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In Afghanistan : US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for army

In Afghanistan : US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for army

A 17-page report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction says $28 million has already been spent by the Pentagon on the uniforms - and perhaps another $72 million will go toward them in the next decade. The decision, which ended up costing American taxpayers up to $28.23 million more than comparable uniforms on the market, may have been made for aesthetic reasons.



MP welcomes Queen's speech schools funding formula changes

May's own position has been called into question ever since her decision to call a snap election . Lib Dem chief whip Alistair Carmichael said the eight Brexit-related bills promised in the speech would not be covered by the so-called Salisbury Convention.



Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for Va. governor

The race has been framed as a reboot of the Bernie Sanders-Hillary Clinton contest, but the comparison is not a ideal fit. Northam had pushed his campaign further to the left and has described Trump as a narcissistic maniac - while Perriello instead attempted to reach out to Trump voters by selling a message of economic populism framed through a progressive perspective.



Queen's speech: new laws for 'best possible' Brexit deal

The omission follows media reports that Trump no longer wants to come because of British public opposition to the visit, after a petition to cancel it received more than 1.8 million signatures. In a brief speech to British parliament at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster, Queen Elizabeth II laid out Theresa May's government focusing on "the best possible deal" in Brexit negotiations.


North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier

North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier

But State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the visit "had nothing to do with the release ". During that journey, the colorful Hall of Famer criticized Korean-American Kenneth Bae, who was held captive in North Korea at the time .



Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey

Republican Senate Judiciary Committee Member Mike Lee said even if former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress is true, there's no evidence of even potential obstruction of justice by President Trump. In the hearing, Mr Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian meddling. When Trump was asked whether he himself would be willing to testify under oath, he said "100%".