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Global Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case
Author: 0 Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Preska set sentencing for September 8. Federal agents seized Weiner's laptop during the probe and discovered a batch of emails from his wife, Huma Abedin , a senior aide to Hillary Clinton , the Democratic nominee for president in 2016.

Global Rouhani gets second term as Iran's President
Author: 0 Rouhani gets second term as Iran's President

The nuclear deal won Iran relief from global sanctions in exchange for limits on its contested nuclear program. Mr Al Assad also congratulated Mr Rouhani for earning "the trust the Iranian people gave him to continue bolstering Iran's position".

Global Israelis on edge before Trump Visit
Author: 0 Israelis on edge before Trump Visit

Despite the widespread presumption of a lovefest between Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the opening days of the Trump administration, the relationship has grown not only complex but also fraught. Strieff, who authored a book about Jimmy Carter's role in Arab-Israeli diplomacy, said Trump would be joining a long line of presidents who sought to make their mark on the worldwide stage while under severe pressures at home.

Author: 0 2 dead as Venezuela protests turn violent outside capital

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations says Washington is concerned about the government's "violent crackdown". Protesters blame Maduro. A total of 38 people have died in street unrest since protests first broke out on April 1. Others simply sat and held signs declaring their resistance. President Maduro has accused the leader of the opposition-led National Assembly, Julio Borges, of inciting violence by calling people on to the streets.

Author: 0 Mother's Day and golf are linked

So that's what I, as a mother , hope for. Mama knew love like the back streets, used to wipe pee just to make the end meet, Mom I swear, you'll never have to worry again! . In its early days, people observed Mother's Day by going to church, and by writing letters to their mothers . The day was culminated by distributing gifts and goodies to all the kids, thanking the caretakers and the mothers for their formidable support & for sharing their love.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani wins 2nd term by a wide margin

Under Rouhani, Iran reached a landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of global economic sanctions. Rouhani and Zarif have presented a more conciliatory face to the world, traveling often to European capitals and in Zarif's case, conversing easily in fluent English and giving frequent interviews to Western media.

Author: 0 Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia for first foreign trip

President Donald Trump is receiving the nation's highest civilian honor from Saudi King Salman. Trump and Saudi King Salman signed the agreement, as well as other commercial ones totaling another $250 billion, in a signing ceremony late Saturday following a series of meetings and lunch on the president's first day in Riyadh .

Global US Scrutinizes Ukraine Ban on Russian Websites
Author: 0 US Scrutinizes Ukraine Ban on Russian Websites

The resulting violence in eastern Ukraine has now taken the lives of almost 10,000 people according to official United Nations figures, and more than 1.8 million people have been displaced. The decree expands the list of those under sanction in Ukraine to 1,228 individuals and 468 legal entities in Russia, Russia-occupied Crimea, areas in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions controlled by Russia-backed separatists, and other countries.

Global Sturgeon asks for a seat at the Brexit negotiating table
Author: 0 Sturgeon asks for a seat at the Brexit negotiating table

Scottish Labour said that its pledges to boost the minimum wage to £10 an hour and invest in local services would help tackle poverty, whereas further cuts by the Tory government at Westminster and the SNP administration in Edinburgh would drive more families into poverty and reliance on foodbanks.

Global Macron delays naming ministers to check taxes
Author: 0 Macron delays naming ministers to check taxes

Socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian (John-Eve Le DREE-on) was named foreign minister and prominent centrist Francois Bayrou (Frans-WA Bey-ROO) as justice minister. Macron, who was elected 10 days ago on a centrist, pro-EU program, needs members of France's Republican party to show that his administration won't just be a re-run of his unpopular predecessor Francois Hollande's .

Global Klopp: I do the one thing I am good at
Author: 0 Klopp: I do the one thing I am good at

We have money to spend but we always thought it made sense to think before we spend. "I decided that PSG is the best club for me at the moment". A victory over Middlesbrough on Sunday will guarantee Champions League football and that could be the final convincing factor when it comes down to a player deciding whether to join Klopp at Anfield.

