The background: On Saturday morning, President Trump claimed on Twitter that Obama had ordered the phone lines in Trump Tower tapped during the presidential campaign. "Because Trump can declassify every single thing that has been done to him", he explained. Lewis did not say whether the Justice Department specifically ever ordered surveillance on Trump or other citizens.
No indication Trump does not support Federal Bureau of Investigation head, White House spokesman says
Any decision on whether Comey stays or goes, would not be his alone, however. Comey, who served as deputy USA attorney general under President George W. Trump implied that the FBI - which is responsible for domestic crime and security investigations - was part of an Obama-directed political operation against the NY billionaire.
Rod Rosenstein, now the US attorney for the District of Maryland, testified Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the position of deputy attorney general for the Justice Department. Rosenstein said he would not take a stand on any individual case and it would be against his principle to describe the ways in which he would deal with it.
If you didn't know, today (March 8) is International Women's Day, and Secretary Clinton will speak again tonight at the Kennedy Center in Washington for Vital Voices, a women's leadership group she founded. I have also been buoyed by the love and support that I've received from the young women I have mentored over my lifetime. Despite the lack of enthusiasm for a Clinton mayorship, New Yorkers would take her over de Blasio, according to a late January poll .
In response to the emperor comment, Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis said in a statement, "Sounds like someone has a Napoleon complex". The hip-hop artist made the announcement at a press conference at Westcott Elementary School on Monday, March 6, 2017 .
A six-count indictment charged the four with conspiracy, official misconduct, theft and tampering with and falsifying public records, among other charges. The work, including renovation, painting, carpentry, and electrical work, was allegedly performed while the three supervisors and other DPW employees were working for and being paid by the City of Paterson.
The Spurs went 6-2 on their eight-game road swing with four straight wins to close it. I say "randomly" because there was pretty good reason to drug test him after that game. Harden, who sat out the first six minutes of the second period as is his norm, led all scorers with 23 points and seven assists in the first half. Keeping with how the Spurs typically conduct business, Leonard has been balling way under the radar.
Supreme Court considered a last-minute appeal. Theresa Rodriguez, Mark's sister-in-law, was getting out the passenger side of the vehicle, looked up at Ruiz as he walked toward her and smiled at him, according to court documents. Supreme Court considered a plea for a stay of execution. They also contended Ruiz's execution would be unconstitutionally cruel because he's suffered a "uniquely devastating psychological toll" after almost a quarter-century on death row, multiple execution dates ...
The threat was made around 9:10 a.m. against the Chicago Jewish Day School on North Sheridan Road in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood, according to police. In Canada, centers in Toronto and Ontario also said they received threats. Last week , 20 bomb threats were called into JCCs in 12 separate states during the day, including multiple locations in NY and New Jersey.
The group disrupted the Trump rally with air horns, whistles, chants and a smoke bomb, according to the Pioneer Press . The "March 4 Trump" rallies held nationwide on Saturday were targeted by counter-protesters in several cities, including Berkeley, Calif., where 10 people were arrested following a violent scuffle.
An EarthCam livestream captured the famous Ellis Island statue in the dark, with only her crown and torch illuminated in the NY skyline. A Twitter account for the Women's March movement theorized that the lights were flipped to symbolize Wednesday's call-to-action "Day Without a Women", which encourages women to skip work, refuse to shop and wear red.
Zach Collins , who drained a three-pointer with 47 seconds left to ice the game, was not yet four months old. Perk said it was a girls ball, which is insane, said GUs Nigel Williams-Goss. In the finals, the big man will face the St. Mary's Gaels who he has averaged 14.0 points and 7.5 rebounds aginst this season. He was not alone. Although he faced two defenders Williams-Goss charged the basket and scored on a fallaway while being fouled.
I am extremely disappointed to hear about reports of active members and veterans of the Marine Corps sharing nude photos of their female fellow service members. "We are thankful that Thomas Brennan , a Marine veteran, notified the Marine Corps and NCIS about what he witnessed on the "Marines United" page", said Marine Corps spokesman Capt.
A wind advisory runs until 3 p.m. Tuesday for the Lakeshore. Sunday's forecast has rain , cold temperatures and breezy winds. As with any weather watch that seems to be on track, a warning is issued when the weather situation looks more certain.
A nurse at a clinic in Boston gives a child an influenza vaccine injection. "This is Obamacare gone", Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), House Way & Means Committee Chairman, said at a news conference Tuesday. GOP bill: Would let insurers charge older customers five times as much. Now, these same states risk losing billions of dollars, leaving the most vulnerable Americans without a safety net.
Members of the Indian community in the U.S. have been alarmed by a video posted on an anti-immigration website, which shows Indian families relaxing in an OH park, while a man taking the video accuses them of stealing American jobs, the media reported.
