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Author: 0 GOP senators question whether Cornyn should get FBI job

The candidates include the current acting director, a sitting congressman, a NY judge, and a former top Justice Department official during the George W. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. At least eight candidates for the FBI's top job have been interviewed in the week since Comey's dismissal.

Global News Macron pick for French premier about to be named
Author: 0 Macron pick for French premier about to be named

The ex-prime minister added he had considered "quitting" politics after last week's humiliating turn of events, but said he could not bring himself to do so because he did not want to be a "spectator" and was "needed" in Parliament. He can deal with both the left and the right parties, because he has worked with both [he participated in the campaign of Michel Rocard (socialist party), the prime minister under Francois Mitterrand].

Author: 0 Worldwide ransomware attacks: What we know

Within a few hours, the malware infected victims in 74 countries, including Russia , Turkey, Germany , Vietnam, and the Philippines, and it is likely spreading at a rate of five million emails per hour, said, experts. F-Secure's chief research officer Mikko Hypponen said Russian Federation and India were particularly hard-hit because many there were still using Windows XP .

Global News As Erdogan Visits Trump, Much Friction Between US And Turkey
Author: 0 As Erdogan Visits Trump, Much Friction Between US And Turkey

Turkey has opposed Trump's decision as he granted the Pentagon an official authorization to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria to fight against ISIS militants in Raqqa , a Syrian city taken over by ISIS in 2014. In remarks to reporters Friday, Erdogan appeared simultaneously to hold out hope that he could persuade Trump to change his mind - and to prepare for failure.

Author: 0 Few in US Support Trump's Firing of FBI Chief

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, at first saying he accepted recommendations from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein , that he be ousted because of the role he played a year ago in the investigation into Trump's presidential election challenger, Democrat Hillary Clinton, and the way she handled national security material on her private email server.

Global News Haley Echoes Trump Desire to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Haley Echoes Trump Desire to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

The wall is one of the holiest sites in Judaism, and it's visited by thousands of Jews from all over the world each day. Israel's Channel 2 reported this exchange occurred after the Trump team rejected a request for Netanyahu to accompany Trump on his visit to the Western Wall, becoming the first sitting US president to do so.

Author: 0 Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

Russian Federation denies the claims and the White House says there was no collusion. He tweeted, "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" HollywoodLife.com spoke to lawyers who told us EXCLUSIVELY what could happen next.

Author: 0 Lawmakers want answers from the White House after Trump's 'tapes' tweet

The potential threat posed by Comey apparently prompted Trump to reveal a tape recording system at the White House that could potentially be subpoenaed by congressional investigators in their ongoing Russian Federation probe. "The president has nothing further to add on that". Krishnamoorthi serves on the House's oversight committee as well. Ranking members on the House Judiciary Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent a letter Friday to the White House, saying "it is a ...

Global News Syrian government denies USA accusation of crematorium at prison
Author: 0 Syrian government denies USA accusation of crematorium at prison

While the recently declassified photos do show a building that could be construed as a crematorium , they do not provide absolute proof that this is the building's true objective. Cremating the bodies represents "an effort to cover up the extent of the mass murders", Jones said. Syrian activists say government forces are escalating attacks on opposition-held areas protected under a recently brokered cease-fire agreement.

Author: 0 Volvo Cars to start local assembly in India

No further contract and financial details will be disclosed, said a statement. "Starting vehicle assembly in India is an important step for Volvo Cars as we aim to grow our sales in this fast-growing market and double our market share in the premium segment in coming years", said chief executive Hakan Samuelsson.

Global News Rolf Harris to be released from prison
Author: 0 Rolf Harris to be released from prison

When sexual abuse by former BBC star Jimmy Savile was revealed, she said she told others "Rolf Harris will be next because he groped me". Harris has been attending the current trial via video-link but, after being released, will attend his trial in person.

Global News MEPs call for Article 7 to be triggered against Hungary
Author: 0 MEPs call for Article 7 to be triggered against Hungary

If the EU notices a "serious and persistent breach" of these values it can activate Article 7 and suspend membership rights, such as voting in the EU Council or access to the single market. The European Commission has so far ruled out that there is be a systematic threat to the rule of law in Hungary. Liberal EU lawmaker Sophie In't Veld said Prime Minister Viktor Orban "has systematically undermined all critical voices and opposition forces".

Global News White House offers muted response on Comey memo
Author: 0 White House offers muted response on Comey memo

He added: "Whether there are mitigating circumstances remains to be seen". "If America does not know how to behave in a trustworthy way, other states, not only Israel, will start sifting the information that they provide", Mr Mordechai Kedar, a retired lieutenant-colonel in Israeli military intelligence, said in an interview after a report emerged that Israel was the source of the information.

