Members of a student activist group called We Stand For staged the protest in support of "marginalised people affected by Pence's politics", according to a Facebook post urging students to join them in the walk out . One ceremony attendee Nataline Duffy, who was there to watch her son graduate, said the demonstration was 'in poor taste. In an interview with Mic on Friday, We Stand For organizer Luis Miranda pointed to Notre Dame's practice of Catholic social teaching to help ...
In a separate tweet Tuesday, Trump also said Russian officials are probably "laughing" at the United States amid continued reports about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "This takes nothing away from the importance of our trans-Atlantic ties and our alliance with the United States, but the importance we put on these ties can not mean that we abandon fundamental principles such as our commitment to fight climate change and in favor of open societies and free trade", he said.
He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. Some Democrats have called for cancelling Kushner's security clearance which he enjoys as a senior adviser to the president. 2016 presidential election. The White House is bracing for the upcoming congressional testimony of former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey .
Trump , having visited Saudi Arabia for two days, declared he saw the possibility of a new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran. Salman also pledged that the US and Saudi Arabia will advance to the "level of strengthening consultations, cooperation and coordination on all fronts".
Salman Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was also arrested in Libya . A total of eight men have been taken into custody in the U.K.in connection with the attack. An emerging portrait of the bomber remained complicated by competing assessments over whether Abedi held views that had sparked concern before the bombing.
Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Rob Quist to continue a two-decade Republican stronghold on the congressional seat. Gianforte has two weeks to enter a plea to the misdemeanor citation issued by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, according to Lambert, who said he would likely review the case before then to decide whether it should be treated as a felony offense, which would supersede the current charge.
US officials announced earlier this month that Trump had signed off on a plan "to equip Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces" in the fight to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS. In Iraq, the numerous abuse allegations are in part due to the fact the government has yet to hold a single person accountable for major rights violations in the fight against IS, said Human Rights Watch Iraq researcher Belkis Wille.
They want Iran to integrate into a new global world, a global community, that is, they want globalization. Donald Trump sparked a war of words with Iran on Monday, as the United States of America president used two speeches in Saudi Arabia and Israel to accuse Tehran of funding terrorism and fuelling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror".
For a long time , Bangladesh have been catching the attention of the cricketing fraternity with their one-off wins. India's Kedar Jadhav is geared up for the match against the arch-rivals Pakistan as the two teams begin their ICC Champions Trophy campaign on 4th June at Birmingham.
Police released a new image of the bomber Monday that showed him wheeling a blue suitcase through Manchester city center days before he carried out the attack. U.S. Africa Command reported after the attack that Abedi spent three weeks in Libya and returned to Manchester within days of the bombing. It is highly unusual for British authorities to publicly confirm the existence of internal investigations into possible security lapses, but the British home secretary, Amber Rudd, welcomed the ...
Highlighting Canada's strong political and trade ties to Europe, Trudeau said: "We will always work together and highlight the shared values that are equally important on both sides of the Atlantic, including in the United States". Having had a dinner Monday at the Schloss Meseberg retreat outside Berlin , Modi and Merkel on Tuesday lead a joint cabinet meeting grouping foreign, economy, environment and other ministers.
Cohen told ABC the House and Senate investigators want him "to provide information and testimony" about any contacts with people connected to the Russian government. Cohen is a long-time lawyer for both Trump and his business organization. Cohen has denied unconfirmed allegations in an unverified dossier about Russian Federation contacts.
Modi arrived in Berlin on Monday on the first leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe. Germany is the largest trade partner for India in the European Union (EU) and one of the leading sources of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country.
Saying he hoped Trump would go down in history as the president who brought peace to Israelis and Palestinians, Abbas said in English; "I extend my hand to you to be your partner in this noble and possible mission". Trump will be in Israel for 2 days and during that time he will meet up with Palestinian and Israeli leaders as part of his peace mission. Back in Jerusalem - Trump laid a wreath at Israel's Holocaust Memorial and delivered a pre-departure keynote address punctuated by ...
Fresh from talks with his Western counterparts at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a G7 summit in Sicily, Macron was hosting the Russian president at the sumptuous 17th Century palace of Versailles outside Paris.
President Trump tweeted several times Sunday evening, attacking the "Fake News Media" for criticizing his social media habits. Back on American soil from his first foreign trip, President Trump on Sunday held meetings that could shake up White House operations and released a flurry of Twitter posts dismissing White House leaks as "fake news ".
Kelly said that if such a line of communication was set up, the critical thing would have been for Kushner and other transition officials to understand that the information provided by the Russians might be intentionally false. This is not the first time McCain has been vocal about the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. The federal authorities are concentrating on his meeting with Kislyak and a Russian banking executive last December.
