North Carolina, the first state to pass a bathroom bill limiting LGBT protections, stood to lose $3.76 billion in lost business over a 12-year period as a result of its law, according to an Associated Press study. The bill passed in the house on friday in a vote of 136 to 9. The pursuit of a so-called bathroom bill in Texas has roiled the Legislature for months, igniting opposition from the National Basketball Association, major corporations and LGBT rights groups.
The raucous protests on Monday were loud enough to delay the session and some Democratic lawmakers clapped along in support. He said Democrats were encouraging protesters to ignore police instructions and, "When I told the Democrats I called ICE, Representative Ramon Romero physically assaulted me, and other Democrats were held back by colleagues".
Additionally, it also would give states the option of allowing insurers to charge far higher premiums to people who are pregnant, have had a c-section, or were treated for injuries resulting from domestic violence. Republican senators have expressed concerns about the House bill and have met behind closed doors to construct their own version of the legislation. Several moderate Republicans, including U.S.
Wheeler said he appreciated the president's words, but that he is afraid participants in Saturday's rally may be "coming to peddle a message of hatred". The so-called "alt-right", is a far-right movement that has been linked to white nationalism, racism, misogyny and anti-Semitism. Mat dos Santos, the legal director of the ACLU of OR, says Wheeler's call to block the rallies is well-intentioned but incorrect.
The results are fun until you reach Wesconsin Wiskonsen our home state. Almost 300 spellers are participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week. Meanwhile, Vermont has trouble with diarrhea - the word and, if you're Googling it that much, probably the ailment too. "Banana" topped the list in New Mexico, and up north, "sauerkraut" took Pennsylvania.
District 203 and 204 schools performed patriotic music along the route, along with many other organizations that walked through the parade. The parade was presented and planned jointly by the City of Dearborn and the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council.
Regional and inter-global issues were also discussed during the three-hour-long interactions - some at the delegation level and some one-to-one between Prime Minister Modi and Chancellor Merkel. "India wants the world not just to be interconnected but also that it should be sensibly run", Merkel said , backing European Union talks for a trade agreement with India.
Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from USA allies in recent days. From left, President of the European Council Donald Tusk gesticulates as he talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , French newly elected President Emmanuel Macron , partially hidden, British PM Theresa May, and US President Donal Trump prior to the start of the leaders of the G7 countries summit in the ...
Trump - who is said to have met with attorneys at the White House on Sunday - did not falter in his support for Kushner, who has taken a role as a senior White House aide. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", he said on ABC's "This Week" program. I mean, this becomes more and more freaky. US Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said such secret channels may be used in situations including peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan ...
The dramatic announcement came after contentious meetings with Trump, who had used his first official trip to Europe to criticize German trade, scold world leaders about their North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending and refuse to commit to the Paris agreement on combating climate change.
President Trump told the New York Times that he has "total confidence in him". The plan could reportedly include building a "war room" within the White House to combat the scandal and feature the return of some of Mr Trump's more combative campaign aides, including Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as campaign manager almost a year ago, and David N.
Though the president has yet to make a final decision, his chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, indicated Friday that the president was growing more attuned to the European stance on the issue. Because the power sector is likely to play a key role in decarbonizing other sectors, GHG cuts for electricity generation would likely need to be even deeper, approaching zero net carbon by 2050.
If a student "does not wish" to use such a facility, they will then be permitted to use single-stall restrooms and other facilities. Rep. Chris Paddie , a Republican from Marshall, authored the amendment, and Gov. "The NFL embraces inclusiveness". We can not let this stand. Paddie expects the bill to quickly pass through the Senate with the state's legislative session ending on May 29.
The store at 3335 Sides Branch Road, off N.C. 150 near Lowe's Home Improvement, is one of nine N.C. and 20 stores in the Carolinas and Virginia that Lidl will open this summer. Customers at each store will be able to take advantage of limited-time grand-opening special offers. Lidl's high-quality private label products will not have certified synthetic colors, added MSG or partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) containing trans fats.
The "Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas " tour will land in 17 cities across the USA and Canada before wrapping in October. Opening for the two artists will be reggae artist Chronixx . 09/07 - Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion #. 9/8/17 - Sterling Heights, MI - Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill ^. September 10 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage ^.
Jury selection began Tuesday in a Minnesota case that's received worldwide attention, with all but one of the 50-person jury pool being given questionnaires . Evidence of Castile's use of marijuana could be the focus of Yanez's defense. At least two videos are expected to be shown to jurors. "The media coverage and protests have never suggested an iota of fault in Mr.
Pentagon said Murphy was assigned to First Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment, which according to media reports, was dispatched to Syria in March. The United States has slightly more than 900 military personnel in Syria to advise and assist Kurdish and Arab rebel forces fighting ISIS.
