The claims were viewed with scepticism by U.S. intelligence at the time. Their assessment is based on reports from IS detainees and refugees in northern Syria that emerged months after the air strike. Baghdadi has been rumoured dead many times. Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim al-Badri, is thought to be communicating with the group's followers via voice messages sent over encrypted app services.
The email stands in sharp contrast with public statements made by the former president, who claims to have not been involved in the FBI's investigations into Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The two released a letter with Rice's email and a long list of pointed questions about when it was written, why and so forth. Grassley and Sen. Graham have raised.
Facing growing unrest from within her long-obedient CDU, party chief Merkel chose to defend the coalition deal, which must still be approved in an SPD party vote. Conservative lawmaker Christean Wagner even suggested that, after the party's "electoral disaster", its leader should "think about a successor", while bemoaning that the touchy issue was not being openly discussed.
Noting Trump wished Porter luck and said he did a good job, Biden said, "That's like saying, 'That ax murderer out there, he's a great painter.' " Biden explained that sexual misconduct should not be explained away by the abilities or skills someone has.
However, the report also points to a worrying trend of violence in resource-rich states where rebel groups claim that the state's mining activities have destroyed natural habitats. The cover photo shows the Mahabaleshwar region in central India . The report comes every two years and the 2017 report is the 15th such report. The NE also contributes heavily to India's carbon sequestration with very high per hectare carbon stock and soil organic carbon.
Of course, no one with even the most basic understanding the tortuous history of the Palestinian struggle for justice will have been under any illusions when it comes to Washington's bias in favor of its close ally Israel when it comes to this issue.
Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong , who is visiting South Korea as his special envoy for the Winter Olympics , conveyed her brother's invitation during a meeting at the presidential Blue House, officials from the Blue House said . Last month, the North agreed with South Korea to send 22 athletes and a 230-strong cheering squad to the winter Games. The offer was confirmed by South Korean presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom at a press briefing.
In a move that is likely to irk Beijing , HMS Sutherland , an anti-submarine frigate, will set sail from Australia, taking a detour through through the resource-rich waterway on its way back to Britain. "A good example is in terms of what you've been looking at in terms of critical national infrastructure. we've always encouraged investment from outside but it's making sure it's for right time of investment and it isn't something that puts our utilities, our critical national infrastructure ...
I think that Mike Pence , say what you will about Mike Pence and his religiosity and everything else, I don't think that he's mentally ill even though he says he is hearing voices. "I thought that Mike Pence said that it was inappropriate to make political statements at sporting events", asked Sunny Hostin in disbelief of Pence's decision to sit down when North and South Korean athletes walked out.
Vanessa Trump, the wife of Donald Trump, Jr ., was taken to a hospital in NY after opening a letter that contained an unknown white powder inside, the NYPD said. Trump Jr., along with his brother, Eric, took over managing the Trump Organization after their father won the presidency. Vanessa Trump, opened the letter and discovered the powdery substance and note, sources said.
Supermajors Eni and Total have made a promising gas discovery offshore Cyprus last week that confirms that the Zohr-like play, where Eni found the biggest gas deposit in the Mediterranean offshore Egypt, extends into the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone, the Italian group said.
Short described Trump as "saddened", "disturbed", and "disappointed" by the Porter situation, and he said that the president believes Porter's resignation was the right move. Mr. Trump not only accepted Mr. In a powerful essay for Time , Jennifer Willoughby , one of Porter's ex-wives, said she felt as though the president had called her and Colbie Holderness , another of Porter's ex-wives, liars.
Outside of Dublin , Louth is now the fourth most expensive county in the country to rent a home in after Wicklow (€1,256), Kildare (€1,212) and Meath (1,171). "If you're a tenant it's not in your interest to start quizzing the landlord if the proposed increase is only 4 per cent - even if you had the information which you don't, as the RTB don't publish it", he says, adding that it was a combination of "a self-policed system, plus very little information in the market and very tight supply" ...
He vowed to continue rallying Ukrainians against their nation's "corrupt authorities". Saakashvili said that he did not intend to seek asylum in Poland , and vowed to eventually return to Ukraine . Polish border police confirmed in a statement that Saakashvili had arrived in Warsaw and that "the basis for his admission into Poland was based on an application submitted by the National Migration Service of Ukraine to the commander-in-chief of Poland's border guards.
Medical professionals say a shift in the 1990s to "institutionalize" pain management opened the doors for pharmaceutical companies to encourage the mass prescribing of painkillers by doctors, and Purdue Pharma led that effort. Data from the CDC in 2016 says that opioids were the cause of 42,000 overdose deaths during that year, reports Business Insider . Last year, it was one of several drugmakers accused of marketing opioid painkillers as a safe product - only to fuel a nationwide ...
Mader told CNN previous year that Williams was "visibly choked up" and told Mader to shoot him. When Stephen asked him to show his hands, he complied, revealing a gun. Travis Blosser, Weirton's city manager, told The Washington Post the city is "pleased to see that the matter is over with". Officials in Weirton, an Ohio River community of 19,000 residents 36 miles west of Pittsburgh, had said Mader was sacked eight weeks after the shooting for conduct unbecoming of an officer in three ...
Police are launching an investigation after someone sent an envelope with white powder to former President Barack Obama's offices in Washington, D.C. The letter was addressed to her husband, Donald Trump Jr . The Secret Service and the FBI are investigating the incident. The white substance turned out to be cornstarch.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to Pakistan's "human rights giant" Asma Jahangir following her death by cardiac arrest over the weekend, praising her courage in campaigns for justice and equality for all.
In her capacity as a human rights lawyer she fought many cases on behalf of those accused of blasphemy, women seeking divorce from risky marriages and other important cases. She is survived by her husband, two daughters and a son. "I would like permission to fly the national flag at half-mast on February 13, 2018 (the day of her funeral)".
Political observers had expected Trump to offer a deal on DACA recipients , who number about 700,000, but the White House plan announced in late January offered a "path to citizenship" for 1.8 million so-called Dreamers , who include those not covered by the Obama-era DACA rule .
Paul Nehlen, a Republican candidate hoping to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin in 2018, was indefinitely suspended from Twitter this weekend, which resulted in a flurry of activity from far-right and alt-right activists online.
Hitting out at the Union government on employment generation, Rahul claimed that while China was creating 50,000 jobs in 24 hours, the NDA government was generating 450 jobs in 24 hours. Pakodas and bhajjis are made of cereal powder paste mixed with grated onion and green chillies and coriander leaves, fried in oil. "Was it not state secret earlier?" Gandhi's surprise act of stopping by the roadside eatery drew curious crowds and surprised the owner of the eatery and his assistants who were ...
Heavy contingent of police along with other law enforcement agencies reached the spot and kicked off an investigation into the incident. The bodies of the deceased, whose identities are yet to be ascertained, were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical procedure.
Khan, wanted in several terror attacks cases, was on the run after his escape during an encounter at a residential building in Delhi, along with some fellow terrorists in 2008. Delhi Police announced Rs 5 lakh as a reward for the information leading to Khan's arrest. Some of Khan's accomplices had links with the Islamic State - the radical Islamist group, the police said.
CBS News says three people are hurt and NBC Washington adds that one person is in custody . The incident, which happened shortly after 7 a.m. ET, is not terror-related, USA officials told CNN. A person has been shot outside the National Security Agency's Maryland headquarters. In this image made from video and provided by WUSA TV-9, authorities investigate the scene of a shooting at Fort Meade , Md.