What influence-beyond notoriety-the programs actually had on the reality of the cases they explored has been unclear; only time, and Syed's new trial , will tell . Though the new ruling is promising for Syed - who received his initial vacated sentence on his very last appeal - he's not out of the woods yet. It's been downloaded more than 175 million times, setting a world record, and spawned numerous podcasts recapping or reviewing it.
Sessions, in a letter to three Republican committee leaders, reiterated that he had directed a senior federal prosecutor, Utah's USA attorney John W. Huber, to evaluate "certain issues", including whether such an appointment is necessary. Democrats have said the investigations are a waste of money and time. Sessions revealed, however, a federal prosecutor is examining the allegations.
The apology was important in the view of the TRC, he said, because the Catholic Church is the only church that has not expressed regret for the part it played in the abuse at the schools. However, Vatican issued a statement , stressing that Pope Francis' claims, in which he allegedly denies the existence of hell, are a pure "reconstruction" of journalist Eugenio Scalfari , who interviewed the pontiff and can not be regarded as a genuine transcription of his words.
After a brief police manhunt, a man and a woman were arrested in the Isere region, a police official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak to media. Francois Molins, who is heading up the investigation, said the attacker, Redouane Lakdim, 25, was known to security services for his links to radical Islam.
After getting financial advice, she chose the weekly payments because she won't be taxed for it. The teen said she intends to invest in her education as well as do some travelling - one of her passions. "I want to study photography", she told Loto Quebec . The winning numbers are 2, 5, 6, 7 and 32, according to the lottery. Lagarde aspires to be a photographer and to work for National Geographic .
So, what life experiences and qualifications will Jackson bring to the VA? His military assignments did not appear to include supervision over a large department or unit. Isakson, a moderate, has expressed skepticism in the past toward toward nominees who expressed strong views in favor of privatization. "Serving veterans in our community is not only deeply personal to me, it's also the most frequent request that I get as a Member of Congress", Mast said.