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Author: 0 Trump's Lawyers Claim Trump's Records Show Almost No Income From Russia

A "substantial portion" of that was attributable to the Moscow event, it said. Trump told NBC on Thursday: "I've given the letter to Senator Lindsey Graham, he has the letter, and I think frankly". said at a real estate conference that Trump businesses "see a lot of money pouring in from Russian Federation". A few minutes later, Time's Zeke Miller returned to the question: "Is [Trump] now recording conversations taking place in the Oval Office?" Contrary to what Trump says, nothing ...

Global News Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues
Author: 0 Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

Saturday's protesters, led by opposition leaders and lawmakers, marched to the Interior Ministry to denounce "repression" over the past month as demonstrators have been hit with tear gas by security forces. Leopoldo Lopez Sr., right, father of Leopoldo Lopez, and his daughter Diana Lopez, express concern for the jailed Venezuela opposition leader in Madrid, Spain on Friday.

Global News 5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron
Author: 0 5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

Would-be candidates were asked to sign up on the party's website and submit a resume and letter explaining their motivation. "We expect of course strengthened Philippines-France cooperation but it is still early to tell because the elections were just wrapped up today if I'm not mistaken".

Global News N Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat
Author: 0 N Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat

President Donald Trump having expressed his willingness to meet with the North's leader. Choe Son-hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs at the North Korean Foreign Ministry, made the remarks in the Chinese capital, Beijing, on her way back home from Norway, according to the South's Yonhap news agency.

Author: 0 South Korea's new leader discusses North Korea, defence system with China's Xi

Moon has said the decision was made hastily and his government should have the final say, but analysts say it would be hard to remove THAAD now it has been deployed. South Korean activists hold a banner during a rally against the plan to deploy the US -built Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, near the USA embassy in Seoul , July 11, 2016.

Author: 0 United Kingdom hospitals hit by major cyberattack

Hospitals in Britain appeared to be the most severely affected by the attacks, which blocked doctors' access to patient files and forced emergency rooms to divert people seeking urgent care. But sometimes, hackers hit the jackpot: Last year, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center forked over $17,000 after suffering a ransomware attack .

Global News Nigeria Chibok girls: 82 released after three years
Author: 0 Nigeria Chibok girls: 82 released after three years

The post Chibok Girls: FG ready to negotiate for release of captives appeared first on Vanguard News. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File ). FILE- In this Monday May. Human rights groups have criticized the decision to keep them in custody in Abuja. "I really want to see my daughter, but I can't come unless with government invitation".

Global News Philippines steps up security after foreign governments warn of kidnap threat
Author: 0 Philippines steps up security after foreign governments warn of kidnap threat

Hardline President Rodrigo Duterte said security has been beefed up in the affected areas and officers have been told to shoot suspected militants on sight. A fierce gun battle followed in which nine militants, three soldiers and one policeman were killed, according to authorities. Asked if it was proper for the US Embassy to issue travel warnings before AFP confirms possible terror threats, Lacson said that the AFP withheld information for "obvious reasons".

Author: 0 AAP: Big conspiracy, CM Kejriwal won't quit

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and his brother-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday hurled barbs at AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal over bribery allegations. Rejecting the BJP's demand for Mr Kejriwal's resignation, Mr Singh said that "severe" allegations of corruption were made against finance minister Arun Jaitley by suspended BJP member Kirti Azad, but nothing happened.

Global News Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russian Federation probe documents
Author: 0 Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russian Federation probe documents

Mark Warner, D-Va., vice chairman of the panel, said , "The subpoena requests documents relevant to the Committee's investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 elections". But Mr Burr also said the committee would continue to press ahead with its investigation wherever it leads. Flynn resigned as President Donald Trump's national security adviser on February 13, 2017.

Author: 0 China pressures South Korea about missile system

Washington says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence ( Thaad ) system will play a vital role in curbing the missile threat from Pyongyang, but Beijing says that the system's radar affects its security. His appointment requires parliamentary approval. Japanese officials have described the call as "positive and meaningful", with the two agreeing to cooperate closely to deal with North Korea.

Author: 0 I might release tax returns -- when I'm out of office

Trump and his aides have been promising for several days that they would send a certified letter from Trump's attorneys to Graham showing that the president has no business ties with Russian Federation. In an interview with The Economist , he was asked whether he would release his returns in exchange for Democratic support for tax reform. The lawyers did not define "Russians".

