Scaramucci denied any wrongdoing , and later applauded CNN for doing "the right thing" by retracting the story: "It's ok". According to BuzzFeed , the report claimed the committee had been looking into the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) as part of its probe of President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner.
That is a problem for Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky - who have said they can not vote for the bill as is. The CBO report made him " more concerned" about voting for the bill than he was before Monday, he said. Bush and was appointed to his current role two years ago by a Republican Congress. The budget office's findings added to this uncertainly. That 10-year projection from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office threw the outcome of a planned Senate vote on the bill ...
The Supreme Court chose to allow a limited version of the ban to come into effect - targeting the supposedly "terror-prone" countries of Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya and Sudan - but it will hear arguments in the case in the fall. In a ruling earlier this month, the three justices of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said that "immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show".
Various media outlets have reported that the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has imposed a ban on the sale of live chickens, but there is no official confirmation of this from the Department. "We will observe this ban for a period of 14 days and will reassess the situation". The Federal Government is to compensate Ebonyi poultry farmers affected by the December 2016 Avian Influenza attack on poultry farms in the state, from July 5.
Speaking at a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Modi expressed hope that India-US economic and trade ties will strengthen further. and India would do it together. Modi says he's eager to welcome Ivanka Trump to India later this year. New Delhi was irked by Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accord.
Syria's six-year civil war remained the largest single cause of displacement, with 12 million people - around two-thirds of the population - either uprooted within the country or fleeing overseas, the group said. Monday's report also pointed out that, despite the huge focus on Europe's migrant crisis, it is poorer countries that host most of the world's refugees .
It warned the use of chemical weapons would likely result in mass murder of civilians, including innocent children, adding that Assad and his military would pay a heavy price. Syria denied it carried out the attack. Sir Michael told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "As always in war, the military action you use must be justified, it must be legal, it must proportionate, it must be necessary".
Modi meanwhile, described his White House visit as being "filled with friendliness" from the "opening tweet to the end of our talks". Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, while briefing reporters on the meeting, said the two nations noted that in their joint statement that terrorism is a global scourge that must be fought in every part of the world , and the USA and India would do it together.
For almost the last 20 years, USA presidents dating back to former President Bill Clinton have hosted a dinner at the White House to celebrate the end of Ramadan , Islam's holy month dedicated to fasting and charity. The Premier added that the fasting associated with Ramadan encourages mental and physical commitment to the faith and also enables families and communities to connect with one another and renew values sacred to Islam.
The Senate Republican health care bill will leave millions more New Yorkers without health care and cut billions of dollars from New York's Medicaid program. "Just like the House bill, this legislation is a death trap for New Yorkers". In that case, the governor says the state would be forced to add a tax.
A Moscow-based cyber security firm, Group-IB, said it appeared to be a coordinated attack simultaneously targeting victims in Russian Federation and Ukraine . "The company is now experiencing a hostile ransomware attack on its network systems", said an internal Merck memo quoted by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The University of Virginia student returned to OH late Tuesday and hospitalized after being detained for 18 months in the Hermit Kingdom after being convicted of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. "It was only a week ago that the North Korean government now claims that he was in a coma for nearly all of that time ". Yun met in May with North Korean representatives in Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that Swedish representatives would be allowed to visit Otto Warmbier and ...
In return, the Conservatives will receive support from the DUP's 10 MPs on key votes in the Commons - including those relating to the Queen's Speech, the Budget, national security and Brexit. This is not necessarily the fairest or most logical way of running things; it is just how it has been conventionally done and there are clear precedents to prove it, including the £1.2bn to Northern Ireland from Gordon Brown's government in 2008.
Although the collision occurred in Japanese waters, under a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) that defines the scope of the U.S. military's authority in Japan, the U.S. Japanese officials are also investigating why the 222-metre (730-foot) cargo ship made a sudden turn at about 1.30 am, and a sharp turn after it reported the accident around 2:20 am, as shown in data from the Marine Traffic website .
The CBO estimates that under the Senate's proposal, premiums will be based on a benchmark plan that includes less coverage and higher deductibles, which will mean lower premium subsidies. Bernie Sanders to protest the Republican bill - first in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night and then Columbus, Ohio, early Sunday - the President's name never came up unprompted.
Demonstrators started the rally from Muzaffarabad's famous Burhan Wani Chowk, named after a Hizbul Mujahideen commander who was killed by Indian forces in IHK past year. "Terrorism is a global menace", Mr Baglay added. President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Masood Khan also questioned the declaration of Salahuddin as globally designated terrorist.
Fiona Wilcox, the Westminster coroner, said in a statement on Monday. It also expressed its condolences and reiterated its decision that it will no longer supply cladding panel in other high-rise buildng projects, regardless of codes and regulations.
After the meeting, the two addressed a joint press conference at Rose Garden in the White House, where Trump described United States as a "true friend" to India. "The transformation of India presents abundant commercial and investment opportunities for American businesses", said Modi whose government is about to implement a new nationwide tax system created to scythe through red tape.
