May's co-chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, handed in their resignations on Saturday following the disastrous election, called by May to strengthen her position ahead of talks to leave the European Union, but which in the end left her weakened.
They single out Qatar to settle scores with them over other issues, but dress up the score-settling as counter-terrorism and Trump believes it without question. The Qatari Embassy in Washington did not respond to a request for comment. The move by several Arab countries to break-off diplomatic relations with Qatar has triggered " a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Arab world ", Lavrov said following the Saturday meeting.
Comey's one-on-one dinner with Trump on January 27, in which the president asked for his loyalty, occurred just after the White House was briefed on the investigation of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn . But Comey later said he took the president's assertion as akin to a command. Legal analysts have said previously that there was reason to believe Trump might have obstructed justice - both in asking him to shut down the probe into Flynn and then, later, in firing Comey .
All three men were shot dead by police within eight minutes of receiving a 999 call. But as a former interior minister, May's record on security is also under scrutiny - police numbers were reduced every year under her watch and as Home Secretary she oversaw the domestic intelligence agency, MI5.
Qatar and Iran cooperate because they share the largest underwater natural gas field in the world. Qatar denies funding extremist groups . It helped free members of its own royal family from captivity by Shiite terrorists in Iraq. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today sought the Centre's intervention to ensure safety of 6.5 lakh Indians, including Keralites, residing in Qatar following recent developments in the Middle East .
Gerard Vowls, 47, said he saw a woman repeatedly stabbed, and threw chairs, glasses and bottles at the attackers in a bid to stop them. Police have foiled 18 terror plots since 2013 and arrest around one person every day in counter-terror raids, Ms Dick said.
Brown said he would also explore the possibility of integrating California and Chinese provincial carbon trading systems. "He cites entirely all the most, perhaps, extreme cost analyses of what this will cost us, but none of the costs of what climate change will cost us, and none of the benefits of what many people say a new green economy will bring to us, as well".
The country, she said , is prepared to "aggressively participate in the worldwide climate governance". Climate change , or global warming, refers to the damaging effect of gases, or emissions, released from industry, transportation, agriculture and other areas into the atmosphere.
He told LBC: "I am more for Corbyn than for May for exactly the opposite of what Quentin says". Their poll lead shrank. A new survey by YouGov for The Times suggests Labour is just three points behind, a gap that could result in no party having a majority.
The Kremlin on Friday said it regretted new sanctions against North Korea by the United States that include Russian firms and a company director. The council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution that put North Korea's suspected spy chief, 13 other officials and four entities on the United Nations sanctions blacklist, hitting them with a global travel ban and an assets freeze.
It's the first time in National Basketball Association history that two teams will face off for a third straight season, and this year the Warriors come with some added firepower with the signing of the century: Kevin Durant . According to ESPN , Durant could take less money than the potential max extension that he could have earned in order to keep other players with the Warriors .
Whether she was the Wonder Woman in the comics I was reading or Lynda Carter's Wonder Woman I saw on television, I identified with her! Anticipation kicked into high gear a year ago when the bracelet-wearing warrior, played by Israeli actress Gal Gadot , first appeared in " Batman v Superman ".
The challenge was to see if the guys are "husband material" by making them change diapers , use a vacuum, and more. Guys are eliminated at each section of the obstacle course, and it comes down to Whaboom and Pit Bull Pretty Boy Kenny at the end.
The so-called two-state solution - meaning an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel - has always been the basis of U.S. policy but Trump suggested in February he was no longer wedded to it. And their demands are humane and just. "If he does not keep his promise", said Staver, "it will be a sign of weakness to the enemies of Israel and will embolden them against Israel ".
Turkey rightly considers the group an offshoot of the revolutionary, Communist-inspired Kurdistan Workers Party , or PKK, which has carried out a 30-year-long civil war in Turkey and has always been designated a terrorist organization by Turkey, NATO and the United States.
He also ridiculed the $110 billion arms deal the United States and Saudi Arabia announced during Trump's visit , suggesting it was Saudi Arabia's way of making amends for the September 11 attacks. The tensions with Iran that Trump is tapping into on his first foray overseas run deep. That refrain echoed the Saudi King Salman's description of the Iranian government as "the tip of the spear of global terrorism".
From this, it seems that Trump will fight against the Iranian Regime, their spread of terrorism, and their abuse of their own people. In the days before President Hassan Rouhani's re-election victory in Iran this weekend, a video of one of his old speeches circulated on social media.
