The fallout was swift. "So ask yourself, why would Putin be trying to get Donald Trump elected president?" GOP leadership and Trump's own intelligence officials again affirmed that Russian Federation was responsible for the hacking and influence campaign.
It also said it had made a decision to decline the extradition of former Catalan regional leader Carles Puigdemont from Germany on the charge of misuse of public funds linked to the referendum. However, a national arrest warrant remains in place, meaning that the academic could still be arrested by the Spanish authorities if she returns to the country.
The White House or Trump had to walk back their remarks on three separate occasions, and the State Department, the Senate, and even Trump's top intelligence chief publicly split with him over the last ten days on the issue of Russia's aggression toward the West.
Like with those metal tariffs, the question the Trump administration is considering is whether auto imports are a threat to USA national security. Well, we were down there to defend - vigorously defend - jobs in Ontario but also, more importantly for those hearings, to remind our American friends we have deeply integrated supply chain when it comes to automobiles and auto parts, and that supply chain has served us very well since the 1960s in the original auto pact and now under NAFTA, ...
She says the $150,000 (£115,000) agreement gave the tabloid exclusive story rights and banned her from talking publicly about the alleged affair. The discussed payment to AMI ultimately never happened, according to Giuliani. A spokeswoman for the USA attorney's office and Cohen declined to comment. McDougal says she began a almost yearlong affair with Trump in 2006, shortly after Trump's wife, Melania, gave birth to their son Barron.
The FBI seized documents and files as part of that investigation, which stemmed in part from a referral by the USA special counsel's office, which is looking into possible co-ordination during the 2016 election campaign between Mr Trump's aides and Russian Federation.
Simultaneously, he accused China of allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters by making their goods more affordable overseas. While the Trump administration has stopped short of honoring a campaign pledge to formally designating China a currency manipulator, the president's stream of consciousness approach to economic issues, andwhat many experts perceive as the dangers of unintended consequences, is causing alarm ...
The mother-of-one died in Salisbury District Hospital on July 8 after battling for life for nine days in intensive care. Poisoning victims Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley. Ms Sturgess lived in Salisbury, and the couple had been in the city before going to Mr Rowley's flat in nearby Amesbury on Friday 29 June. For the avoidance of doubt, Mr Rowley's discharge creates no risk to anyone in the community.
The release was accompanied by photos and video of a wreck, including a section that appeared to show the ship's name. But as the Associated Press reports, historians and financial experts are casting major doubts on these claims. According to the company, the bow of the ship is now 430 meters deep, with its stern heading toward the surface 380 meters deep. It's not everyday your country is a key component of an undersea mission to locate a century-old shipwreck that could contain ...
Jim Pattison Jr., president of Ripley Entertainment, said Friday it appeared to be "a fast-moving storm" that hit an otherwise placid lake, saying that some of the company's other boats had been in the water earlier in the day. With the storm warning in effect, it's unclear why the duck boat, and another that made it back safely, were on the lake. The boat, which was carrying 31 people, was on Table Rock Lake when a thunderstorm coupled with strong winds caused it to capsize around 8 p.m., ...
It takes a truly horrific policy, such as support for the war on Yemen, to spur members of Congress to try to end USA involvement in a foreign war, and even in that case it has not been successful so far. Unlike Montenegro, all three countries border Russian Federation. That very separation of the Western world is what could spark the beginning of a major new world conflict.
The backpack, which reportedly contained a flammable, alcoholic liquid, was left on the bus and firefighters were called to the scene. She said the weapon used was apparently a knife, but that is still under investigation. Police said eight people were injured. The suspect, who is thought to have been armed with a kitchen knife, is believed to be a 34-year-old man originally from Iran but now a German citizen.
Following the two leaders' press conference in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, some pundits and Democratic lawmakers suggested that Trump was "treasonous" or a "traitor" for appearing to side with Putin, rather than with the USA intelligence community, on Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.
US President Donald Trump reiterated on the same day in an interview with Fox News that the nuclear deal with Iran the US withdrew from in May "is good for a lot of countries that do business with Iran, but it is not good for this country [U.S.] and it is not ultimately good for the world".
The US has pushed for rapid moves toward ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons and says sanctions will remain until Pyongyang follows through on Kim's pledge. Speaking on Friday alongside Pompeo, Haley called the passing of three massive sanctions resolutions against North Korea a year ago a "Herculean task" that brought North Korea to the table.
But soon she found another way to trace Griffin. A Memphis man allegedly stole his date's vehicle on Saturday so he could go to the drive-in with her godsister. As Pugh was picked up by her mom, she received a text message from her godsister and told her that Griffin asked her out. While she was inside, Griffin allegedly drove off in her vehicle, according to the report.
