Asked Wednesday during an interview on the Fox Business Channel whether he would consider asking Comey to step down, Trump said: "I have confidence in him". Asked if he knew from that article that he was one of the targets of the warrant, Page told TheDC: "To use a phrase a lot of people throw around nowadays: there was a whole lot of smoke".
When asked whether Russian Federation had prior knowledge about the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons, Trump said it's "possible", but "unlikely" that Russian Federation had known in advance of Syria's plan to launch a chemical weapons attack on its own citizens.
The comment caused massive outrage immediately and after numerous attempts to give his words a different context, Spicer apologized in an interview on CNN . we're a laughingstock". "So you have to, if you are Russian Federation, ask yourself is this a country and a regime that you want to align yourself with".
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press in Pyongyang, Vice Minister Han Song Ryol also said Pyongyang won't "keep its arms crossed" in the face of a pre-emptive strike by the U.S. "If the USA comes with reckless military manoeuvres, then we will confront it with the DPRK's pre-emptive strike". China is concerned any conflict could lead to a huge refugee problem on its border with North Korea .
Trump linked to a Daily Caller article that mocked the students in a similar way for opposing the construction of a Chick-fil-A on campus because their "safe space is at risk". The chicken restaurant, which closes on Sundays to allow employees to attend church, is very supportive of pro-family and Christian organizations , which make the students' objections at the Catholic institution a head-scratcher.
The federal government also did not specify what levels of THC - the psychoactive compound in marijuana - would be acceptable under the law. The proposed legislation would allow the federal government to license producers, but provinces would be in charge of regulating consumer sale.
Hydro rates are the core tenets of the party's platform thus far, with Horgan promising to announce more details later in the week. From the base of his single seat on Vancouver Island, Weaver is pushing for a breakthrough for his party by setting out a Green vision that offers free daycare for children up to the age of three, tougher greenhouse gas emission standards and more money for public education.
Alternatively, the preparations could be feint, meant to confuse and frighten the rest of the world, and Kim could use the grand military parade on the Day of the Sun to show off an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which the regime is seeking to develop and would be capable of reaching the west coast of the US.
Pro-government forces have held the two towns under twin sieges for almost two years, leading residents to hunt rodents and boil grass to stave off hunger in the winter months. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says government troops and allied forces have already entered Madaya, one of the opposition-held towns evacuated of rebels.
Other senior officials joining Kim at the podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state security minister, presumably over corruption. Mr Han said Mr Trump's "aggressive words" were being seen as a threat. If not, we will solve the problem without them! "That is something that our headquarters decides", Han said.
Judge Jeffrey Locke thanked the jury for their "enormous sacrifice in giving your time and attention to this court". Lindsey Stringer, the forewoman, informed Hernandez that he was acquitted of a double homicide. In closing statements, prosecutors presented Hernandez as a cold-blooded killer who committed an act of "senseless violence" by firing into a packed vehicle.
But Mr Han did not appear to be concerned by this, saying they would conduct their next nuclear test "whenever supreme headquarters sees fit". The US has been concerned by North Korea's nuclear tests, which Pyongyang believes act as deterrence against a potential invasion by the US or South Korea.
The latest was former public administration minister Ngoako Ramathlodi, who was following in the footsteps of a former energy minister, an ex-transport minister and a former deputy finance minister. He said Zuma was the "unifier" of the ANC and will lead until the ANC national elective conference in December and government up to 2019. Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told protesters that the parties had agreed to put their differences aside for the sake of South Africa's ...
In the first inning, Cincinnati used small ball to score the first run of the ball game to take an early 1-0 lead. Wily Peralta is 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA and Chase Anderson is 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA. Ryan Braun and Eric Thames each blasted home runs for the Brewers in the game. Orlando Arcia singled in a run, pinch-hitter Nick Franklin tripled in two more and Thames capped the rally by beating the infield shift with a run-scoring single through the left side.
A former extreme nationalist who has rebranded himself as a pro-EU reformer, Vucic has said he wants to lead the Balkan country into the European Union , while also pushing for deeper ties to longtime ally Russian Federation. A hardline nationalist who became a pro-European, Vucic wants to negotiate Serbia's accession to the European Union but keep close ties with the country's traditional ally, Moscow.
Ted Cruz, in the flesh, at a rally for Mr. Estes. As the night went on Thompson slowly and surely lost the lead, ending up with 46 percent of the vote to Estes' 53 percent. The first reason why is that most of the things the Trump administration is doing and will do are exactly what any Republican administration would do.
ETA, designated a terrorist group by the US government, has been blamed for the deaths of more than 850 people since the late 1960s in its push to carve an independent homeland out of territory in northern Spain and southwestern France. The caches contain 120 firearms, three tonnes of explosives and several thousand rounds of ammunition, according to a spokesman for the group which mediated between Eta and the French authorities.
This one showed Bongiovanni dragging Hollins out of his vehicle before McDonald arrived on the scene. The Gwinnett Police Department said in a press release that it has launched a criminal investigation that will be handed over to the District Attorney's Office.