President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hug while making statements in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington . In another strong reference to Pakistan , Jaishankar said there was an extensive discussion between the two leaders on terrorism, "what its epicenter is" and how it is affecting the region, particularly the South Asian region where India is located.
Senate Republicans on Monday released a revised version of the bill to include a provision that would encourage people to buy insurance: a six-month "lock out" period where people who don't have insurance have to wait six months before their policy takes effect.
Trump's assertion of his commitment to the India-US partnership and the US State Department move are being seen as key to solidifying the India-US strategic relationship against the backdrop of Trump assuming office as US President and his seeming penchant for riling almost all traditional allies and partners of the US since taking office on 20 January.
Mattis said a request by General John Nicholson, the head of U.S. and worldwide forces in Afghanistan, for additional troops would mostly be made up of troops who would train, advise and assist Afghan forces, potentially putting them with Afghan forces at the brigade level.
Northern Ireland's political parties are still locked in negotiations to form a semi-autonomous power-sharing executive for the province, almost four months after local elections there. Foster said that she was "delighted that we have reached this agreement , which I think works, obviously, for national stability". And Nigel Dodds, a DUP MP and deputy leader of the party, said any outrage at the deal was "hypocrisy of the highest order", saying the deal would deliver for all the people ...
A spokesperson for the coalition has said it is investigating the reports. "This mission was meticulously planned and executed to reduce the risk of collateral damage and potential harm to non-combatants", he added. The jail included civilian prisoners as well as jailed members of the group. Privately-owned and pro-government al-Ikhbariya al-Soriyah television news network reported that US-led coalition warplanes had destroyed a building in al-Mayadeen used as a prison by Daesh.
As an alternate juror, McCoskey listened to the six days of testimony with regular members of the panel, but was dismissed prior to deliberations. "We're only here because of those unproven accusations and I believe and I know in my heart that the judge will not reverse his decision, will give us a fair trial as he just did".
The jury started deliberating June 20. "Any lost life is heartbreaking and tragic, but any time someone so young and so innocent is lost, it magnifies the pain and the sorrow to very bad proportions", Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley said.
It will be his first official phone call with the US President since taking over from Enda Kenny. In a significant victory for the president, the justices partially reinstated the travel ban pending the court's review next term. The other basic portion of Trump's initiative, which will remain partially blocked, will be the prohibition on USA entry to citizens of Iran, Somalia , Sudan, Syria, Yemen and Libya, although entry will be allowed for people from those countries who have ...
Hearing reports on a police radio of gunfire at an East Jerusalem holy site several blocks away from the Old City, a group of Israeli border police near the Old City's Damascus gate was preparing to respond when an assailant began stabbing Staff Sgt.
One Afghan soldier was killed and another wounded, but officials did not specify if one of these soldiers was the attacker. On June 10, an Afghan army commando killed three US soldiers and wounded another. In that case Mujahid claimed that the shooter was a Taliban loyalist who infiltrated the army specifically to seek out opportunities to attack foreign soldiers.
The collision tore a gash below the Fitzgerald's waterline, killing seven sailors in what was the greatest loss of life on a US Navy vessel since the USS Cole was bombed in Yemen's Aden Harbour in 2000. Ordinarily, Japan has the right to investigate maritime collisions in its territorial waters, but in the case of U.S. warships, the U.S. Navy has the primary right to do so under a bilateral Status of Forces Agreement, making it uncertain whether Japan will have access to the U.S.
And he doesn't want that to happen because it might be even harder for him to get the votes when they come back. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans in Congress have been pushing to repeal and replace Obamacare , former president Barack Obama's signature domestic legislation.
Palace chairman Steve Parish has appointed De Boer in the hope he can turn the perennial relegation battlers into a solid Premier League side, while also introducing a more expansive brand of football in the process. "I want a team where the fans are excited to come to our games, to see a team that wants to win and wants to fight for every minute", he said. Crystal Palace appear to not be able to distinguish the difference between new manager Frank de Boer and his twin brother ...
CTS forces surrounded the area, backed by the army and the air force, and "killed numerous IS fighters", a statement said, adding "the situation is now under control". A USA -led Arab-Kurdish coalition is closing in on the extremists as well in Raqqa, their final major holdout in Syria. The long-awaited assault on the Islamic State's holdout in the Old City began in earnest on June 18.
This comes after the government announced that 60 high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities across the country have now failed fire cladding safety tests after the Grenfell Tower disaster. Officials evacuate residents of the Chalcots Estate, in London's Camden borough on Friday evening. So far every sample of cladding from high-rise buildings that officials have tested in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster has failed tests for combustibility, raising the prospect of mass tenant ...
Trump campaigned on his " America First " policies and has used the phrase often since assuming office. "Following Hitler's dictatorial politics ", KCNA continued, the " America First " "strategy creates the atmosphere of horror among political, public, media, information and all other circles in the US, putting Trump, advocator of the idea, on the chopping board of impeachment himself".