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by | May 17, 2017 | 17:55

Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz, has written to the FBI requesting the agency turn over all memos written by the former FBI Director, James Comey, about his interactions with President Donald Trump.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:53

Traditionally, the party in power - the Liberals - get the first chance to convince the lieutenant governor that they can form government, especially if they have the largest number of seats. It was a slightly tighter race in the Cowichan Valley, where a victor was not declared until after 10:30 p.m. With 8 of 89 ballot boxes reported, Stone has 55.99% of the popular vote, while Milobar has 49.23% of the vote with 84 of 109 boxes reported.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:54

He said: "In life at times you have to make tough decisions and I always think the best for myself, for the family and for the club especially". Pablo Zabaleta got a rousing send-off. Zabaleta was quoted by ESPN saying: "When I first came to Manchester I felt like when I was in Barcelona at Espanyol, we were not the main club in the city - we can't say the same thing now".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:55

Mending Europe's frayed unity is such a high priority for new French President Emmanuel Macron that he's visiting neighboring Germany and its Chancellor Angela Merkel on his first day in office. "First we need to work on what we want to change, and then if it turns out it needs a treaty change, then we're prepared to do that", she said. Merkel, receiving her fourth French president since taking office nearly 12 years ago, told the freshly elected Macron that Germany would be willing to ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:54

The official said the disclosure came as Trump boasted about his access to classified intelligence. Trump "revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies", the source said. which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety", Trump tweeted. "Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:46

Comey's only weakness, he says, was his response to Trump in which Comey told Trump that Flynn was indeed a "good guy", according to The New York Times' description of the memo. And veteran Republican Senator John McCain called the allegations about the Trump-Lavrov meeting "deeply disturbing". "This is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:44

Though North Korea has never admitted any involvement in the Sony Pictures hack, security researchers and the U.S. government are confident in the theory and neither can rule out the possibility of a false flag. Under UN resolutions, North Korea is barred from developing nuclear and missile technology. "Is it possible or not?" "The conversations that I have had.in dealing with Beijing is that if (North Korea) did something else and if it looked to be long-range, which this does, and if it ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:43

Delivering a statement alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , President Donald Trump said the USA would re-establish its military and economic partnership with Turkey. Erdogan is staying at Blair House across from the White House during his stay and was not present at the embassy during the commotion. Erdogan issued a statement afterward, congratulating Trump for his presidential election victory.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:40

Trump said Saturday that he will nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief as early as this week, telling reporters that he was considering some "very well-known, highly respected, really talented people". Trump answered "he's doing a great job, he's getting beaten up". Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein interviewed eight candidates Saturday, including some who were not among the names distributed a day earlier by the White House.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:28

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday observed the test launch of a new ballistic missile that can carry a large nuclear warhead and has the US mainland within striking range, state media claimed Monday. New South Korean President Moon Jae-In sent his envoy to China, Germany, States, Japan and Russian Federation to discuss his policies when it comes to North Korea.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:28

Labour now trails the Conservative Party by a margin of between 16 to 20 percentage points depending on the poll. "So I think the actual amount you could get from these policies - it certainly runs into the tens of billions - but probably doesn't reach the £50 billion that Labour are claiming".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:27

The group also said that a public caning would constitute torture under worldwide law. Worldwide human rights groups have described the treatment of the men as degrading and humiliating and called for their immediate release. "The prosecution is very harsh". It implemented an expanded Shariah code two years ago. "The verdict will increase fear among LGBT people not only in Aceh but also in many other, especially conservative, provinces.in Indonesia", HRW's Indonesia researcher, Andreas ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:24

Supporters of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is seeking his second term, during a campaign rally at the Azadi Sport Complex in Tehran on Saturday. Despite this, Rouhani has pledged to further improve Iran's relations with the West and even to remove the remaining sanctions, as a means of inviting foreign investment into the country and creating tangible economic change.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:25

Nikki Haley spoke ahead of a closed meeting of the U.N. Security Council called by the US and council member Japan, along with South Korea, to discuss Pyongyang's latest illicit ballistic missile launch. disregard or misjudge the reality that its mainland and Pacific operation region are in (North Korea's) sighting range for strike". Trump was briefed about the North Korean launch on the telephone by National Security Advisor H.R.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:18

Raina, who was also dropped from the list of central contract holders earlier this year, expressed his disappointment on not getting picked for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, while speaking to Hindustan Times . "I want to give my best shot", Shami said after being named in the Champions Trophy squad . "Not just IPL but one needs to take into account the performance of last one year also in such a big tournament", Prasad said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:14

But they came to despise Comey for his leading man role in a later drama, the probe into Hillary Clinton's email server. In one of these documents, Comey picked up Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn's ties with Russian Federation.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:09

