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Spicer's absence in papal visit reveals Trump's family-first rule

Spicer's absence in papal visit reveals Trump's family-first rule

As imagination-firing, meme-spawning images go, the visual of President Trump and King Salman of Saudi Arabia touching a radiant globe seemed impossible to beat-until the reports and photographs emerged of the Trumps at the Vatican on Wednesday morning.



Congress to review martial law report next week

She quoted another official as saying Marawi was like "a ghost town". Martial law was declared about 10 p.m. Tuesday, and reinforcements were expected. "Thus, the New People's Army (NPA) must be ready to accelerate the recruitment of new Red fighters as Duterte's martial law convinces more and more people to take up arms against the rotten system", the statement read.


United flight evacuated on Newark airport tarmac after engine fire

United flight evacuated on Newark airport tarmac after engine fire

The pilots then deployed the slides and commenced evacuation of the plane. Of the three minor injuries, one person reported an ankle injury, Guerin told CNN. 5 injured as SFO bound plane catches fire at NJ airportAn engine caught fire while the plane was taxiing on the tarmac before takeoff, last night. The airport reopened shortly before 11 p.m., but the airport said passengers should expect delays throughout the night and into Wednesday morning.



United Nations alarm over conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Some of them have been held in such detention for up to 11 years. Zeid said the right of detainees to access a lawyer is a fundamental protection in worldwide human rights law "that should never be curtailed". The media committee set up to support the hunger striking prisoners released a statement on Sunday announcing that the new Palestinian prisoners from various political factions had joined the estimated 1,300 hunger strikers.



Local reaction to President Trump's spending plan

Trump's budget would squeeze additional savings beyond that, but congressional aides say how much is not exactly clear. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., a Freedom Caucus member, rejected the argument that Trump's budget represents a betrayal of his populist campaign rhetoric.



Venezuelan President launches constitution overhaul as unrest spreads

A man was set alight on Sunday at a demo by an angry crowd who accused him of thieving. Maduro earlier delivered his proposal for the rules governing the constituent assembly to Lucena. The opposition-led National Assembly wants a referendum asking Venezuelans if they approve of Maduro's constituent assembly plan. Maduro has said the government is targeting the black market rate, which can reach as high as eight times above the top official rate.