The team event began with the men’s and pairs short programs, with the rest of the competition to follow on Sunday and Monday, when medals will be awarded. While there is great intrigue for the individual events here, in the team competition, the placements are almost a foregone conclusion: OAR, Canada and the United States, just like in 2014 in Sochi, the inaugural Olympic team event.
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Angered at the huge spending increases at the center of the deal, Mr. Paul delayed the vote for hours with a demand to vote on an amendment.
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Porter has kept a low public profile but is reported to be a powerful figure in the White House, a gatekeeper of the flow of information to Trump. According to Politico and the New York Times, Porter, the White House staff secretary, has been part of a two-man team, alongside Chief of Staff John Kelly, who decides what makes it to Trump’s desk.
“To see her be the face of the movement and have that draped around her, it’s incredibly hypocritical,” Fierro said. “I don’t think it helps the movement. I don’t think it helps the victims.”Updated 1826 GMT (0226 HKT) February 8, 2018
View all New York Times newsletters.Spotted leaving the Capitol shortly before 7:30 p.m, ET, McConnell said “it’s up to Rand” whether the Senate worked all night, according to NBC News. The chamber will vote at 1 a.m. or earlier, “whenever he decides for us to move ahead,” McConnell added.
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Spencer Paulson, Holderness’s brother, roomed with Porter’s younger brother at Harvard for three years. He was interning on a sheep ranch in Idaho in the summer of 2006, he said, when Holderness abruptly flew out to see him. She told him about the honeymoon and the incident in Florence, and showed him the photos. They discussed filing a police report but decided it wouldn’t do any good. “I encouraged her to separate,” he said, but the pull of the institution of marriage was still strong, and other considerations loomed. “There’s just a very warping effect when you think you can’t say things for career reasons, and that’s very sad, but it’s true.”Their wishlist includes maintaining the current zero tariffs on goods moving between the U.K. and the rest of Europe, as well as the existing customs procedures and the “passport” system that allows financial services firms based in London to do business across the EU.
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Cheryl Shavers, the former undersecretary for technology at the Commerce Department, where Manigault Newman worked for several weeks in 2000, said that at her last job there Manigault Newman “was asked to leave as quickly as possible, she was so disruptive. One woman wanted to slug her.”
Russia and Iran have supported Assad’s efforts to overcome a 2011 uprising by rebels backed by the West, Turkey and Gulf Arab states, and jihadi groups, including ISIS and Al-Qaeda. The CIA began to drop support for rebels as many were defeated or absorbed by more radical groups, and the U.S. invested in the majority-Kurd SDF. Both the pro-Syrian government and U.S.-backed SDF offensives have largely defeated ISIS in eastern Syria but have left tensions along their lines of control.CNN’s Mohammed Tawfeeq and Emma Burrows contributed to this report.
But by Wednesday evening, after reports that Mr. Kelly had known since the fall about the nature of the allegations against Mr. Porter, Mr. Kelly issued a statement indicating that was not the case.
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“I tried to be that person, and then all of the people around him attacked me. It was like: ‘Keep her away. Don’t give her access. Don’t let her talk to him.’ ”helpful day-by-day guide here. I’d recommend it.
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After their initial interviews with officials last January, both Ms. Willoughby and Ms. Holderness said that they did not hear from the F.B.I. agent who had handled their case again until September.
“Every complaint about sexual harassment should be taken seriously and I will participate fully in any investigation that takes place,” she said. “I can also say I have zero recollection of engaging in inappropriate behavior and such behavior is inconsistent with my values.”
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Continue reading the main story Even as Mr. Porter’s former wives publicly pressed their accusations against him publicly, a newer love interest, Hope Hicks, the White House communications, who he has been dating, met with other White House officials n drafting the initial statements sent in Mr. Porter’s defense, according to two West Wing officials.
Trump approval rating tops Obama's at same point in [email protected]: “It's like we're living inside a parody – ‘What would happen if Donald Trump became president? Omarosa would probably work in the West Wing! And then she'd leave to go on Big Brother to dish about Administration secrets! Ha!’ … Oh wait. That happened.” #MTPDaily pic.twitter.com/F2czaPG5I2Garcia was “clearly inebriated,” Fierro said, and grabbed his arm. At first he thought she was just trying to steady herself, but then Garcia grabbed his back, he said, and began to stroke it.Yo Jung, who is part of an official delegation that includes the ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam, is expected to arrive to South Korea ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.told the New York Times in 2016 that she eventually decided to support her friend Trump. She repeatedly claimed to be focused on black voter outreach and said she helped Trump perform better in the election than the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney.