Clapper said the intelligence community has less insight into how Wikileaks obtained the emails. He was criticized for testimony he gave to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in March 2013. Clapper's term was marked by efforts to grapple with the re-emergence of an aggressive Russian Federation, extremist attacks and growing cyber threats, as well as misleading a Senate committee about federal policy on collecting data on millions of Americans.
The 75-year-old Clapper was also head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency between 2001 and 2006. Also on Russia, Clapper said he did not foresee a change in Russian aggression in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries in light of President-elect Donald Trump's plan to seek improved U.S.
Mr Abe said they discussed various issues during the 90-minute meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan, but he declined to reveal the details. "The talks made me feel sure that we can build a relationship of trust", said Shinzo Abe after meeting with Donald Trump .
Russian warplanes from air bases in Syria, Russia and an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean pounded targets in Syria on Thursday, the Russian defense ministry said , as a rights group said at least 11 people were killed in airstrikes and shelling in Aleppo's rebel-held east.
Speaking of that jury trial, a federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to hear arguments today on whether to postpone this month's trial of a class-action lawsuit filed by former students of the now-defunct Trump University who claim they were duped into paying up to $35,000 to learn real estate secrets from experts supposedly hand-picked by Trump himself.
Paul, attended Friday's hearing and said it brought up a range of overwhelming emotions - confusion, sadness and nervousness. Choi's counterpart in neighboring Hennepin County, lead prosecutor Mike Freeman, did not utilize a grand jury and made the decision himself that charges would *not* be filed against officers involved in fatally shooting Jamar Clark.
Most of the people died while waiting for long hours in queues outside banks and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). The move was aimed at cracking down on the shadow economy but has brought India's cash economy to a virtual standstill. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on November 8 surprised citizens by announcing demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1,000 notes and since then a large number of seemingly unending queues before banks and post offices are seen in order to exchange these currencies.
Alnahdi was found unconscious outside Toppers Oct. 30. A call to Menomonie police seeking additional information was not immediately returned Friday. The copper pins with three intertwining rings honor slain Saudi student Hussain Saeed Alnahdi and symbolize that the University of Wisconsin-Stout and community are united in sadness and a commitment to prevent similar acts of violence.
Over half a million Israelis live in more than 230 illegal settlements built since the 1967 Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank including East al-Quds. Key elements of Netanyahu's government are pushing for more settlement building , and openly opposing the idea of a Palestinian state. "The recent Israeli measures are going to lead to catastrophe in the region", said Nabil Abu Rudeina, spokesman for Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas .
German Chancellor Angela Merkel , left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama after a news conference at the chancellery in Berlin , Thursday, Nov. They see parallels between Trump's ascension and the rise of far-right and populist movements in their own countries amid continued economic anxiety.
However, asked whether the issue of contentious issue of Japanese financial support for USA troops based in Japan would be raised, Trump aide Kellyanne Conway told the CBS program "This Morning" on Thursday, "Maybe they'll discuss that today".
Porcello finished with 137 points to Verlander's 132, marking the second-closest election since 1970, when voters were permitted to select more than one pitcher. What 2 writers did not have him on their ballot? Verlander snatched nearly half of the 30 first-place votes, but he still lost. "Hey MLB , I though I was the only person allowed to -- Justin Verlander? ".
When the house met again, the scene was no different and a united opposition including Congress, TMC, RJD and SP demanded a discussion under relevant rules, which entails voting. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes be discussed through an adjournment motion and not the rule being proposed by the government. Opposition parties continues to protest in both, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, demanding presence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the house.
Florida can not afford a letdown against the youthful Maple Leafs, who improved to 6-2-0 at home with a 6-2 drubbing of Nashville on Tuesday. ABOUT THE PANTHERS (8-7-1): Reimer, dealt by the Maple Leafs to San Jose at least season's trade deadline, backed up Roberto Luongo when Florida visited Toronto on October 27 - a 3-2 loss - and acknowledged that it was nostalgic to be back in the arena where he played for 5 1/2 seasons.
Both countries expressed their determination to "continue their strong mutual support for each other on issues of core national interest, and in defense of the peace and prosperity of the two nations", it said. It also denies that PakTurk is affiliated with any political organization. Addressing a joint press conference along with visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a one-on-one and a delegation-level meetings, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that fraternal relations ...
CNN's The Situation Room tweeted on November 14: "Transition official tells @Acosta Trump has asked for top secret clearance for his adult children + son-in-law". They believe she's using her father's publicity to promote her own business. Jason Miller , the head of Trump's transition team's communications, earlier asserted that "the President-elect has not requested security clearance for any family members and no paperwork has been submitted to this effect", and "any reporting otherwise ...
