Under the nuclear deal, the US can continue sanctioning Iran for other, non-nuclear behavior, although Tehran has threatened to pull out of the deal if the USA and other countries do so. In Iran's presidential election on Friday, President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist cleric whose administration negotiated the nuclear deal, is battling a conservative challenger and trying to convince voters he can deliver on promises of economic growth.
The White House denied that Trump ever asked Comey or anyone else to end any investigation. "He wrote down every word Trump said to him as soon as he could", the friend said. News on Tuesday of Mr. Trump's request to Mr. Comey immediately renewed concerns from congressional Democrats that Mr. Trump was trying to obstruct an investigation that's been examining potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.
Opinion polls give them a big lead over the Labour opposition, and May is gambling that an election will deliver her a personal mandate from voters and produce a bigger Conservative majority in Parliament. The European Parliament is expected to play a peripheral role in the negotiations themselves, but could veto the final deal in a vote, which Tajani said he expected to be held in early 2019, once negotiations have concluded.
Graphic video captured by Turkish media network VOA showed pro-Erdogan forces rushing a police line and beating human rights protesters in front of the ambassador's residence. And a second man from NY is charged with aggravated assault. A group of anti-Erdogan Kurds shout slogans at a group of pro-Erdogan demonstrators in Lafayette Park as Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan met with US President Donald Trump nearby at the White House in Washington May 16, 2017.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley pledged Tuesday that the US plans to " tighten the screws " on North Korea's nuclear ambitions. " This is a true threat to every country in the world ", Haley told reporters at the United Nations headquarters in NY on Monday, flanked by the ambassadors of Japan and South Korea.
Pentagon spokesman Christopher Sherwood said in a statement on Tuesday that the updated defense accord replaced an agreement the two countries reached in 1994 and could allow Washington to send more troops and equipment to the Arab kingdom.
In court, Manning pleaded guilty to leaking secret information - but she was acquitted of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy, in July of 2013 . Still, Manning faces a hard transition to freedom, Strangio said. The possibility that Manning could become a prominent face in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement has sparked concern among some, however.
This was a pretty rough week for Sean Spicer, even by Washington standards. McCarthy took the impression to the next level last weekend when she travelled through the streets of Manhattan as part of a sketch in which Spicer was frantically searching for Trump (set to the Simon & Garfunkel classic, "The Only Living Boy In New York ").
And she said the Scottish government could have achieved much more "if they hadn't spent so much time trying to rip Scotland out of the UK". "And, by voting for the SNP, to give me the ability to strengthen Scotland's hands in those [Brexit] negotiations, get a seat at the negotiating table and argue for Scotland's place in the single market".
After Trump tweeted in March that President Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap on his phones in Trump Tower, three ex-employees told the Associated Press that as a businessman, Trump not only anxious about possible listening devices in his phones and office but had also occasionally taped his own phone conversations.
So even people with older computers should go update them. The initial attack, known as " WannaCry ", paralyzed computers that run Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies worldwide in what was believed to be the biggest online extortion scheme so far.
The visit, a week before Trump's first foreign trip, coincided with a debate between the two countries on Trump's election pledge to move the U.S. "The statement that the Western Wall is part of the West Bank was received with shock", an official in Netanyahu's office said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The countries also agreed to open up US exports of liquefied natural gas to China . "While we welcome the news that China intends to reopen its market to USA beef , steps must be taken to ensure the benefits from this expanded market flow all the way back to the farmers and ranchers who comprise the USA live cattle supply chain, and are not captured by the multinational meatpackers who will actually export the beef ".
J.W. Ledford had spent about a quarter of a century on death row after he was found guilty of cutting the throat of a 73-year-old doctor during a robbery in 1992. According to court records concerning the 1992 murder, Ledford stabbed Johnston several times, with one wound to his neck nearly decapitating the physician.
Athar Khan debates the issue with Madhav Nalapat, Baiskhi Bannerjee, A Sarvanna, Sumanth C Raman, Narayanan Thirupathy. "One of the three languages would have to be Bengali", Ms. Political observers, however, refuse to see it as a mere academic decision. Professor Chakraborty observed that by indulging in politics of language the TMC is only doing damage to its claims of being a national party.
Weaver said negotiations on what his party's role would be would begin Wednesday. British Columbians will continue to await a final vote count that will determine what the government will look like moving forward. He's already discussing his bargaining chips. The NDP has promised to ban the donations, while the Liberals have said they'll convene a panel to review them.
Macron's meeting with Merkel was his first visit overseas after his inauguration on Sunday, as it had been for his predecessors - Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande. "On the other hand, Macron's style suits the Chancellor". But not everyone was pleased with the Philippe announcement. Macron, who trounced far-right leader Marine Le Pen in an election fought on globalisation, urged a "historic reconstruction" of Europe to battle the populism sweeping the continent and widespread ...
Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics , said, "March's simply awful trade figures demonstrate that Britain is failing to capitalise on sterling's depreciation". Monetary policy can not prevent either the necessary real adjustment as the United Kingdom moves towards its new worldwide trading arrangements "or the weaker real income growth that is likely to accompany that adjustment over the next few years", the report said.
If a reality TV star can become President of the United States who's to say the People's Champion can't? A new poll by Public Policy Polling finds that if Johnson ran as a Democrat he would lead Trump with a margin of 42/37. Dwayne Johnson is having second thoughts about a presidential run, insisting he wouldn't make a great US leader. "There was a real sense of earnestness, which made me go home and think, "Let me really rethink my answer and make sure I am giving an answer that is ...
Let us hope this is not just a temporary aberration, as was the case when the Access Hollywood videotape was released in October, with craven partisans first un-endorsing and then re-endorsing the genital-grabber. Nancy Pelosi, the former Democratic leader of the Senate, has said that Mr Trump's behaviour is "at best, a grave abuse of executive power". But some, like Senator John McCain - who said this has become a scandal of "Watergate size and scale" - are clearly wavering.
It says the president asked Comey to shut down the federal investigation of Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. This is the second major story in as many days that the White House has tried to rebut. The intensifying drama comes as Trump is set to embark Friday on his first foreign trip, which had been optimistically viewed by some aides as an opportunity to reset an administration floundering under an inexperienced president.
He said there were "a whole host of issues" raised by the president's actions, both legal and strategic - including the reaction of allies and the need for maintaining the trust of the US intelligence community. Trump fired Flynn on February 13, on grounds that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russians. And indeed, presidents are legally authorized to disclose classified information.
Buckingham Palace announced Thursday that the Duke of Edinburgh decided he will no longer attend public engagements after August. In video footage, which emerged this afternoon, Prince Philip , who is retiring after 70 years dedicated service to Britain and Her Majesty, is seen laughing and joking beside the Queen.
But Dujarric said "various United Nations entities have regularly documented and reported on human rights violations in Syria, including torture in the context of detention". The deaths came after 12 women were killed in a strike by the US-led coalition fighting IS in the east of Syria's Raqa province on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Right said.
Trump called it his "absolute right" to provide the Russians with facts that could help in the fight against terrorism. The spy had provided Israel with intelligence about a plan by Islamic State, or ISIS, to cause the crash of a passenger jet on the way to the United States, according to the report aired Tuesday evening.
The jubilant North Korean leader promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that Pyongyang's weapons could strike the USA mainland and Pacific holdings, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on May 15. North Korean officials claim the recent launch is proof that the nation is capable of delivering a nuclear warhead that could possibly reach the US or its allies.
The independent Senator was on CNN with host Wolf Blitzer Tuesday night speaking about a memo that people familiar with the matter say Comey wrote after a meeting with the president in February. The description in the purported memo "is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the President and Mr. Comey", it said. "It is clear former FBI Director Comey should testify before Congress".
With the recent firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Trump-Russia cover-up story has gone into overdrive, with many Democrats even calling the firing "Nixonian". He wanted somebody that could bring credibility back to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that had been lost over this last several months. A White House press release on the meeting said that Trump had "emphasized his desire to build a better relationship between the United States and Russian Federation", and stressed ...
A researcher from Google posted on Twitter that an early version of WannaCrypt from February shared some of the same programming code as malicious software used by the Lazarus Group, the alleged North Korean government hackers behind the destructive attack on Sony Corp in 2014 and the theft of US$81 million from a Bangladesh central bank account at the New York Fed a year ago.
It has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the US mainland, and experts say Sunday's test was another step toward that aim. "You either support North Korea or you support us, because that's what it comes down to", Haley told reporters. The two countries are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty.
The FBI and House and Senate Intelligence Committees are all conducting investigations into Russia's interference in the USA presidential election, including possible collusion between Russian operatives and Trump campaign officials. They claimed that Trump fired Comey because of a recommendation from the Department of Justice related to his handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation.
An Islamic court in Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday sentenced two gay men to be caned in public after they were found guilty of breaking strict Sharia regulations against homosexuality. While the judges did not give the maximum punishment of 100 lashes, the sentence is heavier than the 80 lashes asked for by the prosecution. Analysts say that the harsh sentences demonstrate that the country's judiciary is increasingly being influenced by conservative Islamic voices.
The latest Russian Federation twist came as both Democrats and Republicans pressured Trump to explain why he revealed sensitive intelligence information to Moscow's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. A US president has the authority to disclose even the most highly classified information at will, but USA and allied officials said that by giving information to Russia, Trump had endangered cooperation from an ally that has intelligence on Islamic State.
Macron, for his part, reassured Germany that he wouldn't revive the idea of jointly issued eurobonds, which divided Europe at the height of the eurozone debt crisis. But not everyone was pleased with Philippe's announcement. In Le Havre, an important port for container ships on the Channel coast, he has organised an global conference called Positive Economy Forum since 2012.
The 61-year-old met his victims through the Gumtree website, where the Brazilian and German women had sought a ride to Melbourne. South Australia supreme court justice Trish Kelly told Heinze his actions were "utterly depraved". "Even though you have presented as a docile and at times rather pathetic character sitting in the dock over these past months, it's obvious you are a man with a very strong anger management issue", Justice Kelly said.