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Global Putin mocks Comey, says he is welcome to seek asylum in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Putin mocks Comey, says he is welcome to seek asylum in Russian Federation

Regardless, Putin's arms, at least rhetorically, are wide open as he said if Comey were to face political persecution, Russian Federation "is ready to accept him too". Senate's decision Wednesday to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation as a reflection of Western efforts to "contain" Russian Federation, but insisted that the measures have only made the country stronger.

Global Auto bomb kills at least 30 in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah
Author: 0 Auto bomb kills at least 30 in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah

Attacks on security forces have seen a rise in Afghanistan in recent days. KABUL , Afghanistan (AP) - The leader of the Afghan Taliban said on Friday that a planned US troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and vowed to fight on until a full withdrawal of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops from Afghanistan.

Global Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon
Author: 0 Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker. Though, like in the 2016 election, there are a multitude of reasons for the loss , one issue continues to stick out like a sore thumb: Nancy Pelosi . They said they were going to win. Pelosi has led her party in the House since 2003, "overseeing losses in 2004, big gains in 2006 and 2008, then watching as her party slipped into its smallest minority in almost a century", the Washington Times reported .

Global U.S. and China officials meet under North Korea cloud
Author: 0 U.S. and China officials meet under North Korea cloud

Warmbier and bring back those three Americans who do remain there", Nauert added. "Everything depended on the USA government's attitude", Korean-American Bae told South Korean broadcaster YTN in an interview broadcast live. The US has been urging China to prod North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile weapons programmes , but in vain. "It was like, 'Not only do I get to swim, I get to swim with someone I totally look up to who's older than me, and he's cool, and he's fun, and he ...

Global Dan Rather wants to see Democrats battle issues - not just Trump
Author: 0 Dan Rather wants to see Democrats battle issues - not just Trump

Asked if that meant Pelosi should go, Moulton - who backed Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan's challenge to Pelosi's leadership post previous year - said: "I think that's a question for the caucus to decide". "#Ossof Race better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working". They love us. They don't get it. " Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that Ossoff lost".

Global Backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south
Author: 0 Backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south

The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet a day earlier after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, adding that was something it would not tolerate. claimed it dropped bombs near USA forces. It is a military disgrace for the U.S., he said, which it is trying to wipe out. Iranian drone Shahed-129 is displayed by armed forces in a rally commemorating the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution February 11, ...

Global Qatar Airways seeks stake in American
Author: 0 Qatar Airways seeks stake in American

American also noted potential obstacles to Qatar's plan, as its rules prohibit "anyone from acquiring 4.75 percent or more of the company's outstanding stock without advance approval from the board". Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker is known for his brash style. United States law allows foreign entities to own just below 25 percent of an American carrier.

Global BJP's Assam alliance partners support Kovind for President
Author: 0 BJP's Assam alliance partners support Kovind for President

With possible support of JD-U, the vote share of NDA in the electoral college go up to nearly 63 per cent. Kovind resigned as Bihar governor earlier in the day. However, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury was more clear when he said there would be a "strong candidate" against Kovind. "Since the party has chose to support the NDA nominee, there is no need to attend the meeting of the opposition parties convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi ", Janata Dal-United spokesman Rajiv ...

Author: 0 Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

The president also praised his administration's succession from the Paris climate accord, job growth, new policy on Cuba, and appointment of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, while criticizing the "fake news" outlets for not giving him credit for his accomplishments.

Global Shiv Sena non-committal on BJP Presidential candidate
Author: 0 Shiv Sena non-committal on BJP Presidential candidate

Earlier, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday also appreciated the National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) choice of Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind as presidential nominee and said that it's "a matter of happiness" for him, but was non-committal on the support of his party, Janata Dal (United), to his candidature.

Global Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks
Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks

On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Obama. While Israel has continued to expand existing settlement blocs, no new settlements have been built since the 1993 Oslo peace accords, which were meant to lay the framework for a future two-state solution.

Global Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says

Seth Moulton (D-Massachusetts), while Pelosi said Thursday at a press conference that she was "worth the trouble" and loved "the fray". It's understandable: Republican ads in Georgia painted the Democrat, Jon Ossoff , as sure to be a Pelosi pawn - a charge that has scored for the GOP in race after race over the last decade.

