The Associated Press reported that the raid was also to search for information about a $150,000 payment by the National Enquirer to Playboy model Karen McDougal , who alleges an affair with Trump, which he denies took place. In this case, Mueller opted to refer the matter to federal prosecutors in Manhattan. Under Justice Department regulations, Mueller must consult with Rosenstein when his investigators uncover new evidence that may fall outside his original mandate.
A thundering series of at least six explosions rumbled across Damascus as smoke filled the air, a witness told Reuters . Associated Press reporters saw smoke rising from east Damascus and a huge fire to the east. He threw the process into confusion Wednesday when he tweeted at Russian Federation to "Get ready" because missiles "will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!'" After sustaining criticism for appearing to reveal his strategy, Trump tweeted the following day that he had not ...
Meanwhile, the Assad regime denies using chemical weapons and called the images from the attack fake. "And announcing military actions over Twitter is the height of irresponsibility and contradicts the President's own previous commitment never to disclose America's plans publicly", Markey said .
Later, the President of the United States Donald trump has threatened Russian Federation with a missile strike in response to the use of chemical weapons. "We support the decision of our American, British and French allies, who, being permanent members of the UN Security Council, thus taking responsibility" - continued Merkel.
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the UNSC that adopting her country's resolution was the least member nations could do. 12 members of the 15-member council voted for the resolution on Tuesday, but Russian Federation vetoed it. Damascus also mobilized overnight Tuesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which said the army had "put all military positions on alert, including airports and all bases, for a period of 72 hours".
Asked in a TV interview whether France would join strikes on Syria , Macron said , "We will need to take decisions in due course, when we judge it to be most useful and effective", according to Agence France Presse . Russian Federation also said this week that any United States missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted. However, the assumption that the Cook would strike Syria rather than a United States submarine firing Tomahawk missiles from a ...
But a hot-headed Verstappen, who had been ahead of Ricciardo, blew his chance of victory, when he ran off the road in attempting to make his way past Hamilton and then later collided with Vettel. Dominant isn't a word that has been used to describe Ferrari since they chalked up five straight drivers' titles and six consecutive constructors' crowns with Michael Schumacher, but they were imperious on Saturday.
Based on the assertion, Might described the assault as a "surprising and barbaric act which killed as much as 75 folks, together with youngsters, in essentially the most appalling and inhumane manner". However, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn warned against another western intervention in the Middle East, saying: "More bombing, more killing, more war will not save lives".
An advance copy of Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report to the Security Council, obtained Friday by The Associated Press, says worldwide medical staff and others in Bangladesh have documented that numerous nearly 700,000 Rohingya who fled from Myanmar "bear the physical and psychological scars of brutal assault".
The US actions include a cruise missile strike on a Syrian airbase previous year after an apparent sarin attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun killed almost 100 people. - The first was at a scientific research centre in greater Damascus involved in the development and production of chemical weapons, the second at a chemical weapons storage facility near Homs, and the third at a chemical equipment storage facility and important command post.
Syria remains suspended from the organization. An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region. Despite widespread Arab condemnation of the suspected chemical attack, the Dhahran summit is unlikely to call for Assad to step down. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud referred to the Palestinian issue as the top agenda of the Arab meeting.
Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that images of victims of the purported attack were staged with "Britain's direct involvement, " without providing evidence. Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the US-led missile attack on Syria and has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
Investigators also sought bank records and communications with the Trump campaign, according to a third person familiar with the investigation, who also spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the confidential details. Cohen argues he didn't defame her and that Daniels is a liar because she previously denied the affair and now contends she had sex with Trump. Again , it's just as convenient for Mueller to have someone else do that, and in the case of Trump's past business dealings, even ...
Alexandra Argyropoulos, who told The Associated Press previously that she contacted OR child welfare officials, said in an email Friday that Jennifer Hart ran the household "like a regimented boot camp". "They were such a nice family". The neighbors said the children complained to them about being mistreated by their parents and asked for food, saying their parents withheld meals as punishment.
This content is restricted to site members. Song and Kim also exchanged their views on deepening bilateral relations, the KCNA said, with Kim saying he would develop their friendship into a "fresh phase of development". Photos carried by the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper showed Chinese and North Korean officials in a massive banqueting hall with a mural of Kim and Xi shaking hands decorating one wall.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced a strike on Syria launched by the United States and its allies as an "act of aggression" that will exacerbate humanitarian catastrophe in Syria . "I would once again ask you, once again beseech you, to refrain from the plans that you're now developing for Syria ", he said after the council failed to approve a third draft resolution on suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria .
Referring to the allegation of a Russian military official that there was an attack but it was staged by the White Helmets brigade component of the rebels in Syria, she said the intelligence provided "certainly paints" a different picture, and the President holds Syria and Russia responsible for the chemical weapons attack.
Vettel's move across to the right to block his team-mate Raikkonen at the start kept the German in the lead, probably irritated the Ferrari team something chronic, and mixed up the frontrunners as soon as the lights went out. Lap 43: Verstappen and Vettel collide. Lap 53: Raikkonen catches Bottas with Verstappen just behind. The stewards concurred, slapping the Red Bull man with a timed penalty.
Pence met with Pena Nieto on Saturday. He told reporters at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, yesterday that the operation "significantly eroded" and "degraded" Syrian chemical weapons capabilities and that the mission was "completely accomplished".
The dossier alleges Cohen met secretly with Kremlin-linked Russian officials in an European Union country in August 2016. The revelation comes amid a courtroom drama that unfolded Friday, as Cohen's attorneys and Trump's attorneys began a fight hours before with the US Attorney's Office in Manhattan over a massive raid of Cohen's records.
The US, France, and UK's criminal action in attacking Syria is violation of global rules and principles of humanity, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said in a phone conversation with the Syrian Defense Minister General Ali Abdullah Ayyoub. "The country's people are the main decision-makers". Mr. Netanyahu was repeating a message he delivered in February , at the Munich Security Conference, which was also attended by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, where he told Iran not to ...
Investigators have said they believe the missing children were inside the vehicle at the time of crash. Below is the famous photo of Devonte Hart . Police also said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was sending its Behavioral Analysis Unit to study cellphone data recovered from one of the family members' phones showing the Hart family's travel information.
The official said that Israel received the warning between 12 and 24 hours before the attack was carried out. Iran is the key backer alongside Russian Federation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, providing military advisors and "volunteer" ground forces.
Kim Kardashian revealed why she deleted those vacation photos. On Tuesday (April 10), news broke that Tristan Thompson cheated on girlfriend and baby mama, Khloe Kardashian . The baby girl is the third child born into the reality television family this year following older sister Kim Kardashian's daughter Chicago in January , by a surrogate, and younger half-sister Kylie Jenner's daughter Stormi with rapper Travis Scott in February .
The Pentagon could not confirm how many missiles hit their targets. "Had there been any chemical agents here none of us could stand near the site because of toxic fumes but here we are all standing here which proved there were no toxic chemical agents here", stated Saeed Saeed, head of the Polymers Department.