I got a response a few days later: VoteSmart had every grade and endorsement from 2008 in their files. They scanned the original documents: printouts from the N.R.A.’s website from back when the grades were posted there. Finally, after four months of work, I had the data I needed. Trump officials insist the plan, which was completed months ago under the supervision of Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is still coming, although past predictions of timing have proved to be inaccurate.
While Norway has a strong environmental movement, its economy is heavily dependent on the oil and gas industry, which contributed about 21 percent of government revenues last year. • “There is a unique window of opportunity to avoid a stagnation that would harm most people: restore certainty and invest for the benefit of all,” said the organization’s chief economist, Laurence Boone.
Schedule a TripJustice Ginsburg, 86, has had a series of health scares lately, including surgery for lung cancer and radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer in the last year. Over the years, Justice Ginsburg has also had surgery for early-stage pancreatic cancer in 2009 and treatment for colon cancer in 1999. “I do not support this brand of politics — any time there is any type of controversy, you just flatly deny it and you do it over and over until people are exhausted and move on,” said Mr. Memory, the computer programmer. Mr. Memory, a registered Republican, said that was why he did not vote for Mr. Trump.
For now, Alexa is more versatile than Google Assistant. Amazon isn't resting on its lead either. It acquired smart doorbell maker Ring earlier this year, rolled out better calendar controls, and increased Alexa's ability to understand context so you don't need to repeat as much information when asking multiple questions in a row. The acquisition of Ring can help Amazon counter the duo of Google and Nest, and Google Assistant has long worked with Google Calendar and understood context. The company has grappled with internal strife recently, including accusations that it has retaliated against organizers of a global walkout and cracked down on dissent inside the company. The newly hired firm, IRI Consultants, promotes its anti-union success on its website.
Schedule a Trip“It was my brother from another mother,” he said. “What do you want me to do?” On the third day that impeachment hearings blanketed American televisions, from morning talk shows to late-night monologues, Representative Devin Nunes came out with a public service announcement.
Mr. Money, the son of a police officer, was headed for that career himself when he dropped out of the New York Police Academy to move to San Francisco in pursuit of rock stardom. He found it in 1978, when “Baby Hold On,” from his debut album, “Eddie Money,” reached No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. To list just a few: Rudy Giuliani, who was behind the Ukraine operation, has said publicly that he was seeking investigations damaging to Mr. Trump’s political rival in his capacity as Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer, and to advance Mr. Trump’s personal interests.
Schedule a Trip(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) But when the Romanian government attempted to decriminalize a number of graft offenses soon after coming to power, signaling one of the boldest retreats from anticorruption efforts in the European Union, the public backlash was swift and fierce.
“Then when it’s over, you root for those guys in every other game they play. It’s not fun,” he said. “At one point in time, I was spending more time with those guys than I was with my own family.” Representative Jerrold Nadler, Democrat of New York and the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, wrote to the president on Tuesday offering him or his lawyers the opportunity to appear before lawmakers at a Dec. 4 hearing with constitutional scholars to discuss the historical precedents for impeachment, the definition of an impeachable offense and whether Mr. Trump’s actions meet the bar for removal.
Schedule a TripExample from the text: Just as they are doing with the hearings in Washington, Republicans will try to pass this off as another day of partisan politics, but it’s not. This is about right and wrong, and just like our counterparts in Congress, we are taking a stand for ethical behavior in politics. We demand accountability.
How, though, to achieve it? One union that does support Mr. Biden is the International Association of Fire Fighters. And that union’s president, Harold Schaitberger, said Democrats should be wary of again losing some of the voters who sided with Mr. Trump in 2016.
Schedule a TripThe epitaph on her grave reads: “Joy she gave, joy she has found.” “At first, it does feel awkward, not having screen time,” Barbara Mutezdi said. “But with time, it becomes a habit you crave.” Chantel Hanks said her three young boys make crepes with her husband or build Lego robot vehicles, rather than playing video games.
