It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
Russia's Defence Ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian airstrike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May. The U.S. State Department's "Reward for Justice" program has a $25 million reward for information leading to his capture. "Al-Baghdadi was a caliph, but this position is replaceable".
Sreedharan, under whose guidance the work was undertaken. It would be improper if he is seen sitting with PM Modi and Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on the dais just days before the name of the NDA candidate is announced.
He later issued a statement saying: "I feel very angry that it was possible for the fire to spread in the way it did". Attention has focused on a recent renovation project involving cladding installation as people search for answers on the fire that claimed at least 30 lives.
Vivint Solar , Tesla and Sunrun closed up shop in Nevada after the net metering program was slashed in 2016, but all have announced that they will resume operations contingent on the bill becoming law. "Because of Nevada's pro-renewable energy policies, more than $6 billion has been invested in our state". The Nevada Public Utilities Commission eliminated net metering in late 2015, which created uncertainty in the renewable energy market.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has interviewed Johnson about the matter. "It would be a catastrophic mistake, but he doesn't have the authority to do it", Republican Sen. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating son-in-law and top adviser to the President, Jared Kushner's finances and business dealings in relation to Russia's alleged involvement in the 2016 election, according to The Washington Post .
The city of 200,000 people has been largely abandoned due to the fighting, which has seen the military relentlessly bomb the areas held by the militants, with residents fleeing to nearby towns. The ongoing firefight to retake the city has entered its fourth week and has so far killed almost 300 people, including 58 soldiers and policemen. MARAWI CITY , Philippines , June 16 (Reuters) - The Philippines military said on Friday that some of the Islamist militants who stormed Marawi City ...
Many people from the lower floors had a chance to escape the Grenfell Tower inferno, including some who were alerted by Muslim residents who were awake for their early-morning suhoor dinner - a meal eaten before fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.
The Daesh leader may have been alongside other leaders of the extremist group and 330 terrorists killed in the airstrike. Mr Lavrov said that if al-Baghdadi's death is confirmed, its importance must not be overestimated. Russia's military however said the United States was prepped about the place and time of the strike before it was carried out. The Russian ministry said that among other militant leaders killed in the raid were IS leaders Abu al-Khadji al-Mysri, Ibrahim al-Naef al-Khadj ...
The material was "directly associated" with a fast-spreading inferno that engulfed a 21-story high-rise building in Melbourne in 2014, an investigation found. "The fire was small in the kitchen". "That's why I'll be visiting later today to see if there is anything more that we can do - we've already released emergency funds - I want to make sure we do everything we possibly can".
Who will earn a future WWE Championship match? The show traditionally features a Money in the Bank ladder match, with the victor earning a contract for a world title match at the time of his choosing within the next calendar year. Many WWE fans have always looked at NXT as being a lesser brand since the objective of the division is for wrestlers to work their way to the main roster.
Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby , for years feted by millions as "America's Dad" for his role as a lovable obstetrician and father on "The Cosby Show", says he is now legally blind. She claimed she was then jolted awake and felt Cosby's hand groping her breast under her shirt, then groping her genitals. "I wanted it to stop". Cosby apologized to Constand's mother during a later phone call but again declined to say what medication he'd ...
Mohammed Alhajali was a civil engineering student at West London University, with a dream to return home and "rebuild" Syria. Ali lived on the fourteenth floor of the Grenfell Tower in northwest London , according to the Syria Solidarity Campaign, a United Kingdom activist group.
In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons, London , during its first sitting since the election, Tuesday June 13, 2017. While the DUP are deeply euroskeptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a hard Brexit - including a potential loss of a " frictionless border " with the Republic of Ireland - and talks will touch on efforts to minimize the potential damage to Northern Ireland.
Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director James Comey cryptically told lawmakers on Thursday that 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 presidential election.
But after Comey testified to Congress last week about what he said were Trump's attempts to get Comey to publicly exonerate him, Kasowitz maintained that Trump "was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference".
While practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game scheduled for June 15, six were injured and hospitalized, reported CNN . "Proceeds from tickets, sponsorships and donations will go to support the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center , the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, in support of yesterday's shooting, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund ", the event's organizers said on a CrowdRise donation page .
According to the Washington Post report , the widening of the investigation to include possible obstruction of justice by the president began after Mr Comey was sacked and Mr Mueller was appointed to lead the year-long FBI investigation.
