by | May 20, 2017 | 08:33

The Justice Department named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States election and possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow. Trump strongly disagreed. The appointment, he said in a briefing with news anchors, "hurts our country terribly". The president's tweets drew little reaction from fellow Republicans, who instead joined Democrats in heaping praise on Mueller, a longtime respected lawman ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:23

CNN did not report the information, but Tapper said CNN has since confirmed that Trump did reveal it to Lavrov and Kislyak. Citing unnamed sources, The Washington Post reported that Trump had shared intelligence with Lavrov regarding an Islamic State group terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on airplanes.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:58

As president, he has altered his position, insisting that he is still studying the accord and hasn't made a final decision. In a statement , the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it has "designated two senior Iranian defense officials, including a defense official who facilitated the sale of explosives and provided other support to Syria and the director of the organization responsible for Iran's solid-fueled ballistic missile program" as targets for sanctions.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:41

The Swedish investigation into alleged rape allegations against Assange has been dropped days after Chelsea Manning , who provided Wikileaks with classified intelligence on Iraq and Afghanistan that shocked the world, was freed from prison in the US.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:36

As per an Election Commission announcement, the live demonstration of the functioning of the EVMs and VVPATs will be followed by a press conference. Several opposition politicians had alleged EVM-tampering in assembly polls but the commission ruled out such a possibility.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:24

Recall that Boko Haram members in 2014 abducted more than 200 secondary school girls of Government Girls' Secondary School, Chibok, Borno. "Welcome our girls, welcome our sisters, we are happy to have you back, we are very glad that you are back", said Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, as he greeted the girls at a police hospital.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:15

Nicole Kushner Meyer, Kushner's sister, mentioned her brother at a conference for wealthy Chinese investors as she tried to convince them to invest in the $821 million, two-tower project. But Washington University law professor Kathleen Clark says the questions about Kushner's investors are not limited to just that one building. At a Sunday presentation in Shanghai, security guards barred all media.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:54

We will first release marks of Class 12 students as many educational institutes like Delhi University's admission process will begin from next week, board officials had told the media. Those results will be announced at official website at or Girls from Rewari district surpassed girls from other districts with a pass percentage of 80.8 per cent, closely followed by girls from Hisar.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:53

The meetings follow a telephone conversation between the two presidents last week in which Moon expressed awareness of China's concerns about the installation of a USA missile shield in South Korea. Xi, in his turn, invited Moon to visit Beijing . South Korean businesses have faced boycotts, especially the retail group Lotte which provided the land on which the missile shield is being constructed.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:52

Trump came under criticism for firing Comey as he was supervising the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and any possible links between the Trump and Russian Federation during the campaign. John Cornyn, R-Texas; Alice Fisher, the former head of the Justice Department's criminal division; and Michael Garcia, a former US attorney from Manhattan.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:49

The groups striking represent four different union contracts and include wireless workers in 36 states and DC; wireline workers in California, Nevada and CT; and DirecTV technicians in California and Nevada. Now Trump, as president, might find himself on the other end of such tweets as 40,000 AT&T employees prepare to go on strike this weekend. AT&T is also the only telecom company with a major union presence in its wireless business, which the company says makes it harder to compete.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:47

This year's Pemberton Music Festival was scheduled to happen from July 13-16 in Pemberton, BC. We are in communication with the event organizers and the bankruptcy trustee. The Pemberton festival said for the past three years it had incurred "significant losses", in part due to a weakening Canadian dollar since 2015. The creditors will need to provide supporting documentation to prove these claims.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:45

Everton's Romelu Lukaku is second on 24 goals but Kane is well on course to nail down the goalscoring prize heading into Tottenham's final fixture at Hull on Sunday. Son found the bottom corner from a Dele Alli flick over Leicester's defence to double Tottenham's tally in the 36th minute. Son's 20th goal of the season was just reward for Tottenham's dominance , but Leicester got one back in 59th minute.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:36

The Prime Minister had just delivered a speech to a crowd of local party members and the media in Walmsley - a village in the Labour seat of Bolton North East. Furthermore, a revival for the Liberal Democrats could contribute to this scrutiny. "As with the referendum, which many European leaders saw as a Tory cat fight that got out of control, I have little doubt many on the continent see this election as again motivated by the internal machinations of the Tory party".

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:34

White House press secretary Sean Spicer also released a statement congratulating Macron on his win. While anti-establishment sentiment in France - which also characterised the UK's Brexit vote and the ascendance of Donald Trump to the U.S.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:23

He is at least the fourth World Cup employee to have died of cardiac arrest in the past year and a half, the newswire states. While Human Rights groups have claimed that mishaps to labourers have occurred here in the past, the tournament's organisers alleged that this was not a effect of his working conditions.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:12

U.S. President Donald Trump said he supports peaceful engagement on the Korean peninsula but dialogue with North Korea would only take place under certain conditions. "You have to pick a side". The comments came hours after the South, which hosts 28,500 USA troops, said it wanted to reopen a channel of dialogue with North Korea as Moon seeks a two-track policy, involving sanctions and dialogue, to try to rein in its neighbor.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:09

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. Despite the appointment, at least three congressional committees are continuing their investigations, leading to some turf warfare and sniping as the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee both sought to lay claim to testimony from Comey, while the House Oversight Committee also ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:55

Those killing people have to be treated as a serious insurgency problem and dealt with accordingly, he said. "There is a section which will have to be dealt with by security measures and that there is a section which will have to be dealt with by citizen sentiment".

