The president's critics continued to insist that Ms. Rice's handling of surveillance, which took place in proximity to the Oval Office, did not buttress Mr. Some Trump allies have accused Rice of unmasking officials for political reasons. Intelligence officials said any requests that Rice may have made would have been handled by the intelligence agency responsible for the report, which in most cases would have been the National Security Agency.
A vehicle was damaged by falling masonry, news agency RIA earlier reported, citing a source in Russia's emergencies ministry. "Orders have been given to return [the evacuated] residents, everything is safe up to the seventh floor", Serov said, adding that investigators were evaluating the eighth and ninth floors of the building.
At least seven people, mostly civilians were killed, and a dozen wounded in a vehicle bomb explosion at lunchtime on Wednesday at a restaurant near the headquarters of ministries of Internal Security and Youth in the city. Police had earlier put the number of dead at three. "And even these people are having second thoughts about their continued support because many of them are afraid of being killed themselves if they leave the group", Dakane told ANA.
It's worth noting that they were made just hours after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami - who belongs to the Dinakaran camp - said there was no need for his faction to buy votes, and that they hadn't done anything of the sort, according to Thanthi TV.
Britain wants to strike a sweeping free-trade agreement with the bloc, but Prime Minister Theresa May says leaving without a deal would be better than accepting a bad settlement. The lawmakers also say "it is not yet evident" that the two-year timescale is realistic. The European Parliament , which has veto power at the end of the two-year negotiations, set out a tough negotiation for London .
Fuqaha, who was a senior Hamas military leader, was mysteriously assassinated on March 24 near his home in the Tel al-Hawa neighborhood of Gaza City. RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority on Wednesday said it was slashing by almost one third the salaries of tens of thousands of government employees in the Gaza Strip who have been sitting idly since the rival Hamas militant group took over the coastal territory a decade ago.
These institutions are there now and they are going to be there after and we should not allow our selfish interest to enable us to try and ridicule the institutions. Another source at the meeting, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, "The APC leaders said we were too confrontational against the President".
Now we are, under a Conservative Government. Ukip immediately called for Mr Reckless to give up his seat in the Welsh Assembly as he had stood for election as one of their candidates through the Senedd's regional list system. "Mark's decision to join the group is testament to the strength and unity of the Welsh Conservative team in Cardiff Bay which provides the only real opposition to a exhausted and complacent Labour administration".
The letters read on top left "North Korea fired a ballistic missile". "He has also vowed to protest the chronic trade imbalance between the United States and China, which he railed against during his presidential campaign". "We'll certainly be talking to them about that in the next couple of days". But Beijing is wary of putting too much pressure on North Korea for fear of the unpredictable consequences if the regime collapses.
My guess is that Rice's demasking requests were on behalf of the Obama National Security Council and were part of a broad campaign that began in early 2016 to abuse USA intelligence to hurt the Trump candidacy and then his presidency. Last month, he accused Obama of wiretapping his NY skyscraper and later said Obama had spied on his campaign. Democrat and Republican lawmakers continue to say no evidence supports this claim.
On Wednesday, it fired a newly developed missile into the sea, this time on the eve of the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. North Korea may want to send a message to both Washington and Beijing that it doesn't want to be the subject of negotiations, with the country's young leader, Kim Jong Un, vowing to build a powerful, prosperous nation.
Palestinian media named the assailant as Malik Hamad, 22, from the West Bank town of Silwad. The vehicle had Palestinian license plates. The military said the driver was taken into custody after the incident near the Jewish settlement of Ofra.
King said. On Tuesday evening McConnell officially filed a "cloture" motion, the procedural step created to end debate on a nomination and bring it to a final vote. Though predicting a justice's votes can be hard, Gorsuch's confirmation is expected to restore the conservative majority that existed while Scalia was alive, and which could persist for years or even grow.
They said it flew about 60 km (40 miles) from its launch site near Sinpo, a port city on the North's east coast where a submarine base is located. The KN-15 missile tested in February flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles). from North Korea's east coast. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the launch in a statement but said the U.S. had spoken enough about North Korea and would not comment further.
Slaughtering cows is illegal in many Indian states and some also require a licence for transporting them across state borders. BBC reports suggest a mob of men attacked three vehicles that were transporting cows from Jaipur to Haryana.
This photo taken on February 12, 2017 and released on February 13 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the launch of a surface-to-surface medium long-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 at an undisclosed location.
The blast in a train carriage on the runway between the Technological Institute and Sennaya Ploshchad (Square) metro stations on Monday also left 49 persons injured in the country's second largest city, TASS news agency quoted Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova as saying.
The bench, also comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao, said that "it is suitably modifying" its December 15 verdict as there has been "some substance" in seeking the relief and exempted Sikkim and Meghalaya from the 500-metre cap on liquor vends alongside highways.
