Debbie Stabenow in November, and several Democrats were vying for the congressional seat that was vacated by John Conyers. It is still possible that Whitmer chooses a male running mate for lieutenant governor. She said even Republican-leaning women in Oakland County north of Detroit are volunteering for her campaign. "It's not totally predictive, but I think it's a very good sign that we're going to have an engaged, excited Democratic electorate turning out in November", said Dillon, ...
Dams and rivers overflowed, parts of highways collapsed, and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala on Friday in the third day of heavy downpour that has claimed the lives of 30 people and left almost 54,000 homeless.
Local authorities, global relief groups and the central government have begun organising aid, but shattered roads have slowed efforts to reach survivors. Many were yet to be attended to despite spending the night out in the open. "I do hope the government can help", she said. Some paramedics have to be at the shelters, some need to be mobile,"Majdi told AFP".
Ms. McLean said her partner had planned to retire in the next six to seven years. "I was just absorbing the whole thing", she said, noting her cat also knew something was wrong. "It's just unbelievable", she told CTV News Channel. No one was to leave. "It's awful. It could be any of us at any time", Forget said. "It takes you back to the shooting in Moncton".
Israeli television broadcast images of damage to homes and cars in the town of Sderot. Israel's military says it struck several Hamas targets in Gaza . Responding to the spate of violence overnight, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Marie van der Zyl said she is "deeply concerned about the escalation of violence and the more than 150 rockets fired at Israel.
Met Police boss Cressida Dick, said despite reports being made against Boris, what he said does not "meet the bar" to be considered criminal. A Sky News poll found that 45% of voters thought he should apologise, while 48% thought he should not.
United States Vice President Mike Pence has announced the country will create its own " Space Force". A Space Force, he added, "will meet the emerging threats on this new battlefield with American ingenuity and strength to defend our nation, protect our people and carry the cause of liberty and peace into the next great American frontier".
Democrats had hoped a victory by O'Connor in the district that has been represented by a Republican for more than three decades would signal a coming Blue Wave in November. Trump didn't seem anxious about Kobach's prospects. "If Democrats are winning any of these long-shots seats on Election Night, the House is probably already a lost cause for Republicans", the report notes.
He said it appeared that the plane "went down pretty abruptly", and added that while the plane leaked jet fuel, it didn't ignite. The twin-engine 1973 Cessna light plane, bound for John Wayne Airport in Orange County, had roughly a mile to go till the airport when it crashed on the parking lot in front of the Staples store.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has applauded parties to the South Sudan conflict for signing an agreement on the outstanding issues on governance and security geared towards restoring peace in Africa's youngest nation. Sudan helped broker the agreement. The deal further stipulated a transitional national legislative body composed of 550 members, with 332 from the government, and 128 from the SPLM-IO.
Rick Gates , Manafort's former partner in crime (literally, it turns out), took the stand to detail the many shady sides of the global lobbying business he helped the ex-superlobbyist run for years. The President is watching proceedings carefully as Mueller appears to be moving closer to his inner circle on multiple fronts and has complained that Manafort has been treated like a mobster - even as the White House has tried to open up some distance between Trump and his former campaign ...
Chicago's murder rates also dropped significantly previous year, dropping from 771 in 2016 to 650 in 2017, according to local affiliate CBS Chicago . "Over the past 24 hours, Stroger's trauma unit received an unusually high volume of patients", Stroger Hospital said in a statement. Five other victims were rushed to the hospital.
In parts of Portugal temperatures climbed to almost 47 degrees Celsius on Thursday and Saturday, just off the country's record of 47.3C and Europe's high of 48C set in Athens in 1977. In the longer term, the Met Office's analysis has suggested hot, dry conditions could return and continue into the autumn. Almost 700 firefighters and 10 water-dumping aircraft are fighting the biggest outbreak, which has burned 1,000 hectares near the town of Monchique in the southern Algarve region.
The 20 Minutes newspaper quoted a witness who was on the mountainside at the time of the crash. The cause of the crash, which occurred hours after a family of four was killed when their small plane went down further west in the Alps, is under investigation.
All 103 passengers and crew on board survived, but 97 were injured with two critical cases. "The control tower noticed strong wind currents and this could have caused the accident", Durango Gov. The plane took off during a heavy hailstorm before being forced to attempt an emergency landing. "What we know so far is that these aren't life-threatening injuries", he said.
Chinese counterpart Wang Yi said approval of the draft was "good news" and a "breakthrough". Asean and Chinaon Thursday introduced a "single draft" that underpins all future negotiations for the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea, where China and a clutch of Southeast Asian nations have overlapping claims.
Maduro's speech was abruptly cut short and soldiers could be seen breaking ranks and scattering. Rodriguez says that Maduro will make televised a speech soon. Since assuming office in 2013, Mr Maduro's administration has drawn widespread condemnation from a string of nations worldwide for undermining democracy and violating human rights in his country.
Resting inside coffins wrapped in US flags, the remains arrived from South korea at the US Naval Base Pearl Harbor in Hawaii , where a ceremony presided over by the country's Vice President, Mike Pence , was held. The North Koreans provided enough specifics about where each suspected body was found that USA officials have matched them to specific battles fought from 1950 to 1951, though not necessarily individuals, he said.
Russia's Defence Ministry says United Nations peacekeepers returned on Thursday to patrol the frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights for the first time in years - Moscow's latest achievement in efforts to negotiate a solution to the crisis along the volatile border.
All of them, except for Nielsen, specifically mentioned Russia's past and future- intended interference in US elections . We know there are others who have the capability and may be considering influence activities. Trump attorneys say both sides have exchanged proposals for conditions for such a Trump interview. "They want us to distrust and defeat each other.' And if that was their goal, and I believe that it was, I believe they have been very effective", he said.