Michael Flynn , Mr Trump's first national security adviser, also allegedly attended the meeting. The new details raise questions over whether Mr Kushner's contact with Mr Kislyak was more extensive than the White House has admitted. "Mr. Kushner participated in thousands of calls in this time period". Mr Kushner's lawyer said his client would co-operate with any inquiry. The cascade of news showed that the multiple Russian Federation inquiries are advancing and that leaks continue ...
EST. Speaking to the BBC, Manning's friend, the journalist Glenn Greenwald - who was involved in the publication of leaks from Edward Snowden - said she faced a hard life outside prison. September 23, 2014: Manning sues in federal court in the District of Columbia, asking a judge to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition.
Here, we take a look at five things we learned from the all-London final. The Gunners started off sharply and were rewarded after Alexis Sanchez' controversial goal put the Gunners 1 -0 ahead after just five minutes. Asked if he was in a position to clarify his future after the match, Wenger told the BBC: "I've always been very clear on that". "Am I the right man to lead this club further?" "He deserves this.
He also expressed optimism about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process after meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem . Although Trump was the not the first president to visit the Western Wall, he was the first sitting president to do so. Instead, he cautioned, "Religious leaders must make this absolutely clear: Barbarism will deliver you no glory".
I think people get bullied for so long, and then they fight back ... In a freaky twist of the Zionist myth that Palestine was "a land without a people for a people without a land", Netanyahu claimed that there was "nearly nothing" before the Israeli occupation.
Both versions of Trump's executive order on immigration - which sought to temporarily ban travel from Muslim-majority countries including Syria, Libya, and Iran - have been blocked by the courts for essentially the same reason, because it was determined that it "was meant to disfavor Muslims".
On why the fighting has dragged on, Lt-Gen Galvez said: "We have to understand the danger of urban fighting. Martial law and the heightened vulnerability to military abuse that it brings to women and children are not a joke either." r Duterte's aides frequently explain away his most controversial comments as being "merely rhetoric" or comments which only ordinary Filipinos would appreciate.
Trump said he's asking the DOJ and other agencies to "launch a complete review of this matter" and said that "if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". The band said its "thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those affected and all the people of Manchester at this hard time ". "I think he saw children - Muslim children - dying everywhere, and wanted revenge".
The Washington Post reported that Russia's ambassador to the US told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin in December. The Post report, citing anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications, said Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them ...
To be more specific, the newly elected president of France was told to be prepared for the sometimes awkward and always aggressive handshakes of President Trump . WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump told France's new president that he was "my guy" in the recent election, a French official said Thursday.
Attacking midfielder Mata admitted it was not easy to focus on the game, but the Spaniard was proud to honour the victims and the city of Manchester . The tragedy has brought Manchester City and United together, with the two clubs pledging one million pounds (nearly $1.3 million) to the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund".
British police said late Thursday that it will continue sharing intelligence on the Manchester bombing probe to USA officials after temporarily halting the flow of information because of leaks to the media - including The New York Times' publication of the crime-scene photos.
The Reuters report said that the new information "sheds light on when and why Kushner first attracted Federal Bureau of Investigation attention and show that his contacts with Russian envoy Sergei Kislyak were more extensive than the White House acknowledged".
The statement noted simply that six countries remained committed to the Paris agreement while the U.S. was in the process of evaluating its participation. "I think that all of the leaders present, starting with President Trump , appreciated the informality with which one in this format. can discuss things calmly and freely".
Two suspected North Korean drones were found in South Korea in 2014, one on the island of Baengnyeong and another in the city of Paju, close to the border. The administration of US President Donald Trump has said military action was an option under consideration, sending fears of conflict spiralling. China, the North's main trade partner and ally, made clear that the push for diplomatic talks - not imposing more sanctions - was the priority.
But the country will have to wait until next month to receive the funds. Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos attends a eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium May 22, 2017. For its part, Greece has done what it could to secure a deal. Monday's talks came four days after Greece's Parliament passed a major austerity bill created to save $4.5 billion in the next three years through pension cuts and tax increases.
She confirmed Abedi had recently returned from a visit to Libya , and said the nature of the attack suggested he may have had support. United Kingdom police have arrested seven people in the aftermath of the bombing, with Home Secretary Amber Rudd saying Abedi "likely" did not act alone.
