He said the demonstrators had used the upcoming Kurdish New Year festival of Newroz as a "pretext" for the rally as the new year only falls on Tuesday. "Why are they protecting them?" Kahl also said he did not think the Turkish government was behind the coup, saying: "The coup attempt was not initiated by the government".
Complicating his mission to Beijing are China's strenuous objections to the initial deployment to South Korea of a US missile defense system that have strained relations between Seoul and Beijing and sparked a snowballing economic boycott against South Korea among some Chinese.
On Thursday the White House released its 2018 budget proposal seeking approval from Congress, which among other things seeks to fortify the US-Mexican border. There is no similar language for the Mexican side of the wall. The port of entry from Mexico to the U.S.is seen next to the border wall in San Ysidro, Calif.
Ryan said the more generous tax credits will be among the changes the House Rules committee will take up this week in advance of a final House floor vote - planned for Thursday. They in turn could ignore potentially huge abuses of the presidency, for example, Trump's tweets alleging that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.
And Kate Middleton is reportedly not too happy. The Duke, 34, and Duchess of Cambridge, 35, were in Paris for a two-day trip to highlight strong Franco-British ties after the referendum on June 23 past year. "We think you are very strong and very fearless, you've made awesome progress", the Duke of Cambridge said, according to the Daily Express . Sound off your thoughts in the comments section below and stay tuned for more news about Prince William and Princess Kate in Paris.
Trump's budget proposal for the fiscal year beginning on October 1 would cut 28 percent of the budget for USA diplomacy and foreign aid, according to documents provided by the White House. While McPike is the only reporter actually accompanying Tillerson on the plane, reporters who traveled to Asia on standard commercial flights will reportedly be provided access to the secretary of state.