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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday rebuffed White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s claim to a liberal magazine that “there’s no military solution” for North Korea’s nuclear threats.
“Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that ten million people in Seoul don’t die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapons, I don’t know what you’re talking about, there’s no military solution here, they got us.”
For a dozen years, hundreds of New York City teachers have been paid despite not having permanent jobs, sidelined in most cases because of disciplinary problems or bad teaching records or because they had worked in poorly performing schools that were closed or where enrollment declined.
This limbo was largely the result of a deal that the Bloomberg administration struck with the teachers’ union to give principals more control over who worked in their schools.
The Washington Nationals lost to the San Diego Padres, 3-1, Saturday night at Petco Park because their depleted lineup — one resembling a Grapefruit League nine — was down to three regular starters and couldn’t solve Travis Wood for seven innings or two relievers in the other two.
What was most important happened in the first six frames, when Strasburg returned, looking every bit like himself.
President Trump hinted Tuesday night that he planned to pardon former Arizona Sheriff Joseph Arpaio for his federal contempt of court conviction, telling a crowd in Phoenix: “I’ll make a prediction: I think he’s going to be just fine.
He would again exhibit his own contempt for the courts by blessing a top local law enforcement officer’s defiance of a federal judge. To pardon Arpaio would be an outrageous move, especially since the 85-year-old Arpaio has yet to be sentenced.