The original resolution was brought by Dwight McKissic , an African American pastor in Texas. The new resolution also recognized the Southern Baptist Convention's previous progressive actions regarding race relations. Pressure built on Southern Baptists to make some statement against the movement. "I'm grateful to God that now we are starting to send more and more missionaries back on the field, not pulling them off the field, but our [International Mission Board] is putting more ...
US President Donald Trump , who claimed that the probe into his alleged obstruction of justice was "fake news", turns to Twitter to deflect charges and attack former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, her husband and the Democratic party.
Addressing allegations that he had unreported meetings with Russian officials while he advised the Trump campaign, Sessions said he had already acknowledged two meetings previous year with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. One senator said the committee would look into the law about this issue. Martin Heinrich (D-NM). But Democrats got nowhere with their protests, as they tried to pin down Sessions on whether he was invoking executive privilege (he was not), or what legal reasoning he ...
Una sparatoria è avvenuta oggi nel campo di baseball di Alexandria dove si stava svolgendo l'allenamento della squadra del Congresso dei repubblicani . L'assalitore sarebbe un uomo bianco di mezza età che sarebbe stato arrestato o, addirittura, ucciso, ma per ora sono solo indiscrezioni. Hodgkinson era in giro per lavoro, aveva avvisato a casa che sarebbe rientrato presto, gli mancavano sua moglie e i suoi cani: aveva una ditta di ispezioni domestiche, la sua licenza per arma ...
In questi ultimi due seggi Cerruti avrebbe recuperato rispettivamente tre preferenze per seggio. Il M5S ha chiesto un controllo dei verbali relativi a una serie di seggi, i cui risultati sono arrivati molte ore dopo gli altri per una serie di anomalie, e la verifica ha ribaltato il dato: a giocarsi il ballottaggio del prossimo 25 giugno con il candidato del centrodestra Maurizio Rasero , che ha sfiorato l'elezione al primo turno e che parte comunque da un significativo al 47,7 %, ...
They described people trapped in the burning tower, in north Kensington, screaming for help and yelling for their children to be saved. She said: "Over 200 firefighters and officers are attending this incident, with 40 fire engines and a range of other specialist vehicles, including 14 fire rescue units in attendance".
Sinn Féin leaders will warn Theresa May on Thursday that her planned deal with the Democratic Unionist Party could jeopardise the Northern Ireland peace process. MPs, including more than 80 parliamentarians making their debuts after being elected last week, gathered in the House of Commons Tuesday to choose their chairperson, or Speaker, for the coming new parliament.
He said one of his legislative correspondents was shot. Scalise was standing in the in the infield and fell where he stood. The shooter was identified as James T. In recent years, after high-profile mass shootings occurred, such as the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT in 2012 which claimed 28 lives, including 20 children, Democrats tried but failed each time to reform the country's flawed gun laws.
President Donald Trump has been telling anyone who will listen that Obamacare is failing - dead, even - as congressional Republicans have struggled in fits and starts to repeal and replace the health care law. Next year areas of Washington state, OH and Missouri face having no participating carrier, unless other insurers step in. Meanwhile, individual insurance markets in Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Iowa, Nebraska and other states have either collapsed or on the verge of ...
The Rohrabacher-Farr amendment to the Justice Department budget bars the use of federal funds to prevent states "from implementing their own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana".
Some residents said no alarm had sounded. "I lost two family members in there, an elderly lady and children, they are all Muslims", she said. "It had completely spread within half an hour". "I got up and looked out of my window and saw the seventh floor smoking", he said. "A lot more people would have [died]", she said. The Fire Brigade issued a similar notice for another KCTMO-managed building, Hazelwood Tower.
He said crews have rescued 65 people from the building, and that firefighters have searched most of the tower and reached the top floor. Fire services said they received the first call at 00.54 am on Wednesday (23.54 GMT Tuesday) and were on scene at the Grenfell Tower public housing complex within six minutes.
The system, which runs games at 60fps (frames per second), is "the most powerful console ever made", Phil Spencer, head of Xbox , told the BBC . Microsoft showed off dozens of games at E3, ranging from the super-slick racing simulator Forza Motorsport 7 to the rollicking, social pirate game Sea of Thieves to Anthem , an astonishing-looking sci-fi action game developed by BioWare in Edmonton, creators of the award-winning Mass Effect franchise.
The stability and stronger mandate May was hoping for going into Brexit negotiations have, given the election results, increased Brexit uncertainty. Despite the majority of assembly members being in favor of same-sex marriage, the DUP has been successful in blocking same-sex marriage multiple times .
The Post reported that five sources had said the possible obstruction-of-justice investigation of the NY tycoon began days shortly after Mr Trump fired Mr Comey last month. It comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence. He said he wrote that Trump told him "I hope you can let this go", referring to the Flynn probe.
So when Hodgkinson, who would die later in custody, started shooting , the police started shooting back. The suspect was said to be armed with a rifle and a handgun. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected", Trump said in a statement.
