Update 5:28 EDT: White House Press Secretary Sanders reports the White House has not yet been briefed on the report. Those included a series of figures close to Trump, including his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn; his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen; and a former close associate, Roger Stone.
Flooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week's so-called " bomb cyclone " storm has already inflicted damage estimated at almost $1.5 billion in Nebraska, killed at least four people in Nebraska and Iowa and left a man missing below Nebraska's collapsed Spencer Dam.
The Golan Heights were part of Syria until 1967, when Israel captured most of the area in the Six Day War , occupying it and annexing it in 1981. Russia , an ally of President Bashar al-Assad with forces in Syria, said Trump's comments risked seriously destabilizing the region and expressed hope the statement was just declaratory.
The sombre ceremonies came a day after Ardern announced an immediate ban on assault rifles and military-style semi-automatic weapons, making good on a pledge to rid the country of the kinds of weapons used in the slaughter. Most of the victims died at the Al-Noor mosque. He was inspired by their resilience, he said. "And I've got to give all my respect to the New Zealand prime minister, with her position and her actions, and it speaks loud", he said.
The announcement appears to be a surprise to everyone except Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . There was no immediate response from the Syria , which has sought to regain sovereignty over the region. Lindsey Graham visited the Golan Heights with Netanyahu and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. After 1967 and for the next 40 years, multiple attempts by a number of Israeli prime ministers to give the Golan Heights to Syria in exchange for peace ended in failure over Syrian ...
A Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medics said, and the military announced on Thursday that a soldier had discharged his weapon and it was reviewing the incident. The ministry mentioned that another Palestinian was shot and injured in the stomach. Wabeb Manasrah, a cousin of the slain Palestinian, confirmed the governor's account.
On the night after Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced on February 28 he meant to indict Netanyahu in three corruption cases, Gantz convened a press conference, in which he announced that "given the circumstances", his party would not sit with a Netanyahu-led Likud after the election.
According to Reuters on Thursday evening, the SDF is sweeping the Baghouz area for the last few ISIS holdouts, booby traps, and landmines, and will formally announce the defeat of the Islamic State when the mop-up operation is complete.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas surprised courtroom observers when he asked a question during oral arguments Wednesday in a case alleging repeated prosecutor bias in jury selection. It said he had race-neutral reasons for doing so. "Isn't she?" Kagan asked. Three years ago, Thomas was the lone wolf when the Supreme Court ruled against prosecutors in Georgia who had systematically kept blacks off a jury, much like the current case.
He directed the Treasury Department to shift $601 million from a forfeiture fund to wall-building, then ordered the Pentagon to tap as much as $2.5 billion in drug interdiction money and up to $3.6 billion in military construction money. In any event, 12 Republican senators joined their Democratic colleagues and stood up for the Constitution . Rep. Andy Barr is working closely on legal strategy with the White House counsel as President Donald Trump fights to build his U.S.
Netanyahu had pressed the matter with visiting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo just a day earlier. But in a tweet that appeared to catch many by surprise, Trump said the time had come. Throughout the war, Israel has carried out scores of airstrikes in Syria to prevent Iran from establishing a permanent military presence there. Netanyahu had previously urged top USA officials to make the declaration and he is expected to meet with Trump at the White House in the coming days.
He added that most of the casualties were women and children who could not swim. Over 50 people have been rescued so far, as ambulances and helicopters arrived to continue the search for survivors and bodies of the victims. The vessel was believed to be carrying 100 people when it capsized. Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has ordered an investigation into the accident " to determine responsibilities ".
Lowell would not tell the committee whether Kushner had ever used WhatsApp to discuss classified information. Cummings added that Lowell also said his other client, Ivanka, sends personals email messages relating to her duties to her official White House email account only when she responds to them.
In a resurfaced video from a 1983 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Biden blasted packing the Supreme Court as a "bonehead idea", The Washington Free Beacon first reported . A third problem for Biden may be that naming someone to be his vice president this early on could cause headaches further down the line if he made a decision to change his mind.
The men have reportedly installed cameras in electrical sockets, hairdryer holders and digital TV boxes in hotels. The suspects have been accused of illegally recording and live-streaming the activities of guests at 30 hotels located in 10 South Korean cities.
Police have also released more details about those killed and injured in the shooting; they say the victims were a 19-year-old woman from Vianen, a 28-year-old man from Utrecht and a 49-year-old man, also from Utrecht. Police on Tuesday said they've arrested a third person on suspicion of involvement in the shooting, following the second arrest in the case on Monday.
A day later, following angry diplomatic intervention, and the Australian prime minister appeared mollified by a statement from the Turkish president's adviser saying Erdoğan's words had been "taken out of context", despite his statements having been filmed, and Morrison rejecting the same explanation from the Turkish ambassador .
While the United Kingdom did not make the top 10 it did manage to make the top 20 in the list. Turkey took 79th place on the list. Released on International Day of Happiness on March 20, the report warned that world happiness has declined in recent years, driven by a sustained fall in India, which this year ranked in 140th place.
A deal that delivers on the result of the referendum and is the very best deal negotiable. If she can not win over enough reluctant lawmakers next week, Britain faces the choice of requesting a longer delay or leaving the European Union as planned on March 29 - without a deal to cushion the economic upheaval.
The Australian teen dubbed " Egg Boy " has been interviewed and released by police without charge , pending further investigations. A mural of teenager Will Connolly , aka Egg Boy , has been painted over by right-wing trolls, only to be painted over again nearly immediately by anti-racism activists.
A funeral will be held in Auckland today for Haji Hafiz Musa Patel, a father of five who was visiting Christchurch with his wife. The Mustafas had moved to New Zealand last year after spending six years as refugees in Jordan. She also said there were a "large number of loopholes" in New Zealand's gun laws and there were a range of things to be fixed. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said two-minutes' silence would be observed on Friday and the call to prayer would be broadcast live to ...
A London court on Monday had issued an arrest warrant against Modi in response to a request by the Enforcement Directorate for his extradition in the money-laundering case. there are substantial grounds to believe that you would fail to surrender before the court if bail were to be granted", the judge Marie Mallon said.
A handful of Democrat-leaning states including California, Illinois and NY have joined a compact aiming to elect presidents based on who wins the popular vote. Warren says, "I think everybody ought to have to come and ask for your vote". One of the major talking points of these detractors is the so-called "wisdom of our forefathers" who bravely took a stand against the "vulgar popular vote" (never mind that the "vulgar electoral vote" gave us our current president).
Trump, for his part, said he had no idea when the report would be released, but maintained his innocence, saying there was "no collusion" and "no obstruction". Yes, 86 percent of conservatives say Mueller's conducting a witch hunt, compared to only 14 percent of Democrats who believe similarly of the special counsel.
Conway said the president was a "counterpuncher" and had not fired back at her husband - who has targeted Trump on Twitter in the past - "out of respect for [her]". "Good for you!" he tweeted, adding: "#NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder". "You think he should take that sitting down?" President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, escalating his awkward public fight with the husband of one of his closest advisers.