by | April 13, 2018 | 01:13

McCarthy sits above Scalise on the leadership ladder but fell short during a previous bid in 2015 to become speaker. There are a number of other party jobs in play - and the prospect of being in a minority party is not diminishing interest in moving up party ranks.

by | April 13, 2018 | 00:47

Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida in September as a Category 4 storm. A confident statement since the storm name has been retired forever. We began naming tropical storms and hurricanes in the early 1950s. Each year, the World Meteorological Organization's Region IV Hurricane Committee is tasked with reviewing tropical systems and will strike names from ever being used if they're so costly or deadly .

by | April 13, 2018 | 00:23

The announcement that Mr. Boehner and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld will advise Acreage, a private company, should act as a positive catalyst for the overall sector. In 2011, during his first term as Speaker, Boehner wrote that he was against the "legalization of marijuana" and "concerned that legalization will result in increased abuse of all varieties of drugs", NORML reports .

by | April 13, 2018 | 00:03

After six hours of ruckus, police could file the charge-sheets. The Gujjar-Bakherwal community's sense of isolation, as the dead eight-year-old is sought to be defined by her ethnic and religious identity, is especially heightened given the backdrop of drives to evict them from what they say are their traditional camping sites in forests.

by | April 12, 2018 | 22:46

The worldwide Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) has said it will go to Douma "shortly", but it is unclear when it would arrive and how much evidence of any chemical attack might remain. Meanwhile, Trump has softened his rhetoric against Russian Federation and Syria , seeming to indicate in a tweet Thursday morning that an attack on Assad's regime was not imminent.

by | April 12, 2018 | 22:14

Kelly added that he "intended to quit", Comey writes, and "said he didn't want to work for dishonorable people". The website ,, targets Comey's credibility and includes quotes from senior Democratic party leaders maligning his character during the 2016 presidential election.

by | April 12, 2018 | 22:11

He then discussed the "prospect of the (North Korean)-U.S. dialogue and set forth the strategic and tactical issues" to be maintained by the party, KCNA said. Leader Kim Jong-un has attended six out of the eight Supreme People's Assembly sessions that were held since he came to power but was absent this time.

by | April 12, 2018 | 22:04

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe helped create the new TPP-11 group of countries after Trump sensationally withdrew from the trade agreement past year. Xi pledged a "new phase of opening up" Tuesday in a keynote address to the Boao Forum for Asia. The move would be a reversal of Trump's recent protectionist trade rhetoric .

by | April 12, 2018 | 21:55

President Donald Trump and Macron . "The team is preparing to deploy to Syria shortly", the organization said Tuesday. Macron added that he was in daily contact with US President Donald Trump and that "we will have decisions to take in due course, when we judge it to be the most useful and the most effective".

by | April 12, 2018 | 21:46

Dylan Howard, editor-in-chief of the Enquirer , denied the company was "catching and killing" stories to protect Trump, saying the story was not published because the claims could not be proven. "I think they [AMI] lost their money". Trump has denied having an affair with McDougal. As with American Media Inc .'s $150,000 payment to former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal shortly before the election, the payment was made ostensibly for the rights to the man's story.

by | April 12, 2018 | 21:45

He was in court on Wednesday for a hearing to determine whether the public defender's office representing him should be dismissed if he can afford a private attorney. A chemistry teacher at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School , where 17 people were shot and killed, has bonded out of jail following his arrest on a gun charge.

by | April 12, 2018 | 21:16

In that case, the BJP may move the Supreme Court against the division bench order. The SEC decision came late on Monday, nearly half-a-day after the rejected a BJP petition to intervene in the nomination process but directed the SEC to ensure "disposal of any such grievance" according to law so that candidates were not deprived of their "chance to contest the elections".

by | April 12, 2018 | 21:14

Yay!" In the video the soldier can also be heard celebrating the shot calling the video a "legendary clip", while insulting the fallen Palestinian and calling him "son of a whore". Israeli politicians too have reacted strongly, either condemning the shooting or defending it. "When he stops, you take him down", the soldier says.

by | April 12, 2018 | 19:19

The vehicle is the same kind that the Thottapilly family - 42-year-old Sandeep, 38-year-old Soumya, 12-year-old Siddhant and 9-year-old Saachi - were driving on a road trip from Portland, Oregon, back to their home in the southern California city of Valencia, with a planned stop to see relatives in San Jose , The Mercury News reported.

by | April 12, 2018 | 19:12

The study results were released Thursday as the world marks Yom HaShoah , Holocaust Remembrance Day, and thus the anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. The Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked in Israel with solemnity, decades after the liberation of Nazi extermination camps built by Germany during World War II to terminate millions of Jews and others who were considered by the Nazis as sub-humans.

by | April 12, 2018 | 19:00

The report comes as Afghans prepare to bury Ali Dost Shams, the district governor killed in an overnight attack by Taliban fighters in central Ghazni province. The fall of Khawaja Omari to the Taleban extends their territory closer to the provincial capital, also called Ghazni, a city of 150,000 people 150km South-west of the Afghan capital, Kabul .

by | April 12, 2018 | 18:20

Asked in a TV interview whether France would join strikes on Syria, he said, "We will need to take decisions in due course, when we judge it to be most useful and effective", according to Agence France Presse . "From today, units of the Russian armed forces' military police are working in the town of Douma". There was also no indication that Syrian government forces had entered Douma on Thursday, the Associated Press reported.

