The Washington Post first reported that Trump had asked military officials to plan the parade, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later confirmed it in a statement. "If Trump really wanted to honor the men and women serving, how about pushing for full voting representation for the almost 10,000 DC residents in active military duty and thousands more veterans, rather than a throwing a parade just to feed his own ego", D.C.
North Korea is under tightening UN Security Council sanctions for its banned nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. Last Wednesday he published an op-ed in The Post laying out his objections. Like many, we are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of a preemptive military strike on North Korea and the risks of miscalculation and retaliation.
The latest slide in the stock market is merely a "big mistake", according to President Trump . White House officials had released only a terse statement after the market's decline earlier this week. As of Wednesday morning, the Dow was on the rise, building on a big rebound the day before that followed a treacherous stretch of stock market plunges.
India claimed 42 places, up from 33 previous year, with 12 new entrants. The rankings are structured as global performance tables that judge research-intensive universities across all their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and worldwide outlook.
Bangladesh made two changes in their squad from the first Test , bringing in Razzak and Sabbir for Sunzamul Islam and Mosaddek Hossain. Get live cricket score and updates of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka , 2nd Test, day 1 in Dhaka here. Akila Dananjaya is making his debut in the Test for the visitors in place for Lakshan Sandakan and Danushka Gunathilaka has been brought in for Lahiru Kumara.
BARNABY Joyce cleaned out his media squad after the 2016 election, except for one staffer who had been seconded from the NSW Nationals. Barnaby Joyce's estranged wife Natalie has hired a public relations company after news broke of his affair with former staffer Vikki Campion .
Harrison held key positions at Sony and Microsoft before joining Google. You might even be playing it on a new Made by Google game console, too. The subscription game service could work on Google's Chromecast and possibly with the rumored console.
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria conducted air and artillery strikes against pro-regime forces in Syria on Wednesday, killing over 100 pro-regime fighters, the coalition said in a statement. A rare United States airstrike in Syria has killed approximately 100 pro-government troops. They used artillery and aircraft. The official said it appeared the pro-government forces were trying to reassert government control of areas that the SDF troops had seized from the Islamic State past ...
The areas worst affected in the quake are located close to the eastern city of Hualien - the Hualien and Yilan districts - although tremors were felt throughout the island and had forced people out of their homes. As of 2.30pm today, BBC reported that over 140 people are presently unaccounted for in one damaged building. More than a hundred rescue workers were around the building, including military personnel and volunteers who were distributing food and hot drinks.
The bill would also provide a short-term measure to keep the government operating until March 23, as current funding runs out at the end of the day on Thursday. The deal follows a House vote yesterday that passed a separate spending bill. Many Democratic Senators want to challenge Trump, but many others will not put themselves on the record voting for an amnesty that can not become law - but which will be hung around their necks in their next election campaign.
At stake for Merkel is whether she leads a stable coalition into her fourth term or risks a fragile minority government or new elections . Reports suggested the SPD would run the finance ministry in a major concession by its conservative partners.
Prince Harry and Meghan will also Wednesday at St. George's Chapel , which is located on the grounds of Windsor Castle. Samantha Grant , who now prefers to be called Samantha Markle, explained how Meghan's lavish lifestyle is infuriating to her, especially as their father is said to have barely any money in his own pockets.
Anyone who can help authorities find Moore is asked to call the police, Crime Stoppers at 215-STOP, or the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, at 334-353-1224. Montgomery Police arrested Jerrell Washington, 42, with one count each of possession and dissemination of child pornography, the department said Monday, and he is being held under $100,000 bond.
Ultimately Waymo is framing the case around Kalanick as the instigator, and that he initiated a plot with Levandowski to steal Waymo trade secrets and shield Levandowski from any consequences, including the offer to indemnify Levandowski and other executives from any claims of intellectual property theft.
