Fearing that Wednesday's Senate confirmation hearing could shed unnecessary light on classified torture programs that could potentially amount to war crimes and taint her career and the work of the USA intelligence community, Haspel was allegedly ready to throw in the towel, before the White House and the CIA rushed to her aid over the weekend.
The attacker was arrested immediately after the shooting, officials said. The attacker has been identified as 21-year-old Abid Hussain, who has been shifted to an undisclosed location. Police are trying to ascertain his motive. "We have to put a stop to such incidents" said the PPP co-chairman. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi "strongly condemned" the attack on Iqbal and has sought an immediate report from Punjab's police chief.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, U.S. Congressman William Keating had some disparaging words about President Donald Trump's new lawyer, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani . President Donald Trump's new attorney, Emmet Flood, a veteran of the Clinton impeachment battles, is the leading candidate to replace the White House's top lawyer, several people familiar with the matter said.
The once disestablished 2nd Fleet of the U.S. Navy will be making a return. The Pentagon has re-activated its 2nd Fleet , which was disbanded in 2011. Late a year ago, US allies said Russian Federation was patrolling the North Atlantic and may be looking to cut underwater Internet cables for espionage or sabotage purposes .
On Saturday, Hamas , which rules the Gaza Strip , blamed Israel for a blast that killed six group members in the central Gaza Strip. The explosion comes amid an escalation of violence in the enclave in which almost 50 Palestinian protesters have lost their lives in clashes with Israeli forces since March 30.
In Moscow and many other cities, authorities had refused Navalny's supporters' request to hold a rally at the site, and declared it unauthorized. "Before his detention, he briefly addressed supporters in central Moscow , leading them in chants of 'Down with the Tsar!".