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Author: 0 Coroner: Killer Brady's ashes mustn't be scattered on moor

Brady's demise merits headlines because, as the American songwriter Mark Kozelek wrote about the death of the serial killer Richard Ramirez, "these things mark time and make us pause". Brady had repeatedly asked to be allowed to die and had been force-fed since 1999 when he started a hunger strike. In February he was refused permission to launch a High Court fight to have the lawyer of his choice representing him at a tribunal where the decision would be reviewed.

Author: 0 Comey documented 'everything he could remember' after Trump conversations

Trump has empowered ardent supporters by calling it ridiculous that he is suspected of colluding with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to win the White House and labeling such allegations as part of a plot to discredit his election. Mark Warner of Virginia, top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said he would ask Comey for additional material as part of the panel's investigation.

Global News Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?
Author: 0 Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

The existence of Trump's request is the clearest evidence the president has tried to directly influence the Justice Department and FBI investigation into links between Trump's associates and Russian Federation, the newspaper reported. The Republican chairman of the House oversight committee is requesting that the FBI turn over all documents and recordings that detail communications between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump.

Global News Kurds disappointed by Trump statements after Erdogan meeting
Author: 0 Kurds disappointed by Trump statements after Erdogan meeting

Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said the altercation broke out between two groups, but he didn't elaborate on the circumstances. And the two countries are at odds over Trump's decision to arm Kurdish militias that are helping in the fight to rout ISIS from its Syrian stronghold in Raqqa .

Author: 0 Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

Speaking at the launch of The Labour Party Manifesto in Bradford , he said: " Today we set out vision to transform Britain for the 21st century". "This is a programme of hope". "The Labour Party campaign has outshone the Tories' comfortably". "But, actually I think there's an very bad lot of uncertainty about whether you could actually raise that amount of tax ".

Global News UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests

North Korea on Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast amid tense relations with U.S., worldwide media reported. "To that end, the Security Council demanded the Democratic People's Republic of Korea conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests", the council said, adding that it was ready to impose further sanctions on the country.

Global News Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race
Author: 0 Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

Rouhani, a pragmatist cleric, was elected in 2013 by 51 per cent of votes on promises to ease Iran's worldwide isolation and end the house arrest of opposition leaders. Qalibaf's dropping out may serve to get him more votes in his challenge to Rouhani. Similar to the situation prior to the election of Rouhani in 2013 that ousted Ahmadinejad, under whom Iran's ties with the West hit a new low, joblessness amongst the youth and lack of economic upliftment became the key political issue in Iran.

Global News North Korea missile tests: USA warns against supporting Pyongyang
Author: 0 North Korea missile tests: USA warns against supporting Pyongyang

DPRK leader Kim Jong-un declared in January that Pyongyang was preparing for the final stages of testing an ICBM. "So I take him at his word ... and that should provide all of us with a sense of urgency to address this problem now". He said South Korea's new leader had been clear that his government would respond to North Korean provocations and would consider dialogue only if and when there was a change in the North's behavior.

Author: 0 India recall Rohit, Ashwin, Shami for ICC Champions Trophy

Ajinkya Rahane has been included in the team as a backup opener to replace Rohit or Shikhar if either of them gets injured during the tournament. Indian will start the champions trophy as a clear favourite but there would also have to cope with the pressure of being the defending champions.

Global News Derek McInnes: Rangers should be
Author: 0 Derek McInnes: Rangers should be "embarrassed" to finish behind Aberdeen

Gers manager Pedro Caixinha's claim the Dons are about to be usurped by the Light Blues has angered the Aberdeen manager , who takes his side to Ibrox tonight. He said: "At this stage of the season you always get asked about players and speculation". "We all talk a great game about tactics and formations and this that and the other, it's a results-driven business".

Author: 0 Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

The answer, they found Tuesday evening, was demanding former FBI Director James Comey give up the goods. "Everyone is walking around saying, 'What is next?'" In addition to disrupting a vital flow of intelligence and possibly endangering agents on the ground, Trump has let the world know that he and his administration can not be trusted with sensitive information.

