It could take that long for a new justice to be confirmed and seated. If a Democratic president were to fill Justice Scalia's empty seat along with Justice Kennedy's seat should he step down during the next president's time in office (and even, perhaps if Justice Kennedy remains), it is quite plausible that a majority of the Court will invalidate the death penalty as a general matter.
Nahed Hattar , a prominent Jordanian writer from a Christian home has fallen victim to religious extremism for expressing his opinion. The controversy started last month when Hattar posted a satirical cartoon titled " God of Daesh ", a term in Arabic used to describe the Islamic State, which views it as derogatory.
Explaining Monday's announcement to halt bilateral contacts over Syria, he said Russian Federation has rejected diplomacy and chosen instead to help Syrian President Bashar Assad's government achieve a military victory over rebel groups. He accused Moscow of turning a blind eye to Syria's use of poison gas and "barrel bombs" - oil drums packed with explosives - to kill civilians. They are among more than 9,300 people who have died in the raids since September 30, 2015, the Syrian Observatory ...
Mitch Daniels after defeating Democrat John Gregg in 2012. Pence also was on the losing end of a ruling Monday by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld a lower court's opinion that Pence can't block aid to Syrian refugees resettling in Indiana.
More than 200 migrants, including children travelling alone, were brought ashore to Italy on Tuesday after being rescued in the Mediterranean Sea off North Africa. At least 30 people were killed when two boats carrying undocumented migrants of various nationalities sank off Libya's northern coast Monday evening, according to local officials.
According to a search warrant for Nathan Carman's apartment obtained by the Hartford Courant , Nathan Carman was the last person known to see his grandfather alive on December 20, 2013, because he had dinner with him at his home in Windsor.