Asked whether he posed a "grave national security concern to the country", he replied, "Look, I can say that in the White House, I worked with some phenomenal people and I think over the last few years, the president's done a phenomenal job of identifying what are our national security priorities".
If confirmed, the swings in Ankara and Istanbul could be excruciating for the politician who campaigned hard to retain hold of them. The AKP also won three cities in the country's Kurdish majority southeast from the People's Democracy Party (HDP).
Most offices paused work briefly while many people gathered in front of giant billboard screens at hubs from Shibuya and Shinjuku in Tokyo to Dotonbori in Osaka, taking selfies to mark the moment when Mr Suga held up a framed placard with the new era name.
NY lawmakers are expected to begin passing the budget on Sunday. With the ban, NY joins California in imposing a statewide ban (though the Times says Hawaii also has a de facto state-wide ban in practice, as they are prohibited by the island state's counties individually).
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is facing scrutiny related to his behavior around women and girls. "He leaned further in and inhaled my hair". Biden's campaign would have to address dozens of images and videos similar to the one Carter responded to, many of them compiled on a satirical " Biden 2020 " webpage.
According to SLED , Josephson, of Robbinsville, NJ, died from "multiple sharp force injuries". No further details were provided, and SLED spokeswoman Kathryn Richardson - who released the statement to the media on Monday afternoon - told us her agency could not provide us with any further information "at this time".