The country's credit rating was also downgraded to junk status following Gordhan dismissal. Since taking office in 2009, the 74-year-old president has repeatedly denied accusations of corruption, and senior ANC officials have backed him. "No army allows its soldiers to be commanded by the enemy general", said Mantashe, indicating that Zuma's fate rests within the ranks of the party he leads.
Tensions on the Korean peninsula and the Trump-Xi summit began to worry markets on Thursday, with the dollar and Wall Street shares slipping. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the launch in a brief statement but said the U.S.
And he had the same expression more than 90 minutes later, after undergoing a few tests in the clubhouse. Following his first pitch to Oakland leadoff man Matt Joyce with two on and two out in the fifth, Richards suddenly called manager Mike Scioscia and an Angels team trainer to the mound, and after a brief conference, the pitcher quickly exited the game.
Local authorities in the town of Edgecumbe declared a state of emergency after the levee failed amid torrential rain that meteorologists have called a once-in-500-year event. We go into details and track how this low will cross the country over the next few days. Access to Kaikoura had already diminished last November, when a magnitude 7.8 quake badly damaged the town, closing the main northbound highway.
At the time of the incident, a report via sacbee told of the woman and a group of friends walking on girders underneath the bridge Tuesday afternoon when they made a decision to stop and take a selfie against the breathtaking vista below them.
It's amusing now to read a lot of the stories from Boston leading up to the game, claiming LeBron had given the Celtics "whiteboard material" with his quote Tuesday night when asked if he was gearing up for a showdown against the Celtics,"They've been playing some great ball, but like I've said, I'm not one to get caught up in regular-season big games and [all] of that".
Amid ongoing search for missing Tennessee student Elizabeth Thomas , the wife of former teacher Tad Cummins - suspected to have kidnapped the teen -filed for divorce, according to reports . A TBI spokesperson further explained that they're exploring all possibilities including that they could be hiding off the grid or in Mexico, but have received no information to confirm either.
Sinpo is the site of a North Korean submarine base. South Korea has developed the Hyunmoo-2A ballistic missile, the Hyunmoo-2B and the Hyunmoo-3 cruise missile. Many experts say a "Pukguksong-2" missile would be a greater security threat, because it can be launched anywhere from a mobile vehicle. The two leaders also "agreed to stay in close communication to enhance cooperation on North Korea".
On March 6, the Pyongyang regime launched four medium-range ballistic missiles, three of which landed in Japan's Special Economic Zone, just 200 km off the archipelago's shores, and two other missile tests since then apparently failed. Kim, the analyst, also said it's likely the North will continue to test-fire missiles over the next few months as it continues to pursue a reliable nuclear-tipped missile that can reach the mainland U.S.
Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) said on Tuesday (4 April) that he is not ruling out interviewing Rice about the allegations she sought to unmask the identities of Trump's transition team for political reasons.
Pictures distributed by Agence France-Presse show police standing over the bloodied body of Voronenkov, lying face-up on a Kiev sidewalk. As reported by CNN, Denis Voronenkov , who'd been a Communist member of Russia's lower legislative house before he left Moscow , was fatally shot outside a hotel in broad daylight, and a suspect is in custody.
Stephen Townsend , the senior USA commander in Iraq , said coalition forces "probably had a role in those casualties". Elsewhere in his comments, Konashenkov said Washington was seeking to justify mass civilian casualties of its bombing campaign.
As reported by CNN, Denis Voronenkov , who'd been a Communist member of Russia's lower legislative house before he left Moscow , was fatally shot outside a hotel in broad daylight, and a suspect is in custody. Denis Voronenkov , who had fled to Ukraine and was a key witness in a treason case against former President Viktor Yanukovich, has been killed outside a hotel in Kiev .
The first stage of the rocket was previously used in April 2016, launching a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft carrying supplies to the International Space Station. Now with today's launch, SpaceX has proven that part of a used Falcon 9 can successfully launch to space again. The rocket booster that was launched on Thursday, however, will be donated to the Cape Canaveral Spaceport for display, he said .
Nevada Sens. Dean Heller, a Republican, and Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat, are expected to vote along party lines. Merkley stood in front of a blow-up of the preamble to the Constitution, still talking Wednesday morning. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said: "What the majority leader did to Merrick Garland by denying him a hearing and a vote is even worse than a filibuster".
We remain keen to hear from anyone who knew Khalid Masood well; understands who his associates were; and can provide with information about places he has recently visited. 75-year-old man died from his injuries in hospital Thursday night, bringing number of those killed by the terrorist to four. Still, the incident led to a series of arrests in London and Birmingham , with at least eight people reported detained by British police since the attack.
He went on to say that, "in President Trump America has a leader that will call their enemies by their name". "President Trump is working with our military and the American people can know this, we will hunt down and destroy ISIS at its source so it can no longer threaten our people, our allies or our most cherished ally, Israel", stated Pence.