In the letter, the judge said that he had no objection if the cases were transferred as he could not hear these cases, they said. A divisional bench of Islamabad High Court has taken up the Sharif family's appeals against an accountability court verdict in Avenfield properties reference and later adjourned the hearing until the last week of July.
The film star turned political leader also clarified that he will not quit BJP and continue to serve the party in 2019 elections also. "He (Gandhi) stated that under pressure from the PM, (Defence Minister) Nirmala Sitharaman told lies to the nation ".
Trump's attempt at defending himself was immediately skewered online, with people pointing out that each of the clips in his Twitter video showed him hedging his statements about Russia's interference. "In the United States, in Russian Federation, or anywhere else", he said in a statement . On Monday, Trump tried to walk back his remark that he didn't see any reason why Russian Federation would have meddled in the 2016 election, after intelligence officials and lawmakers of both ...
Mediaite confirmed that Guilfoyle will not be appearing on The Five on Friday to say farewell. Fox News confirmed in a statement to Mediaite on Friday that Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving the network. She has recently become a fixture in the gossip rags thanks to her relationship with Donald Trump Jr. According to the website, the PAC America First is the "the primary super PAC dedicated to electing federal candidates who support the agenda of the Trump-Pence administration".
In response to Trump's tweet , Clinton posted a more recent video , sharing her remarks from a 2016 campaign rally. During the event, Coats also claimed that he didn't know exactly what happened during U.S. On Thursday, after an outcry in Congress, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders issued a statement that Trump "disagrees" with Putin's proposal to have Russian officials question Americans suspected of illegal activity by Moscow, including a former US ambassador to Moscow, Michael ...
An Israeli army statement said shots were fired at troops during renewed protests along the Gaza border with Israel and "in response, (Israeli) aircraft and tanks targeted military targets throughout the Gaza Strip". Gaza was relatively quiet after midnight, residents said. The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned on Friday evening of Israel's current escalation policy at the borders of the Gaza Strip, demanding the worldwide community to intervene.
The official did not specify if that meant Russia's interference in US elections. The Russian leader praised Trump's mediation efforts in North Korea, but slammed his decision to pull out of the worldwide accord curbing Iran's nuclear activities.
Mr Trump's early-morning tweets from Brussels had been typically critical. US President Donald Trump pauses while speaking to members of the media on July 10. into the coffers of Russia", Trump said at a news conference on Friday after talks with UK Prime Minister Theresa May. "They agreed to pay more and they agreed to pay it more quickly", he said, though he did not name countries or give a timeline or figure.
Mr Browder told the BBC he was glad Mr Trump "isn't going to hand me over to President Putin" and said the U.S. leader should have immediately rejected the idea. Trump tweeted that the two men discussed Ukraine , but has not mentioned a referendum or revealed specifics. During the event, Coats also claimed that he didn't know exactly what happened during U.S.
His remarks are nonetheless a headache for the British Conservative leader who is trying to rally support for her Brexit plan , which would see Britain remain closely aligned with the European Union on trade rules for goods (though not services).
Police tweeted that 10 people were hurt. "The identity of the perpetrator has been clarified: a 34-year-old German citizen resident in Luebeck", police added on Twitter. There was no evidence of any link to Islamist militancy and he was not a refugee. Germany had long warned of the threat of more violence after several attacks claimed by ISIS, the bloodiest of which was a truck rampage through a Berlin Christmas market in December 2016 that left 12 people dead.
The steam-pipe explosion that rocked the Flatiron District in Manhattan on Thursday was a roaring reminder of a fatal blast that happened 11 years ago in Midtown. "I was standing behind the police line when a Con Ed worker came rushing over and screaming at police and firefighters to push everyone north because he was anxious that there could be secondary manhole explosions".
The boat was from the Lava Ocean Tours Inc. company and was considered to be within the 300-meter safety zone instituted by the US Coast Guard. Since Monday's tour boat incident, pressure has increased on authorities to create a viewing area on land for the island's booming lava tourism business.
Democratic Senate leader Charles Schumer said that unless details of the Helsinki summit are known, the U.S. president should refrain from more one-on-one interactions Putin "in the United States, in Russian Federation, or anywhere else".
Tweeted Trump: "So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki". Just now, President Putin denied having anything to do with the election interference in 2016. "The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation'". A lot of people out there. In particular, the democratic leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer has offered to "immediately" hold a hearing with all senior members of the delegation who ...
The transport link provided by Ethiopian Airlines helps landlocked Ethiopia pursue its goal of becoming a regional manufacturing hub as it attempts to grow its economy and provide jobs for a large, young population. Ethiopia and Eritrea fought a border war from 1998 to 2000 that killed an estimated 70,000 people from both sides. Since the end of the war, Afwerki has used the threat of Ethiopian aggression to justify repressive policies, including an indefinite national service programme the ...