Once more , he will likely be received warily, a president who ran on a campaign of "America First" with suggestions of disentangling the United States from worldwide pacts, now engaged in two days of pomp and policy with the leaders of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Canada.
Republicans may have a touch of tunnel vision, suggests Robert Blendon, who follows the politics of health care at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The AHCA, as passed by the House, would tend to increase such premiums before 2020 compared with those under the PPACA--by an average of approximately 20% in 2018 and 5% in 2019 as the funding provided by the AHCA to reduce premiums had a larger effect on pricing.
The Muslim calendar is based on the cycle of the moon, but the Gregorian calendar is based on the Sun. However, it is always a 30-day-long tradition. Ramadan begins May 27 this year. "It's like regiments for athletes", Muhammad said. In Europe, the European Council of Fatwa and Research have also decided that May 27 will be the start of Ramadan.
FOLKENFLIK: He certainly saw it that way. Roger Ailes' death shook the Fox News community. Sherman: Federal prosecutors as we speak are subpoenaing documents and records to look at whether Ailes and Fox News broke laws in the way he ran Fox to serve his personal agenda.
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the Philippines would not leave the tariff-free trade arrangement with the bloc although the trade incentive came with its own set of conditions. "For those who are peace loving just like me, I don't want trouble", Duterte said. "I don't want anything to do with the U.S. and I want them to stop telling me what to do".
Some of these storms will be severe with all modes of severe possible. Southwest and Central Kansas is apparently in the bullseye for severe weather later today, including tornadoes, large hail and damaging thunderstorm winds. Stay tuned to 13 WREX for the latest updates, or use our Interactive Radar to stay weather aware. The highest threat for heavy rain will generally be south of US 36.
In addition, instead of the federal government's reimbursing states for Medicaid expenses for each person, states can turn the money into a "block grant", which would cut the program still further by enabling states to kick people off Medicaid coverage, charge premiums, and cut benefits for children.
The two presidents' statements also didn't touch on another key Turkey-related issue: the extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen. Mr Trump was painting the US-led fight against ISIL - which in Syria relied heavily on Kurdish forces that Turkey labels terrorists - as floundering, and promising a change of strategy.
There were some shots from in close, there were hit posts, but there were no goals. A series of unlikely and freakish events can conspire to lead a largely unheralded team to a surprising Stanley Cup title. The Penguins answered the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round and the Capitals in the second with similar styles of play. "When they scored their goal, nothing changed on the bench", said Boucher.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by airstrikes from the USA -led coalition, are on a multi-pronged offensive, clashing with militants northeast and northwest of Raqqa.
The Senators wasted little time in overtime and Kyle Turris scored 6:28 into the extra period to give the Senators the series lead and one victory away from the 2017 Eastern Conference Championship. "They had chances and a lot of them", forward Mark Stone said. Whatever got past the defense was stopped by Anderson. "That's what special players do", Stone said of Karlsson.
Andrew McCabe, who was the FBI's deputy director, has now become its acting head after Donald Trump ousted Mr Comey earlier this week. The firing of James Comey has come under huge scrutiny as FBI is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S.
They say they're still none the wiser as to how the revenue figure was reached, how much each institution will pay, which parts of their businesses will be targeted or if it will apply to transactions with the reserve bank. "If (the levy) is not passed on (to customers), you're stripping capital out of the banks when they have to be unquestionably strong", Murray said.
Virginia's men's tennis team made sure that Coach Brian Boland's final home match of his career had a happy ending on Saturday, and in doing so guaranteed themselves a spot in the NCAA Championships' Round of 16 for the 14th consecutive year.
North Korea has shot back at GOP Sen. There are two other USA citizens serving jail sentences for anti-North Korea activities. He went to Pyongyang to devote himself to the development of North Korea's agricultural technology so that the North can be self-sufficient with food.
White House and other USA officials insisted on anonymity to disclose private conversations. Back in October, Trump was outspoken in praising Comey's handling of the email probe, and he kept the Federal Bureau of Investigation director in his post upon taking office - in what critics saw as a tacit reward for his role in damaging Clinton's chances.
His spokeswoman said membership on the panel would allow Dunlap "an opportunity to defend the elections process from a position of authority, as a fully informed and engaged participant". And the ex-head of the F.B.I., who was sacked on spurious grounds after pressing an investigation into possible connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian interference in last year's election.