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by | May 12, 2017 | 10:37

In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, photo, then-FBI Director James Comey pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. " ... You see I am going to play hockey, with the hockey fans, and I invite you to do the same". "I'll be here and I'll be watching", Palmer told him.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:39

Trump told a National Day of Prayer gathering Thursday in the White House Rose Garden that his foreign travels as president "will begin with a truly historic gathering in Saudi Arabia with leaders from all across the Muslim world ". The official expressed hope that the visit would make a big impact around the world and for people of faith. During the previous two papacies, divisive issues like abortion and homosexuality often defined relations between the White House and the U.S.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:39

Flynn resigned his national security adviser position in February after he admitted to misleading the administration about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. "My White House counsel, Don McGahn, came back to me and did not sound like an emergency", Trump told NBC News. US Attorney Dana Boente, whose office issued the subpoenas, is also leading the investigation into WikiLeaks and the effort to bring possible charges against the group's founder, Julian Assange.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:37

North Korea recently tested a ballistic missile and claims it is close to perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear warhead that could attack the U.S. President Moon Jae-in and USA counterpart Donald Trump also agreed to hold a meeting as early as possible to discuss North Korea and other pending issues.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:32

He made sure later to give his "peeps" back home kudos for knocking on a lot of doors, making a lot of sandwiches and talking to a lot of people this past month. While this very prospect triggered a constitutional crisis in 2008, when federal Liberals and New Democrats struck an ultimately unsuccessful arrangement with the separatist Bloc Quebecois to replace the Conservative minority government of Stephen Harper, it is totally legitimate under the Westminster system of parliamentary ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:28

For one, Senate GOP leaders have chose to write their own version of the healthcare bill instead of trying to pass the version introduced by the House GOP. Everybody's at the table". "I spent five years in state government overseeing the bureau of insurance many years ago, and I think I can bring some experience to the debate that will be helpful".

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:21

China is not a member of ASEAN and was not attending the summit but is extremely sensitive about the content of its statements and considers it a barometer of the bloc's dissent over its artificial islands in disputed waters. China continues to reject a ruling issued by an worldwide arbitration court in The Hague a year ago that invalidated its sweeping claims over nearly the entire South China Sea, though Duterte's administration has opted not to push for China's compliance, in the hope of ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:19

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House is facing criticism for a possible security breach after it allowed a Russian news service photographer into the Oval Office to snap photos of President Donald Trump and a pair of top Russian officials. Bush. He said that "there was nothing unusual about the photoshoot with Trump and Lavrov". Hoover's successor L Patrick Gray, acting director under then-president Richard Nixon, was forced out after just under a year for obeying White House orders and burning ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:16

Nevertheless, the Opinium figures were lower than some recent polls. "... as the local elections showed, they are ... are on course for the type of victory last seen by (Labour's) Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher when they were at their peaks", said Adrian Drummond of pollsters Opinium.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:12

This ambition has been largely derailed, however, by continued questions over his campaign's alleged ties to Russia, accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and the two countries' disagreements over Syria. In a tweet on Wednesday, the Russian embassy in the United States and other Russian agencies released photos of Trump meeting the Russian ambassador, whose discussions with former national security adviser Flynn about U.S.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:05

Theresa May has attacked Jeremy Corbyn for abandoning "patriotic working class people" while the Labour leader has hit back with an accusation that she is "pandering" to Donald Trump. He said the final version will be published "in the next few days" and will lay out the "costings of all the pledges and promises that we make". "And at that time and that point you will be able to ask all the questions you like".

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:03

Trump's possible choices to head the FBI on an interim basis, according to a White House official, include acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , Assistant Director Paul Abbate, Chicago FBI agent Michael Anderson and Richmond, Virginia, agent Adam Lee.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:00

The Palestinian movement Hamas controlling the Gaza Strip Saturday elected former Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniya as its new political leader in replacement of exiled Khaled Meshaal who has completed a two-term mandate. He was first named Palestinian prime minister in 2006, after Hamas defeated the Fatah movement in elections. So now they claim to embrace pragmatism and offer a vague compromise, which was quickly rebuffed by Israel and belittled by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:56

It remains to be seen whether Macron's newly renamed "Republique en Marche" (the Republic on the Move) movement will accept Valls as a candidate. "President Trump emphasized his desire to work closely with president -elect Macron in confronting shared challenges, and noted the long and robust history of cooperation between the United States and its oldest ally, France", the White House said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:56

In view of this, Moon promised to do everything in his power to maintain peace on the Korean peninsula, and stated that he would be willing to travel to Washington, Being, Tokyo and even, if possible, to Pyongyang . Talking to reporters, Suh endorsed Moon's call for a summit meeting with North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, although saying it would be hard for such a meeting to take place soon, considering the tension over the North's nuclear program.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:42

The former Giant is also expected to visit with the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens , per Art Stapleton of The Record. He would electrify NY for the next two seasons producing under quarterback Eli Manning , salsa dancing his way into the endzone, and being one of the leagues great class acts.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:44

Forest Service, said hot and dry weather conditions caused the fire to spread. A west coast sea breeze is expected to push across the fire zone in the late afternoon which will cause variable wind directions. Almost 700 people from Florida, Georgia and across the nation are involved in fighting the fire. "Tractor-plows are constructing line and the lines are being reinforced with water and fire retardant dropped by helicopters and air tankers".

