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Author: 0 Turkish relations deeply strained ahead of Erdogan's visit to White House

Turkey's pro-government Daily Sabah suggested that Obama administration holdovers had somehow snookered Trump officials, ramming through the decision on arming the Kurds before Erdogan arrives here. "They presented lot of documents to help clear the USA stance on YPG". But the main subject on Turkey's mind is the People's Protection Units, the military arm of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, which is the primary US proxy in the fight against the Islamic State in Syria.

Author: 0 Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US

Trump says those ties were "sealed with the blood of our fathers and grandfathers" who lost their lives in the Battle of the Coral Sea. Trump paid tribute to the heroism of the battle's veterans and also pointed to the Intrepid, which survived being hit by four separate Japanese kamikaze attacks during the war, as a need for the U.S.to keep its military strong and pledged that he would continue to boost defense spending.

Global News Australia considers banning laptops from airliner cabins
Author: 0 Australia considers banning laptops from airliner cabins

PM indicates Australia might consider the ban on some worldwide flights. The Turnbull Government is considering jumping on board a partial, but growing, Trump Administration ban based on terrorism fears of passengers carrying laptops on flights from certain countries.

Author: 0 Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

The White House had no immediate comment and no White House aide appeared on the Sunday news shows, leaving Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, to defend Trump. A former top aide to Sen. The next director will immediately be confronted with oversight of an FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, an inquiry the bureau's acting head, Andrew McCabe, has called "highly significant".

Global News Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward
Author: 0 Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

The comments by ambassador to Beijing Ji Jae-Ryong were the first official response by the North to Moon's triumph last week, except for a four-paragraph dispatch by the official Korean Central News Agency two days after the vote. "The president said we are leaving open the possibility of dialogue with North Korea, but we should sternly deal with a provocation to prevent North Korea from miscalculating".

Author: 0 Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

Spicer also said that the White House team took the subsequent 11 days to account for "an element of due process, reviewing the situation". There were a number of questions about whether it was Yates' place to come forward about the issues with Flynn.

Global News Maguiresbridge bodies: Death of woman treated as murder
Author: 0 Maguiresbridge bodies: Death of woman treated as murder

As forensic experts attended Ms Leonard's home yesterday neighbours said they had been left in deep shock at the tragedy. Det Ch Insp Eamon Corrigan said: "Post mortem examinations will be carried out in due course and, at this stage, we are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident".

Author: 0 Merkel says she won't tell France what to do

He needs to win over part of the left and the right to deliver on his promise of a cross-party approach and weaken his opponents ahead of the two-round June 11-18 parliamentary vote. France's new president is hosting the International Olympic Committee to try to boost Paris' bid to beat out Los Angeles in the heated race for the 2024 Games.

Author: 0 Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

He added that Trump would base his decision on the interests of all sides, but would also consider "whether Israel views it as helpful to a peace initiative or perhaps a distraction". That waiver has been signed every six months by US presidents since 1995. Trump's two-day visit will coincide with Jerusalem Day, marking the 50 anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem in the 1967 defensive war.

Author: 0 Modi speaks to new South Korean President

Moon's aides say he will commute from his home for the first few days as workers finish furnishing the Blue House residential space for him. The Chinese President released a statement yesterday congratulating Moon on his victory, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told media in a press conference yesterday.

Global News North Korea accuses CIA of 'bio-chemical' plot against leadership
Author: 0 North Korea accuses CIA of 'bio-chemical' plot against leadership

The statement said the CIA and the South Korean intelligence services have "ideologically corrupted and bribed a DPRK citizen surnamed Kim" to murder the North Korean leader . NKNews.org reports that the intelligence agencies are accused of attempting to carry out a biochemical attack against the leader during North Korea's April 15 military parade, which celebrated the 105th birthday of DPRK founding leader Kim Il Sung.

Author: 0 No charges expected in Louisiana police shooting of black man

Dozens of people gathered Tuesday evening outside the Baton Rouge convenience store where Sterling was shot and killed during a struggle with the two officers on July 5, 2016. In Louisiana, two police officers will not face federal charges in connection with the death of a man selling CDs outside a convenience store. For numerous same reasons described above, the Department of Justice concluded the evidence was insufficient to prove the officers' actions were a willful violation of the ...

