Sessions (pictured below) wrote a letter to Trump recommending the abrupt dismissal of then-FBI Director James Comey , who was heading the investigation into ties between Trump's associates and the Kremlin in the 2016 campaign and transition.
The measure also would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions imposed since 2014 over Moscow's annexation of Crimea and meddling in Ukraine. He was re-elected as president in 2012. Tens of thousands rallied Monday in Russia's 11 times zones to protest official corruption, heeding a call by opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Asked by Republican Senator Marco Rubio about a February 14 Oval Office with Trump, Sessions responded, "That's a communication in the White House that I'd not comment on". In the gaggle on Air Force One on Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said the President wasn't able to watch "much of it", but from "what he did see and what he heard, he thought that attorney general Sessions did a very good job and in particular was very strong on the point that there was no ...
Capitol Police officers in Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson later died from his injuries. "While he continually expressed his opposition to the Republican agenda, the correspondence never appeared threatening or raised concerns that anger would turn to physical action", Bost's statement reads .
The Trumps also visited Crystal Griner, a US Capitol Police officer who was also injured during the melee, and presented Griner and Scalise's wife Jennifer with a bouquet of white flowers during the visit. "He wasn't evil", an acquaintance of Hodgkinson's, Dale Walsh, said Wednesday. The man thanked him. Sanders reacted to the shooting on the Senate floor Wednesday, saying Hodgkinson volunteered on his 2016 presidential campaign.
It is possible to assume that similar strikes could be continued in the future, involving HIMARS from now on. US troops based in Syria's southeastern desert have expanded their footprint, rebels there say, increasing the risk of direct ground confrontation between the Americans and Iran-backed pro-government forces.
Pakistan marched their way into the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after they defeated England in Cardiff by 8 wickets. In marked contrast to their nail-biting chase in a three-wicket, virtual quarter-final, win over Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday, Pakistan then cruised to a total of 215 for two with a mammoth 77 balls to spare.
The catacombs are an fantastic network of ancient burial chambers that sprawl beneath the city, stretching some 250km. Human bones were stored here after Paris' cemeteries reached saturation in the 18th century, after which, as a public health issue, the dead from the cemeteries were removed and placed beneath the streets in a series of abandoned tunnels.
The former Leicester City manager was very close to becoming Nantes manager, and he still is, perhaps even closer, but he certainly hadn't signed on the dotted line, and hadn't been announced. "It's a very well-known team around the world", Ranieri told Nantes' official website. That shows me good work can be done here. Among the club's most talented players are homegrown midfield duo Valentin Rongier and Amine Harit and Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala, who top-scored last season with 12 ...
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn suggested that May's new chief of staff must face questions over a delayed fire safety report and suggested that spending cuts could have contributed to the blaze. Survivors also said they received orders from emergency workers to stay in their apartments, a standard fire procedure but one that angry residents said was the wrong thing to do this time.
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In St. Petersburg, dozens were reported detained by police at the protest. Many of those present were young people, according to reports. Then, on March 26, tens of thousands of people turned out across Russian Federation for an "anti-corruption" protest.
Comey further testified that he was so concerned Lynch was in cahoots with Hillary's campaign - especially after learning she had secretly met on a plane with Hillary's husband, former President Bill Clinton - that he considered personally calling for a special counsel to take over the investigation.
For Trump, the line between whim and will is always thin. After meeting with Mueller in a classified session, the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry would steer clear of obstruction of justice to focus instead on Russian Federation meddling in the elections - and whether there was any Trump campaign collusion with officials tied to the Kremlin.
Several people including a top Republican congressman were wounded in a Washington suburb early Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire as they practiced for an annual baseball game between lawmakers. Sanders said the gunman apparently volunteered on his campaign. According to his Facebook posts, Hodgkinson despised President Trump and "Rethuglicans".
The Post previously reported that Trump had called Coats and Rogers and asked them to publicly deny there was any evidence linking the Trump campaign to Russia's meddling in the election. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., asked whether Trump had expressed any frustration with Sessions about his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.
Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. It's being reported that the special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election is examining whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice.
The uncertainty over Warmbier's condition and treatment in detention speaks to the opacity of North Korea's justice system. An airplane carrying Otto Warmbier , who is from OH, landed in Cincinnati late Tuesday night. In Seoul, South Korea, U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon said "we pray for him and we pray for his family". North Korea says he has been in a coma for more than a year, after taking a sleeping pill while fighting food poisoning.
In comments aimed at a domestic audience, Putin insisted the latest United States sanctions over alleged election meddling are efforts to "contain Russia ". Navalny has been sentenced to 30 days behind bars after being detained Monday on his way to a protest in Moscow against government corruption, where hundreds were arrested in the city centre.
