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Global News Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports
Author: 0 Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

President Donald Trump had disclosed classified intelligence during a meeting with Russian officials. USA intelligence officials have asked NBC News and other media organizations not to report the type of equipment, where it was stolen, and the name of the city where the intelligence was gathered, because doing so could harm US national security, they say.

Global News Ny: Assange still vulnerable if he enters Sweden
Author: 0 Ny: Assange still vulnerable if he enters Sweden

He sought asylum at the embassy over fears that if he is extradited to Sweden he would be sent onward to the US for prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of secret documents, including thousands of USA diplomatic cables. Samuelson said he did not know if Assange would leave the embassy building in London and try to go to Ecuador. At a press conference in Quito, Long called on Britain allow Assange safe passage so he could take up his asylum in Ecuador.

Author: 0 US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

We are writing to request that the Oversight Committee and the Judiciary Committee launch an immediate joint investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his top officials are engaged in an ongoing conspiracy to obstruct the criminal, counter-intelligence, and oversight investigations now being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice, and Congress into members of his presidential campaign and their contacts with Russian officials.

Global News WikiLeaks awaits UK decision on Assange's status
Author: 0 WikiLeaks awaits UK decision on Assange's status

The preliminary investigation on Assange, 44, was opened in 2010. "We are not making a statement about his guilt", Ny said, adding that the investigation could be reopened if Assange came to Sweden before the statute of limitations deadline for the rape allegation in 2020.

Author: 0 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders crackdown on drug traffickers

Sessions's new memo instructs prosecutors to go in the exact opposite direction and charge even low-level offenders with the most severe penalties possible. "We favor a different approach which requires changing some of the existing federal laws", Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden said in a statement .

Global News USA special counsel named to investigate Trump-Russia ties
Author: 0 USA special counsel named to investigate Trump-Russia ties

The committee also asked the White House to provide any recordings, if they exist, detailing interactions with Comey that relate to the FBI's investigation into Russia's role in the election - or Clinton email scandal. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement Wednesday that Mueller is "a respected public servant of the highest integrity". Donald Trump has responded with a direct - if brief - "No".

Global News Turkey demands US replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey demands US replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, said Thursday. President Donald Trump meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office. Erdogan also said that the U.S. 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.

Global News Kremlin Hopes US 'Obsession With Russian Factor' to End Soon
Author: 0 Kremlin Hopes US 'Obsession With Russian Factor' to End Soon

Answering the question whether such a political atmosphere may affect the upcoming meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, Peskov said that the Russian "president has repeatedly expressed readiness for such meetings and the readiness to move further along the path of development of our relations as deeply as our partners in Washington are ready for it".

Author: 0 States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

Just how many people might be subject to the change remains to be seen. The same argument emerged as the House worked to rewrite the law this year. Most of the two dozen Republicans targeted in the campaign either barely won in the 2016 election or represent districts that were carried by Hillary Clinton or narrowly won by President Donald Trump in the presidential election.

Global News Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive
Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive

Another wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. Borazan said she was unable to report the man to law enforcement since she didn't get a look at his face. Kheirabaoi, from Fairfax, Virginia, is alleged to have assaulted a police officer while Necmi is accused of aggravated assault, Police Officer Hugh Crew told Anadolu Agency in an email.

Global News Trump has reportedly punted on moving the Israeli embassy
Author: 0 Trump has reportedly punted on moving the Israeli embassy

Despite the warnings from the all corners of the U.S. foreign policy establishment, some of Trump's aides, including the President's chief strategist Steve Bannon, urged Trump to make good on his campaign promise and make a bold announcement during his visit to Jerusalem next week.

Global News Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange
Author: 0 Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

He could still face trial in the US over the leaking of hundreds of thousands of secret USA military and diplomatic documents. Marianne Ny told a news conference: "When we investigate serious crimes, we do not consider the costs". this is why we ask for the arrest warrant to be cancelled so that Julian Assange can fly to Ecuador and enjoy his political asylum", lawyer Per Samuelsson told news outlets last month .

Author: 0 ICJ stays Pak decision to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav

The ICJ, accepting India's plea, said Pakistan must not hang Jadhav until the court hears the matter in full and that Islamabad must inform the World Court of the steps it has taken to ensure that the Indian national is not executed. But while giving its preliminary verdict today, the court said it has "no limitation" to consider the case. "Pakistan is completely blown by this decision.The decision is certainly binding for both states", the Attorney General said.

