On Jan. 26, Yates said, she called the White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, regarding "a very sensitive matter" that they could discuss only in person. And she would have been - at a minimum - risking her career by either misleading or hyping up the idea that one of Trump's closest allies was in danger of being blackmailed by the Russians.
Initially, speculation had been that reopening the section of highway that is normally traveled by almost a quarter-million cars a day could stretch well into the summer. "We'll continue to look for innovations from lessons learned from this event". McMurry said inspectors had been on the fix site daily to insure the road was safe and receiving the highest level of inspection.
After celebrating the arrival of her 11th grandchild, she said it was fun to think that new additions to the family will only have met her following her gender transition. I have been asked that question quite a bit, to be honest with you-over the next year I'm looking into it". I'm gonna figure out over the next year'.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in told his Chinese counterpart that he plans to send a special delegation to Beijing for talks on North Korea and a contentious USA missile-defense shield, raising the prospect of a thaw in relations between the Asian neighbors.
Aaron was serving a life sentence for killing the football player Odin Lloyd. MA courts have generally recognized a legal rule called " abatement ab initio ", or abatement, in which convictions are thrown out if a defendant dies before their appeal is heard.
Police on Friday booked six people, including the dairy owner, but no action was taken against the vigilantes, alleged the dairy owner's family members. The dairy owner's 12-year-old daughter, Ruby, who was in tears, told TOI that his father used to take care of the sick buffalo every day but it was not getting well, so he chose to sell it off.
The Prime Minister's Office says the two leaders reaffirmed the "rich and diverse bilateral relationship that exists between Canada and France". Independent centrist Macron, 39, became France's youngest-ever president after crushing the far-right National Front's Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff yesterday.
According to a report, two teachers and six students were rushed to hospital, but discharged later. Earlier, a dead rat was found in a mid-day meal served at a government school in south Delhi following which nine students who consumed the food were hospitalised.
Though he served as prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) for a short period of time, the refusal of the global community to work with Hamas, and the deadlock and violence between the two parties eventually led to the dismantling of the unity government in 2007, after Hamas seized control of the Gaza Strip.
The list is based on a survey of 30,000 employees across the USA working in companies with at least 1,000 staff members between September and October a year ago. "The quality of our people is why Duke is the exceptional place it is". ProMedica of Toledo was No. 42 on Forbes' list, making it the highest ranked local firm and the second highest ranked employer in the state.
Weaver told reporters he shares priorities with Horgan but said it was too premature to pick a side before some 176,100 absentee votes are counted. Final vote counts will get underway on May 22, and results should be available by May 24. The stuff "fouls the air". "This is the most exciting British Columbia election, certainly in modern history, maybe even in history", said David Moscrop, a University of British Columbia political scientist.
Flynn was paid $45,000 for an appearance in Moscow celebrating Russia Today, which is a Russian-funded news outlet that United States intelligence agencies have said helped publish and promote stolen emails that were meant to harm Hillary Clinton's president campaign.
We've won more councillors, with 431 elected compared to 425 in 2012 . "It means that in this seat it is a two-horse race between us and the Nationalists". Therefore, although the Labour Party is down I don't think it is yet out. Launching his campaign to be re-elected as an MP, Salmond yesterday warned the Tories not to make "presumptuous announcements".
With this defeat, Pune failed to enter the qualifiers today but they still have the last chance for the same in their next game against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on May 14. Australian duo Dan Christian and Adam Zampa finished with a wicket each while record signing Ben Stokes took 2-31. Tiwary anchored Pune's chase as he scored 45-ball 60 which had five fours and three sixes.
The ransomware is believed to be linked to National Security Agency hacking tools that were leaked by a group that called itself the Shadow Brokers, according to Avast, a Czech security company that is following the fast-moving attack. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals tweeted that it was having "issues with our computer system", asking people not to come to A&E unless it's an emergency, while North Staffordshire and Barts Health Trust in London have also said they've been hit by the ransomware.
He was elected following a corruption scandal that saw his conservative predecessor Park Geun-Hye impeached. Moon said in his first speech as president he would begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington and Beijing to ease a row over a USA missile defence system being deployed in the South.
George Charamba was Thursday quoted in the State media also denying his boss's embarrassing moments of dosing off during worldwide meetings, insisting the 93-year-old leader would not be sleeping but trying to shield his aged eyes from direct light.
Defeating the group remains one of the top USA priorities in Afghanistan, and last month the United States dropped its largest non-nuclear device on a network of caves and tunnels used by ISIS in Nangarhar, killing 94 fighters, including four commanders.