Giuliani's dealings with Russian Federation may also face scrutiny in Senate confirmation hearings if Trump nominates him for a top cabinet post. I would call him a reasonable person. The split has put traditional Republican operatives such as Reince Priebus - named Trump's chief of staff Sunday - against more non-traditional influences such as Steve Bannon - the alt-right leader of Breitbart News - who will be Trump's chief strategist.
The highlight of Obama's two-day trip to the Greek capital was his visit to the Acropolis, with television cameras struggling to catch a good shot of the American leader from a distance as he explored the ancient citadel, guided by the site's chief archaeologist, who walked by his side and provided him with all the information he needed and answered all of his questions.
Brent for January settlement slipped 8 cents to $46.87 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. US crude stockpiles climbed for a third week, the longest run of gains since August, according to a government report. He'll join several fellow OPEC members in Doha this week for informal consultations with Russian Federation, the biggest energy supplier outside the group.
Director of Intelligence James Clapper. To view the full article, register now. The director of national intelligence oversees 17 USA intelligence agencies and serves as the president's principal intelligence adviser and briefer. In March 2013 Clapper found himself at the center of controversy after testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that the US government did "not wittingly" collect data on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans.
Russia's defense minister says the air force has launched a major operation on the Syrian provinces of Idlib and Homs, while Syrian activists report the resumption of airstrikes on rebel-held eastern Aleppo . The civil war started at the height of the Arab Spring and has pit the government of President Bashar al-Assad, who is supported by Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah, the Shia militia group from Lebanon, against rebel groups that range in ideology from leftist to Islamist.
In the days that followed Clinton's surprising election defeat, she and her aides have said that she would've won if FBI Director James Comey didn't sink their momentum with his letters about her email server investigation. However, the conversation, which lasted about 30 minutes, was not open to the media. The defeated Democrat says the loss to Trump will be "painful for a long time ".
More than 5,000 police were deployed in the capital's streets for the two-day visit. The protesters - described by police as made up mostly of leftists with some 400 anarchists - backed off, with some setting light to waste bins before eventually dispersing half an hour later.
Five hospitals in east Aleppo and the surrounding rebel-held countryside, including a children's hospital, have been hit and damaged in the last 48 hours since Russian Federation announced a new offensive targeting Idlib and Homs provinces.
Turnbull could not say whether the refugees would be resettled before the Trump administration takes over on January 20. Turnbull announced at Obama's Leaders' Summit on Refugees in September that Australia would participate in the US -led program to resettle Central American migrants from a camp in Costa Rica .
The minister expressed his delight to be in Mecca and to take part in this important meeting that reflects the gravity of the events and embodies the unified Islamic stance aimed at ensuring that no person or entity can defile the sanctity of the holy lands.
The truck driver is being questioned by police. Witnesses told Dagblad van het Noorden they had seen an air ambulance and several road ambulances on their way to the scene. Only about 40 people had been on the train at the time of the crash, he added. The crossing was the scene of a fatal crash two years ago, when a train hit a auto driven by a 24-year-old man.
However, Trump's transition group told Politico that the CBS report isn't true. The Trump transition team reportedly asked the White House about whether the Trump clan could get the codes to the nation's most treasured national secrets.
Protesters have gathered Tuesday afternoon in Downtown Dallas to voice their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Energy Transfer Partners , which is behind the pipeline, criticized the Army Corps saying, "This action is motivated purely by politics at the expense of a company that has done nothing but play by the rules it was given".
In the larger European gathering on Friday, other leaders also spoke of their worries, according to a senior administration official, including "grave concern" about the humanitarian situation in rebel-controlled Aleppo, Syria, where months of government bombings have killed hundreds of civilians.
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The Syrian American Medical Association told CNN that the Al-Shaar neighborhood's Children's Hospital, Al-Bayan Hospital and the Central Blood Bank were targeted with barrel bombs. The residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo had lived without bombardment and explosions for three weeks. US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday he discussed Ukraine and "all aspects" of Aleppo including renewed bombing in the Syrian city this week in a meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei ...
State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said the U.S.is "deeply concerned" by the bill and warned that it would enable "the legalization of dozens of illegal outposts deep in the West Bank". "The approval of this bill will not change the religious reality, but rather will make us more committed to our holy sites and religious endowments that express our national and political identity", he said.
When asked by a CBS News correspondent whether he would seek such a move now that he had been elected, he said, 'I'm going to think about it'. Trump said he will release his tax returns at the appropriate time. "He's aware in how important the work is that illegal immigrants are doing in this country". "The police and law enforcement - they know who these people are".
A 1967 anti-nepotism law prohibits US presidents from hiring members of their immediate family to work in the federal government, including son-in-laws. Bradley Moss, a national security lawyer and a clerk for the National Security Archive, said that giving security clearance for a "child or family member" is unprecedented.