Anslinger reportedly once commented that, "There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the USA, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers. That's become commonplace in other states, but is seen as unlikely to pass the Kansas Legislature this year. Alford represents the most southwest House district in Kansas.
Some 21,663 migrants arrived in Spain as of December 28 a year ago, while 1,067 landed in Cyprus, preliminary figures show. Libyan Navy on Tuesday announced that more than 100 illegal immigrants were lost at sea off the western coast on their way to Europe.
For the second year in a row, Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan sit at the bottom of the Henley Passport Index , each able to access 30 or fewer countries visa-free. Stressing for the need for visa-free access in the countries, Dr. By contrast, 18 countries maintained their level of visa-free access year-on- year, and the remainder of countries (174 in total) saw an improvement in their level of access compared to 2017.
There is a concern that the combination of intense rain and warm temperatures will cause snow to melt quickly and clog storm drains. "It's not so likely in Harrisburg - there's a better chance of snow in northern and western Pennsylvania".
HELLE:.In the state OH, came back home after defending that right and could not exercise it because of this archaic, awful policy. At another point Chief Justice Roberts seemed to wonder just how far the voting-rights activists' arguments stretched, wondering whether there's a constitutional right not to vote at all.
The Canadian dollar and the country's stocks fell on Wednesday on the back of a report that says President Donald Trump could pull the US out of NAFTA. The report briefly roiled the Canadian dollar and stocks and pushed down the Mexico peso - providing a look into what might happen if Trump follows through on his previous threats to leave NAFTA.
Up to five men reportedly stormed the hotel with axes at around 6:30pm local time Wednesday, with three of the raiders arrested by police soon after. The city's police commissioner issued a statement on Twitter thanking officers for their quick reactions, which led to the arrest of three men.
Following the Centre's submission, the SC disposed of the petition and said its order making the national anthem optional would remain in operation till the committee came out with recommendations. Until the committee submits its recommendations, a process that is likely to take six months, it was urged that the apex court may consider restoring the position as it stood before the order was passed on 30 November 2016.
Virgin Islands. Meanwhile in Honduras, there were no early reports of damage on land following the quake. A tsunami advisory is in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and there is a potential threat to the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Nicaragua, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Belize, Jamaica and Costa Rica, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center .
Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) for leaking the transcript of a closed door hearing the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson . The president added , "The single greatest Witch Hunt in American history continues". Feinstein had the authority to make the transcript public as the committee's top Democrat, he said .
After winning the National Title against the Bulldogs in dramatic fashion, the running back to Twitter and explained that if people listened closely, they would hear that he said 'Fuck Georgia'. Scarbrough wasn't the only person angry the President was in attendance. Scarbrough, who has been overshadowed at times this season by RB Damien Harris, carried the ball just four times against Georgia.
Addressing the first Persons of Indian Origin Parliamentarians' Conference in New Delhi , Modi also called on lawmakers from countries ranging from the USA and the United Kingdom to Reunion Islands in the Indian Ocean to play the role of catalysts to boost India's economic growth.
The exact nature of the blast was not known yet, said the police. The incident happened about 300 meters away from provincial assembly building of Balochistan, and the targeted policemen were deployed at the security of the assembly, Samaa News reported.
A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. The president added that he appeared on one of her final shows and said he knows her "very well". However, that doesn't mean he believes people should enter the race without considering who they will be up against. "By the way, where is @Oprah?" he tweeted .
He reaffirmed Islamabad's sacrifices and contributions in the war against terrorism. Last week, the Trump administration blocked a $ 1 billion military assistance package for Islamabad over the continued presence of terrorists on Pakistani soil and Islamabad's allegedly insufficient efforts to remove them.
Iran's nuclear chief said Monday that Iran might reconsider its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog (IAEA) if the United States fails to respect its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal, Iran Daily reported . To be frank, however, we are not convinced that Europeans would do that. Iranian state broadcaster IRIB quoted Zarif as saying that in light of "U.S.
