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Senior White House Adviser Under Scrutiny in Russia Investigation

Whether or not it's happening is a witch hunt , Trump set up this whole process when he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Trump has repeatedly slammed the FBI and congressional investigations as a "hoax" and blamed disgruntled officials at intelligence agencies for leaking information related to the probes. [Full Article...]

Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron is coming under mounting pressure from senior party figures who believe his anti-Brexit message is failing to convince would-be voters, according to reports . "We want to ensure that at the very least we still have membership of the single market". And in an appeal to voters to support the Lib Dems , he said: "Theresa May and Nigel Farage's cold, mean-spirited Britai... [Full Article...]

Iran election: Hassan Rouhani on course for second term

Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, the other two candidates, so far received 455,211 and 210,597 votes respectively. According to a Globe and Mail report , Iranian officials asked Ottawa in April to allow polling stations to be set up for the May 19 election. [Full Article...]

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in takes an oath during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, May 10, 2017. China says its influence has been exaggerated and has called on South Korea and the U.S.to end large-scale wargames seen as threatening by North Korea in exchange for the North suspending its missile launches and nuclear tests. [Full Article...]

President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh

President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh Sen. Jerry Feierstein, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute, agreed that Trump's persona has helped endear him to these leaders. Melania Trump wore a black pantsuit with a golden belt and did not cover her head for the arrival, consistent with custom for foreign dignitaries visiting Saudi Arabia . [Full Article...]

Assange Not to Ask France for Asylum Personally - Lawyer

Assange Not to Ask France for Asylum Personally - Lawyer He also says he would be "happy" to discuss the case with the U.S. Department of Justice despite U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions saying that arresting Assange is a priority. It said in a statement: "Westminster Magistrates' Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Julian Assange following him failing to surrender to the court on the 29 June 2012". [Full Article...]

Trump greeted by King Salman in Riyadh

Trump greeted by King Salman in Riyadh President Donald Trump had criticized former first lady Michelle Obama for not wearing a head scarf during a January 2015 visit to the nation with then-President Barack Obama. The kingdom backs efforts to topple the Syrian government, which counts Iran and Russian Federation as its closest allies. Al-Awwad said the meeting between King Salman and Trump is expected to strengthen and deepen the un... [Full Article...]

Macron says intel-sharing with US to continue

The troops are part of Operation Barkhane , the counter-terror operation whose mission is to target jihadist groups operating in the Sahel region south of the Sahara . Macron, a newcomer to worldwide diplomacy, put counter-terrorism at the top of his security priorities during the election campaign, vowing to strengthen support for West African allies. [Full Article...]

Champions League spot up for grabs on final day

Champions League spot up for grabs on final day In football terms, they are too big to fail for a prolonged period, but with at least six clubs now challenging for four Champions League places in England, they can not expect a smooth route back if they miss out this time. With no European football to focus on, Brendan Rodgers' team were fresh and focused, nearly winning the title for the first time since 1990. Chelsea, crowned champions last we... [Full Article...]

North Korea says USA has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea says USA has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks North Korea will never abandon its "nuclear deterrence for self-defense and pre-emptive strike capability" even if the USA ratchets up sanctions and pressure "to the utmost", Kim said. North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the programme is necessary to counter USA aggression. [Full Article...]

Special counsel a 'witch hunt,' Trump says; Senators briefed on Mueller

The Washington Post has reported that former FBI Director James Comey, whom Trump fired last week, noted in a personal memo that Trump had asked him to let the Michael Flynn probe go. His appointment, by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, was a striking shift for the Justice Department, which had resisted increasingly insistent calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor. [Full Article...]

Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) declared EPS

Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) declared EPS Impala Asset Management LLC now owns 4,416,713 shares of the mining company's stock worth $169,866,000 after buying an additional 1,057,429 shares during the last quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,031 ($39.12), for a total value of £363.72 ($469.50). CKW Financial Group acquired a new position in shares of Rio Tinto plc during the first quarter valued at $163,000. [Full Article...]

Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched vote

He said 40 million votes had been cast, indicating a turnout of about 70 percent, roughly similar to the showing in 2013. Rohani, who oversaw the breakthrough nuclear deal with world powers to ease worldwide sanctions, has promised engagement with the West and more freedom for Iranians. [Full Article...]

Dem senators grilled Rosenstein on Russian Federation probe, Comey firing

During the question period, a reporter asked Trump if he "urged" Comey to "close or to back down the investigation into Michael Flynn?". Two days later, however, Mr Trump claimed the decision to fire Mr Comey has been entirely his own, made independent of the Justice Department's recommendation. [Full Article...]

Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure from investigation

The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a succession of stunning allegations against the president this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisors. Mark Warner, announced Friday that Comey will testify in an open setting before the committee. Democrats, who have compared the widening scandal to the Watergate b... [Full Article...]

Counting underway in Iran Presidential election

Counting underway in Iran Presidential election Iranians vote on Friday in a bitter presidential contest between pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani and hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi that could determine the pace of economic and social reform and Iran's re-engagement with the world. Although considered a moderate by Iranian standards, Rouhani was nonetheless the favorite pick for those seeking more liberal reforms in the conservative Islami... [Full Article...]

Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

The city is claimed as a capital by both Jews and Palestinians, however, and relocating the embassy - and essentially declaring Jerusalem to be Israeli territory - would raise tensions. To get there, the president's convoy will have to pass through Israel's high-security checkpoint and towering concrete barriers that cut the West Bank off from Jerusalem . [Full Article...]

Trump's ex-adviser Flynn will not honor Senate subpoena

Flynn's attorneys have not yet indicated their intentions regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena", Burr said through a spokesperson, according to ABC News. UPDATE , 12:54 p.m.: Flynn's legal team walked back its initial position before lunchtime ended. The Intelligence Committee is seeking to interview Flynn as part of its probe of Russian election interference. [Full Article...]

China ready to normalise ties with South Korea: Xi Jinping

China ready to normalise ties with South Korea: Xi Jinping Xi told Moon's representative Lee Hae-chan on Friday that his visit showed the importance the new South Korean leader attached to relations with Beijing. More South Koreans have become wary since U.S. President Donald Trump had said Seoul should pay $1 billion for THAAD after it was already in operation. [Full Article...]

Syria says USA airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan

USA military officials have not yet determined if Syrian army forces were targeted in the strike or if they were militias aligned with the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The official described Thursday's strike as a defensive action that does not change the USA policy of focusing military efforts on defeating ISIS. This is one of many reasons why the USA should be looking for ways to... [Full Article...]


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