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by | June 16, 2017 | 08:02

Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation". Still other voices on the far right have chimed in to suggest that Trump should dismiss Mueller - including Newt Gingrich, who only last month praised his appointment .

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:56

New Delhi , June 15 India has moved up six places to 60th among 130 nations on the Global Innovation Index ( GII ) 2017, emerging as the top-ranked economy in Central and South Asia. In 2017, Switzerland leads the rankings for the seventh consecutive year, with high-income economies taking 24 of the top 25 spots - China is the exception at 22.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:52

His demeanor was "calm", witness Falisa Peoples said. A review of his online posts stretching back several years found that his public posts were nearly exclusively about politics, and that they often sharply criticized Republican politicians and policies.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:54

ISIS released an audio recording claiming it had captured Tora Bora, according to the Associated Press. The militants seized the territory from the Taliban this week after days of heavy fighting, in a show of strength just two months after the USA military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat on a nearby ISIS stronghold.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:51

There has been "slower progress" in talks between the Conservatives and DUP, with an agreement unlikely to be announced on Wednesday. "It's imperative that both Governments recommit to the word, spirit and implementation of the Good Friday Agreement if there is to be any prospect of re-establishing the Executive".

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:49

One slunk down in his seat, looking angry. Cosby said he gave Constand three half-tablets of Benadryl , an over-the-counter cold and allergy medicine, to help her relax. On Wednesday afternoon, they asked to rehear Constand's testimony about the night of the alleged assault . Arriving at the courthouse in suburban Philadelphia Wednesday, Cosby gave a thumbs-up to the steadily growing crowd of media and onlookers.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:41

The Russian president added facetiously that his country is ready to offer Comey asylum if he's prosecuted in the US. The Russian president also criticised the U.S. And when asked who his successor might be, Putin said: "I am still working". "If it wasn't for Crimea, other problems, they would have invented something else to deter Russian Federation".

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:42

About 5.4 million Puerto Ricans live on the USA mainland, a number that is growing because of an exodus of people who can not find jobs or continue school on the depressed island. Of those who did vote, 97 percent of voters were in favor of statehood. A former Spanish colony taken over by the U.S. at the end of the 19th century, Puerto Rico has enjoyed broad political autonomy since 1952 as a commonwealth or "free associated state".

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:31

The Southern Baptist Convention has taken steps to distance itself from that history. Richard Spencer, the leader of the "alt-right", responded Wednesday to the Southern Baptist Convention's vote to condemn the political movement at an annual convention in Phoenix , Arizona.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:32

The first minister said the general election result had left the United Kingdom government so unstable and weak it was vital that May sought the support of devolved governments and opposition parties to agree a common position before talks with the European Union due to begin next week.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:30

Germany and Austria on Thursday hit back at proposed US sanctions that would threaten European companies participating in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, accusing the USA of politicizing its economic interest in selling natural gas to Europe.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:28

As a date has now been set for the Queen's Speech, this appears to suggest the Tories are close to finishing a deal with the DUP, The Guardian said. It is thought an announcement on an agreement will be delayed as a result of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and may not come until next week. DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds, in Downing Street for talks with Mrs May on restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland , refused to be drawn on how the negotiations were progressing.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:20

But what happened was that farmers went to traders, there was no cash for payment. Political analysts said the stakes are high for Mr Modi who is trying to increase his party's political influence ahead of elections in 2019 but is facing charges of running an anti-farmer government.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:14

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters in Kolkata , "We want peace in the hills". The GJM is now trying to spread the fire in the Terai and Dooars regions to challenge the state government all the more. "I am the chief executive of GTA which is equivalent to a cabinet minister's rank". The member also said that the state government has adopted the right tactic in dealing with the protest though also adding that many in the ruling TMC also harbour the same sentimental feeling about ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:13

Washington Trust Commercial Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE:KW) for 29 shares. California-based Kennedy Wilson Holdings (KW) reached an preliminary agreement in late April to buy the 76 per cent of London-listed KWE that it does not already own in an all-cash deal.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:12

President Donald Trump responded angrily to reports he is under criminal investigation Thursday, deriding a " witch hunt " against him led by some "very bad" people. The attorney general's willingness to ignore his ethical obligations by advising that Comey be fired raises serious questions about whether he had a corrupt goal in writing the letter used to fire Comey.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:14

Mueller will likely seek to determine whether anyone on the White House staff discussed what Trump was going to say to, or do with, Comey. US President Donald Trump has slammed James Comey as "cowardly", days after the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony to the US Senate Intelligence Committee and as Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak to the same panel to answer questions about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:07

A spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz responded to the report by saying "the Federal Bureau of Investigation leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". An aide familiar with the meeting said it was held to discuss the investigations, including ways that the parallel inquiries don't interfere with one another.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:06

Trump hasn't commented on the longtime former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. The officials spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity to preview Trump's order. The interview was first reported by PBS. The president has railed against the Russian Federation investigation, which was taken over by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller last month, as a "witch hunt".

