Trump gave Presley (1935-1977) in the White house posthumously the "Medal of Freedom" (freedom medal) by the President. The White House lauded Adelson the as a "committed doctor, philanthropist, and humanitarian", but not everyone believed the Israeli-American physician - known best as a leading GOP megadonor alongside her husband Sheldon - was deserving of the exclusive jewelry.
If a confidence vote is held and May loses, it would trigger a party leadership contest in which any Conservative lawmaker-except her-could run. "I know that Gibraltar has no intention of being a back door, but instead a centre of high quality financial services", Mr Barclay said at the time.
Nikki Haley, the U.S.'s United Nations envoy, said in a statement Thursday announcing the change in the USA vote "the atrocities the Syrian regime continues to commit prove its lack of fitness to govern anyone". While the resolution passed easily through the UN General Assembly, with 151 "yes" votes and only 2 "no" votes, the American position represented a policy shift that could also have implications for the future.
Pence described the Saudi journalist's killing as an "atrocity" and an "affront to a free and independent press" but declined to comment on classified information. Earlier Thursday, the Saudi Public Prosecutor's Office said 11 people had been charged for their involvement in the death of Khashoggi, adding that five are facing capital punishment for being directly involved in "ordering and executing the crime".
More than a week into three different California fires, authorities are pushing search and recovery efforts. President Donald Trump says he traveled to the heart of California's killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape.
Earlier Netanyahu met with key coalition partner Naftali Bennett of the Jewish Home Party, who had sought the post for himself, but the two men emerged without an agreement. The corruption cases have triggered numerous anti-Netanyahu protests in Tel Aviv and other cities in the occupied territories, with the participants calling on the scandal-hit prime minister to step down.
Pence is representing Donald Trump at the summits, after the president opted not to attend - becoming the first USA head of state to skip the marquee Asian conferences since 2013. Trump, who last week publicly asked Mr. Pence to be on the 2020 ticket, faulted the newspaper for not asking him before publishing the story. "How do you do a story like that?" he asked.
However earlier this week, in his role as health minister, he wrote that "a question that a number of people have raised is whether they will continue to be able to get healthcare in Europe after we leave the European Union , for example if they are retired in France or Spain or going on holiday to Greece or Italy".
In a historic ruling, two former leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime have been found guilty of genocide by a United Nations-backed war crimes court in Cambodia. There had been debate for years among legal experts at to whether the killings by the Khmer Rouge constituted genocide, as by far the majority of their victims were fellow Cambodians.
So basically, Planck's constant is a quantity that relates weight to electrical current. The conference also adopted new methods of definition of ampere (unit of current), Kelvin (unit of temperature), and mole (unit of amount of substance).
The Woolsey Fire has burned more than 98,000 acres and destroyed more than 500 structures . More than 3,300 firefighters are making progress against the massive wildfire , which was 67% contained as of Friday. The blaze, named the Camp Fire, was now 45 percent contained, up from 35 percent on Thursday, even though it had grown slight to 142,000 acres (57,000 hectares).
A noise detected a few hours after the submarine disappeared is believed to have been the sound of the vessel imploding, the Argentine navy claimed. "For us this is the start of a new chapter". search firm Ocean Infinity. The first anniversary of the submarine's disappearance was marked with an event at the Mar del Plata naval base on November 15, with President Mauricio Macri in attendance.
Gillum, whose refrain had been "bring it home" as he recounted stories of growing up poor in the state, concluded his campaign with a Facebook video he recorded alongside his wife in a park. "More than 4 million of you decided that you wanted a different direction for the state of Florida", he said, adding that he and his wife remain committed to the campaign's values.
They joined about 200,000 refugees who had fled previous waves of violence and persecution. The scale, organization and ferocity of the operation led to accusations from the worldwide community, including the United Nations, of ethnic cleansing and even genocide.
Trump is set to meet Xi at the G20 summit in Argentina next month. Trump has skipped the annual meeting of the 21-nation grouping, but US Vice President Mike Pence will be speaking later in the day. "So, I don't think there's a timetable". "The United States though will not change course until China changes its ways", he told delegates gathered on a cruise liner tethered in Port Moresby's Fairfax Harbour.
Kemp stepped down as secretary of state after declaring himself the governor-elect, but ballots are still being counted, Abrams has not conceded, and media outlets have deemed the contest still too close to call. Kemp, who declared victory two days after the November 6 election, has said he is moving forward with his transition plans. Abrams made no such retreat from her criticisms of Kemp, saying she refused "to say nice things and accept my fate".
Today Amnesty International condemned the "horrific" executions and said Iran had violated international law. Vahid Mazloumin and his accomplice Mohammad Esmaeil Qassemi were put to death in prison on Wednesday morning after the country's Supreme Court upheld their death sentences and the legal process was completed.
I just finished them. 'They were my answers - I don't need lawyers to do that, ' he told a reporter asking about a Washington Post story that quoted one of his attorneys, Rudy Giuliani. Since then the two sides have reportedly jousted over whether the president had to answer and how he would do so - including the possibility that he would submit to a face-to-face interview with prosecutors.
However, it was not gloomy to the end for the young Michelle as she says she enjoyed the company of her would-be in-laws when they later travelled to Siaya to meet Barack's grandmother Mama Sarah Obama . My personal favourite line? O: " Barry! Be quiet and hold my purse ". Obama said. "He doesn't quite know what to do, so he starts following us, and I'm like (to Malia ), 'Run fast, run faster!'" In the nine-minute clip above, the former First Lady talks about her new book Becoming ...
Trump , who has made the U.S. economic relationship with China a centerpiece of his presidency, reiterated that he wants a deal both sides can be happy with. In an interview with Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin in which Pence focused on the White House's Indo-Pacific policy, the vice president said his trip to the region "is meant to show the United States has no intention of ceding influence or control" to Beijing.
In five posts on Tuesday after a visit to Paris to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Mr Trump reminded France of its near-defeat by Germany in two wars, took a swipe at its wine industry, and mentioned Mr Macron's falling approval ratings.
Many American manufacturers, farmers and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say they appreciate the administration's efforts to change China's economic policies. The White House has expressed cautious optimism that the meeting could ease tension. The Chinese document was said to include 142 items divided into three categories: issues the Chinese are willing to negotiate for further action, issues they are already working on and issues they consider off limits.
Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta crowed, minutes after a federal judge ruled the White House had to immediately return to Acosta the press badge it pulled abruptly this week. Of particular issue is whether his pass was taken away because of his rude behavior or due to the content of his reporting. Outside the courtroom, Acosta spoke to reporters and thanked other journalists for their support in the case.
But Nielsen remained in her job on Wednesday, two days after the Washington Post first reported that Trump planned to remove her, and she travelled to the border with Defense Secretary James Mattis to review the work of U.S. But Mr Bolton rebuffed the first lady and protected his deputy, prompting the first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, to issue an extraordinary statement to reporters effectively calling for Ms Ricardel to be fired.
She was more tactful in putting it in the context of being an independent partner than Macron was when he said a European army might also face the United States as an opponent. This would include establishing a European Security Council, where decisions could be taken more rapidly, and a European Intervention Force "so that we can tackle issues immediately on the ground", Merkel said.
WikiLeaks said on Twitter that the filing "reveals existence of sealed charges (or a draft for them) against WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange ". Julian Assange , a major target of the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 USA election , has been criminally charged in secret, an apparent mistake in a court filing has indicated.
As news of Facebook's use of Definers reached Capitol Hill, one senator implied that Facebook's efforts to push back against critics may add to the company's woes. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms have long faced criticism for choices on what content to take down and what to allow to stand. But to suggest that we weren't interested in knowing the truth or that we wanted to hide what we knew or that we tried to prevent investigations is simply untrue.
Cal Fire said the Camp Fire had grown to 140,000 acres (57,000 hectares), but was 40% contained. Sheriff Kory Honea said almost 300 people initially reported as missing had been found alive, and the list would keep fluctuating as people were found safe or identified among the dead.
But he also took to Twitter to criticise forest management in the state as "poor", threatening to revoke federal funding for California forest management unless action was taken to prevent future fires. Across the state, more than 250,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in a dramatic scene, which saw some flee from their cars on foot to escape the flames.
Mueller has not produced any evidence or indictments related to collusion. Whitaker, a Trump loyalist, was appointed by the USA president to replace former attorney general Jeff Sessions Nov. Whitaker as a way to curtail the Mueller investigation. Those concerns were only amplified after Trump appointed Whitaker as acting attorney general last week.