Tehran comments on new Washington sanctions

Tehran comments on new Washington sanctions

Senate's move is unquestionably in breach of both the spirit and the letter of the nuclear deal ", noted Ali Akbar Velayati , the senior foreign policy adviser to the Supreme Leader. The bill, if ratified, will target the individuals and entities linked to Iran's missile activities. Trump has in the past called the nuclear agreement between Tehran and the major powers " the worst deal ever negotiated ".

'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

While Rosenstein has some supervisory responsibilities for the FBI's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether any Trump aides conspired with that campaign, the probe is being led by Mueller , the special counsel Rosenstein appointed in the wake of Comey's firing.

Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

In a statement Thursday, a hospital spokesman said Scalise's condition was "critical with imminent risk of death" when he was admitted, but was improving after several surgeries. Hodgkinson, from IL, died in hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with Capitol Hill police. The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP.

Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace

The only senior minister to support her publicly was the Brexit Secretary David Davis who said he would "fight tooth and nail" to keep her in Downing Street. "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister, received a categoric assurance that in talking to the DUP that there would be no suggestion of any rollback on LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kingdom", she told reporters.

Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

What's more , he wrote, it would ultimately fall on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to make that call. Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. But a source close to the President told CNN's Jim Acosta that Trump has been advised to avoid such a dramatic move. The order by the general counsel for the transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of ...

Qatar says fighter jets deal shows deep US support

Qatar says fighter jets deal shows deep US support

Attiyah said the agreement would boost Qatar's defences and create 60,000 jobs in the United States . In a sense, US President Donald Trump "wants to be able to have honest discussions with Qatar as a friendly nation, not as an adversary", the analyst added.