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Global Congressman Al Green calls for Trump impeachment
Author: 0 Congressman Al Green calls for Trump impeachment

The revelation has fuelled claims that Trump might have obstructed justice, which in the past has been treated as an impeachable offence. The timing of Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey is suspect, he added . Also, respondents expressed a low favorability rating of Comey. But according to Professor Turley, the calls for impeachment are misguided. What the Democrats do have in their favor are a number of GOP Senators like John McCain and Bob Corker who seem to be leaning ...

Global Sudan's President Invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump Meeting
Author: 0 Sudan's President Invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump Meeting

Trump is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites, from Saturday on his first foreign trip since taking office in January. Later on Wednesday, Ghandour confirmed to Reuters that al-Bashir will participate in the meeting with Trump, saying he hopes the two presidents shake hands.

Global Tabqa: ISIS Loses Control of Key Town to Syrian Democratic Forces
Author: 0 Tabqa: ISIS Loses Control of Key Town to Syrian Democratic Forces

A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017 , that the US decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. Like Turkey, the USA considers that group a terrorist organization. Prior to Thursday's meeting, Yildirim had warned that "there is still an opportunity for the United States to take Turkey's sensitivities into consideration".

Global Greens want specifics on potential horse-trading deals with BC Liberals, NDP
Author: 0 Greens want specifics on potential horse-trading deals with BC Liberals, NDP

He emphasized the NDP's gains, taking Lower Mainland seats and knocked off three B.C. Liberal cabinet ministers, Suzanne Anton, Amrik Virk and Peter Fassbender . "There is a real risk that their traditional base, from which they get most of their money and volunteer hours, could abandon them if they see Weaver compromising too much with the party in power".

Global Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mt Everest again
Author: 0 Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mt Everest again

Her health is stated to be perfectly fine and she is descending now to the base camp. The 32-year-old has already has a set two world records, scaling Mount Everest thrice in the past, twice in May 2011 and again on May 18, 2013. Jamsenpa is motivated and energised to try the double ascent if conditions remain favourable. "The good news is that she is doing well and shall attempt a double expedition", her event management firm said this evening.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin says he can prove Trump did not pass Russian Federation secrets

However, the Russian leader revealed his growing impatience Wednesday with a stinging attack on Trump's critics. But a leading U.S. Republican politician said he would have little faith in any notes Putin might supply. "The point is this: We can't deal with speculation and innuendo and there's clearly a lot of politics being played". "I'll be forced to issue him with a reprimand because he did not share these secrets with us".

Global Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack
Author: 0 Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack

The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisations, along with computer networks of companies and municipalities in dozens of other countries. "The massive malware attack that hit multiple countries has caused chaos and has shut down vital institutions such as hospitals", U.S. Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Friday in a statement.

Global Korea 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder
Author: 0 Korea 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder

CIA Director Mike Pompeo was in South Korea this week, conducting "detailed security discussions" with his South Korean counterpart and visiting an island near the border between the North and the South, the USA military command in South Korea said in a statement Tuesday.

Author: 0 McCain: White House Scandals Are Hitting 'Watergate Size And Scale'

McCain said his advice to Trump is to "get it all out". And it didn't take long for McCain's anti-Trump rhetoric to go public. On May 16, McCain received the International Republican Institute's Freedom Award. Shortly after the news broke, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffez (R-Utah) requested the Federal Bureau of Investigation hand over any documents detailing communications between Trump and Comey.

Global Almost 4-foot Australian cat may be world's longest
Author: 0 Almost 4-foot Australian cat may be world's longest

The current record-holder, from the United Kingdom, is also a Maine Coon which is just over 118cm long. Now he is to be named the world's biggest cat, having been spotted on Instagram by the Guinness World Records team. "We buy human-grade kangaroo meat at the supermarket", her owner says. "It's the only meat we could find that he actually wants to eat", Stephy Hirst tells the BBC .

Global Sturgeon Claims Independent Scotland Will Rejoin EU in Stages, Without Euro
Author: 0 Sturgeon Claims Independent Scotland Will Rejoin EU in Stages, Without Euro

An SNP victory in the General Election north of the border would provide a mandate for a role in Brexit negotiations, Nicola Sturgeon has said . In an interview with the BBC, Nicola Sturgeon said that depending on the Brexit terms, Scotland may instead seek to join the European Free Trade Association (EFTA ) before applying for full EU membership.

