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Esteri McConnell: Democratic 'blue slips' won't block Trump judges
Author: 0 McConnell: Democratic 'blue slips' won't block Trump judges

But McConnell, in a quote from the Weekly Standard interview provided by spokesman Don Stewart, said he wants to change that tradition: "My view is that in this majority the blue slip for circuit judges are simply a notification of how you're going to vote, not a blackball".

Esteri Nanded Municipal Corporation poll results: Counting underway
Author: 0 Nanded Municipal Corporation poll results: Counting underway

In 2012, the Congress had enjoyed the majority by winning 41 seats. At Nanded, the Congress has won at least 12 seats so far while the BJP has won just one seat. The Congress, with 41 members, controls the outgoing civic body. However, the party seems to have lost its grip in Nanded, from where it started. Counting of votes in this ward will be done twice - through EVMs as well as VVPAT machines, the election commission officials said.

Esteri Manhattan DA's office defends handling of Weinstein grope allegation
Author: 0 Manhattan DA's office defends handling of Weinstein grope allegation

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has taken thousands of dollars in donations over the years from David Boies, a top lawyer in NY whose clients have included Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election. "At the end of the day, we operate in the courtroom of the law, not the courtroom of public opinion", Vance said. Theo Chino, an activist and member of the New York State Democratic Committee, said that he has been pushing for Vance to resign for the past two years.

Esteri Egypt unites Palestinian groups Hamas, Fatah
Author: 0 Egypt unites Palestinian groups Hamas, Fatah

Palestinian media outlets have said that the two factions would hold a news conference later Thursday in Cairo to announce the details of the agreement. Hamas announced last month that it was handing over administrative control of the Gaza Strip to a unity government headed by Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.

Esteri Spain PM issues deadline to Catalan separatists
Author: 0 Spain PM issues deadline to Catalan separatists

The Spanish government regarded the vote as illegal and attempted to prevent it with a violent police crackdown. The deadline sets the clock ticking on Spain's most serious political emergency since its return to democracy four decades ago.

Esteri 'White Widow' Sally-Anne Jones believed to be killed
Author: 0 'White Widow' Sally-Anne Jones believed to be killed

It was claimed in July that Jones wanted to return from Syria to the United Kingdom but was being blocked from doing so by her 12-year-old son Jo-Jo who had been "brainwashed". A British woman who was a key recruiting figure for Isis and who became a notorious hate figure in her home country has reportedly been killed by a missile strike by American forces on the Iraq/Syria border.

Esteri Kenyan opposition candidate approved for poll after challenger withdraws
Author: 0 Kenyan opposition candidate approved for poll after challenger withdraws

IEBC gazetted the two candidates based on the 2013 election petition judgement, which said that the repeat poll will be between the petitioner and the president-elect. Mr Kenyatta, who called the Supreme Court judges "crooks" after their ruling, has said he does not want changes to the election commission. "It's the use of the word "suppose" that has made the High Court this morning to conclude that the Supreme Court was only setting its own hypothetical question and giving its own opinion ...

Esteri Trump again blasts Iran nuke deal as certification decision looms
Author: 0 Trump again blasts Iran nuke deal as certification decision looms

The state-run IRNA news agency reported that the country's top diplomat, Mohammad Javad Zarif, briefed lawmakers during a closed session of parliament on Trump's anticipated refusal to certify Iran's nuclear deal with world powers. Former Obama administration officials who played central roles in brokering the Iran nuclear agreement briefed congressional Democrats later Wednesday on the merits of the global accord.

Esteri SC votes to keep De Lima in jail
Author: 0 SC votes to keep De Lima in jail

An ABS-CBN News source earlier said the High Court en banc dismissed De Lima's petition in a 9-6 vote, upholding the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court's jurisdiction over her drug case. Solicitor General Jose Calida said the decision "further negates the erroneous perception that the government's war on drugs is waged only against the unlettered and the underprivileged".

Esteri Thailand to ban smoking at 20 popular beaches
Author: 0 Thailand to ban smoking at 20 popular beaches

The head of the department, Jatuporn Buruspat, said that up to 138,000 cigarette butts had been collected by the environmental group over a 2.5 km stretch of Patong beach in Phuket. When exposed to water, toxic chemicals such as cadmium, lead, arsenic and insecticide derivatives are released, that are toxic to the food chain. Now the patrols are about to migrate to the beaches a happy hunting ground for fine ticketing wielding police.

