But the Secret Service, which provides security for the president, confirmed a pass granting her access to the presidential complex had already been deactivated. Ms Newman's resignation comes at the start of what's expected to be a round of departures heading into the new year. Manigault Newman described her conversation with Kelly as being "very candid".
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump released their elegant Christmas photo on Wednesday, December 13, just in time for the holiday season. The official White House photo was taken by Andrea Hanks . "I would spend my holidays on a deserted island , a tropical island, with my family", the Daily Mail reported the first lady saying at an event last week.
In fact, however, Russia's military has sought to bolster the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, while US forces have backed antigovernment rebels and Kurdish and Arab militias that have battled IS fighters. This is the most serious such incident involving Russian and United States planes over Syria , BBC Defence Correspondent Jonathan Marcus says.
Hamas usually evacuates such facilities when border tensions rise. No casualties have been recorded on the Israeli side. On Wednesday night, terrorists in Gaza fired four rockets at Israel. Hamas blames an Israeli-Egyptian border blockade, lack of support from Arab and Muslim nations, and Abbas' alleged attempts to undermine the group for the hardships in Gaza .
Trump also used the call to thank Putin for "acknowledging America's strong economic performance in his annual press conference", according to a White House read out of the call. Putin said it was not up to him to evaluate Trump's success as a US president. Citing the markets and consumer confidence, Putin said Trump had "some quite serious achievements" to his credit in the short time that he has been the president of the United States.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke at the Atlantic Council earlier this week, and was expected to address the administration's foreign-policy challenges in a general sense. On Nov. 29, North Korea shattered almost three months of relative quit by successfully launching a Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile - which it called its "most powerful ICBM" - that left and re-entered the atmosphere before crashing into waters off the coast of Japan.
Another exit poll gave the ruling dispensation 108 seats and 74 to the Opposition Congress . VMR exit poll predicted 115 seats for the BJP , 64 for the Congress , and the remaining for other parties. A total of 25,575 polling booths had been set up in 14,523 places. Though voting in the second phase was a bit higher than the first phase, it is still less than the previous elections.
Albert Maruna, 22, a Youngstown State University student, was arrested after trying to bribe an undercover cop, posing as a 15-year-old boy, into having sex Tuesday, reported WMC Action News. The conversations became explicitly sexual in nature, with Maruna sending nude pictures and suggesting the two should get married someday. Maruna reportedly agreed to bring lubricant, a chicken Alfredo dish and Sprite.
But Cuomo would not say whether he agrees with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on whether President Donald Trump should resign because of sexual harassment and assault allegations first made against him past year. Here's the video of the uncomfortable moment, straight from Twitter . A couple hours earlier, New York Public Radio statehouse reporter Karen DeWitt had asked the governor about the departure of an economic development official accused of sexual harassment and about what steps ...
This is yet another blow to the fossil fuel energy industry, and a seemingly significant win for environmental advocates. Now, after years of pressuring from environmentalists, the World Bank will withdraw nearly $1 billion in annual loans from oil and gas groups.
The new tests from AT&T involve its Project AirGig technology. Telecoms giant AT&T has started testing a new internet distribution service in a small area within the state of Georgia and in an unnamed location overseas. AT&T said the technology could someday deliver "gigabit" speeds to rural and urban areas near above-ground power lines. There's no word on when Project AirGig might get a wider rollout.
North Korea and the US have been enemies for decades, but tensions have reached historic heights in 2017 as Kim Jong Un's regime has ramped up its long-range missile tests. "Should the United States and its followers try to enforce the naval blockade against our country, we will see it as an act of war and respond with merciless self-defensive counter-measures as we have warned repeatedly", said KCNA, citing a foreign ministry spokesman.
The Republicans are hoping that the final votes will be held next week. Media reports say he delayed the trip due to important votes in Congress on President Donald Trump's tax reform. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas cancelled a planned sit-down with Pence in Ramallah and warned that the United States no longer had a role to play in the peace process.
While Japan's alert system succeeded in informing the public about the launches, just 5.6 percent of respondents said they took shelter after North Korea fired on September 15. "We fully agreed that the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula is indispensable for the peace and stability of the region", Abe said. Asked if he is considering a trip to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, Guterres said: "Meetings only make sense if there is a goal to those meetings".
The flow of Russian gas into the hub dropped immediately after the inferno, causing prices in some parts of the continent to soar to unprecedented levels. There, the wholesale day-ahead gas price surged to a record high of €47 per megawatt-hour, an increase of 97%. "On the basis of the information now available, supplies could resume today if the first indications on the absence of damage to transport infrastructure are confirmed", it said.
The Britain First leader Paul Golding was alongside his deputy as she arrived at court. Jayda Fransen is accused of behaviour intended or likely to stir up hatred following a speech in the City in August criticizing Islam. "The detective I spoke to told me she is being flown to Belfast tonight to be interrogated". But it later emerged Golding had been arrested and taken to a local police station for questioning.
A few flurries or snow showers possible overnight. Temperatures Wednesday night will dip below 20 degrees, while Thursday's high will be around 22 degrees, says the NWS. Light snow may reach as far south as Washington, D.C., this evening as a clipper crosses the region. Wednesday - Periods of snow; a burst of heavy snow is expected.
Ferdous said Ullah last traveled to Bangladesh's capital Dhaka - where he was born and raised - in September, but police had no information on why he was there. While the suspect was seriously wounded in the blast, injuries to the three victims were described as "non-life-threatening". "Everybody was scared and running and shouting".
On Monday, the Syrian government delegation returned to Geneva for a meeting with the United Nations special envoy Staffan de Mistura. Repeating the format of the seven previous rounds of negotiation, de Mistura will meet separately with the delegations.
The Israeli military said it will close border crossings into Gaza beginning Thursday until further notice "due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments". president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Trump administration upended that logic, casting the step as a "recognition of reality" that Jerusalem has always been the seat of the Israeli government.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and other officials accompanied the Prime Minister, who was invited by the President of Turkey. The Foreign Minister said if the UN Security Council is unable to act then OIC should call for a UN General Assembly emergency session to discuss the situation arising out of USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital.
The PM then took a ride in his bullet-proof SUV showing his inked finger to the crowd gathered on the street before leaving from the venue. Dressed in a white kurta-pyjama and dark blue jacket, Modi reached the Nishan High School, Ranip at around 12 noon and patiently waited in queue to practice his franchise for the Sabarmati seat in Ahmedabad .
Witnesses said the police were gathered in a square ahead of their early morning parade when the bomber attacked. "He detonated his bomb vest having realised that his presence had drawn suspicion among officers in the queue", he said. Al-Shabab spokesman Abdiasis Abu Musab told Reuters that it was behind the attack. The airstrike, conducted southwest of Mogadishu, was done in coordination with the Somali government and was against "an al-Shabaab vehicle-borne improvised explosive ...