Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, delivered a televised rebuttal of Comey's testimony, saying, "the president never pressured Mr. Comey" and he "feels completely vindicated". from a number of Muslim majority countries. "Did I miss something or did Comey just say he asked a friend to leak information to the press?" asked Trump Jr.
It said that Trump , in a later call with Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, called for unity among Gulf Arabs "but never at the expense of eliminating funding for radical extremism or defeating terrorism". Decades-long tension simmering between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors - Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates - became a major crisis in the Middle East after an alleged fake news report run by Qatar's state-run news agency May 23 ...
Many Senators, including Marco Rubio and Jim Risch tried to pin Comey down on whether he believed the President obstructed justice. James Comey on Thursday described how Jeff Sessions reacted when he told him that he can not be left alone with President Donald Trump .
BBC Persian's Jenny Norton says that despite Iran's active involvement in fighting IS in both Iraq and Syria, the Sunni group has not until now carried out any attacks inside Iran, and appears to have little support in this predominantly Shia country.
Just an hour earlier, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia, Egypt , and other Gulf nations to ease the blockade on Qatar, though Tillerson also pressed Qatar to "do more" to fight terrorism. The two other GCC countries, Oman and Kuwait, have tried to mediate, though Friday's controversy suggests that efforts to end the crisis have so far failed.
US President Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attacks in Iran has been denounced by Tehran as " repugnant ". As Iran grappled with a rising death toll following the IS-affiliated terrorist attacks on its own soil, both its political class and citizenry have to deal with more than just a lack of sympathy from the American legislature.
In his speech at Prague's Charles University earlier today, Juncker said the Czech Republic should show solidarity in dealing with the refugee crisis as it accepts aid from the European Union . This would double to one billion euro annually from 2020. Britain's post-Brexit deal with the European Union is considered one of the most important factors in deciding the UK's rating.
During the hearing, Comey said he felt as if Trump telling him that he " hoped " the FBI could end the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was a direction from the president. Although Trump has not been deposed by special counsel Mueller, his most recent remarks may open that up as a possibility as the investigation moves forward.
Iran's foreign minister has denounced as "repugnant" a White House statement on Wednesday's terror attack in Tehran that said Iran was a "terror sponsor". One of the attackers reportedly blew himself up inside as police surrounded the building. Although the USA military is also fighting ISIS in Syria, as well as Iraq, President Donald Trump said in response to the attacks in Iran that the country is reaping what it sows.
India and Pakistan on Friday (9 June) joined the SCO with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that unless strong and coordinated efforts are made, the issues of radicalisation and financing and training of terrorists would be impossible to address, in a veiled dig at Islamabad .
Many people who watched the exchange or read the transcript were confused too. "I'm a little confused", Mr Comey responded. In the case of Secretary Clinton's emails, Mr. "In an ultimately conclusive way that was the thing that capped it for me that I had to do something separately to protect the credibility of the investigation, which meant both the FBI and the Justice Department", Comey said in his hearing.
Lewis Hamilton turned in a scintillating qualifying performance at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to pole in Canada by 0.330s. My lap? It was a sexy lap. "Ayrton was my favourite driver". It is not as distinctive as the hairpin at Turn 10, and certainly less famous than the Wall of Champions alongside Turn 13 that earned its name in 1999 when it took out world champions Damon Hill, Michael Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve.
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) vowed revenge for the attacks at parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's mausoleum. The seven people, arrested in Fardis town, west of Tehran, handled the logistics of the Wednesday terrorist attacks in the capital, Ahmad Fazelian, head of Alborz Province's justice department, was quoted as saying by Mizan News Agency.
Pictures and video show the two world leaders, who met in Brussels before the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, gripping each other's hands while grimacing slightly. Macron relented. Trump yanked on his arm, Macron yanked back. A delightful report from the White House pool reporter Philip Rucker described a handshake "with considerable intensity, their knuckles turning white and their jaws clenching and faces tightening".
Police are trying to re-create attacker Abedi's movements before he detonated a bomb at the concert. People hold a minute's silence in St Ann's Square as they mark the passing of exactly a week since the Manchester Arena concert blast, in Manchester, England, Monday May 29, 2017.
In backing the Saudis, the president offered unconditional support for a country that has fostered the spread of Islamist extremism across the world and that has supplied numerous foot soldiers for the Islamic State and al-Qaida - not to mention most of the 9/11 hijackers.
