Jury selection specialist Howard Varinsky, who worked on the Scott Peterson and Timothy McVeigh cases, said the judge would be likely to dismiss jurors who said yes to that question; and said defense lawyers would likely favor black jurors who might question the veracity of reports from police officers and older jurors who may see Cosby's alleged victim as an adulteress.
But the FBI responded on Thursday, a day after Chaffetz's 24-hour deadline, and said the bureau can not provide the memos until it consults with Robert Mueller , the special counsel now overseeing the investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
After the speech and some tense run-ins with his peers, Trump and the other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders gathered for a photo op on stage, while leaders mingled and chatted with one another. The long day of gruff Brussels meetings was a contrast from his friendlier Middle East encounters, where Mr Trump embraced the authoritarian Saudi monarchy and said he had been wowed by Saudi King Salman's wisdom.
FBI investigators have a simple reason for believing Jared Kushner can help them determine whether President Trump's campaign helped Russia influence the presidential election: Kushner met with senior Russians during the campaign. The White House did not respond to a request for comment. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is now leading the probe as a special counsel. Lewandowski, who has been seen in the White House recently, could join the administration as early as next week, a source ...
The Minya bus attack came after almost a month of a deadly two suicide bombings that targeted two churches in Egypt's cities of Tanta and Alexandria, these attacks led to the death of almost 46 people. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, the fourth to target Christians since December, but it bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.
The G7 leaders delivered a common declaration, vowing to increase their efforts in tackling extremism, and to strengthen their cooperation in several sectors of counter terrorism . " We are going to continue to fight for what we believe is right, which is free, open and fair trade, which the president has been very clear on what that means ", Cohn said.
Trump's son-in-law under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny for probable contacts with Russian Federation
Former CIA Director John McLaughlin late Friday urged investigators to get to the bottom of the reports on Kushner-Kislyak contacts. Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is the only current White House official known to be considered a key figure in the probe, which is targeting other members of Trump's campaign team.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in a stronger position after his re-election to push through plans for wooing foreign investors the country needs to boost oil production, according to analysts at Cornerstone Global Associates and SVB Energy.
The al-Aqsa Mosque compound in east Jerusalem , which was taken by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move not recognised internationally, has always been a flashpoint in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
It has to bother Donald Trump that his hands-and not some other, more centrally loathsome part of his anatomy-have become his most-discussed body part since he began his presidency back in January. The ambassador had previously sent a memo to the French president with a list of tips and strategies for his first impression with Trump. Trump appears to push aside Montenegro PM at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation photocallTrump's distinctive handshake has been the source of much mirth on ...
While OPEC's move Thursday had been expected, some oil market investors had hoped producers would agree to longer or deeper cuts to drain a global glut of crude supplies. CFTC data showed that in the week ahead of the OPEC meeting, hedge funds raised bullish bets on US crude for the first time in five weeks. Hamid stated that only decisive action from OPEC will boost prices from current levels, which is constantly facing the challenges of increasing USA shale output.
Manchester United's win against Ajax on Wednesday night meant they have now won more major trophies than any other English club as they edged arch rivals Liverpool in the process. It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France worldwide and the team.
Authorities raided the houses on Java island of two men suspected of being the bombers who unleashed carnage outside the busy terminal late Wednesday, sending huge clouds of black smoke into the sky and people fleeing in panic. The attack is believed to have been targeted at the police, making it the latest terror attack to have targeted the police in recent years. National Police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said police officers had been providing security for a torch parade to celebrate the ...
The coalition said "apparent" Russian attempts to stop pro-Assad forces from moving toward Tanf had failed. The US-led coalition said the pro-regime forces consisted of Syrian and Iranian-backed militias and " posed a threat to US and partner forces".
Addressing a news conference at CPI office in Imphal, state secretary Dr M Nara Singh said that " Narendra Modi led NDA government represents corporate capital, worst right wing ideology and brutal communal and casteist forces". The Prime Minister also launched a SAMPADA scheme for value addition of agricultural products and said the government has earmarked Rs 6,000 crore for the scheme's working in various parts of the country.
U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in the Middle East, said Thursday the investigation determined that Islamic State fighters had placed "large amounts" of explosives in a building that housed civilians and then began attacking Iraqi forces from that building.
And on the Tibetan side of the mountain, a 54-year-old Australian climber , Francesco Enrico Marchetti , died after suffering altitude sickness, according to a report in the Himalayan Times newspaper. In 2015, Amrita Yearwood described the anguished wait for word of her then-husband's fate after an quake shook Everest while he and dozens of other people were attempting to climb the mountain.