Author: 0 Marston's PLC Announces Dividend of GBX 2.70 (MARS)

FinnCap has "Buy" rating and GBX 104 target. In CVMD, it is expanding its portfolio into the cardiovascular-renal area with late-stage assets, such as ZS-9 and roxadustat, as well as investing to explore the benefits of its SGLT2 and GLP-1 franchises in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and heart failure (HF).

Author: 0 Trump assails 'witch hunt' after naming of special counsel

Thursday's meeting wasn't the first time Trump has privately addressed TV anchors and reporters. "He did acknowledge that he learned Comey would be removed prior to him writing his memo", McCaskill said. I hope Former FBI Director Robert Mueller can be looked at as unbiased and his finding respected by all involved". "We've discussed this before", Spicer said.

Global News Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra
Author: 0 Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra

Mishra was referring to an alleged Rs 400 crore water tanker procurement scam of 2012. Kapil Mishra who is sitting on a hunger strike questioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's silence by singing a popular Hindi song, " Chup chup baithe ho zaroor koi baat hai ".

Author: 0 BC Greens begin talks with other parties

And with absentee ballots still to be counted , I am confident that they will strengthen our margin of victory. Bill Tieleman is a former NDP strategist. Weaver in the past", she said. The NDP garnered 41 seats, and the Greens finished with three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a minority government situation.

Global News North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral
Author: 0 North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral

Its latest ballistic missile launch, in defiance of United Nations security council resolutions, was on Sunday which it said was a test of its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead", drawing security council condemnation. "(President Trump) talked about sanctions on North Korea and cooperative relations with China . North Korea has been developing a long-range missile capable of striking the mainland United States mounted with a nuclear warhead.

Author: 0 Mexico "welcomes" Trump plans to revamp NAFTA

Trucks wait in a long queue for border customs control to cross into the U.S.at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on February 2, 2017. Though manufacturing has dominated much of the discussion about NAFTA , U.S. Canada and Mexico have only limited room to make deep concessions given their domestic political situations, and Mexico has elections next year that could complicate any protracted talks.

Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Five reasons why ICJ ordered Pakistan to stop execution

According to media reports, the judge Ronny Abraham, President of the ICJ, reading out the court verdict also asked Pakistan to inform it of all the measures it has taken to implement the order. India had dragged Pakistan to the ICJ on May 8 for refusing consular access to Jadhav and for violating the Vienna Convention on consular relations.

Author: 0 Colorado's delegation welcomes appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel

Trump said it was the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history, which hurts the country. "If it moves forward expeditiously, the Trump administration can put this behind them at some point; three, four, five months from now, and still have a year before congressional elections", said Patterson.

Global News Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation
Author: 0 Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

No. Next question", Trump responded curtly to a reporter during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday afternoon. He denied this as well. President Trump watches as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan departs at the entrance to the West Wing of the White House in Washington , May 16, 2017.

Global News Metro North Train Off Rails in Rye, No Serious Injuries
Author: 0 Metro North Train Off Rails in Rye, No Serious Injuries

The train was scheduled to get into Grand Central at 5.42pm, officials said. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said early reports show the train may have been speeding around a curve. Two weeks before that derailment, an Amtrak train had a slow-speed derailment on Track 6 at Penn Station. Thursday's derailment ended a relatively smooth ride for Metro-North following a series of accidents and bridge closures that affected thousands of commuters.

Global News McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador out of USA after violent clash
Author: 0 McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador out of USA after violent clash

Authorities in Washington , D.C., said that at least nine people were injured in the attack with two seriously injured and requiring an ambulance to take them to the hospital. Video of the melee showed suited men believed to be working for Erdogan attacking protesters in the street outside of the residence. Washington Police Chief Peter Newsham told a news conference on Wednesday police had a good idea of most of the assailants' identities and were investigating with the Secret ...

Global News Am Tamil for 43 years, says Rajinikanth
Author: 0 Am Tamil for 43 years, says Rajinikanth

But Rajinikanth's latest ambivalent statements on the possibility of his political entry has triggered a buzz in various circles, though this is not for the first time. He was often dragged into political debates despite stressing that he was "neither an influential political leader nor a social activist". I was a Kannadiga for 23 years of my life, but for the past 44, I have been a Tamizhan.

