The president has fired or threatened nearly a dozen current and former officials connected to the investigation he labels a “rigged witch hunt.” This week he stripped former CIA director John Brennan of his security clearance and announced others were under review.
The Defense Department and White House will instead “explore opportunities in 2019” for the Washington military parade sought by President Trump, a Pentagon spokesman said in a statement.
Jurors began deliberations Thursday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who faces 18 counts of bank fraud and lying — and the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison. The jury will resume deliberations Friday.
Ayah, 37, weeps as a police officer embraces her at a protest against the face-veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Ayah, 37, weeps as a police officer embraces her at a protest against the face-veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Police stand guard at a demonstration against the face-veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Police stand guard at a demonstration against the face-veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Sabina, 21, and Alaa, 22, cross a street in Copenhagen on July 30. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
Sabina, 21, and Alaa, 22, cross a street in Copenhagen on July 30. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
The group “Kvinder i Dialog” protests the first fine for wearing the face-veil niqab in Copenhagen on Aug. 10. (Martin Sylvest/AFP/Getty Images)
The group “Kvinder i Dialog” protests the first fine for wearing the face-veil niqab in Copenhagen on Aug. 10. (Martin Sylvest/AFP/Getty Images)
Citing security concerns and “European values,” six countries have now passed laws that partially or fully ban face veils in public places.
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Lawmakers from both parties view the last-minute move as a back-door attempt by the administration to achieve cuts that it has sought, despite their objections, before Congress can do anything about it.
A plan from the Bureau of Land Management includes a proposal to possibly sell 1,600 acres in Utah. The bureau is legally required to identify federal property suitable for disposal, a spokesman said, but critics disputed that assertion.
The scarcity of the emergency medicines, which prevent people with serious allergies from going into anaphylactic shock, means families will have to go from pharmacy to pharmacy hoping to get lucky, or rely on expired doses.
Even as a record number of women run for office this year, the majority of those seeking House seats are not incumbents and have to build donor networks from scratch — a task often made more difficult because of their gender, candidates said.
Advocates of the changes hope to eliminate the most vicious head-on collisions by forcing blockers to turn and run alongside defenders, and encouraging the use of faster players, who tend to be smaller.
It looks like rainbows, smells like sugar and feels like money.
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