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by | June 01, 2017 | 04:59

The meeting was also attended by former national security adviser Michael Flynn , but both Kushner and Flynn were still just private citizens at the time . Homeland Security chief John Kelly said the latest scandal to engulf the administration was "no big deal". "I think Mr. Comey, we now know, took action that he did in regards to then-candidate Clinton in regards to false news that was being put out by the Russians ", he said in the interview.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:57

There has been no rallying the troops in the White House , and no open acknowledgment from U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , that he has transformed from behind-the-scenes West Wing power broker to its lead distracting story.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:53

Around four policemen sustained splinter injuries due to the blast and were immediately rushed to nearby hospital for treatment, the source added. The incident happened near a bank in the town Sopore, Baramulla district, according to The Indian Express .

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:54

Over a third of the country is outside government control . Hours after the explosion ambulances were still at the scene as rescue workers were digging bodies from the rubble. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims". Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said: "It was a auto bomb near the German embassy, but there are several other important compounds and offices near there too".

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:52

The city started removing the public landmarks in late April, after the New Orleans City Council voted in 2015 to remove the four Confederate markers. The statue of Lee, who commanded Confederate armies against the Union in the Civil War, was the most prominent of the four statues, his bronze figure standing almost 20 feet (6 meters) tall in uniform, arms crossed defiantly, gazing northward.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:50

August 7, 2015 - A series of attacks kill at least 44 people and wound over 300 in one day in Kabul . The council strongly condemned the attack , saying that "carrying out such attacks in the holy month of Ramadan is completely against humanity".

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:51

The idea that there's any tension in the relationship between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fake news. So since you're misquoting the Chancellor, let me read what she actually said . President Donald Trump is aiming his wrath over trade at one of the largest buyers of American exports - Germany. After the G7 summit concluded in Sicily, and with the absence of a Trump statement on the Paris Climate Agreement, Merkel blatantly criticized the new ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:49

His last day has not yet been determined. Mr Dubke later confirmed he is leaving the White House and said his last day on the job has not been determined. "Russia is going to be punished for what it did, in interfering in our elections", he said. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added, along with crisis communication experts, to help the White House in the weeks ahead.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:48

US President Donald Trump has swatted down a report that his son-in-law Jared Kushner sought a secret communications link to Russian Federation "fabricated". Dubke's last day as White House communications director has not been set yet, officials said. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", he said on ABC's "This Week" programme.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:47

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a frequent Trump critic, seemed to back him yesterday on CNN's "State of the Union", saying of the Kushner report, "I don't trust this story as far as I can throw it". USA intelligence agencies concluded a year ago that Russian Federation used hacking and leaking of emails in an effort to harm Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and ultimately help Trump win.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:47

Twenty people were killed when Cyclone Roanu hit the southern coast in May a year ago. Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader told the media in Dhaka that around 20,000 houses were damaged. The additional secretary said the family of each deceased will be given Tk 25,000 for funeral and other formalities and damaged houses will be rebuilt at government initiative.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:45

The pound has fallen below the $1.28 mark after a new poll predicted the Conservatives could fail to win a majority in next week's general election. Traders had their eyes on euro zone inflation data, due at 0900 GMT. "We're getting very negative on sterling again", said George Saravelos, FX strategist at Deutsche Bank.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:46

Expanding teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands are being recruited to deal with the drumbeat of new revelations about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates. Lewandowski's return would be a particularly notable development, given the fact that he was sacked by Trump after clashing with staff and Trump's adult children.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:42

Thirteen soldiers killed after helicopter hits high-voltage transmission line minutes after take-off . According to the statement, an AS 532 Cougar-type helicopter carrying 13 personnel took off from a military command in Senoba, Sirnak. The crash comes as the Turkish military battles the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the mountainous and porous border region. Emergency search and rescue teams rushed to the scene, as well as the Defense Minister Fikri Isik, after being acquainted with ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:46

In a video obtained by TMZ, Griffin can be heard telling Shields that they should probably "leave for Mexico" because "we're going to prison - federal prison". In a video posted on Twitter and Instagram, Griffin said that she crossed the line and that the image was too disturbing. "I've made a lot of mistakes in my career, I will continue", Griffin said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:43

He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to Washington, and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to US sanctions because of its role in Russia's occupation of a part of Ukraine.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:45

India said its embassy staff were safe . The BBC said one of its drivers was killed and four of its journalists were wounded. The powerful blast, which was heard in several parts of the city, happened amid the holy month of Ramadan and during rush hour when people were going to their work places.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:43

Pakistan said it was in talks with Colombo to send relief supplies. This was the second Indian Naval ship to reach Colombo to provide assistance, after INS Kirch reached Colombo on May 27. The Expressway from Colombo to Matara, in the deep south, was flooded in several areas. She said her brother, his wife and two children were all buried under the mud.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:40

