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Author: 0 House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

However, he did concede that communications conducted using Russian diplomatic facilities - as the Washington Post reports that Kushner sought - 'would be considered to be ... The wider investigation into Russian Federation s alleged election meddling is being led by Robert Mueller, a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel after Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9.

Global News Watchdog: '23 million to lose health coverage under GOP health bill'
Author: 0 Watchdog: '23 million to lose health coverage under GOP health bill'

The CBO's assessment shows that the deficit would fall and premiums would fall for some Americans, but the report also raises potential concerns about the bill. "The AHCA is a first step but not the solution". The previous version of the bill reduced shortfalls by $150 billion. In a late compromise, House GOP conservatives and moderates struck a deal that would let states get federal waivers to permit insurers to charge higher premiums to some people in poor health, and to ignore the ...

Global News Trump in the Middle East
Author: 0 Trump in the Middle East

Following his speech on Tuesday, an unnamed Israeli official said that the Palestinians had been set back one hundred years as a result of Trump's speech and that the president's omission of two states is a deliberate message. Still, the obstacles standing in the way of the deal that Trump says he seeks are nearly all to be found in the domestic political arenas in Jerusalem and Ramallah.

Author: 0 Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord as Allies Reaffirm Commitment

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee member Lindsey Graham speaks during the hearing on May 8, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C. On Sunday, he called for Russian Federation to be punished for its involvement in the 2016 presidential election in which Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton.

Global News Tories criticise Jeremy Corbyn's record on terror laws
Author: 0 Tories criticise Jeremy Corbyn's record on terror laws

Ahead of the June 8 election, ORB put May's Conservatives on 44 percent and Labour on 38 percent. Some members of the network behind the Manchester Arena suicide bombing last week could still be at large, Britain's home secretary Amber Rudd has warned.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

Mueller was appointed May 17 to oversee the investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. Gregory Brower, the FBI's assistant director for congressional affairs, said the bureau can't provide the documents without consulting former bureau chief Robert Mueller , who's been assigned as special counsel in the case.

Author: 0 China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

In January 2016, South Korea fired warning shots at a suspected drone which turned back. "We are talking with our friends - with the United States obviously, and ROK [South Korea], and with our close neighbors China and Russian Federation - in order to make sure that the pressure is still there, is continued and even strengthened, so that North Korea will change its policy", Bessho said.

Global News North Korea border object was balloon, says South
Author: 0 North Korea border object was balloon, says South

A bipartisan group of South Korean politicians met with Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North Korea policy. A spokesman for the General Staff of the KPA, responding to a question from a KCNA reporter, instead accused the South of firing into the North and said the ROK army had engaged in a "military provocation".

Author: 0 North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test: KCNA

Suga also said there is no evidence the missile caused any damage to Japanese planes or boats in the area. Moon called a National Security Council meeting Monday morning to discuss the North's launch. The Pentagon is thirsting for a success story amid growing fears about North Korea's escalating capability. However, North Korea's two most recent missile tests have demonstrated significant progress of its missile program.

Global News Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord

President Trump has reportedly told multiple people, including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, that the United States will exit the Paris Agreement, a step that would unravel President Barack Obama's climate policies. The delay provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments. Poor Donald Trump - low energy and exhausted! Sad! "The United States, however, is undergoing a review process".

Global News Diane Abbott's hair-raising Andrew Marr interview
Author: 0 Diane Abbott's hair-raising Andrew Marr interview

It was 34 years on. Home Secretary Amber Rudd later said she had changed her own hair many times, but not her views on terrorism. Asked on the BBC Andrew Marr show if she regrets saying the comment , Ms Abbott refused. "At that time, MI5 needed reforming". Labour's plans to beef up numbers of security and intelligence staff would not require additional funding, because the Government has already put money aside to pay for it.

Author: 0 Britain says some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large

Manchester-born Abedi, of Libyan origin, injured more than 100 people when he detonated his explosive as concertgoers left a show by USA teen idol Ariana Grande . Police say that 1,000 people are working on the investigation, trying to track down bomber Salman Abedi's accomplices and piece together his movements in the days before the attack .

