With McCain gone, they can afford to lose only one more Republican vote in order to pass the bill. Then again, two of the Republicans senators who had been most outspoken in their opposition to the bill have recently changed their tune - Senators Bob Corker of Tennessee and Marco Rubio of Florida.
In a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services , and Office of Management and Budget, the senators ask about the development and dissemination of any discouraged words, the legality and enforcement of such a policy, and the policies in place to ensure the scientific integrity of the health agencies.
Sheriff's deputies who discovered a Virginia woman mauled by her pit bulls revealed more details on her death. She says the account of what happened doesn't add up. Agnew did clarify his initial statement that the animals were "bred for fighting" and said that a friend originally told them the dogs were rescued from an organization that rehabilitated dogs previously used for fighting.
A member of the Federal Election Commission , Petersen saw his prospects of a career on the bench derailed by a hearing in which he was questioned, and ultimately humiliated, by a lawmaker from Trump's party. Two other Trump judicial nominees were withdrawn after damning media reports emerged. "Just because you've seen My Cousin Vinny doesn't qualify you to be a federal judge", Kennedy said, a reference to the 1992 movie in which an inexperienced lawyer played by Joe Pesci tries - and ...
After the US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Dec.6, Palestinian officials including President Mahmoud Abbas canceled their meetings with Pence. Mr Pence had also planned to address the Knesset and visit the Western Wall. Pence was ending his trip to Israel with a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.
The largest, the 2003 Cedar Fire in San Diego County, burned about 427 square miles. The blaze, which broke out two weeks ago, still threatens communities northwest of Los Angeles, where thousands remain under evacuation orders. The Santa Barbara County Firefighters Union posted this video, saying their "Canadian friends" were performing the water drop on Flores Flats. The cause remained under investigation.