The FBI has declined to give the House Oversight Committee documents relating to communications between Donald Trump and ousted FBI Director James Comey , chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said on Thursday (25 May). In a letter to McCabe, Chaffetz said he is seeking to review Comey's memos and other written materials so he can "better understand" Comey's communications with the White House and attorney general's office.
The missile, which was claimed to be a "scud-type" short-range rocket, was launched eastward from the North Korean airfield at Wonsan at around 5.39 am, according to South Korean sources. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who just returned from a G7 meeting in Italy, told reporters that " North Korea's provocation by ignoring repeated warnings from the worldwide society is absolutely unacceptable".
Gen. Sudantha Ranasinghe, who is heading the search and rescue mission. Military spokesman Roshan Seneviratne said a let-up in the rains had allowed troops to access cut-off villages. Emergency teams rushed to distribute aid to half a million Sri Lankans displaced after flooding and landslides claimed 126 lives and left scores more missing.
And Scottish Labour's manifesto states that it will "never" support independence - with leader Kezia Dugdale giving a "cast-iron guarantee" that her party will oppose a second referendum. As well as promising an extra 10,000 police officers, Mr Corbyn says he will recruit another 1,000 security and intelligence agency staff. There will be no alliance.
Qadoura Fares, who runs the Prisoners' Club advocacy group, said negotiations took place between Israel officials and a committee from the prisoners, which included Barghouti. It added: "We do not look forward to partnership in managing the electricity sector in the Gaza Strip, as stated by the energy authority in the Gaza Strip, but to have full powers to ensure the efficiency of the work of the electricity distribution company there, and make sure the instructions and regulations issued by ...
The discovery confirms days of speculation that Maute rebels had killed civilians during a bloody takeover of Marawi City, that the military believes is aimed at winning the Maute recognition from the Islamic State group in the Middle East as a Southeast Asian affiliate.
The top Democrat and Republican on a House oversight committee have said Flynn likely broke federal law by failing to get approval from the USA government to accept foreign payments, including $33,000 in 2015 from RT, Russia's state-sponsored television network.
The summit of G7 wealthy nations pitted Mr Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they had hoped were long settled.
At least 44 people have died , including 31 militants and 11 soldiers. The dead civilians included a group of four men, three women and a child who were found near a road close to the Mindanao State University in Marawi, said military spokesman Brig.
Police say that the camp site was not an organized camping area, which is making the search of Ezra more hard. New Waverly Firefighters and emergency responders were the first to reach the area where they had located the child. "We're just using experienced searchers on this search, because it's hard and very thick woods". The boy's family alerted authorities that he wandered off down a trail in the area where they were camping in a remote section of the Sam Houston National Forest off ...
The Croatian international's contract at San Siro runs down in 2020. And although Inter has endured a frustrating campaign in the Serie A , the Croat has been one of the few shining lights, bagging 11 goals and 10 assists in 42 appearances across all competitions.
Attached to one of the bodies was a sign that said "Munafik" (traitor). In recent years, small militant groups have emerged in the Philippines , Indonesia and Malaysia and have begun unifying under the banner of the Islamic State group.
Iran was waiting until after the election to hold its first worldwide auction of oil-development rights, Iranian Students News Agency reported on May 16, citing Ali Kardor, managing director of state-run National Iranian Oil Co. Iran's hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabia's rulers faced "certain downfall" for aligning themselves with the U.S., hours after the country's pragmatist president called for improved ties with Gulf states.
McCain, who ran for US President as the Republican candidate in the 2008 election, eventually losing out to Democrat Barack Obama, reinforced his belief that Russian Federation attempted to interfere with the recent race for the White House between now-US President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
None of the Republicans running for office should expect an endorsement from Chaffetz until a nominee has been selected, he said. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz blasted anonymous individuals who have leaked damaging information about the Trump administration to the press.
At least 100 people have died in Sri Lanka due to floods and landslides in the country's south and western regions. Meanwhile Tri-Forces personnel continue to carryout search and rescue operations as well as relief efforts. The charity's Sri Lanka country director Chris McIvo said: "We're particularly anxious we could start seeing a further increase in the number of dengue cases because of the stagnant water that the floods will leave in their wake".
However, we have already had a glimpse of Wonder Woman in 2016's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice , and will be seeing her team up with her fellow DC heroes in Justice League . " Wonder Woman is about telling the truth". If it comes down to that, hopefully, Gal Gadot won't back out since she admits she's a huge fan of Superman herself.
