U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to the media after a meeting at Trump Tower on December 12, 2016 in New York City. It is a dramatic turnaround for the 51-year-old representative from Louisiana, who was in critical condition and at "imminent risk of death" when first admitted to the hospital, according to Dr.
Israeli police also said that no connection has been found between the three Palestinians who carried out the attack in Jerusalem and any organisation. A gun used by one of the attackers reportedly jammed. In addition, Israeli forces closed off Deir Abu-Mash'al, the Ramallah-area village where the three Palestinians who carried out Friday's attack were from.
Portugal on Monday struggled to control the deadliest wildfire in its history that has devastated the central region of Leiria, with officials putting the death toll at 62. There's a lot of forest around many small villages, and tragedy could strike again any time, any where, she said. Another 17 bodies were found next to the roads and 10 were recovered from the rural areas surrounding them.
It's not clear who is behind the attack, but Al-Shabaab militants regularly target high profile areas in the city. At least 15 people were killed after a suicide auto bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters on Wednesday.
The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed a year ago may have spread the flames. "It was a death trap, and they knew it ", one person shouted as demonstrators surged inside the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council, responsible for managing the social housing block in a working-class enclave of one of Britain's richest districts.
Priestap said the hackers stole data from some states "to understand what it consisted of" and to plan future attacks. He said since Russian Federation lost its standing after the fall of the Soviet Union, Moscow and Putin have been on a mission to restore it, primarily by weakening the U.S.
By eviscerating Medicaid , this bill threatens the liberty of people with disabilities, who will be forced to live in nursing homes and institutions instead of their own homes. This is a bill created to solve a political problem Republicans have: They need to do something they can call "repeal and replace" of Obamacare . The protesters have filled a hallway in one of the Senate office buildings, outside the office of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky .
Upon the nomination of Kovind, the opposition were left perplexed on whether to support the Dalit candidate or oppose his nomination as the country's head. It has been learnt that in the last two days, a lot of back-channel discussion have been held and the Left parties have even shared a list of names with the Congress on who the opposition candidate could be.
The student witness told detectives while Ramos never used a name, he believed it was an 18-year-old special education student who is a junior at Central High School . Another student told school officials that Ramos began a texting relationship with him, according to WFSB . "Ms. Ramos would complain that her "man" or "guy" does not want to have sex or do anything with her," the arrest warrant states.
In the Cook Political Report, House elections expert David Wasserman has examined the Democrats' performances in the Georgia race and other House contests and sees some very encouraging signs. He was backed by "a lot of liberal money from the Democrats and Pelosi", said another from the National Republican Congressional Committee. Some Democrats, though, have wanted her out, particularly after the party was unable to win back control in 2016, a year when the party was seen as having a ...
Replacing one of his predecessor's signature laws has been a main goal of President Donald Trump since he was on the campaign trail. This is a change from the House healthcare bill, which proposed age-based tax credits that estimates said could cause premiums for older Americans to rise by more than 700 percent - the Senate GOP plan aims to make sure older Americans aren't penalized.
Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said in a statement his government condemns "this heinous and cowardly attack". Mr Miller added that Mr Neville managed to stop the stabbing and bring Ftouhi to the ground as he and other officers arrived to help.
A similar insider attack wounded three US soldiers in March in Helman province, according to ABC News . Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan . In an emailed statement, the USA military said only: "We are aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan". The Afghan conflict is the longest in American history, with US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops at war there since 2001, after the ousting of the Taliban regime.
Trump previously said that he always knew he would fire Comey . Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy White House press secretary, referred questions about Trump's tweet to the President's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz. The order came the same day that Vice President Mike Pence hired an outside lawyer to represent his legal interests. Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen , a former Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, ...
But in his testimony, Comey actually expressed hope that tapes of his conversations with Trump do exist, telling senators, "I've seen the tweet about tapes". "I don't know how this serves the country's interests". Trump: Over a fairly short period of time . Trump flirted with presidential runs in 1988 and 2000 before abandoning them.
Still, it's a role reversal for Britain , which had been buoyed by strong growth in recent times - even after the momentous vote on June 23, 2016 to leave the EU. European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday to discuss a broad range of issues from defence and security, to Brexit, trade, climate and migration.
Updating AMs on the Welsh Government's response to the fire, he said his "deepest sympathies" were with all those affected. Social housing lawyer and partner at London firm Hodge Jones & Allen, Jayesh Kunwardia said the Royal Borough Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), should revoke housing policy and commit to finding each of them suitable accommodation.
In response, Russian Federation said it would train its powerful antiaircraft defense system in western Syria on farther areas where US aircraft are operating and shut down the communications line that the two militaries have used to avoid each other in the crowded Syrian airspace.
The Pentagon said a US F-15 aircraft, flying over Syrian territory, fired on the drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces. The U.S. military has established a roughly 50-kilometer "deconfliction" ring around Tanf, warning the pro-Assad Iranian-backed forces through a Russian deconfliction channel that movement within the zone could be considered hostile.
The high commissioner said Jadhav would be able to appeal for clemency first to army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa, and later to President Mamnoon Husain if his appeal was rejected by the Court of Appeals. The world court, formally known as the International Court of Justice , had ordered Pakistan to hold off Mr Jadhav's execution after New Delhi complained that Islamabad violated a treaty guaranteeing diplomatic assistance to foreigners accused of crimes.
Veteran security chief Mohammed bin Nayef , previously crown prince and interior minister, was dismissed from his posts."Many expected the king to make this decision", says Giorgio Cafiero, co-founder of the consultancy Gulf State Analytics, but the timing "took many by surprise".
After several of the co-hosts suggested Democrat Jon Ossoff performed better than anyone thought he would against Republican Karen Handel in the red district, Behar got brutally honest. With all 208 precincts reporting, Handel won with 51.87% of the vote in the head-to-head contest. Probably the most humiliating thing about the Georgia loss is that tactically there wasn't much else they could have done.
If the so-called "confidence and supply" agreement is challenged in the courts, judges would have to decide whether such a government would be unable to exercise "rigorous impartiality". May has rejected claims a deal with the DUP would undermine the Government's ability to act as an honest broker in talks on the restoration of devolved institutions and power-sharing in Northern Ireland.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made this announcement after meeting senior party leaders in Mumbai this evening. "Now that we have extended support, I don't think there should be any obstacle", Thackeray said , adding he can not endlessly wait for the opposition parties to finalise their candidate for the post.
Tower blocks across the United Kingdom are being urgently examined after the London blaze and three samples have been shown to be "combustible" and more results will be made public in the next 48 hours, the Downing Street said. "There are elements of the guidance that will take longer to implement, but which we are also acting on immediately". Lord Newby argued the Conservatives had fought the election on a platform of cuts to school funding, benefits and local government.