Asked at an off-camera briefing for reaction to upcoming congressional testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey , press secretary Sean Spicer referred questions for the first time to the newly named outside lawyer. The " covfefe " kerfuffle began shortly after midnight Wednesday, when Trump tweeted , in full, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ".
The former FBI chief, who was sacked by Trump on May 9, is expected to testify on conversations he had with Trump in which the president reportedly asked him to drop an investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn .
Four have been treated and released, but one was transferred to the burn unit at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and another person was admitted to Divine Savior's intensive care unit, hospital spokeswoman Haley Gilman said. He noted that the plant, in a community of about 770 people, is an economic anchor in the area. Several fire crews rushed to the scene following the explosion, said CBS News .
Philippine authorities have said they suspect the man was trying to rob the casino and that there was no evidence it was a terrorist attack. "All indications point to a criminal act by an apparently emotionally disturbed individual". "The security personnel at the VIP entrance has a heavy firearm but at the (gaming) floor, no firearm", he said. A woman cries as she stay outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines .
British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will insist that intelligence shared with the United States must remain secure when she meets with President Donald Trump . One of the most poignant moments since the attack was witnessed in Manchester's St Ann's Square, where a perfectly-observed silence was followed by applause, cheers and a spontaneous crowd rendition of the Manchester band Oasis" song "Don't Look Back in Anger'.
An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". "I look forward to working with these leaders toward a lasting peace", the United States president said . At the conference, Netanyahu also thanked Trump for "the American change in policy on Iran" and praised the president's "bold decision to act against the use of chemical weapons in Syria", referring to Trump authorizing the launch of a number of missiles at the site ...
For the first time in decades, the United Kingdom has a chance to be led by a truly left-wing government. Labour success appears to be grounded particularly among younger voters: "these have always been more inclined to support Labour than the Conservatives, but the Labour advantage among 18-24 year old voters in our latest poll is running at approximately three-to-one".This provoked Jim Messina, May's US consultant, to tweet that he had spent the day "laughing at another stupid poll from ...
Mr Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that "my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent". "It's not the be-all-and-end-all... but a moment of truth ", Macron said. "I'm the person you're going to be working with.' That's what the handshake is supposed to be for, not some sort of sophomoric challenge between two alpha males".
Iger served on Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of business leaders who offer the president advice. Their argument to exit the climate deal is primarily economic: closing coal-fired power plants, imposing punishing regulations on industry, or forcing businesses to use more renewable energy would be too costly in the short term - a theme Trump returned to frequently in his announcement yesterday.
Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading worldwide news agencies in St Petersburg , Mr Putin denied state involvement in hacking insisting "we never engage in that at the state level". An FBI spokesperson referred CNET to the January report from the office of the Director of National Intelligence, which concluded that Russian Federation did attempt to undermine the 2016 United States election.
A decision to drop out would put the U.S.at odds with almost every other nation on Earth. "It's better Trump is outside the agreement rather than pulling it down from the inside", added Mohamed Adow of Christian Aid, which lobbies for poor country interests at the two-decade-old United Nations climate negotiations.
The US embassy in Israel will stay in Tel Aviv for a while longer, after President Donald Trump temporarily waived a law requiring its relocation to Jerusalem. The Tel Aviv regime, however, has refused to return to the 1967 borders and is unwilling to discuss the issue of al-Quds. Mr Zomlot said: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the United States administration".
Jared Kushner, son-in-law of then President-elect Donald Trump , arrives for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., on Capitol Hill, in Washington , Monday, Jan. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump will meet with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on June 9 for "a working visit". And indeed, there are often good reasons for government officials to have secret contacts with each other, said Anthony Wanis-St.John, an American University professor and author of ...
And they've just gotten unwitting support from one of the Trump administration's most addled representatives: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer . "They have talked to many people, including me", Bossie said. He is expected to add a number of seasoned political professionals. Clinton said during the appearance that she inherited "nothing" from the Democratic Party and said the press had over-reacted to her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
Morell said he "is much more interested" in finding out whether Trump associates said to Russian officials before the election than after. But some of the sources close to Spicer warned that scuttlebutt about impending shakeups has been a feature of Trump's tenure in the White House since the beginning, and yet little has actually shaken up.
