Lee told reporters as he arrived at the prosecution office in a black sedan, greeted by protesters holding signs calling for his arrest and accusing him of being the president's accomplice. The group also donated 20.4 billion won to two nonprofit foundations, allegedly linked to Choi, that were set up in October 2015 and in January 2016, respectively, becoming the biggest contributor to the Mir and K-Sports organizations created to promote Korean culture overseas and support local sports.
The deceased have been identified as assistant sub-inspector GS Ram and general duty head constables Baccha Sharma, Amarnath Mishra and Arvind Kumar. The off-duty officers were unarmed during the shooting, which took place at the power plant where they were stationed.
Iraqi forces have retaken at least 80 percent of east Mosul from IS, the spokesman of the special forces spearheading the campaign said on Wednesday. Since losing the battle of Mosul , which was taken by ISIL more than two years ago, would considerably lessen its ability to regroup and survive in Iraq, ISIL will not easily give it up and the battle might drag out until the last ISIL fighters are eliminated in the isolated patches of the city.
But the saffron party is likely to announce the candidates' names only tomorrow, sources said. The BJP has finally announced its first list of 17 candidates for the Assembly polls in Punjab despite reports that lack of consensus on several seats, represented by sitting MLAs and ministers, have caused a logjam.
He said they are satisfied with the current oil price but would like to see oil price go up to $65 per barrel. The EIA expects total non-OPEC production to grow by 400,000 bpd in 2017 and rise by 700,000 bpd in 2018. In November OPEC chose to limit production to 32.5 mln barrels per day in the first half of 2017, down 1.2 mln barrels per day from October 2016 production levels, with the possibility of extending this limit for the remainder of the year.
He also said that America is a better and stronger place. President Obama waves at the crowd prior to his speech on UNC's campus on November 2nd. But Obama addressed both girls in praising the "two awesome young women" they had become, during the family's eight years in the White House.
Lawmakers from Civic Platform and another centrist party, Modern, had staged the blockade since December 16 over a plan to curb media access to parliament - which has since been dropped - and then over a budget they say was passed illegally.
Greenblatt, the ADL's chief executive. Trump jumped into Nazi territory during a morning tweetstorm blasting a leaked report making unverified claims that he has deep business ties to Russian Federation and is being blackmailed with evidence of "perverted" sex acts he paid for in Moscow.
Her parents told the Gainesville Times that she wants to be a librarian "as soon as possible", and they hope that her story will inspire other children to sign up for library cards. Of course, the young bookworm is no newcomer to libraries. But Arana wanted to give her daughter the chance to visit the Library of Congress, the world's largest library .
Expatriating to a foreign land isn't exactly a new concept, but it seems that one Swiss town has begun considering some unorthodox criteria for those looking to acquire a passport. Urs Treier, a spokesman for the Gipf-Oberfrick administration, told The Local Ms Holten's application wasn't rejected because of her problem with the local traditions, but because of the very public nature of her campaigning.
Along with the browser update, Pages will also have the ability to designate " Live Contributors", essentially creating anchor roles for multiple people within an organization. This feature will let publishers personalize their broadcast and highlight specific comments for their viewers. Facebook has some clear objectives in adding a new way to go Live through desktop.
And I guess you haven't heard anything about what was in the briefing from anybody who was there. "I think you guys are feeling the heat", Cooper fired back, arguing that CNN did not actually publish the document like BuzzFeed did, only linked to their story.
The whole segment echoed one President Obama did last June where he also joined Jimmy to formally thank (and poke fun at) some of his adversaries. O - hard. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon gave everyday folks an opportunity to tell her just how they felt before she leaves the White House, and the result was unbelievable.
Thornberry said there was strong bipartisan support among his Republican and Democratic colleagues leading up to the announcement of the cancellation, but that sentiment has changed. Mattis retired in 2013, leaving his position as head of Central Command amid reports the White House squeezed him out. Current law bars military officers from accepting cabinet posts until seven years after retirement.
For Sessions to become a member of the cabinet and head of the Department of Justice, the Senate must approve the nomination during a confirmation hearing , taking place today in Washington D.C. Marijuana reform advocates have been pressing the administration for clarification since the election, but to date there has been no clear policy on marijuana policy by the Trump Administration.
This is the 16th trade enforcement challenge the U.S. has filed against China through the WTO. We have all seen first-hand the impact of China's subsidized expansion on our communities and workers. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill applauded the Obama administration's decision and urged President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpEarnest: I've never wanted to eject reporters Kasich warns of possible global conflict New York Dems urge Lynch to prosecute in Eric Garner case MORE to further pursue the matter.
Trump also promised a major border tax on companies that moved jobs outside the United States, giving the example of firms relocating plants to Mexico . During a post-election interview on 60 Minutes , Trump said he would be open to a fence, at least along some stretches. "They don't know it yet, but they're going to pay for the wall ".
He once tweeted that he knew a child who developed autism after receiving immunizations, and in 2014 he tweeted "If I were President I would push for proper vaccinations but would not allow one time massive shots that a small child can not take - AUTISM".
