by | May 24, 2017 | 05:51

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has invoked his Fifth Amendment rights in response to the committee's previous subpoena attempt. On another important piece of the investigation - the upcoming testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey - Warner expressed confidence that his committee will get Comey's side of the story , despite the Justice Department's decision to appoint a special counsel to lead the FBI investigation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:52

Flynn's own defensive crouch revealed the high legal stakes he faces as investigations intensify: a US counterintelligence probe of Russian Federation, a federal investigation in Virginia and multiple congressional inquiries. Flynn more than $45,000 to attend the event and give a separate speech. Bortnikov, twice denied that Russia was waging such a campaign, according to Brennan, but said he would carry the message to Russian President Vladimir Putin .

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:51

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $ 110 billion were signed. Rouhani , who contested the presidential post for a second term, won a landslide victory in the Friday polls, garnering 23,549,616 votes out of a total of 41,22,131.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:45

This will play well with Park's hardcore conservative base, which sees her as having sacrificed her private life to focus on the country after her mother and then her dictator father were killed in separate assassinations. On her most serious count, Park is accused of taking or seeking bribes totalling 59.2 billion won ($52 million) for Choi or herself, most of which went to non-profit foundations which Choi controlled.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:42

The United States' top intelligence official has said that the USA government has not verified that ISIS is responsible for the attack. "Allahu akhbar!" says the man, who then holds up a piece of card with the word "Manchester" and Monday's date scrawled on it.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:31

In the four months since President Donald Trump took office and gave his 36-year-old son-in-law the job of forging peace between Israel and the Palestinians, Kushner has kept his plans under wraps for a conflict that is almost twice as old as he is.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:33

Bush , by writing a message in the Book of Remembrance. After signing the guest book , he spoke briefly, calling the Holocaust "history's darkest hour". After the ceremony he went outside to sign the Yad Vashem guest book, silentlly leaving an inscription that took him more than a minute to write. President George W.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:28

The TPP will deliver benefits for Australia by reducing barriers to trade in a wide range of goods and services and improving access to export markets in the Asia-Pacific. Mr Ciobo said that, rather than following TPP critics into proclaiming the trade talks finished and a waste of effort, the meeting showed "calmer heads have prevailed".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:29

Moon said during his campaign he won't pardon Park or Samsung's Lee. Park emerged from a bus with her inmate number 503 attached to her dark-colored jacket, walked into the Seoul Central District Court and sat before a three-judge panel.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:25

Cameras caught First Lady Melania Trump brushing off US President Donald Trump's hand as he held it out to her, on their first visit to Israel. " We just got back from the Middle East", Trump said to the room. Ahead of his visit to the Middle East, the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican, Italy and Belgium, administration officials indicated that Trump may talk about "Palestinian self-determination" in his public comments, a nod ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:27

Both sides will face tough decisions. "He's looking for a kind of outside-in approach, first peace between Israel and Sunni Arab states, who have a common enemy in Iran, and that regional peace leading to Israeli-Palestinian peace". She didn't seem to be too anxious about how the incident would be perceived by the dignitaries, ministers and cameras surrounding the plane then - and she looks to have continued that trend at the start of Mr Trump's latest worldwide visit to Italy.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:27

According to the Detroit Free Press , the singer's body was discovered after Cornell's wife called a family friend and asked them to check on Cornell. Soundgarden , which includes guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron, disbanded in 1997, but reunited in 2010. Soundgarden bagged Grammys in 1995 for their songs Black Hole Sun and Spoonman.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:24

Husam Zumlot told i24NEWS. The Palestinian leader affirmed his willingness to cooperate with the US administration to conclude a historic peace agreement with Israel. But while Trump said earlier this month that he believed brokering peace is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", he measured his comments on Tuesday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:26

Congressional investigators have requested copies of Comey's memos and testimony from Comey himself. Both Coats and Rogers found Trump's request inappropriate and refused to comply, according to two current and two former USA officials. The report said Moscow eventually developed a preference for Trump. The White House declined to comment on the details of Trump's contacts with Rogers and Coats.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:20

Macron won 66.1 percent of the vote against 33.9 percent for far-right leader Marine Le Pen , final results from the Interior Ministry showed on Monday. The publication noted Le Pen had now set her party up for bigger victories in the "months and years to come". It's an ambitious goal that polls suggest Macron may be able to pull off.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:16

Tillerson summarized the White House view in a speech this month to State Department employees, in which he said that putting too heavy of an emphasis on other nations accepting American values "really creates obstacles to our ability to advance our national security interests, our economic interests".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:11

The pro-Trump messaging behind the deal quickly fell apart when it was revealed that only 800 jobs, not 1,100 would be saved . But the company is still shipping about 300 of its jobs to Mexico right before Christmas. According to United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes, Carrier will be saving around $65 million each year. Many more of the Carrier jobs that are staying in the United States are going to be gone in the future because more factories are moving towards automation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:03

