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Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?

Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?

The White House said Friday that 1,056 members of the Executive Office of the President would be furloughed, and 659, considered essential, would continue to report to work. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission meanwhile would have to furlough 95 per cent of its employees immediately. An agency spokeswoman said the derivatives regulator could, however, call in additional staff in the event of a financial market emergency. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police rule 42-year-old man's demise in Dartmouth a murder

Police rule 42-year-old man's demise in Dartmouth a murder

The investigation is ongoing and police were still on the scene early Saturday evening. A police report says officers responded to a report of a suspicious death on Farthington Place at 4:08 on Sunday morning. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. No suspects are in custody and McIsaac said investigators don't believe Miles' death to be random. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mulvaney: Dems Want Trump to Give SOTU During Shutdown

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney is defending himself from charges of hypocrisy in his attacks on Democrats over the government shutdown , given his own role at the center of the last fiscal clash in 2013. "It seems that the whole process was blown up by the president's comment". "I mean, the problems start from the top and have to get solved from the top", Trump said on Fox News during the 2013 shutdown, when President Barack Obama was in office. Consulte Mais Informação

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Several People Have Been Injured Following A Train Crash In Western Sydney

Several People Have Been Injured Following A Train Crash In Western Sydney

Twenty ambulances and three rescue helicopters are now at the scene. Seventeen NSW Ambulance resources, three rescue helicopters and seven NSW Fire and Rescue crews are attending the scene. A witness told 2GB radio station, 'There was a huge amount of dust. Transport for NSW bosses and union leaders have agreed to halt their discussion until after lunchtime so Sydney Trains can have all hands on deck to deal with the accident. Consulte Mais Informação

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FBI Says It Failed to Preserve 5 Months of Strzok's Text Messages

FBI Says It Failed to Preserve 5 Months of Strzok's Text Messages

The text messages between the two former Mueller staffers incensed many Republicans who cited them as evidence that the Justice Department's investigations into both Trump and Clinton were tainted. "The loss of records from this period is concerning because it is apparent from other records that Mr. Strzok and Ms. Page communicated frequently about the investigation", Johnson wrote. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Cold War Mentality': US Defense Strategy Includes False Judgments on China

'Cold War Mentality': US Defense Strategy Includes False Judgments on China

Ren said the strategy is full of unreal assertions of "zero-sum" games and confrontations. "We demand the United States to get rid of the Cold War mentality and to prefer peaceful means of settling major problems of the modern world, follow common trends of global development, and evaluate China's national defense and the development of its army in a rational and objective manner", the statement said. Consulte Mais Informação

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