With 82 percent of the vote counted, the Interior Ministry said Macron's party had 42 percent of the vote, the conservative Republicans had 22 percent and the far-right Front National 10 percent. The FN leader will now have to abandon her seat in the European Parliament, where her party is under several investigations in alleged funding scandals.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he consults with a career ethics official when questions arise about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. Though Ruddy was at the White House earlier in the day, those aides said he did not meet with Trump , but White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, a former conservative media leader himself.
The annual friendly bipartisan game takes place in an effort to raise money for charity, said the New York Times . The deciding factor will probably be Louisiana Democrat Cedric Richmond, who may be the best to have ever played in the game.
Reuters, sourcing a spokesman at the Security Ministry, reported that the resort came under attack by gunmen. " The situation is under control ", he added. "Malian special forces intervened and about 20 hostages have been released", said Security Minister Salif Traore . The rural resort - popular with Western tourists and expats - offers luxury accommodation, a spa and three swimming pools, as well as running excursions and sports for guests.
It is about a better Britain for the many, not just the chosen few. May called the election in a bid to increase her majority and strengthen her hand within her party ahead of the Brexit talks. The research shows that the election campaign, which was meant to cement Theresa May as one of the strongest and most stable leaders in our history, has in fact eroded support for her.
Citing unidentified sources, the news station reported that Rosenstein told Brand she would be tasked with the final decisions regarding resources made available for the probe, headed by special counsel and former FBI director Robert Mueller , and whether anyone is prosecuted because of the investigation.
At least one Afghan soldier has been killed and several American soldiers wounded in an incident at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a USA military official said. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack in an email statement where he alleged that dozens of policemen had died.
Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran. The bill provides for a legal level of sanctions imposed by the decrees of the former President of the United States Barack Obama in connection with the conflict in the Donbas and the annexation of Crimea by Russian Federation.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that the policemen were killed because democracy is denied in Jammu and Kashmir . He had a meteoric rise within the Lashkar group and was appointed commander for South Kashmir after he killed two policemen in broad daylight at Anantnag bus stand in June past year.
Captioning her first post, Rita wrote: "On my way to Rugby Club, Walker Road to help out - please come and help if you can". She took to social media to write: "My prayers are with everybody involved my heart is beating so fast". Fourmee wrote on Instagram: "Just spotted Adele and Simon Konecki visiting the Grenfell Tower , she was dressed in an abaya". 'I used to play in that block - I want to do all I can do to help'.
The ceremony took place before the teams' match Sunday at the Confederations Cup tournament. France has offered three firefighting planes, while Spain has already sent two water-bombing aircraft to help tackle the fires. According to the prime minister, just 11 fires were still active but he said the authorities were "particularly anxious about two of them". Costa said that while investigations are ongoing to determine the cause of the fire, authorities believe that the high temperatures ...
Let me be crystal clear so you completely understand: We have not received nor are we aware of any investigation of the president of the United States", Sekulow replied. "The best thing that could happen for the president, and the country, is a full and credible investigation". "Because the special counsel, under the special counsel regulations, reports still to the Department of Justice, not an independent counsel", Sekulow said.
He added that the "illegal and heinous act of provocation " occurred at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday as the delegation was returning from a United Nations conference on the rights of the disabled, officially known as the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
About two hours later, a Syrian jet dropped bombs and was "immediately" shot down by a USA war plane, the coalition said. The incident occurred in the town of Ja'Din, south of Tabqa, Syria , which had recently been retaken from ISIS by the Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ), an umbrella group of Syrian Kurdish and Arab rebel forces supported by the U.S.in the fight against the militant group.
While Ghani said he would not be drawn "into a blame game", he did call out Pakistan, saying that despite attempts at negotiations to bring an end to conflict and terror, "we have made little progress". "There is a big problem with the heads of the security institutions", said Salahuddin Rabbani, foreign minister and head of Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan, the party behind Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.
Trump appeared to confirm he was being investigated for obstruction in a tweet on Friday that read: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Mr. Rosenstein's comments weren't attached to any particular story, though the Washington Post had just reported that Mueller's probe had expanded and investigators were looking into the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner's business dealings.
