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Global Obama warned Trump about hiring Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Obama warned Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

Even after Yates' initial explanation on January 26, White House Counsel Donald McGahn didn't seem to get it. White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, had insisted that Flynn had not discussed US -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period.

Global Imran Khan wants Dawn Leaks report to be made public
Author: 0 Imran Khan wants Dawn Leaks report to be made public

It appears that the issue between the Pakistan Army and the Government of Pakistan stands resolved on Dawn leaks issue as the former has withdrawn its tweet which was posted earlier, rejecting the "incomplete" notification about Dawn leaks issued by the Prime Minister's Office.

Global We can not accept United States to arm YPG: Turkish deputy PM
Author: 0 We can not accept United States to arm YPG: Turkish deputy PM

Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984 and is considered a terrorist group by the United States, Turkey and Europe. White said Washington would still prioritize supplying those Arab fighters within the SDF. "The US decision to arm the YPG.is important and will hasten the defeat of terrorism", a spokesman for the SDF told AFP .

Global NWS: Chance of storms, showers
Author: 0 NWS: Chance of storms, showers

On Tuesday night , it will be partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Mostly cloudy with a low around 65. On Friday , the sun will rise at 6:13:40 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Today: Mostly cloudy with gusty afternoon winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. With the clash of warm air and cool air we have the slight chance for a few thunderstorms, but a slight chance at that.

Global North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a
Author: 0 North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a "pretty smart cookie"

President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea had "disrespected" China by attempting to launch another ballistic missile. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chaired the United Nations Security Council meeting, where he urged the worldwide community to come together to put pressure on North Korea.

Author: 0 Watch all the goals as Man City hammer Crystal Palace 5-0

He could recall just one match this season when City created fewer chances than their opponents - at Tottenham in early October, when City lost 0-2. De Bruyne. The most hard thing in football, basketball, tennis, in all the sports is to do it in the last moment. After moving to the brink of safety with a fine run of form through March and April, Sam Allardyce's side have still not made their top-flight status mathematically certain.

Author: 0 James Comey Could Still Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Congress can intensify public pressure for the appointment of a special prosecutor through continued committee investigations, or it could try to pass a law restoring the provisions that expired in 1999. 'The question is, why did it happen last night?' Schumer mused. At the New Yorker , Jeffrey Frank tried to explain how Comey's firing both is and isn't like the Saturday Night Massacre .

Global Kosovo gov't loses no-confidence vote, early election likely
Author: 0 Kosovo gov't loses no-confidence vote, early election likely

Political deadlock over a border demarcation agreement with Montenegro has led to the downfall of Kosovo's coalition government. According to the constitution there will have to be elections in June as none of the parties represented in parliament were prepared to create a new coalition to form another government.

Author: 0 In Trump Abbas-Meet, Hope Springs Eternal as Peace Prospects Run Dry

The meeting with Mr Abbas, the Western-backed head of the Palestinian Authority, was another test of whether Mr Trump, in office a little more than 100 days, is serious about pursuing what he has called the "ultimate deal" of Israeli-Palestinian peace that eluded his predecessors.

Author: 0 Comey to Colleagues: 'It Is Done, and I Will Be Fine'

It said the president had considered firing Comey since the election. Senate Republicans are now resisting renewed calls from Democrats for a special prosecutor to probe Russia's meddling in the presidential race. Agents and employees told CBS News that they take issue with White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders' comments that Comey had lost the confidence of the bureau.

Global With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA - Not End It
Author: 0 With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA - Not End It

Trump told the crowd he was prepared to announce a few days ago that the USA was leaving NAFTA until he got calls from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto asking to negotiate. But, he added, "we're going to give renegotiation a good, strong shot". Renegotiating or exiting NAFTA requires a formal process. "I expect the administration to closely consult with Congress before such major trade-policy decisions are made", said Sen.

