But then Spicer compared marijuana legalization to the opioid crisis , adding that the Justice Department will be taking " greater enforcement " action against recreational marijuana. As always, the irony factor surrounding President Donald Trump's administration was high. Spicer's reference to "greater enforcement" suggests the Trump administration is now forming a more coherent policy on the issue.
On Sunday, the 89th Academy Awards take the stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. "I don't think it necessarily changes anything", Kimmel explained. Perhaps most notably, for the first time in history, three black women are nominated for Best Supporting Actress - Viola Davis in Fences, Naomie Harris in Moonlight , and Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures.
The police said swabs were taken from the eye and the face of a North Korean national by the chemistry department of Malaysia. The suspects appeared to put a substance on his face while he checked in for a flight - but detectives have not explained how they were able to apply the nerve agent without becoming ill themselves.
Pointing out that the 2016 appeal was only about 50 per cent funded, he underlined that it meant that "we can only do about half of what we know needs to be done", said Mr. Over 2.6 million people - including 1.5 million children - have fled their homes in the face of what was named the "most neglected crisis of 2016" in a survey conducted by the Thomson Reuters foundation late past year.
Levin did not ask Cruz if he knew who might leave the court. Cruz said, "This is lawless". Cruz on Thursday described Democratic opposition to Trump as "bat-crap insane". "It is a direct result of Harry Reid", Sen. He also said that putting conservative jurists on the Supreme Court is a priority. President Donald Trump's SCOTUS pick, 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch, is expected to be confirmed, though he will face fierce opposition from Democrats, who have vowed to filibuster his ...
For more than an hour on Tuesday, Mr Brat, a former economics professor, fielded questions on Mr Trump's travel ban, his ties to Russian Federation and his refusal to release his tax returns as well as broader questions on the environment and healthcare.
Protesters and supporters crowded a restaurant conference room in Blackstone where Brat took questions for about hour. The debates, which were open to the public, were held in seven different congressional districts from August to October. Name it! It's crickets. Brat's office said they chose location because Nottoway is one of three newly added counties to the district after a federal court redrew Virginia's Congressional lines past year.
However, the Zimbabwean president said it's sad that black farmers in Zimbabwe have handed over management of their farms to white people. The frail Mugabe has been in the news even more regularly than usual lately. No successor who to them is acceptable, as acceptable as I am. Zimbabweans should not exclusively rely on the United States dollar, but use the rest of the currencies in the currency basket until the economy fully recovers, President Mugabe has said.
Russian Federation is said to have 7,300 nuclear warheads to the US' 6,970. "President Trump has doubled down on his baseless opposition to a nuclear treaty that has enjoyed strong bipartisan support", Mr. But in the meantime, he says the United States has "fallen behind" in its nuclear arsenal. In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, Trump also said he is against a "one-sided" new agreement with Russian Federation that would limit the deployment of nuclear warheads.
Even as Mexican officials talked tough, they prepared for what could be a massive influx of Mexicans who are either kicked out of the country or flee the U.S. He's blamed the country for sending rapists into the U.S., castigated undocumented immigrants from across the border and blasted Mexico for what he says are unfair trade practices.
That comment directly contradicted a statement President Trump made hours earlier. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security boss John Kelly are now in Mexico to discuss bilateral cooperation in this new era. -Mexican relationship is "phenomenal". Videgaray not only said Mexico would not accept some of the new plans but added that Mexico could appeal to the United Nations to defend the "freedoms and due process" of Mexicans overseas.
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) made a secret trip to northern Syria last week to meet with USA troops and Kurdish fighters amid their longstanding battle to defeat ISIS, his office said Wednesday. Turkish leaders have been pushing the Trump administration to sideline the Kurdish fighters, but they have not presented a viable alternative plan, USA officials said.
In a continuation of what has been a wild winter, Ohio County and the surrounding area could be in line for severe weather beginning late Friday evening. The threat of severe weather will quickly diminish after midnight. The threat will move out to the east by midnight Friday. Strong west-northwest winds will whip through the stat through early Saturday along with developing snow showers.
But while Fillon's ratings took a dive after "Penelopegate", opinion polls now show Le Pen winning the first round of the election in April 23rd, although she is forecast to lose in the runoff on May 7th. Earlier this month, Le Pen missed a deadline set by the European Parliament for her to make an initial repayment of 298,000 euros. Fillon, 62, was once the election frontrunner but is now engulfed in a scandal over salaries paid to his wife and children out of public funds for work they may ...
The bomb exploded while being worked on by an army technical officers. A PSNI spokeswoman said: "We can confirm the device exploded as ATO were in the process of making it safe". Debbie Watters, vice-chairwoman of Northern Ireland's Policing Board, said that the officer had a "lucky escape". SDLP leader Colum Eastwood labelled the attackers as "cowards", saying they had "set themselves against the people of Derry and the people of Ireland".
