White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders read out a statement to that effect on Monday, and O'Donnell teased the clip as potentially "the beginning of the end". Any confirmation that Trump tried to press Comey would open the president to damaging allegations that he attempted to obstruct an ongoing FBI investigation.
As police approached the warehouse, Neumann took his weapon and shot himself. A fifth man was transported to a nearby hospital where he died, according to Demings. I have been briefed by our law enforcement officials on this tragic incident and Ann and I are praying for the families who lost loved ones today. Nearly a year ago, Orlando was the site of the nation's worst terror attack since 9/11.
Rabbani survived an attack at the funeral of one of the protesters on Saturday where suicide bombers tore through a row of mourners and killed seven more people. Once branded as "the butcher of Kabul ", Hekmatyar was accused of killing thousands of people when his Hezb-i-Islami fighters fired on civilian areas of Kabul during the country's 1992-1996 civil war.
Redouane claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Redouane's age was not immediately known because he gave two different dates of birth. The Metropolitan Police announced that they know the identity of the three terrorists, the media reported on Monday.
It is believed that most of the victims inside the casino died of suffocation due to fire, said the police officials. None of the bodies had gunshot wounds. "We took out a ladder to save them. I could not carry her". He said the woman was not moving afterward, but he didn't know what happened to her. Resort officials said that at around midnight local time on June 2, a gunman entered Resorts World Manila firing shots and setting gaming tables on fire.
George Conway , conservative attorney and husband to the president's senior advisor, expressed his regret over Trump's fiery tweets in which the president went against multiple advisors and White House officials' statements by declaring his executive orders temporarily restricting travel from several Muslim-majority nations a "TRAVEL BAN!" On Monday, CNN's Jake Tapper mocked Sebastian Gorka and Kellyanne Conway's talking point about the media's supposed "obsession" about President ...
Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and the Maldives on Monday joined Saudi Arabia and Egypt in severing ties with Qatar, and six airlines from the UAE and Saudi Arabia suspended flights to and from the gas-rich emirate. But Iran has already voiced support for Qatar on this particular issue, so it's only served to heighten regional tensions even more. "We will honour our long-term contracts with Qatar and expect it to keep supplies on as we can not compromise our national ...
The funds will support the operations of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change , an global environmental treaty that spawned the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris accord and other landmark climate-related policies. "Our collective efforts to fight climate change don't stop, not here, not today, quite the contrary they accelerate", the daily Le Matin cited a statement from Mezouar.
It had been set at "critical" in the days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that an attack might be imminent because accomplices with similar bombs might be on the loose. "We will step up the fight against extremism and we will defeat the terrorists". The loudest and most sustained applause came for police and emergency workers.
Second, the Trump administration has presented names for only 21 percent of the 559 total key positions requiring Senate confirmation. By comparison, Democrat Barack Obama had selected 252 nominees by early June 2009. "If the president is looking for someone to blame on the slow pace of confirmations, he needs only to look in the mirror", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
A video released by the Islamic State militant group's (ISIS) Amaq news agency shows the destruction of a church in Marawi, in the Philippines, where militants have battled against the country's army for nearly two weeks. They said the alleged "siege" of Marawi City was actually an armed resistance by the Maute Group to shield Hapilon from capture, not to overrun Marawi and remove its allegiance from the Republic.
Police shot dead gunman Yacqub Khayre on Monday after he held a woman hostage inside an apartment building in Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city. "He was known to have connections, at least in the past, with violent extremism", he said. "He has committed an offence after being released on parole, but I'm not sure we can say he wouldn't have committed the offence if he'd been released at the end of his [five year, six month] sentence.
But she said Trump wanted to allow for a " swift and thorough examination of the facts" related to Comey's ouster and the multiple investigations into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation. Over Trump's opposition, his Justice Department named a special counsel, Robert Mueller , another former FBI director, to conduct a criminal investigation of the possible illegal collusion between Trump aides and Russian interests.
Bahrain , Egypt, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Yemen announced the decision on Monday, just weeks after President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia where he addressed the leaders of fifty Muslim countries, including Qatar, calling for them to "drive out" Islamic extremists.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump and denies having any relationship with him. "For me, this is just awesome". He used to be in the intelligence services.' That's it. Vladimir Putin with Megyn Kelly . He accused the media of sensationalising information and using it as "a weapon of war" against Mr Trump.
Kelly pointed out that there are two congressional investigations and an FBI probe into the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russian Federation, and that the FBI investigation is spearheaded by special counsel Robert Mueller. Putin took the opportunity to completely deny all Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, which US intelligence agencies say he personally tried to disrupt by hacking into Democratic computer systems and releasing embarrassing info about the party's nominee, ...
Rowley said two of them, a 55-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, were later released without being charged. While on Monday a family feared for their son whose bank card was found on the body of one of the victims, however the police have been unable to formally identify the man.
