The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them, as she has done since 2003, when the new Congress convenes in January. Rep. Marcia Fudge , a longtime House Democrat from Cleveland, said she is considering challenging Pelosi.
Ocasio-Cortez has an activist leftist base of support, some 1.2 million followers on Twitter alone. "There's lots of blue districts in this country where communities want to support a new generation of diverse, working-class leaders who fight tirelessly for their voters and build a movement around big solutions to our country's biggest problems".
The longtime premier made the appearance as he came under pressure over a controversial ceasefire deal last week that ended the worst escalation between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza since a 2014 war. "I am pleased the efforts bore fruit", Netanyahu said at the opening of the Likud faction meeting. Israel's government appears to have survived a possible collapse after a key partner withdrew a threat to leave the coalition and force snap elections.
One of them is Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen, whose departure is now considered inevitable. Emergency services stepped up their efforts on Monday to find remains of victims of California's deadliest ever wildfire as almost 1,000 people remained unaccounted for, but rain expected this week could make that search harder and raise the risk of risky mudslides.
A suspected gunman has been shot dead after opening fire at a Chicago hospital, police say . Multiple victims were reported, but it was not immediately clear how many people had been shot. "I don't even have words to say how I was feeling", White said. Officers were doing a "methodical search" of the hospital, a spokesman said. 'I am scared as hell.
Days later, it emerged that a sound consistent with an explosion had been detected in the ocean near the sub's last known location by the United States and an global nuclear weapons monitor. Some spoke of the hope they felt that their loved ones would still be found alive. The same company struck a similar deal with the Malaysian government to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 earlier this year - but came up empty in its search.
Reacting to the White House letter, CNN lambasted the Trump administration for continuing "to violate the First and 5th Amendments". Trump was vague on the nature of the new code of conduct, and it's unclear whether it would pertain only to behavior at press briefings or whether it would apply to a journalist's outside behavior too.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said there were differences between several nations including China and the US. International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde (3rd L) sits next to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) during a session at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Port Moresby on November 18, 2018.
Forests cover more than 70 per cent of Finland's 338,000 square kilometres. Surprisingly, he managed to condense them into three minutes, although he did leave out a few "foot in mouth" moments. "And they don't have any problem". Asked by reporters if what he'd witnessed had changed his fatuous, obstinate climate change denial, he said, "No, no, I have very strong opinions on that".
The port of Hodeidah functions as a lifeline for humanitarian aid to over 14 million Yemenis, acting as an entry point for 80 percent of Yemen's food and supplies. "That port has got to [be] protected at all costs", said Beasley, adding that "we are prepared, if necessary, if all parties desire, for the United Nations to take over the operational capacity of the port".
May has had a hard few days since she unveiled her draft divorce deal with the European Union , with several ministers within her government leaving - and some seeking to oust her by submitting no confidence letters. "It's crossed my mind, but what is of paramount importance is that we concentrate on how terrible Theresa May's deal is and we make sure we defeat that in the House of Commons".
India's Supreme Court ruled in September that all females, including those of menstruating age, could enter the shrine perched in a tiger reserve in the southern state of Kerala . Hindus carrying customary offerings on their heads wait to worship at the famous Sabarimala temple . The Travancore Devaswom Board had failed to bring to the notice of the government the police intervention to deny the rights of the pilgrims , they said .
He appealed to people of Punjab to maintain 'to maintain peace in wake of Amritsar bomb blast.' He said , "I urge them not to panic and to remain calm". While politicians and leaders reacted to Sunday's attack, AAP leader in Punjab HS Phoolka caused a stir with his statement accusing Army Chief Bipin Rawat of being "behind the attack".
Under the proposal , fewer allegations would be considered sexual harassment and schools would be responsible only for investigating incidents that are part of campus programs and activities and that were properly reported . The proposal will enter a 60-day public notice and comment period before being officially enacted. Suzanne Taylor said in a statement issued Friday she will counter Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' proposed changes to Title IX procedures in higher education.
The Chinese regime has responded with import tariffs on USA goods. The US vice president's latest comments follow a major speech in October in which he flagged a tougher approach by Washington toward Beijing, accusing China of "malign" efforts to undermine US President Donald Trump and reckless military actions in the South China Sea.
Other honorees were: late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia; longtime Republican Senator Orrin Hatch; and NFL Hall of Famers quarterback Roger Staubach and defensive tackle Alan Page , who went on to serve as a state supreme court justice in Minnesota.
He later approved a federal disaster declaration. "If you insult people, then you go visit them, how do you think you're going to be accepted?" Maggie Crowder of Magalia, a hard-hit area, told the Associated Press she did not feel the president should come considering the "insults" he said about the state.
The kingdom has faced intensifying worldwide pressure to be transparent about the death of Khashoggi , a columnist for The Washington Post who was a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . A theory the Central Intelligence Agency has developed is Mohammed believed Khashoggi was a risky Islamist who was too sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood, according to people familiar with the assessment.
Likewise, he called the funding transferred last week to Gaza by Qatar - agreed to by Egypt, the United Nations, the United States and Israel - "purely $15 million of terror funding", warning that the oversight mechanism that is supposed to be place to ensure the money is used for civil service salaries, "is a sham".
A judicial investigation by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) into Meas Muth was concluded in January past year, after he was charged. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were top leaders in a regime that forced residents out of the cities into the countryside, where they laboured under brutal conditions in giant agricultural co-operatives and work projects.
Such a small difference would not affect most people, but for industries that rely on very exact measurements, this difference would require constant adjustment to maintain accuracy. Apart from Kilogram , the units for ampere , the kelvin and the mole have also been changed. Using combinations of these constants and the equations of quantum mechanics , scientists created revised SI units for measuring mass, electric current, temperature and the mole that are at least one million times ...
The Camp fire is considered the most deadly and destructive wildfire in the state of California. The sheriff on Saturday emphasized that authorities were largely relying on the public's cooperation to determine who on the list of missing persons is alive.
By law, any election result within 0.25 per cent would automatically trigger a manual recount. On Saturday, he said that process was drawing to a close. Republican Rick Scott leads in that race. "Obviously we are now closing out the hand recount phase in two of the statewide races". The South Florida Sun-Sentinel posted video where Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said that 2,040 ballots had been "misfiled".
In a statement, Kemp said, "Moments ago, Stacey Abrams conceded the race and officially ended her campaign for governor". She also ordered the county to delay certification of its election results until those ballots have been counted.
More than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims fled the Buddhist majority's western Rakhine state in a military crackdown from August past year. "Returns at this time can not be safe or dignified and would constitute a violation of Bangladesh's obligations under worldwide law".