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:55

Apparently, James Comey is not the only one who wanted to avoid any awkward hugs with Donald Trump. But he wanted to approximate his physicality so that Clinton would grow accustomed to Trump's looming presence when she saw Reines in her peripheral vision.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:55

The official wasn't authorized to speak about the plea bargain because the criminal charges had yet to be filed publicly with the court, and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. In a statement, attorney Arlo Devlin-Brown said his client had "apologized, offered no excuses and made a commitment to make amends". A message left with a representative for Abedin seeking comment Friday morning was not returned.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:52

Kushner reportedly shepherded the deal through personally, including making a personal phone call to Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson asking if she could cut the price, the New York Times reported . The 36-year-old commercial real estate magnate started building a relationship with members of the Saudi royal family shortly after the election, a source told CNN , and was on hand when Trump hosted the deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in March.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:26

Samuelsson also said that the decision meant Assange "is free to leave the embassy whenever he wants", though he later told the TT news agency that he did not know when Assange might leave. According to Swedish law , a suspect must be interviewed first before formal charges can be brought. He has spent almost five years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to avoid being sent to Sweden, which announced Friday, May 19, 2017 that the investigation has been discontinued.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:23

Appearing as witnesses, Holly and Ruby were forced to relive their ordeals and were accused of lying by the defence teams who told them their abuse was a "lifestyle choice". Nevertheless, I want to end this article on a hopeful note reminding us that we can not allow ourselves to give into despair - even if we end up being a lone voice like Sara Rowbotham.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:21

Amazingly, Rowbotham speaks candidly about how harrowing those ten years were when she features on Channel 4's First Dates finale on May 23rd. "Abbie Andrews wrote: "#ThreeGirls most uncomfortable, pit of stomach sickening TV I've watched in a long time.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:06

The centrist's emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France's mainstream parties, brings huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's vote to quit the EU and Donald Trump's election as US president.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:42

Pakistan should also request a fast-track hearing and consider holding a fresh trial for the spy in civilian courts by quashing the conviction handed down by the military court, he said. Jindal is said to be a friend of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Seeking an explanation as to why the government did not submit a written defence before May 15, the PTI leader argued that apprehension regarding the ICJ decision had come true.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:31

The mission recorded 987 child casualties, including 283 deaths, between January 1 and April 30, the highest number of children killed for the same period since UNAMA began documenting Afghan civilian casualties. District Governor, Abdul Wahab Momand, said after the shooting, the attacker collected all the victims' firearms and fled the scene. Without sharing more details, a USA military spokesman told VOA "the disabled vehicle is being recovered and the convoy will continue and complete its ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:01

The driver who hit the pedestrians, 26-year-old Richard Rojas, was arrested. Richard Rojas , 26, the driver of the auto that killed one and injured 22 others in the busy New York Times Square on Thursday, was admitted to Bellevue Hospital Center for evaluation.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:49

Former retail sector boss Andy Street won a tight contest with Labour for the West Midlands area around Britain's second city Birmingham, although former Labour cabinet member Andy Burnham won Greater Manchester. The party has won a majority of seats in Lancashire County Council . Early results in the polls, which voters often use as an opportunity to protest against the ruling party, showed May's Conservatives had gained more than 100 council seats and secured victory for their ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:43

International Court of Justice (ICJ) stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence and states that he will not be executed before the court has given its final decision. Having ordered Pakistan not to execute Jadhav, the ICJ will now seek comprehensive submissions from both New Delhi and Islamabad on their respective cases.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:42

To sweeten the deal, they advertised the EB-5 investor immigrant visa program , which allows foreign investors to apply to immigrate to the United States if they invest substantial amounts of money in projects that create jobs domestically.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:37

Many swing ridings were won with small margins, so the final seat count could shift after absentee ballots are tallied and judicial recounts are conducted. Should the results as of midnight May 9 stand, the Green Party will be the deal-maker in any bill introduced in the legislature. A dialogue about how we do things, what we should do, how we want to shape the future of our province.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:33

The event is created to highlight comfort and ease of life jacket use. Always carry a first-aid kit, nautical charts, anchor, and marine radio or cellphone. Make sure your phone is fully charged but be aware that there often are coverage gaps on the water. Boat Ed, the vendor who provides the online version of Arkansas's Boating Education Course, will be offering a special discount to anyone who completes the program from May 20-26 to help promote National Safe Boating Week.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:28

The euro fell from six-month highs against the dollar on confirmation of Macron's widely expected victory by a margin of 66 percent to 34 percent. Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president ever Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France's place as a central pillar of the European Union.