Author: 0 Rosenstein knew before he wrote memo that Comey would be fired

At a press conference later on Thursday, Trump said, "I respect the move but the entire thing is a witch hunt". Lindsey Graham , South Carolina Republican, told reporters after the briefing. officials said. He also assured the audience at a separate event that, "believe me, there's no collusion". Nehrona said he understands why the Department of Justice felt that an independent counsel was needed to lead the investigation.

Global News Ex-MP Prabhunath Singh convicted in murder case
Author: 0 Ex-MP Prabhunath Singh convicted in murder case

Besides Prabhunath Singh, his brother Dina Nath Singh and former mukhiya Ritesh Singh have also been convicted in the murder case. The matter relates to era of undivided Bihar when the then MLA of Mashrakh of Bihar, Ashok Singh, was killed by bomb attack on his carcade.

Global News Senate investigators want to know what Comey does about Trump
Author: 0 Senate investigators want to know what Comey does about Trump

He later reiterated: "There was no collusion, and everybody - even my enemies have said , there is no collusion". "You already knew the media was out to get us". Reports that this information was provided by a USA ally and shared without its knowledge sends a troubling signal to America's allies and partners around the world and may impair their willingness to share intelligence with us in the future.

Author: 0 Former Senator Lieberman is front-runner for FBI post -Politico, CNN

The meetings come more than a week after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. John McCain in his race against Barack Obama in 2008. Former Democratic vice presidential candidate, former Connecticut Sen. McCabe, until he became acting director when Comey was ousted, had been the agency's deputy director. Lieberman now works at the law firm that often represents Trump , Kasowitz.

Global News Trump's Chopper Couldn't Land On Israeli Site, So He's Not Going There
Author: 0 Trump's Chopper Couldn't Land On Israeli Site, So He's Not Going There

Unlike former presidents who have made the trip, such as George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Trump declined to land the helicopter at a base of the historic site and then take the cable auto up, preferring to cancel the visit altogether. Since then, authorities have banned planes or helicopters from landing at the site and visitors have had to use cable cars or walk up 100 steps to get to the top.

Global News Russian President Vladimir Putin steals the show with piano recital in Beijing
Author: 0 Russian President Vladimir Putin steals the show with piano recital in Beijing

Speaking to reporters at a news conference in China, Putin said that "Microsoft leadership has put it straight" in stating that US intelligence services had created the means for the attack. "But they made a decision to post it". "But that's okay. I hope I didn't disappoint you". Putin, who is now in Beijing for the two-day Belt and Road Forum, said that intelligence services should be wary of creating a software which can be later used for malicious means, Daily Mail reported .

Global News Iran preparing for peaceful election in insecure region
Author: 0 Iran preparing for peaceful election in insecure region

Iranians head to the polls on Friday in a presidential election that could have implications for the nuclear deal with the USA, as well as for the current sanctions relief that allows the country to sell oil internationally, according to analysts at RBC Capital Markets.

Author: 0 Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

Sergey Kislyak. Trump has denied any collusion with the Russian government and no evidence has been publicly presented to show such collusion. Trump repeated that he felt the probe was akin to a "witch hunt" during the Thursday press conference.

Global News France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel
Author: 0 France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

The visit to Berlin continued a tradition of French presidents making their first foreign trip to Germany. But with Germany's economy, Europe's largest, outperforming that of France, the traditional Franco-German motor at the heart of the European Union has begun to misfire.

Global News Pak violates ceasefire in Rajouri, 1500 shifted to safer areas
Author: 0 Pak violates ceasefire in Rajouri, 1500 shifted to safer areas

The Indian Deputy High Commissioner had however countered the allegation by asserting that the cross-border firing was initiated by Pakistani troops to give cover to terrorists. Yesterday two civilians including a teenage girl had died and five others got injured in heavy shelling from across the border in Jhangar area of Nowshera Sector.

Author: 0 USA reviews Iran nuclear programme, implements missile sanctions

Iran announced plans Thursday to sanction nine US individuals and companies in response to what it called an "unacceptable, illegal" decision by the United States to impose new sanctions in connection with Iran's ballistic missile program. Iran's presidential election is on Friday, the election in which incumbent President Hassan Rouhani will be running for a second term against challengers who say he has not delivered economic recovery as he promised with the nuclear pact.

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