She told a congressional hearing Monday that Flynn not only lied about whether he and Russia's ambassador to Washington had discussed the lifting of sanctions, but then misled the vice-president about it, causing Mike Pence to unwittingly parrot the lie.
Gen. John Nicholson said. The IS leader was confirmed dead three weeks after the USA launched one of the most powerful conventional bombs in Nangarhar province, with the aim of destroying one of the last IS strongholds and facilitating the ongoing field operations of U.S.
The hearing marked the most intense public scrutiny Yates has ever faced, but she did not appear rattled. Before the full scope of Flynn's Russian connections were known, Obama urged Trump during their Oval Office meeting on November 10 not to hire Flynn.
The project will take around four years to complete, Obama said , but educational programs will begin this year. Obama said he hoped the center would become a hub of activity on Chicago's South Side, where Obama started his political career.
The first time on April 27 shows him unwrapping cookies from a hiding place in the bathroom and then eating it while sitting on the toilet. Gaza, (Alresalah.ps)- More than 1,500 prisoners continue their hunger strike inside the Israeli Jails protesting the violations against humanity they have been suffering form since long time in Israeli jails.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who spoke at the end of the debate also concentrated his attack on EVMs. "It is commonsense that gadgets other than ECI EVMs can be programmed to perform in a pre-determined way, but it simply cannot be implied that ECI EVMs will behave in the same manner", said the panel asserting its EVMs are "technically secured and function under an elaborate administrative and security protocol".
Its afternoon cover shows Macron walking to the podium at the Louvre, with the headline "The triumph of Macron, the challenges of the president". Without a majority, Macron could be forced into an uncomfortable collaboration with a legislature and a prime minister of an opposing political persuasion, significantly hobbling his ability to pursue goals.
According to the Associated Press , it will be formally commissioned "sometime before 2020, after sea trials and the arrival of its full air complement". The new carrier is built along similar lines, although it appears slightly larger and more advanced, analysts said. The SCMP recalls Japan's anger when the Liaoning first ventured into the western Pacific previous year; the Associated Press notes that Japan, India, and Taiwan have grown interested in building the kind of submarine that ...
This comes after the US also ramped up military pressure in the area. Beijing should make the first move by proposing a formula that guarantees the security of the regime in North Korea by lifting the sanctions and re-integrating Pyongyang internationally in return for abandoning its nuclear program.
Dharmashala was founded in 1969 headquartered at Shimla and it was later shifted to Dharmashala in January 1983. The Education Board prescribes syllabus, courses of instructions and text books for school education in Himachal Pradesh besides conducting examinations based on courses listed.
Turkish military jets carried out airstrikes against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in northern Iraq and northeast Syria , killing at least 24 people, Turkey's state-run Anadolu News said . "We have expressed our concern to the government of Turkey ", spokesman Maj. Iraqi government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said: "The Iraqi government condemns and rejects the strikes carried out by Turkish aircraft on Iraqi territory".
Yates said she doesn't know what the White House did with this information. Her account came on a dramatic day where Russian meddling in USA politics returned to centre stage with a public hearing, the president tweeting about it, and the revelation Barack Obama warned Trump in their first meeting not to hire Michael Flynn.
The government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media reported on Saturday morning "relative clam" is prevailing the designated zones nine hours after the deal went into effect. It began coming into effect at midnight (2100 GMT Friday), according to Russian Federation, but cosponsors have until June 4 to finalise the zones' borders.
The lawsuit targets immigrant rights groups and local officials who are likely to challenge the law. He says a written department policy prohibiting questions about immigration status was added several years ago following community meetings.
We are relieved at the result of the French elections with pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron winning the battle with the far right leader Marine Le Pen who sent chills across Europe and the rest of the world with her anti-immigration, racist rhetoric.
A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early today setting off large fires, a monitoring group said, without specifying the cause. But the minister refused to directly confirm Israel was responsible for the attack but said that Israel reserves the right to operate when required.
However, Corbyn's very loyal fan base would reject the idea that his approach is the wrong one; many say that he is taking Labour back to where it should be - a genuinely left-wing position rather than the centrist position the party has occupied since the Blair years - and that Corbyn's popularity amongst his closest supporters (and his winning of the leadership election twice) show that he is in fact very electable.