Author: 0 Sen. John Cornyn removes himself from Federal Bureau of Investigation consideration

The president, who caused chaos in Washington , D.C. over the abrupt firing of the official overseeing the probe into his possible ties to Russian Federation, said he wants to move quickly to fill the vacancy. Cornyn as a keynote speaker sends the message that the policies and views he has advocated and supported, including both discriminatory policies and politicians, are acceptable by the university and subsequently the student body".

Global Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto
Author: 0 Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto

Britain's centrist Liberal Democrats launched their party manifesto with an European Union flag Wednesday (17 May) and a promise to hold a Brexit referendum, as they seek to win pro-Europe votes in next month's national election. Paul Johnson, director of economic think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies, said the Lib Dem tax proposals were "much more modest" than those unveiled by Labour on Tuesday, and would involve Mr Farron's party "increasing spending more than they're going to ...

Global UK Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour: Opinium poll
Author: 0 UK Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour: Opinium poll

The Conservatives continue to enjoy a commanding lead over Labour, putting Theresa May on course for a resounding victory in the General Election on June 8, according to the latest clutch of opinion polls. Mr Corbyn began by criticising Western interference in countries such as Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen, describing "regime change wars" in Iraq, Libya, and Syria as a failure that have "made the world a more risky place".

Global USA democracy `under assault by Donald Trump´ after James Comey firing
Author: 0 USA democracy `under assault by Donald Trump´ after James Comey firing

Mr Trump contradicted previous White House explanations for the firing of Mr Comey. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he does not know if there was collusion between President Trump's campaign and Russian Federation and that he was not privy to the details of the counterintelligence investigation.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan says United States visit to herald new beginning in relationship

But Erdogan may not be amenable to accepting the US military support for the Kurds in a quid pro quo. WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is on a collision course with its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey, pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to a partnership vital to US interests in the volatile Middle East.

Author: 0 Rouhani pledges to open Iran to world

She said she spent more than three hours outside waiting to vote, "but it was worth it". Hashemitaba was among the first to predict an outright win for Rouhani as he offered his congratulations Saturday morning. Raisi ran a populist campaign, vowing to fight corruption and fix the economy while boosting welfare payments to the poor. Iranian president on course for resounding victory.

Author: 0 United States air strike killed several soldiers near Jordan, says Syrian military

Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. The area has been considered a de-conflicted zone under an agreement between the USA and Russian Federation earlier this month. That battle has already caused clashes between government forces and Syrian rebels and raised concern of pro-government militias making a bid for controlling the border with Iraq.

Author: 0 Jadhav's case should not be politicised: NA Speaker

The ICJ ruling staying the execution of Jadhav "has caused shock and disappointment in Pakistan", a daily reported on Thursday. It added that Pakistan is determined to take the case to its "logical end" and that Jadhav "has ample time to petition for clemency".

Author: 0 New Russia probe leaks threaten to derail Trump's foreign trip

The Washington Post was the first to report on this detail of the investigation, saying a "senior White House adviser" has become "a significant person of interest " in the probe. Of course investigators are going to interview White House staff as part of their probe. Trump has said he plans to nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon, but there was no announcement Friday.

Author: 0 U.S. signs arms deals with Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia Saturday for his first stop overseas since taking office, a visit originally meant to bolster global partnerships but which aides now hope can reset a scandal-pocked narrative back home. That hasn't dampened expectations for Trump's arrival in the Arab Gulf, however. In Riyadh, Saudis were preparing to welcome Trump in grand fashion.

Author: 0 Trump faces diplomatic hurdles during 28 hours in the Holy Land

Every piece of food for the president will be certified as safe, with a tester overseen by Israeli and USA security officials perusing every meal destined for Trump and his family. Still, the White House once hoped the trip, wrapped in the pomp and circumstance of diplomatic protocol, could offer a chance at a reset after a tumultuous first four months in office.

Author: 0 United States protests 'unprofessional' intercept by Chinese jets

The WC-135 is a so-called "sniffer plane" created to scan the atmosphere for signs of nuclear activity. In recent years, the sides have signed a pair of agreements aimed at preventing such encounters from sparking an worldwide crisis, as happened in April 2001 when a Chinese jet fighter collided with a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea, leading to the death of the Chinese pilot and China's detention of the 24 USA crew members for 10 days.

