Primary Election Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, March 6, and voters' choices will have a huge impact on the future of cannabis policy in Texas. Rival TX-07 candidate Laura Moser says the election was a wake-up call for many Democrats. But Democrats say public outrage over preventable gun violence and the gun lobby's grip on Tallahassee have the potential to transform politics. "The excitement being generated now among candidates will not only build, it will consolidate".
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellLawmakers feel pressure on guns Bipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on Export-Import Bank nominees Curbelo Dem rival lashes out over immigration failure MORE (R-Ky.) suggested that his chamber would not take up gun reform this week, and will instead take up a banking bill.
Mental health issues are no greater in the US than in any other democracy, yet our mass-murder rate is through the roof, while those of others are practically nil. Now, the current Australian Ambassador to the US, he recently tweeted it can't happen here because "guns are more pervasive and cultural" in the United States.
New Zealand will not be making any threats of retaliation against Donald Trump's plan to put tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum , Trade Minister David Parker says. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the tariffs unacceptable. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said such punitive tariffs would mostly affect European industries, warning that it might also spark an worldwide trade conflict.
The NRA should be working in cooperation with the federal and state governments to see to it that weapons, which are created to kill, are purchased and used responsibly. Maybe if we eliminate "gun free" school zones. Blaming the National Rifle Association (NRA) for these shootings is ridiculous. When it comes to gun-control legislation, Congress continually misses the chance to do something positive.
Nalgonda: BJP State president on Saturday felt that it was not a tough task for his party to capture power in Telangana. Tripura , one of the last bastions of the Left has fallen. "I applaud the tireless work of the local BJP unit". "They will bring about the change in Bengal too", he added. The BJP's inclusive agenda is what did the trick.
We believe that Canada's future rests on making sure that every Canadian has an opportunity to work, and to earn a good living from that work. In fact, with rising taxes, cancelled tax credits and government-regulated changes to the housing market, Canadians are reporting that life is too expensive.
The House on Wednesday night skipped the committee process and voted 98-1 to approve the 5 percent raises to end the walkout that began a week ago. "We had some teachers who were very upset with us" for accepting the deal, Wood said . Senate President Mitch Carmichael and Senate Majority Leader Ryan Ferns said they are skeptical of the revised revenue estimates. And so, there-until some of these bills go through and there's a task force that actually takes on these huge premium hikes over ...
Deputy White House Communications Director Josh Raffel announced his resignation a day earlier. But in recent weeks, Hicks' connection to mounting administration scandals made her low profile impossible to maintain. One of US President Donald Trump's closest and most loyal confidantes, she is also his longest-serving aide, having become the spokesperson for his US presidential campaign in 2015.
Great patriots. They love our country but that doesn't mean we have to agree on everything", Trump said . The National Rifle Association , an organization Trump has personally lauded over the last week, opposes raising the age limit to purchase certain weapons.
The team qualified for the Olympics in eighth position, the last position, and we made it count. In an email, a spokesperson for Skate Canada declined to respond about the scores of its judges, but told BuzzFeed News that "all of the Canadian judges submitted to the ISU for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games meet the eligibility criteria, and were approved as judges by the ISU, according to its rules and regulations".
The plan could see US Coast Guard ships deployed in the region to stop and search vessels. Due to the sanctions , China's trade with North Korea fell to $215.97 million in January, the lowest since June 2014, according to data from the General Administration of Customs released on Friday.
We were taught there were two things you never talked about outside of the home: religion and politics. And you're searching for an answer. "Kennedy, I met him because of his father". - Just three miles west of where Billy Graham was born in Charlotte, off the parkway that bears his name, is the Billy Graham Library. It was a friendship of mutual admiration.
President Donald Trump is blaming ailing Republican Sen. "If they get in, they will repeal your tax cuts". "There's nobody that loves the Second Amendment more than I do. Pence, who led the USA delegation at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea earlier this month, also focused on a familiar theme for Trump supporters - attacking the US news media.
Her bronze from Wednesday's downhill will " 99.9 percent " be her final Olympic medal. Vonn , 33, is now the oldest woman to win an Alpine skiing medal. After Shiffrin won the giant slalom in her first race the brutal cold and wind allowed, she admittedly lost focus. Vonn placed sixth in the women's super-G event on Saturday.
He added: "I can't feel comfortable in my country knowing that people have, will have, are ever going to feel like this". If you supported us, you would have made a change long ago and you would be making a change now. As CNN reported, the Florida state House voted down a motion to consider a ban on semiautomatic guns and large capacity magazines on Tuesday. Rick Scott , foreground, speaks along with Sheriff Scott Israel, center, of Broward County, and Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General, ...
Away from the grace and elegance of the skating rink, another Canadian, Cassie Sharpe, produced some jaw-dropping aerobatics to storm to freestyle skiing's halfpipe gold. "It's not about putting that on her, it's just she has so much experience", she said. But there's still plenty of time for the USA and other countries to put more athletes atop the podium.
