Argentina, with 22 points, came into the contest with Bolivia in third place in the South American qualifiers, but have dropped to fourth following Colombias 2-0 win Tuesday over Ecuador. According to Argentine newspaper, Ole , match referee Sandro Ricci said he was unaware that Messi had insulted any official during the match and didn't mention the incident in his original report.
Nunes gave no details on when the conversation would happen, or whether it would be a closed or open hearing. The relationship between Mr. Trump, his associates, and the Russian government is now the focus of an FBI counterintelligence investigation, and is also being investigated by the Senate and House intelligence committees.
After it had become clear that Nunes had personally briefed President Trump on the documents and called the press conference all before sharing information with the Democratic members of the Intelligence Committee, he began to face calls to recuse himself from the investigation.
But the attorney added it would not be reasonable to submit to questioning in a "witch-hunt environment" without assurances against "unfair prosecution". A Democratic source said that Democrats on the intelligence committee are resistant to the offer. On March 31, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer relayed that President Donald Trump advocated for Flynn to testify before leaders in Congress and the U.S.
Syria, which has been suspended from the Arab league since the start of its bloody civil war, remains a divisive issue. Arab leaders will discuss Libya, where a UN-backed unity government has struggled to assert its authority, and the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
President Donald Trump. "Allies that do not have a concrete plan to spend 2 per cent of GDP on defence by 2024 need to establish one now". Like Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis before him, Tillerson insisted that all 28 members of the alliance spend at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product on their military, a level only a handful of members meet.
It is understood he had been suffering from a rare heart condition. His death prompted the NI Assembly to be recalled on Wednesday. Hillary and I were saddened to learn of the death of Martin McGuinness, who devoted his life to his beloved Northern Ireland.
But he also said the European Union will not punish the U.K.in the exit talks, and that the so-called Brexit is punitive enough. Among other elements in the eight-page document, which Mr Tusk will outline at a news conference later, is a priority to settle legal uncertainty for EU expatriates living on either side of the new EU-UK frontier.
Even with Polish Pirate Przemek Karnowski playing with one eye, Gonzaga clawed its way to a 14-point lead with 10:55 left in Saturday's first semifinal game. As a team, they shot 58 percent from the floor during the first half, 21 points higher than the Gamecocks. The Gamecocks were down just three points when they began their final possession with 18 seconds left.
Schiff went to the White House Friday to review the intelligence previously provided to Republican committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, who is facing questions about possible coordination with White House officials. However, Kelner said, "out of respect" for the committees, he and Flynn would not comment on the details of the discussions - and he accused the media of being "awash with unfounded allegations, outrageous claims of treason, and vicious innuendo".
The Cards lock down defense held a hot-handed MI team to just 28 points in the first half, but MI wouldn't be denied late, draining three-pointers and hitting free-throws lights out down the stretch. That has been the Cardinals' biggest problem all season and it showed itself on Sunday afternoon. Credit much of Louisville's success to switching screens.
Iraqi authorities believe more than 130 civilians were killed in strikes over several days in Mosul's al-Jadida area, and attention has focused on one particularly deadly attack on March 17. General Stephen Townsend, the senior U.S. commander in Iraq, said this week a coalition strike in the northern city earlier this month "probably" killed dozens of civilians.
ACC spokeswoman Amy Yakola shared no additional details on how council members voted or how soon events will return to North Carolina. Speaker of the House Rep. The most high-profile events that moved out of North Carolina due to HB2 were the ACC Championship game for football and the NCAA Tournament first and second rounds in men's basketball.
CT federal criminal defense attorney Todd Bussert told The Washington Post that it's typical for a person who's the subject of a federal investigation to seek immunity before speaking to the feds; even if they've done nothing wrong, "there's this fear that something they say could be used against them".
Pc Palmer was stabbed to death as he tried to stop Khalid Masood after the terrorist crashed into the gates of the Palace of Westminster. More than 500 faith leaders from across Britain walked across the bridge together as part of the memorial, the Metropolitan Police Federation said.
No surprise there, either. North Carolina will play Gonzaga for the NCAA title in men's basketball after the Tar Heels came up with two big rebounds in the final seconds of its 77-76 semifinal win Saturday against Oregon. "I told Isaiah that before the game", he said. Its ironic message: "Do the thing to get the points!" MR. MARCH: Tyler Dorsey had been lighting it up through the tournament for OR, shooting 65 percent from 3, but the Tar Heels got in his face early and he never got ...
The New York Times reported on Thursday that two White House officials played a role in providing Nunes with documents the Republican committee chairman cited to show Trump and his associates were swept up in surveillance by us intelligence.
Flynn and Kislyak exchanged holiday greetings over texts on Christmas Day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said later. It's worth noting, based on this information, that the Trump administration is exceptionally uninformed about the ties between its members and adversarial powers, considering that a number of its members are embroiled in similar Russia-tied scandals.
