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Author: 0 Trump meets with two additional candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

On Feb. 14, Trump allegedly asked Comey during a private meeting to cease an ongoing investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn , who had resigned a day prior. CNN also reports Comey is "eager" to testify which may be based on that tepid quote at the end of the piece, i.e. CNN reports that Comey's testimony is expected to center on his confrontations with the President Donald Trump before his firing on May 9.

Author: 0 Afghan capital mourns blast victims as anger swirls

A huge crater was caused at the blast site close to the German embassy compound, tearing the front off a building facing the street and shattering windows and blowing off doors in houses hundreds of meters away. The victims of the Wednesday morning explosion at a busy intersection appeared to have mostly been Afghan civilians on their way to work or school, as well as office workers.

Global News Palestinians say Trump decision 'gives peace a chance'
Author: 0 Palestinians say Trump decision 'gives peace a chance'

The US government does not recognise Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state, as many other nations do, and despite the fact that the Israeli parliament, or Knesset, declared a unified Jerusalem as "eternal capital, indivisible from Israel".

Global News Britain's opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts
Author: 0 Britain's opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

President Donald Trump is criticizing London's mayor on Twitter after he sought to reassure residents about a stepped-up police presence on city streets following a deadly attack there. "We felt sick that they could do it again so soon, we felt anxious for the people here and we just felt that we needed to be here and show our support".

Global News Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack
Author: 0 Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack

Rachid Redouane (AKA Rachid Elkhdar), was a pastry chef of Moroccan-Libyan decent, living in Dublin, Ireland for the past 5 years, up until recently when he and his Scottish wife moved to London . Meanwhile, Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said a "huge amount" of forensic material and evidence had been seized from the van - as well as from the police raids.

Author: 0 London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

Rachid Redouane , 30 (31.7.86) had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Police said they will be identified "as soon as operationally possible". The attack , in which the assailants killed at least seven people and injured nearly 50 before they were shot dead by police, began with a van being driven at high speed into a crowd of pedestrians on London Bridge .

Global News Trump says he's calling it a 'travel ban'
Author: 0 Trump says he's calling it a 'travel ban'

While normally Trump's attention span seems to rival that of your average toddler's, two days later he's still tweeting about it - and now he's throwing the Justice Department under the bus for what he calls a " watered down , politically correct version" of his original executive order.

Author: 0 Putin says he 'didn't really talk' to Flynn in Moscow

It's not her fault that nothing Putin said was believable. "Where would we get this information from?" "We had no relationship at all". But much of the Republican Party has aligned itself with Russian denials against US intelligence agency conclusions that the Putin government tried to influence our presidential election.

Global News Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature
Author: 0 Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

And it has led to layoffs and big cuts to universities. Earlier on Wednesday, officials from several public school districts pleaded in the state Capitol for a full state budget, an improved school funding system, and $1.1 billion in state payments that have been delayed due to Illinois' cash crunch.

Global News Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros
Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros

Grande also got emotional while recalling her meeting with the mother of a 15-year-old victim, Olivia Campbell, who died in the terrorist attack at her concert last month. While stars at the concert praised Ariana for setting up the gig, others who weren't present took to Twitter to congratulate the singer for hosting such a successful benefit.

Global News Trump on Offensive as Kushner in Trouble
Author: 0 Trump on Offensive as Kushner in Trouble

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. Earlier this week, before the "back channel" allegations surfaced, it was reported that the FBI was looking into Kushner's contacts with Russian Federation, indicating that its investigation has reached not only the Trump's inner circle but his family.

Author: 0 Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

Eight months later, they returned their ambassadors as Qatar forced some Brotherhood members to leave the country and quieted others. The crisis was likely to have wide-ranging consequences, not just for Qatar and its citizens but around the Middle East and for Western interests.

Global News May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll
Author: 0 May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

The Labour leader said: "I'm very sorry this is not a debate, this is a series of questions". One man accused the Labour leader of speaking with the IRA "when they were killing our people - our women and children". "I think the idea of anyone ever using a nuclear weapon is utterly appalling", he said. He said: "If we did use it, millions are going to die". Ask anyone in the British army at the time ...