Global News Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit gig
Author: 0 Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit gig

Manchester police said they have gathered substantial information about the suspect, how he built the bomb, where he had traveled, his finances and the people with whom he associated. The police chief in Manchester says there has been an increase in reported hate crimes since the suicide bombing at a pop concert in the city. During a joint appearance with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London on Friday, Tillerson said that "the thirst for justice burns very hot" and promised ...

Global News 44-year-old man arrested in Manchester bombing inquiry
Author: 0 44-year-old man arrested in Manchester bombing inquiry

Twenty-two people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a crowd leaving her show at the Manchester Arena on Monday. Queen Elizabeth II even visited victims at the Manchester Royal Children's Hospital this week. Officers have also been searching properties in the Rusholme and Gorton areas of Manchester as part of the investigation. A search was carried out at a property in Moss Side, with dogs seen at the scene and police closing off roads in the area.

Global News Venezuela's Maduro gives details of plan to rewrite charter
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro gives details of plan to rewrite charter

His backers waved red, yellow and blue national flags in defiance of angry opposition protests after the death toll from weeks of clashes reached 53. Opposition supporters planned to march to the electoral council on Wednesday, although the demonstration would likely be blocked by National Guard soldiers.

Author: 0 Trump goes on another Twitter rant, calls leaks 'fabricated lies'

As they return to the USA after days on the global stage, Trump and White House aides face the prospect of weeks and months of investigations into their alleged ties to Russian officials during the real estate mogul's long run for the presidency and accusations from opposition Democrats that he has tried to obstruct justice and curtail the probes.

Global News North Korea to unleash new anti-aircraft weapon
Author: 0 North Korea to unleash new anti-aircraft weapon

World leaders are grappling with how to halt provocations by the isolated nation, with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in seeking engagement while U.S. The North has been rapidly developing a wide range of weapons since early a year ago, including their dreaded ICBM. Another retired admiral and former U.S.

Global News Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders
Author: 0 Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders

When the two leaders shook hands ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit meeting Thursday in Brussels , their grip was so firm and went on for so long that their knuckles began to turn white. " That's how you ensure you are respected ", he said. Mr Trump's hand contact with foreign leaders has been closely scrutinised since he took power.

Author: 0 US President Trump Characterizes G7 Summit in Italy as 'Tremendously Productive'

Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial US leadership is in supporting global efforts. Cohn was referring to whether Trump will execute his threat to walk away from the Paris accord on combatting climate change . First lady Melania Trump introduced her husband, calling the journey an "incredible trip". "There was very strong opposition by the Americans and British who wanted to refocus on security and water down the expansive language on freedom of movement", ...

Global News Noida girl tops CBSE 12th exam
Author: 0 Noida girl tops CBSE 12th exam

This year Delhi's performance improved by almost one per cent as the national capital recorded a pass percentage of 87.01 per cent. Trivandrum region recorded the highest pass percentage at 95.62 per cent followed by Chennai (92.60 per cent) and Delhi (88.37 per cent).

Global News Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic
Author: 0 Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

Stoltenberg's remarks came following harsh criticism from Trump, who has slammed allies of the organisation for falling short of paying their spending share on the fourth leg of his first oversea trip in Brussels . "It was completely benign". He even took the chance to thank the leader of the free world for his support for Montenegro's membership in the alliance.

Global News Inside Pippa Middleton's
Author: 0 Inside Pippa Middleton's "Beautiful, Traditional" Wedding Ceremony

For her wedding day , Pippa paired the dainty earrings with her custom-made silk cotton lace Giles Deacon wedding dress , which was topped off with a tiara - and she looked lovely. While Suits actress Meghan wasn't part of the wedding ceremony at Berkshire's St Mark's Church, she joined her boyfriend Prince Harry for the reception afterwards.

Global News Trump talks up trip before returning to controversy in Washington
Author: 0 Trump talks up trip before returning to controversy in Washington

The president was warmly received on his opening stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel, though he has come under more pressure in Europe, particularly over the Paris accord. "It's only fair to the United States". "Money is starting to flow in", he said. There is no evidence that money has begun to "pour in", and countries do not pay the USA or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation directly.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation examines Kushner meetings with Russians

Former FBI director James Comey was aware that a secret document related to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server was fabricated, but believed that it could cause serious damage to the Justice Department if it leaked - and therefore chose to publicly announce the investigation was closed, according to CNN .

