Perez got votes of 235 out of 435 members of the Democratic National Committee conference in Atlanta. He emerged as frontrunner in the first round but fell one vote short of an overall majority, forcing the contest to go into a second round.
ANLONG VENG, Cambodia — In this dusty mountain hamlet on the Thai border, she is known as Grandma Chaem. The tiny 74-year-old lives peacefully in a snug, stilted house surrounded by papaya, lime and custard-apple trees.
CAIRO — Dozens of Egyptian Christian families fled their homes in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, driven by a targeted campaign of Islamist violence that has killed at least seven people in recent weeks.
The deployment could take place in “not so distant future,” General Herbert J. “Hawk” Carlisle, the outgoing head of the Air Combat Command, told journalists on Friday in Washington, DC. He also stressed that the Air Force is already discussing the first deployment of the new aircraft to the Central Command.
At roughly 1pm local time a crowd of approximately 60 people engaged in the violence, a police spokesperson told rbb 24. Some media reports citing witnesses suggested that up to 200 people took part in the fighting.
BEIJING The PLA Navy is likely to secure significant new funding in China’s upcoming defense budget as Beijing seeks to check U.S. dominance of the high seas and step up its own projection of power around the globe.
“If the Department is going to be able to influence policy deliberations, we need to have a reputation for engaging responsibly in those deliberations,” says the four-page memo, titled ‘SBU: Protecting Privileged Information,’ from State Department acting legal adviser Richard Visek to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, sent out on February 20.
Rickie Fowler put himself on course for his first PGA Tour victory in almost 18 months as Tyrrell Hatton stayed in contention in the third round of the Honda Classic.
“I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Trump wrote, without giving any reason for his decision.
Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6-2 to win the Dubai Duty Free Championships on Saturday and has secured a spot in the top-10 rankings.