The White House expected more than 21,000 children and adults to attend the Easter Egg Roll, down from the 35,000 guests who passed through the gates previous year. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Donald Trump accompanied by the Eastern bunny, waves from the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington , Monday, April, 17, 2017 during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
The latest telephone conversation came less than two weeks after the two leaders last discussed the North's nuclear issue over the phone. The United States ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to mounting concern over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies.
He said the electoral board's last-minute decision to allow unstamped ballots had prevented proper record-keeping, meaning that it was now impossible to determine how many invalid or fake votes may have been counted. The complaints would be reviewed before noon, Sadi Guven said in Ankara , state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Demonstrations have been held across Turkey to protest the YSK decision to consider the unstamped ballots valid.
The move triggered questions about Trump's plans for North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear tests. Trump tweeted, "I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the US will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem!" The April 15 celebration did not include a missile launch or nuclear test, which surprised a number of analysts who just sort of assumed the ceremony would be used as a way to highlight yet another launch in defiance of ...
Manuel Valls, a former Socialist prime minister on the right wing of the party who broke with the far-left Hamon's campaign after failing to beat him for the party ticket, said on Monday he would be ready to work with Macron. Others in Le Pen's campaign took aim on Monday at what they see as further weak spots: Macron's previous job as an investment banker and his role as a deregulating economy minister in the discredited Socialist government of the outgoing president, Francois Hollande.
The investigation into violent threats to Jewish Community Centers, schools and other institutions across this nation continues, according to the release. The FBI's investigation, according to the complaint, revealed that for all calls Kadar used "user accounts created at a company which provided online call "spoofing" services" to shield his true identity.
Mogherini acknowledged, however, the differences between the EU and Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula, but she ratified the willingness of Europeans to work on issues of common interest such as the fight against the aforementioned scourge.
Last week, Vice President Pence visited South Korea and Japan, warning that the US response to any use of weapons by North Korea would be "overwhelming and effective". Chinese state media says that President Xi Jinping called for restraint over the situation during a phone call with Donald Trump on Monday morning.
On the contrary, Trump's clearly enjoying the whole thing while Spicer sweats and stammers and scolds his way through his press briefings. Yet the location perplexed lawmakers who have grown accustomed to such briefings taking place in a secure location on Capitol Hill.
Gen. Zaher al-Sakat, who headed the division of chemical warfare in the Syrian military before fleeing the country. While Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said the USA didn't provide evidence that Assad was responsible for the April 4 attack in Idlib, officials in Washington on Tuesday published a four-page document containing satellite images, reports from the scene and details of exposure gathered from victims.
Her country's perspective, Haley said, is that "the United States is not looking for a fight, so don't give us a reason to have one". "She's doing a good job", Trump said. Haley was seated next to Trump when the president made the joke at a luncheon for ambassadors from several UN Security Council members. "They are trying to put pressure on North Korea".
Trump went to the Treasury Department on Friday to sign three executive orders that start the process of fulfilling his campaign pledges to undo regulations that he says unduly strain the US economy. "Eliminating onerous, unnecessary taxes and regulations will unleash our job creators and give American businesses and entrepreneurs the tools they need to be successful and competitive, bringing trillions of dollars back into our economy.
Seventeen-year-old Milan Morris' prom dress is gorgeous. " He was the mastermind behind this whole thing honestly ", Morris said of Torrence, describing his vision as "a huge issue in America today". "TOP of the line.you slayyed to the MAXX❤❤❤.STUNNING." Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother, even reached out to Milan and told her she was "proud of how bold" the dress was, according to Buzzfeed .
Sirens blared across Israel at 10am on Monday morning for two minutes of silence to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. In January, on worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day, a Trump administration statement failed to mention Jews, the overwhelming majority of those who were killed in concentration camps under Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.
The U.S. has blamed the Syrian government for launching a deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that killed over 80 people on April 4, and responded by striking a Syrian air base. Earlier, Tillerson said he had a "productive" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday, despite palpable tension between the US and Russia .
The second debate, which lasted four hours, included all 11 candidates and which saw Le Pen put on the defensive from all sides. Below from the left: Jean Lassalle, Jacques Cheminade, Francois Asselineau. France's top candidates for president advocated starkly opposing economic, European and security policies during a crucial debate Tuesday night, less than three weeks before the first round of voting.
Drew traveled to North Korea to join the country's annual marathon, which was open to foreigners for the first time. Beijing announced in February that it was stopping imports of North Korean coal for the rest of the year. The Chinese leader said the nuclear issue can only be resolved quickly if all relevant countries are pulling in the same direction, adding that Beijing is willing to work with all parties - including the United States - to ensure peace.
A vessel from the European border patrol agency Frontex picked up five bodies, while a Greek coast guard patrol boat picked up one more. The six dead were four women, one man and a boy. A deal in March 2016 between the European Union and Ankara has all but closed the route down and just over 4,800 refugees and migrants have crossed to Greece from Turkey this year, according to the United Nations refugee agency data.
The Baltic state of Latvia saw 2016's largest single-year increase in military spending - 44 percent - a reflection of the rise in regional geopolitical tensions, and increased threat perception in Central Europe, according to SIPRI. Meanwhile, Russia moved into third place, increasing its spending by 5.9 per cent to $69.2 billion. The increase marks the reversal of a trend that saw the US reduce its military spend for 5 consecutive years due to economic uncertainty and the drawdown of ...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin points to a member of the media as he answers questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington , Monday, April 24, 2017. Treasury already had imposed sanctions against 18 Syrian officials in January, and Mnuchin said the administration 'will relentlessly pursue and shut down the financial networks of all individuals involved with the production of chemical weapons used to commit these atrocities'.