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Author: 0 White House communications director resigns amid tensions

White House Director of Communications Mike Dubke has resigned , just three months after his appointment. Controversy over the Russian Federation issue deepened after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey earlier this month, leading to allegations by critics that the president sought to hamper the agency's probe into the matter.

Global News Conspiracy charges framed against Advani, Joshi, Uma
Author: 0 Conspiracy charges framed against Advani, Joshi, Uma

However, the court rejected a discharge petition filed by the accused and said they will be charged under Section 120B of the Indian Penal Code. The Supreme Court directed the special CBI court in Lucknow to hold daily hearings on the 25-year-old case and conclude the matter within two years.

Author: 0 Israeli government meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat called the meeting a "provocation". "The [Israeli] occupation's government decided as the month of Ramadan started and coinciding with the 50 anniversary of the military occupation of Palestine, to send a message to our people and the global community and that is to continue to violate the worldwide law".

Author: 0 Putin claims Russian election meddling a 'fiction' invented by Democrats

The French leader raised another uncomfortable issue for Putin-recent independent reports that under his hardliner protegé Ramzan Kadyrov, the region of Chechnya is running gay "concentration camps". Western leaders tend to avoid naming and shaming Russian state outlets, especially in front of Putin . As he stood beside Mr Putin, Mr Macron also accused two media outlets, Russia Today and Sputnik , of acting like "organs of influence" rather than objective news channels.

Author: 0 South Korea fires shots at North Korea after object crosses border

Liu spoke to reporters after emergency closed-door Security Council consultations Tuesday on the North's latest missile test. North Korea has accused the US of escalating tensions with its actions and refers to its missile launches as measures to safeguard its country.

Global News Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant
Author: 0 Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

He faces charges including aggravated murder, attempted murder, and intimidation. PORTLAND , OR (KATU/CNN) - Two people were killed in an attack on a Portland , OR, train Friday. The Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate crimes, has noted a sharp rise in the number of both anti-Muslim groups and bias incidents in the past year.

Author: 0 Report lists 4 medications for Woods

The details contained in a police affidavit released Tuesday did little to clear up the curious circumstances of his whereabouts on Memorial Day morning, only to confirm Woods' statement that he had not been drinking before being arrested for suspicion of DUI.

Author: 0 US dollar firms against sterling, euro amid political uncertainties

U.S. President Donald Trump continued to defend his administration against reports that his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communication with Moscow before Trump took office. On currency markets, the dollar was flat, trading at $1.1185 per euro and 111.35 yen after steadying on a better batch of USA economic data on Friday that solidified expectations of a rise in official interest rates next month.

Author: 0 White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

Kushner's Lawyer Jamie Gorelick said that the White House senior adviser would be willing to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts with Russian officials and his role in Trump's election campaign. The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP and other news outlets confirmed.

Author: 0 White House pushes back on Russian Federation allegations

The Washington Post reported last week that Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, Jared Kushner , had discussed establishing a secret and secure communications channel with Russian Federation, at a time when former President Barack Obama was still in office for another month.

Author: 0 Trump's communications director set to leave White House: Trump adviser

McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. The talks between Kushner and Kislyak at Trump Tower in NY weren't acknowledged during the transition, and it's not clear which side called for the meeting. The White House faces mounting questions about potential ties between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign, which are also the subject of criminal and congressional investigations.

Global News Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'
Author: 0 Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'

Hamerton Zoo, where carnivore keeper Rosa King was killed yesterday in a "freak accident", was criticised by inspectors following a visit in 2013 (shown). "It was heart-breaking seeing them trying to help". He added: "The onus always falls on the zoos themselves to ensure the safety of their keepers and their visitors".

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump accuses media of fabricating news

Mr Donald Trump , just back from his first overseas trip as United States president, geared up to combat concerns over aides' ties to Russian Federation as news reports say the White House wants to form a rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy.

Global News 16th person arrested in Manchester bombing
Author: 0 16th person arrested in Manchester bombing

Abedi is pictured pulling along the blue case, though cops do not believe it was the one used in last week's suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena. Abedi detonated a bomb minutes after an Ariana Grande concert ended last Monday night. Manchester bomber Salman Abedi had a "relatively minor" criminal record as a teenager but he was not known to police for holding extremist views .

Author: 0 Sea lion GRABS little girl and drags her into water in Canada

A man then is seen jumping into the water to retrieve the girl. As the tourists cry out in horror, one man, believed to a family member, immediately dives in after the girl and hoists her out to safety. The girl attempted to jump out of the way, but the sea lion was too quick. " They were pretty shaken up ", he said . They say doctors might not know about the specific course of treatment that would be required, and want the family to reach out so they can ensure she gets the help she ...

Author: 0 Putin, Prince Mohammad praise oil, Syria talks

The Saudi Ambassador also uncovered that several Saudi officials had lately visited Russian Federation to enhance relations between both countries. DUBAI/MOSCOW Russia and Saudi Arabia hailed their growing partnership in oil markets and dialogue on Syria on Tuesday, in a departure from past hostilities between the top global producers and major players in the Middle East.

Author: 0 PM Modi leaves for Spain after his Germany visit

Emphasising the importance of protecting nature, Modi said "playing with the well-being of future generations would be an immoral and criminal act". In the same way Indian companies have also emphasised on creating a fast track policy for their companies.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the fast track mechanism implemented by the Government and specifically for Germany has brought about a quantum jump in economic relations between the two countries.

