Loud cheers greeted the purchase, which also doubled the price paid for a previous Basquiat at $ 57 million a year ago. The buyer was Yusaku Maezawa , a Japanese billionaire , who purchased a Basquiat past year for $US57.3 million.
The problem is not between us and Judaism. While the two talked at length about peace negotiations, with Abbas confirming he is "committed to working with (Trump) to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ", Palestinians rallied outside chanting slogans such as "Trump, listen!" Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer and former adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organisation, said Trump's vapid rhetoric about "peace" in the region is futile.
The issues are deeply serious. Despite much of the discussion revolving around the investigation of Trump and his campaign associates, Schiff had some criticism for President Obama's handling of Russia's meddling in the election. Page is one of several people associated with President Donald Trump's campaign who are being investigated by congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over their ties to Russian Federation.
She is facing a total of 18 charges including bribery , abuse of power, coercion and the leaking of government secrets. Park, 65, was in handcuffs as she was escorted by police into court for her first public appearance since she was arrested in March over allegations that led to her removal from office.
Before the night was over, Gianforte ― squaring off Thursday against Democrat Rob Quist in a special House election ― had been charged with misdemeanor assault . It was not clear what effect the assault charge against Republican technology executive Greg Gianforte would have on the Montana race, where 37 percent of the 699,207 registered voters had already submitted absentee ballots , according to state election officials.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he's asking the Department of Justice to investigate alleged leaks from U.S. officials of information about the recent terrorist attack in Manchester , England. Investigators are focused on tracking down associates of Abedi, a British-born national of Libyan descent, saying it is clear they are investigating a network.
The employees primarily staff the company's retail stores and call centers, but include some technicians and wireless workers from DirectTV, an AT&T subsidiary. Chief union steward Rob Lechowicz said they plan to continue the strike over the weekend. About 500 AT&T workers are striking right now in Evansville.
John Schilling, a missile expert contributing to Washington's 38 North think tank, estimated it would take until at least 2020 for North Korea to be able to develop an ICBM capable of reaching the US mainland and until 2025 for one powered by solid fuel.
A string of details about Monday's attack at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people and injured over 100 others have emerged from U.S. Pictures published by The New York Times included parts of the bomb and of the rucksack carried by the suicide bomber, and showed blood stains amid the wreckage.
As of now, seven advertisers have fled Hannity's nightly Fox News show, and there's no reason to think it will end there. Fleeing advertisers played a role in last month's drama over Fox's Bill O'Reilly, who was sacked by the network following reports of settlements paid to women to keep quiet about allegations of harassment.
An MIT-educated economist and former vice-president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Papademos is now visiting professor at Harvard. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening. Papademos also drew fire for letting members of a far-right party join his coalition government. A former Greek prime minister was injured when a booby-trapped package exploded in his auto in central Athens on Thursday in the worst act of violence targeting politicians in the crisis-hit country for ...
Moody's said that it is downgrading its long-term rating for China one notch to a still robust A1 from Aa3. The demotion indicates the bond rating firm regards China's capacity to meet financial commitments is "strong", as opposed to "very strong".
Mannequins stands inside a shuttered shopwith signs that read "for rent" as a man walks in central Athens, on Monday, May 22, 2017. It faces more than €7 billion of debt repayments in July. But, according to several sources, the deal was vetoed by Greece, which did not want the debt discussion to be separated from the disbursement decision.
The woman was driven away in a police van, he said, adding that armed police were preventing residents from accessing the floor. The Libyan anti-terror force that detained the two Abedis said in a statement that the brother, Hashim Abedi, confessed he and Salman were linked to the Islamic State group and that he was aware of the arena bombing plan.
In a joint news conference, the Palestinian president said: "Once again, we reassert to you our positions of accepting the two-state solution along the borders of 1967 - the state of Palestine with its capital as East Jerusalem , living alongside the state of Israel in peace and security and good neighborhood, as well as resolving the entire final status issues based on global law and worldwide long-term resolutions , and respecting side agreements which sets the tone for the ...
Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) discussed multiple reports about President Donald Trump and his administration being based on anonymous sources that leaked information to the media and said individuals leaking information to the press should go to jail.
Team-mate Smalling echoed those sentiments, adding: "I think there was an extra determination". Attacking midfielder Mata admitted it was not easy to focus on the game, but the Spaniard was proud to honour the victims and the city of Manchester.
