Barrett Duke , president of the 2017 Resolutions Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention , discussed the statements considered by his committee and by Southern Baptists at their annual meeting on June 13, 2017. McKissic's proposal represents divisions among Southern Baptists, not least over Moore. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, is an outspoken opponent of the president.
Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers and other critics say Comey's clams that Trump leaned on him to somehow drop the Russian Federation investigation could amount to an obstruction of justice. Trump asked, though he went on to say such a request wouldn't have been inappropriate. On Friday he said he was "committing the United States to Article 5".
However, George Osborne, a former finance minister who is now editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper and a vocal critic of May, said she appeared a "dead woman walking". Though Foster supported Brexit, she also might demand that May pursue a cushioned exit from the European Union, given her party's wish that a soft border remain between Northern Ireland and Ireland, an European Union member.
Reporters immediately called him out on the figure the second time around, with one asking, "Did you mean to say 93 million?" Rep. Steve Scalise was shot June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia, a House colleague told CNN, in what sources are calling an apparent "deliberate attack".
Attorney General Jeff Sessions angrily denied on Tuesday ever colluding with Russian operatives in their campaign to meddle in the 2016 election. Sessions said he agreed with a letter drafted by his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, that Comey should be replaced.
More than 180 people have died in Kabul since the beginning of June in a series of bombings. Almost 90 others were wounded when three explosions rocked a cemetery where Salim Ezadyar, the son of a senior Afghan parliamentarian, was about to be buried.
The unprecedented development will make Sharif the first incumbent to appear before such a panel, let alone one probing allegations of financial irregularities or fraud against almost his entire family, going back three generations, Dawn newspaper reported.
May's Conservatives unexpectedly lost their majority in parliament in last Thursday's snap general election , causing political chaos ahead of the Brexit talks with the European Union which are set to start next week. David Cameron has become the third living former Tory leader to put pressure on Theresa May to change her Brexit stance. Also on the cabinet's agenda were the talks to secure an alliance where the DUP backs the Conservatives on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather ...
Jeremy Corbyn , the Labour Party leader has the vote of several British artists, which is not surprising. May's gamble that she could capitalise on Britons' desire to quit the European Union and perceived weakness in the opposition Labour Party backfired on Thursday as voters stripped her of her parliamentary majority.
In March, Apple added a new 9.7-inch iPad , iPhone 7 , and a bunch of other new Apple Watch bands and iPhone cases. The £79 Apple Pencil also benefits from an increase in frame rate, as Wired says drawing and note-taking "feel more immediate".
Demonstrations were being held or planned in more than 200 cities and towns to protest what Navalny says is a system of corruption and cronyism that President Vladimir Putin presides over. The wife of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says that he has been arrested outside his Moscow home on his way to the main demonstration in the capital.
On Monday, a friend of Trump's , Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , claimed that Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel" - an action that would ultimately have to be made by Rosenstein. we don't want people talking publicly about open investigations", he said. Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator".
At least 12 people were killed when six attackers mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb attacks on Iran's Parliament building and the tomb of the republic's revolutionary founder, in one of the most audacious assaults to hit Tehran in decades.
He even wrote "pity granted, just a warning" on the cautionary notice. In response to the endearing note, the officer simply printed out a warning saying: "Pity Granted, Just A Warning". The driver left a note because they made a decision to walk home instead of getting behind the wheel intoxicated. While it is recommended that if you plan on drinking, you leave your auto at home and find other transportation, Officer Hellrood appreciated the sense of humor and the decision to stay safe.
Tamara, one witness, told the BBC: "There's people, like, throwing their kids out: 'Just save my children, just save my children!'" Tiago Etienne, 17, said he spotted about three children between four and eight years old being dropped from an apartment around the 15th floor.
In a statement , the family said: "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime". The State Department announced Warmbier's release earlier Tuesday but gave no details on his condition.
The boy, 14, was struck by gunfire about 3:45 p.m. Monday while he and his brother were attempting to kill a snake found in a ditch along County Road 2342 in mid section of Liberty County. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is treating this as an accident and they don't expect to file charges. "There should definitely be training on how do you properly use these weapons".
