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US Senate confirms ex-senator Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence
20 March 2017, 04:54 | Ross Houston
Fmr. Sen. Dan Coats confirmed as National Intelligence Director
President Trump's choice to lead the Office of National Intelligence is confirmed by his former Senate colleagues.
Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office after the Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Coats's nomination by a vote of 85-12.
Coats said during his confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee that moving back to the executive branch was not his plan when he announced his intent to retire from the Senate.
"That information is critical to the central premise of smart intelligence policy: Security and liberty are not mutually exclusive, and Americans deserve both", Wyden said. The overarching position of national intelligence director was created to address the problem and create a single person to whom all intelligence agencies are held accountable.
Tesla Drops Cheapest Model S to Pave the Way for Model 3
More affordable as compared to what? It looks like Tesla is determined to show the slow-selling Model S 60 and 60D the door. The rear-wheel drive Model S 60 is now listed at $108,700 and the all-wheel drive "Dual motor" 60D is priced at $116,300.
NCAA: Michigan State drills Miami
Michigan State shot 57 percent from the field as it ended Miami's season. "We've got to get those shots too", Beilein said. They face Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans , who are always a threat to go deep in the tournament, save for a year ago .
(CMCSA) Shares Bought by Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co
Finally, Evercore ISI reaffirmed an "overweight" rating on shares of Comcast in a research report on Monday, February 27th. Also, EVP Neil Smit sold 133,314 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 30th.
McMaster was approved as Trump's second national security adviser in an 86-10 vote. The former Fort Wayne resident will oversee the intelligence-gathering operations of 17 agencies that together employ more than 100,000 people, including the CIA, FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency.
Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., said Coats is "an advocate for strong oversight of the intelligence community".
Coats, 73, has swung back and forth between government service and lobbying, the type of Washington career that Trump has mocked.
Freeze Warning tonight and tomorrow night
The weather service said freezing temperatures will be likely tonight statewide - except along the immediate coastlines. If you can, protect who plants that are valuable to you, and also do not forget to bring outdoor pets inside at night.
Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29
On 29 March, notification of the historic step will come in the form of a letter from the Prime Minister to Mr Tusk. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff, Friday March 17, 2017.
Was that Irish proverb Trump read actually Irish?
The White House told The Hill that the proverb was supplied by the State Department via the National Security Council in an email. However Mr Kenny has now claimed he didn't call President Trump a racist but instead referred to his use of racist language.
WhatsApp Set to Bring Back the Good Old Text Status "WhatsApp…"
Let's just hope that WhatsApp has learned its lesson and stops from trying to change the text-messaging app in something it isn't. As mentioned earlier, all WhatsApp users on Android will only get the feature now; however iPhone users should also get it soon.
GOP bill would increase providers' free care
The current legislation calls for giving states a set amount of money per enrollee, known as a per capita cap system. For many low-income people, the tax credits in the plan would be smaller than the tax credits under current law.
Kapil Sharma on assaulting Sunil: We fight everywhere..
He further admitted to have had an argument with Grover but said they fought like normal people and that all is well between them. Actually hamari har flight main ladai hoti hai (We fight on every flight)...har jagah ladai hoti hai (We fight everywhere)...