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Global News Former FBI director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Former FBI director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Although the date of the hearing has not yet been set, it will be scheduled after the 29 May Memorial Day holiday, the committee said. "This new report that President Trump openly admitted to the Russians that he "faced great pressure" from the FBI's criminal investigation that was "taken off" when he fired Director Comey is astonishing - and extremely troubling", Cummings said in a statement.

Author: 0 Labour and Tory focus 'squeezing rivals out'

However, responding to the speech, Mr Farron said Mr Corbyn "has shown beyond all doubt that he would put Britain's security at risk". He added: "Britain deserves better than simply outsourcing our country's security and prosperity to the whims of the Trump White House".

Author: 0 Kurdish-led forces advance on ISIS-held Raqqa, say activists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is visiting the White House on Tuesday, and the most tense topic of discussion is expected to be weapons - more specifically, the arms the US agreed to give to Kurdish militias to fight ISIS in Syria.

Author: 0 'Blatant' US strike in western Syria's al-Tanf was deadly, state

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes killed eight people - "most of them non-Syrian" - and destroyed four vehicles. The U.S. -led coalition has conducted airstrikes against pro-Syrian government forces near an area where Syria, Jordan and Iraq intersect.

Author: 0 Results show Iran's Rouhani headed for re-election

Mr Rouhani claimed credit for fulfilling his promise at the last election, signing a deal to rein in Iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief from crippling sanctions, while Mr Raisi campaigned on resentment over economic trouble, including high unemployment.

Author: 0 Joe Lieberman Is Reportedly the Frontrunner to Lead FBI

Among the candidates, Trump will meet with 2000 Democratic vice presidential candidate-turned-independent Joe Lieberman, a former senator who supported Republican Sen. Special counsel appointed to run the Russian Federation investigation. Comey's abrupt firing came as a shock last week, with competing explanations from the White House and the president as to what spurred the dismissal.

Author: 0 ICJ stays Pak death sentence to Jadhav

The CPI on Friday hoped Pakistan respects the verdict of the International Court of Justice and releases Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by its military court on charges of espionage. The 11-member bench backed India's contention that there had been a violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations as New Delhi's requests for consular access to its national had been denied 16 times.

Global News Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians
Author: 0 Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

Monday night, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster uniformly denied any sources were discussed in the meeting. Russia's foreign ministry spokesman denied the report. "But the chaos that is being created by the lack of discipline - it's creating an environment that I think makes - it creates a worrisome environment".

Author: 0 Special counsel in Russian Federation probe 'hurts country terribly'

President Donald Trump's own actions made the appointment of a special counsel all but inevitable. Bettors on both sides of the Atlantic are ramping up wagers in niche online markets over whether Donald Trump will serve out a full term as USA president after the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.

Author: 0 Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA

The only real security from ransomware is backups and solid security best practices. WannaCry demanded bitcoin to restore users' access to their hijacked files. Therefore, it's very likely that the number of victims of the cyber-attack in India is much higher than what has been reported so far as the majority of the computers in the country are still powered by Windows versions that the company no longer supports.

Global News South Korea Wants to Reopen Communication With North
Author: 0 South Korea Wants to Reopen Communication With North

A turn towards diplomacy would be a drastic change for the United States, which has engaged in saber rattling with North Korea over the last few months. Council diplomats , speaking on a condition of anonymity because the consultations were private, said China never mentioned working with the USA on a new sanction resolution, and both China and Russian Federation said they supported a negotiated solution through dialogue.

Author: 0 Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Toobin believes people are focusing on the wrong part of Trump's reported remarks - as much of the public's attention has been devoted to Trump reportedly calling Comey a " nut job ". Mr Trump fired Mr Comey on May 9. "This is blatant", Painter said. Against that backdrop, the president has faced repeated questions about his links to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 'Joementum' slows as Dems criticize Lieberman as possible Federal Bureau of Investigation choice

Joe Lieberman was among his top candidates. The meetings come a day after news broke that Trump allegedly asked Comey in February to drop the FBI's investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn. According to the Politico report , President Donald Trump " bonded with Lieberman" during the selection process, and it doesn't appear "that anyone else is the favorite" at the moment.

Global News President Trump, King Salman meet in Riyadh
Author: 0 President Trump, King Salman meet in Riyadh

Trump will avoid the tough anti-Muslim language from his presidential campaign as well as mentions of democracy and human rights, according to the draft speech, which remains subject to revision, the AP reported . RIYADH, Saudi Arabia-On Friday, 400 Harley Davidson bikers rode in Saudi Arabia's capital, wearing jeans, bandanas-and white polo shirts printed with the words "No to Terrorism".

Author: 0 World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

Peter Salama, WHO executive director for emergencies, said in a statement . The last outbreak of Ebola in Congo was in 2014 and dozens of people died. Ebola occasionally jumps from animals including bats and monkeys to humans, and without preventative measures, the virus can spread quickly between people.

Global News Putin warns against 'intimidation' after North Korea missile launch
Author: 0 Putin warns against 'intimidation' after North Korea missile launch

KCNA said Kim accused the United States of "browbeating" countries that "have no nukes", warning Washington not to misjudge the reality that its mainland is in the North's "sighting range for strike". South Korea was represented by Brig. Kim Do-hoon, 31, said that South Korea, while keeping the "door open for conversation" with the North, should also "show a stern attitude at some level".

Author: 0 It's greatest witch-hunt, says Donald Trump

But like many Democrats, she's expressed reservations about whether he would be given all the necessary resources and independence to conduct his investigation. Another answer on that subject seemed both more specific and perhaps ambiguous. President Donald Trump has hit out at the appointment of a special counsel to lead the Russian Federation probe as "the single greatest witch hunt" in U.S.