The president has yet to make a public decision on whether the USA will remain in the Paris Agreement, but this morning, Axios reported he had privately chose to withdraw. "If you look at how much carbon we should leave in the ground, the Paris Agreement wasn't going to get us there". The president tweeted Wednesday that he would make his decision soon.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:39

Representative Adam Schiff said in an interview with ABC News . White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner listens during President Donald Trump's joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington , March 17.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:33

Nachman Shai, a Zionist Union politician and chair of the Knesset's Lobby for US-Israel Relations, was upbeat when talking to The AJN during the trip. Trump is in office ". Netanyahu said, "We just finished the visit of US President Trump, the president of our biggest ally", according to Jerusalem Online.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:36

Trump seems to ignore the structural benefits of NATO's persistence for the U.S. The re-emergence of balance of power politics in Europe in the absence of American commitment to European security through North Atlantic Treaty Organisation might incur far greater costs in the future than the amount of money that the U.S.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:30

Kenya Railway Corp said sending a 20 ft container between Mombasa and Nairobi would cost KSh50 000 by SGR, compared to KSh90 000 by road, and with the transit time cut from between 16 h and 24 h to a maximum of 8 h. Kenyatta also added that the Madaraka Express "will begin to reshape the story of Kenya for the next 100 years". The cost of the project has been criticised by opposition parties, who say it is too expensive and the economic returns exaggerated.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:33

Griffin had co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve programming with Anderson Cooper since 2007. "I went too far", she said in the post on Tuesday. Her future with CNN had been in doubt since the video appeared on Tuesday. "I cross the line. It wasn't amusing - I get it", she said in her Tuesday night apology. It wasn't amusing. I get it. "We were shocked and disappointed to learn about the image Ms.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:30

Trump's top aides have been divided. News of President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the United States from a global climate deal has led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations. The U.N.'s main Twitter page quotes Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as saying: "Climate change is undeniable". Alternatively, the president could pursue a faster course by dropping out of an underlying treaty, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change .

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:28

The hunger strikers were demanding appropriate medical care and treatment in Israeli prisons, as well as an end to solitary confinement and the so-called administrative detention , which is a form of imprisonment without trial or charge.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:30

Trump shook hands with Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas but refused to mention the two-state solution, prompting Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi to note: "He's still on a learning curve, and peacemaking is not a business deal".

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:28

The message is also being spread on worldwide news agency Sputnik news, established by Rossiya Segodnya which in turn is a news agency controlled by the Russian government. "President Putin told me. he had undertaken several initiatives on the subject of LGBT people in Chechnya with measures aimed at establishing the whole truth about the activities of local authorities", Macron said at a press conference with Putin after talks in Versailles.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:29

Solis). When that information was revealed, deputies then contacted Mississippi Highway Patrol and then the Jackson Police Department. For the complete story, see the Clarion-Ledger . Both vehicles drove off, Jackson police said. Authorities are looking for a gun in the killing of a 6-year-old MS boy. The three are facing capital murder charges.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:27

The SNP would ensure that Scotland's voice was heard, Sturgeon said, and the party would push for Scotland to stay in the single market even as Britain leaves it. Mr Corbyn's rating was -13 in Scotland, up 13 from -26 last September. The survey also shows support for Scottish independence stands at 45% among those certain to vote in a referendum.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:23

On Wednesday, lawmakers met to discuss a potential successor to Temer should the president eventually resign or be forced out by one of Brazil's top courts. "When order is re-established, the decree will be revoked", the statement said. James Green, director of the Brazil Initiative at Brown University, said that Temer's position was very weak as he appeared to had lost the support of large sectors of his base, as well powerful sectors of the country's economic elites.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:20

Neither Mrs May nor Mr Corbyn is expected to take part, with the Tories represented by Home Secretary Amber Rudd instead of the Prime Minister who will be campaigning in the South West. He has trebled the party membership, now the largest in our modern history, making us the largest left-of-centre party in Europe and what is more interesting he has attracted many thousands of enthusiastic young people , something the Labour Party has failed to do in the past.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:17

But a Tory party spokesman confirmed there will be "no changes to the Prime Minister's plans" regarding tonight's debate. "She won't turn up to these debates because her campaign of soundbites is falling apart", she said. "There is a debate in Cambridge tonight". "I don't know what she's doing this evening but it's not far from London ". Responding to a Telegraph front page story that Labour secretly plans to let unskilled EU workers come to the United Kingdom after Brexit, she said: ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:17

Another one was found on Friday hanging on a tree outside the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden just across the National Mall from the African American History Museum. "This was a terrible act, but it is a stark reminder of why our work is so important", the statement read . In a press release from the Smithsonian Institution, multiple other incidents similar to this one have happened across the country.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:14

Abandoning the pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200 nations. Word of Trump's expected decision comes a day after the president met with Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. He has spent his first months in office working to delay and roll back federal regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions while pledging ...