July 5, 2016 After Comey held a news c. The president then initiated a conversation about Flynn. After explaining that he wanted to talk about Flynn, Trump said he wanted Comey to "let this go". The ex-FBI director's testimony recounts his conversations with the apparent precision of a veteran lawman. If Comey and justice officials were hesitant in late March to publicly state that Trump was not a target of an investigation because that status could "change", as the former director ...
May 9, 2016 - Khan takes office. The morning after the attacks, Trump decided he hadn't gotten his point across and took to Twitter once again - this time to insult British leaders. He also said the terrorists "would not win". "They helped save lives, they reduced the death toll, some of the police officers, some of the armed response teams, who help keep our cities safe, are Muslims".
Burr: "Did the president at any time ask you to stop the FBI investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 US elections?" Comey describes nine one-on-one conversations with Trump in four months. Another Twitter outburst questioned the performance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's Justice Department in handling Trump's proposed ban on travelers from some Muslim countries, now frozen by the courts.
Comey added , "Those were lies, plain and simple". "I knew that there might come a day where I might need a record". Comey entered the overflowing Capitol Hill hearing room Thursday and took his seat at the witness table, alone, as the session got underway.
Trump administration officials say he was still in favor of relocating the embassy but was being cautious not to provoke the Palestinians amid a renewed US-led push for Israeli-Palestinian peace accords. The U.S. embassy building is seen in Tel Aviv, Israel January 20, 2017. Today, no country has an embassy in Jerusalem. The embassy is now located in Tel Aviv.
Qatar's neighbours, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, cut diplomatic and trade ties with the country, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups such as the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda. Meanwhile, Qatar will respect the LNG gas agreements it has made with the UAE despite its cutting off relations with Doha , Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman said.
Russian officials today angrily rejected allegations that Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake news story that led to a split between Qatar and the other Arab nations. Late Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Qatar-based Al Jazeera television that his country was ready for global mediation, adding that the emir had postponed a national speech on the crisis to leave Kuwait more room to "proceed and communicate with ...
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff issued a statement on Thursday saying the launch came from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan, with the projectiles likely travelling about 200 kilometres. Jae-cheon added that the South Korean and U.S. militaries are now trying to analyze the launch to determine what kind of missiles were used. South Korea said on Wednesday it will hold off on installing remaining components of a controversial US anti-missile defense system until it completes ...
Egypt's Foreign Ministry offered its condolences to the families of the deceased on Thursday and called on the worldwide community to intensify its efforts to fight terrorism and its sources of funding. Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press on Wednesday that "the Iranian government should not use the attack in a very polarized situation against Saudi Arabia or claim that Saudi Arabia is somehow linked to the attack, because it isn't".
Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt said on Monday they cut their diplomatic relations with Qatar after a week of tit-for-tat and accusations on "terrorism support". In a preliminary report published late on Wednesday, the investigators did not say who they held responsible for the hack but said that both Britain and the United States were helping with their inquiry.
In a statement on its website, Hamas said the party felt "deep regret and disapproval" at the Saudi statement. Those statements, it added, could spur Israel to "conduct more violations and crimes against our people, our land and our sacred sites and against the blessed Al-Aqsa mosque" in Jerusalem , Islam's third holiest site.
The Metropolitan Manila police chief previously said 36 bodies were found inside the building by firefighters and all died from smoke inhalation. A statement released by ISIS' Amaq news agency said " Islamic State fighters carried out" the attack.
During the Senate hearing, both Democratic and some Republican lawmakers pressed Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers about whether Trump had pressured them about the FBI investigation.
As well as cutting diplomatic relations and ordering Qatari citizens to leave their countries within 14 days, the Gulf states and Egypt banned all flights to and from Qatar. He said arrangements have been made with local freight companies for exporting food shipments to Qatar, adding that three southern ports of Bandar Abbas, Bushehr, and Bandar Lengeh are geared up to ship out food.
That meeting between the former president and the attorney general, he said, influenced his choice "in an ultimately conclusive way". He also said that the directive, combined with Lynch's unusual Arizona tarmac meeting with former President Bill Clinton , led him to make his independent announcement regarding the Clinton email probe last July.
The launches started around 6:18 a.m. and continued for several minutes, he said . The type of missile was not immediately known, as is often the usual case. Cruise missiles typically fly in a straight line, just above ground level, while a ballistic missile flies miles into the air in an arch to reach its target, he said.