While the Justice Department has said Mr Sessions recused himself in March because of his involvement in Mr Trump's campaign, Mr Comey testified that the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of information that would have made it "problematic" for Mr Sessions to be involved.
Martin declined to elaborate, saying doctors will share more information about Warmbier's condition in a separate news conference Thursday afternoon. "[.] We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime in North Korean", Warmbier's family said in a statement that was blatantly critical of North Korea.
Outside the cordons, impromptu tributes had appeared, with photos of missing people, messages of condolences, flowers and candles. Kensington and Chelsea Council admitted it had received complaints over the works, after a residents' action group said its warnings about safety had fallen on "deaf ears".
Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, who led the filing in federal district court, said 196 Democrats have already signed onto the lawsuit - the most to ever sue an American president. Kennedy and Barack Obama, who took steps to comply with the emoluments clause. The lawsuit cites Trump's leases, properties and other business "entanglements" around the world as the reason for the suit, saying those posed a conflict of interest under a clause of the Constitution.
Paul and Minneapolis. Yanez, who pleaded not guilty, testified on Friday that Castile disregarded the officer's commands and began reaching for a firearm he had disclosed he had in his possession. They also argued that Castile had smoked marijuana before the traffic stop and was stoned, which influenced his actions. He reminded the jury that a bullet hit Castile in what would have been his trigger finger - but there was no bullet damage around his pocket where he had the gun.
Terry said he went up as far as the 10th floor, adding: "The amount of kit that this job has absorbed from the London Fire Brigade is unbelievable". When she got downstairs there was only four of them with her. Some residents threw a baby and other children out the window to escape the flames. Tamara, one witness, told the BBC: "There's people, like, throwing their kids out, 'Just save my children, just save my children!'" British Prime Minister Theresa May has visited the site ...
Charles Williams, Commander for Carrier Strike Group 5 and Task Force 70, said , according to a separate Seventh Fleet press release from Thursday. Copters and airplanes from the USS Ronald Reagan super-carrier and destroyers the USS John S. McCain and McCampbell all took part in the search. The Navy statement said that the Shiloh crew continued searching the ship even after surface and air searches were canceled.
He said that just by announcing a price stabilisation fund to procure the farm produce at the minimum support price (MSP) will not do much difference in fact a commission to decide parameters for a loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce needs to be set.
An unnamed Israeli official also made similar comments to the Walla! news website, saying: "we are not aware of any change in Palestinian policy, which is to continue to pay Palestinian terrorists". Tillerson told the committee that he's still reviewing the new sanctions that Senate Republicans and Democrats agreed upon late Monday after lengthy negotiations.
He made phone calls to friends and family at home in Syria before sending one final message that read: "The fire is here now, goodbye", The Telegraph reported. "We absolutely agree that a thorough investigation into Building Regulations should take place immediately". "We are heartbroken for his family, who thought he had found safety in the United Kingdom", read the post.
Qatar can import goods from Turkey, the Far East or Europe and it will respond to the crisis by diversifying its economy even more, he told CNBC. Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar a week ago, accusing Doha of backing terrorism.
The death toll from a horrific blaze in the British captial is now 17, but searchers are yet to reach the upper floors of the apartment tower, where many more bodies may lie. Dozens of others have been hospitalized. Singer Adele was among people who gathered on Wednesday night close to a London tower block that was destroyed in a catastrophic fire, according to posts on social media.
The gunman , identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, opened fire on Republicans as they practised for the baseball game on Wednesday, critically wounding Louisiana member Mr Scalise, 51, and hitting aides and police as congressmen and others dived for cover.
The hospital where Scalise is recovering after being shot said the congressman remains in critical condition and will require several more operations. Local congress members are sending their condolences following a shooting at a Republican congressional team practice in Alexandria, Virginia. An FBI spokesman replied "no comment" when asked whether the gunman had "a vendetta against Republicans".
It's been deemed as the favorites since the event kicked off but one more upset can knock it out. Bangladesh outgunned New Zealand in their final group stage game with a brilliant fifth wicket stand between Shakib-al-Hasan and Mahmudullah seeing them home in a thrilling chase.
Comey testified Thursday that he made a decision to pass on his notes of meetings with Trump to a Columbia professor friend of his to leak to the New York Times after perceiving the Trump tapes tweet as a threat. "I'd be glad to tell him exactly what I told you", the president said. Lawmakers also are asking that Daniel Richman, a law professor at Columbia, turn over memos that Comey took of his conversations with Trump.