The Saudi-led coalition called the strike a "legitimate military action" aimed at forces responsible for a recent missile attack on Saudi Arabia but authorized an investigation. Yet, the US does have an unspecified number of ground troops active in Yemen who are involved with "intelligence sharing" and interrogations at UAE-run "black-site" prisons.
Mattis said the Pentagon's space defense has been a "point of discussion" from the earliest days of the Trump administration. "I was not against setting up a Space Force ", he told reporters who accompanied him on a flight to Brazil to kick off his debut South America tour in his current position.
The question whether the Caspian Sea is an ocean or a lake is set to determine the future of the vast body of landlocked water. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow. The disagreement over its legal status has also prevented a natural gas pipeline being built across the Caspian. The US Energy Information Administration estimated in 2012 there were 48 billion barrels of oil and 8.3 trillion cubic metres of natural gas beneath its seabed.
Scotland Yard said the force is "keeping an open mind" over the cause of the crash, but added on Twitter: 'The Met's Counter-Terrorism Command is leading the investigation'. After exiting the vehicle, Masood stabbed police constable Keith Palmer to death. Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with those injured in the incident and thanked the emergency services for their "immediate and courageous" response.
One of House Republicans' primary campaign tactics has been to use Pelosi as a boogeywoman of sorts, trying to tie Democratic hopefuls to her. In the 5th Congressional District, incumbent Rep. The poll also found Democrats are nearly evenly split when asked whether Pelosi should remain in party leadership, while 79-percent of independents said Democrats need to find a new leader.
He requested an officer escort to go to his home so he could get his truck and some belongings around midnight. The next thing police knew, the man had crashed a plane into his home after taking off from Spanish Fork Airport. Youd's wife and her adult son were in the home at the time of the crash and escaped unharmed. Photos of the wreckage showed the white plane charred and in pieces in the front yard, near an overturned and crushed auto.
The bridge was built on the A10 toll motorway in the 1960s and was restructured in 2016. Emergency responders are on the scene, but there are no details yet on whether there are casualties. Other images showed a green truck that had stopped on the bridge just metres short of the gaping hole in the bridge. Images show the bridge - which sits above an industrial site - with a large centre piece missing.
There is no ongoing chase. A man has been arrested after a auto crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and injured a number of pedestrians. Journalists in the area say the crash "looked intentional" and that the vehicle was driven into the security barrier "at speed". She said: "I was walking on the other side of the road.
Just over an hour before the rally was scheduled to begin, a police escort helped guide as many as 30 demonstrators for the white supremacist rally to the area in front of the White House planned for their event - a group that was dwarfed by the nearby counter-protestors in size and volume.
It provides $717 billion for military funding, which Trump described as historic. Trump later made a reference to McCain at a political fundraiser in Utica, New York, knocking him - as Trump does repeatedly - for voting against a bill to repeal parts of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform law previous year.
Worldwide human rights groups and German parliamentarians have called on the European Union and the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel to "publically and unequivocally" support Canada in its dispute with Saudi Arabia, Germany's Deutsche Welle newspaper reported.
During anti-government protests in the Romanian capital between protesters and police clashed, police used tear gas, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to news N. "Unfortunately, it is still not possible, the. people who govern us are not qualified and they are corrupt". Those changes made it through parliament but are now being challenged in the country's constitutional court.
Ghazni is located on the highway linking Afghanistan's two largest cities, Kabul and Kandahar. The US said that the city remained under government control. "Initial reports indicate minimal Afghan security force casualties", the United States spokesman later told AFP , adding that American forces deployed attack helicopters and conducted a drone strike in the response.
On Sunday, rescuers in Sarmada used bulldozers to remove the rubble and pull out trapped people, an AFP correspondent in the town near the Turkish border reported. While some attacks have been claimed by IS, most are the result of infighting since a year ago between other groups. Idlib is the last major rebel-held area, and is expected to be the next target for Syrian armed forces.
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri originally declined to charge Drejka, saying one day after the shooting that the man was protected by Florida's stand-your-ground law. His comments came after McGlockton's family and girlfriend slammed the decision not to arrest Drejka. "He didn't do nothing wrong". The law was changed a year ago to put the burden of proof on prosecutors to disprove a stand your ground claim, instead of on the defense to prove one.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met in April and agreed to have another summit in autumn, this time in the North's capital, Pyongyang . The summit would probably be held after the 70th anniversary of the North's foundation on September 9, the South's presidential office suggested. "We also reviewed the implementation situations of the Panmunjom Declaration and held consultations in a honest manner on matters related to its more active ...
It started when Trump imposed hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports earlier this year in an effort to bolster domestic manufacturing. The President tweeted about the potential boycott on Sunday, reports CNN . But the company said in a regulatory filing that it doesn't plan to increase prices as it adjusts. Trump has lashed out more than a half-dozen times against Harley-Davidson.
The Associated Press, meanwhile, reported that Khamenei said that negotiation "with the bullying and very eager government of the USA means giving it an instrument through which it can add to its hostility". Khamenei, whose remarks on Monday come amid a sharp fall in the rial currency that has prompted angry protests , criticized the government of President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist cleric who championed the 2015 deal aimed at ending Iran's political and economic isolation.
