Intelligence officials have been providing information to Trump about the death for weeks and he was briefed again by phone on Saturday by CIA Director Gina Haspel and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as he flew to California to visit areas of the state hit by deadly wildfires.
Melissa Schuster, a Paradise town council member, told ABC News on Monday that the "entire community of Paradise is a toxic wasteland right now". When no remains were found, they spray-painted a large, orange "0" near the house and moved on.
North Korea's surprise announcement Friday that dictator Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of an unspecified "high-tech tactical weapon" means that a potential military confrontation between the US and the North over nuclear weapons and missiles is once again a real and frightening possibility.
In a preliminary ruling on Friday, a Washington DC judge said the administration had not provided sufficient justification for the revocation, and Acosta's constitutional rights outweighed the White House's right to have an orderly news conference.
In a series of earlier tweets, Mr Trump launched an attack on Mr Macron over his "very low approval rating" and issued a gibe at France's defeat and occupation by Nazi Germany in World War Two. More broadly, Macron's response and his initial provocation of Trump by denouncing nationalism show that the French leader realizes that politics is about much more than personalities.
REUTERS/Yuri Gripas President Donald Trump waves after answering questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington , en route to see fire damage in California. "The witch hunt, as I call it, should never have taken place". Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and named Sessions' chief of staff Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general on November 7.
They ripped Abrams for her refusal to concede , calling it a "publicity stunt" and "temper tantrum". In a fiery speech, Abrams insisted this was no normal concession, decrying the voter "deliberate and intentional" voter suppression by Kemp that she believed had led to this conclusion.
The tour came as firefighters raced to get ahead of strong winds expected overnight and authorities struggled to locate 1,276 people who were listed as missing. Northern California's Camp Fire has destroyed almost 10,000 homes and torched 233 square miles (603 square kilometres). The National Weather Service warned that on Sunday, the area could get 20 miles per hour sustained winds and 40 miles per hour gusts, which could make it hard for crews to continue making progress against the blaze.
Facebook said most of the fake accounts it found were financially motivated, rather than aimed at misinformation. The New York Times reported Wednesday that in October 2017 Facebook hired Washington-based consultancy firm Definers Public Affairs as it sought to recover its public image in the wake of allegations that Russian Federation spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on fake accounts that spread content seen by 126 million people meant to damage Democratic presidential ...
The couple had said they met Bobbitt when he gave his last $20 to McClure, who was stranded on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia , so she could put gas in her auto, then started the GoFundMe campaign as a way to thank him. Coffina noted D'Aminco and McClure were in custody since Wednesday night while Bobbitt was awaiting extradition from Philadelphia . Coffina also noted that the story of the empty gas tank is not new to Bobbitt.
Washington insists the measures should stay in place until the North's "final, fully verified" denuclearization. Pyongyang's suspension of nuclear weapon and ballistic missile tests has been key to this year's rapid diplomatic developments and North Korean-US negotiations, and has been repeatedly praised by President Donald Trump.
During a news conference in Riyadh, the kingdom's deputy public prosecutor, Shalaan al-Shalaan, told reporters 21 people have been taken into custody in connection with the killing, 11 have been indicted, and the office is calling for the death penalty for five of them, Fox News reported .
Kim Eui-kyeom, a spokesman for the presidential Blue House in Seoul, said South Korean and United States intelligence officials had been "closely watching" the sites using military satellites and that the CSIS report contained "nothing new".
But he brought it up while noting Avenatti's major role in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings through his representation of Julie Swetnick , whose allegations against Kavanaugh came under scrutiny last month . Avenatti remained in custody Wednesday evening and a call and text message seeking comment weren't immediately returned. On Wednesday, TMZ reported that a woman ran out of the apartment building in Century City and was on the sidewalk on her cellphone with sunglasses ...
In August, President Trump endorsed Hyde-Smith over another Republican in Mississippi's State Senate, Chris McDaniel. The comments came at a press conference announcing the endorsement of a pro-life group for Hyde-Smith's reelection bid.
Firefighters from California's Foster City Fire Department on Monday came to the rescue of a cat who was burned in the Camp Fire , which has left at least 48 people dead and over 100 missing. More than 50,000 people have fled the Camp blaze, according to member station KQED . Forecasts called for winds to pick up again Monday night in Butte County, though with less force than previous days, National Weather Service meteorologist Aviva Braun told reporters.
Some have speculated that McSally will get another shot at the Senate after losing her election, but that seems unlikely at this point. "Kyrsten has been a champion fighting for Arizonan's health and rights since her days in the Arizona House of Representatives and we look forward to continuing our work together".
