Sessions took particular aim at news reports about a possible meeting he had with a Russian official during an April 2016 event at the Mayflower hotel, where Trump gave a pro-Russian speech. Sessions contradicted Comey, who last week told the intelligence committee that after an encounter with Trump in which he said Trump pressured him to back off an investigation into the former national security adviser, Comey "implored" Sessions to make sure he was never left alone with the president ...
The British general election last week has done little to remove the uncertainty facing the business community and Britain's worldwide partners as it delivered a shock hung Parliament , forcing the government to turn to the right-wing Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support.
Sessions was asked pointed questions by Harris about policies from the Department of Justice he was citing as the reason he was unable to answer certain questions during his testimony. It should be noted that Harris is the only non-white person on the committee. "How was Senator Harris hysterical?" Last night on a network she was called hysterical when, of course, Ron Wyden was very aggressive.
The jury returned unanimous verdicts in favour of the actress following a trial that stretched three weeks in Melbourne . The articles claimed to reveal the truth about Wilson's "real" name, age and childhood after the actor added a touch of "fantasy" in order to "make it in Hollywood".
Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believed he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation. After Mr Comey's testimony, Mr Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Mr Trump on ...
Prime Minister May fell eight seats short of a House of Commons majority needed to form the government. Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support on key legislation, a humiliating outcome for them after an election meant to make them a dominant force.
Scalise has been a strong opponent of gun control measures. He told Muir that he later found out that the suspect, identified by authorities later today as James T. Hodgkinson had a history of lashing out at Republicans and apparently had volunteered for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. Ryan, the House speaker, is reviewing rules on how rank-and-file lawmakers can increase their personal security, including questions about paying for additional protection through member accounts ...
She told Sky News: "We enter these talks in a positive fashion, we are first and foremost unionists and therefore we want to secure the union". May appeared contrite, sought to apologise for her failed election gamble and gave an explanation of what went wrong.
The CHP immediately held an emergency meeting after the verdict and its leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was due to make a statement. "I will be in Guvenpark at 11 am (4.00 a.m. Two editors from Cumhuriyet , the editor-in-chief Can Dundar and Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gul, were convicted in May 2016 of publishing state secrets related to the weapons shipment story.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launch came from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan, and that the projectiles likely flew about 125 miles. Thursday's launch is also aimed at pressuring Seoul and Washington ahead of a planned summit between Moon and Trump late June, said Hong Hyun-ik, analyst at the Sejong Institute think tank.
However, the legislation also restricts the White House from easing sanctions without congressional approval, reports the Guardian. It would impose new sanctions on Russians found to be guilty of human rights abuses , supplying weapons to Syria's government and conduct cyber attacks on behalf of Russia's government, among others.
The Conservatives won 319 seats, seven short of a majority in the House of Commons and 12 fewer than they had going into the election. "The Prime Minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit ", Corbyn said .
At 7:15 a.m. Rep. Brad Wenstrup and Rep. "We're exploring all angles". Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle and is in good condition , U.S. - Governor Nathan Deal (@GovernorDeal) June 14, 2017My thoughts and prayers are with these members, their families, congressional staff and the responding Capitol Police officers.
Scalise and the other individuals injured. The suspected shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. According to President Donald Trump , Hodgkinson died hours late from injuries sustained when Scalise's security team returned fire.
A Labour government would be a "coalition of chaos". Arkush, a leader in Britain's Jewish communities, told The Times of Israel he believes the results of the election to be a loss for British Jews and for Israel. But by 1996, his majority slowly disintegrated as MPs defected and resigned - triggering bye-elections and leaving his regime in disarray. Speaking after being re-elected to his London seat, Corbyn said May should "go.
He insisted that he never knew anything about the Russian Federation probe or had any role in it. "I did not do so", Sessions replied. "I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations", he said.
The State Department has yet to extend an official request for a joint meeting between representatives that are in the nation's capitol from Qatar , the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Qatar is home to around 350,000 Egyptians, many of whom travelled to the Gulf state in search of work. The diplomatic push continued elsewhere.
The Business Council is an important part of the SCO and will play an even more significant role with growing focus of the grouping on economic aspects. During his meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Iranian foreign minister said that expansion of ties with neighbors especially Kazakhstan is among Iran's objectives.