Global News Over 30 feared missing as Goa bridge collapses
Author: 0 Over 30 feared missing as Goa bridge collapses

Search and rescue ops have been intensified. The footbridge is noted to be from Portuguese era and was closed for Public use. "A lot of people came to witness the developments from the bridge and the structure collapsed". "Nine naval divers with boats and associated equipment rush to Curchorem, south Goa bridge collapse site, for search-and-rescue operations", the Navy tweeted.

Global News Moon Seeks to Mend China Ties Over Thaad in Call With Xi
Author: 0 Moon Seeks to Mend China Ties Over Thaad in Call With Xi

President Donald Trump's invitation to his newly-elected South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in of a meeting in Washington was accepted, the White House said in a statement released Wednesday. Relations with Japan have also been rocky despite an agreement reached between the two governments in 2015 regarding reparations for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery during Japan's colonial rule.

Global News HBSE 12th Result 2017 Today, Check Haryana Board Result at bseh
Author: 0 HBSE 12th Result 2017 Today, Check Haryana Board Result at bseh

The Chairman of HBSE Mr.Jagbir Singh will publish Haryana Board 12th Results 2017 on its official web portal at bseh.org.in, indiaresults.com, hbse.nic.in. The results would be announced after 10 AM. Along with this candidates should carry the important information i.e. registration number, roll number and other required information for checking the results.

Global News Labour loses power in Glasgow after nearly 40 years
Author: 0 Labour loses power in Glasgow after nearly 40 years

Both Labour and the Conservatives had five councillors elected, with the result for the Tories up four on five years ago. "We won the local government election in Gordon this week, beating the SNP into second place". Nicola Sturgeon hailed the Scottish local elections as an "emphatic" win for the SNP - despite the Tories gaining 167 seats and returning a record number of councillors.

Author: 0 Netanyahu Denies Asking Trump Not to Move Embassy

The warnings from USA officials across government agencies - including from some inside the West Wing - add to the steady stream of cautionary advice Gulf state diplomats and top Arab officials have shared with Trump and top White House advisers.

Author: 0 Fired FBI Director James Comey called to testify before House Oversight Committee

Trump removed Comey in the middle of a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian interference in the the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia. President Donald Trump's transition team was told weeks before his inauguration that Michael Flynn was under federal investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for the Turkish government.

Author: 0 England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

Attackers used malware , which infects computers and takes control of user data. Yesterday was the first big test for Asia, where most offices had already been closed for the weekend before the attack first started. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has confirmed there has not been a second wave of cyber attacks on NHS trusts since the attacks on Friday. Shipper FedEx Corp said some of its Windows computers were also infected.

Author: 0 Canada - Emergency in Montreal for heavy floods

Almost 2,000 homes have been flooded in 126 affected towns and cities, with authorities urging residents to evacuate before it is too late. He said officials are prepared to remove people from their homes if they refuse to evacuate. The premier said he donated money on Tuesday morning. In addition to Montreal, eight localities declared states of emergency. The soldiers will be helping firefighters and municipal authorities.

Global News Trump Asked FBI's Comey to Drop Flynn Inquiry
Author: 0 Trump Asked FBI's Comey to Drop Flynn Inquiry

During the campaign a year ago, Trump praised Putin and voiced hope that badly strained Russia-U.S. relations would improve, but there have been few signs of closer cooperation against terrorism. That could come either through the appointment of a special prosecutor, or the creation of a congressional commission - two moves the Republican leadership has so far resisted.

Global News Goya Foods ending sponsorship of NYC parade after 60 years
Author: 0 Goya Foods ending sponsorship of NYC parade after 60 years

During the 1970s, FALN claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings across New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera has been freed from house arrest after decades in custody. Jose runs down a litany of education reforms and programs in which Lopez Rivera was instrumental-Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES), the Latin American and Latino Studies Program and the Latino Cultural Center (the first of its kind in ...

Global News Syrians say mass hangings U.S. 'lies'
Author: 0 Syrians say mass hangings U.S. 'lies'

Western monitors and watchdog groups say they have evidence of mass killings in Syrian government prisons, although there have been no substantiated allegations on the use of a crematorium. Diplomats involved in the talks told Al Jazeera that Staffan de Mistura, the UN's Syria envoy, and the Russian ambassador in Geneva were trying to convince parties involved in the talks to focus on "the counterterrorism issue as well as the drafting of a new constitution, and to put the other two issues ...

Global News Provost says Labour row will be resolved
Author: 0 Provost says Labour row will be resolved

But Labour, which has also pledged to nationalise the railways and Royal Mail, said it could be done at no net expense to the public purse and that consumers would see their bills come down by as much as £220 a year. This analysis comes in the wake of two separate sets of polling data - one from YouGov and one from ICM/The Guardian - that suggest Labour is not only trailing by a wide margin in the national polls, but is performing worse than the national picture in the marginal seats they ...

