Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in two weeks. "The Committee looks forward to receiving testimony from the former Director on his role in the development of the Intelligence Community Assessment on Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections, and I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media", Burr said.
The US official reportedly said Israel did not have jurisdiction in the area and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not welcome to accompany Trump there. In an unusual move, he also released some of the minutes of a meeting he had with Trump in Washington in February, showing that he had pressed the new president to move the embassy.
Clarke's claim to have been appointed to a role at the Department of Homeland Security, led by retired general John Kelly, has not been confirmed. According to the school's website, longer passages that are quoted must be "presented as indented text".
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One upon arrival at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on May 20, 2017. The two leaders exchanged pleasantries and Trump said it was "a great honor" to be there. A Sunday meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi underscored the kinship, with Trump saluting his counterpart on the April release of Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi, who had been detained in the country for almost three years.
The attack comes at a time when the U.S. presence in Syria is becoming more visible, mostly in northern parts of the country, where American troops are backing Kurdish-led forces fighting Islamic State (Isis). "This brazen attack by the so-called worldwide coalition exposes the falseness of its claims to be fighting terrorism". "The Syrian Arab Army is fighting terrorism on its territory, and no party has the right to determine the course of its operations", the source said.
Rouhani's opponent Raisi, a protege of Khamenei, had united the conservative faction and been tipped as a potential successor for the 77-year-old supreme leader who has been in power since 1989. He took an apparent dig at regional rival Saudi Arabia, which is now hosting US President Donald Trump. Rouhani's reinvention as an ardent reformist on the campaign trail helped stir the passion of young, urban voters yearning for change.
North Korea says the missile can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. This latest North Korea test now increases the pressure on Trump to toughen the conciliatory course he's taken with China over Pyongyang, said Klingner, a former deputy division chief for Korea at the Central Intelligence Agency.
At the launch, Mr Corbyn said "clearly we are not going to freeze benefits" and the party later insisted that commitment was covered by its pledge of an extra £2bn for universal credit. Unveiling the Conservative manifesto on Thursday Mrs May also said elderly people with assets of £100,000 or less will be offered protection from the cost of social care, a dramatic increase from the current £23,250 level in England.
The implicit hope of the Obama administration in signing the nuclear deal was that by the time the 15-year restrictions were lifted reformers would prevail and Iran would be a more normal global actor. Many wore ribbons of Rouhani's color purple as well as green in support of the opposition leaders under house arrest. Hashemitaba was among the first to predict an outright win for Rouhani as he offered his congratulations Saturday morning.
No injuries were reported . The airline said its plane landed safely at 11:35 a.m. Hawaii time. The official told The Associated Press the man had "tried to breach the cockpit door" and was taken into custody in Honolulu by federal agents when the plane landed.
The usually affable Horgan led an aggressive campaign to bring his party's seats within two of the Liberals, showing he is not above getting dirty in the political trenches to secure victory. Despite now holding the balance of power, Weaver is holding his cards close to his chest. "Mr. Horgan has said he would use all of the tools at his disposal but hasn't been very specific about what those are", she said.
Japan strongly protested to North Korea about the launch as Tokyo can not tolerate its repeated acts of provocation, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference. His remarks come after US President Donald Trump this week South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try and resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement.
Police said they were also investigating an arson attack in another nearby Palestinian village that appeared to have been carried out by Jewish settlers. "We've sent thousands of letters to humanitarian organizations, including the ICRC, requesting their intercession on behalf of the hunger strikers", Nashat al-Wahidi, a spokesman for the Prisoners and Detainees' Committee (led by Palestinian political movement Fatah), said.
The protesters pelted his auto with stones, and the Israeli man opened fire, killing one Palestinian and wounding an Associated Press photographer who was covering the unrest. According to reports, around 7,000 Palestinian, including 57 women and 300 children, are now jailed in Israeli prisons. Elsewhere in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, Israeli forces disguised as Palestinian protesters kidnapped six young Palestinian men after infiltrating a crowd of protesters.
North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, claiming it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach. Should the North want talks with the U.S., Tillerson said that Pyongyang should refrain from conducting nuclear or missile tests for a certain period of time so as to create the right atmosphere for talks, the official said.
The governor's office said at least two people were killed and three more were wounded, with at least three attackers also killed by security forces. The Taliban did not immediately claim responsibility but they have stepped up their attacks since announcing their spring offensive last month.
Trump is on his first foreign visit since taking office. "He's done a fantastic job in a very hard situation", Trump said at the time, referring to Sisi, who led a coup three years ago to depose Egypt's first freely elected president and faces criticism over alleged human rights abuses.
Trump. She says that in this context, Trump's meetings with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia this weekend are "very important". Israelis will closely watch the signals Trump sends during his two-day visit, which will include a tour of the Holocaust memorial at Yad Vashem, a speech at the Israel Museum and the first visit by a sitting US president to the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.
