Now, her successor must continue the hunt for a Brexit deal that will satisfy both the 27 remaining member states of the European Union and a majority in this parliament. Another possible dark horse is Michael Gove, the environment minister. May looked stiff on the campaign trail and failed to connect with voters who were far more concerned about other issues than Brexit .
The move represents a new step in expanding Barr's powers as he embarks on a controversial review of the early counterintelligence work that kicked off the Russian Federation investigation, which has loomed large over Trump's first term in office.
If needed, "we'll be there in whatever number we need", he added. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. The U.S. military has sped up the deployment of an aircraft carrier group to the Middle East, and sent bombers and Patriot missiles to the region earlier this month.
Iran now faces an attack that is more complex than any it had faced before, Rouhani said at a ceremony commemorating the 1980s Iran-Iraq war . The strong statements came amid spiraling tensions between Washington and Tehran, which have dramatically escalated since last May, when President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled Washington out of a hard-earned 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
The outlook calls for a 70% chance of above-normal tropical cyclone activity during the Central Pacific hurricane season this year. Canadians will get the lowdown on the upcoming hurricane season this afternoon. A planned updated to the National Weather Service's Global Forecast System weather model - often called the American model - will also take place early in the 2019 hurricane season.
On Wednesday, shortly before a previously scheduled meeting with Trump at the White House to discuss infrastructure investment legislation, Pelosi accused Trump of a " cover-up " in regard to investigations related to Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA elections.