France has had thousands of soldiers stationed in Mali since January 2013, when it intervened to help the Malian government take back swathes of its northern territory - including the cities of Timbuktu and Gao - that had been seized by hardline Islamic rebels.
One journalist said that "agents have everything locked down" before claiming "one tells me the situation is 'shelter-in-place'". The White House was placed on lockdown just before 9 a.m. Capitol + congressional office buildings", reporter J.D. Durkin reported . The evacuations at the Capitol were issued as a precaution and lasted around half-an-hour.
In private, Democrats are debating how broadly to draft the articles of impeachment against Trump, especially given what many in the House view as clear misconduct detailed in the Mueller report and violations of the Constitution's emoluments clause by allegedly enriching himself while in office.
About 60,000 people across Port Neches, Groves, Port Arthur and Nederland were ordered to leave. TPC Group says on its website the plant provides a diverse range of quality products to chemical and petroleum-based companies worldwide. "TPC Group has activated its Emergency Response Plan and requested assistance from Port Neches Fire Department and Huntsman", it said in a statement.
Esper said the Gallagher case has "dragged on for months, and it has distracted too many". Trump began to get involved in the Gallagher case in the spring after Bernard Kerik, a former business partner to his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, became an advocate for the family and made appearances in conservative media.
Tuesday, according to Santa Barbara County Fire spokesperson Mike Eliason. Driven by wind gusts of 30 miles per hour, the rapidly developing fire has now covered more than almost 3,300 acres, with zero percent contained. "It was really messy last night. the wind pushed it in every direction, and we're trying to get it and keep a perimeter", Stornetta said. Santa Barbara City College canceled classes Tuesday and Wednesday because of the fire, as a precaution.