Two days before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow victims' families to sue Saudi Arabia in federal courts.
On Friday, the House of Representatives approved a bill passed by the Senate in May which would allow the families of the almost 3,000 people who died in the terror attacks on the World Trade Center in NY and the Pentagon in Pennsylvania on 11 September 2001 to sue for damages.
The House approved the measure on Friday and the Senate passed the measure in May. "Possibly. Fifteen of the 19 hijackers were Saudis", he said on the House floor before the vote.
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"Look around the world - in Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East, in Africa - wherever you see evidence of radical Islam, that extremism can usually be traced to preachers of hate from Saudi Arabia".
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Kerber on top of the world with US Open triumph
Her close friend Wozniacki, who has been number one but has never won a major, was less reluctant to discuss the situation. Kerber is into her third major final of the year after dispatching Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets at the U.S.
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Maybe you've seen Dejan Lovren around? City looked shell-shocked but were then handed a lifeline by some kamikaze play from Lucas. With Emre Can still coming back from injury, there is a set three in the midfield it seems for Liverpool at the moment.
Earnest said Monday that the White House has had "significant" concerns with the bill because it could open up the U.S.to being continually sued by people in other countries.
JASTA was co-sponsored by Sens. The bill amends a law from 1976 that gives foreign countries immunity from lawsuits from the United States, and allows lawsuits from Americans against nations directly involved in terrorist attacks against United States citizens.
Additionally, critics say the bill might expose Americans to retaliatory legislation in courtrooms overseas and will strain relations with Saudi Arabia, a longtime USA ally.
Clinton, said King, has a "strong moral obligation" to put her "blind party loyalty aside" and demand Obama sign the bill into law. The Senate has been aiming to leave Washington as soon as this week, before that deadline, and the House next week, and lawmakers would not be in Washington again until after the November 8 elections.
Former US president Bill Clinton has compared himself and his charity The Clinton Foundation to Robin Hood without the stealing. Lugar and other senators urged the foundation to ban all foreign donations, but the Clintons decided not to go that far.
But did he leave a working relationship in order to seize this opportunity?! Heartbroken, Izzy decides to leave Paradise . Whether it be a spin-off or he becomes the new Neil Lane, we need to know more about this odd and exotic creature.
Nvidia, which dominates the market for deep-learning-focused chips, is bound to give all comers a run for their money. Intel will acquire computer vision startup Movidius , as part of its RealSens vision and strategy.
The rival Green Bay Packers come to the brand new US Bank Stadium for the Vikings' home opener next Sunday night in primetime. Stefon Diggs caught seven passes for 103 yards for the Vikings . "The defense came through for us and made some big plays".
Other reports said the league would consider football-only members, a scenario that could involve schools like Air Force and CT . About a dozen schools remain alive for what most insiders think will be two spots, with Cincinnati and Houston as the favorites.
It's hard to predict. "It was a fight until the end and we're very happy to get the win". "It's my fault because it's my choice". Chelsea is the only team apart from City to have a 100 per cent winning start, and plays its fourth game at Swansea on Sunday.
Obama says she and the president couldn't be happier about how their girls have grown up. "The minute we leave, that's it". Curry: It's not fair, though, he's got 50 Secret Service out there, so if I trash-talk, he just gives them the look.
Gatland was an assistant coach in 2009, when they were beaten 2-1 in South Africa, before becoming head coach four years ago. This will be the 12th Lions tour of New Zealand , where they have won only one series, in 1971.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump , center left, waves as he walks with vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., center right, during a visit to the Canfield Fair, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in Canfield, Ohio.
Andy Murray, of Britain, celebrates after defeating Grigor Dimitrov , of Bulgaria, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 at the U.S. I think that the other fastest serve was here at the US Open around 138 maybe, but I've never hit over 140.
Kylie Jenner sitting front row at the Yeezy Season 4 show with Lewis Hamilton, Tyga , Carine Roitfeld and Pharrell . Certainly the models were happy for the hype job and relieved to hightail it out of the sun at the same time.
The new models will start at $369, a $20 increase from the initial entry-level pricing of the first version of the device. Apple also announced updates to iWork, Apple's office productivity suite that runs on Apple's phones, tablets and PCs.
The case may take as much as five years before it is completely settled, Dublin law firm McCann FitzGerald said in a report. Even with the current climate, Cook and Apple have no plan on leaving the country they've been in for 37 years.
The backside is removable, which gives you access to the removable battery as well as to the SIM cards and storage card slots. LG V20 has a 5 MP shooter on the front which says goodbye to the dual camera setup on the front as seen on the LG V10 .
The 33-year-old bride wore a Reem Acra dress and Neil Lane jewellery, while the groom wore a custom-made Ermenegildo Zegna suit. But I was like, 'You know what? OK! "I want the colours to feel very nature-friendly, but very vibrant and lively".
The difference? The team would point to the switch from Chevrolet to Toyota, where he has a tight alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing. He gave up the lead to pit on lap 163, but by the time the cycle of green-flag stops completed on lap 165, he was back up front.
The Huskers were flagged for delay of game on the play, but, in a classy move, Fresno State declined the penalty. The Huskers didn't have too much trouble with Fresno State , picking up an impressive 43-10 win.
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The company had meant to use the refurbished launch pad primarily for commercial crew missions and its Falcon Heavy rocket. There were no injuries reported when the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on its launch pad during a test on Septempter 1.
The resolution was introduced under a privileged motion, meaning it bypasses committee and requires a floor vote. Koskinen has denied any wrongdoing and his boss, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, has consistently defended him.
Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) was the biggest faller on the top tier index, down more than 6.5% or 205p at 1951p. Pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, Shire and Reckitt Benckiser were some of the only stocks making gains on the FTSE 100.
The first confirmed bout for the November 12 card at Madison Square Garden indicates they are off to a pretty good start. The bout, however, will only be part of the event's main card and the event headliner has yet to be announced.
Obama learned about the insult as he emerged from the Group of 20 summit in Hangzhou, China. "It would be a departure from regular diplomatic practice if the United States was in charge of the entire security arrangements for its president in the visiting country", Shi explained.
Iran's national football team has played out a goalless draw against China in their 2018 World Cup qualifying match . In Bangkok, Japan bounced back from its opening loss at home to the United Arab Emirates by beating Thailand 2-1.