Author: 0 Scorer, then scored on: Terry on wild minute, possible retirement

Terry, who could yet lift the FA Cup later this month, is likely to feature in Chelsea's final game of the campaign at home to Sunderland on Sunday. "At this moment I have 13 or 14 players and they deserve to play the FA Cup, and many players in good form". "I have to take my time and then make the best decision".

Global News Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear
Author: 0 Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear

During his call with Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe, the two leaders agreed that their countries must not let their hard history hamper co-operation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear programme, Moon's office said. In a speech at the National Assembly, Moon pledged to work for peace on the Korean Peninsula as concerns grow over the North's expanding nuclear weapons and missiles program.

Author: 0 The latest on the Alton Sterling ruling

U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana Corey Amundson said at a news conference this afternoon that the "exhaustive, nearly year-long" federal investigation focused on whether either officer violated federal criminal civil rights laws or any other federal criminal law.

Author: 0 Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Resilient Asian stocks edged up to a two-year high on Monday, shaking off threats from by a ransomware attack that locked some 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries at the weekend, a missile test by North Korea, and weak USA data. The cut hasn't really worked. Prices now are about the same level as when they did the deal. But it is good news for their rivals in the US. Prices on the market will change sharply, should the agreement be reached.

Global News Federal Judges Ask If Travel Ban Is Biased Against Muslims
Author: 0 Federal Judges Ask If Travel Ban Is Biased Against Muslims

Judge Michael Daly Hawkins asked if Trump had ever said he was wrong about calling for a Muslim ban on the campaign trail. Katyal said no, and suggested the president could work with Congress on legitimate measures. Katyal, who served as acting solicitor general under former President Barack Obama, also argued that the judges have to perform no "psychoanalysis" of Trump to see that "this is a repeated pattern of the president".

Global News BBC Reporter Slapped After Accidentally Grabbing Woman's Breast On Camera
Author: 0 BBC Reporter Slapped After Accidentally Grabbing Woman's Breast On Camera

Looking directly at the camera, the disheveled woman said "Absolutely fantastic", before Brown quickly looked at her then moved to usher her away - but with an ill-placed hand on her breast. Viewers who saw the incident were quick to pass comment on Twitter. Brown later tweeted: 'Unfortunate interruption of broadcast in Bradford - just tried to minimise disruption but v tricky live on air - completely unintentional '.

Author: 0 Liberal Democrats target help for young voters in their election manifesto

The Liberal Democrat manifesto will include plans to "sack" Southern Rail, its Lewes candidate has said. Separately, the Lib Dems have already said they will add a penny to income tax rates to generate funding for the NHS, and guarantee the future of the so-called "Triple Lock" on state pension payments, introduced by the party during the coalition government.

Author: 0 General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

In one of the biggest shocks of the 2015 contest, the SNP's Roger Mullin achieved a huge 34.6% swing to win Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath with a near 10,000 majority. And a Panelbase poll of voting intentions put the Tories on 33 per cent in Scotland, still eleven points behind the SNP but 20 points ahead of Labour, suggesting the party could take as many as 11 seats from the nationalists.

Global News Rare Handwritten Harry Potter Prequel Stolen, Police Call on Fans to Help
Author: 0 Rare Handwritten Harry Potter Prequel Stolen, Police Call on Fans to Help

The Police from West Midlands issued a plea for the Potter memorabilia this Friday as the detectives were not able to break the case with their weak powers for investigating. The follow-up film finds young wizard Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and his friends, Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson), facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to discover a dark force that is terrorising the school.

Global News Another US Citizen Is Detained In North Korea
Author: 0 Another US Citizen Is Detained In North Korea

On Sunday, media reported that a fourth United States citizen was detained a day earlier by Pyongyang on suspicion of hostile acts. North Korea has detained a US citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" aimed at overthrowing the regime, just weeks after another American was arrested on similar charges, state-run media reported on Sunday.

Global News Can woman be given option to say no to triple talaq: SC
Author: 0 Can woman be given option to say no to triple talaq: SC

Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar, who along with four other judges, is hearing a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of triple talaq today suggested senior lawyer Kapil Sibal, representing the AIMPLB that a clause can be added on the nikaahnama to say that the marriage can't be dissolved by the husband by pronouncing instant triple talaq .

Author: 0 Liberal losses in BC cast doubt on energy projects

The NDP leads in one riding, Courtenay-Comox, by just nine votes over the Liberals. "This campaign is not over until all ballots are counted". "The game's not over", said Horgan, who refused to concede defeat on Wednesday. There were plenty of smiles and laughter early on at Liberal headquarters as the party took an early lead, but the mood became more tense as the evening progressed and the NDP began to catch up.

