The confidant wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview", Trump said in remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in West Palm Beach, Florida .
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who also was in the meeting, also initially claimed not to remember the president making the vulgar statement , but has since said he didn't hear Trump use those words, and claimed Durbin "has a history of misrepresenting" private meetings.
The Trump administration said repeatedly past year that China, North Korea's largest trade partner by far, has the leverage to apply meaningful pressure on Kim Jong-un's regime if it wants. On whether the USA would begin direct engagement with North Korea, Tillerson said, "the object of negotiations, if and when we get there, is the complete, verifiable, and irreversible de-nuclearization of North Korea".
A total of 11 others were harmed - including a two-year-old girl - with injuries ranging from broken limbs to suspected spinal injuries. The impact reportedly threw at least one commuter from their vehicle. Superintendent Peter McKenna said specialist police will examine the vehicles involved, but it is too early to say exactly what happened. 'We are treating multiple patients, some are still trapped by compression at this stage'.
Barkley , having suffered a hamstring injury in August that required surgery, has not played yet this season, something he has been working hard to rectify as he returns to fitness. On Under-17 World Cup victor Hudson-Odoi, he added: "I think we are talking about a player with good potential". They might bring some fresh players in, but I expect they will be focused.
Cuomo on Monday released a letter he wrote to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to exempt NY from a draft proposal to allow nine offshore drilling lease sales off the Atlantic coast. Under the current lease plan, released by former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration, a vocal supporter of the fossil fuels industry, said about 90 percent of the total acreage offshore was put off limits.
The Honor 9 Lite offers with either 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage depending on the variant, both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. The Honor 9 Lite boasts of a 5.65-inch, full HD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. Adding to the list of dual-camera phones, the Honor 9 Lite is equipped with a pair of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors both at the rear and the front.
Four days after the crisis erupted, the corridors of the Supreme Court were abuzz with all types of speculation after Attorney General K K Venugopal earlier in the day said that the crisis has not been fully resolved. They wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in which they expressed concerns over the functioning of the Supreme Court. In a dramatic twist amidst the ongoing rift in the Supreme Court, a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Tuesday ordered that the PIL ...
Noting that almost two million children were out of school, the report said a total of 256 schools were reported "totally destroyed" as of the end of September 2017, while 150 schools were occupied by displaced people, and 23 of them by armed groups.
Wednesday . the NWS says a Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Roads were pre-treated Monday and Tuesday with a special focus on critical locations such as bridges, ramps, overpasses, and turn lanes.
Wong had pleaded guilty a year ago for failing to comply with a court order to clear out of a protest camp during the protest, and the High Court informed him of its ruling Wednesday. Wong began serving a six-month jail term last August for a separate unlawful assembly charge, but the bespectacled activist was granted bail by Hong Kong's highest court, which heard the appeal against the sentence on Tuesday.
He claimed his comments had been "made up" by his Democratic rivals, adding: "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed". In another tweet Sunday, Trump said he wants people coming to the country "based on merit". "It shows a lack of respect and ignorance never seen before in the recent history of the USA by any President", Mr Lamothe tweeted.
Two Republican members of Congress at the meeting alleged on Sunday that the "shitholes" comment was not made. At least, three attendees have been on record to confirm that the president did make the derogatory remark that has earned him the tag of a racist.
But the deepening rift between the two sides could send the government careening into a partial shutdown later this week, if Democrats insist on approval an amnesty for illegal immigrant "Dreamers" as part of any action on a new spending bill, which is due Friday.
Unfortunately, it seems that one of the most famous faces and names in fashion is not following the new trend of promoting healthy body types. The fashion world continues to make strides toward banning dangerously thin models from runways and ad campaigns to make the modelling world safer and more health-focused for those working in it and those who are affected by the images.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will personally receive Israel PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu in Gujarat. Around 50 stages will be erected on the roadside along the stretch and people from different states of the country will welcome Netanyahu.