Migration, which brought the Italian populists to power, is at the heart of the dispute. When we asked what readers wanted to know about the ways inequality plays out in the Golden State, many asked how they could help their homeless neighbors.
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35: Awarded for gaining 225,000 XP Fire officials said they were notified of the blaze by a company that operates fire alarms for the building. By the time firefighters arrived, smoldering flames had burst through glass on the 14th floor and were whipping 10 to 15 feet out of a window, Chief Fruetel said. Inside, he said, firefighters encountered an “extreme environment of heat and wind-driven fire.”
Schedule a TripOverall, Toyota's Entune 3.0 system is good, but not great. The graphics look slightly out of date, and the system sometimes lags when responding to inputs. Still, there's a lot of functionality built in, and certain RAV4s come with a Wi-Fi hotspot to access connected-car apps. A wireless charging pad is available, too. The Times is committed to publishing a diversity of letters to the editor. We’d like to hear what you think about this or any of our articles. Here are some tips. And here’s our email: email@example.com.
But with the slow pace of funding, unprepared campaigns and lack of cooperation among counties, many cybersecurity experts wonder if they'll reach that finish line by the first Tuesday in November. Trumpets generally own the melody, so the section attracts people who want to be the center of attention, at least musically.
Schedule a TripTwo academic camps have shaped debate about the children of immigrants. Both see the majority succeeding — advancing in school, securing jobs and integrating. Intermarriage is high, and English is near universal. “Today’s immigrants are actually learning English faster than their predecessors,” the National Academy of Sciences concluded in 2015. “If you look at inequality in America, you start with housing,” Mr. Steyer said. “It determines so much.”
The company’s announcement on Thursday that it was scrapping plans for headquarters in Queens exposed deep disagreements within the Democratic Party in New York and beyond. It also highlighted how cities try to lure wealthy companies with lavish incentives financed by taxpayers. “Of course not,” Nina said. “The gun is for the bear’s protection.”
Schedule a Trip“The last thing they would accept in Beijing, when the pandas are eventually brought back,” he added, “are the names Hong and Kong.” The Philadelphia Flyers have Gritty, the New York Mets have Mr. Met, and the Boston Red Sox have Wally the Green Monster.
It actually costs the same. For example, a brand new 64GB iPhone X is 9 from both Apple and the carriers. Obviously, this doesn't include sales or promotions. Mr. Morrison, a political appointee at the White House, told lawmakers that Ukraine was not a big part of his arms control portfolio until July 2019, when he became the deputy assistant to the president for national security in charge of Russia policy. That was just weeks before the call between Mr. Trump and Mr. Zelensky that eventually prompted Democrats to officially begin the impeachment inquiry.
Schedule a TripDoing so with Taiwan and not mainland China, however, would be politically challenging. On Oct. 1, 2017, they joined the rest of the crowd in Las Vegas in singing “God Bless America.” Then came the crack of gunfire.
The survivors of last Monday’s dawn raid painted a much more sinister picture. At the hearing, Senator Mitt Romney, Republican of Utah, described the questions about e-cigarettes as a “canary in the coal mine” that would demonstrate how Dr. Hahn would respond to political pressure and corporate influence. “How you will deal with this issue is a pretty good test case for how you will deal with these issues on an ongoing basis,” he said.
Schedule a TripBrian Firenzi, a writer and actor joked on Twitter that the setting was payback for a previous collaboration with Mr. Peele. In October, Victoria’s Secret announced that it was laying off about 15 percent of its employees, about 50 people, in its Columbus, Ohio, headquarters.
Follow The New York Times Opinion section on Facebook, Twitter (@NYTopinion) and Instagram. Yet Washington continues to keep a close watch on Iranian military strategy and capabilities. A lengthy report issued by the Defense Intelligence Agency last week predicted that Iran will deploy increasing numbers of more accurate and lethal ballistic missiles and field new land-attack cruise missiles.