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:30

Beijing has been upset by the installation of US missile-defense system in South Korea that was approved by Moon's conservative predecessor as a hedge against North Korea. Although it is still very early into Moon's presidency, and there are still many factors that could affect all outcomes, the doors to re-connect with Pyongyang have been open.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:30

They had been at the White House on other business when Trump called them in to talk about Comey and asked, "So what do you think?" according to a senior White House official. Comey announced in March that the investigation included possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. In a White House statement announcing the firing, Trump said, "The FBI is one of our Nation's most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:29

And finally, today, we were reminded that this White House still isn't very good at politics. "That's the problem with the Russians - they lie", the official added . media denied access to the meeting. "I was going to fire Comey. We worked for just a minute and that's all", Scherbak wrote . He also said the subject never came up during his Oval Office meeting.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:27

What did Trump expect when he fired the man overseeing an investigation on whether there was collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the outcome of the 2016 election? The normally spotlight-loving President Donald Trump has kept a rather low profile around his surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:26

President Donald Trump made cracking down on illegal immigration a cornerstone of his campaign and signed an executive order earlier this year to withhold federal funds from cities that refuse to cooperate with US immigration officials. After the Senate took its final vote, the Governor tweeted: "I'm getting my signing pen warmed up". Elissa Steglich , professor at the University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic, said the general effect of the two bills is the same.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:18

On an overcast opening day of the deciding Test match between West Indies and Pakistan , the hosts won the toss and chose to bowl, knowing there would be ample movement to capitalise on. With the pitch starting to offer considerable assistance to the slow bowlers, Pakistan leg-spinners Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan will be salivating at the opportunity to have a crack at the host Wednesday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:15

The meet will push China's "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) initiative, announcing new agreements and mechanisms to flesh out President Xi Jinping's vision of building a land economic belt to Central Asia and Europe, and a maritime silk road to Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:17

When asked by Senator Marco Rubio if Comey's firing would impact the investigation, McCabe stated that "you can not stop the men and women of the FBI from doing the right thing: Protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution".

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:14

The drug is called fentanyl and experts said it's 50 times stronger than heroin, and it's already on the streets of Western Washington. But the number of fentanyl-related deaths continued to increase in 2016. Much of the supply of fentanyl in MA was "illicitly produced" rather than being diverted from pharmaceutical supplies. Earlier this month, Secretary Sudders, Commissioner Bharel and Department of Mental Health Commissioner Joan Mikula convened the Deans of the Commonwealth's nine ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:13

THE Federal Government FG on Thursday, said the 82 Chibok girls who were released by the Bokoharam terrorists are now undergoing medical screening. " Government is preparing the girls to go back to school in September this year because they have lost so much academically ", said presidency spokesman Garba Shehu .

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:12

Presidency spokesman Femi Adesina said the schoolgirls from Chibok, in Borno state, were met at the capital's airport by Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari and taken to a medical facility for checks. Advocacy group, BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), which has been holding a daily sit-out campaign for the last 3 years to pressure government into rescuing the over 200 girls abducted from Chibok Secondary School in April 2014, has also voiced similar sentiments.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:02

In the hearing, former CIA Director James Clapper and Yates were questioned about evidence of possible collusion between Trump associates and Russian Federation. According to intelligence officials, the two discussed sanctions imposed by President Barack Obama to punish Russian Federation for its efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:03

JAMES COMEY told politicians days before he was sacked he had asked the Justice Department for more resources to pursue the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in last year's presidential election, it has been revealed. "I'm not under investigation", he repeated. On NBC's "Today", Sanders said she would defer to the president himself for any additional details. "We don't think it's necessary", said White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders .

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:56

The Intelligence Minister of Israel, Yisrael Katz, was quoted by NYTimes, saying, the attack was launched to not to allow Hezbollah group obtain access to such weapons. 'On April 25, Turkish regime fighter jets bombarded several sites in northeastern Syria, where dozens of civilians were affected, ' a statement said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:46

But Turkey worries that advances by the YPG in northern Syria could enflame the PKK insurgency on its soil and that the weapons supplied to this militia will fall into PKK hands, like it happened in the past. Asked about the fate of the weapons that are provided to the Syrian Democratic Forces and YPG after the conclusion of the operations, he said they would be expended and taken care of.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:40

One of Lighthizer's first orders of business will be to consult Congress on the administration's plans to renegotiate Nafta, which Trump called a "disaster" during the election campaign. McConnell's own views on the nominee, for instance, were not discernible in remarks on the Senate floor Thursday morning. His biggest critics were two arch supporters of NAFTA and other trade deals, Republican Sens.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:43

Manuel Valls, left, and Emmanuel Macron. Guillaume Balas, who co-ordinated Mr Hamon's platform, said Mr Valls "excluded" himself from the party with his allegiance to Mr Macron's movement. France's youngest president, who takes office on Sunday, faces the daunting task of reuniting a troubled, divided nation riven by anxieties about terrorism, chronic unemployment, immigration and France's relationship with the rest of Europe.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:43

In a joint statement Wednesday evening, Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina), the committee chairman, and Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia), the vice-chair, stated that the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has issued a subpoena for Flynn.