Rouhani won almost 23 million votes, a strong improvement over his election victory in 2013, when he won 18.6 million, 50.1 percent in a six-man race. While the president's powers are curtailed by those of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who outranks him, the scale of the victory boosts his pro-reform camp.
However, now that Jared Kushner has been identified as a person of interest in the investigation, Trump may find it harder to brush it off. Congress, simultaneously with different federal agencies, is conducting several investigations to determine possible coordination between Trump's campaign and the Kremlin to interfere in the presidential election to hurt the chances of Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton.
While in Belgium, Trump will unveil a memorial to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the only time in the alliance's history that the Article 5 mutual defence pledge has been invoked. "One of the secretary general's major problems at the time was the widespread lack of enthusiasm among the worldwide staff for moving to and setting up house in Brussels ", Le Blevennec wrote for NATO's website before retiring in 2007.
The Post reports Kushner is not accused of wrongdoing and the paper has not been told he is the target of the investigation. Trump has also drawn criticism for revealing classified information to Kislyak and the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Yang Moo-Jin, a professor at Seoul's University of North Korean Studies (UNKS), told NK News . "It is actually North Korea trying to intimidate the worldwide community", Haley said, "and Russian Federation itself should be concerned because that ballistic missile test was a signal to South Korea for their new elections, it was a signal to Russian Federation in how close it got, it was a signal to Japan being in the region, and it was a signal to us".
The Foreign Ministry reportedly had originally said that attendance was optional. The unchanged, official U.S view is that the status of Jerusalem can only be decided through negotiations between the government of Israel and representatives of the Palestinian people.
He said he is asking the Justice Department and other agencies to "launch a complete review of this matter". The youngest victim was Saffie Roussos, just 8 years old. Meanwhile, on Thursday, the GMP said a British army bomb disposal team responded to reports of a suspicious package, since been deemed safe, amid heightened security following the bombing.
A 23-year-old man was arrested in the south of the city yesterday. Police also carried out a controlled explosion to reach a terraced house in Moss Side in Manchester , although no arrests were made. Wendy Fawell, a mother from Otley in West Yorkshire, was also identified on Thursday as being killed in the attack. A third son, 18-year-old Hashim, was arrested in Tripoli late last night, according to a Libyan government spokesman, Ahmed bin Salem.
He got me and I think he hit me... "This is the strangest thing that has ever happened to me in reporting on politics". And even the generally pro-Trump Fox News seemed shocked by events. A Gravis Marketing poll taken several days before the altercation showed Gainforte with a double-digit lead over Democrat Rob Quist . But at least 260,000 votes had been cast absentee before the incident occurred, and Republicans said Thursday they sensed that the altercation hadn't made much ...
South Korea's largest news organization Yonhap reported that shots were fired at a local time around 4 pm when the device flew near South Korea's Eastern Gangwon province. Its last missile test was on Sunday. The US-drafted statement was agreed on the eve of the emergency meeting requested by the United States , Japan and South Korea to discuss a course of action on North Korea .
Mr Papademos, also a former central bank chief, was appointed caretaker prime minister in November 2011 to help his country stay in the euro zone. A police officer secures the area around the vehicle of former Greek prime minister and former central bank chief Lucas Papademos following the detonation of an envelope injuring him and his driver, in Athens , Greece , May 25, 2017.
However, analysts point out that whether Trump can lead them to form a broad counter-Iranian alliance remains to be seen, since the likelihood of an Israel-Arab alliance is tightly linked to the progress made in solving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Montana's Republican senator, Steve Daines, joined Ryan in calling for the apology Thursday in a terse tweet: "Greg Gianforte needs to apologize". Montanans are heading to the polls Thursday, voting in a special election to fill the open spot for the state's single at-large House seat in the US House of Representatives.
A British official told The Associated Press on Thursday that police in Manchester have made a decision to stop sharing information about their bombing investigation with the USA until they get a guarantee that there will be no more leaks to the media.
The Israeli Ambassador to the United States couldn't contain himself after President Donald Trump implied Israel is not located in the Middle East, putting his head in his hands in disbelief at the statement . Addressing parliament, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Jerusalem's Temple Mount and Western Wall will remain under Israel's control "forever".
They're losers , and we'll have more of them. What President Trump failed to say was "two-state solution" referring to a future, independent Palestinian state. On his hopes for a settlement to the conflict, he said, "I had a meeting this morning with President Abbas and can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace".
Russian Federation investigation: Lawyer says son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner willing to cooperate
These are the examples known so far, but other instances of White House pressure or meddling in the investigations may well come to light: As the Post also reported this week with its scoop on Coats and Rogers, Trump White House officials "sounded out" with other "top intelligence officials" the possibility of intervening directly with Comey to encourage the FBI to drop the investigation into Flynn.
Trump son-in-law Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russian Federation probe: media reports
Meanwhile, The New York Times reported that USA intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Trump through his campaign advisers. Flynn similarly said he would not provide information to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which also plans to issue subpoenas to gain access to it.
