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Author: 0 Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

Trump is under pressure to reveal whether he has any tape recordings of private conversations with Comey. In case you missed that, here is what Donald Trump's lawyer said (emphasis mine). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who has oversight authority over the special counsel investigation, has told colleagues he may have to recuse himself.

Global News Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism
Author: 0 Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism

USA officials identified the suspect, who is in custody and cooperating with investigators, as a 49- year-old Canadian resident from Quebec named Amor Ftouhi . The Tunisian was quiet, he said, adding that Ftouhi worked as a part-time caretaker of the property. Young, a close friend of Neville for 35 years, ever since their days together as colleagues at the Genesee County Sheriff's Department, said he visited Neville on Wednesday and that the injured officer was grateful to the people who ...

Global News Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement
Author: 0 Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona , a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. In discussions with Greenblatt before Kushner's visit , Palestinian sources said the phrase "two state solution" had not been used. Trump previously asked Netanyahu during a February visit to the White House to " hold back on settlements for a little bit" amid renewed US efforts to broker peace ...

Author: 0 SA Budget: From banks to payroll tax, what SMEs should know

Australian Bankers' Association chief executive, former Queensland premier Anna Bligh , said tax policy in Australia had become "a joke" and the Business Council of Australia, blamed the Turnbull government for the hit, after it introduced a bank tax in the budget.

Author: 0 Meira Kumar a better candidate than Ramnath Kovind: Ramgopal Yadav

The Congress, which is coordinating the opposition meet, expressed the hope that leaders of all parties which attended the May 26 luncheon hosted by Gandhi would be present on Thursday. Left sources, however, said the Congress was yet to propose a name. Her party colleague, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, said Kumar had been "selected unanimously".

Global News Eid-Ul-Fitr festival comes off on Monday, June 26
Author: 0 Eid-Ul-Fitr festival comes off on Monday, June 26

Eid (Festival) is most important, and the five pillars of Islam are Shahada (Faith), Salat (Prayer), Zakat (Charity), Sawm (Fasting) and Hajji (Mecca ). It may cause a variation of the date for Islamic holidays, as the moon sighting begins at sundown the day before the date specified for the holiday. The festival falls on June 26-27.

Global News Kulbhushan Jadhav has filed a mercy petition before Army chief, says Pakistan
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav has filed a mercy petition before Army chief, says Pakistan

Inter Services Public Relations of Pakistan in a release said , Jadhav seeking forgiveness has requested that his life be spared on compassionate grounds. "India is determined to pursue the matter in ICJ and is confident that justice will be done without being affected by these unwarranted and misleading steps taken by Pakistan", official spokesperson Gopal Baglay said.

Author: 0 President Trump: James Comey Leak Was 'Very Cowardly'

He contended that information was not classified or otherwise protected. Material can not be classified to hide legal violations or prevent embarrassment, according to an executive order from President Barack Obama. But it achieved Comey's goal. He can not shrug off ongoing investigations by the Senate committee and special counsel Robert Mueller of ties between Trump's campaign and Russian officials.

Global News Chelsea to profit from any deal for Salah
Author: 0 Chelsea to profit from any deal for Salah

Roma winger Mohamed Salah is flying to Liverpool from Cairo on Tuesday, with the winger expected to seal a move to the English Premier League club on Wednesday. But with Liverpool deliberating over a transfer fee, he opted to join Chelsea , spending a year with the Blues before leaving for Fiorentina on loan.

Author: 0 Magic pick FSU's Isaac in first round of National Basketball Association draft

Iwundu is coming off a strong season for Kansas State in which he averaged 13 points and a little more than 6 rebounds per game. Hammond was hired by the team in May. Isaac and the Seminoles opened with a win over Florida Gulf Coast before losing to Xavier which reached the Elite Eight. Regardless, he'll be among the highest players ever drafted out of FSU.

Global News Trump attorney: There's no investigation of the president, period
Author: 0 Trump attorney: There's no investigation of the president, period

Sekulow also spoke to Jake Tapper on CNN's " State of the Union " and Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday". "I do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth", he told Wallace. Mueller is leading the federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, while the House Intelligence Committee and several other panels are conducting their own probes into Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

Meanwhile, JD (U) spokesperson K C Tyagi said they would not attend the meeting of the opposition parties tomorrow as it had become "irrelevant" for them after the party's announcement of support to Kovind. In a related development, Mr Palaniswami was expected to visit New Delhi to personally extend AIADMK Amma's support to Mr Kovind. President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends on July 24.

