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Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire

Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire

He won re-election in 2016 by a 19-point margin, and his district was once considered so safe that, in 2000, filmmaker Michael Moore registered a ficus tree to run against Frelinghuysen to highlight the uncompetitive district. So far, five Democrats are in the running to replace Frelinghuysen, including former federal prosecutor Mikie Sherrill , who has been endorsed by the Giffords PAC and End Citizens United PAC. Consulte Mais Informação

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Colombia suspends peace talks with ELN rebels over bombings

Colombia suspends peace talks with ELN rebels over bombings

Meanwhile, President Juan Manuel Santos's administration is weighing the future of peace talks with the guerrilla group, which has participated in dialogue with the government for nearly a year. When a ceasefire with the ELN expired on January 10, the government said it was suspending talks with the rebel group, which returned to targeting security forces and oil installations. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran building precision weapons factories in Lebanon, IDF spokesperson says

Iran building precision weapons factories in Lebanon, IDF spokesperson says

Iran has de-facto opened a new branch, the 'Lebanon branch.' Iran is here", he said. This quiet is to the benefit of residents on both sides. The IDF Spokesman noted that the IDF has spent the past year improving its war preparations on the northern front, including "planning, training, equipping, and significant exercises, the most prominent of which is the Northern Corps exercise , which took place this year for the first time in 20 years, to put into actual practice the IDF's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman struck on I-95 near Elkton

Multiple vehicles were able to avoid the victim before she was struck by a box truck, police said. Police reported that the truck driver remained at the scene after striking Gotfredson. The pedestrian-related crash forced emergency workers to close all southbound I-95 lanes for approximately two and a half hours, police said. The lanes were reopened by 11:50 a.m. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nine dead in Kabul attack

Nine dead in Kabul attack

Marshal Fahim Military Academy was the target of an attack last October, when a suicide bombing killed 15 Afghan Army cadets as they were leaving the facility located near Qambar square in Afghanistan's capital. Its followers have clashed with both Afghan forces and the Taliban. But Ghani, embroiled in confrontation with provincial powerbrokers defying central rule, faces anger from an increasingly frustrated population, who want him to set aside political divisions and focus on security. Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft adds new app integrations, app store to Teams

Microsoft adds new app integrations, app store to Teams

During an interview with GeekWire, Larry Waldman , principal program manager for Microsoft Teams, gave an example of the kinds of problems Teams is trying to solve with these new features: picking a restaurant for a lunch with co-workers. "Now you can command apps from the search box with "@" commands. Starting today, users can leverage apps in various new ways and command apps to take quick actions directly from the command box. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ali Gabr signs for West Brom

Ali Gabr signs for West Brom

He formed a solid partnership with camptriot Ahmed Hegazi at the heart of Egypt's four-man backline during the team's run to the African Cup of Nations final in February 2017. "We've continued to follow his progress since then and saw a good opportunity to do a deal in this window". "Ali is strong, dominant in the air and he's got good pace as well", said West Brom technical director Nick Hammond. Consulte Mais Informação

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Alex Azar Sworn In as HHS Secretary

Alex Azar Sworn In as HHS Secretary

President Donald Trump vowed Monday that his new health-care chief Alex Azar - a former top drug-company executive - is "going to get those prescription drug prices way down" as Azar was sworn in to his job. Trump also spoke of Azar's duties to help "unravel the tangled web of special interests that are driving prices up for medicine and for really hurting patients". Consulte Mais Informação

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Govt to ensure passage of Triple Talaq bill in Budget session

Govt to ensure passage of Triple Talaq bill in Budget session

During the meeting, the Prime Minister exhorted all political parties to collectively strive to create a constructive atmosphere in Budget Session to achieve National good. "They want to just get done with this & go for election". According to the draft law, which would be applicable to the entire country except Jammu and Kashmir, an instant talaq would attract a jail term of three years and a fine. Consulte Mais Informação

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First Pure Electric Volvo To Arrive As Standalone Hatchback In 2019

First Pure Electric Volvo To Arrive As Standalone Hatchback In 2019

The British publication claims the electric auto will be largely based on the 40.2 concept, which will morph into a production model with only a few design changes. "We are building a modular system to meet different customer sectors, both in battery size and electric motor configuration", said Green. Obviously the production 40.2 (a name change is likely) is just the start of Volvo's electrification plans, and it has already announced plans to electrify its lineup, which will also include ... Consulte Mais Informação

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