He was the USA attorney in Manhattan who in 2003 charged Martha Stewart with obstructing justice in a stock trade investigation. "I will tell you, I didn't say that", he told ABC News' chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl about the Flynn investigation claims.
Sessions in March stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with Kislyak. "It's unacceptable that Sessions - the top law enforcement official in the country - can not name his legal basis for evading questions", Harris tweeted after he questioning concluded.
I am sad to confirm that we now know there have been fatalities and more than fifty people have been taken to hospitals including Royal Free, King's St. So I stretched and I said to one of them: "Officer, what is going on?'". Another witness, who only gave her first name, Hanan, told ABC News that she managed to escape from the building's ninth floor, but she said was anxious about her brother, Abdul Aziz, and his family, who were on the 26th floor.
And he joked that congressman Steve Scalise , also wounded in the attack, "is likely really frustrated that he's not going to be able to play in the baseball game". "And I know this House wants to state unequivocally that we are, as ever, awed by the tremendous bravery of the Capitol Police". He said the two officers were in surgery on Wednesday afternoon.
Mo Brooks recounted horrific details from the shooting Wednesday in which House Majority Leader Steve Scalise and a number of others were wounded by a gunman apparently wielding a rifle . Local police probing the multiple shooting said they have taken a suspect into custody . Rep. Jeff Flake , R-Ariz., told CNN Scalise was fielding balls on second base, when they suddenly heard a loud shot.
He had the hardest hit ball of the Statcast era, measured at 121.9 miles per hour when it left the bat. That home run went very far, 14 feet longer than the longest homer previously hit in 2017. "He definitely fits with these guys, and he's playing good baseball". "With a base open and Bud being able to move the ball and spin it, you're hoping you can get (Judge) to expand a little bit".
Jeanne Shaheen. She asked about news reports suggesting that President Donald Trump was already thinking about "terminating" Robert Mueller from his position as special counsel. The appearances, however, are likely to be overshadowed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' public appearance at a Senate intelligence committee hearing.
President Donald Trump is predicting that former FBI Director James Comey's " leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible". Former FBI Director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington .
Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had a different reason for not answering certain questions: It's how such matters have been handled in the Justice Department for years. SESSIONS: Well, you let me qualify it. He also assured the panel that he would not boot independent counsel Robert Mueller, though he admitted that decision might not be up to him .
A possible North Korean drone took numerous photos of a new USA missile defense site located in South Korea before crashing near the demilitarized zone between the two countries, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. North Korea has long opposed Seoul's decision to deploy the Thaad missile shield. North Korea has all but rejected a visit by a private organization to the isolated country for the goal of donating materials under the approval of the South Korean government.
On March 17, Moody, Baker and a third man broke out through the air vents, according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office. Goodnight and Irvin, who is facing a first-degree murder charge, were traveling together. Sonny Baker, 41, was arrested Wednesday morning by Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies, a Lincoln County dispatcher confirmed. Dougherty said he is meeting with contractors about sealing the opening.
Alia said she is paid about $173 a month, which is as much as 40 percent lower than similar Chinese factories, which also supply clothing to G-III. Last month , while working undercover to investigate conditions in the Chinese factory where Ivanka's shoe line is produced, two activists went missing, and one other has been detained .
Scalise was shot in the incident, along with multiple congressional staffers. "He's shooting back across the in field at the man with the rifle". Rep. "I am grateful for the swift response from our first responders-including the U.S. Capitol Police and the Alexandria City Police Department-whose bravery helped save many lives".
I've seen someone flashing their torches at the top level and they obviously can't get out". More than 200 firefighters were sent to tackle the fire at the 27-storey Grenfell Tower which was reported just after 1.15am this morning. She left with all six of them. Samira Lamrani told Britain's Press Association she saw a woman try to save the baby by dropping it from a window "on the ninth or 10th floor".
It was the first time in National Basketball Association history that the same two teams have contested the finals for three straight years. Durant won the Finals MVP award after averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 1.6 blocks for the series.
A right-wing group protesting Islamic law, or Sharia law , clashed with counter demonstrators in Seattle , Minneapolis and other cities. Harris Zafar, director of outreach for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Portland, published an op-ed in the Huffington Post Friday arguing the movement is based on a gross misinterpretation of Sharia law.