The visa program touted in China by the family of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has always been targeted for reform in Washington, accused by its critics of being a way for wealthy foreigners to essentially buy U.S. While Trump wasn't mentioned by name, his photo was featured at the event as a "key decision maker" on visas. GreenTech Automotive, the electric auto manufacturer co-founded by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe - funded in-part by EB-5 visas granted to Chinese ...
Trump is expected to make a visit to see Francis next month when he is in Sicily for the G7 gathering of global leaders taking place on 26-27 May. "I receive every head of state who asks for an audience", Francis said. Hours after their meeting, North Korea filed another missile - early Saturday local time - which exploded within seconds of being launched, American and South Korean defense officials said.
Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House, six days into Trump's administration, that Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice President Mike Pence about his discussions with the Russian ambassador to Washington , leaving him vulnerable to leverage from Moscow.
Thumbs up to celebrating Cinco de Mayo . Cinco de Mayo is held on the anniversary of the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The day is commemorated with celebrations of Mexican cuisine, culture and music. Although the fighting continued after the battle and the French remained for another five years, the victory at Puebla became symbolic.
Herman Joseph S. Kraft, associate professor at the UP political science department, said separately that the latest ASEAN statement "continues the soft position taken by ASEAN towards Chinese activities that have contributed to making the issue a source of continuing tensions in the region".
Haniyeh's election came days after Hamas published a new political manifesto, rebranding itself as a Palestinian national movement and distancing itself from the Brotherhood, which has been outlawed by Egypt. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs likewise described the release of the video as part of an Israeli "war of lies" to discredit Barghouti and other hunger strikers.
The Turkish military said the strikes, which local governments as well as the US and Russian Federation were notified about in advance, were meant to prevent the PKK from sending terrorists, arms, ammunition, and explosives to Turkey. Turkey's military has relocated a convoy of armoured vehicles and personnel carriers to a base near the Syrian border as tensions with USA -backed Syrian Kurdish militants escalate, local media and activists reported Saturday.
In a statement Kensington Palace said: "The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this photograph as they celebrate Princess Charlotte's second birthday". Princess Charlotte may be just a toddler, but she has the power to win over the world with a simple flash of her smile. Growing up before our eyes, Charlotte's first two years have been jam-packed with family outings and royally sweet moments.
The White House said in a statement that Trump and Putin discussed the need to "end the violence" in Syria and discussed Trump's proposal to create safe zones. "So we are and will continue to be in contact with our American partners, and I hope that we will attain understanding there regarding joint steps in this very important and sensitive area of worldwide relations today".
From whom I have learnt these things, today I want his blessings for the victory in this war against corruption. "We demand the sanction of prosecution of Kejriwal and his ministers under the Prevention of Corruption Act, based on the Shunglu committee report", Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said at a press conference here.
An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. While the cause of death now remains unclear, the incident has once again brought to light ongoing concerns over allowing elderly climbers to enter such extreme and unsafe conditions.
While the BJP is upbeat after its victory, the Congress is happy with its increased vote share there. Member of the BJP's legal team Neeraj, who submitted the complaint on behalf of the party, said he was "feeling apprehended" after watching the video.
Barghouti, in prison since 2002, is serving five life terms after an Israeli court convicted him of directing attacks that killed five people during a Palestinian uprising against Israel. The prison service says Barghouti has twice been filmed eating since the strike began. The hunger strike follow-up committee also warned that if any hunger striker was force-fed, all prisons would turn into confrontation zones and would clashes would erupt.
The U.S. military says it will send a revised war plan for Afghanistan to President Donald Trump as early as next week, with experts saying it likely will include a request for more troops. Similar measures proposed past year by the outgoing US military commander for Afghanistan provoked a backlash among top Pentagon leaders, but this time military leaders including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are supportive.
Emmanuel Macron's ascent to French president caps a stunning rise for the political newcomer and his fledgling party but he now faces another battle to form a parliamentary majority, with his rivals already plotting revenge in June's general election.
I want Emmanuel Macron, his government and his majority to succeed, for France. His movement, En Marche , has to transform itself into a political party for the parliamentary elections due in June, just a month from now. If another party wins a majority, Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation".