Putin recognized that people's incomes have fallen and that 13.5% of Russians now live below the poverty line, currently equivalent to $170. "Not only did we pass a new round of tough sanctions for Russia's meddling in our election, we codified existing sanctions into law, making them harder to lift, and we moved to make the Congress - not the president - the final arbiter of sanctions relief when necessary", he said.
Though several English batsmen got a decent start, their inability to convert them into big innings made England reduce to a low total. "They are a very unsafe side on their day and everyone realises that", he said. Fakhar hit Mark Wood for the first six of the match in the opening over of Pakistan's innings and he and Azhar played some delightful strokes in a fluent partnership.
Otto Warmbier , the USA college student freed by North Korea this week, has a "severe brain injury", according to his doctors. This type of brain injury is usually seen as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest, meaning heart or lung malfunctions may have prevented oxygen from reaching the brain through a person's blood supply, causing brain tissue to die, he explained.
Trump, however, referred to the Post's reporting as a "phony story" in a Thursday morning tweet . The investigation into ties between President Trump's campaign and the Russian government has now turned to investigating Trump himself for obstruction of justice , the Washington Post reported Wednesday .
The FBI said it was investigating the gunman's "activities and social media impressions in the months leading up to yesterday's incident". "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", he said.
Sen. Paul was not injured in this morning's attack but describes the shooting as a rampage, with dozens of shots fired and people dropping on the field in front of him. "The tone of politics has gotten really, really bad", Kinzinger said. "At what point do you have a congregation of members - and we're not even more special than anybody else, but we are targets - do you have a security detail with you?" Despite the tragedy, Pence said the best of America will shine at Thursday night's ...
For Israelis, this is an occasion to be proud of their country's military prowess. "The Six Day War was one of the greatest victories in the history of Israel ", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently said. And few things are as valuable to Israel today as the opportunity to shift the blame for its continued denial of Palestinian rights. Israel's bold territorial gains in 1967 have never been recognised by the Palestinians or the vast majority of the worldwide community.
The State Department has designated Mohammad Shafi Armar , Oussama Ahmad Atar , and Mohammed Isa Yousif Saqar Al Binali as SDGTs, which imposes strict sanctions on these persons and bars USA nationals from engaging in transactions or dealings with designated persons and all their property and interests in property subject to United States jurisdiction is blocked.
Firefighters worked through the night to dampen the fire. In addition, the police chief said that 37 people are under treatment in the hospital, of which 17 are in intensive care due to the extent of their injuries during the fire, which was extinguished in more than a day.
The air strike was launched after the Russian forces in Syria received intelligence that a meeting of Islamic State leaders was being planned, the ministry noted. It is not clear who would replace al-Baghdadi if he was killed - the group has lost many of its senior commanders, killed in USA -led airstrikes, including Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, said by US officials to be the No.
India has reached the Finals of the Champions Trophy by defeating Bangladesh comfortably by 9 wickets . India under the leadership of MS Dhoni defeated England in the finals to lift the Champions Trophy 2013 in England . Kohli acknowledged that Dhoni suggested introducing Jadhav as both the Bangladeshi batsmen were playing the regular spinners in Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin easily.
Sen. Mark Warner, D., Va., asked the attorney general if he had confidence in former FBI Director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to probe whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. He said he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had long discussed their concerns with Comey's job performance. The report states that the probe has begun reaching out to intelligence heads, who declined to tell members of the Senate Intelligence Committee last week ...
The incident took place on Wednesday. 12 people are known to have died after fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in White City after 1am - but Scotland Yard expects the death toll to rise and some claim the actual number could be over 50. The I Will Never Let You Down singer was born in Kosovo but fled to the United Kingdom at the age of one with her mother, father and siblings to escape the war.
He served as special counsel to former Sen. He represents former FIFA President Sepp Blatter in the corruption probe into world soccer's governing body. Pence noted that the Trump administration has proposed $460 million in assistance, which will be used to strengthen law enforcement and develop their economies.
Constitution. Richard Blumenthal , D-Conn., said the number of congressional plaintiffs is higher than in any other suit filed against a president. His lawyer, Sheri Dillon, argued the clause has never been interpreted to apply to fair-value exchanges, for example, payments to stay in the Trump Hotel in Washington , D.C.
And Trump can only stop them by firing Mueller-a blatant obstruction of justice that would likely be more damaging than any crime the president may have committed in the past. Earlier this week, news reports indicated that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller but was dissuaded by staff. The president wrote, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Significantly, Preet Bharara, the India-born former top U.S.
Last week, Comey testified in a Senate hearing that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation ". The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said.