Global Trump says he didn't tape of conversations with Comey
Author: 0 Trump says he didn't tape of conversations with Comey

Tim O'Brien, a Trump biographer, told CNN's Brian Stelter on "Reliable Sources" earlier this month that Trump told him during interviews that he was recording their conversations. Does Comey have something else of interest concerning his interactions with Trump that he wants the media to have? Why the game? Sanders was asked.

Global Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria
Author: 0 Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

The Admiral Essen and Admiral Grigorovich frigates and the Krasnodar submarine, which was submerged, fired a total of six Kalibr cruise missiles, the ministry said in a statement. The statement did not mention any warning to the US. Moscow had fired missiles in the past from the Mediterranean at militants' positions in Syria.

Global Qatar isolation could last for years: Gargash
Author: 0 Qatar isolation could last for years: Gargash

The countries have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism, a charge that Doha strongly denies. Kuwait and Oman presently remain the only countries of the GCC retaining diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar. The punitive measures against Qatar have drawn condemnation from rights groups, including Amnesty International , which said the diplomatic dispute has been toying with thousands of lives.

Global Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out
Author: 0 Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice of NY reiterated her call that it was time for Pelosi to step aside. The apparent effectiveness of such attacks alarmed some fellow Democrats, and they show no signs of letting up. President Donald Trump's much-prophesied destruction of the Republican Party has yet to come to pass and, for now at least, appears to be mainly wishful thinking on the part of progressives.

Global Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target
Author: 0 Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

Russia, a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , called on the US military to provide a full accounting as to why it chose to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber . US critics of new pressure on Iran, including former Secretary of State John Kerry, say the new Senate sanctions could undermine the deal [g][h]. The Guards fired six missiles from the west of Iran across the border and into Syria's mostly IS-held Deir Ezzor province, targeting an IS command base, they said earlier.

Global Two Brits treated after Portugal fires
Author: 0 Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

Police and rescuers were searching the fire-struck areas for more bodies. "I am shocked and horrified by the many lives claimed by today's devastating fires", said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who comes from Portugal . According to the government, most of the people who were killed died trying to escape their vehicles when the flames unexpectedly whipped across the road.

Author: 0 Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election

The minority leader is elected during a behind-closed-doors vote by members of that particular party, with Pelosi last winning in November, 134-63 over Ohio Rep. You see these commercials that tie these candidates to Leader Pelosi week in and week out in the last several months. "I think I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly", she concluded.

Global Qatar's neighbours issue demands to end crisis
Author: 0 Qatar's neighbours issue demands to end crisis

This ultimatum amounts to calling for near-total capitulation. Qatar has been given just 10 days to comply or the offer becomes void. Qatar - which has always been accused of supporting terrorist groups - was also asked to sever ties with terrorists, ideological and sectarian organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood , Isis, Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah and Jabhat Fateh al Sham.

Global Dani Alves: 'I have admiration for Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola'
Author: 0 Dani Alves: 'I have admiration for Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola'

Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta confirmed Alves, 34 is to leave the club on a free in search of a new challenge and now the Bianconeri are looking for a suitable replacement. Prior to the spell with Juventus , he spent eight seasons at Barcelona . Guardiola allowed both veteran right-backs Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave at the end of the season when their contracts expired.

Global ABC reporter: My sources tell me Bob Mueller isn't investigating Trump (yet)
Author: 0 ABC reporter: My sources tell me Bob Mueller isn't investigating Trump (yet)

I didn't say investigation... "Representatives of Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, have quietly contacted high-powered criminal lawyers about potentially representing him in the wide-ranging investigation into Russia's influence on the 2016 election, according to three people briefed on the matter," The New York Times reported ".

Author: 0 Ex-detainee believes torture possible in death of Otto Warmbier

Kenneth Bae, the USA citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. Moon said many South Koreans did not accept it, apparently repeating his call on Japan to agree to a renegotiation of the deal, under which Tokyo agreed to provide 10 billion yen ($10.3 million), not in compensation, but only as support funds for the thousands and thousands of Korean women forced ...

Global Trump approval hits low point in CBS poll
Author: 0 Trump approval hits low point in CBS poll

CBS also revealed that support for Trump among Republicans has dropped from 83 percent to 72 percent in less than two months, a direct result of his mishandling of the Russian Federation investigation. The error due to sampling for results based on the entire sample could be plus or minus four percentage points. "We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans", Trump also said in a past appearance.

Global Finsbury Park attack suspect Darren Osborne charged
Author: 0 Finsbury Park attack suspect Darren Osborne charged

Witnesses near the Finsbury Park attack say Ali seemed to suffer a medical episode just before the attack. Makram Ali, 51, died from "multiple injuries" following the crash. The attack raised fears of retaliation against Muslims after a series of deadly assaults in Britain by Islamist extremists. Police said the man they apprehended was taken to hospital as a precaution and would be taken into custody once discharged, where a mental health assessment would be carried out.

Global Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles
Author: 0 Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

The bill calls for sanctions on Iran over its missile program among other things. This year's commemoration comes amid an intensifying battle for influence in the region between Shiite Iran and its Sunni arch rival Saudi Arabia who have had no diplomatic relations since January last year.

Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

While Obama has repeatedly defended the Affordable Care Act , which represents perhaps his most significant domestic legislative achievement, Thursday's statement was even more pointed than his previous comments. "It'll be hard to pass the bill - lot of differing points of view - and one week may not be enough time ", Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah told CNN.

Author: 0 Democrats seethe after loss: 'Our brand is worse than Trump'

It's come to this: For leadership that doesn't repel a majority of Americans, Democrats need to recruit someone who doesn't represent the truth about their party. " Time to move forward and win again", tweeted South Carolina Democratic congressional candidate Joe Cunningham on June 21. Republicans will still call Democrats out-of-touch limousine liberals with San Francisco values even if Nancy Pelosi is not in charge.

Global 1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast
Author: 0 1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

Cities that could experience flooding problems from the storm include Tallahassee, Florida; Mobile, Alabama; Biloxi, Mississippi; and New Orleans , Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, Louisiana. Some parts of MS have reported up to eight and a half inches of rain since Cindy's arrival, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbot has raised the readiness level of Texas' State Operations Center in response to the onslaught of heavy rain and high winds.

Global Mamata accuses Modi govt of backing Gorkhaland stir
Author: 0 Mamata accuses Modi govt of backing Gorkhaland stir

Rajnath Singh on Sunday appealed to people of affected region to remain calm and maintain peace. "I appeal to the people living in Darjeeling and nearby areas to remain calm and peaceful". Some police personnel and GJM activists were injured in the clash, the police said. Thousands of tourists have fled Darjeeling - known as the queen of the hills - since clashes broke out on June 8 between the GJM and the government forces.

Global Oklahoma S Sunderland charged with felony burglary
Author: 0 Oklahoma S Sunderland charged with felony burglary

The Cleveland County charge came just days after a separate warrant was issued out of Oklahoma City for his arrest on a misdemeanor complaint of concealing stolen property. "When you sell property to a pawn shop or an electronic store, you sign something saying that that is your property, it's not stolen", said Officer Megan Morgan, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Global AIADMK (OPS Camp) To Support Kovind
Author: 0 AIADMK (OPS Camp) To Support Kovind

However, sources said Thursday that none of the 24 people is backed by political parties, including the country's main opposition Congress party, and they have all filed their nominations to contest the presidential poll as independent candidates.

Global Dassey attorneys welcome appellate ruling
Author: 0 Dassey attorneys welcome appellate ruling

Dassey and Avery claim authorites framed them as revenge after Avery sued Manitowoc County over a wrongful sexual assault conviction that a DNA test later discredited. "If a state court can evade all federal review by merely parroting the correct Supreme Court law", Judge Ilana Rovner wrote of the state's ruling that Dassey's confession in the case of Halbach's murder was not coerced, "then the writ of habeas corpus is meaningless".

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: Each Grenfell Tower death 'could and should have been avoided'

Greater Manchester Fire Service said: "Following Village 135's test results, we have conducted a fire risk audit, which has concluded that this building is safe for all its residents". Tests on the cladding of Grenfell Tower would be made public in the next 48 hours, she said. The local council in Camden, a borough of London , removed cladding from one of its buildings for further testing after initial tests showed some panels were "not to the standard that we had commissioned".

Global Policeman stabbed in MI airport attack
Author: 0 Policeman stabbed in MI airport attack

Neville's condition was reported to be "satisfactory" after surgery. A police officer was stabbed in the back and neck Wednesday at an airport in Flint, Michigan , and the suspect is in custody and being questioned, according to authorities.

