The convention drew about three dozen protesters from the NAACP, who said they were not protesting the organization but rather the Confederate flag it uses as its symbol, the Rock Hill Herald reported . The NCAA does not host championship events in MS due to the prominence of the Confederate flag in the MS state flag. GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Confederate flag caused a controversy during an NCAA tournament in SC.
This post was syndicated from The Independent Uganda:. Some photographs of the airplane from the scene show fire engines trying to douse the fire from the wreckage. There was no immediate comment from the South Sudanese government. One official told Agence France Presse at least 14 people survived the crash, while a radio station in Juba reported nine people had been pulled out alive and rushed to hospital.
He said the demonstrators had used the upcoming Kurdish New Year festival of Newroz as a "pretext" for the rally as the new year only falls on Tuesday. "Why are they protecting them?" Kahl also said he did not think the Turkish government was behind the coup, saying: "The coup attempt was not initiated by the government".
Complicating his mission to Beijing are China's strenuous objections to the initial deployment to South Korea of a US missile defense system that have strained relations between Seoul and Beijing and sparked a snowballing economic boycott against South Korea among some Chinese.
On Thursday the White House released its 2018 budget proposal seeking approval from Congress, which among other things seeks to fortify the US-Mexican border. There is no similar language for the Mexican side of the wall. The port of entry from Mexico to the U.S.is seen next to the border wall in San Ysidro, Calif.
Ryan said the more generous tax credits will be among the changes the House Rules committee will take up this week in advance of a final House floor vote - planned for Thursday. They in turn could ignore potentially huge abuses of the presidency, for example, Trump's tweets alleging that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.