Kushner was reportedly joined by Michael Flynn , who would resign, after just 24 days as Trump's national security adviser following reports that he secretly spoke with Kislyak about sanctions and lied about it. President Donald Trump's son-in-law is now under FBI scrutiny as part of the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
Brown joined Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo of NY to form the U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold the Paris climate agreement , a pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet. Speaking to reporters on Thursday before Trump's decision was announced, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation "thinks highly" of the accords and sees no alternative to it.
It said Comey would testify in an open session at 10 a.m., followed by a closed session. Comey is reportedly planning to testify Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Senators are eager to hear from Comey about reports Trump asked him for personal loyalty and to let Flynn off the hook, among other issues. U.S. President Donald Trump will decide whether to invoke his presidential powers to block former FBI Director James Comey from ...
According to the details provided, the gunman parked his auto on the second floor parking and just barged into the casino. Thirty-four bodies were found Friday in a casino complex after a gunman started a fire in the building, the local police chief said.
But he was also breaking from many of America's staunchest allies, who have expressed alarm about the decision. But Reuters reported that White House documents cited a 2016 study titled "How much of a difference will the Paris Agreement make?", produced by the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change .
Speaking to global media in Moscow , Putin claimed that swaying a national election was no easy task. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that his country will be forced to respond to U.S. But when asked by reporters if Moscow might want to influence this year's German elections, Putin once again waved off the idea that any hacking can have a meaningful outcome at the polls.
The president, we hope, is a busy guy... far too busy to spend more than a minute or so updating his social media feed. Why hadn't Trump simply deleted the tweet? Not only does it feature the same first three letters and fit neatly into the phrase "negative press coverage", it's one of Donald Trump's favourite words.
There is none of that fear and trembling now. "While the United States decision is disheartening, we remain inspired by the growing momentum around the world to combat climate change and transition to clean growth economies", Trudeau said on Thursday in a statement.
Speaking to reporters at the annual economic forum in St. Petersburg , the Russian president seemed to coyly acknowledge that Russian hackers may have had something to do with the DNC breach. He said the hacking allegations are a plot to "create an atmosphere" that makes it "impossible to solve some common problems". During an interaction, Putin told news agency PTI that there is no other country in the world that Russian Federation has "deep cooperation" in delicate areas such as ...
While the local police said the attack is likely not a work of terrorism, US terrorism monitor said an operative claimed links between the Islamic State (IS) militant group and the attack. He said investigators would check whether the sprinklers in the hotel worked. The gunman, described by Mr dela Rosa as white, with a moustache, about 6ft and English speaking, fled the gambling area and barged into a room on the fifth floor of Maxims Hotel, which is part of the Resorts complex.
Germany's environment minister underscored that on Friday, saying "there will be no new deal with the United States " on climate change . Italy, France and Germany have issued a collective statement dismissing US President Donald Trump's suggestion of revising the global pact, hours after the latter made a decision to "get out" from the Paris climate accord .
Some tourists in British Columbia, Canada, got a bit of a scare when a sea lion grabbed a little girl and dragged her into the water . According to Michael Fujiwara, who captured the dramatic footage, the girl's family " were just in shock " over the terrifying incident.
Trump's influential daughter Ivanka Trump's preference is to stay, but she has made it a priority to establish a review process so her father would hear from all sides, said a senior administration official. pledge downward to something more realistic in light of domestic policies, but nonetheless stay in the accord. Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies in rejecting action to combat climate change.
The pact was "very unfair" to the United States and beneficial to other major polluters like China and India, the president claimed. "The last thing we need is another meaningless global agreement where the U.S. Supporters of the Paris Agreement reacted with pent-up alarm, condemning the administration for shortsightedness about the planet and a reckless willingness to shatter longstanding diplomatic relationships.
Germany had the highest peak mobile connection speed at 200 Mbps in the first quarter . "Historically, this demographic has always been the early adopters of new technology, and factors such as the growth of smartphone adoption and affordable data plans, stand in Malaysia " s favour towards driving an Internet economy", it added.
Trump did little to quell those concerns on Thursday. Citing "onerous energy restrictions" placed on his country, the United States leader used a study by National Economic Research Associates, which claimed 27 million American jobs will be lost by 2025, to justify his decision .
