The law allows the families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia and seek compensation from its government. According to an email thread between Hillary Clinton and chief of staff John Podesta, Saudi Arabia has served as a "financial" and "logistic" backer of Daesh, so the notion that the Saudi Arabian government supported Al Qaeda does not seem to fall outside the realm of possibility.
At a press conference a year ago, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that China had been "consistent and clear" about its commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. He also noted that China had published five executive orders, totalling more than 900 pages, listing items banned from export to North Korea. Tillerson quickly made it clear that the time had come for a change from former USA policy with North Korea under Barack Obama.
A daily survey in the United States has found President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped to 37 per cent, while his disapproval rating's risen to 58 per cent. Trump's numbers are fairly high among Republicans, with 88 percent approving of the job he's doing. Trump had a 45% approval rating on 11 March and a 49% disapproval rating.
Collins said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that she wishes Trump would "explain to us on the Intelligence Committee and to the American people" his basis for the accusations. On Monday, the White House started softening his claims, with spokesman Sean Spicer saying the president was referring more broadly to general surveillance that may have been approved by the Obama administration.
Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty on March 29, her spokesman said on Monday. The formal process is expected to take two years according to an official table setting out deadlines, which - if stuck to - would see the United Kingdom officially become autonomous in 2019.
Pakistan minister for water and power Khawaja Mohammed Asif reiterated on Monday that the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) was an worldwide agreement which provided an amicable solution to serious water issues between Pakistan and India. Though India had offered to continue discussing the matters, Pakistan could not afford delays in the resolution process as construction of the two plants was continuing.