A former adviser to three Republican presidents called the speech Donald Trump gave before a crowd of supporters Saturday in Pennsylvania the "most divisive" he has ever heard from a president. "The leader of our country is not here, and that's because he lives in Moscow", Minhaj said amidst laughter from the audience. In Washington , WHCA President Jeff Mason defended press freedom even as he acknowledged this year's dinner had a different feel, saying attempts to undermine the ...
It was the best local election performance by a governing party in 40 years, with the gains mostly coming at the expense of Labour and UKIP, which lost all of its 145 local authority seats. Sturgeon said. Thursday's elections saw May's conservatives push Labour into third place in Scotland, while nationally the Tories won more than 550 council seats.
Flynn lawyer Robert Kelner said Monday after the hearing's conclusion that he is declining comment on Yates' testimony. COONS: Well, she would not testify to the specifics about what the general's underlying conduct was that would lead to a criminal charge, but it seems to me increasingly clear both because he failed to reveal the payments that he got from Turkey and from Russia Today and because of his likely lying about his conversations with Ambassador Kislyak that he may very well be ...
For Russia, the EBRD confirmed its previous 2017 growth forecast of 1.2 per cent and predicted 1.4 per cent in 2018. The Turkish economy has slowed significantly since 2015, with growth halving to 2.9 per cent in 2016 due to a sharp fall in tourism receipts, to Russian sanctions, and to geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
Meanwhile, the Foreign Ministry summoned the Swedish Ambassador to Israel Carl Magnus Nesser Wednesday morning, following Sweden's support for the UNESCO resolution critical of Israel's policy a day earlier. After announcing the cut in United Nations funding, the Israeli prime minister thanked the countries that opposed the UNESCO resolution. The resolution, passed Tuesday, while Israel was celebrating its Independence Day, calls on Israel to rescind any "legislative and administrative ...
North Korea's Ministry of State Security claims that USA and South Korean agents paid a North Korean laborer working overseas to detonate a bomb filled with "radioactive" and "nano poisonous" substances in Pyongyang during a military parade - perhaps the one held on April 15 marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung.
But McGahn had an odd response. He called the DOJ officials back to the White House the next day and asked them a perplexing question, Yates recounted to a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Monday afternoon: Why does it matter to DOJ if one White House official lies to another White House official? "To state the obvious", she added later, "you don't want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians".
USA allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russian Federation and Belarus in September that could involve up to 100,000 troops and include nuclear weapons training - the biggest such exercise since 2013. Mattis said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is helping provide a deterrent against potential Russian aggression in eastern Europe. Mattis's first trip to the Baltic region as defense secretary comes as relations between the West and Russian Federation have sunk to lows unseen since the ...
The Pakistan Army on Wednesday "withdrew" a tweet rejecting a Prime Minister House enquiry report on the Dawn leaks story, indicating a thaw between the civil and military leadership in the country. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif fired a senior adviser two weeks ago over a front-page article in the Dawn newspaper previous year alleging a rift between civilian and military leaders over combatting militancy.
The order was passed on a petition filed by Parvez Parwaz in 2008 at Cantonment police station, in which the then local MP and Adityanath was named as an accused for inciting communal violence. According to the report, the court has fixed 7 July as the next date of hearing. As per NDTV report, Bhatnagar, while explaining the state government's stand, informed the high court that forensic examination of the CD of Yogi Adityanath's alleged inflammatory speech showed that it has been tampered ...
Mattis said he had open and useful discussions with Turkish officials Tuesday, a. FILE - In this file photo released on August 8, 2016 by Hawar news, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria (ANHA), shows Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces raising their flag after driving Islamic State militants out of the area, in Manbij, Syria.
Daytime temperatures during the week should be in the low 60s with winds in the single digits, the weather service said. But after today's dry weather, things change quickly later tonight as rain chances increase. MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and mild temperatures will be around for Monday night, with a low of 60 degrees. In the evening, expect partly cloudy skies with a slight chance (20 percent) of continued showers and thunderstorms.
Trump. Meanwhile, on Friday, Tillerson warned of "catastrophic consequences" if the U.N. Security Council did not act, saying it was "likely only a matter of time before North Korea develops the capability to strike the US mainland". Japan joined in criticism of the test launch, saying it was absolutely unacceptable and a violation of United Nations resolution. " We must work together to adopt a new approach and impose increased diplomatic and economic pressures on the North Korean regime".
City could not extend their lead before the break, despite a lacklustre start from a Palace side who are not yet assured of Premier League safety. "We gifted the points to Burnley by not staying in the game at 1-0, and then against City we didn't deserve anything".
Out of the total 1, 41,370 registered candidates, 1,38,252 had appeared for the 2017 GSEB HSC Science stream exam. This is the official website of Gujarat Board . Tentatively, the Gujarat State 12th Class Results for the remaining streams is expected to release by May 16. So this year the results will be available 6 days earlier.
The existing Cabinet will continue to run the country until then. Kosovo's government lost a no-confidence vote on Wednesday, setting the scene for a snap parliamentary election next month. The opposition has claimed that Kosovo would lose territory under the deal, an accusation denied by the government and local and global experts. Isa Mustafa and PDK leader Kadri Veseli, as well as some MPs from the former ruling coalition LDK-PDK, held separate meetings in the building of the ...
But members of the Social Democrats (SPD), junior partners in Merkel's ruling coalition, the Greens and other parties criticized von der Leyen for not taking personal responsibility, despite over three years on the job as commander of the troops.
Trump also outlined his administration's efforts to create new economic opportunities for Palestinians through a " positive, ongoing partnership " between the United States and the PA " on a range of issues ", including private sector development, regional security and counterterrorism.
Forty percent of the imports that go into Mexican products come from the U.S. That number is 25 percent for Canada", Hurd said. The three North American countries form one of the world's biggest trading blocs, and disruptions among them could wreak havoc in the auto, agricultural and other industries.
A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy's family said officers were trying to "justify the unjustifiable".