The jurors made clear virtually from the start that they were struggling to reach consensus. Percoco was accused of accepting more than $300,000 in bribes from two companies with state business, the New York Times reported . Republicans had seized upon the trial as evidence of a seamy Albany culture that they claimed the governor, a Democrat, had condoned and even encouraged.
The move comes about a month after the ICC opened a preliminary examination into thousands of deaths linked to his violent campaign against suspected drug users and dealers. He also stressed that the criminal acts hurled against him "do not fall under the enumerated grounds by which the ICC can assume jurisdiction". "The deaths occurring in the process of legitimate police operation lacked the intent to kill", said Mr Duterte.
The Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) deputy director Gina Haspel will succeed Mr Pompeo, becoming the first woman to lead the agency. There had been longstanding rumors throughout most of Tillerson's tenure of friction between Trump and his secretary of state, a former Exxon Mobile Corp.
The dinner was attended by Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and his party colleague Tariq Anwar, Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Tejashwi Yadav and his sister Misa Bharti from the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, Kanimozhi of the DMK, Rashtriya Lok Dal President Ajit Singh and Ram Gopal Yadav of the Samajwadi Party .Hemant Soren of JMM, Badruddin Ajmal of AIUDF, Mohd Salim of CPM, D Raja of CPI have also joined the dinner party.
The BJP Parliamentary party meeting in the morning also saw the party leaders slamming the Congress for obstructing the functioning of the Parliament. The Congress is anti-democratic. After both the houses were adjourned early on the day, Congress hit back at BJP. Sources in the party said the decision came after repeated attempts to reach out failed to assuage the opposition, protesting, among other things, against the alleged Rs 12,700 crore PNB swindle involving diamantaire Nirav Modi ...
After all, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government at the centre has such a big majority that a couple of seats would not result in a big shift in fortunes for the government. The BJP, which has an overwhelming majority in the state Assembly, has nothing to lose in terms of number, but the polls can be a precursor to the general elections next year.
The Trump administration is seeking to raise tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods. Overall, the primary metals industry in USA, which is largely steel and aluminum, accounts for just under 0.7 per cent of the economy. For now, South Korea has to deal with American tariffs on steel imports. That war has been raging for decades and we've been losing. While it's not clear if this will spark a trade war , one thing is for sure - investors need to take a wait-and-see approach to the ...
Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, told lawmakers that he agreed with other top Pentagon figures, including Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford, who also have backed the landmark nuclear agreement.
Satz, submitted a notice of intent to seek the death penalty to state court. "This is an opportunity to put the criminal case behind and help the victims' families begin to try and pick up pieces of their lives for our community to heal and to figure out how we stop these things from ever happening again", Finkelstein said last month.
Daniels wants to return the money that effectively suppressed her, and began to share with the media details about their alleged affair. Yikes! A friend of porn star Stormy Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford) is backing up her allegations that President Donald Trump , 71, asked her to spank him with a Forbes magazine featuring himself and his adult children on the cover.
On a day filled with White House staffing shake-ups , the president remained mostly on-script in his 25-minute remarks, commenting on the positive developments with North Korea and the potential for expanding the U.S. "At a time when we are trying to integrate the department's joint warfighting functions, I do not wish to add a separate service that would likely present a narrower and even parochial approach to space operations", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congressman Michael Turner in ...
The production plan is an update on the original plan called "Roadmap E" announced previous year. Volkswagen is targeting annual production of 3 million electric vehicles by 2025. Yet, Muller said electrification does not mean the firm is moving away completely from conventional technologies. As part of this initiative, VW will invest almost €20 ($24.8) billion into their "conventional vehicle and drive portfolio" in 2018.
Visiting Sacramento, Sessions said , "So here's my message for Mayor Schaaf: How dare you?" He pointed out that the criminal illegal immigrants ICE targeted in recent raids were the ones who were actually terrorizing immigrant communities, as they are charged with serious offenses such as assault and murder.
Stirring a controversy in the forest fire tragedy that took lives of 9 people in Kurangani forest near Theni in Tamil Nadu, the survivors have claimed that they had the permit to trek from the forest department. The club's website says it has around 40,000 members as non-profit volunteers and organises hundreds of outdoor, sports, environment and social activities during weekday mornings and weekends.
In the video from the 2014 trial , defendant Siale Angilau can be seen standing from his chair, taking a pen from his defense counsel's table, sprinting and lunging toward the witness, who narrowly ducked out of the way before a US marshal shot four times, striking Angilau.
Actresses Susan Sarandon and Bette Midler , and talk show host Chelsea Handler were among shoe donors. Some participants who attended to help display the shoes lost their own children to gun violence. She said open access to weapons is "giving power to trembling hands". When extrapolated to the five-year, three-month period the empty shoes protest encompasses, the number is closer to 7,460.
The show's impressive voice cast also includes Leslie Odom Jr. The tech company has given a two-season order for the show, which is named Central Park . This move marks a rare one for 20th Century Fox Television, selling work outside the Fox corporate family. Bouchard will remain busy; not only is Bob's Burgers continuing at FOX, but a movie has been in development for a while.
And in the latest sign that, after loudly criticizing the Iran deal as one of the "worst deal ever", the Trump administration is planning to move ahead with its plans to reimpose sanctions, Axios reports that Trump told Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu that he will demand "significant changes" to the deal in his negotiations over possible modifications as the different parties try to come to a "last chance" compromise to keep it intact.
The local number outpaces both the first-quarter outlook and last year's second-quarter figures. "It is also a decrease of three percentage points compared with the Outlook report during the same time previous year, indicating a slow hiring period for the upcoming months".
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will be in Washington for three days this week - meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and key members of Congress. 1 supplier of both steel and aluminum. Trudeau accused China of flooding global markets with cheap steel on Monday, saying Canada has already taken steps to prevent "dumping".