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:05

It stated that the brawl happened because of the "failure of local security authorities to take necessary measures". Turkey has still not apologized for the initial incident, instead charging that the "aggressive and unprofessional actions" of us security personnel against Turkish bodyguards remains the real issue at hand.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:04

Ms Sturgeon called on Ms Davidson to set out her position on Brexit, asking "or is her position exactly what her position has been over the past year that she will do exactly what Theresa May tells her to do regardless of what is in the best interest of the country?" While the Tories haemorrhaged seats across the United Kingdom, the Scottish Conservatives had huge success.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:02

The NSA told the Post in a statement that it intends to "fully cooperate with the special counsel". The committee knows Mueller has already been briefed on Comey's memos. The Justice Department has long held that it would not be appropriate to indict a sitting president. Instead, experts say, the onus would be on Congress to review any findings of criminal misconduct and then decide whether to initiate impeachment proceedings.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:03

The attorney general recused himself on March 2 after reports emerged that Sessions had twice met with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, during the course of the election, contradicting statements he made during his Senate confirmation hearing, in which he said under oath that he did not have contacts with Russians during the campaign.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:02

They will also seek information from retired NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett, the source said , because Ledgett wrote a memo documenting some of Rogers' conversations with Trump. In other words, Mr. Trump does not care if firing Mr. Mueller makes him look guilty, as long as he continues to get away with his crimes. Days after The Intercept website revealed a leaked NSA report that Russian hacking of our voting systems was more extensive than previously known, Michael Riley and Jordan ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:01

Labour's unexpectedly strong second-place showing has thrown national politics into disarray. "I congratulate her on returning and I'm sure she'll agree with me that democracy is a wondrous thing, and can throw up some very unexpected results", he said.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:58

And now, almost 12 years later, he's preparing to step down. Ledgett wrote a memo, according to the source, documenting a conversation in which President Donald Trump allegedly urged Rogers to help get the FBI to lift the cloud of the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:58

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Minister David Davis will all stay in office. May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, though the election result meant it was unclear whether her plan to take Britain out of the bloc's single market and customs union could still be pursued.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:56

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had pledged to build a new settlement for around 40 families of a wildcat Jewish outpost in the West Bank known as Amona, which was evacuated under court order in February. The idea of pursuing peace now with willing Gulf States appeals to the right-wing Israeli government and many of its supporters in the policy community, for two reasons.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:51

The musical's other honours were best orchestration, best book of a musical and best original score. The show, about an anxiety- racked adolescent whose social standing improves when he insinuates himself into the grieving family of a classmate who has killed himself, picked up six awards, including the Best Leading Actor In A Musical award for the twitching-and-tender talk-of-the-town performance by Ben Platt in the title role.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:54

Six U.S. representatives from MI on Thursday wrote to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly requesting a copy of the government's repatriation agreement with Iraq and for information about any safety measures planned for the arrested Iraqi nationals.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:43

A week after May lost her majority in an election she had called in the hope of strengthening her hand in the talks, some fellow Conservatives want her to focus more on limiting the damage to business and less on cutting immigration and other ties to the European Union when Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:42

The team's four All-Stars shared the scoring wealth and played tough defense. Say what you want, but Kevin Durant is officially an National Basketball Association champion. Probably not, but George only carried IN to 42 wins this year so the bar isn't that high. "It's different just because of what happened a year ago to be honest", Curry said.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:35

The hostage-taker - identified by authorities as Yacub Khayre, a 29-year-old Australian born in Somalia - was killed by the police in a shootout. Victoria police shot dead the man involved in the hostage situation at an apartment in Brighton near Melbourne Monday, after he began firing on police just before 6pm local time.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:32

He later tweeted out his shocked reaction. Capitol Hill officers assigned to Scalise's security detail and local law enforcement returned fire and captured the attacked. So we made sure we got as much fluid, Gatorade and water, as we could until they could get to him. "He was (conscious)", Wenstrup said. "We couldn't get to him" because of the shots", Flake said.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:31

Firefighters worked through the night to dampen the fire. "Right now, people want answers and it's absolutely right and that's why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster ", said May, who visited the scene on Thursday to meet members of the emergency services.