The development follows Venezuelan self-proclaimed president Guaido warning the country's military not to block humanitarian aid from entering Venezuela. The shipments have been meant in part to dramatize hyperinflation and shortages of food and medicine gripping Venezuela. While Trump has refused to rule out a USA military intervention in Venezuela, Congressman Eliot Engel, the Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said during a congressional hearing last week that ...
His vice-president has alleged, without evidence, that the aid packages are contaminated. Six hundred thousand people have registered to help bring aid in through border points, Guaido told the Caracas rally, asking the volunteers to meet in town councils on Sunday to get instructions about the process.
The special election is set to take place in November 2020 and the victor will complete the final two years of McCain's six-year term. Gabby Giffords , who survived being shot in the head at a public event in 2011. "Arizonans are facing incredibly challenging issues in the years to come: access to affordable health care, stagnation of wages, job growth, the economy".
The Green New Deal also promises to prioritize fighting climate change , pollution and other threats to the environment that risk undermining the sustainability of life on this planet. The ambitious proposal has been spearheaded by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But Democrats facing competitive reelection battles could find themselves vulnerable to Republican attacks on the issue - although voting "present" to avoid having to take a position on the matter is one potential strategy.
The events Monday were the culmination of official celebrations called the "10 Day Dawn" that marks the period between February 1, 1979, and February 11 when Shiite cleric Khomeini returned from exile and ousted the shah's last government. In January, President Hassan Rouhani said his country was experiencing its worst economic crisis since the overthrow of the Shah. Although the Iranian government has attempted to establish financial mechanisms that would facilitate its trade relations ...
Lyron Lovdale climbed down inside the drain when he realised the noise might be a baby crying and shone a light into the pipe and saw the naked new born. "A helicopter is inbound to transport the baby to a nearby hospital as soon as possible", said Jamieson. Mr McKenzie said when rescuers first arrived she was around 6ft down the drown but was then washed about 18ft further down the 1ft diameter drain.
Bahrain footballer Hakeem al-Araibi is brought to the Criminal Court in Bangkok on Feb 4 for an extradition request from Bahrain. Although Al-Araibi's release is yet to be officially confirmed, the player's lawyer Latifa al-Haouli told SBS News: "We won".
Notably, the other conservative justices, Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch did not join Kavanaugh's dissent , suggesting they may not have agreed entirely with his reasoning. But abortion rights groups who opposed his nomination took it as confirmation that he is hostile to the right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade .
Tsipras and his counterpart from Skopje, Zoran Zaev, achieved the Prespa Agreement, meant to bring to an end the decades-long dispute over the use of the name "Republic of Macedonia" by the former Yugoslav republic. Despite strong misgivings from opposition parties and public opinion, both ratified it in parliament. On Wednesday, Skopje signed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation accession papers in Brussels that will lead to Macedonia becoming the alliance's 30th member once the bid has been ...
On Friday, Romania's president became the latest world leader to recognize Guaido as interim president nearly a week after other European Union countries did so. They squeeze us by the neck and then make us beg for crumbs'. The contact group issued a statement on Thursday, saying it would send a technical mission to Venezuela to ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid and would support a national vote.
Authorities also took in approximately 55.9 pounds of cocaine, and 11.5 pounds of heroin. Police say more than 17 million drug deals could have resulted from the amount of methylamphetamine stopped. "We've got money, and we're willing to pay more for our drugs than anywhere else in the world". Commissioner Bruce Hill. "By stopping this, we have ensured criminals will not profit from the huge pain these drugs would have caused our community".
AMI was apparently seeking a disavowal of statements in a story the Post published Tuesday exploring whether The National Enquirer's coverage of Bezos' affair - which featured intimate text messages between Bezos and Sanchez - was politically motivated.
The New York Post reports that Pelosi "threw some serious shade on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - denying her a coveted spot on a special panel on climate change and brushing off her Green New Deal". "Quite frankly I haven't seen it but I do know it's enthusiastic, and I welcome all the enthusiasm out there", the California Democrat said. Doug Lamborn, a Republican from Colorado, said at a climate change hearing in the House natural resources committee on Wednesday that the policy was ...
She said he was not a regular smoker - and had been told that there was a certain type of vape pen that could help with his asthma symptoms. "When they X-rayed him, they found the stem, the metal embedded to where the blood flows up to the brain", Brown continued.
Days of severe rainfall in the town of Townsville caused insurance losses estimated at more than A$45 million ($32.63 million), industry figures show, while weather officials have warned that heavy showers could continue in some areas. Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison toured the region where once-in-a-century floods have inundated thousands of homes and closed airports and schools, leaving cars and houses submerged.
FIFA's head of sustainability and diversity, Federico Addiechi - who was present for the hearing - told reporters FIFA has had numerous exchanges on the "formal and informal level" with Bahrain , Thailand , Australia and the Asian Football Confederation .
Inside the country, opposition figurehead Juan Guaido, 35, is vying to lure military commanders to switch their allegiance to him away from President Nicolas Maduro, 56. Guaido said in a newspaper interview published on Monday he would do all he could to secure Rome's backing, but Italy's coalition parties took opposing positions.
The alarm has been sounded before and since the referendum by Labour MPs in Sunderland, whose constituents work at a plant that has grown to employ nearly 8,000 people and 30,000 more in the supply chain. Unite's acting national officer for the automotive sector Steve Bush said he now wanted Nissan to work with their employees regarding the future. Sales of new cars with gasoline or diesel engines will be banned in the United Kingdom and France by around 2040.
You need a wall. In another, he added: Let's just call them WALLS from now on and stop playing political games! Trump said he wants to keep the USA military base in Iraq rather than pull troops out like in Syria and Afghanistan "because I want to be able to watch Iran".
Almost two weeks after declaring himself acting head of state, Guaudi told supporters that "change in Venezuela is imminent". Ellis said he didn't know what was aboard the two aircraft but that the flights are an indication that Russian Federation may be assisting Maduro's government in moving assets.