McMaster said that Trump did not know the source of the information when he shared it with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassador Sergey Kislyak on May 10. Two: Trump and senior White House advisers learned January 26 that Flynn had discussed sanctions with Kislyak; Trump fired Flynn on February 13 for lying to Pence, after news reports described the Flynn-Kislyak talks.
In the ensuing gun battle, police say six people - including three of the attackers and one police officer - were killed and 16 more were wounded, according to Al-Jazeera . Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to the Afghan Journalists' Safety Committee (AJSC), adding that the country is the second most unsafe for reporters in the world after Syria.
Erdogan, according to a simultaneous translation of his remarks, predicted the visit "will mark a historical turn of tide" for the relationship, at times fraught under the previous administration, and said that it is one "erected upon common democratic values and common interests".
But his year-old party faces a battle for seats, with the Republicans, Le Pen's National Front, the radical left and other losers of the presidential election all plotting revenge. Macron has shaken up French politics with his meteoric rise to the presidency. It is traditional for French leaders to make Berlin their first European stop.
Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto said Monday afternoon that he has directed the federal police to help local authorities investigate "this outrageous crime". Mexico ranks third in the world for the number of journalists killed, after Syria and Afghanistan, according to media rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
In that event, the White House might have to rethink the outlines of an order to carry out one of Donald Trump's signature promises as a candidate and as president. But the state of Hawaii, which in March won a national injunction that put a freeze on the travel ban, has contended that the normal deference that judges ought to give presidents isn't justified in this case - in large part because Trump himself exhibited animus toward Muslims while he was seeking the presidency.
Farron will also advocate giving 16-year-olds the right to vote in United Kingdom elections and referendums. Meantime, the Lib Dems would also introduce a 5p charge on disposable coffee cups if Mr Farron succeeded in getting into Downing Street.
It also reffered to Xi's remarks in which, while skirting any references to India's absence at the meeting, he had said, "All countries should respect each other's sovereignty, dignity and territorial integrity, each other's development paths and social systems, and each other's cores interests and major concerns".
NBC News tweeted that a "source close to Comey" said, "He hopes there are tapes". "I think the president wants loyalty to this country and to the rule of law", he said. Trump told NBC News that Comey had asked for the meeting because he wanted to stay on as FBI Director. The president also expressed pique at attention on the shifting versions of how he came to decide to fire Mr Comey.
Such activities by an occupying power are illegal under global law, said the resolution, which several Arab countries had tabled. Its wording as of Monday was slightly less harsh on Jerusalem than previous resolutions, in that it does affirm the importance of the city to the "three monotheistic religions".
Pyongyang said the new weapon - called the Hwasong-12 - was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead". The Korean Central News Agency said the new missile used a reentry vehicle capable of delivering a warhead to a target. "The United States should never expect us to give up our nuclear capability", the main Rodong newspaper said in a commentary carried by the Korean Central News Agency.
Clark asked Trudeau to ban thermal coal exports through her province in retaliation for USA duties on softwood lumber. Weaver, speaking to supporters Tuesday night, said the Greens could work with either party but he did not indicate a preference.
Almost two thirds did think the FBI was up to that task, but the future of the FBI investigation is now unclear following Trump's firing of Comey - which Trump has admitted was at least partially in response to Comey's handling of that investigation.
Martin Schulz said Monday that "until the general election on September 24 we have a long and stony road ahead of us". "It's a tough day for the SPD and also tough for me personally". However, Schulz's SPD has lost two state elections to Merkel's CDU in a row, in Saarland and Schleswig-Holstein, dimming the halo of Schulz. The pressure is on the Social Democrats, led by challenger Martin Schulz, in the election for the state legislature in North Rhine-Westphalia.
But he went on to say that there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. But McFaul, who has been heavily critical of President Trump and Flynn, wondered how a Russian blackmail operation against Flynn would have actually played out.
When asked about Trump's vow to move the embassy to Jerusalem, Tillerson told NBC's "Meet The Press" that the president "has rightly taken a very deliberative approach on the issue", insisting that because Trump "wants to put a lot of effort into seeing if we can not advance a peace initiative between Israel and Palestine.
The country's Joint Chiefs of Staff has prepared a system called the Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation (KMPR) that would involve surgical missile attacks, exclusive special warfare units and an ability to strike North Korea's leadership if South Korea feels threatened by nuclear attack.