In rebutting Trump's dismissive comments about USA intelligence on Monday, Coats said in a statement , "We have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and their ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy".
Shocking footage released by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation shows a cyclist falling into the the gap of a raised drawbridge over a river. The video, which you can also see at the bottom of the page, shows the female cyclist on the Racine Street Bridge, as it's begun to rise, to let boat traffic pass below.
Mrs Allen said the chief whip had been "unable to confirm to me that he did not give instructions to break pairs" and she could "only conclude MPs were told to break pairs on Tuesday". Tory rebel Anna Soubry said: "If true this is appalling and those responsible must resign". "As I say, it was an honest mistake and they have apologised".
Lt Shane Cox from Pella Police Department in Iowa told United States news a number of people have been injured and taken to local hospitals. On Friday Alliant Energy was working to restore electricity to almost 6,400 customers in the Marshalltown area, which appeared to have been hit the hardest Thursday afternoon.
Holden, 21, grabs the man by his shoulder, throws him to the ground, and yells in his face. The young woman then appears to scold him. "I don't care who you are", she said . I'd like to take this opportunity to give back to something that means a great deal to me, CATS!' While Holden is certainly not pleased about what happened to her, she hopes the footage, which has gained tens of thousands of views on Youtube, can inspire other women.
Putin went on to specifically mention a criminal case involving Bill Browder, a British investor who was sentenced in absentia to nine years in prison on fraud and tax evasion charges by a Russian court in 2017. "I believed I needed to correct the record. that was my responsibility", Coats said. The visit will be controversial because it will bring a U.S.
Then, as now, Trump backtracked with apparent reluctance after a period of public outcry. Trump sought to end 27 hours of bipartisan recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error. Chairman of the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee, Republican Senator Bob Corker, said that Putin "only understands the language of strength". Not all Republicans were angry with Trump's conduct in Helsinki.
The date estimate, the presence of the head and the unusually large size of the sarcophagus led some to speculate that the tomb might hold Alexander the Great's missing remains . Despite warnings of an ancient curse to those who would open the 2,000-year-old sarcophagus, archaeologists went ahead on Wednesday, enlisting the help of Egyptian military engineers.
A USA diplomat, who wished not to be named, told the Daily Beast that President Trump is nothing but a "p*ssy". Loudest was one was a reporter asking, "Is Russia still targeting the U.S., Mr. Mr Trump then went into damage control mode and, a full 24 hours after his press conference with Mr Putin, tried to explain away his actions by claiming he had said one word wrong .
Image: Alexandre Benalla is being questioned by police. Le Monde newspaper published a video showing Alexandre Benalla striking and then stamping on a young man while wearing a police visor during a demonstration in central Paris on May 1.
President Donald Trump plans to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday, four days after a summit that led to an uproar in the United States over Trump's failure to publicly confront Putin for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 usa election.
The company said in a statement: "We spotted things that look like treasure boxes, but we have not opened them yet". Investors have responded en masse to these claims from Shinil, which prompted the country's financial regulator to issue a warning, the AP also said.
Mr Putin has also described the summit as "successful" but warned "there are forces in the United States that are prepared to casually sacrifice Russian-US relations". At the Helsinki meeting, Trump also agreed to consider a Putin request to question the former USA ambassador to Moscow over US campaign-finance violations that critics say Trump should have dismissed outright.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe poses after signing a contract with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk at the Japanese Prime Minister's office in Tokyo, Japan, July 17, 2018. The EU-Japan FTA will create a trade zone covering 600 million people and almost a third of global GDP. For Japan, the conclusion of the agreement with Europe marks a major milestone.
It seemed like he wanted to pull away, but she was not to be deterred, so she yanked him back one more time before releasing her grip on the president. While officials from both the palace and Downing Street have tried to say that since it wasn't a state visit but rather a working visit, the plan was only for the Queen to meet with the both Donald and Melania Trump , a source told The Sunday Times that "senior courtiers discussed which royals to include and shared concerns about Charles's ...
Coats said he was also not aware of the content of the private the president's private conversation with Vladimir Putin Helsinki . "Obama didn't do it", Trump told CNBC in an interview at the White House. Earlier on Thursday, the USA president had said of Mr Putin: "I look forward to our second meeting". Trump and Putin met in Helsinki, Finland on Monday.
He says recovery efforts are ongoing, with some passengers still unaccounted for. A dive team is assisting. There reportedly were 31 people on a " Ride the Ducks " boat, a vehicle that goes from land to water and is a popular attraction for tourists at Table Rock Lake.
On July 14, China's Ministry of Finance set up the "U.S. Research Think Tank Alliance" with research institutes around the country, totaling nearly 20 organizations, in an effort to figure out "how to respond to new circumstances and challenges that the U.S".