While some are planning to publish content about it, others have made a decision to participate by going on strike themselves. "To strike as a woman worker is not just to strike in the workplace, but to understand the unity between domestic roles and public roles that as women we constantly have to straddle".
Trump greeted a group of about 100 people touring the East Wing of the White House and waved from behind a velvet rope flanked by a portrait of former First Lady Hillary Clinton adorning the wall. Martha Raddatz of ABC asked former press secretary Josh Earnest whether he would deny President Trump's claim that the Obama administration spied on his campaign.
But how much would it hurt the US economy if every woman in America actually took the day off from work? "Around the world, International Women's Day is an important catalyst and vehicle for driving greater change for women and moving closer to gender parity".
Berry shot 9 of 14 and made all five of his 3-pointers to offset a tougher shooting night for leading scorer and ACC player of the year Justin Jackson . Notre Dame making a deep run in the ACC Tournament and Louisville falling early (for NCAA seeding purposes) have our interest in Brooklyn. Heading in to the conference tournaments it is not clear who the top four spots in the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament will be.
The three victims were identified as Cody Crockett, Sydney Wallace and Sloan Everett, according to Richard Peet, a county judge and the Gray County Director of Emergency Management. TFS ground resources including fire engines, and bull dozers are actively engaged in firefighting efforts on this wildfire in conjunction with local resources.
He also suggested it was unclear what would happen if the deal was not good enough, but Parliament "says no to walking away". "The prime minister has been very clear, we're a nation that honours its obligations and if we do have any bills that fall to be paid, we'll obviously deal with them in the proper way", Hammond told "The Andrew Marr Show" earlier on Sunday.
The 77-year-old Samson pleaded guilty last summer to a bribery charge and faces up to two years in prison, though his plea agreement allows for the possibility of probation. "[David Samson] expressed deep remorse for his actions and has paid a significant personal and professional price". "It was corruption that is not to be tolerated", said the judge.
Analyst's mean target price for KO is $43.79 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.50. Just yesterday Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) traded 0.43% higher at $34.94. If you are reading this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright legislation.
The website for Kansas City-area power company KCP&L showed more than 100,000 customers without power late Monday evening. Scarborough said he is aware of 12 people who were treated for injuries, three of whom were transported to the hospital.
President Donald Trump's new executive order banning travel from certain Muslim-majority countries dropped key points from his original order, according to the attorney general who sued to stop the first order. Still, he says, the new travel order doesn't change his concerns about the president's intent behind the policy. Inslee added that working for Trump "has got to be one of the worst jobs in America".
Stefanik, called on Mr. Trump to provide $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in his FY 2018 Budget proposal. The bulk of the money - almost $12.6 million - has gone to the city for projects including rehabilitating the river near the city's steel mills, including cleaning the water for fish and removing byproducts that have gone into the water from heavy industry.
Asked by Sen. Dianne Feinstein whether he would appoint a special prosecutor, Mr. Rosenstein said it was too soon to make that kind of determination because he is not now privy to the type of information that he would need to review as part of any assessment.
The man said he came to the house because current members of the fraternity reported football players outside. Police were called to the Pike house after "several" football players arrived in an attempt to fight. After police were called, one of the masked men was interrogated and admitted to the altercation. TMZ posted surveillance video that it said was of the fight at Western.
If you want a phony jobs scam affecting not one but 24 legislators, you should take a look at the investigation launched by the European Anti-Fraud Office around 20 legislative assistants who were allegedly working for Le Pen's party while on the payroll of the European Parliament.
President Trump then beckoned the children over and posed for photos with one boy who was courageous enough to join him, telling the shocked onlookers: "Work hard, everybody". "Tours of the #PeoplesHouse are now available - come on by & visit!" wrote realdonaldtrump . Look for first daughter Ivanka Trump to be front and center at the events, as well as Dina Powell, a top White House adviser whose portfolio includes women's issues.
Sheriff Kent Winstead says the first officer on scene found the teenager with a knife in one hand and his mother's head in the other. "It was a gruesome scene.I can't tell you how many wounds", Winstead told WRAL . "I mean, we just heard him crying and you could hear him all over the place". "He was just so upset", Mullins said. Oliver Funez, 18, of Franklin County, has been charged with first-degree murder after authorities said he decapitated his mother Monday afternoon.
WikiLeaks has published a new set of documents that shed light on the CIA's hacking capabilities. WIkileaks has dubbed the document collection " Vault 7 ", and claims that it is the "largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency".
The movie is set to be released on March 17. Evangelist Franklin Graham joined the fight against the new "Beauty and the Beast" film that will feature Disney's first openly gay character . Noting that the film concludes with "a nice, exclusively gay moment", Condon told Attitude magazine , " LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston".
The five former Big East schools in the ACC claim 11 tournament championships from their old conference, including four by Syracuse and coach Jim Boeheim. However, the roller coaster continued. We'll be highlighting how the season has gone for each team, and discussing the state of each school heading into the postseason.