Comey was not expected to reveal much, but he was surprisingly forthcoming on his decision to notify Congress about new e-mails related to the Hillary Clinton investigation, among other topics. He testified that he thought about coming forward last summer to publicly acknowledge that an FBI Trump campaign investigation began in July. So while Clinton's claims aren't without merit, Axelrod said, she ought to own the loss on a larger scale.
However, this is the first phone conversation since Trump's military strike in Syria . " Putin , Trump speak out in favor of continuing telephone communications, as well as in favor of organizing personal meeting on margins of G-20 Summit in Hamburg on July 7-8", the Kremlin said.
A photo taken from Douma shows flames, believed to be coming from Damascus International Airport. Russia's foreign ministry has condemned the attack, with the Kremlin calling for restraint. Katz however did not confirm Israel was behind it. But last month, it said it had conducted several strikes near the Syrian desert city of Palmyra, targeting what it said were "advanced weapons" belonging to Hezbollah.
In a statement released by the North Korea Foreign Ministry (NKFM), Kim Jong-un's regime has officially accused Donald Trump of driving their peaceful land into a unsafe phase. "Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang called the situation "highly complex" and sensitive". There are also reports that the reason North Korea has yet to test a nuclear device at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site is that China told Pyongyang that it would punish the North with sanctions of its own if it ...
White walked around the university campus randomly stabbing students with a "bowie-style" hunting knife Monday afternoon and was apprehended on the scene. About 20 feet from there, another officer was giving aid to a man who appeared to have wounds to his neck and head, Arredondo said. "He looked nearly unfazed by the whole thing", Arredondo said.
Mulvaney said the White House will turn next to the 2018 budget, and wouldn't balk at a government shutdown if necessary to get it passed, echoing Trump's tweet earlier in the day that the United States "needs a good shutdown". At a US Air Force Academy Commander-in-Chief trophy presentation, Trump called the bill a "clear win for the American people". "They're walking around trying to make it seem like they pulled a fast one over on the president, and I just won't stand for it", ...
For decades, USA lumber companies have been complaining that Canadian companies have an unfair advantage - their timber largely comes from publicly owned land maintained by the government. Millions of good U.S.jobs depend in Canadian trade, he said, citing the North American auto sector as one compelling example. "It's hard to say how much, but with interest rates going up...between that and these costs going up, you're going to knock a lot of people out of the market".
It also claimed that South Korean intelligence agents handed Kim over US$20,000 on two occasions and a satellite transmitter-receiver after plotting to kill the North Korean leader through a bomb or biochemical substances. North Korean exports also rely heavily on Chinese consumption. "Ignorant politicians and media persons of China ... are advised to clearly understand the essence of history before opening their mouth", the commentary said.
The protests came on the same day that House Republicans successfully passed a revised health care bill. We have a fantastic relationship."Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull". The situation infuriated Mr Trump, who told Mr Turnbull on the call that it was "the worst deal ever". Trump and Turnbull got off to a rocky start during their first telephone conversation in January, soon after Trump took office.
And the significance of the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, is blurred easily by celebrants' taco-induced comas and margarita hangovers. C, Austin, will kick off its Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday with $1 floaters all day. President George W. Bush (2001-09) and President Barack Obama (2009-17) used Cinco de Mayo to connect with the Hispanic community - inviting Cabinet members, Latino celebrities and Mexican Embassy ...
Earlier this week, Singh made controversial tweets on Telangana police, sparking protests from across the country. "Is It ethical? Is it moral?" Telangana Congress Incharge Digvijay Singh a few days ago alleged that Telangana Police is prompting Muslim Youth to turn into ISIS modules.
Rafaela Requesens, a student leader, shouted at a wall of National Guard officers standing shoulder-to-shoulder and stopping protesters from advancing. The OAS head earlier tweeted that he demands to visit opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, who has been in jail since 2015 for inciting violence in the "guarimbas" protests that led to the deaths of 43 people.
The Election Commission has convened a meeting of all recognised and State-level political parties here on May 12 to discuss issues relating to Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT). The agenda also includes a discussion on "Making bribery in elections a cognizable offence", disqualification on framing of charges for the offences of bribery in elections and suggestions pertaining to VVPAT recount rules.
In Comey's telling, this public announcement in turn required Comey to speak up again in October, when more emails were found. Three days before Election Day, Comey notified Congress that the emails on the laptop did not change the FBI's view of the case.
The evidence is "mixed at best" that FBI Director Jim Comey's October 28 letter re-opening the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails tipped the election to Donald Trump. Mr. Comey said "yes" when Senator Lindsey Graham asked when it came to Russian Federation, was it fair to say that Russian Federation actively provided safe haven to cyber criminals .
It is time and it is the path forward... The Opposition said it will not let up the pressure while regional governments say they're considering sanctions. Police used tear gas to disrupt gangs who disrupted traffic in the capital by blocking streets with broken concrete, twisted metal and flaming piles of rubbish.
While the context and reasoning for the letter are not clearly stated , its timing coincides with tensions around North Korea, with the United States and China working to possibly end the isolated state's nuclear weapons program. Ever since Kim Jong Un came to power on the death of his father, it's been apparent that he is attempting to undermine Chinese influence on the regime and he's taken action to back that up.
