At a briefing attended by 40 or more members of the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives, the heads of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Homeland Security Department and the director of national intelligence told members to urge states and cities overseeing elections to be prepared for threats. "I am not aware of that".
Nielsen added that Russian Federation had attempted to target "public confidence on both sides" in 2016 and would continue to do so in the future.
Former United States Director of Intelligence James Clapper said he thinks Russian meddling "turned the election" on Wednesday's episode of "1A".
The chairman of the House panel, Devin Nunes, has been extensively criticised for his closeness to the Trump White House.
In his new memoir, Facts and Fears: Hard Truths From a Life in Intelligence, Clapper describes evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin swayed the election in a bid to secure Trump's election as "staggering".
"I do not believe that I've seen that conclusion that specific intent was to help President Trump win", Nielsen insisted. "No, there are not tanks in the streets, but what's happening right now goes to the heart of who we are as a nation, and I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election but as an American afraid of losing a country". "Russian goals included undermining faith in the USA democratic process and harming a candidate's electability and potential presidency".
Nielsen's remarks, which come amid her reported tensions with Trump over immigration, sparked instant condemnation. "Importantly, they targeted both major political parties".
Nielsen said she supports, more broadly, the intelligence community's findings about Russian meddling.
"The Secretary has previously reviewed the Intelligence Community's assessment and agrees with it - as she stated today and previously".
Hillary Clinton took a jab at President Donald Trump, pulling out a Russian ushanka hat while delivering a commencement speech at Yale University.
"I don't believe our democracy can function for long on lies, particularly when inconvenient and hard facts spoken by the practitioners of truth are dismissed as 'fake news, '" Clapper writes.
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declined to answer questions about whether he agreed with the 2017 intelligence community assessment.
Brafman, Weinstein's lawyer, told reporters outside the court that his client will enter a plea of "not guilty" to the charges. Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves criminal court following his arraignment in Manhattan in NY , U.S., May 25, 2018.
It's main goal is to root out traders that are set on manipulating the market in their favour through nefarious actions. Bloomberg first reported the investigation, which is being coordinated with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission .
It also will be available to purchase through ESPN Plus, where consumers can purchase and view UFC pay-per-view events. The overall UFC schedule will not ultimately change much going from FOX to ESPN, outside of the change of networks.
Forecasters fear the front has an 80 percent chance of deteriorating into a subtropical or tropical depression this weekend. Memorial Day Weekend in North Alabama: Expect a good covering of heavy downpours on Friday: especially south of Huntsville.
Google clarified that YouTube Music is not meant to replace Google Play Music , as they'll apparently coexist. Luckily, if you were already a YouTube Red subscriber, they'll let you keep your existing price point.
The NBA team invited the school's 300 seniors to attend the game after a shooter killed 10 people at their school. Mainly, we just want to be left alone - is what the community wants", Santa Fe HS junior Megan McGuire said.
Ramirez spent 38 of the Red Sox's 50 games hitting third in the lineup and hit second on 12 occasions. He was now at 195 plate appearances and if/when he is released by the Red Sox that option goes away.
However, Apple does provide links on how to get that data, along with a Frequently Asked Questions page to help users out. For example, you won't be able to make iTunes purchases, access iCloud email addresses or send iMessages to your friends.
Earlier this month, the Dominican Republic established diplomatic relations with China and severed ties with Taiwan. The Beijing-sceptic leader has since refused to agree with China over the fact that Taiwan is part of "one China".
The results: Only 0.1 percent in the usual care group succeeded; rates ranged from 0.5 percent to almost 3 percent for the rest. The researchers found similar results even when they focused on those who were motivated to quit when entering the programs.
Nipah virus, or NiV, has infected 13 other people, two of whom were in critical condition in hospital on Wednesday. The reason for fear is because of the fact that fruit bats are the major carriers of the virus.
Tesla reaches settlement in class-action Autopilot case
Yet, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has employed an investigation team to Utah for investigating the case. A Tesla spokeswoman, Keely Sulprizio, did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.
Celtics, Cavs get in brief scuffle during Game 5
The Celtics are too good at home: In order for the Cavaliers to reach the NBA Finals, they will now have to win Game 7 in Boston. As officials and other players intervened Celtics guard Terry Rozier raced into the fray and pushed Nance. "We didn't play well".
Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms; Expect Heavy Rain
Per NHC, an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the disturbance Friday afternoon, if necessary. As of May 23, we are already seeing the potential for minor flooding along the Flint River near Taylor and Crawford counties.
Boston Celtics have to expect vintage James in game six
I'd be willing to bet that this Cleveland team finishes ten games under.500 without LeBron James on the roster. Tensions flared early in the second quarter when Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. shoved Morris under the basket.