Critics believe Comey , along with advisors like Paul Manafort and Roger Stone planted seeds that helped Trump get into the White House . FBI Director James Comey announces in May that the bureau will open an investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server for both her personal and government correspondence while secretary of state between 2009 and 2013.
Palestinian officials have repeatedly said that they want the resolution of the decades-long conflict with Israel based on the so-called two-state solution along pre-1967 boundaries. While the U.S. does not officially recognize Israeli sovereignty in the parts of Jerusalem that Israel liberated in 1967, White House participation in the event could be viewed as tacit acknowledgment of Israel's position regarding Jerusalem .
Most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children. "It's not clear what the target was, but as is often the case, many civilians were injured by the blast". There are about 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan - a majority of them are involved in training and advising Afghan troops. Both groups have been behind recent attacks in the country.
At least 11 American contractors working for the USA embassy are among the injured, according to a US official. NATO's US -led Resolute Support military mission said the attack "demonstrates a complete disregard for civilians and reveals the barbaric nature of the enemy faced by the Afghan people".
Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load on Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, who had also been handling the duties of communications director during Trump's first month in office. His last day has not yet been determined. In March the White House disclosed that the two had met, but the Post's sources say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken an interest in what was discussed.
Some parents rushed to the school as news of the blast spread, causing more panic and hampering the rescue and relief efforts, officials said. The explosives were hidden in a tanker truck used to clean out septic systems, said Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the interior minister.
Doing business in China remains hard for many European companies and most are still being treated unfairly, a lobby group said Wednesday, undermining Beijing's claims that it welcomes foreign investment. Still the European Union remains cautious about the direction of its second-largest trading partner, concerned by its militarisation of islands in the South China Sea and a turn towards authoritarianism under Xi.
British Prime Minister Theresa May had said that the country's threat level from terrorism had been reduced from its top level of " critical ", which indicates an attack is imminent. "I wouldn't go that far but I can say they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again", Rudd said when asked about that.
On the other side, the liberal media keeps following with inspiration the newly elected President of France Emmanuel Macron , coining even a new term "Macronmania" to describe the positive reactions to Emmanuel Macron's and his smooth performance on the world stage in first weeks in office.
Politico quoted Dubke as saying that Trump accepted it immediately, and he offered to stay until the end of Trump's foreign trip. On his return from a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, the United States president tweeted: 'It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media'.
A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. France, India, Turkey, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Bulgaria similarly reported damage to their embassies, including shattered windows, as the blast drew an avalanche of worldwide condemnation.
Baker and Scott describe themselves as "the Republican Governors of states that have taken a leadership role in combating climate change ". President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , two senior U.S.
Malcolm Nance, a career USA intelligence officer and author of "Defeating ISIS: Who They Are, How They Fight, What They Believe", said the attack had "all the hallmarks of ISIS, including the use of a massive truck bomb". "In this powerful attack 90 people have been killed and 400 wounded, including many women and children", said the government's media centre, with health officials warning the toll could climb further.
China Labour Watch had previously claimed its investigation into conditions at Huajian had been closed down by local police and the three activists placed under investigation. In January, Liu Shiyuan, then spokesman for the Huajian Group, told AP the company makes 10,000 to 20,000 pairs of shoes a year for Ivanka Trump's brand - a fraction of the 20 million pairs the company produces a year.
The Paris Climate Agreement is a pact between 195 nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with the goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels . A shift away from coal to cleaner-burning and cheaper natural gas in recent years has cut US carbon emissions to near 30-year lows, according to the US Energy Information Administration .
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres bluntly warned world leaders that the impact of climate change could affect food production, water security and weather patterns "from Canada to India ", amid threats by US President Donald Trump that he may pull out of the landmark Paris deal.
Already, the United States employs more people in solar energy (nearly 374,000) than in coal (a little over 160,000), according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The Sierra Club said a US withdrawal from the Paris deal would be a "historic mistake". Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement is a major step back for America's global leadership in sustainable design.
Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the Trump administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job yet. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added, along with crisis communication experts, to help the White House in the weeks ahead.
Chief prosecutor Marianne Ny speaks during a press conference in Stockholm on Friday May 19, 2017 . The embattled founder of document-spilling site WikiLeaks has been living in Ecuador's embassy in London since 2012 in a bid to avoid prosecution on those allegations and to shield himself from a potential United States espionage prosecution.