Global News Trump to call for unity in fight vs. radicalism
Author: 0 Trump to call for unity in fight vs. radicalism

The president already stands accused of obstruction of justice via demands to Mr Comey to drop an investigation into links between his campaign and Russian Federation and to back off an investigation into fired National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

Global News Trump's Saudi speech to urge unity against radical Islam
Author: 0 Trump's Saudi speech to urge unity against radical Islam

The distinction also was bestowed upon Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. Trump and Salman were expected to oversee the signing on Saturday afternoon of multiple agreements between American and Saudi companies, including between the Saudi oil giant Aramco and various USA firms.

Author: 0 An award-winning journalist was just gunned down in Mexico

Javier Valdez , an award-winning reporter who specialised in covering drug trafficking and organised crime, was murdered in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most unsafe countries for media workers.

Author: 0 Budget's big bank levy could open the door for fintech lenders

The $1.5 billion the levy raises each year would come out of corporate profits of $30 billion this year, he said. Morrison confirmed a raft of so-called "zombie measures" that have failed to pass parliament have been dropped, at a cost of A$13 billion.

Author: 0 Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

The White House initially said last week that Trump was prompted to fire Comey after reading the Rosenstein letter. "He believes the scope of Mueller's investigation is so broad with so many questions in so many areas that may or may not lead to criminal prosecution that there were many things he didn't want to comment on", he said.

Author: 0 Chibok Girls' Release: PPA Chieftain Hails Buhari, Others

The International Committee of the Red Cross, which along with the Swiss government has mediated negotiations between Nigeria's government and Boko Haram, said the girls would soon meet with their families. The dramatic development came on Saturday, some three years after the mass abduction brought the Islamic extremist group's rampage to world attention.

Global News James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel
Author: 0 James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel

Their comments come as concern grows over the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. He was nominated for the post by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate. But whether the unfolding controversy ultimately puts Trump's presidency at risk is more a question of politics than law. REPORTER: Are there recording devices in the Oval Office? The FBI director serves a 10-year term but can be replaced by the president.

Global News North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks
Author: 0 North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

He told a news conference Friday that if the Trump administration wants peace on the Korean Peninsula it should replace the Armistice Agreement that ended the 1950-53 Korean War with a peace accord and stop its anti-North Korea policy. The UN Security Council first imposed sanctions on North Korea in 2006 and has strengthened the measures in response to the country's five nuclear tests and two long-range rocket launches.

Global News Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism
Author: 0 Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

On his first official trip outside Europe, new French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday highlighted his determination to crush extremism with a visit to French-led military forces combating jihadist groups in West Africa. Visiting French troops fighting jihadists in West Africa, Macron has vowed that France will be unyielding. After their recent meeting in Berlin, Macron said he and Chancellor Merkel had discussed the issue, and she had been supportive.

Author: 0 Venezuelan President: We Are Treated like Jews during the Holocaust

Trump's sanctions and comments against Venezuelan officials played to the government's longstanding accusations of USA imperialism in Latin American affairs. It said the National Assembly was in contempt. The growing list of casualties puts both the government and the opposition in increasingly strained positions, analysts said.

Global News What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?
Author: 0 What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

But the United States will not have any dialogue with the North for the sake of dialogue and the use of pressure was the premise in the approach to Pyongyang, Hong quoted Trump as saying, according to Yonhap. "President Moon said he understands China's interest in the THAAD deployment and its concerns, and said he hopes the two countries can swiftly get on with communication to further improve each other's understanding", Yoon told a briefing.

Author: 0 Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Mark Warner, announced Friday that Comey will testify in an open setting before the committee. "The President has always emphasized the importance of making deals with Russian Federation as it relates to Syria, Ukraine, defeating ISIS and other key issues for the benefit and safety of the American people".

Global News Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange
Author: 0 Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange

The post Rape charges dropped but Assange faces arrest in Britain appeared first on Vanguard News. The controversial WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the Ecuadoraan embassy since June 2012 when he sought refuge there in a bid to avoid extradition to Sweden , where he was wanted for questioning over alleged sex crimes.

Global News Vice President Mike Pence visits Ohio Saturday
Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence visits Ohio Saturday

The effort is being organized via a Facebook page and students are using the hashtag #WalkOutND. "It is fitting that in the 175th year of our founding on in soil that Notre Dame recognize a native son who served our state and now the nation with quiet earnestness, moral conviction and a dedication to the common good characteristic of true statesmen", Notre Dame President Rev.

Global News Again, Bomb Explosions Hit University of Maiduguri
Author: 0 Again, Bomb Explosions Hit University of Maiduguri

The other two bombers detonated their explosives near a construction site of the varsity. On 18/5/2017 at about 2350hrs, three male suicide bombers with IEDs strapped to their bodies, gained entry into the premises of university of Maiduguri.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan watched as protesters were attacked

The White House defended Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate ", as Trump tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and calm worldwide allies increasingly wary about sharing their secrets with the new president.

Global News Share your views on Trump's foreign trip
Author: 0 Share your views on Trump's foreign trip

An airman salutes Friday as Air Force One (left) with President Donald Trump aboard taxis for takeoff with the duplicate plane at Andrews Air Force Ba. And in a general election debate previous year, Trump blasted Hillary Clinton because the Clinton Foundation had taken money from Saudi Arabia .

Author: 0 Reporter Detained, Threatened at Sleazy Kushner Family Event in Beijing

The EB-5 program, known as the "golden visa " in China, gives people investing more than $500,000 in a project that creates jobs in the U.S. a path to a green card. as refugees in the 1940s, the report said. The New York Times says its reporters were kicked out of the Sunday investor presentation, along with The Post .