Esteri Carnival plc 4.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Berenberg
Author: 0 Carnival plc 4.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Berenberg

Carnival Corporation had 57 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc boosted their price target on Carnival Corporation from $75.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock a "positive" rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th.

Esteri Ramesh Ponnuru: Trump's Obamacare cure is worse than the disease
Author: 0 Ramesh Ponnuru: Trump's Obamacare cure is worse than the disease

But the new Obamacare website was not working well, and people with canceled plans were having trouble buying new ones. Consequently, the Obama executive orders can not be accepted as the law of the land. However, it is possible that these association plans would not be subject to Obamacare rules, like protections for pre-existing conditions and required coverage of minimum essential health benefits.

Esteri Trump says 'we'll see' on NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Trump says 'we'll see' on NAFTA talks

But the USA president also said it's too early to give up on the negotiations, which resumed Wednesday in Alexandria, Va., with negotiators from Canada , the US and Mexico. Mexico's cattle industry, which exports almost US$9 billion worth of product a year to the United States, took a similar stand Tuesday. The negotiations were extended on Wednesday by two days to October 17.

Esteri Syria terrorists 'operate near U.S. forces,' Russian military wants explanations
Author: 0 Syria terrorists 'operate near U.S. forces,' Russian military wants explanations

According to Konashenkov, the Islamic State is recapturing the neighborhoods of Raqqa, which the U.S. called the key priority in the fight against this terror group, that they left earlier. Russian Federation accused the United States today of "imitating" the fight against the Islamic State and decreasing the intensity of the airstrikes against the jihadists in Iraq, facilitating their stream into Syria.

Esteri Five dead, 27 missing in Kisii building collapse
Author: 0 Five dead, 27 missing in Kisii building collapse

According to Julius Tinega, the director of the Disaster Management team in Kisii, many were pulled out of the building and rushed to hospital where they are recuperating. Earlier this year, a seven-story building in the same area collapsed killing nine people . At least two women said their husbands had already reported to work at the site and they are yet to know if they have been rescued.

Esteri Trump expected to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary
Author: 0 Trump expected to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary

Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., the ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security , said in a statement he was pleased the president had made a decision on filling the post "after letting the critical national security position remain vacant as the nation faced multiple major hurricanes and a domestic terrorism attack".

Esteri Dem Rep. Al Green introduces articles of impeachment against Trump, forcing vote
Author: 0 Dem Rep. Al Green introduces articles of impeachment against Trump, forcing vote

Green pointed out that the Tweeter-in-Chief has made statements both in person and on the social media platform that have "incited bigotry" against various minorities, including African Americans (the NFL national anthem controversy), Puerto Ricans (the president chided them on how Hurricane Maria is going to screw up the country's budget, among other things), transgender people (because Trump has said he doesn't want them in the military).

Author: 0 South Korea claims North hacked nuclear attack response plans

The hackers broke into the computer networks of South Korea's defense ministry a year ago and pilfered classified military documents that detailed military operations in case war broke out on the Korean peninsula , South Korea's state news agency Yonhap reported .

Esteri IN couple finds hidden camera disguised as smoke detector in Airbnb
Author: 0 IN couple finds hidden camera disguised as smoke detector in Airbnb

Then they realized it was actually a camera disguised as a smoke detector and was pointing right at their bed. It all started when Derek Starnes has noticed a small hole in the smoke detector in his room. Authorities say the video files date all the way back to 2008 and now they are asking the public to help identify the victims who stayed in the condo.

Esteri Alleged rape victim's attacker gets joint custody of child
Author: 0 Alleged rape victim's attacker gets joint custody of child

The maximum sentence for that offense was five years in prison, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections , but Kiessling said he was sentenced to six-and-a-half months in jail before he was released. A month after that discovery was made, Mirasolo was arrested, Kiessling said. He threatened to kill them if they told anyone what happened'. If she disobeys this ruling, prosecutors could hold her in contempt of court.

Esteri Cops help Russian begging in Kanchi temple
Author: 0 Cops help Russian begging in Kanchi temple

The tourist told police that as a last resort he sought alms since he was left with no money. The local cops said they gave him some cash and put him on a suburban train so that he could reach the Russian consulate in Chennai . After that, what he did was unexpected. Short of cash and utterly dissappointed, Evangelin had no option but to sit outside the temple and beg for alms using his cap.