Author: 0 Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

The Syrian government called USA claims about the crematorium "totally untrue" and "fabrications by the imagination of this administration and its agents". The Trump administration accused the Syrian government of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the dead bodies in a large crematorium outside the capital.

Author: 0 Who was in Trump's meeting with the Russians?

Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin of IL said he senses from "very private" conversations that some of his Republican colleagues are beginning to crack, worn out and frustrated by the constant chaos coming from the White House . The prospect of more drama - Comey being called to testify, along with confirmation hearings for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director - could fill the air for weeks or months.

Global News SDSU Men's Golf Tied for 12th at Regionals
Author: 0 SDSU Men's Golf Tied for 12th at Regionals

Maverick McNealy paced Stanford for the second straight round, firing a 3-under 67. LSU was at 4-under 572, leading Duke (the only team to match par 288 Tuesday ) by seven strokes and Virginia by eight. "The golf course won today, for sure, and we were not very good", OR coach and former PGA Tour pro Casey Martin said. We're supposed to get some weather overnight and the course has been firm and fast.

Author: 0 Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

Defending Trump's actions, officials played down the importance and secrecy of the information, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement, and Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation.

Global News Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings
Author: 0 Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings

Reince Priebus, as White House chief of staff, is a member of the principals committee and presumably supports that group's plan, as would Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Journalists questioned White House press secretary Sean Spicer about the tweet during the briefing Friday. The former is the face of the White House, who briefs the press and functions as the contact for their questions.

Global News Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait
Author: 0 Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait

Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, center, visits the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, May 15, 2017. "The president has recently expressed his view that he wants to put a lot of effort into seeing if we can not advance a peace initiative between Israel and Palestine", Tillerson added.

Author: 0 Trump moves to settle Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Trump urged Netanyahu to "hold back on settlements for a little bit", and while he said he'd "love" to see the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem, he offered no indication it would happen soon. His meeting with Trump , according to former White House official and peace envoy Dennis Ross, gives him "relevance and a boost" on both the Palestinian front and the regional arena.

Global News Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel
Author: 0 Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

Germany's Chancellor Merkel's conservative party CDU has beaten the Social Democrats in Germany's most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia. In 2005-2009, Merkel also ruled in a grand right-left coalition with the SPD, while in 2009-2013, she relied on the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) for running another coalition Cabinet.

Author: 0 Republicans want to hear from Comey over Trump memo

Comey instead to pursue reporters in leak cases, according to associates of Comey who have seen private notes he wrote recounting the conversation. A spokesman for the bureau declined to comment for the New York Times report . "I said to myself, I said, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won".

Global News Outage hits Starbucks stores in US and Canada
Author: 0 Outage hits Starbucks stores in US and Canada

Starbucks would not say how many of its stores were affected or how many were still offline Tuesday afternoon. Our thoughts are with all of the Starbucks employees in the northeast who are likely enduring a ton of frustrated customers today.

Author: 0 Blumenthal: Trump request of Comey 'obstruction of justice.'

The conversation was reportedly in February in the Oval Office. The Times reported that the unclassified memo has not been viewed by the paper but that one of Comey's associates " read parts of the memo to a Times reporter". Inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the mood was darker still. Sen. John McCain says the latest revelations out of the Trump White House are "at a point where it's of Watergate size and scale".

Author: 0 Ready for N Korea talks if it halts weapons tests

It is because North Korea, according to them, now already possesses nuclear weapons that are able to directly strike not only American military bases in the Pacific but also the continental United States as well. North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's claim, if confirmed, would mark another big advance toward the North's goal of fielding a nuclear-tipped missile capable of ...

Author: 0 Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit

CPI inflation is expected to rise to a peak of 2.7% in Q2 2017 - higher than previously estimated - before falling to 2.6% in Q2 2018 and 2.2% in 2019, lower than the 2.8% and 2.5% previously predicted. The MPC was short one member at this decision after Charlotte Hogg left the bank, having resigned after failing to disclose a potential conflict of interest.

Author: 0 Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

It's my time to tell you that how fortunate and special I am to be blessed with a mother as caring, loving as you . I take this opportunity to thank you for your immeasurable contribution to my life. Mom, you've always been there for me. In US, Mother's Day celebration began in the early 20th century and the modern holiday of Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew's Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia.

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