He explained his committee has the jurisdiction and responsibility to continue its Russian Federation investigation and "we are going to do that". This is one of the most consequential actions that Trump has taken - and not in a good way.
While campaigning a year ago, Trump called climate change a hoax perpetrated by China, and promised to cancel the deal if he won the presidency. Obama said his work after leaving the White House is to "train the next generation of leaders" in the world.
Ms Yates said: "We felt like it was critical that we get this information to the White House, in part because the vice president was unknowingly making false statements to the public and because we believed that General Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians".
Ms Huckabee Sanders also rejected calls to appoint a special prosecutor to the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election. When Comey was asked last week during a Senate hearing whether the president was part of the probe, he declined to answer. Trump then said Comey will be replaced by "someone who will do a far better job".
The Greens also elected local activist Sonia Furstenau in Cowichan Valley , taking the seat from the NDP , and re-elected leader Andrew Weaver in Oak Bay-Gordon head. He said in both cases, the minority governments fell apart forcing a subsequent election, with the NDP losing seats in both instances while the Liberals gained majority victories.
The PM also announced Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured. Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police Anil Tank said the marriage home owner was today booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Gupta told reporters. The Press Trust of India news agency said there were food stalls set up along the wall for the wedding. Around 27 people were injured, some of whom were hospitalised, according to Tank.
Hours after Comey's firing, CNN reported that grand jury subpoenas had recently been issued in the FBI's Russia probe seeking business records from associates of Michael Flynn, the national security advisor Trump fired for lying to the vice president about the nature of his communications with Russian officials.
White House officials denied allegations that there was any political motive in the move by Trump. Many Democrats have criticized Comey's management of that investigation, but they sharply questioned the timing of his dismissal, given that Trump could have acted soon after taking office on January 20 and that he has repeatedly criticized the FBI and congressional probes into alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election.
Jose Mourinho says that he had no choice but to give up on finishing fourth in the Premier League, because of the strain of playing in the Europa League. It's up to us, we need some luck along the way, but if we win the next four games, I'm convinced that we can do it". "Nobody has more motivation than I have to try to win tomorrow".
The two leaders also discussed tensions in North Korea, with Mr Xi reiterating China's call for restraint and dialogue. President Trump spent some time over the weekend calling several leaders in the Asia Pacific-and inviting them to the White House.
Marine Le Pen's National Front party is hoping to capitalise on her showing in the French presidential election by winning up to 40 seats in parliamentary elections in June. Her father launched a scathing attack on his daughter on the eve of her election defeat Sunday. Although she tried to backtrack from a potential "Frexit" between the two rounds, in a bid to reassure her potential right-wing supporters, a sector of the party's leadership still criticized this measure.
Circuit Court of Appeals, and Justice David Stras, a former Clarence Thomas clerk and academic serving on the Minnesota Supreme Court, will be nominated to the 8th U.S. Mark Dayton said . Conservative legal scholars lavished praise on President Donald Trump's latest round of judicial nominations, calling the list a vindication of a central campaign pledge.
In 2015, China for the first time demonstrated a whole range of long, medium and short range missiles during a military parade. The Bohai Gulf is the preferred location for such tests because it is Chinese territorial waters, Song said. Military chiefs from Seoul and Washington argue the system is necessary amid increased missile tests by Kim Jong-un, but the Chinese fear its powerful radar system will be used to spy across their border.
He said they may have made the president realise that withdrawing from such a massive global agreement is a serious decision that "should not be made quickly or flippantly". Ms Haim said during the leaders' 10-minute conversation, they also discussed issues including the fight against terrorism, transatlantic relations, and the economy.
The document calls for a two-state solution to the Palestine-Israel crisis, with Palestinian state contained within territories occupied by Israel in the Six Day War of 1967. He was the private secretary of Hamas' founder and spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin. "The question is how is Hamas going to build on this momentum", he said, speaking in English.
Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday said that India approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Jadhav issue as his life was under threat and after Islambabad turned down its requests for consular access to him 16 times.
Bush was president'". "I mean, it's insane", Helms said. "We went out to a cross burning in the summertime, as you do", Colbert said. The entire gang is back together again. They didn't talk about the superficial viral pleasures of a comedy evisceration - the "Jon Stewart decimates Fox News!' takedowns and subsequent clickbait online stories - and the limits of those pleasures in the world at large.
