Earlier this month , prosecutors had signaled they meant to retry the senator, and shortly after that a judge scaled back the case, tossing out some of the charges he and a co-defendant had faced. In their own court filings, lawyers for Menendez and Melgen said they did not object to the prosecutors' motion to dismiss the indictment against the two men.
Signed moments before he stepped to the podium to present his first State of the Union Address, Trump said in the speech: "In the past, we have foolishly released hundreds and hundreds of unsafe terrorists only to meet them again on the battlefield, including the ISIS leader, al-Baghdadi, who we captured, who we had, who we released", he said, referring to Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was released from Camp Bucca in Iraq in 2004 .
Le Monde says the AU's servers were changed and its IT systems redone after the copying was found. China's ambassador to the African Union Kuang Weilin denied allegations of spying. Weilin said that the report was inaccurate and "I really question its intention". Chairman of the AU, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, said he knew nothing about the claims.
However, the Philadelphia Eagles ruined their hopes on January 21, 2018, defeating the Vikings 38-7. Speaking to reporters after the Super Bowl host committee news conference, the Wilfs were asked for their reaction to the way Vikings fans were treated at the NFC Championship Game.
Now, it's up to President Trump to decide whether to release the controversial document. Sources say White House lawyers would want to see it and consult with the president before he makes a decision whether to release the memo. The memo has become a flashpoint in politically divided Washington, with some Republicans increasingly voicing complaints about Mueller's months-long investigation and claiming that some Justice Department officials have worked to undermine Trump's presidency.
Fox News reports , "The investigation is looking at a variety of allegations, including whether it was improper for former FBI Director James Comey to make a public announcement about not recommending prosecution over the email arrangement - he also faulted Clinton and her associates for being "extremely careless" with classified information".
Cole said he believes the accident occurred south of Charlottesville, Va. Amtrak said there were no injuries to those aboard the train, which originated in Washington. Bradley Byrne tweeted. Several Arizona lawmakers were on board the train that crashed into a truck in Virginia Wednesday morning. The retreat the Flores' were headed to was a three-day event at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulfur Springs.
ABC/Tyler Golden ( LOS ANGELES ) - On Tuesday night's special post-State of the Union episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Kimmel opened his show with a quick sketch winking at the predicament. Kimmel also tried to get an answer about the big question at the center of this alleged scandal - Did Stormy Daniels have sex with Donald Trump? If this were any other president, the paid hush money to a porn star would be dominating the news, but Trump has set the bar really high with his ...
The boss of Sydney Seaplanes has described the actions of a highly experienced pilot during New Year's Eve's deadly crash as "totally inexplicable". A periodic inspection of the aircraft was conducted on November 6, with a scheduled engine change carried out. He held a valid Commercial Pilot (Aeroplane) Licence.
Most parts of the Middle East will however be able to view a total lunar eclipse. The total LE means that the astrological phenomena when the shadow of Earth covers the whole moon's surface and as a result blocks the sunlight. It's all happening in the heavens tonight with a one-in-150-year triple celestial event. In India , the event will commence around 6:15 pm IST and it will become total at sharp 6:21 pm and last long for about 20 minutes.
From a total of 381 people called in for questioning since November 4 in connection with the corruption charges, 56 persons remain in custody for questioning, Al-Mojeb said. Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammad bin Salman on Wednesday revealed that he had lost an estimated 106.7 USA billion dollars as settlements received in a late-night game of online gambling as a part of the kingdom's "anti-corruption drive", according to local media.
Tariq Ramadan , a Swiss academic, philosopher and writer, was detained by French police on Wednesday, 31st of January, for having allegedly raped two women, a legal source told AFP . Ramadan branded the decision ridiculous, stressing he had always rejected terrorism and accusing the USA of trying to stifle debate. The second complainant - a 42-year old convert to Islam - has alleged that she was raped by Prof Ramadan in the Hilton hotel in Lyon in 2009.
Trump made the remark to Republican Representative Jeff Duncan on the floor of House of Representatives late on January 30 after giving his State of the Union speech. "I'm on my way to go read their memo, so long as the Democrat memo doesn't reveal sources and methods, so long as it doesn't contain inaccuracies, so long as it meets the standards the Republican staff memo has met, I would suggest that we release both of them and have this discussion", Gaetz replied.
