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Author: 0 Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russia

Neither is a part of the current administration. Charges of contacts before the election between Trump campaign operatives and Russian officials surfaced, possibly indicating that something illegal took place. "It's wasted breath - I don't think the American population realizes how hard it is to successfully impeach a president". That was two days after Rosenstein named Mueller as a special counsel to investigate possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to ...

Author: 0 Billionaire Trump Donor Furious With Tillerson Over U.S. Israel Embassy

Trump promised to relocate the US embassy as one of his campaign pledges. Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act in 1995, which called on the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move its embassy there. It later annexed East Jerusalem, and in 1980, Israel unilaterally declared "reunited" Jerusalem as its capital. "The President has recently expressed his view that he wants to put a lot of effort into seeing if we can not advance a peace initiative between Israel ...

Author: 0 Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue

Democratic lawmakers are even joining the chorus, calling impeachment talks premature, according to CNN . The White House has denied any such research was taking place, CNN said . Last week, former FBI Director James Comey was sacked by Trump amid reports he sought to expand the investigation and, on Wednesday, the Department of Justice appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee its probe.

Author: 0 Senators: Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

Many Democrats believe that the real reason Mr. Trump pushed Comey out was because of the probe into Russian election interference, and any possible ties to associates of the President. Democrats said the new stories underscore their belief that Trump fired Comey in order to shut down the Russian Federation probe. The president himself labeled the ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe a "witch hunt" this week after the Justice Department appointed a special counsel to oversee it in ...

Author: 0 The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

As of Friday, a Washington Post report says a White House staffer close to the president is a "significant person of interest" in the Russian Federation investigation. FBI Director James Comey prepares to testify on Capitol Hill on May 3. I believe it. I stand by it.”. An FBI spokesman declined to comment. The White House may be looking at ways to undermine the special counsel investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged ties with the White House, Reuters reported Friday .

Author: 0 Flood fighting continues in Central, Eastern and Western Cda

Insurance industry experts say many Canadian homeowners aren't insured for flooding and could be left footing at least part of the bill after heavy rains hit parts of Quebec and Ontario. "I understand that morally or psychologically, physically, mentally, people are very, very exhausted". Laval declared a state of emergency due to flooding on Sunday.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's campaign staff had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

According to the media, just two days after firing Flynn, Trump told his aides he should have kept him as the adviser and repeatedly called him "a good man" in conversations with his close associates. Trump has repeatedly denied collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, and has assailed the ongoing investigations as a "witch hunt" and a political ploy by Democrats to undermine his presidency.

Author: 0 William and Harry arrive for Pippa Middleton's wedding

She also wore a tiara and ivory pumps with pearl detailing, the Telegraph reported. The groom's brother and best man Spencer Matthews, greeted guests at the church entrance. Prince Harry was photographed arriving at the church with his brother, Prince William, and leaving solo. The bride's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, had an elaborate glass marquee built on the grounds of their estate for the reception.

Author: 0 4 in the running — New FBI chief

Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the intelligence committee, said that as his panel continues to investigate the Russian Federation matter, it wants to "make sure those tapes, if they exist, are preserved". The FBI has never had a female director. "Then that would have been the big story as opposed to the inauguration", Trump said. Cornyn, the Senate majority whip, is the second-highest ranking Republican in the chamber, meaning his possible appointment would trigger political moves ...

Global Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years
Author: 0 Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years

She was among 276 girls seized by Boko Haram from north-eastern Chibok town in 2014, sparking global outrage. The BBC's Alistair Leithead says the girls were already dancing when their parents got off the bus and raced towards them, in an emotional reunion.

Author: 0 How Bangladesh benefits in China's 'one belt, one road' initiative

He added, "The agriculture ministers of the two countries signed a memorandum on joint trade and investment in agriculture at the Belt and Road forum in Beijing, which provided a basis for an increased exchange of agricultural and food products and organic products and created conditions for direct investment by China in the Serbian agriculture and food industry".

Global King of the Netherlands is literally the flying Dutchman
Author: 0 King of the Netherlands is literally the flying Dutchman

As the article describes, the King has long considered flying a hobby and a "relaxing" distraction from his royal duties, but few knew how frequently - and publicly - he was doing it. KLM is replacing the narrow bodied twin engined jets in favour of Boeing 737s. Their King, Willem-Alexander, ascended the Dutch throne in 2013 after his mother, Beatrix, abdicated saying it was time for the throne to be held by "a new generation".