It said the attack was carried upon the directions of the president and after "coordination and full examination of the information". "The bloodletting of Christians must end, and all who aid their killers must be punished", he said in a statement.
Mukherjee said in independent India , first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru effectively propagated the values in the Constitution, including secularism. "I think the prime minister spotted the strength of the radio and the strength was not merely in communication". There are interesting anecdotes shared by the members of the Prime Minister's core team and people from AIR and MyGov to quench people's curiosity about the minute but interesting details of how the idea of a radio programme came ...
He said Trump had a few days ago signed a USA budget proposal to hike spending on USA forces in Europe by 40 percent, in what Stoltenberg called "the best demonstration of commitment to the alliance". Trump announced a review of the "deeply troubling" leaks and warned that those responsible could face prosecution, the White House said. German media quoted Trump as saying: "Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US".
Army bomb disposal units, together with Manchester police, attended a suspicious item in the city's Hulmes area on Thursday but Hopkins said the alert was not necessarily related to the ongoing investigation into Monday's bombing. British police are now hunting for a jihadist network believed to behind the deadly bombing of in Manchester that killed 22 people. Abedi was only in transit in Germany and local authorities in the state of North Rhine Westphalia have no evidence indicating ...
The arrests came after detectives carried out a controlled explosion as they searched a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester in the early hours of Thursday. She posted a link to the Red Cross and Manchester Evening News' fundraising appeal which has raised nearly £1.7 million since the attack. British officials were infuriated by the leaks but believe US law enforcement was responsible for them, not the White House.
Shortly after the attack, the suicide bomber was identified as Salman Abedi , 22. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around bomber Salman Abedi .
Corbyn said, "I didn't support the IRA". That is the decision that's been taken. The Prime Minister has a 45 to 28 per cent advantage over the Labour leader on who makes the best prime minister. "Protecting this country requires us to be both strong against terrorism and strong against the causes of terrorism". A YouGov poll Friday showed the lead held by rival Conservative Party has slipped to 5 percentage points, the narrowest since Theresa May became prime minister last July, and down ...
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk are representing the European Union at the event, which follows yesterday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. But in contrast to the collaborative and at times even playful demeanor leaders would assume during the eight years President Barack Obama was in office, Trump's emergence so far on the diplomatic circuit has shown his willingness to use the meetings to confront world ...
Trump's message on North Korea to date has been mixed, saying recently that he would be "honoured" to meet the reclusive state's dictator Kim Jong Un. The situation on the Korean peninsula has become increasingly tense in recent months due to the series of missile launches and nuclear tests conducted by Pyongyang.
The incident began when the man started shouting ethnic and religious slurs at two women who appeared to be Muslim on a MAX train at the Hollywood Transit Station , the Portland Police Department said in a statement . At least three passengers on the Portland train attempted to intervene, and all three suffered from stab wounds as a result. Jeremy Joseph was captured by photographer Doug Brown on April 29 at the right-wing "March for Free Speech" on 82nd Avenue in Montavilla with a ...
Police officers carry a body bag from the site where explosions reportedly went off near a bus terminal in Jakarta , Indonesia, Thursday, May 25, 2017. Police have not yet named the two dead suspects but a law enforcement source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they may have been linked to Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, an umbrella organization on a US State Department "terrorist" list that is estimated to have drawn hundreds of Islamic State sympathisers in Indonesia.
Straus refused to give a committee hearing to the Texas Privacy Act, also known as the Bathroom Bill , which would limit the usage of public restrooms to transgenders, forcing them to use the restrooms designated for the gender they were born with.
Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri offered harsh words for Secretary of State Tillerson following his call for Iran to cease its ballistic missile work. Trump also attended a summit with leaders of the 6-nation Gulf Cooperation Council on Sunday. "The expansion of such cooperation in Syria is very important and we welcome the continuation of trilateral cooperation among Iran, Russia and Syria and are resolute to go on with it", the Iranian president pointed out.
Trump stood beside a section of wrenched steel from the downed World Trade Center Towers, a relic North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls the "Article V artifact", to signify that post-9/11 invocation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter's article holding that an attack on any one member would be considered an attack on all.
While many Iranians may not love Rouhani, they fear Raisi. This, too, overstates the importance of Iran's president. Sitting above everything is Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , arguably the biggest check on Rouhani. They argued it gave away too much for too little. Mr Rouhani won in a "landslide", many headlines blared. The Syrian civil war remains an important burden for Iran's economy and diplomacy.
