by | July 23, 2017 | 11:55

He also signed off a separate effort by the USA military to support other Syrian rebel groups with air strikes, according to the Post . Speaking at the annual Security Forum, the Central Intelligence Agency director said he was not sure of Russia's intentions to defeat the Islamic State terrorist organisation (banned in Russia ).

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:38

He was a bad senator, he was a awful choice for this job and I believe the country would be much better off if he quit. Trump , also, attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the first cabinet member he announced . On the issue of Mueller, Trump was asked if the special counsel were to investigate his finances or Trump family finances - a direction that by now has become apparent - would that cross a red line.

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:29

Donald Trump went on a almost two-hour-long Twitter rant Saturday morning to complain about everything and nothing, hitting topics as diverse as "the Failing New York Times ", Anthony Scaramucci's history of disparaging comments about his new boss, and Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III - who Trump is clearly still mad at.

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:54

But the couple say there is new evidence and want Mr Justice Francis, who in April ruled in favour of Great Ormond Street and said Charlie should be allowed to die with dignity, to carry out a fresh analysis of their case. Keir Starmer, the constituency MP for the hospital, said: "The staff at the hospital work tirelessly and with total dedication". The British parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard have been told by a hospital lawyer that the results of their son's latest brain scans ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:27

Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, echoed the Republicans' statement, saying, the bill "will hold Russian Federation and Iran accountable for their destabilizing actions around the world". Negotiators from the House and Senate have come to an agreement on Russian Federation sanctions after securing overwhelming support in the Senate but stalling in the House .

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:13

Trump could soon face a decision: veto the bill - a move that would fuel accusations that he is doing the bidding of President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation - or sign legislation imposing sanctions his administration abhors. The bill is also paired with sanctions against Iran and North Korea, which could leave Trump torn if able to veto - though his administration does not want to lose control over sanctions against Russia , Trump has called for tougher sanctions against both Iran ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:55

The legislation also requires the president to seek congressional authority for loosening sanctions, essentially forcing President Donald Trump - and all future presidents - to continue enforcing sanctions against Russian Federation until Congress decides otherwise.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:52

So far Pakistan hasn't curbed its military cooperation with the U.S. over the fact that the money they're promised for doing so always seems to come up short. Mattis' decision affects $50 million that was previously earmarked for Pakistan . However, Pakistan had already received $550m of the $900m reimbursement the country was authorised in 2016.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:42

Politico cites congressional sources who said the package, which punishes Russian Federation for its meddling in last year's US presidential election, is missing a key inclusion the White House requested. "A almost united Congress is poised to send President Putin a clear message on behalf of the American people and our allies, and we need President Trump to help us deliver that message", said Sen.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:29

The Washington Post reports that Trump has inquired about his authority to pardon aides, relatives or even himself. US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr ., son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have been asked to appear before US Senate committees next week to answer questions about the campaign's alleged connections to Russian Federation, officials said on Wednesday.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:11

It was a "tough, tough decision" but "absolutely not a sop to the Russians", Thomas said at a forum in Aspen, Colorado. The Post said President Donald Trump made the decision almost a month ago after a meeting with Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor H.R.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:08

The senators said last week they would issue subpoenas if the witnesses did not produce the required documents. Both men face questions about attending a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 that was described to Trump emails as part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:01

The New Zealand Defence Force deployed about 140 troops to help relief efforts, sandbagging vulnerable areas and using trucks to reach stranded motorists. Lisa Dorahy from the suburb of St Clair in Dunedin said her family was evacuated from their home by police at 9am on Saturday morning after a night of torrential rain and gusty winds caused a significant piece of the hillside to collapse opposite their home.

by | July 23, 2017 | 06:28

Sessions has denied discussing campaign issues with Russian officials and has said he only met Kislyak in his role of US senator. In his tweet, Trump was referring to former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , whom the president fired over his handling of the Russian Federation probe.

by | July 23, 2017 | 05:56

Government officials told the Washington Post that Trump's decision to stop the programme reflected his interest in finding ways to cooperate with Russian Federation. Meanwhile in Lebanon, a mediator was killed in a second day of fighting between Hizballah forces and extreme Islamic forces on July 22 in the Jurud Arsal area near the border with Syria, officials said.

by | July 23, 2017 | 05:51

The Army sergeant first class, 34-year-old Ikaika Erik Kang , allegedly tried to offer classified military information to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents whom he believed to be ISIS affiliates. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang also allegedly attempted to provide military equipment and training to undercover agents disguised as ISIS affiliates.

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:54

The first aftershock, of 4.4 magnitude, hit the island about 8 p.m. local time and was followed 16 minutes later by a 4.6-magnitude tremor, the Athens Geodynamics Institute reported. They slept in parks, in their cars, or on beach and swimming pool loungers. Rescuers were checking for trapped people inside houses after the quake struck in the middle of the night.

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:44

They indicated that the public testimony would take place the following Wednesday. Goldstone had told Trump Jr. that Agalarov had incriminating information about Hillary Clinton that he wanted to pass on. Trump". In video interview with Russian state-funded news network RT on Tuesday, Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya - another individual who is confirmed to have been in attendance at the June 9 meeting - is willing to testify in front of the Senate.

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:37

Simpson will be released in October. During questioning, Simpson told the Nevada board that he has often mediated conflict among inmates, during his time in prison. Fromong said Simpson deserved to be released. "It's time to give him a second chance", he said. "I'd just like to get back to my family and friends - believe it or not, I do have some real friends - and I tried to be helpful to everybody".

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:20

After passing in the Senate, the legislation appeared to stall in the House of Representatives, worrying some Republicans that the White House's efforts to water down the legislation were working and could make the USA seem soft on Russian Federation.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:54

The newspaper quoted current and former USA officials who cited intelligence intercepts of Mr Kislyak's version of the encounter to his superiors. "And I think the same would happen to Trump; he'd be engulfed if he tried to", Krauthammer said .

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:39

But Abbas has not only done nothing to end terror emanating from the Palestinian Authority, he has elected to freeze all contact with Israel at "all levels" in response to the decision to increase security at the Temple Mount with new metal detectors following the murder of two police officers in a terrorist attack there a week ago Friday.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:28

Vosotros, whose only game was against Taipei's White team, also connected four triples off the bench, including back-to-back treys that were part of his 10 straight points when he entered the game midway in the third frame. Gilas, which is now in fourth with their 2-2 slate, was initially behind by 11 points, 18-29, in the second quarter. "But we have very able players, ready to step in and respond", Reyes added.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:24

U.S. President Donald Trump praising outgoing press secretary Sean Spicer lashed out against the media claiming that the latter suffered "tremendous abuse" at the hands of the "fake media". The White House said he will officially take over the role on August 15. Scaramucci also deleted tweets critical of Trump's policy positions. "So if the president says it, let me do more research on it, but my guess is that there's probably some level of truth to that", he said.

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:58

Collins, who has posted just a single top-10 finish all year, is now down in 170th spot in the FedEx Cup standings having survived only five 36-hole cuts this season. 18, finishing with another par . He was 4 under with five holes to play. "I saw the 15 (under par ) before I even teed off and I was 11 back and now I'm four back, so I'll take it".