Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director
Trump Wise to Consider Joe Lieberman for FBI Director
19 May, 2017, 21:03
Lieberman's selection as a vice presidential candidate was the first time a Jewish person was on a major party's presidential ticket.
Sen. John McCain Thursday called on President Donald Trump to pick former Sen. "That tells me a lot", said Sen. And asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT was his top pick, Trump said yes. "I know of no one who people had genuine affection for the way that they have for Joe Lieberman".
But the idea of having Lieberman replace Comey did not engender much enthusiasm among Senate Democrats.
On Wednesday, Trump met with Lieberman, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, and former top FBI official Richard McFeely. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said it was a "mistake" to nominate him. "He has great respect and affection from both sides of the aisle". It could be a particularly effective administrator from elsewhere in law enforcement.
Pallinghurst bids for remaining stake in Gemfields
Pallinghurst's share price rose 0.9% to R3.35 after the announcement, valuing its bid at about R6.40, or 37 pence. All 3.1 million carats offered were sold, which is a first for a commercial quality Kagem emerald auction.
Lieberman has run for a number of political jobs, including, unsuccessfully, president of the United States. John Cornyn of Texas, both Republicans; Alice Fisher, the former head of the Justice Department's criminal division; and Michael Garcia, a former US attorney from Manhattan.
Since leaving office, Lieberman, a former CT attorney general, has taken a post as senior counsel at the New York-based law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres and Friedman LLP. After losing the Senate primary in part because of Connecticut Democrats' betrayal and unwillingness to support a so-called moderate, Lieberman ran as an Independent and won by 10 percentage points.
The former Democratic vice presidential nominee now works at the law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres in NY - the same firm as Trump's attorney Marc Kasowitz. During the 2016 presidential election, he endorsed former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
The meetings come a day after news broke that Trump allegedly asked Comey in February to drop the FBI's investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Trump has used the law firm many times in the past-including a legal battle with an author who claimed Trump was not a billionaire, according to the Washington Post.
During the transition, Lieberman visited at least twice with the president at Trump Tower in New York City. He also publicly disagreed with Trump's so-called Muslim ban. Joe Lieberman is 75 years old.
Senate Democrats said Thursday they won't accept a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director with a political background, which would seem to rule out former Oklahoma Gov.
Several possible candidates besides Cornyn said they were not interested in the job.
Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies for Ransomware Disaster
This allowed users of the older systems to secure their computers without requiring an upgrade to the latest operating software. Once it gets into your computer, it looks for the other computers on the network to spread itself as widely as possible.
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That's what President Trump is calling ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Clinton last week partly blamed her upset loss to Trump on the release of the emails before the November election.
Four-time champion Novak Djokovic is also safely through to the quarterfinals after beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4. Williams will next take on Garbine Muguruza after the 2016 French Open champion beat Julia Gorges 7-5, 6-4.
Hace 72 horas que el exgobernador de San Luis , Claudio Poggi, está atrincherado en los tribunales electorales de esa provincia. El gobernador Rodríguez Saá transita por estos días un acercamiento explícito al kirchnerismo.
Those killed are largely young men in their 20s and 30s, protesters or those who happened to be in nearby areas during clashes. But Maduro vowed at the weekend that the next presidential election, due in late 2018, would go ahead.
Microsoft released security updates last month to address the vulnerability, with another patch released on Friday. Ransomware attacks are not new, but the speed and vast proliferation of the virus alarmed the experts worldwide.
The expected future growth in earnings per share ("EPS" ) is an incredibly important factor in identifying an under-valued stock. Deutsche Bank raised its rating on Mondelez International, Inc .to Buy on 03/05/2017 in a reversal from its prior Hold rating.
The company, which operates the Taobao and Tmall platforms, announced a US$6 billion share buyback programme over two years. Full year revenue from digital media and entertainment increased 271 per cent year-over-year to US$2.14 billion.
Microsoft is pointing the finger at the USA government, while some experts say the software giant is accountable, too. The cyber criminals have demanded a fee of about USA $300 in crypto-currencies like Bitcoin for unlocking the device.
The Trumps will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium, and the trip includes an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. "Until the oil went down, Saudi Arabia was making a billion dollars a day".
Ivanka Trump to take part in presidential trip
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will accompany Trump for most of the itinerary, National Security Adviser H.R. Tillerson said other governments were especially looking for greater US leadership in the war on terrorism.
Chris Cornell Has Passed Away
Chris' wife Vicky Karayiannis reportedly became concerned after she failed to reach him after the concert , according to TMZ . Cornell , whom the BBC said grew up as "a loner, afflicted by agoraphobia and anxiety", knew a little something about that.
NaviBand take 17th place at Eurovision 2017
The Eurovision Song Contest grand final will be broadcast on Sunday at 5am (AEST) live on SBS and repeated at 7.30pm. With 758 points in total, he had a solid lead over Bulgaria's Kristian Kotov , who came second with 615 points.
"No renunciaré" — Michel Temer
No compré el silencio de nadie ", proclamó Temer , en un mensaje a la nación en el que rechazó la posibilidad de renunciar .
Woman forced to strip in front of immigration officers
She meant to stay for 88 days, and had quit her job prior to flying, but had a tourist visa, as well as a return flight. Hill said she and her boyfriend had "discussed" marriage, but were not planning to Wednesday during this trip.
Could Oblak replace De Gea at Manchester United?
Now with De Gea edging towards a move to Real Madrid the boss has confidence that Romero can fill his gloves. It's certainly the most important in his short history at United and for him rather than the club.