Author: 0 GOP senator says Trump served with info out

The interview , which took place at the International Economic Forum in Russia on Friday, comes at a time when Putin and the Russian government have been at the forefront of American politics. "But, you know, I never met him". "And now we're meeting again", he told her. Putin once again denied any involvement in the US election during his interview with Kelly , instead floating the idea that the hackers were American.

Global News Kellyanne Conway's husband: Trump tweets won't help travel ban pass
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway's husband: Trump tweets won't help travel ban pass

Conway's account hasn't tweeted in over a year, but the Washington Post's Matt Zapotosky says Conway has confirmed to him that it is authentic. Conway, who is married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway , was until last week reportedly the front-runner to become assistant attorney general of the Justice Department's civil division, a prominent role that involves defending and representing the Trump administration in court.

Global News Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Tillerson
Author: 0 Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Tillerson

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , reportedly made the statement on a program scheduled for telecast on Sunday. At his White House withdrawal announcement, Trump complained that the global agreement, signed by 197 countries during the previous Obama administration, was "unfair" to American workers that imposed "draconian" restrictions on the USA sovereignty and domestic economic activities.

Author: 0 Trump, Merkel War of Words Escalates

This will change", Trump had tweeted . German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned her countrymen over the weekend that it was time to "really take our fate into our own hands". Bush. While he trampled all over European sensitivities, Trump's blast added up to a campaign promise honored among his supporters: His vows to make United States allies pay more for their defense were a centerpiece of his stump speech previous year.

Global News European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated
Author: 0 European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

Trump said that the "world's leading polluters" have been let off the hook, pointing a finger at China and India . She agreed with Li that the two countries should encourage mutually beneficial cooperation between big and small business, deepen cooperation between higher education and vocational education, and expand the social involvement of Germany-China partnership of innovation.

Author: 0 London Bridge attackers named; prime minister criticized before election

Adil Najam , inaugural dean at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. The Met Police said Butt was a British citizen born in Pakistan , while Redouane claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. But May defended her government's stance on the issue, saying that her Conservative government had protected police budgets. Monday's early morning raids follow raids on a housing complex in Barking east London on Sunday, where a series of arrests were made.

Author: 0 Police name two of three suspects in London Bridge terror attack

All three attackers were shot dead by police, who made at least a dozen arrests in east London on Sunday and carried out further raids yesterday morning. Redouane also used the name Rachid Elkhdar He had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, Met Police said. He said: "I looked on Twitter and saw one of the terrorists who had been shot by police and he looked 90 per cent like my neighbour - he was even wearing the same Arsenal shirt that I had seen him in at 5 pm that evening".

Author: 0 Executive: 3rd body recovered from plant rubble

Recovery crews searched a mountain of debris on Thursday fol. (WISN-TV via AP). In this image taken from a video by WISN-TV, the rubble of a corn mill plant following an explosion is seen, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Cambria, Wis . Almost a dozen other people were taken to hospitals following the explosion and fire. The company stores, mills and transports corn products, and specializes in ethanol production, according to Didion Milling's website and LinkedIn page .

Author: 0 Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

If she fails to handsomely beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be undermined both inside the Conservative Party and at talks with 27 other European Union leaders.

Global News Three killed in disputed Kashmir in shelling between India and Pakistan
Author: 0 Three killed in disputed Kashmir in shelling between India and Pakistan

Pakistan's military said it returned fire after coming under attack in Kashmir's Nazapir border village in Tatta Pani area and killed five Indian soldiers and wounded several others, which the Indian army did not confirm. The restive region of Jammu and Kashmir, which both India and Pakistan claim as their own, has long seen violent clashes between the South Asian nations that have gone to war three times since Pakistan declared independence from India as part of a United Kingdom ...

Author: 0 Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'

France said it would work with USA states and cities - some of which have broken with Mr Trump's decisions - to keep up the fight against climate change . Scientists blame manmade climate change for rising seas and increasing extreme weather. German industry associations also criticised Mr Trump's decision, warning that it would harm the global economy and lead to market distortions.

