The move is aimed at increasing pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program and comes a decade after the George W. Bush administration removed the rogue nation from the list. President Trump vowed that Pyongyang will face further sanctions in the near future.
The Nebraska Public Service Commission rejected TransCanada’s preferred route for the pipeline that would transport thick crude oil from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast. Still, today’s vote brings the project much closer to starting construction and allows President Trump to claim victory in one of his signature campaign promises.
The chamber’s push to pass a tax bill is hanging on by a thread and just a handful of GOP lawmakers will determine its fate. The challenge for the party is that those swing votes have conflicting priorities.
Fifteen years after the actress was killed by followers of Charles Manson, Doris Tate recounted during a parole hearing how her daughter begged her attackers to spare her life and that of her unborn child. The statement helped start a movement to ensure that victims’ voices carry a weight in the nation’s legal system.