by | May 20, 2017 | 19:17

The Post didn't name the official. "He is talking about James Comey, who was investigating him and his campaign in connection with the whole Russian Federation campaign matter, and he says 'I fired him and the pressure's off.' It doesn't seem much more complicated than that".

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:49

Trump came under criticism for firing Comey as he was supervising the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and any possible links between the Trump and Russian Federation during the campaign. Chris Murphy, D-Conn, who has emerged as one of Trump's most vocal opponents. John Cornyn of Texas, both Republicans; Alice Fisher, the former head of the Justice Department's criminal division; and Michael Garcia, a former USA attorney from Manhattan.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:45

Former FBI Director James Comey, who was sacked by President Donald Trump last week amid an agency probe into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election, has agreed to testify before the U.S. "He's already a President viewed skeptically by much of the world". On Friday, a report by The Washington Post that the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties had identified a "significant person of interest" in the White House undercut Trump's insistence his election bid had nothing to ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:36

The GAVI vaccine alliance said Friday that about 300,000 emergency doses of an Ebola vaccine could be available in case of a severe outbreak, and was ready to support the Congolese government. Ebola can be caught from both humans and animals. "People began to get sick on or after 22 April in Bas-Uele province in the country's far north, he added".

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:30

While she said it is "difficult to single out one highlight" from the SNP's 10 years in government, Ms Sturgeon, who served as deputy first minister for seven years before succeeding Mr Salmond, said taking on the top job in Scottish politics was a "particular honour".

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:22

KCNA said the test showed North Korea "has all powerful means for retaliatory strike" should Washington take any military action to stop its nuclear weapons program. The Security Council also calls on all countries to implement the six North Korea sanctions resolutions it already has adopted "in an expeditious and serious manner".

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:20

On Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made something of a surprise announcement in appointing Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate any connections between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:22

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets with U.S. President Donald Trump during a reception ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 20, 2017 . Trump, who promised during his campaign to move the Tel Aviv-based U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, has so far not done so out of fears such a move would incite the Arab world.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:12

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump wave as they arrive in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 20, 2017 . The king placed the Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud around Trump's neck at a ceremony at the Royal Court in Riyadh. The tour has been billed as a chance to visit places sacred to the three major monotheistic religions - Islam, Judaism and Christianity. The avalanche of revelations in the run-up to his departure have eroded Trump's standing at home - where the parallels with ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:02

Valdez, a father of two, was at least the fifth journalist killed this year in Mexico, which free-press groups have named as one of the most unsafe countries for journalists. Mexico ranks third in the world for the number of journalists killed, after Syria and Afghanistan, according to media rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:00

Trump waved from the doorway after Air Force One touched down and before descending the staircase with first lady Melania Trump. President Donald Trump is receiving the nation's highest civilian honor from Saudi King Salman. The New York Times reported Trump had called Comey a "nut job" in a private meeting last week in the Oval Office with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:49

The tweets fly in the face of the statement issued on Wednesday night which had appeared as an attempt by Trump's staff to tamp down the raging political storm over Russian Federation which has resulted in Trump's worst week in office so far.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:28

Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls, a Nigerian government official said Sunday. "It is going to bring a lot of emotional and traumatic relief to these families that had anticipated the return of their daughters, " he said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:27

Trump then extensively addressed the growingly concerning drug problem plaguing Colombia, and also drew parallels to the implications of drug trade and trafficking to the United States. Santos is the third Latin American leader to meet with Trump since he took office, after the leaders of Peru and Argentina. "I think the people in the Federal Bureau of Investigation will be very, very thrilled", he said .

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:25

Asked to expand on Rosenstein's thinking, the Virginia Democrat added: "I think he listened". CNN said Mr Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" Mr Trump may have, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter. Asked three times about Trump's tweet indicating that he had "taped" his conversation with Comey over dinner, Spicer refused to deny the specifics of the message.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:22

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.S. defense chief warned Friday that a military solution to the standoff with North Korea would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale", while the North vowed to rapidly strengthen its nuclear-strike capability as long as it faces a "hostile" U.S.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:17

New President of France , Emmanuel Macron on Friday said its country would continue in the fight against "Islamist terrorists" in Mali, during a short visit to the country. Macron's first non-European trip as President of France has been to Mali. Macron emphasised the need for closer European cooperation in the fight against jihadists, especially with fellow EU heavyweight Germany.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:17

She said the order was one more example of USA attempts to destabilize Venezuela's government, adding that Maduro strongly backs the Supreme Court magistrates who are "victims of us imperial power". Those blacklisted by the Treasury Department include Maikel Moreno, the president of the government-packed Supreme Court, as well as all seven justices who signed a ruling in late March stripping the opposition-controlled congress of its last remaining powers.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:16