The storm struck a subdivision about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday just south of Elk City, Oklahoma , about 110 miles (177 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City. The Twin Cities station of the National Weather Service tweeted a photo of large hailstones that fell in the town of Barron, with the largest 3 inches in diameter.
We don't have the ability to influence content at the time we make our advertising purchase. In fact, Cars.com today pulled advertising from Hannity's Fox show, according to BuzzFeed . "Those who suggest otherwise are going to look foolish", the statement said . The Fox News Channel host, who has seen at least seven advertisers jump ship recently, blamed progressive media.
India's prime minister says it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on USA climate policy. "This takes nothing away from the importance of our trans-Atlantic ties and our alliance with the United States, but the importance we put on these ties can not mean that we abandon fundamental principles such as our commitment to fight climate change and in favor of open societies and free trade", he said .
The plaintiff is identified only as "Richard Doe" in the lawsuit and, if his claims are true, he would be the sixth known victim of sexual abuse by Hastert, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. "His allegation is that when he was a child he was threatened by Mr. Hastert". He says both Hastert and then-Kendall County State's Attorney Dallas Ingemunson warned the boy not to make the accusations public.
On Monday, the Texas House was briefly overtaken by hundreds of people protesting the state's new anti-sanctuary cities law, known as SB4, the Associated Press reported . Lawmakers pointed fingers at each other as to who started the scuffle, but both Nevarez and Rinaldi apologized for the incident. As the House was nearing adjournment, dozens of immigrant rights advocates who had gathered by the hundreds in the Capitol rotunda spilled into the gallery of the lower chamber.
Allman, who was the band's lead singer and keyboardist, died as a result of "complications of liver cancer " according to his publicist Ken Weinstein. John calling him a "stupid bastard" for not securing the rights to his music early on in his career. Cher, Allman's former wife, tweeted that her "heart is broken", while Bob Seger expressed sadness at having "lost another music titan".
The president also thanked Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , whose son Robert was killed in Afghanistan in November 2010. On this ceremonious day, we remember the fallen , we pray for a lasting peace among nations, and we honor these guardians of our inalienable rights.
Words can not measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love, or the totality of their courage. To all Gold Star families (the families of those killed in action), Trump said of their lost service members: "They each had their own names, their own stories, their own handsome dreams".
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un supervised the launch of the "new-type precision guided ballistic rocket" - the third missile test by the nuclear-armed regime in less than three weeks and carried out in defiance of United Nations sanctions warnings and USA threats of possible military action.
Thirty-one American flags were planted in honor of fallen and still-living service members. Chicago Police added over 1,000 patrols to North Avenue Beach for the long weekend in an effort to keep beachgoers safe. Encouraging some vets, to live life to the fullest, "Trying to live to the best that I can for them, and I just hope I've lived up to it for them", said Busey.
Statistically, tactically, and managerially there is little difference, leaving us with the mental toughness of the players. Jonathan Obita has been struggling with an ankle problem, but Reading manager Jaap Staam is hopeful that he'll recover in time to play at Wembley.
US-German relations "are a strong pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany will continue working to strengthen these relations", Mr Seibert said. "Today, the USA is heading into a direction on key issues that seems diametrically opposite to where Europe is heading". The 2 leaders emerged from 3-hour talks exchanging smiles and hailing historic ties between the 2 nations, but their comments at a news conference reflected deep divides on multiple issues, as France has come to be ...
The Jackson Police Department, Hinds County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation had been looking for Kingston until his body was found on Gluckstadt Road, Madison County at 9:30am later on Thursday. "His mother has to deal with it". Police have now reportedly taken a third suspect into custody in connection with the kidnapping and murder of little Kingston Frazier .
The Russian conversations were reportedly intercepted by US intelligence and revealed to the news network by two former intelligence officials and a congressional source. The President himself has denied having any financial ties to Russian Federation. They claimed that they had sufficient leverage over Flynn to make him influence the Trump administration on their behalf.
Civil liberties advocates who challenged Ohio's policy said it illegally erased voters from registration rolls and unlawfully disenfranchised minorities and poor people who tend to back Democratic candidates. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the policy violates the National Voter Registration Act, the so-called motor voter law. Husted appealed that decision to the U.S.
Houston Democratic Rep. Senfronia Thompson, one of the House's longest-serving and most-respected members, likened the new language to when restrooms nationwide were segregated by race. Their focus was already shifting to whether Republican Gov. Greg Abbott would order them back to work if a law like the one that caused national uproar and costly boycotts when it was approved previous year in North Carolina doesn't pass in Texas.