The latest outcome clearly indicated that with the right mix of force, there is hope for the remaining abducted girls. Meanwhile, NPR's Ofeibea Quist Arcton reports that "Some of the young women looked bewildered and tired by all the attention".
During his appearance with Tillerson, Lavrov feigned surprise when asked whether Comey's firing as Federal Bureau of Investigation director cast a shadow over the U.S. Trump and Putin also spoke by phone last week about the war in Syria for the first time since Trump ordered a missile strike against a Syrian government air base last month after an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime.
American officials have complained bitterly to Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, about the airstrikes, which have targeted the principal USA partner in Syria in the fight against the Islamic State. Speaking to reporters in Vilnius, Lithuania, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Turkey was "the only North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally" confronting an insurgency on its own ground, and he vowed that the United States would work closely with Turkey to defend its southern border.
A brief statement on the ministry's website said the test took place recently in the Bohai Gulf and "achieved the intended result". The defense ministry said last month that it would respond to the missile defense system's deployment by continuing to test new types of weapons under conditions simulating actual combat.
For his first appearance as Hamas leader, Haniyeh chose a symbol of elusive Palestinian unity - a solidarity tent where several political factions are represented, including Hamas and the Fatah movement of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
In an interview with MSNBC, Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser, acknowledged that she had sometimes asked for the names of Americans who were referenced in intelligence reports , but denied that she or anyone else in the administration used those reports for political intelligence purposes.
Haniya, who was chosen by the party as its new leader on Saturday, said the movement stood with the hundreds of prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. Majdalani said that at the end of last month the Authority had officially requested Israel to stop deducting the cost of Gaza's electricity consumption from the PA revenues it collects, but Israel chose to ignore the request.
But the Nigerian government did not officially disclose the number of terrorists released in the May 6 exchange. The JUI-S welcomed the agreement between the Boko Haram and Nigerian government, which helped secure the release of 82 girls aged between 16-18 years abducted by the militant group in April 2014.
In addition, she looked forward to Taiwan and South Korea promoting the development of stability, peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region. Moon, who does not have the usual option of a two-month transition for incoming South Korean presidents, also announced a new head of national intelligence, local news service Money Today reported .
Moon also has spoken of reconsidering deployment of the USA missile defense system known as THAAD that the last government rushed into service. Though there's a concern that THAAD could up the ante in an arms race, Beijing's concerns largely have to do with the missile defense system's powerful radar, which could be used to monitor activity inside China, experts say.
Duterte also publicly attacked Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, multiple times past year, once calling Obama the " son of a whore ", before walking that statement back . White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , when asked about the Duterte invitation, said that a meeting with the Philippines leader would help the U.S.
He has indicated that he would recuse himself if any conflicts arose. The Trumps and Kushners have said through lawyers and spokespeople that they take ethics seriously and can not control other people's behavior. A spokesperson for Kushner Cos. referred CBS MoneyWatch's questions to the White House. Trump, who purchased it four years ago, reported the residential rental property as being worth between $25 million and $50 million and generating between $100,000 and $1 million in rental ...
Would taking action against Flynn immediately interfere with the FBI's investigation? Meyers then switched into his best Trump impression, saying "Oh my god, Obama, so amusing, told me Mike Flynn couldn't be trusted". He has dismissed FBI and congressional investigations into his campaign's possible ties to the election meddling as a "hoax" driven by Democrats bitter over losing the White House.
This was the second release of schoolgirls since the electoral defeat of former President Goodluck Jonathan, scored for his failure to lead an immediate and thorough search for the students, many of whom were forced to take militants as husbands and bear their children.
During a press briefing Monday, the White House said it had a "very robust schedule" of releasing names of nominees and that the process is different because the names are going through the Office of Government Ethics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) fetched 33 percent of the vote in Schleswig-Holstein, up from 30.8 percent in the last election there in 2012, an exit poll for broadcaster ARD showed. It dropped below the 5 per cent threshold for legislative representation in the 2013 national election but is expected to exceed that level in September.
US press was not allowed into either meeting nor has the White House released any photos. It was Comey's poor handling of the email investigation that Trump used in explaining why Comey was being fired. Current and former U.S. intelligence officials have accused Kislyak of being a top spy and recruiter of spies, a notion that Russian officials have dismissed.
However, Comey also announced a few weeks ago that the FBI was conducting an investigation into the Trump presidential campaign's ties to the Russian government. "Watching Senator Richard Blumenthal speak of Comey is a joke ". Comey was speaking to agents at the FBI's field office in Los Angeles when the news broke.