Author: 0 Police officer in teen shooting terminated

The department said it let officer Roy Oliver , a six-year veteran of the force, go for violating "several department policies" after it was discovered that he fired shots into a auto as it was driving away . " Balch Springs PD called the Dallas County Sheriff's Office and asked if they could restrain Jordan's father because of his hostile behavior", he said.

Global What the French Election Result Means for Europe
Author: 0 What the French Election Result Means for Europe

Rivals who backed Macron to counter Le Pen in the presidential runoff will now be mobilized to defeat him in the two-round June 11 and 18 parliamentary vote, aiming to elect their own party members to the National Assembly. After her decisive loss, the National Front also geared up for a name change - if not a makeover of its ideas. It will be a short honeymoon for French President-elect Emmanuel Macron.

Author: 0 China's Xi discusses nuclear issue with new South Korean president

Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women, mostly from Korea but also China and other parts of Asia, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II. "It hasn't much to do with THAAD directly, but it is a kind of warning" to South Korea and the U.S., Song Zhongping, a Chinese military affairs expert and commentator for Hong Kong's Phoenix TV, told the Associated Press.

Author: 0 French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

The letter came days after French citizens, in the first round of the presidential election April 23, chose Macron and Le Pen to advance to the run-off. were quiet at 6 p.m. local time when preliminary election results were announced. A poll conducted after his victory was confirmed on Sunday suggested that 61 per cent of voters do not want his movement to have an absolute majority, another sign that the electorate is still not entirely convinced by him.

Global Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy captured
Author: 0 Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy captured

Sheriff Bill Gilkey said at the news conference. The woman who was in the residence was not named and she was not wounded, police said. Bowden faces three counts of capital murder in the killings of 46-year-old Yell County sheriff's deputy Lt.

Global Backed Syrian militias say capture Tabqa from Islamic State
Author: 0 Backed Syrian militias say capture Tabqa from Islamic State

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu added that "every weapon that turns up in their hands is a threat directed toward Turkey". The Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) militia applauded a "historic" move that would speed up the defeat of Islamic State extremists but the issue risks stoking tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies ahead of Erdogan's critical visit to Washington.

Author: 0 Boko Haram frees 82 Chibok schoolgirls in exchange for prisoners, Buhari says

I was in government when this happened. A statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Adebisi Olumide-Ajayi, said the President's wife visited the girls at a location in Abuja. He said he established that all of those released were from the Chibok school. The mass abduction of almost 300 schoolgirls from a boarding school three years ago brought world attention to Boko Haram's deadly rampage in northern Nigeria .

Global Ireland's interest will be the Union's interest — EU's Barnier
Author: 0 Ireland's interest will be the Union's interest — EU's Barnier

Seeking to reassure Dublin that European Union and Irish interests are shared in divorce talks with the UK, Barnier he was "fully aware" that some European Union member states will be more affected than others. "We first must make sufficient progress on these points before we start discussing the future of our relationship with the UK". He said: 'We want these negotiations to succeed.

Author: 0 North Korea has a long history of odd accusations

The ministry said a plot had been hatched to use "bomb terrorism" to target the supreme leadership at a military parade or at an event at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum of Kim Il-sung, the country's founding leader. Any new USA sanctions against North Korea would likely affect China, the North's most important trade partner. The accusations come amid a period of high tension in the region, as the Trump administration appears to be stepping up the pressure in response to the ...

Global Toddler dies after being run over by his 12-year-old sister
Author: 0 Toddler dies after being run over by his 12-year-old sister

Then, according to troopers, Olivares spun out of control while texting and speeding, and slammed into the trooper and his auto. Officials haven't said why the child was allowed to start the vehicle and it's still unclear how the vehicle shifted into reverse.

Global Ismail Haniya elected new political chief of Hamas
Author: 0 Ismail Haniya elected new political chief of Hamas

The group maintains a sizeable armed wing in the Gaza Strip since seizing the coastal territory in 2007 from the rival Fatah party, which is based in the West Bank, and has fought three wars with Israel . This shift is also seen as a symptom of rising financial pressure exerted by Hamas' main rival, Fatah, on the small territory with a population of two million.