The lira hit a record low of 7.23 per dollar late Sunday after Erdogan remained defiant in his economic policies and the standoff against the United States, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally. Pakistan on Monday expressed solidarity with Turkey as the country grapples with a currency crisis that saw the lira plunge as much as 20% last week against the United States dollar.
In response to a question whether or not Abadi has the authority to translate his remarks into reality, Masjedi said so far about 20 Iraqi officials with high executive posts have rejected his remarks. "Blockade and sanctions destroy societies and weaken regimes", Abadi said at a press conference. A week ago Britain signed on to a joint statement with other EU countries that pledged to press on with a strategy to lessen the impact of the USA sanctions on European businesses.
Khamenei accused the government on Monday of economic mismanagement and said it needed to improve its performance to help the country better weather newly reimposed US sanctions. "I do not call it betrayal but a huge mistake in management", state TV quoted Khamenei as saying. Khamenei said Monday with better management Iran can resist the USA sanctions and overcome them.
Strzok was part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation but was removed from Mueller's team after the text messages surfaced. Trump and his Republican allies - particularly in the House of Representatives - argue Strzok and Page embody what they call the "bias" within the FBI and Justice Department that is really at the heart of the department's Russian Federation investigation, which in Trump's construction is a "witch hunt" out to frame him.
But the dollar fell to a low of US72.50¢ in early trade before bouncing to US72.80¢ as the Turkish lira tumbled another 13 per cent today, extending it's losses to 45 per cent so far this year, and the South African rand "flash crashed" 10 per cent at the start of trade this morning before halving losses.
Adam Austen, a spokesman for Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is leading NAFTA trade talks for Canada, said the minister was in regular contact with her Mexican and USA counterparts. tariffs. "And in June, Trump called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau very dishonest and weak" shortly after he left the G7 meeting in Quebec. He said any deal with Mexico must take care of American autoworkers and farmers, but he praised the new president of Mexico, calling him "an absolute ...
The White House claims Omarosa's allegation that President Trump is racist is "false". It is unclear from the recording what specific "integrity violations" Kelly believed Manigault Newman had committed, but her differences with Kelly have been noted before and make up something of a subplot in her recent book where she parts starkly with Trump and criticizes his character.
Video clips circulating online showed Williams confronting a man Brown identified as Dashawn McGrier , 26. The video has now gone viral and is part of an ongoing investigation that will also include reviewing body-worn camera footage. "It seems like this officer had just decided that Dashawn was going to be his punching bag", Brown said. That's when Williams began shoving McGrier, Brown said.
Many believe they would be the "purrrfect fit" for the job, with one writing online: "This is what I consider heaven on earth". "As part of the job you'll have a fully paid (incl. Mrs Bowell added that she is looking for a "responsible, reliable, honest, practically inclined" individual with a heart of gold, and wrote that from her experience, those above 45 years of age are usually the best for the job.
The Turkish lira has lost about 40 per cent of its value this year, largely over worries about Mr. Erdogan's influence over the economy, his repeated calls for lower interest rates in the face of high inflation and worsening ties with the United States.
As the currency continued to fall, United States President Donald Trump announced on Friday he had doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally before admitting that relations between Washington and Ankara were "not very good".
Further straining ties, the Saudi central bank has instructed its overseas asset managers to dispose of their Canadian equities, bonds and cash holdings "no matter the cost", the Financial Times reported. APK-Inform said a recent decision by Saudi Arabia's main state wheat buying agency to avoid buying Canadian wheat and barley in its worldwide tenders, due to a political dispute, could also enable Ukraine to sell more to Saudi.
Manigault Newman also suggested she now believed that she was pushed out of the White House because she was close to getting hold of the secret tapes revealing Trump using the racist word. "F***ing FLIP! Disloyal! F***ing Goo-goo". George Conway , a lawyer, is a vocal critic of the Trump administration on Twitter and in articles he has written for Lawfare.
In an unprecedented move, Sen. Meanwhile, most of the White House records related to Kavanaugh are being held on a "committee confidential" basis, with just 5,700 pages from his White House years released this week to the public. July 31: Senate Judiciary Democrats request all available documents from Brett Kavanaugh's time in the White House (2001-2006). "It's time for the American people to hear directly from Judge Kavanaugh at his public hearing", Grassley said in his statement ...
The White House said Mr Trump had authorised them under a section of U.S. trade law that allows for tariffs on national security grounds. "Their currency, the Turkish lira , slides rapidly downward against our very strong dollar!" The one-big figure sell-off in the common-currency was mainly triggered by the Financial Times (FT) report that cited that the ECB is concerned about the exposure of some European banks to Turkey's currency crisis, which led to stop losses being hit below ...
The party has received complaints that the comments breach its code of conduct, and under Conservative rules they must be investigated by an independent panel. 'You should really only apologise for a bad joke. 'Completely entitled to say it'Jacob Rees-Mogg, Tory MP for North East Somerset " He's completely entitled to say it and there's nothing to apologise for", Mr Rees-Mogg told Nigel Farage on LBC.
He also hoped that Imran works for the betterment of Pakistan during his tenure at the helm while also expecting that the relations between the two countries improve immensely. He has interacted with Indians. In February 2018, the same astrologer predicted that there is no possibility of PTI chief Imran Khan becoming the prime minister in 2018 but it bounced back after results of July 25 polls.