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A Justice Department official said Whitaker would assume authority over the special counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election -- though his role will be subject to the normal review process for conflicts.
After the Senate invoked the never-before-used Article 155 of Spain's 1978 constitution, the central government could move swiftly to remove the Catalan president, suspend his ministers and assume authority over the region's public media, police and finances.
Misuari said he was told "these wayward elements in our society, who are serving as puppets of the former Philippine colonial government (referring to the previous administration) and who also have links with Malaysia, spoke to some people in the Office of the President." He quoted these elements as saying: "Misuari has to be put in a legal quagmire so he cannot assume authority here," and added, "Some of these people are still serving as tentacles of the former government of the Philippines." Amid these alleged attempts to remove him from the picture, Misuari still expressed an optimistic view of the peace process under the Duterte administration.
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HHS is the Agency that is responsible for both CMS and FDA, and FDA cannot assume authority over LDTs unless HHS allows it, which they have not.
RUSSIAN DIRECTOR Andrey Zvyagintsev made an auspicious debut in 2003 with The Return, a film about the primal struggle of a father, returned from a long, unidentified war, to assume authority over his two adolescent, none too welcoming sons.
Davidson also noted that the Ministry would not look favourably upon Brant's request to assume authority from the province for Official Plan amendment approval if the county went ahead with the rezoning.
Shban said that the coalition delegation called "opposition" returned to the orchestra which markets baseless things, adding "it seems that their goal, or they imagine along with their masters, that we came to Geneva to let them assume authority, and this is an illusion that should go out of their minds." "The Syrian people pay the price of the crisis in Syria from their blood and families...
While TAs assume authority to explain concepts and to instruct, WAs effectively aid a class without working as the professor's double.
Alcaraz will definitely sit out this weekend's game, with skipper Gary Caldwell set to assume authority in the centre of Wigan's three-man defence.
"When Islamists began to assume authority, state media sided with them against others."
Our sympathies went out at that time to someone so little experienced who had been persuaded to take on a post which had been filled by such luminaries in the past as Richard Armstrong, Charles Mackerras and Carlo Rizzi, and having to assume authority over a bunch of musos as grizzled as so many long-serving organisations are.