The strategy seems to be having an effect, as North Korea this week complained to the US Congress about the sanctions it had imposed, and pleaded with other countries to ignore United Nations penalties.Some observers believe that despite what North Korea says, the sanctions are key to forcing North Korea to the negotiating table.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:09

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGOP senator wouldn't be "surprised" if Comey forced to cancel testimony Graham "surprised" Comey will testify publicly Lawmakers vow to move ahead with Russian Federation probes MORE (R-S.C.) said Friday that he was "surprised" that former FBI Director James Comey had agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee after a special counsel was appointed to oversee the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:08

Assange disputed the allegations and argued that if he was sent to Sweden, he risked being extradited to the United States and tried for espionage for releasing confidential military and diplomatic cables. "I will take on the responsibility of inviting Mr. Assange to leave the Ecuadorean embassy at the latest 30 days after the start of our government", Lasso told Reuters back in February.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:58

Other protesters near campus plan on joining in. A coalition of student activist groups at Notre Dame called We StaND For is planning the walkout to protest policies Pence pursued as governor that they say targeted the most vulnerable. "We're not concerned", Browne said. Among Hegedus' issues with the vice president: his support for a controversial religious liberty bill and his attempt to ban Syrian refugees from the state as governor.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:54

The statement added that about nine terrorists were killed and an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making factory was destroyed. He revealed that the first explosion occurred around the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine while the second explosion was around BOT Hostel, which is a female hostel.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:56

Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham told a news conference Wednesday, "We intend to assure that there is accountability for anyone involved in this assault". "Turkish Ambassador should be kicked out of country". Last year, a similar incident took place during Erdogan's visit to Washington when Erdogan guards beat Turkish journalists who were protesting for their free speech rights.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:46

In the face of rising pressure from Capitol Hill, the US Justice Department named former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election and possible collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Moscow.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:19

On Friday morning, hours ahead of his departure, he reasserted his "America First" vision of global affairs. "The great thing about a foreign trip is, to a great extent you can stage manage it a lot more", he said. Sharif will also visit Masjid-e-Nabawi. Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump, his daughter Ivanka and his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:20

The EB-5 visa programme, often used by wealthy Chinese nationals, allows foreign investors a path to a green card if they invest more than $500,000 in a project that creates jobs in the US. And Kushner Companies spokesperson James Yolles said Meyer apologizes if the mention of her brother was in any way interpreted as an attempt to lure investors.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:08

The United States and South Korea have said the deployment is aimed purely at defending against any threat from North Korea, which experts have thought for months is preparing for its sixth nuclear test in defiance of United Nations sanctions.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:27

The EC subsequently pointed out that the hacking of any device that looks like an EVM does not mean that an EVM is hackable or has been hacked. The Congress on Thursday attacked AAP over its protest at the Election Commission against EVM tampering and said there was "no need of protest" in view of the all-party meeting scheduled on Friday.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:21

Gopeshwar: The Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway was closed on Friday near Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district due to a landslide, following which hundreds of pilgrims were feared stranded at different places here. "We need to make a temporary bypass for over 150 vehicles stranded on both sides of the blockade", Subramanian said. 'All arrangements related to food and accommodation for the pilgrims are being made by the respective district administrations, ' an Uttarakhand ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:12

In addition, Pakistan attended because of its conviction that the only way to resolve all outstanding issues is through peaceful means. Responding to the criticism by opposition parties, he said Pakistan could not have abstained from the hearing as any such move would have given advantage to India.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:08

The remaining 6 percent had "mixed feelings". The survey was conducted immediately after two explosive reports from The Washington Post and The New York Times concerning allegations that Trump disclosed highly sensitive classified material to Russian officials and previously asked Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey - who he has since fired - to end the agency's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:05

U.S. President Donald Trump was hit on Friday by embarrassing leaks that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia during last year's election campaign and that Trump had boasted to Russian officials of firing the man heading the investigation.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:01

According to the girl, the Swami was a frequent visitor to her home and used to conduct religious ceremonies. When the accused tried to again rape her at her home on Friday night, the woman grabbed a sharp object and chopped off his penis.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:02

Asked whether anyone in the White House had an audio recording of the dinner, as Trump suggested in a tweet earlier on Friday, Spicer said: "I'm not aware of that". "I think sometimes we don't have an opportunity to get in to see him and get his full thinking". Trump's announcement that a decision could be made before then comes as the Department of Justice is reportedly interviewing four candidates for the position on Saturday.