North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has signed into law new discriminatory legislation HB 142 that legislators claim as a repeal of HB 2 however the fact is the new law keeps in place the most troubling parts of HB 2 including the provision that prevents local governments from passing nondiscrimination ordinances.
White House security was immediately upgraded, and the suspect vehicle was searched by a bomb squad technician and a robot. The Secret Service did not detail the contents of the laptop, but emphasized that such devices "contain multiple layers of security including full disk encryption and are not permitted to contain classified information", adding that an investigation was ongoing.
Republican leaders have been complaining for years about the Freedom Caucus , the group of hard-right House members who live to annoy the party brass. House Republicans' health care failure has left Senate Republicans wondering if they need to shoulder more of the legislative burden. He said if Trump alienates them, then he won't have anywhere to turn for support.
The flames ignited in an area where the state stores construction materials and supplies near the overpass, state Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry said. Interstate 85 both northbound and southbound are closed "for the foreseeable future" according to the Georgia Department of Transportation officials.
At the centre of the claims is Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez announcing after President Donald Trump's inauguration in January that her jails would no longer comply with all federal immigration detainer requests. The other counties listed declined less than fifteen. A single county in central Texas accounted for almost three-fourths of the 206 undocumented immigrants who were released.
It included only amounts that it could definitely say were lost because of the bill - Paypal cancelling plans to open a facility in the state exclusively, the company said, because of the new law, for instance - and did not include projections of income that could be lost if other businesses follow suit, or if they don't consider North Carolina in the first place.
Aubry said police had recovered a 26-inch black mini sword, which investigators believe to be the murder weapon. Bleeding profusely, Caughman managed to walk to a nearby police precinct . Police said Caughman was going through the trash when he was randomly attacked Monday night. Jackson had set his sights on NY for the most possible coverage of his crime because he saw it as the " media capital of the world".
To cap off a Final Four win with a last second buzzer shot against the best team in women's basketball means her name will never be forgotten in one of the most incredible upsets in college sports history. "She's very intelligent. She's very passionate about basketball", VanDerveer said. William says she knows what her stepdad would have said if she had quit - and she has an idea what he would be saying now.
The Texas Department of Public Safety refused to speculate on the cause of the collision near the town of Concan, about 80 miles west of San Antonio, although one spokesman said the truck driver appeared to have crossed the center line. He adds that seatbelts aren't necessarily effective at speeds in excess of 35 miles per hour (56 kph). Three-point seat belts are always preferable to lap belts because they hold the upper torso in place and help prevent head injuries, said automotive safety ...
The entire crayon color offerings include 120 crayon colors in its complete selection, which include options like blue-violet, carnation pink, blue green and cerulean. You can find out which colour replaces dandelion on the company's Facebook page on Friday. In 1990 the company retired eight colors, including green blue, orange red, orange yellow, violet blue, maize, lemon yellow, blue gray and raw umber .
President signed a pair of executive orders that could strain relations between the world's two biggest economies. Mr Trump has pledged to upend decades of U.S. The president took to Twitter prior to signing the orders to share his thoughts on trade with China - a subject he discussed frequently during his election campaign.
I am still in shock that we won this game. So in overtime, I didn't want to do that again. "At the end of regulation, I went for the layup and got it blocked". The loss was UConn's first since an early season defeat at the hands of Stanford on November 17, 2014. The 5-foot-5 William - hero for the second game in a row after scoring 41 against Baylor - ended the game with 13 points, six assists and three steals.
The transportation crisis comes at a awful time, said Col. Mark W. McDonough of Georgia's Department of Public Safety, with travel expected to be high during spring break and with the Atlanta Braves' home exhibition game today against the New York Yankees .
The Secret Service also said it needed another $33 million to cover travel costs incurred by " the president, vice president and other visiting heads of state ". The Secret Service was told to try to find the money through savings in other areas of its budget. According to the Secret Service website , "In 1994, Congress mandated the Secret Service provide forensic and technical assistance in matters involving missing and exploited children".
Venezuela slid closer toward dictatorship after the country's Supreme Court gutted the only opposition-run institution - the Congress - seizing its powers and declaring the elected body invalid. The fall in oil prices since mid-2014 has exacerbated the crisis. "It is false that a coup d'etat has occurred in Venezuela ", declared the Venezuelan foreign ministry, which blamed the current controversy on "imperialist" meddling from Washington and its allies.
It's a good way of reinforcing the firm conclusion some House conservatives have already reached: Trump is not one of them, and their sole area of mutual interest is rhetorical railing against the establishment. The bottom line is that the president is not being seen by an important part of his constituency as having reneged on his promise. There's some indication Freedom Caucus members get it.
Trump has already formed a bond with another Asian leader, Japan's Shinzo Abe, with whom Trump played a round of golf with in Florida in February and met at Trump Tower in NY as president-elect. Zheng, the vice foreign minister, said the two sides should implement the early consensus reached in February, when Xi spoke with Trump on the phone.