The Rev. Billy Graham was "a preacher of God's word not only in his sermons, but also in the very life he lived", said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. For Graham, that tension wasn't always pretty. The motorcade will go through Black Mountain, and through the intersection of W. State Street and Highway 9 near Town Hardware, which was formally Black Mountain Drugstore.
The $6 million nose cone, also known as a payload fairing , appeared to survive its journey to space and arrive back in good shape, Musk said . While SpaceX's first-stage boosters are typically recovered and refurbished, Falcon 9 fairings are usually thrown away, Boyte writes .
But not Trump - he's been firing people, threatening to fire others, literally climbing the walls, and totally preoccupied with the investigation to the exclusion of everything else. Another tragedy like the mass deaths in Aleppo is possible in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, where dozens of women and children have been killed so far this month during Russian-aided bombing attacks that Assad says are antiterrorist operations.
The Apostle Paul told us that to live is Christ and to die is to gain more of Him (Phil. 1:21). At his final crusade in June 2005 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in NY, he said, "I have one message: that Jesus Christ came, he died on a cross, he rose again, and he asked us to repent of our sins and receive him by faith as Lord and Savior, and if we do, we have forgiveness of all of our sins".
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran and Florida Senate President Joe Negron both declined to participate in person. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez reacts during her speech at a rally for gun control at the U.S.
Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in US elections: the post office. "It's also very clear Russian Federation didn't have an impact on the election", Sanders said at a briefing today. Trump's tweet outraged some survivors of the school shooting that killed 17 last week. The president should administer the sanctions on Russian Federation that Congress mandated and he has since dismissed.
But an update later in the evening by Cardon cast doubt that a threat was ever actually made by a student. Two more students were arrested Tuesday, suspected of making threats about their schools. Everybody is on heightened alert right now and if you say something or post something stupid you may end up going to jail for it", said Dugan. We visited every classroom and are working to identify all parties who are the source of the threat.
The Iranian official underlined that the enemies have waged a soft war against Iran through dissemination of false information about Iran's presence in Syria. Such an escalation could snowball into a unsafe regional conflict. Fortunately, all sides seemed to accept a rapid de-escalation. The road to muzzling Iran's belligerence in Syria could go through Moscow, a tack the US and Israel should think hard about taking.
However, the exact numbers are really hard to pinpoint, even now. ORIGINAL POST from 6:30 a.m. Friday . By Sunday , skies turn mostly clear and the sunshine returns. The recent storm that blew in on February 12 left mountain residents with a reason to celebrate. UPDATE: The WSDOT has announced avalanche control is planned for USA 2 Stevens Pass on Saturday , February 17th between 2:00 a.m.
Romney had been scheduled to begin his campaign for senator from Utah on Thursday, but he delayed the announcement Wednesday evening "out of respect for the victims and their families" of a massacre at a South Florida high school. He became a resident of Utah in 2013 and owns a mansion in Holladay. Romney enters the race as the odds on favorite . "Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world", he said.
Sources told Bloomberg that US forces killed more than 200 contract soldiers, mostly Russians fighting on behalf of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, last week. As details from the ground continue to emerge, however, the attack was an even bigger deal than the one Syria's government already took to the UN Security Council as a massacre, with in excess of 200 fighters actually believed to have been killed by the USA, and scores of Russians among them.
The plan supported by the Trump Administration ties funding for increased border security-including the construction of a wall-to the creation of a path for citizenship for "Dreamers", as well as the elimination of the diversity visa lottery and restrictions on family-sponsored migration, commonly known as " chain migration ".
The court declared the 2011 Republican-crafted map unconstitutional on January 22 and directed the General Assembly to propose a new one and send it to Democratic Governor Tom Wolf . But by the time he musters a majority of House members to impeach the jurists and two-thirds of senators to remove them-if that ever comes to pass-it will be too late.
Moon's chief of staff held a farewell dinner for the delegation before the delegation attended a performance by a North Korean orchestra, the last item on their itinerary before heading home. It was the first time the North and South, still technically at war, had fielded a unified Olympic hockey team. The North Korean contingent also included the country's famed cheer squad members - more than 120 red-clad women who sat together in six groups around the Kwandong Hockey Center, singing, ...
At this point, most snow is done and we're in clean up mode through early Thursday . It will basically park itself right over southeast MI, predominantly south of the Metro, and dump several inches of snow on the ground before it finally moves east in the afternoon.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's announcement yesterday, February 6, of a boycott of B.C. Wines was in retaliation to the B.C. government's decision last week to restrict increases in bitumen shipments from Alberta until more spill response studies are conducted.
The bill , released overnight, authorizes the sale of 100 million barrels from the Strategic Oil Reserve to pay for some of the new spending, and raises customs and airport security fees in the next decade. But, she said, without a commitment from Ryan to allow a free-flowing debate on immigration protections for DREAMers, "this package does not have my support".