Thiem, who reached the semifinals a year ago, comfortably beat Bernard Tomic 6-4, 6-0, 6-2. With recently hired coach Andre Agassi calmly sitting in his player's box, Djokovic had to scramble in spells against Granollers, but the Serb was able to routinely have success against the World No.76's second serve and he parlayed that into eight break points converted out of 20 break points earned.
The country now has the worst inflation in the world , recorded at over 700 per cent and protesters are blaming President Nicolas Maduro , Mr Chavez's successor, for the dire economic situation, food shortages and rising crime. The assembly will later be instrumental in writing a revised constitution for the country. Though there have been some demonstrations in support of Maduro's regime, most are anti-government demonstrations decrying the country's economic collapse under Maduro's ...
Backed by tanks and rocket-firing helicopters, Philippine troops launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear extremists linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a raid that failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants.
Costa found the target for the Blues to level the match midway through the second half, but minutes after the Spanish global scored for the Premier League champs, Aaron Ramsey headed home what proved to be Arsenal's victor at Wembley .
Although Israel also sees Iran as a threat to its security, it has a military advantage over the Arab states and has always been concerned about arms sales to them that could possibly narrow the margin separating them. Having declared that finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", President Donald Trump will make his first visit to Israel with few concrete ideas of solving a problem that has vexed presidents for decades.
Also, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that he hopes the re-election of Rouhani would prompt changes to Tehran's approach to " terrorism and human rights". "We could not protect the system and revolution if it were not for the elections, ballot boxes and the people's presence at ballot boxes", he said in the mausoleum.
This may include changes to his personnel and perhaps something even more unexpected: allowing a lawyer to vet his tweets. "My question is, is one of those lawyers going to take up residence in the White House?" asked CNN political correspondent Dana Bash.
Trump and Macron had a working lunch over veal and chocolate mousse Thursday at the USA ambassador's residence. "I saw someone who listens and who is willing to work", Macron added. The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of Trump's handshakes to draw attention online. When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the White House, he came prepared, managing to counterbalance Trump's grip with a combination of poise and control.
The video shows Erdogan in the back of a vehicle outside the Turkish ambassador's residence as security officials charged into a crowd of protesters. The clash happened at the Turkish ambassador's residence Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump.
North Korea is still thought to be several years from its goal of being able to target USA mainland cities with nuclear ICBMs. North Korea has tested Scud-type short range missiles many times in the past, most recently in April according to United States officials.
Meeting those expectations will be no simple task. He was unable to deliver benefits following the conclusion of the nuclear deal because it only came into effect in January 2016. To be sure, Iran's president is subordinate to the Supreme Leader. Like Rouhani, Zarif has raised the sticking point of 911. "This description only clouds the reality of modern Iran".
The 36-year-old said: "This is my home town". "Physically she was fine but she's suffered all week in other ways". The 22-year-old had been in his family's native Libya before returning to the United Kingdom on May 18 and officers want to know more about his actions between then and the bombing.
Trump neither apologized nor paid attention to the European leader after he barged past him. Montenegro is a small European country in the Balkans that was part of Yugoslavia until the civil war in 1992. Footage went viral online showing Trump and France's youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte, locked in a prolonged hand grip contest that was meant as a handshake.
For all the good his performances at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May have been for his reputation, they have not changed the fact Alonso is in a dire situation in F1, with his chances of being in a title-winning vehicle next year looking slim to none.
The Ninth Circuit is reviewing a decision made by a federal judge in Hawaii over Trump's second executive order (EO) that temporarily restricted travel of citizens from a handful of majority-Muslim countries. All of the panel judges were appointed by President Bill Clinton. But such a finding, Wall said, would be "a remarkable holding" that will "require the strongest, clearest affirmative showing" that the revised order is a pretext for religious discrimination.
Army boats skimmed along water-filled village streets, while flood victims waded through the brackish waters to army trucks carrying relief supplies. Officials say at least 104 people are still missing since the floods hit on Friday along with cascades of red mud that swallowed village homes .
Merkel also emphasized the continued need for friendly relations with the US and others. But EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday he was more optimistic now than after the USA election last November after EU leaders held talks with Trump in Brussels.
