The orders would make it easier to fire poor performers, sharply curtail the time federal employees can be paid for union work and direct agencies to negotiate tougher union contracts. The largest federal employee union said the orders “strip federal employees of their decades-old right to representation at the worksite.”
President Trump said he had allowed ZTE Corp. to remain open despite fierce bipartisan opposition from lawmakers who have warned that the embattled Chinese telecommunications giant should be severely punished for breaking U.S. law.
The worst-case scenario of sliding into open armed conflict in the two theaters at once would strain the military to a degree few Americans could fathom, experts say.
Mohamed Salah was saluted by Liverpool fans as he exited the club’s Premier League finale this month. (Action Images/Reuters)
Mohamed Salah was saluted by Liverpool fans as he exited the club’s Premier League finale this month. (Action Images/Reuters)
Mohamed Salah kicks the ball during a Liverpool team training session at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. (AFP/Getty Images)
Mohamed Salah kicks the ball during a Liverpool team training session at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. (AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates with the Golden Boot after a match. (Action Images/ Reuters)
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates with the Golden Boot after a match. (Action Images/ Reuters)
The Egyptian soccer star will enter Saturday’s Champions League final and next month’s World Cup as the subject of adoration by his recently adopted English city. “He’s like the beacon of hope, to most of Egyptians, Muslims, Arabs, because everyone wants to be like Salah in his field.” said one student from Cairo who is studying in Liverpool.
Results from two exit polls suggested nearly 70 percent voted in favor of rolling back the Eighth Amendment to the Irish constitution, one of the strictest abortion laws in the developed world.
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The announcement came moments before “die-in” protests organized by 18-year-old gun-control activist David Hogg began at several Publix supermarkets.
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