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Global News RSS man killed by 'CPI(M) workers' in Kerala, BJP seeks AFSPA
Author: 0 RSS man killed by 'CPI(M) workers' in Kerala, BJP seeks AFSPA

The RSS worker, Biju, in his early 30s, is the 12th accused in the murder of CPI-M worker Dhanaraj, that took place near Payyanur here in July previous year. Dhanaraj had died on the way to hospital. Tension was prevailing in and around Payyannur following the murder. On October 12th 2016, Ramith (29), was also attacked and killed by a group of assailants near his house.

Global News Trump Contradicts White House Statements, Says He Planned to Fire Comey Anyway
Author: 0 Trump Contradicts White House Statements, Says He Planned to Fire Comey Anyway

Trump said he had dinner with the director. Comey, he said, told him he is not. "I have the highest respect for his abilities and his integrity". McCabe added that it had been a great honor and privilege to work with Comey. The whole elaborate ruse, now in the final stages of collapsing, seemed created to head off accusations that the president may have been attempting to obstruct justice-an impeachable offense-by firing the man leading the investigation into allegations of collusion with ...

Global News After Trump, it's phone call with Xi
Author: 0 After Trump, it's phone call with Xi

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday (May 4) his telephone conversation this week with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to discuss the Korean peninsula crisis was at the behest of his United States counterpart Donald Trump . "I'm tied up", he told reporters Monday in southern Davao city. Even senior officials at the State Department and on the National Security Council have warned Trump against hosting Duterte for anything other than a dressing down.

Global News Trump 'welcomes' investigation into his Russian business dealings
Author: 0 Trump 'welcomes' investigation into his Russian business dealings

When Sally Yates and James Clapper testified to the Senate subcommittee investigating Russia's alleged interference in last year's election, another president might have chosen that moment to unveil a major policy initiative-or, if he didn't have any initiatives handy, to hold a photo op with some girl scouts.

Global News Syrian Kurds take largest dam, town from IS
Author: 0 Syrian Kurds take largest dam, town from IS

In the half-hour meeting, Mattis "reiterated USA commitment to protecting our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally" and "both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in both Iraq and Syria", Pentagon chief spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement .

Global News Trump quote-tweets Rosie O'Donnell on James Comey
Author: 0 Trump quote-tweets Rosie O'Donnell on James Comey

In an open letter to Rosenstein Thursday, the New York Times said his spotless record had been tarnished by Trump's decision, and the fate of the explosive probe now rested on his shoulders. A planned visit by Trump to Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters this week, which Sanders had previewed earlier this week, was still in flux on Thursday afternoon.

Global News White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos
Author: 0 White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos

Yesterday, less than 24 hours after he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, who was investigating Russian meddling in the presidential election, President Donald Trump held a meeting with Russian government officials and barred any American news outlets from attending.

Global News Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC
Author: 0 Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

The scheduling of the meeting was confirmed by Russian state media. The Kremlin recently declared that U.S. -Russia relations are at "their worst period since the end of the Cold War". "Please don't be angry with me". After talks with Tillerson, Lavrov will head to the White House to meet Trump - an unusual Oval Office welcome for a foreign minister.

Author: 0 More than 100 arrested in Paris after Macron win

Macron won 66% of the vote in Sunday's presidential run-off against the far right's Marine Le Pen, the biggest win by a French president since Jacques Chirac's victory over Le Pen's father Jean-Marie in 2002. The incoming president has said half of the candidates for the 577 seats up for grabs in the two-round June 11-18 elections to the National Assembly will be new to politics.

Global News French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarism
Author: 0 French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarism

Macron and Le Pen are facing off in a high-stakes runoff election on Sunday. The comment was a reference to Macron's time as economy minister under the unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande. An internal survey of supporters of defeated far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon showed only 35 percent would back pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron , Le Pen's rival and the frontrunner.

Global News We'll reunite released Chibok girls with parents next week - FG
Author: 0 We'll reunite released Chibok girls with parents next week - FG

Speaking while presenting a peace flag to the Nigerian army, at the Army Headquarters Garrison, Abuja, Princess Lillian Cosmos, FCT Coordinator, Africa Arise for Change Network commended President Buhari for keeping to his promise and facilitating the freedom of the girls after three years.

Author: 0 Trump insists he's not under FBI investigation

The FBI has been in turmoil". You know how nervy your president is. Top Democrats want answers from the Justice Department about whether ousted FBI Director James Comey asked his superiors for additional resources to investigate Russia's interference in last year's elections.

