Mattis had said in his letter that he would depart in February, however, the letter reportedly prompted an angry reaction from Trump and on Sunday the president announced that Mattis' deputy, Patrick Shanahan , would become acting secretary beginning on January 1.
Democratic leaders insist that they support border security but oppose Mr. Trump's wall, saying it is a costly and ineffective solution to illegal immigration . Any formula to fully fund the US government will have to be approved by both houses of Congress and signed by Trump. If he chose the latter, putting his personal stamp on the shutdown, Congress might then move to override his veto, but that would take a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House, a challenging hurdle for ...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted on the accident on December 27. "We have been to the mining site on Thursday and made preliminary assessment along with the NDRF team". The Superintendent of Police of East Jaintia Hills Sylvester Nongtnger also confirmed that the massive rescue operations will begin with more divers of the Indian Navy arriving along with 10 water pumps of 100 horse power each to pump out the water in the mines.
About 100 South Korean passengers boarded a train early Wednesday in Seoul station for a rare trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). North Korea attended the Olympic Game, held in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang in February, an event that offered a diplomatic breakthrough to improve the inter-Korean relationship.
Senate passed a resolution saying it believes the crown prince is to blame for Khashoggi's grisly murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . The decree also said that the country is establishing a national space agency to be headed up by Sultan bin Salman.
Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, said . Former President Barack Obama visited the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii throughout his two terms, former President George W. TRUMP: "You had plenty of people, they came up, they said, you know we could make it smaller". Trump has come under withering criticism from fellow Republicans, Democrats and worldwide allies over his decision to pull out of Syria because he believed Islamic State militants have been defeated.