It was then reported that Mr Kushner had past year asked the Russian Ambassador to the USA to establish a secret back channel using Russia's communication systems to enable the Trump transition team to talk to Moscow . Jared Kushner , an Orthodox Jew whose wife Ivanka is one of Trump's five children, is a real estate and media tycoon who was appointed senior White House adviser, with a wide-ranging remit which includes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In intial statements , United States corporate heads and business leaders have largely rejected Donald Trump's portrayal of his decision as a needed corrective to unfair climate rules. "To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president of the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a second home", said Macron.
Comey has already met privately with Special Counsel Robert Mueller III to determine what testimony would not compromise the investigation. However, on 17 May the deputy attorney general appointed Mueller as special counsel to oversee the FBI's probe.
Analysts say the visit to Paris offers Putin an opportunity to improve ties with France that had steadily deteriorated in the closing months of Francois Hollande's presidency. The czar's 1717 visit paved the way for diplomatic, economic and cultural exchanges between France and Russian Federation. He said that any use of such weapons in Syria would lead to "reprisals" from France - without specifying exactly what form they would take.
Criticism of his decision rolled in from blue-chip companies like Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, Ford Motor Co and Microsoft Corp, while the response from fossil fuel groups with the most to gain from a relaxation of US carbon emissions standards was muted.
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles was among those tear-gassed by soldiers who were trying to control the protest that blocked a highway. Three finance industry sources told Reuters on May 29 that the bonds were sold through an intermediary.
The scale of Conservative concern about the phrase - which featured in the front page headline of the usually Tory-backing Mail on Sunday - was reflected in an advert taken out by the party on Google, which directed users who searched for " dementia tax " to a webpage explaining their policy.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - They were among the city's oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. Al Kennedy, also white and a former New Orleans school board member, supported removal. Of the Confederate past, he said: "It's my history, but it's not my heritage".
Authorities said earlier they believed robbery was the motive for the attack at the Resorts World Manila , which sent people fleeing into the streets during the night, with dozens suffering minor injuries during the stampede. Kimberly Molitas, a spokeswoman for the capital's police office, said 113 million pesos ($2.27 million) worth of casino chips stolen during the raid had been recovered.
The United States never ratified a previous climate agreement , the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, undercutting its credibility and power to effectively curtail carbon emissions. Trump during last year's presidential election campaign promised voters an American withdrawal. In Uganda, the effects of climate change are already biting.
The disclosure of the back channel put the White House on the defensive. "I don't like it, I just don't", McCain told ABC News . "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing ".
Reuters reported that the gunman's possible motive was robbery, but that it was "botched". Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde, however, put the number of those killed at 34, adding that none of those killed had gunshot wounds.
Islamic State said it carried out the attack - the latest in a series against Coptic Christians that has seen more than 100 people killed since December . In a statement posted on its propaganda news agency, Aamaq , the terror group, on Saturday, said one of its unit targeted the bus the previous day and put the death toll at 32.
The Paris accord came into effect on November 2016. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ", Trump said , adding that moves to negotiate a new "fair" deal that would not disadvantage United States workers would begin.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed the importance of Berlin's transatlantic alliance with the USA, but said that her country must engage with other nations. On Monday, Merkel showed how seriously she is concerned about Washington's dependability under Trump by repeating the message she delivered a day earlier that the times when Europe could fully rely on others were "over to a certain extent".
Graham Ashton, chief commissioner of Victoria Police , said police initially treated the situation as a terrorist incident, meaning it would have been unsafe to rush to board the plane. Andrew Leoncelli , a former Australian-rules footballer, was on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH128 when it was forced to make an emergency U-turn after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit.
Speaking later Thursday in Brussels, May described the intelligence sharing relationship between the US and Britain as "deep", but added that it was, "built on trust, and part of that trust is knowing that intelligence can be shared confidently".
A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the. Pruitt has been a vocal proponent of withdrawing from the accord. India and Spain on Wednesday expressed their commitment to fighting climate change and reiterated their support for implementing the Kyoto and Paris accords.
President Putin said that Russian Federation and France are determined to cooperate in resolving the crises in Syria, Ukraine and the Korean Peninsula, as well as to fight terrorism together. Hollande also refused to take part in the opening of the newly built Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in Paris and was only interested in talking with Russia about Syria.