Amid some Republican complaints about a recount delay, Snipes vowed, "We'll make the deadlines if we have to work 24 hours a day". Still, there's not much choice but for Florida to go through the process. Nevertheless, he concluded, the setup is ripe for corruption and Scott must recuse himself. Common Cause and the League of Women Voters sued to push Scott to remove himself from the process.
He ran quickly back to the fence. "They experienced a lot of violence, including having the shelter they were staying in robbed and set on fire", said immigration attorney Nicole Ramos. "Citizens of countries outside Central America, including countries in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, and elsewhere are now traveling through Mexico toward the U.S".
As fire officials from across Ventura and Los Angeles county gathered to speak to reporters on Sunday, beyond the charred and smoldering hills where the Woolsey fire burned through the weekend, the wind was already starting to pick up.
A wildfire known as the Camp Fire has killed five and burned numerous structures in Paradise, California , as mandatory evacuations affected tens of thousands of people in both Northern and Southern California. Herrera, who lives in Paradise with her 88-year-old husband, Lou, left a frantic voicemail around 9:30 a.m. saying they needed to get out. "The town is devastated, everything is destroyed", said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) spokesman Scott ...
Macron is expected to speak and light a flame in honour of an unknown soldier who was killed in the war and whose remains are buried with others under the triumphal arch. The visit made clear that, almost two years after taking office, Mr Trump has dramatically upended decades of American foreign policy posture, shaking allies.
Married for nearly 26 years, the Obamas represent the flawless couple. Michelle Obama has unveiled her new memoir , in which she writes about the transition from her husband's administration to Donald Trump's , saying that some news about Barack's successor "turns her stomach".
When you say "doctored" you're a dishonest guy!" Rosenstein told reporters Friday that based on his experiences with Whitaker, "I think he's a superb choice for attorney general ". McConnell also echoed Trumps' warnings on investigations, saying: "The Democrats in the House will have to decide just how much presidential harassment they think is good strategy".
But what they saw when they stepped outside shocked them. It destroyed more than 6,700 buildings, almost all of them homes. Images from Paradise have showed the sky filled with acrid smoke, nearly blotting out the sun. Malibu City Councilman Jefferson "Zuma Jay" Wagner has been hospitalized after losing his home in the Woolsey fire , according to city officials.
Namal Rajapaksa, an ex-lawmaker and son of Rajapaksa, said the SLFP's policies had not been pursued by Sirisena in the coalition government with the Wickremesinghe-led centre-right United National Party (UNP). "A desperate president without a majority, now resorts to more desperate measures by illegally dissolving parliament", Samaraweera said. "Sirisena has relegated the constitution to toilet paper".
He says some of the victims were found in cars and in houses. But officials know the gusts will be back Sunday and most evacuation orders remain in place. "We heard this was coming so we set up the sprinklers and we hosed the whole house down", said Malibu resident Patrick Henry. "We're working very hard to get people out".
Thus investigators claim that the body of the Saudi journalist was disposed off as liquid through the drains, added the paper without revealing the sources. We gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to the French, to the English. "We gave it to Saudi Arabia", President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the Ankara airport before departing for Paris for commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
Whitaker will now oversee the investigation of interference from Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential elections as well as possible collusion with the campaign of President Trump , a controversial probe headed by former FBI chief Robert Mueller .
A video shared on Twitter clearly showed the attacker, a dark-skinned middle-aged man wearing a black sweatshirt, viciously swinging the knife he used to stab the civilians at police officers at the scene. The officers were seen trying for at least a minute to detain the man peaceably as his attacks on them continued, before one office shot him with a weapon.
The gunman, 28-year-old Ian David Long , was an ex-Marine who had served in Afghanistan . Soon after the shooting started, Sergeant Ron Helus , a veteran of 29 years, was first on the scene and entered the bar with another policeman. "He said Helus was on the phone with his wife when he got the report of the shooting and he told her, "'Hey, I have to go. "I want gun control".
Joe Donnelly versus Republican Mike Braun in IN; and Democratic Sen. If Bredesen wins, he'll be Tennessee's first Democrat Senator since Al Gore in the early 1990s. Meanwhile, several 2020 presidential prospects easily won re-election, including Sens. All three and Sherrod Brown, a pro-labor senator victorious in OH, are considered potential 2020 Democratic presidential contenders.
A crew member of Royal Automobile Club of Queensland, which provided the rescue helicopter that transported the bite victim, described the man's injuries as " absolutely horrific ". Sea World's director of marine sciences Trevor Long said our three most unsafe sharks all had different feeding patterns but there were similarities in the way they hunted their prey.