Like a third of eligible voters in Montana, advertising executive Cailley Tonn of Bozeman had already mailed in her absentee ballot when the melee occurred at Gianforte's campaign headquarters. However, the race was jolted on Wednesday when a political correspondent for the US edition of the Guardian newspaper said in a Twitter post that Gianforte had " body slammed " him in a confrontation at a campaign event in Bozeman in which the reporter's eyeglasses were broken.
After leading a moment of silence at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels for victims of Monday night's bombing, Trump said that attacks will continue unless steps are taken to counter terrorism strikes. economic sanctions on Russia . A NATO spokeswoman said that during the summit meeting the leaders supported the NATO Secretary-General Jens StoltenbergÂ´s proposal, stressing that the organization is to be integrated the military coalition against the ...
British police believe Abedi withdrew 250 British pounds ($430) from an ATM before he went shopping in the centre around 7:00pm (local time ), according to Sky. British officials hadn't, for example, released the name of the bomber until it surfaced in the United States media based on leaks from USA officials briefed by their British counterparts.
Police on Wednesday made four more arrests in south Manchester over the attack, bringing to five the total number in custody over Monday's attack. Rudd said she was not surprised "at all" that IS would have claimed the attack, but that she could not confirm any link. We have also spoken to all of the families and all of those who are now lying injured in hospital and are doing all we can to support them.
Ending in English after delivering the bulk of his remarks in Arabic, Abbas said he hoped his guest "will go in history, the President Donald Trump , who was the American president who achieved peace between the Palestinians and Israelis".
The Pope gave Trump a copy of his encyclical on climate change (widely described as a "politically loaded gift')He also gave Trump this..." Pope Francis smiled faintly as he greeted Mr Trump outside the study and was not as outgoing as he sometimes is with visiting heads of state.
To his supporters on Saturday, he said he would remain committed to his promises. "Not everyone who voted for Rouhani thought his record was excellent, but the majority decided his competitor would be even worse", said Izadi. Rouhani's allies say he still has the wherewithal to deliver progress. That includes Rouhani openly criticizing hard-liners and Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard, a paramilitary force now involved in the war in Syria and the fight against Islamic State militants in ...
He also met some of the 1,600 French soldiers stationed there, on the largest French military base outside of France. "Overall, positive developments from Greece, lots of work done tonight, I think we are very close to that agreement, but tonight we are unable to close a possible gap between what could be done and what some of us expected should be done or could be done", Dijsselbloem said.
On Tuesday, May 23, violence between government forces and militant Islamic fighters broke out after a home raid in Marawi City of a leader of the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, Isnilon Hapilon , was allegedly botched. He said about 30 to 40 militants are hiding in some establishments and using the community or residents as shields to avoid the troops. At least one of those smaller groups, the Maute, was involved in the Marawi siege.
Home Minister Amber Rudd , who was reportedly " irritated " by the USA leaks, which could have compromised the investigation. A vivid blue flash of the rucksack's inner lining matches crime scene pictures published by the New York Times .
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to raise the issue with President Donald Trump at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels . Upon her arrival in Brussels, May said the U.S. "Those relationships enable us to collaborate and share privileged and sensitive information that allows us to defeat terrorism and protect the public at home and overseas".
Fourth, he also said , "This city, like no other place in the world, reveals the longing of the human heart - to know and worship God". President Donald Trump's recent trip to Israel was marked not only by his oddly casual note in the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum's guestbook, but by his willingness to promise peace in the Middle East without offering any specifics.
US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Moscow tried to tilt the November presidential election campaign in Republican Donald Trump's favor, including by hacking into and leaking the emails of senior Democrats. election. The threat stemmed from a claim Trump made in a May 9 letter firing FBI Director Comey that he was informed by Comey "on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation".
Roger resigned from his position last July following a series of sexual harassment allegations against him. Other women at Fox News , including former host Megyn Kelly , have said that Ailes sexually harassed them during his tenure at the cable news channel.
Philippine authorities said ending violence on the island was hard as Islamic militants were hiding in residential buildings, had planted improvised bombs in the streets and had taken several hostages. Duterte has repeatedly warned that the Islamic State would eventually attempt to establish itself as a force in the Philippines, particularly as its influence in Syria and Iraq waned.
According to reports, Trump is expected to have bilateral talks with Netanyahu and Palestine President Mahmud Abbas amid tight security. The White House-driven effort is a sharp shift from the practice of USA previous administrations that typically gave secretaries of state those reins.
As Jacobs meant to record Gianforte's answer to his health care questions, he recorded the entire incident. But Alicia Acuna, a reporter from the usually conservative Fox News, was an eyewitness. Gianforte's campaign accused Jacobs of "badgering". Her husband, Terry, chimed in that he believed Gianforte was "set up". Republicans were frustrated they had to swoop in to prop up an underperforming Gianforte despite his ability to self-fund.