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by | May 20, 2017 | 01:57

He has been living at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012, where he sought refuge as he feared he would be arrested in Sweden on the rape charge and extradited to the U.S. Sweden's top prosecutor says she is dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after nearly seven years. Assange has voiced concern that if he traveled to Sweden in relation to the case he would face extradition to the U.S.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:53

Trump possibly revealed classified information to Russian diplomats, and that fired FBI Director James Comey said in a memo that Mr. Trump asked him to drop the FBI investigation into Flynn. Multiple people in the Obama administration, including the president himself, warned the Trump team about Flynn and his vulnerability to Russian blackmail.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:44

Meanwhile, Assange's lawyer in Sweden told Swedish Radio, as reported by AP, that the decision by Swedish prosecutors was a total victory for Assange and that he is now free to leave the embassy when he wants. Samuelsson was not immediately available for further comment. Friday was the deadline for the Swedish prosecution to send a request to Stockholm District Court in the Assange case.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:27

Senior advocate Harish Salve, leading the Indian legal team, focused his arguments on Pakistan's denial of consular access to Jadhav as he presented India's position before the judicial body. Representing Pakistan, lawyer Khawar Qureshi said India has sought to persuade this court that Pakistan intends to execute Jadhav within days. Dr.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:14

General Assembly emergency session to discuss the strike , as well as alleged Israeli attempts to force feed prisoners on hunger strikes , another violation of global law. They were all treated at the scene. Dozens of Palestinian youths clashed on Friday afternoon with Israeli army soldiers stationed at the borderline area between eastern Gaza Strip and Israel, leaving at least eight injured, medics said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:45

Trump also said he "respects" the decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, but he didn't distance himself from his earlier description of the situation as "a witch hunt ". "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", Trump told Comey, according to the memo. United States stocks recovered ground on Thursday as upbeat economic data emboldened investors to return to the market, a day after Wall Street ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:42

Trump yet again called the entire investigation a "witch hunt" and stated there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, but he did add a disclaimer this time. Rosenstein was originally invited by the two Senate leaders, Republican Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Democrat Chuck Schumer of NY, to explain Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:40

He reportedly told officers he had smoked synthetic marijuana before charging into the bustling tourist destination, where 18-year-old Alyssa Elsman had been visiting with her mother and 13-year-old sister. The New York Police Department says the driver drove along the sidewalk for at least three blocks, hitting pedestrians as he went. A smashed vehicle sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians at lunchtime ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:36

The appointment of Robert Mueller III, the former head of the FBI, as a special counsel to head the Russian Federation investigation was announced late Wednesday. The White House initially said last week that Trump was prompted to fire Comey after reading the Rosenstein letter. "I think the people in the rest of the world do not have the time to pay attention to what's happening domestically here", said Tillerson who's accompanying Trump on the trip.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:28

The area is a hot spot for tourists. The group is in town for the Broadway League's Spring Road Conference. They have said the collision was more likely an accident after the auto "lost control". Bruno Carvalho, a student at SUNY Albany, said the auto approached quickly and passed him on the sidewalk. "People were trying to jump out of the way".

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:25

After taking computers over, the virus displayed messages demanding a payment of $300 in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user. The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an cheap domain registration, with help from another 20-something security engineer in the U.S.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:22

In Wisconsin , Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald told several media that the tornado damaged the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park north of Chetek. Devin Feuerhelm told KMSP-TV that his sister, Lenna Samuelson, lives in the park with her two daughters, Ashley and Brenna. One person died at the mobile home park, the Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center said in a statement late Tuesday.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:20

Her father survived the Holocaust. At home, Macron started to shape his government by appointing relatively little-known lawmaker Edouard Philippe, 46, as his prime minister. However, 21 LR members of parliament, including some party heavyweights and former ministers, issued a joint statement urging the party to positively respond to the "hand extended by the president".

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:14

These threats are not welcome, '" Haley told reporters ahead of the council meeting. South Korea's newly-elected president said Wednesday that the possibility of a conflict with North Korea is high. The press statement from the U.N.'s most powerful body said its 15 members agreed to "take further significant measures including sanctions, in line with the council's previously expressed determination".

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:17

Helpless pedestrians had little time to react as the auto barreled down the sidewalk and through intersections before smashing into a row of steel security barriers installed in recent years to prevent vehicle attacks on the square where massive crowds gather every New Year's Eve.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:16

Trump also used Thursday's joint press conference with visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to decry the FBI's investigation into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, describing it as a "witch hunt" and denouncing it for "dividing the country".

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:12

Trump has consistently rejected any suggestion of collusion between his camp and Moscow as "fake news" and complained in a speech Wednesday that he had been treated "more unfairly" than any U.S. Senators said that Rosenstein steered clear of specifics while making clear that Mueller has wide latitude to pursue the investigation wherever it leads, including potentially criminal charges.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:57

McCain and Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, told Erdogan in a letter they sent Thursday that the "actions of your staff violate the constitutional protections of freedom of the press and freedom of assembly enjoyed by all Americans".

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:58

Holder's memo didn't leave prosecutors totally powerless. The same month, Sessions addressed law enforcement officials and vowed that "this country will not go backwards" and his department would "hammer drug dealers and violent felons".

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:51

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee, is trying to get in touch with former FBI Director James Comey to testify in a public hearing as soon as next week. On Wednesday, the Justice Department picked a special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation. The President's statement comes as stories continue to flood the news on the President's 2016 presidential campaign and allegations of collusion with Russian Federation.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:52

At least nine people were injured, and several went to the hospital. The clash happened at the Turkish ambassador's residence Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump. Erdogan also said that the USA had made up its mind on Raqa, which meant Turkey could not join the operation "under the current circumstances", referring to the YPG's involvement.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:49

United States rocket scientists have said that the missile launched by North Korea on Monday showed considerable progress the country made towards developing an intercontinental ballistic missile which can reach America. The North has raised fears about its progress after conducting five nuclear tests, including two a year ago, and test-firing some 30 missiles over the past 15 months.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:52

The United States is undoubtedly the most important player on the global stage, and whether he likes it or not, whatever Trump does is major news around the world, said Nicholas Rostow, who served as national security adviser to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:39

It wasn't immediately clear if that's enough to ease the fears of moderate Republicans or governors, who have opposed the federal government shifting more Medicaid costs to the states. "I have called on Senate Republicans to take a better approach to health care reform, an issue that impacts the health and financial security of all Americans".

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:35

Attacking the small group of protesters with their fists and feet, men in dark suits and others were recorded repeatedly kicking one woman as she lay curled on a sidewalk. "We will continue to work with our partners at the United States State Department and United States Secret Service to identify and hold all subjects accountable for their involvement in the altercation".

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:36

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said they talked only about the trip. "Trump may not have provided enough detail to the Russians to damage that source", the USA officials introduced to the WSJ . But since taking office, Trump has called for restraint in settlement construction. In addition, Russian Federation maintains close ties with Iran and Syria, Israel's bitter enemies.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:32

Overruling Pakistan's contention that ICJ has no jurisdiction over the matter, an eleven-member bench said that it has prima facie jurisdiction in the case after Pakistan's failure to give consular access to India. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today stayed the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:32

He could face trial in the U.S. over the leaking hundreds of thousands of secret USA military and diplomatic documents. Following the statement, Assange tweeted an old image of himself smiling, but has not yet made any other comment. "This is a total victory for Julian Assange ". Before the Metropolitan Police in London said Assange could be arrested if he leaves the Ecuador embassy, Melinda Taylor, one of Assange's lawyers, told the Swedish news agency TT: "The first thing that needs ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:28

Mr Mishra questioned the alacrity with which Mr Kejriwal's party declared the attacker a BJP man saying, "Whatever followed that incident was very unusual; the police had just taken him away when Sanjay Singh did a presser saying that the man who was trying to attack me was a BJP agent.why did you rush to lie?" However, the AAP claimed that Bhardwaj was BJP's Yuva Morcha Delhi executive committee member and retweeted a series of tweets in this regard.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:22

Because the Greens are less popular though, they have a lot more ridings in which they are uncompetitive than the NDP or Liberals". Not surprisingly, a B.C. "The NDP would have done worse in this election if it were not for the Green vote", said Harrison. User soupyhands asked the obvious question, assuming the recount holds and the absentee ballots don't alter the current seat count for any of the parties.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:23

China sees THAAD as a threat to the regional security balance. While Pyongyang's nuclear and missile capabilities have advanced rapidly, the South is also ready and capable of striking back at the North should it launch an attack, he added .

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:19

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech US missile-defense system to guard against North Korean threats.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:17

During the campaign, then-candidate Trump called NAFTA a "disaster", and renegotiation of the agreement is central to President Trump's "Top Issue" of " Trade Deals that Work For All Americans ". Randy Hoback, the Conservative Party's critic for Canada-U.S. relations, said Thursday that NAFTA has been a good agreement over the years, so there's a good base for the three countries to build upon.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:08

The court reasoned it could hear the case because it involved, on the face of it, an alleged violation of one of the clauses of the Vienna Convention, which both Pakistan and India ascribe to and whose interpretation falls under its purview.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:08

Trump tweeted. "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" With the 2018 Congressional mid-term elections fast approaching, maybe of Trump's erstwhile allies face a hard campaign dominated by questions about the president's conduct and with few legislative victories to fall back on.