Macron will meet Putin at his summer retreat of the Bregancon fortress on France's Mediterranean coast in the early evening, just days before he hosts world leaders including US President Donald Trump for the August 24-26 Group of Seven (G7) summit in Biarritz.
On Wednesday he said those trying to block Brexit were engaged in "a awful kind of collaboration", after former finance minister Philip Hammond said parliament would block a no-deal exit, and that the government must respect it. He told the Observer: "My message to MPs across Parliament is simple and urgent: only by working together can we stop no-deal". "Three years after the European Union referendum, the country stands at a precipice".
Planned Parenthood announced this afternoon that the organization will withdraw from the Title X federal family planning program, after the Trump Administration implemented restrictions surrounding abortion referrals for those receiving money from the federal program .
Epstein, 66, took his own life in a jail cell while awaiting federal trial for sex trafficking. Aside from Andrew , Epstein had connections to several other prominent names, including Presidents Trump and Bill Clinton , and was facing charges on sexual abuse as well as conspiracy.
After rejecting the offer to dock at Algeciras, Open Arms asked Italy to allow the migrants to disembark on Lampedusa, citing a deterioration in their physical and psychological conditions, it announced on Twitter. The Open Arms ship had rescued 147 migrants off Libya in early August. Salvini, who had welcomed Spain's offer as a vindication of his hardline stance, said Open Arms' refusal to accept it was "incredible and unacceptable".
President Maithripala Sirisena's office on Monday announced that Lt Gen Shavendra Silva has been named as the new army commander. Lieutenant General Silva joined the Sri Lanka Army as a Cadet Officer in 1984 and held the position of Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army prior to this appointment.
Col. Robert Carver tells U.S. News. The Pentagon statement said the test took place on San Nicolas Island in California. On Sunday, following the United States withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty on August 2, the USA tested a new ground-based cruise missile that can range over 300 miles.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there was no risk of increased radiation levels after a blast at a military site in northern Russia on August 8 that killed at least five people. Putin said he saw no alternative to "Normandy" format heads of state talks on the Ukraine crisis, but stopped short on Monday of signing up to a new summit on the subject.
And I'm not happy with Fox". However, Trump said he is satisfied with the positive coverage he receives from numerous network's top hosts, including Sean Hannity , Tucker Carlson , Laura Ingraham, Jesse Watters, Jeanine Pirro, and Greg Gutfeld.
The multimillionaire financier had been jailed since early July, when he pleaded not guilty to charges by NY federal prosecutors after an indictment accused him of running a sex trafficking ring of underage girls, some as young as 14. It was not immediately clear whether the Epstein suicide would prompt renewed calls for structural changes, but Nebraska GOP Sen. He also named former agency official Thomas Kane as her deputy.
Congress also has the power to pass legislation affecting Hong Kong's relationship with the United States in ways that could further erode the territory's reputation for stability and rule of law. The Post reports protesters scolded one another when they saw some people using laser pointers to try and provoke the police officers around them.
As protesters battled police in Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday , partially shutting down air traffic, Mr Trump appeared ambivalent, telling journalists the situation was "very tricky". President Donald Trump said in a tweet Tuesday that reports from US intelligence agencies show the Chinese government is moving troops to its border with Hong Kong, stoking fears of a possible intervention.
Syrian air strikes hit near a Turkish military convoy that approached frontlines in northwest Syria on Monday as government forces advanced on a rebel-held town, a monitor and a rebel source said. The Sham Network, an activist collective, posted photos of the Turkish convoy. Hours after the airstrike, the Turkish convoy was still just north of the village of Heesh in Idlib, said Yazan Mohammed, a media activist in Idlib province.
Judge Maldonado also said Pantaleo was "untruthful", and "self-serving" during the course of the investigation. As many people are outraged that Jay-Z has said we are beyond kneeling, the case of Eric Garner - who was killed in an illegal chokehold by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo - is a ideal example of why people were still kneeling following the announcement of the rapper's partnership with the NFL.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had said Thursday he would not allow two Democrats, Tlaib, of MI, and fellow Congress member Ilhan Omar , of Minnesota, to make a planned trip to Israel. The United States, particularly under Trump, is Israel s strongest ally. "Her grandmother would have surely said no". Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, sent a letter to government officials late Thursday, which was approved Friday, the Israeli Interior Ministry said in a statement .