A congressional aide confirmed that preliminary discussions with the Senate intelligence committee involved immunity but that it was too early in the investigation to set terms. It appears the White House played a role in helping House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., acquire some of that information. House intelligence committee spokesman Jack Langer said Flynn has not offered to testify to the panel in exchange for immunity .
Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks during the 28th Ordinary Summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan. This may have been a rebuke to them for taking part in a secret meeting past year with Netanyahu in a summit in the Jordanian Red Sea resort of Aqaba, organized by the USA without Abbas's knowledge.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang on Friday acknowledged there was a trade imbalance, but said it was mostly due to differences in the two countries' economic structures and noted that China had a trade deficit in services. In others, foreign countries may make products substantially cheaper or better than in the US. The second executive order, spearheaded by Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, will deal with "a long-festering problem" by tightening ...
Sunday's accusation was the latest escalation in a string of comments by Turkish officials drawing Nazi parallels with present-day Germany and the Netherlands in a dispute over restrictions on Turkish ministers campaigning there for an upcoming referendum.
Opposing the ruling, scores of Maduro's opponents blocked a highway in the capital, Caracas , on Friday. But the recent Supreme Court move is unlikely to assuage the fears of foreign partners who have strict internal compliance and legal guidelines.
Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo criticizes Spain for taking advantage of Brexit to pursue its claims over the British territory. Complaining that the Tusk guidelines would allow Spain "to discriminate against the British people of Gibraltar ", he said: " Gibraltar is not going to be a political pawn in Brexit".
WrestleMania 33 hits Orlando on Sunday with a massive five-hour show filled with unbelievable matches , a Pitbull performance and likely plenty of surprises. This also seems like a spot rife for interference - Samoa Joe, perhaps - or maybe the return of Finn Balor. Match 10: John Cena and Nikki Bella vs.
Tillerson's visit comes at a hard time in U.S. "On the contrary, they say that the people of Syria alone have a right to decide their future, and that the political process should involve all forces of Syrian society without exception, including ethnic, political forces, religious denominations and all opposition groups", Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a 2016 interview.
Two of the wounded are in a critical condition, a health ministry spokesman said. The MENA news agency reported that 14 policemen and two civilians were wounded as a result of a vehicle bomb explosion. Inside Story - Has president Sisi's approach in Sinai failed? "Did you think we had forgotten the blood of our martyrs?". No one has as yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Al-Jumaili was dubbed the IS minister of war. Iraqi officials have defended their conduct in the war against the Islamic State group, and their advice to civilians to shelter in place as USA -backed forces seek to drive the extremists from their last urban stronghold in the country.
Her bribery conviction alone is punishable with a minimum 10 years in prison. The scandal centers on Park's relationship with Choi Soon-sil, her lifelong friend and confidante. Park's conservative party described her arrest as "pitiful". Lee is accused of giving or promising to give Choi $37 million to ensure government support for the merger of two Samsung units - crucial for the Samsung scion to retain control of South Korea's biggest conglomerate.
Brent futures were down 26 cents at $52.70 a barrel by 2:12 p.m. EDT (1812 GMT). Still, prices are down 6.5% this quarter, their biggest three-month loss since late 2015, as USA crude stockpiles continue to pile up. The contracts closed $1.09 and $1.14 higher respectively. Speculation OPEC will extend its deal to curb output and ease a global glut is sending oil toward its biggest weekly increase this year.
The meeting also shows that the Kremlin is not shying away from actions that could influence foreign elections , even after the storm over USA intelligence agencies' allegations that Russian Federation tried to interfere in the United States presidential election to help Donald Trump win the White House.
Christian Benteke's run was interrupted by David Luiz but the ball fell perfectly for Zaha, who played a simple first-time pass back to the Belgian forward. Allardyce - who also challenged Zaha to aspire to the level of Hazard - added: "It's an absolutely outstanding victory for us, particularly in the position we're in".
This time, the country aims to hold an exemplary vote to elect "a parliament trusted by society", the president told AFP in an interview in March. Today, one day ahead of April 2 elections to Armenia's National Assembly is the so-called 'day of silence.' According to the Electoral Code, campaigning on the day of voting and on the day preceding it by means of public speeches, public events, as well as printed media, radio and television programs, including satellite broadcasting is prohibited.
Tillerson delivered the message as he met fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers for the first time ahead of a May 25 summit to be attended by leaders of the 28-nation alliance, including President Donald Trump. NATO's spending target of two percent of the yearly economic output of members is neither "reachable nor desirable". Previous U.S. presidents have complained about European allies not pulling their weight, but President Donald Trump has gone even further by ...
I'm Ari Shapiro in Washington where an ever-widening probe is taking new turns by the hour. The congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are delving into allegations by USA intelligence agencies that the Russian government hacked Democratic political organizations and individuals and leaked emails in an attempt to favor Trump, a Republican, in last year's presidential election.