FILE PHOTO: Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democratic member on the House Intelligence Committee, arrives to watch U.S. President Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. The memo is about the surveillance of Carter Page, which began after he left the Trump campaign. They did it unanimously, which is more than the Democrats did for the GOP memo when they all voted against releasing it.
Trump has repeatedly threatened to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement unless the pact linking Canada, Mexico and the United States can be changed to terms more favorable to Washington. Imports from Mexico also hit a new record high. In 2017, imports of beverages and food (137.8 billion), capital goods (640.6 billion), accessories and auto parts (359 billion) and consumer goods (602,2 billion) have all reached record levels, notes the Commerce Department .
Two sources close to Bannon tell ABC News that the committee has still not determined the proper scope of questioning with the White House, and that the White House has said its position "has not changed on declining to authorize Bannon to answer questions" about his time working for Trump, according to one of the sources.
Nassar has been accused of sexually abusing 265 women throughout his career. The FBI, USA Gymnastics , Michigan State University and the U.S. Olympics Committee are among those under public scrutiny. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this . Last Friday Randall Margraves, whose three daughters were abused by Nassar, lunged at the medic in the Eaton County Courtroom and branded him a "demon bastard".
Authorities rushed to the scene after the girl's mother called 911 and took the child to Akron Children's Hospital , where she died, KRON 4 reports. She died after paramedics took her to Akron Children's Hospital. Some neighbors said they often saw the children outside and had to bring them back to their home. A United States woman told the 911 operator she had no idea how long her 2-year-old daughter had been outside in the freezing cold.
The Maldivian government must immediately release judges and opposition politicians it has arbitrarily detained through emergency powers, Amnesty International said today. On Tuesday, independent news site Maldives Independent said its website was "under attack" and believe it was "designed to coincide with the state of emergency ".
He has stayed silent in the face of market gyrations over the past week. When asked whether the Trump administration would take responsibility for the recent market downturn, Mnuchin said "we'll still claim credit that it's up more than 30% since the election".
A total of 116 people were evacuated from Martial Hotel in Hualien City, a 11-story building whose first-to-third floors were crushed, firefighters said. Compilation footage posted to Twitter by the China Global Television Network shows a building tilting on its side over a line of cars parked along the street.
From 1943-1944, Ukrainian nationalists killed up to 100,000 Poles in Volyn and eastern Galicia, areas then in Poland but now in Ukraine. "I am honoured", Naftali Bennett said in a statement . Many of Poland's conservative lawmakers and commentators are now accusing Israelis and American Jews of using the issue as a pretext for getting money from Poland for prewar Jewish property seized in the communist era.
Western contractors told AP that troops had already started to draw down and an AP reporter at Al-Asad, a large airfield in Anbar province, saw activities associated which confirmed their accounts, but Iraqi officials said the withdrawal had not yet started.
Born in Australia, the 46-year-old was recently granted Ecuadoran citizenship in a bid by the country's president to end the embassy standoff. Assange fled to the Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden to face an allegation of rape, which he denies.
The warm, above-freezing temperatures will fill the valleys first, so low-lying areas will see the changeover to rain earlier than the higher elevations. Monday is expected to be drier, but just as cold , with a high of 34 degrees with sunny and breezy skies. With cold northwest winds between 10-15 miles per hour during the day, highs will only reach the upper teens and low 20s.
An online course - Beyond the Ballot: Women's Rights and Suffrage from 1866 to Today - has been launched by Royal Holloway, University of London , in partnership with the Houses of Parliament. Women serve as England's chief fire officer and chief medical officer. Britain's Suffragettes adopted militant tactics in their fight for the vote, including the use of violence.
If the Bucks' second-round pick falls between No. 48-60, as it now does, it will go to Phoenix in 2018 as part of a previous deal for Eric Bledsoe and the Nets will get the Bucks' second-round pick in 2020. But in his final appearance for the team, Zeller played just seven minutes in Brooklyn's win over Philadelphia on January 31. He is averaging 4.7 points, 3.5 rebounds on 17.9 minutes per game.
