Although Trump's Republican Party has a majority in both houses of Congress , Trump blamed "obstructionist" Democrats for the lack of progress in repealing President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement. It is unclear if he was referring to specific aspects of the bill. The senator said Trump didn't state many policy preferences but said people with pre-existing conditions should be protected and spoke about making tax credits apply to lower-income people rather than allocated ...
Before his departure, Pruitt's counterparts from Britain, France , Germany, Canada, Japan and Italy expressed their disappointment at President Donald Trump's recent decision to pull the USA out of the 2015 Paris Agreement . Last week, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland argued in a seminal speech to the House of Commons that Canada can no longer rely on the US for global leadership.
She added: "Progress will not come from a deal between the DUP and Tories to prop up a Government in Westminster with an austerity and Brexit agenda but through the full implementation of the agreements and an Executive that respects the rights and delivers for all in society".
The police said that a library, two panchayat offices and a police vehicle were set on fire in Kalimpong in the afternoon as the indefinite shutdown call given by the GJM to press for a separate state had entered its fourth day. "They had opened fire. We had to resort to lathi- charge", a senior police official said. The officials claimed that almost 36 of the security personnel were injured while trying to contain the violence, and denied that they opened fire at the protesters.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to meet Monday with his Qatari counterpart. " France is back", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe told French TV. Les Republicains election chief Francois Baroin appealed to middle-class and rural voters to choose his party in the second round, saying it would safeguard them against tax rises or cuts to public services in the countryside.
En Marche! and its centrist ally MoDem are on course to win up to 445 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly after next Sunday's second round, according to projections. She also slammed the electoral system as unfavorable to smaller parties like hers. Mr Macron, 39, defeated FN leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential run-off last month.
Condoling the incident earlier, Londor Mayor Sadiq Khan said, "The bad news, I'm afraid, is lots of people died in the fire". The letter, shared online, was handed to Theresa May after she faced heavy criticism for her spluttering response to the fire.
A week ago Doha was importing fresh milk and dairy products for its 1 million population from Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's sole land border and joined other countries in cutting off sea traffic, leading panicked residents to stockpile food.
A 47-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering 18-year-old Ellen Higginbottom, who died from "multiple neck wounds". Greater Manchester Police said some of Ellen's friends had told them she had been last seen at the nature reserve.
Colleagues who visited Scalise, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, sounded generally upbeat, but spoke more in terms of hopes than the confident predictions of the immediate aftermath a day earlier. Rep. Steve Scalise is improving but is still in critical condition, according to an update from his doctors. The hospital tweeted late Wednesday that the congressman will require additional operations.
After a few more minutes of interrupting and back-and-forth, Wallace grilled Sekulow over rumors that the president wants to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and special prosecutor Robert Mueller , who is now leading the Russian Federation probe.
However, President Trump took a more considerate approach to acknowledge the anniversary of the massacre. Proctor and so many others in the crowd of thousands know that it was hate that triggered the shooting past year, but it's love that's bringing all the people this memorial service for the victims .
The source spoke on condition of anonymity. The Republican president has repeatedly complained about the probe, calling it a witch hunt and saying Democrats can not accept his election victory. This week, Trump also attacked what he called a "phony story" in the Washington Post that said Mueller's investigation had been expanded to include an inquiry into whether Trump's firing of Comey amounted to an illegal attempt to obstruct justice.
The London police said yesterday that at least 58 people were assumed to have lost their lives in the fire, out of which 30 were confirmed dead and 28 were missing and presumed dead. Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard. Opposition Labour Party lawmaker David Lammy said that the government and the police should immediately seize all documents relating to the building's renovation to prevent the ...
Last month, the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is running its own investigation of possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian meddling in the election, also asked the president's transition team to collect and preserve all documents and materials related to Russia .
In that war, Israel gained control of the West Bank and Gaza Strip and subsequently annexed East Jerusalem , in a move not recognized by the worldwide community. The West Bank comprises 21 percent of Palestine's historic land area, but after 50 years of occupation, Israel gives Palestinians only 40 percent of the land, planted with settlements, soldiers, and protected streets, making it hard to calculate the area under Palestinian control.
Sen. Marco Rubio says it's best for the country to let the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 presidential election take its course, and the Florida Republican tells CNN's " State of the Union " that's what he'd advise President Donald Trump .
At least one Afghan soldier was killed and another wounded, the official said. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement . One or possibly two attackers were still alive and fighting with police, he said. "The idea of establishing a dedicated air freight corridor was taken in view of the difficulties that we have on the ground in terms of connectivity between the two countries".
Mr Navalny was detained outside his home an hour before the rally was to start. As he was taken by the police from the entrance of his home in central Moscow , his wife wrote on his Twitter account, posting a photo of him getting into a police vehicle: "Hello".
India had a disappointing day with both the bat and the ball, as Pakistan completely dominated the match. Here, we take a look at what went wrong for Virat Kohli and co in the summit clash. "No matter what they bring, we are believing in our abilities". "I'm disappointed but I have a smile on my face because I'm proud of how my team has performed in the tournament overall".
The queen waved to the crowd, and then hesitated before getting into her vehicle. Of the 58, he said the number of confirmed fatalities in Wednesday's inferno remains at 30. The 91-year-old monarch was greeted Saturday by hundreds of well-wishers on a sunny day in the heart of ceremonial London . The government has promised a full public inquiry.
Newt Gingrich is suddenly very concerned with Mueller's investigation, despite how he initially praised Mueller's integrity and said that his involvement should calm everything down. Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently confirmed President Trump's tweets are in fact official statements . In a letter to Trump, Sessions called for a "fresh start" at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and recommended Comey's removal.
It has since emerged that the United States had banned the type of cladding thought to have been used on Grenfell Tower . A new sign was put up, removing that detail. May has pledged to hold a public inquiry into the fire. The queen and Philip stood silently before the start of the annual Trooping the Color procession that marks the queen's official birthday.
Guadalupe Vidal, 32, a NY college student who came to the US from Mexico at age 6, said she was thankful after hearing about Thursday's statement that the program would continue. Republicans saw it as a "backdoor amnesty" and argued that Obama overstepped his authority by protecting a specific class of immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in prior to testifying before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". He said Trump had learned the effectiveness of social media as a communications tool during the campaign.