Rick Gates, a former top official in President Trump’s campaign, is expected to plead guilty today to charges brought by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III in his investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, according to a person familiar with the situation. It is not clear to what charges Gates intends to plead guilty.
Scott announced the proposed gun restrictions nine days after a deadly mass school shooting in Parkland, Fla., as part of a broad package of legislative initiatives, including new school security measures and a program to deny guns from those deemed to pose a danger to the community.
The measures target 56 vessels, shipping companies and other entities that Trump administration officials believe are used by North Korea to conduct trade prohibited under previous sanctions, creating an economic lifeline for the isolated regime.
Students in Prince William County were told they will be disciplined. In Montgomery County, students learned their grades could be affected. The message from the Arlington County school district was one of understanding, not punishment.
The exercise trend, now catching on in the U.S., combines jogging and picking up trash. Alexandria resident Emily Wright has been plogging for several months. “I'm not going to just let litter sit there,” she said.
The first day of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference was marked by jeers for Hillary Clinton, warnings about Democrats winning control of Congress and talk of the impeachment threat to President Trump.
Since the 2016 election, Kam Musser had gone from supporting white supremacists, to joining a neo-Nazi group, to standing beside Richard Spencer outside the White House, to increasingly tense conversations with his mother and grandmother, both of whom fear that what they had once thought was just a phase was quickly becoming his life.
Eric Greitens — a former Democrat who has been courted by both parties for years — has so far resisted resigning after being charged with photographing his former hairstylist nude and trying to blackmail her.
Figure skating champion Alina Zagitova stood atop the medal stand, but it was a loaded honor as the 15-year-old represented a shamed nation. Instead of being able to take pride in her country — and bringing home its first gold of these Games — her spirits sank as the Olympic anthem played.
Intercepted communications show that Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Prigozhin told a Syrian official that he “secured permission” from a Russian minister to move forward with a “fast and strong” initiative that would take place in early February, according to intelligence reports.