Comey said he believes the president fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation. The Washington Post also reported that Mueller's team was looking into conversations that Trump reportedly had with Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers about the Russian Federation investigation.
It also urged the U.S.to investigate airstrikes that have allegedly targeted civilians, respect detainee rights, provide safe passage for the displaced and intensify efforts to clear land mines. Their only hope is that the SDF come to save them. According to Mattis, civilian deaths "are a fact of life in this sort of situation". RT: Raqqa is ISIS' last major stronghold.
Mr. Rosenstein , would you like to thoroughly answer the question? Richard Burr and John McCain essentially shushed her. Each member of the committee had a limited number of minutes to question Sessions , who was forced to recuse himself from the Russia investigation after it was revealed that he had failed to disclose his contacts with Russian diplomats during the campaign.
Trump blasted the "phony story" - which the Post first reported - on Twitter Thursday morning and said he is the subject of a witch hunt of historic proportions. The Senate on Wednesday approved a bipartisan amendment that in part requires a congressional review process should Trump move to either ease or lift sanctions on Russian Federation.
European Union leaders have voiced growing impatience to start Brexit negotiations, which have already been delayed by the parliamentary election - and on which the clock is ticking. "We're ready on the European side". She declined to speculate about any change in Britain's plans to withdraw from the European Union following the election, saying, "The citizens have decided, and I assume that we will have to carry out these negotiations".
The video showed the mother, looking visibly scared, praying in Arabic . Ms Ibrham has two daughters, aged five and three. The footage ends with Ibrham and her two children still missing. She can be heard shouting and praying in Arabic as the smoke forces her back into her flat. Her grief stricken friends told MailOnline they were still anxiously waiting for news on Rania and her children, who have not been seen since her phone cut out.
One interaction that is of potential interest to investigators is a February meeting between Trump and Comey, in which the president pressed the former FBI director to shut down the bureau's investigation into Flynn, who had resigned amid revelations that he misled Vice President Pence about his conversations with Russia's ambassador.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's massive gamble in calling a snap general election has not paid off. This is disappointing for Prime Minister Theresa May , who chose to call an early election to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union on Brexit .
The assertion came in response to remarks made by Netanyahu on Monday, in which he said Israel must be given full security control over the West Bank "in any future agreement" with the Palestinians. The anniversary of the Six Day War has highlighted the divisions within Israeli society, where many on the right will celebrate the existing political reality that a peace agreement with the Palestinians seems now unrealistic, while others are calling for a renewed push to find a negotiated ...
But despite huge opposition to Trump in the USA entertainment industry in general and NY in particular, there were only oblique political references during the singing-and-dancing production. At one point in her earnest list of thank you's, however, the play-off music started up, urging her to wrap up her speech, but Midler continued on, essentially steamrolling the music with her voice.
The 114 detainees were among 199 Iraqi nationals arrested nationwide following an agreement by the US and Iraq earlier this year for Iraq to accept "a number" of nationals slated for removal, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say in a news release.
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said: "The SDLP are clear that any deal struck must not hinder cross-community confidence in our politics". A senior Brussels official said the amount, which compares to London's annual net European Union payment of around 10 billion euros, would still be "peanuts" in terms of the overall economy and also that the final bill would be determined less by technical and legal arguments than by hard-headed political horse-trading.
The president and his wife, Melania, paid a visit to the hospital where Scalise was being treated on Wednesday night, arriving with two large bouquets of white flowers. Steve King of Iowa said over Twitter . House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi lashed out angrily at such comments. "How dare they say such a thing?" Members of both parties said they needed to soften rhetorical attacks on each other, if only to set a better example for a public that seems increasingly divided into ...
At least 17 people were killed as flames raced through the 24-storey tower early Wednesday, trapping people inside their apartments. He said that number was expected to rise and firefighters have said they did not expect to find any more survivors after rescuing 65.
The gunman died in a shootout with police on the scene, according to the report. "It is a sad day in America", Wenstrup said. "He was moving from one place to another where he had protection". Later, Wenstrup released a statement praising the actions of local law enforcement. "The tragic events of (Wednesday) morning remind us all of the fact that evil exists and life can change in a moment of time", Davis said.