His highly anticipated testimony came less than a week after former FBI Director James Comey sat in the same hot seat. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., of stonewalling , Sessions disagreed and said, "I'm following historic policies of the Department of Justice ".
Paul said he "wasn't sure where the shots were coming from". Paul said he felt lucky Capitol Hill police were present and that they prevented a "massacre". Congressman Scott Taylor, who also was not at the baseball practice, expressed gratitude to members of U.S. Capitol Police as part of a tweet he sent Wednesday.
According to Paul, the tragedy could have been a "massacre" if Capitol Police officers had not been present. "He was a sitting duck". Capitol police officers had been providing security at the ball field only because of the presence of Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, Paul added.
Multiple congressman at the scene in Alexandria, Va., said Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., was among those wounded. "I am grateful for the fearless response from Capitol Police and first responders and am praying for the recovery of my friend Steve Scalise and the victims of today's attack".
For some, the Warriors' second championship in three years was a celebration of handsome, flawless basketball brought to life. That stung ever since, and even Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City.
The Attorney General tried to escape the hearing without major political damage. How was Sessions involved with Trump's foreign policy team? But the same official argued claiming privilege on a hearing without knowing the scope would not comply with "how the process works".
It remains unclear if the man DeSantis spoke to was the shooter. As the lawmakers were approaching their vehicle, "there was a guy that walked up to us that was asking whether it was Republicans or Democrats out there". "There was no one that was obviously walking around with a rifle". Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) appeared on "Fox & Friends" this morning to to react to the shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia that left Rep.
According to the sheriff, Rowe and Dubose are "dangerous beyond description". "Please keep the families of our officers in your thoughts and prayers", Jeal Salter, the spokeswoman, said in an email . However, Sills later said police have not confirmed they were in the store. One of the suspects is believed to have shot and killed both guards , according to a statement from Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told ABC News in a telephone interview that he was in the batting cage when he heard gunshots. Michael L. Brown wouldn't identify them or give their conditions. "All of a sudden we heard a very loud shot". "[Scalise] was dragging his body away from second base to get away from the shooter", Brooks said of the moments following the attack, which he witnessed from a nearby deck.
He called accusations of collusion " an appalling and detestable lie " and derided the suggestion last week by Comey that there were "problematic" issues that forced Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe. But Sessions said he had concerns about Comey's job performance even before he was confirmed, and that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed it and "we both agreed that a fresh start at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was probably the best ...
On entering the residence, officials uncovered many more bags of the meth-laced lollipops as well as molds used to make them. Investigators were shocked Monday when a standard burglary call led to the arrest of two people caught robbing an alleged meth dealer's house of drug-filled lollipops and other sweets in the Spring area, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.
Mitch Moreland, who hit a solo home run in the second inning, singled high off the Green Monster that sent Bogaerts to third. Sam Gaviglio will start game three and is 2-1 with a 2.79 ERA and 19 strikeouts this season. An RBI single by Jorge Polanco chased Bergman. Rosario then crushed Bergman's next pitch for a 410-foot homer to right. "Things got away from us".
The president insists Mr Comey lied in parts of his testimony . Trump added, "I hardly know the man; I'm not going to ask him to pledge allegiance". "That is a very big deal", he said, "and not just because it involves me". Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and several committee members of each party also wrote a letter to Richman, requesting Comey's memos, according to The Hill.
That tweet also states the reward is expected to increase. The sheriff's office did not say which of the two inmates fired the shots. "The selflessness and courage of these two fearless souls will not be forgotten, nor will their sacrifice and service".
Today is Flag Day, which marks the formal adoption of the nation's flag on June 14, 1777, by the Second Continental Congress. Most versions of Flag Day's founding credit a Fredonia, Wis., teacher named BJ Cigrand with inspiring the day after he instructed his students to observe what he called "Flag Birthday".
Southeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Friday should be mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Afternoon high temperatures will be around 88 degrees. You might also be interested in. . After a hot and humid Sunday , meteorologists are expecting more of the same before a slightly cooling pattern.
Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting at a state liquor store in Hampton, the Attorney General's Office announced Tuesday. MacDonald said an "encounter" occurred in front of the liquor store, where "one or two of the troopers discharged their weapons".
But in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from The Wall Street Journal , the agency said it did not have any such records for the Trump administration. Since his ominous tweet, Trump has repeatedly refused to confirm or deny whether those tapes exist. At Monday's briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer kept alive hope that such recordings might exist.
