Former US Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro. Friedman, who once served as Trump's bankruptcy lawyer, is also critical of the so-called two-state solution. Despite striking a more supportive tone toward Israel than former president Barack Obama, Trump urged Netanyahu during a White House meeting last month to "hold back on settlements for a little bit".
Barack Obama's home state of IL doesn't think the former president's birthday should be a state holiday. The bill would have observed August 4, Obama's birthday, as a legal holiday in the Land of Lincoln. Sonya Harper, a cosponsor of the bill, said. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget office estimates state holidays cost $3.2 million in personnel expenses, with another $16 million in lost productivity.
Tamer Mohamed Mahmoud al-Rifai said that the current raids had led to the death of several militants, the arrest of others, and the discovery of a number of arms caches. President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi ordered military and police chiefs "to completely eradicate terrorism in northern Sinai and defeat any attempts to target civilians or to undermine the unity of the national fabric" in response to February's killings.
Bill Smith, a spokesman for Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, said, 'While we have expressed concerns regarding the bill, we recognize the General Assembly has spoken, and we will begin preparations to comply with the law '. On Thursday, reports surfaced that the Arkansas Senate would consider a new proposal that would exempt sporting events from the law. "I think the idea of introducing loaded weapons into those situations is just ridiculous".
But both the factions have expressed displeasure over the EC's decision to freeze the "two leaves" symbol and both have said that they would make all efforts to retrieve it. OPS will have a final say over name and symbol, he further added. Mr Dinakaran had been re-inducted by Ms Sasikala, who is now in Bengaluru jail, after the Supreme Court convicted her in a 20-year-old assets case.
President Clinton said that if people really wanted to honour Mr McGuinness" legacy they should "go and make your own and finish the work of peace so we can all have a future together'. It is set to be an extraordinary day of mourning in Derry. He also struck up a warm relationship with Queen Elizabeth II, whom he praised for her contribution to peace.