Washington state Governor Jay Inslee repeated threats made past year when Sessions' interest in a policy change was widely reported. Federal law still prohibits marijuana even as some states move to legalize it. He also was accused of telling late assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Figures that he thought the KKK was "OK until I found out they smoked pot ". "Of course, we haven't seen what it is yet, so we'll wait and see".
Chinese officials dispatched several maritime police vessels, two rescue boats, and three professional cleaning ships to the area. The tanker's 32 crew members including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshi sailors were missing in the incident.
Freezing rain, sleet and snow are smothering parts of the Southeast states on Wednesday while deep freeze blew across SC with some areas seeing five to six inches of snow. The agency that runs New York City-area airports says all flights have been suspended temporarily at JFK and LaGuardia airports due to wind and whiteout conditions.
The accused, identified as Devkumar Mitti, allegedly made several calls to the landline number of the ace cricketer, a resident of suburban Bandra, in December past year, a police official said. Maity is unemployed and a college dropout. It is a shame how such incidents of harassment are becoming so common in India and how these perverts feel so empowered to breach the privacy of even celebrities or their family members.
President Donald Trump has shut down the controversial White House commission he created to investigate voter fraud, but he has handed the inquiry off the Department of Homeland Security, the New York Times and Washington Post report.
Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air power, have intensified military operations in Eastern Ghouta in recent months in an attempt to expel opposition fighters there. In a separate development, the Russian defence ministry denied a report in the newspaper Kommersant that seven Russian military planes had been destroyed by rebel shelling on Sunday of the Hmeimim airbase, near Latakia.
Ambulance Victoria state health commander Paul Holman described the conditions "like a blast furnace". People in Sydney flocked to the beaches and tennis players were forced off court as the area recorded its hottest day for 79 years. In Penrith , west of Sydney , residents sweltered as the town bore the brunt of the heat on Sunday. About 50 fires have been reported around the state.
In August, Chinese General Fang Fenghui, a former chief of the Joint Staff Department under the Central Military Commission, held high-level talks with Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. The United States' decision to suspend its military aid to Pakistan doesn't really seem to have rattled the Asian nation, as Islamabad is busy strengthening its ties with China.
Prima facie, Naidu has found that what Rahul said about Jaitley in the tweet involves a question of privilege as it "imputed motives to the intent, character and conduct of the LoH (leader of the House) by the way the spelling of Jaitley has been twisted".
Shah was accompanied by Union tourism minister KJ Alphons, who is also the party in-charge for the assembly election, BJP minister from Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP national spokesperson Nalin Kohli, BJP state president Shibun Lyngdoh and other party leaders.
China has tightened restrictions on trade with North Korea under United Nations nuclear sanctions , imposing a cap on oil supplies to the North and banning imports of its steel and other goods. There, they will discuss ongoing military tensions as well as the North's offer to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, starting February 7.
A 60-year-old man reportedly picked up an object from the floor outside the station and it blew up in his hand. The Aftonbladet newspaper reported that the object was a hand grenade , though this remains unconfirmed. The incident occurred at Varby Gard station on the Stockholm metro's T13 line. On Sunday morning, police searched the area around the station, which was cordoned off as a bomb squad was called in to carry out an investigation.
Venezuela has angrily dismissed the move with its Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, saying the country would never submit to what he called the imperialist and war-mongering forces of the U.S. "We demand respect for the people of Venezuela and its institutions", he said. Former Governor of Bolivar State Francisco Jose Rangel Gomez and Fabio Enrique Zavarse Pabon, commander of the Capital Integral Defense Operational Zone of the National Armed Forces, have also been added to the sanctions list.
According to AL.com, that morning after 8 a.m., the Lookout Mountain Fire Department responded to calls about a fire on Lake Mary Louise Road in Gadsden, Alabama. Neighbors told AL.com that several of them noticed a young man walking around the house at about the time of the fire. January 2. According to reports, Johnson and her family lost their home and all of their belongings and have been living in a hotel.
Michael Wolff's book " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" was an instant bestseller on Friday, its release pulled forward after published excerpts this week set off a political firestorm, threats by Trump lawyers of legal action and an effort to halt publication.
The lawsuit argues that a paragraph in Rosenstein's order appointing Mueller, which allows him to pursue new matters he comes across during his investigation, is too broad to be permitted under the law that governs US special counsels. Mr. Manafort is challenging Mr. Mueller at the same time that some Republicans are accusing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director of putting together a biased prosecution team dotted with lawyers who contributed campaign money to Democrats, ...
The tanker Sanchi departed Iran's Assaluyeh port on December 16 for Daesan in South Korea carrying about 1 million barrels of natural gas condensate, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg. In an article, Xinhua , the Chinese state-run news agency, said China had sent eight search and rescue vessels while Shanghai's fire department sent experts to advise on combating the fire.
The ministry declared that aiding and abetting any of the mentioned blacklisted organisations, financially or otherwise would also be considered a crime, said a report in daily the Pakistan Today . The turn of the New Year didn't bode well for Hafiz Saeed as Pakistan's financial regulatory body had banned JuD from collecting donations. In January previous year, the Pakistan government had launched a crackdown against JuD, placing Saeed under house arrest.
Ivanka did not attend the 30-minute sitdown between the Russians and three top Trump campaign advisers - his namesake son, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and campaign manager Paul Manafort. Three people familiar with the matter confirmed to the Associated Press that McGahn spoke with Sessions just before he announced his recusal, to urge him not to do so.
The state has hiked the student allowance by 10 per cent for a year and will bear the cost of VAT for citizens, availing private health and education services, according to the SPA report, which added that the government will also pay the VAT - not exceeding 850,000 riyals - for the purchase of first home by Saudi citizens.
Looking at their career head-to-head, Thiem is undefeated against Monfils. France's Gilles Simon felled giant South African Kevin Anderson in the Maharashtra Open final in Pune Saturday to claim his first title in almost three years. With nearly every seed gone, it may provide an opportunity for one of the game's young stars to emerge, such as Rublev or the man he will play in the quarter-finals, Borna Coric, the world number 48.
Twitter released a statement Friday after a number of Twitter users said the January 2 tweet threatening nuclear war violated Twitter's revised Terms of Service , launching a campaign to stomp out violent threats on their platform, often by shutting down offending accounts.
Space agency Nasa said he died on Friday night following complications from pneumonia. After hearing the president's bold proposal to land a man on the Moon and return him safely to Earth, Young knew what he had to do. He then went on to serve in the Navy. Young then went on to stand on the moon, drive 16 miles in a lunar rover and spent three nights on the lunar surface.
The News reported on Saturday that Imran has entered into a secret marriage with a woman he used to visit for spiritual guidance on January 1. "Somewhat pathetic too!" tweeted Shireen Mazari . "I will not say anything on this matter". The 65-year-old's first marriage with Jemima Khan ended in divorce after nine years on June 22, 2004. He also conducted the wedding of Khan to former BBC weather lady Reham Khan in January 2015.
It said the USA was also weighing slashing a total of $180 million in UNRWA aid altogether - about half its annual contribution. UNRWA supports much of the population in the Gaza Strip and a cut to its budget could ramp up tensions with Israel, a main conduit for aid into the territory.