilities", Unger said. Partygoers described a rabbit warren of rooms crammed with belongings - pianos, organs, antique furniture, doors and half-finished sculptures.
That month, Bryan was working security at Kingsborough Community College when her ex called to tell her that he'd be running her off the road when she left work, which he did try to do. The plea for information coming days after a glowing memorial held where the rookie correction officer was shot. According to the Daily News , "Investigators suspect an inmate at Rikers Island put a hit out on Bryan, though correction officials told cops she had little to no contact with prisoners".
More than 20 of 83 counties already were counting ballots again. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith said " there is no basis " for him to ignore the state court ruling that said the recount should never have started. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Ballots are unloaded during a statewide presidential election recount in Waterford Township, Mich., Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.
Judges stayed two other executions that had been scheduled this year. He was a plaintiff in a lawsuit that argued the state's three-drug cocktail used in executions doesn't properly anesthetize the condemned before injecting the second and third drugs, which causes cruel and usual pain - thereby violating his constitutional rights.
Authorities have taken family members of victims of the Oakland warehouse fire to the scene of the blaze. Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze, but they said clutter fuelled the flames, there were no sprinklers inside and few exits to escape.
During his 40-year career in the Marine Corps, Kelly led troops into combat in Iraq; he also lost a son during the war in Afghanistan . Kelly, 66, served more than 40 years in uniform before retiring in January as the head of the US military command overseeing Central and South America, Southern Command.
NASA also tweeted over this sad affair and said that it is "saddened by the loss of Sen". In 1959, NASA selected Glenn as one of the " Mercury Seven ", an elite group of astronauts who would achieve numerous USA firsts in space. Astronaut and former senator John Glenn died Thursday at 95 years old. He was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012. Pioneering astronaut and long-time senator John Glenn died Thursday in Columbus, Ohio .
Lisa Monaco, the White House counterterrorism director, announced what she called a "full review" at a breakfast briefing sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor on Friday. Questions have remained about the extent of the hacking and Russians' motivations. Earlier this month, all the Democratic members of the Senate intelligence committee publicly intimated the administration knows significantly more about Russian culpability than the October statement revealed, and implored Obama for a ...
Glenn died at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where he was hospitalized for more than a week, said Hank Wilson, communications director for the John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Ohio Gov. John Kasich first announced the astronaut's death on Thursday on Twitter. After his speech, Glenn was given a badge for La Fiesta de las Flores '68, an annual San Luis Obispo parade, to which he joked, "Now that I'm an official official, I'll urge all the committee members to get back to ...
Trump has claimed that cash will go directly into the pockets of the Green Party and that the recount is a "scam" to raise money. The court filing described the Green Party-backed voters who filed the case "regular citizens of ordinary means" who can not afford the $1 million bond ordered by the court by Monday, the Associated Press reported .
The drug used to sedate an Alabama death row inmate-who reportedly coughed and heaved 13 minutes into his execution Thursday-is the same one that was at the heart of a Supreme Court case previous year and has often been criticized for not properly making inmates unconscious during executions.
Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space, also tweeted "Goodbye, John Glenn ". Astronaut Lt. Col. John H. Glenn is pictured at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on February 13, 1962. John always had the right stuff , inspiring generations of scientists, engineers and astronauts who will take us to Mars and beyond-not just to visit, but to stay.
Glenn had recently been hospitalized at the James Cancer Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, though university officials said at the time that admission there did not necessarily mean he had cancer. Throughout the course of his military career, Glenn received the Distinguished Flying Cross six times and was awarded the Air Medal with 18 clusters .
Americus is about 130 miles south of Atlanta. Lembrick has a violent criminal history that includes multiple felony warrants, but officers responding to the 911 call did not know these facts. Lembrick fits a familiar profile, said Sills, noting that most people suspected of shooting at officers have prior records. His father was sheriff in Telfair County and his mother works in the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.
President-elect Donald Trump made a rare appearance in front of reporters Tuesday at Trump Tower to plug the quality of candidates he's interviewing for his administration. Trump has promised to undo Obama's executive actions, leading to fears among immigrant advocates that he would end Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
But representatives of the oil industry, and some Republican lawmakers, were cheered by the pick. "Attorney General Pruitt's reluctance to accept the facts or science on climate change couldn't make him any more out of touch with the American people - and with reality", said Schumer of NY.
The campaign rhetoric was too vitriolic, coarse and hostile and did not resonate well with the black electorate. The coastal areas voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton, the rest of the United States voted for Trump. The electoral results leave little doubt that Trump expanded Republican success compared to Romney's baseline in many corners of the country. It puts smaller states like South Dakota on more equal footing with larger states like NY and California, preventing candidates ...
