New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

The TV programme also accused the U.S. of speeding up the deployment before the conservative government in South Korea handed over power. That could be an early test for him with respect to the THAAD, as Moon has made clear he believes the U.S.

James Comey Leaks Donald Trump Dinner Details to the New York Times

When asked whether Trump requested a pledge of loyalty, Spicer said the report wasn't true. It said that Trump knew Comey was not up to the task so he made a decision to replace him with someone who could bring credibility back to the investigative agency.

New era in BC politics

Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Clark deflected a question on how much she's to blame for the reduced Liberal vote into a chance to embrace the Greens. Pipelines: The Greens do not support the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and will work to stop it from proceeding. While still short of the four seats needed for official party status , Weaver was pleased with the "first ever Green elected caucus in North America".

PM Modi speaks to new South Korean President

Moon furthermore enjoyed an election boost from President Trump's "off-hand remark" on North Korea. He added: "The US can not attack us first..." Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high for months over North Korea's nuclear and missile development and fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test or another ballistic missile test in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.

Trump warns Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

He said that it would not appear to be standard practice. "Whether or not Trump's firing of Comey evolves into a constitutional crisis ultimately depends on what happens next". Top Democrats want answers from the Justice Department about whether ousted FBI Director James Comey asked his superiors for additional resources to investigate Russia's interference in last year's elections.

North Korea sends protest letter to US Congress over sanctions

North Korea sends protest letter to US Congress over sanctions

Last week Pyongyang's powerful ministry of state security said it had foiled a plot by the US and South Korean spy agencies to kill Kim using a biochemical weapon. In addition to vowing to "ruthlessly punish" anti-state criminals, North Korea is also denying consular access to the American detainees, the Department of State revealed , adding that the recent string of detentions highlight "the risk associated with travel to North Korea ".