Both officers were involved in the shooting of the boy at a recreation center in November 2014 as he held a pellet gun. Cleveland police previously confirmed to News 5 that they did not review Officer Timothy Loehmann's personnel file with Independence police before hiring him.
Including the change in gas prices in Sacramento during the past week, prices yesterday were 35.1 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 18.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The average price of a gallon this holiday was $2.00 even. "This sets up a great summer season to hit the road, pointing to rising USA oil production in the midst of oil production cuts from OPEC for the stable prices", he said in the release.
Organizers also held a brief ceremony at 8 a.m.at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, honoring fallen service members. "The main objective, the only goal, is to read the 191 names that appear on the wall". More than 20 wreaths were placed from local civic and veterans' organizations throughout Central Texas, including American Military Retirees, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29, and Sons of the American Revolution Heart of Texas Chapter, and Heart of Texas Gold Star Mothers, ...
President Donald Trump speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 29, 2017, during a Memorial Day ceremony. "We only hope that every day we can prove worthy, not only of their sacrifice and service, but of the sacrifice made by the families and loved ones they left behind", Trump said.
Trump participated in the traditional wreath-laying ceremony and a moment of silence at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, whose "name is known to God alone", Trump said. The president then climbed the steps above the tomb to the cemetery's marble amphitheater, where he delivered his address. Over 10,000 service members are buried at the cemetery and everyone who attended made sure each one was not forgotten.
The averages for the long-term season are assessed to be 12 named storms, with six hurricanes and three major ones. The 2016 season was the most active since 2012, with 15 named storms, including 7 hurricanes and 4 major hurricanes. NOAA's National Hurricane Center is providing a suite of new forecast and communication tools this season. Strong El Ninos and wind shear typically suppress development of Atlantic hurricanes, so the prediction for weak conditions points to more hurricane ...
President Trump unleashed his frustration with the press and the probes into Russia's connections with his team in a Sunday Twitter rant. "I think it makes no sense that the Russian ambassador would report back to Moscow on a channel that he most likely knows we're monitoring".
In addition to the news conferences, frictions were on full display Sunday between the chambers and among GOP factions that have been clashing all session long. Larry Taylor said. "They make more off of us than we make off of them". It will be shuttered in just under a year unless legislation authorizing its continuation passes, officials said Sunday.
Yet while there is room for debate about that notion and about the value of unquestioning love of country, there is no ambiguity surrounding those who have died in service to the United States. By the early 20th century, the holiday had evolved to honor all military members who died in service. Trump's remarks at the Memorial Day ceremony was his first public appearance since returning from a nine-day foreign trip.
Trump and recognized the "fighting spirit" of US military veterans. The son of the retired four-star Marine general, Marine 2nd Lt. Robert M. Kelly, died in 2010 after he stepped on a land mine while on patrol in Afghanistan. "But we can remember them". Trump's remarks at the wreath-laying ceremony were his first comments in public since returning to the United States from his nine-day trip overseas.
With officers surrounding him, Ruiz reportedly kept firing. Officers with Miami-Dade, Doral and Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Witnesses say someone in a auto opened fire hitting at least three vehicles traveling on the Palmetto.
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will fulfill the promises of this administration to dramatically reform NAFTA to focus on jobs that will help hardworking Americans ". Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland described NAFTA's record as "one of economic growth and job creation" across the continent.
The Canes were hoping a strong showing in the ACC Tournament would help their chances, but a loss to North Carolina in the semifinals left things up in the air. All games in the Lubbock regional will be available on ESPN3. While 15 of the regional sites are scheduled to be played Friday through Monday, June 2-5, competition at the Stanford Regional will begin Thursday, June 1 and will conclude either Sunday or Monday, June 4 or 5.
Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of slain U.S. President John F. Kennedy . The youngest man ever elected president of the United States, at age 43, Kennedy famously told Americans in his inauguration speech, "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country".
The star centers and no-name defense of the Pittsburgh Penguins . They find a way. They'll be better, they vowed, and they'll have to make good on that against the resilient Predators. The Penguins had all of three days to get ready for the Finals following a draining slog through the Eastern Conference that included a pair of Game 7 victories, the second a double-overtime thriller against Ottawa on Thursday.
Bush and his national security adviser, Brent Scowcroft, hailed Brzezinski as "a great American. a good man and a good friend". The national security adviser came under scrutiny for his handling of the Iran hostage crisis and other issues involving the Soviet Union during the Carter administration.
Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre (29) hits a single in his first at bat against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas , Monday , May 29, 2017. Gallo was batting seventh against the Rays and playing first base for Mike Napoli , who had some tightness in his back. He also had a double and scored on Robinson Chirinos' single in the fourth.