Speaking at 10 Downing Street shortly after her return from the site, she said: "We need to ensure that this awful tragedy is properly investigated". Among the missing are a six-month-old baby girl and her parents and an Italian couple. "It was about 1am, she came with her husband". Survivors said they saw the flames racing up the exterior of the building, which had recently been covered in cladding during a major refurbishment finished past year.
Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea. Warmbier said he does not know exactly what happened to his son during his detention. "However, he shows no signs of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of his surroundings", neurologist Daniel Kanter said.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders declined to comment, telling reporters aboard Air Force One Tuesday evening, "We don't comment on rumors or private conversations". "No, that's not true", McCaskill said, adding that during the drafting of Obamacare , " dozens of Republican amendments were offered and accepted in that hearing process".
Police respond to reports of a suspicious package in the neighborhood of George Congressional canidate Karen Handel . "The police were quickly notified and [the] street is now being blocked off", Handel wrote on her Facebook account. "Take a whiff of the powder and join her in the hospital you Bourgeoisie motherfuckers". Ossoff said his campaign has received threats too. "We must all refuse to allow the politics of our country to be defined in this way", she said.
Talks are set to take place between the Conservatives and the DUP in Westminster this week, as the former seeks the latter's support to command a majority in the House of Commons. Minister Heather Humphreys added: "I was in Northern Ireland yesterday and Arlene Foster did say that she hopes that there will be a softer Brexit".
The other MI officials charged with involuntary manslaughter include the city's emergency manager who was in charge of the water supply switch to Flint River . Both Lyon and Wells were charged on Wednesday. Governor Snyder responded to the charges that were filed today on social media. What do you think of Attorney General Schuette's filing of charges against the MI officials? Lyon is also facing a misconduct-in-office charge, which carries a prison sentence of up to five years.
Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item with a propaganda slogan, according to North Korean media. He noted that the North Koreans had refused to let Swedish officials - the United States' diplomatic intermediaries in that country - visit or contact Otto for more than a year.
Around 400 people were reported missing, but Mr Cundy downplayed the figure, saying it added up to more people than actually lived in the block. The Syrian Solidarity Campaign said on its Facebook webpage that Mohammed Al Haj Ali, a refugee from Syria, was one of those who had been killed. Fears grew for others, such as Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Zaynab.
President Donald Trump . It's weird "when head of an intelligence service makes a record of his conversation with the commander-in-chief and then leaks this conversation to the media via a friend", Mr Putin said . "Nothing has changed why are they talking about sanctions - it's evidence of domestic political problems in the U.S". He said Moscow and Washington could cooperate in efforts to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and pool efforts to tackle the North ...
Scalise was one of five people shot by James Hodgkinson early Wednesday. According to his Facebook page, Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, the feisty independent who battled Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination a year ago.
Almost 1 in every 2 elderly people faced abuse in public spaces across India and Delhi was among the least abusive cities, a report by HelpAge India has claimed. Timed to coincide with this global day, the Australian Law Reform Commission has released its final report into a long-running inquiry on Elder Abuse and the Law.
An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims. The footage showed the moment ambulances arrived. The cause of the blast is not clear but unconfirmed media reports suggest it could have been caused by a gas canister at a food stall.
It is her first comment since Mrs May's Conservative party lost 13 seats. But May's predecessor, David Cameron, said there would be pressure after last week's surprise for a "softer" Brexit that gave greater priority to a close trading deal with the EU.
Details have emerged of the violent past of an anti-Republican fanatic who shot a U.S. congressman at a practice session for a charity baseball match. It appears Hodgkinson had a legal firearms owner identification card, despite numerous misdemeanor cases, including a 2006 domestic battery charge, which included aggravated discharge of firearm.
Repeating what she previously wrote in a letter, Samantha again expressed feeling that her sexual assault case was continuously used by prosecutors as a means of furthering their own careers, as the mention of a defendant of Polanski's stature is apt to draw media attention.