Sanders congratulated Corbyn for running "a very positive and effective campaign" and said that in both the United Kingdom and US people want governments "that represent all the people, not just the 1 percent". "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the (Brexit) negotiations will turn out badly for both sides". There was little sympathy for May from some Europeans.
Opinion poll: What do you think of Comey's testimony? Another major revelation came when Comey admitted that, through a friend, he leaked information about his conversations with Trump to the press. "And that is concerning". With all due respect Senator, you are just senile. "Never", he said. "I used the word investigation all the time ". "That gave me a queasy feeling".
The "spilled blood of the innocent will not remain unavenged", the Revolutionary Guard statement said . Reza Seifollahi, an official in the country's Supreme National Security Council, was quoted by Iranian media as saying that the perpetrators of the attacks were Iranian nationals.
Thursday. He was accompanied by his companion 24-year old Sidney Robillard, also from Kamloops. They are listed as "in a relationship" on Facebook . Transport Canada's civil aircraft register says the 35-year-old Cherokee is owned by Excel Flight Training of Lethbridge. "This has now evolved into quite a large search, involving a lot of assets".
When they emerged from talks, which went on for nearly an hour longer than scheduled, Macron said they'd had a "frank exchange" and both men stressed they had agreed on the need to move forward on divisive issues such as Syria and Ukraine.
The DUP only represents Northern Ireland , but it runs candidates for seats in the U.K. Parliament. Those values could come up in any power-sharing talks with the Conservatives . They have 10 seats in the Commons. May made the announcement after visiting Buckingham Palace earlier today (9 June), with DUP leader Arlene Foster .
But another prominent internal critic, former education secretary Nicky Morgan, said Mrs May should "carry on" and was "entitled" to see whether she can form an administration. "Equally, whilst the DUP is a pro-Brexit party, it will be very mindful of the economic and potential social risks that the establishment of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would bring".
She said: "I think I can not believe I'm the Roland Garros champion". World number 47 Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. That all added up to an up-for-grabs feeling, and Ostapenko seized the opportunity. Right from the start of the French Open final, Jelena Ostapenko made quite clear to anyone unfamiliar with her name, or her game, what she is all about.
She said she had been to see Her Majesty the Queen and "will form a government shortly and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country and through crucial Brexit discussions which begin in ten days". "As we do, we continue to work with our allies in the Democratic Unionist party in particular". "This will allow us to come together as a country and channel our energies towards a successful Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country, securing a new partnership with the ...
Washington, DC's Police Chief says a truck hit two police officers and a city employee in the city's Adams Morgan neighborhood on Thursday. The officers were riding their bikes near 18th Street and Columbia Road NW, when the white pickup truck crashed into them.
The European Parliament president stressed the importance of a "stable government" in the United Kingdom at the start of the Brexit negotiations, set to begin on June 19. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Mrs May to resign and allow him to form a minority administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve this country".
Four Arab countries which cut ties with Qatar this week over its alleged support of terrorism on Friday designated dozens of people with alleged links to Qatar as terrorists, intensifying a row that threatens the region's stability. Bahrain's Information Affairs Ministry said Thursday that those who do publish material sympathetic to Qatar "will be held responsible", without elaborating.
It now rates Qatar at Aa3 with a stable outlook, or seven notches above junk. "And its extremists ideology in terms of funding", he said. Just days earlier, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the UAE , Egypt , Yemen and Mauritania cut diplomatic ties , suspended transport and closed their borders with Qatar after alleging the emirate supported regional terror groups.
They entered Iran a year ago under the command of Abu Aisha al-Kurdi, a ringleader of the ISIS terrorist group to carry out terror attacks in Iran's religious cities, according to the ministry. The attacks have been claimed by Islamic State but Iranian hardliners believe that Saudi Arabia was behind the attacks, Omid Nouripour, the foreign affairs spokesman for the German Green Party, told German broadcaster RBB.
Stephen Gethins, the party's spokesman on Europe at Westminster, said Mrs May must rethink her Brexit plan after the snap General Election result on Thursday in which the Tories lost seats. With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, May's bruised Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority and well down from the 330 seats they had before May's roll of the electoral dice.
Qatar's foreign minister says that sanctions imposed upon his country violate worldwide law, calling the moves by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations an "unjust siege". With supply chains disrupted and anxiety mounting about economic turbulence, banks and firms in Gulf Arab states were trying to keep business links to Qatar open and avoid a costly firesale of assets.
