by | June 17, 2017 | 11:05

The troop deployment marks the largest shift in manpower sent to the Middle East under the Trump administration. The Trump administration official told AP that an official announcement may come next week. Bush. Mr. Mattis comments comes days after he told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee that " we are not winning in Afghanistan ", in one of the starkest assessments by administration officials of the 16-year war to date.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:06

The Canadian was 100 feet away for birdie on No. 6 and burned the edge of the cup on that one, except that it ran by some 7 feet and he three-putted for bogey. You don't really think about shooting five under at the US Open. Also missing the weekend were No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Jason Day , who played together for the first two rounds to disastrous results.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:00

Jurors stopped for the day after four hours of deliberations and will return to court Tuesday morning. After just six minutes, United States comedian Bill Cosby's legal team in his high-profile sexual assault trial rested their case. As he described reaching into Constand's trousers, Cosby testified, "I go into the area that is somewhere between permission and rejection". Prosecutors have suggested he drugged her with something stronger - perhaps quaaludes.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:57

The corrections officers were transporting the inmates from Hancock State Prison in adjacent Hancock County to the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, some 45 miles west of Eatonton, Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Greg Dozier said.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:55

There's some really interesting high school arms that I'd love to see the Jays take, and which incidentally would give them one of each demographic with their first four picks. The Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year is hitting.343 with 17 homers and 56 RBIs for the College World Series-bound Cardinals. He's also 10-3 with 2.34 ERA and 140 strikeouts and just 33 walks in 104 innings on the mound.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:52

Hundreds of protesters chanting "we want justice" stormed a local town hall on Friday afternoon. Mr Hammond's remarks will be seen as a bid to soften the terms of Britain's exit, 72 hours before formal talks begin on Monday. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account". In his first public comments since the election, the Chancellor said it was his "clear view" that most people want the talks to "prioritise ...

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:53

Trump made his comments as Scalise remained in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center following multiple surgeries. The doctors said that while Scalise remains in critical condition, they "are encouraged by improvement in his condition".

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:46

Investigators in Mueller's office are set to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers, a source familiar with the matter has told CNN . "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning, but that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work towards, to try and understand what the intention was there, and whether that's an offense", Comey testified last week.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:47

But the people briefed on the President's thinking said Trump also knows that firing Rosenstein would be politically risky. Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard University law professor and a senior Justice Department official in the George W. With the revelation this week by The Washington Post that Trump was under investigation for possible attempted obstruction of justice, Rosenstein finds himself caught in an awkward pincer - stuck between the wrath of a president who could fire him and ...

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:45

Trump's associates and Russian Federation". Grassley said Comey's dismissal and Comey's testimony on Lynch should be looked at together, noting that Comey "took the opportunity in his testimony to clear his own name by denouncing as false the administration's claims that the FBI rank-and-file had lost confidence in Mr.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:41

On July 12 while was she miles way, he drove alone to a Kmart parking lot and hooked up a water pump that emitted carbon monoxide into the cab of his truck. 17 at the time - was responsible for the 2014 suicide of Conrad Roy III , 18, a MA judge ruled Friday. The Carter case also raised novel questions of whether text messages are protected speech and what it means to be present at the scene of a crime.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:40

The resolution, which was unanimously approved by the 15-country council, adds 14 people and four entities to a blacklist that brings with it a travel ban and asset freeze. But it differs from the USA and its allies on how to rein in the North's rapidly escalating nuclear and ballistic missile program. "Sanctions are not a goal in itself but as long as DPRK doesn't stop its behavior, we'll have no other choice than reinforcing the pressure on the regime", Permanent Representative of France ...

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:36

He exuded confidence that the decision will advance the strategic objectives of the US-Afghan mission and provide essential support to the fearless Afghan troops fighting on the front lines of this global struggle between good and evil. The Pentagon refuted the AP report in a statement to Reuters late Thursday, saying "no decisions have been made" regarding troop numbers. Mattis is expected to send some 3,000 to 5,000 additional troops to Afghanistan .

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:35

Its report did, however, find that only 31 percent of "likely US voters" strongly approve of the president's job, while 42 percent strongly disapprove . See the Texas Lyceum poll results from April for more. Republicans in Texas are still satisfied, with 66 percent saying Trump is honest and trustworthy and 80 percent saying he's competent.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:29

Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation. He's increasingly focused his anger at both Rosenstein and Mueller, according to advisers and confidants, viewing the two as part of a biased effort to undermine his presidency.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:26

MedStar Washington Hospital Center says Scalise underwent surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:23

Sources familiar with Scalise's condition said the third surgery is routine for gunshot victims . "I had no idea this was going to happen", she said during a brief address to the media Thursday afternoon, during which she was visibly upset.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:21

The president's tweets appeared to be a response to reports that Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation into Russian election interference to include whether Trump has obstructed justice .

