The student-led democracy movement has gained steam in recent months as it puts pressure on Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to resign and to make Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn more accountable, according to the BBC . Police used dump trucks, concrete blocks and razor wire to barricade the building, while many demonstrators wore helmets, goggles and gas masks. "This is the first time it has happened where it has been mildly violent".
Shelton's candidacy. Sens. Mitt Romney of Utah and Susan Collins of ME, both Republicans, voted against advancing her nomination, and a third Republican, Sen. "Sen. Harris knows this is an important vote, and she's here for it", Sen. "With the absences now, we have some attendance issues, " Senate majority whip John Thune said Tuesday of Shelton's vote.
Recounting is allowed only after the state has certified the results and a candidate requests for it. "I called up the secretary of state to find out how you verify a signature and what database you use because I think it's important that if we're going to vote by mail, we get it right".
Trump’s Afghanistan troop cuts risks resurgence of global terrorism, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief warns
With terrorist plots that he said had links to Afghanistan , Washington sought a deal with the Taliban that would bring them into a coordinated fight - along with Afghan security forces - against the Islamic State militant group, which lost its self-proclaimed "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq .
Heavy rains caused 42 rivers and streams to overflow, damaged two bridges and cut off two towns, while sparking four large-scale landslides and 31 road collapses, and flooding or damaging some 7,078 houses, leaving two homes completely destroyed.
The Pentagon announced the US will withdraw several thousand USA troops from Afghanistan and Iraq . "A rapid withdrawal of USA forces from Afghanistan now would hurt our allies and delight the people who wish us harm", McConnell said .