White House physician Ronny L. Jackson has grown frustrated with the nomination process and has told colleagues he may remove his name from consideration, according to two White House officials with knowledge of his deliberations. His indecision was brewing even before Democrats released new allegations of professional misconduct, including the claim that he had wrecked a government vehicle after getting drunk.
Cohen’s declaration cited an “ongoing criminal investigation by the FBI and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.”
In two budget hearings Thursday, Scott Pruitt is likely to be grilled over allegations of unethical behavior, wasteful spending and several controversial decisions.
“My heart is dark from the injustice,” Samira al-Nasr said at her home in Raqqa, Syria. “My pain is deep.” (Alice Martins for The Post)
“My heart is dark from the injustice,” Samira al-Nasr said at her home in Raqqa, Syria. “My pain is deep.” (Alice Martins for The Post)
Syria: Reflections from a Shattered Land
In conquered Raqqa, Samira al-Nasr was forced to deliver countless babies for Islamic State families, attending the most intimate moments of their secluded lives, which she described as alternately ordinary and grotesque.
More than 40 years after a serial rapist and killer began to terrorize Californians, a suspect has been arrested. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, a former police officer, has been charged with two counts of murder. His arrest offered a shocking, abrupt development in what had long been one of the most notorious unsolved string of crimes in U.S. history.
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The total number of people who have become sick from the lettuce has risen to 84. Forty-two have been hospitalized — a higher rate than usually seen in E. coli cases, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The decision, which CEO Jim Hackett said was due to declining demand and profitability, means Ford will stop selling the Fusion, Taurus, CMax and Fiesta in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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In online culture, “incel” means more than just a support group for the lonely and shy — it refers to a specific, insular, self-radicalized community with roots in the anti-feminist, misogynist “manosphere” and 4chan culture.
Amid frequent standing ovations, the French president recalled the long history of U.S.-French relations and delivered a call for multilateralism and U.S. engagement in the world, while challenging President Trump on trade, the environment and the Iranian nuclear deal.
As the would-be robber turned, the older man in the hat lunged forward and overwhelmed him from behind.
The plan, which would require congressional approval, would also encourage low-income households receiving benefits to work, according to the proposal obtained by The Washington Post.
D.C.-based lobbyist Caren Z. Turner resigned this week from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. A video released April 24 shows why.
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