He painted Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn, his former national security adviser, as an order coming from the president. And he said multiple times that he choose to take detailed notes about his interactions with Trump because he anxious the White House and President would lie about them if he didn't.
She was referring to statistics that Trump cited in announcing the United States withdrawal and which are disputed by environmentalists, according to a report in the Washington Post. Since Trump's decision, 257 mayors across the country have made pledges similar to Lempert's and have formed a network called Mayors National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA), according to the statement.
During the eight-minute long slaughter, the three knifemen ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge using a van and went on to stab people in Borough Market with 12-inch knives. Security services have faced intense scrutiny after it emerged that Butt was known to police and MI5, and had been investigated in 2015. Two young Australians were among the victims - Kirsty Boden and Sare Zelenak - were among the dead in the attack, the third such deadly outrage in Britain in less than three ...
It is thought May would seek some kind of informal arrangement with the DUP that could see it "lend" its support to the Tories on a vote-by-vote basis, known as "confidence and supply", the BBC report said . "I will now form a government", May said in a speech outside her official residence at No. 10 Downing Street after meeting with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace on Friday.
Sheikh Khaled said he had explained to Mr Erdogan how Qatar's actions had led to the rift and said Doha should guarantee that it will not continue. Ankara has worked alongside Qatar to support Islamist groups and militias in Syria and elsewhere.
Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs talks to The Associated Press about relations with Qatar in Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Wednesday, June 9, 2017. Mr Trump stressed the importance of countries in the region working together, the White House said. The UAE has accused the Brit ex-pat hub of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
The Omani Foreign Ministry also censured the acts of terrorism, voicing Muscat's strong opposition to acts of terror and violence, which are meant to create insecurity and instability, shed the blood of innocent people and grip ordinary people by fear.
About 40 foreigners have fought alongside the Philippine militants in Marawi City, a lot of them from Indonesia and Malaysia, though some came from the Middle East. "Farhana was said to be buying vehicles and firearms for their escape outside Lanao del Sur province", said Chief Superintendent Theodore Sindac, a regional police director.
If it does, the result could be disastrous for Hamas-ruled Gaza, according to an AP analysis. Qatar is known as a main backer of the movement and seen as one the major donors for Gaza reconstruction following the 2014 conflict between Hamas and Israel.
National counter-terrorism police chief Mark Rowley named two of the three slain assailants as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane, revealing that Butt had been known to security services. Neighbours described Butt as an avid weightlifter. May pledged that MI5 would carry out a review after being repeatedly challenged about how the Home Office, police and intelligence services dealt with the information relating to the attackers.
Yes. Theresa May has asked the Queen to form a government, which means she will continue as the Prime Minister and choose the Cabinet. But she can't hide from those Tory MPs who are now turning on her. "History will show, alliances between Ulster unionism and British unionism has always ended in tears", he said. Sinn Fein won seven of the region's 18 seats, a gain of three - though none of the winning candidates will take their seat in Westminster.
The men drove into pedestrians on the bridge before stabbing people in Borough Market seven days ago. The Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan, said the police and MI5 must reveal what they had on file about Butt and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he had appeared to have "slipped through our net" despite being in plain sight.
WASHINGTON (AP ) - Punching back a day after his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's damaging testimony, President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of lying to Congress and said he was "100 percent" willing to testify under oath about their conversations.
The military conflict began when Israel on June 5 launched a sudden pre-emptive airstrike that destroyed nearly all of the Egyptian air force on the ground. A spokesman for Palestinian prisoners said that 277 freed prisoners in the Gaza Strip, most of whom are aligned with the Islamist Hamas group that runs the coastal enclave, were surprised to find their May stipends had not been paid.
However, following a meeting with the Queen, Theresa May has said that she will join "friends and allies" in the DUP , who took 10 seats, to form a new government. The DUP has close ties with the Conservatives, and it is in favor of the U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union. "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the (Brexit) negotiations will turn out badly for both sides".
Mrs May called a snap general election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in forthcoming Brexit talks - and quell the nationalists' ongoing agitation for a second independence referendum . "UK wide, we will see to work with others to halt a hard Brexit and bring an end to austerity, where business as usual can not be an option". Ms Davidson led her party to its best result in Scotland for three decades, in contrast to Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's dismal showing ...
Comey repeatedly noted that "the Clinton email investigation was complete", but McCain pressed on. And she said yes, but don't call it that, call it a 'Matter .' And I said why would I do that? Comey orchestrated his own leak about the memos .
