The sizable losses appear to have been a repudiation of the party's promise to send Scots back to the polls for a second independence vote . Took a call I never thought I would: SNP source says there'll be " questions " tomorrow over the Sturgeon/Murrell leadership of the party.
Comey accused Trump of lying in multiple instances in the hearing. And this investigation, as the Washington Free Beacon's Matthew Continetti pointed out , arose due to a odd tweet Trump issued right after Comey's firing about how "Comey better hope there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" He said that he doesn't believe Comey alluded to Trump obstructing justice: "I didn't hear it", he said.
Gregory Gause, a professor at Texas A&M and an expert on the Gulf region, spoke to NPR on Tuesday about the diplomatic rift. Trump's call to Qatari ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, a key U.S. "What's happening in Qatar at the moment will cause irreparable reputational damage for the Gulf States but also the broader region", Dr Davidson told Times Higher Education .
The song comes a week after Lorde released the melancholic banger "Perfect Places," which she performed live for the first time at the Governor's Ball in NY last weekend, and follows the euphoric dance-pop lead single " Green Light " and the tender ballad "Liability ".
The Islamic State group (ISIS) militants who perpetrated two deadly gun and bomb attacks Wednesday in Tehran were Iranians who had joined the jihadis fighting in Iraq and Syria before returning past year, according to Iranian intelligence. Authorities also raised the death toll in the attacks to 16 people killed. "Our country is the safest place in the region", a middle-age man told state TV.
Despite calling the results "a victory" for the SNP, Ms Sturgeon admitted: 'I'm not going to gloss over the fact we have made some losses'. He tweeted: "SNP casting doubt on exit poll numbers in Scotland too - say not a huge sample north of the border".
Ms Dugdale said her priority was for the SNP to shelve a second independence referendum. "She arrogantly thought that all she had to do in this campaign was say "strong and stable" over and over again, and that she would steamroller everyone aside, crush the opposition and cruise to a landslide victory".
Spectacularly punished by voters who took away her majority in parliament, a politically wounded May sought to soldier on, resisting pressure to resign after the failure of her high-stakes election gamble made the massive challenge of untangling Britain from the European Union only more complex and uncertain.
New signs appearing on Madrid's public buses showing the action is banned, will appear alongside more commonplace signs such as the standard "No Smoking", and "Priority seating for disabled/elderly/pregnant" signs. "It is not something that occurs sporadically, if you pay attention you'll see that it is a very common practice", the petition read. The ban comes several years after NY launched a similar effort.
The SNP's Nicolson suffered a defeat in East Dunbartonshire where the former government minister, Jo Swinson, won back the seat she had lost to him in 2015 general election . It would leave May short of an overall majority and leave the United Kingdom with a hung parliament. Some on social media appeared to be backing the embattled Mr Clegg despite the reports.
In Senate testimony, Comey said he wrote records of his conversations with Trump "immediately" after they took place - something he did not do with Trump's predecessor President Barack Obama - because he was concerned about Trump's conduct.
Circuit Court of Appeals made several mistakes in its recent ruling against the president's executive order. "The courts are slow and political! " he said in another. The states maintained USA law contained many examples where the government applied immigration policies to certain groups differently and the president was well within his right to issue the order, The Washington Times reported Tuesday .
Scotland Yard said Zaghba had not been a police or MI5 "subject of interest" before the attack. Zaghba's mother lives in the northern Italian city of Bologna and he had broken off relations with his Moroccan father, the source said. She said she didn't approve of his London friends and never felt comfortable in the London neighborhood where he lived. All others who had been arrested have been released without facing charges.
Meanwhile, having won almost 13% of the vote in 2015 (but only one seat) around the country, support for the ghastly, racist nationalist party - the UK Independent Party (UKIP) - collapsed. The better-than-expected showing for Labour reflects a strong campaign from Mr Corbyn who appeared to be floundering as opposition leader before the snap poll was called.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the discussions a short while ago as India is now an Observer state. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states to leave behind the legacy of peace and amity and not the toxic harvest of conflict and animosity.
A spokesman for her office said she would go to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government, a formality under the British system. Mr Corbyn, speaking after being re-elected in Islington North, said it was time for Mrs May to "make way" for a government that would be "truly representative of the people of this country".
Independence Party in the European Parliament. "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal", he tweeted on Friday morning. According to Article 50 of the EU Lisbon Treaty, which Theresa May triggered on March 29, Britain only has two years to reach a satisfactory deal with the EU before being kicked out.
The President has said that Comey informed him three times that he was personally not under investigation. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. A second White House official confirmed that the issue is under review. Jarrett also said that Mr. Comey put himself in a box because, if he felt at the time the conversation rose to obstruction, he was obligated to report it.