Author: 0 Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

That follows a recent report from The Washington Post alleging that Kushner wanted to develop a secure, private line with Russian Federation. Administration officials have also pointed to a line in the Post's report that " Russia at times feeds false information into communication streams it suspects are monitored as a way of sowing misinformation and confusion among US analysts".

Global News Two Malaysian militants killed in Mindanao battle
Author: 0 Two Malaysian militants killed in Mindanao battle

Manila Solicitor General Jose Calida said Indonesian and Malaysian jihadis were fighting alongside the Filipino brand of the extremist group. Calida said these foreign fighters had heeded a "clarion call" of the IS to travel to Mindanao to put up a "wilayat" or IS province, if they could not go to fight in Iraq or Syria.

Global News 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'
Author: 0 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

Trump , who had been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed his favourite past-time with fury on Sunday, dismissing allegations of Russian Federation ties as "fake news" and " fabricated lies ". Some critics have called for Kushner's security clearance to be revoked, others say he should temporarily step aside while his ties to Moscow are being reviewed.

Global News Transgender Bathroom Debate: Court Backs Wisconsin Teen's Claims of Discrimination at School
Author: 0 Transgender Bathroom Debate: Court Backs Wisconsin Teen's Claims of Discrimination at School

Kenosha Unified School District appealed the ruling , arguing that the harm to other students, particularly male students using the bathroom, outweighs any harm to Whitaker . The decision is the latest on an issue that has percolated around the country and came close to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court before the court returned a Virginia case to another federal appeals court for further consideration.

Global News Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up US relationship
Author: 0 Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up US relationship

The emphasis of her talks on the Asian relationship is likely to help Modi's agenda to improve relationship with Germany and bring in more German companies to invest in India. In the wake of President Trump's comments in January, Kenn Sparks, manager of U.S. Corporate Communications for BMW North America, issued a statement in response.

Author: 0 Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports

The 36-year-old Kushner, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former US officials told Reuters.

Author: 0 German-Asian ties no snub to US: Angela Merkel

Trump had told European Union leaders last week, according to reports in the German press."See the millions of cars they sell in the USA, terrible". Tension between Germany and the United States intensified Tuesday with President Donald Trump accusing the longtime U.S. ally of hurting the USA financially.

Global News Will take stand after studying cattle slaughter rules: CM
Author: 0 Will take stand after studying cattle slaughter rules: CM

The decision is expected to hit export and trade of meat and leather. Their comments came on a day the Kerala high court asked the central government to respond to petitions challenging the ban, according to local media. The definition also includes any lairage adjoining a market or a slaughterhouse and used in connection with it and any place adjoining a market used as a parking area by visitors to the market for parking vehicles and includes animal fair and cattle pound where animals ...

Global News Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter stayed
Author: 0 Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter stayed

The PhD student identified as Sooraj on Monday participated was part of the group of at least 50 students protesting against the Centre government's new rule on cattle trade that bans sale and purchase of the bovine animal for the goal of slaughter or religious sacrifice.

Author: 0 Brzezinski, White House Adviser During Iran Hostage Crisis, Dead At 89

To the world, the Polish-born Brzezinski was a steely, opinionated power in the Carter White House , from 1977 to 1981, who left a big footprint in world affairs. Also in 1978, Brzezinski helped Carter to attain the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty. When the communists took over Poland at the end of World War Two, the family remained in the West.

Author: 0 Germany a large investor, employer in USA economy

Merkel last week said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent over". "At the last IGC in New Delhi, we had set up a fast-track system for German companies to invest in India and that has shown very good results, especially the Mittlestand (medium enterprises) companies", Modi told reporters.

Global News PM Modi meets German President at Castle Bellevue
Author: 0 PM Modi meets German President at Castle Bellevue

Merkel last week said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent over". The deadlock over the FTA between India and the European Union was also highlighted at the summit, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and senior business leaders urging the prime minister for a speedy conclusion to the agreement.

Global News JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial
Author: 0 JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

It has been 100 years since John F. Kennedy's birth on May 29, 1917, at his parents' home in Brookline, Mass., just outside Boston . They come from the John F. Monday, May 29, 2017 marks the. "Many of his key ideas are timeless". For many, Kennedy embodied the promise of possibility in the postwar United States, presiding over an era of hope and ambition known as Camelot before an assassin's bullet killed him in November 1963.

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by position

Very bad for US. Germany and France, two strong advocates of the landmark Paris climate change accords, oppose the Trump administration's initiative to potentially pull out of the agreement. "This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States and many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years". Trump also frustrated European leaders by saying he needed more time to decide if the United States would continue backing the Paris climate agreement, created to ...

Author: 0 British police release new photo of Manchester attacker

At 10:32 p.m. local time, exactly one week after the attack took place, mourners came together for an emotional vigil. The chief constable also used the interview to confirm that singer Ariana Grande is to perform a benefit concert for the victims on Sunday.

Author: 0 Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Trump last week also scolded North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not meeting their obligations during a ceremony at the alliance's new headquarters in Brussels . Despite Merkel's suggestion that European nations were on their own to push forward into the future, Trump declared the trip a "great success" for America on his Twitter account.

Global News Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump said Saturday he will hold off on a decision regarding the US participation in the 195 nation Paris climate change agreement. "He will make a decision this week". President Trump met with his Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief ahead of his decision on whether to pull the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest 2 more Manchester bombing suspects, raising total to 11

Eight men have been arrested and remain in custody in connection to the bombing and a woman arrested in a raid in Blackley, Wednesday has since been released without charge, police said. The decision to stop sharing police information with USA agencies was an extraordinary step as Britain sees the United States as its closest ally on security and intelligence.

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