Abe's two-day visit comes three months after Duterte traveled to Tokyo. China distrusts Japan. It's convinced, for one thing, that Tokyo will start another war a la 1940s. "It could be a factor of trying to balance the recent improvement in ties with China - that could be one of the things that might be on (Japan's) mind", says Rahul Bajoria, regional economist with Barclays in Singapore.
Until now, this policy has applied exclusively to Cubans. News of the bombshell comes from a senior administration official that has chosen to stay anonymous, the AP reports. The move comes about a week before President Barack Obama leaves office and is likely the last major change he will make to his overhaul of the US relationship with Cuba.
Turkey views the YPG as an extension of the PKK militant group, which has waged a three-decade insurgency in Turkey and is considered a terrorist organisation by Ankara, the United States and the European Union. Tillerson also spoke of re-engaging with traditional USA allies in the region, saying Russian Federation and Iran were dictating developments in Syria without US participation.
Burwell case which dealt with the Affordable Care Act. More than 220,000 people in OH may not be able to afford care for mental illness or substance-use disorders such as addiction to prescription drugs if congressional Republicans scrap the 2010 health law without passing a substitute measure, a new report said .
Blood is a perishable product that can only come from volunteer blood donors. "The season has changed, and winter is one of the times when when we have our heaviest need", said Michelle Adams, with the national American Red Cross Blood Services.
I just got Sowore Omoyele of Saharareporters arrested for criminal defamation and blackmail and threat to my life and career . She said: "Today, 11/1/2017 at about 15:39hrs, a distress call was received by the Lagos State Police Command that Mr Omoyele Sowore - Publisher of Sahara Reporters was being attacked by suspected hoodlums around Isaac John street, GRA, Ikeja", she said in a statement.
Members of the Iraqi rapid response forces gather during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in the Wahda district of eastern Mosul , Iraq. At least 108 ISIS militants were killed, five vehicle bombs were detonated and an unmanned drone was shot down in Mosul , as multi-pronged military operations continued to unfold in the nearly three-month-old battle for the terrorists' last stronghold in Iraq.
Mr. Obama spoke about Biden's ability to connect with anyone he meets, calling him "a resilient and loyal humble servant, a patriot and most of all a family man". "To Joe Biden , the scrappy kid from Scranton who became Delaware's favorite son: You were the first choice I made as a nominee, and the best", Obama said in Chicago on Tuesday.
It also suggested Russian intelligence agents had obtained video from a hotel room used by Mr Trump in Moscow. 'That's something that Nazi Germany would have done'. Trump when he is trying to comply with the law and also to satisfy any ethics concerns that people have?" President-elect Donald Trump, not known for holding American news and media organisations in high esteem, had kinder words to say during his first press conference with reporters since winning the presidential election - ...
The alleged assaults against seven girls and women happened in public, prompting at least two of his victims to dub him a "dirty old man". Mr Rees asked the jury to consider whether it was Harris' "celebrity status that apparently made him so brazen in what it is alleged that he did".
The agency also quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying that "the Kremlin has no compromising info on Trump" and the report was an "absolute fabrication". Instead of allowing Acosta to pose his question, Trump repeatedly shut him down and accused CNN of reporting "fake news". "As far as BuzzFeed , which is a failing pile of garbage, writing it-I think they're going to suffer the consequences ", Trump said.
Afghan security forces inspect the site of two large bombings in Kabul , Afghanistan, January 10, 2017. "The terrorist attacks are a clear challenge to the worldwide community's efforts to achieve peace and stability", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
Conway brought up the difference between headlines about Obama while he was President-elect and headlines about Trump now. Only if our politics reflects the decency of our people. "Democracy does not require uniformity", Obama said. While addressing him and his wife, Jill, the president talked about how he not only gained a vice president, but a brother in the process.
They were last seen on Tuesday, January 10th. If you see the kids, Camerena, or the auto, please call 911. Camerena is also Hispanic, but her relationship to the children was not immediately clear. Law enforcement believe she is driving a gold-colored 2011 Chevrolet Cruz LT with Texas license plate FGJ6333. Anyone with information regarding the abduction is asked to call the Texas Department of Public Safety at 832-627-1138.
CONWAY: Oh, or that the Russians interfered in the election successfully - that they disrupted our democracy. "That concerns me", Meyers said, before Conway briefly appeared to challenge whether or not he was actually concerned. Cooper also questioned what Conway believed was inaccurate about the network's reporting: "Because you said you weren't in the briefing, you don't know if what we're reporting is true or not".
And then, since the ceremony is a bit long, some are crying because they are hungry. Pope Francis (R) walks along with Palestinian authority President Mahmud Abbas (L) during a private audience on May 16, 2015 in Vatican [AFP/File / ALBERTO PIZZOLI] Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis will grant Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas an audience at the Vatican on Saturday, the Holy See confirmed indirectly Tuesday by announcing arrangements for media coverage of the visit.
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren pressed Carson on this at the famed neurosurgeon's confirmation hearing Thursday. Carson's nomination was a bit of a shock after the former GOP presidential candidate noted that he didn't have experience to be considered for a Cabinet seat.