On Monday, a justice department spokeswoman said Sessions "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Sources told CNN last week that the attorney general offered to resign after a series of heated exchanges with the President over his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.
Former president Barack Obama's "prettiest" Desi former California attorney general Kamala Harris chipped in wondering if it wasn't like "a robber held a gun to somebody's head and said I hope you will give me your wallet". So who gained and who lost from the Comey show that according to a CBS estimate was watched by 26 million people costing about $3.3 billion in productivity? As a counterproductive defense, "the president is not a liar" ranks with "I'm not a crook".
In an agrarian state like Madhya Pradesh, more than 26 lakh farmers have taken farm loans worth Rs 13,000 crore from co-operative banks, say bank sources while the latest national crime record bureau (NCRB) claims that 11,000 farmers have committed suicide in the state in the last nine years.
About 100 police officers are now at the scene, with helicopters hovering above, according to local media. German police say shots have been fired at a subway station in a suburb of Munich . It was not initially clear if the shots had been fired by police or by a suspect, Michael Riehlein , from Munich police, said. "Several people were injured by shots ".
Fiona Hill has also resigned, a Conservative spokesman confirmed. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. The political turmoil comes a week before Britain is due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union in talks of unprecedented complexity that are supposed to wrap up by the end of March 2019, when Britain actually leaves.
Activists have been embittered by the Trump administration's rollback of federal guidance advising school districts to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice. "I can't wrap my head around that", said Talbert, who has a Trump-Pence bumper sticker on his truck. "It made the connection between the physical violence of guns and the political attacks on our community".
Anthem said it would exit Ohio's individual exchange on Tuesday, claiming in a statement that an "increasing lack of overall predictability" had contributed to the decision that will leave 18 counties without an Obamacare exchange option. The White House and Republicans are already proceeding on a partisan basis with their other two big legislative projects, health care and taxes, with uncertain chances for success on both.
Large camps have been set up in Cox's Bazar for hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who have fled violence in neighbouring Myanmar. Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, said nearly all the 10,000 thatched huts in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps had been destroyed in the storm.
Theresa May has said sorry to the Tory MPs and ministers who lost their seats due to her decision of holding elections. May is seeking a loose " confidence and supply " arrangement with the DUP's 10 MPs that would allow her to press ahead with a minority government, after losing her Commons majority in general election.
Last evening, Chouhan, whose government came under fire because of death of five people in police firing in Mandsaur district as the agitation spread through western Madhya Pradesh, announced a fast for "restoration for peace". If this projection holds true, it could further aggravate the problems plaguing the farm sector and increase rural distress, fuelling anger and resentment among the farming communities.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to pause Brexit talks until a cross-party consensus can be built in the wake of the recent general election results. That suggests the SNP and Labour will struggle to agree a comprehensive shared agenda on Brexit at Westminster, despite renewed overtures from the SNP at the weekend for an anti-Tory alliance.
The JCS investigators analyzed images stored on a 64 gigabyte memory card of a Sony DSLT (digital single lens translucent) camera that had been installed on the drone and found a dozen images of the THAAD battery in Seongju, located in the southern part of South Korea.
The North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has expressed a desire to reach out to the North . " North Korea will only gain worldwide isolation and economic difficulty through its provocations ". Professor Yang Moo-Jin of the University of North Korean Studies told AFP: " North Korea has been stepping up missile tests ...
Reportedly, Chaudhary's body was found in a decomposed situation indicating that she might have died 2-3 days ago. According to the media reports, prima facie Kritika's death appears to be accidental, however, the police also suspect a murder angle in the case.
Police shot and killed the three attackers, who were wearing suicide vests that turned out to be fakes. The current death toll stands at seven people after three assailants wearing fake suicide vests mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a stabbing spree in bars in nearby Borough Market .
The biggest diplomatic rift in years among the rich states of the Gulf has disrupted Qatar's imports of food and other materials, although its finance minister has played down the economic toll of the confrontation. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University who has extensively studied Qatar. The Chief Executive of the 23-year old Qatar Airways, which has a fleet of more 192 aircraft and employs more than 24, 000 people, has alleged the United States of adding fuel to the fire ...
Sessions was originally scheduled to testify Tuesday about the Justice Department budget before the Senate and House appropriations subcommittees. "You know, what were the circumstances that led to that, and why did he feel that that was appropriate?" While the simple fact of Sessions taking those meetings may not mean anything in itself, Sessions raised suspicions about the true objective go his Russian contacts when he denied under oath at his January confirmation hearing that he had any ...
