A controversial national security aide to President Donald Trump has been removed from his post , the White House said on Wednesday. "General McMaster appreciates the good work accomplished in the NSC's Intelligence directorate under Ezra Cohen's leadership", a White House official said in a statement Wednesday.
But Trump's direct involvement in the statement's crafting was described to the Post by one Trump adviser as "unnecessary". "The statement that was issued was true and there were no inaccuracies in the statement". The White House leader hoped to ameliorate the Washington-Moscow relationship, but his administration faces investigations regarding Russia's interference in last year's United States presidential elections.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team of six to investigate the derailment and propane tank vehicle fire, in Hyndman, Pennsylvania. The order encompasses the entire town of Hyndman, and residents have been directed to a local church for help with lodging and food. Federal investigators arrived at the scene late Wednesday afternoon but weren't able to assess the situation because the fires were still burning.
An Arab man accused of killing his eight-months pregnant married Jewish girlfriend "intended to kidnap her in exchange for Palestinian prisoners", it has emerged. When Harouf was first interrogated there were contradictions in his responses, which led to a continuing investigation and questioning of other witnesses to the couple's relationship, according to police.
Venezuela's attorney-general Luisa Ortega has called the official results "a mockery", and Luis Rondon, an independent member of the electoral council, said he could not guarantee the vote's results. The United States, Canada, European Union, and almost every Latin American nation have said they will not recognize the constituent assembly. "Based on the robustness of our system, we know without any doubt that the turnout of the recent election for a National Constituent Assembly was ...
A statement from Brnabic's office says she expressed hope at the meeting with Pence that the United States will continue to support Serbia's bid to join the European Union. Vice President Mike Pence accused Russian Federation on Wednesday of working to "destabilize" the Western Balkans and divide the region from the West where he said its future lies.
A retired four-star Marine Corps general, Kelly is trying to right an administration that has never found its footing. Mr Scaramucci told a New Yorker reporter that Mr Priebus was a "paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac", and accused him of leaking information to journalists.
Although the Kremlin did not respond to a request for comment from Reuters, the Defense Ministry came out swinging against it on Wednesday afternoon. Russian military losses that occur during special operations in peacetime are classified, according to a decree signed by Putin in 2015, just four months before Russia launched its operations in Syria fighting with Syrian troops against opposition forces and Islamist fighters.
Two B-1B bombers have flew over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests. The Pentagon declined to comment on the USA assessment of the missile launch, even as it acknowledged that the latest test represented the longest test flight of any North Korean missile.
Despite the fact that it isn't now involved in search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean, Emergency called the code of conduct imposed by the Italian government on humanitarian organisations working in search and rescue operations "unacceptable".
In his interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, McMaster described North Korea's missiles as a "grave threat". That son of a bitch. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will also be in Manila for the security forum, which is hosted by the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The Choice program is a fund set aside to allow veterans to see private physicians outside of the VA network. "We certainly can't let it go away", Sen. Bills that will impact veterans are making their way to the president's desk. The Senate also voted to streamline the appeals process to address a growing backlog of challenges by veterans seeking benefits.
The gang had been preparing to strike police and military targets on British soil. In August 2016, covert officers looked through Ali's auto, and found weapons including an impersonation handgun, an incompletely built pipe bomb and a meat knife with "kaffir" - unbeliever in Arabic - scratched onto the sharp edge.
House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., says "it is time" for President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the Mexico border. Perhaps the speaker saw polls showing that a majority of younger Americans oppose building this looming government boondoggle and thought, How can we get the millennials on board? To force passage, House Republicans attached the border wall funding to another funding bill for the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs, placing Members of Congress in a ...
U.S. President Donald Trump stated in recent tweets China has done "nothing" for the United States in relation to North Korea , and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Section 301 was used extensively in the 1980s to combat Japanese imports of motorcycles, steel and other products - an era during which Lighthizer served as deputy USA trade representative.
But Chinese Ambassador Liu Jieyi said Monday that the United States and North Korea hold "the primary responsibility" for de-escalating tensions and negotiating peace on the Korean Peninsula - not China. Never before seen pictures of North Korea at war. "But", he added, "we do believe China has a special and unique relationship, because of this significant economic activity, to influence the North Korean regime in ways that no one else can".
Mr Miller - a central author of Mr Trump's travel ban on six Muslim majority countries - described this latest policy as "compassionate" and "common-sense". Miller , apparently feeling overshadowed by recently ousted Anthony Scaramucci, decided instead to lecture a CNN reporter about his "cosmopolitan bias" and the original intention of the Statue of Liberty .
Comey's book now has no title and will be published next spring, according to the AP. Comey's book joins the flood of just-released and forthcoming political works, most expected in the next 12 months, that deal either with the Obama presidency or the controversies swirling around the Trump campaign and administration.
