Vice President Pence Swears in Wilbur Ross as US Commerce Secretary
The U.S. Senate confirmed Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce Monday evening by a 72-27 vote. Ross was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Monday night. "With Mr Ross now officially in the job, he can start working on his confirmation-hearing promises to prioritise re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, and level the playing field with China, which Mr Ross called the" most protectionist" major nation. Former commerce secretaries have praised him, including one who served under former president Barack Obama.
As commerce secretary, Mr. Ross has oversight over a number of agencies important to ports, including the International Trade Administration, which promotes USA trade and investment, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is vital to maritime commerce since its weather service and aids to navigation divisions provide important safety and efficiency programs for mariners.
Ross is notorious for buying failing companies, slashing jobs and selling them off. Ross is expected to be sworn in on Tuesday (28 February). As a private-equity investor, he restructured companies across a range of industries including steel, banking and textiles. President Trump has named Ross the lead administration official.
Drug OD deaths almost tripled since 1999, CDC says
While all age groups saw increases in death, the 55-to-64 group saw the biggest increase, with a five-fold jump since 1999. The suicide rate is 13.4 deaths per 100,000 and the rate of deaths from auto accidents is 11.1 deaths per 100,000 people.
Bloomberg values his fortune at $3 billion and, in financial disclosures released last month, he revealed assets topping $336 million, including at least $150 million held in bank accounts and an art collection worth more than $50 million. As part of his ethics agreement, Ross will divest from the firm. Nor is Ross' Bank of Cyprus in particular - now probably at least half owned by Russians, as we'll see - any stranger to money laundering, tax dodging, or odious finance.
"The United States Senate and the American public deserve to know the full extent of your connections with Russian Federation and your knowledge of any ties between the Trump Administration, Trump Campaign, or Trump Organization and the Bank of Cyprus", Democratic Senator Cory Booker said in a letter to Ross.
If not for the controversy over potential interference, T-Mobile likely would have deployed LTE-U much earlier. This spring, cellphone carriers such as T-Mobile plan to start supporting a new kind of mobile data.
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait said in a statement that Anaheim was committed to a full and impartial investigation of the incident. Apparently, teens and children walk across the officer's lawn as part of a commonly used route to local schools.
Many pointed to DeVos' affluent background as a billionaire heiress from one of Michigan's most powerful families. We are blind to our prejudices until we finally see them, and then we wonder how we failed to see them all along.
Spicer announced that there would be "further guidance" coming soon on the issue from the administration. Earlier this month, just one day after Jeff Sessions was sworn as Trump's attorney general, the U.S.
A SENIOR minister last night warned MPs that they threatened national security by trying to block Donald Trump's state visit. Trump might get his parade with Queen Elizabeth and his state banquet in Buckingham Palace someday while in office .
The smartphone has a 12-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX378 sensor - reportedly the same one present on the Google Pixel. The front-facing camera is an 8MP resolution unit with 1.12 micron sized pixels and support for 1080p video capture.
He underwent surgery in early October to fix what is termed an acute Jones fracture in his fifth metatarsal in his right foot. That's the bad news. "I have always known that there was a desire to get him back on the court when healthy", Colangelo said.
Officials are asking anyone who may have taken pictures in the area or was just on the trail to contact authorities immediately. Indiana State Police gave an update Wednesday morning on the investigation into the murders of two girls in Delphi, Indiana.
The Elder Scrolls Online is heading deep into the nostalgia mines this June, with the release of the Morrowind based expansion. Bethesda claims that the main story will take over 30 hours to complete, and that players will be able to play as a new class.
His teams at Barcelona and Bayern Munich never just sat back and defended. "People think it is easy for Manchester City". The full-backs play like wingers and the wingers play like attacking midfielders.
Microsoft has today revealed March's Games with Gold titles for Xbox One and Xbox 360 and I'll be honest, I'm a little confused. Evolve: Ultimate Edition includes the base game The Monster Expansion Pack, Hunting Season 1 DLC and Hunting Season 2 DLC.
Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan tied atop Honda Classic leaderboard
If he continues to excel on the greens over the next two days, he will be celebrating his first career win on the PGA Tour. A year ago at the Honda Classic , Fowler shot a pair of 66s for 8-under and held the halfway-point lead through 36 holes.
Chris Paul cleared to return to play
Los Angeles' Chris Paul could make his Ali-like return to the hardwood tonight as the Clippers travel to Golden State (-12.5). Kevin Durant notched 25 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists, while Klay Thompson accounted for 18 points and four helpers.
Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher
In an interview in 2016, Channel 2 Action News interviewed a man who started a podcast about the case. Witnesses last saw Grinstead at a beauty pageant, then at a co-worker's barbecue before she went home.