President Donald Trump promoted "a tidal wave of good news" on the economy Monday as USA stocks plummeted in the second day of a sell-off. The GOP senator's appearance Monday with Trump was a rare if not unprecedented occurrence since Trump launched his campaign.
The United Nations is investigating reports that chemical weapons were used in rebel-held areas of Syria , as Russian Federation blocked a Security Council statement condemning gas attacks in the war-ravaged country. Erdogan blasted the US for its military presence in Manbij with fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara sees as a terror group affiliated with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has been ...
KTN News was back on its free-to-air channel. Rights activist Njonjo Mue said Monday the peaceful demonstration with about 100 protesters was to express outrage against the government's "blatant violation of the constitution". Odinga's fake inauguration last week was attended by tens of thousands of opposition supporters in the capital, Nairobi. A charge sheet seen by Capital FM News outlines three charges-among them binding Odinga to commit treason, being a member of the outlawed National ...
Replacement fly-half Anthony Belleau converted Thomas' try - and then missed a testing penalty shot at goal that could have secured France the victory. It came in the 83rd minute. It's important at some point to exert scoreboard pressure but it's also how you are in the game right from the opening exchanges.
They include Kelly Brook, Jodie Marsh, Emma Noble, Melinda Messenger and Nell McAndrew. With F1 ending the long-running practice a debate now rages on about whether or not grid girls have any place elsewhere in today's motorsport world. No grid girls, no cheerleaders, female singers being told what to wear on stage, no models in magazines? I'm respected, paid well & proud to represent the team I'm working for.
The lawyer representing Khap Panchayats in the apex court told the bench that they are against such killings and condemn them. "What we are concerned is that if an adult girl or boy gets into marriage, no khap , no individual or no society can question them", the bench had said.
The ministry said the archaeological mission behind the discovery began excavation work last October. The enclosure, which is made of mud brick, is decorated with paintings of Hetpet observing different hunting and fishing scenes. A museum is now under construction in Giza and will feature many precious artefacts, including some belonging to the legendary king Tutankhamun. Archeologists were able to say the tomb was from the Fifth Dynasty because it presented the architectural tomb style ...
A U.S. Supreme Court justice cleared the way for a more Democratic-friendly congressional voting map in Pennsylvania for this year's election to replace one tilted toward the GOP. Gore decision, which the Court at the time said would in fact set no precedents. "By leaving that decision alone, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the fundamental right of Pennsylvanians to fair representation - something they have been denied since this gerrymandered map was put in place".
Two policemen were injured in the attack out of whom one succumbed to the attack and the injured cop died shortly after. The area was cordoned off and search operation was on to trace the attackers. He was arrested from South Kashmir, the hotbed of militancy, in 2014 and was lodged in Srinagar's Rainawari jail. The ultras opened fire on the police party accompanying Jhutt, alias Abu Hanzala, outside the busy hospital in Kaka Sarai area, police said.
Asked if the two TDP ministers in the Union Cabinet were ready to resign if the state's demands were not met, Chowdary said, "As and when it is required, our CM and party president will take appropriate decision". The latest attack by Shiv Sena on the government comes after four Army personnel, including a Captain, were killed and four persons got injured after Pakistani troops opened "unprovoked and indiscriminate" firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and ...
According to an official Vatican communiqué, two leaders discussed relations between the Catholic Church and Turkey, the migrant crisis and the status of Jerusalem . It is through the exchange of gifts that the Pope delivers messages to world leaders, and along with the medallion Francis also gave the president a copy of his encyclical "Laudato si'" and his message for this year's World Day of Peace.
Mr Abbasi underscored the need to involve the Pakistani and Kashmir diaspora to further highlight the Kashmir issue and the "gross human rights violations" allegedly committed by the Indian forces. Every child in the IHK was a freedom lover and their desires should be reciprocated with unity, he added. "I fail to understand as to why Islamabad is ignoring the sacrifices of Kashmiri people".