California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland. Parents opposed to the bill vowed to take legal action even though the issue has been upheld in court, including by the Supreme Court. The California state assembly passed the bill along to the Senate last week.
In an appearance on "The Hugh Hewitt Show," Cruz told the host that the two Obamacare rulings Roberts made will "go down as some of the most political decisions" in the history of the Supreme Court. (RELATED: Ted Cruz On Supreme Court Rulings: 'Some Of The Darkest 24 Hours In Our Nation's History') "So, I believe the reason Chief Justice Roberts did that is that he was trying to preserve the independence of the court. He was trying to keep the court out of the political mess," Cruz said.
So what does this mean for the death penalty in the United States? In the briefs filed for this case, midazolam's effectiveness was repeatedly the focus, even as the debate during the oral arguments and across the dissents and concurrences often focused on larger issues of the death penalty. The three surviving inmates named in the case were convicted of murder and sentenced to death, while the fourth was executed in January , shortly before the justices took the case.
The fires have drawn suspicion of foul play, beginning just days after 21-year-old Dylann Roof killed nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Fire department spokesperson D.J. Corcoran said bags of dirt and bales of hay were set on fire outside the church door, damaging the building. The word is still out on a fire that completely destroyed the Glover Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Warrenville, South Carolina.
Legislatures are dominated by whichever party holds the majority, and in Arizona that would be the Republicans, in California the Democrats. If those were the only measures of the success of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission, the results have been disappointing. The point of redistricting reform is to ensure that elections more fully express the will of voters, not the parties.
At that moment, the official atomic clocks that keep Universal Coordinated Time will mark the time as 23h 59m 59s, followed by the leap second 23h 59m 60s. The June 30 leap second was decreed in January by astronomers at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service in Paris, who measure Earth's rotation and compare it with the time kept by atomic clocks. The astronomers at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service keep track of the difference between astronomical time and atomic time.
David Sweat, 35, was hospitalized in serious condition after being shot twice in the torso by a state trooper and captured Sunday near the Canadian border. "They would kill Mitchell's husband and then get in the car and drive to Mexico on the theory that Mitchell was in love with one or both of them," the governor said.
We were shocked when Bill Hudson slammed his famous children, Kate and Oliver Hudson, in a recent interview. Following Oliver Hudson 's, 38, shocking Father's Day diss on June 21, his biological father, Bill Hudson , 65, called him and his sister, Kate Hudson , 36, out in a new interview, saying he no longer considers them as his children .
NBC has cut ties with Donald Trump by removing the Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants from its programming, according to The Hollywood Reporter . "To that end, the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants, which are part of a joint venture between NBC and Trump, will no longer air on NBC," the statement continued. Trump's children; Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, have sat on the program's advisory boards for the past few years.
Nathan Alexander Bryan, who has lived in both Bradenton and Orlando since April 2014, is accused of trying to gain access to children through Craigslist childcare advertisements. "Between April 2014 and June 2015, Bryan made several SMS communications [i.e. text messages] to me, believing I was the stepfather of the young boy and discussed his traveling to the designated location to meet the child who he believed was between 8 to 9 years of age to engage in sexual activity with the child," the agent wrote in the report. The FBI was alerted to the email, and the agent re-initiated contact.
Such warnings are "not uncommon" and "part of our standard operating procedure," Earnest added. "We are encouraging all law enforcement to be vigilant and prepared," over the 4th of July weekend, Johnson said on Friday in a statement about recent terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait. Earnest said the intelligence agencies have long identified "lone-wolf" attacks like the one carried out a French factory last week as some of the most dangerous and difficult to prevent.
Greece is moving closer to defaulting on its debt and could be forced to abandon the euro currency. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points, or 2 percent, to 17,596 Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index sank 43 points, or 2.1 percent, to 2,057. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.32 percent.