It is not enough to show that a defendant knew the act would have a side outcome of impeding an investigation; achieving that obstruction has to have been the specific intention. Jason Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, demanded all correspondence relating to communications between Comey and the president be presented by 24 May.
There's no certainty over the opposition's compliance with the initiative as the representatives of the militants walked out from the signing ceremony in Astana, claiming, they won't accept Iran as a guarantor state. Turkey is a backer of the opposition, though its forces have not been fighting Assad. The second is in the north of central Homs province; the third covers the Eastern Ghouta area; and the fourth covers stretches of southern Syria, including Daraa and Quneitra province.
If any such breach (es) take place the PCB shall reserve the right to initiate separate and independent proceedings against Nawaz under the PCB Code. The PCB has also fined Nawaz of Rs. 0.2 million, for concealing a meeting with a bookie and not informing the board about it on time. He was earlier issued a notice of demand under Article 4.3 of the PCB anti-corruption code.
The growing threats from the North prompted Seoul to recently deploy a powerful United States anti-missile system despite angry opposition by China that sees it as a threat to its own military capability. Earlier this week the tyrannical despot tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile, which is believed to be capable of reaching United States territory.
During the forum, the government signed a letter of intent with the International Civil Aviation Organisation under which the two will deepen cooperation in many ways, including safety and infrastructure construction to promote civil aviation development in Belt and Road countries.
Press secretary Sean Spicer earlier said the president fired Comey because he was advised to do so, "based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions". The president then turned the conversation to whether Mr. Comey would pledge his loyalty to him. The ousted director himself is said to be confident that his own version of events will come out, possibly in an appearance before Congress, according to an associate who has ...
He was in his sleepwear when he was found dead. "There was an injury mark on his chin". As per reports, Tiwari had been staying at the guest house for past three days along with his batchmate who had gone to play badminton while Tiwari made a decision to venture out for a walk.
Authorities also found "several dead roosters with wounds consistent with cockfighting", he said. Authorities detained 10 people at the property, and said they were believed to be lower-level employees who tended to the roosters. Perry, who commands the sheriff's community partnership bureau, said the warrants served Monday in Val Verde were the culmination of a months-long investigation by detectives who specialize in "animal, blood sport type crimes".
USA also named some of the groups that would pose threat to Pakistan's internal security, including -e Taliban Pakistan, Jamaat ul-Ahrar, al-Qa'ida in the Indian Subcontinent, ISIS-K, Laskhare Jhangvi, and Lashkar-e Jhangvi al-Alami. president. Zardari added that he was in favour of good relations with Pakistan's neighbouring countries and criticised current Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The White House was warned in January that President Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail, a top former official has told lawmakers, as the issue of Moscow's meddling in the USA election returned to the spotlight.
Among voters with no party affiliation, 39 percent expressed approval of the new USA president, compared with 50 percent who disapproved, the poll noted. In the meantime, our national Republican leadership is focused on doing what they were elected to do-repealing and replacing Obamacare, securing our borders, and reforming the tax code to help create jobs for Americans.
North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the U.S. "The Secretary-General condemns the launch of another ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)". South Korea's Defense Ministry said more analysis is needed to verify the North's claim on the rocket's technological features.
The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions past year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs. "It's the furthest we've seen one fly", the official said, adding that military experts were assessing the missile's re-entry capabilities. A parliamentary defense committee meeting convened Tuesday and security and military officials, including National Defense Minister Han Min-koo and Lee Sun-jin, chairman of ...
The security personnel conducted a massive door-to-door search at almost 500 homes in these two villages to flush out terrorists holed up in the area. Army chief General Bipin Rawat and Defence minister Arun Jaitley will be in Srinagar on Wednesday to review the security situation. A major search and combing operation was launched in the wee hours in Shopian district following inputs about a group of heavily armed terrorists hiding in the nearby villages.
The cyberattacks started Friday and spread rapidly around the globe using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that is no longer given mainstream tech support by the USA giant. "There are other criminals who've launched this attack, and they are ultimately responsible for this", he said. "And also existing known infections can spread, we can't say what scale the new cases will occur at but it's likely there will be some".
But at least one leading Mormon scholar said that the Boy Scouts and the church have been differing on values in recent years and that the policy on gays was probably a contributing factor in the split, CBS News reported. The church did not provide a timeline for rollout of the program that will be for all age groups. "The church is always evaluating what is best for our youth and families, and will continue to do so".
The MAX is the fourth generation of the Boeing 737, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The 737 Max launch customer, Southwest Airlines, plans to take delivery of its first 737-8 in the fall. Malindo CEO Chandran Rama Muthy said the Asian carrier believes the latest remake of the workhorse passenger plane "will become the centerpiece of our fleet".
The girls, studying in Class IX and X in Gothda Tappa Dahina village, broke their fast only after a local MLA met and showed them the written order. Rewari: Demanding upgradation of their institution to a senior secondary school, around 85 girl students of government high school have gone on an indefinite strike.The protesting girls have alleged that they will be harassed if they travel to a senior secondary school located in a different village for higher studies.
There was a boost in his poll ratings and a surge of excitement when Mr Schulz announced earlier this year that he would challenge Mrs Merkel - it became known as the "Schulz effect". The other likely option is for a "grand coalition" with the SPD that would mirror Merkel's national government, with the SPD as the junior partner.
Morale in the White House is reported to be low. The sources quoted in NBC News' article asked for anonymity to be able to discuss internal administration conversations. Politico noted that Trump has an "open Oval Office" policy that allows a variety of news articles to make their way to the president's desk from "official and unofficial channels".
Trump called on Abbas to renounce terrorism, saying there could be no peace deal with Israel unless Palestinian leaders condemned anti-Israeli violence. US Vice President Mike Pence contended ahead of the meeting that the White House is "seriously considering" moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Rafsanjani showed political skills in promoting his pragmatic policies, favoured Iran's worldwide engagement and renewed its ties with Europe as part of a strategy to use foreign investment and free enterprise to revive the country's war-torn economy.
Later Imam Barkati drew flak when he expressed his wish to fight for Pakistan. Choosing an Imam of such a prestigious mosque is a time consuming process. On the wakf trustee board's termination notice to him, Barkati said, "Who are they to remove me?" Siddiqullah Chowdhury, state Library Minister and a cleric, had even demonstrated against Barkati on May 13 near the mosque.
Among other things, Quraishi argued over the jurisdiction of the court to hear a case of this nature. Salve also told the court that India's does not rely on the bilateral agreement on consular access signed between both the countries in 2008, and that it is irrelevant to this case.
Meanwhile, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow and other countries-guarantors of memorandum have provided the United States with all the information on the document. It is unclear though who will be responsible for policing the air space and what the consequences would be for breaking the interdiction. Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria inspect weapons and ammunition that, according to them, belonged to Islamic State fighters, in al-Shadadi town, in ...
He is also a member of the mainstream-right Republicans party that was badly beaten by Mr Macron's victory in the presidential campaign. The French President says he requires ministers to sign a commitment to "integrity and morality". The new French leader recognizes that many Europeans see the EU as a distant, uncaring bureaucracy and wants to remedy that through vast consultations with citizens across Europe.
Cyber-attacks that have hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says. Victims of the attack received a message on their computer screens demanding $300 (275 euros) via the virtual currency, bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" Cybersecurity firm Avast said it has tracked more than 75,000 attacks in 99 countries.
Trump has not yet named a chief of protocol - an ambassador-level position that assists in working out detailing plans with a foreign government before a President travels overseas. None of the senior officials on the call attended the event. A senior administration official said that Saudi Arabia will be the first country visited and that the symbolism is intentional.
And in a major development for B.C. politics, the Green Party finally broke through, capturing three seats, one short of the number needed for official party status , but enough to hold the balance of power. "I've had a good relationship in working with Dr. Weaver in the past", she said. Liberal cabinet ministers who were defeated Tuesday included Peter Fassbender in Surrey-Fleetwood, Suzanne Anton in Vancouver-Fraserview, Amrik Virk in Surrey-Guildford and Naomi Yamamoto in North ...
Two US officials, one current and one former, said Trump shared the intelligence supplied by Israel in the fight against Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak during an Oval Office meeting last Wednesday, which the American press was barred from attending.
Trump, before making his final decision on the U.S. embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , is weighing the impact it could have on a potential peace process, Tillerson said. It listed reasons why Jerusalem has not been accepted de jure as Israel's capital: the first harks back to 1947 and the United Nations Partition Plan that delineated Jerusalem as a corpus separatum under worldwide supervision.
President Trump hosted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday afternoon, and both men had warm messages to share even after the two countries clashed last week over a decision by the United States to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria.
New borrowing worth £250bn over ten years will be invested in infrastructure such as roads, railways and broadband to "upgrade" the United Kingdom economy. - would be suicidal for the United Kingdom economy, ' he said. Her party has not yet released its election platform. "That sounds really 21st century, doesn't it?" But other senior Labour figures were less enthusiastic, with the shadow defence secretary Nia Griffith passed up an invitation in favour of campaigning in her constituency, ...
Aside from Pyongyang's space launches, Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the USA told AFP: "This is the longest-range missile North Korea has ever tested". South Korea has sent special envoys to the US, China, Germany, Japan and Russian Federation to explain the new government's policy towards North Korea.
Representatives from 18 members of the Organization of American States (OAS) voted on Monday to hold a rare foreign ministers' meeting on 31 May to discuss Venezuela's political crisis. A grisly video purporting to show the final moments of one man left dead in the turmoil capped Monday's unrest as a morning of initially peaceful demonstrations turned violent outside Caracas , with two deaths reported at separate demonstrations in Tachira, a mountainous state bordering Colombia.