The BBC reports that the Tories lost 12, while Labour-the party of Corbyn-gained 29. "This is a very bad moment for the Conservative Party , and we need to take stock", Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry said. For years it seemed Britain could not get out of the European Union fast enough. Prior to the elections, May's Conservative party held 330 seats; it was rather challenging for May and her party to pass major legislation with such a narrow majority.
The Senate Intelligence Committee announced Sessions will testify in open session at 2:30 pm Tuesday as the committee continues to investigate Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Warren emphatically believes that Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal would be a violation of his recusal. Comey said Sessions responded with, essentially, a shrug.
British Prime Minister Theresa May sought Monday to rally lawmakers from her Conservative Party behind her leadership amid doubts over her ability to remain in power following last week's disastrous election result. Despite her party's expectations of a landslide victory Ms May lost her majority in parliament, pushing her into rushed talks on a support agreement with a small Eurosceptic Northern Irish Protestant party with 10 parliamentary seats.
Mr Corbyn criticised Theresa May's handling of the campaign, saying, 'She fought the election on the basis that it was her campaign, it was her decision to call the election, it was her name out there, and she was saying she was doing it to bring about strong and stable government .
Yet Mr. Comey also made clear in his testimony that the investigation continues to this day, and that it was likely that Mr. Trump knew when he fired Mr. On Thursday, Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election.
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.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the country as her husband looks on after Britain's election at Downing Street in London , Britain June 9, 2017. Labour and the Conservatives agreed before the election that Brexit must mean leaving the single market, but last week's result has emboldened those at Westminster who favour temporary membership of the European Economic Area (EEA) as a transitional arrangement after Britain leaves the EU.
Mr Navalny was earlier granted permission to hold a rally at Sakharova Avenue but changed the location - without permission - on the eve of the demonstration to Tverskaya Street, near the Kremlin. Navalny has said he wants to contest the March presidential election, in which Putin is expected to run, though the authorities say the opposition figure is barred from running for office because of a fraud conviction he says is politically motivated.
Navalny was fined and jailed for 15 days for his role in the earlier March protests. At one point, the Moscow demonstration featured an unlikely scene of about 5,000 protesters rallying next to an enclosure with geese, a medieval catapult and bearded men in homemade tunics and carrying wooden shields.
During the final months of the campaign, he posted a tweet featuring a bowl of Skittles with a warning: "If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" During the joint White House news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump at times paused and teased reporters who had their hands up to pose a question.
In its earlier response to the West Asia crisis, Pakistan had stressed the need for unity in the Muslim world and urged the countries involved to engage in dialogue. Since diplomatic, transport and trade ties to Qatar were cut last week, a number of figures linked to Al Qaeda and sanctioned by the United Nations and USA as terror supporters have offered their support to Doha .
Other court decisions impacting the travel ban, including the Hawaii ruling under review at the Ninth Circuit had focused on the president's campaign rhetoric about a broad ban on Muslim immigration. It's the second appeals court decision in less than a month to maintain a nationwide stay on the ban. "We continue to be confident that the president's executive order to protect this country is fully lawful and ultimately will be upheld by the Supreme Court ".
Trump Jr.'s statement is a little hard to interpret, but he seems to be indicating that his father did in fact say to Comey that he hoped the FBI could ease up on the Flynn investigation, which was looking into his payments from the Russian and Turkish governments , and that statement should be interpreted a certain way.
What they are saying "I'm afraid we ran a pretty awful campaign", - *Conservative member of parliament Anna Soubry, who called on Theresa May to "consider her position". Within the two years of talks, Britain wants to not only agree on the terms of its exit but also negotiate a new relationship on things like trade and security.
The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.
Before his departure, Pruitt's counterparts from Britain, France , Germany, Canada , Japan and Italy expressed their disappointment at President Donald Trump's recent decision to pull the us out of the 2015 Paris Agreement . Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti said a dialogue had been kept open with the U.S.to see if there were the conditions for Washington to reenter the Paris accord.
The lawsuit says he is flouting the emoluments clause of the Constitution that bars the president and other government employees from taking foreign gifts because he is accepting payments on his properties, including Trump Tower and his hotel in Washington , DC.
Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, told Al Jazeera earlier on Monday that Qatar and the U.S. were in touch with Kuwait , the main mediator between the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ), "to calm the situation".