Author: 0 Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

According to the CNN story, Comey did not consult with Attorney General Loretta Lynch when he decided to make a public announcement that the investigation was over. He did not, however, tell lawmakers about the doubts he had regarding the intelligence itself before he ended the investigation . In a letter to McCabe, Chaffetz said he is seeking to review Comey's memos and other written materials so he can "better understand" Comey's communications with the White House and attorney ...

Author: 0 Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

NY [U.S.], May 28:: U.S. President Donald Trump is facing a barrage of challenges including Jared Kushner's role in the ongoing Russian probe, after coming back to the White House after his first worldwide trip, during which he visited Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, the Vatican and Belgium over a period of nine days.

Author: 0 Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that he was not troubled by Jared Kushner's reported attempts to establish a back-channel with Russian Federation. Administration officials close to US President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner had with Russian figures during the transition period following the November election, ABC News first reported on Sunday.

Global News Schapelle Corby returns to Brisbane a social media star
Author: 0 Schapelle Corby returns to Brisbane a social media star

Simpson trial. Her story captivated Australia, hogging headlines and prime time television for months, and initially putting strain on diplomatic ties between Australia and Indonesia . The convicted drug smuggler is finally heading home to Brisbane. One took cameras to a KFC vehicle park at Ormeau while another wound up at the Sofitel hotel in Brisbane - where many suspect Ms Corby was lying low on Sunday.

Global News Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe
Author: 0 Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

Meanwhile, Greater Manchester Police released CCTV images showing suicide bomber Abedi on the night he attacked Manchester Arena at the end of a U.S. singer Ariana Grande's concert. Another brother and Abedi's father have been detained in Libya. A joint statement from Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins and Neil Basu, Scotland Yard's senior national co-ordinator from UK Counter-Terrorism Policing, said, "This is still a live investigation which is not slowing down".

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch

Labour's manifesto - published on Tuesday - did not set out how plans to nationalise the national grid and the water industry would be funded. He added: "This is a manifesto for all generations". things can happen. Should than happen, it would be Labour's worst result since 1935. "I believe that if Labour can hold on to 200 seats or so it will be a successful campaign", he said.

Global News PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division
Author: 0 PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

Netanyahu was addressing the Knesset for a special session marking Jerusalem Day , the anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half, which includes Jewish, Muslim and Christian holy sites , from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast War .

Global News Hardline Israelis descend on Old City for Jerusalem Day
Author: 0 Hardline Israelis descend on Old City for Jerusalem Day

Addressing U.S. troops Saturday at a Sicilian air base moments before departing for Washington , Trump himself declared: "I think we hit a home run". Nathan Thrall from the International Crisis Group and author of a new book on past Israeli-Palestinian peace talks agreed that "there was nothing substantive in Trump's public comments".

Author: 0 Rouhani takes on Trump

The Republican congress and the Trump Presidency in the United States will not be almost as willing to cut deals with the Iran - already negotiating large arms sales to Iran's main political opponent Saudi Arabia . PRESIDENT HASSAN ROUHANI , Iran (through interpreter): He has gone to a country where I think the word election has no meaning for them. While Lake suggested that Western policy-makers push for real reform in Iran, they should be aware that " congratulating Iran for its fake ...

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law 'proposed secret channel between Kremlin and transition team'

Donald Trump returned to the U.S. from a relatively successful nine-day global tour on Saturday - a day after the Washington Post reported that Jared Kushner, his son-in-law and senior aide, sought to set up secret "back channel" communications between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential transition team in December 2016.

Global News Wenger: Arsenal stadium move the most hard time of my life
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal stadium move the most hard time of my life

David Moyes took over the reins from Sir Alex Ferguson and was sacked less than a year later, and the same happened with Louis Van Gaal when he couldnt secure Champions League football. Not just because we qualified for the Champions League but the whole project. "That was really important to us like Petr Cech , John Terry, [Frank] Lampard, Didier Drogba; players that had been together long and we were nearly there".

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