The UN Climate Change conference in Paris in November 2015 involved a desperate last- ditch attempt to get any agreement and to get the reluctant developing nations on board. Interviewed Tuesday morning on American cable channel MSNBC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt touted U.S. emissions reductions over past years and said that despite withdrawing from the Paris accord, the Trump administration would continue to engage others, particularly developing nations, ...
Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or for the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. A Moroccan-Italian dual national, it has emerged, had tried to join the Islamic State group in Syria a year ago and was notified to Britain as a suspect figure after being intercepted by Italian authorities.
One academic who taught Ikken, a strong linguist who spoke French, English, Arabic and Swedish, described his student as an individual who at times felt lonely. Tourists at the site ran helter-skelter for cover as the attack occurred and gun shots followed. "A person came up behind the police officers, armed with a hammer, and started to hit the police officer", Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told reporters.
And Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party would also be suspending national campaigning until the evening, after consultation with other parties. She fielded angry questions from nurse Victoria Davey, who said her pay slips had not increased since 2009, and asked: "How can that be fair, in the light of the job that we do?" The Prime Minister, who had campaigned against Brexit, had come to lead Britain after former prime minister David Cameron stepped down after last year's referendum.
All others who had been arrested have been released without facing charges. Zaghba's Italian mother, Valeria Khadija Collina , told reporters that she had informed police her son was missing after Saturday's attack. He was carrying no luggage and was stopped because he looked "agitated", one official said. Spain's government says it is "deeply saddened" after receiving confirmation by British authorities that Echeverria was among the victims.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker threatened Friday to launch treaty violation proceedings against EU members refusing to take in their share of refugees. "We're different but have to complement each other in so many ways". "At the moment, too many resources are wasted through duplication and lack of coordination", she said at the Defense and Security Conference Prague in the Czech capital.
Kuwait's ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, travelled from the UAE to Qatar on Wednesday after visiting Saudi Arabia the day before to resolve the crisis. S&P Global, the worldwide ratings agency, reduced Qatar's credit rating to AA- from AA on Wednesday in the latest fallout from the decision by a group of Middle Eastern countries to cut diplomatic and trade ties, media reports said.
The June 3 attacks saw simultaneous bomb blasts during the funeral of the son of the deputy chairman of the senate, who was killed during the June 2 protests. The Haqqani network has carried out a number of kidnappings and attacks against U.S. interests in Afghanistan. NAN reports that security has steadily worsened since 2014 and the end of the main North Atlantic Treaty Organisation combat mission, which at its peak featured more than 100,000 American troops and tens of thousands more from ...
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has said that climate change is "undeniable" and urged world leaders to "stay the course" even if a government "doubts" the need for the historic Paris deal, in a possible reference to US President Donald Trump who has vowed to withdraw from the deal.
They were being taken to a guesthouse of a cement company, a police official said. "Country's Prime Minster Narendra Modi can waive off Rs 1.50 lakh crore worth loans of the richest people of India , but can't pay heed to the plight of farmers.
Turkey has intensified its relations with Qatar and allied with Doha since the beginning of the Arab Spring in 2011 to support the Muslim Brotherhood movement in the region. The UAE also banned all flights from the Qatari capital Doha from entering its airspace. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani spoke as would-be mediators ranging from U.S.
Two suspects from the pickup have been arrested. "There was a police officer who had been thrown pretty much 30 feet", Vincentz said. Police spokeswoman Aquita Brown said in an email Friday that 22-year-old Brandon Figures-Mormon of Disputanta, Virginia, and his passenger, 23-year-old Dwayne Taylor of Prince George, Virginia, also face weapons charges.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament and pressure mounted on her Friday to resign. May's campaign took a nosedive when the Conservatives announced controversial plans on the care of the elderly last month - branded a "dementia tax" by opponents - leading her to tweak the policy days later.
Clinton, in one of her first public appearances since the election, argued that the incident was a "nothing burger". But these are not normal times - and there is a chance that Comey's testimony in some ways could help the president.
The Arab Sunni nations accuse Qatar of supporting radical groups, including allowing or encouraging financial support. The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Western military bases.
Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities. Police disclosed late on June 5 that 27-year-old Khuram Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan , was known to police and domestic spy agency MI5 but with resources scarce had not been deemed enough of a threat to warrant close monitoring.
Throughout the election campaign, the British PM has repeated that Brexit negotiations begin 11 days after the General Election. German Chancellor Angela "Merkel will notice that, (French President Emmanuel) Macron will notice that". "The reality is, not only is there a discussion on forming a government, but also a significant shoring up of support from leading party officials".