Global News Trump confident travel ban is lawful
Author: 0 Trump confident travel ban is lawful

But no matter which way this case and the appeal pending before the Fourth Circuit pan out, Mr Trump's travel ban seems bound for a trip to one more array of judges: the nine justices of the Supreme Court. Because Congress has already adopted a scheme regarding when people may be excluded from the country for terror-related activities, the president can not override that with his travel ban, they argue.

Global News Macedonian president gives mandate for coalition government
Author: 0 Macedonian president gives mandate for coalition government

After a closed-door meeting with Zaev today, Ivanov told reporters that "the SDSM has secured a majority and I formally grant a mandate to the party with the parliamentary majority". The ethnic Albanian parties demanded that the Albanian language be designated a second official language as a condition for joining a new government.

Global News Mass. unemployment inched up in April
Author: 0 Mass. unemployment inched up in April

Kentucky Labor Market Information Director Kate Shirley Akers said in a release that individuals who stopped working over the past few years appear to be searching for employment again. MA added 3,900 jobs in April, according to the preliminary job estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. MA continues to add jobs, however. Year-over-year, Washington has added an estimated 76,500 new jobs.

Author: 0 Senators draw first blood in conference final

Ryan, in alone, had a two-point night and top-shelf on the backhand to beat Marc-Andre Fleury at 4:59 of overtime. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan challenged his team to stop searching for the flawless shot and just fire it at Anderson instead after Pittsburgh struggled to create any traffic in front of the goaltender during a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 1.

Author: 0 Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79

The brother of 12-year-old John Kilbride, who was strangled after Hindley lured him away from a market in November 1963, said "good riddance" to Brady but conceded his death would not help ease the pain. Makin said that Brady only talked about his funeral arrangements, but did not bring up a conversation on the whereabouts of little Keith's supposed grave.

Author: 0 House GOP Leader Suggested Putin Was Paying Trump

McCarthy, R-Calif., according to the report . The real question is why House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, and other GOP leaders laughed so readily. But Ryan , flexing both his political and P90X muscles, wasn't having it; he told the room that this private conversation needed to remain private, saying: "No leaks..." Ryan: ...on Trump and like delivered it to...to who? Ryan: "What's said in the family stays in the family".

Author: 0 Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'

Mr Mueller, whose appointment was announced by the Justice Department, will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he might uncover. Cummings has vigorously urged such an appointment, suggesting it could lead to accusations of obstruction of justice. Democrats and some of the president's fellow Republicans had demanded an independent probe of whether Russian Federation tried to sway the outcome of November's election in favor of Trump and against Democrat Hillary ...

Author: 0 Trump Campaign Had Over a Dozen Secret Conversations With Russian Officials

Current and former officials familiar with the calls and emails told Reuters that six of the contacts were phone calls between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak. On Nov. 30, the Justice Department let Flynn know they were looking into his lobbying work; on January 4, he told White House counsel Don McGahn, then the transition team's chief lawyer, about the investigation; and two days later, Flynn's attorney alerted transition ...

Global News Texas lands top prep recruit Mohamed Bamba
Author: 0 Texas lands top prep recruit Mohamed Bamba

Bamba revealed the decision in a Player's Tribune piece . Was ranked No. 2 by Rivals (Greg Oden was No. 1) when he signed with Texas in 2006. "The world is bigger than 94 by 50 feet, and we all agreed that Texas offers me an exceptional opportunity to blaze my own trail on the basketball front with the comfort of knowing that no matter what happens, I've got an unrivaled support network to lean on for whenever the ball stops bouncing", he concluded.

Author: 0 French ex-prime minister Valls offers to back Macron in June elections

If another party wins a majority, Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation". "The National Front is a tool that will evolve to be more efficient, bring even more people together after the number of voters we reached last night".

Author: 0 The Ebola Virus Is Back In Congo

The WHO said the outbreak, the eighth to date in DR Congo, had affected an equatorial forest region hard to access in Bas-Uele province, bordering Central African Republic. The virus can spread from animals, such as monkeys or bats, to humans. DRC's Minister of Health, Oly Ilunga, confirmed the outbreak in a television address.

Global News Hawaii senator plans surgery for kidney cancer
Author: 0 Hawaii senator plans surgery for kidney cancer

Hirono says she will continue to work during her treatment. Hirono, 69, said in a news release Tuesday that following the procedures no identifiable disease will be left untreated. "I look forward to continuing to work together with Mazie on the issues that reflect our Hawaii values and priorities". Hirono was also the first elected female Senator from Hawaii, the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate, the first U.S.