March 26, 2019
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The babies, weighing just under two lbs to nearly three lbs, remain in the neonatal intensive care unit in stable condition. How rare are sextuplets? According to the most recent data, only 31 babies were born in the US in 2017 in sets of quintuplets or higher.
“We will do whatever we must do to defend our people and defend our state.”
“I miss the feeling of being at the newsstand.”
“When lawyers use their law licenses as weapons…they are no longer acting as attorneys.”
“Anybody who thinks this is dead, they’re wrong.”
“I’m very proud to be part of a sport where there is no gender pay gap.”
TRAGIC TURNING POINT
How one disaster in New York City changed labor laws for the nation.
“It was a day that was bursting with life–a day full of the first breaths of spring and fate ruled that on this day, 146 young lives should be snuffed out in a terrible manner; they were destroyed by the horrible Triangle fire.”
The site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire is a National Historic Landmark. The National Park Service says the fire was "one of the worst industrial disasters in American history."
The U.S. Attorney General shares key pieces of the confidential Special Counsel report. He says:
No Collusion. No Obstruction.
However, there’s a catch.
What we know & what’s ahead.
“The Investigation did not establish that members of the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with members of the Russian government in its election interference activities.”
“while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.”
Context: Pres. Bill Clinton was impeached for obstruction of justice. The House, which has oversight & investigative authority, voted to impeach him for obstruction & lying under oath. The Senate, which has the power to remove a President from office, voted against it.
“…the liberation of the territory once held by ISIS in Iraq and Syria is 100 percent complete…”
“This was an illegal takedown that failed.”
“There’s a difference between compelling evidence of collusion and whether the special counsel concludes that he can prove beyond a reasonable doubt the criminal charge of conspiracy,”
“It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came true, and now here I am about to turn 30 in a few months with a decision I feel is the biggest of my life so far. I will be retiring from the game of football today.”
“This is going to be a nail-biter for sure.”
“There’s nothing scary about horror for Hollywood.”
Two Army soldiers, both husbands & fathers, killed in action in Afghanistan.
“He wrote about 30 love letters and hid them in random places around the house for me to find, which I found most of them. So last night, it was really comforting sitting down, reading through those, because it’s almost like he was preparing for this exact scenario.”
“Will was one of the best in our formation, with more than a decade of service in the Regiment at all levels of noncommissioned officer leadership.”
More than 2,400 U.S. soldiers have died in Afghanistan since 2001 - More than 20,000 others wounded - fighting America's longest war. The Taliban control more area in Afghanistan now than any other time during the war.
What we know, what we don’t & what’s coming next.
The Big Unknown: What the Special Counsel report says and if we will ever see it. The Attorney General will make this decision.
Attorney General Barr is NOT required to release the full contents of the Special Counsel’s report, nor is he prohibited from doing so.
“I am reviewing the report and anticipate that I may be in a position to advise you of the Special Counsel’s principal conclusions as soon as this weekend.”
Why wouldn't we see the full confidential report? It is entirely up to AG Barr to determine what, if anything, in the Special Counsel's report is in public interest. Info could be withheld if detrimental to other cases, investigations, or violates releasing classified info.
“This is shaping up to be a potentially unprecedented flood season, with more than 200 million people at risk for flooding in their communities.”
“This is the most widespread natural disaster we’ve ever experienced in Nebraska.”
“After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights…”
“We here in Mississippi believe in protecting and defending the whole life of that child.”
“We’ll see you in court Mississippi.”
“It’s as American as baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie.”
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