Global News Erdogan, Trump reaffirm joint fight against terror
Author: 0 Erdogan, Trump reaffirm joint fight against terror

The meeting comes amid strong disagreements between the US and Turkey regarding Washington's support for the YPG as Turkey views the group as the Syrian offshoot of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) organization. Trump said that the United States would deliver military equipment to Turkey to help them combat the terrorist threat. "Human rights and democracy are not part of Trump's agenda, but we hope that he abandons this stance", Tanrikulu said.

Author: 0 Israel fuming at US's concern over embassy move to Jerusalem

According to US law, if the president wants to continue keeping the embassy in Tel Aviv, he must sign a waiver every six months explaining why. "The President is being very careful to understand how such a decision would impact a peace process", he said .

Author: 0 Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

The request was made by Trump after Flynn resigned as the national security advisor following surfacing of reports that he had maintained links with the Russians. Trump himself has not weighed in on the story to confirm or reverse the White House's statement, as he has with this week's revelation that he revealed sensitive intelligence to Russian diplomats.

Global News Putin: I Can Prove Trump Passed No Secrets
Author: 0 Putin: I Can Prove Trump Passed No Secrets

President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to Russian officials isn't the first time his team's handling of secrets has raised alarm bells. Senior Republicans on Tuesday evening conceded that cracks were beginning to form in the party, with an uncertain path ahead. The officials said transition officials removed classified materials from secure rooms and carried them between buildings in Washington without permission.

Author: 0 Trump defends right to share 'terrorism facts' with Russians

The reliability of White House statements was again questioned after the firing of FBI Director James Comey last week and then in this week's intelligence flap. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to speak publicly, would not say which country's intelligence was divulged.

Global News White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'
Author: 0 White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

Although top aides on Monday had declared reports about Trump's discussions false, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday sought instead to downplay the significance of the information Trump revealed. According to officials, the information had been supplied by a U.S. ally - identified by some media outlets as Israel - in the fight against the militant group.

Global News White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers
Author: 0 White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

The City of Marshalltown is fortunate to have dedicated and compassionate public safety professionals serving in our community. The men and women of the Marshalltown Police Department strive each day to provide exceptional police services. Previous year also saw the highest number of officers killed in ambush-style attacks in over two decades. So far, in 2017, there have been 46 law enforcement deaths in the United States.

Global News Wenger pins hopes on last-day Arsenal coup
Author: 0 Wenger pins hopes on last-day Arsenal coup

Arsenal trail Liverpool by a point and City by three going into the final week of the season, where they face Everton at home. We now have 72 and want to go to 75. I didn't count the number of people who were in the seats. "Man United, they will bounce back as well next season", Wenger said. Then I said, "I really believe we can do that, it would be great".

Global News Trump Today: President defends his information sharing with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump Today: President defends his information sharing with Russian Federation

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. Following a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trump said only that his meeting last week with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was "very, very successful".

Global News U.S. urges India, Pak to engage in direct dialogue
Author: 0 U.S. urges India, Pak to engage in direct dialogue

The International Court of Justice will decide whether to order Pakistan to temporarily halt the execution of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav after what India termed a "farcical" military trial in Pakistan, following a day of intense public hearings at the Peace Palace here.

Global News PGA Tournament Odds: AT&T Byron Nelson 5/16/17
Author: 0 PGA Tournament Odds: AT&T Byron Nelson 5/16/17

The Masters Champion had a few weeks off before he went to the Players, and although he lit up the stadium course with a hole in one on the 17th hole it was a final round to forget for Sergio who ended up T30. He came agonizingly close to winning past year, eventually losing to Sergio Garcia in a playoff, but Koepka returns to a favored track with form in his favor.

