Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats Confirmed As Director of National Intelligence
The Senate Intelligence committee voted overwhelmingly last week to approve Coats' nomination.
Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office after the Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Coats' nomination by a vote of 85-12. But McMaster elected to remain in uniform rather than retire from military service, and generals of his rank need the chamber's approval when they're promoted or change assignments.
As the Trump administration's top intelligence official, Coats will oversee 16 other intelligence agencies that have been harshly criticized at times by Trump president for past failures and their assessment that the Kremlin interfered in the election to help him win.
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Lawmaker, Hit With Child Prostitution Charges
Authorities say the two then went on to talk about the logistics of their meeting - and about bringing marijuana to the motel. An arrest warrant was issued for Shortey on Thursday after the charges were filed.
Player fouls with team leading in final seconds of NCAA Tournament game
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was on hand Thursday to cheer on her alma mater, Northwestern, in their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance. Fisher-Davis looked up at the scoreboard and immediately realized his mistake.
Dutch PM Rutte comes first in election but loses seats
This Agreement includes the free movement of people from Turkey to EU Schengen countries which include the Netherlands . For Wilders, the poll was a test whether his fiery nationalist rhetoric caught the imagination of the population.
"Senator Coats has served the United States with great distinction". The vote followed another similarly bipartisan vote Wednesday confirming former Sen. He pledged during his confirmation hearing on February 28 to support a thorough investigation of any Russian effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. Since the early 1980s, Coats either has served in government or earned money as a lobbyist and board director.
"That information is critical to the central premise of smart intelligence policy: Security and liberty are not mutually exclusive, and Americans deserve both", Wyden said.
The only Republican who voted against Coats was Senator Rand Paul, one of the Senate's leading privacy advocates, as are several of the Democrats who also voted against Coats.
Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space
The result is more detail with smaller file sizes, at a cost of substantially higher resource utilization at compression time. This algorithm is basically an encoder which creates JPEG files of size 35% smaller than other image file creation methods.
Timico invests in new Gold Cup for amateur point-to-point riders
I never seemed to have any stayers in the past. "It's 10 years ago I won the National, I'm 35 now and appreciate it a bit more". Despite his late charge, Mullins couldn't hold off Gordon Elliott in the race to be leading trainer at the Festival.
Former Trump National Security Adviser Was Paid To Advise Russian Firms
As the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Flynn was obligated to inform the agency of the trip. When I asked Flynn about his 2015 Moscow trip, he said "I didn't take any $ from Russian Federation ".
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt Find Horror in A Quiet Place
In addition to Jack Ryan, Krasinski will next appear in Kathryn Bigelow's untitled Detroit Riots movie. He previously directed last year's " The Hollars " and " Brief Interviews With Hideous Men " in 2009.
Trump opens the door to weaker vehicle standards
Whether jobs will leave or not, the evidence that fuel economy rules will be what makes jobs disappear is rather murky. Environmentalists have vowed to sue if the Trump administration weakens them.
No clarification, no regrets from Kohli
India were favourites at the start of the series but Australia's huge win in Pune proved they can't be taken lightly. The BCCI withdrew the complaint later on the same day after a meeting between the BCCI and Cricket Australia .
U.S. attorney for NY's northern district to stay on until June
Also, John Horn, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, entered that position upon an appointment by Chief U.S. For example, African-Americans, who make up roughly 13% of the USA population, were 31.7% of drug arrestees in 2011 show.
Carnival cruise ship comes within feet of jet skiers
While the ship's captain Doug Brown attempted to steer the ship away, he was limited in how far he could maneuver the vessel. A video taken by a passenger onboard the ship shows just how close the vessel came to the sheriff's boat and the jet skiers.
Brexit: Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon seeks new independence referendum
Scotland rejected independence by 55 per cent in a September 2014 vote and the British government says that settled the question. While a majority of voters in England and Wales chose to leave the European Union , 62 percent of Scottish voters opted to stay.
Racing 92 and Stade Francais to merge next season
Lorenzetti paved the way for a cull of players, saying half the combined roster of professionals could be axed. It is up to them to select the best 45 players from the 90 players on the books of both clubs at the moment.
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