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Sen. Leahy Waits To See Who Trump Nominates For Supreme Court Slot

Sen. Leahy Waits To See Who Trump Nominates For Supreme Court Slot

USA appeals court judges Raymond Kethledge and Amy Coney Barrett were also in contention but CNN reported that Kethledge remains at home in MI and NBC News said Barrett was at her home in IN ahead of Trump's announcement. McConnell has rejected that possibility, saying the decision to not fill the vacancy under Obama was prefaced on it being a presidential election year.


Eight now free: Four more boys rescued from flooded Thailand cave

Eight now free: Four more boys rescued from flooded Thailand cave

Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda had said early Monday that the same group of expert divers who took part in Sunday's rescue would return to extricate the others because they know the cave conditions and what to do. Authorities have said the boys are being held close to divers and wear oxygen masks to enable normal breathing. After the four boys were removed from the cave, heavy rain started falling.


Durbin plans tough questions for any Supreme Court nominee

Durbin plans tough questions for any Supreme Court nominee

Circuit Court of Appeals; Amy Coney Barrett , a judge on the 7th Circuit; Raymond Kethledge , on the 6th Circuit; and Thomas Hardiman , on the 3rd Circuit. All of the candidates were on a list of 25 names released by the president in November. The President made the announcement Monday in a prime-time televised address, calling Kavanaugh a person with "a proven commitment to equal justice under the law".


Britain is a country in turmoil, says Donald Trump

Britain is a country in turmoil, says Donald Trump

From Belgium, Trump's trip will also take him to London, where Prime Minister Theresa May's government is in turmoil over her plans for exiting the European Union . Diplomats fear a rancorous meeting in Brussels could undermine efforts to show unity in the face of the growing threat on the alliance's eastern flank, particularly with Trump set to meet Putin in Helsinki a few days later.


4 ambulances leave Thai cave site on Day 2 of rescue

4 ambulances leave Thai cave site on Day 2 of rescue

Now only five members of the team remain in the cavern complex, where they became trapped more than two weeks ago. 8 out of the 13 boys of the Thai junior football team were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Thailand . Narongsak said the healthiest have been taken out first, and the next phase of the operation would start in 10-20 hours. Musk said based on "feedback from Thailand ", the engineers chose to build a "tiny, kid-size submarine" using a large silver tube meant to be ...


Charter plane crashes in cloud of smoke near Pretoria

Charter plane crashes in cloud of smoke near Pretoria

Emer-G-Med Chief Operating Officer Jurgen Kotze said the four critically injured patients were still entrapped in the aircraft. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria.