Flynn had done", she said. Both Clapper and Yates were asked if they had been the source of or had authorized any leaks to the media of classified information. She also said that her office informed the White House of this 18 days before Flynn was sacked. Ms Yates was appointed by the Obama administration and was sacked by Mr Trump on January 30 for refusing to defend his travel ban.
Benoit Hamon, who as the Socialist presidential candidate finished fifth in the first round of the election, said he planned to launch a new leftwing movement. The president-elect is left-leaning - a one-time Socialist party member - and was a senior advisor to Hollande and an economy minister in his government 2014-2016.
Surrounded by multiplying questions, President Donald Trump complained Wednesday that "no politician in history" has been treated worse. Yet US allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. Several Republicans said on Tuesday after the memo surfaced that Mr Comey should testify to Congress. Senate foreign relations chairman Robert Corker said on Monday that the White House was "in a downward spiral".
However, while the party's policies appear to be popular with voters, the electorate seems to take a dimmer view of Mr Corbyn. Unsurprisingly, the Tories say that it all shows Mr Corbyn can not be trusted with the nation's defences - accusing him of undermining Trident and dithering over IS while tying the hands of Britain's intelligence services.
Republican Rep. Justin Amash said Wednesday that if the allegations about President Trump asking former FBI Director James Comey to end the investigation into Michael Flynn are true, then they are grounds for impeachment. Gowdy also supported Comey appearing publicly before Congress. Gowdy serves on three congressional committees where he could play a central role in reviewing the various allegations: Intelligence, Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform.
As if to emphasize his contention, Putin said Lavrov did not pass along any information he gleaned from Trump. After White House officials denied that the president had shared classified data inappropriately, Trump tweeted that he has "the absolute right" to share information with the Russians.
The party's manifesto includes plans for an "excessive pay levy" on salaries above 330,000 pounds, more hours of free childcare and the nationalisation of railways, Royal Mail and England's water companies. Mr Corbyn was found to be more likely to attract more voters than any of the other figures mentioned in the survey, highlighting the problem Labour faces in finding a leader who can compete with the Prime Minister's high popularity ratings.
Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Dustin Sternbeck says the altercation broke out between two groups but he didn't elaborate on the circumstances. However, Trump avoided such issues and instead praised the efforts of Turkey to fight against internal "terrorists" as well as their fight against ISIS militants.
During the closed-door meeting, however, China made no mention of a new sanctions resolution and renewed its appeal for talks to de-escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula, according to diplomats. Among the possible measures would be an oil embargo, trade bans and targeted sanctions on North Korean individuals and companies, but these hinge on China's willingness to apply such measures.
Blaming the ransomware attack on stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments, Microsoft said, "vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers around the world".
The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to speak publicly, would not say which country's intelligence was divulged. "They can put together a good picture with just a few details [.] They can marry President Trump's comments with their own intelligence, and intelligence from their allies".
Haley also made it clear that she believes the Western Wall is part of Israel - something both National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer avoided saying after the news broke that Trump was planning to visit one of Judaism's holiest sites while on his first trip overseas as president.
In 2013 , Manning was convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified government documents to WikiLeaks. The 2010 WikiLeaks revelations are considered to be one of the largest leaks of state secrets in US history. The Crescent, Okla., native tweeted following that decision that she plans to move to Maryland. But Manning, whom Greer considers a personal friend after speaking with her over the phone nearly every week, is "an incredibly driven person and I would expect that we will ...
He said it was too early to say who is behind the onslaught and what their motivation was. "At the moment we are in the face of an escalating threat, the numbers are going up, I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn their machines on Monday morning".
Moon said during a visit to the Defense Ministry in Seoul, Younhap News Agency reported. Any country that did not look at putting new sanctions on North Korea was, in effect, helping the isolated nation, she said. The summit, the first between the two leaders, will be held in Washington D.C. Moon's office said the event was aimed at "cementing personal ties" between the two.
Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia is the first stop on his maiden global trip since taking office in January. Previous US leaders have generally chosen a US neighbour such as Canada or Mexico for their first presidential trip, but Mr Trump intends to plunge right into some of the world's most hard spiritual and political conflicts.
Her testimony pushed the story of the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation back into the headlines. Announcing Comey's abrupt firing Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president "acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions".
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The minister assisting the prime minister for cyber security, Dan Tehan, said that government agencies and the nation's critical infrastructure have not been affected by the malware campaign. And according to many security researchers, the attack method was first developed inside the National Security Agency. The company on Friday said it had added additional protection against the specific malware, and was working with affected customers.
Despite the Kotel's significance in Judaism and Israel's control over a united Jerusalem, the worldwide community-including the US -does not officially recognize the Western Wall as part of Israel. Congressman Ron DeSantis is speaking out regarding a controversy involving President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Israel, which will include a visit to the Western Wall.
Have you ever heard of someone who VOLUNTEERED to get pepper sprayed? The pepper spraying was reportedly for educational purposes, specifically an assignment part of a criminal science program at the school. Parents had to sign waiver forms to give permission for their child to endure the agony, some said it was a good idea to teach kids what they're going to experience before they sign up for a law enforcement job.
Lopez Rivera, a Puerto Rican nationalist who was the last of his group serving time for his role in a violent struggle for independence for the US territory, will be released from prison on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to the cheers of his supporters and the dismay of the victims of violence.
With a resurgent Taliban and strengthened Islamic State, NATO has asked Australia to contribute to a surge of allied forces in the country, where Australian military personnel are already serving in training, support and security. The watchdog, U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), has repeatedly warned that corruption and mismanagement could lead to military failure in the country.
Oil's gains on Monday came after Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said they had agreed to prolong an existing production cut deal by another nine months until March 2018. US crude output has surged about 10 percent since September, driven by new Gulf of Mexico and shale output. "Crude production was down 535,000 barrels per day compared to April 2016".
The Rodong Sinmun said the issue of nuclear weapons is a matter of concern between the North and the US and warned against South Korean interference, accusing the South of being a "puppet" of Washington. "We favor a swift and firm reaction of the Security Council after the missile test. France has already reacted on the national basis, but I think it's up to the Security Council to illustrate maximum firmness on this issue, no doubt".
According to the BBC, the virus took hacked users' files and demanded payments to restore access. This large-scale cyber-attack was launched on Friday where researchers observed 57,000 infections. But not willing to take any chances, ATM management companies are gearing up to update the patches released by Microsoft to beef up protection against malaware.
Donald Trump did not know the source of the terrorism intelligence he passed to Russian Federation or how it was gathered, his National Security Adviser has admitted. He added he has not spoken with Bossert about why he reached out. "The President only discussed the common threats that both countries faced", said Dina Powell, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy, who also attended the meeting.
That suggests a range of up to 2,500 miles if it is fired more horizontally, Western experts said. On the respected 38 North website, aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling said it appeared to demonstrate an intermediate-range ballistic missile that could "reliably strike the United States base at Guam" in the Pacific, 3,400 kilometres away.
Easing tensions over the antimissile system was a crucial topic when President Xi Jinping of China called Moon on Thursday to congratulate him on his election as president two days before. With Seoul now sharing the latter view, Beijing will feel even less pressure to seriously tighten the screws on North Korea , as Trump has been urging.
Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down the federal investigation into since-ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , The New York Times reported Tuesday evening. No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly", Trump said. So I'm working on making sure that we make good on our promises and fix people's problems.
Before Comey was sacked, the ex-FBI director reportedly asked Rosenstein for more resources with which to conduct the Russian Federation investigation. "Why is he not doing the same here?" he asked. They've ignored all of Trump's corruption so far, what's a few more broken laws when a trillion dollars in tax cuts for the rich are at stake? A senator wounded in combat says she's concerned that President Donald Trump's "unpredictable behavior and rhetoric" is undercutting the Pentagon's ...
Edwards, a high school freshman, had gotten into a vehicle with four other teenagers to leave a house party as they heard police were arriving to investigate an underage drinking complaint, Merritt said Monday. He was shot in the back of the head as his 16-year-old brother was driving away from the house. After Haber's announcement, Edwards' family praised the decision to fire Oliver, but called for the officer's indictment.
There is "ample possibility" for the UN Security Council to impose new sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to its missile launch, said council President Elbio Rosselli on Tuesday. Hong said South Korea had not yet received official word from the United States on whether Seoul should pay for an anti-missile USA radar system that has been deployed outside Seoul.
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More recently, lawmakers in the Louisiana House backed a proposal aimed at keeping cities from removing Confederate monuments in a controversial vote Monday that black lawmakers derided as "divisive" and "offensive". The Liberty Monument, which honored the Crescent City White League, a group of whites who tried to overthrow a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans , was taken down last month.