Ten SpotMini robots have demonstrated their strength by hauling a truck across a parking lot. Boston Dynamics, the company behind robots like the SpotMini, Spot and Atlas, posted the video on YouTube on Tuesday. The second case, Rucho v. Common Cause, No. 18-422, is an appeal from a decision in August by a three-judge panel of a Federal District Court in North Carolina. The ruling found that Republican legislators there had violated the Constitution by drawing the districts to hurt the electoral chances of Democratic candidates. The court stayed its decision, and the 2018 election was conducted under the old map.
But the cold is expected to begin to lift on Friday. By the end of the weekend, temperatures in some areas could swing up to the 40s or 50s, bringing rain instead of snow. Off-the-record conversations are generally understood to be confidential. We can’t use anything for publication.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
“It puts me in a predicament,” he said. “Unlike when I was a member of Congress and I could pretty much say whatever I wanted, I’m in a different position now.” (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)
The Senate also confirmed Mark Esper, a former soldier and lobbyist, as defense secretary, filling a gap that had lasted since December. There are as many self-described moderates in America as there are conservatives (both outnumber liberals). It’s true that the political parties have become more extreme. But a great many Americans don’t identify with a party — 42 percent call themselves independents — and many who support a party don’t agree with everything its politicians say.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log InBut though he focused his comments on El Salvador’s responsibility in spurring migrants to leave the country, he did not entirely spare the Trump administration his criticism. It’s much more than just the Russia investigation. He has tried to delegitimize federal judges based on their ethnicity or on the president who appointed them, drawing a rare rebuke from Chief Justice John Roberts. Trump has criticized the Justice Department for indicting Republican politicians during an election year. He has called for Comey, Hillary Clinton and other political opponents of his to be jailed.