Circuit Court of Appeals that the executive order should be reinstated because it falls well within the president's authority. Spicer said Monday the executive order is fully lawful. Who are the 3 judges hearing arguments on Trump travel ban? Judge Ronald Gould says each side has been allotted 30 minutes but will be granted more if necessary, given the significance of the case.
In a surprise result, Labour also lost one Glasgow seat to a 20-year-old Conservative candidate. Ms Davidson will claim the election in Scotland is "a two-horse race" between the Tories and SNP before outlining the "challenge" that faces her party on June 8.
The SC asks the AIMPLB if it can aks Qazis to have a model "Nikah Nama"? On the fifth day of its hearing on the contentious issue of triple talaq , the Supreme Court today asked the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) if it is possible to give women the right to decline instant triple talaq .
Congress, which required the relocation of U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , former U.S. presidents, including George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, consistently renewed a presidential waiver to delay the relocation on national security interests.
The Social Democrats' result in Sunday's election, the last before the national vote, was their worst in North Rhine-Westphalia since World War II. Yesterday's vote saw Merkel's party seize the state from the Social Democrat (SPD) opposition and delivered her fresh momentum as she gears up to make her bid for a fourth term as leader of Europe " s biggest economy in September " s national election.
Davis Allen Cripe, 16, drank a McDonald's latte, large Mountain Dew soda and another highly caffeinated drink in under two hours last month. The coroner said Cripe consumed the caffeinated beverages because he enjoyed them; he had no knowledge of the harm the amount of caffeine he was drinking could cause.
Forbes, an external MPC member who will leave the committee in June after one more meeting to return to academia, stuck to the same stance as the last meeting, when she became the first member to cast a vote for a hike in interest rates since January 2016.
Trump told Mr. Comey, according to the memo. The White House issued a furious denial near the end of a tumultuous day spent beating back potentially disastrous news reports from dawn to dusk. The Times reported that the unclassified memo has not been viewed by the paper but that one of Comey's associates " read parts of the memo to a Times reporter".
The United States will further strengthen sanctions on North Korea and go after third-country entities supporting the communist regime, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday. The missile was launched on an unusually high trajectory, before splashing down in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). Annual joint military drills with South Korea and Japan have been viewed by the North as a dress rehearsal for invasion.
And he added: "Labour is committed actively to pursue disarmament under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and we are committed to no first use of nuclear weapons". "Britain deserves better than simply outsourcing our country's security and prosperity to the whims of the Trump White House". "No more hand-holding with Donald Trump ", he declared.
Some experts said the missile, which was launched at a high angle, would have the same reach as an intercontinental ballistic missile if it were fired at a 30 to 45-degree angle. "To that end, the Security Council demanded the Democratic People's Republic of Korea conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests", the council said, adding that it was ready to impose further sanctions on North Korea.
The Prime Minister said: "Whether you rent or buy, everyone needs the security of a place to call home but too many ordinary working families are stuck on council waiting lists, facing unaffordable rents and struggling to save for that first deposit".
Pell was a priest in rural Victoria in the 1970s and 1980s before he became archbishop of Melbourne in 1996 and archbishop of Sydney in 2001. Pell, who before his Vatican appointment was Archbishop of Sydney, has rejected any involvement in alleged child abuse in Australia, which local media have reported date from the 1970s to the 1990s.
At home Macron has also vowed to renew politics. And like him, they hope to repopulate the political map of France with new faces and new ideas. Macron's 577 candidates in the elections are expected to be announced Thursday. Valls told RTL radio on Tuesday that Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday was a blow to populism in Europe, and gave a "terrific" image of France overseas.
More people are being evacuated as there is no certainty whether the present lull will last, a senior official said. On Saturday, more villagers were seen abandoning their homes to take shelter in safer places away from the line of enemy fire.
A member of the Dallas Police Department gets dressed before funeral services for a Baton Rouge Police Department officer in 2016. "After reviewing the findings I have made the decision to terminate Roy Oliver's employment with the Balch Springs Police Department ", Haber told reporters at a press conference.
Over the weekend, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with the eight candidates for permanent Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and no more interviews are now scheduled, according to a US official familiar with the process.
A source close to Comey told NBC News that Comey "hopes there are tapes". Democrats are asking the White House to release any recordings Trump may have made so as to determine if he tried to intimidate Comey or even obstruct justice.