Author: 0 Flynn Could Be Used To Influence Trump- Russian Officials

Another former administration official said Flynn was viewed as a potential national security problem. In the conversations during the campaign, Russian officials emphasised a pragmatic, business-style approach and stressed to Trump associates that they could make deals by focusing on common economic and other interests and leaving contentious issues aside, the sources said.

Global Ahead Of Possible Comey Hearing, Chaffetz Leaving Congress Early
Author: 0 Ahead Of Possible Comey Hearing, Chaffetz Leaving Congress Early

Comey, who was sacked May 9 by President Trump, declined the committee's previous invitation to testify in a closed session. The announcement late Friday from committee Chairman Richard Burr, of North Carolina, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, the Virginia Democrat, came hours after the Washington Post reported that the FBI's Russian Federation investigation had identified a senior White House adviser close to the president as a significant person of interest.

Author: 0 Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved Pressure on Him

The date of the hearing has not yet been set. " He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said , according to the Times , which cited a document summarizing the meeting and read to it by an unnamed U.S. And The New York Times reported that the president had told Russian officials he felt the dismissal of his Federal Bureau of Investigation director had relieved "great pressure" on him.

Author: 0 Julian Assange hails "victory" as Sweden drops rape probe, still facing arrest

Appearing on the balcony of the central London embassy where he has spent five years, Assange criticised Western governments but said he was prepared to enter into dialogue with London and Washington. The US CIA Director (Mike) Pompeo and the US attorney general have said that I and other WikiLeaks staff have no. British officials said they do not comment on individual extradition cases.

Author: 0 Led Coalition Strikes Pro-Syrian Government Forces

US-led coalition aircraft bombed pro-Syrian regime forces Thursday that "were advancing well inside an established de-confliction zone", according to a statement issued by Operation Inherent Resolve, the official name for the coalition fighting ISIS.

Author: 0 Under fire at home, Trump launches first foreign trip in Saudi

Trump and his wife Melania, who dressed conservatively in black but did not cover her hair, walked side-by-side to the tarmac where they both shook hands with Saudi King Salman, and Trump said it was "a great honor" to be there. The normally austere kingdom has put on a major display for the visit, with the streets of Riyadh lined with USA and Saudi flags and billboards featuring Trump and King Salman.

Global New French president 'will not recognise Palestine'
Author: 0 New French president 'will not recognise Palestine'

It is France's largest overseas military mission, with more than 4,000 soldiers in Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso and Mauritania. France's new President Emmanuel Macron has promised that his country will be unwavering in its crackdown on Islamist militants in West Africa as he paid a visit to French troops in Mali.

Author: 0 Trump to Muslims on first foreign trip: Drive out terrorists

Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka also did not have her hair covered when she emerged from Air Force One in a long-sleeved black-and-white maxi dress, holding her husband Jared Kushner's hand. Billboards featuring the image of Trump and the king dotted the highways of Riyadh and lights bathed Trump's luxury hotel in red, white and blue lights and, at times, an image of the president's face.

Author: 0 Irish PM Kenny steps down as party leader

He is a former leader of Fine Gael. "Last year I indicated that I would not lead the Fine Gael Party into the next General Election. Clearly, there is a lot of momentum for Leo today, and good luck to him". He described it as the most hard political decision of his life. Minister of State Paul Kehoe, Louth TD Fergus O'Dowd and Sligo TD Tony McLoughlin have also confirmed their support for Mr Varadkar.

Author: 0 Palestinians taking Trump efforts to resolve Israel-Palestinian conflict 'seriously'

Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley insists moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is a good idea. The official line from Israel's government, echoed by the defense minister, transportation minister, and energy minister, is that relations between Israel and the United States are stronger than ever, and they will only get stronger with Trump in the White House.

Global Where Was Meghan Markle During Pippa Middleton's Wedding?
Author: 0 Where Was Meghan Markle During Pippa Middleton's Wedding?

Royal watchers are waiting with anticipation for Pippa's sister Kate, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte to arrive; the Cambridges were driving from Kensington Palace. Vogue confirmed last month she wouldn't be attending the ceremony due to "other commitments" following the speculated "no ring, no bring" policy imposed on the wedding - supposedly stopping people inviting their other halves unless they're married.

Author: 0 Trump May Appoint Former Senator Joe Lieberman New FBI Director

Trump confirmed when he was asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT was a top candidate, CNN reported . Trump previously promised that the process to replace former Federal Bureau of Investigation director would go "very quickly", with the White House aiming to make a decision before the president departs for his first trip overseas on Friday.