Author: 0 N Korea test rocket engine, US claims

The US has recently tested a missile defense system meant to counter launches from North Korea, but in reality, it's woefully unprepared for a serious missile attack . The hermit kingdom put a moratorium on its weapons program in 2012 in exchange for food from the United States , but the deal fell apart when North Korea launched a rocket two months later.

Global News Who is Otto Warmbier? - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana
Author: 0 Who is Otto Warmbier? - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana

Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was medically evacuated from North Korea and flown to Cincinnati late Tuesday. Otto Warmbier was a University of Virginia student when he was detained in January 2016 at Pyongyang airport on his way home.

Global News Foster calls on Sinn Féin 'to tango' with DUP in talks
Author: 0 Foster calls on Sinn Féin 'to tango' with DUP in talks

A confidence and supply deal was drawn up in the days following the General Election , and the DUP saw their golden opportunity to prop up the Conservatives in return for concessions. We will get an answer to that question in the next few weeks. Coolum Eastwood of the Social Democratic and Labour Party also expressed doubts: "The prime minister will have to do a lot more to convince us that the DUP tail isn't wagging the Tory dog".

Global News Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start
Author: 0 Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

Tensions have escalated on the Korean peninsula over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and its vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland, presenting US President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry.

Author: 0 Darjeeling sees more violence as GJM agitation enters sixth day

The GJM has claimed that three of their supporters were shot dead by police in the Hills yesterday. As the violence escalated sharply on Saturday, a man died in clashes as protesters torched cars and set upon police with knives, who responded with tear gas and baton charges.

Global News Updates on moves to recall Melaye from Senate
Author: 0 Updates on moves to recall Melaye from Senate

Explaining the procedure taken to arrive at the signatories, he said polling centres were setup where electorate came with their voter cards to indicate their interest. A total of 188, 588 voters, representing 52.3 per cent of the total number of registered voters in Kogi West senatorial district have approved the recall of Melaye.

Author: 0 Afghan Soldier Wounds 7 US Soldiers in Insider Attack

Following the blast, at least four more attackers stormed the gate, but two were killed by police. US President Donald Trump has yet to announce his Afghanistan policy. It was the second such insider attack by an Afghan soldier in the past week. In addition to the dead , nine police officers and nine civilians were wounded, he said.

Global News Capitol Hill Buzz: Rubio joke-investigates Ivanka hug
Author: 0 Capitol Hill Buzz: Rubio joke-investigates Ivanka hug

Fischer said the discussions are "still in the talking stage" and the point of the meeting was to make the White House "aware of what we all have here in the Senate and also in the House". Other Republican senators at the meeting included Mike Lee of Utah, Tim Scott of SC and Steve Daines of Montana. "And the families who could really need the help don't really have the vehicle by which to access it".

Global News Modi leads as yoga day stretches worldwide
Author: 0 Modi leads as yoga day stretches worldwide

Many different countries and cultures are now connecting to India through yoga. Mr Modi joined the Yoga enthusiasts along with Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and the state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath . The celebrations of the International Yoga Day were led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who performed yoga asanas in the rain at Lucknow's Ambedkar Sabha Sthal, leading thousands of people in celebrating Yoga Day.

Author: 0 Spicer hasn't talked Russia meddling with Trump

Trump has said in the past that he would have preferred a woman in the role so he might use this as an opportunity to make that happen. "There's a lot of them that want to become YouTube stars and ask some snarky question that's been asked eight times".

Author: 0 US Navy Fatalities in NYK Container Ship Collision Identified

U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela and Vicente Gonzalez expressed grief over the death of a Weslaco sailor who was among the seven killed in a weekend collision between a Naval destroyer and a cargo ship off the coast of Japan. "They did what they were trained to do", said Sykes, who said she hopes her son, from Herrin, Illinois, can come home to be with family as he works through what happened.

Global News Israel's El Al airline loses gender bias case to Holocaust survivor
Author: 0 Israel's El Al airline loses gender bias case to Holocaust survivor

Rabinowitz moved to Israel in 2006. IRAC, which represented Rabinowitz in court, said she had complied with the request but she felt humiliated and later chose to sue the airline . Ms Rabinowitz, a Holocaust survivor, was flying from Newark in the United States to Tel Aviv in 2015, when the air steward made the request. But it pointed out that Israeli courts have allowed religious observance to be considered in the past.

