He concluded by further distancing himself from the meeting his son arranged, writing: "I did not know about it!" The meeting was attended by the president's son as well as Paul Manafort , then chairman of Trump's presidential campaign; Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner; and several Russians, including the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, and their representatives.
The president thanked residents of the buckeye state for their support during the 2016 election, while speaking to a crowd of thousands. "Will be going to OH tonight to campaign for Troy Balderson for the big Congressional Special Election on Tuesday", the president tweeted.
Lee faces former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, who easily won the Democratic primary, in the November general election. Blackburn served on Trump's transition team and has not shied away from embracing the president. The last Tennessee Democrat to win a Senate seat was former Vice President Al Gore in 1990. Bredesen blew past nominal opposition in Thursday's primary, as expected.
The U.S. -China trade relationship is estimated at $650 billion annually. Still, in response to Trump's tariffs, China retaliated with a 25 percent tariff on soybeans. The Chinese reaction is sure to ratchet up tensions with the Trump administration at the end of a week that saw stock markets rattled by the intensifying trade battle.
Co-host Sunny Hostin argued the president bashes the press because he "doesn't like that the truth is being reported ". CNN's Jim Acosta shared some more video from that Trump rally in Tampa this week where rallygoers heckled him... Not that her response was a surprise. Acosta was shouted down by people yelling things like " CNN sucks! " and " fake news! ", but when the cameras weren't rolling, he said some of them actually engaged with him and asked for selfies.
The British daily alleged in its report that: "The Russian national had been hired by the US Secret Service and is understood to have had access to the agency's intranet and email systems , which gave her a potential window into highly confidential material including the schedules of the president and vice-president".
President Kiir and Dr Machar signed an accord on security arrangements after a round of peace talks in the neighbouring Sudan's capital, Khartoum. President Salva Kiir and key South Sudanese opposition leaders without exception have appended their signature on the agreements on governance on Sunday putting aside their concerns over the power-sharing and number of states.
Laporta said she felt regret as soon as the return was filed. "In other words, Mueller could have indicted the leading edge, perhaps to convince Manafort to cooperate with him down the road", she said. Ms. LaPorta testified she didn't pushback against Mr. Manafort because she feared initiating a legal fight with Mr. Manfaort or upsetting one of the firm's most important clients.
Trump was accused of insensitivity on social media in May when, amid the outcry over family separations, she posted a photograph of herself hugging her young son. On Thursday Ivanka Trump was asked-during an event hosted by the news outlet Axios-whether she thought the press was the "enemy" of American citizens, to which she answered bluntly: " no, I do not ".
A 100-square-mile (259-square-kilometer) fire near Yosemite National Park prompted evacuation orders for the community of Wawona inside the park, which has fewer than 200 residents. The fire rapidly swept down the hillside, as the 747 bomber, DC10 and the C-130 planes doused the area with retardant, followed up by continuous water by helicopters.
His mental decline could not be denied", Ms Manigault-Newman writes . On May 11, Trump told Holt: "When I decided [to fire Comey], I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story'".
A tsunami warning has been issued after a powerful quake stuck the Indonesian island of Lombok near Bali. An quake measuring 7.0 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia on Sunday. Another resident Rita Siswati, 47, said the quake knocked out electricity and patients were evacuated from the main hospital. It comes a week after another tremor killed 16 people and injured dozens more on Lombok.
Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out about the anti-Semitism accusations now dogging the Labour party, strongly rejecting the idea that it poses an " existential threat " to Jewish communities in Britain. He insisted the differences were "very small" and amount to "half of one example out of 11" in relation to criticism of Israel. The article in Saturday's Guardian also means many Jews will not see the article as some Orthodox Jews do not use electricity from Sunset on Friday until Saturday night.
The Druze are an Arabic-speaking minority. Hundreds of brightly colored Druze flags, rarely seen outside the community, fluttered in the square along Israel's national banners. They support the state of Israel, are active in parliament and, crucially, serve in the Israeli army. Israel's Attorney-General Avichai Mandelbit has defended the law as having "no practical significance" and its vague wording means it as little to no effect.
Police said they are not aware of any distress call from the aircraft before it crashed. Officials said 11 men and nine women were killed, most from Switzerland but also a couple and their son from Austria. JU-Air says it runs a small fleet of four Junker planes, all built in 1939, which are for hire. Both crashes remain under investigation. Earlier on Saturday, a small plane crashed in the Rengg mountain pass area in the canton of Nidwalden, killing two parents and their two children.
