Jackson stopped, then said, "You don't know her, you don't know her story". Betsy DeVos has been one of President Trump's more controversial Cabinet picks. The students claimed Ms DeVos' policies disproportionately hurt minority students in the U.S., especially in the black community. On Tuesday, petitions were delivered to university leaders urging them to disinvite DeVos from the commencement ceremony.
In fact, Trump wants investigators to get to the bottom of Russian involvement in the election, Spicer said , including debunking the "false narrative" that the Trump campaign was somehow involved. Sanders said on Tuesday that Trump acted on a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Trump also told reporters Saturday that all of the candidates under consideration are "outstanding", "very well-known", and at the "highest level".
South Korea's new president launched global efforts to defuse tensions over North Korea's weapons development yesterday, urging both dialogue and sanctions while also aiming to ease Chinese anger about an American anti-missile system. North Korea has also released satellite images of what it claims to be the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system in South Korea, to show its ability to collect intelligence against Seoul .
The co-chairman of the NY fund-raiser made a slow entrance on the red carpet as she was assisted by aides while wearing the costume, fitted with a long veil. After all, she did roll up at 1 a.m . - this is an acceptable time for pajamas. Vogue's Anna Wintour kicked off the star-studded gala a bit earlier as one of the evening's co-host.
Kapil Mishra, former cabinet minister who was suspended after making the allegations of corruption against the Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal was attacked on Wednesday. On getting life threats for sitting on hunger strike, he said, "I have been getting life threats, got a threat also from an global number". The attacker was nabbed by Mishra's supporters and handed over to police.
In Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said Mr Macron's election makes it even more important for British voters to back her Conservatives and strengthen Britain's hand in European Union exit talks. The final twist-the Macron team's announcement late Friday that it had been hacked by an unknown party-will likely reverberate into the presidency.
Pankaj Kumar Mishra, a CRPF paratrooper who posted a video on social media ranting against Home Minister Rajnath Singh after a relative died in the Sukma Maoist attack, on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court saying he wanted to surrender and sought protection to his life.
The NDP is also requesting recounts in two other hotly-contested Metro Vancouver ridings: Coquitlam-Burke Mountain was separated by 268 votes, while Richmond-Queensborough was decided by 263 votes. A media spokesperson at the Comox airbase declined to disclose how many staff might have cast advance or absentee votes or speculate how many of these yet-uncounted votes could be in support of the Liberals' Benninger, who is a former commander of CFB Comox.
While Elections B.C. rejected NDP candidate Morgane Oger's request for not meeting requirements, it accepted that of another candidate in the same Vancouver-False Creek riding, Phillip James Ryan, the leader of the B.C. Preliminary results show a 560-vote spread in the riding where Liberal incumbent Sam Sullivan beat the NDP's Oger. It might be explained by the Green Party surging from 11% of the vote in 2013 to 18% of the vote last night in the Courtenay-Comox riding.
The women's minister said the recently-released 82 would be reunited at another facility in the capital with 24 of their classmates who were released or found a year ago. They are among thousands kidnapped by Boko Haram during its eight-year insurgency that has left thousands dead and driven millions from their homes.
Buhari described the girls' freedom as a "pleasant anniversary gift" to Nigerians, a reference for the second anniversary of his swearing as president on May 29. The kidnapping shocked the world and put tremendous pressure on Nigeria's government to counter Boko Haram and free thousands who have been taken captive over the years.
The plane went down around 12:10 p.m. along Shurdan Creek Road. Authorities say no one survived the crash. Christian County Coroner Dorris Lamb confirms that there were two fatalities, but their identities are unknown at this time. Calls from residents in the area near the crash scene were also received by Christian County 911 reporting a plane had gone down. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration have been dispatched to the ...
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Thursday, before Russian Federation said U.S. -led coalition flights would also be restricted under the deal, that the United States had "reason to be cautious" about the chances for success of the deal, though it appreciates the efforts by Russian Federation and Turkey to help lower violence in Syria.
Comey, hours earlier would "cast a shadow" over their meeting. But many politicians and commentators pointed to Comey's Russian Federation investigation and questioned whether Trump had something to hide. As far as the day's discussions are concerned, the White House and the State Department put out terse statements, and gave no briefing, leaving it once again to the Russians to frame the presentation.
Russian cyber CEO defends company amid scrutiny Head of Russian cybersecurity firm defends company amid U.S. scrutiny Lawmakers move to establish new VA office ordered by Trump MORE (R-Fla.) questioned whether the security officials testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee would use Kaspersky software on their home computers, to which each member of the panel responded no.
Horgan told NDP supporters that the majority of British Columbians had voted for a new government and he cited positions the NDP shared with the Greens, such as banning corporate and union donations, proportional representation and action on climate change.
After Senator Lindsey Graham , a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, raised questions on Tuesday about Trump's business ties with Russia, Trump hired an unnamed Washington law firm and directed the firm to respond to Senator Lindsey Graham's comments.
