Turkey has been left in a delicate position with Qatar a chief Gulf ally but also enjoying good relations with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar a week ago, accusing it of fomenting regional unrest, supporting terrorism and getting too close to Iran , all of which Doha denies.
David Davis , who leads the Department for Exiting the European Union , says in a joint statement Thursday that the decision comes after discussion in Brussels . The Democratic Unionist Party wants to attach its own conditions onto Brexit as part of its deal with the Conservatives - including the insistence on a "soft border" between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Some politicians are speaking out and supporting the president. The Trump administration says it is changing the policy of the USA toward Cuba by limiting the amount of money that might go toward the Cuban military, restricting American tourism there and reaffirming the 56-year-old trade embargo.
France's Macron said the door was still open for Britain to remain in the European Union, though he added that it would be hard to walk back once negotiations start. "There is very little time left". The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt , struck a harsher tone: Britain, he said, could change its mind, but it would be poorer.
President Trump recorded a message for the charity game, in which he also named the other victims of the shooting: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist, and two Capitol police officers. "It's very routine", Pence said . Pence retained the services of former Attorney General of Virginia Richard Cullen . President Trump responded to these developments throughout the day Thursday-on Twitter , of course.
Trump said Friday that any easement of restrictions on doing United States business in Cuba would have to wait until political prisoners are freed and fair elections are held. The goal is not to harm United States businesses that have already begun business in Cuba under Obama's rapprochement and there will be exceptions in the regulations for airlines, cruise ships and other businesses.
June 8, 2017. Mueller has been choosing his own staff, tapping top legal minds from inside and outside the Justice Department. Asked about the prospect and his potential need to recuse during his testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Rosenstein said only, "I am working with career professionals who know these rules and are responsible for enforcing these rules, and I can assure you that we're going to do the right thing, and we're going to defend the integrity of that ...
Doctors didn't address what organs were damaged. "Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition", the statement from MedStar Washington Hospital said . "He underwent another surgery today, but continues to show signs of improvement". But at a news conference, Pelosi bristled at comments made by a few Republicans and conservative activists who blamed heated Democratic rhetoric for the incident.
Theresa May's failure to meet victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze was underlined today when a minister was scolded by angry members of the public. He didn't come with a bunch of police. However, her closed-off visit was contrasted with the effort of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who listened to survivors' stories and was photographed providing consolation.
The former Kate Middleton visited the a sailing event for children at Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre in London Friday. The 35-year-old appeared to be in great spirits as she was photographed laughing and smiling from ear to ear.
The shooting occurred in Achin district , where USA special forces have been fighting alongside Afghan troops against Islamic State and Taliban militants, Khogyani said, according to Reuters. The confirmation followed local media reports that said airstrikes conducted late Friday in the insurgent-held Nad Ali district of embattled Helmand province killed at least eight local forces and wounded many more.
Trump said in a tweet. On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the USA election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year".
He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. Recently, Comey made a startling revelation, accusing the White House of "lies". Trump's tweets are the latest - and most direct - attacks on the leader of an investigation that he insists is unnecessary and distracting.
Congressional Democrats beat their Republican counterparts in Washington's annual charity baseball game, an event marked by the shooting of Rep. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in critical condition after he was shot by a leftist gunman in an attempted assassination of Republicans at a congressional baseball practice.
The gesture of unity happened Thursday as House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition after emerging from his latest hospital procedure following the gunshot wound he suffered at the hands of a lone gunman at a baseball field in Virginia the day before.
Trump posted . " Witch Hunt ". Trump may want to stay away from the topic of "pols who endanger national security by failing to take precautions against the Russians". "Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?", Trump tweeted just before 4 p.m.
Trump said on Friday in a Twitter post that he was being investigated "for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump had demanded loyalty, asked him to drop the investigation into his formal national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and urged him to drop the Russian Federation inquiry.
Just weeks ago, Mr Gingrich heaped praise on Mr Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special counsel whose reputation was "impeccable for honesty and integrity". Later Tuesday afternoon, Democratic lawmakers intend to ask Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey when the former Alabama senator testifies Tuesday.
Rosenstein , in a memo to Trump , raised concerns over Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Special counsel Robert Mueller , appointed to investigate Russia's interference in the election, is investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice throughout the course of the almost year-long investigation, The Washington Post reported Wednesday .
After a ten day trial and six days of deliberation, the seven men and five women of the jury were unable to come to a unanimous decision. Although Andrea Constandt's accusations were the only ones that took him to criminal court, there are other accusations against Bill Cosby that could not be taken to trial because they were outside the statute of limitations.
Roger Williams of Texas, taken away in a stretcher with an injured ankle from the chaos in Virginia, hobbled around the third-base box on Thursday night, coaching the Republican team as planned. Steve Scalise and four others, a record crowd watched at Nationals Park in Washington as almost 60 members of Congress gathered to show the world, per President Donald Trump's video message, that "the game will go on".
Emergency workers walk on the roof of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London , Friday. The Metropolitan Police announced that over 70 people are still missing, and said that it is unlikely that there will be any more survivors. Residents in other blocks with the same exterior cladding as Grenfell Tower were concerned, he wrote. It said the company that manufactured the cladding also made fire-resistant models that cost fractionally more than the standard version.
Cosby maintained in a 2005 deposition that he gave Constand the antihistamine Benadryl to relieve stress and had consensual relations. Announcing the decision, Pennsylvania judge Steven O'Neill reminded Mr Cosby that he remains charged and on bail, despite the mistrial.
Turnout for the vote was 49 per cent, a record low . Other parties' leaders blamed the historically low turnout for their poor showing and said it masked the depth of the divisions in France's political landscape. A comprehensive victory for Macron's party is largely seen as a market-friendly event, although the CAC 40 index was down nearly 1% on Monday at midday.
Connecticut's NBC station won't be airing this coming week's episode of " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " due to the scheduled interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones . I said Sandy Hook happened, and she wouldn't even put it in the promo pieces. WVIT, the CT station that includes Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown as part of its market, is refusing to air Sunday's episode of " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ", AdAge's TVNewser reported Friday, citing an internal memo.
The country's second-largest insurgent group, the National Liberation Army, or ELN, in February exploded a device in Bogota that injured dozens of police. The government past year reached a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , which was much bigger than the ELN. Some analysts attribute an uptick in violence in Colombian cities to the group's desire to wrest concessions from the government at the negotiating table.
The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzger. The Fitzgerald is an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer with a crew of approximately 330 sailors . The US 7th Fleet said the USS Fitzgerald collided with the merchant ship 56 nautical miles southwest of the fleet's home base at Yokosuka, south of Tokyo .
In a statement , the Navy said the USS Fitzgerald had "suffered damage on her starboard side above and below the waterline" in the accident on Friday evening United Kingdom time. Ron Flanders, public affairs officer for US Naval Forces Japan. The USS Fitzgerald sailed into port on Saturday evening but search and rescue efforts by USA and Japanese aircraft and surface vessels were continuing for the seven missing sailors , the Navy said.
Now that the Finals are over, the next step for the Cleveland Cavaliers is to evaluate how far away they are from the Golden State Warriors and make adjustments. "Y'all might write about it". "We have a whole team of humble Warriors and then we have one guy in Draymond who stirs the pot", Kerr said. "Our captains lead the panel".
On Brexit, Mrs Foster said the DUP wanted to see "a sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Thursday it would launch her policy programme next week, a sign of confidence she will strike a deal to stay in power after days of political uncertainty since losing her majority.