The decision is an important landmark in the litigation over DACA's validity, that saw the Trump administration being challenged by multiple lawsuits across the country. it must give a rational explanation for its decision", the judge wrote in his conclusion, saying that the government's "hodgepodge of illogical or post hoc policy assertions.
U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said during a phone hearing that the administration's efforts to track down migrant families it divided was "unacceptable", according to CNN . The number of children whose parents are presumably still in the country, but whose whereabouts are unknown to the government, declined sharply in the past week - from 94 to 15, according the data, which covered through midday Wednesday.
Authorities say two individuals approached the girl when her tour group was visiting the World Trade Center in NY. Police say Ma then met with a middle-aged woman, who also was visiting from China. A witness told police he may have seen the same woman in NY meet up with the victim and hand her food. The group of students had visited various locations around the United States.
She was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. Police said they located the woman and took her into custody. Police allege Denson, 26, had just stolen a Nissan Altima from an auto fix shop. The investigation was closed Tuesday after no evidence of maltreatment, abuse or neglect was found, the agency said. TPD has confirmed that Denson is the child's mother.
US defense officials told VOA that the guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans was inside the Persian Gulf, and that several ships were stationed at Bahrain . Mr. Rouhani replaced the head of Iran's central bank last week, a figure many blamed for mishandling the nation's finances. "Certainly, we'll continue to maintain freedom of navigation through that very important Strait of Hormuz".
The camera then panned to scores of soldiers who started running, before the transmission was cut. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro survived an assassination attempt after several drones exploded near him while he was giving a speech in Caracas , Venezuela's capital.
Ardern said that, now she is back in business, she plans to focus on issues that "really matter" to her, including mental health, the environment, trade-related matters and an "employment-related announcement" she says she's particularly proud of.
Lunt also said that Harch had "clearly made some good decisions to be able to survive the bad weather, heavy snow and high winds'". The signal from the private tracking device was picked up by a supplier in Texas. "The pilots did an unbelievable job to fly in and out, despite the low cloud (on Thursday)", Mr Roberts said. "We think he dug himself a snow shelter and that's helped in his survivability over these last few days".
A series of explosions Thursday on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida killed 55 civilians and wounded dozens of others, the Red Cross said, denouncing the "reprehensible" disregard for human life, reported AFP . United Nations director of humanitarian operations John Ging told the council the conflict in Hodeida "has escalated significantly", saying violence has forced more than 340,000 people from their homes across the Hodeida governorate since June 1.
Manafort was aware of the reported loan, which served to reduce his income, she said. She said that either Manafort or Gates told her to relay that to the bank and that she relied on "their word". Prosecutors called on the vendors who made the clothing, as well as others who performed landscaping and other work on Manafort's many properties across the country.
Lisbon will be one of the hottest cities in the world this weekend. In France the first Saturday in August is called "Black Saturday", with holiday traffic jams on all routes, this year accompanied by extreme heat. In Greece, a wildfire killed 91 people last month. "I don't want to say anything bad but yesterday, while I was watching TV, I thought the same could happen here but I'm praying it doesn't", said Eva Stigliano, a Greek tourist visiting Portugal for the third time.
Following the Danish vote in May, Amnesty International's Gauri van Gulik said in a statement: "All women should be free to dress as they please and to wear clothing that expresses their identity or beliefs". The ban also targets other accessories that hide the face such as balaclavas, masks and false beards. She was also informed she would receive a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156/€134) in the mail.
Bush's doctors killed himself during a confrontation with authorities in Houston on Friday morning, the city's police chief said . Hausknecht , 65, was the cardiologist who treated Pappas' mother, who passed away unexpectedly on the doctor's operating table more than 20 years ago.
For everyone who can't forget where they were during the great llama chase of 2015 (probably at work, not working ), on Friday morning the god of loose farm animals gifted us with another miracle. "They are going house to house eating everything in sight". The goats can be rented to chomp on weeds and tidy the place up. They then began wandering from lawn to lawn, looking for snacks, meeting the neighbors and attracting reporters from all corners of the Treasure Valley.
Trump's Twitter strike on Charles Koch comes two days after he went to war with the libertarian-leaning megadonors who are powerful in Republican circles by labeling them a "total joke" who are "against Strong Borders and Powerful Trade." Charles Koch (pictured above right), David Koch (pictured center above) and many in their network of donors made news over the weekend by criticizing Trump at a Colorado conference and refusing to support a pro-Trump Senate candidate, Rep.