Senate Committee Approves Wichita Falls Native Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State
The former CEO of Exxon Mobil received an 11-10 vote in favor of his confirmation No democrat senators on the committee voted in favor of Tillerson saying that his close business ties to Russian Federation and its leader Vladimir Putin were "troubling".
Elon Musk is a well-known clean energy advocate - but he shocked many followers this week when he threw his support behind former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Musk expressed his support for Tillerson, this week via Twitter.
Trump Administration Puts Gag Order On Department Of Agriculture Researchers
The ARS now has about 750 pending projects dealing with issues like food safety, crop protection, aquaculture and climate change. Less than a week after the inauguration, the Trump administration has already gagged employees at two federal agencies .
Elon Musk defended these clearly contradictory stances and said: "This is something we need to strive for and the more voices of reason that the President hears, the better". Supporters describe him as a tough-minded engineer with small-town Texan values who managed to hammer out deals from Russian Federation to Venezuela, skills that will serve him well at the State Department. "Rex Tillerson has the potential to be an excellent Sec of State".
Trump Reinstates "Global Gag Rule" on Abortion for Non-Government Organizations
We can very soon expect abortions and maternal deaths to rise dramatically in the coming years. Trump's order comes one day following the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling Roe v.
Tillerson was the CEO and Chairman of Exxon Mobil Corp. which is the epitome of Big Oil.
Naturally Musk followers were quick to ask him why he'd support Tillerson, and he said, "Rex is an exceptionally competent executive, understands geopolitics and knows how to win for his team".
Deadly storms tear through rural Georgia
A massive tree fell through the living room, causing the roof to cave in and breaking a window and leaving lots of water damage. A further four were injured in Choctaw County, Mississippi and at least 20 homes damaged in a suspected tornado.
Musk is also one of the big names to immediately approve of Trump's pick for his secretary of state. His tweets may have been innocent and random but it has caused a lot to recently questioning of the Tesla Motors CEO.
Senate Democrats to unveil $1 trillion infrastructure plan
But EU officials warn any U.S. -U.K. trade deal will have to wait until the so-called Brexit is finalized, which could take years. Bush had two nominees confirmed in week one , although three others remained in office from the Reagan administration.
'1984' becomes best seller again with help from 'alternative facts'
That phrasing was reminiscent of Orwell's "Ministry of Truth", which, he wrote, concerns itself with "lies". As of Tuesday, the book was the sixth best-selling book on Amazon .
Amazon's Echo just got a huge and hilarious 'Star Trek' Easter egg
The light ring on the device will briefly flash orange once the wake word is changed, the company notes. For non-Trekkies, voice-activated systems on the iconic show were triggered by the word " computer ".
Protests force CM to leave without inaugurating jallikattu
The Home, Environment and Law ministries gave their approval to the ordinance, which allows the sport under certain restrictions. Jallikattu , which is also referred to as Eruthazhuvuthal locally, is practiced in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations.
Twister kills four in Hattiesburg area of Mississippi
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Grant drops hint of Ghana exit after Afcon
Ironically the last time the Cranes graced the event, was against the same opponent they lost to in the final, Ghana. Meanwhile, Senegal's Malang Diedhiou will officiate the second game of the day between Egypt and Uganda.
National Football League playoffs - AFC championship game betting preview
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is aware of the challenge his team faces in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. It keeps them marching in a single-file line: 'This is the New England way, and this is how we do things'.
Abortion rate in USA drops to lowest level since 1974
The decrease was spread nationwide; in only six states did abortions increase over the three-year span. In June 2016, the US Supreme Court ruled in Whole Woman's Health v.
United States reviewing invitation to Syria talks in Kazakhstan
The negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition will be held on January 23 in the run-up to a Geneva meeting in February.
Melania Trump won't be naked at the inauguration
Yet, despite the appeal to increased fame for designers, the Slovenian-born former model has fewer options than usual this year. As the master of all-American fashion, Ralph Lauren is a fitting (albeit ironic) choice for the First-Lady-to-be.