Global Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair
Author: 0 Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair

The move came after Flynn's lawyer refused to provide documents in response to their April 28 request for this information. On Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that he had appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to be the special counsel in charge of the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling and the ties between Russia and the Trump campaign officials.

Global Macron as French President: Lesser of Two Evils
Author: 0 Macron as French President: Lesser of Two Evils

But if another party wins a majority, the new president could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation". France's President-elect Emmanuel Macron was caught practising his victory speech and having his makeup retouched by millions after TV channels accidentally broadcast a live feed ahead of schedule.

Author: 0 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives in India for four day official visit

On day two, he will meet with Modi, his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee, and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj after a ceremonial welcome at the presidential palace and laying a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial. This will be his third state visit to India after his visits in 2008 and 2012. "India has played this role (by supporting the Palestinian cause) and we are looking forward that India continues to play the same role", he said while delivering a lecture here".

Author: 0 Comey To Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

Mr. Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week that Mr. Comey was a "nut job," according to the Times , citing notes taken at the meeting and read to the paper by a U.S. Richard Burr, R-NC, the chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Sen. According to his testimony, Rosenstein said that he learned Trump "intended to remove director Comey and sought my advice and input" on May 8, a move he thought was "appropriate".

Author: 0 Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him

Rosenstein, who met behind closed doors with House members on Friday and senators on Thursday, has named Robert Mueller , a former FBI director, as special counsel under his authority to oversee the investigation of Russian meddling in last year's election and whether anyone close to Trump colluded in it.

Global South Korea Wants to Reopen Communication With North
Author: 0 South Korea Wants to Reopen Communication With North

Kim accused the council of playing "to the tune of the US again" and protested the Trump administration's demand for countries to choose allegiance between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, his country's official name.

Author: 0 Trump receives regal welcome in Saudi Arabia

National Economic Council director Gary Cohn said the deal will bring jobs to the United States, as the Saudis are "going to hire U.S. companies". The military package includes tanks, combat ships, missile defense systems, radar and communications, and cybersecurity technology.

Author: 0 Iran`s President Rouhani Wins Second Term of Election

A statement released by Assad's office said the Syrian president sent a letter to Rouhani congratulating him for the "confidence that the Iranian people gave to him to go forward in boosting Iran's status in the region and the world". "Already last night we had the feeling we were heading for a landslide, and it came true", said Farid Dehdilani, an adviser for the Iranian Privatisation Organisation, who worked on Rouhani's campaign.

Global Seoul raises possibility of war in Korea as missile crisis builds
Author: 0 Seoul raises possibility of war in Korea as missile crisis builds

Earlier this month the US, South Korea and Japan conducted naval exercises in the Sea of Japan, led by the aircraft carrier group of the USS Carl Vinson. "We are now at the stage of pressure and sanctions, but under certain circumstances, we are willing to create peace (with Pyongyang) using engagement", President Trump told Hong Seok-hyun, an envoy for the recently elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Author: 0 Nawaz felicitates Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as Iran's president

As Rouhani appeared close to victory, some female drivers held out the V for victory sign and flashed their auto lights on highways in Tehran's affluent north. Nor does Rouhani control Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps, which appears determined to continue a muscular foreign policy, hostile to Israel and created to encroach on USA and Saudi interests, from Iraq and Syria to Lebanon and Yemen.

Author: 0 President Trump's arrival to Saudi Arabia

Trump weighed in on his preferred platform, Twitter , saying, "Many people are saying it was wonderful that Mrs. Obama refused to wear a scarf in Saudi Arabia, but they were insulted". The visit culminated with the signing of a pledge to "counter violent extremism, disrupt the financing of terrorism and advance defense cooperation" between the USA and Saudi Arabia and agreeing to a massive arms sale to the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom worth almost $110 billion.