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:13

Erendira Wallenda assured the public that she felt prepared for the feat because of her training. Erendira did so by dangling 300 feet above Niagara Falls by her teeth on Thursday, the Washington Post reports. She set a world record in 2016 by completing 40 revolutions in her hoop in 50 seconds beneath a helicopter above the Atlantic City shore. "Sometimes it takes a little longer in this region to make things happen", said Wallenda, who encountered resistance from some corners of ...

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:17

The Democratic National Committee called on Rosenstein to recuse himself from the Russian Federation matter, but it said authority over the investigation should be given to Mueller and not another Trump appointee. Trump cited the memo in firing Comey. Consider new reports that Rosenstein is considering recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe and we may be looking at Trump's most consequential tweet storm yet.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:14

Her attorneys said she suffered from a severe eating disorder, in addition to other mental health issues, and that she and Roy had initially bonded over their shared emotional problems. A psychiatrist who testified for the defense said Carter was suffering from side effects from an anti-depressant she was taking. Cataldo said Carter was struggling with "baggage" of her own at the time .

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:14

Trump faces multiple investigations into possible collusion between his campaign associates and Russian officials, who are believed to have ordered a massive effort to disrupt the 2016 election. Cohen served as executive vice president and special counsel at the Trump Organization during Trump's presidential campaign and did not hold a formal title in the campaign.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:08

Brexit negotiators will discuss Monday Britain's financial obligations to the European Union as the long, complicated and potentially perilous process of the United Kingdom leaving the bloc finally gets underway. Both parties are committed to a strengthening British unity, delivering Brexit, combating terrorism, and delivering prosperity, the source said, adding however that "at the moment there isn't a deal".

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:08

During a Sunday television appearance on ABC News' "This Week", Jay Sekulow said he was "not going to speculate" on whether the president might order the firing of Mueller. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. That hearing will be public and is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein poured cold water on the idea that Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be fired.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:06

Dr. Ira Rabin shakes hands with President Donald Trump as he and first lady Melania Trump leave MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday in Washington , D.C., after visiting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.). They released photos of guns similar to the handgun and rifle that were used in the attack, which officials have said were purchased legally. Rep.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:06

The claim, notably, did not not come from the White House but Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax media and a longtime friend of Trump . "The fallout from the firing of Mueller would likely be as explosive as [Richard Nixon's] firing of special counsel Archibald Cox in 1973". A senior political writer for the newspaper sounded the alarm in a piece titled, "Is Robert Mueller Conflicted in Trump Probe?" " Time to rethink", he tweeted today, citing Mueller's hiring ...

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:04

We need to know what happened, we need to have an explanation for this. More than 70 people are unaccounted for, according to media reports , although it was not known whether some of those were among the bodies recovered so far. The Times reported that the type of cladding used on the building was banned in United States buildings taller than 40 feet (12.2 metres) because of fire safety fears.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:48

Mrs May needs the support of the DUP's ten MPs to give her a majority in Parliament. The delegation of Sinn Féin - whose seven MPs refuse to take their seats at Westminster - is expected to include Mrs O'Neill, party president Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald, the party's deputy leader and a member of the Irish parliament.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:46

The leader of Ireland's opposition congratulated Varadkar in a statement and said the party was committed to maintaining its current agreement with Fine Gael . Leo Varadkar , while launching his campaign bid for Fine Gael party leader in Dublin , Ireland May 20, 2017. Varadkar is the youngest child of Ashok Varadkar, who met his future wife Miriam, a nurse, while working in Britain's National Health Service in the 1960s.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:47

The business of the House was resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, critically wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and hitting aides and Capitol police.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:39

The party has refused to give a time frame for reaching a deal, though May is due in Brussels for an European Union summit on June 22-23 when she will want to show she has a solid grip on power. When asked if a deal was in the making, DUP leader Arlene Foster told reporters in Dublin: "I think you know it takes two to tango and we're ready to dance".

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:41

The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the allegations made by two AIADMK legislators that huge money was offered to MLAs to support V K Sasikala group during their stay at Koovathur resort ahead of the trust vote in Tamil Nadu assembly.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:29

Yet, many experts are wary of Lookin At Lee, who is the only horse at Belmont to have run at both the Derby and the Preakness Stakes . We felt that he'd done everything right on the horse and he deserved to stay with him. Tapwrit's victory gave Pletcher two of the three races in the Triple Crown . Finishing in second was Irish War Cry , followed by Patch in third.

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:29

What led investigators to victor was an audit that revealed she was one of only six people who had printed the report, and the only one who had had email contact with The Intercept . "I'm terrified. I'm terrified that she's not going to be treated fairly and that they're going to try to make an example of her and that's not fair".

by | June 17, 2017 | 09:27

The other G-7 ministers expressed disappointment at President Donald Trump's decision to pull the us out of the Paris Climate Accord, which seeks to limit carbon emissions and reduce the rising global temperatures. House seat into a full-fledged political spectacle. As a result, the US said it would not join those sections of the communique on climate and multilateral development banks.