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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who is often discussed as a potential 2020 presidential candidate, told the crowd, “It is women who are holding our democracy together in these dangerous times.”
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There was little the minister could do but look on helplessly as the night wore on, with temperatures well below freezing, until morning came and authorities claimed they had retaken control of the hotel.
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A recent CNN poll revealed that Trump’s approval rating among men had improved eight points. Nearly half — 49 percent — of American men approve of the job Trump is doing.
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Schumer and Trump had met privately on Friday afternoon, giving some lawmakers optimism that their deliberations would advance a deal to avoid a shutdown.About three hours later, the plane stopped to refuel at Ireland’s Shannon Airport. Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, spent about 20 minutes in the terminal talking with dozens of young members of the Air Force who were headed to Kuwait, many for their first deployment. The couple spent most of the time posing for photos, shaking hands and thanking the troops for their service — but the shutdown also came up, as service members and other federal employees will not receive their paychecks until the shutdown ends.
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The Interior Ministry said security forces had quickly deployed to the scene to cordon off the area and secure the situation. Explosions had reportedly been heard in the area.
“Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are leading the response efforts,” said Navy Capt. Tom Gresback. “According to initial reports, no Resolute Support or [U.S. Forces-Afghanistan] members were injured in this incident.”
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The New York Posted also reported of Myers: “Her husband is a sheriff’s deputy.”
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said “The Turkish Republic is determined and capable of destroying all threats against its sovereignty,” on his Twitter account on the same day.
Hotels in Kabul have long been a favored target of various insurgents, and Saturday’s attack was the second time gunmen forced their way inside that hotel; in a 2011 attack, they went room to room, executing anyone they found.Continue reading the main story This account is based on interviews with 10 people, including friends and former colleagues of the former aide and others who worked around the office. The New York Times is not naming the former aide, who followed the recommended procedures for reporting harassment but came away from the experience feeling traumatized, according to several people with whom she shared her feelings.
“We’ll get this thing figured out in Washington,” Pence said after one group photo. “You guys stay focused on your mission.”Yet Turkish incursions could carry risks. The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had warned that it was prepared to fire on Turkish warplanes in the event of an attack on Afrin.
Desperate guests and staff trying to escape from burning #Kabul Intercontinental Hotel as siege enters 11th hour. pic.twitter.com/MZrty8WIa3But according to Wolbers and Alderman, the House Ethics Committee had launched its own investigation into Farenthold. In fact, after an investigation in which the committee interviewed Greene, Wolbers, and other staff members, the Ethics Committee interviewed Farenthold himself. And despite the OCE’s recommendation to the Ethics Committee, the Ethics Committee decided against dismissing the charges. Instead, the committee, in effect, “paused” the investigation in September 2015, claiming that because the case against Farenthold’s office was still in court, the committee could not make a ruling, or even issue its own public report on the allegations (and there’s no requirement that a report be issued by OCE publicly if the Office has ruled to dismiss charges).
Reporting by David Stanway in Shanghai and Idrees Ali in Washington; Additional reporting by David Brunnstrom in Washington; Editing by Michael Perry and Lisa Von Ahn
"If the Congress, if the White House, if the governorships across America had more women like I see here today, we would be a much better America," Perez said.
@AlsisiOfficial on a range of issues. We are united not just in commerce and in prosperity, but most importantly in a commitment to security. We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Egypt in the fight against terrorism. #VPinEgypt.”
The Trump administration, in urging NATO-ally Turkey not to attack, had made a similar argument, saying it would distract from the ongoing battles against Islamic State militants in their remaining strongholds in Syria. There are roughly 2,000 U.S. troops in northern Syria.
But sexual harassment and abuse must not be viewed through partisan lens. No man should be allowed a free pass to sexually abuse women. Full stop.
And even among some subgroups where Trump is doing poorly, like black Americans, Trump receives higher approval marks from men. According to the Atlantic:
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