Hatch's move likely clears the way for Mitt Romney , the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, to run for the seat. In doing so, he made room for a potential Senate bid by former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Romney is reportedly popular in the state and has also told associates there's a good chance he'll run if Hatch steps down, which could be a detriment for Trump due to their once-contentious history.
That's because Republican David Yancey skipped the drawing, while Democratic challenger Shelley Simonds and many of her supporters absorbed it in stunned silence. But the Yancey campaign challenged a ballot that had gone uncounted and a three-judge panel awarded it to him, drawing the candidates even at 11,608 votes.
A 30 mph speed sign is posted two miles before the curve on the engineer's side of the track, according to the NTSB. Eight individuals in highway vehicles were also injured. At 7:33 a.m., safety officials say the train was traveling 78 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour as it neared a curve on a decline. The 55-year-old engineer had been working for Amtrak since May 2004 and had been promoted to engineer in August 2013.
According to the Shin Bet, Mahamara was recruited to the gang by a cousin, Bachar Mahamara, also a resident of Chevron, who had lived for a number of years in South Africa. "They [the Iranians] are trying in different ways to harm the State of Israel and I'm happy that the Shin Bet and security services are successful in thwarting [their attempts]", Netanyahu said.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $61.40 a barrel by 1140 GMT. It expects US crude oil production to average an all-time high of 10.0 million bpd this year, which would beat the current record set in 1970. Brent crude futures hit US$67, highest since May 2015 on Tuesday following fears of a supply glut. "The continued Iranian protests have triggered off a "what if" reaction in an already extremely skittish oil market", said Sukrit Vijayakar, director at energy ...
Households in the Normandy region were the worst hit by storm Eleanor , Enedis, a unit of state-controlled EDF said, while the area around Paris and northeastern Picardie and Champagne-Ardenne were also among those affected. About 225 000 homes across France were without electricity, while "particularly intense" flooding was expected on the Atlantic coasts. The Eiffel Tower , which had to turn away tourists in the morning because of the gusts, reopened at 3.30 pm (10.30pm Wednesday ...
Ukraine has previously rejected requests from the authorities in Tbilisi to extradite Saakashvili to Georgia. "The "decision" by a Georgian court... In 2014, Georgian prosecution pressed criminal charges against Saakashvili in absentia, accusing the former leader of the republic of involvement in a number of criminal cases, including in the 2006 murder of Sandro Girgvliani, who worked in the United Georgian Bank.
Woods returned to competition at the unofficial Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, Nov. 30-Dec. "I'm very excited to be back at Riviera", Woods said in a statement. After that event Woods was vague when asked about his plans for 2018, saying only that he would set his playing schedule around building up toward the golf's four major tournaments.
It alerts the driver of the approaching signal on the track in the fog . The dense fog resulted in pollutants getting trapped in the air. Some 17 flights to and from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport and over 100 trains have been affected due to dense fog that has enveloped the city since the early hours of the day, officials said.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani said what is happening on the Internet about Iran is a "proxy war" against the country. "I wish the Iranian people success in their noble quest for freedom", he said in the latest video. Hundreds have been arrested, social media apps have been blocked and pro-government rallies have quickly followed.
Roy Cooper says he'll keep fighting efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to expand oil and gas exploration off the Atlantic coast, saying such drilling "represents a critical threat" to the state's coastal economy. California in particular has been sensitive about offshore oil drilling since 100,000 barrels of oil spilled off the coast of Santa Barbara in 1969, an environmental disaster that killed thousands of birds and fish and helped launch the modern environmental movement.
According to a United Nations report in February, supply of diphtheria antitoxin serum has been limited for many years and the shortage is expected to continue through 2017. Bangladesh has been negotiating with Myanmar to set up a protocol for the voluntary return of the Rohingya, but it remains unclear if they will return, given concerns for their safety.
Israeli forces have conducted several airstrikes in the Gaza Strip since December, resulting in the death of four Palestinian fighters. The United Nations' human rights chief said he was "truly shocked" by Abu Thurayeh's death and demanded an "independent and impartial investigation".
It added that there was "minor damage" to the private property of a Saudi citizen due to missile parts that dispersed once the missile was intercepted but that there were no deaths. Military analysts at IHS Jane's have written that the Houthis' emerging use of ballistic missiles offers some support for American, Saudi and Israeli allegations that Iran is aiding the rebels with parts or technology, but add that it would be hard for Iran to ship whole missiles to Yemen.
North Korea agreed on Friday to hold official talks with the South next week, the first in more than two years, hours after the United States and South Korea delayed a military exercise amid a standoff over the North's nuclear and missile programmes.
In the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", written by author Michael Wolff, Bannon, according to the excerpts released by some media outlets in the last few days, is seen to be highly critical of Trump and the first family and says that Trump was interested in winning the presidential election.
Xi reiterated the goal of China's PLA to become a "world class" military force by 2050. Xi started delivering the speech at 10am wearing a military uniform. Goetzmann and Michele Wucker's The Grey Rhino , and numerous titles on Chinese history and military strategy. He also called for military training and fighting competitions for the general public.
Kennedy Airport in New York City, said Charles Pannunzio of Los Angeles World Airports. Krista Kealey, a spokesperson for the airport, said it can take some time for airlines to cope with severe inclement weather. Aviation officials are urging passengers to contact their airline to confirm the status of their flight before going to the airport. The director of the airport, Tony Caruso, says he is hopeful about flights for tomorrow.
Temperatures fell below 40 degrees in South Florida, an abnormal low for the Sunshine State. Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino walked out Thursday morning to temperatures in the 40s and an iguana on its back. The worst part? Like the "stunned" in "cold-stunned" implies, nearly none of them are actually dead. So far no ones has reported a cold stunned iguana to FWC.
UIDAI , the body that runs Aadhaar, denied that the breach allowed access to millions of Aadhaar cardholders' details+, saying the search facility is available for the objective of grievance redressal and only to designated personnel and state government officials.
Seven of the 15 carriages of the Shosholoza Meyl train, which was traveling from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, caught fire and several were derailed after the train collided with a truck whose driver allegedly tried to cross the tracks at a wrong time, according to officials at the scene.
Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran's United Nations ambassador, said in a letter that the US government "has stepped up its acts of intervention in a grotesque way in Iran's internal affairs under the pretext of providing support for sporadic protests, which in several instances were hijacked by infiltrators".
While it could complicate efforts to ramp up marijuana prosecutions in those states, it's far from a panacea for marijuana dispensaries and users. It's unclear now how the Justice Department's move will impact recreational and medical marijuana markets around the country.
Rouhani thanked President Erdoğan in return, expressing hope that the protests will end in a couple of days. The nearly week-long unrest in Iran which began with protests in Mashhad over the economy and unemployment, has spiralled into what it thought to be the biggest challenge to the Islamic regime since the 2009 mass demonstrations, and has so far claimed at least 21 lives, Tehran officials said.
Their nationalities were not immediately clear. More recently, in 2016, 22 Chinese tourists sustained minor injuries when the hot air balloon they were flying in crash-landed. A fact-finding committee later found that the accident was probably caused by a gas leak near the burner, sparking a blaze that spread throughout the balloon.