Trucks wait in a long queue for border customs control to cross into the U.S.at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on February 2, 2017. Mexican foreign minister Luis Videgaray, speaking at a news conference with secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Washington , said the trade pact needed to be updated after almost 25 years.
It was a great combination and I am blessed to have the opportunity and enjoy the ride. That decision proved lucrative for Brown, by receiving the services of the jockey whom will be enshrined in the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in August in Saratoga later this summer.
The Wall Street Journal reports that some Senate Republicans are pushing for even deeper cuts to Medicaid than their counterparts in the House passed as part of their Obamacare repeal plan. What would this mean for Texas? Currently, 20 Senate Republicans represent states within the 31 that chose to expand Medicaid under the ACA. The measure also would cut nearly $ 840 billion from Medicaid , the federal-state health care program for the poor, disabled and elderly.
While all the talk this season has been about Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil heading into the final 12 months of their contracts, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's own contract situation has flown somewhat under the radar. With the minutes winding down and extra time looking likely, Chelsea strike, and what a strike it is too - a Willian special from 25 yards, that leaves Ospina with no chance and ends Arsenal's dream of finishing the season with a trophy.
The late-night host highlighted the difference in Pope Francis's demeanour when he's with other world leaders compared with his sullen face standing beside Trump. "There are no hard and fast rules". Later in the morning, Trump, 70, will call on Italy's president and prime minister while Melania visits a children's hospital and Ivanka discusses migrant issues with members of the St Egidio religious community.
The White House's decision to go slow on making a decision about his commitment to the 2015 climate change agreement - something Mr Trump said he would withdraw from when he was campaigning - led the other leaders to mount their campaign of persuasion.
During France's campaign, Trump spoke favorably about only one candidate, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front . The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart recounted an anecdote earlier today , in which he and another, unnamed person warned France's ambassador to the United States , Gérard Araud , about Trump's beloved pump-and-pull during a party earlier this week.
The Blues last won the competition in 2012, and they will no doubt want to get one of their London counterparts, who have lifted the "famous old trophy" twice in the last three seasons. "To see the job he was doing during the training session". To make matters even worse, Wenger looks like he will not have the services of Kieran Gibbs either, with the left-back struggling with a thigh injury.
His pending review of US climate policies and decision not to make up his mind before Taormina has braced environmentalists for the possibility of bland language that says little after years of increasingly stronger commitments to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and emissions of in greenhouse gases under the Paris Agreement.
The Himalayan Times reported that two of the dead were foreigners and rescuers believed they had suffocated. "We don't have the details of who they are or how they died yet", said Mingma Sherpa, head of Seven Summit Treks, a Kathmandu-based agency that runs expeditions and rescue operations on the mountain.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Britain after "this cynical, inhuman crime". The Foreign Affairs Department said Australians anxious about friends or family in Manchester should first try to contact them directly, but if unsuccessful, a 24-hour hotline is available.
On Thursday, an European Union source said Trump had said he was anxious Americans may lose jobs as a result of Britain leaving the EU. In a sign of growing frustration felt by EU leaders, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, speaking after meeting Trump in Brussels , defended European defense spending saying "Europe is taking on greater responsibility on defense".
The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. Trump has described himself as "a germ freak" and called handshakes "barbaric". Instead, he returned to a grievance about Europe's drop in defense spending since the end of the Cold War and failed to publicly commit to NATO's founding Article V rule which stipulates that an attack on one ally is an attack against all.
Callimachi's sources told her he went to Turkey. That was a change from previous thinking that a bomb-maker might be at large. The suspect made the bomb himself, learning how to make explosives while researching extremist materials on the internet, according to suspect's brother.
A jubilant leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that North Korean weapons could strike the US mainland and Pacific holdings. Hong said South Korea had not yet received official word from Washington on whether it should pay for an anti-missile U.S. radar system that has been deployed outside Seoul .
Zimmer Limited Partnership has invested 3.02% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). First Bank & Trust now owns 4,739 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 408 shares during the last quarter. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. The stock has "Buy" rating by Tudor Pickering on Friday, August 14. The company was reinitiated on Friday, April 1 by Piper Jaffray.
He said that his son visited Libya a month and a half ago and was planning to return to Libya to spend the holy month of Ramadan with the family. The Daesh terror organization has reportedly claimed responsibility for the terror attack . His father, said to be an outspoken supporter of Al Qaeda, has also been charged. "One of the things that public will see potentially, depending on obviously where they live, is that through Operation Temperer this now allows the police to access support ...
At the same time , the White House sent mixed signals regarding the Trump administration's official policy on the conflict, seemingly acknowledging the existence of " Palestine " while simultaneously recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem .