In a phone call, Trump also praised Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who has had narcotics dealers gunned down in the streets, for doing an "unbelievable job on the drug problem". The Washington Post , The New York Times , Reuters, and other media outlets reported that Trump is considering creating a so-called "war room" to deal with the growing number of questions about his presidential campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election.
The president's first meeting with the German chancellor came during Merkel's March visit to Washington, D.C. The pair previously exchanged public comments about one another's policies, with Trump saying Merkel was ruining Germany and comparing her to his presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton, and Merkel issuing critiques of Trump's travel ban executive order through her spokesperson.
Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, as well as rollout plans for policy and other initiatives. Shortly after the election, Kushner is reported to have discussed setting up a secret communications channel with the Russian government to facilitate sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria.
No one in the Trump administration deny the basic outline of the blockbuster story, namely that he had not disclosed secret contacts with Russians that involved the potential for a secret channel, which Russia , but not US intelligence services, could monitor.
Ecuador granted Assange political asylum in 2012, but a constant police presence and the arrest order have prevented him from exiting the embassy in London ever since. "I do not forgive or forget", he said. NPR 's Frank Langfitt reports that Assange's fear of extradition to Sweden would lead to him being extradited to the United States , "where he could face trial for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret diplomatic and military documents".
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Earlier in the day, he blasted the media for numerous leaks coming out of the White House that he believes are made up. Following Sean Spicer's first White House Press Briefing since President Trump's return, Politico Reporter Daniel Lippman comments.
A senior White House official told ABC News that the President is poised to drop out of the Paris climate accord . The president has long complained that the agreement will cost the US up to six million jobs and promised to pull the USA out of the deal during his presidential campaign.
While relations between the U.S. and Vietnam were virtually non-existent until 1995, they've warmed substantially in recent years as Vietnam seeks to hedge against an increasingly assertive China. "Over the last decade, our bilateral trade deficit has risen from about $7 billion to almost $32 billion", Lighthizer said as cited by Reuters . Vietnam is America's 10th largest agricultural export market.
One point that Tillerson may raise is that if the US does withdraw from the agreement , it would join just two other countries in doing so: Nicaragua and Syria. "To continue on this path, we urge you to make a clean exit from the Paris agreement so that your administration can follow through on its commitment to rescind the Clean Power Plan ".
Germany's outspoken top diplomat claimed that the Trump administration's controversial policies are undermining Western values and the global order based on these values. Merkel, addressing a election campaign at a beer tent in Germany's southern state of Bavaria, said on Sunday that following the election of Trump and Brexit , Europeans "really have to take destiny into their own hands".
The eurozone's big three economies, Germany, France and Italy, are sharply at odds with the USA over climate change, the future of global trade and the management of mass migration. "This is what I experienced in the last few days". On Sunday, Merkel showed the gravity of her concern about Washington's dependability under Trump when she warned, at an election campaign event in a packed Bavarian beer tent, that the times when Europe could fully rely on others were "over to a certain extent".
There's always a celebrity component to the Indy 500 , but this year got particularly interesting when ABC revealed they'd asked actor-comedian Denis Leary to introduce the field. McLaren executive director Brown lauded Alonso's willingness to branch out. Yesterday, Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the famed race.
Some flights were delayed during the almost three-hour standoff. Orlando police tweeted that the suspect is contained and no shots were fired. He pointed what looked like a real gun at officers and himself, authorities said. "He has a huge gun". Pettigrew gave his cellphone to the cashier and told her to call 911 because he wanted to bring the police and speak to the president, according to the affidavit.
A statement from the Missile Defence Agency said the interceptor "destroyed the target in a direct collision". "I was confident before the test that we had the capability to defeat any threat that they would throw at us". North Korea's use of crawler-transporters as launchers enables the country to constantly change the site of tests, a source on North Korea told Yonhap.
And by women only, they mean staff, too. Wonder Woman has thrown her back out. You could go out on Halloween, even now, 75 years later, and there's a good chunk of people dressed up as Wonder Woman . "Then when we were training on the beach, all the men were walking around with baby strollers - it felt like a new age, it was very refreshing!" "Well I think it's time", the 65-year-old entertainer said.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic was caught on camera as she tried to get as close to Trump as possible. Trump also discussed Article 5 of the NATO charter, which is the pledge of all NATO members to come to the aid of any NATO member country that is attacked.
Indian security agencies have been receiving intelligence inputs in recent months suggesting that apart from Al Qaeda and the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, the threat to Indian assets in Afghanistan also emanates from smaller militant groups based in Pakistan.
How did they know what messages to deliver? Clinton repeated her past criticisms of Comey, who President Trump fired earlier this month. "I never thought someone would throw out my entire career because I made a couple of speeches", she said .
Details on the withdrawal are being worked out by a small team including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt , according to Axios , which broke the story on Wednesday. That promise helped rally supporters sharing his skepticism of global efforts to police US carbon emissions. It could have sweeping implications for the deal, which relies heavily on the commitment of big polluter nations to reduce emissions of gases scientists blame for sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms.
D'Allen Washington , 17, Dwan Wakefield , 17, and Byron McBride , 19, all face capital murder charges in the death of Kingston Frazier , making all three eligible for the death penalty if convicted. A report via wreg told of the three men being charged with capital murder. Do you think they need to tone it down? Kingston was supposed to graduate from kindergarten Thursday with Hughes' son.
The judgment also said that the cow should be declared a national animal as this would make the animal a "legal entity" and allow the government to appoint persons in loco parentis for its protection. Notably, for protection and upkeep of cows, Haryana Assembly had in March 2015 passed the Bill which clamps a complete ban on cow slaughter in the state and provides for rigorous imprisonment ranging from 3-10 years for killing the animal.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has followed the Conservative and Labour Party manifestos with a pledge to cap energy prices in its bid to win seats in next week's general election. Its election manifesto, published today, says that SNP MPs in Westminster "will always vote to protect the health service in all parts of the United Kingdom from privatisation - as any moves to privatise the NHS in England could lead to the erosion of the budget that is available to Scotland".
Meanwhile, the Rajasthan High Court directed the state government to coordinate with the Centre and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal. It remarked that the Rules only seek to regulate sale of cattle for slaughter and people seemed to be objecting without reading the Rules. There is the union list on which the Centre can make laws and we never venture to make any legislation on that.
Using the hashtag " covfefe ", Twitter users speculated over the reasons behind the tweet. But sometimes. you just need to covfefe . Trump's communications director resigned amid a reported effort by the White House to revamp its press office.
A cold front sliding east across Montana will provide the necessary lift for additional thunderstorm development on Thursday. Meteorologists with the national agency have placed Central and Western Massachusetts at "slight risk", meaning up to a 15 percent chance for strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon into the evening.
Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the incident, saying that seven police officers were killed, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. The report says seven police officers were in the vehicle and two officers can not be traced. Kenyan top security officials in the region are yet to comment on the matter. Al-Shabaab claimed both attacks. Security officials said they found six large explosive devices that were hidden in a vegetable truck.
The deadly explosion which tore through a highly secure diplomatic district in Kabul , Afghanistan leaving no less than 80 people dead and 300 others injured has been condemned by world leaders. "The Dutch embassy workers are fortunately safe and unharmed", Koenders said. India and Pakistan also condemned the attack . In a statement carried by official news agency WAM, the UAE ministry said that the explosion caused some material damage to its embassy building in Kabul , adding ...
The administration's decision comes after months of internal debate and speculation about what Trump, who campaigned on leaving the deal, would do once he took office. Scientists say that USA withdrawal from the pact would worsen an already bad problem, and make it far more hard to prevent crossing a risky global temperature threshold.
The Hoos and Dallas Baptist have no common opponents this season, although the Patriots lost twice to host TCU in a home-and-home during the season. Miami's players and coaches gathered in the clubhouse for their annual team meeting after the NCAA baseball tournament pairings were unveiled.
The new turn in the conflict between the fascistic president and his cabinet of oligarchs and generals, on the one side, and state forces opposed to Trump's supposed "softness" toward Russian Federation, on the other, comes the same week that the White House released a budget proposal calling for $1.7 trillion in social cuts, including the virtual destruction of Medicaid, the government health program for the poor.
Watch Maxine Waters go off on constituent: Impeach me? Many legitimate journalists and news outlets quickly circulated the story. When Trump was still running for president in April 2016, the stats website fivethirtyeight .com estimated that eight percent of his followers were fake.
But Trump immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets Sunday, calling them "fabricated lies". Contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials during the campaign coincided with what USA intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake news and propaganda to boost Trump's chances of winning the White House .
The bomb exploded in the diplomatic quarter near the German Embassy and the Afghan presidential palace. An unspecified number of German, Japanese, Chinese and Pakistani Embassy staff suffered minor injuries as windowpanes splintered. "Today's attack is an act of terrorism and is a serious violation of humanitarian law", he said in a statement. Details on the blast in the in Wazir Akbar Khan district were sketchy and Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry , did not ...
Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians but has given little sign of how he could revive long-stalled negotiations. While addressing the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority countries on Sunday afternoon in his first speech on a foreign soil, Trump, meanwhile, called on the Middle-eastern countries to combat the crisis of Islamic extremism emanating from the region.
The poll found that support for impeaching the president stems from political considerations, not a belief that Trump is actually guilty of impeachable offenses. The Constitution gives Congress a tool to remove a President who commits severe offenses. It's not exactly news to their Congressmen that they don't like Trump.
We pause again to pray for the souls of those heroes who, one century ago, never returned home after helping to restore peace in Europe. "Thank you for coming to Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery to remember and to keep the memory of all our loved ones alive", said guest speaker Sara Elton, Chief of Operations of the National Cemetery Administration.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has declared 60 days of martial law across the country's second largest island of Mindanao , warning that Daesh had managed to unite a number of local militant groups behind its flag. Government troops head to the frontline as fighting with Muslim militants in Marawi city enters its second week Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in southern Philippines.
Gianforte's victory is a boost for Republicans, who are anxious Trump's political stumbles and increasing unpopularity may cost the party its House majority in 2018 elections. Liberals on social media reacted to the news that Gianforte won despite being charged with assault . "Montanans said Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi can't call the shots".
Police in Manchester, England , on Friday arrested a 44-year-old man as authorities continue to investigate this week's suicide bombing outside a concert that killed 22 people. Hours before the photos of the bomb fragments appeared in the U.S. media, Ms Rudd had scolded the USA security services saying that she was "irritated" by the releasing of the name of the bomber before it was made public in the UK.