Global Fares of Tejas train 20 per cent more than Shatabdi
Author: 0 Fares of Tejas train 20 per cent more than Shatabdi

Since the train is equipped with better facilities, the fare will also be slightly higher as compared to normal mail/express service, Prabhu had said while inspecting the new Tejas coaches on Friday. The entire train is under CCTV coverage, besides having fire detection system and bio-vacuum toilets with suction technology, like in aircraft. According to Railways Ministry, the Executive Class fare in Tejas Express between Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal and Karmali in Goa has been fixed at Rs ...

Author: 0 Trump Says He's Victim of 'Witch Hunt' After Special Counsel Announced

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives still have committees conducting their own probes into whether Trump campaign advisers conspired with Russian operatives to influence the 2016 u.s. But why Rosenstein's briefing needed to happen in a room designed for classified briefings is still unclear. Trump also changed his story once again about the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, returning again to the White House's original rationale that he based his decision on Rosenstein's ...

Author: 0 Pope Francis tells Emmanuel Macron to remember France's Christian roots

Pledging more investments in infrastructure and health for Mali's development, Macron expressed his willingness "to take further quick action at the political and military level". Macron's first non-European trip as President of France has been to Mali. He said he had discussed Mali with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday and the two chose to "strengthen our cooperation further to help the countries of the region".

Author: 0 Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

Richard Burr, and the ranking Democrat, Sen. "Mueller's a pro", Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Friday. The date of the hearing has not yet been set. In another development, The Washington Post is reporting that a current senior White House adviser is under scrutiny as part of an investigation into possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 GE announces US$15 billion of business deals with Saudi Arabia

The president, first lady Melania Trump and top White House aides touched down Saturday morning in Riyadh. The White House says the agreements include military sales of about $100 billion, effective immediately, plus another $350 billion over the next 10 years.

Author: 0 Film icon Danny DeVito endorses Jeremy Corbyn in general election

The Tories said that if Labour's nationalisation programme - which was not costed in the manifesto - and other investment spending was taken into account, it would lead to an additional £58 billion in borrowing by 2021-22, the final year of the next parliament.

Author: 0 Pippa's Pick: Middleton Walks Down the Aisle in a Giles Deacon Gown

ENGLEFIELD, England (AP) - Pippa Middleton , radiant in a custom-made gown, married a wealthy financier Saturday with a party of senior royals, including her sister, looking on. It was attended by at least one well-known tennis star, a reality TV star, and a prince and princess or two. Her sister Kate played a part in helping by coordinating the young bridesmaids and page boys into the classic cars that had brought them to the church.

Global Pogba to return for Manchester United on Sunday
Author: 0 Pogba to return for Manchester United on Sunday

It has robbed the 35-year-old Swede of a possible United swansong and the chance to write the ideal script in his homeland when United face his old club Ajax in Stockholm, though Mourinho has revealed Ibrahimovic will travel to Sweden to be at Wednesday's game anyway.

Global Iraqi soldiers killed in southern Basra city
Author: 0 Iraqi soldiers killed in southern Basra city

The bombings, which hit Iraq the previous night, came as Iraqi forces battle IS in Mosul in a massive operation launched more than seven months ago to retake the country's second city from the jihadists. IS also claimed the Basra attack, but said that both bombs were successfully detonated. A boy holds his mother's hand and waves to soldiers while fleeing the al-Refai neighborhood as Iraqi special forces battle Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Global Macron's Cabinet: 11 men, 11 women cross political spectrum
Author: 0 Macron's Cabinet: 11 men, 11 women cross political spectrum

Center-right Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, whom Mr Macron tapped named Monday, is to lead the government at least until the elections. Ms Kosciusko-Morizet was among more than 170 conservatives who agreed to "seize the outstretched hand" of Mr Macron and support his proclaimed political project of bridging the divide between left and right long entrenched in French politics.

Author: 0 Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell died after hanging himself, medical officials say

Dozens of friends, colleagues and those who found inspiration in Cornell's career have spent Thursday sharing their memories and memorials to the Soundgarden musician, who was found dead on Wednesday in Detroit. He eventually became a Grammy victor with Soundgarden, formed in 1984 and coming out of the rapidly growing Seattle music scene, which included Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains.

Author: 0 Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

The Trump administration is exploring whether it can use an obscure ethics rule to undermine the special counsel investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation, two people familiar with White House thinking said on Friday.

