He said options to defeat IS "anywhere Daesh shows its face" were hard. But his trip has been further clouded by the arrest in NY on Monday of an executive of Turkey's state-run Halkbank HALKB.IS , who is accused of conspiring in a multi-year scheme to evade USA sanctions on Iran .
Nunes' focus for people to interview was primarily current and former government officials with insight into the investigation. "And we want to continue that, and I will tell you that will not happen if we tell you who our sources are". Stone also accused Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the committee, with having "slimed" him. The panel is conducting one of the main congressional investigations over allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation sought to ...
Also seven civilians were killed when forces opened fire on protesters near encounter sites as they tried to rescue the trapped militants by throwing stones and rocks at the police and CRPF personnel. The man had been brought to a Srinagar hospital where doctors declared him dead. Panic gripped at Jehangir Chowk area of city after police fired few tear smoke shells to disperse a group of people who were carrying body of Zahid.
Park could face extortion, bribery and other criminal charges, but it is not known if prosecutors will seek to arrest her anytime soon, especially ahead of an election in May to choose her successor. The 10th floor of the prosecutors' office would be sealed off for the interrogation of the former leader. Approximately 2,000 police officers were on standby to prevent clashes.
Democrats, including ranking member Adam Schiff, say Nunes is too close to the White House to run a fair investigation and should step aside. Cohen-Watnick is the same staffer who new National Security Advisor Lt. When you said that "doesn't pass the smell test" on March 23, now there's reporting that ... they were the sources on this. Rep. Yoho told MSNBC that Chairman Nunes "works for the President".
People watch a TV news programme showing the sunken ferry Sewol partially lifted above in waters off Jindo in South Korea. A submersible vessel would now drag the hull to a nearby port. Once it is raised to 13 metres, the ferry will be moved onto a semi-submersible ship, which will carry it to the port of Mokpo. "I shouted when I saw the ferry revealed above the water, thinking that my child can finally return home", said Lee Keum-hui, who lost her daughter in the sinking.
Inflation was another factor driving the increase. The decision to raise the rate by the central bank's board was unanimous and expected by financial markets following the Federal Reserve's most recent rate hike on March 15. Banxico may draw optimism from suggestions that Trump's administration will soften its stance on NAFTA, with Trump said to be planning "tweaks" rather than a full overhaul of the trade deal - contrary to promises made on the campaign trail.
Park was formally arrest after a nine-hour court hearing on Thursday and transferred to a detention center south of Seoul where Lee and Choi are also being held. Candidates in the upcoming presidential election can be expected to join them in applauding Ms Park's arrest. Being taken into custody would be a dramatic step in the disgrace of South Korea's first woman president, and is a key demand of the millions of people who took to the streets to protest against her as the scandal ...
Yet, still, Trump's Saturday tweet - "Obamacare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan". He said if Trump alienates them, then he won't have anywhere to turn for support. Minutes after Trump's post, his Republican critics took to Twitter to respond, in Trump-ese: "it's a swamp not a hot tub". Geraldo Rivera said Wednesday that a group of congressional Republicans known as the Freedom Caucus committed "treason" for opposing an extremely ...
At this time, US-Russia relations were deteriorating. Paul Manafort, President Trump's former 2016 campaign manager, had bank accounts in Cyprus that were investigated for possible money-laundering, according to a new report . "I am ready to take part in any hearings conducted by the US Congress on this subject in order to defend my reputation and name", Deripaska added. That would at the very least prove embarrassing for Mr Trump, given the power he delegated to Mr Manafort last summer.
The ANC's Zizi Kodwa says: "We give our revolutionary banner in honour of this Isitwalandwe/Seaparankwe the highest honour in the ANC, which is bestowed to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution and sacrifice towards the struggle and liberation of South Africa".
Lloyd's of London said it intends to have the new office operational from the start of 2019 in preparation for the insurance renewal season. News of Lloyd's of London's Brussels subsidiary puts pressure on the government to deliver free trade with Europe and protect jobs in the insurance sector, Jason Berry of GI provider Uinsure claimed.
The Senate Intelligence Committee holds its first public hearing today, as it continues its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. "If we politicize this process, our efforts will likely fail", Burr said at the start of the hearing . The senators said they also wanted to call attention to what they described as Russia's attempts to influence upcoming elections in France and Germany.
Clinton stressed the need for spending on diplomacy by quoting Defense Secretary James Mattis, who said cutting funds for the State Department means he has to buy more ammunition. The White House has defended its budget proposals as a shift toward funding "hard power" - the military and border security - at the expense of "soft power".
Temperatures should climb to just above the freezing mark tonight, changing any freezing rain to rain. A wintry blast of weather is expected to sweep into Toronto on Thursday. It will likely begin as snow mixed with freezing rain and rain, then change to rain. The weather service says local snowfall amounts could be as much as 2 cm, with rainfall amounts of 5 mm Thursday night.
The state Senate was debating a bill Monday and could send it to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback later this week. If Republicans aren't willing to fight this trend - or worse, are now cheering it on - then they've pretty much given up the battle against government-run health care.
This story has been corrected to show that police say Kim Jong Nam was killed with nerve agent, not nerve gas. In exchange, North Korea released nine Malaysians who were being held in Pyongyang and returned them to their homeland. Najib, in a posting on Twitter earlier, said: "Alhamdulillah (Praise be to Allah) the Special Aircraft carrying the nine Malaysians has flown out of North Korean airspace".