Global News Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule
Author: 0 Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule

Politicians including Sen. McCain, Sen. Despite the setback in the Senate, the Interior Department will attempt to repeal the rule through administrative action. After the Senate failed to repeal a rule governing flaring and venting of associated natural gas on public and tribal lands, a spokeswoman for the Department of Interior (DOI) said the department will " suspend, revise or rescind " the rule, citing its impact on onshore energy development.

Author: 0 Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race

It appears they didn't, and the Liberals underperformed in virtually all of the battlegrounds where the Greens grew their vote share. Regardless, absentee ballots will be counted sometime between May 22nd and May 24th and that's when a final tally will be officially released.

Global News France's new president to meet Merkel next week
Author: 0 France's new president to meet Merkel next week

Mr Macron won a crushing victory in the second round of France's presidential election on Sunday, defeating his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen , of the Front National (FN): his party had 66 per cent of the vote to her party's 34 per cent.

Author: 0 India's Modi emphasizes links with Sri Lanka to deepen ties

Though it is not a state visit, Modi is also scheduled to hold talks with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and meet ethnic Tamil leaders to discuss a political solution to the decades-long ethnic conflict. The 14th UN International Vesak Celebrations and the World Buddhist Summit is being held at the BMICH. Prime Minister Modi also soothed the emotions of Indian origin Sri Lankan Tamils through what has been described as his "medical diplomacy" through the inauguration of the ...

Author: 0 International Cyber Attack Takes Down English National Health Service

Britain's National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ spy agency, said it was aware of a cyber incident and was working with NHS Digital and the police to investigate. As of this afternoon, 16 facilities with the NHS, which is the publicly funded health care system for England, had reported that they were affected by what appeared to be a large-scale cyberattack.

Author: 0 ACB records Kapil Mishra's statement in tanker scam

But BJP's Bharadwaj met reporters to prove it was not him. Kapil Mishra on hunger strike demanding travel expenses of AAP leaders: Sacked AAP leader Kapil Mishra sits on "satyagraha" till he gets the details of worldwide travel expenses of some AAP leaders.

Author: 0 United Kingdom local elections: Conservatives score big gains, huge win for PM May

A forecast return of voters to the Liberal Democrats failed to materialize, with the party seeing a net loss of 38 seats. Labour's former Health Secretary Andy Burnham was elected mayor of Greater Manchester. "We cant assume that what happens in local elections will automatically be replicated in general elections", said Tory minister Brandon Lewis. Elections expert John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said Ukip, which won 3.8 million votes at the 2015 general ...

Global News The Wendy's Company's (WEN) — Investors Focused Stock
Author: 0 The Wendy's Company's (WEN) — Investors Focused Stock

Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 11,144,547 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $120,362,000 after buying an additional 1,860,404 shares in the last quarter. Heading into the earnings release, covering sell-side analysts have a consensus target price of $14.39 on The Wendy's Company shares. About 2.43 million shares traded.

Global News Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia
Author: 0 Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

The dating show ban comes on the same day as Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said it was blocking Wikipedia with an administrative order. Previously YouTube was banned there for several months in March 2014. Many of these actions have come following a failed coup a year ago that has led to purges within the Turkish government itself.

Global News President Trump Says Michael Flynn Is 'a Very Good Person'
Author: 0 President Trump Says Michael Flynn Is 'a Very Good Person'

The subpoenas are reported to include business records and are part of a much larger probe into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whose name became a household word earlier this year when he was sacked by President Donald Trump, has taken to Twitter to sound the alarm about the president's suspicious firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Author: 0 Russian Federation ready to play constructive role in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat

Not only did Trump go ahead with the deployment without waiting to consult the new president but also, he said that South Korea would have to foot the bill for the missile cover. A progressive leader, Moon favours dialogue and has strongly opposed Seoul's hawkish policies towards North Korea over the past decade. Moon accepted Trump's invitation to visit at an "early date".

Global News Man dies after crashing into hydrant, sucked into hole
Author: 0 Man dies after crashing into hydrant, sucked into hole

Then witnesses said as soon as he stepped out of the vehicle, the ground gave way under him. He got out of his auto and dropped into what witnesses estimate was a 5-foot-deep hole. He and other bystanders did all they could to help Dreyer. Dreyer was taken to a hospital where he died. He estimated that Dreyer was underwater for three to four minutes before he could be pulled out.

Global News Russian Federation presents greatest threat to USA, says Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
Author: 0 Russian Federation presents greatest threat to USA, says Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

But Comey said that other than confirming the Clinton investigation existed, he did not discuss it until after it concluded past year. US Federal Bureau of Investigation Director (FBI) James Comey yesterday defended his decision to announce previous year that the agency had reopened an investigation into former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a personal e-mail server while she was secretary of state.