Author: 0 Crude Oil Jumps Near USD48 Despite OPEC Warning On Rival Production

Oil prices rose on Thursday, and Brent was firmly back over $50 per barrel, as a fall in USA crude inventories and a more severe than expected cut in Saudi supplies to Asia tightened the market. "With the pick-up seen in drilling activities, as well as increased cash flows, U.S. tight crude output is expected to rise rapidly and increase by 0.6 mb/d in 2017".

Author: 0 Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

In February, Mrs Tintori met US President Donald Trump, who called on the Venezuelan government to release Leopoldo Lopez "immediately". Protesters' motivation was boosted at the beginning of May when Maduro announced he would call up a constituent assembly to rewrite the country's constitution.

Global Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby sharks
Author: 0 Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby sharks

Sharks sometimes attack defensively, when a human has strayed into their waters, or accidentally, when they mistake a human for their preferred meal. The area has been under shark advisory after a woman was bitten there on 29 April. OC Lifeguards Chief Jason Young told the Register they had recently dropped a shark advisory after previous sightings, but following these reports it's back on.

Author: 0 Afghan Air Force Pounds IS Targets In Eastern Province

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said "In past 24 hours, 34 Daesh terrorists killed and a radio station run by Daesh terrorists destroyed after Afghan Air Forces targeted militants' hideouts in the Naziyan and Achin districts of eastern Nangarhar province".

Global Paris police burned as May Day protests turn ugly
Author: 0 Paris police burned as May Day protests turn ugly

That has fed speculation that a high abstention rate could favour Ms Le Pen, whose supporters typically tell pollsters that they are staunchly committed to their candidate. Bourram, who said his father was targeted "because he was a foreigner, an Arab. For example, the European Alliance, which would allow countries to unite in projects that are not contrary to their national interests, as EU's main problem is precisely that it has become nearly totalitarian", Le Pen stated.

Author: 0 South Korea's Progressive New President Is Open to Visiting Pyongyang

Moon has said he wants South Korea to be a "responsible" player in the region, which also iinvolves improving ties with China. China has been upset by the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system that was approved by Moon's conservative predecessor as a hedge against North Korea, placing Seoul in a hard spot between its closest military ally in Washington and its largest trading partner in Beijing .

Global Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest
Author: 0 Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Four years ago, a solid majority of Iranians enthusiastically supported President Hassan Rouhani's agenda to resolve Iran's nuclear impasse and improve the economy. Candidates must manage their campaigns "in a way that protects national solidarity and integrity while not damaging ethics and values of the society", Alavi said.

Global Labour meets to agree election manifesto after draft is leaked
Author: 0 Labour meets to agree election manifesto after draft is leaked

We've amended a draft document in the most informed, interesting and sensible debate". "I think we are going to see a manifesto which is progressive and for the people of this county". A Labour spokesman declined immediate comment. In the draft manifesto, Labour said it would reform corporate governance, rein in "boardroom excess" by setting a 20:1 limit on the ratio between the lowest and highest paid in companies with government contracts and protect small businesses.

Author: 0 House speaker Paul Ryan defends James Comey firing

The president has publicly called the Russian Federation investigations "fake news" and a "witch hunt". Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., has said the timing of the firing is "very troubling" as the country confronts a crisis in public trust. Outraged Democrats called for an independent investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russia's election interference, and a handful of prominent Republican senators left open that possibility.

Global Germany grants asylum to Turkish soldiers
Author: 0 Germany grants asylum to Turkish soldiers

Ahead of the referendum, several European institutions raised concerns, arguing that a transition to a presidential system would weaken the independence of Turkey's judiciary while other checks and balances were also needed as part of a democratic system.

Global Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House
Author: 0 Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

Earlier in the day, Lavrov met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department. "First of all, we have discussed our cooperation on the global stage". Nauert says the leaders also discussed the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria. "We share an understanding that this should become a common step aimed at putting an end to violence across Syria", he added.

