The White House's explanation of President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey has been a moving target. In a memo to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Mr Rosenstein said he could not defend Mr Comey's "refusal to accept the almost universal judgment that he was mistaken" in the way he handled an investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.
But it's not just North Korea who will be attending, the Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will also attend, the Cambodian foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. While bulk of the lending may go to global financial or commodity trading centers, some nations located along the project link have benefited from China's loan diplomacy.
While the number of fentanyl deaths increased previous year in the state, the overall number of opioid deaths stayed the same. That increase was not as sharp as observed in some East Coast states, according to the Washington Department of Health (DOH).
Trump fired Flynn, a retired general, in February for failing to disclose talks with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about United States sanctions on Moscow and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. The subpoenas represent the first sign of a significant escalation of activity in the FBI's broader investigation begun last July into possible ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation.
Leahy and Shaheen want details about Comey's request to his higher-ups at Justice on the Russian Federation probe. Trump's characterisation was at odds with that of the top Republican and Democratic lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Lavrov and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were asked during a photo-op whether Comey's firing cast a shadow over the meeting between the two diplomats. On Syria, where Russian Federation has backed President Bashar al-Assad's forces and the USA has supported anti-Assad rebels, the talks appeared to indicate a slight narrowing of differences.