Congressional Democrats demanded to hear directly from Kushner and said the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked, The Associated Press reported . His comments were echoed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", he said on ABC's "This Week" programme.
Merkel last week said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent over". "Others", in this case, seems to be a euphemism; Merkel was clearly talking about the United States. Dr Hubert Lienhard, president and CEO of German industry body the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA), also urged Modi on resolving the agreement to enable investments.
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Germany's trade and military spending are "very bad" for the US. The departure of Michael Dubke, Mr Trump's communications director, comes as aides say the president has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow.
He holds a doctorate in community health and a master of science in immunology of infectious diseases. A former health minister from Ethiopia takes over an agency that's struggled recently to find the funding and exert the political leadership it needs to tackle the world's health problems.
Mike Stevens as the main speaker. "Memorial Day is about that blurry black and white photo where time stopped for someone in service as they paid the ultimate price for their country ". Pawtucket: The Pawtucket Veterans Council will conduct Memorial Day rites at 11:00 a.m.at the Veterans Memorial Park. He addressed US service members stationed at a naval base in Sicily as "warriors of freedom" and the "patriots who keep the fires of liberty burning".
The missile has toured about 280 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan . "We are working with our interagency partners on a more detailed assessment". North Korea's state media said on Tuesday that the country has successfully test-fired a new missile controlled by a precision guidance system under the oversight of leader Kim Jong Un .
Texas legislators in the House have just voted in favor of allowing poorer residents to pay off traffic tickets in methods other than money. " Joe Straus is the one causing the special session", Patrick said. The ball is in their court", an incensed Gonzales said while flanked by members of the Sunset commission . "But it's clear this needs to be fixed". But that measure and a similar House proposal - House Bill 2899 - have languished in the lower chamber.
Starting well before Inauguration Day, they tried to get on friendly terms with President Donald Trump , at least friendly enough not to squander a bond that took more than half a century for their nations to build. He spoke shortly after Merkel gave a two-minute speech lauding the alliance's common objective. Trump, who has routinely referred to global warming as a hoax, was the only leader from a G7 country not to sign off on enforcing guidelines agreed to in the 2015 Paris Agreement.
The disaster has left almost 2,000 homes destroyed and more than half a million people displaced, according to Al-Jazeera. The death toll in the deadly Sri Lankan floods has risen to 164, while 111 remain missing. India sent three ships carrying aid and the United States and Pakistan promised relief supplies as well, The Telegraph reported . Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who visited some of the worst affected areas over the weekend has assured immediate relief to the ...
After the law was approved by parliament in November 2016, Amnesty called on el-Sissi not to sign it due to its conflict with Egypt's constitution and global obligations. A " national authority " including army and intelligence representative will also oversee all foreign funding to Egyptian NGOs and monitor the activities of worldwide organizations.
Good Samaritans rush to the aid of an injured Dallas police officer involved in a serious crash and they're credited with possibly saving his life. The officer was then transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. Witness Lenora Jefferson toldNBC-DFW she heard "this loud crash" before seeing the officer's auto become "airborne" and plummet into "the ravine". The officer suffered a punctured lung, but he's expected to recover.
Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day in the years following the end of the Civil War, according to the History Channel . "They died in war so that we could live in peace". Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in action during World War II. Trump placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at a the annual event Monday. Kelly led the U.S.
Rosa King, a 33-year-old keeper at Hamerton Zoo, was killed by a tiger in what park officials described as a "freak accident". King's mother, Andrea, told the BBC that her daughter was dedicated to her job: "She wouldn't have done anything else".
She's also looking to French President Emmanuel Macron as an ally in strengthening the euro area. The prime minister said a global order based on democracy is the need of the hour, in an interconnected and interdependent world. "She feels there is a turning point - trans-Atlantic relations won't be the relations we've seen over the last decades", Tempel said. "We always want that the European Union should be stronger, should be more active", Modi said.
There's also a Department of Justice probe, now being overseen by special counsel and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller . Reuters and other media have has reported that Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about a planned Islamic State operation.
Police investigating the Manchester terrorist attack are looking for information on a suitcase the man was seen carrying in the days prior to the bombing . "The public should not approach the case if they see it but contact police immediately on 999". The public are being asked to contact the police immediately if they see the piece of luggage, which officers have no reason to believe contains anything unsafe but are asking people to be cautious.
Umuahia city centre, known as Isi-gate, was empty and quiet, while the shops in the area and the adjoining streets were all closed. Anti-riot policemen and men of the National Security and Civil Defence Corps were seen patrolling the streets to avert a breakdown of the law and order.
The Associated Press reported that Ambassador John Bass had explained that the bodyguards had violated us laws protecting free speech and free assembly, but the Turkish government was not thoroughly satisfied with the answer and "disagreed" with their assessment of what caused the fight.