He reckons the best the Trump administration can hope for is that the trip passes without incident. During the Cold War, the USA government sent "jazz ambassadors" around the world to burnish America's reputation with foreign audiences. Trump will also visit the West Bank and is expected to again tout his efforts to restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel was in an uproar earlier this week after USA officials confirmed Trump shared highly classified intelligence ...
Ghalibaf and Raisi clashed with Rouhani during last Friday's nationally televised debate. This election will be the first since the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran, the United States and five other world powers. The Kalameh website reported that opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi, under house arrest since 2011, had requested a mobile ballot box be brought to his residence so that he could vote for Rouhani.
The New York Police Department confirmed that the driver is in custody and that the area has been closed . At a media briefing, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said 22 people were injured in the crash. Images from the scene show the auto on its side, resting against a lamp post. Rojas possibly has a history of psychiatric problems and claims to have heard voices in his head before mowing down 23 people in Times Square, NBC reported .
A USA official confirmed that an airstrike in southern Syria occurred on Thursday, though it was unclear if Syrian government troops were there. After a show of force to try to stop the pro regime forces was ignored, the strikes were mounted.
The justice department announced on Wednesday that Mr Mueller has been given sweeping powers to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, including potential links between Moscow and Trump campaign associates. "And the more righteous your fight, the more opposition that you will face". Washington was abuzz with speculation Thursday about his role, driven by a McClatchy report that as a Trump adviser Flynn had rejected an Obama administration Syria war plan that ...
She is refusing to go back to her family and insists she is in love with Cummins with whom she says she went willingly. After receiving a tip-off from a property caretaker, police finally managed to capture them in Siskiyou County, California near the OR border where they had been living.
Trump also had a very brief answer when asked about former FBI director James Comey's claim that he was asked to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn. "I hope you can let this go", Comey wrote, quoting Trump in the document, which CNN has not viewed but which was described by the sources. "Believe me, there's no collusion", the president continued.
Mishra, who began his hunger strike Wednesday morning at his residence demanding that AAP government release details of funds of foreign travels of five of its leaders, alleged he has been receiving "death threats from global numbers". He also dared Kejriwal and Jain to undergo a lie detector test and offered to subject himself to such a test. Mishra also alleged that he had witnessed Kejriwal accepting Rs20mn from Jain.
He argued that the executive order halting travel from six majority Muslim nations doesn't say anything about religion, and neither the state of Hawaii nor an imam from that state who wants his mother-in-law to visit has standing to sue. The 9th Circuit isn't the only appeals court now evaluating Trump's executive order. He said the judges should focus on official, unequivocal statements from the White House, not the campaign trail, when evaluating its intent.
They were repulsed with tear gas, and police said one man was arrested and two more detained on suspicion of taking part in the violence. The ruling coalition has a slim majority of 153 lawmakers in the 300-seat parliament. Greece's transport network was thrown into chaos as a national general strike yesterday led to more than 150 flights being cancelled or rescheduled, while bus and ferry services ground to a halt.
The early weeks of the campaign saw the two main parties drawing clear battle lines in terms of how they define the election. A key ally of Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to make a statement saying Labour has a chance of winning the general election , just hours after he said losing 30 seats would be considered a success.
Congressional aides told Reuters the committee was still negotiating in the hopes of obtaining the requested documents. In April, the committee sent a series of requests to several former President Trump associates asking for records on any dealings with Russian Federation - a request Flynn's lawyers declined to cooperate with through counsel, sparking the subpoena.
But 81 percent of white evangelical voters cast their ballots for Trump in November, buoyed by his campaign promises to safeguard their religious liberties in a country where they often feel that their rights to express their faith - at work in the public square - have come under attack.
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommended Sen. As a former governor, Keating could also be considered a politician, but he also has Justice Department credentials, having worked as an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, US attorney and associate attorney general.
It was 90 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday and Times Square was full of people. "Right now, he is being transported to a testing facility where (officials) will test him for drugs and alcohol", Assistant Chief William Aubry said . President Donald Trump has been briefed on the incident, White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted . The commissioner said there is no indication that the incident was related to terrorism.
Enter key information such as your roll number, date of birth etc. A huge number of candidates appeared for the exam across various examination centers in Tamil Nadu. The segregated pass percentage of girls stood at 95.9 percent, way ahead of their counterparts i.e. the boys at 91.4 percent. The board conducts optional examination and senior auxiliary examinations consistently.
This is one of those stories that'll be dismissed as "FAKE NEWS!" and then, if Trump actually does re-appoint Flynn to something, the spin will change instantly to "Awesome!" The daily , citing two people familiar with the case, said Flynn told the presidential transition team's chief lawyer Don McGahn about the investigation on January 4 - weeks before assuming the highly sensitive post.
Days later, after an article in The Daily Caller revealed that the Flynn Intel Group had a contract with Inovo, a Trump campaign lawyer held a conference call with members of the Flynn Intel Group, according to one person with knowledge of the call.