Global News Trump, Erdogan Vow Friendship Despite Anger Over Kurds
Author: 0 Trump, Erdogan Vow Friendship Despite Anger Over Kurds

The United States sees the YPG as distinct from the PKK and as a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State. Elaborating upon his definition of terrorist groups, Erdoğan named the PYD, which is Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party, and the YPG, the People's Protection Units Kurdish militia fighting ISIS within the USA -backed multisectarian, multiethnic Syrian Democratic Forces .

Author: 0 Mexican leading investigative journalist in combating drug traffickers is shot dead

Pena Nieto condemned Valdez's killing and said he had instructed federal prosecutors to support local authorities investigating "this outrageous crime". Valdez was recognized with the International Press Freedom Award in 2011 by CPJ, which released a report this month warning that widespread impunity leaves journalists vulnerable to attacks in Mexico.

Author: 0 Whitbread plc's (WTB) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley

South Street Advisors Llc sold 24,705 shares as Abbvie Inc (ABBV)'s stock 0.00%. With 568,200 avg volume, 13 days are for Transenterix $ (NYSEMKT:TRXC)'s short sellers to cover TRXC's short positions. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ENQ in report on Tuesday, November 22 with "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank.

Author: 0 Former AG Eric Holder Calls Jeff Sessions New Policy 'Dumb on Crime'

This change, announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reverses lighter sentencing rules established under the Obama administration. This takes away the discretion from prosecutors to charge a lesser offense but leaves some level of flexibility in place.

Global News US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
Author: 0 US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Technically speaking, the communication lines are not physically cut, but the dialogue channel is not operating as North Korea has not responded to South Korean officials' daily contact over the phone. "The US reaffirmed its strong commitment to the security and defence of South Korea", Yoon Young-chan, the top press secretary of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, told the media.

Global News New South Korean president will visit US next month
Author: 0 New South Korean president will visit US next month

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Elbio Rosselli, Uruguay's ambassador to the United Nations and president of the Security Council for the month of May, indicated that the council would continue to consider the North Korean issue, but did not indicate when the next steps might come.

Global News Oil rises 2% after Saudi and Russian Federation back longer supply cut
Author: 0 Oil rises 2% after Saudi and Russian Federation back longer supply cut

At the same time, Brent crude oil futures were up 0.41% at US$52.03 per barrel while the West Texas Intermediate grew 0.41% to US$49.05 per barrel. US light crude was also 30 cents higher at $49.15 a barrel. Global oil markets are on course to reach a supply-demand balance in 2017, the IEA said, with supply deficits expected to pick up speed in the near term.

Author: 0 Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

There is a catch, however. Rice University political scientist Mark Jones noted that for all the other 10 candidates, the Federal Bureau of Investigation job would appear to be a step up, while for Cornyn, who is already playing a critical role as the No.

Author: 0 Israel seeks to contain fallout from Trump intel sharing

Turmoil in the White House in recent weeks has overshadowed Republican legislative priorities such as healthcare and tax reform. When the report burst forth alleging that President Donald Trump had revealed highly classified information to Russian diplomats, the White House quickly dispatched Trump's national security adviser to declare that the story "as reported is false".

Global News Man jailed for 22 years for attacking tourists
Author: 0 Man jailed for 22 years for attacking tourists

Heinze had reportedly beaten up the German tourist in the head with a hammer and repeatedly rammed her with his four-wheel drive as she tried to flee to seek help. Justice Kelly said the heroes were two brothers, a group of fishermen and the local roadhouse owner who, she said, all played a role in rescuing the women as well as helping police capture their attacker despite the terror and fear they felt on the day.

Global News French president pushes Paris Olympic bid, forms government
Author: 0 French president pushes Paris Olympic bid, forms government

Los Angeles bid chairman Casey Wasserman has admitted they are cautious about asking Trump to Lima, recounting the " very bad " stories from the 2009 vote in Copenhagen when some International Olympic Committee members were said to be furious to be kept waiting outside the venue whilst then-US president Barack Obama's security detail swept the building having flown in to give his support to Chicago .

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