The University of Virginia confirmed that the 22-year-old student is in a coma . The 22-year-old is now being treated in hospital after the flight carrying him landed in OH on Tuesday. They also said they are grateful he "will finally be with people who love him". Officials involved in securing Warmbier's release told The Washington Post that it had nothing to do with Rodman's trip to Pyongyang, calling it a "bizarre coincidence" that might have been a deliberate ploy from North Korea ...
That administration was former President Barack Obama's administration, which denied Comey the ability to say Clinton was under criminal investigation so that FBI talking points would match Clinton campaign talking points. Comey said the directive, which came amid an open investigation, "gave me a queasy feeling". Trump wrote: "The Fake News Media has never been so wrong or so dirty".
Sessions previously offered to resign because of tensions with Trump over his recusal decision. He also said he hasn't spoken to special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russian investigation. John McCain (R-Ariz.) as she questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his testimony Tuesday. "We have now heard from six of the eight Democrats on this committee - and, to my knowledge, I don't think a single one of them asked that question".
After his dismissal, Comey leaked shocking details of a series of meetings with Trump , in which the president allegedly asked for Comey's "loyalty" and suggested that he shelve an FBI investigation into Trump's national security adviser.
When he was asked about this, Comey said he wasn't "Captain Courageous" during this, or other meetings with President Trump . And in what Mr. Comey described as a pivotal conversation, where he perceived the President was suggesting that the investigation of General Flynn be dropped, Comey said nothing.
After the hearing, the president's personal lawyer issued a statement rejecting much of Mr Comey's allegations. In his hearing, Comey outlined out how Trump had asked him to drop the investigation into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .
Trump celebrates his 71st birthday on Wednesday and got his gift a few days early. Barron was also spotted wearing New Balance shoes and a $30 J. Crew T-shirt that reads, " The Expert ". "#Movingday", the first lady tweeted Sunday evening after she and Barron arrived at the White House with Trump. Aside from Barron, President Trump has four older children from his two ex-wives - Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany.
Rosenstein also said that having made political contributions "is not a disqualification" from working for the special counsel leading the Russian Federation investigation. House Speaker Paul Ryan made it clear he doesn't agree with some who are urging President Donald Trump to fire the Justice Department's special counsel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election.
Any suggestion to the contrary, he said , was "an appalling and detestable lie " and "secret innuendo". - Sen. Ron Wyden to Sessions . But he denied an alleged third encounter with Kislyak , at an April 27, 2016 reception for Trump at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington .
In the wake of reports that the president might be contemplating firing special counsel Bob Mueller-and growing criticism of Mueller from Trump allies-Sessions said he has "confidence" in the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
He is said to have made the comments during a meeting with women's rights activists about security in Afghanistan . May 31 Kabul truck bombing was the worst attack in 2017, making it one of the deadliest attacks in the Afghan capital since the ouster of the Taliban in 2001.
Three hours of video taken from surveillance footage inside the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house was also shown publicly for the first time during the hearing. During the party, he rolls off the couch multiple times despite the males taking measures to restrict his movement, and Piazza is seen stumbling and falling again and again.
Brinkman was Facebook acquaintances with the mother. According to reports, the 45-year-old man is suspected in the homicides of five people , who authorities identified as Rogell E. However, her daughters did not have any obvious injuries. Before Brinkman was arrested, officers said they were attempting to contain him and persuade him to give himself up peacefully.
Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) site located in Seongju. "The two heads of state will exchange their views on ways to further develop the Korea-U.S. The announcement followed reports that South Korean President Moon Jae-in was furious after learning four additional THAAD launchers had been brought into the country and stored at a U.S.
The Times article - "Later in the dinner, Mr. Trump again said to Mr. Comey that he needed his loyalty". While Krauthammer said that he didn't think the testimony put Trump in "any legal jeopardy", that "he's got trouble" in an investigation that is out of his control.
Comey said he had hoped releasing the information via the media would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to handle the Russian Federation probe, a ploy that ultimately proved successful. The claim came in response to reports, since confirmed, that Comey himself had kept detailed notes on those discussions in which, he alleges, Trump demanded a pledge of loyalty and pressed the then-FBI director to pull off on an investigation into Trump's former national security advisor Michael ...