Global Chelsea Manning to participate in documentary about her
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning to participate in documentary about her

President Barack Obama commuted Manning's sentence on January 17, three days before he left the White House, setting a release date of May 17. The Army said Wednesday that Manning remains subject to the military's criminal code until her discharge from the Army, and that her "excess leave" status will be lifted if she's prosecuted for any violations.

Author: 0 Trump will not announce promised embassy move during Israel trip

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat strongly urged Washington to move its embassy to the Israeli capital, even if the move might lead to violence. Israeli officials appear to be increasingly concerned over Trump visit, during which he is expected to attempt to revive the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Global Macron names Edouard Philippe as French prime minister
Author: 0 Macron names Edouard Philippe as French prime minister

Paris: Emmanuel Macron became France's youngest ever president, taking over from socialist Francois Hollande in a solemn ceremony on Sunday. Emmanuel Macron's support for the Paris bid is seen as symbolically important, and his decision to meet Tuesday with the visiting International Olympic Committee delegation was one of his first moves since taking office Sunday.

Author: 0 NY judge Garcia uninterested in FBI director job

Lieberman almost became the nation's first Jewish vice president, as he and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore lost the contested 2000 election to George W. He was the northeastern state's attorney general from 1983-88, and also served 10 years in the CT state senate. He was the lead case agent on the Oklahoma City federal building bombing in 1995, when Keating was governor, and he was the FBI's on-scene commander after the September 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon.

Author: 0 New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation

International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chair Patrick Baumann, left, says goodby to new French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris , France, May 16, 2017. Without his own parliamentary majority, the former investment banker will find it hard to push through his planned reforms of the labour market, pensions, unemployment benefits and education.

Global Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator
Author: 0 Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

A thin-looking Buhari met the girls in the evening. Girls who escaped early on said some of their classmates had died from illness. But they said previous releases had given them strength. Currently, there are 113 girls who still remain missing. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari departed the West African country on Sunday for further health checkups in London, less than two months after an extended medical break in the United Kingdom.

Global Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights
Author: 0 Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights

It puts the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on a collision course over one of the biggest foreign policy issues. Instead, the Turks are deeply disturbed by Washington's open support to the People's Protection Units (YPG) - the Syrian franchise of the designated terrorist group, PKK.

Author: 0 Donald Trump 'asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'

The associate who described the memo said Comey is willing to testify but wants to do it in public to ensure a full airing of events. Trump himself has not weighed in on the story to confirm or reverse the White House's statement, as he has with this week's revelation that he revealed sensitive intelligence to Russian diplomats.

Global North Korea could be behind ransomware attack
Author: 0 North Korea could be behind ransomware attack

Malware researcher Paul Burbage of Flashpoint, a business risk intelligence company, tells NPR's Martin Kaste that so far, he hasn't seen a solid connection between the ransomware and North Korea. WannaCry borrows code from attacks orchestrated by the Lazarus Group, a shadowy hacker collective believed to be responsible for the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack in 2014, the Bangladesh central bank hack in 2016 and the Polish bank hacks in February.

Author: 0 Cyber attack 'could come back this morning' as people return to work

Wainwright said Europol provided free downloads of decryption programmes for most ransomware. Many of those victims will be businesses , including large corporations. But for many systems, especially older systems, such patches are not installed automatically - a fact the hackers took advantage of. UK's state-run National Health Service (NHS) was limping back to normalcy today, even as experts have warned of a second wave of ransomware cyberattacks on IT systems around the world.

Author: 0 Ian Brady has died aged 79

The pair tortured and murdered five children between 1963 and 1965, burying at least four of the bodies on Saddleworth Moor, near Oldham. Keith's body has never been found, despite exhaustive searches of the barren landscape by the police, army and even using a USA spy satellite.

Author: 0 Results a sign voters want parties 'to work together,' Clark says

Weaver made it clear on election night that electoral reform is his starting bid. Regardless of the outcome of the last riding, no party would be able to win the 44 seats necessary to govern with a majority in the 87-seat legislature. "Generally people say a vote is wasted if it doesn't influence the result in a riding", said Westlake. The Island also gave the Greens their first seat in Ottawa when, in 2011, federal leader Elizabeth May won in Saanich-Gulf Islands.

