Ms Danley said she was "devastated by the deaths and injuries that have occurred" and said she prayed for the victims and their families. The previously reported number, 59, includes Paddock , whom police believe shot himself. United States website The Daily Beast is reporting gunman Stephen Paddock rented rooms overlooking the Life Is Beautiful Festival at the Ogden apartment tower, quoting a senior law enforcement source briefed on the investigation.
The Justice Department just reversed a policy prohibiting discrimination against transgender workers
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era government policy that stated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender people in the workplace from discrimination. Embracing that trend, former attorney general Eric Holder under President Obama announced the Justice Department would take that position as well, issuing a memo in 2014 that said, "I have determined that the best reading of Title VII's prohibition of sex discrimination is that it ...
For now, it's unknown how this destination shift will affect NASA's long-term plans. Former President George W. Bush launched an ambitious plan to travel to the moon and Mars a decade ago, but President Barack Obama ultimately scrapped the plans over cost concerns.
Four days after the referendum on independence , the tension in Catalonia does not go down. CATALAN Premier Carles Puigdemont has firmly rebuked King Felipe of Spain for "ignoring the millions of Catalans who don't think like him", following the royal's thundering criticisms of the region's pro-independence movement.
Of course, there have been other moments of tension between State Secretary and President, but Tillerson seemed to make the statement for an audience of one, to reaffirm his commitment to POTUS and his agenda. "There's never been a consideration in my mind to leave", the former oil executive said . The report prompted Tillerson to hold a press conference Wednesday at which he denied that he had ever considered resigning.
Thick black smoke continued to rise from areas surrounding Hawija , from oil wells torched by the militants to prevent air detection. This latest victory for Iraqi forces, however, may not spell the end for the militant group in the country.