Jackson will learn Saturday if he's won the Heisman Trophy as well. Heisman voters risk falling into a trap early in the season, getting excited about a player's candidacy only to watch him face-plant during conference play. Plus, he entered this season having started just eight games. He finished fourth in Heisman voting as a sophomore in 2015. "The Heisman Trophy Trust's mission is to ensure the continuation and integrity of this award".
As for the deadlocked juror, Montgomery said, "He just had his own convictions, and I'll leave that right there". Solicitor Scarlett Wilson has said that she will retry the case. Now, lawyers can dismiss potential jurors "for cause" (for reasons like being biased or related to the defendant), or use one of a handful of "peremptory" challenges that don't require a reason for dismissal.
It is inexcusable for Stein to put MI votes at risk of paying millions and potentially losing their voice in the Elec College. But Stein only garnered 1 percent of the MI vote and didn't have grounds for a recount, the court ruled. "That's not fair and that is what came to light, just by discovering the massive failure of the optical scanners", Stein said. In Wisconsin, a recount began last week and was more than 82 percent complete Thursday.
The ship's casualties accounted for nearly half of the more than 2,300 servicemen killed in the attack. Three survivors from the U.S.S. Arizona returned to Pearl Harbor Wednesday on the 75th anniversary of the naval base bombing to pay respects to the 1,777 shipmates they lost in the attack.
Speculation about what Michelle Obama will do after President Obama leaves office has been almost as consuming as questions about what her husband will do. Michelle Obama is known and loved for her graciousness and strong-willed character as she deals with topic concerning gender equality, racism, bullying and education of the youth.
The group is instead advocating for a Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would instead ban abortion (with exceptions for the life of the mother) after about 20 weeks. In 2014, a similar "heartbeat law" made its way through the OH legislature, and while Kasich said he "had concerns" about the law, he didn't commit to actually vetoing it.
He ran again for the U.S. Senate in OH in 1974 and won four consecutive elections. Glenn was the third United States astronaut in space and the first of them to get into orbit. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. A true American hero. "Godspeed, John Glenn. Ad astra". "He was an authentic hero whose courage, integrity, sacrifice and achievements inspired people", Drake said in a statement.
With a potential berth to the Big Ten title game and a College Football Playoff spot on the line, the Buckeyes and Wolverines put on a truly memorable show inside Ohio Stadium. Corey Clement ripped off a 67 yard run early in the game that nearly killed some of us older Penn State fans. Washington (12-1) is making its first CFP appearance.
WASHINGTON (AP) - He became a hero as the first American to orbit the Earth and then served as a longtime US senator. Launched on October 29, 1998, Glenn set a record for the oldest human to fly into space at the age of 77. Glenn had been in declining health, undergoing heart-valve replacement surgery in 2014, reportedly suffering a stroke, and was admitted more than a week ago to a cancer ward, according to the college.
Like most of the nation, Bartz remembers being anxious of what would come after the attacks. The USS Arizona Memorial floats on the water above the wreckage of the USS Arizona . "We haven't got too many guys left, so I'm lucky be here", Gordon Jones said . Now 95 years old, Schluter raised the flag to half-mast as the veterans saluted the flag respectfully, before heading inside the VFW to enjoy a hot breakfast.
The tractor-trailer plowed into the back of their vehicle, the Scranton Times-Tribune reports. The other driver was not harmed. Pennsylvania State Trooper Dave Peters told AP that Hughes was driving on a spare tire. The screen then goes black for seven minutes before the phone is picked up by someone attending the scene, the Times Tribune said. State police say they'll use it in their investigation.
Environmental Protection Agency is like putting an arsonist in charge of fighting fires", added Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club . Scott Segal, an energy industry lobbyist at Bracewell LLP called Pruitt "a measured and articulate student of environmental law and policy" who helped "keep EPA faithful to its statutory authority and respectful of the role of the states in our system of cooperative federalism".
Later in the evening, Jackson added another trophy to his stellar season, claiming the Maxwell Award as the top player in college football. Jackson totaled a pair of 400-yard passing games this season: a career-best 417 yards in a win on the road at Marshall on September 24, and 411 yards in a victory at Syracuse on September 9.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, said of Branstad. Trump raised eyebrows by holding a call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen last Friday, breaking with almost 40 years of the U.S.'s "One China " diplomatic practice.
Elliott was one of three App State coaches to earn the NCAA's Award of Valor for their efforts in rescuing two individuals from a vehicle accident in 2000. The Camden native spent 11 seasons as an on-field assistant at Appalachian State under former head coach Jerry Moore, first as a tight ends coach and then as the offensive line coach for his final nine seasons.
Kelly served as the head of the U.S. The four-star general told a congressional committee a year ago that the lack of security on the U.S. One of Kelly's first tasks may be to expand existing barriers on the border with Mexico by diverting money from other border security projects.
In a story December 6 about the University of Illinois' decision not to designate its campuses a sanctuary for immigrants, The Associated Press reported that about 1,500 IL college students are in the country illegally, according to the Latino Policy Forum.