Recently ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from overseeing Mueller because he had worked on Trump's Republican campaign - a decision that infuriated Trump and led to Sessions resigning at the president's request. In a two-paragraph legal filing on Wednesday, Mueller offered a rare glimpse into the status of the probe and noted that former Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates is cooperating with prosecutors in several ongoing investigations.
She was a master at walking what Vox's Constance Grady calls the "First Lady Tightrope" - being effective without being threatening; supporting her husband while keeping up a separate identity - and that balancing act carries over to her memoir.
According a source who spoke to the news outlet, which said it had a copy of a criminal complaint, all three are expected to face charges of conspiracy and theft by deception for working together to create the ruse. McClure and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico then set up a GoFundMe page to help Bobbitt, raising almost $400,000 from well-wishers. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina is planning a news conference Thursday afternoon.
The Trump administration will not require North Korea to provide a list of its nuclear weapons and missile sites to the United States before President Trump meets Kim Jong Un for the second time, according to a report. He felt that India's contribution in ensuring this would be important. PM Modi also reminded the United States vice-president that in one way or another all the traces and all the leads in global terror attacks ultimately lead to a "single source and single place of origin", ...
What's more, the security forces responsible for atrocities have yet to be held to account. Suu Kyi brushed off Pence's comments. He said the treatment of the Rohingya was "indefensible". Earlier on Tuesday, a senior official of the United Nations refugee agency Volker Turk said conditions in Rakhine state were not yet conducive for Rohingya to return, citing restrictions on their movement and lack of political rights including citizenship.
On Sunday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a major US ally, to agree to peace talks, while the UK's foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt , is in Saudi Arabia on Monday to try and press King Salman and Prince Mohammed to support efforts to end the hostilities.
Saudi Arabia Thursday called for the death penalty against five people accused of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, but absolved the crown prince of any blame. Khashoggi had been living in self-imposed exile in the United States since previous year. But he effectively exonerated Saudi's de-facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman by laying ultimate blame for Khashoggi's killing at the feet of two lesser officials.
Islamists have threatened to stir up protest in Pakistan if Bibi is permitted to leave. "While speculation is rife about the safety of Bibi and her family, there are larger conversations at stake regarding the protection of Pakistan's tiny Christian minority", CNN noted, adding, "The country's strict blasphemy laws are a topic of great sensitivity in Pakistan; accusations of blasphemy have seen a surge in mob violence and lynchings in pockets of the country".
Following his representation of Julie Swetnick for her allegations against Kavanaugh, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said in October that he was referring Avenatti and Swetnick to the Justice Department. Avenatti is also mulling a 2020 presidential run. Mr. Avenatti physically showed up five minutes later and was running after the woman, yelling at her.
The mayor of Paradise said that only 10 to 20 percent of homes in the town were left standing. Another 35 people had been reported missing and three firefighters had been injured. "The preliminary investigation revealed that the victims were located in vehicles that were overcome by the Camp Fire", said a statement by the Butte County Sheriff's Department, adding that they had yet to be identified.
In an Instagram post, the star can be seen standing in front of a burnt out auto, which he captioned: "Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating". A smaller blaze in Southern California , the Hill Fire, was 75 percent contained, officials said. Surviving Malibu mansions stood in stark contrast to an utterly blackened landscape.
Crews have managed to carve containment lines around 30 percent of the Camp Fire perimeter, an area encompassing 117,000 acres of scorched, smoldering terrain. The wildfire is about 47 percent contained and burned several hundred more acres as firefighters entered their seventh day contending with the blaze.
Trump lit into Macron Tuesday over his suggestion for a European defense force, French tariffs on USA wine and even Macron's approval ratings. "He was just trying to get onto another subject", Trump said , appearing to reference Macron's push for a European military.
Speaking to a press conference Sunday at the Zhuhai air show, Chinese air force deputy commander Lieutenant General Xu Anxiang revealed a three-step roadmap toward renovating the country's aerial military capabilities, as the official China Military Online reported.
Rick Scott , are increasingly turning to the courts in an effort to shape a broader fight over the scope of the count and, eventually, final recount . "If someone in this lawsuit or someone in this county has evidence of voter fraud or irregularities at the supervisor's office, they should report it to their local law enforcement officer", Tuter said.
That includes his own network's lawyers, which filed a brief supporting CNN's lawsuit on behalf of Acosta. A group of other news organizations, including Fox News , NBC News, the New York Times , the Washington Post and two wire services - AP and Bloomberg - also said they would file a joint amicus brief in support of CNN on Wednesday.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has taken a firm stance against the caravan, which began its journey north on October 13 and briefly clashed with security forces in the south of Mexico early on its route. So far they've kept busy by setting up camp and affixing concertina and barbed wire along border fences. Trump's Friday order means that migrants will have to present themselves at US ports of entry to qualify for asylum and follow other rules unveiled on Thursday that ...
She added, "One of the things that I admire so much about Leader Pelosi is that she comes from a space of activism and organizing and so I think she really appreciates civic engagement and really what I'm here to do is just to support the folks that are here".
Netanyahu defended his strategy and said: "Our enemies begged for a ceasefire". Their discovery set off a battle that led to the deaths of seven Palestinian militants, including a Hamas commander, and an Israeli officer, and triggered the heaviest barrage of rockets fired from Gaza since a 2014 war.
Bolton said two rounds of unilateral USA sanctions introduced by President Donald Trump in August and most recently on Monday had had a "quite significant" effect on the Iranian economy and the country's actions overseas. The U.S. introduced a second package of unilateral sanctions against Tehran aimed at restricting the export of Iranian oil on November 5. "The reinstated sanctions will further erode Iran's economic stature despite its claims of resilience".
Which is very handy indeed. People who've heard a recording of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi's murder don't believe it implicates Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, U.S. The phone call was in Arabic and reported translations have Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, a security officer with connections to Crown Prince MBS - and one of 15 Saudis in Istanbul, Turkey , during Khashoggi's murder - saying the phrases "tell your boss" and "the deed is done", the Times reported.
Amnesty International said on Tuesday that it had withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Suu Kyi, accusing her of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence against the Rohingya. "Without acknowledgement of the horrific crimes against the community, it is hard to see how the government can take steps to protect them from future atrocities", Naidoo said.
He added in his tweet , "I will be the first to let you know if things go bad!" The New York Times quotes Victor Cha, one of the principals behind the CSIS report , as saying that work on the estimate 20 nuclear facilities has continued on despite diplomatic efforts and Trump's assertion that "there is no longer a nuclear threat"-making them more unsafe than ever before".
There were increases in attacks motivated by racial bias (59.6% of incidents), religious bias (20.6%), and because of a victim's sexual orientation (15.8%). "That begins with leaders from all walks of life and from all sectors of society forcefully condemning anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hate whenever it occurs".
Turning to the U.S. policies, de Villepin said, "US government is seeking unilateralism and destroying the organizations which were formed after the World War II". Falih responded that Saudi Arabia has been giving Washington and other customers "100 percent of what they asked for". The only support for the USA position has come from Iran's regional rivals, notably Saudi Arabia and Israel.
After President Donald Trump's planned trip to Aisne Marne American Cemetery, an event to honor American casualties from World War I, was canceled, it set off a firestorm of liberals pouncing and seizing on the decision. "They died with their face to the foe and that pathetic inadequate @realDonaldTrump couldn't even defy the weather to pay his respects to the Fallen", Soames wrote on Twitter.
Among topics included in Mueller's line of questions is a June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr., other members of Trump's campaign team and a group of Russians, Reuters reported. He said he gave investigators two computers, a cellphone and access to his email accounts and tweets. "That's my crime, and now I'm going to go to prison for the rest of my life for cooperating with them".
U.S. President Donald Trump is under pressure from his wife to fire his deputy national security adviser over what two sources close to the White House said was the way Melania Trump's trip to Africa was handled. Asked about the reports, Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham issued a extraordinarily frank statement. Kelly may be replaced with Nick Ayers, who is now chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, the report added.
Downing Street stated that May had told her ministers that progress had been made, although there were "small number of outstanding issues as the United Kingdom pushes for the best text". Brexit deal: Has Theresa May delivered a deal? Its support isn't guaranteed: May is under pressure from pro-Brexit ministers not to make further concessions to the European Union on the key issue of the Irish border.
While talks on the ASEAN-centered trade accord stumble along, the 11 countries that have remained in the Trans-Pacific Partnership are preparing to inaugurate their revised trade deal. "I still hope we can hold talks based on mutual respect, balance and mutual benefits to resolve the issue". China and ASEAN agreed in August on a working text to continue long drawn-out negotiations over the code of conduct.
Councilman Jefferson "Zuma Jay" Wagner was injured while trying to save his home, which burned down, Councilman Skylar Peak told reporters Sunday. "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor".
It will be windy tomorrow with north winds at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Sunny, with a high near 41. Be sure to grab a coat out-the-door, as wind chills are now in the 20's and the breeze continues from the northwest. Mostly cloudy Friday with a slight chance for spotty pockets of rain or snow. Skies clear tonight and temperatures will plummet to 17°, not a record low (11°) but frigid enough.
Former ABC White House correspondent Sam Donaldson said Sunday that CNN has sued the Trump administration - and that he has been asked to submit an affidavit - although the cable network said no decision has been reached. Acosta then tried to pose a question about "pipe bombs" before he was again interrupted by another outburst. "This is that White House intern who tried to grab the mic from Jim- no, you can not just take my pencil".
Middle East envoy. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged all sides to exercise maximum restraint. The New York Times reports the clash is "the first known Israeli ground incursion into Gaza since Operation Protective Edge , in July 2014, set off a seven-week war".
Later, Riyadh conceded Khashoggi was killed in a premeditated murder, but that the murder was an unplanned "rogue operation". His discussions in NY with Assiri and other Saudi officials were reported last month by The Daily Beast. "I voiced some things about his incompetence.to the [Saudi] king", Erdogan said, adding that Otaibi was recalled from Istanbul after Erdogan's conversation with Saudi Arabia's King Salman .