The FBI raided his home-they claimed to discover several semi-automatic weapons, a gas mark, bulletproof armor, as well as white nationalist and anti-Semitic-but not certain yet if Reardon will face federal charges. Authorities say the Instagram account was Reardon's. "Security has become a vital part of the mission of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, a mission which we will never waver".
On Thursday, a joint Saudi-UAE military delegation travelled to Aden to discuss the details of a separatist pullback. A correspondent of the AFP reported that he saw separatist fighters gathered around a tank that they claimed to have seized from one of the military positions.
The huge blast ripped parts of the ceiling off. The ISIS affiliate claimed that after the suicide bombing, a vehicle bomb was also detonated in the attack , though Afghan officials haven't confirmed this. "There's a potential motive for them to conduct bigger spectacular attacks right now, on the eve of a historic settlement between the United States and the Taliban", Smith said.
Also present were regional and global dignitaries including Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. Railway workers and other protesters had traveled to the capital Friday by train from Atbara, the northern transport hub where the uprising began in December.
The fire destroyed hundreds of shanties in a slum where many people are low-wage garment-factory workers. Firefighters took more than six hours to put out the flames and the Bangladesh Government said it would provide relief for those without shelter.
He said he fears Trump is driving the global economy into a recession . In remarks to reporters on Sunday, Trump cast the possible purchase as a strategic move by the U.S. "I'm just saying the president, who knows a thing or two about buying real estate, wants to take a look". In a more generously worded statement , Greenland's government said they viewed the discussion as "an expression of greater interest in investing in our country and the possibilities we offer", although they ...
The Iron Dome intercepted several rockets fired at Israeli territory by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza on Saturday evening, just one day after the anti-missile defense system shot down a projectile heading toward the Jewish state. The exchange came after a series of other incidents along the Gaza border since the start of the month. Early on Saturday, Israeli aircraft hit two underground Hamas targets.
But this was expected all along because the moment UNSC president refused to formally take up Pakistan's request, it was obvious that Islamabad's stratagem had misfired. "If there are talks with Pakistan then it will be on" Azad Kashmir, he tweeted. "Pakistan is a responsible state, but India has always threatened us".
Trump has expressed interest in the self-governing Danish territory - which is mostly covered in ice - asking advisers if it is possible for the U.S. "On the other hand, you have countries like China who see that there is a huge opportunity to gain some land or real estate in Greenland or to set up Greenland, when it becomes independent, as a kind of client state", he said.
A spokesperson for Britain's interior ministry declined to confirm the report, noting it does not routinely comment on individual cases. He went on to plead to be allowed back to the United Kingdom, however, the Daily Mail reports that one of the last decisions of Theresa May's government was to strip Letts of his citizenship.
Globally, flagging trade flows have pushed the German economy toward recession , and dampened growth in China . Kudlow acknowledged a slowing energy sector, but said low interest rates will help housing, construction and auto sales.
Actual high temperatures will stay in the 80s through Wednesday, but again, it will be comfortably humid, as well. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is on the way after 1 p.m., with the potential for gusty winds and heavy rain.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said yesterday that France , Germany , Romania , Portugal , Spain and Luxembourg have agreed to take in the migrants. 'For days, Open Arms remained in Libyan and Maltese waters, interfering with other rescue operations, and systematically collected people with the political objective of bringing them to Italy, ' the ministry said.
A US attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker was rejected by a Gibraltar court on Sunday, paving the way for the ship to resume its journey in the Mediterranean under the Iranian flag and with a new name. But on Friday the US Justice Department filed a request to detain the ship alleging it was involved in supporting illicit shipments to Syria by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, listed as a terrorist group by Washington.
More than 1,000 people had been invited to the wedding, a witness said. An Afghan man inspects a damaged wedding hall after a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan August 18, 2019. Taliban and USA representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar's capital, Doha, and both sides have reported progress. IS has claimed some of the most bloody attacks in Afghan cities over the past couple of years, with some aimed at the Shi'ite minority.