According to the Tampa Bay Times , the employee in charge of the checks couldn't log into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System and so approved tens of thousands of applications without the required check. Department employees interviewed in the investigation called the NICS checks "extremely important", the report said, and if it came out they weren't accessed, "this could cause an embarrassment to the agency".
Trump left the summit after breakfast Saturday to fly to Singapore to prepare for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. At his closing news conference, Trudeau had repeated his prior statements that he believed the US's national-security rationale for imposing steel and aluminum tariffs was "insulting", and that Canada would impose retaliatory tariffs.
Armored vans lined the streets of the coastal city of Qingdao as world leaders arrived on Friday for the 18th annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a regional security bloc led by China and Russian Federation. Its member states also include four ex-Soviet Central Asian republics, Pakistan and India. Now in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the pact, "SCO members may use granting full membership to Iran as a way to demonstrate support for (Tehran) and the nuclear ...
Leaders of the G7 nations struggled to close a widening chasm on Friday triggered by US President Donald Trump's thrashing of global trade rules and differences in the Western alliance over climate change and the Iran nuclear deal . With respect to the North Korea summit, Trump said that it would be a "one time shot" for Kim Jong-un but he is hopeful that the meeting would work out.
According to DOJ guidelines , federal investigators may only obtain records directly from journalists "after all reasonable alternative attempts have been made to obtain the information from alternative sources". New York Times journalist Ali Watkins had several years of email and phone records seized by federal prosecutors, it emerged on Friday. Mr. Wolfe was not a source of classified information for Ms.
Israel said it was defending the frontier against crowds that threw stones and burned tyres in an attempt to cross. More than 115 Palestinians have been killed and almost 3,700 wounded during near-weekly protests along the Israeli border, according to Palestinian health officials.