Speaking after the outcome became clear, May acknowledged that the result was a disappointment. A weakened May has chosen to forge ahead and cling to power by trying to cobble together a minority government with the tacit support of the ten members of Parliament of the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May called for the early elections in mid-April to get a "stronger hand" in Brexit negotiations with the European Union but instead cost her party the overall majority in Parliament. "What we have not seen over recent days is any concrete or firm shift in the expectations that we've got regarding timescale", he said. Mrs May has a busy schedule on Tuesday, hosting a cabinet meeting and talks with the DUP leader before travelling to Paris to meet French President ...
Welch said there are concerns that the 28 percent total tax rate on retail marijuana sales contained in the draft House legislation is excessive and will result in a continuing black market for marijuana after regulated retail sales begin next year.
Mrs Foster arrived in Downing Street with Nigel Dodds at lunchtime for negotiations with the Prime Minister but they decamped to Parliament to allow Mrs May and the DUP's deputy leader to speak in the Commons. "The UK government is offering whatever support we can, working alongside the Irish government, as appropriate, honouring our respective commitments in the Belfast Agreement to serve the interests of the whole community in Northern Ireland", he said.
On her front porch just across the street from the field in a trendy, family-friendly neighbourhood, Reba Winstead heard a dozen shots . "Dude, you've got a hole in your calf", Brooks responded, before cinching a tourniquet above the wound.
The group has raised concerns about testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. "The cause of the fire will be fully investigated and we will keep people informed", it said. Officials did not have any information to give her. Describing the carnage and desperation of people trapped in their flats, he added: "One of my colleagues was hit by someone who jumped out of a window".
The office of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise confirms that he has been shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery. A congressional staffer was also injured. "There must have been 50 to 100 shots fired", he told CNN . Brooks said the shooter appeared to be a white male but added that "I saw him for a second or two".
I have also spoken with Chief Matthew Verderosa - he's doing a fantastic job - of the Capitol Police to express our sympathies for his wounded officers and to express my admiration for their courage. Donnelly says he's glad congressional leaders have chose to play the game as scheduled. Jeff Flake said Mika was the most seriously injured. He later died after being shot by Capitol Police.
He hit Steve Scalise ", Barton said , "Scalise's security detail and the Capitol Hill police immediately returned fire, and Alexandria Police also immediately came and began to return fire. Joining him, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said: "We are not one caucus or the other in this House today, but we speak for each other in saying that we send our thoughts and prayers to our colleague Steve Scalise ".
James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, was fatally wounded by return fire from law enforcement at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, authorities said in a joint statement issued by the FBI, Alexandria Police Department, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks , an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". He said he spoke to both officers after the shooting and conveyed lawmakers' gratitude.
Sessions was believable when he said that he didn't meet with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington and, if he did, it was in passing in a crowded room. Republicans were mostly non-combative, if not friendly to Sessions Tuesday, maybe none more so than Sen. The attorney general said he couldn't confirm or deny private talks he had with Trump regarding the firing of Comey.
The ill woman desperately wanted to see her dog - and Hennick, a veterinary technician, according to her Twitter bio, wanted to make it happen. Her tweet has been shared over 129,000 times and over 540,000 people favorited the tweet. Hennick says she just happened to have a blanket in her vehicle, so she wrapped up the Chihuahua Pomeranian-mix named Patsy and carried her inside.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks watched by her husband Philip in 10 Downing street, London , as she addresses the press Friday, June 9, 2017 following an audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace w. I can not imagine a situation in which the DUP will have any influence on the Conservative Party or the Government's policies on equality. "And I don't feel like the current prime minister or, indeed, the Tory party, has any idea about what to do with Brexit at ...
It said the Portugal forward "took advantage of a business structure created in 2010 to hide from fiscal authorities income generated in Spain from image rights". Ronaldo had previously said he was not anxious about tax investigations as he had nothing to hide. The statement said the Portuguese became a Spanish tax resident in January 2010 and, in November 2011, opted to follow the Spanish tax regime that applies to foreigners working in the country.
Hodgkinson, who frequently ranted against Republicans and President Donald Trump on social media , was shot at the scene and later died. DeSantis told The Daytona Beach News-Journal a man approached the auto and asked if those practicing were Republicans or Democrats.
Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. The news comes one day after Rosenstein affirmed his support for the special counsel, despite recent reports that Trump was weighing Mueller's dismissal .
Hodgkinson reportedly died of injuries resulting from a shootout with Capitol Police . "Rep. Scalise was critically injured and remains in critical condition", according to the hospital's post on Twitter at around 2 p.m. Davis, a Republican from IL, credited U.S. Capitol Police officers on the scene of Wednesday's shooting outside Washington D.C. He said had they not been there, it "would have been a massacre".
A presidential spokeswoman responded with a qualified endorsement Tuesday: "While the president has the right to (fire Robert Mueller ), he has no intention to do so", Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in response to a reporter's question. Trump reportedly became aware of the longtime relationship between Mueller and Comey after being alerted to reports on Breitbart News and other conservative media outlets.
At least 12 people died on Wednesday when Grenfell Tower became engulfed in flames in a fire described by London's Fire Commissioner as "completely unprecedented". "I saw people jumping out of their windows", Khadejah Miller, who was evacuated from her home nearby, told AFP. The fire brigade could only help downstairs.