Speaking with reporters on Sunday, Trump was asked if he is a racist , which he denied . Trump also said that he was ready and willing to reach a deal to protect illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from being deported.
Navy said in a statement on Tuesday, Reuters reports.Filing charges against the officers marks the Navy's latest effort to address the problems that led to collisions involving its warships in Asia, in which 17 sailors were killed. In a statement, Hicks said the announcement of charges Tuesday is "not meant to and does not reflect a determination of guilt or innocence related to any offenses".
Democrats want any budget deal to include protections for the so-called "dreamers", but one Maryland Republican says with the judge's ruling, there's no longer a reason why Democrats shouldn't vote for a budget and comprehensive immigration reform later.
They said Trump expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway, which is overwhelmingly white. When Mr Durbin was challenged about his version of what term Mr Trump used, the IL senator said: "I stand by every word I said about what was said".
A number of reports say a possible meteor could be seen in the Windsor-Essex region as it broke up over Detroit , Michigan. The weather service confirmed it was not lightning or weather-related, but could not confirm it was a meteor. Most likely it was the boom of the meteor breaking apart. Local 4 meteorologist Paul Gross said the bright light and loud noise might have been caused by a bolide, which is a meteor that brakes up in the atmosphere.
A cold Pacific storm system with lowering snow levels is expected Wednesday night through Friday of this week. A wind chill advisory is in effect until noon today , according to the weather service. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. A bitterly cold start to the morning temperatures have slipped below 0 with wind chills falling 15-20 below. An arctic front is on the way and you can see from our hourly forecast that as the temperatures fall, the chances of snow increase.
In his address Tuesday, Nelson said he was humbled to be following in Monson's footsteps, whom he described as "a giant of a man, a prophet of God". Russell M. As president of the church, Nelson, who will also assume the title of "prophet", will lead its highest authority, the three-member First Presidency. Asked about the policy Tuesday, Nelson said, "Every member needs to know the difference between what's doctrine and what's human".
A former CIA officer who allegedly kept small notebooks with handwritten lists of the real names of covert agency employees was arrested at John F. A Justice Department spokesman had no immediate comment. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. In the wake of the collapse, described as one of America's worst intelligence failures in recent years, investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and CIA questioned whether they had a mole or whether China ...
Trump reportedly also scoffed at the notion of allowing more Haitian migrants to enter the U.S. and questioned why the USA couldn't receive more immigrants from countries like Norway instead. King's writings, including speeches and sermons from the last year of his life. Before leaving the White House on Friday, Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Monday as the national holiday in honor of King.
He also met with current Socialist President Michelle Bachelet , who has implemented reforms that go against the church's beliefs such as legalizing same-sex marriage and decriminalizing abortion. "The only thing I could think of adding were the words "the fruit of war", Francis said, referring to a caption put on the back of the image. The pope is set to visit with indigenous Mapuches Wednesday in Temuco, the capital of Araucania.
Trump was asked about his reported comment from January 11, that he'd described places like Haiti and African nations as "shithole" countries . Trump scrapped an Obama-era programme that gave the 800,000 young immigrants legal protection, setting a March deadline for Congress to offer a fix - though it has been reinstated by a court, for now.
Meeting Hammouda Youssef Sabbagh in Tehran on the sidelines of the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) Conference, Hassan Rouhani condemned U.S. Turkey has been threatening to launch a new military operation against the main Syrian Kurdish militia, known as the People's Defense Units, or YPG, in the Kurdish-held Afrin enclave in northern Syria.
The thing about games these days is that developers and publishers love to create DLCs for them, in which they then charge gamers extra to gain access to new content for the game. Battlefield 1's Prise de Tahure, a map previously exclusive to Premium Pass holders and the They Shall Not Pass DLC , is being made available free to all owners of the critically acclaimed World War I shooter.
Though the USA military routinely trains on the Korean peninsula with South Korean counterparts, The New York Times reported Sunday that a series of drills in the United States suggest a new focus on readying the military for conflict with North Korea .