by | April 12, 2018 | 17:52

Tonight into Thursday expect mostly clear to partly cloudy skies with lows in the 60s across the map. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Today will start out chilly at 7 a.m. Rain and snow showers are likely Monday. A few spotty showers are expected Tuesday evening however with the light winds, conditions will remain mostly dry along Central Montana.

by | April 12, 2018 | 17:45

When asked if he will play Champions League football next season, Iniesta said: " It's a possibility [that this is my last game in the competition], but it's not the day to send messages, we are all hurt ". We had hopes of winning the Champions League and they've been dashed. Philippe Coutinho also arrived to help fill Neymar's absence, but he was ineligible to play in the Champions League because he had already played for Liverpool earlier in the tournament.

by | April 12, 2018 | 17:37

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the testing was carried out by "four independent, highly reputable laboratories around the world", all of which "returned the same conclusive results". Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said there was no doubt Russian Federation was responsible for the attempted murder of Sergei and Yulia Skripals. More than a month after the pair were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital and her father Sergei is ...

by | April 12, 2018 | 16:54

Samina Sindhu, a famed local performer, was murdered yesterday in the city's Kanga locality when a wedding guest opened fire on her during the event over her refusal to accept his specific dance request. Her husband has revealed that the singer was 6 months pregnant when she was killed mercilessly. Police have registered a case and have arrested at least two people including the prime accused.

by | April 12, 2018 | 16:53

The politician, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about secret military movements, said the atmosphere and USA statements hint at a possible strike, "but there are no indications on the ground so far".

by | April 12, 2018 | 15:52

But the only real candidate was considered current president Ilham Aliyev . "Voters have made the right choice, and this choice is Ilham Aliyev ", said Ali Akhmedov, the party's senior official. After constitutional changes in 2016, the presidential term is now seven years (formerly five) and the president has the power to call for snap elections provided they be held not less than 60 days from the day of the order.

by | April 12, 2018 | 15:42

Moreover, full participation in the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) should be maintained until the end of 2020 "with at least equivalence thereafter" in order to help the UK's efforts to decarbonise, the CBI said . A Government spokesman said: "We want the broadest and deepest possible partnership - covering more sectors and co-operating more fully than any Free Trade Agreement anywhere in the world today".

by | April 12, 2018 | 15:41

It soon became a worldwide trend on social media, making the visit a big political embarrassment for Modi. Black flags and balloons and activists in black shirts and pants greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he paid a whirlwind visit to Chennai with helicopter as the chosen mode of transport in the wake of statewide agitation demanding constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

by | April 12, 2018 | 15:19

The state had only two executions in the last 18 years, and since 2000, 90 percent of the death penalty cases in Louisiana have been reversed. Secondly, last year, it deleted the death penalty provisions from its military justice law, then the remaining legislation with that provision.

by | April 12, 2018 | 15:16

The woman's legal guardian became anxious when he didn't return and called Haynes' cellphone, but he didn't answer, court records said. They said she was wearing only underwear with her face and hands covered in duct tape, her wrists duct taped to the bottom part of the bedpost and her ankles bound together with cable ties.

by | April 12, 2018 | 14:19

When questioned about his reason for leaving the stage, Mr Tytler clarified that nobody had asked him to leave the stage. Demanding expulsion of senior Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday urged it not to indulge in political drama by projecting to distance itself from the two leaders and otherwise supporting them.

by | April 12, 2018 | 13:49

Following a 2013 Fleetwood Mac reunion EP made without Christine McVie , McVie rejoined the band in 2014 for a tour with the group. More than 40 years after releasing their eleventh studio album Rumors , Fleetwood Mac are back on the charts, thanks to a viral meme using their hit song " Dreams ".

by | April 12, 2018 | 13:13

The boy was born in December in a hospital in Guangzhou, China. Chinese media noted that there was no precedent for the legal battle. The baby's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos.

by | April 12, 2018 | 13:00

Regime backer Iran has said that "with the Syrian army having the upper hand on the ground against the armed terrorists, it would not be rational for it to use chemical weapons". Earlier this week, Western powers accused the forces of Bashar Assad of a deadly chemical attack in the town of Douma, the last pocket of rebel resistance in the area, a claim that Russian Federation has denied at the UN.

by | April 12, 2018 | 12:48

Only minutes after Deri's threat, Donncha tweeted that he had arrived in Ramallah and confirmed with Haaretz that he had entered via Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport. He also traveled to the region to "express solidarity with the people of Palestine who are suffering violence from Israeli forces, as witnessed in Gaza most recently with the shooting down of protesters".

by | April 12, 2018 | 12:39

This matchup is as even as it gets, but in reality, it shouldn't be. Leafs head coach Mike Babcock says the first-round series with Boston won't be "easy". "But we'll see what happens this year with a couple more really good teams being beat out in the second round". The Devils don't have much to counter with, as they only have Hall who tallied 93 points in the regular season and nearly nothing else other than him.

by | April 12, 2018 | 12:36

Salah had been an injury doubt after limping off in the first leg, but Liverpool were unable to spring the Egyptian free in the first 45 minutes as City peppered the visitors' box with crosses without finding the final touch. Teenager Trent Alexander-Arnold, who was nine the last time Liverpool reached the last four of the Champions League in 2008, insists no one in the semis scares them.

by | April 12, 2018 | 12:34

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, said prior to Trump's tweet that if there was a US missile attack, Russian air defenses would shoot them down. Trump can fire Mr. Mueller himself. The White House said on Wednesday that no "final decision" has been made and all options were still on the table concerning Washington's response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.