Several times, BBC presenter Mishal Hussein, who was chairing the debate, struggled to be heard above the squabbling among the politicians taking part. "Now will Theresa May crawl out from where's she's hiding to debate?" Mr Corbyn's mention of a foodbank also produced clapping and cheers from the audience.
All flights from Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport were cancelled from Tuesday morning to this afternoon. "When the storm came we rushed to local schools to take shelter", he said. "Most of the temporary houses in the camps have been flattened", he said. He said that the administration had moved 475,669 people in the coastal district to 11,820 cyclone shelters on Monday after the storm turned into a severe cyclone.
The European Union and China indicated they would press ahead with the deal, regardless of United States participation. Bodansky noted, however, that Washington did not try to obstruct other nations' work on the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which obliged rich nations to cut emissions, after President George W.
Her brother Mboneni Yende told News24 on Tuesday that the family was not coping with the death and was disappointed with the manner in which Eskom handled the situation. "We can't be a country that is counting the bodies of our women", Lesufi said. "The sad part is that on Thursday we went there‚ there were three workers that were inside the station working".
Goldman Sachs defended its action, saying it bought the bonds - issued in 2014 by state-run oil company PDVSA - with the hope that life in Venezuela will improve. It said it "affirms that conflict resolution mechanisms will require all parties to fundamentally rethink the view they have of themselves and the other, in order to transform the now polarized debate into one about the people's common interests and objectives".
Trump says he's "hearing from a lot of people both ways". Trump said he will have a decision on the Paris climate deal today. The official says Trump and his aides are looking at "caveats in the language" related to the exit. The Sierra Club's executive director, Michael Brune, called the expected move a "historic mistake which our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality".
The White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. President Donald Trump is teasing the world about whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement , an worldwide accord aimed at combating climate change.
Ms Rudd said "part of being a good leader is having a good, strong team". Mr Farron was hot on her heels, quipping: "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" Rudd tried to downplay the overwhelming criticism by branding the opposition parties as a " coalition of chaos ".
Trump pledged during his presidential campaign to withdraw the USA from the pact immediately after taking office, but had wavered on the issue since winning the election. Once in power, Trump and Pruitt have moved to delay or roll back federal regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions while pledging to revive the long-struggling US coal mines.
Mr Corbyn's intervention comes as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament, with Labour making gains and Mrs May's Tories suffering losses. Meanwhile, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has accused Mrs. Corbyn is clearly relishing the apparent growing sense of unease among voters that May might not be the tough leader she and her party have claimed and which has been a central feature of the party's election campaign ...
The subpoena for Cohen comes as the congressional investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation advance beyond formal requests for information from Trump associates. Mr Mike Dubke "has expressed his desire to leave the White House", Mr Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Fox News, confirming an earlier report by Axios that Mr Dubke tendered his resignation May 18.
As leader of Social Democrats (SDSM), Zaev saw his party and his allied ethnic Albanian parties win 67 of 120 seats in parliamentary elections. 62 members of the assembly voted on favor, 44 were against, while five did not attend the sitting.
Governor Rauner, however, is promising to strike down that plan. The measure headed to the Republican governor's desk after the House approved it 64-51 on Wednesday. It would take 71 votes to approve a spending plan in the House, but there are just 67 Democrats, meaning any agreement would need some Republicans. Gov.
Shortly afterward, chaos begins, which the police in D.C. said was a "brutal attack on peace protesters" by a member of Erdogan's security detail. Police in Washington broke up the melee, arrested two men and are pursuing charges against several others they are trying to identify with the help of the State Department and the Secret Service.
During his trip, Trump is meeting with King Salman of Saudi Arabia , and will also meet with King Hamad of Bahrain, President El-Sisi of Egypt and several other Mideast leaders. "We expect the deals signed today to provide a boost to bilateral trade between both countries", Nasser said, adding that Aramco now spent $6.5 billion a year on goods and services from USA suppliers.
Opposition leaders immediately accused the bank of getting in bed with a deeply unpopular administration that has been the target of two months of near-daily protests. "Our goal is to return to full respect for the rule of law, full respect for freedoms of political expression and participation", said Tom Shannon, the US State Department's undersecretary for political affairs, adding that the US was part of a group of countries pressing for "urgent action" to ease the crisis.