The Trump administration is making strides to help veterans transition from military to civilian life, particularly those at greater risk of suicide. "A lot of focus on the veterans", said Trump. "100 percent will have a mental health benefit for 12 months". That new executive order will go into effect March 9. The Department of Homeland security's involvement serves to ensure transitioning members of the Coast Guard have access to the program, Military Times reports .
On Thursday, Jeff Sessions rescinded the 2013 Obama administration guidance that suggested the federal government would not intervene in US states where the drug is legal, which has opened the door for several states to legalize pot for medical and recreational purposes.
Rebuffing a United States suggestion that China should convince Pakistan to crack down on terror, Beijing said it would not be "conducive" to link terrorism with its "all-weather" Islamabad. He was responding to a question on a White House official's remarks that China could play helpful role in convincing Pakistan that it was in its national interest to crackdown on terror safe havens.
The identities of the slain militants are being ascertained and combing operations are underway, officials said. One of them, identified as Khalid Ahmed Dar (22) from Kudwani, later succumbed. "One youth was killed while another was injured after army fired at the people pelting stones at them", Vaid said. Soldiers allegedly opened fire in retaliation and two civilians sustained bullet injuries in the ensuing crossfire.
He made his debut for the PNG Kumuls in 2015 during the Pacific Test as Kumul number 269 playing in nearly every Kumuls match since then. "He passed away early this morning - he was a great guy and I'm just devastated". THESE 13 stadiums will host matches at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. 'I spoke to him on Saturday and he was excited about coming to play for us.
Iran signed the accord in 2015 with six world powers, agreeing to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of many worldwide sanctions. But Zarif was quoted as saying that media reports that the Brussels talks would focus on the protests are "baseless and unfounded". "The U.S. administration will definitely regret it", he said on Iranian state television.
Clouds increase Wednesday afternoon with skies becoming overcast Wednesday evening as a warm front moves towards the region from the southwest. A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low at 29. Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for rain . Low: 16. Day: Cloudy with a 70 percent chance for rain with around one-quarter inch possible.
Organizers said the show of white was meant to mock the "snowflake" insult that Trump supporters make against the president's opponents. At the time, Pence said, "I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our flag, or our national anthem".
An annual meeting of the wealthy global elite - some of whom have been quite critical of Trump - Davos seems a unusual venue for a president who has criticized free trade agreements and the effects of globalization on US industries. Last year's WEF was dominated by reaction to Mr Trump's surprise election victory and his campaign. Although the annual conference primarily facilitates corporate and multinational honchos discussing world social and economic trends at panel discussions and over ...
It was released by the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee , Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to release transcripts of an interview with a founder of the firm that commissioned the controversial dossier about President Donald Trump and Russian Federation.
She also posed several questions, and was warned to restrict her statements to comments only - even though the board was answering her questions, KATV reported . "What are you doing?" the distressed teacher shouted. "Sir, hold on, I am way smaller than you". The officer orders her to "stop resisting". The board does not plan to press charges against the teacher.
Firefighters rescued a 14-year-old girl after she was trapped for hours inside a destroyed home in Montecito Tuesday. The wildfires, including several blazes a year ago, have burned acres of protective brush on hillsides, leaving little to no vegetation to prevent mudslides and debris flow, The first major storm of this rainy season was expected to drench Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and Los Angeles overnight Monday through Tuesday.
Even though Dunkin' Donuts has been expanding its business footprint, the company says it's now scaling back its menu. Among the items you won't see anymore - the strawberry banana smoothie and the steak and egg breakfast sandwich. The company said the move was, "part of a larger initiative to offer our guests simpler ingredients and cleaner menu labels". However, the cuts - which went into effect today in NY and New England, and will migrate sort of southwestward till they've reached ...
Attorney Andrew Lelling released a statement warning that his office "will aggressively investigate and prosecute bulk cultivation and trafficking cases, and those who use the federal banking system illegally", MassLive reports . The Obama-era policy has generally barred federal law enforcement officials from interfering with marijuana sales in states where the drug is legal.
Total Dhamaal is the third installment of Kumar's blockbuster Dhamaal franchise. Helmed by Indra Kumar, the film will be bankrolled by Ajay Devgn Films, Markand Adhikari , Ashok Thakeria , Anand Pandit and Fox Star Studios. With Total Dhamaal , three more big movies are going to release in that month. And this time around, the duo will be joined by Ajay Devgn for the multi-starrer.
He drew a contrast between Mr. Gandhi's speeches and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to 270 parliamentarians of Indian Origin in New Delhi this morning, which he said was aimed at "boosting ties between India and other countries".
Famous for embracing the title of "America's Toughest Sheriff", Arpaio was convicted by a federal judge after the Maricopa lawman's defied an order to stop detaining immigrants simply due to their legal status. Jeff Flake's (R-Ariz.) seat when he leaves office. The question now is whether President Trump will campaign for Arpaio in the Grand Canyon State, or at the very least endorse him.
After Tapper asked Miller if Trump's tweet helps or hurts his cause, Miller went off about CNN's validity as a legitimate news network, saying that CNN has created a "toxic environment" and continued to deliver "fake news". Throughout the interview, Miller repeatedly praised Trump's political prowess, knocking the "so-called political geniuses in Washington" who didn't predict the populist Republican's ascent.
Pence is not expected to meet with the Palestinians, who have sought to make Israel-annexed east Jerusalem their capital. The White House said Pence will address the need to combat terrorism and help persecuted religious minorities. The worldwide community does not recognise Israeli sovereignty over the full city. "The Vice President is looking forward to meeting with the leaders of Egypt, Jordan, and Israel to discuss ways to work together to fight terrorism and improve our national ...
Trump, even as he ended the DACA program, has occasionally voiced sympathy for the plight of the young immigrants, many of whom only know the U.S.as their home. But Democrats have long drawn a line in the sand on the wall, defeating funding it at every turn so far. Trump, under pressure from some conservatives, has said any DACA deal with Democrats must include ending "chain migration", which could jeopardize the parents of Dreamers who are still in the United States illegally, and a visa ...
The attack took place near the legislative assembly of southwestern Balochistan province of which Quetta is the capital. Outlawed militant groups like Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi have mostly been involved in attacks on security forces in recent years.
The board of directors of Altice USA has also approved in principal the payment of a $1.5 billion cash dividend to all shareholders immediately prior to completion of the separation, and a share buyback program of up to $2 billion. Altice has announced a major reorganisation plan, saying it wants to split the company into two companies, one with its eye only on the United States and the other on Europe, with the goal of simplifying the company's structure, enhancing accountability and ...
In lifting the Roy Emerson Trophy, Kyrgios becomes the second Australian champion in the tournament's 10-year history after Lleyton Hewitt in 2014. "Because obviously, I'm playing well under pressure and in pressure situations". But the delay did nothing to upset Kyrgios's rhythm and he broke Harrison twice more to take the title in one hour and 13 minutes, fittingly winning the title with an ace.
King said both , "I don't think at this point she is actually considering it" and also, "I also know, after years of watching the Oprah show, you always have the right to change your mind". "I slept on it and came to the conclusion that the Oprah thing isn't that insane", tweeted Dan Pfeiffer, a former senior advisor to Barack Obama, the president whom Winfrey was credited with helping to elect in 2008.
As a gesture to boost cooperation under the modern Belt and Road Initiative, Macron chose Xi'an as the first stop of his visit to China . In a keynote speech at the ancient imperial palace complex Daming Palace, Macron said China and Europe should work together on the Belt and Road Initiative, and he also mentioned the way to advance bilateral relations.