The President also reiterated that he was not personally under investigation, although he previously admitted that he was thinking "of the Russian Federation thing" when he dismissed Mr Comey. And now it transpires that Donald Trump told two Russian diplomats that James Comey is a "nut job" he had to get rid of, apparently because he had a odd interest in Russians .
A referendum last month provoked a narrowly-backed constitutional change enabling him to become the country's first simultaneous head of state and party in almost 70 years. Such sweeping political changes, he says, are vital to ensure stability in the face of militant threats and after an attempted coup a year ago that Ankara attributed to supporters of the US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Mr Macron added, however, that "what I know is that we have investments to make (in Europe), and so we have to work on investment mechanisms for the future". After promising to overcome the ideological divisions that have long hampered French policymaking, Mr Macron has a delicate balancing act to pull off.
North Korea on Friday blasted allegations suggesting it waged a wide-scale ransomware attack last week crippling computer systems in over 150 countries. The "relatively low compromise rate of South Korea, Japan, and the USA runs contrary to every attack ever authorized by Pyongyang", reported Cybereason, a Boston-based security firm.
Comey, however, turned down an invitation to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee as well, which left chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., "extremely disappointed", the lawmakers said in a statement Friday evening.
President and Mr. President said that whatever it would take to release the Chibok girls, any swap that these people demand, he approved it. Jonathan approved it". Galang said they don't yet know who has been released, "but we're very happy that many have been freed". Advocacy group, BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), which has been holding a daily sit-out campaign for the last 3 years to pressure government into rescuing the over 200 girls abducted from Chibok Secondary School in April 2014, has ...
Mr Varadkar's "Shock and Awe" campaign has successfully captured the necessary momentum in the opening days of the campaign, which Mr Coveney's team has found impossible to combat. So far Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty, Ministers Paschal Donohoe, Charlie Flanagan and Helen McEntee have all declared their support for the Social Protection Minister.
Three security operatives were wounded in that attack. There was pandemonium following the first explosion, even as security personnel of the institution stopped one of the suicide bombers before getting to his target. Twin bomb blast went off in the university on the 13th of this month which killed two soldiers and two university security men as well as the male suicide bomber.
The lawyer further justified the ICJ's decision to deliver a quick ruling a mere 10 days after India filed its case at the Hague court. "It is in the interest of justice and same in accordance with law", Choudhary told ANI. Barrister Dr Farogh A. Nasim said Pakistan should not have conceded to ICJ's jurisdiction. Pakistan, on the other hand, said there was "no urgency " in the matter.
Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for the chief executive and several staff members of an opposition daily in Istanbul, as a crackdown continues in the wake an abortive military coup past year. Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said the "detention, arrest and pressure on journalists was something no democracy could accept" as he visited the paper's offices in Istanbul.
Initial video only showed the bodyguards charging the protesters and the bloody aftermath. A previous video from Voice of America showed police officers struggling to protect protesters and ordering the attackers to stop. "We intend to ensure there was accountability for anyone who was involved in this assault". His visit was overshadowed by violence outside the Turkish ambassador's home.
One girl escaped last May and two more escaped or were found past year. It was the biggest number of Chibok girls released since they were abducted in April 2014. Some have been radicalized and have refused to return. Some parents admitted they were anxious about the effect the ordeal has had on the girls. The mass abduction brought global attention to Boko Haram's deadly insurgency in northern Nigeria.
Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization that studies and tracks national health care issues. The bill would get rid of the individual mandate and Medicaid expansion. "He pointed out, 'Look, I'm the guy who had to go tell the president of the United States last time we don't have the votes". As it stands, ObamaCare is in a death spiral and collapsing under its own weight of broken assurances, imperiling tens of thousands of Floridians with ever-increasing premiums and ...
On Thursday, U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer sent a letter to congressional leaders, starting 90 days of consultations with lawmakers over how to revamp the agreement. Linda Dempsey, vice president of global economic affairs for NAM, praised the administration's announcement. As the USA plots its course for reshaping the deal, .
He went on: "There's a rumbling, a subterranean rumbling at the moment, where people are saying we want change". Members of Parliament then voted to approve a motion that a general election will take place. "The cold hard fact is that if I lose just six seats I will lose this election, and Jeremy Corbyn will be sitting down to negotiate with the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of Europe", she said in a Facebook post.
Comey's dismissal last week set off a series of jarring developments that culminated on Wednesday in the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel to probe possible ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
The WC-135 Constant Phoenix aircraft, which "sniffs" the atmosphere for signs of nuclear activity, was on a routine mission when two Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircraft intercepted it, US officials told NBC News . Earlier, a United States official told CNN the Chinese jets came within 150 feet of the U.S. plane, with one of the Su-30s flying inverted, or upside down, directly above the American plane.
Ryan essentially echoed this message in a closed-door meeting of House Republicans earlier Wednesday morning. Putin even suggested that Russian Federation share the records of last week's talks between Trump and Lavrov with the U.S. "I'm not even going to comment on that". "Those are the things that are within our purview in Congress". Earlier on Wednesday, GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger became one of the most high-profile Republicans to join the call for an independent commission or special ...
Less than a week after Comey's firing, the explosive news cycle continued Monday night when the Washington Post first broke that Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador during their meeting at the White House last week.
North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the missile a "new ground-to-ground, medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", and it said the "Hwasong-12" is "capable of carrying a large, heavy nuclear warhead". It was different because it flew high more than twelve hundred miles up, and more than 400 miles out, close to Russian Federation. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that ...
Millions of Iranians voted late into the night Friday to decide whether incumbent President Hassan Rouha. In Iran, second-term presidents typically don't fare well: Rouhani's three predecessors won second terms by wide margins, only to find themselves stonewalled by the supreme leader - encounters they ultimately lost.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, prior to his departure on his first overseas trip. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by a USA official. The developments were a blow to White House efforts to tamp down interest in the Russian Federation investigation as Mr Trump and his staff boarded Air Force One for Saudi ...
On the issue of the US -operated antimissile system, Moon said he would carefully approach the matter after he is briefed by special envoys on their consultations with the leaders of important foreign nations they were sent to. Shares in AmorePacific 090430.KS , its largest cosmetics firm, were up 0.9 percent. In a 40-minute meeting with Hong at the State Department headquarters in Washington, Tillerson was quoted as saying that Washington's "open message" to Pyongyang was for it to halt ...
The air strike late on Thursday killed several people and caused material damage, the source said , saying that this hampered efforts by the Syrian army and its allies to fight ISIS. The Pentagon believes that Iran is ruled by Pro-government forces in Syria, advancing to the position of the worldwide coalition headed by the USA.
Curry and Thompson each nailed four 3-pointers. Brown, last a Spurs assistant in 2003 who has said he hopes to do something to repay Popovich someday for the opportunity, certainly learned some X's and O's but it went far beyond that to observing how Popovich has adapted to players now and continued to be a top-notch communicator.