The final count for B.C.'s provincial election is most likely to preserve a minority government in which the Liberals hold the most seats, a UBC economist said Thursday. Milligan analyzed the absentee vote in these tight ridings from 2013, then plugged the numbers into a simulation that he ran one million times. Following final count, judicial recounts can be requested for ridings where the difference between the top two is less 1/500 of the total ballots considered.
In 2013, when the riding was called Comox Valley and had slightly different boundaries, the absentee ballots were nearly as close, with just 25 votes separating the NDP and Liberal candidates. But that is before the absentee ballots are counted in the next week or two. "But certainly, in this election, there's a lot of focus on the absentee ballots".
As CNN reported , the White House claims it was duped by the Russians. "What are we supposed to do?" the official asked. You can find more photos on the Russian Foreign Ministry's official Flickr account . A White House official said the administration did not anticipate that the Russian government would allow its state news agency to post photographs of the meeting.
Agents with the U.S. Marshals Service were at Reese's home to serve a warrant for failing to appear in court for a Megan's Law offense, officials said. Police are working with the suspect's mother as well, hoping she can help bring the standoff to a peaceful end. Gunfire between officers and the suspect rang out overnight.
ASEAN member states expressed concern over the escalation on the Korean peninsula, called on North Korea to meet its obligations in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions, a statement released by the ASEAN leaders said on Sunday.
Lavrov's visit was announced on Monday. Thanks to the visit of State Secretary Rex Tillerson to Moscow last month, both sides got a solid base for the further discussion. Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that Moscow expected "above all coming to a common understanding on the need for de-escalation in Syria".
The narrative emerging from sources cited by The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal, and The Post on Wednesday described Trump as having grown increasingly angry with Comey, who was the most visible U.S. Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
The meeting came a day after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been in charge of the investigation into any ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, CBS News reported . But security experts said that the risk was real, if remote. Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen on October 19, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. "No, it was not", David S.
Lindsey Graham said Tuesday he wants to explore whether there were any ties between President Donald Trump's businesses and Russian Federation - adding that the President's tax returns could be helpful to such an inquiry. "The Russians also knew that General Flynn had misled the vice president and others. they likely had proof of this information - and that created a compromise situation, where the national security advisor essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians".
Salaheddine Mezouar of Morocco, who presided over the last high-level climate negotiations in 2016, said he trusted that "the good sense and pragmatic spirit President Trump and his team" would prevail. A meeting of top White House aides to discuss the agreement had been scheduled for Tuesday. Spicer on Tuesday declined to detail the deliberations, what strategies Trump might be considering or whether there's any conclusion to be drawn from the delay and the postponed meeting top ...
On Friday, its Central Prosecutor's Office said in a statement carried by the North's state KCNA news agency the masterminds included South Korean intelligence service chief Lee Byung-ho, two South Korean agents and a Chinese man. The CIA and the White House declined to comment on the statement from the North's Ministry of State Security last week. "We urge the relevant authorities to immediately detect and arrest and hand over to the DPRK the masterminds of the disgusting state-sponsored ...
Stone was referring to Nixon's decision to fire Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox at the height of the scandal in 1973, which caused the top two Justice Department officials at the time to resign. And to the extent that Mr. Comey continued or allowed them to continue this charade it is just as well that we're going to get a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director .
On Tuesday , Trump fired Comey, who had been leading a politically-charged investigation into alleged ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation, telling him it was time for a "new beginning" at America's "crown jewel of law enforcement".
Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White said Tuesday the Kurdish component, which makes up more than half of the SDF fighters, would be armed "as necessary to ensure a clear victory" over Islamic State in Raqqa, Syria. A congressional aide said officials informed relevant members of Congress of the decision on Monday evening. The Obama administration had been leaning toward arming the Syrian Kurds but struggled with how that could be done without torpedoing relations with Turkey, a key ...
Besides attending the Belt and Road Forum, the prime minister will hold bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. "We do not want to turn the forum into a performance put on only by China". Openness, inclusiveness and mutual benefit are the defining features of the initiative. Foreign secretary Shankar Das Bairagi and Chinese ambassador Yu Hong signed the memorandum of understanding on Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative during a function at ...
Charlotte Wickins, manager of the Chichester Business Improvement District (BID), said: "Chichester Business Improvement District members are proud to support our local media and BID businesses by fighting fake news". "If you're running a story, source it, if you're quoting somebody, be sure it's accurate, if you're accusing somebody of it remember there is a presumption of innocence until they are proven guilty".
