Among the events under investigation are the firings of former FBI director James Comey and former national security adviser Michael Flynn. That's the word from White House lawyer Ty Cobb in a statement late Sunday after a series of Trump tweets revived chatter that the frustrated president may be preparing to have Mueller fired.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue speaks at an event to celebrate the re-introduction of American beef imports to China , in Beijing, China June 30, 2017. Tariffs that result in reduced consumption of products would also depress financial markets, the groups said. Washington should not lose sight of the best export industry we have.
He also alleged that there were many issues on the foreign policy front that had been poorly handled by the Modi government. Speaking on the occasion, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accused PM Modi's government of mismanaging the situation in Jammu and Kashmir like never before.
Vladimir Putin has won a thumping victory in Russia's presidential election, exit polls show, amid claims of widespread vote rigging and suspiciously inflated turnout figures. Officials and analysts say there is little agreement among Putin's top policymakers on an economic strategy for his new term. Just weeks before the election, he announced that Russian Federation has developed advanced nuclear weapons capable of evading missile defenses.
According to Ukrainian media outlet NikVesti , the 29-year-old pilot committed suicide in his apartment in Mykolaiv while his family was at home. The Boeing 777 was destroyed by a Russian Buk surface-to-air missile, Dutch investigators found.
This time the explosion rocked a facility in the town of Schertz, in the San Antonio area. The FBI and ATF are now at the scene. The incident happened after midnight Tuesday, KSAT reported . A series of four bombings there have killed two and injured four. Authorities originally believed the attacks there could be racially motivated, but the fourth bomb appeared random, rather than targeted, the Associated Press reported.
Friedman, who was Trump's personal lawyer before being appointed a year ago, is a longstanding supporter of settlement building in the occupied West Bank, considered illegal under global law. However, the Hamas Movement on Monday rejected Abbas' accusations, and said the Palestinian President was working to "undermine the prospects of advancing the Palestinian national project and achieving national unity".
Prior to that, 28 lawmakers had opposed Xi Jinping's candidacy for Vice President in 2008. Russian President Vladimir Putin quickly called to congratulate Xi. The endorsement of Liu He as a vice premier by the country's parliament also comes as the United States presses China to cut its trade surplus by 100 billion dollars.
He returned to Kabul a year ago under a peace deal with the government, as head of his powerful Hizb-i-Islami party. No one immediately claimed the attack, which resembled previous assaults carried out by the ISIS terrorist group. An attacker dressed in a school uniform has set off a grenade amid a group of hundreds of university students in Afghanistan's capital, killing himself and wounding five students, according to the district police chief.
Kushner Cos. filed at least 80 documents for 34 properties across New York City, including three buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood in Queens that the company bought in 2015. "The scandal is not only the deception of Kushner Cos., the scandal is the dysfunction of the city bureaucracy", said Torres, chair of the city council's investigations committee.
Russia's Vladimir Putin secured another six years in power after a record election win, but worldwide leaders were slow to congratulate him Monday amid a new spike in tensions, as opponents accused him of vote rigging. Fewer irregularities were reported than in previous years, however. In some areas, free food and discounts in local shops were on offer near polling stations.
An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some 780km south of the Iranian capital , Tehran . A week ago, 71 people died in a plane crash in Russian Federation. Semirom lies around 480 kilometers south of the capital, Tehran . But the cause of the crash remains unclear.
In response to a question regarding the deadline (May 12) on which the USA president Donald Trump will decide whether to pull out from the JCPOA or not, Mogherini said the European Union worked with its own deadlines and priorities. It was the first meeting between Pompeo and Tillerson since Trump's decision to fire the former Exxon Mobil CEO last week following a series of rifts over policy on North Korea, Russia and Iran, a USA official said.
Communist candidate Pavel Grudinin performed better than expected, with 11.2 percent according to the exit poll, but the results of all other candidates including former reality TV host Ksenia Sobchak were forecast to be in single figures. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls close in Kaliningrad, the exclave on the European Union border, at 1800 GMT, with exit polls due shortly afterwards and official results issued through the night.
The draft text appears to have softened following a leak in February. As part of this, both sides reiterated a commitment to the December agreement and the provision for the "backstop". Chuka Umunna MP, leading supporter of the Open Britain campaign, said: "Despite once claiming they held all the cards in the negotiations, in the end the Brexiteers have been prepared to compromise and surrender on nearly every single point".
Putin has dominated Russian politics for 18 years and was already the country's longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. He said Russian Federation had a great future ahead of it, so long as its people stayed united. At polling station number 216 in Ust-Djeguta, in the Karachayevo-Cherkessia region of southern Russia, Marina Kostina was marshalling groups of voters to be photographed.
Gidley explained that while NDA's were "commonplace and common practice for previous administrations", Trump's senior staff wasn't made to sign one as described in a Washington Post report on Sunday. The fact that Trump made his staffers sign NDAs is absurd itself but stretching the length of the agreement past his presidency and "at all times thereafter" and further paying a penalty over it is extraordinary.
The nikah was performed by PTI Central Executive Committee member, Mufti Muhammad Saeed. But the confusion about Imran Khan's secret wedding has now been cleared by his party Tehreek-i-Insaf ( PTI ). According to the Press Trust of India none of Imran Khan's sisters were present during the marriage ceremony fanning rumours that Imran had not taken them into confidence about his third marriage.
His close ally Wang Qishan made a comeback by being elected as vice president after having retired in October. Some analysts say that the NSC's role is likely to go beyond the implementation of anti-corruption policies. Chinese economy is so integrated into the global economy that closing the doors would only block China's own way, he said at a press conference after the conclusion of the annual legislative session.
Last year, in response to the drills, the North fired off four ballistic missiles close to Japan, in what it said was training for strikes on USA military bases in the country. Foal Eagle includes actual field events, with about 11,500 USA troops and 290,000 South Koreans participating. North Korea launched four ballistic missiles toward Japan in what was widely perceived as a response to the exercises.
The likely arrest comes a year after Lee's successor, Park Geun-hye, was arrested on corruption charges following months of street protests . The prosecutors, after interviewing Lee for hours last week, are accusing him of the theft of millions of dollars from the country's intelligence agency, business groups and a former lawmaker.
The notification was issued after President Sirisena's return from a six-day official visit to Japan. He further added that security conditions ever since Saturday had been improved around the central district of Kandy, which is located at a distance of 115 kilometres northeast from the capital Colombo .
The new University City Bridge, which was under construction, experienced a catastrophic collapse causing injuries and loss of life. Hepburn, according to the suit, was heading to work, riding a bicycle under the bridge on Southwest Eighth Street when the span gave way and he was hit by a vehicle that veered into him.
In an outcome that was never in doubt , the Central Election Commission, with almost 100 percent of the votes counted, announced that Putin, who has run Russian Federation as president or prime minister since 1999, had won 76.66 percent of the vote.
A cultural program, "Sangam", showcasing India's classical dance forms was enjoyed by the delegates attending the meet. As trade ministers congregate on Monday in New Delhi to address the "systemic challenges" facing the dispute settlement arm of the WTO, it remains to be seen whether the meeting can issue a clarion call to preserve the "binding" dispute settlement mechanism that is reckoned as the "jewel" in WTO's crown, said an African trade envoy, who asked not to be named.