But after his colleagues peppered lawyers with questions about striking African-Americans from the jury, Thomas asked if Flowers' lawyer had similarly excused jurors and of what race. Supreme Court signaled strongly on Wednesday that it is likely to rule for a death row inmate in MS who was prosecuted six times for the same crime by a prosecutor with a history of racial bias in jury selection.
He said the ferry which capsized was overloaded with people. Young men who had been lunching on the banks jumped into the water with their clothes on to try and save people. Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi ordered an inquiry into the accident and said that those responsible would be held accountable. Saudi Aziz, a 23-year-old Kurd, said he was on another ferry crossing the river.
Netanyahu, a conservative leader who is now facing the threat of indictment for bribery and three counts of breach of trust, has a tough election coming up in early April. Why is the area contentious? In 1967, Israel invaded the Golan Heights, which lies within Syria's borders, during the Six-Day War. Netanyahu has for weeks been stepping up longstanding Israeli requests for the US and others to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan.
Biden, like any other candidate, has a mix of strengths and weaknesses. Sanders polled especially well among young people aged 18 to 34, a group he's historically been able to inspire; the Vermont senator ranked just as high with that group as former vice president Joe Biden .
So, is this simply a case of Democrats trying to change the rules after winning the popular vote but losing the presidency twice in two decades? The Massachusetts senator said a year ago that President Donald Trump's 2016 victory, despite Democrat Hillary Clinton winning 3 million more votes than him, is "not exactly the sign of a healthy democracy".
The Defense Department will use the following criteria to reduce the list to projects that will be delayed: it will eliminate projects that have contracts awarded, it will eliminate projects related to housing, barracks or dormitories, and it will only look at projects with award dates after September 30, which ends the fiscal year.