Mr Khan, a Muslim, has previously criticised the president's plans to temporarily restrict travel to the United States from six mainly Muslim countries. "No reason to be alarmed", he wrote on Twitter . "In the wake of three recent terrorist attacks, two of which killed people on the streets of London , Donald Trump decides to use his time in the Oval Office to attack the Mayor of London over Twitter .
The second alleged attacker was identified by police as Rachid Redouane , who alternately used the surname Elkhdar, and claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Trump quoted Khan out of context in order to attack the mayor politically. But May's own record came under fire from Labour, which - according to opinion polls questioned for their reliability - has closed the gap on her Conservatives ahead of Thursday's election.
Qatar is a peninsula that is otherwise surrounded by the Persian Gulf. It has often been accused of being a funding source for Islamists, as has Saudi Arabia. "The aim is clear, and it is to impose guardianship on the state", it said, insisting authorities would "take all measures necessary... to foil attempts to affect or harm Qatar's society and economy".
U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were at $48.19 a barrel, up 53 cents, or 1.11 percent. "We believe that USA inventories will continue falling this summer, allowing OPEC to point to lower stocks as a positive measure of success", Sandy Fielden, director of oil and products research at Morningstar said in a note.
The North has a variety of missiles capable of reaching South Korea and Japan, but it's building a stable of more reliable devices that could, in theory, strike American military targets in Asia - or someday even the mainland. All 15 council members, including the North's closest ally China, approved the statement ahead of emergency closed consultations Tuesday where France's U.N.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders is pushing back on the suggestion that Trump is mischaracterizing the mayor's comments . "That was the point he was trying to make". Trump's comments caused outrage among British officials, many of whom call London home. Trump on Saturday tweeted a renewed call for courts to approve his executive order banning travel to the US from six Muslim-majority nations after the incident.
Police said he made statements "around Al-Qaeda" and called a local television station making similar comments, reportedly: "This is for IS, this is for Al-Qaeda". Two were taken to hospital and one was treated at the scene. The woman was not harmed. However, Ashton said that the evidence indicated that Khayre had planned and coordinated the attack on his own.
President Trump, in his first public remarks since returning from a nine-day overseas trip, paid tribute to fallen USA troops in a traditional Memorial Day ceremony Monday, saying they "died in war so we could live in peace". A son-in-law, Jake, is a wounded warrior. "I believe that God has a special place in heaven for those who laid down their lives so that others may live free".
Muslims, police, emergency workers and ordinary commuters were among those who joined the ceremony which took place near the attack site. Police said he also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25.
Qatar Petroleum was still seeking gasoil from countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) even after some members of the group severed ties with the country, two trading sources said on Monday. The Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said it had expelled Qatar from the group. Al-Sabah called on Qatar's Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani to give efforts at mediation a chance to contain differences, a few hours after Khalid al-Faisal, an adviser to the Saudi king, ...
David Warner and captain Steven Smith were batting on 40 (off 44 balls) and 22 (off 25 balls) respectively when rain arrived. Tamim eventually fell to the imperious Mitchell Starc , who claimed three wickets in four balls and finished with four for 29.
US President Donald Trump's administration expects to move forward with the tax reform proposal during the summer months and present the final bill as soon as in September. "I think you'll see her take a larger role in the month of June", said Short, "to draw attention to this dilemma". The White House said the account was incorrect.
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the ban. "The justices will likely feel an instinct to protect their institution", former top State Department lawyer Austin Evers told the Post . Pressed again if Trump owed the London mayor an apology, Conway dodged the question again, instead directing the conversation toward the attack itself.
Other stars who took to the Old Trafford stage included Miley Cyrus , Liam Gallagher , The Black Eyed Peas , Take That , Robbie Williams , Niall Horan and Justin Bieber . Bieber performed " Love Yourself " and " Cold Water ". "It's a place we all love". "I love you so, so much", Ariana told the crowd. Ariana Grande made her fearless return to Manchester over the weekend following last month's bombings outside of her concert that left 22 dead and dozens injured.
Raimondo said Friday that Trump's action will not deter Rhode Island from taking the steps needed to address climate change. The governors of California, New York and Washington formed the United States Climate Alliance on Thursday after Trump's announcement.
Ariana Grande performed before a jubilant crowd of some 50,000 in Manchester on Sunday, less than 24 hours after a deadly terror attack in the heart of London. The singer also tweeted , "You are so attractive and fearless #OneLoveManchester ". Rachel Jea, 32, said she was at Grande's previous Manchester concert and felt it was important to attend Sunday's show to regain trust after the bombing.
Additional performers, like Black Eyed Peas and Little Mix , were added later on, while Noel Gallagher and Imogen Heap gave surprise performances. I didn't feel ready and I was thinking I'm not going to go to this either, especially after I heard about London. Speaking about the Manchester Arena attack , Hollie said: "It was really upsetting to think somebody would do that, especially to kids as well".
Japan lodged a protest against the North's latest missile launch that appeared to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. There was no immediate comment from North Korea's state controlled media. "As we agreed at the Group of Seven summit, the North Korean issue is the global community's top priority", Abe said.