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Grassley says 2 controversial judicial nominees won't be confirmed

Grassley says 2 controversial judicial nominees won't be confirmed

Something shifted this week, though, as committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) unexpectedly told reporters he wanted the White House to withdraw Talley's nomination. The House and Senate conference committee is now working to reconcile the two versions. Mateer has run into trouble over speeches he made in 2015. With Senator Grassley's call for Trump to reconsider Mateer's nomination, the writing is on the wall.


USA 'deeply concerned' after Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar

USA 'deeply concerned' after Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar

The journalists did not return to the auto. Wa Lone's phone appeared to have been turned off soon after. The Reuters president and editor-in-chief, Stephen Adler, said: "We are outraged by this blatant attack on press freedom. Reuters has closely covered the conflict in Rakhine State, where hundreds of thousands of minority Muslims known as Rohingyas have fled to escape violent, state-sponsored persecution.


2 palestinians killed by Israeli drone strike in Gaza Strip

2 palestinians killed by Israeli drone strike in Gaza Strip

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Tuesday at night, several missiles into two areas, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip , causing damage and three injuries. According to the Ministry of Health, more than 1,300 people have been injured by Israeli fire since the beginning of unrest in the occupied Palestinian territories, including Gaza , following US President Donald Trump's decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel.


Update on man who detonated pipe bomb in NYC explosion

Update on man who detonated pipe bomb in NYC explosion

The explosive chemical ignited in the pipe bomb but the pipe itself did not explode, lessening its impact, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Police officers, firefighters and Port Authority counter-terrorism officials tried to clear commuters from the bus station and the west side of 8th Avenue as sirens blared.


John McCain hospitalized for cancer treatment side effects

John McCain hospitalized for cancer treatment side effects

He suffered a minor tear in his right Achilles tendon, forcing him to wear a walking brace. It is generally fatal, although with treatment, a sufferer can typically expect to live about a year , while only about five percent typically live more than five years.