Global Uber App Now Lists Transit Departure Times At Destinations
Author: 0 Uber App Now Lists Transit Departure Times At Destinations

Uber is integrating transit wait times into its app as it partners with public transportation dashboard Transit in 50 different cities. By tapping on a certain departure, riders will be taken from the Uber app to the Transit app for A-to-B directions, service disruption information and more details.

Global Slain DNC Staffer Had Contact With WikiLeaks, Say Multiple Sources
Author: 0 Slain DNC Staffer Had Contact With WikiLeaks, Say Multiple Sources

Wheeler, as it turns out, was a Fox News analyst, vocal Trump supporter and conspiracy theorist who was being paid by another Fox News pundit , Ed Butowsky. I believe that the answer to solving his death lies on that computer, which I believe is either at the police department or either at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Author: 0 Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

Mr Morrison has urged bankers to "pony up" and not pass on the levy to customers. ANZ has noted that the tax will be "the subject of briefings by the Australian government in the coming days and of continuing analysis by ANZ". He also sought to preserve the nation's cherished AAA credit score by forecasting a return to surplus in the 2020-21 fiscal year. But if the banks fight back with rate rises they'll sheet straight home to Morrison, things are only going to get uglier.

Author: 0 Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79

Greater Manchester Police have said they will never close the case of Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett, despite the death of Ian Brady . Brady, one of the Moors murderers who was responsible for the deaths of five children, died last night at the age of 79.

Author: 0 Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

An election Sunday in Germany's most populous state is serving as a prelude to September's national vote. The conservatives' improbable come-from-behind triumph in heavily industrial North Rhine-Westphalia, long a bastion for the Social Democratic party and home to almost a quarter of Germany's voters, gave the chancellor a powerful gust of tailwind just four months before the federal election on September 24.

Author: 0 Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

And on Monday, McMaster said: "At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed". "The Americans may find themselves receiving only paraphrases". He said he had a "very, very successful meeting" with the Russian foreign minister earlier this month, and the US wants to get as much help as possible in the fight against terrorism.

Author: 0 Netanyahu pushes back against claim he asked Trump not to move embassy

Many Israelis expected the Trump visit would bolster Israel's position on Jerusalem and the peace talks. It was the latest sign of the Israeli right's growing disenchantment with Trump after having rejoiced in his election. Israel occupied east Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global community. The Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, is located in east Jerusalem , which was occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a ...

Author: 0 Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

The worldwide community has still not accepted Israel's claim over eastern Jerusalem and it remains a core issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "If Trump wants to hang a "closed for the season" sign on the peace process before it ever gets started, he should fool around with the Jerusalem issue".

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin dismisses Donald Trump information-sharing scandal

In a statement released on Wednesday Buchanan writes , "Mr. Comey should be asked to testify in public so that Congress and the American people can get all the facts and learn the truth". Schiff said impeachment is "not something to be lightly entertained". The controversy comes amid existing investigations into whether Trump's aides colluded with Russian Federation during the election campaign.

Author: 0 Top Trump aide won't say if Western Wall is part of Israel

For Morton Klein of the Zionist Organization of America, whose group opposes the creation of a Palestinian state, the controversy is just the latest disappointment from the Trump administration. Israel seized the Western Wall in the 1967 war together with the rest of East Jerusalem , the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip. Asked during a briefing Tuesday to clarify the administration's position on the Western Wall, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the reported comments do not reflect ...

Global Honoring The Fallen: City, county plan tribute for officers
Author: 0 Honoring The Fallen: City, county plan tribute for officers

Knowing them or not is kind of irrelevant. First, in Sacramento at the beginning of the month during a candlelight vigil and memorial ceremony where Chief Bryan Reyes called for stricter laws on repeat criminal offenders. According to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, www.nleomf.org, the law enforcement fatality total for 2017 now stands at 49. "In memorial to George F.

Author: 0 Rep. Justin Amash: If Comey memos are true, Trump could be impeached

Putin even suggested that Russian Federation would share the records of last week's talks between Trump and Lavrov with the U.S. Congress, if the White House approved. The person was not authorized to discuss the memo by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. Fox News, too, reported that it was unable to get on-air comment from Republicans Tuesday evening.

Author: 0 The Demolition Of White Hart Lane Is Well Underway Already

It's so hard to speak about it and to describe it. "I am so happy". "I'm so happy for our fans and we're so proud of everyone". "Second position is fantastic for us with 80 points and being unbeaten at White Hart Lane in the last season here".

