During the daily White House briefing, Spicer told reporters that Adolf Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical weapons". A few hours later, a contrite Spicer appeared on USA television to apologise for the comments, which coincided with the Jewish holiday of Passover.
After the safety vehicle period, Vettel came out on the lead, but was sitting on soft tires and would need a new set before the end of the race. But with the five-second penalty, that made it twice as hard than it was already going to be. He was followed by Lewis Hamilton in second and pole-sitter Valterri Bottas in third. "We just had a chat about it and the team again explained all the reasons", he said.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump at the White House Easter Egg Roll . The president was apparently a little out of it during Monday's Easter Egg Roll celebration at the White House . Melania Trump's communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN she chose to bring back the military bands and focused on family this year. "I've seen those kids, and they're highly, highly competitive", Trump said just before blowing the whistle to launch the egg rolling race.
Meanwhile, two main opposition parties, the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) said they would challenge the result, alleging major violations. The chairman of the State Duma's global affairs committee, Leonid Slutsky, believes that the outcome of the Turkish referendum, in which the supporters of the presidential type of government gained the upper hand with a slight majority, will cause no harm to relations of partnership with Russian Federation.
There should be another 20 or 30 young Wilfried Zahas across the country. The Premier League has got bigger competition than ever before. "Leave them where they should be". EK Athletics chief Ed Warner is the chair of the Palace for Life charity. So fingers crossed, Palace will be enjoying Premier League football next season.
The medium-range missile "blew up nearly immediately" following the launch attempt from a base in the Sinpo area early on Sunday, according to USA military. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said tensions need to be eased on the Korean Peninsula to bring the escalating dispute there to a peaceful resolution .
Revenue jumped 0.4 percent to 50 trillion won, above the analysts' forecasts. The company is expecting to report an operating profit of €8.3bn - that's 48% higher than the same period past year. Late last month, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship handset, the Galaxy S8, which analysts believe could give the company's mobile business a boost over the next few quarters.
If confirmed to be a chemical attack , this would be among the worst such incidents in Syria's civil war, which has killed more than 320,000 people since it began in March 2011. United States warships fired 59 cruise missiles at the Syrian air base from which the USA believes the attack was launched. Syria used to have a highly effective national air defence system based on Soviet-era radars and missiles but it has been significantly weakened in the wake of the civil war and the loss of ...
Leon and Rachel Brandy offered a thank you to the community for supporting their family through this hard time, according to a statement sent to the San Bernardino City Unified School District . Students returned to North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino Monday, exactly a week after a fatal shooting on campus left three people dead and one student injured.
The new constitutional changes transform Turkey's governance from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency, significantly expanding the powers of the top office. He said a similar procedure had been used in past elections. But Erdogan told the mission to "know your place", saying Turkey had no intention of paying any attention to the report.
The constitutional reforms were set to grant more power to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Opposition groups have vowed to challenge the outcome, as results indicated the narrowest of victories for the "yes" campaign. "The ballot papers are not fake, there is no (reason) for doubt", Guven said. In Turkey, the government has declared victory in a referendum to change the constitution in ways that would give sweeping new powers to the president.
The contact was made on a cell phone. The woman Stephens was referring to, Joy Lane, told CBS News in a text message that she had been in a relationship with Stephens for several years, saying "I am sorry that all of this has happened".
Gordhan's sacking prompted unprecedented criticism from senior figures in the ruling African National Congress (ANC), including from Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president. "This is a rolling mass action and we are coming to the Free State, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West, Limpopo". Opposition parties said the motion would be more likely to succeed if held by secret ballot, allowing for anonymous dissent.
When asked for his message to North Korea following Sunday's failed missile launch, Trump responded, "They gotta behave". A Beijing-based travel agency has played down the impact from China's reported move to suspend package tours to North Korea as part of efforts to put pressure to curb its nuclear and missile programs.
The dramatic move, dubbed the "nuclear option", cleared the way for a full Senate vote Friday to confirm Judge Neil M. Gorsuch. Republicans then acted unilaterally to lower the vote threshold on Supreme Court filibusters from 60 to a simple majority in the 100-member Senate.
Normally for a ballot to be considered valid, it must bear the official stamp on the back, be put into an envelope that also bears an official stamp and be handed to the voter by an electoral official at a polling station. Membership in the European Union had been a long-time goal of Erdogan's government, and previous Turkish governments for decades. The U.S. on Monday urged the people of Turkey and political parties to concentrate on working toward the country's future following Sunday's ...
Pakistani authorities have repeatedly asserted that there is no "organized" presence of IS in the country, but critics question those claims, citing recent arrests of loyalists of the group from major cities, including the national capital of Islamabad and Karachi.
Opposition forces were also quick to condemn the outcome of the vote, and have announced that they will appeal to relevant bodies. Turkey's opposition on Monday stepped up its objections to the conduct of a referendum that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers by a narrower than expected margin and exposed bitter divisions in the country.