In a statement, DHS said they will continue to work on the plan consistent with U.S. law and worldwide treaties. Relationships between the two countries have gone downhill quickly since Trump's win at the U.S. This will surely bring a smile to the Mexican president's face. -Mexican border. And then those new rules, released Tuesday, that authorize US federal agents to deport illegal immigrants to Mexico, whether or not they are Mexican.
He has also promised to build a wall along the southern borders of Mexico and the United States to keep illegal immigrants at bay. "We are a country that does not believe in rounding people up and targeting certain groups of individuals", Greene said .
The President has also ordered Cabinet agencies to inform him of the total direct and indirect aid the U.S. gives Mexico, a move that some see as an attempt to amass some leverage in the debate over the border wall that Trump insists will be built and that Mexico will pay for.
Thursday, GBI said they'll provide an update on Tara Grinstead in a press conference in south Georgia. However, a GBI statement of the case says, "The search for Grinstead's remains continues". Police said when they got to Grinstead's home to investigate, they found no signs of a struggle and her purse, keys and cell phone were still there. None of which produced information leading to Grinstead's whereabouts.
It is the only Scottish site to make the list which has been topped by Weymouth Beach in Weymouth, Dorset. Devon's famous Woolacombe Beach has been knocked off the top spot as the UK's best-rated beach. 4. TripAdvisor has honoured 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and local lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the United Kingdom and the US Award winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of ...
The Gaza Strip is still under a punishing blockade . "So I'm looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like", Trump said in a joint press conference with Netanyahu during the prime minister's state visit to Washington.
Mary Knowlton, 73, was taking part in the " shoot/don't shoot " scenario in August of 2016 when Officer Lee Coel shot and killed her with a weapon that was meant for training. Lewis was charged with culpable negligence, according to the state attorney's office and WINK News . Knowlton, a longtime librarian, was participating in a role-playing exercise at the Punta Gorda, Fla.
On Wednesday Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy sent a memo to the state's schools, colleges and police outlining how to deal with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. But Ceron and her husband - with whom she has four children, ages 15, 12, 5 and 3 - are both undocumented, so they are preparing for the possibility that they could be arrested and ultimately deported, leaving their American-born children here without them.
President Donald Trump's support among Tennesseans has declined since the November election, according to a poll out Wednesday. "President Donald Trump's popularity is sinking like a rock", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac poll.
Both work at Garmin, which sent out condolences to family and friends. One of the men, named by the New York Daily News as Srinivas Kuchibhotla , was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani injured. No names were released early Thursday. Olathe police are searching for a suspect after three people were shot and wounded at a crowded bar. The unarmed suspect was taken into custody and interviewed by detectives from Olathe.
Singling out President Trump and the leaders of Hungary , Turkey and the Philippines , it said fear mongering is leading to levels of hate and fear not seen since the 1930s, when Adolf Hitler rose to power. The report added that "the big question in 2017 will be how far the world lets atrocities go before doing something about them". It feels pretty easy to say that the world would never let those things happen again, but as the report indicates, human rights abuses of a similar scale ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin's favorability among Americans is at its highest point since 2003, with Republicans behind his gains, according to a new Gallup poll released Tuesday. This is perhaps due to the allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election, including leaked emails of close Hillary Clinton associates.
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The U.S. had hoped the meeting would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. Mr. Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were in Mexico to meet their counterparts as the two countries try to move forward under a Trump administration.
The fifth victim was the pilot, an Australian national. Witnesses described the plane exploding on impact and erupting into a "massive fireball". The pilot of a chartered plane that crashed into the storage area of a shopping mall in Melbourne on Tuesday was investigated for a " near collision " in 2015, Australian officials said on Wednesday.
Iraqi police forces attacked the disused airport, on the southern approach to the city, which they want to use as a base to launch a final onslaught on the west of Iraq's second-largest city. Western advisers supporting Iraqi forces were seen some 2 km away from the frontline to the southwest of Mosul, a Reuters correspondent said. Sky's Alex Rossi, who is reporting from outside Mosul, said an Iraqi colonel told him their forces are inside the perimeter of the airport and pushing into the ...
Though it was her first Security Council meeting for Middle East issues, Haley said it was "a bit odd". Popular Video A lot of liberals are outraged over this photo of Ivanka Trump. The United States pays $8-billion annually in mandatory payments and voluntary contributions to the United Nations . "I'm here to emphasize the United States is determined to stand up to the UN's anti-Israel bias", Haley added, Newsmax reported.
The House voted 85-40 to add language from a bill that had been blocked in committee onto another health care-related bill. Wednesday's vote was the first on Medicaid expansion in the House or Senate since the U.S. Supporters said expanding Medicaid would increase access to care using mostly federal funds. Opponents argued the expansion would be costly. The expansion bill would broaden eligibility for the state's privatized Medicaid program to approximately 300,000 low-income Kansans ...
Full and part time fast food workers will have their penalty rates cut from 150 per cent to 125 per cent and casual workers will see reductions from 175 per cent to 150 per cent. Shorten called on the federal government to make submissions to the commission that current workers should not receive a cut to their take-home pay.