Global EU gives $100M to UNICEF for Syrian children
Author: 0 EU gives $100M to UNICEF for Syrian children

Even before that battle is over, however, tensions have risen over control of eastern Syria as Iranian-backed militias, including the Lebanese group Hezbollah , have moved to extend their reach toward areas where the us -based fighters are also operating.

Global Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station
Author: 0 Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station

He then ran back up to the concourse where commuters had been milling around and rushed toward a soldier shouting " Allahu akbar " - God is greater, in Arabic. Belgium said on Wednesday a Moroccan man carried out a foiled terrorist attack with a nail bomb at a busy Brussels train station, the latest in a wave of attacks to hit Europe.

Global Russia Boss Stanislav Cherchesov Defends Team Over Losing Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Russia Boss Stanislav Cherchesov Defends Team Over Losing Cristiano Ronaldo

The 32-year-old netted the only goal of the game to help the European champions to victory in Moscow , beating goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev from close range early on. New Zealand had not won any of their previous matches at three Confederations Cups dating back to 1999 but they had the better of the first half and went in 1-0 up thanks to a nice goal from Chris Wood .

Global Police Dashcam Video of Cop Shooting Philando Castile Released for First Time
Author: 0 Police Dashcam Video of Cop Shooting Philando Castile Released for First Time

During the trial, Yanez told the court that he feared for his life. Castile , who was a cafeteria worker at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in St. "I wanted to let everyone know that an officer from the Ferguson PD called and wanted to extend his support". On Friday, Yanez was declared not guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile .

Global Hear the moment cops shoot knife-wielding pregnant woman
Author: 0 Hear the moment cops shoot knife-wielding pregnant woman

It was not clear whether the woman's three other children-aged one, four and 11- who were home at the time had witnessed their mom's death. According to the transcript , one of the officers says "tase her" after a conversation with Lyles over an alleged burglary takes a turn for the worse.

Global Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism
Author: 0 Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism

In an accompanying statement , the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that Hodgkinson had made numerous posts on social media platforms "espousing anti-Republican views", but that he did not make any online threats or references to lawmakers or to the congressional baseball practice.

Global Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton
Author: 0 Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton

This individual would prefer Proton to be owned 100% by Malaysia while losing hundreds of millions each year", he said. Geely will prioritize making cars for the domestic and regional markets, and will assemble Volvos if there is excess capacity.

Global CBSE declares Neet 2017 results
Author: 0 CBSE declares Neet 2017 results

The NEET examination for admission to MBBS and BDS courses was held on 7th May. Around 18 lakh students appeared for the exam and eagerly waiting for the results for the past few weeks. Het Shah of Nadiad from Gujarat topped the exams scoring 685 out of 720, followed by Ekansh Goyal with 685 from Rourkela, Odisha. The third rank was secured by Nikhil Bhajiya with a score of 678 marks.

Author: 0 North Korea 'top security threat,' US & China officials agree

North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died on Monday in a USA hospital. While some Blue House officials insisted that the word "allow" should not be interpreted in the context of USA permission, CBS concluded its report by saying, "President Moon believes he is going to get the green light from President Trump to have these bilateral talks with North Korea, to begin this inter-Korean dialogue".

Author: 0 Police consider manslaughter charges over fire

May's spokeswoman, Alison Donnelly, told reporters that estimates from local authorities suggest about 600 buildings have the same type of cladding, which is suspected of assisting the spread of the blaze. May has launched a public inquiry into the fire and police have announced a criminal investigation. Tests on the cladding of Grenfell Tower would be made public in the next 48 hours, she said.

Global Philippines says Islamist militants free hostages after day-long drama
Author: 0 Philippines says Islamist militants free hostages after day-long drama

Padilla said troops have cordoned off the school because the militants had planted improvised explosive devices around the area. The Malagakit school was closed at the time of the attack. Community leaders in the area were called in to help in negotiations to rescue the hostages, Padilla said. The U.S. military in recent weeks deployed a P3 Orion aircraft to provide surveillance and intelligence to troops battling more than 100 gunmen holding an unspecified number of hostages in Marawi.

Author: 0 Some House Democrats says it's time for Pelosi to go

The district, which was redrawn in 2010, has been comfortably conservative through several elections, but not Tuesday. The race for Georgia's 6th district was the most expensive House race in United States history. The election outcome will not alter the balance of power in Washington , where Republicans control both chambers of Congress. The White House is suggesting that a Republican win in Georgia's special House election on Tuesday was a personal victory for President ...