The lawmaker has not yet confirmed or denied the resignation rumors, but Franks is expected to make a statement later on Thursday. The bombshell about Franks also comes amid rumors that major USA media outlets are working on a major exposé about lawmakers who have been accused of sexual harassment and used taxpayer funds to settle disputes. He said he'd depart in a few weeks.
It was not immediately clear why Franks was resigning. He sought to clarify the comment, saying later-term abortions linked to pregnancies caused by rape are infrequent.
Before being elected into Congress, Trent was a small business owner and later served in the Arizona Legislature, according to his website biography. But no revelations were aired in the aftermath of the decision, and Franks went on to assume the chairmanship of a House Judiciary subcommittee. The institute advocates for policies created to protect children and families.
Asian major also settled higher on Thursday with Nikkei 225 index climbing over 1 per cent followed by Hang Seng 0.28 per cent. The Nifty mid-cap and small-cap indices climbed by 1.43 per cent and 1.44 per cent, respectively.
The outage follows a similar problem for Facebook Messenger on November 30, when users reported being unable to send messages. It's now only available in the United States while it is being trialled and you can also only access it via an IOS device.
Ohio State won the Big Ten title, but it had two serious blemishes that diminished 11 wins - a 15-point home loss to now-No. An early Pick Six kept the Badgers in the game and provided just enough of a spark to keep hope alive.
The newly-discovered black hole is part of a quasar , meaning it sits at the center of a cloud of gas that it's slowly swallowing. That dates it to a time when the first stars started to light up the inky blackness of the early universe.
Ohtani is limited to a minor league contract because of restrictions imposed by the MLB collective bargaining agreement. According to Jim Bowden of Sirius XM, the Giants are meeting with Japanese star Shohei Ohtani in Los Angeles on Monday.
Instead, Russia blames Grigory Rodchenkov, the former director of Moscow and Sochi testing laboratories, as a rogue employee. The ruling cemented that the nation was guilty of executing an extensive state-backed doping program.
Pune and Gujarat will no longer be a part of the cash-rich league as their contracts were just for two seasons. Each franchise team will have a maximum of 25 players (up to eight foreign) and a minimum of 18 players.
Manafort is facing felony charges involving allegations of money laundering and other financial crimes related to work in Ukraine. The bulk of the spending- $1.7 million - has been on personnel salary and benefits, according to the report.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the port would reinforce mutual and regional cooperation between Iran and India. After the ceremony, the President was briefed by the authorities in the construction process of the complex.
Amazon have launched Prime in Singapore offering free delivery on millions of products along with streaming media benefits. Though everything points to an eventual local Amazon online store, he remained mum about their plans.
If there isn't enough money in your Apple Pay Cash account to cover a transaction your bank card kicks in to cover the rest. Reuters/Stephen LamAn attendee checks out a new iPhone X during an Apple launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S.
Flu season is nothing to sneeze at
For the elderly or others who are especially vulnerable, a doctor may prescribe an antiviral medication to help lesson symptoms. Don't underestimate how sick flu can make you, Mills cautioned. "It hits you like a freight train", she said.
Tennessee Finalizes Deal With Jeremy Pruitt
Twice Pruitt has been named a finalist for the Broyles Award, which goes annually to the top college football assistant coach. The story began to pick up steam when Tennessee appeared to have hired Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano .
Google to yank Youtube from Amazon in nasty giant fight
The latest dispute is over the e-commerce company's refusal to sell some Google devices that compete with Amazon's products. The video service will be pulled from the Echo Show today, while Fire TV owners will lose access to it on January 1, 2018.
Cineworld announce deal to buy Regal Entertainment, shares fall
They expect this year's earnings to fall -14.41% year-over-year to $0.95, followed by 11.58% growth in the next year to $1.06. The acquisition is expected to be strongly accretive to earnings in the first full year following Completion in fiscal 2019.
Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery
Starbucks' same-store sales in China rose 8 per cent during the most recent quarter, beating its global 2 per cent growth. It will also host the Teavana Bar - its first outlet in China specifically offering a range of Chinese teas.
Your photos of the supermoon
The supermoon rises behind the mountain range seen from Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. Considering the moon is always more than 225,744 miles away, it's not a major change.