Khan, 44, founded a Parkchester-based real estate brokerage, Zakir Khan Realty Group , in 2002 but recently had to close the office after struggling financially. Mahran was arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter, and criminal possession of a weapon. The victim moved from Bangladesh over a decade ago and started his own real estate brokerage and was active in the community politically - though recently he had fallen on hard times.
China has received some negative attention for its chubby tigers in recent weeks. After getting ahold of the drone, the tigers began to rip apart their unusual prey until it began smoking and scared them away. Then, naturally, the Siberian tigers tried to eat it. Handlers used the drone to give the tigers, which CCTV described earlier this month as "chubby", some much-needed exercise.
The footage makes the immensity of the crack clear, as the yawning chasm stretches off into the horizon. If it stretches 12 more miles, an iceberg will break off into the Weddell Sea, the BBC reported. Sea level rises like that endanger hundreds of millions of both people and wildlife. The ice sheet that the glacier belongs to is considered highly unstable, with one massive collapse triggering further collapses elsewhere and predicted to increase sea levels by about 4 feet.
Trump] time", the Zimbabwean President said in an interview published by the Herald . President Mugabe said these companies did not want anyone else or small companies to mine the diamonds. Mugabe described his 51-year-old spouse , who some observers believe is being groomed as a successor, as "a very strong character" and said she was "very much accepted by the people".
The first natural disaster was recorded at about 2:05 a.m. Tuesday about 15 miles east-northeast of Mooreland, Okla., according to the USGS . Aftershocks were recorded near the epicenter of a magnitude 4.2 quake near Belfair on February 22.
Gen. Stephen Townsend, Reuters reported February 21. The soldiers called out for them to approach. We're hearing typical reports that ISIS leaders understand their fate in Raqqah and they're moving their own families out of Raqqah and into towns and villages in the countryside, even as they detain civilians who attempt to do the same.
Police said there is no evidence of a hate crime, but haven't ruled out the possibility. The campaign was organised to show solidarity with the Jewish American community, a description on the campaign page explains. The White House has denounced the spate of threats made against Jewish community centers around the country. More than 170 headstones were damaged overnight Sunday at the cemetery, located in the St.
The FlyBe flight from Edinburgh was pictured with collapsed landing gear. A FlyBe plane has crash landed at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after its right landing gear collapsed amid strong winds. All passengers are said to have been brought to the terminal by bus and no one was injured. Flybe said in a statement: "Flybe can confirm that there has been an incident involving one of our aircraft, flight no BE1284".
Hours later, Trump told reporters accompanying him on a visit to the National Museum of African American History that " anti-Semitism is awful and it's going to stop". "I think that is problematic". Baldwin noted that had been almost 60 anti-Semitic attacks across the country in recent weeks. "Number one, I am the least anti-Semitic person that you've ever seen in your entire life", the president said , adding that he was also the least racist person.
Starting at an altitude of 1,000 feet, drone pilot David B navigated his drone slowly downwards, perfectly in line with the Glory Hole. The glory hole, a 72-foot (22-metre) in diameter spillway capable of swallowing up 48,400 cubic feet of water per second, is now in operation and is drawing spectators keen to get an eyeful.
Using data from the US Census , Business Insider put together a chart of the US' top 15 trade surpluses year-to-date for December 2016 in billions of dollars. "As you can tell by the structure of the meeting, the president is expecting these interactions to lead to real action being taken by the administration", Spicer said.
His remarks come after pressure to speak out against anti-Semitism amid several recent episodes, including bomb threats made on Monday against 11 Jewish community centers . "I think a lot of good things are happening, you're going to see a lot of love". President Trump denounced Tuesday a recent rash of anti-Semitic incidents across the US, calling the bomb threats and vandalism "horrible" and "painful", but the strong words didn't satisfy critics who accuse him of fomenting ...
Fox's first freshman series of the 2016-17 season to earn a full-season order, Lethal Weapon debuted as Fox's highest-rated fall premiere in two years. The show has performed solidly in the ratings all season, both when it was paired with " Empire " on Wednesday nights and when it has aired away from FOX's biggest show.
The Congress leader refused to comment on the next unit chief if his resignation is accepted, saying it's the party's decision. "I admit there were lack of resources in the last two years". As counting in the Mumbai civic body polls drew to an end, Congress' fate in the city was sealed following a resounding defeat to both BJP and Shiv Sena who managed to drive past the grand old party.
UNICEF for months has warned about severe malnutrition in northeastern Nigeria, especially in areas that have been largely inaccessible because of the Boko Haram insurgency. The HRW statement launched a withering attack on the leaders of South Sudan as well as the global community, saying both sides in the conflict "have shrugged off worldwide pressure, and spared themselves from any meaningful consequences".
That said, for the grand mufti to insist that Le Pen wear a headscarf headscarf was also ridiculous - she is neither Lebanese nor Muslim. French law bans headscarves in the public service and for high school pupils, in the name of church-state separation and equal rights for women.