Global Met's protection unit faces probe after cameraman injured in Corbyn melee
Author: 0 Met's protection unit faces probe after cameraman injured in Corbyn melee

The ruling Conservative party termed the draft as a sign of the chaos that a Labour led government would unleash on the United Kingdom if it were to win the general election. Corbyn backers said the manifesto was "transformative" and the policies in it widely supported. During the chaotic melee, cameraman Giles Wooltorton's left foot was run over by Mr Corbyn's vehicle.

Global Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea
Author: 0 Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will next week chair a special meeting of the UN Security Council on North Korea . Mr Han told the BBC: "If the U.S. Commuters ride on an electric trolley in Pyongyang, North Korea. "The people of North Korea, the military of North Korea should not mistake the resolve of the United States of America to stand with our allies".

Author: 0 Manhunt underway for man who livestreamed homicide

A manhunt was launched after police were alerted to a video posted to Facebook around 2 p.m. Sunday in which Stephens approaches 74-year-old Robert Godwin and asks him to say the name of a woman, believed to be Stephens' former girlfriend.

Global Atletico and Leicester both relatively satisfied with result
Author: 0 Atletico and Leicester both relatively satisfied with result

Cape Town - Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin believes Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has what it takes to play for most clubs in the world, including Diego Simeone's side. "I think there is people deciding that and it could only be good for the game", he said. Leicester winger Marc Albrighton insists referee Jonas Eriksson got his crucial penalty decision in their Champions League quarter-final in Madrid wrong.

Global Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea
Author: 0 Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said, "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve" or the USA armed forces in the region. "It's a critical point for the defense of South Korea in recognizing it's not an offensive weapon". North Korea's ultimate goal is to have a full array of nuclear-tipped missiles in response to what Pyongyang says is hostility by Washington and Seoul meant to topple its government.

Global Petersburg metro bombing suspect detained by Russian police
Author: 0 Petersburg metro bombing suspect detained by Russian police

Earlier this month, six people in St. Petersburg and two others in Moscow were detained for suspected involvement in the attack. Azimov Abror Akhralovich, 27, a native of the Central Asian region, was detained near Moscow and brought to the Russian Investigative Committee, the service said in a statement.

Global Protesters gather on Tax Day to demand Trump release tax returns
Author: 0 Protesters gather on Tax Day to demand Trump release tax returns

Rallies were held in more than a dozen cities nationwide Saturday, just days before the deadline for taxpayers to file their returns on Tuesday. He says it is because he was under audit and that voters don't care. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, of NY, has said Trump's refusal to release his returns could hinder Republicans' prospects for a rewrite of the tax code.

Author: 0 Rouhani says Iran needs "no one's permission" to build missiles

In September 2016, local media quoted Iran's Supreme Leader as saying that "I do not find it advisable that you (Ahmadinejad) participate" in the next presidential elections. Kosar is an indigenous training jet, which has been designed, built, tested and standardized inside Iran. "From today, protecting the nuclear deal is one of my main plans in political and economic fields", he said, alluding to U.S.

Author: 0 US Navy strike group to move towards Korean peninsula

According to KCNA, Pyongyang further said: "Some forces are loud-mouthed that the recent USA military attack on Syria is an action of warning us but we are not frightened by it", and that North Korea's "tremendous military muscle with a nuclear force as its pivot" will frustrate any attack by the United States.

Global Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith
Author: 0 Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

Later during the Mass, a number of adult candidates were baptised into the Christian faith and, along with others who were confirmed, were anointed with sacred Chrism oil and welcomed into the Catholic Church. The Holy Bible said Jesus Christ gave his life to repay all sins and deliver salvation of humanity, died on the cross and rose on the third day. On his part, chairman of the caretaker committee of the party Senator Ahmed Makarfi, called on Christians to emulate the virtues of Jesus ...

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