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Bilal Abdul Kareem, a US citizen, Ahmad Muaffaq Zaidan, a dual Pakistani-Syrian citizen who works, reject accusation they are members of militant organizations.
“This controversy is over … the constitution has won,” Nicolas Maduro said in a televised speech just after midnight.
“The amount offered in settlement provides significant and immediate recovery,” U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego concluded.
“Do we think he’s a hindrance? Yes. Are we going to sit there and focus on getting him out? No,” US Ambassador Nikki Haley to the United Nations stressed.
Sturgeon: “In these very changed circumstances the people of Scotland have the right to choose our own future, to exercise our right of self determination.”
US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Trump would unveil $1 trillion infrastructure plan this year, but did not offer details of funding for projects.
“If confirmed, this could be the long-awaited compromise where Jacob Zuma agrees to go in return for some protection,” said political analyst Nic Borain.
“I don’t want that to happen,” U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said, referring to Trump’s offer to work with Democrats.
“We’ve defeated the State Department, we’ve defeated the Mexican foreign ministry, we’ve defeated the Venezuelan right wing” a jubilant Maduro said later during a televised Cabinet meeting.
UK POLITICS: Brexit: Theresa May Officially Triggers Article 50, Tim Barrow Delivers the Letter to Donald Tusk EU President
“The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union,” Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”
Buhari nominated Stephen Ocheni, of Kogi state and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe state, to fill the vacant labor and environment ministries, said the Senate on its official Twitter account.
Security forces surrounded Paraguay’s Congress on Tuesday while lawmakers argued over a possible change in law that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election, a move that the opposition says would weaken democratic institutions.
“Until we have a framework to control and regulate marijuana, the current laws apply,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the beginning of March.
Sturgeon is pressing for referendum in the second half of 2018 or first half of 2019, before Britain leaves EU, but May has told her “now is not the time.”
President Muhammadu Buhari is spending between one and four hours a day in his office to conserve his energy levels, diplomats and presidency sources said.
All NDP and Liberal MPs supported the motion, which passed 201-91. Majority of Conservative voted against. Gagan Sikand and Barrie Alex Nuttall abstained.
Othmani, from the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), was appointed as premier last week by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. He replaced PJD leader Abdelilah Benkirane, whose efforts to form a government following October elections had been frustrated.
After the failed Republican effort to push through the bill, insurers are looking at changes to help 2018, America’s Health Insurance Plans Kristine Grow said.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that tax reform in many ways is “a lot simpler” than healthcare reform.