Road to passage for Texas 'bathroom bill' getting far harder

But, instead of changing the rules to allow Beggs and other athletes to compete against the gender they identify with post-transition, this bill would just ban them outright. The lower chamber's approval of SB 1289 comes amid President Donald Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order, which Paddie said may help garner momentum for his bill.

Protesters storm Macedonia parliament after Albanian elected as speaker

Protesters storm Macedonia parliament after Albanian elected as speaker

The protesters threw chairs, pushed over camera tripods and pounded legislators with their fists. "I condemn the attacks on MPs in Skopje in the strongest terms". Demonstrators carry an injured man after clashes with the riot police near the parliament in Skopje . Protesters supportive of the nationalist VMRO-DPMNE party, as well as individuals clad in identity-concealing hoods, stormed parliament on Thursday night local time, violently accosting at least lawmakers and journalists.

North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Attempting To Assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Attempting To Assassinate Kim Jong

According to the ministry, such actions are nothing more than "an act of state terrorism initiated by the US and South Korea, aimed at disrupting the sovereignty and security" of North Korea. "Only the Central Intelligence Agency can produce such substance", it said, adding that South Korea had borne the funding. That follows the killing of Kim's estranged half-brother Kim Jong-Nam by two women using the banned nerve agent VX at Kuala Lumpur worldwide airport.

I Was Going To Fire Comey Anyway

They said Trump was prompted by a scathing memo written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, only to acknowledge Trump had been planning to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation. Comey was so careful, for example, to avoid the appearance of impropriety that during the Obama years, the 6-feet-8-inch Comey was sure to never play basketball with the then-president.

Pakistan PM travels to China to attend Belt and Road Forum

Sun Ping, vice president of the Export-Import Bank of China, said that it had established risk-control mechanisms to evaluate the feasibility of loans based on the upper limit of debt each country could bear, and widespread defaults on sovereign debts were unlikely.

Trump Claims He Was "Going to Fire Comey Regardless of Recommendations"

I was his executive assistant director of national security at that time . "I had a dinner with him, he wanted to have dinner because he wanted to stay on", Trump said. She said Wednesday that "countless" agents had lost confidence in him, describing this as part of President Trump's thinking when he fired him. He emphasised that the director's firing was "my decision".