Al-Manar TV, run by Lebanon's Shia militant movement Hezbollah, reports that the explosion may have been caused by an Israeli air strike. "I can confirm that the incident in Syria is completely compatible with the Israeli policy of operating to prevent the smuggling advanced weaponry from Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon by Iran", Katz said in response to a question on the incident.
First Lady Grace Mugabe has forcibly evicted more than 100 families in Zimbabwe from their home farmlands. According to the World Economic Forum website and the South African Citizen newspaper, the 93 year-old president noted that Zimbabwe has huge resources, a large number of universities, high literacy rate , and as a result, was one of the most developed African countries after South Africa.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will likely sign the bill into law, tweeting after the Wednesday vote: "I'm getting my signing pen warmed up". Senate Bill 4 passed the House on a party-line vote, with Republican members casting 93 votes in favor and Democratic members casting 54 votes in opposition.
Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan said she expected a "fairly lengthy" investigation. Three people were killed and nine injured in the crash. "As the vehicle began to enter, it suddenly accelerated, traveling through the inside of the building at a very high rate of speed". "We heard a bang from where we just came from", Kyazze said.
Macron: "No, Madame Le Pen , because that's defamation". "Dear reader, you should know that Marine Le Pen's France is not the France we love". Le Pen also met recently with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow and would push for lifting sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.
The Vatican confirmed that the Trump will meet Pope Francis on May 24, setting up a potentially uncomfortable meeting between the leaders. The president will end his trip in Brussels with a visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on May 25, followed by a meeting at the G7 summit in Sicily.
She added: "The issue at the heart of this election is whether you support independence or oppose independence - surely that decision should be taken by people in Scotland, by the Scottish people and the Scottish Parliament, and not by a Tory government at Westminster".
Unfortunately that is nowhere near enough and if implemented many people will soon find it hard to pay for their health care needs. "The American Health Care Act passed by the House today by a vote of 217 to 213 is significantly worse than the version considered last month", said APA President Antonio E.
Hence, the DPRK government is conducting frequent tests in its nuclear weapons program, with the aim of verifying national defense strategies against possible attacks. Adding that President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mattis have made it clear that 'all options are on the table'. The entire U.S. Senate is visiting the White House on Wednesday for a briefing on North Korea amid questions about how the Trump administration intends to address Pyongyang's advances.
He is the first sitting president to address the NRA since Ronald Reagan in 1983. " Freedom is not a gift from government, freedom is a gift from God ", Trump added. On the campaign trail, Trump insulted his competition with demeaning nicknames: "Crooked Hillary", "Little Marco", "Low-energy Jeb", "Crazy Bernie", "Lyin' Ted" and "Goofy Elizabeth Warren".
A report by the Daily Mail of an unusual meeting of royal household staff sparked a worldwide wave of speculation about the health of the queen and Philip, including incorrect reports that the flag atop Buckingham Palace had been lowered to half staff.
Instead of building a presidential library for Barack Obama , the 44th president's foundation will help fund a more-accessible digital archive of his records. Architects Billie Tsien, Tod Williams and Chicago's Dina Griffin were also in attendance. The center has the potential to be one of the largest and most expensive developments ever to hit the South Side, with an estimated cost of at least $500M.
Signs also suggest that the Labour Party has endured big losses across the country, while UKIP looks virtually spent as an electoral force after the Brexit vote. One councillor who lost his seat said people had told him that Mr Corbyn was "putting them off voting Labour". Among the authorities which had declared their final results, Labour had control of two councils and had lost control of two.
The command said the mission in Somalia is crucial due to Al-Shabaab's ties with Al-Qaeda and is aimed at degrading the group's ability to " recruit, train and plot external terrorist attacks ". - Lucas Tomlinson is the Pentagon and State Department producer for Fox News Channel . The U.S. Africa Command said the deployment was for logistics training of Somalia's army.
At least three people were killed in shootings during Wednesday's demonstrations across the country, officials and relatives said, bringing the death toll in protests since March 29 to at least nine. "Right now people are willing to fight, because they have declared a dictatorship and we can not allow it". The protests were further fueled when the government barred the opposition's best-known leader, two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, from holding public office.
Perdue said in a statement . But EWG President Ken Cook pointed out that what kids want isn't always what's good for them. "That shouldn't be happening". "And here's the thing about local control: it means that this new flexibility will give schools and states the option of doing what we're laying out here today".
It followed his decision to resign with his government over the business dealings of his finance minister. On Tuesday, he promised to resign by the end of this week. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka arrived at Prague Castle, the seat of the presidency, on Thursday for consultations with the president. Babis is also the Czech Republic's most popular politician, with a 56 percent approval rating according to an April CVVM poll, compared with 39 percent for Sobotka, in sixth place.
The institute is working with key health care experts, including Sen. Most California Republicans refused to commit to supporting the bill until the last minute. Roy Blunt (R) said senators will "see how much of [the House bill] we can incorporate". "There is nothing as satisfying in politics as a victory", Zelizer said.