by | June 23, 2017 | 10:28

The President's tweet sparked immediate speculation about the future of the official, Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a memo recommending Comey be ousted and also later approved the appointment of a special counsel - Robert Mueller - to lead the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:24

The funeral for Otto Warmbier , 22, took place at his hometown high school, Wyoming High, in Cincinnati . Warmbier's father, Fred Warmbier, told a news conference last week that his son had flourished while at the high school. "I am grateful that Chairman Ed Royce has committed to marking up this important legislation soon, and look forward to having it debated in the House Foreign Affairs Committee".

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:24

The parliament changed its rules previous year to allow mothers to breastfeed in the chamber. "First time I've had to move a Senate motion while breastfeeding!" she tweeted after her remarks. They seem to enjoy having Alia around as much as she does. While she was praised on social media for paving the way for women to be allowed to breastfeed at work, some people weren't impressed.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:22

Heartbreak in OH on Thursday as more than 2,000 mourners helped Otto Warmbier's family say goodbye to their son, who died Monday just days after being returned from North Korea in a coma. According to the newspaper, the family will receive visitors at their home but will not be observing shiva, the visitation period that follows a Jewish funeral.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:21

Shooting experts say the fatal shot comes at a world-record distance of 11,316 feet, and underscores just how sophisticated military snipers are becoming. Joint Task Force troops are often tasked with sniper operations, hostage rescue and counterterrorism operations. Two snipers from Prince Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry scored the third and fourth longest shots in Afghanistan in 2002.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:17

This is the second such incident in two weeks. US officials said it remained uncertain as to who was operating the drones - Whether it was Shiite militia fighters, Syrian officers or Iranian advisers. Iran says it attacked IS fighters in eastern Syria with long-range missiles on Sunday. "Coalition forces killed Turki Bin'ali, the self-proclaimed "Grand Mufti" or chief cleric of ISIS in an air strike May 31 in Mayadeen, Syria", the coalition said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:08

He had arrived in OH on June 13 after being held for more than 17 months. Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times , published by the official People's Daily, said Chinese officials must be wary that Warmbier's death might push Washington to put greater pressure on Beijing.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:06

Sekulow said Trump is savvy on Twitter and reaches over 100 million people whenever he wants to get a message across on social media. Sekulow responded by citing what he called a "constitutional issue", with this situation, explaining that Trump had taken action to fire Comey partially based on recommendations from Rosenstein, and is now facing an investigation from the Department of Justice, because that's who Mueller reports to.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:02

United States officials identified the suspect, who is in custody and cooperating with investigators, as a 49- year-old Canadian resident from Quebec named Amor Ftouhi . Officials said the suspect was outside the Transportation Security Administration screening area at the time of the attack . "We had some incredible acts of heroism up there today", Gelios said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:57

As President Donald Trump celebrated Republican victories in two special congressional elections on Wednesday, one man who advised presidents from both parties warned the results "should be a wake-up call for Democrats " that Trump could be on his way to re-election in 2020.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:57

The new settlement is meant to house residents of the West Bank outpost of Amona after it was demolished in February. On the campaign trail, Mr Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Mr Obama. During their visit , the two are expected to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah. Since the 1993 peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, the number of settlement homes has increased more than threefold, threatening the viability of a two-state solution.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:51

The high point of the unfolding drama was Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar, who made a decision to play along with the Opposition bloc after dithering till the last moment and agreed only after much persuasion senior leaders.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:47

It is hoped other European leaders will follow the lead of PM May and French President Emmanuel Macron , who recently agreed on a cross-national effort to remove extremist material from the internet. But the Conservative leader, who is battling to retain her authority after losing her parliamentary majority in a snap vote, also put herself on a collision course with Brussels with the plans.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:48

President Donald Trump changed course on Qatar Wednesday, a day after praising a move by other Gulf nations to sever diplomatic relations with Doha, which hosts a U.S. government's preferred acronym for the group. But at the Pentagon, a spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, said only long-term military planning was affected.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:42

At least 258 militants, 65 soldiers and police and 26 civilians have been killed and more than 300,000 villagers have fled from Marawi and outlying towns. "They're all safe", said Padilla. The school has been cordoned off to clear the area of improvised explosive devices, added Padilla. Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters have been holding captive since Wednesday morning three families snatched amid firefights with barangay tanods in Pigcawayan town.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:38

Gearing up for the GST roll-out from from July 1, the Railways has appointed nodal officer in each state to ensure smooth transition into the new single tax regime. However, in the short term, there can be glitches like in any new technology but an attempt would be to bridge them at the earliest, he said. "Any transformation of this nature will have teething problems and require a transition period", he added.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:35

He said national police chief General Tito Karnavian ordered the country's elite counter-terrorism unit Densus 88 to increase monitoring of militant groups as the country ushers in the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Ramadan fasting month.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:37

A news release by the Pakistan military's public relations wing said Jadhav had "expressed remorse" over lives lost and damage caused by his actions and asked for mercy on "compassionate grounds". Basit further added that if the ICJ's decision is against Jadhav, he would still be able to appeal for clemency first to army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa and later to President Mamnoon Hussain.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:31

The fact pattern of the Russian Federation investigation so far is similar - and that's an investigation Comey says Trump had no interest in following closely. As long as Mueller's work continues Trump will operate under the specter of a criminal investigation. Coats and Rogers have so far refused to respond to Congress on whether they, at Trump's request, asked Comey to curtail the investigation of ousted National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:29

Following a transfer saga that has often seen those Egyptian and Italian reports out in front of journalists with ties to Liverpool , and with Salah preparing to fly in for said medical, there is a high likelihood that those reports are correct.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:23

Thurston sustained an injury in Wednesday night's Origin match, but forced the series into a decider after sealing a clutch conversion kick to give the Maroons the win late in the game. "Like Johnathan, he will be hard to replace but I'm confident that we have players in our system ready to make the step up". "I wanted to finish on a high this year with representative football.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:21

Orlando tabbed the prospect with perhaps the most upside in the class of 2017 with the sixth overall pick, hoping his combination of size, athleticism and shooting touch on the perimeter translates into a matchup nightmare on both ends of the floor.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:20

The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior panelling used in an extensive renovation completed past year may have been banned by United Kingdom rules. As NPR's Merrit Kennedy reported , the Grenfell Tower fire has aroused the ire of those who feel it was caused by corporate malfeasance and who feel Prime Minister Theresa May's government is not doing enough to respond.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:20

The Philippine government's response to the Pigcawayan attack should not place students and school administrators at unnecessary risk. Chief Insp. Realan Mamon, Pigcawayan police chief, said the group was led by one "Commander Agila". On Tuesday, the Philippine military bombed rebel positions and ground troops launched a renewed push against the militants holed up in Marawi City, as it aims end the fighting before the weekend Eid festival.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:20

However, Comey has not been involved in the investigation since he was sacked last month and the Justice Department named Robert Mueller as a special counsel to head up the Russian Federation investigation which appears to be widening its scope.