Author: 0 Pakistani, Afghan Troops Trade Fire Along Border, At Least 15 Killed

Afghan officials called the high death toll baseless but said several days of cross-border skirmishes had left two Afghan troops and one civilian dead. Kashif Nabi, a local administrator in Pakistan's Baluchistan province said the surveyor teams, which included military officers, arrived in the border villages on Monday and were working "amicably".

Author: 0 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Funding for UNESCO will be frozen

March 6 - Trump sends a congressional committee to Israel to investigate moving the embassy to Jerusalem . Nahshon said that the two expressed Israel's bitter disappointment in the Swedish vote. "This is a vote against Israel, part of a systematic voting pattern", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon said. The UN agency said such moves were "null and void and must be rescinded forthwith".

Author: 0 Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

The force - known as Syrian Democratic Forces - has been buoyed following this week's capture of the key town of Tabqa and the nearby dam, Syria's largest. "There is no threat against the U.S. or Russian Federation in this region". He said he had no details about the team's makeup. The official, who wasn't authorized to discuss the issue publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, said the USA has yet to provide the weapons.

Author: 0 Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

Some media outlets reported Friday that Erdogan's remarks augur well for next week's discussions, but former Turkish lawmaker Aykan Erdemir wasn't convinced. Moreover, the YPG threatened that unless the United States takes a clear stance and stops further Turkish airstrikes ( EKurd , April 29), its fighters would withdraw from the Raqqa offensive.

Author: 0 Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russian Federation photos

Trump hosted Russia's USA ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House on Wednesday. The meeting was held in the Oval Office, and though no US media outlets were permitted to cover the meeting, reports revealed that a Russian photographer was allowed to take photos for Russian state news agencies.

Author: 0 Three Years After Their Kidnapping, These Chibok Schoolgirls Are Coming Home

She was set to be part of the group of captives who were released on Saturday . Mr. Mohammed said: "What is paramount to us is the release of the remaining girls". This leaves the family on edge as they do not know if Sarah was among those released especially as the girls are yet to be reconnected with their families.

Author: 0 Violence as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

A ministry statement expressed "sadness and concern" and called on Macedonia's political rivals to show a "spirit of compromise and collaboration". The European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation swiftly condemned the assault on lawmakers and reporters.

Author: 0 Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

You can read the full text of the agreement here. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, seated right, and U.S. Sen. "They're constrained in the action they can take because they depend on the consensus from participating countries", Chapin said.

Global News Trump wants aircraft carriers to stop using 'the digital'
Author: 0 Trump wants aircraft carriers to stop using 'the digital'

Ford in Newport News, Va., and said that he was told the catapult on it does not have enough power. San Diego-based General Atomics is building the Electro-Magnetic Aircraft Launch System for the new USS Gerald R. "I said, 'No you're not". A Pentagon report for fiscal year 2016 said, "Poor or unknown reliability of the newly designed catapults, arresting gear, weapons elevators, and radar, which are all critical for flight operations, could affect (the Ford's ) ability to generate ...

Author: 0 New South Korea president seeks worldwide assistance against North Korea weapons

In its ongoing bid to remove a USA -deployed THAAD missile defense system in South Korea, China has deployed an unusual tactical strike force: nationalist rappers. Unquestionably, China has considerable economic leverage over North Korea given the North's dependence on Beijing for its energy and food supplies.

Author: 0 Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

Lack of infrastructure along US coastlines to allow for overseas gas shipments means it could take time for economic benefits to USA energy companies to materialize, said Jake Parker, vice president of the U.S. Another is China's entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001, an event that caused a surge in Chinese exports to the United States and created an economic shock that caused the loss of more than 1 million factory jobs, according to research by economists David Autor, David Dorn ...

Author: 0 Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

The virus is usually covertly installed on to computers by being hidden within innocent-looking emails containing links, which users are tricked into opening. On Wednesday, hackers disputed the websites of several French media companies and aerospace giant Airbus. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is working to support the NHS.

Author: 0 DHS Considers Carry-On Laptop Ban On Flights From Europe

The spokesperson described the call as "a very constructive exchange of views" and said the European Union had invited us officials to Brussels next week for talks "to jointly assess the potential risks and review future measures". That's not to say that such a policy - in which all airplane passengers from locations in Europe and possibly other countries to the US will be forced to check their computers - isn't coming.