Pakistan Army provoked India again on Wednesday after violating ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir's Balakot and Poonch sectors. One civilian has died and seven others have been injured in the ceasefire violations over the last few weeks.
They were instead alerted about the blaze by fellow residents, some of them were Muslims who were awake early in the morning because of Ramadan and were among first to notice the fire, The Independent reported. It was fire up, up, up. "They couldn't stop the fire". The disaster occurred 10 days after a terror attack at London's Borough Market. Some initially feared it was terrorism-related, although authorities have not suggested that terrorism was involved.
Grossman, the first Israeli writer to win the prize, is now expected to enjoy a spike in global sales for " A Horse Walks Into a Bar". She also translated Grossman's 2008 novel To the End of the Land (Vintage), in which he addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Hospital officials said Scalise was in critical condition following surgery for his gunshot to the hip. President Donald Trump said that he and Vice President Mike Pence "are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely".
The New York Democrat added that the Senate would also consult with special counsel Robert Mueller , who has taken the lead on a wide-ranging investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Here are key moments. "If there aren't tapes [Trump] should let that be known", Schumer told CBS . In recent days, the two men [Comey and Trump] have offered differing accounts of whether Mr.
Ahead of the hearing there had been suggestions that Sessions might have had a third, unreported, encounter with Kislyak in April 2016, at Washington's Mayflower Hotel , where candidate Trump was giving his first major foreign policy speech.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't answer a number of questions from senators during his testimony on Tuesday - but he didn't invoke executive privilege to avoid doing so. It was not clear whether those inquiring senators - mostly Democrats and some Republicans - expected a different answer to the same question.
Sessions said he learned members of those subcommittees planned to ask him questions about the investigation into Russian election meddling, and decided the Senate Intelligence Committee was a more appropriate venue to field those questions.
May held talks Friday with Arlene Foster, leader of the DUP, ahead of making the short auto journey to Buckingham Palace to outline her plan to Queen Elizabeth. May called the snap election confident of increasing her Conservative Party's majority to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks, only to lose her majority in Thursday's election.
She added: "My daughter's friend said she observed an adult who made some sort of homemade parachute and tried to lower himself out of the window". Companies, individuals and charities have sprung into action to offer help to anyone affected by the Grenfell Tower fire , with crowdfunding pages raising more than £500,000 in fewer than 24 hours.
Constitution. A statement released to the press on Monday says the attorneys general will make the announcement at a news conference planned for noon in Washington . The lawsuit states that Trump's failure to divest himself from his personal businesses violates the constitution and poses a serious threat to United States democracy.
Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. Senator Bob Corker said he is grateful for the response by Capitol Police. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) told Wisconsin's WTMJ that he believed the shooting "could have been much worse" if Scalise had not been there, due to the security detail that protects him.
He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. The shooter, who was shot by Capitol police and later died, has been identified as 66-year-old home inspector James T Hodgkinson from IL.
Yet, there are others they will want to remember. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot at a congressional baseball practice, congressional officials say. House of Representatives. He adds, "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". Scalise played baseball in high school, the New York Times reported , and is a "fixture" at congressional baseball practices.
They declined to look at the plaintiffs' claim that the travel ban violated the Establishment Clause. If the travel ban is to be salvaged, the Supreme Court would have to move quickly. The 9th Circuit, however, did not completely ignore the president's statements. "It provides a very attractive way to leave the injunction in place without setting broader doctrinal rules about which they may have pause", Vladeck said.
Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic-law hoist American flags as they take part in a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in NY. People hold up signs during a counter-protest to an anti-Shariah law rally origanized by ACT for America on June 10, 2017 at City Hall in NY.
A witness outside the Alexandria, Virginia ballpark where five people were shot Wednesday captured dramatic video of the attack on his cell phone. Duncan says he was preparing to leave the baseball practice when the man approached him and asked: "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today?" "At this point, there's no additional threat".
It should be pointed out that Nvidia published the clip in partnership with Bungie and Activision , promoting the GTX 1080 graphics card. The PC beta is also later than consoles, coming some time in August. "NVIDIA's developer resources, advanced gaming technologies and breadth of its GeForce PC platform make them an invaluable partner", said Pete Parsons, CEO of Bungie .