According to the network, this year's games mark the first time VR has ever been available for Winter Olympic coverage. UK Sport chair Katherine Grainger recognised at a presentation on Tuesday that Britain, second in the medal table at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics with 27 golds, was not known as a winter nation.
The board of directors of Altice USA has also approved in principal the payment of a $1.5 billion cash dividend to all shareholders immediately prior to completion of the separation, and a share buyback program of up to $2 billion. The business has prospered in the United States, providing support for this spin-off plan. "With U.S. activities clearly split, the contagion effect will not be felt", said Thomas Coudry, an analyst at Bryan, Garnier & Co.
Interestingly, the cold air that enabled this snow to fall came from the same cold-air outbreak we saw in the Eastern U.S.in late December. Thanks to this considerable accumulation, significantly more than the light dusting it experienced just over a year ago, the snow managed to stick around for a bit longer this time.
All India Solar Industries Association ( AISIA ), the industry body of domestic solar manufacturers, today said it is against imposition of any blanket safeguard duty on import of solar panels and cells citing concerns over the possible negative impact of such a move on domestic solar manufacturers operating in Special Economic Zones (SEZs).
A year ago, Trump described Atlanta on Twitter as "falling apart" and "crime infested", because Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) refused to attend his inauguration. A second group, Refuse Fascism and Refuse Fascism ATL , will "take a knee against Trump" outside CNN's world headquarters nearby to support the athletes Trump has criticized for kneeling during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality.
The report, published on Saturday 6 January, entitled "Tapes Reveal Egyptian Leaders" Tacit Acceptance of Jerusalem Move', and written by David Kirkpatrick - who is the Times' global correspondent, based in London - claimed to have obtained four audio recordings of an Egyptian intelligence officer talking to the hosts of several talkshows in Egypt.
Also, ice accumulations up to a tenth of an inch are possible in some areas, the weather service said. Expect snow accumulations around 5 inches. South wind 5 to 11 miles per hour becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Be the first to know when news happens. Patchy fog between 8 a.m.to 11 a.m. Low around 16. Blustery. Chance of rain is 50 percent.
Mumbai: Amid continuous outrage over the Aadhaar data breach that was reported after an investigation by The Tribune earlier this month, and the consequent FIR filed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), US whistle-blower Edward Snowden spoke up again on Tuesday in defence of the concerned journalist.
Sales were especially strong over the Christmas and New Year period with like for like sales of 3.7% for the same period said the Company in a statement. The Bradford-based chain said the like-for-like retail sales performance in the 10 weeks to January 7 came as it resisted hiking prices despite surging costs, with the price of a basket of key Christmas items the same as a year ago.
Following the close of its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive , expected to take place early this year, Discovery plans to create a National Operations Headquarters at Scripps' current Knoxville, TN, campus. Isiah Leggett, county executive of Montgomery County, where Silver Spring resides, told Observer that the county had made a "substantial" offer to Discovery in a attempt to keep it from moving operations to Knoxville.
MI police charged Candice Diaz and Brad Fields in the death of Diaz's four-year-old daughter. Regardless of who's bears the blame, the US Marshals are now on the case, joining Sumpter Township police. He was later arrested on domestic violence charges. "She would run around the house when we had her always with a big ole smile on her face", says her grandmother, Deborah Barret.
You have to answer why people are not getting the money that is in the foreign accounts of Indians. "The way corruption, poverty, unemployment and the real issues are being swept under the carpet and ghar wapasi, love jihad and cows are being given space, is deplorable".
The alligators seem to instinctively know when the water is about to freeze, says Howard, who is general manager of the park . The park later posted an update video on January 9 to show the alligators swimming around after the ice had thawed.
Both retailers increased their sales by 16.8% compared with the same period the previous year, taking Aldi's share of the entire United Kingdom grocery market to 6.8% from 6% a year earlier and Lidl's to 5% from 4.4%, Kantar Worldpanel said.