Referring to Trump's newfound willingness to talk to Democrats about possible changes to the Affordable Care Act , Ryan told CBS, "I don't want that to happen". Trump publicly retaliated for the first time against the HFC and Meadows Thursday morning, saying : "the Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast".
Four people were shot to death at a South Shore restaurant Thursday afternoon. Two men were found dead from bullet wounds inside the restaurant. He added that co-ordinated police operations will target the people who are driving the violence and where retaliatory violence may occur.
She claimed that there's a "new administration in town" and that the United States is "going to have the back of Israel" every time the U.N. pushes anti-Israel policies. "We're looking at it with great care". When Resolution 2234 happened and the US abstained, the whole country felt a kick in the gut.... A visit by an Israeli delegation to the White House last week ended without a deal on settlements, and Netanyahu has said elsewhere that the talks are continuing.
Marshal who found him told the AP. A combination of federal - state and local agencies are working together right now - in an effort to find federal Judge Edwin Kosik. The U.S. Marshals Service is looking for a 91-year-old federal judge who has been reported missing from his Pennsylvania home. He is wearing a blue winter coat.
Students paid as much as $35,000 to enroll at Trump University - in operation from 2005 to 2011 - wrongly believing they would make it big in real estate after being taught by the Manhattan property tycoon's hand-picked experts. After his stunning presidential win in November , Trump made a decision to settle the lawsuits, saying he did not have the time for a trial. The lawsuits contend that Trump University gave nationwide seminars that were like infomercials, constantly pressuring ...
Trump on Friday morning advised Flynn to pursue an immunity deal in a tweet. In Washington early last week, White House officials privately encouraged reporters to look into whether information about Trump associates had been improperly revealed in the intelligence gathering process.
Casey said he was unaware of any discussions among Democrats about a deal to advance Gorsuch's nomination in return for a guarantee from Republicans that the next Supreme Court nomination would need 60 votes to proceed to a Senate confirmation vote.
As it has under past presidents, Washington is still telling Israel to slow settlement construction. When Resolution 2234 happened and the US abstained, the whole country felt a kick in the gut.... He also twice praised the Trump administration and its U.N. envoy, Nikki Haley, for "finally" bringing moral clarity to the United Nations. "Palestine and Israel living together in peace", saidAbbas.
President Donald Trump's second executive order would temporarily ban travel from six Muslim-majority countries and temporarily pause the US intake of refugees. District Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland. Within the next few days, Trump likely will ask for a stay of the Hawaii judge's order, which would temporarily reinstate the travel ban, Heinke said.
Trump's anger at the Freedom Caucus for posing as a stubborn impediment to his governing runs the risk of alienating the conservative base that fueled his rise during last year's Republican primaries and has to this point remained loyal to the president.
Besides Trump, who backed the bill, and House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who was expected to shepherd it through Congress, the poll asked if people blamed House Republicans, House Democrats or the media. White House press secretary Sean Spice publicly downplayed Tuesday any suggestion that there was a concerted effort to resurrect health care, only going as far as saying that there were continued conversations and exchanging of ideas.
After keeping the ban from going into effect earlier this month over concerns that it would violate the First Amendment, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued another ruling Wednesday extending his hold on the executive order . Other parts of the travel ban "do not apply to plaintiffs at all, but instead simply facilitate the government's ability to identify and fix potential gaps in the nation's vetting procedures", Trump lawyers wrote.
Who's to blame for the failure of the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare? Asked if this was a productive strategy by Trump to get Freedom Caucus members on board, Massie said, "We're on his side". Brooks said about 40 percent of the 30-member Freedom Caucus were willing to vote for the Republican plan last week, a higher number than had been reported previously.
In response, Mitch McConnell has gleefully embraced the "nuclear option" to blow up the filibuster. Wood also said that Republicans' refusal to act on Judge Merrick Garland's nomination to the court, made by President Barack Obama, is what makes this vote feel more urgent - more so than Gorsuch himself.
The math is the same. "We want to get it right". But you and I, we have to stop acting like we can have it both ways. "I've just got to believe that reason will prevail". "They should be willing to work with us". Ryan vowed members would continue working although he didn't offer any specific timeline. Two Republican lawmakers, describing plans on the condition of anonymity, said Wednesday that House leaders would consider working into the weekend, although it was unclear what changes ...
US President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to pinpoint nations and goods responsible for his country's huge trade deficit . The pharmaceutical sector, and the retail price of drugs, were issues discussed by the Taoiseach and Mr Trump during their bilateral meeting at the White House earlier this month.
Trump's transition team, has since refused to name who he met at the White House that showed him documents relating to the so-called "incidental" intelligence collection. "She admitted this on television by saying: 'I was urging my former colleagues, frankly speaking, the people on the Hill; I was telling people on the Hill, get as much information as you can, get as much intelligence as you can.
He has explained the choice of location by saying he needed access to a secure place where people with security clearances could legally view classified information, though such facilities can also be found in the Capitol building and at other locations across Washington .