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Author: 0 Donald Trump's frustrations are boiling over after James Comey dismissal

The president is considering 11 people to replace Mr Comey, a White House official said. "No mas!" Sen. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseInterest builds over Trump's FBI pick Opioid crisis becomes central issue in debate over Medicaid Dems request insider trading investigation into top Trump adviser MORE (D-R.I.) wrote on Twitter Saturday evening.

Author: 0 Hamas, Which The US Considers A Terror Group, Elects A New Leader

He said if Hamas would "seriously" consider dropping connections with the Brotherhood, it would improve ties not only with Egypt but also with its USA and Arab Gulf states allies as well. Hamas stopped short of recognizing Israel in its policy document, stating there would be no "compromising its rejection of the Zionist entity and (no) relinquishing (of) any Palestinian rights".

Global News Grim New Life in a Cell for Jakarta's Ex-Governor Purnama
Author: 0 Grim New Life in a Cell for Jakarta's Ex-Governor Purnama

The court drew on the statements of an Islamist radical as an expert witness. An ethnic Chinese Christian, Ahok was recently sentenced to 2 years in prison for "blasphemy" because he had said that some people had been "deceived" by others using Al-Maidah 51, a Quranic verse some clerics believe prohibits Muslims from electing a non-Muslim leader.

Global News Senate at bat in dealing with health care law
Author: 0 Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

Senate Republicans, taking up health care reform after last week's House vote to eliminate and replace several key Obamacare provisions, now face pressure from two sides: a White House eager for victory, and Democratic and other advocacy groups launching campaigns against lawmakers who support repeal.

Global News India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences Over 2012 Gang Rape
Author: 0 India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences Over 2012 Gang Rape

Speaking after the court's call, Nirbhaya's parents expressed their happiness and said, 'although justice was late, we are happy with court's decision. Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision where it upheld the death penalty of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder in Delhi.

Global News Kapil Mishra says Arvind Kejriwal using MLA as 'shield'
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra says Arvind Kejriwal using MLA as 'shield'

A police source said the youth was overpowered when he started shouting at Mishra, asking why he was "doing this drama". Police officials said that Bhardwaj, who was caught by Mishra's supporters after the attack, had been detained and kept at Civil Lines Police Station.

Author: 0 LOCAL ELECTIONS: Conservatives take control of Warwickshire Council

Today's results suggest the Conservatives are on track for a substantial majority on 8 June. I urge everyone to vote Labour because things can, and will, change. Independence Party (UKIP). Meanwhile, with results still coming in, UKIP had lost all 42 seats they were defending, falling "victim to its own success", according to party leader Paul Nuttall.

Author: 0 Former PM Manuel Valls offers to back Emmanuel Macron in elections

Macron has already spoken by telephone with US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May among other leaders. Numerous more than 57,000 French nationals in Canada cast ballots Saturday in the run-off election. Denmark and now France is in contrast to the mindboggling return of regressive, racist and insular politics in the USA, and also in contrast to the Brexit experience, both of which were imitated by Le Pen.

Global News Rajnath to review security in Maoist-hit states
Author: 0 Rajnath to review security in Maoist-hit states

The official explained the rationale behind the move to "very soon" airlift these teams from their current bases. Nearly a fortnight after Maoists killed 25 CRPF personnel in an ambush in Chhattisgarh, the Centre will hold a ministerial-level review meeting on Monday to discuss security issues in Maoist-affected states.

Author: 0 Hospitals Throughout UK Hit By Ransomware — NHS England Cyberattack

On Saturday, a cyber security researcher told AFP he had accidentally discovered a "kill switch" that could prevent the spread of the ransomware. By then, the "ransomware" attack had hobbled Britain's hospital network and computer systems in several countries, in an effort to extort money from computer users.

Global News Absentee ballots: What they are, why they matter
Author: 0 Absentee ballots: What they are, why they matter

In 2013, votes counted after election day still left Dalton as the winning MLA, but while such NDP votes increased very slightly in share, Liberal ones declined slightly. NDP, expects it'll happen roughly around the same time as the absentee ballots are counted. The BC Election Act lays out specific timelines for the counting of ballots.