Author: 0 Trump Blames Obama For Failing To Vet Michael Flynn

Yet something else came out of the hearings that was just as significant but which has been buried under the Flynn saga: the Trump administration purposefully kept Yates out of the loop when the Muslim travel ban was being formulated. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who co-chaired the hearing, summed up the puzzle for me: "President Trump called Flynn "a fine person" who was 'just doing his job.' This might simply be evidence of an ill-prepared White House in disarray, but that doesn't ...

Author: 0 China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

In it, they ask him to "please keep the the Paris Climate Agreement", as the "threat to our planet and to our children is too great". The United States is the world's no. The former president said climate change "is already making it more hard to produce food". White House spokesperson Kelly Love confirmed delay, first reported by Politico , in an email to TPM.

Global News Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments, documents show
Author: 0 Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments, documents show

The White House rejects any assertions that it's not cooperating. He said documents related to Flynn's time as national security adviser were classified. Army spokeswoman Cynthia O Smith said "we have found no records of LTG (R) Flynn requesting permission from the Army for foreign employment". The attorney, Robert Kelner, said in a Tuesday statement that Flynn briefed the DIA "extensively regarding the RT speaking event both before and after the trip, and he answered questions that were ...

Author: 0 Wales draw Australia and Georgia for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Australia will be looking to go one better than two years ago and will meet Wales and Georgia in Pool D . " I need to pray really hard ", he said. " It's a death pool for sure ", said France coach Guy Noves . "We will be ready - our detailed planning for the group, and the tournament, starts now". Every side that finished in the top three of their pool in the 2015 World Cup automatically qualify, with the remaining spots yet to be filled.

Global News United States imposes additional sanctions against Syrian regime
Author: 0 United States imposes additional sanctions against Syrian regime

French laboratories had stored samples taken from other chemical attacks in Syria and so were able to compare them, the Foreign Minister said. Later in the month, Syrian President Bashar Assad told Sputnik that there was no chemical weapons attack in Idlib, adding that the reports about the incident were a false flag play which was supposed to justify the USA missile strike.

Global News AG Sessions avoids talks of FBI director in West Virginia
Author: 0 AG Sessions avoids talks of FBI director in West Virginia

The current deputy attorney general is Rod Rosenstein. Calls to establish an independent commission picked up in March after GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, visited the White House to view documents he said could help prove Trump's allegation that President Barack Obama surveilled Trump Tower leading up the election.

Global News Syrian FM says no foreign troops on the ground
Author: 0 Syrian FM says no foreign troops on the ground

Syria on Monday dismissed the idea of foreign forces patrolling four safe zones that are to be established under a deal struck by Russia , Iran and Turkey , suggesting Damascus would only settle for Russian " military police " who are already present in the so-called "de-escalation" areas.

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon floats summit; will North bite?

Moon has said he would "go to Pyongyang if conditions are met" during his inaugural address, and had proposed the reopening of a jointly operated factory park in the right circumstances. Moon also said he would review the THAAD deployment. Japan has been concerned that Moon will take a tough line on feuds stemming from the bitter legacy of its 1910-45 colonization of the Korean Peninsula and could fray ties at a time when cooperation on North Korea is vital.

Author: 0 Federal Prosecutors Issue Grand Jury Subpoenas To Flynn Associates

McGahn essentially why we were telling them about this and the first thing we did was to explain to Mr. McGahn that the underlying conduct that General Flynn had engaged in was problematic in and of itself". The Senate intelligence committee Wednesday issued a subpoena to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for documents regarding his interactions with Russian officials.

Author: 0 Comey's firing came as he accelerated Russian Federation investigation

Consider: Would the Democratic base have accepted the results of a Comey-led investigation that didn't damn the president? The White House rejected the idea. That recusal did not prevent Sessions from weighing in on the matter. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said he wants a career official at the Justice Department to name a special counsel instead of Rosenstein.

Author: 0 First Red Cross visit for Palestinian hunger strike leader

There were several injuries reported, at least two from smoke inhalation, and two unconfirmed from rubber bullets being fired. Israel says conditions meet all worldwide standards. Qaws added that as the strike entered its fourth week, some prisoners have stopped consuming water, "leading them to go through very hard and critical stage".

Author: 0 Trump admits he thought about Russian Federation while firing Comey

President Donald Trump and longtime foil, comedienne Rosie O'Donnell , seemed to find common ground Thursday after Trump resurfaced a December tweet of O'Donnell's calling for the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has publicly urged him to do so. Some Democrats have called Mr Trump's behaviour "Nixonian" and compared his firing of Mr Comey to Nixon's infamous "Saturday Night Massacre".