Arkansas is asking the state's highest court to reconsider its decision to halt the execution of one of the first inmates who had been scheduled to die under a plan to execute several men before the end of the month. Rosenzweig said the prisoners would appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court if the decision doesn't go their way and that he anticipates Rutledge's office would do the same.
Steve Stephens, 37, shot and killed a man on East 93rd Street Sunday afternoon, the Cleveland Division of Police said . Stephens' mother said she saw Stephens the day of the shooting but does not figure to see him ever again, according to CNN.
Mashal Khan , believed to be in his early twenties, was attacked and shot in the head by fellow students at the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan in broad daylight on Thursday. Hostel caretaker Aziz ur Rehman said authorities "could have easily saved" the student but chose to stay away. University student Mashal Khan was stripped, beaten and shot during attack after being accused of committing blasphemy .
Park was expelled from office on March 10, with less than a year remaining in her five-year term, in a unanimous decision by the Constitutional Court to finalize her parliamentary impeachment. Park was also prosecuted on charges of abuse of power for ordering the administration to create and enforce a blacklist of artists critical of her.
By the time the police were contacted and arrived, the singer had already reportedly left the scene. The Tampa Police Department says Brown wasn't there when they reached the club. "I was trying to get crowd shots". Earlier in the night/morning, Brown and his entourage said there would be no photos. Gossip Cop largely confirmed the reports , adding that the performance at AJA Channelside came after a performance on his Party Tour at Amalie Arena.
The Maple Leafs prevailed in the second overtime Saturday on the second goal of the game by right winger Kasperi Kapanen, who was playing his second National Hockey League playoff game. On Saturday night , it was Washington Capitals fans who were forced to choose between supporting the team and getting back home without shelling out a lot more money to hail a taxi or an Uber ride.
The president survived a coup attempt a year ago and responded with a crackdown, jailing 47,000 people and sacking or suspending more than 120,000 from government jobs such as teachers, soldiers, police, judges or other professionals. "Cooperation with #EU will become even more complex". Turkey remains a key ally in the campaign against the Islamic State and as the host for millions of Syrian refugees.
In January, four people in Chicago were arrested after they allegedly beat and taunted a mentally disabled man live on the social media site. Williams also asked for Stephens to turn himself in. Williams said that Stephens is believed to still be armed and also said there is no truth to the rumor that the suspect is in Philadelphia .
Moreno, Correa's former vice president, has vowed to uphold it. Ecuadorean state media declared Moreno - outgoing President Rafael Correa's chosen successor - the victor. He permitted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been taking refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012, to stay there to avoid potential extradition to the U.S., where he is sought for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret United States military and diplomatic documents in 2010.
As fighting in the months-long operation to liberate Islamic State's stronghold in Iraq has intensified recently, terrorists have been resorting to harsher tactics as Iraqi troops backed by Shia and Kurdish militias, as well as airstrikes from the US-led coalition, are closing in on the Old City.
Trump had frequently called during the 2016 US presidential election campaign for warmer ties with Putin, despite criticism from lawmakers in his own Republican Party. "I expressed the view that the current state is at a low point", Tillerson said in introductory remarks before taking questions from reporters in Moscow.
Likewise, the Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures. Emirates' video asserts that they are a real airline -a highly-rated one, in fact - and mocks United's famous slogan, encouraging travelers to "fly the friendly skies...
He earlier travelled to the Demilitarised Zone dividing the two Koreas, which technically remain at war after the 1950-53 Korean war ended in a truce and not a peace treaty. Cha noted Pence's reference to "strategic patience", an Obama administration strategy in which diplomatic and economic pressure from sanctions were given time to change the North's behavior.
Syrian government officials said the base has played an instrumental role in the fight against the Islamic State group, which until recently controlled the historic town of Palmyra in Homs province. "Our government quick to blindly follow every order from the Trump White House". "We will respond strongly to any aggression on Syria", the two Syrian allies said in a joint statement that flashed in a banner on Syrian state television.
The Democratic Alliance has reacted strongly to the ANC's call on Thursday for its MPs to oppose a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma's leadership tabled by opposition parties in parliament. However, regardless of the outcome of that meeting, deep divisions within the body will entrench positions between the pro and anti-Zuma factions. Calls have been growing for Zuma to step down since August past year when the ANC lost control of key metropolitan areas in local elections, ...
Mr. Putin also condemned the attack as violation of the global rules; "the bold action just displayed support for terrorists; Russian Federation believes U.S. Assad's most influential supporter, Iran, rallied around the Syrian government on Saturday, calling for an investigation into the chemical attack that is not led by American officials.
But Williams said police had searched dozens of locations overnight "to no avail". (People are still able to share portions of the videos in order to condemn them or for public awareness, as many news outlets are doing in reporting the story online and on television).