Based on a September 2016 agreement, the U.S. will be bankrolling Israel's military spending to the tune of around $38 billion dollars effective from 2019 for the next 10 years. "It is between us and occupation ". Every American president has found himself grappling with the complex challenge of the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Investigators in the federal probe of possible ties between President Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation now consider a current White House official a "significant person of interest", according to a new report . That's from the New York Times , and it's what Trump told the Russian ambassador and foreign minister the day after he fired Comey. At the same meeting, The Washington Post reported earlier this week, Trump had given the Russians " highly classified information ...
The outcome was the latest indication that initial enthusiasm for the new SPD leader, Mr Martin Schulz, could be fizzling out. Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats have toppled the Social Democrats from their traditional stronghold in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Additionally, two suspected North Korean drones were found in South Korea in 2014, one on the island of Baengnyeong and another in the city of Paju, close to the border. and its followers". He also described North Korea as a "fully-fledged nuclear power". Traditionally, the U.S. and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the 13 other UN Security Council members.
The move, which is expected during Thursday's meeting, is symbolically important, especially since the terror group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. "It's totally out of the question for NATO to engage in any combat operations", NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday, on the eve of the meeting.
Rudd earlier told Sky News that she expects the critical threat level to be temporary. Officials are examining Mr. Abedi's trips to Libya and possibly Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats.
As a effect Brent crude has largely sat around the $50 per barrel mark in recent months, with the price at around $54 on Thursday morning ahead of the Opec meeting in the Austrian capital. Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih announced this in Vienna . There had been some hopes of that a 12-month extension could be agreed or that there would be a deeper cut to output levels.
The moment has since gone viral. It wasn't a handshake that went viral when Trump met the British prime minister, Theresa May - everyone now remembers the infamous hand-holding picture . Trump first congratulated Macron on his "tremendous" victory that was being talked about "all over the world". Trump appears to yank on Macron's arm, but the two smile afterward.
His older brother, 23-year-old Ismail, was arrested by Manchester police on Tuesday. The Manchester police chief, Ian Hopkins, said the leaks had caused "distress and upset" to the victims of the attack and their families. And a bomb disposal squad was called to a property in Withington after a man was arrested on Wednesday night, police said. The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the barbaric attack, which involved a home-made device packed with nuts and bolts ...
Temer needs to maintain sufficient backing in Congress to ward off calls for his impeachment barely a year after he took over in the wake of his predecessor Dilma Rousseff's own impeachment. Attorney General Rodrigo Janot's charges against the president represent an extraordinary escalation of a corruption probe that is upending politics and just about everything else in Latin America's largest nation.
Gen. Carlito G. Galvez Jr., said. It was not immediately clear whether civilians were among the dead. "Many countries have the problem, we have a problem, but what a great job you are doing and I just wanted to call and tell you that", Trump said, according to a transcript made by the Philippine government and released by The Washington Post and The Intercept.
His family own Kushner Companies, a multi-billion dollar real estate developer. Not only that, but the FBI is investigating potential collusion between Trump associates and Russian Federation to help in that effort - in Russia's interest.Brennan said he is "aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and United States of America persons involved in the Trump campaign".
Netanyahu is reportedly meeting with U.S. envoy representative Jason Greenblatt on Thursday in Jerusalem to continue discussions that took place during Trump's visit in Israel . He stressed that such a potential peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians would trigger a cascade effect throughout the Middle East. Mr Abbas' Fatah party is at sharp odds with Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian ...
Israel was his second stop on a nine-day tour aimed to test the waters for reviving the dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace process. "I've never seen anything come together so quickly", he commented, according to the source. Trump arrived in Riyadh besieged by the fallout from his controversial decision to fire FBI Director James Comey and more revelations about the federal investigations into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation.
In his White House meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in early May, Trump said he looked to "prove wrong" those who said peace between Israelis and Palestinians is the toughest deal to broker. Regarding the Palestinian captives in Israeli prisons, Abbas described their demands as humanistic and fair, and he called upon Israel to respond to these demands.
However, a group of medical practitioners have debunked the claims, and voiced out their concerns regarding the ensuing trend. Reinventing the wheel has led to fidget spinners becoming a highly profitable viral sensation. Schools across the United Kingdom have been banning fidget spinners citing the fact they can be disruptive to learning. Teachers have confiscated them left and right.
Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. An eight-year-old girl, Saffie Roussos, and two teenagers were among the victims killed . The identities of those men and the charges against them were not announced; they were arrested "after police executed warrants in South Manchester ", the Greater Manchester Police department says.
It is understood they were murdered earlier on Friday afternoon. There are reports they were stabbed. PSNI forensic teams are at the house and the scene has been sealed off. A family member discovered their bodies at the scene. This is a horrific scene and one that has shocked the entire Portadown and wider community. Police are now at the scene as the investigation progresses.
In this May 19, 2009 photograph, unidentified mountaineers walk past the Hillary Step while pushing for the summit of Mount Everest as they climb the south face from Nepal. How old is too old to climb Everest? Meanwhile, the body of the Slovak climber is also yet to be found, the Seven Summit said. "Only then we'll get more details of his death".
At least 31 militants from a group called Maute and 11 soldiers have been killed in heavy fighting that has caused thousands of civilians to flee Marawi , the army said . They also beheaded the Philippine police chief, according to multiple reports. For two months, civil liberties will be curtailed. The government says Hapilon has been the point man for Islamic State in the Philippines and has been collaborating with the Maute leaders.
Trump, please say no to Erdogan", when Turkish security staff "just attacked us". "We are already telling you in advance, our rules of engagement give us this authority, we will take such a step and we won't discuss it or consult with anyone.
James , who entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference final against the host Boston Celtics on Thursday needed 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points). "We still have to keep growing as a group and getting better". "Because I think we saw it first hand, especially in these home games". Not the way we wanted to finish, but we came a long ways from the beginning of the year, came together.
I'm not going to talk about any individuals. Flynn invoked the Fifth Amendment and rejected the committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election earlier this week. Schiff said the congressional investigations were vital because the FBI's probe wouldn't be public beyond possible indictments. "The Fifth Amendment right not to provide materials or documents is limited", Schiff said at a breakfast hosted by The Christian Science ...
May will raise concerns over the leaks when she meets US President Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting on Thursday, the BBC reported . In his statement , Trump - who was already struggling domestically to stem a tide of damaging leaks from law enforcement agencies - said the information coming out in the USA media was " deeply troubling ".
Two Everest climbers died earlier this year. According to Chowang, the Indian climber with his Sherpa guide reached the summit at 1:28pm on Saturday. Meanwhile, climbing the world's tallest mountain just got even harder, after mountaineers confirmed the collapse of the so-called Hillary Step, a near-vertical rock face thought to be the most challenging hurdle for climbers on their way to the summit.
The White House could try to assert executive privilege to bar Comey from disclosing conversations with Trump or his aides, including one in which Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop an investigation into former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Russian Federation and Turkey.
More than 300,000 computers in 150 countries have been infected with the WannaCry ransomware virus since the attack, crippling organisations from government agencies and global companies. But that was only part of the picture: Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said in April that a hacking group - known as "Lazarus" - also attacked financial institutions in Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Gabon, India , Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Poland, Taiwan, Thailand, and Uruguay.
US President Donald Trump told Israeli reporters in Jerusalem that he "never mentioned Israel", in an apparent reference to the intelligence leak during a meeting with Russian officials. A TV commentator called the scene "a disgrace". East Jerusalem is also home to al-Aqsa mosque, which is Islam's third-holiest site. Rather, Democratic and Republican administrations have said Jerusalem's status must be solved through U.S.
Although Sweden has dropped the probe, United Kingdom police said Assange would be arrested if he leaves the embassy, saying a warrant for the 45-year-old's arrest was issued when he failed to surrender to the court in 2012 and that the Metropolitan Police Service is obliged to execute that warrant.
The JCPOA, which lifted USA and European Union nuclear sanctions against Iran, was a significant foreign policy achievement for President Rouhani in his first term, but the question of how the Iranian people have benefitted from the JCPOA was a frequent criticism used against him during the campaign.
Now the president has said he wants to help make the ultimate deal, peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians. President Donald Trump is expressing solidarity with the United Kingdom in the wake of a deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, condemning the "evil losers" behind the blast.
WATCH: Schapelle Corby's sister offers support in the lead-up to her deportation. Plans are now being drawn up for tomorrow when Corby will report to her parole officers for one last time before being taken to the airport to be deported to Brisbane.
The president and Kushner visited one side, while the first daughter and first lady visited a portion of the site reserved for women. Mr Trump, wearing a black skullcap, paused in front of it, then placed what appeared to be a written prayer or note between its stones, as is custom.