As Flynn notified the Senate committee, members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI Director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the US election.
President Donald Trump delivered this speech to the Muslim world during his second day in Saudi Arabia , home to some of Islam's holiest locations. Drive them out of your communities". The speech, held in a gilded hall bedecked with chandeliers, is part of an effort by the Trump administration to reset its relationship with the Islamic world after frequently attacking Muslims during the United States election campaign.
The United Nations Security Council has called another emergency session to address North Korea's latest ballistic missile test. State-run KCNA news service said Kim ordered Sunday's test launch from an observation post and "expressed his great satisfaction " with the results.
Earlier Monday Flynn said that he was pleading his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee in their investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.
Absentee ballots - about 160,000 - aren't counted and included in the results until May 24. That's because the Liberals looked "like a bunch of jerks" when, in 2001, they refused to grant official party status to the New Democrats after an electoral landslide that saw the party win only two seats and the Liberals 77.
He did not way in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. What a heritage, what heritage. Some of the most influential members of the Israeli government believe the land is a Jewish possession, given by God.
Assange had skipped bail in London to avoid being returned to Sweden, saying that American officials made up the rape case in an attempt to have him extradited to the U.S. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this . Swedish prosecutors made clear that the charges were not dropped because of a lack of probably cause or evidence, but rather because extraditing Assange to Sweden was proving to be impossible, the New York Times reports .
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday dismissed President Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia as a "theatrical gathering" that would not help combat terrorism . The Yomiuri ShimbunIt can be said that Iranian voters have placed their trust in a policy of pulling the country out of global isolation and promoting economic reconstruction.
Asked by the judge for her occupation, Ms Park, 65, replied: "I don't have an occupation". The two, who are being reunited for the first time since the scandal erupted in public in late October, did not acknowledge each other or exchange words as they entered the courtroom.
A concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande was the target of a suicide bomber , who has killed 22 people and badly injured at least 59 more. The first victim was named by British media as Georgina Callander , 18, from Tarleton in Lancashire, northern England.
Both he and Trump wore black kippahs as a mark of respect. "What's happened with Iran has brought numerous parts of the Middle East toward Israel", Trump said in public remarks at a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Mahmoud Abbas stated that he hopes Israel will comply with the fair demands of human rights that several hundreds of Palestinian hunger strikers seek.
He is looking for a path forward as a result of meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas - or at least an appearance of progress. Netanyahu, in his remarks, did not mention the word "Palestinians", but spoke of advancing "peace in our region" with Arab partners helping to deliver it.
Trump's requests to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers came after then-FBI Director James Comey publicly revealed before the House intelligence committee on March 20 that the FBI had an investigation into collusion to influence the 2016 election.
Several candidates knocked out in the first round of votes publicly endorsed Macron , as did French President François Hollande. Sunday's results mark a meteoric rise for Macron , who at 39 will become France's youngest-ever president.
IN heating and cooling company Carrier is eliminating more than 600 jobs from its Indianapolis facility, despite promises made as part of a deal with President Donald Trump to keep the positions in the U.S. "No", said Greg Hayes , CEO of Carrier's corporate owner United Technologies. "Is it as cheap as moving to Mexico with lower cost labor?" Many more of the Carrier jobs that are staying in the United States are going to be gone in the future because more factories are moving towards ...
MacArthur is a friend and colleague and remains "a valued member of the group", Dent said , adding he has nothing else to say about the matter. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, a group dedicated to getting party members elected and reelected, said MacArthur showed "a disturbing lack of regard for the families of his district" and called him "a right-wing ideologue".
Winning an election in a country deeply split following the impeachment of former president Park Geun-hye over an extensive corruption scandal, Moon Jae-in, a former human rights lawyer, needed only 40 percent of votes to defeat other conservative candidates in the election on Tuesday.
Police this morning confirmed that the bomber had died in the attack which happened towards the end of an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. Trump is now in the Middle East as part of his first foreign trip as president. He says "that would be an fantastic accomplishment". "The people of Israel applaud you for it", said Prime Minister Netanyahu .
He also said that China wanted to deal with disputes "appropriately" on the basis of trust and understanding. The White House said the two agreed to continue to strengthen the alliance between their countries. "I will also go to Beijing and Tokyo and even Pyongyang in the right circumstances". US officials have expressed concern that Moon's advocacy of engagement with North Korea could undercut USA efforts to increase pressure through further isolation and sanctions .
Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE's ambassador to the USA, said the financial pledge from his country reflects "our commitment to empowering women in our region and builds on the progress we have made in our country, where women play a role in every segment of society".
Hundreds of people are desperately searching for loved ones in the aftermath of the terror attack at Manchester Arena which left 22 dead and at least 59 injured . Tracey Crolla said: "Thinking of all the Atkinsons at this very sad time John Atkinson you turned into an fantastic young man so kind and thoughtful you will be missed by everyone x x".
This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington . I will go to Beijing and I will go to Tokyo. Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in a decade, assumed presidential duties after the National Election Commission finished counting Tuesday's votes and declared him victor.
He looked comfortable trading pleasantries and sipping coffee with King Salman, the aging scion of the country's founding ruler, King Abdulaziz Ibn Saud. "Our partnerships will advance security through stability, not through radical disruption". "And, wherever possible, we will seek gradual reforms - not sudden intervention".
Trump will make five stops in four countries during his eight-day trip. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray. The city is marking 50 years since its reunification in the 1967 Six Day War this week. "Every challenge creates opportunity", Rivlin responded. In an exchange captured by a live microphone, Sara told the Trumps how much she loves Melania, saying she speaks highly of her everywhere.
Witnesses said the blast scattered bolts and other bits of metal, apparently meant to maximize injuries and deaths. Witnesses reported being near the arena's ticket machines and merchandise stores, as chaos ensued inside the concert hall.
It was unclear where discussions between the companies stand and there may not be any deal, sources familiar with the matter told the newspaper. Shares of Bunge , which bases its North American operations in St. "We have looked in the USA, it's no secret". Bunge did not respond to multiple requests for comment. Bunge , based in White Plains, New York, has a market value of about $11.3 billion.
Pep Guardiola's wife and two daughters escaped unharmed from the suicide bomb attack in Manchester on Monday night. "I didn't even get his name but he didn't run away from it, he ran into it to help us". In a statement , the head teacher of the Tarleton Community Primary School that she attended in the village of Tarleton, Lancashire, described her as "simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of the word".
The council statement, similar to previous condemnations, said North Korea's "illegal ballistic missile activities are significantly contributing to its development of nuclear weapons delivery systems and are greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond".
Fiji's ambassador for climate change , Nazhat Shameem Khan, added to calls by nations including China and India as well as the European Union for Washington to remain in the Paris Agreement rather than pull out. But despite so much commitment, the air of uncertainty continues to loom heavy over all climate talks as President Trump mulls over his "big decision".
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, on the back of U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to sell off half the country's huge oil stockpile. The White House wants to raise $16.5billion by selling around half of America's Strategic Petroleum Reserve, showed the budget which still needs to gain approval from Congress.
Abbas had carved out time in his brief remarks with Trump 'to condemn the frightful terrorist attack that occurred in the British city of Manchester, leaving tens of casualties of innocent people'. "President Trump, working with you, I believe we can advance a global peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors as well as the Palestinians", Netanyahu said.
Cummings cited a previously undisclosed March 14, 2016, Report of Investigation showing Flynn "told security clearance investigators that he was paid by "U.S. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the committee's chairman, said they are "disappointed" in Gen. Michael Flynn's decision to invoke the Fifth Amendment in relation to the investigation of collusion between Russian Federation and members of the Trump White House .
The Trump administration today notified the Congress that it intends to begin renegotiating the North America Free Trade Agreement by August, making good on a campaign promise that was widely popular among voters. In March, the administration circulated an eight-page draft letter on NAFTA that disappointed critics by appearing to keep much of the existing trade agreement in place.
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walk during welcome ceremony in Tel Aviv, Monday, May 22,2017. President Donald Trump said his administration "will always stand with Israel " but said the Palestinians are "ready to reach for peace".
Last week, the Washington Post reported that Mr. Trump had divulged classified material to Russia during his meeting with the the Russian foreign minister and envoy. An Israeli official told AFP news agency that Mr Trump had requested "confidence-building measures" ahead of the talks with Mr Abbas. Trump earlier Monday also appeared to split the difference: He visited the Western Wall in the Old City - in the city's eastern sector, captured by Israel in 1967 - accompanied by Israeli ...