Trump's renewed focus on calling for the end of the investigation also comes as his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was set to commence his second day on trial in a federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia. Manafort, the lone American charged by Mueller who has opted to stand trial instead of cooperate with prosecutors, was described by his defence lawyer as a hugely successful global political consultant who left the details of his finances to others.
Zimbabwe went to the ballot on July 30, the first poll since long-time ruler Robert Mugabe was ousted from power by last November. European Union monitors said the delay was undermining the vote's credibility. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa called for calm as opposition supporters, angry at alleged election fraud took to the streets of the capital Harare.
Lamitan City Mayor Roderick Furigay said the driver was held by the pro-government militia for further questioning while other members sought military backup when the vehicle suddenly exploded. Basilan is a no-go area for most Filipinos and Western countries typically warn citizens to stay away because of the penetration of Abu Sayyaf and fierce military offensives against its fighters.
She also invited the Gandhis for her January 19 rally in West Bengal to showcase the Opposition's unity. On her meeting with leaders of various political parties, she said, "We know every political leader". As soon as she landed, she launched salvo upon salvo against the BJP for what she termed "playing with fire". Banerjee met Congress leaders Ahmed Patel and Ghulam Nabi Azad, Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, AIADMK leader M.
Mexican broadcaster Milenio showed images of the scene of the crash, where the tail of the aircraft with the Aeromexico logo could be seen, with smoke and fire billowing from the fuselage. The head of Mexico's civil aviation agency told local TV the plane's voice and data recorders would be recovered, once the rescue effort was over. Picture released by Contacto Hoy showing an injured man at the airport of Durango , in northern Mexico, after a plane carrying 97 passengers and four crew ...
On Wednesday, U.S. Consul General Angela Kerwin said Wednesday that no money was paid to North Korea for the remains . The findings are the latest to show ongoing activity inside North Korea's nuclear and missile facilities at a time when the country's leaders are engaged in arms talks with the United States.
Attorneys general from several states, including CT, as well as the District of Columbia, sued the Trump Administration on Monday over its decision. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders elaborated Wednesday, saying the administration's Justice Department had acted on its own in granting Wilson permission to publish the blueprints on his Defcad website - settling a five-year legal battle.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Monday gave up his effort to challenge special counsel Robert Mueller in civil court. The trial is a major test for Mueller's team, which is facing a fresh onslaught of attacks from President Donald Trump and Republicans, who are using lies and exaggerations to blast Mueller and his investigators as biased against the president.
A new species of aquatic mammal, a hybrid of a whale and a dolphin , has been identified in waters near Hawaii . Scientists from the Cascadia Research Collective observed the pair off the Hawaiian Islands and confirmed that the existence of the hybrid in August 2017.
The suit was filed on behalf of the estates of Ervin Coleman , 76, and his great-nephew, 2-year-old Maxwell Ly , who both died along with seven other members of their Indianapolis family when the duck boat sank on July 19. A spokeswoman said in a statement quoted in media reports that the company remains "deeply saddened" by the accident and supportive of the affected families.
The Trump administration strategy to build influence with a regional grouping identified as the "Indo-Pacific", which includes the United States west coast, South East Asian nations and India, is seen as a response to China's Belt and Road initiative.
The intelligence panel is planning to hold a hearing in early September with Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and an executive from Google. Robert Mueller's special counsel probe has brought charges against a series of Russians accused of posting pro-Trump material as well as racially-charged material, which is alleged to have been meant to exacerbate tensions and destabilize USA democracy.
Ninety-four-year-old Mugabe, who was accused of political violence and rigging elections during his almost four decades in power, voted in Harare alongside his wife Grace. The presidential results are yet to be announced. Meanwhile, EU observers have said the election was largely peaceful, but the use of state resources, coercion and bias by "traditional leaders" meant a level playing field was not "truly achievable".
The White House said it did not comment on intelligence, Reuters reported, while a senior official at South Korea's presidential office said US and South Korean intelligence agencies are closely looking into various North Korean movements. In addition to North Korea committing "to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", both countries vowed to recover POW/MIA remains - including the "immediate repatriation" of those already identified by the North.
But the broader implications are unmistakable. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III will try to weed out potential prejudice in what has become a highly publicized and politically divisive investigation. Turley said Manafort may be "playing a pardon strategy". Zehnle told jurors that Manafort "rendered a valuable service to our system of government" because of his involvement in multiple presidential campaigns.
You start analyzing the crime - hacking is the crime... " Well , the president didn't hack!" Trump echoed comments by one of his lawyers, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , about collusion not specifically being an offense in the US legal code.
Two men were seen to jump into a motor boat moored just below the church. Maria Ellior, of the Swedish police's National Operations Department, told Sweden's TT news agency the items are "impossible to sell". We are now examining all the tips we receive. Police and cathedral officials said they did not know the value of the objects that were stolen. Since it's unclear what road the suspects could have taken, police are seeking to cover all escape routes.
Passengers said there had been "a unusual movement" on takeoff and "that was when the accident happened", Rosas told the Milenio television channel. Officials and witnesses differ on whether the plane either fell shortly after takeoff or ran off the runway without really gaining altitude. The plane carrying 97 passengers and four crew heading from Durango to the capital Mexico City, "crashed on takeoff" around 4:00 pm (2100 GMT), Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said.
President Donald Trump's offer of dialogue with Tehran belies a hardening of United States policy that intensifies economic and diplomatic pressure but so far stops short of using his military to more aggressively counter Iran and its proxies.
President Donald Trump is jumping into the Florida governor's race by endorsing GOP candidate Ron DeSantis for the job. He's holding a Donald Trump campaign sign and reciting and pointing to each word in the president's slogan: Make America Great Again .
The attorneys general, representing citizens' interests and citing states' rights, are more likely to succeed on standing, regardless of the ultimate outcome. "This is the sort of practice more common in North Korea or China". Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal went further, saying that if Trump does not block the open printing of 3D guns, "Blood is going to be on his hands".
The official did not rule out a one-on-one meeting between Pompeo and his North Korean counterpart on commitments made during the historic Jun 12 summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . intelligence clashed with the president's optimism. Satellite images showed continued activity at North Korean nuclear and missile sites. "We remain concerned about the scale of North Korea's illicit procurement, in particular of refined petroleum products ...
Turley said Manafort may be "playing a pardon strategy". He has pleaded not guilty. Mr Manafort, who has been jailed for almost two months, wore a black suit and appeared fully engaged in his defence, whispering with his lawyers during jury selection and scribbling notes as the prosecution began its opening statement.
Management caught up to the suspects in the parking lot and were denied access to both searching the vehicle and the stroller. "It's not random. There is no doubt in my mind this is not a random theft", Leon Valley Police Chief Joseph Salvaggio said.
We could do a lot better". Exports grew 9.3 per cent. Another quarter of solid business spending on equipment is expected, though the pace has slowed from the double-digit growth experienced in the second half of 2017. The rest of the year is likely to see a growth of around 3 percent. That was almost double the first quarter rate of 2.2 percent and the strongest pace in almost four years.