It's unclear whether the "tapes" Trump alluded to in his tweet would be audio or video recordings, or whether they exist at all. Mr Trump said this week he alone was responsible for the decision to sack Mr Comey, calling him a "showboat" and "grandstander".
Praising Mr Trump's "courageous leadership", "wisdom" and "great negotiating ability", he said: "We believe that we can be partners with you to bring about a historic peace". President Trump highlighted his commitment to enabling meaningful economic growth in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, which will enhance the prospects for a just and lasting peace.
Mr Corbyn said he was "disappointed" that Labour had lost "too many" councillors, but said the party was "closing the gap on the Conservatives". Votes are still being counted, but initial indications predict large gains for the Conservative Party in these local.
We believe you're willing. Abbas, speaking through a translator, said Palestinians were committed to a peace agreement that would create two separate states based on the 1967 borders. Abbas assured Trump that Palestinians "are raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace". Trump met with Abbas in the Oval Office earlier on Wednesday (3 May).
The bill still faces drafting by Israel's Justice Ministry and several parliamentary votes before it could become law. Defining Israel as the "national home of the Jewish people" has also raised concerns among rights activists and others anxious over discrimination and attempts to further mix religion and state.
President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office. Trump said. "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" At the same time, Justice Department officials were beginning the first day of interviews for candidates to replace James B.
Trump went on to slam Democrats as "hypocrites" due to their previous condemnations of Comey and his handling of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server . "I thought this would be a very popular thing that I did when I terminated Comey", Trump told Pirro. Trump also reiterated that he would build the wall on the USA border with Mexico to stop illegal immigration, said that members of the notorious MS-13 street gang were "going very, very fast" and emphasized ...
The missile flew 700 km and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km, according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and higher than an intermediate-range missile North Korea successfully tested in February from the same region of Kusong, northwest of its capital, Pyongyang.
During a " very friendly " phone conversation, President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, signaling a massive shift in attitude from the us toward a leader known best for inciting an extrajudicial war on drugs in his country that's killed more than 7,500 people.
She breathed her last while on the way to the hospital. In it, Rodriguez says that two of those charged in her daughter's disappearance and murder were among prison escapees the previous month. 'The nightmare they face not knowing the fate or whereabouts of their relatives and the dangers they face in their work, which they perform given the negligent response from the authorities, is alarming, ' she said.
North Korea's state-run news agency KCNA reported Sunday that "a relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation" into Kim's crimes, but provided no further details on his detention. He said that Kim Hak-song became U.S. citizen in the 2000s and returned to China after about 10 years of living in the United States. President Trump said in an interview two Sundays ago that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate".
Every few weeks we hear that Trump is sounding out replacements for Spicer, but somehow Spicer always seems to ride out the storm. If not, he'd best remain quiet because " I think it's my turn now ". At 5:43 p.m. on Tuesday, the White House released a statement saying that President Donald Trump had fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.
Speaking to an audience that included Russian President Vladimir Putin and leaders of 29 other countries, Xi outlined the most ambitious political vision yet for the "Belt and Road Initiative", a multibillion-dollar project to build ports, railways and other facilities.
In a shock move on Tuesday, Trump sacked FBI chief James Comey, the man overseeing federal investigations into suspected Kremlin interference in the 2016 U.S. The U.S. -Russia dynamic has always been a struggle for worldwide dominance, but Trump's clear admiration for Putin and his openness to improving ties were expected to bring about a new era of relations - one that deeply concerned foreign policy experts and politicians alike.
South Korea's first liberal leader in a decade, Mr Moon also said he would "sincerely negotiate" with the us, Seoul's top ally, and China, South Korea's top trading partner, over the contentious deployment of an advanced USA missile-defence system in southern South Korea.
Turkey believes the US-backed Syrian Kurds, known as the YPG, are terrorists. The defense secretary, speaking to reporters aboard a US military airplane after the meeting in London, characterized the discussions as "honest, transparent and helpful".
The former investment banker becomes the youngest post-war French leader and the first to be born after 1958 when President Charles de Gaulle put in place the country's Fifth Republic. The new French president will also attend a ceremony in which the official results of the elections will be read out in the presence of hundreds of politicians and invited guests.
Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title this year were born in other countries and now US citizens. The 2017 MISS USA airs live Sunday, May 14 at 8 p.m. Last year's competition included Ithaca's Camille Sims as Miss New York USA and Syracuse native Neely Fortune as Miss Vermont USA. To give an added flare, Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber and Alex Wehrley will serve as co-hosts for the highly anticipated event.
His inauguration will take take place later on Sunday. Mr Macron's La République En Marche movement was formed just past year and it's fielding candidates for all 577 seats in next month's parliamentary elections. And until a financial scandal ruined his campaign at the start of this year, Macron's mainstream conservative rival Francois Fillon had won wide electoral support for a far more aggressive set of pro-business measures.
China will launch 100 "happy home" projects, 100 poverty alleviation projects and 100 health care and rehabilitation projects in countries along the Belt and Road. "CPEC passes through a piece of land that we call Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which is a territory that belongs to India and is illegally occupied by Pakistan".
The president showed no concern that the request might be viewed as meddling in the active FBI investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian interference in last year's presidential election. Moscow has denied interference in the election, and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. Trump did not mention Comey during his speech at Liberty University.
He also said he would not inform the White House about developments in the probe. Democrats have widely condemned Trump's dismissal of Comey during an investigation he was leading into potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.
It's the most lopsided win Nadal has had in this 50-match rivalry with Djokovic since he tagged his Serbian nemesis 6-3, 6-1 in the 2012 Monte Carlo final. But his fight back was temporary as he handed the break straight back as he fired wide with a backhand after a brilliant Nadal passing shot had set up a fresh break point opportunity.
Earlier this week, Graham, who chairs a subcommittee investigating alleged Russian interference, said he was curious to see more about Trump's business ties. "I believe that it would be very unfair to hear from somebody who we don't even know ", the President said, referring to Yates, "and immediately run out and fire a general".
Guardiola said: "The shot was a little bit odd and when I saw the reaction from (goalkeeper) Willy (Caballero) I understood immediately it was two touches and the referee was so fearless to interpret the rule". Sane's low cross from the left was swept into the net by Silva as Leicester's protests for offside against Sterling - who took a swipe at the Spaniard's strike but failed to make contact - were ignored.
President Donald Trump vowed during his lengthy run for the White House to cancel US involvement in the accord reached by 196 nations, but since assuming power has wavered. "There's no question that if the USA withdraws it is going to create difficulties.in the negotiations", Paula Caballero of the World Resources Institute think tank said as climate envoys met for their first session since Trump's arrival in the White House.
Some 2.7 million civilians live in these areas. The deal signed in the Kazakh capital Astana last week calls for the creation of four " de-escalation zones " to shore up a ceasefire, ban flights and allow for deliveries of humanitarian aid.
The problem is that Turkey is also an ally of the U.S., although over the past two years relations between Turkey and all western North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have deteriorated substantially for numerous familiar, and extensively discussed in the past, reasons.
So, as per Philippot's logic, Le Pen plagiarized parts of her former opponent's speech as a tribute. Poland's Foreign Ministry is denouncing French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's comparison of Poland's government to the "regimes" of Russia's Vladimir Putin and Hungary's Viktor Orban.
Iraqi government forces also reclaimed full control over Hawi al-Kanisah neighborhood in the western and southern banks of the Tigris River. More than 630,000 people have been displaced in and around Mosul since the beginning of military operations there last October, the United Nations said Friday, citing Iraqi authorities, Turkey's Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.
Around 276 girls were kidnapped in April 2014 by the militant group. In exchange for their release, five detained and suspected commanders of Boko Haram were freed, according to the Nigerian government. Following the weekend release, 113 Chibok schoolgirls remain missing. Security agencies, the military, the Government of Switzerland, the International Committee of the Red Cross and local and international non-governmental organisations were part of the negotiations.
During an interview with NBC , the president himself admitted to calling Comey and asking him if he was under FBI investigation. "The FBI has been in turmoil". "I have nothing to do- this was set up by the Democrats", Trump said. "We had a very nice dinner". Sanders: "I think it's real simple here...." But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said there was nothing improper about the conversation between the president and the then-FBI chief.
Obama had cautioned against Flynn, whom he fired in 2014 as head of the defense intelligence agency, due to his poor record in administration and personnel management. Trump repeatedly has said he has no ties to Russia and isn't aware of any involvement by his aides in any Russian interference in the election. "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is "no evidence" of collusion w/ Russian Federation and Trump", Trump said in the first of a ...
He did salvage some pride by seeing off more pressure on his serve to at least hold twice and force Nadal to serve out to take the first set in 40 minutes. With Friday's rain relenting, the roof open and the sun beating down on the Caja Magica there were plenty of stars in attendance and Real Madrid fan Nadal will have been pleased to see Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Figo and Raul watching on.
The centrist Macron, 39, formed his own party only last year, and his election victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the dominance of the center-left and center-right parties, which have governed France for almost 60 years.