They should be embarrassed they've not finished second. For good measure the Portuguese coach revealed his admiration for Ryan Jack, "a player that I like", with the Dons' skipper coming to the end of his contract at the end of the season.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:10

Stephanie Carvin, a professor at Carleton University and a former intelligence analyst, said co-operation between the two countries will, of course, continue. In addition to disrupting a vital flow of intelligence and possibly endangering agents on the ground, Trump has let the world know that he and his administration can not be trusted with sensitive information.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:03

The front of the U.S. embassy is seen in Tel Aviv, Israel January 20, 2017. "The president is being very careful to understand how such a decision would impact a peace process", Tillerson said , going on to suggest that Israel itself might be less than fully committed to a move, according to AFP news agency.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:04

If Chafettz manages to get his hands on the Comey memos and the committee discovers incriminating evidence proving that Trump did, in fact, try to influence FBI's probe into Flynn's connection to Russian Federation, the president may face charges of obstruction of justice .

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:05

During their joint news conference, Trump voiced support for Ankara in its fight against Daesh and the PKK, saying the US would work to ensure that terror groups "have no safe quarter". Another stumbling block to improved US-Turkish relations has been the presence in the US state of Pennsylvania of the Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Mr Erdogan blames for a failed coup in July previous year.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:06

Oxford Crown Court Judge Ian Pringle said that a custodial sentence, which would normally be meted out for such a crime, would prevent Lavinia Woodward from embarking on her chosen career - a sentence, which he said was, "too severe".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:02

They spent the evening facing a report that before he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, Trump directly asked him to stop investigating the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties-and worrying what else might yet be revealed.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:02

Germany and France are the traditional motor of European integration. Merkel, however, appeared keen to support Macron ahead of next month's general election in which he will faces a tough battle to win an outright majority. Last week Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel of the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) - junior partner in Merkel's coalition - accused Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of the CDU of trying to "torpedo" Macron's European Union reform plans for political reasons ahead of ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:59

Last week, the president fired Comey, who had been overseeing the FBI's ongoing investigation into whether Trump's campaign played a role in Russia's election meddling. They note that the administration has yet to face a national or global crisis comparable to the September 11, 2001, attacks, Hurricane Katrina or the Sandy Hook school shootings.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:01

Shapiro was most concerned, however, that the president's move could make Israel think twice about sharing intelligence with the United States , warning that it will "inevitably cause elements of Israel's intelligence service to demonstrate more caution".

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:57

Trump said that more officers were killed in ambushes a year ago than at any time in more than two decades. Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes said a law enforcement officer is a modern day crusader. It also was incredibly silent, he said, adding that it was "hard to imagine" such a large crowd staying so silent, with seemingly the only sound coming from the city in the distance.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:32

Computer users worldwide - and everyone else who depends on them - should assume that the next big "ransomware" attack has already been launched, and just hasn't manifested itself yet, Ori Eisen, who founded the Trusona cybersecurity firm in Scottsdale, Arizona, told The Associated Press.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:32

Sanchez's double against Sunderland saw him take his tally for 2016-17 to 23 goals in 37 Premier League appearances, just one behind Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in the race for the top scorer title. "We set up to make it hard for Arsenal , and I thought, for long periods, we did that". "I don't know how it happened, but game after game we didn't lose, and we won the championship with five games to go.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:29

The reliability of White House statements was again questioned after the firing of FBI Director James Comey last week and then in this week's intelligence flap. Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican known for his cautious approach to politics, issued a statement that said Trump's actions "damage and distract from the important work the American people have entrusted their leaders to accomplish".

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:31

He further added that denial of counselor access was a "fatal" breach of the Vienna Convention rules. Vienna Convention provisions on consular access were not intended for a "spy" involved in terror activities, Pakistan today told the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is hearing India's plea on the death sentence given to its national Kulbhushan Jadhav .

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:28

A very wide range of player type / caliber has won this event, including studs like Jason Day and Adam Scott, and journeymen like Steven Bowditch, Sang-Moon Bae, and Brendan Todd. However, it will take awhile for Trinity Forest to match that list of champions, from Nelson to Garcia with many other greats in between. In fact, try as I might I find this event tricky.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:28

Witnesses described seeing the plane coming in at an odd angle, seeming to flip to one side before it crashed into the ground. A Learjet approaching Teterboro Airport smashed into an industrial area Monday afternoon, killing two crew members and damaging buildings.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:26

The North has made no secret of its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something President Donald Trump has vowed "won't happen". strategy of "brow-beating only weak countries which have no nukes. "The Secretary-General condemns the launch of another ballistic missile by the DPRK", Guterres's spokesman said in a statement.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:24

Erdogan threw cold water on the proposal in his statement at the White House, insisting that arming the YPG in Syria goes against global agreements. Mr Erdogan said his visit would "mark a historical turn of tide" and hailed "outstanding relations" between the nations.