Global News Trump nominates Robert Wood Johnson as ambassador to UK
Author: 0 Trump nominates Robert Wood Johnson as ambassador to UK

He served as campaign finance chair for Jeb Bush during the 2016 election despite a years long friendship with now President Donald Trump . Johnson's nomination does not come as a surprise. Mr Johnson is an heir to the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals fortune and chairman of the Johnson Company Inc, a private investment firm. He also chairs Lupus Research Alliance, a non profit organization that helps to prevent and cure lupus.

Global News 2 soldiers killed in BAT attack in Poonch,2 infiltrators also killed
Author: 0 2 soldiers killed in BAT attack in Poonch,2 infiltrators also killed

Army Commander, Northern command and all ranks salute supreme sacrifice of two Soldiers in Poonch Sector & offer condolences to their families. In the incident two soldiers were killed and another sustained injuries, he said. That attack too was carried out under the cover of shelling by the Pakistani troops. In January 2013, Lance Naik Hemraj was killed and his body mutilated by a BAT.

Author: 0 Russian Federation slams Trump's Cold War policy on Cuba

Sen. To do business with Cuban companies owned or controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba and restrictions on travel by USA citizens to the island. However, Cuban-Americans will be able to continue to visit their family in Cuba and send them remittances. Members of Congress who favor closer U.S.

Global News Lebanese man detained after returning from Israel
Author: 0 Lebanese man detained after returning from Israel

Danon's letter also claimed that in April, UNIFIL, the peacekeeping force that observes the Israel-Lebanon border, was denied access to a Green Without Borders installation "by a group of locals". IDF soldiers identified an individual crossing into Lebanese territory from Israel through the security fence on Thursday, according to a report published by the Hebrew-language 0404 military website.

Author: 0 Afghan Soldier Opens Fire on US Troops, Kills Three Service Members

Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan . Meanwhile, US forces in Afghanistan have released a statement and confirmed the death of Afghan border soldiers during overnight operations in Helmand . US military officials in Afghanistan did not immediately respond to questions from Military Times. Either way, the U.S. offered "deepest condolences" for killing the Afghan security forces.

Global News Convicted sex offender moves next door to his victim. And it's p
Author: 0 Convicted sex offender moves next door to his victim. And it's p

The victim has also shared her story on social media to enlist support. Oklahoma Department of Corrections records showed that English was convicted in 2005. Registered sex offenders in Oklahoma are forbidden from living near schools, playgrounds and other areas where children congregate, but the law says nothing about victims , per LawNewz .

Author: 0 Modi, Shah, all NDA CMs to be present when Kovind files nomination

Differing with Thorat and Raj who felt there is a greater need for Dalits to build political platforms and organisations, Kovind asserted, "BJP is determined to help dalits and shed the image that it is only an upper caste party". "The prime minister told the chief minister over phone, as per your (KCR's) suggestion we have decided upon a Dalit candidate for the presidential post", it said.

Global News Al-Jazeera has no place in Israel, Lieberman says
Author: 0 Al-Jazeera has no place in Israel, Lieberman says

The website also claimed that the Qatari defense minister will meet his US counterpart Jim Mattis on Wednesday to seal the agreement. The Pentagon justified the massive sale by saying the jets-reportedly 39 of them-would increase "security cooperation" between the two countries.

Author: 0 Captain Virat Kohli reveals lot without saying anything

If the Indian team manage to clinch the 5-match series 5-0, they will climb to number 2 in the rankings and will overtake Australia on the table. Become a subscriber to the Trinidad Express Newspapers for access to all our articles via our vNEWS.

Global News White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on
Author: 0 White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on

Lawmakers also asked Rosenstein whether it was appropriate for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be involved in the firing of FBI Director James Comey given Sessions' recusal from the Clinton email investigation, which he offered because of his role on the Trump campaign.

Global News JD.com buys £314m stake in Farfetch
Author: 0 JD.com buys £314m stake in Farfetch

Farfetch, which has carved out a niche for luxury fashion sales online, now partners with 200 upscale brands and more than 500 exclusive retailers, all of which will have better access to the Chinese market through the deal. The move will create a platform for luxury e-commerce across China, opening a gateway to a US$80 billion market, JD.com said in an announcement today.

Author: 0 Portugal Mourns Following Wildfire Tragedy

Another two people were missing . Another 17 bodies were found next to the roads and 10 were recovered from the rural areas surrounding them. The European Union has responded to a call for assistance to Portugal . An alert issued by Portugal's National Authority for Public Safety on Friday warned of an enhanced risk of wildfire ignition and spread due to the hot, windy weather.