by | May 12, 2017 | 12:59

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins serves on the Senate intelligence committee. McCabe testified it was not typical practice to tell a person they are not a target of an investigation. There would be an important side benefit for Trump: A vacancy on the critical D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals which Trump could then fill. McCabe's comments came after the White House doubled down on its claim that bottom-up opposition from within the rank-and-file of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:51

The testimony by Yates, who was sacked on January 30 after defying Trump over his contested travel ban , confirmed reports that she had informed the White House early on of the justice department's concerns about Flynn. In the case of Flynn, if they did take action after Yates' warning, the administration would have looked a little less incompetent. They met that afternoon at the White House, and Yates, accompanied by the top career official in the Justice Department's national security ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:47

The announcement pushed back a decision that has sweeping implications for the fate of global efforts to fight climate change - and has drawn intense interest from the worldwide community, corporate lobbyists and environmental organizations.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:46

The DIA's revelations contradict the claims of Flynn's attorney, who in a statement on Tuesday said that the former adviser "briefed the Defense Intelligence Agency ... "Though we've walked hand-in-hand with the Democrats during this investigation, this morning they broke with long-standing protocol and chose to release these documents without consulting us", a spokeswoman for Chaffetz said on CNN .

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:46

As top seeds, Ireland were guaranteed to avoid New Zealand, England or Australia in the pool stages. But Williams is confident Gatland will have a strong team in place in two year's time. We want to come here and win it, that's our ambition". Japan was chosen in Group A, which will also include a playoff-winner yet to be decided, and a team from the Europe 1 qualifying group, probably Romania.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:31

A French diplomat said the analysis was carried out on unexploded ordnance found at Khan Sheikhun, reported AFP . Syria's ally Russian Federation had defended the Syrian president by saying that the Assad-led government in the nation has no chemical weapons and that their destruction has been monitored by worldwide observers.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:27

Comey's job was to raise that need with "duly appointed" officials within Justice, or presumably with Congress had that not worked. Sessions, a former USA attorney, said there seemed to be enough evidence for at least a misdemeanor charge against Clinton.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:26

Syria's foreign minister on Monday said his country would reject any United Nations role in monitoring the implementation of four "de-escalation" zones aimed at creating a ceasefire across Syria . He said Russian Federation has already indicated there will be " military police and observation centers" on the ground. Certain "terrorist groups" such as the so-called "Islamic State" and other militias linked to al Qaeda are exempt from the ceasefire.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:14

At the same time, tensions between Pyongyang and Beijing have also risen in recent weeks as China works with the rein in North Korea. Returning to an engagement approach would "increase of predictability and permanence of inter-Korean policies" and help the South Korean economy, Moon said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:14

A Justice Department official said that Sessions on Wednesday interviewed four candidates to serve as interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and there could be more. This file photo taken on May 3, 2017 shows FBI Director James Comey as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC .

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:13

An Obama spokesman initially declined to comment. Investigators have been looking into possible wrongdoing in how Flynn handled disclosures about payments from clients tied to foreign governments including Russian Federation and Turkey, US officials briefed on the matter have told CNN.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:14

They are spearheaded by prominent Palestinian activist Marwan Barghouti, who is serving a prison sentence in Israeli prison, Karim Younes, Ahmed Saadat, and Ibrahiim Hamed. Palestinian prisoners are calling for an end to the denial of family visits, the right to pursue higher education, appropriate medical care and treatment, and an end to solitary confinement and administrative detention - imprisonment without charge or trial - among other demands for basic rights.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:09

Such a statement from Comey would not appear to follow the FBI's protocol, multiple reports said. I was going to fire Comey. The FBI is now conducting an investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the lead up to the election.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:10

Israel has not officially assumed responsibility for the attack, but local media reported that the strike targeted a weapon arsenal of Hezbollah, a Lebanese Shiite group that fights alongside President Bashar al-Assad army. A huge explosion shook Damascus in what state media said was an Israeli missile strike on a military installation near the Syrian capital's worldwide airport.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:08

The meeting came a day after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been in charge of the investigation into any ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, CBS News reported. authorities for possible connections with Russian Federation. After his meeting with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Lavrov (L) made a quip about the sacking of the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:02

Rebutting Singh's charge that was speaking the BJP's language, Mishra said he had always spoken stridently against the BJP's policies and the government and decried the way the AAP brands people 'who speak against the leadership. One on CM's brother-in-law regarding a Rs. 50 crore land deal and another saying 5 AAP Leaders used the party funds for their personal foreign trips.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:00

Erdogan is due to meet President Donald Trump during his May 16-17 trip to Washington. The meeting will take place at the White House. The U.S. considers the Kurdish fighters as the most effective group in the fight against Islamic State militants.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:58

This after the parties alleged EVMs had been tampered with to benefit a particular party in recent Assembly elections and bypolls. The EC is also likely to brief the parties about its planned EVM hacking challenge. "The EC had acted swiftly when the questions were raised on EVMs before the Ater by-poll". A major row had erupted before the Ater bypoll, when a video of VVPAT demonstration by a poll official purportedly showed that irrespective of the votes cast to a party, the machine ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:56

Elizabeth and Philip celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary in November. "This is not a decision taken for medical reasons". At an engagement at St James's Palace in central London with his wife on Thursday, a guest told Philip he was sorry to hear he was standing down.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:56

Democrats have frequently accused Republicans of trying to suppress turnout among minority and low-income voters. Plainly irked that Hillary Clinton won almost three million more votes than he did, Trump said on Twitter in late November, "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally ".

