Former Texas Governor Rick Perry said he regrets ever suggesting the US Department of Energy should be abolished and reversed his position on the existence of climate change . Two-thirds of the department's budget relates to the country's nuclear stockpile, rather than energy industry issues. While conservative outlets have lead the debunking charge against the Times story, New York Magazine ran its own story saying that the Times "may have launched a false rumor" about Perry.
Charges against the man whose dogs attacked two children in southwest Atlanta Tuesday were upgraded Wednesday to one felony count of manslaughter. She said she found the little girl on the ground with her book bag and jacket, but "couldn't tell if she was gone" or if she was breathing. Another witness, Shamonta Clayton, said he had also seen the aftermath of the attack, and attempted to chase the pitbull away with his gun before it could do inflict any more injuries to the children.
Most of the cuts involve assistant managers at the store level, although the cuts also affect positions at distribution centers and the company's corporate offices, according to the Charlotte Observer . Totally, the lay-offs amount to less than 1-percent of its employees, as per a company statement. Lowe's has about 180,000 full-time employees and 90,000 part-time workers.
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita ordered three days of national mourning following the attack, the worst in the country in recent years. Islamist forces have been pushed back after France got involved in 2013. The members of the Security Council condemned any attempt to derail the peace process in Mali. "The implementation of the interim institutional and security arrangements has stagnated and remains undermined by persistent disagreements and lack of trust between the signatory parties", ...
There are at least 500 U.S. troops in Syria and are a mix of special operation forces and elite personnel who concentrate on training and advising allies, including Turkey. He added that initial results showed the strikes were highly effective in hitting their targets. Russian Federation and Turkey had been on opposing sides of the almost six-year Syrian conflict, with Moscow backing Syrian president Bashar Assad while Ankara supported the rebels.
Biden arrived at Davos by helicopter, although his preferred means of travel is train, so as to enjoy the handsome terrain of Switzerland. VP Biden also held meetings with several distinguished world leaders, including China's President Xi Jinping, Iraq's Kurdistan Region President, Masoud Barzani, Serbia's Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vucic, among others.