When Trump asked Comey to lay off Flynn, did Comey understand that Trump was asking him to leave Flynn alone just over allegedly lying to Vice President Mike Pence - or the other, earlier potential transgressions he might have committed? The official GOP Twitter account, in apparent selective contradiction, tried to dismiss the entire statement as a nothingburger.
About two-thirds of eligible voters, or 30 million people, are expected to take part in the election. Polling stations opened across the United Kingdom on Thursday for almost 46.9 million people to cast their votes in the country's general election .
The trucks are common in Kabul , a city of almost four million people with no sewage system that mostly depends on septic tanks, and where open sewers are common. The dead also included Afghan security guards at the facilities, including the US Embassy, while 11 American contractors were wounded. Wednesday's blast caused severe material damages to the German, French, Japanese, Turkish, UAE, Indian and Bulgarian embassies.
The police said that Gandhi and other Congres leaders would not be allowed to enter Mandsaur , which is now under the curfew. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a meeting with senior ministers of his cabinet over the ongoing violence and the death of five farmers during the protests in Madhya Pradesh , reports Times Now.
The bill is a "carefully crafted response to Iran's ongoing aggression in the Middle East", Sen. In a statement on the attacks that was a mix of condolence and condemnation, President Donald Trump said that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote".
President Hassan Rouhani called for global unity against violent extremism. On Wednesday morning, gunmen and suicide bombers terrorized central Tehran, hitting parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in attacks that left 12 dead and 42 injured.
Polling stations across the district will be open from 7am until 10pm tonight and the result is expected in the early hours of tomorrow (Friday). The details of your nearest polling station will be written on the polling card you receive in the post.
The Islamic State group claimed the attacks. Surrounding countries have been the targets of Islamic State terror attacks over the last several years but no plot had yet been successfully carried out in Iran, although Iranian officials claim to have foiled several ISIS schemes.
The posts have since been deleted. In a post on Instagram , Melisa Russell accused her husband of adultery on Wednesday and indicated she was exiting the relationship. He hit her. In front of (children) Aiden and Mila. Still is. She found condoms in his apartment yesterday. An Instagram user "carlierreed", whom Melisa identifies in other posts as a best friend, accused Addison of abuse in an Instagram comment, screengrabbed by the Sun-Times.
All of the victims were attending an electronic music dance party on the second floor of the building at 31st Avenue near International Boulevard. Mary Alexander, a lawyer who represents families of several victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire , said she was disappointed Ng wasn't charged.
Fired FBI Chief James Comey seizes center stage in a compelling national political drama Thursday as he delivers congressional testimony that has grave implications for the fate of Donald Trump's presidency. They've also questioned why Comey did not raise his concerns about Trump publicly or resign. "He is eager to continue to move forward with his agenda".
Royce said in reference to the leader of North Korea, whose increasing number of ballistic missile tests are what prompted American officials to deploy the system to South Korea. This undated file photo shows a North Korean missile launch. Japan's ruling party urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to consider building missile shelters and carrying out more evacuation drills in response to the growing threat from North Korea.
Last year, Iranian authorities said they foiled a plot by Sunni militants to bomb targets in Tehran and other cities during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Both Saudi Arabia and Iran has opposite views on the ongoing conflicts in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere. Syrian President Bashar Assad has condemned the twin extremist attacks in Tehran, vowing the Iran and Syria would emerge victorious in their fight against "terrorism".
The attackers have been identified as two British citizens, Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane , 30, and 22-year-old Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba . The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the atrocity, which sparked fears that Britain is in the grip of a wave of copycat incidents following deadly assaults in Westminster and Manchester.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland was intent on assuming a fearless face after his side suffered a 22-16 defeat to Super Rugby outfit the Blues at Eden Park in Auckland . Conjure a fine performance to fend off the frustrations of the Blues defeat, and the Lions who face the Crusaders could well sit in pole position for Test shirts.
His father has been informed about the incident by Mubeen Ahmed's relatives who reside in USA. Mubeen Ahmed, son of Indian Air Force employee Mujeeb Ahmed, went to the USA in February 2015 and completed his MS course recently. On Sunday night, some miscreants barged into the store as customers, provoked Mubeen into an argument and fired at him indiscriminately. The Telangana government is arranging for passports for Mubeen's family members to enable them to fly to the US.
Al-Jubeir responded by saying the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) could handle the issue by itself and expressed hope the crisis would be resolved quickly. Emirati officials also shut down the airline's offices in the UAE on Wednesday. "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off.
North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-ra. People sit in front of a TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Trump doesn't favor invoking what is known as executive privilege to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying Thursday. The President has said Mr Comey informed him three times that he personally was not under investigation.