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High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic natio. The newly formed Arctic coordinating committee will now focus on working with other organizations around the region to advocate for Alaska, he said. Chairmanship (2015-2017) include projects like the Circumpolar Local Environmental Observer Network, Marine Protected Areas Network Toolbox: Area-based conservation measures and ecological connectivity, and a series of health-related projects aimed at improving the health and mental ...
Moon expressed his hope to visit Trump and Xi in the near future, pledging cooperation with both in denuclearizing North Korea. "I believe Russian Federation is our country's best partner in working to ensure the peace and prosperity of Eurasia", the new South Korean president told Putin, according to his presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.
Energy Information Administration ) reported that USA crude oil inventories fell by 5.2 MMbbls (million barrels) to 522.5 MMbbls between April 28, 2017, and May 5, 2017. Crude oil prices moved into short-term recovery mode early Wednesday after industry data showed USA oil inventory levels are on the decline. Brent crude has endured a volatile past few years, plummeting from more than $100 a barrel in 2014 to less than $30 last year.
Other tests that originated from there have had mixed results with the last two attempts leading to near immediate detonation of the projectiles upon takeoff. Choe Son Hui made the comment to reporters in Beijing as she was travelling from Norway back to North Korea , Yonhap said. When asked if North Korea was also preparing to talk with the new government in South Korea, of liberal President Moon Jae In, Ms Choe said: "We'll see".
Then, North Korea did not have a proven nuclear weapons program. Moon is widely expected to seek engagement with North Korea to improve long-strained ties though Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs are limiting his leeway for reconciliatory policies.
Many analysts sad Moon likely won't pursue drastic rapprochement policies because North Korea's nuclear program has progressed significantly since he was in the Roh government a decade ago. In his first key appointments, Moon named two liberal veterans with ties to the 2000s "Sunshine Policy" of engagement with North Korea to the posts of prime minister and spy chief.
North Korea conducted another in a string of missile tests Saturday amid heightened worldwide tensions over its nuclear program. The South Korean military did not immediately say whether Saturday's test resulted in the missile actually taking flight, as some previous tests have accomplished before falling harmlessly into the ocean.
Get the DUHtails at WBBH NBC News-2. "Whoo! 16-10, baby! Man, that's a big one", Dusty exclaimed, as officials weighed the animal. Crum says the catch is the biggest snake he's ever wrangled. The local record was a snake measuring at about 18 feet, two inches in length and weighing about 160 pounds. "Wildman's" catch, was also 130 pounds.
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw told the Palm Beach Post that Philip Oshea, 46, died after a morning shootout with deputies . The suspect, Phillip Oshea, was killed in the Friday gunfire. During a press conference after the pair of shootings, Bradshaw detailed Oshea's extensive criminal background, calling him a "dangerous individual".
The Bank of England has warned the squeeze from Brexit-fuelled inflation on household income has begun and said growth would remain "moderate" after faltering at the start of the year. It said inflation would continue to rise further above its 2% target in the coming months, "peaking a little below 3% in the fourth quarter". In the minutes to Thursday's decision, the bank said that if the economy performs as expected, its interest rates may be raised "by a somewhat greater extent" than is ...
Mr. Spicer on Friday also was asked to account for his accuracy at the podium, after Mr. Trump in separate tweets on Friday morning said it wasn't always possible to ensure statements made during daily briefings were correct. The New York Times reported on Friday that Comey had resisted a request from Trump that he pledge loyalty to the president. "I think the president wants loyalty to this country and to the rule of law", he said.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have heightened in recent weeks due to Pyongyang's nuclear programme and missile tests. When he is not inspecting exhibitions, Kim's war games continue with North Korea sending coded messages across South Korea's airwaves, with reports the broadcasts are directing their spies in the South.
The Russian government-funded news outlet that United States intelligence agencies say played a key role in disseminating stolen emails meant to damage the candidacy of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. On May 8 former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she warned the White House that Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail by Russian Federation after he misled Pence.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Witnessing Signing of MOUs at Beijing on May 13, 2017. Three agreements were pertaining to economic and technical cooperation worth 3.4 billion Yuan for Gwadar port and East Bay expressway.
The list of candidates, many of them young and half of them women, represented Macron's first stab at creating a parliamentary power base with his Republic on the Move party to help him push forward with reforms once in office. "I signed up right from the beginning", said Jean-Baptiste Moreau, a 40-year-old farmer who is contesting a seat in the Creuse region of central France where he lives.
The White House repeatedly refused to say on Friday whether President Donald Trump secretly records his official conversations, after Trump suggested in a tweet that he had "tapes" of discussions with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.
It has conducted its fifth nuclear test and a series of missile launches since the start of previous year, ratcheting up tension.Washington wants to increase pressure on Pyongyang through further isolation and sanctions, in contrast to Moon's advocacy for greater engagement with the reclusive North.In one of his first acts as president, Moon spoke by telephone with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lee Sun-jin.