Global News Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests
Author: 0 Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests

Elections B.C. said not all requests met the vote criteria or provided enough evidence that ballots were improperly accepted or recorded. Andrew Weaver's Green Party has three seats. "Recount requests were not accepted if they did not meet the requirements of the Election Act ". Also that year, preliminary results put Liberal Wally Oppal ahead by three votes in Delta South before the final count revealed Independent Vicki Huntington had won.

Global News Senate committee subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russian Federation documents, reports say
Author: 0 Senate committee subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russian Federation documents, reports say

Flynn later joined the Trump campaign but was sacked as the White House national security adviser by President Donald Trump in February after he failed to tell the truth about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States. The retired Army lieutenant general is also being investigated by other congressional committees and by the Pentagon's inspector general regarding his contacts and earnings from organisations linked to the Russian and Turkish governments.

Author: 0 U.S. may close $100bn defence deal with Saudi Arabia

Trump is scheduled to leave for Saudi Arabia on May 19. "We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced again and we will never stand for religious discrimination", Trump said. "We'll see a very substantial commitment. In many ways it is meant to build capabilities for the threats they face", the report quoted the official as saying.

Global News Boko Haram Releases 82 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria
Author: 0 Boko Haram Releases 82 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria

The president later travelled to London to attend to his health after meeting the girls. Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the 82 girls' freedom, a Nigerian government official said Sunday. The girls were released via negotiations between the Nigerian government and the terrorist group, reports Reuters . According to ICRC, on its Twitter page it stated that it acted as an intermediary between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government.

Author: 0 Theresa May: Conservatives must not take local election results for granted

Results showed a loss of 144 seats for Labour - only five weeks before the snap general election. Elections expert John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, said Ukip, which won 3.8 million votes at the 2015 general election, had lost "everything they've been trying to defend".

Author: 0 This Mother's Day, make your mom feel special with just one tap

However, traditions include presenting mothers and other women with flowers, cards and gifts for many cultures. Now, we repeat to our children, or grandchildren, some of the many words of wisdom you passed on to us. Without her I'm not sure where I would be! And I thank you for it all. I often wonder where all these people were before the person passes, but oh well, that's the way things go.

Author: 0 'Very good' chance for Israel-Palestine peace

Mr Abbas reiterated the demand as he stood next to Mr Trump. Most observers were quick to note that the president's prediction of success was not backed up by any plan of action or reason for his optimism. Palestinians are losing hope in getting an independent country and an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. Israel has rejected the 1967 lines as a possible border, saying it would impose security risks.

Global News Syria Safe Zones To Open On Friday
Author: 0 Syria Safe Zones To Open On Friday

It emerged Friday that the trilateral deal also seeks to ban USA aircraft from flying through the designated areas. The top US military officer General Joseph Dunford and Russia's military chief of staff affirmed their commitment to avoid clashes in the crowded airspace over Syria, the Pentagon said Saturday.

Author: 0 General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn doubles down on defence

The launch ended a hard week for the veteran socialist, after a muddle on his Brexit position and the leaking of Labour's draft manifesto for the June 8 vote. "I accept that military action, under global law, as a genuine last resort, is in some circumstances necessary", he said, adding that Labour would meet a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation target of spending 2 percent of GDP on defence.

Global News AAP MLA Sanjeev Jha reacts after being detained by Delhi Police
Author: 0 AAP MLA Sanjeev Jha reacts after being detained by Delhi Police

As sacked Aam Aadmi Party minister Kapil Mishra's hunger strike entered the third day, his mother Annapurna Mishra, a former BJP mayor, asked Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to break his silence on the corruption charges levelled against him.In an open letter written to Kejriwal on Friday, Annapurna expressed concern that his close aides are trying to defame Kapil and her.

Global News Defiant Zakir Musa quits Hizbul Mujahideen
Author: 0 Defiant Zakir Musa quits Hizbul Mujahideen

Moosa, meanwhile, quit the outfit saying he can't "sacrifice" his life for the "establishment of a secular state". Earlier, Hizbul's spokesman Saleem Hashmi had said in a statement from Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), "The outfit has neither got anything to do with the statement of Musa nor the statement is acceptable to it".

Author: 0 US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

It's not unusual for Pyongyang to condemn moves to censure it by Washington, but a direct protest to Congress would be rare. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation this month to tighten sanctions by targeting North Korea's shipping industry and companies that do business it.