When Bob Woodward told Fox on Sunday that the firing of James Comey did not reach the gravity of Watergate, he explained that he meant that we did not yet know the extent of what might be going on at the White House. Sen. But according to FiveThirtyEight's congressional tracker , McCain has voted with Trump more than 92 percent of the time . Analysts are still debating whether Trump actually obstructed justice by asking Comey to drop investigations into Flynn.
Pakistan needs to take all steps to ensure to Jadhav is not executed, pending the final decision in the current proceedings, says the ICJ. The external affairs minister of India, Sushma Swaraj hailed the global court of justice's order staying the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav.
The updated list of sanctioned American firms and individuals will be released after obtaining approval by relevant Iranian authorities. Iran denies ever seeking nuclear weapons and foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Thursday that its missile programme is part of its " absolute and legal right to build up the country's defensive capabilities ".
A man who sent his auto careening onto a Times Square sidewalk filled with pedestrians had been court-martialed out of the Navy . Police have named the suspected driver, who was arrested at the scene, as Richard Rojas from NY. Four people were critically injured but are expected to survive, officials said. The sidewalks around Times Square have been secured with more than 200 steel bollards meant to prevent accidental or criminal vehicle intrusions, said Rob Reiter, chief security ...
Keith's publicist, Elaine Schock, told CNN in an email it's the first time he's performing in Saudi Arabia and it's their understanding he will be the first non-Arabic artist to perform a show there. ally, during the Arab Spring protests; his hesitation to intervene directly in the Syria conflict; and his pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran . In Trump, many Saudis see a decisive, business-focused leader, who they say shares their goals in the region.
Flynn what the next step, if any, is", Burr told reporters on Thursday morning. Amid Justice interest, Trump formally chose Flynn as his national security adviser. Trump fired him 24 days later, and only after it became public that federal prosecutors had informed the White House not long after Trump's inauguration about Flynn's involvement with Russian Federation and suggested that he could subject to blackmail.
Almost two months of political unrest were set off by the attempt by President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government to nullify the opposition-controlled congress in late March. The eight named for sanctions include the president of the Supreme Court, Maikel Moreno, and the seven principal members of the court's Constitutional Chamber.
Within hours, the president reversed course and said that he'd seek a better deal first. Trump has voiced a preference for bilateral trade talks as the best way for the U.S.to exact a good deal from a trading partner. "Our trade agreements must be judged by whether they create jobs and grow the paychecks of hard-working Americans", she said in a statement. According to data published by the USGC, the US exported more than 1.9 million tons of DDGS and 28.57 million gallons of ethanol to ...
Labor said the government's "package of half measures" was no substitute for a royal commission. Morrison also said the government was open to acquiring a larger share or outright ownership of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme. There'll be an extra $115 million for mental health and an extra $1.4 billion for health research, including $65.9 million specifically for research into childhood cancers.
Ms Sturgeon described the UKIP chief as a "spokesperson" for the Prime Minister. 'That's weak leadership - weak and unstable'. He said: 'The bottom line is this, the people have voted - they voted to leave the European Union, to leave the single market, and Tim can cry about it all he wants'.
Thursday's match between Gothenburg and AIK was postponed after a player from the Stockholm club was reportedly "offered a considerable sum" earlier in the week if he "actively contributed" to his team losing the game, according to the Swedish Football Association.
Tony Kim was an accounting professor at Pyongyang University; he was also teaching other courses. "I was speechless, I was in shock", his wife said, speaking to CNN in an emotional interview. North Korea is known for its loud and belligerent rhetoric in the face of what it deems to be threats to its leadership, and the reference to ferreting out anyone involved in the plot could suggest not only action overseas but possible purges or crackdowns at home.
Thursday's attack comes as government forces are on the offensive against the extremists in other parts of Syria . Free Syrian Army factions now present in Geneva have chose to freeze their participation in the ongoing round of intra-Syrian talks as part of the opposition's High Negotiations Committee (HNC) delegation, criticizing the decision-making process in it, a paper obtained by Sputnik on Thursday reads.
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday afternoon defended Trump's comments during last week's meeting, which he described as " wholly appropriate ". And considering how Russian Federation and Iran have paired up to lecture Trump after his recent displays of military prowess, these valid concerns are now coming full circle.
The driver of the Honda sedan pulled onto a sidewalk and struck 23 pedestrians before the vehicle came to a stop. Witnesses said the motorist had driven a red Honda sedan against traffic and onto the sidewalk, striking pedestrians. The Fire Department confirmed one person had died and 19 people were hurt in the incident. Police cordoned off an area from 41st to 47th streets and from 6th to 8th avenues, effectively shutting down one of the busiest parts of one of the busiest cities in the ...
President Hassan Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric, defended his worldwide outreach, which included a nuclear deal with world powers that ended many sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran's atomic programme. The little-known hard-liner who is best known for presiding over the 1988 executions of thousands of political prisoners, Raisi is widely seen as the preferred candidate of - and possible successor to - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Mr McCluskey said it was hard for the party to challenge now only two years after losing an election and one year after Labour MPs attempted to replace Mr Corbyn as leader, a move he said gave the impression of a divided party in the minds of many voters.