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:53

The new deal was penned by Turkey, which mainly backs Syrian rebels, as well as Russian Federation and Iran , which both support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. If the fighting stops in the four safe zones in the next days and weeks, it would be "an important signal", the statement added. She added that USA has concerns, including about Iran's "guarantor" role in the Kazakhstan deal.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:50

Mishra, who is on a hunger strike demanding details of foreign trips by five prominent AAP leaders, had visited the ACB office a few days ago and shared evidence related to the tanker scam that dates back to Sheila Dikshit's tenure as chief minister.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:48

None were apparently reached Wednesday. The meeting with Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday was the highest-level public contact between Trump and the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin since Trump took office on January 20. Trump, speaking to reporters after his meeting with Lavrov, didn't mention Kislyak, and neither did the White House statement. Trump named Michael Flynn - a controversial figure, partly because of his ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin - as his ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:49

Kids featured in China's latest online propaganda video are literally singing praises and dancing about the country's "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) transcontinental trade and infrastructure initiative. But with a confusing name, that officially refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road, added to myriad economic and security risks, clouds hang over the plan.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:45

Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Even the White House letter to Comey justifying his firing seemed to have been written with little thought for logic or clarity, confusingly pointing to Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails, then bringing up the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:44

A veteran Republican official is urging the Trump administration to remain in the Paris climate agreement, co-writing an op-ed arguing "the business case" for the global accord. Media captionCan coal make a comeback under Trump? Just weeks after 13 Fortune 500 companies sent a letter to the President urging the administration to make good on its Paris commitments, companies such as Adobe , Apple , Facebook , Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel Corporation, Microsoft , Morgan ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:28

The intervention became a symbol of the perils of US interventions when two helicopters were downed in Mogadishu and the bodies of American service members were dragged through the streets. Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said the security forces killed Moalin Osman Abdi Badil alongside his three associates in a raid in Bariiree area, but did not indicate if the same raid involved US forces.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:23

Four years later, Gatland's Wales finished second in a pool containing Australia and hosts England to qualify for the quarter-finals where they narrowly lost 23-19 to South Africa. The English have added steel under coach Eddie Jones , equalling New Zealand's world-record 18 straight Test wins before #Ireland prevented them from completing back-to-back Grand Slams in March.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:26

Netanyahu's announcement, according to Haaretz newspaper, came during a cabinet meeting following UNESCO passing the resolution, and reportedly had "softer language" regarding 'Jewish connections to historic sites in Jerusalem '. However, Netanyahu noted that more countries than usual were opposed to the UNESCO resolution: "More countries opposed this resolution than previous year and fewer countries supported it".

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:22

The victor of that will slot into Pool B with defending champion and world No. 1 New Zealand, No. 7 South Africa, No. 11 Italy and Africa 1. New Zealand lost to South Africa in the 1995 final but have won their last two World Cup meetings, including the 2015 semi-final.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:24

Nicholson continued, "any ISIS member that comes to Afghanistan will meet the same fate". On the other hand, the Afghan Taliban, that have control over around 40 percent of the area have launched their spring offensive aimed at targeting foreign troops.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:18

Turkey's leader on Saturday urged the United States to stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants as local media reported the Turkish military has moved armored vehicles and personnel carriers to a base near the Syrian border. Also yesterday, the Syrian military said its troops and allied fighters had repelled an ISIL attack on a strategic area held by the government in a southeastern area of Aleppo province.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:18

The company owned by the sister of Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, has pulled out of presentations planned for China this weekend. He cited Meyer's pitch, which he said suggested "special treatment and expedited approval" for those investing in the New Jersey high-rise.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:10

Beijing , meanwhile, likely hopes to win big concessions from Moon, and Tokyo worries he'll upset a delicate arrangement meant to settle the two countries' hard past. South Korea and the United States began deploying the THAAD system in March and it has since become operational. But South Korea's supreme court ruled in 2012 that the former workers still could individually seek compensation from Japan , overturning the understanding between Tokyo and Seoul .

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:53

What does the bill actually say? "SB-4 today does not change a single thing that's available to an officer today", said the bill's author, Republican Senator Charles Perry . She has said she will conform to the state's ban if it becomes law. How did we get here? Earlier in the year, Texas Governor Greg Abbott outlined the resolution as one of his four emergency legislative items.