Author: 0 Results a sign voters want parties 'to work together,' Clark says

This was SHSS's first time participating in the Student Vote. "It is a finish that we have not seen in a very long time in British Columbia", Clark said. But that handful of seats, mostly in Metro Vancouver, has changed the landscape of the whole province. He sits at 38 per cent of the vote with NDP candidate Gary Holman close behind at 34 per cent of the vote with 10 of 113 polls reporting.

Global News Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium
Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium

Brian Stelter, host of CNN's " Reliable Sources ", reported that McCarthy appeared to be filming segments for the show outside the CNN building. One of Spicer's assistants is said to have emerged and communicated to the press that the press secretary would answer questions as long as cameras and lights were off.

Global News Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'
Author: 0 Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

Taking another swipe at the American media, US President Donald Trump, who disowned his alleged secret alliance with Russian Federation, asked the American media when the blame game will cease. Mr Clapper said he stood by past assertions that he had not seen evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation but also declined to comment on classified matters.

Global News BC Greens break through, capture three seats
Author: 0 BC Greens break through, capture three seats

A party official said Clark had spoken with Green Leader Andrew Weaver and that the two party heads have a proven track record of working together. Weaver has proven himself to be a pragmatist who has supported Liberal budgets - something Horgan criticized him over.

Author: 0 Macron's Election Victory Is Only Half The Battle

Mr Valls, a centre-leaning politician in favour of relaxing labour protections, had already thrown his support behind Mr Macron before the presidential election after losing to Benoit Hamon in the Socialist primary. Western leaders largely hailed the result after the shock of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump in the United States after Macron reached out to Le Pen's supporters in a plea for unity after a vicious election campaign.

Author: 0 Xi nudges Moon to think twice on THAAD

Although it is still very early into Moon's presidency, and there are still many factors that could affect all outcomes, the doors to re-connect with Pyongyang have been open. South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is treating the remarks over the phone as instructions and has started preparing for deliberations with the USA to schedule the summit.

Author: 0 Saudi Aramco cuts to Asia sees oil prices rally

In March, OPEC announced the possibility that such cuts would be extended. Venetis did not outline what "brisk" demand should consist of, but presumably it's more than what the U.S. Meanwhile, crude prices bounced back above $47 and continued to surge as investors' sentiment on the rising levels of US oil output softened after the EIA reported a bullish inventory data.

Author: 0 ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

With the Liberals now set to take 43 of the 44 seats required for a majority government , a turnaround in Courtenay-Comox would have major consequences. "People tend to vote along party lines and I get that... but I had so many fantastic comments, I've been overwhelmed with the number of people who said, "We wish you were our candidate"...

Author: 0 North Korea missile flew about 700km: South Korea military

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff did not know the kind of projectile fired or whether the launch succeeded, the AP reported. North Korea conducted another in a string of missile tests Saturday amid heightened global tensions over its nuclear program.

Author: 0 Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

Washington and Baghdad are already in talks to keep American troops in Iraq after the fight against the Islamic State group in the country is concluded, U.S. A densely populated city with a lot of displaced civilians and U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes leveling a number of residences, it turned out the school was actually full of civilians, with at least 68 civilians being killed in the attack, including 47 women and children .

Author: 0 South Korean won up on Moon win

He nominated Suh Hoon, a former intelligence official who arranged the two inter-Korean presidential summits held in the 2000s, to lead the National Intelligence Service. "If the conditions shape up, I will go to Pyongyang". "President Moon accepted the invitation", the White House said. Moon waved to well-wishers through the sunroof of his limousine, which was flanked by police motorbikes.

Global News Moon Jae-In sworn in as Korea president
Author: 0 Moon Jae-In sworn in as Korea president

His appointment requires parliamentary approval. Moon, whose victory capped one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history, assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the National Election Commission finished counting and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ousting of conservative Park Geun-hye.

Global News Snake hunter snags almost 17-foot python in Florida
Author: 0 Snake hunter snags almost 17-foot python in Florida

While it was the largest Burmese python caught since the project's inception, WFOR reported that the record for the area was a 18-foot, 2-inch snake weighing 160 pounds. It is a big one. Crum said the catch was the biggest snake he's ever caught. So Wildman watches carefully and earns a double payday, $375 from SFWMD.