Author: 0 Iran President Rouhani Wins Second Term

Rouhani and his reformist backers also dealt a devastating blow to Iranian conservatives, most of which supported Raisi and scoff at the soft power of the incumbent leader's diplomacy. In 2013, Rouhani won his first term with almost 51 percent of the vote amid a turnout of 73 percent. The 56-year-old Raisi, who heads an influential religious charitable foundation with vast business holdings, is seen by many as close to Khamenei.

Author: 0 US Summons Turkey Envoy Over DC Clashes During Erdogan Visit

The United States said it voiced its "strongest possible" concern to Turkey over a street brawl that erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington. The Turkish Embassy in Washington released a statement Wednesday that made no mention of any role played by the presidential guards but said that a group of Turkish American citizens who had gathered to greet Erdogan "responded in self-defense" to a "provocative demonstration".

Author: 0 Iran state TV declares Rouhani winner in vote for 2nd term

Iranian expatriates in 103 countries cast their ballots simultaneous with the big turnout at home. Rouhani's first comment on the win highlighted the limits on expression that still exist in Iran despite his promises for greater openness.

Author: 0 Seoul cyber experts warn of more attacks as North Korea is blamed

WannaCry uses two exploits, both believed to have been created by the National Security Agency, to encrypt data on infected machines and "ransom" it back to the machines' owners. Ambulances taking patients to some hospitals were forced to follow procedures that diverted them to other units after the health service was left crippled by a "ransomware" cyber attack on Friday.

Author: 0 Royal sister-in-law Pippa takes spotlight in star-studded British wedding

With her cap-sleeved gown, glittering Maidenhair Fern tiara made by Robinson Pelham and Stephen Jones veil, Pippa dazzled in her chic accessorizes. Details of the wedding service, reception and celebrations have been kept under wraps by organisers but there has been speculation in the press the day will cost Pippa's parents Carole and Michael Middleton hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Author: 0 US President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told reporters aboard Air Force One that Trump got very little sleep during the 12-hour, 20-minute overnight flight, reading newspapers and talking to staff. Middle East expert Ilan Goldenberg is just back from a trip to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which included meetings with high-level government officials.

Global Millwall's return to Championship marred after fans invade Wembley pitch
Author: 0 Millwall's return to Championship marred after fans invade Wembley pitch

And the Lions would have been a goal down in the 13 minute but for a miraculous sprawling save from Archer who denied Billy Clarke after the influential Mark Marshall had picked him out as Bradford broke swiftly from a Millwall corner. Meredith's low shot following good work from Josh Cullen and Nicky Law was blocked at the start of the second period and at the other end Morison fired Lee Gregory's knockdown off target.

Author: 0 President Trump, King Salman meet in Riyadh

Bush and Barack Obama. Donald Trump is receiving a red carpet welcome in Saudi Arabia. Even Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud, a grandson of Ibn Saud, the first Saudi king, the world's 45th richest man, was against Trump . Saudi will also gleefully share Trump administration enthusiastic to overturn the Obama-led closer relationship with Iran , which culminated in a historic nuclear deal aimed at enticing the country to stop its nuclear program in return for a gradual lifting of ...

Global Wisconsin Republicans want answers about Trump meeting
Author: 0 Wisconsin Republicans want answers about Trump meeting

The revelation that President Donald Trump reportedly disclosed highly sensitive information to Russian officials is raising questions among some allied intelligence agencies about the security of details they share with their U.S. "The president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries including threats to civil aviation", McMaster said.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI boss to lead Trump-Russia probe

The answer, as he made clear as he kept talking on Thursday, is that he blames Democrats for Mueller's appointment. The appointment of Mueller as special counsel will raise the intensity of the investigation and make it less vulnerable to political interference.

Global Driver in Times Square rampage charged with murder
Author: 0 Driver in Times Square rampage charged with murder

Neither his lawyer nor any of his weeping supporters had comment Friday. A wrong-way driver plowed into pedestrians in the heart of Manhattan's bustling Times Square district minutes before noon on Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring almost two dozen others, city officials said.

Global North Korea condemns U.N. Sanctions
Author: 0 North Korea condemns U.N. Sanctions

The North has ignored calls to curb its weapons programs, defending them as necessary to counter U.S. hostility, Aljazeera reported . In response, McMaster said the U.S. The missile would have flown some 4,5oo kilometers if launched on a maximum trajectory. It flew to an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers, and traveled 787 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan.

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