Secretary of State John Kerry defended Obama's handling of the issue during the heat of the presidential campaign - a stance now criticized by some Democrats as too weak - but said he wouldn't comment on whether Putin was involved. Obama's deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, connected the dots further, saying it was Putin who was responsible for the Russian government's actions.
Temps in the low teens at night and it feels like zero degrees with strong wind gusts. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the New York City region. Little or no snow accumulation expected. FRIDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. The heaviest snow is estimated to fall between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Saturday .
The final report, completed at a cost of $29 million over six years, takes pain to avoid conclusions. "The agency has walked away from almost a thousand sources of information from published papers, technical reports and peer reviewed scientific reports demonstrating that industry practices, industry trends, and regulatory programs protect water resources at every step of the hydraulic fracturing process".
The video was secretly taken a year ago by a passerby, and it has been viewed online millions of times . Newman then stated , "The court, therefore, must declare a mistrial in this case". At one point on Friday, the jury foreperson indicated the jury might be able to reach a unanimous verdict if given an additional explanation of the law.
Rahul said he will reveal in the House the reason behind demonetisation, which he dubbed as the "biggest scam', and added that speech will bring an "earthquake". On Thursday, President Pranab Mukherjee was compelled to address both the houses in the wake of continued logjam in Parliament and has asked all concerned MPs to debate and discuss issues of public importance in the House and said, "Do your job, dharnas can be organised anywhere else".
Gore described the interaction as "an extremely interesting conversation", NBC News reports. The president-elect has said Ivanka and his two older sons, Donald Trump Jr. But why did Trump meet with Gore ? "It was a honest search for areas of common ground", he told reporters after leaving Trump Tower. Arrangements are being made for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to meet with Donald Trump following his inauguration as president of the USA next month, according to a local media ...
This week as well has seen President-Elect Trump's lawyers in action as they also have moved to stop any recounts happening in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin . It also would be conducted by hand, as Stein requested. But even that might happen: The state's attorney general, a Republican, has asked the state Supreme Court to halt the recount entirely - and Republicans have a 5-2 majority on the Michigan Supreme Court.
Predictably, Justin Trudeau's clear and precise campaign promise - that the 2015 federal election would be the last under first past the post - has become a giant tire fire. "It did not do that", she said, to opposition jeering. "There doesn't seem to be", Trudeau said. And Monsef has repeatedly said she's detected no consensus around any particular voting alternative and has warned that the government won't proceed without the broad support of Canadians.
Heitkamp says in a statement she's appreciative of the meeting and says that " whatever job I do , I hope to work with the president-elect " and her colleagues in Congress to help North Dakota. Though North Dakota is one of a handful of states that does not allow the governor to appoint a successor, a special election would heavily favor Republicans, as the state is strongly Republican and Democrats do not have a deep bench of politicians in the state.
Then, someone stole the kettle outside the Arsenal store in south St. Louis on November 30. The charity, which is seemingly ever-present this time of year, needs volunteer bell ringers for their annual campaign. Jensen said when a family is struggling to make ends meet, the choice often comes down to a necessity like rent or utility bills, or a gift for under the tree.
The ongoing civic polls in Maharashtra have thrown up interesting results for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance. "The results have shown mirror to those opposing the Prime Minister's demonetisation move", the Minister for Human Resource Development told reporters at the BJP headquarters here.
This is significant for Pakistan, where army chiefs have usually got tenure extensions or orchestrated coups against the civilian administration. The comments came after the outgoing army chief, Gen. He said he would be holding a meeting with representatives of the media soon. The army's spokesperson also announced that a formal change of command ceremony will be held on Tuesday at the army's general headquarters (GHQ) to welcome the incoming chief.
Mitt Romney used words like "demagoguery and populism" when describing both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and said that he didn't vote for either candidate. As Politico reports , Romney is ready and willing to serve in Trump's administration. "He and his consultants were nothing but very bad to Donald Trump for a year", Conway added.
Mosquitoes began spreading the virus this summer in Florida, bringing local Zika transmission to the continental United States. At WHO's meeting in Geneva Friday, November 18, Dr. The Zika virus spreads out outside the Miami Beach. Zika could be causing a long-term infection in the brain or it could damage immature cells in the womb, that then do not go on to develop into normal tissue as they should as the baby grows after being born.
East of the highlands around metro DC and Baltimore, our only hope for flakes is if one of these snow showers makes it through the mountains. "Additional accumulation of up to 3". Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Rain will change to snow Saturday evening. As of now, it looks like we will dry out for the afternoon as highs return to around 60°.
He says Yanez is innocent until proven guilty. He was not releasing the video because it was evidence in Yanez's prosecution. Speaking of her daughter, Reynolds said that her 4-year-old is "amazing and full of life". Paul suburb July 6. Yanez repeatedly told Castile not to reach for the weapon, while Castile and Ms. Reynolds replied that he was not. The dying words of Mr.
Trump is beginning to fill out his governing team, and the transition official says Trump will make the Pompeo announcement on Friday morning, along with his nomination of Alabama Sen. After retiring in 2014, he quickly turned on the Obama administration and accused it of being soft on terrorism . Flynn most recently raised eyebrows in Washington with the publication of an opinion article in which he called for wholesale changes in US policy toward Turkey and the extradition of exiled ...
And as we move into the sequels, those titles have the potential to get even longer. " Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them " doesn't really prove anything new within this world but reiterates that Rowling's imagination is endless. Rowling's extension of the Harry Potter universe, this isn't going to be that. The film makes effective use of the IMAX format, which most films use to increase ticket prices.
I enthusiastically embrace President-elect Trump's vision for "one America"' and his commitment to equal justice under law. "While we've had our share of strong differences, I know he's someone who is willing to listen and engage, both key qualities in CIA Director", he said in a tweet.
O'Neill, and members of the Secret Service. Despite the multiple challenges, Secret Service Special Agent David Beach said that he could think of "no city better equipped, better prepared to deal with this challenge than NY". "The president elect has to get into office and have the experience of being in the White House and make the decision that's right for him and his family", he said.