Summary⎙ Print Iranian authorities linked the Islamic State attackers to a larger cell whose leader was killed by security forces a year ago. According to a statement by Iran's Intelligence Ministry , the attackers behind the first Islamic State (IS) bombing inside Iran's borders have been identified .
Kerr said the team had to get defence into the game , words that were not necessary as the Warriors built that 3-0 lead in the series. They dropped 49 points in the first quarter, 86 by halftime, and ended up with 137 for the game - all National Basketball Association records.
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele pinched the bridge of his nose and stared at the table as Constand gave the response. Cosby " said he was touching her breasts ", Gianni testified. "You're coming to the man that assaulted you and you're bringing him bath salts?" The defense questioning focused on the jumbled set of details she related to police in interviews .
Qatar is the site of the Al Udeid Air Base which is home to more than 11,000 USA military personnel and has been used in launching airstrikes against ISIS targets. Lavrov and his Qatar counterpart will take stock of diplomatic efforts to diffuse the crisis, according to Russian news agency Tass . Tillerson, too, faulted Qatar for allowing funds to flow to extremist groups, but in terms that were much less severe than Trump's.
She said she saw Ms May stand up to Ms Hill "only a handful of times ". He said: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme". Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will also stay where they are.
Trump refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped - a matter at the heart of conflicting accounts of what passed between them - and asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate showed collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice.
One more farmer died on June 8 with villagers alleging that he was beaten up in police custody. The Mandsaur Krishi Upaj Mandi, spread over 30 hectares of land on the outskirts of the town, saw a sharp dip in the arrival of farm produce on June 1, when the farmers' stir, demanding better price for their produce and a loan waiver, began in the state.
Comey said he felt uncomfortable with the nature of his personal meetings with Trump, including a private dinner at the White House . In his testimony , Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month, told senators that he arranged to have the memos he recorded of his private conversations with the president released by a friend to a news reporter to put pressure on the FBI to appoint a special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation.
It said the campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support, because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who chose to vote for Labour".
Mexico is now in negotiations with the European Union to modernize a free trade agreement they signed 20 years ago. Claiming that their gains have come at the expense of US manufacturers, Trump has repeatedly attacked Germany and Mexico over their trade surpluses.
Conway was in contention to head the civil division of the Justice Department, which would have given him responsibility for defending the travel ban in court. On Monday, Trump unveiled a proposal to privatize the air traffic control system. The revised ban is now in the hands of the United States Supreme Court, but Trump doesn't think it goes far enough.
A stony-faced May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, said on Friday the government would provide certainty and lead Britain in talks with the European Union to secure a successful Brexit deal. "As I reflect on the results I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward". "It's a bit of a mess", Peter Morgan, 35, said in London .
Austria are capable of causing us all sorts of problems so I think we have to be on the front foot if we can, but also be aware of their unsafe players". Keane confirmed that Jonathan Walters trained with the squad on Friday, putting to rest fears that the striker could miss the match due to a knee injury picked up against Uruguay.
On Friday, it announced it had captured the Sinjar military base, cutting the road between two cities that remain under Islamic State control west of Mosul , Tal Afar and Baaj, and getting closer to the Syrian border. The area - a warren of closely spaced buildings and narrow streets - has posed a significant challenge to Iraqi forces, which have surrounded it with a large number of civilians trapped inside.
In a video that appeared to have been recorded before the attack on Tehran , five masked fighters were shown threatening Shi'ites in Iran as well as the Saudi Arabian government saying their turn "will come". "Such acts will have no other result than to reinforce hatred for the U.S. government and its agents in the region, like the Saudi (government)", Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wrote in a message of condolence to the families of the dead.
He will file the complaint with the Justice Department's inspector general and also make a "submission" to the Senate's judiciary and intelligence committees about Mr Comey's testimony . "No I didn't say that", Trump stated abruptly, taking questions after meeting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. And he said multiple times that he choose to take detailed notes about his interactions with Trump because he anxious the White House and President would lie about them if he didn't.
The probability of a clean divorce from the European Union, a so-called "hard Brexit ", can play out in different ways. Any such arrangement would be fraught with political risk for May, fuelling uncertainty among businesses over what the final terms of Britain's departure from the European Union would look like, and how it will affect future trade with the bloc.
Even the repeated references to the commander in chief being a liar weren't much of a knock on his reputation, because that seems to be a given at this point-at least, no one there disagreed. Trump was referring to Comey's revelation that he had passed on to a friend a written memo he'd made detailing a meeting with Trump at the White House - and had asked a friend to give it to a reporter for the New York Times .