Asked about the meeting on Sunday, BJP leader from Rajkot Raju Dhruv said, "It is premature to decide who will be our star campaigners". The Chief Minister invited the newly-elected MLAs for "Falaahaar" (fruit meal) at his official residence and honoured them with a shawl and memento, an official spokesman said.
The German Chancellor, hours after May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday, had said that Britain could negotiate its future relationship with the European Union only after it liberates itself from its existing European Union commitments. Although the issue sounds technical, it could have a crucial bearing on the outcome as Britain is likely to have less leverage in the trade talks if it has already agreed how much it is going to have to pay to leave the EU.
Cohen-Watnick is a former Defense Intelligence Agency official who was originally brought to the White House by Michael T. Flynn, the former national security adviser. The New York Times reported that two White House officials - including an intelligence aide whose job was recently saved by Trump - helped Rep. Devin Nunes view intelligence.
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, right, looks as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , left, during their meeting in Ankara , Turkey, Thursday, March 30, 2017. But Tillerson did not appear willing to withdraw US support for the Kurdish militias, which have often proved to provide the most effective fighters on the battlefield.
Baroni and Kelly were accused of engineering lane closures in Fort Lee, the New Jersey end of the George Washington Bridge, which connects to NY, as alleged retaliation against a Democratic mayor who didn't endorse the Republican governor in his reelection campaign.
According to a head-count from The Hill , 34 Democratic senators - more than two-thirds of them - have announced that they will follow Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's lead and vote against Gorsuch. Lindsey Graham, who has negotiated resolutions during past eruptions over judicial nominations, said he thinks the rule change would be "bad for the Senate".
However, he added that the event should be well prepared "by both sides". "I want to tell them first and foremost that we perceive and regard the United States as a great power, with which we want to establish very kind, partnership relations", the Russian leader said answering a question about Russian-American relations.
According to News24, the EFF's application cites the president's conduct associated with the Nkandla scandal and Zuma "lying to Parliament on numerous occasions". The Congress of Traditional Leaders' Kgosi Setlamorago Thobejane says the transfer of land to rural communities is particularly important. President Zuma had to deal with plummeting approval ratings within his own party during the Nkandla case.
North Carolina's House Bill 2 altered protections for members of the LGBT community, including requiring transgender people in public buildings to use the bathroom of their biological sex rather than the gender with which they identify. "The way to undo HB2's profound damage to North Carolina and its people has always been a full, clean repeal, but this proposal would keep anti-LGBT provisions of the law in place and continue to single out and target transgender people".
The message accompanied a photo of Sweetin with her two daughters. "But with awesome family, friends and fans, I'll be just fine!" she adds. Hodak was arrested Monday for violating a restraining order Sweetin has against him. 'These two little loves are my everything and we will make it through! The former Dancing With the Stars contestant and Hodak, 40 - who got engaged in January 2016 after two years together - announced that they called it quits on their relationship on Friday, March 24.
Since the start of the Mosul military operation in October, more than 350,000 people have fled the fighting, according to United Nations figures. About the video evidence he said: "What you see now is not the use of civilians as human shields".
I still have a lot of family in the city and a lot of close friends that still play for the club. The 34-year-old said: "I promise you, and this is not just lip-service, we are taking Glasgow extremely seriously". "It's been great to watch them play, and score tries". I give them a chance to go to Saracens [and win], I really do. Replacements: 16 Schalk Brits, 17 Titi Lamositele, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Kelly Brown, 20 Joel Conlon, 21 Ben Spencer, 22 Alex Lozowski, 23 Duncan Taylor.
The British government's position was revealed in a letter from Brexit secretary David Davis to SDLP MP Mark Durkan. Meanwhile, the Northern Irish power sharing agreement between unionists and republicans broke down on Monday. When East Germany joined together with West Germany in 1990, it automatically joined the European Community - the forerunner to the EU. Under the Good Friday Agreement, the United Kingdom government is legally obliged to offer a referendum if public polls support it.
After Ved Prakash's switch to BJP, AAP had openly accused the party of resorting to "tod-phod ki rajneeti". Veteran lawyer and leader of the opposition in the Punjab assembly, H S Phoolka; members of Parliament, Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh, as well as actor and popular AAP member Gurpreet Singh Waraich will hit the campaign trail in Delhi.
European Union (EU) leaders renewed their vows on the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding treaties at a special summit in Rome created to show unity despite Britain's looming split from the union. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. Greece, the loudest voice against the austerity policies wrought by its three Eurozone bailouts, meanwhile insisted that the document should mention social policies.
Mantashe said that the president knows that the ANC is unhappy with the changes to the Cabinet. Serote says the only way out of the crisis is for the stalwarts to form a joint committee, go to a National Consultative Conference, where they will try and fix the damage.
The vessels, which conducted what Japan calls "scientific whaling" for the second time in the sea since an worldwide court ruled against the practice in 2014, encountered little interference from an antiwhaling group during the hunts, according to the agency.
Addressing media at the Hassan Sham camp, Gutteres said only 8 percent of the 2017 UN Humanitarian Response Program is funded, making it hard for the UN to exclusively assist displaced civilians. Guterres said that protecting civilians was an "absolute priority" as Iraqi forces continue to seize back most of the country's second-largest city from IS in a massive six-month campaign, backed by US-led coalition airpower.