Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during an open hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. For comparison's sake, marijuana is classified on the same level as heroin and LSD and on a higher level than cocaine and meth.
Only two Republicans, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, broke ranks with their party in today's vote. After he voted, McCain stood at his seat and accepted hugs and handshakes from all senators in both parties, drawing laughter from the gallery when he and Vermont Sen.
A 2,000-megawatt wind farm described as "the largest in the USA and second-largest in the world, once operational" is being developed in northwest Oklahoma by General Electric's GE Renewable Energy division and Invenergy, a Chicago-based developer and operator of wind farms and energy-storage centers.
He said that ahead of that date, the government would put forward an immigration bill next year. Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman Sir Ed Davey called on the government to explain why the study wasn't ordered directly after the June 23 referendum.
The U.S. State Department is warning travelers about possible tainted alcohol at Mexican resorts that cater to tourists. An appeal by the newspaper led to more than three dozen people coming forward to report similar experiences while traveling in Mexico.
The DOJ filed the briefing as a part of the ongoing lawsuit Zarda v. Altitude Express , a legal battle in which a male skydiving instructor claimed that he was sacked by his employer in 2010 specifically because he was gay. The Justice Department said the EEOC doesn't have the power to decide the issue. Congress's only intention, the brief contended, was to protect against discrimination based upon the traditional view of sex - that is, treating individuals differently due to their ...
Past year on July 27, the high was 86 and the low was 60. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible, the weather service says. SaturdayA 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Saturday will be mostly sunny, but Sunday and Monday will switch to mostly cloudy.
Scaramucci also tagged White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus , with whom he has been feuding. While on CNN decrying White House employees who leaked the press, Scaramucci said that White House staffers should act with the dignity of Joe Paterno .
In May, China and the ASEAN's member states - Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - had approved a first draft of a multilateral code of conduct to resolve territorial disputes.
Shoppers can save money on certain items during the annual event. Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free can be found on the Comptroller's website. "They may buy some other stuff, that may be on sale, but isn't sales tax free, and it leads to other sales". State and local taxes will not be collected on clothing, school and art supplies that cost $100 or less per item and computers that cost $1,500 or less.
In a news conference shortly after his appointment, Scaramucci revealed that he's been personal friends with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus for six years. In an interview published Tuesday in the Wall Street Journal , the president was asked about how the Justice Department was handling leaks from anonymous sources in the White House and intelligence agencies.
In a setback to the Congress in Gujarat , three of its MLAs, who resigned from the party earlier in the day, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday evening. If the MLAs vote against Congress in the Rajya Sabha election, Ahmed Patel's bid to get re-elected to the Rajya Sabha would turn out to be unsuccessful.
Officials said 11 rides didn't open at the State Fair grounds because of inspection issues, Wednesday -- the inaugural day for the 2017 State Fair. Ohio State Medical Center said three of the injured were being treated there. Schaible says the ride has been part of the California State Fair off and on, for the past 15 years. They contemplated climbing back on but instead opted for food, backpedalling away from the ride as they watched those who boarded behind them climb into the air.
The move incensed the Muslim world amid allegations that Israel was trying to expand control over the site under the guise of security - a claim Israel denies. The holy site in Jerusalem has served as a rallying cry for Palestinians. Since then, Israeli forces and a settler have killed three Palestinian protestors, and three Israeli settlers in the West Bank were killed by a Palestinian.
The United States Senate is now voting to begin debating on an Obamacare repeal bill, which has US Senator Rob Portman's support. Time and again, Trump lashed out at the media. Gino Defabio took the stage wearing a shirt that said " Trump won, deal with it! ". "That's what's going to happen", Trump said at a campaign rally in a packed hockey arena that holds 7,000 people.
But how do you conduct research when the actual eclipse event is so short? Observers within the path of totality ( total eclipse ) will be able to view the sun's corona. When the moon starts crossing the sun , stop and watch - safely of course. He also says you may be surprised by the effect the eclipse has on the world around you.
The metal detectors were installed at the entrance to the Temple Mount after three Arab-Israelis shot and killed two Israeli police officers there on July 14. Guterres' statement was issued after rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas issued calls for mass protests by Muslims against Israel on Friday over security measures installed at a contested site.
Michael Hooper took over the captaincy for the remainder of the Wallabies' 2014 program and there was much speculation he would replace Moore on a full-time basis. The writing was on for the wall for 120-Test veteran during the June window when he was dropped to the bench for the clashes against Fiji and Scotland.
But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a move on Friday by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend security coordination , plus worldwide criticism, cranked up pressure on Israel . Earlier Tuesday, Israel agreed to dismantle the much-hated metal detectors it installed at the mosque's entrances following the deaths of two Israeli police officers in East Jerusalem on June 14.
A video of the incident shows one lawmaker hitting another with a bottle of water as parliamentarians argue over the findings. Oded Eran, a former Israeli ambassador to Jordan, said that, in the short term, security should be stepped up outside the embassy and, in the long term, the Jordanians should "tone down their statements on Jerusalem and events at Temple Mount".
Advocate General Yves Bot rejected arguments from Slovakia and Hungary regarding the legality of the relocation plan, saying it "helps relieve the considerable pressure on the asylum systems of Italy and Greece ". The nationalist-minded, eurosceptic governments in Warsaw and Budapest have refused to take in a single asylum-seeker under the plan. He also said the low number of relocations that had taken place so far - over 24,000, according to the European Union - showed it was "impossible ...
Justin Bieber sat and waited with a photographer for 10 minutes before an ambulance arrived after accidentally running him over while leaving church on Wednesday night (26Jul17). "This is a guy who has had 150 shows on this tour, on six continents, over the previous year and half, and he's exhausted", an unnamed tour source told Entertainment Tonight .
Those centers are in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. The pay for these new jobs will vary depending on the site, with jobs averaging about $12 an hour. And now it's having a bigger event to hire even more - more than 1,200 full-time and part-time positions need to be filled across the Puget Sound region, in fact.
Twelve remained hospitalized Wednesday in San Antonio . Another of the dead was identified as being from Guatemala; two others were not publicly identified. His parents, who live in Maryland and are in the USA illegally, haven't yet told Guatemalan officials what they want done with his body. 60, of Clearwater, Florida, center, is escorted out of the federal courthouse following a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio .
She said the death happened on an Emerald Princess cruise ship at around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The Princess Cruise ship, Emerald Princess , was in the middle of a seven-day Alaskan cruise, but after the incident it was diverted and docked in Juneau.