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has set June 19 as his favoured date for the start of talks, due to last around 14-18 months. Having recovered from last year's shock, Germany, France and other powers see Brexit as a chance to tighten European Union integration without the awkward British.
Speaking in Downing Street after visiting Buckingham Palace, Mrs May pointedly used the Tories" full title, which includes the word "unionist', saying: "What the country needs more than ever is certainty and having secured the largest number of votes and the greatest number of seats in the general election it is clear that only the Conservative and Unionist Party has the legitimacy and ability to provide that certainty by commanding a majority in the House of Commons".
The Norths missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a liberal elected last month who has expressed a desire to reach out to Pyongyang . Syring admitted he has no idea what message the successful test sent to the North Korean government. "Cruise missiles present a more direct threat to our safety than ballistic missiles [in terms of precision strikes]", Park said when asked why Moon had presided over a plenary session of the National Security Council ...
The DUP won 10 electorates in Northern Ireland , so has 10 seats in Parliament - but overall it only got 292,316 votes. With Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon also staying put, there were suggestions changes could just centre on replacing the eight ministers who lost their seats.
Authorities also carried out two additional search warrants in east London , police said. A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, while a 33-year-old man was held on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs.
It was a skipper, Nathan Outteridge of Sweden's Artemis Racing, who fell overboard during a tack in Race 3 of the challenger finals, allowing Emirates Team New Zealand to sail ahead and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-nine series. "We figured out why they slowed down when we sailed past them on the run". "The main thing is that we have simplified our racing slightly", Outteridge said.
Hailing the SCO's efforts in the fight against terror, Modi expressed the hope that the eight-member Eurasian bloc will give a new direction and strength to this fight. Nawaz thanked the founding members for their "staunch support" for his country's entry into the organisation, which he hailed as "an anchor of stability in the region".
Scots rejected independence by a 10-point margin in 2014, and polls show support has not shifted since then. Nicola Sturgeon has once again confirmed that her number one priority in this election is her plan for another unwanted and divisive independence referendum.
But mornings belong to Twitter for the president, and most of the social-media damage - or good, in Trump's view - has taken place as he's revving up to start his day. A majority of voters also believe that the president's tweets are a detriment to national security, according to the poll . White House sources admitted that they were anxious, saying they were purposely trying to keep the president occupied, "But if he wants to watch it, it's not like we can say, 'oh, the TV doesn't ...
The statement, attributed to the Ministry of Interior, said there was no change in policy toward the nationals of "brotherly and friendly countries which cut or reduced diplomatic relations following the malicious and hostile campaigns against Qatar".
The assault was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Iran, and was the worst terror strike to hit the nation in years. Iran is one of the countries fighting IS in Iraq and Syria. On the streets of the capital Thursday, Iranians said they remained suspicious that Saudi Arabia had a hand in the attack. In Iran's neighbourhood - Afghanistan and to some extent in Pakistan - the IS has been expanding its network.
May said she will form a " government that will provide certainty", and reaffirmed her commitment to leaving the European Union , in a short statement in front of 10 Downing Street. The party's leader Arlene Foster was elected past year on a promise to work to prevent abortion rights from being extended to Northern Ireland. The Labour Party, under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn , meanwhile gained at least 29 seats, shattering the Conservatives' hope of gaining a clear validation of ...
No Democrats voted for the bill, which passed by a vote of 233-186. The Financial CHOICE Act aims to replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Democrats have called the measure "The Wrong Choice Act", saying it risked creating another financial crisis by removing important regulations and consumer protections.
Protesters have gather outside Downing Street in central London to voice their anger at Theresa May's government and her alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party. Former Chancellor George Osborne, who was sacked from the Cabinet by May, said he doubted whether she can "survive in the long term as Conservative leader".
Australian police on Monday shot dead a gunman in the city of Melbourne who had been holding a woman hostage, police said, a confrontation for which the militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility. The alleged terrorist, Yacqub Khayre , had been acquitted of assisting in a 2009 plot to attack an Australian army base in Sydney. Authorities labeled the attack as a terrorism incident but added that investigations were still ongoing into whether it was planned or random.
Comey explained that the possibility there could have been another encounter was not something he wanted to discuss in the earlier public hearing, according to a source familiar with the briefing. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.
As Iran grappled with a rising death toll following the IS-affiliated terrorist attacks on its own soil, both its political class and citizenry have to deal with more than just a lack of sympathy from the American legislature. "Allah permitting, this is the first brigade that was established (in Iran) but it will not be the last", one of them said, as the group sat masked in a circle with their weapons.
Comey testified under oath. During his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mr Comey said that he believed the President had directed him to drop an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russian Federation.