US forces were conducting a partnered operation with members of the Somalia National Army, Davis said, noting this was an operation targeting an al-Shabaab group that had been associated with attacks against the United States, Somalia and African Union Mission in Somalia forces.
The original draft sought to reaffirm 18 previous UNESCO resolutions against Israel on the matter of Jerusalem , including resolutions denying Israeli sovereignty over the city as well as any Jewish link to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.
Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn the Islamic State jihadist group's de-facto capital of Raqa in Syria into a "graveyard" for the extremists, the Turkish president said on Saturday. "I believe that we will open a fresh page with Trump", Erdogan argued. The monitoring had not yet begun, but the forces would report to senior US commanders, Sharvan Kobani told Reuters after meeting USA military officials in the town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border.
But Samim Khpalwak, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province, said the Pakistani team had strayed across the border. The gunfight prompted authorities to shut the Chaman border crossing, one of the two major crossing points along the disputed frontier.
Hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed the UN Security Council and urged them to "act before North Korea does", Kim Jong-un reacted by launching a missile. The blitz of television coverage comes amid weeks of escalating tensions over the actions of North Korea, with the Trump administration never decisively saying that military action would be forthcoming.
In Washington , a United States defense official confirmed to AFP that North Korea had test fired some kind of missile. "But we have a situation that we just can not let - we can not let what's been going on for a long period of years continue".
North Korea on Friday accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's intelligence service of a plot to attack its "supreme leadership" with a bio-chemical weapon and said such a "pipe-dream" could never succeed. The North Korean leader has been pictured inspecting military detachments on the islets of Jangje and Mu, which are close to the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong.
As Ukip shed 107 councillors while holding a solitary seat in Lancashire, leader Paul Nuttall said the party was "a victim of its own success" over Brexit. The number of councillors was reduced during this election from 62 to 57 but this did not stop the Conservatives from gaining 10 extra seats at the expense of Labour, who lost 12.
Here's the good, the bad and the ugly going into the game as the Penguins struggle to hold onto a tenuous 3-2 series lead . The Capitals shocked everyone by moving Alex Ovechkin to the third line for a must-win Game 5, but it worked. John Gibson was pulled after giving up three goals on six shots less than 8 1/2 minutes into the game. Burakovsky has had exceptional possession numbers in the playoffs, his 65.7 CF% is best among skaters that have played at least three games.
Trump, who regularly talks about possibly running for re-election, has more than 1,300 days ahead of him until his first term ends. The new poll shows his job approval down to 41.6 percent, with 50.5 percent disapproving. Donald Trump was really proud of himself and adamant in assembling a strong and efficient team inside the White House same as he has done in his own territory.
But the bad news wasn't Trump's alone. The Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact is keeping a scorecard on Trump following through on the promises he made on the campaign trail. Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.
A similar round of talks, also involving Choe, had been due to take place in the United States in March, but the North Korean delegation was denied US visas at the last moment after the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the global airport in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, an assassination USA officials blamed squarely on Pyongyang.
A Reuters team that was in the capital Pyongyang last month was allowed to go to a grocery store, accompanied by government minders, where shelves were filled with locally made drinks, biscuits and other basic food items. North Korea has claimed it has an invincible army and has warned it is waiting for an order to wage what it calls a final sacred war. In this April 13, 2017 photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, waves during the opening ceremony of the Ryomyong residential area, ...
Israel says 890 prisoners are participating. The Israel Prison Service reportedly planted food in Palestinian hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti's prison cell in order to obtain, and then release, footage of him eating. Fadwa has insisted that the demands of the strike are all humanitarian ones and they are just and in accordance with global law. Some 6,500 Palestinians remain in Israeli prisons.
Networking, connecting, pitching - it's all routine in the business world. One potential investor, Sophie Xing, said a "very important" factor in her decision to attend Sunday's event was the fact the project was a Kushner Companies investment and that Trump's son-in-law's sister would be in Shanghai.
But he is inexperienced, has no political party and must fashion a working parliamentary majority after legislative elections next month. @ realDonaldTrump Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron on his big win today as the next President of France.
Her testimony, coupled with the revelation hours earlier that President Barack Obama himself had warned Trump against hiring Flynn shortly after the November election, made clear that alarms about Flynn had reached the highest levels of the US government months before.