Accountability court on Tuesday heard the assets beyond means reference case against Ishaq Dar. The petitions revolve around the question as whether the disqualification of elected representatives should be for lifetime or a certain period under Article 62 (1)(f).
Ahead of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, the political bitterness between the Republicans and the Democrats has deepened, this time over the FBI's alleged surveillance abuses. Representative K. Michael Cona-way, a Texas Republican , said if the President supports the memo's release, it could take place as soon as yesterday.
Eddie Wilson, Ryanair's chief people office, said that the agreement with Balpa, which was announced on Tuesday (30 January), highlighted the airline's commitment to working with the union to preserve pilots' and customers' interests. BALPA signed an agreement where representatives will be involved in the discussion of topics such as pay, hours and holidays. Welcoming the recognition agreement, Ryanair chief people officer, Eddie Wilson, said: "We are pleased today to announce this United ...
There is some question about if Fitzgerald's stock purchases were an ethics violation. Politico had also noted that tobacco is "the leading cause of preventable disease and death and an issue she had long championed". She was appointed to the post by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. A spokesman for newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said he accepted Fitzgerald's resignation in the morning.
We had more moments than three goals, but Huddersfield defended well". "It was not brilliant, not the best we have played so far, but very mature and in the end very deserved". Juventus have been strongly linked with the Germany worldwide, but Klopp revealed he has no qualms about selecting Can despite the impasse over a new deal.
She reportedly told her sister she would be back shortly, yet never returned. The message was sent from Moussa's phone, but it's unclear whether it was Moussa who sent it, her mom said. region previous year. Detectives said they had spoken with about 20 people who had recent contact with Moussa. "At this time , we believe this is an isolated incident".
The panel also voted to make a Democrat-drafted memo rebutting the GOP's document available to House members to read in a secure facility, as the panel had done with the GOP memo 11 days earlier along party lines. Republicans on the committee on January 29 rejected opposition from the Justice Department and voted to release the memo . The memo is now being reviewed by White House lawyers.
In all, there will be six such submarines being indigenously built. The are a primary modernization requirement of the Indian Navy, which is now faced with an ageing submarine fleet, and that too when the Chinese navy has a growing presence in the Indian Ocean.
A third auto was also discovered in connection with the mass theft , carrying even more oranges . As they got further into the evening, the police officers spotted two vehicles following suspiciously close to one another, both driving erratically.
The ICC Anti-Corruption Unit has made a decision to investigate this league after being viral of a suspicious video clip. The National newspaper reported the Emirates Cricket Board have distanced themselves from the T20 league which is the subject of an International Cricket Council anti-corruption probe.
Alessia Cara , who was awarded Best New Artist , was the only female performer to be honoured with a Grammy during the telecast - with the exception of Rihanna , who featured on Kendrick Lamar's award-winning LOYALTY . Backstage, Ehlrich explained Lorde's snub was due to a shortage of space during the show. I don't know if it was a mistake . These shows are a matter of choices, ' said Ken Ehrlich , a producer of the Grammys .
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) was among the lawmakers who cited the report as evidence the president obstructed or attempted to obstruct justice. Several outlets confirmed the New York Times' reporting later on Thursday and early Friday.
A spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Las Vegas declined to comment and referred calls to the US attorney in Nevada. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said he could not comment on a federal case, but he did not object to the newspaper revealing Haig's name.
He was speaking at the opening session of the inaugural US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue in Washington, DC, in the presence of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis . The meeting comes after an announcement on Monday by Qatar's Defence Minister Al Attiyah that his country intends to expand the American air base that now houses some 10,000 USA military personnel.
Among the revelations reported by the ABC from the documents were allegations Australia's then-immigration minister Scott Morrison intervened in 2013 to demand extra checks on a group of asylum seekers to stop them getting permanent protection visas in Australia.
The allegations which prompted the inquiry pertain to Allahabad High Court judge Justice Narayan Shukla granting permission to certain private medical colleges to admit students after an MCI ban, and also involved the rulings on the case in the Supreme Court.
Additionally, apart from being a teacher, Salcido is also a Pico Rivera councilman. The El Rancho Unified School Board said Salcido is now under a board investigation. The school board said it is investigating , and Salcido's fellow City Council members have expressed dismay. At city council meetings, Salcido stands "with his hands at his side and does not recite the pledge of allegiance".