Certainly Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' visit to the White House earlier this month appeared to be more successful and productive than anyone expected, including the Palestinians themselves. Erekat, however, warned against relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem . US presidential trips are an opportunity to project power and burnish statesmanship.
Following the incident with the 15-year-old girl, Weiner said, "I came to grips for the first time with the depths of my sickness" and started mental health treatment. In October, days before the election, then FBI director James Comey stunned the country by announcing that his agency was reopening its closed investigation into Mrs Clinton's handling of State Department business on a private email server so it could analyse the newly discovered correspondence.
At least one bus carrying families of civilians and some fighters left the Al-Waer district earlier, and dozens more were expected to follow, bringing some 2,500 people out of the neighbourhood long besieged by government forces and their allies.
The New York Times reported Trump called Comey a "nut job" in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week. Deals signed in Saudi Arabia will lead to "hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs", Trump enthused .
They are not circus performers. A man dives in nearly immediately to retrieve the girl, who doesn't appear to be injured. A man, presumably a relative, jumps straight into the water after her and rescues her immediately. "They were pretty shaken up", he said. "Her family were just in shock". In an instance of seemingly cuddly animals that attack, a girl was dragged into the water by a sea lion in British Columbia on Saturday, moments after the people around her fawned over how adorable ...
There's every reason to continue pursuing sanctions and diplomacy, but we should not premise our policy on the expectation that such efforts are going to succeed in persuading North Korea to change course. Kim said the North would not abide by United Nations resolutions, which "lost their legitimacy, legality and impartiality", until the worldwide community recognizes its right to "self-defensive measures" and the USA ends its "provocative maneuvers".
The committee's ranking Democrat, Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, said " Director Comey served his country with honor for many years, and he deserves an opportunity to tell his story ", in a joint statement with Burr. The White House repeated its assertion that a "thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity".
Supporters of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flash the victory sign from their auto outside a polling station for the presidential and municipal councils election, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, May 19, 2017. Interior Minister Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli said Raisi received 38.5%, or 15.7m votes - not enough to take the election to a second round. Millions of Iranians voted late into the night Friday to decide whether incumbent President Hassan Rouha.
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), the vice chairman and ranking Democrat on the committee, said the ex-FBI head "deserves an opportunity to tell his story". We've reached out to the White House for comment, and will update if they respond. But lawmakers at both congressional sessions expressed frustration that Rosenstein would say little in answer to their questions about his actions - or others' - before Comey's firing.
Journalists and photographers hold up pictures of journalist Javier Valdez during a demonstration against his killing and for other journalists who were killed in Mexico, at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico May 16, 2017.
The 49-year-old actress stepped out at the premiere with co-stars Elle Fanning and Alex Sharp during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival at on Sunday (May 21) in Cannes, France. It's been simply too long since we've seen a John Cameron Mitchell film. Fanning plays the Sex Pistols-inflicted extraterrestrial with whom a shy 1970s London teenager ( Alex Sharp ) falls in love.
Those interactions included a dinner in which associates of Mr. Comey say Mr. Trump asked him to pledge his loyalty and a meeting in the Oval Office at which Mr. US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly briefed senators on Mueller's appointment on Thursday, but refused to give a public statement .
He drew 66 percent support in the run-off Sunday, against 34 percent for Le Pen. The abstention rate was 25.44 percent compared with a rate of 22.23 percent during the first round of the election on April 23. A former investment banker, Macron served as top adviser on economic issues to outgoing President Francois Hollande between 2012 and 2014. If Macron's party performs poorly, he could also be forced to form a coalition, a common occurrence in many European countries but something very ...
His firing of Comey and the appointment of a special counsel to investigate his campaign's ties to Russian Federation a year ago have triggered a stream of bad headlines . Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner called the president of Lockheed Martin , a major supplier of USA military equipment, for a lower price for the radar system as part of the deal, according to The New York Times .
Still, Trump has been welcomed warmly in Saudi Arabia, where he and first lady Melania Trump were given an extravagant reception by King Salman and the rest of the Saudi royal family. Soon after, Trump tweeted for the first time on worldwide soil as president. Calling it an affront to her hosts, Trump had said "we have enough enemies".
Trump said the next day, according to a document summarizing the meeting shared with the Times by a US government official. With the social media responses to Donald Trump's assertions that "no politician in history. The Justice Department today issued the text of Rosenstein's opening remarks for the briefings on Capitol Hill. "Believe me, there's no collusion", the president continued.
In a report by the rebel-controlled Saba news agency, Houthis claimed they had fired a "Burkan 2 ballistic missile" toward Riyadh Friday night. What began as a largely domestic conflict has morphed into a regional power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran, with neither side appearing prepared to lay down their arms.