By several senators' accounts, he contradicted Trump's statements that Rosenstein's written criticism of FBI Director James Comey had been a factor in Comey's recent firing by the president. Republicans on Capitol Hill hoped the same, reasoning that the appointment of a special counsel could free them to work on a major tax overhaul - and other matters - without constant distractions.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:00

Dent now co-chairs the Tuesday Group with New York Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik . MacArthur added that while he was grateful to his colleagues across the political spectrum, it is now clear "some in the Tuesday group have different objectives and different sense of governing than I do".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:58

While Moon may try to soothe Chinese anger over the THAAD deployment, many observers say it appears too late to call for its withdrawal, which would greatly undermine South Korea's relationship with Washington, its most important ally. North Korea is likely to welcome Moon's election but its state media made no mention of his victory on Wednesday. "We must put the days of fierce competition behind and hold hands marching forward".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:55

Bad enough that he was there; bad enough that there would be a handshake; he emphatically did not want any show of warmth. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland says Flynn told the investigators during an early 2016 security clearance review that a trip to Moscow was "funded by US companies".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:54

Trump arrived at the presidential palace in the West Bank city, located only about a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but across Israel's controversial separation wall. Police say they are still investigating the motive for the attack. Trump spoke Tuesday after a meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS').

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:58

The FBI is investigating whether members of the Trump campaign cooperated with Russian intelligence agencies during or after the 2016 race. They also said the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel has created a legally risky environment for him to cooperate with the Senate panel's investigation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:54

Mr Moon, 64, said: "I will urgently try to solve the security crisis". "I am willing to go anywhere for the peace of the Korean Peninsula - if needed, I will fly immediately to Washington ". Moon succeeded Park Geun-hye, who was removed by a Constitutional Court ruling on March 10, that upheld her parliamentary impeachment over a series of corruption allegations.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:52

And only a week after taking office, he signed an executive order to ban immigrants from seven countries - Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen - from entering the United States , a decision that sparked widespread protests at the nation's airports and demonstrations outside the White House.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:52

And Leroy Sane added: "My prayers go out to everyone who was involved in last night's attack ". "With regards to the ongoing investigation into last night's horrific attack at the Manchester Arena , we can confirm we have arrested a 23-year-old man in South Manchester ", police said in a statement .

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:50

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, Benninger was ahead of Leonard by 3 votes. He told voters his party is the only one offering something that's different on climate change and on preparing the province for a new economy spurred by technological change.The party is locked in a statistical dead heat with the NDP, according to the latest Mainstreet poll , although the polling group forecasts a Liberal majority.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:52

Moon , for his part, in the run up to him winning the presidential election in South Korea said he would look to renegotiate and revise the 2015 agreement inked between both countries. State media said that Lee affirmed that South Korea understood China's major concerns and would cooperate with China to remove any obstacles that hinder the development of bilateral ties.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:47

Officials in the province of Bas Uele said that samples taken from victims in the village of Likati confirmed the outbreak. In addition, two more people in the area have been identified as suspected cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 11, WHO's Congo spokesman Eugene Kabambi told Reuters .

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:44

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington . Moon has said he would "go to Pyongyang if conditions are met" during his inaugural address, and had proposed the reopening of a jointly operated factory park in the right circumstances.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:44

Mrs May has been warned her plans could hit a roadblock because of poor-performing councils, already failing to make arrangements for people to pay for care after their deaths that were introduced in 2015. The PM repeatedly grimaced, waved her arms and raised her voice at journalists as she "clarified" there would be an upper limit on the costs paid by older people for their care.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:40

The Prime Minister said the possibility "that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack" could not be ignored. In all circumstances, members of the armed forces who are deployed in this way will be under the command of police officers.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:37

Conservative candidates reported difficulties while campaigning on the doorstep as a result of the social care proposals, dubbed the "dementia tax" by opponents, and a weekend wobble in the polls suggested Labour is closing the gap. A Survation poll for ITV on Monday gave the Tories a nine-point lead, putting the Conservatives on 43 percent, ahead of Labour on 34 percent. Under the care funding plans included in the Conservative manifesto, people receiving care in the home would have ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:36

Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia , at the start of his first trip overseas as president, has produced a number of statements that run counter to the harsh, anti-Muslim rhetoric from his 2016 campaign. The speech, held in a gilded hall bedecked with chandeliers, is part of an effort by the Trump administration to reset its relationship with the Islamic world after frequently attacking Muslims during the USA election campaign.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:33

Mexico emphatically rejects that notion. A Senate Budget Committee staff member displays a copy of President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., May 23. The budget doesn't touch Medicare or Social Security benefits for the elderly, which is consistent with Trump's campaign promises. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Snap), better known as food stamps, would be changed to require more childless people to work and would shift more of ...