Author: 0 Resorts World Manila gunman identified

The suspect, a father of three children, was separated from his wife due to a misunderstanding over his gambling addiction. The family admitted Carlos became despondent because of his gambling losses, Albayalde said. Jessie Javier Carlos is the gunman identified as being responsible for the Resorts World Manila attack in the Philippines . "But we assured them in case they are bullied or someone hurts them, we are willing to provide assistance", Albayalde said.

Author: 0 Explosions at funeral in Kabul kill at least 6, injure 87

The funeral was for Salim Ezadyar, son of a senior Afghan parliamentarian, who was killed in clashes Friday between police and protestors who were demanding greater security. Some shops, restaurants and universities were closed for the day. Separately, authorities in southern Kandahar province confirmed two policemen shot dead six colleagues and wounded many others at a security installation early Sunday.

Global News Death toll in Sri Lanka landslide at 151
Author: 0 Death toll in Sri Lanka landslide at 151

As of 29th May 2017, 07.00 hrs (local time), 164 people were reported dead, 104 missing; and over 471,542 affected. Emergency responders are racing to rescue the stranded as the death toll is expected to rise even more. The military has deployed helicopters, boats and amphibious vehicles to distribute aid pouring in from residents in areas unaffected by the floods.

Global News Day 3: Shutdown and curfew like restrictions cripple life in Kashmir
Author: 0 Day 3: Shutdown and curfew like restrictions cripple life in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Shesh Paul Vaid said in an interview that police have been searching for Bhat for over a year, and he was instrumental in drawing many youth into militant ranks. The officials said the curbs had to be imposed in these areas as a pre-emptive measure to prevent spread of violent protests which took place yesterday following the killing of Bhat and another militant in the encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir s Pulwama district.

Author: 0 Police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said: "This is potentially a significant development in the investigation". Pop star Ariana Grande surprised young fans injured in the Manchester Arena attack, hugging the thrilled little girls in their hospital beds as they recovered from injuries sustained in the May 22 suicide bombing.

Author: 0 Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

The death toll rose to 100 while 99 others were missing, it said. Sri Lankan military and rescue teams have used boats and helicopters, but officials said access to some areas was very hard. A military official walks through the mud during a rescue mission at the site of a landslide in Bellana village in Kalutara, Sri Lanka . The rains also inundated major roads in the region, causing disruption in transport services and hampering rescue boat operations, officials said.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber met with operates of ISIS unit in Libya

Friday night's arrest came hours after officers seized a vehicle in Rusholme which they said could provide a " significant development " in the ongoing investigation into whether Abedi, a Mancunian of Libyan descent, had relied on a wider network or acted largely alone.

Global News One jawan killed, 10 injured in Maoist ambush
Author: 0 One jawan killed, 10 injured in Maoist ambush

The incident took place on Saturday night when a team of SOG personnel was returning after the completion of a combing operation in the forest in Khamankhol, reported Odisha Sun Times . The last vehicle of the convoy came under heavy attack. The injured have been shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital at Berhampur. Thakur said there could be casualties on the side of Maoists as well and search is underway.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin wonders if USA hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election

He said that reports of the hacking having been carried out from Russian IP addresses were not true. "Hackers can be anywhere", Putin told Kelly in a clip of the interview released Friday . When Putin denied knowledge of Kislyak's meetings, Kelly pointed out that he was Kislyak's boss. You create a sensation out of nothing and out of this sensation, you turn it into a weapon of war against the current president.

Author: 0 Theresa May approval rating sinks as UK election race tightens

TRIBAL POLITICS Gillian Cruise, a lifelong Labour voter in Wakefield until she switched to the Conservatives in 2015 due to their promise to hold the referendum, has now volunteered to campaign for May's party. May later softened the proposal by saying there would be a limit on the amount people would have to pay. After hosting a roundtable with pensioners in Lincoln, Mr Corbyn was asked if he would keep the British people safe as prime minister.

Author: 0 After London terror, time for 'difficult conversations' with Saudi, Corbyn says

It was the third attack in Britain this year that Islamic State has claimed. The attack began late Saturday night when three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge , police said. Within minutes, six people had been killed and three attackers shot dead by armed police. "A detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday's London attack", a statement posted on Amaq's media page, monitored in Cairo, said.

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