Daniel George Boak, 28, of Centreville, was transported to Virginia Hospital Center, where he died. Boak was traveling southbound side of Interstate 395 in Arlington at about 4:30 p.m. Hepler said the driver bailed out of the vehicle and fired several shots toward the officer and struck his vehicle. When officers approached the vehicle on foot, the suspect ignored their verbal commands, placed the vehicle in drive and struck an officer pinning him against another vehicle.
Lauder has commended US President Donald J. Trump for underscoring during his official address at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem the Jewish people's historic ties to the Land of Israel , and for declaring commitment to the security of the State of Israel and to helping Israelis and Palestinians reach a mutual and comprehensive peace agreement.
Brennan's testimony was the first public confirmation of the worry at high levels of the USA government previous year over suspicious contacts between Trump campaign associates and Moscow. The California congressman added that he is skeptical Flynn would be granted immunity in exchange for his testimony and information, something the former national security adviser has requested from the committees.
Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review US policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. Mr Trump once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax. Trump, posting on Twitter, said he would make a decision on whether the US would remain in the climate change accord next week, after he returns to Washington.
President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. National security adviser H.R. McMaster, who joined the briefing with Cohn, said that Trump had "delivered on all three" of his core objectives for the trip: reaffirming American global leadership and alliances, solidifying "key relationships" with world leaders, and bringing a message of tolerance and unity against terrorism to Muslims, Jews and Christians.
The UK threat level was put up to its highest - meaning an attack was "imminent" because of the attack by Salman Abedi , 22. After Trump defended his decision to discuss intelligence with the Russians during a White House meeting, Prime Minister Theresa May said last week that Britain would continue to share intelligence with the US.
Price tags on the rucksack indicate it had just been purchased, they said . After chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Theresa May said the terror threat level will remain at critical - meaning another attack is expected imminently.
Caveat: The FBI has accused Kushner of no wrongdoing, and he's not their main focus. Back-channeling is a practice at times used by government officials, but Kushner was not yet a government employee at the time of his contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December.
Video from the USA government-funded Voice of America shows that water bottle was thrown after the fight already started. The Turkish side accuses the USA of not providing adequate protection and of allowing the protesters to get too close to Turkish officials, including the president.
The brother was described in media reports as "outgoing" compared to Salman, who was "very quiet". After Abedi's mother and three of his siblings were brought in for questioning, a Libyan official told of a final phone call he placed to his mother and brother just before the attack.
During the two-day conclave in Taormina , other leaders repeatedly urged Trump to recognize that as world's second biggest carbon emitter, the USA had to show leadership on climate issues. President Trump also said that money was starting to "pour in" to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after scolding allies for failing to contribute their fair share at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels .
She was loved by everyone and her warmth and kindness will be remembered fondly. "Saffie was quiet and unassuming with a creative flair", he continued. About 20 of the injured remained in a critical condition, with a doctor saying they were battling "highly traumatic injuries" such as damage to major organs and limbs.
The airstrike was likely the largest single incident of civilian deaths since the USA air campaign against ISIS began in 2014. General Matthew Isler, of the US Air Force, told Pentagon reporters that the bomb used by the US jet - a 500lb GBU-38 - would not have caused that level of destruction.
An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". US President Donald Trump's visit to the Western Wall is more important than a decision to relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem at this time , Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said .
Medics unload a wounded woman from an ambulance outside a hospital in Cairo following the ambush. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.
He said experts - "including professionals in our intelligence and security services" - had pointed to the connection between the UK's involvement in foreign wars, such as the Libya intervention, and terrorism at home. Mr Corbyn a year ago voted against the renewal of Trident, despite Labour's official policy to maintain the weapon system. When May called the snap election last month, her opponents were weak and fractious.
Join us for the next edition of the Handshake Wars. None of this means POTUS didn't support Macron's candidacy, and even if he didn't, "you were my guy" could mean anything, but it sure sounds like some vintage Trump bullshit. When NATO leaders greeted President Macron at the new alliance headquarters later, President Macron pointedly headed straight for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, embracing her and shaking the hand of NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg before another muscular handshake with ...
President Donald Trump . During his presidential campaign, Trump charged that past administrations had failed to take a tough stand on enforcing trade agreements and this failure had cost millions of good-paying factory jobs and resulted in an enormous US trade deficit.