Eight coaches of Lucknow-bound Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed near Rampur in Uttar Pradesh at 8.15am on Saturday. The incident took place between Rampur and Mundapanda - near a bridge over the Koshi river. The train derailed near Rampur district, about 266 km northwest of Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced Rs 50,000 each for people with grave injured and Rs 25,000 each to those with minor injuries.
Adityanath also hailed the signing of the pact on a day that coincides with the 126th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar. The chief minister said that often, students do not even know why the school was closed for the day. "But I'm happy that in less than a month of the new government taking over in the state, it has come on board the programme, which ensures that no one will be discriminated against", he said, adding that in reality, "achche din" are here for Uttar Pradesh.
Libyan coastguards on Thursday rescued 23 immigrants off the coast of the capital Tripoli after their inflatable boat sank, carrying almost 120 migrants. Pictures shot by a Maltese photographer show the drama as 134 sub-Saharan migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast. More than 4,500 migrants perished on the crossing in 2016 alone.
The dishonoring revelation comes at a sensitive time, as the U.N peacekeeping mission had announced the completion of their assignment in the Caribbean island, stating that the isle has now stable conditions and a promising establishment. In this August 16, 2016 photo, a Brazilian U.N. peacekeeper opens a gate at the U.N. base in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. "What do we say to these kids?" Responding to a question on continued deployment by Sri Lankan peacekeepers, in ...
A dozen high-ranking police officers were on Wednesday stationed at Cairo's St Mark's Cathedral, the seat of the Coptic Orthodox pope, searching cars and scanning the area. Egypt has been fighting a violence wave that killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers since the military removed former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 and blacklisted his Muslim Brotherhood group as "a terrorist organization".
Before and after his first meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping last week, Trump has repeatedly called for China to do more, holding out the prospect of a better trade deal with the USA if Beijing helps with the problem. The comments came after US President Donald Trump told reporters that the "problem" of North Korea "will be taken care of". Soldiers hold their weapons as they ride on a truck with rocket launcher past a stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during the parade ...
The park's release did say that the wolf was "in shock and dying from the injuries ". The nature of the animal's injuries could not immediately be determined. She was one of three white wolves known to live within the park . She commonly ranged from the Hayden Valley to the Firehole River area in the northern end of the park .
During Palm Sunday celebrations in Egypt, bombs blasted through two of the country's churches in Tanta and Alexandria. The government formed a council to counter terror and extremism and announced a three-month state of emergency. Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Cairo this month. Members said any form of terrorism "constitutes one of the most serious threats to global peace and security".
Training the spotlight on Trump's taxes is hardly a new tactic from Democrats, and public opinion has not shifted significantly on the issue. That includes a majority (53 percent) of Republicans. Taxes are inclusive, Price said, and so is being a citizen. While those returns don't include as many details as Trump's NY returns, they still could reveal some important information, such as his adjusted gross income from all sources, both in and out of state.
At the beginning they were a little hyped up. Skinner thinks the Red Rocks need to be consistent if they want to finish in the top three. Junior Mackenzie Douglas was named All-MRGC Co-Vault Champion after scoring a 9.825. There is nothing we do that is going to affect these guys. "I know it'll take time", Young said. "The sport lends itself to support lovely gymnastics".
But I'll just compete every point. "Try and wear him down, I think I'm fit enough to do that". Kyrgios was on fire during the match, but struggled somewhat in the third set, with Isner able to force a tie-breaker. "I'm only human. I'm not going to change in that department", Kyrgios said. That gave Australia a semi-final trip to Belgium who also had to wait until Sunday to wrap up a second last-four date in three years by seeing off Italy , the conquerors of defending champions ...
Russia, a permanent member of 15-nation Council, exercised the veto yesterday when a draft resolution drafted by France, the United Kingdom and the USA was tabled here. It was a grim assessment that echoed the words of Trump's top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who left an nearly two-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow declaring the countries had reached a "low point" in relations.
Paramedics performed CPR on the woman, who was stabbed multiple times, according to the Magen David Adom emergency response service. Tweeting a photo of an apparently blood-stained knife, he said: "Arab Terrorist arrested who carried out attack is from Rasel Amud", adding that security in the area had been increased.
First-round support for both Le Pen and independent candidate Emmanuel Macron slipped 0.5 points to respectively 23.5 percent and 22.5 percent, according to a daily rolling poll by Ifop on Thursday. When the 39-year-old won the endorsement of Hollande's former prime minister Manuel Valls late last month it was a mixed blessing, giving him the backing of a leading politician but weakening his claim to represent a break with the past.
If successful it would be the first time more than one country has co-hosted a World Cup since 2002, when Japan and South Korea held the tournament. Under the proposals, the United States will host 60 games - including every match from the quarter-finals onwards - with Mexico and Canada splitting the remaining 20 fixtures equally.
Sunday's attacks have sparked renewed public anger at President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has promised to crack down on extremism. The state of emergency that was declared in response will extend for three months. He said women were crying and looking for their loved ones and were yelling at police for "not protecting" them. "They are with God now". Copts in Egypt have faced persecution and discrimination that has spiked since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011.
The conference marks Clinton's first public interview since losing the election. Hillary Clinton said Thursday she was "deeply concerned" by Russian meddling in the US election, and that potential Russian ties to the Trump campaign must be investigated.