He might be dead to Harvard Law, but in his oh-so-brief tenure as President Trump's top spokesman, Scaramucci, 53, had often name-dropped the prestigious school. Must be seen (or heard) to be believed. While the nation's capitol reeled on Monday from former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's exit, few took the news harder than Stephen Colbert .
In an Aug 1 letter to President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in the Senate, 45 lawmakers led by Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said a bipartisan effort would raise wages for workers, grow jobs, promote investment and modernize the tax system for USA businesses.
She's a worrier and said there comes a point where certain jobs are just bad for you. He then glanced at his female co-host Kanoa Lloyd, who rolled her eyes and laughed. Ardern has talked in the past about how wanting children has shaped her professional choices, and she replied graciously. 'It is totally unacceptable in 2017 to say that women should have to answer that question in the workplace.
In Portland, the National Weather Service office serving the region says the temperature could surge to 107 degrees or higher, which would match or exceed its hottest temperature on record (at any time of year) of 107, set in 1942, 1965 and 1981.
One witness, author Joao Quadros, who was on the beach with his son, said he had a bad feeling moments before the plane landed. "We are used to seeing small planes cruising across the shore along the beach near Lisbon". Pictures of the plane taken at the scene appear to show some sort of problem with the left wing as it was tilted lower than the right. The two occupants of the plane were unhurt and were led away by police.
China and Russian Federation have exchanged pointed remarks with the US on who should be blamed for North Korea's ongoing nuclear and missile development, as their growing rift hurts the global community's chances of reaching an effective solution to the problem.
Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming at 2:10 a.m. PST from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It was the fourth such test by the United States this year amid growing tensions with North Korea , which last Friday launched its second ICBM.
Citing a ruling from the state's Office of the Chief Medical examiner, Ocean City police said in a statement Wednesday that Ashley O'Connor of Plano, Texas, who was found buried in the sand, had suffocated. Kro-Art disabled his business' live stream of the beach, out of respect, as crews spent the day working to process the scene and remove O'Connor's body.
A "tornado team" made up of riot-trained staff arrived at the jail at about 18:30, equipped with shields and batons while fire, police and ambulance crews were on standby outside. A spokesperson for the Prison Service said the incident was over by around 10pm, adding: "Specialist prison staff resolved an incident involving a number of prisoners at HMP The Mount on Monday evening".
With tension building up in the North-east, especially in Borno State, as a result of the increasing deadly activities of Boko Haram , military chiefs arrived in Maiduguri , the state capital, Tuesday to tackle the terrorist group. In its 2016 country report on terrorism, released this week, the U.S. said "the Nigerian government took steps to increase its counter-Boko Haram efforts", but could not hold on to gains recorded.
United States officials also said a North Korean Sang-O submarine was operating in the Yellow Sea and the length of its deployment was notable. "We certainly don't blame the Chinese for the situation in North Korea", Tillerson said. "We hope that at some point they will begin to understand that and we would like to sit and have a dialogue with them", Mr Tillerson added. The Security Council has already imposed six rounds of progressively tougher sanctions on North Korea, but so far ...
Swinging between armed clash and dialogue, Washington is sending out mixed messages toward North Korea as tension flares following Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic missile test and ahead of a major South Korea-US annual military drill.
Now he may be better than that, but Kobe won five championships. " There's something about five that beats three ", Jordan replied. When it comes to judging greatness throughout someone's National Basketball Association career, Michael Jordan has made it clear that he values rings just as much as any other stat in the book.
Voters in a new POLITICO poll disagree with his tweet that there is no "chaos" in his White House, 60% of voters say the administration is running somewhat or very chaotically, in comparison with 33% who say it is running well. More than half of voters also said that the president "has attempted to derail or obstruct the investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 election".
Head of Lebanon's General Security, Major General Abbas Ibrahim, told Reuters that three recently captured Hezbollah fighters were released by Nusra Front in exchange for three men held by Lebanon, two of them prisoners and one who finished his prison term.
The family is now suing the Rockaway Township school district . Mallory took her own life in June after what her family says was months of bullying by several of her classmates at Copeland Middle School . The family did not publicly identify the alleged bullies. Mallory's well wishers and loved ones also created a Facebook page, " Mallory's Army ", which conveys the larger message for cyberbullying to be stopped so that it does not lead to such consequences.
The four countries cut off diplomatic and transport links with Qatar on June 5, accusing the Qatari government of supporting extremist groups, interfering in their internal affairs and seeking closer ties with Iran . The deals signed over the years with the US and European allies have helped cement bilateral ties, but have also made the diplomatic fallout around Qatar all the more politically sensitive.