Emergency services including an air ambulance are at Hamerton Zoo near Huntingdon and the animal park has been evacuated. Try to go to Hamerton Zoo and all hell breaks loose. The air ambulance landed at approximately 11.34am today, but it is not known how many patients the crew treated. Eyewitness Jeff Knott, from Cambridgeshire, said staff had been "a real credit" to the zoo during the evacuation.
She also noted that Merkel is seeking a fourth term as chancellor in September, and does not want to be seen as being too close to an American president who is widely disliked in Europe. There could be rocky times ahead where old alliances can no longer be taken for granted, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says after a Group of Seven (G7) summit marked by strains between US President Donald Trump and his Western allies.
Further worldwide sanctions on Russian Federation for its role in the unrest in eastern Ukraine were cast in doubt as Trump arrived at the helm in Washington amid what appeared to be a softening USA approach towards Moscow, said the report.
Condemning the brutal murder of an e-rickshaw driver in the national capital, who was beaten to death for opposing public urination, Union Urban Development Minister M. The police have filed a case and have taken the statements of some eye-witnesses. Ravinder, who was married previous year, was living with his seven months' pregnant wife.
News reports said the White House, reeling from the explosive developments in the long-running Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Kushner, senior presidential adviser Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.
The ages of the detained men range from 18 to 38, police said. Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli with his brother Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was "aware of all the details" of the attack . He found squares of curtain-like material cut up, a metal rod in the bath, a chemical smell, the electricity turned off and a smoke alarm disconnected, Mr El-Hudarey said.
North Korea's state-controlled media had no immediate comment on Monday's test, but released a statement, without mentioning the launch, that accused Seoul and Washington of "aggravating the situation" on the Korean Peninsula by conducting joint military drills and other "reckless acts".
The following day, Ms Trump again appeared to avoid Mr Trump's hand, quickly raising her hand to her head when the USA president reached for it as they disembarked from Air Force One in Italy. president after he got off the plane. Was this, then, the ultimate insult from Melania to her husband: abandoning him in his hour of need? As the two stood at the top of the stairs of Air Force One for their requisite "we're here" photo op, the president put his hand out to take hers before they ...
The recent showers in IT-hub of the nation, Bengaluru , has again brought problems for the residents as it led to foaming of the Varthur Lake , again. Videos and pictures of white foam afloat on the roads are doing the rounds of social media . The continuous dumping of waste into the Bengaluru lakes has slowly and steadily deteriorated their conditions and have turned lakes into foam.
Addressing a press conference at the state secretariat, Banerjee said, "We will challenge it legally". Her comments add to a swirling controversy over beef consumption, especially after the Centre's controversial notification last week. The specific provisions apply only to animals which are bought and sold in the notified live stock markets and animals that are seized as case properties.
However, the eve of his return brought the biggest story to date: A Washington Post report Friday about Mr Kushner's alleged proposal to the Russians to create a secret channel out of earshot of United States spymasters. He is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation. "If these allegations are true and he had discussions with the Russians about establishing a back-channel and didn't reveal that, that's a real problem in terms of whether he should maintain that ...
That is despite U.S. defence secretary James Mattis saying in an interview to air on Sunday that the president was now "wide open" on the issue. But after the pomp of presidential travel overseas, Trump will return to Washington to find the same problems that have dogged him.
However, uncertainty over the loan has been one of the major factors behind Greece sliding back into recession, Howard Archer of IHS Markit told the BBC . Neither Greece's worldwide creditors, nor the German government, one of the main sponsors of the bailout, have reached an internal consensus on how to ease the heavily-indebted nation's debt burden without impairing its growth and development prospects.
The oddity of Trump's visit to Riyadh provided a seemingly endless stream of social media snark, along with more serious criticism of the White House's approach to the Middle East, which seems based on, well, giving a speech. Andrei Baklanov, a Russian Middle East expert and former Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia , suggested that the lack of response indicates the officials are still investigating how its Middle East partners understood the speech and what was actually accomplished ...
The official spoke on condition of anonymity and said some staffers were speechless when they learned about reports of a purported Russian Federation backchannel. "What that allows you to do is communicate in a discrete manner". Kelly made the comments on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos", and he reiterated them in two other appearances on Sunday morning news broadcasts.
Donald Trump's vision of a Middle East peace process driven by an enhanced relationship between Israel and the Sunni Arab. A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. Trump, whose unorthodox approach has spurred some hope on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has done no such managing of expectations.