President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure indicates that his Washington, D.C., hotel hasn't seen a major jump in monthly revenue since his election, amid critics' concerns that it might draw spending from people seeking to win the president's favor.
The remarks nevertheless provided ammunition to Democrats who have unanimously opposed the Republican effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Aside from making changes to the state's Medicaid program, Senate leader Phil Berger said in a statement Thursday that the new bill would help address findings from the audit by banning the state-funded mental health agencies from spending tax dollars on "alcohol, first-class airfare, ...
Russian Federation claims killing the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike on Friday during a meeting of Islamic state leaders just outside the IS de facto capital in Syria . The ISIS attacks killed Yehya Mohammed Shehadeh, a commander from the tribal forces operating with the SDF. Hours after the air strike, IS media released a video showing extensive damage to buildings and a number of dead people, mostly covered up, blaming "US air strikes".
Trade unions have said Macron must listen to their demands and not use his majority to bulldoze policy reforms through, or else face unrest. Marie Le Pen, head of the far-right National Front. She said her National Front party had won at least six seats - with not all votes counted - an increase from the two seats it held in the outgoing legislature.
He had a meteoric rise within the Lashkar group and was appointed commander for South Kashmir after he killed two policemen in broad daylight at Anantnag bus stand in June a year ago. Police have identified LeT district commander (Anantnag) Bashir Ahmad Wani as the brains behind the attack. Earlier, soldiers and a police special counter-insurgency force cordoned off Arwani village on a tip-off that militants were hiding in two homes, triggering a firefight, the officer said.
Investigators say the man used a machete to defend himself from robbery suspects and held one of the captive until police arrived. The Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies were able to get a description of the suspects' vehicle and located it at a gas station nearby.
With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats and Labour 261 followed by the pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. German politician and European Union executive member Guenther Oettinger said, however, that a weak British leader increased the risk negotiations would turn out badly.
The Post had reported that Trump was being investigated for potential obstruction of justice by Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election . Some Republicans have called for Mueller's firing, citing alleged conflicts of interest. Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence has now hired legal counsel to represent him in the Russian Federation probe and there are media reports that the investigation has expanded to ...
Conway , who almost became a top Trump appointee at the Justice Department , later said that his criticism was a form of tough love for the president. Not so, the Justice Department has argued, insisting the temporary ban is based on credible national security concerns unrelated to religion, and his campaign statements should be ignored.
But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed U.S. officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia.
President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017 , in Miami . President Donald Trump on Friday shifted from President Barack Obama's policies with the communist country. Gaviota , GAESA's tourism arm, now operates the Four Points by Sheraton Havana , a hotel that, when it opened, was the first USA hotel to open in Cuba in almost 60 years.
Robert Mueller , the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday. " Witch Hunt ", the president said on Twitter . I can see why his Vice President Mike Pence has made a decision to lawyer up. Comey used his his three-hour testimony before the Senate intelligence committee last week to launch a blistering takedown of ...
The Warmbier family said North Korean officials told the USA envoys that soon after his trial in March 2016, their son reportedly became sick with botulism , an illness caused by a toxin, and fell into a coma after being given a sleeping pill, according to the Post .
President Trump's Department of Homeland Security has announced that it will continue the Obama-era immigration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on the five-year anniversary since it was enacted. Some recipients have lost their DACA protection after being arrested for crimes. This program also came about under Obama and provides deportation protection and work authorization for immigrant youth who came to the United States illegally before the age of 16.
Meanwhile, dozens of people erupted into Kensington and Chelsea town hall to protest the lack of response following the fire. He said police will release images and video from inside the tower tomorrow, pending the approval of Grenfell families.
The two Britons who were injured in the fires also received treatment for smoke inhalation and have been discharged from hospital. Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said 30 people were founded dead inside inside cars, and another 17 next to the vehicles on one road leading to the IC8 motorway.
Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of p. "However, there may be other people who were in there on the night that others were not aware were there", he said. The public is also demanding answers about how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that the recently-renovated building's exterior paneling fueled the flames.
Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner , as well as whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Trump was considering firing Mueller over credibility issues, and Rosenstein is thought to be considering recusing himself since he could be a witness in the firing of former FBI Director James Comey .
Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey in May after Rosenstein authored a memo advising him to do so. Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.