Global News Israel Bombs Drop Near Damascus International Airport, Syria
Author: 0 Israel Bombs Drop Near Damascus International Airport, Syria

Rebel and regional intelligence sources said the strike hit an arms supply hub operated by Lebanese militant group Hezbollah from which the group receives a steady supply of weapons from Iran. It is not the first time Israel has been shelling Syrian regime's backed forces, notably Shiite Hezbollah in the name of sabotaging Iran's efforts from arming the group.

Author: 0 Trump eyes mutually-beneficial ties with Russian Federation, says Lavrov

Mr Trump has said he has no ties to Russia and is not aware of any involvement by his aides in any Russian election interference. While the Trump administration blamed Comey for mishandling the email investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the bureau chief's departure coincided with the FBI investigation of whether Trump's presidential bid was aided by Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra goes to CBI with 'proof' against Kejriwal

AAP claims that the assaulter Ankit Bhardwaj is associated to the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. "There has been a continuous effort by the BJP to act against AAP", Singh told ANI. Mishra said he filed complaints with the CBI over the exchange of Rs20 million between Jain and Kejriwal , a Rs500 million land deal arranged for the CM's brother-in-law and five AAP leaders allegedly misusing party funds on foreign trips .

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan says US visit to herald new beginning in relationship

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit the White House on Tuesday to meet with President Donald Trump. "The 2 leaders will discuss how to further strengthen our bilateral relationship and deepen our cooperation to confront terrorism in all its forms", a White House statement read .

Global News All-party meeting on EVMs gets under way
Author: 0 All-party meeting on EVMs gets under way

The Election Commission (EC) has invited leaders of seven national parties and 48 recognised state parties to the meeting to be held at the Constitution Club on Friday. Leaders of all National and State recognized Political Parties will participate and discuss the issues in the meeting. After Friday's meeting, the party will take a call on the future course of action for its "Save Democracy" campaign, which now seeks to build awareness on EVMs across the capital.

Global News Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties
Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

The weight of the decision clearly taking a toll of on him. The Duke of Edinburgh will celebrate his 96 birthday in June. Prince Philip, or the Duke of Edinburgh, is as synonymous with British royalty as Queen Elizabeth herself. They have both been cutting their workload in recent years, passing on many responsibilities to son and heir Prince Charles, and grandsons, Princes William and Harry.

Author: 0 Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud

He was rumored to be under consideration for a job in the Trump administration, but talk of that possibility diminished after he inadvertently disclosed a list of recommendations for blocking illegal immigration and improper voting. Kobach has stood by Trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election, although no evidence has surfaced to support that claim.

Author: 0 New South Korean president willing to visit North

Moon told Abe to "look straight at history" and not make the past "a barrier", South Korea's presidential office said. Even so, North Korea's relations with Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, were extremely bad, so it is nearly certain to be cautious about any Moon proposals for increased engagement.

Author: 0 Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shared a phone call Friday discussing the zones, the Russian foreign ministry said, according to Russian state media news outlet TASS. was represented at the talks in Kazakhstan though Nauert said it was neither a "direct participant" nor a party to the agreement. What the deal does not cover are areas controlled by Islamic State group militants and US -backed Kurdish groups.

Author: 0 AAP takes EVM protest to Election Commission

RECAP | AAP volunteers shouting slogans like Save Democracy, Vote Chori Band Karo, outside EC office. "We will demand committee consisting of representatives from all parties and the Election Commission. A day before the all-party meeting, the AAP on Thursday forwarded a new demand, calling for an all party committee to be formed under the monitoring of the EC to ascertain whether EVMS were hacked in the recently held elections or not.

Global News Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead
Author: 0 Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead

The White House did not post photos of the meeting until Thursday. Russian officials had described the individual as Lavrov's official photographer without disclosing that he also worked for Tass . The Russian embassy in Washington tweeted a picture from the Lavrov meeting of Trump shaking hands with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, a man at the centre of the controversy on Russian contacts with associates of Trump.

Author: 0 Italy expresses enormous interest in Belt & Road Initiative

Rather, China is building these projects as a way of extending and entrenching its political influence. Najib will tour China e-commerce giant Alibaba Group's headquarters on the invitation of its founder Jack Ma, as well as witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding before departing for Beijing later today.

Author: 0 Trump hosts Russian foreign minister, envoy at White House

Sessions reportedly said Wednesday that his recommendation to fire Comey didn't violate his pledge to recuse himself from any Justice Department decision that involved the Russian Federation investigation. On Tuesday, Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, who was leading a probe into whether the Republican billionaire's campaign aides colluded with Russian officials to sway the November presidential election.