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Lawmakers call on Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

Lawmakers call on Trump to turn over any Comey tapes Trump, in an NBC interview on Thursday, said that he had been intending to fire Comey - whom he derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander" - for months and that it had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation. The former Director of National Intelligence - an Obama appointee who retired in January - sounded the alarm days after Trump abruptly ousted the FBI director investigating hi... [Full Article...]

Hamilton celebrates hard-fought Spanish GP win over Vettel

Vettel pitted a lap later, but his stop was under green flag conditions at full race speed - allowing Hamilton to gain vital seconds. "I was surprised that when I came out we were so close", Vettel said. Bottas retired 38 laps later, having started with an engine that had already done four races and was hurriedly shoe-horned into the auto overnight on Friday after a water leak was discovered. [Full Article...]

EU urges member nations to share more refugees

EU urges member nations to share more refugees Eastern European countries like Hungary and Poland have opposed an EU plan adopted in 2015 to take in 160,000 Syrian, Eritrean and Iraqi asylum seekers from Greece and Italy . Greece has seen numbers drop after the European Union sealed a deal with Turkey that cut off this route, but Italy is now under bigger pressure with arrivals from the shores of lawless Libya. [Full Article...]

Trump Intel Sharing Likely to Leave Allies Anxious

Trump Intel Sharing Likely to Leave Allies Anxious The Washington Post reported the disclosure late Monday just as senators were arriving for an evening vote, and many shared the information as it was unfolding. In his conversations with the Russian officials, Trump appeared to be boasting about his knowledge of the looming threats, telling them he was briefed on "great intel every day", an official with knowledge of the exchange said, according ... [Full Article...]

Spend more, tax the rich: UK's Labour stakes election turf

However, although surveys have suggested the public like Labour's ideas, they do not envisage the party as a credible alternative government or Corbyn as the new British prime minister. The Labour leader said he wanted "diversity" in the media, with "responsible journalism" and a "multiplicity of ownership". There will be no "bogus targets". [Full Article...]

Hanford Nuclear Reservation tunnel collapse triggers alert

Hanford Nuclear Reservation tunnel collapse triggers alert FILE - In this July 9, 2014, photo, a sign informs visitors of prohibited items on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington. While a portion of the tunnel roof did collapse, officials said "there is still no indication of a release of contamination from the hole". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: I'll get deal done on Middle East peace

Later, before a lunch in the Cabinet Room, Trump sounded even more optimistic about one of the toughest issues in global politics, saying: "Let's see if we can find the solution". Like previous U.S. leaders, Trump faces numerous obstacles in the long-shot bid. That move would likely spark Palestinian fury and is privately seen by many in the Israel and USA security establishments as needless... [Full Article...]

Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea

Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea North Korean state media said Monday that the missile Pyongyang test-fired on Sunday is a new weapon, able to carry a heavy nuclear warhead to unprecedented distances - possibly as far as USA soil. The Sunday launch of the Hwangson-12 medium-range ballistic missile was successful. Beijing has cited United Nations resolutions for all of its measures against North Korea. [Full Article...]

Have you registered to vote in the General Election?

Have you registered to vote in the General Election? According to The Electoral Commission, around seven million people are unregistered. "A person applying in December meets the qualification if they will be 18 within 12 months of the 1 December of the next year - nearly two years away". You can register online or via post all within the time it takes to boil the kettle and make a cup of tea. You need to do this by 5pm on 31 May. [Full Article...]

Trump's comments on Muslims could end the travel ban

Trump's comments on Muslims could end the travel ban Wynn said . "There was sort of a wink and a nod". A statement supporting the "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" that remained on Trump's campaign website from December 7, 2015, was removed Monday, though it is unclear if that followed questions for White House Spokesman Sean Spicer during an afternoon news conference about why the statement remained online... [Full Article...]

18 fraternity brothers face hundreds of charges in Penn State hazing death

18 fraternity brothers face hundreds of charges in Penn State hazing death Piazza died on February 4 after being transported to Penn State Hershey Medical Center, having suffered a non-recoverable brain injury, life threatening spleen injury and other trauma. The criminal charges were announced Friday, just before the university held spring graduation ceremonies. Five of the eight are charged with tampering with evidence for attempting to cover up information as poli... [Full Article...]

Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) 1Q17 earnings In Line With Street View

Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) 1Q17 earnings In Line With Street View As for the mean price target, it implies upside of 3.92% from the $9.43 prior closing price. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. [Full Article...]

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

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, who now faces a hard choice in deciding whether to back the Liberals in a minority government, told reporters Wednesday that he is willing to negotiate with the other two parties. Also notable was how Andy MacKinnon rode the Green wave to within 750 votes of veteran municipal politician Desjardins. At the current seat count - 43 Liberals, 41 NDP and three Greens... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Kimmel set to return as host for 90th Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel set to return as host for 90th Oscars Jimmy Kimmel is returning to host the Oscars in 2018. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the late night host has signed on to host the 90th edition of the annual awards ceremony following a successful and well-received job at 2017's ceremony. [Full Article...]

In the race to unseat Iran's president, two conservatives emerge as contenders

In the race to unseat Iran's president, two conservatives emerge as contenders When sanctions peaked between 2011 and 2014, Iranians saw their incomes drop by more than 20%, to just over $5,300 on average. "At this point, it is hard to see Raisi winning the election without help from the IRGC and the Guardian Council in the form of voter fraud". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Deletes Tweet Calling Mahmoud Abbas Meeting 'an Honor'

Trump further said that that the two sides must continue to build their partnership to counter and defeat terrorism. There's such hatred, " US President Donald Trump said as he met with Palestinian Authority President at the White House in Washington . [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly reveals highly classified information during meeting with Russians

Trump reportedly reveals highly classified information during meeting with Russians According to Panetta, the ally who provided the information that was reportedly relayed to the Russians could cut off any type of intelligence provided to the United States in the future. Trump was already fending off questions about his firing of FBI Director James Comey amid an investigation of possible collusion by Trump associates in Russian interference with the US election. [Full Article...]

U.S. warns 'third country sanctions' on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to State Department employees, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the State Department in Washington . "I'd say we're about dial setting five or six right now, with a strong call of countries all over the world to fully implement the U.N. [Full Article...]

Budget 2017: $75b plan to create more than 60000 jobs

A hostile Senate blocked several key planks of that Budget. The government will impose a fee on businesses that employ foreign workers, which is expected to raise AUD1.2 billion over four years. "Banks will also be held to account if they try and hide misconduct by executives with new mandatory reporting requirements". "If in breach, they can be deregistered and disqualified from holding execu... [Full Article...]

Unsafe to deal with unaccounted money: Arun Jaitley

Unsafe to deal with unaccounted money: Arun Jaitley With the aid of data analytics, the Income Tax Department has identified 60,000 such cases. The department has chose to close the verification in cases where there was justifiable explanation of source of cash. Chandra further said that they had identified around 17.92 lakh persons in whose case the cash transactions did not appear in line with the taxpayers' profiles. [Full Article...]


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