Republican Committee Chairman Richard Burr asked McCabe whether he ever heard Comey tell Trump the president was not the subject of investigation. Former Republican congressman Mike Rogers is being considered as a candidate to replace Comey, a senior White House official said. Former FBI Assistant Director Ron Hosko said on "The Story" tonight that he does not believe that's the case.
The statement added that the pair discussed eradicating terrorism in the Middle East and how to resolve the "very risky situation in North Korea ". Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for "restraint" and a decrease in the tensions between the United States and North Korea, agreeing to work jointly on a diplomatic solution to settle the crisis, the Russian government-funded RT TV network reported.
The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, made the call after liberal politician Moon Jae-in was sworn in as South Korea's new president on Wednesday. "As efforts to normalise history education, the president has ordered the abolition of state-authored textbooks", said top presidential spokesman Yoon Young Chan, adding they "symbolise outdated and one-sided history education and attempts to divide the people".
Corrine Brown, a former longtime USA representative from Florida, was convicted Thursday of taking for herself thousands of dollars in donations that were meant to fund student scholarships. Judge Timothy Corrigan has at least three months to sentence Brown if he rejects Smith's motions. "I have appreciated her very, very much and I just want her to know that", Gibson said.
The White House forwarded the March letter to Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, to show he's not involved in Russia, Trump said in an NBC interview that aired Thursday. He noted that the letter did not address the possibility of indirect transactions. Democrats have been vocal in their calls for a full release of the president's tax returns, even offering resolutions directing the House to request the president's returns straight from the Treasury Department for six ...
HOLT: You had made the decision before they came into your office (ph). "That reputation is now imperiled by your participation in the abrupt dismissal of FBI Director Comey". "I want to find out if there was a problem with an election having to do with Russian Federation". "Comey told the story to others that he pledged that he would always be honest with Trump but that he was not "'reliable' in the conventional political sense".
Moon praised Modi for his leadership, saying India was becoming a global leader on various worldwide issues, including North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Pyongyang is also deeply alarmed by Seoul's participation in annual exercises and training with the US military to carry out precision "decapitation" strikes against Kim Jong Un and his lieutenants.
US President Donald Trump welcomed Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas to the White House Wednesday for what he hoped would be "terrific" talks on relaunching the Middle East peace process. He noted that he had spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu about re-energizing talks, but remained uncommitted to a two-state solution. Trump reiterated the need for Israelis and Palestinians to broker a peace through direct negotiations and called on Palestinian leaders to "speak in a unified ...
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (R) and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testify on May 8, 2017 , before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , DC. So, Yates reached out to the White House Counsel Don McGahn, and told him that Flynn had apparently lied to Vice President Pence and others. But for the Donald Trump White House, it was not alarming that the man they put in charge as NSA was compromised.
The conservative Park took a hard line on Pyongyang and its nuclear and missile programs. In his first key appointments, Moon named two liberal veterans with ties to the 2000s "Sunshine Policy" of engagement with North Korea to the posts of prime minister and spy chief.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has described as "appalling" the negative comments from some quarters on the release of 82 Chibok girls from Boko Haram captivity. But Abana Ishaya said he can not travel the long distance from his home in northern Nigeria to the capital without the government's invitation and assurance that he will see her.
The North Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations, in a statement released on Thursday, said a "Korean-style anti-terrorist offensive will be commenced to mop up the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the two countries".
Some of those goals would collide with those of the Trump administration, which is seeking to place more economic sanctions on North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated South Korea's new president on his election victory, and the two agreed to work closely in dealing with North Korea.
Congress passed PROMESA past year to avert insolvency for Puerto Rico, creating the Fiscal Control Board, a panel of seven financial managers appointed by Congress to oversee the island's budget. The next step for Puerto Rico in the bankruptcy filing is for the Supreme Court to designate a bankruptcy judge to handle the case. " Although a court proceeding will take considerable time and likely involve losses for all Puerto Rico bondholders, it will be an orderly process ", Hampton says.
Moon also has said he would reconsider the deployment of a controversial US missile defense system known as THAAD, which was installed on the divided peninsula based on an agreement with ousted President Park Geun-hye. Experts believe that the North's latest calls are aimed at getting the new South Korean government to shift its direction from that of the previous government which focused on pressuring and sanctioning Pyongyang.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday slammed an "absurd" Unesco resolution he said denies the Jews' historical connection with Jerusalem by presenting Israel as an occupying power there. UNESCO's headquarters in Paris. Israeli politicians across the political spectrum condemned the vote. The resolution was held on Israel's 69th Independence Day, as the country was preparing to celebrate 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem and the start of its military control ...