US military advisers responded to the attack along with Afghan special operations forces during a 14-hour siege that began when four gunmen raided the six-story hilltop hotel Saturday evening. Officials were record by the BBC as saying a meeting of provincial governors occurring at the hotel may have been the reason for the June 29 attack.
Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France was calling the UN Security Council meeting as it was deeply anxious by the "brutal degradation of the situation" in flashpoints like Afrin. On the ground, Syrian rebel fighters backed by Turkey moved in, the military incursion rather inappropriately named Operation Olive Branch. Russian Federation pulled back troops that had been deployed near Afrin after it was briefed on the operation by Turkey.
His own Homeland Security secretary, while not recalling Trump's specific comment, confirmed Tuesday that profanity was plentiful in the meeting. "It was a meeting of 12 people". On Sunday, he said on NBC that he "never denied there wasn't strong language used" at the January 11 meeting on immigration priorities "by lots of people".
Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. In the hours leading up to the shutdown, the Trump administration worked on ways to keep hundreds of parks open without staff in an effort to avoid public anger, although it was unclear which ones would close. He said the Statue of Liberty is "a major income generator for New York State and we don't want to lose the income". Neklas Kruse, 25, was visiting the city for five days from Germany, and chose to try the harbor tour, admitting he was "a little bit" ...
In a meeting on immigration last week , President Donald Trump used damning language in reference to immigrants from Africa, Haiti and other " shithole countries ". The president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the United States, according to people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorised to describe the meeting publicly.
The debate over immigration policy became increasingly acrimonious after it was reported on Thursday that the Republican president used the word "sh-hole" to describe Haiti and African countries in a private meeting with lawmakers. Trump was not apologetic and denied he was racist , instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant. Trump addressed the issue briefly Sunday as he arrived for dinner at his Florida golf club.
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has responded to Arsene Wenger's comments, per Marcus Christenson at the Guardian . Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang looks certain to move to Arsenal in this transfer window and maybe his arrival can be credited into pushing his soon to be teammates into a top performance against Crystal Palace but how is it affecting Dortmund? This is part of being a professional, to be able to admit that in one or two situations one has committed ...
During an interview with Reuters , the POTUS said, "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea ". On Jan. 17, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said that the problem with the North Korean nuclear issue is that "at this point in time is there's no road left".
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also held a phone conversation with United States counterpart Rex Tillerson in the wake of the announcement of the air strikes on Saturday by Turkish Air forces, at Washington's request, the official told Xinhua news agency on the condition of anonymity.
But the North's official Korean Central News Agency hinted at the source of its anger by lashing out at conservatives in South Korea who have argued that the North's Olympic participation could violate United Nations sanctions. North Korea is also demanding that American assets withdraw from South Korea and that Seoul end its military cooperation with the country. Under pressure to build a competitive Olympic hockey team in a hurry, South Korea officials scoured the United States and ...
While South Korea hopes to use the games to improve relations with its rival after a year of animosity over North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program , some experts view Kim's overture as an attempt to weaken USA -led worldwide sanctions against the North and buy time to further advance his nuclear weapons program.
A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in the conflict in March 2015 after the movement drove Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile. A UN Security Council-appointed panel confirmed the missile was manufactured in Iran, along with three other missiles fired from Yemen toward the Kingdom in 2017.
Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was so effusive in extolling the totally incredible, surpassingly marvelous, superbly stupendous and extremely awesome health of the president that the doctor sounded nearly Trumpian. Jackson said that he spoke with Trump about why the president may have audibly slurred his words during a speech on December 6 and asked an ear, nose and throat specialist to look into it.
The world No. 1 could meet Edmund in the semi-finals, should they both win their last-eight clashes, and insists his progress is 'not a surprise'. "I'm through to my first quarter-final and I'm very happy". By the fourth set he was teeing off at will on the Seppi second serve in particular, winning all but one of those points as the pressure on the Italian became overwhelming.
Ivana Trump told the ITV network's morning show that she didn't think Trump "is going to do anything irrational", adding "he's a stable genius, definitely". Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the USA after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of the deal, according to the people briefed on the conversation.
While polls don't fall on the same exact dates for each presidency, this appears to be the only comparable window in which Trump was not the least popular recent president during his first year. That is the lowest toll since Gallup began tracking the measure in 2007. The poll's results are unique in that it allows participants to choose "neutral" rather than approve or disapprove, and the findings take on more weight considering the same poll predicted Trump would defeat Clinton in 2016.
They have pleaded not guilty on all counts . "Our clients are presumed to be innocent, and that is a very important presumption". Elizabeth goes on to claim that she prayed to God that her husband "couldn't sleep, eat, or do anything without thinking about me" and he later returned home with the kids and they patched up their marriage.
As Jeff Stein of the Washington Post points out, many of those Democratic politicians who voted against the budget this week likely did so after facing a "mobilized months-long pressure campaign from key interest group activists who built political power".
Although the "free choice of provider" provision still stands in Medicaid statute, today's announcement signals that the Trump Administration would support states in cutting Medicaid family planning funding for providers such as Planned Parenthood.
Turkish Armed Forces have retaliated to attacks made by the Kurdish militia in northern Syria in early Thursday. USA officials had originally described it as a " Border Security Force " that would guard the perimeter of the self-proclaimed Kurdish enclave taking shape in northeastern Syria.
That's right, Monfils claims he had a heat stroke. Djokovic, who next faces young Korean Chung Hyeon, was pleased to play a high-level match after the patchy performance he put in in the heat against Gael Monfils on Thursday. Djokovic was so impacted by the heat that he urged tournament officials to throw their EHP equations out the window and rely common sense. "There are certain days where you just have to, as a tournament supervisor, recognize that you might need to give players a few ...
Reuters TV filmed Turkish artillery at the border village of Sugedigi firing on Friday morning into Afrin region, and the YPG militia said Turkish forces fired 70 shells at Kurdish villages between midnight and Friday morning. Although Turkey calls the YPG in Afrin terrorists , it does not appear to be alleging that they have conducted any particular terrorist attack on Turkish soil.
In short track speed skating, Jong Kwang-bom in the men's 1,500 meters and Choe Un-song in the men's 500 meters will represent North Korea. They will be accompanied by 24 coaches and 21 media representatives. but these are discussions". An IOC spokesperson confirmed that the North Korean athletes will stay in the Olympic village, quashing speculation that they may have chosen to sleep on a boat to avoid residing on Southern soil.
Johansson said women have been "conditioned" to need approval from men and told the crowd: "For me, moving forward means time's up on the female condition". That is, neither one can be conclusively disproved, since they purport to explain what actually happened , but they're both roughly 111 percent fake news, built on anecdotal evidence and faulty assumptions.
According to the New York Times , Meehan became hostile towards his accuser, who is significantly younger than him, when she denied his romantic advances. "In this case, the employee, represented by counsel, made certain assertions of inappropriate behavior which were investigated", Elizandro said. The fourth-term lawmaker now faces an investigation by the Ethics Committee, according to a spokeswoman to House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis.