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Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend may be spared jail

Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend may be spared jail Lavinia Woodward , a Christ Church student, has been convicted of stabbing her boyfriend in the leg in September of a year ago. Blind with rage, she then hurled a glass, a jam jar and a laptop at the shocked man. Prosecuting Cathy Olliver said at the time of the attack her behaviour had " deteriorated " until she snapped whilst her boyfriend was speaking to his mother on Skype. [Full Article...]

Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson

Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson In an unusual move, Netanyahu also partially released the minutes of a meeting he had with Trump in Washington in February, showing he had pressed the new president to move the embassy. Among the main bones of contention are Netanyahu insisting that the Palestinians recognise Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people and the Palestinians calling for a halt to Israeli settlement buildin... [Full Article...]

FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president

In fact, Comey does not believe there are any incriminating tapes in Trump's possession, and he intends to give interviews, pen Op-Ed pieces, and write a book about his experience. Arizona Republican representative Trent Franks defended Trump. "Obstruction of justice is both a federal crime and a well-established ground for impeachment", Yeomans wrote last week. [Full Article...]

Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer

Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday stressed continued cooperation with the USA against terrorism during his first meeting with President Donald Trump at the Oval Office. Shortly after Erdogan arrived in Washington , Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told his party members that with Syrian Kurds "is not something acceptable" for Turkey. [Full Article...]

Ottawa downplays Trump intelligence sharing with Russian Federation

In interviews, multiple White House officials indicated they feel under siege - unsure who in the intelligence community was leaking, how much damaging information was out there, when the next proverbial shoe would drop and what Trump might say. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's ouster comes back to haunt Trump

Mark Warner of Virginia, top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said he would ask Comey for additional material as part of that panel's investigation. Democrats reacted sharply to the news, calling for Comey to testify about what he knows. News of the reported Comey allegations prompted swift reaction on Capitol Hill. [Full Article...]

Israel said to be source of intelligence Trump revealed to Russians

Trump revealed the name of the city in the Islamic State's territory where the threat was detected, information so sensitive that The Post refrained from publishing because officials familiar with the matter warned the paper that such information would jeopardize future intelligence operations. [Full Article...]

French right torn apart as Macron, new PM prepare to name government

French right torn apart as Macron, new PM prepare to name government Additionally, all current MPs whom the REM has so far given tickets to are drawn from the Socialist party. Mr Macron appointed Mr Philippe, a lawmaker from the moderate wing of The Republicans party, on Monday (May 15) to head his first government in a move aimed at broadening his political appeal and weakening opponents before parliamentary elections in June. [Full Article...]

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

The Homer Secretary added: "I hope the public also take this campaign to their hearts and recognise the importance of establishing a permanent place of remembrance". "You feel like you're coming to do what you were meant to do", he said. "But when they experience this particular event, it gives you a sense of pride knowing that you're doing something that really counts". [Full Article...]

Senators Toomey, Casey react to report Trump shared classified info with Russians

These countries share vast amounts of information and promise not to spy on each other. Several other publications quickly picked up the story. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, described the White House as being "in a downward spiral right now and have got to figure out a way to come to grips with all that's happening". [Full Article...]

McCain: Donald Trump's Scandals Have Reached 'Watergate Size and Scale'

File image of U.S. senator John McCain . The Arizona Republican, speaking Tuesday night at a dinner where he was receiving the International Republican Institute's Freedom Award, said, "We've seen this movie before", the Daily Beast reports. [Full Article...]

Two Dead After Private Plane Crashes Near New Jersey's Teterboro Airport

Two Dead After Private Plane Crashes Near New Jersey's Teterboro Airport According to the local media reports, the twin-engine Learjet 35 had departed from Philadelphia and was to land in New Jersey. Emergency responders spent more than an hour extingushing the fire, which police said torched cars in the parking lot. [Full Article...]

How to protect yourself from the massive worldwide cyberattack

How to protect yourself from the massive worldwide cyberattack The security holes it exploits were disclosed several weeks ago by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has published what it says are hacking tools used by the NSA as part of its intelligence-gathering. Cybersecurity expert Ralph Echemendia called WannaCry, "the biggest Ransomware attack of all time". It's on track to be one of the biggest recorded ransomware attacks ever, with tens of... [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger: No new goalkeeper for Arsenal in the summer

Behind champions Chelsea and Tottenham, Liverpool (73 points, one match remaining), City (72 points, two matches remaining) and Arsenal (69 points, two matches remaining) are chasing the final two top-four spots. Arsene Wenger's men continued to dominate in the second half but were finding it tough to break down a stubborn Sunderland defence. "We have to focus on our job and not look at how... [Full Article...]

Trump's disclosure put spy in danger

The Israeli officials told BuzzFeed that Trump's sharing the information with Russians had Israel's "worst fears confirmed", when it came to sensitive intelligence. Such sharing "could be a risk for our sources", the official said. The revelation was first reported by the Washington Post . Turnbull called it "the bedrock of our national security". [Full Article...]

Arguments presented by Pakistan at ICJ

He further added that denial of counselor access was a "fatal" breach of the Vienna Convention rules. "The situation we find ourselves in is grave and it is urgent and is the reason we have sought the indulgence of this court for a hearing on the indication of provisional measures", he told the court during the 90-minute session on Monday morning. [Full Article...]

Trump extends support to Turkey in fight against terrorism

Trump extends support to Turkey in fight against terrorism Trump highlighted his support for Turkey in the fight against terror and terror groups, including ISIS and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) - considered a terrorist group by the U.S., Turkey and Europe. In return, Trump may have had to give Erdogan assurances that Gulen will be closely monitored while the USA courts examine an extradition request and pledge that Washington will eventua... [Full Article...]

United Nations slams DPRK's latest ballistic missile test

United Nations slams DPRK's latest ballistic missile test The missile, launched at a steep angle, reached an altitude of 2000km and travelled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan. Analysts estimated its ranged as 4,500 kilometers which would put the U.S. The rocket reached a height of 2,111km and hit its target 787km away, the news agency reported, claiming the device is "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". [Full Article...]

Rash of media murders highlights deadly threats in Mexico

Rash of media murders highlights deadly threats in Mexico The official was not authorised to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, the Associated Press news agency reported. Journalists and photographers hold up pictures of journalists who have been killed during a demonstration against the murder of journalist Javier Valdez , at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico. [Full Article...]

We showed a lot of guts against Pakistan, says Roston Chase

This was Pakistan's first ever series win in West Indies . Azhar Ali's part-time leg-spin broke a stubborn fourth-wicket partnership as the West Indies reached 152 for four in reply to Pakistan's first innings 376 at tea on the third day of the third and final Test on Friday.Having batted grittily for nearly three hours at Windsor Park in Dominica, Shai Hope mistimed a drive off the very ... [Full Article...]

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