Author: 0 Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

He reopened wounds, mostly healing, about Hillary Clinton's server, citing supposed new information, then nine days later stated in effect "Nevermind", and in the process cost her the presidency. The paper acknowledged it had not seen a copy of the memo, but said a Comey associate read parts of it to a reporter over the phone. The chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz, wrote a letter to McCabe on Tuesday demanding all Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

Global Frances Fitzgerald Refuses To Rule Out Bid For Fine Gael Leadership
Author: 0 Frances Fitzgerald Refuses To Rule Out Bid For Fine Gael Leadership

Mr Kenny initially revealed his plans to stand down previous year, when he said he would not lead Fine Gael into the next general election. With his vision, determination, positivity and relentless work-rate he led our Party back from defeat and to sustained electoral success, culminating in victory in the 2011 General Election and a record result for our Party.

Global US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Nikki Haley
Author: 0 US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Nikki Haley

This comes after the South said it wanted to reopen a channel of dialogue with North Korea as the South Korean President seeks a two-track policy, involving sanctions and dialogue. Washington , she said, would consider talks with Pyongyang only if the country halted all nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The North has staged two atomic tests and dozens of missile tests in its quest to build a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the United States mainland.

Global Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you
Author: 0 Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens is now in the top spot, with Rogue One (which was only released in December 2016) coming in at second place. Several teachers at Osceola have a firm love for Star wars a few of them are Mr. Sadler, Mr. Yarbrough, Mr. Martens and Mr. Ziesenheim. Be sure to check out the Star Wars: The Clone Wars franchise offerings on Netflix now! .

Author: 0 Trump did not pass Russian Federation secrets: Putin

Putin said he's prepared to provide a transcript of the meeting to members of the U.S. Congress, where lawmakers have raised questions and criticisms over reports that Trump had shared valuable intelligence about ISIS that was gleaned by a U.S.

Global 1 more kidnapped girl rescued in addition to 82
Author: 0 1 more kidnapped girl rescued in addition to 82

We also forget that there are still more than 100 girls whose fate we know nothing about. Now, 110 girls remain in their custody. Additionally, some are questioning the ethics and long-term implications of the negotiating tactics used by the Nigerian government.

Global Israeli Settler Shoots Palestinian in West Bank, Claims Self-defense
Author: 0 Israeli Settler Shoots Palestinian in West Bank, Claims Self-defense

The recent meet of the Arab leaders in Amman called for "creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal". and Russian Federation also enabled Delhi to get an understanding of Abbas' engagements with global powers on the Israeli-Palestine issue. The two sides signed agreements for visa exemptions for diplomatic passport holders, in the fields of agriculture cooperation, IT and electronics, health sector and ...

Global School Disciplines Black And Biracial Students For Wearing Hair Extensions
Author: 0 School Disciplines Black And Biracial Students For Wearing Hair Extensions

When the girls didn't remove their braids , which are hair extensions, they sat through two weeks of daily detention, and were then told they couldn't attend the prom and were kicked off their sports teams. Annette Namuddu, another mother whose daughter, Lauren Kayondo, is enrolled at the school, also came forward to share that her child was suspended after she refused to remove her braids .

Author: 0 US to renew sanctions waivers on Iran Wednesday: U.S

The decision comes just before the Obama administration's last six-month waiver expires. Under the 2015 agreement, Iran agreed to roll back its nuclear programme in exchange for the removal of certain restrictions. "There are few better examples of the value of diplomacy than the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): it has blocked Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon and has made the United States and our allies safer", the group said in its mission statement.

Global In Washington there was a fierce fight for the arrival of Erdogan
Author: 0 In Washington there was a fierce fight for the arrival of Erdogan

The Turkish president told the USA president his country would not accept Syrian Kurdish fighters in the region but stopped short of directly criticising a U.S. The US alliance with Turkey has proven pivotal in the battle against Islamic State in Syria, providing the coalition with access to Turkey's Incirlik air base to wage strikes against the militants.

Global South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen
Author: 0 South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

Asked if North Korea's missile programme was developing faster than the South had expected, he said: "Yes". Sunday's test came less than a week after South Korea elected a new president, Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang and had expressed a willingness to visit the North to ease tensions.

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