Author: 0 U.S. seeks to allay Turkish concerns over YPG

Talal Silo, the military spokesman of the SDF, told Xinhua on Friday that the SDF, backed by the US -led anti-terror coalition, has not yet received heavy weaponry. In this April 6, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., after the USA fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria.

Author: 0 X-ray services at Basingstoke hit by cyber attack

None of this points to Microsoft's current operating system, Windows 10, being more susceptible to malware than Apple's macOS or OS X. In fact, the real reason hackers and criminals attack Windows is that it's the most popular desktop operating system in the world.

Author: 0 Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way

The dress was constructed with a high neckline and a corseted bodice with draping to the front and a heart-shaped space in the back. Reality-TV star Spencer Matthews, brother of 41-year-old groom James Matthews was seen greeting guests as they arrived.

Author: 0 Comey agrees to testify before Senate intelligence committee

According to Politifact , the US President can be tried under Title 18, Section 1505, which requires a prosecutor to prove that through threat or force, Mr Trump obstructed, influenced, impeded or attempted to impede a proceeding through a "corrupt" mental state.

Author: 0 Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

Three-year-old Prince George, third in line to the throne after grandfather Charles and father William, took a starring role with his younger sister as attendants to the bride. Flash forward 10 months later: Pippa is now a married woman! In what was seen by many as the society wedding of the year, Middleton and hedge fund manager James Matthews said their vows in a ceremony at St.

Global Russian Embassy tweets meme connecting Hillary Clinton to Seth Rich's murder
Author: 0 Russian Embassy tweets meme connecting Hillary Clinton to Seth Rich's murder

On Friday , the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom tweeted that "Wikileaks informer Seth Rich murdered in USA but [British mainstream media] was so busy accusing Russian hackers to take notice". Conservative media's exploitation of the Seth Rich murder spurred the family to threaten Wheeler with legal action, saying , "Your statements and actions have caused, and continue to cause, the Family severe mental anguish and emotional distress".

Global Liverpool, Arsenal or Man City? Paul Merson makes top four prediction
Author: 0 Liverpool, Arsenal or Man City? Paul Merson makes top four prediction

They have nil-point-nil pressure if you want, they just want to have a good game and that's not the worst circumstances for playing good football. Klopp and Liverpool's outlook is, indeed, very close; one where Sunday's game against Middlesbrough seems to mean everything because victory against an already relegated opponent at Anfield would secure Champions League football and therefore a summer where a steady development is contemplated.

Author: 0 In draft of speech, Trump using softer language about Islam

A warm welcome was accorded to the president when he landed at the King Khalid International Airport. The Israeli leg of his trip is already awash in controversy - from a row over Trump's visit to Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest prayer site for Jews, to his alleged disclosure of Israeli intelligence to Russian officials.

Author: 0 White House: Western Wall comments 'unauthorized,' do not represent Trump's stance

Israel's Channel 2 reported Monday that the USA delegation rejected Israeli requests that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and an Israeli TV crew accompany President Donald Trump on his visit to the Western Wall. Embassy to Jerusalem . "We are convinced that this remark is in contradiction to the policy of President Trump", the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media.

Global US Extends Obama-era Nuclear Sanctions Relief for Iran
Author: 0 US Extends Obama-era Nuclear Sanctions Relief for Iran

According to the ministry's statement , the sanctioned U.S. companies and individuals, whose names are expected to be announced later, are accused of "direct or indirect cooperation with the Zionist regime in committing crimes against humanity in Palestine".

Author: 0 White House adviser is person of interest in Russia probe

President Trump's counterterrorism adviser denounced media reports on Saturday about ongoing investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation as "propaganda". And insiders claimed conversations between Russian officials which were then picked up by intelligence agencies revealed they regarded Mr Flynn as an ally.

Global Texas Senator John Cornyn reportedly in running to head Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Texas Senator John Cornyn reportedly in running to head Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sen. He took the opposite position during the 2016 election, joining fellow Republicans in asking for a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton's use of a private email server for government business. Trey Gowdy , a SC representative and former prosecutor known for his no-nonsense style in committee hearings, was another popular name from Capitol Hill to surface.

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