Mr Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, was detained in January last year and sentenced two months later to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item with a propaganda slogan, according to North Korean media. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday that Warmbier had been freed . North Korea boasts extremely cheap weed prices but fears a dead marketplace.
Hodgkinson was taken down by Capitol Police, and Trump said he died later. Wenstrup, part of the Republican team scheduled to play a charity baseball game Thursday night, was among the first people to reach Scalise after he was shot in the hip.
He said he began writing memos after his meetings with Mr Trump because he was "honestly anxious he might lie". "I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance'". Donald Trump has blasted the former director of the FBI as a "coward" shortly after he testified as to why he was sacked during the Russian Federation investigation.
Ahead of his deposition before the JIT, Sharif consulted with his close aides and family members in the morning. Extraordinary security arrangements have been put in place in and around the academy, where the JIT secretariat is based. In its judgement of April 20 in the Panama Papers case, the Supreme Court had constituted a JIT and empowered it to summon the prime minister, his sons and any other person necessary, to investigate allegations of money-laundering, through which the four ...
The Australian Prime Minister mocked his USA counterpart in a speech Wednesday night to a gathered crowd of journalists and politicians, during the Australian Parliament's boozy annual Midwinter Ball. "Believe me, it's true, it is true". "You've got to be cheerful", he told 3AW host Tom Elliot. Turnbull said he was disappointed elements of the speech had been leaked, given the convention that it is not reported.
ET in the Del Ray area of Alexandria, just south of Washington, D.C., and about 8 miles from Capitol Hill. Only Republicans were at this practice; Democrats practiced earlier in the morning. He said Scalise, 51, suffered "a hip wound". "I hear Steve Scalise over near second base scream. I'm sad that he was shot but he actually saved everybody's life by being there".
A 15-page communique released at the end of the two-day ministerial summit made it clear there was a wide gap on the climate stance between USA and the other six countries, Xinhua news agency reported . Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will cause that relationship to worsen because it sends a signal to the United States' European allies that the U.S.is abandoning them on fighting climate change.
Of the total 110,383 people naturalized in 2016, as many as 2,865 came from the United Kingdom (2.6 percent of the total number). Almost 2,900 British citizens were naturalized in Germany in 2016, a hefty 361% rise on the year before. Foreigners can apply for German citizenship after eight years' residence. At 16,290, Turkish citizens remained the largest group seeking a Germany passport, although applications dropped by almost 17 percent.
Walters cancelled out Martin Hinteregger's first-half strike with five minutes remaining and Shane Duffy had what he thought was a victor ruled out seconds later. Ireland was struggling in the first half but midfielder Daryl Murphy came off the bench in the second to rejuvenate the hosts. The Boys in Green were by their usual standards under the current managerial team off colour in the first half and Austria deservedly led at the break in this Russian Federation 2018 qualifier.
Barton is the baseball team's manager. Steve Scalise's bedside and spoke with the House Majority Whip's family during a visit Wednesday evening to the hospital where Scalise remains in critical condition. Bailey's LinkedIn page says the Capitol Police are "Primarily responsible for the protection of life and property". Congressman Jeff Duncan of SC said, "I'm shaken up".
William Henry Cosby Jr., as his name appears on charging documents , faces three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault in connection with the alleged sexual assault . Bill Cosby's accuser testifies he gave her... "He didn't want that", Sewell said. She says her daughter, Kelly Johnson , later disclosed that she had woken up next to Cosby in bed with her clothes askew.
Whether you accept that the reason was Comey's handling of the Clinton emails (as stated in Rosenstein's letter) or the Russian Federation investigation (as Trump later confessed), Sessions did not abide by the plain wording of the recusal.
Authorities did not immediately reveal why Hodgkinson opened fire. Officials say Hodgkinson was armed with an M-4 assault rifle and a handgun. To his credit, Bernie Sanders - a very good man who I am even more pleased in retrospect to have backed in the primary, though he's not precisely my type of president - instantly denounced the act in the strongest terms.
Republican congressmen and their staff were at this Virginia field today in preparation for a charity baseball tournament. "I hear Steve Scalise over near second base scream". Tim Slater of the FBI which is now leading the investigation said that it is "too early to tell whether anyone was targeted". House Speaker Paul Ryan also identified two members of the Capitol Police who were injured, Krystal Griner and David Bailey .
Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said . Mr Comey would not answer questions on whether the President's alleged request amounted to obstruction of justice, but said he was "stunned by the conversation".
Colleagues said Scalise had been fielding balls at second base at a local park in Alexandria, just across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, as the Republicans practiced for their annual game with Democrats. Last month he introduced legislation that relaxes restrictions on interstate gun sales. The House canceled proceedings for the day. Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the ...
Bucket number three is, 'I'm invoking executive privilege.' There is no 'appropriateness bucket.' It is not a legal standard", Heinrich blasted. "Can you tell me what are the long-standing DOJ rules that protect conversations made in the executive without invoking executive privilege?" "This is secret innuendo being leaked out about me and I don't appreciate it", said Mr Sessions, his voice raising.
Republicans charity baseball game , said police. Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among those escaping the gunfire and was shot in the hip . Zach Barth, a staffer for Republican Congressman Roger Williams, and Matt Mika , director of government relations for Tyson Foods, were also wounded.
Former FBI Director James Comey testified earlier before the Senate intelligence committee said he knew of reasons why it would be problematic for Sessions to remain involved in the Russian Federation investigation, even before he recused himself.
A Maersk Line containership has been caught up in a security scare at the U.S. east coast port of Charleston. But so far, emergency officials have found no radiation - according to Live 5 News. "A unified command has been established to oversee the coordinated response". Officers from the Charleston County Sheriff's Department, as well as hazmat crews, have arrived at the scene, according to WCSC-TV.
The German embassy was badly damaged; one of its Afghan guards was killed . The bomb was detonated near the square just as the street turns towards the German Embassy, he said . Afghanistan's private TOLO Television also reported a staffer killed; Germany said an Afghan security guard outside its embassy was among those killed.
The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation. Accusations of obstruction arose when last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . "I still stand by that it was being considered as an option", said Ruddy, adding he has "very good sources" in the administration. That statement was unlikely to quell criticism of Mueller from some of Trump's closest allies - including one of his sons.
Gillespie barely defeated Corey Stewart , who was sacked as Trump's state campaign chairman past year and focused his gubernatorial bid on preserving Virginia's Confederate history. Unofficial results from the GOP primary, with 99.7 percent of districts reporting, were Gillespie, 159,600 (43.7 percent); Stewart, 155,255 (42.5 percent); and Virginia Beach state Sen.
Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said. "You're impeding this investigation", he said. Fired FBI director James Comey insinuated during his testimony last week that there was something "problematic" which was a factor in Sessions's decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.
Sessions , testifying under oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, denied ever having any conversations with Russians about Russian election meddling - including at an event past year at a Washington hotel that was attended by Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak .
This is the third so called " green on blue attack" in which Taliban infiltrators in the Afghan security forces have targeted members of the allied forces. Civilian casualties from both USA and Afghan air raids increased dramatically previous year, according to the UN's most recent report on threats to civilians.
Congressional staffer Zack Barth, who was shot during the incident, has also been released from the hospital, according to a family spokesperson. "Today we saw how our officers' extensive training and quick response saved lives". "The United States Capitol Police is dedicated to its mission to protect the U.S. Capitol, members of Congress, staff and the visiting public", Verderosa said.
With a single tweet, Trump also castigated Comey as "a leaker" for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a law professor who shared it with a news outlet. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing.
Capitol Police "do an awesome job", he added: "We are very secure at the Capitol". Brooks, who was on the field when gunfire rang out, said he was amazed by the bravery of Capitol Police. Brooks told media that he saw a rifle near the baseball field moments before he heard Scalise scream. The whining of Nathan's dog and the sound of his own m underscore the almost 40 shots fired between attacker James Hodgkinson and police.
Durant was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds a game, and he became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to make 30 or more points in 5 finals games. The game-changing spurt ended with a scuffle when Golden State's David West shoved Irving as he tried to grab the ball away. "Right after you lose Game 7", Green says, "shows you're serious".
At a press conference with May, Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. Michael Gove, a former leadership rival, who was appointed environment secretary after losing his post as justice secretary in May's cabinet reshuffle a year ago, said the PM is the ideal candidate to lead the country through Brexit.
Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, immediately condemned the Post report . Last week , Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he had informed Trump that there was no investigation of the president's personal conduct, at least while he was leading the FBI .