The gunman was throwing smoke grenades all over the place. The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Officers from at least three law-enforcement agencies combed the area around the Borderline Bar & Grill in search of the gunman who opened fire on the popular country-and-Western venue about 11:20 p.m.
The two popular anchors were invited on stage at his rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on November 5. Still, Republican voters tended to be overwhelmingly supportive of the president. Trump said in a tweet that did not mention the loss of GOP control of the House. "We were all told that Hannity was going to interview the president, but no one that I spoke with expected what happened last night", the employee said.
USA residents are waking up to the midterm election results, in what is a big change for U.S. congress. We could not be more thankful for the support that was shown by each and every one of you. Trump and Mr. DeSantis as well that the politics of hatred and of division and of separation, that they come to an end, at least in this election, that's what we're going to show.
Mr Trump had called the conference to trumpet his party's success in Tuesday's midterm elections, but the press briefing turned hostile when he opened the floor to questions . The way you treat Sarah Huckabee Sanders is awful. "That's true", said Trump. "You should not treat people that way". Trump continued: " CNN should be ashamed of themselves having you working for them.
USA prosecutors have spent years piecing together a sweeping case against Guzman, which they hope will end with the 61-year-old spending the rest of his life in a maximum-security United States prison. In the United States, opioid addiction has spiraled into an epidemic. Potential jurors were quizzed Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, about their attitudes on drug trafficking and how much attention they've paid to news reports about Guzman.
For Tlaib, Tuesday's election marks the second time she will have made history in recent years. Following her win in 2016, Omar said her political involvement had become more than "about me or the win or the loss". Keith Ellison was the first Muslim to win a seat in Congress. The other was Rashida Tlaib , of MI. Minnesota state data showed Omar winning by a large margin, and MI media reported that Tlaib had won.
In a big relief for India, which is the third largest importer of crude oil in the world, U.S. has exempted it from oil sanctions on Iran along with seven other countries. Iran's clerical rulers dismissed the curbs. "Allowing these activities to continue for the time being will improve ongoing oversight of Iran's civil nuclear program", Pompeo said, "and make these facilities less susceptible to illicit and illegal nuclear uses".
Personal data was again exposed for Georgia voters - 6.7 million at the time - as were passwords used by county officials to access files. A saying made most popular by Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, but it seemingly applies to politics in this midterm election season.
Bill Nelson , and former Rep. Ron DeSantis , who hopes to succeed Scott as governor. Trump received the type of jobs report that any president would envy heading into the final days before the midterm elections. One estimate shows that least 20 million people have voted in the election, with some states' early voting numbers on track to exceed the 2014 election, CNN reported .
A young driver was inhaling chemical vapours, or huffing, just prior to striking and killing three Girl Scouts and a mother and critically injuring a fourth girl who had been picking up trash along a rural Wisconsin highway, police said Monday.
Indonesia's military chief said he believed the plane had been located, and a transport safety official said divers would be sent to confirm the origin of a "ping" signal picked up by a search and rescue team late on Tuesday. Mr Ayorbaba, who travelled often around Indonesia for business, shared the video on WhatsApp with his wife, Inchy Ayorbaba, the Associated Press reported.
As we witness the worldwide outrage at his killing, the perpetrators should know that they can never erase his vision for his beloved country. Saudi officials have acknowledged that Kashoggi was killed in the consulate on October 2, but say the assailants gave the remains to a third party.
Guterres "offered assistance in facilitating a dialogue with all the parties to resolve the situation", it said. As per section 42 (4) the Constitution of Sri Lanka , President can appoint a person who according to his belief can win the confidence of the House of Representatives as the Prime Minister.
Watch the efforts that President Trump's policies have achieved. The Iran nuclear deal was drawn up by the Obama administration and was agreed to by the UK, Russia, France, China, Germany and the EU. "Secretary Pompeo has been very clear that we have an ear open to what is possible". Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that President Donald Trump has "disgraced" U.S.
In a Real Clear Politics averaging of polls, Democrats lead Republicans on a generic congressional ballot 49.3 percent to 42.1 percent. It's also believed that Robert Mueller will announce his findings on alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
She faces Republican Brian Kemp , who was appearing with Vice President Mike Pence at a trio of events in the state Thursday. "He's wrong", Abrams said on CNN's "State of the Union". During his speech, Pence tried to counter Abrams' liberal appeal with a folky message: " This ain't Hollywood ". Former President Barack Obama will campaign for Abrams tomorrow.
This was a major impediment for India as it is heavily dependent on Iranian oil. "The Iranians have perfected their game working under sanctions". US officials said Friday that Washington was adding 700 individuals and entities to its Iran blacklist and pressuring the global SWIFT banking network to cut off Tehran when expanded sanctions are put in place next week.