Carson also claimed he was "as surprised as anyone to find out that a $31,000 dining set had been ordered". HUD's absurd spending spree comes as the White House unveiled troubling plans to decimate the department's budget, cutting it by $8.8 billion, or 18.3 percent, while slashing rental assistance and more .
The heads of three organizations allege Morneau presupposed the outcome of the study on national pharmacare by saying he supports an eventual strategy that would preserve existing drug-insurance systems in Canada, rather than tossing them all aside for a new national plan.
So the government should be empowered to take away one's firearms at the drop of a hat then sort it out in court later, he said . "I think they should have taken them away, whether they had the right or not", Trump said. Among those at the White House were Sens. "The White House has to send a proposal to Congress ". The group gave Trump kudos for "great TV", but not much else .
I honestly don't believe we need more gun control. Media captionTrump: 'How is it possible my son is watching this?' What does Trump want? After listening to his Vice President Mike Pence discuss due process and the conversation that the President had with governors earlier this week, Trump suggested: "Or, Mike, take the firearms first and then go to court".
Whiteout conditions closed almost 100 miles (160 kilometers) of U.S. Interstate 80 for several hours west of the Nevada-California line and chains or snow tires were required Thursday night on all major highways over the mountain passes. The cold front is expected to bring snow to the foothill areas of the Sierra as low as 3,500 feet (1,066 meters) before it moves south, it said. A #Blizzard Warning has been issued for the #Sierra from Thurs AM to Fri AM.
Capitol, and it is an honor rightfully bestowed". Some 30 family members will accompany Graham's casket to Washington , where he befriended presidents of both parties and counseled others over seven decades. Graham's funeral takes place Friday at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., and Trump is scheduled to attend. All were here to say goodbye to "America's pastor", who died February 21 at 99.
Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Southern California, one the largest megachurches in America, has praised Billy Graham's inclusive ministry and said that it has inspired him to preach before various groups of people, despite controversy.
During the summer of 2016, the 42-year-old Nasyrova allegedly laced a piece of cheesecake with phenazepam - a powerful Russian-made tranquilizer - before bringing it to her dear friend. Investigators say Nasyrova fled Russian Federation after the murder to Sheepshead Bay, where she was arrested in March. The two women look alike, both with dark hair and the same skin complexion, according to the indictment.
Gaspar added that the killings "likely have something to do with his investigative activities", but did not elaborate further. "If it is proven that the death of the investigative reporter was connected with his journalistic work, it would be an unprecedented attack on freedom of speech and democracy in Slovakia ", Prime Minister Robert Fico said.
Based on an intelligence report, the personnel of Greyhounds went 35-km into neighbouring Chhattisgarh area and launched an operation on the Maoist camp, they said. The search operation was underway and more details were awaited, Garg said. The identity of the killed Naxals was not immediately known, but security agencies believe some top Naxal leaders could be among those killed, officials said.Image used for representational goal.
The company said in a statement Wednesday that it made a decision to review its firearm sales policy "in light of recent events". Walmart doesn't sell bump stocks , high-capacity magazines and handguns - except in Alaska - and already banned sales of AR-15s back in 2015.
We admire your vision and leadership to bring peace and prosperity in your neighbourhood. "We need to check the misinformation groups spread about this", said Abdullah. The event, organised at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan for the two leaders on the theme "Islamic Heritage: promoting understanding and moderation", was attended by hundreds of Islamic scholars, and clerics, with leaders of every school of Islamic faith and all eight schools of Islamic Jurisprudence present.
Is that a message to his boss or just the standard workplace joke made by everyone who works in a high-pressure environment. "Based on Federal Bureau of Investigation testimony, White House chief of Staff John Kelly nearly certainly knew about credible allegations of domestic abuse against Rob Porter at least 6 months ago - then recently forced others to lie about that timeline", Mr Scaramucci tweeted on February 13.
Grieving fans of Sridevi were seen lining up at the venue since morning, to pay their respects to the departed star. Her body was handed over to the bereaved family on Tuesday as no foul play was apparently suspected by the investigators.
The U.S. Senate approved the Taiwan Travel Act Wednesday by unanimous consent, following a similar move by the House of Representatives in January. The bill says it should be USA policy to allow officials at all levels to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts and permit high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the United States.
Gone is a widespread agreement among diplomats, scholars and businesspeople that China is gradually converging with the United States and, therefore, that Americans should work to manage any flare-ups between the two countries. In that capacity, it is expected Navarro will help guide President Trump on his trade policy toward Beijing . The global economic slowdown in 2008 hit China particularly hard, and the country began recognizing its need to shift from a growth-driven economy to a more ...
Manchester United and Chelsea are ready to battle-it-out over the signing of Robert Lewandowski after the striker decided he wants to leave Bayern Munich, according to Sky Sports News . Lewandowski has always been linked with a move to Real Madrid , and whilst the Spanish giants are still keen - others are now circling with Chelsea leading the chase from these shores.
In the northern town of Barsana, women wield wooden sticks to beat up men singing risque songs in a version called "Lathmar", or stick-wielding Holi . In Manipur, Holi is celebrated as Yaosang, which goes on for nearly a week. It is known as Shigmo in Goa. The festival is celebrated in two forms - Dhakto Shigmo and Vhadlo Shigmo, said a Free Press Journal report.
On Jan. 20, Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" to clear YPG militants from Afrin in northwestern Syria, as Ankara considers the YPG as the Syrian affiliates of the PKK, a terrorist organization listed by Turkey, the US and EU. "It could be extended, but why go on if there are no results", he said. But analysts and monitors say Turkey so far has taken control of limited clumps of territory around the border without yet approaching near Afrin town.
The lone surprise here comes with the New Female category only including four contenders - Lindsay Ell's The Project fared well with critics upon its release last year, and her "Criminal" single has found a spark at radio - but likely not soon enough to help her chances this year.
A 2012 ComScore study found 35% of consumers in the United States reported showrooming, while a year later a survey by the same group reported that 73% of consumers it polled said they had indulged in the practice. Administrators typically take on employment contracts of the company after 14 days, so the company will need to find a buyer within this time. "Staff have been paid their February wages and will continue to be paid for future work while the company is in administration", he said.
Microsoft handed over certain account information but did not comply with the request for emails on grounds that since the email data was located on foreign servers - in this case, at a datacenter in Ireland - it was outside U.S. With congressional action unclear, the stakes are high for U.S. v. Microsoft, such that more than 30 amicus briefs have been filed by the European Union, Congress members, the U.S.
No. 9 Colorado pulled off a mild upset with a 66-56 victory over No. 8 Utah in the opening round of the conference tournament on Thursday at KeyArena. "At least two wins this weekend would put us in a good spot", McWilliams said. The other projected No. 1 seeds - undefeated CT and Mississippi State and one-loss Baylor - should be a lock to remain in the top spots.
Sources said that while two soldiers were injured in Mankote area of Poonch district, a civilian was injured in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district. Persons familiar with the developments, speaking under condition of anonymity, said army troops were being deployed to Jammu and Kashmir "as more reinforcements are urgently required at the moment".
Donald Trump is honest about passing stronger gun safety laws, and willing to oppose the National Rifle Association on certain positions, a senior White House official told Quartz today. Some Democrats aren't getting behind the bill, saying that it does not do enough; Sen. Even if Trump continues to back the objectives stated Wednesday, they would still have to make it through Congress.