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In a speech blending humor with a serious message, the former secretary of defense also quoted a warning by Lincoln against a leader “unfettered by conscience, precedent or decency.”
The Baltimore congressman, who was chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, had taken a lead role in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
David Correia, who was listed as one of four defendants in a grand jury indictment issued last week, has surrendered to authorities after returning to New York following a trip to the Middle East.
The agreement removes the drug maker from the list of defendants in an upcoming federal opioid trial and follows an August settlement in Oklahoma in which it agreed to pay $572 million.
The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew “more than 500 kilometers” — a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped earlier this month.
Earlier this week, Japan alerted its citizens in the U.S. to beware of “gunfire incidents,” while Uruguay issued a travel warning citing the “indiscriminate possession of firearms” in America.
The drugs were reportedly found in seven containers aboard the MSC Gayane at Philadelphia’s Packer Marine Terminal. Authorities say it is one of the biggest-ever drug busts in the U.S.
Chester Nez, one of the original 29 Navajo men who used their native language to confound the Japanese military during World War II, died of kidney failure on Wednesday.
After months of trying to get the president to be questioned about Russia in person, Robert Mueller’s office has agreed to accept at least some written answers, according to The New York Times.
Jacinda Ardern, who assumed office last October, announced in January that she would be taking six weeks of maternity leave while her deputy stepped in to assume the duties of prime minister.